Lot 225: 1774-1775 document from Kittery, Maine
January 25, 2017
Wells, ME, USA
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Description: [MAINE] An 1774-1775 document from Kittery, Maine concerning two men from that town who served in the Revolutionary War. WILLIAM HOLBROOK, Captain. Enlisted or drafted in December, 1776, for three months' service, to command a company in Col. J. Frost's regiment of Massachusetts State Troops for service in Connecticut and New York, as reinforcement to the Continental Army. Discharged in March, 1777. Was commissioned Captain April 29, 1776, of the second Kittery company of militia. Born at Kittery. Married Elizabeth Underwood, at Kittery, May 4, 1780, both residents of Kittery. Lived at Kittery Point. And ROBERT FOLLETT, Captain and Master. Commanded a company of Artillery at Kittery Point, Me., by return of Nov. 5, 1775. Was appointed Master of the Continental frigate, "Raleigh" Capt. T. Thompson, June 24, 1776; was discharged about Jan. 1, 1777. About 7-1/4 x 5 in. VG.
Condition Report: VG