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 7

I had drunk the Kings health made me
speak the words again in Erse and said he
could drink the Kings health likewise in
that language repeating my words and the
Company mentioning my skill in the high-
land language his R. H. said I should be
his Master for that language and so was
made toast the healths of the Pr. & D.-----
Having stayed three or four days in Bora-
dil during which ^ messages were still com-
ming & going betwixt the Pr. & Lochiel Glen-
gary & Keppoch &c His R. H. then set out for
the town of Kinlochmoydart in Moydart about
7 miles from Boradil by the head of Lochnanu-
agh & Lochail.ort which way Clanronalds' Re-
giment marched closs by the shoar the Pr.
with his Artilary and Bagadge ^ by sea as being
the shorter passage of about 4 miles. Asur-
mise of the Prince's landing being now whis
pered abroad and the Govermt. having notice
thereof astrong detachment of 4 Companys were
ordered to Fortwilliam to reinforce the ga-
rison there; Glengarie and Keppoch's people ^ were
then assembling Judged it expedient to pre-
vent the Soldiers from passing through,