Full Statute Name:  New Hampshire Revised Statutes 1843: Offences Against Chastity, Decency and Morality

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Primary Citation:  N.H. Rev. Stat. ch. 219 ยง 12 (1843) Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  January, 2015 Date Adopted:  1843
Summary:

Section 12 of Chapter 219 from New Hampshire Revised Statutes of 1843 covers cruelty to animals.  Specifically, the statutes states what qualifies as cruelty to animals and the punishment for it.

Statute Text: 

New Hampshire Revised Statutes

1843

 

OFFENCES AGAINST CHASTITY, DECENCY AND MORALITY

SECTION 12. If any person shall willfully and maliciously kill, maim, beat or wound any horse, cattle, sheep or swine, he shall be punished by fine not exceeding one hundred dollars, or by imprisonment not exceeding ninety days, or by both of such punishments.

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