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dale, Col. Greaton's regt. ; muster roll made up from July 20, 1778, to Aug.
1, 1778, dated ^Yhite Plains; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Aug.,
1778, dated "White Plains; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll for Sept.,
1778; also, order on the Board of War, dated Camp Peekskill, Nov. 29,
1778, signed by Col. Greaton, for clothing for officers in his regiment ; also.
Captain, 3d Mass. regt. ; list of settlements of rank of Continental officers,
dated "West Point, made by a Board held for the piirpose and confirmed by
Congress Sept. 6, 1779; commissioned May 3, 1778; also, Captain, Col. Grea-
ton's regt.; muster roll for March, 1779, dated " Cortond Mannor;" also.
Captain, 8th co., Col. Greaton's regt. ; muster roll for April, 1779, dated
"Crompond;" also, same regt.; muster roll for June, 1779, dated Constitu-
tion Island; also, same regt.; muster roll for July, 1779, dated Camp High-
lands ; reported on command at Springfield ; also. Col. Greaton's (3d) regt. ;
muster roll for Sept., 1779, dated Camp Bedford.

Tbisell [?], Samuel. Private, Capt. Agrippa "Wells's co.. Col. Samuel Brewer's
regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance and mileage from place of discharge
home, sworn to at Deerfield, Dec. 10, 1777 ; 86 miles travel allowed said
Trisell ; company served at Ticonderoga for 3 mos. from Sept. 1, 1776.

Trisket, Ebenezer. Capt. John King's co.. Col. Ashely's (Berkshire Co.) regt.;
entered service July 21, 1777; discharged Aug. 15, 1777; service, 25 days.

Trisket, John. List of men raised in Suffolk Co. for the term of 9 months from
the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778,
returned as received of Jonathan "Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam,
July 20, 1778 ; engaged for town of Dorchester.

Trisket, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Enoch Noble's co.. Col. Ezra "Wood's regt.;
entered service May 15, 1778 ; discharged Feb. 7, 1779 ; service, 8 mos. 24 days,
at North river ; regiment raised for 8 montlis from time of arrival at Peekskill ;
roll sworn to in Berkshire Co. ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Sept.,
1778; reported sick in hospital, not joined since muster; also, same co. and
regt. ; muster roll for Oct., 1778; reported not joined.

Trisket, Solon, New IMarlborough. Private, Capt. Moses Soul's co.. Col. John
Fellows's (8th) regt.; company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; enlisted April 21,
1775.

Trisket, "William. Private, Capt. Seth Sumner's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ;
service, 25 days; company marched to Rhode Island April 17, 1777: roll dated
Dorchester: also. Private, Capt. Aaron Smith's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 15, 1777 : discharged Nov. 29, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 25 (also given
3 mos. 27) days, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home ; company marched
to reinforce Northern army; roll swoni to in Suffolk Co.; also, list of men
raised in Suffolk Co. for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at
Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, returned as received of Jonathan
"Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778; engaged for town
of Dorchester.



m THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 61

Triskett, Hexry. Seaman, brigantine " Hawke," commanded by Capt. Jonathan
Oakes ; engaged May 3, 1777 ; service, 1 mo., with the lieet under Commodore
John Manley. Roll sworn to m Middlesex Co.

Triskett, Seth. Capt. John King's co., Col. Ashely's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; en-
tered service July 21, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 15, 1777 ; service, 25 days.

Triskett, Sol'n, Sheffield. Private, Capt. William Bacon's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Fellows's regt., which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of
April 19, 1775; service to May 7, 1775, 17 days.

Triskett, Solojt, [ISTew] Marlborough. Private, Capt. Moses Soule's co., Col.
John Fellows's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 8, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 1 day.

Triskett, William. Private, Capt. Robert Smith's co., Lieut. Col. Symms's de-
tachment of guards; enlisted Feb. 19, 1778; discharged May 19, 1778; .service,
3 mos., mider Maj. Gen. Heath at Boston and Dorchester.

Trissdell, James. Ensign, Capt. ISIoses Whiting's co. ; return of Gen. Heath's
regt., dated May 20, 1775; company stationed at Roxbiiry Camp.

Trivett, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Daniel Brown's detachment. Col. Simonds's
regt. ; service, 2 days, on the alarm at Berkshire of Oct. 27, 1780.

Trivett, John. Lieutenant of Marines, sloop " Providence," commanded by Capt.
Hoysteed Hacker; list of officers and men entitled to prize shares in the
"Mellish" and "Active" [year not given]; also, Captain of Marines, sloop
" Providence," commanded by Capt. John Peck Rathbm-n ; list of officers and
men entitled to prize shares in the schooner " Loyalty " and "Wreck [year not
given].

Trivett, Samuel. Fifer, Capt. Edward Grow's co. ; service from Xov. 1, 1775, to
Dec. 31, 1775, 2 mos. 5 days; reported enlisted July 10,1775; company raised
in York for defence of seacoast.

Trivett, Samuel. Private, Capt. Thomas Hodsdon's co.. Col. Thomas Poor's regt. ;
enlisted May 27, 1778 ; discharged Oct. 12, 1778 ; service, 5 mos. 2 days, at North
river, including 16 days (.'520 miles) travel home ; regiment raised for 8 months ;
roll dated Berwick; also, same co. and regt.; payrolls for June-Sept., 1778,
dated West Point.

Trlvits, Bexjasiin, Lanesborough. Return of men raised to serve in the Conti-
nental Ai-my from Capt. Daniel Brown's co. [year not given] ; residence. Lanes-
borough ; engaged for town of Lanesborough; joined Capt. Angel's co., Col.
Warner's regt. ; term, during war.

Trivitt, Eleazer (also given Eleazer, Jr.). Midshipman, ship "Mars," com-
manded by Capt. Simeon Samson ; engaged June 3, 1780 ; discharged March
12, 1781 ; service, 9 mos. 9 days ; reported as having received wages on accoimt
in France, and as entitled to share in the brig " Tryall " if made a prize ; also
reported as having been sent home, with others, in a prize and retaken. Roll
dated Boston.

Troaxt, Nathan. Receipt dated Bo.ston, Jime 7, 1782, for boimty paid said Troant
by Alexander Hodgdon, on behalf of a committee of the town of Boston, to
serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Trobridg, Aaron. Accoimts current showing clothing, arms, etc., charged to men
in Capt. Tisdale's co. ; clothing charged said Trobridge on various dates between
June 22, 1783, and Aug. 25, 1783; reported joined from Capt. Williams's co. ;
also. Private, Capt. James Tisdale's (4th) co., 3d Mass. regt. commanded by
Col. Michael Jackson ; muster roll for Aug. and Sept., 1783; balance of term
of enlistment unexpired, 22 mos. 18 days.



62 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Trobridg, Elihu, Hatfield. Private, Capt. Israel Chapin's (2d) co., Col. John
Fellows's (8th) regt. ; company return dated Oct. 8, 1775.

Trobridg, James. List of 9 months men ; entered service Aug. 21, 1779; reported
transferred to 12th Mass. regt.

Trobridg, Neheml^h. Private, Capt. Isaac Woods's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's
regt. of guards; muster rolls dated Cambridge, May 9, and June-, 1778; en-
listed March 31, 1778; enlistment, 3 months from April 2 (also given April 1),
1778; also, same co. and regt.; joined April 1, 1778; service to July 4,1778,
3 mos. 4 days, at Cambridge.

Trobridg, Samuel. Private, Capt. John Kmg's co.. Col. John Ashley's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt.; engaged June 27, 1780; discharged July 1, 1780; service,
8 days; company marched by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows on the alarm of June
27, 1780, to sustain fort at West Point.

Trobridge, Daniel. Private, Capt. Staples Chamberlin's co.. Col. Dean's regt. ;
enlisted March 7, 1781; discharged March 14, 1781; service, 11 days, including
travel (60 miles) home ; company marched to Rhode Island by order of His
Excellency John Hancock to serve on a 40 days expedition.

Trobridge, Edmund, Groton. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Blood's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's (6th Middlesex Co.) regt., as
returned to Brig. Gen. Prescott, dated Littleton, Sept. 17, 1777 ; residence,
Groton; enlisted for town of Groton; joined Col. Brooks's regt. ; enlistment,
3 years.

Trobridge, Edmund. Capt. Popkin'sco., Col. Gridley's regt. ; receipt for advance
pay, signed by .said Trobridge and others, dated Winter Hill, July 14, 1775.

Trobridge, Edmund. Corporal, Capt. Amariah Fuller's (Newtown) co.. Col.
Thatcher's regt. ; service, 5 days; company called out March 4, 1776.

Trobridge, Elihu. Private, Capt. Israel Chapin's co. of Minute-men, Col. John
Fellows's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of
April 19, 1775; service to April 26, 1775, 7 days; also, Capt. Israel Chapin's
CO., Col. John Fellows's regt. ; order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated
Dorchester, Dec. 18, 1775.

Trobridge, Isa^vc, Litchfield, Conn. Descriptive list dated West Point, Jan. 1,
1781; Capt. John Pray's co., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt.; age, 20 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion, light ; hair, dark ; occupation, husbandman ;
birthplace. Darby, Conn. ; residence, Litchfield, Conn. ; enlisted Dec. 20, 1776,
by Capt. E. Brewer, at Ticonderoga; enlistment, durmg war; also, Corporal,
Capt. Pray's co.. Col. Vose's (1st) regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated
West Point; reported sick in garrison; also, muster rolls for Feb., March, and
April, 1781; also, muster rolls for June and July, 1781, dated Phillipsburgh ;
also, muster roll for Aug., 1781; also, muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781,
dated York Hutts; also, muster rolls for Jan. and Feb., 1782, dated Huts 1st
Mass. Brigade and sworn to at West Point; enlisted Sept. 1, 1779; enlistment,
during war.

Trobridge, John, Framingham. Corporal, Capt. Thomas Drury's co.. Col. Nixon's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted INIay 4, 1775; service, 3 mos. 5
days.

Trobridge, John. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Lakin's co.. Col. John Robinson's
regt.; enlisted July 7, 1777; service, 2 mos. 25 days, at Rliodo Island; roll
sworn to at Groton; also, same co. and regt. ; master roll dated North Kings-
ton, Dec. 18, 1777 ; enlisted July 7, 1777 ; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1778.



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 63



Trobridge, John. Private, Capt. Isaac "Woods's co., Col. Jonathan Reed's regt.
of guards; muster rolls dated Cambridge, May 9, and June -, 1778; enlisted
March 31, 1778; enlistment, 3 months from April 2 (also given April 1), 1778;
also, same co. and regt. ; joined April 1, 1778; service to July 4, 1778, 3 mos.
4 days, at Cambridge.

Trobridge, John. Lieutenant Colonel, Col. Abner Perry's regt. ; engaged July
28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days, including 3 days (tiO miles)
travel home ; regiment marched to Rhode Island on an alarm. Roll dated
Holliston.

Trobribge, John (also given John, Jr.) . List of men raised in Middlesex Co. for
Continental service, agreeable to resolve of Jime 9, 1779, as returned by Joseph
Hosmer, Superintendent for said county, Nov. 24, 1779; engaged for town of
Groton; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Groton for
service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched July 4, 1780; dis-
charged Jan. 9, 1781; service, 6 mos. 16 days, travel (220 miles) included;
also. Drummer, Capt. Joshua Benson's (Light Infantry) co.. Col. Rufus Put-
nam's (5th) regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated Garrison at West Point;
engaged July 8, 1780 ; discharged Jan. 9, 1781 ; term, 6 months.

Trobridge, William, Worcester. Private, Capt. Jonas Hubbard's co.. Col. Jona-
than Ward's regt.; company return dated Dorchester, Oct. 7, 1775; reported
enlisted into the train.

Trobrige, Caleb. Private, Capt. William Douglas's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's
(Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered service Sept. 7, 1777 ; discharged Sept. 30, 1777 ;
service, 24 days ; company marched to Pawlet, 70 miles from home. Roll
dated Hancock.

Trobrige, Isaac, Litchfield (also given Milton) . Corporal, Major's co., Col. Eben-
ezer Sprout's regt. ; Continental Army pay accoimts for service from Jan. 1,
1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Litchfield; reported as serving 34 mos. as
Private, 2 mos. as Corporal; appointed Corporal Nov. 1, 1779; also. Private,
Capt. Brewer's co.. Col. Brewer's regt. ; return dated Camp Valley Forge, Jan.
23, 1778 ; residence, Milton ; enlisted for town of Milton ; mustered by State
Muster Master.

Trojan, Jeremiah. List of prisoners sent in the cartel " Swift " from Halifax to
Boston, Sept. 30, 1778, as returned by Thomas Baildon, Commissary of Prisoners ;
reported a Master.

Tromble, Thomas, Plymouth. Private, Capt. Peleg Wadsworth 's co.. Col. Cot-
ton's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 19, 1775 ; service,
2 mos. 18 days.

Tronal, Daniel. List of men raised in Essex Co. for the term of 9 months from
the time of their arrival at Fishkill, returned as received of Jonathan Warner
Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778 ; engaged for town of Danvers '
arrived at Fishkill June 22, 1778. [See David Truell.]

Troner, Francis. Private, Capt. Lebbeus Drew's co.. Col. William Shepard's
(4th) regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1781, dated York Hutts; enlisted July 4
1781 ; enlistment, 6 months. '

Troop, Ezekiel. Receipt dated Boston, May 9, 1782, for bounty paid .said Troop
by Peter Carlton, Chainnan of Class No. 11 of the town of Andover, to serve
in the Continental Anny for the term of 3 years.

Troop, George. Chaplain, Col. Samuel Brewer's regt. ; pay abstract of field and
staff officers for travel allowance, etc., from Fort George home, sworn to Feb.
13, 1777 ; 135 miles travel allowed said Troop.



64 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Troop, George. Private, Capt. James Hills's co.. Col. Williams's regt. ; service
from Sept. 29, 1777, to Oct. -30, 1777, at Tiverton. Roll sworu to at Rehoboth.
[See George Tliroop.]

Troop, I. B. Private, Capt. Isaiah Boudreau's co. of Frenchmen ; enlisted Nov.
14, 1776; discharged Nov. 29, 1776; service, 15 days, imder Col. Jonathan
Eddy; company raised in Cumberland Co., N. S. Roll sworn to at Machias.

Troop, John. Private, Capt. Abraham Andrews's co.. Col. Cyprian How's regt. ;
entered service July 27, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 7 days,
including 3 daj'S ((i5 miles) travel home; regiment detached from Middlesex
Co. militia to reinforce Continental Army for 3 mouths.

Troot, Thomas, Medfield. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Col. Benjamin Hawes's (4th Suffolk Co.) regt. [year not given] ; resi-
dence, Medfield ; engaged for town of Medfield ; joined Capt. Seword's co..
Col. Grain's regt. ; term, 3 years.

Troott, Thomas. Matross, Capt. Thomas Seward's co.. Col. John Crane's (Artillery)
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 10, 1777, to May
1, 1777; reported died May 1, 1777.

Tropheter, John, Beverly. Seaman, snow "Diana," William Herrick, Master;
descriptive list of officers and crew, dated Sept. 29, 1780 ; age, 16 yi's. ; com-
plexion, light ; residence, Beverly.

Trot, Enoch. Sergeant ; pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of New-
buryport for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched July 8,
1780; discharged Jan. 18, 1781; service, 6 mos. 24 days, including travel (13
days) home. [See Enoch Foot.]

Trot, George. Official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated
May 10, 1776 ; Paul Revere chosen Major of the train in place of said Trot,
who declined to serve ; appointment concurred in by Council May 10, 1776.

Trot, John. Sergeant, Capt. William Reed's co. ; engaged Aug. 19, 1777 ; dis-
charged Sept. 28, 1777; service, 1 mo. 10 days; company called on duty from
the several townships for .service at Machias by order of Col. Jonathan Buck.
[Name appears as John Frost on a duplicate roll.]

Trot, Lemuel, Woolwich. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Elijah Grant's (5th) co., 1st Lin-
coln Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen by the several companies
in said regiment, as returned by Dummer Sewall and others ; ordered in Coun-
cil July 1, 1776, that said officers be commissioned; reported commissioned
July 1, 1776; a^so, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Grant's co.. Col. Samiiel McCobb's
(Lincoln Co.) regt. ; regimental return dated Georgetown, Nov. 19, 1779; com-
missioned July 1, 1776.

Trot, Samuel. Private, Capt. John Lane's co. ; entered service Nov. 1, 1775; dis-
charged Dec. 31, 1775; service, 2 mos. 5 days, at Gloucester in defence of
seacoast.

Trot, Thomas, Medfield. List of men, taken from book of Capt. Sabin INIann's co.
of Medfield militia, who enlisted April 19, 1775, for 8 months .service when
Capt. Chenery had command, and are accordingly credited with 1 turn of
service; also, list of men returned as one-seventli part of the militia of Med-
field enlisted or hired by the town to serve for 3 years or during the war in the
Continental Army, being the quota of Capt. Sabin Mann's co. ; residence,
Medfield ; joined Capt. Seward's co., Col. Grain's regt. ; term, 3 years ; return
made to Col. Benjamin Hawes Sept. 8, 1777, in accordance with warrant of
said Hawes of .same date.

Tkott, . [This name also appears imder the form of Toot, Troot, Troott, Trot.]



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 65

Trott, Benjamin, AViiulham. List of men raised to serve iu the Continental A rmy,
as returned by Capt. Thomas Trott, dated Windham and sworn to at P'almouth,
Cumberland Co. ; term, 9 months; also, list of men raised in Cumberland Co.,
as returned by Brig. Lemuel Thompson, dated Bnuiswick, June -, 1778; also,
descriptive list of men raised in Cumberland Co. to serve in the Continental
Army for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agree-
able to resolve of April 13 [20], 1778, and mustered in from Gen. Thompson's
brigade, certified at Falmouth, June 4, 1778, by Daniel Ilsley, Muster Master,
as mustered and delivered to ^laj. James Johnston, Superintendent for said
county; Capt. Trott's co.. Col. Pike's regt. ; age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8^ in. ;
comi)lexion, light; residence, Windham; engaged for town of Windham;
mustered May 23, 1778 ; also, list of men returned as received of Maj. James
Johnson, Superintendent for Cumberland Co., by Jonathan Warner, Commis-
sioner, at Fishkill, June 25, 1778; arrived at Fishkill Jime 10, 1778; also, list
of men returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R.
Putnam, July 20, 1778; also, Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt.; muster
roll for March, 1779, dated West Point ; enlisted June 16, 1778 ; discharged
March 16, 1779; enlistment, 9 months; also, Capt. Nathan Merrill's co. :
marched from home July 8, 1779; discharged Sept. 25, 1779; service, 2 mos. 17
days, with Col. Jonathan Mitchell's detachment; company raised in Cum-
berland Co. for service on Penobscot expedition ; also. Sergeant, Capt. Isaac
Parsons's co.. Col. Prime's regt.; engaged May 2, 1780; discharged Dec. 23,
1780 ; service, 7 mos. 22 days, under Brig. Gen. Wadsworth at the Eastward ;
roll sworn to at North Yarmouth and certified at Thomaston.

Trott, George. Official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated
May 8, 1776 ; said Trott chosen Major of an Artillery battalion to be raised for
defence of Boston and commanded by Lieut. Col. Thomas Crafts ; api)ointment
concurred in by Coimcil May 8, 1776 ; reported commissioned May 8, 1776.

Trott, George. Private, Capt. Edmund Billings's co. of North Precinct in Brain-
tree, Col. Jonathan Bass's regt.; service, 2 days; company assembled Jime
13, 1776, to drive Biitish ships from Boston harbor.

Trott, John, Kittery. Certificate dated York, March 10, 1777, signed by Joseph
Bragdon, Jr., Muster Master, certifying that he had mustered said Trott and
others subsequent to Feb. 20, 1777; Capt. James Donnel's co.. Col. Samuel
Brewer's regt.; reported received State and Continental boimties; also, Pri-
vate, Capt. Donnell's co., Col. Brewer's regt. ; return dated Camp Valley
Forge, Jan. 22, 1778 ; residence, Kittery ; enlisted for town of Kitterj- ; mus-
tered by State Muster Master; reported taken by the civil magistrate.

Trott, John Palmer, Wells (also given Rowley). Capt. Daniel Pillsbury's co.,
Col. Edward Wigglesworth's regt. ; return [year not given] : residence. Wells
(also given Rowley) ; engaged for town of Rowley ; mustered by County
Muster Master.

Trott, Luke. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Withington's co., which mustered April
19, 1775; service, 1 day; also, Capt. John Robinson's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's
regt. ; service, 2 days, in March, 1776 : company called out to guard the Lines
near Dorchester Heights ; also, same co. and regt. ; service, 12 days, at
Dorchester in March, 1776, guarding shores at mouth of Milton river.

Trott, Samuel, Penobscot. Private, Capt. John Lane's co. ; enlisted Aug. 13,
1775; service to Nov. 1, 1775, 2 mos. 23 days; company probably stationed at
Cape Ann for defence of seacoast.

Trott, Thomas, Medfield. Private, Capt. Seth Bullard's co.. Col. Joseph Read's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775: enlisted April 30, 1775; service, 3 mos.
9 days ; also, company return dated Roxbury Camp, Sept. 26, 1775 ; also, Capt.



66 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Trott, Thomas, continued.

Sabin Mann's co. of Medfield militia; return of train band with equipments,
dated June 10, 1776; reported " Xow in the Army; " also, list of men raised
in Suffolk Co. for Continental service, as returned by Maj. Metcalf, of Col.
Wheelock's regt., dated June 18, 1777; engaged for town of Medfield; term,
3 years ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 30, 1777 ; Col. Crane's regt. ; reported received
State bounty.

Trott, Thomas. Captain, l.st co., 4th Cumberland Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list
of officers; commissioned Sept. -, 1777; also, return signed by said Trott,
Captain, of officers and men belonging to Windham in the Continental Anny,
dated Windham, Nov. 20, 1778, and sworn to at Falmouth.

Trotter, Alexander, Westminster (also given Putney). Private, Capt. John
Wood's CO., Col. Paul Dudley Sargent's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775;
enlisted April 25, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 14 days ; also, company return [probably
Oct., 1775] ; also, receipt for bounty coat dated Cambridge, Camp before Boston,
Nov. 11, 1775.

Trotter, Daniel. Private, Maj. Nathaniel Heath's co. ; enlisted Aug. 6, 1779;
discharged Feb. 5, 1780; service, G mos., with guards at and about Boston
under successive engagements of 3 months.

Trotter, John (also given Jonathan), Williamstown. Sergeant, Capt. Abiathar
Angel's CO., Col. David Brewer's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; en-
gaged May 1, 1775; service, 3 mos. 1 week; also, Capt. John Wriglit's co..
Col. Brewer's (9th) regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775]; also, order
for bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Nov. 2, 1775; also. Adjutant and Lieu-
tenant, Col. llufus Putnam's 5th (also given 4th) regt. ; Continental Army pay
accoimts for .service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also. Adjutant, same
regt.; list of officers to be commissioned, dated Boston, April 10, 1777; also,
same regt.; return of officers for clothing; receipt for said clothing, dated
Boston, June 17, 1778 ; also, Lieutenant, same regt. ; return of officers for
clothing, dated Boston, Nov. 24, 1778 ; also, same regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; reported as serving 9
mos. 18 days as Lieutenant, 2 mos. 12 days as Captain, and during 11 mos. as
Adjutant; also. Captain, same regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for ser-
vice from Jan. 1, 1780, to Nov. 30, 1780 ; also, Captain, Col. Putnam's (5th) regt.
muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated Garrison West Point; reported as serving as
Brigade (Quartermaster; also, recommendation addressed to His Excellency
John Hancock, dated Garrison West Point, Jan. 8, 1781, signed by Col. Put-
nam, recommending certain officers to till vacancies in his regiment; said
Trotter, Lieutenant, (late) 5th Mass. regt., recommended for a Captaincy, vice
Benjamin Gardner, resigned ; commission to date; from Oct. 18, 1780 ; ordered
in Coimcil Feb. 8, 1781, that said officers be commissioned ; also, Cai)tain, Col.
Putnam's regt. ; list of officers promoted in tlie Continental Army and for whom
warrants were made out ; warrant issued Feb. 8, 1781 ; also, Cai)tain, 8th co.. Col.
Putnam's regt. ; muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned officers for Feb.
and March, 1781, dated Garrison at West Point; appointed Oct. 18, 1780; re-
ported on command with light infantry; also, return of effectives, dated Gar-
rison West Point, March 2, 1781 ; rei)orted on the staff acting as Quarter Master



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