Cotton, Michael, Norfolk. Descriptive list dated Lenox, Aug. 20, 1781, of men raised in Berlishire Co., agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, and delivered to William Walker, Superintendent for said county ; Capt. Warner’s co.. Col. Ashley’s regt.; age, 23 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, light; hair, brown; occupation, blacksmith; residence, Norfolk; enlisted for town of New Marlborough; enlistment, 3 years; receipted for by Col. Shepard; also, receipt dated New Marlborough, July 31, 1781, for bounty paid said Cotton by Amos Chapen, in behalf of a class of the town of New Marlborough, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years. Source: MS&SRA Vol 4 pg 12/18

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