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House. Comm. on the Judiciary. Act to punish the crime of drunkenness, 1836
House No. 61 On February 17, 1836, the Committee on the Judiciary was ordered to consider criminalizing drunkenness, so in March, the Committee
reported a bill: An Act to punish the crime of drunkenness, 1836. "Any person who shall be publicly and notoriously guilty of the crime of drunkenness"
would be fined and spend a day in jail. If there were a third conviction, such a person would be a common drunk. (Digitized from a microfilm copy
of title originally held by the Library of Congress).
Title:   Ordered, that the committee on the judiciary be instructed to consider the expediency of providing by law for punishing the crime of drunkenness ... .
OCLC Number:   1390458085
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