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   General Advertiser (Newspaper) - June 17, 1845, London, Middlesex                                The General Advertifer. MONDAY,    June 17,   1745. Deal, June 15. IS Majefty's Ships wich the Privateers and Oucward-bound remain, as in my laft. Wind W.S.W. The Speedwell, Brooks* from Maryland, is arrived in theRiver. The Poftillion,   Luce,  from Cork, at Jerfey. LONDON. Extrafi of a Letter from a Saxon General Officer, dated from the Camp at Shtin, near Jaromitz, in pobemia* June 8, N.S. The Combined Army of Auftrians and Saxons have been retreating, till To-day they halt, ever fince the unfortunate Battle which was fought on the 4th Jnilant, near Stri-gau in Silefia, between them and the Pruflians.   The Royal Hegiment of" Saxon Curaiffiers was ranged,  on the Day of Battle, in the Left Wing,  next to the Auftrian Troops that joined them ; and it happened in the Engagement, that two Pruffian Squadron?, which attacked the Auftrians that were on the Right Hand of the Body Squadron of the a-bove Regiment, were repulfed by them in fuch a Manner, that they were got juft upon the very Bick of the faid Body Squadron, of which the Lieutenant-Colonel gave irr mediate Notice to the Colonel, advifing trim at the fame Time to wheel about, and endeavour to prevent the geat Lofs and Danger they were like to undergo : The Colonel approved of his Advice, and they weie I'carce enme about, before the Pruflans pre fled upon them, being driven by the Auitrians.   The CoLnel fell immediately by a Piftol-lhot ; after which the^Fight was obltinate ; and of the Pruffians, who were taken to be Gendarmes, fcarce half efcaped, and thofe much wounded.   There was hardly Time to difpofe the faid Body Squadron, before it was attacked again by another Pruffi in Squadron, which was faid to be Carabineers : Thefe made great Efforts for the Standard and Kettle Drumc, as the Squadron was very weak ;  but the Bravery of the Offictn, and ot lome under Officers and private Men, helped the Li.ureuant-Coloncl, who had taken the Command after the Colonel feil, to prelerve them.    When the Attack was over, and the Prullian Squadron repulfed, ihe Lieutenant-Colonel Icarccly found 30 .Vlen left by him, and feeing fome of the Saxon Troops by a li.tle Grove on the Left Wing, he went to join them, and found there the Lieutenant-Colonel of the Haudring Regiment, who had but few more Men than himfelf.   While they were there two Captains, two Lieutenants,  and 1^ Men, with the Standard of the other Squadron of the faid Royal Regiment of Saxon Cuiraffiers, came and told them that their Commander was much wounded, and the whole Squadron, except themfelve?,  difperfed.    After this, the faid Body Squadron was attacked a third Time by a Squadron of Pruffian Dragoons, fuppofed to be the Mullendoiff, and were fo fortunate as to repulfe them likewife ; but were by this Attack feparated from the Haudring Troops.   Hereupon, feeing no more of the Auftrian or Saxon Cavalry on the Field of Battle, and that the Pruflians were purfuing them to the Village on the Right ; the Lieutenant-Colonel, �finding he had but few Men left, in order to fave the Standard and Kettle Drums, prudently retreated on the lek Side of the faid Village.   They were no fooner got on the other Side of it, but a great Number of Pruflians were falling on them, from which they efcaped, by afma'l Career, to the Rutowski Regiment of Light Horfe. andjrom thence to another Village,   where  they found Colonel Haudring with fome of the Saxon Cavalry : They then made together about an hundred Men, and when the two Batallions of Grenadiers, and the Rutowski Regiment of Light Horfe, were come up to them, thev formed and fup-portcd each others Retreat, under feveral Attacks of the Pruffian Huffars, as far as Bultenhayne, two Miles from the Field of Battle, and in that Pofition joined the Army that Evening at Atraichenau.   In fhorr, the extraordinary Bravery and Conduct of the Lieutenant Colonel, the Captains, Subaltern Officers and Private Men of the faid Body Squadron, who did their Duty as excellent Officers and brave Soldiers, was fuch, that the Duke of Weiffenfels has ordered a Relation of their Behaviour to be drawn up and delivered to him. On^aturday laft came Advice, that the Scrop?, (Corv-* way) and the Hefter, Hall; were arrived off Dover, (rpm St. Kitts.-They came out on the 8th of May, hf''Company with the Willet, Griffiths ; and the Pembroke, Herbert ; who were both taken on Monday laft, about 10 Leagues to the Weft of Scilly, by two large French Privateers. Capt. Griffiths fought an Hour and half; but finding himfelf greatly over-matched, was obliged to llrike. The following Ships failed at the fame Time with the above, viz. the Volunteer, Fergus; and Bridget, Norton, from Montferrat ; and the Caledonia, Oglevie; Thomas and Mary, Henaerfon ; and the Chance, Burk, from St. Kitts. We hear, that a French Ship, bound from Bourdeaux to St. Domingo, together with a Scotch Ship from Leith for Carolina, taken by her, are both carried into St. Kitt^, by the Dreadnought and Pearl Privateers. Aifo, that a French Ship, with 360 Negroes,  Teeth, . &c. is taken and carried into St. Kitts, by the Elizabeth Privateer. The Neptune, New, from Briftol, Lv Nevis, is taken and carried into Martinico. The King has been pleafed to conftitute and appoint George Beauclerk, Efq; commonly called Lord George iieauclerk, William Herbert, Efq; George Sackville, Efq; commonly Lord George Sackville, William Kerr, Ei�; commonly called the Earl of Ancram, and Roger T�wfhend, Efq; to be Aids de Camp to his Majefly, and to take Rank as Colonels of Foot. And William Stanhope, Efq; commonly called Lord Vifcount Peterfliam, to be Captain and Colonel of his Majefty's Second Troop of Horfe Grenadiers Guards. On Friday laft Mr. Weaver, an eminent Apothecary in Gracechurch-ftreet,was found dead in the Fields nearStoke-Newington, it's fuppos'd he d:ed of an Apopleftick Fit. On Saturday Richard Maifey, who was not long ago a Waiter at Ranelagh Houfe, was committed to Clerken-well Bridewell, by Sir Thomas De Veil, for defrauding feveral Vi&uallersm the following maner, viz. Hewent to thenij under Pretence of coming from fomePerfon or other which he knew was a Cuftomer tc the Houfe, and commonly order'd Change for a Guinea to be brought with whatever Drink he ordered, and never fail'd meeting the Perfon that came with it in the Street, and taking the Change and the Drink fent back for another Pot cf a different kind, to be brought to the Houfe appointed, and then ran away. IRELAND. Dublin, June 8. On Friday laft the Dublin Privateer, Captain Peter Eaton Commander, brought into Kinfale a French Prize, which fhe took on the 25th of May laft in the Bay of Bifcay. She is an Englifh Veffel, taken fome Time ago by the French, and is now called the Mary Dolphin Snow, 1 20 Tons Burthen, Peter Dalhue Mafter, from Martinico to Bourdeaux. Her Cargoe confilts of 206 Cafks of Sugar, 91 Calks of Coffee, one Bag of Cotton, and 25C0 lb. Weight of Caffia ; and fome of the Hands fay there is a good deal of Money on board.-She came out under Convoy of four Men of War, with feveral other Merchant Ships whom fhe feparated from a few Days before fhe was taken. They have found feveral Letters on board, giving an Account of the deplorable Condition the Jfland oi Martinico was in for want of Provifions, &c. and of the Fire that lately happen'd there, with this additional Circumltance, that during their Confufion fome Englifh Pnva'eers landed their Men, and knock'd down 16 of their belt Houies, and did them other Damages ; and that they were afraid their Slaves would rife up againft them, being fpimed up, as they fay, by the Englifh. The Dublin Privateer failed from Kinfale laft Saturday, on another Cruize. On Tuefday laft the Militia of this City, confifting of one Regiment of Horfe and three of Foot, marched out from their leveral Parades to St. Stephen's-Green, where they were reviewed by the Right Hon. the Lord-Mayor; they afterwards marched through the City in very regular Order, and made their Compliments to the Lord Mayor, Recorder and Commiffioners of Array, who were properly Seated in High-ftreet for that Purpofe�; they made a very Handfome Appearance, and feveral Gentlemen of large Fortunes march'd as prirate Men. The fame Night between 11 and 12 o'Clock, a terrible Fire broke out in the Houfe of Mr. Henry Davis, a Per-riwigmaker in Chrift-Church-Yard, which in lefs than two Hours confumed two Houfes ; but by the Vigilance of the Lord Mayor and Sheriffs, it was prevented from fpreading any farther. High Water this Day at London-Bridge at 16 Minutes after 1. South-7 8chs. Bank Stock 146 5 8ths. India Ditto 186 1 4th. Sea Stock 109 1 4th. Ditto Old Annuities no Ditto New 1113 8ths a 1 half. Three per Cent. Annuities 93. Ditto 1742, 92 7 8ths. Ditto 1743 and 1744, 92 7 8ths. Ditto 1745, 91 1 4th. Million Bank 1:41 half. Equivalent 110. Royal Affurance 84 1 half a 5. London Affurance 11 1 8th. Englifh Copper 5 1. Seven per Cent. Emperor's Loan no Price. Five per Cent, ditto no Price. Bank Circulation 5 1. 5 s. Prem. India Bonds 1 1. 16 s. a 17 s. Prem. Three and a half Salt Tallies 1 3 4ths Difc. Three and a half per Cent. Exchequer Orders no Price.   Three per Cent, ditto no zo s. Prem.    Life Annuities P '5 rice.    Lottery Tickets 1 4th Years Purchafe. NEW     WELLS. T the New Wells, near the London*- A Spaiu, Clerhnwell, this and every Evening (during the Summer Seafon) will be prefented Variety of New Performances, -viz. Tumbling by Mr- Williams, Mr. Rayner, and Mr. Hoagh. Rope-Dancing by the celebrated Mifs Rayner, who walks up a Slanting Rope loo Feet long, from the Bottom of the Stage to the Upper Gallery. Several Grand Dances,  Serious and Comic, particularly The i^uakcr's Wedding ; and a new Hornpipe by Mr. Rofoman. Variety ot New Songs by Mr. Golb, Mifs Lincoln, and Mifs Vaux. The Whole to Conclude with an Entertainment of Mufick, call'd HERCULES and OMFHALE; Or,   Love and Glory. In which will be Introduc'd, The  Famous  YOUNG   GIANT, Seven Feet, Four Inches high, and but Fifteen Years of Age. Tie Scenes, Machines, Mufick, and Drtfes, all entirely New. To begin every Evening at Five a'Clock Each Perfon will be admitted for a Pint of WINE or PUNCH. To begin every Evening at Five o'clock. Every Evening there will be new Performances. # * Ruckholt-*fIoufe, Eflex. H-HIS Day will be a Grand CONCERT J of Focal and hjlrumental M USICK. To begin in the Morning at Ten and continue till Trxo ; in the Afternoon at Fiur and continue till Nine. For SALE by the C A N D L E, At LLOYD's Coffee-Houfe in Lombard Street, On H'ednefday next,  at Twelve o'Clock at Noon, qpHE St. JACQUES, a French Prize, taken by~the Saltttfh and Warren-Galley Privateers, Burthen about 140 Tons, with proportionable Dimenfions, 8  Carnage Guns,   now lying at Ratcliff- at On On 14 Inventories ate delivered on Board the Ship, the Place of Sale, and of Phil. Faver and Tho. Tern pieman, Brokers. For SALE by the CANDLE, At LLOYD's Coffee-Houfe in Lombard-Street, Wednefday next,    at Twelve o'Clock- at Noon, TH E SALTASH Pri-vateer, Captain Cbrifiopber Huddy, Burthen 200 Tons, more or lefs, wrth proportionable Diroenfions 14 Carriage Guns, Six-pounders, 10 Swivel Guns, and 12 Swivel Brafs Blujiderbuffes, now lying at Rat-cliff-Crcfs, exceedingly well found, with all Neceffaries for immediate Service. Inventories are deliver'd on Board the Ship, at the Place of Sale, and by 'Phil. Faver and Tho. Templeman, Brokers. For SALE by /feCANDL E, At LLOYD's Coffee - Houfe in Lombard- Street, next, at Twelve o'clock at Noon, THE WarrenGalley Privateer, Capt. John Huddy, Burthen 220 Tons, more ar lefs, with proportionable Dimenfions, 18 Carriage Guns, Six-pounders, 10 Swivel Guns, and 16 Brafs Swivel Blunderbufles, now lying at Ratcliff-Crofs--exceedingly well found, with all Neceffaries for immed.ate Service. Inventories are deliver'd on Board the Ship, at the Place of Sale, and by Phil. Faver and Tho. Templeman, Brokers. For SALE by /^CANDLE, At LLOYD's Coffee-Houfe in Lombard-Street, On Friday next at Twelve o'Clock at Noon, THE Sutherland Privateer, John Sutherland, Commander, Burthen 58 Tons, 6 Carriage Guns, 16 Swivel Guns, and all her other Stores. lnventori�s to be feen on Board at Horjl-y-doiun Chain, at the Place of Sale, and of V a ugh an tfwiPoPHAM, Brokers. To be SOLD by AUCTION, At Burnham-Overy near Wells, in the County of Norfolk, on tf'ed/iefday next ; ^Parcelof excerdinorsood PIPE STAVES Oporto faved out of the Mary Galley,  bound from Hamburg to L O N D ON General Quart?; INFIRMARY. A General Quarterly Meeting of the Govei*   \ nours of this Charity will be held at HaberdafherV IJail, on Friday, the z\Jt Infant, at Ten o'Clock ;   To receive the Report of the Houfe-Committee ; to Elect a Com. mittee for the enfuing Quarter ; and on other Special Af. fairs. Richard Neale, Sec. To    be    S At Mr. RAPHRV Toxfhop, in St. Martin's Court, Mnrtin's-Lane, near Leiceller-Fields ; OUNTAIN PENS; alfo fine Italian, __    Round-Hand, and Drawing Pens, for the Ufe of Gentlemen and Ladies, at 4 s. per Hundred neatly cut with a Penknife, and made of proper Qu_ills, rightly prepared, and fuited to all Hands j they are nlnn-m Y,, 1 \*,rUr.a   ,,a ^ ^iu.,m tn hp ipore durable ^pj write much slearer and finer than any Quill,s of a larger Size, which, are generally of a more fpungy Nature. At the fame Place is only t > be had the fined and blackeft Writing Ink, feal'd up, in Sixpenny Battles, with Directions how to ufe it. Alfo two new Sets of black Lines, calculated to write both Bilk and Letters upsn. Next Friday -will be publijhed, By J. ROBERTS in   Warwick-Lane, (P ice  1 s. Fliiv,   Colour1 d 2 s.) AN Exact PLAN of the ATTACK of l\ e HIGH ALLIES againft the French, near the Village of Fen-.enoy, commanded by his Royal Highnefs the Duke ofCUMBER-LAND, on th; nth of May, N.S. 1745. This Day is publijhed, With ALLOWANCE of all the JUDGE-, Ninth Volurrr of a General Abridgment of LAW and EQUITY. CHARLES   V I N E R, Efq-, To be fold by G.Strahan, J. and P. Knapton, and J. Shuck- A By near Farnham in Surry, or at his Chambers, No. 3, in the King's-Bench-Walks, Inner-Temple, London 5 or, in his Abfence, ofWil-liam Reajbn, Kookbinder, in FIowcr-de-Luce Court, Fleet-ftreet. Note, The next Vi lame to be publiuVd in Michaelmas Term nexf, �ft^H conclude the Alphabet j and the fucceeding Volume will begia with Letter A. Such Subfcribers for the 4th and $th Volumes as have not taken the lame, are defir'd to fend for them before the firft Dijr of next Michae'mas-Term, or otherwife they will be difpos'd of. ADVERTISEMENTS are taken in for this Paper, at Lloyd's, Coffee-House* in Lombard-ftreet. /     1   

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