Duke Center for Firearms Law
Duke Law logo

Charter of the Village of Lansingburgh, and the By-Laws and Ordinances; Revised July 1865 Page 50, Image 51 (1865) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

Subject(s):

Jurisdiction(s):

Year(s):

Ordinances of the Village of Lansinburgh, §5 It shall not be lawful for any person or persons to set fire to, or burn, or cause to be burned, any shavings, leaves, straw, chips, rubbish, barrels, boxes or other combustible materials in any street, or alley, or upon any lot in said village, unless the same be done between the hours of sunrise and ten o’clock in the morning; nor shall any person or persons fire any cannon, gun, pistol or other fire arms, or set fire to, or burn any squib, cracker, rocket or powder (except for the purpose of blasting rocks for improvements, or trying guns in the manufacturing of them,) within the limits of said village without the consent of the president or board of trustees of said village; and every person offending against any of the provisions of this section contained shall forfeit and pay for every offence the sum of twenty dollars.