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Senate. Comm. on Lotteries. Act amending an act on lotteries, 1827
SEE ALSO 51770 Senate No. 17 The Senate created a committee to study punishments for lottery offenses on February 8, 1827. The committee submitted
a bill on February 12, 1827. An Act in addition to an Act entitled An Act in relation to lotteries. Too many tickets were being sold. If an
offender had been convicted once and then offended a second time, he had to pay a fine. If he offended a third time, it meant a fine and jail time with
hard labor. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the Massachusetts State Library).
Title:   Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In Senate, February 8, 1827 : Ordered, that Messrs. Taft, Kendall from Suffolk, and Marston, be a committee to take into consideration the expediency of so amending "an act in relation lotteries," passed March 4th, 1826, as more effectually to suppress the sale of tickets in the same. Attest, Paul Willard, clerk. ; In Senate, February, 12, 1827. The aforesaid committee, having considered the subject, report a bill. Per order, Bezaleel Taft, Jun.
OCLC Number:   438095161
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