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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - August 29, 1845, London, Middlesex The General Advertifer. THURSDAY, August 29, 1745. Deal, Auguft 27. iH E Men of War and Outward-bound remain. Carae down Rux-ley, Turner; Hannah and Elizabeth, Jones; and Jolly Batche-lor, Kemp, for Gibraltar; Carolina, Mefnari, for Philadelphia ; Nonpareil, Seymour, for Bermudas j Happy Molly, Abbot, for Scilly ; John and Anne, Richards for Poole. Arrived this Morning his Majefty's Ship Mary Gaily. Put back Mermaid, iSaihley, for Newfoundland. Wind Weft. The William, Drifcall; and Profperous Efther, Mills, from London, are arrived at Virginia. The May, Orr ; and Succfefs, M'Jenock, from Virginia, at Glafgow. The Leah, --, from Virginia* at Dundee. LONDON. Extra:! of a Letter from Petersburg}}, Augufi I J, N.S. ' The Preparations for the Marriage of the Grand Duke ' and Duichefs are carried on with all pofljble Expedition. ' The Feilivals and Entertainments to be given on this Oc-' cafion, will laft a Fortnight, and coft vail Sums, and will * exceed any thing of the Kind ever feen in Europe, in ' Point of Magnificence and Elegance. The Emprefs, ' whofe Maxims are* to make the People of her vaff. Do- * minions happy, had rather continue them in theEnjoy-' ment of the Sweets of Peace and Tranquillity, which ' feem to be banilhed from almolt all the other Courts and * States of Europe, and a good Part of Aha too, than to ' concern herfelf in the Quarrels of other Powers. ExtraS of a Letter from Amfterdam, Sept. 3, N.S. * We hear by Letters from Copenhagen, that an Ac- * commodation is on the Tapis baweoen that Court aud * the Prince of Holftein-Gottorp, in regard to the Dutchy � of Schlefwick : That the Reform in the Cavalry, which * was lately talked of, has already taken Place, and that * they^are actually making a Reduction in the Infantry. * Jt is faid his Danifh Majefty will employ this Saving in ' augmenting his Marine. * The laft Advices from Stockholm fay, the Marquis de * Laumarie, the French Embiflador, has received Orders * from his Court, to drop entirely the Affair of Cz, ain ' Dagenaer, whofe Conduct France difapproves. * War is actually begun between the Kings of Poland * and Pruflia. The Prufljan Troops have already entered * Saxony, and palled by Halle, fo that they were but two * Leagues from Leipfick. The next Letters will no doubt ' bring us an Account how much farther the Pruflians have * proceeded. It is eafy to perceive that the King of Pruf-' fia's main Defign in taking up Arms againft SaxoHy, is * to force the King of Poland to forfake the Queen of * Hungary's Caufe, and, in particular, to hinder him from � giving his Vote for the Grand Duke of Tufcany. From the Edinburgh Evening Couranf, Augufi 22. ' As to the Invafion, tho' we do no: chuie to infert * every Report, yet if common Fame be true, the Party * who have prefumed to difturb the Rtpofe of this King- * dom, are encreafed to z or 3000 Men ; that they have * erected their Standard ; that they have taken a Captain * of his Majefty's Forces Prifoner, belonging to Gaife'6 ' Regiment of Foot at Fort Auguftus, and that tho'feveral * are in a Difpohtion to join them, if they have not ac- * tually done it ; yet many Chiefs of the Highland Clans * have g�neroufly engaged to raife their Dependents, and one of the Prebends of St. Paul's, who had ftaid out later than he fhould have done, endeavouring to get in over the Gate in Amen-Corner, fell down on lome Iron fpiked Rails, whereon he was fourd hanging by the Watchmen, unable to affift himfelf, his Belly being fo wounded and tore, that Part of his Caul came out. He was prefently fent to St. Bartholomew's Hofpital, but it was thought impoffibie for him to live. On Friday laft one John Barnard was committed to Winchefter Goal, for breaking open the Houfe of the Rev. Mr. Wtbb, and itealing from thence feveral Things of Value.-He was taken at Alton in that County, after a very defpecate ReMance, and is an old Offender, having committed various Robberies in the Counties of SufTex and Hampfhire. Yefterday Margaret Houfe was committed to Wood-ftreet Compter, by Mr. Alderman Hoare, for breaking open a Box, in the Dwelling-houfe of Mr. Thomas Smith, of Queenhith, and ftraling thereout two Silk Gowns, and feveral other Things of Value. High Water this Da'/at London-Bridge at 33 Minute^ after 1. Bank-Stock 14.3 1 half a 143 a 1 4th. India Ditto 174 3 4ths a 1 half. South Sea Stock 103 7 8ths a 1 half. Ditto Old Annuities 109 a 1 4th a too. Ditto New 107 1 4th a 107, Three per Cent. Annuities 88 1 4th a 87 3 4ths. Ditto 1742,88 1 4th a 87 3 4ths. Ditto 1743 and 1744, 88 1 4tha 87 3 4ths. Dittoi74;.88 1 4th a 87 3 4ths. Million Bank 115. Equivalent 110 i half. Royal Affurance82 1 half. London Affurance 11. Englifh Copper 5 1. Seven per Cent Emperor's Loan no Price. Five per Cent. Ditto no Price. Bank Circulation 5 1. 12 s. 6 d. In*lia Bonds 14 s. a 18 s. a 15 s. Three and a half Salt Tallies 5 3 4thsa6Ditc. Three and a half per Cent. Exchequer Orders no Ptice. Three per Cent. Ditto no Price. Lottery Tickets 10 1. 15 s. a 14. s. Life Annuities 14 Years Purchale. G O O D M A N's-F I E L D S. AT the NEW WELLS, the Bottom ofc jCjL Lemon-jirect, Goodman't-Fieleti, this Evening, will be feveral New Performances, chin-Lane, On Friday, Sept. 6, �r Four o'clock in the Afternoon, by Order of the AJJigntes ; TH E Stock left in the Shop, and what, wai feiVd in Yorkfliire, belonging to Mefi". Wood and Stewart, in Prinfes-ftreet, Leicefter-Fields, Linnen-Drapers, Bankrcpts. Catalogues of which will be Timely delivered by ROBERT KtRKE, Broker, In St- Martins le-Grand. M R.RE N TON, at the Crown and Ctu- Jhion in RuJJel-ftreet, Cewtt-GarJcn, humbly returns Thanks to the Gentlemen who have favoured him with their Company at his Evening Entertainments, and begs leave to inform them of his Intention to open his Room for the Winter Seafon this Day, at Six in the Evening, when a Gentleman (whom he has provided for the Sea fon) will perform Vocally, and accompany hinjfeifon the Harpfichord. Nate, As Mr. RENTON hath been at a confiderabje Expence in providing Mufick, Sec. he hopes Gentlemen will not think the Charge of Four-pence per Qu�rt for Beer and Ale an Impofition. PUNCH, &c. at Common Prices. For SALE by the. CANDLE, At LLOYD'S Cojfte-Houfe in Lombard-ftreet, On IVednefday, Sept, 4, at Iwelve 0'Clock at Noon, THE AFRICAN, a French Pri�, taken by the Shore-bam and LeojfoffPrmteat, Burthen zoo Tom more or left, now lying at Ratcliff-Crojt. Inventories will be Timely difperfcd by WILLIAM and BENJAMIN VAUGHAN,! ' A*d I Brokers, KELL AND HEATH, $ This is to acquaint Gentlemen and others, THAT the fame Perfon late of Ctrencefier ia Gloucefterjbire, who has for thefe Twenty Yeari paft, fold PERUKES at St. Sepulchre) Coffee-houfe on Snow-HiII, has for Sale, at the fame Place, a regular Sortrnent of all Sorts of Perukes, Brigadiers, Spencers, JB003 and Naturals, made of true Weft Country Country Hairs j which he will fell, One Found in Five cheaper than any that ca� be bought, in qr about Town, of equal Goednefs, as will appear to thofe who are Judges, by the low Prices fix'd to each, without Abatement. Attendance every Day, during Day-Light, "till al! are fold. � � 1 � 1 1 � ' 1 "1 � \ ' 1 " To ^ SOLD by AUCTION, Ou Tuefday next, and the four folloixing Days, in Conduit-Jireety near Sival/ovu-freet, Hano
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