ts and other comfortable things for them, which were forwarded at different times.
Incorporated April 2, 1731.
Population in 1860, 1,746; in 1865, 1,868.
Valuation in 1860, $1,030,743; in 1865, $1,115,026.
The selectmen in 1861, 1862, 1863, and 1864, were Henry H. Crane, Enoch Robinson, John D. G. Williams; in 1865, Henry H. Crane, Enoch Robinson, Thomas B. Johnson.
The town clerk and treasurer during the years 1861, 1862, 1863, and 1864, was Samuel Jones; in 1865, Dennis Rockwell.
1861. The first legal town-meeting, to consider matters relating to the war, was held on the 30th of April, at which it voted that each soldier of the Bristol County Brigade, who resides in Raynham, be paid the sum of three dollars a week from the time of the medical examination to the time when mustered into the service; after that, to their families, or to themselves, if they have none.
Also, fifteen dollars a month to each soldier until some uniform law is adopted regulating the