Journal - 1745, comparison with Lockhart - 1817


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Page numbered 8

their Country country accordingly. Accordingly, Keppoch (with about 40 men) intecepted intercepted them at the High bridge and obliged them to retreat back through Latterfinlay; but Keppoch, knowing their Superiority   superiority in Numbers numbers, and waiting for the advantage of the ground, did not attack them closely clossly till they entered enterd a thick wood at the head of Loch-lochy Lochlochy called Laganachdrom Longanachdrom, where they attacked & and surrounded them, some of the Glengarie Glengaries people, also from the village of Laganachdrom Longanachdrom also comming comeing in to support Keppoch Keppochs and a few. A few soldiers being were wounded, & 5 or 6 five or six killed, with the loss of 2 men of the highlanders Highlanders; the 4 Companys and these four companys were all taken prisoners and sent to his His R. H. at Glenfinin in Moydart. 

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As the Pr P. was setting out for Glenfinin to meet his friends according to appointment, I was dispatch’d detached to Ardnamurchan to recruit, and soon returned with 50 cliver fellows who pleasing pleased the Pr P.,and upon review, his Highness His H. was pleased to honour me with the Command command of them, and told me Iwas I was the first officer he had made in Scotland-; which Complement compliment encouraged my Vanity vanity not alittle a little, and with our friends vowed to the Almighty we would live & and die with our noble Prince, P. though all Brittain Britain should forsake


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The dash deleted after 'Scotland' was merely filling to the end of a line.