fourteen dollars and twenty-six cents ($4,314.26) in money, with which they purchased material which they made into lint, bandages, and comfortable garments for the sick and wounded.
Incorporated Sept. 23, 1729.
Population in 1860, 1,624; in 1865, 1,568.
Valuation in 1860, $796,440; in 1865, $998,438.
The selectmen in 1861 were John W. P. Abbot, Jacob Smith, Eli Tower; in 1862, John W. P. Abbot, Jacob Smith, Phinehas Chamberlain; in 1863 and 1864, John W. P. Abbot, Edward Prescott, George B. Dupee; in 1865 John W. P. Abbot, George T. Day, William Reed.
The town-clerk during all the years of the war was Leonard Luce.
The town-treasurer during the same period was Sherman D. Fletcher.
We have not received so full an abstract of the patriotic record of Westford as we would have desired.
We know, however, that it was not behind any town of its size and wealth in the Commonwealth, in fulfilling every obligation demanded of it by the State or nation during the e