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also, Major's co.. Col. Wesson's (9th) regt.; entered service July 24, 1779;
discharged July[?] 24, 1780; term, 9 months; also, descriptive list of men
raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable



894 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

West, Isaac, continued.

to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received af Justin Ely, Commissioner,
by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 11, 1780 ; age, 20 yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, dark; engaged for town of Bridgewater; arrived at
Springfield July 10, 1780; marched to camp July 11, 1780, luider command of
Ensign Bancroft ; also, list of men raised for the (i months service and returned
by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp Toto-
vray, Oct. 25, 1780 [name appears twice on list] ; also, pay roll for (> months
men raised by the town of Bridgewater for service in the Continental Army
at "West Point during 1780 ; marched July 4, 1780 ; discharged Jan. 9, 1781 ;
service, 6 mos. 17 days, including travel (240 miles) home.

"West, Isaac. Private, Capt. Joseph Tower's co., commanded by Capt. Stephen
Penniman subsequent to Sept. 15, 1777, Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ; enlisted
Aug. 15, 1777; discharged Dec. 12, 1777; service, 3 mos. 28 (also given 3 mos.
27) days, in Northern department, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home.
Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

West, Is.\a.c. Private, Capt. Benjamin Lapham's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's regt. ;
muster roll dated May 9, 1778; eulLsted April 3, 1778; enlistment, 3 months
from April 2, 1778; also, same co. and regt. ; enlisted April 2, 1778; service to
July 3, 1778, 3 mos. 1 day, with guards at Cambridge.

West, Isaac. Private, Capt. Nathan Packard's co., Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt. ;
entered service July 25, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 9, 1778 ; service, 1 mo. 16 days,
at Rhode Island. Roll sworn to at Plymouth.

West, Jabez, Machias. Sergeant, Capt. Stephen Smith's co. ; engaged Sept. 16,
1775; discharged Dec. 31, 1775; service, 3 mos., 3 weeks, 1 day; comi)any
stationed at INIachias for defence of seacoast ; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt.
David Longfellow's 9th (Western Falls, Machias) co.. Col. Benjamin Foster's
(6th Lincoln Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen by the .several
companies in said regiment, dated Gouldsborough, June 28, 1776; ordered in
Council July 11, 1776, that said officers be conmiissioned with the exception of
those of the 3d co. ; reported commissioned July 11, 1776; also, Captain, Col.
Jonathan Eddy's regt.; engaged Nov. 14, 1776; discharged Dec. 16, 1776; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 5 days; company raised in Cumberland, N. S. ; also, Captain; en-
gaged May 17, 1777 ; discharged July 17, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. ; company raised
in Machias for expedition against St. Johns ; also, Captain ; engaged July 17,
1777; discharged Dec. 13, 1777; service, 4 mos. 27 days; company raised for
expedition against Nova Scotia and continued in service at Machias for its
defence; also, Captain; regimental pay abstract of the troops stationed at
Machias under Col. John Allan in 1777 for its defence, dated Jan. 27, 1778.

West, Jabez. Petition dated Boston, July 18, 1778, signed by Ebenezer Dorr and
Henry Bass, in behalf of themselves, said West, and others, of Boston, asking
that said West be commissioned as commander of the schooner "Congress"
(privateer) ; ordered in Council July 18, 1778, that a commission be issued.

West, Jabez. Volunteer, ship "General Putnam," commanded by Capt. Daniel
Waters; engaged July 10, 1779; service to Sept. 7, 1779, 1 mo. 27 days, on
Penobscot expedition. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

West, Jackson. Private, Capt. James Berry's co., Col. Thomas Poor's regt. ; en-
listed June 10, 1778; discharged Jan. 20, 1779; service, 8 mos., at North river,
including 12 days (240 miles) travel home; also, .same co. and regt.; pay roll
for Sept., 1778, dated Fort Clinton; a /so, same co. and regt.; pay rolls for
Nov. and Dec, 1778, dated King's Ferry.

West, Jamks. Private, Capt. Jesse Roe's co. of artificers attached to the corps of
artillery under Brig. Gen. Henry Knox; muster rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1777.



IN THE AVAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 895

West, James. Lieutenant, ship "Effingham" (privateer); petition signed by-
James Swan, in behalf of himself and others, owners, asking that Joseph
Cortin be commissioned as commander of said vessel ; ordered in Comicil Sept.
17, 1778, that a commission be issued.

West, Jeruel. Private, Capt. Nathan Smith's co. ; enlisted Oct. 10, 1775; service
to Dec. 1, 1775, 1 mo. 24 days; company stationed at Martha's Vineyard for de-
fence of seacoast; also, Cori)oral, same co. ; service from Jan. 18, 1776, 7 mos.
14 days ; company stationed at Martha's Vineyard for defence of seacoast.

West, John, Fitchburg. 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 12, 1780; age, 32 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion, light;
engaged for town of Fitchburg ; marched to camp July 12, 1780, xmder com-
mand of Ensign Gilbert; 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 Fitchburg for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched
July 10, 1780; discharged Jan. 10, 1781; service, 6 mos. 10 days, including
travel (200 miles) home ; also, return dated Fitchljurg, Nov. 1, 1781, of
bounties paid said West and others by the town of Fitchburg to serve in the
Continental Army for the term of 3 years; also, descriptive list of men raised
in Worcester Co. to serve in the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of
Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Seth Washburn, Superintendent, June 12[?],
1781 ; Capt. Hartwill's co., Col. Rand's regt. ; age, 33 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ;
complexion, light; occupation, farmer; engaged for town of Fitcliburg; en-
gaged March 14, 1781; term, 3 years; also. Private, Capt. Eliphalet Thorp's
CO., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt. ; muster roll for June, 1781 ; enlisted
Feb. 16, 1781 ; also, muster roll for July, 1781, dated Phillipsburgh ; also,
muster rolls for Aug. and Sept., 1781, dated Peekskill ; also, muster rolls for
Oct., 1781-Jan., 1782, dated York Hutts; also, descriptive list dated Feb. 20,
1782; Capt. Eliphalet Thoii3's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt.; age,
33 (also given 35) yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion, light ; hair, light
(also given sandy) ; occupation, laborer (also given farmer) ; birthplace.
Great Britain; residence, Fitchburg; enlisted for town of Fitchburg; en-
listed Feb. 16, 1781; term, 3 years; also. Private, Capt. Thorp's co., Lieut.
Col. Brooks's regt. ; muster roll for Feb., 1782, dated Hutts and sworn to at
West Point; also, 4th co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt.; inspection return for
the month of May, 1782, and an accomit of clothing received between Nov. 1,
1781, and May 31, 1782; also, Capt. Thorp's co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt.;
list of men tried by courts-martial subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781 ; said West tried
June 15, 1782, by regimental court-martial, Capt. ^Stills, President, on charge
of absence without leave and .selluag his knapsack, found guilty, and sentenced
to receive 50 lashes; also, Capt. Nathaniel C. Allen's (8th) co., 4th Mass.
regt.; muster rolls for May-Sept., 1783; 0^.50, 7th co. ; entry dated Oct. 25,
1783, of an order for wages for May-Aug. [year not given], appearing in a
register of orders accepted on accotmt of wages, etc.

West, John, Swanzey. Capt. Peleg Peck's co.. Col. George Williams's regt. ; en-
tered service Sept. 29, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 1 day,
imder Maj. Gen. Spencer on a .secret expedition; company stationed at Tiv-
erton, R. I.; also. Private, Capt. Peck's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt.;
entered service Aug. 3, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 9, 1780 ; ser\'ice, 7 days ; com-
pany marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm ; by order of Col. Slead all the
men in Swanzey were joined in one company under Capt. Peck, the other
officers refusing to serve.



896 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

West, John. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Gage's co.. Col. James Frye's regt. ; return
of men in camp at Cambridge, dated May 17, 1775.

West, John (also given John, Jr.). Drummer, Capt. Benjamin Ward's co. ; en-
listed July 10, 1776 ; discharged Aug. 18, 1776 ; service, 1 mo. 8 days ; reported
transferred to the " Massachusetts; " company stationed at Salem for defence
of seacoast; also, Private, brigantine "Massachusetts," commanded by Capt.
Daniel Souther; engaged Aug. 17, 1776; discharged Dec. 21, 1776; service, 4
mos. 4 days ; reported rated 1 share.

West, John. Private, Capt. Jesse Roe's co. of artificers attached to the corps of
artillery mider Brig. Gen. Henry Knox; muster rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1777;
reported deserted Oct. 27, 1777.

West, John. 1st Lieutenant, schooner " Greyhown " (privateer); petition dated
Salem, Oct. 13, 1779, signed by Jerath'll Peirce, asking that Samuel Croel be
commissioned as commandf^r of said vessel ; ordered in Council Oct. 14, 1779,
that a commission be issued.

West, John. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Heath's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's detach-
ment of guards; muster roll dated Boston, May 14, 1778; enlisted April 2,
1778 ; enlistment, 3 months from April 2, 1778 ; also, same co. and detachment ;
enlisted A])ril 2, 1778 ; discharged July 2, 1778 ; service, 3 mos. 2 days ; detach-
ment drafted to serve at Cambridge ; also, Maj. Nathaniel Heath's co. ; enlisted
Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Oct. 6, 1780; service, 2 mos. 6 days, with guards at
and about Boston ; enlistment, 3 months.

West, John. Petition dated Salem, Dec. 15, 1780, signed by Bartholomew Putnam,
of Salem, asking that Francis Boardman be commissioned as commander of
tlie ship " Thomas " (privateer) ; advised in Council Dec. 15, 1780, that a com-
mLssion be issued ; said West appears in a descriptive list of officers and crew
of the "Thomas," which accompanies petition; age, 15 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4
in. ; complexion, liglit.

West, John. Private, Capt. John Carpenter's co. of guards; service from Feb.
12, 1781, to date of discharge. May 1, 1781, 2 mos. 18 days; company .stationed
at Springfield; roll made up for the balance of the 8 months term, i.e., 5
months, and for an additional 3 months tenn to May 1, 1781 ; also. Corporal,
same co. ; joined at Springfield May 1, 1781 ; discliarged Sept. 30, 1781 ; ser-
vice, 5 mos. ; company raised for 3 months and stationed at Springfield ; also,
same co. ; arrived at Springfield Oct. 1, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 1, 1781 ; service,
2 mos. ; said West, with others, enlisted to supply guard ; company made up
of rejected recruits raised to reinforce the Continental Army for ."! years and
others who enlisted to serve until quota of rejected recruits should arrive.

West, Jonathan. Private, Lieut. Jabez Colt's co.. Col. Rosseter's detachment of
Berkshire Co. militia ; entered service July 17, 1777 ; discharged July 27, 1777 ;
service, 11 days, at the Northward ; roll dated Richmond ; also, pay roll of
part of Capt. Amos Rathbun's co. in Lieut. Col. David Roseter's detachment
of militia, which marched to join Northern army; entered service Aug. 15,
1777; discharged Aug. 21, 1777; service, 7 days; roll sworn to in Berkshire Co. ;
also, Capt. Aaron Rowley's co.. Col. John Brown's detachment of Berkshire
Co. militia ; entered service Sept. 5, 1777 ; discharged Sept. 29, 1777 ; service,
24 days, at and to tlie northward of Pawlet.

West, Joseph, Dartmouth. Sergeant, Capt. Amasa Soper's co.. Col. Thomas
Marshall's regt. ; abstract for advance pay, mileage, etc., sworn to at Castle
Island, Aug. 13, 1776; mileage for 60 miles allowed .said West; also, same co.
and regt. ; engaged June 11, 1776; service to Dec. 1, 1776, 5 mos. 24 days; roll
sworn to at Boston.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 897

"West, Joseph, Salem. Capt. Abner Cranson's co.. Col. Asa Whetcomb's (23d)
regt. ; company receipt for wages for Sept., 1775, dated Camp at Prospect
Hill; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; company return dated Prospect Hill,
Oct. 6, 1775; also, receipt for bounty coat dated Camp at Prospect Hill,
Nov. 2, 1775. [See Joseph "Western ire ]

"West, Joseph, "Westfield, York Co. Return of men raised to serve in the Con-
tinental Army from 1st Duxbury co.. Col. Theophilus Cotton's (Plymouth
Co.) regt., as returned by Capt. Joshua Hall; engaged for town of Du.xbury;
joined Capt. Cushing's co., Col. Vose's regt.; term, during war; also, list of
men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated
Boston, Sept. 27, 1778; Capt. Cushing's co.. Col. Patterson's regt. ; also, Fifer,
Capt. Nathaniel Cushing's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accomits for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to June 10, 1779; reported deserted;
also, communication addressed to Col. Nathaniel Barbour, Muster Master, at
Boston, dated Providence, Sept. 6, 1778, signed by Brig. Gen. J. Glover,
recommending that the State bounty for enlisted soldiers be paid to said "West
and John Howard, belonging to Capt. Cushing's CO., Col. Vose's regt., as they
had not received the same ; ordered in Comicil Sept. 12, 1778, that Nathaniel
Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., be directed to pay the above bounty;
also, Fifer, Capt. Cushing's co., Col. Vose's regt. ; pay rolls for Jan. and Feb.,
1779, sworn to at Providence ; also, Drummer (also given Fifer) , Capt. Cush-
ing's CO., Col. Vose's (14th) regt. ; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated
Providence; also, list of men [no particulars given]; the words " 22d May.
79" appear after name and are probably intended for date of desertion ; also,
descriptive list of deserters from Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt., dated Camp
Highlands, N. Y., July 13, 1780; age, 25 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion,
light; hair, dark; occupation, husbandman; birthplace, Westfield, York Co.;
residence, "Westfield, York Co.

West, Joseph. Private, Capt. Thomas Crandon's co. ; enlisted July 20, 1775; ser-
vice, 5 mos. li days, in defence of seacoast.

"West, Joseph. Private, Capt. Stephen Bullock's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt. ; service to Dec. 23, 1776, 16 days ; company marched from Rehoboth to
Bristol, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

"West, Josiah, Kingston. Private, Capt. Peleg AVadsworth's (Kingston) co., Col.
Cotton's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of
April 19, 1775, to Marshfield ; service, 7 days; also. Corporal, Capt. Ebenezer
"Washburn's co., Col. Thomas Lothrop's regt., Brig. Joseph Cushing's brigade ;
service, 17 days; company marched to Bristol, R. I., on an alarm in Dec,
1776 ; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as returned
by 2d Lieut. Samuel Gray to George Partridge, Esq.; residence, Kingston;
engaged for town of Kingston ; joined Capt. Donham's co.. Col. Bailey's regt. ;
term to expire Jan. 1, 1780; also, list of men mustered between March 22, and
March 27, 1777, by James Hatch, Muster Master for Plymouth Co. ; Col.
Bailey's regt. ; age, 20 yrs. ; enlisted by Capt. Dunham ; enlistment, 3 years;
also, Private, 8th co.. Col. Bailey's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Feb. 15, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. George Dunham's
(8th) CO., Col. John Bailey's (1st) regt. ; company return [year not given] ;
reported a prisoner in Philadelpliia; also, Capt. Alden's co.. Col. Bailey's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Feb.
15, 1780; also, descriptive li.st of men raised to reinforce the Contmeiital 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 Spring-
field, July 10, 1780; age, 22 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. G in.; complexion, light; en-
gaged for town of Kingston ; arrived at Springfield July 8, 1780 ; marched to
camp July 10, 1780, vmder command of Capt. Daniel Shays ; also, list of men



898 ]\L^SSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"West, Josiah, continued.

raised for the 6 months service and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having
passed muster in a return dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 2"), 1780; also, pay roll
for 6 months men belonging to the town of Kingston raised for service in the
Continental Army during 1780; marched to camp July 4, 1780; discharged
Jan. 2, 1781; service, 6 mos. 9 days, including travel (200 miles) home.

West, Josiah, Scituate. Receipt dated Point Shirley, June 13, 1770, signed by said
West and others belonging to Capt. Nathaniel Winslow's co.. Col. Whitney's
regt., for advance pay for 1 month, travel allowance from home to Boston, etc. ;
also, petition dated Camp at Hull, Sept. 17, 1776, signed by said West and
others belonging to battalion stationed at Hull, asking for increase and pay-
ment of wages; also. Private, Capt. Winslow's-co., Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; enlisted May 15, 1776, 4 days preceding march ; service to Nov. 1, 1776;
also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1776; service, 1 mo. 2 days, includ-
ing travel (35 miles) home.

West, Jud.\h. Sergeant, Capt. Daniel Sullivan's co., Col. Benjamin Foster's (Lin-
coln Co.) regt. ; discharged Sept. 23, 1777 ; service, 28 days ; company called
out three different times for service at Machias.

West, Judah. Return of men raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service, agree-
able to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; engaged for town of Milton ; engaged Aug. 22,
1781; also. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Smith's (7th) co., 8th Mass. regt. com-
manded by Col. Michael Jackson ; muster roll for April, 1783 ; balance of term
of enlistment unexpired, 13 months 15 days.

West, Levi. Fifer, Capt. Job Woodbridge's co., Col. Brown's regt. ; entered ser-
vice July 8, 1777; discharged July 26, 1777; service, 19 days; companj' formed
part of a detachment under Maj. Caleb Hide which marched from Stockbridge
on the evacuation of Ticonderoga. Roll bears signatiue " Jah. Woodbridge
Capt."

West, Levi. Fifer, Capt. William Francis's co.. Col. John Ashley's detachment
of militia ; entered service July 22, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 13, 1777 ; .service,
23 days, in Northern department.

West, Levi. Private, Capt. Josiah Yale's co.. Col. Ro.sseter's regt. ; entered service
Oct. 12, 1781 ; discharged Oct. 20, 1781 ; service, 12 days ; mileage out and home
(160 miles) allowed ; company marched from Lee and Lenox to Stillwater Oct.
12, 1781, by order of Brig. Gen. Rosseter on an alarm.

West, Miller. Private, Capt. Bartholomew Woodbury's co.. Col. Jonathan Hol-
man's regt. ; service, 43 days ; company marched from Sutton to Providence,
R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 10, 1776; also, Capt. John Howard's co., Col.
Holman's regt. ; service, 17 days, with Northern army at the time of the re-
duction of Gen. Burgoyne; mileage for 62 miles allowed said West; warrant
for pay allowed in Council May 4, 1778.

West, Nathan. Private, Capt. Manasseh Kempton's co., Col. Freeman's regt. ;
service at Rhode Island on a secret expedition in Sept. and Oct., 1777 ; reported
deserted. Roll sworn to in Bristol Co.

West, Nathan. Private, Capt. George Claghom's co.. Col. Abigail (Abiel)
Mitchell's regt.; enli.sted July 31, 1780; discharged Oct. 31, 1780; service,
3 mos. 2 days ; regiment raised in Bristol Co. to reinforce Continental Army
for 3 months. [See Nathaniel Wiste.]

West, Nathaniel. 2d Lieutenant, brigantino "Terrible Creature" (jirivateer) ;
petition dated Boston, March 9, 1778, signed by George Cabot, in behalf of
himself and others, of Beverly, asking that Robert Richardson be commis-
sioned as commander of .said vessel ; ordered in Council March 9, 1778, that a



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West, Nathaniel, continued.

commission be issued; also, petition signed by George "Williams, in belialf of
himself and others, of Salem, asking that said West be commissioned as com-
mander of the ship " Black Prince" (privateer) ; ordered in Coiuicil Oct. 19,
1778, that a commission be issued ; also, return dat<.'d Boston, July -, 1779, of
armed vessels employed by the Board of War on Penobscot expedition ; said
West reported as commander of the ship " Bla<k Prince," owned by George
Williams; also, petition dated Boston, Oct. 28, 1779, signed by Nathaniel Sils-
bee, in behalf of himself and Elias H. Derbey, of Salem, asking that said
West be commissioned as commander of the ship " Three Sisters " (privateer) ;
ordered in Council Oct. 29, 1779, that a conuni.ssion be issued ; also, petition
dated Salem, Sept. 15, 1780, signed by Jeremiah Shepard, asking that said
West be commissioned as commander of the ship "Marquis" (privateer);
ordered in Council Sept. 19, 1780, that a commission be issued.

West, Noah, Rowley. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental
Army for the term of fi months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned
as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at
Springfield, Aug. 19, 1780 ; age, 23 yrs. ; stature, 6 ft. 2 in. ; complexion, light ;
engaged for town of Rowley ; marched to camp Aug. 19, 1780, under command
of Ensign Blaisdell ; also, list of men raised for the 6 months service and re-
turned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having i)assed muster in a return dated Camp
Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780; also, Private; pay roll for (5 months men detached
from militia of the town of Rowley for service in the Continental Army during
1780; marched from home Aug. 13, 1780; discharged Jan. 19, 1781; service, 5
mos. 19 days, including travel (240 miles) home ; also. Private, Capt. John
Williams's co., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt. ; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated
West Point ; enlisted Aug. 18, 1780 ; discharged Jan. 18, 1781 ; enlistment, 6
months.

West, Oliver. Private, Capt. Peleg Peck's co., Col. Carpenter's regt. ; enlisted
Dec. 21, 1776 ; discharged Dec. 23, 1776 ; service, 3 days, on an alarm at Bristol,
R. I.; roll sworn to at Swanzey; also, Capt. Peck's co.. Col. George Wil-
liams's regt. ; entered service Sept. 29, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1777 ; service,
1 mo. 1 day, under Maj. Gen. Spencer on a secret expedition; company sta-
tioned at Tiverton, R. I. ; roll sworn to at Swanzey.

West, Peleg. Private, Capt. Micah Hamblin's co. ; enlisted July 10, 1775 ; ser-
vice to Dec. 31, 1775, in defence of seacoast. Roll sworn to in Barnstable Co.

West, Perez, Jr. List of men detached from the militia of North Yarmouth to
reinforce the Continental Army, as returned to Samuel Thompson, Brigadier
for Cumberland Co., dated North Yarmouth, Dec. 3, 1776.

West, Peter. Corporal, Capt. Nathan Smith's co. ; service, 19 days ; company
stationed at Martha's Vineyard for defence of seacoast; roll made up for 3
mos. from Jmie 1, 1776; also, same co. ; service from Sept. 1, 1771!, to Nov.
21, 1776, 2 mos. 20 daj'S ; company stationed at Martha's Vineyard for defence
of seacoast.

West, Prince. Private, Capt. Ezra Whittelsey's co., Col. John Brown's detach-
ment; entered service Sept. 11, 1777; discharged Sept. 30[?], 1777; service,
20 days [ ? ], in Northern department ; company raised in Berkshire Co. ; also,
Capt. Amos Porter's co., Col. David Roseter's regt. ; entered service Oct. 18,
1780; discharged Oct. 21, 1780; service, 4 days, on the alarm at Berkshire of
Oct. 18, 1780.

West, Randolph. Private, Capt. Thomas Wills "s co.. Col. Daniel Morgan's (11th
Virginia) regt. (also given " the 11 And 15th Regiment of foot in the Service
of the United States ") ; pay roll for Oct., 1778.



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"West, Roger. Private, Capt. Joseph Hooker's co., Lieut. Col. Samuel Williams's
regt. ; enlisted Dec. 15, 1776; discharged March 18, 1777; service, 3 nios. 14
days, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home. Roll dated Morristown.

"West, Roger. Private, Capt. Jolin Thomp.son'sco., Col. Leonard's regt. ; enlisted
May 7, 1777 ; discharged July 8, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 10 days, including 9 days
(180 miles) travel home; regiment raised from Hampshire Co. militia to rein-
force Northern army for 2 months.

West, Roger. Private, Capt. Elijah Dwight's co., Col. Elisha Porter's (Hamp-
shire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 20, 1779; discharged Aug. 25, 1779; service,
1 mo. 10 days, at New London, Conn., including 4 days (87 miles) travel home.
Roll dated Belchertown.

West, Sam., Barnstable. Private, Capt. Mic:ih Hamilton's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marshtield under command of Col. Joseph



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