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Oliver H. Strattan, City Clerk A Collection of the State and Municipal Laws, in Force, and Applicable to the City of Louisville, Ky. Prepared and Digested, under an Order from the General Council of Said City by Oliver H. Strattan and John M. Vaughan, City Clerks, which Includes the State Constitution and City Charter, with Notes of Reference Page 175, Image 176 (1857) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

No. 68. An Ordinance as to Retailing Gun Powder. No person shall retail gunpowder to minors under fifteen years of age, or free colored persons, without authority from his parent or guardian, or to slaves without authority from his master. Any person doing so in either case, shall be fined twenty dollars.