Second Militia Act of 1792


Second Militia Act of 1792
Image of the Second Militia Act of 1792 containing a mandate that individuals aquire a firearm
Source: "Laws of the United States," Columbian Centinel, June 2, 1792

Full text from United States Statutes at Large, Volume 1, 2nd Congress, 1st Session, Chapter 33:  "An Act more effectually to provide for the National Defence by establishing an Uniform Militia throughout the United States" (5 MB)