The United Service Journal and Naval and Military Magazine, Part 1

Front Cover

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 561 - Meal in each Day, the Meal to consist of such Quantities of Diet and Small Beer as may be fixed by Her Majesty's Regulations, not exceeding One Pound and a Quarter of Meat previously to being dressed, One Pound of Bread, One Pound of Potatoes or other Vegetables, and Two Pints of Small Beer...
Page 570 - The King was this day pleased to confer the honour of Knighthood on Lancelot Shad weIl,Esq.
Page 266 - Queen has also been pleased to direct letters patent to be passed under the Great Seal, granting the dignity of a Baron of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland unto Lieut.-General Sir John Keane, GCB, and the heirs male of his body, lawfully begotten...
Page 120 - Proctor, together with the finding and sentence of the court, and the Prince Regent's pleasure thereon, shall be entered in the general order book, and read at the head of every regiment in his Majesty's service.
Page 208 - I, 299: ut-deinceps futuris temporibus perpetuis, nihil novi constitui debeat per nos et successores nostros sine communi consiliariorum et nuntiorum terrestrium consensu, quod fieret in praeiudicium gravamenque Reipublicae et damnum atque incommodum cuiuslibet privatum, ad innovationemque iuris communis et publicae libertatis.
Page 42 - ... from 250 to 80 tons.f It will tend to clearness in our future inquiries, if we at once give an explanation of some of these terms. A ship is defined to be " a large hollow building, made to pass over the sea with sails...
Page 433 - No officer or soldier shall send a challenge to another officer or soldier, to fight a duel, or accept a challenge if sent, upon pain, if a commissioned officer, of being cashiered ; if a non-commissioned officer or soldier, of suffering corporeal punishment, at the discretion of a court-martial.
Page 433 - Any officer or soldier who shall upbraid another for refusing a challenge, shall himself be punished as a challenger; and all officers and soldiers are hereby discharged from any disgrace or opinion of disadvantage which might arise from their having refused to accept of challenges, as they will only have acted in obedience to the laws, and done their duty as good soldiers who subject themselves to discipline.
Page 237 - MILITARY MEMOIRS OF THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON. By CAPT. MOYLE SHERER, Author of Recollections of the Peninsula, In 2 vols. 18mo. " The tone of feeling and reflection which pervades the work is in the characteristic mood of the writer, considerate, ardent, and chivalrous; his principles, as might be expected, are sound and independent, and his language is frequently rich in those beauties which distinguish his previous writings. To us it appears a work which will not discredit its illustrious subject.
Page 303 - Our cavalry is very superior in quality to any the French have; and the right spirit has been infused into them by the example and instruction of their two leaders, Lord Paget and BrigadierGeneral Stewart.

Bibliographic information