1886 N.J. Laws 358, An Act to Regulate the Manufacture and Storage of Gun Powder, Dynamite and Other Explosive, ch. 250, § 1.

That no person or persons or corporations shall after the passage of this act, be permitted within this state to erect, have or maintain, or cause to be erected, had or maintained any establishment, storehouse or building in which in which shall be manufactured, stored or kept any gun powder, blasting powder, dualin, dynamite, forcite, giant powder, nitro-glycerine, or any powder or materials of which nitro-glycerine is an essential ingredient or forms a component part, or any other explosive within the distance of one thousand feet from any public road; and every person or corporation offending against the provisions of this act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, shall be liable to a fine not exceeding two thousand dollars[.]