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vice from Nov. 1, 1779, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, descriptive list dated New Windsor,
Jan. 11, 1781; Capt. Henry Burbeck's co.. Col. Crane's (3d Artillery) regt.;
rank, Matross; age, 23 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, light; engaged for
town of Spencer; engaged Nov. 1, 1779, by Sergt. White; term, during war; re-
ported deserted April 1 , 1780.

HowLANn, Samuel. Private, Capt. Jacob Lovell's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; service,
6 days, on an alarm at Bedford, Dartmouth, and Falmouth, in Sept., 1778.

Rowland, Seth. Private, Capt. Jacob Haskins's co.. Col. Abiel Mitchel's regt.; en-
listed Aug. 2, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 31, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. ; company raised to
reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 409

Rowland, Shove, Barre. Private, Capt. Benjamin Nye's co., Col. Nathan Sparhawk's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 21, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 25, 1777 ; service, 10 days, includ-
ing travel (96 miles) home; company marched Aug. 21, 1777, to reinforce army
under Gen. Stark at Bennington ; also, Capt. Elisha Jackson's co. ; enlisted June
27, 1778 ; roll dated Middleton, R. I., Aug. 27, 1778 ; also, Capt. Benjamin Edgell's
CO., Col. John Jacobs's regt.; enlisted June 27, 1778; service, 6 mos. 7 days; en-
listment to expire Jan. 1, 1779 ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls dated Free-
town, Sept. 13, and Oct. 18, 1778.

HoTVLAND, Thomas. Private; pay roll of men raised for service at Rhode Island,
agreeable to order of General Court of June 8, 1779, but who served as guards at
Dartmouth, agreeable to a later resolve of June 22, 1779, as returned by Maj.
Manasseh Kempton; enlisted Aug. 1, 1779; discharged Nov. 21, 1779; service,
3 mos. 21 days.

HowLAND, AViLLiAji, Barre (also given Plyrapton). List of men raised to serve in
the Continental Army from 7th Worcester Co. regt., as returned by Capt. Benja-
min Nye and Capt. William Henry; residence, Barre; engaged for town of
Barre; joined Capt. Reed's co.. Col. Alden's regt.; term, during war; also, list
of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Bos-
ton, May 25, 1777 ; Capt. Reed's co.. Col. Alden's regt. ; also. Private, Capt. Reed's
CO., Col. John Brooks's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
May 30, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Reed's co.. Col. Alden's regt. ; return
dated Jan. 12, 1778; mustered by Suffolli Co. Muster Master Barber and by a
Continental Muster Master; also, certificate dated Plymouth, Feb. 5, 1779, signed
by Capt. Benjamin AVarren, certifying that said Howland, a soldier in his com-
pany, (late) Col. Alden's regt., was in camp before Aug. 15, 1777, and had not
been absent subsequently except on furlough; also, Capt. Benjamin Warren's
CO., 6th Mass. regt. lately commanded by Col. Ichabod Alden ; muster roll for
March and April, 1779, dated Cherry Valley ; enlisted May 2, 1777 ; enlistment, 3
years; reported on command with Gen. Starlv; also, Capt. Warren's co.. Col.
Brooks's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to
May 20, 1780 ; residence, Plympton.

Howland, Wing. Private, Capt. Avery Parker's (1st) co.. Col. John Hathaway's (2d
Bristol Co.) regt.; enlisted Aug. 3, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 6
days, on an alarm at Rhode Island.

Howland, Zach., Barnstable. Sergeant, Capt. Micah Hamilton's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775, from Barnstable to Marshfield, under command
of Col. Joseph Otis ; service, 2 days.

Howland, Zaccheus, Barnstable. Sergeant, Capt. Matthias Tobey's co., Col. Aaron
Willard's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from home to place of
rendezvous, Ticonderoga, dated Boston, Jan. 15, 1777 ; 267 miles travel allowed
said Howland ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc.,
from place of discharge home, dated Boston, Jan. -, 1777 ; 315 miles travel allowed
said Howland ; reported discharged at Fort Edward.

Howland, Zaccheus, Barnstable. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Micah Hamblin's co. ; enlisted
July 1, 1775; service to Dec. 31, 1775, in defence of seacoast; also, Lieutenant,
Capt. Joseph Palmer's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; arrived at camp May 24,
1777 ; discharged July 12, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 28 days, at Rhode Island, includ-
ing 9 days (190 miles) travel to and from camp ; enlistment, 2 months ; roll dated
Camp at South Kingston ; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Ebenezer Baker's co.. Col.
Freeman's regt. ; marched Oct. 4, 1777 ; service, 28 days ; company marched to
Tiverton, R. I., on a secret expedition ; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Crocker's (2d)
CO.; list of officers of Barnstable Co. militia; commissioned Jime 21, 1779; also.
Lieutenant, Capt. Micah Hamlen's co., Lieut. Col. Hallet's regt. ; appointed July
15, 1780; discharged Oct. 31, 1780; service, 3 mos. 17 days, at Rhode Island;
company detached to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.



410 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



HowLAND, Zaccheus. Private, Capt. Micah Hamlen's co., Col. Simeon Gary's regt. ;
enlisted Feb. 2, 1776 ; service to time of marching, 6 days ; roll sworn to in Barn-
stable Co. ; also, Capt. Ebenezer Jenkins's co., Col. Freeman's regt. ; service, 10
days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778; also, Capt. Micah
Hamlen's co. of matrosses. Col. Nathaniel Freeman's regt.; service, 3 days, on
an alarm at Falmouth in March, 1779; also, same co. and regt.; service, 2 days,
on an alarm at Falmouth in April, 1779 ; also, same co. and regt. ; service, 7 (also
given 5) days, on three alarms; company served subsequent to April 5, 1779, on
four alarms at Falmouth, two in April, one in May, and one in Sept., 1779; roll
sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Rowland, Zebulox. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. John Boyd's co. of matrosses stationed at
Bristol; list of officers of Lincoln Co. militia; commissioned Aug. 21, 1777; also,
1st Lieutenant, in a company of matrosses. Col. Jones's (3d Lincoln Co.) regt. of
Mass. militia; list of officers ; commissioned May 23, 1780.

HowLEN, Joseph, Lenox. List of men raised for the 6 months service and returned
by Brig. Gen. Pateraon as having passed muster in a return dated Camp Toto-
way, Oct. 25, 1780.

HowLEN, JosiAH, Swanzcy. Private, Capt. Peleg Shearman's co.. Col. Thomas Car-
penter's (Bristol Co.) regt. ; service from May 14, 1777, to June 5, 1777, 23 days;
company stationed as guards at Slade's Ferry in Swanzey at request of Maj. Gen.
Jo. Spencer to hold that post until he could send relief from the 2 months men.

HoAVLEND, Arthuu, Duxbury. Private, Capt. Thomas Turner's co.. Col. Thomas
Marshall's regt.; service from Nov. 1, 1776, to Dec. 1, 1776, 1 mo. 2 days.

HowLEND, John. Private, Capt. Isaiah Stetson's co.. Col. Gamaliel Bradford's regt. ;
return of men who were in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777; enlisted Jan. 11,
1777 ; joined Jan. 26, 1777 ; reported deserted.

HowLET, Thomas. Private, Col. Timothy Bigelow's regt.; return of men enlisted by
Capt. Sylvanus Smith, dated Feb. 2, 1778; enlisted for town of Sutton ; mustered
by Worcester Co. Muster Master; reported a stroller; also reported deserted.

HowLiN, Fortune, Sandwich. 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.

HowLON, JosiAH, Swanzey. Private, Capt. Peleg Shearman's co.. Col. Thomas Car-
penter's (Bristol Co.) regt.; service from July 23, 1777, to Aug. 25, 1777,34 days,
including 2 days preceding march and 2 days travel from North Kingston home;
mileage (16 miles) also allowed from Providence.

HowLT, Charles, Methuen. Private, Capt. Samuel Carr's co., Col. James Wesson's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from April 4, 1778, to ; resi-
dence, Methuen ; also, same co. and regt. ; return of men who were in camp on
or before Aug. 15, 1777 ; reported deserted Jan. 8, 1779.

HowoRD, Simeon. Private, Capt. Sylvanus Smith's (1st) co., 5th Mass. regt. com-
manded by Lieut. Col. David Cobb; muster roll for Feb., 1783; balance of term
of enlistment unexpired, 2 yrs., 6 mos., 8 days ; reported joined from 3d co.

HowRD, Jonathan, Danvers. Private, Capt. Francis Symonds's (9th) co., Col. John
Glover's (21st) regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Hows, Abner, Wellfleet. Private, Capt. George Webb's (Light Infantry) co.. Col.
William Shepard's (4th) regt.; muster roll for Feb.-Nov., 1781, dated Hutts 1st
Brigade; enlistment, during war; reported siclv in Maryland; also, muster rolls
for Dec, 1781-Feb., 1782, dated Hutts 1st Brigade and sworn to at West Point;
reported sick in Maryland.



m THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 411

Hows, Abner. Corporal, 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.

Hows, Amos, Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Micah Hamlen's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's
regt. ; enlisted June 6, 1776 ; service to Aug. 1, 1776, 1 mo. 26 days. Roll dated
Castle Island.

Hows, Benjamin. Lieutenant Colonel, Col. Jonathan Titcomb's regt.; arrived at
destination May 2, 1777; discharged July 2, 1777; service, 2 mos. 3 days; regi-
ment raised to serve for 2 months at Rhode Island. Roll dated Providence.

Hows, Elisha. Private, Lieut. Ephraim Jenings's co.. Col. David Field's (Hampshire
Co.) regt.; enlisted Aug. 17, 1777; discharged Aug. 21, 1777; service, 5 days, on
expedition to Northern department at the time of the battle of Bennington. Roll
dated Ashfield and sworn to at Deerfield.

Hows, Elkanah. Private, Capt. Elisha Nye's co. ; enlisted June 1, 1776 ; service to
Sept. 1, 1776, 3 mos. ; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands. Roll sworn to in
Barnstable Co.

Hows, Jeremiah. List of prisoners brought in the first cartel from Rhode Island, as
returned by John Ayres, dated Providence, Jan. 18, 1777.

Hows, Jeremiah. Mariner, brigantine " Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. John
Allen Hallet; engaged Aug. 1, 1778; discharged Dec. 18, 1778.

Hows, John. Sergeant, Capt. William Tucker's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. ; en-
gaged July 10, 1778; discharged Jan. 1, 1779; service, 5 mos. 23 days.

Hows, Joseph. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Nathaniel "Winslow's co., Col. Simeon Cary's
regt. ; service between time of enlistment and date of marching to Roxbury, Feb.
12, 1776, 7 days.

Hows, JuDAH, Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Micah Hamlen's co., Col. Thomas Mar-
shall's regt. ; enlisted June 6, 1776; service to Aug. 1, 1776, 1 mo. 26 days. Roll
dated Castle Island.

Hows, Kimball. Private, Lieut. Ephraim Jenings's co.. Col. David Field's (Hamp-
shire Co.) regt.; enlisted Aug. 17, 1777; discharged Aug. 21, 1777; service, 5
days, on expedition to Northern department at the time of the battle of Benning-
ton. Roll dated Ashfield and sworn to at Deerfield.

Hows, Lemuel, Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Micah Hamlen's co.. Col. Thomas Mar-
shall's regt. ; enlisted June 6, 1776 ; service to Aug. 1, 1776, 1 mo. 26 days. Roll
dated Castle Island.

Hows, Lot, Duxbury. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
Capt. Calvin Partridge's (2d Duxbury) co., dated Plymouth, Feb. 23, 1778; resi-
dence, Duxbury; engaged for town of Duxbury; joined Capt. Warren's co.. Col.
Ichabod Alden's regt.; terra, 3 years; also, Sergeant, Capt. Nathaniel Donnell's
CO., Col. John Crane's (3d Artillery) regt. ; muster roll dated West Point, Jan. 9,
1781; enlisted Jan. 1, 1777, by Capt. Vose; enlistment, during war; also, same
CO. and regt. ; muster rolls for Feb.-April, 1781, dated West Point.

Hows, Paul, Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Micah Hamlen's co., Col. Thomas Marshall's
regt. ; enlisted June 6, 1776; service to Aug. 1, 1776, 1 mo. 26 days. Roll dated
Castle Island.

Hows, Samuel, Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Micah Hamlen's co.. Col. Thomas Mar-
shall's regt.; enlisted June 6, 1776; service to Aug. 1, 1776, 1 mo. 26 days. Roll
dated Castle Island.



412 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Ho-\vs, Samuel, Yarmouth. Fifer, Major's co., Col. Gamaliel Bradford's re^t. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Feb. 24, 1780; resi-
dence, Yarmouth ; term, 3 years. [See Samuel Hawes.]

Hows, Samuel. Private, Capt. Joseph Fox's (3d) co.. Col. Henry Jackson's (16th)
regt. ; service from July 29, 1780, to Aug. 1, 1780, 2 days.

HoAvs, Sylvaxus, Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Micah Hamlen's co.. Col. Thomas Mar-
shall's regt.; enlisted June 6, 1776; service to Aug. 1, 1776, 1 mo. 26 days; roll
dated Castle Island; also, Capt. Ebenezer Baker's co.. Col. Freeman's regt.;
marched Oct. 4, 1777; service, 28 days; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on
a secret expedition.

Hows, Thomas. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Baker's co.. Col. Freeman's regt.; marched
Oct. 4, 1777; service, 28 days; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on a secret
expedition.

Hows, Timothy. Company receipt for ammunition given to Capt. Barnabas Sears,
dated Dorchester Camp, Feb. 15, 1776.

Hows, William. Boy, brig "Hazard," commanded by Capt. John Foster Williams;
engaged Dec. 1, 1778; discharged April 20, 1779; service, 4 mos. 19 days. Roll
dated Boston.

HowsE, Abner. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Winslow's co.. Col. Simeon Gary's regt. ;
service between time of enlistment and date of marching to Roxburv, Feb. 12,
1776, 7 days.

HowsE, AB^fER. Private, Capt. Elisha Nye's co. ; enlisted June 1, 1776; service to
Sept. 1, 1776, 3 mos. ; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands. Roll sworn to in
Barnstable Co.

HowsE. Abner. 2d Sergeant, Capt. John Russell's co. ; marched July 25, 1776; ser-
vice to Sept. 30, 1776, 2 mos. 5 days, in defence of seacoast ; company stationed
at Martha's Vineyard.

HowsE, Daxiel. Private, Capt. Benjamin Godfrey's co., Maj. Zenath Winslow's regt. ;
service, 6 days, on alarms at Bedford and Falmouth in Sept., 1778. Roll sworn
to in Barnstable Co.

HowsE, Datid, Wellfleet. Private, Capt. Isaiah Higgins's co., Col. Thomas Marshall's
regt.; abstract for advance pay, etc., due certain men who had joined said com-
pany subsequent to last previous return ; order for payment of amount of roll
dated Long Island, Sept. 2, 1776, and signed by Capt. Higgins; also, same co.
and regt. ; service from Sept. 20, 1776, to Oct. 31, 1776, 1 mo. 11 days ; also, same
CO. and regt. ; service from Nov. 1, 1776, to time of discharge, 1 mo. ; travel home
5 days (110 miles) allowed.

HowsE, Elisha. Private, Capt. Elisha Nye's co. ; enlisted June 1, 1776; service to
Sept. 1, 1776, 3 mos.; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands. Roll sworn to in
Barnstable Co.

HowsE, Isaac. Private, Capt. Benjamin Godfrey's co., Maj. Zenath Winslow's regt. ;
service, 2 days, on alarms at Bedford and Falmouth in Sept., 1778. Roll sworn
to in Barnstable Co.

HowsE, Isaiah. Private, Capt. Elisha Nye's co. ; enlisted June 1, 1776; service to
Sept. 1, 1776, 3 mos. ; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands. Roll sworn to in
Barnstable Co.

HowsE, Jeremiah. Pay roll of officers and crew of the brigantine " Rising Empire,"
commanded by Capt. Richard Whellen, sworn to in Bristol Co.; engaged June
14. 1776 ; discharged Sept. 4, 1776 ; service, 2 mos. 21 days.



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 413

HowsE, Jeremiah. Lieutenant, Capt. Abijah Bangs's co. ; return of company officers
belonging to Col. Dike's regt., showing number of men present and also those
not joined, dated Dorchester, Sept. 21, 1776, and endorsed "officers to be com-
missioned;" said Howse probably belonged to Col. Doane's or Col. Freeman's
regt., Brig. Otis's brigade. [Name crossed out on return.]

Ho-\vsE, Joseph. Private, Capt. Benjamin Godfrey's co., Maj. Zenath Winslow's regt. ;
service, 5 days, on alarms at Bedford and Falmouth in Sept., 1778. Roll sworn
to in Barnstable Co.

HowsE, " MuLPHARD." Private, Capt. Benjamin Godfrey's co., Maj. Zenath Winslow's
regt. ; service, 6 days, on alarms at Bedford and Falmouth in Sept., 1778. Roll
sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Howse, Richard. Private, Capt. Benjamin Godfrey's co., Maj. Zenath Winslow's
regt. ; service, 5 days, on alarms at Bedford and Falmouth in Sept., 1778. Roll
sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Howse, Sparrow. Capt. John Nickerson's co.. Col. Nathaniel Freeman's regt.; ser-
vice, 9 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth in Sept., 1778.

Howse, Thomas. Private, Capt. Benjamin Godfrey's co., Maj. Zenath Winslow's
regt. ; service, 5 days, on alarms at Bedford and Falmouth in Sept., 1778. Roll
sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Howsted, Jacob. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for
the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at place of rendezvous, returned
as received of Maj. Stephen Badlam, by Joseph Decoster, at Roxbury, July 12,
1779, to be delivered to Justin Ely, Commissioner, at Springfield ; Capt. Nevall's
(Newell's) co. ; age, 26 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9^ in. ; hair, brown ; eyes, dark ; com-
plexion, light.

Hoavtard, Israel, Danvers. Private, Capt. Silas Adams's co.. Col. Titcomb's regt.,
service, 2 mos. [probably in May and June, 1777] ; travel, 7 days (140 miles) also
allowed to and from place of rendezvous. Roll endorsed " for 2 Months Service
at Rhode Island."

HowTARD, James. Private, Capt. Pyam Cushing's co., Col. Level's regt. ; service, 2
days ; company assembled at Hull two different times in June, 1776.

HowTARD, William, Hatfield. Capt. Oliver Lyman's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; return
for mileage; mileage (102 miles) allowed said Howyard; warrant for pay
allowed in Council Sept. 12, 1776.

HoxEi, LuDwicK. Private, Capt. Joshua Tobey's co. ; enlisted July 20, 1775 ; service,
5 mos. 24 days.

HoxET, William. List of prisoners sent in the cartel *' Swift" from Halifax to Bos-
ton Sept. 30, 1778, to be exchanged for British prisoners, as returned by Thomas
Baildon, Commissary of Prisoners ; reported a Seaman.

HoTAT, John, Pelham. Private, Capt. Peter Coburn's co.. Col. Bridge's regt. ; muster
roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service, 1 mo. 20 days.

Hot'd, . Ensign, 1st Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Vose; return of eflFec-

tives, dated Hutts 1st Brigade, Dec. 28, 1781; reported absent, on duty at the
Lines.

HoYDN, Daniel. Order on Capt. John Hall, payable to Ebenezer Hayden, Jr., dated
Braintree, Jan. 8, 1782, signed by said Hoydn, for wages due for service of him-
self and team "last summer in the brigade of teams in the Continental service."

Hote, Benjajviin, Plymouth. Musician, Capt. Jesse Harlow's co., which marched
April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marshfield вЦ†. service,
11 days.



414 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

HoTE, Benjamin, Plymouth. Musician, Capt. Abraham Hammatt's co., which
marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marshfield ;
service, 11 days.

HoTE, BENjAnriN, Plymouth. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Nathaniel Goodwin's co., dated Feb. 21, 1778; residence, Plymouth;
engaged for town of Plymouth ; joined Col, Crane's regt. ; term, 3 years.

HoTET, Elijah. List of men mustered between Jan. 20, 1777, and June 1, 1778, by
Trueman Wheler, Muster Master for Berkshire Co. ; Capt. Allen's co., Col. Wig-
glesworth's regt. ; term, 3 years or during war.

HoTET, Joseph. Receipt dated Boston, May 24, 1782, for bounty paid said Hoyet by
Alexander Hodgdon, on behalf of a committee of the town of Boston, to serve in
the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

HoTET, Moses. Corporal, Capt. Stephen Jenkins's co.. Col. Samuel Johnson's regt.;
engaged Aug. 16, 1777; discharged Nov. 30, 1777; service, 3 mos. 29 days, under
Gen. Gates in Northern department, including U days (280 miles) travel home ;
order for payment of above roll dated at Newburyport and signed by Capt.
Jenkins.

HoTET, Robert, New Braintree. Capt. John Grainger's co.. Col. Ebenezer Learned's
regt. ; receipt for bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Nov. 9, 1775.

Hoyet, Wtman, New Braintree. Capt. John Grainger's co., Col. Ebenezer Learned's
regt. ; receipt for bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Nov. 9, 1775.

HoTLS, Stephen. Capt. John Porter's co.. Col. Paul D. Sargent's regt.; order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Nov. 20, 1775.

Hots, Christopher. Receipt dated Medfield, Aug. 21, 1781, for bounty paid said Hoys
by a committee of the town of Medfield to serve in the Continental Army for the
term of 3 years, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; also, return of men raised
in Suffolk Co. for Continental service, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; en-
gaged for town of Medfield; engaged Aug. 11, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Hoyt, . [This name also appears under the form of Haite, Heitt, Hight, Hoiat,

Hoiet, Hoight, Hoil, Hoit, Hoite, Hoitt, Holt, Hortt, Hoyat, Hoyet, Hoyte,
Hoyts.

HoTT, Asa, Hubbardston. Private, Capt. William Marean's co. of Minute-inen, Col.
Doolittle's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 13 days.

HoTT, Barnard, Amesbury. Private, Capt. Matthias Hoyt's co. of Minute-men, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 4 days.

HoTT, Barnard, Amesbury. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as
returned by the Selectmen of Amesbury, sworn to Feb. 11, 1778 ; residence, Ames-
bury; engaged for town of Amesbury; joined Capt. Carr's co.. Col. Wesson's
regt. ; term, 8 months, to expire Jan. 10, 1778.

HoTT, Barnard (also given Barnet). 1st Lieutenant, Capt. John Merrill's co.. Col.
Jonathan Cogswell, Jr.'s regt. ; general return dated Ipswich, Sept. 30, 1776, made
by Brig. Michael Farley to Maj. Gen. James Warren, of officers of a regiment
drafted from said Brig. Farley's brigade and ordered to march to Horse Neclj,
agreeable to resolve of Sept. 12, 1776; company raised in Salisbury and Ames-
bury, and drafted from 2d Essex Co. regt. ; also, 2d Major, Col. Ralph Cross,
Jr.'s (2d Essex Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned July
16, 1779; also, recommendation addressed to His Excellency John Hancock,
dated Boston, Sept. 8, 1782, signed by Jonathan Titcomb, M. G., recommending
certain officers for commissions; said Hoyt recommended as Major, 2d Essex
Co. regt.



m THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 415



HoTT, Benjamin. Fifer, Capt. Abram Tyler's co., Col. Edmund Phinney's regt. ;
muster roll dated Gai-rison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776;
reported discharged May 4, 1776.

HoTT, Daniel, Amesbury. Private, Capt. John Currier's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Isaac Merriell's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7
days.

HoTT, Daniel. Private, Capt. Stephen Smith's co. ; enlisted Sept. 16, 1775 ; discharged
Nov. 13, 1775; service, 2 mos. 2 days; company stationed at Machias, Lincoln
Co., for defence of seacoast.

HoYT, Daniel. Corporal, Capt. Oliver Titcomb's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards; enlisted Nov. 10, 1777; service, 82 days, at Charlestown. Roll dated
Winter Hill.

HoTT, Daniel. Private, Capt. Jonathan Evans's co.. Col. Samuel Johnson's regt.;
enlisted Aug. 19, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 26 days, in
Northern department, including 14 days (280 miles) travel home.

HoTT, David, Amesbury. Ensign, Capt. John Currier's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Isaac Merriell's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7
days.

HoYT, David, Amesbury. Private, Capt. Matthias Hoyt's co. of Minute-men, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 9 days; also, Capt. John
Currier's co.. Col. James Frye's regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ;
also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Nov. 16,
1775.

HoTT, David, Amesbury (also given Boscawen, N. H.). List of men raised to serve
in the Continental Army, as returned by the Selectmen of Amesbury, sworn to
Feb. 11, 1778; residence, Amesbury; engaged for town of Amesbury; joined
Capt. Varnum's co.. Col. Jackson's regt.; term, 3 years; also, Private, Capt.
Varnum's co., Col. Michael Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, Capt. Ebenezer Smith's (7th)
CO., Col. Michael Jackson's (8th) regt.; muster roll for April, 1783; enlistment,
during war; also, return of men entitled to $20 or 200 acres of land, agreeable to
resolve of March 5, 1801 ; 8th Mass. regt. ; residence, Boscawen.

HoTT, Elijah, New Marlborough. Private, Capt. Noah Allen's co., Col. Calvin Smith's
(late Wigglesworth's) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
March 7, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Allen's co., Col. Edward Wiggles-
worth's (4th) regt.; return [year not given] ; residence. New Marlborough; en-
listed for town of New Marlborough ; mustered by Capt. Wheeler ; also, same co.



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