From the Massachusetts Council
[Watertown, Mass.] 1 November 1775. Recommends staff officers in the regiment commanded by Lt. Col. Israel Hutchinson for commissions.1
LS, signed by James Otis, Sr., DLC:GW.
1. Israel Hutchinson (1728–1811) was lieutenant colonel of the Massachusetts regiment formerly commanded by Col. John Mansfield. Hutchinson became colonel of the 27th Continental Infantry on 1 Jan. 1776 and resigned at the end of that year.