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 The amount of money raised and expended by the town during the war for State aid to the families of volunteers, and which was afterwards repaid by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $629.90; in 1862, $1,581.31; in 1863, $2,411.06; in 1864, $2,782.43; in 1865, $2,400.00. Total amount, $9,804.70.
A. L. Tyler, L. B. Rice, Samuel Potter; in 1863, A. L. Tyler, Hart Leavitt, Samuel Potter; in 1864, A. L. Tyler, Matthew Kingman, L. B. Rice; in 1865, A. L. Tyler, L. B. Rice, Horace H. Mayhew. The town-clerk and town-treasurer in 1861 was F. W. White; in 1862, 1863, and 1864, Gustavus A. White; in 1865, Horace H. Mayhew. 1861. No action appears to have been taken by the town, in its corporate capacity, in regard to the war during this year. 1862. March 3d, Four hundred dollars were appropriated for aid to the families of volunteers residing in the town. September 15th, The bounty to volunteers for nine months service was fixed at one hundred dollars, and the amount necessary to pay the same to fill the quota of the town was to be assessed in 1863: in the mean time the selectmen were authorized to borrow the money. 1863. January 31st, Voted, to raise six hundred dollars, to be placed at the disposal of the selectmen to fill the quota of volunteers called for from the town, the same to be paid when the men are mustered into the service of the United States. November 3d, The selectmen were authorized to borrow $1,709.32, ‘being the amount apportioned by the State treasurer upon the town, and appropriate the same according to the provisions of chapter 218, Acts of 1863.’ Five hundred dollars were also appropriated to pay bounties to volunteers ‘under the last call of the President.’ 1864. March 7th, The bounty to volunteers for three years
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