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an intention to commit theft within the same, and shall

be thereof duly convicted,shall suffer imprisonment, in

new-gate prison, for a term not exceeding three years.
sect. 25. Every person who shall break and enter the
dwelling-house of another, in the day time, any person
being therein, and thereby put in fear or dread, with an
intention to commit theft therein, and shall be thereof
duly convicted, shall suffer imprisonment, in new-gate
prison, for a term not exceeding three years.
sect. 26. Every person who shall commit arson, and
be thereof duly convicted, shall suffer imprisonment, in
new-gate prison, for a term not exceeding seven years.
sect. 27. Every person who shall wilfully burn, being
the property of another, any ship or other vessel; any
office, store, shop, warehouse, mill, distillery, brewery or
manufactory; or any barn, stable or other out-house, not
parcel of any dwelling-house; and shall be thereof duly
convicted, shall suffer imprisonment, in new-gate prison,
for a term not exceeding seven years.
sect. 28. Every person, being the owner or tenant of
any house, out-house, office, store, shop, warehouse, mill,
distillery, brewery or manufactory, who shall wilfully
burn the same, with an intention thereby to defraud or
prejudice any person, or body politic or corporate, that
hath underwritten, or shall underwrite any policy or
policies of insurance thereon, or on any goods, wares or
merchandize therein, and shall be thereof duly convict-
ed, shall suffer imprisonment, in new-gate prison, for a
term not exceeding seven years.
sect. 29. Every person being the owner of, or captain,
master, officer or mariner, belonging to any ship or ves-
sel, who shall wilfully cast away, burn or otherwise de-
stroy the ship or vessel of which he is owner, or to which
he belongeth, with an intention thereby to defraud or
prejudice any person, or body politic or corporate, that
hath underwritten, or shall underwrite any policy or
policies of insurance thereon, or on the cargo thereof, or
any merchant that hath laden, or shall load goods thereon,
or any owner or owners of such ship or vessel, and shall
be thereof duly convicted, shall suffer imprisonment in
new-gate prison for a term not exceeding seven years.
sect. 30. If any person shall falsely make, alter, forge
or counterfeit, or cause to be falsely made, altered, forg-
ed or counterfeited, any deed or writing sealed, instru-
ment of conveyance, will, testament, codicil, bond, writ-
ing obligatory, promissory note, bill of exchange, bill of
lading, acceptance of any bill of exchange, indorsement
or assignment of any bill or note, letter of credit, warrant
or order for payment of money or delivery of goods, re-

Breaking dwelling-house in day time.

Arson.

Burning vessel, office, &c.

Burning one's house, &c. with intent to defraud insurets.

Destroying vessel, with intent to defraud insurers.

Forgery.

Counterfeiting coin.

Possessing with intent to pass counterfeited coin.

Selling, &c. counterfeited bills, with intent to have the same passed.

ceipt, release, acquittance, letter of attorney, or any other
writing of any person or persons, or body politic or cor-
porate, with an intention to defraud or prejudice any
person or persons, or body politic or corporate ; or shall,
with like intention, alter or publish as true any false,
forged or counterfeited deed, or writing sealed, instru-
ment of conveyance, will, testament, codicil, bond,
writing obligatory, promissory note, bill of exchange, bill
of lading, acceptance of any bill of exchange, indorse-
ment or assignment of any bill or note, letter of credit,
warrant or order for the payment of money or delivery
of goods, receipt, release, acquittance, letter of attorney
or other writing, of any person or persons, or body politic
or corporate, knowing the same to be false, altered, forg-
ed or counterfeited ; every person, so offending, being
thereof duly convicted, shall suffer imprisonment, in
new-gate prison, for a term not exceeding three years ;
and shall render and pay to the party or parties injured
thereby, double damages, to be recovered by action,
founded on this statute; and shall be rendered incapable
and disabled to give any evidence or verdict in any court
or judicial proceeding.
sect. 31. If any person shall counterfeit, or cause or
procure to be counterfeited, any of the species of gold or
silver coins now current, or hereafter to be current in this
state; or shall pass or give in payment, or offer to pass or
give in payment the same; or to permit, cause or pro-
cure the same to be altered or passed, with an intention
to defraud any person or body politic or corporate, know-
.# the same to be counterfeited ; every such person, so
offending, being thereof duly convicted, shall be impris-
oned, in new-gate prison, for a term not exceeding three
years.
sect. 32. If any person shall have in his possession,
or receive from any other person, any counterfeited gold
or silver coins, of the species now current, or hereafter
to be current, in this state, with an intention to utter or
o the same, or to permit, cause or procure the same to
e uttered or passed, with an intention to defraud any
person or body politic or corporate, knowing the same to
be counterfeited; every such person, so offending, being
thereof duly convicted, shall suffer imprisonment, in new-
gate prison, for a term not exceeding three years.
sect. 33. If any person shall sell, or exchange, or give
in payment, or offer to sell, or exchange, or give in pay-
ment,any forgedor counterfeited bill of exchange, promis-
sory note, bank bill or bank check, with intention to have
the same uttered or passed, to defraud any person or body
politic or corporate; every such person, so offending,

being thereof duly convicted, shall suffer imprisonment, in new-gate prison, for a term not exceeding three ears. sect. 34. If any person shall make or engrave, or Making plates cause or procure to be made or engraved, any plate for forcounterfeit. forging or counterfeiting any promissory note, or bill, for ing bills. the payment of money, in the name of any person or persons, or body politic, or corporate ; every such person, so offending, being thereof duly convicted, shall suffer imprisonment, in new-gate prison, for a term not exceeding three years. sect. 35. If any person shall have in his possession, Possessing, or receive from any other person, any forged or counter- with intent to feited promissory note or bill, for the payment of money, ... ." - - - - - :’.” feited bills. with intention to utter or pass the same, or to permit, cause or procure the same to be uttered or passed, with intention to defraud any person, or body politic or corporate, knowing the same to be forged or counterfeited ; every such person, so offending, being thereof duly convicted, shall suffer imprisonment, in new-gate prison, for a term not exceeding three years. sect. 36. If any person shall have, or keep in his Possessing custody or possession, any blank, or unfinished note or blank bills, bill, made in the form or similitude of any promissory i. o to note or bill, for the payment of money, made to be issued ...".” by any incorporated bank or company in this state, or in fraudulently. the United States, with an intention to fill up and complete such blank and unfinished note or bill, or to permit, cause or procure the same to be filled up and completed, in order to utter and pass the same, or to permit, cause or procure the same to be uttered or passed, to defraud any person or body politic or corporate ; such person in whose custody or possession any such blank or unfinished note or bill shall be found, being thereof duly convicted, shall suffer imprisonment, in new-gate prison, for a term not exceeding three years. sect. o any person shall have, or keep in his Possessing custody or possession, any plate for forging or counter- plates of for-, feiting any promissory note, or bill, for the payment of ging bank money, in the form or similitude of any promissory note,” or bill, issued by any incorporated bank, or company in this state, or in the United States, with intention to forge or counterfeit, or to permit, cause, or procure to be forged or counterfeited, any promissory note, or bill, issued by any incorporated bank or company, as aforesaid; such erson, in whose custody or possession such plate shall be ound, being thereofduly convicted, shall suffer imprisonment, in new-gate prison, for a term not exceeding three years.

Horse-stealing.

Stealing from the person at a fire.

Stealing from the person.

Breaking and stealing from a building in

the day time.

Simple theft.

sect. 38. Every person who shall steal any horse or horses, in this state, and be thereof duly convicted, before the superior or county court, shall suffer imprisonment, in new-gate prison, for a term not exceeding two years, and shall also pay to the owner of such horse or horses, treble the value thereof, to be recovered by information, or action, founded on this statute.

sect. 39. If any person shall steal from the person of another, any money, goods, or chattels, or any bill or bills, issued by any incorporated bank in this state, or in the United States ; or any deed, lease, indenture, bond, writing obligatory, bill of exchange, promissory note, warrant, or order for the payment of money, or delivery of goods, receipt or discharge, or any book account, or other writing, being evidence of debt, adjustment, or settlement, whatever, at an assembly of people, collected for the purpose of extinguishing a fire; every such person, so offending, being thereof duly convicted, before the superior or county court, shall suffer imprisonment, in newgate prison, for a term not exceeding five years.

sect. 40. If any person shall steal from the person of another, any money, goods, or chattels, or any bill or

bills, issued by any incorporated bank in this state, or in

the United States; or any deed, lease, indenture, bond,
writing obligatory, bill of exchange, promissory note,
warrant, or order for the payment of money, or delivery
of goods, receipt or discharge, or any book account, or
other writing, leeing evidence of debt, adjustment or set-
tlement, whatever, to the amount or value of twenty dol-
lars; every such person, so offending, being thereof duly
convicted before the superior or county court, shall suf-
fer imprisonment, in new-gate prison, for a term not ex-
ceeding two years.
sect. 41. If any person shall, unlawfully, break and
enter any building or vessel, in the day time, and
therein steal any money, goods, or chattels, or any bill or
bills, issued by any incorporated bank in this state, or in
the United States, or any deed, lease, indenture, bond,
writing obligatory, bill of exchange, promissory note,
warrant, or order for the payment of money, or delivery
of goods; or any book account, or other writing, being
evidence of debt, adjustment or settlement, whatever, of
the amount or value of one dollar; every such person, so
offending, being thereof duly convicted before the supe-
rior or county court, shall suffer imprisonment, in new-
gate prison, for a term not exceeding two years.
sect. 42. If any person shall steal any money, goods,
or chattels, or any bill or bills, issued by any incorporated
bank in this state, or in the United States; or any deed,

lease, indenture, bond, writing obligatory, bill of ex-
change, promissory note, warrant, or order, for the pay-
ment of money or delivery of goods, receipt or discharge,
or any book account, or other writing, being evidence of
debt, adjustment, or settlement, whatever ; every such
person, so offending, being thereof duly convicted, before
the county court, if the value of the property, so stolen,
amount to thirty dollars, otherwise before a justice of the
of the peace, shall forfeit and pay treble the value of the
property so stolen, to the owner or owners thereof, and be
further punished by fine, not exceeding seven dollars ;
and if the value of the property so stolen, amount to the
sum of four dollars, such offender shall be further pun-
ished, by whipping, not exceeding ten stripes for one of.
fence; and if the property so stolen, be of less value
than said sum of four dollars, but of the value of one dol-
lar, and such offender shall refuse, or neglect to pay the
fine imposed, he shall be punished by whipping as afore-
said.
sect. 43. If any person shall receive and conceal any
stolen goods, articles or things, knowing them to be such,
he may and shall be proceeded against as a principal, al-
though the person or persons who committed the theft be
not thereof convicted; any law, usage, or custom, to the
contrary notwithstanding.
sect. 44. And be it further enacted, That every per-
son who shall commit perjury, and shall be thereof duly
convicted, before the superior or county court, shall for-
feit and pay the sum of sixty-seven dollars, one half to
the person or persons aggrieved by such offence, who
shall sue for and prosecute the same to effect, and the
other half to the use of this state; and shall suffer im-
prisonment, in new-gate prison, for the term of six months;
and shall be, forever after such conviction, discredited,
and disabled to be sworn in any court of record.
sect. 45. Every person who shall be guilty of subor-
nation of perjury, and shall be thereof duly convicted, be-
fore the superior or county court, shall be subject to the
same forfeiture, and suffer the same imprisonment and
disability, and be proceeded against in the same manner,
as for the crime of perjury.
sect. 46. '' any fudge, or other person concerned in
the administration of Justice, shall take any illegal fee,
gift, or undue reward, to influence his behavior in his
office; or if any person shall give or offer any money, or
other thing of value, to any Judge, or other person con-
cerned in the administration of ustice, with an intention
to influence his behavior in his office; every such judge,
or person, so olienus, suall be deemed guilty of bribe-

Receiving and concealing stolen goods.

Crimes against
PUBLIC Jus-
Tice.

Perjury.

Subornation of perjury.

Bribery.

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