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stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, light; hair, dark; occupation, yeoman; resi-
dence, Billerica; enlisted May 2, 1782; enlistment, 3 years; reported as having
received clothing on various dates between Dec. 14, 1782, and Nov. 18, 1783.

Jaquets, Jos. Marine, sloop "Providence," commanded by Capt. John Paul Jones;

list of men entitled to prize shares in the ship " Alexander," captured Sept. 20,

1777.
Jaquixs, . [This name also appears under the form of Jaquns.]

Jaquins, John, Sheffield. Descriptive list dated Lenox, Aug. 20, 1781, of men raised
in Berkshire Co., agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, and delivered to William
Walker, Superintendent for said county; Capt. Noble's co.. Col. Ashley's regt. ;
age, 17 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 3 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; occupation,
laborer ; residence, Sheffield ; enlisted for town of Sheffield ; enlistment, 3 years ;
reported receipted for by Maj. Ashley.

Jaquis, Daniel. Private; pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Middleton

for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched to camp Oct. 14, 1780;

discharged April 18, 1781 ; service, 6 mos. 17 days, including 12 days (240 miles)

travel home.
Jaquis, Enoch. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship "Lion," commanded

by Capt. Wingate Newman, sworn to at Boston, June 12, 1781 ; age, 17 yrs. ;

stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, dark.

Jaquis, John, Wilmington. Private, Capt. John Harnden's co., Col. Ebenezer Bridge's
(27th) regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775.]



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Jaquis, Nathan. Private, Capt. Samuel Huse's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. ; en-
listed April 6, 1778 ; service to July 4, 1778, 2 mos. 29 days, with guards at Cam-
bridge; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated Winter Hill, May 11, 1778.

Jaquish, Isaac. Private; list of training soldiers belonging to the 3d Woburn co.
under command of Capt. Timothy Winn, dated May 13, 1775.

Jaqi-ish, Joseph. Private, Capt. Caleb Kimball's co., Col. Gerrish's regt. of guards;
enlisted Nov. 13, 1777 ; service to Feb. 3, 1778, 2 mos. 20 days ; company detached
to guard Lieut. Gen. Burgoyne's army. Roll dated Winter Hill.

Jaquish, Nathan (also given Nathaniel). Return dated Boxford, Dec. 9, 1779, of
men mustered by John Cushing, Muster Master for Essex Co., to join the Conti-
nental Army for the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779; also,
descriptive list of men raised in Essex Co. in 1779, to serve in the Continental
Arni)^; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, dark; engaged for town of
Newbury; delivered to Lieut. William Storey; also, Capt. Stoddard's co., 1st
Mass. regt.; entered service July 16, 1779; discharged April 15, 1780; term,
9 months.

Jaquish, Nehemiah, Dracut. Private, Capt. Peter Coburn's co., Col. Ebenezer
Bridge's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4, 1775; service,
3 mos. 5 days ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp
at Cambridge, Nov. 20, 1775.

Jaquish, Samuel, Newbury. Private, Capt. William Rogers's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Samuel Gerrish's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
7 days; also, Capt. William Rogers's co., Lieut. Col. Loammi Baldwin's (late
Col. Gerrish's) 38th regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 26, 1775 ;
service, 3 mos. 13 days ; also, list of men belonging to Capt. William Rogers's co.
who agreed to serve the month of Jan., 1776.

Jaquish, Samuel, Newbury. Private, Capt. Joshua French's co.. Col. Edward Wig-
glesworth's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Albany home;
240 miles travel allowed said Jaquish ; warrant allowed in Council Jan. 30, 1777.

Jaquish, Samuel. Private, Capt. Samuel Huse's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards ; enlisted April 6, 1778 ; service to July 4, 1778, 2 mos. 29 days, at Cam-
bridge; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated Winter Hill, May 11, 1778.

Jaquish, Samuel. Private, Capt. Simon Hunt's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards; enlisted July 11, 1778; discharged Dec. 15, 1778; service, 5 mos. 5 days.
Roll dated Winter Hill.

Jaquish, Samuel. Private, Capt. Jonathan Evans's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt. ;
enlisted July 6, 1778; discharged Jan. 1, 1779; service, 6 mos. 1 day, at North
Kingston, R. I., including 6 days (115 miles) travel home ; roll sworn to at New-
buryport; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated North Kingston, Nov. 6,
1778; also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls dated East Greenwich, Sept. 17, and
Sept. 22, 1779; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated East Greenwich, Oct.
14, 1779 ; reported on furlough ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll sworn to at
East Greenwich, Nov. 13, 1779; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Jaquish, Stephen. Private, Capt. John Moody's co., which marched on the alarm of
April 19, 1775 ; service, 6 days.

Jaquishe, Richard. Private, Capt. John Bodwell's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards ; service between April 2, 1778, and July 2, 1778, 2 mos. 16 days, at Cam-
bridge.

Jaquith, . [This name also appears under the form of Jackwith, Jacques, Jaquath,

Jaques, Jaquest, Jaqueth, Jaqueys, Jaquis, Jaquish, Jaquishe, Jaqust, Jaquwith,
Jasquis.]



722 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAU.ORS

Jaqvith, Abraham, Billerica. Private, Capt. Solomon Kidder's co., Col. Brooks's
regt. ; company return endorsed "1776;" said Jaquith reported as in camp at
White Plains ; also reported as having lost articles in battle ; also, Capt. Edward
Farmer's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 29, 1777 ; discharged
Nov. 8, 1777; service, 41 days; company marched to reinforce Northern army.

Jaquith, Adford. Copy of a list of men who voluntarily enlisted in Dec, 1776, to
serve 3 months at New York, and served accordingly.

Jaquith, Benjamin, Wilmington. Private, Capt. Timothy Walker's co. of militia,
Col. Green's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 2 days.

Jaquith, Benjamin, Wilmington (probably). List dated July 8, 1776, of persons who
hired men to serve on Crown Point expedition; said Jaquith hired Timothy
Tompson ; reported a Deacon ; also, list dated July -, 1776, of drafted men who
hired men to perform turns of service on Crown Point expedition ; said Jaquith
sent his young man, William Cutter, and is credited with one turn; reported a
Deacon ; also, certificate signed by C. Ford, Jr., certifying that the second draft
of men to serve at Crown Point was in Aug. or the beginning of Sept., 1776, and
that said Jaquith sent his young man, William Cutter; reported a Deacon; also,
list of persons who hired men to serve in the army [year not given] ; said Jaquith
hired James Pearson to go to the Lines for 2 months, and also agreed to pay
James Pearson, Jr., $2 per month for every month he served in the Continental
Army; reported a Deacon.

Jaquith, Benjamin. Company receipt for wages, etc., given to Capt. Cadwallader
Ford, dated Wilmington, May 22, 1778.

Jaquith, Daniel. Private, Capt. Joseph Boynton's co.. Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt. ;
enlisted July 1, 1778; service to Jan. 1, 1779, 6 mos. 6 days, at Rhode Island, in-
cluding travel (100 miles) home; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated
North Kingston, Nov. 6, 1778; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779; also, same co.
and regt.; muster roll dated East Greenwich, Sept. 17, 1778; reported sick in
hospital ; also, muster rolls dated East Greenwich, Sept. 28, Nov. 12, and Dec. 29,
1778.

Jaquith, David, Wilmington. Private, Capt. Timothy Walker's co. of militia, Col.
Green's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 4 days;
also, list of men drafted Sept. 17, 1776, to perform turns of service ; said Jaquith
hired Jacob Flint [?] ; a^M, list of men raised to relieve the guards at Prospect
Hill for 2 months, dated Feb. 9, 1778 ; also, company receipt for wages, etc., given
to Capt. Cadwallader Ford, dated Wilmington, May 22, 1778; also, return of
cartridges for Capt. Ford's co. received from Nov. 4 to Jan. 6 [year not given] ;
also, list of men who performed turns of service to the credit of the town of Wil-
mington [year not given] ; said Jaquith credited with 2 turns.

Jaquith, Ebenezek, Lunenburg. Private, Capt. John White's co.. Col. Abijah Stearns's
regt.; enlisted April 1, 1778; discharged June 20, 1778; service, 2 mos. 22 days,
at and about Boston. Roll dated Lancaster.

Jaquith, Ebenezek, Wilmington. Private, Capt. Timothy Walker's co. of militia.
Col. Green's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 2 days ;
also, list dated Wilmington, Nov. 25, 1776, of men drafted to reinforce the army
and to be ready at a minute's warning until March 1, 1777, as returned by Capt.
C. Ford, Jr., in behalf of the Selectmen, Militia Officers, and Committee of Safety,
of the town of Wilmington ; said Jaquith rated one man ; also, list of persons
who paid money to hire men to serve in the arm.v [year not given] ; also, list of
men who performed turns of service to the credit of the town of Wilmington [year
not given] ; said Jaquith credited with 2 turns.

Jaquith, James, Wilmington. Sergeant, Capt. Timothy Walker's co. of militia. Col.
Grepn's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7j| days;



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 723

Jaquith, James, continued.

also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Cadwallader Ford's 7th (Wilmington) co., 2d Middle-
sex Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen in said regiment, as returned
by Jonathan Fox and others, field officers, dated Woburn, March 26, 1776 ; ordered
in Council May 6, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned
May 6, 1776; also, Lieutenant; list dated July 8, 1776, of persons who hired men
to serve on Crown Point expedition ; said Jaquith, with Samuel Jaquith, hired
AVilliam Hill; also, list of men agreed upon by Selectmen, Committee of Safety,
and Commissioned Officers, Aug. 15, 1777, to be enlisted or drafted to reinforce
the Northern army; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Abraham Foster's co., Col.
Jonathan Fox's regt. ; return dated Woburn, Aug. 31, 1777, made by Col. Fox to
Brig. Prescott, at Boston, of a company under Capt. Abraham Foster which was
drafted from AVilmington, Reading, Stoneham, and Woburn, to go to Manchester
and which marched Aug. 21, 1777 ; return endorsed " Men drafted to go to Ben-
nington;" also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Abraham Foster's co.. Col. Samuel Bul-
lard's regt.; engaged Aug. 14, 1777; discharged Nov. 30, 1777; service, 3 mos.
28 days, in Northern department, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home;
company marched to reinforce army under Gen. Gates; also, same co. and regt. ;
rations allowed said Jaquith from Aug. 14, 1777, to Dec. 11, 1777 ; also, 1st Lieu-
tenant, Capt. Joshua Harnden's (7th) co., Col. Fox's (2d Middlesex Co.) regt. of
Mass. militia; list of officers ; commissioned Sept. 18, 1779; a/so. Lieutenant; list
of men who performed turns of service to the credit of the town of Wilmington
[year not given] ; said Jaquith credited with one-half turn.

Ja[quith], Jo'h. List of men who performed turns of service to the credit of the town
of Wilmington [year not given] ; said Jaquith credited with 2 turns.

Jaquith, John, Wilmington. Private, Capt. John Harnden's co., Col. Ebenezer
Bridge's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 30, 1775; service,
3 mos. 9 days

Jaquith, John, Wilmington. Private, Capt. Jesse Wyman's co.. Col. Josiah Whit-
ney's regt.; arrived at place of destination May 10, 1777; discharged July 10,

1777, at Point Judith; service, 2 mos. 9 days, at Rhode Island, including 3 days
(62 miles) travel to place of destination and 5 daj^s travel from place of discharge
home ; company raised for 2 months ; also, Capt. Jesse Wyman's co., Col. Jacob
Garrish's (Gerrish's) regt. of guards; enlisted Feb. 18, 1778; service to May 18,

1778, 3 mos., at Bunlier Hill ; also, Capt. Jesse Wyman's detachment. Col. Ger-
rish's regt. ; muster roll dated Bunker Hill, March 6, 1778 ; company detached to
guard Lieut. Gen. Burgoyne's army.

Jaquith, Johx. Private, Capt. John Dix's co.. Col. Mcintosh's regt.. Gen. Lovel's
brigade ; enlisted July 30, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 12, 1778 ; service, 1 mo. 17 days,
on expedition to Rhode Island, including 4 days (71 miles) travel home.

Jaquith, John. Private, Capt. Joshua Walker's co., Col. Samuel Deanney's (Denny's)
regt.; enlisted Oct. 22, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 13 days,
including travel (215 miles) home; company detached to join Continental Army
and ordered to march to Claverack to serve for 3 months. Roll dated Woburn.

Jaquith, John. Private, Capt. William Green's co., Col. Cyprian How's regt. ; en-
listed July 29, 1780; discharged Nov, 1, 1780; service, 3 mos. 8 days, at Rhode
Island, including travel (80 miles) home ; company raised for 3 months.

Jaquith, John. Lieutenant; list apparently made to show turns of service performed
on short alarms [year not given] . [See James Jaquith.]

Jaquith, John, Jr., Wilmington. Private, Capt. Timothy Walker's co. of militia. Col.
Green's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 4.;^ days;
also, list dated Wilmington, Nov. 25, 1776, of men drafted to reinforce the army
and to be ready at a minute's warning until March 1, 1777, as returned by Capt.



724 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Jaquith, John, Jr., continued.

C. Ford, Jr., in behalf of the Selectmen, Militia Officers, and Committee of Safety,
of the town of Wilmington ; said Jaquith, and John Eames, rated one man ; also,
list of persons who paid money to hire men to serve in the army [year not given] ;
said Jaquith, with John Eames, hired Lemuel Winchester.

Jaquith, Jonathan, Wilmington (probably). List dated July -, 177G, of drafted men
who hired men to perform turns of service on Crown Point expedition ; said
Jaquith, with Nathaniel Duntlin, credited with 1 turn.

Jaquith, Nathan, Wilmington. Private, Capt. Timothy Wallcer's co. of militia. Col.
Green's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days;
also, list of men raised to relieve the guards at Prospect Hill for 2 months, dated
Feb. 9, 1778.

Jaquith, S. List of men who performed turns of service to the credit of the town of
Wilmington [year not given] ; said Jaquith credited with 2 turns.

Jaquith, Samuel, Wilmington. Private, Capt. Timothy Walker's co. of militia. Col.
Green's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 4^ days.

Jaquith, Samuel, Wilmington (probably). List dated July 8, 1776, of persons who
hired men to serve on Crown Point expedition ; said Jaquith, with Lieut. James
Jaquith, hired William Hill.

Jaquith, Samuel. Private, Capt. Edward Farmer's co.. Col. Jacob Garish's (Ger-
rish's) regt. of guards; enlisted Feb. 20, 1778; service to May 20, 1778, 3 mos.,
at Bunker Hill.

Jaquith, Timothy. Private, Capt. Simon Jackson's (8th) co.. Col. John Greaton's
(3d) regt.; muster roll for Nov., 1782; also, Capt. William Watson's (6th) co..
Col. Greaton's (3d) regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Millen ; muster rolls for
Dec, 1782-Feb., 1783; balance of term of enlistment unexpired, 2 yrs., 1 mo., 28
days ; also, order on Lieut. Henry Nelson, Paymaster, 3d Mass. regt., dated Can-
tonment near New Windsor, May 31, 1783, signed bj' said Jaquith and others be-
longing to Capt. William Watson's co., for wages for Feb. and March, 1783.

Jaquns, John. Receipt dated Sheffield, Jan. 19, 1781, for bounty paid said Jaquns by
Jeremiah Hickok to serve in the Continental Army for the terra of 3 years to the
credit of the town of Sheffield, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780.

Jaqust,Nehemiah, Dracut. Private, Capt. Peter Coburn's co.. Col. Ebenezer Bridge's
(27th) regt. ; company return dated Sept. 26, 1775.

Jaquwith, Isaac, Woburn. Private, Capt. Joshua Walker's co.. Col. David Green's
(2d Middlesex Co.) regt., which marched probably on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ;
service, 5 days.

Jarden, David. Private, Capt. Freedom Chamberlin's co.. Col. Cary's regt. ; company
return dated " Cortlands Manner," Nov. 22, 1776.

Jardue, Lawrence. Private, Lieut. Thomas Holland's detachment; engaged Jan. 23,
1778; discharged May 1, 1778; service, 3 mos. 9 days, under Maj. Gen. Heath;
detachment drafted to serve with guards on board prison-ship "Kingston" in
Boston harbor. Roll dated Boston, June 13, 1778. [See Lawrence Tardue and
Lawrence Tardon ]

Jarell, John, Shelburne. 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 John Gerrell and John Jerrill.]

Jauems, Samuel. Order on Paymaster, Col. Ezra Wood's regt., payable to Capt.
Noble, dated White Plains, Aug. 20, 1778, signed by said Jarems and others, for
wages due for service in Capt. Noble's co.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 725

Jareuld, James. Lieutenant; list of men drafted from Capt. Squire Millard's (2d
Warwick) co. Sept. 28 [year not given] .

Jaria, Jean. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for SuflFolk
Co., dated Boston, Oct. 12, 1777 ; Col. Crane's regt. [See Julian Jean.]

Jarom, Levi. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Cook's co.. Col. John Brown's (Berkshire Co.)
regt. ; enlisted Sept. 20, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 14, 1777 ; service, 24 days, at the
Northward.

Jarrums, Samuel. Private, Capt. Jesse Bradley's co., Col. John Brown's regt. ; en-
listed June 30, 1777; discharged July 26, 1777; service, 27 days, at the North-
ward; mileage home (100 miles) allowed.

Jarset, William, Sandwich. Private, Capt. Means's co., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's
regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 15, 1777, to Dec.
31, 1779; residence. Sandwich.

Jarvice, Enoch,' Marblehead. Capt. Francis Symonds's co., Col. John Glover's regt. ;
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Cambridge, Dec.
25, 1775.

Jarvice, John, 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, 6 days.

Jarvis, . [This name also appears under the form of Jarvice, Jervais, Jervas, Jer-

vice, Jervis, Jorvis.]

Jarvis, Bill. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Newell's co., Col. Symonds's regt. ; service, 21
days; company marched from Lanesborough to Manchester July 9, 1777, on an
alarm. Roll certified at Lanesborough.

Jarvis, Charles, Newbury (also given Newburyport). Private, Capt. Benjamin Per-
kins's CO., Col. Moses Little's (17th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1,1775; en-
listed June 8, 1775; service, 7 weeks 5 days; also, company return [probably
Oct., 1775] ; age, 36 yrs. ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money
dated Dec. 27, 1775; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from 2d Essex Co. regt., as returned by Maj. Ralph Cross; residence, New-
buryport; engaged for town of Newburyport; joined Capt. Moses Greenleaf's
CO., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also. Private, Capt. Gi-eenleaf's
CO., Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Feb. 15, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Newburyport; credited to town
of Newbury ; also, Capt. Greenleaf's co., Col. Francis's regt. ; subsistence allowed
from date of enlistment, Feb. 14, 1777, to time of arrival at Bennington ; credited
with 44 days allowance ; 260 miles travel allowed said Jarvis ; also, Capt. Green-
leaf's CO., Col. Tupper's regt.; return dated Jan. 25, 1778; residence, Newbury-
port; engaged for town of Newburyport; reported on command at Albanj-; also,
Capt. Abbott's co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descriptive list of men who
engaged for the war, dated Jan. 10, 1780; Capt. Nehemiah Emerson's co., 10th
Mass. regt.; age, 27 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, black; hair, black;
residence, Newburyport; engaged Nov. -, 1779, by Lieut. Col. Littlefield; also,
Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt.; service from Jan. 1, 1781, 12 mos.

Jarvis, Edward. Private, Capt. Solomon Higgins's (Eastham) co. ; enlisted July 15,
1775; discharged Dec. 31, 1775; service, 6 mos. 1 day, in defence of seacoast.

Jarvis, Edward. Petition dated Boston, Feb. 26, 1780, signed by [John] Welsh and
[Joseph] Whiting, of Boston, owners of the ship " Fortune " (privateer), asking
that said Jarvis be commissioned as commander of said vessel ; ordered in Council
Feb. 28, 1780, that a commission be issued.



726 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jarvis, Edwahd. Seaman, State ship "Tartar," commanded by Capt. John Cath-
cart; engaged Aug. 12, 1782; discharged Nov. 21, 1782; service, 3 mos. 9 days.
Roll sworn to at Boston.

Jakvis, Enoch, Marblehead (also given Lynn). Matross, Capt. Samuel Trevett's co.,
Col. Ilichard Gridley's regt. ; muster roll dated June 21, 1775; enlisted May 9,
177"); service, 1 mo. 15 days; a/so. Private, Capt. Francis Symonds's co.. Col.
John Glover's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 4, 1775; ser-
vice, 2 mos. 2 days.

Jarvis, Francis. Seaman, frigate " Boston," commanded by Capt. Samuel Tucker ;
engaged Feb. 17, 1779. Roll made up for advance pay for 1 month.

Jarvis, John, Newtown. List of prisoners brought the second trip from Rhode Island,
as returned by John Ayres, dated Boston, Jan. 23, 1777; said Jarvis, a Seaman,
reported as having been taken in the " Viper."

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

Jarvis, John. Certificate dated Cambridge, July 28, 1781, signed by said Jarvis, cer-
tifying that he was hired by Class No. 7 of the Northwest Precinct of Cambridge
to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years, agreeable to resolve of
Dec. 2, 1780, and received a bounty ; also, Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th)
regt.; service from Jan. 1, 1782, 12 mos.; also, Capt. Ebenezer Smith's co.,
Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (6th) regt. ; return for wages for Jan.-Dec., 1782; said
Jarvis credited with wages for 1 mo. ; reported transferred from 10th Mass. regt.

Jarvis, Joseph, New Britain. Capt. Stephen Pearl's co.. Col. Benjamin Ruggles
Woodbridge's (25th) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Jarvis and
others, dated Cambridge, June 26, 1775 ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; mus-
ter roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 10, 1775; service, 2 mos. 26 days; also,
company return dated Prospect Hill, Sept. 28, 1775.

Jarvis, Joseph. List of prisoners sent in the cartel " Swift " from Halifax to Boston
Nov. 9, 1777, as returned by Josiah Godfrey and B. Fox, Commissaries ; reported
a Prize Master.

Jarvis, Joseph. Private, Capt. William White's co., (late) Col. Brown's (Berkshire
Co.) regt.; enlisted July 18, 1780; discharged Oct. 22, 1780; service, 3 mos. 10
days, at Stone Arabia, N. Y., including 6 days (120 miles) travel home.

Jarvis, Joseph. Private, Capt. Asa Barns's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's regt.; ser-
vice, 7 days, at the Northward; company marched from Lanesborough Oct. 14,
1780; also, same co. and regt.; service, 5 days, on an alarm at the Northward;
company marched from Lanesborough Oct. 26, 1780.

Jarvis, Joseph. Surgeon's Mate, Col. Asa Barns's regt. ; pay roll of field and staff
officers made up for service from Oct. -, to Nov. -, 1781.

Jarvis, Nathaniel, Boston. List of men subscribing to regulations for formation
of an Independent co. to be raised in Boston ; officers of said Boston Inde-
pendent CO. commissioned in Council Dec. 7, 1776, Maj. Gen. John Hancock to
serve as Colonel, Col. Henry Jackson to serve as Lieutenant Colonel , also. Ser-
geant, Gen. John Hancock's (Independent) co. commanded by Lieut. Col. Henry
Jackson ; arrived at camp April 17, 1777 ; discharged May 5, 1777 ; service, 21^
days ; company marched from Boston to Rhode Island ; also. Captain, Col. Henry
Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 1, 1777, to
Oct. 27, 1778 ; also, same regt. ; return of officers for clothing, dated Boston, March
20, 1778; also, same regt.; pay rolls for June-Aug., 1778, dated Camp at Provi-
dence; also, same regt.; pay roll for Sept., 1778, dated Pawtuxet; also, return
dated Camp Providence, July 29, 1779, made by Col. Henry Jackson, of officers



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 727



Jarvis, Nathaniel, continued.

belonging to his regiment who resigned and received honorable discharges from
Generals Gates, Heath, and Sullivan ; said Jarvis, Captain, entered service Feb.
1, 1777, resigned Oct. 27, 1778, and received his discharge from Gen. Heath.



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