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Daily Advertiser (Newspaper) - May 17, 1943, London, Middlesex The Numb. * 1 TUESDAY, May i? 743* Deal* May 15, AME down and fail*d, th* Neptune, Burgh, for Oporto ; and the Web- ftet, Stevens, for Dublin. Came down, the Terror Bomb, and the Galloper Tender, and remain, with the Augufta Man of War; the Tryton, Welden, for Hamburgh ; the Lyon, Lyon; the Lever, and the Tranfport. Wind E. N. E: Yefterday arriv'd a Mail from France, and one irom Ho l la n D. May Yeftferday nifter from the K.ing of the Two Sicilies, gave a grand Entertainment on Occafion of the Birth of the Princefs of which the Queen of the Two Siciliesis brought to Bed. The Lord Carteret, and fevefcal foreign Minifters and Perfons of Diftinflion, were at this Repaft ; the Marquis de St. Gilles was there alfo, with whom the Lord Ca/tei-et^ after Dinner, had a private Conference, which laflcd above an Hour. From the Paris A-la-main, May zz. They write from Strafbourg, that M. Billardeire, Firit Lieutenant-General of the Army of Marihal Noailles, was lately dead there, and that M. de Montac would fucceed him. A Courier has Stockholm, Mayo. Laft Week the King's Fleet faird I broughV NeVs "from^ oiit of the Port of Carel/croon5 towards the Gulf of Finland. e Nolcken has put off his Departure for Abo | five Days. Great Search is made  after the j The Baron de for four or Authors of certain Libels lately -publifl&i, which1 indecently attack fome Members of the fecret Committee* an^ feveral Perfons employed in the Miuifixy. Naples, April 30. The Queen was laft Night happily brought to Bed of a Princefs, which was prefently after-Wards baptized by the Name of Mary-Elizabeth. Florence, May 4. The Baron dejNfeutibff ftill continues here incognito, and feldom goes out but in the Night: He has fent'one of bis ^Adherents to Corfica, whofe Return wUl determine whether he will continue to intermeddle in the Affairs of the People of that Ifland, or whether he will abandon them. Rimini, May 7. This Day the Duke of Modena arrived here from Venice. It's affar'd that he is to take upon him the Command in Chief of the Spaniih Army, and that Count Gages is to ferve under him. Vienna* May 8. Yefterday an Exprefe arriv'd from Prague, with Advice that Count Staremoerg, Great Chamberlain of the Queen, lately died there. The Magiftracy of that City has granted the Queen 100000 Florias, and the Jews 90000, on Account Gf the Coronation. Vilfhoven, May 14. A Courier difpatched from Kuffflein in the* Tyrol, has brought the following Letter from the .Baron de Stentz to Count Kevenhuller. * On the 4th * inftant at Day-break, the Baron de Litwitz, .whom I had * detach'd with 3000 Croatians to penetrate into Bavaria, '* had the good Fortune to take the Poft of Rofenham on * the other Side the Inn, after having forced the Entrench- * meats which covered it Sword in Hand ; we found in this tlace a confiderable Magazine. The fame Day Lieut. * Col. Raphael, at the Head of 800 Croatians, enter'd * into the Bailiiage of Aurhourg, forced the Retrenchments * of Kirnftm, and obliged tne regular Troops and the * Militia to abandon them. He afterwards demanded Ar- * tiUervj)Lme,-whicliJLi�nt Jiiin, in order to .attack the * Caflle of Aurbourg, into which thefe Troops and Militia * were enter'd. The Lieutenant-Colonels of the Regiment * of old Konigfegg, on the 5th, enter'd likewife into * Bawaria from the Frontiers of Saltfbourg, and took the * Cattle and Bailiiage of Marquartfiein. The Number of * Prifoners taken in thefe three Places; amounts to about5co.' ^ Munich, May 14. Count Seckendorff is affembling all his Troops at Alt-Ottingen, where he will tarry till he has receiy'd the ^Reinforcement which Marihal Broglio is to fend him. two Pofts guarded by Bavarians, who had but ill acquitted themfelves of their Duty ; that, notwithftanding, feveral of the Enemy had been taken Prifoners, and they had loft a Month's Provifions, which were very fcarce. The French News-Writer feems to have mifiaken Sides in the latter Part of the Paragraph. It's reported, aftd with fome Foundation, that a Treaty between'the Kings of Spain and Sardinia is upon^the Point of being concluded. It's alfo reported, that the Court will take the Marihal de Noailles into the Council ; That Marlbal Broglio will be ordered to, command upon the Rhine ; and that his Army will be commanded by the Count de Saxe and the Prince of Conti. It's faid that the^Spanifli Ambaffador here has received News, that Don Philip will inftantly march into Italy by the Valais, the Switzers having confented that the Spaniards fhoukl pafs thro* that Territory. L O N D O N. Letters from Nantz Yefterday, mention their having had Advice from America, that eleven Britifh Men of War had attempted to land on the Coaft of the Camccas, and had been repuls'd'5 and that five of thofe Ships had got 'to Curaffoa, and the reft to Jamaica. The Anne and Mary, Reed, for Maryland, with a Ship for Philadelphia, and feveral others unknown, are taken and carried into St. Sebaftian's. They write from Eifinore of the 18th inftant, that the -, Capt. Jennings, belonging to Yarmouth, in her homeward-bound Paffage overfet at Sea, but all the Men were fayed except the Captain ; and that the Ship fince that twas owed into a Harbour not far from the Naze. A Ship from Limerick, laden with Corn, Beef, &c. bound to Lifbon, was loft on the Irifh Coaft. On Sunday Night the new-born Daughter of the Right Hon. the Lord Brooke was baptized at his Lordfhin's Hbufe in Grofvenor-Square, by the Right Rev. the Biihop of Gloucefter, by the Name of Augufta. Their Royal Highneffes the.Prinze and PrintedoTWales, "and tne Right Hon. the Countefs of Scarborough were Sponfors. MiJlbank, Efq; Son of Sir Ralph Miilbank, B=rt. and Page of Honour to his Royal Highnefs the Prince ot Wales, is appointed a Cornet of Dragoons. Laft Week was married at St. Mary Magdalen Church in Oxford, the Rev. Mr. Ruffel, of Welt-Wycombe in the Coiinty of Bucks, to Mifs Anne Egerton, Daughter to the late Col, Egerton, and Niece to nis Grace-the Duke of Bridge water. They write from Braunau, that on the 10th, j Yefterday the Felons under Sentence of Tranfportation, rr_________...... t f  .1 . 1 * . . __ . 1 *. .  ' a Body of Hungarians attempted to furprize that Place, but were repuls'd by the Garrifon. Ratijbon, May 16. It's reported here that there has beer) another A&ion near Rurckhaujen to the Difadvantage of the Imperiaiifts, but this wants Confirmation. Be that however as it will, the Auftrians exerted themfelves on xh&Ifer, and are marching towards Landfbut. Marihal Broglio has order'd all thc^Troops that can be fpar'd from Stad-Am*Hoft, to march towards the Ijer, and this Day a Body of fome Thoufands of French are come to encamp between Kumpfmuhl and Prifbing. Treves, May 17. They write from J^orrain, that feveral thoufand more French Troops are aiiembling there, in order to toarch towards the Mofelle. Mentz, May 19/ The Ele&or has caus'd it to be de-tlar'd to the Duke D'Aremberg, and the Earl of Stair, that he was refolved to obferve an exaft Neutrality both in refpfctt to the French Army, and that of the Allies. In conference whereof, he has forbidden all his Subjects to give any Affiftance to either the Auftrians, Englilh, or French, under.Pain of Death. Since this Prohibition, Duke D'Aremberg, the Earl of Stair, and Count Neuperg, came to this City, and have been with the Ele�or, who received them with great Marks of Diftin&ion, and treated thej fplendidly at Dinner. They returned in the Evening. Francfort, May 18. Letters\have this Day been received from Munich, impcrting, that Count Seckendorff had polled his Troops in fuch-manner along the Inn, that they cover'd the Country on this Side that River to Munich, and that Marihal Broglio had caufed a large Body of French Troops to repafs the lfer, in order to join Count Seckendorff, ancl oblige the Auftrians which zxp in the Neighbourhood of that Place to repafs the Inn. Paris, May 17. The Duke of Modena has been declared Gcneraliffuno of the Army of the King of Spain in Italy, with an Appointment of 1000 Piftoles per Month. Ojtendi May 19. They write from Dunkirk, that they work with great Diligence upon the Fortifications of that . Place; that feveral Ditches are digging round the Town on j the Land Sicfc^ and the three Entrenchments which were ifcadc laft Year- were repairing. were convey'd from Newgate and put into a Lighter at Black-Fryars, in order to be fhipp'd for the Plantations. Yefteitlay Elizabeth Boyd was committed to Newgate by Col. De Veil, for ftealing out of the Shop cf Mr. Conran a Piece of fine Cambrick, his Property, found upon her. Canterbury, May 14.. We hear that the Trial of John Breads, for the Murder of Mr. Grebele, at Rye in SufTex, is to come on before the Mayor, Jurats, and Town-Council there, on Wednefday the 25th inftant. . Brifiol; May 14. Yefterday Sarau Barret, alias Sarah Dodd, was executed on St. Michael's Hill Gallows, for ftealing out of the Dwelling Houfe of John Pow Peter in this City, about the Sum of 201. in Money, feem'd to be utterly unfit to die. About the of St She of middle Wine-Street (he pledgM the Hangman out of a Bottle of Liquor; and 'twas generally thought ihe was fomewhat intoxicated when (he died. At the Place of Execution, fhe denied the Fa& for which fh$ fuffer'd, and in Token of her pretended Innocence, call'd for fome Water, and waih'd her Hands before the Spe&ators. But it is to be obferv'd fhe was convifted partly on her own Confeffion. Edinburgh, May 9. Laft Week there were about feventy People buried in the Grey-Friars-Church-Yard> which is more than three times the ordinary Number. Extract of a Letter from the Town of Augufta, in $e Ifland of Rattan, dated Jan. 15. ' Since my laft to you of the 17th of December, cur ' new Settlement in this Place had very near prov'd abor- * tive, the four American Companies which came from * Jamaica having mutinied. It was propofed by Corporal 1 George Badger to put their Dcfign in Execution on the * 2 5 th of December, between the Hours of Twelve and * One at Night, by {etting fire to the Huts, and then * marching to the Water, where they were to difcharge * their Fire-Arms with loud Huzza1 s, &c. Accordingly, * in the Morning, they began to fire their fmall Arms out c of their Huts; and their Firings being followed with * loud Huzza's, alarmed the commanding Officers, who *. immediately order'd the Guards to be reinforced. Majefty's Ships, viz. one of 50 and (he c c together, with a Ring or Circle drawn and .round it wcote a great Number of Names. * who had been abetting this Affair fot fome Weeks before. * Since our Arrival here, which was on the 2gth of * Auguft, we have had four General, and about foi*ty Re- s gimental Court-Martials, for Che Government o.1 25b ' Land Forces.' - - pligh Water at London-Bridge this Day ar 38 Mmuttft after 5 in the Morning, and 6 after 6 in the Afternoon. - Yefierday bank Stock was 146 3 4ths. India Stock i8?i South-Sea Stock 113. Ditto QUI Annuities 114 1 4th "Jt 3 Sths. Ditto New 114 7 b'ths a 115. .Annuities ic2 a 1 4th. 1 t rh*;e per Cent Ditto 1742, 102 a x 4th. Ditto 1743, 101 5 8ths a 3 4ths. Mitl'on Bank 117, Equivalent Royrtl Aiiuranct 82- London Aflurance 11 X half. Mine Adventure Shares, no Price. EngJifh Copper 4I. igs. We'fh ditto, no Price. African, no Price. Sevin pci Cent Emperor's Loan 114 3 4th3 Five prr Cent, ditto 76 1 4th a 3 4ths. Bank Circuitt-on 5I. Prem. India Bonds ^1. 16s. Pr.-n*. Three 1 half Salt i allies 2 1 4th, Prem. Time 1 half per Cent. Exchequer Orders 5, Prem. Three per Cent, ditto 2, Difc Lottery-Tickets il. 7s. 6d. Prem. Au.'-ir Jr)-Office, 13 May, 1743. CT^H � Leave of .--ibfence given to \b* Officers and Foremafl-Men turnd over into his Majsfly*s Ships the Superb and Jerfey, from the Plymouth, being expird on the Jth ivflant, it is the Direction of my Lords Cvm~ mifjioners of the Admiralty, that they do repair immediately to their Duty on board the faid Ships at Plymouth, on Pain, not only of lofing their Wages, but of being apprehended and Petty tried at a Court-Martial as Deferters. Tho. Corbett. VICTUALLING-OFFICE, 16 Tv a/ ir43. CT*HE Commiffionenfor ViElualltng hs ^'i'tjefty't Navy gi