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October 23rd (search for this): chapter 10
own, N. F. Cumings, J. N. Tucker, and A. M. Adams were chosen a committee to form a military company, and tender their services to the Government, and to provide for the families of the soldiers while in actual service. 1862. July 19th, Voted, unanimously, to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer for three years service, to the number of twenty-one, to fill the quota of the town. August 26th, The same bounty was directed to be paid to recruits for nine months service. October 23d, Voted, to pay one hundred and fifty dollars to each of the surplus volunteers of Townsend, now enlisted into the service of the United States. 1863. No vote appears to have been passed by the town in regard to the war during this year. 1864. August 18th, Voted, to raise six thousand two hundred and fifty dollars in gold, to be applied by the selectmen in such manner as they shall deem best to procure volunteers to fill the quota of the town; if any citizen should be drafted before
March 1st, 1826 AD (search for this): chapter 10
money appropriated and expended by the town on account of the war, exclusive of State aid, was eleven thousand one hundred and four dollars and thirty-three cents ($11,104.33). The amount of money raised and expended by the town during the war for State aid to the families of soldiers, and repaid by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $102.06; in 1862, $935.92; in 1863, $1,155.11; in 1864, $578.38; in 1865, $450.00. Total amount, $3,221.47. Lowell Incorporated as a town, March 1, 1826; as a city, April 1, 1836. Population in 1860, 36,827; in 1865, 31,004. Valuation in 1860, $20,894,207; in 1865, $20,980,041. In 1861, Benjamin C. Sargeant, mayor; Samuel T. Manahan, Jonathan P. Folsom, James Watson, William G. Morse, Hocum Hosford, Aldis L. Waite, Sager Ashworth, William S. Gardner, aldermen. In 1862, Hocum Hosford, mayor; Mertoun C. Bryant, Edwin A. Alger, James B. Francis, William A. Burke, Isaac F. Scripture, Aldis L. Waite, Albert Wheeler, Jonathan P. Folsom,
s George Phipps. 1861. When the tidings were received of the attack upon the Seventh Regiment, in passing through Baltimore on the 19th of April, many of the young men of Framingham enrolled themselves in the active militia, and by the end of April a full company was nearly raised. The first legal town-meeting to act upon matters relating to the war was held on the 6th of May, at which the following preamble, resolution, and votes were passed:— Whereas a grave and extraordinary emergen appropriated for payment of clothing for the company. November 5th, Six hundred and sixty-five dollars and ninetyeight cents were appropriated to pay off outstanding claims against the company. This company had its full complement of men in April, and was properly provided for by the town until July 2d, when it was sent to camp at North Cambridge. It served through the war as Company K, Sixteenth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers. 1862. March 3d, Voted, to grant eight hundred dollars
October 21st (search for this): chapter 10
nd January,—the money to be paid as soon as there is sufficient in the treasury for that purpose. Seven hundred dollars were also appropriated to pay the veteran volunteers belonging to the town of Lincoln. June 13th, Samuel H. Pierce, William F. Wheeler, and Francis Smith were appointed a committee to recruit eight men, at least, to serve the town as volunteers, and the treasurer was authorized to borrow twenty-five hundred dollars for the purpose, to be used by the committee. 1865. October 21st, Voted to reimburse to citizens the money subscribed and paid by them last spring for procuring recruits to fill the quota of the town; also, voted to pay back all the money which W. L. G. Pierce, who had been drafted into the military service, has paid for war taxes on his property since July, 1863, up to the time of his discharge. 1866, March—, Voted, to pay the expenses of embalming and bringing home the body of Lieutenant Thomas J. Parker. Mr. Parker was First Lieutenant in the
be requested to recruit the nine-months men. 1863. March—, Six hundred dollars were appropriated for the payment of State aid to soldiers' families. November—, The treasurer was instructed to settle with the State Treasurer for the proportion of Lincoln of the volunteer bounty tax as authorized by law. 1864. April 25th, Fourteen hundred dollars were appropriated to refund money raised by individual subscription, and paid for recruiting ten volunteers sometime during last December and January,—the money to be paid as soon as there is sufficient in the treasury for that purpose. Seven hundred dollars were also appropriated to pay the veteran volunteers belonging to the town of Lincoln. June 13th, Samuel H. Pierce, William F. Wheeler, and Francis Smith were appointed a committee to recruit eight men, at least, to serve the town as volunteers, and the treasurer was authorized to borrow twenty-five hundred dollars for the purpose, to be used by the committee. 1865. October 21st<
October 30th (search for this): chapter 10
fted. The thanks of the city were voted to the Cambridge Reserve Guard, Captain Bullard, Washington Home Guard, Captain Bradford, Company F, Sixth Regiment, Captain Sawyer, Harvard Cadets, Captain Longley, for their services during the draft riots. September 16th, An order was passed to pay from the city treasury seventy-six thousand ninety-eight dollars and ninety-four cents to the Commonwealth, the same being the proportion of Cambridge of the State tax for reimbursement of bounties. October 30th, A resolve was passed to petition the Governor to call an extra session of the Legislature to take measures to secure the quota of Massachusetts. The recruiting committee was authorized to expend whatever money was necessary to fill the quota of the city. 1864. March 23d, Voted all necessary money to fill the quota of Cambridge under the late call of the President for two hundred thousand men. May 18th, The thanks of the city were voted to George C. Richardson, of the Common Counci
October 27th (search for this): chapter 10
sand dollars to pay said bounties. October 8th, Voted, to appoint two persons as agents to remain near to the Federal army, and to render all the assistance in their power to the sick and wounded soldiers belonging to Charlestown, and to make detailed reports from time to time of their doings. It was also voted to increase the bounty to nine-months volunteers to two hundred dollars. October 13th, The mayor communicated to the city council that the quotas of Charlestown had been filled. October 27th, Twenty thousand dollars were appropriated for the relief of soldiers and their families. 1863. March 3d, The treasurer was authorized to borrow six thousand dollars to supply the deficiency in the amount expended in recruiting the city's quota of troops during the last year. September 21st, A memorial signed by Horatio Wellington and others was received, asking that the city purchase a lot in Woodlawn Cemetery for the burial of deceased soldiers belonging to Charlestown, the same to
September 8th, 1633 AD (search for this): chapter 10
officers. The whole amount of money appropriated and expended by the town for war purposes, exclusive of State aid, was ten thousand six hundred and fifty-one dollars ($10,651.00). The amount of money raised and expended by the town during the war for State aid to soldiers, and afterwards repaid by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $157.46; in 1862, $300.00; in 1863, $255.85; in 1864, $637.00; in 1865, $450.00. Total amount, $1,800.31. Cambridge Incorporated as a town Sept. 8, 1633, and as a city March 17, 1846. Population in 1860, 26,060; in 1865, 29,114. Valuation in 1860, $20,515,905; in 1865, $25,987,971. The mayors, aldermen, city-clerk, and city-treasurer during the years of the war, were as follows: In 1861, James D. Green, mayor, who resigned on the 24th of July, and was succeeded by Charles Theodore Russell. The aldermen were Levi L. Cushing, Jr., Curtis Davis, Amory Houghton, Henry Lamson, Charles H. Saunders, Samuel Slocumb, Albert Stevens, James H
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