“Sec. 22. 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 ” travelers,” 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.”
1880, CA, General Order no. 1,603—Relating to the Police Department, § 22—Prohibiting the Carrying of Concealed Deadly Weapons
General Orders of the Board of Supervisors Providing Regulations for the Government of the City And County of San Francisco: Also, Ordinances of Park Commissioners (San Francisco: P.J. Thomas, 1884), 8. General Order no. 1,603—Relating to the Police Department, § 22—Prohibiting the Carrying of Concealed Deadly Weapons. Approved September 17, 1880.