From the Massachusetts Council
[Watertown, Mass.] 1 November 1775. Recommends officers in the regiment commanded by Lt. Col. William Bond for commissions.1
LS, signed by James Otis, Sr., DLC:GW.
1. William Bond (d. 1776) was lieutenant colonel of the Massachusetts regiment formerly commanded by Col. Thomas Gardner. Bond served as colonel of the 25th Continental Infantry from 1 Jan. 1776 until his death the following August. For commissions for his regiment, see also Bond to GW, 26 Nov. 1775.