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Hopkins, Caleb. Petition dated Boston, March 16, 1779, signed by Mungo Mackay,
of Boston, asking that said Hopkins be commissioned as commander of the sloop
" Harlequin " (privateer) ; ordered in Council March 16, 1779, that a commission
be issued.

Hopkins, Charles. Return of men raised in Essex Co. for Continental service, agree-
able to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for town of Lynn ; engaged Dec. 18, 1781 ;
term, during war.

Hopkins, Christopher. Private, Capt. Joseph Jones's co.. Col. William Jones's regt. ;
marched Sept. 10, 1777; discharged Sept. 12, 1777; service, 2 days; company
assisted at the retaking of a mast-ship; roll dated Newcastle and endorsed "at
Kennebec; " also, Capt. Joseph Jones's detachment of militia; marched June 29,
1779; discharged July 16, 1779; service, 17 days, at Camden, Lincoln Co., by
order of Col. William Jones.



236 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Hopkins, Constant. Sergeant, Capt. Joseph Smith's co. ; entered service July 19,
1775; discharged Dec. 31, 1775; service, 5 mos. 25 days, in defence of seacoast.

Hopkins, Daniel. Receipt given to said Hopkins, dated Marblehead, Sept. 26, 1775,
signed by Capt. Thomas Felton and men belonging to his company, for advance
pay for 1 month.

Hopkins, Daniel. Private, Capt. Roswell Downing's co., Lieut. Col. Miles Powell's
(Berkshire Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 19, 1779; discharged Aug. 23 (also given
Aug. 27) , 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 8^ (also given 1 mo. 9) days, at New Haven, Conn.,
including 4^ days (90 miles) travel home.

Hopkins, Daniel. Private, Capt. Joshua Shaw's co.. Col. Elisha Porter's (Hampshire
Co.) regt.; enlisted July 22, 1779; discharged Aug. 27, 1779; service, 1 mo. 10
days, at New London, Conn., including 3^ days (72 miles) travel home. Roll
dated Monson.

Hopkins, David. Sentinel, Capt. Robert Hodge's co., Col. William Jones's regt.;
list of men who assisted in the recapture of the ship " Grout " (" Gruel ") from
the British ship " Rainbow " Sept. 10, 1777, sworn to at Newcastle ; also, Private,
Lieut. Alexander Kelloch's co. ; service, 1 mo. ; company detached from Col.
Wheaton's and Col. Jones's regts., by order of Brig. Cushing, to protect the
eastern part of Lincoln Co. and stationed at Camden and St. Georges from Nov.
13, 1779, to Feb. 13, 1780.

Hopkins, Ebenezer, Boston. Private, Capt. Abijah Bangs's co., Col. Dike's regt.;
pay roll for travel allowance home, etc., dated Boston, Nov. 26, 1776.

Hopkins, Ebenezer, Egremont. Private, Capt. John King's co.. Col. John Brown's
(Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted June 29, 1777; discharged July 21, 1777; service,
23 days, under Gen. Skyler (Schuyler) ; also. Capt. Ephraim Fitch's co.. Col.
Ashley's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 21, 1777; discharged Aug. 14, 1777;
service, 25 days; also, Lieut. Andrew Loomiss's co., Col. Ashley's (Berkshire
Co.) regt.; enlisted Oct. 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 17, 1780; service, 4 days;
company called out on the alarm at Bennington of Oct. 14, 1780 ; also, receipt
dated Egremont, March 6, 1781, for bounties paid said Hopkins and others by
the Chairmen of the several classes of the town of Egremont to serve in the Con-
tinental Army for the term of 3 years, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; also,
descriptive list dated Lenox, Aug. 20, 1781, of men raised in Berkshire Co.,
agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, and delivered to William Walker, Superin-
tendent for said county; Lieut. Loomis's co.. Col. Ashley's regt.; age, 23yrs.;
stature, 6 ft.; complexion, dark; hair, black; occupation, wheelwright; resi-
dence, Egremont; engaged for town of Egremont; term, 3 years; reported
receipted for by Capt. Smith ; also, Private, Capt. Ebenezer Smith's co., Lieut. Col.
Calvin Smith's (6th) regt. ; returns for wages; wages allowed said Hopkins from
Jan. 20, 1781, to Dec. 31, 1782, 23 mos. 12 days; reported absent in Aug. and
Sept., 1782; also, order on Capt. Hayward, Paymaster, 6th Mass. regt., payable
to Dan. Raymond, dated May 20, 1785, signed by said Hopkins, for balance of
wages, etc., due for service in 1781 in the (late) 6th Mass. regt. and for arrears
of clothing due for 3 j^ears.

Hopkins, Ebenezer, Reading. Private, Capt. John Walton's co.. Col. David Green's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2 days.

Hopkins, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Elijah Smalley's co., Maj . Zenas Winslow's regt. ;
service, 4 days, on an alarm at Bedford and Falmouth in Sept., 1778. [See
Edward Hopkins.]

Hopkins, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. John Carpenter's co. of guards ; enlisted June
24, 1779 ; discharged Sept. 24, 1779 ; service, 3 mos. ; company raised for 3 months
from time of joining and stationed at Springfield.



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Hopkins, Ebenezer. Report made by a committee of the House of Representatives,
dated March 17, 1780, showing staff officers in certain departments, their wages
and ration allowances ; said Hopkins served as steward of a prison ship.

Hopkins, Edward. Private, Capt. Elijah Smalley's co., Maj. Zenas "Winslow's regt. ;
service, i days, on an alarm at Bedford and Falmouth in Sept., 1778. [See Eben-
ezer Hopkins.]

Hopkins, Edwabd. Private, Capt. Abijah Bangs's co., Maj. Zenas "Winslow's (2d
Barnstable Co.) regt. ; service, 5 days, on alarms at Bedford and Falmouth in
Sept., 1778.

Hopkins, Ehud. Sergeant, (late) Capt. George King's co.. Col. Hopkins's (Berkshire
Co.) regt.; entered service July 15, 1776; discharged Aug. 2, 1776; service, 18
days ; company made up of detachments from four companies and marched to
the Highlands, N. Y. ; also, Capt. Silvanus Willcox's co., Col. John Ashley's
(Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service July 8, 1777; discharged July 26, 1777;
service, 19 days, with Northern army; mileage from camp at Fort Edward home
(110 miles) allowed; also, same co. and regt.; entered service Oct. 15, 1780; ser-
vice, 2 days.

Hopkins, Elkanah, Eastham. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Conti-
nental 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 18, 1780; age,22yrs. ; stature, 6 ft. ; complexion, light; engaged
for town of Eastham ; marched to camp July 18, 1780, under command of Capt.
Joseph Brown ; 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 belonging to the town of Eastham
raised for service in the Continental Army during 1780; service, 5 mos. 2-1 days;
also. Private, (late) Capt. Jonas Parker's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th)
regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated West Point; enlisted July 18, 1780; dis-
charged Jan. 18, 1781 ; enlistment, 6 months.

Hopkins, Elkanah. Private, Capt. Benjamin Berry's (Harwich) co., Maj. Zenas
"Winslow's regt. ; service, 3 days, on an alarm at Bedford and Falmouth, Sept. 7,
1778 ; roll sworn to in Barnstable Co. ; also. Sergeant ; account dated Harwich,
Nov. 9, 1778, rendered by Capt. Abijah Bangs, for amounts due men who guarded
prisoners from the [British] ship "Somerset" at Harwich, and from thence to
Barnstable, by order of Maj. Gideon Freeman; service, 2 days.

Hopkins, Esek. Letter from Edward Brooks to Hon. James Bowdoin, dated Halifax
Barracks, Nov. 8, 1777, asking that arrangements be made for the exchange of
said Hopkins, 2d Lieutenant of the Continental sloop "Providence," and other
prisoners confined in barracks at Halifax.

Hopkins, Ezek. Midshipman, ship " Alfred," commanded by Capt. John Paul Jones ;
list of men entitled to prize shares in the ship " Mellish " and brig " Active " [year
not given] .

Hopkins, Giles, Harwich [probably]. Private, Capt. Joseph Griffith's co., Col. John
Jacobs's regt.; enlisted June 16, 1778; service, 2 mos. 17 days; enlistment to
expire Jan. 1, 1779; reported died Sept. 2, 1778.

Hopkins, Giles, "Wellfleet. Capt. Winslow Lewis's co. ; pay abstract for mileage to
and from camp at Cambridge, dated Jan. 13, 1776; mileage (216 miles) allowed
said Hopkins.

Hopkins, Ichabod. Private, (late) Capt. George King's co.. Col. Hopkins's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 15, 1776; discharged July 29, 1776; service, 15
days ; company made up of detachments from four companies and marched to
the Highlands, N. Y. ; also, Capt. John Spoor's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's



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Hopkins, Ichabod, continued.

(Berkshire Co.) regt. ; enlisted April 2G, 1777 ; discharged May 20, 1777 ; service,
25 days, at Saratoga, by order of Maj. Gen. Gates; also, Capt. Silas Goodrich's
CO., Col. John Ashley's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; service between Aug. 15 and Aug.
21, 1777, 3 days, under Brig. Gen. Stark ; company took part in action at Benning-
ton Aug. 16, 1777, and was discharged by Brig. Gen. Stark ; also, Capt. Thomas
Ingersoll's co.. Col. Ashley's (1st Berkshire Co.) regt. ; service, 12 days, in Oct.,
1781, at Stillwater, by order of Brig. Gen. John Fellows on an alarm.

Hopkins, James, Chatham. Private, Capt. Thomas Hamilton's co. ; enlisted July 10,
1775; service to Dec. 31, 1775, 6 mos. 7 days; company stationed on the seacoast
in Barnstable Co. ; also, Capt. Benjamin Godfrey's co.. Col. John Cushing's regt. ;
service from Sept. 23, 1776, 60 days, at Rhode Island ; roll dated Newport and
sworn to in Barnstable Co. ; also, Capt. Benjamin Godfrey's co., Col. Josiah*
Whitney's regt.; arrived at destination May 10, 1777; discharged July 10, 1777;
service, 2 mos. 12 days, at Rhode Island, travel (12 days) included; 108 miles
reported as distance from Chatham to place of destination ; enlistment, 2 months ;
roll dated Boston Neck, South Kingston.

Hopkins, James. 2d Lieutenant; communication addressed to the Council, dated
Gouldsborough, March 25, 1777, signed by Col. Benjamin Foster and Lieut. Col.
Alex. Campbell, stating that having made inquiry into charges against said Hop-
kins and other officers of Capt. George Haslam's (3d) co., 6th Lincoln Co. regt.,
they find said officers to be satisfactory to the people of Union river, and request-
ing that they be commissioned ; ordered in Council April 30, 1777, that said
officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned April 30, 1777.

Hopkins, James. Seaman, brigantine "Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. John
Cathcart; engaged June 2, 1779; discharged June 23, 1779; service, 21 days.
Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

HcIpkins, 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 ten half days ; also,
Capt. John Wood's co., Lieut. Col. Loammi Baldwin's regt.; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 1, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 2 days ; also, Capt. John Wood's
CO. ; list of men who were in need of blankets, dated Medford, Aug. 9, 1775 ; also,
same co. ; certificate dated Sept. 4, 1775, signed by Caleb Greenleaf Adams, Sur-
geon, certifying that said Hopkins was unfit for duty at date of certificate and
that he desired a few days furlough; also, Capt. John Wood's (5th) co., Lieut.
Col. Loammi Baldwin's (late Col. Gerrish's) 38th (also given 37th) regt. ; abstract
for wages for Sept., 1775; receipt for said wages, dated Chelsea, Oct. 30, 1775, and
signed by Capt. John Wood; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; enlisted
May 5, 1775 ; rtZso, receipt for money in lieu of a bounty coat, dated Medford, Dec.
28, 1775 ; also, company receipt for wages given to Capt. Cadwallader Ford, dated
Wilmington, April 29, 1776.

Hopkins, Jesse. Return of Capt. Harendel's (Harnden's) co., dated May 11, 1775.

Hopkins [?], Jesse. Receipt for wages to April 1, 1776, given to Capt. Joshua Reed,
dated Woburn [ ? ] , March 14, 1777.

Hopkins, Jesse. Private, Capt. Joshua Parker's co., Col. Robinson's regt. ; enlisted
Sept. 15, 1777 ; service to Jan. 1, 1778, at Rhode Island.

Hopkins, Jesse. Corporal, Capt. Nathan Smith's co.. Col. Jacobs's regt. ; pay roll for
Nov., 1778; service, 25 days.

Hopkins, Jesse. Private, Capt. Toy's (Tay's) co.. Col. Webb's regt. ; pay roll dated
Nov. 12, 1784, for Sergt. William Foster and others who were omitted from Capt.
Samuel Tay's roll for the 3 mos. service in 1781.



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Hopkins, John, Boston (also given Berwick) . Return of men raised for Continental
service from Capt. Amos Ellis's co.. Col. Benjamin Hawes's (4th Suffolk Co.)
regt., sworn to at Wrentham, Feb. 16, 1778 ; residence, Boston ; engaged for town
of Bellingham; joined Capt. Samuel Trescott's co., Col. D. Henly's regt.; term,
during war; also, list of men mustered by Joseph Bragdon, Jr., Muster Master
for York Co., dated York, March 28, 1778; Capt. Lemuel Trescott's co.. Col.
David Henley's regt. ; engaged for town of Berwick ; reported received State and
Continental bounties.

Hopkins, John, Brookfield (also given Londonderry) . List of men raised to serve in
the Continental Army from 4th co.. Col. Converse's (4th Worcester Co.) regt., as
returned by Lieut. Jonathan Snow ; residence, Brookfield ; engaged for town of
Brookfield; joined Capt. Goodale's co., Col. Putnam's regt.; term, 3 }-ears ;
reported a transient; also, Private, Maj. Allen's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
also, Capt. Nathan Goodale's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (4th) regt.; return dated
Albany, Feb. 9, 1778 ; residence, Londonderry ; enlisted for town of Brookfield ;
mustered by Capt. Newhall ; also. Corporal, Capt. Goodale's co.. Col. Putnam's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31,
1780 ; reported as serving 7 mos. as Private, 5 mos. as Corporal ; also, descriptive
list date^d West Point, Jan. 10, 1781 ; Capt. Goodale's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's
(5th) regt.; rank. Corporal; age, 29 yrs. 7 mos.; stature, 5 ft. 9^ in.; com-
plexion, light ; hair, brown ; eyes, blue ; residence, Londonderry ; enlisted Jan.
1, 1777, by Lieut. Rouse; enlistment, during war; also. Corporal, Capt. Nathan
Goodale's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1781;
also, muster rolls for Feb. -April, 1781, dated Garrison, West Point.

Hopkins, John, Eastham. Abstract for advance pay for 1 month, mileage, etc., of
men who joined Capt. Isaiah Higgins's co.. Col. Marshall's regt., subsequent to
payment of previous roll, sworn to in Middlesex Co., Oct. 26, 1776 ; mileage
(95 miles) allowed said Hopkins ; also, Private, Capt. Isaiah Higgins's co.. Col.
Thomas Marshall's regt. ; service from Nov. 1, 1776, to time of discharge, 1 mo. ;
travel home 5 days (95 miles) allowed ; also. Corporal, Capt. Abijah Bangs's co.,
Col. Nathaniel Freeman's regt. ; pay roll for Oct., 1777, dated Harwich ; service,
31 days, on a secret expedition to Rhode Island.

Hopkins, John, Northbridge. Private, Capt. David Batchelor's co.. Col. Joseph Read's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 8, 1775; service, 3 mos. 1
day.

Hopkins, John, Upton. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
Capt. Benjamin Farrar's co., as returned to Col. Moses Whelock, sworn to Feb.
14, 1778; residence, Upton; engaged for town of Upton.

Hopkins, John. Seaman, brigantine "Independence," commanded by Capt. Simeon
Samson; engaged July 18, 1776; service to Sept. 22, 1776, 2 mos. 4 days; roll
dated Plymouth; also, same vessel and commander; engaged Sept. 23, 1776;
service to Jan. 1, 1777, 3 mos. 8 days ; also, same vessel and commander ; engaged
Jan. 1, 1777 ; service to July 5, 1777, 6 mos. 5 days.

Hopkins, John. List dated Sept. 12, 1777, of prisoners sent on shore at Sheepscot river
and Townsend from His Majesty's ship " Rainbow," and certified Nov. 10, 1777,
by George Collier, as having been liberated by him without receipts being given
for them as there were no Selectmen to sign at places above named.

Hopkins, John. Private, Capt. John Carpenter's co. of guards; engaged June 24,
1779; discharged at muster Aug. 4, 1779; service, 1 mo. 10 days; company raised
for 3 months from time of joining and stationed at Springfield.

Hopkins, John (also given John B.). Petition dated Boston, May 19, 1780, signed by
John Gushing and Samuel White, of Boston, asking that said Hopkins be com-



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Hopkins, John (also given John B.)) continued.

missioned as commander of the ship "Tracey " (privateer) ; ordered in Council
May 19, 1780, that a commission be issued ; also, petition addressed to the Coun-
cil, dated Boston, Aug. 25, 1780, signed by Sara. White, stating that the ship
"Tracey," commanded by said Hopkins, was fully manned and equipped, and
asking for liberty to proceed on a cruise against the enemy ; ordered in Council
Aug. 25, 1780, that the commanding officer at the Castle be directed to permit said
ship to pass the Castle, any order to the contrary notwithstanding.

Hopkins, John. Private, Capt. Abel King's co., Col. Sears's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 20,
1781 ; discharged Nov. 20, 1781 ; service, 3 mos., at Saratoga.

Hopkins, John. Return made to Aaron Blaney by said Hopkins of rations delivered
for the use of Col. Fellows's regt., dated Roxbury, May 28, 1775; also, retarn
made to Aaron Blaney by said Hopkins of rations delivered for the use of Col.
Cotton's regt., dated Roxbury, June 5, 1775; also, Assistant Deputy Quarter-
master General ; return of men employed in Quartermaster General's department
under the inspection of Thomas Chase, Deputy Quartermaster General; reported
stationed at Boston ; said Hopkins, Captain, reported as having left above depart-
ment Jan. 1 " last " [year not given] , and as having been appointed Deputy Com-
missary General of Prisoners ; also, report made by a committee of the House of
Representatives, dated March 17, 1780, showing staff officers in certain depart-
ments, their wages and ration allowances ; said Hopkins served as Deputy Com-
missar3' General of Prisoners; also. Council warrant dated Boston, Oct. 30, 1781,
for £100 drawn in favor of said Hoplcius to purchase wood and other necessaries
for the relief of prisoners in his charge ; also. Council warrant dated Feb. 25,
1782, for £50 drawn in favor of said Hopkins to enable him to fit out a flag to go
to Halifax.

Hopkins, Jonathan, Newbury. Private, ship "America" (privateer), commanded
by Capt. William Coffin ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to in Suffolk
Co., Oct. 11, 1780 ; age, 25 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, dark ; residence,
Newbury.

Hopkins, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Joseph Smith's co. ; service from May 31, 1776,
to Nov. 22, 1776, 5 mos. 22 da3'S ; company stationed at Truro for defence of sea-
coast; also, Corporal, Capt. Joshua Higgins's co., Maj. Zenas Winslow's regt.;
service from Sept. 6, 1778, to Sept. 13, 1778, 6 days, on alarms at Bedford and
Falmouth; also, Private, Capt. Abijah Bangs's co., Maj. Zenas Winslow's (2d
Barnstable Co.) regt.; service, 5 days, on alarms at Bedford and Falmouth in
Sept., 1778; also, account dated [Harwich, Nov. 7, 1778], rendered by Capt.
Abijah Bangs for amounts due men who guarded prisoners from the [British]
ship " Somerset " at Harwich, and from thence to Yarmouth ; service, 2 days.

Hopkins, [Jonathan]. Seaman, ship "Protector," commanded by Capt. John Foster
Williams; engaged March 6, 1780; discharged Aug. 17, 1780; service, 5 mos. 11
days.

Hopkins, Joram, Raynham. List of men raised in Bristol Co. to serve in the Conti-
nental Array, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as attested by James Williams,
Superintendent for said county, dated Taunton ; engaged for town of Raynham ;
also, descriptive list of men raised agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, returned
as received of James Williams, Superintendent for Bristol Co., by Joshua Wilbore,
at Taunton, March 21, 1781, to be conducted to Springfield and delivered to Col.
Shepard ; Capt. Hall's co., 3d regt. ; age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 2 in. ; complexion,
dark; eyes, blue; hair, brown; occupation, laborer; residence, Raynham; term,
3 years.

Hopkins, Joseph, Reading. Company receipt given to Capt. Benjamin Edgell, for
wages for service between Jan. 1, 1778, and Sept. 30, 1778; also, descriptive list
of men raised in Middlesex Co. to serve in the Continental Army for the term of



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Hopkins, Joseph, continued.

9 months, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779, returned as received of Justin Ely,
Commissioner, by Capt. James Cooper, at Springfield, July 19, 1779 ; Capt. Fos-
ter's CO., Col. Fox's regt. ; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; engaged for town of
Reading ; also, Capt. Francis's co., 10th Mass. regt. ; entered service July 17, 1779 ;
discharged April 17, 1780; term, 9 months; also, list of 6 months men raised
agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Maj. Joseph Hosmer,
Superintendent for Middlesex Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner; also, descrip-
tive 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, Commis-
sioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 11, 1780; age, 18 yrs.;
stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, ruddy; engaged for town of Reading; 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 montMs service and returned
by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp Toto-
way, Oct. 25, 1780; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Read-
ing for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to camp July 5,
1780; discharged Oct. 27, 1780; service, 4 mos. 7 days, including travel (300
miles) home. [See Joseph Hopkinson.]

Hopkins, Joseph. Private, Lieut. Enoch Cooper's co.. Col. David Leonard's regt.;
enlisted May 28, 1777 ; discharged July 15, 1777 ; service, 49 days, on expedition
to Ticonderoga; enlistment, 2 months. Roll sworn to in Hampshire Co.

Hopkins, Joseph. Private, Capt. Lawson Buckminster's co., in a regiment commanded
by Lieut. Col. Samuel Peirce; enlisted May 17, 1779; discharged July 1, 1779;
service, 1 mo. 18 days, including travel (75 miles) home; company ordered to
serve at Tiverton, R. I., until July 1, 1779.

Hopkins, Joshua. Private, Lieut. Samuel Knowles's co.. Col. Zenas "Winslow's regt. ;
service from Sept. 6, 1778, to Sept. 13, 1778, 6 days, on alarms at Falmouth and
Bedford.

Hopkins, Levi. Private, Capt. Hewit Root's co.. Col. John Ashley's (Berkshire Co.)
regt. ; enlisted July 8, 1777 ; discharged July 27, 1777; service, 19 days ; company
ordered to Fort Edward; also, Capt. Silas Goodrich's co.. Col. John Ashley's
(Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted Aug. 15, 1777; discharged Aug. 21, 1777; service,
7 days, under Brig. Gen. Stark; company served in action at Bennington Aug.
16, 1777, and was discharged by Brig. Gen. Stark.

Hopkins, Mark. Colonel, 1st Berkshire Co. regt. of Mass. militia ; list of field officers ;
commissioned Aug. 30, 1775 ; also, oflficial record of a ballot by the House of
Representatives, dated Jan. 30, 1776; said Hopkins chosen Colonel, 1st Berkshire
Co. regt. of Mass. militia; appointment concurred in by Council Feb. 7, 1776;
reported commissioned Feb. 7, 1776; a^so, lists of officers chosen by the several
companies in 1st Berkshire Co. regt., as returned by said Hopkins and others,
field officers, dated Great Harrington, March 26, and June 3, 1776; also, Colonel;
pay roll of field and staff officers of a detachment from said Hopkins's (Berkshire
Co.) regt.; entered service July 15, 1776; discharged July 31, 1776; service, 15
days; mileage out and home (200 miles) allowed; detachment called out and
stationed at Peekskill, N. Y., by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows.

Hopkins, Matthew, Boston. Private, Capt. Lemuel Trescott's co.. Col. Jonathan
Brewer's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 23, 1775; service,
2 mos. 14 days; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated
Prospect Hill, Oct. 25, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Lemuel Trescott's co.. Col. Asa
Whitcomb's regt.; muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776;
enlisted Jan. 1, 1776; reported on command as artificer; also, list of men mus-
tered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Feb. 16,
1777; Col. Stevens's battalion; also, Corporal, Capt. Nathaniel Donnell's eo.,



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