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John Haywood, A Manual of the Laws of North-Carolina, Arranged under Distinct Heads in Alphabetical Order. With References from One Head to Another, When a Subject is Mentioned in Any Other Part of the Book Than under the Distinct Head to Which it Belongs Page 235, Image 241 (1814) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.




§ 1. If any person or persons shall be discovered hunting in the woods with a gun, in the night time, by fire light, such person or persons so offending shall, upon conviction, by indictment or presentment in any court of record in this state, be fined by such court 20 current money, to be applied to the use of the county wherein the offence was committed until all costs accruing upon the presentment be paid.