Today In History

Essential Part Of Dog Law A Dead Letter

Event date: Apr 8, 1881

One hundred and twenty six dogs were licensed by Town Clerk Newton up to April 1st — about one-third, probably, of the number of dogs in town — but the other two-thirds will be allowed to live just the same as though they had the legal right, and the essential part of the dog law will remain a dead letter, as usual, and help to bring the law into contempt.

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