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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. 4 days service at
Rhode Island, including travel (75 miles) home.

Hunt, Samuel. Private, Capt. Josiah "Vose's (Milton) co. ; service from April 16 to
April 26, 1776, 12 days, in defence of seacoast.

Hunt, Samuel. Private, Capt. Stephen Penniman's co., Col. Dike's regt. ; muster
roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 13, 1776; credited to town of Brain-
tree; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

Hunt, Samuel. Sergeant, Capt. Ebenezer Webber's co., Maj. Jonathan Clapp's regt.;
engaged July 10, 1777; discharged Aug. 12, 1777; service, 1 mo. 8 days, under
Gen. Scuyler (Schuyler) at the Westward, including 5 days (100 miles) travel
home.

Hunt, Samuel. Private, Capt. Thomas Nash's co., Col. Solomon Lovell's regt. ; ser-
vice, 4 days, subsequent to March 10, 1776; also, Capt. Thomas Nash's co., Col.
David Cushing's regt. ; service, 3 days, in Aug., 1777, at Hull.

Hunt, Samuel. Sergeant, Capt. Benjamin Bonney's co.. Col. Ezra May's regt. ; en-
gaged Sept. 20, 1777; discharged Oct. 14, 1777; service, 29 days, including travel
(100 miles) home; company marched on expedition to Stillwater. Roll dated
Chesterfield.

Hunt, Samuel. Private, Capt. Silas Wild's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. of guards; joined
Nov. 12, 1777 ; service to April 3, 1778, 4 mos. 22 days, at Cambridge, guarding
troops of convention.



m THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 537

Hunt, Samuel. Private, Capt. Thomas Mayo's co., Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. of
guards; joined Nov. 3, 1777; service to April 3, 1778, 5 mos., at Cambridge.

Hunt, Samuel. Private, Capt. Joseph Baxter's co.. Col. Macin [tosh's] regt., Geii.
Level'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.

Hunt, Samuel. List of men raised in Plymouth Co. for the term of 9 months from
the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, returned
as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Capt. John Santford, of Col.
Malcom's regt. ; engaged for town of Plymouth ; also, Private, Capt. Jacob
Wales's CO., Col. Thomas Marshall's regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1779, dated
West Point; enlisted June 16, 1778; enlistment, 9 months.

Hunt, Samuel. Private, Capt. Nehemiah Curtis's co.. Col. Jonathan Mitchel's regt. ;
enlisted July 7, 1779; discharged Sept. 25, 1779; service, 2 mos. 18 days, on
Penobscot expedition. Roll dated Harpswell and sworn to at North Yarmouth.

Hunt, Samuel. Private, Capt. Israel Trow's co., Col. Isaac Dean's (Bristol Co.)
regt.; enlisted Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 9 days; company
marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780. Roll dated Norton.

Hunt, Samuel. Private, Capt. Benjamin Bonney's co., Col. Elisha Porter's (Hamp-
shire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 21, 1779; discharged Aug. 27, 1779; service, 42
days, at New London, Conn., including 5 days (102 miles) travel honie ; roll
dated Chesterfield; also, descriptive list dated Northampton, Sept. 14, 1780, of
men detached from Col. Israel Chapin's (2d Hampshire Co.) regt. for the term of
3 months, agreeable to resolve of June 22, 1780 ; Capt. Bonney's co. ; age, 17 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, dark ; engaged for town of Chesterfield ; mustered
July 5, 1780; also, Private, Capt. Ebenezer Sheldon's co.. Col. Seth Murray's
regt.; enlisted July 14,1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 4 days,
including 7 days (132 miles) travel home ; company raised to reinforce Continen-
tal Army for 3 months.

Hunt, Samuel. Private, Capt. Thomas Newcomb's co., Col. Ebenezer Thayer's regt. ;
enlisted July 23, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 29, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 10 days, probably
at Rhode Island, including 3 days (60 miles) travel home; company ordered part
to West Point and part to Rhode Island ; regiment raised in Suffolk Co. to rein-
force Continental Army for 3 months.

Hunt, Samuel. 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, Samuel. Private, Capt. Thomas Whipple's co. of guards; enlisted April 20,
1780 ; discharged Dec. 20, 1780 ; service, 8 mos. 1 day ; company raised for 8
months and stationed at Rutland.

Hunt, Samuel. Return of men raised in Suflfolk Co. for Continental service, agreeable
to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; engaged for town of Braintree; engaged March 23,
1781; term, 3 years; also, Matross, Capt. William Treadwell's co.. Col. John
Crane's (3d Artillery) regt.; muster roll for Aug. and Sept., 1781; also, list of
men sent by the state of Massachusetts as portion of her quota of the Continental
Army subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781, who were reported unfit for duty; Artillery
regt. ; age, 52 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in. ; engaged for town of Braintree ; term, 3
years ; reported rheumatic.

Hunt, Samuel. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Strong's co.. Col. Sears's (Hampshire Co.)
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 10, 1781 ; marched to Albany Aug. 17, 1781 ; discharged Nov.
20, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 10 days, at Saratoga.



538 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Hunt, Samuel. Private, Capt. Lieut. William Burbeck's co. ; enlisted Jan. 26, 1780;
service to Oct. 24, 1781, 21 mos.; reported promoted to Corporal May 15, 1781;
company raised for defence of Castle and Governor's Islands and commanded by
His Excellency John Hancock; also, Corporal, Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. ; ser-
vice from Oct. 25, 1781, to April 24, 1782, 6 mos. ; company raised for defence of
Castle and Governor's Islands; also. Quarter Gunner, Capt. Thomas Cushing's
CO.; service from April 25, 1782, to Jan. 24, 1783, 9 mos. ; company raised for de-
fence of Castle and Governor's Islands.

Hunt, Samuel. Boy, frigate "Deane," commanded by Capt. Samuel Nicholson; en-
gaged Feb. 14, 1782; service to May 31, 1782, 3 mos. 17 days; engagement, 12
months ; also, receipt dated May 29, 1783, signed by Elizabeth Hunt, for wages
due her son, said Hunt, for service to May 10, 1783, on board the frigate " Hague,"
commanded by Capt. John Manley.

Hunt, Seth, Braintree. 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. Isaac Thayer's co.. Col. Thomas Mar-
shall's regt. ; enlisted June 10, 1776 ; service to Jan. 1, 1777, 6 mos. 21 days ; also,
Capt. Thayer's (Independent) co. ; muster return of four Independent companies
stationed at Hull, dated March 1, 1777; age, 17 yrs. ; residence, Braintree; mus-
tered by Daniel Souther, Muster Master; also, 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, allow-
ing 1 mo. 3 days service at Rhode Island, including travel (70 miles)_home ; also,
Capt. Thomas Newcomb's co., Col. Ebenezer Thayer's regt. ; enlisted July 22,
1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos., probably at West Point, includ-
ing 11 days (220 miles) travel home; company ordered part to West Point and
part to Rhode Island; regiment raised in Suffolk Co. to reinforce Continental
Army for 3 months ; also, receipt given to John Hall, dated Braintree, July 16,
1784, signed by said Hunt, for wages due for service of himself and team in the
Continental Army in 1781.

Hunt, Seth, Northampton. Private, Capt. Jonathan Allen's co. of Minute-men, Gen.
Pomeroy's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April
19, 1775; service, 8 days; reported enlisted into the army April 27, 1775; also.
Quarter Master, Col. John Fellows's regt. ; engaged May 23, 1775 ; service, 2 mos.
14 days; also. Quarter Master; list of officers belonging to Col. John Fellows's
regt., dated Roxbury Camp, May 31, 1775; ordered in Provincial Congress, at
Watertown, June 7, 1775, that commissions be delivered said officers; receipt for
above commissions dated Camp at Roxbury, June 10, 1775, and signed by Col.
Fellows [name crossed out on list] ; also, returns dated Roxbury, made to Aaron
Blaney by said Hunt, for rations, etc., delivered between June 11, 1775, and June
29, 1775, for the use of Col. Fellows's regt. ; also. Quarter Master ; list of field and
staff officers appearing on a return of Capt. William King's (1st) co.. Col. John
Fellows's (8th) regt., dated Dorchester, Oct. 7, 1775.

Hunt, Seth, Northampton. Return certified at Camp near Morristown, April 30,
1780, of officers and men belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Henley's, and Col. Jack-
son's regts., and men belonging to Massachusetts in Col. Henry Sherburne's
regt., who were incorporated into a regiment under the command of Col. Henry
Jackson, agreeable to the arrangement of April 9, 1779 ; rank. Captain ; residence,
Northampton ; appointed Sept. 6, 1777 ; said Hunt returned among officers belong-
ing to Col. Henry Jackson's regt. who were not included in the above arrange-
ment; reported never joined.

Hunt, Seth. Private, Capt. Oliver Lyman's co. ; service, 7 days; company probably
made up of three [ ? ] companies and marched from Northampton to East Hoosuck
on the alarm of Aug. 17, 1777.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 539

Hunt, Seth. Petition addressed to the General Court, dated Concord, Sept. 30, 1777,
signed by said Hunt and others who were drafted to guard Continental stores at
Little Cambridge, Concord, Sudbury, etc., under Capt. Isaac Woods, asking for
additional wages ; petition endorsed " Leave to withdraw."

Hunt, Seth. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Oliver Lyman's co.. Col. Ezra May's regt. ; en-
gaged Sept. 20, 1777; discharged Oct. 14, 1777; service, 30 days, on expedition
to Stillwater and Saratoga, including travel (111 miles) home.

Hunt, Seth. 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, Seth. Lieutenant Colonel, Col. Israel Chapen's (2d Hampshire Co.) regt. of
Mass. militia ; list of officers ; commissioned May 30, 1778.

Hunt, Seth. Private, Capt. Isaac Morton's co., commanded by Lieut. Zaccheus
Thayer subsequent to Oct. 12, 1778, Col. Thomas Poor's regt.; enlisted June 23,
1778; discharged Feb. 25, 1779; service, 8 mos. 15 days, including 12 days (240
miles) travel home; enlistment, 8 months from time of arrival at Peekskill;
also, Capt. Isaac Morton's co.. Col. Poor's regt. ; pay roll for Sept., 1778, dated
Fort Clinton ; also, Capt. James Berry's co.. Col. Poor's regt. ; pay roll for Nov.
and Dec, 1778, dated King's Ferry,

Hunt, Shadrach. Private, Capt. Nathan Harrington's co.. Col. Abijah Stearns's
regt.; enlisted March 31, 1778; service, 3 mos. 2 days; company probably sta-
tioned at Rutland. Roll dated Holden.

Hunt, Sherebiah. Sergeant, Capt. David Moore's co.. Col. John Jacobs's (Light
Infantry) regt. ;. marched Sept. 17 (also given Sept. 18), 1779; arrived at place of
rendezvous and discharged Nov. 20, 1779; service, 2 mos. 7 days, at Rhode Island,
including 3 days (55 miles) travel home ; roll sworn to in Worcester Co. ; also,
pay roll for same service, sworn to at Bolton.

Hunt, Silas. Private, Capt. Oliver Vose's (Milton) co., Col. Robertson's (Robinson's)
regt. ; service, 15 days [probably on the alarm of April 19, 1775] ; company
marched to Roxbury after the fight at Concord and there served before com-
pletion of standing army; also, Capt. John Bradley's (Milton) co.. Col. Benjamin
Gill's regt.; service, 5 days; company marched to Dorchester Neck March 4,
1776, when the forts were erected on the Heights; also, Capt. Josiah Vose's
(Milton) CO. ; service from April 13 to April 26, 1776, 12 days, in defence of sea-
coast; also. Corporal, Capt. William Badcock's co., Col. Pierce's regt. ; marched
from home March 1, 1778; discharged April 3, 1778; service, 1 mo. 4 days, at
Castle Island.

Hunt, Simeon. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Carpenter's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt. ; service, 4 days ; company marched from Rehoboth to Bristol, R. I., on the
alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; also, Lieut. Samuel Brown's co., Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt.; service, 5 days; company marched from Rehoboth to Tiverton, R. I., on
the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780, and there served under Gen. Heath.

Hunt, Simon, Acton. Captain of an Acton co., Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. ; service,
6 days ; company called out at the time of fortifying Dorchester Heights March 4,
1776; also. Captain, 5th co., 3d Middlesex Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of offi-
cers; commissioned March 27, 1776; also. Captain, 4th co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's
regt.; list of officers of a regiment drafted from Middlesex Co. militia and ordered
to march to Horse Neck by Brig. Oliver Prescott Sept. 26, 1776; also, same regt.;
engaged Sept. 27, 1776; discharged Nov. 16, 1776; service, 62 days, including 11
days (212 miles) travel ; order for payment of amount of roll dated at North
Castle and signed by Col. Brooks ; also, same regt. ; company return [year not
given] ; reported in camp at White Plains ; also. Captain, Col. Gerrish's regt. ;
pay abstract for July, 1778, dated Winter Hill ; also, same regt. ; engaged July 3,



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Hunt, Simon, continued.

1778; discharged Dec. 15, 1778; service, 5 mos. 13 days, at and about Winter
Hill ; roll dated Acton ; also, letter from said Hunt to Col. Eleazer Brooks, dated
Acton, Sept. 25, 1778, asking that his resignation of the office of Captain of a com-
pany of militia, on account of dissatisfaction in his command and difficulty in ob-
taining non-commissioned officers, be presented to the Council ; in Council Sept.
30, 1778, resignation not accepted ; also, petition addressed to the Council,
dated Acton, Oct. 15, 1779, signed by said Hunt, asking permission to resign his
commission as Captain of 5th co., Col. Francis Faulkner's (3d Middlesex Co.)
regt., on account of the appointment of a junior officer to the rank of 2d Major;
ordered in Council March 10, 1780, that the resignation be accepted.

Hunt, Simon. Private, Capt. Zachariah Fitch's co.. Col. Samuel Brewer's regt. ; ser-
vice from Aug 23, 1776, to Sept. 30, 1776, 1 mo. 9 days.

Hunt, Simon. Private, Col. John Buttrick's co. of volunteers, Col. Reed's regt.; en-
listed Sept. 28, 1777; discharged Nov. 7, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 11 days, at the time
of taking [Gen.] Burgoyne, including travel home; company detached from Col.
Brooks's regt. to reinforce army under Gen. Gates at the Northward ; Col. But-
trick reported as serving as Captain.

Hunt, Simon, Jr., Acton. Private, Capt. John Hayward's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Abijah Pierce's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 26
days; also, list of men appearing under the heading "Hartwell Brook the first
Everidge;" said Hunt appears among men with Capt. Abishai Brown at Nan-
tasket [year not given] .

Hunt, Stephen, Boston (also given Cambridge). Enlistment agreement dated 1776,
signed by said Hunt and others, engaging themselves to serve in the Continental
Army for the term of 3 years, unless sooner discharged ; also, list of men raised
by the town of Bernardston to serve in the Continental Arm.y, as returned by
Capt. Amasa Sheldon ; residence, Cambridge ; joined Capt. Abijah Child's co. ;
term, 3 years ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
SuflFoIk Co., dated Boston, July 7, 1777; Capt. Child's co.. Col. Greaton's regt.;
also. Private, Capt. Abijah Child's co.. Col. John Greaton's (2d) regt. ; Continen-
tal Army pay accounts for service from May 6, 1777, to Jan. 1, 1778; reported
deserted; also, same co. and regt.; return [year not given] ; residence, Boston;
enlisted for town of Boston ; mustered by Col. Barber.

Hunt, Stephen, Springfield. Private, Capt. Isaac Colton's co., Col. David Brewer's
(9th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 15, 1775 ; service, 2 mos.
21 days; also, company return dated Roxbury, Oct. 7, 1775; also, Capt. Isaac
Colton's CO., Col. Rufus Putnam's (late Brewer's) regt. ; order for bounty coat or
its equivalent in money dated Camp at Roxbury, Nov. 15, 1775.

Hunt, Stephen D., Boston. Order dated Boston, June 3, 1776, signed by said Hunt
and others, Matrosses belonging to Capt. James Swan's (1st Artillery) co., Col.
Crafts's regt., for advance pay, etc., payable to Capt. Swan ; also, Matross, Capt.
James Swan's (1st) co., Col. Thomas Crafts's (Artillery) regt. ; service from Aug.
1, 1776, to Dec. 1, 1776; also, Capt. Philip Marett's (1st) co., Col. Thomas Crafts's
(Artillery) regt. ; service from Dec. 1, 1776, to May 8, 1777, 5 mos. 7 days.

Hunt, Stuaut. Private, Capt. Daniel Scott's (Pownalborough) co., Col. Joseph North's
regt.; service from Sept. 10, 1777, 2 days, defending and retaking a mast-ship
loading in Sheepscot river; company called out on an alarm; also, Capt. Archi-
bald McAllister's co.. Col. "William Jones's regt.; service, 2 days, retaking and
guarding the mast-ship " Gruel ; " roll dated New Castle, Sept. 15, 1777.

Hunt, Thaddeus, Spencer. Private, Capt. Edmund Hodges's co.. Col. Josiah Whit-
ney's regt. ; enlisted May 5, 1777 ; discharged July 5, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 7 days,
travel included, at Rhode Island.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 541

HuxT, Thaddetjs. Private, Capt. Joseph Hosmer's (Concord) co. of Light Infantry,
Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. ; service, 5 days; company marched to Roxbury
March 4, 1776; roll endorsed "Minute-men."

HrNT, Thaddeus. List of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the
first Everidge ; " said Hunt appears among men who went with Lieut. Amos Hos-
mer [year not given] ; reported a Lieutenant.

Hunt, Thomas, Bernardston (also given Greenfield). Private, Capt. Agrippa Wells's
CO., Col. Samuel Williams's regt. of Minute-men, which marched April 20, 1775,
in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 10 days; reported enlisted
into the army May 1, 1775; also, Capt. Agrippa Wells's co., Col. Asa Whit-
comb's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service,
3 mos. 8 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 Prospect Hill, Dec. 22, 1775.

Hunt, Thomas, Paxton. Private, Capt. Phineas Moore's (Paxton) co. of Minute-men,
Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to
Cambridge; service, 8 days.

Hunt, Thomas, Watertown. Private, Capt. Samuel Barnard's co. of militia. Col.
Thomas Gardner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
1 day ; also. Sergeant, Capt. Abner Crafts's co., Lieut. Col. William Bond's (late
Col. Gardner's) 37th regt. ; company return dated Cambridge, Oct. 7, 1775; also,
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge Camp, Feb.
28, 1776.

Hunt, Thomas, Watertown. Private, Capt. Daniel Whiting's co.. Col. Asa Whitcomb's
regt.; muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776; enlisted Dec. 14,
1775; reported re-engaged Nov. 17, 1776, as Private, in Capt. Wellington's (Wil-
lington's) co., Col. Wiggles worth's regt., but to remain in Col. Whitcomb's regt.,
until Dec. 31, 1776; also, Capt. Thomas Willington's co., Col. Edward Wiggles-
worth's regt. ; return [year not given] ; mustered by Capt. Bloomfield ; reported
deserted; also, descriptive list of deserters, endorsed "July 13, 1780;" Capt.
Ebenezer Smith's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (13th) regt.; rank. Private;
age, 30 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, light; hair, brown; occupation,
shoemaker; birthplace, Ireland; residence, Watertown; deserted Feb. 20, 1777.

Hunt, Thomas, Watertown. Captain, Col. Henry Jackson's regt.; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Feb. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported as serving
26 mos. 24 days as Lieutenant, 8 mos. 6 days as Captain ; also. Lieutenant, Capt.
James Jones's co., Col. Jackson's regt.; pay roll for Feb., 1778, dated Guelph
Mills, Pa. ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for June-Aug., 1778, dated Provi-
dence; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Sept., 1778, dated Pawtuxet; also,
same co. and regt.; pay roll for Nov., 1778; also, Lieutenant in command of a
company. Col. Jackson's regt. ; pay rolls for Dec, 1778, and Jan., 1779, dated
Pawtuxet; also. Lieutenant, Capt. James Jones's co.. Col. Jackson's regt.; pay
rolls for Feb. and March, 1779, dated Pawtuxet ; also, 4th co. commanded by said
Hunt, Col. Jackson's regt. ; pay roll for March, 1779, sworn to at Pawtuxet; also.
Captain, 8th co., Col. Jackson's regt.; muster roll for April, 1779, dated Paw-
tuxet; reported promoted to Captain April 24, 1779; also. Captain, 8th co.. Col.
Jackson's (16th) regt.; return dated Camp Providence, July 9, 1779; also, same
CO. and regt. ; return of field, staff, and commissioned officers, dated Boston, July
28, 1779; also. Col. Jackson's regt.; return of officers for clothing, dated Camp
Castle Island, Sept. 23, 1779; also. Captain, 4th co.. Col. Jackson's regt.; pay
roll for Oct., 1779, dated Providence ; also, same co. and regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, return certi-
fied at Camp near Morristown, April 30, 1780, of officers and men belonging to
Col. Lee's, Col. Henley's, and Col. Jackson's regts., and men belonging to Massa-
chusetts in Col. Henry Sherburne's regt., who were incorporated into a regiment



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Hunt, Thomas, continued.

under the command of Col. Henry Jackson, agreeable to the arrangement of April

9, 1779; rank, Lieutenant; residence, Watertown; appointed Feb. 1, 1777; re-
ported promoted to Captain April 24, 1779; also, Captain, Col. Jackson's regt. ;
return of officers, dated Boston, Dec. 7, 1780; also, Captain, Maj. Porter's detach-
ment from 3d Mass. regt. ; returns of effectives between July 11 and July 31,
1783 ; also. Captain, 3d Mass. regt. commanded by Col. Michael Jackson ; list
of officers [year not given] ; reported absent.

Hunt, Thomas. Private, Capt. John Wells's co., Lieut. Col. Timothy Robinson's de-
tachment of Hampshire Co. militia ; muster roll dated Garrison at Ticonderoga,
Feb. 24, 1777; enlistment to expire March 23, 1777; also, Capt. John Wells's co.,
Col. Timothy Robinson's detachment of Hampshire Co. militia; enlisted Jan. 4,
1777; discharged April 1, 1777; service, 88 days, at Ticonderoga; mileage (175
miles) allowed.

Hunt, Thomas. Private, Capt. David Prouty's co.. Col. Job Cushing's (Worcester
Co.) regt. ; company marched July 27, 1777, to reinforce Northern army by order
of Gen. Worner (Warner) and was discharged Aug. 28, 1777; said Hunt with
others reported as having failed to continue in service until regularly discharged
and were therefore not made up on roll. Roll dated Spencer.

Hunt, Thomas. Private, Capt. Benjamin Ward, Jr.'s co. ; enlisted Jan. 22, 1776; dis-
charged June 10, 1776; service, 4 mos. 7 days; reported transferred to the
" Tyrannicide ; " company stationed at Salem for defence of seacoast; also, Mas-
ter's Mate, sloop " Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. John Fisk; engaged June

10, 1776; discharged Sept. 30, 1776; roll dated Salem; also, same vessel and com-
mander; engaged Sept. 30, 1776; discharged Jan. 1, 1777; service, 3 mos.; roll
sworn to at Boston; a/!so, same vessel and commander; engaged Jan. 1, 1777;
discharged Feb. 20, 1777 ; roll sworn to at Boston ; also, 1st Mate, brigantine
" Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. Jonathan Haraden ; engaged Feb. 20, 1777 ;
discharged Aug. 31, 1777 ; roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Hunt, Thomas. 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, Thomas. Receipt dated Paxton, March 22, 1781, for bounty paid said Hunt by
the town of Paxton to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years ;
also, descriptive list of men raised in Worcester Co. to serve in the Continental
Ai-my, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Seth Washburn, Super-
intendent for said county; Capt. Maynard's co., Col. Washburn's regt.; age,



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