Sources for army officers' commissions
Published date: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 08:00:00 GMT
Mark Dunton looks at the system for purchasing and selling commissions as it worked from 1800 - 1871. He covers first appointments, promotions, exchanges, retirement, the payment process and the activities of the 'army agents'. He uses document examples to illustrate the talk.
Author: Mark Dunton Duration: 31:30