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A quick sum up of my guessings: He's clearly wearing mounting boots and a sam browne style belt, so you might have to look trough officers or cavalry units, or maybe rifles. I tried to identify the cuffs with some unit, as they are damn singular ( or so i think ). Brittish army cuffs at that time (1900-1914) don't usually show a striked or zig-zagged ...


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Searching the British Gazette archive from 01/01/1880 through 31/12/1905 for military records of both McLennan and MacLennan with first name Alexander or Duncan (or initial A. and/or D.) yields sparse results: Commissioning of Alexander MacLennan, Gent., as Second Lieutenant in the 1st Lanarkshire Volunteer Rifle Corps effective 11th May, 1881 Captain A. P. ...


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Only a short answer I'm gonna give here, showing the usual flaw or pro-British bias in all these analysis. When talking about Imperial Extensions, usually the Spaniards, Portuguese and even the French (until the XIX century) are very reasonably honest because they show the territories that actually were under their control and undisputable possession, that ...


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I finally tracked down what seems to be a copy of the letter that I think you are referring to on Find a Grave. The extract of the relevant section is here: (Click to enlarge) The text reads: A testimony concerning that Faithful Servant of the Lord, & my Dear Friend and Kinsman Cuthbert Hayhurst, who was born at Easington in Bolland in the County ...


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Question: Was the Somerset Decision in 1772 in England the real underlying cause of the American Revolutionary war? He said the real reason for the revolutionary war was not for freedom but on the contrary for preserving slavery. He said one of the first articles in the US Constitution was to protect slavery. Short Answer I can find no ...


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It's not so much that it was a primary factor in driving the Revolution as an enabling one. The critical thing to remember about the revolution however, is that a partial rebellion that only involved several colonies was a non-starter. New England would not have rebelled in full without support from the mid atlantic and southern states. The Somerset v ...


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