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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - February 27, 1746, London, Middlesex The Generd Advertifer. FRIDAY, February 27, 1746-7'. Deak February 25. AILED his Majefty's Sloop the Swan on aCruize. Remain hisMa-jefty's Ship* Greyhound, Lys, I and JFlamborough, the Hound Sloop, and Duke of Cumberland, Kingfton, and Hardwick Privateers. Wind N.byE. Grave/end, Fib, 25. Pafs'd by the Mercury, Garrafon, from Zurickzee ; Catherine Agatha, Gardner, from Campvcre; Robert and Maaha, Johnfon, from Rotterdam. The Wilhelmina, Rofe, fiom Falmouth ; an^ Harder, Eantra, from Yarmouth, arc arrived at Leghorn. The Middlcham, Welfh, from Koningfburgb, at Bcau^ maurice. Yefterday arrived the Mail from Holland. Genoa, Feb. 7. A Felucca from Marfeilles and a Neapolitan Galliot have brought hither eight French Officers, among whom are a Colonel and two Commifiaries, fent from Toulon with a Million in Specie, and Orders to form .Magazines for 6000 Men, who are expected from France, �with c Engineers and 27 Cannoneers. Order feemingly begins ro arife in the Midft of Confufr n, fincc the Dif-truil of the Populace, which drove them to many Ex-ceflcs, diffipates gradually. The General Quarters conti flues at the Palace at Mari, from whence all Orders are if-fued. The Council is compofed of four Deputy Nobles, two of the chief Citizeii.*, two Merchants, two Deputies from the Corporations of Trades, two Advocates, two At-tornies, two Notaries, and fome Deputies from the Valties of Bifagno and ' olfevcra. Hitherto the Auftrians have made no farther Progrefs, tho' they have attempted it in more than one Place. From Count Brown'1 Camp en the Vara, F-b. 10. The Scarcity of Provifion? and Forage augments daily, and our Horfes arr 3
pleat. The Right Honourable the Houfe of Peers, have ad^ journ'd to Monday next. Yeilerday they began to Pay the King's priva-e Pen: lions and Bounties, at their Office in St. Margaret's,-Lanis, Weftminfler. This Day Lieutenant General Hawley, and feveral other Genera! Officer;, will fet out for F'anders. Yeilerday Morning the Right Hon. the Lord How, fet out for Flanders, Yefterday the Counttfs cf Sandwich, who armed-lately from Holland, fet out f.r the Seat of �er Brother, the Lorci Fane. This Day will be held a Grand Board of the Presidents Governors, Gentlemen, &c. belonging to the Infirmary in St. JamesVStrett, Weftminller, to take into Confederation the Plan for palling dewo one Wing of the faid Infirmary, and making it more Convea:ent for the Reception of In-Patknts. 8 Laft Night the Corpfe of the Youngeft Son of Charle Bertie, Efq; was carried from his Father's Houffe in Abingdon-BuildiDgs, Weltminfter, and interr'd in a Vault in Stepney-Church. t. By the Death of John Warren, F.fq; Apothecary to his Majefty's Perfon^ his Patent Place ot 3Z0L a Year, becomes vacant, and is in the Gift of his Grace the Duke of Grafton, Chamberlain of his Majeliy's Houfhold. On Wednefday Night die^ at his Lodging^ in Lambtth, Evan Rogers, Efq; a Gentleman of conftdeVable Fcrrturie near PreHon in Lancashire. The fame Night died at his Lodgings at Tflington, Mr.. Price who for many Years kept t.ie Crov.n Alehoufe in Prince's-ftreet, Lothbury, where he acquired a good Fortune with Reputation. Yefterday a Fire broke out at a Carpenter's Houfe near Vauxhall, which burnt with great Violence for fome little Time ; but by fpeedy Help, and the Affiftance of an Engine belonging to Mr. Tyer, it was put out, without doing any considerable Damage. On Wednefday Morning feveral diforderly Perfons were put into the Cage at St. George's Church, Southwark ; but one of their Confederates having foon after brought them a Saw, they cut fome of the Bars, and ail made their Efcape. Yefterday 17 Priibners were tried at theOldBai'yi five of whom were calf, for Tranfportation, and 12 Acquitted. The noted Henry Sims, commonly called Young Gentleman-Harry, who was ab ut two Years ago caft for Tranfportation, and brought by Habeas Corpus from Bedford, will be tried this Morning. Hannah Perfect, a Servant at the Dog Tavern on Gar-lick Hill, was tried for the Murder of her Baftard Child, and Acquitted. Extiacl of a Letter from Gofport, Fib. 2], ' On Friday laft, between Six tad Seven o'Clock injhs * Evening, Mr. James Deacon, Son of Mr. Deacon, * Merchant and Mr Alien, both of Portfmoutb, were ' aSfaulted neir the firft Pond without Land-Fort Gates by two Soldiers on tiorfeback, who were afterwarij.- joined 4 by two others on Foot. Mr. Deacon received a violent 4 Blow on his Left Eye, by which be fell from his Horfe; 4 Mr. Allen was dragged f om his lkewife : They were 4 both very much abufed, but, making a refolute Refjf-4 tance, they at length ob i^cd the Villains to make off : 4 One of them was taken on Saturd y and committed by ' the Worfhipful Mr. Chandler, the Major of Pdrtfmomhi 4 to the Town Goal. 4 This Day the Ship's Company belonging to the Rip-4 pon Man of War, is paying on board the laid Ship at, 4 Spithead.' Bank Stock iz3 3 4ths a r 4th. fndia Ditto 174 1 half a 1 4th a 1 half. South Sea Stock toi. Ditto Old Anxuiacs 99 3 4ths a 100. Ditto New 97 1 half a 7 8ths. EankAnnuikies 1746 95 7 Kths a 96 a 5 7 8ths. Ditto 1747 95 5 8i.hs a 7 Sths a 5 .jths a 7 8thj. Three per Cent. Annuities S4 3 4ths aSj 1 4th. Million Bank 103. Equivalent 9S 1 ha!f. Hoyal * (To rar.ee no Pr.ce. London Affurance 10 1 half. Eogluh Copper ditto 5 1. Seven per Cent. Kmperoi'i Loan no Pr;ce. Five per Cent, ditto no Price. Bank Circulation 4 1. 1 - s Prem. India Bonds 373 � 35 s. a 36s. Prem. Three and a half Salt 174^ no Price. Three and a half pef Cent. Exchequer Orlrs no Price. Three p
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