Considerations on the question lately agitated in Westminster-Hall :
whether the proceedings of commanders in chief of fleets and armies, acting within the military powers delegated to them, and in the course of discipline, are subject to the review of the civil courts of law : with observations on the case which has given rise to this important question, and on other points which have occurred in that cause /
By William Pulteney, esq.
|Main Author:||Pulteney, William.|
London : Printed for J. Stockdale, 1786.
Military law /
The case referred to was that concerning Captain Evelyn Sutton. "At a court martial assembled ... January, 1781 ... the court ... proceeded to enquire into the conduct and behaviour of Captain Evelyn Sutton, commander of His Majesty's ship Isis, on the 31st of last month, when he fell in with and engaged a Dutch ship ... and how far he did his utmost to take or destroy her"--Note, p. 5.
2 prelim. leaves, -72 p. ;
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