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Col. Tyler's regt. ; engaged for town of Upton; mustered July 11, 1779.

Jackson, Joseph. Private, Capt. Thomas Marshall Baker's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's
regt.; enlisted July 27, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 15 days, including
3 days (60 miles) travel home ; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

Jackson, Joseph. Private, Capt. William Tupper's co., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt. ;
enlisted May 6, 1778; discharged May 9, 1778 ; service, 3 days; company marched
from Middleborough to Dartmouth on alarms in May and Sept., 1778 ; also, Capt.
William Tupper's co., Col. Ebenezer White's regt.; marclied Aug. 1, 1780; dis-
charged Aug. 9, 1780 ; service, 9 days ; company marched to Rhode Island on the
alarm of Aug. 1, 1780 ; roll sworn to at Middleborough.

Jackson, Joseph (a^i'as Abraham Langlet). Descriptive list of men raised to rein-
force the Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June
5, 1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Capt. Lieut. John
Callender, of 3d Artillery battalion, at Springfield, July 6, 1780; age, 24 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of Boston; arrived at
Springfield July 5, 1780; also, descriptive return dated Boston, Jan. 9, 1781,
made by Edward Procter, Colonel of Boston regt., of men who had enlisted to
serve in the Continental Army for the term of 6 months from the time of their
arrival at place of rendezvous, unless sooner discharged, and who had received
bounty and mileage due them of said Col. Procter; Capt. Kneeland's co.'; age, 22
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion, light.

Jackson, Joshua, Newton. Private, Capt. Phineas Cook's co., which marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775, to headquarters at Cambridge under command of Capt.
Lieut. John Marean ; service, 7 days.

Jackson, Joshua, Rowley. Private, Capt. James Mallon's co. ; enlisted Oct. 8, 1779;
discharged Nov. 10, 1779; service, 1 mo. 5 days, under Maj. Gen. Hancock at
Castle Island; company raised in Essex Co.; also, Capt. Thomas Mighill's co.,
Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt.; enlisted July 8, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 1-4 days, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home ; company raised
in Newbury, Rowlej', and Ipswich ; regiment raised in Essex Co. to reinforce
Continental Army for 3 months; also, Capt. James Mallon's co., Lieut. Col. Put-
nam's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 18, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 4, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 28
days, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home; regiment raised in Essex and
Plymouth counties to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Jackson, Joshua. Private, Capt. Amariah Fuller's (Newtown) co.. Col. Thatcher's
regt. ; service, 5 days ; company called out March 4, 1776.

Jackson, Joshua. Capt. Abijah Child's co. ; pay abstract for mileage, etc., home from
Ticonderoga in 1776.

Jackson, Joshua. Sergeant, Capt. Caleb Brooks's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. of guards;
Joined Nov. 8, 1777 ; service to April 3, 1778, 4 mos. 25 days, at Cambridge.

Jackson, Joshua. Sergeant, Capt. Edward Fuller's co.. Col. William Mcintosh's
regt.; entered camp March 20, 1778; discharged April 5, 1778; service, 17 days;
company stationed at Roxbury. Roll dated Newton.



678 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jackson, Joshua. Private, Capt. John Kettell's co., Maj. Nathaniel Heath's detach-
ment of guards; enlisted Aug. 21, 1779; discharged Sept. 30, 1779; service, 1 mo.
12 da.vs; couipan}- detached from militia for service at and about Boston for
3 months from July -, 1779.

Jackson, Joshua. Corporal, Capt. Zenas Wheeler's co., Col. Hopkins's (Berkshire
Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 15, 1776; discharged Aug. 4, 1776; service, 20 days;
mileage out and home (224 miles) allowed; company marched to the Highlands,
N. Y., on an alarm ; also, Sergeant, Lieut. Eli Hermon's co., Col. John Brown's
(Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service June 30, 1777; discharged July 21, 1777;
service, 22 days ; company marched to Fort Ann, N. Y., June 30, 1777 ; also, Capt.
Zenas Wheeler's co., Col. John Ashley's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service
July 21, 1777; discharged Aug. 15, 1777; service, 26 days; company marched to
Fort Edward, N. Y., and received pay at Albany ; also, Capt. Samuel Warner's
CO., Col. John Brown's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service July 18, 1780; dis-
charged Oct. 23, 1780; service, 3 mos. 13 days, travel (130 miles) included; also,
Capt. Daniel Taylor's co., Lieut. Col. John Collar's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered
service Oct. 13, 1781 ; discharged Oct. 20, 1781 ; service, 12 days, including 4 days
(84 miles) travel home; company marched by order of Col. John Ashley on an
alarm at the Northward.

Jacksox, Joshua, Jr., Newton. Private, Capt. Phineas Cook's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775, to headquarters at Cambridge under command of
Capt. Lieut. John Marean ; service, 5 days.

Jackson, Joshua, Jr., Newton. Sergeant, Capt. Phineas Cook's co., Lieut. Col. Wil-
liam Bond's (late Col. Gardner's) 37th regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by
said Jackson and others, dated Cambridge, June 27, 1775 ; also, company return
dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated
Prospect Hill, Dec. 26, 1775.

Jackson, Joshua, Jr. Private, Capt. Edward Fuller's co., Col. William Mcintosh's
regt.; entered camp March 19, 1778; discharged April 5, 1778; service, 18 days;
company stationed at Roxburj'. Roll dated Newton.

Jackson, Josiah, Newton. Private, Capt. Amariah Fuller's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775, to headquarters at Cambridge; service, 2 days; also,
list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated
Boston, March 30, 1777 ; Col. Crane's regt. ; also, Matross, Capt. Henry Burbeck's
CO., Col. John Crane's (Artiller.v) regt. ; Continental Array pay accounts for ser-
vice from March 14, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Newton; credited to town
of Newton ; reported as serving 21 raos. 17 days as Matross, 12 mos. as Gunner ;
also, Capt. David Briant's co., Col. Crane's regt.; pay roll for Jan. -July, 1777;
said Jackson allowed service from March 20, 1777, 4 mos. 11 days ; also, same co.
and regt.; pay rolls for Aug. and Sept., 1777; enlistment, 3 years; also, Capt.
Henry Burbeck's co., Col. Crane's regt. ; muster roll for Oct., 1777 ; also. Gunner,
same co. and regt.; muster rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1777; also, same co. and
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780. to March 14.
1780 ; also, descriptive list dated New Windsor, Jan. 11, 1781 ; Capt. Henry Bur-
beck's CO., Col. John Crane's (3d Artillery) regt.; rank. Gunner; a^-e, 24 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion, light; engaged March 14, 1777, by Lieut. Jack-
son ; term, 3 years ; reported discharged March 14, 1780 ; also, list of 6 months
men raised agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Maj.
Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for Middlesex Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner ;
also, descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term
of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, retui'ned as received of Justin
Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 21, 1780;
age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 11 in. ; complexion, light ; engaged for town of Newton ;
marched to camp July 21, 1780, under command of Capt. Isaac Pope; also,



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Jackson, Josiah, continued.

Matross ; pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Newton for service in
the Continental Army during 1780; marched to camp July 17, 1780; discharged
Dec."'22, 1780; service, 5 mos. 17 days, travel (220 miles) included.

Jacksox, Josiah, Westminster. Private, Capt. Noah Miles's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 177o, to Cambridge, and joined Col. John Whitcom's regt. ;
service, ll.;J days; also, Capt. Elisha Jackson's co. ; travel out and home 200
miles; service at 20 miles per day, 10 days, probablj'in Aug., 1777; company
marched from Westminster to East Hoosuck under command of Maj. Ebenezer
Bridge on an alarm at Bennington and was there dismissed ; roll dated Aug. 22,
1777.

Jacksox, Josiah. Sergeant, Capt. Nathaniel Carter's co.. Col. Job Cushing's (Worces-
ter Co.) regt. ; entered service Sept. 7, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 22, 1777 ; service, 1
mo. 24 days, at the Northward, including 8 days (160 miles) travel home. Roll
dated Leominster.

Jackson, Josiah. Quarter Gunner, frigate " Deane," commanded by Capt. Samuel
Nicholson; engaged Feb. 14, 1782; service to May 31, 1782, 3 mos. 17 days; en-
gagement, 12 months.

Jackson, Josiah. Receipt dated Boston, May 13, 1783, for wages for service to May
10, 1783, on board the frigate " Hague," commanded by Capt. John Manley.

Jackson, Lemuel. Private, Capt. Abishai Tinkham's co.. Col. Ebenezer Sproutt's
regt.; enlisted May 6, 1778; discharged May 9, 1778; service, 3 days; company
marched from Middleborough to Dartmouth on two alarms, one in Maj^ and one
in Sept., 1778; roll dated Middleborough; also, Capt. John Barrows's co.. Col.
Abijah Stearns's regt. of guards; enlisted May 7, 1778; discharged July 2, 1778;
service, 1 mo. 28 days, at and about Boston.

Jackson, Levi. Private, Capt. Abishai Tinkham's co.. Col. White's regt.; entered
service Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9 days, on an alarm at
Rhode Island.

Jackson, Levi. Enlistment agreement dated Braintree, Sept. 6, 1781, signed by said
Jackson and others, engaging themselves to serve in the Continental Army for
the term of 5 months from the time of their arrival at Rhode Island ; age, 18 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, dark ; hair, black ; eyes, black ; engaged for the
class of which Richard Cranch was Chairman ; accompanying note dated Brain-
tree, Oct. -, 1781, signed by Ebenezer Thayer, Jr., Colonel of 5th Suffolk Co.
regt., states that the above men had been mustered and ordered to march to Rhode
Island ; also, certificate dated Secretarj-'s Office, June 12, 1783, signed liy John
Avery, Secretary, stating that said Jackson and others had served 5 mos. at Rhode
Island in 1781 in Capt. De Guiscard's co.. Col. Turner's regt., agreeable to resolve
of June 16, 1781.

Jackson, Marvel, Sturbridge. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Conti-
nental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780; age,
16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 11 in. ; complexion, dark ; engaged for town of Sturbridge ;
arrived at Springfield July 5, 1780; marched to camp July 5, 1780, under com-
mand of Capt. Frothingham, of the artillery; also,Ust 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 ; also, pay roll for 6 months men
raised by the town of Sturbridge for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ;
marched to camp July 4, 1780; discharged Dec. 5, 1780; service, 5 mos. 8 days,
including travel (140 miles) home.

Jackson, Matthew, Boston. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Col. William Mcintosh's (1st SufiFolk Co.) regt., as returned by Capt. George



680 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jackson, Matthew, continued.

Gould, Capt. Abel Richards, and Capt. Ebenezer Battle, all of Dedham; resi-
dence, Boston; engaged for town of Dedham; joined Capt. Allen's co., Col.
Crane's regt. ; term, 3 years, to expire March 31, 1780 ; also, list of men mustered
by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suflfolk Co., dated Boston, March 30,
1777; Col. Crane's regt.; also, Matross, Capt. Wells's co.. Col. John Crane's
(Artillery) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 7, 1777, .
to Dec. 31, 1779; reported on duty at the Laboratory at Springfield from May -,
1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. David Allen's co.. Col. Crane's regt.; muster
rolls for Aug. -Dec, 1777; enlistment, during war; reported ou command at
Springfield Laboratory; also, Capt. Benjamin Frothingham's co.. Col. Crane's
regt. ; muster roll for Oct., 1778, dated Springfield ; reported as having a lame
leg; also, return dated Springfield, Nov. 1, 1779, of matrosses belonging to Capt.
Benjamin Frothingham's co.. Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt., being part of
the quota of Massachusetts for the year 1779, and who were entitled to the gra-
tuity from the State ; above men certified as enlisted for 3 years or during the
war and as being in actual service at date of return ; company stationed at
Springfield.

Jackson, Mattheav, Rutland. Private, Capt. Seth Washburn's co.. Col. Jonathan
Ward's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 10, 1775; service, 2
mos. 26 days; also, company return dated Oct. 8, 1775.

Jackson, Matthew, Salem. Private, Capt. Moses Hart's co.. Col. Paul Dudley Ser-
geant's (28th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4, 1775; ser-
vice, 88 days; also, Capt. John Wiley's co.. Col. Paul Dudley Sargent's regt.;
company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat or its equiv-
alent in money dated Dec. 13, 1775.

Jackson, Matthew, South Brimfield. Return of men raised to serve in the Conti-
nental Army from Capt. Nehemiah May's co., Col. John Bliss's regt. ; residence.
South Brimfield ; engaged for town of South Brimfield ; joined Capt. Keep's co..
Col. Shepard's regt.; term, 3 years, to expire Jan. -, 1780; also. Private, Capt.
Caleb Keep's co.. Col. William Shepard's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from March 30, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779 ; reported as serving 24 mos. as
Private, 9 mos. 1 day as Fifer; also, same co. and regt.; return dated Jan. 31,
1778; mustered by State and Continental Muster Masters; also, (late) Capt.
Keep's CO. commanded by Lieut. John Wright, Col. AVilliam Shepard's (3d)
regt. ; muster roll for July and Aug., 1778 ; reported sick and absent ; also, same
CO. and regt.; muster rolls for Oct. and Nov., 1778; also, Fifer, Capt. Moses
Knap's CO., Col. William Shepard's (3d) regt. ; muster roll for March and April,
1779, dated Providence; enlisted March 30, 1777; appointed Fifer March 1, 1779;
reported on command on Western shores; also, Capt. Webb's co., Col. Shepard's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to March 30,
1780; residence, Brimfield.

Jackson, Matthew. Private, Capt. Josiah White's co.. Col. Job Cushing's regt. ; en-
listed Aug. 18, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 21 days, in Northern
department, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home; company raised for
3 months and marched to reinforce Northern army under Gen. Gates. Roll
sworn to in Worcester Co.

Jackson, Matthew. Cook, "Lincoln Galley," commanded by Capt. John Curtis;
engaged April 12, 1781 ; discharged July 23, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 11 days.

Jackson, Michael (also given Michael, Jr.), Newton. Private, Capt. Phineas
Cook's CO., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to headquarters at
Cambridge under command of Capt. Lieut. John Marean ; service, 2 days ; also,
Fifer, Capt. Phineas Cook's co., Lieut. Col. William Bond's (late Col. Gardner's)
37th regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Jackson and others, dated



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Jackson, Michael (also given Michael, Jr.), cotitimced.

Camp at Cambridge, June 27, 1775 ; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775 ;
also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Prospect Hill, Dec.
26, 1775.

Jackson, Michael (also given Michael, Jr.), Newton. Quartermaster Sergeant,
Capt. Wiley's co., Col, Michael Jackson's (8th) regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Oct. 15, 1778; residence, Newton; cred-
ited to town of Newton ; reported promoted to Ensign Oct. 15, 1778 ; also. Ensign,
Col. Michael Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Oct. 15, 1778, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, same regt.; return of officers for clothing,
dated Boston, Nov. 20, 1778; also, same regt. ; list of officers, dated West Point,
Nov. 8, 1779 ; also. Lieutenant, same regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also. Lieutenant, same regt.; list of
officers promoted in the Continental Army ; commissioned July 4, 1780 ; also, return
dated Phillipsborough, July 18, 1781, made by Ezra Badlam, Lieutenant Colonel
Commandant, 8th Mass. regt., of officers of said regiment doing duty upon war-
rants ; date of warrant, Dec. 15, 1779 ; also, Lieutenant, 3d Mass. regt. commanded
by Col. Michael Jackson; return of effectives, dated Oct. 31, 1783; reported sick,
but present; also, Paymaster, Col. Jackson's regt.; list of Continental officers
[year not given] .

Jaokson, Michael. Major; list of officers of Col. Thomas Gardner's regt. recom-
mended by Committee of Safety to be commissioned by Congress; ordered in
Provincial Congress June 2, 1775, that commissions be delivered said officers ;
also, order of the day, dated Cambridge, May 26, 1775; said Jackson, Major, re-
ported field officer of the picket "tonight; " also, order of the day, dated Cam-
bridge, May 30, 1775 ; said Jackson reported field officer of the picket ; also, order
of the day, dated May 30, 1775 ; said Jackson reported field officer of the picket
"tonight;" also, order of the day, dated June 14, 1775; said Jackson reported
officer of the picket " tonight; " also, order of the day, dated July 2, 1775 ; said
Jackson reported officer of fatigue; the foregoing orders taken from Lieut. Col.
Loammi Baldwin's Orderly Book; also, Major, Col. Bond's regt., Maj. Gen.
Green's division; list of field officers of the Continental Army in 1776; also,
official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated Jan. 23, 1776, for
officers to command the six regiments to be raised to serve before Boston until April
1, 1776 ; said Jackson chosen Lieutenant Colonel, Col. John Rol^crtson's regt., to be
raised in Middlesex and Lincoln counties ; appointment concurred in by Council
Jan. 23, 1776; name of Jno. Butrick appears in place of that of Michael Jackson
(crossed out) and the former may have been substituted for said Jackson, first
chosen ; also, Colonel, 8th Mass. regt; ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31 , 1780 ; also, return of officers for clothing, dated Boston,
Nov. 20, 1778 ; also. Colonel, 8th Mass. regt. ; list of settlements of rank of Conti-
nental officers, dated at W£st Point, made by a Board held for the purpose and con-
firmed by Congress Sept. 6, 1779; commissioned Jan. 1, 1777; also, letter dated
West Point, Nov. 9, 1779, signed by said Jackson, asking for a supply of clothing
for his regiment ; also, request addressed to the General Court, dated Camp at Toto-
way, Oct. 15, 1780, signed by said Jackson, Colonel of 8th Mass. regt., that war-
rants be issued for promotion of certain officers to fill vacancies in above named
regiment; also, letter from said Jackson, Colonel, 8th Mass. regt., to the Governor
and Council, dated Camp Verplanck's Point, Oct. 15, 1782, stating that he was the
only field officer then in the regiment, and by reason of his wounds was rendered
almost unfit for service, and requesting that warrants be issued soon to certain
officers in his regiment ; advised in Council Oct. 29, 1782, that warrants be granted ;
also, 3d Mass. regt. commanded by said Jackson ; return of effectives, dated Oct.
31, 1783.

Jackson, Moses, Newton. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Mas-
ter for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, April 13, 1777; Capt. Ward's co., Col. Wesson's



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Jackson, Moses, continued.

regt. ; also, Private, Capt. "William "Watson's co., Col. James "Wesson's (9th) regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 14, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
residence, Newton ; credited to town of Newton ; also, (late) Capt. Nahuin Ward's
CO., Col. Wesson's regt. ; return of men who were in camp on or before Aug. 15,
1777 ; also, list of men who re-enlisted between Oct. 22, 1779, and Nov. 24, 1779,
for the war and who received State and Continental bounties, as returned by Maj.
Joseph Pettengill, of 9th Mass. regt.; also. Private, Capt. W^illiam Watson's co.,
Col. Wesson's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1,
1780, to Sept. 27, 1780; reported deserted Sept. 27, 1780.

Jackson, Moses, Roxbury. Private, Capt. Moses Draper's co., Lieut. Col. William
Bond's (late Col. Gardner's) 37th regt. ; company return dated Prospect Hill,
Oct. 7, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Pros-
pect Hill, Dec. 27, 1775.

Jackson, Moses. Private, Capt. Daniel AVhiting's co.. Col. Asa Whetcomb's regt.;
muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776; enlisted May 30, 1776;
discharged Nov. 28, 1776.

Jackso:>i, Nat. Private; list of men returned as serving on main guard at Prospect
Hill under Lieut. Col. L. Baldwin, dated July 16, 1775.

Jackson, Nathan (also given Nathaniel), Mendon. List of men raised to serve in
the Continental Army from 1st Mendon co., as returned by Lieut. Philip Ammi-
don to Col. Moses Wheelock ; residence, Mendon ; engaged for town of Mendon ;
joined Capt. Daniels's co., Col. Nixon's regt.; term, 3 years, to expire Jan. 20,
1780; also. Private. Capt. Japhet Daniels's co.. Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th) regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Oct. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
also, same co. and regt. ; return of men who were in camp on or before Aug. 15,
1777, and who had not been absent sul)sequently except on furlough, etc., certified
at Camp near Peekskill, Feb. 16, 1779; enlisted Feb. 8 ; joined March 8 [year not
given]; name crossed out on return; also, Capt. Daniels's co., Col. Thomas
Nixon's (5th) regt. ; muster roll for May, 1779, dated Highlands; enlisted Oct. 1
[year not given, probably 1777] ; also, Capt. Daniels's co., Col. Thomas Nixon's
(6th) regt.; return for clothing for the year 1780; receipt for said clothing, dated
Peekskill, Dec. 1, 1779 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779 ; said Jack-
son credited with 15 days service ; also, Capt. John Holden's co.. Col. Nixon's regt. ;
pay roll for Dec, 1779 ; said Jackson credited with 15 days service ; also, descriptive
list of men belonging to 6th Mass. regt. who enlisted for the war subsequent to Sept.
30, 1779, as returned by Col. Thomas Nixon, dated Highlands, Feb. 23, 1780 ; age,
17yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 4 in.; complexion, dark; engaged for town of Mendon;
also, Capt. Clayes's co., Col. Nixon's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, (latc) Capt. John Holden's co..
Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th) regt.; pay rolls for Jan.-July, 1780; also, Capt. Peter
Clayes's co., 6th Mass. regt.; pay rolls for Aug.-Dec, 1780; also, descriptive list
dated West Point, Jan. 29, 1781 ; Capt. Clayes's co., 6th Mass. regt. commanded
by Lieut. Col. Smith; rank. Private; age, ISyrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion,
dark ; hair, dark ; eyes, dark ; residence, Mendon ; enlisted Dec 16, 1779, by
Ensign White; enlistment, during war; also. Private, Capt. Peter Clayes's 3d
(later Capt. J. K. Smith's) co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (6th) regt. ; returns
for wages; wages allowed said Jackson for Jan., 1781-Dec., 1782, 24 mos.; re-
ported sick in Aug., 1782, on furlough in Dec, 1782; «/«o, return [year not given,
probably 1783], of men belonging to 6th Mass. regt. who were entitled to $80
gratuity, agreeable to act of Congress of May 15, 1778, for serving during the
war ; 2d co.

Jackson, Nathan, Newton. Private, Capt. William Watson's co.. Col. James Wes-
son's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 14, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Newton; credited to town of Newton; also, (late) Capt.



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Jackson, Nathan, continued.

Nahum Wai'd's co., Col. Wesson's regt. ; return of men who were in camp on or
before Aug. 15, 1777; also, list of men who re-enlisted between Oct. 22, 1779, and
Nov. 24, 1779, for the war, and who received State and Continental bounties, as
returned hj Maj. Joseph Pettengill, of 9th Mass. regt. ; also, Capt. J. Edes's co.,
Col. Wesson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 17S0,
to Dec. 31, 1780; also, Capt. William Watson's co., Col. Wesson's (9th) regt.;
return for clothing for the year 1780; also, descriptive list dated Hutts, three
miles from West Point, Jan. 28, 1781 ; Capt. Edes's co., 9th Mass. regt. com-
manded by Col. Henry Jackson; age, 23 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 3 in.; complexion,
light; hair, dark; occupation, yeoman ; residence, Newton ; enlisted Dec. -, 1779 ;



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