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George Minott's co.. Col. Samuel BuUard's regt.; enlisted Aug. 16, 1777; dis-
charged Oct. 17, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 11 days, in Northern department, including
9 days (180 miles) travel home.

Hosmer, Benjamin-, Concord. Private, in a Concord co. commanded by Lieut.
Ephraim Wheeler, Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt.; service, 2 days; company
marched to Roxbury March 4, 1776, to reinforce Continental Army; also, list of
men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the first Everidge ; " said
Hosmer appears among men in a detachment with Col. Brooks in 1776; also.
Sergeant, Capt. Simon Hunt's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. ; company return [year not
given] ; said Hosmer reported as in camp at White Plains.

Hosmer, Daxiel, Lincoln. Private, Capt. William Smith's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Abijah Pierce's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
5 days; also, receipt for advance pay, dated Cambridge, June 10, 1775, signed by
said Hosmer and others belonging to Capt. William Smith's co.. Col. John Nixon's
regt. ; also. Private, Capt. William Smith's co.. Col. John Nixon's regt. ; muster
roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 8, 1775 ; service, 2 mos. 5 days ; also, receipt
given to Capt. Asahel Wheeler, dated Sudbury, April 10, 1778, signed by said
Hosmer, for wages, rations, etc. ; also, list of men appearing imder the heading
"Hartwell Brook the first Everidge;" said Hosmer appears among men who
went at the time of taking [Gen.] Burgoyne [year not given] .

Hosmer, D'l, 2d. List of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the first
Everidge;" said Hosmer appears among 8 months men [no date or particulars
given] .

Hosmer, Elijah. Private, Capt. Joseph Hosmer's (Concord) co., Col. Eleazer Brooks's
regt. ; service, 5 days ; company marched to Roxbury March 4, 1776 ; also, list of
men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the first Everidge;" said
Hosmer appears among men who went with Capt. Minot [year not given] .

Hosmer, Ephraim, Concord. Private, Capt. David Wheeler's co.. Col. Nixon's regt.;
pay abstract for mileage to and from camp, dated Winter Hill, Jan. 15, 1776 ; also,
Concord co. commanded by Lieut. Ephraim Wheeler, Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. ;
service, 6 days; companj' marched to Roxbury March 4, 1776, to reinforce Conti-
nental Army; also, Capt. Charles Miles's co., Col. Jonathan Reed's regt.; pay
abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Albany home, dated Concord, Dec. 20,



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HosMER, Ephraim, Continued.

1776 ; reported discharged ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for travel allow-
ance, etc., from Ticonderoga, sworn to Feb. 16, 1777 ; 180 miles travel allowed said
Hosmer; a/so, lists of men appearing under the heading " Hart well Brook the
first Everidge ; " said Hosmer appears on a list [no date or particulars given].

Hosmer, James. Private, Capt. Joseph Hosmer's (Light Infantry) co.; company re-
turn endorsed " 1776; " also, Col. John Buttriclv's co. of volunteers, Col. Reed's
regt. ; enlisted Sept. 28, 1777; discharged Nov. 7, 1777; service, 1 mo. 11 days, at
the time of taking Gen. Burgoyne, including time to return home ; company de-
tached from Col. Brooks's regt. to reinforce army under Gen. Gates at the North-
ward; Col. Buttrick reported as serving as Captain.

Hosmer, Jesse, Concord. Private, in a Concord co. commanded by Lieut. Ephraim
Wheeler, Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt.; service, 6 days; company marched to
Roxbury March 4, 1776, to reinforce Continental Army; also, Capt. Joseph
Hosmer's (Light Infantry) co. ; company return endorsed " 1776; " also, list of
men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the first Everidge;" said
Hosmer appears among men in service at Ticonderoga in 1776; a^so. Private,
Capt. Charles Miles's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's regt.; pay abstract for travel
allowance, etc., from Ticonderoga, sworn to Feb. 16, 1777; 180 miles travel
allowed said Hosmer.

Hosmer, Joel, Concord. Private, Capt. Aaron Haynes's co.. Col. Jonathan Brewer's
regt; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 26, 1775; service, 67 days;
reported a minor; also, company return dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775; also,
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Cambridge, Oct.
25, 1775 ; also. Private, in a Concord co. commanded by Lieut. Ephraim Wheeler,
Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt.; service, 6 days; company marched to Roxbury
March 4, 1776, to reinforce Continental Army; also. Col. John Buttrick's co. of
volunteers, Col. Reed's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 28, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 7, 1777 ;
service, 1 mo. 11 days, at the time of taking Gen. Burgoyne, including time to re-
turn home; company detached from Col. Brooks's regt. to reinforce army under
Gen. Gates at the Northward; Col. Buttrick reported as serving as Captain.

Hosmer, John, Concord. Capt. Charles Miles's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's regt. ; pay
abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Albany home, dated Concord, Dec. 20, 1776 ;
reported discharged; also. Private, same co. and regt.; pay abstract for travel
allowance, etc., from Ticonderoga, sworn to Feb. 16, 1777; 190 miles travel
allowed said Hosmer; also, order on Capt. Miles, payable to Edmund Munro,
dated Lexington, Feb. 17, 1777, signed by said Hosmer and others, for travel
allowance, etc., from Ticonderoga; also, Capt. Miles's co. ; company receipt
given to Edmund Munro, dated Lexington, Feb. 18, 1777, for mileage and travel
home; service on campaign at Ticonderoga.

Hosmer, John. Private, in a Concord co. commanded by Lieut. Ephraim Wheeler,
Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt.; service, 6 days; company marched to Roxbury
March 4, 1776, to reinforce Continental Army.

Hosmer, John. Private, in a detachment from Lexington militia co. commanded by
John Bridge; service, 5 days; detachment reported on command at Cambridge
from May 11 to May 15, 1775, by order of Committee of Safety ; also, Capt. John
Bridge's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. ; service from March 4 to March 8, 1776,
5 days; company stationed at Roxbury.

Hosmer, John. List of men drafted for Continental service, as returned by Capt.
Thomas Hubbard to Col. Brooks, dated Concord, Aug. 14, 1777.

Hosmer, John, Certificate dated Concord, Sept. 17, 1777, signed by Ephraim Wood,
Town Clerk, by order of the Selectmen, certifying that said Hosmer went with
others from Concord to Boston on an alarm to convey stores thence and returned
with empty teams ; said Hosmer travelled 22 miles to Boston.



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HosMER, John. Private, Col. John Buttrick's co. of volunteers, Col. Reed's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 28, 1777; discharged Nov. 7, 1777; service, 1 mo. 11 days, at the
time of taking Gen. Burgoyne, including time to return home ; company detached
from Col. Brooks's regt. to reinforce army under Gen. Gates at the Northward;
Col. Buttrick reported as serving as Captain.

HosaiEK, John. Private, Capt. George Minott's co., Col. Samuel Bullard's regt.;
enlisted Aug. 16, 1777; discharged Nov. 30, 1777; service, 3 mos. 25 days, in
Northern department, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home.

HosMEK, John, Jr. Private, in a Concord co. commanded by Lieut. Ephraim Wheeler,
Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt.; service, 4 days; company marched to Roxbury
March 4, 1776, to reinforce Continental Army ; also, Capt. Joseph Hosmer's (Light
Infantry) co. ; company return endorsed " 1776."

HosMER, Jonas. Return dated Acton, Aug. 14, 1777, made by Capt. Simon Hunt to
Col. Eleazer Brooks, of men drafted from train band and alarm list under his
command to reinforce the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of Aug. 8, 1777 ;
also. Private, Capt. George Minott's co., Col. Samuel Bullard's regt.; enlisted
Aug. 16, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 7, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 1 day, in Northern depart-
ment, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home ; also, Capt. Francis Brown's co..
Col. Mcintosh's regt.. Gen. Lovell's brigade; enlisted Aug. 1, 1778; discharged
Sept. II, 1778; service, 1 mo. 14 days, on expedition to Rhode Island.

HosMER, Jonathan. Sergeant, Capt. Simon Hunt's (Acton) co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's
regt. ; service, 6 days ; company called out March 4, 1776, at the time of fortifying
Dorchester Heights. Roll dated Acton.

HosMER, Jonathan (also given Jonathan, Jr.). Return dated Acton, Aug. 14, 1777,
made by Capt. Simon Hunt to Col. Eleazer Brooks, of men drafted from train
band and alarm list under his command to reinforce the Continental Army,
agreeable to resolve of Aug. 8, 1777 ; also, Private, Capt. George Minott's co., Col.
Samuel Bullard's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 16, 1777; discharged Oct. 1, 1777; service,
1 mo. 16 days, in Northern department, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home.

HosMER, Joseph. Major; list of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook
the first Everidge;" said Hosmer appears among "6 weeks men in Dec. [1775]
& Jan. 1776."

HosMER, Joseph. List of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the
first Everidge;" said Hosmer appears among persons reported as having con-
tributed cash at the time of taking [Gen.] Burgoyne in 1777; said Hosmer re-
ported as having paid $10.

Hosmer, Joseph. Private, Capt. Daniel Brown's co. commanded by Lieut. William
White, Col. Miles Powell's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 23, 1779; dis-
charged Sept. 1, 1779; service, 1 mo. 10 days, at New Haven, Conn., including
6 days (120 miles) travel home. Roll sworn to at Lanesborough.

Hosmer, Joseph. Captain ; list of members of committees appointed to raise men for
New York and Canada, showing commissions delivered them [year not given] ;
said Hosmer reported as belonging to committee for Middlesex Co. ; also, Captain
of a Concord co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. ; service, 5 days ; company marched
to Roxbury March 4, 1776; also. Captain of a company of Light Infantry; com-
pany return endorsed " 1776;" also. Council order dated Boston, Nov. 5, 1777,
directing said Hosmer, Captain, to cause Ensign John Croyser, a prisoner at
Concord, to lie safely conveyed to Boston and delivered to Robert Pierpont, Com-
missary of Prisoners; also. Captain of a Concord co. of Light Infantrj^ Col.
Brooks's regt. ; list of officers of Middlesex Co. militia ; commissioned March 17,
1778; a/so. Brigade Major ; list of officers of Middlesex Co. militia; commissioned
April 6, 1779; also, receipt dated May 21, 1781, signed by said Hosmer, Superia-



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HosMER, Joseph, continued.

tendent for Middlesex Co., stating that he had received Eliphalet Jennings, who
had enlisted for the town of Dunstable, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, of
Capt. Reuben Butterfield.

HosMER, Levi, Concord. Corporal, Capt. Aaron Haynes's co., Col. Jonathan Brewer's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 9, 1775; service, 84: days;
also, company return dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Cambridge, Oct. 25, 1775.

HosMER, liEvi. Return of men detached from Col. Brooks's regt. to relieve guards at
Cambridge, as returned to Lieut. Col. Francis Faulkner [year not given, probably
1778] ; reported as belonging to Capt. Hubbard's (Concord) co. ; also, list of men
appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the first Everidge; " said Hosmer
appears among men forming the second guard at Cambridge in 1778 ; also, Pri-
vate, Capt. Daniel Harrington's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's regt. of guards; mus-
ter roll dated Cambridge, June 1, 1778; enlisted April 2, 1778; enlistment, 3
months from April 2, 1778; also, same co. and regt.; joined April 2, 1778; ser-
vice to July 3, 1778, 3 mos. 4 days, at Cambridge.

Hosmer, Michael. 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 re-
ceived of Justin Ely, Commissioner, b.y Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield,
July 9, 1780; age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, dark; engaged for
town of Pembroke; arrived at Springfield July 8, 1780; marched to camp July
9, 1780, under command of Lieut. Jackson of the artillery. [See Michael Osburn.]

Hosmer, Nathax. Private, Capt. Joseph Hosmer's (Concord) co.. Col. Eleazer
Brooks's regt.; service, 5 days; company marched to Roxbury March 4, 1776;
also, certificate dated Concord, Sept. 17, 1777, signed by Ephraim Wood, Town
Clerk, by order of the Selectmen, certifying that said Hosmer went with others
from Concord to Boston on an alarm to convey public stores thence and returned
with empty teams ; said Hosmer travelled 21 miles to Boston; also, list of men
appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the first Everidge ; " said Hosmer
appears among men who went with Capt. Minot [year not given] .

Hosmer, Reubex, Concord. Private, Capt. Charles Miles's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's
regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Ticonderoga, sworn to Feb.
16, 1777 ; 180 miles travel allowed said Hosmer.

Hosmer, Samuel. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Hosmer's (Concord) co.. Col. Eleazer
Brooks*s regt. ; service, 5 days; company marched to Roxbury March 4, 1776.

Hosmer, Samuel. Private, Col. John Buttrick's co. of volunteers. Col. Reed's regt.;
enlisted Sept. 28, 1777; discharged Nov. 7, 1777; service, 1 mo. 11 days, at the
time of taking Gen. Burgoyne, including time to return home ; company detached
from Col. Brooks's regt. to reinforce army under Gen. Gates at the Northward;
Col. Buttrick reported as serving as Captain.

Hosmer, Samuel. Private, Capt. Joshua Walker's co.. Col. Samuel Deanny's (Denny's)
regt.; enlisted Oct. 23, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 11 days,
including travel (200 miles) home ; company detached to join Continental Army
and ordered to march to Claverack to serve for 3 months. Roll dated Woburn.

Hosmer, Samuel. List of men appearing under the heading "Hartwell Brook the
first Everidge;" said Hosmer appears among men in a detachment with Col.
Thatcher [year not given] .

Hosmer, Stephen. Corporal, Capt. Simon Hunt's (Acton) co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's
regt. ; service, 6 days ; company called out March 4, 1776, at the time of fortify-
ing Dorchester Heights. Roll dated Acton.



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HosMER, Stephen. List of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Broolc the:
first Everidge ; " said Hosrner appears among men in service at Ticonderoga in
1776.

HosMER, Stephen. Captain; list of men appearing under the heading "Hartwell
Brook the first Everidge ; " said Hosmer appears among men who " filled up the
Continental Army 1777."

Hosmer, Stephen. List of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the
first Everidge; " said Hosmer appears under the heading "Resolve of Sep 1779."

Hosmer, Stephen. Sergeant, Capt. Joseph Hosmer's (Concord) co., Col. Eleazer
Brooks's regt. ; service, 5 days ; company marched to Roxbury March 4, 1776 ;
also, commission dated Boston, June 16, 1779, appointing said Hosmer 2d Lieu-
tenant, Capt. Samuel Jones's 9th (Light Infantry) co.. Col. Francis Faulkner's
(3d Middlesex Co.) regt. of Mass. militia ; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Heald's
CO., Col. John Jacobs's (Light Infantry) regt. ; entered service Sept. 1, 1779; dis-
charged Nov. 15, 1779; service, 2 mos. 15 (also given 2 mos. 18) days, at Rhode
Island.

Hosmer, Stephen, Jr. Private, Capt. Joseph Hosmer's (Light Infantry) co. ; com-
pany return endorsed "1776;" also, certificate dated Concord, Sept. 17, 1777,
signed bj' Ephraim Wood, Town Clerli, by order of the Selectmen, certifying that
said Hosmer went with others from Concord to Boston on an alarm to convey
public stores thence and returned with empty teams ; said Hosmer travelled 21
miles to Boston.

Hosmer, William, Lincoln. Private, Capt. William Smith's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Abijah Pierce's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 9
days.

HosMOR, Abel. Capt. Jonathan Holman's co., Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regt.; order
for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Winter Hill, Dec. 21,

1775.

HosMORE, Levi. Account showing sums of money to be paid from the public treasury
to sundry persons for losses sustained at battles of Lexington and Bunker Hill ;
amounts allowed in Council June 13, 1776.

Hosmore, Reuben. Collier and Woodcutter; return of rations allowed in Quarter-
master General's department, dated Fishkill, Oct. 14, 1781 ; reported drafted from
1st New Hampshire regt.

Hosmore, Samuel. Private, Capt. Abraham Andrews's co., Col. Cyprian How's regt. ;
enlisted July 27, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 7 days ; regiment
detached from Middlesex Co. militia to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

HosMouR, Amos. Private, Capt. David Goodwin's co., Col. Cogswell's regt. ; enlisted
Sept. 22, 1778; discharged Dec. 31, 1778; service, 3 mos. 11 days; company de-
tached to guard and fortify posts at and about Boston.

HosMOUR, Ephraim. Private, Capt. David Goodwin's co., Col. Cogswell's regt.; en-
listed Sept. 24, 1778; discharged Dec. 31, 1778; service, 3 mos. 9 days; company
detached to guard and fortify posts at and about Boston.

Hosnott, . [This name also appears under form of Horsewit, Horsewitt, Hoswit.]

Hosnott, Abel, Sandwich. Private, Capt. Means's co.. Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 3, 1777, to May 10, 1778 ;
reported died May 10, 1778; also, Capt. John Chadwick's co.. Col. Brewer's regt. ;
return dated Jan. 22, 1778; residence. Sandwich; enlisted for town of Sandwich;
mustered by Jos. Otis ; enlistment, 3 years ; reported sick at Albany.



292 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HosoM, Benjamin. Capt. Philip Hubbard's co., Col. James Scammon's regt. ; order
for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Headquarters at Cambridge,
Oct. 27, 1775.

HosoM, David. Private, Capt. Samuel Grant's co., (late) Col. Storer's regt.; enlisted
Aug. 14, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 23, 1777 ; service, 85 days, with Northern army,
including travel (15 days) home; company discharged at Queman's Heights.

HosoM, William, Manchester, Seaman, sloop " Liverpool," Nehemiah Storey, Mas-
ter; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to May 17, 1780; age, 25 yrs.;
stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, dark ; residence, Manchester.

Hosox, David. Capt. Asa Lawrence's co., Col. William Prescott's regt.; order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Oct. 30, 1775. [See
David Hason.]

HossACK, Charles Matross, Capt. Abner Lowell's co. of matrosses; marched July

9, 1776; service to March 31, 1777, 8 raos. 22 days; company stationed at Fal.
mouth, Cumberland Co. ; also, Capt. Abner Lowell's co. of matrosses stationed
at Falmouth, Cumberland Co. ; copy of a return dated Falmouth, July 31, 1777;
company reported Aug. 11, 1777, as mustered b_v Col. Noyes, agreeable to sea-
coast establishment.

HossELTON, John. Account dated Jan. 24, 1776, of ammunition delivered the non-
commissioned officers and soldiers belonging to Capt. Barnabas Dodge's co., 26th

regt.

HossoM, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Elisha Shapleigh's co., (late) Col. Joseph Storer's
regt.; enlisted Aug. 14, 1777; discharged Oct. 23, 1777; service, 85 days, includ-
ing 15 days (300 miles) travel home. Roll sworn to at Kittery.

Host, William, Andover. Fifer, Capt. Samuel Flint's co.. Col. Samuel Johnson's
regt. ; pay abstract for mileage from Scarsdale, N. Y., home; mileage (260 miles)
allowed said Host; warrant allowed in Council July 27, 1778. [See William
Holt.]

HosuM, Jonathan, Berwick. Capt. Samuel Leighton's co. ; pay abstract for mileage,
etc., from home to Dorchester Heights in Aug., 1776; mileage (95 miles) allowed
said Hosum.

HoswiT, Abel, Mashpee. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
fi-om Col. Nathaniel Freeman's (1st Barnstable Co.) regt., dated Sandwich, June

10, 1777; residence, Mashpee; engaged for town of Falmouth; joined Capt.
Chadwick's co.. Col. Brewer's regt. ; term, 3 years.

HoTCHKiss, вАҐ. [This name also appears under the form of Hodgkis.]

HoTCHKiss, Henry. Private ; list of men belonging to the 26th regt. who agreed to
tarry 6 weeks from the last of Dec, 1776, as returned by Col. Loammi Baldwin,
dated Trenton, Jan. 1, 1777.

Hoten, Abiathar, Leominster. Private, Capt. Andrew Haskell's co.. Col. Thomas
Marshall's regt. ; enlisted June 27, 1776; service to Aug. 1, 1776, 1 mo. 4 days.

Hoten, Ephuaim. Private, Capt. John Pray's co., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt.;
muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated West Point; enlisted July 10, 1780; discharged
Jan. 10, 1781 ; enlistment, 6 months.

Hoten, Jotham. Private, Capt. Zebulon King's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th)
regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1782, dated York Hutts ; enlisted March 8, 1781;
enlistment, 3 years.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 293



HoTEN [?], William, Granville. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from the several companies in Granville, as returned by Capt. Aaron Coe,
Capt. John Hamilton, and Capt. William Cooley, dated March 31, 1779; resi-
dence, Granville ; engaged for town of Granville ; joined Col. Arman's (Armand's)
regt. ; term, during war.

HoTH, [This name also appears under the form of Hoith, Houghth.]

HoTH, Francis. Private, Capt. Moses Harvey's co.. Col. Woodbridge's regt. ; enlisted
Aug. 22, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 17 days, at Saratoga,
including 9 days (180 miles) travel home; company raised to reinforce Northern
army until last of Nov., 1777; also, Capt. Seth Pierce's co., Col. Seth Murray's
(Hampshire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 15, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service,
3 mos. 6 days, including 9 days (172 miles) travel home ; company raised to rein-
force Continental Army for 3 months ; roll dated Leverett.

HoTHENE, Nathaniel. Receipts for wages for Aug. and Sept., 1775, dated Camp at
Prospect Hill, signed by said Hothene and others belonging to Capt. Abner Cran-
son's CO., Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt.

HoTON, Ebenezer. Private, Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; service, 7 days; company
marched from Milton, Stoughton, and Stoughtonham, to Castle Island, Dec.
19, 1776, under command of Capt. Robert Swan, of Stoughton. Roll dated
Stoughton.

HoTON, Ephraim, Lancaster. List of men raised for the 6 months service and returned
by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp Toto-
way, Oct. 25, 1780.

HoTON, Isaac. Receipt dated May 14, 1783, for wages for service to May 10, 1783, on
board the frigate " Hague," commanded by Capt. John Manley.

HoTSOx, Bernard. Matross, Col. Crane's regt. ; pay roll for 6 months men raised by
the town of Boston for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched
July 1, 1780; discharged Dec. 21, 1780; service, 6 mos. 1 day, including travel
(10 days) home. [See Burnel Hudson.]

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

HoTTON, Lemuel. Private, Capt. Joseph Richards's co. ; enlisted Aug. 23, 1779; dis-
charged Sept. 25 (also given Sept. 23), 1779; service, 1 mo. 3 days; company
formed part of a detachment of 400 men which marched to Rhode Island to serve
for 1 month under Capt. Samuel Fisher. Roll dated Stoughton.

HoTTOON, Richard. Private, Capt. John Stutson's co., Maj. Edward Procter's detach-
ment of militia; detached Dec. 10, 1777; discharged March 1, 1778; service, 2
mos. 22 days, with guards under Maj. Gen. Heath at Boston.

HoTTT, . [This name also appears under the form of Hauty.]

HoTTT, John. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for SuflFolk
Co., dated Boston, April 13, 1777; Col. Crane's regt.

HoTTY, John. Acting Midshipman, ship " Protector," commanded by Capt. John F.
Williams; engaged Sept. 15, 1780; discharged May 9, 1781; service. 7 mos. 24
days ; also, order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, payable to Mrs. Abigail Hotty
or order, dated Dec. 7, 1781, signed by said Hotty, for wages due him for service
on board the ship " Protector."

Houden, Henry, Boston. Private, Capt. Jonathan Foster's co.. Col. Nathaniel Wade's
regt. ; enlisted July 9, 1778 ; said Houden reported as serving in place of John
Berry ; company stationed at Middleton, R. I., for 6 months from July 1, 1778.



294 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HouDEN, Michael G. (also given Gabriel). Lieutenant and Captain, Col. Timothy
Bigelow's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779 ; reported as serving 30 raos. as Lieutenant, 6 mos. as Captain ; also,
2d Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Hodgskins's co.. Col. Timothy Bigelow's (loth) regt. ;



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