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1819, Laws of the College of New Jersey, ch. 17, § 9; ch. 19, § 10.

“CHAPTER XVII.

OF RELIGIOUS WORSHIP, AND MORAL CONDUCT…

…9. Any student convicted of sending or receiving a challenge to fight a duel, or who shall carry such challenge, or be a second in a duel, or in any wise aid or abet it, shall immediately be dismissed by the faculty, and as soon as practicable expelled by the trustees.”

“CHAPTER XIX.

MISCELLANEOUS REGULATIONS…

…10. No student shall keep for his use or pleasure any horse or riding beast; nor shall any student keep a dog, or gun, or fire-arms and ammunition of any kind, nor any sword, dirk, sword-cane, or any deadly weapon whatever.”

Full Text: 1819, College of NJ


Laws of the College of New Jersey; Revised, Amended, and Adopted by the Board of Trustees, April 14th, 1819 (Trenton, NJ: George Sherman, 1819), 21-26. Chapter 17—Of Religious Worship and Moral Conduct, § 9; Chapter 19—Miscellaneous Regulations, § 10. Adopted April 14th, 1819.

N.B. “The College of New Jersey” here refers to what is now Princeton Universitynot the current College of New Jersey.