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Holland, William. Petition dated Boston, Nov. 1, 1779, signed by Isaiah Doane, in
behalf of Thomas Davis and Ephraim Spooner, of Plymouth, asking that said
Holland be commissioned as commander of the schooner " Hawke " (privateer) ;
ordered in Council Nov. 1, 1779, that a commission be issued.

Holland, William. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship "Aurora"
(privateer) , commanded by Capt. David Porter, dated Boston, June 16, 1781 ;
age, 20 yrs. ; stature, 4 ft. 8 in.

Hollaston, Nathaniel. Descriptive list of men raised in AVorcester Co. to serve in
the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Seth
Washburn, Superintendent; Capt. Davis's co.. Col. Whitney's regt. ; age, 17 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, light; occupation, farmer; engaged for town of
Harvard; engaged March 3, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Hollawat, Jonathan. Capt. James Keith's co.. Col. Sargent's (28th) regt.; order
for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp before Boston, Dec. 21,
1775.

Hollawat, Petek. Sergeant, Lieut. Abiel Whitmarsh's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt. ; entered service July 29, 1780 ; discharged July 31, 1780 ; service, 3 days, on
вАҐ an alarm at Rhode Island ; company raised to serve for 6 days at Tiverton, R. I.
Roll sworn to in Bristol Co.

Hollawat, Samuel, Boston. Private, Capt. Joseph Bates's co., Lieut. Col. John
Brooks's (7th) regt.; muster roll for May, 1781, dated West Point; enlistment,
during war; reported on extra service; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781, dated
Camp at Peekskill ; also, muster roll for Sept., 1781 ; also, muster roll for Oct.
and Nov., 1781, dated York Hutts; reported on command at West Point from
Aug., 1781; also, muster roll for Dec, 1781, dated York Hutts and sworn to at
West Point.

HoLLAWELL, JONATHAN, Scituate. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from 2d Plymouth Co. regt., as returned agreeable to order of Council of Nov. 7,
1777; residence, Scituate; engaged for town of Scituate; term, 3 years.

HoLLBROoK. Phineas, Belliugham. Private, Capt. John Gay's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Francis's regt.; pay abstract for mileage to camp and return, travel allowance
from camp home, etc., sworn to Nov. 29, 1776 ; said Hollbrook credited with 2
days allowance; mileage (36 miles) also allowed; company drafted from Rox-
bury, Dedham, Needham, Medfield, Wrentham, Walpole, Medway, Danvers,
Bellingham, Beverly, Middleton, and Manchester.



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HoLLcoTT, Hezekiah. Private, Capt. Rufus Allen's co. of matrosses, Col. David
Rosseter's regt.; enlisted Oct. 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 17, 1780; service, 3 days,
on an alarm. [See Hezekiah Tolcott.]

HoLLEDAY, John, Jr. Capt. Gideon Parker's co.. Col. Moses Little's regt. ; order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp Prospect Hill, Dec. 28, 1775.

HoLLEDAT, Jonah. Return of 3 and 6 months men raised in Hampshire Co. from
(late) Col. Moseley's regt. by order of Brig. Gen. Danderson (Danielson), dated
Hampshire Co., Oct. 26, 1780; Capt. Sloper's co. ; engaged for town of Bland-
ford ; term, 6 months.

HoLLENBECK, . [This name also appears under the form of Hellenbeck, Holem-

beck, Holembeg, Holenbeck, Holenbeg, Holinbeck, Hollenbek.]

HoLLENBECK, ABRAHAM. Private, Capt. Roswell Downing's co.. Col. Miles Powel's
(Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 19, 1779; discharged Aug. 27 (also given
Aug. 23), 1779; service, 1 mo. 9 days; company marched to New Haven, Conn.
Roll sworn to in Berkshire Co.

HoLLENBECK, EPHEAiM. Private, Capt. John Spoor's co.. Col. John Ashley's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt.; enlisted Sept. 19, 1777; discharged Oct. 19, 1777; service, 31
days ; company marched to Stillwater. Roll certified at SheflBeld by Brig. Gen.
John Fellows.

Hollenbek, Abraham. Private, 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 sworn to at Sheffield by Brig. Gen. John Fellows.

HoLLEND, Reuben. Capt. Hey wood's co., Col. Bailey's (2d) regt. ; entered service
Aug. 9, 1779; discharged May 1, 1780; term, 9 months.

HoLLERDAT, JoHN, Newbury. Corporal, Capt. Gideon Parker's co.. Col. Moses Little's
(17th) regt. ; company return dated Oct. 8, 1775 ; enlisted July 13, 1775 ; age, 40
yrs.

HoLLES, Daniel, Lanesborough. Private, Capt. Asa Barns's co.. Col. Benjamin R.
Woodbridge's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 20, 1775; ser-
vice, 11 days; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Oct.
23, 1775.

HoLLES, Ebenezer. Capt. Jacob Goold's co.. Col. John Greaton's regt.; order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge Camp, Dec. 12, 1775.

HoLLES, Ebenezer. Descriptive return dated Boston, Jan. 9, 1781, made by Edward
Procter, Colonel of Boston regt., of men who had enlisted to serve in the Conti-
nental Army for the term of 6 months from the time of their arrival at place of
rendezvous, unless sooner discharged, and who had received bounty and mileage
due them of said Col. Procter ; Capt. Brailsford's co. ; age, 41 yrs. ; stature, 6 ft. ;
complexion, brown.

HoLLES, Elijah. Capt. Asa Barns's co.. Col. Ruggles's Woodbridge's regt. ; order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Oct. 23, 1775; also, Private, Capt.
Asa Barns's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's regt.; service, 7 days, at the North-
ward ; company marched from Lanesborough Oct. 14, 1780.

HoLLES, James, Jr. Private, Capt. Thomas White's co., Col. Joseph Palmer's regt.;
service, 15 days; company assembled March 4, 1776, marched to Dorchester
Neck, and served there and at other places between that date and May 1, 1776.

HoLLES, Joseph. Private, Capt. Thomas White's co., Col. Joseph Palmer's regt.;
service, 15 days ; company assembled March 4, 1776, marched to Dorchester Neck,
and served there and at other places between that date and May 1, 1776.



136 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HoLLES, Joseph. Private, Capt. Samuel Holbrook's co., Col. Bass's regt.; service, 3
days ; company assembled June 14, 1776, and marched from Middle Precinct in
Braintree to Hoflf's (Hough's) Neck and Hull.

HoLLES, Nathaniel. Corporal, Capt. Thomas White's co.. Col. Joseph Palmer's regt. ;
service, 15 days ; company assembled March 4, 1776, marched to Dorchester Neck,
and served there and at other places between that date and May 1, 1776.

HoLLES, Samuel, Kingston. Private, Capt. Peleg Wadsworth's co., Col. Cotton's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 12, 1775; service, 2 mos.
25 days ; also, descriptive list of men belonging to Capt. Seth Drew's co., 2d Mass.
regt., who engaged to serve during the war, dated West Point, Jan. 27, 1781 ;
stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, florid ; hair, sandy; residence, Kingston ; enlisted
May 16, 1779, at Kingston by the County recruiting officer.

HoLLESTER, Jesse. Captain Lieutenant, Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt. ; muster rolls
for Feb.-April, 1781, dated West Point; appointed Jan. 6, 1780; reported re-
cruiting at Lenox.

HoLLESTER, WiLLiAM. Private, Capt. William Wells's detachment of militia, 3d Berk-
shire Co. regt. ; enlisted Oct. 30, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 7, 1781 ; service, 8 days ;
detachment marched on the alarm at Saratoga of Oct. 29, 1781.

HoLLESTON, Jesse. General order dated Headquarters, Ticonderoga, Sept. 12, 1776,
taken from Col. AVheelock's Orderly Book ; said Holleston, Sergeant in Col. Pat-
terson's regt., appointed Ensign, vice Ensign Arnold, deserted.

HoLLESTOR, Ephraim, Lcuox. Sergeant, Capt. Charles Dibbell's co., Col. Patterson's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 5, 1775; service, 3 mos.
4 days.

HoLLESTOR, Jesse, Lenox. Corporal, Capt. Charles Dibbell's co., Col. Patterson's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 5, 1775; service, 3 mos.
4 days.

HoLLEWAY, Calvin. Private, Capt. Nathan Watkins's co.. Col. Edmund Phinney's
regt.; muster roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776; enlisted Jan. 1,
1776; reported deserted Sept. 1, 1776.

Hollewat, Elijah, Granville. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Array,
as returned by Capt. Aaron Coe, Capt. John Hamilton, and Capt. Willianl Cooley,
sworn to at Granville, March 31, 1779; residence, Granville; engaged for town of
Granville ; joined Capt. Stanton's co.. Col; Sherbon's (Sherburne's) regt. ; term,
during war.

Hollewat, John. Private, Capt. Joseph Bates's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th)
regt.; muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated York Hutts; enlistment, 3
j^ears.

Hollewat, Samuel. Private, Capt. Joseph Bates's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's
(7th) regt. ; muster roll for Feb., 1782, dated York Huts and sworn to at West
Point ; enlistment, during war ; reported boat-building.

HoLLEWELL, Daniel. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Greenfield for
service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched July 17, 1780 ; discharged
Jan. 18, 1781, 172 miles from home ; service, 6 mos. 1 day. [See Daniel Holloway
and Daniel CornwelL]

Hollewell, John. Descriptive list of men raised agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780,
as returned by Col. Washburn, Superintendent for Worcester Co. ; age, 27 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 3 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; occupation, weaver; engaged
for town of Hubbardston ; engaged Feb. 24, 1782 ; term, 3 years.



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HoLLET, David. Private, Capt. Joseph Raymond's co., Col. Hyde's regt., Gen. Ros-
seter's brigade ; enlisted Oct. 29, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 6, 1781 ; service, 12 days,
on an alarm at Stillwater, travel (3 days) included.

HoLLET, Elijah, Granville. Private, Capt. Lebbeus Ball's co., Col. Timothy Daniel-
son's regt. ; company return dated Camp at Roxbury, Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order
for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Dec. 22, 1775.

HoLLET, Elijah. Receipt dated March 19, 1781, for bounty paid said Holley by
Jonathan Persons and Eldad Holecomb, on behalf of a class of the town of Gran-
ville, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

HoLLET, John. Private, Capt. Joseph Bates's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th)
regt.; muster rolls for Feb.-April, 1781, dated West Point; reported deserted
April 6, 1781.

Holley, John, Jr. Private, Capt. Benjamin Smith's co. ; enlisted Oct. 9, 1775; ser-
vice to Dec. 1, 1775, 1 mo. 25 days ; company stationed at Martha's Vineyard for
defence of seacoast; also, same co. ; service from June 1, 1776, to Sept. 1, 1776, 3
mos. ; company stationed at Martha's Vineyard for defence of seacoast.

HoLLET, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Amos Rathbun's co., Maj. Caleb Hyde's detach-
ment of militia ; enlisted July 8, 1777 ; discharged July 20, 1777 ; service, 13 days,
with Northern army.

HoLLET, Joseph. Private, Capt. Benjamin Smith's co. ; enlisted Oct. 9, 1775; service
to Dec. 1, 1775, 1 mo. 25 days ; company stationed at Martha's Vineyard for de-
fence of seacoast; also, same co.; service from June 1, 1776, to Sept. 1, 1776, 3
mos. ; company stationed at Martha's Vineyard for defence of seacoast.

HoLLET, Samuel. Capt. Thomas Grant's co.. Col. John Glover's regt.; order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Cambridge, Dec. 25, 1775.

HoLLET, Samuel. Receipt dated Stockbridge, Feb. 5, 1781, for bounties paid said
Holley and others by a committee of the town of Stockbridge to serve in the Con-
tinental Army for the term of 3 years, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; also.
Private, Capt. Nathan Goodale's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt.; muster
rolls for Feb.-April, 1781, dated Garrison, West Point; enlisted Jan. 1, 1781 ; en-
listment, 3 years ; reported on command at " Smith's Clove " in April, 1781.

HoLLET, William, Beverly. Sailor, brigantine " Fanny," commanded by Capt. Herbert
Woodberry ; list of officers and crew, sworn to Aug. 22, 1780 ; residence, Beverly.

HoLLET, WiLLiAjM, Sheffield. List of deserters from 8th regt. and part of the 9th
regt. commanded by Col. Michael Jackson, subsequent to Jan. 1, 1777, dated Jan.
25, 1781; age, 19 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; resi-
dence, Sheffield ; enlistment, during war ; reported deserted Dec. -, 1780.

HoLLiBURT, Daniel. Private, Capt. Zebulon Norten's co.. Col. John Ashley's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 27, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 14, 1777 ; service, 23
days, at the Northward. Roll dated Equivalent.

HoLLiCE, Richard, Salem. Private, Capt. Nathan Brown's co.. Col. John Mansfield's

(19th) regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson; company return dated

Oct. 6, 1775.
HoLLicE, Stephen, Braintree. Private, Capt. Isaac Pope's co.. Col. William Shepard's

(4th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec.

31, 1780; also, same co. and regt.; return made up for the year 1780, dated Hutts

near West Point ; residence, Braintree ; enlisted Nov. 30, 1776 ; enlistment, during

war.
HoLLiDAY, . [This name also appears' under the form of Halladay, Hallady,

Holada, Holaday, Holady, Holeday, Holiday, Holladay, Holleday, Hollerday,

Hollorday, Holoday.]



138 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HoLLiDAY, John, Newburyport. Private, Capt. Moses Nowell's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 4 days; also, Capt. Gideon Parker's CO.,
Col. Moses Little's regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said HoUiday and
others, dated Cambridge, July 2, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equiva-
lent in money dated Prospect Hill, Dec. 28, 1775.

HoLLiDAT, John. Private, Capt. Gideon Parker's co.. Col. Moses Little's (12th) regt. ;
copy of a company return; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776; reported died Jan. 4, 1776.

HoLLiDAT, John, Jr. Private, Capt. Gideon Parker's co.. Col. Moses Little's (12th)
regt. ; copy of a company return ; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776.

HoLLiDAT, Jonah, Blandford. Private, Lieut. Col. Whiting's co., 6th Mass. regt.;
pay roll for Aug. and Sept., 1780; also, pay roll for 6 months men belonging to
the town of Blandford raised for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ;
marched July 10, 1780; discharged Dec. 6, 1780; service, 5 mos. 2 days, includ-
ing travel (120 miles) from camp home.

Hollidat, Jonah, Southampton. Private, Capt. Abner Pomroy's co.. Col. Fellows's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service, 3 mos. 6
days.

Hollidat, Jonah. Private, Capt. Nathan Rowlee's co., Lieut. Col. Timothy Robin-
son's detachment of Hampshire Co. militia; enlisted Dec. 25, 1776; service to
April 3, 1777, 99 days, at Ticonderoga.

Hollidat, Jonah. Private, Capt. Daniel Sacket's co., Col. Woodbridge's regt. ; en-
listed Aug. 20, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 27, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 7 days, in Northern
department ; company raised for 3 months.

Hollidat, Jonah. Private, Capt. Solomon Brown's co., Col. Elisha Porter's (Hamp-
shire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 31, 1779; discharged Sept. 1, 1779; service, 1 mo.
6 days, at New London, Conn., including 4 days (81 miles) travel home.

Hollidat, Thomas, Newburyport. Private, Capt. Gideon Parker's co.. Col. Moses
Little's (12th) regt. ; copy of a company return ; enlisted Dec. 2, 1775 ; also, list
of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from 2d Essex Co. regt., as
returned by Maj. Ralph Cross; residence, Newburyport; engaged for town of
Newburyport; joined Capt. Moses Greenleaf's co.. Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt. ;
term, 3 years; also. Drummer, Capt. Greenleaf's co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 17, 1777, to Dec. 31,
1779; also, Capt. Greenleaf's co., Col. Francis's regt.; rations allowed from date
of enlistment, Feb. 17, 1777, to time of arrival at Bennington ; credited with 41
days allowance; also, Capt. Greenleaf's co., Col. Tupper's regt.; return dated
Jan. 25, 1778.

Hollidat, Thobias. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship "Lion," com-
manded by Capt. Wingate Newman, sworn to at Boston, July 12, 1781 ; age, 31
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, dark.

Hollidat, William, Newburyport. Private, Capt. Moses Nowell's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 4 days; a^so, Corporal, Capt. Ezra Lunt's
CO., Col. Moses Little's (17th) regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775];
enlisted May 2, 1775; age, 21 yrs.; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent
in money dated Dec. 11, 1775.

Hollies, Baknabas. Capt. John Vinton's co. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent
in money dated Cambridge, Feb. 1, 1776.

Hollies, Richard, Salem. Private, Capt. Nathan Brown's co.. Col. John Mansfield's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 25, 1775; service, 9 weeks 5
days.



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HoLLiMAN, George. Descriptive list of men detached from the Boston regt. to serve
in the Continental Army for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival
at place of rendezvous, returned as received of Maj. Stephen Badlam, by Capt.
Anthony Burk, at Roxbury, July 3, 1779, to be delivered to Justin Ely, Esq., at
Springfield ; Capt. Belcher's co. ; age, 21 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6^ in. ; hair, brown ;
eyes, gray; complexion, fair; also, list of men returned as received of Stephen
Badlam, Superintendent for Suffolk Co., at the hands of Anthony Burk, Esq., by
Justin Ely, Commissioner, at Springfield, July 9, 1779 ; also, list of men detached
from Boston regt., agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779, to serve in the Continental
Army for the term of 9 months, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner,
by Capt. Christopher Marshall, at Springfield, July 16, 1779.

HoLLis, . [This name also appears under the form of Holis, Hollace, Holies,

Hollice, Hollies, HoUiss, Hollos, Hoyls.]

HoLLis, Adam, Worthington. Private, Capt. Joshua L. Woodbridge's co.. Col. Nathan
Tyler's regt.; enlisted June 25, 1779; service, 2 nios. 3 days, at Rhode Island;
reported deserted Aug. 12, 1779. Roll sworn to at Newport.

HoLLis, Adaju. Private, Capt. Isaac Morton's co., commanded by Lieut. Zaccheus
Thayer subsequent to Oct. 12, 1778, Col. Thomas Poor's regt. ; enlisted June 23,
1778 ; discharged Oct. 7, 1778 ; service, 3 mos. 27 days, including 12 days (240
miles) travel home; enlistment, 8 months from the time of arrival at Peekskill;
also, Capt. Isaac Morton's co., Col. Thomas Poor's regt. ; pay roll for Sept., 1778,
dated Fort Clinton.

HoLLis, Adam. Private, Capt. John Holden's (4th) co., Col. Thomas Nixon's regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Oct. 6, 1778, to Nov. 6, 1778;
reported deserted; also, descriptive list of deserters, dated Camp Ten Eyck, Aug.
27, 1780; Capt. J. Holden's co., Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th) regt.; rank, Private;
age, 17 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; eyes, light;
deserted March 1, 1779.

HoLLis, Barnabas, Braintree. Private, Capt. John Vinton's (Independent) co. ; mus-
ter roll dated Jan.-, 1776; enlisted May 3, 1775; service, 8 mos. 18 days; also.
Private, Col. Sheldon's regt. of light dragoons ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from March 15, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Braintree; also, re-
turns of officers and men belonging to Massachusetts in Col. Elisha Sheldon's
(2d) regt. of light dragoons, certified at Durham, April 22, 1779, and at Fishkill,
June 18, 1779 ; engaged March 15, 1777 ; engaged for town of Braintree ; also.
Col. Sheldon's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1,
1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; reported as serving 9 mos. as Private, 2 mos. as Corporal;
also. Corporal, Col. Sheldon's (2d) regt. of light dragoons ; return made by Benja-
min Tallmadge, Major Commandant of said regiment, dated Jan. 28, 1781 ; enlisted
May 5, 1777, by Capt. Crafts ; enlistment, during war.

HoLLis, Benjamin, Weymouth. Private, Capt. Thomas Nash's co., Col. Solomon
Lovell's regt.; service, 2 days, subsequent to March 10, 1776; also, Capt. Seth
Turner's co., Col. Thomas Marshall's regt.; enlisted June 20, 1776; service to
Nov. 1, 1776, 4 mos. 11 days.

Mollis, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Edmund Billings's co. (co. of North Precinct in
Braintree), Col. Jonathan Bass's regt. ; service, 5 days ; company assembled June
13, 1776, to drive British ships out of Boston harbor. Roll sworn to at Boston.

Mollis, Benjamin. Matross, Capt. Winthrop Gray's (3d) co.. Col. Thomas Crafts's
(Artillery) regt. ; service from time of enlistment to Aug. 1, 1777, 1 mo. 15 days ;
also, statement dated Boston, Sept. 22, 1777, signed by said HoUis and others
belonging to Col. Crafts's regt., declaring their refusal to leave Boston unless their
bounty or wages, or both, were made equivalent to those allowed the soldiers of
the Continental train of artillery ; also, petition addressed to Col. Thomas Crafts,
dated Camp at Boston, Sept. 25, 1777, signed by said HoUis and others, request-



140 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



HoLLis, Benjamin, contimied.

ing that the objectionable part of their former petition, which was considered
mutinous, be stricken out, and asliing that the sergeants of the regiment confined
on account of the petition be released; also, Capt. Winthrop Gray's (3d) co.. Col.
Thomas Crafts's (Artillery) regt. ; return of men who marched on a secret expedi-
tion to Rhode Island and were entitled to gratuities, dated Boston, Jan. 8, 1778;
also, same co. and regt. ; list of men entitled to additional bounty, dated Boston,
Jan. 12, 1778 ; also, Capt. William Todd's co.. Col. Crafts's regt. ; list of men who
received bounty from April 30, 1777, to Dec. 30, 1777, 8 months.

HoLLis, Daniel, 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. John Vinton's co. of Minute-men, Col. Benjamin Lincoln's
regt., which assembled April 29, 1775 ; service, 3 days ; also. Corporal, Capt. John
Vinton's (Independent) co. ; muster roll dated Jan. -,1776; enlisted May 3, 1775;
service, 8 mos. 18 days ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money
dated Cambridge, Feb. 10, 1776.

HoLLis, Daniel, Lanesborough. Capt. Asa Barns's co.. Col. Benjamin Ruggles Wood-
bridge's regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said HoUis and others, dated
Cambridge, June 30, 1775; also. Private, same co. and regt.; company return
dated Sept. 28, 1775 ; aZso, Drummer, Capt. Ebenezer Newell's co.. Col. Benja-
min Symonds's regt. ; service, 6 days ; company marched from Lanesborough to
Meloomscuyck Aug. 14, 1777, on an alarm; also. Private, Capt. Enos Parker's
CO., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt.; enlisted July 3, 1778; discharged Sept. 30, 1778;
service, 3 mos. 1 day; company detached from Berkshire Co. militia to guard
stores at Springfield for 6 months from July 1, 1778.

HoLLis, David, Haverhill. Private, Capt. Thomas Cogswell's co.. Col. L. Baldwin's
(26th) regt.; pay abstracts for Feb.-May, 1776; also, Capt. Cogswell's co. ; pay
abstract for travel allowance, etc., from the array home, dated Jan. 28, 1777 ; said
Hollis credited with allowance for 15 days (300 miles) .

HoLLis, David, Weymouth. Private, Capt. Seth Turner's (Independent) co. ; enlisted
Jan. 22, 1776 ; service, 2 mos. 22 days ; company stationed at Braintree from Jan.
1, 1776, to May 22, 1776; also, Capt. Seth Turner's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's
regt.; enlisted May 23, 1776; service to Jan. 1, 1777, 7 mos. 9 days; company
stationed at Hull ; also, descriptive list of men raised in Suffolk Co. for the term
of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April
20, 1778, as returned by Stephen Badlam, Superintendent for said county, dated
Dorchester, June 29, 1778 ; Capt. Samuel Ward's co.. Col. David Cushing's regt. ;
age, 21 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, light; hair, light brown; eyes,
gray; nationality, American; occupation, cordwainer; residence, Weymouth;
engaged for town of Weymouth; conducted to camp by Sergt. Ebenezer Brown;
also, list of men returned as received of Maj. Stephen Badlam, by Sergt. Ebenezer
Brown, of Col. Bailey's regt., at Dorchester, June 29, 1778, to be delivered to Brig.
Jonathan Warner at Fishkill ; also, list of men returned as mustered by Henry
Rutgers, Jr., Deputy Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778; arrived at
Fishkill July 9, 1778; also, Private, Capt. Jacob Wales's co.. Col. Thomas Mar-
shall's regt. ; muster rolls for Jan. and March, 1779, dated West Point; enlisted
July 9, 1778 ; enlistment, 9 months ; reported on command at Tarrytown in Jan.,
1779; also, Capt. Luke Howell's co.. Col. Nathan Tj^ler's regt.; enlisted July 15,
1779 ; service to Dec. 1, 1779, 4 mos. 16 days, at Rhode Island ; also, same co. and



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