R. H. Clark, The Code of the State of Georgia Page 817-818, Image 835-836 (1873) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

  • Year:
  • 1870

Offenses Against the Public Peace and Tranquility, Carrying Concealed Weapons § 4527. Any person having or carrying about his person, unless in an open manner and fully exposed to view, any pistol (except horseman’s pistols,) dirk, sword in a cane, spear, bowie knife, or any other kind of knives manufactured and sold for the purpose of offense and defense, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction, shall be punished as prescribed in section 4310 of this Code. § 4528. Deadly Weapons not to be carried in Public Places. [No person in this State is permitted or allowed to carry about his or her person, any dirk, bowie knife, pistol or revolver, or any kind of deadly weapon, to any Court of justice, or any election ground, or precinct, or any place of public worship, or any other public gathering in this State, except militia muster grounds; and if any person or persons shall violate any portion of this section, he, she or they shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine of not less than twenty nor more than fifty dollars for each and every such offense, or imprisonment in the common jail of the county not less than ten nor more than twenty days, or both, at the discretion of the Court.]