, $854.95; in 1862, $3,036.44; in 1863, $3,632.42; in 1864, $2,400.00; in 1865, $1,100.00. Total amount, $11,023.81.
Incorporated Oct. 18, 1650.
Population in 1860, 1,292; in 1865, 1,212.
Valuation in 1860, $624,769; in 1865, $687,e their execution, and perpetuate the inheritance of our fathers unimpaired,—
Resolved, That we, the loyal people of Topsfield, in town-meeting assembled, constitute ourselves a National Guard for the preservation of our national integrity.
Rey-four hundred and sixty dollars to repay money advanced by individual citizens for the encouragement of recruiting.
Topsfield furnished one hundred and thirteen men for the war, which was a surplus of six over and above all demands.
Five were c 1862, $1,628.58; in 1863, $2,259.00; in 1864, $2,020.00; in 1865, $1,419.06. Total amount, $7,634.10.
The ladies of Topsfield worked heartily in the cause of the soldiers during the war, and forwarded to the army money, clothing, and hospital st
William C. Balch, Thomas H. Cutter, Moses H. Fowler, aldermen.
The city-clerk during all the years of the war was Eleazer Johnson.
The city-treasurer during the same period was Daniel Granger.
1861. Governor Andrew, the day after his first inauguration as governor (January 5th), ordered national salutes to be fired at different places, on January 8th, in commemoration of the battle of New Orleans, and also in honor of Major Anderson's recent gallantry in removing his command from Fort Moultrie to Fort Sumter in the harbor of Charleston, S. C. Newburyport was one of the places where a salute was ordered to be fired.
On the evening of January 7th the following resolutions were adopted by the city council of Newburyport:—
Resolved, That while they would consider all the complaints made by the State which has voted secession and the other States that contemplate secession, and while they would urge upon our representatives and senators in General Court to repeal the Personal
the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $759.82; in 1862, $2,975.99; in 1863, $3,981.52; in 1864, $3,219.61; in 1865, $2,000.00. Total amount, $12,936.94.
Incorporated Feb. 27, 1840.
Population in 1860, 3,237; in 1865, 3,367.
Valuation in 1860, $1,320,335; in 1865, $1,279,717.
The selectmen in 1861 were Joown.
1865. March 6th, Ten thousand dollars were appropriated for aid to the families of volunteers, and the treasurer was authorized to borrow that amount.
Rockport furnished three hundred and seventy-one men for the military service, and thirty-nine for the naval service, which was a surplus of sixty-three over and above allth, was as follows: In 1861, $904.89; in 1862, $5,542.51; in 1863, $8,422.92; in 1864, $6,620.73; in 1865, $4,200.00. Total amount, $25,691.05.
The ladies of Rockport were active during the whole of the war in their efforts in behalf of the soldiers.
Incorporated Sept. 4, 1639.
Population in 1860, 1,278; in 1865,