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Dublin News-Letter (Newspaper) - November 18, 1840, Dublin, Dublin Vol. IV.' RICHARD R E I L L T. From Tuesday November the i8rh, to Saturday Nccrmh-."- the 22;ys afterwards, he gave Chace to fevera! Ships off of Bocca Chicca, feme of which efcaped into Carthagena, and oiheis he loft fight of in hazy Weather. The Beginning ofM?y, being off cf the Baru, the Mails of the Expcdiutn were much drmag'd by Thunder; and about the middle of this Month, the Squadron water'd in the Bay. of Guira. The 17th the Portland jained them from the Baflimentos, and brought Advice that the Gal leons were ready te fail, but had Notice of their lying there. The 23d the Anne Sloop joined the Commodore from tie BafHcisntces, ar>d brought a Letter from Capt. Pudnre withAdvice, that the Gblieons, being thirteen Sail, weie at Sea, coming for Carthagena. The 27th the Commodore, hearing nothing of the Galeons, began to apprehend they had given him the Slip, and were gone for the Ha-vanna. The eight and twent eth in the Morning, he few two Ships in the Harbour of Carthagena ; abcu: Ten he difcovered three Sail, and about Twelve faw 17, bearing S. andS. S. W. between the Baru and Friends lfland. He immediately refolved to attack them with his fmall Squadron. It was calm till Hirer, and then a fnull Gale fprin^ing up, at N. and N. N. E fair Weather, he bore down upon them, axd was in hepes of being rear them r-efore Night. But thay finding they could rot we-the.-.he Baru, tacked end It'.od to "he Northward, with -r. ea-fy Sail. They diet not er.deavrur to e'eape, nt t be lievirg he would d.is :r> attack them, or. fu.h unequal Terms, but drew into a fort of a Line i p to ;ake or burn her. Tv. e Dnys �ff-r, the Commodore exaimed the Prifo-ner- co' ceminj th^ Strength and.Riches of the Galleons II; >e r: the Kingfton and the Port-i e Cotiiri:;dore, the Sixteenth, tfley Lcuid get nothing oat of J-j'y flood-in for die Land. There' were likewise two French ; ai c, r: few Days, the Wind blowing find, and Water Ships among them: One ot about thirty, and the other' growr � fn-.rt jror r0 grear a jXyrnher of Peop'e, he boro four and twenty Guns, which Turning aw�y, hau 1 o up, to put hi: pr.iore s on fhoar, which he did the 9th Share in the Action. The relt wertrSpaniards. ot Jure, toge:r.cr �i-h the Rdr Admirol (at his earneft The Commodore fcad before befninfrmcd thtt thf R-. ice. Arcordin^ly 7 he Cal'eon pf forty Guns, mentioned below, was-5 heca'lcd to the Kmgtlen,, which war ne:r htm, to attack the C^mmodoje here got an Account, comicp outofBaru the Vice Admiral, i.nd' fet-t bis-^Tat to the Portland to* to Carrhagtna, when the Kingfton, Portland and Fixe-engagtr the Rear Admiral, whiie^h- him'elf madt- up to thjp wer, g ,:ng in, hut upon iigiucf them went in again, the admiral, snd enga^'d her. H:r: -(horj :.n the great B.ru, where the v them.:eives have no Occrfjoii to make ufe of the Firefhip. So fhc :' frt fi:e to h-r bif �e the Engl-fh caid a me to her, and was ordet'd to keep to Windward. The Commodore Vine fori t.'c-.v or- ; arj perceiving, beforeNight, that neither tbeKingtton nor the Mai ', when t i.� v j^'u tu Portland complied with his Dircfiion, as h? expun rife, be faw one large Ship on his W'e�� V: Thefe twenty-foar'-HouM the Commodoww^- forced toUe by, to put the Prize in a Condition of;m?Stng J^U? DUBLIN. The mmy Robbers whieh of late infeft the Country, The'Thirty-firft the Kingfton and Pdrtlancl_jc^ed;4i� have induced us to inlert the Rewards given by Act. of Commodore, and their Captains acquainted-kirn .^t tJw, Pcriiament for the taking and ccnvjcling Robbers, which 'are as follow. A Reward of Twenty Pounds for tveiy Tory, Robber or Rapparee who has beenprrclaim'J. A Rew2r J of Ten Pounds for every one convi&d of Burglary, whereof Five Ponndsto be pud by the CoUee^Bf and Five Pounds by the County, And Five Pounds for every one conyiiled o(i^fji^g Robrv-ry, for which Death by Law ought tfe^^jflSUl iDflified.. ..^ � \ ' Htre follows a Lift cf fuch Tone?, Rgj^pf^ �nd Rtp-rarte , who have been proclaimed finceibe 7jji 3brier8, all wiikh rehder'd Ritripoflib'e for him to ton-fip�thc Pur/i�|t: BathadCapt-Btj'dgesin the Kingfton, 'saw'Otptv.Wti9for w,fte .-Portlmd*' bore away �ft�r the Vic* and Rear Admirals, accor4'"ng to the CommodoK% firft Orders, with the Diligence it appear'd they might have done, neither of the AdiainU cculd we>{ have efiaped, subscriptions for City mdCom&y, jorthh Paper, arij#k(n in hy the printer hereof. ;