An Act for Encouraging the Manufacture of Salt Petre and Gun Powder. . .Be it enacted, That no salt petre, nitre or gun-powder made and manufactured, or that shall be made and manufactured in this Colony, shall be exported out of the same by land or water without the license of the General Assembly or his Honor the Governor and Committee of Safety, under the penalty of twenty pounds for every hundred weight of such salt petre, ntire or gun-powder, and proportionately for a greater or lesser quantity so without license exported; to be recovered by bill, plaint, or information, in any court of record in this Colony by law proper to take cognizance thereof. . . Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That no powder-mill shall be erected in this Colony for the manufacture of gun-powder without the license of the general assembly, or in their recess the Governor and Council, first had and obtained under the penalty of thirty pounds for every such offence; to be recovered as the other forgoing personalities in this act are above directed to be recovered.