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pany receipts for wages for Sept.-Dec, 1776.

Webb, Jonathan. List of men on board the ship " Jason," Simon Forrester, Mas-
ter, dated June 15, 1780.

Webb, Joseph, Framingham (probably). Private, Capt. Micajah Glea.son's co. of
Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Concord; ser-
vice, 6 days.

Webb, Joseph, Weymouth. Private, Capt. Joseph Trufant's co. ; service from
Dec. 1, 1776, to Jan. 1, 1777, 1 mo. ; company raised for defence of seacoast and
stationed at Hull.

Webb, Joseph, Weymouth. Capt. Pool's (Independent) co. ; muster return of four
Independent cos. stationed at Hull, dated March 1, 1777; age, 16 yrs. ; reported
mustered by Daniel Souther, Muster Master.

Webb, Joseph. Private, in a Concord co. commanded by Lieut. Ephraim M'heeler,
Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt.; service, 6 days; company marched to Koxbury
March 4, 1776, to reinforce Continental Army near Boston.

Webb, Joseph. Private, Capt. Samuel Ward's co.. Col. Solomon Lovell's regt.;
service, 2 days, subsequent to March 10, 1776. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Webb, Joseph. List of men who took the oath in Suffolk Co. Feb. 24, 1777, required
by Congress to be taken on enlisting into tlio army ; also, list of men mustered
by Nathaniel Barber, Cluster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston; Capt.
Nat. Cushing's CO., Col. John Patterson's regt. ; reported received State bounty.

Webb, Joseph. Private, Capt. Samuel Ward's co., Lieut. Col. Symms's detach-
ment of guards ; enlisted March 9, 1778; discharged April 26, 1778; service, 1
mo. 19 days, under Maj. Gen. Heath at Boston and Dorchester.

Webb, Joseph. Private, Capt. Lemuel Clap's co., Maj. Nathaniel Heath's detach-
ment of guards ; enlisted June 4, 1779 ; discharged Aug. 12, 1779 ; service, 2
mos. 9 days ; company stationed at Dorchester Heights.

Webb, Joseph. Captain, Ward No. 10 co.. Col. Henry Bromfield's (Boston) regt.
of Mass. militia; list of ofticers chosen by the several companies in said regi-
ment, dated Boston, Nov. 25, 1776; ordered in Council Nov. 25, 1776, that said
officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned Nov. 25, 1776 ; also. Captain,
Lieut. Col. Jabez Hatch's (Boston) regt.; service with detachment com-
manded by Maj. Andrew Symmes drafted to serve for 5 weeks in guarding
stores under Maj. Gen. Heath at and about Boston, agreeable to order of Coun-
cil of May 12, 1777; also, list of captains in Col. Jabez Hatch's regt. of guards
which was stationed at Boston xmder Gen. Heath and later under Gen. Gates;



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Webb, Joseph, continued.

said Webb reported as having served under Gen. Heath in 1777; also, ofiScial
record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated April 25, 1778 ; said
Webb chosen 2d Major, Boston regt. of Mass. militia; appointment concurred
in by Council April 25, 1778 ; reported commissioned April 25, 1778 ; also, official
record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated Oct. 9, 1778 ; said Webb
chosen 1st Major, Boston regt. of Mass. militia; appointment concurred in by
Council Oct. 9, 1778 ; also, ajjpoiutment dated War OfSce, June 29, 1779, signed
by Sam. Phps. Savage, in behalf of the Board of War and the agents for the
salvors of the British ship of war " Somerset," appointing said Webb, Major,
and others appraisers of the cannon and their appurtenances saved from the
wreck of said vessel, and requesting them to make return as soon as possible;
appraisement of articles taken from above mentioned ship, made by said Webb
and others, appraisers, dated Boston, July 16, 1779, appears on reverse of ap-
pointment; also, official record of a ballot by the Hou.se of Representatives,
dated May 5, 1780; said Webb chosen Lieutenant Colonel, Boston regt. of
Mass. militia; appointment concurred in by Council May 5, 1780; reported
commissioned May-, 1780; also. Lieutenant Colonel Commandant of a regi-
ment raised to reinforce the Continental Army for 3 months and stationed at
Peekskill; engaged Aug. 3, 1781; discharged Dec. 2, 1781; service, 4 mos. 10
days, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home ; also, Lieutenant Colonel, Col.
Edward Proctor's (Boston) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers [year not
given].

Webb, Joseph. Private, Capt. Lieut. William Burbeck's co. ; enlisted July 1, 1780 ;
service to Oct. 24, 1781, 15 mos. 24 days ; company raised for defence of Castle
and Governor's Islands and commanded by His Excellency John Hancock ;
roll sworn to at Boston ; also, Corporal, Capt. Thomas Cu.shing's co. ; service
from Oct. 25, 1781, to Oct. 24, 1782, 12 mos. ; company rai.sed for defence of
Castle and Governor's Islands ; I'olls sworn to at Boston ; also. Quarter Gunner,
same co. ; service from Oct. 25, 1782, to Jan. 24, 1783, 3 mos. ; reported as
serving 1 mo. 6 days as Corporal, 1 mo. 24 days as Quarter Gunner; promoted
to Quarter Gunner Dec. 1, 1782; also, same co. ; service from Jan. 25, 1783, to
Oct. 24, 1785, 33 mos. ; company raised for defence of Castle and Governor's
Islands ; rolls sworn to at Boston ; also, same co. ; treasury pay rolls for service
from Oct. 25, 1785, to April 25, 1786, at the Castle.

Webb, Joshua, Salem. Sergeant, Capt. Nathan Brown's co.. Col. John Mansfield's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged May 25, 1775; service, 9 weeks
5 days; also, Capt. Brown's co.. Col. Mansfield's (19th) regt. commanded by
Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson ; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order
for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Camp Winter Hill, Oct. 27, 1775. [See
Joshua Wells. ]

Webb, Josiah, Boston. Seaman, schooner "Resolution," commanded by Capt.
Amos Potter; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to in Suffolk Co.,
April 5, 1781 ; age, 23 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, light ; occupation,
mariner; residence, Boston.

Webb, Josiah. Capt. Asa Prince's co.. Col. Danforth Keyes's regt. ; enlisted Aug.
15, 1777; discharged Jan. 3, 1778; service, 4 mos. 18 days, at Rhode Island;
roll dated Danvers ; also, Fifer, .same co. and regt. ; payroll dated I'rovidence,
Dec. 31, 1777.

Webb, Josiah. Pay abstract for rations of officers of the sloop "Defence," com-
manded by Capt. James Nivens. dated Boston, July 23, 1781 ; rations allowed
said Webb from June 18 to June 30, 1781 ; also. Boatswain, sloop " Defence,"
commanded by Capt. James Nivens ; engaged June 20, 1781 ; discharged Sept.
26, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 6 days ; roll dated Boston ; also, order on Henry



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Wkbb, Josiah, continued.

Gardner, Esii-, payable to Thomas Lace Cowley, dated Boston, Oct. 15, 1781,
signed by said Webb, for wages for service on board the State sloop " Defence,"
commanded by Capt. James Nevins.

"Webb, Jotham, Danvers. Private, Capt. Israel Hutchinson's co. of Minute-men,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 2 days.

"Webb, Michael, Danvers. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Page's co. ; service to time of
leaving anny, 2 days, probably on the alarm of April 19, 1775; also, Capt.
Enoch Putnam's co.. Col. Mansfield's regt. ; order for advance pay, .signed by
said Webb and others, dated Cambridge, June 8, 1775 ; also, Private, same co.
and regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 12, 1775; service, 2
mos. 25 days; also, Capt. Putnam's co.. Col. John Mansfield's (19th) regt.
commanded by Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson; company return dated Oct. 6,
1775.

Webb, Nath., Danvers. Private, Capt. Edmund Putnam's (Alarm) co. in Dan-
vers, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 2 days.

Webb, Nathaniel, Woolwich (also given Newcastle). Certificate dated Cam-
bridge, June 24, 1775, signed by Capt. Samuel McCobb, certifying tliat said
Webb and others belonging to his company. Col. Nixon's regt., were in need of
cartridge boxes and had each received one, for which said McCobb promised
to be accountable; also, Capt. Samuel McCobb's co., Col. John Nixon's (5th)
regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Webb and others, dated Cam-
bridge, July 26, 1775 ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 9, 1775; service, 1 mo. 24 days; also, company
return dated Camp at Winter Hill, Oct. 7, 1775; also, list of men raised to
serve in the Continental Army, as returned by Capt. Benjamin Evans ; resi-
dence, Woohvich; engaged for town of Salisbury; joined Capt. Baley's co..
Col. M. Jackson's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also, Corporal, Capt. James Bancroft's
CO., Col. ISIichael Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from May 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also. Private, same co. ; list of officers and
men belonging to Col. Michael Jackson's Mass. Line regt. returned probably
in 1779; also. Corporal, Capt. Wade's co., Col. Jackson's regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1 to Jan. 12, 1780; also, descriptive
list dated Camp New Windsor, Jan. 12, 1780 [81] ; Capt. Thomas Seward's
CO., 3d Artillery regt. ; rank, Matross ; age, 30 yrs. ; stature, G ft. ; complexion,
dark ; residence, Woolwich ; engaged for town of Woolwich ; re-engaged Jan.
1, 1780, by Lieut. Price, for during the war; reported received State and Conti-
nental bounties ; also, treasury pay roll drawn for amount of gratuity due non-
commissioned officers and soldiers of the Mass. Line of the Continental Army,
agreeable to resolve of Jan. 15, 1781 ; 1st Artillery regt. ; rank, Matross ; also,
deposition of said Webb, of Newcastle, aged sixty-six years, sworn to in Lin-
coln Co., July 16, 1818, deposing that previous to the year 1780 he had enlisted
for during the war in Capt. Seward's co.. Col. Cran's (Crane's) regt., and that
he had served as a private soldier until peace was declared, and was then
honorably discharged, which discharge he had lost; the deposition referred to
was made for the purpose of securing .$20 or 200 acres of land allowed to Conti-
nental soldiers by resolve of March 5, 1801.

"Webb, Nathaniel Coit. Prize Master, brigantine "Tyrannicide," commanded
by Capt. Jonathan Haraden; engaged Feb. 25, 1777; discharged Aug. 29, 1777;
roll sworn to in Suffolk Co. ; also, petition dated Boston, Sept. 4, 1777, signed
by Thomas Adams, of Boston, asking that said Webb be commissioned as
commander of the sloop "Revenge" (privateer), fitted out for a 3 months
cruise ; ordered in Council Sept. 4, 1777, that a commission be issued ; also,
petition dated Boston, Oct. 27, 1777, signed liy Joel Webber and Josiah Harris,
formerly of Old York and Duxbury, respectively, but for about sixteen years



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Webb, Nathaniel Coit, continued.

residents of Annapolis, N. S., stating that they had sailed from Annapohs,
bound for Halifax, to purchase supplies and provisions; that on Oct. 17, l-7<,
they had been taken by the sloop "Revenge" (privateer), commanded by
said Webb, Captain, and brought into Salem, and requesting that they might
be liberated to return home or else granted permission to see their friends
livin- in Massachusetts; ordered in Council Oct. 27, 1777, that the prayer of
the petitioners bo granted; aZ.so, petition dated Boston, Nov. 1, 1777 signed
by Capt. Silas Atkiiis, in behalf of himself and others, asking that said Webb
be commissioned as commander of the sloop " America " (privateer) ; ordered
in Council Dec. 4, 1777, that a commission be issued ; also, 1st Lieutenant,
brigantine " Saratoga " (privateer) ; petition dated Salem, April 29, 1780,
si-ned by Samuel Williams, asking that ^lark Clark be commissioned as com-
mander of said vessel; ordered in Council May 10, 1780, that a commission be
issued; also, petition dated Boston, July 10, 1781, signed by George Williams,
of Salem, in behalf of himself and others, asking that said Webb be commis-
sioned as commander of the sloop " Hazard " (privateer) ; age, 33 yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, light; advised in Council July 10, 1781, that a com-
mission be issued.
Webb Oliver, Salem. Sailor, brigantine "Murr," John Burchmore, Master; de-
scriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to Nov. 18, 1780 ; age, 21 j-rs. ; stature,
5 ft. 8 in. ; comnlexion, dark; residence, Salem.
Webb Oliver. Seaman, brigantine "Massachusetts," commanded by Capt. John
Fisk; abstract for advance pay for 1 month, dated Salem, March 17, liu;
also same vessel and commander ; engaged Feb. 22, 1777 ; discharged July 31,
1777- service, 5 mos. 9 days; roll dated Boston; also, same vessel and com-
mander; engaged July 31, 1777; discharged Oct. 16, 1777; roll dated Boston.
Webb Oliver. Seaman, brigantine " Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. Jonathan
Haraden; pay roll of men deserted, left sick at Martinico, etc. ; engaged Oct.
10 (also given Oct. 6), 1777; said Webb reported as sick at Martmico; also,
list of men returned as sick in hospital and at Mr. Carter's ; said Webb reported
as at Air. Carter's; entered Feb. 24, 1778; also. Seaman, brigantme "Tyranni-
cide " commanded by Capt. Jonathan Haraden ; pay roll made up for wages
of Surgeon Edward K. Turner and a portion of the crew ; engaged Nov. 2,
1777; discharged Jmie 26, 1778; service, 7 mos. 24 days.
Webb Oliver. Petition dated Salem. Dec. 15, 1780, signied by Bartholomew Putnam,
of Salem asking that Francis Boardman be commissioned as commander of the
ship " Thomas " (privateer) ; advised in Council Dec. 15, 1780, that a commis-
sion be issued ; said Webb appears in a descriptive list of officers and crew of
the " Thomas," which accompanies petition ; age, 25 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. o m. ;
complexion, light.
Webb Oliver. Petition dated Boston, Oct. 9, 1782, signed by Nathaniel C. Webb,
in behalf of himself and others, of Salem, asking that said Oliver Webb be
commissioned as commander of the schooner " Rainbow " (privateer) ; advised
in Council Oct. 9, 1782, that a commission be issued.
Webb, Paul, Scituate. Private, Capt. William Turner's co. ; pay abstract for
mileage to and from camp, dated Jan. 9, 1776; mileage for 56 miles allowed
said Webb; company joined Col. John Bailey's regt. Dec. 10, 1775; also, Capt.
Joseph Stetson's co.. Col. Anthony Thomas's regt. ; service, 5 days; company
marched from Scituate to Hingham March 24, 1776, on an alarm subsequent
to the time of taking Dorchester Heights ; also, Capt. Stetson's co.. Col. Dyke s
regt. ; pay abstract for rations to and from camp and travel allowance home,
dated Boston, Nov. -, 1776, and endorsed " Regiment at Dochester Height; "
60 miles travel allowed said Webb.



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Webb, Perez, Boston. Private, Capt. "William Wyman'sco., Col. John Paterson's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 28, 1775; service, 2 mos.
8 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775]; also, order for bounty
coat dated Camp No. 3, Charlestown, Nov. 4, 1775.

"Webb, Perez, Dedham. Receipt for boimties paid said ^\'ebb and others for enlist-
ing into the Coiitinental Army, sworn to March 8, 1777, as having been paid
by Col. Benjamin Brown, Muster Master; said "Webb joined Capt. William
Walker's co.. Col. Paterson's regt. ; also, list of men raised to serve iii the
Continental Army from Col. William Mcintosh's (1st Suffolk Co.) regt., as
returned by Capt. George Gould, Capt. Abel Richards, and Capt. Ebenezer
Battle, all of Dedham, dated Feb. 16, 1778; residence, Dedham; engaged for
town of Dedham.

Webb, Samuel, Boston. Conductor, under [Ezx'kiel] Cheever, who was Commis-
sary of Ordnance Stores with rank of Deputy Conmiissary General ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 17, 1777, to Dec. .'51, 1780; also. Con-
ductor ; pay roll for July, 1777, certified at Boston ; also, i)ay roll of a detach-
ment of volunteers who enlisted from Capt. Nathan Hamilton's co. of the 3d
Precinct in Brookfield, upon application to Committee of Safety of Brookfield
for a guard by said Webb, Conductor of Ordnance Stores at that place ; said
detachment was in service from Jan. 1, 1779, to Feb. 6, 1779, 1 mo. 6 days,
imder I^ieut. Joseph Olmstead, guarding magazine stores at Brookfield ; 1 Cor-
poral and 5 Privates served 6 days in addition guarding stores sent to Providence
by order of Col. Chevers; also, Conductor, in a corps of artificers and artillery
stationed at Springfield; statement of Continental balances [year not given].

Webb, Samuel, Pembroke. Private, Capt. Freedom Chamberlain's co., Gen. John
Thomas's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 3, 1775 ; service,
3 mos. 6 days ; also, company return dated Camp at Roxbury, Oct. 6, 1775 ;
reported discharged Sept. 13, 1775; also. Corporal, Capt. John Turner's co.,
Col. John Cushhig's regt. ; marched Dec. 9, 1776; service, 17 days; company
marched to Providence, R. I., on an alarni.

Webb, Samuel, Salem. Capt. Thomas Barnes's co.. Col. Mansfield's regt. ; order
for advance pay, signed by said Webb and others, dated Cambridge, June 27,
1775; also. Private, Capt. Barnes's co., Col. Mansfield's regt.; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 24, 1775 ; service, 2 mos. 12 days ; also, Capt.
Barnes's co., Col. John Mansfield's (19tli) regt. commanded by Lieut. Col.
Israel Hutchinson; company return dated Camj) at Winter Hill, Oct. 5, 1775;
reported enlisted into the train July 14, 1775; also, Matross, Capt. Edward
Crafts's CO., Col. Richard Gridley's (Artillery) regt. ; muster roll made up to
Aug. 1, 1775, dated Cambridge; enlisted July 14, 1775; service, 2 weeks 4
days; also, company return dated French Lines, Oct. 12, 1775; also, order for
bounty coat endorsed " Nov 6th 1775."

Webb, Samuel. General order dated Headquarters, Cambridge, July 22, 1775;
said Webb, Lieutenant, appointed Aide-de-camp to Maj. Gen. Putnam.

Webb, Samuel. Seaman, brig "Dolphin," Israel Turner, Master, bound on voyage
from Boston to Bilboa; portage bill made up for advance pay for 1 month;
reported in pay March 11, 1778.

Webb, Samuel, Jr. Private, Capt. Samuel Ward's co.. Col. Solomon Lovell's regt. ;
service, 4 days, subsequent to March 10, 1776. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Webb, Seth. Private, in a company commanded by Lieut. Andrew Oilman ; entered
service Oct. 12, 1776 ; discharged Feb. 2, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 20 days ; com-
pany stationed at Penobscot river.



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Webb, Seth. Foremastman, schooner "Hazard," Benjamin Hamond, Master;
portage bill made up for advance pay for 1 month, dated Boston, April 7,
1777 ; shipped Jan. 8, 1777.

Webb, Stephen. Private, Capt. Benjamin Ward, Jr.'s co. ; enlisted Jan. 22, 1776 ;
service, 7 mos. 7 days ; company raised ra Salem and stationed there for defence
of seacoast.

Webb, Stephen. Quarter Master, brigantine " Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt.
Jonathan Haraden ; engaged March 13, 1777 ; roll made up for advance pay
for 1 month ; also, Seaman, same vessel and commander ; engaged March 13,
1777 ; discharged Aug. 29, 1777 ; roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Webb, Stephen. 1st Lieutenant, sloop " Patty " (privateer) ; petition dated Salem,
Jan. 21, 1778, signed by Elias Hasket Dferby and Ichabod Nichols, asking that
Samuel Hobbs be commissioned as commander of said vessel ; ordered in
Council Jan. 21, 1778, that a commission be issued; also, petition dated Bos-
ton, Nov. 20, 1779, signed by Andrew Cabot, of Beverly, asking that said
Webb be commissioned as commander of the brig "Saratoga" (privateer) ;
ordered in Council Nov. 20, 1779, that a commission be issued; also, petition
dated Boston, Jan. 15, 1781, signed by Job Prince, Jr., in behalf of Andrew
Cobbet (Cabot) and others, of Beverly, asking that said Webb be commis-
sioned as commander of the ship " Commerce " (privateer) ; advised in Coun-
cil Jan. 15, 1781, that a commission be issued; also, petition dated Boston,
Feb. 14, 1782, signed by Job Prince, Jr., in behalf of John and Andrew
Cabot, of Beverly, asking that said Webb be commissioned as commander of
the ship "Resolution" (privateer) ; advised in Council March 6, 1782, that a
commission be issued.

Webb, Stephen. Treasury pay roll made up for wages of said Webb and men under
his command, dated Oct. 28, 1783 [pay allowed said Webb, Sergeant, and his
men for service as guards at the forts at Salem from July -, 1782, to April -,
1783, as per Council Records].

Webb, Stephen. List of prisoners brought to Marblehead in the cartel " Pacific "
to be exchanged for British prisoners, as returned by Thomas Stone, Commis-
sary [year not given] ; said Webb, Private, reported as having been taken in
the schooner " General Gates" (privateer) by the British brig " Hope."

Webb, Thomas, Boston. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as
returned by Capt. Samuel Ward and Capt. Thomas Nash to Col. David Gush-
ing; engaged for town of Weymouth; joined Capt. James Jones's co.. Col.
Jackson's regt. ; term, 3 years ; reported a foreigner ; also, list of men mus-
tered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for SuiTolk Co., dated Boston, July
7, 1777; Capt. Langdon's co.. Col. Henry Jackson's regt.; reported received
State bounty; also. Private, Capt. John Langdon's co.. Col. Henry Jackson's
regt. ; pay roll for Feb., 1778, dated Lancaster; also, return certified at Camp
near- Morristown, April 30, 1780, of officers and men belonging to Col. Lee's,
Col. Henley's, and Col. Jackson's regts., and men belonging to Massachusetts
in Col. Henry Sherburne's regt., who were incorporated into a regiment imder
the command of Col. Henry Jackson, agreeable to the arrangement of April
9, 1779; rank. Private; residence, Boston; engaged June 18, 1777; term, 3
years ; said Webb appears among men belonging to Col. Henry Jackson's regt.
who had been discharged from the rolls prior to above arrangement ; reported
deserted April 18, 1778.

Webb, Thomas, Scituate. Corporal, Capt. William Turner's (3d Scituate) co. of
militia, Col. Anthony Thomas's regt., which marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775 ; service, 4 days ; also, Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Stockbridge's co.. Gen.
John Thomas's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; engaged May 10, 1775 ;



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"Webb, Thomas, continued.

service, 2 mos., 3 weeks, 6 days; also, order for bounty coat dated Roxbury
Camp, Jan. 5, 1776, and endorsed " Coll. Bailey's regt."

"U'ebb, Tho>ias. Private, Capt. Benjamin Hooper's co. ; marched Feb. 12, 1776;
service to Sept. 22, 177(), 7 mos. 9 days ; company reported as mustered by Peter
Noyes, Muster Master, at Falmouth, Cumberland Co., Feb. 29, 1776, and sta-
tioned there for defence of seacoast.

"Webb, Thomas. Corporal, Capt. Thomas Barnes's (.jth) co., Lieut. Col. Thomas
Nixon's (-ith) regt.; regimental return dated North Castle, Nov. 9, 177(5; also,
receipts for wages for Sept. -Dec, 1776; also, order on Paymaster Howard
(Heywood) , dated Salem, Marcli 12, 1777, signed by said Webb, for wages,
etc., due for service in 4th regt. commanded by Col. Nixon; receipt dated
March 15, 1777, signed by Robert Mackintire, for £5 6s 5d, appears on reverse
of order.

"VTebb, Thomas. Drummer, Capt. Asa White's co. ; return for equipments, dated
Weymouth, March 20, 1775; also, Capt. Samuel Ward's co.. Col. Solomon
Lovell's regt. ; service, 4 days; company marched March 4, 1776, at the time
of taking Dorchester Heights; also, same co. and regt. ; service, 4 days, sub-
sequent to March 10, 1776 ; roll sworn to in Suffolk Co. ; also, Capt. Thomas
Nash's CO., Col. David Cushing's regt. ; service, 3 days, in Aug., 1777, at Hull.

Webb, Thomas. List of prisoners to be received in exchange for British prisoners
sent to Halifax in the cartel " Swift," as attested by Robert Pierpont, Com-
missarj% dated Oct. 9, 1777; said M'ebb, Seaman, to be exchanged for John
Cockran, Seaman.

Webb, Thomas. Capt. Ephraim Fitch's co.. Col. A.shley's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ;
entered sei'vice July 8, 1777 ; discharged July 27, 1777 ; service, 19 days ; also,
Sergeant, Lieut. Andrew Loomiss's CO., Col. Ashley's (Berkshire Co.) regt.;
entered service Oct. 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 17, 1780; service, 4 days; com-
pany called out on the alarm at Bennmgton of Oct. 14, 1780.

Webb, Thomas. List of prisoners to be returned in exchange for British prisoners
sent in the cartel " Favourite " [year not given].

Webb, Will. Private, Capt. John Spoor's co., Col. John Brown's regt. ; entered
service July 18, 1780; .service, 3 mos. 2 days; reported killed Oct. 19, 1780;
company raised in Berkshire Co. ; regiment raised to reinforce Continental
Ajiny for 3 months.

Webb, Willlam. Private, Capt. Thomas Rice's co., Col. John Waterman's regt. ;
copy of a pay abstract for wages and billeting allowed from Dec. 4, 1776, to
Jan. 6, 1777, endor.sed "R. I'd militia;" said Webb credited with 14 days



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