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Notes and Queries, Number 187, May 28, 1853

A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc.

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1853
Language: English
Wordcount: 22,547 / 78 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.1
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 454
Added to site: 2007.01.22
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Genre: Periodical
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set: the rest their names I have forgote. We are now in full possession of this place. Some say the Pretender was in the battle, and wounded; but others say he was not. Such of them as are left are gone to Fort Augustus. The duke, God be praised, is in good health, and all the generalls. His Royal Highness behaved as if he had been inspired, riding up and down giveing orders himself.

I am, Gentlemen, Your most obedt. servant, DAVID BRUCE.

After writing y^e above, y^e lists of y^e killed and wounded are as follows, so far as is yet known:--

We have of y^e prisoners 700 Killed and wounded on y^e field 1800

Of y^e duke's army:--

Killed, wounded, and amissing 220

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Gentlemen,

I hope you'l pardon y^e confusedness of y^e foregoing line, as I have been in y^e utmost confusion since I came here. 'Tis said, but not quite certain, y^t y^e following rebells are killed, viz.:--Lochiel, Capuch (Keppach), Lord Nairn, Lord Lewis Drummond, D. of Perth, Glengarry

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