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A Daily Look at Historic Legislation

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We have not been able to locate any legislation passed on May 25th to this date, however, the following was passed without a recorded date.

 

1700

 

An ACT against removing of land-marks.

 

For the greater security and certainty of the boundaries of land, Be it enacted, That no person in this province, or counties annexed, shall cut, fell, alter or remove any certain bounded tree, or other allowed land-mark, to the wrong of his neighbor, or any other person, under the penalty of any sum not less than ten pounds.

 

In office: Governor William Penn

 

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