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Camp at Boston, Sept. 25, 1777, signed by said Weeden and others, requesting
that the objectionable part of their former petition, which was considered
mutinous, be stricken out, and asking that the sergeants of the regiment con-
fined on account of the petition be released ; also. Sergeant, Capt. Balch's (1st)
CO., Col. Crafts's regt. ; service from time of engagement to Oct. 1, 1777, 144
days ; roll sworn to at Boston ; also, same co. and regt. ; list of men who re-
ceived bounty from April 30, 1777, to Dec. 30, 1777, 8 mos.

Weeden, Joseph. Marine, sloop " Pi-ovidence," commanded by Capt. John Peck
Rathburu; list of officers and men entitled to prize shares in the "Loyalty"
and Wreck [year not given].

Weedex, Richard. Petition dated Boston, Aug. 12, 1777, signed by Samuel Brown
and Samuel Vernon, 3d, of Providence, owners of the sloop "Lady Wash-
ington ' ' (privateer) , asking that said Weeden be commissioned as commander
of said vessel ; ordered in Council Aug. 12, 1777, that a commission be issued.



788 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Weeden, Samuel. Private, Capt. Joel Green's co., Col. Ezra Wood's regt. ; service
between June 1, 1778, and Jan. 31, 1779, 7 mos. 22 days, at Peekskill and White
Plains; regiment raised for 8 months; also, same co. and regt.; payroll for
part of May and the month of June, 1778 ; said Weeden allowed 13 days ser-
vice, being 3 days jjreceding march, 9 days (180 miles) travel, and 1 day in
camp; also, same co. and regt.; i)ay rolls for July, Aug., Sept., Oct., and
Dec, 1778.

Weeden, Thomas, Rochester (also given Dartmouth). Private, Capt. Earl Clap's
CO. of Minute-men, Col. Theoi)hilus Cotton's regt., wliich marched in response
to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 12 days; reported enlisted into the
army; also. Sergeant, Capt. Clap's co.. Col. Cotton's regt.; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; engaged May 8, 1775; service, 3 mos. 6 days; also, company
return dated Oct. 7, 1775.

Weedle, Thomas. Sergeant, Capt. John Spoor's co.. Col. John Ashley's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt.; entered service Sept. 19, 1777; discharged Oct. 19, 1777; .ser-
vice, 31 days; company marched to Stillwater. Roll certilied at Sheffield by
Brig. Gen. John Fellows.

Week, Abraham, Kittery. List of men mustered subsequent to Feb. 18, 1777, by
Joseph Bragdon, Jr., Muster Master for York Co., dated York, Feb. 20, 1777;
Capt. Samuel Derby's co.. Col. John Bailey's regt.; residence, Kittery; re-
ported received State boimty.

Week, John, Sandwich. Private, Capt. Mieah Hamlen's co.. Col. Thomas Mar-
shall's regt.; entered service June 6, 1776; service to Aug. 1, 1776, 1 mo. 26
days. Roll dated Castle Island.

Week, William. Sergeant, Capt. Micah Hamblen's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's
(1st) regt. of guards ; muster roll dated Cambridge, June 1, 1778 ; enlistment,
3 months from April 2, 1778; also, same co. and regt. ; marched April 7, 1778;
service to July 6, 1778, 2 mos. 28 days, at Cambridge, including 4 days (80 miles)
travel home ; roll sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Weekes, Josiah. Capt. Francis Stone's co.. Col. James Converse's (Worcester
Co.) regt. ; service, 3 days, on an alarm at Bennington in Aug., 1777. [Name
appears as Josiah Wicks on a duplicate roll.]

Weekes, Peter. Capt. Peter Ingersoll's co., (late) Col. David Brewer's (9th)
regt. ; order for bounty coat dated Nov. 18, 1775.

Weekes, Samuel, Warwick. Private, Capt. Ichabod Dexter's co.,Col. Benjamin
Ruggles Woodbridge's (25th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enli.sted
May 2, 1775; service, 3 mos. 7 days; also, company return [probably Oct.,
1775].

Weekes, Samuel. Private, Lieut. William Bird's co.. Col. Thayer's regt. ; enlisted
July 19, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 3 days, including 11
days (220 miles) travel home ; company .stationed at West Point ; regiment
raised in Suffolk Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Weekes, Thomas. Adjutant; list of officers of Col. David Brewer's regt. returned
to be commissioned ; recommended in Committee of Safety, at Cambridge,
June 17, 1775, that said officers be commissioned by Congress; ordered that
commissions be delivered to the several officers recommended.

Weekham, Isaac. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from
Jan. 1, 1781, 12 mos.

Weekley, John, Plymouth. Private, Capt. Moses Hart's co.. Col. P. Dudley
Sargent's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 10, 1775 ; service,
82 days.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 789

Weeks, . [This name also appears under the form of Weakes, "Weaks, Week,

Weekes, Weickes, Wekas, Weks, Wix.]

"Weeks, . Petition signed by Paul Hussey, of Nantucket, asking that measures

be tiiken for the exchange of said Weeks, Captain, and other prisoners confined
on board prison-ships at New York : ordered in Council Aug. 12, 1777, that the
petition be granted and that a cartel be sent to New York.

Weeks, . Lieutenant, Capt. Edmund Longley's co., Col. Cogswell's regt. ; en-
gaged Sept. 10, 1778; discharged Dec. 31, 1778; service, 3 mos. 22 days; com-
pany detached to guard and fortify posts at and about Boston.

Weeks, " Abi. " Private, Capt. Joseph Palmer's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; service,
8 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth in Sept., 1778; roll sworn to
in Barnstable Co. ; also, same co. and regt. ; service, 6 days ; company marched
on alarms at Falmouth Feb. 4, April 2, and May 16, 1779; roll sworn to in
Barnstable Co.

Weeks, Abishai, Falmouth, Barnstable Co. Private, Capt. Joseph Palmer's co.
of militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 3 days;
also. Corporal, Capt. John Grannis's co. ; enlisted July 4, 1775; service to
Dec. 31, 1775, G mos. 13 days; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands; also,
2d Sergeant, Capt. Elisha Nye's co. ; service from Jan. 25, 1777, to April 20,
1777, 86 days; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands; also, list of men be-
longing to a company stationed at Naushon who signed a petition for increase
of wages or their discharge if such request was not complied with, dated
, Naushon, Aug. 10, 1777 ; the petition is headed by signature of Elisha Nye and
■' the petitioners were probably men belonging to the company under his com-
mand.

Weeks, Abner. Pay roll of a company raised by vote of the town of Falmouth,
Barnstable Co., to guard the shore ; engaged July 20, 1781 ; discharged Sept.
28, 1781; service, 2 mos. 8 days; warrant drawn in favor of Selectmen of
Falmouth.

Weeks, Abraham, Kittery. Private, Capt. John Shapleigh's co. ; enlisted July
10, 1775; service to Nov. 1, 1775, 4 mos.; company stationed at Kittery for
defence of seacoast; also, Private, 2d co., Col. John Bailey's regt. ; Continen-
tal Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 13, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779 ; resi-
dence, Kittery ; engaged for town of Kittery ; term, 3 years ; also, Capt. Samuel
Darby's (2d) co.. Col. John Bailey's regt.; company return dated Valley
Forge, Jan. 25, 1778; also, Capt. Luther Bailey's co.. Col. Bailey's regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for sei'vice from Jan. 1 to Jan. 21, 1780; also,
receipt dated Wells, May 20, 1782, for bounty paid said Weeks by Capt. Ben-
jamin Parker, Chairman of Class No. 6 of the town of Kittery, to serve in the
Continental Army for the term of 3 years; also. Private, Capt. Matthew
Chambers's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (6th) regt. ; return for wages for
the year 1782; wages allowed said Weeks from April 10, 1782, to Dec. 31,
1782, 8 mos. 21 days; also, Capt. Benjamin Pike's co., commanded by Capt.
Samuel Frost subsequent to Oct., 1782, Lieut. Col. Smith's regt. ; return for
wages for the year 1782; no wages allowed said Weeks; reported received
from 6th co.

Weeks, Abraham. List of officers and crew of the ship " Franklin," commanded
by Capt. Allen Hallet, dated Boston, June 20, 1781.

Weeks, Amiel. Private, Capt. Nathan Hamilton's co.. Col. Samuel Brewer's
regt. ; service from Aug. 3, 1770, to Sept. 30, 1776, 1 mo. 29 (also given 1 mo.
28) days; also, same co. ; company receipt for wages for Oct., 1776, dated
Ticonderoga Mills; also, Capt. Hamilton's co.. Col. Brewer's regt.; pay
abstract for travel allowance, etc., dated Brookfield, Feb. 17, 1777; 140 miles
travel allowed said Weeks.



790 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Weeks, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Jolin Grannis's co. ; marched Jan. 20, 177(5;
service to Feb. 29, 177ti, 1 mo. 12 days; roll sworn to in Dukes Co. and endorsed
"Tarpaulin Cove;" also, same co. ; service from March 1, 1776, to June 1,
1776, in defence of seacoast ; roll dated Tarpaulin Cove ; also, same co. ; ser-
vice from June 1, 1776, to Aug. 31, 1776, 3 mos. ; company stationed at Eliz-
abeth Islands for defence of seacoast;. roll dated Tarpaulin Cove and swoni to
in Barnstable Co. : also, Capt. John Grannis's co. commanded by Lieut. James
Blo.ssom ; service from Sept. 1, 1776, to Nov. 21, 1776, 2 mos. 21 days; company
stationed at ElizaV)eth Islands for defence of seacoast; also, Capt. Joseph
Palmer's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; service, 6 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth
and Falmouth in Sept., 1778; roll sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Weeks, Ben.jamin. List of prisoners to be returned in exchange for British pris-
oners sent to Nevr York in the cartel " Favorite," as returned by Robert Pier-
pont, Commissary of Prisoners [year not given] ; said Weeks, Captain, to be
exchanged for John Smith, Captain.

Weeks, Braddock (also given Bradrick and Bradwick). Fifer, Capt. John
Grannis's CO. ; entered service June 1, 1776; service to Aug. 31, 1776, 3 mos. ;
company stationed at Elizabeth Islands for defence of seacoast ; roll dated Tar-
paulin Cove and sworn to in Barnstable Co. ; also, Capt. John Grannis's co.
commanded by Lieut. James Blossom ; service from Sept. 1, 1776, to Nov. 21,

1776, 2 mos. 21 days; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands for defence of
seacoast ; also, Capt. Elisha Nye's co. ; service from Jan. 2^), 1777, to April 20,

1777, 82 days ; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands ; also, list of men belong-
ing to a company stationed at Naushon who signed a petition for increa.se of
wages or their discharge if such request was not complied with, dated Naushon,
Aug. 10, 1777 ; the petition is headed by signature of Elisha Nye and the peti-
tioners were probably men belonging to the company under his command ; also.
Private, Capt. Joseph Palmer's co., Col. Freeman's regt. ; service, 8 days, on an
alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth in Sept., 1778; roll sworn to in Barnstable
Co. ; also, same co. and regt. ; service, 6 days ; company marclied on alarms at
Falmouth, Feb. 4, April 2, and May 16, 1779; roll sworn to in Barnstable Co. ;
also pay roll of a company raised in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., by Joseph
Dimuck, Esq.; to guard the shores of that town ; enlisted June 10 [1783] ; dis-
charged Nov. 1.5 [1783]; service, 5 mos. 5 days; warrant drawn in favor of
Selectmen of Falmouth.

Weeks, Cornelius, Ware. Private, Capt. Abel Thayer's co.. Col. John Fellows's
(8th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 [service not given] ; also, company
return dated Dorchester, Oct. -, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat dated Dorclies-
ter Camp, Nov. 7, 1775.

Weeks, David, Guilford. Private. Capt. Moses Draper'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 bounty coat dated Camp Prospect
Hill, Dec. 27, 1775.

Weeks, David, Hardwick. Private, Capt, Samuel Billings's co., Col. Ebenezer
Leamed's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4, 1775; service,
3 mos. 4 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775.

Weeks, D.a^vid. Private, Capt. John Grannis's co. : marched Jan. 20, 1776 ; ser-
vice to Feb. 29, 1776, 1 mo. 12 days; roll sworn to in Dukes Co. and endorsed
"Tarpaulin Cove;" also, same co. ; service from March 1, 1776, to June 1,
1776, in defence of seacoast; roll dated Tarpaulin Cove; also, same co. ; ser-
vice from June 1, 1776, 2 mos. 6 days; reported enli.sted out Aug. 7, 1776; com-
pany stationed at Elizabeth Islands for defence of seacoast; roll dated Tar-
paulin Cove and svvoni to in Barnstable Co. ; also, Capt. Joseph Palmer's co.,



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 791



Weeks, David, continued.

Col. Freeman's regt. ; service, IJ days, on an alann at Dartmouth and Falmoutli
in Sept., 1778; roll sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Weeks, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Elijah Smalley's co., Maj. Zenas Winslow's
regt.; service, 2 days, on an alarm at Bedford and Falmouth m Sept., ItiH.
Roll sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Weeks, " Ele'l," Falmouth. Capt. Barachiah Basset's co. ; pay abstract for mileage
to and from camp at Cambridge, dated Jan. 13, 1776; mileage for 172 miles
allowed said "Weeks.

Weeks, Elijah, Greenwich. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Hooker's co., 4th Hampshire Co. regt., as returned by Lieut. Col.
B. Woodbridge; enlisted for town of Greenwich; joined Capt. Smith's co.,
Col. Marshall's regt.; also, Private, 2d co.. Col. Thomas [Marshall's (10th)
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Jan.
15, 1778; residence, Greenwich; reported discharged Jan. 15, 1778; also, Capt.
Josiah Smith's (3d) co., Col. Marshall's regt. ; return of men who were in
camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777, etc.

Weeks, Eliph.\let, Rochester. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the
Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of Jime 5,
1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John
Glover, at Springfield, July 10, 1780 ; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ; com-
plexion, dark ; engaged for town of Rochester ; arrived at Springfield July 9,
1780; marched to camp July 10, 1780, imder command of Capt. Daniel Shays ;
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, Corporal, Capt. Stephen Churchill's co., Col. Theophilus Cotton's
regt. ; enlisted March 9, 1781 ; discharged March 31, 1781 ; service, 23 days, at
Newport, R. I. ; company raised by order of His Excellency John Hancock to
serve for 40 days, unless sooner discharged ; also. Sergeant, Capt. Ignatius
Loring, Jr.'s CO., Lieut. Col. Putnam's regt. ; engaged Sept. 4, 1781 ; discharged
Dec. 8, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 17 days, including 12 days (240 miles) travel
home ; company raised in Plymouth Co. ; regiment raised to reinforce army
under Gen. Washington for 3 months.

Weeks, Ephraim. Pay roll of a company raised by vote of the town of Falmouth,
Barnstable Co., to guard the shore; service between Aug. 10, 1781, and Sept.
28, 1781, 18 days ; warrant drawn in favor of Selectmen of Falmouth.

Weeks, Francis. Surgeon's Mate to Dr. David Jones : account of rations allowed
officers of the 38th regt. between July 1, 1775, and Dec. 31, 1775, dated Chelsea :
said Weeks credited with allowance for part of above time; also. Surgeon's
Mate, Col. Samuel Gerrish's (38th) regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Loammi
Baldwm ; pay abstract for rations ; rations allowed said Weeks from Sept. 9,
1775, to Dec. 31, 1775.

Weeks, Frazer, Falmouth, Barnstable Co. Private, Capt. Joseph Palmer's co. of
militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 3 days.

Weeks, Hezekiah. Private, Capt. Daniel Pomroy's detachment from Gen. Daniel-
son's (Hampshire Co.) brigade; entered service July 1, 1778; service to Oct.
31, 1778, under Gen. Stark in Northern department; also, same detachment;
pay roll for Oct., 1778, certified at Northampton.

Weeks, Holland. Private, Capt. Joseph Hooker's co., Lieut. Col. Samuel Wil-
liams's regt. ; enlisted Dec. 15, 1776; discharged March 13, 1777 ; service, 3 mos.
9 days, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home. Roll dated Morristown.



792 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

Weeks, Isaac. Private, Capt. Tliomas Nickerson's co., Maj. Zeuas Winslow's
regt. ; service, 6 days, on an alann at Bedford and Falmouth in Sept., 1778.
Boll sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Weeks, " Jalis." Private, Capt. Samuel Fish's co., Col. Nathaniel Freeman's
regt. ; service, 4 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth in Sept., 1779.

Weeks, James. Private, Capt. Solomon Walker's co., Lieut. Col. Joseph Prime's
regt.; enlisted April 27, 1780; discliarged* Nov. 22, 1780; service, G mos. 26
days, under Brig. Gen. Wadsworth at the Eastward.

AYeeks, Jethro. Private, Capt. Joseph Palmer's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; ser-
vice, 6 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth in Sept., 1778. Roll
sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Weeks, John, Anindel. Return of men mustered by Nathaniel Wells, Muster
Master for York Co., certified in York Co., June C, 1780; said Weeks appears
among men mustered to serve for 8 months in defence of eastern Massacliu-
setts, agreeal)le to resolve of March 25, 1780; residence, Arundel; also. Pri-
vate, Capt. Daniel Clark's co., Col. Joseph Prime's regt. ; joined May 9, 1780;
discharged Dec. 8, 1780; service, 7 mos.; enlistment, 8 months; regiment
raised in York Co. for defence of eastern ^Massachusetts.

Weeks, John. Order on David Jeffries, Paymaster to the Provincial army, pay-
able to Capt. Micah Hamlen, dated Boston, June 27, 1776, signed by said
Weeks, Private, and others belonging to Capt. Hamlen's co.. Col. Thomas
Marshall's regt., for advance pay for 1 month, etc.

Weeks, John. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Archibald McCallester's (11th) co., 3d Lin-
coln Co. regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers chosen by the several companies
in said regiment, as returned by Col. William [Jones] ; company reported as
one of two companies raised without the borders of any town ; ordered in
Coimcil July 10, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported commis-
sioned July 10, 1776.

Weeks, John. Private, Capt. John Shapleigh's co. ; enlisted July 10, 1775 ; ser-
vice to Nov. 1, 1775, 4 mos. ; company stationed at Kittery for defence of sea-
coast ; also, same co. ; service from Nov. 1, 1775, to Dec. 31, 1775, 2 mos. 5 days ;
company stationed on seacoast at Kittery Point under Col. Edward Cutt
(Cutts) ; also, Capt. Philip Hubbord's co. ; enlisted Jan. 17, 1776; service to
May .'•I, 1776, 4 mos. 15 dajs; company stationed at Kittery Point and Old
York for defence of seacoast; also. Corporal, same co. ; service from June 1,
1776, to Aug. 31, 1776, 3 mos. ; company stationed at Kittery Point for defence
of seacoast.

Weeks, Jonathan, Marlborough. Sergeant, Capt. Daniel Bams's co., Avhich
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 24 days ; reported returned
home; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Amasa Cranson's 2d (1st Marlborough) co..
Col. Ezekiel How's regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen by the several
companies in ISIarlborough, as returned by Lieut. Col. Cyprian How, dated
Marlborough, July 2, 1776 [name crossed out on list] ; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt.
Amasa Cranson's 2d (1st Marlborough) co., 4th Middlesex Co. regt. of Mass.
militia: list of officers chosen in said company July 8, 1776, as returned by
Lieut. Col. Cyprian How; ordered in Council July 9, 1776, that said officers
be commissioned; reported commis.sioned July 9, 1776; also, 1st Lieutenant,
Capt. Nathaniel Maynard's (4th) co. ; return dated Groton, Dec. 5, 1776, made
by Brig. Oliver Prescot, of officers appointed to command men drafted from
Middlesex Co. militia into a regiment to be commanded by Col. Samuel
Thatcher, and ordered to march to Fairfield, Conn., on or before Dec. 16, 1776;
company drafted from 4th Middlesex Co. regt., and made up of men from Sud-
bury, Marlborough, and Stow.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 793

"Weeks, Jos. Private, Capt. Joseph Palmer'a'co. ; entered service March 20, 1779 ;
discharged Aug. 19, 1779 ; service, 5 mos. ; company stationed at Falmouth.

Weeks, Joseph, Beverly. Descriptive list of officers and men on board the brig-
antine " Active," as taken by Benjamin Ellin wood. Captain, the day of sailing
from Beverly on voyage to Gottenburg, returned by Samuel Cabot, Agent, and
sworn to at Beverly, July 6, 1780 ; age, 21 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion,
light ; birthplace, Beverly ; residence, Beverly.

"Weeks, Joseph, Hardwick. Private, Capt. Simeon Hazeltine's co. of Minute-men,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 16 days ; reported re-
turned home.

"Weeks, Joseph, Hardwick. Corporal, Capt. Samuel Billings's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Leamed's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4, 1775; service,
3 mos. 4 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775.

"Weeks, Joseph, Kittery. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
[year not given] ; residence, Kittery ; engaged for town of Kittery.

"Weeks, Joseph, Marlborough. List of men raised to serve In the Continental Army
[year not given] ; residence, Marlborough ; engaged for town of Marlborough.

"Weeks, Joseph. Private, Capt. John Dodge's co.. Col. Pickering's regt. ; marched
Dec. 16, 1776 ; discharged March 15, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 17 days, including
17 days (340 miles) trayel home; also, company receipt for mileage home,
given to Capt. John Dodge, dated Springfield, March 16, 1777.

"Weeks, Joseph. Private, Capt. Simeon Fish's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; service,
11 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth in Sept., 1778.

"Weeks, Joseph. Private, Capt. Mattliew Chambers's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's
(6th) regt. ; return for wages for the years 1781 and 1782 ; wages allowed
said "Weeks from April 24, 1781, to Dec. 31, 1782, 20 mos. 7 days; reported^ick
in hospital in June, 1782; also, Capt. John K. Smith's co., Lieut. Col. Smith's
regt. ; return for wages for the year 1782 ; no wages allowed said Weeks ;
reported transferred from 6th co. ; also, order on Capt. Heywood, Agent, 6th
Mass. regt., payable to Lot Price, dated Falmouth, March 30, 1784, signed by
said Weeks, for arrears of wages and clothing.

Weeks, Josiah, Kittery. Return certified at Camp near Morristown, April 30,
1780, of ofticers and men belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Henley's, and Col.
Jackson's regts., and men belonging to Massachusetts in Col. Henry Sher-
burne's regt., who were incorporated into a regiment vmder the command of
Col. Henry Jackson, agreeable to the arrangement of April 9, 1779 ; rank, Pri-
vate ; residence, Kittery : engaged for town of Marlborough ; engaged Sept. 4,
1777; term, 3 years; said Weeks appears among men belonging to Col. David
Henley's regt., who had been discharged from the rolls prior to above arrange-
ment; reported deserted Jan. 13, 1778.

Weeks, Josiah. Private, Capt. Thomas Whipple's co., Col. James Converse's
(Worcester Co.) regt. : service, 3 days ; company marched towards Providence
on an alarm in July, 1777. Roll dated New Braintree.

Weeks, Judah, Hardwick. Private, Capt. Simeon Hazeltine's co. of Minute-men,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 12 days; reported en-
listed into the army; also, Capt. Arthur Dagget's co.. Col. Ebenezer Leamed's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 26, 1775 ; service, 3 mos.,
1 week, 6 days; also, (late) Capt. Dagget's co.. Col. Ebenezer Lerned's regt. ;
company return dated Roxbury Camp, Oct. 6, 1775.

Weeks, "Judith." Sergeant, Capt. Daniel Gilbert's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; service from Aug. 2, 1778, to Sept. 13, 1778, 1 mo. 16 days, at Rhode
Island, including travel (106 miles) home. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.



794 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

^YEEKS, Lemuel, Marbleliead. !Master-at-Arms, sliip "Essex" (privateer), com-
manded by Capt. John Cathcart; descriptive list of officers and ci'ew, sworn
to in Suffolk Co., June 12, 1780; age, 25 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; residence,
Marblehead.

"Weeks, Lemuel. Prize Master, State brig " Hazard," commanded by Capt. John
F. "Williams; engaged Dec. 3, 1778; discharged April 20, 1779; service, 4 mos.
17 days; roll dated Boston; also, Prize Master, brigantine " Hazard," com-
manded by Capt. John F. Williams; i)ay abstract for rations, dated Boston;
engaged July 12, 1779 ; discharged Sept. 4, 1779 ; also, same vessel and com-
mander ; engaged May 2, 1779 ; service to Sept. G, 1779, 4 mos. 5 days ; stature,
5 ft. 9 in. ; nationality, American; roll sworn to in Suffolk co. ; also, 2d Lieu-
tenant, State ship "Protector," commanded by Capt. John Foster Williams;
list of officers of the State Navy; commissioned Sept. 21, 1779; also. Acting
Lieutenant, ship " Protector," commanded by Capt. John Foster "Williams ;
engaged Oct. 14, 1779 ; service, 10 mos. 3 days.

"Weeks, Lemuel. Midshipman, ship "Protector," commanded by Capt. John
Foster "Williams; service from Aug. 18, 1780, to Sept. 21, 1780, 1 mo. 3 days;



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