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Richard H. Clark, The Code of the State of Georgia Page 859, Image 882 (1861) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Offences Against the Public Peace and Tranquility, § 4413, Sec. XV. 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 offence and defence, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction, shall be punished by fine or imprisonment, or both, at the discretion of the court.