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term of enlistment having expired ; also, list dated Jan. 18, 1802, returned by
John Avery, Secretary, and P. Coffin, Treasurer, of men who had enlisted into
the Continental Armj' and actuallj"^ served 3 years and were accordingly entitled
to gratuities imder resolves of March 4, 1801, and Jime 19, 1801 ; 7th Mass. regt. ;
residence, Boston.



368 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Wadden, Thomas. Capt. John Glover, Jr.'s co., Col. John Glover's regt. ; onler
for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Camp at Cambridge, Dec. 20, 1775,
signed by "Will Lee, master of said Wadden. [See William Wodden.]

"Waddky, . [This name also appears under the form of Waddy.]

Waddey, Petkr. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
Col. Ebenezer Thayer, Jr.'s (otli Suffolk Co.) regt. ; engaged for town of Brain-
tree; joined Capt. Tuckerman's co.. Col. Patterson's regt. ; term, 3 years; re-
ported a transient; also, Private, Capt. Cushmg's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec.
31, 1779; also, Capt. Abraham Tuckerman's co.. Col. Vose's regt. ; muster roll
for Dec, 1777, sworn to at Camp near Valley Forge; enlisted Dec. 22, 1776;
enli-stment, 3 years; reported a prisoner in provost guard ; also, same co. and
regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1778, sworn to at Providence ; also, same co. and regt. ;
pay roll for Dec, 1778; also, same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for Jan. and Feb.,
1779, sworn to at Providence; also, (late) Capt. Tuckerman's co.. Col. Vose's
regt. ; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence ; term, during
war.

Waddin, Isaac, Marblehead. Mate, brigantine " Disspach," commanded by Capt.
Daniel Jacobs; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to Sept. 26, 1780;
age, 25 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ; complexion, dark ; residence, Marblehead.

"Waddi.ng, Benjamin, Beverly. Private, Lieut. Colonel's co., Col. Henry Jack-
son's regt. ; Continental Army pay accomits for service from July 12, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779; credited to town of Beverly; also, Lieut. Mel. L. Woolsey's co.,
Col. Jackson's regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. "William S. Smith ; pay rolls
for Oct. and Nov., 1778 : also, Lieut. Col. Cobb's (2d) co., Col. Jackson's regt. ;
muster roll for April, 1779, dated Pawtuxet ; enlisted July 12, 1777 ; enlistment,
3 years; also, 2d co. commanded by Lieut. Thomas Edwards, Col. Jackson's
regt.; company return certified at Camp Providence, July 13, 1779; engaged
for town of Marblehead ; also, Lieut. Col. Cobb's (2d) co., Col. Jackson's regt. ;
pay rolls for July and Oct., 1779 ; also, Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Henry Jackson's
regt. ; regimental return made up to Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at Providence.

"Wadding, Isaac. List of prisoners brought to Marblehead in the cartel " Pacific "
to be exchanged for Briti.sh prisoners, as returned by Thomas Stone, Commis-
sary [year not given].

"Wadding, Thomas, Beverly. Drummer, Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Henry Jackson's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 1, 1777, to Dec.
31, 1779; residence, Beverly; credited to town of Beverly; reported deserted
;May 1, 1779, but returned to service Aug. 1, 1779, and finished his tenn of en-
listment; also. Ensign Jal)ez Barney's co.. Col. Jackson's regt. commanded
by Lieut. Col. "William S. Smith; pay roll for Nov., 1778; also, Lieut. Col.
David Cobb's CO., Col. Jackson's regt. ; mu.ster roll for April, 1779, dated Paw-
tuxet; term, during war; reported furloughed March 31, 1779, by Col. Jackson
for 35 days; also, certificate addressed to H. Gardner, Treasurer, dated Boston,
Dec. 27, 1779, signed by Lieut. E. Phelon, certifying that said "Wadding, a
soldier in Col. Henry Jackson's regt., had engaged for the war and had never
been absent without proper leave, and was entitled to the gratuity allowed by
the State, which he had not received ; also, Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Jackson's
regt. ; regimental return made up to Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at Providence.

"Waddle, Burden, Dartmouth. Capt. Manasseh Kempton's co.. Col. Thomas
Carpenter's regt. ; pay abstract for mileage from camp at Rliode Island home
to Dartmouth Sept. 1, 1777 ; mileage for 40 miles allowed .said "Waddle.

"Waddle, John, Providence, R. I. Private, Maj. Lebbeus Ball's co., Col. "William
Sheppard's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Nov. 1, 1777,



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Waddle, John, continued.

to Nov. 8, 1779; reported deserted; also, Capt. Lebbeus Ball's co., Col.
Shepard's regt. ; muster roll for Oct., 1778; reported as servini^ in room of
Thomas Cole, who was discharged Nov. 1, 1778; also, Maj. Ball's co., Col.
Shepard's regt. ; muster rolls for Nov., 1778, March and April, 1779, dated
Camp at Providence ; reported transferred to light infantry co. ; also, Capt.
John Wright's (Light Infantry) co., Col. Shepard's (3d) regt.; muster roll
for March and April> 1779, dated Providence; enlisted Nov. 1, 1777; also,
descriptive list of deserters from Col. William Shepard's (4th) regt., made up
from Jan. 1, 1777, to June 1, 1780; Maj. Ball's co. ; ago, 24 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft.
6in. ; complexion, dark; hair, black; residence, Providence, 11. 1. ; enlistment,
during war; reported as having left regiuient at New London, last heard of at
Salem.

Waddle, [John]. Master, ship "Viper" (privateer) ; petition dated Boston, May
9, 1780, signed by John R. Livingston, of Boston, asking that William Wil-
liams be commissioned as commander of said vessel ; ordered in Council May
9, 1780, that a commission be issued.

Waddy, Peter. Private, brigantine "Freedom," commanded by Capt. John
Clouston; engaged Sept. 2, 1776; service to Dec. 26, 1776, 3 mos. 24 days.

Wade, . [This name also appears under the form of Wades, Waid, Waide,

Wayd, Weads, Wede.]

Wade, , Ipswich. Sergeant, Capt. Daniel Rogers's co., which marched on the

alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 4 days.

Wade, Abednego, Scituate. Private, Capt. William Turner's (3d Scituate) co. of
militia. Col. Anthony Thomas's regt., which marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775 ; service, 4 days.

Wade, Abednego. Petition dated Cambridge, Jan. 15, 1776, signed by said Wade
and others who had served as armorers ui the Continental service for 5 mos.
from Aug. 1 [year not given], the term for which they were engaged, asking
for £1 per month in addition to the sum allowed and paid them for their ser-
vices, and requesting that allowance, if granted, be paid to Al)ijah Thompson,
Master Armorer ; petition endorsed " Leave to withdraw."

Wade, Abner, Newbury. Sergeant, Capt. Israel Davis's co.,'Col. Joseph Frye's
regt.; marched from home Feb. 3, 1776; service to May 31, 1776, 3 mos. 26
days, in defence of seacoast ; rolls sworn to in Lincoln Co. ; also, same co. ; ser-
vice from June 1, 1776, to Dec. 5, 1776, 6 mos. 5 days, at Boothbay in defence
of seacoast.

Wade, Abner, Woolwich. Capt. Samuel McCobb's co., Col. John Nixon's (5th)
regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Wade and others, dated Cam-
bridge, June 26, 1775 ; also. Sergeant, same co. and regt. ; company return
dated Camp at Winter Hill, Oct. 7, 1775. [See Abner Wait.]

Wade, Abner. Lieutenant, Col. Michael Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, 1st Lieutenant,
Capt. John Bayley's co., Col. Jackson's regt. ; pay abstract made up to May
26, 1777 ; engaged Jan. 1, 1777 ; also, same regt. ; return of officers for clothing ;
receipt for said clothing, dated Boston, April 27, 1778: also, same regt. ; return
of officers for clothing, dated Boston, Nov. 20, 1778; also, Col. Jackson's (8tli)
regt.; return of officers, dated West Point, Nov. 8. 1779; also, Lieutenant,
Capt. James Bancraft's co. ; list of officers belonging to CoJ. Jackson's 3Iass.
Line regt. returned probably in 1779 ; reported on command by order of Col.
Jackson ; also, Col. Jackson's regt. : Continental Army pay accounts for ser-
vice from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; reported as serving 5 mos. 12 days as
Lieutenant, 6 mos. 18 days as Captain ; also, Captain, same regt. ; list of officers



370 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Wade, Abner, continued.

promoted in the Continental Army and for whom warrants were made out;
warrant issued July 4, 1780; also, Captain; return dated Phillipsburgh, July
1<S, 1781, made by Ezra Badlam, Lieutenant Colonel Commandant, 8th Mass.
regt., of officers of said regiment doing duty upon warrants; warrant dated
May 12, 1780.

Wade, Amos, ISIiddleborough. Captain of 3d Middleborough co. of Minute-meu,
which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marslilield ; ser-
vice, 3 days; also, Captain, Col. Theophilus Cotton's regt. ; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; engaged May 1, 1775; service, 3 mos. 8 days; also, company
return dated Oct. 7, 1775 ; also. Captain, serving as Volunteer, Capt. Joshua
White's CO., Col. Ebenezer Sproutt's regt. ; entered service May 6; discharged
May 9; entered service Sept. 6; discharged Sept. 12; service, 9 days; com-
pany marched on two alarms at Dartmouth in 1778.

Wade, Benjamin, Scituate. Private, Capt. Samuel Stockbridge's co., Gen. John
Thomas's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 10, 1775; ser-
vice, 2 mos., 3 weeks, 6 days; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; also,
order for bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Jan. 5, 1776, and endorsed " Coll
Baileys Regt."

Wade, Calvin. Receipt given to Dummer Sewall, dated Georgetown, Nov. 2,
1775, signed by said Wade and others belonging to Capt. James Lemont's co.,
for advance pay for 1 month ; also, Private, Capt. Caleb Turner's co. ; entered
service March 26, 1776 ; service to Sept. 10, 1776, 5 mos. 15 days, in defence of
seacoast ; rolls dated Bristol ; also, same co. ; service from Sept. 10, 1776, to
Dec. 7, 1776, 2 mos. 27 days; company stationed at Boothbay ; also, Corporal,
Lieut. Nathaniel Tibbets's detachment; entered service Sept. 8, 1779; dis-
charged Nov. 1, 1779; service, 1 mo. 25 days, at Penobscot; detachment raised
to serve with guards under Maj . William Lithgow on seacoast in Lincoln Co.

Wade, Ichabod, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. Samuel Bliss's co. of Minute-men,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service to April 27, 1775, 1 week
2 days.

Wade, Ichabod. Captain of a Light Tnfantrj' co., Col. Williams's regt. ; service,
2;3 days; company stationed at Tiverton Oct. 7, 1777; roll sworn to at Reho-
both ; also. Captain, Col. f Jeorge Williams's regt.. Brig. Gen. Palmer's brigade ;
return of officers who marched on a " late " expedition to Rhode Island, dated
Germantown, Dec. 11, 1777.

Wade, Isaac, Pembroke. Drummer, Capt. James Hatch's co. of Minute-men,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, from West Parish in Pembroke
to Scituate and Marshfield ; discharged Ajiril 29, 1775 ; service, 11 days ; also,
Capt. Tliomas Turner's co. of militia, Col. Jolm Bailey's regt. ; pay abstract
for mileage, dated Jan. 10, 1776; mileage for 63 miles allowed said Wade;
company reported encamped with Brig. Gen. Tliomas's brigade; a^.so, Capt.
James Hatch's co. ; entered service March 4, 1776; discharged iSIarch 8, 1776;
service, 5 days ; company marched from West Parish in Pembroke to Brain-
tree on the alarm of March 3, 1776, thence to Weymouth and was stationed
there; also, Capt. Hatch's detachment; marclied Dec. 10, 1776; discharged
Dec. 24, 1776 ; service, \ mo. ; detachment marched from West Parish in Pem-
broke to Bristol, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Wade, Issachar,, Scituate. Receipt dated Point Shirley, June 13, 1776, signed by
said Wade and others belonging to Capt. Nathaniel Winslow's co.. Col. Whit-
ney's regt., for advance pay for 1 month, travel allowance from home to
Bo.ston, etc.; also, petition dated Camp at Hujl. Sept. 17, 1776, signed by said
Wade and others belonging to battalion stationed at Hull, asking for increase



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Wade, Issachar, continued.

and payment of wages; also, Private, Capt. Natlianiel TVinslow's co., Col.
Josiah Whitney's regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 177G; service, 1 uio. 2 days, travel
(3.'5 miles) included; also, Capt. Joseph Stetson's co., Col. Dike's regt.; mus-
ter roll for Dec., 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 1, 1776; regiment raised to
serve'until March 1, 1777; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Col. John Cushing's (2d Plymouth Co.) regt., as returned agree-
able to order of Coimcil of Nov. 7, 1777 ; residence, Scituate ; engaged for town
of Scituate ; term to expire Jan. 10, 1778; also, list of men mustered by James
Hatch, Muster Master for Plymouth Co., dated Pembroke, June 10, 1777 ; also,
Capt. Joseph Cliffs co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; marched July 29, 1778;
discharged Sept. 13, 1778; service, 1 mo. 19 days, including 3 days (54 miles)
travel home ; company raised in Plymouth Co. and marched to Rhode Island.

Wade, James, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. James Keith's co.. Col. Paul Dudley.
Sargent's (28th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 16, 1775; enlisted July 8, 1775;
service, 24 days; also, comjiany return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp before Boston, Dec. 21, 1775.

Wade, Jasies, Bridgewater. List of men raised for the 6 months service and re-
turned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp
Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780; also, i)ay roll for 6 months men raised by tlie town of
Bridgewater for service in the Continental Army at West Point during 1780 ;
marched July 4, 1780; discharged Dec. 5, 1780; service, 5 mos. 14 days, in-
cluding travel (260 miles) home.

Wade, James, Halifax. Private, Capt. Samuel N. Nelson's co.. Col. Aaron Wil-
lard's regt. ; pay abstract for mileage and travel allowance from home to
Skeensborough, via No. 4 or Charlestown, dated Boston, Jan. -, 1777 ; 235 miles
travel allowed said Wade ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for mileage
and travel allowance from Fort Edward to Plymouth and adjacent towns, via
Albany, dated Plymouth ; 270 miles travel allowed said Wade.

Wade, James, Maiden (probably) . Private, Capt. Benjamin Blaney's co. of militia,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Watertown by order of Col.
Gardner; service, 1 day; also, pay roll of a company commanded by Capt.
Benjamin Blaney, of Maiden; service, 3 days; company marched to Point
Shirley June 13, 1776, by order of Gen. Lincoln.

Wade, James, Medford. Sergeant, (late) Capt. Isaac Hall's co., Lieut. Col. Wil-
liam Bond's (late Col. Thomas Gardner's) 37th regt. ; company return dated
Camp Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, Lieut. Caleb Brooks's (late Capt.
Hall's) CO., Lieut. Col. Bond's regt. ; oi'der for money in lieu of bounty coat,
dated Prospect Hill, Dec. 29, 1775.

Wade, James. List of prisoners to be received in exchange for British prisoners
sent to Halifax in the cartel "Swift," as attested by Robert Pierpont, Com-
missarj', dated Oct. 9, 1777; .said Wade, Seaman, to be exchanged for Thomas
Deverin, Seaman.

Wade, James. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Goodwin's co.. Col. Theophilus Cotton's
regt. ; detached Sept. 25, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 31, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 6 days ;
company marched on a secret expedition to Newport, R. I.

Wade, James. Private, Capt. William Tupper's co.. Col. Nathan Sparhawk's
regt. ; entered service Sept. 28, 1778 ; discharged Dec. 14, 1778 ; service, 2 mos.
16 days, at Boston. Roll sworn to at Middleborough.

Wade, John, Scituate. Private, Capt. Samuel Stockbridge's co.. Gen. John
Thomas's regt.: muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted IMay 10, 1775; ser-
vice, 2 mos., 3 weeks, 6 dny^; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; also,
order for bounty coat dated Roxbury, March 6, 1776; also, Private, Capt.



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Wade, Juhn, continued.

Joseph Stetson's cc, Col. Anthony Thomas's regt. ; service, 5 days; company
mai'clied from Scituate to Hingham March 24, 177G, on an ahirm subsequent
to the time of taking Uorcliester Heights ; also, Capt. Samuel N. Nelson's co.,
Col. Aaron Willard's regt.; pay abstract for mileage and travel allowance
from home to Skeensborough, via No. 4 or Charlestown, dated Boston, Jan. -,
1777; 231 miles travel allowed said Wade; also, same co. and regt.; pay
abstract for mileage and travel allowance from Fort Edward to Plymouth and
adjacent towns, via Albany, dated Plymouth ; 270 miles travel allowed said
Wade. [See Snell Wade.]

Wade, John, Washington (also given ITartwood and West Springfield) . Return
of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Cai)t. George Sloan's
(Washington) co. ; residence, Washington ; engaged for town of Washington ;
joined Cajrt. Cleaveland's co., Col. Jackson's regt. ; term, 3 years; also, return
of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from 5th Hampshire Co.
regt., as attested by Col. David Field; engaged for town of Conway; joined
Capt. Cleveland's co.. Col. Jackson's regt.; term, 3 years; also, list of men
returned by a committee for settling disputes between towns as to soldiers
credited to them ; said Wade claimed by Washington and Bemardston ; allowed
to Washington; also, Private, Capt. Ephraim Cleavland's co., Col. Michael
Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from April 1, 1777,
to Dec. 31, 1779 ; residence, Hartwood ; credited to town of Conway ; also,
Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 1, 1780, to April 16, 1780 ; residence. West Springfield.

Wade, John. Accoimt 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.

Wade, John. Private, Capt. Peter Porter's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; entered service April 26, 1777 ; discharged May 20, 1777 ; ser-
vice, 25 days ; company called out at request of Maj. Gen. Gates April 26, 1777,
and marched to Saratoga.

Wade, John. Private, Capt. Asa Danforth's co. of volunteere. Col. Convers's regt. ;
service, 22 days; company marchcid from Brookfield Sept. 23, 1777, to join
army under Gen. Gates at the Northward ; also, list of men, dated Brookfield,
June 30, 1778, showing service credited to them, respectively, as returned by
the committee chosen to make an average of the .service rendered to the credit
of the 3d Precinct of Brookfield ; total amount of service rendered made to
average 5^ months for each single poll in said precinct ; said Wade credited
with 1? mos. service.

W.VDE, John. Private, Capt. David Kingman's co., Maj. Eliidialet Gary's regt.;
marched July .SO, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 9, 1780 ; service, 11 days ; company
marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of Julj' 30, 1780.

Wade, John. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Washington for
service in the Continental Anny during 1780; marched to camj) July 3, 1780;
discharged Dec. 18, 1780, by J. Greaton ; service, 5 mos. 20 days, including
travel (100 miles) from place of discharge.

Wade, Joseph, Marblehead. Private, Capt. Amos Cogswell's co., Col. James
Wesson's regt.; return dated Jan. 25, 1778; residence, Marblehead; enlisted
for town of Marblehead ; mustered by Col. Barber, State :Muster :Master. [See
Joseph Weed.]

Wade, Jotham. Matross, Capt. Amos Lincoln's (10th) co.. Col. T. Crafts's (Artil-
lery) regt. ; service from time of enlistment to Aug. 1, 1777, 45 days ; roll dated
Boston; also, same co. and regt.; return of men entitled to an additional
bounty of £15, dated Bo.ston, Jan. 12, 1778 ; also, same co. and regt. ; list of



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^ADE, JoTHAM, Continued.

men who received bounty from April 30, 1777, to Dec. 30, 1777, 8 mos. ; also,
jNIatross, Capt. Lincoln's co.. Col. Kevere's (Artillerj') regt. ; Continental Anny
pay accounts for service from June 17, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, same co. ;
list of men entitled to small stores for 3 months, dated Castle Island, Sept. 17,
1779; also, Capt. Lincoln's (2d) co., [Lieut.] Col. Paul Revere's corps of
artillery; service from Jan. 1, 1780, to May 8, 1780, 4 mos. 8 days; roll dated
Boston.

Wade, Jotham. Private, Capt. Amos Turner's co., Col. John Jacobs's regt.; en-
listed Aug. 8, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1780 ; service, 2 mos. 26 days, includ-
ing 3 days (60 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Plymouth Co. to
reinforce Continental Army for 3 mouths.

Wade, Levi, Pembroke. Private, Capt. Elijah Cushing's co. of militia, which
marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 177."), from West Parish in Pem-
broke to Marshlield ; entered service April 21, 1775 ; discharged April 22, 1775;
service, 2 days; also, Capt. Eleazer Hamlen's co.. Gen. John Thomas's regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service, 3 mos., 1 week,
1 day; also, order for bomity coat dated Camp at Eoxbuiy, Nov. 9, 1775; also,
Private, Capt. James Hatch's co. ; entered service March 4, 1776; discharged
March 8, 1776 ; service, 5 days ; company marched from West Parish in Pem-
broke to Braintree on the alarm of March 3, 1776, thence to Weymouth and
was stationed there; also, Capt. John Turner's co., Col. John Cushing's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 21, 1776 ; service, 2 mos. ; company marched to Rhode Island ;
also, Capt. Ichabod Bonney's co.. Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regt. ; marched
Dec. 3, 1778; service, 11 days, at Castle Island ; travel home (4 days) allowed;
company discharged Dec. 11, 1778.

Wade, Levi. Private, Cajjt. Joseph Stetson's co.. Col. Anthony Thomas's regt.;
service, 5 days ; company marched from Scituate to Hingham March 24, 1776,
on an alarm subsequent to the time of taking Dorchester Heights.

Wade, Levi. Private, Capt. Nathan Snow's co.. Col. Hawes's regt. ; enlisted Sept.
24, 1777; service, 1 mo. 9 days, at Rhode Island on a secret expedition. Roll
sworn to at Plymouth.

Wade, Morkis. Marine, frigate " Boston," commanded by Capt. Samuel Tucker;
engaged April 9, 1779. Roll made up for advance pay for 1 mouth.

Wade, Nathaniel, Ipswich. Captain of a company of Minute-men, which marched
April 19, 1775, to Mystic, on April 20th were ordered to Salem, on the 21st to
Ipswich, thence to Headquarters at Cambridge; service to May 10, 1775, 3
weeks ; also, petition addressed to the Committee of Safety, dated Cambridge,
May 25, 1775, signed by said Wade and other Captams, stating that they had
chosen Capt. INIoses Little as Colonel, and Maj. Isaac Smith as Lieutenant
Colonel, and asking that said officers be recommended for commi.ssions ; also,
Captain of a company stationed at Cambridge ; return of the several companies
belonging to Col. Little's regt., dated June 15, 1775; also, Captain, Col.
Little's regt. ; retura of officers, dated June 26, 1775 ; said officers recom-
mended for commissions in Committee of Safety June 26, 1775; ordered in
Provincial Congress Jrme 27, 1775, that commissions be delivered said officers ;
also, Captain, Col. Little's (17th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; en-
gaged May 10, 1775 ; service, 11 weeks 5 days ; also, company return [probably
Oct., 1775] ; age, 26 yrs. ; also, account showing simis of money to be paid from
the public treasury to sundry persons for losses sustained at battles of Lexington
and Bunker Hill; amounts allowed in Council June 13, 1776; also, order on
Henry Gardner, Esq., i)ayable to said Wade, Captain, dated Ipswich, signed by
himself and others, for money due for losses sustained at battle of Bunker



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Wade, Nathaniel, contintted.

Hill Jime 17, 1775; also, list of men belonging to said Wade's co. who received
Continental anus, dated Prospect Hill, 177tJ ; also, account dated Long Island,
^lay 15, 1770, of wages due officers and men belonging to said Wade's co. for
Feb. and March, 1776, for .service in the Continental Army; also, company re-
ceipt, given to said Wade, for provision allowance from April 1, 1776, to July
13, 1776, dated Camp Long Island, July 14, 1776; also, list of men who sent
letters by post July 18 [year not given], found among rolls and lists of said
Wade's co., Col. Moses Little's regt., made up in 1776; also, Captain, Col.
Little's (12th) regt. ; muster roll endorsed " 1776 ; " appointed Jan. 1, 1776 ; also,
statement dated Chatham, Feb. 4, 1777, signed by said Wade, embodying the
verdict of a regimental court-martial of 12th Mass. regt. held at Philijis Manor,
of which said Wade was President ; also, official record of a ballot by the
House of Rei^resentatives, dated May 7, 1777 ; said Wade chosen Major of a
regiment to be raised for defence of Boston harbor and commanded by Col.



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