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lth, was as follows: In 1861, $65.50; in 1862, $394.41; in 1863, $613.55; in 1864, $892.65; in 1866, $586.30. Total amount in four years, $2,552.31.
Incorporated Feb. 20, 1790.
Population in 1860, 1,793; in 1865, 1,791.
Valuation in 1860, $914,070; in 1865, $865,618.
The selectmen in 1861, 1862, and 1863, were Henry E. Marble, Alfred Pratt, Nathan A. Chase; in 1864, William P. Hood, William F. Hathaway, Marcus A. Brown; in 1865, William P. Hood, William F. Hathaway, William H. Pierce.
The town-clerk and town-treasurer during the years 1861, 1862, 1863, and 1864, was Leonard C. Pierce; in 1865, Elbridge G. Paul.
1861. The first legal meeting, to consider matters relating to the war, was held May 1st, at which it was voted to appropriate five hundred dollars to furnish uniforms for a military company; also, to pay each volunteer a bounty of twenty-five dollars, and to pay him twenty-six dollars a month, including his Government pay, while in active service.