Reference numberHINCH 9/155-156
TitleLetter; T. Wright Vaughan, Knightsbridge, to 7th Earl of Sandwich.
DescriptionRegrets that Mrs. Sherard's application and description of her son failed to reach the Earl. Gives a description of the son. Sends th application from Mr. Tillard for his younger brother who is now an Ensign. It is for the Earl to judge whether an Ensign should pass at once to a Company, or whether he should first be a Lieutenant; a post which is also vacant at present. Refers to the Militia Act, and states that 2 companies may be established in consequence of having 157 men; more than 2 companies of 60 each. Enclosed: Letter 1st January, 1846 Philip Tillard, Hastings, to T. Wright Vaughan. Stating that, in the event of the Militia being called into active service, his brother will not serve as an Ensign. He will serve, however, if he is given the vacant Company.
DateJanuary, 1846
CreatorNameMontagu family, Earls of Sandwich of Hinchingbrooke
RepositoryHuntingdonshire Archives

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