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   General Advertiser (Newspaper) - April 22, 1846, London, Middlesex                                The General Advertifer. Numb. 3584. Dealt April 20. EMAIN in the Downs his Majefty's Ship the Scipio ; the Antilope, Heyfham, for New-York; Ellen and Agnes, Duncomb, for Guiney; Carteret, Robinfon, for Gibraltar j and Hope, Ferritor, for Madeira. Wind S.W. The William and Betty, Bibby, from Maryland, is arrived at Leverpool. The New Ipfwich, Hays, from London, at Antigua. The King George, Collhare, from Antigua, at Falmouth. Yefterday arrived the Mail from Holland. Peter/burgh, March 29. The Troops which the Em-prefs had caufed to be affembled about Smolenfko are actually eroding the Palatinates of Ploflt and Witeflc, in order to take the ikorteft Way into Livonia, where they are expected by the Middle of May. The Fleet oi 24 Men cf War, with alltheGalliesand Half-Gallies, which are fitting out with Expedition by her Majefty's Orders to be ready to fail at the lame Time, with Part of the Troops now in Livonia. Naples, Jpril 6. Not only the Troops which were to be embarked for Lombardy continue here, but thofe which were marching thither by Land have been recalled, and all thofe that were in Calabria, to flop the Progrefs of the Plague, are ordered hither. The Duke of Beretta, who is entrufted with the Transportation of Provifions for the Spanifh and Neapolitan Troops, has hired all the Veffels in this Port and thofe in Caftelmare and Sorrento, which are to go and load with the Corn, which has been getting together at Apuglia. Leghorn, Jpril 8. Two Englifh Men of War, one of 20 and the other of 16 Guns, arrived here the 4th, and will fail immediately to cruize in the Genoefe Seas, where they will be of more Service thin large Ships, which cannot get in near enough to the Coafts to impede the Tranf-ports from France and Spain. The Regency ot Florence have ordered away Signor Auguftin Viale, the Genoefe Minifter, in Return for the Affront of fending Home the Tufcan Minifter from Genoa. He had only three Days allowed him at firft for his Departure, but being ill, has procured a Prolongation of the Time for a Week. Lodi, Jpril 12. The Enemy preferve their Bridge oyer thePoatPlacentia, and keep a large Detachment, which is relieved every Morning, in the Work that covers it. Tho' we do not believe they have any Thoughts of crofling that River again foon, the Prince of Litchtenftein has left a fufficknt Party at Codogno toreftrain the Excursions they might otherwife make, under Favour of this Poft. Mantua, Jpril 1$. We look upon it that the heavy Artillery will arrive as this Day before Parma, and that To-msrrow our Troops will begin to batter that City. General Baron Roth, who had the Direction of the Siege of Guaftalla, commands in this likewife. We do not know exaftly the Strength of the Garrifon, but the Marquis de Caftellar is certainly the Corrimandant. The Infant Con Philip and the"Duke of Modena are retired into die State of Genoa. Ber/ello, Jpril 11. The Auftrian and Spanifh. Armies are t&ually in Sight of each other, being feparated only by the Taro, the Waters of which are fwelled to a very great Height. The Auftrians having been reinforced by the Corps of the Prince of Litchtenftein and General Bernclau, confifbof above 33,000 Men; but Count de Gages has only 30,000. iurin, Jpril 12. According to fome Advices, Count de Gages, being fenfible of the Impoffibility of relieving frrma, is preparing to retire thro' the States of Lucca an f Salm, General of Artillery, and Count Leopold Daun, Lieutenant Field-Marfhal, have been nominated to ferve wider his Highnefs. Baron Trenck, who is ftill here, will fct out immediately for the Low-Countries, as will feveral other Generals for Italy. The frefli Body of Regular Troops, ordered for the laft mentioned Country, have been fome Days in ml! March,, .and fo is likewife the additional Corps of Croats and Warafdlas. Drefden, Jpril 16. Signor Sorbelloni, who has been here fix or feven Years as Papal Nuntio, is going in the pie Qualitv to Vienna. The States of the Ele&orate have railed the Million of Crowns which we are to pay to the King of Pruffia. Nothing is-yet decided with regard to the iVjarch of our Troops, and we wait for the next Couriers from London and the Hague, to know if they Will march at all. Pirn, April 22. M. Gilles, Minifter Extraordinary �d Minifter Plenipotentiary from the States-General, arrived here the 18th in the Evening. On the 20th he went to Verfailles, and had a Confe ence with the Minifters; and oa the 2 5th, he will have his firft Audience of the �jng. It is thought, th3t he and Count Waffanaer will follow the King into Flanders. We hear, it was refolved, ,na Council neld theoth Inftant, to maintain the Republic of Genoa in their Pofltffion of the Hand of Corfica. Frankfort, Jpril 24. The Imperial Troops in the Brif-gau having lately made anotherExcurfion over the Rhine, *'d commuted Hoftilitics in Alface, M. de Noue has pre- TUESDAY,   April 22,   1746. fented a Memorial to the Deputies of the four Anterior Circles, complaining of this Invafion. Jmjierdam, Jpril 27. There are Letters here from Smyrna, dated the 2d of March, which mention a Truce of fix Months having been figned between the Porte and Shah Nadir. Hague, Jpril 28. They write from Brabant, that the Captain of an Englifh free Company has carried off, near Beaumont, an Officer of the King of France's Houfhold Troops, with all his Equipage, amongft which is fuch a Quantity of Plate, that 40,000 Livres have been already offered to redeem it. LONDON. They write from Munich, that the Marriage of the Elector of Bavaria with a Princefs of Poland is talk'd of again more than ever. Yefterday Colonel Bragg's Regimeat of Foot quartered at Kingfton perform'd aeompleat Exercifc, at which were prefent feveral General Officers, who exprefs'd great Satisfaction thereat. It is faid they are ordered to march to Portfmouth, where they are foon id be embarked on the Expedition of alarming the Coaft of France; and making an Invafion, where it fhall be found practicable.. We hear, by private Letters, that when the Duke's Army pafs'd theSpey, there was a Defign form'd-by the Rebels, to deftroy General Hufte, (as is fuppos'd) for his gallant Behaviour at Falkirk ; but it prov'd abortive, and he is in perfect Health. Letter from Weymouth, Jpril 19. ' The 17th in the Morning came to an Anchor in Portland Road his Majefty's Sloop the Jamaica, the gallant and brave Capt. Webb, Commander, and brought in with him the PoftiUion Privateer of Dieppe, of 10 Carriage and 14 Swivel Guns, and 85 Men, which he took the Evening before off St. Alban's Head. 'Tis the fame Privateer that took Capt. Mackrill of Pool, who was found on board the Privateer, with three of hi* Men.-Captain Webb hearing Yefterday that there was another French Privateer off Portland, he fail'd immediately in queft of her; but is fince return'd without feeing her.' Letter from Jntigua, March 10. ' On the 2d Ihft. return'd here Admiral Townfhend, in the Dorfetfhire ; with the Pembroke and Kingfton ; they had been as far as Lat. 34. when they met with a Gale of Wind.-.The Admiral received fo much Damage, that he muft be obliged to leave his Ship here to refit, and hoift his Flag on board another. The Xirig-fton has likewife received fome Damage j b.ut the Pembroke is in g*od Order.-We hear there is a London Ship ; three Briftol Ships ; ana two Leverpool ones, taken and carried into Martinico. There are no lefs than 17 Privateers out of that Ifland ; they fail fo well, that they come often within Gun-fhot of our Men of War; two of them fir'd feveral Shot at the Admiral, in the Nighri and put-forhe Shot on board the Kbgfton.-- Corflmbdore Lee went out about three Weeks ago, with all his Squadron, in hopes of meeting the French Fleet from Martinico ; but they had failed before he left this Place, under Convoy of their two Men of War.-- Yefterday arrived the Queen Elizabeth, Neal, from New-England; who wasattack'd by two Privateers for two Hours, that cut all his Rigging, and obliged him to lie under Parham Fort to refit.' Letters from France, by the Dutch Mail of Yefterday, bring Advice, that two Merchant Ships of the Martinico homeward-bound Fleet are arrived atRochelle ; they left the Magnanimous and Ruby, two French Men of War, with the remainder of the Fleet, in the Bay of Bifcay; fo that an Account of their Arrival in France is expected by the next Dutch Mail. � The Riling Sun, Serjeant, from South Carolina, is taken by the French, and carried into Bayonne. _ ThePhcenix, Mills, from Newfoundland for Barbadoes, is taken and carried into Martinico. The Abigal, Tolmer, from Smyrna for London, was taken by the Spaniards, and carried into Tariffa; but was ; afterwards re-taken by one of our Men of War's Boats. � We hear, that Captain Newham of the London, lately taken by the French, and carried into St. John de Luce, is dead of the Wounds he received in the Engagement. � Yefterday the agreeable News came that the Duke of Bedford, Capt. Jobber, with Cannon, Gunpowder, and other Military Stores for Cape Breton, which was faid to have founder'd, is arrived at Antigua. The Kouli-Kan Privateer, Capt. Barker, has taken and carried into Gibraltar, the SaritaTerefa de Jefu, a French Weft-India Ship Outward-bound from Marfeilles. His Majefty's Ships the Gofpbrt, Capt. O Hara; and Sutherland, Capt. Pocock, are iarrived at Antigua, from the Coaft of Guiney. On the 18th the Rye Man of War, Capt. Craven, with the Ships for Newfoundland, and the Coafters for Plymouth, failed to the Weft ward. We hear from New Romney of the following fad Accident, viz. on Wednefday laft Twelve Highlanders who were quarter'd there being ordered to join their Corps at Rye, to march to Maidftone, and having got in a Boat forrhat Purpofe, in crofling the Harbour the Boat funk, and Six of them were drown'd ; and are very much lamented, being Men of good Character and civil Behaviour. Yefterday died at Chelfea, whither he went for the Benefit of the Air, -- Jephfon, Efq; a Gentleman belonging to the Right Hon. the Lord Chancellor. A. few Days ago died at Bradley in Kent, the Rev. Mr. Tillotfon, Rector of thafc Parifh, much lamented. Plymouth, Jpril i8.   * By an Exprefs from Falmouth, * we heir, tllfc the^Fly Sloop of War fpoke with the * Ipfwich Man of War from the Weft-Indies, off the Li- * zard Yefterday, in great Diftrefs, being fickly. Laft Wednefday a Gang of about 50 Smugglers, well mounted and arm'd, moft of them loaded with Tea, &c. pafs'd through Waybill, and infulted feveral Perfons whom they knew did not like their illegal Practices. On Friday laft died a* his Houfe in Brook-ftreet near Grofvenor-fquare Mr. Hewfon, formerly an eminent To-bacconift, in the 82d Year of his Age. Laft Night two Soldiers who were drinking together at a Houfe near Lincoln's-Inn Fields, having fome Words, one of them ftabb'd the other with his Bayonet in fuch a man�er, that tho* he was immediately carried to Mr. Biggs's the Surgeon, and taken the utmoft Care of, yet it was believed he could not recover. SCOTLAND. fJS^&LL^'T*?** ft**** the Duke ....i-uuw, anu 
                            

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