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August 2023

1825, Statutes and Laws of the University in Cambridge, ch. 7, § 76, no. 3.

Posted by on August 2, 2023

“CHAP. VII. HIGH OFFENCES AND MISDEMEANORS. 76. High offences may be punished at the discretion of the Faculty with any of the College punishments… The following are deemed high offences: … 3. Keeping any gun, pistol, or gun-powder, or firing or using the same in the town of Cambridge.—Being concerned in any bonfire, fireworks, or […]

1824, Laws of Harvard College, ch. 6, § 1, no. 2.

Posted by on August 1, 2023

“CHAPTER VI. MISDEMEANORS AND CRIMINAL OFFENCES.     1. For either of the following offences, Students may be punished by any of the college censures, at the discretion of the Immediate Government, viz.     (1.) Profane language; intoxication; falsehood; gaming; extravagance; dissipation; indecency in language, dress, or behaviour; the offering of violence to the […]

Augustus Peck Clarke, The Charter and Ordinances of the City of Cambridge Page 120, Image 134 (1871) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

Posted by on March 26, 2020

Ordinances of The [City of Cambridge], § 30. No person shall, except in the performance of some legal duty, discharge any gun, pistol, or other firearm, within the principal inhabited parts of the city, or within fifty rods of any dwelling-house therein.