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Daniels's (4th) co.. Col. Thomas Nixon's (4rth) regt.; muster roll of field, staff,
and commissioned officers dated Van Schaick's Island, Sept. 2, 1777, and sworn
to at Camp near Stillwater; appointed Jan. 1, 1777; also, same co. and regt.;
muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned officers for Nov. and Dec, 1777, dated
Albany ; also, same regt. ; abstracts for rations allowed said Holbrook between
July 1, 1777, and Jan. 1, 1778, certified at Albany; credited with 76 days allow-
ance ; also, Capt. Daniels's co., Col. Nixon's regt. ; return of officers for clothing,
dated Boston, April 30, 1778 ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll made up from
Jan. 3, 1778, to May 4, 1778; reported on command at "Harrisons purchase;"
also, same regt.; return of officers, dated Boston, Nov. 24, 1778; also, Capt.
Daniels's co.. Col. Nixon's regt. ; return of men who were in camp on or before
Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subsequently except on furlough,
certified at Camp near Peekskill, Feb. 16, 1779; also. Lieutenant, (late) Capt.
William Toogood's co.. Col. Nixon's (5th) regt.; muster roll for May, 1779, dated
Highlands; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for June and July, 1779; reported
transferred to Capt. Holden's co. July 1, 1779; also, Capt. Abel Holden's co.. Col.
Thomas Nixon's (6th) regt.; pay abstract for June and July, 1779; appointed
Quarter Master July 9 (also given July 10), 1779; also, same co. and regt. ; pay
rolls for Aug.-Oct., 1779; reported serving as Quarter Master ; also, Lieutenant
and Quarter Master, Col. Nixon's regt. ; pay abstract for Dec, 1779; also, same
regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, tD Dec. 31,
1780; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Japhet Daniels's co.. Col. Nixon's (6th) regt. ; pay
rolls for Jan. -July, 1780; also, Lieutenant and Quarter Master, Maj. Peter Har-
wood's CO., 6th Mass. regt.; pay roll for Aug. and Sept., 1780; also, (late) Maj.
Peter Harwood's co.. Col. Nixon's regt.; pay rolls for Oct.-Dec, 1780; also,
Lieutenant and Quarter Master, 6th Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Calvin
Smith; return for wages; wages allowed said Holbrook for Jan.-Dec, 1781, 12
mos. ; rtZso, Lieutenant, 6th Mass. regt. commanded by Col. Benjamin Tupper;
return of officers entitled to the commutation of five years full pay in lieu of half
pay, agreeable to act of Congress of March 22, 1783 ; reported deranged Aug. 1,
1782, agreeable to resolve of Congress.

Holbrook, Nathaniel, Braintree. Private, 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 (Independent) co. ; muster i-oU dated
Jan. -, 1776 ; enlisted May 3, 1775 ; service, 8 mos. 18 days ; also, order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Braintree, Dec. 28, 1775.

Holbrook, Nathaniel, Braintree or Weymouth (probably). Sergeant, Capt. Jacob
Goold's CO. of Minute-men, Col. Benjamin Linclon's (Lincoln's) regt., which
assembled April 19, 1775 ; service, 8 days ; also, account rendered by Selectmen
of Weymouth, of ammunition delivered said Holbrook and other Minute-men
under Capt. Gold (Goold) who marched to Roxbury April 19, 1775; also. Ser-
geant, in a company commanded by Capt. Thomas Nash, of Weymouth, Col.
Solomon Lovell's regt.; service, 4 days; company marched March 4, 1776, at the
time of taking Dorchester Heights ; roll endorsed "Minute Roll;" also, Capt.
Thomas Nash's co.. Col. Solomon Lovell's regt. ; service, 10 days, subsequent to
March 10, 1776; mileage (104 miles) allowed; roll sworn to at Weymouth; also,
Capt. Thomas Nash's co.. Col. David Cushing's regt. ; service, 3 days, in Aug.,
1777, at Hull.

Holbrook, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Samuel Ward's co.. Col. Solomon Lovell's
regt. ; service, 4 days ; company marched March 4, 1776, at the time of taking
Dorchester Heights; also, same co. and regt.; service, 2 days, subsequent to
March 10, 1776; roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.



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HoLBROOK, Nathaniel. 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, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Isaac Martin's co.. Col. Joseph (Josiah)
AVhitney's regt. ; service from May 4, 1777, to July 4, 1777, 2 mos. 7 days, under
Maj. Gen. Spencer at Rhode Island, including travel (94 miles) from home to
place of destination and from place of discharge home; also, Capt. Ephraim
Lyon's CO ; enlisted June 20, 1778; discharged July 13, 1778; service, 26 days;
company joined Col. Wade's regt. June 22, 1778, for 21 days service at Rhode
Island; roll dated Grafton; also, Capt. Isaac Harrington's co., Col. Samuel
Denney's regt.; enlisted Oct. 18, 1779; discharged Dec. 2, 1779; service, 1 mo.
15 days, including travel (160 miles) home; company detached to march to
Claverack to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

HoLBROOK, Nehemiah, Braintrec. 2d Clerk, Capt. John Vinton's (Braintree) co. of
grenadiers, Col. Benjamin Lincoln's regt., which assembled April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 3 days; also. Private, 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 Braintree June 13, 1776, upon orders to march to Hough's Neck,
and June 24, 1776, upon orders to march to Nantasket; also. Corporal, Capt.
Stephen Penniman's co., Col. Dike's regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777;
enlisted Dec. 13, 1776; reported advanced to Sergeant Jan. 1, 1777; regiment
raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

HoLBROOK, Nehemiah. Pay rolls of Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. for service from
Oct. 25, 1785, to Oct. 25, 1786, at the Castle.

HoLBROOK, Paul, Wrentham (also given Medway). Private, Capt. John Boyd's co.
of Minute-men, Col. Greaton's regt., which assembled and marched on the alarm
of April 19, 1775; service, 8 days; also, Capt. John Boyd's co., 36th regt.; com-
pany return dated Fort No. 2, Oct. 5, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; also, Capt.
John Boyd's co.. Col. John Greaton's regt.; order for bounty coat or its equiva-
lent in money dated Cambridge, Dec. 23, 1775; also, list of men raised in Suffolk
Co. for Continental service, as returned by Maj. Metcalf, of Col. Wheelock's
regt. ; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from 1st Medway
CO., Col. Benjamin Hawes's (4th SufiFolk Co.) regt., as returned by Joseph
Lovell, and sworn to at Wrentham by Lieut. Stephen Clark ; residence, Medway ;
engaged for town of Medway ; joined Capt. Sumner's co., Col. Graten's (Greaton's)
regt. ; terra, 3 years, to expire Jan. -, 1780 ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel
Barber, Muster Master for SufiFolk Co., dated Boston, March 2, 1777 ; Capt. Sum-
ner's CO., Col. Greaton's regt. ; also, list of men returned by a committee of the
town of Medway April 13, 1778, as having rendered service at various times sub-
sequent to April 19, 1775.

HoLBROOK, Paul. Return of men raised in Essex Co. for Continental service, agree-
able to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for town of Salem ; engaged Jan. 5, 1781 ;
term, 3 years.

HoLBROOK, Peter, Mendon. Private, Capt. Reuben Davis's co., Col. Luke Drury's
regt. ; detached July 17, 1781 ; marched to join regiment July 25, 1781 ; arrived
at West Point Aug. 1, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 1, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 22 days, in-
cluding 9 days (180 miles) travel home; residence, Mendon; enlisted for town of
Mendon ; company raised for 3 months.

HoLBROOK, Peter, Upton. Private, Capt. Stephen Sadler's co.. Col. Wheelock's regt.,
which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Rox-
bury; service, 5 days; also, Capt. Benjamin Richardson's co , Col. Nicholas
Dike's regt. ; pay abstract for mileage from home to Dorchester Heights, dated
Sept. 4, 1776; also, same co. and regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc.,



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HoLBROOK, Peter, continued.

from Dorchester Heights home, dated Nov. 28, 1776 ; said Holbrook credited with
allowance for 2 days (42 miles) ; also, list of men from Col. Wood's regt., mus-
tered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co., to serve at Rhode
Island [year not given] ; Capt. Baker's co. ; engaged for town of Upton ; also, re-
ceipt dated Upton, June 26, 1778, for bounties paid said Holbrook and others by
the Selectmen to serve at Rhode Island for the term of 6 months, agreeable to re-
solve of June 10, 1778; also. Private, Capt. Samuel Hamant's co., Col. Nathaniel
Wade's regt. ; enlisted June 26, 1778 ; service at Rhode Island ; enlistment to ex-
pire Jan. 1, 1779; roll dated Middleton; ¬Ђ/so, Capt. Samuel Lamb's co.. Col.
Nathaniel Wade's regt. ; enlisted June 26, 1778 ; service at Rhode Island; reported
deserted Aug. 6, 1778; also, same co. and regt.; muster rolls dated East Green-
wich, Sept. 17, and Sept. 22, 1778; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Holbrook, Peter. Private, Lieut. Hezekiah Ware's co.. Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt. ;
enlisted June 20, 1778; discharged July 14, 1778; service, 25 days; company de-
tached from 4th Suffolk Co. regt. to serve at Rhode Island for 21 days from time
of arrival at headquarters.

Holbrook, Peter. Private, Lieut. Nathaniel Tibbet's detachment ; enlisted Sept. 9,
1779; discharged Nov. 1, 1779; service, 1 mo. 24 days, at Penobscot; detachment
raised to serve with guards under Maj. William Lithgow on seacoast in Lincoln Co.

Holbrook, Peter. Private, Capt. Thomas Marshall Baker's co., Col. Samuel Denney's
regt.; enlisted Oct. 23, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 11 days;
company ordered to Claverack to serve for 3 months. Roll dated Upton.

Holbrook, Peter. Private, 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.
Roll dated Bellingham.

Holbrook, Phineas, Bellingham. Private, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co., Col. L. Robin-
son's regt.; enlisted Jan. 27, 1776; service, 2 mos. 6 days; regiment raised in
York and Suffolk counties. Roll dated Roxbury.

Holbrook, Phixeas. Private, Capt. John Ellis's co.. Col. Thomas Poor's regt.;
enlisted June 12, 1778; discharged Feb. 18, 1779; service, 8 mos. 16 days, includ-
ing 10 days (210 miles) travel home; enlistment, 8 months; company raised to
fortify and secure passes of North river, N. Y. ; roll sworn to at Medway ; also,
same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for June-Sept., 1778, dated Fort Clinton ; also, same
CO. and regt. ; pay rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1778, dated King's Ferry.

Holbrook, Phineas. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army
for the term of 6 months, agreeal^le to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received
of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter Harwood, of 6th Mass. regt., at
Springfield, July 6, 1780; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, dark;
engaged for town of Bellingham ; marched to camp July 6, 1780, under command
of Lieut. Taylor, of 2d Mass. regt. ; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the
town of Bellingham for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched
from Bellingham July 2, 1780; service, 2 mos. 27 days; reported died Sept. 28,
1780. [See Thomas Holbrook.]

Holbrook, Reuben, Mendon. Private, Capt. Andrew Peters's co.. Col. Joseph Read's
(20th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 29, 1775; service, 3
mos. 10 days; also, company return dated Roxbury, Sept. 25, 1775.

Holbrook, Samuel, Boston. Corporal, Capt. Edward Payson Williams's co., 36th
regt. ; company return dated Fort No. 2, Oct. 5, 1775 ; reported went to Canada.

Holbrook, Samuel, Portsmouth, N. H. Private, Capt. Brown's co.. Col. Hutchinson's
(Mass. Line) regt. of 12 months men; list of deserters in 1776.



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 87

HoLBROoK, Samuel. Lieutenant, 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,
Captain, Col. Bass's regt. ; service, 3 days ; company assembled June 14, 1776,
and marched from Middle Precinct in Braintree to Hoff's (Hough's) Neck and
Hull.

HoLBROOK, Samuel. Private, Lieut. Col. Jabez Hatch's (Boston) regt.; service with
detachment commanded by Maj. Andrew Symraes drafted to serve for 5 weeks in
guarding stores at and about Boston under Maj. Gen. Heath, agreeable to order
of Council of May 12, 1777.

HoLBROoK, Seth, Belliugham. Private, Capt. Jesse Holbrook's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1773; service, 9 days; also, Corporal, 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. Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co.. Col. L. Robinson's
regt. ; enlisted Jan. 27, 1776 ; service, 2 mos. 6 days ; regiment raised in Suffolk
and York counties ; roll dated Roxbury ; also, Capt. Amos Ellis's co., 4th Suffolk
Co. regt. commanded by Maj. Seth Bullard; entered service July 27, 1780; dis-
charged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on
the alarm of July 27, 1780 ; also, Capt. Amos Ellis's co.. Col. Dean's (4th Suffolk
Co.) regt. ; entered service March 2, 1781 ; discharged March 17, 1781 ; service, 16
days, at Rhode Island.

HoLBROOK Seth, Northbridge. Private, Capt. Josiah Wood's co. of Minute-men,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury; service, 5 days; re-
ported enlisted into the army; also, Capt. David Batchelor's co.. Col. Joseph
Read's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service,
3 mos. 12 days ; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also. Sergeant,
Capt. David Batcheller's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's regt. ; entered service July 28,
1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 15 days, on an alarm at Rhode Island;
reported discharged July 31, 1780, returned home, and then ordered back to place
of rendezvous.

HoLBROOK, Silas, Bellingham. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Conti-
nental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, re-
turned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter Harwood, of 6th
Mass. regt., at Springfield, July 6, 1780; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; com-
plexion, light; engaged for town of Bellingham; marched to camp July 6, 1780,
under command of Lieut. Taylor, of 2d Mass. regt. ; 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, Private, Capt. James Tis-
dale's CO., Col. John Greaton's (3d) regt.; muster roll for Oct., 1780; enlisted
July 6, 1780; enlistment, 6 months; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by
the town of Bellingham for service in the Continental Ai-my during 1780 ; marched
from Bellingham July 2, 1780; discharged Dec. 3, 1780; service, 5 mos. 12 days,
including 10 days (200 miles) travel home; also, Capt. Amos Ellis's co., Col.
Dean's (4th Suffolk Co.) regt. ; enlisted March 2, 1781 ; discharged March 17,
1781 ; service, 16 days, at Rhode Island.

HOLBROOK, Silas, Sturbridge. Private, Capt. Amos Walbridge's co.. Col. David Brew-
er's (9th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 8, 1775; service, 3
weeks 2 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Holbrook, Silas, Weymouth. Private, Capt. Jacob Goold's co.. Col. John Greaton's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 13 weeks
5 days ; also, Capt. Goold's co., 36th regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775]
dated Fort No. 2, Cambridge; reported discharged Sept. 14, 1775; also, Capt.



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HoLBROOK, Silas, continued.

Goold's CO., Col. Greaton's regt. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in
money dated Camp at Cambridge, Dec. 12, 1775.

HoLBROOK, Silas. Private, Capt. Moses French's co.. Col. Jonathan Titcomb's regt.;
service from May 15, 1777, to July 15, 1777, 2 mos. 5 days, travel included, at
Rhode Island.

HoLBROOK, Silas. Private, Capt. Thomas Marshall Baker's co., Col. Samuel Den-
ney'sregt. ; enlisted Oct. 23, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 11
days ; company ordered to march to Claverack to serve for 3 months. Roll dated
Upton.

HoLBROOK, Simeon. Private, Capt. Benjamin Farrar's co., 3d Worcester Co. regt.
commanded by Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler ; enlisted Dec. 8, 1776 ; discharged Jan.
21, 1777; service, 1 mo. 14 days, at Providence; company marched to Rhode
Island on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; also, Corporal, Capt. Isaac Martin's co.. Col.
Ezra Wood's regt. ; service, 23 days, under Maj. Gen. Spencer ; company marched
to Rhode Island April 17, 1777, and served until May 7, 1777; also, Private,
Capt. Robert Taft's co. ; return of men who enlisted Aug. 21, 1777, on the alarm
caused by the battle of Bennington; [service not given] ; also. Corporal, Capt.
Thomas Marshall Baker's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's regt. ; engaged July 27, 1780;
discharged Aug. 8, 1780 ; service, 15 days ; company marched to Rhode Island
on an alarm.

Holbrook, Stephen, Bellingham. Corporal, Capt. Jesse Holbrook's co., which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 4 days.

Holbrook, Stephen. Private, Capt. Amos Ellis's co., 4th Suffolk Co. regt. com-
manded 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. Roll dated Bellingham.

Holbrook, Stephen. Private, Capt. Benjamin Read's co., Col. John Rand's (Worces-
ter Co.) regt.; enlisted July 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 12, 1780; service, 3 mos.
8 days, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home; company raised to reinforce
Continental Army for 3 months and stationed at West Point.

Holbrook, Sylvanus, Abington (also given Weymonth). Private, Capt. Joseph
Trufant's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.; enlisted July 16, 1776; service to
Aug. 1, 1776, 15 days; roll dated Camp at Hull; also, petition dated Camp at
Hull, Sept. 17, 1776, signed by said Holbrook and others belonging to battalion
stationed at Hull, asking for increase and payment of wages ; also, Private, Capt.
Joseph Trufant's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to
Jan. 1, 1777, 5 mos. ; company stationed at Hull for defence of seacoast.

Holbrook, Sylvanus, Uxbridge. Private, Capt. Samuel Read's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 6 days; also, Capt. Samuel Read's co.,
in a regiment commanded by Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler; service, 1 mo. 6 days;
company 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;
discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days; 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.

Holbrook, Sylvanus, Weymouth. Private, Capt. Jacob Fuller's co., Col. John
Jacobs's regt.; enlisted Feb. 1, 1778; service, 11 mos. 3 days, at Rhode Island;
enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.



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HOLBROOK, Stlvanus, Weymouth. Private, Capt. John Lincoln's co., Col. Joseph
Webb's regt. ; marched to camp Aug. 16, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1781 ; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 28 days, travel (240 miles) included ; company raised for 3 months.

HoLBROOK, Stlvanus. Private, Capt. Silas Hollis's co.. Col. John Robinson's regt. ;
enlisted July 1, 1777; service, 6 mos., at Rhode Island.

HoLBROOK, Stlvanus. Private, Capt. Samuel "Ward's co., Lient. Col. Symms's de-
tachment of guards ; enlisted March 9, 1778 ; discharged June 9, 1778 ; service, 3
mos., under Maj. Gen. Heath at Boston and Dorchester.

HoLBROOK, Stlvanus. Private, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co., Col. Ebenezer Thayer's
(SuflFolk Co.) regt.; enlisted July 22, 1780; discharged Oct. 29, 1780; service, 3
mos. 11 days; company raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months and
stationed at Rhode Island.

HoLBROOK, Stlvanus. Private, Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. ; enlisted Feb. 6, 1783;
service to Jan. 24, 1785, 23 mos. 19 days ; company raised for defence of Castle
and Governor's Islands. Rolls sworn to at Boston.

HoLBROOK, Thomas, Bellingham. 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 Phineas Holbrook.]

Holbrook, Thomas, Braintree. Private, Capt. John Vinton's (Independent) co.
muster roll dated Jan. -, 1776; enlisted May 3, 1775; service, 8 mos. 18 days
also, Capt. Moses French's co., Col. Joseph Palmer's regt.; service, 11 days
company assembled at Braintree March 4, 1776.

Holbrook, Thomas, Sherburne. List of men drafted from the militia to march to
Horse Neck under command of Col. Brooks [year not given] , but who failed to
join regiment ; drafted from town of Sherburne ; drafted into Capt. Gardiner's co.

Holbrook, Thomas. 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 setvice, as returned by
Winslow Lewis, Chairman of Selectmen and Committee of Wellfleet, to Joseph
Otis, Brigadier of Barnstable Co., Sept. 8, 1777; also. Private, Capt. Joseph
Smith's detachment of militia of the town of Wellfleet, Col. Freeman's regt. ;
marched Sept. 10, 1778 ; service, 2 days ; company marched to Falmouth by order
of Brig. Joseph Otis on an alarm.

Holbrook, Thomas. Private, Capt. Amos Perry'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.

Holbrook, William, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Robert Swan's co., Col. Benjamin
Gill's regt. ; service, 3 days ; company marched from Stoughton to Squantum
(The Moon) June 13, 1776, when the British fleet left Boston harbor; also, Capt.
Henry Prentiss's co., Col. Thomas Marshall's regt.; abstract for advance pay,
mileage, etc., sworn to at Boston, June 17, 1776; also, Corporal, same co. and
regt.; engaged July 7, 1776; discharged Dec. 1, 1776; service, 4 mos. 20 days;
also, Sergeant, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co., Col. Dike's regt. ; muster roll for
Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; engaged Dec. 30, 1776; regiment raised to serve until
March 1, 1777.

Holbrook, William, Weymouth. Private, in a company commanded by Capt.
Thomas Nash, of Weymouth, Col. Solomon Lovell's regt. ; service, 4 days; com-
pany marched March 4, 1776, at the time of taking Dorchester Heights; roll
endorsed " Minute Roll; " also, Capt. Thomas Nash's co., Col. Solomon Lovell's
regt.; service, 8 days, subsequent to March 10, 1776; also, petition dated Camp
at Hull, Sept. 17, 1776, signed by said Holbrook and others belonging to battalion
stationed at Hull, asking for increase and payment of wages ; also. Private, Capt.



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HoLBROOK, WiLLiAJi, Continued.

Joseph Trufant's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.; enlisted Aug. 9, 1776; service
to Jan. 1, 1777, 4 mos. 23 days ; company stationed at Hull for defence of seacoast.

HoLBROOK, William. Captain, 3d co., 2d York Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of
officers; commissioned April 29, 1776; also. Captain, Col. John Frost's regt. ; list
of officers belonging to said regiment appointed to command men raised to rein-
force the Continental Army, as returned by Brig. Jothara Moulton to Maj. Gen.
Warren, at Boston, dated Providence, Dec. 24, 1776; also, pay roll sworn to at
Kittery, Aug. 15, 1777, made up for service of Robert Fernald belonging to said
Capt. Holbrook's co., Col. John Frost's regt., from Dec. 13, 1776, to March 13,
1777, at New York.

HoLBROOK, William. Private, Capt. Samuel Ward's co., Lieut. Col. Symms's de-
tachment of guards; enlisted March 9, 1778; discharged June 9, 1778; service, 3
mos., under Maj. Gen. Heath at Boston and Dorchester.

HoLBROOK, William. 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; also, list of



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