18th Century British Land Forces Marines Recruiting 1746 American Colonies Great
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UP FOR sale, WE OFFERReport from the Committee Appointed to Consider the State of His Majesty's Land Forces and Marines.
1746..."so far as relates to the distribution of the money granted by Parliament for the pay, to the number of effective men and the methods of mustering and recruiting the said land forces and marines : made upon Friday, the 6th day of June 1746 : to which is annexed an appendix..".
A fine early vintageand genuine folio size book that relates to all of the British forces, in the Americas and Europe, etc. [ The American colonies and the West Indies nicely detailed ]. The report investigates the disbursements in the forces, misuse of funds, disappearance of allotted funds, etc. There are many scattered references to Canso, Placentia, St. John's, Annapolis Royal, Castle William in New England, Massachusetts-Bay, the West Indies, and elsewhere.
As well as comments about Generals Murray, Oglethorpe, Philipps, Wentworth, St. Clair, Blakeney and Fraser. "... The British regiments in Georgia,, New York, Providence Plantations [ Rhode Island ], South Carolina. To include their forces stationed inCanada, Jamaica and the West Indies. Data on required clothing for each type of regiment, its cost, other regimental costs, General Wolfe's forces and correspondence with him are also printed.
Many sections that detail the uniforms of the many different regiments and the men of those regiments, the drummer boys, etc.The listing of the garrisons and forts commanded by the British forces,
Folio, spine dressed, original laid paper, hand made paper, [75-211] 136 pages, with text, charts. Pages untrimmed as taken from the printer, no defects, no stains, no odors.This is a great publication on the British forces just prior to the French and Indian War.
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