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John Q. Flynn Flynn’s Digest of the City Ordinances, Together with the Constitutional Provisions, Acts of the General Assembly, and Decisions of the Courts Relative to the Government of the City of New Orleans Page 545, Image 617 (1896) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

Ordinances of the City of New Orleans. Offences, Misdemeanors and Nuisances. § 1342. It shall be unlawful for any one to sell, or lease, or give through himself or any other person, any pistol, dirk, bowieknife, toy pistol for which cartridges are used, or any other dangerous weapon which may be carried concealed, to any person under the age of eighteen years. § 1343. That any person violating the provisions of this ordinance shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be liable to a fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars or imprisonment for a period not exceeding thirty days, or both, at the discretion of the Recorder having jurisdiction.