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Austin Augustus King, The Revised Statutes of the State of Missouri, Revised and Digested by the Eighth General Assembly During the Years One Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty-Four, and One Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty-Five, Together with the Constitutions of Missouri and of the United States Page 312, Image 316 (1835) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

An Act to Restrain Intercourse with Indians, § 2. IF any person shall induce any Indian to come within this state fro the purpose of trade, or otherwise than is hereinafter permitted, or shall purchase or receive of any Indian the way of trade or otherwise, a horse or gun, he shall be fined in a sum not exceeding fifty dollars.