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Military Promotions.

COMMISSON IN THE EDINBURGH REGIMENT OF MILITIA, SIGNED BY THE

LORD LIEUTENANT.
James Brown Patison, gent. to be ensign, vice Robertson, promoted in the line.
Dated February 7, 1812.
COMMISSIONS IN THE RUTLAND LOCAL MILITIA, SIGNED BY THE LORD

LIEUTENANT.
James Tiptaft, Esq. to be captain. Dated May 2, 1811,
Robert Tomblin, gent. to be first lieutenant. Dated as above.
John Charles Louth, gent. to be second lieutenant. Dated April 22, 1811.

George Wilson, gent. to be ditto. Dated May 2, 1811.
COMMISSIONS SIGNED BY THE LORD LIEUTENANT OF THE COUNTY OF

NORFOLK.

2d, or East Norfolk regiment of Militia. Francis Henry Noble, gent. to be ensign, vice Hugbes, resigned. Dated April 24, 1812.

1st Eastern regiment of Norfolk Local Militia. Frederick Woodrow, gent. to be second lieutenant, vice Utton, promoted. Dated April 30, 1812.

PRINTED BY AND FOR

J. DAVIS, 38, ESSEX-STREET, STRAND.

MILITARY CHRONICLE;

OR

BRITISH OFFICER's

MONTHLY REGISTER AND MENTOR,

FOR JULY, 1812.

EMBELLISHMENT.

Portrait of Lieutenant-general Sir Rowland Hill.

CONTENTS.

MILITARY BIOGRAPHY. Albergaria Nova

...... 193 Memoir of Lieutenant-general Sir

Capture of Oporto

199

Journal of occurrences at Dominica .. 201 Rowland Hill

175

Landing of a French force...... 202 Narrative of a Journey in the luterior

Surrender of the town of Roseau 205 of South America....

178

Abandonment of that place, and reJournal of the 83d regiment

188

embarkation of the French troops.• 208 Route of Generals Sherbrooke and Pa.

Comparative estimates of the strength get's divisions ..

189
of France and Russia ....

214 Route of Generals Hill and Cameron's brigades,

189

LONDON GAZETTES, Belais

190 Dispatches from Lord Wellington (297) Albergaria Velha 190 Military Promotions

228

London:

Printed by W. M‘Dowall, Pemberton Row, Gough Square, YOR J. DAVIS, MILITARY CHRONICLE OFFICE, ESSEX STREET, STRAND;

AND TO BE HAD OF THE BOOKSELLERS.

WE trustat J. C. will favour us with the cantinuation of bis valuable Journal. We cannot safficiently express our thanks for his kindness, and our admiration of the various talents, and all of them in a siógular degree, which appear to be possessed by this gentlenian. We have la:ely seen the celebrated Cart Militaire, corrected by him), and some translations from the French and German, which prove the rare union of of knowledge, talents, and industry, in a subaltern.

We must express our warmest thanks likewise to H. K. His approbation of our efforts is a part of our most pleasing reward. The praise of good and excellent men is in some degree their acknowledgment that they see something of a kindred merit in ourselves.

Our other Correspondents will be pleased to receive our thanks.

On the 8th of this Month will be published, price Two Shillings and Six pence,

expressly for the purpose of enabling Officers, in Two Months, to instruct themseltes.

A SPANISH GRAMMAR, arranged on the plan of the Eton Latin Grammar, i.e. so as, by the omission of what is superfluous, and the fullest erposition of whut is necessary, to unite the greatest brevity with the fullest explanation, and thereby to assist the memory, and enable every one to instruct themselves. The Publisher is enabled to suy, that this is not only the cheapest, but likeuise the best Spanish Grammar extant; inasmuch as it is not the work of an ignorant foreigner, but of an elegant scholar, for his own use,

The Eleventh Number of the MILITARY CLASSICS is published this day. It contains the first part of the Lives of Plutarch, a book which ought to be the constant companion of every gentleman and officer. The price of each Number of the Military Classics, is Two Shillings and Sir-pence.

ALSO

INTERESTING MILITARY WORKS. This day is published, by T. EGERTON, at the Military Library, Whitehall, A DETAIL of the LINE MOVEMENTS, prescribed in Part the Fourth of His Majesty's Regulations for the British Army, exemplified in Eighty-five Manæuves, with Diagrams. By MAJOR JAMES PALMER, Brigade-Major of the Northe British Staff.

A NARRATIVË of the CAMPAIGNS of that late distinguished Corps, the "Loyal Lusitanian Legion,” from its first organization under Brigadier-General Sir Robert Wilson, Aide-de-Camp to the King, K. M. T. and K. T. s. in 1808, to its final dissolution in 1811; also relating to the Campaigns in the Peninsula, in the years 1800, 1809. 1810, and 1811.

PRIVATE MILITARY INSTITUTION, SHOOTER'S HILL, KENT. At Mr. C. MALONTI DE MARTEMONT's, knight of the royal and military order of St. Louis; late a captain in the French royal artillery; and master of fortification and artillery in the royal military academy, Woolwich; author of " The Theory of Field Fortification;" « Commentaries on the Spirit of the modern System of War;" “ Insstructions for Oficers in Military Plan Drawing, &c. &c. &c.” a few young Gentlemen are boarded and qualified for the army, and the Honourable East India Company's service. They are also prepared for the Royal Military College, Marlow; and for the Honourable East India Company's Military College, Croydon.

They are taught mathematics; permanent and field fortification, including the practical method of tracing works on the ground, and of constructing them; the art of attacking and defending fortresses, posts, intrenchments, &c. military plan drawing; the proper method to reconnoitre and survey in the field, buth with instruments and by the eye alone; levelling; castrametation; tactics; perspective; and the Freuch language. The gentlemen may be attended also, if required, by classical, Gernan, fencing, dancing, drill, and drawing masters, on moderate ternis. N.B. French is spoken in the family.

All letters addressed to Mr. C. Malorti de Martemont, Shooter's Hill, Kent, respecting further particulars, will be duly attended to.

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