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Washington D.C. 47 Stat. 650, 651-652 (1932)

, | | 1932

CARRYING CONCEALED WEAPONS

SEC. 4. No person shall within the District of Columbia carry  concealed on or about his person, except in his dwelling house or place of business or on other land possessed by him, a pistol, without a license...

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Washington D.C. 27 Stat. 116 (1892)

, | | 1892

CHAP. 159.--An Act to punish the carrying or selling of deadly or dangerous weapons within the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress as...

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The Compiled Statutes in Force in the District of Columbia including the Acts of the Second Session of the Congress 1887-’89, William Stone Albert & Benjamin G. comps., 178 1894 (Act of July 20, 1871)

| | 1871

SEC. 119. It shall not be lawful for any person or persons to carry or have concealed about their persons any deadly or dangerous. weapons, such as daggers, air-guns, pistols, bowie-knives, dirk- knives, or dirks, razors, razor-blades, sword-canes, slu...

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1 William B. Webb The Laws of the Corporation of the of Washington Digested and Arranged under Appropriate in Accordance with a Joint Resolution of the City 418 (1868), Act of Nov. 18, 1858.

| | 1858

It shall not be lawful for any person or persons to carry or have concealed about their persons any deadly or dangerous weapons, such as dagger, pistol, bowie knife, dirk knife, or dirk, colt, slungshot, or brass or other metal knuckles within the City...

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1857 D.C. Code 570, Of Proceedings to Prevent and Detect the Comission of Crime, ch. 141, § 16.

| | 1857

If any person shall go armed with a dirk, dagger, sword, pistol, or other offensive and dangerous weapon, without reasonable cause to fear an assault or other injury or violence to his person . . . he may, on complaint of any person having reasonable c...

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