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Alexander McKinstry, The Code of Ordinances of the City of Mobile, with the Charter, and an Appendix Page 118, Image 121 (1859) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.




Ordinances [of The City of Mobile], § 124. It is not lawful for any person to discharge any gun, pistol, fowling-piece, or fire-arm, nor to let off, or discharge, any rocket, fire-cracker, squib, or other fireworks, in any street, court, yard, lot, walk, or public highway, or from the door of any house or building, or near any house or any inhabited part of the city, on any pretext, under a penalty of five dollars, and if a slave fifteen lashes unless his employer pay the fine.