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raised in SuflFolk Co. for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at
Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, returned as received of Jonathan
Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778; engaged for town of
Bellingham; also, Capt. Amos Ellis's co., 4th Suffolk Co. regt. commanded by
Maj. Seth BuUard; enlisted July 27, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14
days ; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 27, 1780.

Holbrook, Amariah, Sturbridge. Private, Capt. Timothy Parker's co. of Minute-
men, Col. Warner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service,
6 days; also. Corporal, Capt. Adam Martin's co.. Col. Ebenezer Learned's regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos. 12 days;
also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; also. Private, Capt. Abel Mason's co..
Col. Jonathan Holman's regt. ; enlisted Dec. 10, 1776; discharged Dec. 28, 1776;
service, 22 days, at Providence, R. I. ; also. Corporal, Capt. (also given Lieut.)
Benjamin Freeman's co.. Col. Jonathan Holman's regt. ; engaged Sept. 26, 1777;
discharged Oct. 18, 1777; service, 30 days, in Northern department, including 8
days (160 miles) travel home ; company raised for 30 days service and marched
from Sturbridge Sept. 27, 1777, to reinforce Northern army under Gen. Gates.

Holbrook, Amariah. Private, Capt. Philip Ammidon's co.. Col. Dean's regt. ; en-
listed March 4, 1781; discharged March 18, 1781; service, 14 days, at Rhode
Island.



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HoLBROOK, Amaziah (also given Amzi), Bellingham. Private, Capt. Amos Ellis's
CO., 4th SufiTolk Co. regt. commanded bv Maj. Seth Bullard; enlisted July 27,
1780 ; discharged Aug. 7, 1780 ; service, 14 days ; company marched to Tiverton,
R. I., on the alarm of July 27, 1780; also, descriptive list of men raised agreeable
to resolve of June 30, 1781 ; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion, darli;
residence, Bellingham; said Holbrook detached from Capt. Metcalf's co. for 3
months from July 30, 1781; also, Private, Capt. John Lincoln's co., Col. Joseph
Webb's regt. ; marched to camp Aug. 20, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1781 ; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 22 days, including travel (210 miles) home ; company raised for 3
months.

Holbrook, Amos. Private, Capt. Joshua Lealand's co.. Col. Abner Perry's regt. ;
marched Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780;- service, 9 days; company
marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of July 28, 1780. Roll dated Sherburne.

Holbrook, Asa, Belchertown. Private, Capt. Elijah Dwight's co. ; pay abstract for
mileage to and from camp [year not given] ; mileage (166 miles) allowed said
Holbrook.

Holbrook, Asa, Bellingham. Private, Capt. Jesse Holbrook's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 4 days ; also, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co.. Col.
L. Robinson's regt. ; enlisted Jan. 27, 1776 ; service, 2 raos. 6 days ; regiment
raised in York and Suffolk counties; roll dated Roxbury ; also, certificate dated
Bellingham, Dec. 28, 1778, signed by the Selectmen, certifying that they had paid
bounty to said Holbrook and others who had been raised to serve for the town of
Bellingham, agreeable to resolve of June 12, 1778; also, Capt. Amos Ellis's co.,
4th Suffolk Co. regt. commanded by Maj. Seth Bullard; enlisted July 27, 1780;
discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days; company marched to Tiverton, R. I.,
on the alarm of July 27, 1780.

Holbrook, Asa. Private, Capt. Joseph Hooker's co., Lieut. Col. Samuel Williams's
regt.; enlisted Dec. 15, 1776; discharged March 18, 1777; service, 3 mos. 14 days,
including 11 days (220 miles) travel home. Roll dated Morristown.

Holbrook, Asa. Private, Capt. Thomas White's co., Maj. Edward Procter's detach-
ment of guards ; service from Dec. 10, 1777, to March 1, 1778, 2 mos. 22 days, at
Dorchester.

Holbrook, Asa. Capt. Tisdale's co., 3d Mass. regt.; Size roll made up for the year
1780; engaged for town of Bellingham; term, 6 months. [See Silas Holbrook.]

Holbrook, Asahel, Bellingham. Private, Capt. Jesse Holbrook's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2 days; also, Capt. Sabin Man's co.. Col.
Wheelock's regt. ; marched April 22, 1777 ; discharged May 10, 1777 ; service, 20
days ; company marched to Rhode Island ; roll dated Medfield ; also, Capt. Asa
Fairbanks's co.. Col. John Daggett's regt.; enlisted Aug. 26, 1778; discharged
Sept. 3, 1778; service, 9 days, at Rhode Island; roll sworn to at Wrentham.

Holbrook, Benjamin, Charlestown No. 4. Capt. Seth Murray's co., Col. Benjamin
Ruggles Woodbridge's (25th) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Hol-
brook and others, dated Cambridge, June 29, 1775 ; also. Private, same co. and
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 2, 1775; service, 3 mos. 7
days ; also, company return dated Prospect Hill, Sept. 30, 1775 ; also, order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Cambridge, Oct. 25, 1775.

Holbrook, Caleb, Mendon. List of men belonging to Capt. Nelson's co. and other
companies in Col. Wood's regt., who were mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster
Master for Worcester Co., to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9
months; engaged for town of Mendon; also, descriptive list of men raised in
Worcester Co. for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill,
agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, returned as received by Andrew Haskell, at
Leicester, June 2, 1778 ; Capt. Gershom Nelson's co.. Col. Ezra Wood's regt. ; age,



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HoLBROOK, Caleb, continued.

17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, light ; hair, light; eyes, light; residence,
Mendon ; engaged for town of Mendon ; also, list of men returned as received of
Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778 ; arrived at
Fishkill June 7, 1778.

HoLBEOOK, Daniel, Mendon. Private, Capt. Peter Penniman's co., Col. Wood's regt. ;
service from April 18, 1777, to May 7, 1777, 21 days; company marched for
defence of Rhode Island; also, Capt. Joshua Whitney's co., Col. Josiah Whit-
ney's regt. ; service from July 31, 1778, to Sept. 14, 1778, 1 mo. 18 days, at Rhode
Island; roll dated Worcester; also, Capt. Benjamin Read's co., Col. John Rand's
(Worcester Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 14, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 10, 1780 ; service,
3 mos. 7 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home; company raised to
reinforce Continental Army for 3 months and stationed at West Point; also, Capt.
Philip Ammidon's co.. Col. Dean's regt.; enlisted March 4, 1781; discharged
March 18, 1781 ; service, 14 days, at Rhode Island ; also, Capt. Reuben Davis's
CO., Col. Luke Drury's regt. ; detached July 17, 1781 ; marched July 25, 1781 ;
arrived at West Point Aug. 1, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 1, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 22
days, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home; residence, Mendon; enlisted for
town of Mendon ; enlistment, 3 months.

HoLBROOK, Daniel. Private, Capt. Samuel Fisher's co.. Col. Ephraim Wheelock's
regt.; service, 23 days; company ordered to march to Warwick, R. I., on the
alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; also, Capt. Samuel Fisher's co., Col. Ephraim Wheelock's
(Suffolk Co.) regt.; service, 1 mo. 3 days; company marched to Rhode Island
on the alarm of April 21, 1777.

Holbrook, Daniel. Pay roll for 6 months men who marched from the town of Wren-
tham to serve in the Continental Army during 1780; engaged June 13, 1780;
discharged Deo. 26, 1780 ; service, 6 mos. 14 days, including travel (220 miles)
home.

Holbrook, Darius, Mendon. Private, Capt. Gershom Nelson's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge and Roxbury ; service, 9 days ; also,
Capt. Samuel Cobb's co., Col. Joseph Read's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1,
1775; enlisted May 2, 1775; service, 3 mos. 7 days; also, company return dated
Roxbury Camp, Sept. 26, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in
money dated Roxbury, Dec. 27, 1775 ; also, list of men belonging to Capt. Ger-
shom Nelson's CO., dated July 19, 1776; also, Private, Lieut. Seth Thayer's co.,
3d Worcester Co. regt. ; enlisted Dec. 8, 1776 ; service, 7 days ; company marched
to Providence, R. I., under command of Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler on the alarm
of Dec. 8, 1776; also, list of men belonging to Capt. Nelson's co. and other com-
panies in Col. Wood's regt., who were mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster
Master for Worcester Co., to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9
months ; engaged for town of Mendon ; also, descriptive list of men raised in
Worcester Co. for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill,
agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, returned as received by Andrew Haskell,
at Leicester, June 2, 1778; Capt. Gershom Nelson's co.. Col. Ezra Wood's regt.;
age, 24 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark brown; eyes,
dark; residence, Mendon ; enlistedfor town of Mendon; rt/;¬Ђo, list of men returned
as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778 ;
arrived at Fishkill June 7, 1778; also. Private, Capt. Philip Ammidon's co., Col.
Dean's regt. ; enlisted March 4, 1781 ; discharged March 18, 1781 ; service, 14
days, at Rhode Island.

Holbrook, Datid, SherlDurne. Private, Capt. Caleb Brooks's co.. Col. Nicholas
Dike's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., dated Boston, Nov. 27, 1776 ;
44 miles travel allowed said Holbrook ; also, Capt. Amos Perry's co.. Col. Haws's
regt.; enlisted July 28, 1778; discharged Sept. 12, 1778; service, 1 mo. 17 days,
at Rhode Island.



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HoLBROOK, David, Wellfleet. Private, Capt. Winslow Lewis's co. ; pay abstract for
mileage to and from camp at Cambridge, dated Jan. 13, 1776 ; mileage (216 miles)
allowed said Holbrook.

HoLBROOK, David, Wrentham. Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Fisher's co., Col. Ephraim
Wheelock's regt. ; service, 23 days; company ordered to march to Warwick,
R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; also, Capt. Samuel Fisher's co., Maj. Met-
calf's regt. ; account of rations due officers belonging to said regiment for service
at Warwick, R. I., in Dec, 1776 ; said Holbrook credited with 23 days allowance ;
also, list of men raised in Suifolk Co. for Continental service, as returned by Maj.
Metcalf , of Col. Wheelock's regt. ; terra, 3 years ; also, list of men raised to serve
in the Continental Army from 1st Wrentham co., Col. Benjamin Hawes's (4th)
regt., Suffolk Co. brigade, as returned by Capt. Samuel Fisher; residence,
Wrentham; engaged for town of Wrentham; joined Capt. Knap's co.. Col.
Shepard's regt. ; term, during war; a/so. Lieutenant, Col. Shepard's regt.; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also,
same regt. ; order for clothing dated Camp Valley Forge, May 1, 1778, signed by
said Holbrook and others, payable to Capt. Moses Knap; also, Capt. Moses
Knap's CO., Col. William Shepard's (3d) regt.; muster rolls for Oct. and Nov.,
1778, dated Providence; also, Maj. Lebbeus Ball's co.. Col. William Shepard's
(3d) regt.; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Camp at Providence;
appointed Jan. 1, 1777; also, Col. AVilliam Shepard's (4th) regt.; return of
officers for clothing, dated Salem, Aug. 28, 1779; also, Captain, Col. Shepard's
regt.; Continental Array pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31,
1780 ; reported as serving 3^ mos. as Lieutenant, 8.^ mos. as Captain ; also. Captain,
Col. Shepard's (4th) regt.; list of officers promoted in the Continental Army;
commissioned July 18, 1780 ; also. Captain, 4th Mass. regt.. Gen. Glover's brigade ;
list of officers, dated Boston, Dec. 14, 1780 ; also, Col. Shepard's (4th) regt. ; mus-
ter roll for May, 1781, dated West Point; appointed April 14, 1780; reported on
furlough ; also. Captain, 7th co., Col. Shepard's regt. ; muster rolls for June-
Sept., 1781 ; also, returns of effectives dated Carap Peekskill, Aug. 31, and Camp
Continental Village, Sept. 21, 1781; also, muster rolls for Oct., 1781-Jan., 1782,
dated York Hutts; also, muster roll for Feb., 1782, dated Hutts; also, returns of
effectives, dated Cantonment 1st brigade, Feb. 22, and March 1, 1782; reported
on furlough in Massachusetts from Jan. 19, 1782, by leave of Gen. Patterson;
also, 4th Mass. regt., 1st brigade; return for March, 1782; also, 1th co.. Col.
Shepard's regt. ; returns of effectives, dated Cantonment 1st brigade, March 8,
and April 12, 1782; also, return of effectives, dated Verplanck's Point, Sept. 13,
1782; reported attending general court martial; also, return of effectives, dated
Verplanck's Point, Oct. 11, 1782; reported acting as Quartermaster General of
fatigue; also, 4th Mass. regt. commanded by Col. Henry Jackson; returns of
effectives, dated Feb. 14, and Feb. 21, 1783; reported on duty at the Lines; also,
return of effectives, dated Cantonment, April 18, 1783 ; reported sick in camp.

Holbrook, David. Private, Capt. Moses French's co., Col. Joseph Palmer's regt.;
service, 2 days ; company assembled at Braintree March 4, 1776.

Holbrook, David. Sailor, sloop " Martha," commanded by Capt. Nathaniel Stone,
bound on voyage to North Carolina; portage bill dated Boston, Jan. 23, 1777;
shipped Dec. 25, 1776.

Holbrook, David. Private, Capt. Abel Mason's co.. Col. Jonathan Holman's regt. ;
enlisted Dec. 26, 1776; discharged Jan. 20, 1777; service, 29 days, at Providence,
R. I.

Holbrook, David. Private, Capt. Enos Parker's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's regt. ;
enlisted July 1, 1777; discharged July 11, 1777; service, 11 days; regiment de-
tached from Berkshire Co. militia to reinforce Continental Army at Ticonderoga;
also, same co. and regt. ; enlisted Aug. 14, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 19, 1777 ; ser-



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HoLBROOK, David, continued.

vice, 6 days; regiment detached from Berkshire Co. militia to reinforce army at
Bennington ; also, descriptive list of men raised in Berkshire Co. in 1779 to serve
in the Continental Army; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 11 in.; complexion, dark;
engaged for town of Adams ; delivered to Ensign Clarke ; also, Sergeant Major,
Capt. Samuel Clark's co., in a detachment from Col. Barnabas Sears's regt. ;
engaged July 18, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 2, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 21 days, " up
the Mohawk River," including 5 days (100 miles) travel home; company raised
for 3 months ; roll sworn to in Berkshire Co.

HoLBROOK, David, Jr. Private, Capt. Moses French's co.. Col. Jonathan Bass's
regt.; service, 4 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.

HoLBRooK, David, Jr. Adjutant, Col. Ebenezer Thayer, 3d's (5th Suffolk Co.) regt.
of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen in said regiment, dated Braintree, July 8,
1777; ordered in Council July 17, 1777, that said officers be commissioned; re-
ported commissioned July 17, 1777.

HoLBROOK, David, Jr. Private, Capt. Eliphalet Sawen's co., Col. William Mcintosh's
regt.; enlisted March 25, 1778; discharged April 7, 1778; service, 13 days, with
guards at Roxbury.

HoLBROOK, Ebenezer, Andover. Corporal, Capt. Benjamin Ames's co.. Col. James
Frye's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 7 days ; also,
Sergeant, Capt. Benjamin Ames's co.. Col. James Frye's regt. ; return of men in
camp at Cambridge, dated May 17, 1775 ; also, Corporal, same co. and regt. ; com-
pany return dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in
money dated Camp at Boston, Dec. 13, 1775.

HoLBROOK, Ebenezer, Braintree. Private, Capt. Luke Howell's co.. Col. Nathan
Tyler's regt.; enlisted July 13, 1779; service to Dec. 1, 1779, 4 mos. 18 days, at
Rhode Island; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 20
days service at Rhode Island; residence, Braintree.

HoLBROOK, Ebenezer. Petition addressed to the General Court, dated Concord, Sept.
30, 1777, signed bj' said Holbrook and others who were drafted to guard Conti-
nental stores at Little Cambridge, Concord, Sudbury, etc., under Capt. Isaac
Woods, asking for additional wages; petition endorsed " Leave to withdraw."

HoLBRooK, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Abner Crane's co. ; enlisted Feb. 2, 1779; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 2 days ; company served until May 4, 1779, with guards at Boston.

Holbrook, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Lieut. William Burbeck's co. ; enlisted Jan. 8,
1780; service to Oct. 24, 1781, 21 mos. 18 days; company raised for defence of
Castle and Governor's Islands and commanded by His Excellency John Han-
cock ; roll sworn to at Boston ; also, Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. ; service from
Oct. 25, 1781, to date of discharge, Jan. 7, 1783, 14 mos. 14 days; company raised
for defence of Castle and Governor's Islands ; roll sworn to at Boston ; also, same
CO.; pay rolls for service from June 25, 1786, to Jan. 25, 1787, at the Castle.

HoLBROOK, Eleazer. Private, Capt. Benjamin Flagg's co. of Minute-men, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 7 days.

Holbrook, Eli, Sturbridge. Private, Capt. Timothy Parker's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Warner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 14
days; also, Capt. (also given Lieut.) Benjamin Freeman's co., Col. Jonathan
Holman's regt.; enlisted 'Sept. 26, 1777; discharged Oct. 18, 1777; service, 30
days, in Northern department, including 8 days (160 miles) travel home ; company
raised for 30 days service and marched from Sturbridge Sept. 27, 1777, to rein-
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HoLBROOK, Elias, Westcm (Warren) , also given Sturbridge. Private, Capt. Josiah
Putnam's co., Col. Jedediah Foster's regt., which marched April 21, 1775, in
response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury ; service, 8 da}'3 ; also, Capt.
Adam Martin's co., Col. Ebenezer Learned's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1,
1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos. 12 days; also, company return
dated Oct. 7, 1775.

HoLBROoK, Elihu (also given Elisha). Private, Capt. Ezekiel Plimpton's co., Col.
Hawes's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 25, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 28, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 7
days, at Rhode Island; roll dated Medfield; also, list of men mustered for Col.
John Robinson's regt. subsequent to Sept. 16 [year not given, probably 1777] , by
James Leonard, Muster Master for Bristol Co.; Capt. Abner Crane's co. ; also.
Drummer, Capt. John Boyd's co.. Col. John Dagget's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 24,
1778; discharged Sept. 3, 1778; service, 11 da.ys, at Rhode Island; also, descrip-
tive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 6 months,
agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commis-
sioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 14, 1780; age, 20 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion, light; engaged for town of Wrentham ; marched
to camp July 14, 1780, under command of Capt. Hancock; also, 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; also, pay roll
for 6 months men who marched from the town of Wrentham to serve in the
Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780 ; engaged June 13, 1780 ;
discharged Jan. 5, 1781 ; service, 6 mos. 23 days, including travel (220 miles)
home.

HoLBROOK, Elijah, Bellingham. Private, Capt. Samuel Cobb's co.. Col. Joseph
Read's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 29, 1775; service, 3
mos. 10 days; also, company return dated Roxbury Camp, Sept. 26, 1775; also,
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Nov. 6, 1775 ; also. Pri-
vate, Capt. Amos Ellis's co.. Col. Benjamin Hawse's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 25,
1777 ; service to Oct. 31, 1777, 1 mo. 7 days, at Little Compton, R. I. ; also, same
CO. and regt. ; enlisted July 26, 1778 ; discharged Aug. 23, 1778 ; service, 29 days,
at Rhode Island.

HoLBROOK, Elijah. Quarter Master, Col. Benjamin Hawes's regt.; entered service
July 26, 1778; discharged Sept. 12, 1778; service, 1 mo. 18 days; regiment
marched to Rhode Island. Roll dated Wrentham.

HoLBROOK, Elijah. Private, Capt. Abel Mason's co.. Col. Jonathan Holman's regt.;
enlisted Dec. 10, 1776 ; discharged Jan. 20, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 14 days, at Provi-
dence, R. I. ; also, Capt. Joseph Sibley's co., Col. Danforth Keyes's rqgt. ; enlisted
July 8, 1777; enlistment, 6 months from July 1, 1777; roll dated Providence;
also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated North Kingston, Dec. 3, 1777 ; also,
same co. and regt. ; return of men stationed at North Kingston Dec. 8, 1777, dated
Sturbridge; also, same co. and regt.; service from Dec. 1, 1777, to Jan. 3, 1778,
1 mo. 3 days, at Rhode Island, including travel home; roll dated Providence;
also, Capt. Abel Mason's co.. Col. Jacob Davis's regt.; enlisted July 30, 1780;
discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 13 days, including travel home; company
marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm.

HoLBROoK, Eliphalet, Wellflect. Private, Capt. Winslow Lewis's co. ; pay abstract
for mileage to and from camp at Cambridge, dated Jan. 13, 1776 ; mileage (216
miles) allowed said Holbrook.

HoLBROOK, Elisha, Wellfleet. Private, Capt. AVinslow Lewis's co. ; pay abstract for
mileage to and from camp at Cambridge, dated Jan. 13, 1776 ; mileage (216 miles)
allowed said Holbrook ; also. Gunner, Capt. John Gill's (6th) co.. Col. Thomas
Crafts's (Artillery) regt.; abstract for advance pay, etc., sworn to at Boston,
June 8, 1776; mileage (102 miles) allowed said Holbrook; also, same co. and



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HoLBROOK, Elisha, continued.

regt. ; engaged May 9, 1776; service to Nov. 1, 1776, 5 mos. 24 days; also, Bom-
bardier, same co. and regt.; service from Feb. 1, 1777, to May 8, 1777, 3 mos.
7 days.

HoLBEOoK, Elisha, "Weymouth. Private, Capt. Joseph Trufant's (Independent) co. ;
enlisted May 9, 1775; service, 8 mos.; also, Capt. Joseph Trufant's co.. Gen.
Spencer's brigade ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Wey-
mouth, Dec. 19, 1775, payable to John Solomon Lovell ; also, Private, Capt. Joseph
Trufant's (Independent) co. ; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776; service, 1 mo.; company sta-
tioned at Weymouth for defence of seacoast ; also, same co. ; enlisted April 8,
1776 ; service, 21 days ; company stationed at Weymouth for defence of seacoast;
also, Capt. Thomas Nash's co., Col. David Cushing's regt.; service, 3 days, in
Aug., 1777, at Hull; also, Capt. Samuel Ward's co., Lieut. Col. Symms's detach-
ment of guards ; enlisted March 9, 1778 ; discharged April 26, 1778 ; service, 1 mo.
19 days, under Maj. Gen. Heath at Boston and Dorchester; also. Corporal, Capt.
Benjamin Beal's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards; muster roll dated
Boston, Aug. 14, 1778; engagement, 6 months, to expire Jan. 1, 1779; also, same
CO. and regt. ; engaged July 20, 1778 ; discharged Dec. 13, 1778 ; service, 4 mos.
28 days ; company drafted in July, 1778, to guard stores and troops of convention
at Boston ; also, pay roll for 6 months men belonging to the town of Weymouth
raised for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched July 1, 1780;
discharged Dec. 17, 1780 ; service, 5 mos. 28 days, travel (230 miles) included ;
reported entered at Boston into Col. Crane's (Artillery) regt.

HoLBROOK, EzEKiEL. List of men drafted to serve in the Continental Army to the
credit of the town of Wellfleet, but who paid fines in lieu of service, as returned
by AVinslow Lewis, Chairman of Selectmen and Committee of Wellfleet, to Joseph
Otis, Brigadier of Barnstable Co., Sept. 8, 1777.

HoLBROOK, EzEKiEL. Private, Capt. Amos Ellis's co., Col. Benjamin Hawse's regt.;
enlisted Sept. 25, 1777 ; service to Oct. 31, 1777, 1 mo. 7 days, at Little Compton,
R. I. Roll dated Bellingham.

HoLBRooK, Ezra, Petersham. Private, Capt. William Henry's co. ; enlisted Oct. 5,
1779 ; discharged Nov. 10, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 10 days, at Castle and Governor's
Islands, including travel home ; company raised in Worcester Co.

HoLBROOK, Henry, Bellingham. Private, Capt. Jesse Holbrook's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 9 days; also, Capt. Samuel Cobb's co..
Col. Joseph Read's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 9, 1775;
service, 3 mos. ; also, company return dated Roxbury Camp, Sept. 26, 1775 ; also,
ord'cr for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Nov. 6, 1775 ; also. Private,
Capt. Jesse Holbrook's co.. Col. Wheelock's regt.; service, 7 days; company
marched from Bellingham to Warwick, R. I., Dec. 8, 1776, on an alarm.

HoLBROOK, Hexrt. Private, Capt. Joseph Lovell's (Independent) co. drafted from



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