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   General Advertiser (Newspaper) - April 7, 1846, London, Middlesex                                : jSv mb. 357ii M ON DA Y,   April 7,   1746. Dealt A^ril 5. |AME down the Box, Marlhal ; Le- '. gonier, Anguin ; William, Glau-don ; and Carteret, Robinfon, for Jamaica; Peggy and JennjvXony, J for Antigua; and Casfar, Walker, : for Barbadoes. Arrived from the Weftward his Majefty's Ship the Surprize. Put back the Saliibnry, Burrows * and Houghton, Worth, for Eaft India ; and remain with his Majefty's Ships Mil-. ford, Amazon, Scipio, and Ferret Sloop, with the Outward-bound.   Wind S.byW. The Diamond, Alix, from London, is arrived at Barbadoes. The Unity, Read, from Exeter, at Dublin. The Mary, Dunavan, from Cork, at Exeter. LONDON. From the London Gazette. Mantua, March 30', N.S. His Excellency Count Brown having invefted Guaftalla, theBefieged made a Shew as if they were refolved to defend themfelves, and fallied with 400 Men, but were repulfed by Col. Maguire with his Wara'fdins: And Count Brown having prefently after attacked the Head of the Bridge, and carried it with very little Lofs, the White Flag was immediately hung out, and the Garrifon furrendered Prifoners of War^ without waiting for any Difcharge of the Auftrian Cannon.   The Number of Prifoners brdughrhitherfrom thence, amounts, to 1766, amongft whom are General Caraffa, two Colonels, and a great many other wounded Officers.   During the Time of the Attack upon the Bridge, General Na-daftl fell upon 3000 of the Enemy, who were coming up-to'the Succour of the Town, killedjoo of them on the Spot* and totally routed the reft.   The Auftrian Army is in full March.towards Parma, and the Van Guard is but' three Italian Miles from the City.   On Monday laft-Countr Neillon fet out for Vienna, with nine Colours and one? Standard taken at Guaftalla. 'Vienna, April 2. A Coarier is juft arrived from General Brown, with the News that Guaftalla had furrendered, and 2000 Men had been made Prifoners of War, with a Ma-jor-General; while General Nadafti had routed 3000? : Men which were fent to fuccour the Place, and takea federal Prifoners, with a General Officer, and killed above 400 Men, fo that it is thought the Auflrians have above gooo Prifoners. General Bernclan has joined Prince Lichtenftein. Berlin, April 5. It is faid that the heavy Artillery is to. be removed from the Arfenal of this Place, where nothing is.to be left but Field Pieces, and carried to Magdebourg, and other Towns of better Defence. Between fifty and fixty Boats are detained fdrth:s Purpofe. Copenhagen, April 5. A Placard, dated March 18, 1746, under the Seal of the Chamber of finances, isjuft come from .the Pre�% declaring the Royal Refolution to abate the Impontion of One per Cent.- formerly laid upon all Manufactures from hence, for the Encouragement of thofe who can find Means to vend abroad any Goods or Merchandize made in Denmark, excepting only Wrought Silver, which is ftill to pay its peculiar Tax of Six per Cent, upon Exportation. Young Count Danneskiold is appointed Commander in Chief of the three' Ships defigned ior the Mediterranean. Hague, April 12. Accounts from Italy continue-favour-able. Count Brown, after feme advantagious Skirmifhes, has made himfelf Mafter of Guaftalla, and was advanced, according to the frelhefr. Advices, very near Parma. The Spaniards, affemble themfelves between Placentia and Tor-tona, and fecm in a Manner to have broke off all Concert with the French, who are Tetreated into the Genoefe State, and to the very Suburbs of the Capital, Part of them lying'along the Coaft at Pietro di Arena. The French ip this Neighbourhood,.by our laft Adviees, are not yet in Motion. �  Hague, April j 2. We have Advice from-Port L'Orient, . dated the 25th of laft Month, N.S. that upon the 24th, at Eleven o'Clock in the Morning, a dreadful" Fire broke out in three Par:s in the Office cf Stores there, which communicated itfelf to the great Magazine belonging to the French Eaft India Company, and notwithftar.ding all poflible Means were made Ufe of to extinguifh it,^ entirely confumed thefatrre : That fome Quantities of combuftible . Matter;, fuch as Pitch and Tar, Brimftone, Candles, Ro-fin, Aqua Vitae, Sec. had been taken out of it in Time; hot that out .of .50,000 Fire-arms, only between 4 and 500 had been faved : That in the faid Magazine there-were above 3o,oro new Regimentals for Sbidiers, with .  proportionable Quantities of all Sorts of Ammunition; great Quantities, of WooUen Cloth for the Ufe of the pri-. vate Men and Officersyabout 150,000 Pair of Shoes; great Quantities of Teas, Coffee, Spices, Druggs, &c. of the Yv hole of which not one tenth Part hadeicapdd the flames; fo that the Damage amounted to above 4 000,000 Livres : That the Squadrons from Sc-Malo's, Morlaix, Rochefort, Rocheu- and Port-Lo'uis, had been expc&ed at Port L'Orlent fer fome Days before this Fire happened, in order to take in what they wanted, this being the general Magaz'ne ; and that the Office-keepers had been taken into Cuftody, and a very ftrifi Enquiry fit on Foot in order to find out how the Fire began. Hehoetfluys, April 12. The Tra'nfports, with the Dutch Troops from Scotland, arrived this Afternoon at He'voetfluy;,- and are going up to Willemftadt. Dunkeld, March 27. On the News of the Rebels endeai vouring to force the Caftle of Blair, the two Heffian Battalions, that were lefc at Sterling, came forward to Creif on the 1.9th j the 24th the four Battalions at Perth march-* ed, and encamped that Night at Nairn-houfe, about half Way hither. ri he 25th, 6oe-Men marched to this Place, The 26th the reft marched from Nairn* and there are now three Regiments here, and the two from Crief will be encamped this Day at the Bridge of the Tay. Whitehall, vVpril By an Exprefs which arrived this Day at Noon from his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cum.r berland, we have the following Advices. Aberdeen, March 11. The continued ill Weather we have here tor this Month, has raifed the Waters of the Spey fo high, that the Army ftill remains here; but his Royal Highnefs propofes to aaarch as foon as po'flible. The Rebels are endeavouring to embark their Lowlanders, and force them to pafs the Murray Frith into Sutherland. Two hundred of Stoneywood's Men, whom they were at-, tempting to embark atFindern, deferted from them. Several Deferters cdnfirm the Intelligence which had been re-, ceived, that the Rebel Army aie in great Want of Money, having had no Pay for thefe laft ieven Days.. Two Days ago a Party of the Rebels came down to the Earl of Finlater's Houfe at Cullen, with an Order from the Pretender's Son, to burn the Houfe, unlefs his Steward and Tenants immediately paid the Cefs and Levy that they demanded. A Body of the Heffian Troops under the Command of his Serene Highnefs Prince Frederick ofHeffe were at Dunkeld on the 27th Inftant, from whence they were to purfue their March in order to relieve the Caftle of Blair. There are no certain Accounts relating to Fort William. Brejlau, March 30. The King, whofe Attention nothing efcapes, has put the Academy at Lebnitz, for the Exercife of y oung Gentlemen, on fuch a Footing as raifesan Emulation in eve y one to belong to it. Befides a great Num-oer of young Lords and Gentry of the Country, Abun-dance are arrived from Poland and the neighbouring Provinces ; and-it is not doubted but the Peace eftabliihed with theCourt of Vienna will bring others out of theHereditary Dominions of the Emprefs-Queen. On the 27th Inftant the Members of the Academy celebrated their Annual Feaft with a great de�l.of
                            

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