617,596; in 1865, $700,165.
The selectmen from February, 1861, to February, 1864, were Edward Hopkins, Robert G. Paine, Jeremiah Hawes.
In 1864, Mr. Hawes retired from office; and Jonathan Chipman was elected in his place, who with the others remained in office until February, 1865.
The town-clerk and town-treasurer during all the years of the war was Noah Swett.
1861. Several members of the Third Regiment Massachusetts Militia, which left the State April 17th and arrived at Fortress Monroe, Va., on the 20th, belonged to Wellfleet.
On The—of May, a meeting was held, at which a vigilance committee was appointed; and a vote was passed to request the Governor to furnish arms for a military company then being organized in the town.
At this time a large proportion of the young men belonging to Wellfleet were engaged in sea service. June 3d, The town appropriated seven hundred dollars, subject to the order of the Governor, to sustain the credit of the State, and three hundred d