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Ordinances Ordained and Established by the Mayor & City Council of the City of New Orleans.New Orleans, 1817.The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources. Web. 24 October 2019.

| | 1817

Art. 10. It shall not be lawful for any person to have or keep within the city and suburbs, or within two miles of the same (except the public magazine, or place of depot appointed for that purpose) any quantity of gunpowder, at any one time, exceeding...

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Leovy, Henry Jefferson, et al. The laws and general ordinances of the city of New Orleans : together with the acts of the Legislature, decisions of the Supreme Court and constitutional provisions relating to the city government. Printed by E.C. Wharton, 1857. Sabin Americana: History of the Americas, 1500-1926

| | 1857

Evening Gun. No. 251. That the captains of police of the first, second, third and fourth districts be, and are hereby, instructed to purchase the powder necessary for firing the evening guns in said districts, and present the vouchers for the same, aft...

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Newport (R.I.). Charter of the City of Newport, R.I., And the Special State Laws Relating Thereto, Together With the Ordinances for the Government of the City. Newport, 1858.

| | 1858 Newport RI 1858Sec. 11. And be it further enacted, That no person whosoever shall fire a gun or other fire-works within one hundred yards of the said powder-house, upon the penalty of two dollars for every such offense, to be recovered by the town treasur...

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General orders of the Board of Supervisors providing regulations for the government of the City and County of San Francisco

| | 1869

[Discharge of Cannon: Permit to be given by Mayor, and filed in office of Chief of Police. Discharge of Fire Arms prohibited within certain limits.]Sec. 22. No person shall discharge any cannon within that portion of this city and county lying between ...

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The Laws of the Earliest English Kings, Laws of King Alfred the Great: cap. 36

| | 0890

It is moreover decreed: if a man have a spear over his shoulder, and any man stake himself upon it, that he pay the 'wer' without the 'wite.' if he stake himself before his face let him pay the 'wer.' If he be accused of wilfulness in the deed, let him...

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Laws of King Alfred the Great, A.D. Cir. 890, Cap. 38

| | 0890

If a man fight before a king's ealdorman in the 'gemot,' let him make 'bot' with 'wer' and 'wite,' as it may be right; and before this, cxx. shillings to the ealdorman as 'wite.' If he disturb the folkmote by drawing his weapon, cxx. shillings to the e...

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Laws of King Alfred the Great, A.D. Cir. 890, Cap. 7

| | 0890

If any man fight in the king's hall, or draw his weapon, and he be taken; be it in the king's doom, either death or life, as he may be willing to grant him. If he escape, and be taken again, let him pay for himself according to his wer-gild, and make a...

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The Dialogue Concerning the Exchequer, circa 1080, Book 1, § 12

| | 1080

The forest of the king is the safe dwelling-place of wild beasts; not of every kind, but of the kinds that live in woods; not in all places, but in fixed ones, and ones suitable for the purpose; whence it is called "forests," the " e " being changed in...

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13 Edw. I (1285) (Eng.) (Statutes for the City of London)

| | 1285

"It is enjoined that none be so hardy to be found going or wandering about the Streets of the City, after Curfew tolled at St. Martins le Grand, with Sword or Buckler, or other Arms for doing Mischief, or whereof evil suspicion might arise; nor any in ...

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7 Edw. 2, 170 (1313)

| | 1313

The King [to the Justices of his Bench,] sendeth Greeting, Whereas of late before certain Persons deputed to treat upon sundry debates had between Us and certain great Men of our Realm, amongst other things it was accorded, That in our next Parliament ...

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2 Edw. 3, 320, ch. 3 (1328)

| | 1328

Item, it is enacted, That no Man great nor small, of what Condition soever he be, except the King's Servants in his presence, and his Ministers in executing of the King's Precepts, of their Office, and such as be in their Company assisting them, and al...

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Statutory Crime of Affray, 25 Edw. 3, stat. 5, c. 2, § 13 (1350)

| | 1350

and if percase any man of this realm ride armed [covertly] or secretly with Men of arms against any other to flay him, or rob him, or take him, or retain him till he hath made Fine or Ransom for to have his Deliverance, it is not the mind of the King n...

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7 Ric. 2, 35, ch. 13 (1383)

| | 1383

Item, it is ordained and assented, and also the King doth prohibit, That from henceforth no Man shall ride in Harness within the Realm, contrary to the Form of the Statute of Northampton thereupon made, neither with Launcegay within the Realm, the whic...

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7 Ric. 2, 35, ch. 13 (1383)

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Item, it is ordained and assented, and also the King doth prohibit, That from henceforth no Man shall ride in Harness within the Realm, contrary to the Form of the Statute of Northampton thereupon made, neither with Launcegay within the Realm, the whic...

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20 Ric. 2, 93, ch. 1 (1396)

| | 1396

First, whereas in a Statute made the Seventh Year of the Reign of the King that now is, it is ordained and assented, That no Man shall ride armed within the Realm, against the form of the Statute of Northampton thereupon made, nor with Launcegays withi...

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4 Hen 4, c. 29

, | | 1403

It is ordained and established, that from henceforth no Man be armed nor bear defensible armor to Merchant Towns Churches nor Congregations in the same, nor in the Highways, in affray of the Peace or the King's Liege people, upon pain of imprisonment, ...

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26 Hen. 8, c. 6, § 3 (1534)

| | 1534

And also be it enacted by authority aforesaid, that no person or persons dwelling or residing within Wales or the Lordship marches of the same, of what estate degree or condition so ever he or they be of, coming, resorting or repairing unto any Session...

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33 Hen. 8, c. 6, § 1, An Act Concernin Crossbows and Handguns (1541).

, | | 1541

Where in the Parliament holden at Westminster the fifteenth day of January in the twenty-fifth year of the King’s most gracious reign, and there continued and kept until the thirtieth day of March then next ensuing, among diverse and sundry whole...

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1629 Va. Acts 151, Acts of March 24th, 1629, Act 5,

| | 1629

For the better furtherance and advancement of staple commodities, and more especially that of potashes and saltpeeter, it is thought fit that every master of a family within the several plantations of this colony shall use their best endeavors to prese...

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1631 Va. Acts 174, Acts Of February 24th, 1631, Act LVI

| | 1631

It is ordered and appointed, that the commanders of all the several plantations, do upon holy days exercise the men under his command, and that the commanders yearly do likewise upon the first day of December, take a muster of their men, together with ...

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1631 Va. Acts 173, Acts Of February 24th, 1631, Act L

| | 1631

No commander of any plantation, shall either himself or suffer others to spend powder unnecessarily, that is to say, in drinking or entertainments. (edited for clarity).

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1631 Va. Acts 173, Acts Of February 24th, 1631, Acts XLVII, XLVIII, LI

| | 1631

Act XLVII: No man shall go or send abroade without a sufficient party well armed. Act XLVIII: No man shall go to work in the grounds without their arms, and a sentinel upon them. Act LI: All men that are fitting to bear arms, shall bring their pieces t...

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