Capt. John Alger's Pay roll for such soldiers in his company as assisted the People of Strafford in their retreat, also the service of horses employed by said service. Thetford, 14 August, 1777.
Name: Jared Alger Days: 6 Wages per day: 4.6 Total: 1.17.0." [1 pound, 17 shillings, 0 pence.]
Name: Silas Alger Days: 4 Wages per day: 4.6 Days for horse: 2 Horses wages: 4. Total: 1.0.0." [1 pound, 0 shillings, 0 pence.] John Alger, Capt.
Thetford, 15th August, 1777. Then received of Major Israel Smith..., being in full for all the service done by the company under my command in Strafford, both for scouting and assisting the people in their retreat and moving and taking care of tory effects. John Alger, Capt." pages 20 and 21 ================================== " Payroll of Capt. John Powell's Company of Militia in the alarms of Barnard and Royalton, etc. 
Name: Silas Alger Days: 2, Total: 0.2.8.
June 23, 1781. The within pay roll sworn to before me. Timothy Brownson, Asst.
June 26, 1781. Received of Ira Allen, The Treasurer, the contents on this order. John Rowell."pages 274 and 275
Source is "ROLLS OF VERMONT SOLDIERS IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR 1775-1783", 1998.