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Enter in behalf of the Commonwealth upon any Land within the Limits aforesd belonging to the same, and to lease the same for any Term not exceeding three years

Provided that no lease by them made Shall Justify the Cutting of any Trees on the Land Leased or to be abar to the penalty provided in this Act for Trespassing on the Land of the Government

And the said Committee Shall as soon as may be State to the General Court the Several Claims of Individuals within the Territory aforesaid, the proper Extent of such Claims, the quantity Claimed distinguishing the Legal Claims from those to which the persons claiming Pretend In the House of Representatives Octo 23d 1783

This Bill having had three several Readings passed to be Engrossed Sent up for concurrence

Tristram Dalton Spk" In Senate Oct 24, 1783

Read the first time

Further Resolve Relating to Foregoing.

Oct 28th 1783 Whereas the Committee who were appointed by a Resolve of the General Court of May first 1781 for examining into all Trespasses and illegal entries on the unappropriated Lands belonging to this Commonwealth cannot execute the business that may arise in all the Eastern Countries with necessary dispatch — It is the opinion of your Committee that the last mentioned Committee be excused from attending to any concerns that may fall within their Commission in the County of Lincoln and that a Committee be appointed specially for the said County of Lincoln to do and execute all that in the said County which the Committee appointed by the Resolve aforesaid were impowered to do and execute in the said County of Lincoln

Resolved that the Committee appointed by a Resolve of the General Court of May the first 1781 for examining into all Trespasses and illegal Entries on the unappropriated Lands belonging to this Commonwealth be enjoined to compleat without delay in the Counties of York and Cumberland the business assigned them by said Resolve and one other Resolve of June the eleventh 1783 — and the said Committee be and they are hereby directed to lay out one or more Townships in the County of Cumberland if they shall judge it expedient and make Report of the same at the next sessions of the General Court

Resolved that the aforesaid Committee be and they are hereby discharged of any further execution of their Commission in the said County of Lincoln and no further —

Resolved that a Committee to consist of three Persons be appointed for the purpose of doing and executing all that in the said County

Thomas Mifflin to Governor in re Treaty of Paris.

Philadelphia November 23rd 1783 Sir

I have the honor to inform you, that Mr Thaxter, private Secretary to M' Adams, arrived last night from France; being dispatched by our Ministers at paris, with the definitive Treaty between America and Great Britain; which was signed on the third day of September —

I beg leave to congratulate your Excellency on this great event & remain with much respect & Esteem Your Excellency's ob' hble Serv!

Thomas Mifflin His Excellency The Governor of Massachusetts

Affidavits.

Warren December gth 1783 We John Willie and John Watson of Lawful age Testify And say that on this Eight Day of December We Saw William Lermond of Warren Serve the acting town Clerk (the Regular Chosen Clerk being at Sea) with a Copy a pettion and order of Court for having his Land Lying in Thomas town Annext to Warren

John Willie, John Watson

Warren December the 8 1783 Then the above Named John Willie and John Watson personally appeard and mad oath to above Deposition by taken and subscribed

Before me
Patrick Pepble Just. of Pease

Certificate in Favor Joseph Marquand.

Boston Septem. 24, 1783 This Certifies,

That the sum of One thousand five hundred & thirty eight Pounds, five shillings & seven pence, including Interest, is due to Mr. Joseph Marquand, for the Balance of his three sixteenth parts of the armed Ship Monmouth lost on the Expedition to Penobscott in the year 1779 — which Sum when paid will be in full for the same — £1538.5.7

Thomas Ivers / Comtee for Audits the Accts

Peter Roe Daltons of the late Board of War In Council Sept 25th 1783.

Ro & Advised that a Wt be drawn on the Treasury in full of the above Certificate agreeable to Resolve of 28th Jan' 1782.

John Avery Sec! · His Excellency the Governor & the Hon. the Council of the

Commonwealth of Massachusetts —

Certificate in Favor Ezekiel Tarbox.

Boston Sept 25. 1783 This Certifies

That the Sum of Fifteen Pounds, seven shillings & two pence, including Interest, is due to Ezekiel Tarbox, for his service as Master of the Schooner Nancy, a Transport lost on the Expedition to Penobscott in the year 1779 which sum when paid will be in full — £15.7.2

Thomas Ivers / Comtee for Audits the Acets

Peter Roe Dalton 1 of the late Board of War In Council Sept 27th 1783

Advised that a W' be drawn on the Treasury to Discharge this Certificate

John Avery Sec His Excellency the Governor & the Honble the Council of the

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Certificate in Favor Elias Haskell Derby.

Boston October 1st 1783 This Certifies

That the Sum of Five hundred & fifty Six pounds, Nine Shillings, for

- part of the Armed Ship Black prince, lost on the Expedition to Penobscott in the Year 1779. and One hundred & forty One pounds, Six Shillings, for Interest thereon Amounting to the Sum of Six Hundred & Ninety Seven pounds, fifteen shillings, is due to Elias Haskell Derby which when paid to Benja Goodhue Esq" will be for the same — £697.. 15.0 Thomas Ivers Commitee for Auditing Peter Roe Dalton, the Accounts of the late Board of War. His Excellency the Governor, and the Honble the Council of

the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

In Council Oct" 9 1783

Advised that a Warrant be drawn on the Treas' in full Discharge of this Certificate

John Avery Secy

Certificate in Favor Elias H. Derby.

Boston Octo 6, 1783 This Certifies

That the sum of seven hundred & forty eight Pounds, sixteen shillings & four pence, for one fourteenth & one hundredth & thirty second parts of the arm'd ship Hector, lost on the Exped" to Penobscott in the year 1779, and one hundred & ninety pounds, six shillings & four pence for Interest thereon to the first Ins' amounting to the sum of Nine hundred & thirty nine pounds two shillings & eight pence, is due to Elias H. Derby, which when paid to Benja Goodhue Esq" will be in full for the same — £939.2.8

Thomas Ivers Comtee for Auds the Accts of

Peter Roe Dalton, the late Board of War His Excell’ the Governor & the Hon. the Council of the Com

monwth of Massts In Council Oct 9 1783

Advised that a Warrant be drawn on the Treasury in full of this Certificate

John Avery Sec

Certificate in Favor Elias Haskell Derby.

Boston October 1st 1783 This Certifies

That the Sum of Two thousand and Thirty One pounds three Shillings for — – part of the Armed Brig" Defence Lost on the Expedition to Penobscott in the year 1779,

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