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Hunt, Moses, Hawke. Capt. Moses McP'arland's co.. Col. John Nixon's regt.; re-
ceipt for advance pay, signed by said Hunt and others, dated Cambridge, June
10, 1775; also. Private, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; en-
listed April 30, 1775; service, 3 mos. 9 days; also, Fifer, same co. and regt.;
company return dated Winter Hill, Sept. 30, 1775 ; reported absent ; also, order
for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Winter Hill, Dec. 20,
1775.

Hunt, Moses, Hardwick. Private, Capt. Samuel Dexter's co., Col. Learned's regt.;
pay abstract for mileage from home and return, dated Roxbury Camp, Jan. -,
1776; mileage (150 miles) allowed said Hunt; company raised in Hardwick, New
Braintree, and Oakham ; also, Capt. Edmund Hodges's co.. Col. Job Cushing's
regt.; enlisted July 27, 1777; discharged Aug. 29, 1777; service, 1 mo. 7 days, at
the Northward, including 4 days (85 miles) travel home.

Hunt, Nathan. Private, Capt. Simon Hunt's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. ; enlisted
Nov. 3, 1777; service to April 3, 1778, 5 mos.; company detached from militia
for service at Charlestown and Cambridge; also, return dated Acton, July 5,
1778, made by Capt. Simon Hunt to Col. Eleazer Brooks, stating that he had de-
tached said Hunt and others to serve as guards to troops of convention and public
stores until Jan. 1, 1779, agreeable to said Brooks's order of June 29, 1778; also,
Private, Capt. Simon Hunt's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards; enlisted
July 12, 1778 ; discharged Dec. 15, 1778 ; service, 5 mos. 4 days ; roll dated Winter
Hill.

Hunt, Nathaniel, Braintree. Private, Capt. Elihu Adams's co.,Col. Benjamin Lin-
coln's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 4 days ; roll
made up and sworn to by David Linfield, 1st Lieutenant; also, Capt. Stephen
Penniman's co.. Col. Francis's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance from
camp home, etc., sworn to in Suffolk Co., Nov. 29, 1776; mileage (15 miles)
allowed said Hunt, and travel for 1 day; company drafted from Hingham,
Braintree, Dorchester, Stoughtonham, Milton, and Stoughton; also, Capt.
Stephen Penniman's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777;
enlisted Dec. 13, 1776; regiment raised to serve until !March 1, 1777; also, Capt.
Moses French's co., Col. Jonathan Titcomb's regt. ; service from May 15, 1777, to



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Hunt, Nathaniel, continued.

July 15, 1777, 2 mos. 5 days, at Rhode Island, travel included ; also, Capt. Joseph
Tower's co., commanded by Capt. Stephen Penniman prior to Sept. 15, 1777, Col.
Benjamin Gill's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 15, 1777; discharged Dec. 12, 1777; service,
3 mos. 28 (also given 3 mos. 27) days, in Northern department, including 11 days
(220 miles) travel home; also, 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 days
service at Rhode Island, including travel (70 miles) home.

Hunt, Nathaniel, Newbury. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Conti-
nental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, re-
turned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at
Springfield, July 17, 1780; age, 40 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, ruddy;
engaged for town of Newburyport; marched to camp July 17, 1780. tinder com-
mand of Capt. Abner Howard ; 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, Newbury; also, pay roll for 6 months
men raised by the town of Newburyport for service in the Continental Army dur-
ing 1780 ; marched July 8, 1780 ; discharged Dec. 8, 1780 ; service, 5 mos. 14 days,
including travel (13 days) home.

Hunt, Nathaniel, Rehoboth (probably). Private, Capt. James Hills's co.. Col. Car-
penter's regt. ; enlisted Dec. 8, 1776 ; discharged Dec. 12, 1776 ; service, 5 days,
on the alarm at Bristol of Dec. 8, 1776; roll dated Bristol; also, list of men
drafted to serve until Oct. 30, 1777, on a secret expedition, dated Sept. 23, 1777;
also. Private, Capt. James Hills's co., Col. Williams's regt. ; service from Sept.
29, 1777, to Oct. 30, 1777, at Tiverton, R. I. ; also, list of men drafted for 6 weeks
service at Rhode Island, dated July 27, 1778; also, Private, Capt. Peleg Peck's
CO., Col. Thomas Carpenter's (Bristol Co.) regt.; entered service July 27, 1778;
discharged Sept. 10, 1778; service, 1 mo, 15 days, at Rhode Island; also, Capt.
Nathaniel Ide's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt.; marched Aug. 1, 1780; dis-
charged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 10 days, under Gen. Hieth (Heath); company
marched from Rehoboth to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 31, 1780.

Hunt, Nathaniel (also given Nathaniel, Jr.), Tewksbury. Private, in a Tewksbury
CO. of militia commanded by Lieut. Thomas Clark, Col. Green's regt., which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2 days; also, descriptive list
dated June 15, 1775; Capt. John Ford's co.. Col. Bridge's regt.; age, 20 yrs.;
stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, dark; occupation, farmer; residence, Tewks-
bury ; enlisted April 29, 1775; also. Private, Capt. John Ford's co., Col. Ebenezer
Bridge's (27th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 29, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 10 days; also, company return dated Sept. 25, 1775; also, list of
men raised to serve in the Continental Array, as returned by Capt. Joshua Bald-
win; residence, Tewksbury; engaged for town of Tewksbury; joined Capt.
White's CO., Col. Putnam's regt. ; term, during war; also, Private, Capt. Haffield
White's CO., Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Feb. 11, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. White's co.. Col.
Rufus Putnam's (4th) regt. ; return dated Albany, Feb. 9, 1778 ; mustered by
Col. Barret; also, Capt. White's co.. Col. Putnam's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780 ; also, descriptive list dated
West Point, Jan. 10, 1781; Capt. Trotter's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt.;
rank, Private ; age, 25 yrs. 8 mos. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, dark ; hair,
dark ; eyes, light ; residence, Tewksbury ; enlisted March 24, 1779 ; enlistment,
during war; a^so, Private, Capt. John Trotter's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th)
regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated Garrison at West Point; also, muster roll
for Feb. and March, 1781 ; also, muster roll for April, 1781, dated West Point.



532 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Hunt, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Belcher's co., Lieut. Col. Andrew
Symmes's detachment of guards; enlisted Feb. 26, 1778; discharged April 26,
1778; service, 2 mos.

Hunt, Nathaniel. 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
Boston ; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Hunt, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Caleb Champney's co. ; enlisted Feb. 8, 1779 ; dis-
charged May 7, 1779; service, 3 mos., with guards under Maj. Gen. Gates at and
about Boston.

Hunt, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Lieut. William Burbeck's co. ; enlisted Dec. 23,
1779; service to Oct. 24, 1781, 22 mos. 3 days; company raised for defence of
Castle and Governor's Islands and commanded by His Excellency John Hancock ;
also, Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. ; service from Oct. 25, 1781, to date of discharge,
Dec. 22, 1782, 13 mos. 28 days; company raised for defence of Castle and Gov-
ernor's Islands ; also, same co. ; enlisted March 24, 1783 ; discharged Sept. 16,
1784; service, 17 mos. 23 days; company raised for defence of Castle and Gov-
ernor's Islands.

Hunt, Nathaniel, Jr. Private, Capt. Eliphalet Sawin's co.. Col. Joseph Palmer's
regt. ; service, 15 days ; company assembled March 4, 1776 ; also, Capt. Nathaniel
Belcher's co.. Col. Jonathan Bass's regt. ; service, 4 days ; company assembled at
Braintree June 13, 1776, upon orders to march to Horse Neck, and June 24, 1776,
upon orders to march to Nantasket.

Hunt, Nehemiah, Tewksbury. Capt. Benjamin Walker's co.. Col. Bridge's regt.;
order for advance pay, signed by said Hunt and others, dated Cambridge, June
6, 1775; also, order on Maj. Barber, dated Cambridge, June 24, 1775, signed by
Col. E. Bridge, for cartridge boxes for said Hunt and others belonging to Lieut.
John Flint's co. ; also. Private, Capt. Benjamin Walker's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Bridge's (27th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 28, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 11 days ; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, list of
6 months men raised agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of
Maj. Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for Middlesex Co., by Justin Ely, Commis-
sioner, dated Springfield ; also, descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Con-
tinental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780;
age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ; complexion, dark ; engaged for town of Tewks-
bury ; arrived at Springfield July 9, 1780 ; 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 Tewksbury for service in the Continental Array during 1780 ; marched
July 4, 1780; discharged Jan. 8, 1781 ; service, 6 mos. 16 daj's, including 11 days
(220 miles) travel home; also. Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Tay's co., Lieut. Col.
Webb's regt.; engaged Sept. 12, 1781; discharged Dec. 1, 1781; service, 3 mos.,
including 11 days (218 miles) travel home; regiment raised in Suffolk and Mid-
dlesex counties to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months ; roll dated Woburn.

Hunt, Nehemiah. Private, Capt. Stephen Russell's co.. Col. Samuel Bullard's regt..
Gen. Warner's brigade ; enlisted Aug. 15, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1777 ; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 28 days, in Northern department, including 12 days (240 miles) travel
home. Roll dated Dracut.

Hunt, Nehemiah. Private, Capt. Joshua Lealand's co. of guards ; enlisted Oct. 5,
1779; discharged Nov. 10, 1779; service, 1 mo. 6 days; company detached from
militia by order of Gen. Hancock to man forts at and about Boston until Nov. 10,
1779, and stationed at Boston under Maj. Nathaniel Heath.

Hunt, Nehe.miah. Lists of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the
first Everidge ; " said Hunt appears among persons reported as having contributed



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HvNT, Nehemiah, continued.

cash at the time of taking [Gen.] Burgoyne in 1777 ; said Hunt reported as hav-
ing paid $8; also among men in a detachment with Col. Thatcher [year not
given] .

Hunt, Noah. Private, Capt. Amos Foster's co., Col. Cyprian How's regt. ; enlisted
July 28, 1780; discharged Oct. 30, 1780; service, 3 mos. 8 days, probably at
Rhode Island, including 5 days (100 miles) travel home; company detached
from 7th Middlesex Co. regt. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months and
ordered part to Rhode Island and part to Fishkill.

Hunt, Noah. Return of men raised in Essex Co. for Continental service, agreeable to
resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for town of Danvers ; engaged July 10, 1781 ;
also, Private, Capt. Japhet Daniels's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (6th) regt.;
returns for wages; wages allowed said Hunt from July 10, 1781, to Dec. 31, 1782,
17 mos. 22 days ; reported sick in Aug., 1782 ; also, order on Agent, (late) 6th Mass.
regt., payable to Joseph Lincoln, dated Garrison, West Point, Nov. 29, 1783,
signed by said Hunt, for wages due for service in said regiment for the year 1782.

Hunt, Obadiah. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt.; service from June 4,
1781, 6 mos. 26 days.

Hunt, Obed, Pelham. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as re-
turned by Capt. John Thompson, sworn to in Hampshire Co., April 5, 1779; resi-
dence, Pelham; engaged for town of Pelham; term, 8 months; reported drafted.
[Name crossed out on list.]

Hunt, Obed. Descriptive list of men raised in Hampshire Co. to serve in the Conti-
nental Army, as returned by Noah Goodman, Superintendent for said count}' ;
age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; occupation,
farmer; engaged for town of Amherst; engaged July 4, 1781 ; term, 6 months.

Hunt, Obed. Mason; return of rations allowed in Quartermaster General's depart-
ment, dated Fishkill, Oct. 14, 1781 ; reported drafted from the Line.

Hunt, Obed, Jr., Pelham. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as
returned by Capt. John Thompson, sworn to in Hampshire Co., April 5, 1779;
residence, Pelham; engaged for town of Pelham; term, 8 months; reported
drafted. [Name crossed out on list.]

Hunt, Oliver, Milton. Private, Capt. Elijah Vose's co., 36th regt. ; company return
dated Fort No. 2 [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, Capt. Elijah Vose's co.. Col. John
Greaton's regt. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at
Cambridge, Dec. 22, 1775.

Hunt, Oliver. Ensign and Lieutenant, Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported as serving
5 mos. as Ensign, 31 mos. as Lieutenant; also. Ensign, Capt. Abraham Hunt's
CO., Col. John Patterson's regt. ; list of officers of the Continental Armj-; com-
missioned March 27, 1777; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Hunt's co., Col. Vose's
regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1777, sworn to at Camp near Valley Forge ; appointed
Jan. 1, 1777; also. Lieutenant, Col. Vose's regt.; return of officers for clothing;
receipt for said clothing, dated Boston, May 25, 1778 ; also, Capt. Hunt's co., Col.
Vose's regt. ; pay abstract for Nov., 1778, dated Providence; also, order for gra-
tuity, dated Providence, Feb. 13, 1779, signed by said Hunt and others belonging
to Capt. Abraham Hunt's co., Col. Vose's regt. ; also, Capt. Hunt's co.. Col. Vose's
regt.; pay roll for Feb., 1779; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll for March
and April, 1779, dated Providence ; appointed Nov. 7, 1777 ; also, order on Henry
Gardner, Treasurer, for £75 payable to Mr. Thomas Beals, dated Providence,
May 16, 1779, signed by said Hunt; also, Lieutenant, Col. Vose's regt.; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to May 4, 1780.



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Hunt, Paul, Tewksbury. Private, Capt. John Trull's co. of Minute-men, Col. Eben-
ezer Bridge's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 9
days; also, Capt. Benjamin Walker's co.. Col. Ebenezer Bridge's (27th) regt.;
receipt for advance pay, signed by said Hunt and others, dated Cambridge, June
24, 1775; also, Private, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; en-
listed April 28, 1775; service, 3 mos. 11 days; also, company return [probably
Oct., 1775].

Hunt, Perley, Charlemont. 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 Ilarwood, of 6th Mass.
regt., at Springfield, July 2, 1780; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion,
light; engaged for town of Charlemont; arrived at Springfield June 30, 1780;
marched to camp July 1, 1780, under command of Ensign Joseph Miller; 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 G months men raised by the town of Charlemont for service in the
Continental Army during 1780; marched June 26, 1780; discharged Dec. 9, 1780;
service, 5 mos. 22 days, including travel (160 miles) home.

Hunt, Peteh, Rehoboth (probably). List of men drafted for 2 months service at New
York, dated Sept. 19, 1776; said Hunt reported as having procured a man; also.
Private, Capt. James Hills's co.. Col. Carpenter's regt. ; entered service Dec. 8,
1776; discharged Dec. 16, 1776; service, 9 days, on the alarm at Bristol of Dec.
8, 1776 ; roll dated Bristol ; also, list of men drafted to march to Tiverton for 6
days service, dated July 28, 1780; also, Private, Capt. Jal)ez Bullock's co.. Col.
Thomas Carpenter's regt. ; enlisted July 27, 1780; discharged July 31, 1780; ser-
vice, 5 days, at Tiverton on an alarm ; company raised for 6 days service ; also,
Capt. Nathaniel Ide's co., Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt. ; marched Aug. 1, 1780;
discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 9 days, under Gen. Hieth (Heath) ; company
marched from Rehoboth to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 31, 1780.

Hunt, Peter, Tewksbury. Private, Capt. John Trull's co. of Minute-men, Col. Eben-
ezer Bridge's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 9 daj's ;
also, Corporal, Capt. Benjamin Walker's co.. Col. Ebenezer Bridge's (27th) regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 28, 1775; service, 3 mos. 11 days;
also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, list of 6 months men raised
agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Maj. Joseph Hosmer,
Superintendent for Middlesex Co., by Justin El}', Commissioner, dated Spring-
field ; a/50, descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the
term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780 ; age, 27 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft.
7 in. ; complexion, dark ; engaged for town of Tewksbury ; arrived at Springfield
July 9, 1780 ; 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. Sergeant; pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of
Tewksbury for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched July 4,
1780; discharged Jan. 8, 1781; service, 6 mos. 16 days, including 11 days (220
miles) travel home.

Hunt, Peter. Private, Capt. Aaron Hayns's co., Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt. ; muster
roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Dec. 1, 1776; enlisted April 1, 1776; reported
discharged Sept. 30, 1776.

Hunt, Peter. Private, Lieut. Col. Jabez Hatch's (Boston) regt. ; service with de-
tachment commanded by Maj. Andrew Symmes drafted to serve for 5 weeks in
guarding stores at and about Boston under Maj. Gen. Heath, agreeable to order
of Council of May 12, 1777.

Hunt, Peter. Sergeant, Capt. Stephen Russell's co.. Col. Samuel Bullard's regt..
Gen. Warner's brigade; engaged Aug. 15, 1777; discharged Nov. 30, 1777; ser-



IN THE WAR OF TIIE REVOLUTION. 535

Hunt, Peter, continued.

vice, 3 mos. 28 days, in Northern department, including 12 days (240 miles) travel
home. Roll dated Dracut.

Hunt, Peter. Sergeant, Lieut. John Flint's co., Col. Thomas Poor's regt. ; enlisted
June 15, 1778; discharged Feb. 11, 1779; service, 8 mos. 10 days, at and about
White Plains, including 3 days preceding march and 12 days (240 miles) travel
home ; company raised to fortify passes of North river, N. Y. ; also, 1st Sergeant,
Capt. Asa Lawrence's co., Col. Thomas Poor's regt.; payrolls for June-Aug.,
1778, dated Fort Clinton; also, (late) Capt. Asa Lawrence's co., Col. Poor's regt. ;
pay roll for Sept., 1778, dated West Point; also, Lieut. John Flint's co., Col.
Poor's regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1778, dated West Point.

Hunt, Quinct, Mansfield. Private, Capt. John Allen's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt.; enlisted July 27, 1780; discharged July 30, 1780; service, 6 days, at Rhode
Island on an alarm, including 2 days (36 miles) travel home; regiment detached
from Bristol Co. militia to serve for 6 days ; roll dated Norton ; also, Capt. Josiah
Keith's CO., Col. Isaac Dean's (Bristol Co.) regt. ; enlisted March 4, 1781 ; dis-
charged March 16, 1781 ; service, 13 days ; company raised for 40 days service at
Rhode Island by order of His Excellency John Hancock.

Hunt, Reuben. Lists of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the first
Everidge ; " said Hunt appears among 8 months men [no date or particulars
given], and among men in a detachment with Col. Brooks in 1776; also. Ser-
geant ; list of men drafted from Concord town co. to march to Rhode Island on
the alarm of July 23, 1777; also, 3d Sergeant, Col. John Buttrick's co. of volun-
teers, Col. Reed's regt. ; engaged Sept. 28, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 7, 1777; service,
1 mo. 11 days, at the time of taking Gen. Burgoyne, including time to return
home; company detached from Col. Brooks's regt. to reinforce army under Gen.
Gates at the Northward; Col. Buttrick reported as serving as Captain; also, Ser-
geant; list of men belonging to Concord town co., dated 1778.

Hunt, Richard, Dudley. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Healey's co.. Col. Ebenezer Larned's
(4th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 28, 1775; service, 3
mos., 1 week, 3 days; also, company return dated Roxbury Camp, Oct. 6, 1775;
also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Roxbury,
Nov, 2, 1775.

Hunt, Robert, Weymouth (probably). 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 Selectmen of Weymouth, for ammuni-
tion delivered said Hunt and other Minute-men under Capt. Jacob Gold (Goold)
who marched to Roxbury April 19, 1775; also. Private, Capt. Samuel Ward's
CO., Col. Solomon Lovell's regt.; service, 2 days, subsequent to March 10, 1776;
also, Sergeant, Capt. Job Cushing's co., Lieut. Col. Samuel Pierce's regt. ; engaged
May 25, 1779; discharged July 1, 1779; service, 1 mo. 10 days, including 3 days
(60 miles) travel home; company stationed at Tiverton, R. I.

Hunt, Robert. Marine, frigate " Boston," commanded by Capt. Samuel Tucker ; en-
gaged March 2, 1779. Roll made up for advance pay for 1 month.

Hunt, Samuel, Littleton. Private, Capt. Samuel Gilbert's co.. Col. William Prescott's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 15, 1775; service, 78 days;
also, company return dated Cambridge, Sept. 28, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat
or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Cambridge, Oct. 30, 1775.

Hunt, Samuel, Northampton. Private, Capt. Oliver Lyman's co.. Col. Ezra May's
regt. ; engaged Sept. 20, 1777 ; discharged Oct 14, 1777 ; service, 30 days, on expe-
dition to Stillwater and Saratoga, including travel (111 miles) home; also, list of
men raised in Hampshire Co. for the term of 9 months from the time of their
arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778; Capt. Pomeroy's co.,



536 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS .^D SAILORS



Hunt, Samuel, co7itimied.

Col. Chapen's regt. ; residence, Northampton; arrived at Fishkill June 16, 1778;
also, list of men returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col.
R. Putnam, July 20, 1778 ; engaged for town of Northampton ; also, account dated
Northampton, Jan. 4, 1778 [9], rendered by the Selectmen, of bounties paid said
Hunt and others for enlisting into the Continental Army ; said Hunt enlisted for
the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of April 20 [1778] ; reported received
£30 ; also received mileage to enable him to march 130 miles.

HfNT, Samuel, Norton. Corporal, Capt. Seth Gilbert's (2d Norton) co.. Col. John
Daggett's regt., which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; said
Hunt marched April 27, 1775 ; service, 4 days ; also. Sergeant, Capt. Israel Trow's
(Norton) co., Col. John Daggett's regt. ; service, 25 days; company marched to
Rhode Island on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Hunt, Samuel, Tewksbury. Private, Capt. Samuel Tay's co., Lieut. Col. "Webb's
regt. ; enlisted Sept. 12, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 1, 1781 ; service, 3 mos., including
11 days (218 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Suffolk and Middlesex coun-
ties to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months. Roll dated Woburn.

Hunt, Samuel, "Weymouth. Private, Capt. Jacob Goold's co.. Col. Greaton's regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 1, 1775; service, 8 weeks 5 days;
also, Capt. Goold's co., 36th regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; com-
pany stationed at Fort No. 2, Cambridge ; also, Capt. Jacob Goold's co.. Col. John
Greaton's regt. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at
Cambridge, Dec. 12, 1775.

Hunt, Samuel, Weymouth. Private, Capt. Joseph Trufant's (Independent) co. ; en-
listed Feb. 1, 1776; service, 2 mos. ; company stationed at Weymouth for defence
of seacoast.

Hunt, Samuel, Weymouth. Private, Capt. Luke Howell's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's
regt. ; enlisted July 15, 1779 ; service, 4 mos. 16 days, at Rhode Island ; also, same



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