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changes that since the Crimean War have been made in the Administration of the Army by the abolishing or changing those Public Departments which formed, as it were, the Outworks of the Treasury, and by the creation of a Hybrid Department charged with Functions so Vast, Miscellaneous, and Undefined.
However, for any statements on this or other subjects contained in the Work, authorities will be found in the Notes; and I may add that I have carefully avoided availing myself of any information with reference to Departmental arrangements that cannot be substantiated by reference to Public Documents.
London, March, 1869.
30. Property qualification for officers by Parliament of the United
31. Men to be Infantry soldiers only 44. Scotland : Militia established,
1797. Law consolidated, 1802 45
ib. 45. Statutes at present in force.
ib. Kingdoms can be used inter-
34. Men to be liable to the Mutiny
Act when on duty
ib. 46. Power of the Crown to embody
35. Civil Magistrate to punish for
Militia discussed in Parliament.
ib. Enlarged, 1776. Proposal to
37. Power of Crown to embody the 47. Extended to any time of war,
Militia for actual service and
place it under General Officers ib., 48. Ballot. Cost of it
38. Relative rank of officers in
Militia and Regular Army
law, amended, 1860 ib.
ib. 51. Expense of Militia borne by the
39. Proposal to establish a Militia
40. Annual Pay and Clothing Act 52. Periods since 1757 during which
the Militia has been embodied 48
annually framed by Commons' 53. Value of the Militia Force.
Landing of Pretender in Scot-
land in 1745. Of the French
41. Plan an experiment, but ap- 54. Power of Crown to retain the
proved by Parliament in 1786 ib. Militia in embodiment
42. Increase of Militia since 1786 .. 44 55. Militia enlisting in the Army ib,
43. Ireland : Militia Establishment, 56. in war permitted to serve
Irish Parliament, 1793. Same 57. Militia Reserve Act, 1867::
//1. Parliament of Charles II. and 15. Billeting and free quarters
James II. resolved against a 16. In private houses.
ib. 17. Inhabitants oblige officers to
3. Except “Guards and Garrisons" 53
ib. 18. Local Authorities required to
5. Police duties of the Guards 54 provide Guard-houses, &c.
6. In suppressing conventicles ib. 19. Standing Army throughout
ib. Charles II.'s reign a cause of
8. Claim exemption from Civil tri-
ib. supply to the two specific ob-
9. Army retained to constrain the
55 20. Commissioners appointed to take
10. As to the recovery of debts due
ib. Commons propose a Committee
11. Punishment of soldiers under
12. A Mutiny Act essential to annul 21. Commissioners appointed by the
the provisions of Great Charter
13. Martial law declared illegal ib. 22. Commons press on and pass
14. The remedy, trial by special
commission of Oyer and Ter- 23. Address that Army may be dis-
banded at the Peace
15. Trained Bands (except those of
London) to be discontinued
29. Direct authority of the Crown
73. James II. desires to abolish the
74. Resolution of the Commons to
78. King governed by Standing
Army, and so lost his throne .. ib.
48. The Purchase System established ib. 77. At Hull
49. Chelsea Hospital as provision for
71. Continuous sittings of the Court ib.
Secretary at War's circular to
Officers in Parliament to attend