Copy of Original Journal & Memoires
of Prince Charles's
Expedition into Scotland 1745-6
By a Highland Officer in his Army
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the Prince's Veshel lay, and ^ called for the
ships boat & being understood to be the persons
for whom the express was sent, we were im-
mediatly carryed on board. Our hearts were
now overjoyed to find our selves so near our
long wished for Prince. We found alarge
tent erected with poles on the ships deck co-
vered & wellfurnished with variety of wines and
spirits. As we enter'd this pavilion we were
most chearfully welcomed by the D. of Athole
to whom some of us had been known in the
year 1715 While the Duke was talking with
us Clanronald was amissing and had as we
understood been called in to the Prince's Cabin
nor did we look for the Honour of seeing the
P. at least for that night; after being 3 hours
with the P. Clanronald returned to us and in
about half an hour after there enter'd the tent
atall youth of amost agreeable aspect in aplain
black coat with aplain shirt not very clean and
a Cambric stock fixed with aplain Silver buckle
afair round wig out of the buckle, aplain hat
with a Canvas string around it with ^ one end