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Year: 1828

An Act relating to Crimes and Misdemeanors committed by Slaves, Free Negroes, and Mulattoes, in Compilation of the Public Acts of the Legislative Council of the Territory of Florida, Passed Prior to 1840, at 227 (John P. Duval ed., 1839).

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Sec. 55. Be it further enacted, that if any slave shall wilfully and maliciously shoot at any free white person with a gun or other instrument, with intent to kill such person, or if any slave shall wilfully and maliciously wound any free white person ...

Sec. 55. Be it further enacted, that if any slave shall wilfully and maliciously shoot at any free white person with a gun or other instrument, with intent to kill such person, or if any slave shall wilfully and maliciously wound any free white person in attempting or endevouring to kill another peroson, the slave so offending, his or her aider and abetter being a slave, shall be deemed guilty of felony, and shall therefore suffer death.

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1828 Fla. Laws 75, An Act Relating To Crimes and Misdemeanors, ยง 106.

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. . . [I]f any person shall hunt by fire light in the night time, with a gun or other firearms beyond his own enclosure, such person shall on conviction, be fined in a sum not exceeding twenty five dollars, or imprisonment not exceeding one month, at t...

. . . [I]f any person shall hunt by fire light in the night time, with a gun or other firearms beyond his own enclosure, such person shall on conviction, be fined in a sum not exceeding twenty five dollars, or imprisonment not exceeding one month, at the discretion of the court.

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Moreau Louis Lislet, A General Digest of the Acts of the Legislature of Louisiana: Passed from the Year 1804, to 1827, Inclusive, and in Force at this Last Period, with an Appendix and General Index Page 367-368, Image 373-374 (Vol. 1, 1828) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Crimes. § 25. If any person shall challenge another, or shall accept a challenge to fight with sword, pistol, rapier or other dangerous weapon, every person so challenging or accepting such challenge, shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined not e...

Crimes. § 25. If any person shall challenge another, or shall accept a challenge to fight with sword, pistol, rapier or other dangerous weapon, every person so challenging or accepting such challenge, shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined not exceeding five hundred dollars, and may be imprisoned not exceeding two years; and if any person shall willingly or knowingly carry or deliver to any person a written challenge, or verbally deliver any message purporting to be a challenge to fight such duel or shall be second to either party, or shall command, counsel, or advise or procure any person to fight such duel, every person so offending, and being thereof convicted, shall be liable to the same penalties as are by this act directed in the case last mentioned of a challenge to fight, or the accepting of such challenge.

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