1853 Or. Laws 257, An Act to Prohibit the Sale of Arms and Ammunition to Indians, § 1.

"[I]f any white citizen, or other person than an Indian, shall sell, barter, or give to any Indian in this territory any gun, rifle, pistol or other kind of firearms, any powder, lead, percussion caps or other ammunition whatever, any person so offending shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail not more than six months, nor less than one month, and by fine not exceeding five hundred nor less than one hundred dollars."