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Lowell, Merrimac, Portland, Sudbury, Court and State
streets, to Kilby square, and return by the same route. Cambridge Line. Sect. 31. Cambridge Line. Route, through Cam
bridge, Court and Brattle streets, and return by the same
route. East Cambridge
SECT. 32. East Cambridge Line. Route, through Leverett, Green, Court and Brattle streets, and return by the same route.
Sect. 33. Charlestown Lines. Route, through Haverhill, Union and Brattle streets, and return by the same route.
SECT. 34. Dorchester Line. Route, through Sea, Summer, Arch and Franklin streets, and return by the same route. The route for Grove Hall omnibus, shall be through Washington and State streets, and return by the same
route. Roxbury Line. SECT. 35.
Roxbury Line. Route, from Roxbury, through Washington, Court, Cornhill and Washington
streets, to Roxbury. Roxbury Line,
Sect. 36. Roxbury Line, Tremont Road. Route, from Tremont Road.
Roxbury, through Washington street or over the Tremont road, to No. 192 Tremont street, and return by the same
route. Jamaica Plain,
SECT. 37. Jamaica Plain, Brighton, and Brookline Brighton and Brookline Linos. Lines. Route, through Tremont street or through Park
and Beacon streets, and return by the same route.
Sect. 38. Chelsea Line. Route, through Haverhill, Union, Hanover and Court streets, to Cornhill, and return by the same route.
License for trucks, wagons, &c.
TRUCKS, WAGONS, &c. SECT. 39. Every truck, wagon, dray, cart, hand-cart, sleigh, sled or hand-sled, and every other vehicle which shall be used within the city of Boston, for the conveyance from place to place, within the said city, of wood, coal, lumber, stone, brick, sand, gravel, clay, dirt, rubbish, goods, wares, furniture, merchandize, building materials, or article, or thing whatsoever, whether of a like description or not, shall be licensed, as hereinafter provided, and
shall have placed upon the outside, and upon each side of the same, the name of the owner, and the number of the license, in plain legible words and figures, of not less than one and one half inches in size, and so that the name may be distinctly seen; and if the owner of any such vehicle, shall use, or suffer the same to be used, or if any
other person shall use any such vehicle, without being licensed as hereinafter provided, or without having the name and number so placed as aforesaid, they, or either of them shall be liable to a fine of not less than three dollars, nor more than twenty dollars for each offence.
SECT. 40. The mayor and aldermen will, from time to Mayor and altime, grant licenses to such persons, and upon such terms license, and as they may deem expedient, to have a stand for, to use and to drive, any such vehicle as aforesaid within the city of Boston, and they may revoke such licenses at their discretion; and a record of all licenses so granted, shall be kept by the city marshal.
SECT. 41. For every license so granted there shall be Fee for license. paid to the city marshal the sum of one dollar for the use of the city; and the city marshal shall make a quarterly City marshal to
make quarterly report to the mayor and aldermen, of all sums so received, report. and shall pay over the same to the city treasurer. SECT. 42. All licenses granted as aforesaid, shall ex- When licenses
shall expire. pire on the first day of July next after the date thereof, and no license of any vehicle which has a stand in any street, or square, shall be sold, assigned, or transferred, shall not be
transferred, without the consent of the mayor and aldermen, endorsed without, &c. thereon by the city marshal.
SECT. 43. The person in whose name a license is taken who shall be out for any such vehicle, shall, for all the purposes of these orders, be considered as the owner of the same, and liable to all the forfeitures and penalties herein contained, unless upon the sale of any such vehicle, notice be given thereof to the city marshal, and the license delivered up to him.
Sect. 44. Any person who may be licensed as afore- Neglect to take said, either as owner or driver of any of the before men- it is granted. tioned vehicles, who shall continue to use any such carriage or other vehicle, and shall neglect or refuse to take
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out his license within thirty days after notice that the same has been granted, shall be liable to a fine of not less than one dollar, and not more than twenty dollars, for each and every day thereafter that he or they shall refuse, or neg
lect to take out said license. Truck,&c., shall SECT. 45. No truck, cart, wagon, or other vehicle, used not be driven by a minor, unless, for any of the purposes mentioned in the 39th section, shall
be driven by any minor unless he be specially licensed by the mayor
and aldermen as a minor; and if any owner or other person having the care of any such vehicle, shall suffer or permit an unlicensed minor to drive any such vehicle, he or they shall be liable to a fine of not less than two nor more than twenty dollars for each offence.
SECT. 46. Not more than two horses shall be harnessed truck, &c. to, and permitted to draw any truck, or sled, in or through
any of the public streets, squares, lanes, or alleys of the city, and not more than three horses shall be harnessed to, and permitted to draw any cart, wagon or dray in or through any of the public streets, squares, lanes, or alleys of the city, unless in either of the above cases, for the carriage of any one single article exceeding two and a half tons in weight, and which cannot be divided, under a pen
alty of not less than five, nor more than twenty dollars : Proviso. provided, that the mayor and aldermen may grant permis
sion upon any special application for that purpose, for more than two horses to draw any truck, or sled, and for more than three horses to draw any cart, wagon, or dray, when they may think it reasonable or necessary: provided, also, that four horses or other beasts may, without such special permission, be attached to, and permitted to draw any wagon, employed to transport loads out of the city into the country, or from the country into the city; said four horses or other beasts being yoked in pairs, or so harnessed that two shall travel abreast.
SECT. 47. All drivers, and other persons having the
care and ordering of any truck, cart, wagon, sled, or dray, Thacher's Crim. passing in or through the streets, squares or lanes of the
city, shall drive their horses or beasts, at a moderate foot pace, and shall not suffer or permit them to go in a gallop,
Pace at which
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or trot; and such drivers or other persons shall hold the reins in their hands to guide and restrain such horses or beasts, or they shall walk by the head of the shaft, or wheel horse, either holding or keeping within reach of the bridle or halter of the horse or other beast. And any person offending against either of the provisions of this section shall be liable to a fine of not less than five dollars nor more than twenty dollars for each offence.
SECT. 48. No truck shall be used in this city, the Length of length whereof, from the end of the shaft to the extreme end of the side, shall be greater than twenty-four feet and six inches, under a penalty of not less than five, nor more than twenty dollars every time such truck is used.
Sect. 49. No person shall cause to be carried on any Weight of load. truck, or cart, any load the weight whereof shall exceed three tons; or on any wagon, any load the weight whereof shall exceed three tons; excepting the load which may consist of an article which cannot be divided; and any person violating either of the provisions of this section, shall be liable to a fine of not less than ten, nor more than twenty dollars for each offence.
CARRIAGES IN GENERAL.
er than five minutes without
minutes in any
SECT. 50. No owner, driver, or other person having the carriages shall
not remain longcare or ordering of any chaise, carryall, hackney carriage, truck, cart, wagon, hand-cart, sleigh, sled, hand-sled, or some person, &c. any other vehicle whatsoever, new or old, finished or un- than twenty finished, with or without a horse or horses, or other animal case. or animals, harnessed thereto, shall suffer the same to remain in any street, square, lane or alley of this city, more than five minutes, without some proper person to take Com. v. Robertcare of the same, or more than twenty minutes in any case ; March T. 1850. and any person so offending shall be liable to a fine of not less than three or more than twenty dollars for each offence. But this section shall not apply to the carriages of Physicians' car
riages excepted. physicians while visiting the sick.
Sect. 51. No carriage or vehicle of any description, Bells required in whether of burden or pleasure, shall be driven through any part of the city of Boston, during any time that the snow
Carriages shall not stop so as to obstruct foot passengers, &c.
or ice shall be upon, or cover the streets, squares, lanes, or alleys of the said city, unless there shall be three or more bells attached to the horse or horses, or some part of the harness thereof, under a penalty of not less than three dollars, nor more than twenty, for each offence.
Sect. 52. No owner, driver, or other person having the care of any truck, cart, wagon, sled, or other vehicle, whether used for burden or pleasure, shall stop or place such vehicle at or near the intersection of any street, lane, or alley, in such manner as to cross the footing or flag stones, or prevent foot passengers from passing the street, lane or alley, in the direction or line of the footway or flag stones, on the side of such street, lane or alley, under a penalty of not less than three, nor more than twenty dollars; and any person who shall have so placed any such vehicle as aforesaid, and shall not immediately, on the request of any foot passenger, cause the same to be removed, or who shall absent himself so that such request cannot be immediately made and complied with, shall be liable to an additional penalty of not less than two, nor more than ten dollars.
Sect. 53. No person shall sit or stand in or upon, or near any carriage, or other vehicle, or on any beast har
nessed thereto, with intent to drive the same, unless he or Manner of hold- she shall have strong reins, or lines, fastened to the bridle
of such beast, and held in his or her hand; nor shall any Pace at which person suffer, or permit any such beast to run, gallop, trot,
pace, or go, at any rate exceeding seven miles to the hour, through any street, lane, square, or alley of the city; and if any person shall violate either of the provisions of this section, he shall be liable to a fine of not less than five dollars
nor more than twenty dollars for each offence. Driver shall re
SECT. 54. Every driver of any truck, wagon, or other main neur, &c. vehicle, within the city of Boston, shall remain near to such
vehicle while it is unemployed, or standing in the streets, or squares of the city, unless he shall be necessarily absent therefrom, in the course of his duty and business, and shall so keep his horse or horses, and carriage or other vehicle, as that the same shall not obstruct the said streets or
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