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  • Anti-dueling law repealed Today in Florida History February 08, 1832 - The Florida Territorial Legislature repealed an anti-dueling law on this date. This legislative measure effectively legalized dueling in the territory. For years, men would challenge each other to duels which often involved firearms, but might also involve hand to hand combat. This repeal of anti-dueling laws is evidence of the violent nature of dispute resolution amongst men in Florida...Read more

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