David Zeisberger: A Life among the Indians

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APPENDIX D
Statutes Agreed upon by the Christian Indians at Lagundo Utenunk and Welhik-Thuppeek in the Month of August 1772 *
ZEISBERGER'S version recorded on August 29, 1772 (see Chapter 16, page 195).
1. Whosoever wishes to live here must worship God, our creator and Saviour, as the one and only God and must look for everything good, to him alone.
2. Nobody can live with us, who intends to go to heathen feasts and dances held at other places.
3. Nobody who wishes to bring rum here to get drunk, or to make others drunk, or who runs after rum at other places.
4. Nobody who keeps a whore or attemps to seduce the wives of others.
5. Nobody who deserts his wife, nor a wife who runs away from her husband.
6. No son or daughter who, after thorough admonition, wantonly disobeys parents.
7. No thief, nor any person who is in the habit of stealing.
8. Nobody who abuses or strikes his neighbor.
9. Nobody who employes objects of heathen superstition in hunting or in curing diseases, or gives them to others.
10. We will keep the Sunday holy, and will not hunt or work on Sunday, except out of love of neighbor, or from dire necessity.
____________________
*
Languntoutenunk (Lagunda Utenunk) is Friedensstadt, and Welhik Tuppek (Welhik Thuppeek) is Schoenbrunn. See Appendix A, numbers 16 and 17.

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