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   General Advertiser (Newspaper) - December 18, 1845, London, Middlesex                                The General Advertifer. KlfMB.   3477. WEDNESDAY,   December 18,   174.5. Beal, December 16. lis Majefty's Ship Norwich, Admiral Vernon; and the reft of the Men of War, remain as ia.xny laft. Wind S.S.W. The He�lor, Roger % from London and Chicheiler, is arrived at Lifton. I'he Nancy, Haddock,  from London, at Maderia. LONDON. They write from Munich, that when M. KlingrafF, the Pruffian Miniller, communicated to the Eleftor of Bavaria the Advantages his iVjajefty had gamed in Lulatia, his Elefloral Highnefs anfwer d, ' That lie looked upon thel'e  Advantages as Ihperior to all others that had happened fince his Dominions had tnjcyed the Sweetnefs of Peace ; and that he cotjld not make better Vows in Favour of his Pruffian Majeily, than by wifhing that the Victories won by the Proiperity of his Arms might contribute to advance the happy Time of a general Pacification.' Letters from Genoa' lay, that the Repiiblick has re-folved to call in the Affiftance of France and Spain, in Virtue of the Guarantee obtain'd from thofe two Crowns, to preven: the Lofs'of Corlica to any foreign Power. His Sardinian Majelty has thought proper to borrow large Sums of Money, upon State Tickets, to be repaid in 1750 with 4 per Cent, in order to defray the extraordinary Expence he is obliged to incur. The Scale begins to turn again in Silefia, as it has frequently done two or three Times in a iVlonth: For the King of Prulfia having caufed a Body of Troops to advance that Way, and there being no Likelihood of Prince Charles of Lorrain's repairing thither foon, the Detachments in the Auftrian Service abandon their Pofts as rail as they took Pofleffion of thtm. ^ According to Letters from Paris, Saturday laft was ap-^pinted for 'the fecond Embarkation to fet Sail from Dun-iirL Several Magiftrates have bosn feized by the French in tlie Villages about Mons, for having refufed to furnilh the Rations demanded for the Remainder of the Winter. When the King of Poland is upon his Way to VVarfaw, his Imperial M jefty is to give him an Interview upon the Confines of Moravia. , Meiffen, the City taken by the Prince of Anhalt before the late Battle of Diepoldfwald, is the Place where the King of Poland carries on his rich Manufa(Sure of Porcelain, the Secret of which his Pruffian Majefty has long ken defirous to procure. M. Nepleuf, Counfellor of the Privy-Chamber, is ordered by the Czarina to fucceed M. Winiowfki, as her Am-baffador at Conftantinople. It was from the new Demands made by the Court of franee on the States-G,eneral,-with^efpe�t to the Ships fold at Batavia, the fudden Conferences held by their High Mightihefles upon that Subject, and their immediately ordering away ia Minifler for London, that the Report of eDutch Neutrality,feems probably to have arifen.-Or her perhaps, it nuas tnving to the fame Perf,ns, as many �other late Reports, calculated only, to hurt the Publk Credit at this ConjunSure. I 'kome, Dec. 4. The Secretary of State has received by sn Eftafette from Ancona, an Account of the Deceafe f Cardinal Maffei, Bifhop of that City, on thie z5th paft. Vienna, Dec. 15. The Projeft which had beeji formed for General Keil's joining in Lower Silefia the Corps .under Marfhal Hohenembs from Bohemia, failed from a Millake faid to have been made in tranfcribing the Orders fent to Marilial Hohenefftbs, who, inilead of marching to Lan-genberg, as it was intended he Ihould, went according to the Millake in his Inftruftions, to Laridfliut, where he met with a {uperior Corp�:under the Command of General Naffau, and.was obliged tq retire, tho' with no great Lo/s. He is now at Jaromitz, and is ordered, as ia faid, to rhareh with the utmoft DiligeQee crpfs BoJj^mia after Prince Charles ii>to Saxoay. Hague, Dec. 21. The States General have ordered the Piince of Waldeck to encreafe the Corps of tiuiTars'tp 800 Meni to raife two,109:^6 free Co^ipgnjesof 125 Men each} and authorised M. Aylva to pntra& for eight or ten Battaiiens, with f\ich Princes or lilembers of the �m-�pjre as have RegiineQts on Foot, and are willing to let themoflfe jo the |^public;k. From the London Gazette. Freflon, Dec. 13. This Day at Gne arrived here the Georgia Rangers, and foon after a Party of the Duke of Kingltbn's Horfe commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Mor-daunt, and the Captains Lprd Robert Manners and Lord Byron. General Oglethoi^ came in likewife with a Detachment from the Duke of Montague's, and Marfhal Wade's Pv.egim-�'t3 of Horle, commanded by Major Otway ; and St. George's Regiment of Dragoon-, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Arabin. Thefe Troops have | marched from Doncaller without a Halt, and in the laft three Days made above one Hundred m^afured Miles over Snow and Ice. They have taken a Captain of the Rebel Army, named Mackenzie, and two Men Prifoners. The General has already detached tlie Georgia Rangers after the Rebels, and follows himfeiflo-morrow with the Horfe. Stone, Dec. 14. We have juft now an Account, that the Rebels left Prefton Yelterday at Nine in ti;e Morning, and that his Royal H ghnefs the Duke march'd into Preiton about four i ours after ; and that General Oglethorpe had join'd the Duke with the Detachnic.it from Marftial Wade's Army. Litchfield, Dcc.i4r. General Anftrafhc r v�il'fet out Tomorrow Morning from Coventry for Londi)n, with the firft Divjfion of the Foot, conlifting of Sowlc's and Skel-ton's Regiments; and will be followed by the other Regiments fu<.ceffive!y. ExtraB of a Letter from Hallifax, Dec. II. ' We hear the Rel.els are plindering at Manchefter ; ' M;.jor Greg',- Hcufe \<.as begun to be rifled this Morn-' ing; Mr. HortOi. of ClnttLTW , Jate Sheriff of Lanca-' {hire, has fuffertd very mucii ; Mr. jullice Duckenfield's ' Houle is intirely plunder, d, and one of his Servants v/as ' put to his Oath to make Diicoveries.-A Gentleman of ' Hallifax, who Was three Days a Pr-foner with the Re-' bels, inform- us, that while the Pr?tenJer was fitting ' at Dinner atDerbv, he was alarmed with a Report of ' the Duke of Cumberland's being very near h:m, upon ' which he dropt his Knife and Fork, and Lid, 1 am * betray'd, ruin'd and undone.' An Exprefs arrived Yefterday Morning (from Admiral Vernon which we hear brings Advice, that the French Embarkation .was in the Ports of Oftend and Dunkirk on Sunday lait. Yelterday in the Evening an Exprefs arriv'd from General Ligonier at Litchfield- An Order is fent for a Train of \ 2 Pieces of Cannon to be fent to the Coaft of Suffolk, and the like Number to be fent to the Coalrs of Suffex and Kent. For the more fpeedy Augmentation of his Majefty's Forces for fuppreffmg tlie prefent Rebellion, his Majefty was pleafed, on the 5th Day of Oftober laft, to iffue his Royal Prxjclamation, proniifing. That all abl^bodied Men, who fhould inlift themfetves as Soldiers in his Land Service ob or before the 25th of December Inft. fhould, upon their Requeft, be difcharged therefrom at the End of fix Months from the refpeiflive Times of their Inlifting, in Cafe the laid Rebeiiion ihould be extinguilhed within that Time, and if not, then as foon as the faid Rebellion fhould be extinguilhed. And the Time thereby limited for fuch Inlifting being near expiring, and the Continuance of the Rebellion rendering it^ftill neceffary to make fuch further Augmentation of his Majefty's Forces, as may moft effedually ferve to put an. End to the faid Rebellion ; the faid Time of Inliftfng is extended from the 25th of December, to the 25th of March next enfuing. . This Morning the new-rais'd Recruits will be mufter'd on the Parade in St. James's Park, and afterwards perform an E^iercife. Yelterday an old Man, fufpefted to be a Spy, was bi;oijght to Town from Barnet, imder a ftrong Guard, and CQBimiited for Examination. Y^fterd^y there was Advice, that the Infpeftor Priva-feer, Cspt- Veal, has taken a Maft-Ship, of 500 Tons, bpajid^frqm Dantzick to Cadiz, and carried her into Lis-i?Qp.. It is/aid.ihe had on board Mafts for 70 and 80 -Gui) Ships, The Great Britain Privateer, Capt. Wilfon, was well at Gibraltar, the 2d of November. Ths W�;lcpme, Culyis, from Cork for Leghorn, is ta-I^en, .a,8d .carried into TarifFa. The M.ere4ry, B^con, from Virginia is arrived at Le-veFpool ; ai)d not taken, as mcntion'd Yefterday. � Yefterday Morning the Corpfeof Henry Hodges, Efq; was carried but of Town in great Funeral Pomp; from his Hfiufc in Cavendifh-fquaris, to be interr'd at Hanv^e|l in Middlefex. n a i-' n Extras of a Letter fom Ccpt. John Lett, on hoard the trimmer, dated Lifhon, AW. 15. * Thefe will advife you of our fafe Arrival here, in nme ' Days from Portfmouth-.   1 fhall not (being but juft ar-' riv'd) trouble you any farther than with a brief Account * of a fmart Engagement I had off of Oporto with a ' Spanifta Barcolongo at the Ejiftance of about 40 Leagues. ' It happened on the 12th Liftanr, the preceding Night ' being calm; but at Day-break we made four Sail, and ' or^e of them came up with us at a great Rate, rowing ' with 24 Oars.   When he came within Reach, I hoifted * my Colours and fir'd two Shot, which he immediately ' return'd with his Bow-Chafe. A Breeze of Wind fpring- * ing up gave us an Opportunity of bringing our Guns ' better to bare, and held him to it for feven Glafles, < when he thought proper to give over his fruitlefs At- * tempt. I thank God we receiv'd no Damage in our ' Perfons, and not much in our Rigging.-The Privateer * mounted eight Carriage Guns, many Swivels,' and was ' full of Men.   I remain Yours, &c. On Sunday Night died, at her Houfe in Audley-ftreet, Mrs. Gregg, a Maiden Lady of good Fortune, in Lanca-ftiire, which ftie has left to Charitable Ufes. On Saturday latl died at his Houfe in Moor-fields, Mr. Cope, an eminent and wealthy Broker. 1 he fame Day died Mrs. Rooke, Wife of Mr. Rooke of Mincing-lane, very much-efteeiii'd by all her Acquain-tance. Yefterday Morning as Mr. Thomas, a Skinner, in Long-lane, Southwark, was coming from Feckham, he was at-taki-d by a Gang of Fellows near the Bird in Hand, who robbd him of eighf Guineas and his Watch, and thea made off. Yefterday Thomas Rogers was commi't: d to Newgate, by Sir John Barnard, for felonioufly ftealing a Parcel of 1 obacco from Bo.olph Wharf, the Property of Captain Sutclifff, which was found upon him. As was likewife Anne Kuffel, Sarah Bal&t,  Mary Parker, Elizabeth Cloke and Elizabeth Bayner, to the London Workhoufe for being diforderly Perlbns ar^i        ^..^i^ common Night-walkers tak^n YefterdaJ^ Morning .aboai'..;'.^ 2 o'clock in a isjtorious Bawdy-Houfe in Shoe Lane, kept by the faid Ruffel, making a great Difturbance in yy Company with feveral young Men. Yelterday Number 6,637 was drawn a Prize of 1000 I. and 37,545,  16,069, 28.010, 15,807,  1,283, 44.588  ^ and 19,999 were drawn Prizes of ico 1. each. ^ A Serious ADMONITION to the Inhabitants of Great-Britain. AWife Man's Heart difcerneth both Time and Judgment ; and t^ere is a Seafon, in which thofe who are moft remote from an Habit-of Seriousness, will yet liften to a Well-meaner endeavouring, inoffenfively, with Modefty and Humility, to give ferious Advice. If I miftake not, tlie prefent Circumftances of this Nation call on every wife, efpecially religious Man, tq be ferious; and every Lover of his Country would now wilh to fee a Reformation from thofe National Sins which lie upon us, and which, if not removed, (chough God ftiould now grant us Profperity) will certainly, fooner or later, bring down dreadful Evils, if not Deftrudlion, I fuppofe all that have ^any Religion will agree in this Truth, That National Sins are likely to bring down National Judgments; and all who have thought of the Matter, further own, that fuch Sins are to be ftnmd aitfong'Ss: But few feem to lay it to Heart, or be aware of the Con-clufion,-therefore ive are to expeil (urdefs vi'e repent) fignal Judgments to light on us.   Perhaps if the Inhabitants could be brought to attend to the Fa�l, and made to fee that we are indeed exceedingly guilty, confidered as a Com-munity and Kingdom, they would be awakened to fome  q Concerh ; at leaft, the Virtuous and Religious would be excited (tho' they defpaired of Reformation through th^ir ^ own Endeavours) to humble themfelves before God, and ^ feek earneftly to him to effed the happy Change, without which we rauft, fooner or later, be ruined : And who can tell but God will hear the fervent Prayer of the R^||i-  teous ? fince his Word faith, it availed mttch. Let ihe therefore touch on few Things which ivill difcover when a Kingdom, as fu,h, is guilty before Gofc, and in danger, of the dreadful Effefts of his Anger.-^^ Not only is it fo, when' the Rulers enadt Laws direftly contrary to the Divitie Law, and Reafoh of Things; Jeroboam, Ahab, &c. of ofd eftabliftied Idoktry, and turned their Subjects from the Worfhip of Jehovah: Bhc aifo, � . - ~ � A DVERTISEMEN TSiare taken in for this Paper, at Lloyd's CofFee-House, in Lombard-Street. No Wooden Shoes. No Arbitrary Power,   

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