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Henry Jefferson Leovy, The Laws and General Ordinances of the City of New Orleans, Together with the Acts of the Legislature, Decisions of the Supreme Court. And Constitutional Provisions Relating to the City Government. Revised and Digested, Pursuant to an Order of the Common Council. New Edition Page 257, Image 257 (1870) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.




Ordinances of the City of New Orleans. Offences and Nuisances. § 636. It shall not be lawful for any person or persons to erect, or in any manner establish or continue any pistol or shooting gallery within the limits of the city of New Orleans, without having first obtained the consent of two-thirds of the persons residing within one square of the place where any pistol of shooting gallery is intended to be established, and permission of the common council; and it shall be the duty of any person or persons so establishing such shooting gallery, to have the same so enclosed as to prevent the report of fire-arms being heard in the street or streets on which the same may be located.