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Submitted by Kathy Russell Barnes, October 25, 2002
At the office of Atty. L. G. Carpenter last Friday evening a number of local sportsmen assembled for the purpose of organizing a club to be known as the Hancock Fish and Game Club. Temporary organization was effected by choosing Conrad Forester, chairman and Lewis G. Carpenter, secretary. Messrs. Forester, Carpenter, C. A. Rogers, H. W. Wagner and E. J. Pritchard were appointed a committee to draft a constitution and bylaws.
From The Walton Reporter, 13 Feb. 1886, p.2, submitted by Vernon W. Becvar
At a public Town Meeting held this 5th day of March, 1817, at the house of James Wheeler, in the town of Hancock: For supervisor, Ezra May and Edward Doyle; for town clerk, Jas. Wheeler; for assessor, Titus Williams, John Knight, James Wheeler; for commissioners [of] highways, James Miller, Jacob F. Closson, Archibald Armstrong; for overseers of poor, Gilbert Earley, Edward Doyle, Samuel Sands; for constable and collector, Joseph Wood; for school commissioners, Edward Doyle, Titus Williams, Stephen Read; for constables, Edward Doyle, Wheeler Hubble, John Knight, Frederick Sted, John Wheeler; Daniel Bunker, pathmaster Dist. No. 1; Overseer Dist. No. 2; Jas Miller, Dist, No. 3; John Lewis, Dist. No. 4; Elijah Buckbee, Dist, No. 5; Ezra May, Dist, No. 6; Samuel Sands, Dist. No. 7; Frederick Sted, Dist. No. 8; John D. Labar, Dist. No. 9; Harvey Holloway, Dist. No. 10.
That the Town Meeting be held at the house of Jas. Wheeler,
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