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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - December 23, 1846, London, Middlesex The General Advertifer. Numb. 3794. TUESDAY, December 23, 1746. Dealt December 21. iRRIVED the Duke of Newca-ftle, Dale, from Jamaica ; and Amity,Smithfon, from Leghorn. Came down Pretty Parley,Hays, for Barbadoes j and remain with his Majefty's Sloops the Swan and Shark ; Montradford, Saunders, for Antigua; Great Britain, GowJand, for Jamaica. Put back the Fortune, Moody, for Cork ; Maryland, Denham, for New-York. Came down Mary, Higgins, for Jamaica ; Grove, Pearfon, for Oportr ; Judith, Wyat, for Carolina,- Margaret and Jane, Hinton, for Plymouth ; North Star, for St. Ubes; and Nugent, Houlton, for-. Wind S.W. Gravefend, Dec zi. Pafs'd by the William, Combs ; and Invernefs, Brown, from Antigua ; the Anna Maria, Blackburn ; Lucy, Williams ; and Loretto, Letherhead, from Barbadoes; Rofe, Watts ; William, Glendenny ; London Merchant, Reynolds; Legonea, Anguin ; and the Shirley, Scott, from Jamaica; Nancy, Macdonald ; and Jenny, Davidfon, from St. Kitts ; the Diamond, Shelvill, and Richard and Sarah, Alden, from Maryland ; and the Sally, Lane, from Virginia. Plymouth, Dec. 19. Came in the Charles of London, from Leghorn ; and the Dolphin of ditto, from Jamaica, Wind S.W. Dartmouth, Dec. 19. Sailed the Gentmaagt, for Limerick ; and the City of Wifmar, for Leghorn. This Day came in the Lively, a Prize, taken fome time ago by his Majefty's Ship the Namure.-She was chas'd Yelterday by 2 large French Privateer, who has been off this Place the whole Day. Weym9utb% Dec. 20. Came to an Anchor in Portland Road, the Fly Sloop of War, with 20 Sail of Ships for Plymouth. Pool, Dec. 20. Sailed the Orford, Winfor, for South Carolina. The Eagle, Thompfon, from Montferrat, is arrived at Leverpool. The Nancy, Barber, from Virginia, at Briftol. The Pegafus, "Ratnfay, from Carolina, at Weymouth. The Lawfon, Macdaniel, from Virginia, at Whitehaven. The Rialto, Frazier, from Hull, at Virginia. The Friend/hip, Mackey, from New York, at Montferrat. Extracl of a Letter from Berlin, Dec. 14. The Interpretations which fome mrfinformed Perfpns � in the Empire, had given to the Treaty laft concluded * between the Courts of Vienna and Peterfburgh, deter-' mined the Emprefs-Queen to caufe the Content* of that � Treaty to be communicated to the King, that his Maje-' fly might fee there was nothing ftipnlated therein beyond * theJBounds and Precautions of a DefenfiveAlliance. This � General G�untBernee took care to obferve when he pre- * fented the Copy of that Treaty to our Mini/try. At the * fame Time he renewed the Ail'urances, which he had bc-' fore given of her Imperial Majefty's fincere Defire to * fee the Affair of the Guarantee ended, as foon as pof- * fible, by a mutual Arrangement, wherein the Interefts of * both Parties fhoufd be confulted, their Rights equally bal-' lanced, and their reciprocal Union eftablifhed upon Foun- . dations not to be fliaken. General Bernes has received � Orders from his Court to keep the molt drift Friendfhip * with Baron Giackel, Envoy-Extraordinary from the * States-Genera), and to concert with him the Steps necef-� fary to be taken for the Advantage of both Courts. Hanover, Dec. 10. The Draught has been fo extremely great in thefe Countries, that the People have been obliged to cut Watering-places in the Forefts, in order to prefcrve the Beafts from "peri fhing with Thirlt. We had laft Week Advice of fome Military Promotions made by his Majefty. Five or fix Regiments that are in the Country flatter themfelves fomuch with the Hopes of ferving next Year in the Low-Countries, that thofe who command them orair nothing to put themfelves in Readinefs'to march at the firft -Notice. They are fo much the more alert on this Occa-fion, as they are allured, if they go thither, they (hall be under the Command of the Duke of Cumberland. It is alfo .given out, that his Royal Highpefs will very foon make a Tour hither. Whatever Truth there may be in this, it is certain that the Players have received Orders to be in Readinefs to open the Theatre at the firft Notice. The Officers that are come hither from the Netherlands, have been commanded to complete their Corps by March next, which they are very diligent to accomplifh. LONDON. There are Letters from Vienna which mention, that upon the Reprefentation of Don Caravallo, the Portugueze Minifter at that Court, that his Majefty could not yet tell what Judgment to form of the Succefs of his Applications at the Court of Madrid, the Imperial Council had refolved to redouble the Efforts in Provence, and to fend thither immediately a frefh Corps of 15 or 16,000 Men. All the People of firft Diftinction in Poland are arrived at Drefden, in order to be prefent at the Nuptials of the future Dauphinefs, which are to be celebrated with more than common Magnificence. The Duke de Richlieu, who is to demand this Princefs, had palled thro* Franckfort when the laft Advices came from thence. The Levies go on apace in the Catholick Cantons of Switzerland, in order to complete the Regiments of that Country, which are all in the Spanilh Service. Some Advices make the Army in Provence amount to 63 Battalions and 40 Squadrons, befides a great Number of Irregulars ; and, at the fame Time, afiure, that 20 more Battalions, and z Regiments of Horfe, were ready to march and join them. The French talked cf removing their Courts and Archives to Terafcone, not thinking them fafe in Aix the Capital. By the laft Orders fent to the Count de Sada, the Spanifh Governor of Savoy, he is to fend all the Horfe in that Country to join the French in Provence. ExtraSi of a Letter from Capt. Gardner, of the Antigua Packet, bound from Lexerpool and Cork to the Leeivard lfands. Antigua, November tht 2d. * This informs you that I have had the Misfortune to * be taken by the Enemy, after a fpeedy Pafiage. On the ' 10th of October 1 W2s attack'd by a French Privateer ' of eight Carriage Guns, and 104 Men. The North Cape of Briftol, that failed out of Cork with us, was taken by two Privateers a Week after us, for flie was at ' Guardaloupe as we came down in the Flag of Truce. ' We we.e carried to Martinico the 131k, failed from ' thence the 25th, and arrived here the 29th ; where there is no Trade, and Provifions exceffive dear. They have 45 Privateers out of Martinico ; and by * all Accounts, and what I could obfarve while there, they ' had above 70 Englifh Prizes brought in, for they mind * nothing but Privateering ; and they fay themfelves they 1 have all the Encouragement that can be for it. They ' had not one Man of War at Martinico all the while I ' was there, nor fome Time before. Did our Ships Cruize * properly we fhould not have One Veffel taken where ' we havs Ten: But hope this will be enquired into. ' In the mean while I can only fay I am forry for your ' Lofs and mine, and remain yours, &c.' Yefterday William Whitaker, Efq; a very eminent Virginia Merchant, was chofen Alderman of Lime-ftreet Ward, in the room of Sir Robert Willimot, Knt. dc-ceafed. Yefterday tame on the Elections of Common-Council* men for this City for the enfuing Year. In Faringdon Within Mr. Walker, an emioent Brafier, was chofen for St. Faith's Precinct, in the Room of Mr. Giles Mills, but a Poll was demanded in Behalf of'Mr. Mills, which comes on this Day. On Saturday Morning Thomas Stanton, Efq; Recorder of Gallway in the Kingdom of Ireland, was married to Mrs. Peck, an agreeable Widow Lady, of very confidera-ble Fortune. On Friday laft died, at his Seat at Cherrington inGlou-cefterfhire, John Nealp, Efq; formerly Member of Parliament for the City of Coventry. He has left IfTue two Daughters, the e'tieft of which is married to Dr. Stone-houfe, a Phyficiah at Northampton, and the youngeft to Sir John Turner, Bart. Member for Lynn, in Norfolk. A few Days fince died Mrs. Middleton, Wife of Adol-phus Middleton, of the Inner-Temple, Efq; On Saturday laft died, at his Houfe in Cannon-ftreet, Mr. Ifaac Chitty, an eminent Sugar Broker. Yefterday Number 26,307 was drawn a Prize of iooco 1. 46,657,1000!. 38,180,34,415,21,625,41,425, 11,833, 49,304, 30,815, 11,819, and 20,601 were drawn Prizea of 100 1. each. Number 26,307, drawn Yefterday a Prize of 10,0001. ^\ as fold and regiiter'd at Jones and Horfley's Lottery- � Office, in Exchange Alley ; who buy and fell by Com-million all Government Securities, and gives Ready Money for Blanks and Prizes. We hear it is the Property of an Officer belonging to a Regiment in Ireland. Brijlcl, Dec. 20. This Week were committed to Newgate Elizabeth Shegerith, being charg'd with getting into her Cuilody by falfe Tokens and Pretenfions, divers Goods, amounting to 2 1. 14 s. the Property of Mr. Robert Roe, Linnen-Draper : And Mary Moore, for felonioufly ftealing one brown Silk flower'd Gown, the Value of 10 s. and one brown Silk Quilted Petticoat, the Value of 5 s. the Property of Elizabeth Handy, of Bath. Sunday laft the Remainder of General Wade's Horfe fet forward for Coventry ; and fince that a Regiment of Dragoons march'd into Town, who are quarter'd in the City and Suburbs, being diftributcd in the moil commodious Manner, for the good Accommodation of the Men, and fof the Eafe and Conveniency of the large and fmall Inns. The fame Day two Villains in Sailor's Drefs, feiz'd ujtoft a Woman in a Field near Wapping, and robb'd kher of fevera! Things, and made off undifcover'd. The Bennet Schooner met the Ship Royal George, a Ship from Jamaica, of 500 Tons, 140 Leagues Weft of Cape Clear, with 11 Foot Water in her Hold ; 43 of the Crow were taken up ; but the Sea ran fo high, that the Boat could not get to her, to take out the Remainder of the Crew, being 13 in Number. The Hope, Vifcount, from Barbadoes to Guernfey^is taken and carried into Gallicia. The Sheernefs Privateer is arrived at Briftol, from a Cruize, having loft her Foremaft and Bowfprit. The Weftmorland, Bonnell, from Jamaica, for Leghorn, is drove aihore near Portmahone, and all the Crew pe-rifh'd. There is Advice thatflhe Salamander Privateer, was loft lately near Gibraltar. The Fox Man of War,with the Trade for Guernfey and Jerfey, and the Tranfports with Soldiers for thofe Iflands, failed from Spithead on Friday laft. This Day his Majefty will go to the Houfe of Peers, in order to give the Royal AlTent to the Land-Tax Bill. The Right Hon. the Lord Chancellor has appointed Thomas Beaumont, Clerk, to the Rectory of Rathfby in the County and Diocefeof Lincoln. His Lordfhip has likewife prefented John Rowiwn, Clerk, to the Rectory of Little-Afhby in the County of Leicefter and -Diocefe of Lincoln, void by the Death of the laft Incumbents. And onFriday laft the faid Prefentations pafs'd the Great Seal accordingly. We hear, that foon after Chriftmas the Deficiency of his Majefty's Civil Lift will be Oaid up to Michaelmas laft. The fine Monument of General Monck, which is | erected in King Henry Vllth's Chapel, in Weftminfter-Abbey, is now entirely finifhed. Latt Friday Nathaniel Bond, Efq; belonging to the Cuftom-houfe at Pool, feiz'd fome Bags of Tobacco, and 16 Cafks of Ram and Brandy in a Field near that Town, and fecur'd it in his Majefty's Warehoufe. SCOTLAND. Edinburgh, Dec. 15. Friday laft the Right Hon. Field Marfhal Stair arrived in this City from his Seat in New-liftoun, where he is to flay during the Winter Seafon. A Warrant came down laft Week appointing Mr. James Philip Advocate, to be Judge in the High Court of Admiralty in, the Eoom-af Mr. James-Graham uJeeeaff. Saturday laft the Right Hon. Duncan Forbes of Cullo-den, Efq; Lord Prefident of the Seffion, arrived at Stonie-hill, from London. That Day the Trade for the Thames weighed Anchor from Leith Road, under Convoy of the Scarborough Man of War. Edinburgh, Dec. 16. On Sunday laft about fix o'Clock,' at Night, a young Man was attacked upon the Walk of Leith, by three Soldiers, who knock'd him down, and robbed him of all the Money which he had. Several other Attempts of the fame kind have lately been made. Laft Week a Tide-wajter was unfortunately drowned at Port-Glafcow, and this Week the fame Fate happened to a Boatman at Glafcovv. I his Day the Lord Prefident took his Seat in the Court of Seffion, in pejfed Health. -We have certain Advice from Aberdeen, that three Ships belonging to that Place have been lately taken by-Privateers, viz. the Prince Charles of Fraferfburgh, from Holland to Aberdeen, off Scarborough, ranfomed for 500I. The Rofe, Foe, from London to ditto, by a Bilander Privateer off Cockct^Ifland, carriad te France: The Unity, Thomfon, was in Company with the Rofe, and had 1 z Shot fired at her, but efcaped ; as alfo, that a Sloop belonging to that Place, David NicholfonJVlafter, is taken by a Dogger Privateer off Bervie, and ranfomed for 7001. We hear Hamilton's Dragoons have received Orders to be in readinefs to march to the Weft, in order to embark for Ireland, and that they are to be replaced in Eaft Lothian by St. George's Dragoons.. A V V E RT ISF- M II N are taken in for this Paper, Lloyd's Coffei-Hovse, in Lombard -"Street-
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