A Collection of the State Letters of the Right Honourable Roger Boyle, the First Earl of Orrery, Lord President of Munster in Ireland; Containing a Series of Correspondence Between the Duke of Ormonde and His Lordship, from the

A Collection of the State Letters of the Right Honourable Roger Boyle, the First Earl of Orrery, Lord President of Munster in Ireland; Containing a Series of Correspondence Between the Duke of Ormonde and His Lordship, from the

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1742 edition. Excerpt: ...to quarter the soldiers there, in case of need; in the mean time they may quarter in the town, and re-lieve the guards in the sorts and block-house. But Love being by commisiion deputy governor, will think he is wronged, if any other command in the fort; and others, who are captains, will think it hard to receive orders from a lieutenant. Your grace's commands I beg therein, and at whose cost the deal board houses, for the accommodation of the soldiers (if need be) in the fort, shall be raised. T I may have occasion to remove companies and troops in this province, but would be loth to do it without your grace's leave, which I humbly beg to receive, and that at least three troops of the army horse may be sent as speedily as may be in-to this province. I find one thing too frequent; it is this, the soldiers having been ill paid, the oflicers have engaged for their diet, and to discharge their said engagements, too often receive the soldier's pay, to satisfy those debts, whereby the soldiers have seldom any money to defray their charges when ordered to march. I wish Ihad your grace's orders, that the fix month's pay now sent on afiignments, might be received by the soldiers, to enable them to march, if occasion requires, and that the debts might be paid out of the next fix month's afiignments, which will be in winter, and when it is likely they will be in settled garrisons. I beg your grace's leave to seize upon, and land Choisin's provifions, if I see cause for it. N I beseeeh your grace, that no time may be lost in getting at least one hundred thousand weight of bisket baked at Cork, Bandon, and Kingsale, that if there be need to take the field, the soldiers may have bread ready; and that one hundred barrels of salt may be bought and laid in in...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236494067
  • 9781236494061