Wednesday, March 23, 1746

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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - March 23, 1746, London, Middlesex tt I i MONDAY, March 23, 1746-7. D^/, March 21. RAILED his Majefty'* Sloop the Shark on a Cruize. Came down the Nancy, Glaft; and Lucre-tia, Robinfon, for Jamaica ; the Neptune, fielgard, for South Carolina ; Frere, Lindfey, for Blrfcadoes; the Eagle, Ball, for Bermudas; Charlton, Mildrum; and Cleve, Rice, for Falmouth; and remain with his Majefty's Ships the Chefter and Prince Edward ; the three Privateers, and the Outward-bound Ships as in my laft. Joft arrived a Man of War from the Wefhvard, Name not known. WindS.W. The Anne and Mary, Faulkner, from Leverpooi, is arrived at Tor tola. MiUuti March 11. The Letters from Genoa of the 4th inform as, that the Revolters are weary of attacking the advanced Parties of our Army, and that they think of nothing at prefent but defending themfelves to the laft Extremity within the Walls of-their Capital. For this Pur-pofe they have refolved to take in all that are well-affected in the fame Caufe, with their Wives.and Children. They no longer depend upon the Succour that was to come to them by Sea, and think only of holding out till the Middle of April, by which Time, they {ay, the French will repafs the Varo in a large Body, and the Neapolitans will march to Panaro : Which muft oblige the Imperialifts to divide their Force?, in order to cover at once the Modeneze and the County of Nizza. � Vienna, March 15. Whatever the Foreign Gazettes have faid of Col. Trenck's .".{Fair, as if it was finifhed, and the Sentence publifiVd, we can now allure the Public, that all thefe Reports are prem tur? Cologne, March 23. The Troops that are to compofe the Allied Army in the Low-Countries, have begun to march out of their Quarters ever fince the 20th Inftant. Thofe that were quarter'd in the Ele&orates of Cologne and Treves, and in the Dutchies of Luxemburgh and Ju-liers, are advancing toward* the Maefe, in order to pafs that River between Venloand Liege. Rome, March 11: A fmall Detachment of Spaniih Troops paffed under the Walls of this City within a few Days pan, on their Way, as we imagine, for Orbitello. Turin, March n. The Englifn Squadron continues cruizing from Villafrancha to Marfeilles, and fome Ships of that Nation are ported before the Port of Genoa. Verona, March 14. Count Matthias-Jofeph de S:hu-lemberg died here laft Night, very mucn regretted. He was b-:.-n in 1668. In 1 702 the King of Poland, Elector of Saxor.y, cr poir.ted him General of his German Troops. He \vr.s ra f^d to the Dignity of a Count of the Empire in 1715, and the r.cx: Year the Republic of Venice daclar'd him Fiel'i-Marfna! General of its Armies. He has left the Count de Oeysnhaufen, Great Huntfrnan of the Electoral': of Fi<incvcr, his Univerfal Heir, that Nobleman befti^ the H'Oeft Son of the Err.prefs Gertrude, his Fourth Sifter. Count Schu!eo:berg, who commands the Auftrian Anov in Italy, h B-other of this Count Oeyenhaufen, who I.as lateiy been declared a Major-General in the Service &f tu-ir Imperial Majelties. Fmm the London Gazette. Geneva, March 14. The Spanifh Troops remain in Provence and Languedoc, and a Party of them, which had been quartered in Savoy, have Orders to march into Provence. The Infant Don Philip and the Duke of Mo-dena are at Montpelier. Copenhagen, March 18. An Ordonnance is juft publifh'd dated the 14th Inftant, which repeals two former Ordon-nances made the 16th of October, and the 15th. of November, 174,", for prohibiting the Exportation of Coin. That Matter is now rtftored to the fame Terms on which it flood the 16th of October, 17^5, and, by Virtue of the faid Ordinance, the Circulating and Exchanging of Bank Bills is to'remain henceforth upon the Footing ef the O&roy and Ordonnance of the 8th of March, 1737. Vienna, M.ircb t8, N.S. Count Schulemberg had, according to the lalt Letters, received rhe Sardinian Artillery from Tortona, but not that from Alexandria. Berlin, March 18. The King of Pruffia arrived here on 'Wednefday laft, and was immediately attended by all the Foreign Minifters, to whom bis Majefty gave Audience j and Yefterday Morning roturn'd to Potzdam. Hambourgh, March 21, N.S. The Prirffian Refident received the DjV before Yeiterday an Eftafette from Zerbft, with News, that the Reigning Prince died there on the 16th Inftant. Rotterdam, March zl, N.S. We Rear, that M. de Clermont Gallerande, at the Head of 1500 Men from the Garrifons of Lo.uvain and Antwerp, went laft Saturday to re-qonnoitre the Out-works of Bergen-op-^oom, and was for fome Time within Cannon-fh-*: of the Place. His Royal Highnefs the Duke paffed thro' tikis Town Yejer-<lay Morning, in his Way to the Hague. Hague, March 28, N S. His Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland rerurn'd hither from Williatnftftdt, where his Royal Highnefs had been-to fee the Difembarkation of the Troops that were arrived from England and Scotland. Whitehall, Manh 21. By Letters from Lfeoteaant-General Sinclair, from Crook-haven, dated the 28th pall, there is an Account, that of the four Tranfports whidrj were feparated from the Fleet, the Mary Gaily was put into Crook-haven, the Adventure into Baltimore, and the Iodaftry into Beer-haven ; and that it was thought the Royal William had been driven more to the Weftward, and taken Shelter in fome Pert betwixt Crook-haven and Gal way. LONDON. A Projeft has been approved of for enlarging the City of Hanover, by building t two hew Streets, confifting of between 5 and 600 Houfes. According to fome Letters from Provence, the County of Nizza, which is quite exhaufted by the War, begins to be depopulated by the Retreat of the Nobility and principal Tradefmen, with their Effects, into Piedmont, or the Iktle Territory of Monaco. The Auftrian Huflars ravage the open Country about Antwerp, Louvain, &c. and are fo expert, that none of the Detachments fent out againft them have yet been able to give them any Diftirfbance. It is thought a Part of Count Brown's Troops will be fent into the Modenefe, in order to make Head againft the Neapolitans, in Cafe they fhould attempt any Diverfion in Favour of the Genoefe. ' The Duke of Wirtembergh and the whole Circle of Suabia feem averfe to vigorous Meafares for the Defence of the Empire, becaufe they are afraid of giving Offence to France, which is not at War with the Empire. This is ailing entirely upon the Plan of the Court of Berlin ; but Count Cobentzel is to make new Efforts to obtain their Re-folutions. ExtraS of a Letter from Geneva, March 1 o. ' Pease is more talked of here than ever. According ' to Advices from Lomhardy, Part of the Genoefe Nobi-' lity feem difpofed, and have even made Propofitions of ' fuomitting to the Imperialifts, by offering to reftore all ' the Pofts they poffeffed before the Revolt; to pay the ' Arrears of the old Contributions, and to indemnity the ' Emprefs from all the Expences and LofTes fhe has fuf-' tained by that Event : The whole is to be regulated by ' the Mediation of his Britannick Majefty. The French", ' according to our laft Advices, have deferred the Siege of ' St. Marguerite, fince it is impoffible to aft againft the ' faid Fort with any Hopes of Succefs, as long as the Eng-' lifh Men of War continue on thofe Coafts, to prevent ' Succours from arriving to die French Troops which may ' be fent to land for that Purpofe, and to cut off their Re- � ' treat, if they fhould find it rcquifite.' The Succefs, Kilby, from London to New England, is taken by a French Privateer; but the Crew efcaped in their Boat, and got fafe into Falmouth. The above People few tWo North Country Veflels, that were bound to Carolina, engaged with a French Privateer. Yefterday the Right Rev. Dr. Seeker, Lord Bifhop of Oxford, preached before his Majefty, their Royal High-nelTes the Prince and Princefs of Wales, and the Princefs Amelia, at the Chapel Royal at St. James's. This Morning Mr. Juftice Wright, and Mr. Juftice Dennifon, fet out to hold the Aiiizes for the Midland Circuit, which begins To-morrow at Northampton. As did alfo Mr. Juftice Fofter, and Mr. Juftice OTfch, to hold the Affizes for the Wcflern Circuit, which begins at Southampton, To-morrow. The Right Hon. the Lords Commimoners of the Trea-fury, have appointed Mr. John Vanderbank, who was Surveyor of the Window Lights upwards of 30 Years, to be Affiftant Surveyor to Mr; Woodward, General Surveyor. Their Lordfhips have likewife been pleas'd to appoint Mr. Ward, one of the Door-keepers of the Houfe of Lords, to be one of the Additional Surveyors of the Windows Lights. r They have alfo been pleafed to appoint Mr. Dowdall, of Ayre-ftreet, to be another of the Additional Surveyors of the Windows Lights. And likewife Mr. Gritton to be additional Surveyor of the Window Lights* for Part of the County of Middlefex, called Staines Divifion. All the Officers in that Branch that had but 40 1. per Ann. Salary, in the Cities of London and Weftminfter.and Bills of Mortality are all order'd to be augmented to 50 I. We hear, that John Bond, Ifq; of Grange in the County of Dorfet, is chofe Recorder for the Borough of Ware-ham n that County in the room of Dennis Bond, Efqj decease id. Some few Days fince the Rev. Mr. Thomas Carte, (Author of the Hiftory of England now publifhing.) was married to a Daughter of ^.oL Brett, a young Lady of Beauty and Fortune. On Thurfday laft, at the Meeting of the I-1 E"�.- .3 of W-�- -r, an eminent Houfe keeper in Piccadilly was very feverely disciplined and kicked out of the Hall, for being too curious, it is faid, in making Memorandums wi.h his Pencil s which, it h thought, will occafion a Hearing m Weftmirrtter Hall. ExtraS of a Letter from Qofport, March tg. ' The Court Martial mentioned in my laft, which be- * gait on Friday, and did not end till Tuefday, was held ' on board the Duke in the Harbour, Capt. Watfon, Pre-' fident, was on a Lieutenant of Marines, a Ship's Lieute- iQ. the Principles of Virtue and true Religion. v-* With Refpeft to fuch Principles it is very certain, that Example has a greater Effeit than Precept i and Hiftory-furnifheth us with an Opportunity to fet before our own Minds, as well as before the: Minds of thofe we haveunder our Care, the Examples of the Worthies that 2xelkad, when we happen not to have an Exajzple among the Living, for infbrcing any Precept we intend to inculcate. This makes the Study of Hifiory more neceflary for the Young People of the preftnt Age, than ever it was in any-former, especially as to thofe Principles that ought to beincak cated with regard to the Publick ; becaufe we have now. exifting fo very few Examples of Steady Virtue and Publick Spirit.--In private Life, and among the Lower Giafif. of People, we may find fome Perfons of Honour, HoaefryV Fidelity and Generofity, whom we may with Confidence recommend as Examples to our Children ; but in Publitk Life, if we recommend any Man as an Example of trut Honour or feady Patriotifm, it is ten to one, but upon the �� next Turn of Affairs, his Example deftroys.the Precept we; defigned to inculcate, and ferves only to make us exclaim, as Brutus did of old, that Virtue is but an empty Dream^ > -a Phantome, that exifts only in the Imagination .'. . Both from the Grecians and Romans we may learn, that an Abhorrence of Vice, and a Love of Virtue, are ftrongly . impreffad upon the tender Minds of Children,, by letting before their Eyes, the Perfons that are, or have been re* markable for either. It is reported of the Grecians, that they ufed to makd their Slaws drunk, and then expofe them to their Children, in order to give the latter an Abhorrence of th&tabomina~ ble Vice.-Happy would it have been for many of out nobU and great Families, had this been the PraQice of their An~ ceforsl-And as to theRomans, Horace has left us uponRe*. coTd, the Method which his Father took to form his Min4 for Virtue. Infuevit Pater cptimus hoc me, Vt fugerem exemplis vitiorum qua que notando. Cum me hortaretur, pare}, frugaliter, atque Viverem uti canttntus eo, quod mi ipfe parajfet: Nonne vides, Albi ut male vivat filius ? atque Barrus inops ? Magnum documentum, ne patriem rftlt Perdere quis velit. A turpi mtretricis amore Cum deterreret, Sedlani dijjimilis Jis. Ne fequerer Moecbas concejfd cum venert uti Pojfem: deprenfi non bell a eftfama Treboni, Auhat. --- 's Cof?i jHovsi, in Lombard-Str�ftV.

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