regular legal town-meeting held on the 9th of March, the town voted to raise one thousand dollars towards paying part of the expense for volunteers.
It was also—
Voted, That the town approve of the course pursued by our selectmen last year, in offering bounties for volunteers for the military service of the United States, so as to fill up the quotas of this town, as made out by our State authorities, and in answer to each of the calls made by the President for volunteers in July and August, 1862.
Voted, That the town assume the responsibilities of the selectmen for the expenses incurred by them in borrowing money to pay the aforesaid bounties; provided, the bounties paid to each volunteer actually accepted and sworn into service does not exceed one hundred dollars.
Toted, That the present board of selectmen be instructed to renew, with interest, the notes given by the past board of selectmen for such borrowed money, or otherwise take such action as will secure the desired r