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   General Advertiser (Newspaper) - March 31, 1846, London, Middlesex                                M. O N D A Yv  Marc h Ji    i 746.' Wind Eaft. Veal, March 29. (^JL'D Yeftejday Afternoon the iDiitcli Man of War to the' Weft-, ward ; and this Morning bis Maje-. ity's Ships Heftor, FJy> and Hornet; ;the Eaft-India Ship.% and all the Outward-bound to the Weft ward ; .and his Majcfty.Y Ships Scipiqand , Otter.  Came down arid fail'd the �Wjumckj Miiher, fox �aft:India. *1 The Friendftrip, Franklin, from London, is arrived at Madeiia./ The Mary, Grant, from Exeter, at Figura., The Pretty Betfey, James, from Madeira, at St. Ives.; The Humble Servant, Divell, from Oporto, at Portf-Irtouth. The Two Brothers, Lewis, from Hamburgh, in the River. LONDON., We hear that his Royal Hijghnefsjthe Duke of Cumberland has made a Prefenjt of Five Guineas to every Subaltern Officer in his Army, on Account of thejr extraordinary Expences, We are affured, that there has beeti no Advice from the Duke, of any A&ion in Scotland; therefore the Stories which were fo current laft Week, nuift have been propagated by thofe only who wi&'d them true. ^ The Sight Hon. the Lords of, the, Admirajty have ap-pointedCapt. Renton- to be Commander of the Elizabeth, a 70 Guji Ship, now fitting out at Plymouth. Their Lopduijps haves alfo appointed Capi." Benfon to be Commander of the Lancajfeer, a cb Qun Ship, which will be honch'd the next Spring Tides at Woolwich. On Saturday Morning General Skelton fet out for Scotland. The Ships which are now fittog oat, to gg upon the Difcovery of the North-Weft Paffage, are calrd the Dobb> Gaily, and the California; and wehW, that they will be | ready to fail in 20 Days ; and alfo, that in cafe they findf the Paffa2e,.the Sailor are to have a conGderable Reward, ? ever and above their Wages out of the to.poa 1. given- by i Parliament. | The Good Intent, Gifcfon, of Whitehaven, is. arrived ? in the River j me was taken off the Land s-End by.the| Hermtone Privateer of Nantzi {fqrmerly the Bacchus ef'-j Loadon) but was ranfom'd for 190 1."    r    ji At the- Court Martial for the T>ial of y^eA^miral" Leftock, on Monday laft Capt. Harry Pawiett, Commander of the Oxford!, at th& Engagement *in the' Mediterranean, was iCrofs-exammM by Mr. Leftock, which lafted; feven Hours $ on Tuesday Mr. Mountrpw, l^rd Lie^ite-f nantof the Buckingham j on Wednefday.Capt. Montagu,;, then Second Lieutenant of the Buckingham; and on Thurf-f day Lieut. Hughes of the Dunkirk, and Lieutenant Wil4 fon, weje ^xamm'd.fbr ^tne CroHwi:; andjjien the Court adjourn'd till 90'Gk>ck,this Morning.' '       ,j On Wednefiky-laft the Lord Biihop-of Lincoln prefentedij theKev. Mr. Stephen Sloper to the Re&ory of Righton:; inLeicefterftiire, vbidjhy. the DeaBi of1 the Reverend Mr.jj Jackfon,. "* ' ; An Addrefs of ,the Captain General and Governor in f Chief of the Leeward Iflands, the Lieutenant General of) the Leeward Iflands, .and'the Council ahd Afietnbly of $ti Chriftophers, having been tra^mittexf.to^his- Grace the? Duke of Newcaftle, has: by him been preTented to his Ma-f , jelly ; which was received very gracioufly. f Yefterday Morning early the Lady of Sir William San-^ derfon, Bart, wasfafely deliver'd of a Son, at his Houfef in Dean-ftreer,-Soho. | On Saturday Jaft died, at her Houfe in Redcrofs-ftreeU 'Southwark,- Mrs. Lacey,, Relic\ of Robert Lacey,.-Efqtf formerly, a very qonjiderable Sugar Baker,, and vone t>f thef Juftices of the Peace for the Borough�aad High$he�ifTfpii the County ofKent in 1742.     ' *    * On Saturday Jaft,, about tz q'Clock, a Man meanlyf drefi'd threw himfelf over the Rails at, London Brragej fell upon the Sterlings, and daftt'd bis Brains out; he left a Paper on the Rails, on which was wrote thefe Words,! I have nswput an End to. amiferable �ife. i From the London Gazette. \ At the Court at Si. James's, the.^7thbf Dayof March] 1746, (, P RE S E'^N.T, I Tlrt King's moftexcoUent Maicltyin Council. .  . 1 His Majefty in Council yva�:this Day plcafed to appoin Lancelot Allgood, of Hexham/ Eftj^ to Be Sheriff of th County cf Northumberland.. ' . ".- \ Venice,. March 18, /v*.S. From Mantu^ we h�ve an Acj count, that moft of* the Troops detached from die~B;h*m(| ^ere arrived, aud that both Cavalry and Infantry are ver^ complete, and in every Refpeft in good Order, notwithl Sanding the terrible Fatigues they have undergone.. Gej neral Brown hasande* his Command, including the Hu4 %s, and the Corps late commanded by General Pallavit dni, at lea ft 18,000 Itfeij, bc^dee the Garrilbns in Cremoi "a and Pizzighitone, Sec., The Remainder of the Trpopl which are to come from the Rhine will join him by this �23d of next Month, but k will be fome Time beflre tbh I 16 Battalions that are to come from Bohemia can be heri I Jen thoufand Men are pofted behind 'the Secchia. Tlf 1 Remainder under theCoamjand of General Berriclau, foriji a Cordon along the Po, and reach as far as Crerhpna, �ne Eoemy haw ftill large Detachment* in Guaftalla and ^egjsb. They ac fending aifcuy from Milaa t5x�t Train of Artillery, confifting of One hundred anci two Pieces of Cannon, and Twenty-four. Mortars. The, heavy Pieces go to Pa via, and foine finaller Pieces Edwards Lodi. Jit was given tfut; they intendedWarrackHPiizighitone, out their JDifpofition feems to prove the contrary. An Account ^caihe Tefterday "frtini Vtfona,�'that^a^Kjdy of Nadafti's Huffars had paffed th3 Po at Caftd M'aggiore, and attacked fome advanced Polls in the Pannefau, and made fome Prilbhers:/';     : ' " '    :     �     { : -;    - "�� � Aberdeen, March 21. Nothing has happened iince the 19th, except that a Detachment of Kingll6ne*s Horfe had purfued a Parry of the Rebels, who had ^ventured to advance to Keith; i>ut they fled with fuch Precipitation, thax there was no comin'glip' With them. Mhiird!ty-60cf, Marib 29. The St. Michael, a Privateer of* i 8 Giuni,.and 160 Men, taken by Vice-Admiral Martin's Squadron, is fent into Plymouth, and brings Adyice+ that the Falcon Sloopi -which- was fome Time ago taken by theTPferitfiij'"land converted into a Piivateer, -is- retaken ; andthatTvhen they left the Vice-Admiral on the 24th Iaftant, he was in chafe of a French Man of War; To the King's moft excellent Majefty, The humble Addrefs of the Commiffion of the General Affembly of the Church of Scotland, met at Edinburgh the 13 th of March, 1^45. Mq/i Gracious Sovereign, �T7"E your Majefty vs moft dutiful and loyal Subjects, the Minifters and Elders of the Church of Scotland, humbly beg Leave to take the Opportunity of this ottr J Quarterly Meeting, to exprefs our moft;grateful Acknowledgments to your Majefty; for your paternal Care of thjs Part of your Dominions, in fending his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland, to command your Army againft the Enemies of your M?jefty's Government/ and of our Happ.ine-fs; a Bleffing received with no lefs Joy than it had been earneftly wiihed for, by your faithful Subjects in this Country. The' immediate and fenfible'Relief which the Prefence of fo brave a Prince, hath given to all Parts of this diftreffed Country, through which he hath paffed, tarinot but difpofe us moft heartily to congratulate j*our Majfefty on the Succefs of your Arms under hisi Command, in driving thefe audacious Rebels to the rembter Pafts of thelfland. It gives us indetdj the greateft Concern that thefe obftitiately wicked Men have beeta able to draw out their defperate Undertaking to fo great a Length f but we humbly truft in our gracious God that he will in due Time perfect - out' Delit-erance by the- fame glorious Inftrument that h'ath fo Jiipptly'begun it. W> moft. juftly acknowledge it as one* of the 'many Bleffings vte'etijoy by ycJur Royal Family", that it hath produced art illuftridus.ydung Hei-o, whb hdth fet out fo early and with fo great Succels in the Paths of Honour; a Herb f-remarkably diftingVafhed with all thofe united Qualities of Wifdom, Bravery, and Humanity which are the Fruits of a happjr Genius, improved by the beft Education, .under your Majefty's Eye, and which lit him,to be an able Commander qf the; Briafti Forced, 'and' in that Chara&er a glorious Supporter of our Liberties, and of the Pwrteftant fetereft a* Home and Abroad. That G.bd may multiply his beft Bleffings on you. Ma- your Arms With Soeeefs j that all Remains of a moft unreafonable Enmity to your Royal Perfon and Govern-' -meat may'at length be intirely fubdned j and that,'afte,r' a long and happy Reign upon Earth, hath introduced you; totheT^offeffioh'of an immortal Crown, Britain-may be blelTed vvjclna perpetual Race of Proteftant Princes of- your moft aQgttft Houfe, who .(hall have the Glory of ruling over a free and happy. People, and of maintaining the Rights of Mankirid'agjunlt Tyranny and ktwlefs Power.^-^Thefe] are^^the'eai^^Tra^ersof,'' : ' - .jMay, it pleafe your Majefty, Yotor Majefty's moft faithful, moft obedient, arid moft loyal ' -Snbjefts. � Signed in our Name, in our Prefence, and at our Appointment, by William Wishart, Moderator.  � i Unto, the King's moft Excellency Majefty, The humble Addrefs of the Nobility and Gentry of th - Coanty of Aberdeen, met at Aberdeen the Eighth Da of..March, One thoufand feven Hundred and forty fi. Years, May it pleafe your Majejly, \ 'VT'ir^E'tfte Nobility and'Gentry of the County of Aberl , \\, deeri, met as above, "being now relieved from thi 'OppreHio'n of the'Rebc?} Army, beg leave to embrace thi firft Opportunity we have had fince'the Comrheilcement o: this prefent Rebellion of meeting"together, to teftify bu ' unfeigned Zeal for your Majefty, and Gratitude'to you illuftrious family, whofe Acceflion has added Strength ant yjgpur to our happy Conftitution.      -, f* We can't but with the utmoft Indignition, behold this" Conftjmtion, the .Worjc of Ages,..the Price of fo mucl Blood, and 'the Crown of our gradous .Sovereign, undejr ' whofe GovWhmjent we enjoy all the Bleffings of afrefe People, attacked by a bold and lawtefs Invader arrogantly pretending a divine Right 1 ,        I . None, great Sir, fo truly tafte the Sweets of Liberty, as thofe who from the continued-juftke aud Mijdnefs of your Majefty's Government, "were faddenly overpower'^ andfeverely extrcifcd' with exofoi^u'fEx^dre and-French ..Tyranny,.       ' ;     '  .   ' �   ' When we fee our Sovereign's Sonr rhe Hope of the-Allies, and the Dread ;of the Enemies of Great-Britain, at the Head of an Anay compofed af tfee beft Bleod in the Nation/ advanced thus far for our Deliverance, thro', the Fatigues of a Winter Campaign, whocan find- Words to exprefs.Sentimeatsadsquate to the State of our Minds at fuch a Juncture.  , Permit us then to aflure your Majefty that our Lives and Fortunes Jhall be now and eva moftejiearfully einplo>^d in Support of the Proteftant Succefliqa and Liberty of pur pur our il- Country, infeparably annexed.ta.theJ?zo(jpeuty of j'wur n-tuftrious Houfe, and had we beenjpr^perly rarmgd at.the, Beginning of this Rebellion, out fteady and refolute Behaviour would ha vie' eftaced ,any. Impreffiprts againft the County in general, the Crimes.of. "a few Eluded Meg might have- raifed in-your, Majefty's Breaft*...      , v " May thatProviience which has formed your Majefty and Family, for tht' Support of true Religkm and~ Li^srty> grant you along and glorious Rejgn,?an4 tlut       ?oftV rity may continue tolajeft' Times ^o bp the Guardians of � the Liberties of Europe, to reign over the. People,. ,ssd This Address, whereof the Principal is fubferibed by �the Nobility arid Gentry, and receded in ihe Pub-lick Record:pf the County, is figned in thei/NaWi and by their. Appoinrment, ,by Sir Arthur Forbe^ Bart. Praefes to the faid Meeting. -Arthur Forbes. An Addrefs of the Principal and Mafters of the Univer* fity, and "King's College of Aberdeen,'has been alfo prd-fented to his Mfjefty, and Was moft gracioufly received.. To the Author of the General Advertiser. SIR, L:ndjft, March 29, 1746* SE V E R A L of your Subfcribersand others think the Letters publifhcd in your. Paper the 2ill and 26th of February, in the Name of a Merchant very well intended, and wrot^by a zealous Friend to our prefeut happy Confti-tution ; particularly the latter Part of the laft Letter, beginning with, the Words,-h tfay-npt be proper here to jfr-large, and ending with the Words be forced into a precarious Jbamtful Peace, we are of Opinion may be very ufe-1 ful to the common Caufeof Curopet\f attended to; therefore your reprinting it, will oblige many of your Readers* and particularly^ . f... SIR, Tour mojl bumble Servants, > A. B-C. D. E, .cifc^.. ' It may not be proper here to enlarge upon the various � Merhdds-inat may^be purfued by his Majefty, to "diftreft �� the Frwrfrmofttiffeftually in profecuting the War j but � it feems moft natural, ajid with J^ft Expence to,employ � Foreign Troops on the Continent; an�, as few T|oop9 * as may be^from Britain,, except Horfe.and Dragoons, if ' wanted j and-to-referve our Bri/sJfTooifor JExpeditibns * by Sea, to make Acquifitjonstih///�fm  . .  vns v^hick " we^aririoi'take;'. force them to detach Trbops from fAitr-� ders to protect their Coaft, and when 'any Number of ' Forces approach ours, then reimhark them and land ' them in fome diftant Place, and thus harrafstheir Troops, * keep their labouring Men idle by perpetual-Alarms, and * revenge the-Infqlts done us. By fuch Conduct we mult � ruin tkeir Trade ^flfec^uaJly* aiour.Fleets would fwarmt * npoa their Coafts,! and 6ur Brivateers would join an pil- * lagfng their Towns,, which would make them draw off * 40 ore 0,000 Men from Flanderr to join their Miliria on t# ' thr Coaft, and be of jnore Diflervice to them than ' 50,000. Men fent. to Fkutden, JThe. Remainder of our ' Troops (afterJeaving,a fofficient Number to guard our � own Coaft) may be jent Upon Expeditions to rfmeriia j * we may> at.the fame Time, put Arms into the Hands1 of � Frw^Proteftarits^oin. whom,we may4^ppe forAffiftahce^ r"as'ouTtnvlfionsaoliSuece6tend.to.reftore them to their � Liberties, in preferving of whi^h, the Nation, of the � Franks west formerly/amousiT-T^)Cxonduft would^be ' meritorious ; whereas the French Invafions are defigned � to intail Slavery-, and reduce us to their own abjeft State. * In thefe'Escpeditions moft of our Money would cututattf 1 .at horns,: and by a&ing yigQroufly at Sea, our Trade and   we, f may linger for* feme Years, run daily more in Debt, lofc * our Allies, and after all, be forced into a precariplis* � flrameful Peace.. B   A   X :M '.^-. T       > Mary Orton, of Glafs-houfe Street/in theTarifti of St, James's;-Weftminfter, Linnen^draper. . .Abraham Beeby.-nqw-or late pfRickerby, in the Connry'. of Cumberland, Grocer. KenderMafon, of Bread-ftreet, London, Merchant Matthew Kitchen, of Howdeq, in the County ojf York, Draper and Chapman. .''''/�.; 1 High Water at London-Bridge, thh Day at j�MSnut� after 5. ~4   

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