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   General Advertiser (Newspaper) - January 28, 1845, London, Middlesex                                ;T U ES DA Y, . January 28,'  1745-6. Deal, January 26. IEMAIN his Majefty^s Ships the Yarmouth, Admiral Martin ; Pnn-cefs Lotiifa, Admiral Mayne; with the other Men of War, as in my laft. Arrived the Ruby, Saunders, from Leghorn. Molly, Belcher, from Honduras; and Great Britain, Crookfhanks, from Jamaica. Wind W.S.W. Leverpool, Jan. zo. Arrived the Antigua Merchant, from Virginia; Dolphin, from Gibraltar; a Jamaica Ship is in Highlike, but no body is come from her yet. The Nancy, Bridge, was arrived there with 395 Negroes. Dartmouth) Jan. 24. The Four Brothers, of and for London, Brafier, from New-York, fajledon the 2 2d. Arrivals at feveral Ports. The George-William, Rogers, from Jamaica, is arrived at Gibraltar, in her way to Leghorn. TheArgyle, Montgomery, from Antigua, atGlafgow. The Henrietta, Gely, from Newfoundland, at Oporto. The King George, Colcher, from London, at Antigua. The Somerfet, Butler, from Jamaica, at Leverpool. " The Priifciila, Reeve, fromLi/bon, at. Carolina. The Lark, Hyfham, from Lancaftef, at Antigua. The Good Intent, Courtin, from London, at Lifbon. 'The Mermaid, Cock, from Falmouth, at Madeira. The Prince Rupert, Dobfon, from London, at Sallee. The Nonpareil, Seymour, from London, at Bermudas. L -O N DO N.  The Letters from Edinburgh in general agree, that our Lois did not exceed 200, Dut that our Misfortune is in ioofing the following Officers, viz. Legonitr's Dragmt. Lieut. Col. Whitney, Cornet Monk, and Cornet Crow.    - Bhiene/s Foot.   Captains Todd, Kellett, Dalrymple, and Edntinfoh ; and Lieut. Fairfield. ' Sir Robert Monro's Foot.  Cot. Sir Robert Monro, Lieut. Col. Bigger j .Captains Hall, Fitzgerald, and Whiterall'; and DrTDuncan Monro. Wool/ft Foot* . Captains Daiton, Gariogs, Hamilton, Saunders, and Hall; and Lieut. Rickfon. CholmondtUfs Foot. Lieutenant Colonel Powell. ExtraQ of a Letter from Qbefter, Jan. 2$. VOn Wednefday was brought here in 17 Waggons and * Carts, near 120 Rebels, including their Women; there 4 are not above 20 of them, but what are a Parcel of def-' picable Wretches, confining chiefly of old Men and * Boys: They feem hot to have the leaft Concern about ' theirCondition j and make no Hefitation of laying, their * P-will foon come and releafe them.  7 hey have * three 01 four Pipers with theiri, who are generally play-4 ing, to divert them.' Letter from Portjmoutb, Jan. 26. On the 24th arrived Admiral Rowley,' Jn die Marlborough, with the Chatham, Capt. Palmer, in 14 Days from Gibraltar; and the Edinburgh, Captain Coates, from a Cruize, with the Dukede Chartres, a French Privateer. There are now at Spithead, and in our Harbour, the following Men of War, viz. Faulkland Lizard Sloop In the Harbour. Duke PrincefsMary Canterbury Soperbe Pnncefs Royal Storefhip Portland Prince George, Admiral Steward , Royal George St., George Sandwich PrincefWRoyal Shrewfbury* Under Orders to Sail. , Captain Notiingham By the Information of Capt. M'Alpin, from Jamaica, we find that t^Blaft Bomb, (made into a Snow Man of War, by Admiral Divers) in going: round the Ifland of Jamaica, fell in with, and was attacked by'two Spanifh olackers, full of Men, and carrying In their Head, Pieces of 12 and 24 Pound Shot, and that after an Engagement of two Hours, die Spaniards boarded her,' and {he was oblig'd to furren&er. The Spaniards had a great many kilTd, but weh'Sdronly the Captain arid Purfer of the Blaft wounded. AaVice hereof comingto the Admiral, he has fenttwo 20 Gun Ships in purfuit of them ; but their Suc-�efs is not known. The --, Gother, from Africa, for Jamaica; and the Experiment, Carr, from Jamaica for Loudon, are taken the fame Privateers that took the Blaft. great Diforder.-This Confufion being immediately per* ceived by the Officers on the. Right, they* Without Leis of Time, marched to flop the Progrefs of .the Rebels, which, ihey effecTtually^old r^and-^ by their good'CohducI,.and; the Alertnefs of fome Corps, drove them, by a continual Fire from the Field, with the utmbft Precipitation: y|-> In the mean Time the di.orderd Infantry wis rallied. -The Rebels gave them nothing to do.- The Right Wing, was entire Matters of the Field,- where the whole of the Troops continued till it was near dark, and a full-Hour after all Hrjng wis ceafed: But njrding that the '"9^aa^S^r^y^p^d-'thar Arms and Ammunition, k was judged proper-to purfue their Advantage no further : And for Want of Provifions arid Ammunition, the Aror marched that Night to Lithgowj and cohtinued its March . next Day to this City. The Lois of theRegular Troop?, by the beft Computation, does not exceed 200, and by all Accounts, the Re-, belsihave atle�ft4oft doable that Number. Thereis Advice, that his Majefty's Ships, the Prince Edward, the Hon. Capt. Montague j and the Grand Turk, Capt. Nutt,. are arrived at Madeira,, from Lifbon. As is alfo the Old Noft, and Blake Privaeers. �>'��� His Majefty's Ship the Bonamee is arrived at Antigua, and carried in with her a French Ship from Laogpnea, which fhe took in her Paffage. 1 '  . The Young'Samuel, Tuck, from Dublin for the Leeward" Iflahds, was taken by a French Privateer ; but retaken by one- of Admiral Townfhend's Cruizers, and carried into Antigua. The Alexander, Arthur, from Madeira for Antigua, is taken, and carried into Martinico." The Travinjon, Axfbrd, faid to be arrived at Jamaica, is taken among the Leeward Ifland;, by the French. Yefterday there was Advice, that the Infpe&or Privateer, Capt. Veal, had taken and fentinto Gibraltar, the Bella Maria, bound from Martinko to Cadiz. And that foon after, the faid Privateer having fprung a Leak, Capt. Veale was obliged to run his Ship aihore ih Tangier Bay, where 96 of the Crew perifh'd ; and it is apprehended theRemainder will be carried to Mequinez. Yefterday a large Quantity of Arms, brought over in _____ the William and Mary from Holland, were landed at the-^-atuiffiMg be Mliar^fr^W^nel^VHS: Tower. �.-�*..     - John Goodwin, Efq; Matter Attendant of the King's Yard at Woolwich, is appointed Commander Of the Fubbs Yacht. A very fplendid Monument is :re�ling in the Soutk. Arch neareft to the great Entrance into the Choir of Weft-minfter-Abbey, to the Memory of Sir John Chardio, Knt. the celebrated Author of Books of -Travels into Periia and the Eart-Indies, who dieci in the Year 1712 j by the Di-refiion arid Charge of his Son the preTent Sir John Char-din, of Kempton-Park, in the County of Middlefex, Baronet.      ' Laft Saturday the Right Hon. the Lord Glenorehy, lately appointed Mafter of the Jewel-Office, was re-choten" Member of-Parliament for the Borough-of Orford in the County of Suffolk. Sunday Mr. Kneller, Nephew to r- Kneller, Efqj of Carmarthen in Wales; was married at Dulwich, to Mifs Seabright, only Daughter and Hefrefs of the late James Seabright, Efq; of Chcfter, an agreeable young Lady with a Fortune of 10,0001. . Yefterday washelda General Court ofe^he London-In-firmary,ft Haberdafher's Hal), when Sir James Lowther, Bart, warunanimoufly chofen a Vice-Prefident of the faid Hofpital. At the fame Time came on the Election of a Matron, in The Regiments who diftinguifhed themfelves, were Barr rel's and Legonier's Foot; It is hitherto itopoffible td give a partiiular Account of the Lofsofrthe Officers, as it is uncej^n^wj^^lhsfe. Many of the Officers who were made Prifoners at the late Bajtle of Prefton, andconfitfd in the Houfe of Glaros, &c. have been retaken in Abfence of thb Rebtl-Army* and were this Morning brought to this City. are very complete, and fn good"Order.---T-ie Scots Fuzi-leers are at Mufleburgh. Laft Thurfdajtj David Kinloch, ?fqj Son to Sir Francis Kinloch of Gilmerton, Baronetj was married to Mifs Hariot Cockbum; a fceautiful young Lady, with a hahd-fome Fortune. Saturday laft died Mr?. Lind. Wife of Alexander tindj of Goigie, Efqj one ^.^s^MaiSE^l^e^iyty of Letters from Newcafile of Date the ijBth Inftant, mention, that great Preparations are rhaking there for the Reception of .the Duke of Cumberland, in His Way to Scotland__That a Tiain of Artillery had i?t out thence fof General Hawley j alfo feveraS Regiments of Foot-~ The Rebels takenat Carlifle, are carried to London. Edinburgh, JanWtx. People of all Ranks here at� under the deepeft Concem for the unhappy Fate of Sir Robert Munro : The Attachment that he, his FamHy suid Clan, had to the prefettt Government, and Well-wre.of the Country, ma_.es his Lofs at this Time the mo� U�bt regretted; but in a i^ore j�ildcf^cM�Dnai by thpfe who the Room of Mn. Elizabeth Gilbert,;when the Stru^f to ^of jvis Acq^nce, Ks �_.!___      _____     ���_ -----   _ _ J  �*-"     **------- lay between Mrs. Mary Gouy and Mrs. Margaret Kime The firft pf whom got it by a Majbrity^)f Nine, Fifty-one baltoting for her; and the latter, altho' fhe had not been quite early enough in her Applications, yet being ftrongly recommended, by feveral Perfons of Diftinftion, had Forty-two. Laft Week died Mr. Bartholomew Wonicot Trufs-Maker in Fleet-ftreet, remarkable for having great written Boards againft feveral Publick Houfes, &e. in all Parts of the Town. Yefterday Elizabeth Gardner was committed to New Prifon, by Sir Thomas De Veil, for robbing her ready-fui'nifh'd Lodgings. Canterbury, Jan. 25. The Rkk Worfhipful the Mayor* feveral Gentlemen, and a great Number of other Freemen of this City, on Thurfday Morning met Sir Thomas Hales, Bart, and accompanied him to the Guildhall, where he was eledled a Member to ferve this City in Parliament, in the Room of the Hon. Thomas Watfon, Efq; now Earl of Rockingham. , We hear, the Regiment of Highlanders fetout from _ Maidftone on Thurfday laft, for Suflex. From the Edinburgh News-papers. . Edinburgh, Jan. 20. Thurfday laft, the Army under General Hawley, having aflembled near Falkirki encamped to the Weftward of that Place, and about one o'Clock on Friday, there were repeated Informations of the Intelligence that Morning received, that the Rebels were marching by the South Side of theTorwood, toward Dunipace: Thefe Accounts being confirmed, the Army was immediately drawn up in Order of Battle, and march'd forward to meet them. , The Aftion began half an Hoar after Three. The Dragoons made the Attack, with the Appearance of great Refolution j _>ut, upbn receiving the firft Fire, reeled towards the Right, and many of them fled: This, with a violent Storm of-Wind and Rain, .which blew full in the' Face of the Troops, put the Foot of the Left Wing in Friendfhip being fincere, and his Services real and unaffected. Wiiat adds to the general Concern is, that Mr. Duncan Monro his. Brother, Ted there Only by brotherly Love, fhared the fame Fate; and this Unhappy Family is now reprefented' by Silr Hatry Monro, Captain in Lord Loudoun's Regiment. The Rebels did fo far fuftice to Sir Robert's Merit, as to give him an honourable Interment in the Church-Yar
                            

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