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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - April 24, 1846, London, Middlesex Advertifer. HUM'S. 3586. THURSDAY, April 24, 1746. Deal, April 22. SMAIN in the Downs his Majefty's Ship the Scipio ; with the Out-ward-fcound, as in my laft. The Swift Privateer is arrived from a Cruize, and remains; and the Sal-fafh Privateer, and fail'd to the Northward. Wind S.W. Weymouth, April z\. Yefterday ___ failed from Portland the Jamaica Sloop, having under her Convoy for Portfmouth the Anne,' Bilhop; Edward and Mary, Morrice; John and Martha/ Deerei Jane, Cromey ; Elizabeth, Turner \ and Providence, Talbot, all to wait Convoy from thence for London. Wind S.W. Southampton, Jpril 21. Arrived the New Recovery, from Newcaftte ; Expedition, Mourant; and Hope, Mou-xant, from Guernzey ; the Three Friends, Butler; Jofeph and Anne, Guillaume ; John, Pipon ; and Delight, Ri-chardfon, from Jerfey. Wirtd S.W. Falmouth, April 19. Arrived the Adventure, White, of Pool, from Lifbon, having loft her Main-mall. The Man of War mencioa'd to have loft her Marls is the Ipf-wich, and not the Eifex, .as has been menrion'd. The Friendfhip, Scarr, from Montferrat, is arrived at Mountlbay. Aufjburgh, Jpril 17. .The Baron de Ramfchwag, Mini-fer from the Imperial CeWc td the Circle of Su^bia, preferred a Metoorial to the States hot long ago, in the German Language, which has a little put a certain Party of that Circle out of Countenance, and will doubtlpfs produce the fame Effect in the other Circles, tho' it is not ad-dreis'd to them. The Contents of it are fp remark able, �" that we cannot excufe ourfelves from giving it at length, which is as follows : . , � � The Empress, Queen of Hungary and Bohemia, has; ' heard with much Grief, that her Enei&ies,. equally. 4 unjttft and iireconcfleable, .are.}fro> contenfryrith having; 4 invaded and ravaged, without Pity, againft the Faith of 4 the mod folemn Treaties, and without the leaft Provoca-< tion given,- her hereditary States and Kingdoms, which-4 they had npt long before guaranteed ; but that they are; * daily ufing^ all means to arm againft; Chriftianity the Otto-4 man Power, which is extremely fcartdalii'd at luchSo-4 licitatioris, ahd by all unlawful Artifices to break in Pieces 4 themoft folemny ahd refpe&able Ties, which unite the! 4iMcm'bers of the Empire to one another;' and to their 4 eemmon Head, in order to oppofe them one by one, and! 4 entirely fecuve to themfelves that Superiority over all 4 Crown'd Heads, which, for Time immemorial they 4 haverfiade the iole'Objeftpf their Politicks. 4 Her Imperial Majefty hadfo much-the left Reafon to 4 exped fuch a Proceeding, as; on one Side, fhe had al-4 ways fhewn a particular Attention to be faithful to her 4 Allies, a*id zeatous for the Well-being of the Empire, 4 and the Prefervacion of its7 Cohftittvtion ; and, on the * other Side, had made it a Law''to herfelf, always to en-4 tertain moderate ahd pacific Sentiments towards her Ene-'* mi�. 4 Her Majefty, far from ofrending'any one,, carried her j 4 Moderation farther than fhe ought, w'ith a View of.pre- j. 4 ierving the Friendfhip of France, upon, the Footing of J 4 thofe Treaties and Guaranties whichthat Crown had ibid jl 4 to her fo de^r. If fhe has given Sceadinefs and Proofs * of Refolation in, Dangers, when all the World thought 4 her upon the Brink of R&m, fhe ha* never rejected any \ 4 Propositions of ReconcHiafiori, crfriipatlble with the Pub-1 4 lie Good i bat,*bnthecoiitrary, in themoft diftinguifh'd f ' Coiirfe of Su'ccefs, fhe has'gwen her Enemies Proofs yet;; * more-diftinguilhj'd of her Equity and Moderation". , j . ' Ithaibeea ievcral Tiaes" declared, in her Name, that � 1 the Indemnifications which are due to her by the Laws * * of Natureand Nations/ mould: not retard a Moment the j 4 Re-cftablimmeht of Public Tranquillity ; her Majefty j 4 being ready to bury in eternal'Oirilviori, the' Injuftices ( � unA ,,^1.____1 if^..___J:__' ___ki.i_____-:_A.' u'__- ? 4 In a Word, thp Crown of Fraace can only complain, I * that the Emprefs has always �ihfifte.i, and doth ftill infill f 4 otvttoeObfervaiton of Treaties;fblcfmhl/concluded anclra- \ * tifie^, efteeirritigthem"tue'fole Band df Society ; and that ^ 4 fhe does not befieve the Equilibreof Europe, or Public ' Lxbe'rry.are feconcrfeable with thePrirtciples upon which 1 4 that Conrr aft* * which-are; "that"the aggrSri'dtzin* of j 4 her Hbufe fufBcientiv'.uthorifes her to vi6lac er Ma- * }'&/ had not kept Things an'Oider, it is requifite oaly ' 10 run over the Hiftory of a few Years paft^ � 4 It -is .well known how" the Circle" of iuabia has been 4 treated by France, in Spight of the Convention of Neu- \ 4 trality concluded with the States of that Cifele: The ' Haoghtinefs and Contempt with Which fhe ridiculM the ' Renwnilrances, founded'upori that Convention, are not ' forgotten ; Nor will ever be forgotten the Vexations and � ' Vwlev.ces (he excr'ci'edras well ifi the NeitralC9un^rie�, ' as in the Anterior Auftria,' which wai comprehended in | ' thatConvention: The lbrfo"wf"Jil Mark's of theie DeVaf- * tations prelcnt themleives �n every Side, wherever we tmn uur Eyes. * The-Declarations which the French Minifter, De.la ' Noue made at i:raockfort, the 26th'of July, '1743, isa r'iCci; of which the Contents may be eali'y referr'd to. U� lh�s her Vlajell^ g,av'e. an. AnUve', of which the I 4 Events have but too much-verified the Predictions. The 4 pacific Difpofi.ions which France then affected, did not 4 hinder her, i� order to break that which 'would rot btnd, 4 from declaring War before the End of the Year, againft 4 two Electors of the Empire, and committing all Sorts of 4 Violences and Hpftillities againft feveral others, without 4 coming to that Formality. . . * In thefe Conjunctures, tho' the public Tranquillity was 4 far from being reftored, the States^ and in particular 4 thofe of Suabia, implor'd often her Majefty's Succours, 4 as may be feeh by confulting the public Acts of their ' Circle. Her Mrjefty liften'd to their Defires, and, in 4 order to fulfil them with the. greater Succefj,. fhe gene-4 roufly bought, at the Price of large Sacrifices, the Re-4 eftablifhment of public Tranquillity,, which put her vic-4 torious Army into a Condition pf delivering the Empire 4 from the Foreigners who opprefs'd it, and fecuring the 4 Imperial Election againft the Laws which France would 4 liave laid it under.' [ To he contihytd. ] L O N D 6 N. From the London Gazette Extraordinary. . Whitehall, April 23. This Day at Noon an Exprefs arrived from Edinburgh, with Letters elated the 19th In-ftant, whick brought the following Account, . That on. Wednefday the 16th Inftant, about Two o'clock in the Afternoon, his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland came up with about 7000 of the Rebejs on the Moor above. Culloden -near Invernefj. - The Canriona-" ding continued near a Quarter of an Hour j after which, the fRight Wing of the Rebel Army,, confifting of. the MacdonaMs and. Frafers, advanced and attacked pur Left; but after receiving two Fires, which dil' great Execution, they fled with the reft of their Army, leaving Five Hundred killed on the Field of Battle. They were purfuedr by the Horfe, Dragoons, and Argyllfhire Men ; anditis computed full as many fell in the Flight. The French, furrender'd themfelve� Prifoners. Part cf the Rebels fled towards Badenoch and Fort Auguftus; others thro]; In-vernefi to Rofslhire. His Royal Highnefs the Duke enter'd Invernefs about Five that Night. The Earl of. Kilmarnock, Sir John Wedderburn, the Perfon called, by the.Rebels the French Ambaffador, with many others,' are taken Prifoners. ,. \ We had not above thirty Men killed, none cf which were of any.Note...... This News conges both,by ;?erth and Abprdeeji; but no Accounts are yet come from his Royal Highnefs. Extraft cf a Letter from Neavcajfle, dated Sunday April the 2Qth. 4 The Tranfports for Scotland went pall our Bar at 4 Four o'Clock this Morning with a-brifk Gale, at S. E.; 4 which has-now got quite Eaft, andbjows. very hard, and i4 has rain 'J all p^y.,r-An Exprefs went through here in 4 the Night for London. Letter from Dartmouth) April 26. * This Day came in here the Nathaniel, Honter> the 4 Halfey and Subtje, SaEfbury, boi;h of and fJ9m London, '4 for Dublin, and the Mary, of and from London,, Har-4 rifon,for Leverpool e.-^y ,a. Le^er,. feom St. MaLaes,, 'dated tH'e 25 tK uft, $-S. one in this Town, we have � the following Account, that in fiye^Weeks Time there 4 have been carried into that Port 11 Sail of Englifh Prizes, 4 moftty Weftrlndia and Carolina Ships.-And that feight :* Days before the Date of the, Letter, $9 Sail of T�nf-; -4 port-fhipf.fiiile.d ftom thence for Breft, to join a very 4 large Fleet there. Letter from Plymouth, April 20, 4 The Chatham, ahd her Convoy, that g^t under fail 4 Friday Evening,.bound to the Eailward, anchor'd again �f without our Port in. Caufon-Bay; Yefterday and; laft * Night the Wind came toS.E. andblew very hard j by 4 which the Fame, Wager; and the Friend's; Gopdwijl, * Doleman, bound,for the Weft-Ihciies,.who. have lain 4 fome tifnefor Convpy,,. wexe loft , and alfo a laige * Sloop lpaded with Tirobex. ' We ha^e heard nothing of the Ipfw; h fi.nce- Friday, 4 fhe rhen hadno- Rudder, and only Jury Mafts, which, �* with being "very Sickly, muft have been in great Diftrefs 4 with this late Stprm.-^--This Kvening at. Six came � to an Anciipj, in the Soun^ithe MjilUprd Man cf'War 4 with a" large Fleet of Ships bouud-.to Jamaica, and 4 elfewhere Wi'ncl S.S.W. Blows, hard, . ' 7. 7 P. S. ' Laft Njght came, in a-Cartel. Ship from Franije, ;) which brings an jAccoi^nt thgt they,have 200 Sail of 4 Ships," at jfereft, large andfmall: Our French Prifon was * Yefterday bnrnt to the Ground, , Yefterday came Advice, that the Adventure Privateer, of G�erniey, has taken and brought into Moantftjay, a French Ship from Martinic'o^. of 2^0"Tons, ^4, Guns;.an4 ^4 Men.. The Captain of the :Prize was killed in the Engagement.... � ' '' . '�-' ' The Sarah of Bofton, is re-taken by the Sheernefs Privateer, and is brought into Briltol. .' . The Guernzey Privateer,, Pinaux, of.io Guns and 70 Men, is tajien by the French,: and carried into. Mcarlaix..' ; The. Matthew. Snow,. Perchard, for Barbadoes and Virginia, is taken by a French Privateer, and carried inta St. Maloes. . � .' ? ; The l|ndeavour, Keppin ; and WilUamj, Smith,. from Briftoi, for Jamaica, are taken by tne French, and car-. ried into Martinico. t , pn Monday laft died, at his Lodgings in -the Strand. George' Batrington, Efq;'a yoiing Gentleman of good Fortune in the County of Wexord^ in Ireland. , Ye^erday the Ave Dcferters. were fhot in Hide Park, (as mention'd in our Paper Yefterday.) Yefterday being St. George'sDay^ there was a very numerous Court at St James's,; when the Knights Companions of the fcweral Orders appeared in their Collars; and his Majefty, the Royal Family, and the Court wor�|i Croffes in Hon6ur.of.the Day. . U| Laft Night a Houie in Cat*aton-flreet was illuminated in a very extraardinary Manner, on Account of the J yful News of the Duke's having defeated the Rebels, where feveral Gentlemen met, and fpent the Evening with, great Loyalty. . Yefterday. Morning died Thomas Winnington, Eftji Member of Parliament for Worceiter, and Pay-MaAer-Generalof his Majefty's Forces. Laft, Week died ar Ca^rfhalton in Surry, iVr James Stroude, farmer, aged 107 Years j Father of rc Cluldxen now living; who.by a temperate and -Jober Life erijoy'd his Sight and Hearing, and all the other Senfes 'till a few Days; before his Deatk. Yefterday died at his Houfeia May's Rents, Ratcliffe-Highway, Mr~ Charlton, an eminent and wealthy' Canter-buryNFactor, who acquir'd a plentiful Fortune, with a fair Character. ; - � Tuefday Night about feven o'Clock, the Body of a Man well drefs'd was obferv'd floating in the River near Martin Abbey, which,, being taken up, and examined, his Poeketa were found turned uifide out; and in his left Bfeaft a-Woand feveral Inches deep; fuppofed to be done with a Hanger; he was carried to an Alehoufe in the Neighbourhood, in drder'to his being owri'd, and to find out the Authors of fo horrid a Tragedy. ' Saturday fome Excite Officers feized at Beddineton in Surry, affifted by a Patty of Bragg's Regiment 0? Foot, 450 lb. of Tea, and nine Anchors of Brandy, which they carried to the Excife-Offiee. Yefterday Rebecea Wooley otherwjfe Lawrence, was committed, the .Gatehoufe^ by Sir Thomas De Veilj for felonioufly taking out of the Dwelling-houfe of Mrs. Lucy Jones, a large. Silver Spoun, Silver Tea-Tongs, fome Laced Xirmen and other Wearing-Apparel, to a conGdera-bte Value, found upon her. COON T�R Y - N E W S. 1 * Gloucefer, April xg. Laft Tuefday being the Birth-Day Of his Royal Highnefs'the Duke, of Cumberland, the M6hi-ing was ufher'd in with, ringing of Bells, and the Evening concluded with Bonfires, and drinking of loyal'Healths. WewcBftle, April 19. At the. Siege-of �ort William the French fired, from their Guns fome bearded Pieces of red-hot iron, a Foot long and an Inch, thick'; which they de-figned fhould ftick in the Timber-Work of the Fort, and fet them on Fire. A Letter in Town fays, that the Rebels have begun to tranfpdrt their Magazines to Caithnefs, and feveral of their Men ; from whence 'tis conjectured, if they do not give the Duke's Army Battle before his Royal Highnefs reaches Invernefs, which it was generally expected would ibp on Tuefday laft, the Chiefs of them would endeavour to ihip themfelves off for "Norway, and get to France. w On Mondaf laff KiTRoyal Highnefs the Duke of Cum-'berland'a Travelling.Caach went thro"* here for Scotland, drawn by fix Grey Horfes,'attended by eigh; Huffars. The fame Day arrived at Shields^ the happy Jannet, of 'Dunbar, an arm'd Sloop in the Service of the Govern-"ment. Penrith, April 15. Thu being the Anniverfary of the ,Duke of Cumberland's Birth, is obfcrVed here with, the moftfignal Demonstrations of Joy. /VVcarefenfibJerof our Deliverances, (by his Royal Highsefs's xnoft feafonable Advance) from the Fury and Refitment of the Rebel Array; and we have Hearts full of Gratitude, to acknowledge the BiefEngsiwc enjoy. ^ ,-",."* ^ ---- �........-V.-~ High Water London-Bridge, this Day .at 24 Minutes " ' .-:-1- - . ^ i Fahlc-Stack 12^ ^^hs. India^DiltQ 16 e> -Sooth-Sea Stock no Price: . pitto OJd Annuities�7* 3 4ths. "prtto ,New 96 1.4th a 1 8th a ^4^15. BaakAWnWtiesgi 3 fths a 3 34th*a'^t ?th-a 3 4^1.' ' Tbree per Cent. 'Annuities 81 3 8ths a T'4th. Ditto 1742, Si a 2 3 8ths a 1 4^. Ditto-174j,.and 1744, 81 a. a 3 8thsa i 4th. Ditto 1745, 8i a 2 3 8thjsa 14th. Million Bank no Ptitc, . E^wva.-lent 95. :Royal Affurance no Price/ - londW AffuArice 10. Engliftt. Copper 5 1. Seven per Cent. Emperor's Loan no Pxice. Fivo per Cent, ditto ttgfPrice^ Bank Circulation 5I.10s. Pr. India. Bond* rib *: -a iiJsVa 14 s.Prem. Three and a ha^-Salt Tallin i half;a 12 1. Dlfc. Three and a half per'Cenf. yxcheqaev %de;s no Price. Three per Cent. Ditto no Pr ' Tickets; s. a8s.Pr. -- ..... " H AY- M. A R K ST. AX the JimG's THEATRE in th,c -HAY-MARKET, Saturday ae�, mil k per&r�'4 � N^* A L E X.A N' 0 E R in i N L> I A. VAth Dancbs fls^p/^r'DrfbfiJt^itoNS, Eminly Neto. � Pitini'Botts tb^b$ P�t together,'tn
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