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measures of the Government of this State or of the United States; or shall, directly or indirectly, sell or transport, or attempt to transport, to such enemy or rebels arms, munitions of war, or provisions or supplies of any kind, shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars, or imprisoned in the State prison not less than three nor more than seven years, or both.

REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE (1893).

OFFENSES AGAINST THE SOVEREIGNTY OF THE STATE.

SECTION 1. Every person who shall commit treason against the State shall be deemed guilty of felony, and shall suffer death.

REVISED STATUTES OF FLORIDA (1892).

CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.

OFFENSES AGAINST THE SOVEREIGNTY OF THE STATE.

2372. Treason.—Treason against the State shall consist only in levy. ing war against the same, or in adhering to the enemies thereof, or giv. ing them aid and comfort. Whoever commits treason against this State shall be punished by imprisonment in the State prison for life at hard labor.

2373. Misprision of treason.—Whoever having knowledge of the commission of treason conceals the same and does not as soon as may be disclose and make known such treason to the governor or one of the justices of the supreme court or a judge of the circuit court, shall be judged guilty of the offense of misprision of treason and be pun. ished by imprisonment in the State prison not exceeding five years or by fine not exceeding one thousand dollars.

2374. Combination to usurp government.--If two or more persons shall combine by force to usurp the government of this State, or to overturn the same, or interfere forcibly in the administration of the government, or any depaatment thereof, the person so offending shall be punished by imprisonment in the State prison not exceeding ten years.

2375. Combination against part of the people of the State.--If two or more persons shall combine to levy war against any part of the people of this State, or to remove them forcibly out of this State, or to remove them from their habitations to any other part of this State by force, or shall assemble for that purpose, every person so offending shall be punished by imprisonment in the State prison not exceeding five years, or by fine not exceeding one thousand dollars.

2376. Exciting insurrection.-If any person shall excite an insurrection or sedition amongst any portion or class of the population of this State, or shall attempt by writing, speaking, or by any other means to excite such insurrection or sedition, the person or persons so offending shall be punished by imprisonment in the State prison not exceeding twenty years.

CODE OF GEORGIA.

CONSTITUTIONAL PROVISION.

5724. Treason.—Treason against the State of Georgia shall consist in levying war against her, adhering to her enemies, giving them aid and comfort. No person shall be convicted of treason, except on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or confession in open court.

ILLINOIS STATUTES (1898).

TREASON.

CRIMINAL CODE.

264. Punishment.-Treason shall consist in levying war against the government and people of this State in the same, or being adherent to the enemies of this State, giving them aid, advice, and comfort in this State or elsewhere. Any person being thereof duly convicted of open deed by two or more witnesses or voluntary confession in open court, shall suffer the pains and penalties of death; and when the overt act of treason shall be committed without the limits of this State, the person charged therewith may be arrested, tried, and punished in any county in this State, within the limits of which he may be found ; and the offense may be charged to have been committed in the county where he may be arrested.

265. Misprision of treason.-Misprisions of treason shall consist in the knowledge and concealment of treason, without otherwise assenting to or participating in the crime. Any person found guilty thereof shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary not exceeding two years.

REVISED STATUTES OF INDIANA (1881).

PROVISIONS OF THE CONSTITUTION. 73. Treason.Treason against the State shall consist only in levying war against it, and in giving aid and comfort to its enemies.

STATUTORY PROVISIONS—CRIMES AGAINST THE STATE.

1902. Treason.—1. Whoever levies war against this State, or knowingly adheres to its enemies, giving them aid or comfort, is guilty of treason against the State of Indiana, and, upon conviction thereof, shall suffer death or be imprisoned in the State prison during life, in the discretion of the jury.

1903. Misprision of Treason.—2. Whoever, having knowledge that any person has committed treason or is about to commit treason against this State, willfully omits or refuses to give information thereof to the governor or some judge of the State, as soon as may be, is guilty of misprision of treason, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be imprisoned in the State prison for any period not exceeding twentyone years and fined in any sum not exceeding ten thousand dollars, and shall also be disfranchised and rendered incapable of holding any office for any period not less than ten years.

STATUTES OF THE INDIAN TERRITORY.

CHAPTER 19.

CRIMINAL LAW. IV.--Treason and misprision of treason. SEC. 855. Treason against the State shall consist only in levying war against the State, or adhering to its enemies, giving aid and comfort. No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act or his own confession in open court.

SEC. 856. Any person convicted of treason shall suffer death. · SEC. 857. Misprision of treason shall consist in the knowledge and concealment of treason actually committed by others, without otherwise assenting to or participating in the crime.

SEC. 858. Any person duly convicted of misprision of treason shall be punished by fine not exceeding one thousand dollars and imprisonment not exceeding one year.

CODE OF IOWA.

PROVISIONS OF THE CONSTITUTION.

SEC. 16. Treason.—Treason against the State shall consist only in levying war against it, adhering to its enemies, or giving them aid or comfort. No person shall be convicted of treason, unless on the evidence of two witnesses to the same overt act, or confession in open court.

PROVISIONS OF THE CRIMINAL CODE.

TITLE XXIV.-OF CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS.

CHAPTER I.-Of offenses against the sovereignty of the State. 5125. Treason.—Whoeveris guilty of treason, by levying war against the State, or adhering to its enemies, giving them aid and comfort, shall be punished by imprisonment for life at hard labor in the State penitentiary. Treason is not a bailable offense.

5126. Misprision of treason.-If any person have knowledge of the commission of the crime of treason against the State and conceal the same, and not as soon as may be disclose such offense to the governor or some judge within the State, he is guilty of misprision of treason, and shall be fined not exceeding one thousand dollars, or be imprisoned in the penitentiary not exceeding three years nor less than one year.

GENERAL STATUTES OF KANSAS (1897).
CHAPTER 100.—OF CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS.

ARTICLE 1.Offenses against government. SECTION 1. Every person who shall be convicted of treason against the State shall suffer death.

SEC. 2. Misprision of treason shall consist in being a party to any treasonable purpose against this State, or in having and holding cor

respondence countenancing such treasonable purpose with any person or persons who shall be engaged in setting the same upon foot against the State, or in having knowledge of the existence of a treasonable purpose, or of an act of treason against the State, and failing speedily to make the same known to the governor of this State, and shall, upon conviction, be punished by confinement in the penitentiary for not less than one year nor more than ten years.

SEC. 3. Any citizen of this State who shall join any society or organization the object of which shall be to produce an insurrection or to revolutionize the government of this State or of the United States, or shall furnish arms or military stores to the enemies of this State or of the United States, knowing them to be such, shall upon conviction be punished by confinement in the penitentiary for not less than one nor more than ten years.

SEC. 4. Any person who shall, within the limits of this State, assist in raising the flag of any nation or body of men who are at war with this State or the United States, or shall wear any cockade, badge, or device, intending thereby to show his sympathy with or his adherence to the enemies of this State or the United States, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction before a justice of the peace shall be punished by a fine of not less than twenty-five nor more than one hundred dollars.

SEC. 5. Whenever either of the crimes described in the first, second, and third sections of this act shall be committed by a citizen of this State, without the limits of the same, the person charged therewith may be arrested, tried, and punished in any county of this State within the limits of which he may be found, and the offense may be charged to have been committed in the county in which he is arrested.

REVISED LAWS OF LOUISIANA.

PROVISIONS OF THE CRIMINAL CODE-OFFENSES AGAINST THE STATE

AND PUBLIC JUSTICE.

855. Treason defined.-Treason against the State shall consist only in levying war against it, or in adhering to its enemies, giving them aid and comfort. No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or his own confession in open court. Whoever shall be guilty of the crime of treason, on conviction, shall suffer death.

856. Misprision of crimes.-If any person having knowledge of the commission of any crime punishable with death, or imprisonment at hard labor, shall conceal and not disclose it to some committing magistrate or district attorney, on conviction he shall be fined not exceeding three hundred dollars, and imprisoned at hard labor or otherwise not exceeding twelve months, at the discretion of the court.

REVISED STATUTES OF MAINE (1883).

TITLE ELEVEN.

CHAPTER 117.- Offences against the sovereignty of the State. SEC. 1. Treason consists in levying war against the State, adhering to its enemies, and giving them aid and comfort. No person can be convicted of it without the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or confession in open court. Its punishment is imprisonment for life.

SEC. 2. Misprision of treason consists in a knowledge that treason has been, or is to be committed, and in the concealment of it, or in omission to give information thereof to the governor, a judge of a court of record, or a justice of the peace. No person can be convicted of it without the testimony of two witnesses, but one of them may testify to one and another to a different overt act of the same species of treason, or by confession in open court. Its punishment is imprisonment not exceeding five years, or fine not exceeding one thousand dollars.

PUBLIC GENERAL LAWS OF MARYLAND.

TREASON.

264. If any person shall levy war against this State, or shall adhere to the enemies thereof, whether foreign or domestic, giving them aid or comfort, within this State or elsewhere, and shall be thereof convicted, on confession in open court or on the testimony of two witnesses, both of them to the same overt act, he shall suffer death, or be sentenced to confinement in the penitentiary for not less than six nor more than twenty years, at the discretion of the court.

265. If any person shall provide or procure money, goods, or other property, or effects (other than munitions of war) to be used in the levy. ing of war against this State, or in giving aid or comfort to the enemies of this State, within this State or elsewhere, and be convicted thereof, he shall be sentenced to imprisonment in the common jail of the county or city wherever he may be convicted for a term not exceeding six months, or to a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars, at the discretion of the court; and if the property or effects so provided or procured consist in part or in the whole of munitions of war, the person so providing or procuring such munitions of war shall, on conviction thereof, be sentenced to confinement in the penitentiary for a term not less than six months or more than two years, or to a fine not less than one hundred nor more than five hundred dollars, at the discretion of the court; and in any and every case the money, goods, property, or effects, so provided or procured, shall be forfeited to the use of the State.

266. If any person or persons shall wilfully and for the purpose of promoting rebellion or war against this State burn or destroy any bridge, viaduct, culvert, structure, rails, ferryboat, or other property belonging to and being part of any highway or railroad within this State, or engine, car, vehicle, or property belonging to or being part of any highway or railroad within this State, or engine, car, vehicle, or property belonging to or used or employed upon any railroad within this State, or shall destroy any dam, lock, abutment, towingpath, wasteweir, or feeder of any canal, or any boat, vessel, or other property belonging to or used or employed thereon, within this State, every such person upon conviction thereof shall be sentenced to undergo confinement in the penitentiary for a term not less than two or more

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