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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - October 31, 1845, London, Middlesex
The General Advertifer. Numb. 3444* T "H U R S D A Y, Octo ber 31, 1745 Deal, Oftober 29. )RRIVED Yefterday Afternoon his Majefty's Ships Trelawny and Try-ton, from Portfmouth j Landavery, Blankett; Clarendon, Crumpton ; and ParnafTus, Johnfon, from Jamaica ; and this Morning his Majefty's Sloops Vulture and Badger, from a Cruize; ai:d remain with the Norwich, Admiral Vernon; the Grand Turk, and Scipio Firefhip ; the Dutch Ships, and Shirley, Sherbon, for Cape Breton. Wind S.by W. Grave/end, 08ob. 29. Pafs'd by the William, Grif-i-eli, from Virginia; and Phcenix, Ellis, from Leghorn. The Prince Edward, Dawfon, from London; Amello, Romano, from Cork ; and LovelJ, Hope, from Portma-jione, are arrived at Leghorn. The Eagle, Vaughan, from Barbadoes, at Rye.' ' The Lyon, Wingfield, from Bofton, at Portimouth. Yefterday arrived a Mail from Holland. hmi, Oct. 16. Count Pieroni is arrived here from Naples having been releafed from the Caftle of St. Elmo, on the2-th paft, with Orders to quit immediately the City and Kingdom. He was taken lafi Year in the Bologneze. Wc are allured, that the Court of Vienna, having likewife fet at Liberty Count SafTatelli, whom it kept by Way of Re-pril'al in the Caftle of Milan, has given him a Pennon of 50 Crowns per Month. fkcentia, Oil. 18. On Saturday Night laft a continual Noife of Cannon was heard, and even during fome Hours of the next Morning. J t hath fince been reported, that the Duke de la Viefville then pafTed the River Lambro with 7000 Spaniards, notwithftanding the Reiiftance of the Auftrians; but we had no farther Particulars. The few Regular Troops that were here, making about 500 Men, Horfeand Foot, having Yefterday received Orders to march liiddenly, fet out the fame Day without our knowing whether for Parma or Monticelli: So that we have only Militia left in this City. The Marquis de Caftellar departed hence this Evening, and it is pretended a Party of Auftrians have (-pCed the Po, but where is not mentioned. jWff, Oft. 19. We are affured, that they are actually tittering the Citadel of Alexandria, but it is thought the Siege will be long, that being well fortified, and provided sith every Thing necefTary for a good Defence. It was lie Marquis Pallavicini, a General in the King of Sardinia's Service, who commanded in the City, and the Marquis de Caqglio Governor. After the City was furrendered, the Warn granted the Inhabitants all thePrivileges they'enjoy'd intheReign of Cnarles If. The Marquis Balbini ftilt defends Valenza. The Auftrian general Quarters are at Earzora. They have 20 Battallionc, 6 Companies of Granadiers, and 500 Horfe, under General Neuhaus, on the other- bide the Po at Cafal, where they have a Bridge Communication with the main Army, the Right of which extends to the laid Bridge, and the Left to Villa Nwa. General Gro?, at the Head of a thoufand Horfe, witii all the HufTars, Sdavonians and Warafdins, is polled hia Village on one Side, near the Mouth of the Seflia. O'Jr People have reftored the Bridge at Baffignana. They ta''e another at Scarpione, not far from hence, and a third atPizarello. '"tria, Orf, 9. Since the Siege of Exiles has been raifed, weha\e nothing more to fear from the Side of the Moun-All the Spanifn Troops are retired into Savov, where they arrived very much mattered, and reduced to tali their firft Number. M. de Lautrec, after having been a^g time accompanied by our Vaudois, was no fooncr cirtcf their Hands but he turned back, in order a little to ^?-"ir his Difgrace, by attacking at unawares one of our V^s in the Vallies. He did in Effect furprize a Battalion of tf'S Regiment of Nice, and made fome Pjifoners. Thii ft'a?the whole of this Expedition, he not having been able t0penetrate further, nor to attempt any Thing of Conference in a Seafon when the Snow falls, and begins to clofe UM1 the Paffages. We reckon at Two Mill ions of Livres t!le Damage done by Fire to the King's Old Palace, of U'nica a Part was confumed, as well as the Oid Theatre, "n- trje Stables. All the Horfcs and Coaches however laved, and fet to the Palace La Venenia. ?ra>ikfr.rt, Oct. 31. We are employ'd here in regulating 1 ,e Polt3 lor the Troops of the feveral Circles of the J;m-PllC; and as fcon as this is agreed on. the Imperial Ar-p^V;1-l leparate, and go into Winter Quarters. The ^teate will have a good Share of it, 70^0 Men being ?J'�;:ed lor the City of Heidelberg only. The Body that pntinue; about Biberich we-expect will be fent by Water lnt�the Auilrian Netherlands. The Troops of the Circle of Swabia will form a Cordon from Graben to the Neighbourhood of Bafel, and thofe of Franconia will extend from Graben through the Country of Darmftadt. Mentz, OSI. 30. The French have at laft..quitted Worms this Morning, after having deftroyed all their Ovens; and their whole Army which encamped at Mutteftadt, was in Motion laft Night, but it is not known with what Defign. Ratijbon, Off. 28. The Auftrian Troops, which have evacuated Ingolftadt, are marching towards Bohemia, by the way of Amberg: But it is thought that thofe who com-pofed the Garrifon of Branau are deftined for Italy. Prince Charles's Army encamped ftill in the Neighbourhood of Jaromitz on the 22d Inftant ; but according to Appearance it will follow that of the King of Pruffia into Silefia, or at leaft will continue the Operations of War for ibme time longer. Vienna, Oft. 23. There is a Talk of augmenting our Troops confiderably, in order not only to make head againft the Enemies upon the Rhine, in Silefia4 and the Netherlands, but to fend fuch Reinforcements into Italy, as may repair the Loffes that have been fuftained there. For this Purpofe the Hereditary Eftates will furnifh 30,000 Recruits, exclufive of thofe that will be drawn from Hungary, feveral Officers ef Artillery have been fent to 01-mutz, to be employed there in cafe of Neceffity. s ODE on His Majesty's BIRTH-DAY. AIR, by the Rev. M-.Baily, and Chorus. ACRED to Song and Mirth, Awake the Royal Day. Loud be the joyous Lay, That lings to CiESAR's Birth. p CHORUS, Loud be the, Sec. AIR, by Mr. Beard. While Foreign Alarms Over Europe refoundsj Long live his Arms In our Annals renown'd : Nor lefs be recorded in Story, His Candidate younger for Glory. CHORUS, Long Live, Sec. AIR, by Mr. Beard. Fortune may rule the Fate of War, But cannot give the Soul to dare. In Battle wild, the Wauton flies, And drops her Wreaths with blinded Eyes. RECITATIVE, by Mr. Savage. But Glory ftill that fights to fave, With Wreaths diftinguifh'd crowns the Brave ; And when fhe fees what Britons dare, The Palm of Glory will be there. AIR, by Mr. Savage. Thus, while Roaring, Cannon goring, Spreads with bleeding Ranks the Land, Hoftile Wonder, In their Thunder, Sees the Britijh William ftand. RECITATIVE, by Mr. Mence. So while around Fair Albion's Feet, Inrag'd the bellowing Billows beat, Serene and Gay, her Garden fmiles, And Freedom blooms the Queen of Ifles. AIR, ^ Mr.Mence. To the Hero fo Glorious, O'er his Perils Victorious, Let our Praife in our Harmony breathe. As in Battle high Spirits Is the Claim to high Merit, Give the Braver Deferver the Wreath. CHORUS, Let our Praife, &c. LONDON. Yefterday being his Majefty's Birth-Day the Morning was ufher'd in with Ringing of Bells, at Noon his Majefty received the Compliments of the Nobility, Foreign Mini-fters, &c. and the Court was remarkably Splendid and Numerous ; the Guns at the Park and Tower were fiYd, the Ships in the River difplay'd all their Colours, and at Night there were Bonfires, and the greateft Illuminations ever known in the Cities of London and Weftminller, and Borough of Southwark. I They write from Rome, that the Pretender received Letters at Albano, from his eldeil Son, notifying his having fent Abbot Beaufort, his Chaplain, with an Account of the Situation of his dangerous Enterprize ; and that the Abbot had actually arrived at Leghorn, by the way of Marfeilles, and from thence had proceeded to Albano. ^ The Time of Quarantine is over at Reggio in Calabria, o and a free Communication was to be opened in 20 Days, ^ if no Contagious Symptons were found remaining. f-P Baron NeuhofF has embarked at Leghorn, in an Englifh Q Veffel, bound, as is fuppos'd, to Corfica. The People of that Iiland are reported to have fent to him again. 'I hey �3 have at prtfent two Chiefs, who exact Oaths to themfelves �~ from all the Inhabitants, and thofe who refufe are feverely treated. Five Englifh Men of War are cruifing off Cape Corfe : and the Event of this new Infurvection is impatiently expfcted. M. de Maupertiur, the famous Mathematician nnd Pre-fident of the Academy of Sciences at Berlin, has been lately married there with great Magnificence, both the Queens having horibur'd him with their Company. A third Detachment of Englifh from Flanders, which is kept in readinefs for Embarkation, waits, near Antwerp for farther Orders from London. There has been a Proportion in the Affembly of the States General for a new Augmentation of 30,000 Men, to compofe which fome German Princes have offered to put their Troops into Dutch Pay. Abbe de la Ville has taken his Leave in form, and it is expected we fhall hear by the next Mail, of his being let out for Veffailles. They write from Ghent, that the People are extremely uneafy under their new Government, which has not only lower'd the Value of Money, but rifen the Price of Pro-vifions. Extras of a Letter from Berwick, Oft. 23. ( This Day 1600 Men landed here. I believe they in-1 tended for Newcaftle, but were drove this Way by the ' late Storm. We are expecting more daily of the fame ' Embarkation. This News I hope will make the High-' landers very fick ; and 'tis believed by fome they will not ' flay till our Troops come up, tho' fome People here are ' of another Opinion. Extra ft of a Letter from Berwick, Oft. 2^. � We don't find that the Rebels are yet marching South- o ' ward, as they have fo often given out; but on the con- |_j ' trary are taking all the Care they can to fecure them- q * felves at Dalkeith, by encamping near that Place, with ' every Advantage of Situation.- 1 wo Tranfports are ar- Q ' rived here with Part of Legonier's and Bric's Regiments * that were miffing.' * The are fome Letters in Town which mention afrefh that the Pretender has made his Ei'spe.-But 'tis probable the Account may be only from Hear-fay in the North. The Hon. William Montague, Efq; is chofen Knight of the Shire for the County of Huntington, in the room of William Mitchell, Efq- deceas'd. And William Humphries, of Ryegate, Efq; was chofen Member for Gatton in Surry, in the room of Charles Docminiqte, Efq; deceas'd. Yefterday came Advice, that the Clinton, Naylor, from St. Kitts for London, is taken by the French, and carried into St. Maloes. There is alfo an Account, that the George, Ambler, from Dublin, for Philadelphia, was taken, but ranfom'd for 500 1. And Letters from St. Maloes mention, that five or fix Tobacco Ships, and two Sugar Ships are taken, and carried in there. On the 25th Inftant the King George and Prince Fre* derick Packets fail'd from Falmouth for Lifbon. Yefterday Thomas Blomer was committed to Newgate by ^ Sir William Calvert, for felonioufly picking the Pocket of ^ Mr. Buckmaiter, a Butcher in Gofvvel'-ftreet, of a Silk O Handkerchief, as he was palling by the Exchange, whidi C/S was found upon him. p Chatham, Oft.ig, 1745.