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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 16, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Holt, Johx. Private, Capt. Michael Gabriel Houdin's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th)
regt.; muster roll for April, 1781, dated West Point; enlisted Jan. 31, 1781; en-
listment, 3 years.

Holt, Johx. Account rendered by the Selectmen of Roxbury of bounties paid said
Holt and others raised to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years ;
date of payment of bounty probably Aug. 7, 1781 ; also, return of men raised in



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Holt, John, continued.

Suffolk Co. for Continental service, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; engaged
for town of Roxbury ; engaged Aug. 7, 1781.

Holt, Jonathan, Fitchburg. Sergeant, Capt. Ebenezer Bridge's co., Col. John Whet-
comb's CO. of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cam-
bridge; left place of rendezvous May 3, 1775; service, U days.

Holt, Jonathan, Fitchburg. Private, Capt. Josiah Stearns's co.. Col. Ephraim Doo-
little's (24th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 24, 1775; ser-
vice, 8 days; also, company return dated Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775; also, order
for bounty coat or its equivalent in money due for the eight months service in 1775 ;
also, list of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co.,
to serve at Rhode Island until Jan. 1, 1780; Capt. Cowden's co.. Col. Rand's
regt. ; engaged for town of Fitchburg ; mustered July 6, 1779 ; also, Private, Capt.
Thomas Fish's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's regt. ; enlisted July 28, 1779; discharged
Dec. 25, 1779 ; service, 5 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 ; also, descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Con-
tinental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, re-
turned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at
Springfield, July 13, 1780; age, 25 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 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 Dec. 12, 1780; service, 5 mos. 12 days, including travel (200
miles) home.

Holt, Jonathan, 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 co.. Col. Benjamin Ruggles Woodbridge's (25th)
regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Holt and others, dated Cambridge,
June 29, 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 equivalent in
money dated Camp at Prospect Hill, Oct. 23, 1775 ; also, Private, 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, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Peter Woodbury's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards; enlisted July 27, 1778; discharged Nov. 9, 1778; service, 3 mos. 14 days,
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 Gerrish's regt. of guards; enlisted Nov. 10, 177S;
discharged Dec. 12, 1778; service, 1 mo. 5 days; roll dated Lancaster.

Holt, Jonathan. Private, Capt. John Bodwell's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards; service between April 2, 1778, and July 2, 1778, 2 mos. 11 days, at Cam-
bridge ; also, same co. and regt. ; service from July 2 to July 12, 1778, 10 days, at
Cambridge ; also, Capt. Stephen Webster's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. ; enlisted
Oct. 14, 1779; discharged Nov. 22,1779; service, 1 mo. 19 days, at Claverack,
including travel (220 miles) home ; regiment raised in SufiFolk and Essex counties
to reinforce army under Gen. Washington.



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Holt, Jonathan. Private, Capt. John Abbot's co.. Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt. ;
enlisted July 10, 1780, 3 days preceding march ; discharged Oct. 10, 1780 ; service,
3 mos. 11 days, at West Point, including travel (220 miles) home; company
raised for 3 months ; also, 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 14, 1781 ; term, 3 j'ears.

Holt, Jonathan. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from Jan. 31,
1781, 23 mos. 1 day ; enlistment, 3 years.

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

Holt, Joseph, Reading. Private, Capt. John Bacheller's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Ebenezer Bridge's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service,
5 days; also, 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, list dated Reading, May 15, 1775, of men belonging to 3d Read-
ing CO. commanded by Capt. John Flint, as certified by Timothy Rusel, Clerk;
also, list of men who enlisted under Lieut. Ebenezer Damon, of Reading, as re-
turned by Capt. John Flint to Col. Green, dated Reading, 2d Parish, May 15, 1775 ;
also. Private, Capt. John Bacheller's co.. Col. Ebenezer Bridge's regt. ; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 24, 1775; service, 3 mos. 14 days; also, com-
pany return dated Camp at Cambridge, Sept. 25, 1775; also, order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, June 6, 1775.

Holt, Joseph. Private, Capt. Lemuel Stewart's co. ; enlisted July 6 [1775] ; discharged
Sept. 10 [1775] ; service, 2 mos. 4 days; also, same co. ; entered service July 7
[1775] ; credited with 45 days billeting allowance ; amount of billeting for com-
pany paid on a warrant from Maj. Gen. Schuyler, and receipted for by Capt.
Stewart at Albany, Jan. 27, 1776.

Holt, Joseph. Private, Capt. John Devereux's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards ; muster roll dated Winter Hill, Jan. 22, 1778 ; reported discharged Dec.
7, 1777 ; also, same co. and regt. ; enlisted Nov. 12, 1777 ; service to Feb. 3, 1778,
2 mos. 21 days, at Charlestown ; roll dated Winter Hill.

Holt, Joshua, 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, 2^ days.

Holt, Joshua, 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 Cam-
bridge, dated May 17, 1775; also, same co. and regt. ; company return dated Oct.
6, 1775.

Holt, Joshua, Andover. Captain, 4th Andover co., which marched on the alarm of
April 19, 1775, to Cambridge ; service, 1^ days ; also. Captain, Uth (Andover) co.,
4th Essex Co. regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers chosen by the several com-
panies in said regiment, as returned by Samuel Johnson and others, field officers,
dated Andover, March 26, 1776; said Holt reported as 5th in rank; ordered in
Council April 3, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned
April 3, 1776; also, petition addressed to the Council, dated Andover, July 19,
1779, signed by said Holt, Captain in Col. Samuel Johnson's (4th Essex Co.)
regt., stating that he had held various commissions during the term of 17 years,
and asking that his resignation be accepted on account of infirmity of mind and
body ; ordered in Council Sept. 8, 1779, that the resignation be accepted.



194 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Holt, Joshua, Ashburnham. Private, Capt. Jonathan Gates's co. of Minute-men, Col.
John Whetcomb's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
7 days ; reported enlisted into the army April 26, 1776 ; also, Capt. David Wilder's
CO., Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April
26, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 13 days ; also, company receipts for wages for Aug. and
Sept., 1775, dated Camp at Prospect Hill ; also, company return [probably Oct.,
1775] ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at
Prospect Hill, Dec. 7, 1775.

Holt, Joshua, Bedford. Private, Capt. Edward Farmer's co., Col. Jonathan Reed's
regt.; enlisted Sept 29, 1777; discharged Nov. 8, 1777; service, 41 days; com-
pany marched to reinforce Northern army; also, Corporal, Capt. John Moore's
CO., Col. Jonathan Reed's regt. of guards ; muster rolls dated Cambridge, May 9,
and June 1, 1778; enlisted April 1, 1778; service guarding troops of convention;
enlistment, 3 months from April 2, 1778; also, same co. and regt.; joined April
2, 1778 ; service to July 3, 1778 ; service, 3 mos. 2 days, at Cambridge ; also. Ser-
geant, Capt. Zaccheus Wright's co.. Col. Cyprian Howe's regt.; enlisted July 27,
1780 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 8 days, including 4 days (72 miles)
travel home.

Holt, Josiah. Surgeon's Mate to Dr. Cleaveland, Col. Sargent's regt. ; list of surgeons
and surgeon's mates, examined and approved by a committee for that purpose,
dated July 7, 1775; also, Surgeon's Mate, Col. Paul Dudley Sargent's (16th)
regt.; entered service June 5, 1775; service to July 31, 1775, 2 mos.; roll dated
Boston.

Holt, Jothaji (also given Joxathan), Winchendon. Receipt dated April 20, 1781, for
bounty paid said Holt by the town of Winchendon to serve in the Continental
Army for the term of 3 years ; also, descriptive list of men raised in Worcester
Co. to serve in the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as
returned by Seth Washburn, Superintendent for said county; Capt. Wilder's co..
Col. Boynton's regt.; age, 16 (also given 17) yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; com-
plexion, light; hair, dark; occupation, farmer; birthplace, Massachusetts; resi-
dence, Winchendon ; engaged for town of Winchendon ; engaged March 8, 1781 ;
joined Capt. Zebulon King's co., Lieut. Col. J. Brooks's (7th) regt.; term, 3
years ; also. Private, Capt. Zebulon King's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th)
regt.; muster rolls for Aug. and Sept., 1781; also, muster rolls for Oct.-Dec,
1781, dated York Hutts; also, muster roll for Feb., 1782, dated Hutts. [See
Jotham Hoten.]

Holt, Lemuel, 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 Bil-
lerica; service, 3^ days; also, Capt. Samuel Johnson's co.. Col. Wigglesworth's
regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance from Albany home, sworn to March 7,
1777; 210 miles travel allowed said Holt; also, list of men raised to serve in the
Continental Army; residence, Andover; engaged for town of Andover; also.
Private, Capt. Fox's co.. Col. Henry Jackson's regt.; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Sept. 8, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779 ; also, Capt. Lemuel Tres-
cott's CO., Col. David Henley's regt.; pay rolls for April and May, 1778, sworn
to at Providence; also, Capt. Joseph Fox's co.. Col. Henley's regt. ; pay roll for
Nov., 1778; also, Capt. Fox's co.. Col. Jackson's regt.; muster roll for April,
1779, dated Pawtuxet; enlisted Sept. 8, 1777; enlistment, 3 years; also, Capt.
Joseph Fox's (7th) co.. Col. Jackson's regt.; return dated Camp at Providence,
July 8, 1779; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for July, 1779; also, same co. and
regt.; muster roll for Oct., 1779, dated Camp Providence; also, same co. and
regt.; return made up to Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at Providence; also, Capt.
Joseph Fox's (3d) co.. Col. Henry Jackson's (16th) regt.; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Sept. 8, 1780; also, return certified at



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Holt, Lemuel, continued.

Camp near Morristown, April 30, 1780, of officers and men belonging to Col. Lee's,
Col. Henley's, and Col. Jackson's regts., and men belonging to Massachusetts in
Col. Henry Sherburne's regt., who were incorporated into a regiment under the
command of Col. Henry Jackson, agreeable to the arrangement of April 9, 1779;
Capt. Fox's CO. ; rank. Private ; residence, Andover ; engaged for town of Ando-
ver; engaged Sept. 8, 1777; term, 3 years; family of said Holt reported as at
Andover.

Holt, Lemuel. Armorer, brigantine "Massachusetts," commanded by Capt. John
Fisk ; engaged March 8, 1777 ; discharged July 31, 1777 ; service, 4 mos. 23 days ;
roll dated Boston ; also, pay roll for same service, dated Salem ; also, same vessel
and commander; engaged July 31, 1777; discharged Oct. 16, 1777; roll dated
Boston.

Holt, " Mastt," Holden. Private, Maj. Paul Raymond's co., 1st Worcester Co. regt.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge; service, 8^ days.

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

Holt, Nicholas, Reading. List of 6 months men raised agreeable to resolve of June
5, 1780, returned as received of Maj. Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for Middle-
sex Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner; also, descriptive list of men raised to re-
inforce the Continental Ai"my 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 10, 1780 ; age, 23 yrs. ; stature, 6 ft. ; complex-
ion, dark; engaged for town of Reading; arrived at Springfield July 9, 1780;
marched to camp July 10, 1780, under command of Capt. Daniel Shays ; 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 Reading for service in the Continental
Army during 1780; marched to camp July 4, 1780; discharged Dec. 5, 1780; ser-
vice, 5 mos. 13 days, including travel (240 miles) home.

Holt, Nicholas. Official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated
Feb. 10, 1776 ; said Holt chosen Lieutenant Colonel, Col. Jonathan Buck's (5th
Lincoln Co.) regt. of Mass. militia, in room of Matthew Patten whose appoint-
ment was non-concurred by the Board; appointment concurred in by Council
Feb. 12, 1776 ; reported commissioned Feb. 8, 1776.

Holt, Obadiah. Private, Capt. John Joslin's co., Col. Job Cushing's (Worcester Co.)
regt.; service, 1 mo. 7 days; company marched from Leominster to Benning-
ton the last of July, 1777, to join forces under Col. Seth Warner. Roll dated
Leominster.

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

Holt, Samuel, Andover. Private, Capt. Henry Abbot's co., which marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 1^ days; also, Capt. John Abbot's co., Maj.
Gage's regt.; enlisted Sept. 30, 1777; discharged Nov. 6, 1777; service, 1 mo. 8
daj'S, with Northern army.

Holt, Samuel, Andover. Private, 1st Lieut. Peter Poor's co., which marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge; service, 3^ days; also, return of men
raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Samuel Johnson's (1st
Andover) co. ; residence, Andover; engaged for town of Andover; joined Capt.
Briant's co., Col. Crane's regt.; terra to expire Jan. 1, 1780; also, list of men ,
mustered by Nat. Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, April 13,
1777 ; Col. Crane's regt. ; a^so, Bombardier, Capt. Burbeck's co., Col. John Crane's



196 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Holt, Sajiuel, continued.

(Artilleiy) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from April 1, 1777,
to April 1, 1780; also, Capt. David Briant's Co., Col. John Crane's regt.; payroll
for Jan. -July, 1777; service from April 2, 1777, to July 31, 1777, 3 raos. 29 days;
also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls for Aug. and Sept., 1777 ; reported on com-
mand at Artillery Park in Aug., 1777, serving as waiter to Gen. Knox in Sept.,
1777 ; also, Capt. Henry Burbeck's co.. Col. Crane's regt. ; muster rolls for Oct.-
Dec, 1777; reported with Gen. Knox in Nov., 1777; also, descriptive list dated
New Windsor, Jan. 11, 1781; Capt. Henry Burbeck's co., 3d Artillery regt.;
rank. Bombardier; age, 26 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion, light; engaged
April 1, 1777, by Capt. Briant; term, 3 years; reported discharged April 1, 1780.

Holt, Samuel. Return dated Boxford, 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; 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, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, dark ; engaged for town of Andover.

Holt, Selah. Private, Capt. Samuel Johnson's co., Col. Johnson's regt. ; enlisted
Aug. U, 1777; discharged Nov. 30, 1777; service, 4 mos., with Northern army,
including 13 days (265 miles) travel home. Roll sworn to at Andover.

Holt, Silas, Westminster. Fifer, Capt. NoahMiles's co., which marched on the alarm
of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge, and joined Col. Whitcom's regt. ; service, 8^
days; also, Private, Capt. Manasseh Saw3'er's co.. Col. Dike's regt. > abstract for
gun and blanket money dated Dorchester, Feb. 12, 1777 ; also, Capt. Elisha Jack-
son's CO. ; travel out and home (200 miles) ; service at 20 miles per day, 10 days,
probably in Aug., 1777; company marched from Westminster to East Hoosuck
under command of Maj. Ebenezer Bridge on an alarm at Bennington and was
there dismissed ; roll dated Aug. 27, 1777 ; also, Capt. Nathaniel Carter's co.. Col.
Job Cushing's (Worcester Co.) regt.; enlisted Sept. 7, 1777; discharged Oct. 22,
1777 ; service, 1 mo. 24 da3'S, at the Northward, including 8 days (160 miles) travel
home; roll dated Leominster; also, receipt dated Westminster, June 4, 1781, for
bounty paid said Holt by the town of Westminster to serve in the Continental
Army for the term of 3 years ; also, descriptive list of men raised for Continental
service, as returned bj' Seth Washburn June 12 [ ? ] , 1781 ; Capt. Edgell's co., Col.
Rand's regt.; age, 28 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, light; occupation,
carpenter; engaged for town of Westminster; engaged Feb. 1, 1781; term, 3
years.

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

Holt, Stephen, Adams. Private, Capt. Levi Brown's co., of Adams, Col. Asa Barnes's
(Berkshire Co.) regt. ; enlisted Oct. 30, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 7, 1781 ; service, 9
days; company detached on the alarm of Oct. 30, 1781, and joined army under
Gen. Stark at Saratoga.

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

Holt, Timothy, Jr., Andover. Private, Capt. Henry Abbot's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, IJ days.

Holt, Titus. Private, Capt. Asa Barns's (1st) co., Col. Israel Chapen's (3d) regt.;
enlisted Oct. 16, 1779; discharged Nov. 21, 1779; service, 1 mo. 10 days, at Clav-
erack; regiment raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months; also, Capt.
William White's co., (late) Col. Brown's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 13,
1780; discharged Oct. 19, 1780; service, 3 mos. 6 days, at Stone Arabia, N. Y.



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Holt, Uriah, Ashburnhara (also given Fitchburg). Private, Capt. Deliverance
Davis's CO., Col. Asa Whetcomb's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in
response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 6 days; reported enlisted into
the army; also, Capt. James Burt's co., Col. Asa Whitcorab's regt.; order for
advance pay, signed by said Holt and others, dated Cambridge, June 8, 1775 ;
also, Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April
26, 1775; service, 3 mos. 13 days; also, company receipt for wages for Aug.,
1775, dated Prospect Hill; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775J ; also,
order for bountj' coat or its equivalent in money dated Prospect Hill, Dec. 27,
1775; also, receipt given to Capt. William Warner, dated Hull, June 22, 1776,
signed by said Holt and others, for advance pay for 1 month, blanket money,
and mileage from home to camp; also. Private, Capt. William Warner's co.. Col.
Josiah Whitney's regt. ; enlisted May 17, 1776 ; service to Nov. 1, 1776, 5 mos. 15
days ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1776, etc., certified at Boston ;
also, 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 command of Maj. Ebenezer
Bridge, by order of Gen. Stark and Col. Warner, and was dismissed by Gen.
Lincoln after proceeding 90 miles ; also, Capt. Jonathan Gates's co. ; enlisted Oct.
1, 1777; service, 25 days, at Saratoga, including 7 days (140 miles) travel home;
also, Capt. Thomas Cowden's co.. Col. Samuel Denny's regt.; enlisted Nov. 1,
1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 2 days, at Claverack, including
9 days (180 miles) travel home ; company raised to reinforce the Continental
Army at New York for 3 months.

Holt, William, Andover. Private, Capt. James Mallon's co. ; enlisted Oct. 3, 1779;
discharged Nov. 10, 1779; service, 1 mo. 10 days, under Maj. Gen. Hancock at
Castle Island ; company raised in Essex Co.

Holt, William, Danvers. 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 11, 1780; age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 3 in.; complexion, light; engaged for
town of Danvers ; arrived at Springfield July 10, 1780 ; marched to camp July 11,
1780, under command of Ensign Bancroft; 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. Private ; pay roll for 6 months
men raised by the town of Danvers for service in the Continental Army during
1780; marched to camp July 5, 1780; discharged Dec. 19, 1780; service, 5 mos.
26 days, including travel (240 miles) home.

Holt, William, Fitchburg (also given Lunenburg). List of men raised to serve in
the Continental Army from 8th Worcester Co. regt., as returned by Capt. William
Thurlo; residence, Fitchburg; engaged for town of Fitchburg; joined Capt.
Smith's CO., Col. Bigalow's (Bigelow's) regt. ; term, 3 years; also. Private, Capt.
Sylvanus Smith's co.. Col. Timothy Bigelow's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from April 25, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, muster roll for
Jan.-Aug., 1777, dated Van Schaick's Island and sworn to in Camp at Stillwater ;
enlisted April 25, 1777; reported on command at Albany; also, same regt.; re-
turn of men enlisted by Capt. Sylvanus Smith, dated Feb. 2, 1778 ; mustered by
Muster Master for Middlesex Co. ; also, Capt. Smith's co., Col. Bigelow's (15th)
regt.; muster roll for Nov., 1777, dated Camp near the Gulf; reported sick at



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