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[ACTS - GEORGE III]. Anno quadragesimo quarto georgii III. regis. Cap. LIV. An Act to consolidate and amend the Provisions of the several Acts relating to Corps of Yeomanry and Volunteers in Great Britain; and to make further Regulations relating thereto. - [5th June 1804].

[Edinburgh]. [William Blackwood and Sons], [1848].
8vo. 32pp. Stitched, as issued. Central horizontal fold, lightly dust-soiled, inked ownership inscription of Sir John Orde to head of title page.
A Georgian Act issued to consolidate and amend several late eighteenth-, early nineteenth-century acts relating to the establishment, maintenance and regulation of yeomanry and volunteer corps, and reissued in the early Victorian years. Many such civilian forces had been raised during the French Revolutionary Wars, though they had been disbanded following the conclusion of the conflict. Under the provision of the Volunteer Act of 1804 fresh corps were raised for local, particularly coastal, defence in response to the beginning of the Napoleonic Wars.

COPAC records a single copy of this reprint (National Museums Scotland), OCLC adds no further. The original 1804 printing is apparently unrecorded.
£ 125.00 Antiquates Ref: 21537