Boston Law of the Day
From The Charter and Ordinances of the City of Boston together with the Acts of the Legislature Relating to the City, Boston, 1834.
An ordinance establishing the office of Superintendent of Streets, and prescribing the duties thereof; to prevent unlawful and injurious practices in the streets of the City and in relation to Side Walks [passed August 22, 1833.]
Chapter 41-39 Section 17. Be it further ordained, That from and after the passing of this ordinance, the tenant, occupant, and in case there shall be no tenant, the owner of any building or lot of land bordering on any street, lane, court or public place within the city, (excepting that part of the city called South Boston) where there is any footway or sidewalk, shall, after the ceasing to fall of any snow, if in the day-time within six hours, and if in the night-time, before two of the clock in the afternoon succeeding, cause the same to be removed therefrom; and in default thereof shall forfeit and pay a sum not less than one dollar, and not more than four dollars, for each and every day that the same shall afterwards remain on such footway or sidewalk.