Fifty pounds reward for an Indian scalp. (Sec.1.) That there shall be paid out of the publick treasury of this province unto any party or parties that shall voluntarily go forth at their own charge, by commission as aforesaid, in the discovery and pursuit of the said Indian enemy and rebels, for every man or woman of the said enemy that shall be by them slain, the sum of fifty pounds; and for every child of the said enemy under the age of ten years that shall be by them slain, the sum of ten pounds; and that such party or parties shall also have and keep unto their own use all plunder and prisoners by them taken of the enemy; and that there shall be likewise paid out of the publick treasury for every man or woman of the said enemy that shall be slain in the defence of any house or garrison attacked or otherwise, the sum of five pounds; all which aforesaid payments shall be made by order of the goverour and council, upon producing before them the scalp of any Indian slain as aforesaid, and upon oath made of the time, place and other circumstances relating thereto , and that it is the scalp of the Indian that was then so slain. And in case any person or persons shall be wounded in the aforesaid service, he or they shall be cured at the charge of the publick; and if maimed or otherwise disabled shall have such stipend or pension allowed unto him or them as the general court or assembly shall think meet. And the reward herein before granted shall be equally shared and distributed to and among all the persons of any party or parties that shall be in company at the killing any Indian as aforesaid, only the captain to have two shares and the lieutenant one share and halfe thereof; and the plunder and prisoners that shall be taken to be distributed in like shares and proportion, unless where any party or parties shall otherwise agree among themselves.