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James S. Frazer, Commissioner, The Revised Statutes of Indiana: Containing, Also, the United States and Indiana Constitutions and an Appendix of Historical Documents Page 371-372, Image 393-394 (Vol. 1, 1881) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.




Carrying Dangerous Weapon, § 1985. Every person, not being a traveler, who shall wear or carry any dirk, pistol, bowie-knife, dagger, sword-in-cane, or any other dangerous or deadly weapon concealed, or who shall carry or wear any such weapon openly, with the intent or avowed purpose of injuring his fellow- man, shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined in any sum not exceeding five hundred dollars. Note 1. Found constitutional in State v. Mitchell, 3 Blackf. 229.