Office of the Police Commissioners
For the City of St. Louis.
April 12, 1861.
It being of absolute necessity for the peace and quiet of the city that the law in respect to the Sabbath, commonly called the Sunday law, shall be strictly observed, it is hereby ordered that all shows, games, exhibitions, plays, and fights of man and beast, sales of liquor, or other violation of said laws are forbidden, and notice given that the penalties against the violation of said laws will be strictly enforced.
J.A. Brownlee, President.
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