LAW RESPECTING THE CULTURE.
Titre 1, Chap. 1.
The proprietors and farmers of land are
bound to treat their respective labourers with
true paternal solicitude; an obligation which
it is greatly for their own interest to fulfil in its
2 Chap. 16 par. Page 5.
The law exacts from the labourers in return
a reciprocal attention to the welfare and interest
of the landlord and farmer.
Titre % Pa. 56.
In lieu of wages, the labourers in plantations
shall be allowed a full fourth of the gross pro¬
duct, free from all duties and expenses to the
time of removal.
Page 1, Art. 1. It is the King's express order,
that on every complaint of the cultivators against
their landlords and farmers, the lieutenant com¬
manding in the parish shall immediately attend
to the circumstances of the case ; and on proof
of the grievance, report to the general of the