Special Town Meeting — Bounty to be Assessed. . .

Posted by on Oct 18, 2013 in Warwick In History Minutes | 0 comments

“Warwick in History” – On October 18, 1862, notice was made that a special town meeting is to be held at the house of Lewis Sutton on October 28, 1862, for the purpose of voting a bounty of $2000 to be paid to men who have enlisted in the war from the Town of Warwick since September 10, 1862. Each volunteer to receive $50 until the $2000 is expended. Said bounty to be assessed upon the taxable property of the Town of Warwick. By request of twelve of the free holders of the Town of Warwick signed by John E. Conklin, Town Clerk.

The above is taken from the minute book of the Town of Warwick.