ovember, 1777, to guard the troops of the Convention at Watertown, and remained until the following April. Twenty others went in January, and six for 15 days in July.
The Committee also give a long list of persons who gave from £ 2 to £ 30 each to procure men for the Continental Army.
Fourteen men went to the Boston and Roxbury lines in the spring of 1778, and fourteen others advanced money to procure men to go to Rhode Island in the summer following.
Five went to escort prisoners to Rutland.
Fifteen, who went to the lines in August of the same year, were allowed £ 2 each.
The total sum of the allowances reported by the Committee was £ 3,308 6s. 4d. The report was accepted by the town and the money granted.
At the same meeting Captain Abraham Peirce and John Bright were appointed a Committee to procure men for the war whenever there should be a call for more troops.
Nathan Lock, the last survivor of these patriots of a century ago, who pledged their lives, their fortune