The Annals of Derry; Showing the Rise and Progress of the Town from the Earliest Accounts on Record to the Plantation Under King James I. 1613, and Th

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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. 1847 Excerpt: ...for the object of approaching close to the walls if possible. Their designs having been perceived by Colonel Mitchelburne, that officer ordered a blind or screen to be erected before Butcher's-gate, under the superintendence of Captain Schomberg, that the gate might not be demolished by the enemy's guns, as ...
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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. 1847 Excerpt: ...for the object of approaching close to the walls if possible. Their designs having been perceived by Colonel Mitchelburne, that officer ordered a blind or screen to be erected before Butcher's-gate, under the superintendence of Captain Schomberg, that the gate might not be demolished by the enemy's guns, as well as to enable the troops of the garrison to prevent the enemy from sapping the bastion. Still an unremitting and weighty fire both from the large guns and the trenches was kept up against the City, and, notwithstanding their almost insurmountable difficulties, was as briskly returned by the garrison. 27th--On the evening of the 26th a conference was requested by Colonel Gordon O'Neill of the besieging army, with officers of the garrison: Colonel Lance and Lieutenant-Colonel Campbell proceeded this morning to the place appointed, the old Gallows-field or Gallows-strand, t (the south-western extremity of the island.) Colonel O'Neill informed them that instructions had just been received by Marshal de Rosen from King James, for the purpose of offering terms of capitulation, which terms were contained in a letter to the Governors from Lieuten antGeneral Hamilton, who was commissioned to carry the negotiations into effect. The letter, with the terms proposed, ran thus:--" First--.That Colonel O'Neill has a power to discourse with the Governors of Derry, from General Hamilton, as appears by his sending this. " 2d--That the general has full power, does appear by Ms commission. " 3d--That General Rosen has no power from the king to intermeddle with what Lieutenant-General Hamilton does, as to the Siege, being only sent to oppose the English succour; and that all conditions and parleys are left to the said Lieutenant-General Hamilton; that as t...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150291449
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 102
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.21 (d)

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