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1905 Fla. Laws 87, An Act to Amend Sections . . . of the Revised Statutes of 1892, Relating to Breaking and Entering a Dwelling House. . ., Chap. 5411, § 2434.

| | 1905

Whoever breaks and enters a dwelling house or any building or structure within the curtilage of a dwelling house, though not forming a part thereof, with intent to commit a felony, or after having entered with such intent, breaks such dwelling house or...

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1893 R.I. Pub. Laws 231, An Act Prohibiting The Carrying Of Concealed Weapons, chap. 1180, § 1

, | | 1893

§ 1. No person shall wear or carry in this state any dirk, bowie knife, butcher knife, dagger, razor, sword in cane, air gun, billy, brass or metal knuckles, slung shot, pistol or fire arms of any description, or other weapons of like kind and des...

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General Laws of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations to Which are Prefixed the Constitutions of the United States and of the State Page 1010, Image 1026 (1896) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1893

Offences Against Public Policy, § 25. Whenever any person shall be arrested charged with any crime or misdemeanor, or for being drunk or disorderly, or for any breach of the peace, and shall have concealed upon his person any of the weapons mentio...

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John Prentiss Poe, The Maryland Code. Public Local Laws, Adopted by the General Assembly of Maryland March 14, 1888. Including also the Acts of the Session of 1888 Incorporated Therein, and Prefaced with the Constitution of the State Page 538, Image 638 (Vol. 1, 1888) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1888

Crimes and Punishments, Rogues and Vagabonds, § 246. If any person shall be apprehended having upon him any pick-lock, key, crow, jack, bit, or other implement, at places and under circumstances from which an intent may be presumed feloniously to ...

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An Ordinance in Revision of the Ordinances of the City of DeSoto, Jefferson Co., State of Missouri, and for the Government of Said City Page 52, Image 59 (1888) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1888

[Ordinances of the City of DeSoto,] § 217. Whenever there shall be found upon the person of anyone who has been found guilty of a breach of the peace, or of conduct calculated to provoke a breach of the peace, any slung shot, pistol, or knuckles o...

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Josiah A.Patterson Campbell, The Revised Code of the Statute Laws of the State of Mississippi: With References to Decisions of the High Court of Errors and Appeals, and of the Supreme Court, Applicable to the Statutes Page 775, Image 775 (1880) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1888

[Crimes and Misdemeanors, §2983. If any person assaults and beats another with a cowhide, whip or stick, having at the time in his possession a pistol or other deadly weapon, with intent to intimidate the person assaulted, and prevent him from def...

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Richard Z. Johnson, The Revised Statutes of Idaho Territory: Enacted at the Fourteenth Session of the Legislative Assembly: In Force June 1, 1887 Page 729, Image 733 (1887) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1887

Chapter VI, Assaults with Intent to Commit Other Felony, Assaulting and Intimidation, § 6706. If any person assaults and beats another with a cowhide, stick, or whip, having at the time in his possession, a pistol or other deadly weapon, with inte...

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1887 Mont. Laws 549, Criminal Laws, Offences against Public Morality, Health, and Police, ch. 10, § 174.

| | 1887

[I]f any person shall have upon him or her any pistol, gun, knife, dirk-knife, bludgeon, or other offensive weapon, with intent to assault any person, every such person, on conviction, shall be fined not more than one hundred dollars, or imprisoned in ...

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Isham White, The Laws and Ordinances of the City of Denver, Colorado Page 369, Image 370 (1886) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1886

City of Denver, Slung Shot – Brass Knuckles, § 10. Whenever there shall be found upon the person of anyone who is guilty of a breach of the peace, or of conduct calculated to provoke a breach of the peace, any slung shot, colt, or knuckles o...

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John Prentiss Poe, The Maryland Code. Public Local Laws, Adopted by the General Assembly of Maryland March 14, 1888. Including also the Public Local Acts of the Session of 1888 Incorporated Therein Page 522-523, Image 531-532 (Vol. 1, 1888) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1884

City of Baltimore, § 742. Whenever any person shall be arrested in the city of Baltimore, charged with any crime or misdemeanor, or for being drunk or disorderly, or for any breach of the peace, and shall be taken before any of the police justices...

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1880 S.C. Acts 448, An Act To Provide A Punishment For Carrying Any Deadly Weapon Concealed About The Person, §5

| | 1880

That if any person be convicted of assault, assault and battery, or assault and battery with intent to kill, or of manslaughter, and it shall appear upon the trial that the assault, assault and battery, assault, assault and battery with intent to kill,...

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Wade Keyes, The Code of Alabama, 1876 : with References to the Decisions of the Supreme Court of the State upon the Construction of the Statutes; and in Which the General and Permanent Acts of the Session of 1876-7 have been Incorporated Page 914, Image 930 (1877) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1877

Offenses Against the Person, § 4315. Assault and Battery with cowhide, &c., having pistol or other deadly weapon to intimidate. – Any person who assaults and beats another, with a cowhide, stick, or whip, having in his possession at the ...

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Mercer Beasley, Revision of the Statutes of New Jersey: Published under the Authority of the Legislature; by Virtue of an Act Approved April 4, 1871 Page 304, Image 350 (1877) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1877

An Act Concerning Disorderly Persons, § 2. And whereas, diverse ill-disposed persons are frequently apprehended, having upon them implements for house-breaking, or offensive weapons, or are found in or upon houses, warehouses, stables, barns or ou...

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M.S. Bonnifield, The Compiled Laws of the State of Nevada. Embracing Statutes of 1861 to 1873, Inclusive Page 564, Image 706 (Vol. 1, 1873) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1873

Compiled Laws of Nevada, [Of Crimes and Punishments,] § 41. If any person shall assault and beat another with a cowhide, stick, or whip, having at the time, in his possession, a pistol or other deadly weapon, with intent to intimidate and prevent ...

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M.S. Bonnifield, The Compiled Laws of the State of Nevada. Embracing Statutes of 1861 to 1873, Inclusive Page 583, Image 725 (Vol. 1, 1873) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1872

Compiled Laws of Nevada, [Of Crimes and Punishment,] § 133. If any persons shall be found having upon him or her any picklock, crow-key, bit, or other instrument or tool, with intent feloniously to break and enter into any dwelling house, store, s...

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George Eugene Dodge, A Digest of the Laws and Ordinances of the City of Little Rock, with the Constitution of State of Arkansas, General Incorporation Laws, and All Acts of the General Assembly Relating to the City Page 230-231, Image 230-231 (1871) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1871

City Ordinances, § 287. Whenever there shall be found upon the person of any one, who has been found guilty of a breach of the peace, or for conduct calculated to provoke a breach of the peace, any pistol, revolver, bowie-knife, dirk, rifle, shot ...

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1869 Wash. Sess. Laws 203, An Act Relative to Crimes and Punishments And Proceedings In Criminal Cases, ch. 2, § 31.

| | 1869

Every person who shall assault and beat another with a cowhide or whip, having with him at the time a pistol or other deadly weapon, shall, on conviction thereof, be imprisoned in the county jail not more than one year nor less than three months, and b...

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1868-1869 N.C. Sess. Laws 407-08, Pub. Laws, An Act in Relation to Punishment, ch. 167, § 7.

| | 1869

Every person who commits any assault upon the person of another, with any deadly or dangerous weapon, or who unlawfully shoots or attempts to shoot at another with any kind of fire-arms, with intent to injure any person, without intent to kill such per...

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1868 Fla. Laws 2538, Persons Engaged in Criminal Offence, Having Weapons, chap. 7, § 10.

| | 1868

Whoever, when lawfully arrested while committing a criminal offense or a breach or disturbance of the public peace, is armed with or has on his person slung shot, metallic knuckles, billies, firearms or other dangerous weapon, shall be punished by impr...

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Matthew Paul Deady, The Organic and Other General Laws of Oregon Together with the National Constitution and Other Public Acts and Statutes of the United States. 1845-1864 Page 531, Image 531 (1866) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1864

Crimes - Against the Person, § 527. If any person shall assault, or assault and beat another with a cowhide, whip, stick or like thing, having at the time in his possession a pistol, dirk or other deadly weapon, with intent to intimidate and preve...

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1859 Wash. Sess. Laws 108-109, An Act Relative to Crimes and Punishment and the Proceeding in Criminal Cases, ch. 2, § 28.

| | 1859

Every prison [sic] who shall assault and beat another with a cowhide or whip, having with him at the time a pistol or other deadly weapon, shall, on conviction thereof, be imprisoned in the county jail not more than one year nor less than three months,...

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1858 Neb. Laws 69, An Act to Adopt and Establish a Criminal Code for the Territory of Nebraska, ch. 1, § 135.

| | 1858

. . . And if any person shall have upon him any pistol, gun, knife, dirk, bludgeon or other offensive weapon with intent to assault any person, every such person, on conviction, shall be fined in a sum not exceeding one hundred dollars, or imprisoned n...

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