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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 281: Counterfeiting brand, etc.; penalty

Section 281. Whoever counterfeits a brand used or intended to be used for the purpose of marking a cask of nails or brads, or destroys or alters a mark or impression made by another's brand on a cask of wrought, cut or wire nails or brads, and causes a different impression by such counterfeit brand to be marked or impressed thereon, or shifts any such nails or brads from one branded cask to another and thereby avails himself of another's brand, shall forfeit twenty dollars.