On the moral and religious Conduct of the Students,
and their Conduct towards the Faculty…
…8. No student shall keep a dog or fire-arms; nor shall he use fire-arms without permission from some one of the Faculty.”
Laws of the University of North-Carolina; Established by the Board of Trustees, at Their Session in December, 1799 ( Raleigh, NC: J. Gales, 1800), 12.