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Joplin Code of 1917, Art. 67, § 1201. Weapons; Deadly.

, , | | 1917 If any person shall carry concealed upon or about his person a dangerous or deadly weapon of any kind or description, or shall go into any church or place where people have assembled for religious worship, or into any school room or place where people are...

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1890 Okla. Laws 495, art. 47

, , , | | 1890 Sec. 1. It shall be unlawful for any person in the Territory of Oklahoma to carry concealed on or about his person, saddle, or saddle bags, any pistol, revolver, bowie knife, dirk, dagger, slung-shot, sword cane, spear, metal knuckles, or any other kind o...

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An Act to Prohibit the Unlawful Carrying and Use of Deadly Weapons, Feb. 18, 1887, reprinted in Acts of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New Mexico, Twenty-Seventh Session 55, 58 (1887).

, , , , | | 1887 Sec. 1. That any person who shall hereafter carry a deadly weapon, either concealed or otherwise, on or about the settlements of this territory, except it be in his or her residence, or on his or her landed estate, and in the lawful defense of his or her ...

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1925 Or. Laws 172-73, An Act to Amend Section 1925, Oregon Laws, Relating to Pointing a Gun at Another, ch. 117, § 1.

| | 1925

It shall be unlawful for any person over the age of twelve years, with or without malice, purposely to point or aim any pistol, gun, revolver or other firearm, within range of said firearm, either loaded or empty, at or toward any other person, except ...

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1910 S.C. Acts 694, An Act to make it a misdemeanor to point a pistol or gun at any other person: § 1.

| | 1910

§ 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, That from and after the approval of this Act it shall be unlawful for any person to present or point at any other person any loaded or unloaded firearm, and any one, on con...

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1909 Wash. Sess. Laws 984, An Act Relating to Crimes and Punishments and the Rights and Custody of Persons Accused or Convicted of Crime, and Repealing Certain Acts, ch. 249, ch. 8, § 307.

| | 1909

Aiming or Discharging Firearms. Every person who shall aim any gun, pistol, revolver or other firearm, whether loaded or not, at or towards any human being, or who shall willfully discharge any firearm, air gun or other weapon, or throw any deadly miss...

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1907 Ark. Acts 810, § 1.

| | 1907

Every person and the aiders and abetters of every person who shall draw a pistol, gun or any other deadly weapon upon any other person or shall serve or give notice either verbal or in writing to any other person or shall place notice upon the door or ...

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1905 Ind. Acts 687, Weapon—Drawing Dangerous, § 448.

| | 1905

Whoever draws, or threatens to use, any pistol, dirk, knife, slung-shot or other deadly or dangerous weapon, already drawn upon any other person, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction, shall be fined not less than one dollar nor mo...

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1901 Ariz. Acts 1253, Crimes Against the Public Peace, § 392.

| | 1901

Every person who, not in necessary self-defense, in the presence of two or more persons, draws or exhibits any deadly weapon in a rude, angry or threatening manner, or who, in any manner, unlawfully uses the same in any fight or quarrel, is guilty of a...

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Theodore Harris, Charter and Ordinances of the City of San Antonio. Comprising All Ordinances of a General Character in Force August 7th, Page 220, Image 225 (1899) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1899

Ordinances of the City of San Antonio, Ordinances, ch. 22, § 4. If any person shall, within the city limits, draw any pistol, gun, knife, sword-cane, club or any other instrument or weapon whereby death may be caused, in a threatening manner, or f...

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Revised Code of Ordinances of the City of McKinney, Texas, Primary Sources Page 5, Image 6 (1899) available at The Making of Modern Law.

| | 1899

Ordinances of the City of McKinney, Disturbance of the Peace, § 1. That if any person shall go into or near any public place, or into or near any private house and shall use loud and vociferous or obscene, vulgar or indecent language or swear or c...

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Bruce L Keenan, Book of Ordinances of the City of Wichita Published by Authority of a Resolution Adopted by the City Council April 24, 1899, under the Direction of Judiciary Committee and City Attorney, and Formally Authorized by Ordinance No. 1680 Page 45, Image 69 (1900) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1899

Ordinances of the City of Wichita. Drawing Deadly Weapons Upon Another. § 1. That any person, not an officer of the law in the execution of his duty, who shall in the city of Wichita, draw a pistol, revolver, knife, or any other deadly weapon upon...

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1897 Fla. Laws 59, An Act to Punish the Improper Exhibition of Dangerous Weapons, chap. 4532, § 1.

| | 1897

If any person, having or carrying any dirk, dirk-knife, sword, sword-cane, gun, pistol or other deadly weapon, shall in the presence of one or more persons exhibit the same, in a rude, careless, angry or threatening manner, not in necessary self-defenc...

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1893 Or. Laws 29-30, An Act to Punish the Pointing of Firearms at a Human Being, § 1.

| | 1893

It shall be unlawful for any person over the age of sixteen years, with or without malice, purposely to point or aim any pistol, gun, revolver, or other firearm, within range of said firearm, either loaded or empty, at or toward any other person, excep...

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Albert R Heilig, Ordinances of the City of Tacoma, Washington Page 334, Image 335 (1892) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1892

Ordinances of Tacoma, Defining Disorderly persons and Prescribing the Punishment for disorderly conduct within the city of Tacoma, § 1. . . . All persons (except police officers as aforesaid) who shall draw, exhibit or attempt to use any deadly we...

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1886 N.M. Laws 56, An Act to Prohibit the Unlawful Carrying and Use of Deadly Weapons, ch. 30, § 4.

| | 1886

Any person who shall unlawfully draw, flourish or discharge a rifle, gun or pistol within the limits of any settlement in this territory, or within any saloon, store, public hall, dance hall or hotel, in this territory, except the same be done by lawfu...

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1885 Mont. Laws 74, Deadly Weapons, An Act to Amend § 62 of Chapter IV of the Fourth Division of the Revised Statutes, § 62-63.

| | 1885

Every person in this territory having, carrying, or procuring from another person, any dirk, dirk-knife, sword, sword-cane, pistol, gun, or other deadly weapon, who shall in the presence of one or more persons, draw or exhibit any of said deadly weapon...

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1884 Wyo. Sess. Laws 114, An Act to Amend Sections of an Act Entitled “An Act to Preserve the Public Peace by Preventing the Display of Knives and Other Deadly Weapons in the Presence of One or More Persons . . . , ch. 67, § 1.

| | 1884

Whoever shall, in the presence of one or more persons, exhibit any kind of fire-arms, bowie-knife, dirk, dagger, slung-shot, or other deadly weapon, in a rude, angry or threatening manner not necessary to the defense of his person, family or property, ...

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Revised Ordinances of the City of Danville Page 66, Image 133 (1883) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1883

Ordinances of the City of Danville. Concealed Weapons. § 22. Whoever shall carry concealed upon or about his person any pistol, revolver, derringer, bowie-knife, dirk, slung-shot, metallic knuckles, or a razor, as a weapon, or any other deadly wea...

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