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1902 Ga. Laws 434-35, § 16.

Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the mayor and aldermen of the said city of Forsyth shall have full power to license, regulate and control by ordinance all . . . gun shops, dealers in guns or pistols . . . .




John K. Davis, The Code of the City of Cedartown Containing the Charter and Amendments, School Laws of the City, General Laws Referring to Municipal Corporations and the City Ordinances Page 73, Image 74 (1900) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

The Code of Cedartown, §211. Drawing Concealed Weapons. It shall be unlawful for any person in this city to draw from a place of concealment about his person, any pistol, dirk or bowie knife.




1900 Ga. Laws 201, § 15.

Be it further enacted, That the town council of said town shall have power and authority . . . to regulate the keeping and selling of dynamite, gunpowder, kerosene and all other hazardous articles of merchandise.




1898 Ga. Laws 107-08, An Act to Make it Unlawful for any Person to Wilfully and Wantonly Fire Off or Discharge any Loaded Gun or Pistol on Sunday, Except in Defense of Person or Property, § 1.

. . . it shall be unlawful for any person to wilfully or wantonly fire off or discharge any loaded gun or pistol on Sunday, except in defense of person or property.




1897 Ga. Laws 96-97, An Act to make it Unlawful for any Person to Fire any Pistol, Gun or other Firearm on any Excursion Train or at any Picnic, Except in his or her Defense, and to Prescribe a Penalty for Violating Same, and for other Purposes, § 1.

. . . it shall be unlawful for any person to fire any pistol, gun or other firearm on any excursion train, or at any picnic, except in his or her defense.




1894 Ga. Laws 326.

Treasurer’s Report From Pistol Dealers Tax for 1893 . . . $90.00; From Pistol Dealers Tax for 1894 . . . $2,522.00.




The Code of the State of Georgia. Adopted December 15th, 1895. Vol. 3 Page 147, Image 169 (1896) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

Rocking or Shooting at or in Cars. § 511. Any person who shall throw a rock or other missile at, towards, or into any car of any passenger train upon any railroad or street railroad, or shoot any gun, pistol, or firearms of any kind at, towards, or into any such car, or shoot while in such car any gun, pistol or other weapon of any kind, shall be guilty or a misdemeanor.




1882 Ga. Laws 131, An Act to Prevent the Discharge of Fire-arms on the Public Highways of this State and within Fifty Yards of the Same; to make such an act a Misdemeanor, and Prescribe a Punishment Therefor, § 1.

. . . it shall be unlawful for any person between dark and daylight willfully and wantonly to fire off or discharge any loaded gun or pistol on any of the public highways in this State, and within fifty yards of any such public highway, except in defense of person or property or on his own premises.




Orville Park, Park’s Annotated Code of the State of Georgia 1914, Penal Code, Article 3, Carrying concealed weapons, § 347 (§ 341).

§ 347. (§ 341.) Carrying concealed weapons. Any person having or carrying about his person, unless in an open manner and fully exposed to view, any kind of metal knucks, pistol, dirk, sword in a cane, spear, bowie-knife, or any other kind of knives manufactured and sold for the purpose of offense and defense, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.




Orville Park, Park’s Annotated Code of the State of Georgia 1914, Penal Code, Article 3, Pointing weapon at another, § 349 (§ 343).

§ 349. (§ 343.) Pointing weapon at another. Any person who shall intentionally point or aim a gun or pistol, whether loaded or unloaded, at another, not in a sham battle by the military, and not in self-defense, or in defense of habitation, property, or person, or other instances standing upon like footing of reason and justice, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.