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1863. March 2d, The selectmen were directed to continue the payment of State aid to the families of volunteers, as heretofore. November 3d, The payment of State aid to the families of such volunteers as had died in the service of their country was directed to be continued the same as hitherto; also to the families of drafted men.

1864. June 14th, Twenty-five hundred dollars were appropriated for recruiting purposes to fill the quota of the town; and the selectmen were authorized to employ, if necessary, agents to aid them in their work. They were also authorized to pay two hundred and fifty dollars to each person who would procure a substitute, said amount to be paid when the substitute was mustered in and credited to the town. Five persons availed themselves of this offer.

Monterey was reported in 1866 as having furnished fifty-eight men for the war, which is less than the actual number. It had a surplus of eight at the end of the war, over and above all demands. Three were commissioned officers. The whole amount of money appropriated and expended by the town on account of the war, exclusive of State aid, was three thousand eight hundred and forty-eight dollars and forty-four cents ($3,848.44).

The amount raised and expended by the town during the four years of the war for State aid to the families of volunteers, and which was subsequently refunded by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $35.19; in 1862, $377.13; in 1863, $1,079.00; in 1864, $988.33; in 1865, $550.00. Total amount, $3,030.65.

Of the ladies of Monterey, the town-clerk says, ‘All through the war they prepared clothing and other necessary articles for the soldiers.’

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Incorporated June 21, 1779. Population in 1860, 221; in 1865, 233. Valuation in 1860, $79,294; in 1865, $87,676.

The selectmen in 1861 were D. P. Turner, Isaac Spurr, Milo Smith; in 1862, Orrin C. Whitlock, Gilbert Race, Cyrus Lampson; in 1863, Robert Campbell, Samuel Slater, D. P. Turner;

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