orized to borrow money to pay the bounties.
Another meeting was held on the 19th of August, at which it was voted to increase the bounty fifty dollars; and, at an adjourned meeting held on the 28th of November, it was voted to pay a bounty of two hundred dollars to each volunteer who shall enlist for nine months service, and be credited to the quota of the town.
The selectmen were authorized to borrow money to pay the same.
Godfrey C. Macomber, Charles G. Davis, Joseph R. Davis, and Adoniram Gilmore were added to the recruiting committee.
On the 29th of December the selectmen were authorized to borrow whatever sums of money may be necessary for the payment of State aid to the families of volunteers belonging to Acushnet.
1863. No action appears to have been necessary for the town, in its official capacity, to fill its quota and pay bounties and State aid during this year.
1864. A meeting was held on the 4th of April, at which it was voted to raise eight hundred dollars for t