, festivals, and contributions, about fifteen hundred dollars for the aid of the soldiers, which was sent to the Sanitary Commission in money, articles of clothing, &c.
Incorporated June 15, 1753.
Population in 1860, 957; in 1865, 1,115.
Valuation in 1860, $347,945; in 1865, $336,476.
The selectmen in 1861 were Elijah F. Porter, William Whittimore, Varnum V. Vaughan; in 1862, Elijah F. Porter, Samuel Adams, Varnum V. Vaughan; in 1863, Elijah F. Porter, Samuel Adams, Sylvanus Sibley; in 1864, Elijah F. Porter, Samuel Adams, Daniel V. Putnam; in 1865, Elijah F. Porter, Daniel V. Putnam, William S. Freeman.
The town-clerk during all these years was Royal Whittaker; the town-treasurer during the same period was Nelson Haskins.
1861. November 5th, Voted, to raise one thousand dollars for aid to the families of soldiers.
1862. April 7th, Voted, to raise fourteen hundred dollars for the same purpose.
August 9th, Thirteen hundred dollars were voted to pay a boun