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4th regt. when at Warwick, R. I., Dec. 29, 1776; service, 22 days. Roll dated
Medway and endorsed " Comp'y of ye 4th Regt. that tarried at Providence."

HoLBROOK, Henry. Private, Capt. Samuel Fisher's co.. Col. Ephraim Wheelock's
regt.; service, 4 days; company ordered to march to Warwicli, R. I., on the
alarm of Dec. 8, 1776 ; also, Capt. Samuel Fisher's co.. Col. Ephraim Wheelock's
(Suffolk Co.) regt. ; service, 26 days ; company marched to Rhode Island on the
alarm of April 21, 1777.

Holbrook, Henry. 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; also, same co. and regt.; enlisted July 26, 1778;
discharged Aug. 16, 1778 ; service, 22 days, at Rhode Island.



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HOLBROOK, Henry. Private, Capt. Adam Peters's co., Maj. Seth Bullard's reirt. ;
marched Aug. 3, 1780; arrived at camp Aug. 5, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780;
service, 7 days, at Rhode Island by order of Maj. Gen. Heath on an alarm.

HoLBRooK, Henry. Private, Capt. Nathan Thayer's co.. Col. Ebenezer Thayer's
(Suffolk Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 9, 1780; service, 3
mos. 6 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home ; company raised to
reinforce Continental Army for 3 months and stationed at West Point ; also, list
of men belonging to Capt. Nathan Thayer's co., who had not received pay for
3 mos. service in the Continental Army agreeable to resolve of March 3 [year not
given] ; wages of said Holbrook and others to be paid to the town of Wrentham
by agreement.

Holbrook, Ichabod, Jr., Braintree. Sergeant, Capt. John Vinton's (Braintree) co. of
grenadiers. Col. Benjamin Lincoln's regt., which assembled April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 3 days; also, Capt. John Vinton's co. of Minute-men, Col. Benjamin Lin-
coln's regt., which assembled April 29, 1775; service, 3 days; also, Capt. John
Vinton's (Independent) co.; muster roll dated Jan. -, 1776; enlisted May 3,
1775 ; service, 8 mos. 18 days ; also, official record of a ballot by the House of
Representatives, dated iVug. 12, 1777; said Holbrook chosen Adjutant, 5th Suf-
folk Co. regt. of Mass. militia; appointment concurred in by Council Aug. 12,
1777.

Holbrook, Jacob, Wrentham. Private, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co.. Col. L. Robin-
son's regt.; enlisted Jan. 29, 1776; service, 2 mos. 4 days; regiment raised in
York and Suffolk counties ; roll dated Roxbury ; also, Capt. Samuel Fisher's co..
Col. Ephraim Wheelock's regt.; service, 23 daj^s; company ordered to march to
Warwick, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; also, 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, Capt. John Bacon's
CO., Col. Ebenezer Thayer's (Suffolk Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 25, 1780 ; discharged
Oct. 30, 1780; service, 3 mos. 9 days; company raised to reinforce Continental
Army for 3 months and stationed at Rhode Island.

Holbrook, James, Braintree. Private, Capt. John Vinton's (Braintree) co. of grena-
diers. Col. Benjamin Lincoln's regt., which assembled April 19, 1775; service, 3
days; also, Capt. Moses French's co.. Col. Joseph Palmer's regt.; service, 15
days; company assembled at Braintree March 4, 1776; also, Capt. Moses French's
CO., Col. Jonathan Bass's regt.; service, 2 days; company assembled at Brain-
tree June 13, 1776, upon orders to march to Hough's Neck, and June 24, 1776, upon
orders to march to Nantasket.

Holbrook, James, Wrentham. Private, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co.. Col. L. Robinson's
regt.; enlisted Jan. 29, 1776; service, 2 mos. 4 days; regiment raised in Suffolk
and York counties ; roll dated Roxbury ; also, Capt. Lewis Whiting's co.. Col.
Wheelock's regt. ; copy of a company return dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Aug.
27, 1776; age, 23 (also given 21) yrs. ; also. Corporal, Capt. Ezekiel Plimpton's
CO., Col. Benjamin Hawes's regt. ; engaged Sept. 25, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 28,
1777 ; service, 1 mo. 7 days, on a secret expedition to Rhode Island ; roll dated
Medfield.

Holbrook, James. Private, Capt. Walter McFarland's co., Col. Cyprian Howe's (Mid-
dlesex Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 24, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1780 ; service, 3 mos.
10 days ; company raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months and sta-
tioned at Rhode Island.

Holbrook, James, Jr. Copy of an enlistment agreement dated July 2, 1776, signed
by said Holbrook and others, engaging themselves to serve until Dec. 1, 1776,
unless sooner discharged, to furnish themselves with blankets, firearms, etc., and
to march with despatch to join the Northern army; enlisted July 16, 1776.



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HoLBROOK, Jerejiiah. Capt. Thomas Uram's co. of artificers ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779 ; term, 3 years.

HoLBRooK, Jesse, Bellingham. Ensign, Capt. Joseph Daniels's co., Col. Ephraim
Wheelock's regt. ; return of officers, dated Ticonderoga, Oct. 11, 1776; also, Col.
Ephraim Wheeloclc's regt. ; return of effectives, dated Headquarters, Ticonderoga,
Nov. 9, 1776; reported discharged Nov. 6 (also given Nov. 5), 1776.

HoLBRooK, Jesse, Bellingham. Captain of a company which marched on the alarm of
April 19, 1775; service, 9 days; also, Captain, 5th co.. Col. Ephraim Wheelock's
(4th Suffolk Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen in said regiment,
as returned by Col. Wheelock and others, field officers, dated Wrentham, April
8, 1776 ; ordered in Council April 23, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; re-
ported commissioned April 21, 1776 ; also, Captain, Col. Wheelock's regt. ; ser-
vice, 21 days; company marched from Bellingham to Warwick, R. I., Dec. 8,
1776, on an alarm; also, account of rations due officers belonging to Maj. Met-
calf's regt. for service at Warwick, R. I., in Dec, 1776; said Holbrook credited
with 12 days allowance.

Holbrook, Johx, Framingham. Private, Capt. Simon Edgel's (Framingham) co.,
Col. Wyllyes's regt. ; abstract for mileage to and from camp, dated Jan. 14, 1776 ;
mileage (44 miles) allowed said Holbrook ; company stationed at Roxbury ; also,
Capt. Henry Prentiss's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's regt.; abstract for advance
pay, etc., sworn to at Boston, June 17, 1776; also, same co. and regt. ; enlisted
Sept. 15, 1776 ; service to Dec. 1, 1776, 2 mos. 17 days ; also, Capt. Joseph Winch's
CO., Col. Samuel Bullard's regt.; enlisted Aug. 16, 1777; discharged Nov. 29,
1777; service, 3 mos. 25 days, in Northern department, including 11 days (220
miles) travel home.

Holbrook, John, Hardwick. Private, Capt. Edmund Hodges'sco., Col. Josiah Whit-
ney's regt. ; enlisted May 5, 1777 ; discharged July 6, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 9 days,
travel included, at Rhode Island.

Holbrook, John, Petersham. Receipt dated Petersham, July 2, 1778, signed by said
Holbrook and others, for bounties paid them by the Selectmen to serve in the
Continental Army at Rhode Island for 6 months ; receipt endorsed " the Receipt
of the Bounty of the Providence men ; " also. Private, Capt. Elisha Jackson's co. ;
enlisted June 30, 1778 [service not given] ; roll dated Middleton, R. I. ; also, Capt.
Benjamin Edgell's co.. Col. John Jacobs's regt.; enlisted June 30, 1778; service,
6 mos. 7 days, including travel (100 miles) home; enlistment to expire Jan. 1,
1779; also, same co. and regt.; muster rolls dated Freetown, Sept. 13, and Oct.
18, 1778; also, list of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for
Worcester Co., to serve at Rhode Island until Jan. 1, 1780 ; Capt. Howe's co.. Col.
Grout's regt. ; engaged for town of Petersham ; mustered Aug. 3, 1779.

Holbrook, John, Uxbridge. Private, Capt. Samuel Read's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 9 days ; also, Capt. Samuel Read's co., in a
regiment commanded by Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler; service, 1 mo. 7 days; com-
pany marched to Providence, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776, and served until
Jan. 21, 1777; roll dated Camp at Providence; also, Capt. Bezaleel Taft's (9th)
CO., Col. Nathan Tyler's (3d Worcester Co.) regt.; enlisted July 28, 1780; dis-
charged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days, travel included; company marched to
Tiverton, R.I., on the alarm of July 27, 1780; also, receipt dated Uxbridge, April
25, 1781, for money paid said Holbrook and others by Edward Seagraves, on
behalf of Capt. Bezaleel Taft, as part of the wages due them for service on the
alarm at Tiverton in July, 1780; also, receipt given to [Capt.] Bezaleel Taft,
dated Uxbridge, Feb. 8, 1786, signed by said Holbrook, for wages for service on
an alarm at Tiverton, R. I., in 1780.

Holbrook, John. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Newell's co.. Col. Danforth Keyes's regt.;
enlisted July 10, 1777 ; enlistment, 6 months from July 1, 1777 ; roll dated Provi-



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HoLBiiooK, John, conthiued.

dence, Dec. 22, 1777 ; also, same co. and regt. ; bounty allowed for service from
3 months after date of enlistment, July 10, 1777, to Jan. 4, 1778, 2 mos. 25 days
at Rhode Island.

HoLBROOK, John. Private, Capt. Ezekiel Plimpton's co.. Col. Brooks's regt.; muster
roll dated Dec. 3, 1777 ; enlisted Nov. 10, 1777 ; company stationed at Cambridge ;
also, Corporal, Capt. Moses Adams's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. of guards;
joined Nov. 10, 1777; service to April 3, 1778, 4 mos. 23 days, at Cambridge;
reported promoted to Corporal Dec. 4, 1777 ; also, order on Capt. Adams for wages,
dated Stoughton, March 23, 1778, signed by said Holbrook, payable to Isaac
Jordon.

Holbrook, John. Receipt dated Cambridge, Feb. 21, 1778, for wages for service to
Feb. 3, 1778, signed by said Holbrook and others belonging to Capt. John Wal-
ton's CO., said wages having been granted by the State as a bounty for service as
guards; also, receipt given to Capt. John Walton, dated Cambridge, April 6,
1778, signed by said Holbrook and others, for wages granted by the State as a
bounty.

Holbrook, John. 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, John. Corporal, Capt. Benjamin Lapham's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's
regt.; muster roll dated May 9, 1778; enlisted April 3, 1778; enlistment, 3
months from April 2, 1778; also, same co. and regt.; engaged April 3, 1778;
service to July 3, 1778, 3 mos., with guards at Cambridge.

Holbrook, John. List of prisoners sent in the cartel " Swift " from Halifax to Boston
Sept. 30, 1778, to be exchanged for British prisoners, as returned by Thomas
Baildon, Commissary of Prisoners ; reported a Seaman.

Holbrook, John. Sergeant in command of a detachment of guards, Col. Benjamin
Gill's regt.; engaged Sept. 7, 1778; discharged Nov. 24, 1778; service, 2 mos. 17
days, at Blue Hills.

Holbrook, John. Private, Capt. Samuel Holden's co.. Col. Ebenezer Thayer's (Suf-
folk Co.) regt. ; enlisted Aug. 2, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1780 ; service, 3 mos.
1 day ; regiment raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 mouths.

Holbrook, John. Private, Capt. Daniel Fisher's (Dedham) co. ; marched Oct. 7,
1782; discharged Oct. 24, 1782; service, 20 days; company detached for service
under Maj. Job Cushing at Hull. Roll sworn to at Dedham.

Holbrook, John, Jr. Sergeant, Capt. Thomas White's co.. Col. Joseph Palmer's
regt. ; service, 15 days ; company assembled March 4, 1776, marched to Dorches-
ter, and served there and at other places between that date and May 1, 1776 ; also,
Capt. Samuel Holbrook's co., Col. Bass's regt. ; service, 3 days ; company assem-
bled June 14, 1776, and marched from Middle Precinct in Braintree to HofiF's
(Hough's) Neck and Hull; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Silas Wild's (5th) co..
Col. Ebenezer Thayer, 3d's (5th SufiFolk Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of ofScers
chosen in said regiment, dated Braintree, July 8, 1777; ordered in Council July
17, 1777, that said officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned July 17, 1777.

Holbrook, Jonathan, Braintree. Sergeant, Capt. Silas Wild's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Benjamin Lincoln's regt., which assembled April 19, 1775; service, 9 days; also,
Sergeant, in a Braintree co. of Minute-men commanded by Capt. Stephen Penni-
man in room of Capt. Silas Wild; service from April 28, 1775, to May 5, 1775, 7
days ; also, Capt. Moses French's co., Col. Joseph Palmer's regt. ; service, 15 days ;
company assembled at Braintree March 4, 1776 ; also, Capt. Moses French's co.,



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HoLBROOK, JoNATHAx, continued.

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 2i, 1776, upon
orders to march to Nantasket.

HoLBROOK, Jonathan, Medway. 1st Lieutenant (also given 2d Lieutenant), Capt.
Ephraim Chenery's co.. Col. Joseph Read's regt. ; list of militia officers and men
who joined regiment at Roxbury Camp about Dec. 10, 1775, certified in Camp at
Roxbury, Jan. 29, 1776 ; ordered in Council Feb. 9, 1776, that said officers be com-
missioned; reported commissioned Jan. 30, 1776; company raised in Medfleld,
Medway, and Walpole; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co., Col.
Lemuel Robinson's regt. ; engaged Jan. 29, 1776; service, 2 mos. 4 days; regiment
raised in Suffolk and York counties ; roll dated Roxbury ; also, same co. ; list of
commissioned officers of Col. Robinson's regt., endorsed "till 1st of April 1776 ; "
also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Moses Adams's 9th (also given 6th) co.. Col. Ephraim
Wheelock's (-Ith Suffolk Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen in said
regiment, as returned by Col. Wheelock and others, field officers, dated Wrentham,
April 8, 1776 ; ordered in Council April 23, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ;
reported commissioned April 21, 1776 ; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Cowel's
CO., Col. Willard's regt. ; list of officers appointed to command a company raised
in Dedham, Needham, Roxbury, Medfield, Wrentham, Brookline, Stoughton,
Medway, Walpole, Bellingham, Milton, and Stoughtonham, for service at Canada ;
said company marched for Bennington Aug. 29, 1776; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt.
Moses Adams's co. (co. of West Precinct in Medway), 4th Suffolk Co. regt. of
Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned Sept. 27, 1777; also. Lieutenant;
list of men returned by a committee of the town of Medway April 13, 1778, as
having rendered service at various times subsequent to April 19, 1775 ; also, Capt.
Moses Adams's co., 4th Suffolk Co. regt. commanded by Maj. Seth Bullard;
entered service July 28, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 7, 1780 ; service, 13 days ; company
marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 28, 1780; also, return dated
Medfield, March 2, 1781, of detachments made from Col. Seth BuUard's regt. by
order of His Excellency John Hancock of Feb. 28, 1781, to march to Tiverton,
R. I., and there serve for a term not exceeding 40 days, under Capt. Samuel
Fisher and Capt. Amos Ellis ; said Holbrook reported as Lieutenant of the com-
pany made up to serve under Capt. Amos Ellis, of Bellingham ; also reported as
having refused to serve.

Holbrook, Jonathan, Mendou. List of men from Col. Wood's regt., mustered by
Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co., to serve at Rhode Island
[year not given] ; Capt. Nelson's co.; engaged for town of Mendon; a^so, Pri-
vate, Capt. Samuel Hamant's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt. ; enlisted June 22,
1778; service at Rhode Island; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779; roll dated
Middleton; also, Capt. William Henry's co. ; enlisted Oct. 6, 1779; discharged
Nov. 10, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 7 days, at Castle and Governor's Islands ; company
raised in Worcester Co.; 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 rein-
force Continental Army for 3 months and stationed at West Point.

Holbrook, Jonathan, Sherburne. Corporal, Capt. Benjamin Bullard's co., Col.
Jonathan Brewer's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 24, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 9 days; aZso, company return dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775;
also. Private, Capt. Aaron Gardner's co.. Col. Brooks's regt.; company return
endorsed "1776;" said Holbrook reported as having lost his gun in battle, also
being sick and in the country.

Holbrook, Jonathan, 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.



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HoLBROOK, Jonathan, Wrentham. Sergeant, Capt. John Boyd's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Greaton's regt., which assembled and marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775 ; service, 7 days.

HoLBROOK, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Larrabee's co. ; enlisted July 9, 1775;
service, 6 mos. 7 days, on seacoast in Cumberland Co.

HoLBROoK, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Josiah Fuller's co.. Col. Wheelock's regt.; ser-
vice, 3 days; company marched from Medway to Warwick, R. I., on the alarm
of Dec. 8, 1776.

HoLBROOK, Joseph, Bellingham. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Battle's co.. Col. Jonathan
Titcomb's regt. ; service from May 8, 1777, to July 8, 1777, 61 days, at Providence,
R. I.; also, 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.

HoLBROOK, Joseph, Wrentham. Sergeant, Capt. Perez Cushing's co. ; return for mile-
age from home to camp at Boston where company joined Col. Thomas Crafts's
(Artillery) regt., sworn to at Boston, Dec. 7, 1776; also, Capt. Asa Fairbanks's
CO., Col. John Daggett's regt. ; entered service Aug. 26, 1778; discharged Sept. 3,
1778; service, 9 days, at Rhode Island.

HOLBROOK, Joshua, Sherburne. Private, Capt. Benjamin BuUard's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Peirce's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 15
days.

HoLBROoK, Joshua. Private, Capt. Joshua Lealand's co., Col. Abner Perry's regt. ;
marched July 30, 1780; discharged July 31, 1780; service, 4 days, including 3
days (60 miles) travel home ; company marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of
July 28, 1780. Roll dated Sherburne.

HoLBROOK, Josiah, Grafton. Private, Capt. Manasseh Sawyer's co., Col. Nicholas
Dike's regt. ; pay abstract for mileage from home to Dorchester Heights ; warrant
allowed in Council Sept. 13, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for travel
allowance, etc., home, dated Dorchester Heights, Nov. 30, 1776; said Holbrook
credited with allowance for 2 days (44 miles) ; also, Capt. Moses Harrington's
CO., Col. Dike's regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 1,
1776; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777; also, Capt. Joseph Warrin's
CO.; enlisted Aug. 21, 1777; discharged Aug. 26, 1777; service, 5 days, under
Lieut. Col. Wheelock in Northern department; company marched to Bennington
on an alarm; also, Capt. Edmund Brigham's co.. Col. Job Cushing's regt.;
enlisted Sept. 12, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 18 days, with Northern army (also given
at the Westward) ; company marched from Grafton ; also, receipt given to Capt.
Edmund Brigham, dated Grafton, May 6, 1778, signed by Lieut. Philemon
Stacey, for wages due said Holbrook and others for service with Capt. Brigham
in 1777.

Holbrook, Josiah, Scituate. Private, Capt. Samuel Stockbridge's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Bailey's regt., which marched on the alarm of April'19, 1775; service, 21
days; also, Capt. Samuel Stockbridge's co.. Gen. John Thomas's regt.; muster
roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 10, 1775; service, 2 mos., 3 weeks, 6 days;
also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equiva-
lent in money dated Camp at Roxbury, Jan. 5, 1776; also, list of men raised to
serve in the Continental Army from 2d Plymouth Co. regt. ; residence, Scituate;
engaged for town of Scituate; term to expire Jan. 10, 1778.

Holbrook, Josiah, 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. Sylvanus Walker's co.. Col. Timothy Danielson's regt. ; muster
roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 5, 1775; service, 3 mos. 4 days; also,
company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat or its equiva-



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HoLBROOK, JosiAH, continued.

lent in money dated Camp at Roxbury, Nov. 6, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Abel
Mason's eo., Col. Jonathan Holman's regt. ; enlisted Dec. 10, 1776 ; discharged
Dec. 22, 1776; service, 16 days; company stationed at Providence, R. I.

HoLBROOK, JosiAH. Private, Capt. Samuel Ward's co.. Col. Solomon Lovell's regt. ;
service, 2 days, subsequent to March 10, 1776. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

HoLBROOK, JosiAH. Private, Col. Joab Stafford's (Independent) co. of volunteers;
service, 6 days; company raised from the alarm lists of New Providence, Lanes-
borough, East Hoosuck, and Gageborough, marched Aug. 14, 1777, and fought
in battle near Bennington Aug. 16, 1777; also, Capt. Thomas Bussey's co. of
Berkshire Co. militia; enlisted Sept. 5, 1777; service, 28 days; company known
as the " Silver Grays " and marched to Pawlet on an alarm.

HoLBROOK, JosiAH. Private, Capt. Samuel Fisher's co., 4th Suffolk Co. regt. com-
manded by Maj. Seth Bullard; marched July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 2, 1780;
service, 8 days; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

HoLBROOK, JosiAH. Sergeant, Capt. John Baxter's co.; marched Oct. 1, 1782; dis-
charged Oct. 24, 1782; service, 26 days, under Maj. Gen. Cushing, including
travel (80 miles) home; company detached for service at Hull. Roll dated
Medfield.

HoLBROOK, Li'KE, Bcllingham. Lieutenant, Capt. Jesse Holbrook's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2 days.

HoLBROOK, Luther. Private, Capt. Hay ward Peirce's co.. Col. Theophilus Cotton's
regt.; drafted Sept. 25, 1777; discharged Oct. 28, 1777; service, 1 mo. 6 days;
company drafted from Scituate and Hanover and ordered to march to Tiverton,
R. I., on a secret expedition ; also, Capt. Abram Washburn's co.. Col. Jacob
Gerrish's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 14, 1778; discharged Dec. 21, 1778; service, 4 mos.
8 days, at and about Boston ; enlistment, 6 months from July 1, 1778 ; also, Capt.
Calvin Partridge's co., Lieut. Col. Samuel Pierce's regt.; marched June 9, 1779;
service, 26 days ; company raised in Plymouth Co. and stationed at Little Comp-
ton, R. I. ; also, Capt. Elijah Baker's co.. Col. William Turner's i-egt. ; marched
July 24, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 1, 1781 ; service, 4 mos. 10 days, at Rhode Island.

HoLBROOK, LtTTHER. Scamau, state sloop " Winthrop," commanded by Capt. George
Little; engaged May 21, 1782; discharged Sept. 20, 1782; service, 4 mos. Roll
sworn to at Boston.

HoLBROoK, MiCAH, Uxbridgc. Private, Capt. Samuel Read's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 10 days.

HoLBROOK, Moses, Sherburne. Private, Capt. Henry Leland's co.. Col. John BuUard's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 11 days.

HoLBROOK, Naaman. Llst of men drafted to serve in the Continental Ai-my to the
credit of the town of Wellfleet, but who paid fines in lieu of service, as returned
by Winslow Lewis, Chairman of Selectmen and Committee of Wellfleet, to Joseph
Otis, Brigadier of Barnstable Co., Sept. 8, 1777.

HoLBROOK, Nat., Sherburne. Sergeant, Capt. Henry Leland's co.. Col. John Bullard's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 11 days.

HoLBROOK, Nathan (also given Nathaniel), Bellingham. Private, Capt. Jesse Hol-
brook's CO., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 10 days;
also, Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Cobb's co., Col. Joseph Read's regt.; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos. 12 days; also, com-
pany retui-n dated Roxbury Camp, Sept. 26, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or
its equivalent in money dated Nov. 6, 1775; also, return of men raised for Conti-
nental service from Capt. Amos Ellis's co., Col. Benjamin Hawes's (4th Suffolk
Co.) regt., sworn to at Wrentham; residence, Bellingham; engaged for town of



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HOLBROOK, Nathan (also given Nathaniel) , continued.

Bellingham; joined Capt. Daniels's co., Col. Nixon's regt. ; term, during war ;
also, Lieutenant, Col. Thomas Nixon's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Japhet



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