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George Washington Paschal, A Digest of the Laws of Texas: Containing Laws in Force, and the Repealed Laws on Which Rights Rest. Carefully Annotated 3rd ed. Page 1321, Image 291 (Vol. 2, 1873) available at.The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.





An Act to Prohibit the Discharging of Firearms in Certain Places Therein Named, Art. 6508a. It shall not be lawful for any person to discharge any gun, pistol, or firearms of any description whatever, on, or across any public square, street, or alley, in any city or town in this state: Provided, This act shall not be so construed as to apply to the “outer town,” or suburbs, of any city or town. Art. 6508(b). Any person who shall discharge any firearms, in violation of the provisions of this first section of this act, shall be deemed guilty of disturbing the public peace, and on conviction thereof, before any court having competent jurisdiction, shall be fined in any sum not exceeding one hundred dollars, to be recovered as other fines and penalties.