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Hallowell Town Records (Original)
Town of Hallowell Officials
Location of original: Hallowell City Hall Vault, Hallowell, Maine
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folio 181 (April 5, 1790 meeting)


181. Amos Pollard, Sexton. } Hog reeves { Seth Williams Pound-keeper. }
  Thaddeus Snell James Burton
  Samuel Hussey Ebenezer Perkins
  Jeremiah White
Elvin Nye
  William Hewins Levi Page
  Theophilus Hamlen Benjamin Brown
    Jason Livermore

After choosing Joseph North, William Lithgow, & Lazarus Goodwin, Esquires, a Committee to consider the 4. article in the Warrant, and report- adjourned half an hour to this place.
D. Cony, Moderator.

Met again agreeable to adjournment.

3. The Town taking into consideration the low state of their finances, Voted, Not to raise any money for the purpose of having preaching the ensuing year.

100£ granted
for schools.
Voted, To raise one hundred pounds for the purpose of supporting schools the present year.
Booth for
Voted, To raise three hundred pounds for the purpose of repairing the Highways; and that the same price be allowed for labour as was affixed the last year; viz. four shillings per day for a man, and the same for a yoke of oxen properly equipped; and that one half the work be done on or before the first day of July next, and the other half, on or before the first day of October next.
100 £ for
Town taxes
Voted, That one hundred and fifty pounds be raised for the purpose of satisfying the obligation given to Mr. Isaac Foster, and for defraying other necessary Town charges, the present year.
  4. Upon the report of the Committee appointed for the purpose,
Collector to
give Bonds.
  Voted, That the Collector for the time being shall become bound to the Town, with two sufficient sureties to the acceptances of the Assessors for the time being, in double the sums which may be committed to him to collect, for the faithful performances of the duties incumbent on him by law as Collector; which Bond or Bonds when executed, shall be delivered to the Town-Treasurer for the time being, for the use of the Town. And if any such Collector shall neglect or refuse to enter into such Bonds previous to the delivery of the Bills of assessment to him, the office of Collector shall thenceforth be vacated, and the Town may proceed to a new choice.
to have
6pence in the
£ for collecting
5. Voted, That the Collectors of Taxes be entitled in future, to receive six pence in the pound upon the amount of the Bills which may be committed to them to collect, to be paid them upon their producing receipts in full from the respective Treasurers to whom the said Bills are payable.
Voted, and chose David Jackson Collector of Taxes for the year ensuing.
6. Dismissed.
7. Chose General Wm. Lithgow, Town Agent.
8. Upon the report of the Committee appointed to look out suitable places for Burying yards, Voted, That the Selectmen be empowered to contract for the places mentioned in the said report, or any other grounds proper for Burying places- and report at the next May-Meeting.
9. Chose Ephraim Ballard, Amos Pollard, and Isaac Savage 2d a Committee to petition the

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