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" It was lucky I made that stand at Clifton, for otherwise the enemy would have been at our heels, and come straight to Penrith, where, after refreshing two or three hours, they might have come up with us, before we got to Carlisle. I am persuaded, that... "
Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archeological Society - Page 214
by Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society - 1889
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Jacobite Memoirs of the Rebellion of 1745

Robert Forbes - Jacobite Rebellion, 1745-1746 - 1834 - 511 pages
...through my hair, which was about two inches long, my bonnet having fallen off. It was lucky I made that stand at Clifton, for otherwise the enemy would have...entered Carlisle, there was above eight miles from our van to our rear, and mostly an open country, full of commons. I have been the more particular about...
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Carlisle in 1745: Authentic Account of the Occupation of Carlisle in 1745

George Gill Mounsey, John Waugh - Carlisle (England) - 1846 - 270 pages
...dragoons that were on horseback by the time we attacked the others." ****** "It was lucky I made that stand at Clifton, for otherwise the enemy would have...entered Carlisle, there was above eight miles from our van to our rear; and mostly an open country, full of commons." This account is so circumstantial,...
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Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745: Lord George Murray. James ...

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - Jacobite Rebellion, 1715 - 1846
...the Prince and the whole army. " It was lucky," calmly remarks Lord George Murray, " that I made that stand at Clifton, for otherwise the enemy would have...hours, they might have come up with us before we got to Carlisle."t Lord George was in imminent danger during the action at Clifton. Fortunately, an old man,...
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History of the Irish Brigades in the Service of France: From the Revolution ...

John Cornelius O'Callaghan - France - 1870 - 649 pages
...the latter. Lord George remarks — " It was lucky I made that stand at Clifton; for, otherwise, tho enemy would have been at our heels, and come straight to Penrith; where, after refreshing 2 or 3 hours, they might have come up with us, before we got to Carlisle. I am persuaded, that night...
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