lf of the soldiers, from the beginning to the end of the war; and sent forward to the front great quantities of undercloth-ing and articles for the hospitals, to the value of several thousand dollars. They held working meetings at least once a week, and much was done also in their families during the interval.
Incorporated Feb. 7, 1792.
Population in 1860, 671; in 1865, 687.
Valuation in 1860, $225,580; in 1865, $182;638.
The selectmen in 1861 were William O. Bassett, Charles Crittenden, Elijah Field; in 1862, William O. Bassett, A. G. Ayers, F. H. Sears; in 1863, Clark Sears, Edwin Scott, Willis Vincent; in 1864, Edwin Scott, Charles Baker, Elijah Field.
In 1865, Charles Baker, W. E. Mansfield, Elijah Field.
The town-clerk and town-treasurer during all these years was D. M. Baker.
1861. November 5th, Voted, to abate all the town taxes assessed upon volunteers belonging to the town who have entered the military service.
1862. August 29th, Three hundred dolla