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1927 Md. Laws 156, § 388-B.

| | 1927

That not person, persons house, company, association or body corporate, shall deposit, keep or have in his, her, their or its possession any spirituous or fermented liquors, or intoxicating drinks of any kind whatsoever, or any article used or sold as ...

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1910 Md. Laws 521, § 16c.

| | 1910

§ 16c. That it shall be unlawful for any person to hunt, pursue or kill any of the birds or animals named in Section 12, 13, 14 and 14A of this Act, or any insectivorous birds (excepting English sparrows), in Allegany County on Sunday, or on elect...

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1908 Md. Laws 79, § 32A

| | 1908

That any person who 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 use of nitroglycerine, dynamite, gunpowder or other explosive, shall be...

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1908 Md. Laws 397, § 31.

| | 1908

It shall be unlawful for any person under the age of twenty-one years to fire a gun, cat rifle, pistol, or any explosive instrument of metal, within one mile in any direction of the Library Hall in Catonsville, Baltimore county; and any person under sa...

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1904 Md. Laws 295, An Act to Prohibit all Persons Under Fifteen Years of Age from Carrying or Having in Their Possession Firearms of any Description Within the Limits of Garrett County, ch. 177, §§ 1-2

| | 1904

§ 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland, That it shall be unlawful for all persons under the age of fifteen years to carry or have in his or her possession any shot gun, rifle, revolver or other firearm of any description within the...

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1904 Md. Laws 772, An Act to Add an Additional Section to Article 27 of the Code of Public General Laws of the STate of Maryalnd, title “Crimes and Punishments,” sub-title “Distrubance of Public Peace,” to be known as Section 67A, ch. 447,§ 67A.

| | 1904

It shall be unlawful for any person or persons, body politic or corporate, or other form or association, to practice shooting at any mark, board, sign, tree, bank, or other object with any gun, rifle, cannon, mortar, pistol or other firearm within the ...

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1900 Md. Laws 271-73, An Act to Repeal All Existing Laws for Somerset County Relating to Wild Fowl and Game, Birds and Animals, and to Enact the Following in Lieu Thereof, for the Better Protection and Preservation of the Same, Ch. 203, §§ 5-6

| | 1900

§ 5. And be it enacted, That no person shall trace, track or hunt for any partridge, quail, woodcock, pheasant, rabbit or other game which may be tracked in the snow, while the fields or woods are covered with snow sufficient to permit such tracki...

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1900 Md. Laws 287-88, General Powers, § 181.

| | 1900

The Common Council shall have power to pass all such ordinances, not contrary to the Constitution and laws of this State, as it may deem necessary to the good government of the town . . . to regulate or prevent the storage of gunpowder, tar, pitch, res...

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1890 Md. Laws 297, Sabbath Breaking, ch. 290, § 1

| | 1890

No person whatsoever shall hunt with dog or gun on the Lord’s day, commonly called “Sunday,” nor shall profane the Lord’s day by gunning, hunting, fowling, or by shooting or exploding any gun, pistol or firearm of any kind, or b...

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John Prentiss Poe, The Maryland Code. Public Local Laws, Adopted by the General Assembly of Maryland March 14, 1888. Including also the Acts of the Session of 1888 Incorporated Therein, and Prefaced with the Constitution of the State Page 538, Image 638 (Vol. 1, 1888) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1888

Crimes and Punishments, Rogues and Vagabonds, § 246. If any person shall be apprehended having upon him any pick-lock, key, crow, jack, bit, or other implement, at places and under circumstances from which an intent may be presumed feloniously to ...

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1886 Md. Laws 315, An Act to Prevent the Carrying of Guns, Pistols, Dirk-knives, Razors, Billies or Bludgeons by any Person in Calvert County, on the Days of Election in said County, Within One Mile of the Polls, ch. 189, § 1

| | 1886

That from and after the passage of this act, it shall not be lawful for any person in Calvert County to carry, on the days of election and primary election, within three hundred yards of the polls, secretly, or otherwise, any gun, pistol, dirk, dirk-kn...

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1886 Md. Laws 730, An Act to Amend . . . An Act To Revise And Consolidate The Several Acts Relating To The Protection Of Game, sub § 4

| | 1886

(description of protected zone with hunting limited to coastal landowners) . . . and any person violating this section, shall, on conviction thereof, before any Justice of the Peace or Circuit Court of the county where such violation occurs, be subject...

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John Prentiss Poe, The Maryland Code : Public Local Laws, Adopted by the General Assembly of Maryland March 14, 1888. Including also the Public Local Acts of the Session of 1888 incorporated therein Page 1379, Image 304 (Vol. 2, 1888) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1886

Wild Fowl. § 280. It shall be lawful to shoot teal ducks, mallards, black ducks, bald pates, and all other ducks known as marsh ducks, in any manner other than by swivel, gun or big gun, from one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset eve...

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John Prentiss Poe, The Maryland Code. Public Local Laws, Adopted by the General Assembly of Maryland March 14, 1888. Including also the Acts of the Session of 1888 Incorporated Therein, and Prefaced with the Constitution of the State Page 468-469, Image 568-569 (Vol. 1, 1888) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1886

Concealed Weapons, § 30. Every person, not being a conservator of the peace entitled or required to carry such weapon as a part of his official equipment, who shall wear or carry any pistol, dirk-knife, bowie- knife, slung-shot, billy, sand-club, ...

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John Prentiss Poe, The Maryland Code. Public Local Laws, Adopted by the General Assembly of Maryland March 14, 1888. Including also the Public Local Acts of the Session of 1888 Incorporated Therein Page 522-523, Image 531-532 (Vol. 1, 1888) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1884

City of Baltimore, § 742. Whenever any person shall be arrested in the city of Baltimore, charged with any crime or misdemeanor, or for being drunk or disorderly, or for any breach of the peace, and shall be taken before any of the police justices...

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1882 Md. Laws 257, An Act to . . . Exempt All That Portion of the Waters of the Chesapeake Bay Lying Northward of a Certain Line Therein Described from the Operation and Effect of Sections One and Three . . ., ch. 180, § 8

| | 1882

. . . the special police appointed by this act are authorized to arrest any person or persons who may be discovered in the act of hunting or shooting crippled ducks, or in purloining ducks that have been killed by other persons having a proper license ...

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1882 Md. Laws 656

| | 1882

Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland, That it shall be unlawful for any person or persons within the State of Maryland to manufacture or sell, barter or give away the cartridge toy pistol to any one whomsoever Sec. 2. Be it enac...

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The Ordinances and Resolutions of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, Passed at the Annual Session of 1880 and 1881 Page 162, Image 162 (Vol. 11, 1881) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1881

Ordinances of Baltimore, No. 120. An Ordinance to Prohibit the sale and use of the Toy Cartridge Pistol within the limits of the City of Baltimore. § 1. Be it enacted and ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That it shall not be la...

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Lewis Mayer, Revised Code of the Public General Laws of the State of Maryland, with the Constitution of the State Page 173, Image 202 (1879) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

, , , | | 1876

Wild Fowl and Game, § 23. The clerk of the Circuit Court for Harford county, and the clerk of the Circuit Court for Cecil county, shall upon the application of any resident of the State of Maryland, being the owner of any sink-box, craft or sneak-...

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John Prentiss Poe, The Maryland Code : Public Local Laws, Adopted by the General Assembly of Maryland March 14, 1888. Including also the Public Local Acts of the Session of 1888 incorporated therein Page 1457, Image 382 (Vol. 2, 1888) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1874

Election Districts--Fences. § 99. It shall not be lawful for any person in Kent county to carry, on the days of election, secretly or otherwise, any gun, pistol, dirk, dirk-knife, razor, billy or bludgeon; and any person violating the provisions o...

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1874 Md. Acts 224, An Act To Protect Wild Fowl in Worcester County, ch. 164, §§ 1-2

| | 1874

§ 1... no person shall, during the hours intervening between twilight at evening and twilight of the following morning, shoot or kill, or shoot at, capture with nets, by fire-light, any wild fowl within the limits of Worcester County. § 2. .....

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