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County Muster Master; also, Capt. Job Sumner's co., Col. John Greaton's (2d)
regt. ; return of men who were in service on or before May [Aug.] 15, 1777, and
who had not been absent subsequently except on furlough, etc. ; also, same co.
and regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to May 1,
1780.

Jones, Benjamin, Sandwich (also given Martha's Vineyard). Return of men raised
to servo in the Continental Army from Col. Nathaniel Freeman's (1st Barnstable
Co.) regt.; residence, Sandwich; engaged for town of Sandwich; joined Capt.
Wadsworth's co.. Col. Bradford's regt.; term, 3 years; also, list of men mus-
tered by Joseph Otis, Muster Master for Barnstable Co., dated Barnstable, May
31, 1777; Capt. Wordsworth's co.. Col. Gamaliel Bradford's regt.; mustered May
31, 1777; also. Private, Capt. Joseph Wadsworth's co., Col. Gamaliel Bradford's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from April 29, 1777, to Dec. 31,
1779; also, same co. and regt.; return dated Valley Forge, Jan. 28, 1778; mus-
tered by Continental Muster Master; also, Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Bradford's
(14th) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to
Dec. 31,1780; a/so, descriptive list endorsed " January 11th. 1781;" Lieut. Col.



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Jones, Benjamin, continued.

John Brooks's (7th) regt. ; age, 23 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, black;
hair, black ; birthplace. Sandwich ; residence, Sandwich ; enlisted Nov. -, 1779,
by Lieut. Freeman; enlistment, during war; also, list of deserters who belonged
to (late) 14th Mass. regt., as returned by Jonathan Haskell, Adjutant, 7th Mass.
regt., dated West Point, Aug. 19, 1782; age, 21 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; com-
plexion, mulatto; hair, black; residence, [Martha's] Vineyard; deserted in 1779
from furlough.

Jones, Benjamin, Scituate. Private, Capt. Hayward 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 on a
secret expedition to Tiverton, R. I. ; also, list of men mustered in Plymouth Co.
by James Hatch, Muster Master, to serve until Jan. 1, 1779; residence, Scituate;
a/so. Private, Capt. Calvin Curtis's co.. Col. John Jacobs's regt. ; enlisted June
29, 1778; service, 6 mos. 6 days, at Rhode Island; enlistment to expire Jan. 1,
1779; also, Capt. Calvin Curtis's co. ; enlisted Oct. 6, 1779; discharged Dec. 1,
1779; service, 1 mo. 28 (also given 1 mo. 25) days; company made up from 1st
and 2d Plymouth Co. regts. to serve in Col. John Jacobs's regt. for 2 months from
the time of their arrival at camp; also, Capt. Amos Turner's co., Col. John Jacobs's
regt.; enlisted July 22, 1780; discharged Oct. 30, 1780; service, 3 mos. 12 days;
regiment raised in Plymouth Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months ;
also, Capt. Williams Barker's co., Col. Theophilus Cotton's regt. ; detached March
6, 1781 ; discharged March 30, 1781 ; service, 28 days, at Rhode Island, including
travel (60 miles) to place of rendezvous.

Jones, Benjamin, Shrewsbury. Private, Capt. Job Cushing's co. of Minute-men and
militia. Col. Artemas Ward's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775,
to Cambridge; service, 11 days.

Jones, Benjamin, Shrewsbury. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Henshaw's co. ; list of officers,
endorsed " Col'o Crafts return Dec 1 76 to Jan'y 1 1777 of Officers to be Com'd; "
ordered in Council March 3, 1777, that said officers be commissioned ; also, 2d Lieu-
tenant, Capt. David Henshaw's (10th) co.. Col. Thomas Crafts's (Artillery) regt.;
joined regiment Sept. 9, 1776 ; service to Feb. 1, 1777, 4 mos. 21 days ; reported as
serving 2 mos. 21 days in Colony service, 2 mos. in Continental service ; also,
same co. and regt. ; service from Feb. 1, 1777, to May 8, 1777, 3 mos. 7 days.

Jones, Benjamin, Sylvester. Private, Capt. Nathan Merrill's co. ; marched from
home July 8, 1779; discharged Sept. 25, 1779; service, 2 mos. 17 days, with Col.
Jonathan Mitchell's detachment; company raised in Cumberland Co. for service
on Penobscot expedition ; roll sworn to at North Yarmouth ; also, same co. and
detachment ; pay abstract for mileage, sworn to at North Yarmouth, Nov. 3, 1779;
reported as having first drawn rations at Falmouth and as discharged at Falmouth.

Jones, Benjamin, Taunton. Private, Capt. Robert Crosman's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Nathaniel Leonard's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the
alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury; service, 12 (also given 11) days; also,
Capt. Francis Luscombe's co., Col. Timothy Walker's regt.; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 3, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 5 days ; also, company return
dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated
Roxbury, Nov. 6, 1775; also, list of 2 months men who went to Winter Hill in
Feb., 1776, with Capt. Noah Hall ; also, list of men who went to the Castle in May,
1776, with Capt. Randel to serve for 6 months ; also, Private, Capt. Matthew Ran-
dell's CO., Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ; abstract for advance pay, mileage, etc.,
dated Camp at Hull, June 18, 1776; also, same co. and regt.; enlisted June 1,
1776 ; service to Nov. 1, 1776, 5 mos. ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov.,
1776 ; service, 1 mo. 2 days, including travel home ; also, list of men who went with
Capt. Dean in Dec, 1776, to serve for 3 months ; said Jones hired probably with
money paid by Nicholas Bayles who was drafted ; also, list of men raised to serve



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Jones, Benjamin, continued.

in the Continental Army, dated Jan. -, 1777; reported received bounty; also,
Private, Capt. Turner's co.. Col. Henry Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from May 26, 1777, to May 26, 1780 ; reported discharged May
26, 1780; also, Lieut. Thomas Lamb's co.. Col. Henry Jackson's regt.; pay roll
for Feb., 1778, dated "Gulph;" also, same co. and regt.; pay rolls for June-
Aug., 1778, dated Providence ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for Sept. and
Nov., 1778, and March, 1779, dated Pawtuxet; also, Capt. Thomas Turner's (9th)
CO., Col. Henry Jackson's regt.; muster roll for April, 1779, dated Pawtuxet;
enlisted May 26, 1777; enlistment, 3 years; reported furloughed April 29, 1779,
by order of Col. Jackson for 6 days ; also, same co. and regt. ; return dated Camp
at Providence, July 10, 1779; also, Capt. Thomas Turner's (5th) co., Col. Jack-
son's regt.; pay roll for Oct., 1779; also, same co. and regt.; regimental return
made up to Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at Providence; also, return certified at
Camp near Morristown, April 30, 1780, of officers and men belonging to Col. Lee's,
Col. Henley's, and Col. Jackson's regts., and men belonging to Massachusetts in
Col. Henry Sherburne's regt., who were incorporated into a regiment under the
command of Col. Henry Jackson, agreeable to the arrangement of April 9, 1779;
Capt. Turner's co. ; rank. Private; residence, Taunton; engaged for town of
Taunton ; engaged May 26, 1777 ; term, 3 years ; family of said Jones reported
as at Taunton ; also. Private, Capt. Edward Blake's co., Col. Mitchel's regt. com-
manded by Lieut. Col. James Williams, Brig. Gen. Godfrey's (Bristol Co.) bri-
gade; service, 8 days; company marched to Tiverton, R. L, on the alarm of
Aug. 2, 1780.

Jones, Benjamin, Templeton. Private, Capt. Ezekiel Knolton's (Knowlton's) co. of
militia. Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regt., which marched in response to the alarm
of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge; service, 11 days.

Jones, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Joshua Tobey's co. ; enlisted July 12, 1775 ; service,
6 mos. 4 days. Roll sworn to in Middlesex Co.

Jones, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Peter Cushing's (3d Hingham) co.. Col. Solomon
Lovel's regt.; service, 2 days; company assembled at Hingham March 15, 1776,
to guard the shore.

Jones, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Calvin Partridge's co., Lieut. Col. Samuel Pierce's
regt. ; marched June 7, 1779; sei'vice, 28 days; company raised in Pl3'mouth Co.
and stationed at Little Compton, R. I.

Jones, Benjamin. Descriptive 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, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 23,
1780; age, 24 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, dark; engaged for town of
Dorchester; marched to camp July 23, 1780, under command of Sergt. Charles
Newcomb ; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Dorchester for
service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to camp Jul}' 4, 1780 ; dis-
charged Dec. 21, 1780; service, 5 mos. 29 days, including travel (232 miles) home.

Jones, Benjamin. Seaman, ship " Mars," commanded by Capt. Simeon Samson ; en-
gaged July 20, 1780; discharged March 12, 1781; service, 7 mos. 22 days; said
Jones, with others, reported as having been sent home in a prize and retaken.

Jones, Benjamin. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from April
20, 1781, 5 mos. 5 days ; reported died Sept. 25, 1781.

Jones, Benoni, Granby. Descriptive 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, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter Ilarwood, of 6th Mass. regt.,
at Springfield, July 3, 1780 ; aa;e, 20 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion, light ;
engaged for town of Granl)y ; marched to camp July 3, 1780, under command of



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Jones, Benoni, continued.

Lieut. Daniel Frye of the artificers; also, list of men raised for the 6 months ser-
vice and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return
dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780 ; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the
town of Granby for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched to
camp July 3, 1780; discharged Dec. 10, 1780; service, 5 mos. 14^ days, including
travel (130 miles) home.

Jones, Benoni. Private, Lieut. Jeremiah Chapin's detachment. Col. Elisha Porter's
(Hampshire Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 9, 1777; discharged Aug. 12, 1777; service,
1 mo. 9 days, including travel (100 miles) home; detachment marched by the
way of Albany near Fort Edward on the alarm at Ticonderoga.

Jones, Benoni. Private, Capt. Heman Smith's co., Lieut. Col. Collar's (Berkshire Co.)
regt. ; service, 17 days ; company marched from Sandisfield to Stillwater Oct. 14,
1781, on an alarm. Roll endorsed " Col John Ashley Reg't."

Jones, Benson. Private, Capt. Elihu Gifford's co., Col. Turner's regt.; enlisted July
13, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 27, 1781 ; service, 4 mos. 14 days, at Rhode Island ;
regiment raised in Barnstable and Bristol counties to serve for 5 months.

Jones, Bezaleel, Mendon. Private, Capt. Joseph Daniels's (3d Mendon) co., which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury ; service, 6 days ; also, Capt.
Peter Penniman's co., in a regiment commanded by Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler ;
service between Dec. 8, 1776, and Jan. 21, 1777, 19 days, at Providence, R. I., on
an alarm.

Jones, Caesar. Receipt dated Boston, May 11, 1782, for bounty paid said Jones by
John Marion, Chairman of Class No. 2 of the town of Bedford, to serve in the
Continental Army for the term of 3 years ; also, Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's
(10th) regt. ; service from May 1, 1782, 8 mos.

Jones, "Cara." Private, Capt. Edmund Longley's co.. Col. Cogswell's regt.; en-
listed Oct. 1, 1778; discharged Dec. 31, 1778; service, 3 mos. 1 day; company
detached to guard and fortify posts at and about Boston.

Jones, Charles. Corporal, Capt. Lemuel Stewart's co. ; enlisted July 12 [1775] ; dis-
charged Sept. 6 [1775] ; service, 1 mo. 24 days ; also, same co. ; entered service
June 27 [1775] ; credited with 55 days billeting allowance ; amount of billeting for
company paid on a warrant from Maj. Gen. Schuyler, and receipted for by Capt.
Stewart, at Albany, Jan. 27, 1776.

Jones, Christopher Paul, Dighton. Private, Capt. Benjamin Bates's co., Col. Abiel
Mitchel's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 24, 1780; discharged Nov. 1, 1780; service, 2 mos.
10 days ; regiment raised to reinforce Continental Army ; also, Capt. Daniel
Drake's co., Col. Luke Drury's (Bristol Co.) regt. ; marched from home Aug. 23,
1781 ; arrived at camp Sept. 1, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 1, 1781 ; arrived home Dec.
10, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 19 days ; company marched to North river.

Jones, Clayton, Wenham. Private, Capt. Richard Dodge's (3d) co., Lieut. Col.
Loammi Baldwin's (late Col. Gerrish's) 38th regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1,
1775; enlisted July 10, 1775; service, 3 weeks; also, return for wages for Aug.,
1775, dated Camp at Chelsea; also, company return dated Chelsea, Oct. 2, 1775;
also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Chelsea, Dec. 27, 1775 ;
also, list of men who enlisted to serve in the Continental Army, as returned by
Capt. Richard Dodge to Col. Baldwin, dated Chelsea, Dec. 16, 1775 ; also, Capt.
Richard Dodge's CO. ; list of recruits for the new establishment in Col. Loammi
Baldwin's regt., approved by Brig. Gen. W. Heath in Camp at Cambridge, Dec.
30, 1775 ; also, Private, Capt. Richard Dodge's co., Col. L. Baldwin's (26th) regt. ;
return for advance pay, etc., for Jan., 177G ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstracts
for Feb.-June, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance,



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Jones, Clayton, continiced.

etc., on return home at close of the campaign in 1776, sworn to in Suffolk Co., May 6,
1777 ; 285 miles travel allowed said Jones ; also, order on Paymaster of Col. Bold-
win's regt., payable to Joseph Knowlton, dated Wenham, Feb. 25, 1777, signed
by said Jones, for travel allowance from Peekskill, etc. ; also, Private, Capt.
Porter's co.. Col. Benjamin Tapper's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Feb. 14, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Wenham; engaged for
town of Wenham; also, Capt. Billy Porter's co.. Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt.;
subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Feb. 17, 1777, to time of arrival at
Bennington ; credited with 36 days allowance ; 240 miles travel allowed said Jones ;
company to march March 12 [1777] ; aZso, Capt. Billy Porter's co.. Col. Benjamin
Tupper's regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1779, dated West Point; enlisted Feb. 14,
1777; enlistment, 3 years; reported on commandat the Lines; aZso, Capt. Samuel
Page's (Light Infantry) co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt. ; muster roll dated West
Point, April 5, 1779; also, Capt. Porter's co., Col. Tupper's regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Feb. 14, 1780.

Jones, Comfort. Private, Capt. Tompson J. Skinner's co., Col. Asa Banes's (Barnes's)
Berkshire Co. regt. ; enlisted Nov. 1, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 10, 1781 ; service, 10
days; company marched to the AVestern frontiers by order of Gen. Stark on an
alarm.

Jones, Consider. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Wood's co.. Col. Simon Gary's regt. ; ser-
vice, 6 days; roll dated Roxbury, April 1, 1776; also, Capt. John Barrows's co.,
Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt.; enlisted Sept. 6, 1778; discharged Sept. 12, 1778;
service, 6 days ; compan^y marched from Middleborough to Dartmouth on two
alarms, one in May and one in Sept., 1778; also, descriptive list of men raised in
Plymouth Co. in 1779 to serve in the Continental Army ; age, 40 yrs. ; statui-e, 5
ft. 11 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of Middleborough; delivered to
Ensign J. Ilubbel; also, Capt. Hitchcock's co., 12th Mass. regt.; entered service
July 23, 1779; discharged April 23, 1780; term, 9 months; also, Private, Capt.
Abner Bourn's co.. Col. Ebenezer White's regt.; marched Aug. 1, 1780; dis-
charged Aug. 9, 1780 ; service, 9 days ; company marched to Rhode Island on
the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780; roll sworn to at Middleborough.

Jones, Consider. Receipt dated Springfield, May 21, 1782, for bounty paid said Jones
by Col. Rice, Chairman of Class No. 4 of the town of Sudbury, to serve in the
Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Jones, Cornelius, Myrifield (Rowe). Capt. Oliver Avery's co., which marched April
21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 17 days; reported
returned home; also reported a minister; also, Private, in a detachment from
Myrifield co. commanded by Sergt. Nathaniel Corbet ; marched Aug. 15, 1777 ;
service, 7 days ; detachment marched to Bennington Aug. 14, 1777, by order of
Gen. Stark; also, Capt. Seth Howard's co.. Col. David Wells's (Hampshire Co.)
regt. ; enlisted Sept. 22, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 18, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 2 days, in
Northern department, including travel home.

Jones, Cornelius, Taunton. Private, Capt. Matthew Randell's co., Col. Thomas
Marshall's regt. ; abstract for advance pay, mileage, etc., dated Camp at Hull,
June 18, 1776; also, same co. and regt.; enlisted June 1, 1776; service to Nov. 1,
1776, 5 mos.; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Nov., 1776; service, 1 mo. 2
days, including travel home.

Jones, Cornelius, Taunton. Private, Capt. Joshua Wilbore's co., Col. John Hatha-
way's regt. ; service, 23 days, at Rhode Island ; company drafted from Taunton,
Raynham, and Easton, in April, 1777.

Jones, Cornelius. Seaman, brigantine " Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. Allen
Hallet ; engaged Feb. 27, 1779 ; discharged April 3t), 1779 ; service, 2 mos. 4 days.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 905



Jones, Cornelius. Private, Capt. Jacob Haskins's co.. Col. Abiel Mitchel's regt. ;
enlisted July 27, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 31, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 6 days ; regiment
raised to reinforce Continental Army.

Jones, Cornelius, 2d, Taunton. Private, Capt. Robert Crosman's co., Col. George
Williams's regt. ; enlisted Dec. 8, 1776 ; discharged Dec. 15, 1776 ; service, 9 days,
including travel from Rowland's Ferry home to Taunton ; company marched
from Taunton to Warren, R. I., via Rehoboth, Dec. 8, 1776, on an alarm.

Jones, D. Private, Capt. Stephen Badlam's co.. Col. Knox's (Artillery) regt. stationed
near Boston; service probably rendered between Jan. 1, 1776, and April -, 1776,
as per certificate dated Dec. 14, 1839.

Jones, Daniel, Dighton. Private, Capt. Ephraim Hathaway 's co., Col. Pope's (Bristol
Co.) regt. ; service, 8 days, at Rhode Island on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; com-
pany marched to camp at Bristol, R. I., and thence to Howland's Ferry; also,
Capt. James Briggs's co. ; service, 29 days ; company inarched from Dighton Oct.
2, 1777, under command of Col. Freeman on a secret expedition to Rhode Island
and was discharged Oct. 29, 1777, by Gen. Spencer; also, Capt. Henry Tew's co..
Col. John Hathaway's regt.; marched Aug. 3, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780;
service, 5 days ; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

Jones, Daniel, Framingham. Private, Capt. Jesse Emes's co. of militia, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 10 days; also, Capt. Simon
Edgel's (Framingham) co.. Col. Wyllyes's regt. ; pay abstract for mileage to and
from camp, dated Jan. U, 1776 ; company stationed at Roxbury ; also, Sergeant,
Capt. Amasa Cranston's co.. Col. Samuel Denny's regt.; enlisted Oct. 28, 1779;
discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 6 days, at Claverack, including travel
(200 miles) home; regiment raised for 3 months.

Jones, Daniel, Lanesborough. Private, Col. Warner's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from March 5, 1779, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, return of officers
and men belonging to Massachusetts in Col. Seth Warner's regt., dated Fort
George, June 11, 1780; residence, Lanesborough; enlisted March 5, 1779; enlist-
ment, during war; also, descriptive list dated Feb. 3, 1781; Capt. Luke Hitch-
cock's CO., 1st Mass. regt. ; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion, light;
hair, light; birthplace, Charlton; residence, Lanesborough; enlisted March 5,
1779, by Col. Warner at Bennington ; enlistment, during war ; also, Private, Capt.
Luke Hitchcock's co., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt. ; muster rolls for Jan., Feb.,
March, and May, 1781, dated West Point; reported on command with light
infantry in Feb., March, and May, 1781; also, muster roll for June, 1781, sworn
to in Camp at Phillipsborough ; reported on command with light infantry ; also,
muster rolls for July-Sept., 1781 ; reported on command with light infantry ; also,
muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated York Hutts ; reported sick at Annapolis ;
also, muster rolls for Jan. and Feb., 1782, dated Huts ; reported sick at Annapolis ;
also, muster roll for April, 1782, dated Garrison at West Point; reported on com-
mand with light infantry .

Jones, Daniel. Company receipt given to Capt. Silas Gates, dated Marlborough,
March 14, 1777, signed by said Jones and others, for mileage, etc., from Albany
home.

Jones, Daniel. Private, Capt. Samuel Taylor's co.. Col. Porter's regt. ; enlisted July
10, 1777 ; service, 25 days ; reported killed Aug. 3, 1777 ; company marched from
Charlemont July 10, 1777, to reinforce Northern army after the evacuation of
Ticonderoga.

Jones, Daniel. Seaman, brigantine "Freedom," commanded by Capt. John Cloua-
ton; engaged Sept. 4, 1777; discharged Oct. 23, 1777; service, 1 mo. 19 days.



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Jones, Daniel. 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.

Jones, Daniel. List of prisoners sent in the cartel "Silver Eel" from Halifax to
Boston Oct. 8, 1778, to be exchanged for British prisoners, as returned by Bat.
Fox, Commissary of Prisoners ; reported a Seaman.

Jones, Daniel. Private, Capt. Thomas Wills's co.. Col. Daniel Morgan's Uth Vir-
ginia regt. (also given " the Uth And 15th Regiment of foot in the Service of the
United States ") ; pay roll for Oct., 1778.

Jones, Daniel. Private, Capt. Amos Ellis's co.. Col. Benjamin Haws's regt. ; enlisted
Sept. 25, 1777; service to Oct. 31, 1777, 1 mo. 7 days, at Little Compton, R. I.;
roll dated Bellingham; also, Capt. John Ellis's co., Col. Thomas Poor's regt.;
enlisted June 12, 1778; discharged Feb. 24, 1779; service, 8 mos. 22 days, includ-
ing 10 days (218 miles) travel home; enlistment, 8 months; company raised to
fortify and secure passes of North river, N. Y. ; 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; also, Capt. Amos Ellis's co., 4th
Suffolk Co. regt. commanded by Maj. Seth Bullard; enlisted July 27, 1780; dis-
charged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on
the alarm of July 27, 1780.

Jones, Daniel. Private, Capt. Walter McFarland's co.. Col. Cyprian Howe's regt.;
enlisted July 24, 1780; discharged Oct. 30, 1780; service, 3 mos. 10 days; regi-
ment raised in Middlesex Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months and
stationed at Rhode Island.

Jones, Daniel. Corporal, Capt. James Noble's co.. Col. Benedict Arnold's regt.; en-
listed May 10, 1775 ; discharged June 24, 1775 ; service, 6 weeks 3 days ; roll sworn
to at Pittsfield; also, list of men who engaged in Col. James Easton's regt.;
marched from Pittsfield to Canada May 10, 1775, under command of Capt. James
Noble and served until Dec. 30, 1775, 33 weeks 4 days ; also, list of men who
marched from Pittsfield to Ticonderoga April 22, 1777, under command of Lieut.
Stephen Crofoot, and were dismissed May 22, 1777; service, 4 weeks; also, Pri-
vate, Capt. Joel Stevens's co., Col. David Roseter's regt. ; enlisted Oct. 12, 1781 ;
discharged Oct. 25, 1781 ; service, 13 days, on an alarm at Saratoga ; roll dated
Pittsfield.

Jones, David, Abington. Surgeon, Col. Samuel Gerrish's regt. ; engaged May 1, 1775 ;
service, 92 days ; travel (25 days) allowed ; roll dated Camp at Cambridge ; also.
Surgeon, same regt. ; list of surgeons and surgeons' mates examined and approved
by a committee of Congress at Watertown Jul}- 5, 1775; also, return of the sick
in Col. Gerrish's regt. stationed at Chelsea and Brookline, made by said Jones,
Surgeon, dated Aug. 3, 1775; also, account of rations allowed officers of the 38th
regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Baldwin, from July 1, 1775, to Dec. 31, 1775,
dated Chelsea; said Jones credited with 184 da.vs allowance; also, receipt given
to Col. Loammi Baldwin, for ration allowances from Jan. 1, 1776, to April 1, 1776,
dated New York ; also. Surgeon, 26th regt. ; account of articles lost at the evacua-
tion of New York Sept. 14, 1776 ; also, Col. L. Baldwin's (26th) regt. ; pay abstract



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