An Account of the Regiments of Royal Lancashire Militia, 1759 to 1870 ...

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H. Longman, 1874 - Lancashire (England) - 357 pages
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Page 268 - That this House doth highly approve and acknowledge the Services of the Non-commissioned Officers and Men of the several Corps...
Page 267 - That this House doth highly approve of, and acknowledge, the services of the noncommissioned officers and men of the several corps of militia, which have been embodied in Great Britain and Ireland, during the course of the war ; and that the same be communicated to them by the colonels or commanding officers of the several corps who are desired to thank them for their meritorious conduct.
Page 129 - And you are to observe and follow such orders and directions from time to time as you shall receive from this or a future Congress...
Page 173 - An Act to enable His Majesty more effectually to provide for the Defence and Security of the Realm during the present War, and for indemnifying Persons who may suffer in their Property by such measures as may be necessary for that purpose...
Page 257 - 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.
Page 139 - And for so doing this shall be your warrant. Given at our court at St. James's the 10th day of March, i/()9> in the ninth year of our reign.
Page xxii - Leave being given to bring in a bill for the better ordering of the militia forces in the several counties of England, the task of preparing it was allotted to Mr.
Page 53 - It is ordered by His Royal Highness the Prince Re-gent, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty...
Page xix - that king Alfred first settled a national militia in this kingdom," and traces the subsequent development and use of such forces. Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations, Book V, Ch. 1, contains an extended account of the Militia. It is there said : "Men of republican principles have been jealous of a standing army as dangerous to liberty.
Page 260 - An act to enable his Majesty to accept the services of a proportion of the militia of the city of London, out of the united kingdom, for the vigorous prosecution of the war.

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