to the Christian Commission, several other boxes, far more valuable, were sent by them to the hospitals, of which no record has been preserved.
I remember one worth one hundred dollars, sent to Miss Dix at Washington.
As to the value and destination of the other boxes, or their number, I cannot speak definitely.
Incorporated Feb. 26, 1767.
Population in 1860, 1,711; in 1865, 1,667.
Valuation in 1860, $821,416; in 1865, $827,539.
The selectmen in 1861 were Phineas Cone, Luther Sears, Luther S. Butler; in 1862, Henry W. Taft, Luther S. Butler, William Deming, Jr.; in 1863, William Deming, Jr., Luther S. Butler, Chauncey E. Dewey; in 1864, William Deming, Jr., Phineas Cone, Chauncey E. Dewey; in 1865, Albert G. Belden, Chauncey E. Dewey, Luther S. Butler.
The town-clerk in 1861 and 1862 was William S. Tucker; in 1863, Willis C. Cook; in 1864 and 1865, David E. Bangs.
The town-treasurer in 1861 and 1862 was George J. Tucker; in 1863, 1864, and 1865, Josiah C. Arnold