W.H. Gaylord, Standing Rules of Order of the Cleveland City Council: With a Catalogue of the Mayors and Councils of the City of Cleveland, from Its Organization, April, 1836, to April, 1871, and Officers of the City Government for 1872 Page 128, Image 152 (1872) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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  • 1856

[Ordinances of the City of Cleveland,] Gunpowder, An Ordinance to Establish a Magazine, and Regulate the Sale of Powder. Be it ordained by the City Council of the city of Cleveland... § 3. No person shall keep within the city, any quantity of gunpowder exceeding twenty-five pounds, or of gun cotton exceeding five pounds, for a longer period than twenty-four hours, except in the powder magazine; and said twenty-five pounds shall be kept in tin or copper canisters, neither of which shall contain over seven pounds and shall be labelled “gunpowder,” and be kept near the front or rear entrance of every building in which it is contained. § 4. Any person violating the provisions of this ordinance shall, on conviction thereof, be fined in any sum not exceeding twenty dollars.