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   General Advertiser (Newspaper) - October 6, 1846, London, Middlesex                                MONDAY,   October 6,   1746. Dtak Oftober 4. IS Majefly'a Ships with the Outward-bound remain, as in my '.lakv This Forenoon his M�je-' fly's Ship the Folkftone run on ~the Goodwin. Sands, and loft her Rudder j but is got off, and is now coming into "the Downs. WindNiN.W.' at The Albemarle, Grafon, from Virginia, is arrived Yarmouth Road. LONDON. From the London Gazette. Cottjlantinoplft Augujl 10. On the 29th pair, fee Grand Vizir was depVed antfoanilheJ to Rhodes. .The Kayfhaw; Bey is made Vi*ir, and Seyd Effendi (who was Embafladot in France) fucceeds to the Pott of ifjryfhaw Bey, The1 The Aaftrlan' Refldent makes To-morrew his publick. Entry, as Inter-Nuncio from his Imperial Majefty, Peterjbiurg, Sept/b. Yefterday being her Imperial Ma-jefty's Name-Day;, the Foreign M miller's had the Hbnour to compliment her in the Forenoon. They were all invited to Dinner at the Great ChanceHer's ; and in the Evening there was a Ball at Court. Stockholm, Sept. 16. Yelterdajf at Noon a Herald at Arms, with 12 Trumpets, and a Kettle Drum, proclaimed, in the ufual Manner, the Opening of the Diet ; and the Members of the Houfe of Nobles are accordingly now bufy in given in their Names and their Proxies to their Secretary. After To-morrow it is thought they will proceed to the Election of their Marfhal. The 'Djree however will not be in full Activity before the next Week, as the Bank Men, the zo Electors, the Secret Committee, and other Deputations, mull be chofen, before they can go upon any Bufinefs, and that will take upgthe Remainder of the Week. Munich, Sept. 6. We hear the Duke of Wirtemberg is at prefent with the Elector Palatine at Manheim, who intended in a few Days to move with his Court to Duffel* dorp. The Dutch Commiflary is upon the Point of letting out frdm hence for Doiftw'ert, in order to receive and. niarch off the^aft: Div.ifion of the Bavarian Troops in the Say of the Miaritime Powers. The Prince of Hilburghau-fen, who commands them* will fet out To-morrow* Btrlia, 03. 1. The King of Pruffia is ftill at Potzdam, where the Annfverfary of the Battle at Sohr in Bohemia, wasfolemnized Yefterday, In Prefence of all the Generals who commanded in that Engagement. His Majeftyis expected to arrive at Charlottenberg To-raorrow, and to come to Town the Day after. The Chief of a Regiment of Huffars Major General Ziethem, andj^ts Lieutenant-Colonel Vippach, who commands- thoflrnve Squadrons which are now in Mecklenburg, have been prefented'each of them with a magnificent Sabre by the King. Homboarfr 0&-. 4, M.S. The Bells of the feveral Steeples in this City were rung Yefterday an Hour in the Forenoon, and another in the Afternoon, it being the Day preceeding the Interment of his late Danifh Majsfty ; and in the Cathedral was held a Funeral Oration. To Day the-l&e Ceremony of ringing Bells has b:en. obferved, and' will be again To-morrow for the third and laft Day. Count Raab, who had defigned giving an Entertainment upoa this Anniverfary of his Matter the Emperor's Name-Day, has deferred it for eight Days, upon Account of the ufual Funeral Ceremonies in this City, upon the Death of a King of Denmark. Prince George of Holftein, the youngeft Brother" to the appointed Succeffor in Sweden, �nd who has a Regiment of Dragoons in the Pruffian Series, is to be marritd to a P.rincefs of Holihin-Beck, and Dowager Countefs of Dohna. Hrerdcren Camp, 03. 5, N.S.  Prince Clermont's Aid & Camp, who was difpatched by him to Marfhal Saxe �fj Sunday Morning, was taken by fome of our Huffars with his Difpatche^.   We fince hear that the laid Prince was to be, with the Body of Troops under him that were employed in tbe Siege of Namur, on the 7th at Judoigne, *fla the 8th at Sr. Tron, in order to join the Marfhal. Our Army paffes the1 jaar To-morrow or next Day.   We have heard that the Enemy abandoned Hu/, Yefterday Morning, to join that Corps likewife to their main Body Our H'uffars had a Skirmilh on       Left with four Scjua drons of. the Enemy's, wheh they slacked in their r'ank, routed therh, and fO->it 1   or 16' Priforiers, and as many Horl'es ; but perceiving five orfix more Squadrons, �nd fome Foot Coming to their Rehef," they retired with; h�le or no Lofs. The hrft Column of *he Bavarians comes this Day to Aix. Extras of a Letter fnm-, an Officer DifiinStion in the Allied Army, dated 08obcr 7, N.S. ' We have, within. tbefe few Days paft, made three ' feveral Motions to draw tbe French out of their Intrench-' ments, but all to no Purpofe j The Motion we made Yefterday terribly alarmed them; infomuch> that we 4 could plainly perceive they were, in, the utmott Hurry and Confufion : Since which they have worked Night and Day to firengthen their tntreebments ; but as the heavy Rains we have lately had moil, if they continue, foon drive them out, fo'they have fent out to fetch in all their ' diflant Parties^ both from Namur and elfewhere ; but ' whether with Defign to llrengthen their Army, fo as to * favour their Retreat, or in order to pay us a vifit, we ' know not; but this we do know, that they cannot pofli- bly continue long in their prefent Quarters, on Account of the Weather ; and, as we have now got the Jaar in our Front, we are quire ready to receive them let (hem come as foon as they will, all our Officers and Soldiers being in the higheft Spirits, and defire no better Sport ' than to have.a Brufh with them in the open Field, where we think ourfelves certain of Succefs, even though they ' were double our Number; and as a plain Proof of it, ' the Night before laft about 30 of our Huffars were a> U tack'd by a Body of at leaft 70 of the Enemy, whem our ' Huffars immediately put to flight, took about 20 of ihem * Prifoners, kill'd 11, and would have deftroy'd the whole Body had not another large Party of theirs come up to their Afliftance, and obliged our Huffars confifting then ' at^but 28 Men, to'retreat in good Order. We are in hourly Expectation of the Bavarians joining us. Extra3 of a private Letter from Madrid, dated Septem ttniber 17, JV.S. * A few Days ago fome Overtures were raade by the ' Portuguefe Minifter to the King of Spain, in favpur of � the EnglifiS; upon which his Majefty pofitively declared, * that he was fully refolved never to come into "any Ac-' commodation with any Power whatfoever,-without the * free Confentand Approbation of his Allie�, whom he was * determined never to abandon j and that he was alfo de-' terjmHed.reh"gioBfly to follow the exact Steps of his Fa- * ther, in vigoroufly pulhing on the prefent War, till a ge-' neral and lading Peace could be obtain'd, which he was ' very well affured would foon be agreed on by the Mini-' fters affembted at Breda, he'haviog hadfuch Intimations j' from the French Court, to whom he had given full Pow-' ers to treat on his Part. We hear that the Objection raifed by the French Minifter at Breda was only about a trifling Punctilio ; and that as fcon as ever that Affair is fettled, which 'tis believed will bfr in a' few Days, the Conferences will certainly go on. We hear that feveral Men of War will foon be ordered for.Antigua,, and.that all thofe {rationed there at prefent, will be recalled. We, hear, that the Weazle Sloop of War is added to the Convoy formerly appointed to protect the Merchant-Ships bound to Portugal. The Hampton-Court, Spright, . from Stockholm, for Lynn, failed.from the Sound; along with a Scotch Veffel : They were attack'd by a Privateer, which took the Scotch Veflfel; but Capt Spright, fought her, and got clear. The Charles. Frigat, Capt. Kally, from Newfoundland, for LegKorn* arjired at Gibraltar on the 24th of Auguft, O.S. and proceeded on her Voyage the next Day. On Saturday lafi an Account came that the Gibraltar, Cape. Michett, was fafely arrived in the Dwns from .Leghorn ; and that he had taken a French Ship bound from Newfoundland to Havre-de-grace. On Saturday l�il the Dragon Man of War*of 50 Guns, which has been lately refitted for Sea Service, irv the Dock at Woolwich, was hawlSi out ofihe Dock. 7 he Command of her was given to Cape. Frankland ; and all the Crew of the Falmouth Man of Wat are turn'd over on board the faid Ship. And the Falmouth, which b3$ lately come from the Well-Indies, is ordered to be refitted. Yefterday it was reported, that Lord Lovat was fo ilj in the Tdwer, that it was thought be could not recover. Lord Hume,' Colonel of th* Guard?, is fo well recovered of his Indifpofitfon, as to be able to attend the Court' Martial now fitting at Whitehall. Sentence has not been, pronqunced agaiaft A-;-<-l M ��, as mentioned in the Papers of Saturday laft. We hear, that the l^ebsites -of the C-^t^ill take up fome Days longer, api'thft'thejf adjourned frorj} Friday lafi, \.a this Day, whea they �r$ ,to proc.-pd again ;q takeJnro-their farther Confideration, as wellthe Kltidences examiJi'd1 againlthiin, as tiiofe^fOT his Defence. We are aflbr'd, that a great Number of the Inhabitants of the City and Liberty of Weltminfter, are refolved ftre-nuoufly to fupppjt the Intereft of the Lcrd fercival, cnei 1 of our prefent.worthy Reprefentatiycs� stthenextGeneral Election,,, whofe Heady and good Conduct In Patliament, v his Zeal and . honeft Behaviour/ in the late troubleiome Times, and known Affection to the prejfcnt jbsjppy Eftsir blifhment juftly recommend his Lordfhjp again to tke favour of his Conitituents. We hear, that the Right Hon. the Lords ofThe Trea-furyhave intrufted Mr. Samuel Smith, of Cati^tcn*ftr�er, with the Care of Tranfporting foch of the Rebels, �hof� Lives bis Majeily, in his Mercy, may pleafe to Ipate. _^ OnThurfiilay laft his Majeft/'s Plate of 100 Guineas was run for at Newmaiket,' and won by Mr. Panton's Horfe Sio-iv. On Friday the Five Year .Old Plate waa won by Lord Portmore's Grey Horfe. Mr. Crofts's Grey Mare came in Second. And Mr. Panton's Grey Mare came Laft, who *as taken againfl the Field, Two to One;-Apd -'tis fad-the Knozuing:0itej were taken in. On Saturday Lrrd Portmore's Horfe Moreccck, beat Mr. Greville's Hotfe Blank, for Fifty Guineas. The fame Day Mr. Grtvilre's Horfe Ca^, ""bcaiKfr? Grafwood's Horfe Teazer; who gave Cub Ten Pound Wei-ght:-And the Knowing were again out of Luck. Lalt Friday the Workmen began to poll down Part of the Scaffolding in Weftminfter-Hall, to make room to pafs to the Court of chancery and King^s Bench. The fame Day the Right Hon. the Lord Sundon carr.� to Town from his Seat at Sundon in Bedfordfhire. Laft Night the Corpfe of Capt. Hill, who died on Tuefday Ntght Lft, at his Houfe near Greenwich, was inten'd in a very handfome manner in the Church-yard of the faid Place; where a Vault had been lately built for the Family. On Saturday Morning laft about One o'Clock, a Fire brok out at the Houfe, formerly the BufFaloe's-Head Tavern at the  Corner of Finch-lane in Threadneedle-ftreet, (that was fitting dp for Mr. Brown, a Packei) which burnt with great Violence, and in a fhort time conlumed the faid Houfe and datnag'd three others adjoining, and had not there been immediate help by Engines from the London Affurance Office, &c. the whole Nfighbourhood mull have been* burnt.---It was occafion'd by the Workmen leaving, a Fire carelefly in one of the Rooms. By the Fire which lately happen'd at Mr. Phillips's* Carpenter to his Majefty, in BrookvMews, there wire 2200 fine clean Deals hurnt, which had been fix Years collecting together, befides a great quantity cf Mahogany, Sec. &c. On Saturday twj Gentleraen^came to the above Place, and enquired into the Lois that each of the Workmen fuftain'd, and ordered that they fhould give an exact Account thereof in a few Days j from which it is prefumed, that there will be a Contribution rais'd amongli feme Gtn-tlemen, on Account of their Misfortune, there being 47 Chefts of working Tools burnt, amounting to a cocfidtra-ble Sum, in Value. On Saturday Night laft Mr. Barry from the Theatr in Dublin, pecform'd the Part cf Oihel'o, at the Theatrce Royal in Drury-Lanej before a numerous and polite Audience, and met with as great Applaufe as could be ex-prefs'd. Yefterday Morning ea'ly a Weft-Country Barge of 124 Feet long, was unfortunately funk at the New-Bridge at Weftminlter, as they was going rhro' one of the Archei ; which Arch a Lighter lately funk, anl the Barge going over it bulged a Hole fn the Bottom of her, and great Damage done to her Lading.-This is the fecond Voyage fhe has made, and belongs to Mr. Cobb, of Reading, in Berkshire. High-Water this Day at London-Bridge, at 11 Minu'te9 after 4. __---^-;- Bank Stock 135 i half. India Ditto 181. fouth Sea Stock 105 1 half. Ditto Old Annuities no Price. Ditto New 103 1 4th. Four per Cent. Bank An nuitfes 101 3 8ths. Three per Cent. Annuities 85 7 Sths Million Bank 106 1 half. Equivalent no Price. Rqyal Afi'urance 80. London Affurance 11 1 8th. English Copper c 1. Seven per Cent. Emperor's Lo*n nq Price-. Five per Cent. Ditto no Frice. Bank Crrcula-tion 81. 10 s. Pr. India Bonds ; 1. 11 s. Pr. Thrte and a half Salt 174? no Price. Three and a half per Cent. Exchequer Otderj no Price. Three per Cent. Ditto no Price. Lottery Tickets 101.15 s. 6 d. Life Annuities 13 1 8th Year's Purchafe. * - AD V EKT1SE M ILN TS are taken in lor this Paper, at Lloyd's Coffei-Hous � in Lombard-Strt-et^   

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