Powder, § 2, MASS ACTS (Rockwell & Churchill 1889) (Passed 1645).

"    ...2. And it is further Ordered, That no Perso (except for the defence of themselves and their vessels at Sea) shall transport any Gunpowder out of this jurisdiction, without License first obteined, from some two of the Magistrates, upon penalty of forfeiting all such powder as shall be transporting or transported, or the value thereof;"





William H. Whitmore, ed., The Colonial Laws of Massachusetts: Reprinted from the Edition of 1660 with the Supplements to 1672 Containing also, the Body of Liberties of 1641 (Boston, MA: Rockwell & Churchill, 1889), 186. Powder, § 2, Passed 1645.