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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - August 28, 1846, London, Middlesex H U R S D A Y, August 28, 1746. Veal, Auguf 26. AME down the Stubbington,Wi-therburn, for Newfoundjand ; and remans with, his Majefty's Ship the Surprize, Panther, and Granada Bomb, with the Obt-ward-bound mention'd in my laft. Wind K.W^ "Plymouth, Aug. �4. Sailed-thePortland's Frize^ Inverness, and DHpatch Man of Wgr, with a Cutter, to the Weftward; and the John and Anne ""fender, with the Trade under her Convoy. Wind Weft. Weymautb, Aug. z$, Yefterjdajr'canje.ta an Anchor in Portland Road the Lynn Man of War, with the Ships under her Convoy. WindW.S.W. Pool, Jug. 25. Ca.me in the Elizabeth, Mills, from London j Erne, Lee, from Folkftone j Eagle, Wefton; Thomas and Anne, Hyde; Three Ifrpthef s, Phippard j and John and Elisabeth, Wills, from Newcaftle. Sailed the Jollifie, Aldridge> for Falmouth ; the Richard and Sarah, Loader, for Newfoundland i and Sarah, *&oIls j Infant John, Shorter j add Trimmer, Headly, for London. Southampton, Aujr. 25. Arrived the John and Mary, Witts, from. Gaernzey j Expedition, Movant, from ditto j and Friend's Delight, Matters,-from Jerfcey. WindS.W. The Willoughby, Terbett, from Jamaica, is arrived at leverpool. The Afliftance, Nunns, from Barhadoes, at Lancafter. TheKoulikan, Wier, from Jamaica, atGlafgow* LONDON. The following Piece ought now to be read, as much as it did at the Time when it was firft published. The Matter of it was not enough confider'd at the Peace of Utrtcbt, or the French Court had not fince bad the Power it has fhewn of violating'its Engagements: And tho' we have noSuccefs in Flanders bow to; boatt of, in order tb demand good ftelinjinarjes, the Jfttcpfi'in llefy, from whence France Stay be attacked tp. the .greateft Advantage, is fumcient to make us infiii pn asrgaod Term? in the approaching PreUmina/y Congrefs, as were demanded at the Congrefs -of Qertrit/denhtrgh, A MEMO RIAL, zontAining the Ufurpa-tions of France, during the Reign King Lewis XfV. Written in the Tear 1709. THOSE Soyerejgns who aim at true Glory, and have a real.jQonqern^for the Good of their People, and the Quiet of',the IfVq^d, cannot \ftu sftce his no other Principles hoj Aims, than its own Grju?d?ur nd the Oppreffion of others. Of this tfcey have had all Imaginable Proofs, not only .in all thevfttts of Violence which thatCrovrohas^ committed enemy, but in all Nego-ciarions, wner'ei� France Kaa n^eAuj(e|^ei9pe| off^nghr tinefs and Th�ats,foioetinie5 of SapfiteRejfs and underhand Praaices. . ' ' / Of* this Management many Inftances might be. proceed ; but at-thisTime 'tistfhought iufficient to give a fcmmary View of the Degrees %f which �� France has ag-grandiz^'i^^^te^e Peiccot A'ttirifter.. It.woalcjbe tedious to rep^^ifcat h>j$|'*the Art? ^nd Engines that Crown hasjempiojjel to attain so fuc|> Grandeur $ and bolides, few are ignorant 'that Atqujfitions, or rather Ufurjjations, fo jge/nicious to the. public Tranquillity, Jrung frw,^;:y^U^4^dhy othe? , Means, tban,thpfe of Iquity and jafece. Firft, iiMjM, in C^xmaay by the Treaty of M^nfter> e Kiog:qf France proc^r'^to be yielded to htm the own of ijrifac, ^LanoWviafe of the Upper and Eower Kkce, vfejffeuenw,- ilS^^'ScffleBdt;Weittlnburgh, the Landau, C^nKejim, Aocb^r^u^r,iuVa], St. Gre g�'re, Eeiffefbergh,' andfTungheim, with all the Village. *nd Rights belonging t$ thefajd P^feaares �, the Villag4 belonging to the Community of Brifcc, with all the ancient Territory of that Town. In Lorrain, the Town of Moyenvic ; and thePefleflion of the Three Bifcopricksof Metz, Tool and Vetdun^cdn-firm'd. In Piedmont, the Poffeffion of Pignerol confirm'd. Secondly, in 1651, The King of France caus'd the Duke de Bouillon to yield and make over to him the Town and Caftle of Sedan, Rancour, and the $&3kv tif Sobil-Ion. ^ " Thirdly, in 1659, by theTreary ef the Pwwiees, France had on the Side of the Pyrenees, the Tovw'and Citadel of Perpignan, with the Roufillon, the Conflans, and Part of the Cerdagne, with Cafol, apd 33 Vilfeges. ^ In the Netherlands, the County of Artois, in which are the Towns of Arras, Baupaume, Bethune, Li Hers, Lens, St. Pol, Teraane, Pas, &c. Pait of Flanders, with Grave-lines, Fort Philip* the Fort de V EcWe, Fort Henvin, Bourbourgh, arid St. Venant. Part of Hainault, in wjuch are the Towns of Landrecy, Quefhoy, Mariembourgh, Philippeville, Avennes, Part of Luxembourgh, with Thionville, Montmedie, Damvillers, Yvoi, Chaveney le Chaud, Marville. In the Territories of the Duke of Lorrain, the Dutchy of Bar, and Part of Lorrain, viz. Clermont, Stenayj^Dun, Jamets, and the Poffeffion of "Moyenvic confirm'd. Fourthly, in 1662, the King of .France bought, and had deliver'd to him by Charles-the 2d King, of England^ the important Place of Dunkirk, for Fivflr Millions of Livres. Fifthly, in 1668, by the Treaty of Aix la ChapeHe, the King of France had yielded to him, in the County of IQlBtour,Charleroy j in the County of Hainault, the Towns of Binch and Aeth; in the County of Flanders, theBail-liage of Doway, wherein is Doway, the Fort d'Efcarpe, Poaferaife, Ledufe, Orchies, Marchiennes } theTourne-fis, wherein are the Towns of Tournay, St. Amand and Mortagne ; the Caftellany and Town of Audenarde; the Province and Government of Lifle, with the Town of that [Name; the Caremban, in which are Pontaventin, and Phalempin; the Puede, in wluch are Monfenpaele, Chifoin, Pontaraarck, and Pontebouvinces j the Jidelan-thoife^ wherein are Pontarjeflui* and Seclin; the Lorain, in which are Eanoy,^WlrnetoBj, Comminesj; and Wetwtele the Wepes, in which are laBaffee, and-'Hautboarditt-jihe Town of Armentiers; the Caftellany of-Courtray j.Menin.j Harlebeck j Deinfe ; Thielt, and Rofebeck; the .Vifcounty of Berg,.in which are Berg St. Vinox, and Port St. Francis ; the Vifcounty pf Furhes, ^ith Fumes, Fort Knoc-que, &c. Sixthly in 1679, '.ty tne Treaty of Nimegueh, the King of France had, in theCounty^f Flanders, the "^owns and. Caftellany ofVpres, Bailleulj and Caflel, with tbek Dependancies : The C^onfirmatabn of the Towns and triftof Menin, the Tcwmana'D^pwdancies of Wara|ton and Poperingen ; in Artois, the T^wns. and Depen|^i4ie> of St. Omer and Aire; in the Canip�&, Cambray� j' in Hainault, the Towns and Dependancies of Valenciennes, Bouchain, Conde, Bavai, and .Maubege j Dinant itf'the '"BiiKojpfick cfjijegCi $e F^U|c^e-'Cb'|^t�. laOsmaay, the Town and Citadel 0/ Fribourgh, with three villages depending on It. *" ' .i5,^, In Lqcraio, xhs Towns of Nancy and Longies;, With four great Roads crofs Lorrain, from Nancy to JfctzSi Didier, Vefoul, and,.into Alface. Tis tp be obfery'd, that in the Tteaty of N�aegue4 'twas ftipdtatecl between the French and Sp^hiarc^ that Coo^iuioqeis^^oujLd meet ftt Canibray, to regulate aB Dilute? i^tm^tarife cpncerning t)?e%un^'V\Mk;aiter jeyerariorig 'Qontjj&s, pecafion'd by the.exorbib�t^riei�n�. fionsof France, Aat Crown formed Claims to&fitefw*. vinces, under the Denomination ,an4 Pretext pf, J0*pet|-dancies} and tbgreupon, in the Spring of the Year 168^ took Poffeflion of Abbeys of Thierry and Si^Gerard with 40 Villagei'in the Province of Narhur, and1 th^ Abbey of Molin. " ; In February i68cs the Empcrour reprefented-'te the Diet at Ratifljoo, that -the.Frenth had brokenAe^Preaty ofNimegueninfeveralPoints/ ' i. By rtai�taiaib|.Tifir>ops in the Empire, 2. By IceepijJg the Pfecet-^Jffifk'^ieir ought to have evacuated. By exacting OphtriBdtioni. 4. Bydemandmg Irb^l'thij.Tett-TowiJi'tfr ififtsce^7^ path of Fidelity, npder Pretext,of Sovereignty^ i "tp0fik a fuperior Court of Judicature, and ^Aiddiag ^e^aft)|-iag any Sqft before the Imperial-Chambero/,$j�r#P |. By obliging the Vaffals and Nobles of Alfeefe to We*new Oath. 6. By pretending a Right of Vaifelage up0*i>ftt|, Toul, and Verdun, and upon other Imperial Ito^hices and Towns. 7. By confifcating the Revenues of the^Cfiap-ter of Strafbourg. 8. By making raw Fortification^ at Schleftad and Hunninguen. 9. By refunng t&reilarethe Dutchy of Mohtbeliiard. 10. By caking PoiTeffion jpf Homboargb and Bitfch. 11: Byibtm% ftveral Prcten-fions relating to the City of Strasbourg. After a long Deliberation the Diet refolv'd that thole Proceedings of France were direiUy contrary to the Treaties of Manfter and Nimeguen; that the Emperor fhould bedefired to demand Satisfaftion, in his own Name, sled on the Part of the Empire; and that this Refblutioajflionld be notified to the Minifters of France at the Imperial �Court, and at Ratiiban, with a Remonftrance of the Injustice of the laid infractions of the iaid Two Treaties. Bat the French, inftead ol fttisfi^ fuikjuft Detnaads, attended the-limits of Alfece.ibrm'd^new Pretenfions *f* I upon Sunterbourg in the Bilhoprick of Spire/ poffefiM themfelvesof Falkenilein, and of good Part of thePalaji-,nate ; and in 1681, they furpriz'd py Treachery the important City Of Strafbourg. The aggrandiaing of France on the Side of Italy caus'd no Ids Alanns":!:For in -1681,' theDake of Mantua deli- ^ .^'6U5^i^^tt�iiand�of ^e-Ftench, for^Frjar^il- ~*^* lions of Livres. �| At the fame Time a Frenchman raking ihtothe Ar- *? j chives of the Parliament of Metz, pretended tofind that all Aiface, Lorrain, the Counties of China, together with Ar-lon, Vterfon, the whole Country of Luxembourg, except the Capital City, divers Villages and- Lordihip in Ger-many, TJrabant, F4anders, Hainault, Artois, and in the County of Liege, belobg'd to the Crown of France, as sDepoidencies of the;Biffioprick ania^*aw%|qiB|^|e^^ � : IhTlE^myrFel^ Then the French encouraged by che Irruption of the Turks into the Empire; > fiirpriz'd Courtray and Dixmuydj rw^efeopon the Court of Spain difmife'd the French Ambafedpr, and recali'd their own. Immediately, the MvftCfyyHatf &ng gave Oiwrs for the Marquis de Bellefond to attack Gironne in Catalo-ma ; and for his droops on this"Side-to' beHege Liixem- 2^4 bburgin Form. King William, at*thatTime Priaeeof ^ -Orange, kndi^^^e'Importance of that Place, propds'd ^ to the States-General a hew Levy of i6,�oa Merti and to i^ak'e the FWo;in'ordir to hinder the Frenfehfrom executing dieir Driigri; bat that Propofition did not take Effeft. I The Prince* npt^rkhilandin^b^ifte ever attentive touhe, PfeftMoH'.-e^ad Tf^gumf^ -�o�eW,'. nasetifd with ^afmalLBody of Forces ^relieve I^etobourg} but It was o^'dto furrehder by Capitula^uH before he tould*^et After^thie important Coiiqueft, France propos'd a Truce cf 29 Years, whioh was fign'd at th^ Hague the 29th of 'June 1684 and was broken by France by the Siege of Philipibourgh-in . ' ^ 1 - : nod'fap-MjJpy Revolationiri.EngTand, gave King William 'i Means tp engage divers Sovereigns to enter into a War, that was ablolutely neceuary-for procurn^ ibe Repoife of Europe. That W^fsi^-teirmina|edib^^ Ry- fwkk, which'ap^eaj'd to^sid^^^imxo^ttnzt, that vthe^Frenctt Naaioii^d^^iaita^ul^^^becaafe the fecret Views and Politicks, of tb?s ^m^-m^P^^SS^mm^ But Frarice,/by*-yieldtng%jpfeveral*^ qusfts, and annulling feveral Re-unjons made after theftace of Nimeguen, laid the Foundation of- their cover'd De-' figa to drairthe Hefoverthe largeft'-Moharchy intheUni-verffe: They*afily agreed to allirfre vRe^ttution* ftipulated by that Treaty, having fban'd a Projeft to put themfelves fodri iri-PoJreSioH, ifot onlj^of all they'feemM to give up, but of the baft Patf of Europe awd America.. For the jeit, they" had fo little Regard to ;that-Treat)r after they had w ADVERTISEMENTS are taken in for this Paper, at Lloyd*s CoFfriE-HovsE, in Lombard-Strfeti Cape Briton fgfEver^
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