Wednesday, October 17, 2007

From the Law Books: Coffee-House Licensing in Dycusburg (1863)

General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky
Held in Frankfort, KY, Monday, Dec. 7, 1863

1864. CHAPTER 269.
AN ACT for the benefit of the Trustees of the Town of Dycusbnrg.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:

§ 1. That hereafter the trustees of the town of Dycusburg, a majority of the board concurring, shall have the power to grant a coffee-house license to any applicant therefore, who may reside within the corporate limits of said town, under the same rules and regulations, and subject to the same pains and penalties, which are now by law prescribed in such cases.

§ 2. It shall never hereafter be necessary to submit such application to a vote of the qualified voters of said town, before the granting of such license.

§ 3. The board of trustees shall have the right to charge, for such license, a tax of not less than twenty nor more than fifty dollars, in addition to that charged by the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

§ 4. All acts or parts of acts coming in conflict with this act are hereby repealed; and this act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved February 9, 1864.

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