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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - December 11, 1846, London, Middlesex The Geiteal Mvertjfer. :Ktu � b. 3784, nub T H U R S'D A Y, �)ecem ber ii, 1746. Deal* December 9. fJS MaisftyVShips, and the 'Out-ward-bound,' remain as in my laft. WindW.S.W. Grave/end, Dec. 9. Pafs'd by the Queen of Hungary, Ruffe], from Rotterdam ; and Seaburgj ....., from Lifbon. Falmouth, Dec. 6. Sintie my 1aft arrived Fawkener Packet 'from Jamaica. Sailed the Jeffrow Catherina, for Bergen i and the Vrede, far Rotterdam. Wind S. W. Dartmouth, Dec. 7. Sailed the St. Mawes> Bovey, for Falmouth, from Guernsey. Cowei, Dec. 8. Came in Maria Elizabeth, from Ham-burgh for Bourdeaux. Sailed the Bolton,.Dowers, for London ; William and Jane, Foffet ; and Thomas and Dorothy, from Londoner Carolina. The 'Maiia Elizabeth is juft failed. Wind S.W. The Diamond, Thrajher, from the Spanifli Coaft, is af-rived at Jamaica. The Martboroagh, Codd ; and Indian Prince, --.-, from Briftol and?AfricaT at ditto. i'he iJettey, Anyon, from Liverpool and Africa, at ditto. The Jane, Gray, from Newfoundland, at Dartmouth. The Indian Queen, Maxwell, from Virginia, at Dum* freis. LONDON. Yefterday came Advice, that on the 6th Inftant, the Monmouth Man of War arrived at Plymoutlvand brought in with her twoFrench TranfportShips of d'Anville's Fleet, viz. thc-Bon-Aventure, and the Peofter, one laden with Sugar, and the other with Rice and Provifions ; which were taken oa the 29th ult. in Lat. 4+. 20. North of Cape Finifterre. On the 5th the Edinburgh and Nottingham Men of War failed from Plymouth, to the Weftward on a Cruize!. And the fame Day the Foy Cartel Ship went out of the Hwboor for France, to demand Englifh Prifoners in re-turftfor French, of which there are now near 2000 at Ply-month. The Anne, -from Newfoundland, is arrived at Bri-ftol, by whom there is Advice, that his Majefty's Ship the Vigilant, Capt. Douglas, with 50 Merchant Ships under her Convoy for Portugal; and the Torrington, with 18 Sail for England, (ailed from Newfoundland on the 10th cf November. The Veflel mentioned to be drove afhore near Plymouth is the Gree&ftead,* Howell, from London, for Cork, who had been taken by a French Privateer ; but not being able to cleat the Land, ran afhore. The Cecilia, Mitchell, from Aberdeen to CampverC, is taken by a French, Privateer. The Betty Sloop, Hearn, from Lrfbon to Lancafter, is loft on the Weft Coaft of Ireland. Extras of a Letter from Brijiol^ December 8. * The Trirelove, Magee, is this Day arrived from Cork, * who came put laft Saturday; by her we are informed, * that the Old Noll has taken and carried into Kinfele a � French Prize*-; and alfo that forte other Veflels are car- * ried into Ireland, but the Particulars are not mention'd. -The DanieJ, Aileyn, who was in our Road ready to fail for Antigua, was M Night parted from her Anchors |p the Storm, and drove up the River Severn, as high aVthe new Paffage, and 'tis fear'd will meet with gteat Damage,-The la Demoifelle Anna Catharina, Vandervall, is arrived here from Bilboa. This Day the Coaches are ordered to fet out for the "Bath, to bring from thence her Royal Highnefs the Prin-Cefs Carolina, and her Retinue. / Yefterday the Right Hon. the Earl of Weftmorriand arrived at his^ Houfe in Hah�ver-fquare, for the Winter Seafon. ^ Yefterday Morning Ca|>t. Hankey, an Officer in the -Army, haeLthfc Misfortune to be thrown off his Horfe in Hide-Park, and broke one of his Legs. "Soine Time fince died in Jamaica, Doctor Calender,, a JP/etfoB much efteem'd by His Acqljaihtance. Yeiterday Morning died, at hi? Houfe near Alderfgate-Bars, Mr. Gifford, an Oilman of confiderable Bufmefs. The Account of the Death of Mr. Whitehead, at the 4 Eing's-Arms Tavern near Hungerford* Market, is a Mi-flake, which was occaftpned by the Death of the Peffon Who kept the Globe Tavern in that Neighbourhood. A Bill is ordered to be brought into Parliament for the better adjufting and the mdreN eafy Recovery of Servants Wages. Yefterday Morning John Stanwix, Efqj took the Oaths and his Seat in the Hon. Houfe of Commons as Member of Parliament for the City of Carlifle in'the Room of John Hyhon, Efq; deceased. This Evening the Corps of the Right Rev. Dr. Nicholas Oagget, late Lord Bifhop of Exeter, will be interr'd in great Funeral Pomp and Solemnity, in a Vault in St* Mar. garet's Church, Weftmlrifter. Yefterday was held an Adjournment Seffions of the City and Liberty of Weftrhinfler, intheTownCourt-HouTe, adjoining to Weftrainfte'r-Fiall, when feveral Perfons took the Oaths to qualify themfelves in the Army, and divers PerJGans appear'd on their Recognizances fome ef whom were difekarged, and others continued} after which, the Court adjourn'd till after Chriftmas. Laft Night the King's Scholars belonging to Weftminfter-School, acted the Play of the Eunuch in Latin, in the Dormitory, at which were prefent divers Perfons of Quality. Yefterday Number 46,076, and 49,785 were drawn Prizes of 5001.'each ; and 41,234^,27,583, 33,567 of 100 1. each. Number 49,785j drawn a Prize of 500 1. was fold and TFgilter'd at Hazard's Lottery Office. Neivcaftle, DecJb. Saturday laft, about Seven o' Clock at Night, the Cullqden, Patrick Forfyth Mafter, frbm Leith, with Merchant Goods for this Place, was taken orj Coeket-lfland by the Lewis XV. Capt. Lamy, a Dogger, belonging to Calais, of 4 Carriage and 10 Swivel Guns, and 9c Men ; but ranfomed for 250 1. and the Mate uken for the Ranfom. OnWednefday laft Major John Stanwix was unanimously elected Member of Parliament for Carlifle, in the Room of John Hy'lton, Efq; deceas'd. SCOTLAND. Edinburgh, Dec. 4. We hear from Galloway, that laft Week the Lady of Sir William Maxwell, of Monteith, Baronet, was fafely delivered of a Son. Tuefday laft all Diiputes relating to the Poll in' the? Election of Magiftrates and Counfellors in this City, were determined by the Judges, atid Yefterday they decided the Queftion with relation to a contraverted Deacon of the Snoemakers, and preferr'd John" Hamilton.--Some fay, the Report will be carried up, and prefertted to his Majelty by the Lord Provoft Elect, as a Mark of greater Refpecti -The Election ftands as formerly mentioned; On Friday laft died of a Ftyer at Bernera in GlsnelgTl Sir Alexander M*Donald of Slate, Bart, univerfally regretted. He has left Iffue Three Sons and a Daughter. This Day a Brown Mare belonging to the Right Hon. the Earl of Galloway} ftarted on Leitk Sands, with a Bay Gelding the Property of the Right- Hon. the Earl of Eg-lington4 for a Purfe of 70 Guineas : Lord Eglington's won the firft Heat, but was diftaneed the fecond.- We are now told,- that the Perfon of the Name of Fra-zer mentioned as Lord Lovat's Factor, as committed Prisoner to the Caftle, has not been concerned in his Lord-flrips Affairs thefe feveral Years paft, and is an Aber4een-fhire Gentleman, and not Factor to Lord Lovat. This Fqrenoon Patrick Wallace and Richard Ferris, two Drummers belonging to the.Royai Scotts, brought from Perth, were committed to the City Prifon for 1 Rape i as were alfo : Charles Rofs, William Elder, Charles Smith, and Robert Muckle^ all of that Regiment, for Robbery on the Highway. There are Letters advifing, that: &e*?nly Ship belonging to Kirkaldy, was taken fome Days ago in the Month of the Frith by, a French Privateer, who, when the extravagant Ranfom could not be complied with, burnt the Ship, after taking out the Mafter and the -Mate, and fetting the Crew* on Shore. IRE L A N D. Dubfrn, Dtr. 2. Their ExCeHeHtifs the Lords Juftices have been pleafed to appoint Sir Joh\? Rawden,.Bart. to be^ one of the Depaty. Governors* of the County of Down j as alfo tp appoiot the Hon. John Fitzmaurice, Efq; to.be one of flieTruftees of the Linnen-Manufacture, for.the Province of Munfteiv in the Room of Henry Agar, Efq; deceafed. We had an Account by a Whitehaven" Ship that came in laft Saturday, that as (he was coming thro' the Bay\ Qj^, ftruckon forpe thing, about a Mile S.W. and by W. of the Veifel that is funk off tbt Bailey, which he fuppofes to be a Ship that fpuodered m the late Storm, and alfo as. he was failing along the Goaft he faw the Signs of feveral Ships wreck'd. We have an Account by the laft Packet Crew, that fhe Race-horfe is put afhore op the Caaft of Wales, and it is thoughtwill be ftove to Pieces. Laft Thurfday died*, at his Houfe on Rogcrfon's Quay, John Power> EJq;. Comptrorer of the General-Poll-Office, Owner of the Packet-Boat', &c. a Gentleman univerlally regretted, beings a pleafant and facetious Companion. Saturday horning, Mtff. M'Gowban, Cianahan, and Neale feized Six Half Anchors of Brandy in a large Wherry in the Liffey. The fame Evening a Fiiherman ftepping from his Boat to go afliore, fiipp'd betwixt it and the Wall, and was drown'd. Laft Friday Night about 12 o'Clock a Fire broke out at an Inn in fhomas-ftreet, which burnt the Stable and Hay. And on Saturday Night about the fame Hear, another Fire broke out at a Baker's Houfein Barrack-flreet, which burnt a Loft of Furze, but was prevented from doing further Damage by the timely AiSftance of the Firemen and Engines. , Laft Saturday a Mefienger arrived here from England, who proceeded directly to Cork, with Orders for General Sinclnir. ^ The fame Day a Woman was ftopp'd at Meff. Kane ahd Latouche'sBank, with a Note of 18 1. which had'beeW loft amongft feveral others that Day. There were Three Ter-fons concerned, a Man and two Women, who were examined feparately, and gaVe very different Accounts how they came by it; whereupon they were all fentto Ncw-gate. Saturday laft died, after an Jndifpofition of feveral Years, Mr. Bartholomew Rivers, Son to Mr. Bartholomew Rivers, an eminent Tobaccooift in Thomas-ftreet. x ^"^fllfM 1 a p1""1-TT"" tvhnratng fft Tnu/n tn p�� his Rent, loft a Bank Note of 50 1. and on his going td the Bank to flop Payment, had the Mortification to find it had been paid a few Minutes before.. Laft Monday the Rev. Dr.4 John Clarke, Profeflbr and Lecturer in Divinity in our Univerfity, adjudged to Meff. Abraham and Bennet, both A.B. the Annual Premiums for their extraordinary anfwering in that Science. Laft Week died, after a few Days Illnefs, Saunders Lambert, of Bramble-Hall in the County of Meath; Efq; a Gentleman of a confiderable Fortune. Saturday Evehing, as a Carman was driving his Cart near Manooth, the Horfe took Head, and the poor Man's Leggs, in attempting to leap offj were caught between the Wheel and the Body of Cart, and both broke ; but being timely affifted by Mr. John Afhley, a Gentleman in Manooth, juftly efteemed for his repeated Acts of Huma->�i!jfffMMttry in this Way,~antMri?gfeat Knowledge in Surgery, he is in a fair Way of doing well. carttinuation of The Declaration of his Highnefs William Henry, by tbk% Grace of God, Prince of Orange, (ffc. of the Bea-fotts inducing him to appear in Arms in tbe Kingdom of England, for Pre/erving of the Proteftant Religion, and for Rejitringtbe Laws and Liberties of England, Scotland and Ireland. THESE Commiffioners have all cited before them all the Chancellors and Archdeacons of England, requiring them to certifie to them the Names of all fftch Clergymen as have read the King's Declaration for Liberty of Confcience^ and of fuch as have not read it, witnout confidering that the reading of it was not enjoy'd the Clergy by the Bifeops who are their Ordinaries. The Illegality and Incompetency of the faid Court of the-�cclefia-ttical Commiffioners wasfo notoriaufly known, and it did fo evidently appear, that it tended to the Subverfion of the * Proteftant Religion, that the moft Reverend Father in God, William Archbifhop of Canterbury, Primate and Metropolitan of ail England, feeing that it Was raifed for no other end but to*>pprefs fuch Perfons as were of eminent Virtue* Learning and Piety, refufed to fit, or to concur ifl it. 8. And tho' there! are many exprefs Laws* againft aU .Chur^.Utf.lufogfib fwJ^Ege^foof .th*$tyHh Religion, and alfo agalinft all Mohaftelies and Coriven'fc, and more particularly againft the Order of the Jefuits, yet thofc Evil Counfellors have procured Orders for the! building of feveral Churches and Chapelr'for the Erferctfe of that Religion. They have alfo^ocuredRivera 'Monasteries to be erected', and in-Cwirempt of. the L$ws,; ttif . have �npfcttabMttayfo^ i�ri�&a Places for the corrupting of the YoUtbr, bat have railed up* one of the Order to be a Privjr-Coarifelfiir, and a Minlftfr of State. By all which they tta evidently fhew, that they are rettramed by no Rules of La#'whatfbeVer, but that they have fubjecteS theFfofiotars' atid Eftates of the-Subjttts &DV ERTISE M li,N TS are taken in for chis'Paper, ?r Lt^vi>'s Coffbb-House, in Lombard-Street.
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