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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 2: Barnstable County. (search)
ility of those individuals who have subscribed money for the payment of bounties to volunteers for nine months military service; also voted to pay each volunteer for nine months service, when mustered in and credited to the quota of the town, a bounty of two hundred dollars; also, to pay their families, and to those who have none, fifty dollars additional in money. The treasurer was authorized to borrow six thousand dollars for these purposes. 1863. At a legal town-meeting held on the 20th of July, the selectmen and John Nickerson were appointed to procure arms from the State or the National Government, and to do all such acts as may be necessary for the defence and protection of the town against the attacks of the enemy. Two thousand dollars were placed at the disposal of the committee. September 3d, The town appropriated $5,469.82 for payment of soldiers' bounties, in compliance with the 9th section of an act approved April 29, 1863; also voted, that the same provision be made
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
ates a sufficient sum to make his pay twenty-five dollars a month, exclusive of rations. B. Ewer, Jr., John A. Hawes, and I. F. Ferry were appointed a committee to obtain from the Commonwealth arms and equipments for coast and harbor defence. July 20th, The selectmen were authorized to borrow five thousand dollars to defray any expenses incurred, or which may be incurred, for the organization and maintenance of an armed police to guard against an attack from sea; said police to be discontinueting their pay; also, a bonus of fifteen dollars when mustered into the military service. Five thousand dollars were appropriated to carry into effect the foregoing votes, the distribution and expenditure of which were given to the selectmen. July 20th, Eight hundred dollars were apppropriated for State aid to the families of the soldiers, and on the 4th of November five hundred dollars more were voted for the same purpose. 1862. March 3d, Fifteen hundred dollars were appropriated for Stat
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 10: Middlesex County. (search)
es, B. L. Howe, and J. Todd were chosen to act with the selectmen as a recruiting committee. October 13th, The selectmen reported that the quotas of the town were one hundred and eighty-seven men, and that the town had then in the military service one hundred and twenty-five three-years volunteers, forty-eight nine-months, and eighteen enlisted but not mustered in. 1863. April 6th, The selectmen were authorized to use such sums as were necessary for aid to the families of volunteers. July 20th, They were directed to pay the same aid to the families of drafted men. November 23d, Charles H. Waters, B. L. Howe, Henry Butterfield, David McCaine, George W. Fiske, and Alonzo Simmons were chosen a committee to act with the selectmen in recruiting men to fill the quota of the town, and seven hundred dollars were appropriated for expenses. December 1st, Voted, that a sum not less than forty-five hundred, and not more than five thousand, dollars be placed at the disposal of the selectmen