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ndred and fifty dollars. December 9th, The town voted to enlist volunteers for three years service and not for nine months, and to pay to each volunteer for that term a bounty of two hundred dollars.
1863. Several war-meetings were held during this year: recruiting, the payment of bounties to volunteers, and aid to their families were continued; but no special action was taken by the town, in its corporate capacity, in relation to the war.
1864. A legal town-meeting was held on the 9th of April, at which seventy-eight hundred dollars were appropriated to fill the quotas of the town under the calls of the President for men, Oct. 17, 1863, and Feb. 1, 1864.
Mr. Colly, the town-clerk, writes:—
I have sent you all the votes of importance relating to the war. Many other votes were passed, and much excitement existed during these years of trial; but they were so similar to the within, that to repeat them would be useless.
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