Wednesday, July 2, 2014

A Privy Ordinance in Baltimore - July 2, 1814

Baltimore Privy Ordinance
Patriot & Evening Advertiser.;

An Extract from the Ordinance to prevent Nuisances and re
enforce Useful Regulations within the City of Baltimore.

            Sec. XI. And be it enacted and ordained, That if any person shall open or clean                   any vault or privy, or cause the same to be opened or cleaned   between the first day of June, and the first day of October, without permission of a Commissioner of Health, every person so offending, shall forfeit and pay Twenty Dollars.[1]
            June 15.                                                                       eo7t

[1] Patriot & Evening Advertiser.; Date: 07-02-1814; Volume: 3; Issue: 156; Page: [4]; Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Transcribed by john Peter Thompson, 2 July 2014.

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