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   London Daily Post And General Advertiser (Newspaper) - November 23, 1743, London, Middlesex                                The- imM^ ENfcMNf*. Numb. 28*5* fj '^iTtjIi-iii, WEDNESDA Y,   NavMiUR 23*   T743: bAMB?&wn^,Wrf^e^^Mm^^o'^ around^ Yelferday hi^,.Majefty^ Birth-Day was kept at St, Jame>'s,- where there was.a very great and lpkndid Appearance ofth�...-Nobility,' Foreign Mmiilers^   landed there from. Bavaria,: And that t Vzxijot thei F�flch;GwwTon of Egra, that were made Pri-fofiers of War, pafs'dby Vienna the i5fth Inftant, towards .'� Newlfei^t, where;tbey are to be confin'd j and ithey are to be folbw'd by the Remaindtr, making in the whole about - asoooMenr-........ Letters frora Bbfton in New-England, dated September . Z7i.^ifk^AbaX.Ajil8Q$^miJ9ft arrive^ th.ereJn^five.Djiys ; from Maryfandi and in ier Hafljige met with.his Majefty's ; Ship the. Haftings,. commanded by. the Right Hon. the ;LordtBanft^ off jhtr Gapes of Vjsginia; being the fecond 3 PriyateflEiOf .great^ Force his Lord/hip has taken fincehia 3 being.on the NDrth;Ameriean,Station. TjeifameiLette/iS mention, t.hat his Majefty's Ship the Gofport, Gapt. Strattan^ was to fail from Pifcawa-in about r.:fiilWeeks.foti England, with: the. Mad-Ships under her Contoy,     , Yefterday.came. Advice that thjeAgadier, Dobfon, bound from Santa Cruz to London, waa taken oa the 20th. of Oftobery to the Weftward of Scilly, by a SpaniibPrivateer, ~ and carried into Cherburgh-. TheiPrinGe of Wales, Capt. Pelly, bound for India, is 2 b?Ufl to ;th.tej Qpwns, inbrd^r.-to. proceed.on his Voyage, We hear, that, the Te Deum and Anthem, compoi'dby lyir.^Handell,, which isjto be performed before his Ma^ly, will be rehearfed again .at Whitehall Chapel on Friday Morning ne^t. On Monday Night arrived at his Houfe in Cavendiffi* Square, from Ireland,* the Right Hon. the Lord Dun-0 gannon. , : :'Yefterdgy,died; in Cwnon-ftreet, Capt. Arthur Lone, many Year* a Commander in the. Gniney, Trade, and a Genrjemao yiery welt rtfpec^ed by all thai had the JMeafure of hls^Acqaainiapce. Yefterday was-buried in a handfome manner at Ifleworth, the Corjpfe_"of-.Mr. Ward, an eminent, Banker in- Fketr Or^Wond&ylaftas Mi. Goddard. Brother of Mr. Stanley Gflddaidof Uannon-ftrxet, (an eminent.Dealer in Norwich Sturls, &�.|;wiu-f^g..towa^$yRuiBfordf he wa? ' fuddenly taken ill, anddrorip'd off his Horfe^'which being oWerv'dby fome Gentlemen Who were returning from Hunting, they took* him up and carried him into a Houfff>-and he was immediately, let Blood by one of the Company, who was a^u'rgebh ; i but he died without Ipeaking a Word, r rtho'-he/bkdtoeity freely7.' f'' YeR�rdayjd!�d,- at Ws Hpufe in; Great Queen-ftreet, Mr. *'jSimon"S^ciwJ, a private Gentleman of conHdeubie For- Ycilerday Noraber 41,038 was drawn a Prize of 5001. and 51,831, 73,5:32, 2,585, and 42,231 Prizes cf 100I. each. 'Copy of a. Letter from the Chief Mate of the Crawley Pinky dated Gibraltar Qftob. 4. 'A full and true Account of .the Engagement, of the Crawley Pink, Timotfy Nagbton, Commander, of 16 Garriaee Guns, fix. Swivels, and ^2 Men, againft 15 . Spaahnr Privateers^ amongft them were' three"larco-longp's, one of which moon ted 24 fix and eight -Poun-ders,,. 24 Swdyels, and jipwards of,.ioolV^en,; oneRow Galley with 32 Oars; Guns and Men anftferable^the . reftaUiX^beques, weUrforjified witL,13un>, Mea,. and SmallrArms. TH E 1 oth Day. of Auguftlaft we failed from Chefter, loaden with Lead, bound to Triefte 1 and in the Profecution of our intended'. Voyage, on: the 4th Day of September following, 'about feven or eigh^-o'CJockin the ^Evening,,, being upon ^he;:Wind, and in Sight of the two � Capes Sparteel and Tiafflagar, the Wind.about Ej|% we (ketchjng oyertowards the-Soiith Shore, feeing three Ships on,our Stobbard Bow,ftanding along Shore,' witb their Starboard Tacks  wl*d -up their:. Courfes� and laid 100 under their Toplails for a while  Atlaft the twohead-mdft Ships wore, and -bore down to- the Leeward Sh^p, where they had forne I'alk or Conference together: Then thjey.hoifted Dutch Colours, and made fail towards us, we anlwered them with Swedes Colours: Ore 0  the head-! mp^Shipp, which faiS'd better ;han the reft, came pretty ' near, us,, {he fired a Shot at us to VVindward, and a. rerward'3 , hpifted- Englilh Colours: Then faid our captain, WIjucJu-'. they mean by ii, to fire at this Vinte o Nigh*', and t� IVind-muardtoo ? And direirtly ordered the Swedes Colours to be ha.^l'd down,and wehoifted i.nglilh f and he laid -ig-tjn, / am.afjrpidtbey areSfaniqtd;,or Jom>  until thej got into our Wake; and fi> began to engage us-, which was about Six in the Morning : But the moft- ofour Misfortune was, that we had no Wind, fo as to command the Ship, or to> bring our Broadfide to bear upon them ; at Iaft a fmall Breeze fprung up Weflerly, when we. were in hopes of fome Relief, either from ^ea (as we faw fome Veffels in Sight, (or from Gibraltar, as they could plainly fee the whole Engagement) but found noAffiftance )   Now the Enemy fire-ing fo hot upon us withniieir great Guns and Small Anns, (as well as we at them, tho' we could but now and then bring two or three of our After Guns only, to bear upon them ; ) they difibled the Rudder, and the R'gging was moil fhot away, which in particular tore, off our Larboard Main Shrouds, befides Sheets and otBer3; likewise our Sails, more like unto Sieves than Sails", and even jthe very Hammocks in the Nettings were fet on Fire, by their hot Firing, fa that we bad nothing to trull to but God'a Mercy, and .our Endeavoors.   At lafl the Privateers came fo near, that one of them run her Prow through one of our Quarter-Ports; the reil furrouiided us, and called out to us to ftrike, or they would fet the Ship on Fire, and give us no Quarters: I hen the Captain ordered the Colours to be'/truck, and In lels than half a Minute's Time, we had fomeHundred Spaniards on Board, there werealfo two Englishmen amongfl them; -this was about One ofthe Clock in the Afternoon.   The Barbarians immediately began -to work, cutting, ftriking, and Gripping, from the Captain to the little Boy about 11 Years old : lb tha^in a Moment's. Time, we were all as naked as when, born : The Villians would not as much as give us a Rag to cover our Nakednefs, and, in that Condition,  made us to> g* -up to furl and loofe the Sails: One of our Men, named Thomas Burtheack, they fnot in cold ! lood a great While after we were taken, afterwards firipped him naked, and � fo hove him Overboard.   Tiiere were fev.-ral ofthe Spa-  '; niards killed, �.ud more wounded (as they informed us) but the Number they, would not reve.d.    W'hiifl they n0\v   -were, carrying in-the Ship, they drove us all into the great Cabbin, arid put two Centries over us with drawn Cut-lailes^ made as all let down naked as we were, gave u� 1 101 as much Liberty as to fpeak to each otlier, nor hardly1 to, move, Hand or Foot,   in the meantime they were   ' plundering the Ship, carrying off every Thing that Was v? InovcaKe, rjpping the Cieling and Cabbins to-pieces; the " Swivel Guns andfiaall Anchors thJey .carried awayr; Rig-ging^and.Gun Tackles, and Riwrnng^'Jiigging,: tlie^cut^ away as far as they could reach; theii.they brought ussa> -- Mvfftjfimenistft mdirpt Length m taken in fir this Paftr at Tm Sbtitings wb%   

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