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   General Advertiser (Newspaper) - November 5, 1846, London, Middlesex                                The General , AdVffitifer. WEDNESDAY,   Novembers,   1746. K fc. m b. ZW, November 3. lESTERDAY after Foft failed, his 'Majefly's Ships Litchfield and Bfiitol; and Moetague Store-fhip; with the tvvp Qutward-boivid Ships to the Wellward. Arrived his Majefiy's Sloop the ScorpjoDy from.a Cruize. Wind N.E. Crave/end, 08. 3. Pafb'd by the Peggy and Jenny, Martin, from Antigua ; Two Brothers, Jergen, from Bmb-  and the Sucqefs, for Flufhing. On the joth failed Levant, Harrington, for Tur-ky- j Weitmorelasd, Marihalf; the Lancafhire Witch, Thomson, fbr Jamaic'a; Young William, 'Jew, for Antigua ; Martha, Raines, for Madeira ; Algarve, Brown, for Fa-roe ; arid Indufrry, In-, ches, for Carolina* the St. Mawesv for Guepnzey ; and the Levant Gaily, K'yper, for MarJeillcs, The Fleet for Portugal were gatting under fail from Spithead, when the Poll came from Po/tf mouth. As it becomes us (0 be impartial, t^e fvlhvi.ing Extract of" ' a Gafcoit Litter from the French Jrmy /� Provence ought not to be omitted.   It is daJxd Oclthtr 27. * The Portion of our Army flnce it has repaJTed. thtf ' Var; continues to be at St. Laurence, Y'ence, and, $t, ' Paul. We are bufy ihfere&ing Batteries, and ;wfing ' Redoubts along the Banks, of that River. The E&etoy; ' who were to have followed cloie at our Heels, haw ' doubtiefs though; better of the iVJatter. They feem. to ' payrefpeftto our Frontiers; and indeed they ha,vevery ' good Reafon for it ; for dfcar would it coll them, ftfouid ' they dare to fet Foot on our Territories. If thej come ' together in a Bedy, they raaft be ftarved to Death for '.Want of Magazines and Suofiftance ; and if they ffray ' about the Country in Parties to feek Provifiguis, they ' will be knoclc'd on the Head by our Peafants, who are 'To much the more formidable as.they are all Huntfmen, * and know every -little Bye-way in their Country. To ' this Advantage we may add another very confiderable ' one; thirty Battaliqns are jufl now arrivipg to join ift ' "which, added to the extraordinary Deiertion of ch^e Au-' ftriani, occaftoned By the Want of SubMence, will ren-' der m- very foon fuoeriej to them. One of their Arrimu-4 nition Loaves,, which is given to a Soldier-for three ' Days, k fcarce fufftcietK for him to live upon .one,,Day.' ' Thus we are very quiet." We even wait for thsrri ; but ' cannot tell when they will appear, nor how long we {halt ' remain in this Pofttion. Only Icyne ftrull Detachments 1 of Aultriarjs have fljeivn themielyeson this Side? the Vaju " *Bot as for the Piedrnontefe, and the grand Army, they ' will find Employment in the Sieges of Villafrancha and ' Montalban.' Berlin^ Nov. t,. General Bem.es, Minifter-Plenipoten-tiary. f�p- her Imperial Majtfty, fftas had fevercl Conferences this Week with the Cojnt de Podevils ; but the Day is not fixed for his PubTic Audience. There i� Kea-fon to believe, however, that it will be upx&j&s Return-from Potsdam. - Parist Nov. 4, In the printed Refieftions concerning the young Pretender's Efcape out of Scotland, Colon�l Warren is the Perfod chiefjy mentioned, as having tbe gre�teft Hand in fecuring the Retreat of this Adventurer: 2�t exaft Truth obliges us ta *dd, at the fame Time, that two otlier OfScers contributed treiy much to tt by their Care and Precaution ; thefe wc�-Mt. Ofborn, 'Captain of anlriih Regiment in the Service of France, and Mr. Sheridan, who alfo ferves the Crown of France in the fame (^uality. Zeal alone animated thefe Gentlemen i? pe|^. tr,at& into the Heart of JcotUnd* till they found oat (be L'Jrking-place of him they wa.ff$ed- The Aftiops of tjhie  Jnda Coihpany erenow at 1295 Livxes. LONDON. A confiderable Train of French Artillery has been fen from 'BrtifTeta to- Meehlin, and Orders have bee,n given for all the Troops in Brabant to be ready to move on the fnft Notice ; but the Occafion of all this is not known. The Government of Genoa, in Conformity to the Defire of her ImperLl M'ajefty, figmfied to them, nave caufed' all the New Works, added to the Fortifications of that Port, to be demolished; fo that there is now no Obftru&ion to the Entrance of it more than was before the War begun. According to fome Letters from Leghorn, the Prenc'. have got together 30,000 Men about Aix, the Capital ( f Provence^ who are to be commanded by M. Saxe, the Prince of Corn having excufed himfclf: But this Account meets with littte Credit. We are now told from Paris, that the two Sons of the Pretender will -certainly have Vincennes allotted for the Place cf their Rtfidence, and that the Eider will have Guards appointed to attend him. .The imperial Troops, in their Paffage thro' the Duchy of Juliers towards Luxemburgh, were obliged to encamp all the Way, the Couw of Dulfcldorp not fuffering theTn to pafs, but onthat Condition. Our Commanclfifs, in the late Expedition to the Coafi of Britany, took 60 French Prifoners in the J fie of Hedic. When' they caawr, before Btlleifle, they offered to leave .them upon their Parojc J Dut the Governor M. de St. Se-rain, refufed to receive them, faying he would have nothing to do with People who defended thcmfeltes fo bad-; ly ; which made it neceffary to fend them in a Brigantine,. ; under a White Flag, to Poiet Qijiberon, where our Troops ; had before been, and theje leaye them. \ExtraEi of a Letter from on board the Prince George, Caf>t Nairn, dated Plymouth, Ko-v. 31. ' The Elizabeth, CapL Frafier from Antigua, is arrived, here ; fhe is the Ship that was'taken by the French Commodore, and was feru away, that but Days after was retaken by the Loridon and Garland Privateers, who have . alfo re-taken the Sarah and Elizabeth, Capt. Sackett, and fent'her for Ireland. Governor Lucas (of Antigua), and all the-People were taken on Board the Man of War; but can't find by the.French on Board, that they, have taken anymore of our Ships; except one they funk, frjir^Birbadocs,, tftBrhlol.-Here are two Barbadoes Ships arrwed here likewife, the Mafler of one of them wasfeveral Days afterwards in Company with the Byaai, Bulkeley"j from Antigua, and were chas'd by a French Privateer, whom he faw take Capt. Bulkley, and was himfelf taken by her, but got of�in the Night, as they had not put other Men on Board. - The Frenchmen fay their Commodore was Monf. Conflans, in the Terrible of 74 Gunsi. the" other two the Neptune of 64, and the.La Glorie of 46, fo that if they come up with our Men of War, they Hand a poor Chance. There were f�veral Sail Yelterday to the Weft ward 9/ this Port, vdiich 1 hope are more of the Fleet.* Extratl of a Better from the Surgtofi of tbe Ehxah:h) Frajter, dated Plymouth^ Oil. 3"!. ' Wb were taken the 18th by tie Terrible of 74 Gurjs, Neptune of 64, and La Glori^ of 46, and retaken the 24thby the Lohdon and Garland Privateers. I "can give you no Account of our two Men of War, more than that they made the beft of their: Way off, and were followed by the Terrible and Neptune until Night: the Glorie was left in PolTeffion of us, and at Night gave us Orders to make the beft- of our Way to the nrfl Port jn France, and then fail'd for the Fleet 5 and by Accounts from the Sa.ra,h and Elizabeth, Capt. Sackett, who was taken the Day after us, and re-taken- by the above Privateers, we heatj that the French had taken one of our Men P? War 3 but ltttle.Credit ought to be given to it, as the Account is onjy from Frenchmen, they having taken every Engbfhman out of her, and left only a Boy on board, who knew nothing that happen'd to them Letter frjpt Capt*Breton, Sept. 2r. ' This is rby fecorid from hence. Our Governor (Commodore Knowles) fent the>Shirley, Roufe? with a'Tranf-port Schooner, as a Tender, with a Captain, Ertfign, and forty Soldiers', to a fmall Iflafti at the back-of this Place, called St. Johri's fthereis a Place of the fame Name in Newfoundland) the Kinfale Man of War of 40 Gunf, Collins, lay there at the fame Time j Capt. Koufe, Arc. wen; there for Stock, and carried French Deputies with him from air Governor, with Propofals to the French Inhabitants; but they carried their Eff.-fts, and drove their Cattle into the Woods on his Approach, The De-pu ies went to them with the Propolal-, which were that the Governor of Louifhjurgh engaged his Protection, fo long as-they reflrfa4nsdpe.tceable, and bore Allegiance to !' his Majefty King George, provided th?y would part, with ' one Half of enrr j4t'.-ck:oF'Cr.ttle, &c. 'wlikh'thev were to be paid for.   "1     people readily contented to if, and fetit a greaVP-.irt oFic'ctovvq' from; the Wocds into the Town for th\ir tfic:' CaJ-f. R6ure Tent his Coopers on ftore to work, with ti,$ Son. a Ydut'-R cf fxteen Years of Age, and a Guard of >uk;ii:$s; but U.on after they  were.Iandcd,'the trcacheixiiis Sart'ariitns fe'nt for a Party of Indians, who took arf OpooYfunftv, when the Soldiers went a Haymaking for      Cattle, to furp-ize our T�pt where the. Arnrnlay," ar.d'bnly cceL'en-ine! toguaid them ; they imrncdiat:ly fhut him,  fcized qpon the Arms, and mu.-Jercd all th&reft of tlje' fye>:ple^ except ths; Sen of Capt. Rota C, w^o hi hjiClbaxlJS took to t' fe Water and lwam, w ith his SirveVt?ackk-s in I its" Mtli'.h, to his Father's Ship, who wa;s all this Time, firing ar th'e Itidians, bu: without "uctefs, for no foofcer they iiw the leaf! Flafh, they fell on their 1',-ces ; the Boy ail this 'lime fwam'between the two Pies, the Indians calling to him to come back, and they would gjve him Quarter; but he would not trull them.   LikewiiV a Grenadier bf Col. Fuller's Regiment having a Wife afhorc w�fhing, endeavoured Her Rcfbtie, but ih vain; then the Indians attacked him, but he fhet two dead, and knock'd down two more with his, Firelock; then feeing his Enfign in ' Danger, to'oki^^piiis Arms, threw him into the Sea, jump'd in after�hm, and carried liirri ftf;i'or\ board tVe Shirley.   Capt. Rpufe loll all his Linricn, Which was ' wafhingafhore, the SaiL'that covered the Terrt, and"eight of hjs belt Swivel Gun-, which formed a little. Batitr'y afhore: The Chief of this Mi fortune isfaid to be cy.-nng to the bad Management of a Captain of the Land-' Forces. ' Our Governor (Commodore KnowlesJ irritated at this ' ' Proceeding, refolved to go in Perfon t|i demand S;.tis-' fiidlion, witli the Norwich of f f y Guh-1, Canterbury cf ' fwy Gun?,  Hampfhiri of fiffyi  nrfd three Tenders. * We put to Sea twice on iliis Account, but w'ere'obffged * to put back again. There have been three Prize* brought in here, but of no conndera'ile Value, except" the ' which was taken by the Kinfjlc, and'Hind Sl'oop, who ' were fent from hence to the J Hand of Quececk Canada. ' to found and make Difcoveries; the Brize parted her Convoy in a Fog, off'the Iflar-d of Sablq; where one of ' them was loft; we lent fmall Crjft to bring them and ' the Cargo here, who did, and th?y"all prove to be Stores and Ammunition for Quebeck, as they are appre-?* hdfilive of a Vifi from u>, which we fliall certainly pay ' them as foon ns the Srafon will permit, we having railed ' a vail Number of Men in the Neighbouring Colonies, for that'Purr'ofe, who enter with the greateft Alacrity. !' We are pofitively allured the Duke de Ahville, with the French fleet under h's Command, is on this Coaft ; there was one of their Tranfports calt away near thu ,* Place, a Fifhing Schooner ol oirs took up her Mate and feme of the Men, who declared upon Oath, that i* their Squadron from Rochelle coniifted of 75 Ships, with $000 Troops or. Board, delliiied for this Place ; '.' and as'a farther Confirmation, the Hinchinbrooke Sloop \' of War, 'Captaifi Tpw'nly, i" his Pa'ijage from Bollon, I' was chaccd Dy them for two Days, they were within j' eig-ht Miles of him. j ' A dehtlerhan on board the Hinchinbrooke told, me, '.' he'Runted above thirty Sail, feveraj'of which were very :'4 lofty ; they afterwards fleered for Annapolis RoyaJ. Yellerday his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland,' * his Grace the Duke of- taontague; and' feveral Officers of '-Diftinclion, went to Woojwich, jo fee fome Pieces of Cannon of a new Invention, and viewed the Artillery 'there. -   There is Advice, that the Viper Sloop of War lias ta-Jcen and carried- into Oporto, a French Privateer; which jfljetopk in her Cruize off ths t ape. i   The Charming Poliy,.from Plymouth for Oporto, was itaken off the Bar by a Privareer. I The B.-agan*a, ,Lyo'n p Don Carlos, Friend ; Gideon, |Pearcc ; Henrietta, Jolly ;  and tbe AnHey,-.f are ar- rived at Oporto fio^n Lifbon, under Convoy oftne Bian-|ford Man oPWar; Capt. Dodd ; who was very diligent* r jn cruizing on that StatioB, and had ran one Piivatea on 'Shoar, ana difper&^d.thereil. Yelterday came Advice, chat the Sirenne, Capt. Duchine,-a French Privateer from Diepj>e. qf 10 Carnage Gun?, -10 Swivel Gun>, and 85 Men was taken by th.- Janraica |toop, Capt. ArJiuthpot, and brougbt-intQ.-Portl.vnd, I A Snow Piivaiee'r belonging to Bayonne, is taken by khe Blanford Privateer," Captain Sxouehoufe, ,but is not Icome in. I The Laguittane, .frpjn Martinico for France. 4s take^i |by the YVa'nen"OiWy-i ^nd Hunter Privateers, but, irmik jcome irr."     '    ' AD V ERT ISF. M U. N TS are take.-, in for this Paper, >' Li."vr/s Cofffe- House,, i-n Lom!>.ird-Street-   

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