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1783 Mass. Acts 218, An Act in Addition to the Several Acts Already Made for the Prudent Storage of Gun-Powder Within the Town of Boston, ch.13

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1783

The depositing of loaded arms in the houses of the town of Boston is dangerous…That if any person shall take into any dwelling-house, stable, barn, out-house, ware-house, store, shop or other building, within the Town of Boston, any cannon, swivel, mortar, howitzer, or cohorn, or fire-arm, loaded with, or having gun powder in the same, or shall receive into any dwelling-house, stable, barn, outhouse, store, warehouse, shop, or other building, within the said town, any bomb, grenade, or other iron shell, charged with, or having gun-powder in the same, such person shall forfeit and pay the sum of ten pounds…

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