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  • Larry Lozon
    Mike, Is there anyway of spacing your responses so it would be easier to read? Also, could you snip the unimportant to know what you are responding about
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 1, 2001

      Is there anyway of spacing your responses
      so it would be easier to read?

      Also, could you 'snip' the "unimportant
      to know what you are responding about"

      Larry Lozon
      Assistant Moderator

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: mike dollinger
      >From: Scott McDonald <raintree@...>
      >Reply-To: WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com
      >To: WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: Re: [WarOf1812] Uniform alterations
      >Date: Thu, 1 Feb 2001 01:39:50 -0600
      >right o Scott, any tailor or officer in charge would see the need to
      >stretch the spacing between the loops and it would be done. Uniforms are
      >and were a thing of pride they wouldnt be made to look silly. Mike
      >Dollinger tailor for 78th, 93rd, Von Riedesel and countless other well
      >dressed reenactors!
      > >Suzy Baby..........
      > >
      > >.....we are talking about a guy who is damnear' 7' tall !
      > >~ if we did the lace thingie as per Warrant,
      > > he would look like he was wearing a bib!
      >There is a drawing of Big Sam wearing his 3rd Sutherland Fencibles uniform
      >which of course has a much earlier style coat (1793 ish) but it is
      >interesting that it has the 10 buttons down each side lapel which I think
      >was per regulation at the time and in my humble opinion they appear to be
      >spaced a little further apart than some other illustrations of the same
      >type uniform.
      >I'm not really trying to stir anything up here. I know that Regimental
      >tailors had considerable lattitude within the regulations to make certian
      >changes so the uniform would fit and they could add certian embellishments,
      >especially to bands and flank companies, But regs were regs, especially
      >regarding the number of buttons, right?
      >OK I could be wrong
      >Scott McDonald

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