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1870 Id. Sess. Laws 21, An Act to Amend an Act Concerning Crimes and Punishment . . ., § 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 a 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 exceeding one hundred dollars . . . .