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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
in 1860, $1,365,550; in 1865, $498,844. The selectmen in 1861 were Francis Armington, Samuel Chaffee, Allen J. Brown; in 1862, Viall Medbury, Jonathan Chaffee, George H. Carpenter; in 1863, 1864, and 1865, Zebinia W. Brown, Samuel Chaffee, Willard C. Ormsbee. The town-clerk in 1861 was Henry H. Ide; in 1862, Jonathan Chaffee; in 1863, 1864, and 1865, W. C. Ormsbee. The town-treasurer in 1861 was Thomas W. Aspinwall; in 1862, John Hunt; in 1863, Ezekiel C. Cushing; in 1864 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 arm and support the