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Instructions Relating to His Majesty's Service at Sea by His Majesty's Order in Council - First Edition - 1825 - from Wadard Books PBFA (SKU: 8054)

Instructions Relating to His Majesty's Service at Sea

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Instructions Relating to His Majesty's Service at Sea

by His Majesty's Order in Council

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1825. By the Commissioners for Executing the Office of Lord High Admiral of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, &c. WHEREAS we have thought fit, in pursuance of the Authority vested in us by His Majesty's Order in Council, of the 23rd June, 1824, to establish the INSTRUCTIONS contained in this Book, for His Majesty's Service at Sea; You are hereby required and directed strictly to conform yourself thereto, and to take care that the several Officers, under your command, pay the most strict attention and obedience to same. Given under our hands, 1st December, 1825, MELVILLE, WM.JOHNSTONE HOPE, G.COCKBURN, G.CLERK, W.R.K.DOUGLAS. To the respective Flag Officers, Captains, Commanders, and Officers Commanding His Majesty's Ships and Vessels. By Command of their Lordships, J.W.CROKER. This book is a mine of information about the duties and responsibilities of those in the British Navy in the early 19th century, and includes sections on Fitting and Refitting, Stores and Provisions, Books and Accounts, Discipline, Pilotage, and Sick Quarters. Each section has numerous appendices, many of which are large fold out sheets. Other than some random foxing this book is in very good condition throughout and has recently been rebacked withthe original spine overlaid.. Full-Leather. Very Good. 260x210mm.

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Bookseller
Wadard Books PBFA GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
8054
Title
Instructions Relating to His Majesty's Service at Sea
Author
His Majesty's Order in Council
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
Date published
1825
Keywords
British Navy. 19th Century
Size
260x210mm

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The shop of Wadard Books is located in a listed 17th century timber framed building in the historic Kentish village of Farningham. The business is named after Wadard, one of Farningham's Domesday landlords, a henchman of Bishop Odo and featured on the Bayeaux tapestry.

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