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Year: 1889

Act of Mar. 18, 1889, 1889 Ariz. Sess. Laws 16–17

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Sec. 1. If any person within any settlement, town, village or city within the Territory shall carry on or about his person, saddle, or in his saddlebags, any pistol, dirk, dagger, slung shot, sword cane, spear, brass knuckles, bowie knife, or any other ki...

Sec. 1. If any person within any settlement, town, village or city within the Territory shall carry on or about his person, saddle, or in his saddlebags, any pistol, dirk, dagger, slung shot, sword cane, spear, brass knuckles, bowie knife, or any other kind of knife manufactured or sold for purposes of offense or defense, he shall be punished by a fine of not less than twenty-five nor more than one hundred dollars; and in addition thereto, shall forfeit to the County in which he is convicted, the weapon or weapons so carried.

Sec. 2. The preceding article shall not apply to a person in actual service as a militiaman, nor as a peace officer or policeman, or person summoned to his aid, nor to a revenue or other civil officer engaged in the discharge of official duty, nor to the carrying of arms on one’s own premises or place of business, nor to persons traveling, nor to one who has reasonable ground for fearing an unlawful attack upon his person, and the danger is so imminent and threatening as not to admit of the arrest of the party about to make such attack upon legal process.

Sec. 3. If any person shall go into any church or religious assembly, any school room, or other place where persons are assembled for amusement or for educational or scientific purposes, or into any circus, show or public exhibition of any kind, or into a ball room, social party or social gathering, or to any election precinct on the day or days of any election, where any portion of the people of this Territory are collected to vote at any election, or to any other place where people may be assembled to minister or to perform any other public duty, or to any other public assembly, and shall have or carry about his person a pistol or other firearm, dirk, dagger, slung shot, sword cane, spear, brass knuckles, bowie knife, or any other kind of a knife manufactured and sol for the purposes of offense or defense, he shall be punished by a fine not less than fifty nor more than five hundred dollars, and shall forfeit to the County the weapon or weapons so found on his person.

Sec. 4. The preceding article shall not apply to peace officers, or other persons authorized or permitted by law to carry arms at the places therein designated.

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Sec. 6. Persons traveling may be permitted to carry arms within settlements or towns of the Territory for one-half hour after arriving in such settlements or town, and while going out of such towns or settlements; and Sheriffs and Constables of the various Counties of this Territory and their lawfully appointed deputies may carry weapons in the legal discharge of the duties of their respective offices.

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1889 Ariz. Sess. Laws 16, An Act Defining And Punishing Certain Offenses Against The Public Peace, § 1

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If any person within any settlement, town, village or city within this territory shall carry on or about his person, saddle, or in his saddlebags, any pistol, dirk, dagger, slung shot, sword cane, spear, brass knuckles, bowie-knife, or any other kind o...

If any person within any settlement, town, village or city within this territory shall carry on or about his person, saddle, or in his saddlebags, any pistol, dirk, dagger, slung shot, sword cane, spear, brass knuckles, bowie-knife, or any other kind of knife manufactured or sold for purposes of offense or defense, he shall be punished by a fine of not less than twenty-five nor more than one hundred dollars; and, in addition thereto, shall forfeit to the county in which his is convicted, the weapon or weapons so carried.

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Nathan Newmark, The Political Code of the State of California. As Enacted in 1872, and Amended in 1889. With Notes and References to the Decisions of the Supreme Court Page 963 (1889) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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[Political Code of the State of California,] Charitable Fund, §153. The Municipal Council shall provide, by ordinance, for the payment into a “Fireman’s Charitable Fund” of such city, or city and county, of all moneys received fo...

[Political Code of the State of California,] Charitable Fund, §153. The Municipal Council shall provide, by ordinance, for the payment into a “Fireman’s Charitable Fund” of such city, or city and county, of all moneys received for licenses for the storage, manufacture, or sale of gunpowder, blasting powder, gun cotton, fireworks, nitro-glycerine, dualine, or any explosive oils or compounds, or as a municipal tax upon the same; also, all fines collected in the Police Court for violations of fire ordinances. Said fund shall be under the direction and control of and subject to such regulations as may be prescribed by the Board of Fire Commissioners.

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1889 Tex. Gen. Laws 36, Malicious Mischief, Art. 683b

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That any person who shall willfully or maliciously throw a stone or other missile or fire a gun or pistol at or into any coach or passenger car of a moving railway train, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be fined...

That any person who shall willfully or maliciously throw a stone or other missile or fire a gun or pistol at or into any coach or passenger car of a moving railway train, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum of not less than twenty-five dollars and not more than one thousand dollars.

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1889 Ohio Laws 164, An Act to Amend Section 2669 of the Revised Statutes, as Amended April 22, 1885, § 1.

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The council of the city or village may provide by ordinance for licensing all exhibiters of shows or performances of any kind, not prohibited by law, hawkers, peddlers, auctioneers of horses and other animals on the highways or public grounds of the co...

The council of the city or village may provide by ordinance for licensing all exhibiters of shows or performances of any kind, not prohibited by law, hawkers, peddlers, auctioneers of horses and other animals on the highways or public grounds of the corporation, venders [sic] of gun powder and other explosives, taverns and houses of public entertainment, and hucksters in the public streets or markets, and in granting such license, may extract and receive such sum of money as it may think reasonable[.]

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Joseph Lippman, The Revised Ordinances of Salt Lake City, Utah, Embracing All Ordinances of a General Nature in Force December 20, 1892, Together with the Charter of Salt Lake City, the Amendments Thereto, and Territorial Laws of a General Nature Applicable to Salt Lake City, and the Constitution of the United States Page 284, Image 290 (1893) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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[Ordinances of Salt Lake City,] Misdemeanors, Discharging Air Gun, Flipper, etc., § 18. Any person discharging an air gun, sparrow gun, flipper, or other similar contrivance, within the limits of this city, shall be liable to a fine of not more than twen...

[Ordinances of Salt Lake City,] Misdemeanors, Discharging Air Gun, Flipper, etc., § 18. Any person discharging an air gun, sparrow gun, flipper, or other similar contrivance, within the limits of this city, shall be liable to a fine of not more than twenty-five dollars for every such offense.

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The Laws of Texas 1822-1897 Austin’s Colonization Law and Contract; Mexican Constitution of 1824; Federal Colonization Law; Colonization Laws of Coahuila and Texas; Colonization Law of State of Tamaulipas; Fredonian Declaration of Indpendence; Laws and Decrees, with Constitution of Coahuila and Texas; San Felipe Convention; Journals of the Consultation; Proceedings of the General Council; Goliad Declaration of Independence; Journals of the Convention at Washington; Ordinances and Decrees of the Consultation; Declaration of Independence; Constitution of the Republic; Laws, General and Special, of the Republic; Annexation Resolution of the United States; Ratification of the same by Texas; Constitution of the United States; Constitutions of the State of Texas, with All the Laws, General and Special, Passed Thereunder, Including Ordinances, Decrees, and Resolutions, with the Constitution of the Confederate States and the Reconstruction Acts of Congress Page 1061, Image 1063 (Vol. 9, 1898) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Unlawfully Carrying Arms, § 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas: That Article 318 of the Penal Code shall be and the same is hereby amended so as to hereafter read as follows: Article 318. If any person in this state shall ca...

Unlawfully Carrying Arms, § 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas: That Article 318 of the Penal Code shall be and the same is hereby amended so as to hereafter read as follows: Article 318. If any person in this state shall carry on or about his person, saddle, or in his saddle-bags, any pistol, dirk, dagger, slung-shot, sword-cane, spear, or knuckles made of any metal or any hard substance, bowie-knife, or any other knife manufactured or sold for purposes of offence or defense, he shall be punished by fine of not less than twenty-five nor more than two hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail not less than ten nor more than thirty days, or both by such fine and imprisonment; and during the time of such imprisonment such offender may be put to work upon any public work in the county in which said offense is committed.

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Arthur Loomis Sanborn, Annotated Statutes of Wisconsin, Containing the General Laws in Force October 1, 1889, Also the Revisers’ Notes to the Revised Statutes of 1858 and 1878, Notes of Cases Construing and Applying the Constitution and Statutes, and the Rules of the County and Circuit Courts and of the Supreme Court Page 2226, Image 848 (Vol. 2, 1889) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Carrying Concealed Weapons, § 4397. Any person who shall go armed with any concealed and dangerous weapon, shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail not more than six months, or by fine not exceeding one hundred dollars: provided, this ...

Carrying Concealed Weapons, § 4397. Any person who shall go armed with any concealed and dangerous weapon, shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail not more than six months, or by fine not exceeding one hundred dollars: provided, this section shall not apply to any policeman or officer authorized to serve process.

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Harry Toulmin, Ordinances of the City of Saint Paul, from May, 1887, to July, 1889 Page 90, Image 90 (1889) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Ordinances of the City of St. Paul, [Establishing and Fixing the License to be Paid to the City of St. Paul for Conducting, Managing or Carrying on Either or any of the Different Branches of Business Hereinafter Mentioned and Limiting the Duration Ther...

Ordinances of the City of St. Paul, [Establishing and Fixing the License to be Paid to the City of St. Paul for Conducting, Managing or Carrying on Either or any of the Different Branches of Business Hereinafter Mentioned and Limiting the Duration Thereof, and Also Repealing Certain Ordinances Herein Named,] § 2. The different and various kinds of business, employments and avocations for which licenses are hereby fixed and established, and the sum and amount of the license for each separate one are as follows, to wit: Gun powder ……………..$15.00.

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1889 N.C. Sess. Laws 820, An Act to Incorporate Mount Pleasant Baptist Chapel Church — In Ashe County, ch. 178, § 3.

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That it shall be a misdemeanor for any person to . . . fire off a gun or pistol in hearing distance of those assembled for or occupied in divine worship at said church.