be honorably discharged, or to his lawful heirs, whether they belong to the town of Barnstable or not.
It was also voted to pay ten dollars extra to each of the first twenty-four persons who may volunteer from Barnstable.
The selectmen were authorized to borrow whatever sums of money might be necessary for the payment of these bounties; also five thousand dollars for State aid to the families of volunteers, as provided by act of the Legislature, sec. 1, chapter 66, of the acts of 1862. August 16th, It was voted to pay each volunteer for three years military service one hundred dollars, when mustered in and credited to the quota of Barnstable, and fifty dollars to him, or his legal representatives, at the expiration of the term for which he enlisted.
The following resolutions were read, and unanimously adopted:—
Resolved, That the citizens of Barnstable fully appreciate the heroic patriotism and noble principle of those of her sons who have enlisted to make up the quota aske