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A Daily Look at Historic Legislation

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Historic Legislation Passed on May 31st

 

1718

 

An ACT empowering the Justices to settle the prices of liquors in public houses, and provender for horses in public stables.

 

WHEREAS, it has been the practice of tavern-keepers, alehouse-keepers and inn-holders, to exact excessive rates for their wine, beer, cyder and other liquors, and also provender for horses, without regard to the plenty and cheapness thereof:…

 

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