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   General Advertiser (Newspaper) - October 22, 1846, London, Middlesex                                W � D  , A Y,   October 22,   1746. RRI.VED Yefterday .after Poft ^hl*. Majcfty's. fcjoop Ferret, and !. Scorpion, with about 1.0 Sail of {'. C'oaiters, frdm.rbrtftnouth ; aiid remain with h'u Majefty's Sloops Shark, and Swah j and' Swift Privateer;   the Ruby, Moon, for Carolina; Catherine, Perry, for Ljfbon ; and jofcph and Richard,. Wilis, foe Rotterdam.. Stodbolm, 03. 11. The Stk of this,Month the Senate proceeded ta appoint the Secret Committee, which is to conlift of 50 Members, taken from the different Orders of the Kingdoms. All the Matters that are to be deliberated on mult be laid before this Committee, and there is a Talk or many important Affairs to be difcirfsVf, particularly with Kegard to the Engagements of this Kingdom with certain foreign Powers. The State of our Commerce and Mar jiufactureswill be alfo laid before the Dyet, that fuch new Meafures may b*.taken in this Afflembly as are neceffary to lender them both- more flourifliing. Mr.Edward Carl-loon, who has been Minifter from thi$ Court to the Porte, is lately returned from Conftantinopje, and has reported to the Mwiftry, thefrefh Afiuraoces he received at his De-~ parture of the good Difpofitions the Grand Signer was m towards Sweden, particularly in what regards her Commerce. DrtfJen, Off. 16. The Letters from Warfaw are full of the Honours and Diftinttions fbewn thereto, the Mar-quifslffars, the French Amballador. Their Majefties treat him with the higheft Marks of Efteem ; and ail the Court, with the Senators and moil confiderable Nobility, are eager to follow their Example. He has had feveral private Audiences, both of the King and Queen, m all which he was ufed with the greateft DUlin&ion and Con-jidence. The Princeis Mary-Jofephina, who is morfe than ever talked of for the Dauphin;' is the KiagV 3d Daugk-ter, and will be 15 Years of Age the 4th of next Month, having been born on that Day of November 17 jt. Berlin, 0:2.18. There is a Talk of fending a M�nift� from this Court to the Conferences at fireda, as well to employ the King"* good Offices in the Negotiation? qf Peace, as to take Car* of his Majefty's own Interests, in tbe future Treaty of Pacification* Maejtricbt, Off. 26. In the Difpofitjotis for the Winter Quarters, Field Marfhal Bathiani has reiblved to take up his at Ruremonde. By which it appears, the Englifh and Heffian Troops will be1 difpofed of at Breda, Boifteduc-aod the neighbouring Towns; the Hanoverians, at Maef-tricht, Venlo, and Grave; the Auftrians. in the Dutchies of Limburg and Luxemburgh, and the Dutch Troops in the Heart of the Republick. L Q N D O N. According to (omt Advices from Breda, there are favourable Hopes with regard to the Effects of the approaching Conferences; which occafioned the Penfionary Qilles to out again, in order to be prefimrat them. M. de Puyfiewt has made heavy Complaints about the {topping a Courier w�H its Paffport, which has occafioned both the Englifh and-Dutch Minifters at Breda, to write to the General* of their refpeftive Nations, cautioning them againft permitting any fuch Thing for the fufure. The French Colonels,, whofe Regiments confitt, of bnt one Battalion each, have �very one reoeiv'd Orders to raife "other by the Month of March next, left the Conferences � Breda fhould not fucceed. The French.have chriften'd the late AcUon, fie BattU 1} Rourmx, and tell �b they are conducting the Prifoners oade there, into the interior Part of their Kingdom, the Court being reiblved not to exchange thofe belonging to kis Britannic Majefty, till the F/nenjch Officers, who are nifoners in England, arexeleafed. They write from Bans, that the Government of Quef* will be givea to the Marqufe of galjgnac, now of Fe-aelon, and nearly related, to toe"fimdns ArchbHhop of Cambray, in ConfidefaitioB of the lopg:and eminent 6er-> vices of his late Father. The Troops which have beea detached from the French, flmiy in Flanders, are making fore'd Marches to QrTeans, where Veffels will be ready to tratrfport then* by the Loir toBritanny. Yefterday the fevwal Traops of Horfe Guards, wer� mutter'd in Hide Park, at which .was ^efenthfei Royal "Jfhnefsthe Duke of'Cumbeiland, and feveral General Officers. From the London Gazette. Sffiftiolm, Oa.7/0. S. Qn Saturday W GerreraT Lu-brafs, the Ruffian Minifter, took his Audience of Leave. Laft Night died here, in a very advanced' Age, Senator Count Lag^rfherg. From the Camp at Mentors, Off-. -1-4. N.S. Since the 6th-Inftant-, N.S. we-have had-nothing very material here in Point of Military Occurrences.: The. Evacuation of the Town of ,Ventimi^iia by the Enemy was like to prove of little Service to us, as our nvarchipg forw.ajd (eemed to be equally obftruaed by their leaving 300 Men in the Caftle^ under the Command of a brave, and relblu.te Swifs Officer, who woutd not hear of any Proportions for the Surren-dxing of it,. Io.this.DjJe.mma.iLhe King of Sardinia, and the Generals under him, turned thyr.Thougbts to the finding out fqme other Road by the Mountains^ and rendering it practicable by Pioneers; and tho1 the Difficulties fcemed almoft infuperable, it was at latt compaffed, and the Army fet forwards on Monday the 10th Inftant to this Place in two Marches 1 but thq' we avoided the Cannon, of the Caftle, we had much to fuffer from the Badnefs of the Road, infomuch that the King cf Sardinia and the Duke of Savoy themfelves were forced to. go mod of the Way on Foot, and fe-veraj, of our Horfes and Mules fell down the Prtcipices. tJoqn the Army's earning here, we were informed the Enemy was ppf&fled of all the effential Pods that lay between this Place and Nice, and the Means of forcing them out of the fame, and opening the' Way to the Var were immediately taken into Confhieration: Befides the two Bodies under Marquis Bajbain, and Brigadier Martini (the laft of which was reinforced with feveral Companies of Grenadiers,, chofen Militia and Independent Co.m-paxties), which were di(pqfed, of in the Mountains on the Flank of the Enemy,. General Gorani was ordered to march wkh ten Battalions more, to attack them if pof-fible, on another S^de : We heard Yeilerday Evening that he ha.d ajeeady driven them out of one eflentH Pott and fecuied it, as aifq that he was preparing to attack them again.this Morning,. By an Officer who arrived Yefterday from the Marquis ele- Botta, we underftand, that General Brown had begun his March with a, large, Detachment from'the Auftrian 4r" my n.eaj Genoa, tp join us. We have this Morning had an Account, that there were Yeilerday Afternoon, and till late in the Night, feveral fharp Engagements on the Moun. tains that command the Pod of la Turbie, between the Body of our Troops UDder General Gorani, and the French and Spaniards there : Some Men have been loll on both Sides, tho' more on the Enemy's than ours, but General (Gorani himfelf has been killed on the Spot. However our People fucceeded at laft in forcing and pof&fHng themfelves of all the Pofts that command La Turbie, except one little Hillock, which Count d'Antremont, a Brigadier in the King of Sardinia's Service, on whom the Command of that Body is now devolved, propafed to attack this Morning, if the Enemy did not abandon it in tbe Night; which their Deferters, who are juft now come jn, afliireus, they have done. If this laft Circamftance is confirmed, put March to Nice can nowraest bat with very little Opposition, andj we think* will be immediately undertaken. P.S. Two Officers difpatch'd by Count d'Antremont have juft now brought the King of Sardinia an Account, that the Enemy had'abandoned La Turbie in the Night. Munich, Oil. 20, N-S. Letters of the 7th Inftant from the King of Sardinia's Head Quarters at Bordighera in-form uv that hia Sardinian Majefty, after having-driven the French and Spaniards from their Pofts upon the ills, with very little Lofs on his Part, had given Orders for making a new Road over a Mountain which leads to the CaiUe of Ventimiglia, in order to attack-it, which, it is thought, would give the Enemy Time te retire: And they write from Nice under the fame Date, that it was thought that half the Spanifh Cavalry would march to Catalonia, and the reft renwrn in bafroj. Copenhagen, 08* We had a violent Stofm here on the 13th l&ftapg, which njaft have occahonfed great Loffes at Sea.- A melancholy Account is already received of fome Part of the Brittfh Mcrch^r^tFJeet, which failed lately from Effenore. Several pf thrift Traders run opoh the Riff of Anhojt, vvhere c^e fr4ic1c fafl> tvvo be^t overv and are fince funk, but the Men (kved j tw o others g^t intc afmall Swe-difh Harbour in a very bad Oo&ditipn, the reft threw Part of their Cargoes over board, and by that were preferred, but it is mjich feared that fJrne more have pejifhed; finCe the Convoy was feeh upon the Coaft of Nonvay, with ofhyrabout eoSail, thd^ they were upwards of 100 when they left Elfcnore. Lieutenant Generals Huiffield, Walter, Brotk*nhnas> ^md Lercbe, are promdtesd'to the rt,ank of Generals, the .two former of the .Iu(antiy, "and the' latter of the -Cavalry.   The French Cutter tyhjeh-pur in at Bergen, with a new Company of, furpeQed Perfons, fail'4 away with thehj for Frantej on the 8th at Aiiguft, CampofAiitBit, Q(�?. z6.' The B.ritifti' apd f^effiiri Troopi march this Morning towards Venlo, the Hanoverians ajte to follow next Saturday, and fuch t/f the, Auftrians as are to be. in Luxemburg marched Yefterday. Amfttrdam, 'Orf.' 2*, Jy*.j.'T^here. are feVera! .LetteM here that fay, that the rukeD'Anville's Squadron has attacked Loui/bourgh,and has beefi. Mgulied with great Lofs^ both by t>ea and Lar^d. By our beft. Advices from. Bruffclj, M. Saxe arrived there on Monday laft. from the Army j h was thought he would remain, thejx 8 Or 10 pay?; and] then fet out for Paris. The #uke cle Boufieville was ap. pdinred Governor of Bruflels, and Count Lo*endahl of Namur, and the Province. The French we/e begimiing to demolifh the Fortifications cf Mons. By Letters from, Paris of the 24th Inftant, the Engjifh Ttoops under General St.' Clair, had intrenched themfelves very ftrongl^ upon the Peninfula of Ouiberon. They had erefled thre^ Batteries, and the Fle'ethad a good Bay to ride in^ and] was fecured from all Wind*. They had alfo made a Cue through the Jfthmus, wh>ch joins the Point of Qoiberori to the CPntinent. Some Letters mention, that after haying landed the Troops, the Engliih Squadron was failed in older to lay Siege to Beireifle. ft was added, that the Englifh had not committed any Outrages^ but that the AlarrA arripngft the Merchants was renewed, a.nd that the Duke de Penthievres was upon the Point of letting out for Brirai-ny; the Marfhal la Fane was already gone thither, toge> ther with Meff. Rotelin, de St. Prix; Cocclegan, and de Contades. and that the Duke de Rouqrt was getting together 1000 Gentlemen of the Province. By Advices forri Bteft of the 18th Inftant, two French Men of War, which 'failScTwith Duke d'AnviUe's"'Squadron j were arrived there) with'an Account, that the faid Squadron had met with a Violent Storm within 50 Leagues of Nova Scotia, by which, the whole had greatly (uftered, and that fome of their largeil Ships had been ieparated from the Fleet in a very bad Condition. We have Letters from Vannes of the 20th, which fay, that four Days after the Englifh had re-imbarked, their Fleet had appeared off the Oftle of Qur-beronj, and fummoned the Governor to furrender; threonine, in Cafe of Refufd; tp ufe the Garrifon witn the ut-moft Rigour, and that the Governor had thereupon fur-rendred $ that the Town of Vannes was in the utmoft Confteination, the Guards of the Coail having retired with rPrecipitation, upon the landing the Engliih Tropps ; that By*their Pofition theCommun:cation with Belleifle was cut off; and that feveral Britifh Men of War were cruizing off that Ifland, in order to prevent any Supplies being fent from the Cpaft thither j that an Order was arrived from Court, ftriftly prohibiting any Ship of any Nation whatever from going out of any of the Ports of Britany. The French Eaft India Stock, which Upon the re-imbarking of the EhglifH Troops role to 1420, was fallen to 11 So. Hague, 03. 28, TftS. Letters of the 12th from Genoa, allure, the Auftrians under Count Brown being in Motion to overtake the King of Sardinia at Ventimiglia, after their Junction, it is tooughr, that Prinee will leave to the Count the Command of the whole Combined Arfhy; and return to Turin, In the mean Time, the French and Spaniards are faid to have all repaffed the Var. The Peri-fipnary returned hither from Breda laft Nightj as did the Earl of Sandwich To-day ; and, it is thought, that M. de Puyfieux may likewiie foon make a Tour over to this Place, where Count Harrach is daily etfpe&ed. Our Letters from Paris of the 33d bring nothing new from the Side of Brittany with Regard to the fecond Del-cent of the Englifh; but they fpe-k as if the French Court had received fome difagreeable News of the Operations of its own Squadron under the Duke of Anville % and there are fome private Letters here, which reprefent it to have aftually met with a confiderable Check in 1 Amenci1, tho* they cTSfipt agree in the Ciicamftances. By feveral private Letters received from the Hague; we hear, that the Duke d'Anvilie haying fet fail from, Rochelle the.zzd of June lafti N.S. with twenty one Men of War, Frigates and large Privateers, befides many fmall ones from lo to 14 Gunsi and near 200 Tranfports, with a feve^Regimentvon bttfirdi cbmmandedby M, Foment j Brigadier Geoetal, fteecedl diredUy his Courfe for Cape Breton. That when he came there, he made the neceflary Dif-po&tions, and landed fome thoufand Men, with a la'ge Tr$ih of Artillery, and immediately commanded the Governor of Lottifbavirg to furrender, and being' refufed, he diredllyattackui. the Town in the mod vigorous manner both by Sea and Land, though they could do but little. Execution byoSea, on Aceouw of fome Englifh Men df Wat, - who behaved f� Mjell as tb keep them out of the Harbour. A U V E RT IS F- M II N |[S are taken in for this Paper,    Lloyd's Cwffes-House, in Lombard-StrfeU   

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