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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - April 24, 1845, London, Middlesex Numb. 3 ifj. WEDNESDAY, April 24, 1745. 'Dial, April 12. EMAIN ift the Downs his Majefty's Ship the Dake, the Swift Privateer, and the Providence, |� Barn ; and Dorothy and'Elizar heth, Simpfon, both for Virginia. WindS.W. LONDON. Extraft of a private Letter from AftJIerJam, dated Jprit 30, N.$. * No fopner are the Differences between the Queen of * Hungary and the Eleftor of Bavaria- terminated by a * Treaty, the real Articles of which are not yet made .known, but we receive Advice of new Broils being, likely * to arife in Germany between the Houles of tirandcn-� bourgfa and Saxony. \  rmn,.ofkPn)j U}r&f~m�**rcTy~ �' much furprized at Pruffia's Declaration, and could not but *�. look upon, it as a Declaration of War: That in Confe-�' quenqe he would demand of Ruflia the Succours ftipula-' ted by Treaties, in full Confidence that they would, not � be J-efufed him ; and as for the Reft, that he trailed to �� the Affiftanoe of Heaven, and the Juflice of his Caufe." - * It is very probable that.the King of Pruffia makes this � Noife:only with a View to frighten Saxony, and hinder him from lending his Troops to help the Queen of Hun On the 30th of March the Right Hon. the Earl of Hyndford had his Audience of the Emprefs of Ruflia, at Peterrburgb, as his Britannick M�jefty's Embaffador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. The Town of Dover is, at prefenr, fo filled with Nobility and,General Officers going for Flanders, who have been Wind-bound there for near three Weeks, that 'tis with thegreateft Difficulty tbey can get Accommodation. We hear, that Mrs. Ramfdeo, a Widow Lady of the County of York, lately deceafed, has devifed to Catherine Hall in Cambridge, an Eftate of 800 1. per Ann.ffor augmenting the Number of 'Fellows and Scholars, and com-pleating the Building of the fame. On Monday next Mr. Cooper ThornhilJ of Stil:on, rides his Journey, by the Way of Huntingdon, Coxton, Roy-fton and Ware^ to the End of Shorcditch Church.-He is to go from Stilton to London, from London to Stilton, and Stilton to London again, in 15 Hours lucceffively, which is 213 Miles. It is now positively afferted, that the Right Hon. the tvt�of Suffolk died at his Seat, Audley End in Effex, on Monday lad. Laft Week died, at her Seat near Ilford in Effex, Mrs. ^ f^ Turner, Widow of -- Turner, Efq; one of the Sotfth-Sea Directors in the Year 1720. On Monday laft- died, at his Houfe in the Mews, Mr. Robert Barnes, Farrier to his Majefty. On Monday laft died, at her Houfe in Croydon, Mrs. Merriot, Relicl of Mr. Merftet, formerly an eminent Merchant of this City. Within thefe few Days feveral Perfons of Fortune have abfeonded, who are charged with Sodomitical Practices, Informations haying been laid againft them for that detcfta-ble Crime. Yefterday Richard Myland, a Hackney Coachman, was committed to Tothill-fields Bridewell, by Sir Thomas De Veil, for greatly mifbehaving himfelf in his Employrr.ent as a Hackney Coachman, for which he was put to hard Labour for (even Days, purfuant to the Statute in that Cafe made and provided, having abufed a Gentlewoman in a mpft infamous manner, and put her in fear of her Life. The fame Day a pretended Servant-Maid was committed to Bridewell, by the fame Gentleman, for difperfing about the Town obfeene Advertifements, tending to corrupt Youth. The fame Day Edward Bunker and Charles Ginnett were both committed to Newgate, by the fame Gentleman, |-"fer a Robbery on the Highway, committed upon Margaret Whitnell, Servant to Mrs. Crow a Milkwoman. She was aflaulted by three Perfons in May-Fair Fields, about 9 o'clock on Friday Night laft, knock'd down and robb'd cf a Tin Kettle, an Apron, and a Scarlet Cloak, and put in great.fear of her Life. Yefterday Elizabeth Branningham was committed to the Poultry Compter, by Mr. Alderman Winterbottom, for further Examination To-morrow, for being found conceal'd � the entexprizing Genius of his Pruffian Majefty, confider  this as a very ferious Affair, unlefs the.Peace between the, � Eleftor of Bavaria and the Court of .Vienna brings Pruffii � into another-wajr of Thinking.-?-This fame Peace  may likewife have a great Influence on the Operations in � Flanders, and on the Rhine ; fo that we wait impatiently � for the next Pofts from thofe Parts.' They write from Vienna, that fome Difcoveries have been lately made of the Negotiations of certain Courts at the Porte, in order to draw an Army of Turks into Hungary ; which Projeft, with the neceflary Proofs will Ipee-dily be made Publick. We learn from the Hague, that the Convention between the Queen of Hungary and the Eleftor,of Bavaria, is like to prove an Introduction to a General Peace; and that a Congrefs will foon be hcid, to forwardtfhe Negotiations for *har Purpofe. We hear, that the poor fuffering Proteftants in France, have cauiedto be drawn up and laid before his Majefty, a State of the miferable Condition in which the Proteftant Religion now ftands in that Kingdom. Vice-Admiral Davers', in his .Majefty's Ship the Cornwall, wi^ftS^adrpn under^j^JmcA>. ^VUg Storefhip5 and Irade under his Convoy, faiPd from St. Kitfs for Jamaica the 25th of February. His M�jeUy.has been pleafcd to constitute and appoint Thomas Dunbar, Efq; to be Lieutenant'.ColoaeJ to the Royal Regiment of Foot in Ireland, commanded by Col. Mordaunt; George Gray^fq; to be Major to the faid Regiment; and William Carleton, Efq; to be Captain of a Company in the faid Regiment. We hear that the Venetian Embaflador's Publick Entry is deferr'd, on Account of his Majefty'* going Abroad. - . . ^ in the Houfe of Mr. Ambrofe Grainger, at the Dover- t gary to-mvaWti Sti^^^yWtiw^^^mfA 'Wtll {"-Cattle at' Billingfgate, about 11 o'Clock on Monday Night, and having a Bundle of Linnen concealed under her Petticoats, fuppofed to be ftolen ; and alfo for felonioufly removing a Pair.of Sheets'in the faid Hcufe, with an Intent to carry them away. This Morning the Seffions will begin at the Old Bai'ey, when there are 74 Prifoners to be oied, viz, 15 on the London, and 59 on the Middlefex fide i and 20 of them are charged with Capital Offences. Yefterday a Bill of Indictment was found at Hicks's-Hall, againft Young Gentleman Harry, for wilful and corrupt Perjury, in fwearing an Information before Sir Thomas De Veil, Knt. wherein he declared feveral Perfons were concerned in robbing Mr. Smith s Houfe in the Borough of Southwark ; and when he caroe before the Court at Croydon, he denied there all he had fwom before Sir Thomas. Yefterday one Henry Sparks was brought Prifoner from Croydon to the New Goal in Southwark, being committed by Samuel Atkinfon, Efq; for Burglary and Felcny committed in the.Houfe of Mr. William Chandler of Croydon aforefaid. SITTINGS appointed in London and Middlefex, befoi&* the Right Hon; Sir Jonn Willes, Knt. Lord Chief Juilice of his Majeity's Court of Common-Pleas, at Weltminfter, in and after Eafter-Term, 1745. MIDDLESEX. Monday. May Friday Tuefday Monday. Tuefday After Term. ro H to 28 LONDON. Xuafday May 7 Monday 13 Thurfday 16 Tuefday. 21 After Term. Wednefday 2g High Water this Day at London-Bridge at 42 Minutes after 4. Bink Stock 145 3 4ths a 7 8th*. India Ditto 186 3 4ths a 187 1 4tn. Sooth'Siar- Stcck ia9 i hilf. Dittu Old Annuities 111 7 8ths. Ditto'.Hew no 1 half. Three per Cent. Annuities 92 1 �th: a: gi. Ditto 1742, 92 1 8th a 92. Ditto 1743, and 1744 92 1 8th a 92. Ditto 1745, 91 1 4th a 1 half a 3 8ths a 1 half. Millioa Bank 115. Equivalent 11 o. Royal Aflurance no Price. London Aflurance 11. Englifh Copper 5 I. Seven per Cent. Emperor's Loan no Price. Five per Cen\ Ditto no. Price. Bank Circulation 4 1. 12?. 6 d. Pr. India Bonds 1 1. 16 s. a 17 s. Pr. Three and a half Sale Tallies 2 at 7 8ths Difc. Three and a half per Ce Exchequer Orders 3 Difc. Three par Cent. Ditto Difc. Lottery Tickets 23 s. a 22 s. 6d. Prem. Li Annuities 15 3 8ths Years Purchafe.__ H A Y - M A R R K E T. ^ AT the KING'S THEATRE in the Hay- 9 Marker, To-morrow, will be BALL. f Being the Laft this Tear. ) Tickets will be deliver'd to Subfbiberj this Day, at White's ChocolatevHoufe ia St. Jamei's-Street. Strift Orders are given not to deliver any Bottles and Glafles from the Side-Boards, and to (hut them up Early. No Peribns whatsoever can be admitted to fee the Houfe before the Ball begins. % Jfany Subfcriber, or Other*, hare Ticke's to fpare, they are defir'd not to give them to their Servants, but to fend them to the Office in the Haymarket, where the Money they coft fliaJl be Re-turn'd, any Time before Nine o'Clock, to prevent their falling into bad Hands, D R U R Y-L A N For the BENEFIT of Mr. BERRY and Mr. HA YARD. By His Majefty*s Company of Comedians\ / AT the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane, ^ f> this Day, will be prefented the'Tragedy of *^ " The ORPHAN-, O R, The Unhappy Marriage. The Part of Moaimia to be perform'd by Mrs. CIBBER ; Chamont, Mr. Mills ; Caftalio, Mr. Havard ; Polydore, Mr. De!�ne; Acafto, Mr. Berry ; the Page, Mifs Macklin ; Ernefto, Mr. Stop-fon. Serina, Mrs.Ridoutj FlorelJa, Mifs Minors. With Entertainments between the Acts, viz. Aft L A Dance by Sif nora Bettini, and others. Aft ii. Singing by Mr. Lowe. Aft iii. Dancing by Monf. MuUment and others, 1} Aft iv. Singing by Mr. Lowe. To which (by Defire) wiU be added, The Tragedy of Tragedies, or Tom Thurr.b the Great. Tom Thumb by Mifs Yates. King Arthur by Mr.Bridges; Lord Gritzle, Mr.WinftoBe ; Queen Dollalolla, Mrs.Bennet; Piincefs Huncamunca, Mr. Blakas, Boies 5 �. Pit 3 s. Firft Gallery as. Upper Galleiy ii. % To begin exaftly at Six o'clock. V � *.* To-morrow OTHELLO, for the Benefit of Mr. SHERIDAN. I \* And on Friday (by Defire) The BEGGAR'* OPERA. %i. � COVEN T-G A R D E N. At the particular Defire of feveral Perfons of Quality. For the Benefit of Mr. LEVERIDGE. / AT the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden, I* this Day, will be preferred a C�medy, call'd **^* AS YOU LIKE IT. The Part of Ja^uee to be perforfla'd by Mr. QUJN j Touchftone, Mr� Chapina.ij ; Duke Senior, Mr. r+dout,; puke Frederick, Mr. Rufco; Oliver, Mr, Ca/heJl j Adam, Mr. Bridgwaf^rj Orlando, Mr.Hde; Amiens, Mr. Beard ; Corin, Mr. James j. Sylvius, Mr. Hayrnan ; Charles, Mr. Marte^i; Phsbe, Mife Hippifler; Cailia by Mrs. Give,; RofalindJ>y Mrs. Pritchard. With Entertainments of Singing and Dancing, viz^ End of Aft I. By Defire, a Song, calljd Old England fir ever, w!ta the Chorus., Aft ii. Dancing by Mr. Cooke, Mr."Lalauae, Mr. Picq, and otheri. Aft HI. a Songraird The Mifer't Pafifirf. I.. Aft IV, Dandng by Mr. Cooke, and Signqra Canjpioni. To begjpietaftly at Six o'Clock, and end at 15 Minutes and a half after Nine.   To-monow will be prefented King HENRY the Fifth, with Pyramus and Tbifbc. For the Benefit of Mrs. VINCENT and Mrs. LAMPE. T*H E Young Woman who was. and infulted in Cbeaf>fid* on Monday Night la#, kave her Name and Place of Abode at Mr. Hojft, a Shoemaker, ia Cteafifidi. Jtad the young MAN alfo, who faw the Beginning of the Affair, isdefir'd tocaU-atthe faid Place,, as. ftopVi\ 9 l, is Aefixcd to. jdvertifements of a moderate Length ah, taken in (or this Paper at Two $billin�s each. ;