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Year: 1847

1846 Va. Acts 67

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That if any person shall unlawfully shoot at another in any public square ... with intent in so doing to maim, disfigure, disable or kill such person, or to do him some other bodily harm, ... every such offender, his aiders and abettors, shall be guilt...

That if any person shall unlawfully shoot at another in any public square … with intent in so doing to maim, disfigure, disable or kill such person, or to do him some other bodily harm, … every such offender, his aiders and abettors, shall be guilty of a high misdemeanor. and shall on conviction, be punished by imprisonment in the common jail for a period not less than six months nor more than three years…

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1847 Ind. Acts 93, An Act to Reduce the Law Incorporating the City of Madison, and the Several Acts Amendatory Thereto Into One Act, and to Amend the Same, chap 61, § 8, pt. 4.

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To regulate and license, or provide by ordinance for regulating and licensing . . . the keepers of gunpowder and other explosive compounds . . . .