I am hoping someone can help here. I found the following at: http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=nyp.33433044800906;view=1up;seq=9
Prussian Regulations for the exercise of riflemen and light infantry, and instructions for their conduct in the field. 1757
Corporate Author: Great Britain.
Other Authors: L. P.
Published: London, Printed for the War-office and sold by T. Egerton, 1803.
Subjects: Great Britain. > Army. > Infantry > Drill and tactics.
Military calls > Great Britain.
Infantry drill and tactics.
Note:"Signals of the bugle horn in the movements of light troops," 2 plates at end. Imperfect: Plate 9 wanting.
Translated from the German: Das Verhalten derer Soldaten und Unterthanen ... signed P.L. and issued in 1757 in a collection of Prussian army regulations with title Allerneueste acta publica.--cf. Brit. mus. cat., v. 63, col. 1585.
Physical Description: iv, 70 p. 9 plates. 23 cm.
The title "Das Verhalten derer Soldaten und Unterhanen" also provides these connections:
Curiously, the same note as that used at Hathi Trust appears in the WorldCat entry for the book:
And it is also available on Google: https://books.google.com/books?id=nnc-AAAAcAAJ, 1756, but I presume that it is essentially the same book as 1757.
So here is the issue: The Hathi Trust version is supposedly the British translation which is actually Rottemburg's Regulations 1798. "Das Verhalten derer Soldaten und Unterthanen" is not a treatise on RIfle and Light infantry regulations, but on the moral implications for soldiers in war.
So my question is this: Is there a 1757 Prussian Regulations for Riflemen and Light Infantry 1757, or is this a monumental screw-up? It would be fascinating if Rottemburg's work is a composite of Prussian works thirty years earlier.