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when they were originally produced;—times and occasions'which live in my recollection, associated with the tender remembrance of those literary friends whom I have, alas! survived, but who remain, and, while I live, will remain, hallowed in my sense of their talents and their worth.

PAGE.

CHAPTER II.

Conspiracy to restore the Family of Stuart—Engagement to
take Arms—Sent to the Old Pretender—Transmitted hy
him to Cardinal Fleury. War at the Death of Charles VI.
Emperor of Germany. The House of Austria attacked—
Assisted by Great Britain. Cardinal Fleury sends an Agent
to Edinburgh. Plan of Invasion. Death of Cardinal Fleury.
Succeeded by Cardinal de Tencin. Charles Stuart arrives at
Paris—Goes to Dunkirk. The Troops begin to embark.
Design of Invasion frustrated by a Storm. Charles embarks
for Scotland—Lands in the Highlands 409

VOLUME III.

CHAPTER III.

Charles at Boradale—His Interview with Lochiel—Resolves
to erect his Standard. Commencement of Hostilities. Sir
John Cope—His Correspondence with the Secretary of State
—Marches towards Fort Augustus. The Rebels take post
on his way to the Fort. Sir John changes his Route. The
Rebels advance to the Southward. Alarm at Edinburgh—
Condition of the City. The Rebels take possession of Perth.
—Petition of the Citizens of Edinburgh for Leave to take
Arms—The Petition granted. Observations 3

CHAPTER IV.

Preparations to defend the City. Transports sent for General

Cope's Army. Notice that the Rebels had left Perth—

Their March. Conduct of the Volunteers. The Highland-

ers advance towards Edinburgh. Retreat of the Dragoons.

Consternation in the City. Meeting of the Magistrates and

Citizens—Proceedings of the Meeting. Deputation sent to

Charles. Notice that the Transports are off Dunbar. Re-

turn of the Deputies. Another Deputation sent out. The

Deputies ordered to be gone. The Rebels get Possession of

the City 38

CHAPTER V.

Charles comes to Holyrood House. His Father proclaimed.
The Dragoons join Sir John Cope—His march towards
Edinburgh—Receives Information of the Rebels advancing
to meet him—Forms hjg Army to receive the Enemy—The
Rebels come in sight. A Morass between the Armies. Va-
rious Movements till Night. The Rebels pass the Morass.
The Battle of Preston JO

CHAPTER VI.

Charles at Holyrood House—Resolutions of his Council. Con-

test with General Guest in the Castle. The Rebels reinfor-

ced. Some Ships arrive from France. Correspondence of

Charles with the Chiefs. Of the Chiefs with one another.

Their Engagements to join the Rebel Army. Message by

Lord Lovat's Secretary. Embarrassment of Charles and his

Council. Resolution and Preparations to March into Eng-

land. Number of the Rebels when they left Edinburgh . 98

CHAPTER VII.

March of the Rebels towards Carlisle. Carlisle invested. Ge-

neral Wade at Newcastle. Charles marches to Brampton.

The Duke of Perth sent back to besiege Carlisle. The

Mayor capitulates. The Rebels take possession of the City.

Dissension in their Army. Cause of Dissension. The Cause

removed. A Council of War. Order sent to Lord Strath-

allan. March of the Rebels from Carlisle. They arrive at

Derby. Council held at Derby. Resolution of the Council

to march back. The Retreat begins. The Duke of Cum-

berland pursues. Skirmish at Clifton. The Rebels con-

tinue their march. Cross the Esk, and return to Scotland 111

CHAPTER VIII.

State of Scotland while the Rebel Army was in England.
Preparations for War. Head-Quarters of both Armies—
Skirmish at Inverury. Number of the Rebels—Contention
and Animosity amongst them. Charles marches to Stirling
—The Town surrenders. The Rebels besiege the Castle.
General Hawley marches to raise the Siege. The two Armies

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