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   General Advertiser (Newspaper) - July 27, 1845, London, Middlesex                                The General Advertifer. Numb. '3338. SATURDAY,   July 27,   1745. Deal,  July 25. ^AIL'D laft Night his Majefty's Sloops the Hinchingbroke, and Baltimore, to the Weft ward. Remain the Prince George, Duke, Rofe and Flam borough Men of War, and Mediator Sloop, with the Outward-bound, as formerly mention'd.   Wind S.W. Dover, July 25. Arrived the Nancy, Jones, from Antigua ; Richmond, Burne ; and Whitehall, Dewer, both from London to Jamaica, pafs'd by St. Kitts the 5th of June., The Lark, Hyfii3m, from Antigua, for Lancaiter, is arrived at Cambletovvn. The George, Been, from Hamh-urgh, at Aldborough. The Elizabeth, Hafty ; Prosperity, Campbell ; and Montgomery,-, from Virginia, at Glafgow. The Jenny, Boyle ; Little Molly, - ; Prince George, Coulter; Matty, Hume j and Clyde, -, from Glafgow, at Virginia. L  ON   D  O  N. ExtraEl of a Letter from Plymouth, July 23. * This Day arrived here a Dutch Man of War, from � Lifbon, who gives an Account that the following French ' Ships failed from Breft, the 4th Intlant, viz. La Mars	70	75� St. Michael	7�	700 La Renown	60	600 La Parfaits	62	660 La Junette	to	660 La Gallafee	52	55o La Tourneau	46	500 The above Fleet took the John and Conftant, Curling, frum Leghorn, on the 9th lull, in Lac. 48. which Ship was re-taken the 13th, by the Old Noll privateer of Liverpool, and the Dragon Privateer of Briltol, in the fame Latitude.' I.eltrr from Bafeterre in St. Chi ifophers, fune 5. WE have now certain Accounts of the Affair ot An-guilla ; on Thurfday Morning, the 2ill of lalt Month, thatIfland was attacked by two French Frigats, of 56 Guns each, three tlout Privateers, and twa lenders, all commanded by Monf. Latouche; they landed about 600 Men, and marched up into the Country by a narrow Path, the only one there was, about five Miles, without Oppofition : On each fide of this Path there are Bufhes and imall Trees growing pretty thick ; and acrofs it a Brealt-work, which can cover only twenty Men, fo as to fire without hurting one another: Here feventeen Anguillians waited to receive them, and not a Man more I affure you, by all Accounts; twenty indeed had been polled there, but three of them thought proper to retire 'to another Brealt-work, which Governor Hodge hirnfelf defended, with fifty more Men, about 100 Yards from the fint. ' One of the Seventeen, was one Richardfon, who could not be perfwaded to ftand behind the Brealt-work, but got on the Top of it to watch the Motions of the Enemy. The firft Man he fpy'd was one Rouleau, well known at St. Euftatia, who carried the French Colours, and march'd fir 11 ; Richardfon took aim at him, and killed hirn ; and immediately a young Lad among the Anguil-lians, ran and took up the Colours, and brought tnem to his Friends, who having none of their own, ftuck them up on their Breaft-work, and fought under them : This laft Circumllance is deemed by fome as being only a Joke invented by Wag\ who love to be merry, no Matter at whofe Expence. -TrTe French advanced within Piltol-fhot of the Brealt-work, and fought brifkly for about a Quarter of an Hour, but did not fo much as wound a Man, not even Richardfon, tho' feveral Boughs of Trees were broke down near him ; mean while the Anguillians were not idle, but handled their Arms fo well, that the French, who flood thick, and without Shelter, thought fit to turn their Backs, and fly to their Boats as fall as they coald. The poor Anguillians were fo fatigued and fo dry, having no fort of Liquor to drink, that they were notable to purfue the Enemy, otherwife very few of the French had efcaped, their Conlternation being fo great, that feveral of them were drown'd in going off: Twenty-nine were found dead upon the Spot, and buried immediately ; fourteen more have been found fmce among the Bufhes, four or five in a heap, who have been buried alfo, befides feven whofe Bodies were call afhore by the Sea, at the Landing-Place ; but there is fuch a noifome Stench in the Woods, near the Field of Battle, that probably feveral more are rotting above Ground. Monf. Latouche fent afhore fome Englifh Prifoners belonging to a Privateer of this Town, which the French had lately taken, and fitted out for this Expedition, with a MefTage to Governor Hodge, to fend off the French Prifoners in Exchange. ' While the Flag of Truce was coming a-fhore, the Governor imagining the Defrgn of it was to propofe Terms to him to give up the Ifland, called his People together, to know whether they would ftand by him, and they all unanimoufly affured him they would defend the Ifland to the laft Drop of their Blood : However, the French were more modeft in their Demands than he expefted ; he anfwered them civilly, that he had no Prifoners to fend them, but if he found any they fhould be well ufed, but not a Frenchman has been found alive upon Anguilla to this Day. The French loft three or four Pair of Colours, (for they had no lefs a-fhore) the Anguillians loft one Cow, three Calves and two Hogs, which the French killed and carried off with them, not a Creature befides was hurt; they carried off like- ' wife an old Copper, which was all their Booty.   On * the other Hand they left behind them, a good many ' Fire-locks, befides thofe belonging to the Dead, fo that ' upon a Ballance, the Anguillians are considerable ' Gainers. ' I really look upon this Aflion to be as gallant a one, 4 as any that has happened during the War.   I have taken * Pains to be well informed of it, and the honeft unaffecled 4 Simplicity of feveral Anquilliaus, who have told me the 4 Story with very little Variation, leaves me no room to * doubt of the Truth of it ; and I affure you, I have told ' it you, juft as I had it, without the leaft Embellifhment. � -By the Time the News of this Invafion was ' carried to Antigua, Commedore Le� was arrived, and ' immediately fent down the Dreadnought, the Deal-Caftle 4 and the Hind-Sloop, to Anguilla,  but it was to late, 4 the French Veflels were gone, and we hav.e,fince heard of their being arrived in Guardaloupe. I have forgot to tell you, that towards the latter End of * the Engagement, the Negroes were very ufeful in purfu- * ing the Enemy. Some Letters from Turin fay, that as foon. as the Re. pubiick of Genoa had made publick her Refolution to fide with the Crowns of France and Spain, the Britifh Conful was fent for by the Senate, who imparted the faid Refolution to him, adding, that notwithftanding the Neceflity they were under to take fuch a Step, nothing fhould be wanting on their Part to keep up a good Harmony between Great-Britain and the Republick, and that any Englifh Men of War, that came into the Harbour of Genoa, or any other Ports of the Republick, in an amicable Manner, fhould be furmihed with whatever Rcfrefhments or Provifions they might want, as heretofore. Yefterday feveral Veffels with Powder, Ball, and other Stores aif YVar, were fent from theTowrr to re-inforce the Garrifonsof Sheernefs, Portfmou:h, and Plymouth. All the Merchant Ships that failed under Convoy of Commodore Leigh, in the Suffolk, are fafely arrived at Barhadots. Yefterday two Waggon Load of Silver was br-nght to the Bank, under a Guard of Seimen, belonging to the Rofe Man of War, lately arrived in the Downs. Laft Night was buried in a handiome manner, at the Church of St. Botolph Alderfgate, the Body of Mr. Francis, Mafter of the Half-Moon Tavern in Alderfgate-itreer, who died on Wednefday Morning laft. This Week's Diverfions at the New Wells near the-London Spaw, Clerkenwell, will confift of Variety of new Performances by Mr. William?, Mr. Hough, Mr. Rofo-man, Mr. Rayner, Mifs Rayner, Mrs. Hough, and others; the furprizing,Giant will al{b continue .the Rope-Dancing ; the whole to concludewith^atdBus and Circe; interfpers'd with a new Piece call'd As you like it, or Harlequin's Whim. High Water this Day, at London-Bridge at 20 Minutes after to. Bank-Stock 146 a 145 3 4ths. India D:tto 181 a 181 1 half. Souih-Sea Stock no Price. Ditto Old Annuities in 1 8th a 1 4th. Ditto New 109 3 8ths a 1 half. Three per Cent. Annuities go a 1 8th. Ditto 1742, 90 1 8th a 1 itn.    Ditto 1743,  and 1744, 90 I 8th a 1 4th. Ditto 1745, 90 1 8th. Million Bank 115. Equivalent 110 1 half. Royal Affurance 82 5 8ths. ex Dtv.   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 I. 10 s. Pr. India Bonds r 1. 14 s. a 15 s. Pr. Three and a half Salt Tallies 3 3 8ths Difc. Three and a half per Cent. Exchequer Orders no Price.     Three  per Cent. Ditto ii Difc Lottery Tickets 18 s. Pr. Life Annuities 14 5 8ths Years Purchafe. G O O D M A N's-F I E L D S. AT the NEW WELLS, the Bottom Lemon-ftrett, Goodman" s-Fietdi, this Evening, will be feveral New Performances, viz. Dancing by Mr. Shawford, Madem. Duval, Mr. Chettle, Mrs. Pritchard, Mr. Cufliing, Mifs Shawford, Mr. Baker, and Mrs. Dj-minique. Rope-Dancing by--Monf. Hendrick, � Mr. Morris,-* &c. Singing by Mr. Cunningham, and Mr, Afpey. Tumbling, Ladder-Dancing, and feveral New Equilibres by Monf. Hendrick, with a Pyramid of GlafTes, all fupported by a Needle, with its Point upon the Edge of a Glafs, which he holds in his Mouth. To which will be added a new Entertainment, call'd HARLEQUIN a DESERTER; Or, The Camp of Love. The Character of Harlequin by Mr. Cuming; Colombme, Mrs. Dove ; French Nobleman, Mr. Shawford j Spaniard, Mr. Morris ; Colombine's Maid, Mrs. Cufliing; Captain of the Guard, Mr. Cunningham ; Centinel, Mr. Morris j the Fiflierman, Mr. Chettle ; the four Cupids by Mafter Morgan, Mafter Davis, Mafter Hendrick, Mafter Howard. Voluntiers, by Mr. Chettle, Mrs. Pritchard, Mr. Baker, Mifs Shawford, Mr. Afpey, Mrs. Dominique; Genius, Mr. Cunningham ; the Clown, Mr. Dove ; And the Part of the French Servant by Monf. Hendrick. To begin every Evening �t Five 0'Clock. Note, The Scenes, Machines, Mufick, and Cloaths, are all entirely New, and noc borrow'd from any other Entertainments. Every One will be admitted for a Pint of Wine or Punch as ufoal. Admiralty-Office,   'uly 25, 1745. cr H E Lords Commiffioners of the Admiralty dar hereby fridly direel all Officers and Stamen belonging to his Majejlfs Ship: in Commiffian, nvhether they be dbfent with Leave, or nuithcSit (except thofe lately belonging to the Montague tfWRippoi(, and alfo fuch 'vuho'ari* Evidences, and are ordered up to Tovjn to be examined 'with relation to the Enquiiy making into the Behaviour of fome Officers in the late ABion off of 'Toulon) to repair immediately on Board their reffecli've Shi/is, as they 'will anfwer the contrary at the Peril, not only of lafing their Wages, but of being taken up, andpunifhed with the utmofl Severity of the Law againjl Defer ten. Tho. Corbett. IN. one of Yefterday's News-Papers I was re-minded of being at Phillips's Benefit laft Seafon to fee the Fair Penitent, and am invited, by many Compliments, to write to Z. a LITTLE GENTLEMAN, at George's Coffee-houie,Temple-Bar, that he may know my Name and Place of Abode, whether I am married, or pre-engaged, Sec. This is to acquaint him, that if he expects a Compliance with his Requeft, he muft appear at Ranelagh next Tuefday Night, walk round the Room from Nine to Ten, that I may have a proper View of him, and if I like him, and he be drefs'd decently (that is to fay, among other Things, his Hat not too fierce, in a neat Coat without a flying Cape, his Breeches Garters to buckle below hit Knees, and the Heels of hit Shoes of a neceffary Heighth only, for he muft not affeft to look bigger or taller than he really is) I fhall then take art Opportunity of informing him, how he may treat in a clofer Manner with A. Note, He is defired not to bring any of the GREAT GENTLEMEN of George's with him. JAMES    MORLEY, The NOTTINGHAM   Waggoner, REMOV'D from the Caftk and Falcon in Alderfgate ftreet, to the White Horfe without Crippltgate, London ; and carries Goods to Harborougb, Leiceftcr, and Loughborough at Reafonable Rates. To be LETT  or SOLD, For the Refdue of a Term of tooo Tiars, commencing the %-jth of April, 1711, and Entered upon immediately, the f/lovjing Premifes or any Part thereof, *Tp W O Capital Meffuages with Stables, JL Coach-Houfes, Office-Houfcs, Fi/h-Ponds and Gardens, thereunto belonging, fituate in Tottenham in the C�unty of Middle-fex ; and alfo one other Meffuage, aid three Cottages adjoining to one of the faid MefTaages, the Eftate of Mrs. Hafell. Enquire at the faid Mrs. HafelPs Houft? on the Premifes, near the Quaker's Meeting Houfe in Tottenham a fore faid j or at Mr. Hill's an Upholder in Fleet-Street, London. For SA L E by the CANDLE, - At LLOYD's Coffee-Houfe in Lombard-Street, On Friday next, at Inuelve o Clock at Noon, TjHE Count VIRLADE, a French Piire, taken by the Shore-bam Privateer, Robert MUligen, Commander, Burthen 300 Tons more or lefs. Catalogues will Timely be difperfed by Brol.ers. WILLIAM a'n'cl KLNjAMim U'AUbimiS, And KELLAND  HEATH, ^Certainly nothing can be a clearer Proof of the Excellency of any Commodity than the Approbation it meets nuiih--If fo, HE ENGLISH GRAPE BRANDY T _ may juftly claim a Superiority over all other Briti/h Productions, from the conftant and large Demands the Company have from all Parts of the Kingdom. To convince the Curious how fnlv it is adapted to all Manner of Mixtures, vix. RASBERRIES, CHERRIES, &c. there is now prepar'd a Iarre Quantity of SHRUB with the faid BRANDY and ORANGES when in the greateft Perfection ;' which is no Ways inferior (either as a Dram, or for Punch) to that made with the beft Coniac. SHRUB at 6 1. per Gallon, Brandy at 4 s. per Gallon ; At the Warehoufe the Bottom of Bartbikmeiu-Lane, near the Royal-Exchange, Sixpence per Gallon allow'd to thofe who take half a Hogfhead or upwards. Thomas Rawlins, Clerk to this Company. This Day are pub/ifhed, (Price Six-pence each,) HE following Maps, Flans of Battles, and Plans of Cities, Towns, and Sieges, each on a whole T....................... Sheet, beautifully engrav'd : any of which may be had feparately. Maps of Germany on four whole Sheets, viz- The South-Eaft Part of Germany, the South-Weft Part of Germany, the North-Eaft Part of Germany, the North Weft Part of Germany j Flanders, Holland, Spain, Ireland, and Scotland. .  r^       PLANS   of   BATTLES. Donawert, Blenheim, Ramelies, Oudenarde, Maeftricht, Malpla* quet, and Forcing the Lines of Brabant. CITIES,   TOWNS,   and   SIEGES. Namur, Mons, Lifle, Toulon, Doway, Dunkirk, Bruffels, Antwerp, Tournay, Menin, Bethune. and Turin. PLANS of fome of the Principal Cities in Ireland. VIEWS of Cities and Caftles in Scotland. Shortly will be publijbed, PLANS of Oftend, Newport, Bruges, Ghent, Aeth, Aire, Vigo, Gibraltar, Port-Mahone, Coni,&c. feveral more Maps and Plans are engraving, and will be published as foon as finifhed. Printed for John and Paul Knapton in Ludgate-ftreet. This Day is publij In Three Volumes, 03a--uo, adorn d 'with Cuts, the $th Edition, Corrected, of HE Religious Philosopher ; or, JL   The Right Ufe of Contemplating the Works of the Creator. 1. In the wonderful Structure of animal Bodies, and in particular Men. a. In the no lefs wonderful and wife Formation of the Elements, and their various Effects upon Animal and Vegetable Bodies. And. 3. 'IB !ha'b!6ll'Imaiiflg'sWWo\'flie Heavens, wittuafl 16Tur-niture. Defign'dfor the Conviction of Atheiftsand iBfidels. Throughout which, ail the late Difcoveries in Anatomy, Philofo-iphy,vand ,Aftronomy, together with the various Experiments made ufe of to ilJuftrate the fame, are mod copioufly handled, by that learned Mathematician Dr. NIEUWENTIT.   Tranflated from the Low Dutch. By JOHNCHAMBERLAYNE, F.R.S. To which is preflx'd, A Letter to the Tranflator. By the Rev. j. T. Defaguliers, l.l.d F.r.s. Printed for M. Senex, in Fleet-ftreet j W. Innys, ' T. Longman and T. Shewell, in Pater-nofter-Row. .ADVERTISEMENTS are taken in .for this Paper, at Lloyd's Coffee-House, in- Lombard-ftreet.   

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