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regt. ; pay abstract for mileage from home and I'eturn, dated Roxbury Camp, Jan.
-, 1776; mileage (136 miles) allowed said Joslin; company raised in Hardwick,
New Braintree, and Oakham; also, Capt. Thomas Whipple's co., Col. James
Converse's (Worcester Co.) regt.; service, 3 days; company marched towards
Providence on an alarm in July, 1777.

Joslin, John, Pembroke. 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.

Joslin, John, Tyringham. Private, Capt. Daniel Whiting's co., Col. Jonathan
Brewer's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 15, 1775; service,
2 mos. 22 days.

Joslin, John. List of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for M'orcester
Co.; Capt. Newhall's co.. Col. Keyes's regt.; enlistment, 6 months; mustered
Aug. 18 [year not given] ; also, list of men belonging to Capt. Ebenezer Newell's
CO. who received arms from the Province store, dated North Kingston, Dec. 15,
1777 ; also, Capt. Ebenezer Newell's co.. Col. Danforth Keyes's regt. ; enlisted
Aug. 7, 1777; enlistment, 6 months from July 1, 1777; roll dated Providence;
also, same co. and regt. ; bounty allowed for service from 3 months after date of
enlistment, Aug. 7, 1777, to Jan. 3, 1778, 1 mo. 26 days, at Rhode Island.

Joslin, John. Landsman, brig "Adventure," commanded by Capt. James Morris;
descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to in Suffolk Co., Sept. 26, 1780; age,
26yrs.; complexion, light; hair, black; birthplace, Framingham.

Joslin, Joseph, Leominster. Sergeant, Capt. John Joslin's co. of Minute-men, Col.
John Whetcomb's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cam-
bridge; service, 12 days.

Joslin, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Thomas Cowdin's co., Col. Samuel Denny's regt. ;
eidistedNov. 1, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo.2days, atClaverack,
including 9 days (180 miles) travel home; regiment raised to reinforce Conti-
nental Army in state of New York for 3 months.



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JosLiN, Peter, Ashburnham. Sergeant, Capt. David Wilder's co.. Col. Asa Whit-
comb's (23d) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 13 daj's; also, company receipts for wages for Aug. and Sept., 1775,
dated Camp at Prospect Hill; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in
money dated Camp at Prospect Hill, Dec. 7, 1775.

JosLiN, Peter, Templeton. Private, Capt. Nathan Hamilton's co., Col. Samuel
Brewer's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Fort Edward home,
вАҐ dated Brookfield, Feb. 6, 1777 ; said Joslin credited with allowance for 8 days
(160 miles).

JosLiN, Peter, Winchendon. Private, Capt. Benjamin Edgell's co., Col. John Jacobs's
regt.; enlisted July 1, 1778; service, 6 mos. 5 days, including travel (100 miles)
home; also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls dated Freetown, Sept. 13, and Oct.
18, 1778; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Joslin, Samuel, Ashburnham. Private, Capt. Jonathan Gates's co., Col. John Whet-
comb's regt. of Minute-men, which marched in response to the alarm of April 19,
1775; left place of rendezvous May 1, 1775; service, 3 days.

JosLiN, Samuel, New Braintree. Sergeant, Capt. John Grainger's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Jonathan Warner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; ser-
vice, 2 weeks.

Joslin, Samuel. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. William Greenleaf's (10th) co., Col. Josiah
Whitney's (2d Worcester Co.) regt.; list of officers to be commissioned, as re-
turned by Lieut. Col. Ephraim Sawyer and Maj. Silas Bailey, dated Lancaster,
March 18, 1776 ; ordered in Council March 20, 1776, that said officers be commis-
sioned with the exception of those of the 6th and 8th cos. ; reported commissioned
March 20, 1776 ; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Fortunatus Eager's co.. Col. Josiah Whit-
nej''s regt. ; marched Dec. 17, 1776 ; returned March 27, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 10
days ; 14 days (280 miles) travel home also allowed ; company marched to rein-
force army under Gen. Washington in the Jerseys; roll dated Lancaster and
endorsed "marched to New York."

Joslin, Thomas, Leominster. Private, Capt. Manasseh Sawyer's co.. Col. Nicholas
Dike's regt. ; pay abstract for mileage from home to Dorchester Heights; war-
rant 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 Jos-
lin credited with allowance for 2 days (48 miles) ; also, Capt. John Joslin's co.,
Col. Job Cushing's (Worcester Co.) regt.; service, 17 days ; .company marched
from Leominster to Bennington the last of July, 1777, to join forces under Col. Seth
Warner.

Joslin, Thomas, Marlborough. Private, Capt. William Brigham's co. of militia. Col.
Jonathan Ward's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cam-
bridge ; service, 12 daj's.

Josling, Francis. Col. Wesson's (9th) regt.; entered service Aug. 1, 1779; dis-
charged May 1, 1780; term, 9 months.

JosLiNG, Jabez. Private, Capt. William Mills's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th)
regt.; muster rolls for Oct., 1781-Feb., 1782, dated York Hutts; enlisted July
20, 1781 ; enlistment, 3 years.

JosLiNG, John, PembroliC. Private, Capt. Edward Sparrow's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's
regt.; enlisted July 11, 1779; discharged Dec. 15, 1779; service, 5 mos. 5 days,
at Rhode Island ; roll sworn to at Middleborough ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay
roll for Dec, 1779, sworn to at Middleborough, allowing 18 days service at Rhode
Island; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, alloAving 1 mo. 3 days
service at Rhode Island, travel (60 miles) included.



1004 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



JosLiNG, Thomas. Order from Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler to Capt. Munroe at Qiiid-
neesett, dated Feb. 20, 1778, directing him to put said Josling, a deserter from his
company, on duty as usual upon his engaging to remain in service subsequent to
April 1, 1778, for as long a time as he had been absent by desertion, and upon his
paying the charges incurred in his capture.

JosLLEN, Samuel. Capt. John King's co., Col. Ashely's (Ashley's) Berkshire Co.
regt. ; enlisted July 21, 1777; discharged Aug. 15, 1777 ; service, 25 days ; mileage
home (74 miles) allowed.

JosLYx, Charles, Pembroke. Private, Capt. Thomas Turner's co. of militia. Col.
Anthony Thomas's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm
of April 19, 1775 ; service, 3 days.

JosLTN, James. Private, Capt. Newell's co.; enlisted Nov. 3, 1778; discharged Nov.
18, 1778; service, 15 days; company detached from Gen. Warner's brigade to join
Col. Gerrish's regt. of guards and to escort troops of Saratoga convention from
Rutland to Enfield, Conn.

JosLTN, JoHx, Leominster. Sergeant, 3d co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's regt.; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from March 11, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; resi-
dence, Leominster ; credited to town of Leominster ; terra, 3 years ; reported as
serving 20 mos. as Corporal, 13 mos. 20 days as Sergeant; promoted to Sergeant
Nov. 11, 1778; also, Capt. William Warner's (6th) co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's
(10th) regt.; return of men who were in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and
who had not been absent subsequently except on furlough, etc. ; also, same co.
and regt.; muster rolls for Jan. and April, 1779, dated West Point; enlisted
March 11, 1777.

JosLYN, John. 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 9,
1780; age, 19 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 4 in. ; complexion, ruddy; engaged for town of
Pembroke; arrived at Springfield July 8, 1780; marched to camp July 9, 1780,
under command of Lieut. Jackson, of the artillery.

JosLYN, Nathaniel (also given Nathaniel, Jr.), Hanover. Private, Capt. Calvin
Curtiss's CO., Col. John Jacobs's regt. ; enlisted June 29, 1778; service to Jan. 1,
1779, 6 mos. 5 days, at Rhode Island.

JosLYN, Nathaniel, Leominster. Private, Capt. John White's co., Col. Abijah
Stearns's regt. ; enlisted April 1, 1778; discharged July 2, 1778; service, 3 raos.
4 days, at and about Boston. Roll dated Lancaster.

JosLYN, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Amos Turner's co., Col. John Cushing's regt.;
enlisted Sept. 20, 1776 ; service, 2 mos., at Rhode Island. Roll dated Newport.

Joslyn, Seth. Private, Capt. Lemuel Curtis's co.. Col. Anthony Thomas's (Plym-
outh Co.) regt. ; service, 4 days ; company marched to Cohasset on the alarm of
March 5, 1776. Roll dated Hanover.

JosLY.v, Thomas, Marlborough. List of 6 months men raised agreeable to resolve of
June 5, 1780, returned as received of Maj. Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for
Middlesex Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner; also, 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 13, 1780; age, 35 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; com-
plexion, dark ; engaged for town of Marlborough ; marched to camp July 13, 1780,
under command of Capt. Thomas Pritchard ; 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



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JosiYN, Thomas, coyitinued.

raised by the town of Marlborough for service in the Continental Army during
1780; marched to camp July 9, 1780; discharged Dec. 5, 1780; service, 5 mos. 6
days, including travel (200 miles) home.

JosLTN, Thomas. Private, Capt. Benjamin Munroe's co. ; enlisted Jan. 2 [year not
given, probably 1778] ; service, 2 mos. 11 days; also, company receipt dated
Stow, July 2, 1779, signed by said Joslyn and others, for wages and rations re-
ceived of Capt. Benjamin Munroe, for service in his company. Col. Sprout's regt.,
at Rhode Island in 1778. The foregoing appear among orders, returns, etc.,
taken from Capt. Benjamin Munroe's papers.

JosLTNG, Eleazer. Private, Capt. Joseph Soper's co., Col. Theophilus Cotton's
(Plymouth Co.) regt.; enlisted March 5, 1781; discharged March 20, 1781; ser-
vice, 15 days, on a 40 days expedition to Rhode Island.

JosLTXG, Henry. Private, Capt. Joseph Soper's co., Col. Theophilus Cotton's
(Plymouth Co.) regt.; enlisted March 5, 1781; discharged March 20, 1781; ser-
vice, 15 days, on a 40 days expedition to Rhode Island.

Joss, William. Private, Capt. Abraham Tyler's co., Col. Thomas Poor's regt. ; en-
listed June 1, 1778; discharged Feb. 17 (also given Feb. 16), 1779; service, 9 mos.
4 days, at North river, N. Y., including 18 days (360 miles) travel home; also,
payroll for Sept., 1778, dated Fort Clinton; a/so, pay rolls for Nov. and Dec,
1778, and Feb., 1779, dated King's Ferry.

JossELEYN, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Hayward Peirce's co.. Col. Theophilus Cot-
ton'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,
II. I., on a secret expedition.

JossELYN, . [This name also appears under the form of Goslen, Jaslyn, Jesselyne,

Joselian, Joselyn, Joshlin, Josilyn, Joslen, Josleyn, Joslin, Josling, Josllen, Joslyn,
Joslyng, Josseleyn, Josslen, Jossleyn, Josslin, Jossling, Josslyn, Jostlin, Joyslen,
Joyslin, Joysling.]

JossELYN, Abraham, Pembroke. Private, Capt. Elijah Cushing's co. of militia, which
marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, from West Parish in Pembroke
to Marshfield ; entered service April 21, 1775; discharged April 22, 1775; service,
2 days.

JossELYN, Abraham, Pembroke. Private, Capt. Thomas Turner's co., Col. John
Baley's regt.; pay abstract for mileage, dated Jan. 10, 1776; mileage (63 miles)
allowed said Josselyn ; reported encamped with Brig. Gen. Thomas's brigade.

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

JossELYN, Abraham, Jr., Pembroke. Private, Capt. James Hatch's co. of Minute-
men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, from West Parish in Pem-
broke to Scituate and Marshfield ; entered service April 19, 1775 ; discharged April
29, 1775; service, 11 days; also, Corporal, Capt. James Hatch's co. ; entered ser-
vice March 4, 1776; discharged March 8, 1770 ; service, 5 days; company marched
from West Parish in Pembroke to Braintree on the alarm of March 3, 1776, thence
to Weymouth, and was stationed there.

Josselyn, Charles, Pembroke. Private, Capt. Freedom Chamberlin's co. ; marched
March 5, 1776 ; service, 5 days ; company marched on the alarm of March 5, 1776,
at the time of taking Dorchester Heights ; also, Capt. Ichal)od Bonney's co.. Col.
John Cushing's regt.; service, 17 days; company marched to Providence, R. I.,
on the alarm of Dec. 9, 1776.



1006 IVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



JossELTN, Francis, Pembroke. Private, Capt. Elijah Cu8hing's co. of militia, which
marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1773, from West Parish in Pem-
broke to Marshfield; entered service April 21, 1775; discharged April 22, 1775;
service, 2 days.

JossELTN, Francis. Private, Capt. Josiah Ciishing's co.. Col. John Cushing's (Plym-
outh Co.) regt. ; marched Dec. 10, 1776; discharged Dec. 24, 1776; service, 15
days; company marched from West Parish in Pembroke to Bristol, R. I., on the
alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

JossELYN, Francis. Receipt given to Lieut. Potter, dated Continental Village, Jan. 1,
1779, signed by said Josselyn, for wages in full for service in Col. Ezra Wood's
regt.

Josselyn, Isaac, Hanover. Private, Capt. Robert Lenthall Eells's militia co. of South
Hanover, which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19,
1775, to Marshfield; service, 3 days, under direction of field oflBcers of 2d Plym-
outh Co. regt.; also, Clerk, Capt. Amos Turner's co.. Col. John Cushing's (2d
Plymouth Co.) regt.; service, 15 days; company marched to Bristol, R. I., on
the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Josselyn, Jabez. Receipt dated West Stockbridge, July 27, 1781, for bounty paid said
Josselyn by John Minckler, Chairman of a class of the town of West Stockbridge,
to serve in the Continental Army for the terra of 3 years.

Josselyn, John. Corporal ; pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Pem-
broke for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched July 4, 1780 ;
discharged Dec. 21, 1780; service, 5 mos. 28 days, including travel (200 miles)
home.

Josselyn, John. Corporal, Capt. William White's co.. Col. Enoch Putnam's regt. ;
marched Sept. 4, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 8, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 14 days, at West
Point, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home ; regiment detached from militia
to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Josselyn, Joseph, Pembroke. Private, Capt. Ichabod Bonney's co.. Col. John Cush-
ing's regt. ; service, 17 days ; company marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of
Dec. 9, 1776.

Josselyn, Joseph, Pembroke. Private, Capt. Ichabod Bonney's co.. Col. John Cush-
ing's regt. ; service, 17 days ; company marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of
Dec. 9, 1776. [Name appears twice on roll.]

Josselyn, Joseph. Private, Capt. William Weston's co. ; service from July 1, 1776,
to Oct. 1, 1776, 3 mos.; enlisted June 20, 1776; company stationed at the Gurnet
for defence of Plymouth harbor.

Josselyn, Joseph, Jr., Pembroke. Private, Capt. Freedom Chamberlain's co. ; marched
March 5, 1776 ; service, 5 days ; companj' marched on the alarm of March 5, 1776,
at the time of taking Dorchester Heights.

Josselyn, Nathaniel, Hanover. List of men mustered by James Hatch, Muster
Master for Plymouth Co., to serve until Jan. 1,1779; residence, Hanover; en-
gaged for town of Hanover.

Josselyn, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Amos Turner's co., Col. John Cushing's (2d
Plymouth Co.) regt. ; service, 15 days ; company marched to Bristol, R. I., on
the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776. Roll dated Hanover.

Josselyn, Nathaniel, Jr., Hanover. Private, Capt. Robert Lenthall Eells's militia co.
of South Hanover, which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April
19, 1775, to Marshfield ; service, 3 days, under direction of field officers of 2d Plym-
outh Co. regt. ; also, Capt. Amos Turner's co., Col. John Cushing's (2d Plymouth
Co.) regt. ; service, 15 days ; company marched to Bristol, R. I., on the alarm of
Dec. 8, 1776.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 1007

JossELTN, Philip, Hanover. Private, Capt. Robert Lenthall Eells's militia co. of South
Hanover, which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775,
to Marshfield ; service, 3 days, under direction of field officers of 2d Plymouth
Co. regt. ; also, Corporal, Capt. Amoa Turner's co., Col. John Cushing's (2d
Plymouth Co.) regt. ; service, 15 days; company marched to Bristol, R. I., on
the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

JossELTN, Seth, Hanover. Sergeant, Capt. Robert Lenthall Eells's militia co. of South
Hanover, which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775,
to Marshfield ; service, 3 days, under direction of field officers of 2d Plymouth Co.
regt. ; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Amos Turner's 4th (Hanover) co., 2d Plymouth
Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen by the several companies in said
regiment, dated Hanover, May 8, 1776; ordered in Council May 10, 1776, that
said officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned May 10, 1776 ; also, Lieu-
tenant, Capt. Amos Turner's co.. Col. John Cushing's (2d Plymouth Co.) regt.;
service, 15 days ; company marched to Bristol, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776 ;
also, Lieutenant, Capt. Hayward Peirce's co., Col. Theophilus Cotton's regt. ; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 6 days ; company drafted from Scituate and Hanover Sept. 25, 1777,
and ordered to march to Tiverton, R. I., on a secret expedition ; roll dated
Scituate.

JossLEN, David, Leominster. List of men tried by courts-martial subsequent to Jan.

1, 1781; said Josslen tried March 13 [year not given, probably 1782 or 1783], by
regimental court-martial, Capt. Mills, President, on charge of absenting himself
from guard duty ; sentenced to 6 days fatigue duty.

JossLEYN, Francis. Private, Capt. James Harlow's co.. Col. Ezra Wood's regt.; en-
listed June 5, 1778; service, 8 mos. 8 days, travel to and from camp (480 miles)
allowed ; company raised to guard passes of North river for 8 months.

JossLiN, Jabez, West Stockbridge (also given Stockbridge) . Descriptive list dated
Lenox, Aug. 20, 1781, of men raised in Berkshire Co., agreeable to resolve of Dec.

2, 1780, and delivered to William Walker, Superintendent for said county ; Capt.
Hall's CO., Col. Rossiter's regt. ; age, 37 (also given 38) yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 2 (also
given 5 ft. 1) in. ; complexion, light (also given dark) ; hair, brown (also given
light and dark) ; occupation, tailor ; birthplace, Hanover ; residence. West Stock-
bridge (also given Stockbridge) ; engaged for town of West Stockbridge (also
given Stockbridge) ; engaged July 20, 1781 ; joined Capt. William Mills's co.,
Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt. ; term, 3 years.

JossLiN, John. Private ; list of men returned as serving on main guard at Prospect
Hill under Lieut. Col. L. Baldwin, dated July 16, 1775.

JossLiNG, Jabez. Private, Capt. William Mills's co., Lieut.. Col. John Brooks's (7th)
regt. ; muster rolls for Aug. and Sept., 1781 ; enlisted July 20, 1781 ; enlistment, 3
years.

JossLiNG, John. Sergeant, Lieut. Joseph Willson's detachment from Capt. Ezekiel
Hearick's (Herrick's) co.. Col. John Ashley, Jr.'s (Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered
service July 8,1777; discharged July 21,1777; service, 14 days; detachment
marched to reinforce Northern army by order of Maj. Gen. Schyler (Schuyler).
Roll dated Tyringham.

JossLTN, Joseph, Lancaster.. Private, Capt. Benjamin Houghton's co. of Minute-men,
Col. John Whetcomb's regt., which inarched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to
Cambridge; service, 10^ days.

JossLVN, Joseph, Pembroke. Private, Capt. Thomas Turner's co. of militia. Col.
Anthony Thomas's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm
of April 19, 1775; service, 3 days.



1008 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



JossLTN, Samuel, Lancaster. Lieutenant, Capt. Benjamin Houghton's co. of Minute-
men, Col. John Whetcomb's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775,
to Cambridge ; service, 13^ days.

JossoM, Joseph. Private, Capt. William Warner's co., Col. Thomas Marshall's (10th)
regt. ; pay abstract for clothing for the year 1778. [See Joseph Jaseph.]

JosTLiN, LiNDSET. Private, Capt. Enoch Nol)le's co. ; enlisted Aug. 21, 1777; dis-
charged Sept. 21 (also given Sept. 20), 1777; service, 30 days; company marched
to Manchester, Vt., thence to AUington, thence to Stillwater, by order of Gen.
Lincoln, joined Col. John Ashley's (Berkshire Co.) regt., and marched to Bolton's
Rills [ ?] and there served until regularly discharged ; also, pay roll for same ser-
vice certified at Sheffield; also, Capt. Roswell Downing's co., Col. John Ashley's
(Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted Sept. 19, 1777; discharged Oct. 19, 1777; service,
31 days, at Stillwater; roll certified at Sheffield by Brig. Gen. John Fellows.

JosTLiN, Samuel. Capt. Roswell Downing's co.. Col. John Ashly's regt.; enlisted
July 6, 1777; discharged July 21, 1777; service, 15 days; company marched to
Kingsbury at request of Maj. Gen. Schuiler (Schuyler). Roll sworn to in Berk-
shire Co.

JoTHAM, Calvin, Bridgewater. Descriptive list of men raised in Plymouth Co. in 1779
to serve in the Continental Army ; age, 20 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion,
negro; engaged for town of Bridgewater ; delivered to Capt. L. Bailey ; aZso, Capt.
Ashley's co. ; entered service July 26, 1779; discharged April 26, 1780; term, 9
months; also, 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 14,
1780; age, 20 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, negro; engaged for town of
Bridgewater ; 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. Pater-
son 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 Bridgewater to reinforce the
Continental Army at West Point in 1780 ; marched July 8, 1780 [service not given] .

JoTHAM, Calvin. Private, Capt. John Barrows's co., Col. Abijah Stearns's regt. of
guards ; enlisted April 14, 1778 ; discharged July 2, 1778 ; service, 2 raos. 21 days,
at and about Boston.

JoTHAM, Luther, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Josiah Hayden's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Bailey's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 4 days ;
also, Capt. Josiah Haj-den's co.. Gen. John Thomas's regt.; company return
dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, muster roll for Sept. and Oct., 1775, dated Camp at Rox-
bury ; enlisted Aug. 1, 1775; reported a negro; also, Capt. Elisha Mitchell's co.,
Cul. Simeon Gary's regt.; service from time of enlistment to time of marching,
5 days ; roll dated April 2, 1776 ; also, Capt. James Allen's co., CoL Simeon Cary's
regt. ; pay abstract for rations, dated Camp near New York, Aug. 9, 1770 ; mileage
(251 miles) allowed said Jotham; also, Capt. Nathan Snow's co., Col. Hawes's
regt. ; enlisted Sept. 24, 1777; service, 1 mo. 9 days, at Rhode Island on a secret
expedition; roll sworn to at Plymouth.

JouBEKT, . [This name also appears under the form of Jubart, Jubert, Tubert.]

Joubekt, Lewis. List of French prisoners sent from Halifax to Boston Oct. 8, 1778, to
be exchanged; reported a Seaman; letter from Bat. Fox, Commissary of Pris-
oners, to the Commissary of Prisoners at Boston, dated on board the " Rainbow "
at Halifax, Oct. 8, 1778, accompanying list, requests that said men be exchanged
for British prisoners.

JouRDAN, Abner. Receipt dated Boston, May 4, 1782, for bounty paid said Jourdan
by David Cuttler, Chairman of Class No. 17 of the town of Newbury, to serve in
the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.



m THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTIOX. 1009

JouKDAN, Abraham. Matross, in a corps of artillery commanded by Lieut. Etham
Moore and stationed at Falmouth ; engaged Sept. 15, 1780 ; service to Nov. 1, 1780,
1 mo. 17 days.

JouiiDEN, James. Private, Capt. Hart Williams's co.. Col. Edmund Phinney's regt. ;
company return dated Cambridge, Oct. 7, 1775.



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