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EDINBURGH

... and have much difficulty, in getii : frelh and wholfome water; and that the Itreels cf faid town are not properly paved, lighted, and watchi. and that the town of Greenock being only a burgh . barony, it would tend greatly to tlle cafe, advaiita- and ...

Published: Wednesday 03 February 1773
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1229 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

EDINB U R G H,

... company of light horfe in Lord Cathcart's legion. Lord Cathcart's legion is now a very formidable body. ft cor.fil.s of 6 troops light horfc, and about 1200 infantry, all provincials, and commanded by experienced officer Prefton's regiment of light horfe ...

Published: Saturday 06 March 1779
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1859 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

SUPPLE It! F. N I' to the fo.e_.c-.i-E GAZETTE

... not being able to get into the river before the 27th. prevented any operations from going oh, ex- ccotin-t a company of Light Infantry, under the command of Sir James Baird, and conduhedby Lieutenant Clark c.f the Phoenix, fe-nt to Wiilm- ington Iffand ...

Published: Monday 01 March 1779
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 2977 | Page: 2, 3 | Tags: none

I EDINBURGH

... privates killed. — A few .J^ks thereafter we landed on the Continent, about 28 miles foove New York, where a battalion of light infantry attacked ur 3000 of the rebels, and beat them back to their entrench- J. AT — ?? le z Bth inftant, we had a regular engagement ...

Published: Wednesday 25 December 1776
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1021 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

Fruit tie London Gazelle, June 4

... perfuafions ccuid induce the mob to retiie, tili a few light horfe arrived and dif- pei-fcd tlicm, when the grenadiers alio returned to the lortrefs, and to the main givard from whence they came. The light horfe patrolled the ftreets ali that day and part ...

Published: Wednesday 08 June 1774
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1504 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

Camp nearly oppofite to Saratoga, Aug. 20. 1777

... knew the country, an hundred Indians, and two light pieces of cannon. The whole detachment amounted to about five hundred men. The inftrutftions were pofitive xo keep the regular corps pofted, while the light troops fei; tiieir way, and not to incur the ...

Published: Wednesday 05 November 1777
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1431 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

L O N DON

... New York ifland; the rebels are throwing .p .works at Hellgate to oppose us. General Clinton, with the grenadiers and light infantry, is opposite to Hellgate. The Rofe a:*d Roebuck svent tip the E ift rive- yefterday with all the flat-bottom boats. The ...

Published: Wednesday 16 October 1776
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1858 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

A M E R I C A

... Keto-Tcrk, jfan. 3. A letter from Hiiladclphia informs us, tli.tt there was a flrrroilh about three weeks ago, in which the light infantry killed and wounded about 50 of Morgan's rebel riflemen ; foon after which, a detachment of the Royal army routed a body ...

Published: Monday 23 February 1778
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 2176 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

IRISH INTELLIGENCE

... each, when they '•cd on that unhealthy ifland, had only 10 or 12 men left fit kid k ' t ' le fl atl k (grenadier and light infantry companies) ?? n called Into their ?? regiments, after which the it J 1 &incrt 'sfed. An ho'p'tal was building, and would ...

Published: Wednesday 16 June 1779
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 2194 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

From tie London Gazette, A-,

... commanding there very narrowly cfcaped being ofthe number. The lofs on our part was only 3 yagers, and 4. foldiers of ths light infantry, I a-hcA v. :u:;dcd. A detached corps or troops, confiiling of ISOO rank anel file, having embarked in tranfports, proceeded ...

Published: Wednesday 11 June 1777
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 4129 | Page: 2, 3 | Tags: none

From tie London Paper:, Sept. 15

... reinfor- ced with four regiro-nts of infantry, and 11 large- corps ot curaf- f.rs, huffius, and dragoons, commanded by Gen. Noihtn. Erlanaen, tin. 25. We receive from all quarters a con- firmation tb« the Pruffian light troops from Prince Henry's array, ...

Published: Monday 21 September 1778
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 673 | Page: 1 | Tags: none