1794 Militia & Fencible Officers’ Lists bound in red morocco.


Lists of the Officers of the Several Regiments and Corps of Militia; of the Officers of the Several Fencible Regiments of Infantry; and of all the Regiments and Independent Companies raised since the First of January 1793. Also the Officers of the Regiments and Corps of Fencible Cavalry, the Troops of Gentlemen and Yeomanry, and of the Volunteer Corps and Companies of Infantry.  War Office 28 July 1794. 1st edition 8vo

180pp. [being: pp Militia 3-68; Fencible Infantry pp 49-82; New Regiments & Independent Companies pp 83-127 (21st -25th Lt, Dragoons, 78th – 95th Regt. of Foot, 5 unnumbered Regts. of Foot, 3 Bns. of the Scotch Brigade – Cuninghame’s, Halket’s, &Ferrier’s, New Independent Companies including ones formed at Toulon and in Ireland; Fencible Cavalry &c.) pp129 – 180.  Contemporary full straight grain crimson morocco gilt with black title label gilt  1793], original boldly marbled endpapers, all edges gilt,  MILITIA, FENCIBLES, &C 1794 in gilt to the spine label, very clean and sound with no previous ownership marks or annotation. A very attractive copy of a scarce reference work in a fine quality binding of the style favoured by royalty and aristocratic officers. The proliferation of loyal volunteers and associations of gentlemen formed in response to the fears of invasion from France result in numerous small units, now mainly long forgotten. This is the first edition to include many of these new units raised in 1793 and is dated the 28th July 1794 on the title page.     nov18/1


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