Records Of The Colony Of New Plymouth In New England Page 177, Image 183 (1856) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

  • Year:
  • 1675

[Laws of the Colony of Plymouth] (1675). It is ordered by the Court, that whoever shall shoot of any gun on any necessary occasion, or at any game whatsoever, except at an Indian or a wolf, shall forfeit five shillings for every such shot, till further liberty shall be given.