ALL trade with the Savages prohibited, as well publique as private.
NOE man shall goe or send abroade without a sufficient party well armed.
NOE man shall goe to worke in the grounds without theire armes, and a centinell uppon them.”
Full Text: 1631, VA, Acts 46-48
William Waller Hening, ed., The Statutes at Large; Being a Collection of All the Laws of Virginia, From the First Session of the Legislature, in the Year 1619. Published Pursuant to an Act of the General Assembly of Virginia, Passed on the Fifth Day of February One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eight, vol. 1 (New York, NY: R. & W. & G. BARTOW, 1823), 173. Acts 46-48. Dated by closest dated prior act, viz., Act 37, to March 2, 1631.