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1864 Id. Sess. Laws 304, An Act Concerning Crimes and Punishments, § 40.

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That any person in this territory, having, carrying, or procuring from another person, any dirk, dirk-knife, sword, sword-cane, pistol, gun or other deadly weapon, who shall in the presence of two or more persons, draw or exhibit any of said deadly weapons, in a rude, angry, and threatening manner, not in necessary self-defense, or who shall, in any manner unlawfully use the same in any fight or quarrel, the person or persons so offending, upon conviction thereof in any criminal court in any county in this territory, shall be fined in any sum not less than one hundred nor more than five hundred dollars . . . .