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   General Advertiser (Newspaper) - December 2, 1846, London, Middlesex                                The General Ad veftifer. TUESDAY*   December 2,   1746. Deah November 28. AME down his Majefty's Sloop the Porcupine ; Berry, Belcher, for Virginia; William and John,* Perry * Chefter, Cookfton ; and Crawford, Harrifon, for Lever-pool ; Speedwell,-, for Maryland ; and feveral others, but their Names not known ; and remain with his Majefty's Ships Centaur, and Swan Sloop. Gravefena*, Nov. 30.   Pafc'd by the Eagle, Thompfon; lizabeth, Adamfon;  and Anne, Reed,  from Peters--buirgh. Falmouth, Nov. 27.   Since my laft arrived the Vreede, . Hamons, from Faroe for Rotterdam.   Wind S.E. Weymouth, Nov. 29. Arrived the Batchelor, Roberts, from Plymouth. Sailed the Anne, Bifhop, for Portfmouth, to wait Convoy for London ; alfo the Francis, Macnab, for Guernzey.   Wind N.N.W. Southampton, Nov. 29.   Sailed the Double Revenge,. Priaux ; the Two Brothers, and the Expedition, all for Guernzey.    Arrived the Three Friends, from Jerfey. WindN.E. Cowes, Nov. 29. The 26th came from Spithead the Jamaica Sloop, and is fince failed on a Cruise. The fame Day failed to Spithead the Shoreham Man of War; and Charming Nancy, Crawford, from London, for Antigua ; and Poftbroke, St. Barbe, for Cork. The 27th came from Spithead, and is fince returned.theBrotherhood,Whiting, for Virginia. The z8th returned from Lymington the Endeavour, Cole, for Maryland. Sailed the Pool Man of War for Plymouth ; and the Montague, Ellis; and Trimmer, Headly, for London. Juft now came to an Anchor the Ruby and Saphire Men of War, the latter for Ireland, and the former bound out of the Channel, with .ire Lapwing Eaft-Indiaman, who is alfo at Anchor here, . nd the Charming Nancy, Crawford, for Antigua ; and Winchelfea, Bogg, for Kinfale. ' Portfmouth, Nov. 30. This Morning came to Spit-�ead from a Cruize the Faulk&nd Man of War, Captain 3B|rradel, having' met with bad W*ather in the Bay of Bifcay, and loft her Foremaft. Came into the Harbour to be dock'd the Superb Man of War. The Charlotta, Millar, from London, is arrived at Bigura. The Induftry, Collifon, from Antigua and Dublin, at Lancafter. The Sheerwater, Brown, from Tortola, at ditto. The Williamfburgb, Tate, from Africa, at Virginia. The Virginian, Lewis, from Briftol, at ditto. The Ranger, Neal, from ditto, at Bonny. The Batchelor, Lewis, from ditto, at Old Calabar. The Sea Nymph, Thraile, from ditto, at Newfoundland. The Tryal Privateer, Capt. Conner, is put into Madeira. ExtraB of a Letter from Warfaw, Nov. 16. ' Notwithftanding the happy Effetts we had promifed  curfelves from the Dyet, this Affembly is feparated in ' the m&ft frultlefs Manner. The 14th, which was the laft ' Oay allowed to the Seffion, the King continued in the ' Senate till Five in the Afternoon, in Hopes that Matters ' might take a more favourable Turn. The Martha! of ' the Dyet propofed to read one of the new Projects, that ' had been prepared : But, as it was already darky he de-' fired that Lights might be fuffered to be brought in.   Jm- * mediately a great Clamour arofe in the Affembly ; feve-' ral Nuncios cried out, that according to their Conftitu-' tions, the laft Sitting was to end before Sun-fet, and that ' they abfolotely would not permit the bringing in of ' Lights. Thus the Affembly broke up, and the Nuncios ' retired. A Difficulty of the fame Nature was fome ' Years ago the Caufe of a fruitlefs Separation of a general ' Dyet: 'The Marfhal, in his concluding Speech, which is J. called Oratiomm Valedi3oriam, lamented the State of 'Poland, and the^rontinftal Ditfifions that oppofe its Hap-pine&, and are always the Sources of new Inconveniences. He faid, that thofe who were the Caufe of the Misfortunes their Country fuffered on this Occafion, de-ferved firft to feel the Effects of it in the# Sufferings; and in the Ardour of. his Zeal, he could not forbear letting fall this Expreffion, Et fedeat a Dexttnis ejus Dia-' bolus, [And may the Devil fet at his Right-hand]. The ' following Days the King difpofed of the vacant Offices, ' and his Ma^efty has conferred that of Great-Treafurer of Lithuania upon Count Fleming, who pays an Acknow I' ledgement of 400,000 Polifh Florins to bis Predeceffor. Madrid, Nov. 14. The King has filled up feveral Em-;' ployments, both in Spain and thfc Indies, and there is a Talk, that there will foon be a Military Promotion, and a Change of the Miniftry towards the End of the Year. Endeavours are making to form a Junto, to verify the Debts of the State, and pay the Arrearages of the Royal Houfholds. On the tft of January the Payment of the Current Sallaries will begin, and certain Funds will be fix'd to the Treafurers, to prevent the Failure of thefe Payments for the furure*. The Infant Don "Philip has been very ill of a Tertian Ague, but is now better. LONDON. According to the Advices from Stockholm, the Dyet of Sweden is like to end mush more to the Benefit of the Nation, than that of Poland has done. � The Letters from Warfaw fay, that there will be noSe-natus Con/ilium, nor will the Dyetines of the Provinces ber' held as ufual. Frequent C?uncils are held at Vienna, the Subject of which is, the Means to perfuade the Empire to make one Common Caufe ii the War with his Imperial Majefty. We are allured from Nurenbergh, that the Dyet of Franconia haveaftually taken a Refolution, in Confequence of the Emprefi-Queen's Memorial, which is look'd upon as truly Patriotical, and the Forerunner of vigorous Mea-fures. Yefterday Morning about Four o'Clock, his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland, accompanied by the Right Hon. the Lord Ancram, one of the Lords of the feed-chamber, fet out from St. James's for Harwich, in order to embark on board the Fubbs Yacht, in his Way to Holland. We hear, that the Right Hon. the Earl of Granville will be appointed his Majefty's Ambaffador to the Court of Berlin. Yefterday the Workmen began to pull down feveral of the Balluftres on the Top of the New Bridge at Wcftmin-fter, to fet up others in their Rom, they being too low. The fame Day John Willes, Efaj Eldeft Son of the;. Right Hfin. the Lord Chief JuftiCeWjlfes* took the Oaths j and his Seat in the Houfe of Commons, as Member of Parliament for Banbury m Oxfordshire, in the Room of William Moore, Efq; deceas'd. On Sunday laft the Dragon Man of War, 'Capt. Franck-land, fail'd from Long Reach to the Nore, and will in a few Days proceed On her intended Voyage.  Yefterday came Advice, that the Blandford Privateer, Capt, Stephenfon, arrived at Briftol, on Saturday laft, and brought in with her the Poftillion, bound from Bour-deaux to Martinico ; and left in the Channel a French Ship callM the Priape, bound to Martinico, which (he c| has alfo taken. They write from Appledore, that the Union, Strange, was arrived there from Virginia,   and brings Advice,; that all was well there, the Coaft not having been vifited ; by one Flench Privateer fince the taking of Cape Breton. He alfo informs, that the Ships which were taken up at Bofton for the Canada Expedition, were all difcharg'd. The Europa, Cooke, from Newcaftle for Portfmouth, was taken off Beachy, by a Privateer belonging to Calais, of 6 Six-Pounders and 60 Men, and is carried into Havre-de-grace. There has been for fome Time paft, at leaft Four Hundred Scotch Rebels confined in Tilbury fort. On Friday laft Charles Buckle, Efq; an eminent Coun-fellor at Law, was married at Blofield to Mrs. Burkin, Relidl of Major Burkin of Burlingham in the Couhty of Norfolk, a moft agreeable Lady, diftinguifh'd both by her Perfbnal Merit and confiderable Fortune. On Tuefday laft Mr. Hjnton, formerly Mate of an In-diaman, had the Misfortune to fall from a Plank in paf-fing over a Dry Dock at Deptfbrd, Eighteen Feet deep; by which Accident he fradlur'd his Skull, and was carried to the London-Infirmary The fame Day a poor Lad, of abo�t 12 Years of Age, fell from a Ladder in the French Church in Spittal-Fields, and alfo fraftur'd his Skull, and was carried to the famf Hofol&l. T/ney were both trepann'd, and are in a fair Way of Recovery. All the unhappy brave Fellows that were wounded in the Sandwich Privateer, in the Engagement with a French Veffel, three Weeks fince in the Chops of the Channel, tiling 12 in Number, "were fent to the faid Infirmary on Saturday laft, moft of them miferably wounded with Cannon, Grape and Mufltet'fhot. On Saturday laft died, at his Houfe on St. Dunftan's-Hill;-Mr. Francis Spencer, a coniiderabie Sugar Cooper, a Man of good Chara&er, and efteem'd by all his Acquaintance. Extrdd of a Letter from Afitigua, dated 20 ' We have little News t f Public Concern ; and as to Private Affairs, the Planters fuffer much by an extreme Draight, fcarce a Pond in the Iflmd, Public or Private, having any Water in-it. The Catde are ftarving, and begin to die ; being driven to the Body-Ponds and Guts to water ; and this fo fatigues them, that many carinot fut-vive it. The next Year's Crop-muff be kffen'd by what has happen'd already, and if the dry Weather continue5, may be altogether loft. Little or no Provifions in the Country, to feed White or Black, for Want of that large Importation of Provifions, which has been intercepted by the Enemy. Thanks to our excellent C--, and before him, to the moft excellent A-T-, but\ particularly to the C--- : You'll feety the Publicki \ "OTdre^ apfflTtflfrfctfcfr, a'htTtVe7fidavTt2 toTuppofr -* ' it, how finely we are protected.' Laft Week died Mr. Murden, Mafterof-the Snuff-Muls at Morden in Surry. Yefterday Martha Snuby jias committed to Newgate by Alderman Arnold, being cnarg'd on the Oath of Mr. BarnettDueft, for felonioufjy picking his Pocket of his Watch and two Handerchiefs. On Friday Night laft Mr. Oram, an Apothecary in     y Berwick-ftreet, Soho,  was attacked in Broad-ftreet hy three Ruffiansj who us*d him very ill, and robb'd hin� of four Shillings.   And On Saturday Night otoe Mr. Turenet, belonging to the Excife Office, was robb'd in Hog-lane by three Fellow*, who alfo us'd him very ill. \ Yefterday Number 41,^16 was drawn a Prize of 5001. ' and -1-274 yo7^^pT^^^9Ts'o'^T^^^A Prizes'' ' of too 1. each. His Majefty has been gracioufly pleafed to grant unto Mr; Au-lay Mac-au-lay his Royal Privilege and Licence for the fole Printing and Publifhing his new-in veni.-i Method of Short-Hand, which may be learnt in one Hour's Time, by the Book only, without the Help of a Maftet. W-e hear it is Engraving and wdl foon be �eady for the , ^ Prcft. The Price to Noofabfcrtoer* wHr 1� a Gaioea L/ and to Subfcribefs only Half a Guined, Five Shilling^ jttf^',' which is to be paid at the Time of SuBfcribrbg, and the ' remaining Five Shillings and Six-pence on the Delivery of the Book.  Subscriptions are taken in by the Author, at Mr. Richard Mac-au-lay'Sj Tobacconift and Snaff-m^ker^ in Cateaton-ftreet, facing Safinghall-ftreet; as alfo by Mr. Ofborn, in Gray's-Inn ; Mr, MiNarj in the Strand ; Mr. Hett, in the Poultry 5 Mr. Cdmyns, the Corner of the Royal-Exchange ; and Mr. Hibton, in St. Paul's Churchyard, Bookfelters* SCOTLAND. Edinhurth, Nov. 25. Yefterday began the Poll for elec-tlng; M^agiftrates and Councellors for this City, when upwards of 600 polled, and it is thought it will befioifh'd this* Day; George Drufflmond, E(q; one of the Com-mifjioners of Excife, will be chofen Provoft without Op-pofition. We hear from Invernefs, that Saturday was Se'nnight a Prifoner was carried in there, who is faid*to be the Villain that murdered in Lochaber Captain Munro of Culcairn, Brother .'to the late Sir^Robert MunrOj and it is faid^ tflat he was apprehended by the Macdona'.ds of Glengarry, and delivered over by (hem to Lord Loudon. They write from Glafgow, that the Laws againft curfing and fwearing are put in ftrict Execotion ha that Place, feveral of late having been fined and imbrifoned : And laft Sunday a Soldier was punifhed for the fame, by riding on the Mare, having a Paper on his Breaft telling his Crime. The Lady Ogilvie made her Eicape laft Friday from the Caftle, and on Saturday the Vifcountefs of Strathallan was admitted to Bail. That Day the Mafterof Lovat, and fome French^ Officers arrived in the Road of Leith, and Yefterday were Confined to the Caftle here.___ r*l9/gjffluy*^5^'^qr>iaft WeeT?,MrrTH8Wa4,',Cragie; Profeffor of the Oriental Languages in the Univerfity �f St. Andrews, was received a Profeffor of Moral Philofo-pby in this Univerfity ; and has began his Lectures, which give great Satisfaction. 'T'H E Members of the Society Correfyonding with the Incorporated Society in Dub in, for promoting (_ Englifh Proteftant Working-Schools iri Ireland, aredefirei s to take Notice] that the Monthly Meeting of their Standing Committee will be held at tbe'femple Exchange Co^ee-b^t in fleet-fireet, fa-morrow, at Eleven o'Clock in the Fort* noon prtcifelj. ADVERTISEMENTS are taken in tor this Paper, ��; Lloyd's Coffee-House, vn Lombard-Screst. 1   C   

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