“ART. 16. Whoever shall fire a gun or other kind of fire-arms near any other inhabited place ; whoever shall fire at pigeons, or shall kill or wound any domestic animal, while hunting or fowling on another person’s land, shall, in every such case, be fined from twenty-five to fifty dollars, besides his being liable for damages to the party concerned, and even to prosecution, if cause be found.”
1828, LA, An ordinance concerning cattle, fences of plantations and other objects of the rural police, within the city of New-Orleans, Art. 16
D. Augustin, General Digest of the Ordinances and Resolutions of the Corporation of New-Orleans (Corner of Chartres and St. Louis Streets, New Orleans, LA: Jerime Bayon, 1831), 315.