The History of the Campaign in Germany, for the Year 1704. Under the Command of His Grace John Duke of Marlborough,

The History of the Campaign in Germany, for the Year 1704. Under the Command of His Grace John Duke of Marlborough,

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1705 edition. Excerpt: ...Glorious Action, I (hall not pretend to give any better Account, than these following Letters from the Generals. The first was from the Duke of Marlborough to his Duchess, who after he had been 16 hours on Horse-back, and in pen suit of the Enemy, wrote these following Letters on Horseback, with a black-lead Pencil. The Duke of Marlborough'x Letter to his Duchess. IHave not time to fay more, than to beg of you to present my Humble Duty to the Qaeen, and to let her Majesty know, that her Army has had a glorious Victory. Monsieur Tallard and two other Generals are in my Coach, and I am following the rest: The Bearer, my Aid de Camp, Colonel Fark, will give her Majesty an Account of what has passed, I shall do it in a day or two more at large..13,1704. Marlborough. The Prince o/Hefle'f Letter to the States of Holland. High and Mighty Lords, YOur High and Mightinesses having entrusted me with the Command or yout Cavalry, I thought it my ptity to give you notice, that we fold the good fortune entirety to beat the Enemies Army near Hochstet; I cannot give the Particulars, because the Action did not end till;v-i F % Night; Night; but it's certain we have ruin'd the whole Wing of the French Horse and some Battalions, which we cut in in pieces; our Foot made themselves Masters of a Village, where they took and killed zo Battalions. I can assure your High and Mightinesses, that your Cavalry has done Wonders, and all the General-Officers, and particularly General Hompesch, have very well distinguished themselves. I remain with all Respect, your High and Mightinesses, &c. Aug. 13. N!-S. Signed Frederick Heslen. I hope your and High Mightinesies will pardon me, that rhy Relation is not more exact; I wrote it ata n at Night, and am somewhat fatigued with...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236649524
  • 9781236649522