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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
he 30th of August, when a report was made by the recruiting committee concerning enlistments, which was regarded as satisfactory. The town voted to direct the treasurer to borrow, not exceeding four thousand dollars, to pay the nine-months volunteers. On the 27th of September still another meeting was held, at which the treasurer was authorized to borrow more money for the payment of bounties to volunteers, and State aid to their families. 1863. A legal town-meeting was held on the 14th of December, at which the town appointed Allen Mason and Mason Brown agents to recruit seventeen men to fill the quota of the town under the new call of the President; and that they be allowed and paid two dollars and fifty cents a day while engaged in the work, and reasonable travelling expenses. 1864. Several meetings were held during this year to devise ways and means to encourage recruiting and to provide State aid for the soldiers' families, the last of which was on the 14th of June, when
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 6: Essex County. (search)
a sufficient amount of money to carry the foregoing votes into effect, and to confer with the Governor and with the authorities of Salisbury in regard to raising a full company for nine months service. September 18th, Another meeting was held, at which it was voted to pay a bounty of one hundred and fifty dollars to forty-two men, already in camp, as soon as they should be mustered in to the credit of the town; and the selectmen were authorized to borrow the money to pay them. 1863. December 14th, The town authorized the selectmen to advance to each recruit such an amount of money as they might deem proper, provided the recruit agreed to refund the same from his State bounty when received; and five hundred dollars were set apart for that purpose. A committee of six was chosen to co-operate with the selectmen. 1864. April 18th, The selectmen were authorized to borrow whatever sums of money they might require to procure recruits for the quota of the town, upon any call of the P
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 10: Middlesex County. (search)
heir quota, there was a unanimous yes! August 18th, Voted to pay a bounty of one hundred and fifty dollars to each volunteer who enlists for nine months to the credit of the town, and the selectmen were authorized to recruit three-years volunteers, still lacking to fill their quota, by paying whatever sum is necessary. 1863. August 3d, The selectmen were instructed to pay the same amount of State aid to the families of men who may be drafted as is paid to the families of volunteers. December 14th, A committee of five was appointed to present a subscription paper to every male citizen of the town whose name is not already upon said paper. 1864. March 26th, Voted, to raise not exceeding fifteen hundred dollars to refund to individuals the amounts they had paid voluntarily to aid recruiting. May 9th, Voted, to raise one thousand dollars to aid in filling the town's quota. August 1st, Voted, to continue paying a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer who may enlist to t
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 15: Worcester County. (search)
ilies was adopted, and ten thousand dollars were appropriated to carry into effect its provisions. November 5th, The selectmen were authorized to send agents to the seat of war to look after and take care of our dead and wounded volunteers. December 14th, Dr. Alfred Hitchcock presented resolutions requesting the trustees of the Public Library to take measures to collect and preserve in some permanent form all interesting facts, correspondence, trophies, &c., which will perpetuate to future ge August 18th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to volunteers for nine months service. 1864. August 20th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars to each of thirty-nine men to fill the quota of the town. December 14th, The selectmen were authorized to procure all the volunteers they might think the town will need to fill quotas under future calls. Spencer furnished three hundred and nineteen men for the war, which was a surplus of thirty-two over and ab