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nental Army from 1st Cambridge co. ; residence, Cambridge ; enlisted for town
of Cambridge; joined Capt. HajTies's co., Col. "Wigglesworth's regt. ; enlist-
ment, during war (also given 3 years) ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel
Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 2, 1777; Capt.
Haynes's co.. Col. "Wigglesworth's regt. ; reported received State bounty ; also.
Private, Capt. Pilsbury's co., Col. Calvin Smith's regt.; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; residence, Cam-
bridge; also, descriptive list dated "West Point, Jan. 29, 1781; Capt. John K.
Smith's CO., 6th Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Smith; rank. Private;
age, 27 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; eyes, dark;
residence, Cambridge; enlisted Feb. 1, 1777, by Lieut. Miller; enlistment,
during war; also. Private, Capt. Peter Clayes's (Light Infantry) co., com-
Dfianded by Capt. John K. Smith prior to May 1, 1781, Lieut. Col. Calvin
Smith's (6th) regt. ; returns for wages for the years 1781 and 1782 ; wages
allowed said Tufts for 24 mos. ; reported sick in general hospital Feb.-Dec,
1781; also reported furloughed in Dec, 1782.

Tufts, Peter. Private, Capt. Benjamin Blaney's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt.
of guards; joined Jan. 23, 1778; service to April 3, 1778, 71 days, at Cam-
bridge.

Tttfts, Peter, Jr., Medford. Private, Capt. Isaac Hall's co.. Col. Tliomas Gard-
ner's regt., which assembled April 19, 1775: service, 5 days; also, account of
money paid by persons to hire men to go to Canada [year not given], examined



138 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Tufts, Peter, Jr., continued.

and allowed by a committee at Medford Oct. 8, 1776; also, account of money
paid by persons to liire men who went to New York in Sept., 1770, examined
and allowed by a committee at Medford Jan. 13, 1777.

Tufts, Richard. Private, Capt. Daniel Pillsbury's (Light InfantrjO co., Col.
Edward "Wiggles worth's regt. ; muster roll for March and April, 1779, sworn
to at Providence; enlisted Feb. 12, 1777; enlistment, during war; reported on
command at Boston Neck.

Tufts, Samuel, Brookline. Petition dated Camp at Hull, Sept. 17, 177G, signed by
said Tufts and others belonging to battalion stationed at Hull, askbig for
increase and payment of wages; also, Private, Capt. "SYilliam TTarner's co.,
Col. Josiali Whitney's regt.; service from May 19, 1776, 4 days preceding
march, to Nov. 1, 1776, 5 uios. 13 days ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for
Nov., 1776, attested at Boston.

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

Tufts, Samuel (also given Samuel, Jr.), Medford. List dated :Medford, Dec. 9,
177(), of men drafted from town of Medford Dec. 9, 1776, to march to Cam-
bridge 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. 21, 1776;
company detached for service at Noddle's Island ; also, receipt dated Medford,
signed by Josepli Tufts, for wages due his son, said Samuel Tufts, for service
at Noddle's Island in Dec, 1776.

Tufts, Samuel, Medford. List of men raised for the 6 months service and returned,
by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp Toto-
way, Oct. 25, 1780 ; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Med-
ford for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to camp July
4, 1780 ; discharged Dec. 20, 1780; service, 5 mos. 28 days, including travel (220
miles) home.

Tufts, Sa.muel, Medford (also given Boston) . 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. King's
CO., Col. Marshall's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel
Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, April 13, 1777; Capt.
Samuel King's co., Col. Marshall's regt.; reported received State boimty;
also. Private, 1st co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from March 29, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Boston ;
credited to town of Medford; also, Capt. King's (2d) co., Col. Marshall's (10th)
regt.; account of clothing delivered for the year 1780; also, same co. and
regt. ; muster rolls for Jan. and March, 1779, dated "West Point; reported on
command with Gen. Gates ; also. Corporal, l.st co.. Col. Marshall's regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780;
also, descriptive list dated "West Point, Feb. 23, 1780; 1st co., 10th ^Nlass. regt. ;
age, 21 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 3 in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; residence,
Boston; enlistment, during war; also, descriptive list dated Jan. 26, 1781;
Capt. Turner's (6th) CO., Col. Benjaniia Tupper's (10th) regt.; age, 24 yrs.;
stature, 5 ft. 4 in. ; complexion, light ; hair, light; residence, Boston ; engaged
Jan. 10, 1777, by Capt. King; tenn, during war; also. Private, Col. Tupper's
regt. ; service from Jan. 1, 1781, 24 mos. ; also, Capt. Marsliall's co. ; account
of rations, small stores, etc., delivered officers and soldiers of 10th Mass. regt.
by E. Lunt, State Commissary [year not given].

Tufts, Samuel. 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.



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Tufts, Samuel. 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, Sa>iuel. 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, Samuel. Private, 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; also, Capt. Sergant's co. of guards; entered service
Feb. 3, 1779 ; discharged May 7, 1779 ; service, 3 mos. 3 days ; company raised
for service imder Maj. Gen. Gates at and about Boston.

Tufts, Samuel. Private, Capt. John Metcalf 's co. ; treasury pay roll dated Sept.
29, 1783. [See Samuel Twist.]

Tufts, Samuel, Jr. 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, 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, Samuel, 3d, Medford. Private, Capt. Isaac Hall's co.. Col. Thomas Gard-
ner's regt., which assembled April 19, 1775; service, 5 days.

Tufts, Simon. 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 ; reported as having paid £24 7s 6d in behalf of Col. Royall ; the abbre-
viation " Esq'r" appears after name.

Tufts, Stephen, Maiden. Private, Capt. Benjamin Blaney's co. of militia, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Watertown by order of Col. Gard-
ner ; service, 1 day ; also, return of sentences by a court-martial, Maj. Morrison,
President, appearing in a general order dated Headquarters, Ticonderoga, Oct.
4, 1776, taken from Col. Wheelock's Orderly Book; said Tufts, Sergeant, tried
on charge of leaving his guard without leave or orders ; the court foimd him
not guilty as the offence was more the result of a mistake than design ; also,
Sergeant, Col. Ephraim Wheelock's regt. ; return of officers, dated Ticon-
deroga, Oct. 11, 1776.

Tufts, Timothy, Maiden. Private, Capt. Benjamin Blaney's co. of militia, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Watertown by order of Col. Gard-
ner; service, 1 day; also, pay roll of a company commanded by Capt. Benja-
min Blaney, of Maiden ; service, 3 days ; company marched to Point Shirley
June 13, 1776, by order of Gen. Lincoln ; also, 3d Corporal, Capt. John Walton's
CO., Col. Brooks's regt. ; company return dated Oct. 31, 1776 ; said Tufts
reported as in camp and fit for duty.

Tufts, William, Bedford. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, April 13, 1777; Capt. Pettengill's co..
Col. Wesson's regt. ; reported received State bounty.

Tufts, William, Medford. Private, Capt. Stephen Dana's co.. Col. Mclntush's
(Mcintosh's) regt.; arrived at camp March 19 [1778]; discharged April 5
[177S] ; service, 18 days, at the Lines at Boston.

Tufts, William. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Ezekiel Knowlton's co. ; list of officers
chosen to command three companies drafted from [Brig.] Jonathan Warner's
brigade to serve at and about Boston, as returned by said Warner to Maj. Gen.
Warren, July 27, 1776.

Tufts, William. Private, Capt. Nathan Sergant's co. of guards: entered service
Feb. 3, 1779: discharged May 3, 1779: service, 3 mos. ; company raised for ser-
vice under Maj. Gen. Gates at and about Boston.



140 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Tufts, William. Private, Gapt. Stephen Frost's co., Col. Cyprian How's regt. ;
entered service July 31, 1780, 3 days preceding march; discliarged Nov. 1,
1780; service 3 mos. li days (also given 9(3 days), at Rhode Island, including
travel (60 miles) home ; regiment raised for 3 months.

Tufts, "Willla.m, Jr. 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, 177t).

Tufts, Zachakiah, ^Yoburn. List of men belonging to Capt. John Wood's co.
who took the oath in Middlesex Co. May 27, 1775, required bj'' Congress to be
taken by the Mass. army; also, Capt. Wood's (5th) co.. Col. Samuel Gerrish's
regt. ; order for advance pay, signed by said Tufts and others, dated Cambridge,
June 1, 1775; also. Private, Capt. Wood's co., Lieut. Col. Loammi Baldwin's
(late Col. Gerrish's) 38th (also given 37th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1,
1775; enlisted May 5, 1775; service, 88 days; 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. 31, 1775, and
signed by Capt. Wood; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, re-
ceipt for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Medford, Dec. 28, 1775.

Tufts, Zacharlah. Descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co., agreeable to
resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for said
county; age, 21 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; eyes,
blue ; occupation, laborer (also given farmer) ; engaged for town of Wobum ;
engaged April 1, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

TuKARMAN, John. Order on Capt. Daniel Aems (Eames), for wages, dated Hollis-
ton, Nov. 1, 1777, signed by said Tukarman, payable to Timothy Rockwood, Jr.

TuKER, Ezra, Brookfield. Private, Capt. Jonathan Barns'sco. of Minute-men, Col.
Jonathan Warner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; left
place of rendezvous May 1, 1775; service, 16 days.

TuKER, John, Newbury. Private, Capt. William Scott's co.. Col. Paul Dudley
Sargant's (28th) regt. ; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775.

TuKER, Joseph. Capt. Stephen Richardson's (Attleborough No. 12) co. ; list of
men who served in the 4th (also given 3d) campaign for 12 months. [Name
crossed out on list.]

TuKER, Lemuel, Shrewsbury. Corporal, Capt. Turner's co., Col. Henry Jackson's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Oct. 27, 1777, to June
1, 1779; residence, Shrewsbury; reported deserted; also. Col. David Henley's
regt.; return of recruits for knapsacks, dated Boston, Feb. 16, 1778; reported
under marching orders; also, Capt. Thomas Turner's (9th) co.. Col. Jackson's
regt.; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Pawtuxet; enlisted Oct.
27, 1779; enlistment, during war; reported on command with Gen. Sullivan's
baggage.

Tukesbary, Andrew. Capt. Samuel Sprague's co. ; list of men who guarded
Pullen's Point, Chelsea, by order of Capt. Sprague from Ai)ril 19, 1775, to date
of discharge, ISIay 16, 1775 ; service, 1 mo.

Tukesbary, James. Capt. Samuel Sprague's co. ; list of men who guarded Pullen's
Point, Chelsea, by order of Capt. Sprague from April 19, 1775, to date of dis-
charge. May 16, 1775 ; service, 1 mo.

Tukesbary, John. Capt. Samuel Sprague's co. ; list of men who guarded Pullen's
Point. Chelsea, bv order of Capt. Sprague from April 19, 1775, to date of dis-
charge, May 16, 1775 ; service, 1 mo.



IN THE WAR OF TllE REVOLUTION. 14:1

TuKESBARY, JoHX, Jr. Capt. Samuel Sprague's co. ; list of men who guarded
PuUen's Point, Chelsea, by order of Capt. Sprague from April 19, 1775, to
date of discharge, May 16, 1775 ; service, 1 mo.

TuKESBURY, Jonathan. Petition dated Salem, Feb. 13, 1778, signed by Samuel
Page, askmg that said Tukesbury bo commissioned as commander of the
schooner "Fox" (privateer) ; ordered in Council Feb. 19, 1778, that a commis-
sion be issued.

TuKET, . [This name also appears under the form of Teukey, Tockey, Tookey,

Tuckey.]

TuKET, Benjamin, Falmouth. Capt. David Bradish's co. ; subsistence allowed
from date of enlistment. May 12, 1775, to July 8, 1775 ; credited with 57 days
allowance ; also, Capt. Bradish's co.. Col. Phinney's regt. ; order for money in
lieu of bounty coat dated Cambridge Camp, Dec. 15, 1775.

TuKEY, " HoucHiN." Private, Capt. Peter Warren's co., Col. Jonathan Mitchells
regt.; detached July 7, 1779; discharged Sept. 25, 1779; service, 2 mos. 18
days, on Penobscot expedition. Poll dated Falmouth.

TuKEY, Stephen. Private, Capt. Joseph Noyes's co. ; enlisted July 14, 1775 ; ser-
vice to Dec. 31, 1775, 6 mos. 2 days; company stationed at Falmouth, Cumber-
land Co., for defence of seacoast; also, Sergeant, Capt. Peter Warren's co..
Col. Jonathan Mitchell's regt.; detached July 7, 1779; discharged Sept. 25,
1779; service, 2 mos. 18 days, on Penobscot expedition ; roll dated Falmouth.

Tuket, William. Private, Capt. John Reed's co.. Col. Samuel McCobb's regt. ;
enlisted July 12, 1781; discharged Dec. 1, 1781; service, 4 mos. 21 days, in
defence of seacoast ; enlistment to expire Dec. 1, 1781 ; regiment raised for
defence of eastern Massachusetts ; also, company receipt for equipments, given
to Capt. Reed, dated Falmouth, Dec. 1, 1781 ; also, Sergt. John Bagley's
detachment ; enlisted May 7, 1782 ; service to July 20, 1782, 2 mos. 13 days :
detachment raised to guard forts and magazine at Falmouth by order of said
town.

TuKSBEKY, Jonathan. Petition dated Salem, July 7, 1778, signed by Hugh Nickel-
son, stating that he brought said Tuksbery, Captain, and nine of his crew from
Argyle, N. S., to Salem, Mass., in the schooner " Ranger," their vessel having
been taken by a British cruiser and the crew driven ashore and obliged to take
shelter among the inhabitants of Nova Scotia, and asking that he may return
to Nova Scotia without molestation ; petition granted in Coimcil July 8, 1778.

Tules, Charles, Marshfield. Capt. Eleazer Hamlen's CO., Gen. John Thomas's
regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Tuley, James. Memorandum of firelocks received of sundry officers and soldiers ;
date of delivery, Feb. 9, 1776.

TuLLAR, Daniel, Sheffield. Private, Capt. John Holms's co. of Minute-men, Col.
John Fellows's regt., which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm
of April 19, 1775; service, 17 days; also, Capt. Ephraim Fitch's co., Col. Ash-
ley's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered service July 8, 1777 ; discharged July 27,
1777 ; service, 19 days.

TuLLAR, David, Sheffield. Lieutenant, Capt. John Holms's co. of Minute-men, Col.
John Fellows's regt., which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alann
of April 19, 1775 ; service to May 22, 1775, 1 mo. 4 days.

TuLLAR, Joel. Private, Capt. Ephraim Fitch's co.. Col. Hopkins's (Berkshire Co.)
regt. ; entered service July 15, 1776 ; discharged Aug. 3, 1776 ; service, 19 days ;
company marched to the Highlands, N. Y., on an alarm.



142 jViassachusetts soldiers and sailors

TuLLARD, Peter. List of men who marched from Pittsfield to Kiuderhook after
iuimicitl persons May 4, 1777, under command of Cajit. John Strong, and were
dismissed May 11, 1777 ; service, 1 week.

TuLLER, . [This name also appears mider the form of TuUar, Tullard.l

TuLLER, Daniel. Sergeant, Capt. John Spoor's co., Col. John Ashley's (Berkshire
Co.) regt. ; entered service Sept. Ill, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 19, 1777 ; service,
31 days; company marched to Stillwater. Roll certified at Sheffield by Brig.
Gen. John Fellows.

TcLLER, Elljah. Receipt dated Fort Washington, Aug. 17, 177(5, signed by said
Tuller and others belonging to Capt. Addison Richardson's co., for wages for
Continental service in Nov. and Dec, 1775.

Tuller, Joel. Private, Lieut. Jeremiah Hickok's co., Col. John Ashley's regt.;
entered service July 6, 1777 ; discharged July 27, 1777 ; service, 22 days ; com-
pany marched to Kingsbury July 6, 1777, at request of Maj. Gen. Schuyler;
roll swoni to in Berkshire Co.; also, Capt. Jolm Spoor's co., Col. Ashley's
(Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered service Sept. 19, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 19, 1777 ;
service, 31 days; company marched to Stillwater; roll certified at Sheffield by
Brig. Gen. John Fellows.

Tuller, Stephen. Capt. John King's co.. Col. Ashely's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ;
entered service July 21, 1777; discharged Aug. 15, 1777; service, 25 days.

Tulles, Charles. Capt. Eleazer Hamlen's co.. Col. Baley's regt. ; order for money
in lieu of bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Jan. 11, 1776.

TuLLY, . [This name also appears under the form of Tolley, Tolly, Tuley.]

TuLLY, Samuel. Private, Capt. James Gregg's co., Col. Goose Van Schaick's
(1st New York) regt. ; muster rolls for Jan.-April, 1781, dated West Point ;
enlistment, during war ; reported sick in hospital at Albany.

TuaiAX, David. Certificate dated Franklin, Dec. 12, 1781, signed by Perez Gush-
ing, stating that he had paid John Fales, who.se right name was David Tuman,
a bounty on behalf of Class No. 14 of the town of Franklin, to serve in the
Continental Army for the term of 3 years, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780.

Tumbleson, John, Cape Ann. Private, Capt. Josojjh Roby'sco., Col. Mo.scs Little's
(17th) regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775]; enlisted May 30, 1775;
age, 20 yrs.

Tu.MBLiNSON, Robert. Private, Capt. Daniel Warner's (l.st) co. ; service from
Sept. 1, 1776, to Dec. 31, 1776, 4 mos. ; company stationed at Gloucester for
defence of seacoast.

Tumecliff, William. Receipt dated Concord, April 7, 1781, for bounty i)aid said
TumeclifT by Reuben Brown, Chairman of a class of tlie town of Concord, to
serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years, agreeable to resolve of
Dec. 2, 1780.

TuMPUM, . [This name also appears under the form of Tampum, Toungham.]

TuMPUM, Gideon, Mashpee (also given Sandwich) . Return of men raised to serve
in the Continental Army from Col. Nathaniel Freeman's (1st Barnstable Co.)
regt. ; residence, INIashpee ; enlisted for town of Dartmouth ; joined Capt.
Dunham's co.. Col. Bailey's regt. ; enlistment, 3 years, to expire Jan. -, 1780;
also, Private, 8th co.. Col. John Bailey's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from May 18, 1777, to July 5, 1778 ; reported died July 5, 1778 ; also,
Capt. George Dunham's (8th) co., Col. Bailey's (1st) regt.; return [year not
given] ; residence, Sandwicli; reported died Feb. 5, 1778.



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Tuner, Plato. Descriptive list of men raised in Plymouth Co. in 1779 to serve in
the Continental Army; age, 28 jts. ; stature, 5 ft. G in. ; engaged for town of
Plymouth ; delivered to Ensign E. "White ; reported a negro.

TuNFORD, John. Capt. Abner Cranson's co., Col. Asa "Whitcomb's regt. ; com-
pany receipt for wages for Sept., 1775, dated Camp at Prospect Hill.

TuNiCLEFFS, William. Private, Capt. John Fuller's co., Col. "William Shepard's
(4th) regt. ; muster roll for Jan., 1782, dated York Hutts and sworn to in Gar-
rison "West Point; enlisted March 1 [1781] ; enlistment, 3 years.

TuNNiCLiF, "William. Private, Capt. John Fuller's co.. Col. "William Shepard's
(■ith) regt. ; muster roll for June, 1781 ; enlisted March 1, 1781 ; enlistment,
3 years.

TxJNNiCLiFE, "William. Private, Capt. John Fuller's co., Col. "William Shepard's
(4th) regt. ; muster roll for July, 1781 ; enlisted March 1, 1781 ; enlistment,
3 years.

TuNNiCLLFF, . [This name also appears under the form of Tenneclif, Tumecliff ,

Tunicliffs, Tunniclif, Tunniclife, Turncliff.]

TuNNiCLiFF, "William. Private, Capt. John Fuller's co., Col. "William Shepard's
(4:th) regt. ; muster rolls for Aug. and Sept., 1781 ; enlisted March 1, 1781 ; en-
listment, 3 years ; also, muster rolls for Oct., Nov., and Dec, 1781, dated York
Hutts; also, muster roll for Feb., 1782, sworn to in Garrison at "West Point.

TuoER, Augustus. Private, Light Infantry co. ; entry dated Feb. 1, 1783 [4], for
wages for May-Dec. [year not given] , appearing in a register of orders accepted
on account of wages, etc.

TuPEB, Joseph, Middleborough. Sergeant, Capt. Amos "Wade's co., Col. Theophilus
Cotton's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged May 1, 1775; service,
3 mos. 8 days ; also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Middleborough,
Dec. 1, 1775.

TuPER, Joseph, Jr. Private, Capt. "William Tupper's co.. Col. Ebenezer "Wliite's
regt.; marched Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9 days; com-
pany marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780. Roll sworn to
at Middleborough.

TuPER, Samuel, Kingston. Private, Capt. Calvin Curtis's co.. Col. John Jacobs's
regt.; enlisted July 1, 1778; service, 6 mos. 2 days, at Rhode Island; enlist-
ment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

TuPER, "William. Captain, 6th co., 4th Plymouth Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list
of officers chosen in said regiment, as returned by Ebenezer Sproutt and Eben-
ezer "White, field officers ; ordered in Council May 9, 1776, that said officers be
commissioned ; reported commissioned May 9, 1776.

TuppER, . [This name also appears under the form of Tuper, Tuprer.]

TuppER, Ansel, Chesterfield. Private, Capt. Robert "Webster's (8th) co.. Col. John
Fellows's (8th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 24, 1775 ;
service, 2 mos. 13 days; also, company return dated Dorchester, Oct. 8, 1775;
also, order for bounty coat dated Dorchester Camp, Nov. 29, 1775.

TuppER, Ansel (also given Anselm), Chesterfield. Ensign, Col. Tupper's (11th)
regt. ; list of officers promoted in the Continental Army and for whom warrants
were made out; warrant issued Sept. 16 [?], 1780; also, list of commissioned
, officers of lltli Mass. regt., dated Sept. 15, 1780, as returned by Col. Benjamin
Tupper, together with a list of officers recommended to fill vacancies in his regi-
ment by said Col. Tupper and Gen. "Washington ; said Ansel Tupper reported
as an Ensign who had served as a volunteer from March 15, 1780 ; ordered in



144 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

TUPPER, Anskl (also given Anselm) , C07itimied.

Council Sept. 20, 1780, that said officers be commissioned ; also, Lieutenant,
Col. Tupper's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Sept. 20,
1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; residence, Chesterfield; also, Ensign, 11th Mass. regt.;
return of officers for clothing, dated Boston, Dec. 15, 1780; also, communication
addressed to His Excellency Gov. Hancock, dated Boston, Dec. 11, 1780, signed
by Col. Benjamin Tupper, stating that His Excellency Gen. Washington had
expressed his opinion that all vacancies wliich existed before Nov. 1, 1780, ought
to be filled in order to bring about a settlement of ranks as authorized under the
new arrangement for the army, and recommending that certain officers be pro-
moted to fill vacancies in the 11th Mass. regt. ; said Tupper, Ensign,to be pro-
moted to Lieutenant, his appointment to date from Sept. 1, 1780; ordered in
Council Dec. 15, 1780, that warrants be issued to said officers ; also, Ensign, Capt.
Stephen Abbot's (Light Infantry) co., Col. Tupper's regt. ; muster roll of field,
staff, and commissioned officers for Oct., Nov., and Dec, 1780, dated Hutts
near "West Point; appointed Sept. 20, 1780; also, Lieutenant and Adjutant,
Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt., commanded by Col. Thomas Marshall
prior to Jan. 1, 1781 ; service from Jan. 1, 1781, 24 mos. ; also, Lieutenant, 6th
ISIass. regt. commanded by Col. Tupper; return of officers entitled to the com-
mutation of five years full pay in lieu of half pay, agreeable to act of Congress of



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