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  • ISBN13:9781153604994
  • ISBN10:115360499X
  • Publisher:Rarebooksclub.com
  • Language:English
  • Author:Benjamin Rumford
  • Binding:Paperback
  • Sub Genre:Essays
  • SUPC: SDL333404269

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Excerpt: ... Salt ... ... 0 0 1/24 .... 0 7/16 Pepper ... ... 0 0 1/24 Water ... ... 0 23 1/2 ----- ----- Total 0 4 2/24 0 23 1/2 In dumplins. Wheaten-bread 0 3 3/4 Ditto flour 0 2 2/3 Salt ... ... 0 0 1/24 .... 1 1/4 Water ... ... 0 7 1/12 ----- ----- Total 0 6 11/24 0 7 7/12 Dry bread. For breakfast 0 10 At dinner 0 10 In the afternoon 0 10 .... 2 1/2 At supper 0 10 --- Total 1 8 --- ----- General total 2 24 13/24 0 31 1/2 which cost 5 17/48 The ammunition bread is reckoned in this estimate at two creutzers the Bavarian pound, which is about what it costs at a medium; and as the daily allowance of the soldiers is 1 1/2 Bavarian pounds of the bread, this reckoned in money amounts to three creutzers a-day; and this added to his pay at five creutzers a-day, makes eight creutzers a-day, which is the whole of his allowance from the sovereign for his subsistence. But it appears from the foregoing account, that he expends for Food no more than 5 17/48 creutzers a-day, there is therefore a surplus amounting to 2 31/48 creutzers a-day, or very near ONE-THIRD OF HIS WHOLE ALLOWANCE, which remains; and which he can dispose of just as he thinks proper. This surplus is commonly employed in purchasing beer, brandy, tobacco, etc. Beer in Bavaria costs two creutzers a pint, brandy, or rather malt-spirits, from fifteen to eighteen creutzers; and tobacco is very cheap. To enable the English reader to form, without the trouble of computation, a complete and satisfactory idea of the manner in which these Bavarian soldiers are fed, I have added the following Analysis of their fare; in which the quantity of each article is expressed in Avoirdupois weight, ...

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