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   London Daily Post And General Advertiser (Newspaper) - September 12, 1743, London, Middlesex                                The London Daily Poft, and General Advertifer.   "T>->T- M O N D A Y,  September 12,   1743. Deal, September 10. ftRIVED the Terror Bomb, from Portfmouth, and . failed to the Northward. Remain the Men J of War, and Merchant Ships, mentioned in -my laft. Wind S.S.E. . I The William, Neal, fromAn-__.ww tigoa, is arrived at Briftol. "The Griffin/lfaliburton, from Africa; Antigua Packet, Lefley, from London ; and William and Mary, Payne, from London and Cork, are arrived at Antigua. The Britannia, Haydon, from Barbadoes; Blacket and Jenwick, Jefrerfon, from Maryland; Princefs Amelia, Richardfon, from South Carolina ; and the Betty, Blandy, from Virginia, off Dover. LONDON. Yeflerday arrived the Mail from France and Holland* "ExtraS of a Letter-from ConJlantinoplet dated Auguft 8, . N.S. � The Army defigned to aft againftThamas Konli Kan, * is affembled in Diarbekir; it is to be commanded by the * Grand Vifir in Perfon, who is to take Mahomet's Standard * along with him : Tents and Equipages are getting ready * for this Prime Minifler, who, neverthelefs, will not fet out * 'till after the Pcrfian Monarch begins Hoftilities, becaufe � the Porte is not willing it mould be faid that (he was the � firft to begin the War.  The Aga of the Janiffaries and * the Topigi-Bachi have alfo received Orders to go and ' join the Army. Our warlike Preparations have been ' much haftened fines the Arrival of an Exprefs from the * Serafkierof Babylon, who writes, thatThamas Kouli * Kan in Perfon was advancing towards that Gty with * a large Body of Troops; that his Son was marching * towards Kirkat at the Head of another Army ; and that * one of his Generals was advancing to Erzerum with the * Remainder of the Perfian Forces. Our Apprehenfions of � a Revolt are as ftrong as ever. The 26th of laft Month ' we were juft.on the Point of feeing anlnfurreftion, fedi- * tious Bills having been difperfed in divers'Parts of the * City, giving Notice to the Inhabitants to keep their * Shops (but up on that Day, that they might not be plun-' dered, in Cafe a Revolution fbould .iappen. Several � Perfons, convicted of being the Authors and Difperfers ' of thofe Bills, have been executed for it. According to Advices from Peter/burgh, the Ruffian-Navy has Orders to join the Swedifh. Fleet^And a& in Concert with it, in Cafe the Danes make any Attempt upon Sweden. Part of the combin'd Fleet is to. cruize near the Ifland of Bornholm, in order to watch the Daniih Fleet. The Ruffian Court is taking other Meafures to affift the Swedes, and intends to fend them a Body of Land Forces, if they want them. They write from Stockholm, that feveral Regiments of their Garrifon are actually filing off towards Babus, where a-Body of 15000 Men is to be affembled j that an. Army of equal Force is to be affembled in Scania; that the Troops which are to compofe thefe two Armies have Orders to march with all poffible Diligence ; that feveral of the Gallies in the Harbour of Stockholm have already put to Sea, and are to be followed, forthwith, by feveral more that lye ready in the Road ; that they are going to raife a Body of Huffars, and that other Meafuies are taking to fe-cuxe the Kingdom again ft an Invafion. They write from Turin, that they are getting ready Bedding and other Neceflaries at Nice, for a Body of Bri-tifh Troops, which Admiral Matthews is to bring them from Portmabone, if he fees Occafion. .  Lettersfr*mFribourg, in Brifgau, Sept. 7. N.S. .* The third Inftant, in the Night, Prince Charles of 4 Lprrain laid a Bridge^over a great Arm of the Rhine, � facing Brifac,' and.the Troops that paffed it'made them-' felves Matters.of the..Ifland of Rhinmarck, after diflodg-� ing the French that were in it.   At the fame time his * Hjghnefsfent over feveral Companies of Grenadiers in * Boats, on the Side of Little Landau, who feized upon a * great Redoubt, where they flood their Ground above an ' Hour; but the French having re-affembled, drove them * out in their,Turn,'after a vigorous Refinance; TheAu- * ftrians loft on' this Occafion 48 3 Men, as. well killed and * drowned ai taken Prifoners.   The French alfb made * tiemfdves Matters of a Ponton, 27 fmall Boats, &c. < The Auftrians XUH hold "the Ifland of Rhinmarck, and * have feht over fdmeTroops and Pioneers to the other � Side of the. Rhine, to make a Work to cover the Bridge 1 they intend, to. throw over the Geifwaffer; an 'Arm- of it, * that feparates the faidjfland from Alface; but the French * are preparing to diflodge them, by the Helpof a Bridge * and fomeWorks which they have on that'Side.', P. S. * A Report is juft fpread,' that the French have * b:at down With their Cannon the Bridge which Prince ' Charles had made,land even forced the Auftrians to aban- * don the Ifland.*-   -         '.' Letters ft�m^ Utrecht of the 16th Inftant, NS. fay, that Prince CharleSof Lomin made a frefh Attempt the 8th Inftant to'pafs the RbJne,- and that there was; a fmart Engagement between him and Marfhal Coigny, theParticu-kr�of which they expefted by the next pjft- According to Advices from Ratifljon* a Capitulation is figned between General Berehclau and the Commandant of Ingolftadt, Which is fent to Vienna for ;he Queen of Hungary's Approbation ; in the mean time the French will not deliver up the Gates of the Town to the Auftrians, but only permit them to poft Troops "at a fmall Diftance off thfm. They tell us likewife, that Count Seckendorff has writ to General Berenclau, that if the French evacuate Ingolftadt, he thinks the Imperial Troops ought to be put in Poffeffion of it: They even allure us, that his Excellency is adlually marching up to'the Town at the Head of 14,000 Men, and that General Berenclau has, thereupon changed the Pofition of his Camp, and is actually intrenching hirafelf: The Auftrian General has but 18,000 Men, the greateft Part of which are irregular Troops.; We alfo hear, that the Inhabitants of Stadt-am-hoff and Straubingen have been dif-armed, and a Reinforcement of 500 Men fent to the Garrifon of the latter Place; the Reafons of which Precautions appear in the following Letter from an Auftrian Officer at Straubingen, dated the 7th Inftant, N.S.  We had like to have Sicilian Vefpers here the other ' Day. The Inhabitants, whom we uie no worfe than is ' justifiable by the Laws of War, as the Bavarians did in the Queen's Territories when they had the upper hand, * formed a Defign to get rid of us all in one Night, and  had taken proper Meafures to fucceed in it. Happily for ' us that the Plot. was difcovered; the principal Perfons ' concerned have been taken up, except two that have ' made their Efcape. Upon their Examination they urged ' in their Defence, that their Affeftion for the Houfe of  'Bavaria moved them to this Confpiracy ; but as we are ' of Opinion that this Affection ought to be ruled by Rea- * fon and Decency, they are likely to. fuffer feverely for ' their Loyalty to their old Matters.' From Worms we hear, that the Army of the Allies was to begin its March that Day towards Franckendal. Letters from Worms, Francfort and Mentz fay, that the Earl of Stair is actually fet out on his Return to England ; the Caufe of which is variously talk'd of. His Lordfhip keeps his Regiment, together with the Government of Minorca. The Abbot of St Hubert is arrived at Verfailles, to complain of the violent Proceedings of the Marfhalfey of Luxembourg againft his Abbey, the Religious of which they have carried away to the Prifons of that City, for refuting to acknowledge the Queen of Hungary as their lawful Sovereign. Marfhal Coigny having more need of Infantry than Cavalry, M. Noailles has fent him four Brigades, and is to receive 12 Squadrons in Lieu of them. Prince Charles of Lorrain has fent.an .Order, by the Poft, to the Inhabitants of Colmar to pay Contributions. They write from Scheleftadt, that they take all poffible Meafures to difpuce the Paffage of the Rhine, with the Auftrians ; that among the Prifoners taken in the Action of the 4th rnftant, N.S. there were but 17 not wounded; that the Prince of Waldeck, who led on the Auftrians, is among the Prifoners; that Prince Charles continues to intrench his Troops in the Ifland of Rhinmarck ; that the 6th Inftant at Night, the French planted feme Batteries to derend their Bridge of Communication with that Ifland, and that they hoped the Vigi'ance and Prudence of Marfhal Coigny, who ha: always timely Notice of the Enemy's Motions, will frultrate all their Attempts. They alfo give us the following odd Story from Paris, which, however, they fay, wants Confirmation.-Prince Charles it feems, had defired Leave of the Swifs Cantons to fend through their Territories a Convoy of 60 covered Waggons, laden with Provisions and Warlike Stores; upon which he received for Anfwer, that no Troops, nor Artillery, nor Warlike Stores fhould pafs through Swifferland, without the unanimous Content of the Helvetick Body ; and then we are told, that thefe Waggons having been fearched, 30 armed Grenadiers were found in each of them, and that they had Inftructions to ftrike a Blow cunningly on this Side of the Rhine, in order to facilitate the Paflage of Prince Charles. The French Actions are come up to 2065 Livres. Yefterday about One o'Clock a Meffenger arrived at the Duke of Newcaftle's Office with fome Difpatches from his Majefty. The Scipio and ^Etna Firefhips, and the Comet Bomb, .are fail'd from Spithead, to prevent the Dutch Ship's coming into any of our Parts, which is fitfpected to have the Plague on board.-, The Mary, French, from London, laft from Dunkirk, boundfor Gibraltar, istaken and carried into Tariffa. A Sloop, whofe Name is unknown, bound from Caro-: lina, to Cape Fare, was loft on her Paffage thither. :' On Thurfday Evening M. de Diefbach, Refident from the Swlfs Cantons, landed at Dover ; and we are affured,  that he dined with Prince Charles the 7th Inft. N.S. at which time he had not crof/d the Rhine. On Saturday Morning died, after a lingering Iilnefs, at his Houfe in Newington, Surry, Mr. Lmwyche, formerly , an eminent Druggilt in the Borough of Southwark ; but having acquired a plentiful Fortune retired from Bufinefs.. Laft Thurfday' died, at Epfom, Charles Manningham, Efq; a Gentleman poffefs'd of a large Eftate in fciuffex, and in the"Commiidion of the Peace for that County. Laft Tuefday died, at her Seat at Guy's Styphoufe near Warwiek, the Right Hon. the Lady Mary Dowager Leigh* Baronets Leigh of Stonely: Her Ladyfhip was fole Daughter and Heir of Thomas Holbeech5, of Fillongley; in the County of Warwick, Efq; and Mother of the Right Hon. Thomas, the prefent Lord Leigh. On Thurfday laft died, in Great James-ftrtet, Arnold Walhburner, Efq; a Gentleman of good Fortune near Kettering in Northamptonfhire. On. Saturday laft Mary Orford was committed to the Gatehoufe, by Col. De Veil, for a Street Robbery on Mrs. Eleanor Keating, with a Man not yet taken, who with the faid Orford, ftript her of fome of her wearing Apparel, beat and. bruis'd her, and then made his Efcape; but the Woman was taken. On Saturday laft 17 Prifoner3 were Tried at the Old Baily, two whereof were Capitally convicted, viz. John Bunn, and Jofeph Leech, for a Street Robbery. Sufannah Carter,- for the Murder of Elizabeth Lewis in Shoreditch, was found guilty of Manslaughter. Eight were cat\ for Tranfportation, and fix Acquitted. This Evening will be perform'd at Mr. Phillips's New-Wells, near the London Spaw, Clerkenwell, the ufual Di-verfions of that Place; and as the Town has been pleated to Honour Mr. Phillips with their Company, he humbly hopes for the Continuance of their Favour, wherefore he has taken particular Care to Entertain thofe Gentlemen and Ladies that will further indulge him with their Pretence (as his Time expires the zgth Day of September, having taken the Houfe for no longer) with feveral New Entertainments of Singing and Dancing, whereby he hopes to clofe the Seafon with the fame Applaufehe has hitherto fupported it.-The Diverfions begin every Evening at five o'Clock ; and each Perfon will be admitted for a Pint of Wine as ufual. This prefent Monday the Second great Match at Cricket,-will be play'd between the Gentlemen of Horfemanden and the Wold of Kent, and the Gentlemen of London, in th� Artillery-Ground. The Match on Monday gave fuch general Satisfaction, to the Noblemen and Gentlemen con-cern'd, that they have laid very large Sums of Money. It is ordered, that the Wickets be pitch'd at 11 o'Clock pre^ cifely ; the Match to be play'd out.-N.B. Th� Third great Match between Seven-Oaks in Kent, andi London, will be in the fame Place the Wednefday foU lowing. - Whitubapel-?rifan, Sept. 10. We the poor Prifoners moft humbly return our hearty and unfeigned Thanks to his Grace the Duke of Somerfet, for the many Chrittian Charities we have received from Time to Time, and particularly for the gracious Bounty we received from his Grace on Saturday laft of Twelve Guineas and a Half, being diftributed to all and every one of us, on the Matter and Common-fide, according to his Grace's Command, at a Time when we were in our greateft Extremities. From the London Gazette. Admiralty-Office, Sept. 8. His Majefty's Ship the Monmouth, commanded by Capt. Windham, arrived in the Downs from a Cruize on the 6th Inftant; and brought in a Spanifh Ship, commiffioned by the King of Spain, of 300 Tons, 14 Guns, and tip Men, 25 of which are Soldiers. She was taken the 8th of laft Month, about 20 Leagues from the Ifle of Teneriff, in her Paffage from Cadiz to La Vera Cruz. Her Cargoe confifts of 800 Bales of dry Goods, 66 Tons of Quickfilver, 50 Tons of Iron, fome Wax, Saffron, Oyl, and Wine ; which coft the Spaniards about 100,0001. exclufive of the Quickfilver. Capt. Windham has alfo brought in a Spanifh Privateer of 18 Guns and 12; Men, which he took in his Cruize, in Company with the Medway, commanded by Capt.Cock-burne. She is called the St. Michael of Bilboa, and was commanded by Capt. Laurence Bermer. Capt. Windham met with a Portuguefe Ship.from China, which left Capt. Anfon careening his Ship at Mocoa on the 5th of February, N.S. nigh Water this Day at London-Bridge, at 32 Minute* after g._ D R U R  Y-L A N E. Bv Bis Majefifs Company of Comedians y AT the Theatre - Royal in Drury-Lane* To-morrow, will be prefented a Comedy, call'd The CONSCIOUS  LOVERS. Written by the late Sir Richard Steele. At   COMMON    PRICES. Placet for the Boxes to be taken at the Stage-Doofof the Theatre. F&r S A L E by the CANDL E,- On Friday next, at Twelve o'Clock at Noon, At L L O Y D's Coffee-Houfe in Lombardftreett Prize Sloop,  call'd Our A - ,_ Lady of Humility, with eight'Carriaga and four Swivel Guns, taken by his Majefty'* Ship the Fa*, a Prime Sailor, Square-ftejVd, New-England - built, Burthen 100 Tons, more or lefs, and laid to be about four Years 'old, now lying at HorJJejdoionChain. ____ Inventories may be feen on Board the faid Sloop, and at tht Place of Sale.   To be Sold by JOSEPH WATKINS, Broker. Jdverttftmnts of a mdsrate length are taken in for this Paper at Tm Shillings each. t2 5 o   

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