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[700] Merrick Bemis, Harrison Bliss, Leonard W. Sturtevant, Chas. B. Pratt, Isaac Goddard, Stephen Taft, Samuel B. Heywood, George Hobbs, aldermen. 1862, P. Emory Aldrich, mayor; Merrick Bemis, Lucius W. Pond, Adam Harrington, Samuel D. Harding, Francis Strong, Charles B. Pratt, George Chandler, Benjamin Walker, aldermen. 1863, D. Waldo Lincoln, mayor; Merrick Bemis, Charles A. Wheeler, Harrison Bliss, Leonard W. Sturtevant, Frank H. Kelley, George Crompton, Charles B. Pratt, Elijah B. Stoddard, George Hobbs, aldermen. 1864, D. Waldo Lincoln, mayor; Charles A. Wheeler, Harrison Bliss, Calvin Dyer, Frank H. Kelley, George Crompton, Stephen Taft, Elijah B. Stoddard, George Hobbs, aldermen. 1865, Phineas Ball, mayor; Henry B. Hakes, Walter Bigelow, Calvin Dyer, Charles W. Rugg, E. C. Cleveland, Henry Goddard, Edwin Morse, Harrison Bliss, aldermen.

The city-clerk during all these years was Samuel Smith. The city-treasurer during the same period was George W. Wheeler.

1861. A special meeting of the city council was held on the 17th of April, β€˜to see what measures if any shall be taken to provide for and aid the families of such of the troops of the city as have been or hereafter may be called into the service of the country, and to provide uniforms and supplies for such members of the companies as may need them.’ Four thousand dollars were appropriated in aid of the families of the soldiers, and a committee of five was appointed to disburse the money. The following resolution was passed:β€”

Resolved, That as an expression of our fidelity to the Union, and of our determination to uphold the flag under whose folds we have achieved all that is great and glorious in our history, the committee on public buildings are hereby requested to cause the American Flag to be kept floating from the flag-staff in the park until otherwise ordered.

In the event of the company known as the Emmet Guards being ordered to proceed to the front, the mayor was authorized to draw from the city treasury three hundred dollars for the benefit of the men. April 29th, Three thousand dollars were

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