Sunday, February 14, 1745

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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - February 14, 1845, London, Middlesex The General Advertifer. a. FRIDAY, February 14> 1745-56. ZW, February 12. E^TERDAY Afternoon his Maje-fty's Ships Ludlow-Caftle ahd Pool, with the Outward-bound fail'd to the Weftward. Remain his Maje-fty's Ships the Princefs Loaifa, Adr miral May hp, the Defiance,-Ruby, and a Dutch Man of War. Wind. N.N.W. ' Conjlantinopk, Dee. 24. Schah Nadir or Thamas Kouli �.an has caufed Propofitions of Peace to be made here; and jn order to give them an Air of Sinceriry, and gain the Lawyers, henas renounced his Pretentions with Regard to Mecca: But he infifts upon th.e Rejlitutipn of all the Dominions that Perfia formerly pqfcis'di; viz. Chaldea with Babylonia^ Mefopotamia, Baffora, and in general, all that lies between, the two Royal Rivers (SuphpitesaodTy^r^). As thefe Propofitions are not ac^^bfe,^,hei^rand Sigjior has rejected them, and great Levies are made throughout the Empire. The CoverhmenthouVever fufpe^ts, that the Governors of Bagdat and Baffora have flill a good Uflder-ftanding with the Schah, tho' his Highnefs hath fatisfied their Demands.; '�r: ." v - ^ came in a Body, as did the French Picquets about Nine: 'Ihefe laftcon-fiftedof-notabove 100 Men, and the whokamoujitedip about 1500. About zoo.Stragglej's.fqnqw'd on Monday ; and the feme' D^y came in frpm VixfJi& Men com-maridMby Mr. Robertfonof Fiflsillyi andBWfitty, and brought m with them feven Pieces ofBrafs Cannon, and four cover'd Waggons: Ninet*eo*Caits with Ammunition tameinalfp on the ad. Tie Ferlbn�pf\grea^ Diftinc| tion, who came in.with them were Lord Pitftigo, the Pert ion call'd Lord John Dnfmmond, Lp/d-Ogtb/.y,- Lord Kilmarnosh, Lord Eicho, Lord Lewis Gordon,* bir John Macleod Mrtchel;nhe Perfon.whp. ilUes mWelf the^ Lord George Murray., j_. C^JMpdav ihe^d, there went for"' Dunkeld, feven ?ie05 of lf^..Cannpn^VTour covered Waggons, and 14 Mparts wittf ^minunitwn, efcorted by Lord Lewis Gordon's Meo: TKfrfame Day the mainB&> dy of HotTe and Foot^ eroded fiwRrvef lay in ailrag-^ gling Mannery and took thpir Route for Coup�r�f Angus, viz. thofe-(failed the Life^Guard^PiUligo's, Lord Q^il� vy's," and Sir janres'Kinloch's r-aiid feyeral of the abo^e .Genjlemeft went withithero. Qn lue^ay the 4th, the French Ptcquets, abo\� ieo Menivholay jln Gatrifonheie, commanded by. Colonel Qrejghton,. and Mr. Robe.tfonof ^Falkilly^andb;]airfitty, ^ijth thipir i4oMen> accompanied by L6rdJStrathal\an, Gaflc,' Lord George Munay, and,t�>e remaining Part of Uie Gentlemen beforementioned, paued likewife the laid River, excepting Secretary Murray* who Went on Monday Afternoon to. Lord John Drummond's at Fairnton, where it is ailedged the Pretender's Son was, and Lord KUmarnoch, the French Arabaflador fo calledj Mac-leod of Raza, and another Gentleman, who went in a Coachfoc Xhmkeld. This Town was evacuated on Tuefday the 4th,"between Eleven and Twelve in the Forenoon; about an Hour after marched through the Town a final! Party from the Creif, and croffed the faid River. The Rebels left here 13 Pieces of Iron Cannon, about 8 and 12 Pounders, nail'd up; and threw into the River 14 Swivel Guns lately belonging to his Majefty's Sloop the Hazard, which were taken out again this Morning: They alio threw a great Quantity of Cannon Balls into the River. Perth, Feb. 8. His Royal Highnefs has been here ever fince the >6th inftant, and we are employed in laying in our Magazines of Bread and Forage. Two Detachments of 500 Foot each have been fent forward, one to Dunkeld, under the Command of Lieutenant Colonel Sir Andrew Agnew, with izo Argyllfhire Men added thereto; the other, under the Command of Lieutenant Colonel Leigh-ton, tO-Caftle Menzie, a Mile on the other Side of lay Bridge* The Reft of the Army remains here, in order to reft the Regiments of Foot; after the great Fatigue they have undergone: � " All the ISflv and Scotch, who came from France, are gone off to Montrofe, under the^bftinand of the Perfbn ftifing ihimfelf Lord John Dibn^ond. The Hazard Sloop is gone North about, in ordef^as.is fuppofed, to carry bff the Pretender's Son; who, acobrdingatb our beft Informations, lay on Thijrfday Nignt ^>^Bjta|Fof;^ Athol, Vith a Bq4y of the Rebels, not amountmgi*by their own Account, to 1500 Men, though it be the: greateft.Number they haVe any where together. Edinburgh, Feb: 8. Five in the Afternoon. This Mo-f ment the'PHrice of Heflfej and the Earl of CraufuroV*ith* the Heffians, are fafelyarrived in the Road of.Leith. They came from W.lliamftadt: on Tuefday laft, and have had a very good Paflage. The Troops will remain on' board till his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumbeflaffif,si*t**� Pleafure is known, to whom an Exprefs has been dif-patched to Pjer9|, where his Highnefs was .on the fjtfc, with . Notice .of their Arrival. In the mean while Preparations are making for the Reception of the Prince of Hefle, and Bread and-Forage are providing for the Troops.. Admiral Byng is cruizing off Montrofe with fome Men of War, as is Captain ?alfour off Peterhead. About,t Fourteen Days ago, a Spanifh Privateer arrived in the Port of this-laft Placef?with about Nine Tan of Gunpowder, Three, Cfiefts of Mbney, and feveral Chefts of fmall Arms on board, all which were prefently- after landed, and the , Money and Powder were conduced to Montrofe by a Party of the Rebels; Captain Balfcfur has fince taken the above Privateer, hot hot being able to get her out of the faid! Poftji on Account of her being nippid there by the Tides, he propofes to bum her. Letter from NewcaJUe, Feb. 9. * Advice by a Letter from^ Edinburgh, by laft Night's' Poft, confirms thatthe Rebels were difperfing indimpafi^ ' Bodies, and flying fome towards the Highlands, and ' towards the Lowlands; that they abandoned Perth ' in the greateft Hurry and Cpnfufion, anil left behind* them < there a great-Deal of their Baggage and Arms; that) ' f now die Country were rifingandleiz'd a good many of 1 thein, is they were making off in fmall Parties ; fothatj  � one may venture to conclude their Deftru^Uon is near." �, Wh^, iscome of their; Mock-Prince we don't know: * her�;~Qne Letter brings an Account of a black Defign] ' aigainftour nobte Duke, and that a Fellow has been ta-' ' 1�n;Jp a? a Spy, and brpbgHf to Edinburghj who has � fincKcoftfefs'drthat he was brie whp had been hired t� . * aflaffinatethesDuke.* ' TheMardu.and Elizabeth, Hedger, bound from Chi-che(!er to Dublin, was taken on the 5thinitant, between Portland arid the Stan, by the Fortune Privateer belonging foVStVMiloes, and fentfoi that Pert. 1 ",4,lt. ' ^e; Speedwell^ Potter^om Newfoundland, is alfoj ^ taken and i$nt into St. Malbes. ? ! 7 he ifcveral Accounts, that have been publiftted\fomej .time fince^ concerning t|te Smugglers being up in Arms in. the County of Suffex, are intirety falfe, except that One Inftancc of ^eir robbing the Kmg's Warehbuie at JBright- J helmftene: And therefore are fuppos 'd to. be contri v'a by the Jacobites, to help forward, their lame Caufe. Count Woronzow, Vice-Chancdllor of Rufiia, is arrived at Naples, where the iamelHoricursWe:paidhim as at all the other Courts through"which he has pafs'd. ., � 4 ---- n �� . ^ -y - / ExtraS of a Letter fr-m Edinburgh. < / 1 Among the Officers kill'd at the Battle 6f FalkirJt, there' is none mqre fihcerely Tegretted than Sir Robert Monro of Fowlis/ Knight, Baronet, and Chief of th'e Clan of that Name. He was the Reprefentative of an" ancient and honourable Famiiyiwhich for fome Centuries has been a3 remarkable for its cenftant Attachment to the Caufe of Liberty and the Proteftant Succeffion, as for thb Men of fignal Worth and Bravery its has produced. In the bloody Wars, which the Great Gullavus Adol-phus undertook, in Defence of Religion and the Liberties of Germany, Robert Monro, Baron o'f Fowlis, ^wifli many of his Kindred and Relations, fo dittinguifhe'd ^ themfelves that they were raited trf great Prefermeni^f and, whic* vr* very r fome of whofe Pofterity are even at this Day inPoffeffion of confiderable Commands inthe Swedilh Army. * Nor has the Zeal of the Family fur the fame glorious Caufe been lefs confpicuous at Home than Abroad, efpi-cially fince the late happy Revolution, whichthey had a confiderable Hand in fettling firft, in the NorthernPart 6f* the Ifiand, as they have often detended it fince, ia I imei of the greateft Danger, at the Expence of their Bloqd and Fortunes. For, not to go^ftrtteer back, in* tire-Year 1715, when an unnatural Rebellion broke out in the North, the deceafed Sir Robert Monro, with his Clan, appeared in Arms in Defence of the Conftitution and the Proteftant Succeflion, and made a confiderable .Diverfion in Favour of the King's. Army, under the late Duke of Argyll, which at that Time was but very fmall. And in the Year 1719, when a Spanifti Invafion, fup-ported by an Infuredtipn in the Highlands, threatned the Kingdom with new Calamities, Capt. George Monro of Cuikairn, in his Brother^Sir. Rpbert^AJjfijace, put * himfelf at the Head of a con�2erat>le Number of the Clan, Who Iwn'd the King'js Troops under the Command of Licutenant-General Wightman, and, by their Bravery contributed not a little to the entire Defeat of fntrWSbeR'af <Sttfflm�I? wBWIe�eral of the Monroes" loft their Lives, and their Captain was carried off the Field dacgeroufly wounded. * Sir Robert Monro went early into the Army, and ferved in Flanders moftjPart of Queen Anne's Wars, where in the Stations of. Captain and Aid du Camp to One of the General Officers in the Confederate Army* he Behaved with fuch Refpmrion at many Battles and Sieges, asgain'd him univerfal Appjobation and Eftcem-In the Reign of King George I. Mwas made Governoi' of InVernefs-Caftle, and Commander of an Independent -Company, and wheri thefe Companies were united under < the Command of the Earl of Crawford, he was appointed ^ Lieutenant-Colonel of that Regiment. In this Station: he fought at the Battle of Fontenoy, and in thpColonel's Abfence led Pn the Regiment, who animated by the Example of an Officer of Worth and Experience, feveral times attack^ the Enemy, tho' covered with dcepEntrenchments, and guarded by Batteries of Cannon, with fuch Vigour and Succefs, that his Royal Highnefs of their good Behaviour, took particular Notice both of1 them and their .Commander j and his Majefty waspleas'd . to reward his Services wkh the Command of General Ponfonby*s Raiment/ whb was k&rd in that Aclion. Jn this Command he fell at the late unhappy Battle near Falkirk on the17 th of January feft, and loft avaluabl# Life, having firft deftsnp^d itaslbng, and fold it asdear< as could be expedid of fo brave a Man. For being left ^\ alone, he was attack'd by fix Highlanders with their broad Swords* againft whom.he defended himielf till two bf thorn fell in the Field, but a Seventh coming np drew a Piftot and ihot htm hi the Groin, upon which hk dropt down and then the Savages fo cut aha mangled his Face that his Body "would fcirce be known.' � Thus died Sir Robert Monro a. Gentleman pofleis'd, not only pf all the AttainmeniS/that qualify to wueia in the Field, but alfo o^allthe Virtues that adorn s^l^andiacia^Life * a firm andfteady Friend. Inviolable in Lis Attachmenc to the Caofeof Liberty. ^recoQciltfable in his Avetrfioa to Tyranny and Opprefimn. Thefe and his other Virtues endeared^ him to all his Acqaintance, and the Diftrift of Burroughs that had beft Accefs to know his Wc*thycbh-� tinued him: to btt their Reprefentative in theParliament of Great^Brifain, for upwards of %9 Years together. During which Time, betook all Opportunties to fup pottr in the Senate, the Caufe "for which he. had often expofed and at laft loft his Life in the Field, as evidently appears from his Conduct in the Houfe, the laft Years T A D V ERTISE M E N T S are tdecfl in for this Paper, at Lloyd's Corric-I|9vu^ in Lw&bard-Screcty

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