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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - November 7, 1846, London, Middlesex Th� General Advfirtifcr. -,-, , � ,--:---.j . ' '  1 -~ K U M B. Ikal, November 5. IS Majefy's Sloop remains in the Downs. Wind N.E. Grayeftnd, Nov. 5. Paft'd by t^e XORttg Cbadei, Dawes, from Narva i and St. Johannes, Holborn, from Gottenpurgh. faiisbon, Oa.y>: A fhort Effay has been handed about here for fpme paft in Manufcript, and will foon appear in Print; the Author whereof examines wiuch.of thole Courts of the Empire, in the prefept �onjunfture, bteft deferre the Title of Truly Patmoticai, tboft ivbo think, [ptak, finda& according to tbi Principles, and by the Imprtf-'ftms of France, or tboft vibo do tbt contrary ? ' He lays it down firft for a Rule, that�lhe Title of 1 Good Patriot can fuit only thofe who concur in thr moft  proper Meafures to fecure the Independency, Libertiw, ' and Fundamental Conftitutioh of they- Cbuntiy/by'caul-  ing its Fronuer^ and Terj^ories to i)c tepefied, and'fe-4 curing its internal Oeconomy from being influenced or ' cemftrained by any Foreign Power. He then proves* ' that thofe Meafures are the fame that Jiuffia, Prujia, ' Denmark, in a Word, that all other Courts employ, to themfelves the fajB� Objects i ^an\ely^ an Ar-' mamem proportioned to their Strength, and a/ice Uic of 1 that Armament, either to fulfil their Engagement5, or to  repel Force, or to demand Satisfaction\gr any Injuries or ' Damages received. ' The Author, after having eftablifted thelje Points, �comes, at.laft, to the Objection u/u^lly made on fuch  Occafions; vi*. ' That (hefe JVIeafu/es cbaggjg iwjir- rwita-' bly fuppofing that forne.are not Jo, fo: conclaves,his j^if-' fcr^oniwji&ths,^ Gim i.4"' Auitndo & mgtndo ret Romana crrvit, nan timidis illiton that Subjea, to what Refoluiiom might r^^akea- by the CJ>T-%s of^ thcBifiGtan, and of^^the4Mfa�. His-Majefty is fp w�n recoverfd ^hts late Jndifpo% ppbHcUly,: fcr;j^e .firft.Tjrne.. VKeJaearthe-Rightfiion. the^art o/wHarrington is Of^ pointed' Loud Ljeatenant of Ireland^ |b tr>e room of cite wgat Hon> the Earr of CherfcrrWld, now one of )fo Extra3 of a Ltftff frVQ Antigua, jfujtji 23. ' As to French Pr^var^rs, they are fo (hick"ajbout th.e Ifland, that People doo/tca>e to fend their lioajs, fo that the Couotry, upon'|he Ihdolence 6/ the i&ea of War, have fitted out a Gaaxd de CoSa, which three Pays ago. (being the firft Day of her going out) brought in a Rbw-Galley that lay off" Pope (head, with 15 Hands.clofe under Shore, but came out and gave Chace in Hopes of a' Prize. My Friend, w,e aj;e in a tnifeiable Cohditipn, and. greajt Danger of" ftarving, by the French taking fo many of our Provifion ve'l^e^; and they at the fame Time in the greateft 0/ Plenty, and all fbjr WJiit.o/ afii Men of War being properly and conftantly employed is cm z-ing to Windward of'oj^r Jfland?, for the Protection of Tiade j which w,ould jhey but do>, the Tables would be turn'd, and we 0iould live in Plenty, and the jEneroy would be ftatjf'd.--.0 Tempera f 6 Marts!--Nine or Ten Sail 0/ ErigUfh Men of War on the Stations of Bar-ba^oea and the leeward lAaqds, and (fill to be devoured by Privateers f--God grant betteY Times and better Conduct The Men of (ay, that they cannot fail well enough to catch the privateers; but we fayi and all the world-knows, that they cao fail well enough to protect and retake the Merchant SWjjs, if they wrJold keep cruising in prope^ Statioti!. Bui they can do neither by lying in Port, or1 by going to the Spanifh Majn, toTe�k after Prizes for their own Proifit: And till the Aft be alveVd that gives theMeh of War the whole of vtfhat they take, thertis do Room to hope for other Meafures. 1 have a very great Value and Regard for the Gentlemen of the ^avy, ,and wifti maoy of them htmSy well, as being particularly acquainted with them ; but I can fee no. Se^fon for giving the whole of the Merchant-Ships ajad.>Gogds, that t&cy take f*om the Snemy. They *re p^id, VittuaUcd and jnannM at the Expence of the Nation i-and,! beUeye^here neveryer, was an inftanceof. Im^refirqg ^[en "to fe/ve as Captayis; ari^-fo no Fear of getting. Comoo^ixjers, ai}d good pngs 4^00 : - it being .to be oplerWd,"jh'it thoie who fight for Hpnpur do generally behave be^ and,, take molt Care of the Jrwfo ; the ReaTq^of which is plain, .for when -their Pa&omvare aot biased wuhSe^-Intereft, their Thoughts are employed fpr the'Se^yjce of 'dty'Kfag&d�93097, and gaining, r^i^iu for the^felvei; jt ia generally ia^id, that Cow-toufneis ij'the Root of all Evil, which a true in thif Qafe, as w^Uag puiera > therefore the Cau�. muft bere^novedK ortHe'cmcVwiA'net'ceafe. The Thfng that was intended for great an* gofid Ends, has not ahfwered the Purpofts defigsed, fir which Reafbn, " vvoald bf juft and prudent to tryother'Methotds. ** When our Men of War, take Ships of equal orgrea/er ,Ffjrge:tb^ithemffil^s,.c!^ Thfr^cnch have no foch Allowance, and j� they meet a Beetof Merchant Shijs iltadW Cenvoy of a numb^cj^^gjij^^n.qf Waf, tb*t, are) ro^Sun^rior to thejbfelveSj they will leave.the Mensbant Shipft to attack our rVlenof War; and. this we may concise is owing: to oheir not harirrg the whoje 6f what they take, and why our. M*,n of War ^vou\d not bt put upon,the faaae Footfeg, is paft my Corfipreheofibn y for which rea-f0f?� I hope. to: Jive to fee the A&akttH), and bh^ve our Navy doas^any Bcaveawd fialraart A^tion& with-outfit, aa with it. I am fiyje it will be a r^eana olfflP gaging them to keep mdre on weir Stations, ind thereby tQ.Se^n^,a^,^rQ|te^ciV^ better than heretofore. ' Five Days a�o came down a^Flag. gf Truce from f fove i{ is |o be honed, that thofe who have been the'Oc-' caltoh of our paft Mis'fortunes will be punifhed, and that ' other* wilt thereby be ihduced to lake mere Care ox us / hereafter; It not jwingtohofoppos'd that Men>of War f are fent to thefir'Pirta for the Sak* of lying in Harbour, ' ' or J^oing to the Sparnfh Man to feek after Prize;, lor f the Advantage of partkufea Pern.faw he hai ' a a Guns and a great Number of Men ; f^hen thought' * A had got a Perifman to deal with; fo run up within * PiUol Shot of her, with an frttem to go Wd-Arm and, * Yard-Ann, before 1 fhew'd who I was^ but �e theji * fSt'd hi* Stern Chace St rtfr, and killed orie Man, and ' hoified his Colours; and ia return 1 gave him a kro-td- * ijchf) and hoifted mine. When we had continued the. � �ngagernenti which was very brift, about fix GiafTe?^ 4 I brought down hh Colours, *Mizen Yard'and Main-Top 4 nttft) and difabled his FbrcTopmarr, a,nd' cut his Sail* and Rigging. About that rime he brought down my 4 Main-Topniaft, cut my Main i-tay, Rigging and SailV * �et-yrrr�ch,' and what was wbrfefixof my Guns were � difolountied, aMd one broke-. However,' I got my Gins from the other fide, thfeh hauPd cloffe to him, and1 !*-� new'd our Acquaintance $ and a little after eight Glaffea* d* Men j bat I catonqt y*tgfcfcA L#�f tbi; Vfffdi tbil itity tejUi'ied to, fo;muft .now a�aui laying; m$ thing wre a|)st>ut themi Bati"p�yt^4*fe�dttiirhe1ieft-;Wwe^flm^ undone.'and aiLthis I againXajf V far Want of wJHw of War'* berr& projoeriy ernployya m eroizim* fo.Uwbd-wird'Sr tfielfMs^dngTrl't^te which V:fc�fA timfmm***** 1 .------. -m �v�a^ily eicajjedthrm. We daily expeft a Vifir^ �, but are tollerably well provided, and in full -Spirits to Vghft Monfietor* 4 warm Receptseat; havingdrawnour *�bre.thBiTowij ina Ha\f Mocafocomrncdiooiry, 4 as> to be able to keep clear of. the Fkmi of iheJ�pjMk er erf 4000 '.effeftiie Men- Thae iairance .to thai itiarjaout is toJOttfedA that only thre^bif* of any 4 Burthen can enter at a Time; Wehawdpai Baxter* f talled'thc Ifland Ba*ttt^ it may {iroperf^ called ib ' ijerhg .fatrouird�d:!by'ihe Sea^ and? aJ^Rdck.^ad-ehi-� tjcety artdei the 6ana7^d:.mormiiHfoiwj(Jafl�,> totvjr ^tv�o 'Poundara, Jjafidc* rtatn- -i3bn j�cii&s-io* .Kgqitt Troops. Oppofitfe .taebo En^a)m^-btj:ih� ojhf-^�J t the>.iia>W�r^%.��:Gf�e^r w�k& h*�viie oomm.^'W' fm>a; a^cju:;Shi|)plrrg^w�ar-' mand^ the Harbour entirely. We^w'esghr^rMi'-'ipWa t^fr^uhcAem^etf^ �- nataiifed; vf� hake teeivnlmbefcrh^r* :> AcP^brtke).Hwth{thttoa4_wj,ie�^'� �- ^ho K�gfetn, Ca^. Jh^efiDabiB; CnhroihM^/ripi. ^i�oaoev v�ll*lft8geyGo��/ th�Sow�ich, afkhtne-Cbav attk^o^a ta^naa^a^4�o^ (fampyk�e, \? CafA'.iJihit^ofa^^ e*cir ^tf^ ' CoDins, t\*:mx#ti^l�^^,a&ifo?^*s9^} AD V ERTISE M tNTS are taken in lor this Paper, " Lloyd's CorF n-H�?usE,.in Lombard-Srrret, ;