General Advertiser, February 23, 1746

General Advertiser

February 23, 1746

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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - February 23, 1746, London, Middlesex �4s- ..t M 6- JSf D A Y, JFEB^^ARy 2^;. ;_r74^7- Itoz/, February 21, �STERDAY after the Poft {ailed tke Raxlfi}% , for Tiirky ; axfi a Dutch Ship this Morning. Remain his- Majefty's Ship the Greyhound, Commodore Mitchell, Framborough, and Lys, Sfcrae- Sloop, arid Duke dfCuin-fceVterid, Kingfttn, and Hard-wick Privateers,; a Butch Ship, ainiaQjafter. WindN.E. LONDON. "The following Irrfcriptiotr cut in Marble has been placed, by trie Genoefe R'evolfers, over the Gate out of which they drove the Auftriatis. D. O. M. Germanica Immanitate Preffus Sab Dues Botta, Populus Genuenfis Nullo, nifi Deo, Duce, Virginifque Mariae Nornine invocato, Die X. Decernbri-s Dtiparre L'aurctai:te Sacrata, Hoftes ab Portas Occidentals Multij lici Propagnacuio Stipatos, Igne, Ferre, Caede Terruit, Vicit, Difpcrfk, Fugavit, Anno Domini 1746. There are Letters from. Madrid which mention, that a Courier has been difpatch'd with all Expedition from the 'Mirriiler of War to the Goverhtor of Barcelona, with Or^ ders for him immediately to march the Troops appointed to reinforce the-Army of DorrPhrlrp Letters from Rome fay, that the Pretender's Court there has been in great Agitation fince the Recent of an Exprefs from his elded Son trt Avignon, which brought the Reasons thatoblig'd him to that Retreat They write from Stockholm, that the Petition of Barpa Bifddenbroek, whofe Father was facrifked to popular R^e-ientmentat the End of the laft War with Ruflia', requeft ing to have=the Scandal taken off his Name, and the Con-fiication of his Efrate,-has been referred to the Examina tion of the Secret Committee of the Dyer, and it is not doubted, but the Tenns-of it will be complied with The famous Martbiooefs de Chatalef, long known and admired for her Writings, has lately been admitted into the Academy of Bologna, with particular Marks of Dif-tinft-ifin This J. 21, N.. S.. Th^Cjueeh ofDenrMrk being fettral M wha aclually co'mrhittedj the Murder Asd-a Reward^of- 301. is alfo' crffer'd by the Friends and Relattonsof the faid-' Verry. A particular Account of this Cataftrophe was mention'd in this-Paper of the-30th paft. On Friday laft the Coroner's Jury, who fat on tue Body of Mr. Stodick (.murder'd about a Fortnight fince by fonje Footmen in Crswn Court, Butcher-Row, near Temple-bar) and had adjourned from Time to Tiljrie, finifhed their Examination; and brought in their VerdTft PFiiful Murder by Perfons unkr.tywn -It cannot be doubted but that every one who knows any cf the Murderers, will readily and chearfully do their uimoft, not to /terete, but from Lombardv. that on the 4th the Auftrians took Pof- I difcover fnch Villains who could wantonly kill a Man that feflion of Pietra Lazerat* towards the Bochetta, and of the Poft of Rqffiglione towards Novi, and that tbey had not made; any forttar Motion, be(ides that of conducting from Campo Fredo fix Pieces of Cannon, defigned for the Attack of the Caftle of Mazone, which the Geaoeie were Mafters of j and that they were waiting for a Reinforce had not injur'd them. On Saturday died at her Houfe in St. James's Square, the Lady Betty Heathcote, Lady to Sir William Heath-cote, Bart, and Sifter to the prefent Earl of Macclesfield. On_ Saturday Night died, at the Lodge at Whitehall, ment of Troops which were coming from Lombardy with I Mr. Thrift, many Years Keeper of the faid Lodge. a Train of Artillery j and that the Genoefe had begun to intrench themfelves at Genoa and S.t. Pierre*d'Arena. There was befides a Body of Troops apon the March from th� County of Nice to reinforce the Auftrians. The Inhabitants of the Valleys of Ponfevera and Bifagno, had offered to fubrrrit themfelves to the Auftrians, op Condition that they fhould notbe deem'd to have been engaged in the RebellioB of Genoa,. a� they were forced to take up Arms, 'Tis added, that the Genofe were refolved to ftand a Siege, and not to furrender, as long as the Auf- Tbe Place is in the Gift of the Duke of Devonshire, Steward of his Majefty's Houfhold. On Saturday laft James Mills and William Gander, two notorious Money_Drcpper.% were committed to New Pri-fon, by Thomas Burdus, Efq; for cheating one James Role of his Money and Apparel, under Pietence of felling him two Gold Rings, which appeared to be only Brafs. The fame Day Jofeph Johnfon w�s committed to the fame Place, by the fame Gendeman, for cheating ore Mrs. Mary Blundell, of 2I. 8 s. 6 d. undex Pretence of procur- trians continued to infill upon their fubmitUng themfelves I ing a Difcharge for Peter Sokier, a Foremaft-man belong to the Mercy of the Emprefs Queen of Hungary. There k a Report, that 4000 of the French Troops, and 2000 Spaniards, were to embark at Antibes, in order to go to the Relief of Genoa. We have Advices from Provence, that Don Philip and the Duke of Modena were; gone to pafs, th�ir Winter at Ghamberry ; that the Spamftr Troops are in March in order to quarter in Savoy and Languedoc; and that Maribal BeUeifle had Orders to quarter his Troops in the Neiehbouihood of the Var, fo as that they might [. be re-^flemoled in a fhort Time. Hague, Feb. 27, N. S. The Letters from Paris men f-tton, that Marftal Belleifle had eftabliftied his Head Quarter at Brignoles, as being the Center of Provence. Two Battalions were pofted at Vence, and Cagne, twelve-Or fifteen at St. Laurent, and the Places adjacent on the Var, and 50 more in other Parts of Provence ; but the greateft Part of them were placed upon the Argens. Some Bat talions were fo go into Dauphire, and the Cavalry to be pofted upon the Rhone. By a Gentleman that landed laft Saturday Night from Holland, we have an Account, that the Dutch Troops were marched from Helvoet and other Places for the Low-Countries. To-morrow the Surgeons and Apothecaries belonging to the Army in Flanders embark for Holland. The Dancan, Murray, from Maryland, bound to New-York, and the Trial Sloop, William Smith, from Mont-41 ferrac for New-York, are both loft on Sandy Hook, on the Coaft of New-Englaod. The Seahorfe, Handlins, from New-York for St. Tho-, mas's, was taken by a Spaoifh Privateer and in Pofleffion of the Epe/eiy nine Days, and afterwards retaken by the ing to his Majeftv's Ship the Eltham, under the Hand of the Secretary to the Admiralty, which was forged. And Yefterday Thomas Allman was committed to the fame Place, by the fame Gentleman, for bnrglarioufly and felonioufly entering the Shop of Mr. John Devall of St. Mary-le-bone, about 12 of the Clock on Saturday Night, where he was found concealed about 2 o'clock in the Morning with feveral Goods upon him. On Friday in the Afternson one George, a Waterman was drowned near Hungerfbrd Stairs, in the fight of 1'eve-ral Perfons ; be fell out of his Boat as he was endeavouring to take up a Hat that he faw in the River. Cbefier CIRCUIT, Ltnt-JJJlxe, 1747. Montgomery, Friday, March 27, at Poole. i-enlighjhirt, Thurfday, April 2, at Wrexham. Flintjhire, Wednefday, April 8, at Flint Che/hire, Tuefday, April 14, at the Cnftle at Chefter. I It is now refolv'd, that only 16,000 Men of Coant|| Dragon Prirateer, and carried, to St. Thomas's; the'Cap-Brown's Atmy" will be left in the Comity of Njee, to guardj | ^a was Wrrifi from whence- he efcaped to St. 'Thomas's the Banks- of the Varoy'a-nd'ob-(erve the1 Motions pf the? French' ; that:tbe reft.of the Auftriahs will: march toafliib in the Reduction of Gsnoa* and the Cavalry will take their Route thro* Pied mora in to the Milanefe. The Reports that the1 Troops of the King of the Two; ccrises Were marching to affiftthe Genoefe, were raifed;. by a Spamifh Officer at Genoa, who pretended to have received Lettfers'with that Information. ExfradJ ef a Letter from , a Mtrtbani in "Jamaica, dated December 15, 1 746. * On ihe 28th of November, Commodore Lee, on tho �* Windward ifland Station, fell in with a Fleet of two. ' Fretich Men of War of 74. and 54 Guns, and 52 Sail * of Merchantmen ; be has taken 14 Merchantmen, and( ' wkh 4-Men of War were left engaged with the French| * Commodore, Dec. 1. but foon two of the Er.g'ifh Men. ' of War gave Chace to'the Frenchman of 54 Gunf, who 1 had1 fr-x MercrramtTrrt-n nnder her Convoy; but upon * their appearing; the French Man of War mad� a Sig- * nal to;het Convoy "rd d$fpeH'hjch they did, leaving * the Frenchftfen of War engaged with the EngUffrmen. ' One of thefe fix is taksn, and brought down by the ' Drake Sfeop, who fays in his Journal, .he believes the ' whole fleet^re. taken or del'troy'd.. Since that, two ' Ndrth^wafdPrivateers are come in, who brought in one ' and ftraBdedranother, and who fay, that in eonewt with ' fome other Privateers they had taken and fent five more * to North America ; fo you have a good Account of 22, ' and we are in full Hopes the Packets, will eo�firro. the * Account in the Frenchman's Journal. Th�re were, � ^-hen they failed from: Ffance, 92 Mercharttraen and Vtwo Frigates, under Convoy of two Men of War. The\gatfs and 40 Merchantmen were left at Maxti- * nico, ihe reft were bound to Hifpaniola.' The Charming Molly, Rebinfon, from Virginia for Barbadoes, was lately taken near that Ifland, by two Men of War. The Lilly, Wallace, from Virginia to Glafgow, mention'd. to be taken by the French, is carried into St. Seba-ftians. We hear that the Lords of the Admiralty having been infbrm'd, that fome French'Men of War are going to the Eaft-IhcTies, have added two Ships-of the Line ef Battle, to the .three that w�re g�ing Convoy with the Eaft-India Ships. AfVwDays fince died at Sligo in Ireland, John Wynne, FJfq;. Lieutenant Colonel of Lord MoKefworth's Dragoons, GtoyeinQr.of Galway, and Member of Parliament for GadUe-fcar ; a Gentleman in the higheft Efteera wiri all that knew him, and who ferv'd with great Reputation in the !at� War in Flaoders. Qn Saturday lad came on a fuither Hearing before the Barons ef the Exchequer, at Serjeants-Inn in Chaacfry-lane, between the ComrnifEoners of the Land Tax for the feyeral Partfties in the City and Liberty of Weftminiter, about .filing, the feveral Quota's more exaQly than they are at p/efent. And after hearing Council on both fides, the Coort was nnanirooufly of Opinion, that as there were Afts-of Parliament fubfifting, it was not in their Power to relieve them ; but if they were aggrieved they muft apply to Parliament for Redrefs. Sir Roger Bradihaigh, Member for Wigan in Lancashire, lies dangeroufl/ ill, at his Lodgings in St. James's-ftxeet. Yefterday feveral Perfons Town from Scotland, who are to be Witneffes in the Trial �f th* Lord Lovat. Tros Tyriufque mi hi nullo difcrimine agttur. Vi rc. SIR, T does not become a private Perfon to conjecture, "much lefs to dictate, what fort of Law ought to pafs. with, refpedt to the Northern Part of this Kingdom, which, without doubt, will be of fuch a Nature, as tends"to the effeSual Introduction and E ftablifhment of Order and regular Government in that Part of the Ifland, and of courie to theBenefit of the whole Nation. Were Reafons of Policy out of the Cafe, mere JufHce and Compaflion would difpole every Britijh Heart (fenfible of the Excellence of wife and equal Laws above arbitrary Will and brutifhTyranny) earneftly to wifh, thatall Slavish Tenures were totally abolifh'd, as being equally unbecoming a Free State and perni 'ous to the PuWiek; and therefore wifely and happily taken away in England. If tkefe Dependencies remain, 'tis .of little .Canfequence what other Laws are enafbed about Jurifdi&ions, Sc. For while an infolent, haughty Superior retains foil Power to Starve his poor Vaftals, It can never deftroy that unconstitutional and dangerous Influence, to fay ONLY that he {hall not bang them. Let thefe unhappy, mifguided Wretches, now our Countrymen, once tafte the Sweets of Legal-Liberty and real Property ; let them b& tried in Criminal Cafes, as their FvgHJh Fellow-Subjects are, by Juries, and enjoy thofe Laws which are fo fair and beneficial to the Subject here ; and1 then inftead of Danger and Trouble from that unruly, diftant Quarter, the whole Nation will certainly rational Satisfaction, both Strength and receive, Profit. with lam, 1 /?, Humble A S/rvaut, Briton. I R E , A N O. Cork, Feb. 13. On Friday lafl Robert Hbare, Son of Robert Hoare, Efq; of this Cuy, was married" to Mils Lombard, Daughter of James Lornba^ Efq; a young Lady of Beauty and Fortune. The feme Warning "died William Penn, Efq; Grandfon to William Penn, Efq; original Proprietor of Penfylvania, and from whom that Province fkfltderived its N�8e. c The Tranfports continue ftrfl at Cove, by contrary Wjnds. Dublin, Feb. 7. I.aft Wednefday the Rev. John Pellirler D.D. wasfworrji Vice ProVoft of Trmtv-Colfege in the Room of tbtr*Ra�ifcory'Clarke; D,c. ;