General Advertiser, January 1, 1746 : Front Page

Publication: General Advertiser January 1, 1746

General Advertiser (Newspaper) - January 1, 1746, London, Middlesex Deal, Iaft arrived the- Mary Dumber 30. IS Majefty's Ship, and the Oat-ward-boond Sh��Sf remain, as i.n my Iaft. Wind E.N.E. Graf**^- twoPac]$� from Lieutenant-Governor Mafptrene; "lIhm*nt fo'*��wg the Soldiers r^aisd^or the intended � ^.....- - 1 Expedition agamit Canada, and providing for. the Provinceit QgoOL of the Ailicles necefiary to be furnifli'd fox carrying' on the Expedition againil Cxpwn Point, according to the Settlement made at Albany in Concert with the Commiffi-oners attending there on the Part of this Province, and which has been likewife laid before you: With refpeel to this Expedition, I have done every Thing on my Part N| ^JSLfJ*.-^ Service of it are ready, according to the Lih> returned to me by? the refjpe&ive applicable to the prefent Occafion, is, what ym apply'd to the Defeat of the Spa-nifh Armada, that it may be as truely faid of the French Fleet, Affidavit DEUS et dissipantur. - Thefe Events which have thus wrought out Defiveraace from I- this.Armament, (iniR f&flEquipment and Deiign a very v formidable One) have .indeed fo olain an Appearance ofna-y ving been chreiled by the fetoe Sovereign Providence, \ which in thejait Year prepare-! and ripened all Events for, the fucceedi'qgof oiir fmafl Force againft the Eoemy, and deliver'd thein'-inro.aur Hands, that they loudly call for the nioft'1bl?rori Attention of the People" of New-Eugland 5 and demand their moil grateful'Acknowledgements. H^S-HIRLEX. Saturday laft his Excellency waspleafed to adjoupn the Great and General Court or Aflembiy till Wednefi�a>.>tRe 24th ofef)ece|ob*r next, having firft. given?4is confpnt to I the enacling the following engroffed Bills, viz. � An Aft forfopphing the Treasury with the S*o> of  Twenty ThoufaoU'Fwo^Hundred Pounds, fo^djichirg- ' ing die- Pubiick Debts. 1 and for drawk^ in'the laid'  Bills into the Treafery again.  An Ac\ for mak ng' the Town of "PJanton the^Shire ' or County Town of thfjCqon^-of Brtftojj, inftead df.the � Town of Briftol i and for renWKinc the^aeki of Jle-4 cords and Papers of thjeXouijit^F Btiftoj; ^ that are in 4 the Town of BriiioJ� to the faid Town of Tauhtbn. MR. Henry Kennan aod^Wr;"cavid Deas, Paffengert in the Snow Eveleigh, bound ftoai South Carolina to Briftol, fail'd from Carolina the 9th ef^Au^uft ltjr, and -on the 26th, being in Lat. of 42. 30. and Long. 6$. 45. Weft, from London, fill in "with 57 S^a oF'FiwBt-Vei-fels, and were taken. We found it to&e tl*f&nf*ous Brett Squadron, under the Command of the Duke' Dr&hvfll�, in the Northumberland. . On the 2d of September, the Norihuinbaflancl.and Nineteen other Sail of V effete were feparatedfrom that' Part of the Squadron we were in, by a hard G&Te of Winij : Sept, 16, we entred Chebufto Harbour, and l&^fband. the Northumberland, jvith TUrMfm Jfy&3&tm^ffy Miffing VeueJs.~Tte^ef; S^p,fspx.joF phal 3bips, viz* jiitt iiaff^g^^0o9^. cide, they fej$f&d fi$d U^^aff^t^^Bt^ The^h m the WX^d^ljra^ terr'd ona- fhiall Iftand jm the which bears iiis Niine.-^-Hc died the Day before our Arrival here, not without being fufpe^ed of having pojfon'd himferf. The t8th a Council of War \fras hell.on boardj^ie -Trident, wheie M. D'fiflournelle (on whojn tie' Qtm-i Brand then devolved) propos'd going "back with the whole * Squadron to France, as the Soldiers and Sailor* were very fickly, died very faft, and the Diftemper daily encreafing, and as the, Seaion was too far advane'd to ftay on/uch a dangerous Coaft.-In this the Commandant was,opgosM by ail the Officers both of Land and Sea, as they thought their Honour oblig'd them to make fome Attack, oft thjs Englifh.-This greatly piqued the Commandant^ who was next Morning found in his Apartment-fallen on his Sword, and, we have great Reafon to believe, died about Twenty-four Hours afterwards. The Soldiers of that Part of the Squadron which arriv'd with us, landed, and encamped this Day.-The Command now devolves on M. de la Jonquiere. The 3d of OSober, Four Veffcls feil'd witljl Stores for Quebec, under Convoy of the Renomaiee, a Frigate 0T2& Guns, and, at the fame Time, a light. Brigantine for France with a Packet. The 9th and 10th employ'd in emjsarking the Troops.. The 1 ith a Flag of Truce arriv'd from Louifbaorgb with Forty French Prifoners. The fame Day in the Afternoon, a Council of War was held^and in the Night the reft of the Troops, and all the Tenf&"weTC embark^L, . The 12th in the Morning, a Signal was made for failing, but the Wind blew too frelh tojget'up their Anchors* This Day they burnt La Parfaite, aPrifce Snow.J^qHn.C^a. rolina, the Antigua Prize, and fonje Fifhing Schodnerv ' The 13 th in the Morning, failM from .ChebuSo, ,v______upwards ~. 50 People from Menis, who are to ferve as Pilots for Annapolis. The 14th in the. Morning, L' Heoreufe, Enterprize, a Briganune, a Dutch Fjiyboat and^be Schooner Margaret parwa with the Fleet, for FcancM the^ Dutch Veffel having '300 Sick Sailors on board. . Wt have now 5 Hof* pital Ships in Compan^, great Numbers�f Sick onboard all the VeffeJs, and the Diftemper Sill jeacreafing. From the Day^they left ^gnce (Junetbe 2jfeb^${.$4 t� the f. Day tteyjkm Chebufiba, they buried between 23 and-4a(S& Men, of which above 1100 died ia Chebudlo, and they have not now above 1000 Soldiers, inc^din^l24lu!e^s^ej^. pabte of beaiiiig" Arms. r ^.^v,- The 15th in die Moraine, we were. Fimrogf Schooner, and left^e^^ra'CeiB the-Flag of Truce, for Louifbourgh. A D V K RT IS i M !. NTS are taken in for this Paper, Lloyd's Coffi t Houst, w Lombard -Sore* ;

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Publication: General Advertiser

Location: London, Middlesex

Issue Date: January 1, 1746