“The following is the ordinance as passed: AN ORDINANCE Prohibiting the sale to or furnishing minors with firearms.
Be it Ordained by the Common Council of the City of Chicago:
SECTION 1. That no person within said city shall sell to or in any manner furnish any minor with any gun, pistol, revolver, or other firearms; and any person offending against this ordinance shall on conviction be fined in a sum of not less than twenty-five dollars nor more than one hundred dollars for each offense.
SEC. 2. This ordinance shall be in force from and after its passage and due publication.”
Full Text: 1873, Chicago, IL, Minors
Proceedings of the Common Council of the City of Chicago, for the Municipal Year 1872–3, Being from December 2d, 1872, to November 24th, 1873 (Chicago, IL: Jameson & Morse, Printers, 162 & 164 Clark Street, 1874), 140. An Ordinance Prohibiting the Sale to or Furnishing Minors with Firearms, §§ 1-2. Passed March 17, 1873.