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Washington D.C. 47 Stat. 650, 651-652 (1932)

, | | 1932

CARRYING CONCEALED WEAPONS

SEC. 4. No person shall within the District of Columbia carry  concealed on or about his person, except in his dwelling house or place of business or on other land possessed by him, a pistol, without a license...

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Washington D.C. 27 Stat. 116 (1892)

, | | 1892

CHAP. 159.--An Act to punish the carrying or selling of deadly or dangerous weapons within the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress as...

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1925 Ind. Acts 496, ch. 207, An Act to Regulate and Control the Possession, Sale, and Use of Pistols and Revolvers in the State of Indiana

| | 1925

Sec 8. Any person or persons who shall, within the State of Indiana, sell, barter, hire, lend, or give to any minor under the age of twenty-one years, any pistol or revolver shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall upon conviction thereof be f...

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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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1933 Haw. Sess. Laws 37-38, An Act Regulating the Sale, Transfer, and Possession of Firearms and Ammunition, § 4.

, | | 1933

§ 4. No person residing or doing business or temporarily sojourning within the Territory shall take possession of any fire arm of any description, whether usable or unusable, serviceable or unserviceable, modern or antique, registered under prior ...

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1931 Mich. Pub. Acts 671, The Michigan Penal Code, ch. 36, §237.

| | 1931

Possession or use of fire-arm by person under influence of liquor or drug--Any person under the influence of intoxicating liquor or any exhilarating or stupefying drug who shall carry, have in possession or under control, or use in any manner or discha...

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1923 S.C. Acts 221

| | 1923

If any person shall knowingly sell, offer for sale, give, or in any way dispose of to a minor any pistol or pistol cartridge, brass knucks, bowie knife, dirk, loaded cane or sling shot, he shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. Any person being the parent o...

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1923 N.D. Laws 381, Pistols and Revolvers, ch. 266, § 9.

| | 1923

Sec. 9. Selling to Minors. Any person or persons who shall sell, barter, hire, lend or give to any minor under the age of eighteen years any pistol or revolver shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall upon conviction thereof be fined not less...

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1922 Mass. Acts 563, ch. 485, An Act Relative to the Sale and Carrying of Firearms, ch. 485, § 8 (amending § 130)

, , | | 1922

§ 8 (amending § 130). Whoever sells or furnishes to a minor under the age of fifteen, or to an unnaturalized foreign born person who has who has not a permit to carry firearms under section one hundred and thirty-one, any firearm, air gun or ...

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Samuel Irwin, Reports of Cases At Law And In Chancery 566 (vol. #278, Chicago, Ill, 1917).

| | 1917 It shall be the duty of the general superintendent of police to refuse such permit to (a) all persons having been convicted of any crime; (b) all minors. Otherwise, in case he shall be satisfied that the applicant is a person of good moral character, it s...

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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 N.C. Sess. Laws 57, Pub. Laws, An Act to Prevent the Use of Firearms by Children, ch. 32 § 1.

| | 1913

That any person being the parent or guardian of, or standing in loco parentis to, any child under the age of twelve years who shall knowlingly permit such child to have the possession or custody of, or use in any manner whatever, any gun, pistol, or ot...

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1912 Vt. Acts and Resolves 306, An Act . . . Relating to Firearms, §§ 1-2.

| | 1912

§ 1. A person, other than a parent or guardian, who sells or furnishes to a minor under the age of sixteen years a firearm or other dangerous weapon, shall be fined not more than fifty dollars nor less than ten dollars. This section shall not appl...

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1911 N.Y. Laws 442, An Act to Amend the Penal Law, in Relation to the Sale and Carrying of Dangerous Weapons. ch. 195, § 1.

| | 1911

Section[] eighteen hundred and ninety-six . . . [is] hereby amended . . . § 1896. Making and disposing of dangerous weapons. A person who manufactures, or causes to be manufactured, or sells or keeps for sale, or offers, or gives, or disposes of a...

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1911 N.Y. Laws 442-43, An Act to Amend the Penal Law, in Relation to the Sale and Carrying of Dangerous Weapons. ch. 195, §1.

, | | 1911

Section . . . eighteen hundred and ninety-seven . . . [is] hereby amended to read as follows: § 1897. Carrying and use of dangerous weapons. A person who attempts to use against another, or who carries, or possesses any instrument or weapon of the...

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1909 Mass. Acts 148, An Act to Prohibit the Sale of Air Guns to Certain Minors

| | 1909

Section ninety-two of chapter one hundred and two of the Revised Laws is hereby amended by inserting after the word “firearms”, in the second line, the words -- air guns, -- so as to read as follows: Section 92. Whoever sells or furnishes t...

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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, § 308.

| | 1909

Use of Firearms by Minor. No minor under the age of fourteen years shall handle or have in his possession or under his control, except while accompanied by or under his control, except while accompanied by or under the immediate charge of his parent or...

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