WHEELING LAWS AND ORDINANCES, Act of Apr. 12, 1881 at 204, 206 (1891).
(Passed April 12th, 1881. )
AN ORDINANCE in relation to offenses and to repeal an ordinance entitled ” An ordinance in relation to offenses, passed January 18, 1881 ,” and all other ordinances in so far as they conflict with this ordinance…
…SEC. 14. It shall be unlawful for any person to carry any slung shot, colt, or knucklers of lead, brass or other metal or material, or to carry about his person, hid from common observation, any pistol, dirk , bowie knife, or weapon of the like kind, without a permit in writing from the mayor so to do. It shall also be unlawful for any person or persons to sell or give away to a person not of age, any slung shot, colt, or knuckler or knucklers of lead, brass or other metal or material, or any pistol, dirk, bowie knife or weapon of the like kind.”
White and Allen, eds., Laws and Ordinances, for the Government of the City of Wheeling, West Virginia (Wheeling, WV: The West Virginia Printing Company, 1891), 206. An Ordinance in Relation to Offenses and to Repeal an Ordinance Entitled “An Ordinance in Relation to Offenses, Passed January 18th, 1881,” and All Other Ordinances in So Far as They Conflict with This Ordinance, § 14. Passed April 12, 1881.