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5th Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteer Corps.

Thomas Mylne, Gent., to be Lieutenant, vice
Gavin Morrison Brown, resigned. Dated 24th
December, 1862.

25th Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteer Corps. Major Walter Montgomerie Neilson to be Lieutenant-Colonel, vice William Rigby, resigned. Dated 5th January, 1863. Captain William Merry Gilmour to be Major, vice Walter Montgomerie Neilson promoted. Dated 5th January, 1863.

42nd Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteer Corps. Ensign Thomas Scott to be Captain, vice John Wilkie, resigned. Dated 5th January, 1863. James Godfrey Booth, Gent., to be Lieutenant, vice John Gray, resigned. Dated 5th January, 1863. William Barr, Gent, to be Ensign, vice Thomas Scott, promoted. Dated 5th January, 1863.

86th Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteer Corps. William Hope Moncrieff, Gent., to be Ensign, vice David Boyle Blair, resigned. Dated 6th January, 1863.

Commissions signed by the Lord Lieutenant of the
County of Sussex.

1st Susser Rifle Volunteer Corps.

Captain H. A. Crofton to be Major. Dated 8th
January, 1863.
Lieutenant W. B. Glasier to be Captain. Dated
8th January, 1863.
Lieutenant F. F. Hallet to be Captain. Dated
8th January, 1863.
Ensign F. S. Hurlock to be Lieutenant. Dated
8th January, 1863. -

Ensign H. Werrall to be Lieutenant. Dated 8th January, 1863.

Commissions signed by the Lord Lieutenant of the County of Middlesex.

South Middlesex Rifle Volunteer Corps.

Lambton Joseph Hayne Young to be Ensign. Dated 1st January, 1863. .

MEMORANDA.

The Queen has been graciously pleased to accept the resignation of the Commissions held by the following Officers:–

1st Middlesex Artillery Volunteer Corps.

Honorary Assistant-Surgeon Bartholomew Archdekin Duncan. Dated 8th January, 1863.

London Irish Rifle Volunteer Corps.

Surgeon Peter Charles Duncan. Dated 9th
January, 1863.
Lieutenant Robert Jones. Dated 9th January,
1863.
MEMORANDUM.

Her Majesty has been graciously pleased to accept the resignation of the Commission held b Lieuteuant Michael Falcon, in the 7th Cumberland Rifle Volunteer Corps. Dated 3rd January, 1863.

Commissions signed by the Lord Lieutenant of the County of Cumberland.

7th Cumberland Rifle Volunteer Corps.

Ensign Anthony Peat to be Lieutenant. vice Falcon, resigned. Dated 3rd January, 1863.

Septimus Bourne to be Ensign, vice Peat, promoted. Dated 3rd January, 1863.

1863. Q

Commission signed by the Lord Lieutenant of the County of Surrey.

5th Surrey Rifle Volunteer Corps.

Constantine Holman, M.D., to be Honorary Assistant-Surgeon, vice Sisson. Dated 8th December, 1862,

MEMORANDA.
11th Glamorganshire Rifle Volunteers.

Ensign Henry Randall has received Her Majesty's permission to resign his Commission.

Her Majesty has been graciously pleased to accept the resignation of the Commission held by Captain Kennicott in the 1st B. Cinque Ports Artillery Volunteer Corps. Her Majesty has been graciously pleased to accept the resignation of the Commission held by Ensign Charles Jacob Bullock Marsham, in the 7th Oxfordshire Rifle Volunteer Corps. The Queen has been graciously pleased to accept the resignation of the Commissions held by Captain Alfred Austin and Assistant-Surgeon George Augustus Merritt, M.D., in the 2nd Surrey Artillery Volunteer Corps. Her Majesty has been graciously pleased to accept the resignation of the Commission held by Ensign John Millard in the 11th Staffordshire Rifle Volunteers. Dated 12th January, 1863. Her Majesty has been graciously pleased to accept the resignation of the Commissions held by Captain Alexander Blair of the 4th Company, and Ensign John McMillan of the 9th Company, of Ayrshire Rifle Volunteers.

TREASURY WARRANT.
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WHEREAS by an Act of Parliament, made and passed in the session of Parliament holden in the third and fourth years of the reign of Her Majesty, chapter 96 for the regulation of the duties of postage, certain scales of weight and rates of postage were fixed, and were made chargeable and payable upon, for, and in respect of letters, newspapers, parliamentary proceedings, and printed papers transmitted and forwarded by the post, and various regulations were made for facilitating the transmission of such letters and papers by the post; and by the same Act power was given to the Postmaster-General to charge such higher rates of postage on certain letters, newspapers, and other printed papers therein mentioned, as the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, by Warrant under their hands, should from time to time deem expedient; and also to remit any of the rates of British postage or inland postage for the time being payable by law on the transmission of post letters, newspapers, or other printed papers to such extent as the lords of the Treasury should from time to time direct; and by the same Act power was also given to the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury from time to time, by Warrant under their hands, to alter and fix any of the rates of British postage or inland postage payable by law on the transmission by the post of Foreign or Colonial letters or newspapers,

or of any other printed papers, and to subject the .

same to rates of postage according to the weight thereof, and a scale of weight to be contained in such Warrant; and from time to time, by Warrant as aforesaid, to alter or repeal any of such

altered rates, and make and establish any new or

other rates in lieu thereof;

And whereas by another Act of Parliament, made and passed in the session of Parliament holden in the seventh and eighth years of the reign of Her Majesty, chapter 49, for the better regulation of Colonial posts, power is also given to the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, by Warrant under their hands, to alter and fix any of the rates of Colonial postage payable by law for the transmission of letters by the post, and to subject the same to rates of postage according to the weight thereof, and a scale of weight to be contained in such Warrant ; and from time to time, by Warrant as aforesaid, to alter or repeal any of such altered rates, and make and establish any new or other rates in lieu thereof;

And whereas further powers are given to the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury by another Act of Parliament, made and passed in the session of Parliament, holden in the tenth and eleventh years of the reign of Her Majesty, chapter 85, for giving further facilities for the transmission of letters by post, and for the regulating the duties of postage thereon, and for other purposes relating to the Post Office;

And whereas by another Act of Parliament, made and passed in the eighteenth year of the reign of Her Majesty, chapter 27, for amending the laws relating to the stamp duties on newspapers. and providing for the transmission by post of printed periodical publications, power was given to Her Majesty's Postmaster-General, with the consent of the Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury, at any time or time thereafter to make and issue such orders, regulations, conditions, and restrictions as he should deem to be necessary or expedient for the purpose of regulating the receipt, transmission, and delivery by post of periodical publications, under the provisions of that Act, or

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