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1863. March 2d, A similar vote was passed in regard to paying bounties ‘to complete the quota of the town;’ also, to authorize the treasurer ‘to settle the volunteer bounty tax with the Treasurer of the Commonwealth by securing the balance due the town.’

1864. April 23d, Voted, to raise four hundred and fifty dollars to reimburse individual citizens who had contributed money to fill the quota of the town in 1863, and the selectmen were authorized to keep on recruiting to fill any quota until March, 1865; the bounty not to exceed one hundred dollars.

1865. November 7th, Voted, ‘to refund the money paid by subscription in 1864 for the purpose of filling the town's quota under the call of the President, June 16th, 1864.’

Dunstable furnished seventy-two men for the war, which was a surplus of ten over and above all demands. There were no commissioned officers. The whole amount of money appropriated and expended by the town on account of the war, exclusive of State aid, was twelve thousand seven hundred and twenty-five dollars and seventy-nine cents ($12,725.79).

The amount of money raised and expended by the town during the war for State aid to soldiers' families, and repaid by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $00; in 1862, $108.00; in 1863, $268.00; in 1864, $506.00; in 1865, $517.61. Total amount, $1,399.61.


Incorporated June 25, 1700. Population in 1860, 4,227; in 1865, 4,681. Valuation in 1860, $2,208,537; in 1865, $2,799,308.

The selectmen in 1861 were Joel Edmunds, Albert G. Gibbs, Owen W. Livermore; in 1862, Albert G. Gibbs, Alexander R. Esty, Gilman Fuller; in 1863 and 1864, Alexander R. Esty, Gilman Fuller, Francis C. Stearns; in 1865, Francis C. Stearns, Theodore C. Hurd, Andrew Coolidge.

The town-clerk during all of these years was Charles S. Whitmore. The town-treasurer for the same period was George Phipps.

1861. When the tidings were received of the attack upon the Seventh Regiment, in passing through Baltimore on the

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