Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Titel:
The life, studies and works of Benjamin West, Esq. president of The Royal Academy of London
Person:
Galt, John
Persistente ID:
urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1662038
PURL:
https://digitalesammlungen.uni-weimar.de/viewer/resolver?urn=urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1663234
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the 
bones 
of 
the 
slain 
WCTG 
likely 
to 
be 
found. 
solemn and 
In this 
affectin g 
duty 
several 
ofiicers 
belonging 
to 
the 42d 
regiment 
accompanied 
the 
detachment, 
and 
with 
them 
Major 
Sir 
Peter 
Halket, 
who 
had 
lost 
his 
father 
and 
brother 
in 
the 
fatal 
destruction 
the 
of 
army . 
It 
might 
have been 
he 
thought Q hopeless task that 
should 
be 
able 
to 
discriminate 
their 
remains 
from 
the 
CO11'lIl'lOl'l 
relics 
of 
the 
other 
soldiers ; 
but 
he 
W35 
ind uced 
to 
think 
otherwise, 
HS 
0116 
of 
the 
Indian 
warriors 
assured 
him 
that 
he 
h ad 
SEED 
an 
officer 
fall 
near 
remarkable 
tree, 
which 
he 
thought 
he 
could 
still 
discover ; 
informing 
him 
at 
the 
same 
time, 
that 
the 
incident 
W35 
pressed 
on 
his 
memory 
bY 
observing 
21 
y0ung 
subaltern, 
whQ: 
in 
running 
to 
the 
0fHcer's 
assis- 
reaching the 
tance, was also shot dead on his 
Spot: 
and fell across the other's body. 
The 
Major had 
mournful 
conviction 
in 
his 
OVVH 
mind that the 
were his father and brother, 
two oflicers 
and; 
deed, 
it was 
to 
OWll'lg 
chiefly 
his 
anxiety 
the 
subject, 
that this pious expedition, 
the second of 
that History records, was 
the kind 
undertaken.
        

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