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1899 Wyo. Sess. Laws 32-33, An Act for the Better Protection of the Game and Fish of this State . . . , ch. 19, § 14.

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Any person who is a bona fide citizen of the State of Wyoming shall, upon payment of one dollar to any Justice of the Peace of the county in which he resides, be entitled to receive from said Justice of the Peace, a gun license, which license shall per...

Any person who is a bona fide citizen of the State of Wyoming shall, upon payment of one dollar to any Justice of the Peace of the county in which he resides, be entitled to receive from said Justice of the Peace, a gun license, which license shall permit such person to pursue, hunt and kill any of the animals mentioned in this Section, during the time allowed therefor. . . . Any person who is not a resident of the State of Wyoming, shall upon payment to any Justice of the Peace of this State of the sum of forty dollars to be entitled to receive from such Justice of the Peace a license, which license shall permit such person to pursue, hunt and kill any of the animals mentioned in this Section, during the time allowed therefor of the current year.

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Josiah A. Van Orsdel, Attorney General, Revised Statutes of Wyoming, in Force December 1, 1899 Including the Magna Charta, Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, Organic Act of Territory of Wyoming, Act of Admission of the State of Wyoming, Constitution of the United States and of Wyoming, and the Rules of the Supreme Court Page 600, Image 600 (1899) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Open Season – Ducks and Geese. § 2106. No person or persons shall ensnare, net or trap within this state any wild duck, wild goose, or wild swan at any time. . . . There shall be established from the first day of September until the first da...

Open Season – Ducks and Geese. § 2106. No person or persons shall ensnare, net or trap within this state any wild duck, wild goose, or wild swan at any time. . . . There shall be established from the first day of September until the first day of May, an open season in which ducks, brant or geese may be shot, killed or taken by means of gun shot, but nothing but shoulder guns may be used at any time. And it shall be unlawful to kill any of the above mentioned water fowls by any other means, or during any other period, than above specified; Provided That it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to kill any wild swan in the state of Wyoming. Any person or persons who shall violate the provisions of this section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not less than ten nor more than twenty-five dollars for each offense, and may be imprisoned in the county jail for not more than sixty days.

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Josiah A. Van Orsdel, Attorney General, Revised Statutes of Wyoming, in Force December 1, 1899 Including the Magna Charta, Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, Organic Act of Territory of Wyoming, Act of Admission of the State of Wyoming, Constitution of the United States and of Wyoming, and the Rules of the Supreme Court Page 1253, Image 1253 (1899) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Carrying Dangerous Weapons, § 5051. Every person, not being a traveler, who shall wear or carry any dirk, pistol, bowie knife, dagger, sword-in-cane, or any other dangerous or deadly weapon concealed, or who shall carry or wear any such weapon ope...

Carrying Dangerous Weapons, § 5051. Every person, not being a traveler, who shall wear or carry any dirk, pistol, bowie knife, dagger, sword-in-cane, or any other dangerous or deadly weapon concealed, or who shall carry or wear any such weapon openly, with the intent, or avowed purpose, of injuring his fellow- man, shall be fined not more than one hundred dollars.

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Attorney General Josiah A. Van Orsdel, Revised Statutes of Wyoming, in Force December 1, 1899 Including the Magna Charta, Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, Organic Act of Territory of Wyoming, Act of Admission of the State of Wyoming, Constitution of the United States and of Wyoming, and the Rules of the Supreme Court Page 1252-1253, Image 1252-1253 (1899) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Crimes Against Public Peace, Drawing Dangerous Weapons, § 5050. Whoever draws or threatens to use any pistol, dirk, knife, slung-shot, or any other deadly or dangerous weapon, already drawn, upon any other person, shall be fined in a sum not more ...

Crimes Against Public Peace, Drawing Dangerous Weapons, § 5050. Whoever draws or threatens to use any pistol, dirk, knife, slung-shot, or any other deadly or dangerous weapon, already drawn, upon any other person, shall be fined in a sum not more than one hundred dollars, to which may be added imprisonment in the county jail not more than six months; Provided, That the provisions of this section shall not apply to a person drawing or threatening to use such dangerous or deadly weapon in defense of his person or property, or in defense of those entitled to his protection by law.

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A. McMicken, City Attorney, The Revised Ordinances of the City of Rawlins, Carbon County, Wyoming Page 96-97, Image 97-98 (1893) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Revised Ordinances of the City of Rawlins, [Precautionary Regulations,] § 13. That no person shall keep at his place of business or elsewhere within the city a greater quantity of gun powder or gun cotton than fifty pounds at one time, and the sam...

Revised Ordinances of the City of Rawlins, [Precautionary Regulations,] § 13. That no person shall keep at his place of business or elsewhere within the city a greater quantity of gun powder or gun cotton than fifty pounds at one time, and the same shall be kept in tin or copper canisters or cases, containing not to exceed five pounds each, and in a situation remote from fires, lighted lamps and candles; and no person shall sell or weigh any gun powder or gun cotton after the lighting of lamps in the evening, unless in sealed canisters or cases. Any violation of the provisions of this section shall be subject to a fine of not less than ten dollars nor more than one hundred dollars. § 14. It shall be lawful for the mayor, City Trustee, city marshal, police officers or fire-wardens, when any of them shall suspect that any gun powder or gun cotton is concealed or kept within the city in violation of the provisions of this Ordinance, to search any place in said city for the purpose of determining whether any gun powder or gun cotton is kept as aforesaid. Any person who shall obstruct or hinder any such officer making search in the execution of his duties under this section, shall forfeit and pay to said city for each offense a sum not less than ten dollars nor more than one hundred dollars.

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A. McMicken, City Attorney, The Revised Ordinances of the City of Rawlins, Carbon County, Wyoming Page 131-132; Image 132-133 (1893) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Revised Ordinances of the City of Rawlins, Article VII, Carrying Firearms and Lethal Weapons, § 1. It shall be unlawful for any person in said city to keep or bear upon the person any pistol, revolver, knife, slungshot, bludgeon or other lethal we...

Revised Ordinances of the City of Rawlins, Article VII, Carrying Firearms and Lethal Weapons, § 1. It shall be unlawful for any person in said city to keep or bear upon the person any pistol, revolver, knife, slungshot, bludgeon or other lethal weapon, except the officers of the United States, of the State of Wyoming, of Carbon County and of the City of Rawlins. § 2. Any person convicted of a violation of the preceding section shall be fined not exceeding one hundred dollars, or imprisoned in the city jail not exceeding thirty days. § 3. Persons not residing in said city shall be notified of this Ordinance by the police or any citizen, and after thirty minutes from the time of notification, shall be held liable to the penalties of this article, in case of its violation. § 4. The city marshal and policemen of the city shall arrest, without warrant, all persons found violating the provisions of this article, and are hereby authorized to take any such weapon from the person of the offender and to imprison the offender for trial, as in case of violations of other Ordinances of said city.

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A. McMicken, The Revised Ordinances of the City of Rawlins, Carbon County, Wyoming Page 115-116, Image 116-117 (1893) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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[Ordinances of the] City of Rawlins, Article II, Protection of Persons and Property, § 1. If any person shall within this city fire or discharge any cannon, gun, fowling piece, pistol or firearms of any description, or fire, explode, or set off an...

[Ordinances of the] City of Rawlins, Article II, Protection of Persons and Property, § 1. If any person shall within this city fire or discharge any cannon, gun, fowling piece, pistol or firearms of any description, or fire, explode, or set off any squib, cracker, or anything containing powder or other combustible or explosive material, without permission of the Board of Trustees, or the written permission of the mayor (which permission shall limit the time of the firing and shall be subject to be revoked by the mayor or Board of Trustees at any time after the same has been granted) every such person shall, on conviction, be fined in a sum of not less than five dollars and not exceeding one hundred dollars.

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Josiah A.Van Orsdel, Revised Statutes of Wyoming, in Force December 1, 1899 Including the Magna Charta, Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, Organic Act of Territory of Wyoming, Act of Admission of the State of Wyoming, Constitution of the United States and of Wyoming, and the Rules of the Supreme Court Page 1252, Image 1252 (1899) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Chapter 3. Crimes Against Public Peace. Duelling. § 544. Whoever fights a duel, if death do not ensue, shall be fined one hundred dollars, and be imprisoned in the county jail not more than one year.

Josiah A. Van Orsdel, Attorney General, Revised Statutes of Wyoming, in Force December 1, 1899 Including the Magna Charta, Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, Organic Act of Territory of Wyoming, Act of Admission of the State of Wyoming, Constitution of the United States and of Wyoming, and the Rules of the Supreme Court Page 1253, Image 1253 (1899) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Furnishing Deadly Weapons to Minor. § 5052. It shall be unlawful for any person to sell, barter or give to any other person under the age of twenty-one years any pistol, dirk or bowie knife, slung-shot, knucks or other deadly weapon that can be wo...

Furnishing Deadly Weapons to Minor. § 5052. It shall be unlawful for any person to sell, barter or give to any other person under the age of twenty-one years any pistol, dirk or bowie knife, slung-shot, knucks or other deadly weapon that can be worn or carried concealed upon or about the person, or to sell, barter or give to any person under the age of sixteen years any cartridges manufactured and designed for use in a pistol; and any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this section shall be fined in any sum not more than fifty dollars.

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1884 Wyo. Sess. Laws 134, An Act Entitled an Act to Incorporate the Town of Sheridan, ch. 85, § 28, pt. 1.

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[T]o regulate the storage of gun-powder, kerosene and other dangerous material[.]