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Army: Prize Money Paid to the British Army for Oporto: 2 May 1809

To the British army which broke up from Coimbra, in the kingdom of Portugal, on the 2d day of May 1809, and afterwards passed the Douro, to be distributed amongst the Commander, Officers, and non-commissioned officers, and privates, who composed and were present with the army during the said operation.

 

Class
Pounds
Shillings
Pence
1st
106
10
11 1/2
2nd
63
14
7
3rd
11
2
1
4th
4
17
10
5th
2
19
7 1/2
6th
0
7
2 1/2

 

 

Source: Caledonian Mercury, Edinburgh, 1 February 1816.

Provided by Howie Muir

Placed on the Napoleon Series: April 2008

 



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