An act for me killing of Woolfes
3 Bee it Enacted by the Lord Proprietary by and with the
Consent of this present Gennerall Assembly, That Every one
who shall kill a Woolfe and bring the head thereof to any of
the Commissioners shalbe allowed one hundred Pounds of
Tobacco from the County where the Wolfe shalbe killed, And
that such Com? to whom the Wolfes head shall be brought
shall Cutt out the Tongue of the said Head to prevent the
deceipt of Twice, or oftener paying for the same head. This
Act to Continue for three yeares or to the end of the next
Gennerall Assembly and no longer.
The Burgesses haue assented The Vpper howse have assented
Thorn Turner Cler. Philip Calvert
4 An Act Prohibiting Ground
Leaues and Seconds.
Bee it Enacted by the Lord Proprietary by and with the
Consent of this present Gennerall Assembly, That noe Person
wthin this Province shall make, or cause to be made, any Ground
Leaues or Second Cropps vpon any pretence whatsoever.
And if it be proved that any person Contrary to the true intent
of this Act shall presume to make any Ground Leaues or
Second Cropps being Lawfully convicted thereof, shalbe fined
for Every such Hogshed ffive hundred Pounds of Tobacco,
The one halfe thereof to the Lord Proprietary, the other halfe
to the Informer.
Provided allwaies that all Contracts and Covenants made
before the twenty fourth of September one thousand Six hundred
fifty Seven, not payable before the Crop in the yeare one
thousand [Six] hundred fifty Eight shall not be intended within
the Compass of this Act, but every such payer, or debtor shall
haue allowance in Consideration for Culling such Tobacco.
This Act to continue for three yeares, or to the End of the
next Gennerall Assembly and noe longer.