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Edward Otis Hinkley, Supplement to the Maryland Code: Containing the Acts of the General Assembly Passed at the Session of 1864 Page 76 Image 153 (Vol. 2, 1865) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1874

Roads. § 12. No person shall fire any gun, pistol or firelock of any kind, on or within twenty yards of any public road, street, bridge, causeway or highway in Cecil county, under a penalty of not less than five nor more than twenty dollars, to be...

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1872 Md. Laws 520, An Act To Incorporate A Company To Construct A Bridge Across The Severn River, At Annapolis, In Anne Arundel County, § 17

| | 1872

That for the safety of passengers and vehicles passing on said bridge, there shall be a penalty of not less than ten nor more than fifty dollars for any person or persons to shoot any gun, pistol, or fire-works of any kind, whatever on the said bridge ...

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1872 Md. Laws 57, An Act To Add An Additional Section To Article Two Of The Code Of Public Local Laws, Entitled “Anne Arundel County,” Sub-title “Annapolis,” To Prevent The Carrying Of concealed Weapons In Said City, § 246

| | 1872 It shall not be lawful for any person to carry concealed, in Annapolis, whether a resident thereof or not, any pistol, dirk-knife, bowie-knife, sling-shot, billy, razor, brass, iron or other metal knuckles, or any other deadly weapon, under a penalty of a...

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Lewis Mayer, The Baltimore City Code: Comprising the Statutes and Ordinances Relating to the City of Baltimore Page 877, Image 887 (1869) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1869

[Ordinances of Baltimore,] Regulations, § 141. If any person shall fire or discharge any gun, pistol or firearms within the city, unless it be on some occasion of military parade, and then by order of some officer having the command, every such pe...

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Henry C. Mackall, The Maryland Code. Compiled by Otho Scott, and Hiram M’Cullough, Commissioners; Adopted by the Legislature of Maryland, January Session, 1860: The Acts of that Session Being Therewith Incorporated: With an Index to Each Article and Section Page 903, Image 899 (Vol. 2, 1860) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1860

[Ordinances of] Washington County, § 128. They may impose a fine of one dollar on any person who may discharge a gun or other firearms in the said town on any day except on days when the militia may be mustered or paraded therein, and the like fin...

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1841 Md. Laws 114, An Act To Incorporate The Mount Orange Cemetery, In The County of Baltimore, ch. 148, § 4

| | 1841

Any Person who shall willfully destroy, mutilate, deface, injure or remove any tomb, monument, grave stone, or other structure, placed in the cemetery . . . or shall shoot or discharge any gun, or other fire arms, within the said limits, shall be consi...

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1837 Md. Acts 108,An Act for the Preservation of Wild Fowl in the Waters of Smith’s Island and its Vicinity, in Somerset County, §§ 1-2

| | 1837

§ 1. That form and after the first day of May next, it shall not be lawful for any person or persons, by day or night to navigate or paddle any open skiff, canoe or open boat of any description, on board of which open skiff, canoe or open boat afo...

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The Laws Of Maryland, With The Charter, The Bill Of Rights, The Constitution Of The State, And Its Alterations, The Declaration Of Independence, And The Constitution Of The United States, And Its Amendments Page 465, Image 466 (1811) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1809

If any person shall be apprehended, having upon him or her any picklock, key, crow, jack, bit or other implement, with an intent feloniously to break and enter into any dwelling-house, ware-house, stable or out-house, or shall have upon him or her any ...

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1806 Md. Laws 44, An Act To Restrain The Evil Practices Arising From Negroes Keeping Dogs, And To Prohibit Them From Carrying Guns Or Offensive Weapons, ch. 81

| | 1806

...it shall not be lawful for any negro or mulatto within this state to keep any dog, bitch or gun , except he be a free negro or mulatto, and in that case he may be permitted to keep one dog, provided such free negro or mulatto shall obtain a license ...

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The Laws Of Maryland, With The Charter, The Bill Of Rights, The Constitution Of The State, And Its Alterations, The Declaration Of Independence, And The Constitution Of The United States, And Its Amendments Page 246, Image 239 (1811) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1794

1794 Md. Laws 246, Art. 32. That if any member of society shall suffer any damage by storing gunpowder in town, or breaming ships or other vessels at the wharfs, occasioned by the act, assent or direction, of such member, the insurance of such member s...

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Proceedings of the Conventions of the Province of Maryland Held at the City of Annapolis, in 1774, 1775, & 1776 Page 147, Image 147 (1836) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1776

[1776 Md. Laws 146.Resolved, that no muskets or rifles, except by the owner thereof on his removal to reside out of this province, or any gun barrels, gun locks, or bayonets, be carried out of his province, without the leave of the council of safety fo...

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1757-68 Md. Acts 53, An Act for Prohibiting all Trade with the Indians, for the Time Therein Mentioned, ch. 4, § 3

| | 1763

That it shall not be lawful for any Person or Persons within this Province, to sell or give to any Indian Woman or Child, any Gun-powder, Shot, or Lead, whatsoever, nor to any Indian Man within this Province, more than the Quantity of one Pound of Gun-...

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1715 Md. Laws 117, An Act For The Speedy Trial Of Criminals, And Ascertaining Their Punishment In The County Courts When Prosecuted There, And For Payment Of Fees Due From Criminal Persons, chap. 26, § 32

| | 1715

That no negro or other slave within this province shall be permitted to carry any gun, or any other offensive weapon, from off their master’s land, without licence from their said master; and if any negro or other slave shall presume so to do, he...

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1715 Md. Laws 90, An Act for the speedy trial of criminals, and ascertaining their punishment in the county courts when prosecuted there, and for payment of fees due from criminal persons, chap. 26, § 7

| | 1715

And, to prevent the abusing, hurting or worrying of any stock of hogs, cattle or horses, with dogs, or otherwise, Be It Enacted, That if any person or persons whatsoever, that have been convicted of any of the crimes aforesaid, or other crimes, or that...

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