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service, 3 days; also, Capt. James Lincoln's (Independent) co. ; enlisted May 5,
1775; service, 5 mos., 12 weeks, 4 days; company stationed at Hingham until
Jan. 1, 1776, for defence of seacoast; also, same co. ; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776; ser-
vice, 2 mos. ; company stationed at Hingham until May 22, 1776.

Hobart, John. Pay roll of a company commanded by Lieut. Heman Lincoln, Col.
Solomon Lovel's regt. ; service, 2 days ; company marched to Hull June 23, 1776.

Hobart, John. (Late) Capt. Elias Whiton's co., Col. Symms's regt.; enlisted March
9, 1778; discharged June 9, 1778; service, 3 mos., with guards at Boston.

Hobart, John, alias James Sbarle. Receipt dated Boston, July 11, 1782, for bounty
paid said Hobart by the committee of the town of Salem to serve in the Conti-
nental Army for the term of 3 years ; also, list of recruits who were mustered but
deserted from Boston subsequent to June 24, 1782, as returned by Lieut. Col.
John Popkin, A. G. ; mustered July 11, 1782, to the credit of the town of Salem ;
deserted July 11, 1782; said Hobart acknowledged subsequent to his desertion
that he had been induced to enlist under a fictitious name, viz., Hobart, by one
Chandler, alias Tucker, of Townsend.

Hobart, John, Jr. Private, Capt. Thomas Hearsey's co.. Col. Lovil's (Lovell's) regt. ;
service, 4 days ; company marched to Dorchester March 4, 1776. Roll sworn to
at Hingham.



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HoBART, John, Jr. Private, Capt. Moses French's cc. Col. Joseph Palmer's regt. ;
service, 15 days ; company assembled at Braintree March 4, 1776.

HoBART, John, Jr. Pay roll of a company commanded by Lieut. Heman Lincoln, Col.
Solomon Level's regt. ; service, 2 days; company marched to Hull June 23, 1776.

HoBART, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Heman Lincoln's co.. Col. Lovil's (Lovell's) regt. ;
service, 4 days; company marched to Hull Dec. 14, 1776; also, (late) Capt. Elias
Whiton's CO., Col. Symms's regt. ; enlisted March 9, 1778; discharged April 28,
1778; service, 1 mo. 20 days, with guards at Boston.

HoBART, Joseph, Hingham. Private, Capt. James Lincoln's (Independent) co.; en-
listed Feb. 9, 1776; service, 3 months; company stationed at Hingham until May
22, 1776.

HoBART, Joseph, Hingham. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army,
as returned by Capt. Benjamin Lapham and Capt. Peter Cushing, sworn to at
Hingham, Feb. 17, 1778; residence, Hingham; enlisted for town of Hingham;
joined Capt. Pilsbury's co., Col. Wigglesworth's regt. ; enlistment, 3 years.

HoBART, Joshua, Braintree. Private, Capt. John Vinton's (Independent) co. ; enlisted
May 25, 1775; service, 7 mos., 3 weeks, 3 days; also, Capt. Moses French's co.,
Col. Joseph Palmer's regt.; service, 5 days; company assembled at Braintree
March 4, 1776; also, Capt. Pyam Cushing's co.. Col. Lovell's regt.; service, 2
days; company assembled at Hull two different times in June, 1776; also, Capt.
Moses French's co., Col. Jonathan Bass's regt. ; service, 2 days ; company assem-
bled at Braintree June 13, 1776, upon orders to march to Hough's Neck, and June
24, 1776, upon orders to march to Nantasket.

HoBART, Josiah, Groton. Sergeant, Capt. Asa Lawrence's co. of Minute-men, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to headquarters at Cambridge ; service,
16 days.

HoBART, Josiah. Private, Capt. Asa Laurance's (Lawrence's) co. of volunteers, Col.
Jonathan Reed's regt.; enlisted Sept. 27, 1777; discharged Oct. 20, 1777; service,
1 mo. 2 days, including travel home ; company raised in Littleton and Westford
and marched to assist army under Gen. Gates.

Hobakt, Nathaniel, Abington. Private, Capt. William Reed's co. of Minute-men,
Col. John Bailey's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
8 days ; also, Capt. William Reed's co.. Gen. John Thomas's regt. ; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos., 1 week, 5 days;
also, company return dated Roxbury, Oct. 6, 1775.

HoBART, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Edmund Longley's co., Col. Cogswell's regt.;
enlisted Sept. 30, 1778; discharged Dec. 31, 1778; service, 3 mos. 4 days; com-
pany detached to guard and fortif.y posts at and about Boston.

Hobart, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Thomas Newcomb's co., Lieut. Col. Joseph
Webb's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 2, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 5, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 14
days, at Peekskill, N. Y., including 11 days (220 miles) travel home.

Hobart, Nathaniel. Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. ; pay rolls for service at the Castle
from Oct. 25, 1785, to July 25, 1786, and from Oct. 25, 1786, to Jan. 25, 1787.

Hobart, Nehemiah. (Late) Capt. Elias Whiton's co., Col. Symms's regt.; enlisted
March 9, 1778 ; discharged June 9, 1778 ; service, 3 mos., with guards at Boston.

Hobart, Noah, Hingham. Private, Capt. James Lincoln's (Independent) co. ; en-
listed May 5, 1775; service, 5 mos., 12 weeks, 4 days; company stationed at
Hingham until Jan. 1, 1776, for defence of seacoast.

Hobart, Peter, Hingham. Private, Capt. James Lincoln's (Independent) co. ; enlisted
Feb. 23, 1776; service, 1 mo., 3 weeks, 2 days; company stationed at Hingham
until May 22, 1776.



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HoBART, Peter. Private, Capt. Pyam Cushing's co., Col. Lovell's regt. ; service
between March 11 and March 29, 1776, 3 days ; company assembled to guard the
shore; also, same co. and regt.; service, 4 days; company assembled at Hull
two different times in June, 1776.

HoBART, Samuel. Private, Capt. Thomas Hearsey's co., Col. Lovel's (Lovell's) regt.;
service, 3 days ; company marched to Dorchester March 4, 1776. Roll sworn to
at Hingham.

HoBART, Samuel. 3d Sergeant, Capt. Heman Lincoln's co., Col. Lovel's regt. ; service,
4 days; company marched to Hull Dec. 14, 1776.

HoBART, Samuel. Pay roll for 6 months men detached from militia of the town of
Braintree to reinforce Continental Army during 1780 ; marched July 4, 1780 ; dis-
charged Dec. 23, 1780; service, 6 mos. 1 day, including travel (240 miles) home.

HoBART, Seth, Abington. Corporal, Capt. Edward Cobb's co., Col. Titcomb's regt.;
service, 2 mos. (also given 2 mos. 5 days) ; mileage to and from camp (100 miles)
allowed ; company marched from Abington and Bridgewater to Bristol, E,. I.,
April 21, 1777.

HoBART, Seth. Drummer, Capt. Calvin Partridge's co., Col. John Cushing's regt.;
drafted Sept. 20, 1776; service, 60 days; company marched to Rhode Island.

HoBART, Seth. Return dated July 26, 1777, of men mustered for Col. Robinson's
regt. by James Hatch, Muster Master for Plymouth Co., to serve in the New Eng-
land states until Jan. 1, 1778; enlisted by Capt. Cole; also, Private, Capt. Joseph
Cole's CO., Col. Robinson's regt.; enlisted July 6, 1777; service, 5 mos. 25 days,
at Rhode Island; roll sworn to in Plymouth Co.

HoBART, Seth. Private, Capt. Jacob Pool's co., Col. Jacobs's (Plymouth Co.) regt.;
enlisted July 21, 1780; discharged Oct. 21, 1780; service, 3 mos. 13 days, includ-
ing 13 days (260 miles) travel home; company raised to reinforce Continental
Army for 3 months.

HoBART, " Shelewell." Private, Capt. William Thurlo's co. ; abstract for advance
pay and mileage out and home (180 miles), sworn to in Worcester Co. ; service, 9
days ; company marched on an alarm at Bennington Aug. 22, 1777, under com-
mand of Maj. Ebenezer Bridge, by order of Gen. Stark and Col. Warner, and was
dismissed by Gen. Lincoln after proceeding 90 miles.

HoBART, Shubael, Ashbumham. Corporal, Capt. Deliverance Davis's co.. Col. Asa
Whetcombe's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of
April 19, 1775; service, 10 days.

HoBART, Simon, Groton. Private, Capt. Asa Lawrence's co., Col. William Prescott's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 25, 1775; service, 3 mos.;
also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; reported died July 28, 1775 ; also, order
for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Oct. 30, 1775 ; re-
ported as among those returned as killed and taken.

HoBART, William, Weston. Private, Capt. Samuel Lamson's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 3 days.

HoBART, William. Private, in a company commanded by 1st Lieut. Heman Lincoln,
Col. Lovil's (Lovell's) regt. ; service, 2 days ; mileage (20 miles) allowed ; com-
pany marched to Hull June 14, 1776.

HoBART, William. Private, Capt. Job Cushing's co.. Col. Solomon Lovell's regt.;
enlisted Dec. 18, 1776; discharged March 17, 1777; service, 3^ mos., including
travel (15 days) home; also, petition dated April 10, 1777, signed by said Hobart
and others belonging to Capt. Job Cushing's co., asking for unpaid portion of
allowance for travel to Danbury, Conn., subsequent to their engagement in Dec,
1776 ; enlistment, 3 mos. ; company marched from Hingham and Cohasset.



16 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HoBART, William. Lieutenant, Capt. Moses French's co., Col. Jonathan Titcomb's
regt. ; service from May 15, 1777, to July 15, 1777, 2 mos. 5 days, including travel
to and from Rhode Island.

HonAKT, William. (Late) Capt. Elias Whiton's co., Col. Symms's regt. ; enlisted
March 9, 1778 ; discharged April 28, 1778 ; service, 1 mo. 20 days, with guards at
Boston.

HoHARTT, Joshua. Private, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co., Col. Dike's regt. ; muster
roll for Dec, 1776-Feb , 1777; enlisted Dec. 1, 1776; credited to town of Hing-
ham; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

HoBAT, JosHL-A. Capt. John Vinton's co. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in
money dated Braintree, Dec. 28, 1775.

HoBBAiiD, Edmund. Petition dated April 10, 1777, signed by said Hobbard and others
belonging to Capt. Job Cushing's co., asking for unpaid portion of allowance for
travel to Danbury, Conn., suljsequent to their engagement in Dec, 1776; enlist-
ment, 3 months ; company marched from Hingham and Cohasset.

Hobbard, Joseph. Private, Capt. Benjamin Beal's co.. Col. Jacob Garish's (Gerrish's)
regt.; engaged July 26, 1778; discharged Dec. 13, 1778; company drafted in
July, 1778, to guai'd stores and troops of convention at and about Boston; also,
same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Boston, Aug. 14, 1778 ; enlistment, 6 months,
to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Hobbard, Moses. Sergeant, Capt. Philip Hubberd's co. ; enlisted March 1, 1776; ser-
vice to May 31, 1776, 3 mos. ; company stationed at Kittery Point and Old York
for defence of seacoast.

Hobbard, Philip. Private, Capt. Philip Hubberd's co. ; enlisted March 1, 1776; ser-
vice to May 31, 1776, 3 mos. ; company stationed at Kittery Point and Old York
for defence of seacoast.

Hobbard, Phineas, Groton. Capt. Henry Farwell's co., Col. William Prescott's
regt. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Sewall's Point, Nov.
16, 1775.

Hobbart, Isaac, Pembroke. Drummer, Capt. Elijah Cushing's co. of Minute-men,
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.

Hobbart, Judimer. Private, Capt. Zenas Wheeler's co.. Col. John Ashley's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 21, 1777; discharged Aug. 15, 1777; service, 26
days ; company marched to Fort Edward, N. Y., and received pay at Albany.

Hobbart, Phineas, Groton. Sergeant, Capt. Henry Farwell's (1st) co.. Col. William
Prescott's (10th) regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; engaged April 19,
1775.

HoBBERD, Jeremiah. Company receipt, given to Capt. Samuel Leighton, for mileage
money from Aug. 1, 1776, to Nov. 29, 1776, dated Dorchester.

Hobbes, Benjamin. Capt. John Baker's co.. Col. Moses Little's regt:; order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dec. 11, 1775.

Hobbes, Samuel. Petition dated Salem, July 20, 1778, signed by Samuel Hobbes, in
behalf of Elias H. Derby and others, of Salem, asking that said Hobbes be com-
missioned as commander of the schooner "Congress" (privateer); ordered in
Council July 20, 1778, that a commission be issued.

HOBBET, John. Captain; list of officers belonging to 3d Mass. regt. commanded by
Col. Michael Jackson, as returned by Joseph Williams, Captain Commandant
[year not given] ; reported absent.



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HoKBORD, Jonathan, South Hadley. Private, Capt. Noah Goodman's (South Hadley)
CO., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 3 days.

HoHBS, . [This name also appears under the form of Hobbes, Hobs, Hubbs.]

HoBBs, Abraham. Private, Capt. John Dodge's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards ; enlisted Nov. 12, 1777 ; service to Feb. 3, 1778, 2 mos. 21 days, at Charles-
town and Cambridge ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Feb., 1778, dated
Winter Hill; reported discharged March 4, 1778; company detached to guard
Lieut. Gen. Burgoyne's army.

HoBBS, Amos, Gray (New Boston). 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 dis-
charged at Falmouth.

HoBBs, Benjamin, Charlton. Private, Capt. William Campbell's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Learned's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 29, 1775 ;вАҐ service, 3
mos., 1 week, 3 days ; also, company return dated Roxbury Camp, Oct. 7, 1775 ; re-
ported discharged Oct. 5, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money
dated Roxbury, Dec. 21, 1775 ; also. Private, 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
from Dorchester Heights home, dated Nov. 28, 1776; said Hobbs credited with
allowance for 3 days (64 miles) ; also. Corporal, Capt. Moore's co., Col. William
Shepard's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to
June [23], 1779; reported deserted but returned April-, 1780; also, Capt. Fish's
CO., Col. William Shepard's regt. ; return dated Feb. 3, 1778 ; residence, Charlton ;
enlisted for town of Charlton ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for July and
Aug., 1778; also, same co. and regt.; muster rolls for Oct., 1778, March and
April, 1779, dated Providence; enlisted Dec. 1, 1776; enlistment, during war;
reported transferred to Lieut. Colonel's co. March 1, 1779; also, Lieut. Col.
Ebenezer Sprout's co., Col. Shepard's (3d) regt.; muster roll for March and
April, 1779, dated Providence; also. Private, Capt. Moor's co.. Col. Shepard's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from July 22, 1780, to Dec. 31,
1780; also, Capt. Moore's co.. Col. Shepard's (4th) regt.; return for the year
1780, dated Mountain Hutts, West Point; enlisted Jan. 1, 1777 ; reported deserted
June 23, 1779 ; joined July 22, 1780, having surrendered himself on pardon ; also,
Corporal, Capt. George Webb's (Light Infantry) co.. Col. William Shepard's
(4th) regt.; muster roll for Feb.-Nov., 1781, dated Hutts 1st Brigade; reported
promoted from Private Aug. 1, 1781; also, muster rolls for Jan. and Feb., 1782,
dated Hutts 1st Brigade, and sworn to at West Point.

HoBBS, Benjamin, Topsfield. Corporal, Capt. Stephen Perkins's co. of Minute-men,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 2^ days ; also, Capt. John
Baker's co., Col. Moses Little's (17th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775;
enlisted May 4, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 5 days ; also, company return [probably
Oct., 1775] ; enlisted May 2, 1775; age, 24 yrs.

HoBBS, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Abijah Lamb's co.. Col. Cushing's regt. ; enlisted
Aug. 15, 1777; discharged Oct. 21, 1777; service, 2 mos. 16 days, with Northern
army, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

HoBBS, Benjamin, Jr. Private, Capt. William Campbell's co.. Col. Ebenezer Learned's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service, 3 mos., 1
week, 1 day; also, company return dated Roxbury, Oct. 7, 1775; also, order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Dec. 21, 1775.



18 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HoBBS, Daniel. Private, Capt. David Batcheller's CO., Col. Ezra Wood's regt. ; arrived
at camp June 8, 1778; discharged Jan. 29, 1779; service, 8 mos. 10 days, at
North river, including 3 days preparation for camp and 16 days (320 miles) travel
out and home ; company raised for 8 months ; also. Corporal, same co. and regt. ;
pay roll for Dec, 1778.

HoBBS, David, Topsfield. Private, Capt. Stephen Perkins's co. of Minute-men, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2^ days; also, list of men
returned as serving on main guard at Prospect Hill under Col. L. Baldwin, dated
July 16, 1775.

HoBBS, George, Berwick. Private, Capt. Jedediah Goodwin's co., Col. Edward Wig-
glesworth's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance and mileage home ; 280
miles travel allowed said Hobbs; company discharged at Albany Nov. 30, 1776;
also, Lieut. Job Winchel's detachment. Col. Hallet's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 1, 1780;
discharged Oct. 30, 1780; service, 3 mos. 8 days, at Rhode Island, including 8
days (160 miles) travel home; regiment raised for 3 months.

HoBBs, Isaac, Topsfield. Private, Capt. Stephen Perkins's co. of Minute-men, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 2^ days ; also, Capt. John
Baker's co.. Col. Moses Little's (17th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775;
enlisted May 15, 1775; service, 2 mos. 22 days; also, company return [probably
Oct., 1775] ; enlisted May 2, 1775 ; age, 28 jts. ; also, order for bounty coat or its
equivalent in money dated Dec. 11, 1775.

HoBBS, Isaac, Weston. Private, Capt. Samuel Lamson's co., which marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 3 days.

HoBBS, Jesse. List of men dated Brookfield, June 30, 1778, showing service credited
to them, respectively, as returned by the committee chosen to make an average
of the service rendered to the credit of the 3d Precinct of Brookfield ; tptal amount
of service rendered made to average 5.^ months for each single poll in said pre-
cinct ; said Hobbs credited with 5^ mos. service.

HoBBs, John, Manchester. Private, Capt. Benjamin Kimball's co.. Col. John Mans-
field's (19th) regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson ; company return
dated Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775; also, certificate dated Manchester, April 4, 1776,
signed b.v the Selectmen, certifying that said Hobbs, a bound apprentice to the
widow Margaret Hill, of Manchester, enlisted May 18, 1775, in Capt. Kimball's
CO., Col. Mansfield's regt., and served until Aug. 1, 1775; that he served in the
Continental Array from that time until Dec. 4, 1775, the date of his death ; order
annexed for wages for service to Aug. 1, 1775, is dated Manchester, March 30,
1775, and signed by Margaret Hill.

HoBBS, John, Scarborough. Private, Capt. Abraham Tyler's co.. Col. Edmund
Phinney's (31st) regt. ; billeting allowed from date of enlistment, May 12, 1775,
to July 6, 1775; credited with 54 days allowance; also, company return dated
Sept. 29, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent
in money dated Cambridge, Oct. 26, 1775; also. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Hill's
CO., Col. Edmund Phinney's regt.; muster roll dated Garrison at Fort George,
Dec. 8, 1776; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776; reported discharged Sept. 20, 1776.

HoBBs, John. Return of sentences by a court-martial of the 1st Brigade, Capt. Gould,
President, appearing in a general order dated Headquarters, Ticonderoga, Sept.
17, 1776, taken from Col. Wheelock's Orderly Book; said Hobbs, of Col. Porter's
regt., tried on charge of desertion, pleaded guilty, and was sentenced to receive
39 lashes on the bare back.

HoBBs, John. Corporal, Lieut. Col. Jabez Hatch's (Boston) regt.; service with
detachment commanded by Maj. Andrew Symmes 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.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 19

HoBBS, John. Private, Capt. Asa Danforth's co. of volunteers, Col. Convers's regt. ;
service, 20 days; travel (130 miles) allowed; company marched from Brookfield
Sept. 23, 1777, to join army under Gen. Gates at the Northward.

HoBBS, John. Capt. Robert Davis's co.. Col. Freeman's regt.; service, 37 days ; com-
pany raised to serve on a secret expedition to Rhode Island. Roll sworn to in
Suffolk Co., Dec. 4, 1777.

HoBBS, Jonathan, Topsfield (also given Ipswich). Private, Capt. Stephen Perkins's
CO. of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 2^
days; also, Capt. Robert Dodge's co., Col. Jonathan Titcomb's regt.; marched
from home April 25, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 8 days, at Rhode Island, including
travel (8 days) to and from camp ; roll dated Warren ; company raised for 2
months.

HoBBS, Joseph, Boxford. Private, Capt. Jacob Gould's co.. Col. Samuel Johnson's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 6 days.

HoBBS, Josiah, Falmouth. Drummer, Capt. Joseph Pride's co., Col. Joseph Prime's
(Cumberland Co.) regt.; joined April 25, 1780; discharged Dec. 6, 1780; service,
7 mos. 11 days, at the Eastward; company raised for 8 months.

HoBBS, Josiah. List of men dated Brookfield, June 30, 1778, showing service credited
to them, respectively, as returned by the committee chosen to make an average
of the service rendered to the credit of the 3d Precinct of Brookfield ; total amount
of service rendered made to average 5^ months for each single poll in said pre-
cinct; said Hobbs credited with 11 mos. service.

HoBBS, Josiah. Private, Capt. Benjamin Pike's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (6th)
regt.; return for wages; wages allowed said Hobbs from Jan. 29, 1781, to Dec.
31, 1781, 11 mos. 3 days; reported promoted to Corporal in Aug., 1781; also.
Corporal, same co. and regt.; return for wages; wages allowed said Hobbs for
Jan.-Dec, 1782, 12 mos. ; also, order dated Stroud water, May 11, 1784, signed by
said Hobbs, for all wages due for service in 6th Mass. regt., payable to Capt.
John K. Smith.

HoBBS, Josiah, Jr. List of men dated Brookfield, June 30, 1778, showing service
credited to them, respectively, as returned by the committee chosen to make an
average of the service rendered to the credit of the 3d Precinct of Brookfield ;
total amount of service rendered made to average 5^ months for each single poll
in said precinct; no service credited to said Hobbs.

Hobbs, Matthew, Weston. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Lamson's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 3 days; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Jona-
than Fisk's (2d) CO., 3d Middlesex Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers;
commissioned March 27, 1776; a/so. Lieutenant, Capt. Charles Miles's co.. Col.
Jonathan Reed's regt. ; rations allowed said Hobbs from July 12, 1776, to Nov.
30, 1776 ; credited with 142 days allowance ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract
for travel allowance, etc., from Ticonderoga, sworn to Feb. 16, 1777; 185 miles
travel allowed said Hobbs; service with Northern army; also, Captain, 2d co.,
3d Middlesex Co. regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers ; commissioned Sept. 22,
1778.

Hobbs, Morrill, Berwick. Private; list of men returned as serving on main guard
under Lieut. Col. L. Baldwin, dated July 3, 1775; also, Capt. Philip Hubbard's
CO., Col. James Scammon's (30th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted
May 8, 1775; service, 3 mos. 1 day ; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775],
including abstract of pay to last of July, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its
equivalent in money dated Dec. 21, 1775; also. Private, Capt. Samuel Grant's
CO., (late) Col. Storer's regt.; enlisted Aug. 14, 1777; discharged Nov. 30, 1777;
service, 123 days, with Northern army, including travel (300 miles) home; com-
pany discharged at Queman's Heights ; also. Sergeant, Capt. John Goodwin's



20 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HoBBs, Morrill, continued.

CO., Maj. Daniel Littlefield's detachment of York Co. militia; detached July 10,
1779; discharged Sept. 10, 1779; service, 2 mos., on Penobscot expedition;
mileage out and home (200 miles) allowed.

HoBBS, Nathax. Private, Capt. Abel Mason's co.. Col. Jonathan Holman's regt. ;
enlisted Dec. 10,1776; discharged Dec. 28, 1776 ; service, 22 days, travelincluded ;
company stationed at Providence, R. I. ; also, Corporal, Capt. Benjamin Freeman's
CO., Col. Jonathan Holman's regt.; enlisted Sept. 26, 1777; discharged Oct. 18,



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