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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
t be necessary to pay bounties and prevent a draft. Meetings were held nearly every week during the summer and autumn to encourage recruiting. 1863. March 2d, Voted, to raise six hundred dollars to pay aid to the families of volunteers. This sum was increased in April and June fourteen hundred dollars, and on the 24th of October it was still further increased six hundred dollars. November 3d, The treasurer was authorized to borrow ten thousand dollars for recruiting purposes. 1864. April 14th, Voted, to appropriate seventeen hundred and fifty dollars to pay bounties to fourteen men. April 12th, Voted, to borrow fifteen hundred dollars to pay bounties to twelve men; voted, to assess the sum of two thousand nine hundred and fifty dollars to refund the voluntary tax, and for recruiting purposes. Several other meetings were held during the year, at which money was appropriated, and means taken to obtain volunteers to fill the quota of the town. 1865. January 9th, Voted, to rais
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 7: Franklin County. (search)
votes of the town for raising money for paying bounties. 1863. April 6th, Voted, to raise one thousand dollars to repay borrowed money, and that the same amount be assessed each year until the debt is paid. June 27th, The selectmen were authorized to borrow such sums as may be necessary to pay bounties to volunteers, and aid to their families. November 3d, The selectmen were directed to pay the same aid to the families of drafted men as is paid to the families of volunteers. 1864. April 14th, The assessors were directed to assess a tax sufficient to reimburse the money which had been advanced by citizens for war purposes, said payments to be due on and after Jan. 5, 1865; and a committee of three was chosen to audit all of these claims. July 30th, The selectmen were authorized to deposit one thousand dollars with the State Treasurer, to pay bounties for men recruited by the State and credited to the town. Four recruits were obtained from the State, and five hundred dollars w
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 10: Middlesex County. (search)
and be paid either to them or their families, as the selectmen may direct, subject to such discount for neglect of duty and disorderly conduct as in their judgment the case may demand. The treasurer was authorized to borrow, with the approval of the selectmen, five thousand dollars for military purposes. The selectmen were directed to pay members of the Woburn Mechanic Phalanx who do not belong to the town, as the officers may designate, the same compensation as those who do. 1862. April 14th, The treasurer was authorized to borrow money required to pay State aid to soldiers' families. September 2d, Voted, to appropriate seventeen thousand dollars for the payment of a bounty of one hundred dollars to each person (to the number of one hundred and seventy) who shall enlist for the term of nine months and be mustered in to the credit of Woburn. 1863. March 9th, Five hundred dollars were appropriated to aid the ladies of Woburn in the purchase of material to be made into garme
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 12: Norfolk County. (search)
r was given to the selectmen to fill the quota of the town in such way as they may deem best. State aid was voted to the soldiers' families. 1863. March 2d, Voted, to pay one hundred dollars to all volunteers belonging to that town who had not already been paid a bounty, either by Needham or any other place; also, to the legal heirs of those who have died, and an additional one hundred dollars where the deceased soldier leaves a wife or any children under twelve years of age. 1864. April 14th, Voted, to raise two thousand eight hundred and seventy-five dollars to refund money advanced by individuals for recruiting purposes, and two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars were appropriated for bounties. August 4th, The bounty to each volunteer enlisting for three years to the credit of the town was fixed at one hundred and twenty-five dollars, and so continued until the end of the war. 1865. May 22d, The selectmen were authorized to borrow a sufficient amount of money to reim
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 15: Worcester County. (search)
he service in which the Fitchburg volunteers have been or may be engaged. Voted, to put one thousand dollars into the hands of Thomas R. Boutelle, Alvah Crocker, L. H. Bradford, Henry A. Willis, and Hanson L. Reed, to relieve incidental wants of soldiers belonging to the town as they may judge best. The selectmen were authorized to pay the Soldiers-Aid Society $32.26 for expenses paid in sending packages of clothing to our soldiers, and any future expenses for the same purpose. 1862. April 14th, The selectmen were authorized to pay aid to the families and dependants of the soldiers of Fitchburg as their circumstances require. L. H. Bradford offered resolutions thanking the officers and soldiers belonging to the town for their bravery and good conduct at the battles of Roanoke Island and Balls Bluff, and expressing sympathy with the families and relatives of those who had fallen. They were unanimously adopted. July 19th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each vol