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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
special meeting on the 3d of August, the town voted to pay its proportion of money to the State treasurer, in accordance with section 9 of chapter 116 of the Acts of 1863. Also to pay State aid to the families of drafted men. 1864. On the 29th of March the town voted to refund to citizens the money they had contributed to pay bounties and encourage recruiting to fill the quota of the town on the last call of the President for volunteers. The treasurer was authorized to borrow the money. Oen thousand dollars. 1864. February 13th, The selectmen were directed to make an equitable apportionment among the citizens of the town upon the property and polls, for the sum of two thousand dollars to be expended in procuring volunteers. March 29th, The treasurer was authorized to borrow $5,125, to pay the expense of filling the quota of the town under the pending call of the President for five hundred thousand men. June 17th, The selectmen were directed to borrow, not exceeding ten thous
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 6: Essex County. (search)
a is filled; and the treasurer was directed to borrow two thousand dollars to meet the increased expenditure. September 15th, The treasurer was directed to borrow a larger sum for the payment of bounties to volunteers and State aid to their families. 1863. No action appears to have been necessary by the town, in its corporate capacity, during this year in relation to the war, though recruiting was continued, and State aid was paid to the soldiers' families as before. 1864. On the 29th of March the selectmen were directed to keep on recruiting, and to fill the quota of the town on the best possible terms. This course appears to have been pursued until the end of the war. West Newbury furnished two hundred and sixty-seven men for the war, which was a surplus of thirty-four over and above all demands. Twelve were commissioned officers. The total amount of money appropriated and expended by the town on account of the war, exclusive of State aid, was thirty-six thousand two h
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 7: Franklin County. (search)
by rebels. The selectmen of Buckland appointed twenty night police to protect the bridges and other property in the town. August 4th, Voted, to pay the same aid to the families of drafted men as was paid to the families of volunteers. December 12th, Voted, that the town authorize the selectmen to use all lawful means to procure volunteers, and that the town shall pay their expenses. 1864. March 7th, Voted, that the account for recruiting ($3,532.55) be allowed and placed on record. March 29th, The selectmen were authorized to borrow twenty-five hundred dollars for military purposes. May 23d, Voted, to raise seventy-six hundred and twenty-five dollars to procure volunteers, and the selectmen were to hire substitutes at the lowest possible expense. They were also authorized to borrow money and keep on recruiting until the end of the war. It was also voted unanimously to refund all money advanced by citizens to procure volunteers. Other meetings were held, but nothing of genera
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 10: Middlesex County. (search)
he selectmen were authorized to borrow money to pay the same. 1863. April 6th, The treasurer was authorized to borrow money for the payment of aid to the families of volunteers; also to assess a tax of one thousand dollars to pay the amount borrowed for war purposes. November 3d, Voted, to pay the widows of Henry Hosmer and D. V. Cone their proportion of State aid between the death of their husbands and the time the law was made allowing State aid to widows. 1864. Meetings were held March 29th and June 3d, at which measures were adopted to procure volunteers to fill the quota of the town, and the treasurer authorized to borrow money to pay bounties. 1865. January 4th, Voted, to raise by taxation six hundred dollars, exempting from tax those who in any way are represented in the military service of the United States. Several acts of the Legislature amendatory of the State-aid law were adopted by the town. Bedford furnished ninety-five men for the war, which was a surplus o