From James Wood
In Council 8th. July 1793.
I do myself the honor of enclosing you the Copy of a Letter Just Received by express, from the Mayor of the Borough of Norfolk, with the Proceedings of the Court of Aldermen On the Subject of it. To Afford a Temporary Relief to the Distressed emigrants, the Executive have Directed two thousand Dollars to be immediately Advanced, which is to be Applied Agreeably to the direction of the Common-hall; and the Board have Approved the proceedings of the Court, in Accommodating the sick and wounded with the use of the Marine Hospital. I have the honor to be with great Respect Sir Yr. Mo Obt. Servt.
RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 13 July 1793 and so recorded in SJL. FC (Vi: Executive Letterbook).