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The Creevey Papers
Major Andrew Hamilton to Thomas Creevey, 26 March 1815

Vol. I. Contents
Ch. I: 1793-1804
Ch. II: 1805
Ch. III: 1805
Ch. IV: 1806-08
Ch. V: 1809
Ch. VI: 1810
Ch. VII: 1811
Ch. VIII: 1812
Ch. IX: 1813-14
Ch X: 1814-15
Ch XI: 1815-16
Ch XII: 1817-18
Ch XIII: 1819-20
Vol. II. Contents
Ch I: 1821
Ch. II: 1822
Ch. III: 1823-24
Ch. IV: 1825-26
Ch. V: 1827
Ch. VI: 1827-28
Ch. VII: 1828
Ch. VIII: 1829
Ch. IX: 1830-31
Ch. X: 1832-33
Ch. XI: 1833
Ch. XII: 1834
Ch XIII: 1835-36
Ch XIV: 1837-38
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“Sunday, 2 p.m.

“Old Fagal seems to have recovered very much from his fright. He now says Bony is still at Lyons—that the best spirit prevails throughout France, and that affairs seem to wear a brighter aspect. 3000 Dutch troops are on their march to reinforce this army.”

“[No date], 5 o’clock.

“The Prince [of Orange] is just now returned, you shall know what news he brings from Tournay.

“Dorneberg is a good officer, and has much judgment and experience. He commands at Mons.

“Halket commands at Courtray; has a fine British brigade and is a gallant soldier.

“Old Alten has the Cavalry at Ypres, with the 52nd and 69th British, and 4 of the Hanoverian battalions: all good stuff. 7000 Royalists from France, first to bleed, are outside the Belgic frontier; and will give us notice, by their running away; but until we begin to run, Mrs. Creevey need not fancy the French are in Bruxelles; and, for her sake, may they never be is the very sincere wish of

“A. H.”