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Publication: General Advertiser October 14, 1745

General Advertiser (Newspaper) - October 14, 1845, London, Middlesex The General Advertifer. Komi. 3411. MONDAY, October 14, 174$. Dealt Ottober 12. RRIVED laft Night and this Morning his Majeity's Ships the Nottingham, Pearl, Fblkftone, Sheernefs, and Shark, Hound, and Badger Sloops, and remain with the Royal George, and the reft of the Men of War, and the Outward-bound. Arrived the Byam, Bulkley; and the Ipfwich Hays, from Antigua. Came down the Succefs, Wicket; and Dolphin, Walker, for Plymouth; Benbridge, and John and Jane, for Portfmouth ; Catherine, Pollard, for Falmouth ; Daniel, Somerfet, for Carolina. Wind S.W. The Harrington, Hunter; Italian Merchant, Tarbutt; Weftmoreland, Brown ; Rofe, Marfhal; Anne, Wigg ; Lucretia, Read; Richmond, Burn; Whitehall, Dewar ; Friendfhip, Franklin; George and William, Broad ; the Great Britain, Crookfhanks; and Pompey, Burnett, are arrived at Jamaica. The Queen of Hungary, Cromartie, at Nevis. The Nancy, Macdonell, from St. Kites, in the River. The Olive Branch, Dubois, is arrived ofFDover. The Draper, Eafnst; Pegafus, Paterfon; Sc. Andrew, Brown ; and Molly, White, from South Carolina, at Rotterdam. The Launcefton Man of War, having loft feme of her Malts in a Gale of Wind, is putJinto Bantry Bay. LONDON. From the London Gazette. Whitehall, Oa. 12. By Letters from Berwick of the 7th Inftant, there is Advice, that upon the 4th the GarrjLCon of V the Caltle of Edinburgh, under Favour of a great Fire 'of P-i their Cannon from the Half-moon, made a Trench crqfs P the CalUe-Hill, half-way between the Gate and the Houfes, fourteen Feet broad, and fixteen deep; and from the Para-pet, made by the Earth dug out of the Trench on the Side 2 near the Caltle, with the Fire of 200 Men of the Garri-fon, cleared the Street Upon the 5th, by the Help of the Tola's People, they obtain'd twenty Black Cattle, a Quantity of Bread and Ale, and Water from the Refervoir. About five that Evening, a confiderable Detachment of the Kebels marched up to the Caftle-Hill, to attack the Party of the Garrifon in the Trench, who retreated into the Cattle upon their Approach without lofing a Man � the Rebels, in creeping up the South Side of the Hill, had twenty of their Men killed by the Cannon from the Caltle. About Nine the fame Night, between 4 and 50CO of them march'd into the Town from their Camp, and remained in it all Night, but none of them durft appear within the Reach of trie Cannon. They were employing all the Farriers about the Town ta doe their Horfes, and gave out that they intended to march upon the 8th towards Berwick, with 9000 Men. On Friday Glenbukct and Lord Ogilvy joined them with a Reinforcement of 700 Men. They will not fuffer any Proy.fions to be carried out to the Fox Man of War lying in the Road of Lcitb, and the Captain of that Ship has taken Care to prevent any Vcffel crofTing the Firth. They had ordered the Landlords of ail the Houfes of Edinburgh to pay in Half a Crown in the Pound of all their Rents as upon the 7th, on Pain of Military Execution. Several People h id been robbed by them upon the Highway ; and they had pillaged all the Country round about. Whitehall, Off. 12. By Letters from BHllol of the 7th Inftant we have an Account, that James Connor, of the laid City, Commander of the Trial, Privateer, being on Monday the 30th of the fame Month in Latitude about 48, and Longitude about 14 Degrees Weft, he faw and chafed a Ship, and when he came within Gun (hot, he hoifted Englifh Colours and fired a Gun at her, on which (he hoilted Spanifh Co'ours and returned a Gun; and after firing a few fingle Shot, .and exchanging a broad Side with the Trial, fbe ltruck, and on the faid 7th Inftant the faid Trial Privateer brought her intd the Post of Briftol. She is a Span fhShip, called the St. Zirioco, commanded by Don Joachin de la Sota, with the" King of Spam's Commiflion Burthen about 150 Tons mounting iz Carriage and four S�vivercUBsy and navigated by upwards of 60Men; laden with 2500 Fnagjes with Bayonets, 100 Barrels of Gunpowder, 150 Quiritaia^of Mufket-Balb, fome Boxes of* Horfe-fhoes and Hints, arid feven Chefts of Spanifh Money. By the Courfe (he was fleering, the faid Mr. Connor b:-lieves her to have been baund for fome Port af Ireland or i Scjtland. There were on beard two Irilhmen, one a Cap- i tain of Horfe in the Spanifh Service, the other a Pilot. When the-faid Spanifh Ship came from Corunna, (he left there five Spanish.Men'of War, and a French Ship. Dre/den, Offober 6. Ext rail of the Journal of the Combined Amy in Bohemia. On the 30th at five o'Clock in the Morning, the Enemy fent out a Patrol of fome Huffars, who having from the rifing Grounds difcovered the Auftrian Army in Order of Battle, gave the Alarm, and thereupon the Pruflians immediately put themfelves under Arms. The Eminencies on our Right having been occupied by the Corps under Count Konigfegg, and the Companies of Grenadiers under General Hagenbach, and provided with Artillery, the Enemy formed in the beft Order in the World under the Fire of the Cannon, which began to play at Seven o'clock. About eight, Count Koniglegg and Hagenbach attacked the Right Wing of the Pruffians with fo much Vigour, that they were feveral Times obliged to give Ground, which muft have had thedefired Eff.cl, if the Cavalry of the Left Wing, under the Command of Prince Lobkowitz, had behaved fo well as did the Infantry ; but being continually raked by the terrible Fire which the Enemy made, as well from their Cannon on the Le/t, as from their Small-Arms, they gave Ground, as did the 15 Squadrons under Count Konigfegg, and notwith (landing the Endeavours On Friday laft when the Train'd Bands were exercifing in the Artillery Ground, a moft wicked and cruel Thing was intended, viz. A bufy Fellow obferving them exercife, faid to one of them, f Your Piece does not fire well, let ' me charge it with one of myCartridges;' which the Man innocently complied with ; but it being particularly ob-ferved by fome People who ftood by, the Mufket was examined, and a Ball found in it; the Villain was thereupon feized, and after an Examination before a Juftice of the Peace prefent, was committed to Newgate.-This Aftion fimply taken, the Militia being drawn up in two Lines fronting each other, it would be near a Miracle to dif-charge a Piece loaded with Ball, and duly levelled, without killing or wounding one or more in the oppoiite Line ; and confidered in its Aim and Confequence, it muft be defignM to deprive us at this Critical Juncture of the Ufe of our Militio, by infufing into our Minds, that our Enemies are intermixt with them, thereby to hinder People of Condition from marching, and fo that Body be intirely compos'd of hired Men.-Our Militia is very ufeful at this Time, to protect us from any fudden Infurreclion of our hitter and inmate Enemies, now too juflly dreaded from many concurring Circumftances, wliofe wicked Schemes can only be put in execution if we are fupine, but if we exert our-fe'ves with becoming Vigour, our Power is fuperabundant to all our external and internal Enemies.-This is men- tion'd with an honeft Intention, to roufe and continue our Vigilance, to preferve our Laws, the Foundation of the happy Eftablifhment in the llhiftrious Houfe of Hanover, which has, under God, been the Means of preferving to Britons a Liberty above a'l ether Nations. On Thurfday laft a Man was apprehended at Greenwich, and committed to Maidflone Goal, on a ftrong Sufpicion of attempting to blow up the Magazine cf Gunpowder at that Phce ; iince which a Party of his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland's Regiment have done Duty there. Dugan, the Irifh Prieft, who was lately pardon'd, after being convicled for enliiting Men into Foreign Service ; was with-n thefe few Days taken into Cuftody again at Chefter, for treafonable Practices of the like kind__; A Proof that Lenity raifej no Gratitude in wicked Difpoft- Yefterday the Fubbs and another Yacht fell down the River for the Nore, who are to fail forthwith for Helvoet-fluys, under Convoy of three Men cf War, to bring over his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland. On Friday laft, being the Anniverfary of his Majefiy's Coronation, the Gentlemen who meet at the White Swan \j at Stratford in Effex, made a handfome Collection, to bear the Expence of a very large Bonfire, to give the Populace Q feveral Barrels of Beer, &c. when the Evening was fpent ^ by the faid Gentlemen in drinking his Majefty King George's Health, and Succefs againft the Rebels, together with many other Loyal Healths; while the People within Doors throughout the Town were exprefling their good Wifh.es by their Illuminations, 8cc. and thofe without, aftiftingto burn the Pretender in Efrlgie, whom they had made very remarkable, by fixing a large Crofs on his Breaft. On Saturday Morning arrived an Exprefs from Totnefs with Advice, that Admiral Martin, with the Remainder of the Squadron under his Command, had come to an Anchor in Torbay the 3d Inftant, from a Cruize; fome of his Ships have received Damage in their Mails and Rigging in the late Storm ; but will be ready to put to Sea again in a few Days. Laft Saturday a noted Inn-keeper at Hounflow, was taken into Cuftcdy cf one of his Majelly's MefTengers. LaftTuefday the Chancellor of the Dutchy of Lancaf-ter preferred the Rev. Mr. John Walker, A.M. to the Rectory cf St. Martin's Petierton in the. Dioccfe of Chefter,' void by the Death of the Rev. Mr. Bertles. The -, Jackfon, from Stockholm ; and -, Walker, from Coningfbuig, both for Hull, were taken the 17th ult. cn the Dogger Bank, by Capt. Butel, in a French Privateer, of fix Carriage Guns, belonging to Boloign ; the former is carried into Dunkirk, and the latter into Calais, The St. Andrew, Macanally, from Barbadoes to Cork and Briftol, is taken and carried into Bayonne. Yefterday was married at Kenfington, Paul Venner, Efq; of Swallowfield, to Mifs Sally Mann, Daughter of the late - Mann, Efq; of Tooting in Surry, a beautiful young Lady with a Fortune of 10,0001. On Friday laft died at Mitcham in Surry, where he had been for the Recovery of his Health, Mr. Iiaac Moore, an eminent Attorney, near Chrift-Churoh in Southwark, reputed very rich. This Day the Seflions begins at Guildhall, and on Wed-nefday next at the Old Bailey. o o CO p A D V ERTISE M E N T S are taken in for this Paper, at Lloyd's Coffee-House, in Lombard-Street. No Wooden Shoes. No Arbitrary Power. ;

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Publication: General Advertiser

Location: London, Middlesex

Issue Date: October 14, 1745

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