Excerpt from A Memorial Sketch of Roland Greene Usher, 1823-1895
In 1664, he held the office of Ensign in the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company, of which he had been a member since 1638. He was, indeed, one of the earliest members.
In 1665, a present of commodi... ties to the value of five hundred pounds was ordered by the Gen eral Court to be got ready and sent to the King. Hezekiah Usher was a member of the committee appointed to carry out the scheme. This gift was to be an exhibit of the colonial commodities and products, designed to Show the progress and enter prise of the people.
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