“Sec. 5. Any person who shall discharge or fire off, any gun or other fire arms, or fire off or throw any fire crackers, chasers or other fireworks in said city, except when performing military duty, shall be fined not less than one nor more than twenty dollars, in the discretion of the Mayor, Counselor or Alderman, or Justice of the Peace before whom the same shall be tried.”
The Code of the City of Annapolis, By the Counselor: Authorized by Order of the Corporation of the City of Annapolis, Passed October 11, 1897, and Adopted as the Laws of the City by an Ordinance Passed December 13, 1897—Also—the Charter of the City of Annapolis, the Standing Orders of the Corporation, and Certain Ordinances Not Part of the Code (Annapolis, MD: Evening Capital Print, 1897), 124. Article 32—Profane Swearing and Disorderly Conduct, § 5 Firing Weapons. (Undated).