Journal - 1745, comparison with Lockhart - 1817


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Page numbered 40
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Marginal notes (written in the right margin and between lines)††

Ld G. M. Ld Ogilvy. Ld Pitsl &c had left Abd about (?) 26 march.(?). *† Whilst our low country army lay at Aberdn some several ships landed there (?)† (?)France wth Some Money Arms and abt 300 of (?) James drgoons but mostly dismouned and they altogether left Aberdeen Feb. 23d & marched to Elgin & the neighbrhood in the Country of Spey

About this time (?) this month the Hazard Sloop (wch the Pís Ps friends friends had taken made emselvs themselves masters of†at Montrose while he was Engdwhilst he was in England, at Montrose & and was now imployed employed in his Service service) had come from France with money to the North with money, and being chacíd chased by some of the GovernmtsGovernment ships of war into the murray Murray Firth firth, was driven on shore, shore whereby the Money money fell into the hands of Ld Raeís peo. Lord Raes people then in Arms arms for e Govermt, the Government and which might have been prevented if Lord Cromarty in the Ps service in that country had done his duty. This loss at so criticall a time a loss. wch contributed much to our future misfortunes. we being at this time in great way want of Pay, wch pay which we had got very regularly hitherto.


Comments

1. Lower marginal note (which appears on right hand side of page in Journal): "Whilst our Low Country… " is incorporated in the appropriate place in the Lockhart version, virtually in its entirety three lines from the top of page 40, after "an Interprise".

2. The marginal addition run-on, which occurs after the line drawn on page 40 is reproduced as if the line did not exist in the Lockhart production. In addition to minor editing amendments to this section of text, the Lockhart version contains an addition, namely "which might have been prevented if Lord Cromarty in the Ps service in that country had done his duty. This loss at so criticall a time "

3. Upper marginal note: "Ld G. M. Ld Ogilvy…""may have been an aide memoir within the Journal for use on page 41, which is quoted by Lockhart as… "Our battalions that marched to join those who had been appointed to guard the Spay, were Clanronalds, Ardsheels, together with Pitsligos horse and the French piquets". There is also an earlier mention on page 21 to "Lord Ogilvie and his regiment of foot from the Braes of Angus and to Lord Pitsligo with his good body of horse from the Mearns".