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Revised Statutes of the State of Delaware, of Eight Hundred and Fifty-Two. As They Have Since Been Amended, Together with the Additional Laws of a Public and General Nature, Which Have Been Enacted Since the Publication of the Revised Code of Eighteen Fifty-Two. To the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Ninety-Three; to Which are Added the Constitutions of the United States and of this State, the Declaration of Independence, and Appendix Page 987, Image 1048 (1893) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.




An Act Providing for the Punishment of Persons Carrying Concealed Deadly Weapons. § 3. That it shall be unlawful for any person, either in jest or otherwise, intentionally to point a gun, pistol, or other fire-arms at or towards any person at any time or place. Any person violating any provision of this section shall, upon conviction thereof, pay a fine of not less than ten dollars nor more than one hundred dollars and the cost of prosecution, and should death result to any person by the discharge of such gun, pistol, or other fire-arm while so pointed, the person so pointing the same shall be guilty of manslaughter when such killing shall not amount to murder, and shall be punished accordingly.