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Military Register (Newspaper) - May 28, 1817, London, Middlesex f GENERAL SUMMARY, &c We have used every mean to enable us to fqtm a just estimate of the new state of things South America, and more particularly lates to the Court of It should seem that ery successful Rio Janeiro, but vain. are that some of Independants very apparent nature tending to ndependence, on the part of the neighbour ing For tug have taken still h o vv - ever, there is so much of the hasty rumour the departure of vessels from a point whence any information is acceptable, in all that has arrived, that we prefer ,doing than announcing these simple facts at heads of public works and nected in no yafty are c common manner as to a superior bon-boudie to any thing that has b( fore occurred duringhis lordship's eminentp.i! lie career. MILITARY. . panoramic view of 1 the movements, promotions, &c. of the forces ranged in classes and corps. > a .1 - present; more on so important a topic, if more be to be had, must arrive and we be quickly promulged from the state of the public mind several and hew laws for the Cpcle of Instruc- tions and financial economy for the YeoM.anrt Service of Great Britain, which are exclusively given in the following pages, have precluded us saying any thing of the new The Forces Generally. His Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex, Colonel late North Britons, has been, we understand, elected Colonel (vice W. Curtis) of that ancient mid very respectable corps, the Artillery Company of London, of which the Regent 13 Captain-General j and Captain Charles E. Cox, Major, v. Furbor, whose death we lately announced. ppreh demonstrated of the escape of the Exile of St. Helena, among the continental powers, as well as the State Papers concerning it. These shall, however next. The Sun. of last in a larm long-declamation, avowedly " Sounds the be ght given in our Spanish South American service. We think it a duty (say Correspondent*) to out brother officers to caution them how they embark for South America under delusive hopes of immediate promotion to the grade on their arrival. Some 30 officers are erubarkin^ for the Venezuelo, in course of a weekA having understood on the subject of the Independants, Bon L that every retired Lieutenant would have a Captain'j commission, but Don L--M on an ascertains raent of the fact being pressed, has declared most u"ne qui vocally, that he was not authorized to promise mure than a Commission on full pay of the same rank officer held in the British service. We have some further facU in due time. STATIONS OF THE BRITISH FORCES. The petition from Barnstaple, respecting the It has often been our duty to correct official accounts, non^efficiency of one of its members, affords a but never before to give any general view of the shift- variety of considerations, for which we shall opportunity. We were a good tak at its process > but have no ing stations of the troops at any particular moment. An Evening Paper having however given in a most imposing form, with all the authentication of office, the Adjutant-General's return, we felt obliged to refer our lo&bt; that the numerous parliamentary relations readers to our preceding numbers for a remedy to thelu- of the noble family whose genealogy we lately accuracy of its insertion; and ultimately to do it for them, to prevent thrir inconvenience and the necessity ri-to av�e,
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