Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $838.13; in 1862, $3,053,32; in 1863, $3,719.06; in 1864, $4,918.66; in 1865, $2,750.00. Total amount, $15,279.17.
Incorporated July 10, 1739.
Population in 1860, 3,186; in 1865, 2,842.
Valuation in 1860, $1,101,947; in 1865, $882,580.
The selectmen in 1861, 1862, and 1863 were Darius Miller, Nathaniel Sherman, Albert S. Hathaway; in 1864, Darius Miller, Nathaniel Sherman, Benjamin F. Gibbs; in 1865, George Sanford, Andrew S. Nye, Stephen Ellis.
The town-clerk and town-treasurer during all the years of the war was Alvin Gibbs.
1861. No special action appears to have been taken by the town in its corporate capacity in relation to the war during this year.
1862. March 23d, The treasurer was authorized to borrow money for payment of State aid to families of volunteers.
July 26th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer who enlists in the military service for three years when mustered in and credi