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[461] voted to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer for three years, to the number of nine, who should enlist to fill the quota of the town. September 16th, The same amount of bounty was authorized to be paid to nine months volunteers.

1863. April 6th, Five hundred dollars were appropriated to pay State aid to soldiers' families, and six hundred and fifty dollars for recruiting purposes.

1864. June 28th, The bounty to be paid to volunteers enlisting for three years was fixed at one hundred and twenty-five dollars. On the 18th of August, it was voted to pay that amount in gold.

Tyngsborough furnished sixty-five men for the war, which was a surplus of three over and above all demands. None were commissioned officers. The total amount of money appropriated and expended by the town on account of the war, exclusive of State aid, was six thousand nine hundred and eight dollars ($6,908.00).

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, $395.89; in 1863, $516.57; in 1864, $758.34; in 1865, $538.02. Total amount, $2,208.82.

The ladies of Tyngsborough sent at different times two boxes of towels, stockings, and other comfortable things to the soldiers at the front.


Waltham

Incorporated Jan. 4, 1737. Population in 1860, 6,397; in 1865, 6,897. Valuation in 1860, $4,694,856; in 1865, $5,552,109.

The selectmen in 1861 were Samuel B. Whitney, Frederick M. Stone, Benjamin Wellington; in 1862, Frederick M. Stone, Benjamin Wellington, Augustus Townsend; in 1863, Frederick M. Stone, Horatio Moore, William P. Childs; in 1864, Frederick M. Stone, Benjamin Wellington, Augustus Townsend; in 1865, Frederick M. Stone, Augustus Townsend, O. Farnsworth.

The town-clerk during all of these years was Daniel French. The town-treasurer in 1861 and 1862 was D. A. Kimball;

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