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1834.10 Plattsburgh NY Sets Fifty Cent Fine for Ball Play

Tags:

Bans

Game:

Ball Playing

Age of Players:

Adult

"It is ordained, by the Trustees of the Village of Plattsburgh, that no person shall, at any time after the 22d of April, 1834, play ball, either in Bridge-street or Margaret-street, in said Village, under a penalty of fifty cents for each offence, to be sued for and recovered with costs."

This ordinance was approved by the village board of trustees on 4/19/1834.

 

Sources:

Plattsburgh Republican, April 19, 1834, page 3, column 5.

Comment:

Plattsburgh NY (1840 population not ascertained) is about 70 miles S of Montreal Canada and on the western shore of Lake Champlain. It is about 25 miles S of the Canadian border.

Year
1834
Item
1834.10
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