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9 days ; also. Ensign, Col. Henry Jackson's (4th) regt. ; list of officers belonging to
1st Mass. brigade [year not given, probably 1782 or 1783], showing dates of com-
missions; commissioned June 22, 1782; also, order for wages from May-Dec.
[year not given] , appearing in a register of orders accepted on account of wages.

Howe, Richard. List of prisoners brought to Marblehead in the cartel "Pacific" to
be exchanged for British prisoners, as returned by Thomas Stone, Commissary
[year not given] ; said Howe, a Seaman, reported as having been taken in a
trading vessel by the British ship " Milford."

Howe, Samvel, Belchertown. Lieutenant Colonel, Col. Elisha Porter's (Hampshire
Co.) regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 [service not given] ;
also. Colonel ; list of officers chosen in the presence of said Howe as Moderator,
dated March 16, 1776 ; also, list of officers chosen in the 9th co., 4th Hampshire
Co. regt., and recommended for commissions, as returned by said Howe, Colonel,
dated Belchertown, July 22, 1776.

Howe, Samuel, Kennebec (also given Boston). List of men mustered by Nathaniel
Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 19, 1777; Capt. Isaiah
Stetson's co., Col. Gamaliel Bradford's i-egt. ; term, 3 years; also, Sergeant, 8th
CO., Col. Gamaliel Bradford's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 16, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Boston ; also, Capt. Stetson's co..
Col. Bradford's regt. ; return [year not given] ; residence, Kennebec ; enlisted for
town of Kennebec ; mustered by Continental and County Muster Masters ; also,
same co. and regt ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Jan. 12, 1777, to
date of arrival at Bennington, Feb. 4, 1777 ; credited with 10 days allowance ; also,
same co. and regt. ; return of men who were in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777;
enlisted Jan. 16, 1777; joined Jan. 20, 1777; died Jan. 11, 1778.

Howe, Simon, Framingham. Corporal, Capt. Job Sumner's co.. Col. John Greaton's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 22, 1777, to Dec. 31,
1779 ; reported as serving 12 mos. 9 days as Corporal, 21 mos. as Sergeant ; also,



390 IVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Howe, Simox, contmited.

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, Sergeant, Capt. Joseph Crocker's co.. Col. Greaton's regt.;
Continental Ami}' pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780;
also, receipt dated July 17, 1780, given to Lieut. James Davis, signed by said
Howe, for equipments for the use of the 1st co. ; also, Capt. Sumner's co., Col.
Greaton's (3d) regt.; muster roll for Oct., 1780; also, descriptive list dated West
Point, Jan. 25, 1781 ; Col. John Greaton's (3d) regt. ; age, 25 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft.
9 in.; complexion, light; hair, dark; eyes, gray; residence, Framingham;
enlisted March 2, 1777, by Lieut. Maynard ; enlistment, during war.

Howe, Solomon, Shrewsbury. 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, Solomon. Corporal, Capt. David Moore's co.. Col. John Jacobs's (Light In-
fantry) regt.; marched Sept. 24 (also given Sept. 25), 1779; discharged Nov. 27,
1779; service, 2 raos. 7 (also given 2 mos. 6) days, at Rhode Island. Roll sworn
to in Worcester Co.

HoAVE, Stlvanus, Belchertown. 2d Lieutenant, 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, 18 days.

Howe, Thomas. Seaman, brigantine " Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. John
Cathcart; engaged May 11, 1779; discharged June 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 12
days. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

HoAVE, TiLLT, Keene [N. H.]. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Stiles's co.. Col. Paul Dudley
Sargent's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 14, 1775; service,
18 da}^s ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Boston,
Nov. 10, 1775.

Howe, Timothy, New Braintree. Private, Capt. John Grainger's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Learned's regt.; company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; also, receipt for bounty
coat dated Roxbnry, Nov. 9, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Matthew Chambers's co..
Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1780, to Feb. 1, 1780; residence. New Braintree; reported discharged
Feb. 1, 1780.

HoAVE, Walter. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Ingalsbe's co., Col. Job Cushing's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 12, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 2 mos. 29 days, in
Northern department, including 11 days (212 miles) travel home.

HoAVE, William, Damariscotta. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 2, 1777; Capt. Lane's co.. Col.
Nixon's regt. ; also. Private, Major's co., Col. Thomas Nixon's regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, Maj.
Peter Harwood's co., 6th Mass. regt. ; pay rolls for Jan.-Sept., 1780; also, (late)
Maj. Harwood's CO., Col. Nixon's (6th) regt. ; pay rolls for Oct.-Dec, 1780; also,
Capt. Benjamin Pike's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's regt.; return for wages;
wages allowed said Howe for Jan. -Dec , 1782, 12 mos. ; also, account of clothing
deli\'ered at various dates between Nov. 20, 1782, and Oct. 24, 1783 ; said HoAve
reported as having taken place of Lemuel Nelson Oct. 1, 1783.

Howe, William. Captain, Col. Job Cushing's (Worcester Co.) regt.; list of officers
to command men detached from militia to reinforce Continental Army for
3 months, agreeable to resolve of June 22, 1780 ; commissioned July 5, 1780 ; also,
Captain, Col. John Rand's regt.; appointed June 30,1780; discharged Oct. 10,
1780 ; service, 3 raos. 19 days, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home; regiment
raised for 3 months.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 391

Howe, Zadok. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Abijah Savage's co., Col. Henry Sherburne's
regt. ; muster roll dated Rhode Island, Aug. 21, 1778.

HowEL, James. Private, Capt. Moses McFarland's co. of invalids stationed at Boston,
Col. Lewis Nicola's regt. ; pay roll for Oct., 1779; reported sick and absent.

HowEL, Richard. 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.

HowEL, Richard. Private, Capt. Job Knap's co. ; enlisted March 2, 1781 ; discharged
March 15, 1781 ; service, 17 days, travel (70 miles) included ; company marched
to Rhode Island. Roll dated Douglas.

HowEL, Thomas. Private, Capt. Thomas Bragdon's co., (late) Col. Storer's regt.;
enlisted Aug. 14, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 25, 1777 ; service, 87 days, with Northern
army, including 15 days (300 miles) travel from camp home ; company discharged
at Queman's Heights. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

HowEL, William, Falmouth, Barnstable Co. Private, Capt. John Grannis's co. ; ser-
vice from March 1, 1776, to June 1, 1776, in defence of seacoast; roll dated Tar-
paulin Cove; also, list dated Naushon, Aug. 10, 1777, of men belonging to a
company stationed at Naushon, who signed a petition for increase of wages or
their discharge in case such request was not complied with ; also, Private, in a
company commanded by Capt. Ward Swift, of Sandwich; return for bounty
allowed for service on a secret expedition to Rhode Island in Oct., 1777; also,
Capt. Joseph Palmer's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; service, 8 days, on an alarm at
Falmouth and Dartmouth in Sept., 1778 ; also, same co. and regt. ; service, i days,
on the alarms at Falmouth of Feb. 4, April 2, and May 16, 1779.

HowEL, William. Pay roll of officers and crew of the brigantine "Rising Empire,"
commanded by Capt. Richard Whellen, sworn to in Bristol Co. ; engaged May
25, 1776; discharged Sept. 3, 1776; service, 3 mos. 9 days.

Howell, . [This name also appears under the form of Howel, Howhel.]

Howell, . General order dated Headquarters, Ticonderoga, Sept. 4, 1776, taken

from Col. Wheelock's Orderly Book ; said Howell, Captain 2d Jersey battalion,
appointed Brigade Major to the 3d brigade under Col. Stark.

Howell, Edward. List of prisoners sent from Newport, R. I., in the prison-ship
" Lord Sandwich " and landed at Bristol March 7, 1778.

Howell, Edward. Quarter Master, brigantine " Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt.
Allen 'Hallet; enlisted Feb. 10, 1779; discharged April 30, 1779; service, 2 mos.
21 days; ¬Ђ/so, 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.; also, same vessel and commander; engaged June 24,
1779; discharged Sept. 6, 1779; service, 2 mos. 14 days; roll sworn to at Boston.

Howell, James, Hardwick (Harwich). Seaman, brigantine "Hazard," commanded
by Capt. Simeon Samson ; engaged Sept. 12, 1777 ; discharged May 20, 1778 ; ser-
vice, 8 mos. 8 days. Roll dated Boston.

Howell, James, Harwich. List of men belonging to Capt. Abijah Bangs's co. raised
from various towns in Barnstable Co., dated Dorchester, Sept. 4, 1776; also, Cor-
poral, Capt. Abijah Bangs's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; pay roll for travel allowance
from home and return, etc., dated Boston, Nov. 26, 1776 ; said Howell credited with
4 days allowance ; mileage to and from camp (184 miles) also allowed ; also. Pri-
vate, Capt. Abijah Bangs's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; abstract for gun and blanket
money, dated Boston, Feb. 24, 1777 ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for
Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777 ; enlisted Dec. 1, 1776; regiment raised to serve until March
1, 1777.



392 IVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Howell, James. Private, Capt. Edward Richardson's co., Col. Thomas Poor's regt. ;
enlisted June 24, 1778; discharged Feb. 18, 1779; service, 8 mos.6 days, at North
river, N. Y., including 11 days (220 miles) travel home; roll dated Watertown;
also, same co. and regt.; payroll for Sept., 1778, dated West Point; also, same
CO. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1778, dated King's Ferry.

Howell, James. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 8, 1777; Capt. Nathaniel Winslow's co., Col.
Marshall's regt.; also, Corporal, Capt. Benjamin Wallcut's co.. Col. Thomas
Marshall's regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Dec. 19, 1776, to
Feb. 5, 1777; credited with 49 days allowance; subsistence also allowed for 11
days travel on march fi-om Boston to Bennington ; also, Private, Capt. Wallcutt's
CO., Col. Thomas Marshall's (10th) regt. ; pay abstract for clothing for the year
1777; reported discharged; also, certificate dated Boston, April 8, 1779, signed by
Capt. Benjamin Wallcut, certifying that said Howell belonging to his co., Col.
Marshall's regt., was in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777, but was subsequently
discharged.

Howell, Ja.mes. Private, Capt. Nathan Sargant's co. of guards ; enlisted March 8,
1779; discharged May 8, 1779; service, 2 mos., under Maj. Gen. Gates at and
about Boston.

Howell, James. Private, Capt. Moses McFarland's co. of invalids stationed at Boston ;
Col. Lewis Nicola's regt. ; muster rolls dated Sept. 9, and Oct. 2, 1779.

Howell, John. 1st Lieutenant, brig " True American " (privateer) ; petition dated
Salem, Oct. 12, 1778, signed by John Buffinton, asking that Robert Brookhouse
be commissioned as commander of said vessel ; ordered in Council Oct. 13, 1778,
that a commission be issued.

Howell, Johx. Seaman, brigantine " Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. John Cath-
cart; engaged May 15, 1779; discharged June 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 8 days.
Roll sworn to in SuflFolk Co.

Howell, Luke, Boston. Sergeant, Capt. Nathaniel Heath's co. ; engaged Feb. 3, 1779 ;
discharged May 2, 1779; service, 3 mos., with guards under Maj. Gen. Gates at
and about Boston ; also, 2d Lieutenant ; list of officers of a company raised for
service at Rhode Island, as per Col. Jabez Hatch's return ; said Howell commis-
sioned May 10, 1779; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Ebenezer Battelle's co., Lieut.
Col. Samuel Pierce's regt.; engaged May 11, 1779; discharged July 1, 1779; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 24 days, at Tiverton, R. I. ; also, Captain, Col. Nathan Tyler's regt. ;
list of officers of a regiment ordered to be detached to serve at Rhode Island until
Jan. 1, 1780, agreeable to resolve of June 8, 1779; commissioned July 8, 1779;
also. Captain, Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; joined July 10, 1779; service, 4 mos. 21
days, at Rhode Island ; also, same regt. ; return of effectives, dated Camp Provi-
dence, Oct. 2, 1779; also, same regt.; payroll for Dec, 1779, allowing 20 days
service at Rhode Island ; also, same regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 1 mo.
4 days service at Rhode Island, including travel (75 miles) home; also, pay roll
of said Howell's co. ; reported deserted ; warrant reported dated June 25, 1784.

Howell, Nathan. Quarter Master, State ship " Tartar," commanded by Capt. John
Cathcart; engaged Aug. 15, 1782; discharged Nov. 21, 1782; service, 3 mos.
6 days. Roll sworn to at Boston.

Howell, Peter. Private, Capt. Abijah Bangs's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; abstract for
gun and blanket money, dated Boston. Feb. 24, 1777; also, same co. and regt.;
muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 13, 1776; credited to town of
Harwich ; regment raised to serve until March 1, 1777; also, account dated [Har-
wich, Nov. 7, 1778], rendered by Capt. Abijah Bangs, of amounts due men who
guarded prisoners from the [British] ship "Somerset" at Harwich, and from
thence to Yarmouth ; service, 2 davs.



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 393

Howell, Peter. Private, Capt. Benjamin Read's co.. Col. John Rand's (Worcester
Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 11, 1780; service, 3 mos. 8
days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home; company raised to reinforce
Continental Army for 3 months and stationed at West Point.

Howell, Silas, Falmouth. Sergeant, Capt. John Lane's co. ; enlisted July 6, 1775;
service to Nov. 1, 1775, 4 mos. 5 days, in defence of seacoast; company probably
stationed at Cape Ann ; also, same co. ; service from Nov. 1, 1775, to date of dis-
charge, Dec. 31, 1775, 2 mos. 5 days, at Gloucester; roll dated Cape Ann.

Howell, Silas. Petition dated Boston, Sept. 3, 1777, signed by Winthrop Sargent,
asking that said Howell be commissioned as commander of the schooner " Warren "
(privateer), fitted out for a 3 months cruise ; or4ered in Council Sept. 3, 1777, that
a commission be issued; also, petition dated Salem, May 9, 1780, signed by
Nathan Nichols, asking that said Howell be commissioned as commander of the
schooner "Decoy " (privateer) ; ordered in Council May 10, 1780, that a commis-
sion be issued.

Howell, Walter. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Battelle's co., Lieut. Col. Samuel Pierce's
regt. ; enlisted May 14, 1779; discharged May 26, 1779; service, 16 days, at Tiv-
erton, R. I.

Howell, William. Private, Capt. John Grannis's co. ; marched Jan. 15, 1776; ser-
vice to Feb. 29, 1776, 1 mo. 17 days. Roll dated Tarpaulin Cove.

Howell, William. Seaman, sloop "Providence," commanded by Capt. John Peck
Rathburn; list of men entitled to prize shares in the " Loyalty " and " Wreck "
[year not given] .

HowERD, John. Capt. William Perkins's co., Col. Richard Gridley's (Artillery) regt. ;
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money endorsed " Nov 6 1775."

HowERD, John. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Webber's co., Lieut. Col. Samuel Williams's
regt.; enlisted Dec. 17, 1776; discharged March 20, 1777; service, 3 mos. 11 days,
at the Northward, including 8 days (160 miles) travel home. Roll sworn to at
Chesterfield and endorsed " Maj'r Claps Reg't."

HowEBD, Obadiah, Littleton. Capt. Samuel Gilbert's co., Col. William Prescott's
regt. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Cambridge,
Oct. 30, 1775.

Howes, . [This name also appears under the form of Haous, Hawes, Haws, Howe,

Howet, Hows, Howse.]

Howes, . Private, Capt. Elisha Nye's co. ; enlisted Jan. 25, 1776 ; service, 9 days ;

company stationed at Elizabeth Islands.

Howes, Abner, Wellfleet. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Col. Joseph Doane's (2d Barnstable Co.) regt.; residence, Wellfleet; joined
Col. Sheppard's regt. ; also, list of men mustered by Joseph Otis, Muster Master
for Barnstable Co., dated Barnstable, March 29, 1777; Capt. George Webb's co..
Col. Shepherd's regt.; engaged for town of Wellfleet; mustered March 27, 1777;
term, 3 years; also. Corporal, Capt. Webb's co.. Col. William Sheppard's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to April 10, 1779;
reported deserted ; also reported as having delivered himself up to Capt. George
Webb sometime in July, 1780, as certified by John Greenough ; also, Capt. George
Webb's CO., Col. William Shepard's (3d) regt. ; muster rolls for Oct., 1778, March
and April, 1779, dated Camp at Providence ; enlisted Jan. 1, 1777 ; enlistment, dur-
ing war; reported deserted April 18, 1779; also, Private, Capt. David Holebrook's
CO., Col. William Shepard's (4th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for ser-
vice from June 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; reported deserted April 10, 1779, but
returned upon pardon June 1, 1780; a^so, descriptive list of deserters made up
from Jan. 1, 1777, to June 1, 1780; Capt. Webb's co.. Col. William Shepard's



394 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Howes, Abner, continued.

(4th) regt. ; rank, Corporal ; age, 26 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion, dark ;
hair, black; residence, Wellfleet; enlistment, during war; deserted April 10, 1779 ;
reported left regiment at Providence ; last heard of at Kennebec.

Howes, Abner, Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Joseph Palmer's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt.; arrived at camp May 11, 1777; discharged July 11, 1777; service, 2 mos.
10 days, including 10 days (192 miles) travel to and from camp ; enlistment, 2
months. Roll dated Camp at South Kingston.

Howes, Abner. Private, Capt. Elisha Nye's co. ; service between date of enlistment,
Jan. 25, 1776, and Feb. 29, 1776, 9 days, in defence of seacoast ; company stationed
at Elizabeth Islands ; roll sworn to in Barnstable Co. ; also, same co. ; enlisted
April 5, 1776 ; service to June 1, 1776, 1 mo. 26 days, in defence of seacoast ; com-
pany stationed at Elizabeth Islands ; roll sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Howes, Abner. Sergeant, Capt. John Russell's co. ; service from Sept. 30, 1776, to
Nov. 22, 1776, 1 mo. 22 days, under Capt. Barachiah Bassett ; company raised
for defence of seacoast and stationed at Martin's (Martha's) Vineyard.

Howes, Abner. Corporal, Capt. Abijah Bangs's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; abstract for
gun and blanket money, dated Boston, Feb. 24, 1777.

Howes, Abraham. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; ser-
vice, 3 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.

Howes, Amos, Yarmouth. Order on David Jeffries, Paymaster, payable to Lieut.
Matthias Tobey, dated Boston, June 16, 1776, signed by said Howes and others
belonging to Capt. Micah Hamlen's co., Col. Thomas Marshal's regt., for advance
pay for 1 month, etc. ; also, Private, Capt. Micah Hamlen's co.. Col. Thomas
Marshall's regt.; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Oct. 31, 1776, 3 mos.; also, same
CO. and regt.; pay roll for Nov., 1776.

Howes, Amos, Jr., Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775, towards Marshfield ; service, 2 days.

HoAVEs, Anthony. Sergeant, Capt. Micah Chapman's co.. Col. Freeman's regt.; ser-
vice, 3 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.

Howes, Barnabas. Private, Capt. Thomas Hamilton's co. ; enlisted July 17, 1775;
service to Dec. 31, 1775, 6 mos., in defence of seacoast; company stationed in
Barnstable Co. ; also, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., Col. Freeman's regt. ; service,
3 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.

Howes, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., Col. Freeman's regt. ; ser-
vice, 3 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778 ; also, same
CO. and regt.; service, 2 days [probably in Nov., 1778], guarding prisoners be-
longing to the [British] ship "Somerset" cast ashore on the Cape; roll sworn to
Jan. 12, 1779.

Howes, Benjamin. Corporal, Capt. Abel Dinsmor's co.. Col. Elisha Porter's (Hamp-
shire Co.) regt. ; engaged July 24, 1779; discharged Aug. 31, 1779; service, 1 mo.
13 days, at New London, Conn., including 5 days (108 miles) travel.

Howes, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Lot Crowell's co., Col. Nathaniel Freeman's regt. ;
service, 4 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth in Sept., 1778.

Ho-WES, Edmund. Private, Capt. Elisha Nye's co. ; enlisted June 1, 1776; service to
Nov. 21, 1776, 5 mos. 21 days; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands for de-
fence of seacoast. Roll sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Howes, Edmund. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; service,
8 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 395

Howes, Edmund, Jr. Private, Capt. Mlcah Chapman's co., Col. Freeman's regt. ;
service, 3 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.

Howes, Edwahd. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; service,
3 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.

Howes, Edward. Private, Lieut. Ephraim Minot's corps of invalids stationed at
Boston; joined June 25, 1778; service to Oct. 1, 1778, 3 mos. 5 days; order for
payment of above roll dated at Headquarters, Boston, and signed by Maj. Gen.
W. Heath.

Howes, Elisha, Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Joseph Palmer's co.. Col. Josiah Whit-
ney's regt. ; arrived at camp May 11, 1777; discharged July 11, 1777; service, 2
mos. 10 days, at Rhode Island, including 10 days (192 miles) travel to and from
camp; enlistment, 2 months. Roll dated Camp at South Kingston.

Howes, Elisha. Private, Capt. Elisha Nye's co. ; service between date of enlistment,
Jan. 25, 1776, and Feb. 29, 1776, 9 days, in defence of seacoast ; company stationed
at Elizabeth Islands ; roll sworn to in Barnstable Co. ; also, same co. ; enlisted
April 5, 1776; service to June 1, 1776, 1 mo. 26 days; company stationed at
Elizabeth Islands; also, same co. ; service from Sept. 1, 1776, to Nov. 21, 1776,
2 mos. 21 days, in defence of seacoast; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands.

Howes, Elisha. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co.. Col. Freeman's regt.; service,
2 days [probably in Nov., 1778], guarding prisoners belonging to the [British]
ship " Somerset " cast ashore on the Cape. Roll sworn to Jan. 12, 1779.

Howes, Elisha. Private, Capt. Elisha Hedge's co., Col. Freeman's regt.; enlisted
Sept. 13, 1779; discharged Sept. 18, 1779; service, 5 days; company detached
from militia for service at Falmouth on an alarm. Roll sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Howes, Elisha, Jr. Private, Capt. Thomas Hamilton's co. ; enlisted July 17, 1775 ;
service to Dec. 31, 1775, 6 mos., in defence of seacoast; company stationed in
Barnstable Co.

Howes, Elkanah (also given Eleoney). Private, Capt. Elisha Nye's co. ; enlisted
April 5, 1776 ; service to June 1, 1776, 1 mo. 26 days ; company stationed at Eliza-
beth Islands ; roll sworn to in Barnstable Co. ; also, same co. ; service from Sept.
1, 1776, to Nov. 21, 1776,2 mos. 21 days; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands
for defence of seacoast; also, Capt. Micah Chapman's co.. Col. Freeman's regt.;
service, 3 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.

Howes, Enoch. Private, Capt. Lemuel Trescott's co.. Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt. ;
muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776; enlisted May 26, 1776;
reported discharged Oct. 4, 1776.

Howes, Enoch. Private, Capt. Abijah Bangs's co.. Col. Dike's regt.; muster roll for
Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 13, 1776; credited to town of Yarmouth;
regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777-

Howes, Enoch. Mate, brig " Freedom," Joseph Hudson, Master; portage bill made
up for advance wages for 1 month, etc., until taken; entered service Dec. 16,
1776; service, 1 mo. 15 days; aZso, petition dated Boston, Aug. 25, 1779, signed
by Will. Shattuck, of Boston, asking that said Howes be commissioned as com-
mander of the schooner " Hawke " (privateer) ; ordered in Council Aug. 25, 1779,
that a commission be issued.

Howes, Ends, Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Elisha Nye's co. ; enlisted June 1, 1776;
service to Nov. 21, 1776, 5 mos. 21 days ; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands
for defence of seacoast ; roll sworn to in Barnstable Co. ; also, Capt. Abijah



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