“Order No. 1,226.
Prohibiting the Carrying of Concealed Deadly Weapons.
[Approved July 9, 1875.]
The People of the City and County of San Francisco do ordain as follows:
SECTION 1. It shall be unlawful for any person, not being a public officer or traveler, or not having a permit from the Police Commissioners of this City and County, to wear or carry, concealed, in this City and County, any pistol, dirk or other dangerous or deadly weapon.
Every person violating any of the provisions of this order shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and punished accordingly. Such persons, and no others, shall be termed “travellers” within the meaning of this order, as may be actually engaged in making a journey at the time.
The Police Commissioners may grant written permission to any peaceable person, whose profession or occupation may require him to be out at late hours of the night, to carry concealed deadly weapons for his own protection.
NOTE.—General Orders, as amended, to November 1st, 1875.”
San Francisco Municipal Reports for the Fiscal Year 1874–5, Ending June 30, 1875 (San Francisco, CA: Spaulding & Barto, “Scientific Press” Job Printing Office, 1875), 886. General Orders, Order No. 1,226—Prohibiting the Carrying of Concealed Deadly Weapons, § 1. Approved July 9, 1875.