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   General Advertiser (Newspaper) - December 26, 1846, London, Middlesex                                The General Adveftifer. M Br 3*7 FRIDAY,   December 26, Deal, December 24. I IS Majefty's Sloop the Swan, with the Outward-bound Ships remain, as in *y taft. Juft in fight coming in a large Man of War, and a Bomb ; Names not known.   Wind S.E. Dover, Dec. 24. Came in the Endeavour, for Southampton ; Mary, Ellis; and Margaret and Jane,Clinton, for Plymouth ; all from London; alfo a fmall Hooker Boat Privateer, with 12.Men, belonging to Boloign, fent in by the Furnace Bomb, Capt. Mapleton. Sailed Maryland, Durham, for New York.   Wind S.S.E. Port/mouth, Dec. 24. Yeiterday failed the Folkftone Man of War, with the Trade under her Convoy. Came to Spithead the Dragon Man of War, with the following Ships from the Downs, viz. Britannia, Godley ; Langford, Oliver ; Sarah and Anne, Hobbard j MarylandMerchant, Jermin; Scrqpe, Rafherry } Britannia, Manger ; Mary, Marfh ; Ferry, Belcher ; Willet, Griffith 5 Endeavour, Williamfon ; Ranelagh, Cradon ; the William and Anne, Ratten ; St. Jofeph} Woolf ; Rowland; Kiddell j Diamond, Allen? Neptune, Mofon ; Speedwell, Clare ; Hannah, Kilpatrick ; William, Street ; Tagus, Clements; Britannia, King ; New-England Gaily, Aiiftin ; Duke of Dor-fetv Chambers j Duke of Cumberland, Cromety ; Port Faftor, Gering; Harrington* Kitcherman ; andTnornton, -^Joatly. Madrid,, Nov. 2Q> In the Conferences that were held upon the Propofiti ons made by the Court of Lifbon, concerning an Accommodation with the Courts of Vienna and London, the following Refolutions are faid to have been taking, and we hear they are fince fent to Lisbon by a Coir-iter, viz. ' That it & with much. Satisfaction the King  learns the Inclination which the Courts of Vienna and '� London (hew for the Re*eftabltflim�nt of Peace ; that his � Majefty is ftill of the fame Defirer to fee the Affairs of '* Europe conduced to that falatary End ; but that the Ho-4 nour of his Crown does not permit him to abandon the  Interefts of a Prince, who is fo dear to him a,s the Infant  Don Philip j That his Majefty knows how much is dire  to the Engagements contracted with an Allyv and is  therefore refolved not to depart from thofe he had en-' tered into with the Grown of Frances But that as fotm � as the Courts of Vienna and London will propofe fuch  Expedients as are compatible with the two Obje&s, the  King will make it appear^ that his Wifhes to reltorc the 4 general Tranquillity are not lefs remarkable, either for � the Extent or Juftice of them, "than thofe of any Power  whatsoever.' But as the Resolutions were taken adder the old Administration, they may be no Rule for the Language we are to cxpeft under * new-Minifter. Hamburgh) Dee. 19. We learn, by. private Letters from Stockholm, by Way of Straelfund, that the Fermentation, which for f6me Time has agitated both the States and the Two Courts in that'Country, was occasioned by the Steps which the Emprefs of RujEa has taken to remove every Thing that might interrupt the good Intelligence between the two Nations. This. Priacefs having been informed,, that the Count de Teffin, who has always been efteemed a declared Parti zan of France, had not changed kis Syftem fiats tka War in Finland, but that, on the. contrary* he had taken Advantage of the Aecefs, which his. Place of Grand-Majter procures him to his Royal Highnefi, toin-Tpire this Prince with Sentiments agreeable to his own, her Imperial Majefty had'written fevers) Letters to intreat his Highnefs to remove this^Mtnifter from his Court and Per-lon. The Prince has continually owned in his Anfwers, that he owed his Fortune and Ejevasion to the Emprefs of Ruffia ; that he weufd. always make it his Duty, by all the Returns he was capable of, to teftify his fincere Ackoow-i ]edgement,and, in particular, that there was no Sacrifice he would not make to preferve her Majefty's Friendfhip, and (hew the Advantage of it to the Kingdoms, which he was called to by her Majefty Y P/rote&ibrK-"Bat all that, had been reported to her Majefty to the Difadvantage of Count Teffin,. was the Work of Envy and Caiorany, he be^eeched her to excufe him from Sacrificing, a good Subject and a faithful Minifter to the Jealoufyof hjs Enemies,. This Anfwef, ajna feveral others of-the fame Tafte, were not-wceived^tPeteriburgh, ascoukHmte been wifhed at Stockholm. The Emprefs ordered Baron Korff, her AmljjafiadQr in Sweden, tp demand the. Renvoval of Count Tt&a, and,hjkPajiifeos, both by Wprd.af ftj|o�th and in Wilting* The Baron has had feveral Audiences, both of -t�e King and the Prince, upon this Subject; and has-alfo prefented feveral throng Memorials.  It is even faid, that it -- he has delivered to the King a Writing under the Emprefs's own Hand. It is not yet known, what Part the Prince Succeffor will take upon thefe Warm and reiterated In-ftances ; but as the Affair has been laid before the Secret Committee, and is to be fent to the King of Pruffiay it feems as if his Highnefs thinks it too delicate to atl in it without Advice. LONDON. A Woma'rr'at Rome, who was frequently at the Hoafe of a Jewiui Widow in that City, having lately taken the Opportunity, when the Widow was abftnt, to get her three young Sons baptized, the Cardinal Vicar, being in*-formed ot what had pafl'ed, ordered the CMWWPW^W1 fent to the Houfe of the Catechumens. This Affair made a great stir among the Jews, who afiembled tumultuoufly , ^ u j ' ----.---------/ about the Jateof the Pope's Palace, juft as he was coming out, and prefented to him a Petition ; but the Clamour they made was fo great, that.the Pope ordered them to be driven away by the Guards, and that no Jew mould for the futuie approach his Perfon. Soma of trie Jewiih Chiefs, however, have found a Way to appeafe his Holinefs^, and obtain a Revocation of this Decree. Before the Attempt to carry off the Artillery at Genoa^ which occasioned the Infurrection, the Marquis de Botta haa demanded 30 Pieces of Cannon, and 6 Mortars for the Lfeof Count Brown, who wanted them ; but the Re-publick had refufed to comply, which put the Marquis upon violent Meafures. Tho' we have no certain Account of the Auftrians Lofs at Genoa, feveral Letters mention the Death of an Officer of Diilinfticn, and that the Regiment [of Andreati has been cut to-piects. / It is again reported at Paris, that Antibes is in the Hands of the Allies, and that it is feared they will ruin the Port. A Courier lately Arrived from Vienna-from Conftantino-ple, was immediately dilpatched back, with new Inftruc tions to the Imperial Minifter, relative to the Peace lately concluded between the Porte and Perfia. It is talk'd at Franckfort'that mod of the Circles of the Empire will furnifh a certain Number of Troops to their Imperial Majefties, upon the footing of Auxiliaries. We hear, that next Campaign Prince Charles will take on him the Command of an Army confuting of 25,000 Men> which are to aft on the Rhine neareft the Confines of Lorrain j while the Duke commands in Flanders i and the King of Sardinia^ or General Brown, in Provence T By "which the French will have Work enough cut oafjj^ them, without thinking of Invasions. Accounts from the Hague of the 28th of December, inform us, that the States General have prefented Mr. Trevor, Envoy Extraordinary, and Plenipotentiary of Great Britain, with a Chain and Medal of Gold, worth 1300 Florins. Thefe Accounts add, that Mr. Trevor, will fet forward from the Hague for London about the 8th of January next, N. S.-The Marquis of Puertoi Amb&uador from Spain, haying delivered' bis Credential Letters to their High Mightineffes, has. been received arid complimented by the President and Aflembly, in that Quality.-The'fame Letters fay, that the King of the Two Sicilies, has fent an Ambaflador to the fame Place ; that his Credentials was received, and that thai Am-.baftador was complimented on that Qccaiiom by the Af-fembly. By 1 Gentleman lately arrivied. from Ghent we have an. Account, that the Inhabitants are fp exafpjerated againfb; the French by reafon of their Plunders, occasioned by-their Property, that not a Morning panes but feveral are found murdered in the Streets; and that they heartilyi wifh for their good old Cuftomers the Englifli again. The Army in Provence under Count Brown is compofed of"66 Battalions/ 4006 Horfe, and 6000 Irregulars, with 18 Battalions, and ijoo Piedthontefe Horfe 1 which wilt , Vl be equal1, if hot fupenor, to Marmal Belleifle's Army whwr \ Letter 'from Pariadoes, Ncv. it. ' Not having any Man of W�r here lately, the Privateers have been very bold, and have taken two Veffels near Needham's Fort. By a Flag of Truce this Day arrived from MartiniCo�, we he3T that tz Veffels, bound to or from the Leeward Iflands, have been taken within a Month paft. Among them are the Snow Content^ Hudfon, from Lancafter5 BVig. Dolphin, Pitb ; Brig. -, Evans CommandeT; a bloop, Conyers Commander ; all rrom Philadelphia-, bound here ; the Snow Watford,, bound hence to Philadelphia 5 the S!oop Diligence to Pifcatatjua. * About a Fortnight ago a Fleet of fix Btfuth Sea India- Guns, and three Frigate, ftop'tatMartrnrco afewHours, but did not Anchor; akho' a large Fleer waj ready to fail, and only waited for Convoy. Aniridia Ship, one of the above Fleet, has been fome time at Gratrada. We hope they will fall in with force of out Squadrons.- The Greenwich, Gely, is not yet arrived fVoriAN e\v found-land.   Arrived here theBetfey, Anyon ; aifd^tbe Lark, joined by.the. expected.Reinfdrcemehts Yefterday being Chriftmas-Day, the fame was ob'lerv'd at Court as a High Feftlval; when the Knights Companions of the moft Noble Order of the Garter, Thiftle and Bath, appear'd in the Collars of their refpe�Uve Orders, there was a numerous Court to pay their Compliments to his Majefty. At Noon his Majefty/their Royal Highneffes the Prl.___ and Priacefs of Wales, and the Princefs Amelia, preceeded by the-Heralds-'aud Purfuivafits at Arms, accompanied by a great Concourfe of the Nobility and Gentry, went to the ChapeiiRoysrl and heard a Sermon, preaeh'-d by the Right Rev- Dr. Shtolock, Lord Bitbop of Salifbury. We hear� that four Noblemen of Genoa, who have been,detain'd as Hojlages in the City oi Milan, are fent into the Caftle, and a ftrong Guard plac'd over them. ' Kennedy, from Africa; and are both failed for Jamaica. ' No London Ship will fail under three or four Weeks.' Lord M*Leod {tbt &ad of Cromertie's Sort ) *when arraigned up'-.n the idth of December 1746-, addteffed him-felf to the fudges as fallows: ' My LoRb?',  IS T A N D indicied for One of the mofl heinous of all Crime?, rjrat of Rebellion and Treafon againlt thebeftof King^, and my only rightful Lord and Sovereign. Would to God, my Lords, I could-plead not guilty to the Charge : But as I cannot, I beg leave to affure your Lordfhips, my Hear^ never was confenting to the unnatural and wicked Part 1 then a&ed. Remember, my Lords, my Yiouth,, and that I am in that State of Life, when even an unherpfy father's Example is almoft a Law. Bat my Heart is full from the deep Senfe I have of his Miferies and my own : And I lhal! only add-, that as I mull and do plead Guilty to- the Charge, if on your Lordlhips kind Reprtfentation of taf Cafe, his Majefty Cull think fit, in his great Goodnefsi to extend his Companion to me, what of future Life or Fortune I may ever have-, ftiall be intfrely devoted t6 his Majefty's Service, onwhofe Mercy I now abfolutely throw myfdC They write from r^ortrmouth, that on Wedhefday laft in fight, which they fuppofed to be Admiral Warren. Commodore Legg will fail on Friday next, if the Wind .permits. On Wednefday James Huntley, Efqj a Gentleman of at good Eftafe in Kent, was married to Mifs Charlotte Edwards of Eltham in the fame County ; a young Lady of Beauty, Merit and Fortune. The Right Hon. the Lord Chancellor, has appointed the firft General Seal to be held at LincokVinn-Hall, before Hillary Term, on the 12th Day of January next, and the fecond General Seal on the 19th. On>Wednefday Night died, at her Houfe in New Bond-ftreet, Mrs. Mary Dutrafsi a Widow Gentlewoman of good Fortune. Yefterday about fixty Invalids that belonged to the Caftle at Edinburgh, arrived here from thence, being order'd by the Right Hon. the Earl of Albemarle in order (tbey being worn out in the Service of the Crown) to receive the Pension of Chelfca-Orjlfege. There is now in Praftise at the TheatreRoyal in Dnrry-Lane, two new Dances which are to be performed there oh Mbnday next, the firft: call'd the Turkifh Pirate, the / fecond the Landrefs's1 Vifiting Day, both' compos'd by Giufeppe Salamon, and to be perform'd by him, Madani VioJeite^th^JPa^^ This Morning about Four o'CIock, a Fire broke ou\ at an empty Hdule in St. Clement's-Lane, near Temple-Bar, which the Workmen had been fitting up, and ertirely con-fumed it. It is fuppofed to have been oecafioned by the Carelefshefs of the faid Workmen. Eifeafes and Cafoalties thi$ Week. ij^a/JfT^Aged jg." bonfunaption      " Gon'vtStoa Small Pox 29. Teeth j8. Drown'd 4. Exceffive Hang'd herfeM" 1. Overbid 112. Droffjr 17.   Fever 72 Cafualtk*. Broken Leg 1. Drinking 1.   Found dead J. 1.  Suffocated in a Clay Pit. 1. Chriften'd Males 13b.   Females 197.   In all 22 f, Buried Mares.     29*.    Females 149.   In all 447, Decreas'd in the Burials this: Week 32. A D V E RT ISF- M � N TS are taken in tor this Paper, ?r Li^yd's Coffbi Houst, in Lofnbard-^rrrec   

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