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   General Advertiser (Newspaper) - August 7, 1845, London, Middlesex                                The General Advertifer. N a m i. 3347. WEDNESDAY,   August;,   1745. Veal, Augufi 5. IS Majefty's Ships and the Out" ward-bound remain, as in my kit.  Wind S.W. The Robert, Peddie, from Carolina, is arrived at Lifbon. The Frederick, -, from India, for Gottenburgh, is ar-" rived at Plymouth. LONDON. By Letters from Francfort we find there is a little Dif-putc between the Elector Palatine and the Magiftrates of that City, on the following Occafion : The Magiiirates have admitted into the City 500 Troops of the Circle of the Upper Rhine, judging fuch a Reinforcement necefiary in the prefent Juncture, when the Election of an Emperor is_at band: But the Elector Palatine looking upon this Proceeding to be incoofiftent with the Golden-Bull, has told them, ' That in the natural and litteral Senfe of that * Bull, they (the Magiftrates of Francfort) are bound, � when the Safety of the City requires it, to augment the * Garrifon at the Expence of the Burghers : Wherefore, * thc' his Electoral Bighnefs, in Quality of Prince of � Simmeren, is one of theEftates of the Circle of thetUp- * per Rhine, he declares that he has no Hand at all in the Step taken on this Occafion,, contrary to the Meaning of � the Golden Bull, that it muft reft on the City of Franc- * fort to give a Reafon for it to the Electoral College.* However, as the Magiftrates did not do this without mature Reflexion, and without intending to draw it into a Precedent hereafter, they have had no Regard for the Elector Palatine's Remonitrance, but will give an Account �f their Conduct to the Electoral College in proper Time and Place. Our Advices from Francfort add, that the Aultrians Lear pretty hard on the Inhabitants of the Palatinate, who like many others are punifhed by the Chance �of War, for the Deeds of their Sovereigns ; obliging them to bring to their Camp large Quantities of Oats, Hay and Straw ; and fuch Villages as are incapable to fur-rim any, are made to pay an Equivalent for it in Money : The little Town of Mofbach on the Neckar has been taxed st 10,000 Florins, in lieu of the Forrage that was demanded of it. They write from Vienna that the Queen has juft made a new Promotion, viz. Prince Wenceflaus of Litchtenftein created a Veldt-Marfhal, Governor General of the Dutchy of Milan, and Commander in Chief of the Auftrian Army in Italy ; Major-General Trips is made a Lieutenant-General ; the Colonels Barons Buftanzi and Hcifter are .promoted to the Rank of Major-Generals ; and Baron Stap-pel, Adjutant-General to the Grand Duke of Tufcany, who brought the Queen the News of the Prince of Conti's Retreat over the Rhine, is made a Colonel. It is faid this is the laft Promotion her Majefty will make, till the Election of an Emperor is over. The Preparations for the Queen's Journey are ftill continued, but no Day is fixed as yet for her Departure, as this muft depend on the Difpatch or the Delay in proceeding to the Imperial Election, which they ftill reckon will not fail to be carried in Favour of the Grand Duke; and as it behoves the Court to have �arly Intelligence of all the Tranfactions at Francfort, a poft extraordinary is arrived at Vienna, which fets out every Morning for Francfort, from whence another like-wife arrives every Day at Vienna. Dantzick, Augufi 4. Dagenaer the Swede being forced to leave the Port of Pillau, put 25 of his Men on board the Difpatch, whereof James Moody was formerly Mafter, on which Ship he had mounted 23 Guns, and commanded her himfeif; he divided the reft of his Men in the other three Ships. All four Ships being carried the 30th pail out of Pillau Harbour, by Pruffian Pilots, into Pillau Road, Dagenaer ftood with his Ship out to Sea, expecting that the other three would follow him. But one James Lamb, Mafter of the Hope, George Dougal, Mafter of the Jan-net, and fome Matters and Sailors of Britifh Ships lying in Pillau, having mann'd Boats, row'd off to the Road toob-ferve Dagenaer's Motions; and feeing him at fome Distance from the other Ships, Capt. Lamb row'd towards his Ship the Hope, which the Swedes on board of her feeing, aban-don'd the Ship, took to the Boat, and row'd aboard the other two Sh'ps ; fo that on Capt. Lamb's coming on board his Ship, and finding no body on board of her, he cut the Cable, hoifted the Englifh Flag, and fet Sail directly. Capt. Dougal feeing Capt. Lamb's Succefi, made what hafte he could towards his Ship, and the third Boat with Englifh Mailers and Sailors row'd at the fame time towards the third Ship the Prevention, which the Swedes fo foon as they were aware of, abandon'd both Ships, took to their Boat and row'd afhore. Capt. Dougal took poffeffion of his Ship, and the Mafters and Sailors of the Prevention ; both fet Sail directly, and following Capt. Lamb, all the three Ships arrived here in our Road the 31ft pail. Yefterday we had a Report in Town, that Dagenaer's Men having forced him to come ta an Anchor on the Pemeran Coait with the Difpatch the fourth Ship, which he commands, they had all left him, except four Men, fo that we hope the next News will be that he has abandoned his Ship like-wife. Their Excellencies the Lords Juftices have iffued a Proclamation, ordering a Reward of 30,0001. to any Perfon, who fhall feize and fecure the eldeft Son of the Pretender, in cafe he fhall land, or attempt to land, in any of his Majefty's Dominions. We hear, that the feveral Regiments of Marines have received Orders to be ready to march on the firft Notice, to emSark on board the Fleet commanded by Admiral Vernon. EjttraS of a Litttr from a Gentleman on board the Caiman Capt. Ekman, from China, bound to Gottenburgh, dated off Plymouth, Augufi 2.  As we are now the-jfirft Ship from the Qhina Seal for ' Europe this Seafon, I fuppofe you have heard nothing of * theSuccefs of the four Englifh Men of War, viz. the � Deptford, Prefton, Medway and Dolphin, commanded " the Captains Barnet,  Earl of Northefk,  Peyton, and Moore. * Capt. Barnet, and the Lord Northefk, went together � to the Straits of Sunda, to intercept the Paffage of the ' three French China Ships, in Cafe they proceeded that � Way, had the good Fortune to meet, and took them, � and carried them to Batavia ; the Medway and Dolphin � went to the Straits of Malacca to intercept their Paffage 1 that Way. � And happily for the Engliih Companies Ships, they � went into Atcheen Road, and there took a French Priva- * teer, of 50 Guns, fent out by the Governor of Ponti-� cherri, to cruize upon the Englifh, whom they would in-4 faltibly have taken' had not this prevented it. They af-4 terwards toek in the Straits of Malacca, a French Ship, 4 bound from Manilla to Ponticherri, having on board 72 4 Cheftsof Dollars, of 3000 each j and two Chefls of 4 Gold, alone worth 30000 1. 4 Thefe Ships we came up with in the Straits of Banca, * proceeding on their Way to Batavia, to join the Com-4 modore.-The Second Captains of the French Ships and 4 fome other of the Officers are now on board the York, 4 Capt. Lafcelles ; and the Stafford, from China.  An Englifh Privateer (fuppos'd the Fame) has taken 4 a French Country Ship, bound from China to Mauritius, 4 worth 120001.' Yeflerday came Advice, that the Henrietta, Capt. La-batce Ferol, of Port l'Orient, of near 500 Tons Burthen, 28 Guns and 140 Men, is taken by the Hardwick Privateer, Capt. Sampfon, and carried into Lifbon. There is alfo an Account, that the Invincible, Captain Camon, bound from St. Domingo to Rochelle, is taken by the Garland Privateer, Capt. Taverner, and carried into Lifbon. The Tufcany Privateer, Capt. Bromage, belonging to Briftoi, is taken by the Mars, Beliona, and Dauphin Privateers, and carried into Nantz. Laft Week died at Bridgnarth in Shropfhire, Captain Barnfley, many Yean Commander of the Portmahone Man of War ; a Gentleman of true Bravery and Humanity. On Monday laft died at Peckham, Mr. Gardner, Mafter of the Faulcon Inn, in the Borough of Southwark. Yefterday the Hon. Commiffioners of the Excife appointed Mr. Mecky to be Clerk of the Securities, in the room of Mr. Ramfay, appointed Secretary to Admiral Vernon. On Monday the notorious Thomas Hargrove, otherwife Yorkfhire Tom, was committed to Clerkenwell Bridewell, by Sir Thomas De Veil, for Theftboot, accepting of 17 Guineas and a half, not to profecute John Ditcher, a notorious Pickpocket, whom he had charg'd with a Conftable for the Felony, but the Conftable being weak enough to deliver the Money taken on the Thief, he refus'd to profecute, and both being very well known to be bad Men, the firftnot long fince having return'd from Tranfportation, and the other a common Pickpocket, the faid Hargrove was committed for Theftboot, as aforefaid, and the other as a loofe, diforderly Perfon. Yefterday two Women, Elizabeth Holloway and Elizabeth Timfon were committed to Clerkenwell Bridewell, by Sir Thomas De Veil, upon a ftrong Sufpieion of having felonioufly taken a large Silver Watch, made by William King, upon the Oath of Mr. Richard Mbrdaunt ; there is a Silver Chain to the faid Watch, which with the Watch are in the Hands of the faid Sir Thomas De Veil. BANKRUPTS. Henry Wallbanck, now or late of St. James Clerkenwell, Middlefex, Dealer and Chapman. Doyly Stevens of Worceflcr-Place, London, CewfeSor. High Water this Day at London-Bridge at 30 Minutes after 5., Bank-Stock 144. 1 half. India Ditto 179. South-Sea Stock no Price. Ditto Old Annuities 109 5 gths a 3 4ths. Ditto New 10814th a 3 8ths. Three per Cent. Annuities 88 5 Sths a 1 half. Ditto 1742, 88 5 8ths a 1 half. Ditto 1743, anc* '744� ^8 5 Sthsa 1 half. Ditto 174;, 88 3 4ths. Million Bank 115. Equivalent 110 1 half. Royal Affurance 82 1 half. 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. 7 s. 6 d. India Bonds 1 1. 5 s. a 2 s. 233. Prem. Three and a half Salt-Tallies 5 Difc. Three and a half per Cent, Exchequer Orders no Price. Three per Cent. Ditto 12 Difc. Lottery Tickets xo I. x6 s. Prem. Life Annuities 14 Years Purchafe. The  PERSON being DEAD, There is to be SOLD, At MACKRELL's Cofee-hufe in Bartlett's-Buildings, Hoi born; A Leopard's Skin Hunting Side-Saddle and- Jj\. Houfing, made up is the.neweft Faftion (never wore) trim'd witha very neat Mohair Fringe, with an Arch Head with Tofielsin the Corners.of the Houfing j the Seat of fine Cloth; the Colour of the Ground of the Skin embroidered with Black Spots to match ; a very neat Leather Furniture with Toflek and beft Town Bit. Note, To be fold fome Pounds cheaper than any Sadler will make up fuch a one for. NEW     WELLS. AT the New Wells, near the London-Spam, CltrkenmeJi, this and every Evening (during the Summer Seafon) will he prefented Variety of New Performances, vix. Tumbling by Mr. Williams, Mr. Rayner, and Mr. Hough. Rope-Dancing by the celebrated Mifs Rayner, who walks up a Slanting Rope 100 Feet long, from the Bottom of the Stage to the Upper Gallery. Variety of New Songs by Mr. Brett, Mifs Lincoln^ and Mi& Vatuw Several Grand Dances,  Serious and Comic. The famous Young GIANT will perform, the Part of the Soldier, in the Soldier, Sailor, Tinker, Taylor, and Buxom Joan of Dtptford. The?Whole to Conclude with a new Entertainment of Mufick, call'd BACCHUS   and   CIRCE. Interfpers'd with a new Piece in Grotefque Characters, call'd As You Like It 5 or, Harlequin's Whim. Bacchus by Mr. Brett;        Circe by Mifs Lincoln ; The Character of Harlequin by Mr. Rofoman ; Servant by Mr. Hough ; Colombine by Mrs. Hough. The Scene:, Machines, Mufick, and Drtfifes, all entirely New* To begin every Evening at Five o'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. G O O D M A N's-F I E L D S. AT the NEW WELLS, the Bottom of Lemon-ftreet, Goodman''i-Fields, this Evening, will be Several New Performances, 
                            

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