Acts Relating to the City of Brooklyn, and the Ordinances Thereof; Together with an Appendix, Containing the Old Charters, Statistical Information, &c. &c. Page 25, Image 222 (1836) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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A Law to Prevent Evil Practices in the City of Brooklyn, Title 1. The Mayor and Aldermen of the city of Brooklyn, in Common Council Convened, do ordain as follows: §1. That it shall not be lawful for any person within the first six wards, and in so much of the seventh ward as lies westerly of Clinton avenue and the Jamaica turnpike, southerly of the place where the said turnpike is intersected by Clinton avenue, in said city, to fire or discharge any gun, pistol, fowling piece, or fire arms, or to explode or set off any squib, cracker, or other thing containing gunpowder, or any combustible material, under the penalty of five dollars for each and every offence. Provided, that nothing herein contained shall be construed to extend to any military exercise or review.