Rules and regulations for the establishment and government of a watch and patrol in the town of Halifax

“The said committees shall be appointed by the Magistrates, who shall likewise fill up all vacancies, and the said Committees shall within three days after due notice to them given, make an Alphabetical list of such persons resident within their respective Wards from eighteen years of age and upwards (not being House Servants, Daily Laborers, or People of Color) as they may conceive to be proper persons for watching and paroling or capable by their circumstances to find substitutes. (Clergymen only excepted.)”

Halifax (N.S.). Rules And Regulations for the Establishment And Government of a Watch And Patrol In the Town of Halifax. Halifax [N.S.]: Printed by Edmund Ward …, 1818.