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An Act of Incorporation for that Part of the Northern Liberties, Lying between the Middle of Sixth Street and the River Delaware, and between Vine Street and Cohocksink Creek, with Ordinances for the Improvement of the Same Page 51, Image 52 (1824) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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[An Ordinance for the Suppression of Nuisance, and for the regulation of drivers of carriages and horses, in and through the streets, lanes and alleys, within the incorporated part of the township of the Northern Liberties, and for enforcing useful regulations therein.] § 8. And be it further ordained and enacted by the authority aforesaid, That no person or persons shall fire, or discharge any cannon, or piece of artillery, or small arms, or prove any pistol, gun, musket barrels, or cannon, or illuminate, or cause to be illuminated, any house within the regulated parts, incorporated as aforesaid, in said township, without permission from the president of the board of commissioners, under the penalty of forfeiting and paying for every piece of cannon or other artillery, or small arms, or pistol, gun, or musket barrel so fired, or house so illuminated, the sum of two dollars.