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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
idge Sweet, James W. White; in 1864, William B. Bates, Elbridge Sweet, William Robinson; in 1865, Elbridge Sweet, William Robinson, E. Copeland. The town-clerk and town-treasurer during all of these years was E. M. Reed. 1861. April 29th, Five thousand dollars were appropriated to pay each inhabitant of the town, when called into service, fifteen dollars, and fifteen dollars a month while in the service; also, to furnish one outfit for each man. James W. White, William Robinson, William C. Bessom, Daniel W. Dean, and Nathaniel Whitmore were appointed to have charge of the appropriation, and to carry out the votes of the town. July 29th, What remained of the five thousand dollars was appropriated to pay State aid to the families of soldiers. 1862. March 3d, The selectmen were authorized to borrow money to pay State aid to the families of volunteers during the year. July 28th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred and seventy-five dollars to each volunteer who shall enlist f