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1917: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Tax, Lumberton, NC

Brief Items of Local News August 13, 1917 The Robesonian Brief Items of Local News At a recent meeting the town fathers changed the bulldog tax from $25 to $3. However, a fine of $25 will be imposed on the … Continue reading

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1892 Breed-Specific Pit Bulldog Ordinance – Asheville, NC

With the Alerman Asheville Daily Citizen November 12, 1892 Library of Congress With the Alderman Mr. Starnes promised to have an ordinance prepared by the next meeting, declaring bulldogs a nuisance and condemning them all to instant death, or something … Continue reading

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1904: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Charlotte, NC

In Police Circles August 2, 1904 Charlotte Observer In Police Circles Violated the Bull Dog Ordinance That bulldog ordinance is getting in its work on Mr. S. J. Biggers, the Seventh street groceryman, and Paul Biggers, his son, who are … Continue reading

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1908: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Statesville, NC

After Vicious Dogs Charlotte Observer January 10, 1908 Statesville, NC After Vicious Dogs Statesville City Fathers Determined to Have Them All Muzzled Statesville, Jan 9 — There has been quite a stir in “bulldog circles” during the past few days. … Continue reading

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