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Laws Relating to, and Ordinances of the Corporation of the Borough of Minersville Page 33, Image 33 (1887) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.




An Ordinance Prohibiting the Carrying of Concealed Weapons in the Borough of Minersville, and for other Purposes, § 1. Be it ordained by the authority of the President and Town Council of the Borough of Minersville, and it is hereby ordained by authority of the same, That from and after the passage of this ordinance, any person within the limits of said Borough of Minersville, who shall carry any fire arms, slung shot, or other deadly weapon concealed upon his person with the intent therewith unlawfully and willfully to injure any other person, shall be deemed guilty of a violation of this ordinance, and, upon conviction thereof before any magistrate, shall forfeit and pay to the use of said borough, the sum of five dollars, with all costs, to be collected as penalties of like amount are collected; and the magistrate before whom any such case is tried may infer such intent, as aforesaid, from the fact of the said defendant carrying such weapons in the manner aforesaid. § 2. Any person firing any gun or pistol within the said borough, shall, upon conviction thereof before any magistrate in said borough, forfeit and pay to the use of said borough, the sum of one dollar for the first offence, two dollars for the second offence, and five dollars for the third or any subsequent offence, to be collected, with costs, as provided in section first of this ordinance.