2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 97 - CRIMES
Chapter 39 - Dueling.
97-39-1 - Giving, accepting, or carrying challenge; advising, attending or aiding duel; penalty.

§ 97-39-1. Giving, accepting, or carrying challenge; advising, attending or aiding duel; penalty.
 

Every person who shall challenge another to fight a duel, or who shall send, deliver, or cause to be delivered, any written or verbal message purporting or intended to be such challenge, or who shall accept any such challenge or message, or who shall knowingly carry or deliver any such message or challenge, or who shall be present at the time of fighting any duel with deadly weapons, either as second, aid, or surgeon, or who shall advise or give assistance to such duel, shall, on conviction thereof, be fined in a sum not less than three hundred dollars nor exceeding one thousand dollars, or be imprisoned not less than six months in the county jail, or both. 
 

Sources: Codes, Hutchinson's 1848, ch. 64, art. 9(1); 1857, ch. 64, art. 51; 1871, § 2531; 1880, § 2745; 1892, § 1036; 1906, § 1114; Hemingway's 1917, § 840; 1930, § 865; 1942, § 2091.
 

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