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regiments in said Palmer's brigade ; ordered in Council Aug. 8, 1776, that said
officers be commissioned; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Stephen Penniman's co. ;
list of officers belonging to Col. Nicholas Dike's regt. ; ordered in Council Feb. 1,
1777, that said officers be commissioned ; commissions to be dated Dec. 1, 1776.

Howe, Amasa. Private, 4th co. ; order dated Oct. 21, 1783, for wages for May-July
[year not given] , appearing in a register of orders accepted on account of wages.
Howe, Asa, Petersham. Captain of a company drafted from Col. Nathan Sparhawk's
regt. ; list of officers appointed to command men enlisted or drafted from [Worces-
ter Co.] brigade, as returned to Maj. Gen. Warren [year not given] ; company to
join Col. Josiah Whitney's or Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regt.
Howe, Baxter. Captain Lieutenant, Col. John Lamb's (2d Artillery) regt. ; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779.
Howe, Bezaleel. Capt. Hart's co., Col. Sargent's regt.; receipt for advance pay,

signed by said Howe and others, dated Cambridge, July -, 1775.
Howe, Cato, Plymouth. List of men mustered by James Hatch, Muster Master for
Plymouth Co. [year not given]; Col. Bailey's regt.; age, 21 yrs.; residence,
Plymouth; enlisted by Capt. Dunham; term, 3 years.
Howe, Daniel, Ipswich. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental
Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as
received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter Harwood, of 6th Mass. regt.,
at Springfield, July 6, 1780; age, 16 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 2 in.; complexion, light;
engaged for town of Ipswich ; arrived at Springfield July 5, 1780 ; marched to
camp July 6, 1780, under command of Lieut. Taylor, of 2d Mass. regt. ; 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 Ipswich for service in the Continental
Army during 1780; marched June 27, 1780; discharged Dec. 5, 1780; service,
5 mos. 20 days, including travel (240 miles) home; also, Private, (late) Capt.
Smart's co., 3d Mass. regt. ; inspection return for July, 1781 ; also, same co. and
regt.; account of clothing delivered subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781, endorsed "July
1781."
Howe, Darius. Ensign ; list of officers belonging to (late) Col. Sprout's (12th) regt.
in actual service, dated Boston, Jan. 17, 1781; a^so, Lieutenant, Capt. Timothy
llemick's co., Lieut. Col. E. Sprout's (12th) regt. ; list of officers promoted in the
Continental Army; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Timothy llemick's (8th) co., Col.
Joseph Vose's (1st) regt.; muster rolls for Jan.-March, 1781, dated West Point;
reported furloughed by Col. Putnam Jan. 15, 1781, for 60 days ; also reported on
command at Berkshire, Mass., in Feb., March, and April, 1781; also, 1st Mass.
regt. ; return of effectives, dated West Point, April 27, 1781 ; reported on furlough
at New Marlborough; absent 101 days; also, Capt. Remick's co., Col. Vose's
regt. ; muster roll for May, 1781, dated West Point; appointed Oct. 4 (also given
Oct. 14), 1780; reported resigned May 14, 1781; also, Ensign, Col. Vose's (1st)
regt.; return of effectives, dated Dec. 27, 1782; reported on furlough in Massa-



384 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Howe, Darius, continued.

chusetts; also, Ensign, 4th Mass. regt. commanded bv Col. Henry Jackson;
return of effectives, dated Cantonment near New Windsor, Jan. 3, 1783; reported
furloughed; also, same regt. ; return of effectives, dated Cantonment 1st Brigade,
Jan. 21, 1783; reported on furlough in Massachusetts by leave of Gen. Gates;
also, same regt. ; returns of eflfectives, dated Feb. 14, and Feb. 21, 1783 ; reported
on duty at the Lines.

HoAVE, David, Ipswich. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental
Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as
received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter Harwood, of 6th Mass. regt.,
at Springfield, July 6, 1780 ; age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, light ;
engaged for town of Ipswich; arrived at Springfield July 5, 1780; marched to
camp July 6, 1780, under command of Lieut. Taylor, of 2d Mass. regt. ; 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 Ipswich for service in the Continental
Army during 1780; marched June 26, 1780; discharged Dec. 5, 1780; service, 5
mos. 21 days, including travel (240 miles) home.

Howe, David, Jr. Capt. Edward Payson Williams's co.. Col. John Greaton's regt.;
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge Camp, Dec.
22, 1775.

Howe, Ebenezer, Methuen. Private, Capt. John Bodwell's co.. Col. Jacob Garrish's
(Gerrish's) regt. of guards; service between April 2, 1778, and July 2, 1778, 2
mos. 17 days, at Cambridge; also, same co. and regt.; service from July 2 to
July 12, 1778, 10 days, at Cambridge ; 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. [See Ebenezer Stow.]

Howe, Ebenezer. Receipt dated Boston, July 8, 1782, for bounty paid said Howe by
James Perrigo, Chairman of Class No. 1 of the town of Foxborough, to serve in
the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Howe, Elijah, Belchertown. Drummer, Capt. Jonathan Bardwell's co. of Minute-
men, Col. Jonathan Warner's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to
the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge ; service, 10^ days.

Howe, Elijah, Leicester. Private, Capt. Thomas Newhall's co. of militia, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge ; service, 7^ days.

Howe, Elijah. Sergeant, Capt. Elijah Dwight's co.. Col. Elisha Porter's (Hampshire
Co.) regt.; discharged Aug. 19, 1777; service, 5 days; mileage home (50 miles)
allowed; company ordered out on an alarm at Bennington Aug. 17, 1777; also,
Capt. Jonathan Bardwell's co.. Col. Elisha Porter's regt. ; engaged Sept. 22, 1777 ;
discharged Oct. 17, 1777; service, 1 mo. 2 days, with Northern army, including
travel (130 miles) home ; roll dated Belchertown.

Howe, Estes, Belchertown. Surgeon, Col. David Brewer's regt.; engaged April 24,
1775; service to Aug. 1, 1775, 3 mos. 15 days; also, same regt.; muster roll of
field and staff officers, dated Roxbury Camp, Oct. 7, 1775; also. Surgeon, Col.
Rufus Putnam's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1,
1777, to May 1, 1779; reported resigned; also, same regt.; returns of officers for
clothing, dated Boston, June 17, and Nov. 24, 1778; also, request addressed to
the Council, dated Boston, Dec. 21, 1778, signed by John Thomas, Surgeon, Col.
Wesson's regt., and said Howe, Surgeon, Col. R. Putnam's regt., asking for an
order on the State store for cloth for coats ; ordered in Council Dec. 21, 1778, that
the Board of War l)e directed to supply above men with cloth, they paying for the
same; also, Col. Rufus Putnam's (4th) regt.; return of officers entitled to State
gratuity, approved April 22, 1779.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 385

Howe, Estes. Captain, 1st Belchertown co. ; list of officers returned by Col. Samuel
Howe, dated March 16, 1776.

Howe, Farnum, Methuen. 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, i
Oct. 25, 1780. [See Farnum Stow.]

Howe, Gardner, Shrewsbury. List of men raised for the 6 months service and re-
turned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp
Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780.

Howe, George. Capt. Ezra Badlam's co.. Col. Richard Gridley's (Artillery) regt. ;
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Sewall's Point, Nov. 27,
1775; also, Private, Capt. Stephen Badlam's co.. Col. Knox's (Artillery) regt.
stationed near Boston; service probably rendered between Jan. 1, and April -,
1776, as per certificate dated Dec. 14, 1839.

HoAVE, Gershom. Capt. Samuel Wood's co.. Col. Jonathan Ward's regt. ; order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dorchester, Jan. 5, 1776.

Howe, Hezekiah (also given Ezra), Grafton. Private, Capt. Jonathan Maynard's
CO., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt.; muster rolls for Sept., 1781-Jan.,1782;
enlisted April 16 (also given April 26), 1781; enlistment, 3 years; reported sick
in quarters in Jan., 1782; also, descriptive list dated Feb. 20, 1782; Capt. Jona-
than Maynard's (also given Capt. Allen's) co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th)
regt. ; age, 16 (also given 17) yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 (also given 5 ft. 8 and 5 ft. 8^)
in. ; complexion, dark ; hair, dark ; occupation, laborer (also given farmer) ;
birthplace, Conway; residence, Grafton; enlisted for town of Grafton; enlisted
April 15 (also given April 16), 1781 ; enlistment, 3 years (also given during wai') ;
also, Private, Capt. Jonathan Maynard's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th)
regt.; muster rolls for Feb. -June, 1782; also, Capt. Nathaniel C. Allen's (8th)
CO., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt.; muster rolls for Feb.-April, 1783 ;_
also, Capt. Nathaniel C. Allen's (8th) co., 4th Mass. regt. ; muster rolls for May-
Sept., 1783 ; balance of term of enlistment unexpired, 5 months ; also, 8th co. ;
orders dated Oct. 18, and Dec. 27, 1783, for wages for May-Dec. [year not given],
appearing in a register of orders accepted on account of wages.

Howe, Isaac, Andover. Private, Capt. Jonathan Foster's cp.. Col. Nathaniel Wade'a
regt. ; enlisted July 1, 1778 ; company stationed at Middleton, R. I., for 6 months
from July 1, 1778.

Howe, Isaac, Framingham. Private, Capt. Job Sumner's co.. Col. John Greaton's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 22, 1777, to Dec.
31, 1779; also, Capt. Sumner's co., Col. Greaton's (2d) regt.; return [year not
given] ; residence, Framingham ; enlisted for town of Framingham ; mustered
by County Muster Master Barber ; also, same co. and regt. ; return of men who
were in- camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subse-
quently except on furlough ; also, Capt. Joseph Williams's (Light lufantry) co..
Col. Greaton's (3d) regt.; muster rolls for Sept.-Nov., 1779; enlisted May 1,
1777 ; enlistment, 3 years ; also, Corporal, same co. and regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descriptive list
dated West Point, Jan. 25, 1781 ; Col. John Greaton's (3d) regt. ; age, 21 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; eyes, blue; residence, Fram-
ingham ; enlisted Feb. 8, 1780, by Capt. Sumner ; enlistment, during war.

Howe, Jacob, Leicester. List of men belonging to Capt. Warren's co. and other com-
panies in Col. Cushing's regt. mustered to serve in the Continental Army for the
term of 9 months ; engaged for town of Grafton ; mustered May 9 [year not
given, probably 1778] ; also, list of men raised in Worcester Co. for the term of
9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20,



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Howe, Jacob, contimced.

1778, returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam,
July 20, 1778; arrived at Fishkill June 7, 1778; 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 ; residence, Leicester.

Howe, Jacob. Private, Capt. John Bodwell's co.. Col. Jacob Garrish's (Gerrish's)
regt. of guards; service between April 2, 1778, and July 2, 1778, 2 mos. 17 days,
at Cambridge.

Howe, James, Cape Ann. Private, ship " America " (privateer), commanded by Capt.
William Coffin ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to at Boston, Oct. 11,
1780; age, 21 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, dark; residence. Cape Ann.

Howe, James. List of men subscribing to regulations for formation of an Independent
CO. to be raised in Boston ; officers of said Boston Independent co. commissioned
in Council Dec. 7, 1776 ; Maj. Gen. John Hancock to serve as Colonel, Col. Henry
Jackson to serve as Lieutenant Colonel.

Howe, Joel. Private, Capt. Newetl's co. ; enlisted Nov. 3, 1778; discharged Nov. 18,
1778; service, 15 days; company detached from Gen. Warner's brigade to join
Col. Gerrish's regt. of guards and escort troops of Saratoga convention from
Rutland to Enfield, Conn.

Howe, Joel. Private, in a detachment from Capt. Daniel Grout's co. commanded by
Lieut. Thomas Parker, Col. John Rand's regt. ; enlisted July 24, 1780 ; discharged
Oct. 9, 1780; service, 2 mos. 24 days, including 8 days (160 miles) travel home;
detachment raised for 3 months, marched to Claverack, and was discharged at
West Point. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

Howe, John, Granville. Private, Maj. Ball's co.. Col. William Sheppard's regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from March 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
also, Capt. Lebbeus Ball's co.. Col. William Shepard's regt. ; return dated Feb. 3,
1778; residence, Granville; enlisted for town of Granville; mustered by State
and Continental Muster Masters ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for July
and Aug., 1778, dated Camp at Pi-ovidence; enlistment, during war; reported
sick at Granville ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Oct., 1778 ; also, Maj.
Lebbeus Ball's co., Col. Sheppard's (3d) regt. ; muster rolls for Nov., 1778, March
and April, 1779, dated Camp at Providence; enlisted March 1, 1777; enlistment,
3 years; also. Major's co.. Col. Shepard's (4th) regt.; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to March 3, 1780 ; also, same co. and regt. ;
return made up for the year 1780, dated West Point and endorsed " Cap't. Fullers
Comp'y ; " reported discharged March 3, 1780.

Howe, John, Northborough. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continen-
tal Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned
as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter Harwood, of 6th Mass.
regt., at Springfield, July 6, 1780; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 6 ft. ; complexion, light;
engaged for town of Northborough ; marched to camp July 6, 1780, under com-
mand of Lieut. Taylor, of 2d Mass. regt. ; 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.

Howe, John, Stoughton. 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.

Howe, John. Private, Capt. Aaron Smith's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ; enlisted
Aug. 15, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 27 days, including 12
days (240 miles) travel home ; company raised for 3 months and marched to rein-
force Northern army.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 387

Howe, Jonah. Enlistment agreement dated April 26, 1775, signed by said Howe and
others, engaging themselves to serve until Dee. 31, 1775, unless sooner discharged;
also, Lieutenant, Capt. Ebenezer Ingalsbe's co.. Col. Job Cushiug's regt. ; engaged
Sept. 1, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 9 days, in Northern de-
partment, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home; roll sworn to in Worcester
Co.; also, Lieutenant, Capt. William Howe's co., Col. John Rand's regt.;
appointed June 30, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 19 days,
including 9 days (180 miles) travel home; company raised for 3 months.

Howe, Joxas, Peterborough (also given New Marlborough) . Private, Capt. William
Scott's CO. of Minute-men, Col. Paul Dudley Sargent's regt., which marched April
20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service to April 23, 1775, 3
days; also, Capt. William Scott's co., Col. Paul D. Sargent's regt.; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 23, 1775; service, 2 mos.

Howe, Joseph, Framingham. Sergeant, (late) Capt. Jonas Parker's co., Lieut. Col.
John Brooks's (7th) regt.; muster roll for April, 1781, dated West Point; also,
Capt. Jonathan Maynard's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt.; muster
rolls for Sept., 1781-Feb., 1782; reported on furlough from Dec. 29, 1781; also,
descriptive list dated Feb. 20, 1782; Capt. Jonathan Maynard's (also given Capt.
Allen's) CO., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt.; rank, Sergeant; age, 27 (also
given 26 and 28) yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 (also given 5 ft. 6^) in. ; complexion, light;
hair, light (also given dark); occupation, cordwainer; birthplace, Framingham ;
residence, Framingham ; engaged for town of Framingham ; engaged Nov. 2 (also
given Nov. 21), 1776, by Capt. Allen; term, during war; also, Capt. Jonathan
Maynard's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt. ; muster rolls for March-
June, 1782; also, Capt. Nathaniel C. Allen's (8th) co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt.;
muster rolls for Feb.-April, 1783 ; also. Sergeant, Capt. Maynard's co., Lieut. Col.
Brooks's regt.; list of men furloughed subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781; leave given
said Howe by Col. Brooks Dec. 28 [year not given], to go from West Point to
Framingham for 60 days; also, Capt. Allen's CO., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt.;
list of men who died or were discharged subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781 ; said Howe
discharged June 8, 1783, by Gen. Washington, term of enlistment having ex-
pired ; also, Sergeant, Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt. ; list of men who were entitled
to honorary badges for faithful service; said Howe reported as having served
from June, 1776, and as entitled to two stripes.

Howe, Joseph, Tyringham. 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.

Howe, Joseph. Private, Capt. Francis Willson's co.. Col. Danforth Reyes's regt.;

enlisted July 2, 1777; service to Oct. 19, 1777, 3 mos. 17 days, at Rhode Island;

also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Providence, Dec. 28, 1777.
Howe, Joseph. Private, Capt. John Bodwell's co., Col. Jacob Garrish's (Gerrish's)

regt. of guards ; service between April 2, 1778, and July 2, 1778, 2 mos. 17 days,

at Cambridge ; also, same co. and regt. ; service from July 2 to July 12, 1778, 10

days, at Cambridge.

Howe, Josiah, Falmouth. Private, Capt. William Lithgow's co. ; enlisted July 17,
1776; service to Aug. 31, 1776, 1 mo. 15 days; company stationed at Falmouth,
Casco Bay, for defence of seacoast ; roll sworn to in Cumberland Co. ; also, same
CO. ; service from Aug. 31, 1776, to Nov. 23, 1776, 2 mos. 23 days ; company sta-
tioned at Falmouth for defence of seacoast; roll endorsed " Col'o Mitchel's
Reg't. ;" also, Capt. George White's co.. Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt.; rations
allowed from date of enlistment, Jan. 24, 1777, to time of arrival at Bennington;
credited with 56 days allowance.

Howe, King. 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



388 ]\IASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Howe, King, continued.

Justin El}-, Commissioner, by Maj. Teter Harwood, of 6th Mass. regt., at Spring-
fiekl, July G, 1780 ; age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion, light ; engaged
for town of Shrewsbury; arrived at Springfield July 5, 1780; marched to camp
July 6, 1780, under command of Lieut. Taylor, of 2d Mass. regt. ; also, Private,
Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from April 10, 1781, 20 mos. 21 days ;
reported promoted to Corporal March 31, 1782 ; reduced Aug. 5, 1782.

Howe, Lemuel. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. William Badcock's (2d) co., 3d Suffolk Co. regt.
of Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned Aug. 22, 1777; a¬Ђo, 2d Lieuten-
ant, Capt. Hopestill Hall's (2d) co., 3d Suffolk Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of
officers [year not given] .

Howe, Matthias, Rutland. Private, Capt. Thomas Eustis's (Rutland) co. of Minute-
men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to place of rendezvous at
Cambridge; enlisted into the army or left place of rendezvous April 27, 1775 [ser-
vice not given] .

Howe, Micah. Private, Capt. David Bent's co.. Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regt. ; travel
out and home 226 miles ; service at 20 miles per day, 11 days ; company detached
Aug. 20, 1777, and marched from Rutland to Bennington on an alarm.

How^E, Moses, Belchertown. Sergeant, Capt. Jonathan Bardwell's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Jonathan Warner's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the
alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge; service, 7 days ; also, Ensign, Capt. Jona-
than Bardwell's co. ; list of officers of Col. David Brewer's regt.; recommended
in Committee of Safety at Cambridge June 17, 1775, that said officers be commis-
sioned by Congress; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Jonathan Bardwell's co.. Col.
David Brewer's (9th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 26,
1775 ; service, 3 mos., 1 week, 5 days ; also, Ensign, same co. and regt. ; company
return [probably Oct., 1775].

Howe, Moses, Berwick. Private, Capt. Philip Hubbard's co., Col. James Scammon's
(30th) regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775] , including abstract of pay to
last of July, 1775; enlisted May 15, 1775.

Howe, Moses, Grafton. Receipt sworn to March 8, 1777, for bounties paid said Howe
and others by Col. Benjamin Brown, Muster Master, for enlisting into the Conti-
nental Army; said Howe joined Capt. Moses Ashley's co.. Col. Paterson's regt.;
also, Private, Capt. Moses Ashley's co., Col. Joseph Yose's regt. ; Continental
Army pay acounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Feb. 28, 1777; residence,
Grafton; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated July 1, 1777; enlisted Feb.
11, 1777; enlistment, during war; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Dec,
1777, dated Camp near Valley Forge ; reported discharged Feb. 28, 1777.

Howe, Moses. Memorandum of firelocks received of sundry officers and soldiers;
date of delivery, Jan. 27, 1776.

Howe, Moses. Private, Capt. Elijah Dwight's co.. Col. Elisha Porter's (Hampshire
Co.) regt. ; discharged Aug. 19, 1777 ; service, 5 days ; mileage home (50 miles)
allowed; companj' ordered out on an alarm at Bennington Aug. 17, 1777; also,
Capt. Jonathan Bardwell's co., Col. Elisha Porter's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 22, 1777;
discharged Oct. 17, 1777; service, 1 mo. 2 days, witli Northern army, including
travel (130 miles) home; roll dated Belchertown.

Howe, Moses. Capt. Todd's (6th) co.. Col. Crafts's (Artillery) regt.; list of men
entitled to additional bounty, dated Boston, Jan. 12, 1778.

Howe, Nathan. Private, Capt. Joseph McNall's co. in a regiment commanded by
Lieut. Col. Samuel Peirce; enlisted May 12, 1779; service, 1 mo. 24 days, at
Tiverton, R. I. ; reported 80 miles from home.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 389

Howe, Nathan. Private, Capt. William Howe's co., Col. John Rand's regt. ; enlisted
July 17, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 10, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 3 days, including 9 days
(180 miles) travel home ; company raised for 3 months.

Howe, Nathaniel, Gloucester. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship
"America," commanded by Capt. John Somes, sworn to June 8, 1780; age,
22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; residence, Gloucester.

Howe, Nehemiah, Marlborough. Private, Capt. Jonathan Holman's co., Col. Doo-
little's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service, 3 mos.
7 days.

Howe, Perlet, Framingham. Private, Capt. Henry Prentiss's co.. Col. Thomas
Marshall's regt. ; abstract for advance pay, mileage, etc., sworn to at Boston,
June 17, 1776; also, same co. and regt.; enlisted June 19, 1776; discharged Dec.
1, 1776; service, 5 mos. 13 days.

Howe, Perlet. Private, Capt. Israel Harris's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; enlisted Oct. 12, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 19, 1780 ; service, 11 days,
including 4 days (80 miles) travel home ; company marched to Northern frontiers
by order of Gen. Fellows on an alarm.

Howe, Quash, Plymouth. List of men mustered by James Hatch, Muster Master for
Plymouth Co. [year not given]; Col. Bailey's regt.; age, 21 yrs.; residence,
Plymouth; enlisted by Capt. Dunham; enlistment, 3 years.

Howe, Richard (also given Richard S.). Letter dated Albany, May 27, 1782, from
[Col.] Benjamin Tupper to Capt. Marshal, accepting the latter's recommendation
of said Howe as a suitable person for the office of Ensign, and expressing the
desire to have him appointed to one of the vacancies in said Tupper's regt. ; also.
Ensign, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from June 22, 1782, 6 mos.



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