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M.S. Bonnifield, The Compiled Laws of the State of Nevada. Embracing Statutes of 1861 to 1873, Inclusive Page 564, Image 706 (Vol. 1, 1873) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.



Compiled Laws of Nevada, [Of Crimes and Punishments,] § 41. If any person shall assault and beat another with a cowhide, stick, or whip, having at the time, in his possession, a pistol or other deadly weapon, with intent to intimidate and prevent the person assaulted from defending himself, such person shall, on conviction thereof, be imprisoned in the State Prison not less than one or more than ten years.