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Hopkins, Matthew, continued.

Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 10, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Boston; also. Private, same co.
and regt. ; return for gratuity dated Greenwich, Nov. 10, 1779.

Hopkins, Matthew, Medway. Private, Capt. John Gay's co.. Col. Ebenezer Francis's
regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance to camp and home, etc., sworn to in
Suffolk Co., Nov. 29, 1776; said Hopkins credited with allowance for 2 days
(31 miles) ; company drafted from Roxbury, Dedham, Needham, Medfield,
Wrentham, Walpole, Medway, Bellingbam, Beverly, Danvers, Middleton, and
Manchester ; also, list of men returned by a committee of the town of Medway
April 13, 1778, as having rendered service at various times subsequent to April
19, 1775.

Hopkins, Michael. List of prisoners to be received in exchange for British prisoners
sent to Halifax in the cartel "Swift," as returned by Robert Pierpont, Commis-
sary, dated Oct. 9, 1777; said Hopkins, Mate, to be exchanged for Robert Rowe,
Mate.

Hopkins, Michael. Petition dated Boston, Aug. 15, 1780, signed by Thomas Russell,
of Boston, owner of three privateers, asking that said Hopkins and others be com-
missioned as their commanders ; said Hopkins to be commander of the brigantine
"Elizabeth;" ordered in Council Aug. 15, 1780, that commissions be issued.

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

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

Hopkins, Nath. List of prisoners sent in the cartel " Silver Eel " from Halifax to
Boston Oct. 8, 1778, to be exchanged for British prisoners, as returned by Bat.
Fox, Commissary of Prisoners ; reported a Seaman.

Hopkins, Nathan, Eastham. Private, Capt. Joseph Griffith's co.. Col. John Jacobs's
regt.; enlisted June 19, 1778; discharged Dec. 18, 1778; service, 6 mos. 3 days,
including travel (80 miles) home; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Hopkins, Nathaniel, Truro. Capt. Isaiah Higgins's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ;
return for advance pay for 1 month, etc., of certain men who had joined said
company subsequent to June 28, 1776, sworn to in Suffolk Co. ; Truro reported as
last place of rendezvous; also. Private, same co. and regt.; service from Aug. 1,
1776, to Oct. 31, 1776, 3 mos. ; also, same co. and regt. ; service from Nov. 1, 1776,
to time of discharge, 1 mo. ; travel home, 6 days (120 miles) allowed.

Hopkins, Nathaniel. Seaman, brigantine "Active," commanded by Capt. Allen
Hallet; engaged May 24, 1779; discharged Aug. 31, 1779; service, 3 mos. 8 days.
Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Hopkins, Nehemiah. Private, Lieut. James Hubbard's co., Lieut. Col. David Rositer's
detachment of militia ; enlisted Aug. 17, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 23, 1777 ; service,

5 days; company marched on an alarm.

Hopkins, Peter. Company receipt for muskets, etc., given to Capt. Benjamin Lemont,
dated Camp Coxes Head, June 8, 1781 ; also. Private, Capt. Benjamin Lemont's
CO., Col. Samuel McCobb's regt. ; enlisted May 15, 1781 ; service to Dec. 1, 1781,

6 mos. 15 days, near Penobscot.

Hopkins, Prince. Private, Capt. Abijah Bangs's co., Maj. Zenas Winslow's (2d
Barnstable Co.) regt. ; service, 7 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.



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Hopkins, Richard, Braintree (also given Eastham, Casco Bay, and Southborough).
List of men mustered to join the Continental Army, as returned by Nathaniel
Wells, Muster Master, dated Wells, Sept. 2i, 1777 ; said Hopkins with others, of
Braintree, enlisted into Capt. Nicholas Blaisdel's co., Col. Edward Wigglesworth's
regt., to serve for 3 years; a^so, Private, Capt. Pilsbury's co., Col. Calvin Smith's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31,
1780; residence, Casco Bay; reported as serving 6 raos. as Private, 6 mos. as
Corporal ; also, descriptive list dated West Point, Jan. 29, 1781 ; Capt. John K.
Smith's CO., Lieut. Col. Smith's (6th) regt. ; ranlc. Corporal ; age, 23 yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; eyes, light; residence, Southborough;
enlisted Jan.-, 1777, by Capt. Pillsbury; enlistment, during war; also, Corporal,
Capt. Peter Clayes's (Light Infantry) co., commanded by Capt. John K. Smith
until May 1, 1781, Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (6th) regt.; returns for wages;
wages allowed said Hopkins for Jan., 1781-Dec., 1782, 24r mos. ; reported on com-
mand in March and May, 1782, a prisoner of war June 10, 1782.

Hopkins, Richard, Scituate. Capt. Nathaniel Winslow's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; company receipt for advance pay for 1 month, travel allowance from home
to Boston, etc., dated Point Shirley, June 13, 1776; also. Private, same co. and
regt. ; service from April 30, 1776, 4 days preceding march ; reported enlisted into
the naval service July 20, 1776; also, Seaman, brigantine "Independence," com-
manded by Capt. Simeon Samson ; engaged July 14, 1776 ; service to Sept. 22,
1776,2 mos. 8 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, Richard. Capt. Solomon Higgins's (Eastham) co. ; enlisted July 10, 1775;
discharged Dec. 31, 1775; service, 6 mos. 6 days, in defence of seacoast.

Hopkins, Richard. Private, Capt. Elijah Lewis's co.. Col. Christopher Greene's (1st
Rhode Island) battalion ; muster roll for Jan.-Nov., 1777 ; enlisted April 5, 1777 ;
enlistment, 3 years; also, same co. and regt.; muster rolls for Jan. -April, 1778;
reported sick in hospital in March, 1778.

Hopkins, Robert, Brookfield. Private, Capt. John Packhard's co., Col. David
Brewer's (9th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 8, 1775; ser-
vice, 3 mos.; also, company return dated Roxbury, Oct. 7, 1775; also, Capt.
Packard's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (late Brewer's) regt. ; order for bounty coat
or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Dec. 27, 1775.

Hopkins, Roland. Private, Capt. Seth Clark's co. ; enlisted July 1, 1775; discharged
Dec. 31, 1775; service, 6 mos. 10 days, in defence of seacoast. Roll sworn to in
Barnstable Co.

Hopkins, Samuel, Great Barrington. Return of men raised to serve in the Continen-
tal Army from Capt. William Duglass's (Hancock) co. ; residence, Great Barring-
ton ; engaged for town of Hancock ; joined Capt. Worren's (Warren's) co.. Col.
Baley's regt.; term, 3 years; also, list of men mustered between Jan. 20, 1777,
and June 1, 1778, by Trueman Wheler, Muster Master for Berkshire Co. ; reported
received State bounty; also, Private, 6th co., Col. John Bailey's regt. ; Continen-
tal Array pay accounts for service from June 10, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779 ; also, Capt.
Isaac Warren's co.. Col. John Bailey's regt. ; company return dated Camp Valley
Forge, Jan. 24, 1778; also, (late) Capt. Isaac Warren's (6th) co., Col. Bailey's
regt. ; return of men who joined prior to Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been
absent subsequently except on furlough; also. Major's co., Col. Bailey's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to June 10, 1780.

Hopkins, Samuel, Wilmington. Private, Capt. Timothy Walker's co.. Col. Green's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7^ days; also, list
dated Wilmington, Nov. 25, 1776, of men drafted to reinforce the army and to be
ready at a minute's warning until March 1, 1777, as returned by Capt. C. Ford,



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Hopkins, Saju'el, continued.

Jr., iu behalf of the Selectmen, Militia Officers, and Committee of Safety, of the
town of AVilmington; said Hopkins rated one man; also, list of persons who
hired men to serve in the army, dated Nov. 29, 1776 ; said Hopkins and Samuel
Dean hired Jo's Grace; also, list of men raised to guard prisoners at Prospect
Hill for 3 months, dated March 26, 1778; said Hopkins and Samuel Cogin rated
one man.

Hopkins, Samuel. Private, Capt. Abijah Bangs's co., Col. Dike's regt. ; pay roll for
gun and blanket money, dated Boston, Feb. 24, 1777; also. Corporal, same co.
and regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 13, 1776; credited
to town of Harwich ; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

Hopkins, Samuel. Private, Capt. Noah Lankton's co.. Col. Ashley's (Berkshire Co.)
regt. ; enlisted April 26, 1777 ; discharged May 20, 1777 ; service, 25 days, at
Saratoga, by order of Gen. Gates.

Hopkins, Samuel. Sergeant, Capt. Daniel Sullivan's co.. Col. Benjamin Foster's
(Lincoln Co.) regt. ; discharged July 10, 1777 ; service, 16 days ; company marched
to Machias three different times. [See Shemuel Hoskins.]

Hopkins, Samuel. Private, Capt. Moses Kellogg's co.. Col. Porter's (Hampshire Co.)
regt.; marched Sept. 23, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 18, 1777 ; service, 32 days, including
6 days (114 miles) travel; company marched to reinforce Northern army under
Maj. Gen. Gates on an alarm ; reported a Volunteer.

Hopkins, Scotto. Private, Capt. Abijah Bangs's co., Maj. Zenas Winslow's (2d Barn-
stable Co.) regt. ; service, 7 days, on alarms at Bedford and Falmouth in Sept.,
1778 ; also, Capt. Nathaniel Freeman's co., Lieut. Col. Enoch Hallet's (Barnstable
Co.) regt.; enlisted Aug. 16, 1780; discharged Oct. 31, 1780; service, 2 mos. 20
days, including 4 days (75 miles) travel home ; company raised to reinforce Con-
tinental Army for 3 months.

Hopkins, Simeon, Harpswell. Private, Capt. William Lithgow, Jr.'s co. ; marched
March 19, 1776; discharged Oct. 6, 1776; service, 6 mos. 18 days; company sta-
tioned at Falmouth, Cumberland Co., for defence of seacoast; also, list of men
raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. John Snow's (2d Harpswell)
CO., Col. Jonathan Mitchell's (2d Cumberland Co.) regt. ; residence, Harpswell ; en-
gaged for town of Harpswell; joined Capt. John Read's CO., Col. Oldin's (Alden's)
regt.; term, 3 years; a^so. Private, Capt. Reed's co., Col. John Brooks's regt.
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 20, 1777, to Nov. 4, 1778;
reported killed; also, Capt. John Reed's co., Col. Ichabod Alden's regt.; return
dated Jan. 12, 1778; mustered by Col. Sewall, Muster Master for Lincoln Co., and
by a Continental Muster Master ; also, Capt. Reed's co., (late) Col. Alden's regt. ;
return of men who were in camp prior to Aug. 15, 1777, certified at Cherry Valley,
Feb. 24, 1779; reported killed Nov. 11, 1778.

Hopkins, Solomon, Eastham. List of men in Capt. Abijah Bangs's co. raised from
various towns in Barnstable Co., dated Dorchester, Sept. 4, 1776; said Hopkins
reported as belonging to Eastham; also, Private, Capt. Abijah Bangs's co.. Col.
Dike's regt.; pay roll for travel allowance home, etc., dated Boston, Nov. 26,
1776 ; said Hopkins credited with 5 days allowance ; mileage to and from camp
(184 miles) also allowed.

Hopkins, Solomon, Newcastle (also given Jefferson). List of men raised to serve in
the Continental Army from 3d Lincoln Co. regt., as returned by Capt. Rol)ert
Hodge; residence, Newcastle ; engaged for town of Salisbury ; joined Capt. Israel
Davis's CO., Col. Wigelsworth's (Wigglesworth's) regt.; term, 3 years; a/so, list
of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as returned by Capt. Benjamin
Evans; a/¬Ђo. Private, Capt. Woodbridge's co.. Col. Calvin Smith's (late Wiggles-
worth's) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 3, 1777, to



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 245

Hopkins, Solomon, continued.

Dec. 31, 1779; also, Col. Wigglesworth's regt. ; return of men enlisted into Capt.
Israel Davis's co.. Col. Wigglesworth's regt. [year not given] ; residence, New-
castle ; engaged for town of Newcastle ; mustered by Col. Sewall ; also, (late) Capt.
Davis's CO., Col. Wigglesworth's regt. ; return of men who were in service Sept.
15, 1777 ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for May, 1778, dated Camp at
Valley Forge; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for June, 1778, dated Camp
Greenwich; also, (late) Capt. Davis's co., Col. Wigglesworth's (4th) regt.; pay
roll for Oct., 1778, sworn to at Providence ; also. Colonel's co. commanded by
Capt. Lieut. Christopher Woodbridge, (late) Col. Edward Wigglesworth's regt.;
muster roll for March and April, 1779 ; enlisted Feb. 3, 1777 ; enlistment, 3 years ;
reported furloughed Feb. 23 [1779] by Capt. Willington for 20 days ; also, deposi-
tion sworn to in Kennebec Co., Dec. 24, 1821, made by said Hopkins, of Jeffer-
son, Maine, 72 years of age, declaring that he had enlisted in Feb. or March,
1777, into Capt. Davis's co.. Col. Wigglesworth's (later Col. Sprout's) regt., for
the term of 3 years, that he served until Feb., 1780, when he was honorably dis-
charged at West Point from Col. Sprout's regt., and asking for money due for
said service and naming Ebenezer Billings as his attorney to receive the same ;
also, certificate sworn to in Kennebec Co., Dec. 24, 1821, signed by Henry Sewall,
formerly a Captain in Col. Sprout's regt., certifying that said Hopkins served in
said regiment and was in the battles at the time of taking [Gen.] Burgoyne, and
at Monmouth, and served also at Rhode Island.

Hopkins, Solomon. Private, Capt. Israel Davis's co. ; service from June 1, 1776, to
Dec. 5, 1776, 6 mos. 5 days, at Boothbay in defence of seacoast.

Hopkins, Solomon. 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.

Hopkins, Solomon. Private,. Capt. George Webb's co.. Col. William Shepard's (3d)
regt.; muster roll for Oct., 1778, dated Camp at Providence; discharged Nov. 1,
1778 ; enlistment, 8 months.

Hopkins, Solomon. Private, 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.

Hopkins, Solomon. Private, Capt. Archibald McAllister's co.. Col. Samuel McCobb's
regt.; enlisted July 11, 1779; service to Sept. 24, 1779, 2 mos. 13 days, at Penob-
scot ; company marched on expedition to Majorbagaduce.

Hopkins, Solomon. Private, Capt. Matthias Tobey's co., Lieut. Col. Hallet's regt.;
enlisted Aug. 18, 1780, 3 days preceding march; discharged Nov. 2, 1780; service,
2 mos. 21 days, at Rhode Island, including 5 days (91 miles) travel home; com-
pany detached to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Hopkins, Stephen, Egremont. Private, Capt. Enoch Noble's co.. Col. Ezra Wood's
regt.; enlisted May 15, 1778; discharged Feb. 7, 1779; service, 8 mos. 24 days,
at North river; enlistment, 8 months from time of arrival at Peekskill; also,
Capt. Roswell Downing's co., Lieut. Col. Miles Powell's (Berkshire Co.) regt.;
enlisted July 19, 1779; discharged Aug. 27 (also given Aug. 23), 1779; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 9 (also given 1 mo. 8^) days; company marched to New Haven,
Conn., to serve for 1 month ; also, Capt. Adam Kasson's co.. Col. Israel Chapen's
(3d) regt.; enlisted Oct. 18, 1779; discharged Nov. 21, 1779; service, 1 mo. 8
days, at Claverack ; regiment raised for 3 months ; 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 Egremont for service in the Continental Army during 1780;
marched to camp July 1, 1780; discharged Dec. 15, 1780; service, 5 mos. 19 days,
including travel (75 miles) home; also, Private, Capt. John Spoor's co., Col. John



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Hopkins, Stephen, continued.

Ashley, Jr.'s regt.; enlisted Oct. 12, 1781; discharged Oct. 23, 1781; service, 11
days ; company ordered to march to Barnes's Heiths in Stillwater Oct. 12, 1781,
on an alarm.

Hopkins, Stephen. 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. 9, 1778, rendered by Capt. Abijah
Bangs, of 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, Sylvanus, Hardwick. Private, Capt. William Henry's co. ; enlisted Oct. 2,
1779; discharged Nov. 10, 1779; service, 1 mo. 13 days, at Castle and Governor's
Islands, including travel home ; company raised in Worcester Co.

Hopkins, Theodorus. Private, Capt. Joshua Higgins's co., Maj. Zenas Winslow's
regt. ; service between Sept. 6 and Sept. 13, 1778, 3 days, on alarms at Bedford
and Falmouth.

Hopkins, Theophilus, Eastham. List of officers, seamen, and marines, belonging to
the brigantine "Hazard," commanded by Capt. Simeon Samson, in the service
of the state of Massachusetts, made up for advance pay, dated Boston, Nov. 13,
1777; also, Seaman, same vessel and commander; engaged Oct. 1, 1777; dis-
charged May 20, 1778 ; service, 7 mos. 20 days ; roll dated Boston ; also. Seaman,
brigantine "Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. John Cathcart; engaged May
15, 1779; discharged June 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 8 days; roll sworn to in
Suffolk Co.

Hopkins, Theophilus. Sergeant, Capt. Nicholas Crosby's co.. Col. Samuel McCobb's
regt.; entered service Aug. 21, 1777; service, 15 days; certificate on roll, dated
Penobscot, Oct. 25, 1777, signed by Capt. Crosby, certifies that said company was
raised for expedition against St. Johns river, N. S., for the term of 6 months, and
was in readiness to enter on said service until date of discharge, Sept. 4, 1777.

Hopkins, Theophilus. Private, Capt. Joshua Higgins's co., Maj. Zenas Winslow's
regt. ; service between Sept. 6 and Sept. 13, 1778, 3 days, on alarms at Bedford
and Falmouth.

Hopkins, Thomas, Boston (also given Newburyport). List of men raised in Suffolk
Co. for Continental service, as returned by Col. Benjamin Gill; residence,
Boston ; engaged for town of Newbury ; term, 3 years ; also, list of men raised to
serve in the Continental Army, as returned by Moses Noyes, Chairman of Select-
men and Committee of Newbury; residence, Boston ; engaged for town of New-
bury; joined Capt. Alexander's co.. Col. Wigleworth's (Wigglesworth's) regt.;
term, 3 years ; also. Private, Major's co.. Col. Calvin Smith's (late Wigglesworth's)
regt. ; Continental Array pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 10,
1777; reported deserted Dec. 10, 1777; also, Capt. Nathaniel Alexander's co., Col.
Edward Wigglesworth's regt. ; return [year not given] ; residence, Newburyport ;
engaged for town of Newburyport; also, list of deserters endorsed "July 13th
1780;" Major's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (13th) regt. ; rank, Private; resi-
dence, Newburyport ; deserted Dec. 10, 1777.

Hopkins, Thomas. Return of men enlisted into the Continental Army by Maj. John
G. Frazier and turned over to Capt. Nathaniel Cushing, who were directed to join
Col. Paterson's regt. by order dated Headquarters, Nov. 17, 1776, signed by
D. Adj. Gen. J. Trumbell; Capt. Brown's co.. Col. Willard's regt.

Hopkins, Timothy, Springfield (also given West Springfield). Private, Capt. Levi
Ely's CO., Col. John Moseley's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 21, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 17,
1777 ; service, 1 mo. 3 days, on expedition to the Northward, including 6 days
(120 miles) travel home; also, Capt. Nathan Rowle's co., Col. John Jacobs's



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Hopkins, Timothy, continued.

re.iTt. ; enlisted Aug. 1, 1778; service, 5 mos. 5 days, at Rhode Island, including
travel (100 miles) home; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779; also, Corporal, Capt.
Preserved Leonard's co.. Col. Elisha Porter's (Hampshire Co.) regt. ; enlisted
July 28, 1779; discharged Sept. 2, 1779; service, 1 mo. 10 days, at New London,
Conn., including 4 days (72 miles) travel; also, return of 3 and months men
raised in Hampshire Co. from (late) Col. Moseley's regt. by order of Brig. Gen.
Danderson (Danielson) ; Capt. Millor's (Miller's) co..; engaged for town of West
Springfield ; term, 6 months ; also, descriptive list of men raised to i-einforce 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 8, 1780; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, light;
engaged for town of West Springfield ; marched to camp July 8, 1780, under com-
mand of Ebenezer Kent, Esq. ; 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 West Springfield for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched
July 8, 1780; discharged Dec, 8, 1780; service, 5 mos. 6 days, including 6 days
(120 miles) travel home; a^so. Private, Capt. Francis Stebbins's co., Col. David
Mosely'sregt. ; enlisted June 12, 1782; discharged June 20, 1782; service, 7 days;
company raised for support of the government at Springfield and Northampton
and part of it probably mounted.

Hopkins, William, Charlestown. Private, Capt. Benjamin Lock's co., Lieut. Col.
William Bond's (late Col. Thomas Gardner's) 37th regt. ; company return dated
Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775 ; stature, 5 ft. 7J in. ; enlisted May 22 ; reported deserted
Nov. 16 [year not given, probably 1775] ; also, company receipt for wages for
Oct., 1775, dated Camp Prospect Hill, Jan. 1, 1776; also, enlistment agreement
signed by said Hopkins and others, engaging themselves to serve for the term of
3 years, unless sooner discharged; enlisted Dec. 27, 1776; also, return of men
raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Edmund Brigham's co., 6th
Worcester Co. regt. ; residence, Charlestown ; engaged for town of Westborough
(also given Charlestown) ; joined Capt. Styles's co.. Col. Shepherd's regt. ; term,
3 years ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Snfiblk
Co., dated Boston, Jan. 8, 1777 ; Capt. Thomas's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ;
also. Private, Colonel's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Philip Thomas's
CO., Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment,
Dec. 27, 1776, to Feb. 6, 1777 ; credited with 42 days allowance ; subsistence also
allowed for 11 days (220 miles) travel on march from Boston to Bennington ; also,
same co. and regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1779, dated West Point; also, Capt.
Philip Thomas's (5th) co.. Col. Marshall's regt. ; return of men who were in camp
on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subsequently except on
furlough, approved April 8, 1779; also. Colonel's co., Col. Marshall's (10th) regt. ;
muster roll for April, 1779, dated AVest Point; reported re-enlisted for the war;
also reported f urloughed April 16, 1779, for 60 days ; also, descriptive return dated
West Point, Feb. 12, 1780; Capt. Jacob Wales's co., Col. Marshall's (10th) regt. ;
age, 31 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, dark ; hair, dark ; residence, Charles-
town; enlistment, during war; also, 5th co.. Col. Marshall's regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descrip-
tive list dated Jan. 26, 1781; Capt. Turner's (6th) co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's
(10th) regt.; age, 29 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark;
residence, Charlestown ; engaged April 14, 1778, by Capt. Wales ; term, during
war; also. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt.; service from Jan. 1,
1781, 24 mos.

Hopkins, William, Palmer. Private, Capt. Phineas Stebbins's co.. Col. Nathan Spar-
hawk's regt.; enlisted Sept. 15, 1778; service to Dec. 11, 1778, 3 mos. 2 days,



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Hopkins, Williaji, continued.

including travel (80 miles) home; company detached to reinforce army under
Gen. Sullivan but ordered to Boston by resolve of Sept. 17, 1778.

Hopkins, William. 2d Lieutenant, sloop "Providence," commanded by Capt. John
Paul Jones; list of men entitled to prize shares in the ship "Alexander," cap-
tured Sept. 20, 1776.



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