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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - April 14, 1846, London, Middlesex MONDAY, April 14, 1746. Deal, April 12. �AME down the Montague  Sloop", Ay res,! for Plymouth ; and Ridge, Hawkins, . for Portfmouth ; and rciriain with his Majefty's Ship the Scipio> with the two Outward-bound Ships, as in my laft. Wind Grave/en J, Jp'Hl \ I. Pafs'd by t. - the and Concord^ Scruder, from Bremen and Wcfterwix-Wappin, Horner, from Hamburgh. LONDON. From the London Gafcetfe. Whitehall, April.12. The ibtfowingAdvices have been received by. an Exprefs from his Royal'Highnefs the Duke* ^Aberdeen, April 4. The'feisirig all the Cattle, and de-rnofcfhing the Habitations of thbfe in Lochabar, who were out in Rebellion, has had a very good" Effec\ as all the .Rebels of that County have deferted to go to their own Houfts. The Rebels have fitted out a Ship at Findorn, on board of which th'ey propofe to tarry off the Remainder of their Prifonera to France-; and the Perfon they call the F.ench Ambaffadoc actually arrived there, in his Coach four Days ago to embark for France. The Pretender's Son is reported to :be'ftiil ill at IliVerhefs, and" is lodged at the Lady Dowager M'Ihtofh!s. By ail we can Ieamfrom their different Parties, there is great- Difordcv and Confu-fion amongft them; which, added to the Want of Money, has; occafioned many Mutinies and great Defertion .amongft their People. His Royal Highriefs AaV fpared no Fains or Trouble to put every Thing in Readinefs tp have been in Motion long ago : but he lias met with fo many Dimtiilties of contrary Winds; and' titheV AVcidents, as' have hitherto prevented hjm. The tHre'e' laft' D'zys df dry South Wind have brought up our Firing'arid Prbvifions,' and we hope have rendered the Spey fordablc. But we c.vpeft a Report from thence fome Time l'tf-day, the Duke" having fent two Officers to reconnoitre it. > Major La Fau-fillt having difarmed all the Rebels in Clova and Glen Eik^ is ERpjftedup here, iffthree. or four Days with near 500 recbVered Men. His Royal; H'igliriefs is making a Fort heifc, in which will be' left' under Command of Capt. Crdfby of the Sco'tehFuzilecrs',' a proper Force for fecuring: this Town from any Infulti fiom Glenbucket's People, or �any others. His Highneft the Prince of Hefle was at Dunkeld the jiftpaft,; and prapefed to detach' 400 Grena-djer.^ and one Lieutenant, and'3,0 Huffars to the Relief of Elan; that Day ; at the fame Time 200 Men went to cover theii,' March, and 500 were to be fent towards Tay-bridge,' unt! er the Command of Lord Craufurd. By Advices from' .Ardocri of the 3 ill of March, Lord Loudon and the Men' 'u'h'JeY-his Command, were'afriv'rd'ihlthejlfle'of Sky,'and1 jo'med by Sir-Alexander Macdonald'of Slate, and, as fome' iajvbythe Lord Fatrbfr; his Royal Highfiefs hasTent'a JaiJge*Quantity of^eaMitbfcVfer their Support. Efc A&-vi Face? of the Baftions' wereraifetLto feveaFeethigh..  � �-- , 15^. A Detachment of the Garrifon, with fome Men ! befringing to" his Waj%ffyV Sloops of War, ^venfin'armed Boats to endeavour to deftroy Killmady Barns, commonly *at'ed theCorpoch : The Rebels thereupon flocked down in great Numbers, We fired fome' Swivefs from ourBbats. Several Small-iiot were .'exch'anged.* We had a Sailor killed, and three Men wounded. The Tide failing, this Sch erne mifcarried. Tuefa'ay.iS, The Baltimore, Capt. Richard How, \v?pt up towards KiUmady Bams, in order to protect the landing 'f of our Men ; he-fired-fev^ralShot, and' threw lome Ca->.orns'Sheirs, arid fetblfe HoVe"! orrrire'; borcduld "not attempt landing; for^ht'RebeliweVeintrench^dbyahqffo'w Road or "Rill,' and; ih-'^j^'NuJnb'cijs.' Tjie BaltimoreV . Several Parties 'covering pur Solid Digger's bad' SkiiraifHes wfth- the Rebels tjpbn the neighbouring Hills': BiK-asboth Sides "fkfllked behind Craigs and Rocks, we Veceiyed no Damage, and believe we did as little. This Evening, about Eleven o'clock the Rebels opened^the Siege .by :di{ci)aiigirig 17 Royals or jfeiall Bombs of five Inches and half Diameter, weighing about 16 and 18, Pounds eachi and loaded with 14-Ounces-cf Powder, froma-Bat-. tery ereclcd on a fmall Hill called the Sugar-loaf, .about 80O Yards oft"; which, becaufe of the Diftance, did-ho Execution, the greiteft Part of them'1 falling fliort: And there Were returned from the Garrifon againlt the Rebels^ eight Bombs of 1.3 Inck^s Diameter, fix Cohorns, one 12 :Poundcr, five 6 Pounders, and two/,Swivels. On Friday the 21ft the Rebels, finding their Battery was too far off, creeled a new one at the Foot of the Cow-hill," about 40P..Yards off, from.,.which, betwixt Twelve, and ;Four in the Morning, they difch^rged 84 of their,Royals^ which did little Damage, fave penetrating thro' the Roofs" of feveral Holies, beating down a fe"w Floors, and flig'htly wounding two Men of OU'ir's Company, and a young Man belonging to the Garrifon^r And there were returned againft them 20 Bombs, ninfe Cbhorns, three 6 Pounders^ and two Swivels.. On the 22d the Rebels opened their Battery of Cannon,; from Sugar-loaf Hill, confifting'only of three Guns of fix and four Pounders, but difcharged only feven Times, and that without doing any Damage. About Twelve o'Clock of this Day^ they fent a French Drum towards the Fort, who upon his_ Approach beat a Parley, and being ordered .to, come near the Walls, Capt. Scott, our Commander, aflced him wba$ he came abtut, to which he anfwered, That; Gen. Stap'leton, who commanded the Siege, by Direcliona from the Pretender's Son, had fent him with a Letter to the commanding Officer of tile Garrifon, requiring him to. furrehder. Capt. Scott anfwered, That he would receive 00 Letters from Rebels, and that he was determined to defend the Fort to the laft Extremity. The Drummer being returned to the Rebels with this Anfwer, a clofe Bombard-; ing'enfued on both Sides for fome Hours; at laft we filene'd: them by beating down their Battery. About Ten that Night, the Rebels opned a fecond Bomb-battery near the* Bottom of the' faid Cow-hilL about 300 Yards off", from-which, and their Battery upon r,he Sugar-loaf Hill, they difcharged before Three in the Morning- 10,4 of their; Royals, and 6 Cannon againft us� but without doing any further Damage than penetrating thTo' fome few Roofs-, "We didnot return them one Shelf, but kept all our Men[ wifhin Doors, except the Picquet to ftand )),y ^he Fire-En-i! girie, the Gbvernor and moft of the Officers being upor/ the Ramparts. Sunday i^. As foon as Daylight appeared we. fired 23] Bombs, twb Cohprtjs 12 Pounders, feven 6 Pounders, ahdjj fix' Swivels at the Rebel Batteries. . Some' of which rhaft; have torn up their Platforms. Iliev, iri Retnirn, fired fe-'; veral Cannon upon us, but di(3 no Harm, fivisr'fliboting'ofr the Leg of Donald M'Indeor of Ballihbayrs .Cpmpany. About three this Afternoon fbme.Veflels appeared wjpi' Supplies for us, and as foon a$ they-had dfopr/d Ahchor,i the Garrifon all at once difcharged eight 12 Pounders, two^ 6" Pounders, two Bombs ahd"feveif9il" Cohorns .agalnlT their, Battery,\vhich were all fo well leVclIed,that not omV a greatr Bart of their Battery was beat down, but they'vifraljrocca-. fioned the greateft Confufioh amongft thein., The Men\ frpm the Ships faw feveral amongft the RcbelsifaH. We" underfhnd they had given out, that they would burn, this ^ Pla.ce in foui\ Hows after their laft Battery wastrecHd. All this Evening jhe Rebels were imployed in ttecTing ano-( thtr Work or Battery, under Cover of their Gannodj aBoQt 300 Yards off, at the Foot ef the Gow-hfil, which wasf fpied from the Toprnaftof one of the Ships.; ...... Monday 24. We fired but little, and the Rebels, but lit-, tie alfo. We employed thegieateit Part of this Day in-getting our Provifions on "fhore. . . . � { Turfday 25. At Day-break'we'fent out a Party to a PJace, abouf fix Miles off, tobring-ih fome Cattle. , TneRebelsl fired a good deal this Morning, and we plyed them a little I 'with'our Mortars and Guns. About three in the Afternoon, our Party returned with 29 good Bullocks and C6ws.. .This Evening we fent off another .Pajty pf 40 Men, for: another'Prize of Bullocks, to pafs the Narrows of Car-.ron,, andget off aH they co'ujd from' the Rcbejs Eftates. , IVednffday zh. We fired flowly at their Batteries on the \ Hills, and as they only fired from .two Guns, we concluded", that vve had difmounted the third. This Afternoon. our, Boats return'd with Cattle and She^p from the Cpimtry; 'near Ardfhields; they alfo brought in four, Prifoners, one vof which vyas wounded. The Party burnt two Rebel Vil-, Iages on lAppin's Ejlate. This Night Capt. $cott went" tout and dam'd up fqme Drains near our Walls, in Hppes; if rainy Weather,, to make a fmall Inundation.; and with ['.fome Piopeers raifedrJie'GlacU, or rather a Parapet, to 7 Feet ; for want of Pallifadoes vve could not make,a right; ,Coyer'd-Way, but .ftill this will prevent the Rebels feeing the Foot of our Walls. Vjurfiay 27. At Day-break the Rebels open'd their !new Battery of four Embrazure^, but only with three jGuns, Six-Pounders, with which they, fired very brifkly. (.We plied them well, with our. Mortars and Guns, and fi-lenced one Gun before 8 iri the Morning; about 9 vve (ec ; their Battery Magazine on fire, which blew up. Their '^Fire was moftly laid at our Buildings, which they could not reach very low. Iri eight Day's Siege, and pretty fmart firing with Cannon, and 300 fix Inch Shells thrown'us, we hive had but one MarikiU'd, feven wounded* and two bruifed. � , . ; Edinburgh, April.5. As Fort William Ir.s been fupplied with every thing neceffary by Major General Campbell, it is ioped the' Rebels will not be able to'take'it. L?y Exprefs from the Ifle of Skye by Way oflnverary, Lord Lpudoup, Lord Prcfident, ,and Mr. M'Leod, with ajjpqt ^00 JVIeh, /arrived there'the 26th. of March ; they are'there fafeirorn 1 the Enemy, as the-r'e is a Ship of War to guard the Coaft. An Exprefs is arrived from Perth; by .which we are informed, that upon the 3d Inftant,' by Five; q'Clock in the Morning, the Earl of Craufurd, .with a Party, of Dragoons* arrived at fBlair Cattle,' and! was; followed by,the Duke of Athol, and. both were received Bv Sir Andrew Agnew j that the Reljels were retired/to Ruthven ; atid that upcm the 4th the Prince of H;ardj of the Argylfiiird Troops, they rufhed in upon, and made themfelves Mafters of. They brought jn three Brais Fieid Pieces 4 Pounders, and two of the jCy Advices from Drefden, the .Emprefs p{ Ruffia has demanded of Pdanda,Permiffian to" inarch :40yOoo Men from i Smolenfko thro* Pairt of Lithuania, 'to:Riga. ' They write' froth' Paris,' that "the French' King is to be atBrufleU the,6th of rcext Months J^.jSv'- The Emprefs has. promoted Count Waldsck to the Dignity of Field Marfhal �i her Service.;- ( : Colonel DouglV^Re^irneht ofFaot were quartet'd on Saturday laft'. at Mitcham in Siifr^, and the Partsadjacent, in their way to Portfmouth, where they are to embark for Cape'-Bretoh. On Friday Night the Right Hon. the Earl of Dtrhmore, arrived at his Hpufe in Hanover-fqiiare, from Holland, with a, numerous Retinuei ,, f, : On Saturday lift' died at his Houfe in Rotherhith Mr. VyiH�ms.> an eminent Diftiller, and a very great ImpSrter of Brandy. ' On Saturday Morning died Mr. Edmund Jones one of ,the CTerki'of.'.the'iBoteign Pott^-qBice,, .. r!., . ' On' Saturday laft a Perfon who h^d beerjf.guilty of Coun-terfekkig and Forging Sir Thomas De. VeilTs Name upon a Search Warrant, and was fo indifcreet' as t,o carry it to aCon^able tp be fer.v'd^' wasmdifted far tha? Ofen.ce at ' �Hicks's-Half, and it being fully .prpyed to the Satiifaftipn ^offfie'Court and Jury,^ he received.Sentence to be put in the Pillory,; at'the End of Bow-ftreet, Coyen|-Garden, arid r to fuflfcr afterwards ijn Imprifonment for two Months. Yefterday a 'Woman well drefs'd threw herfelf. into the , Canal in Su James'* Park^ and was drown'd, tho' Endeavours were us'd to fave her. ' The new Tragedy; entitled Htrmm Princt.ofChoraa ; 'or, (he Extravagant Zeakt, which wasi fo greatly ap-I "plauded in Ireland., and., will be republifh'd here To-morrow, is writ by the ingenious Dr. Clancy ; who on Account of his having loft his Sight/ had a Benefit laft Winter, at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lanej he hjmfelf ad-ing the Part of the blind Tirefias. The fame Gentleman is alto Author of the beautiful Latin Poem, entitled lemplunt Veneris, five Amorum Rhapfodiar, dedicated to the Earl of Orrery. ...... _- '' ---:,' " 1- ' -r j-'-^ B AC- N K R U P T . Hayward Gaylafd, of^ortOri^ Habefdafher. John Beebvf \ate of WlvteJ).aven,\.Qr'9Cfir. Matthew Denifon, of Leeds, Merchant. ADVERTISEMENTS are alfo taken in for this Paper, at Ll-oyd's Coffse^Hqum, in Lombard-Street. ;