Excerpt from Regulations for the Government of the Navy of the United States The foregoing are provisions of the statute law of the country. In View momma-action of the fact that their meaning and force have been sometimes misunderstood, 01' existing laws. They are republished for the information of the service, with the following declarations and regulations, promulgated as the views of the Navy Depart ment upon the subject-matter, and its ofiicial construction of the law, as it exists, in relation thereto. By the force of naval law, and regulations made in conformity therewith, the following principles are established and exist as essentials of all military service, without which there can be neither command, discipline, r responsibility. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.