Valuation in 1860, $848,100; in 1865, $1,004,802.
The selectmen in 1861 were James Childs, Jeremiah Moore, Warren Davis; in 1862 and 1863, Jeremiah Moore, Jonathan Buttrick, S. R. Merrick; in 1864, George W. Howe, Jonathan Buttrick, S. R. Merrick; in 1865, Jonathan Buttrick, S. R. Merrick, L. L. Farwell.
The town-clerk during all the years of the war was I. L. S. Thompson.
The town-treasurer in 1861 was John W. Washburn; in 1862, 1863, and 1864, C. A. Pollard; in 1865, Solon Wilder.
1861. A large meeting of citizens was held on the 22d of April to consider matters relating to the war. The attack made upon the Massachusetts Sixth Regiment in Baltimore three days before was frequently referred to by gentlemen who addressed the meeting.
It was voted that a legal town-meeting should be called at once, and a committee was appointed to prepare business for the same.
Another committee was appointed to raise volunteers.
The legal meeting was held April 29th, when it w