The ladies of North Chelsea held meetings from time to time, and forwarded clothing, lint, and supplies of various kinds by committees chosen for that purpose.
Incorporated March 27, 1852.
Population in 1860, 544; in 1865, 634.
Valuation in 1860, $450,000; in 1865, $406,239.
The selectmen in 1861 were John Belcher, David Floyd, Richard Shackford; in 1862 and 1863, John Belcher, Richard Shackford, David P. Matthews; in 1864, A. Richardson, Sylvanus Payne, P. P. Floyd; in 1865, John Belcher, Sylvanus Payne, William H. Long.
The town-clerk in 1861, 1862, and 1863 was Warren Belcher; in 1864 and 1865, E. Floyd.
The town-treasurer in 1861 and 1862 was E. Floyd; in 1863, 1864, and 1865, John Floyd.
Winthrop furnished seventy-two men for the war, which was a surplus of eight over and above all demands.
Two were commissioned officers.
The whole amount of money appropriated and expended by the town on account of the war, exclusive of State aid, was t