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Sec. 8. "That if any step-father shall have sexual intercourse inept with his step-daughter, knowing her to be such; or if any stepmother and her step-son shall have sexual intercourse together, having knowledge of their relationship; or if any father shall have sexual intercourse with his daughter, knowing her to be such; or it any brother and sister, being of the age of sixteen years or upwards, shall have sexual intercourse together, having knowledge of their consanguinity: every step father, stepmother, step-son, father, brother, or sister, so offending, shall be deemed guilty of a high misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, and kept at hard labor, not more than ten, nor less than three years.

Sec. 9. That if any person, on his or her oath or affirmation, Periury in any action, plea, suit, bill, petition, answer, complaint, indictment, controversy, matter or cause, depending, or which may depend in any of the courts of this State, civil, criminal or military; or before any justice of the peace, referees or arbitrators; or in or before the Senate or House of Representatives of the Legislature of this State, or any committee thereof; shall, in any deposition or affidavit, or other oath or affirmation, taken or made pursuant to the laws of this State, or of any reso. lution of the Senate and House of Representatives of the Legislature of this State, or of either of them, shall willfully and corruptly depose, affirm or declare, any matter to be fact, knowing the same to be false, or shall, in like manner, deny any matter to be fact, knowing the same to be true: every person so offending shall be deemed guilty of perjury, and upon conviction thereof, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, and kept at hard labor, not more than seven, nor less than three years.

Sec. 10. That if any person shall persuade, procure or subornation of suborn any other person to commit willful and corrupt perjury; perjury every person so offending shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, and kept at hard labor, not more than seven, nor less than three years.

Sec. 11. That in every indictinent for perjury or suborna. tion of perjury, it shall be sufficient to set forth the substance offence sufficient of the offence charged upon the defendant, and before what m the indictment court or authority the oath or affirmation was taken, averring such court or other authority to have had tull power to administer the same, together with the proper averment, or counts, to falsify the matter or matters wherein the perjury is assigned; without setting forth any part of any record or proceedings, either in law or equitr, other than as aforesaid, and without setting forth the commission or authority of the court, or other authority before whom the perjury was committed.

Sec. 12. That if any person shall villfully and maliciously Argon burn, or cause to he burned, any dwelling house, kitchen, smoke house, shop, barn, stable, store house, ware house, malt house,

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still house, mill, pottery, or other building, the property of any other person; or any church, meeting house, court house, work house, jail, or other public buildings; or any ship, boat, or other water craft; or any bridge of the value of fisty dollars, erected across any of the waters within this State: every person so offending shall be deemed guilty of argon, and upon conviction thereof, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, and kept at hard labor, not more than twenty, nor less than three years.

Sec. 13. That if any person shall willfully and maliciously Atempt to com. set fire to any of the buildings or other property described in

the foregoing section, with intent to burn or destroy the same; every person so offending shall be deenied guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, and kept at hard labor, not more than seven, nor less than three years.

Sec. 14. That if any person shall, in the night season, will.

fully, maliciously and forcibly, break and enter into any dwellBorgtaping ing house, kitchen, smoke house, shop, office, store house, ware

house, malt house, still house, mill, pottery, factory, water craft, church, or meeting house, with intent to kill, rob, commit a rape, or with intent to steal property of any value, or commit any deed by this act declared criminal; every person so offending shall be deemed guilty of burglary, and upon conviction thereof, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, and kept at hard labor, for not more than ten, nor less than three years.

Sec. 15. That if any person shall forcibly and by violence, Róbbeting or by putting in fear, take from the person of another any mo

ney or personal property, of any value whatever; every person so offending shall be deemed guilty of robbery, and upon conviction thereof, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, and kept at hard labor, not more than twenty, nor less than three years.

Sec. 16. That if any person shall willfully and maliciously, Entering house either in the day time or in the night season, enter any dwelling fo. hy night or house, kitchen, shop, store, ware house, malt house, still house, breaking, and at: mill, factory, pottery, water crast, church or meeting house, tempting to com. sinoke house, barn or stable, ard shall attempt to kill, disfigure mr a felony

or maim any person, rob, stab, commit a rape or arson; every person so offending, his or her aiders or abettors, counsellors or procurers, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, and kept at hard labor, not more than seven, nor less than three years.

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Sec. 18. That if any person shall steal any money, or other personal goods or chattels, the property of another, of the value Grand larcany of fifty dollars or upwards; the person so offending shall be deemed guilty of larceny, and upon conviction thereof, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, and kept at hard labor, not more than seven, nor less than three years.

Sec. 19. That if any person shall steal or maliciously destroy stealing or des any bank bill or bills, or promissory note or notes, bill of ex-stroying back change, order, warrant, draft, check, or bond, given for the payment of money, of fifty dollars or upwards, knowing them to be such; every such person shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, and kept at hard labor, not more than seven, nor less than three years.

Sec. 20. That if any person shall receive or buy any bank Receiving á bill or bills, or promissory note or notes, bill of exchange, order, bu drast, warrant, check or bond, given for the payment of money, knowlog them to of fifty dollars or upwards, wbich shall have been stolen, know. ba oroler ing the same to be stolen, with intent to defraud the owner thereof; every person so offending shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, and kept at hard labor, not more than seven, nor less than three years.

Sec. 21. That if any person shall falsely personate another falmaty pertenbefore any court of record, or judge thereof, or before any jus- ating tice of the peace, clerk of either the supreme court or court of common pleas, or any other officer of this State, which is, or hereafter may be, authorized to take the acknowledgment of deeds, powers or warrants of attorney, or to grant marriage licenses, with intent to defraud any person, body politic or corporate; any person so offending shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, and kept at hard labor, for any space of time not exceeding six, nor less than three years.

Sec. 22. That if any person shall falsely make, alter, forge or counterfeit any record or other authentic matter of a public nature; or any charter, letters patent, deed, lease, writing obligatory, will, testament, annuity, bond, covenant, bank bill or note, check, draft, bill of exchange, contract, or promissory note, for the payment of money or other property; or any acceptance of a bill of exchange; or the number or principal sum of any accountable receipt, for any note or any order, or war. rant or request for the payment of money, or the delivery of goods and chattels of any kind; or any acquittance or receipt either for the money or goods; or any acquittance, release, or discharge of any debt, account, action, suit, demand, or other thing, real or personal; or any plat, draft or survey of lands; or any transfer or assurance of money, stock, goods, chattels, or other property whatever; or any letter of attorney; or any power to receive money, or to receive and transfer stock or

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annuities, or to let, lease, dispose of, alien or convey any goods or chattels, lands or tenements, or other estate, real or personal; or any bills drawn by the auditor of public accounts, for the payment of money at the treasury, with intent to damage or defraud any person or persons, body politic or corporale; or, shall utter or publish, as true and genuine, or cause to he ut. tered or published, as true and genuine, any of the abovenamed false, altered, forged or counterfeited matters, as above specificd and described, knowing the same to be false, altered, fórged or counterfeited, with intent to prejudice, damage or defraud any person or persons, body politic or corporate: every person so offending shall be deemed guilty of forgery, and upon conviction thereof, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, and kept at hard labor, for any space of time not more than twenty, nor less than three years.

Sec. 23. That if any person shall voluntarily, unlawfully, Mayhem, fc. and on purpose, rut or bite the nose, lip or lips, ear or ears, or

cut out or disable the tongue, put out an eye, slit the nose, ear, or lip, cut or disable any limb or member, of any person, with intent to murder, kill, maim or disfigure such person, every person so offending shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, and kept at hard labor, not more than twenty, nor less than three years.

Sec. 24. That if any person shall shoot, stah, or shoot at any Stahling and other person, with intent to kill, wound or maim; every person shooting with in [so offending) shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon tent 10 kill. conviction thereof, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, arid

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Sec. 25. That if any person shall engage sin, or fight a duel a chal with another, or shall be second to such person who shall fight lenging to fight a duel; or if any person shall, by word, message, letter, or in

etc. any other way, challenge another to fight a duel, or shall ac

cept a challenge to fight a duel, although no duel be fought; or shall knowingly be the bearer of such challenge; or 'shali advise, proinpt, encourage or persuade any person to fight a duel, or challenge another to fight a duel, whether such due! be or be not fought: every person so offending shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, and kept at hard labor, not more than ten, nor less than three years; and shall forever after be incapable of holding any office of honor, profit or trust, within

this State: Provided however, That is death ensue from such

prn: duel, the person or persons concerned shall be deemed guilty ed shall be deem of murder, and shall be punished for murder in the first or se

nur cord degree, (as the case may be) as is provided in this act; any thing in this section to the contrary notwithstanding.

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have been stolen or taken by robbers, knowing the same to be buying stolen stolen or taken by robbery, with intent to defraud the owner; goods, or harbor

ing thief, with or shall aarnor or conceal any thief or robber, knowing him or knowledge her to be such: every person so offending shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, and kept at hard labor, not more than seven, nor less than three years.

Sec, 27. That if any person shall steal any horse, mare, Horse stealing, gelding, foal or filley, ass or mule, of any value; or if any per-h son shall receive or buy any horse, mare, gelding, foal or filley, ing the thief of ass or mule, that shall have been stolen, knowing the same to have been stolen, with intent, by such receiving or buying, to defraud the owner; or if any person shall conceal any horse thief, knowing him to be such; or if any person shall conceal any horse, mare, gelding, foal or filley, ass or mule, knowing the same to have been stolen: every person so offending shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction there of, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, and kept at hard labor, not more than fifteen, nor less than three years.

Sec. 28. That if any person shall counterfeit any of the Counterfetting coins of gold, silver or copper, currently passed in this State: coin, nttering or shall utter or put off any such counterfeit coin or coins, or making any knowing them to be such; or shall make any instrument for instrument for counterfeiting any of the coins aforesaid: every person so of fending shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, and kept at hard labor, not more than ten, nor less than three years.

Sec. 29. That if any person shall sell, barter, or in any sell manner dispose of, any false, forged, or counterfeit bank note sing of counteror notes; or shall sell, barter, or in any manner dispose of, any le counterfeit bank note or notes, the same not being filled up, or single bill or the signatures thereto forged or affixed, whether by the single sheet, having the bill or by sheets; or if any person shall be detected with any sion for the pur. such counterfeit bank notes in his possession, for the purpose pese of selling. of selling, bartering or disposing of the same; or if any person sing notes on ficshall make, utter, publish, pass or put in circulation, any note titious banks, fo or notes, bill or bills, purporting to be the note or notes, bill or bills of a bank, company or association, which never did in fact exist; such persons, knowing at the time of publishing, passing, or putting in circulation, any such note or notes, bill or bills, that the bank, company or association, purporting to have issued the same, never did exist; every person so offending shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, and kept at hard labor, for not more than seven, nor less than three years. Sec. 30. That if any person sha'l engrave any plate for Engraving any

plate for striking striking or printing any false or counterfeit bank notes, know-counterfeit ing it to be designed for that purpose, or shall knowingly have notes, possessing in his possession, and secretly keep any plate, for the purpose ing such plate, do

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