Military receipts

Receipts for a Military Officer

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[002882] [Receipts for a Military Officer]. A Collection of Nine Invoices / Receipts Relating to the Equipping of a Military Officer. London: No Publisher, 1822. First Edition. Various. Unbound. Receipt / Invoice. Good+.

A small collection of invoices / receipts, dated between 1822 and 1831, various sizes, made out to Sir John Edmund Harington (1760-1831), 8th Baronet, relating to his youngest son, Captain R. Harington of the 12th Royal Lancers and the expenses incurred equipping him with the necessary accoutrements for a military officer of the day, including: a middle piece for a breastplate from Cuff (saddlers); a Lancers cap from Cater (hatters); leather skins and a regulation pack saddle from Laurie (saddlers); a black superfine cloth coat from Williams and McGee (tailors) and the cleaning, binding and leather lining of a girdle, again from Cater