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Edwin Augustine Davis, LL.B., The Statutes of the State of Indiana: Containing the Revised Statutes of 1852, with the Amendments Thereto, and the Subsequent Legislation, 246with Notes and References to Judicial Decisions.Second Edition Vol. 2 Page 482, Image 493 (1877) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

An Act to prohibit the sale, gift or bartering of deadly weapons or ammunition therefor, to minors. § 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana, That it shall be unlawful for any person to sell, barter, or give to any other person, under the age of twenty-one years, any pistol, dirk, or bowie-knife, slung-shot, knucks, or other deadly weapon that can be worn, or carried, concealed upon or about the person, or to sell, barter, or give to any person, under the age of twenty-one years, any cartridges manufactured and designed for use in a pistol. § 2. Be it further enacted, That any person who shall violate any of the provisions of the foregoing section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be fined in any sum not less than five dollars, nor more than fifty dollars.