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Guilford Hathaway (search for this): chapter 4
on, James Precket, Paul M. Barnes; in 1862, John D. Wilson, Granville S. Allen, Edmund D. Hathaway; in 1863, John D. Wilson, Edmund D. Hathaway, Elijah D. Chase; in 1864, John D. Wilson, Elijah D. Chase, John W. Peabody; in 1865, John D. Wilson, Ruel Washburn, Philip Evans. The town-clerk in 1861 and 1862 was Silas P. Richmond; in 1863, George W. Hall; in 1864 and 1865, Don. C. H. Hathaway. The town-treasurer in 1861 was John D. Wilson; in 1862, 1863, and 1864, James Burr; in 1865, Guilford Hathaway. 1861. The first legal town-meeting, to act upon matters connected with the war, was held on the 9th of May, at which one thousand dollars were appropriated to assist the families of volunteers living in the town; and John H. Macomber, Thomas Leeburn, and James W. Hathaway were appointed to disburse the same in an equitable and proper manner. 1862. July 19th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer who shall enlist for three years military service, and be
Cyrus M. Wheaton (search for this): chapter 4
George B. Bliss, Nathaniel B. Horton, Ira Perry; in 1863 and 1864, George B. Bliss, Nathaniel B. Horton, Remember Smith; in 1865, Bradford B. Horton, Nathaniel B. Horton, Remember Smith. The town-clerk during all the years of the war was Cyrus M. Wheaton. The town-treasurer during the same period was George H. Carpenter. 1861. A special town-meeting was held on the 6th of May, at which it was voted to raise a volunteer company to be in readiness for service when called upon by the Govern day for drill service two days in each week, to drill three hours each day, not to exceed three months when organized. The treasurer was authorized to borrow five thousand dollars to carry the above vote into effect, and John C. Marvel and Cyrus M. Wheaton were associated with the selectmen to draw such sums of money from the treasury as may be needed to pay the above expenses. John C. Marvel, N. B. Horton, and M. R. Randall were chosen to enlist volunteers. At a meeting held on the 12th of
Republican Standard (search for this): chapter 4
energetic and legitimate action. 1863. Nothing of special interest appears to have been done, in legal town-meeting, in regard to the war during this year, although the selectmen continued to recruit volunteers, and to pay State aid to soldiers' families. 1864. At a town-meeting held on the 23d of April, the following resolution was passed:— Resolved, That we do hereby exonerate our selectmen from the contumely cast upon them by the writer of an article that appears in the Republican Standard of Feb. 25, 1864, entitled Recruiting in Westport, and still retain the utmost confidence in them as gentlemen of ability and integrity, and hereby tender them our sincere thanks and approbation for their energy and faithfulness in carrying out the instructions (adopted at the various meetings held during the present Rebellion) to procure the requisite number of men required from the town, to answer the several calls of the President of the United States. We can only guess the char
Walter D. Nichols (search for this): chapter 4
erkley Incorporated April 18, 1735. Population in 1860, 825; in 1865, 888. Valuation in 1860, $317,290; in 1865, $306,002. The selectmen in 1861 were Walter D. Nichols, John C. Crane, Benjamin Luther; in 1862 and 1863, Simeon Briggs, Walter D. Nichols, William Babbitt; in 1863 and 1865, Walter D. Nichols, William Babbitt, TWalter D. Nichols, William Babbitt; in 1863 and 1865, Walter D. Nichols, William Babbitt, Thomas C. Dean. The town-clerk in 1861, 1862, and 1863, was Ephraim French; in 1864 and 1865, Daniel S. Briggs. The town-treasurer during all these years was Abiel B. Crane. 1861. The first legal town-meeting, to act upon matters relating to the war, was held on the 30th of April; at which it was decided to sustain at all hazWalter D. Nichols, William Babbitt, Thomas C. Dean. The town-clerk in 1861, 1862, and 1863, was Ephraim French; in 1864 and 1865, Daniel S. Briggs. The town-treasurer during all these years was Abiel B. Crane. 1861. The first legal town-meeting, to act upon matters relating to the war, was held on the 30th of April; at which it was decided to sustain at all hazards the institutions of this nation; and, as an evidence of this determination, it was voted to make up the pay of all volunteers in the military service from that town, and to all who might afterwards enlist in the same, to a sum sufficient to make the monthly pay of each twenty-six dollars, to continue to be paid while in the se
by the entire county for State aid to the families of volunteers in the army and navy during the four years of the war, and which was repaid by the Commonwealth, was $553,043.12. Acushnet Formerly part of Fairhaven; incorporated Feb. 13, 1860. Population in 1860, 1,387; in 1865, 1,251. Valuation in 1860, $784,837; in 1865, $656,500. The selectmen in 1861, 1862, and 1863, were Cyrus E. Clark, Benjamin Wilson, Benjamin White; in 1864 and 1865, Cyrus E. Clark, Walter Spooner, Pardon Tabor. The town-clerk and town-treasurer during each year of the war was Jabez Wood. 1861. No action appears to have been taken by the town, in its corporate capacity, in relation to the war during this year. 1862. At a legal town-meeting, held on the 19th of July, the town voted to pay each person who shall enlist in the military service for three years, and be mustered in and credited to the quota of the town, a bounty of one hundred and fifty dollars. George S. Russell, Rodolphus Swift
Thomas Sanford (search for this): chapter 4
rated July 2, 1787. Population in 1860, 2,767; in 1865, 2,802. Valuation in 1860, $1,803,564; in 1865, $1,453,897. The selectmen in 1861 were E. P. Brownell, Restcome Macomber, Harvey W. Kirby; in 1862, E. P. Brownell, Restcome Macomber, Thomas Sanford; in 1863, 1864, and 1865, E. P. Brownell, Thomas Sanford, George Lawton. The town-clerk in 1861 was Israel Allen; in 1862 and 1863, Isaac Howland; in 1864, Israel Allen; in 1865, Albert C. Kirby. The town-treasurer in 1861 was Israel AlleThomas Sanford, George Lawton. The town-clerk in 1861 was Israel Allen; in 1862 and 1863, Isaac Howland; in 1864, Israel Allen; in 1865, Albert C. Kirby. The town-treasurer in 1861 was Israel Allen; in 1862 and 1863, Isaac Howland; in 1864, Israel Allen; in 1865, Leonard Macomber. 1861. The first legal action taken by the town of Westport was at a meeting held on the 3d of May. In the town warrant, calling the meeting, were these words: to see what action the town will take in relation to the present national difficulties. After due consideration, the town voted to authorize the treasurer to raise money, and the selectmen to enlist men in putting down the Rebellion. 1862. A speci
William H. Pierce (search for this): chapter 4
lth, was as follows: In 1861, $65.50; in 1862, $394.41; in 1863, $613.55; in 1864, $892.65; in 1866, $586.30. Total amount in four years, $2,552.31. Somerset Incorporated Feb. 20, 1790. Population in 1860, 1,793; in 1865, 1,791. Valuation in 1860, $914,070; in 1865, $865,618. The selectmen in 1861, 1862, and 1863, were Henry E. Marble, Alfred Pratt, Nathan A. Chase; in 1864, William P. Hood, William F. Hathaway, Marcus A. Brown; in 1865, William P. Hood, William F. Hathaway, William H. Pierce. The town-clerk and town-treasurer during the years 1861, 1862, 1863, and 1864, was Leonard C. Pierce; in 1865, Elbridge G. Paul. 1861. The first legal meeting, to consider matters relating to the war, was held May 1st, at which it was voted to appropriate five hundred dollars to furnish uniforms for a military company; also, to pay each volunteer a bounty of twenty-five dollars, and to pay him twenty-six dollars a month, including his Government pay, while in active service. Th
John Hanscom (search for this): chapter 4
each volunteer who shall enlist in the military service for nine months, and be credited to the quota of the town. At a meeting held on the 25th of September, the bounty was increased to one hundred and fifty dollars. 1863. At a meeting held on the 2d of March, five thousand dollars were appropriated for the payment of State aid to soldiers' families; and on the 17th of October Rev. Enoch Sanford, Cassander Gilmore, Charles T. Robinson, Sylvanus Makepeace, Enoch King, Ober S. Wilber, John Hanscom, and Theodore Dean were chosen to assist the selectmen in recruiting volunteers to fill the quota of the town. 1864. At the annual town-meeting held March 7th, an appropriation was made for the payment of State aid; and on the 4th of April the town voted to continue recruiting, and to pay a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars to each volunteer who shall enlist for three years and be credited to the quota of the town; this to continue until March, 1865. Another town-meeting w
Nathan A. Chase (search for this): chapter 4
y the town during the four years of the war for State aid to soldiers' families, and which was afterwards repaid by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $65.50; in 1862, $394.41; in 1863, $613.55; in 1864, $892.65; in 1866, $586.30. Total amount in four years, $2,552.31. Somerset Incorporated Feb. 20, 1790. Population in 1860, 1,793; in 1865, 1,791. Valuation in 1860, $914,070; in 1865, $865,618. The selectmen in 1861, 1862, and 1863, were Henry E. Marble, Alfred Pratt, Nathan A. Chase; in 1864, William P. Hood, William F. Hathaway, Marcus A. Brown; in 1865, William P. Hood, William F. Hathaway, William H. Pierce. The town-clerk and town-treasurer during the years 1861, 1862, 1863, and 1864, was Leonard C. Pierce; in 1865, Elbridge G. Paul. 1861. The first legal meeting, to consider matters relating to the war, was held May 1st, at which it was voted to appropriate five hundred dollars to furnish uniforms for a military company; also, to pay each volunteer a bou
Philip D. Borden (search for this): chapter 4
James Ford, Job B. Ashbury; in 1863, Samuel Hathaway, Joseph Borden, Nathaniel B. Borden, Benjamin Covel, Charles O. Shove, Walter Paine, 3d; in 1864, Weaver Osborn, Joshua Remington, Nathaniel B. Borden, Daniel Stillwell, Walter Paine, 3d, Philip D. Borden; in 1865, James Henry, Joshua Remington, Nathaniel B. Borden, Daniel Stillwell, Walter Paine, 3d, Philip D. Borden. The city-clerk and city-treasurer in 1861, 1862, and 1863, was Alvan S. Ballard; in 1864 and 1865, George A. Ballard. 1Philip D. Borden. The city-clerk and city-treasurer in 1861, 1862, and 1863, was Alvan S. Ballard; in 1864 and 1865, George A. Ballard. 1861. A citizens' meeting was held on the 19th of April, Hon. Nathaniel B. Borden chairman; at which it was voted, that the Government of the Union shall be preserved. The city government was requested to appropriate ten thousand dollars to provide outfits for volunteers and support for their families; and also to pay each volunteer, or his family, twenty dollars a month, in addition to Government pay. April 24th, The committee of the city council, to whom the above resolutions were referred, re
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