92; in 1863, $766.24; in 1864, $923.42; in 1865, $600.00. Total amount, $2,973.98.
The ladies of Erving contributed to the extent of their means and numbers to the comfort and well-being of our sick and wounded soldiers during the whole of the war. The money value of their contributions was about three hundred dollars.
Incorporated Sept. 28, 1793.
Population in 1860, 683; in 1865, 635.
Valuation in 1860, $380,385; in 1865, $390,569.
The selectmen in 1861 and 1862 were Leonard Barton, Samuel P. Stratton, Ezra O. Purple; in 1863, Henry Bascom, Samuel P. Stratton, Ozias Roberts; in 1864, Simon C. Phillips, Samuel P. Stratton, Ezra O. Purple; in 1865, Simon C. Phillips, J. B. Marble, A. C. Doane.
The town-clerk and town-treasurer during all of these years was Josiah D. Cummings.
The record of the war votes of Gill has been furnished in a form different from that of the other towns.
We are indebted to Mr. Cummings, town clerk and treasurer, for the following recor