Joseph Prime and Others to the Massachusetts Committee of Safety
Berwick, May 15 1775.
GENTLEMEN: This day, on our waiting on Major Wood, on his march to Head-Quarters, we are informed that one Alexander Scammell is appointed Major of the Regiment now raising in the County of York. Mr˙ Scammell lives in New-Hampshire, and has no properly in Berwick or the County of York. We being military officers, in said County of York, not attending the County meeting in advising to the field officers, do approve of the choice at said meeting, that is, Johnson Moulton, First Colonel; J˙ S˙ Scammon, Lieutenant-Colonel; Daniel Wood, Major.
We are, gentlemen, with esteem, yours, &c.
JONA˙ HAMILTON, JUN˙,
JOSEPH PRAY, JUN˙,
To the Committee of Safety at Cambridge, &c˙, &c.