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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 35: Maintenance of boundaries within general field; violation

Section 35. Every proprietor of land lying unfenced in a general field shall once in every two years, if requested by the owner of the adjoining land, run lines with such owner between their lots and make and keep up the boundaries between them by sufficient bound stones, at their joint expense. If he fails so to do after seven days' notice by the adjoining owner, he shall forfeit two dollars to the use of such adjoining owner.