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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
3,335; in 1865, $755,680. The selectmen in 1861 and 1862 were John Earle, Allen Mason, Seth Brown; in 1863, Allen Mason, Seth Brown, Phillip Buffinton; in 1864, AAllen Mason, Seth Brown, Phillip Buffinton; in 1864, Allen Mason, Seth Brown, Samuel Boyd; in 1865, Allen Mason, Seth Brown, Elijah P. Chace. The town-clerk during all the years of the war was James Mason. The town-Allen Mason, Seth Brown, Samuel Boyd; in 1865, Allen Mason, Seth Brown, Elijah P. Chace. The town-clerk during all the years of the war was James Mason. The town-treasurer in 1861, 1862, and 1863, was Joseph F. Chace; in 1864, John A. Wood; in 1865, Joseph G. Luther. 1861. A citizens' meeting was held on the 4th of May, thAllen Mason, Seth Brown, Elijah P. Chace. The town-clerk during all the years of the war was James Mason. The town-treasurer in 1861, 1862, and 1863, was Joseph F. Chace; in 1864, John A. Wood; in 1865, Joseph G. Luther. 1861. A citizens' meeting was held on the 4th of May, the day on which information was received that the President had made a call for seventy-five thousand troops for three years service. After discussion, the meeting vey to pay the same. Another meeting was held on the 9th of August, at which Allen Mason, Seth Brown, Nathan M. Wood, and Parker H. Weaver were appointed a recruitinl town-meeting was held on the 14th of December, at which the town appointed Allen Mason and Mason Brown agents to recruit seventeen men to fill the quota of the tow
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 12: Norfolk County. (search)
iment for the seat of war April 17th, and arrived at Fortress Monroe, Virginia, April 20th, 1861. It was the first loyal regiment that reached Virginia in the war. J. H. D. Blake, Jason G. Howard, Caleb Hollis, and Elisha Thayer were chosen to act with the selectmen in the distribution of the money. A committee of five was also appointed to collect money to cancel the debt of the Braintree Light-Infantry incurred in the purchase of a new uniform. Caleb Stetson, Alva Morrison, N. H. Hunt, A. Mason, and Asa French were appointed said committee. August 19th, The selectmen were authorized to borrow one thousand dollars to be expended for State aid to soldiers' families as provided by law. 1862. July 14th, Voted, to pay one hundred dollars to each resident of the town who shall within thirty days enlist for three years military service and be credited to the quota of Braintree. Four thousand seven hundred dollars were appropriated to pay the same. August 18th, Voted, to pay each re