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Pennsylvania – General Assembly, Omitted Laws, No. 1020, A Supplement to An Act appropriating ground for public purposes in the city of Philadelphia (1867)

| | 1867

SECTION 21. The said park shall he under the following rules and regulations, and such others as the park commissioners may from time to time ordain:

II. No person shall carry fire arms or shoot birds in the park or within fifty yards th...

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Fourth Annual Report of the Board of Commissioners of the Central Park, Ordinances of the Central Park, 1861

| | 1861

The Board of Commissioners of the Central Park do ordain as follows:  All persons are forbidden—[t]o carry firearms or to throw stones or other missiles within it [Central Park].

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Ordinance No. 1: Protecting Public Morality, Order and Safety, undated, reprinted in Ordinances of the Town of Bedford (1869) (Indiana).

, | | 1869 . . . Sec. 4. Every person, not being a traveler, who shall wear or carry any dirk, pistol, bowie knife, dagger, sword in cane, or any other dangerous or deadly weapon concealed, or who shall carry or wear such weapon with the intent and avowed purpose...

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An Act in relation to Crimes and Punishment, Ch. XXII, Title II, Sec. 14, in Acts, Resolutions and Memorials Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah 31 (Henry McEwan 1866).

| | 1865

"SEC. 14. If such oflender, at the timeof stuch robbery, is armed with a dangerous weapon, with intent, if resisted, to kill or maim the person robbed; or if, being so armed, he wound or strike the person robbed; or if lie have :lny conffederates aidin...

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An Act in relation to Crimes and Punishment, Ch. XXII, Title III, Sec. 48, in Acts, Resolutions and Memorials Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah 54 (Henry McEwan 1866).

| | 1865

"Sec. 48. If such offender, at the time of committing such burglary, is armed with a dangerous weapon, or so arm himself after having entered such dwelling house, or actually assault any person being lawfully therein; or have any confeder-ates present ...

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An Act in relation to Crimes and Punishment, Ch. XXII, Title VII, Sec. 102, in Acts, Resolutions and Memorials Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah 59 (Henry McEwan 1866).

| | 1865

"SEC. 102. If any person maliciously injure, deface or destroy any building or fixture attached thereto, or wilfully and maliciously injure, destroy or secrete any goods, chattels or valuable paper of another, or maliciously, prepare any dead fall, or ...

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1869 Wash. Sess. Laws 203-04, An Act Relative to Crimes and Punishments, and Proceedings in Criminal Cases, ch. 2, § 32.

| | 1869 Every person who shall, in a rude, angry or threatening manner, in a crowd of two or more persons, exhibit any pistol, bowie knife, or other dangerous weapon, shall on conviction thereof, be imprisoned in the county jail not exceeding one year and be fine...

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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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The Municipal Register Containing the City Charter and Ordinances, Together with the Rules and Orders of the City Council and a List of the past and Present City Officers of the City of Newburyport Page 130, Image 132 (1869) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1869

City Ordinances [of Newburyport], § 15. No person shall fire any rocket, squib, cracker, or other thing formed of gunpowder or other explosive substance, in whole or in part; nor make any bonfire of tar barrels or any other substances, nor, except...

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The Charter and General Ordinances of the Town of Lexington, Virginia Page 87, Image 107 (1892) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1869

Ordinances of the town of Lexington. Of Concealed Weapons and Cigarettes. § 2. If any person sell, barter, give or furnish, or cause to be sold, bartered, given or furnished to any minor under sixteen years of age, cigarettes, or pistols, or dirks...

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Lewis Mayer, The Baltimore City Code: Comprising the Statutes and Ordinances Relating to the City of Baltimore Page 877, Image 887 (1869) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1869

[Ordinances of Baltimore,] Regulations, § 141. If any person shall fire or discharge any gun, pistol or firearms within the city, unless it be on some occasion of military parade, and then by order of some officer having the command, every such pe...

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The Charter and Ordinances of the City of Richmond Page 196-197, Image 196-197 (1869) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1869

[Ordinances of Richmond, Police, § 42. If any person engaged in military exercise shall fire or discharge, in any street or public alley of this city, any cannon, gun, pistol, or any other firearms, except on the fourth of July, the twenty-second ...

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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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1868-1869 N.C. Sess. Laws 59-60 Pub. Laws, An Act To Prohibit Hunting On The Sabbath, Chap 18, § 1.

| | 1869

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That if any person or persons whomsoever shall be known to hunt in this State on the Sabbath with a dog or dogs, or shall be found off of their premises on the Sabbath, having with him or them a shot-gun...

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James H. Shankland Public Statutes of the State of Tennessee, since the Year 1858. Being in the Nature of a Supplement to the Code Page 108, Image 203 (Nashville, 1871) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1869

Elections. § 2. That it shall not be lawful for any qualified voter or other person attending any election in this State, or for any person attending any fair, race course, or other public assembly of the people, to carry about his person, conceal...

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Byron K. Elliott, The Charter and General Ordinances of the City of Indianapolis, Indiana, in Force August 1St, 1869; to Which is Prefixed a Catalogue of the City Officers, from 1839 to 1869, Inclusive Page 291, Image 292 (1869) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1869

[Ordinances of Indianapolis,] Public Health and Comfort, § 9. Whoever shall fire a gun or pistol in said city, shall be fined therefor in any sum not exceeding fifty dollars: Provided, That such penalty for shooting shall not apply to military com...

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LeBaron Bradford Prince, The General Laws of New Mexico: Including All the Unrepealed General Laws from the Promulgation of the “Kearney Code” in 1846, to the End of the Legislative Session of 1880, with Supplement, Including the Session of 1882 Page 312-313, Image 312-313 (1882) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

| | 1869

Deadly Weapons, Act of 1869, Ch. 32, § 1. It shall be unlawful for any person to carry deadly weapons, either concealed or otherwise, on or about their persons within any of the settlements of this Territory, except it be in the lawful defense of ...

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