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Law of the University of Nashville for the moral conduct of the students, in American Annals of Education and Instruction for the Year 1837, at 185 (1837)

| , | 1837

No student shall bring, or cause to be brought into College, or, on any occasion, keep in his room, any spirituous or fermented liquors; nor any fire-arms or ammunition of any kind; nor a sword, dirk, sword-cane or any deadly weapon whatever, upon pena...

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1899 Tenn. Session Laws 780

, | | 1899

Provided however, That it shall be lawful for any person to hunt quail or partridges in said counties with a gun, between the first day of November and the first day of January of each year. But it is further provided, that it shall not be lawful to hu...

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Chapter XII, Article III: Offenses Affecting Public Safety, undated, reprinted in Digest of the Acts Repealing the Charters of Certain Municipal Corporations…and the Ordinances of the Taxing District of Shelby County, Tennessee 188, 189 (C.W. Heiskell ed., 1882).

, | | 1882 It shall be deemed a misdemeanor to do, or cause to be done, any of the following acts; and any person convicted thereof shall be fined not less than one nor more than fifty dollars: . . . Subsec. 8. To discharge any firearm within the Taxing Distri...

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1931 Tenn. Priv. Acts 1089,  vol. 2, An Act to Be Entitled, “An Act to Incorporate the City of Murfreesboro in Rutherford County, Tennessee . . . ,” ch. 429, art. 3, § 4, pt. 46.

| | 1931

To regulate, restrain, and prevent the carrying on of manufactories dangerous in causing or producing fires; and to regulate and suppress the sale of firearms, and to prevent and suppress the selling, carrying, using or firing of pistols, rifles, guns,...

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1903 Tenn. Pub. Acts 376-77, A Bill for an Act to Be Entitled An Act for the Protection of Game in the State of Tennessee . . . , ch. 169, § 6.

| | 1903

[N]o person or persons shall . . . for the purpose of taking or destroying birds or animals not protected by this Act, use any swivel or punt gun, or gun other than a gun held in the hands and fired from the shoulder, and of the gauge not lar...

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1899 Tenn. Pub. Acts 327, An Act to Repeal the Charter of the Town of Waverly, in Humphreys County, and to Incorporate Said Town and Define Its Rights, Powers, etc.,  ch. 174, § 11, pt. 10.

| | 1899

[The Town has power] To regulate, restrain, or prevent the carrying on of manufactories dangerous in causing or producing fires, and to prevent and suppress the sale of firearms, fireworks, Roman candles, crackers, sky rockets, etc., and toy pistols.Read More

1895 Tenn. Pub. Acts 129-30, An Act to Incorporate the City of South Fulton, in Obion County Tennessee . . . , ch. 85, § 3, pt. 14.

| | 1895

To regulate the storage of gunpowder, tar, pitch, resin, saltpeter, gun cotton, coal oil, and all other combustibles, explosive or inflammable material, and the use of lights, candles, lamps, stove pipes, steam pipes, and chimneys in all storehouses, d...

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Claude Waller, Digest of the Ordinances of the City of Nashville, to Which are Prefixed the State Laws Incorporating, and Relating to, the City, with an Appendix Containing Various Grants and Franchises Page 364-365, Image 372-373 (1893) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1893

Ordinances of the City of Nashville, § 738. Every person found carrying a pistol, bowie-knife, dirk-knife, slung-shot, brass knucks, or other deadly weapon, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction of such first offense, shall...

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Claude Waller, Digest of the Ordinances of the City of Nashville, to Which are Prefixed the State Laws Incorporating, and Relating to, the City, with an Appendix Containing Various Grants and Franchises Page 346-347, Image 354-355 (1893) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1893

[Ordinances of Nashville, Regulations to Prevent Fire, § 652. If any person or persons shall fire any gun or pistol, cast, throw or fire any squib, rocket, cracker, or other combustible fire-works within the limits of the corporation, every such p...

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1883 Tenn. Pub. Acts 17, A Bill to Be Entitled An Act to Prevent the Sale, Loan or Gift of Pistol Cartridges in This State, ch. 13.

| | 1883

[I]t shall be unlawful for any person or persons to buy or sell or give away any pistol cartridges in this state. . . [A]ny person or persons violating this Act, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be fined not less than t...

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1879 Tenn. Pub. Acts 135-36, An Act to Prevent the Sale of Pistols, chap. 96, § 1.

| | 1879

It shall be a misdemeanor for any person to sell, or offer to sell, or to bring into the State for the purpose of selling, giving away, or otherwise disposing of belt or pocket pistols, or revolvers, or any other kind of pistols, except army or na...

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1879 Tenn. Pub. Acts 231, An Act to amend the Criminal Laws of this State upon the subject of carrying concealed weapons, and amend Section 4759 of the Code.

| | 1879

Section 1. . . Hereafter it shall not be lawful for any person to carry, publicly or privately, any dirk, razor, concealed about his person, sword cane, spanish stilletto, belt or pocket pistol, revolver, or any kind of pistol, except the army or navy ...

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1879 Tenn. Pub. Acts 231, An Act to Amend the Criminal Laws of this State upon the Subject of Carrying Concealed Weapons . . . , ch. 186, § 1.

| | 1879

[I]t shall not be lawful for any person to carry, publicly or privately, any dirk, razor concealed about his person, sword cane, spanish stiletto, belt or pocket pistol, revolver, or any kind of pistol, except the army or navy pistol used in warfare, w...

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William King McAlister Jr., Ordinances of the City of Nashville, to Which are Prefixed the State Laws Chartering and Relating to the City, with an Appendix Page 340-341, Image 345-346 (1881) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1873

Ordinances of the City of Nashville, Carrying Pistols, Bowie-Knives, Etc., § 1. That every person found carrying a pistol, bowie-knife, dirk-knife, slung-shot, brass knucks or other deadly weapon, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon...

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1871 Tenn. Pub. Acts 81, An Act to Preserve the Peace and to Prevent Homicide, ch. 90, § 1.

| | 1871

That it shall not be lawful for any person to publicly or privately carry a dirk, sword cane, Spanish stiletto, belt or pocket pistol or revolver,other than an army pistol, or such as are commonly carried and used in the United States army, and in no c...

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James H. Shankland, Public Statutes of the State of Tennessee, since the Year 1858. Being in the Nature of a Supplement to the Code Page 94, Image 189 (1871) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1871

An Act of 1869-70, § 2. That it shall be a misdemeanor for any person, whether publicly or privately, to carry a dirk, sword-cane, Spanish stiletto, belt or pocket pistol, except a knife conspicuously on the strap of a shot pouch, or on a journey ...

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1869-1870 Tenn. Pub. Acts, 2d. Sess., An Act to Preserve the Peace and Prevent Homicide, ch. 13, § 1.

| | 1870

That it shall not be lawful for any person to publicly or privately carry a dirk, swordcane, Spanish stiletto, belt or pocket pistol or revolver. Any person guilty of a violation of this section shall be subject to presentment or indictment, and on con...

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