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Act Incorporating the City of Cincinnati, and the Ordinances of Said City Now in Force Page 44-45, Image 44-45 (1828) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.




Ordinances of the City of Cincinnati, An Ordinance to Prevent Accidents from the Firing of Cannon or Other Guns on Boats, in Front of the City of Cincinnati, § 1. Be it, and it is hereby ordained, by the City Council of the city of Cincinnati, That from and after the fifteenth day of March inst. It shall not be lawful for any person or persons having charge or being on board of any boat upon the Ohio river, when passing by, stopping at, or leaving the city of Cincinnati, to cause any cannon, gun or other fire-arms to be so fired as to discharge its contents towards the city: Provided, however that this prohibition shall not extend southwardly of the city beyond the middle of the Ohio river; and any person or persons offending against this ordinance shall on conviction thereof before the Mayor, be fined in any sum not exceeding one hundred dollars, with costs of suit.