Daily Archives: December 24, 2014

Merry Christmas, Albany!

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From “Albany Chronicles,” in 1815:

Common Council, in view of past experiences, finds it necessary to pass an ordinance to double watch the streets during Christmas and New Year’s celebration, enforcing the law prohibiting firing of guns days or nights of Dec. 24th, 25th and 26th or from Dec. 31st to Jan. 2d.