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Year: 1890

1890 Okla. Laws 495, art. 47

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Sec. 1. It shall be unlawful for any person in the Territory of Oklahoma to carry concealed on or about his person, saddle, or saddle bags, any pistol, revolver, bowie knife, dirk, dagger, slung-shot, sword cane, spear, metal knuckles, or any other kind o...

Sec. 1. It shall be unlawful for any person in the Territory of Oklahoma to carry concealed on or about his person, saddle, or saddle bags, any pistol, revolver, bowie knife, dirk, dagger, slung-shot, sword cane, spear, metal knuckles, or any other kind of knife or instrument manufactured or sold for the purpose of defense except as in this article provided.

Sec. 2. It shall be unlawful for any person in the Territory of Oklahoma, to carry upon or about his person any pistol, revolver, bowie knife, dirk knife, loaded cane, billy, metal knuckles, or any other offensive or defensive weapon, except as in this article provided.

Sec. 3. It shall be unlawful for any person within this Territory, to sell or give to any minor any of the arms or weapons designated in sections one and two of this article.

Sec. 4. Public officers while in the discharge of their duties or while going from their homes to their place of duty, or returning therefrom, shall be permitted to carry arms, but at no other time and under to other circumstances: Provided, however, That if any public officer be found carrying such arms while under the influence of intoxicating drinks, he shall be deemed guilty of a violation of this article as though he were a private person.

Sec. 5. Persons shall be permitted to carry shot-guns or rifles for the purpose of hunting, having them repaired, or for killing animals, or for the purpose of using the same in public muster or military drills, or while traveling or removing from one place to another, and not otherwise.

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Sec. 7. It shall be unlawful for any person, except a peace officer, to carry into any church or religious assembly, any school room or other place where persons are assembled for public worship, for amusement, or for educational or scientific purposes, or into any circus, show or public exhibition of any kind, or into any ball room, or to any social party or social gathering, or to any election, or to any place where intoxicating liquors are sold, or to any political convention, or to any other public assembly, any of the weapons designated in sections one and two of this article.

Sec. 8. It shall be unlawful for any person in this Territory to carry or wear any deadly weapons or dangerous instrument whatsoever, openly or secretly, with the intent or for the avowed purpose of injuring his fellow man.

Sec. 9. It shall be unlawful for any person to point any pistol or any other deadly weapon whether loaded or not, at any other person or persons either in anger or otherwise.

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Mark Ash, The New York City Consolidation Act, as in Force in 1891: With Notes Indicating the Statutory Sources, References to Judicial Decisions, and All Laws Relating to New York City, Passed Since January 1, 1882, Together with an Appendix of the Royal English Colonial Charters of New York City Page 209, Image 233 (Vol. 1, 1891) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Ordinances of the City of New York, § 455. No person shall manufacture, have, keep, sell, or give away any gunpowder, blasting powder, gun-cotton, niro-glycerine, dualin, or any explosive oils or compounds, within the corporate limits of the city ...

Ordinances of the City of New York, § 455. No person shall manufacture, have, keep, sell, or give away any gunpowder, blasting powder, gun-cotton, niro-glycerine, dualin, or any explosive oils or compounds, within the corporate limits of the city of New York, except in the quantities limited, in the manner, and upon the conditions herein provided, and under such regulations as the board of fire commissioners shall prescribe : and said board shall make suitable provision for the storage and safe keeping of gunpowder and other dangerous and explosive compounds or articles enumerated under this title, beyond the interior line of low water-mark in the city and county of New York. The said board may issue licenses to persons desiring to sell gunpowder or any of the articles mentioned under this section at retail, at a particular place in said city to be named in said license (provided that the same shall not be in a building used in any part thereof as a dwelling unless specially authorized by said license), and persons so licensed may on their premises, if actually kept for sale, persons so licensed may have on their premises, if actually kept for sale, a quantity not exceeding at any one time, of nitro-glycerine, five pounds; of gun-cotton, five pounds of gunpowder, fourteen pounds; blasting powder, twenty-five pounds. . .

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Charles Stoers Hamilton, Charter and Ordinances of the City of New Haven, Together with Legislative Acts Affecting Said City Page 164, Image 167 (1890) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Good Order and Decency § 192. Every person who shall carry in said City, any steel or brass knuckles, pistol, or any slung shot, stiletto or weapon of similar character, or shall carry any weapon concealed on his person without permission of the M...

Good Order and Decency § 192. Every person who shall carry in said City, any steel or brass knuckles, pistol, or any slung shot, stiletto or weapon of similar character, or shall carry any weapon concealed on his person without permission of the Mayor or Superintendent of Police in writing, shall, on conviction, pay a penalty of not less than five, nor more than fifty dollars for every such offense.

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Charter and Revised Ordinances of Boise City, Idaho. In Effect April 12, 1894 Page 111, Image 112 (1894) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Use of Air or Spring Guns. § 9. Any person who shall carry, use for amusement or otherwise, or have in his or her possession, within the corporate limits of Boise City, the device or weapon commonly known as an air gun or spring gun, shall, upon c...

Use of Air or Spring Guns. § 9. Any person who shall carry, use for amusement or otherwise, or have in his or her possession, within the corporate limits of Boise City, the device or weapon commonly known as an air gun or spring gun, shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined in any sum not exceeding ten dollars, or be imprisoned in the city jail not more than five days, or be punished by both such fine and imprisonment.

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1890 Md. Laws 297, Sabbath Breaking, ch. 290, § 1

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No person whatsoever shall hunt with dog or gun on the Lord’s day, commonly called “Sunday,” nor shall profane the Lord’s day by gunning, hunting, fowling, or by shooting or exploding any gun, pistol or firearm of any kind, or b...

No person whatsoever shall hunt with dog or gun on the Lord’s day, commonly called “Sunday,” nor shall profane the Lord’s day by gunning, hunting, fowling, or by shooting or exploding any gun, pistol or firearm of any kind, or by any other unlawful recreation or pastime, and any person violating the provisions of this section shall, for every such offense, upon conviction before any justice of the peace for the county, forfeit the gun, pistol or other firearm used in such violation, and be fined not less than five dollars, nor more than thirty dollars. . .

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General Laws Relating to Incorporated Towns of Indian Territory Page 49, Image 45 (1890) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Revised Ordinances of the Town of Checotah, Ordinance Number 16, An Ordinance Relating to Public Safety, Be it ordained by the town council of the incorporated town of Checotah:... § 3. For any person to fire or discharge any cannon, gun, fowling ...

Revised Ordinances of the Town of Checotah, Ordinance Number 16, An Ordinance Relating to Public Safety, Be it ordained by the town council of the incorporated town of Checotah:… § 3. For any person to fire or discharge any cannon, gun, fowling piece, pistol or other firearms of any description, or fire or explode any squibs, crackers or other things containing powder or other combustible or explosive material in the limits of the town without permission from the mayor, which permission, when so given, shall limit the time of such firing, and shall be subject to be revoked at any time by the mayor. Provided that it shall not be a violation of this ordinance to sound an alarm of fire by the discharge of firearms

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General Laws Relating to Incorporated Towns of Indian Territory Page 37, Image 33 (1890) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Revised Ordinances of the Town of Checotah, Ordinance No. 11, § 3. To wear or carry any pistol of any kind whatever, or any dirk, butcher knife or bowie knife, or a sword, or a spear in a cane, brass or metal knuckles or a razor, slung shot, sand ...

Revised Ordinances of the Town of Checotah, Ordinance No. 11, § 3. To wear or carry any pistol of any kind whatever, or any dirk, butcher knife or bowie knife, or a sword, or a spear in a cane, brass or metal knuckles or a razor, slung shot, sand bag, or a knife with a blade over three inches long, with a spring handle, as a weapon.

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Act of Incorporation and By-Laws of the Village of Bradford Page 14, Image 15 (1890 ) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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[Ordinances of the Village of Bradford] By-laws, Miscellaneous, § 6. Any person who shall fire any cannon, swivel gun, pistol, torpedo, squib, cracker, or throw any fire ball, in any street, alley or lane, except by permission of the trustees, sha...

[Ordinances of the Village of Bradford] By-laws, Miscellaneous, § 6. Any person who shall fire any cannon, swivel gun, pistol, torpedo, squib, cracker, or throw any fire ball, in any street, alley or lane, except by permission of the trustees, shall be fined five dollars

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1890 Okla. Sess. Laws 474, Crime and Punishment: Of Crimes against the Public Health and Safety, ch. 25, art. 38, § 4.

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Every person who makes or keeps gunpowder or saltpeter within any city or village, and every person who carries gunpowder through the streets thereof, in any quantity or manner such as is prohibited by law, or by any ordinance of such city or village, ...

Every person who makes or keeps gunpowder or saltpeter within any city or village, and every person who carries gunpowder through the streets thereof, in any quantity or manner such as is prohibited by law, or by any ordinance of such city or village, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

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1889-1890 W. Va. Acts 173, Extra Sess. 1891, An Act to Amend and Re-Enact Section Eleven of Chapter Sixty-Two of the Code, Relating to the Protection of Birds and Game.

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11. . . . And it shall be unlawful for any person by the use of any swivel or pivot gun, or any other than the common shoulder gun, or by the aid of any push boat, or sneak boat, used for carrying such gun, to catch, kill, wound or destroy, or to pursu...

11. . . . And it shall be unlawful for any person by the use of any swivel or pivot gun, or any other than the common shoulder gun, or by the aid of any push boat, or sneak boat, used for carrying such gun, to catch, kill, wound or destroy, or to pursue with such intent upon any of the waters, bogs . . . or any cover to which wild fowl resort within this State, any wild goose, wild duck or brant.

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