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Memoir of Field-Marshal Sir Hew Dalrymple Ross, Etc
Sir Hew Dalrymple Ross
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Seite 69 - His Royal Highness the Prince Regent has been pleased, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, to approve and confirm the finding and sentence of the Court.
Seite 75 - ... Genl. Atkinson will deliver these Indians over to the civil authority of Illinois, I will send them to the proper county, for their trial for murder. I have the honor to be, your obt. servt., and friend JOHN REYNOLDS STATE OF ILLINOIS BELLEVILLE, 26th October, 1832 To BRIGADIER GENERAL, HENRY ATKINSON Sir — I had the honor to receive your letter of the 9th inst. informing me that you had in custody three Pottawattomie Indians who were concerned in the murder of the citizens of Illinois on Indian...
Seite 84 - ... have now 28 companies of foot and two of horse ; each company consists of 68 men including officers ; they are called out twice every day to learn the military discipline, and I can assure you some of the companies perform it equal to any regular troops. Capt. Gillis makes so short a stay here that I fear I shall not have it in my power to send any shoes by him. I have urged the shoemakers to get them done, but they had so many orders not completed when I applied, that I fear the ladies and yourself...
Seite 70 - Ross's guns, the only battery that had been able to surmount the difficulties of the ground after passing Sarre. The British infantry then carried the redoubt, drove Clausel from his position, forced the French to retire, and the rout was complete. Sir...
Seite 29 - Wellington told him that he wanted an active officer to fill so important a situation as Chief of Artillery...
Seite 61 - Waterloo he was made a knight-commander of the Bath and a knight of the Tower and Sword of Portugal ; he received the second class of the order of St.
Seite 56 - TO THE. SAME. Amphion, Malta, May 3rd, 1811. MY DEAR MOTHER, I am sure you will be glad to hear that I have received my orders to proceed to England with our two prizes immediately they can be put in a fit state for sea, which will be, I think, about the end of this month. The Volage, one of our squadron, goes with us, and I assure you I anticipate the happiness of meeting you all at old God wick with much pleasure.
Seite 23 - ... A. — I did, and he heard some of ye soldiers say that it was very hard to see such murder going on without consulting the Dr. as to their being able to receive it. Q. — "Was Doctor Beyer's attention to the sick constant and humane 1 A.
Seite 55 - ... By one o'clock, the left wing had gained the heights on the right of the Bayonne road, and the enemy were driven into their intrenched camp. Sir Rowland Hill with his corps passed the river by a deep ford above Cambo, and flanking the enemy's left at Urcuray, without resistance gained possession of the great road from St. Jean Pied de Port to Bayonne. The sixth division having crossed at Ustaritz, attacked a position to which the enemy had retired at VilJe Franque, and speedily dislodged them.
Seite 96 - ... the Federal candidates for elective offices, I think it highly desirable that the poison of this slander should be extracted, by imparting to the people the truth on this subject. ' With this impression, I must take the liberty of asking for such explanations and information of an official character as you may have it in your power to afford me, in order that I may lay it before my constituents in the usual way. " I am, with respect and esteem, your obedient servant, " JAMES EMOTT.