Account of the war in Spain, Portugal, and the south of France: from 1808 to 1814 inclusive ... (Google eBook)

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T. Egerton, 1821 - Peninsular War, 1807-1814
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Page 310 - The French army shall carry with it all its equipments, and all that is comprehended under the name of property of the army...
Page 312 - France shall have disembarked it in the harbours specified, or in any other of the ports of France to which stress of weather may force them, every facility shall be given them to return to England without delay ; and security against capture until their arrival in a friendly port. ART.
Page 315 - The French army shall be subsisted from its own magazines up to the day of embarkation. The garrisons up to the day of the evacuation of the fortresses. The remainder of the magazines shall be delivered over in the usual form to the British government, which charges itself with the subsistence...
Page 311 - ... the sick, and the equipment of the army. The first division shall embark within seven days of the date of the ratification, or sooner if possible. Art. 8. The garrison of Elvas and its forts, and of Peniche and Palmela, will be embarked at Lisbon.
Page 310 - The cavalry are to embark their horses, as also the generals and other officers of all ranks. It is, however, fully understood, that the means of conveyance for horses at the disposal of the British...
Page 63 - ... M'Kinnon's brigade instantly pushed up the breach, in conjunction with the 5th and 91th regiments, which arrived at the same moment along the ditch from their right. The men mounted in a most gallant manner against an equally gallant resistance ; and it was not till after a sharp struggle of some minutes that the bayonets of the assailants prevailed, and gained them a footing on the summit of the rampart. The defenders then concentrated behind the retrenchment, which they obstinately maintained,...
Page 313 - Their property of every kind, moveable and immoveable, shall be respected, and they shall be at liberty either to accompany the French army, or to remain in Portugal. In either case their property is guaranteed to them, with the liberty of retaining or of...
Page 329 - It is as well as it is. I had rather it should go out of the field with me ;" and in that manner, so becoming to a soldier, Moore was borne from the fight.
Page 310 - Commander-in-chief may judge it unnecessary to embark. In like manner, all individuals of the army shall be at liberty to dispose of their private property of every description, with full security hereafter for the purchasers.
Page 313 - In either case their property is guaranteed to them, with the liberty of retaining or of disposing of it, and passing the produce of the sale thereof into France, or any other country where they may fix their residence, the space of one year being allowed them for that purpose. It is fully understood that shipping is excepted from this arrangement, only, however, in so far as regards leaving the port ; and that none of the stipulations above-mentioned can be made the pretext of any commercial speculation....

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