1885 R.I. Pub. Laws 6, An Act In Amendment Of And in Addition To Chapter 242 Of The Public Statutes, Entitles “Of Offenses Against Private Property.” § 1

§ 1. Every person who shall knowingly deliver or cause to be delivered to any person or carrier any box, can or other package of nitro-glycerine, gunpowder, naptha or other equally explosive material, not marked with a plain and legible label describing its contents, or who shall remove or cause to be removed any such label or mark shall be fined not more than ten thousand dollars or imprisoned not more than five years.