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Jonathan White (search for this): chapter 13
n-clerk in 1861 was H. E. Paine; in 1862, 1863, 1864, and 1865, W. C. Wales. The town-treasurer in 1861, 1862, 1863, and 1864 was Rufus P. Kingman; in 1865, Oakes S. Soule. 1861. The first town-meeting to act upon matters relating to the war was held on the 29th of April, at which five thousand dollars were appropriated to clothe and equip volunteers belonging to North Bridgewater and to assist their families. Benjamin Kingman, George W. Bryant, H. W. Robinson, William F. Brett, and Jonathan White were chosen to act with the selectmen in the expenditure of the money, which the treasurer was authorized to borrow. On the 22d of July an additional five thousand dollars were voted for the same general objects. 1862. March 10th, The town voted to pay the families of volunteers such sums as the selectmen may order. David L. Cowell, Esq., presented a series of patriotic resolutions, of which this is an abstract: First, that earth has never seen a holier war than that now waged by th
Ebenezer B. K. Gurney (search for this): chapter 13
Josiah Barker, Francis W. Bourne, Theodore Cobb; in 1863, Josiah Barker, William Bourne, Theodore Cobb; in 1864, Ebenezer B. K. Gurney, Elbridge G. Bates, William Bourne; in 1865, E. B. K. Gurney, Isaac F. Thayer, William Bourne. The town-clerk E. B. K. Gurney, Isaac F. Thayer, William Bourne. The town-clerk in 1861, 1862, and 1863 was Isaiah Bearce; in 1864 and 1865, Josephus Bryant. The town-treasurer in 1861 was Isaac Thomas; in 1862, 1863, 1864, and 1865, Josephus Bryant. 1861. The first legal town-meeting to consider matters relating to the wae more or less, and whether they are drafted or not, the bounty to be paid in the order in which they are enlisted. E. B. K. Gurney, Eli Stetson, and Luther Holmes were chosen to aid the selectmen in recruiting. The treasurer was instructed to borVoted, to raise three hundred dollars for each drafted man who actually goes into the service of the United States. E. B. K. Gurney, William Bourne, and Elbridge E. Bates were appointed to procure substitutes for the drafted men who desire it. Vote
Hubbard Litchfield (search for this): chapter 13
1861, $188.32; in 1862, $1,717.75; in 1863, $2,108.95; in 1864, $1,142.66; in 1865, $491.31. Total amount, $5,648.99. The ladies were active all through the war in behalf of the soldiers. Fairs were held and lectures were given, the proceeds of which were sent to the Sanitary and Christian Commissions. Scituate Incorporated Oct. 5, 1636. Population in 1860, 2,227; in 1865, 2,269. Valuation in 1860, $944,524; in 1865, $852,105. The selectmen in 1861 were George M. Allen, Hubbard Litchfield, George E. Cole; in 1862, George C. Lee, George E. Cole, Horatio G. Reed; in 1863, George C. Lee, Roland Turner, Thomas Vinal; in 1864, George C. Lee, Roland Turner, George W. Merritt; in 1865, George C. Lee, Thomas Vinal, Roland Turner. The town-clerk during all the years of the war was Roland Turner. The town-treasurer during the same period was James L. Merritt. 1861. The first meeting to consider matters relating to the war was held May 4th, at which it was voted to pay each
Thomas Vinal (search for this): chapter 13
in 1865, 2,269. Valuation in 1860, $944,524; in 1865, $852,105. The selectmen in 1861 were George M. Allen, Hubbard Litchfield, George E. Cole; in 1862, George C. Lee, George E. Cole, Horatio G. Reed; in 1863, George C. Lee, Roland Turner, Thomas Vinal; in 1864, George C. Lee, Roland Turner, George W. Merritt; in 1865, George C. Lee, Thomas Vinal, Roland Turner. The town-clerk during all the years of the war was Roland Turner. The town-treasurer during the same period was James L. MerritThomas Vinal, Roland Turner. The town-clerk during all the years of the war was Roland Turner. The town-treasurer during the same period was James L. Merritt. 1861. The first meeting to consider matters relating to the war was held May 4th, at which it was voted to pay each enlisted man belonging to the town who is married fifteen dollars a month, and to each unmarried enlisted man ten dollars a month in addition to the Government pay. The treasurer was authorized, under the direction of the selectmen, to borrow a sum not exceeding ten thousand dollars. Voted, to give each volunteer belonging to the town ten dollars for a uniform; to allow each
Isaac G. Stetson (search for this): chapter 13
the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $400.10; in 1862, $2,406.66; in 1863, $3,373.14; in 1864, $3,854.80; in 1865, $2,800.00. Total amount, $12,834.70. Hanover Incorporated June 14, 1727. Population in 1860, 1,565; in 1865, 1,545. Valuation in 1860, $821,527; in 1865, $747,591. The selectmen in 1861 were Oren Josselyn, Jedediah Dudley, Robert H. Studley; in 1862, 1863, and 1864, Oren Josselyn, Jedediah Dudley, John S. Brooks; in 1865, Jedediah Dudley, John S. Brooks, Isaac G. Stetson. The town-clerk and town-treasurer during all of these years was Albert Stetson. 1861. The first meeting to act upon questions connected with the war was held on the 4th of May, at which it was voted to raise five hundred dollars to be paid to needy families of soldiers who have gone to the war. May 18th, Appropriated two hundred and fifty dollars to purchase uniforms for soldiers who may volunteer from Hanover. It was also voted to pay each soldier a dollar a day for drilling.
Josiah Peterson (search for this): chapter 13
of war, and never ceased their efforts until peace was conquered, and the troops came home. Duxbury Incorporated June 7, 1637. Population in 1860, 2,597; in 1865, 2,377. Valuation in 1860, $1,070,386; in 1865, $1,006,782. The selectmen in 1861 and 1862 were Elbridge Chandler, Samuel Atwell, John Holmes; in 1863, Elbridge Chandler, Benjamin Alden, Samuel Atwell; in 1864, and 1865, Samuel Atwell, James M. Weston, Charles H. Chandler. The town-clerk during all these years was Josiah Peterson. The town-treasurer in 1861, 1862, and 1863 was Eden S. Sampson; in 1864 and 1865, F. P. Sherman. 1861. May 1st, A town-meeting was held, at which a preamble and resolutions were adopted setting forth the principles of the Declaration of Independence, and resolving to raise by taxation or otherwise four thousand dollars to organize and uniform a militia company, to be composed of the able-bodied citizens of Duxbury; each member to receive twenty dollars a month while under drill, no
William Hatch (search for this): chapter 13
nety-three dollars and nine cents ($20,093.09). The amount of money paid by the town during the war for State aid to soldiers' families, and repaid by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $440.94; in 1862, $2,593.18; in 1863, $5,111.47; in 1864, $5,816.11; in 1865, $3,913.73. Total amount, $17,875.43. South Scituate Incorporated Feb. 14, 1849. Population in 1860, 1,764; in 1865, 1,578. Valuation in 1860, $922,853; in 1865, $840,924. The selectmen in 1861 and 1862 were William Hatch, Samuel Tolman, Jr., James J. Farrar; in 1863 and 1864, Samuel Tolman, Jr., John Clapp. Liba Litchfield; in 1865, Samuel Tolman, Jr., Liba Litchfield, Dexter M. Willcutt. The town-clerk and town-treasurer during all of these years was Ebenezer S. Fogg. 1861. No legal town-meeting appears to have been held during this year to act upon matters connected with the war. 1862. June 28th, Two thousand dollars were appropriated for the payment of State aid to the families of volunteers
Lewis Holmes (search for this): chapter 13
uilts, pillow-cases, sheets, drawers, handkerchiefs, shirts, lint, bandages, and money. They were distributed to the soldiers through the agency of the Christian and Sanitary Commissions. Bridgewater Incorporated June 3, 1656. Population in 1860, 3,761; in 1865, 4,196. Valuation in 1860, $1,878,831; in 1865, $1,992,756. The selectmen in 1861 and all through the war were Van R. Swift, Spencer Leonard, Elbridge Keith. The town-clerk and town-treasurer during the same period was Lewis Holmes. 1861. The first legal town-meeting to consider matters relating to the war was held on the 29th of April, at which it was voted to hold in reserve fourteen hundred dollars appropriated at a previous meeting for the improvement of highways; that the selectmen request the county commissioners not to lay out any new road in the county until such time as we shall be able to see with reasonable certainty to what extent we shall be obliged to exert ourselves for the defence of the country.
Joseph A. Hyde (search for this): chapter 13
rs a month while in the military service; also proper aid to his family; and if any volunteer shall be killed in battle or die in the service of disease, his children shall receive proper education, and be put to some honest and honorable calling or pursuit, not as a charity but as a debt due. Voted, that each volunteer be furnished with a uniform, and a revolver and Bowie knife. This vote was subsequently reconsidered as far as it related to revolvers and Bowie knives. Artemas Hale, Joseph A. Hyde, Mitchel Hooper, Lafayette Keith, and Joshua E. Crane were appointed to carry the foregoing votes into effect. Rev. Mr. Douglas was invited to close the meeting with prayer. May 20th, Further provision was made for the comfort of the families of soldiers. The committee appointed to recruit a military company reported that eighty-five native citizens of the town had signed a roll, but no more three-months men would be accepted; many of the men enlisted for three years and were sent to
Davis W. Dill (search for this): chapter 13
Incorporated May 29, 1644. Population in 1860, 285; in 1865, 260. Valuation in 1860, $179,078; in 1865, $150,864. The selectmen in 1861 and 1862 were John Reed, Alexander Vining, Nehemiah Ripley, Jr.; in 1863, John Reed, Lewis P. Loring, Davis W. Dill; in 1864, Lewis P. Loring, John Reed, Martin Knight; in 1865, William B. Carney, Samuel H. Sawyer, Alexander Vining. The town-clerk in 1861, 1862, and 1863 was William B. Carney; in 1864 and 1865, Davis W. Dill. The towntreas-urer in 1861Davis W. Dill. The towntreas-urer in 1861 was Albert L. Knight; in 1862, 1863, and 1864, Lewis P. Loring; in 1865, Edward G. Knight. Hull is one of the smallest towns in the Commonwealth. The chief business of the inhabitants is with the fisheries; therefore few town-meetings were held to act upon matters relating to the war, the main object of the people being to keep their quotas full. 1862. July 28th, An agent was appointed to enlist recruits for three years service, and to pay each a bounty of one hundred and fifty dollars.
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