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New from The National Archives, U.K.:


British Royal Navy Allotment Declarations 1795-1852 (ADM 27)



A naval act of 1795 allowed petty officers, seamen, non-commissioned officers, and marines to remit part of their wages for the maintenance of their mothers, wives, or families. In order to achieve an allotment, the individual needed to complete an allotment declaration, and then their payments were entered into a register of allotments.


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