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 26

the main ^ having gone to Penrith that day.
the 18th the Rear-guard join'd the main body at
Penrith in the Evening. they had observed sever-
al partys of the Enemy but upon approach of our
Rear-guard they always retired: once a consider-
able body of their light Horse formed upon the road
               stop       our
in order to ^ their ^ advancing any further, but upon
some of the Highlanders throwing down their plaid
& running up to attack them they went off at the
Gallop one of them only being killed. After the
baggage were ^ sent on to Penrith a battalion of
^ foot & some Horse went through Ld Lansdale's parks
          ther hall
at Lowder ^ thinking to find some of the Enemy's
Light horse about his House as he was Ld Lieutent.
of the County, according^ some of them were seen at
a distance but rode of ^ sight of the Highlanders: some
shots were fir'd after them. At the same time some
partys of our Army scouring the parks took arun-
ning footman of the D. of Cumbd. prisoner and ano-
ther person clothed in green who appeared to be
an officer, who informed yt the D. Cumbd. was ---
within amile with about 4000 Horse & Dragoons
besides Light Horse & Militia; upon ^ Ld George
  with 4 battalions viz Glengarys, Cluny' Mcph. the Athole & Appin peo
Murray ^ who always commanded the Rear-guard
took possession of a village called Clifton being
a mile from Ld Lonsdale's House, upon the high
way to, and about 2 miles short of Penrith whe