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Senate. Special Comm. on an Act for Regulating Wooden Buildings. Act for regulation of wooden buildings in Boston, 1835
Senate No. 71 On April 4, 1835, a special committee of the Senate considered a House bill and reported it with amendments: An Act for the further
regulation of the erection of wooden buildings in the City of Boston, 1835. There were limits and restrictions for wooden buildings, firewalls, etc.,
with stiff fines for non-compliance. However, the requirements varied in different areas of the city. The law would not take effect until approved by
the voters. The Senate amendments required slate roofing and the approval vote had to be held within sixty days. (Digitized from a microfilm copy
of title originally held by the Massachusetts State Library)
Title:   The special committee of the Senate, to whom was referred the bill from the House of Representatives, entitled an Act for the further regulation of wooden buildings in the city of Boston, have had the same under consideration, and report the bill with the accompanying amendments.
OCLC Number:   1406036289
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