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   General Advertiser (Newspaper) - October 10, 1845, London, Middlesex                                NuMr. 3408. THURSDAY,   October 10,   1745. Deal, Offokr 8. AfUB-miSfighfltis Maje8y;s Sloop the Squirrel ; and this Morning to the Weltward. Remain in the Downs the Royal George Admiral Vernon, and the reft of the Men of War, and Outward-bound, as in my laft. Wind S.W. > Arrivals at federal Ports. t " The Buchanan, Crawford ; and Elizabeth, Cootlidge, i>-^ from the .Straits, are arrived ac Virginia. �j .  The Mayflower, Edey, from Barbadoes, at ditto. *>     ^he N-aafjrp^wpptey, from Leverpool; at Africa. Virginia J*     The Gale, Youill, from C/D JRooke, from Newcaftle, at Newcaftle. and the Hannah, Oh o o z -1 The Mar/, Ogilvie, from Virginia, at the Orkneys. LONDON. Extra3 of a Letter from Dumfeis, dated Oil. 4-'  I wo Gentlemen of this Town are arrived from Edinburgh, who inform us that the Pretender haspublifhed an Advercifemeoc in the Paper, and likewife publickly polled up in the Streets, that he is reiolved there (hall be no Communication between the Caftle and the City, therefore whatever Perfons fh;ill be found fupplying them with Provifions, or taking any Thing into the Callle, fhall be immediately carried to the Piace oLE^cution and hang'd. - 1 he Highlanders are conftantly employed in making Trenches on the North Side of the Cattle-Hill, and have actually drained the Refervoir of Water that was there, in Hopes, if tne Draw-well in the Cattle fhould be exhauited, the Garrifon might be in great Di(-trefs for it.   The Governor wa, exafperat.d, that for two Days part, the Cannon are fired at any-of the Highland-men who come wicnin Reach of the Callle, by which fome of the Houfes have fuffe-'ed.   A Bomb fell into Haddo's Hole Church, whicli mortally wounded tv\o or three of the Inhabitants, and killed fome of the Rebels. A Party of them are gone into the Weii Church, which will be battered down upon them, if they do not foon remove.   The Men are not quite in fo good Spirits as heretofore, and a few of them have lelerted ; tho' the Rebel Army give out, that they fhall immediately have a Reinforcement from the Highlands of 4000 Men. Wiih thefe they may be computed at 12,000. We have alfo the fMowing Advices from Edinburgh, ' The Officers who were taken Prifoners are fent to Perth, and its feared will be cruelly ufed.   They made the private Men fail two Days, in order to force them to inlitt, which many of them did, and afterwards deferted.   The reft are fent to the Blair of Athole.   And altho' the Inhabitants were civilly treated and readily paid for every Thing at the Rebels firft Coming into the Town ; yet after Victory, their Behaviour was changed into that of Common Robbers, paying no Distinction to Friends or Enemies.    They pillaged Colonel Gardner's Houfe, and carried away the whole Furniture, loading 30 Horfes with Booty next Day far the North.   From \;ufTd-burgh to Edinburgh they have plundered every Houle they thought proper; fo that Pe pie a e afraid of travelling nigh them.   Edinburgh by way of Contribution has fuppl ied them with 1000 Tents, 2000 Targets, 6000 Pans for carrying Water, and 6000, Pair of Shoes. They have fent circular Letters to all the Provofts, Collectors of Cefs and Revenues, of every Royal Burgh in Scotland, ordering them to come immediately and fettle their Contributions, under Pain of Rebellion.   The Letters to the Collectors require them to attend with their Books and all the Ca'h in their Hands, under Pain of Hi^h-Treafon and Military Execution againft their Per-fons and Etlates.    Our Collectors and Comptroller are retired into England.   All Payments, Trade and Commerce are ilopp'd.   General Guelt gave publick Notice 10 tne Inhabitant* on the 30th palt, to convey them-itlves and their Effects out of the City, for that ina few Hours he fhculd fire upon the Town, in order to open a Communication between the City and the Cattle, which the Highland Guards obftrutted.   The Magittrates fent Deputies to the Pretender to befeech him to remove thofe Guards ; but he fent them a very extraordinary Anfvver in the utmoft Form, part of which was as fol-fows,-/ jhall be heurtxh ferry for any Mi/chief that may befall the City, and jhall make it my peculiar Care to indemnify you in the moft ample Manner.   In the mean Tim', 1 Jhall make full Reprifzls upon the Efates of thofe who are now in the Caftle, &c.   And at the Solli-ciution of other Deputies to General Gueft, he allowed the City fix Days, to have an Exprefs anfwered from London, which expires on Sunday next, when we fear the Innocent that are left in Edinburgh will fufL-r with the Guilty ; thof molt of the well-affected of that City have retired.' ' One Thing more I fhall add, and that is, that the Highlanders are plotting keenly for the Cattle, and had almoit got it by Treachery laft Week, for one of the Centinels had undertaken 10 betray it, but was luckily feized with bis Ropes, Letters of Inltruction, Sec. about him, hnce which, none but Men-of Charr&er are polled within the Drawbridge. We hear that a Packet of Letters has been found by Accident near Pool in Dorietfhire, which has difcovered an extraordinary Scene of intended Villainy, which Packet te-ing delivered to the Lord Shaftfbury, was by him fent to London ; in Confequence of which fome Perfons in that 1 an of the Country have been feized, and are bringing to 1 own under a itrong Guard. Letter from Sriftol, Oiloher 6. � I have feen fome of ifte Spanilb Prifoners brought in here by the Trial Privateer, and two Irifhmep, one having a Commiffion from the King of Spain, as Captain of Hbrfe, dated in December : But none of the Ship's Company will fay where they wefeiound to. The Spanifh Captain fays he was to go to a certain Latitude, and wait there a Month 'till joined by another Ship, by whom he was to receive Orders; and fo they all fay. 'Tis hop'd by fair or foul Means thsy will be compell'd to tell the Truth. There is Seven Chefts of Money landed, amounting to 24000 Dollars in Gold and Silver, among theGold a Number of Pittoles, lapp'd up fmgly in Paper:, fuppos'd to be for fuch as would inlift. ' This Morning arrived the Portmahone Man cf War, Capt. Adams, very leaky, from a Cruize, having flruck on a hidden Rock near the Ifle of Mull on the Coaft of Scotland, by which fhe loft her Cut-Water, and was fore'd up this Channel by bad Weather.' Extract of a Letter from Norwich, 08. 7. ' We hear from Bury, that the Deputy Lieutenant had taken away the Coach and Saddle Horfes, of a Popifh Lord ; and at the fame Time defir'd to know where hii Lordfhip would have them kept till the Troubles were over ; but he fent word they might do what they pleafed with them, and fet out directly for London.-Hb Grace the Duke of Grafton, our Lord Lieutenant, has appointed Monday next for a Meeting of jhe Nobility, Gentry and Clergy of Suffolk, at Stowmarket, in order to concert � Meafures for the Defence of our happy Conttitution.- � All about Bury continue very quiet; Frampton's Regi-' giment quarter'd there, have Orders to march, and its ' laid for Dover. ' At this Place they are full of Loyalty, have not only ' fign'd an AfTociation, and each agreed to find a Man, but ' have all their Arms prepared and ready, in cafe the Re-' bels fhould dare to come this way. On Wednefday next ' the Nobility, Gentry and Clergy are fummon'd by the ' Lord Hobart, Lord Lieutenant of the County, and the ' Bifhop of Norwich, to meet at the Shire-Houfe in the 1 Cattle, in order to concert Meafures for the Publick <� Safety ; and by the Zeal and Spirit fhewn in thele Parts, ' its expected there will be a very numerous Meeting. ' A Highwayman was taken here laft Saturday, and ' committed to Goal, for robbing the Norwich Coach * about a Fortnight ago ; and for Horfe-flealing, &c. He ' is an old Fellow, and has followed Smuggling; he is ' call'd Mad Tom, and was bred a Comb-maker.   He has * confefs'd the Facts, and fome others.* Yelterday upwards of 500 of the principal Inhabitants of the County of Surry, met at the Town-hall at Kingiton, when the Right Hon. the Lord Onflow, Lord Lieutenant of the County, made a moft elegant and pathetick Speech, recommending an AfTociation, in Defence of the Religion and Liberties of Englishmen, in Oppofition to the prefent unnatural Rebellion, carried on in Favour of a Popifh Pretender, when a Subfcription wr.s open'd immediately, to which they unanimoufly fubferibed with great Alacrity and Chearfulnels. Yefterdav the Lords of the Admiralty ordered all his Majefty's Yard to be iock'd up, and not to fuffer any Per-fon to be admitted, but thofe who have immediate Bufi-uefs. Yellerday Mornirg the Hon. the Coprtof Lieutenancy met at Guildhall, when four Companies of the Train'd lands were ordered to be out every Night, for the further Security and Peace of this City. They are to beat Devon-fhire-fquare, the Royal-Exchange, St. Bartholomew's Hof-pital, and the fourth at St. Dunltan's Church in Fleet-ftreet; out of which Companies the Officers are to detach fuch Numbers as they fhall think neceflary to affift the Watch in theii| Attendance, and Care of the City Gates. By 4 Warrant from the faid Court feveral Chefts of Arms were feiz'd Yeilerday at an Inn in Sc. Sepulchre's Parifh, which had lain there, in order to their being put on Shipboard. Yellerday at 2 o'Clock his Excellency the Venetian Am-baflador went on board the King's Barge at Greenwich, accompanied by the Dukes of Richmond and Bolton, and feveral Foreign Miniiters, and landed at the Tower at half an Hour after 3, and after a fhort flay there, his Excellency made his Publick Entry through the City, in a very grand manner, (his Coaches and Equipages being the richeit hitherto feen) to his Houfe in Soho-fquare ; from whence he will this Day proceed to Kenfington, in the fame manner, and have a Publick Audience oPhis Majefty. The William and Anne, Barcock, from Lynn, for Norway, was taken by a French Privateer, and ranfom'd for 300 1. The fame Privateer took the-, Lantan, bound alfo for Norway ; but funk her, becaufe fhe was refus'd to be ranfom'd. A French Ship call'd La Madonade Monte Negro, from Santa Cruz for Leghorn, is taken by the Algerines, and carried into Tangier. Chatham, 03. 8, 1745. MINUTES of the Court-Martial, on Board the London^ Continued. ' The Court affembled as ufual, and every Body was or- * dered to withdraw, and after fix Hours being fhut up, * fuppofed to be Debating, Capt. Coleby, the Admiral's 4 Captain, came out, and told the Parties by his firft Lieu- * tenant, that the Court was adjourn'd 'till To-morrow ' Morning at Eight o'Clock. ' We are aflured that To-morrow will finifh this Tryal, � and then 'tis fuppofed the Court will proceed to theTryal 5 of'Capt. Williams late of the Royal Oak.   thereto, do hereby faithfully engage and promife, that we ^ will to the utmoft of our Power, ftand by and fupport each other in Defence of our prefent happy Conftitution, of his moft facred Majefty King GEORGE, our only Lawful and Rightful Sovereign, and of the Proteltant Succeffion as by Law eftablifhed in his Royal Family, againft the laid Pretender and all his Adherents and Abettors.   Dated at Guildhall, London, the 4th of October, 1745. Note, The above AfTociation is in the Mayor's Court at Guildhall, and all Perfonsdifpofed to fign the fame are de-fired to call there for that Purpofe, between the Hours of Nine in the Morning and Five in the Afternoon. To the Author of the Gjekeral Advertiser. ;: ' r I ^ H E noble and generous Spirit, which appears in     c% '    j_   this and other Cities, and Places, for luppoiting ' his Majefty King George, and for maintaining their RTi- ' gion, Liberty and Property, againft a Popilh Pretender, ' who prefumes and attempts to overturn the fame ; ought ' I think to excite all his Majefty's Subjects to follow this ' Example, more particularly tho!e in great Places, Pub- ' lick Offices, and any Income employed under him, to ' fee immediately about opening a Subscription (a 1 hing ' which I have riot yet obferved) at the feveral Offices, or ' any other Place, that might be judged more proper, to *tbe tendered to his Majeily for his immediate Service, to ' enable him the better, to defeat the Lefigns, and fruttrate * the Intentions of his Enemies, I would therefore recom- ^ ' mend this Undertaking to the principal of thofe Gentle- ~* ( men employed in the feveral Places abovementioned, not ' doubting in the leaft, by their efpoufing the fame, it *"Tj ' would caufe a general Concurrence, from which 1 am O ' thoroughly perfuaded a very large Sum would foon be ^ � raifed. �-� * If you think communicating this to the Publick would ' be of the Service intended, your inferring it, will oblige _   , Your humble Servant, London, 08. 9, 1745. A. B, afte High Water this Day at London-Bridge at 58 Minutes Bank-Stock 139. India Ditto 166 1 half a 6. South Sea Stock 95 3 4ths a 6. Ditto Old Annuities no Price. Ditto New 101. Three per Cent. Annuities 83. Ditto 1742, 83. Ditto 1743 and 1744, 83. Ditto 174^, 83. Million Bank 115. Equivalent no 1 half. Royal Afib-ranee 82 1 half. London Affurance 10 3 4ths. Englifh Copper 5 1. Seven per Cent. Emperor's Loan no Price. Five per Cent. Ditto no Price. Bank Circulation no Price. India Bonds 42 s. Difc. Three and a half. Salt Tallies 10 1 half Difc. Three and a half per Cent. Exchequer Orders no Price. Three per Cenc. Ditto no Price. Lottery Tickets 10 1, is. 6 d. Life Annuities 13 Years Purchafe. D   R   U   R   Y-L   A   N   E. , B>> His Majefty's Company of Comedians',     Q AT the Theatre-Roval in Drurv J  Lane, thijDay, will be ptefented a Comedy, call'd LOVE    FOR    LOVE. r The Part of Valentine by Mr. Giffard ; Tattle, by Mr. Yates; Scandal  Mr. Mills; Sir Sampfon Legend, Mr. Bridges ; Forefight, Mr. Tafwell; Trapland, Mr. Ray ; Jeremy, Mr. Neale ; Buckram Mr. Woodburn.  Angelica, Mrs. Gifrard j Mifs Prue, Mrs. Ridout;, Mrs. Frail, by Mrs. Wof&ngWn J Mrs. Forefight, Mrs. Macklin Nurfe, Mrs. Bridges} Aad the Part of Ben by Mr. Macklin. A�t V. A Grand Comic Dance by Monf. and Madem. MICHEL. To which will be added a Farce, call'd The TRAGEDY of T RAGE DIES ; OR, The LIFE and DEATH of TOM  fHUMB the Great. CONTAINING, His furprifing Victory over Glumdalca Queen of the Giants, His magnificent Reception in King Arthur's Court, His Marriage with the Princefs Huncamunca, With the fetal Jealoufy ef Queen  Dollalolla, And many other Hiftorical PaiTages. The Part of Tom Thumb by Mifs Macklin } King Arthur, Mr. Blakes ; Lord Grizzle, Mr. Yates j Ghoft of Gafi'er Thumb, Mr. o Goodfellow Noodle, Mr. Marr; Doodle, Mr. Branfby ; Foodie, Mr. Leigh. Queen Dollalolla, Mrs. Macklin; Princefs Huncamunca, Mr. Tafwell,- Glumdalca Queen of the Giants, by Mr. T. Sparks -Cieora, Mifs Cole. j   r      �- With   PROPER   DECORATIONS. Places for the Boxes to be taken of Mr. Hobfon, at the Stage-d001 of the Theatre. To begin exactly at Six o'Clock. ADVERTISEMENTS are taken in for this Paper, at Uoyd's Coff No Wooden Shoes. ee-House, in Lombard-Street. C -     ~ ^� ^^trary Power<   

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