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 repaid by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $49.60; in 1862, $71.00; in 1863, $184.07; in 1864, $92.41; in 1865, $60.28. Total amount, $457.36.
Joel Russell, S. H. Walker, A. C. Slater; in 1862, 1863, and 1864, W. B. C. Pearsons, Rufus Mosher, Chester Craft; in 1865, E. Whitaker, E. H. Ball, R. S. Toward. The town-clerk and town-treasurer during these years was Gustavus Snow. 1861. A town-meeting was held April 29th, to consider matters relating to the Rebellion, at which it was voted that the treasurer be authorized to borrow the sum of three thousand dollars, ‘to provide munitions and outfits for those who may volunteer to defend our country,’ and to make comfortable provision for their families. 1862. March 17th, Voted, to continue aid to the families of volunteers as provided by an act of the Legislature. July 18th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars ‘to every volunteer soldier who may enlist or who has enlisted in the military service’ to fill the quota of the town, said bounty to be paid when mustered into the United-States service, and that the treasurer borrow a sum, not to exceed five thousand three hundred dollars, to pay the same. August 21st, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer enlisting for nine months service, and the treasurer be authorized to borrow money sufficient to pay the same. September 2d, The same amount of bounty was continued, and the treasurer was authorized to borrow more money for the purpose of paying it. December 9th, The treasurer was authorized to borrow, not to exceed eight thousand dollars, to pay aid to the families of volunteers. 1863. At the regular yearly town-meeting held March 16th, voted, to continue paying aid to the families of the soldiers; and for that purpose the treasurer was authorized to borrow, not
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