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Daily Advertiser (Newspaper) - April 4, 1943, London, Middlesex MO M D A ly.Afrfcit !AST Ni$U> the Wind Mowing very hard* feveral of the Ships drove. The Afted, Cap*; Olive, for Antigua, drove on Board the Terrible Bomb, and Idft her Main and Misten Mafts, and did confi-derable Damage to the Bomb j but I do not hear of any Damage to any of the other Ships. The Deal-Caftle, Blandford, Baltimore Sloop, Terible and Granada Bombs; and Plymouth Tranfport, with the India Ships and Outward-bound, remain. Came down, the Two Brothers, Orchard, for Canfo 5 and the Fair Henly, Douglas, for Oporto. Wind N. W. by Nv blows hard. - Since ourlaft arriv'd two Mails from France, and one from Holland. Petetjfburg, March t6. % a Courier difpatch'd from Fmlaad, the Court has receiv'd the agreeable News that the Ifles of Aland had pat themfelves under the Protection of the Emprefs, and tnat the Inhabitants had taken the Oath of Fidelity, both to her Imperial Majefty and the Grand Prince Peter Jtdor&witz. Thefe Iflands are fituated between the Gulph of Bothnia and that of Fbiland. They are remarkable for the Conferences held there, previous to the Treaty of Peace figa'd at Neujiadt. The Britifh Minilier here has received an Exprefs from Stockholm, with Advice that the Ccurtof Sweden having been mform'd, both by the its Deputies here 'and its Plenipotentiaries at Abo, that the Emprefs would have the uti pofjiietis for the Bails of the approaching Treatyof.Peace, had immediately^nade flrong Reprefentations to the foreign Minifters, to obtain of. the Princes and States their" Matters a fpeedy Affiftance, according to the Engagements they had enterM into with Sweden; adding, that in Cafe ofReiufai, that Court would be oblig'd to reftore the Union of Calmar, &c. Vcldt-Marfhal Count Lafci will again command the Army deftin'd to act againft the Swedes, Dantxich, March 29. By private Letters from Peterjburg we are inform'd, that feveral fubaltern Officers of &e Em-J>refs's Guards were taken up, and twenty Grehadiers of that BoXy fent to Prifoh, for having exprcis'd themfelves difrefpefrfullyof her Imperial Majefty, &c. Mantua, March 25. Count Traun,- before his Infantry pafs'd the Panaro, difparch'd a Courier to the Commander of the Piedmontefe Troops, to defire him likewife to ad-Vance with his Forces towards that River. Butlve have heard, that this Commander, in Anfwer to the Reqaeft of Count Traun, told him that he had receiv'd a Letter from the King of Sardinia^ infinuating, ' that it was on the Side * of Piedmont that the principal Force ought now to be ' employ'd, by Reafon of the Reinforcements Which the * King of Spain had fent to his Army in Savoy, and of ' the Preparations made by that Army to penetrate into * Italy: That therefore it was neceflary that the Troops ' which he had under his Command, fhoald keep them- * felves. in Redraeis to march to the Peaces which fhould * have the moftOccafibn for them: And that if Count Traun * could detatch feme Regiments from' his Army to march * into Piedmont, fucfi Succours would be of great Service, * not on)/ in preventing the Enemy from executing their ' Defign of penetrating into Italy, hat aMb in obliging * them to abandon Savoy.* General Traun dispatched on this Occafion a Courier to Vienna*, till the Return of whom he has countermanded the March of (ome Detachments which were yet to pafs the Panaro. Thofe which are already on the other Side of that River, are fortifying themfelves in the Polls they are.poffefs'd of. Bologna; March 24. Count Gages continues to make Preparations for putting in Execution the Defign he has for fome time paft be_en meditating. He has by a private Way receiv'd Letters from the Marquis de la Mina, which acquaint him that the Infant Don Philip only waits for the, Jaft Reinforcements which are coming to him from Spain? before he attempts to force a Paffage with his Army into italy. Turin, March 2:4. People here are veiy impatient to know what Conduct the Inhabitants of the Fatah will purfue, and the more fo, as they have been informed that the Infant Don Philip had offer'd them a, considerable Sum, in order to obtain a Paffage for the Spanifh Army thro' their Country. It's added , that this Offer having been at firtt rejected, the Marquis de la Mina had fent a fecret Emiffary to SVon, charg'd with frelhPro'pofitibns, ?nd likewife with Orders, in cafe of a fecond Refraal, to declare, that if they would'not amicably grant this Paffage, the infant knew how to obtain it by Force. According to the fame Adyices, it appears that this Menace had in a great Meafure intimidated the Regency of the Valais,. and had divided chem in their Opinions. The King has fent Orders to the Viceroy of Sardinia, to forbid the Inhabitants of that Iflahd to ififgfHSeddle in the Affairs of the iftand of Goifica, or in. any degree to favour the Schemes of the Baron de Neuhoff. - Dhfde'n, April r. Mr, V illiers, Mmifter"fr6m the King of Great Britain, is fet put from hence for-federal Courts vr.Germany in order to execute, fome Commiflkm? relating to the March of the Ehgljih and Other Troops into the Umpire. 'Afaiiki. from,.the' Frontiers of Bohemia irbptort, *hat General Feffititz J3s" receiv'd a Tcemforcemeht, by Meant whereof he will mor&>clofely block up Egret, Hamburgh, April z. ''The .faff Letters from tftScihotm confirm the great Likelihood there is of the Prince Royal of Denmark being elected Suceeffor to the Crown. 'Tis faid that the Negeciation For a Treaty of Subfidy between the Kings of Denmark and Great Britain, goes tin yery fu'ccefsfully. Ratijbon, April i. The Defign of diflodging the Auftrians from Nttkeraia has been frtlfh4ted. We have Advices from Prague, that the heavy Artillery, confifting of forty Pieces of Cannon and Mortars, was fent from thence, to be employ'd at the Siege of Egrd. trancfort, April 4. It has been determin'd in the College of the Princes, that the moft efficacious Means of re-eftablifhing Peace in, the Empire, was to employ therein the Mediation of the Germanhick Body, join'd with that ofthe Khtg-of Grtat Britain and the States General. This Affair is to oe carried into the two other Colleges of the Diet, to have alfo their Approbation. After which a Fefolution will be form'd, that will be foljpw'd with an Invitation to thefe two Powers, to join their Mediation to that ofthe Empire in this important Affair. But there is no likelihood of a Rcfolution being taken therein before the Election of a new Elector of Mentz. It will be neceflary alfo to know what Inftruttions the Minifter from Hanover has receiv'd, or is to receive upon this Subjeft. Vienna^ March 23. Advice has been receiv'd from Ba-varia, that Count Kevenhuller had order'd all his Troops to quit their Quarters and move towards Schardingen, where the Army is to rendezvous) fo that we expect loon to hear that this General has begun the Operations of the Campain. Leipzig, Match 28. It is talk'd at Drefden, that the French King intends to have a great Force in Bav3ria, and that the Marfhal de Noailles is to attend on the Englifh Army with one fuperior to it. Cologn, April 5. The firft Divifion of Hanoverian Troops arrfv'd Yefterday at Mulheim in this Neighbourhood, and began to Day to p.:fs the Rhine there. The other Divi-fions are expected fucceffively every other Day. Dufeldorp, Aprils,. We learn from Waffcmberg, that the Peafants of thofe Parts fell upon Part, of' a Hano\&erian Regiment, and that feveral were lei ll'd on both Sides. Schafhoufen, March 30. We learn from Piedmont, that the Troops of therKing of Sardinia are making grent Motions towards the Frontiers of Savoy, that near 3000 Inha^ bitants of the Valleys that have a Communication between that Dutchy and Piedmont, have taken Arms to join the Troops of his Sardinian Majefty ; and that the Defign of thefe Motions feem'd to be, either to enter again into Sa-wy, or to hinder the Spaniards from executing their intended Project of penetrating intc Italy by Way of the Valais. Hague, April 5. ' By Letters from Conftantinople we hear, that the Porte is under frefh Alarms from the Side of Periia. Hague, April 8. Letters from Stockholm advife, that the Peafants have declar'd, that as foan as the Diet fhould have fettled the Succeffion, they would (hew by their Example, that the Nation w.;s flill able to maintain their antient Glory, and repair the Injuries it has fuffer'd, for that they would reinforce the Army with 1 zpoo Men. We hear that the reft of the auxiliary Troops in the Aujlrian Lo Mr. Greene, Shoemaker to her late Majefty Gnjeeti Caroline, and formerly one of the BurgefTes of the Ciry and Liberty of Weftminfter; but having acquir'd a hand-fome Eftate by Trade, he had for fome Years retir'd froni Bufinefs : His Wi/e< to v/hom he had been married fixty-three Years, expir'd about, hnlf an Hoiir after him, and they were laft Night interr'd in one Grave in St. James'* Church. Yefterday Morning died, in Queen-Street; Weftminftefi the Wife of George Stubb.% Efq; Cliief Clerk of the Record* Office belonging to his Majefty's Court of Common-Pleasj and an eminent Attorney at L'.w. On Saturday Morning laft died, at her Houfe in Hatton-G?rden, Mrs. Sarah Cradock, in the eighty-fecond Year of her Age. On. Friday arriv'd from Ireland, at his Houfe id. Grofvenor-Square, Sir John Rawdon, Bart, and his Lady; attended by a great Retinue. We are inform'd, that on Friday laft an Experiment wai tried at his Majefty's Rope-Yard at Woolwich, by Order of the Lords of the Admiralty and Navy-Board, between Mr. Thomas Pitt, the Matter Ropemaker of the faid Yard; and Mr. Jonathan Green, of Briftol, who pretended to make Cordage of the fame Size to hold almoft double the Strain of that which h;:th been ufuallymade in hisMajefty'4 Yards, and in moft of the Merchant Rope-Makers Yards, about the River Thames. Each took the fame-Quantity of Hemp, and Mr. Pitt made his Rope in the common ufual Way, and both Ropes were of a Size 5 When tried, it. appear'd Mr. Pitt's bore about one fourth Part more Strain than the other, by which it is plain his Ingredients of Rofin, &c. mix'd with Tar* cannot ftrengthen Cordage. Oa Saturday laft Willlani B'ifhop was committed to Llei* kemvell BrideWell by Col. De Veil, on a ftrong" Sufpicion of having felomoufly taken from one or feveral Houfesj near a Hundred Weight of Gutter-Lead juft frefh cut; which he pretended he found in Tyburn-Road, tho' a-very^ large Parcel, in four feveral Pieces ; as foon as he Was. feiz'd with it he run away, but was retaken, and upon his Examination prevaricated greatly. In his Pockets wefe found two" Knives fittt d for thnt Purpofs, daub'd with Mortar^ and full of Dents on the B=ick of them from the Strokes of a Hammer. The Lead may be feen at Col. De Veil's; Houfe.  Yefterday Morning a poof Woman was fou'nd dead near the Round-Houfe ifi Piccadilly, vwith her Child, a little Girl'about fix Ysars old, fitting by her and crying. 'Tis fuppos'd Want and the 9evefity df the Weather wefe the Occafion of her Death. The Artift from Norwich; that has given fuch general Satisfaction to the Nobility and Gentry, by his wonderful Performances at Charing-Crofs, may be feen at fheManfionr Houfe and French Horn near the Royal Exchange; 'this Week and no longer, being a{ tht Reqffeft of feveral Gen^ tlemeri to go to Oxford. At the Bfandy-Warehoufes oh Lndgate-Hill, afie how ort Sale the beft Jamaica Rum, at7s- od. the beft Coniad Brandy, at 8 s. and Batavia Arrack, at 15 s. a Gallon. At the faid Wareh^ufes afe how alfo on Sale confiderable Quan* tities of Foreign Brandy and Rum Orange-Shrub; at 8 s. a Gallon, which Shrub, when made into Punch, is equal, if not fuperior to any Punch frefh made. Ludgate Prifon, April 3. We the poor Prifoners on th6 Common Side return our unfeigned Thanks to our unknown' generous Benefaftors, for a Guinea put into our Begging-BoX on Friday laftj and for Five Guineas pat in Yefterday, which were a Very feafonable Relief to a great Number of poor unfortunate Citizens, whofe long Confinement ha* reduced them to the laft Extremity, efpecially fince the AS of Infolvency, moft People believing that we are all at Liberty, which we carmo't be till after Midfummer, and m;my of our good Frfends hating with-held their Charitjr fince that Timer makes the remaining time the mote Difficult for us to fubfift. The whofe was equally divided by the Steward amoflgft the Prifoners on the Common Side, whe?^ are fo r.nmeifdas-ehat a Guinea doe* not amorirp: quite to 4d. each. At This Evening will be pefform the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane; T with the DeVil to Pay. At the Theatre Royal ih Cdvertt-Gardeh', the,Rape of Profefpine. " At the Theatre Royal in Lincoln's Inn FieWi with the Lying Valet; I *4fr ;