With all the care and prudence in the world, the march of the troops could not but prove burthensome. John Carlyle,* who tendered it for the General's use. Carlyle, and is still standing, but in front of it modern buildings have been con- structed that conceal it from those who pass along the street.
Dulany was not the Biographical Sketch of Daniel Dulany. Dulany now, as it was in 1773, that he supported the proclamation which fixed his own fees as Secretary of the Province,-and those of his kinsman, the Commissary-General, it is only proper to refer to his vehement denial that ho was influenced hy any personal considerations.
Braddock, on leaving, said, " You are only a penny now, but I hope on my return you will be two pcnce.' , And this is his only saying that is remembered. These orders were punctually executed by the officers of Dun- bar's Regiment, to the great injury and oppression of many poor people, whose livelihood depended in great measure upon their property in their servants. 15 General Braddock came to us with the character of a brave and experienced officer.
The family has continued its residence in this country; the present Lord Fairfax residing in Maryland. Carlyle's house was a young colored servant girl, named Penny, to whom Geu. 2 The routes are still called by the people of the country " Braddock's Roads."— T. * Sir Peter Halkett, Colonel of the 44th Regt., who was killed at the Defeat of Braddock, see History of Braddock's Expedition, by Wiathrop Sargent, p. Soon after the General's arrival at Fredericktown, orders were issued to the recruiting officers to enlist all able-bodied men, servants not excepted.
Shir- ley was obliged to attend the General at Alexandria to pro- pose his plan.
Brad- dock's part as it was in Xova Scotia, he would have had such a body of troops under his command, that, in case of a rup- ture with France, might well have alarmed all Canada.