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value of nearly twenty-five hundred dollars, exclusive of their own labor.
Incorporated Oct. 14, 1668.
Population in 1860, 6,154; in 1865, 5,944.
Valuation in 1860, $3,129,640; in 1865, $3,359,216.
The selectmen in 1861 were John Pickett, John Meacom, Robert S. Foster, Charles Moulton, Zachariah Cole; in 1862, John Meacom, John Pickett, Robert S. Foster, Augustus Moulton, Joseph Wilson; in 1863, John Meacom, Robert S. Foster, Joseph Wilson, John Ober, William G. Woodberry; in John Pickett, Robert S. Foster, Augustus Moulton, Joseph Wilson; in 1863, John Meacom, Robert S. Foster, Joseph Wilson, John Ober, William G. Woodberry; in 1864, Robert S. Foster, Joseph Wilson, Lawson Walker, James Hill, John T. Ober; in 1865, Joseph Wilson, Robert S. Foster, James Hill, Lawson Walker, Elijah E. Lummus.
The town-clerk during all these years was James Hill, and the town-treasurer for the same period was Robert G. Bennett.
1861. The first legal town-meeting, to consider matters relating to the war, was held on the 15th of May, the purpose being to see what measures the town would adopt to furnish uniforms and other proper art