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Smoking not permitted...
Item # 556925
February 17, 1830
MASSACHUSETTS SPY, & WORCESTER COUNTY ADVERTISER, Worcester, Massachusetts, February 17, 1830
* No smoking law in the early 19th century?
Page 3 has a report about the Pennsylvania Legislature: "A standing rule was adopted in the House of Representatives at Harrisburg...forbidding smoking, either in the hall or the adjoining rooms. The vote stood, ayes 61, noes 33. A motion was made to include snuffing and chewing which failed".
Other news of the day with many ads. Large areas of lite damp stainin, otherwise in good condition. 4 pages.
Category: Pre-Civil War