. 13 & 14 Car. 2, c. 11, §5(2) (1662), set out in text at note 4092
below as JA
copied it. For confusion introduced by variant spellings of “assistance,” see note
below. §4 of the Act provided for search of vessels at any time without a warrant.
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014.