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Page 218 - That an humble address be presented to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent to...
Page 100 - Vandeleur, and the troops of the Light division, on the left, were likewise very forward on that side ; and, in less than half an hour from the time the attack commenced, our troops were in possession, 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 469 - M'Arthur's detachment is included, as he surrendered, agreeably to the terms of capitulation, in the course of the evening, with the exception of 200 men, whom he left escorting a valuable convoy at some little distance in his rear ; but there can be no doubt the officer commanding will consider himself equally bound by the capitulation. The enemy's aggregate force was divided into two troops of cavalry ; one company of artillery, regulars ; the 4th United States...
Page 551 - Holeroft, supported by a body of infantry, engaged his attention in front. This operation was aided too by the judicious position which Norton, and the Indians with him, had taken on the woody brow of the high ground above Queenstown. A communication being thus opened with Chipawa, n junction was formed with succours that had been ordered from that post.
Page 27 - I have the honour to acquaint you, for the information of my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that at 5 o'clock PM on the 6th of August last, in latitude 24° 44...
Page 347 - ... two Arapiles which we possessed, and from thence to attack and break our line ; or, at all events, to render difficult any movement of ours to our right. The extension of his line to his left, however, and its advance upon our right, notwithstanding that his troops still occupied very strong ground, and his position was well defended by cannon, gave me an opportunity of attacking him, for which I had long been anxious.
Page 185 - ... moderate use of those rights of retaliation, which the Berlin and Milan decrees necessarily called into action, to reconcile neutral states to those measures, which the conduct of the enemy had rendered unavoidable ; and which his majesty has at all times professed his readiness to revoke, so soon as the decrees of the enemy, which gave occasion to them, should be formally and unconditionally repealed, and the commerce of neutral nations restored to its accustomed course.
Page 346 - The enemy, however, succeeded ; their detachments being the strongest, and having been concealed in the woods nearer the hill than we were ; by which success they strengthened materially their own position, and had in their power increased means of annoying ours.
Page 461 - Lieutenant-General addressed to Earl Bathurst, one of his majesty's principal secretaries of state, of which the following is an extract and a copy : — Montreal, Aug.