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Attorney General Josiah A. Van Orsdel, Revised Statutes of Wyoming, in Force December 1, 1899 Including the Magna Charta, Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, Organic Act of Territory of Wyoming, Act of Admission of the State of Wyoming, Constitution of the United States and of Wyoming, and the Rules of the Supreme Court Page 1252-1253, Image 1252-1253 (1899) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.





Crimes Against Public Peace, Drawing Dangerous Weapons, § 5050. Whoever draws or threatens to use any pistol, dirk, knife, slung-shot, or any other deadly or dangerous weapon, already drawn, upon any other person, shall be fined in a sum not more than one hundred dollars, to which may be added imprisonment in the county jail not more than six months; Provided, That the provisions of this section shall not apply to a person drawing or threatening to use such dangerous or deadly weapon in defense of his person or property, or in defense of those entitled to his protection by law.