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1865 Del. Laws 930, An Act to Prevent the Loading of Gunpowder Within Certain Distances of Railroads, chap. 554, § 1.

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That it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to load gunpowder of any kind into cars on any railroad in this State, within one hundred yards of the bed of the regular track used in carrying passengers, and upon conviction of any person engaged in participating in any way in loading or putting gunpowder of any kind into cars standing within one hundred standing within one hundred yards of the regular bed of the railroad engaged in carrying passengers in this State, he shall forfeit and pay to the State a fine of one thousand dollars and be imprisoned for the term of six months, at the discretion of the Court.