Principles and Practice of Naval and Military Courts-Martial

Principles and Practice of Naval and Military Courts-Martial

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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. 1805 edition. Excerpt: ... that Lietenant-colonel Jephson should retire; but in consideration of Lieutenantcolonel Jephson having served upwards of twenty-three years, his Majesty is graciously pleased to permit that he re'ceive the regulated price for his regimental commission from the officer who (hall be appointed to succeed him. I shall make communication to Lieutenant-general Lord Cathcart, commander of the forces in Ireland, of the sentence, and of his Majesty's pleasure, in order that the same may be made known to the court martial by which Lieutenantcolonel Jephson was tried, and that the court be dissolved. I have the honour to be, with dutiful respect, your Royal Highness's most obedient and most humble servant, CHARLES MORGAN. DuieofTeri, Field Marshal, Commander in Chief of his Majesty's Forces No. LIII. Order respecting Osfirers in the Army put under Arrest by a Commanding Officer abroad, being released by the superior Officer, and ordered to return to his Duty without Trial. Referred to Vol. I. p. 223. GENERAL ORDERS. Horse Guards, iji February, 1804.. In consequence of some circumstances which have recently occurred, by which the Commander in Chief conceives the discipline of the army, and the interest of his Majesty's service to be materially affected, his Royal Highness judges it expedient thus publicly to make known his sentiments, that a practice which has obtained in more than one instance, viz. commanders on foreign stations sending home officers with articles of accusation pending against them, without the same having been duly investigated, is detrimental to the king's service, and, except in cases of the most urgent necessity, should be avoided, as this measure, though it may relieve the commanders on the spot from some embarrassments, seldom fails...show more

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  • Paperback | 134 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236635876
  • 9781236635877