ANNO QUADRAGESIMO TERTIO GEORGII III. REGIS. CAP. XX. AN ACT FOR PUNISHING MUTINY AND DESERTION ; AND FOR THE BETTER PAYMENT OF THE ARMY AND THEIR QUARTERS [24TH MARCH 1803].

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1st ed., 1803. pp., 125 ' 166. Privately bound together in ' calf ; marbled boards ; large title-piece pasted to front ; 29 x 19cm. V.G.+. Privately and attractively bound in a quarter calf and marbled boards, here are the pages of an act from 24th March 1803, concerning punishment for mutiny and desertion within the Army in Great Britain and Ireland. It also comments on improvements in payment for the Army and their quarters. Published during one of the most exciting periods in the history of the British Army, that of the Napoleonic Wars, this item serves as an interesting, contemporary document that provides insight into conditions within the Army at that important time.


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