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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 24: Statements of births and deaths; penalty

Section 24. In any statement of births or deaths printed by a town the name of a child born out of wedlock or of its parents shall not be printed, but the words ''child born out of wedlock'' shall be used in place thereof. A town violating this section shall forfeit to the mother of such child not more than one hundred dollars.