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 in 1864, D. P. Turner, Isaac Spurr, Samuel Slater, Jr.; in 1865, Orrin C. Whitlock, Isaac Spurr, Samuel Slater. The town-clerk in 1861, 1862, and 1864, was Ira Shutt; in 1863, H. S. Goodale; in 1865, Samuel Slater, Jr. The town-treasurer in 1861 and 1862 was Milo Smith; in 1863 and 1864, Ira Shutt. 1861. No legal town-meeting appears to have been held, to act upon matters relating to the war, during this year. 1862. At a regular town-meeting, held on the 30th of August, it was voted to pay a bounty of one hundred and fifty dollars to each volunteer who should enlist in the military service of the United States and be credited to fill the quota of Mount Washington. 1863. The only action by the town, in its corporate capacity, which had reference to the war during this year, was at a town-meeting held on the 9th of August; at which the selectmen were authorized to borrow whatever money might be necessary to pay during the year State aid to the families of soldiers. 1864. On the 4th of April the selectmen were authorized to borrow money for aid to the soldiers' families. August 25th, The selectmen were authorized to pay to each volunteer, who should enlist for three years service, and be credited to the town, a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars; and they were directed ‘to enlist troops for this purpose.’ 1865. April 3d, Voted, to raise money to pay State aid to the families of volunteers during the year. Mount Washington furnished twenty men for the war, which was in exact fulfilment of all demands made upon it. None were commissioned officers. The whole amount of money appropriated and expended by the town on account of the war, exclusive of State aid, was one thousand eight hundred and eighty-five dollars ($1,885.00). The amount of money raised by the town for the payment of State aid to the families of soldiers during the four years of the war, and which was afterwards reimbursed to it by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, 00; in 1862, $236.95; in 1863, $245.00; in 1864, $609.00; in 1865, $150.66. Total amount, $1,241.61.
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