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Year: 1862

1862 Colo. Sess. Laws 56, An Act To Prevent The Carrying Of Concealed Deadly Weapons In The Cities And Towns Of This Territory, § 1.

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If any person or persons shall, within any city, town, or village in this Territory, whether the same is incorporated or not, carry concealed upon his or her person any pistol, bowie knife, dagger, or other deadly weapon, shall, on conviction thereof b...

If any person or persons shall, within any city, town, or village in this Territory, whether the same is incorporated or not, carry concealed upon his or her person any pistol, bowie knife, dagger, or other deadly weapon, shall, on conviction thereof before any justice of the peace of the proper county, be fined in a sum not less than five, nor more than thirty-five dollars.

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1862-1863 N.C. Sess. Laws 60, Priv. Laws, Adj. Sess., An Act to Amend the Charter of the City of Raleigh, ch. 49, § 9.

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[T]hey may prohibit and prevent by practices the riding or driving of horses or other animals at a speed greater than six miles an hour, within the city; and also the firing of guns, pistols, crackers, gun powder or other explosive, combustible or dang...

[T]hey may prohibit and prevent by practices the riding or driving of horses or other animals at a speed greater than six miles an hour, within the city; and also the firing of guns, pistols, crackers, gun powder or other explosive, combustible or dangerous materials in the streets, public grounds, or elsewhere within the city.

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1862 Or. Laws 9, An Act to Incorporate the City of Albany, § 6.

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[To] regulate the storage of gun powder and other combustible materials, and the use of candles, lamps and other lights in shops, stables and other places[.]

C. B. Pierce, Charter and Ordinances of the City of Leavenworth, with an Appendix Page 45, Image 45 (1863) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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An Ordinance Relating to Misdemeanors, § 23. For carrying or having on his or her person in a concealed manner, any pistol, dirk, bowie knife, revolver, slung shot, billy, brass, lead or iron knuckles, or any other deadly weapon within this city, ...

An Ordinance Relating to Misdemeanors, § 23. For carrying or having on his or her person in a concealed manner, any pistol, dirk, bowie knife, revolver, slung shot, billy, brass, lead or iron knuckles, or any other deadly weapon within this city, a fine not less than three nor more than one hundred dollars.

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1862 Wash. Sess. Laws 48, Local and Priv. Laws, An Act to Incorporate the City of Lewiston, art. 5, § 3, pt. 22.

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To regulate the storage of gunpowder, pitch, tar, rosin, and all other combustible materials, and the use of candles, lamps, or other lights in shops, stables and other places. To prevent, remove or secure any fire-place, stove, chimney, oven, boiler, ...

To regulate the storage of gunpowder, pitch, tar, rosin, and all other combustible materials, and the use of candles, lamps, or other lights in shops, stables and other places. To prevent, remove or secure any fire-place, stove, chimney, oven, boiler, or other apparatus which may be dangerous in causing fire.

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1862 Conn. Acts 76, An Act In Addition To “An Act to Provide For the Organization And Equipment Of A Volunteer Militia, And To Provide For the Public Defense,” chap. 68, § 34.

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It shall be the duty of the brigade inspectors of the respective brigades, annually, in the month of October or November, to carefully inspect the armories and gun houses of the companies belonging to their brigades, and also the rooms occupied by regi...

It shall be the duty of the brigade inspectors of the respective brigades, annually, in the month of October or November, to carefully inspect the armories and gun houses of the companies belonging to their brigades, and also the rooms occupied by regimental bands; and, on or before the first day of December, to make a full report to the quartermaster general of the condition of the same, and of the number of arms and equipments of the state, deposited in such armories and gun-houses . . . .

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