71.16; in 1864, $3,000.00; in 1865, $2,200.00. Total amount, $13,020.75.
The amount of money and clothing furnished by the ladies of the town for the Christian and Sanitary Commission was quite large.
Incorporated April 26, 1770.
Population in 1860, 1,953; in 1865, 2,048.
Valuation in 1860, $1,018,224; in 1865, $1,174,935.
The selectmen in 1861 were John Q. A. Lothrop, Solomon J. Beal, David Beal; in 1862, John Q. A. Lothrop, Solomon J. Beal, Fordyce Foster; 1863, Martin Lincoln, Charles Pratt, Ezra Brown in 1864, John Q. A. Lothrop, Solomon J. Beal, Ezra Brown; in 1865, John Q. A. Lothrop, Solomon J. Beal, Zaccheus Rich.
The town-clerk during all the years of the war was Newcomb Beal.
The town-treasurer in 1861, 1862, and 1863 was A. H. Tower, Jr.; in 1864 and 1865, A. J. Souther.
1861. The first legal town-meeting to act upon matters relating to the war was held on the 1st of May, at which it was voted that the appropriation for the payment of ten and f