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1919 Colo. Sess. Laws 416–417, Foreign-Born Unnaturalized Citizens, § 1.

, | | 1919

. . . [I]t shall be unlawful for any unnaturalized foreign-born resident to hunt for or capture or kill, in this state; any wild bird or animal, either game or otherwise, of any description, excepting in defense of persons or property; and to that end ...

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1917 Utah Laws 278, An Act . . . Forbidding the Ownership or Possession of Fire Arms or Other Deadly Weapon by an Unnaturalized Foreign Born Person within the State of Utah, ch. 95, § 1.

, | | 1917

It shall be unlawful for any unnaturalized foreign born person, to hunt, capture or kill any wild bird or animal, either game or otherwise, of any description, excepting in defense of the person, and it shall be unlawful for any such unnaturalized fore...

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1917 Minn. Laws 839-40, An Act . . . Making It Unlawful for Any Such Foreign Born Resident to Either Own or Be Possessed of a Shot-gun or Rifle or Other Firearms of Any Make, ch. 500, § 1.

| | 1917

Foreign born residents prohibited to own or be possessed of shot gun, rifle or other fire arms, and punishment for violation. That it shall be unlawful for any foreign born resident of this state who has not become of citizen of the United States, or w...

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1917 N.H. Laws 728-29, An Act for the Regulation of the Sale and Use of Explosives and Firearms, ch. 185, § 6.

, | | 1917

No person not a citizen of the United States or one who has legally declared his intention of becoming such a citizen shall have in his possession any firearm or firearms of whatsoever kind or description unless he has a written permit to have such pos...

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1917 N.H. Laws 728-29, An Act for the Regulation of the Sale and Use of Explosives and Firearms, ch. 185, § 6.

, | | 1917

No person not a citizen of the United States or one who has legally declared his intention of becoming such a citizen shall have in his possession any firearm or firearms of whatsoever kind or description unless he has a written permit to have such pos...

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1916 N.J. Laws 275-76, An Act to Prohibit Any Person from Going into the Woods or Fields with a Gun or Other Firearm when Intoxicated, or under the Influence of any Drug or Intoxicating Liquor, ch. 130, §§ 1-2.

| | 1916

1. It shall be unlawful for any person to go into the woods or fields at any time with a gun or firearm when intoxicated or under the influence of any drug or drugs or of intoxicating liquor. 2. Any person violating any of the provisions of this act sh...

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1915 N.D. Laws 225, An Act Relating to Game and Fish . . . , ch. 161, § 67.

, | | 1915

It shall be unlawful for any person who is not a citizen of the United States or who has not declared his intention to become such, to hunt, shoot, capture, take, kill, trap, snare or in any manner destroy, wound or maim any wild bird or animal . . . e...

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1915 Wyo. Sess. Laws 91, An Act Relating to the Preservation of the Game Animals, Game Birds, and Fish of the State of Wyoming . . . , ch. 91, § 13.

, , | | 1915

There is hereby created a special gun and fish license for aliens. No person, not a bona fide citizen of the United States, shall own or have in his possession, in the State of Wyoming, any gun, pistol or other firearm, or any fishing tackle, without f...

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Samuel A. Ettelson, Opinions of the Corporation Counsel and Assistants from May 1, 1915, to June 30, 1916 Page 458-459, IMage 458-459 (Vol. 7, 1916) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

, , , | | 1914

Ordinance of May 25, 1914, § 4a. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to sell, barter or give away to any person within the City of Chicago, any pistol, revolver, derringer, bowie knife, dirk or other weapon of like character w...

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1913 Wyo. Sess. Laws 165, An Act . . . Relating to the Duties of the State Game Warden, Assistant and Deputy Game Wardens, and the Preservation of the Game Animals and Game Birds and Fish of the State of Wyoming . . . , ch. 121, § 38.

, , | | 1913

That Section 20 . . . be . . . amended . . . § 20. Any person who is not a bona fide elector of this state, or the child or legal ward of a bona fide elector of this state, or a soldier or sailor who is a bona fide elector of the United States, an...

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1913 Mont. Laws 53, An Act to Provide that Aliens Shall Pay a Gun License, and Providing a Penalty for Failure to Obtain License; to Provide for and Regulate the Duties of the Game and Fish Warden and His Deputies, and to Provide for the Disposition of the Fines so Collected, ch. 38, § 1.

, , | | 1913

There is hereby created a gun license for aliens. No person not a bona fide citizen of the United States shall own or have in his possession, in the State of Montana, any gun, pistol or other firearm without first having obtained from the Game and Fish...

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1911 N.Y. Laws 443, An Act to Amend the Penal Law, in Relation to the Sale and Carrying of Dangerous Weapons. ch. 195, §1.

, | | 1911

Any person not a citizen of the United States, who shall have or carry firearms, or any dangerous or deadly weapons in any public place, at any time, shall be guilty of a felony. This section shall not apply to the regular and ordinary transportation o...

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1911 Wash. Sess. Laws 303, An Act Relating to the Carrying of Firearms, Requiring Licenses of Certain Persons, and Fixing a Penalty for the Violation Thereof, ch. 52, § 1.

, | | 1911

It shall be unlawful for any person who is not a citizen of the United States, or who has not declared his intention to become a citizen of the United States, to carry or have in his possession at any time any shot gun, rifle or other firearm, without ...

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1909 Del. Laws 577, House Joint Resolution Providing for Increase in Non-Resident Gunners License Fee, ch. 271.

, | | 1909

Whereas, there are numerous gunners from other States who make it a practice to gun in this State, and under existing laws a license fee of Five Dollars is collected from them. And Whereas, our neighboring States charge non-resident gunners a license f...

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1905 Utah Laws 197, An Act for the Protection of Fish, Game, and Birds . . . , ch. 118, § 30.

, , | | 1905

It shall be unlawful for any non-resident person or for resident who is not a citizen of the United States to kill any game, animals, birds or fish in this State, without first having procured the license to do so hereinafter provided for. Any non-resi...

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1903 Pa. Laws 178, An Act Requiring non-resident hunters, and unnaturalized, foreign born, resident-hunters, to procure a license before hunting in the Commonwealth … §§1 and 2

, , | | 1903

§ 1. . . . every non-resident and every unnaturalized foreign-born resident of this Commonwealth shall be required to take out a license from the treasurer of the county in which he proposes to hunt. . . § 2. Possession of a gun, in the field...

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1902 N.J. Laws 780, An Act to Require Non-residents to Secure Licenses before Hunting or Gunning within the State of New Jersey and Providing Penalties for Violation of Its Provisions, ch. 263, § 1.

, , | | 1902

Every non-resident of this state shall be required to take out a license before he shall begin hunting or gunning in this state, which license the several county clerks of this state, and each of them, are hereby authorized and required to issue upon t...

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1899 Wyo. Sess. Laws 32-33, An Act for the Better Protection of the Game and Fish of this State . . . , ch. 19, § 14.

, , | | 1899

Any person who is a bona fide citizen of the State of Wyoming shall, upon payment of one dollar to any Justice of the Peace of the county in which he resides, be entitled to receive from said Justice of the Peace, a gun license, which license shall per...

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1885 Fla. Laws 62, An Act to Provide a Punishment for Carrying Concealed Weapons and for the Trial of such Offense . . ., chap. 3620, § 3.

| | 1885

It shall be the duty of the Sheriff or other officer making any arrest under this act to take possesion of any arms found upon the person arrested under this act and retain the same until after the trial of such person, and if he be convicted, then the...

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Lewis Mayer, Revised Code of the Public General Laws of the State of Maryland, with the Constitution of the State Page 173, Image 202 (1879) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

, , , | | 1876

Wild Fowl and Game, § 23. The clerk of the Circuit Court for Harford county, and the clerk of the Circuit Court for Cecil county, shall upon the application of any resident of the State of Maryland, being the owner of any sink-box, craft or sneak-...

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