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1884 Wyo. Sess. Laws 114, An Act to Amend Sections of an Act Entitled “An Act to Preserve the Public Peace by Preventing the Display of Knives and Other Deadly Weapons in the Presence of One or More Persons . . . , ch. 67, § 1.

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Whoever shall, in the presence of one or more persons, exhibit any kind of fire-arms, bowie-knife, dirk, dagger, slung-shot, or other deadly weapon, in a rude, angry or threatening manner not necessary to the defense of his person, family or property, ...

Whoever shall, in the presence of one or more persons, exhibit any kind of fire-arms, bowie-knife, dirk, dagger, slung-shot, or other deadly weapon, in a rude, angry or threatening manner not necessary to the defense of his person, family or property, shall be deemed guilty of misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not less than ten dollars, nor more than one hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

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1879 Wyo. Sess. Laws 97, An Act to Prevent the Use of Firearms from Railroad Cars, and Provide for the Punishment Thereof, ch. 43, § 1.

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It shall be unlawful for any person in this territory to fire any rifle, revolver, or other fire arm of any description whatever, from any window, door, or other part of any railroad car or train, engine or tender, or along the line of railroad during ...

It shall be unlawful for any person in this territory to fire any rifle, revolver, or other fire arm of any description whatever, from any window, door, or other part of any railroad car or train, engine or tender, or along the line of railroad during the passing of any train or engine, or when any person is passing in the vicinity of the person having such fire arm, and any person so offending, shall, on conviction, be fined in a sum not exceeding twenty ($20.00) dollars, and for a second offense, confined in the county jail for a term not exceeding sixty (60) days.

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1876 Wyo. Comp. Laws 273, An Act Defining Crime and Providing for the Punishment Thereof, ch. 35, tit. 9, § 127.

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If any person or persons shall have upon him any pistol, gun, knife, dirk, bludgeon or other offensive weapon, with intent to assault any person, every such person, on conviction, shall be fined in any sum not exceeding five hundred dollars, or impriso...

If any person or persons shall have upon him any pistol, gun, knife, dirk, bludgeon or other offensive weapon, with intent to assault any person, every such person, on conviction, shall be fined in any sum not exceeding five hundred dollars, or imprisoned in the county jail not exceeding six months.

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1876 Wyo. Comp. Laws 352, An Act to Prevent the Carrying of Fire Arms and Other Deadly Weapons, ch. 52, § 1-3.

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§ 1. That hereafter it shall be unlawful for any resident of any city, town or village, or for any one not a resident of any city, town or village, in said territory, but a sojourner therein, to bear upon his person, concealed or openly, any fire ...

§ 1. That hereafter it shall be unlawful for any resident of any city, town or village, or for any one not a resident of any city, town or village, in said territory, but a sojourner therein, to bear upon his person, concealed or openly, any fire arm or other deadly weapon, within the limits of any city, town or village. § 2. That if any person not a resident of any town, city or village of Wyoming Territory, shall, after being notified of the existence of the last preceding section by a proper peace officer, continue to carry or bear upon his person any fire arm or other deadly weapon, he or she, shall be deemed to be guilty of a violation of the provisions of said section and shall be punished accordingly. § 3. Any person violating any of the provisions of this act shall be deemed guilty of misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not less than five dollars nor more than fifty dollars, and, in the default of the payment of any fine which may be assessed against him, shall be imprisoned in the county jail for not less than five days nor more than twenty days.

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