1825 N.H. Laws 74, An Act to Regulate the Keeping and Selling and Transporting of Gunpowder, ch. 61, § 5.

[I]f any person or persons shall sell or offer for sale by retail any gunpowder in any highway, or in any street, lane, or alley, or on any wharf, or on parade or common, such person so offending shall forfeit and pay for each and every offence a sum not more than five dollars nor less than one dollar, to be recovered and applied as aforesaid.