Falmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
June 15, 1780
A handwritten American Revolution muster roll listing the names of seventeen soldiers from Falmouth, Massachusetts. The top of the list has information addressed to the Commissioner Justin Ely from the Superintendent Nathan Freeman. The list is drawn up as a table with seven columns: [Names / Description of Persons / Ages / Stature, feet, inches / Place of Abode / Regiment from which procured / Company from which procured]. The initial list has sixteen soldiers listed including, Paul Cuffee, an African American man. Below the list is the signature of Nathan Freeman, Superintendent for the County of Barnstable. Below his signature is the addition of a seventeenth name. The back of the document has additional address information.