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Wilbert I. Slemmons, Laws and Ordinances of the City of Peoria Illinois Peoria Page 653, Image 662 (1892) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.



1670. Air Gun – Etc. – Discharge of – Penalty. § 54. No person shall fire, discharge, set off or use, within the limits of the city of Peoria, any air-gun, “bean-shooter,” ‘nigger-killer,” or any other instrument or machine, from which a missile is discharged, or hurled, under a penalty of not less than twenty-five dollars for every offense.