Town meeting minutes, Cumberland, 1863

Contributed by Town of Cumberland

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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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About This Item

  • Title: Town meeting minutes, Cumberland, 1863
  • Creator: Cumberland (Me.), Town of
  • Creation Date: 1863-07-30
  • Subject Date: 1863
  • Town: Cumberland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Object Type: Text

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Town of Cumberland
290 Tuttle Road, Cumberland Center, ME 04021
(207) 829-5559

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