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Tyler's regt. ; enlisted July 20, 1779; service to Dec. 1, 1779, 4 mos. 11 days,
at Rhode Island; also, same co. and regt.; payroll for Dec, 1779, allowing
1 mo. a days service at Khode Island, travel (100 miles) included.

Trask Israel, Beverly. Descriptive list of officers and men on board the brig-
a'ntme " Active," taken by Benjamin Ellinwood, Captain, the day of sailing
from Beverly on voyage to Gottenbui-g, returned by Samuel Cabot, Agent, and
sworn to at Beverly, July 6, 1780 ; rank. Cook ; age, il yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ;
complexion, light; birthplace, Beverly; residence, Beverly.

Trask, Israel. Capt. Asa Prince's co.. Col. Danforth Keyes's regt. ; enlisted Aug.
15, 1777; discharged Jan. 3, 1778; service, 4 mos. 18 days, at Khode Island;
roll dated Danvers; also, Private, same co. and regt.; payroll dated Provi-
dence, Dec. 31, 1777.

Trask, Israel. Capt. Jonathan Procter's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards ;
service from Feb. 3, 1778, to April 3, 1778, 2 mos. 1 day, at Cambridge; also,
Capt. John Bodwell's co., Col. Jacob Garrish's (Gerrish's) regt. of guards;
service from April 2, 1778, to July 2, 1778, 2 mos. 29 days, at Cambridge ; also,
same co. and regt. ; service from July 2 to July 12, 1778, 10 days, at Cambridge ;
also. Private, Capt. Jolm Dodge's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards ; en-
listed July 11, 1778 ; discharged Dec. 16, 1778 ; service, 5 mos. 6 days, at Winter
Hill.

Trask, Israel. Sergeant, Col. Gideon Burt's (1st Hampshire Co.) regt. ; entered
service June 16, 1782 ; service, 6 days ; regiment marched on tours of duty to
Northampton June 12, and June 16, 1782, in support of the government, and
to Springfield Sept. 28, 1784, at request of the High Sheriff of said county.
Roll dated Longmeadow. вАҐ

Trask, James, New Salem. List of men raised for the term of 8 months to fill
deficiencies in quota of men raised to serve for 3 years and during the war ;
engaged for to-rni of New Salem ; joined Col. Putnam's regt. ; arrived at Fish-
kill June 15, 1778 ; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army,
as returned by Capt. Israel Richardson and Capt. Jeremiah Ballard ; resi-
dence. New Salem ; engaged for town of New Salem ; joined Capt. Shays's co..
Col. Putnam's regt. ; term, 3years ; also. Private, Capt. Shays's co.. Col. Rufus
Putnam's (5th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accoimts for service from June
9, 1778, to Dec. 31, 1779; also. Major's co.. Col. Putnam's regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 11, 1780, to April 1, 1780; reported
deserted April 1, 1780, but returned to duty June 28, 1782; also, descriptive
list of deserters from Col. Putnam's regt., dated Nov. 20, 1780; age, 18 yrs.;
stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, light; hair, sandy; residence. New Salem;
engaged for town of New Salem ; term, during war ; reported deserted March -,
1780.

Trask, James. Private, Lieut. John Trask's co., Col. David Leonard's regt. ; en-
listed Feb. 26, 1777 ; discharged April 10, 1777 ; service, 44 days, on expedition
to Ticonderoga, including travel (180 miles) home.

Trask, James. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Goodale's co., in a regiment commanded
by Lieut. Col. Samuel Williams; enlisted July 11, 1777; discharged Aug. 12,
1777; service, 1 mo. 9 days, including travel home: company marched to join
Northern army and was discharged 110 miles from home.

Trask, James. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Williamstown for
service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched June 29, 1780 ; reported
deserted.



22 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Tkask, James. Return signed by Tho. Chase, D. Q. M. G. [year not given], of
wagoners, artificers, etc., serving in bis department ; said Trask appears among
" Waggoners iulisted " stationed at Boston.

Trask, Jesse. Private, Lieut. John Trask's co.. Col. David Leonard's regt. ; en-
listed Feb. 2(5, 1777 ; discharged April 10, 1777 ; service, 44 days, on expedition
to Ticonderoga, including travel (180 miles) home ; also, Capt. Ebeuezer
Goodale's co., in a regiment commanded by Lieut. Col. Samuel Williams;
enlisted July 11, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 12, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 9 days, includ-
ing travel home ; company marched to join Northern army and was discharged
110 miles from home.

Trask, Jesse. Private, Capt. Samuel Mcrriman's (2d) co.. Col. Israel Chapen's
(3d) regt.; enlisted Oct. 15, 1779; discharged Nov. 21, 1779; service, 1 mo. 14
days, at Claverack, including 6 days (120 miles) travel home.

Trask, Job. Corporal, Capt. William Hooper's co. ; enlisted July 17, 1775; service
to Dec. 31, 1775, 6 mos., in defence of seacoast. Rolls dated 3Iarblehead.

Trask, Job. Armorer, brigantine "Massachusetts," commanded by Capt. John
Lambert ; engaged Dec. 22, 1777. Roll made up for advance pay for 1 mouth
and sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Trask, John, Beverly. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
1st, 2d, and 3d cos. in Beverly, as returned by Capt. Larkui Thomdike, Capt.
John Woodbery, and Capt. Joseph R[ae] ; residence, Beverly; engaged for
town of Beverly; joined Col. Putnam's regt.; term, 3 years; reported as
belonging to 1st Beverly co. ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber,
Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, May 25, 1777 ; Col. Crane's regt. ;
reported received State boimty ; also, Bombardier, Capt. Thomas Wells's co..
Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from April 20, 1777, to Dec. 31, lf79; also, Capt. David Allen's co.. Col. Crane's
regt. ; muster rolls for Aug.-Dec, 1777.

Trask, John, Beverly. Descriptive list of men raised to remforce 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 Spring-
field, July 19, 1780; age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 6 ft.; complexion, ruddy; engaged
for town of Beverly ; marched to camp July 19, 1780, under command of Capt.
Clark ; also, list of men raised for the 6 months service and returned by Brig.
Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a n^turn dated Camp Totoway,
Oct. 25, 1780 ; also, pay roll for 6 months men belonging to the town of Beverly
raised for service in the Continental Aimy during 1780 ; marched to camp
July 8, 1780; discharged Dec. 5, 1780; service, 5 mos. 10 days, including travel
(240 miles) from camp home.

Trask, John, Bridgewater. Matross, Capt. Daniel Lothrop's co.. Col. Thomas
Crafts's (Artillery) regt. ; abstract for advance pay, mileage, etc., dated Boston,
June 3, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ; enlisted May 20, 177<5 ; service to Aug. 1,
1776, 58 [ ? ] daj^s, including 4 days preceding march ; also, Capt. Lothrop's (7th)
CO., Col. Crafts's regt. ; service 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.

Trask, John, Concord. Capt. Charles Miles's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's regt.;
pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Albany home, dated Concord, Dec.
20, 1776 ; reported discharged ; also. Private, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract
for travel allowance, etc., from Ticonderoga, sworn to Feb. 16, 1777; 180 miles
travel allowed said Trask ; service with Nortliem army.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 23



Tbask, John, New Salem. Capt. John King's (9th) co., Col. Benjamin Ruggles
"Woodbridge's (25th) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Trask and
others, dated Cambridge, Jime 22, 1775; also, Private, same co. and regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 11, 1775 ; service, 2 mos. 25 days ;
also, company return dated Cambridge Camp, Sept. 29, 1775 ; also, order for
bounty coat dated Camp Prospect Hill, Oct. 23, 1775.

Trask, John, New Salem. Private, Capt. Samuel Taylor's co.. Col. Nicholas
Dike's regt.; pay abstract for mileage, dated Eoxbmy, Sept. 17, 1770; also,
same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance from place of discharge
home, dated Dorchester Heights, Nov. 28, 1776; said Trask credited with
allowance for 4 days (90 miles) travel.

Tbask, John (also given John, Jr.) , New Salem. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Jeremiah
Bullard's 10th (2d New Salem) co., 6th Hampshire Co. regt. of Mass. militia;
list of officers chosen by the several companies in said regiment, as returned
by Phineas Wright and others, field officers, dated Northfiekl, April 23, 1776;
ordered in Council May 7, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported
commissioned May 7, 1776; also, Lieutenant, in command of a company;
return dated Boston, April 8, 1777, signed by Brig. Gen. Timothy Danielson,
of companies of militia from Hampshire Co. which turned out as volunteers
imder Col. David Leonard and Lieut. Col. May to reinforce the army at Ticon-
deroga, agreeable to order of Council of Feb. -, 1777; said Trask's co. and
Capt. Joseph Slarrow's co. made up of men raised in Northfiekl, Sunderland,
Shutesbim% New Salem, Montague, Leverett, Ervingshire, and "Warwick, and
who belonged to Col. Wright's regt. ; also. Lieutenant, in command of a com-
pany. Col. David Leonard's regt. ; engaged Feb. 26, 1777; discharged April 10,
1777; service, 44 days, on expedition to Ticonderoga, mcluding travel (180
miles) home; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Jeremiah Ballard's (10th) co., Hamp-
shire Co. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Samuel Williams ; regimental return
dated Warwick, Dec. 30, 1778 ; commissioned May 10, 1776.

Tbask, John, New Salem. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army,
as returned by Capt. Israel Richardson and Capt. Jeremiah Ballard ; resi-
dence. New Salem ; engaged for to^-n of New Salem ; joined Capt. D. Shays' s
CO., Col. Putnam's regt. ; term, 8 mouths ; also, list of men raised for the term
of 8 months to fill deficiencies in quota of men raised to serve for 3 years and
during the war ; engaged for town of New Salem ; joined Col. Putnam's regt. ;
arrived at Fishkill June 15, 1778.

Trask, John, Princeton (also given Wobum) . List of men raised to serve in the
Continental Army from 2d Worcester Co. regt., as retumed by Capt. Joseph
Sargent ; residence, Prmceton ; engaged for town of Princeton ; jomed Capt.
Allen's CO., Col. Wigglesworth's regt.; term, 3 j^ears; also. Private, Capt.
Noah Allen's co.. Col. Calvin Smith's (late Wigglesworth's) regt.; Continen-
tal Army pay accounts for service from March 5, 1777, to April 1, 1778 ; resi-
dence, Wobum ; reported discharged April 1, 1778, and place taken by Michael
Owen to whom bounty was paid; also, Capt. Allen's co.. Col. Edward Wig-
glesworth's regt.; return [year not given]; mustered by Col. Barrett; also,
same co. and regt. ; muster roll for March, 1778, dated Valley Forge ; reported
on furlough.

Trask, John, Sudbury. Drummer, Capt. Nathaniel Cudworth's co. of Minute-
men, Col. Abijah Peirce's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775 ; service, 6 days.

Trask, John, Sudbury. Drummer, Capt. Thaddeus Russell's co., Col. Jonathan
Brewer's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 25, 1775; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 2 weeks. [See Thomas Trask.]



24 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Trask, John, Sudbury (also given Natick). Drummer, Capt. Joseph Morse's co..
Col. John Paterson's regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order
for money in lieu of bounty coat endorsed " Nov'r 17tli 1775."

Trask, John, Woburn. Descriptive list of men raised from 3d Middlesex Co. regt.
to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of D months, agreeable to resolve
of April 20, 1778, as returned by E. Brooks, Superintendent; Capt. Walker's
CO., Col. Fox's regt. ; age, 28 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; residence, Wobum; en-
gaged for town of Wobum ; arrived at Fishkill July 27, 1778.

Trask, John. Private, Lieut. John Trask's co.. Col. David Leonard's regt.; en-
listed Feb. 26, 1777 ; discharged April 10, 1777 ; service, 44 days, on expedition
to Ticonderoga, including travel (180 miles) home.

Trask, John. Private, Capt. Henry Hunter's co.. Col. Jones's regt.; service, 2
days, on an alarm in defence of a shiji loading with masts in Sheepscot river.
Koll dated Newcastle, Sept. 15, 1777.

Trask, John. Private, Capt. Joseph Keith's co.. Col. Cotton's regt. ; service from
Sept. 25, 1777, to Oct. 30, 1777, on a secret expedition to Tiverton, R. I.

Trask, John. Private, Capt. Moses Harvey's co.. Col. Woodbridge's regt. ; enlisted
Aug. 22, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 17 days, at Saratoga,
including 9 days (180 miles) ti'avel home ; regiment raised to reinforce Northern
army until last of Nov., 1777.

Trask, John. Laborer, under Timothy Leonard, Assistant Commissary of Issues,
Northern department, Brig. Gen. Jonathan Warner's brigade; engaged Oct.
20, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 18 days, including 7 days
(140 miles) travel home.

Trask, John. Descriptive list of men raised in Hampshire Co. to serve in the
Continental Army for the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of June 9,
1779, as returned by Noah Goodman, Superintendent; Capt. Eicherson's
(Richardson's) co., Col. Williams's regt. ; age, 20 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ;
complexion, light; hair, brown; engaged for town of New Salem; reported
delivered to Lieut. R. Lilley.

Trask, John. Descriptive list of deserters from the corps of guards, as returned
by C. Gibbs, Major Commandant, dated Headquarters, Morristown, N. J.,
May 22, 1780; age, 20 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 ui. ; complexion, light; occupation,
carpenter; engaged for town of New Salem; term, during war; reported de-
serted Feb. 28, 1780.

Trask, John. Receipt dated Ashby, March 10, 1781, for bounty paid said Trask
by the tovm of Ashby to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years ;
also, 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, 24 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; eyes, light;
engaged for town of Ashby; engaged March 14, 1781; term, 3 years; reported
deserted.

Trask, Jonathan, Danvers. Private, Capt. Caleb Low's (Danvers) co., which
marched on the alann of April 19, 1775 [service not given] ; also, Capt. Samuel
Flint's CO., Col. Samuel Johnson's regt.; enlisted Aug. 25, 1777; discharged
Nov. 30, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 19 (also given 3 mos. 6) days, at the Northward,
including travel (200 miles) home ; also, same co. and regt. ; i)ay abstract for
mileage from Scarsdale, N. Y., home; mileage for 260 miles allowed said
Trask ; warrant allowed in Council July 27, 1778.

Trask, Jonathan, Gloucester. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Gideon Parker's co.. Col.
Moses Little's (17th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; engaged April 24,
1775 ; service, 3 mos. 15 days ; also, company return endorsed " October 8 1775 ; "
age, 40 yrs.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 25



Trask, Jonathan, Wobum. Private, Capt. Hugh Maxwell's co., Col. William
Prescott's (10th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 10, 177.5;
service, 2 mos. 20 days ; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order
for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Sewall's Point, Dec. 27, 1775.

Trask, Jonathan, Wobum (also given Marlborough) . 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;
also, Private, Major's co.. Col. James Wesson's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Wobum;
credited to town of Wobum; also, Capt. Joseph Pettingill'sco., Col. Wesson's
regt. ; company return [year not given] ; also, Sergeant, Major's co., Col.
Wesson's (9th) regt. ; Contmental Army pay accovmts for service from Jan. 1,
1780, to Dec. 31, 1780 ; reported as serving 4 mos. 23 days as Private, 7 mos. 7
days as Sergeant; also, Maj. Petthigill's co., Col. Wesson's regt.; retum f or
clothing delivered for the year 1780 ; also, descriptive list dated Hutts, three
miles fi-om West Point, Jan. 28, 1781; Capt. Blanchard's co., 9th Mass. regt.
commanded by Col. Henry Jackson; rank. Sergeant; age, 21 yrs. ; stature, 5
ft. 10 in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; occupation, yeoman; residence,
Wobum ; engaged March -, 1777, by Lieut. Trask ; term, during war ; also,
list dated Boston, Feb. 18, 1804, returned by John Aveiy, Secretary, and J.
Jackson, Treasurer, of men who furnished satisfactory evidence of their ser-
vice as soldiers and were entitled to gratuities imder resolves of March 4, 1801,
and June 19, 1801 ; 3d Mass. regt. ; residence, Marlborough.

Trask, Joseph, Cambridge. Sergeant, Capt. Benjamin Lock's co., Lieut. Col.
William Bond's (late Col. Thomas Gardner's) 37th regt. ; company retum
dated Camp Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775 ; engaged May 8, 1775 ; age, 24 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 11^ m. ; also, company receipt for wages for Oct., 1775, dated
Camp Prospect Hill ; also, order for bounty coat dated Prospect Hill, Dec. 13,
1775.

Trask, Joseph, Edgecomb. Return of men raised by the town of Edgecomb to
serve in the Continental Army [year not given] ; jomed Capt. Israel Davis's
CO., Col. Wigglesworth's regt. ; also. Private, Capt. Israel Davis's co., Col.
Edward Wigglesworth's regt. ; return [year not given] ; residence, Edgecomb ;
engaged for town of Edgecomb ; mustered by Col. Sewall.

Trask, Joseph, Reading. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship " Jack "
(privateer), commanded by Capt. Nathan Brown, swom to July 1, 1780; age,
23 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6i in. ; complexion, light ; residence, Reading.

Trask, Joseph. Private, Capt. Jesse Wyman's co.,-Col. Jacob Garrish's (Gerrish's)
regt. of guards; muster roll dated Bunker Hill, March 6, 1778; company
detached to guard Lieut. Gen. Burgoyne's army ; also, same co. and regt. ; en-
listed Feb. 23, 1778 ; service to May 18, 1778, 2 mos. 25 days, at Bunker Hill.

Trask, Joseph. Petition dated Boston, Feb. 9, 1781, signed by Benjamin Need-
ham, in behalf of himself and others, asking that John Donaldson be commis-
sioned as commander of the brigantine "Captain" (privateer); advised in
Council Feb. 9, 1781, that a commission be issued ; name and personal descrip-
tion of said Trask appears on reverse of petition and it is probable that he was
rated as second in command ; age, 22 yrs. ; -statvire, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion,
light ; also, petition endorsed " Dec'r 6. 1782," signed by John Leach, ui behalf
of Robert Leach and others, asking that said Trask be commissioned as com-
mander of the schooner "Resolution" (privateer) ; advised in Coimcil Dec.
6, 1782, that a commission be issued.

Trask, Joshua. Boy, sloop [brigantine] " Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. John
Fisk; engaged June 1,1776; discharged Sept. 30, 1776 : roll dated Salem ; also,
same vessel and commander ; engaged Sept. 30, 1776 ; discharged Jan. 1, 1777 ;



26 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

Trask, Joshua, continued.

roll sworn to at Boston; also, same vessel and commander; engaged Jan. 1,
1777 ; discharged Feb. 17, 1777 ; roll sworn to at Boston ; also, Boy, brigantine
"Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. Jonatlian Haraden; engaged Feb. 25,
1777 ; discharged Aug. 29, 1777 ; roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Trask, Joshua. Private, Capt. David Goodwin's co.. Col. Cogswell's regt. ; entered
service Sept. 24, 1778; discharged Dec. 31, 1778; service, 3 mos. 9 days; com-
pany detached to guard and fortify posts at and about Boston.

Trask, "Latier," Beverly. 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. [See Retire Trask.]

Trask, Moses, Beverly (also given Cape Ann). Capt. John Low's co.. Col. John
iSIansficld's regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Trask and others,
dated Cambridge, July 1, 1775; also, Private; list of men rettinied as serving
on main guard under Lieut. Col. L. Baldwin at Prospect Hill, dated Julj' 16,
1775; also, Capt. John Low's co.. Col. Hutchinson's regt.; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted Jxme 12, 1775; service, 1 mo. 22 days; also, Capt. Low's
CO., Col. Mansfield's (19th) regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson ;
company retm-n dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for money in lieu of botmty coat
dated Camp at "Winter Hill, Oct. 21, 1775.

Trask, Moses. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Gideon Parker's co.. Col. Moses Little's regt. ;
return of officers, dated Juno 26, 1775 ; said officers recommended for commis-
sions in Committee of Safety June 26, 1775 ; ordered in Provincial Congress
June 27, 1775, that commissions be delivered said officers.

Trask, Moses. Corporal, Capt. Joseph Jones's detachment of militia; marched
Jime 29, 1779 ; discharged July 16, 1779 ; service, 17 days, at Camden, Lincoln
Co., by order of Col. William Jones.

Trask, Moses. Private, Capt. Archibald McAllister's co.. Col. Samuel MoCobb's
regt. ; enlisted July 11, 1779; service to Sept. 24, 1779, 2 mos. 13 days, on expe-
dition against Majorbagaduce. Roll endorsed " Reg't at Penobscot."

Trask, Moses. Corporal, Capt. McAllster's co., Lieut. Col. Josejdi Prime's regt. ;
entered service April 25, 1780; discharged Dec. 21, 1780; service, 7 mos. 27
days, under Brig. Gen. Wadsworth at the Eastward. Roll certified at Head-
quarters, Thomaston.

Trask, Nathaniel, Beverly. Receipt given to Daniel Hopkins, dated Beverly,
Sept. 25, 1775, and endorsed "Capt Moses Brown Pay Roll & Recp't," signed
by said Trask and others, for advance pay for 1 month for service in defence
of seacoast ; also, Private, Capt. Moses Brown's co. ; enlisted July 15, 1775 ;
service, 6 mos. 2 days ; company stationed at Beverly for defence of seacoast ;
also. Corporal, Capt. Jonathan W. Edes'sco., Col. Thomas Crafts's (Artillery)
regt.; enlisted May 15 1776- service to Nov. 1, 1776, 5 mos. 21 days; roll
sworn to at Boston.

Trask, Nathaniel, Beverly. Sailor, brigantine " Fanny," commanded by Capt.
Herbert Woodberry; list of officers and crew, sworn to Aug. 22, 1780; resi-
dence, Beverly.

Trask, Nathaniel, "Wobuni. Private, Capt. Joshua "Walker's co.. Col. David
Greene's (2d Middlesex Co.) regt., which marched probably on the alarm of
April 19, 1775; service, 9 days; also, list of training soldiers belonging to 3d
"Wobum CO. under Capt. Timothy ^yinn, dated May 13, 1775; also, list of men
belonging to Capt. John "Wood's co. who took the oath in Middlesex Co. May
27, 1775, required by Congress to be taken liy the Mass. army; also, Capt.
"Wood's CO., Col. Samuel Gerrish's regt. ; order for advance pay, signed by



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 27

Trask, Nathaniel, continued.

said Trask and others, dated Cambridge, June 1, 1775; also. Private, Capt.
Wood's (5th) CO., Lieut. Col. Loauimi Baldwin's (late Col. Samuel Gerrish's)
38th (also given 37th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April
29, 1775; service, 3 mos. 4 days; also, Corporal, same co. and regt.; pay
abstract for Aug., 1775; also, abstract for wages from Aug. 1, 1775, dated
Camp at Medford, Sept. 1, 1775 ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract
for Sept., 1775; receipt for amount of abstract dated Chelsea, Oct. 30, 1775,
and signed by Capt. "Wood; also, Corporal, same co. and regt.; company
return [probably Oct., 1775]; also, receipt for money in lieu of boimty coat
^ated Medford, Dec. 28, 1775; also, Sergeant, Capt. Wood's co.. Col. Baldwin's
(26th) regt. ; pay abstracts for Feb. and March, 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 Jime, 1776,
dated New York; also, same co. and regt. ; returns of effectives, made by said
Trask, dated Newtown, Dec. 20, 1776, and Maxtield, Dec. 27, 1776; also, same
CO. and regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., for the year 1776 ; reported
re-engaged ; also, Lieutenant, Col. Wesson's (9th) regt. ; Continental Army
pay accomits for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to July 12, 1779; reported resigned
July 12, 1779; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Pettingill's co., Col. Wesson's
regt. ; company return [year not given] ; also. Lieutenant, same regt. ; return
of officers for clothing, attested at Boston, Oct. 19, 1778 ; also, list of officers
belonging to 9th Mass. regt. who died or were discharged subsequent to Jan.
-, 1777, as certified by Col. J. Wesson, dated West Point, Sept. 12, 1779; re-
ported resigned July 12, 1779.



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