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   General Advertiser (Newspaper) - March 14, 1846, London, Middlesex                                The General Advertifer. No ji a. 3551, F R I DA Y,   March 14,   1745-6. Deal, March 12. 1 JAIL'I) laft Night the Green-Caftle, * Emerton, for Antigua ; the Scipio, Tobin, for Nevis; Alhted, Pringle, �for St. Kitts, with feveral others; s bat the Wind blowing hard could not get their Names. Remain his Majefty's Ship Eagle, Commodore Mitchell; with the Prince _ George, Mann, for Antigua; the Loyal Catherine!, White, for Carolina. The Ships from Virginia are all failed for the River this Morning. Yefterday a fmall Veffel came out of Ramfgate Pier, and ihe founder'd laft Night in the Downs.  Wind-E S.E. The Anne and Samuel, Hamond, from New-England, is arrived at St. Kitts.- The' Willet, Griffith, from London^at ditto. TheKingfton, Chefholme, from Glafgow and Cork, at ditto. ^ ' LONDON. Letter from en Board the Pearl, Capt. Campion, dated Mabon, Jan..zbi- The following Lines are an Account of our Cruize, ' fince we left Lifbon. We cruifed off the Rocks ten Day s � for the Snow, and then bore away for Cape St. Vincent, * where we found her. We then ttretch'd over for Cape � Canton in Barbary, and from thence to the Weltward, ' where we met the old blowing Weather, and great Sea ; * the Man at the Mail Head cried a Sail, which gaye every ' Body great Spirits\ we made Sail and gave her Chace, * but were foon obliged to flacken Sail, on Account of our ' � Ship grdwing fo leaky.  Our Captain, Lieutenant M,af- * ter and Carpenter all got down and ftopp'd the Leak, and *. we made Sail again, our Captain declaring we mould go * to the Bottom, or fee what 4he was made of.,.,-- -.   " � We hoifted Englifh Colours and mPHfcifted Dutch,- at. 4 this Time, Ihe was on one Tack, and we on the other : * We foon got in her Wake, fo put about and came up * with her hand-going. . We then hoifted our Colours * again and Jhe hoifted Dutch ; then we fired a Gun to * bring her.-to; ihe bawled dowhthe Dutch Colours and * hoiftedPorlHg4e*&;and fir-d a Shot to Windward.1. It * being dufkifh wf took the Colours to be Spanifh, and our Men hungry: for a Fight, fir*d fix or feven Guns at �. her; ihe then cried out ihe was a Pertugueze Man of * War, however /it being late, and, the Sea running ' very high, we obliged her to keep under our Lee till * Morning, when we lent our Boat on board, and found her to be a Bra^lMaii; bound to Lifbon. ' WeToon after brought: to a Brig bound, to Dublin, the * Captain of which irifoWd us of a 32 Gun Ship ready * to fail'frbm^es:t^Baenps Ayres; upon which we flood ' to the Bay*,! ^wgj^nie her but, where we craiz'd fbm � Days, when,labdutNooni two Days before Chriftmas-' Day,,we*fei�4i4 large Ship as if coming out of Cales, ' and foon after three; more j we bore down upon them .till-wedifcoyeriaihey were top large for us. They gave % ,us^ Chace,"juid, a Gun to Leeward under fcnglifh � Colours. They chaced us all Night, -and for fbrne Time were'wi^frvGun-ihbt, butthe Pearl going like an * Englifh Fox-hunter, beat them all, and the Sandwich ; too; fo that at eigfit in the Morning,we could fee nei-' ther them or the Sandwich, nor ever heard of,them -fmce.  * "�We got, about 96'Clock in the Mprning.'into the Gut ' of Gibraltar, whae^ve lay to for the Snow; the Spa-' niards feeing, u|'|ent but riine Privateers, Ifuppofe, to * bring us in,, we'ftilllay to, till we .thought we could cut ' fome of. them off from the Shore ; we got under Sail in * a Minute, and made after them, which, when they faw, * they made faif and row'd into Shore. At Night we *vjnade fail with as fine a Gale as ever blew for Leghorn, < which continued tilj we got about 30 Leagues Higher * than Minorca,, where the windcamequite contrary and ' blew very hard. Wfe faw a Snip the laft Day of the '-bid Year, to Which we gave Chace,; brought her too, and * found her to be a Dutchman bound to Marfeilles from * Smyrna; laden with' Oil. The Wind'being contrary, ' and we as leaky as ever by chafing him, it was agreed * to' bring him into Mahon, which we did, and have * made a Prize 'of him, notwithftanding: the following ' Affair, viz. ' Ne\y-Year's Day in the Morning, we faw wo Sail '. fleering as we did, which made us think them Englifh ' Cruifers; but at nine, o'clock, the largeft Ship came  up with us, which proved tb be a French Man of War '� of 50 Guns, hoifted Jack, Ancient and Penanr, and  gave us three or four Guns; we got.ready, hoifted our ' Colours, and fough^^s Englifhmen ought to dp, till  half an Hour after'twelve, when he thought proper to  was elected the^ other Vice-Prefident, in U e Room of Fotherley Baker, Efq; who refigned; and Peter Ducane, Efq; Treafurer, in 'the Room cf Jqfepk Favr-thorp, Efq; wB> lfkewiie refigned. *"    f. = The Amaryllis, Doyle, bound from Madeira to St. Kitts, is taken by the French, and carried into Mardnicf. Yefterday died at his Houfe near St. Margaret's-Hlll in the Borough Mr. Adams, an eminent and wealthy Diftil-ler; his Death was occafion'd by breaking his Leg a few Days ago, which turn'd to a Mortification. He is much regretted for his Charity,' Sincerity and Honefly,- On Wednefday laft died of the Gout in his Stomach. Mr. Wright, an emineht Worfted Dyer, greatly efteem'i by his Acquaintance. 1 On Wednefday laft died Capt. Lemar, an old Officer, and formerly Agent to feveral Regiments. ' Thefame\Day died at her Lodgings in Broad-Itreet, Soho, Mrs. Jane Cafwall, a Widow Lady of cbnfidejajblj; Fortune, in the 84th Year of her Age. Yjfterday one William Mofes Pifa was committted to Newgate by Mr.. Alderman Bernard and :� r. Alderman Winterbottom, for {tabbing Anne his Wife, who was Servant to Mr. Walker in Gra:echurch-ftr�et, at her faid Mafter's Houfe, Yefterday Morning, about Six o'Clpck, whereby her Life is defpair'd of,--They weut to Bed together the^Nu^^ej^re good Frlendfhip, and Yefter3ay"M^rning*fhewas awakened by her Hufband faw-ipgat her Throat, and attempting tp cut it, upon which fhe cried out. Murder, but he immediately laid violent Hands upon her, and gave her three mortal Wounds, one in each Breaft, and one in her Stomach, and cut and mangled her in feveral Parts of her Body, in a moft inhuman and cruel manner; and afterwards ftabbed, himfelf ^in two Places, fo that 'tia apprehended neither of them can recover. -Yefterday a.Hackney Coachman,.who bad infultfcd a GSntleman, and Ifis Lady (tho1 big-with Child) in a very audacioas Manner, was brought before Sir Thomas De Veil, and by him convicted in the Penalty of Twenty Shillings to the Poor of the Parifh where the Offence was committed, purfuant to the Statute in that Cafe made and provided. "HIS is a 5 B I JR. TH I AC K. DA Y at the High Water at London-Bridge, this Day at 59 Minutep after 3. , Bank-Stock (but.  Permits 16 Prem.   India Ditto 156 $4thsat57 1 half.   South Sea Stock 90 3 4thsa9i. Ditto Old Annuities 94 1 4th a. 95 a 94 1 half. Ditto New 92 1 half a 1 4th.  TI�reeper Cent. Annuities 75. We hear^hat fome^Slnps bound tp Xondon failed &o^^B^^fp^f^ 7;. Millipn Bank 11 o. Equivalent 95. Royal AfTurance 77/ Lpridpn Afiurance 9 3 4ths. Englifh
                            

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