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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
The treasurer was authorized to borrow $5,125, to pay the expense of filling the quota of the town under the pending call of the President for five hundred thousand men. June 17th, The selectmen were directed to borrow, not exceeding ten thousand dollars, for procuring volunteers from time to time, as they may be called for. December 12th, Voted, to assess a tax upon the property and polls of the town sufficient to pay for the town's quota, under the next call of the President. 1865. October 16th, A sum not to exceed five thousand dollars was appropriated to reimburse citizens for money expended by them in procuring volunteers in the year 1864. Mansfield, according to the return made by the selectmen in 1866, furnished two hundred and forty men for the war; which was the true number, and was a surplus of seventeen over and above all demands. Thirteen were commissioned officers. The whole amount of money appropriated and expended by the town on account of the war, exclusive o
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 6: Essex County. (search)
blic Property was directed to cause the American flag to be displayed from the city hall. July 13th, The State aid to families of soldiers was directed to be paid as provided by law. A committee was appointed to make arrangements for a public reception of the two Lynn companies on their return from their three months service, who reported on the 17th in favor of the reception. Five hundred dollars were appropriated for that purpose, and a committee appointed to make proper arrangements. October 16th, Eight thousand dollars were appropriated for aid to soldiers' families, and on December 12th five thousand additional for the same purpose. 1862. January 8th, Ten thousand dollars, and on March 5th twenty-five thousand dollars, were appropriated for aid to soldiers' families. A special meeting was held March 7th, at which resolutions were reported by a committee and unanimously adopted, a portion of which are as follows:— Whereas the city council of Lynn has heard with profound gri