An Act to Prevent Throwing or Shooting into Railroad Cars, ch. 4, §§ 1-2, 1877 N.C. Pub. Laws 53, 53.

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  • 1876


    SECTION 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That if any person shall cast, or throw, or shoot, any stone, rock, bullet, shot, pellet, or other missile, at, against, or into, any railroad car, locomotive, or train, while the said car or locomotive shall be in progress from one station to another, or while the said car, locomotive or train shall be stopped for any purpose, with intent to injure said car or locomotive, or any person therein or thereon, the person so offending shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by fine or imprisonment in the county jail, or the State prison, at the discretion of the Court.
    SEC. 2. That this act shall be in force from and after its ratification."

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Laws and Resolutions of the State of North Carolina, Passed by the General Assembly at Its Session 1876-’77, Begun and Held in the City of Raleigh, on Monday, the Nineteenth Day of November, A. D. 1876: To Which Are Prefixed a Register of State Officers, Members of the General Assembly and Judiciary, and a List of Commissioners of Affidavits (Raleigh, NC: The News Publishing Company, 1877), 53. Chapter 4—An Act to Prevent Throwing or Shooting into Railroad Cars, §1-2. Ratified December 5, 1876.