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   General Advertiser (Newspaper) - April 19, 1846, London, Middlesex                                The General Advertifer. Nvm 8. 3582* SATURDAY,   April 19,   174A. Dealy April jjEMAIN his MajeftyVShips Scipic * and Foy Tender ,* Snapper, Gray, Pamaffus, Johnfbn ; and Clarendon, Comptbnj for Jamaica: Ellen and Agnes, Duncomb* for Guiney; Carteret, Robinfon, for Gibraltar ; Elizabeth, Davert, for Barbadoes; Phoenix, Ellis, for Newfoundland; and Hope, Territer, for Madeira. Wind N.E. Plymouth, April i%. Remain the Shijss, as in my laft. Came in a Boat from Fowey, who fays, that laft Evening Bras taken off that Place a-Snow, by a French Privateer. Pool, April 16. "Sailed the Jane, Shank, to take in Corn at Northam, for Colirain. Came in Richard and Mary, Hamilton, from Sutherland; and Eagle,Wefto*, from Tenby. The Lewis, Willis; and Oporto Factor, Glegg, from Oporto, are arrived at Hull. The St. Paul, Hamilton, from the Orkneys, at ditto. TheManchefter, Cook, from London, atChefter. Yefterday arrived the Mail from Holland. 'Bologna, April 8. Count de Gages hath fent his Artillery, Military Chelt,and heavy Baggage to Genoa. Milan, April 9. The Spaniards left behind them at Pa-via three Pieces of Cannon and Part of their Hofpitals. General Bernclau patted the Po at Cremona the 6th Inff. at Night, and Count Brown the Taro *at Colorno, in order to unite their Forces.  The Prince of Litchtenftein has followed General Bernclau, in order to put himfelf at the Head of the Army on the other Side the Po, which con- | fills of about 40,000 Men, and receives_every Day frefh < Reinforcements.  All the Troops on this Side the Po are \ marching towards that River, having left only about 4000 \ Men in our Citadel, and not more than 1000 in PizSig-hitone. Turin, April 9. A Commiffary is arrived here to fettle the Exchange of the French and SpahlfH Prifoners. We are fending from hence Cannoneers and Miners-ISO ferve in the Siege of Valenxa, which is ready to begin. The Report of pretended Negociations between this Court and the ! Houfe of Bourbon, is a Stratagem only. Vittma, April \ f. Upon Advice of the confiderable Re- j inforcements that the French and Spaniards are fending to ' Italy, the Court has given Orders for five more Regiments I to march thither immediately. Guajhlla, April 9. General Bernclau having joined the Prince of Litchtenftein with his Corps, they immediately marched to Cremona with their united Army, where they pafled.the Po, in order to join General Courit Brown, who h advanced along the Taro in order to facilitate the Junction. Count Gage is advanced towards the fame River, in order to relieve Parma; fo that a Battle is foon expected, which may decide the Fate of Lombardy. We hear from Mantua, that 15 Waggons laden with winded Men have arrived there, bat how they came in that Condition is not known. Frefh Troops arrive daily to reinforce the Army under General Count JJrowit, which.is now thought to be about 50,000 ftrong, and in Expectation of feveral other Regiments from Germany. Mans, April 21. The Enemy began Yefterday to move out of their Frontiers, in order to afferflble a Body, of J$,ooo Men about Maubege, which will he commanded by the Duked'Harcourt, or the Courit-de Clermont-Galle-rande. M. Cellerg, Captain of a free Company in the Service ef the Emprefs-Queen, with 32 Men only has beat a Convoy of French between Conde ar.oVAeth, who had under their Care 22 Waggons loaded with Hay. Half the Waggons he brought off, the rpTt having been abandoned by the Driven, who cut the Traces of their Horfes. The bid Captain alfo took feven Prifoners. Bmgtt, April 23. The French Troops which were quartered during Winter at Dunkirk, Bbuloigne, Calais, Nieuport, Oftena, Sec. are in full March towards Bruflels, having left only fmall Garrifons in the faid Cities.  As the EnjUfh Men of War often give the Alarm at Oftend, by Coming under the Very Cannon of the Place, a new Battery of 36 Poundersis creeled, in order to keep them in Awe. Am*,*, Afrit t^. Field Martha!Count Bathhwi, accompanied by General Molly, fet oat the Morning before for Mechlin. We are affifred that the General Rendezvous of the? Allied Army, which begins to march out of * Quarter*, wllbe about Lier; upon Keffel Heath, between the Great and the Little Nethe. The French Army it likewife affembling between Bruflels and Aloft. G%�, April 22; We are aitured that M. de Laridfber-g*h Minifter from the States General, has frequent Conferences with the Ministers of his Eteftoral Highnefs, in which the Subject treated of is the taking four MuHfcrian Jtttahons, of 800 Men each, into the Pay of their.High Mightineffes. Itipftck, April 18. It is given out, that a new Difference had well nigh happen'd between the Courts of Vienna and Berlin, occafion"d by an Inroad made by a Body of Infurgent?, who had their Winter Quarters upon the Frontiers of S.lefia, into that Province, where they committed great Exceffes ; Means have been found, how-c?.r' l? prevent any ill Conferences from this Affair, wn�ch is chfeflv made nn  an/L the Pruffian Trrtnn*       all LONDON. It is faid that the Government have made fome extraordinary Difcoveries of an Intention of the Court of fiance, by the Help of fome Foreign Defperadoes, to keep up the prefent Rebellion; and have taken fuch Precautions as nraft render the Scheme abortive. Yefterday it was rumour'd, that a Squadron of Men of War, was failed from Brpfl. The Emprefs of Ruffia has not yet declared her Mind, with regard to her Acceffion to the Treaty of Drefden, which has been demanded by the Britifh and Pruffian Minifters. The Troops of this Princefs in and about Livonia, which are all ready for Action, are computed at between 70 or $0;6do Men. .11 A good Uhderftanding is like to be rtftored between the Courts of Peterfburgh and Copenhagen; a Compromife concerning the Dutchy of Slefwick, between the King of Denmark and the Grand Duke of Ruffia, being thought to be juft concluded. On Tuefday laft the Rt. Hon. the Lord Mayor drank to Kenelm Fawkener, Efq; for ; heriffof the City of London and County of Middlefex fb  the Yearenfuing. Yefterday came Advice, that the London, Newham, from Virginia to London, with a valuable Cargoe on hoard, is taken by aSpanifh Privateer, after ah dbftfnate Engagement, in which Capt. Newham was dangeroufly wounded, and is carried into. St. John de Luz. Alfq, that the Elizabeth, Mackrell, from Pool, for Newry, was taken by a French Snow Privateer, on the 15th Inft. off St. Aiban's Head. The following is a Copy of a kind of Manifefto, or Declaration of War, of a Angular Nature. Letter from Ktppoch and Locheil ft Mr. Stewart of Inner' naieil, dated Gltniurt, March to, 1746. SIX, * Yeflernight we received a Letter from Clunie, giving ' an Account of the Sttccefs of the Party fent by his R- ' H--, under the Command of Lord George Murray, ' to Athol; a Copy of which Letter we thought proper ' to fend you inclofedj and as you happen, for th^ prefent, < to lye contiguous to the Campbells, 'tis our fpecial De- < fue, that you inftantly communicate to Airds the Sheriff, c and other leading Men among them, our Sentiments _ � (which, God willing, we are determined to execute) * c by tranfmitting this our Letter, and the inclofed Copy, to any moft convenient to you. * It is.opr Opinion, that of all Men in Scotland, the ' Campbells had the leaft Reafbn of any to engage in the ' prefent fWar againft his R-. H       *s Intereft, cbn- * fiderlng they Jiave always appeared in Oppofition to the * R--I Family fince theReign of James VI. and have ' been guilty of fo many Acls of Rebellion and Barbarity � during that Time, that no injured P-ce but would en-� deavoMir to refeht it, When God was once pleaKd to put �TtheTowerhi Ws Hatids.  Yet his preterit M--y, and ' his R-H       - the P --co R--ti were gra- * cioufly pleafed, by their refpeaivfr Declarations, to � forgive all paft Mifcarriages to the moft virulent and in-1 veterate Enemy, and even bury them in Oblivion, pro-� vided they returned to their Allegiance ; and, tho' they < fhould not appear perfonilly in Arms in Support of the ' R-*-1 Cauie, yet their ftanding Neuter would entitle � them to the good Graces cF their injurM Sovereign. < But, infpightof all the Lenity and Clemency, that a � P--ce could fhew or Promife, theCampbells have openly * appeared, with their wonted Zeal for Rebellion and � UfWrjatton, in a moft effldousMaftrier. Nor could we � ever form a Thought to ourfelves, that any Menr-en- < dowed with Reafbn or Common Senfe, would life their � Fdlow-Creatureswith fitch Inhumahhy and Batbatky as � they do; and of which we've'daily Proofs, by^ their * brfrning of Hbules) ftripping of Women and Children, ' and expofirig them to the open Fields and Severity of the � Weather, burning of Corn, houghiag of Cattle, and � killing of Horfeis: Tc� enumerate the Whole would be < too tedious at this- Time. They mint naturally reflcd,   will -advantage-oufly diftinguifh this Seffion, in the Journals of Parliament ; and the concurrent Zeal, and attive Loyalty, of all his Ma-jefty's Proteftant Subjecls, of all L^wpiwha'tions throughout tbi| Kingdom, prove at once how fenfible and how de-lerving, they are of his Care and Protection. Even thofe deluded People, who fcarcely acknowledge his Government, feem by their Conduct, tacitly to have confefied the Advantages they enjoy under it. At my Return1 to hisfcMajefty's Prefence, I fhall not fail, moft faith* fully to report thefe Truths, iincethe moft faithful, will be at the fame time, the moi favourable Reprefcntation. The Rebellion which rather difturb'd* than endanger'd the King's Government, has besn defeated, tho' not yet totally fupprefs'd ; but as thofe flagitious Parricides, who were abandon'd enough to avow,' and defperate enough to engage in, the Cahfe of Popery and Tyranny, have already been repuls'd and purfued by the Valour and Activity, of his Royal Highnefs the Duke, there is the ftrongelt Reafon to believe that he will foon compleat the Work which he has fo glprioufly begun, andieftor* the Tranquility of the Kingdom. This Attempt therefore, te fhake his Majefty's Throne, will ferve to eftablifh it the more firmly; fince all Europe muft now know the unanimous Zeal and Affection of his Subjects, for the Defence and Support of his Perfon and Government; and thofe Hopes are at laft extinguifh'd with which the Pretender has fo long flatter *df and (ask now appears) deceiv'd himfelf; even the mariner in which he has been affifted by thofe Powers, who encouraged him ' to the Attempt, muft convince him, that he has now been, what he ever will be, only the occafional Tool of their Politicks, not the real Object of their Care. Gentlemen of the Houfe ofComnimt, I have the King's Commands to thank you inhisName, for the Unanimity and Difpatch, with which you have granted theiriecefiary Supplies for the Support of the Sfta-blifhmeht ; you may depend upon their being applied with the utmoft Exactnefs and Frugality. I muft not omit my own Acknowledgments for the particular Confidence yon have placed in me, by leaving to my Care and Management, the great Sum that you voluntarily voted for National Arms, and for the fortifying of the Harbour of Corke ; the confiderable Saving which will appear upon thofe two Articles, as well in the Intereft upon the Loan, as in the Application of the Principal, will, 1 hope, prove that I have been truly fenfible of the Truft re*-poled in Me. The Affiftance which You have given to the Proteftant Charter-Schools, is a moft Prudent, as well as a moft Com' paffionate Charity; and I do very earneftly recommend to Your conftant Protection and Encouragement, that Excellent Institution, by which fuch a confiderable Number of unhappy Children, are Annually refcued from the Mifery that always^ and the Guilt that commonly accompanies un� inftructed Poverty and Idlenefs. M} Lords and Gentlimen, Though Great-Britain has, in the courfeof this Century, been often molefted by Infurrectic*ns at home, and Invai fions from Abroad, this Kingdom has happily, and de-fervedly enjoy'd that uninterrupted Tranquillity, which Trade and Manufactures, Arts and Sciences, require for their Improvement and Perfection. Nature too has bseft f peculiarly favourable to this Country, whofe temperate ? Climate, and fruitful Soil, do invite and would reward Care and Induftry. Let me therefore moft ferioufly recommend to you, in your private as well as in yqur pub-lick Capacities, the utmoft Attention to thofe important Objects, which at once enrich, ftrengthen, and adorn a Nation. They will flourifh wherever they are cultivated, and they are always beft cultivated by the Indulgence, the Encouragement, and above all, by the Example of Perfbns of Superior Rank.   -. , I cannot conclude,without repeating my heaftieft thank* to you for your Kmd Addreffes, in which you exprefs your Approbation of my Conduct. My Duty to the King who wifhes the Intereft and Haroineft of all his Sohiects. eatl'd   

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