$300.00. Total amount, $833.23.
Incorporated June 4, 1686.
Population in 1860, 2,456; in 1865, 2,294.
Valuation in 1860, $1,323,308; in 1865, $1,375,661.
The selectmen in 1861, 1862, and 1863, were Thomas Lewis, Jr., Prince G. Moore, Silas J. Eldred; in 1864 and 1865, Thomas Lewis, Jr., Prince G. Moore, Zenas Hamblin.
The town-clerk and town-treasurer during all the years of the war was Thomas Lewis, Jr.
1861. The following extract from a letter which we received in 1867 from Thomas Lewis, Jr., chairman of the selectmen, town-clerk and town-treasurer all through the war, in regard to Falmouth, will apply to almost every town in Barnstable County:—
At the time of the breaking out of the Rebellion, most of our young men were pursuing their peculiar avocations upon the seas, and most of them on long voyages; nevertheless we were able to fulfil all the requirements of the State and General Governments in furnishing men for the war, and when the struggle was