Historical Record of the Royal Sherwood Foresters, Or, Nottinghamshire Regiment of Militia

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W. Mitchell, 1872 - 83 pages
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Page 81 - O GOD the Lord, the strength of my salvation, thou hast covered my head in the day of battle.
Page 42 - Governor will adopt provisionally and recommend to the confirmation of his Royal Highness the Prince Regent, in the name and on behalf of His Majesty...
Page 41 - Constables, and other of our civil officers whom it may concern, are hereby required to be assisting unto you in providing quarters, impressing carriages, and otherwise, as there shall be occasion.
Page 45 - Militia, were derived, at the most critical periods of the war, the means of reinforcing the disposable force of the country ; a measure which most essentially contributed to its military renown, by placing the British Army foremost in those confederate bands, which resisted the unbounded ambition and overwhelming power of the late Ruler of France, and by their bravery and discipline, under the direction of Divine Providence, rescued that country from tyranny and oppression, and restored to Europe...
Page 42 - 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 45 - ... British Army foremost in those confederate bands, which resisted the unbounded ambition and overwhelming power of the late Ruler of France, and by their bravery and discipline, under the direction of Divine Providence, rescued that country from tyranny and oppression, and restored to Europe the blessing of peace. " The Commander-in-Chief feels personally indebted to the Militia Forces for the ready and cheerful obedience with which they have at all times received his commands : and he requests...
Page 56 - I cannot conclude this Letter without expressing, through you, the satisfaction which I feel in having the honour of signifying on the present occasion...
Page 10 - King was, by the ancient constitution of the realm, and by the recent and solemn acknowledgment of both Houses of Parliament, the sole Captain General of this large' force. The Lords Lieutenants and their Deputies held the command under him, and appointed meetings for drilling and inspection. The time occupied by such meetings, however, was not to exceed fourteen days in one year. The Justices of the Peace were authorised to inflict slight penalties for breaches of discipline.
Page 30 - Horse Guards Warrant, dated 22nd April, 1799, directed officers and men of infantry (except the flank companies) to wear their hair queued, to be tied a little below the upper part of the collar of the coat, and to be ten inches in length, including one inch of hair to appear below the binding.
Page 70 - Act, have received pay and been borne on the strength and pay list of any regiment or corps, or depot or battalion of a regiment or corps (of which the last quarterly pay list, if produced, shall be evidence...

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