There were laws in some Georgia counties, mine being one, that prohibited pistols other than Colt or Remington revovlers.
The county archivist explained this to me in that those were expensive, high tickets items back then that no freedmen nor sharecropper could afford.
Haves and have nots again.
NRA Life Member
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