General Laws of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations to Which are Prefixed the Constitutions of the United States and of the State.Page 371-372, Image 387-388 (Providence, 1896) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.
Of Firearms and fire-works, § 1. Every person who shall discharge any rifle, gun, musket, blunderbuss, fowling-piece, pistol, air-gun, spring-gun or other contrivance arranged to discharge shot, bullets, arrows, darts, or other missiles, in or across any road, street, square or lane shall be fined not less than three dollars nor more than twenty dollars. § 3. Every person, not being at the time under military duty, who shall discharge any rifle, gun, musket, blunderbuss, fowling-piece, pistol, air-gun, spring gun, or other small arms, or any contrivance arranged to discharge shot, bullets, arrows, darts, or other missiles, except upon land owned or occupied by him or by permission of the owner or occupant of the land on or into which he may shoot, within the compact part of any town or city, or not being at the time on military duty, shall anywhere discharge any of such arms or contrivances on Sunday, shall be fined not exceeding twenty dollars.§ 5.Every person who shall discharge any gun, rifle, musket or blunderbuss in any road, street, lane or tavern or other public house, after sun setting and before sun rising, shall be fined five dollars for the first offence and seven dollars for subsequent offense.