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John Riner Sayler, The Statutes of the State of Ohio: In Continuation of Curwen’s Statutes at Large and Swan & Critchfield’s Revised Statutes, Arranged in Chronological Order, Showing the Acts in Force, Repealed, Obsolete or Superseded with References to the Judicial Decisions Construing the Statutes and a Complete Analytical Index Page 3331, Image 521 (Vol. 4, 1876) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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An Act to Protect Certain Birds and Game, and to Protect Land Owners and Punish Trespassing Upon Improved or Enclosed Land, and to Repeal Certain Statutes Therein Designated. § 2. . . And it shall be unlawful for any person, by the aid or use of any swivel or punt gun, or any other than the common shoulder gun, or by the aid or use of any push boat or sneak boat, used for carrying such gun, to catch, kill or wound, or destroy or to pursue after, with such intent, upon any of the waters, bays, rivers, marshes, mud flats, or any cover to which wild fowl resort, within the State of Ohio, any wild goose, wild duck, or brant.