General Advertiser, June 4, 1746 : Front Page

Publication: General Advertiser June 4, 1746

General Advertiser (Newspaper) - June 4, 1846, London, Middlesex Numb. 3^%: WEDNESDAY, June 4. '174&. Dealt June 1. jRRIVEjD this Morning hisMajeftys Sloop Ferrit from a Cruize; Baltimore, Campbell, From Maryland ; Edward and Mary, Littler, from Leverpool ; Fortune-th%la-guerre, Vefey, from Bermudas. Came down the Duke of Cumberland, Rofs j Carolina, Keigwiri, for Gir braltar ; Bonamy,Lion, for Lifbonj Richardfon, Eaton j and Anne, Dodfworth, for Dieppe ; and remain with the Surprize, and Ferrit Sloop, and the Outward-bound. Wind N.W.byW. Grave/end, June i. Pafs'd by the Elizabeth, Dupree, from Guernzey. The Immaculate-Conception, -, frwn Naples, is arrived in the Downs. The King Cyrus, --, from Gfcernzey, at Barbadoes. Since our laft arrived a Mail from Hollancl. Naples, May i?. We continue to draw together all the Troops we can, and to put the tenable Places of the Kingdom, efpecially upon the Adriatic Shore, in a Condition pot to fear a Surprize. The 210 Men that are left of the Battalion of Royal Farnefe, with 90 Recruits that were lent to reinforce it, are arrived from Genoa, and.put into Garrifon at Capua, There have been fome Ihfurre&ioris of the People on the Side of the Ecclefiaftic State, to prevent which the" proper Meafures are taken by the Government. Frm the Imperial Gainp at Sti Laaare, May 2 7. ' When we fent away our laft journal we were employ'd in eretting flatteries, which we continued to labeurat with all Diligence. The Enemy having detach'd on the 21ft a Body of 3060 Men, acid this Detachment having � jfafledfhe Pb, our advanced, Pdfts, ori the other Side of * that River, withdrew at their/ Approach to Baron Roth's * Quarters, on Account of thiir great Superiority ; but ' the Party having found our'People every whereupon * their Guard, and the Baron in a good Pqfture to� receive � him, thought prdpe'r to retire, arid'Tepaff the f 0, afteY * flaying fame Hours. * We learned on the 13d* that M^Maillebois had brought * 13 Battalions, 9 French, 2 Spanifh and 2 Genoefe, to * join Count Gages. At the feme Time, we had Advice * from Baron Roth, that a French Lieutenant had paffed : * thePo in $ fmall Bark, with. 9 Soldiers: But having * been met by one of our Patroiles, 4 of the Soldiers * Were kflled, andtHe reft, with the Lieutenant, made Prifoners: A Party of our Huflars have alfo had the Good Fortune to feiise two Spanifh Couriers juft by Pla- * centia, and- bring them to thtf Ganip. They were going * with Difpatthes frdni MSdfid to the Infant. ' Our Wafefdins attacked bin the 24th a Hbufethat was * occupied by the Enemy, and got Pofleffton of it, after * having killed 4 Soldiers, and taken a Lieutenant, a Ser-- jeant, ahd: i it Men. Tfte fan* Day the Enemy firfcd * above 166; Caimon^fhe* upon oar Workman,- fronvthe * Walls of Placendai without ctaingany.other Damage, * however* than kitting, one Man belonging to the'Artil-? lery. ' Oar Htfffiffs brought in' Yefterday two mdfe Couriers, * who Wert going fr\Vni: Flacehfia, "oh*^ t6 Tortona, the * ether to Madrid,,, Thefe importaBt Captures muft very * much embamfs the Enemy. Th� {ame liuffa*s-alfo 6�f-" prifed a SpaniQi LieatSe4arit;^nm-t^''^Cam�i \/|&*peTettion cdntgraes * among the Enemy,1 and it is common to fee 30 Men or * morej arrive in a Day, among wKdm are a great many * Cavalry wfeh fheir HbrfeaV . : - : . ' 7 T�r/�r, Mayii.- Thef their P�nWv Hie othefSide tfieBormida, atBaSfaluffS, Pafturara, Poffolo and FdrjhicaYa. The 400,Men widch were in the Caftle of Atqui, retired'alfo Or the 15^.hiving m bldwft. up the-Ft)nifieat3dris:' A Derachme^rof Auftrian Huflars, who came ou* of Alexandria to bbierve their March, took from them i�o Mules laden with Oat* andourMfctiahave madea'great maayPrifdners. The Jung has been informed by an Exprefs from'tfce1 Marquisd*f Carafl, thar 12 FfencT Battalions and* 1 Genoefe paiied the Scrivia onthe t8th in the Evening,' hi their" Way frorb Tortona tb- PJacentia. Cagt: Fldre^ who ctfnitoands a Corps of Volunteers- in the KingTs. Service,- has talien a French Captain* 2 Lieutenants, And-97SokHere, and conduced then* to Alexandria 1 afldthe HifTarstHat are there bring in Prifoners daily. AW the 'Kind'sTrpojjs are;t6 *ake theFieldlmmediateiy, in crder toa^ in concert with the IriiperialhTs. The laft Reports of a Neiociation are. come to juft the fame as thofe i'pread fome 1 ime ago, the Event of Things having proved them both to be abtolately. falft. Fnmcifirt, June 5. Prince Chartes of Lorraifi, who is to conduct in Perfon the Body of 20,000 Imperialiftk into the Low Countries, is expected at Haiibron on Wednefday or Thurfday next, and we expe& te fee the Vanguard of thofe Troops on Saturday. Du�tldorp, June 7. The good Difcipline of the Hanoverian Troops, in all the Countries thro' which they have paffed, cannot be fufficiently applauded. The Prufiians remain very quiet. BrtifeUf June 6. The Corps of 12,000 Men, under the Duke of Boumers, encamped on the 3d between the Gates of Laakenand Halle, and the fame Evening a Detachment 6f them let Forwards to mark out a Camp at SoTg-mes. They Were followed the two next Days by tie reft; of that Body. As only the King and Marfhal Saxe direcV the Operations, the reft of the Generals are quite out of the Secret, and know no more than juft to execute what they are fent upon: Andall the Difpoutions give room te think that another Siege is intended. Antwerp, June 6. It is impoflible to exprefs the mifera-. ble Condition to which this Fortrefs, which is a Mafter-piece of Art, has been reduced by the Fire of the Be-fiegers, who threw in above 9000 Bombs, and fudh a prodigious Quantity of Bullets, that only one Houfe within it th^'renlainirig Barrier-Towns, a,nd give ___ ^ them in their rJarreerT ^Betweenijd" and'40,06^^ and to pat a'better^aeeiupon their lAA^frs>tbis,fame Body made a March- thU Day taa^ardi us", and etcimped r!heir Ri|fif at StX creven WeftI, at�rihp*tM'it Capeiren. The ,8th the'Abbe dela VJHb panW� XKerdyke for the H%tte: We ha>e � an Accougr from Antwerp, that the Preqendor's youngeft TSoif, who goes by die Ma^e tf tfle Chevalier dfAlbany, had quitted^ t^e.,jFjncnc)v: .Khig's Ar-" my, and ww gone ufa, bw> whither was not known. His Camp Equipage and Field-bed were fold/, afnd hi* Retinue cotfm& (jtiftf aVafet'de^ Ghaint?r*,' afidEfwd Servant. Bjritte Acdollnti of ;th^D%; tntf Count'd'E'trges was e.n-camped Yefl ' ' J L J L' -1~J - riiyl hadjdotie t^e.^n^at rsamur. ; ine juivmou m his Britannic 3^jefty?s Electoral Troops wul have joined ourArmym five Daysaf fartheftf. are under the Walls, and encamped in a very JWoat of that Town, which Gages has fortified w/th great Art, and furniftied with his Field Artijlcry, Whilft.iiis large Cannon is all mounted on the Ramparts, and gives ah additional Strength to his Camp. It is the general Opinion1 thfj the Spanish General ?annot:b? a^kMin.)|s. pre(ent Situation without th'5 litmoft Danger to t�? Imperial Army ; and accordingly Prince Lichtenftein feems, by.his prefent Proceedings, to be wholly intent upon harraffing the Enemy, and ftreightening them both in Room and Subfiftance, by gaining Ground upon them, and driving them from their advanced Pbft> by Degrees clcfe under Pla- centia j fome Attempts in Order thereto have already been made with Succefs, particularly upon the 15 th, when the Imperialifts not only forced one of the Spanifh Polls, and took 200 Prifoners in it, but the Generajs Nadafti and iSlovati drove before them a Spanifh Detachment of 4000 Men, which M. de Gages had fent to dif-engage thofe Prifoners, to the very Gates of Pla'centia. On tne other Side, the French, who, after taking and garrifoning jhe Caftle of Acqui, had intrenched themfelttes in the moft important Pofts of the Valley of Bormi^a, and. fee,mcd refolved to difpute every Inch of it, have now on a fudden abandoned them all, and are marched back;iffw)&^' I^ov1� and Tortona,, after blowing up the Caftle of A,^0!* Hague, June 7, N.S. The Auftrian Rehrforcement, hi March from the. Side of Haiibron to the Netherlands, is now faid to confift of fix Regiments of Infantry^ three of CuirafGers, fqur of Dragoons, aid three �f Huffats, be* fides Irregulars. All .ye hear of the Armies ppon the Frontier is, that the 6arrifon of die Qtadel of Antwerp, to the Number of aboot 156a Men, hfr joined. M, Ba-thiani; and the. French, who have given out that their next Operation mould be the Siege either of Chaxleroi, Mons or Namur, rather withdraw than advance .nearer to the Territory of the Re.pubjic._Jge J^.alf^^thatjPringe Chairles of Lorrain's. Adjutant General^^was jaft arxivjed at the Allie4 Aroiy. lTheMarqiisd^P^1tux,f formerly the I French Minuter at Naples, is arrived here this. Evening, and has taken up his Quarters at the Hotel ftiU belonging to M.Fenelon. Gibraltari April 15. Here was a Report, that foqr Spanifn Men of War from Ferrol, and two from the ,Wetl Indies, arrived at Cadiz j but by Advices received fince, they were Galloons, and were gone to the Puntals tQ refit; and there was only a Spanifh Man of War. of 70 Guns in that Bay. The Garrifoii is in perfect Health; and we have plenty of Provifions. Gibraltar, April 29. Vice Admiral Medley arrived in this Bay on the 20th Inftant, and is preparing his Squadron to proceed again to Sea with all pefuble Expedition. We are informed fro^m good Authority, that when the French Fleet failedJrom Breft it conlifted only of the following Ships, vi?. . Three Shi^ofj.80 tSuns; one of which wa� converted into an Hofpital Ship. Four qf ^QunSj onepf thera the Northumberland, on board Qf which the French Admiral hoifted ais . Fk>g. .. .. Six Ships of 64. Guns. And, . Four Frigate^, f/om 34 to 40 Guns: . Which,;with the. Tranfports were all that faiPd from the faid Port'; but they expedled to be join'd at Rochelle, by fixCruizers, who were |hen at Sea j two of which have been taken by the Englifh, viz, the Ambufcade, and the Augufte; and another, who took the Ship with Felons for ^iarylaod, was fo Ackly, tiiat they were obliged to lay her up. There were only two French Men of War left at Breft, who: remain-d fonvant-pf Men. Tlierewere no Trqops fhip'd on board this Fleet at Breft," as has been reported j but 800 Horfev who were dt^gnedtojrc jmb^^ to ^Ra- chelle, where it was reported they were to be embarked, with about 10,000 Foot j but no Perfon in France pre-tends to fay where this Armament is intended for. re hear Wm_5focE6o!m,"5 of "May" 16, thatiheMar-quil del Puerto; theSp^&um.Minifter Plettipoteiitiary there, received Orders to repair, to the Hague, where, he is to refide as his Catholick Majefty's Ambafiador Extraordinary,. � -1 . We hear that his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland is td be in Town the latter End of next Week. 'We hear, that on Adyfce of. three French Privateeja cruizing off Yaroiouth^ ihe Lords Conuniffioiiers of the Admiralty immediately: ordered his Majefty's Ship the Exeter of 60 Guns, and a Sloop, to fail with the utmoft Expedition, to CohVoy the Trade bound from Yarmouth t9 Holland. A D V ERXISE M EN TS are taken in for this Paper, at Lloyd's Coffie-Hovse, in Lombard-Street. ;

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Publication: General Advertiser

Location: London, Middlesex

Issue Date: June 4, 1746