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Army: Prize Money Paid to the British Army for Santarem, Fuentes d'Orno, or Albuera

To the Commander, Officers, non-commissioned officers and privates, who were present with and composed the Bri-tish army in Portugal, on the 5th day of March 1811, and during the retreat of the French army from Santarem; or who were present and composed the British army at the battle of Fuentes de Honor or Albuera, or either of them, viz :—

 

Class
Pounds
Shillings
Pence
1st
132
14
10 1/2
2nd
61
18
11 1/2
3rd
8
16
11 1/2
4th
3
16
7
5th
2
3
6 1/2
6th
0
6
3 1/2

 

 

Source: Caledonian Mercury, Edinburgh, 1 February 1816.

Provided by Howie Muir

Placed on the Napoleon Series: April 2008

 



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