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returned to Capt. Briant Morton ; residence, Gorham ; engaged for town of
Gorham; joined Capt. Jenkins's co., Col. Brewer's regt.; term, 3 years, to ex-
pire Dec. -, 1779; also. Private, Capt. H. Sewall's co.. Col. Ebenezer Sprout's
regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 1, 1777, to Feb. 1,
1780; also, Capt. Josiah Jenkins's co.. Col. Samuel Brewer's regt.; return dated
Camp near Valley Forge, Jan. 23, 1778 ; mustered by Maj. Insley.

Hunt, Isaac, Braintree. Private, Capt. Luke Howell's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's regt. ;
enlisted July 13, 1779 ; service, 4 mos. 18 days, at Rhode Island ; also, same co.



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Hunt, Isaac, contitiued.

and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 20 days service at Rhode Island ; also,
same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 1 mo. 3 days service at
Rhode Island, including travel (70 miles) home.

Hunt, Isaac. Private, Capt. Caleb Champney's co., Maj. Nathaniel Heath's detach-
ment of guards; engaged June 9, 1780; service to Aug. 1, 1780, 1 mo. 23 days;
company detached from militia for service at and about Boston ; also, Capt.
Caleb Champney's co. of guards; engaged Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Nov. 1,
1780 ; service, 3 raos. ; company detached from militia for service at and about
Boston; also, same co. ; engaged Nov. 1, 1780; discharged Feb. 9, 1781; service,
3 mos. 9 days; company detached from militia in accordance with request of
Gen. Heath for service at and about Boston guarding Continental stores; roll
endorsed "Maj'r Heath Detach't."

Hunt, Isaiah (also given Josiah), Newbury (also given Newburyport) . List of men
raised to serve in the Continental Army, as returned by Moses Noyes, Chairman
of Selectmen and Committee; residence, Newbury; enlisted for town of New-
bury; joined Capt. M. Greenleaf's co.. Col. Francis's regt.; enlistment, 3 years;
also, Private, Capt. Moses Greenleaf's co., Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt.; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from March 7, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also,
same co. and regt.; return dated Jan. 25, 1778; mustered by County and Conti-
nental Muster Masters; also, Capt. Samuel Page's (Light Infantry) co.. Col.
Benjamin Tupper's (15th) regt.; muster roll dated West Point, April 5, 1779;
enlisted March 7, 1777; also, Capt. Greenleaf's co.. Col. Tupper's regt.; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to May 1, 1780; reported
deserted May 1, 1780; also, descriptive list dated Jan. 10, 1780 [81 ] ; Capt. Nehe-
miah Emerson's co., 10th Mass. regt.; age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; com-
plexion, dark; hair, dark; residence, Newburyport; engaged April -, 1779, by
Capt. Greenleaf ; term, during war; reported deserted to the enemy April 1, 1780.

Hunt, Israel, Tewksbury. Capt. Charles Furbush's co.. Col. Ebenezer Bridge's regt. ;
receipt for advance pay, signed by said Hunt and others, dated Cambridge, June
30, 1775; also. Private, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775;
enlisted May 27, 1775; service, 2 mos. 10 days; also, order for bounty coat or its
equivalent in money dated Camp at Cambridge, Nov. 21, 1775 ; also, receipt dated
Chelmsford, April 19, 1776, signed by said Hunt and others belonging to Capt.
John Ford's co., Col. Roberson's (Robinson's) regt., for wages for service from
Feb. 5, 1776, to April 1, 1776.

Hunt, Israel. Receipt dated Tewksbury, Jan. 28, 1782, for bounties paid said Hunt
and others by the Selectmen to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3
years; also, descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co., agreeable to resolve
of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for said county ;
age, 22 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, dark; hair, brown; eyes, dark;
occupation, farmer; engaged for town of Tewksbury ; engaged Jan. 1, 1781 ; term,
3 years.

Hunt, Jacob, Braintree. Private, Capt. Eliphalet Sawen's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Benjamin Linclon's (Lincoln's) regt., which assembled April 10, 1775; service, 8
days ; also, Capt. Silas Wild's co., 36th regt. ; company return dated Fort No. 2,
Oct. 6, 1775; enlisted April 28, 1775; also, Capt. Silas Wild's co., Col. John
Greaton's regt. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at
Cambridge, Dec. 12, 1775.

Hunt, James, Bridgewater. Fifer, Capt. Daniel Lothrop's co.. Col. John Bailey's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service, 3 mos. 6
days; also, Capt. Daniel Lothrop's co., Gen. Thomas's regt.; company return
dated Roxbury, Oct. 6, 1775.



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Hunt, James, Concord. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
Capt. Seth Murray's co., Col. Pomeroy's (Hampshire Co.) regt., endorsed " 1777 ; "
residence, Concord ; engaged for town of Hatfield ; joined Capt. Lyman's co.. Col.
Lee's regt. ; term, during war ; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army, as returned by Capt. Joshua Woodbridge ; residence, Concord ; engaged
for town of Hatfield; joined Capt. Lyman's co.. Col. Lee's regt.; term, 3 years;
also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co.,
dated Boston, June 7, 1778; Capt. Lyman's co.. Col. Lee's regt.

Hunt, James, Pigwacket. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the brig "Julius
Caesar," commanded by Capt. Nathaniel Bently, sworn to at Port of Falmouth,
June 21, 1780; age, 26 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 2 in.; complexion, light; residence,
Pigwacket; said Hunt rated 1 share.

Hunt, James, Salem. Private, Capt. Nathan Brown's co., Col. John Mansfield's regt.;
muster roll dated Cambridge, Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 25, 1775; reported de-
serted; also, Capt. Brown's co., Col. John Mansfield's (19th) regt. commanded
by Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; reported
deserted May 25, 1775.

Hunt, James, Williamsburg. Private, Capt. Abel Thayer's co. of militia, which
marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 15^
days; reported returned home; also, Capt. Samuel Fairfield's detachment. Col.
May's regt.; enlisted July 9; discharged Aug. 12 [year not given, probably
1777] ; service, 1 mo. 9 days, with Northern army, including travel (100 miles)
home.

Hunt, James. Statement dated Boston, Sept. 22, 1777, signed by said Hunt and others
belonging to Col. Crafts' s regt., declaring their refusal to leave Boston unless their
bounty or wages, or both, were made equivalent to those allowed the soldiers of
the Continental train of artillery ; also, petition addressed to Col. Thomas Crafts,
dated Camp at Boston, Sept. 25, 1777, signed by said Hunt and others, requesting
that the objectionable part of their former petition, which was considered muti-
nous, be stricken out, and asking that the sergeants of the regiment confined on
account of the petition be released ; also. Bombardier, Capt. William Todd's (6th)
CO., Col. Thomas Crafts's (Artillery) regt.; service from time of enlistment, to
Oct. 1, 1777, 3 mos. 15 days ; also, same co. and regt. ; list of men entitled to addi-
tional bounty, dated Boston, Jan. 12, 1778; also, same co. and regt.; list of men
who received bounty from April 30, 1777, to Dec. 30, 1777, 8 months.

Hunt, James. Private, Capt. Edward Cobb's co., Maj. Eliphalet Cary's regt. ; marched
July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 1, 1780; service, 3 days; company marched from
Abington to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm.

Hunt, Jared, Northampton. Private, Capt. Jonathan Stearns's co., Col. Dickinson's
regt. commanded by Maj. Jonathan Clapp; service from Jul}' 9, 1777, to Aug. 12,
1777, 39 days, including travel (100 miles) home ; company marched to Ticon-
deroga on an alarm; also, Capt. Samuel Fairfield's co., Col. Nathan Sparhawk's
regt. ; enlisted Sept. 24, 1778 ; service, 2 mos. 23 [ ? ] days ; company served at
Dorchester and was discharged Dec. 12, 1778.

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

Hunt, Jeremiah (also given Jeremiah, Jr.), Concord. Order on Deacon Jeffrais,
payable to Capt. Brown, dated Camp at Hull, Aug. 29, 1776, signed by said Hunt
and others belonging to Capt. Abishai Brown's co., Col. Whitney's regt., for
advance pay, travel allowance, etc. ; also, petition dated Camp at Hull, Sept. 17,
1776, signed by said Hunt and others belonging to battalion stationed at Hull,
asking for increase and payment of wages ; also, Private, Capt. Abishai Brown's



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Hunt, Jeremiah (also given Jeremiah, Jr.), continued.

CO., Col. Josiah AVhitney's regt. ; enlisted July i, 1776; service to Nov. 1, 1776,
3 mos. 26 days ; rolls dated Camp at Hull ; also, list of men appearing under the
heading " Hartwell Brook the first Everidge;" said Hunt appears among men
" who went to fill up the continental array," agreeable to resolve of April 18, 1778 ;
also, receipt dated Concord, May 14, 1778, for bounty paid said Hunt to serve in the
Continental Army for the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778 ;
also, descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army, agreeable
to resolve of April 20, 1778 ; Capt. Hubbard's co., Col. Brooks's regt. ; age, 24 yrs. ;
stature, 6 ft. ; residence. Concord ; engaged for town of Concord ; also, list of men
returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. II. Putnam, July
20, 1778 ; arrived at FishkiU June 19, 1778.

Hunt, Jeremiah, Dorchester. Private, Capt. Oliver Billings's and Lieut. Lemuel
Clap's (Dorchester) co.. Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which assembled April
19, 1775 ; service, 6 days ; also, list of men who were di-afted from militia to march
to Horse Neck under command of Col. Mcintosh [year not given] , but who failed
to join regiment ; drafted from town of Dorchester ; drafted into Capt. Gore's co. ;
also. Private, Capt. Lemuel Clap's co.. Col. Pierce's regt.; marched March 1,
1778 ; discharged April 3, 1778 ; service, 1 mo. 3 days ; company ordered to march
to Castle Island; also, obligation dated Dorchester, Aug. 26, 1778, signed by said
Hunt, stating that his son, Joseph Hunt, enlisted as part of the quota of the town
of Dorchester for 8 months service at Peekskill, but did not march on account of
indisposition of body and, in consequence, was ordered by the Council to be
delivered to Brig. Gen. Glover by the Superintendent and joined to some regiment
in his brigade, and, as it would be expensive and unnecessary to send the said
Joseph under guard, the said Jeremiah pledges himself to enlist and serve in the
place of his son, if the said Joseph fails to deliver himself up to Gen. Glover within
one week from date of obligation.

Hunt, Jeremiah. Lists of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the
first Everidge; " said Hunt appears among men forming the first guard at Cam-
bridge [year not given] , among men forming the second guard at Cambridge in
1778, and among men who went with Lieut. Amos Hosmer [year not given].

Hunt, Jeremiah. Private, in a detachment commanded by Sergt. William Kendall;
enlisted July 17, 1778; discharged Oct. 24, 1778; service, 3 mos. 8 days, guarding
stores at Concord.

Hunt, Jeremiah. Private, Sergt. William Warland's co.. Col. Samuel Danny's
(Denny's) 2d regt.; enlisted Oct. 28, 1779; discharged Dec. 3, 1779; service, 1
mo. 6 days, at Albany, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home.

Hunt, Job, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Abiel Pearce's (2d Middleborough) co. of
militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marshfield ; service, 2
days; also, Sergeant, Capt. Levi Rounsevel's co.. Col. David Brewer's (9th)
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 5, 1775; service, 3 mos. 4
days; also, company return dated Roxbury, Oct. 7, 1775; also, Capt. Rounse-
vell's CO., Col. Rufus Putnam's (late Brewer's) regt. ; order for bounty coat or its
equivalent in money dated Camp at Roxbury, Nov. 8, 1775.

Hunt, Joel, Montague. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from 9th
CO., 6th Hampshire Co. regt., as returned by 1st Lieut. Caleb Benjamin, sworn
to April 1, 1779; residence, Montague; engaged for town of Montague; term, 9
months, to expire March 17, 1779.

Hunt, John, Abington. Private, Capt. William Reed's co., Col. John Bailey's regt.
of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 4 days;
also, Capt. Edward Cobl)'s co., Col. Edward Mitchel's regt.; service, 5 days;
company mai'ched from Abington to "The Farms" in Bi'aintree March 4, 1776;
also, Capt. Edward Cobb's co.. Col. Edward Mitchel's regt.. Gen. Cushing's bri-



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Hunt, John, continued.

gade ; service, 1 week 3 days ; company marched from Abington to Bristol, R. I.,
Dec. 9, 1776, on an alarm; also, Capt. Edward Cobb's co., Maj. Eliphalet Gary's
regt. ; marched July 30, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 1, 1780 ; service, 3 days ; company
marched from Abington to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm.

Hunt, John, Bernardston. Private, Capt. Agrippa Wells's co.. Col. Asa Whitcomb's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 10, 1775; service, 2 mos. 26
days; also, company receipt for wages for Sept., 1775, dated Camp at Prospect
Hill ; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat or
its equivalent in money dated Camp at Prospect Hill, Nov. 27, 1775.

Hunt, John, Braintree. 1st Clerk, Capt. John Vinton's (Braintree) co. of grenadiers,
Col. Benjamin Lincoln's regt., which assembled April 19, 1775; service, 3 days;
also. Sergeant, Capt. John Vinton's (Independent) co. ; enlisted May 3, 1775 ;
service, 8 mos. 18 days ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money
dated Braintree, Dec. 28, 1775.

Hunt, John, Braintree. Private, Capt. Luke Howell's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt. ;
enlisted July 13, 1779; service, 4 mos. 18 days, at Rhode Island; also, same co.
and regt.; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 20 days service at Rhode Island;
also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 1 mo. 3 daj's service at
Rhode Island, including travel (70 miles) home.

Hunt, John (also given John, Jr.), Brunswick. Corporal, Capt. James Curtis's co. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 30, 1775; service, 2 mos. 15 days;
a/so, Capt. James Curtis's co.. Col. James Cargill's regt.; enlisted Aug. 9, 1775;
service, 5 mos. 5 days, in defence of seacoast; also, return of men raised to serve
in the Continental Army from Col. Jonathan Mitchell's (2d Cumberland Co.)
regt., as returned by Maj. Nathaniel Larrabee; residence, Brunswick; engaged
for town of Brunswick; joined Capt. George White's co.. Col. Francis's regt.;
term, 3 years ; also. Sergeant, Capt. George White's co., Col. Benjamin Tupper's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 4, 1777, to Jan. 1,
1778; reported died Jan. 1, 1778; also. Private, Capt. George White's co.. Col.
Ebenezer Francis's regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Dec. 20,
1776, to May 5, 1777; credited with 135 days allowance; also. Sergeant, Capt.
White's CO., Col. Tupper's regt. ; return dated Jan. -, 1778 ; mustered by County
Muster Master Savell and by Col. Varrick, Continental Muster Master.

Hunt, John, Concord. Private, Capt. Jesse Wyman's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ;
arrived at place of destination May 10, 1777 ; discharged July 10, 1777, at Point
Judith ; service, 2 mos. 9 days, at Rhode Island, including 3 daj's (60 miles) travel
to place of destination and 5 days travel from place of discharge home ; company
raised for 2 months.

Hunt, John, Hingham. Private, Capt. James Lincoln's (Independent) co. ; enlisted
Feb. 9, 1776 ; service, 2 mos. 2 weeks ; company stationed at Hingham until May
22, 1776, for defence of seacoast.

Hunt, John, Hingham. List of prisoners brought the second trip from Rhode Island,
as returned by John Ayres, dated Boston, Jan. 23, 1777 ; residence, Hingham ;
said Hunt, Master's Mate, reported as having been taken in the "Viper;" also,
Gunner's Mate, brigantine "Hazard," commanded by Capt. Simeon Samson;
engaged Sept. 5, 1777; discharged May 20, 1778; service, 8 mos. 15 days; roll
dated Boston ; also, memorandum of shoes taken from the prize ship " Live Oak "
and delivered to officers and men belonging to the brigantine "Hazard" [year
not given] .

Hunt, John, Lynn. Private; copy of list of men belonging to Lynn, now called Lynn,
Lynntield, and Saugus, who served at Concord battle and elsewhere [year not
given] ; also, return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from 1st Essex



522 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



IIuxT, John, continued.

Co. regt., sworn to at Salem, Feb. 16, 1778, by John Flagg, 1st military officer of
the town of Lynn ; residence, Lynn ; engaged for town of Lynn ; joined Capt.
Goodale's co., Col. Putnam's regt. ; term, 3 3'ears or during war; also, Private,
Colonel's co.. Col.' Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt. ; Continental Array pay accounts
for service from March 4, 1777, to June 16, 1777; reported died June 16, 1777;
also, Capt. John Williams's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's (4th) regt. ; return dated
Albany, Feb. 9, 1778 ; mustered by John Gushing, Esq. ; reported deceased.

Hunt, John, Mendon. Private, Capt. Joseph Daniels's (3d Mendon) co., which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury ; service, 10 da3's ; reported
enlisted into the army April 27, 1775; also, Capt. Andrew Peters's co.. Col. Joseph
Read's (20th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 8, 1775; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 1 day ; also, company return dated Roxbury, Sept. 25, 1775.

Hunt, John, Plymouth. Descriptive list of men raised in Plymouth Co. for the term
of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill ; Capt. Phinney's co.. Col,
Cotten's regt.; age, 21 yrs. ; stature, 6 ft.; complexion, light; residence, Plym-
outh ; arrived at Fishkill July 2, 1778.

Hunt, John, Rehoboth (probably). List of men belonging to 1st Rehoboth co. who
served for 5 months at York, dated July -, 1776; also, list of men who paid
money to raise Continental soldiers, dated Feb. 18, 1778.

Hunt, John, Weymouth. Private, Capt. Jacob Goold's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Benjamin Linclon's (Lincoln's) regt., which assembled April 19, 1775 ; service,
8 days; also, account rendered by the Selectmen of Weymouth of ammunition
delivered said Hunt and other Minute-men under Capt. Jacob Gold (Goold) who
marched to Roxbury April 19, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Joseph Trufant's (Inde-
pendent) CO.; enlisted May 9, 1775; service, 8 mos.; also, order for bounty coat
or its equivalent in money dated Weymouth, Dec. 30, 1775, payable to Col.
Solomon Lovell.

Hunt, John. Company receipt for advance pay for 1 month, signed by said Hunt and
others belonging to Capt. Samuel King's co., dated Salem, Sept. 25, 1775; also,
Private, Capt. Samuel King's co. ; enlisted July 14, 1775; service, 6 mos. 2 days;
company stationed at Salem and Lynn for defence of seacoast.

Hunt, John. Private, Capt. Moses French's co., Col. Joseph Palmer's regt. ; service,
15 days ; company assembled at Braintree March 4, 1776.

Hunt, John. Receipt dated Chelmsford, April 19, 1776, signed by said Hunt and others
belonging to Capt. John Ford's co.. Col. Roberson's (Robinson's) regt., for wages
for service from Feb. 5, 1776, to April 1, 1776.

Hunt, John. Private, Capt. Peter Cushing's (3d Hingham) co.. Col. Solomon Level's
regt.; service, 2 days; company assembled at Hull June 14, 1776.

Hunt, John. Private, schooner " Diligent," commanded by Capt. John Lambert; en-
gaged Aug. 3, 1776; discharged Sept. 20, 1776 ; service, 1 mo. 17 days.

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

Hunt, John. Seaman, brigantine " Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. John Fisk;
engaged Jan. 4, 1777; discharged Feb. 17, 1777; roll sworn to at Boston; also,
Seaman, brigantine " Massachusetts," commanded by Capt. John Fisk ; engaged
Feb. 22, 1777 ; discharged July 31, 1777 ; service, 5 mos. 9 days ; roll dated Salem ;
a/so, same vessel and commander; engaged July 31, 1777; discharged Oct. 16, 1777;
roll dated Boston ; also, Boatswain's Mate, brigantine " Tyrannicide," commanded
by Capt. John Allen Hallet ; engaged July 28, 1778; discharged Dec. 18, 1778; ser-



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Hunt, John, continued.

vice, 4 mos. 21 days; also. Seaman, brigantine "Tyrannicide," commanded by
Capt. John Cathcart ; engaged June 30, 1779 ; discharged Sept. 6, 1779 ; service,

2 mos. 8 days ; roll sworn to at Boston.

Hunt, John. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship " Rambler," commanded
by Capt. Benjamin Lovett, sworn to in Suffolk Co., May 27, 1780; age, 25 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, white; birthplace, Antigua.

Hunt, John. Private, Capt. William Lithgow's co.; inarched March 13, 1776; service
to Aug. 31, 1776, 5 mos. 19 days; company stationed at Falmouth, Cumberland
Co., for defence of seacoast; also, Capt. William Lithgow, Jr.'s co., Col. Mitchel's
regt.; service from Aug. 31, 1776, to date of discharge, Nov. 23, 1776, 2 mos. 23
days; company stationed at Falmouth, Cumberland Co., for defence of seacoast.

Hunt, John. Corporal, Capt. Timothy Childs's co., Col. David Leonard's regt. ; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 17 days; company raised Feb. 24, 1777, for service at Ticonderoga.

Hunt, John. Private, Capt. Job Cushing's co.. Col. Solomon Lovell's regt. ; enlisted
Dec. 18, 1776; discharged March 17, 1777; service, 3 mos. 15 days, including
travel (15 days) home; also, petition dated April 10, 1777, signed by said Hunt
and others belonging to Capt. Job Cushing's co., asking for unpaid portion of
allowance for travel to Danbury, Conn., subsequent to their engagement in Dec,
1776 ; enlistment, 3 months ; company marched from Hingham and Cohasset.

Hunt, John. Private, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co.. Col. David Cushing's regt.;
enlisted March 12, 1778; discharged April 4, 1778; service, 24 days, under Maj.
Thomas Lathrop at Hull.

Hunt, John. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Belcher's co., Lieut. Col. Andrew Symmes's
detachment of guards ; enlisted Feb. 26, 1778 ; discharged May 26, 1778 ; service,

3 mos.

Hunt, John. List of men who were detached from Col. Brooks's regt. to relieve guards
at Cambridge, as returned to Lieut. Col. Francis Faulkner [year not given,
probably 1778] ; Capt. Hubbard's co. ; also, Private, Capt. Daniel Harrington's
CO., Col. Jonathan Reed's regt. ; muster rolls dated Cambridge, May 9, and June
1, 1778; enlisted April 1, 1778; enlistment, 3 months from April 2, 1778; also,
Capt. Harrington's co.. Col. Reed's regt. of guards; joined April 2, 1778; service
to July 3, 1778, 3 mos. 2 days, at Cambridge.

Hunt, John. Private, Capt. Joseph Baxter's co.. Col. Macin [tosh's] regt.. Gen.
Lovel's brigade; enlisted Aug. 5, 1778; discharged Sept. 14, 1778; service, 1 mo.
13 days; company detached from militia for service on expedition to Rhode
Island and was discharged 60 miles from home. Roll dated Braintree and sworn
to at Boston.

Hunt, John. Private, in a detachment commanded by Sergt. William Kendall;
enlisted July 17, 1778; discharged Oct. 24, 1778; service, 3 mos. 8 days, guarding
stores at Concord.

Hunt, John. Capt. Abel Richards's co., Col. Jonathan Cogswell's regt. ; enlisted Oct.
15, 1778; discharged Dec. 31, 1778; service, 2 mos. 18 days, with guards at Bos-
ton; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Hunt, John. Private, Capt. Abner Crane's co. ; enlisted Feb. 2, 1779; service, 3 mos.
2 days; company served until May 4, 1779, with guards at Boston.

Hunt, John. Official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated June
10, 1779; said Hunt chosen Adjutant, Col. Francis Faulkner's (3d Middlesex
Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; appointment concurred in by Council June 10, 1779;
reported commissioned June 10, 1779.



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Hunt, Joh.v. Private, Capt. Philip M. Ulmer's CO., Col. Samuel McCobb's regt. ; ser-
vice from July 8, 1779, to Sept. 24, 1779, 2 mos. 16 days, on Penobscot expedition.

Hunt, John. 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.

Hunt, John. Private, Capt. Bezaleel Taft's (9th) co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's (3d Worces-
ter Co.) regt.; enlisted July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days,



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