“Sec. 1. From and after the date of this ordinance, no merchant, storekeeper, or other person whatever, shall keep, at any one time, more than fifty pounds of gunpowder on the premises used or occupied by him, within the thickly built and inhabited parts of the city, under the penalty of fifty dollars.”
1842, NJ, An Ordinance concerning Nuisances §1 Penalty for storing gunpowder
Charter and Ordinances Of The City Of Trenton, New Jersey, With Legislative Acts Relating To The City (Trenton, NJ: Naar, Day & Naar, Printers, “True American” Office, 1875), 185. An Ordinance concerning Nuisances, §1.