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May 2023

Firing Weapons, § 5, Article 32—Profane Swearing and Disorderly Conduct, The Code of the City of Annapolis (1897).

Posted by on May 15, 2023

        “Sec. 5. Any person who shall discharge or fire off, any gun or other fire arms, or fire off or throw any fire crackers, chasers or other fireworks in said city, except when performing military duty, shall be fined not less than one nor more than twenty dollars, in the discretion […]

Gunpowder and Explosives, §§ 1-3, Article 18, The Code of the City of Annapolis (1897).

Posted by on May 15, 2023

        “Sec. 1. No person or persons, shall keep in any store, vault, cellar, building or buildings, within the limits of said city, without special permission from the City Council, a greater quantity of gunpowder at any one time than fifty pounds, (which shall be secured in tin canisters or wooden kegs,) […]

An Act to Prevent Popery within this Province, Votes and Proceedings of the Lower House of Assembly of the Province of Maryland (22 May, 1756).

Posted by on April 14, 2023

“And be it further Enacted, That all such Armour, Gunpowder, and Ammunition, of whatsoever Kinds, as any Papist whatever, within this Province, hath or shall have in his House or Houses, or elsewhere, or in the Hands and Possession of any other Person at his or their Disposition, shall be taken from such Papist, or […]

An Act for Regulating the Militia of the Province of Maryland (MD General Assembly, Lower House, L.H.J. Liber No. 48, Assembly Proceedings, May 22, 1756)

Posted by on April 6, 2023

“And be it Enacted by the Authority aforesaid that any Person of the Militia who shall get drunk on any Muster-day before or at Muster shall forfeit the Sum of Ten Shillings Current Money and any Person who shall presume to vend Sell or Dispose of any Strong Liquor at any Place of training or […]