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ported with Col. Scammell; a^.so, muster roll for Sept., 1781; reported on
command with Col. Scamm'l; also, muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated
Huts; reported sick and absent; also, mu.ster roll for Jan., 1782, dated Hutts
and sworn to in Camp at West Point ; reported sick and absent.

Wesson, Stephen, Jr. List of men detached from Col. Brooks's regt. to relieve
guards at Cambridge, as returned to Lieut. Col. Faulkner [year not given,
probably 1778] ; reported among men detached from Capt. Farrar's co., of
Lincoln.

Wesson, Timothy. Petition dated Boston, May 3, 1779, signed by John Hinkley,
in behalf of himself and others, owners, asking that said Wesson bo commis-
sioned as commander of the schooner " Surprize " (privateer), fitted out for a
3 months cruise ; ordered in Council May 3, 1779, that a commission be issued.

Wesson, Timothy. Private, Capt. Samuel Heald's (Light Infantry) co.. Col. John
Jacobs's regt.; entered service Sept. 15, 1779; discharged Nov. 15, 1779; ser-
vice, 2 mos. [Name appears as Timothy Weston on a duplicate roll.]

Wesson, Timothy, Jr. Private ; list of men belonging to Concord town co., dated
1778 ; also, list of 6 months men raised agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780,
returned as received of Maj. Joseph Ho.smer, Superintendent for Middlesex
Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner, dated Springfield; also, descriptive li.st of
men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of months, agree-
able to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commis-
sioner, by Maj. Peter Harwood, of Oth Mass. regt., at Springfield, July 2, 1780;
age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, ruddy ; engaged for toven of Con-



888 AlASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Wesson, Timothy, Jr., continued.

cord; airivecl at Springfield July 1, 1780; marched to canij) July 2, 1780, under
command of Capt. Pliincas Parker; also, Corporal; payroll for 6 months men
raised hy the town of Concord for service in the Continental Army during
1780; marched June '_'(>, 1780; discharged Jan. 1, 1781 ; service, 6 mos. IG days,
including travel (200 miles) home.

Wesson, William, Townsend. Capt. John Minot's oo., Col. Dike's regt. ; pay
abstract for mileage to and from Dorchester Heights and travel allowance
home ; said Wesson credited with mileage for 98 miles and travel allowance
for 2 days; warrant allowed in Coimcil Nov. 30, 1776; also. Ensign, Capt. John
Hartmett's (Hartwell's) co. ; list of officers belonging to Col. Dike's regt. who
agreed to tarry at Dorchester Heights until IMarch 1, 1777; also, Ensign, Col.
John Hartwell's CO. ; list of officers in Col. Nicholas Dike's regt. ; ordered in
Council Feb. 1, 1777, that said officers be commissioned ; commissions to be dated
Dec. 1, 177(5; also, Ensign, Capt. Hartwell's co., Col. Dike's regt. ; muster roll
for Dec, 1776-Feb. 1777; engaged Dec. 1, 1776; regiment raised to serve until
March 1, 1777; also, receipt given to Capt. John Hart\vell, dated Lincoln,
April 2, 1777, signed by said Wesson, Ensign, for wages for service for Dec.
[1776], Jan. and Feb. [1777], in Capt. Hartwell's co.. Col. Dike's regt.

Wesson, William. Private, Lieut. Thomas Holland's detachment : enlisted Jan.
23, 1778; discharged IMay 1, 1778; service, 3 mos. 9 days, under Maj. Gen.
Heath ; detachment drafted to serve as guards on board prison-ship ' ' Kingston "
in Boston harbor; also, Capt. Elias Parkman's detachment; enlisted July 2,
1778; discharged July 17, 1778; service, 15 days; detachment drafted to serve
as guards ; also, pay roll for same service dated Boston.

Wesson, William. List of 9 months men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster
Master for Worcester Co. ; Capt. Corbin's co.. Col. Davis's regt. ; engaged for
town of Dudley; mustered July 6, 1779; also, Capt. King's co., 10th IMass.
regt.; entered service July 10, 1779; discharged April 10, 1780; term, 9
months.

Wesson, William ]NL\.son. Private, Capt. Caleb Champney's co., Maj. Nathaniel
Heath's detachment of guards; enlisted Aug. 3, 1779; di.scliarged Sept. 30
(also given Oct. 1), 1779; service, 1 mo. 28 (also given 1 mo. 29) days; detach-
ment raised to serve at Boston until Oct. 1, 1779.

West, . [This name also appears under the form of Waist, Wast, Waste,

Weist, Weste, Wist, Wiste.]

West, . Private, Capt. John Symonds's co. of matrosses; enlisted July 11,

1776; service, 2 mos. 20 daj's; company raised in Salem.

West, Abner, Barnstable. Private, Capt. Micah Hamilton's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marshficld under command of Col. Joseph
Otis; service, 2 days; also, Capt. Nathan Smith's co. ; enlisted Jan. 18, 1776;
service, 7 mos. 14 days; company stationed at Martha's Vineyard for defence
of seacoast ; also, list of men belonging 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 Nauslion, Aug. 10, 1777 ; the petition is headed
by signature of Elisha Nye and the petitioners were probably men belonging
to the company under his command.

West, Abner. Private, Capt. Edward Sparrow's co.. Col. Danforth Keyes's regt. ;
payroll dated North Kingston, Dec. 4, 1777; enlisted Oct. 14, 1777; enlistment
to expire Jan. 1, 1778; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll dated Providence,
Dec. 22, 1777 ; reported sick and absent ; also, same co. and regt. ; service from
Dec. 1. 1777, to date of discharge, Jan. 2, 1778, 1 mo. 2 days; roll dated
Providence.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 889

"West, Abner. Capt. Samuel Briggs's co., Col. Theopbilus Cotten's regt., Gen.
Palmor's brigade; service, 32 days, on a secret expedition to Tiverton, R. I.,
Sept. 29, 1777 ; also, order dated Rochester, May 2, 1778, signed by said West
and others, for bounty for service at Rhode Island in Capt. Briggs's co.. Col.
Cotten's regt., payable to Lieut. Solomon Young.

VTest, Abnek. Private, Capt. Barnabas Doty's co., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt. ;
entered service Sept. 5, 1778; discharged Sept. 11, 1778; service, 6 days, at
Dartmouth on an alarm. Roll sworn to in Plymouth Co.

"West, Abner. Private, Capt. Aaron Rowley's co., Col. John Brown's detachment
of militia ; entered service June 30, 1777 ; discharged July 26, 1777, at Saratoga ;
service, 27 days; detachment raised in Berkshire Co. for service at Fort Ann
on an alarm at Ticonderoga; also, Lieut. Ezekiel Crocker's co.. Col. John
Brown's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service Aug. 16, 1777; discharged
Aug. 20, 1777; service, 4 days; company called out by Maj. Hide and ordered
to march to Bennington ; also, Capt. Joseph Raymond's co.. Col. Hyde's regt.,
Gon. Rosseter's brigade; entered service Oct. 29, 1781; discharged Nov. 6,
1781 ; service, 12 days, on an alarm at Stillwater, including travel (60 miles)
home.

"West, Amasa, Lee. List of men raised for the 6 months service and returned by
Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed mu.ster in a return dated Camp Toto-
way, Oct. 25, 1780. [See Anah Wist.]

West, Amos. Private, Capt. Steplien Bullock's co., Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt. ;
service, 7 days; company marched from Rehoboth to Bristol, R. I., on the
alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

West, Anah, Lee. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
Capt. Jesse Bradley's co. ; residence, Lee ; engaged for town of Lee ; joined
Capt. Stoddard's co., Col. Vose's regt.; term, 3 years; also, list of men mus-
tered between Jan. 20, 1777, and Jime 1, 1778, by Truman Wheler, Muster
Master for Berkshire Co. ; Capt. Stoddard's co. ; reported received State
bounty ; also, Private, Capt. Cushing's co., Col. Vose's regt. ; Continental
Army jjay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt.
Orringh Stoddard's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1777,
sworn to at Camp near Valley Forge; enlisted Dec. 9, 1776; enlistment, 3
years ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1778, Jan., March,
and April, 1779, dated Providence; reported on command at Newtown in
March and April, 1779; also, descriptive list dated Lenox, Aug. 20, 1781, of
men raised in Berkshire Co., agreeable to resolve of Dec 2, 1780, and delivered
to William Walker, Superintendent for said county; Capt. Yale's co.. Col.
Roseter's regt.; age, 25 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, freckled; hair,
sandy; occuiiation, laborer; residence, Lee; engaged for town of Lee; term,
3 years ; reported receipted for by Capt. Smitli ; also, receipt dated Great Bar-
rington, June 6, 178-, signed by J. HoUister, Captain Lieutenant, in behalf
of William Walker, Superintendent for Berkshire Co., stating that he had
received of Mr. Eleazer West said Anah West, a soldier raised to .serve in the
Continental Army for the term of 3 years; also. Private, Capt. Sylvanus
Smith's CO., Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt. ; muster rolls for June and July,

1781, dated Camp near Dobbs's Ferry ; enlisted May 10, 1781 ; enlistment, 3
years ; reported on duty at Dobbs's Ferry in June, 1781 ; also, muster roll for
Aug., 1781, dated Camp Peekskill; also, muster rolls for Sept., 1781-Feb.,

1782, dated West Point; reported on duty at No. 4 Redoubt in Feb., 1782;
also, Capt. Smith's (1st) co., Col. Putnam's regt. ; muster roll for March,
1782; reported transferred.

West, Andrew. Corporal, Capt. Aaron Rowley's co., Maj. David Rosseter's de-
tachment of Berkshire Co. militia ; entered service Feb. 23, 1777 ; discharged



890 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

West, Andrew, continued.

April 7, 1777; service, 43 days, at Ticonderoga ; also, Capt. Job Woodbridge's
CO., Col. Brown's regt. ; entered service July 8, 1777 ; discharged July 26, 1777 ;
service, 19 days; company formed part of a detacdinient under Maj. Caleb
Hide which marched from Stockbridge on the evacuation of Ticonderoga; roll
bears signature " Jah. Woodbridge Capt. ; " also, Capt. Amos Porter's co.. Col.
David Rocester's (Ro.ssiter's) regt.; entered service Oct. 14, 1780; discharged
Oct. 17, 1780 ; service, 3 days, on the alarm at Berkshire of Oct. 14, 1780 ; also,
same co. and regt. ; entered service Oct. 18, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 21, 1780 ; ser-
vice, 4 days, on the alarm at Berkshire of Oct. 18, 1780.

"West, Benjamin, Roxbury. Private, Capt. Moses "Whiting's co.. Col. John Grea^
ton's regt. of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 13 days; also, Capt. Edward Payson Williams's co., 3Gth regt. ; com-
pany return dated Camp at Fort No. 2, Oct. 5, 1775; the word "Canada"
appears after name ; aZso, Capt. Williams's co., Col. Greaton's regt.; order for
bounty coat dated Watertown, Sept. 14, 1776.

West, Benjamin, Salem. Ensign, Capt. Andrew Haskel's co.. Col. Asa Whitcomb's
regt. ; list of officers [year not given, probably 1775] ; also. Ensign, Capt. Abner
Cransou's co. ; return dated Camp at Cambridge, June 3, 1775, made by Col.
Whitcomb, of subalterns of the several companies in his regiment recom-
mended to the Committee of Safety by their captains, the latter having
already been commissioned ; said officers recommended for commissions in
Committee of Safety, at Cambridge, June 9, 1775; ordered in Provincial
Congress June 12, 1775, that said officers be commissioned ; also, account
dated March 13, 1776, rendered against the Colony of IMassachusetts Bay by
Marj' West for compensation for clothing lost belonguig to her sou, said West,
of Salem ; also, account dated Camp Prospect Hill, March 13, 1776, attested
by Capt. Abner Cranson, of clothing and other articles, the property of said
West, Lieutenant, who was slain in the battle of Bunker Hill June 17, 1775;
also, account showing sums of money to be paid from the public treasury to
sundry persons for losses sustained at battles of Lexington and Bunker Hill ;
amounts allowed in Council June 27, 1776 ; the sum of £3 17s allowed heirs of
said West.

West, Benjamin. Private, Sergt. Joshua Gore's detachment ; enlisted Jan. 6, 1779 ;
discharged Feb. 16, 1779; service, 1 mo. 11 days; detachment raised to guard
Continental stores at Roxbury.

AVest, Caleb. Private, Capt. Josiah Yale's co.. Col. Rosseter's regt. ; entered ser-
vice Oct. 12, 1781; discharged Oct. 20, 1781; service, 12 days; mileage out and
home (160 miles) allowed ; company marched from Lee and Lenox to Still-
water Oct. 12, 1781, by order of Brig. Gen. Rosseter on an alarm ; also, Capt.
John Bacon's co.. Col. Caleb Hyde's regt., Gen. Rossiter's brigade; entered
service Oct. 20, 1781; discharged Oct. 28, 1781; service, 9 days, at Stillwater
on an alarm.

West, Dan, Hadley. Descriptive list of 9 months men raised for Continental ser-
vice, as returned by Noah Goodman, Superintendent for Hampshire Co. [year
not given, probably 1778] ; Capt. Cook's co.. Col. Porter's regt. ; age, 35 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; hair, brown; residence, Hadley; engaged for town of
Hadley; also, list of men raised in Hampshire Co. to reinforce the Continental
Army for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fislikill,
agreeable to resolve of April 20 [1778], returned as received of Jonathan
Warner, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. J. Glover; arrived at Fishkill July 13,
1778.

West, Daniel. Private, Capt. Job Woodbridge's co., Col. Brown's regt.; entered
service July 8, 1777; discharged July 21, 1777; service, 14 days; company



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 891

Wkst, Daxiel, continued.

formed part of a detachment under Maj. Caleb Hide wliich marched from
Stockbridge on the evacuation of Ticonderoga; roll bears signature "Jab.
Woodbridge Capt."; also, Capt. AVilliam Francis's co., Col. Jolin Ashley's
detachment of militia ; entered service July 22, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 13,
1777; service, 23 days, in Northern department; also. Corporal, Capt. Amos
Porter's co.. Col. David Ilocester's (Rossiter's) regt. ; entered service Oct. 14,
1780 ; discharged Oct. 17, 1780 ; service, 3 days, on the alarm at Berkshire of
Oct. 14, 1780 ; also, same co. and regt. ; entered ser^'ice Oct. 18, 1780 ; discharged
Oct. 21, 1780 ; service, 4 days^ on the alarm at Berkshire of Oct. 18, 1780.

"West, David, Concord. Capt. Joseph Butler's (1st) co.. Col. John Nixon's (5th)
regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said West and others, dated Cam-
bridge, June 10, 1775 ; also. Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 13, 1775; service, 2 mos. 23 days; also, company
return dated Camp at Winter Hill, Sept. 30, 1775; also, order for money in
lieu of bountj' coat dated Camp "Winter Hill, Dec. 20, 1775; also. Private, 8th
CO., Lieut. Col. Thomas Nixon's (4th) regt. ; regimental return dated North
Castle, Nov. 9, 1776 ; also, (late) Capt. Butlar's co. ; company receipts for
wages for Sept. -Dec, 1776.

West, David, Dartmouth (also given Rochester). Private, 3d co., Col. Gamaliel
Bradford's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 10,
1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Dartmouth; also, Capt. Thomas Turner's
CO., Col. Bradford's regt.; return [year not given]; residence, Rochester; en-
listed for town of Rochester; mustered by Comity and Continental Muster
Masters; also, Musician, same co. and regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1777; en-
listed May 20, 1777; joined June 30, 1777; also. Sergeant, same regt.; Conti-
nental Army pay accoimts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also,
Capt. Joseph Bates's co., 14th Mass. regt. ; service from Aug. 1, 1780, to Oct.
1, 1780; also, descriptive list endorsed " January 11th 1781; " Lieut. Col. John
Brooks's (7th) regt. ; age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, light ; hair,
light; birthplace, Dartmouth; residence, Dartmouth; enlisted Dec. -, 1779,
by Lieut. Reab; enlistment, during war; also, Sergeant, Capt. Joseph Bates's
CO., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt.; muster rolls for Jan. -May, 1781, dated West
Point ; reported on command with light infantry in April and May, 1781 ; also,
muster rolls for June and July, 1781 ; reported on command with light infantrj- ;
also, muster roll for Aug., 1781, dated Camp Peekskill ; reported on command
w"ith light infantry; also, muster roll for Sept., 1781; reported on command
with light infantry; also, muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated York
Huts; also, register of furloughs granted subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781; leave
given said West by Col. Brooks Dec. 19, 1781, to go from West Point to
Rochester for 60 days; also, descriptive list dated Feb. 20, 1782; Capt. Bates's
CO., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt.; rank. Sergeant; age, 22 yrs.: stature, 5 ft. 4
in.; complexion, light ; hair, light; birthplace, Rochester; residence, Roches-
ter; term, during war; also, Capt. Bates's co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt.;
muster rolls for Dec, 1781, Jan. and Feb., 1782, dated York Huts and swoni
to at West Point; reported on furlough in Dec, 1781, and Jan.. 1782; also,
list of men tried by courts-martial subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781 ; said West tried
March 4, 1782, by regimental court-martial, Capt. Bates, President, on charge
of overstaying his furlough ; reported acquitted ; tried again April 19, 1782, by
regimental court-martial, Capt. King, President, on charge of disobeying
orders; sentenced to be reduced; also, descriptive list of deserters, dated
"West Point, Aug. 13, 1782; Capt. Bates's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's regt. ;
age, 23 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ; complexion, light ; hair, light ; residence,
Rochester ; engaged for town of Rochester ; deserted Aug. 13, 1788. from "West
Point; also, list of otRcers of Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt. [year not given];
reported reduced, but restored and subsequently deserted.



892 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"West, Desper, Gorliam. Private, Capt. "Wentworth Stewart's co., Col. Edmund
Phinny's fSlst) regt. ; billeting allowed from time of enlistment to date of
marching to headquarters, July 12, 1775; credited with 7 weeks allowance;
also, company return dated Sept. 29, 1775, including abstract of pay from last
of July, 1775 ; enlisted May 24, 1775 ; also, order for money in lieu of bounty
coat dated Cambridge, Fort No. 2, Oct. 26, 1775.

West, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Jesse Bradley's co., Col. 'John Brown's regt.;
entered service June 30, 1777 ; discharged July 26, 1777 ; service, 27 days, at
the Northward.

"West, Edward, Dartmouth. Descriptive list of deserters from 25th regt., com-
manded by Col. William Bond subsequent to Jan. 1, 1776; Capt. Egery's co. ;
age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; residence, Dartmouth ; deserted April 20,
1776.

"West, Edward. Private, Capt. Thomas Crandon's co. ; enlisted July 24, 1775 ;
service, 5 mos. 10 days, in defence of seacoast.

"West, Elijah. Private, Capt. Amos Porter's co.. Col. David Rocester's (Rossiter's)
regt.; entered service Oct. 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 17, 1780; service, 3 days,
on the alarm at Berkshire of Oct. 14, 1780; also, same co. and regt. ; entered
service Oct. 18, 1780; discharged Oct. 21, 1780; service, 4 days, on the alarm
at Berkshire of Oct. 18, 1780.

"West, Elisha. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Jesse Bradley's 20th (Glass "Works, now Lee)
CO., Col. Benjamin Simonds's (2d Berkshire Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of
officers chosen by the several companies in said regiment; ordered in Council
May 4, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned
May 3 [ ?], 1776; commissions reported dated June 1, 1776.

"West, Elisha. Private, Capt. Enoch Chapin's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards; enlisted July 6, 1778; discharged Dec. 31, 1778; service, 5 mos. 28
days; company detached from Hampshire Co. militia to guard stores at
Springfield and Brookfield for 6 months from July 1, 1778. Roll dated
Springfield.

"West, Elisha. Private, Capt. Joseph Clap's co.. Col. Israel Chapen's (3d) regt. ;
enlisted Oct. 16, 1779; discharged Nov. 21, 1779; service, 1 mo. 12 days, at
Claverack, including 5 days (100 miles) travel home ; regiment raised to rein-
force Continental Army for 3 months.

"West, Elisha. Descriptive list dated Northampton, Sept. 14, 1780, of men de-
tached from Col. Israel Chapin's (2d Hampshire Co.) regt. for the term of
3 months, agreeable to resolve of June 22, 1780 ; Capt. Hulburt's co. ; age,
18 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, dark; engaged for town of Chester-
field; mustered July 5, 1780; also. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Sheldon's co.,Col.
Seth Murray's regt. ; enlisted July 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service,
3 mos. 4 days, including 7 days (132 miles) travel home ; regiment raised to
reinforce Contmental Army for 3 months.

"West, Elnathan, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Amasa Soper's co., Col. Thomas
^Marshall's regt. ; abstract for advance pay for 1 month, etc., sworn to at
Boston, June 19, 1776; also, same co. and regt.; enlisted June 11, 1776; ser-
vice to Dec. 1, 1776, 5 mos. 24 days; roll sworn to at Boston.

"West, Enos. Private, Capt. Ebenezer "Washburn's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt.
of guards; enlisted Nov. 8, 1777; service to April 3, 1778, 4 mos. 25 days, at
Cambridge.

"West, Ephraim, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Carpenter's co.. Col. Thomas
Carpenter's regt. ; service from July 20, 1777, 1 mo. 5 days, at Rhode Island,
including travel to camp at Bristol and from Providence home to Rehoboth ;



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 893

West, Ephraim, continued.

also, Capt. James Hillfe's co., Col. 'Vrilliams's regt. ; service from Oct. 4 to
Oct. 30, 1777, at Tiverton; also, Capt. Stephen Bullock's co.. Col. Thomas
Carpenter's (Bristol Co.) regt.; entered service July 27, 1778; discharged
Sept. 10, 1778; service, 1 mo. IG days, on expedition to Rhode Island.

TVest, Francis, Wilbraham. Return dated Wilbraham, Aug. 25, 1780, made by
Col. John Bliss, of men mustered by him to serve for 3 months, agreeable to
resolve of June 22, 1780; 12th co., 1st Hampshire Co. regt.; age, 16 yrs. ;
residence, Wilbraham; mustered July 24, 1780; also. Private, Capt. Joseph
Browning's co.. Col. Seth Murray's regt.; enlisted July 24, 1780; discharged
Oct. 10, 1780; service, 2 mos. 24 days, including 7 days (140 miles) travel
home ; regiment raised m Hamp.shire Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3
months ; also, Capt. Abel King's co., Col. Sears's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 20, 1781 ;
discharged Nov. 20, 1781; service, 3 mos., at Saratoga.

West, Francis. Private, Capt. Charles Church's co., 4tli Plymouth Co. regt. com-
manded by Lieut. Col. White; entered service July 30, 1780; discharged Aug.
8, 1780; service, 9 days, at Rhode Lsland on an alarm. Roll certified at
Rochester.

West, George. Private, Capt. Benjamin Ward, Jr.'s co. ; enlisted Jan. 22, 1776;
discharged July 17, 1776 ; service, 5 mos. 14 days ; reported transferred to
CO. of matrosses ; company raised in Salem and stationed there for defence of
seacoast; also. Private, Capt. John Symonds's co. of matrosses; enlisted
July 17, 1776; service, 2 mos. 14 days; company raised in Salem.

West, George. Receipt dated Boston, April 2, 1782, for bounty paid said West by
Matthias Chapman, Chairman of Class No. 1 of the town of Braintree, to serve
in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

West, George, Jr. Receipt dated Salem, Sept. 25, 1775, signed by said West and
others belonging to Capt. Samuel King's co., for advance pay for 1 month;
also. Private, Capt. Samuel King's co. ; enlisted July 11, 1775; service, 6 mos.
5 days ; company stationed at Salem and Ljiin for defence of seacoast.

West, George, Jr. Master, schooner "Betsey;" descriptive list of officers and
crew, sworn to May 16, 1780 ; age, 28 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ; complexion,
dark.

West, Isaac, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Elisha Mitchell's co., Col. Simeon
Gary's regt. ; service from time of enlistment to time of marching, 5 days.
Roll dated April 2, 1776.

West, Isaac, Bridgewater. Matross, Capt. Daniel Lothrop's (7th) co.. Col. Thomas
Crafts's (Artillery) regt.; abstract for advance pay, etc., dated Boston, June
3, 1776 ; mileage for 25 miles allowed said West ; also, same co. and regt. ; ser-
vice from Aug. 1, 1776, to Nov. 1, 1776, 3 mos. ; also, same co. and regt. ; service
from Nov. 1, 1776, to Feb. 1, 1777, 3 mos. ; reported as serving 1 mo. in Colony
service, 2 mos. in Continental service ; also, same co. and regt. ; service from
Feb. 1, 1777, to date of discharge. May 7, 1777, 3 mos. 7 days.

West, Isaac, Bridgewater. List of men raised for the 6 months service and re-
turned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated
Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780.

West, Isaac, Bridgewater. Descriptive list of men raised in Plymouth Co. in 1779
to serve in the Continental Army; age, 20 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; com-
plexion, dark ; engaged for town of Bridgewater ; delivered to Capt. L. Bailey ;



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