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Revised Code of Ordinances of the City of Mckinney. Revised Page 40, Image 41 (1899) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.




[Ordinances of the City of McKinney,] Storing of Gun Powder and Other Explosives. Be it ordained by the city council of the city of McKinney: That it shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to have or keep stored within the limits of the city of McKinney, at any one time, more than four kegs either of blasting powder or gun powder nor a greater amount of any other high explosive than is reasonably necessary for one day’s business and none of the same shall be kept within the corporate limits of the city of McKinney for wholesale purposes at all. § 2. That any person guilty of a violation of this ordinance shall on conviction be fined in any sum not less than ten dollars nor more than twenty-five dollars for each offense. And further, That each day any person, firm or corporation shall have or keep any amount of such material as is mentioned in section No. 1 stored within the city limits of the city of McKinney in excess of the amounts designated in this ordinance shall constitute a separate offense.