a great Number of Mad-Dogs

Whereas Complaint has been made to the Mayor and recorder of this Borough, of a great Number of Mad-Dogs being in and about this Town, It is therefore Ordered, that all Persons within this Borough keep their Dogs Chained up for the space of two Months from Wednesday morning next. And all Persons are desired to take Notice, That the Constables, Beadles, and other Peace-Officers within this Borough, are Ordered to Kill all Dogs that shall be seen Loose in the Streets within that time.