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   General Advertiser (Newspaper) - May 1, 1846, London, Middlesex                                The N LTM B, T H U R S: D A Y,   M a y V,   1746. Deal) April 29. 'EMAIN his Majefty's Ship Otter, ;#nd the- Swift Privateer, with the' ^..Outward jbound as in my lait. The ; Datch. Ship is failed for the River. \Catne down Diamond, Gpatly, for Leghorn ; and the/Anne, Pain, for i)ublin.   Juil arrived three Dutch i' Ships, from Holland, for Ealt'India,  WindS.W. Dartmouth, April 27. Arrived the Anneof this Place, Eifhop, frbnv South Caroiinaffor London. This Morning all oar Newfoundland Ships failed, in order to join their Convofat Prymouth-r bat by the Time ehe-Headmoft of them had doubled the S^art, they difcover'd two VeiTels, which they fufpecr,ed to be French Privateers ; it being almbft Calm they perceived one oFtheniput but Oars, and row towards them, and fooh after ftVd .a Shot ; upon which, the Wmdfpringing ute, they ali: bore up for this Port, anJthe^fi^attersftoodroSea.   Win4 -W.S:W. tool, Jpril 28'. Came in Three Sifters, Niddefs; and Mary, Rolls, from London ; Collier, Pope, from Tenby,, torlfmoiilk; April zq. � Yefterday came to Spithead the Eleanpr^Pennel, for Gibraltar. Thh Morning came into our riambufthe Li Jbfte Prftze, Hall, from' Atiugtfa, taken by the^Pembroke Man of War. TheEfizabeth, Peters, from Dintzick, isarrived-in the River.. .,      The Ch|tneld ^olliffe, Whitwood; arrived at Carolina the nth of March. N. 1 {     L  O  N  D  O , By ^ep^iVate Letter^ from Invernefs, it is fufficienfjy connrm'd that th*c Rebels had Orders to give no Quarivr V'hatevejf.to^.n.y of the Kingls Forces.-A .Copy of which was iafertedapn Monday lalt in this. Paper onjy. � - We4&e*a$Srsa, that the Rebel Army had the Superiority in Number over the King's Troops, to the Amount of above rtooWen. 1 Oar. Forces being under "7000 Men, led their* cohfiderably. sbovfe 8ooo. Laft Night; the Right Hon. the Earl, of Chefterfield rriveddn T%wn.-^:om Ireland.' ; -.^Ydt&tcbfy % Grat&taeyDuke of Eridgefrater arrived irt Tovvnl;%^!a nofiieKWSk^inue. J ^e^| ^fai%ihe:;^%ttit;^ofSetrttenen Vblu^ ^a^O|0|^'d^!S'jf^^^^' th? RjgM: Hon? th� J^rdMa^or, gd went tKroujjp au ineirManual Exercifes, IV^g^^F^tg^ wWh|;g|eatef!roiaer �k(3& ^^^J-Hifci^rd^p.QpoihgQing?;aw^y was faloted.'.by , ^jTd�^ e?,the Cannofc ;bedo^feg. ^0 tne Artillery- Ccppany gaffer which hf^av^ ^ grah4 E^^tiihtiieni at �a&carrjed into &.K4^afeii& ,. - Hjghnels the,Dikes Xxctory jovetthe Rebels is ar-0ty.ftSe'$f '1:heXing*s feeffengers; "but ?likewife of pcwfecV arid circu^ft^r^a ^AcciSanrt of the' Particulars, g^iich rfliy bb*depended on as entirely authentic �oftPrecautkm;a^t9f^ventany Sui#rjze.  This'Vi-^gilahce of .his- Royal Highnefs was. not without goofl grounds, as the Rebel's then and time have experienced? j-for tho' there and-at Nairn; they made- Attempts to fteal t-*n Advantage, yet his Royal llighnefs prevettted the Design, On the 12th the Army, marched'thro Elgin," and 'encamped about three Miles "on the other ij�e, in the,Pa-rifh of. Alves.   On'the 13 th they reached Nairn, the'Rebels ltUl,me\vipgythe�jf^yes, bot >e*/rVgV'qh his. Royal Siighnefs's Approach.. The 1 $th the^ Ariay relied, and .^got their Arms an^AnMnurritiorp. in eXceltem Orders it fbfeing thB Duke's $fr}&b#y, the TrocjpsWe all'ifi'. Che Triglfdt Spirits.   TBat WgHit MUfefibe-WaV'rec|ive]l tthat the.Uaus ha4 joinedtiw.yoang Pr^eTqeF the*Day ;^fqre, and. NYCje.. exL.e^djiig^ nurnxmus*. but this. in, no Manner difrnayed the jn,eanei| Soldier> in.the Army, tho' ^t-waa-givfin out, ihat'tH^ intend^ to ."nVrch and make | jthe; Aitacic.   On the 'ibtk his RoyaFHighriris moved tearly-; and as the:RebcU hail before reconnoitred 'and jthofen their Ground,-"pkHrted their Carvwn, cwtfifting^of ii'*. Field- Pieces, and made their proper >�>ifpofiti(jns, it was inihgined thedirpas^t,\?)uld ha?e?baen:. cbftVate and| bloody.   About 11 ^(^ldsK-Forenoon; the AtrH'y was in* SgBt dX'the Rebej;, vhere\tr^7'Fdfmed-, in'd"marched above a Mile and a, half, in order of Satile.  At the 0/f- { faace of about 2000 Yards, the Rebels began'tKeAcli'onlj ca Drtimmoflie Moor7 nffiir Culloden> ab*it two Miles | Eift of Inverneisj they, fired.their Cannon, bat their At- i i�g�&hs on the Right, at the fame'.Time^raUack'd'the Rebels' Left, and behavefi with'fuch. Refolutiori and Bravery, that-the-HoTfe from the Right tc-the Left met in the Ceatite of the Rebel Ariny :' On'this a total-Rout began j-every one fhiftedfbr himfjtf; the yeu'ng Pretender flsd WethVaidwith a few Horfe*, the'Canlpbelfs and Dragoons- puriuedl and didin-credible Execution. Turing the whole of the Engagement, his Royal. H-ighnefs rodethrp'.the Ranks, encouraged the Men, and expofed-bis Perfoft in a molt extraordinary Manner; Several Balls did Execution within a Yard of his' Royal Highnefs. The Foot of the Right Wing had no Occafion taengage. The Ntunber of the Rebels killed istoraputed at about 4000: Thofeof Diftin�lion are the V'ifcountStrathallan, Lord Balmerino, Col.'Maclanghlan, Col. ChUholm, CoU MThtofli, Col. Prafdr, Col. Grant, Col. Maedonald- of Clanronald, Col. Macubnald of Keppoch, Maedonald of Lochgarry, Capt. Maedonald of CkinrbnaUTs Regiment, Capt. Nairn,- Capt; Macpherfon of Whitehpufe. Capt. Farquharfon of Ach/eljaB,- Eafigu iVfintofR.-;-Prifoners on the 19th, 222 French, 326 Rebels, among whom are Lord Kilmarnoch, Colonels ParguharTon and Maclaitghlan, Major .Steuart, Captains Farqoharfo.n, Woodr Cuming, Spreul and Buchananj! Surgeon* Lauder-anpS Rattery ; Kn-^fh'eerFihlayTon: En/ignsf Jjindfayaad Hay, Sir J. Wed-detborh, Ehfi'gri ft^egfegb^, George Lav?'Chaplain, OT Gprdon, Lieiat, Walter Gordon, James Braidfhaw,'Andrew CafTieV Life-Guards,- See* &e. BelMes the foregoing Priloners, there are feveraHying in Inverhefs lick and wduhded, whofe Names are notyes come to hand^'ahd Numbers.are hourly coming in from different Quarters, infpmadi that .the Churches and Prifons will Icarc^ contain them. The ReheJ Prifoners fay, there are many.more of their principal Officers killed, but cannot >e certain, being all, in lhcH Ccnfufion. Lifts of the' wbanded are �ot yet iriade pp. ^ochM h, wounde4irj both Legs. IJhatrAfterheon his Royal Highiiefe reapjied Inyernefs, with the Army^ when,the Freheh Ambafiador, with; ,the Plcq^ets furir^Bcfcred to'his Rpyi! Highrieif.  Gare" was ��5ffl^8fetj!W^i:J�'i>* ta%er; 6F the Pftf^eis.^The' LpfsQri the Ring's Sid,e is inBonndera^ejijn^t-ex�ee'^ 5.6. Officers ahdvsoldicrs killed, ani acd ^bl^id^d. ..'Xn'e.'A^F^^^^^6 ""     ' Lord Cromarty and hist^Son wera laa^lfiti^ :^&le ihv m ___ the Honour to command the Grenadier Platoon... Our* Lads fought .more like Lyojis than Men; - In Ihort, we {food, the Shock forae 1 imc without Help." To. the belt of, my Judgment, abouti6oo.Rebels were killed.on the Spot; You may judge of the Work ; /or I had .18 Men killed"]n\ my Platoon.   I thank God-1 efcaped free, but my Coat, had fix Bajlsthro'it.   In the midft of. the Aclioh, the Of-., fker who led the Camerons called to rne to take Quarter, which I refuted,, and bid the Rebel Sconndrel advance. He did, andnredat me, 4}utprovidentially"miried-his-Aim. I then fact him dead, and took his Piftokand'Durk,. which are"extremely neat.   Our Regiment had ample A-mencs for rh* Lofs cf Sir P.obert, and the reft of our Officers,'whom the Scoundrels murdered in cool Blood : But. (as I told Lord Kilmarnock} we had full Revenge in.hot j for I can with great i'leafure affure you, not one who attacked-us efcaped alive, for we gave no Quar er, nor would accept of any.   Our Regiment took three Stand of Colours.   Capt. Minnier is wounded, Lieutenants Lort and King.   Enfign Dally is killed.   Never was a more complete Viftory gained.   Our GoaU are lull, they are bringing them in by Hundreds.'' Extract of a Letter from a S,en>.:-/ of the Oil Buffs to hit Friend inNeiscaJiUy. da&d luvernefs, April 18. " Wc have obtained a great and glorious Victory over the Rrbels ; who, I mult own, behaved with the greatell Refoliuion, to tlicir Coil ; but am fure that Men were ne-r ver repiilled with To much Vigour as they were : For the Battle began precifely a Quarter after Twelve, and lafted only till One; in which i ime our Arm}' killed between z and 30C0 of the Rebds, befides Numbers coming in. wounded: and oar killed and wounded does not exceed} 250 Men. We have taken Prifoners all> the French. Officers and Soldiers that were not killed in the Action, and. the pretended French AmbauAdor. We have alio taken the Pretender's Coach and Baggage, his Plate and all his Kichen-Furniture, made in London; with above zoo Cherts of Arms, 18 Pieces of Cannon^ and all the Uten-fils belonging to them; which makes ifhe Viclory complete, and will render the Rebels unable to give us Battle again, or diihirb his Msjelty's-Dominions."  Extras of a Letter from. Wolfe's Regiment at larjerntfi^ April 18. Barrel's Regiment was nard wrought by the ^Rebels,, who pufh'd all theif Strengi. againlt them, and took two Pic:& of Cannpn tHW'^eitfi bjat bur Regiment being orieied^flaa^^ Hie Rebels; 'aad' endeavoured to ;J*^!ou{ ^ and then Sword in iHandpbat were bravely repulfed, and. with very little i&fs?on our Side.- The Fire of fmall Arms rnighrcontinue for.near-half an Hour; when the Rebels, not being able to ftand, or break the Ranks, rctitated at a long' Step. Our- Men, notwithHanding this Advantage, did not purfue in a confafed Manner;- but advanced by regular Paces, and kept a fmart Fire after them, till at laft the Rebels run off with the greatell Precipitation. Kingfton's Light Horfe, Ker's and Cobham's Dragoons, who were potted at a Diftance on the Flanks of the Lines, and 'not before engaged, irnmeJiately purfufd, and with fo great Succefs, that for near four Miles from that Place where the Purfuit began, the Ground is cover'd withdead Bodies. 'Tis impoflible as yet to fay how many the' Rebels have loft ; at a Random Computation they are reckon'd at 2000 killed, and 800 Prifoners. Of the latter are Lord Kilmarnock, wounded in the Brealt, Lord Lewis Gordon, Lochyel, Chief of the Camerons, a pretty Fellow, and well efteem'd amongft them, Col. Fergufjn, Major Maclauchlan, and feveral other Officers. Their Flight was fo hafly, that they did not Cave any one thing. The Pre.tender'-s Son was'in the Adlion, and 'tis faid is wounded-in the Knee ; a Sword found in the Field, and now in the PofTefllon of his Royal Highnefs the Duke cf Cumberland, by feyeral Marks, appears to have been his. 'Tis faid '-we haveAiot above* 50 kdlfcd, the wounded may amount to 200 more. The little-EKpCnce of Blood-on our Side muftunderGod, be imguted to the good Difpofitiotj made-hy His Royal 'Highnefs." He ha}..given the Array Thanksrortheir good BdhaViour. What is due to him from thewhole- Nation -leSevery rgrateful' -Heart judge. The FMnrLinc,' where the greatell Danger Avars-, fee$fi in again. Otlier Letters in Town fay, that the �>uke, on obfer-vitj^, t^at: the Rebels bent-their Jft�a*a Strength- againfl ' * 'onro'* -Regiments," heS'bWertli'Qeh. Hawfey, ** ehts! o& cRoo^, to flank? rife' Rebels;; %ppn a? wteh:- fh$" a^ef.:Mren^?.biQ^e dow^ a cfeiint' tr^dft ^h^' Fraiik; bf/the Enemy, �rf liJteHJrafsf whMmaMe' theiu, defiil and fBaiwl?^ *-wii AD V ERTISE M EN TS are alfo taken in for th$Papery at LtgyD's Coffee-House, in Lombard-Street.   

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