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William M.Clark, General Laws of the State of Colorado: Comprising that Portion of the Revised Statutes of Colorado, and the General Acts of the Subsequent Legislative Assemblies of Colorado Territory for the Years 1870, 1872, 1874, and 1876, Still Remaining in Force, and the General Laws Enacted at the First Session of the General Assembly of the State of Colorado, Convened November 1, 1876, Together with the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States, and the Amendments Thereto, the Enabling Act, the Constitution of the State of Colorado, and the Proclamation of the President of the United States Declaring the Admission of the State Page 485, Image 496 (1877) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.




An Act for the Protection of Wild Game and Insectiverous Birds, # 1286, § 5. It shall not be lawful for any person to kill, ensnare or trap in the enclosure of any other person, any elk, deer, antelope, mountain sheep, or any game whatsoever at any time, without the consent of the proprietor or owner of said enclosure, or enter such enclosure with a gun for the purpose of hunting, without the consent of the owner. Any one violating the provisions of this section shall be subject to a fine not to exceed one hundred dollars, and not less than twenty-five dollars for every such offense so committed; said fine shall be paid into the school fund of the county in which said offense was committed, and in case of refusal or neglect of any person so convicted, to pay the fine above the stated, he shall be confined in the county jail one day for every three dollars thereof, until said fine shall be discharged.