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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 8: Protection of carriers; misuse of orders; penalty

Section 8. Whoever, with intent to defraud or injure in his business a person licensed by any town as a carrier of goods for hire, takes from the order box of such carrier or effaces or destroys any order to or direction for such carrier to call for and receive goods to be transported by such carrier, or appropriates any such order or direction or makes use of the information derived therefrom for the purpose of executing the same, or for the purpose of transporting any goods or receiving the hire therefor, shall be punished by a fine of not more than twenty-five dollars.