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An Act in relation to Crimes and Punishment, Ch. XXII, Title II, Sec. 8, in Acts, Resolutions and Memorials Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah 31 (Henry McEwan 1866).

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“Sec. 8. Whoever fights a duel with deadly weapons, and inflicts a mortal wound on his antagonist, wherefrom death ensues, is guilty of murder of the first degree, and shall be punished accordingly.”

An Act in relation to Crimes and Punishment, Ch. XXII, Title II, Sec. 14, in Acts, Resolutions and Memorials Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah 31 (Henry McEwan 1866).

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"SEC. 14. If such oflender, at the timeof stuch robbery, is armed with a dangerous weapon, with intent, if resisted, to kill or maim the person robbed; or if, being so armed, he wound or strike the person robbed; or if lie have :lny conffederates aidin...

“SEC. 14. If such oflender, at the timeof stuch robbery, is armed with a dangerous weapon, with intent, if resisted, to kill or maim the person robbed; or if, being so armed, he wound or strike the person robbed; or if lie have :lny conffederates aiding and abetting him in such robbery present, and so armed; he shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of not exceeding twenty-five years, and not less than ten years.”

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An Act in relation to Crimes and Punishment, Ch. XXII, Title III, Sec. 48, in Acts, Resolutions and Memorials Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah 54 (Henry McEwan 1866).

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"Sec. 48. If such offender, at the time of committing such burglary, is armed with a dangerous weapon, or so arm himself after having entered such dwelling house, or actually assault any person being lawfully therein; or have any confeder-ates present ...

“Sec. 48. If such offender, at the time of committing such burglary, is armed with a dangerous weapon, or so arm himself after having entered such dwelling house, or actually assault any person being lawfully therein; or have any confeder-ates present aiding and abetting in such burglary, he shall be punished by impris- onment for life, or any term of years.”

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An Act in relation to Crimes and Punishment, Ch. XXII, Title VII, Sec. 102, in Acts, Resolutions and Memorials Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah 59 (Henry McEwan 1866).

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"SEC. 102. If any person maliciously injure, deface or destroy any building or fixture attached thereto, or wilfully and maliciously injure, destroy or secrete any goods, chattels or valuable paper of another, or maliciously, prepare any dead fall, or ...

“SEC. 102. If any person maliciously injure, deface or destroy any building or fixture attached thereto, or wilfully and maliciously injure, destroy or secrete any goods, chattels or valuable paper of another, or maliciously, prepare any dead fall, or dig any pit, or set any gun, or arrange any other trap to injure another’s person or property, he shall be imprisoned not more than one year, or fined not exceeding five hundred dollars, or both fined and imprisoned at the discretion of the court; and is liable to the party injured in a sum equal to three times the value of the property so destroyed or injured or damage sustained, in a civil action.”

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An Ordinance Prohibiting the Sale of Arms, Ammunition, or Spiritous Liquors to the Indians, in Acts, Resolutions and Memorials Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah 63 (Henry McEwan 1866).

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"Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret: That if any person shall hereafter trade or give any guns, rifies,pistols or any other deadly weap- ons, ammunition or spirituous liquors to any Indian, without having a license, ...

“Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret: That if any person shall hereafter trade or give any guns, rifies,pistols or any other deadly weap- ons, ammunition or spirituous liquors to any Indian, without having a license, he shall, on conviction thereof before any Justice of the Peace, he fined in a sum not exceeding one hundred dollars for each offense, and also forfeit all the property received from the Indian, which shall be sold and the proceeds thereof paid into the public treasury.”

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1917 Utah Laws 278, An Act . . . Forbidding the Ownership or Possession of Fire Arms or Other Deadly Weapon by an Unnaturalized Foreign Born Person within the State of Utah, ch. 95, § 1.

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It shall be unlawful for any unnaturalized foreign born person, to hunt, capture or kill any wild bird or animal, either game or otherwise, of any description, excepting in defense of the person, and it shall be unlawful for any such unnaturalized fore...

It shall be unlawful for any unnaturalized foreign born person, to hunt, capture or kill any wild bird or animal, either game or otherwise, of any description, excepting in defense of the person, and it shall be unlawful for any such unnaturalized foreign born resident within this State to own or have in his possession, or under his control, a shot gun, rifle, pistol, or any fire arm of any make. . . Whoever violates any provision of this act shall be punished by a fine of not less than twenty-five dollars for each offense, or by imprisonment for not less than fifteen days, or by both such fine and imprisonment; and any shot gun, rifle, pistol or fire arm owned by him or found in his possession, or under his control, shall be forfeited to the State of Utah.

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1907 Utah Laws 50-51, An Act . . . Relating to Burglary in the First, Second and Third Degrees, Defining the Same, and the Penalties Therefor, ch. 52, § 1.

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Every person who, in the night time, forcibly breaks and enters, or without force enters an open door, window or other aperture of any house, room, apartment . . . with intent to commit larceny or any felony by the use of nitro-glycerine, dynamite, gun...

Every person who, in the night time, forcibly breaks and enters, or without force enters an open door, window or other aperture of any house, room, apartment . . . with intent to commit larceny or any felony by the use of nitro-glycerine, dynamite, gunpowder, or any other explosive, is guilty of burglary in the first degree. When in prosecution for burglary in the first degree the question as to whether or not nitro-glycerine, dynamite, gunpowder, or any other explosive was used or intended to be used by the defendant in the commission of the crime cannot be definitely arrived at by the jury, a verdict of guilty of burglary in the second degree, as defined in § 4334-b may be found; provided, the other elemenst of the crime of burglary in the second degree as defined in Section 4334-b have been proved.

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1905 Utah Laws 60, An Act to Prohibit the Salen of Firearms to Minors and the Carrying of Firearms by Minors, and Prescribing Penalties for Violation Thereof, ch. 52, §§ 1-2.

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§ 1. Selling or giving firearms to minors under fourteen. Any person who sells, gives or disposes of, or offers to sell, give or dispose of any pistol, gun, target gun, or other firearm, to any person under the age of fourteen years, is guilty of ...

§ 1. Selling or giving firearms to minors under fourteen. Any person who sells, gives or disposes of, or offers to sell, give or dispose of any pistol, gun, target gun, or other firearm, to any person under the age of fourteen years, is guilty of a misdemeanor. § 2. Minor under fourteen must not carry firearms. Any person under the ager of fourteen years who shall carry, or have in his possession, any pistol, gun, target gun or other firearm, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

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1905 Utah Laws 197, An Act for the Protection of Fish, Game, and Birds . . . , ch. 118, § 30.

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It shall be unlawful for any non-resident person or for resident who is not a citizen of the United States to kill any game, animals, birds or fish in this State, without first having procured the license to do so hereinafter provided for. Any non-resi...

It shall be unlawful for any non-resident person or for resident who is not a citizen of the United States to kill any game, animals, birds or fish in this State, without first having procured the license to do so hereinafter provided for. Any non-resident person or any resident who is not a citizen of the United States, upon the payment to the State Commissioner, of the sum of twenty-five dollars, shall be entitled to receive a license, from said commissioner, which will entitle him to hunt and kill game, animals, birds and fish, for the period of one year subject to all the laws of this State for the protection of fish and game.

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1903 Utah Laws 155, An Act to Amend Sections . . . Relating to Fish and Game . . . , ch. 116, § 24.

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It shall be unlawful and a misdemeanor for any person to use any gun larger than ten gauge while hunting for fowl or birds.