Hi researchers, On pages 131-132 Volume I: [Capt. Thomas Sawyer's Company] A Pay Roll of Militia, raised for the defence of the Northern Frontiers of the United States, June 29, 1779. Name Benj. DAYLEY Entered June 20 Discharge Aug 20 In service 2 Mo 2 Days Pr month 2 Travel out 30 miles 5 Total 4.7.8 (4 pounds, 7 shillings, 8 pence) Rutland 7th Dec. 1799 Capt. Thos. Sawyer personally appeared and made oath to the authenticity of this roll. Pay Table Office, Sunderland, May 18, 1786. The above pay roll is examined and approved and the Treasurer is directed to pay contents, continental money, to Noah Smith, Esq. P.M.G."
On page 574 Volume II "Pay Roll in the Battalion of Infantry in the service of the State of Vermont, commanded by Saml. FLETCHER, Esq., Lt. Col. Commandant. Name: Benj. DAILEY Commence July 1st 1781 Ending Dec 15 1781 Days 168 Pr day 1.4 Miles 80 Pr mile 2d Total 11.17.4 (11 pounds, 17 shillings, 4 pence). Pay Table Office, Sutherland, Aug. 21st, 1783 the Treasurer will pay the contents unto Thos. Holman, Esq., Pay Master, taking his receipt." Note: Joshua DAILEY also served with Benj. DAILEY in this Company.
Source: "Rolls of Vermont Soldiers in the REVOLUTIONARY WAR 1775-1783" Prepared and published under the direction of Major General Martha T. Rainville The Adjutant General Vermont Camp Johnson, Colchester, Vermont, 1998, Volume I and II.