An Ordinance to Prohibit the Carrying of Concealed Deadly Weapons, ST. HELENA STAR, Dec. 9, 1884 at 2.

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  • 1884

Ordinance NO. 62

An ordinance to prohibit the carrying of concealed deadly weapons.

    The Board of Trustees of the Town of St. Helena do hereby ordain as follows:

    Section One—Every person, not being a peace officer, who shall within the corporate limits of the town of St. Helena, carry or wear concealed any pistol, dirk, sword, slung-shot or other dangerous or deadly weapon, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined in any sum not less than ten nor more than fifty dollars or by imprisonment not less than one day nor more than thirty days.

    Section Two—Provided the President of the Board of Trustees may grant written permission to any peaceable person whose profession or occupation may require him to be out at late hours of the night, to carry concealed deadly weapons for his own protection, such permission not to extend beyond one year.

    Section Third—Ordinance number fourteen is hereby repealed.

    This ordinance shall take effect and be in full force ten days from the first publication.
    In Board of Trustees finally passed this 9th day of December, A. D. 1884.
    Attest:         D. COLE President of said Board. dec. 11
    E. [???]FWH[??]. Clerk. 1

Full Text (From St. Helena Star, Dec. 11, 1884

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"An Ordinance to Prohibit the Carrying of Concealed Deadly Weapons." St. Helena Star, December 9, 1884, p. 2. Volume 11, Number 23.