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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 34: Enclosure by proprietor of own land; effect on common field

Section 34. A proprietor may enclose his land at his own expense; and, so long as he keeps it enclosed with a sufficient fence, may cultivate and use it as he thinks fit; and during such period, so far as such enclosed land is concerned, he shall neither be assessed for any expenses incident to the common field nor exercise any control over the portion thereof not enclosed.