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September 2022

Fourth Annual Report of the Board of Commissioners of the Central Park, Ordinances of the Central Park, 1861

Posted by on September 15, 2022

The Board of Commissioners of the Central Park do ordain as follows:  All persons are forbidden—[t]o carry firearms or to throw stones or other missiles within it [Central Park]. Full Text: HathiTrust (subscription required)

N.Y., N.Y. Ordinance Ordained and Established by the Mayor, Aldermen and Commonality of the City of New-York, image 118-119 (1793).

Posted by on March 27, 2020

(IV) And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, that it shall and may be lawful for the mayor or recorder, or any two Alderman of the said city, upon application made by any inhabitant or inhabitants of the said city, and upon his or their making oath of reasonable cause of suspicion (of […]

N.Y., N.Y. Ordinance Ordained and Established by the Mayor, Aldermen and Commonality of the City of New-York, image 118-119 (this section starts on image 53 (1793).

Posted by on March 27, 2020

(II) And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, Than if any person or persons, of what age, sex, or quality soever, from and after the said first day od June next, shall fire and discharge any gun, pistol, rocket, cracker, squib or other fire-work, in any street, lane or ally, garden or other […]