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   General Advertiser (Newspaper) - September 10, 1845, London, Middlesex                                The General Advertifer. Numb. 3376. Johnfoti, for Guiney Gravepnd, Sept. Deal, September 8. EMAIN in the Downs the Royal George, Admiral Vernon, and the other King's Ships memion'd Yeflerday, alfo the Dutch Men of War. and the Tranfports. Arrived the Sloops Vulture and Lizard, from Portfmoftth ; the St. George, Lemon j and the-, Hooper, from ditto, and feveral Coafters.   Came down theAnne, Wind W.byS. Pafs'd by Anna Sophia, Newman, from Stettin ; Lady Margaret, Rofe, from Altena ; and the Charming Molly, Barry, from Brett. The Greencaftje, Emerton ; the EafteYn-Branch, Shaw ; farbadoes Packet, Wright, from Barbadoes ; the Scipio, Tcbin, from Nevis ; and Phcenix, Honour, from Antigua, are anived cff" Dover. The-, Woodward, from Barbadoes, at Plymouth. The Jafon. Fadrie, from Barbadoes, at Plymouth. The Swift, Argyle, Dorothy, Profperity, Dolphin, Rebecca. Free-Carpenter, Anne, Indultry, William and jAgnes, Seafiower, and Orphan, all from Philadelphia, at Barbadoes. The Golden Sarah, Baker, from Gottenburgh, at Yarmouth. Yeflerday arrived the Mails from Holland and Flanders. Turin, Aug. 28. The Cannon of the Citadel of Tor-topa are Lid to have difniantled two of the Befiegers Batteries. The Commander Sinfani having aovanced on the 25th with 13 Ba.talions and ;gco Militia, to attack the Marquis de A'Jirepoix at Milleiimo, this latter let Fire Co his Camp at Midnight and retired upon the Eminences of G>rfayra, from whence (for Wan of Water and Wood) he has proceeded to encamp upon thofe of Carcaffo. The Kear-Guard of the Enemy was attacked in their Retreat, but made fo good a Stand as not to receive much damage, 'lis thought, however, they loft about 400 kiiled, wounded, and taken Prifoners. Leghorn, Aug. 27. The three Sardinian Gallies, having (fra hither their three Genoele Prizes, laden with Wine, Com and Drugs, have fince failed for the Levant. An Englifh Man of War has brought in here a Dutch Ship, bound from Lifbon for Genoa ; alfo a Bark, laden with Oil, bound from Oneglia to the fame City. We learn, by a Dutch Veffel arrived from Smyrna, that on the 10th of laft Month nine Shocks of an Earthquake were felt there, and that two Hours after the Quarter of the Armenians having by Accident taken Fire, 130 Houfes were burnt, the Lofs of which is made to amount to Three hundred thoufand Pieces. 'Journal of the Siege of Tortona to the 26th of Augufl Trenches were opened on the 8th before this Place, which is known to be one of the itrongeft and moft important in the Milanefe. Befides the Walls it has a good Ditch, and feveral old Work?, which render the Approach to it very difficult; but is above all ftrengthened by the new Works, which are capable of making a very long Refinance. After opening the Trenches, the Befiegers advanced fo brifkly, that on the 14th at Day-break, a Battery of eight Pieces of Cannon was in a Condition to play. It had fuch an Effect, that at in four in the Afternoon, the Governor, thinking it irnpoffible to make a long Defence, hung out the White-Flag, and, inftead of capitulating, retired into the CaHIe. In the Night of the 14th, Trenches were opened before the Citadel, and on the 23d the Baneries began to play* Tneir continual Fire beat down and demolifhed the Gates or Roquette and La Royale, as well as the Half-moons next to the Bulwark : They alfo made a Breach of feven or eight Ftet high. The :5th, about 1 1 in the Forenoon, Red-hot Bullets ivere diictur^d again!! the lower Works of theCaltle ; and �icfe Fire fnans, which obliges them to forage on the Right, on the On Saturday the India Company received an Account Side^f Moravia and the County of Glertz.   Our Hnffars "tjut the Godolphin, Beaufort, and Dorrington, were ar- being lately informed, that the Enemies were to make a rrived at St. Helena ; which with thofe already arrived coniiderable Forrage towards Lewin, 300 of them took the ^ there, make 16 homeward-bound Ships, waiting for Con- thcie were compofed of Fafcines and Earth, they took fo fierceiy, as to communicate it to the Out-Works and Traverfes of the fame Fort, which, as well as a Magazine of Hay, and another of Wood, were reduced to Alhes. One of the Befiegers Bombs having burft the Conduit, which conveyed the Water from the Fountain of St, Charles, the Garrifon has nothing left to drink but a little Water that remains in a C'iftern, which Deferters fay, is Beginning to putrify. We have 60 wounded, and among others thp Marquis de Campo Sante, Lieucenant-General, a Captain, &c. From the Aufrian Camp at Bajjignana, Jug. 30. According to all Appearances, we are making Difpofitions to attack Marfhal Maillebois's Army of Obfervation, before the Citadel of Tortona is obliged to furrender. A gallant Defence is ftill made in that Fortrefs, tho' play'd upon by no lets than 10 Batteries of Cannon and Mortars. The Genoefe have fent M. de Gages a Reinforcement of 2000 Men, and M. de Maillebois has been joined by fome French Troops, that were alfo in the State of Genoa. His Sardinian Majefty, in order to reinforce his Army, has drawn all the Garrifons out of his ftrong Towns, which makes the Report of a general Battle more probable. Gnoa, Aug. 30. According to Advices concerning Tor-fona, the Firing againlt that Place is no longer heard : Which makes its prefum'd, that ihe Citadel has capitulated, all the Outworks of that Fortrefs having been taken. Camp of the Prujjir.ns at Seminitz, in Bohemia, Sept. 4. Since the two Armies have fubfifted in the Neighbourhood of Konigfgratz, they have conium'd all the Forrage that cen he found thereabouts. Ours is encamped in a plentiful Plain, where it wants nothing, tho'we are obliged to feek for Forrage two Leagues from the Camp. We have eat up every Thing in the Front, and on the Left of the Auf- Field, fell upon the Efcorteof the Forragers, defeated them, and took a Captain, z%Mm, 65 Horfes,.and fome Mules belonging to General Nadafti. Breflau, Sept. 7. A Courier is juft paffed by here from General Nafiau to the King's Army in Bohemia, with Advice that the Fortrefs of Cofel furrender'd on the 5th, and that the Garrifon, to the Number of 2500 Men, were made Prifoners of War. Ratifbon, Sept. 9. The Bavarian Troops have begun to be in Motion. Fugger's Regiment of Dragoons is march'd to Kelheim, and the Prince Royal's Battalion, which was at Stadamhoff, is to join eight other Battalions atStraubmgen. Franckfort, Sept.iz. The Minifters of the College of Princes not having been able to ob-ain the Permiffion they defired, of flaying in this City on the Day of the imperial Election, becaufe it would be contrary to the Tenor of the Golden Bull, they are preparing to depart this Evening. The Minifters from the Electors, who are not ^rhbaffadors to the Dyet of Election, muft alfo depart; as well as all Strangers, who muft be without before the Time of (hutting the Gates.   Count de Pappenheim, Marfhal of tne Empire, caufed the Ceremonial that is to be obferved Tomorrow at the Election of an Emperor to be proclaimed by Sound of Trumpet, and every Thing is now ready for this Augufi Ceremony.   Baron de Dankelman, the King cf Prutiia's firfl Ambaffador, will not only be abfent fiora the Flection, but M. Polman,  his Prufiian Majefly's iecond Ambaffador, is gone from.hence, and we hear he is to meet Baron de Danckelman, who flays at Homburg ander Hohe. Count de Schafberg, firfl Ambaffador from the Elector Palatine, who arrived here on the 10th, is alfo retired ; which makes it thought, that his Palatine Highnefs acts in Concert with the King of Pruflja in regard to this Election. The Circles of the LTpper Rhine ana Suabia have reiblved, after the Example of that of Franconia, to be ready in fix Weeks to march their Triple Contingents; the Troops of thele three Circles will form a Body of near 35,000 Men.    , Cologne, Sept. 14.  We have jutl received the important ' News, that the molt Serene and Puiffant Prince Francis II1. 1 Duke of Lorrain and Bar, Grand Duke of Tufcany, has been elected King of the Romans by the College of Electors, aflembled at Fianckfoit ever fince the firfl of June Jail. Hague, Sept. 16. Baron de Reifchach, Envoy Extraordinary from the Queen of Hungary, received this Day an Exprefs, between Twelve and One, with the agreeable News, that the molt Serene Prince Francis Stephen, &c. was elected on the 73 th, King of the Romans, without any Oppofuion, the Palatine and Brandenburg Ambaffadors being retired to Hanau. Baron de Reifchach, who firft communicated this happy Event to their High Mightineffes, will give this Evening a great Feaft on the Occafion. Mr. Trevor has difpatch'd an Exprefs upon the Subject to London.-This New is confirm d from Franckfort itfelf by Letters of the i$th, nvlich alfo mention the Abfence of the Brandenburg and Palatine Minifters. Bruflels, Sept.\\. The Garrifon of Oftend, which was efcorted on the 1 ith to St. Ghellain, arrived at Mons the Day before Yeflerday. Count de Clermont Gallerande has been re-inforced by 4000 Foot from the Army of Marfhal de Saxe. Tho1 it is not known what Route this Body of Troops will take, the general Report is, that they will march towards the three Bifhopricks. Aloft fwarms with Troops, and great Magazines are making at Ninovew and Hocfladt, for the Subfiltance of the French Army, The Garrifon of Newport is conducted to Lifle. General Ligo-nier arrived here laft Friday from Helvoetfluys, whither he had been to execute a Commiffion of Importance from the Duke of Cumberland. This Day a Commiffary of War arrived here from France, who is going to the Quarters of his Royal Highnefs, in order to give the finiihing Stroke to the Exchange of the Eoglifh Prifoners. LONDON. Laft Night about 9 o'clock, arrived an Exprefs from Brillol to Mr. Baker at Lloyd's Coffee-houfe, with Advice, that the Prince Frederick and Duke Privateers arrived fafe at Briftol on Sunday Night at 5 o'Clock in the Evening, from Kinfale, with the Treafure taken out of the Marquis .d'Antin, and Louis Erafmus, from the South Seas, taken fome time fince, and carried into Kinfale. They came out of Kinfale on the 4th Inftant. Yeflerday came Advice, that Admiral Martin fail'd from Plymouth on Thurfday laft with five 70 Gun Ships, and a Sloop, and was followed foon after by another Ship of 70 Guns ; and four other 60 and 70 Gun Ships were to fail as this Day. The Hound Sloop of War is arrived at Plymouth in 13 Days, from Gibraltar ; but we not hear that fhe has any Advices concerning Admiral Rowley's taking the French Ships : And yet a Gentleman who came over with the Dutch Mail Yeflerday affurcs, that the Story was very current in Holland, and generally believed. The Pegafus, Paterfon, from South Carolina, is arrived at Cowes, in feven Weeks, who on the 30th ult. was in Company with the Deal Caftle Man of War, and the Ships from the Leeward Wands ; who are fuppofed to be put into, Ireland. 4 The Charming Molly, Kelly, from London, for Newfoundland, was .taken by ,a French Privateer ; but was afterwards re-taken by the' Brillol Privateer, and fent into Falmouth. The Lively, Dwyer, from Leverpool, for Africa, is taken, and carried into Port- Louis. The Diamond, Doyle, from South Carolina, is taken and carried into St. Maloes. The Terrible, Blake, and Thurloe Privateers are put into Cork, from their Cruize. voy. -   Laft Week died in Child-bed, Mrs. Davies, Wife of Robere Davies, of Lanncrch in Denbighlhire, Efq; a Lady who had, to the admired Beauty and Charms of her Perfon, united as many excellent Qualities as are feldom found fmgly in her Sex ; whofe whole Life was employed in her Duty to God, and doing good to Mankind ; her pure Devotion and ftridt Mortification was equal to that,x�f the Primitive Chriftians.   As her Fortune was large, fo her-Benevolence was as extenfive, in difpenfing with her own Hands, Medicines to the Sick, >and Charity to the Poor and Needy all round.   So bright an Exapple cut off in the Prime of Life, viz. her 27th Year, has caufed an univcrfal Sorrow throughout the Country.   .On Tuefday her Corpfe was buried at Mold, in the Vault of her Anceftors, attended by Sir Watkin-Williams Wynne, Sir Robert Grofvenor, Sir Thomas Moftyn, Sir John Glynn, Sir Thomas Longue-vilje, and other Gentlemen of the belt Distinction in thofe Parts. On Saturday laft died, at his Houfe in Ratcliff Highway, Mr. Newell, a wealthy Pawnbroker, who has left the Bulk of his Fortune to Charitable Ufes. Yeflerday Morning died, at his Houfe in Brick-lane, Spitalfields, Mr. Venner, an eminent Silk-ThrOwfter, of very coniiderable Fortune, which he has bequeathed to his Nephew, Mr. Venner, now in New-England. Yellerday Jofeph James, Edward Edwards, and Nathaniel Peartree, three Boys, were committed to Newgate, by 41iierm_an Gafcoign, for breaking open the Houfe of Mr. Smith, a Hatter in Long-lane, and ftealing f;cm thence a large quantity of Hats, his Propertv. Yellerday Mary Doe was com mi; ted to Newgate, by the fame Gentleman, for flealir.g a Copper Kettle, from out of the Houfe of Mr. George Lumley, Viclualier, in Long-lane, Smithfield. The WAREHOUSE for Morning Gowns and Bmjan? is removed from Pope's-Head Alley, to the Woolpack and Dolphin, Three Doors above Birchin-iane in Co>nLill: Where great Variety of Gowns are kept ready mide, of rich Silk Damafb, fine Scotch Plaids, Flower'd Ruffels, Figur'd Grograms, Valluref, &c. Alfo Banjans of fine Cloth, Duffins, Plaids and Damafks. All forts of Velvet-Caps and Safhes.-Note, The Stock of Silk Goods in the J aid Shop is to be fold at Prime Ccfl. SCOTLAND. Edinburgh, Sept. 3. Affairs in the Northern Parrs of this Kingdom continue clouded ; it is fure that his Excellency Sir John Cope has thought it the moft prudent Mea-fure, to march forwards to Invernefs and Fort Auguftus. Mean time, one Party of the Enemy had reached as far as the Blair of Athol on Friday, and Dunkeld on Saturday. That Night this City was under no fmall Alarm, and General Hamilton's Dragoons encamped in St. Anne's Churchyards ; the Honourable Magiltrates met pretty late, and gave the proper Directions for fecuring the Quiet of the City, ordering the Keys of the Gates to bs lodged with the Officers on Duty in the City Guard ; Parties of Soldiers are likewife polled at every Pert, to fecure and examine any Perfons that there might be ground to fufpect. The Town of Perth was apprehended to be in Danger; and as the Enemy were within a few Miles of it, the Officers of the Revenue have retired to this City, and likewife feveral others of the principal Inhabitants.-His Grace the Duke of Athole is alio come to Town, as they had poffeffed themfelves of his Grace's Seats ; the Number of thefe Infurgents is not perfectly known, tho' fome Conjectures make them amount to 1 hree Thoufand. Every Hour Accounts are expected of their further Attempts. There is Advice, that old Glengyle, Father of him who is now a State Prifoner here, had attacked a Detachment of about 40 Men of the King's Army, who were employed on the Highways, and by Surprise made them Prifoners. The Fox Man of War has brought into Leith the Ship -, Thomas Pillance, Mailer, bound from Amtler- dam ; whatever is the Matter, it feems there were Grounds to fufpedt his Conduct, and on that Account he is fecured 'till the Papers are examined, and the Affair fet in a proper Light. Yefternight a Company of 100 Men of the Traai'd Bands mounted Guard by Way of Precaution. IRELAND. Dublin, Jug. 31. Thi3 Day his Excellency the Lord Lieutenant and his Lady landed here, and were received with the ufual Attendance of the Horfe and Foot, the Congratulations of the Right Hon. the Lord Mayor, Recorder, Aldermen and Corporations in their Formalities, and a great Concourfe of Spectators with their hearty and welcome Acclamations. Yeflerday died of a Fever, Philip Wilfli, F.fq; one of his Majefly's Counfel learned in the Law; a Gentleman of uuivgrfal good Cbara�ler. On Tuefday laft died fuddenly, at his Country Seat at Killefter, Hugh Gordon, Efq; he has left a confiderable Fortune to his Son Charles Gordon, Efq; and 400 1. to his Nephew Mr. David Gordon, Watchmaker. Laft Tuefday died of a Decay, Mr. James Whape, a .wealthy Linnen-draper in Pill-Lane. Laft Week died the Honourable Mrs. Jane Clark, Widow of John Clark, Efq; of Portadown in the County Of "Armagh; fhe made a Will and left her Niece, the Hon. Mrs.. Mary Campbell, Sifter to the Right Hon. and Rew. the Lord Blayney, and Wife to John Campbell, Efq; upwards of 2000 1. Sterling, as alfo all her real Eftate which, i^confiderable.  � High Water this Day at London-Bridge fter 10. at   x Minutes 2 ADVERTISEMENTS are taken in fc this Paper, ac Lloyd's Coffee-House, in Lombard-ftnrec.   

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