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1863. March 3d, The treasurer was authorized to borrow six thousand dollars ‘to supply the deficiency in the amount expended in recruiting the city's quota of troops during the last year.’ September 21st, A memorial signed by Horatio Wellington and others was received, asking that the city purchase a lot in Woodlawn Cemetery for the burial of deceased soldiers belonging to Charlestown, the same to be ‘properly graded and adorned’; referred to a committee

1864. April 11th, The treasurer was authorized to borrow not exceeding ten thousand dollars for the payment of bounties to volunteers under the new call of the President for more men. July 25th, Voted, to pay each person whose name ‘is borne upon the list of enrolled citizens subject to a draft,’ who shall enlist for three years, or shall procure a substitute for that term of service, a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars, the same to be paid when the man is mustered in and credited to the quota of the city. The finance committee was authorized to borrow thirty-seven thousand five hundred dollars to pay the same. December 23d, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars to each volunteer who shall enlist for three years, eighty dollars for two years, and forty dollars for one year's service.

1865. January 9th, Messrs. Kent, Wilson, and Gilman, of the aldermen, Messrs. Smith (of Ward 1), Lawrence, Dunton, Hatch, Stover, and Daniels of the common council, were appointed a committee to have the charge and superintendence of recruiting volunteers, and determine the amount of bounty to be paid, not to exceed one hundred and twenty-five dollars to any one person; and the treasurer, under the direction of the finance committee, was authorized to borrow money to pay said bounties. The recruiting committee was authorized to employ a suitable person or persons to continue the correction and revision of the United-States enrollment-list of Charlestown. January 16th, A series of resolutions in memory of the death of Hon. Edward Everett was read by Alderman Kent, and adopted, of which we copy the following:—

Resolved, That the City Council of Charlestown have learned with unfeigned sorrow of the death of Hon. Edward Everett, which

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