1869 Wash. Sess. Laws 202, An Act Relative to Crimes and Punishments and Proceedings in Criminal Cases, ch. 2, §§ 22-23.

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  • 1869

"§ 22. Every person who shall engage in a duel with any deadly weapon, although no homicide ensue, or shall challenge another to fight a duel, or shall send or deliver any written or verbal message, purporting or intending to be such challenge, although no duel ensue, shall be imprisoned, on conviction thereof, in the penitentiary, not more than ten years, nor less than one year. § 23. Every person who shall accept such challenge, or who shall knowingly carry or deliver any such challenge or message, whether a duel ensue or not, and every person who shall be present at the fighting of a duel with deadly weapons, as an aid or second, or who shall advise, encourage, or promote such duel, shall on conviction thereof, be imprisoned in the penitentiary not more than five years nor less than six months."