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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - April 4, 1845, London, Middlesex The General Advertiler. Numb. 3246k THURSDAY, April 1745- EMAIN in the Downs his Maje-fty's Ship the Duke, with the Prince of Orange, Weftcote, Princefs Mary, Ofborn ; and the Pelham Wells, for Eart-India ; and the Ouiward-bound formerly mentioned ; with the Recovery, Coates; and Membrand,Howell, for Plymouth ; Hopewell, Fowler, for Topfham ; Warrington, Coolc, for Ireland ; Edward and Mary, Swan ; Robert and Hannah, Atkinfon ; Amity, Poplewell ; and Ifaac and Elizabeth, Matthews, for Portfmouth. Arrived the Tufcany, Sprackling, in 39 Days, from Leghorn. Wind W.N.W. Gravefcnd, April 2. Pafs'd by the Monmouth's Prize, Moore, from Martinico ; Friendfhip, Roffiter, from Lisbon ; Antient Briton, Knocks, from New York. The Seahorfe, Stow, fromVirginia, is arrived off Dover, in four Weeks. The Amity, Weir, from Jamaica, at Glafgow. The Love, Holmes; from Jamaica, at Lancaster. LONDON. Yefterday Morning the Right Hon. the Lords of the Admiralty received an Exprefs, with the agreeable News that Admiral Martin had taken five large French Ships very richly laden, homeward-bound from Marciruco ; and "that they were all fafely arrived at Plymouth on Monday laft, under Convoy of his Majefty's Ship the Princeij Louifa, Capt. Boyce. The faid Admiral has alfo re-taken the Anne of BrilloJ, bound to Africa j which Ship had been taken three Days before j together with the Parham Frigat, Morecraft; and the Hannah and Sophia, Lee, from Cork, with Provi-fions for Gibraltar, by a Squadron of French Men of War, bound from Breft to America. As it is not probable that the above-mention'd Martinico Ships could attempt to engage the Men of War, fome farther Advices from the faid Admiral are impatiently ex-jjedted, concerning the Engagement mencion'd Yefterday, * the Letters from Briilol. .On Friday a Ship belonging to Whitby, call'd the Swallow, was engaged by a French Privateer on the . Yorklhire Coaft, who attempted to board her feveral Times ; bu: the 5SPhitby Ship kept fuch a continual Fire of great and fmall Shot, for near two Hours, that the Privateer was oblig'd ta fheer off. To-morrow Morning his Royal Highnefi the Duke of Cumberland will fet out for Harwich, in order to embulc for Holland'; his Highnefs, we hear, intending to vlfit the Prince and Princefs of Orange. We hear, that the Right Hon. the Lord H^verftnm lay laft Night attht^ fftiBt j( Death, at his Houfe ia Rai* Lion Square. Onlhurfday Iaft feventeen, Perfons were convinced at Norwich, of felling Spirituous Liquors without Licence ; four for felling Run Tea ; and one for m iking Candles and defrauding the King of his Duty, and were all feve-lally fined. . On Monday fe'nnight began the Races on Newton Flatt, near Bifhop-Auckiand, in the County of. Durham, when Three ftarted for the Five Year old Plate of 50 I which was won by Mr. Scurfield's Grey Horfe Neptune. Which Horfe was immediately bought by Marfhall Grifwold, Efq; for 250 I. Tuefday Four ftarted for the Four Year old Plateof 50 1. whieh was won by Mr. Wood's Cbefnut Mare Milkmaid. And on Tnurfday Sixteen ftarted for the Hunter's Plae, of 50 1. and was won by Mr.Collin's Grey Mare Madam! Mr. Hodfon's Bay Gelding Drowfy, won the St ikes. Laft Thurfday a melancholy Fire happen'd at Benvvel, near Newcaftle, occafioned by fome Boys having a Bonfire, the Sparks of which caught hold of one Mr. Soppet's Houfes, by which it was entirely confum'J, with feveral other Houfes, &c. Laft Week one Temple a Soldier was (hot to Death, on the Links of Leith, purfuant to the Sentence of a Court Martial, having defcrted no lefs than Nine limes from different Regiments. On Tuefday Night the Houfe of Mr. Hunt a Butcher in Audley-Street, was broke open and robb'd cf Goods and Money to a corifiderable Value, by fome Rogues who got clear off with their Booty. On Monday laft died, at his Houfe in Rider-ftreet. St. James's, Mr. Wormly, a Chymifr, a Perfon of good Fortune, and much efteem'd by all that knew him. Yefterday Mary Jones was committed to Wood ltreet Compter by Mr. Alderman Blachfordj for felonioufly Healing a Linnen Gown, and fo,me other Things to the Value of 20 s. (which were found upon hei) from out rf the Houfe of Mr. Roach of Southampton Buildings, Middlc-fex, Hair Merchant. As was likewife Margaret Jigglis to the Poultry Compter, for felonioufly itealing from out of the Houl'e of K.r. Samuel Ruflell, Curate of St. Giles's Cripplegate, a Parcel of old Silver Coins of confiderable Value. Yellerday there was a Rehearfal of the Songs and Mufifik. in the Farcical-Opera of the What-dye-cahit, at the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden (which is to be perform'd there this Evening) at which wee prefent feveral Perfons of Diftin&ion ; the whole was greatly approv'd of, and met with univerfal Applaufe.-The Words of the Songs are printed, and will be deliver'd, to-Night, Gratis, to the Audience. NfwcaJlU, March 30. A Gentleman in this Neighbourhood having been lately at Edinburgh, and hearing of Gilmerton's Cave *, his Curiofity mov'd him to go and fee it, where he found cut on the Face of the Reck the following Infcription; Upon Earth thrives Villany and Woe, Happinefs and I do dwell below, Mine Hands have hew'd this Reck fnto a Cell, Where free from Din of Life I fafely dwell. On Jacob's Pillow I Nightly lay my Head, My Houfe when living, and my Grave when e'ead. And when I'm dead, write this upon my Tomb, llivd and dy'd 3~it, being Jo ncatJy dug, and e� His Majfjiy's Company of Comedians4 AT the Theatre-Royal in Drury-LaneJ this Day, will be preferred a Comedy, calfd The RECRUITING OFFICER. Mrs. Bennet; the two Reouits by Mr. Neale and Mr. Ray. MeJindi by Mrs.Crofs; Rofe, Mrs. Ridout ; And the Part of Sylvia, by Mrs. Woffington. With Entertainments-between the Ads, -viz. Act I. Gentle Shepherd by Mrs. Arne. A�t II. Dancing by Monf. Muilmenr, and others. Aft III. When Britain'sjjrft at Heaven''s Command, wiih tile Ch.fc rus, by Mr Lowe, Mrs. Arne, and others. To which will be added, ROSAMOND. The Part of King Henry to be perform'd by Mr. LOWE j Sir Truity, Mr. Waltz ; Page, Matter Conneil ; The Part of Rofamond by Mils Young ; ' Grideline, Mrs. Sybilla j And the Part of Queen Elinor to be perform'd by Mrs. ARNE. i Boxei The Words by Mr. ADDISON. Th- MUSICK comp s'd by Mr, ARNE. * 5 s. Pit 3 s. Firft Gallery a s. Upper Gallery r 8i Servants will be admitted to keep Places on the Stage. To begin exactly at Six o'clock. On Saturday The FAIR PENITENT. For the Benefit of Mr. MUILMENT. COVEN T-G A R D E N. ,f Fur the Benefit of Mr. GIBBER. 3>* AT the Theatre-RoyaJ in Coveru-GarW . ihU T1i v ...ill J., ,._f,,._j .1. _ i_ a _ ... _ . . _. '* this Day, gedy, call'd F A P A will be prefented the laft new Hiftcrical Tra^' N N Y, L T Y R A In -the REIGN of KING J - O H N. The Part of King John to he perform'd by Mr. QJJIM ; ;, Faleonbridge, Mr. Ryan j Hubert, Mr. Bridgwater ; Sali/bJry, M>� Ridout; Pembroke, Mr.Rofco; the Abbot, Mr. !v arten ; Arundel, Mr. Anderfon j Philip, King of France, Mr. Ha.'e j Papdtrjph, by Mr. Gibfon ; the DaHphin, Mr. Cibber, jan, Melan, Mr. CaflidJ. Governor of Angiers, Mr.CaiTj Prince Arthur, Mifs Jenny Cibbir J Lady Blanch, Mifs Bellamy ; And the Part of Lady Conftance to be perform'd hy Mrs.Pritchird. And the Epilogue by Mrs.CLIVE. To which will be added, a Tragi-Comi-Farcical- Opera, call'l 1 he WHAT D'YE CALL I T. Wiih Variety of Songs adapted to feveral of the Cbaradfer*. ) The Mufick entirely New. Compos'd by Mr. L?mpe. �' The Part of Thomas Filbert to be perform'd by Mr. Beard ; KitrJ- Hippifl , . , ^ juftice- 11 Tl For the Benefit of the Dutch Children. , AT the New Th-atre in the Hav market, this Day, will be perform'd all Sorts of Tmmiinifci VajliiiiB, LqmilU.1%, UfUllMI Tre> Dancing, &c. And a new Pantomime EBtertainment, call'd H^RLKQUIN SPAl'UE, bv tne CHILDREN*. A great Number af Men and Women Pe formers, tvbo never appear*& there before, tui/l d* every Thing that can be done m their Way to � Mr tain the Town. Boxes 51. Pit 3 *. Gallery as. 0 Places to be taken at tbe Theatre. To begin at Six o'CIock. For SAL E~iy the CANDL E, At the MARINECoffee-Houfe in Birchin-Lane,  Buy, m mi o'liiuii jjn at - THE entire Srock in Trade of JOHN GOLDSOK, of Ludgate-flreet, Mercer. A large Parcel of rich Brocaded Silks, rich Damafks, Silk Satcins, Water'd and Unwater'd Tabbies, Velvets, Vellures, Paduafoys, Tith Black Silks, Armozeens, Ducapes, Mantua Silks, Sergedufeys, Nor-irkh Crapes, Shagreens, Sarfenets, Perfiana, Broad Stuffs, Bomba-zeens, Poplins, Allapeens, &c. Thefe Goods may be feen at MT.BELL'sSaleWarehoufein Alder* mary Church-Yard, Bow-Lane, Cheapfde, from this Day to the Time of Sale. "___JOHV BELL, Broker. fivatifementi of a moderate Length cik taken is for this Paper at Two Sbillixcf each. ;