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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - April 29, 1846, London, Middlesex The General Advertiler. Numb. TUESDAY, April 29, 1746. Deal, April 26. IS Majefty's Ships the Mary Gaily, ' Eagle, i�tna, and Scipio Firelhip are failed to the Weftward, with the two Ships for India ; and all the Outward-bound. Remain his Majefty's Sloop Otter, and Swift Privateer, with the Dutch Ship, lately brought in. Wind N.byE. 1Zra>oefend, April 27. Pafs'd by the Try ton, Legrove, from Guernzey j and Ebenszer, Diddekan, from Norway. The Baltimore, Campbell, from Maryland, is arrived it Cork. The Swallow, Sheppard, from N�w-England, at Dartmouth. The Sofe,-, from New-England; and the Elhott, Lyddell, from South Carolina, at Cowes. The Friendship, Ogilvie, frpm North, Carolina, at portfmouth. Gma, April jo. We have Advice, that the firft Divi-fion of the French Reinforcements, which are coming to join M. Maillebois, arrived on the jth at Cornigliano, a fmall Village at the Extremity of St. Peter d'Arena, and that the two other Columns are marching fuccefficely along the Coafts : So that we imagine, all the Troops of which this Reinforcement confifts, will haVe joined the Marfhal by the End of this, or the Beginning of next Month. Twenty fix Inhabitants .of Baftia, j$w wqte with,f,heRe-bels, and had been entrufted by them with the chiefEm-ployraents of the City, haying been arretted by,. Qjder of the Magiftrates, immediately after the Retreat qf,Celpel Rivarola, are brought hjther in a Bark belonging to >the IflandofCapraia, and ihut up in the Tower. . ^n^jjved Galliot, that was fitted out by the Government, brought in here the 29th jpaft, three Neapolitan felucca^ who _ were bound from Leghorn with Ammunition arid 'Military ; Stores for the Rebels. As the'Kirig of the Sic.iljes -has ex- j prefly forbid any of Jiis.Subjetts to JioR'the Ieatf C'orref-pondence with thofe People, the Neapolitan Conful has thought proper not toHttU of a, 'large Veffel, with her Keel qpwards, therefore firppos'd! ' to have overfet at Sea. There have hej?n taken out of ' her between 4 and 506 Ca fits of Train Oyl, "or Whale ' OyJ, and about 100 thick Wanks of fine Timber, fup4 ' pofed to be the growth of America. As it qtn't be ' found to whom foe belongs, the fame is thelFrqperty of ' the Lord of the Diftritt where foe came a&qre j if not 4 claim'd infix Months. By Letters from Chefter we are informed, that a De^ tachmenc of Lord Cholmondetey's Regiment had march'd from that City to Manchener, to keep fome diforderly Parfons in that Place quiet. On Thurfday I^ft..between 11 and 12 in the Marning, his Excellency the Earl of Chefterfield, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, landed at Parkgate. On Saturday laft a Grant pafs'd the Great Seal unto W.ilham Smitu,Efc; of the Office ofC^He&orof the Cu-fioms in the Port of Carlifle, in the room of Edward-Hut-cliinfon, Efq; deceafed. Three of. the French Prifoners, taken fome time ago on the Coaft of Suffolk, by Capt. Robert Martin, and confined in Co1 chefter Gaal, made* their fifcape from thence, but were re-taken three Nights afterwards in a Fifoing Veffel, which they had feized at Merfeyj-and were brought back to their former Quarters. A few Days Hnce died fuddenly at Plymouth, Captain Magrath, Commander of the Nancy, bound to Jamaica. Yefterday died, at his Father's Houfe in Bhhopfgate-ftreet, John Gore, jun. Efq; a young Gentleman greatly efteem'd. On Sunday laft died in the Poultry Compter, Captain Stoneham, formerly in the Guiney Trade,;, "who had built a Number ofHaufes-at Poplar, and Places adjacent. It is certain that there is a Ship got into Dunkirk, with fome Englifo Prifoners, fent from Scotland. They write from Dublin, that one Father Ryan, Titular Popifo Biftiop of Limerick, was taken up, and after Examination committed clofe- Prifoher id Goal, for enlifting Men for the Pretender's Service. We hear that Geora* Babb Doddington, Efq; Member of parliament for Brwgewater, and Treasurer of his Majefty's Navy, will be appointed Payma.?jr General of his Majefty's Forces, in the room of the Right Hon. Thomas Winnington, Efq; deeeas'd. Yefterday. Morning a young Man Son in Law to Mr. Pope, an eminent Wheelwright, in the Hprfe-Fefry Road Weftmirifter, taking off a large Cartwheel the Props which fupported it gave way, and the; Cart fell o.n. him, and killed him on the Spot. Chtfier, April 26. Yefterday the great Cock-Match between Sir Rob. Cotton, Bart, and Philip Egerton, Efq; ended at Chefter, for 40 Guineas a Battle, and 400 oa tjhe Main -3 out of 25c? Cocks only 24 on a Side fell in the Match ; Six Battles were fought on Tuefday laft, Sir Robert won two, Mr, Egerton three, and one was drawn. Six were fought on Wednefday, Sir Robert won four, and'MT. "Egerton two. Tiuu&ay each won three. The Remaining fix were fought Yefterday, Sir Robert won tbj;ee, and Mr. Egerton three ; fo Sir Robert won the Main by one Battle, and a very hard one, "Sir Robert's CockJuving broke his Wing, thatthere was Five .to Ose .againft him. -A LIST of-the Horfe-Races on the Rood-De,e at Chefter tuefday. April 22. For the Genttemens Subfcription . . Purieqf Fifty pound, Mr. Vavafor's Bay-HqHe, Champion, won.the ,firft Heat . aad^teu Mr..Hope's Black Horfe Cbamefdl lame in the firft 'Heat, afnd.was drawn. Wednefday April 23. For St. George,.or CityOPJace. dr. "Sir H. Harpur's Bay Gelding Verhy 2 Mr. Pratt's Bay- Gelding 'Spirit dif Mr.Mifls,aGreyBorfe Jack d'tb'Grees 5 Mr. Jennifon's Bay Horfe Chance \ 3 Mr. .Hx^6'3 Brown Horfe Partner \ ,Mj. R�wdcn'.s;Bay Gelding �w�v 4 Thuffday April 24. For Sir Robert Grofyenor's Gold Cup of Fifty Poland ,Mt. Ege,rton's Chefout tyor&Spot Mr. Puilen's Brown Horfe Hikon Mr^enfon's Bay -Horfe $ralick Mr. Mann's Black Horfe Conqueror "Mr. "BTnck's BayTJorJe lOabour in Vain Mr- \teggsj%yMve.Farmers Fancy 6 2 3 4. 1 5 dif 1 dr 3 dr 2 i 3 ick and The Match was exceeding hard between Fro . HiltoOi won only by Half a Neck. ^EPILOGUE, ..On the E,ir,th'dav of his1 Royal Highuefs the Djj kb of "CUMBERLAND,  Wrote by the Farmer, and Jpoke by Mr. Garrick, Dublin; * 3'T""KIS not a Birth to Titles, Pomp or Staie, f That forms the Brave, or conftitutes the Great. To be the Son of GEORGE is juft Reiiown, And Brother to the Heir of Britain's Crown : Tho' proud thefe Claims, at belt, they bur/adorn ; .For.Heroes.cannot be, like Princes, born,: Valour and Worth mull confecrate their -N^me, And Virtue give them to .the .Rolls of Fame. .. Hail to the Youth, wihq'fe A�tions-mark This YeajJ And in whofe Honour you afiemblehere : 'Tis not-to grace his Natal Day we meet, His Birth of Glory is the Birth we greet. 'H5if quick does hi; progreffive Virtue run! �How fwift afcend to itsMcrrdian Sun ! Before its Beams the Northern Storms retire, ' -And Britons catch theaninvating Fire. Yet, rufo not too precipitate, for know The F.ate .you urge vvoiild prove our greateft Woe j Religion, Law, and Liberty's at Stake ! Reprefs your Ardour, for your Country's Sake. The Life 7Quprize.not,5/-iV^/'�n>ay.deplore, And Chance may take, what Ages can't reftore. Ok-1 may the gallant CUMBERLAND but head .Such Troops, as here our Glorious' WILLI AM.ledl Bold N.ames, in Britain's Hiftory renowri'd, Who fix'd Her Freedom on Hibem\an'..Qrou.nd ; Till Death, imbattled, for their Country ftood, And made the Boyne immortal by their Blood. Such were .your Sires, who ftill furvive in Fame j Such are the Sons, who would atchieve the fame. Young WILLIAM then, fhould Rival Trophies raiie, ' And emulate our Great Deliv'rer's "Days ; By equal Aftions, win the like Appiaufe, Alike their Name, their Glory and tbeir Caufe. May Heav'as peculiar Angel.foield the.Youih, Who draws the Sword of Liberty aad Truth .' By him Britannia's Injuries redrefs, 1 And crown his Toil, his Virtue, withSaccefs] i Make him the Scourge of France, the Dread of Ramfy The Patriot's Ble&ng, and the Rebel's Doom ! Then feize, R'iber*ia,, feize the prefent Joy, � This Day is facred-to, the Martial Boy ; The Morrow ^hall a different Strain Squire, .When, with thy STANHOPE, all Delights *euxe; And (a long PolarNight-ef Grief begun) Thy Soul foali, figh. for its returning Sun. SCOTLAND. Edinburgh, April zx. Late on Saturday Night the a-^reeable News of his Royal Highnefs the Duke's obtaining, a complete Vidtory over the Rebel", arrived here. The Difpatches were from Invernefo, and containing the following Particulars 7 On Wednefday Morning at Five o'Clock, his Royal Highnefs marched from'Naim (iz Miles from Inverneft). The Army had feveral Alarms ; but at laft the Rebels ibrm'd aijout a Mile aoda Half South of the Lord Pre-fident's Houfe of Culloden, arid about five Minutes prtft One the Gannon began- 4o play, which continued very clofs on both Sides, tor about 25 Minutes; it was vifible that our Artillery had the Advantage of that cf the Rebels, as it was better ferved, and did very great Execution. The Frafersand Macdonalds, whichcompofed their Right Wing, made an Attack on his Royal Highneis's Left, and endeavoured to get in Sword in Hand ; but were Jo well re� ceived, and the Fire fo clofe and regular, that on the fe-cond Difcharge, they fell into the utmoft Confufion, and fled over an adjacent Hill. The whole of the Rebels followed their Example, and Immediately took to their X^eels, by different Ro3ds, fome towards Badenoch, 0-there towards Fort Auguftus, and feveral by the Roads .that lead to Rofs-fhire. The Duke's Army moved regularly forward, and the Campbells, Duke of Kingfton'9 LigHt-Horfe, with the whole Dragoons purfued, and did great Execution. When the Difpatches came off, the Pursuit was not oyer, tho' it had been continued qnite thro' the Town, of Inycrncfs. -On the Field of Battle there were about 1600 of the"Rebels killed, and as many, (as 39 fuppofed) by the Campbells and Dragoons in their Flight. FiVe Pieces of Cannon were found in the Field, and a vaft Number of Colours. The Earl of Kilmarnqcb, Sir John Wedderbwn, and .the Perfon ftiling himfelf the French Asn-baiTadqr, wirh.a great many others, are Prifcners. The Artrvy got to Inyernelsabout Five that Nght, ar.d found many of the Rebels concealed inHoufes, in their Way ; afine Magazine and fqur Pieces of Cannon were in the Town, which now- are in Poffe/fi.on of his Royal Highnefs. Lord George-Murray is wounded, Lord Nairn and that Gentleman He'd toward Badenoch. The French Picquets were at Invernefs, and on his Royal Highnefs's Approach furrendred Prifoners at Difcretion. The Lofs .on die King's Side is very inconfiderable, not eveceding 50 killed, and none of Diftinction.-One of the Prifoners declared, that the Rebels at the beginning of the Aflion were above 7000 ftrong.-His Royal Highnefs, tho' in the Heat of the Adlion, is fafe and in perfedt Health. The above Accounts were,0,0 fooner received, than Orders were given to the Caftle to fire a Round of the Great Guns, which was accordingly done early on the Sunday Morning, and was returned >by Difcharges from the Men of War in the Road.'-Yefterday a particular Satisfaction appeared on this Event, and folemn Thanks ^offered to the Almighty, for the glorious Succefs of his Royal Highnefs. An Addition to this agreeable News, hr That 400 Rebels, and 300 French are Prifoners; and further that the JEarl of Cromarty, who had fome Time before been fent to deftroy Lord Reay's Count v, with above 100 Men, had.been taken by his Lordihip'?, and the Earl of Sutherland's Militia.-The Battle was fo defperate, that the Soldiers Bayonets were ftain'd with the Rebels Blood, up to the Muzzels of their Muflcets. Copy of a Letter from a Gentleman in the Army-, to-his Friet[d in this City, dated at fy'vernefs the ibibInfant* ' At laft we have done it.'-The Rebels have met this � Day with a confounded Drubing.-Tne Duke, and all ' our Generals are well.-LorJ Robert is killed � -Colonel Rich has loft his left Hand.-Captain Grof- ' fet, I am told, is among the Slain.-Our Lois other,wife ' is very inconfiderable.-Of the Rebels area d-n'd ' Numbes killed, and an innumerable Number of Prifoner.s. � -Ampng the laft, is Lord Kilmarnock, Lord Lewis * Gordon, and John Murray, Sec. Sec. Sec. To the Author of the General Advertiser. S I R, AS long Acquaintance beft entitles us to friendly good-natur'd Offices, and as no more proper Time can be found to confer them than when the Perion is in the Decline of Life, give me leave to recommend (thro' your Means) -Mr. Ray of Drury-lane Theatre," the'oldeft Adlor now belonging to that Houfe, to the Favour of the Town, at his enfumg Benefit next Saturday. A Perfon who once agreeably entertained the Public, flwmld always feel the Warm$h of their Indulgence, tho' the Infirmities of Old Age-may have render'd him lefs pleafing than formerly. This Application is therefore meant to thofe Friends of his, &.c. whpm.Diftance qf Time, and Change ...of Situation may have made it impofiible any other Way to acquaint them, that The MERCHANT OF V'EN>CE is so be*a&e4for his Benefit cn Saturday next; therefore, 'lis hoped, they will be fo kind as to Tend far his Tickets, .to 'Mr. Hobfan, in the "Tlayhmfe Faff age, or to Mr. Ra/s Lodgings, the Second Door in' ^uten"s*Gcwt, Great tshtem-freet, LinfoI^S'Jnn-Fields, ana. the Favour wi& be ever grate/ully,afeenJt; which will be perfarm'd thi* Night with feveral other- new Performance,'. ADVERTISEMENTS are alfo taken in for this Paper, at Lloyd's Cof 0 s .6 fee-House, in Lombard-Street. ;