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   Dublin News-Letter (Newspaper) - November 18, 1840, Dublin, Dublin                                Vol. IV.' RICHARD   R E I L L T. From Tuesday November the i8rh, to Saturday Nccrmh-."- the 22 ;ys afterwards, he gave Chace to fevera! Ships off of Bocca Chicca, feme of which efcaped into Carthagena, and oiheis he loft fight of in hazy Weather. The Beginning ofM?y, being off cf the Baru, the Mails of the Expcdiutn were much drmag'd by Thunder; and about the middle of this Month, the Squadron water'd in the Bay. of Guira. The 17th the Portland jained them from the Baflimentos, and brought Advice that the Gal leons were ready te fail, but had Notice of their lying there. The 23d the Anne Sloop joined the Commodore from tie BafHcisntces, ar>d brought a Letter from Capt. Pudnre withAdvice, that the Gblieons, being thirteen Sail, weie at Sea, coming for Carthagena. The 27th the Commodore, hearing nothing of the Galeons, began to apprehend they had given him the Slip, and were gone for the Ha-vanna. The eight and twent eth in the Morning, he few two Ships in the Harbour of Carthagena ; abcu: Ten he difcovered three Sail, and about Twelve faw 17, bearing S. andS. S. W. between the Baru and Friends lfland. He immediately refolved to attack them with his fmall Squadron.  It was calm till Hirer, and then a fnull Gale fprin^ing up, at N. and N. N. E fair Weather, he bore down upon them, axd was in hepes of being rear them r-efore Night. But thay finding they could rot we-the.-.he Baru, tacked end It'.od to "he Northward, with -r. ea-fy Sail. They diet not er.deavrur to e'eape, nt t be lievirg he would d.is :r> attack them, or. fu.h unequal Terms, but drew into a fort of a Line e r: the Kingfton and the Port-i e Cotiiri:;dore, the Sixteenth, tfley Lcuid get nothing oat of J-j'y flood-in for die Land. There' were likewise two French ; ai c, r: few Days, the Wind blowing find, and Water Ships among them: One ot about thirty, and the other' growr � fn-.rt jror r0 grear a jXyrnher of Peop'e, he boro four and twenty Guns, which Turning aw�y, hau 1 o up, to put hi: pr.iore s on fhoar, which he did the 9th Share in the Action.   The relt wertrSpaniards. ot Jure, toge:r.cr �i-h the Rdr Admirol (at his earneft The Commodore fcad before befninfrmcd thtt thf R-.  ice. Arcordin^ly 7 he Cal'eon pf forty Guns, mentioned below, was-5 heca'lcd to the Kmgtlen,, which war ne:r htm, to attack the C^mmodoje here got an Account, comicp outofBaru the Vice Admiral, i.nd' fet-t bis-^Tat to the Portland to* to Carrhagtna, when the Kingfton, Portland and Fixe-engagtr the Rear Admiral, whiie^h- him'elf madt- up to thjp wer, g ,:ng in, hut upon iigiucf them went in again, the admiral, snd enga^'d her. H :r: -(horj :.n the great B.ru, where the v them.:eives have no Occrfjoii to make ufe of the Firefhip. So fhc :' frt fi:e to h-r bif �e the Engl-fh caid a me to her, and was ordet'd to keep to Windward. The Commodore Vine fori t.'c-.v or- ; arj perceiving, beforeNight, that neither tbeKingtton nor the Mai ', when t i.� v j^'u tu Portland complied with his Dircfiion, as h? exp< filed, he jeenhrmi-d, ai.d.ng, iha snade the Signr.1 for a Line of Bati'e, (they both kcep.ng [ her too much to Windward from the Enemy) but it wns loon hailed down again. It was juft Sua-fet when the Ccmmodore began to en g?ge the Admiral, and, in about an Hour aid h Italf, it using then, quite dark, Ihc blew tjo, h: being thtn aion^ her bide, not half Ptliol (hot from her ; fo that tne Hc.t of the B:aftc2m�,very hot upon taem, and fcvcral Sphn ters of Piank or Timber came altb on board of them, on Fite: but they feon tnrew them overboard. Alter the Blaft, it being then very dark, the Enemy's Ships began to feparate ; ib that the Commodore, with ail his Endea-vours,coukl keep fight but of one, which feemed to be the jiggeli, atd proved,as i,e expected, to be theRear Admiral. A&oat Ten 0'Clock the Commodore came up vvith the Reaf^dmiral, and not feeing which way ihe lay with her Head, he happened to fire his firft Broadfidt into her Stern, which feemed to hsve difabled fier from making Sail, and being then to Leeward, he made a Board to get to Windward. He had neither feen nor hea d any thing of the Kingfton or the Portland all this while ; but now by the nrmg of his Guns, aVd his Light?, they joined him, audaffilledin tak.ng the Rear Admiral, who called for Quarter about Two in the Morning, the Mpon jult then riling. The Commodore fen: hn Captain Lorg on boaid the Prize, who (cm the Rear Admiral (the Condede la Verge bronuejwjih (bme of hisOfficers, on board theExpedittcn, and let the reft remain there till they had an Opportunity to difpofeof them, a c6nvenient nuj*ber of a.en having been lent on board to fecu'e them. Expedition, Kingfloo, 2nd Vulrute Ft.efhip got, with the Priz-, fif_ into Port Royal Haibour. I Twentv third a Co'trt-Martial was held for the Trial of C;pt. Srdges rnd Capt. Windfor, for not per-fouiiing their Daty :n tr.e Acti.n with the Spanifh Galleon-. ; and it appearing that they did too negligently pur-fue the Chace of the Spaniih \'ice Admiral, the Court dtiniif-'d them from beir.g C'.ptains of the faid Ships. The Twenty-fourth the Monmouth, Jerfey and Roebuck arrived with fome M-irchanffihips, and brought the CommoJote a Commi^icn of Rear AdmiraJ of the Blue, The latter End of May, the Rear Admiral bavjngre-cajved Orders to return to England, aimed at St. Helen's the Twenty ninth of November.       c    " " * This Month likowife Capt. Coieby, Comra;.nJer of a Privateer Sloop; with about an hundred Men, meetings with fourteen Sail of B'igantines and Sloops laden with va' luab!e Goods, going from the Galleons at Puer|� Bello'to Panama, under Convoy of the D-keof Anjou's Guard Ship, with between ftventy and eighty Men, braTne'y fbnght the Guard Sloop and two ethers, which flood by her, for two Hoar", and took her and fix more. Tht Spaniards offer'd Captain Cult by a hundred and, eighty thoufand Pieces of F.'ghc for the R-infom of the Sloops, which he refus'd, brought five of them into Jamaica, and the other two, after he had uken the Goods out. he ga\re lathe French and Span.if.rds to carry them afhore. || They faid the Admiral was a Ship of fixty four Braf* Guns with fix hundred Men, called the St. Jofeph, and had on bcaid, as fame faid, Fiye Millions of Pieces of Etght; but, according to others, feven Millions in Gold arid Silver; that the Vice Admiral mounted fixty four Brafs Gunj, and had between four and five hundred Men, with four, or . un rife, be faw one large Ship on his W'e �� V: Thefe twenty-foar'-HouM the Commodoww^- forced toUe by, to put the Prize in a Condition of;m?Stng J^U? DUBLIN. The mmy Robbers whieh of late infeft the Country, The'Thirty-firft the Kingfton and Pdrtlancl_jc^ed;4i� have induced us to inlert the Rewards given by Act. of Commodore, and their Captains acquainted-kirn .^t tJw, Pcriiament for the taking and ccnvjcling Robbers, which 'are as follow. A Reward of Twenty Pounds for tveiy Tory, Robber or Rapparee who has beenprrclaim'J. A Rew2r J of Ten Pounds for every one convi&d of Burglary, whereof Five Ponndsto be pud by the CoUee^Bf and Five Pounds by the County, And Five Pounds for every one conyiiled o(i^fji^g Robrv-ry, for which Death by Law ought tfe^^jflSUl iDflified.. ..^       �  \   ' Htre follows a Lift cf fuch Tone?, Rgj^pf^ �nd Rtp-rarte , who have been proclaimed finceibe 7jji  3brier8, all wiikh rehder'd Ritripoflib'e for him to ton-fip�thc Pur/i�|t: BathadCapt-Btj'dgesin the Kingfton, 'saw'Otptv.Wti9for w,fte .-Portlmd*' bore away �ft�r the Vic* and Rear Admirals, accor4'"ng to the CommodoK% firft Orders, with the Diligence it appear'd they might have done, neither of the AdiainU cculd we>{ have efiaped, subscriptions for City mdCom&y, jorthh Paper, arij#k(n in hy the printer hereof.   

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