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Historical Papers Relating to the Jacobite Period, 1699-1750 Aberdeen Scotland New Spalding Club

Historical Papers Relating to the Jacobite Period, 1699-1750

Aberdeen Scotland New Spalding Club

Published May 13th 2012
ISBN : 9781154727807
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254 pages
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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. 1895 Excerpt: ...as Soldiers in any of His MajestysMoreThis 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. 1895 Excerpt: ...as Soldiers in any of His Majestys Plantations in America, or Garrisons beyond the Seas, with a Clause making it lawful for his Majestys Forces to assist the Civil Magistrate, and to reduce them by force of Arms in Case they assemble in Numbers to oppose the Execution of the Act, and also a Clause of Indemnity for the Soldiers who shall happen to kill or wound any of them, as in the Law against Riots and Tumults. It is absolutely necessary that his Maty have a power by the said Act to appoint such Persons as he shall think fit (altho they were not Natives of that part of the Kingdom) to put the Penalties of this Law in Execution, otherwise it will render this Act of Parliamt. as useless as the former. I shall now presume to give my humble opinion how the Scheme for Disarming the Highlands may be put in Execution. That three Companies of Highlanders be raised consisting of 60 or 70 Men each, Commanded by Captains. That three Companies of Highlanders consisting of half that Number be commanded by Lieutenants. That the Six Companies consisting of about 300 Men be compleated and Armed by the first of June in order to join the Regular Troops at Inverness, when they March to their first Encampment. That four Battalions of the Forces now in Scotland be in readiness to form a Camp in the Highlands. That the Regiment Quartered at Fort-William remain there during the Summer, and supply the Barracks of Ruthven and Bernara with Garrisons. That the Reg. of Foot now ordered to Scotland be Quartered at Innersnait, Stirling, Perth, and the Sea Port Towns on the Eastern Coast. That the Regiment now Quartered at Berwick be ordered to send five Companies to Edinburgh, and Leith to Quarter there during the Summer. A Detatchment of fifty Dragoons may be ordered to attend th...