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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 39: Selling goods and provisions, caring for horses, illegal gaming, horse racing or exhibits near camp meetings

Section 39. Whoever, during the time of holding a camp or field meeting for religious purposes, and within one mile of the place thereof, hawks or peddles goods, wares or merchandise, or establishes or maintains a tent, booth or building for vending provisions or refreshments, or furnishes shelter and food for or has the care of horses for pay, without permission from the authorities or officers having the charge or direction of such meeting, or engages in illegal gaming or horse racing, or exhibits or offers to exhibit any show or play, shall forfeit not more than twenty dollars; provided, that the time of holding such meeting shall not exceed thirty consecutive days in any one year; and that a person having a regular, usual and established place of business within such limits need not suspend his business.