January in Millbury's
3 January 1871

Selectmen voted:

1) that “cattle be prohibited from being driven through town
without certificate from a veterinary surgeon that such cattle
are not infected by any contagious disease.”

2) that the money received from the tax on dogs be used for
supporting the town library.

3) that the selectmen be instructed to procure a place, if
possible, for a lock-up.