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58                 MILITARY MUSIC AND ITS STORY.
II The regiment's musick must consist of two trumpets, two French horns, two bassoons and four hautbois or clarinetts;6 these instruments to be pro­vided by the regiment, but kept in repair by the head musician.
III.    The musicians will be looked upon as actual soldiers, and cannot leave the regiment without a formal discharge. The same must also behave them, according to the articles of war.
IV.    The aforesaid musicians will be clothed by the regiment.
V.    So long as the artillery remains in Germany each musician to have ten dollars per month, but the two French horns to have twelve dollars per month, out of which they must provide their own bread; but when they arrive in England, each musician to receive one shilling, the two French horns one shilling and twopence per day; this payment to commence at their arrival in England.
VI.    The musicians shall be obliged to wait upon the commanding officer so often as he shall desire to have musick, without any hope of gratification, but if they shall be desired to attend upon any other officer, they are to have a ducat per night, but in England half a guinea.
VII.    Should the aforesaid musicians be taken sick they are to be attended by the surgeon of the regiment,
'Ten instruments are here provided for eight men.—Vide Clause I.
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