& Cape bona Vista with a lesse number of men then twenty five who are to
bee of one intire Company And that noe ffishermen or Seamen carried out
as aforesaid bee or shalbee suffered to remaine in Newfoundland in the winter
after the ffishing voyage or Season is ended.
Eleventhly That the Admiralls viceadmiralls & Reare
Admiralls of & in every porte or harbour in Newfoundland for the tyme being bee & are
hereby authorized & required to p'serve Peace & good govenmt amongst
the Seamen and ffishermen in their respective harbours as well as on the shoare
to see the rules & Orders concering the regulaon of the ffishery duely putt in Execuon and to cause all Offenders to bee apprehended that they may be punished according to their demerittes.
Twelfthly That the Admiralls Vice Admiralls & Rear Admiralls in their respective harbours Bayes &c shall and they are hereby according to
auncie(nt) custome impowered to apprehend & secure all Offenders for any
Crime comitted in Newfoundland on shoare or att Sea & to bring them into
Thirteenthly That the severall Admiralls in their respective harbours
and Bayes in Newfoundland doe on or about the twentieth day of September
yeerly publish in their said harbours & upon the shoare these our Orders &
Comandes forbidding all seamen or ffishermen to stay or remaine in or upon
the said Newfoundland after the last day of October.
ffourteenthly That the said Admiralls doe yeerly keepe Journalls of
their proceedinges there And att their Return into England deliver Coppies
of them with an Account of the Number of Shipps Boates Stages Trainfattes
&c and of the Seamen & ffishermen belonging to & imployed in their respective
harbours unto our Councell for forreigne Plantaons. And lastly because there is at p'sent noe Court marshall in England wee doe therefore further
require & Comand That if any man in Newfoundland shall kill another Or
if any shall secretly or forceably steale the goodes of any other to the value
of forty shillinges hee shall forthwith be apprehended & arrested deteyned &
brought Prisoner into England and the Crime comitted by him made known
to one of our Principall Secretaries of State To the end that due Order may be
given to punish such Offenders according to law In Wittness &c Wittnes the
King at Westm the twenty seventh day of January
by Writt of Privy Seale.