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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Page numbered 4

in the case of aSurprise. I answer'd that in such
times of danger or during awar we had a differ-
ent method of using the plaid, that with one --
spring I would start to my feet with drawn sw
sword & cock'd pistle in my hand without being
in the least encumber'd with my bedcloths: Se-
veral such questions he put to him ^ then ris-
ing quickly from his seat he calls for a dram
                    person             me                   not
when the same ^whispered ^asecond time ^to pledge
the stranger   not
him ^          but ^ to drink to him; by which seasonable
hint Iwas confirmed in my Suspicion who he
was, having taken a glass of wine in his hand
he drank to us all round and soon after left us.
On the 19th 20th & 21st his R. H. was in private with *
Sr Tho. Sheridan Athole & Clanronald and 22nd Clan-
ronald & Allan Mcdonald Brother to Kinloch-
moydart were sent to Sr Alexr Mcdonald of
Slate & the Laird of Mccloed to enduce them
to Join his R. H. according to duty & promise;
Glenaladel, another Gentleman & I being likewise
sent to conveen Clanronalds ^ and to get some
of the best of them for the P's guard in the mean
time, and others to be imployed in unloading
the ship of the arms & ammunition. This was

Marginal note:
* 19th