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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
and 1865, Ira Chaffee. 1861. A general town-meeting was held on the 1st of May, to know what action should be taken in the present crisis in regard to organizing a militia company in Seekonk. After discussion it was voted to raise one. Tristram Burgess, Esq., gave his check for one hundred dollars in aid of the enterprise; and, on motion of Mr. Burgess, it was voted that, as part of the town may soon be set off to Rhode Island, a committee be appointed to raise money by subscription to armMr. Burgess, it was voted that, as part of the town may soon be set off to Rhode Island, a committee be appointed to raise money by subscription to arm and support the company, and that a roll be immediately opened for volunteers to sign. The meeting then adjourned until May 11th (in the mean time the company had been raised). It was voted that the company raised have the use of the town hall for drilling, but not to be used on Sunday evenings. On the 22d of May another adjourned meeting was held, but nothing of especial interest or importance was done. On the 5th of November a meeting was held, at which it was voted to pay State aid to th