ousand and sixty-two dollars and twenty-seven cents ($23,062.27). In addition to this, thirteen thousand three hundred and forty-three dollars and seventy cents were raised by voluntary subscription.
The amount of money paid during the war by the town for State aid to soldiers' families, and repaid by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $1,053.54; in 1862, $4,068.10; in 1863, $6,050.25; in 1864, $3,791.23; in 1865, $2,400.00. Total amount, $17,363.12.
Incorporated April 18, 1735.
Population in 1860, 4,317; in 1865, 3,962.
Valuation in 1860, $1,691,274; in 1865, $1,777,973.
The selectmen in 1861 were Jonathan D. Wheeler, Horace S. Warren, George W. Estabrook, John McClellan, Ashley W. Rice; in 1862, Jonathan D. Wheeler, John McClellan, Ashley W. Rice, Joseph B. Adams, Cyrus D. Aldrich; in 1863, John McClellan, Joseph B. Adams, Lowell White, Jasper S. Nelson, John B. White; in 1864, Joseph B. Adams, Jasper S. Nelson, William F. Slocum, George F. Slocum, Georg