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The Army Regulator [electronic resource]: Or, the Military Adventures of Mr. John Railton; Giving an Account of His Particular Services in the Horse Grenadiers, the Dragoons, the Foot, and the Train of Artillery. Shewing, I. The Frauds Practised by the Officers, From the General to the Corporal, to Render the Poor Private Centinel Miserable. II. The Art of Inlisting Men: Or, the Secret History of a Remarkable Officer of Dragoons in the Year, 1735. III. Practices After Inlisting, Whereby the Horses Are Deprived of Their Corn, the Men of Their Money, and the King of His Soldiers, by False Ministers. IV. Proofs of 300 L. A Year, Being Sunk Out of the King's Allowance of 500 L. A Year for a Troop of Dragoons. V. The Sinking-Fund Continu'd; Near 50,000 L. A Year Being Sunk by Fagots, and 100,000l. A Year, by Furnishing the Forces With Accoutrements, &C. VI. The Author's Sufferings, as a Foot-Soldier, 1736. The Connivance of Trading Justices and Serjeants, as to Inlisting; His False Imprisonment and Release, 1737. VII. The Transactions of Tea-Table-Officers; How Little They Regard, and How Frequently They Break, the Articles of War. VIII. Of Military-Punishments, and the Severities Inflicted Upon Soldiers in the Savoy, Black-Hole, &C. IX. The Honour of the Sword; Wherein Is Made Appear That a Real Gentleman Soldier, Rightly Educated, Is the Finest Gentleman in the World. The Example and Character of Prince Eugene Recommended. X. Articles of War, and Other Valuable Papers Relating to the Regulation of the Army. With the Artifices Made Use of to Prevent the Publication of This Book. The Whole Addressed to His Majesty

Railton, J
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for W. Warner, under the Crown Coffee-House, against Bedford-Row, Holbourn ; O. Payne, in Round-Court in the Strand ; J. Jackson, in St. James's Street ; and J. Vokes, on Ludgate-Hill, 1738.
Language
English
Uniform Title
Army's Regulator
Description
xxiv, 149, [1] p. ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • Reissue of The army's regulator [E.2203(6)] with different title-page.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
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English Short Title Catalog, T22423.
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