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Rules and Regulations of the Public Parks and Grounds of the City of Saint Paul No. 6

| | 1889

No person shall carry firearms or shoot birds in any Park or within fifty yards thereof, or throw stones or other missiles therein.

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1917 Minn. Laws 354

| | 1917

Every person who shall manufacture, or cause to be manufactured, sell, keep for sale, offer, or dispose of, any instrument or weapon of the kind usually ...

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Ordinance No. 22: An Ordinance Relating to the Promotion of the Public Peace, Feb. 7, 1888, reprinted in Charter and Ordinances of the City of New Ulm, Minnesota 110–11 (Jos. A. Eckstein ed., 1888).

, | | 1888 Sec. 2. It shall be unlawful for any person, within the limits of this city to carry or wear under his clothes or concealed about his person, any pistol, dirk, sling-shot, or knuckle of brass or other metal, or any other dangerous or deadly weapon. Any su...

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1933 Minn. Laws 231-33, An Act Making It Unlawful to Use, Own, Possess, Sell, Control or Transport a “Machine Gun”, as Hereinafter Defined, and Providing a Penalty for the Violation Thereof, ch. 190, §§ 1-3.

| | 1933

§ 1. Definitions. (a) Any firearm capable of loading or firing automatically, the magazine of which is capable of holding more than twelve cartridges, shall be a machine gun within the provisions of the Act. (b) Any firearm capable of automaticall...

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1927 Minn. Laws 407-08, An Act Relating to the Minimum Punishment or Penalty for Felonies Committed while Armed with a Firearm, ch. 294, § 1.

| | 1927

Penalty for felonies committed while armed with a firearm. That if any person shall commit a felony, or attempt to commit a felony, while armed with a pistol, revolver, gun or other firearm, with intent to use the same in the commission thereof, the pe...

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1921 Minn. Laws 742, An Act to Provide for the Incorporation, Organization and Government of Cities of Ten Thousand (10,000) Inhabitants or Less, (Cities of the Fourth Class), ch. 462, § 41, pt. 37.

| | 1921

To regulate and prevent the storage of gunpowder, dry pitch, resin, coal oil, benzene, naptha, gasoline, turpentine, hemp, cotton, nitroglycerine or any products thereof, and other combustible or explosive materials within the city, and the use thereof...

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1917 Minn. Laws 839-40, An Act . . . Making It Unlawful for Any Such Foreign Born Resident to Either Own or Be Possessed of a Shot-gun or Rifle or Other Firearms of Any Make, ch. 500, § 1.

| | 1917

Foreign born residents prohibited to own or be possessed of shot gun, rifle or other fire arms, and punishment for violation. That it shall be unlawful for any foreign born resident of this state who has not become of citizen of the United States, or w...

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1913 Minn. Laws 55, An Act to Prevent the Sale, Offering or Exposing for Sale or Having in Possession for the Use or for Purpose of Sale within this State, of Silencer for Shot-gun, Revolver, Rifle or Other Firearm, Defining a Silencer and Providing Penalties for Violation, ch. 64, §§ 1-4.

| | 1913

§ 1. Use of silencers prohibited. No person shall within the state of Minnesota sell or offer or expose for sale, or have in possession for use upon or in connection with any rifle, shot-gun, revolver, or other firearm or have in possession for pu...

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1907 Minn. Laws 408-09, An Act to Prohibit the Shooting of Firearms Within Three Miles of the Corporate Limits of Cities Having a Population of 50,000 or More, ch. 300, § 1.

| | 1907

It is hereby declared unlawful for any person to hunt with or carry loaded any rifle or other firearm for the purpose of hunting within three miles of the corporate limits of any city having a population of 50,000 or more, except target practice on reg...

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1905 Minn. Laws 620, An Act for the Preservation, Propogation, Protection, Taking, Use and Transportation of Game and Fish, and Certain Harmless Birds and Animals, ch. 344, § 53.

| | 1905

State Parks – No person shall pursue, hunt, take, catch, or kill any wild bird or animal of any kind within the limits of any territory set apart, designated used or maintained as a state public park, or within one-half mile of the outer limits t...

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1905 Minn. Laws 162-63, An Act Amending General Statutes of 1894, § 6445, Relating to Manslaughter, ch. 125, § 1.

| | 1905

Such homicide is manslaughter in the first degree when committed without a design to effect death, either 1. By a person engaged in committing or attempting to commit a misdemeanor, affecting the person or property, either of the person killed, or of a...

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1903 Minn. Laws 588-89, An Act for the Preservation, Propogation, Protection, Taking, Use and Transportation of Fish and Game, ch. 336, § 12.

| | 1903

No person shall at any time set, lay, prepare or have in possession any trap, snare, artificial light, net, bird lime, swivel gun or set gun or any contrivance whatever for the purpose of catching, taking or killing any of the birds in this act mention...

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Harry Toulmin, Ordinances of the City of Saint Paul, from May, 1887, to July, 1889 Page 90, Image 90 (1889) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1889

Ordinances of the City of St. Paul, [Establishing and Fixing the License to be Paid to the City of St. Paul for Conducting, Managing or Carrying on Either or any of the Different Branches of Business Hereinafter Mentioned and Limiting the Duration Ther...

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George Brooks Young. General Statutes of the State of Minnesota in Force January 1, 1889 Page 1006, Image 1010 (Vol. 2, 1888) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1888

Making, Selling, etc., Dangerous Weapons, § 333. A person who manufactures, or causes to be manufactured, or sells, or keeps for sale, or offers or gives or disposes of any instrument or weapon of the kind usually known as slung-shot, sand-club, o...

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George Brooks Young, General Statutes of the State of Minnesota in Force January 1, 1889. Complete in Two Volumes Vol. 2 Page 1012, Image 1016 (1888) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1888

Discharging Firearms in Public Places, § 367. A person who willfully discharges any species of firearms, air-gun, or other weapon, or throws any deadly missile in any public place, or in any place where there is any person to be endangered thereby...

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W.P. Murray, City Attorney, The Municipal Code of Saint Paul: Comprising the Laws of the State of Minnesota Relating to the City of Saint Paul, and the Ordinances of the Common Council; Revised to December 1, 1884 Page 40, Image 46 (1884) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1884

[Ordinances of the City of Saint Paul, The Common Council – Its General Powers and Duties § 19. To provide for the receipt, storage, transportation, safe keeping and dealing and traffic in gun powder, gun cotton, petroleum, kerosene or other...

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W. P. Murray, The Municipal Code of Saint Paul: Comprising the Laws of the State of Minnesota Relating to the City of Saint Paul, and the Ordinances of the Common Council; Revised to December 1, 1884 Page 289, Image 295 (1884) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1882

Concealed Weapons – License, § 1. It shall be unlawful for any person, within the limits of the city of St. Paul, to carry or wear under his clothes, or concealed about his person, any pistol or pistols, dirk, dagger, sword, slungshot, cross...

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The Public Statutes of the State of Minnesota 798 (1859) , Chap. 120 § 1, 8.

| | 1859

Be it enacted by the legislature of the state of Minnesota: That all able-bodied, white male citizens resident of this state, being eighteen years of age, and under the age of forty-five years, excepting persons exempt by law, shall be enrolled in the ...

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The Charter and Ordinances of the City of St. Paul, (To August 1st, 1863, Inclusive,) Together with Legislative Acts Relating to the City. Page 166-167, Image 167-168 (1863) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1858

Ordinances of the City of St. Paul, An Ordinance to Regulate the Sale of Gunpowder, § 1. No person shall keep, sell or give away gunpowder or guncotton in any quantity without first having paid into the City Treasurer the sum of five dollars, and ...

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Henry John Horn, The Charter and Ordinances of the City of St. Paul, Together with Legislative Acts Relating to the City, and the State Constitution, in an Appendix Page 113, Image 114 (1858) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1858

Revised Ordinances [of the City of St. Paul], An Ordinance to Restrain the Use of Fire Arms and the Exhibition of Fire Works. The Common Council of the City of Saint Paul do ordain as follows: § 1. It shall not be lawful for any person to fire or ...

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Morton Smith Wilkinson, The Revised Statutes of the Territory of Minnesota, Passed at the Second Session of the Legislative Assembly, Commencing January 1, 1851: Printed and Published Pursuant to Law Page 528, Image 538 (Vol. 1, 1851) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1851

If any person shall go armed with a dirk, dagger, sword, pistol or pistols, 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 compla...

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