were packed under the supervision of Miss Marcia A. Thomas, which she thinks may be safely valued at $75.00.
Can any thing better exhibit unconscious patriotism than these extracts?
Incorporated May 20, 1857.
Population in 1860, 1,483; in 1865, 1,451.
Valuation in 1860, $815,890; in 1865, $540,118.
The selectmen in 1861 were A. B. Hammond, Joseph E. Smith, Jarvis Ellis; in 1862, Joseph E. Smith, Nathan H. Barstow, Thomas P. Hammond; in 1863, 1864, and 1865, Josiah Holmes, Jr., Franklin Cross, Wilson Barstow.
The town-clerk during all these years was Thomas Nelson.
The town-treasurer for the same period Benjamin W. Shearman.
1861. No action was taken by the town, in its corporate capacity, in relation to the war during this year.
1862. July 18th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer, to the number of twenty, who shall enlist within the next sixty days for three years or the war.
The treasurer, with the consent of the sel