“§1. No person shall within this city carry any gun on lands not his own, without the written permission of the owner of legal possessor of such lands.
§2. No person shall within this city fire or discharge any gun, pistol, cannon or fowling-piece or other fire-arms, unless in defence of his or her property or person, nor let off any squibs, crackers or other fireworks, unless by permission of the city authorities.
§3. Each and every person convicted of violating any of the provisions of this ordinance, shall pay a fine of five dollars, the one half to be paid to the city treasurer for the use of the city, and the other half to the person prosecuting the same, together with the costs of prosecution, and stand committed until the same be paid.
§4. It shall and may be lawful for any such owner or possessor as aforesaid, to apprehend any and every such person or persons violating any of the provisions of the first section of this ordinance, and take him or them before a justice of the peace in this city, as soon as conveniently may be, in order that he or they may be dealt with according to the law ; and every such person who may perform this service, shall be entitled to the same assistance and protection, and subject to the same restrictions and liabilities as a constable would be on the same occasion.”
1855, NJ, Ordinances of the City of Hudson, An Ordinance to Prevent the Use of Fire Arms, etc., §§1-4
Charter of the City of Hudson, in the State of New Jersey, As passed by the Legislature of the State of New Jersey, April 11th, 1855; Amended by an Act of Said Legislature, Passed February 29th, 1860, with Amendments Passed March 6th, 1862 ; Amendments Passed March 19th, 1862 ; Amendments Passed March 18th, 1863 ; Amendments Passed March24th, 1864 ; Amendments Passed March 24th, 1865 ; Amendments Passed March 24th, 1866 ; Amendments Passed March 24th, 1867 ; [sic] (Hudson City, NJ: W.D. M’Gregor, Newark Avenue, 1868), 109. An Ordinance to Prevent the Use of Fire Arms, etc., §§1-4. Approved 15 Nov. 1855.
NB: An unusual feature of this source is that it has within it another, separate, work and title page. The bibliographic details of which are as follows: Ordinances of the City of Hudson. Ordered by Resolution of the Mayor and Common Council.- [sic] (Hudson City, NJ: W.D. McGregor, 1868), 93-225.