Total amount, $5,899.96.
Incorporated Nov. 25, 1761.
Population in 1860, 3,597; in 1865, 3,307.
Valuation in 1860, $1,309,890; in 1865, $1,306,545.
The selectmen in 1861 were Samuel H. Phelps, Lucas Gibbs, William A. Root; in 1862, Otis Lane, William A. Root, John H. Pepper; in 1863, Otis Lane, John H. Pepper, Darius Eaton; in 1864, Otis Lane, William E. Bassett, Andrew J. Harwood; in 1865, Charles A. Stevens, George Rich, Otis Lane.
The town-clerk in 1861 and 1862 was Francis Dewitt; in 1863, 1864, and 1865, S. B. Witherell.
The town-treasurer during all these years was Addison Sandford.
1861. A legal town-meeting was held on the 1st of May, at which on motion of W. S. B. Hopkins it was—
Resolved, That a sum not exceeding five thousand dollars be and hereby is appropriated to equip such volunteers as may be raised in said Ware to provide for their families in their absence, and for all purposes connected with the present war.
Resolved, That the town-treas