had died in defence of their country in the military and naval service.
Incorporated Sept. 3, 1639.
Population in 1860, 2,752; in 1865, 2,465.
Valuation in 1860, $1,162,120; in 1865, $1,440,641.
The selectmen in 1861 were Elisha Taylor, Thatcher Taylor, Zadock Crowell; in 1862 and 1863, the same; in 1864, Zadock Crowell, Elisha Taylor, Samuel Matthews; 1865, Samuel Matthews, Braddock Matthews, Zadock Crowell.
The town-clerk and town-treasurer from 1844, and all through tElisha Taylor, Samuel Matthews; 1865, Samuel Matthews, Braddock Matthews, Zadock Crowell.
The town-clerk and town-treasurer from 1844, and all through the Rebellion to the present time, was William P. Davis.
1861. The first legal town-meeting, to consider matters relating to the Rebellion, was held on the 2d of May; at which the following resolutions were presented by Charles F. Swift, and unanimously adopted:—
Resolved, 1st, That we feel duly mindful of the sacrifices that were made by our fathers to establish the Constitution, and perpetuate the Union of the States, and that we remember with especial pride and pleasure the patriotic a