That intended additional stoppages of 2 livres for a sergeant and 1 livre for every hussar, fusilier, grenadier, or chasseur, making a fusilier or chasseur with 7 livres 18 sols 6 deniers per thirty days, a grenadier or hussar with 10 livres 3 sols 6 deniers each month, or 122 livres, 2 sols each year. Since wages was doubled when it comes to American Campaign, a soldier stationed in France received around 60 livres in money wages each year, one fourth the wages of the domestic servant and half the yearly monetary worth of a slaveвЂ™s work to their owner that has been set because of the Parlement of Paris through the entire 1760s and 1770s at 120 livres, again not counting costs for meals and clothes. To place this figure into viewpoint it may possibly be well well worth mentioning that Axel von Fersen estimated him 20 livres a month to keep his dog that it cost!
The thing that was much more crucial ended up being they received their wages in French coin that they were paid regularly every two weeks without fail in specie, more and more with Spanish dollars as the war progressed, but during the fall and winter of 1780/1. The French money system and coinage emerge an ordonnance of 23 May 1774 maintained its foundation within the Carolingian monetary system before the springtime of 1795. Continue reading “Additionally increased were the deductions for the masse de linge et chaussure, the regimental investment to pay money for a soldierвЂ™s uniform as well as for their footwear. NCOs contributed 16 deniers a day to the masse, corporals and enlisted males half as much.”