Whereupon the Board came to the following Resolution that every person Concerned shall make Oath before the Govr to the best of his Knowledge to the Truth of the Estimate made by him of his said Loss but that as the Government is not provided with a Fund to Defray such Charges that Copies of that Minute and an those thereunto Relating be signed by the Gorv in Order to be sent Home to enable the Sufferer to Solicit proper Compensations for the same and Duplicates of ye Several Estimates Sworn to as abovementioned to be Annex'd to sd Minutes And in Regard to Capt. John Gorham Relating to the laying out a Tract of Land on the Eastern Coast for his Bringing Familys from New England to settle thereon it is Left to the presidt to Transmitt it home & Represent thereupon What he shall judge proper.
By Order of His Honr the Presidt
& Command in Chief by and with the Advice
and Consent of Council.
Wm. Sherriff, Secty.