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masters of the Town town we seiz’d seized
two ships vessalls with arms
which was sent further up the river near to Perth. We
took up some publick
we sent further up the river Tay towards Perth; we likewise took
up some publick money here, liberated some prisoners &
and proclaimed the P. Regent R-g-t, and upon
Munday Monday thereafter our Regiment we marched
back to Perth.
(Para break in Lockhart)
His R. H. left Perth on Wednesday the 11th
we were yt night at of September when we marched
near 20 miles & came to Dumblane
where our Army army rested for ye
the 12th & and encamped yt
that night a mile without the Town town between
Dumblane and Stirling.
Insertion into text from margin : it It was in this
field of Sherrifyt that
many of our Fathers fathers and likewise several severalls
of us now with
the Pr P. fought for the same cause
just thirty years ago at the battle of Sherrif mmuir
On the 13th we
left marched fm from Dumblane
and leaving Sterling on our left
through Down, and crossed the water of Teath at the bridge there.
The P. stoped at a gentlemans house near Down, of the name of E----n,
and drunk a glass of wine on horseback, where the ladys &c.
of the country were assembled to see him. we We
passed the River river Forth at the
Ford ford of the
Frew, under Balquhan and about six miles above Sterling;
here we expected about 6 miles above Stirling, expecting
to have been opposed
there by Col Colonell Gardiner’s Gardners
Dragoons who had been were encamped in the
Park park of Sterling Stirling and
who we heard had threatned to cut us all to pieces
if we attempted to cross the water.
dragoons instead of intercepting our passage as
soon as they heard of our cross
upon our approach gallopped galloped away in great
hurry and lay that night at Falkirk.
The P. in crossing Forth may be said to have pass passed
the Rubicon; he had now no rough highland
grounds ground for
shelter refuge a retreat
in case of any disaster was and being entered into the low
country and must fairly meet his fate P.&
He and his little Army halted soon after passing
Forth and dined & din’d (after passing the River)
at the house of Leckie, the
of a Gentleman belonging to a gentleman of the name of Moir who
had the night befor before had been taken seized in
his bed by a party of Dragoons dragoons &
and carried prisoner to Sterling Stirling Castle,
upon intelligence yt that he was preparing to receive
& entertain and intertain the Pr. & his
Company in the most hos P. and his followers, which indeed
we were in a most
In the fourth paragraph, Lockhart incorporates a marginal
note into the text. This is expanded and differs - namely,:
..through Down, and crossed the water of Teath
at the bridge there. The P. stoped at a gentlemans house near
Down, of the name of E----n, and drunk a glass of wine on
horseback, where the ladys &c. of the country were assembled
to see him" The marginal note does not mention Edmonstone's
house near Down or the Teath crossing.
In the fifth paragraph Lockhart adds:"
after passing Forth" and:"
and his followers,
which indeed we were in a most