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Maj. Porter; enlistment, during war.

HoLOWAT, William. List of men who were called upon to march to Providence June
22, 1778, under command of Capt. Snow, to serve for 20 days.

Holowell, Edward, Lynn. Private, Capt. James Burt's co.. Col. Asa Whitcomb's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 24, 1775; service, 8 days;
also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; reported deserted May 2, 1775.

HoLowiLL, David. Private, Capt. Robert Cutting's co., Col. Mcintosh's regt., Gen.
Lovell's brigade; enlisted Aug. 1, 1778; discharged Sept. 13, 1778; service, 1 mo.
16 days, at Rhode Island.

HoLScoMB, Matthew, Sheffield. Matross, Capt. Nathaniel Donnell's co.. Col. John
Crane's (3d Artillery) regt. ; muster roll dated AVest Point, Jan. 9, 1781 ; resi-
dence, Sheffield; enlisted Dec. 1, 1780, by Capt. Donnell; enlistment, during war;



186 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



HoLscoMB, Matthew, continued.

also, muster rolls for Feb., March, aud April, 1781, dated "West Point; reported
on furlough at Boston in Feb. and March, 1781, on furlough at Sheffield in April,
1781.

HoLSSTON, John. Private, Capt. Barnabas Dodge's co.. Col. Baldwin's (26th) regt. ;
pay abstract for April, 1776.

Holt, . [This name also appears under the form of HoUt, Holtt, Host, Hoult.]

Holt, Abel, Shrewsbury. Private, Capt. Robert Andrews's co. of Minute-men, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, from 2d Precinct in Shrewsbury to Cam-
bridge; service, 17 days; also, Capt. Asa Rice's co., Col. Job Cushing's regt.;
marched July 27, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 29, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 9 days, includ-
ing 6 days (130 miles) travel home; company ordered to march to Manchester
on an alarm and was discharged at Bennington ; roll dated Shrewsbury ; also,
Capt. Joseph Warrin's co., in a regiment commanded by Lieut. Col. Wheelock;
enlisted Sept. 27, 1777; discharged Oct. 23, 1777; service, 1 mo. 3 days, with
Northern army, including 8 days (150 miles) travel ; company raised for 30 days ;
roll sworn to in Worcester Co. ; also, Capt. Ephraim Lyon's co. ; enlisted June
20, 1778 ; discharged July 13, 1778 ; service, 26 days ; company joined Col. Wade's
regt. June 22, 1778, for 21 days service at Rhode Island ; roll dated Grafton ; also,
Capt. Daniel Grout's co.. Col. Enoch Hallet's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 7, 1780; dis-
charged Oct. 4, 1780 ; service, 1 mo. 27 days ; company raised to reinforce Conti-
nental Army for 3 months.

Holt, Abiel (also given Abel), Andover. Private, Capt. Henry Abbot's co., which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 1^ days; also, return of men
mustered by John Cushing, Muster Master for Essex Co., to join the Continental
Army for the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779, dated Box-
ford ; also, descriptive list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army for the
term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779, returned as received of
Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Capt. Christopher Marshall, at Springfield, July
16, 1779; Capt. Abbott's co.. Col. Johnson's regt. ; age, 33 yrs.; stature, 5 ft.
7 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of Andover; also, Capt. Francis's
CO., 10th Mass. regt.; entered service July 10, 1779; discharged April 10, 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 Maj. Peter Harwood, of 6th Mass.
regt., at Springfield, July 2, 1780; age, 34 yrs.; stature, 5 ft.; complexion,
ruddy; engaged for town of Andover; marched to camp July 2, 1780, under
command of Capt. Phineas Parker ; 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 Andover for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched
to camp June 26, 1780 ; discharged Dec. 6, 1780 ; service, 5 mos. 22 days, includ-
ing travel (220 miles) home ; also, Private, Capt. James Mallou's co., Lieut. Col.
Putnam's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 18, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 4, 1781 ; service, 3 mos.
28 days, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home; regiment raised in Essex
and Plymouth counties to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Holt, Abiel. Private, Capt. Luke Wilder's co.. Col. Samuel Denney's (2d) regt.;
enlisted Oct. 27, 1779; service to Dec. 1, 1779, 1 mo. 5 days, at Claverack; travel
9 days (180 miles) home also allowed. Roll dated Albany.

Holt, Andrew. Seaman, ship " Protector," commanded by Capt. John F. Williams;
engaged Nov. 1, 1780; service, 6 mos. 4 days ; reported captured May 5, 1781.

Holt, Asa, Andover. Private, Capt. Henry Abbot's co., which marched on the alarm
of April 19, 1775; service, 1^ days.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 187

Holt, Benjamin, Reading. Capt. Amos Upton's co. ; return for equipments made by
Capt. Upton, dated Reading, April 21, 1775; John Flint reported Captain in
room of said Upton ; also, Capt. John Flint's co., Col. David Green's regt. ; ser-
vice, 8 days [probably on the alarm of April 19, 1775] ; aho, list dated Reading,-
May 15, 1775, of men belonging to the 3d Reading co. commanded by Capt. John
Flint, as certified by Timothy Rusel, Clerk.

Holt, Bezaleel, Westminster. Corporal, Capt. Noah Miles's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge, and joined Col. John Whitcomb's
regt.; service, 11^^ days.

Holt, Dane, Andover. Private, Capt. Henry Abbot's co., which marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 1^ days.

Holt, Daniel, Andover. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Lovejoy's (Andover) co. of Minute-
men commanded by Lieut. John Adams, Col. Samuel Johnson's regt., which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, from Andover to Cambridge, via Billerica;
service, 3jJ days; also, Capt. Samuel Johnson's co., Col. Wigglesworth's reo't. •
pay abstract for travel allowance from Albany home, sworn to March 7, 1777 •
210 miles travel allowed said Holt.

Holt, Daniel (also given Daniel, Jr.), Andover. Return of men raised to serve in
the Continental Army from Capt. John Abbot, Jr.'s (2d Andover) co. ; residence,
Andover; engaged for town of Andover; joined Capt. Benjamin Farnum's co..
Col. Francis's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also. Private, Capt. Abbot's co.. Col. Benja-
min Tupper's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 19,
1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Benjamin Farnum's co.. Col. Ebenezer Francis's
regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Feb. 19, 1777, to time of arri-
val at Bennington ; credited with allowance to March 28, 1777, 49 days, including
11 days (220 miles) travel; also, Capt. Farnum's co.. Col. Tupper's regt.; return
dated Jan. 24, 1778 ; mustered by County and Continental Muster Masters ; re-
ported sick at Albany; also, Capt. Stephen Abbot's co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's
(loth) regt. ; muster roll dated West Point, April 5, 1779 ; also, Capt. Page's co..
Col. Tupper's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780,
to Feb. 19, 1780; reported discharged; also, descriptive list of men raised to rein-
force 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 18, 1780; age, 39 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in.; complex-
ion, ruddy; engaged for town of Andover; marched to camp July 18, 1780, under
command of Capt. Joseph Brown ; 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 Andover for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched
July 12, 1780; discharged Jan. 17, 1781 ; service, 6 mos. 16 days, including travel
(220 miles) home ; also, Private, Capt. James Mallon's co., Lieut. Col. Putnam's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 18, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 4, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 28 days,
including 12 days (240 miles) travel home; regiment raised in Essex and Plym-
outh counties to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Holt, Daniel, Lunenburg. Corporal, Capt. George Kimball's (Lunenburg) co., which
inarched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 10
days.

Holt, Daniel, Townsend. Private, Capt. James Hosley's co. of Minute-men, Col.
William Prescott's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cam-
bridge; discharged May 7, 1775; service, 21 days.

Holt, Daniel, Townsend. Private, Capt. Thomas Warren's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. ;
company return dated Oct. 31, 1776, and endorsed " White Plains."

Holt, Daniel (also given Daniel, Jr.), Townsend. Private, Capt. Job Shattuck's
CO., Col. John Robinson's regt. ; service, 6 days ; roll made up from time of



188 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Holt, Daniel (also given Daniel, Jr.), continued.

gplistment to time of marching to camp and dated Cambridge, Marcli -, 1776 ;
also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Warren's
5th (South Townsend) co.,6th Middlesex Co. regt.,as returned by Col. Jonathan
Reed to Brig. Gen. Prescott, dated Littleton; residence, Townsend; engaged for
town of Townsend; joined Capt. Maxwell's co., Col. Bailey's regt. ; term, 3
years ; also, Private, 1st co.. Col. John Bailey's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from May 26, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Hugh Max-
well's (1st) CO., Col. John Bailey's regt. ; company return dated Camp near
Vallej^ Forge, Jan. 24, 1778; also, Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Bailey's regt.; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to May 26, 1780.

Holt, Daniel. Corporal, Capt. John Kettell's co., Maj. Nathaniel Heath's detach-
ment of guards ; enlisted Aug. 16, 1779; discharged Sept. 30, 1779; service, 1 rao.
18 days ; company raised to serve 3 months from July -, 1779, and stationed at
Boston.

Holt, Darius. Receipt dated Andover, Feb. 19, 1781, for bounties paid said Holt and
others, on behalf of Capt. John Abbot's (Andover) co., for enlisting to serve in
the Continental Army for the term of 3 years ; said Holt also returned as having
been hired by East District of Andover ; also, return of men raised in Essex Co.
for Continental service, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for town of
Andover; engaged March 10, 1781; term, 3 years; also. Private, Capt. Haffield
White's CO., Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt.; muster roll for April, 1781, dated
West Point; enlisted March 10, 1781 ; enlistment, 3 years.

Holt, David, Andover. Private, Capt. Henry Abbot's co., which marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 1^ days.

Holt, Elijah, Fitchburg. Private, Capt. John Joslin's co., Col. Job Cushing's
(Worcester Co.) regt. ; service, 1 mo. 7 days ; company marched from Leominster
to Bennington the last of July, 1777, to join forces under Col. Seth Warner ; roll
dated Leominster; also, Capt. Elisha Jackson's co. ; enlisted June 26, 1778; roll
dated Middleton, Aug. 27, 1778; also, Capt. Benjamin Edgell's co., Col. John
Jacobs's regt. ; enlisted June 26, 1778 ; service, 6 mos. 10 days, including 4 days
(80 miles) travel home; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779; also, same co. and
regt. ; muster rolls dated Freetown, Sept. 13, and Oct. 18, 1778.

Holt, Elijah, Tyringham. Return of men raised for Continental service probably
from Capt. Austin's co. [year not given] ; residence, Tyringham; engaged for
town of Tyringham; joined Capt. Allen's co.. Col. Wigglesworth's regt.; term,
3 years. [See Elijah Hoyt.]

Holt, Ephraim (also given Ephraim, Jr.), Spencer. Private, Capt. Nathan Har-
rington's CO., Col. Abijah Stearns's regt. ; enlisted March 31, 1778 ; service, 3 mos.
2 days ; company probably stationed at Rutland ; roll dated Holden ; also, list of
men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co., to serve at
Rhode Island until Jan. 1, 1780; Capt. Hubbard's co.. Col. Denny's regt.; mus-
tered July 6, 1779; engaged for town of Holden; also. Private, Capt. Thomas
Fish's CO., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt. ; enlisted June 28, 1779 ; discharged Dec. 25,
1779; service, 6 mos. 2 days, at Rhode Island; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll
for Dec, 1779, allowing 1 mo. 4 days service at Rhode Island, including 4 days
(80 miles) travel.

Holt, George, Andover. Private, Capt. Henry Abbot's co., which marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 1^ days.

Holt, Georoe, Andover. Private, Capt. Benjamin Ames's co. of Minute-raen, Col.
James Frye's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 7 days ;
also, Capt. Ames's co., Col. Frye's regt. ; return of men in camp at Cambridge,
dated May 17, 1775 ; also, same co. and regt. ; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775;
also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Boston, Dec. 13, 1775.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 189



Holt, Humphrey, Andover. Private, Capt. Henry Abbot's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 1^ days.

Holt, Humphrey (also given Humphrey, Jr.), Andover. Private, Capt. Benjamin
Ames's co. of Minute-men, Col. James Frye's regt., which marched on the alarm
of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days; also, Capt. Ames's co.. Col. Frye's regt.;
return of men in camp at Cambridge, dated May 17, 1775 ; also, return of men
belonging to Capt. Benjamin Ames's co. who sustained losses in battle at Charles-
town, dated Cambridge, June 19, 1775; also, Capt. Ames's co.. Col. Frye's regt.;
company return dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent
in money dated Cambridge, Nov. 14, 1775.

Holt, Humphrey, Danvers. Private, Capt. Stephen Wilkins's co., Col. Wigglesworth's
regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Albany home, sworn to Jan.
15, 1777; 215 miles travel allowed said Holt.

Holt, Humphrey, New Salem. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Goodall's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Woodbridge's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
7 days; also, Capt. John King's (9th) co.. Col. Benjamin Ruggles Woodbridge's
(25th) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Holt and others, dated Cam-
bridge, June 22, 1775 ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug.
1, 1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; service, 3 mos. 13 days; also, company return
dated Camp at Cambridge, Sept. 29, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equiv-
alent in money dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 23, 1775 ; also. Sergeant, Capt. Jeremiah
Ballard's co., Col. David Wells's regt. ; enlisted May 10, 1777 ; discharged July
20, 1777; service, 2 mos. 10 days, with Northern army; also, Capt. Ebenezer
Goodale's co.. Col. David Wells's regt.; enlisted Sept. 24, 1777; discharged Oct.
18, 1777; service, 1 mo. 1 day, including travel (120 miles) home; company
marched to join Northern army.

Holt, Humphrey. Private; list of men returned as serving on main guard under
Lieut. Col. L. Baldwin, dated June 22, 1775.

Holt, Isaac, Billerica. Private, Capt. Edward Farmer's co.. Col. Green's regt., which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 10 days; also, Capt. Solomon
Pollard's (Billerica) co. ; list of men in camp at Cambridge, dated May 1, 1775;
also, Capt. Jonathan Stickney's co., Col. Ebenezer Bridge's (27th) regt.; receipt
for advance pay, signed by said Holt and others, dated Cambridge, June 26, 1775 ;
also. Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 1,
1775; service, 3 mos. 8 days; also, company return dated Sept. 25, 1775; also,
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Nov. 16, 1775.

Holt, Isaac. Private, Capt. Zadok BufBnton's co.. Col. Samuel Johnson's regt.; en-
listed Aug. 19, 1777; discharged Nov. 30, 1777; service, 3 mos. 12 days, at the
Northward ; company raised to serve until Nov. 30, 1777, and discharged at Cam-
bridge. Roll sworn to at Salem.

Holt, Israel, Andover. Private, Capt. Benjamin Ames's co.. Col. James Frye's regt. ;
return of men in camp at Cambridge, dated May 17, 1775 ; also, return of men
belonging to Capt. Ames's co. who sustained losses in battle at Charlestown,
dated Cambridge, June 19, 1775; also, Capt. Benjamin Ames's co.. Col. James
Frye's regt. ; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or
its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Nov. 14, 1775; also, return of men
raised to serve in the Continental Army; residence, Andover; engaged for town
of Andover; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, April 13, 1777; Col. Crane's regt.; also, Bombardier,
Capt. Burbeck's co.. Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt.; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from April 1, 1777, to April 1, 1780; also, Capt. David
Briant's co., Col. Crane's regt.; pay roll for Jan. -July, 1777; service from April
9, 1777, to July 31, 1777, 3 mos. 22 days; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll



190 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Holt, Iseael, continued.

for Aug., 1777; enlistment, 3 j-ears; reported on command at Artillery Park;
also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Sept., 1777 ; also, Capt. Henry Bur-
beck's CO., Col. Crane's regt.; muster rolls for Oct.-Dec, 1777; reported acting
as waiter to the General in Dec, 1777; also, descriptive list dated New Windsor,
Jan. 11, 1781 ; Capt. Henry Burbeck's co., 3d Artillery regt. ; rank, Bombardier;
age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, light; engaged April 1, 1777, by
Capt. Bryant; term, 3 years ; reported discharged April 1, 1780.

Holt, Jabez, Amherst, N. H. (also given Ipswich). Descriptive list of men raised by
the town of Ipswich to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9 months,
agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, as returned to Col. Jonathan Cogswell, dated
Ipswich, July 4, 1778; age, 20 j'rs.; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion, light; hair,
light ; residence, Amherst, N. H. ; also, list of men raised in Essex Co. for the
term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, returned as received
of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. J. Glover, at Fort Arnold,
July 8, 1778; arrived at Fishkill July 1, 1778; also, list of men returned as mus-
tered by Henry Rutgers, Jr., Deputy Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778.

Holt, Jacob, Andover. Private, Capt. Henry Abbot's co., which marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 1^ days.

Holt, Jacob. Private, Capt. John Joslin's co., Col. Job Cushing's (Worcester Co.)
regt.; service, 1 mo. 7 days; company marched from Leominster to Bennington
the last of July, 1777, to join forces under Col. Seth Warner ; roll dated Leominster ;
also, Capt. Peter Woodbury's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards; enlisted
July 11, 1778; discharged Nov. 9, 1778 ; service, 4 mos., at Cambridge; roll certified
at Lancaster; also, Capt. Woodbury's co., Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler's detachment
of guards ; list of men [year not given] ; during the campaign Capt. Woodbury
was succeeded by Lieut. Jewett; also, Capt. David Jewett's co.. Col. Jacob Ger-
rish's regt. of guards; enlisted Nov. 10, 1778; discharged Dec. 12, 1778; service,
1 mo. 6 days, guarding troops of convention; roll certified at Lancaster.

Holt, James, Fitchburg. 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, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ; complexion, ruddy ; engaged for
town of Fitchburg; 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 raised by the town of Fitchburg for
service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched July 10, 1780 ; discharged
Jan. 12, 1781 ; service, 6 mos. 12 days, including travel (200 miles) home.

Holt, James, York. Capt. Samuel Leighton's co. ; pay abstract for mileage from
home to Dorchester Heights in Aug., 1776 ; mileage (95 miles) allowed said Holt;
also, company receipt given to Capt. Samuel Leighton, for wages for Aug. and
Sept., 1776, dated Dorchester, Oct. 10, 1776; also, list of men raised to serve in
the Continental Army ; residence, York ; engaged for town of York ; also, list of
men mustered by Joseph Bragdon, Jr., Muster Master for York Co., dated York,
April 24, 1777 ; Capt. Israel Davis's co. ; reported received State and Continental
bounties; also. Private, Capt. Reed's co., Col. John Brooks's regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from April 21, 1777, to July 26, 1777; residence,
Old York ; reported killed July 26, 1777 ; also, Capt. John Reed's co., Col. Ichabod
Alden's regt. ; return dated Jan. 12, 1778; mustered by York Co. Muster Master
Bragdon and by a Continental Muster Master; reported killed.

Holt, James. List of prisoners sent from New York to Portsmouth, N. H. [year not
given] , to be exchanged for British prisoners; said Holt, a Seaman, reported as
having been taken in the ship " Warren " by the ship " Richmond."



IX THE WAR OF TtlE REVOLUTION. 191

Holt, James, Jr., Andover. Private, Capt. Joshua Holt's (4th Andover) co., which
marched on the ahirm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge ; service, 1 day ; said Holt
reported as among men who were aged or unable to bear arms who carried pro-
visions to Cambridge for those in need.

Holt, Jedediah, Andover. Sergeant, 1st Lieut. Peter Poor's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge ; service, 3;^ days.

Holt, Jeremiah, Old York. Private, Capt. Samuel Darby's co., Col. James Scam-
mon's (30th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service,
3 mos. 6 days ; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] , including abstract of
pay to last of July, 1775 ; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army ;
residence, York; engaged for town of York; also. Private, Col. Warner's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Oct. 11, 1780;
reported killed in battle Oct. 11, 1780; also, return of officers and men belonging
to Massachusetts in Col. Seth Warner's regt., dated Fort George, June 11, 1780;
residence, Old York ; enlisted Dec. 3, 1776 ; enlistment, during war.

Holt, Jesse, Andover. Private, Capt. Benjamin Ames's co.. Col. James Frye's regt.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 7 days ; also, Capt. Ames's
CO., Col. Frye's regt. ; return of men in camp at Cambridge, dated May 17, 1775;
also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; reported died June 21, 1775.

Holt, Jesse, Tewksbury. Private, Capt. Edward Farmer's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's
regt. ; enlisted Sept. 29, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 12, 1777 ; service, U days ; company
marched to reinforce Northern army ; also, descriptive list of men raised in Mid-
dlesex Co. for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill,
agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778 ; Capt. Baldwin's co., Col. Spaulding's regt. ;
age, 34 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; residence, Tewksbury ; arrived at Fishkill June
22, 1778 ; also, list of men returned as received of Jonathan AVarner, Commis-
sioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778; engaged for town of Tewksbury.

Holt, Jesse, Wilmington. Private, Capt. Cadwallader Ford, Jr.'s co. of Minute-men,
Col. Ebenezer Bridge's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to
Concord; service, 12 days; company enlisted March 9, 1775, to be ready at a
minute's warning until the last day of June, 1775, and trained 10 half days ; also^
Corporal, Capt. John Harnden's co., Col. Ebenezer Bridge's regt. ; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 28, 1775; service, 3 mos. 11 days; also, receipt
given to Capt. Cadwallader Ford, dated Wilmington, May 6, 1776, signed by said
Holt and others, for wages for service in said Ford's co. of Minute-men.

Holt, Jesse. Corporal, Capt. Solomon Pollard's co.. Col. Samuel Denny's regt. ; en-
listed Oct. 23, 1779; discharged Dec. 4, 1779; service, 1 mo. 12 days, including
travel (200 miles) home ; company detached to march to Claverack and join Conti-
nental Army for 3 months ; roll dated Billerica.

Holt, Job, Danvers. Private, Capt. John Putnam's (Danvers) co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 2 days.

Holt, John. Receipt dated Andover, Feb. 19, 1781, for bounties paid said Holt and
others, on behalf of Capt. John Abbot's (Andover) co., for enlisting to serve in the



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