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   London Daily Post And General Advertiser (Newspaper) - September 19, 1743, London, Middlesex                                The London Daily Poft, and General Advertifer. Numb. 2 779- MONDAY,  Sept ember 19,   1743. Deal9 September ij. ^HIS'Morning failed his Majefty's Ship Shrcwlbury for Portfmourh. Came down and failed the Mary, Kilvington, for Oporto ; Lamt>, Beach, for Plymouth. Remain the Dover Man of War. Wind E.N.E. The Anne, Parker, from Antigua, is arrived at Guernzey. LONDON. Since our lafl arrived the Mails from Flanders and France. Extracl tf a Lttttr from Hamburgh, dated Sept. 16, N.S. ' We are not a little impatient to hear what the King of * Denmark defigns to do with his great Armaments both ' by Sea and Land, becaufe we can hardly think that Swe- * den is the Objeft of his Schemes, tho' we beltev'd it in * the Beginning ; for fhould he attack that Crown now, it ' would receive powerful Succours from Ruffia, and be an ' Overmatch for the Danes; upon which Confederations * we conclude, that the Court of Copenhagen has no De- * fign to meddle with the Swedes. Neverthelefs a Report � is juft fpread that deltroys thefe Surmifej ; it is faid, that � his Danilh Majefty and a certain German Prince have � made a League together; that they are both to fall upon � Sweden, and not leave her an Inch of Territory in Gcr-� many; but whether they intend to flop there, is belt * known to themfelves.'* They write from Geneva of the ift of September, N.S. that the Infant Don Philip has joined his Army, and that it is certain his Royal Highnefs has a Patent conftituting him Generaliffimo of that and the French Army, which joins bim as Auxiliaries. Letters from the Levant,, jyhich come by the Way of Amflerdam, fay, that the Plague makes dreadful Havock at Aleppo and Scanderoon, fweepibgaway about 2000,Per-foris every Day in each of thofe two Cities. .   ExtraS of a Letter from the French Camp at Merizhtim, Sept. 15, N.S. * The gth Inftant a Commiflary arrived here from Paris, * who began to review the Troops the next Day, and con-' tinued doing fo the 1 ith and 12th. An Order has been � proclaimed at the Head of every Troop and Company, * forbidding all Soldiers, Troopers, and Dragoons, to, fell * any Corn upon Pain of Death.  The 13th in the Morn- * ing Marflial Noailles went to vifit the Works made on � the other Side of the Village of Bellent, through which � the River Quiche runs, which River has been To order'd ' of late, that it can drown the Country round about in � Cafe of Need.  The Marfhal has defired .the General * Officers to go now and then to the Lines, and haften the * Works as much as poffible, by encreafing the Number of * Workmen, and taking care thawhey do not loiter away * their Time.   By aH the Difpofitions making here, and * in this Neighbourhood, it appears that the Army' does * not think of decamping very foon.   This Morning a * large Body of Horfe filed off by our Camp, going to the * Head Quarters with a vaft Quantity of Fafcines. Mar-' fhal Noailles has ordered the Duke d'Harcourt to come ' and join him with a Body of 15,000 Men.' According to Advices from Paris of the 20th Inft. N.S. they talk of a new Augmentation of five Men per Company in the Infantry. Befides the Ships attually building in the Ports of France, the King has given Orders for buying up in Spain all the Veffels that the Spaniards are not able to equip. Two Ships belonging to Dunkirk are gone in Pur-fuit of an Englifh Privateer, which, tbey fay, has taken a French Veffel off that Port. Thefe Advices add, that they begin in Paris to perfume all the Letters from Grenoble. Other Advices from the fame Place, dated the 25th fay, that the Sardinian Embaffador had waited on the King with fome Difpatches containing the Reafons why his Sardinian Majefty cannot defert the Queen of Hungary. The Infant Don Philip was arrived at Guilleftro with his Army, in order to reconnoitre a PafTage by the Gorge of Buza: A Detachment of 2000 Miquelets, whom he feneto reconnoitre that or another Paflage (we can't tell which) have been routed by the Vaudois, who killed 200 of them: It's af-fured that if the Infant does not fucceed in his Enterprizes, he will put his Army into Winter-Quarters in the Netherlands, and make a Diverfion there next Campaign. Letters from Bafilfay, that about 700 Auitrian Defer-ters are arrived there of late, who all agree that Prince Charles's Army is in want of every thing. Advices from the Rhine (ftill by the Way of Pari*) fay that Mortality, Defertion, aud Difcord ftill reign in the Army of the Allies, and that Marfhal Noailles is neither afraid of their coming to attack him, nor of their marching to the Mofelle; for if they do the firft, there is fcarce any Probability of their fucceeding, and if they march to the Mofelle, it will- be time to put the Troops into Wintsr-Quarters, almoft as foon as they get thither. As for Prince Charles of Lorrain, he withdrew his Troops (except 1500 Men) out of the Iflar.d of Rhinmarck the 16th Initanr, N. S. and was marching up the Rhine towards Hunningen, in o/der to try his Fortune there ; Marfhal Coigny has taken the fame Route with the whole Army, except a fuf-. ficient Number of Troops left to guard his Bridges. From the London Gazette. Extras of a Letter from an Officer in the Cam-p before Egra, dated the 8th of 'September, 1742, published by Authority at Brufels. THE Garrifon at Egra have at lafl furrendred themfelves Prifoners of War. The Demand they made of not being fent into Hungary hath been granted, but they are to remain in Bohemia, and to be diftributed into the Towns of Pilfen, Mies, and Rokitzan.    The Officers could not obtain Leave to return into France upon their Parole, and they are obliged to remain near their Troops.   They are to keep their Baggage, but as to the reft they are all to march out without their Arms.   Yefterday the 7th, they delivered up one Gate of the Town, which the firft Company of the Grenadiers of the Regiment of Wurmbrand took PofTeffion of.    This Company raifed great Admiration in the French Officers.   They confefs they did not expeft to find, during a long and fatiguing War, any Men in fo good a Condition amongft us.   They now make no Secret of the miferable State they were reduced to, and openly declare that their Provifions could not have lafted longer than the 13th of next Month, fo that if we had de-ferr'd granting them a Capitulation a little longer, they muft have furrendred at Difcretion.  The entire Evacuation of the Place is to be made the. 10th of this Month, upon which Occafion the Regiments of Infantry of Wurmbrand, Schulenbourg, Sirmay and Bethlem are to be under Arms. The laft of thefe Regiments, and 800 Croats, are to con-duel the Prifoners to the Places where they are to remain ; the firft Battalion of Schulenbourg is to be put into Garrifon, at Egra, and the two others are defigned for that of Amberg.   It is alfo believed that the Regiment of Sirmay, and our Croats will march into Bavaria; and that the Regiment of Wurmbrand will be ordered to the Army of the moft Serene Prince Charles, upon the Rhine.   The Regiments of Lubomirfki Cuiraffiers, and Feftititz's Huflars will take the fame Route.   The former- has begun its march this Day, and will be followed To-morrow by the faid Huffars. A Lift of the French Garrifon at Egra, made Prifoners of War. M. the Marquis d'Herouville, Commander, Lieutenant General. M. the Count deClaiene, Brigadier. M. deThivile, Commiflary of War. M. de Polchet, Lieutenant of the King, and Lieutenant Colonel of the Regiment of Luxembourg. M. de Mondofle, Major of the Place, and Captain of the Regiment of Luxembourg. M. cie Laudoniere, firft Adjutant, and Captain of the Regiment of Piedmont. M. de Clerc, fecond Adjutant, and Lieutenant of the Regiment of the Count de Saxe. M. de Monge, Engineer General. M. de Chateaufeu, CommifTary of Artillery ; and three Officers. 1 Colonel, 4 Lieutenant-Colonels, 7 Majors, 4 Adjutants, 65 Captains of Foot, 1 Captain of Horfe, 12 En-figns, 1 Cornet, 3 Quarter-Mailers, 206 Serjeants, 296 Corporals, 261 Appoint.es, 1459 Fufiliers, and 48 Troopers ; making in the whole 2440, of whom 84 were fick. Admirahy-0ffice% September 15. Letters from Sir Cha-loner Ogle, at Jamaica, dated the 19th of June, contain the following Advices, viz. On the 17th of May, upon Intelligence of a Privateer hovering on the North Side of the Ifland, Sir Chaloner Ogle fent out his Tender after her, with 60 Men, under the Command of Mr. Graves his fecond Lieutenant, who met with the Privateer on the 6th of June, and after a fmart Action of fome Hours, Took her. She was called the Phornix of St. Jago, had four Carriage and ten Swivel Guns, with 65' Men. On the 19th of May the Greenwich returned to Port-Royal from a Cruize off Carthagena, in which (he had taken 10,000 Dollars out of a Ship fhe met with, which was owned to be Spanifh Effects. On the 7th of June the St. Albans returned to Jamaica from a Cruize, with a large Spanifh Settee called the Noftra Senora de Monferrate, of 18 -Carriage Guns and 20 Swivels, taken about nine Leagues to Windward of Carthage-na, to which Place fhe was bound from Cadiz, and had near 200 Men on board, of which 57 of them were Eccle-gailicks. She at firft made a Shew of Refiftance, by firing ftveral Shot at the Man of War, but foon ran afhore, to mve the People an Opportunity of making their Efcape, wh^h moft of them did j but the St> Albans got the Veffel clear off, and fhe proves a confiderable Prize. Admiralty-Office, Sept. 16. A Letter from Lord Banff, Captain of his Majefty's Ship the Haftings, Rationed at Virginia, dated the 28th of July, gives an Account, that on the 23d of that Month he had taken a Spanifh Privateer, called the Nollra Senora del Rofaria St. Antonio y las Animas, of 10 Carriage and 20 Swivel Guns, and 74 Men, commanded by Djn Alexo Gallardo, of St. Domingo, from which Place fhe had been out about 6 Months, but only 15 Days from Cape Francois. She had taken a New-England Ship in the Lat. of 34. Lord Banff retook the Matter and his Crew in the Privateer, and was cruizing to find the Ship when his Letter came away. On Saturday laft arrived at his Houfe in the Mews, Lieutenant General Poultney, from the Confederate Army on the Rhine. We bear, that fome Ships of Admiral Matthew's Squadron are arrived at Civita Vecchia, and have demanded the Spanifh Artillery and Ammunition, which has thrown the City of Rome into the utmoft Confufion. Private Letters from Franckfort fay, that mighty Preparations were making in that City for the Reception of his Pruflian Majefty, who was expected there the 19th of September, N.S. On Friday upwards of 4000 Gallons of Arrack belonging to the Eaft-India Company, were landed at Wigan'9 Key, and lodged in the India Warehoufes at the Cuftom-hdufe, thegreateft Quantity ever known landed at one Time. The fame Day died, in Holborn Mr. Hare, an eminent Linpen-draper ; much efteem'd hy his Acquaintance for hii facetious Temper. Laft Friday died at Marybone, Mr. Richard Francis, a very confiderable Farmer, a Man of good Character and much efteem'd by his Acquaintance. He is reputed to have died worth 60001. On Saturday in the Afternoon, as a young Lad, about 13 Years of Age, was riding an unruly Horfe, from Ham-ftead, he was flung off, and one of his Feet hanging in the Stirrup, he was dragg'd a Quarter of a Mile, by which his Skull was fractur'd, his Arms broke, and three of his Ribs; he was taken into a Houfe and a Surgeon fent for, but he died Yefterday Morning in the greateft Torment. On Friday laft one Henry Adams, a Waterman, who plyed at St. Saviours Stairs, was found drown'd near the faid Stairs. This Day, the 19th, (by Defueof divers of the Nobility)-the Serenata call'd SOLOMON will be perform'd at Ruck-holt-Houfe, EfTex.   Tickets as ufual; and in the Afternoon will be Singing by Mr. Lowe and feveral others. Admittance One Shilling. This Day, a Match at Cricket will be play'd in the Artillery-Ground, London, between eleven pick'd Gentlemen out of the Counties of Middlefex, Berkfhire, ^nd Bucks, againft eleven Gentlemen of London The Day$ being fhort, 'tis order'd that the Wickets be pitch'd by Ten o'Clock, the Match to be play'd oat. - This will be the laft great Match for this Seafon. - ' BAN  K#R  U  P  T. John Furnell, of Urjge^Cnowle, in the Parifh of Bed-minfter, in the County of Somerfet, Merchant. High Water this Day at London-Bridge, at 12 Minutes after 12. Bank Stock 147 1 4th. India Ditto 184. South Sea Stock 110 3 4ths. Ditto Old Annuities 115. Ditto New 113 3 8thsa 1 half. Three per Cent. Annuities 101 3 4ths. Ditto 1742, id 3 4ths. Ditto 1743, 99 3 4ths. Million Bank 119. Equivalent 111 Royal Affurance 80 1 half. London Aflurance 11 7 8ths. Eng-lifli Copper 4 1. 10 s. Seven per Cent. Emperor's Loan no Price. Five per Cent, ditto no Price. Bank Circulation 61. 7 s. 6d. Prem. India Bonds 41. 16 s. a 17 s. Prem. Three and a half Salt Tallies 3 Pr. Three and a half per Cent. Exchequer Order 5 Pr. Three per Cent. Ditto 1 Difc.   Lottery Tickets 11 1. 5 s. 6 d. DRURY-LANE. By His Mzjeftyys Company of Comedians, AT the Theatre - Royal in Drury-Lane, To-morrow, wili be presented a Comedy, call'd The    B U  S I  E   BODY. The Part of Marplot by Mr. Yates ; Six George Airy, by Mr. Giffard ; Sir Francis Gripe, by Mr. Ta/WeJ] ; Sir Jealous Trafljck, Mr. Bridges; Charles, Mr. W. Giffard; Whifper, MrrNeale j Butler, Mr. Wright. Miranda, Mils Bennet; Ifabinda, Mrs, Ri-doutj Patch, Mrs. Crofs; Scentwell, Mils Horfingtoa. To which will be added a Farce �f Tvfo AQu, call'd The   LYING   VALET. The Part of the Lying Valet by Mr. Yates; Gaylefs, Mr. A�� derfon ; Tuftice Guttle, Mr. Tafwell; Beau Trippit, Mr. Neaj�j Meliffa, Mrs. Bennet; Mrs.*Gadabout, Mrs. Egerton j Mn. Trippit, Mrs. King j Kitty Pry, Mifi Bradfiiaw. At   C OM MON   PRICES. Places for the Boxes to be token at the Stage-Door of the Thntre. To begin exaSly at Six o'Clock. A COVEN T-G A R D E N.- By the Company of Comedians, T the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden, on Wednefday next, will be prefented the Tragedy of HAMLET, Pritife of Denmark. Written by Shakeipear. To begin exactly at Six o'Clock. �Juft Publifh'd, APrint of the Right Reverend Father in God, Dr. BENJAMIN HOADLY, Lord Bifhop ofWi-cbtfttr ; Engraved by Mr. BARON after a Picture painted by Mr. HOGARTH. To be had at the GeldafStad in LtictJftr.Fieldi.  Price 31. Jdvertifemsnts of a moderate Length art taken in for this Paper at Tm Shillings each. IS * 0   

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