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Regulations for Passenger Carriage, PASSENGER AND FREIGHT REGULATIONS OF THE CHARLESTON AND HAMBURG RAILROAD (1835).

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"APPENDIX II
PASSENGER AND FREIGHT REGULATIONS OF THE CHARLESTON AND HAMBURG RAILROAD, 1835
Reprinted from Miller’s Almanac, Charleston, 1835
Regulations for Passenger Carriage

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1839 Laws Of Middlebury College, ch. 7, §§ 1, 11.

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"CHAPTER VII.
OF CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS.

    1. If any student shall be guilty of blasphemy, or robbery, fornication, theft, forgery, duelling, or any other crime f...

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Ordinances of the Corporation of the City of Richmond, Chap 26, §13 (10 May, 1830).

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"13. And be it further Ordained, That it shall not be lawful for any person or persons to fire or discharge any Gun, Pistol, Fowling-Piece or Fire-Arms, or to make any other unusual noise within the limits of this City, whereby the inhabitants thereof ...

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No. 24. An act in addition to An Act, (approved January 30th, 1835,) entitled An Act to prevent any person in this Territory from carrying arms secretly, §1 (10 Feb., 1838).

, | | 1838

"Section 1. Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative Council of the Territory of Florida, That from and after the passage of this act, it shall not be lawful for any person or persons in this Territory to vend dirks, pocket pistols, sword canes, o...

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An Ordinance Supplementary to a Law entitled “A Law for the appointment of a Street Commissioner and prescribing his duties,” and for other purposes, §41 Discharging guns, &c. (13 June, 1836).

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"Sec. 41. No person shall, within the Lamp and Watch District, fire or discharge any gun, pistol, cannon, or fowling piece, or other fire arms, (unless in defence of his person or property,) nor let off any squibs, crackers, or other fireworks, in the ...

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An Ordinance Supplementary to a Law entitled “A Law for the appointment of a Street Commissioner and prescribing his duties,” and for other purposes, §41 Discharging guns, &c. (13 June, 1836).

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"Sec. 41. No person shall, within the Lamp and Watch District, fire or discharge any gun, pistol, cannon, or fowling piece, or other fire arms, (unless in defence of his person or property,) nor let off any squibs, crackers, or other fireworks, in the ...

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Law of the University of Nashville for the moral conduct of the students, in American Annals of Education and Instruction for the Year 1837, at 185 (1837)

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No student shall bring, or cause to be brought into College, or, on any occasion, keep in his room, any spirituous or fermented liquors; nor any fire-arms or ammunition of any kind; nor a sword, dirk, sword-cane or any deadly weapon whatever, upon pena...

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Laws of Waterville College, Maine (1832)

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CHAPTER VI. Moral Deportment and Miscellaneous Regulations.

6. No Student shall keep firearms, or any deadly weapon whatever. He shall bring no gunpowder upon the College premises; nor shall cats or dogs be kept by Students for their p...

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Constitution & Laws of the Institution of Learning Under the Care of the Mississippi Presbytery, Oakland College (Miss.), at 10 (1831)

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Chapter XI. Of Misdemeanors, Offences and Punishments. 

Sec. 1. Neglect of study-interrupting the studies of others-profaneness-playing at games of cards or chance-duelling, or aiding or abetting it-wearing or carrying a dirk or other...

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Laws and Regulations of the College of William and Mary, Volume 276 (1830)

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Regulations of the Society.

29. Students are strictly forbidden to keep, or to have about their person, any dirk, sword or pistol. Firing squibs or crackers in and about College or elsewhere is also strictly forbidden.

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The statutes of Dickinson College, as revised and adopted by the Board of Trustees, April 16, 1830, 22-23

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Chapter VI. Of the deportment of the students, of misdemeanors and their punishment

Section 1. . . . 12.--If any student shall keep for his use or pleasure any riding beast, dog, gun, fire arms or ammunition, sword-dirk, sword-cane, o...

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Acts of the General Assembly and Ordinances of the Trustees, for the Organization and Government of the University of North Carolina, Laws for the Government of the University, at 15 Chapter V (1838)

, | , | 1838

CHAPTER V. Of the Moral and Religious conduct of the Students, and their conduct towards the Faculty. . . .

13. No Student shall keep a dog, or fire arms, or gunpowder. He shall not carry, keep, or own at the College, a sword, dirk, sword-cane,...

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An Act concerning patrols, in Compilation of the Public Acts of the Legislative Council of the Territory of Florida, Passed Prior to 1840, at 65 (John P. Duval ed., 1839).

| | 1833

Sec. 15. Be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for any patrol of this Territory, to take from any slave or slaves any fire-arms, or other dangerous weapons, to be delivered by said patrol to the justice of the peace of said district . . . . Se...

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Slaves, in Laws of the Arkansas Territory 521 (J. Steele & J. M’Campbell, Eds., 1835).

| | 1835

Sec. 3. No slave or mulatto whatsoever, shall keep or carry a gun, poweder, shot, club or other weapon whatsoever, offensive or defensive; but all and every gun weapon and ammunition found in the possesision or custody of any negro or mulatto, may be s...

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1839 Ky. Acts 246, An Act to Amend the Several Acts Concerning the Towns of Paris and Elizabethtown, chap. 1279, § 8.

| | 1839

They shall have power to ordain a penalty on persons who shall be guilty of running horses within the limits of said town, blowing horns, or crying aloud, in such manner as to disturb the peace and quiet of the town, or the shooting a gun, or pistol in...

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1839 Tex. Gen. Laws 172, An Act Concerning Slaves, § 6

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That no slave in this republic shall carry a gun or other deadly weapon without the written consent of his master, mistress or overseer; such arms or other weapons shall be liable to be taken by any person from any such negro, and all such property for...

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1839 Ala. Acts 67, An Act to Suppress the Evil Practice of Carrying Weapons Secretly, § 1

| | 1839

That if any person shall carry concealed about his person any species of fire arms, or any bowie knife, Arkansas tooth-pick, or any other knife of the like kind, dirk, or any other deadly weapon, the person so offending shall, on conviction thereof, be...

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Revised Statutes of the State of Arkansas, Adopted at the October Session of the General Assembly of Said State, A. D. 1837, in the Year of Our Independence the Sixty-second, and of the State of Second Year Page 587, Image 602 (1838) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1838

Negroes and Mulattoes, § 17. No free negro shall be suffered to keep or carry any gun or rifle, or weapon of any kind, or any ammunition without a license first had and obtained, for that purpose, from some justice of the peace of the county in wh...

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Revised Statutes of the State of Arkansas, Adopted at the October Session of the General Assembly of Said State, A.D. 1837, in the Year of Our Independence the Sixty second, and of the State of Second Year Page 280, Image 295 (1838) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Every person who shall wear any pistol, dirk, butcher or large knife, or a sword in a cane, concealed as a weapon, unless upon a journey, shall be adjudged guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, in the county in which the said offence sh...

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Laws of the State of Mississippi ; embracing all Acts of a Public Nature from January Session, 1824, to January Session 1838, Inclusive Page 736, Image 738 (Jackson, 1838) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1838

An Act to Prevent the Evil Practice of Dueling in this State, and for other Purposes, § 5. Be it further enacted, That if any person or persons shall be guilty of fighting in any corporate city or town, or any other town, or public place, in this ...

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1838 R.I. Pub. Laws 3-5 (Jan. Sess.), An Act Concerning Crimes and Punishments.

| | 1838

§ 6. Every person who shall be convicted of voluntarily engaging in a duel, with any dangerous weapon, to the hazard of life, shall be imprisoned not exceeding seven years, nor less than one year. § 7. Every person who shall be convicted of c...

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Edward Vernon Whiton, Statutes of the Territory of Wisconsin, Passed by the Legislative Assembly Thereof, at a Session Commencing in November 1838, and at an Adjourned Session Commencing in January, 1839, Page 381, Image 381 (1839) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1838

An Act to Prevent the Commission of Crimes, § 16. If any person shall go armed with a dirk, dagger, sword, pistol or pistols, or other offensive and dangerous weapon, without reasonable cause to fear an assault or other injury, or violence to his ...

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