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TO THE

HISTORY OF LORD SEATON'S REGIMENT

( THE 52ND LIGHT INFANTRY,)

AT

THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO,

BY THE

REV. WILLIAM LEEKE, M.A.,

(OF QUEEN'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE,) INCUMBENT OF HOLBROOKE, DERBYSHIRE, AND

RURAL DEAN,

WHO CARRIED THE 52ND REGIMENTAL COLOUR AT WATERLOO.

THE AUTHOR CLAIMS FOR LORD SEATON AND THE 52ND THE HONOUR OF

HAVING DEFEATED, SINGLE-HANDED, WITHOUT THE
ASSISTANCE OF THE 1ST BRITISH GUARDS, OR OF ANY OTHER TROOPS, THAT

PORTION OF THE IMPERIAL GUARD OF FRANCE, ABOUT 10,000
IN NUMBER, WHICH ADVANCED TO MAKE THE LAST ATTACK ON THE BRITISH

POSITION, WHICH DEFEAT WAS IMMEDIATELY
FOLLOWED BY THE FLIGHT OF THE WHOLE FRENCH ARMY.

THE SUPPLEMENT CONTAINS MR. LEEKE'S REPLIES TO THE CRITICISMS OF THE
GUARDS AND OTHERS ON HIS WORK, AND VARIOUS PARTICULARS

RELATING TO THE CRISIS AND CLOSE OF THE ACTION.

LONDON:

HATCHARDS, 187, PICCADILLY ;
BEMROSE AND SONS, 21, PATERNOSTER ROW ; AND IRONGATE, DERBY.

MDCCCLXXI.

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WATERLOO, 18TH JUNE; 1815, FROM 4.30 TO 6,30 O'CLOCK,P.M
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