The First British Rifle Corps

W.H. Allen & Company, 1890 - 149 Seiten
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Seite 79 - ... will soon be put to some expense on my account; either a monument, or a new pension and honours; for I have not the smallest doubt but that a very few days, almost hours, will put us in battle. The success no man can insure; but for the fighting them, if they can be got at, I pledge myself. — The sooner the better: I don't like to have these things upon my mind.
Seite 117 - I am to acquaint you, that his royal highness the prince regent has been pleased, in the name and on the behalf of his majesty, to approve and confirm the finding -and sentence of the court.
Seite 149 - Provided always, and be it further enacted, That nothing in this Act shall extend or be construed to extend to...
Seite 146 - ... of Parliament, an act was now passed for enabling his majesty to grant commissions to a certain number of foreign Protestants, who had served abroad as officers or engineers, to act and rank as officers or engineers in America only.
Seite 85 - His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, in the Name and on the Behalf of His Majesty has been pleased to approve of...
Seite 80 - I hope the Government will encrease your Rifle corps. Although it is peace, we must always be on our guard against Corsican treachery ingrafted upon French infamy. Damn them all ! is the constant prayer of, my dear Stewart, your most obliged and affectionate Friend NELSON & BRONTE.
Seite 141 - Because the maintaining of a foreign army on the establishment, or within the territory of this kingdom, is in open defiance of the very act of parliament which settles the crown on the present royal family (namely, the 12th and 13th of William III.
Seite 149 - An act to amend and continue for one year, and until twelve months after the termination of the present war by the ratification of a definitive treaty of peace, two acts of his present Majesty, for. enabling subjects of foreign states to enlist and serve as soldiers in his Majesty's service; and to enable his Majesty to. grant commissions to subjects of foreign states to serve as officers, under certain...
Seite 147 - An act to extend the provisions of an act passed in the 44th year of the reign of his present majesty, for enabling subjects of foreign states to enlist as soldiers in his majesty's service, and to indemnify those who have advised his majesty to land such soldiers in this kingdom.
Seite 79 - ... few days. The sooner the better. I don't like to have these things upon my mind. And if I see my way through the fiery ordeal, I shall go home and rest for the winter, and shall rejoice to take you by the hand.

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