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State of Newhampshear Hillsborough S s
(Seal) To Lert John Hall Constable for the Town of Darryfield Greeting
You are hearby Required in the Name of the Goverment and People of this State to warn all the free holders and Inhabitants of the Town of Darryfield Quallifyed By Law to vote in Town meetings that they assemble and meet at the meetinghouse in Said Darryfield on thursday the Seventh Day of September Next at one of the Clock in the afternoon to act on the following articals (viz)
1 stly to Choose a moderator to Regulate Said meeting
2dly to Draw two men out of the Box to Serve on the pettit Jury at the Next Superior Court to be holden at amharst on the fourth tuesday of September next
3dly to See if the Town will vote to pay the Juriors aney thing this year and how mutch
4thly to see if the town will vote to pay for one Days preaching that we have had this year more than hath Bin all Ready voted
5thly to see if the Town will vote to Choose a Colector to Collect the Remainder of the Corn Rate that is Dew to Ebenezer Newman for his Servis Last year and on what termes
6thly to See if the town will Vote to Choose a Committy to Exammin who hath bin out Publick Servis in this unoctural war and how mutch time they have Bin out and how mutch money hath Bin paid By Indeviduals and By whome: in order to make an Average through the Town that Everry man may have Justis Done him in Carrying on the Same
rythly to see what use the town will vote to have the money poot too that the Committee Received of Levt David Starrett as part of Elizebeth marcyes Estate
Make proper return of this warrant and your Doings there on to us on or before Said Day for holding Said meeting
fail not as you would avoid the penalty of the Law
Given under our hand and Seal at Darryfield the twenty Second Day of August 1780
Jonathan Russ Samuel Moor Select men
Darryfield Septembr the yth 1780
In obediance to the within Precipt I have warned all the Inhabitants of time and place according to the Custome of this town
John Hall Constable Recorded September the 8th 1780
pr me Asael Smith Town Clerk
State of Newhampshear Hillsborough Ss Darryfield September the yth 1780
At a meeting of the free holders and other Inhabitants of the town of Darryfield Legally warned and Conveand
1 Voted Levt John Hall moderator
2 Drew from the Box mr Abel huse and Levt John Little to Serve on the Pettit Jury at the Next Superior Court to Be holden at Amharst on the fourth tuesday of this Instant September
3dly Voted that the Juriors Shall have one hundred and fifty Dollars pr man that Shall attend the Superior Court to be holden at Amharst on the fourth tuesday of this Instant Seper as pettit Juriors
4thly voted to pay for the one Days preaching
5thly voted to pass this artical till the Next artical is acted on
6thly voted to Chooss a Committy to Exammin into the affair of Carrying on the war
also voted that the Said Committy Consist of three parsons and voted that Levt Ebenezer Stevens and Asael Smith and James Gorman be Said Committy
voted to dismiss the fifth artical till the Next meeting and then to act thereon as occation Shall Require
yly voted that the money Belonging to Elizebath Marcyes Estate Shall Remain in the hands of the Selectmen till the Town Call for the same
Pr me Asael Smith Town Clerk
State of Newhampshear Hillsborough SS
(Seal) To Levt John Hall Constable for the town of Derryfield Greeting
You are hearby Requered in the Name of the goverment and people of this state to warn all the freeholders and Inhabitants of the Town of Derryfield quallifyed By Law to vote in Town meetings that they meet at the meeting House in Said Town on tuesday the thirteenth Day of february next at twelve o Clock on Said Day to act on the following (viz)
1firstly to Chooes a moderator to Regulate Said meeting
2dly Secondly to See what Method the town will to Rais our Quota of men whitch we are Called upon for By the Court toards Compleating the Continantal army
3ly to see if the town will vote to abate the Solders that have been out in the publick Service for three years from this town one years tax after there Return also aney that may Try age (?) for three years
make proper Return of this warrant and your Doings there on unto us on or Before the Said Day for holding Said meeting
given under our hand and Scal at Derryfield this twentyninth Day of January 1781
A proper Return maid and Signd
John Hall Constable
Hillsborough S s
at a meeting of the freeholders and Inhabitants of the Town of Derryfield Legally Called and Conveand at the meeting house in Said town on tuesday the thirteenth Day of february 1781
11 voted Con' John Goffe Esq' moderator
214 voted that the Expense of the wor Shall Be Defrayed By a town Tax Ievied on the poles and Estates
3 voted to Ajourn this meeting to Levt John Halls west Room
Levt Halls west Room meet according to ajournment and the meeting Called
4thly voted to Chooes a Committy to Hire our Quota of the men whitch we are Called upon for By the court toards Compleeting the Continantal army, and that Said Committy Shall give securitty to Sutch men for pay as they Shall Ingage as Solders for the Space of three years to Compleat Said army: in Behalf of Said town, and that the Security that Said Committy Shall fiend Nessessary to give to Said Solders in Behalf of Said town Shall be valed and Be punctually proformed and paid By said Town
5thly voted that Capt Samuel moor Levt John Hall and Capt John Hervey Be Said Committy
6thly voted that the town will pay the Expenses of Said Committy Nessessarily Expended in Said Buisness
ythly voted that the Continantal Solders that was out in the three years Service Last and are Now Come home Shall Be abated there pole tax for one year after there Return*
*Through the courtesy of Mr. Fred W. Lamb, of this city, as the outcome of his painstaking research, I am able to give the following list of soldiers from Derryfield who served in the Rev. olution:
DERRYFIELD MEN IN THE FIRST NEW HAMPSHIRE REGTENT.
John Stark, Colonel.
gthly voted that all Sutch men as shall Ingage in the publick Service tor three years for this Town Shall Be Cleard from paing aney pole tax for the Space of one year after there Return
Of these men John Stark, Archibald Stark, Caleb Stark, John Moore, Benjamin George, Benjamin Baker, Nathaniel Boyd, Charles Emerson, George Emerson, John Goffe, Arthur Hart, Lemuel Harvey, Nathaniel Martin, Timothy Martin, David McKnight, John C. McNeil, Goffe Moore, David Farmer, and William Boyd were present at Bunker Hill. David Farmer was with Stark at Bennington. Nathaniel Martin was with Arnold in his march to Canada, and was taken prisoner at Quebec.
DERRYFIELD MEN SERVING IN OTHER REGIMENTS THAN THE FIRST
NEW HAMPSHIRE: Theophilus Griffin.
Ebenezer Newman. Timothy Dow.
Robert Cunningham, Jr. Enoch Harvey.
William Nutt. Samuel Harvey.
Captain Samuel Moore. John Nutt.
John Hanson. Robert McKnight.
Benjamin Stevens. James McCalley.
Mark Duty. Nathaniel Baker.
Peter Emerson. Alexander McMurphy.
Moses Chandler. James Thompson.
Archibald Gamble. Ebenezer Costa.
Amos Martin. Oliver Emerson.
Lieutenant Daniel Hall.
Of these men Theophilus Griffin, Enoch Harvey, and John Nutt were with Stark at Bennington.
Isaac Huse was in the Massachusetts service.
Samuel Blodget, according to Chase's History of Haverhill, Mass., was actively engaged on the field at Bunker Hill.
This list has been compiled from the “New Hampshire Revolutionary Rolls," Potter's "History of Manchester,” Kidder's "First New Hampshire Regiment," Gilmore's "Capt. John Moore's Company at Bunker Hill,” Gilmore's “Roll of New Hampshire Men at Bennington,” and Gilmore's “Roll of New Hampshire Men at Bunker Hill.”
While this list may not be complete, it is the only one I have seen.-ED.