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birthplace, Boston ; residence. New Ipswich ; enlisted May 19, 1775 ; mustered
July 11, 1775; also, Capt. Town's co.. Col. Read's regt. ; company return [year
not given, probably 1775].

Tufts, . [This name also appears under the form of Taft, Tuff, Tuffs, Tuffts,

Tuft, Tuftes, Turfts.]

Tufts, Aaron, Medford. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
1st Middlesex Co. regt., as returned by Lieut. Stephen Hall; residence, Med-
ford; engaged for town of Medford; joined Capt. Bancroft's co.. Col. Jack-
son's regt.; term, 3 years; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber,
Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 16, 1777 ; Capt. Bancroft's
CO., Col. Jackson's regt. ; reported received State bounty; also. Private, Capt.
James Bancroft's co.. Col. Michael Jackson's regt.; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from IMarch 4, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. "Wade's
CO., Col. Michael Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1780, to Feb. 28, 1780.

Tufts, Aaron. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Medford for ser-
vice in the Continental Army during 1780; marched to camp July 4, 1780;
discharged Dec. 12, 1780 ; service, 5 mos. 20 days, including travel (220 miles)
home.

Tufts, Adam, Chelsea. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as
returned by the Selectmen, Militia Officers, and Committee of Correspondence
of Chelsea, and sworn to in Suffolk Co. by Capt. Samuel Clarke ; residence,
Chelsea; engaged for town of Chelsea; joined Capt. Greenleaf's co.. Col.
Francis's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber,
Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Feb. 16, 1777; Capt. Greenleaf's
CO., Col. Francis's regt. ; reported received State bounty ; also. Private, Capt.
Moses Greenleaf's co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Feb. 4, 1777, to April 16, 1778 ; reported died April
16, 1778 ; also, Capt. Greenleaf's co.. Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt. ; subsistence
allowed from date of enlistment, Feb. 4, 1777, to time of arrival at Bennington ;
credited with 52^ days allowance : 230 miles travel allowed said Tufts; also,
Capt. Greenleaf's co.. Col. Tupper's regt.; return dated Jan. 25, 1778; mus-
tered by County and Continental Muster Masters; reported on command at
Albany.

Tufts, Adam, Maiden. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army [year
not given] ; residence, Maiden ; engaged for town of Maiden.

Tufts, Andrew. Private, Capt. Aaron Jewett's co.. Col. Samuel Bullard's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 15, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 26 days, with
Northern army, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home; company marched
to Saratoga. Roll dated Littleton.

Tufts, Barnabas, Gloucester. Drummer, Capt. Nicholas Blasdel's co.. Col. Wig-
glesworth's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Albany home;
360 miles travel allowed said Tufts ; warrant allowed in Council Jan. 21, 1777.

Tufts, Benjamin. Account of money paid by persons to hire men to go to Canada
[year not given], examined and allowed by a committee at Medford Oct. 8,
1776 ; also, account of money paid by persons to hire men who went to New
York in Sept., 1776, examined and allowed by a committee at Medford Jan.
13, 1777; also, Private, Capt. Benjamin Blaney's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's



132 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Tufts, Bex.iaxiix, continued.

regt. of guards; joined Jau VI, 1778; service to April 3, 1778, 82 days, at
Cambridge.

Tufts, Caleb. Private, Capt. Caleb Brooks's co., Col. Dike's regt.; muster roll
for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777 ; credited to town of Medford ; enlisted Dec. 14, 1776;
service guarding stores at and about Boston ; regiment raised to serve imtil
Marcb 1, 1777 ; also, Capt. Nathan Sergant's co. of guards ; entered service Feb.
3, 1779; discharged May 7, 1779; service, 3 nios. 3 days; company raised for
service under Maj. Gen. Gates at and about Boston.

Tufts, Cato, Medford. Capt. Ephraim Corey's co., Col. William Prescott's regt. ;
order for bounty coat dated Camp at Cambridge, Oct. 31, 1775; also, Matross,
Capt. James Swan's (1st) co., Col. Thomas Crafts's (Artillery) regt.; abstract
for advance pay, etc., sworn to at Boston, Jmie 8, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ;
service between Aug. 1, 1776, and Nov. 1, 1776; reported drummed out; roll
dated Boston.

Tufts, Daniel, Medford. Private, Capt. Isaac Hall's co., Col. Thomas Gardner's
regt., which assembled April 19, 1775; service, 5 days; also, account of money
paid by persons to hire men who went to New York in Sept., 1776, examined
and allowed by a committee at Medford Jan. 13, 1777 ; also, Capt. Nathan
Sargeant's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards; detached July 2,1778;
service to July 17, 1778, 15 days; regiment stationed at Winter Hill.

Tufts, David. Private, Capt. Benjamin Blaney's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt.
of guards; joined Jan. 16, 1778; service to April 3, 1778, 78 days, at Cambridge.

Tufts, David. Receipt dated Billerica, Juno 18, 1781, for bovmty paid said Tufts
by the several classes of the town of Billerica to serve in the Continental Army
for the term of 3 years.

Tufts, David. Private ; copy of a list of men belonging to Lynn, now called Lynn,
Lynnfield, and Saugus, who served at Concord battle and elsewhere [year not
given].

Tufts, Ebenezer, Medford. Private, Capt. Isaac Hall's co., Col. Thomas Gardner's
regt., which assembled April 19, 1775; service, 5 days.

Tufts, Ebenezer, Medford. List dated Medford, Dec. 9, 1776, of men drafted
from town of Medford Dec. 9, 1776, to march to Cambridge and join Capt.
John Walton's co. and go to Noddle's Island ; name of said Tufts ajipears
after that of Benjamin Hall, Jr., which is crossed out on list; also, Private,
Capt. Walton's co. ; enlisted Dec. 9, 1776; discharged Dec. 12, 1776; com-
pany detached for service at Noddle's Island.

Tufts, Ebenezer, Wobum. Private, Capt. John Wood's (5th) co., Lieut. Col.
Loammi Baldwin's (late Col. Samuel Gerrish's) 38th (also given 37th) regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 28, 1775; service, 65 days; also,
list of men who were in need of blankets, dated Medford, Aug. 9, 1775;
also, abstract for wages from Aug. 1, 1775, dated Camp at Medford, Sept. 1,
1775; also, pay abstract for Sept., 1775; receipt for amount of abstract dated
Chelsea, Oct. 30, 1775, and signed by Capt. Wood ; also, company return
[probably Oct., 1775] ; also, receipt for money in lieu of bounty coat dated
Medford, Dec. 28, 1775; also, Capt. Wood's co. ; list of recruits for the new
establishment in Col. Baldwin's regt., ap))roved by Brig. Gen. W. Heatli in
Camp at Cambridge, Dec. 30, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Wood's co.. Col. Bald-
win's (26th) regt. ; pay abstracts for Feb. and IMarcli, 1776 ; also, same co. and
regt. ; pay abstract for April, 1776, dated New York ; also, same co. and regt. ;
pay abstract for May, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for June,
1776, dated New York; also, order dated Trenton, Jan. 2, 1777, signed by said



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 133

Tufts, Ebenezek, contmued.

Tufts, for wages for service and allowaiice for equipments, etc., taken at
Trenton Dec. 26, 1776, payable to Corporal Caleb Simouds; also, Capt. Wood's
CO., Col. Baldwin's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., for the year
1776, sworn to in Middlesex Co., April 21, 1777 ; reported discharged 320 miles
from home ; amount due said Tufts receipted for by Caleb Simonds.

Tufts, Ebenezer. Account of money paid by persons to hire men to go to Canada
[year not given], examtued and allowed by a committee at Medford Oct. 8,
1776.

Tufts, Ebenezer. Account of money paid by persons to hire men who went to
New York in Sept., 1776, examined and allowed by a committee at Medford
Jan. 13, 1777.

Tufts, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Caleb Brooks's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. of guards ;
joined Nov. 3, 1777; service to April 3, 1778, 5 mos., at Cambridge.

Tufts, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Benjamin Blaney's co., Col. Eleazer Brooks's
regt. of guards; joined Jan. 19, 1778; service to April 3, 1778, 75 days, at
Cambridge.

Tufts, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Stephen Frost's co.. Col. Cyprian How's regt. ;
entered service July 31, 1780, 3 days preceding march ; discharged Nov. 1, 1780 ;
service, 3 mos. 5 days (also given 97 days) , at Rhode Island, including travel
(60 miles) home ; regiment raised for 3 months.

Tufts, Ebenezer. Return of men raised in Essex Co. for Continental service,
agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2,1780; engaged for town of Danvers; engaged
Aug. 6, 1781; also, Private, Capt. Seth Banister's co.. Col. William Shepard's
(4rth) regt.; muster roll for Sept., 1781, dated Continental Village; enlisted
Aug. 6, 1781; enlistment, 6 months; also, muster rolls for Oct., 1781-Feb.,
1782, dated York Hutts ; reported deserted Feb. 26, 1782.

Tufts, Francis, Mystic (also given Medford) . Private, Capt. Isaac Hall's co. ;
service, 4 days ; company marched from Medford by order of Gen. Washington
at the time of taking Dorchester Heights in March, 1776; also. Sergeant, Col.
Ephraim Wheelock'sregt. ; return of officers, dated Ticonderoga, Oct. 11, 1776 ;
also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from 1st Middlesex
Co. regt., as returned by Lieut. Stephen Hall ; residence, Medford ; engaged
for town of Medford ; joined Capt. Bancroft's co.. Col. Jackson's regt. ; term,
3 years; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 16, 1777 ; Capt. Bancroft's co.. Col. Jackson's
regt. ; reported received State bounty ; also. Sergeant Major, Capt. Wiley's
CO., Col. Michael Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1777, to Oct. 7, 1777; reported promoted to Ensign; also. Ensign,
same regt. ; Continental Army jjay accoimts for service from Oct. 7, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779; also, communication addressed to the Board of War, dated
Boston, April 28, 1778, signed by Col. Jackson, stating that said Tufts, Ensign
in his regiment, had been appointed by Maj. Gen. Gates while with the
Northern army "the year past," though said Jackson had not received in-
formation of the fact until the date above given, and as said Tufts had not
been included in the list of officers presented to the Board of War for the State
donations, requesting that the same quantity of donations allowed to other
Ensigns might be delivered Lieut. William Story for him ; also, Ensign, Col.
Jackson's regt.; return of officers for clothing, dated Boston, Nov. 20, 1778;
also, Ensign, Capt. Ephraim Cleveland's co. ; list of officers and men belonging
to Col. Jackson's (Mass. Line) regt., returned probably in 1779; also. Lieu-
tenant, Col. Jackson's (8th) regt. ; list of officers, dated West Point, Nov. 8,
1779; also, Lieutenant and Adjutant, Col. Jackson's regt. : Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, Lieutenant,



134 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXU SAILORS

Tufts, Francis, continued.

same regt. ; list of officers promoted in the Continental Army and for whom
warrants were made out ; warrant issued July 4, 1780 ; a^so. Lieutenant ; return
dated Phillipsburgh, July 18, 1781, made by Ezra Badlam, Lieutenant Colonel
Commandant, 8th Mass. regt., of officers of said regiment doing duty upon war-
rants ; warrant dated Aug. 12, 1779.

Tufts, George, Medford. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from 1st Middlesex Co. regt., as returned by Lieut. Stephen Hall; residence,
Medford; engaged for town of Medford; joined Capt. Bancroft's co., Col.
Jackson's regt. ; term, 3 years; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber,
Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 10, 1777 ; Capt. Bancroft's
CO., Col. Jackson's regt. ; reported received State bounty; also, Private, Capt.
James Bancroft's co., Col. Michael Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Feb. 21, 1777, to ; reported deserted.

Tufts, George. Private, Capt. Isaac Hall's co. ; service, 4 days ; company marched
from Medford by order of Gen. "Washington at the time of taking Dorchester
Heights in March, 1776.

Tufts, George. Account of money paid by persons to hire men to go to Canada
[year not given], examined and allowed by a committee at Medford Oct. 8,
1776.

Tufts, George. "Account of money paid by persons to hire men who went to New
York in Sept., 1776, examined and allowed by a committee at Medford Jan.
13, 1777.

Tufts, Grimes, Lynn. Sergeant, Capt. Ezra Newliall's (Lynn) co. of Minute-men,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 5 days ; also, Ensign ;
list of lieutenants and ensigns in Col. Mansfield's regt. ; ordered in Provincial
Congress June 7, 1775, that commissions be delivered said officers; also. En-
sign, Capt. Newliall's co., Col. John Mansfield's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug.
1, 1775; engaged April 24, 1775; service, 3 mos. 15 days; also, 2d Lieutenant,
Capt. Newhall's co., Col. Mansfield's (19th) regt. commanded by Lieut. Col.
Israel Hutchinson ; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; also. Ensign, Capt.
Asa Prince's co.. Col. Mansfield's regt. ; list of officers [year not given, proba-
bly 1775].

Tufts, Henry. Return of men raised in Essex Co. for Continental service, agree-
able to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; engaged for town of Salisbury ; engaged March
26, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Tufts, Hutchinson. Account of money paid by jjersons to hire nn^n to go to
Canada [year not given], examined and allowed by a committee at Medford
Oct. 8, 1776 ; also, account of money paid by persons to hire men who went to
New York in Sept., 1776, examined and allowed by a committee at Medford
Jan. 13, 1777.

Tufts, Isaac, Medford. Sergeant, Capt. Isaac Hall's co., Col. Thomas Gardner's
regt., which assembled April 19, 1775; service, 5 days; also, 1st Sergeant,
Capt. Hall's co. ; .service, 4 days; company marclied from ]\Iedford by order of
Gen. Washington at the time of taking Dorchester Heights in March, 1776 ;
also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Tufts's 8th (Medford) co., Col. Samuel
Thatcher's (1st Middlesex Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; return of officers chosen
by the several companies in said regiment, dated Watertown, April 26, 1776;
ordered in Council April 29, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported
commissioned April 29, 1776 ; place taken by Steplien Hall, 4th, June 17, 1776 ;
also, accoiuit of money paid bj'' persons to hire men who went to New ^'ork in
Sept., 1776, examined and allowed by a committee at ISIedford Jan. 13, 1777;
also, 1st Sergeant; li.st dated Medford, Dec. 9, 1776, of men drafted from town
of Medford Dec. 9, 1776, to march to Cambridge and join Capt. John "Walton's



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Tufts, Isaac, continued.

CO. and go to Noddle's Islaud ; also, Sergeant, Capt. Walton's co. ; engaged
Dec. 9, 1776; discharged Dec. 21, 177G; company detached for service at
Noddle's Island ; also, company receipt, given to Capt. Walton, dated Cam-
bridge, Slay 9, 1777, for wages and rations for service at Noddle's Island in
Dec, 177G; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Stephen Frost's co., Col. Thatcher's
(1st Middlesex Co.) regt. of Mass. militia ; commissioned June 29, 1778.

Tufts, Isaac, Wenham. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
[year not given] ; residence, Wenham ; engaged for town of Wenham.

Tufts, James (also given James, Jr.), Medford. Private, Capt. Isaac. Hall's co.,
Col. Thomas Gardner's regt., which assembled April 19, 1775; service, 5 days;
also, Corporal, (late) Capt. Hall's co., Lieut. Col. William Bond's (late Col.
Gardner's) 37th regt. ; comjjany return dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775 ; also,
order for money in lieu of bomity coat dated Medford, Jan. 3, 1776; also, Cor-
poral, Capt. Hall's CO. ; service, 4 days; company marched from Medford by
order of Gen. Washington at the time of taking Dorchester Heights in March,
1776 ; also, accoimt of money paid by persons to hire men who went to New York
in Sept., 1776, examined and allowed by a committee at Medford Jan. 13, 1777 ;
also, list dated Medford, Dec. 9, 1776, of men drafted from town of Medford
Dec. 9, 1776, to march to Cambridge and join Capt. John Walton's co. and go
to Noddle's Island ; a^so, Capt. Walton's co. ; enlisted Dec. 9, 1776 ; discharged
Dec. 12, 1776; company detached for service at Noddle's Island.

Tufts, James. Private, Capt. Samuel Barnard's co.. Col. Thomas Gardner's regt.,
which marched on the alarm of Ajtril 19, 1775 ; service, 1 day. Roll endorsed
" Watertown."

Tufts, James. Account of money paid by persons to hire men to go to Canada
[year not given], examined and allowed by a committee at Medford Oct. 8,
1776 ; also, account of money paid by persons to hire men who went to New
York in Sept., 1776, examined and allowed by a committee at INIedford Jan.
13, 1777.

Tufts, James. Private, Capt. Benjamin Blaney's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt.
of guards ; joined Jan. 15, 1778 ; service to April 3, 1778, 79 days, at Cambridge.

Tufts, James. Lieutenant, Col. Michael Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Oct. 30, 1780; reported as serving 2
mos. as Lieutenant, 8 mos. as Captain.

Tufts, John, Danvers. List of officers and crew of the brigantine "Saratoga"
(privateer), commanded by Capt. Eleazer Giles, as certified by tlie owners,
John and Andrew Cabot, endorsed " 1780."

Tufts, JoSn, Medford. Corporal, Capt. Isaac Hall's co.. Col. Thomas Gardner's
regt., which assembled April 19, 1775 ; service, 5 days ; also, (late) Capt. Hall's
CO., Lieut. Col. William Bond's (late Col. Gardner's) 37th regt. ; company re-
turn dated Camp Prospect Hill, Oct. (5, 1775 ; also, Lieut. Caleb Brooks's (late
Cajit. Hall's) co.. Col. Bond's regt.; order for money in lieu of bounty coat
dated Prospect Hill, Dec. 29, 1775.

Tufts, John, Medford. List dated Medford, Dec. 9, 1776, of men drafted from town
of Medford, Dec. 9, 1776, to march to Cambridge and join Capt. John Walton's
CO. and go to Noddle's Island ; also, Private, Capt. Walton's co. ; enlisted Dec.
9, 1776; discharged Dec. 12, 1776; company detached for service at Noddle's
Island.

Tufts, John. Private, Capt. Winthrop Boston's (Baston's) co. ; enlisted Feb. 1,
1776; company raised in North Yarmouth, Brunswick, Harpswell, New-
Gloucester, New Boston (Gray), and Windham, Cumberland Co., for 2 months
service durmg the siege of Boston in 1776.



136 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Tufts, [Johx]. Private, Capt. Isaac Hall's co. ; service, 4 days ; company marched
from Medford by order of Gen. Washington at the time of taking Dorchester
Heights in :March, 177(3.

Tufts, John. Private, in a company commanded by Ca])t. Benjamin Blancy, of
Maiden ; service, 3 days ; company marched to Point Shirley June 13, 1776, by
order of Gen. Lincoln.

Tufts, John. Private, Capt. John Stutson's co., Maj. Edward Procter's detach-
ment of militia; detached Dec. 10, 1777; discharged March 1, 1778; service,
2 mos. 22 days, with guards under Maj. Gen. Heath at Boston.

Tufts, John. Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Huse's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards stationed at Winter Hill ; engaged Nov. 10, 1777 ; service to April 4,
1778.

Tufts, John. List of men, dated Brookfield, June 30, 1778, showing service cred-
ited to them, respectively, as returned by the committee chosen to make an
average of the service rendered to the credit of tlie 3d Precinct of Brookfield ;
total amount of service rendered made to average 5t^ months for each single
poll in said precinct; said Tufts credited with 6¬І mos. service.

Tufts, John. Private, Capt. Caleb Champney's co. ; enlisted Feb. 9, 1779; dis-
charged May 8, 1779; service, 3 mos., witli guards imder Maj. Gen. Gates at
and about Boston; also, Cajit. Champney's co., Maj. Nathaniel Heath's de-
tachment of guards ; enlisted May 14, 1779 ; discharged July 3, 1779 ; service,
1 mo. 20 days, at and about Boston.

Tufts, Jonathan, INIedford. Private, Capt. Isaac Hall's co.. Col. Thomas Gard-
ner's regt., which a.sseml)led April 19, 1775 ; service, 5 days ; also, Cajjt. Hall's
CO. ; service, 4 days; company marched from Medford by order of Gen. Wash-
ington at the time of taking Dorchester Heights in March, 1776 ; also, account
of money paid by persons to hire men to go to Canada [year not given] , examined
and allowed by a committee at Medford Oct. 8, 1776; also, list dated Medford,
Dec. 9, 1776, of men drafted from town of Medford Dec. 9, 1776, to march to
Cambridge and join Capt. John Walton's co. and go to Noddle's Island ; also,
Capt. Walton's co. ; enlisted Dec. 9, 1776; discharged Dec. 12, 1776; company
detached for service at Noddle's Island; also, Capt. Steidien Dana's co., Col.
Mclntush's (Mcintosh's) regt. ; arrived at camp March 20 [1778] ; discharged
April 5 [1778] ; service, 17 days, at the Lines at Boston.

TtTFTS, Joseph. Captain, 8th (Medford) co.. Col. Samuel Thatcher's (1st Middlesex
Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen by the several companies in
said regiment, dated Watertown, April 2(), 1776; ordered in Council April 29,
1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned April 29, 1776 ;
place taken by Caleb Brooks June 17, 1776.

Tufts, Joseph. Account of money paid by persons to hire men who went to New
York in Sept., 1776, examined and allowed by a committee at Medford Jan.
13, 1777.

Tufts, Joseph. Private, Capt. John Walton's co. ; joined Sept. 4, 1778 ; discharged
Sept. 11, 1778 ; also, company receipt for wages for 8 days service, dated Cam-
bridge, Oct. 26, 1778, and endorsed " John Walton Capt."

Tufts, Joseph, Jr. Account of money paid by ])ersons to hire men to go to Canada
[year not given], examined and allowed by a committee at Medford Oct. 8,
1776.

Tufts, Moses, Mystic. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Isaac Hall's co. ; service, 4 days;
company marched from Medford by order of Gen. Washington at the time of
taking Dorchester Heights in March, 1776; also, Lieutenant, Col. Ephraim
Wheelock's regt. ; returns of effectives between Sept. 14, 1776, and Oct. 5, 1776,



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 137

Tufts, ^NIoses, continued.

dated Ticonderoga ; reported on command in the train by the General's orders ;
also, 1st Lieutenant, same regt. ; return of otKcers, dated Ticonderoga, 0,ct. 11,
1776; also, same regt. ; returns of eflfectives between Oct. 12, 177<!, and Nov. 2,
1776, dated Ticonderoga; reported on command in the train by the General's
orders ; also, Lieutenant, Col. Michael Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Jan. 25, 1778; reported resigned Jan.
25, 1778 ; also. Lieutenant, Capt. James Bancraft's co. ; list of officers and men
belonging to Col. Jackson's Mass. Line regt., returned probably in 1779.

Tufts, Nathan, Medford. Account of money paid by persons to hire men to go to
Canada [year not given], examined and allowed by a committee at Medford
Oct. 8, 1776 ; also, list dated Medford, Dec. 9, 1776, of men drafted from town
of ^Medford Dec. 9, 1776, to march to Cambridge and join Capt. John "Walton's
CO. and go to Noddle's Island; also. Private, Capt. "Walton's co. ; enlisted
Dec. 9, 1776; discharged Dec. 12, 1776; company detached for service at
Noddle's Island ; also, company receipt, given to Capt. "Walton, dated Cam-
bridge, for wages and rations for service at Noddle's Island in Dec, 1776 ; also,
accoimt of money paid by persons to hire men who went to New York in Sept.,
1776, examined and allowed by a committee at Medford Jan. 13, 1777 ; also,
Capt. Benjamin Blaney's co., Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. of guards; joined
Jan. 23, 1778; service to April 3, 1778, 71 days, at Cambridge.

Tufts, Nathan, Jr. Account of money paid by persons to hire men who went to
New York in Sept., 1776, examined and allowed by a committee at Medford
Jan. 13, 1777 ; also. Private, Capt. Benjamin Blaney's co., Col. Eleazer Brooks's
regt. of guards; joined Jan. 12, 1778; service to April 3, 1778, 82 days, at
Cambridge.

Tufts, Nathaniel, Cambridge. Private, Capt. James Burt's co., Col. Asa "Whet-
comb's (23d) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 26, 1775 ;
service, 24 days ; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; reported enlisted
into the train May 19, 1775; also, Matross, Capt. Thomas "Wait Foster's co..
Col. Richard Gridley's (Artillery) regt. ; company return [probably Oct.,
1775]; reported as belonging to New Y'ork; also, order for bounty coat due
for the 8 months service m 1775 ; also, return of men raised to serve in the Conti-



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