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Edward Innes Bullock, Commissioner, The General Statutes of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. To Which are Prefixed Magna Charta, the Constitution of the United States, the Constitutions of Kentucky, and the Other Documents Ordered by Law Page 669, Image 681 (1873) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Fines and Penalties. § 3. A soldier who unnecessarily, or without order from a superior officer, comes to any parade with his musket, rifle, or pistol loaded with ball, slug, or shot, or shall so load the same while on duty, or unnecessarily, or w...

Fines and Penalties. § 3. A soldier who unnecessarily, or without order from a superior officer, comes to any parade with his musket, rifle, or pistol loaded with ball, slug, or shot, or shall so load the same while on duty, or unnecessarily, or without order from a superior officer, discharges the same when going to, returning from, or upon parade, shall forfeit not less than one nor more than five dollars.

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The General Statutes of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. To Which are Prefixed Magna Charta, the Constitution of the United States, the Constitutions of Kentucky, and the Other Documents Ordered by Law Page 345, Image 357 (1873) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Crimes and Punishments. § 11. If any person shall hunt game with a gun or dogs on the Sabbath, he shall be fined not less than five nor more than fifty dollars for each offense.

1871 Ky. Acts 89, An Act to Prohibit the Carrying of Concealed Deadly Weapons, ch. 1888, §§ 1-2, 5.

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§ 1. That if any person shall hereafter carry concealed any deadly weapon upon their persons other than an ordinary pocket-knife, except as provided for in next section, he shall be fined, on the first conviction, not less than twenty-five dollars...

§ 1. That if any person shall hereafter carry concealed any deadly weapon upon their persons other than an ordinary pocket-knife, except as provided for in next section, he shall be fined, on the first conviction, not less than twenty-five dollars nor more than one hundred dollars, or imprisoned not less than thirty days nor more than sixty days, or both so fined and imprisoned; and on any subsequent conviction not less than one hundred nor more than four hundred dollars, or imprisoned not less than two months nor more than six months, or both.
§ 2. That the carrying of concealed deadly weapons shall be legal in the following cases: 1st. Where the person has reasonable grounds to believe his person, or the person of some of his family, or his property, is in danger from violence or crime; 2d. Where sheriffs, constables, marshals, and policemen carry such concealed weapons as are necessary to their protection in the efficient discharge of their duty; 3d. Where persons are required by their business or occupation to travel during the night, the carrying concealed deadly weapons during such travel. . . .
§5. That it shall be deemed concealed to carry deadly weapons in a scabbard or belt, if the belt is under the coat, fastened around the person.

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1869 Ky. Acts 481, An Act to Amend and Reduce into One the Several Acts in Reference to the Town of Princeton, art. V, pt. 14.

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To regulate the keeping and conveying of gun-powder and other combustible and dangerous materials.

1866 An Act To Prevent Shooting On The Sabbath In This Commonwealth, ch. 656, § 1.

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That No person shall, within this Commonwealth, on the Sabbath day, enter or go upon the land of another person to catch, shoot, or kill any birds, fowl, or animal of any kind; and any such person having in his possession a gun at the time, or after he...

That No person shall, within this Commonwealth, on the Sabbath day, enter or go upon the land of another person to catch, shoot, or kill any birds, fowl, or animal of any kind; and any such person having in his possession a gun at the time, or after he enters upon the premises of another as aforesaid, shall, upon proof, be guilty of a violation of this act, and, upon conviction thereof, by proceedings before any justice of the peace, in any county of the State . . . .

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1865 Ky. Acts 715, § 2.

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If any person shall shoot off a gun or pistol within the corporate limits of said town, it shall be the duty of the trustees and officers of said town to report the fact to the police judge, who shall forthwith have the person so offending arrested and...

If any person shall shoot off a gun or pistol within the corporate limits of said town, it shall be the duty of the trustees and officers of said town to report the fact to the police judge, who shall forthwith have the person so offending arrested and brought before him for trial, and, on conviction of the offense, shall be fined by said judge in a sum not to exceed ten dollars, and a forfeiture to said town of the gun or shall be the duty of said judge to have the gun or pistol so used sold at public auction, and the proceeds thereof shall be paid into the treasury of said town . . . .

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Charter of the City of Covington, and Amendments Thereto up to the Year 1864, and Ordinances of Said City, and Amendments Thereto, up to the Same Date Page 148-149, Image 148-149 (1864) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Ordinances of the City of Covington, An Ordinance Regulating the Sale of Powder in the City of Covington, § 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of Covington, That it shall not be lawful for any person or persons to erect, within the limits of th...

Ordinances of the City of Covington, An Ordinance Regulating the Sale of Powder in the City of Covington, § 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of Covington, That it shall not be lawful for any person or persons to erect, within the limits of the corporation, any powder magazine, or any other building for the purpose of storing gun powder in greater quantities than is hereinafter specified; and any person violating the provision of this section, shall, on conviction before the Mayor, forfeit and pay a fine of one hundred dollars, and ten dollars for every twenty-four hours said building shall be used or occupied for the storage of more than twenty-five pounds of powder. § 2. Be it further ordained, That it shall not be lawful for any person to keep, in storage or for sale, more than one hundred pounds of powder in any one house in said city, at any one time: and that amount, or any part thereof, shall be securely and carefully kept, and closed up in a good and sufficient safe, so that it can not by any means be exposed. A violation of this section shall subject the person to a fine, on conviction, of five dollars for every offense. § 3. Be it further ordained, That no person or persons shall sell, or keep for sale, in said city, any gun powder without having first obtained a permission so to do from the Mayor of said city, who shall, before said license is granted, be fully assured and satisfied that the applicant has good and sufficient safes to keep powder in, in conformity with the second section of this ordinance; and when the Mayor is satisfied that the license may be granted, without too much risk to the community at large, he shall issue said license to the applicant, upon his paying into the City Treasury the sum of twenty dollars for one year’s license, and to the Mayor fifty cents, and to the City Clerk twenty-five cents, for their certificates. Any person who shall sell any gun powder in said city from and after the passage of this ordinance, without having first obtained a license therefor, shall, for each and every offense, forfeit, pay, on conviction, the sum of five dollars and costs.

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1860 Ky. Acts 245, AN ACT to amend an act, entitled “An act to reduce into one the several acts in relation to the town of Harrodsburg, Ch. 33, § 23.

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If any person, other than the parent or guardian, shall sell, give, or loan, any pistol, dirk, bowie-knife, brass-knucks, slung-shot, colt, cane-gun, or other deadly weapon, which is carried concealed, to any minor, or slave, or free negro, he shall be...

If any person, other than the parent or guardian, shall sell, give, or loan, any pistol, dirk, bowie-knife, brass-knucks, slung-shot, colt, cane-gun, or other deadly weapon, which is carried concealed, to any minor, or slave, or free negro, he shall be fined fifty dollars.

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1859 Ky. Acts 245, An Act to Amend an Act Entitled “An Act to Reduce to One of the Several Acts in Relation to the Town of Harrodsburg,” § 23.

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If any person, other than the parent or guardian, shall sell, give or loan, any pistol, dirk, bowie-knife, brass knucks, slung-shot, colt, cane-gun, or other deadly weapon, which is carried concealed, to any minor, or slave, or free negro, he shall be ...

If any person, other than the parent or guardian, shall sell, give or loan, any pistol, dirk, bowie-knife, brass knucks, slung-shot, colt, cane-gun, or other deadly weapon, which is carried concealed, to any minor, or slave, or free negro, he shall be fined fifty dollars.

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1855 Ky. Acts 139, An Act to Incorporate the Town of Baltimore, Hickman County, ch. 475, § 10.

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Any person who shall shoot off a gun or pistol, or shall run or gallop a horse creature in said town, shall be liable to a fine of not less than two nor more than four dollars . . . .