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enlisted Aug. 20, 1777; discharged Aug. 23, 1777; service, 5 days, including 2
days (40 miles) travel home ; company marched to Bennington on the alarm of
Aug. 20, 1777; also. Corporal, Capt. Joseph Cutler's co. of volunteers; service, 32
days, in Northern department; company raised in Western (Warren) and Oak-
ham, and marched Sept. 24, 1777, to join army under Gen. Gates.



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Hunter, James. Private, Capt. Jonathan Rice's co.. Col. Samuel Bullard's regt. ; en-
listed Au!?. 17, 1777; discharged Oct. 21, 1777; service, 2 mos. 14 days, including
9 days (180 miles) travel home ; company ordered to march to reinforce Northern
army. Roll dated Sudbury.

Hunter, John, Braintree. Private, Capt. Seth Turner's co., Col. Benjamin Lincoln's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, from South Precinct in
Braintree ; service, 4 days.

Hunter, John, Deerfield. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental
Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as
received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Spring-
field, July 8, 1780; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, ruddy; en-
gaged for town of Deerfield; marched to camp July 8, 1780, under command
of Ebenezer Kent, Esq. ; also, list of men raised for the 6 months service and re-
turned 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
Deerfield for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched July 7, 1780 ;
discharged Dec. 7, 1780 ; service, 5 mos. 7i days, including travel (150 miles)
home.

Hunter, John, 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.

Hunter, John, Shelburne. Private, Capt. Samuel Taylor's co.. Col. Nicholas Dike's
regt.; pay abstract for mileage, dated Roxbury, Sept. 17, 1776; also, same
CO. and regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from place of discharge
home, dated Dorchester Heights, Nov. 28, 1776 ; said Hunter credited with allow-
ance for 6 days (116 miles) ; also, Capt. Lawrence Kemp's co., Col. Leonard's
regt.; enlisted Feb. 23, 1777; discharged April 10, 1777; service, 47 days, at
Ticonderoga; also, Capt. Benjamin Phillips's co.. Col. Elisha Porter's (Hamp-
shire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 10, 1777; discharged Aug. 12, 1777; service, 38
days, in Northern department, including travel (100 miles) home; also, Capt.
Abel Dinsmor's co.. Col. Elisha Porter's (Hampshire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 24,
1779; discharged Aug. 31, 1779; service, 1 mo. 13 days, at New London, Conn.,
including 5 days (102 miles) travel.

Hunter, John, Worcester. List of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master
for Worcester Co. ; Capt. Treadwell's co., Col. Crane's regt.; mustered May 20,
1777; term, 3 years; also, Matross, Capt. William Treadwell's co.. Col. John
Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from May
7, 1777, to May 9, 1780 ; residence, Worcester.

Hunter, John. Receipt dated May 14, 1783, signed by said Hunter, for wages for
service to May 10, 1783, on board the frigate " Hague," commanded by Capt. John
Manley.

Hunter, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Dan. Haws's co., Col. Samuel Holden Parsons's
(10th) regt.; enlistment agreement in which said Hunter and others engaged to
serve until Jan. 15,



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