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Publication: General Advertiser October 21, 1745

General Advertiser (Newspaper) - October 21, 1845, London, Middlesex i. eriifer. *v .. .1 I'. . XX N?/D ft TT "0cf:obeit 2r; 174?: Sh[R the. f'Opiftibn'toi attack-.the'King'of Sardinia^-Ai^f^-thii'ioiitl^ A4vke-Jprtvaile* > � ^ * 'Favidy'Oa. 8:'^'he'Spaniards are'b�tering Valenza very b>llk!yV Tne-Aulirtan3 atid-'Pfedmonteze have- paffed the Po St ^afeli atntf 6^nck^A(tti%lvts froin-Venelli to Trino. They have fent their Baggage to Pfiaaana, and the-King of Sardinia feems to avoitt'a new h&kpf ^ "}l!fe�_* but acknowledge. The People of Scotland will venture their All upon the Revolution-Bottom; but when they *"0 have n a Arms, no Powers, no Leaders, what can they Q do ? If I were not perfectly fure of what I have, here *^ afterted, I would, as a Friend to the prefent Fimiry and " Government (and you know of what Complexion I am) 4 frankly inform you of the contrary, were it true, as it is 4 too much alas believed ! You may affure yourfelf of tlie Attachment of the People from this, that the Clergy, who have all Influence upon them, are every wher,e thundering againft Popery, the Pretender and the Rebellion 5 the feveral Synods are puhlilhing their feafonablc 4 Warnings, Admonitions, &c. and we are printing fome 4 of the London Pamphlets. Let us but have proper Powers, Arms and Officers fent us, and I'll en jage, that in the four Weftern and Southern Counties, Chdfdale, Air, GallPway and Dumfreis, there (hall be a Body q{ 10,000 Men in a Month's Time. I heard the People id feveral Pariihes fay, *Ibat had they, been ordered, they iuouU ha>vegone to a Man to oppo/e the Pajfage vf the Rebels. The Dilaffedted Party have, befides a Number of Proclamations, published two Pamphlets; the one>^� Addref: to the Amy and People of Scotland, tending wholly to inflame and feduce : It contains the true Spirit of the Party; but-with all fenfible People it anfwers irfeif. Another-is Confederations addref d to the Publick, all in Quellions, and raked out of all the Jacobite and Patr'pt Paper3 and Pamphlets,, and nothing in it but Common-place j but calculated well enough to give unthinking People a Notion of mighty Grievances. The firft. of thefc Pamphlets may be iuppofed to be writ by fowe of the Nonjuring Clergy at Edinburgh; the exceftive Lenity of the Government to.whom, has rendered them infolent and incorrigible, and their Poifpn has corrupted too many of that populous City.. From this Source all the Difaffection in Scotland has proceeded : But while Prefhytery is the eftablifhe&JChurch, and comprehends o CO 8 4 Eight Parts in Ten of Scotland, his Majefty 1%.fure of  4 fo many faithful Subjects. In^the Low Country Njpe- * teen in Twenty are Prelbyterians, perhaps an Hundred to 4 One, and their Maxims and Eftablifhment are intSmfiftent 4 with Popery and any Arbitrary Power. As Thiqgahave 4 now turnedoutv I think Ijnay, without Qffe^Qe, ,-eon- 4 elude with this Obfervation, That fenftble.iealous Jvfen, 4 and honeft well-meaning Men havebeeh made, th^ Tools -4 of thofe, who are Enemies toour Conftitution, and

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Publication: General Advertiser

Location: London, Middlesex

Issue Date: October 21, 1745

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