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 also, to furnish one outfit for each man. James W. White, William Robinson, William C. Bessom, Daniel W. Dean, and Nathaniel Whitmore were appointed to have charge of the appropriation, and to carry out the votes of the town. July 29th, What remained of the five thousand dollars was appropriated to pay State aid to the families of soldiers. 1862. March 3d, The selectmen were authorized to borrow money to pay State aid to the families of volunteers during the year. July 28th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred and seventy-five dollars to each volunteer who shall enlist for three years, and be credited to the quota of the town. Hon. John Rogers offered to give each man twenty-five dollars in addition. August 25th, Voted, to pay a bounty of two hundred dollars to each volunteer for nine months service. Committees were chosen to enlist the men. 1863. March 2d, The treasurer was authorized to borrow money to pay State aid to the families of volunteers. July 23d, ‘Voted, that the treasurer borrow such sums of money as will be sufficient to procure thirty men as substitutes for those men who have been drafted from this town; such sums not to exceed, in the aggregate, ten thousand dollars.’ 1864. February 13th, The selectmen were directed to make an equitable apportionment among the citizens of the town upon the property and polls, for the sum of two thousand dollars to be expended in procuring volunteers. March 29th, The treasurer was authorized to borrow $5,125, to pay the expense of filling the quota of the town under the pending call of the President for five hundred thousand men. June 17th, The selectmen were directed to borrow, not exceeding ten thousand dollars, ‘for procuring volunteers from time to time, as they may be called for.’ December 12th, Voted, to assess a tax upon the property and polls of the town ‘sufficient to pay for the town's quota, under the next call of the President.’ 1865. October 16th, A sum not to exceed five thousand dollars was appropriated to reimburse citizens for money expended by them in procuring volunteers in the year 1864. Mansfield, according to the return made by the selectmen in 1866, furnished two hundred and forty men for the war; which
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