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   General Advertiser (Newspaper) - August 13, 1845, London, Middlesex                                Numb. 3.352. TUESDAY,   August 13,   1745. Dealt Auguft 11. |f IS Majefty's. Ships the Duke, Prince George, and Dover, JExva. Firefhip, Weazel Sloop, and the Mortar Bomb, with the Outward bound Ships, remain as in my laft. Arrived the Alexander, Reeves, from Dartmouth. Wind S.W. Grave/end, Auguft n. Pafs'd by Burrifli, Tuff, from Bofton. The Marrion, M'Cun, fromBofton fs arrived at Glafgow. The Adventure, Patridge, from ditto, at Newcaftle. LONDON. According to Letters from Nice of the 27th of July, JsT.S. the Gorges of the Mountains were filled with Vau-dois, who harrafs the Spanlfh Troops both Night and Pay ; upon which the latter had fent for a Reinforcement of French Troops from the Valley of Barcelonetta, and expefted it every Day. A Detachment of Piedmonteze Troops having advanced to the Borough of Pieva, which depends on the State of Genoa, they publifiiedan Ordinance there, whereby the King of Sardinia enjoins the Inhabitants of that Place and the Diftrift belonging to it, to take the Oath of Allegiance to him between the Hands of the Chevalier Sinzani, who is on this Side of the Mountains with a Body of 17 Batallions-of Regular Troops and about jcco Peafants; his Sardinian Majefty declaring at the fame Time, that fuch as do notfubmit thereto fhall be punifh'd with the utmoft Severity of the Laws of War. Yefterday Parties of the Life Guards march'd to the Kent and EiTex Roads, to attend his Majefty's Arrival. Yefterday a large quantity of Naval Stores and Ammunition was put on board a Veffel at the Tower, for Kyifale, for the Ufe of his Majefty's Ships that fhall occasionally put into that port. The Lords of the Admiralty have appointed Capt. Williams, to be Commander of the Royal Sovereign, a Guard-Ship at the Nore. We hear, that the eldefl Son of the Duke of Queenfbeiry is going a Volunteer under the King of Sardinia. On Tuefday laft the Charming Molly, Powell, arrived at Weymouth, with Engliih Pnloners, exchang'd at St. Maloes. The Durfley Gaily Privateer, Capt. Furnell, is arrived at Cork, and has brought in a French. Privateer, belonging toBayonne, of 18 Guns, and 120 Men. The Molly, Bays, from Virginia for London, was taken the 24th of Jane, by the above Privateer. On the 6th Inftant was brought into Guernfey, by the Greyhound Privateer, Capt. Picton, JLifrench Galliotte of 130 Tons, laden with Coals, Butjjg|p|^ Tallow, and Cyder, bound from Effegny to R' The Rover Privateer, Capt.Bun from a Cruize. The Captains Drake, Hall, and ^| holm ; Metcalf, from Dantzick ;  and;' Elbe ; arrived off the Humber, on the S^Tnitant, under Convoy of the Scarborough Man of War. On the 8th IniUntthe Hanover Packet failed from Falmouth, with the Mail for Lifbon ; and the Dublin Yacht, with the Snips under her Convoy for Ireland. The Briftol Privateer, Capt. Hales j the Old Noll, Capt. Powell ; and the Dragon, Capt. Seaborne, were well the 29th of July, and had re-taken a Jerfey Privateer. Laft Sunday-Williams, Efq; a near Relation to Sir Watkins-Williams Wynne, Bart, was married at Croydon, to Mifs Maynard of Carfhalton, an agreeable young Lady, with a Fortune of 10,000 1. On Saturday laft was married at Iflington Church, Mr. Jjhn Donaldfon, fen. an eminent Merchant, to the Widow Yelloley of Bunhili-Row, an agreeable Lady, of fine Ac-complifhments, and a very considerable Real and Perfonal Eftate. By the laft Letters from Oftend there is Advice, that Captain Hancock of Harrifon's Regiment, was kill'd by a Ball from the Trenches. His Death is much lamented by all that knew him, as a brave Officer, and an accomplifli'd Gentleman. On Friday laft died at Moffat in Scotland, the Honourable George Dalrymple, Efq; one of the Barons of his Majefty's Court of Exchequer, and Brother to the Earl of Stair, much lamented. 1 We hear, that there has been lately difcovered at Eaft-houfe, belonging to the Marquis of Lothian, about a Mile from Dalkeith, a fine Medicinal Well, which excels in the Cure of many Difeafes.-It has been tried by feveral Phyfi-cians, who all atteft its Excellency. On Saturday Night died, in a languifhing Condition, the Servant of Mr. Bereham, a Farmer at Ham near King-fton, who was fhot by Accident, by a Waterman's Son of Twickenham.--This Misfortune was occafion'd by the Piece being taken carelefly (ready cock'd) from under the Pea Aum, where it was laid to prevent its being wet, while the Deceafed and the Waterman's Boy were talking together. The Coroner's Inqueit, who fate on the Body of the Sailor kill'd by fighting near Efher in Surry, have brought in their Verdi ft Manflaughter, againft Smith only. At the Aflizes held laft Week for the County of Norfolk, RobertHarvey was found guilty of breaking open the Houfe of Mr. John Briggs, and received Sentence of Death. Jeremiah Pitts and Robert Cheftney, condemn'd laft Thet-ford Affizes, are to be Tranfported for 14 Years. William Flaxman and John Rawlings, who were condemn'd laft Affizes, were ordered to be Tranfported for 14 Years. |ved at Briftol, I from Stock-the fpker, from At the laft Affizes held at Bury St. Edmund's, four Malefactors received Sentence of Death, viz. Thomas Peake, for breaking into the Houfe of Mr. Tho. Hart of Wefthall, and ftealing a Watch and three Silver Spoons j John King, for ftealing a Mare, belonging to Mr. Jacobs pf Milden William Fuller, for ftealing feveral Pieces of Plate out of the Houfe of the Rev. Mr. Fawcet of Monks-Ely j and Elizabeth Macdonald, for picking the Pocket of Mr.Robert Beafey of above. 13 Guineas; but they are all repriev'd. John Wyard, Richard Peacock, William. Fuller, and Sarah Lock, who were Capitally convifted at the former Affizes, were ordered to be Tranfported for 14 Years. *The WAREHOUSE for Morning Gowns and Banjans-is removed from Pope's-Head Alley, to the Woolpack and Dolphin, Three Doors above Birchin-lane in Cornhill: Where great Variety of Gowns are kept ready made, of rich Silk Damaiki, fine Scotch Plaids, Flower'd Ruffels, Figur'd Grograms, ValluretJ, Sec. Alfo Banjans of fine Cloth, Duffins, Plaids and Damafks. All forts of Velvet-Caps and Salhes. Dublin, Aug. R    E    L    A    N    D. 6. Laft Saturday 16 fine Coach-Horfes belonging to the Earl of Cheiterfield, landed here from on board the Race-Horfe. ExlraS of a Letter from Capt. James Talbot, Commander of the Prince Frederick Privateer, dated at Kin/ale, July 31. Dear Sir, WE failed from Cowes the 2d of June in Company with the Duke, Prince George, and feveral Ships laden with Wheat for this Country; the 5th I was obliged to lie off Dartmouth and fend a Boat on Shore to fee if I could get Sailor ; the Wind being fair the Corn Ships proceeded ; and on the Boats returning at Night without any Men, I made fail. The 7th we faw a Sail, on which I made a Signal for all to chace ; but we had not long been at it when the moft melancholy Accident happened that can be reprefented ; the Prince George, with double-reeff Top-fail and no Wind of Confequence, overfet. I run immediately to her Affiftance ; but was not able to fave more.than twenty Men out of a hundred and thirty-four. Among the drowned was my Dear brave Nephew Gregory Talbot, and Doctor Hackett. Never did any Thing (hock me fo much, but I thank God I had Refignation enough to fubmit to his Will. The 20th I made St. Mary's, one of the Weftern Iflands. I ftood away to the Weftward to cruize between the faid Illands and the great Bank of Newfoundland, and did not fee any thing from the 16th, (when I met the Lifbon and Oporto Fleet) till July the 10th, between five and fix in the Morning? when we faw three fail bearing Weft, the Wind atS.S.E. aBd fmooth Water, we bore down on them, and they making little Account of us, kept their Wind. A little paft feven I fired a Gun at them, when up went their White Rag, and formed a Line. The Duke being a little too hafty went to Windward and fired away. I bore to Leeward of the nexr Ship to me within Piftol-fhot: In that manner we entertained each other three Hours. Their Captain being for blowing up the Ship was mortally wounded, on which fhe ftruck. Here I loft poor Curtis, doing his Duty like a good Officer ; he was fhot thro' the Heid with a Cannen-Ball. Whilit I had to do with this Ship, the largeft of ail having got on my off Bow, put me between two Fires ; however having taken one, I loft no Time, but went and returned the largeft his Vifit; at the fame time the fmalleft crowded away. I gave Orders to the Duke to chace her, which accordingly fhe did ; whilit I undertook to give an Account of the fecond. I thought I fliould not have had much to do, as the one I was engaged with was left alone ; but I found my Miftake, for they kept me near three Hours at warm Work, when their Captain being mortally wounded, fhe ftruck. The Captain of the Duke, feeing Night coming on, and looking Dirty, and that I would be puzzled to manage two Ships fo difabled, he quitted the Chace, or we fhould have had the third. When my Boat returned from the laft Ship I took, I was agreeably fur-prized at being acquainted by the firft Officer Prifoner who came on board, that they came from Callao in Peru, having till then taken them for Martinico-Men. The firft I took, (and which I ordered the Duke when he came back to take. Poffeffion of) is called the Marquis D'Antin, Burthen 450 Tons and 24. Guns, Capt. Magon Sepere; the other the El Lewis Herafme, Burthen 500 Tons and 28 Guns, Capt. Pedro Levigne Lueneli; fhe that efcaped was called Noftre Dame de Liberance, Burthen 300 Tons and 18 Guns, Capt. Pedro Litan ; thefe two we have taken has in Gold and Plate about three Million of Dollars, befides a Loading of Cocoa ; they would have been much richer had their Goods fold, but they left two Thirds unfold, they will turn out bstween 7 and 800,000 I. Sterling, no bad Beginning, had it not been for that Misfortune of the Prince George over-fetting, we fhould have made a moft delightful Campaign of it; but 'tis tolerable well, only for the Lofs of the poor People, I had five Men killed and 25 wounded. Young Mafterfon, who was along with Commodore Anfon, has behaved to Admiration, a great Part of our gaining the Day is due to him. To conclude, I tore the Ships fo with my 1 z Pounders above and below, that the next Day the Weather coming on bad, we were obliged to throw the laft Prize's Guns and her Anchors Overboard, to keep her a-bove Water j they loft all their Malls, and we have been obliged to Tow them ever fince ; Thanks be to the Almighty, we arrived here Yefterday in the Afternoon. By fome Accounts arriv'd fince the above Letter we hear, that the Treafure on board the Prizes amounts to about 1,200,000 1. High Water this Day at London-Bridge at 30 Minutes, after it 1. _[   ' _ Bank-Stock 144 3 4ths. India Ditto 178. South-Sea Stock no Price. Ditto Old Annuities 109 3 ^.ths a 7 8th* ac,8tbs. Ditto New J08 1 8th a 10.8. Three per Cent. Annuities 88 1 half. Ditto 1742, 88 1 half. Ditto i74jand 1744, 88 1 half. Ditto 1745, 88 1 half. Million Bank|ii5. Equivalent 110 1 half. Royal Aflu-rance 82 1 half. London Affurance 11 1 8th. Engliih Copper 5 1. Seven per Cent. Emperor's Loan no Price. Five per Cent. Ditto no Price. Bank circulation 5 I. 7 s. 6. d. India Bonds 1 1. 5 s. a 6 s. Prers. Three and a half Salt Tallies 5 3 4ths a 6. Three and a half per Cent Exchequer Orders no Price.     Three per Lent. Ditto Prire_f.nffp Annuities 14 Years -TirltRta i e �.  * fid. Prpm      r,T- G O O D M A N's-F I E L D S. AT the NEW WELLS, the Bottom of Lemon-ftreet, Goodman1s-Fields, thij Evening, will be feveral New Performances, vix. Dancing by Mr. Shawford, Madem. Duval, Mr. Chettle, Mrs. PritChard, Mr. Cufliing, Mifs Shawford, Mr. Baker, and Mrs. Dominique. Rope-Dancing by Monf. Hendrick, Mr. Morris, &c� Singing by Mr. Cunningham, and Mr. Afpey. Tumbling, Ladder-Dancing, and feveral New Equilibrcs by Monf. Hendrick, with a Pyramid of Claries, all fupported by a Needle, with its Point upon the Edge of a Glafc, which he holds in his Mouth. To which will be added a new Entertainment, call'd HARLEQUIN a DESERTER; Or, i'he Camp of Love. To Conclude with an ExacT: Reprelentation of the Storming, Cannonading, Bombarding, and Taking FORT   LOUISBOURG, With the Landing Commodore WARREN 5 and will in Honour of that great Exploit, Exhibit feveral Curious FIREWORKS, which has given great Satisfaction to all that have honour'd hins with their Company. Note, The Scenes, Machines, Mufick, and OVsths, are all entirely New, and not borrow'd from any o-her Erti - dnments. Eyery One will be admitted for a Pin:    ".Vine u P^nch as ufual. To begin every Evening at F.ve o'clock. NEW     WELLS. AT the New Well?, nt-ar the London Spaiv, Clerkentetll, this and every Evening (during the Sum mer Seifon) will be prefented Variety of New Pertb .-nances, viz. Tumbling by Mr. Williams, Mr, Rnyner, and Mr. H >ugb. Rope-Dancing by the celebrated Mifs r-iyner, who walk1; jp a Slanting Rope 100 Feet long, from the Bottom of the Stage to the Upper Gallery. Variety or New Songs by Mr. Brett, Mifs Lincoln, and Mifg Vaax. 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 Drptford, The Whole to Conclude with a new Entertainment of Muiick, calT BACCHUS   and   CIRCE. Interfpers'd with a new Piece in Grotefque Characters, call'd As You Like It 5   eafurer of the Na-vy : And they Jhall befides have a Protetlion from their Lord/hips to fecure them for one Month from the Prefs. Tho. Corbett. Admiralty-Office, Auguft b, 1745. CJ~H E Lords CommiJJioners of the Admiralty do hereby Jlriiily direel fuch of the Petty-Officers and Fore-maJl-Men late belonging to his Majejlfs la;e Ships the An-glefea and Solebay, ivbo are returned from France, and are not already entered to fervi in fome of his Majeff't Ships, to repair immediately the former on board the Tilbury and the latter on board the Ruby, both Ships fitting out at Portfmouth, on board which Ships they will be paid their Wages for the Anglefea and Soieuay, before the f il-bury and Ruby proceeds to Sea, and Conduil-Money allow'd them, and Carriage for their Cbejls and Bedding to Portf-mouth. But if any of the faid Men fail to repair as above direfted, they will only lofe their Wages for the Ang'>efea and Solebay, but the Marfhal of the Admiralty will be ordered to apprehend them, in order to their being tried at a Court-Martial as Deferters. Tho. Corbett. WANTED,, For a BOARDING-SCHOOL near LONDON, AFRENCH Woman Teacher, who can be well recommended. Enquire at Mr. Vaillant's, Bookfeller, facing Southampton-ftreet in the Strand. �zX 2 3 ADVERTISEMENTS are caken in for this Paper, ac Llqyd'sJCqffee-House, in Lombard-ftreet.   

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