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24 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, light; occupation, farmer; engaged
for town of Paxton; engaged Feb. 1, 1781; term, 3 years; also, Private, Capt.
Seth Banister's co., Col. William Shepard's (4th) regt. ; muster rolls for May and
July, 1781, dated Phillipsborough ; enlisted March 1, 1781; enlistment, 3 years;
also, muster roll for Aug., 1781, dated Camp at Peekskill; also, muster roll for
Sept., 1781, dated Continental Village ; also, muster rolls for Oct., 1781-Feb., 1782,
dated York Hutts ; reported sick in hospital ; also, return of the sick belonging to
1st brigade in hospital at New Windsor, dated Dec. 24, 1781 ; 4th Mass. regt.

Hunt, Thomas. List of prisoners to be returned in exchange for British prisoners sent
to New York in the cartel *' Favorite," as returned by Robert Pierpont, Commis-
sary of Prisoners [year not given] ; said Hunt, a Seaman, to be exchanged for
Smart Parbuy, Seaman.

Hunt, Timothy, 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, 5 days; also, Capt. Edward Farmer's co., Col. Jonathan Reed's
regt.; enlisted Sept. 29, 1777; discharged Nov. 8, 1777; service, 41 days; com-
pany marched to reinforce Northern army.



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HrNT, Timothy. Corporal, Capt. Joseph Boynton's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt. ;
engaged June 24, 1778 ; service to Jan. 1, 1779, 6 raos. 13 days, travel included, at
Rhode Island ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls dated North Kingston, Nov.

6, 1778, East Greenwich, Sept. 17, Sept. 28, Nov. 12, and Dec. 29, 1778.

Hunt, Uriah, Sudbury. Receipt for advance pay, given to Micah Goodenow,
dated Cambridge, June 29, 1775, signed by said Hunt and others [service ren-
dered in Capt. Moore's co., Col. Nixon's regt., of which company Micah Good-
now was 1st Lieutenant] ; also, Private, Capt. David Moore's co.. Col. John
Nixon's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 22, 1775; service, 2
mos. 15 days ; also, company return dated Sept. 30, 1775 ; also, Capt. Jonathan
Rice's CO., Col. Samuel Bullard's regt.; enlisted Aug. 17, 1777; discharged Nov.
29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 24 days, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home;
company ordered to march to reinforce Northern army.

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

Hunt, Willard, Holliston. Private, Capt. Staples Chamberlin's (Holliston) co. of
militia, Col. Samuel Bullard's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775, to Roxbury ; service, 10 days.

Hunt, William, Brunswick. Sergeant, Capt. James Curtis's co. ; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 15, 1775; service, 3 mos. 2 days; also, Capt. James
Curtis's CO., Col. James Cargill's regt.; enlisted Aug. 9, 1775; service, 5 mos. 5
days, in defence of seacoast.

Hunt, William, Gorham. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Array from
Capt. Samuel Whitmore's (Gorham) co.. Col. Reuben Fogg's (3d Cumberland
Co.) regt., as returned to Capt. Briant Morton; residence, Gorham; engaged for
town of Gorham; joined Capt. Mayberry's co.. Col. Francis's regt.; term, 3
years, to expire Dec. -, 1779; also, Private, Capt. Mayberry's co., Col. Benjamin
Tupper's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Richard Maybery's co., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt. ;
subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Dec. 16, 1776, to time of arrival at
Bennington; credited with 95i^ days allowance; 351 miles travel allowed said
Hunt; also, Capt. Mayberry's co., Col. Tupper's regt.; return dated Jan. 25,
1778; mustered by Maj. Ilsley, County Muster Master, and by Col. Varrick,
Continental Muster Master; also, same regt. ; muster roll for March, 1779, dated
West Point; reported transferred to Light Infantry co. April 1, 1779; also, Capt.
Samuel Page's (Light Infantry) co., Col. Tupper's regt. ; muster roll dated West
Point, April 5, 1779.

Hunt, William, Milton. Private, Capt. Moses Draper's co., Lieut. Col. William
Bond's (late Col. Gardner's) 37th regt. ; company return dated Prospect Hill, Oct.

7, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Prospect
Hill, Dec. 27, 1775.

Hunt, William, Northbridge. Private, Capt. William Henry's co. ; enlisted Oct. 6,
1779; discharged Nov. 10, 1779; service, 1 mo. 7 days, at Castle and Governor's
Islands, including travel home ; company raised in Worcester Co.

Hunt, William, Plymouth. Letter from David Tilden, Superintendent for Plymouth
Co., to Brigadier War[ren] ?, dated Pembroke, June 22, 1778, stating that he had
sent forward ten men under the care of said Hunt, who had been raised in Plym-
outh Co., agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778 ; also, 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. Cotton's regt.; age, 20 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; com-
plexion, light; residence, Plymouth; arrived at Fishkill July 2, 1778; also, list



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Hunt, Williajvi, continued.

of men returned as received of Jonathan AVaruer, Commissioner, by Capt. John
Santford, of Col. Malcom's regt. [year not given].

Hunt, William, Watertown. Receipt given to the Selectmen of Groton, dated June
19, 1775, signed b}' said Hunt, Supply Master, for powder for the use of the
Colony ; also, receipt given to the Committee of Hutchinson (Barre), dated Water-
town, July 5, 1775, signed by said Hunt, Agent of Supplies, for blankets for the
use of the Colony; a^so, return for wages and rations of the assistant commis-
saries of issues, etc., emploj'ed in the several magazines and issuing stores in
Massachusetts, endorsed " Aug'st 21st 1779; " said Hunt reported Assistant Com-
missary of Issues at magazine at Watertown ; also, account [year not given] of
goods delivered said Hunt for the use of the Continental Army ; reported as Agent
for the Mass. Colony at Watertown.

Hunt, William. Private, Capt. Phineas Stearns's co. ; ser\-ice, 2 days; company
marched from Watertown l)y order of Gen. Washington to reinforce army at the
time of taking Dorchester Heights in March, 1776.

Hunt, William. 3d Corporal, Capt. William Lithgow's co. ; marched March 11, 1776 ;
service to May 31, 1776, 2 mos. 21 days; company stationed at Falmouth, Cum-
berland Co., for defence of seacoast; also. Corporal, same co. ; service from May
31, 1776, to Aug. 31, 1776, 3 mos. ; 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 Nov. 23, 1776, 2 mos. 23 days ; company sta-
tioned at Falmouth, Cumberland Co., for defence of seacoast.

Hunt, William. List of men subscribing to regulations for formation of an Inde-
pendent CO. to be raised in Boston; officers of said Boston Independent co. com-
missioned in Council Dec. 7, 1776; Maj. Gen. John Hancock to serve as Colonel,
Col. Henry Jackson to serve as Lieutenant Colonel.

Hunt, William. Private, Capt. Sylvanus Martin's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt. ;
service, 16 days ; company marched from Rehoboth to Bristol, R. I., on the alarm
of Dec. 8, 1776. Roll sworn to at Rehoboth.

Hunt, William. List of men belonging to Capt. James Hills's co.. Col. John Dag-
gett's regt., who served at Bristol for 3 months from Dec. 28, 1776.

Hunt, William. Private, in a detachment from Capt. Samuel Thacher's co. com-
manded by Ensign Joseph Bates ; service, 26 days, guarding stores at " Colton
Manna,"N. Y., inl77G.

Hunt, William. Private, Capt. Gideon Burt's co.. Col. David Leonard's regt. ; en-
listed March 2, 1777; discharged April 10, 1777; service, 40 days; mileage to
camp (190 miles) allowed; company inarched to reinforce Northern Army at
Ticonderoga.

Hunt, William. Private, Capt. Robert Davis's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; service, 37
days ; company raised for service on a secret expedition to Rhode Island. Roll
sworn to in Suffolk Co., Dec. 4, 1777.

Hunt, William. Corporal, 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, William. Marine, ship "General Putnam," commanded by Capt. Daniel
Waters; engaged July 15 (also given July 12), 1779; service to Sept. 7, 1779, 1
mo. 22 days, on Penobscot expedition. Roll sworn to in Suflfolk Co.

Hunt, William. Private, Capt. Caleb Keep's co., Col. Israel Chapen's regt. ; enlisted
Oct. 25, 1779; discharged Nov. 21, 1779; service, 1 mo. 4 days, at Claverack, in-
cluding 6 days (120 miles) travel home ; regiment raised to reinforce Continental
Army for 3 months.



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Hunt, William. Corporal, Capt. Jabez Bullock's co., Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt.;
entered service Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9 days, under Gen.
Heith (Heath) at Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780. Roll sworn to
at Rehoboth.

Hunt, William. Seaman, State sloop " Winthrop," commanded by Capt. George
Little; engaged Oct. 1, 1782; discharged Nov. 25, 1782; service, 1 mo. 24 days;
roll sworn to at Boston ; also, agreement [year not given] signed by said Hunt
and others, engaging themselves to serve on board the armed sloop " Winthrop,"
commanded bj- Capt. George Little, for 6 months from time of sailing from Boston,
unless sooner discharged.

Hunt, Zachariah, Weymouth. Private, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co.. Col. David
Cushing's regt. ; enlisted March 20, 1778 ; discharged April 4, 1778 ; service, 16
days, under Maj. Thomas Lathrop at Hull; also, Capt. John Lincoln's co.. Col.
Joseph Webb's regt. ; marched to camp Aug. 16, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1781 ;
service, 3 mos. 28 days, including 3 days preceding march and travel (240 miles)
home.

Hunter, . [This name also appears under the form of Huntter.]

Hunter, Abraham. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Thomas Whipple's 5th (New Braintree) co..
Col. James Convers's (4th Worcester Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers
chosen by the several companies in said regiment, dated Brookfield, May 14, 1776;
ordered in Council May 31, 1776, that said officers be commissioned; reported
commissioned May 31, 1776; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Thomas Whipple's co.. Col.
James Converse's (Worcester Co.) regt.; service, 3 days; company marched
towards Providence on an alarm in July, 1777 ; roll dated New Braintree.

Hunter, Adam, Topsham. Sergeant, Capt. Reed's co., Col. John Brooks's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
also. Corporal, Capt. John Reed's co.. Col. Alden's regt.; return dated Jan. 12,
1778; residence, Topsham; enlisted for town of Topsham; mustered by Col.
Sewall, Muster Master for Lincoln Co., and by a Continental Muster Master;
also, Capt. Reed's co., (late) Col. Alden's regt. ; return of men who were in camp
before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subsequently except on fur-
lough, certified at Cherry Valley, Feb. 24, 1779; also. Sergeant, Capt. Reed's co.,
(late) Col. Ichabod Alden's (6th) regt. ; muster roll for March and April, 1779,
dated Cherry Valley; enlisted Dec. 1, 1776; enlistment, 3 years.

Hunter, Alexander, Dartmouth. List of men mustered subsequent to Jan. 17, 1778,
by James Leonard, Muster Master for Bristol Co., dated March 17, 1778; Col.
William Lea's (Lee's) regt. ; engaged for town of Rehoboth ; also, Private, Lieut.
Colonel's co., Col. Henry Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Nov. 14, 1777, to Dec. 22, 1780; also, Lieut. Mel. L. Woolsey's co..
Col. Jackson's regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. William S. Smith; pay roll for
Oct., 1778; said Hunter credited with service from May 1, 1778, to Sept. 1, 1778,
and from Sept. 30, 1778, to Nov. 1, 1778, 5 mos. ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll
for Nov., 1778; also, Lieut. Col. David Cobb's co.. Col. Jackson's regt.; muster
roll for April, 1779, dated Pawtuxet; enlisted Nov. 14, 1777; also, 2d co. com-
manded by Lieut. Thomas Edwards, Col. Jackson's regt. ; company return certi-
fied at Camp Providence, July 13, 1779 ; credited to town of Bedford ; also, Lieut.
Col. Cobb's (2d) co.. Col. Jackson's regt.; pay rolls for July and Oct., 1779;
also, Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Henry Jackson's regt. ; regimental return made up
to Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at Providence; also, return certified at Camp near
Morristown, April 30, 1780, of officers and men belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Hen-
ley's, and Col. Jackson'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; Lieut.
Colonel's co. ; rank, Private; residence, Dartmouth; engaged for town of Reho-



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Hunter, Alexander, continued.

both ; engaged Dec. 22, 1777 ; term, 3 years ; family of said Hunter reported as at
Dartmouth; also, Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Jackson's regt. ; pay roll for April,
1780 ; also, Lieut. Col. Cobb's co.. Col. Jackson's (16th) regt. ; pay rolls for May-
July, 1780.

Hunter, Alexander. Seaman, ship " Protector," commanded by Capt. John Foster
Williams ; engaged Feb. 16, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 17, 1780 ; service, 6 mos. 1 day ;
also, same vessel and commander ; engaged Sept. 27, 1780 ; service, 7 mos. 8 days ;
reported captured May .5, 1781 ; also, same vessel ; wages allowed said Hunter
from May 5, 1781, to date of return from captivity, Aug. 14, 1782, 15 mos. 9 days.

Hunter, Andrew, New Braintree. Corporal, Capt. Edmund Hodges's co., Col. Josiah
Whitney's regt. ; enlisted May 5, 1777 ; discharged July 5, 1777 ; service, 2 mos.
7 days, travel included, at Rhode Island.

Hunter, Andrew. Private, Capt. Thomas Whipple's co., Col. James Converse's
(Worcester Co.) regt.; service, 3 days; company marched towards Providence
on an alarm in July, 1777. Roll dated New Braintree.

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

Hunter, Archibald, Boston. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army,
as returned by Capt. Samuel Ward and Capt. Thomas Nash to Col. David Cush-
ing, at Hingham; residence, Boston; engaged for town of Weymouth; joined
Capt. James Jones's co.. Col. Henry Jackson's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also, list of
men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston,
June 8, 1777; Capt. Langdon's co.. Col. Henry Jackson's regt.; also, Private,
Capt. Peter Dolliver's co.. Col. Henry Jackson's regt.; pay rolls for June-Aug.,
1778, dated Providence; reported sick at Lancaster hospital; also, same co. and
regt.; pay roll for Sept., 1778; also, same co. and regt.; pay rolls for Nov.,
1778, and Feb., 1779, dated Gan-ison at Pawtuxet; also, return certified 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 Massachusetts in Col.
Henry Sherburne's regt., who were incorporated into a regiment under the com-
mand of Col. Henry Jackson, agreeable to the arrangement of April 9, 1779; rank.
Private; residence, Boston; engaged June 3, 1777; term, 3 j'ears; said Hunter
appears among men belonging to Col. Henry Jackson's regt. who had been dis-
charged from the rolls prior to above arrangement; reported deserted March 1,
1779 ; family of said Hunter reported as at Boston.

Hunter, Benjamin. Return for rations allowed in Quartermaster General's depart-
ment, dated Fishkill, Aug. 14, 1781 ; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1782; reported a
wagoner.

Hunter, Charles. Private, Capt. John Reed's co., Col. James Hunter's corps; en-
listed Aug. 30, 1782 ; discharged Nov. 20, 1782 ; service, 2 mos. 20 days ; company
raised for defence of eastern Massachusetts.

Hunter, Dan., Marblehead. Seaman, ship "Essex" (privateer), commanded by
Capt. John Cathcart ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to in Suffolk Co.,
June 12, 1780 ; age, 26 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; residence, Marblehead.

HuNTKii, David, Marlborough. Private, Capt. Cyprian How's co., which marched on
ihe alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge ; service, 5 days ; company dismissed
May 4, 1775, by order of Col. Jonathan Ward; also, Capt. Silas Gates's co., Col.
Ward's regt. ; return for mileage to and from camp, dated Dorchester, Jan. 13,
1776; mileage (60 miles) allowed said Hunter; also, Capt. Silas Gates's co. ; pay
abstract for seiwice in Dec. [1775] and Jan., 1776 ; enlisted Dec. 4, 1775; company
raised in Marlborough, Southborough, and Northborough ; also, company receipt



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Hunter, David, continued.

given to Capt. Gates, for mileage and travel allowance from Albany home, dated
Marlborough, March 14, 1777; also, Capt. William Morse's co. of volunteers, Col.
Jonathan Read's regt. ; enlisted Oct. 2, 1777; discharged Nov. 8, 1777; service, 1
mo. 7 days ; company marched from Marlborough to assist army under Gen.
Gates.

HrNTER, David, New Braintree. Fifer, Capt. John Grainger's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Learned's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 1, 1775 ; service, 3
mos., 1 week, 1 day; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; also, Corporal,
Capt. Thomas Whipple's co.. Col. James Converse's (Worcester Co.) regt.; ser-
vice, 3 days; company marched towards Providence on an alarm in July, 1777.

Hunter, David. Private, Capt. Hugh McClallen's co.. Col. Samuel Williams's regt.,
which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, from
Colrain and Shelburne; service, 10 days; reported enlisted into the army May 1,
1775; also, Capt. Lawrence Kemp's co.. Col. Leonard's regt.; enlisted Feb. 23,
1777; discharged April 10, 1777; service, 47 days, at Ticonderoga; also, receipt
given to the Selectmen of Shelburne, dated Shelburne, Sept. 22, 1777, signed by
said Hunter and others, for mileage, etc., from Shelburne to Stillwater, 112
miles ; Capt. John Wells certifies that the men whose names appear upon above
receipt went out of the town with him ; also, Capt. John Wells's co., Col. David
Wells's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 22, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 23, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 2
days, in Northern department; company raised from Hampshire Co. militia;
roll dated Shelburne.

Hunter, David. Private, Capt. Edmund Longley's co., Col. Cogswell's regt. ; enlisted
Oct. 1, 1778; discharged Dec. 31, 1778; service, 3 mos. 1 day; company detached
to guard and fortify posts at and about Boston.

Hunter, Edward, New Braintree. Private, Capt. John Grainger's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Jonathan Warner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 1 week; also, Capt. John Grainger's co.. Col. Ebenezer Learned's regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; service, 3 mos., 1 week,
6 days; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; also, return of men raised to
serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Thomas Whipple's and Capt. Francis
Stone's COS., of New Braintree, Col. James Converse's (4th Worcester Co.) regt..
Gen. Warner's brigade; residence. New Braintree; engaged for town of New
Braintree; joined Capt. Holden's (also given Capt. Harwood's) co.. Col. Nick-
son's (Nixon's) regt. ; term, during war (also given 3 years) ; also, list of men
mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co. ; Capt. Har-
wood's CO., Col. Nixon's regt. ; mustered May 9, 1777; also, Private, Capt. Abel
Holden's co.. Col. Thomas Nixon's regt. ; return of men who were in camp on or
before Aug. 15, 1777, certified at camp near Peekskill, Feb. 16, 1779; reported
died Nov. 3, 1777.

Hunter, Edward. Corporal, Capt. John Gleason's co. ; list of men endorsed " North
Kingston, June 26th 1777 ; " deposition made by Micah Balcom July 26, 1844,
states that he engaged the first part of May, 1777, in Capt. Gleason's co.. Col.
Josiah Whitney's regt., and rendered 2 mos. 8 days service at Rhode Island ; said
company was made up of men from Marlborough, Stow, Sudbury, Framingham,
Natick, Sherburne, HoUiston, and Hopkinton.

Hunter, Edward. Surgeon's Mate, Col. Howe's (Middlesex Co.) regt. ; list of officers
appointed to a regiment detached from militia to reinforce the Continental Army
for 3 months, agreeable to resolve of June 22, 1779; commissioned July 12, 1780;
also. Surgeon's Mate, Col. Cyprian How's regt.; appointed July 12, 1780; dis-
charged Oct. 22, 1780; service, 3 mos. 14 days; regiment raised frum Middlesex
Co. militia to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months and stationed at Rhode
Island.



548 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Hunter, Henry. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Cornelius Turner's 6th (2d Bristol) co., 3d
Lincoln Co. regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers chosen by the several companies
in said regiment, as returned by William Jones and others, field officers ; ordered
in Council May 8, 1776, that said officers he commissioned ; reported commis-
sioned May 8, 1776; also, list of officers chosen in 6th co., Col. William Jones's
(3d Lincoln Co.) regt. of Mass. militia, dated Bristol, July 1, 1777; said Hunter,
Lieutenant, chosen Captain in place of Cornelius Turner; ordered in Council Aug.
26, 1777, that said officers be commissioned; reported commissioned Aug. 21,
1777; also, Captain, Col. Jones's regt.; service, 2 days, on an alarm, in defence
of a ship loading with masts at Sheepscot river ; roll dated New Castle, Sept. 15,
1777.

Hunter, Hugh. List of men raised in Hampshire Co. to serve in the Continental Army
for the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779, as returned by Noah
Goodman, Superintendent; also, list of men returned as received of Noah Good-
man, Superintendent for Hampshire Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner, dated
Springfield; also, descriptive list of men returned as received of Justin Ely, Com-
missioner, by Capt. James Cooper, at Springfield, July 19, 1779; Capt. Wells's
CO., Col. Wells's regt.; age, 20 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; hair, light; engaged for
town of Shelburne ; also, Colonel's co.. Col. Michael Jackson's (8th) regt. ; entered
service July 12, 1779; discharged April 12, 1780; term, 9 months; also. Private,
Capt. Oliver Shattuck's co., in a regiment commanded by Lieut. Col. Barnabas
Sears; enlisted Aug. 12, 1781; discharged Nov. 8, 1781; service, 3 mos. 2 days,
including 5 days (100 miles) travel home ; regiment raised from Hampshire Co.
militia to serve for 3 months ; roll dated Deerfield.

Hunter, Isaac, Greenwich. Private, Capt. Joseph Hooker's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Ruggles Woodbridge's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the
alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 15 days.

Hunter, James, Topsham. Official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives,
dated Jan. 30, 1776; said Hunter chosen 2d Major, Col. Samuel McCobb's (1st
Lincoln Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; appointment concurred in by Council Feb. 8,
1776; reported commissioned Feb. 8, 1776; also, list of officers chosen by the
several companies in 1st Lincoln Co. regt., as returned by Dummer Sewall, John
Huse, and said Hunter, field officers; ordered in Council July 1, 1776, that said
officers be commissioned ; also. Major, Col. Joseph North's regt. ; list of officers
appointed to command men raised in the year 1776 in accordance with an act
passed to raise one-fourth of the men in Lincoln Co., as returned to Maj. Gen.
James Warren by Samuel Harnden; a^so, 2d Major, Col. Samuel McCobb's (Lin-
coln Co.) regt. ; regimental return made by Lieut. Col. Dummer Sewall, dated
Georgetown, Nov. 19, 1779; appointed Feb. 14, 1776; also, 1st Major, Col. Samuel
McCobb's regt., Gen. Lovell's brigade; service from July 4, 1779, to Sept. 26,
1779, 2 mos. 22 days ; also. Colonel of a corps raised for defence of eastern Massa-
chusetts; engaged March 13, 1782; discharged Nov. 20, 1782; service, 8 mos. 8
days.

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

Hunter, James. Private, Capt. David Cowden's co., 4th Hampshire Co. regt. ; marched
Aug. 17, 1777; discharged Aug. 20, 1777; service, 6 days, including 3 days (60
miles) travel home; company marched under command of Lieut. Col. Ruggles
Woodbridge on the alarm at Bennington of Aug. 17, 1777.

Hunter, James. Private, Capt. John Crawford's co.. Col. James Converse's regt.;



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