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Year: 1714

1672-1714 Conn. Acts 3, False Alarms.

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It is ordered by the Authority of this Court; That if any person or persons in this Colony, without just and necessary occasion to do so, shall cause any Alarm, by firing any Gun or Guns, or otherwise, in any of our Plantations, at any time between the...

It is ordered by the Authority of this Court; That if any person or persons in this Colony, without just and necessary occasion to do so, shall cause any Alarm, by firing any Gun or Guns, or otherwise, in any of our Plantations, at any time between the shutting in the Evening or break of the Day, (such practices being prejudicial to the comfort and safety of the Plantations) the person or persons that are discovered, and convicted to be guilty herein, shall pay five pounds a piece to the publick [sic] Treasury, or suffer two months Imprisonment, or other Corporal punishment. . .

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