Letter from Cuthbert Readshaw, Richmond

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Skirmish between Cumberland with Roland's Dragoons (20 killed, many wounded) and 400 rebels about 3 miles beyond Penrith. Col. Honeywood wounded by a ball. Royal Hunters attacked 200 - 300 rebels at Lowther Hall, killed 10 and dispersed rest. Main body of rebels have reached Carlisle but in poor condition. A general rout expected soon

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