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Joseph Pratt; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to June 17, 17bO;
age, 28 yrs. ; stature, 4 ft. 11 in. ; complexion, dark ; residence, Salem.

Verry, Samuel. Seaman, brigantine " Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. John
Fisk; engaged Sept. 30, 1776; discharged Jan. 1, 1777; roll sworn to at Bos-
ton; a/so, same vessel and commander; engaged Jan. 1, 1777; discharged Feb.
17, 1777; roll sworn to at Boston.

Verry, Samuel. List of prisoners sent in the cartel "Silver Eel " from Halifax to
Boston Oct. 8, 1778, to be exchanged for British pri.soners, as returned by Bat.
Fox, Commissary of Prisoners; reported a Seaman.

Verry, "Willlam, Danvers. List of men belonging to Capt. Lindsey's co. who
took the oath in Middlesex Co. July 6, 1775, required by Congress to be taken
by the Mass. army ; also, Private, Capt. Eleazer Lindsea's co. commanded by
Lieut. Daniel Gallushee, Col. Ruggles "Woodbridge's regt. ; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted ^lay 27, 1775; service, (36 days; also, list of men raised
to serve in the Continental Army from 1st, 2d, 3d, and 4th cos., of Danvers;
residence, Danvers ; engaged for town of Danvers ; joined Capt. Whipple's co.,
Col. Putnam's regt. ; term, 3 years ; reported as belonging to 4th Danvers co. ;
also, Private, Capt. "Whipple's co.. Col. Putnam's (5th) regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to May 7, 1780.

Verry, Willl\m. Private, Capt. Josiah Keith's co., Col. Jolm Daggett's regt.;
entered service Aug. 25, 1778; discharged Sept. 3, 1778; service, 9 days, on
expedition to Rhode Island, including travel (3 days) home; also, Capt. Isaac
Hodges's CO., Col. John Hatheway's regt. ; company return dated Little
Compton, April 10, 1779 ; statement affixed, dated April 20, 1842, acknowledging
receipt of the return from Israel Fisher, of Warwick, who served in above
company, also states that said Fisher claimed the service was for 5 or 6 mos.
at Rhode Island.

Verte, . [This name also appears under the form of Verty, Virte, Virtee, Virtu.]

Verte, John, Marblehead. Private, Capt. William Watson's (Light Infantry) co..
Col. James Wesson's (9th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accomits for service
from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; residence, Marblehead.

Verte, John. Capt. William Curtis's (1st) co.. Col. Glover's (21st) regt. ; order
for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Camp at Cambridge, Dec. 21, 1775,

Verty, John, Cambridge. Private, Capt. William Curtis's (1st) co., Col. John
Glover's (21st) regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Very, Benjamin, Marblehead. Private, Capt. Gideon Foster's co., Col. John
Mansfield's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 8, 1775 ; service,
3 mos.

Very, Benjamin, Salem. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from 1st Essex Co. regt., sworn to at Salem by Josejih Sprague, 1st military
officer of said town ; residence, Salem ; engaged for town of Salem ; joined Col.
Crane's regt. ; term, 3 years; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber,
Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, April 27, 1777; Col. Crane's
regt.; reported received State bounty; also, discharge dated Headquarters,
July 16, 1783, signed by Gen. Washington, discharging said Very, a Matross be-
longing to the 3d Mass. regt. of artillerj-^, and an invalid, who had enli.sted
for the war and served faithfully for 6 years ; John Bryant, Captain Lieutenant
of Artillery, certifies that said Very had been honored with the badge of merit
for 6 years faithful service.



316 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS A>^D SAILORS

Very, Benjamin. Account dated Bristol, July 28, 1777, rendered against the state
of Massachusetts Bay by Henry Alexander, formerly Lieutenant in the service
of Rhode Island, for boiuities, etc., paid said Very and others for engagmg in
Dec, 1776, to serve to the credit of Rhode Island for the term of 15 months,
the said men having been permitted by the General Assembly of Rhode Island
to enlist in Col. Slierburue's regt. in the Continental Army to the credit of
Massachusetts without havuig performed the service for which they had pre-
viously engaged.

Very, Benjamin, Jr., Marblehead. Private, Capt. Gideon Foster's co.. Col. John
Mansfield's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 8, 1775; ser-
vice, 3 mos.

Very, Daniel, Danvers. Private, Capt. Enoch Putnam's co., Col. John Mansfield's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 4, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 5
days; a^so, Capt. Putnam's co.. Col. Israel Hutchinson's (19tli) regt.; order for
money in lieu of bounty coat dated Camp at Winter Hill, Oct. 27, 1775.

Very, Daniel, Salem. Private, Capt. John "Wiley's co.. Col. Paul Dudley Sar-
gent's (28th) regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775]; also, order for
bounty coat dated Dec. 13, 1775.

Very, Daniel. Private ; list of men returned as serving on main guard under
Lieut. Col. L. Baldwin at Prospect Hill, dated July 16, 1775.

Very, David, Danvers. List of men raised in Essex Co. for the term of months
from the time of their arrival at Fishkill ; residence, Danvers ; arrived at Fish-
kill Jime 20, 1778.

Very, Ephraim, Danvers. Boy, ship "Rhodes," commanded by Capt. Nehemiah
Buffinton ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to Aug. 14, 1780 ; age,
15 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 3 in. ; complexion, light; residence, Danvers.

Very, George, Danvers. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from 1st, 2d, 3d, and 4th cos., of Danvers, dated Feb. 14, 1778; residence, Dan-
vers ; engaged for town of Danvers ; term, 3 years ; reported as belonging to
4th Danvers co.

Very, George, Salem. Private, Capt. Gideon Parker's co.. Col. Moses Little's
(17th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 12, 1775; service, 2
mos. 25 days; also, company return endorsed " October 8 1775; " age, 27 yrs. ;
also, order for bounty coat dated Prospect Hill, Nov. 28, 1775.

Very, George. Private, Capt. Henry Tiebout's co., Col. Goose Van Schaick's (1st
Xew York) regt. ; muster rolls for Jan. -April, 1781, dated "West Point.

Very, Isaac, Salem. Private, Capt. Moses Hart's co.. Col. Paul Diulley Sergeant's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 24, 1775; .service, 68 days;
also, Capt. John Wiley's co.. Col. Sargent's (28th) regt. ; company return
[probably Oct., 1775]; also, order for bounty coat dated Dec. 13, 1775; also,
Private, Capt. Benjamin Ward, Jr.'s co. ; enlisted Jan. 22, 1776; service, 1
mo. 7 days, in defence of seacoast; company raised in Salem; also. Corporal,
Capt. Addison Richardson's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. ; entered service
Oct. 18, 1779; discharged Nov. 22, 1779; service, 1 mo. 16 days, at Claverack,
including travel (240 miles) home; regiment detached from militia of Suffolk
and Essex counties to reinforce army under Gen. Washington.

Very, Jacob. Cook, sloop "Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. John Fisk ; en-
gaged June 16, 1776; discharged Sept. .'50, 1776. Roll dated Salem.

Very, Joseph. Capt. Daniel Gallushee's co.. Col. Ruggles Woodbridge's regt. ;
order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Maiden, Dec. 22, 1775.



m THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTIOX. 317

Very, Nathaxiel. Receipt given to Benjamin Heywood, Paymaster, 4th regt.,
dated Camp Mt. Wasliington, Sept. 30, 1776, signed by said Very, Sergeant,
and others belonging to Capt. Barns's Co., for wages, etc., due prior to Jan. 1,
1776; also, receipts given to Benjamin Heywood, Paymaster, 4th regt., signed
by said Very and others, for wages for Sept., Oct., and Nov., 1770, as Ser-
geants in said regiment ; also, order on Paymaster Howard (Heywood) , pay-
able to Sergt. John Pittman, dated Salem, March 11, 1777, signed by said
Very, for wages, travelling expenses, etc.

Very, Samuel. Private, Capt. John Symonds's co. of matrosses ; enlisted July 13,
1776; service, 2 mos. 18 days; company raised in Salem.

Very, Samuel. Receipt given to Daniel Hopkins, dated Salem, Sept. 25, 1775,
signed by said Very and others belongmg to Capt. Benjamin Ward, Jr.'s co.,
for advance pay for 1 month ; also, Private, Capt. Benjamin Ward, Jr.'s co. ;
enlisted July 11, 1775 ; service, 6 mos. 5 days ; company stationed at Salem for
defence of seacoast; also, same co. ; enlisted Jan. 22, 1776; discharged Jime
19, 1776; service, 4 mos. 26 days; reported tran.sferred to tlie " Tj-ramiicide ; "
company stationed at Salem for defence of seacoast; also. Seaman or Marine,
sloop "Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. John Fisk; engaged Jime 17,
1776; discharged Sept. 30, 1776; roll dated Salem.

Very, William, Danvers. Private; list dated Maiden, Aug. 3, 1775, of men
belonging to Capt. Eleazer Lindsey's co.. Col. Samuel Gerrish's regt., who are
credited with having received sums of money, probably on account of advance
pay; also, Capt. Daniel Gallushee's (10th) co.. Col. Benjamin Ruggles Wood-
bridge's (25th) regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also. Private,
Capt. Job Whipple's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (4th) regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from May 8, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; credited to town
of Danvers.

Vesey, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Thomas Newcomb's co., Lieut. Col. Joseph
Webb's regt.; enlisted Sept. 2, 1781; discharged Dec. 5, 1781; service, 3 mos.
14 days, at Peekskill, N. Y., including 11 days (220 miles) travel home.

Vesey, Elijah, Jr. Private, Capt. Edmund Billings's co. of North Precinct in
Braintree, Col. Jonathan Bass's regt.; service, 2 days; company assembled
June 13, 1776, to drive British ships from Boston harbor.

Vesey, Joseph, Boston. Master, sloop "Providence," commanded by Capt. John
Paul Jones ; list of officers and men entitled to prize shares in the ship "Alex-
ander." captured Sept. 20, 1776; also, Commander, brig "Prospect" (pri-
vateer) ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to in Suffolk Co., June 20,
1781; age,.34yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 m.; complexion, light ; occupation, mariner;
residence, Boston.

Vesey, Josiah, Braintree. Private, Capt. Seth Turner's (Independent) co. ; en-
listed Feb. 19, 1776 ; service, 3 mos. 2 days ; company stationed at Braintree
from Jan. 1, 1776, to May 22, 1776.

Vesey, " Pagman." Collier and Woodcutter ; return for rations allowed in Quarter-
master General's department, dated Fishkill, Oct. 14, 1781 ; reported drafted
from Mass. levies.

Vester, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Jonathan Wales's co., Col. Dickmson's
(Hampshire Co.) regt. ; marched Aug. 17, 1777 ; service, 4 days, at the North-
ward; company marched to East Hoosuck on the alarm of Aug. 17, 1777,
thence to Pittsfield, thence guarded Hessian prisoners to Springfield by order
of Brig. Gen. Fellows.



318 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Vever, Ichabod, Leicester. Private, Capt. Joseph Elliot's co., Col. William Tur-
ner's regt. ; entered service Aug. 19, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 1, 1781 ; service,
3 mos. 17 days, includmg travel (70 miles) home. Roll dated Camp at Buttes
Hill.

Vezburt, Isaac [?]. Private, Capt. Moses Harrington's co.. Col. Dike's regt.;
muster roll for Dec, 177(;-Feb., 1777; credited to town of Grafton; enlisted
Dec. 20, 1776; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

Vezee, John, Boston. Ensign, Capt. Nailer Hatch's co., Lieut. Col. William
Bond's (late Col. Thomas Gardner's) 37th regt. ; company return dated Maiden,
Oct. 6, 1775; also, Ensign, Capt. Hatch's co., 37th regt.; list of officers who
had not been commissioned, as returned by Lieut. Col. Bond, dated Camp
Prospect Hill, Oct. 25, 1775 ; ordered in Council Oct. 31, 1775, that said officers
be recommended to Gen. "Washington for commissions in the Continental
Army.

Vezeia, Samuel. Sergeant, Capt. Benjamin Lemont's co.. Col. Nathaniel Wade's
regt.; engaged June 25, 1778; service, 6 mos. 17 days, at Rhode Island, in-
cluding 12 days (233 miles) travel home; term to expire Jan. 1, 1779; com-
pany discharged Dec. 31, 1778; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated
East Greenwicli, Sept. 17, 1778; appointed Juno 25,1778; reported sick and
absent ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll sworn to at East Greenwich, Sept.
23, 1778; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated Warwick, Nov. 7, 1778;
also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls sworn to at East Greenwich, Nov. 13,
ajid Dec. 30, 1778.

Vezey, Elijah, Jr. Private, Capt. John Hall, Jr.'s (1st) co., Col. Palmer's regt. ;
service, 10 days, at Rhode Island ; company assembled INIarch 4, 1776.

Vezey, Joseph. Petition dated Boston, June 19, 1781, signed by Jonathan Nut-
ting, in behalf of himself and Ebenezer Woodward, of Boston, asking that .said
Vezey be commissioned as commander of the brigantme "Prospect" (pri-
vateer) ; age, 40 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, light; advised in
Council June 19, 1781, that a commission be issued.

Vezie, Lemuel, Private, Capt. Moses French's co.. Col. Jonathan Bass's regt. ;
service, 2 days ; company assembled at Braintree June 13, 1776, upon orders
to march to Hough's Neck, and June 24, 1776, upon orders to march to
Nantasket.

Vezie, Silas. Private, Capt. Moses French's co.. Col. Jonathan Bass's regt.; ser-
vice, 2 days; company a.ssembled at Braintree June 13, 1776, upon orders to
march to Hough's Neck, and June 24, 1776, ui)on orders to march to Nantasket.

Vial, Abraham. Capt. Peleg Peck's co., Col. George Williams'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 stationed at Tiverton,
R. I.; roll sworn to at Swanzey ; also, Capt. Peck's co.. Col. John Daggett's
regt.; entered service Jan. 14, 1778; discharged April 1, 1778; .service, 2 mos.
17 days ; regiment stationed at Warwick, R. I. ; roll sworn to at Swanzey.

Vial, Constant, Rehoboth (probably). List of 3 months men who marched to
Bristol and Tiverton, dated Dec. 8 [1776]; also, list dated Sept. 23, 1777, of
men drafted to serve until Oct. .30, 1777, on a secret expedition ; also. Private,
Capt. James Hills's CO., Col. Williams's regt. ; service from Sept. 29, 1777, to
Oct. 30, 1777, at Tiverton, R. I. ; also, list of men drafted to serve at Rhode
Island for 1 month, dated IMarch 13, 1779; also. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Ide's
CO., Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt.; marched Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug.
7, 1780; service, 9 days; company marched from Rehoboth to Tiverton, R. I.,
on the alarm of July 31, 1780, and there served under Gen. Hieth (Heath) .



m THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 319

Vial, John. Capt. Peleg Peck's co., Col. George "Williams's regt. ; entered service
Sept. 29, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 1 day, iiiider Maj. Gen.
Spencer on a secret expedition; company stationed at Tiverton, It. I.; roll
sworn to at Swauzey ; aho, Capt. Peck's co.. Col. John Daggett's regt. ; entered
service Jan. !(!, 1778; discharged April 1, 1778; service, 2 mos. 15 days; regi-
ment stationed at Warwick, R. I. ; roll sworn to at Swanzey.

Vial, Nathanikl. Private, Capt. Addison Ptichardson's co., Col. Wade's regt.;
entered service July 12, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, Snios. 11 days,
including 12 days (240 miles) travel home ; regiment detached from Essex Co.
militia to serve for 3 months.

Vial, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Ide's co., Col. Carpenter's regt. ; en-
listed Aug. 13, 1779 ; discharg(;d Sept. 12, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. ; travel allowed
to and from camp at Providence ; company detached from militia to serve at
Rhode Island for 4 weeks in a regiment under Cai)t. Samuel Fisher; also,
Capt. Simeon Cole's co., Col. Dean's regt. ; service from March 6, 1781, 10
days; company raised to serve on a 40 days expedition to Rhode Island, but
discharged March 15, 1781, by order of Maj. Gen. Lincoln.

Vial, Samuel, Lynn. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
1st Essex Co. regt., sworn to at Salem by John Flagg, 1st military officer of
the town of Lynn; residence, Lynn; engaged for town of Lynn; joined Capt.
Williams's co., Col. Greaton's regt. ; term, 3 j-ears ; also, Private, Capt. Joseph
Williams's CO., Col. John Greaton's 3d (also given 2d) regt.; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from March 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, same co.
and regt. ; return [year not given] ; mustered by Col. Barber, Coimty Muster
Master; also, Capt. Williams's (Light Infantry) co.. Col. Greaton's regt.;
muster rolls for Sept., Oct., and Nov., 1779; also. Corporal, Capt. Abraham
Watson's co., Col. Greaton's (3d) regt. ; muster roll for April, 1781, dated
West Point , enlistment, during war ; reported joined from light infantry April
14 [year not given] ; also. Sergeant, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Oct.,
and Nov., 1781, dated Highlands ; also, muster roll for Dec, 1781, dated New
Boston ; also, muster roll for Jan., 1782, dated Hutts New Boston.

Vial, Samuel, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. John Lyon's or Capt. Jesse Perrin's
CO., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days. [The two
Rehoboth alarm cos. under Capt. Lyon and Cai)t. Perrin returned upon one
roll.]

Vial, William. Matross, Capt. Jonathan Stoddard's co., Col. Thomas Crafts's
(Artillery) regt. ; service from May 8, 1777, to July 8, 1777, 2 mos.

Vial, William. Carpenter's Mate, ship " General Putnam," commanded by Capt.
Daniel Waters; engaged July 9 (also given July 10), 1779; service to Sept. 7,
1779, 1 mo. 28 days, on Penobscot expedition. Roll sworn to in SuiTolk Co.

ViALL, . [This name also appears imder the form of Vial, Viel, Viol, Voiall.]

Viall, Abrahaji, Swanzey. Private, Capt. Peleg Shearman's co., Col. John ITath-
away's (Bristol Co.) regt. ; service, 23 days ; company raised to support the
Lines near Rhode Island on an alarm and stationed at Slade's Ferry from April
20, 1777, to May 13, 1777; 0^.50, Capt. Shearman's co., Col. Carpenter's regt.;
service from May 14, 1777, to June 5, 1777, 23 days ; company raised in Bris-
tol Co. and stationed as guards at Slade's Ferry in Swanzey at request of Maj.
Gen. Jo. Spencer, to hold that post until he could send a relief from the
2 months men; also, Capt. Shearman's co.. Col. Tliomas Carpenter's (Bristol
Co.) regt. ; service from July 23, 1777, to Aug. 25, 1777, 34 days, including
2 days preceding march and 2 days travel home from North Kingston ; mileage
from Providence (16 miles) also allowed.



320 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

ViALL, Allen. Private, Cajjt. Joseph Franklin's (Rehoboth) co., Col. John Dag-
gett's regt. ; entered service Jan. 1, 1778; discharged Marcli 31, 1778; service,
3 mos. ; company stationed at Rhode Island for 3 mouths from Jan. 1, 1778.

VLtVLL, Donnelly. Yolimteer, on board the armed ship " Deane," commanded by
C;ipt. Eli-sha llinnian ; descriptive list of olKcers and crew, dated Boston, Nov. -,
1780; age, 30 j'rs. ; complexion, light; occupation, mariner; reported as be-
longing to Rhode Island.

YiALL, Jamks. Marine, sloop " Providence," commanded by Capt. John Peck
Rathburn ; list of officers and men entitled to prize shares in tlie schooner
" Loyalty " and "Wreck [year not given].

ViALL, John, Swauzey. Private, Capt. Peleg Shearman's co., Col. Thomas Car-
penter's (Bristol Co.) regt. ; service from July 23, 1777, to Aug. 25, 1777, ;U days,
including 2 days preceding march and 2 days travel home from North Kingston ;
mileage from Providence (Iti miles) also allowed.

Vlall, Samuel, Lynn. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master
for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 16, 1777; Capt. Williams's co., Col. Grea-
tou's regt.; reported received State bounty; also, Corporal, Capt. Abraham
Watson's CO., Col. John Greaton's (3d) regt. ; muster roll for INIay, 1781, dated
West Pomt ; enlistment, during war; also, Sergeant, same co. and regt. ; mus-
ter roll for July, 1781, dated Camp near Dobbs's Ferry ; appoijited June 1, 1781 ;
reported on command at Sussex Court House ; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781,
dated Peekskill ; reported on command at Sussex Court House ; also, muster
roll for Sept., 1781, dated Continental Village ; also, Capt. Abraham Watson's
(3d) CO., Col. Greaton's regt. ; muster roll for March, 1782; also, 8th co.. Col.
Greaton's regt. ; muster roll for May, 1782; also, Capt. Simon Jackson's (8th)
CO., Col. Greaton's regt.; muster rolls for Jmie-Oct., 1782; also, Capt. Wat-
son's CO. ; list of men furloughed ; said Viall furloughed Dec. 14, 1782, to go
from New Windsor to Lynn for 1 month 12 days ; also, Capt. William Watson's
(6th) CO., 3d Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Millen; miistcr rolls for
Dec, 1782, Jan.-April, 1783; reported on furlough in Dec, 1782; also, order
on Lieut. Henry Nelson, Paymaster, 3d Mass. regt., dated Cantonment near
New Windsor, May 13, 1783, given by said Viall and otliers belonging to Capt.
Watson's co., for wages for Feb. and March, 1783; also, descriptive list of
men in Continental service; Capt. Watson's co., 3d Mass. regt. ; age, 23 yrs. ;
.stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; occupation, laborer; resi-
dence, Lynn; engaged March 1, 1777, by Lieut. Tutle; tenn, during war;
reported as having received clotliing on various dates between Dec. 20, 1782,
and Juno 0, 1783; also, Capt. Watson's co. ; li.st of men furloughed m 1783;
said Viall furloughed at New Windsor June 8, 1783.

ViBERT, . [This name also appears under the form of Veiburt, Vibot, Viburt,

Vierbuirt, Vyburt, Wliybert, Whyburt, Wibart, Wibett.]

ViBERT, John. Seaman, brigantine "Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. Allen
Hallet; engaged Fob. 15, 1779; discharged April 30, 1779; service, 2 mos. 16
days.

VinoT, Isaac, Grafton. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
6th Worcester Co. regt., as returned by Capt. Joseph Warrin, dated Dec. 19,
1777; residence, Grafton ; engaged for town of Grafton ; joined Capt. Smith's
CO., Col. Angel's regt. ; term, 3 years; reported engaged for Rhode Island.

ViBRiGE, DoMiNA. Boy, brigantine " Independence," commanded by Capt. Simeon
Samson ; engaged May 8, 1776 : service to Sept. 22, 1776, 4 mos. 14 days. Roll
dated Plymouth. [See Domina Ybrige.]



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 321



YiBURT, Isaac. Private, Capt. Isaac Martin's co., Col. Joseph (Josiah) Whitney's
regt. ; service between May 4, 1777, and July 4, 1777, 10 days, under Maj.
Gen. Spencer at Rhode Island, including travel (72 miles) from home to place
of destination and from place of discharge home.

VinuRT, John. Capt. Cranson's co., Col. "Whitcomb's regt.; receipt for bounty
coat dated Camp at Prospect Hill, Nov. 2, 177.5. [See John Jiburi and John
Jibury.]

ViBCRT, John. Seaman, brigantine "Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. Allen
Hallet; engaged Feb. 15, 1779. Roll made up for advance pay for 1 month,
dated Boston.

ViBURT, William. Seaman, ship "Protector," commanded by Capt. John Foster
Williams; engaged March 5, 1780; discharged Aug. 17, 1780; service, 5 mos.
12 days.

ViCEARY, John, Dighton. Private, Capt. Elijah Walker's co.. Col. Pope's (Bris-
tol Co.) regt. ; marched Dec. 8, 1776; service, 1.3 days, at Rhode Island on the
alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

ViCERET, John. Company receipt, given to Capt. Oliver Soper, for ration allow-
ance on march from Dorchester to New York, dated New York, April 29, 1776.

ViCERY, David. Private, Capt. James Tisdale's co.. Col. John Greaton's (3d) regt. ;
muster roll for Dec, 1781, dated Hutts New Boston ; enlisted April 23, 1781 ;
enlistment, 3 years.

ViCERY, John. Pay abstract for billeting a number of men belonging to Capt. Oliver
Soper's CO., Col. Joseph Read's regt., dated New York, April 21, 1776; said
Vicery credited with 12 days allowance.

ViCERY, Robert. Private, Capt. Simeon Cole's co.. Col. Dean's regt. ; service
from March 6, 1781, 10 days ; company raised to serve on a 40 days expedition
to Rhode Island, but discharged March 15, 1781, by order of Maj. Gen. Lincoln.

ViCHERY, John, Dighton. Private, Major's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's (10th)
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 10, 1777, to Dec.
31, 1779; residence, Dighton; also, Capt. Amasa Soper's (4th) co.. Col. Mar-
shall's regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Jan. 10, 1777, to
Feb. 10, 1777 ; credited with 32 days allowance ; subsistence also allowed for
14 days (280 miles) travel on march to Bennington ; also, same co. and regt. ;
muster roll for Jan., 1779, dated West Pomt; enlistment, 3 years.

ViCK, Richard, Marblehead. Private, 2d co.. Col. Wesson's regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Feb. 1, 1778; residence,
Marblehead ; reported di-scharged Feb. 1, 1778.

ViCKERE, John. Company receipt, given to Capt. Oliver Soper, for wages for Feb.
and March, 1776, dated New York ; also, company receipts, given to Capt.



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