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Hallowell Town Records (Transcription by John Sewall)
Town of Hallowell Officials
Location of original: Hallowell City Hall Vault, Hallowell, Maine
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folio 56 (May 8, 1786 meeting)



this town the year ensuing in the General Court appointed to be convened and held for the Government's service at the State house in Boston, the last Wednesday of May instant.
       At the meeting to be held at two o' clock,

  1. Voted, and chose Capt.' Enoch Page, Moderator.
  2. Voted, to raise fifty pounds for the purpose of supporting a reading and writing school or schools.
       Also, voted, that the town be divided into six districts; each district to have its proportion of the money that may or shall be assessed for the purpose. Also, votedthat the Selectmen be a Committee to make and apportion said Division.
  3. Voted to dismiss this third article
    Meeting dissolved, Enoch Page, Moderator.
Extrat from the minutes, Attest, D. Cony Town Clerk

The Selectmen of town of Hallowell,
To Benjamin Brown, Constable of said town, Greeting.
In the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you are

1786 hereby required forthwith to notify & warn all the freemen, inhabitants of this town, to meet at the Meeting house, on Monday, the eighth day of May instant, at two o' clock P.M.
  1. To choose a Moderator.
  2. To see if the town will vote to give Mr. Isaac Foster an invitation to settle in this town in the work of the Ministry.
  3. To see if the town will vote to grant a sum or sums of money for his salary and settlement.

Hereof fail not, and make return hereof, with your doings thereon, to us, or either of us at or before the time of said meeting.

      Ephm. Ballard } Selectmen
      D. Cony of
      H. Sewall Hallowell
  Hallowell, May 1, 1786.
Lincoln ss. May 6, 1786.
            Pursuant to this Warrant, I have notified & warned all the freemen, inhabitants of this town of Hallowell, to meet at the time & place, and for the purposes within mentioned
  Benj. Brown, Constable of the town of Hallowell.

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