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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - December 28, 1747, London, Middlesex The MB. 4IIO. M Q N DAY,. IDe cember 28, 1747- Beat, December 26. v F.M ATN in. thc-Dnwm his. Maje-fty's Ship Advice.;, with the^ohn, and ^achary, Pnches, fo* Sc. Kitts. Wind B.S.E. Grave/end, Dec. 25. Pafs'd by the Seahorte.Niehclfon, from Arafter.danj ; Difke of Cujnber-land, Clark.* and the Swallow, Macket; the Neptune, Jack-fon ; and the John and Rpbirt, Dflardfon, feora Petfirfburgh ; Adventure, Sandiffe ; and Fricad?s S&odwill; Wibkn, from Stockholm. The Dani-el, Yoangj, from Maryland, is arrived at Falmouth. She met with very bad Wea'.ber, and has received much Damage. The Hefter and Elizabeth, Muffulman ; and Scephanus, Poork, from Dublin, at Rotterdam. The Samuel and, Mary, Stephenfon, from Carolina, at ditto. Since oDrlat arrived che Mail from Holland. Savona, Dec. 7. Wc hear from the Ifle of Corfica, thn General Madrafs, who com-mands there for the King in the AbCease ef Couac Riv?rola, is fat down again before Baftia, and hath fo block'd up that Capital by Land, that nothing can get into it but what is brought by Sea from Tufpany. The Garrifon and Poaple in the Town have made an Attempt to retiieve themfdves by a Sdly, , but were routed and obliged to re;ire within their Works. There have been fome petty Affairs in the Weftern Riviera and the County of Nice, in which tie Germans and Pied-montefe have generally had the Advantage. Genoa, Dec. 9. The Duke of Ric&lieu is expected back from the Viftthe has made in the Eaftern Riviera, where he has eft ifeiiftted ftrong French Garrifons in every Place : So that thefe fame Allies, who 14 Months ago abandoned us to the M"ercy of our Enemies, are at prefent the .Milters both of our Capital, and all ear other Ferr treffrs. The French ha,ve lately had a Rein/orcomian of betwixt 15 or 1 8�o Recrnka. Ac Officer was heje a %w4 Qay* ago from Co_uj� Browju hat, iho'the G�verrnn��� has not yet publifhed the Subjeft of his tSBBlffiiffiflfl*. we know he has not fucceeded. Milan, Dec. 14. Count Hat rath has re-open'd Commerce with tt.e Republick of Genoa, at the Solicitations of our Merchants, and thofe of the neighbouring Countries : In Confequence of this, all Kinds of Merchandizes, that are not otherwife contraband, have PermifEon to pafs betwixt che two State-.but not without Paffports; and Care has moreover been taken, that the Enemy �haU .not, by this means, get any Thing out of thefe Countries, that may aflill them in protracting the War. TheGenoefe per-fiii in their iii-jutr Resolution, not to releafe the Prifoners they have of ours, unlefs their own Hoftages be rclcafed , likewife. Vienna, Dec. 20. The Prince of Hildburghaufen fets out Tomorrow for Sty ria and Croatia, in order to make fome new Military Regulations. A-n Adjutant-General from Count B own is, arrived here, and is gping to England to execute a CoramifGon from his Excellency. For fame Time paft the Publick has been ftock'd with Gold and Silver Coin of the prelent Emperor, the Reverfe of which is an Eagle, with the Motto, In Te Djimine Spera les Stiles, Bart, the Honourable Horatio Townftend, Francis Vernon, and William Jenkins, Efqrs. together wLh Tyrwhit Cayley, Efq; to be Commiffioners for Victualling his Majcfty's Navy. LONDON. Extracl of a Letter from Teer Veer in Zealand, dated December 23, A'. $. ' Six Deferters frjm the Regiment of Dauphiny, who ' made their Efcape to the Ifland of Walcheren, in a fmsll flat-bottom'd Skiff, report Ihat thexe are no ex-' traordinary Motions amongit the Enemy's Troops upon ' the oppofite Shore ; but as it was owing to a falfe Se-, ' curity, grounded upon a like Report, that Bergen-op-' Zoom fell a Sacrifice to Lowendaht, far from givtng~arty ' Credit to their Information, tbey have been put under. � Arjeft as Spies f and one of them, who is a Flerqingher ' by Birth, is fa d (to have made very important Difcove- ' ries, the moll material of which is, that federal fiat-. ' bottom'd Veils Is have been filed with gteat Quantities of. ' Graradoes, Carcaffes, Fi-re-pots, and other deftru&ive Combufticles, to be employed as Fire-boats to deftroy ' our armed' Veffels, on the Scheld and the narrow Sea ' that divides this Province from the Continent : A pro- digious Quantity of Wheat Straw has likewife been em-' barked on the largeft of their Sloops, which it is fup.� pofed is to be fet Fire to on Occafton, and under cover, ' of the Smoke, with the Advantage of a fair Wind, tbe ' Eeemy hope to efcape us and land~their Men unperceiv'd;' ' but I can affureyou they'll meet with a very warm Re- ception, all our Coaft being lined with Corps de Gardes ' from twenty to a hundred Men each, who Patrole Night ' and Day, and arc ready to join and form a very confl-' derable Body, upon the firft Signal given from the Bea-' cons that are erefted all over the Country. The Militia ,' is conlbntly exe'eifed, and a Spirit of Mania! Ardour ' and Revenge prevails among all Ranks arid Degrees of People.' Early'on Saturday Morning an Exprefs was difpatched. to the Cbu t of Pet-ufburgh, with the Ratification of the ' Treaty for the March of che Ruftjan Troops into Flanders. ADVERTISEMENTS are taken in-for this Paper, 9r Lloyd's Coff^e-Hot^, m Lombard-Street.'
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