The Tatler Volume 20

The Tatler Volume 20

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ... fine of Ten pounds, or procure some ablebodied man in his room properly armed and equipped, he shall be held as a soldier in said detachment and treated as such; and the officer who shall receive such fines shall proceed to hire men therewith or detach others, as the case may be, untill he hath compleated his quota. It is also Resolved that where there are no Militia Officers, the Selectmen, & where there are no Militia Officers or Selectmen, the Committee are impowered and directed to do all duties by this resolve enjoined upon Militia Officers or Selectmen. Resolved that if any person shall be detached as aforesaid, but neglect to procure an ablebodied man armed and equipped in his stead, or to pay said fine for the space of twenty four hours, the clerk of the company to which he belongs shall by virtue of a warrant from the commanding officer of such company, proceed to recover said fine in the same manner as Constables are authorized to proceed to recover taxes of those persons who neglect or refuse to pay the same, any law or resolve of the Court to the contrary notwithstanding. Also Resolved that the men detached from the Counties of Suffolk, Essex, Middlesex, York, Cumberland, Worcester, Lincoln; one hundred men from the South part of the County of Hampshire and one hundred and thirty men from the County of Plymouth; shall be immediately marched to Providence to fill up the battalions of Col Wade and Col Jacobs from this State, and to be under the command of the Continental officer who has the chief command in that department, and to be annexed to said battalions as he shall order. That the remainder of the men detached from the County of Hampshire, with those detached from the County of Berkshire, shall be marchd to join...show more

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  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 848g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236973836
  • 9781236973832