On Behalf of the King: Police Ordinance about Hawkers and Distributors of Printed Materials
Police ordinance, concerning the hawkers and distributors of printed materials, which incite rebellion and trouble the order and tranquility of the State, and threaten the authority of the king.
July 11, 1789.
This law forbids the distribution of printed materials considered harmful to the State. Previous laws prohibiting the unauthorized printing and distribution of various types of printed materials are cited. Colporteurs must register in order to receive permission to distribute printed materials. The government must approve all printed materials before they can sell and distribute them.
|Title||On Behalf of the King: Police Ordinance about Hawkers and Distributors of Printed Materials|
|Short Title||On Behalf of the King, 1789|
|Place of Publication||A Versailles|
|Publisher||De l'Imprimerie royale|
|Call Number||Case Wing folio Z144 .A1 v. 10 no. 87|
|Location||Special Collections 4th floor|