In 1809 he succeeded to a lieutenancy; and resigned the adjutancy to command a small detachment in the field.
He was appointed to an ensigncy and adjutancy, and came to Canada.
I thought that when we got home I might get the adjutancy of a militia regiment, and that we might have been married.
He is just succeeding in obtaining what is called an 'adjutancy,' which, with the half pay, will put an end to many anxieties.
However, very soon the new governor-general gave him the adjutancy of his own regiment, then at Agra, and things grew brighter.
A few months after his marriage he accepted an adjutancy in the Northumberland Yeomanry.