or personal Property, without first making out in Writing, and signing, and publicly reading the Conditions of Sale, nor without advertising the property intended for Sale, and the time and place of Sale in a Newspaper, or by posting up notices in three public places in the ; and also giving notice of the same by a Crier and the ringing of a Bell.
Sec. 5. That no auctioneer of this shall put up or sell by Vendue, or Auction, Liquors of any kind in less quantities than five Gallons, under the penalty of five Dollars for every offence.
Sec. 6. That from and after the passage of this Act, there shall be levied and paid to this Corporation, a duty on the amount of all Sales at Auction by the City Auctioneer or Auctioneers, at the following rates, that, is to say, upon all Real Estate public Securities, Bank & other incorporated Stocks, at the rate of one half of one per cent, upon all Watches, Jewelry, Cutlery, perfumery, and Stationary, at the rate of five per Cent; and other Goods, articles, or things, of whatever sort or kind, whether in the Raw or manufactured state, at the rate of one per Cent, except on Sales of any Property at auction, made under any Order, Ordinance, Decree, Sentence, or Judgment of any Court of the , or of any Justice of the Peace, or by Virtue of any distress for Rent, all of which are hereby exempted from the duties imposed by this Act and may be sold by All public officers legally Authorized so to do; Provided that nothing herein contained shall be so construed as to prevent any Administrator, Executor, Guardian, or persons by them employed in due course of Law from selling by Vendue or Auction.
Sec. 7. That it shall be incumbent on said City Auctioneer or Auctioneers to deduct from the proceeds of all Sales made by him or them, the duties herein before directed to be [p. 91]