The dispatches of ... the duke of Wellington, compiled by lieut. colonel Gurwood. [With] Suppl. to vol. 1/3 [and] Index. [With] Index, Volume 8

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Page 34 - I have the honor to enclose the copy of a letter which I have received from...
Page 357 - Lestrade, and I shall be very much obliged to you if you will let me hear of any fresh, developments of so singular a chain of events.
Page 448 - Regiment, and Major George Napier, who led the storming party of the light division, and was wounded on the top of the breach. I have great pleasure in reporting to your Lordship the uniform good conduct, spirit of...
Page 474 - Ponsonby is killed; and in announcing this intelligence to your Lordship, I have to add the expression of my grief, for the fate of an officer who had already rendered very brilliant and important services, and was an ornament to his profession.
Page 289 - Merida, the grounds over which the troops had to manoeuvre being a plain thinly scattered with oak and cork trees. My object, of course, was to place a body of troops so as to cut off the retreat of the enemy by these roads.
Page 453 - Return of Killed, Wounded, and Missing, of the Army under the command of his Excellency...
Page 365 - Freneda, 18th December, 1811. ' I have the honor to enclose the copy of a letter which...
Page 295 - It would be particularly agreeable to me if some mark of the favour of His Royal Highness the Prince Regent were conferred upon General Hill ; his services have been always meritorious, and very distinguished in this country, and he is beloved by the whole army.
Page 447 - ... and formed on the ramparts of the place, each body contiguous to the other ; the enemy then submitted, having sustained a considerable loss in the contest.
Page 454 - ... they are daily acquiring for themselves by their gallantry and good conduct, that their misfortunes do not make so great an impression upon you.

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