1700The town paid 20 shillings for each wolf killed.Economy and Industry, Location and Setting, Agriculture, Environment

Gloucester Town Records, 1694-1762. Vol. 2, 1762, https://archive.org/details/GLOOriginalRecords16941762Images/mode/2u
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Gloucester Town Records, 1694-1762. Vol. 2, 1762, https://archive.org/details/GLOOriginalRecords16941762Images/mode/2u

It was voted a a town meeting “That iff any man belonging to the town shall kill any wolf within the bounds of this town this year 1700 shall have Twenty shillings paid by the town treasurer upon the towns account for every such wolf that shall be so killed by any of our Inhabitants.” (Town Records, 29)

Gloucester Town Records, 1694-1762. Vol. 2, 1762, https://archive.org/details/GLOOriginalRecords16941762Images/mode/2u
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