Journal - 1745, comparison with Lockhart - 1817

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Page numbered 26

the main body having gone to Penrith that day.  The 18th eighteenth the Rear-Guard rearguard join’d  joind the main body at Penrith in the Evening evening.  they They had observed several severall partys of the Enemy enemy, but upon approach the advance of our Rear-guard rear guard  they always retired:;   once a considerable body of their light Horse horse formed form’d upon the road in order to stop their our advancing advanceing any further, but upon some of the Highlanders throwing down their plaid & plaids and running up  to attack them, they went off at the Gallop retired, one of them only being killed.  After the baggage were was sent on to Penrith a battalion of our foot & and some Horse horse went through Ld Lord Lansdale’s Lansdales parks at Lowdarther hall of Lowdar, thinking to find some of the Enemy’s enemys Light light horse about his House the house, as he was Ld Lieutent. Lord Leutenant of the County county,; accordingly some of them were seen at a distance, but rode of off on sight of the Highlanders:.  some Some shots  were fir’d fired after them.,  At and at the same time some partys of our Army army scouring the parks took arunning a running footman of the D. of Cumbd. Duke of Cumberland prisoner and another person clothed cloathed in green who appeared appeard to be an officer, who informed yt that the D. of Cumbd. Duke of Cumberland was within amile a mile with about 4000 Horse horse & and Dragoons dragoons besides Light light Horse horse & and Militia militia,; upon wch which Ld Lord George Murray (who always commanded the rear guard) with 4 four battalions battallions viz vizt. Glengarys, Cluny Mcph. Cluny-McPharsons, the Athole & Appin peo and Appin people who always commanded the Rear-guard took possession of a village called Clifton, being a mile from Ld Lord Lonsdale’s Lansdale’s House house upon the highway to and about 2 two miles short of Penrith whe


Lockhart omits in relation to the Appin People: "who always commanded the Rear Guard" but instead inserts the words after Lord George Murray. 'Lowdther hall' - from original.