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Chas. Ben. Darwin, Ordinances of the City of Burlington, with Head Notes and an Analytic Index Page 159, Image 159 (1856) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.





Burlington City Ordinances, [To Prevent Fires,] § 9. The Mayor, wharf master, or either fire warden may give such directions as either of them may think proper, relative to the location of any boat having on board gunpowder, gun cotton, hay or other combustible materials; each of said officers are hereby respectively empowered to put in force any order or direction given under this section. Any person refusing or neglecting to obey such orders or directions shall be liable to the penalty provided in the last section of this Ordinance.