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k, J. D. Flagg, Thomas E. Bridge.
The town-clerk during all the years of the war was John W. Wheeler.
The town-treasurer during the same period was W. S. Ballou.
1861. May 6th, Voted, to raise five thousand dollars to arm and equip a company of volunteers, and to support their families.
One dollar a day was allowed each man for drilling for thirty days under a drill-master, and ten dollars a month while in active service, in addition to the Government pay. Davis Goddard, H. Baker, Rodney Hunt, Levi Kilburn, and Admiral A. Ward, were appointed a committee to carry the vote of the town into effect, and to see that the families of the volunteers were properly cared for. The following resolution was adopted:—
Resolved, That, in the present crisis of our national affairs (ignoring all political party divisions), it is the duty of all good citizens to come boldly forward and vindicate before the world the justice of our cause, and show our patriotism to the Union and its free i
75; in 1864, $1,826.86; in 1865, $1,000.00. Total amount, $6,403.07.
Incorporated May 8, 1781.
Population in 1860, 704; in 1865, 602.
Valuation in 1860, $232,771; in 1865, $201,657.
The selectmen in 1861 were J. R. Reynolds, Joseph Fisk, Alonzo Fleming; in 1862, Alonzo Fleming, Joseph Fisk, Adin Whitaker; in 1863, J. R. Reynolds, T. H. Bartlett, Clark Stone; in 1864, J. R. Reynolds, T. H. Bartlett, N. E. Sweetser, Alonzo Fleming, Dwight Gates; in 1865, Orin Andrews, Andrew BaJoseph Fisk, Adin Whitaker; in 1863, J. R. Reynolds, T. H. Bartlett, Clark Stone; in 1864, J. R. Reynolds, T. H. Bartlett, N. E. Sweetser, Alonzo Fleming, Dwight Gates; in 1865, Orin Andrews, Andrew Baker, Clark Stone.
The town-clerk in 1861 and 1862 was John Hunt; in 1863, J. H. Dodge; in 1864 and 1865, H. F. Brooks.
The town-treasurer in 1861 and 1862 was John Hunt; in 1863, J. H. Dodge; in 1864, Clark Stone; in 1865, George Fleming.
1861. The town appropriated one thousand dollars for the payment of State aid to the families of volunteers.
1862. Sometime during this year the town voted to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer who shall enlist in the military serv