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Serjeants , Corporals and Private Men .
Drummers , Trumpeters and Hautbois .
Holster - caps .
NINTH REGIMENT OF DRAGOONS.¹
[ 9TH QUEEN'S ROYAL LANCERS . ]
[ FROM ROYAL WARRANT , DATED 1 JULY , 1751. ] Facings and Lapells - Buff colour , without lapells . Button - holes and how the buttons are set on - White . Two and two .
Waistcoats and Breeches - Buff colour . Hat - Lace - Silver .
Colour Facing and lining of the coats - Buff colour , with red .
Waistcoats and Breeches - Red .
Lace - White , with a blue stripe .
Buff Colour , with white lace and blue stripe . Badge - IX . D.
HISTORICAL RECORD OF
Colour of the 2nd and 3rd Standard or Guidon - Buff colour . Embroidery on the three Standards - Silver .
Fringe on the three Standards - Silver and blue .
Badge on the 2nd and 3rd Standard or Guidon - IX . D.
1768. 28 May .
1769. 24 May . Officers looped with a narrow silver braid like the men's , turned up with a small buff cuff and narrow buff cape ; buff lining and an epaulette ; buff waistcoat and buff leather breeches ; buttons numbered .
INSPECTION RETURNS .
Officers ' buttons not yet numbered . 43 long
1774. 28 May . Red , faced light buff , button - holes silver . 1788. 4 June . Hats not proper cock and too small . Swords in waist - belts and not carried in shoulder cross - belts according to order .
1789. 9 June . 2 Standards , 1771. Furniture , 1784 .
1790. 16 June . Swords too short , and very different from the new pattern lately ordered .
1792. 4 June . No music .
29 August . Housings , 1793 .
COATS , Scarlet ; double - breasted ; without lappels ; lined with buff ; slit sleeves , turned up with buff ; the button - holes ornamented with narrow white lace ; the buttons of white metal , set on two and two ; a long slash pocket in each skirt , and a white worsted aiguillette on the right shoulder .
WAISTCOAT AND BREECHES , -buff colour . HATS , three - cornered cocked - hats , bound with silver lace , and ornamented with a white metal loop and a black cockade .
BOOTS , of jacked leather , reaching to the
CLOAKS , of scarlet cloth , with a buff cape , and lined with buff shalloon ; the buttons set on two and two upon white frogs or loops , with a blue stripe down the centre .
HORSE FURNITURE , -of buff cloth ; the holster caps and housings having a border of white lace , with a blue stripe down the centre ; IX . D. em broidered upon the housings on a red ground , within a wreath of roses and thistles ; G.R. em broidered on the holster caps , with a crown over it and IX : D. underneath .
THE NINTH LANCERS .
OFFICERS , —distinguished by silver lace ; their 1751 coats and waistcoats bound with silver embroidery ; the button - holes worked with silver ; and a crim son silk sash worn across the left shoulder .
QUARTER - MASTERS , -to wear a crimson sash round the waist .
SERJEANTS , to have narrow silver lace on the cuffs , pockets , and shoulder straps ; silver arguil lettes ; and buff and blue worsted sashes tied round the waist .
DRUMMERS AND HAUTBOYS , -clothed in buff , lined and turned up with red , and ornamented with white lace , having a blue stripe down the centre ; red waistcoats and breeches .
GUIDONS , the first , or King's , guidon to be of crimson silk , embroidered and fringed with gold and silver ; in the centre the rose and thistle con joined , and crown over them , with the motto Dieu et mon droit underneath ; the white horse in a compartment in the first and fourth corners , and IX . D. in silver characters on a buff ground in a compartment in the second and third corners . The second and third guidons to be of buff silk ; in the centre IX . D. in silver characters on a
912L : 2440/3
912L : 2440/3
DRAGOONS 1751 .