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Haywood, A Manual of the Laws of North-Carolina pt. 2 at 40 (1814) (N.C. constable oath).

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You shall swear that you will well and truly serve the State of North Carolina in the office of a constable, you shall see and cause the peace of the State to be well and duly preserved and kept according to your power, you shall arrest all such persons a...

You shall swear that you will well and truly serve the State of North Carolina in the office of a constable, you shall see and cause the peace of the State to be well and duly preserved and kept according to your power, you shall arrest all such persons as in your sight shall right or go armed offensively, or shall commit or make any riot, affray or other breach of the peace; you shall do your best endeavor, upon complaint to you made, to apprehend all felons, and rioters, or persons riotously assembled; and if any such offender shall make resistance with force, you shall make hue and cry, and shall pursue them according to law: You shall faithfully, and without delay, execute and return all lawful precepts to you directed: You shall well and duly, according to your knowledge, power and ability, do and execute all other things belonging to the office of a constable, so long as you shall continue in this office. So help you God.

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1925 N.C. Sess. Laws 530, Pub. Local Laws, An Act to Protect Game and Fish in Transylvania County, ch. 460, § 4.

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It shall be unlawful to trap for bear or to run or hunt deer with dogs or to use while hunting any gun having a “Maxim silencer” or any other device thereon that will muffle the report of such gun, nor shall any gun be used that does not pr...

It shall be unlawful to trap for bear or to run or hunt deer with dogs or to use while hunting any gun having a “Maxim silencer” or any other device thereon that will muffle the report of such gun, nor shall any gun be used that does not produce when discharged the usual and ordinary report.

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1921 N.C. Sess. Laws 105, Pub. Laws, An Act Defining the Crime of Burglary with Explosives and Providing the Punishment Therefor, ch. 5, §§ 1-2.

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§ 1. 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 use of nitro-glycerine, dynamite, gunpo...

§ 1. 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 use of nitro-glycerine, dynamite, gunpowder, or any other explosive, or acetylene torch, shall be deemed guilty of burglary with explosives. § 2. Any person convicted under this act shall be punished as for burglary in this second degree, as provided in section forty-two hundred and thirty-three of the Consolidated Statutes.

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1921 N.C. Sess. Laws 54, Pub. Laws Extra Sess., An Act to Protect Animals and Game in Parks and Game Reservations in Either Private or Public Parks or Places, ch. 6, § 3.

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That any person who shall carry a pistol, revolver, or gun in any park or reservation such as is described in section one of this act, without having first obtained the written permission of the owner or manager of said park or reservation, shall be gu...

That any person who shall carry a pistol, revolver, or gun in any park or reservation such as is described in section one of this act, without having first obtained the written permission of the owner or manager of said park or reservation, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, or shall be fined or imprisoned, in the discretion of the court, for each and every offense.

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1919 N.C. Sess. Laws 397-99, Pub. Laws, An Act to Regulate the Sale of Concealed Weapons in North Carolina, ch. 197, §§1, 5.

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§ 1. That it shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation in this State to sell, give away or dispose of, or to purchase or receive, at any place within the State from any other place within or without the State, without a license or per...

§ 1. That it shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation in this State to sell, give away or dispose of, or to purchase or receive, at any place within the State from any other place within or without the State, without a license or permit therefor shall have first been obtained by such purchaser or receiver form the clerk of the Superior Court of the county in which such purchase, sale, or transfer is intended to be made, any pistol, so-called pump-gun, bowie knife, dirk, dagger or metallic knucksn[sic]. . . § 5. That each and every dealer in pistols, pistol cartridges and other weapons mentioned in section one of this act shall keep and accurate record of all sales thereof, including the name, place of residence, date of sale, etc., of each person, firm, or corporation, to whom or which any and all such sales are made, which said record shall be open to the inspection of any duly constituted State, county or police officer, within this State.

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1917 N.C. Sess. Laws 309, Pub. Local Laws, An Act to Regulate the Hunting of Quail in Harnett County, ch. 209, § 1.

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That the open season for hunting quail shall be from the first day of December to the fifteenth day of January following each succeeding year, and that it shall be unlawful to kill quail with any gun or guns that shoot over two times before reloading, ...

That the open season for hunting quail shall be from the first day of December to the fifteenth day of January following each succeeding year, and that it shall be unlawful to kill quail with any gun or guns that shoot over two times before reloading, and any person violating any of the provisions of this act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

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1917 N.C. Sess. Laws 134, Pub. Laws, An Act to Amend Section 3708 of the Revisal of North Carolina of 1905, Relating to Carrying Concealed Weapons, ch. 76, § 1.

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If anyone except on his own premises shall carry concealed about his person any pistol or gun, he shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and fined not less than fifty dollars nor more than two hundred dollars, or imprisoned not less than thirty days nor more...

If anyone except on his own premises shall carry concealed about his person any pistol or gun, he shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and fined not less than fifty dollars nor more than two hundred dollars, or imprisoned not less than thirty days nor more than two years, at the discretion of the court.

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1913 N.C. Sess. Laws 57, Pub. Laws, An Act to Prevent the Use of Firearms by Children, ch. 32 § 1.

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That any person being the parent or guardian of, or standing in loco parentis to, any child under the age of twelve years who shall knowlingly permit such child to have the possession or custody of, or use in any manner whatever, any gun, pistol, or ot...

That any person being the parent or guardian of, or standing in loco parentis to, any child under the age of twelve years who shall knowlingly permit such child to have the possession or custody of, or use in any manner whatever, any gun, pistol, or other dangerous firearm, whether such firearm be loaded or unloaded, or any other person, who shall knowingly furnish such child any such firearm, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be fined not exceeding fifty dollars, or imprisoned not exceeding thirty days.

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1911 N.C. Sess. Laws 735-36, Priv. Laws, An Act to Incorporate the Washington Branch Baptist Church in the County of Greene, ch. 293, § 4.

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That it shall be a misdemeanor for any person to use loud, profane or indecent language, fire off a gun or pistol in hearing distance of those assembled for or engaged in divine worship, or otherwise disturb and annoy those assembled for or engaged in ...

That it shall be a misdemeanor for any person to use loud, profane or indecent language, fire off a gun or pistol in hearing distance of those assembled for or engaged in divine worship, or otherwise disturb and annoy those assembled for or engaged in divine worship, and any person violating the provisions of this section shall be fined not more than fifty dollars or imprisoned not exceeding thirty days.

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1909 N.C. Sess. Laws 777, Priv. Laws, An Act for a New Charter for the City of Southport, North Carolina, ch. 345, § 23, pt. 14.

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[O]n dealers in pistols, guns, dirks, bowie knives, sling shots, brass or metal knuckles or other like deadly weapons, in addition to all other taxes, a license tax not exceeding fifty dollars; on dealers in firecrackers, Roman candles, skyrockets, toy...

[O]n dealers in pistols, guns, dirks, bowie knives, sling shots, brass or metal knuckles or other like deadly weapons, in addition to all other taxes, a license tax not exceeding fifty dollars; on dealers in firecrackers, Roman candles, skyrockets, toy pistols or fireworks of any kind, a tax not exceeding fifty dollars.

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