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Laws of Waterville College, Maine (1832)

| | 1832

CHAPTER VI. Moral Deportment and Miscellaneous Regulations.

6. No Student shall keep firearms, or any deadly weapon whatever. He shall bring no gunpowder upon the College premises; nor shall cats or dogs be kept by Students for their p...

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1929 Me. Laws 206, An Act Defining the Crime of Burglary with Explosives and Providing the Punishment Therefor, ch. 244, §§ 1-2.

| | 1929

§ 1. Burglary with explosives, defined. Any person who, with intent to commit crime, breaks, and enters, either by day or by night, any building, whether inhabited or not, and opens or attempts to open any vault, safe or other secure place by the ...

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1919 Me. Laws 193, Possession of loaded shotgun or rifle in motor vehicle on highways, fields or forests prohibited; penalty.

| | 1919

No person shall have a rifle or shotgun, either loaded or with a cartridge in the magazine thereof, in or on any motor vehicle while the same is upon any highway or in the fields or forests. Whoever violates any provision of this section shall be subje...

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1919 Me. Laws 235, Swivel, pivot and set gun added to prohibited devices; penalty for violation increased to $100 and costs and imprisonment for sixty days for possession, ch. 196, § 25

| | 1919

No person shall have in possession at any time when he is upon the wild lands, water or highways, or in the woods or fields of the state, or in any camp, lodge, or place of resort for hunters or fishermen, or in its immediate vicinity, any jacklight or...

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1909 Me. Laws 141, An Act to prohibit the use of Firearms fitted with any device to deaden the sound of explosion, ch. 129, § 1

| | 1909

It shall be unlawful for any person to sell, offer for sale, use or have in his possession, any gun, pistol or other firearm, fitted or contrived with any device for deadening the sound of explosion. Whoever violates any of the provisions of this act s...

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Seth L. Haarrabee, The Charter and Ordinances of the City of Portland , Me.Page 136, Image 150 (1892) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1892

Nuisances. Sale of blank cartridges and pistols prohibited. § 4. No person shall sell to any child under the age of sixteen years, without the written consent of a parent or guardian of such child, any blank cartridge, or any pistol, or mechanical...

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The Revised Statutes of the State of Maine, Passed August 29, 1883, and Taking Effect January 1, 1884 Page 928, Image 955 (1884) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1884

Prevention of Crimes, § 10. Whoever goes armed with any dirk, pistol, or other offensive and dangerous weapon, without just cause to fear an assault on himself, family, or property, may, on complaint of any person having cause to fear an injury or...

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The Revised Statutes of the State of Maine, Passed August 29, 1883, and Taking Effect January 1, 1884 Page 923, Image 950 (1884) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1883

Fire-Works. § 12. Whoever has in his possession a toy pistol for the explosion of percussion caps, or blank cartridges, with intent to sell it, or sells or offers to sell or give it away, shall be fined not less than five nor more than one hundred...

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A.G. Davis, City Clerk, Charter and Ordinances, and Rules and Orders of the City Council. Revised February 1874 Page 52, Image 53 (1874) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1874

City Ordinances, § 4. No person shall haul unto, or lay at any wharf in the city, any vessel having on board more than twenty-five pounds of gun-powder, nor discharge or receive on board exceeding that quantity, without having first obtained from ...

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The Charter, Amendments, and Acts of the Legislature Relating to the Municipal Court, and the Ordinances of the City of Lewiston, Together with the Boundaries of the Several Wards, Regulations Respecting Gunpowder, and an Abstract of the Laws Relating to the Powers and Duties of Cities and Towns Page 43, Image 43 (1873) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1873

Regulations Relating to Gunpowder, § 1. No person shall keep or have in any shop, store, dwelling house or tenement, in the city of Lewiston, at any one time a larger quantity of gun-powder than one pound, unless he is licensed by the mayor and al...

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The Revised Ordinances of the City of Portland, 1848 Page 22, Image 22 (1848) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1848

[Ordinances of the City of Portland,] Of Gunpowder, § 1. No person not licensed to keep and sell gunpowder shall keep or have in his shop, store, dwelling house or other tenement, at any one time, a larger quantity of gunpowder than one pound. &se...

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1841 Me. Laws 709, ch. 169, § 16.

| | 1841

If any person shall go armed with a dirk, dagger, sword, pistol, or other offensive and dangerous weapon, without reasonable cause to fear an assault or other injury or violence to his person, or to his family or property, he may, on complaint of any p...

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The Revised Statutes of the State of Maine, Passed October 22, 1840; To Which are Prefixed the Constitutions of the United States and of the State of Maine, and to Which Are Subjoined the Other Public Laws of 1840 and 1841, with an Appendix Page 709, Image 725 (1847) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1840

Justices of the Peace, § 16. Any person, going armed with any dirk, dagger, sword, pistol, or other offensive and dangerous weapon, without a reasonable cause to fear an assault on himself, or any of his family or property, may, on the complaint o...

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The Revised Statutes of the State of Maine Passed October 22, 1840 to Which are Prefixed the Constitutions of the United States and of the State of Maine, and to Which are Subjoined the Other Public Laws of 1840 and 1841, with an Appendix Page 697, Image 713 (1841) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1834

Section 4. If any person shall carry on the business of manufacturing gun powder, or of mixing or grinding the composition therefor, in any building within eighty rods from any valuable building, erected at the time when such business may be commenced ...

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Ordinances of the City of Portland, Commencing May 23, 1832 Page 23-24, Image 23-24 (1833) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1832

[Ordinances of the City of Portland,] § 41. Be it further ordained, That if any person shall fire or discharge any gun or pistol from the top or window of any house or other building, or in or upon any of the streets, wharves, lanes, alleys, or pu...

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1821 Me. Laws 98-99, An Act for the Prevention of Damage by Fire, and the Safe Keeping of Gun Powder, ch. 25, § 5

| | 1821

Be it further enacted, That it shall, and may be lawful for any one or more of the Selectmen of any town to enter any building, or other place, in such town, to search for gun powder, which they may have reason to suppose to be concealed or kept, contr...

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Laws of the State of Maine; to Which are Prefixed the Constitution of the U. States and of Said State, in Two Volumes, with an Appendix Page 112-113, Image 183-184 (Vol. 1, 1821) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1821

An Act for the prevention of damage by Fire, and the safe keeping of Gun Powder. § 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives, in Legislature assembled, That the Selectmen of each town within this State, containing not less than f...

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1821 Me. Laws 285, ch. 76, § 1.

| | 1821

Be it enacted by the Senate, and House of Representatives, in Legislature assembled, That it shall be within the power, and be the duty of every Justice of the Peace within this county, to punish by fine not exceeding five dollars, all assaults and bat...

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Laws of the State of Maine; to Which are Prefixed the Constitution of the U. States and of Said State, in Two Volumes, with an Appendix Page 55, Image 126 (Vol. 1, 1821) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1821

Murder, &c. § 7. Be it further enacted, That if any person shall voluntarily engage in a duel, with rapier, a small sword, back sword, pistol, or other dangerous weapon, to the hazard of life, when no homicide shall ensue thereon; and if any p...

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Laws of the State of Maine; to Which are Prefixed the Constitution of the U. States and of Said State, in Two Volumes, with an Appendix Page 685-686; Image 272-273 (Vol. 2, 1821) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1821

An Act to Provide for the Proof of Firearms, § 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives, in Legislature assembled, That the Governor, by and with the consent of the Council, be, and he hereby is empowered to appoint suitable per...

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