W. Wardwell, Sylvester T. Beers; in 1865, John P. Palmer, Sylvester T. Beers, Elbridge G. Foster.
The town-clerk in 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, and 1865, was John L. Segar.
Mr. Segar was in active military service for several months during the war. While absent, Samuel O. Ingalls filled the vacancy. The town-treasurer in 1861 was John Brooks; in 1862, 1863, 1864, and 1865, Holman Millett.
1861. The first legal town-meeting called to act upon matters relating to the war was held on the 10th of July, at which it was voted to pay aid to the soldiers' families to a larger amount than as provided by the act of the Legislature, passed at the extra session; and eight hundred dollars were appropriated for that purpose.
1862. On the 2d of April two thousand dollars were appropriated, and placed in the hands of the selectmen to be used by them as they should think best in aid of the families of soldiers belonging to Swampscott, independent of the State aid as provided by law. July—, The s