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Year: 1844

Anderson Hutchinson, Code of Mississippi: Being an Analytical Compilation of the Public and General Statutes of the Territory and State, with Tabular References to the Local and Private Acts, from 1798 to 1848: With the National and State Constitutions, Cessions of the Country by the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians, and Acts of Congress for the Survey and Sale of the Lands, and Granting Donations Thereof to the State Page 182, Image 182 (1848) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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[Revenue, An Act to Amend and Reduce into one the several Acts in Relation to the Revunue of this State, and for other purposes – February 4, 1844, Rates of Taxation, § 1. . . .A tax of two dollars on each dueling or pocket pistol, except su...

[Revenue, An Act to Amend and Reduce into one the several Acts in Relation to the Revunue of this State, and for other purposes – February 4, 1844, Rates of Taxation, § 1. . . .A tax of two dollars on each dueling or pocket pistol, except such as are kept for sale by merchants, artisans, or kept for use by military companies. . . ]

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1844 Mo. Laws 577, An Act To Restrain Intercourse With Indians, ch. 80, § 4.

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No person shall sell, exchange or give, to any Indian, any horse, mule, gun, blanket, or any other article or commodity whatever, unless such Indian shall be traveling through the state, and leave a written permit from the proper agent, or under the di...

No person shall sell, exchange or give, to any Indian, any horse, mule, gun, blanket, or any other article or commodity whatever, unless such Indian shall be traveling through the state, and leave a written permit from the proper agent, or under the direction of such agent in proper person.

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1844 R.I. Pub. Laws 501, An Act To Regulate The Militia, §§1, 45

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§ 1. Every able bodied white male citizen in this state, who is or shall be of the age of eighteen years, and not exceeding the age of forty-five years, excepting persons absolutely exempted by the provisions of this act, and idiots, lunatics, com...

§ 1. Every able bodied white male citizen in this state, who is or shall be of the age of eighteen years, and not exceeding the age of forty-five years, excepting persons absolutely exempted by the provisions of this act, and idiots, lunatics, common drunkards, paupers, vagabonds, an persons convicted of any infamous crime shall be enrolled in the militia . . . § 45. No officer, non-commissioned officer, or private, shall unnecessarily or without orders from his superior officer, come to any place of parade with his musket, rifle or pistol loaded with balls, slugs, shot or other dangerous substance, or shall so load the same while on parade.

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