Every colonist shall take their due pains, and not loiter, or idly misspend the time appointed for work for the Company. The Governor shall not allow any of his Company to be negligent, and idle, or depart from his work.
Punishments included: for the first offense, the head tied to the feet for an entire night; and whipping for the second offense.
Threats to Masters
Servants may not threaten their masters or steal from their masters, or resist the authority of their masters.
Punished by whipping.
Unseemly, lustful, or other suspicious behaviors are against the law.
Punishments included whipping, fines, and paper stating the offense pinned to the chest at public meetings, or the Governor determined the punishment.