Salem: 1828. 16pp. Later marbled wraps, stitched. Title page with an attractive woodcut of a fire engine. Near Fine.
This rare pamphlet prints the rules and regulations to be observed by the Hose, Sail, Hook and Ladder Companies. Each of them elected its own Director, Assistant Director, Clerk, and Treasurer.
This is the first Bye-Laws of the Town Fire Department, pursuant to State enabling legislation enacted the previous year, also printed here.
FIRST EDITION. Not in Sabin, NUC, American Imprints, Eberstadt, Decker, Rink. OCLC 82928553 [2- AAS, Essex-Peabody] [as of October 2015]. Item #10808