Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Share Page

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   General Advertiser (Newspaper) - August 12, 1845, London, Middlesex                                M O N ,D AY,   August 12,   1745. Deal, jfagHfi 10' iRRIVED Y-efterday the Mortar Bomb from Plymouth, and the Weazle Sloop from a Cruize; the Hanover Packet, Douglas, - from Oftend; and a Dutch Ship ( from Lifbon.   Came down the j New-England Gaily, Anftel, for \ Gibraltar ;   and the Patuxent Merchant, Jolly, for diuo, and remainwith the Duke, Prince George, and Dover Men of War, the jlstna Firefhip, and: the Outward-bound.   Wind S.W. i The St. George, Mitchell, from the Straits, is-arrived! at Bristol. � LONDON. I Ix'rzS of a pi i-vate Letter from Anijlerdam Augujl \ i7,N.S. ! 1 As yet we cannot penetrate.the Xing of PruiBa's De->   Meaf'ures to opp>Te the Entenjrizes of the Prufiians.   It < may be laid that tho' the latter (hould not attempt any ' thing agnnft Sax my ; they neverthelefs do a gre.t deul  by their Motions on that fide, as they oblige the King of � Poland to keep Troops at .home, which mignt be cm-   Su'ofiiy Treaty, is lar from bc-ing compleac. ' Within thefe two or.three Days there has been much ' T."ik here of a lJlot, which it* faid has been difcover'd ' at Peterfi)urgh, againft the Imperial Family, and Lr ' which abour 80 J'erions of different Ranks have been ' tiken up, on Sufpicion of being concerned in it. ' The Siege of Oilend will be pufh'd on vigoroufly, but 1 a little Part of the Ground about it be ng laid under 1 Water, the Garrifun not having had Time to do it � effe&uallv.' J Tr:m the Sardinian Camp at Moncadcl, near Alexandria, in haly, July z6, N.S. Our Army is reinforced every Day ; and the Audrians, with whom we are encamped here, are now 25,000ftrong. They alfo expect to be reinforced with two Batallions of PalfVs Regiment, 2000 Recruits for their Foot, and 600 Horfe to remount their Cavalry and Huffars. We have joined them vvi  re-fided on the Side of Oneglia, in order topreierve the Communication with Provence, have been RVice repulfed  fr.m the Cal.Uss of Ifolaand Dolce Aqua, which they had twice attempted to retake. M. Lautrec has not yet got rut of the Defiles to Barcellooette, as was reported- M. Sir. (Tin has it in his Power ilill to join our Army, and act in concert with it. Whitehall, Augujl 10.. Yefterday arrived here from Hanover,, one of his Majefty's Meffengers with Orders fdr the immediate..Departure: of .the Yachts to Helvoetfluys, hi * Majpfty having beea pleafed to declare his Intention to return ipeedily to England. The King has been pjeafed to grant unta William Pep-perell,:�(q;.of the Province, of New-England, in Nwth-; America,. |^e Dignity of- a Baronet of Great-Britain. �Admiraltf-Office, Augufi 10. In Purfuance of his Ma- jefty't Pleafure, the Loros of the Admiralty have appointed Peter Wane p. and the Honourable John Byng, Efqs; Rear-Admjrals of the Blue. Admiralty-OJice, Augujl 10. The following Advices from fiaft-Indiaare certain, and may be.deperrded on, being given by an Officer.of the EaU-Iridia Company, juit arrived in England.' The Deptiord, Captain Bamet, Commodore, and the Prefton, Lord Northdk, of 60 and 50 Guns, feparated from ihe^Medway, Capt. Payton, and the Diamond, Capt. Moore, of 60 and 20 Gun.% fometime after they left Madagascar, where they had been for Water and Provifions; the two firft went for the Streightsof Sunda, and thence to the Streights of Banca, and the two laft prcceeced for the Streighb of Mallacca ; the Commodore and his Confort; difgtaifcd their'Ships by.painting, .tec. after the French and Dutch' Marnier; after-being fome time at Anchor in the Streights of Banca, appeared the three French Company's Shfps, laden from Canton for Europe, the Dauphin, Cap-. Buukr, the Hercules-Capt. Dufrein, Le Jafon, Capt. De-lamettrie ; the Englifh Ships hoifted Dutch Colours, and, as foon as the French came near, they Iower'd their Dutch Colours ?and hoiiied Englifh, calling at the fame to ftrike ft theirs for the King of England, which not being done, the Commodore gave the French Cap;ain, Buttler, a Broad-fide,, which he and his Conforts returned, and a fharp En-gagement enfued for the Space of t:ree Hours, daring which the Dauphin with a Cannon-Shot carried Commodore Barnet's T)llcr:Rcpe, which difconcerted. him for fome Time. The Hercules and Jafon, by Reafon of the little Breeze and their Diitance, c^uld not in Time come to the Dauphin's Aid, and jointly attack the 50 Gun Ship, while the other cculd not for fome Time fteer, which Lircumftance it is faid might have given occafion to the Hercules to ef-cape, failing better than the reft ; after a brave Refinance they were forced to ftrike ; then theCommcdore fent Officers and Men to take Pcffeffion, and to bring the French Officers on board hi* Ship, where he pece;ved them like a gallant and generous Officer, fhewingthem all the Favour and Friendship depending on him, and ulual in fuch Cafes; the like good Treatment received the reft of the Gentlemen fent on board the Prefton, Lord Northefk. The St. Louis, Captain Johannes, laden from Canton and bound to Mauritius, was taken fome Days afterwards by Captain Gumming in a Privateer of 30 Guns from England. The two chief Supra Cargoes, Meffrs. Margrin and La Val, with the three Second-Captains and two Officers were, by Order of the Commodore, put on board . the Englifty China Ships, and the reft, with the Ships carried to Batavia. The other two Ships in their Way to the Strtights of Malacca called at Achin, where they found a French Pri-vrieer, fitted out and fent by the Company to cruize in the China Seas; they carried her with them through the Streights of Malacca, and in their Way took a French Ship from Manilla, faid to be rich. When we came through the Streights of Banca, thefe two Ships were lying with the two Prizes difguifed like their Conforts who took the three French Chinamen, of. which they had no Account, but being told by us, -that the French Ships had left Canton long oeroie us, they therefore refolved to go to their Rendtzvouz at Batavia. On Saturday Admiral Anfon fet out for the Nore, to hoilt his Flag, in order to convoy his Majeity from Hel-voetfluys j for which Place the Yachts, and the Veffels appointed to bring over the Baggage, will depart this Day. We hear, that the Colliers who were to be funk at the Entrance of the Portof Oftend, and who are ready to (ail, have received Directions to continue where they are, till farther Orders. On Saturday Morning there were Letters from Oftend, which brought Advice, that the Pool Man of War, and the Tranfpom under her Convoy, who failed frqm the Downs on Thurfday,. were arrived in the Road of Oftend. The French keep a rnoft. terrible Fire on the Town, and have beat down feveral Houfes. On Saturday laft 24 Pieces of Brafs Cannon, on which is engraved, the Words Cape Breton, were fhipp'd at Woolwich, for the Ufe of that Place. And at the fame Time 24 Matroffe--, fix Gunners and eight Bombardiers were draughted out of the Train, who'will fpeedily embark for Cape Breton. TheTryal Privateer, Capt. � Woods, is arrived at Briftol, who fpoke laft Sunday with the John and Conllant, Curling, from Leghorn; fhe was taken by a French Privateer ; but retaken by the Old Noll Privateer, belonging to Levcrpool. Yeiterday died, at his Houfe in Shad Thames Mr. Comminp, a wealthy Skinner, reputed worth 10000 1. the gaeateft Part of which he has left to Charitable Ufes. On. Friday Night, about 11 o'Clock, Mr. Shard, a Tan-. nerinihe Borough,,was attack'd by four Fellows arm'd . with CHtlafles, in the Lane leading.from Peckham to New Grofj Turnpike, who robb'd him of- two Guineas and eight-Shillings, and got clear off with their Booty. London and Addington in Surry having play'd tw�" Matches at CRICKET andeach won one; it is "agreed by both Parties to play the Third this prefent M�nday, at Mr� "Smith'.-, the Py'd-Horie in Ch,ifwell Street -.The Wickets'" to be pitch'd by Qne o'Clock at fartheft.-The three Matches between the Counties of Suffex and Surry will b-cectainly play'd, viz. the Firft at London, on Monday th1 19th Inftant, the Second on Moulfey-Hurft- on Wedne day, the 21 ft, and the Third on Berry-Hill, near Ainn" .dell, Suffex, on Monday, the 26th. This Day at RUCKHOLT-HOUSE, there will be a Grand Concert of Vocal and Inftrumcntal Mufick, to ; begin in. the Morning, at 10 o'Clock. Tickets 1 s. 6d. each, Breakfafting included; and by Defire there will be .feveral.New Songs by Signora Avolio. The fame will be perform'd in the Afternoon, when each Perfon is to pay 6 d. for Admittance.--Plenty of Carp, and Perch; and proper Cooks provided. IRELAND. Dub/in, Aug. 3. Yefterday the Lords Juftices ordered the great Guns to be fir'd, on Account of the taking of that important Place Cape Breton. We havejuft received an Account, that the Prince Frederick and Duke Privateers, were arrived at Kinfale, with two of thericheft Prizes that have been taken in the Memory of Man. We hear from London, that the Lords of the Regency have corns to a Refolution to recommend to his Majefty to confer the Honour of Lieutenant-Colonel cn John Brad-. ftteet, Efq; of this City, for his extraordinary Behaviour in the taking Cape Breton. "       B   A    N    K    R    u"   P    T   s" William Billingfley, late of Birmingham, in Warwick, Bay-Maker. Thomas Goodwin of Feltham, in Middkfex, Farmer, Dealer, and Chapman. High Water this Day at London-Bridge at 10 Minutes after 10._ Bark-Stock 144 3 4ths. India Ditto 178 1 he If. South-Sea Mock 105 1 4th ex Div. D.tt) Old Annuities 109 7 8ths a 3 4ths. Ditto New io3 i 4th a 1 8rb. Three per Cent. Annuities 88 5 8ths a 1 half. Di to 1742,88 5 8ths a 1 half. Ditto 1743 an^ '744' $8 5 Bths a 1 half. Ditto 1745. 883 4th?. 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 $ I. 7 s. 6 d. Ir.alia Bone's 1 1. 5 s. Prerai. Three and a ha f Salt Tallies ; 1 half a 5 8ths Dilc. - Thr-e and a half per Cent. Exchequer Orders no Price. Three per Cent. Ditto no Price. Lottery Tickets 15 s. Piem. Life Annuities 14 Years Purchafq.__ NEW     WELLS. AT the New Wells, near the Ldndon-Spaw, Clerktniaell, this and every Evening (during the Summer Seafon) will be preferred Variety of New Performances, vix. Tumbling by Mr. Williams, Mr. Rayner, and Mr. Hough. Rope-Dancing by the celebrated Mifs Rayneri who walks up  a Slanting Rope 100 Feet long, from the Bottom of the Stage to the Upper Gallery. Variety ot New Songs by Mr. Brett, Mi's Lincoln, and M,fs Vaiix. Several Grand Dances,  Serious and Comic. The famous Young GIANT will perform the Part of the Soldier, in the Soldier, Sailor, Tinier, Taylor, and Buxom Joan of D-ptforJ. The Whole to Conclude with a new Entertainment of Mufick, cali'4 BACCHUS   and  -CIRCE. Interfpers'd with a new Piece in Grotefque Characters, call'd As You Like It;   Lemon-Jlreet, Goodman's-Fields, this Evening, will be feveral <*%. New Performances, vix. Dancing by Mr. Shawford, Madem. Duval, Mr. Chettle, Mrs. Pritchard, Mr. Cufting, Mifs Shawford, Mr.Biker, and Mjs.d)-roinlrjue. Rope-Dancing by Monf. Hendrick, Mr. Morris, See. Singing by Mr. Cunningham, andMr.Afpey. Tumbling, Ladder-Dancing, and feveral New Equilibres by Monf. Hendrick, with a Pyramid of Glafles, all fupported by a Needle, with iu Point upon ..�r the Edge of a Glafe, which he holds in his Mouth. To which will be added a new Entertainment, call'd HARLEQUIN a DESERTER; Or, The Camp of Love. To Conclude with an Exact Reprefentation of the Storming, Cannonading, Bombarding, and Taking FORT   LOU1SBOURG, With the Landing Comm odore WARREN ; and will in Honoor of that great Exploit, Exhibit feveral Curious FIRE-WORKS, whith has given great Satisfaction to all that have honour'd him with their Company, Note, The Scenes, Machines, Mufick, and Cloath', are all entirely New, and not borrow'd from any other Entertainments. ^Erery One will be admitted for a Pint of Wine or Punsh as afual. To begin every Evening at Five o'Clock. WHFREAS it was inferted in Friday's Daily Advertifer, that Ralph Wheeler was comasitted to Clerkenwell Bridewdl by Sir Thomas De Veil, for ftealing a Silver Watch, the Property of Mr. Paul Portinier, as was a certain Pawnbroker to the Gatehoufe, for receiving the fame, knowing it to be ftolen : And whereas the Perfon committed for receiving the fame, it therein faid to be a Pawnbroker, with a De/ign, as is conceived, to caft a Reflectiunlon the Profeflion. Fhe Pawnbrokers following that Bufimfs, and nt ctbtr, and wo* '--m-'-    < tiy-fubmltlta iDimjtwft-Ttrir&lrlfBMcWu'J xiiiyuuji, ttt^j-of their Bufinefs, think it incumbent upon themfeives to inform the Town, in.this publick Maoner, that the Perfcn fo. committed was not a Pawnbroker, but a Journeyman to a certain Sale/man ; it bein;; from Paragraphs of this Kind, defignedfy put in by Enemiei to the Profeflion, that the Odium againft the Bufinefs hsi-efcefty rifan.. ruiiiii tZ 0   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 145+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

10 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 10 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 145 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 19 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication