as afterwards reimbursed by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $484.01; in 1862, $3,137.93; in 1863, $3,901.81; in 1864, $3,834.27; in 1865, $2,218.47. Total amount, $13,576.49.
Incorporated June 11, 1762.
Population in 1860, 897; in 1865, 802.
Valuation in 1860, $415,746; in 1865, $372,790.
The selectmen in 1861 and 1862 were Eli A. Sylvester, Loren L. Tower, Samuel House; in 1863, Patrick Bryant, Samuel House, Chauncy Witherell; in 1864, Patrick Bryant, Ebenezer Edwards, Chauncy Witherell; in 1865, Patrick Bryant, Samuel House, Chauncy Witherell.
The town-clerk and town-treasurer during all the years of the war was Albert Nichols.
1861. No action appears to have been taken by the town in its corporate capacity during this year in relation to the war.
1862. At a special town-meeting held on the 5th of August, it was voted to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer who would enlist either for three years or nine months, when muster