1864, $624.50; in 1865, $300.00. Total amount in four years, $1,749.84.
The ladies of Richmond sent several boxes of clothing, books, dried fruits, sweetmeats, and other necessaries and comforts, to the soldiers in the field and hospitals, at different times during the war.
Incorporated March 6, 1762.
Population in 1860, 1,589; in 1865, 1,411.
Valuation in 1860, $544,922; in 1865, $612,943.
The selectmen in 1861 and 1862 were Lucian Hotchkiss, Edward C. Wolcott, Milton Abbey; in 1863, Lucian Hotchkiss, Edward Phelps, Joshua M. Sears; in 1864 and 1865, Samuel C. Parsons, Orlow Wolcott, Edward Ingham.
The town-clerk during all the years of the war was W. W. Langdon.
The town-treasurer during the same period was John O. Barker.
Sandisfield is one of the very few towns in the Commonwealth from which we have failed to obtain a full and consecutive narrative of its proceedings during the war. We know, however, in general terms, that meetings were held during