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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
ing seditious language. July 30th, State aid was directed to be paid to the families of drafted men. Ordered, that the bells be rung and a salute fired on the day of the Public Thanksgiving on the 6th of August. September 24th, The treasurer was directed to pay the Treasurer of the Commonwealth $15,450.68, under the laws in relation to the reimbursement of bounties. 1864. November 17th, Voted, that the poll-taxes of the returned soldiers belonging to New Bedford be remitted. 1865. January 7th, Appropriate resolutions were passed in regard to the death of Hon. Edward Everett, and Ex-Governor John H. Clifford was invited to deliver a eulogy on the life and character of the deceased. February 7th, The mayor recommended the ringing of the bells and the firing of one hundred guns in honor of President Lincoln signing the emancipation proclamation. April 10th, A committee was appointed to make arrangements to celebrate the fall of Richmond and the surrender of General Lee. April 1
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 6: Essex County. (search)
uring the same period was Daniel Granger. 1861. Governor Andrew, the day after his first inauguration as governor (January 5th), ordered national salutes to be fired at different places, on January 8th, in commemoration of the battle of New Orleans, and also in honor of Major Anderson's recent gallantry in removing his command from Fort Moultrie to Fort Sumter in the harbor of Charleston, S. C. Newburyport was one of the places where a salute was ordered to be fired. On the evening of January 7th the following resolutions were adopted by the city council of Newburyport:— Resolved, That while they would consider all the complaints made by the State which has voted secession and the other States that contemplate secession, and while they would urge upon our representatives and senators in General Court to repeal the Personal Liberty law, and upon our representatives and senators in Congress to prepare or accept such just and proper compromises as shall pacify the nation, they ac
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 15: Worcester County. (search)
ng men were then invited by the chairman to come forward and enlist. Several men responded and signed the papers. 1863. Nothing of importance appears to have been done by the town in its corporate capacity during this year. 1864. March 7th, Voted, to continue paying State aid to the families of volunteers. Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars to each volunteer who may enlist to the credit of the town, and the same amount to men who may be drafted. 1865. January 7th, The selectmen were authorized to deposit with the State Treasurer six hundred and twenty-five dollars for the purpose of procuring colored troops from the State agents; only one was obtained, and five hundred dollars were returned. Princeton furnished one hundred and twenty men for the war, which was a surplus of nine over and above all demands. One was a commissioned officer. The whole amount of money appropriated and expended by the town for war purposes, exclusive of State aid, w