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Municipal Register of the City of Haverhill, Containing the City Charter, and Additional Legislation, Revised Ordinances of 1896, Rules and Orders of the City Council, Present and Past Town and City Officers, and Opinions Rendered by City Solicitors Page 155, Image 168 (1897) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1897 City Ordinances [of the City of Haverhill], Fire-Arms, § 1. No person shall fire or discharge any gun, pistol, revolver or other fire-arms within the compact part of the city, under a penalty for every such offence, not exceeding twenty dollars; provided...

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Laws of the City of Johnstown, Pa., Embracing City Charter, Act of Assembly of May 23, 1889, for the Government of Cities of the Third Class, General and Special Ordinances, Rules of Select and Common Councils and Joint Sessions Page 84, Image 84 (1897) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1897

General Ordinances [of Johnstown, PA]; General Ordinance No. 2, An Ordinance Providing for the Security of Persons and Property of the Inhabitants of the City of Johnstown; the Preservation of the Public Peace and Good Order of the City, and Prescribin...

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Regulations and Ordinances, Together with a Statement of the Various Acts, Ordinances and Resolutions Concerning the Town of Salem, N.C., from 1856 to 1896 Page 5, Image 6 (1896) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1896

[Ordinances of Salem, North Carolina, Ordinances Concerning Fire, § 7. No person shall fire a gun or pistol for the purpose of sport or amusement, nor shoot or discharge any sling shot, or other projectile unless by written consent of the Mayor. F...

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Ordinances of the Town of North Kingstown an Ordinance Establishing the Ordinances of the Town of North Kingstown, and Prescribing the Time When They Shall Go into Effect Page 6, Image 6 (1896) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1896

An Ordinance in Relation to Discharging Fire-arms, Playing at Ball and Other Games in the Streets and Highways, § 1. Every person who shall play at ball, or any other game or sport, throw stones or other missiles, discharge any gun, pistol, or oth...

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The Revised Codes of the State of North Dakota 1895 Together with the Constitution of the United States and of the State of North Dakota with the Amendments Thereto Page 1299, Image 1333 (1895) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1895

[Unlawful Discharge of Firearms, § 7358. Every person who willfully discharges any species of firearm, air gun or other weapon or throws any missile in any public place or in any place where there is any person to be endangered thereby, although n...

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1895 Neb. Laws 237, Laws of Nebraska Relating to the City of Lincoln, An Ordinance Regulating and Prohibiting the Use of Fire-arms, Fire-works and Cannon in the City of Lincoln . . . Prescribing Penalties for Violation of the Provisions of This Ordinance, and Repealing Ordinances in Conflict Herewith, Art. XXVI, §§ 1, 3.

| | 1895

§ 1. No person, except an officer of the law in the discharge of his duty, shall fire or discharge any gun, pistol, fowling-piece, or other fire-arm, within the corporate limits of the city of Lincoln, under penalty of a fine of ten dollars for ea...

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1895 Mich. Pub. Acts 596, . . . An Act Supplemental To The Charter Of The City Of Detroit . . . , § 44.

| | 1895

No person shall fire or discharge any gun or pistol or carry firearms, or throw stones or other missiles within said park or boulevard, nor shall any person fire, discharge or set off any rocket, cracker, torpedo, squib, or other fireworks or things co...

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Leon G. Bagley, Charter and Ordinances of the City of Rutland, Together with Extracts from Certain State Laws Applicable to the Affairs of the City. Also the Rules and Order of Business of the City Council and of the Board of Aldermen, and a Register of Municipal Officers Page 153, image 160 (1894) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1894

Ordinances of the City of Rutland, [Of injurious Practices in Streets and Public Places,] § 19. No person shall, except in the performance of some duty required by law, discharge any gun, pistol, or other fire arm loaded with ball or shot, or with...

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Act of Incorporation and By-Laws of the Village of Northfield Page 20, Image 20 (1894) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1894

[Ordinances of the Village of Northfield,] By-Laws, Article XVII, Shooting with Firearms, § 1. No person shall be allowed to shoot with fire-arms at a mark or otherwise, unless upon his own premises, and then in such a manner that the range of his...

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City Charter and Ordinances of the City of Lake Forest, Lake County, State of Illinois Page 88, Image 89 (1894) available at The Making of Modern Law.

| | 1893

[Ordinances of the] City of Lake Forest, § 11. Any person who shall on Sunday fire off a gun or pistol within the limits of this city shall be subject to a fine not exceeding three dollars for such offense. City Charter and Ordinances of the City ...

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Ordinances of Tyrone Borough, Pennsylvania Page 35, Image 41 (1893) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1893

[Ordinances of Tyrone, PA,] Ordinance No. 51, Fire Arms, § 1. That from and after the passage of this Ordinance it shall be unlawful for any person to discharge any gun, pistol, or other fire arm (in or upon any of the streets or alleys) within th...

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A. McMicken, The Revised Ordinances of the City of Rawlins, Carbon County, Wyoming Page 115-116, Image 116-117 (1893) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1893

[Ordinances of the] City of Rawlins, Article II, Protection of Persons and Property, § 1. If any person shall within this city fire or discharge any cannon, gun, fowling piece, pistol or firearms of any description, or fire, explode, or set off an...

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Claude Waller, Digest of the Ordinances of the City of Nashville, to Which are Prefixed the State Laws Incorporating, and Relating to, the City, with an Appendix Containing Various Grants and Franchises Page 346-347, Image 354-355 (1893) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1893

[Ordinances of Nashville, Regulations to Prevent Fire, § 652. If any person or persons shall fire any gun or pistol, cast, throw or fire any squib, rocket, cracker, or other combustible fire-works within the limits of the corporation, every such p...

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1891 Nev. Stat. 78, An Act to Prevent the Willful Injury to, or Interference with Railroad Property, and to Provide for the Punishment Thereof, ch. 67, § 1.

| | 1891

If any person or persons . . . shall discharge any gun, pistol or any other fire arm at any train, car, locomotive or tender . . . or shall aid or abet or procure any of the above mentioned acts to be done or attempted shall be deemed guilty of a misde...

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General Laws Relating to Incorporated Towns of Indian Territory Page 49, Image 45 (1890) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1890

Revised Ordinances of the Town of Checotah, Ordinance Number 16, An Ordinance Relating to Public Safety, Be it ordained by the town council of the incorporated town of Checotah:... § 3. For any person to fire or discharge any cannon, gun, fowling ...

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Act of Incorporation and By-Laws of the Village of Bradford Page 14, Image 15 (1890 ) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1890

[Ordinances of the Village of Bradford] By-laws, Miscellaneous, § 6. Any person who shall fire any cannon, swivel gun, pistol, torpedo, squib, cracker, or throw any fire ball, in any street, alley or lane, except by permission of the trustees, sha...

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1890 Okla. Sess. Laws 480, Crimes And Punishment: Crimes against the Public Peace, ch. 25, art. 39, § 21.

| | 1890

Every person who willfully discharges any species of firearm, air gun, or other weapon, or throws any other missile in any public place, or in any place where there is any person to be endangered thereby, although no injury to any person shall ensue, i...

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Del Cary Smith, Ordinances of the City of Port Townsend, Washington, Comprising the General Ordinances of the City, Together with the Private Ordinances Now in Force Page 27, Image 28 (1890) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1890

[Ordinances of Port Townsend, WA,] Division III, Offenses Against Public Safety, Convenience and Health, § 15. Whoever shall fire or discharge any cannon, gun, pistol revolver or any firearm of any description, or shall fire, or explode or set off...

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George Brooks Young, General Statutes of the State of Minnesota in Force January 1, 1889. Complete in Two Volumes Vol. 2 Page 1012, Image 1016 (1888) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1888

Discharging Firearms in Public Places, § 367. A person who willfully discharges any species of firearms, air-gun, or other weapon, or throws any deadly missile in any public place, or in any place where there is any person to be endangered thereby...

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1887 Mich. Pub. Acts 251, Local Acts, An Act To Incorporate The City Of Marshall . . . , ch. 18, § 11, pt. 7.

| | 1887

To direct the location of all buildings for storing gunpowder or other combustible or explosive substances; to make regulations concerning the buying, carrying, selling, keeping and using gunpowder, fire-crackers or fire-works, or other combustible, in...

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Charter and Ordinances of the City of Olympia: Also General Laws of Washington Territory, Relative to the Government of Incorporated Cities and Towns Page 80, Image 84 (1886) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1886

Ordinances of The [City of Olympia], Ordinance No. 152, An Ordinance Relating to Offenses and Disorderly Conduct, § 4. Any person who shall, within the following limits, to wit: between Union street on the south-east corner of Cherry; thence north...

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David E. Aily, The General Statutes of the State of Nevada. In Force. From 1861 to 1885, Inclusive. With Citations of the Decisions of the Supreme Court Relating Thereto Page 1076, Image 1084 (1885) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1885

[An Act to Prohibit the Use of Firearms in Public Places, § 1.Any person in this state, whether under the influence of liquor or otherwise, who shall, except I necessary self-defense, maliciously, wantonly or negligently discharge or cause to be d...

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