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 16

His R. H. on Teusday fornoon being the 17th of
Sepr. marched the rest of his little Army from
Grey's Millns through the Kg's Park and there
encamping came himself ^ the Royal Palace at
the Abbay of Holly-rood house amidst avast croud
of spectators who from Town & Country flocked
together to see this uncommon sight expressing
their Surprise & Joy together by loud & frequent
huzza's - indeed the whole Scence as I have ^ told
by many was rather like a dream - so quick
& amazing seemed the change - tho no doubt wise
people saw well enough we had much to do still.
After two days ? stay in Edn for our refresh-
ment & proclamation made over the Cross of the
P's Rengency & some necessarys provided
we were ordered to encamp at Dudingston ^
about amile ^ East from Edn. his R. H. remaining
in the Abbay all night with his guards and
visiting and reviewing us every day, till friday
morning the P. having learned yt Genl Cope was
landed at Dunbar with the addition of some
Highland Companys raised by the Government
his R. H. marched us from the field at Duding
ston early in the Morning and about 3 in the af-
ternoon we were in Sight of the Enemy who had
taken up their ground on the plain bewest the