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Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt. ; company receipt for wages for Nov., 1776, dated
Dorchester ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for travel allowance,
etc., from Dorchester Heights home, sworn to in Suffolk Co., Nov. 29, 1776;
said Webber credited with allowance for 5 days (110 miles) travel ; also, list
of men mustered by Nathaniel Wells, Muster Master for York Co., dated
Wells, Jan. 25, 1777 ; Capt. Daniel Wheelwright's co.. Col. Ebenezer Francis's
regt. ; enlistment, 3 years ; reported received State and Continental bovmties ;
also, Private, Capt. Francis's co., Col. Tupper's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 24, 1779; residence. Wells; en-
gaged for town of Wells; also, Capt. Wheelwright's co.. Col. Francis's regt. ;
subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Dec. 24, 177(5, to date of marching,
March 22, 1777; said W^ebber credited with 89 rations; also, Capt. Wheel-
wright's CO., Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt. ; return dated Jan. 25, 1778; resi-
dence, Sanford ; engaged for town of Sanford ; mustered by County Muster
Master Wells and by Continental Muster Master Varrick.

Webber, Jos., Wenham. Corporal, Capt. Richard Peabody's co., Col. Edward
Wigglesworth's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance from Ticonderoga in
1776 ; 224 miles travel allowed said Webber.

Webber, Joseph, Boston. Private, Capt. Lemuel Trescott's co., Col. Jonathan
Brewer's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 16, 1775 ; service,
2 mos. 20 days ; also, company return dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775.

Webber, Joseph, Boston. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 16, 1777 ; Maj. Stevens's battalion ;
reported received State bounty; also. Bombardier, Capt. Thomas Seward's
CO., Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Feb. 1, 1777, to Feb. 1, 1780 ; residence, Boston ; reported dis-
charged Feb. 1, 1780 ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for May, 1778, dated
Camp Valley Forge; term, 3 years; reported " Com'd Shoe Factory 13th
March ; " also, descriptive list dated Camp New Windsor, Jan. 12, 1780 ; Capt.
Thomas Seward's co., 3d Artillery regt.; rank, Bombardier; age, 21 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, dark ; engaged for town of Boston ; engaged
Feb. 1, 1777; term, 3 years; reported received State and Continental bounties.

Webber, Joseph, Cape Elizabeth. Private, Capt. Richard Mayberry's co.. Col.
Benjamin Tupper's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Feb. 9, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, same co. and regt. ; return dated Jan. 25,
1778; residence. Cape Elizabeth; engaged for town of Cape Elizabeth; mus-
tered by County Muster Master Barber and by Col. Varrick, Continental Mus-
ter Master; also, same regt. ; muster roll for ]March, 1779, dated West Point;
enlisted Feb. 9, 1777; enlistment, 3 years; reported transferred to light in-
fantry CO. April 1, 1779; also, Capt. Samuel Page's (Light Infantry) co., Col.



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Webber, Joseph, contimied.

Tapper's regt. ; muster roll dated West Point, April 5, 1779; also, Capt.
Clark's CO., Col. Tapper's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for .service
from Jan. 1, 1780, to Feb. 9, 1780; reported discharged.

Webber, Joseph, Dorchester. Matross, Maj. Thomas Pierce's co.. Col. Gridley's
(Artillery) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 8, 1775 ; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 1 day; also, company return dated Roxbury Camp, Sept. 29, 1775;
also, order for bountj' coat or its equivalent in money dated Cami^ at Koxbury,
Dec. 27, 1775.

Webber, Joseph, Gloucester. Private, Capt. Joseph Roby's co., Col. Moses Little's
(17th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 31, 1775 ; service, 2
mos. 6 days; also, comj>any return [probably Oct., 1775]; age, 19 yrs. ; also,
order for mouey iu lieu of bounty coat dated Dec. 11, 1775.

Webber, Joseph. Private, in a company commanded by Capt. Thomas Nash, of
Weymouth, Col. Solomon Lovell's regt.; service, 4 days; company marched
March 4, 1776, at the time of taking Dorchester Heights; roll endor.sed
" Minute Roll; " also, Capt. Thomas Nash's co., Col. Solomon Lovell's regt. ;
service, 2 days, subsequent to March 10, 1776; roll sworn to at Weymouth.

Webber, Joseph. Private, Capt. Stephen Badlam's co.. Col. Knox's (Artillery)
regt. stationed near Boston ; service probably rendered between Jan. -, and
April -, 1776, as per certificate dated Dec. 14, 1839.

Webber, Joseph. Private, Capt. Briant Morton's co. ; entered service Feb. 5,
1776; service to Sept. 1, 1776; company stationed on seacoast at Cape Eliza-
beth and Scarborough; also, Capt. Morton's co.. Col. Mitchel's regt.; service
from Sept. 1, 1776, to date of discharge, Nov. 25, 1776, 2 mos. 25 days; com-
pany stationed on seacoast at Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough.

Webber, Joseph. Private, Capt. Nehemiah Curtis's co.. Col. Jonathan Mitchel's
regt.; entered service July 7, 1779; discharged Sejit. 25, 1779; service, 2 mos.
18 days, on Penobscot expedition. Roll dated Ilarpswell and sworn to at
North Yarmouth.

Webber, Joseph. Private, Capt. John Blunt's co., Col. Samuel McCobb's regt. ;
service from June 28, 1779, to Sept. 28, 1779, 3 mos. (also given 2 mos. 16 days) ,
on Penobscot expedition.

Webber, Joseph. Private, Capt. Noah Allen's co., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt. ;
muster roll for Aug., 1781, dated Camp Peekskill; enlisted March 22, 1781;
enlistment, 3 years. [See John Webber and William Webber.]

Webber, Joshua. Private, Capt. Nehemiah Curtis's co.. Col. Jonathan Mitchel's
regt. ; entered service July 7, 1779 ; discharged Sept. 25, 1779 ; service, 2 mos.
18 days, on Penob.scot expedition. Roll dated Harpswell and sworn' to at
North Yarmouth.

Webber, Jotham, Old York (also given York) . Corporal, Capt. Samuel Darby's
CO., Col. James Scamman's (30th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; en-
listed May 3, 1775; service, 3 mos. 6 days; also, company return [probably
Oct., 1775], including abstract of pay to last of July, 1775; also, order for
money in lieu of bounty coat dated Cambridge, Oct. 28, 1775.

Webber, Jotham. List of men who guarded the powder-house at Watertown from
July 28, 1776, to Aug. 1, 1776, under dii-ection of Alexander Shepard, Jr. ;
said Webber credited with service for 1 day and 3 nights.

Wkbber, Luis (also given Lewis) . Private, Capt. John Blunt's co.. Col. Samuel
McCo»)b's regt.; .service from June 28, 1779, to Sept. 28, 1779, 3 mos. (also
given 2 mos. 8 days), on Penobscot expedition.



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"Webber, Michael, Gloucester. Private, Capt. Joseph Roby's co., Col. Moses
Little's (17th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 29, 1775;
service, 2 mos. 8 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775]; age, 19
yrs. ; also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Dec. 11, 1775.

"Webber, Noah. Private, Capt. Simeon Brown's co., Col. Nathaniel "Wade's regt. ;
enlisted July 1, 1778; service, 6 mos. 8 days, at Rhode Island; company dis-
charged at East Greenwich ; regiment raised in Essex and York counties ;
also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls sworn to at Ea.st Greenwich, Sept. 17,
Sept. 24, Oct. 14, Nov. 6, and Nov. 14, 1778; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

"Webber, Noah. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Cousens's co., (late) Maj. Littlefield's
detachment of York co. militia; entered service July(j, 1779; discharged Aug.
24, 1779; service, 1 mo. 19 days, on Penobscot expedition.

"Webber, Noah. Receipt dated Wells, March 27, 1781, for botmties paid said
"Webber and others by the Selectmen to serve in the Continental Army for
the term of 3 years, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; also. Private, Col.
Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from March 27, 1781, 21 mos. 5 days ;
also, Capt. ^latthew Chambers's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (6th) regt. ;
return for wages for the year 1782; said "Webber allowed wages for Dec, 1782,
1 mo.

"Webber, Paul, York (also given Old York) . Certificate dated York, March 10,
1777, signed by Joseph Bragdon, Jr., Muster Master, stating that he had mus-
tered said "Webber and others subsequent to Feb. 20, 1777; Capt. Samuel
Derby's co.. Col. John Bailey's regt.; residence, York; engaged for to-«Ti
of York ; term, 3 years ; reported received State boimty ; also. Private, 2d co.,
Col. Bailey's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 12,
1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Samuel Darby's (2d) co.. Col. John Bailey's
regt. ; company return dated Valley Forge, Jan. 25, 1778 ; residence. Old
York ; also. Colonel's co., Col. Bailey's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Feb. 12, 1780.

Webber, "Persuel." Order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, dated Brimfield,
March 19, 1782, signed by said Webber, for wages for service in Capt. Brown-
ing's CO., Col. Murray's regt., in 1780. [See Sewall "Webber.]

"Webber, Philip. Capt. Samuel "Waterhouse's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards ; marched from home March 30, 1778 ; service, 3 mos. 9 days, at "Winter
Hill ; company detached from militia to serve from April 2, 1778, to July 3,
1778.

"Webber, Prince. Private, Capt. John Russell's co. ; service from' Sept. 30, 177(5,
to Nov. 22, 1776, 1 mo. 22 days ; company raised for defence of seacoa.st and
stationed at Martin's (Martha's) Vineyard under Maj. Barachiah Bassett.

"Webber, Richard, Boston. Cook, ship "Essex" (privateer), commanded by
Capt. John Cathcart ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to in Suffolk
Co., Jime 12, 1780; age, 40 yrs. ; residence, Boston.

"Webber, Richard, Marblehead. Private, Capt. John Glover, Jr.'s (10th) co., Col.
John Glover's (21st) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 19,
1775; service, 2 mos. 17 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Webber, Richard. Private, Capt. Samuel Gregg's co.. Col. James Cargill's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 25, 1775; discharged Dec. 31, 1775; service, 4 mos., 2 weeks, 3
days ; company raised in St. Georges, "Waldoborough, and Camden, Lincoln
Co., and stationed there for defence of seacoast.

"Webber, Richard. Private, Capt. Benjamin Plnmer's co. ; entered service March
5, 1776; service to Sept. 6, 1776, 6 mos.; company stationed at St. Georges



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Webeer, Richard, continued.

for defence of seacoast ; also, same co. ; service from Sept. 5, 177G, to date of
discbarge, Dec. 10, 1776; company stationed at St. Georges for defence of
seacoast.

"Webber, Richard. Seaman, brigantine "Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt.
Jonathan Haraden; engaged Oct. 1, 1777. Roll made up for advance pay for
1 montb.

"Webber, Richard. Sergeant, Capt. Tbomas Robbins's co. ; engaged May 20, 1778 ;
discliarged June 20, 1778; service, 1 mo. 8 days, under Col. John Allan,
including 8 days (160 miles) travel home; company raised for defence of
Machias.

"Webber, Richard. Cook, State ship " Tartar," commanded by Capt. John Catb-
cart; engaged May 18, 1782; discharged Nov. 20, 1782; service, 6 mos. 2 days.
Roll sworn to at Boston.

"Webber, Rinaldo, Brimfield. Private, Capt. Caleb Keep's co.. Col. Israel Chapin's
regt. ; enlisted Oct. 18, 1779; discharged Nov. 21, 1779; service, 1 mo. 10 days,
at Claverack, including 6 days (120 miles) travel home ; regiment raised to
reinforce Continental Army for 3 months; also, descriptive list of men raised
to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to
resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by
Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 11, 1780; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5
ft. 8 in. ; complexion, light ; engaged for town of South Brimfield ; marched
to camp July 11, 1780, under command of Capt. George "Webb; also, list of
men raised for the 6 months service and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as
having passed muster in a return dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780; also,
pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of South Brimfield for service in
the Continental Army during 1780; entered service July-, 1780; discharged
Dec. -, 1780 ; service, 5 mos. 15 days, at West Point.

"Webber, Samuel, Harpswell (also given Boston and Falmouth) . Return of men
raised to .serve in the Continental Army from Col. Jonathan Mitchell's (2d
Cumberland Co.) regt.; residence, Harpswell; engaged for town of Harps-
well ; also, return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt.
Savell's CO., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt., dated Stoughton; residence, Harps-
well ; enlisted for town of Stoughtonham (also given Stoughton) ; joined
Capt. Lane's co., Col. Alden's regt.; enlistment, 3 years; also, list of men
returned by a committee for .settling disi)utes between towns as to soldiers
credited to them ; said Webber claimed by Stoughton and Harpswell ; allowed
to Harpswell ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master
for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 19, 1777; Capt. Daniel Lane's co.. Col.
Ichabod Alden's regt.; reported received State bounty; also. Private, Capt.
Lane's co., Col. Brooks's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec 31, 1779; residence, Boston; also, Capt. Lain's co.,
Col. Alden's regt. ; return dated Albany, Jan. 14, 1778; residence, Falmouth ;
mu.stered by County ISIuster ]Ma.ster Barber and by a Continental Muster
Master; reported on furlough ; also, Capt. Lane's co., 6th !Mass. regt. formerly
commanded by Col. Ichabod Alden ; return of men who were in camp on or
before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent sub.sequently except on
furlough, etc., certified at Cherry Valley, Feb. 24, 1778; also, same co. and
regt.; muster roll for ^larch and April, 1779, dated Cherry Valley ; enlisted
Jan. 1, 1777; enlistment, 3 years.

"Webber, Samuel, Marblehead. Private, Capt. Nicholson Broughton's (5th) co.,
Col. John Glover's (21st) regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; re-
ported drafted.



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"Webbkr, Samuel, Marblehead. Private, Capt. William Courtis's (1st) co., Col.
John Glover's (21st) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 15,
1775; service, 2 mos. 22 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775];
also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Camp at Cambridge, Dec.
21, 1775.

Webber, Samuel, Newbury. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Conti-
nental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780,
returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover,
at Springtield, July 17, 1780; age, 26 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion,
light; engaged for town of Newburyport; marched to camp July 17, 1780,
under command of Capt. Abner Howard ; also, list of men raised for the 6
months service and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster
in a return dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780; also, pay roll for 6 months
men raised by the town of Newburyport for service in the Continental Army
during 1780 ; marched July 8, 1780 ; discharged Dec. 8, 1780 ; service, 5 mos.
14 days, including travel (13 days) home.

Webber, Samuel, Wenham. Capt. Ebenezer Francis's co.. Col. Mansfield's regt. ;
order for advance pay, signed by said Webber and others, dated Cambridge,
June 8, 1775 ; reported as having taken the oath in Middlesex Co. June 8,
1775, required by Congress to be taken by the Mass. army ; also. Private, same
CO. and regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service,
3 mos. 8 days; also, Capt. Francis's co., Col. John Mansfield's (19th) regt.
commanded by Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson ; company return dated Oct. 6,
1775.

Webber, Sasiuel. Private, Capt. Winthrop Boston's (Baston's) co. ; enlisted Feb.
2, 1776 ; company raised in North Yarmouth, Brunswick, Harpswell, New
Gloucester, New Boston (Gray) , and Windham, Cumberland Co., for 2 months
service during the siege of Boston in 1776.

Webber, Samuel. Private, Capt. Stephen Badlam's co.. Col. Knox's (Artillery)
regt. stationed near Boston ; service probably rendered between Jan. -, 1776,
and April -, 1776, as per certificate dated Dec. 14, 1839.

Webber, Samuel. Corporal, Capt. John Russell's co. ; service from Sept. .30, 1776,
to Nov. 22, 1776, 1 mo. 22 days; company raised for defence of seacoast and
stationed at Martin's (Martha's) Vineyard under Maj. Barachiah Bassett.

Webber, Samuel. Private, Capt. Bartholomew York's co.. Col. Edmund Phinney's
(18th) regt. ; muster roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776; enlisted
Feb. 1, 1776, by Capt. York ; reported promoted to Corporal Aug. 28, 1776.

Webber, Samuel. Private, Capt. David Whittier's co., in a regiment commanded
by Maj. Benjamin Gage; service, 40 days; company marched Oct. 2, 1777, to
join Northern army.

Webber, Samuel. Private, Capt. John Morgan's co. ; enlisted Jan. 19, 1778; dis-
charged July 1, 1778 ; service, 5 mos. 12 days ; company detached from militia
of Hampshire and Worcester counties to guard stores and magazines at Spring-
field and Brookfield.

Webber, Samuel. Private, Capt. Archibald McAllister's co., Col. Samuel ^McCobb's
regt. ; enlisted July 11, 1779: service to Sept. 24, 1779, 2 mos. 13 days, on ex-
pedition against Majorbagaduce. Roll endorsed " Regt at Penobscot."

Webber, Samuel. Receipt for firearms, given to Capt. Benjamin Lemont, dated
Camp Coxes Head, Aug. 14, 1781, signed by said Webber and others; also.
Private, Capt. Benjamin Lemont's co., Col. Samuel McCobb's regt. ; enlisted
July 1, 1781; service to Dec. 1, 1781, 5 mos., near Penobscot; roll sworn to in
Lincoln Co.



7GG MASSACHUSETTS soldip:rs axd sailors

Webber, Samuel. Treasury pay roll of Capt. Tlionias Fish's cc, dated Nov. 15,
1782. [See Samuel Weaver.]

Webber, Seth, Boston (also given Boxford) . List of men raised in Suffolk Co.
for Continental service, as returned by Col. Benjamin Gill ; enlistment, during
war; also, return made by a committee appointed to raise one-seventh part of
the male inhabitants of the town of Boxford to serve in the Contmental Army ;
residence, Boston ; engaged for town of Boxford ; joined Col. John Crane's
regt. ; term to expire Jan. 1, 1780; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel
Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, ISIarch 16, 1777; Maj.
Stevens's battalion; reported received State bounty; also, Sergeant, Capt.
Thomas Seward's co.. Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Box-
ford (also given Boston) ; credited to town of Boxford ; also, oSIatross, same
CO. and regt. ; muster roll for May, 1778, dated Camp Valley Forge ; term, 3
years.

Webber, Seth. Carpenter, State ship " Tartar," commanded by Capt. John Cath-
cart; engaged June 7, 1782; discharged Nov. 21, 1782; service, 5 mos. 14 days.
Roll sworn to at Boston.

Webber, SuEL(also given Sewall) . Private, Capt. Nehemiah May's co.. Col. David
Leonard's regt.; entered service May 6, 1777 ; discharged July 8, 1777; service
72 days, at Ticonderoga, including travel (200 miles) home; company raised for
2 months; roll dated Soutli Brimfield; also, Capt. Joseph Browning's co.. Col.
Seth Murray's regt.; enlisted July 17, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service,
3 mos. 1 day, including 7 days (140 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in
Hampshire Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months. [See Persuel
AVebber.]

Webber, Solomon, Damariscotta. Order dated Cambridge, June 30, 1775, signed
by Lieut. Col. William Bond, for accoutrements for the use of said Webber
and others belonging to Capt. Benjamin Bowne's co.. Col. Thomas Gardner's
regt.; also, Private, Capt. Bowne's co., Lieut. Col. William Bond's (late Col.
Thomas Gardner's) 37th regt. ; company return dated Camp Prospect Hill,
Oct. 7, 1775; also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Prospect Hill,
Dec. 18, 1775.

Webber, Solomon, Salem (also given Cape Ann) . Return of men enlisted into the
Continental Army by Maj. John G. Fraizer and turned over to Capt. Nathaniel
Gushing, who were directed to join Col. Patersou's regt. by order dated Head-
quarters, Nov. 17, 1776, signed by D. Adj. Gen. J. Trumbull; Capt. Cook's
CO., Col. Bond's regt. ; also, receipt for bomities paid said Webber and others
for enlistuig into tlie Continental Army, sworn to ]March 8, 1777, as liaving been
paid by Col. Benjamin Brown, Muster Master ; said Webber joined Capt. Abra-
liam Tuckerman's co.. Col. Paterson's regt. ; also, list of men raised to serve
in the Continental Army from 1st Essex Co. regt., sworn to at Salem by Joseph
Sprague, 1st military officer of said town; residence, Salem ; engaged for town
of Salem ; joined Col. Paterson's regt. ; term, during war; also, Private, Maj.
Cog.swell's CO., Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ; Continental Army pay accoimts for
service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Nathaniel Cushmg's
CO., Col. Vose's (14th) regt.; pay abstract for Dec, 1778; also, same co. and
regt. ; pay rolls for Jan. -April, 1779, sworn to at Providence ; also. Major's co.,
Col. Vose's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780,
to June 20, 1780 ; residence. Cape Ann (also given Salem) ; reported deserted
June 20, 1780.

Webber, Stephen, Wells. Private, Capt. Jesse Dorman's co., Col. James Scam-
mon's (30th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted ISLay 12, 1775 ; ser-
vice, 2 mos. 24 days; also, company return [ijrobably Oct., 1775], including



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Webber, Stephen, continued.

abstract of pay to last of July, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equiv-
alent in money dated Cambridge, Oct. 27, 1775.

Webber, Stephen, Jr. Return of men mustered by Nathaniel Wells, Muster
Master for York Co., dated Wells, June 7, 1777; said Webber appears among
men drafted or hired to serve in the Continental Army until Jan 10 [year not
given], to the credit of the town of Wells ; joined Capt. Daniel Wheelwright's
CO., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt.

Webber, Thomas, Pepperell. Descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co. to
reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve
of April 20, 1778; 11th co.. Col. Reed's regt.; age, 31 (also given 21) yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; residence, Pepperell ; engaged for town of Pepperell ; also,
list of men returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col.
R. Putnam, July 20, 1778; arrived at Fishkill June 19, 1778; reported rejected
by Muster Master General as unfit for service.

Webber, Thomas, Waltham. Private, Capt. Caleb Brooks's co.. Col. Nicholas
Dike's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., to and from camp, dated
Boston, Nov. 27, 1776, and endorsed " at Dochester Heights; " 24 miles travel
allowed said Webber.

Webber, Thomas, Wenham. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Putnam's co.. Col. Nathan
Tyler's regt. ; enlisted July 10, 1779; service to Dec. 1, 1779, 4 mos. 21 days, at
Rhode Island; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 1
mo. 5 days service at Rhode Island, travel (106 miles) included.

Webber, William, Wenham. Private, Capt. Thomas Kimball's co. of militia,
Col. John Baker's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 2 days.

Webber, William, Wenham. Private, Capt. Porter's co.. Col. Tupper's regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from March 20, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
also, Capt. Billy Porter's co.. Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt. ; subsistence allowed
from date of enlistment, March 1, 1777, to time of arrival at Bennington ;
credited with 32 days allowance ; 240 miles travel allowed said Webber ; com-
pany to march March 12, 1777 ; also, Capt. Porter's co., Col. Benjamin Tupper's
regt.; return dated Jan. 25, 1778; residence, Wenham; engaged for town of
Wenham; mustered by John Cushing, Esq., County Muster Master, and by
Col. Verrick, Continental Muster Master ; reported attending the sick at
Albany; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1779, dated West
Point ; enlisted March 20, 1777 ; enlistment, 3 years ; reported sick in New
England ; also, Lieut. Osgood Carleton's co. of invalids stationed at Boston,
Col. Lewis Nicola's regt. ; muster roll for Oct., 1779 ; service from Oct. 6 to Oct.
31, 1779, 26 days; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated Nov. 1, 1779;
reported transferred Oct. 6, 1779: also reported infirm, sick, and absent; also,
Capt. McFarland's corps of invalids ; Continental Army pay accounts for ser-
vice from Jan. 1, 1780, to Feb. 29, 1780 ; reported transferred from Col. Tupper's
regt. ; also reported discharged.



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