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[150] and twenty-five dollars to each volunteer who shall enlist for three years, and be credited to the town; and, ‘if said quota is filled by September 1st, an additional twenty-five dollars.’ The treasurer was authorized to borrow twenty-two hundred dollars. A large committee was chosen to recruit men. At a meeting held on the 14th of August, the bounty was increased to three hundred dollars; and the treasurer was authorized to borrow sixty-six hundred dollars to meet the expense. On the 22d of August the town voted to pay a bounty of two hundred dollars to each volunteer for nine months service, when credited to the quota of the town. The treasurer was directed to borrow the money to pay the same. September 10th, The treasurer was authorized to borrow money for the payment of State aid to soldiers' families. At a special meeting held on the 6th of October, it was voted ‘that the enlisting committee be authorized to procure soldiers from other towns which have exceeded their quotas, and pay them such bounties as they may agree upon, to fill the quota of this town.’

1863. At a special meeting held December 7th, N. B. Horton, Nelson Goff, and M. R. Randall were chosen ‘to furnish the town's quota under a call of the President dated Oct. 17, 1863,’ and said committee ‘was authorized to borrow a sufficient sum of money for that purpose.’

1864. At a special meeting held on the 16th of April, the following votes were passed: First, To raise twenty-five hundred dollars by taxation to reimburse individuals who have advanced money to assist recruiting. Second, To raise thirteen hundred and twenty-five dollars, to complete the quota of the town on the last call of the President. Third, to authorize the treasurer ‘to hire money, if necessary, to fill any future call of the President for men, up to March 1st, 1865.’ At a meeting held on the 30th of July, the bounty to volunteers for three years was fixed at one hundred and twenty-five dollars.

1865. A special meeting was held on the 21st of October, at which it was voted ‘to refund all moneys which have been contributed by individuals for filling the quota of men for the present war, and that the treasurer be authorized to hire a sufficient sum of money to pay the same.’

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