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Town of Cumberland

Town meeting minutes, Cumberland, 1863

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MMN Item 13806 Item Details
Town meeting minutes, Cumberland, 1863
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Description

These minutes from the Cumberland town meeting of July 30, 1863 instruct the town to draw $300 for each man conscripted to serve in the Civil War, and use the money to either find a substitute or go to war.

If neither option was chosen, the $300 would be returned to the town.

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