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   London Daily Post And General Advertiser (Newspaper) - July 11, 1743, London, Middlesex                                The London Daily Poft, and General Advertifer. Numb. 2721* MONDAY,   July 11,   1743. Deal, Jiify 9. LHIS Forenoon the Garland Man of War iailoHbr the River. Arrived the Earl of Gainfborougb, Car/, (torn St. Kitts * Neptune, Henderfon, from ditto ; Gilbert, Pringle, from Antigua; Nathaniel, Long, from Riga, for Portf-xnouth. Remain the DorfetQrire, ,arid Shrewlbury Meo of War, and Deptford'i Prize; Ruxley, Biftly, for Torky Matilda, Wilds, for Gibraltar j Robert and Alice, Cufack, for Philadelphia ; and-, Pipon, forOrtk.  WindS.W. t Arrived at feveralPorts. The Mediterranean, Hill, from Genoa; and Adventure, Dare, from Oporto, are arrived off Dover. The Johanna, Gibbs, from New-England, at Briftol. The Landavery, Blanket, from London, at Jamaica. D'Argent, Nowell, from London, at Oporto. LONDON. FrSm the Cam} on the River St. Matbteo or St. John's in Florida, Marctr 1z, 1742-3. The Spaniards at Aoguftine were fo itrengthened by the Troops left there, after the Invaijon of Georgia, amongft which were the Dragoons of the Regiment Italica, that they repolfed all the Parties of Indians that could be fent out againft them. We alfo had Intelligence of a ftrong Party of Men marching towards the River of St.Matha-o ; whereupon General Oglethorpe, with a Detachment of the Highland Company of the Rangers, and of bis own Reginent, landed in the Night in Florida, and bad fuch Succefs, that the Indians advanced undifcovered, and attacked the Spaniards, and killed upwards of 40 of them ; but one of their own Party being killed, they would give no Pnfoners Quarter) we therefore have no farther Intelligence, but nurch To-morrow, and hope to be able to force the Spaniards once more to' take Shelter in their Town. Florida in the River St. Matbao, March 21. The Spaniards have quitted the Field, and are retired into St. Augaftine. The Troops made a very extraordinary March, in four Days, of 96 Miles, for fo many it is from this Place to St. Aoguftine, and back again; and this we performed without leaving one Sick Man behind asj and the whole Parry is in Health and Strength. We hear from all Hands, that there is a ftrong Body of Troops in Aogoftme, and can hardly conceive the Reafon of their Behaviour and precipitate Retreat from Numbers fo much inferior to them. The General did all he could to draw them to A&on, and having polled the Grenadiers, and feme of the Troops in Ambafcade, advanced himfelf, with a very few Men, in Sight of the Town, intending to fkirmUh and retire, in order to draw them JnjtojheAm-baftater tiat tr> no Pa1$6te^~ThTKdiam however advanced fo nimbly as to get up with a Party of the Enemy, and killed above 40 of them under the Cannon of the Town. We hear from Hanau, that on the 7th Inftant, N.S. there was a General Thaekfgiving, for the Victory at Dettingen; that a Sermon was preached at the Head .of every Regiment; and that afterwards there were great Rejoicings, by a general Difcharge of the whole Army, which confifted of c^,^o^,Men,eonipleat.: They write from Hanau, of July 9, N.S. that General Brown arrived about Eight o'Clock the Night before from Prince Charles, with an Account that he is in full March, and has been fo fix Day*, with thirty Regiments of Foot, making fixty Battalions, of 600 Men each, the Grenadiers included; twentyfeven Regiments of Cuiraffiers, making 700 Men each ; eight Regiments of Huffars, making 7000 compleat; three hundred Croats, and fifteen hundred Pan-doors. He marches in two Columns, and will be upon the Neckar in feven Days from the above Date. They write from the Hague, that the Generals who are to command the Auxiliary Troops of the Repoblick, fet cut one after another for th
                            

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