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   General Advertiser (Newspaper) - November 25, 1846, London, Middlesex                                The General Advertifei\ TUESDAY,   November 2$,   1746. Nu to b. 3775-.' Deal, November 23. RRIVED Yefterdayhis Majefty's Ship Surprize, from a Cruize ; and has brought in a French Privateer,.with 4.1 Men on board, and remain with his. Majefty's Ships Centaur, Fox, Taviftock, Swan, *nd the Scipio Firefhip ; the Hatley, Hill } Britannia, Blandy; and Noble Anne, Finch, for Virginia ; Prefton, Hallum, for Oporto; Middleburgh Packet, Wiifon, for Lifbon ; tbeHefter, Gladman ; and Parham Pink, Abadham, for Antigua; Bofton Merchant, Bruce ; and the John Gaily, Craige, for Bafton ; Mary and Elizabeth, Butt) ; Martha, jjaih ; and Dolphirr, Watfon, for PortfmoHth ; the Infant John, for Madeira ; Glafgow, for Guiney r Mayflower, for Guernzey ; Blacket, Taverner, for Portugal ; Mary, Roberts, from Dublin ; Tryal, Crofley, for Cork; Elizabeth, Miller; and William and Samuel Windfor, for Pool. WindW-S.W. blows hard. Grave/end, Nov. 23. Pafs'd by the Enfwiftle, Smith, from Antigua j Prince Rupert, Dobfon, from Santa Cruz; Hopewell, Haddock, from Madeira j Countefs of Leice-fter, Harman, for Jamaica ; and Lady Catherina, Ray-otr, from Bdboa. Falmouth, Nov. 20. Arrived the Greenftead, Howell, from Shoreham, for Cork. Ctnves, Nov. 22. On the 20th failed to Spithead the Saphire and Superbe Men of War ; alfo the Endeavour, Cole, for Lymington, and Maryland. This Morning fail'd to the Weftward, the Royal George Cutter. Dover, Nov. 23. Arrived the Earl of Sandwich Privateer, from a Cruize ; who had an Engagement in the Channel with a French Privateer of great Force, in which feveral were kill'd and wounded on both fides. It is faid, the Duke of Bedford, her Con fort, was taken lately, by two French Men of War. Port/mouib, Nov. 23. The Superbe, Saphire and Ruby, who were ordered to Portfmooth, are now come back and art to be Victualled for a Voyage. Ships at Spithead Prince George, Royal George, St. Geerge", Sandwich, Princefs Royal, SnnderlaHd, Folk-toe, Superb, Ruby, Saphire, Pluto, Vulcan Fireftup, and Mortar-Bomb. In the Harbour. ,Dake, Chichefter, York, Centurion, Rippon, Devonshire, Litchfield, Briftol, Haftrags, Fly and Otter Sloops. The South-Sea Cattle Man of War is arrived at Plymouth from Oporto, with the following Ships under her Convoy, viz. the Braganza, Lyon ; Don Carlos, Friend ; Gideon, Peers; Anfiey, Rand ; Henrietta, Gely ; Betty, Cole/hire j and Seahorfe,-, all from Oporto. The Jenny, Brown, from Carolina, is arrived at Briftol in 77 Days. The Nancy, Macdaniel, from St. Kitts, at Cork. The Endeavour, Purvis, from South Carolina, at Tor-bay. The Prince William, Rulh, from Riga, at Leverpool. Th� Hannah, Ewers, from London, at Briftol. ExtraSef a Letter from JAilan, 03. 9. ' As we have been informed, that the Court of France ' has difpatched Orders into Flanders and Alface, for de-' taching thence a large Number of Troops in order to re-' inforce thofe that are retired into Provence, we have alfo ' canfed the Troops, lately arrived out of Germany in ' Lombardy, to advance on that Side, with a View of 1 forming there an Army of about 80,000 Men. It is ' propofed to execute the Project of invading France by ' different Ways at the feme lime, that the Forces of the ' Enemy may be the more effectually divided. ' The King of Sardiaia projected this Expedition as ' won as the Auftrians were Matters of Genoa ; but a De-' 'Jy was immediately made to pufh home the firft Advan-' kf^gained over the Republick, and the principal At-' teatian has been to levy the Contribution!, and get Pof-' ftffion of the ftrong Places along the Coaft, as well as of ' Gavi; without reflecting fo rtiuch as was neceflary, up ' OHhe Common IntereftsV the Allie�,fchoconfequently ' complained to the Court of Vienna and London. In ' ^Stt\, the Delay occafioned by thefe Circumftances, is * the Caufe that nothing has been yet done by Way of 1 Diverfion upon - the Dominions of France. This it was ' that enabled the French to take Namur, and afterwards ' to bring on a Battle which proved difadvantageous to the ' Allies: N-otio mention that the Seafon is fa far advane'd, that it will not be practicable to keep the Field much longer. Vienna, AW. 18. The Emprefs advances happily in her Pregnancy. Prince Charles of Lorrainis arrived from the Low-Countries, and was met on the Way by his Sifter, the Princefs Charlotte, and:many other Perfons of Diftinction. We hear, that Prince Wenceflaus of Litchtenftein has de-fired to be excufed from the Command of the Army in Italy. Tho* we are told, that the Court has received Advice of the Paflage of the Varo'by the Imperiafifta spA P'iedmonteze, and that, the Operations are actually Begun in Provence, we have not yet bad any Particulars of this News made publick. LONDON. According to fome Letters from Paris, they have Advice from Bayonne, that Part of the EngHfli Fleet, which made theDefcent upon the Coaft of Britany [or more pfo- j bably another SquadronT had appeared in tne Height of that City, making towards the Straights, in order to join the Ships already in the Mediterranean, and fecond the Enterprize of the Auftrians and Piedmonteze againft Provence. The fame Letters fay, that as foon as the Duke de Rich-lieu has executed his Commiffion, by demanding the Princefs Maria-Jofephina of Saxony in Marriage for the Dauphin, her Highnefs will immediately let out Poft for Strafiourgh, where the Dake de Charites will be ready toefpoufeher in the Name of her future Confort. Sir Nicholas Grcis, Knight of dhe Order of Danebroek, Cooncelior of State to his DaniftvMajefty, who hasrefided many Years at the Hague as Envoy-Extraordinary from the Court of Denmark, died there on the 26th Inftant, N.S. iid the 76th Year qf his Age. Count de Danuefchild, late Lieutenant Admiral Gem* ralof Denmark, and Secretary of State for the Marine, who has cbtain'd his Difmiflion with a Penfion of 7000 Crowns a Year, had for 11 Years paft conducted the Affairs of the NaVy with great Reputation, having'put it into a flouriihing Condition. His Son-in-law, who made the Treaty this Year with the Algerines, and was before a Commodore only, had the Title of Rear-Admiral conferr'd upon him at his Refignation of Command. It is thought, the many Places held by the firil of thefe two Great Men will be divided among feveral, and that the Privy-Councel-lor Holftein will have the Department of Secretary of the Marine. The Dyet of Sweden, have feveral Queflions before them, as, concerning the Admifltera of the Peafiuus into the Secret Committee, the Augmentation of the Revenues of the King, the adding to the Power of the King and Senate, the Culture of the Lands, the Improvement of Manufactures, and the Increase of Commerce. A new Copper-Mine has been difcover'd in that Country. By Letters from Bofton, dated the 27 th of October, we have Advice, that the Remains of the Duke d'Anville's Fleet had left the Coaft of Nova Scotia, and were gone, as was fuppos'd, to Martinico, or fome other of the French Settlements. The fame Letters alfo mention, that a Body of 1500 French .had made an Attempt upon Annapolis-Royal; but finding the French Fleet unable t� aflift them, they re-tir'd without doing any conflderable Damage. It was the general Opinion at Bofton, that a Body of ^North. American Forces would attack Crown Point, (a French Settlement) during the Winter. And that great Preparations Were making for attacking Canada, which is to take place in the Spring. There is Advice* that the Leopard Privateer, belonging to Bayonne,.-of 24 Guns, Nine-Pounders, is taken by his Majefty's Ship the,Windfor, Capt. Dennis, and fent into K-infale^ The {aid Privateer had taken the Anna Maria, Capt. Blackman, after an obftinate Refiftance ; who it is believed afterwards fbunder'd j but Capt. Blackmail is itafe at Cork. The Expedition, Friend, bound from Oporto to Plymouth, founder'd in her Paflage, and all the Crew pe-rilh'd. Yefterday came Advice, that th* Charming Nancy, Pipon ; and the Duke df Cumberland, both frojnjAnti-gua, are taken by thfc French, and carried into Bayonne. The Dottin, Hdfbands; and Betfey, Shuter, from Bar-badoes, are alfo taken and carried into Bayonne. The Three Friends, Ewell, from Bofton, to the Leeward Iflands, is taken, and carried into Martinico. The Three Brothers, Pharour, froni London; for Newfoundland ; and Pretty Patty, Robins, from Londoa for Oporto, are alfo taken and cacried into Bayonne. The William and Mary, Tarver, from Sowley to Dublin, is loft off Wkklow 5 but the Crew were fav'd. On Sunday Night laft Sir Robert Grofvenor, Bart. Member of Parliament for the City of Chellei1, arrived in-Town from his Seat at Eaton-hall, to Peterborough-boufe, MilHlank, Wednrinfter. Letter from Paofe, Nov. 22. * Came in here the Defire,Wells} and Orford, Bowdenj from London, who in his Paflage from the Downs, witA 6 Small Carriage Guns, 2 Swivel and 8 Hands,, in Company with the Defire^ the. Jane, Shank, and a Sloop belonging to Emfworth, efpy'd about five q'Clock on Tuefday Morning, a large Bilander Privateer going to board the firft named Veflel, which he gallantly prevented by ordering them to bear away for the Ifland, and leave him to engage Monfieur. They fought two Hours, and then the Frenchman ran for it. The Offord chasM him out of Sight, and then return'd without any Lofs.% .^Yefterday Morning at Nine o'Clock Charles RatclifF, Efq; Brother to the late Earl of Derwefltwater, who was convicted of being in the Rebellion in 1715, and made his Efcape out of Newgate* was brought to the King's-Baich Bar, where after a Trial of 7 Hours, in which feveral Points- of Law were argued he was found by the Jury to be the Indentical Perfen, upon the Evidence of two Perfona who knew him in Northumberland ; upon which he was order'd to be Executed at Tyburn, on Monday Se'nriight, purfuant to his Sentence in rji 5. �. He defired further Time for his Execution, that he may have Liberty to fend to France, that the E. 0/ M-- and he may fuffer together.   His Council mov'd in Arreft of Judgment, but the Court over-ruled it He was afterwards remanded back to. the Tower, under a ftrong Guard. On Sunday Morning died in the Sjd Year of his Age, Mr. Jofeph Fox, fen. who kept a Bookfeller's Shop, in Weftminttcr-Hall upwards of Sixty Years. He was alio eminent for fending Written News-Letters to moil Parts of the Three Kingdoms. He is fucceeded in both Farts cf his Bufinefs by his Son, who has been Partner with him thefe Twelve Years paft. On Sunday laft died at her Hbufe on Black-heath, Mrs,. King, a Widow. Gentlewoman of a confiderable Fortune. Saturday laft died at a Friend*s Houfe in Oxford-Road* (where fhe was vifiting} Mrs. Sufanna LenauTeur, a Maiden Gentlewoman, upwards of Seventy Years of Age, of confiderable Fortune. % Laft Saturday died at Norwich, the Rev. Mr. Scott, an eminent Diffcntmg Minifler of that City. Laft Night Thomas Stevens was committed to Newgate by Thomas Bardus, Efq; being charged upon the Oath of Mr. Francis Mitchell, fbraffaultmg him on Sunday Night laft in Long-Acre, and robbing him of aboat Fonr Shillings in Silver, a Silver-hiked Sword, and a Hat, Part of which was found upon him. Ob Sunday laft one Edward Boys, alias Sir John Wyn, a notorious Gambler and Houfe-bxeaker, alfo one of the Black-boy-Ailey Gang, was committed to Newgate by John Poulfon, Efq; for breaking open and entering in the Night-time the Houie of John Willis, Elq; and taking from thence 300 1. in Money, and feveral Bank-Notes and Diamonds.-'Tis remarkable he has been Three Times-rranfported, and each Time accomplifeed the Term he was fentenctd for. SCOTLAND. 'Edinburgh, Nov. 17. On Saturday laft an Exprefs pa&d thro' this City, in hit Way to the North, to fcrve exculpatory Witnefles with Subpoena's, in Favours of the Prisoners, whofe Trials come on at St. Margaret's-Hill, the 15th of December next. The Prifoners in the City Jail have been under Examination fucceffively for fome Days paft. Friday laft came on the Election of the Deiccns of the feveral Incorporations of Crafts in this City, when the following were chofen j Surgeons, George Cunning-  Taylors, William Sibbald. ham. Baxters, Robert Elliot. Goldfmiths, James Ker.       Flelhers, John Wiifon. Hammermen, Tho. Gifiardi  Shoemakers, John Gibfon. Skinners, James Blair.        Hatters, James M'Dougal. Formers, JohnFairholm.     Weavers, James Lawfon. Wrights, William M'Vey.   Dyfters, William Dickfon. Mafons, Satmtel Neilfon. Yefterday the Hon. Colonel Lee* Captains Henly and Shaftry, fet oat from this Place for London. On the icth Inftant, Sir John Maxwell, of Pol lok, Knt. Bart. *a� choftn Rector of this Univeritty for the Year enfuing. Saturday Mifs Jeanny Cameron was admitted to Bajl, and allowed t� rem6ye from the Caftle on Account of her "Health ; and, we hear the Dutchefs of Perth is to .come out this Day.  ^ . We hear from Invernefs, that laft Wednesday the .M?f-ter1 df Lovaf, Major Cunrjingham, the ^rieft O^eil,- LieB-tenant M'Dooald, Kinlochmpidart'a Brother, and ihejeihef Prifoners tBe1!*,, haveK been aipt off for tohdon. ADVE RTISE M tN?S are cakga in for this Paper, ?t Lloyd's Coffbi-Hovsi, in Lombard-Strfet   

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