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Year: 1874

John Worth Edmonds, Statutes at Large of the State of New York: Containing the General Statutes Passed in the Years 1871, 1872, 1873 and 1874 with a Reference to All the Decisions upon Them. Also, the Constitution of the State of New York as Amended in 1875. 2d ed. Page 188, Image 188 (Vol. 9, 1875) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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An Act to Amend and Consolidate the Several Acts Relating to the Preservation of Moose, Wild Deer, Birds and Fish, § 3. No person shall at any time kill any wild duck, goose are or brant, with any device or instrument known as a swivel or punt gun...

An Act to Amend and Consolidate the Several Acts Relating to the Preservation of Moose, Wild Deer, Birds and Fish, § 3. No person shall at any time kill any wild duck, goose are or brant, with any device or instrument known as a swivel or punt gun, or with any gun other than such guns as are habitually raised at arms length and fired from the shoulder, or shall use any net, device or instrument, or gun other than such gun as aforesaid with intent to capture or kill any such wild duck, goose or brant under a penalty of one hundred dollars.

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Harvey Bostwick Hurd, The Revised Statutes of the State of Illinois. A. D. 1874. Comprising the Revised Acts of 1871-2 and 1873-4, Together with All Other General Statutes of the State, in Force on the First Day of July, 1874 Page 360, Image 368 (1874) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Disorderly Conduct: Disturbing the Peace, § 56. Whoever, at a late and unusual hour of the night time, willfully and maliciously disturbs the peace and quiet of any neighborhood or family, by loud or unusual noises, or by tumultuous or offensive c...

Disorderly Conduct: Disturbing the Peace, § 56. Whoever, at a late and unusual hour of the night time, willfully and maliciously disturbs the peace and quiet of any neighborhood or family, by loud or unusual noises, or by tumultuous or offensive carriage, threatening, traducing, quarreling, challenging to fight or fighting, or whoever shall carry concealed weapons, or in a threatening manner display any pistol, knife, slungshot, brass, steel or iron knuckles, or other deadly weapon, day or night, shall be fined not exceeding $100.

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Edward Otis Hinkley, Supplement to the Maryland Code: Containing the Acts of the General Assembly Passed at the Session of 1864 Page 76 Image 153 (Vol. 2, 1865) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Roads. § 12. No person shall fire any gun, pistol or firelock of any kind, on or within twenty yards of any public road, street, bridge, causeway or highway in Cecil county, under a penalty of not less than five nor more than twenty dollars, to be...

Roads. § 12. No person shall fire any gun, pistol or firelock of any kind, on or within twenty yards of any public road, street, bridge, causeway or highway in Cecil county, under a penalty of not less than five nor more than twenty dollars, to be recovered in the same manner as prescribed in section one hundred and seventy seven of this Article.

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1874 Id. Sess. Laws 326, Offenses Against the Persons or Individuals, § 36.

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Any person who shall engage in a duel with any deadly weapon, although no homicide ensue, or shall challenge another to fight such duel, or shall send or deliver any verbal or written message, purporting or intending to be such challenge, although no d...

Any person who shall engage in a duel with any deadly weapon, although no homicide ensue, or shall challenge another to fight such duel, or shall send or deliver any verbal or written message, purporting or intending to be such challenge, although no duel ensue, shall be punished by imprisonment in the Territorial prison not less than two nor more than ten years, and shall be incapable of voting or holding any office of trust or profit under the laws of this Territory.

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1874 N.J. Laws 137-38, An Act to Amend and Consolidate the Several Acts Relating to Game and Game Fish, ch. 525, § 4.

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That no person shall at any time kill any wild duck, brant, or goose with any device or instrument known as a swivel or punt gun, or with any gun other than such guns as are habitually raised at arms [sic] length and fired from the shoulder; or shall u...

That no person shall at any time kill any wild duck, brant, or goose with any device or instrument known as a swivel or punt gun, or with any gun other than such guns as are habitually raised at arms [sic] length and fired from the shoulder; or shall use any net, device, instrument, or gun other than such gun as aforesaid with intent to capture or kill any such wild duck or goose, under a penalty of fifty dollars.

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1874 Cal. Stat. 465, An Act For the Protection of the Property At East Park, in Sacramento County, ch. CCCXXI (311), § 1.

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It shall be unlawful, upon the grounds known as East Park, situated in the County of Sacramento, for any person to discharge any gun or pistol or firearm of any description . . .

1874 Ky. Acts 327, An Act to Revise and Amend the Charter of the City of Newport, § 6.

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To prohibit the manufacture of gunpowder or other explosive, dangerous, or noxious compounds or substances in said city, and to regulate their sale and storage by license.