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Michael Augustus Daugherty, The Revised Statutes and Other Acts of a General Nature of the State of Ohio: In Force January 1, 1880 Page 1633, Image 431 (Vol. 2, 1879) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Offences Against Public Peace, § 6892. Whoever carries any pistol, bowie-knife, dirk, or other dangerous weapon, concealed on or about his person, shall be fined not more than two hundred dollars, or imprisoned not more than five hundred dollars, ...

Offences Against Public Peace, § 6892. Whoever carries any pistol, bowie-knife, dirk, or other dangerous weapon, concealed on or about his person, shall be fined not more than two hundred dollars, or imprisoned not more than five hundred dollars, or imprisoned not more than three months, or both.

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1880 S.C. Acts 448, An Act To Provide A Punishment For Carrying Any Deadly Weapon Concealed About The Person, §5

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That if any person be convicted of assault, assault and battery, or assault and battery with intent to kill, or of manslaughter, and it shall appear upon the trial that the assault, assault and battery, assault, assault and battery with intent to kill,...

That if any person be convicted of assault, assault and battery, or assault and battery with intent to kill, or of manslaughter, and it shall appear upon the trial that the assault, assault and battery, assault, assault and battery with intent to kill, or manslaughter, shall have been committed with a deadly weapons of the character specified in Section one (1) of this Act, carried concealed upon the person of the defendant so convicted, the presiding Judge shall, in addition to the punishment provided by law for such assault, assault and battery, assault, or assault and battery with intent to kill, or manslaughter, inflict further punishment upon the person so convicted of confinement in the penitentiary for not less than three months nor more than twelve months, with or without hard labor, or fined in a sum not less than two hundred dollars, or both fined and imprisoned, at the discretion of the said Judge.

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E. E. Aylesworth, Compiled Ordinances of the City of Council Bluffs; Containing the Original and Amended City Charter, with Statutes, Notes and References to Judicial Decisions Page 175, Image 175 (1880) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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[Ordinances of the] City of Council Bluffs, [Misdemeanors,] § 16. Whoever shall discharge any cannon, gun, pistol or other fire-arms in or across any street or other public place, or in or across any private lot, tract of land or other place not o...

[Ordinances of the] City of Council Bluffs, [Misdemeanors,] § 16. Whoever shall discharge any cannon, gun, pistol or other fire-arms in or across any street or other public place, or in or across any private lot, tract of land or other place not of his own property, without first obtaining a permit to do so from the Mayor of the city, if in a public place, or from the owner of the lot or land if in a private place, shall be deemed guilty of misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of not less than three nor more than thirty dollars.

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Josiah A. Patterson Campbell, The Revised Code of the Statute Laws of the State of Mississippi: With References to Decisions of the High Court of Errors and Appeals, and of the Supreme Court, Applicable to the Statutes Page 776, Image 776 (1880) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Carrying Concealed Weapons, §2985. Any person, not being threatened with, or having good and sufficient reason to apprehend an attack, or travelling (not being a tramp) or setting out on a journey, or a peace officer, or deputy in discharge of his...

Carrying Concealed Weapons, §2985. Any person, not being threatened with, or having good and sufficient reason to apprehend an attack, or travelling (not being a tramp) or setting out on a journey, or a peace officer, or deputy in discharge of his duties, who carries concealed, in whole or in part, any bowie knife, pistol, brass or metallic knuckles, slung-shot, or other deadly weapon of like kind or description, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction, shall be punished by fine not exceeding one hundred dollars, and in the event the fine and costs are not paid, shall be required to work at hard labor under the direction of the board of supervisors or of the court, not exceeding two months, and for the second or any subsequent offence, shall, on conviction, be fined not less than fifty nor more than two hundred dollars, and if the fine and costs are not paid, be condemned to hard labor not exceeding six months, as above provided, and in any proceeding under this section, it shall not be necessary for the state to allege or prove any of the exceptions herein contained, but the burden of proving such exception shall be on the accused.

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Josiah A.Patterson Campbell, The Revised Code of the Statute Laws of the State of Mississippi: With References to Decisions of the High Court of Errors and Appeals, and of the Supreme Court, Applicable to the Statutes Page 776-777, Image 776-777 (1880) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Carrying Concealed Weapons, § 2986. It shall not be lawful for any person to sell to any minor or person intoxicated knowing him to a a minor or in a state of intoxication, any weapons of the kind or description in the foregoing section described,...

Carrying Concealed Weapons, § 2986. It shall not be lawful for any person to sell to any minor or person intoxicated knowing him to a a minor or in a state of intoxication, any weapons of the kind or description in the foregoing section described, or any pistol cartridge and on conviction he shall be punished by a fine not exceeding two hundred dollars, and if the fine and costs are not paid, be condemned to hard labor under the direction of the board of supervisors or of the court not exceeding six months. § 2987. Any father who shall knowingly suffer or permit any minor son under the age of sixteen years to carry concealed, in whole or in part, any person of the kind or description in the forgoing section described, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction, shall be fined not less than twenty dollars, nor more than two hundred dollars, and if the fine and costs are not paid, shall be condemned to hard labor as provided in the proceeding section. § 2988. Any student of any university, college, or school, who shall carry concealed, in whole or in part, any weapon of the kind or description in the foregoing section described, or any teacher, instructor or professor who shall knowingly, suffer or permit any such weapon to be carried by any student or pupil, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction be fined not exceeding three hundred dollars, and if the fine and costs are not paid, be condemned to hard labor as above provided.

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Revised Ordinances of the City of Fort Worth, Texas, 1873-1884 Page 64-65, Image 62-63 (1885) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Ordinances of the City of Fort Worth, An Ordinance prohibiting the shooting off, firing or discharging of Fire-arms; the firing, exploding or setting off of Squibs, Firecrackers, Torpedoes, Roman Candles, Sky-rockets or other things containing powder o...

Ordinances of the City of Fort Worth, An Ordinance prohibiting the shooting off, firing or discharging of Fire-arms; the firing, exploding or setting off of Squibs, Firecrackers, Torpedoes, Roman Candles, Sky-rockets or other things containing powder or other explosive matter, or the throwing of any fire balls, or making of any bon-fires in the corporate limits of the City of Fort Worth. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of Fort Worth: § 1. It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to shoot off, fire, or discharge any gun, pistol, revolver or any firearm of any description, or to fire, explode or set off any squib, firecracker, torpedo, roman candle, sky-rocket, or other thing containing powder or other explosive matter, or to throw any fire-ball or make any bon-fire in the corporate limits of this city, and that any person or persons violating the provisions of this ordinance, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, shall be fined in any sum not less than one dollar nor more than one hundred dollars. Provided that this shall not apply to any licensed shooting gallery nor to the shooting of dogs running at large in violation of the city ordinances

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Orville Park, Park’s Annotated Code of the State of Georgia 1914, Penal Code, Article 3, Pointing weapon at another, § 349 (§ 343).

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§ 349. (§ 343.) Pointing weapon at another. Any person who shall intentionally point or aim a gun or pistol, whether loaded or unloaded, at another, not in a sham battle by the military, and not in self-defense, or in defense of habitation, p...

§ 349. (§ 343.) Pointing weapon at another. Any person who shall intentionally point or aim a gun or pistol, whether loaded or unloaded, at another, not in a sham battle by the military, and not in self-defense, or in defense of habitation, property, or person, or other instances standing upon like footing of reason and justice, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

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1880 Ky. Gen. Stat. 742-43, chap. 36, § 1309, § 1313.

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§ 1309. If any person shall carry concealed a deadly weapon upon or about his person, other than an ordinary pocket knife, or shall sell such weapon to a minor other than an ordinary pocket knife, such person shall, upon conviction, be fined . . ....

§ 1309. If any person shall carry concealed a deadly weapon upon or about his person, other than an ordinary pocket knife, or shall sell such weapon to a minor other than an ordinary pocket knife, such person shall, upon conviction, be fined . . . § 1313. Carrying concealed deadly weapons shall be lawful in the following cases: By sheriffs, constables, marshals, policemen, and other ministerial officers, when necessary for their protection in the discharge of their official duties, by United States mail carriers when actually engaged in their dutes as such, and by agents and messengers of express companies when neccessary for their protection in the discharge of their official duties.

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George H. Hand, The Revised Codes of the Territory of Dakota. A.D. 1877. Comprising the Codes and General Statutes Passed at the Twelfth Session of the Legislative Assembly, and All Other General Laws Remaining in Force. To Which is Prefixed the Organic Law and the Constitution of the United States Page 760, Image 803 (1880) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources. (An Entry for this statute exists for both North and South Dakota because it was passed during the territorial period.)

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Crimes Defined, § 495. Discharging Firearms. Every person who willfully discharges any species of firearms, air-gun, or other weapon, or throws any other missile in any public place, or in any place where there is any person to be endangered there...

Crimes Defined, § 495. Discharging Firearms. Every person who willfully discharges any species of firearms, air-gun, or other weapon, or throws any other missile in any public place, or in any place where there is any person to be endangered thereby, although no injury to any person shall ensue, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

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1880 Ga. Laws 142, An Act to Prevent the Practice of Hunting Deer in the Night-time by Fire-light, usually called Fire-hunting, and to provide a Punishment Therefor, § 1.

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That, from and after the passage of this Act, it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to hunt with a gun by fire-light, or kill any deer so hunting by fire-light in the night-time in this State (except upon his or their own premises) without the...

That, from and after the passage of this Act, it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to hunt with a gun by fire-light, or kill any deer so hunting by fire-light in the night-time in this State (except upon his or their own premises) without the full permission and consent of the owner of the lands upon which he or they may hunt.

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