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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 265: Quality of lime and casks

Section 265. No stone lime manufactured within the commonwealth shall be sold or exposed for sale, or shipped on board a vessel in casks, unless it is well burnt and pure, in good and sufficient new casks containing either one hundred and eighty or two hundred and eighty pounds each, made of well seasoned heads and staves, with ten good and sufficient hoops on each cask, well driven and sufficiently secured with nails or pins.