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Digest of the Statutes of the State of Louisiana, Collated and Arranged under Appropriate Heads, and Embracing All the Statute Laws of the State of a General Character, Inclusive of the Acts of One Thousand Eight Hundred and Seventy, Except What are Contained in the Revised Civil Code and Code of Practice, Adopted in One Thousand Eight Hundred and Seventy Page 387, Image 399 (Vol. 1, 1870) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Dueling. 18 § 801. If any person shall voluntarily engage in a duel with rapier or small sword, back sword, pistol or other dangerous weapon to the hazard of life, and death shall ensue, the survivor shall, upon conviction, suffer death; and all and every person aiding and abetting as second, agent or abettor, shall, on conviction, be punished as accessories before the fact in murder. 19 § 802. Whoever shall by word, message, or in any other manner, challenge another to fight in a duel, and whoever shall knowingly be a second, challenger, agent or abettor in such challenge, upon conviction, shall be punished by fine not exceeding two hundred dollars, and imprisonment not exceeding two years. 20 § 803. Whoever shall accept a challenge to fight a duel; whoever shall knowingly be a second, agent or abettor in such acceptance, upon conviction, shall be punished by fine not exceeding one hundred dollars, and imprisonment not more than one year.