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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - August 14, 1845, London, Middlesex The General Advertifer. NtfUB. 3353- W E D N E S D ANY, August 14, 1745. Deal, Augufi 12. ARRIVED this Morning his Ma-jefty's Ship the Folkftone, and a-Dutch Man of War, from the Weftward, with feveral Coafters. Came dowa the Warren Gaily Privateer, Capt. Boyce ; alfo the Spye, Capt. Gaolt ; and Saltafti, Capt. Powell, for a Cruize ; and Heller, Hall, for St. Kuts s and all remain with theDgke, Prince George, and Dover Men of War > the ./Etna Firefeip and Weazle Sloop. Sailed this Morning the Mortal Bomb, for the River. Wind W.S.W. The Robinhood, Littlejohn, from London, is arrived a1 Waterford. The Biddy, Brown, is arrived in the Downs, from Falmouth. LONDON. 'ExtraS of a Letter from Capt. B/omadge, lute Commander of the Tufcany Privateer, of 24 Guns, to a. Gentleman in Brijlol. Nantz, July 24. * On the 10th Inft. in Lnt. 47. 51. Long. 14. 14. W. ' from London, faw a Sail to which I gave Chace, and ' the next Day three Sail more with our Cruce, but the ' Day following only our Chace, when we fell in with the ' Tygrefs Privateer, whojoin'd us, but finding vvewrong'd ' her very much, about two in the Afternoon fhe Hood ' another way. About five we faw three Sail join our ' Chace, they flood the fame Way, and held a Confulta-' tion, and about feven in the Evening two of them bore * away and gave Chace to me, and about eight came up * with rpe, one on the Weather, and the other on the Lee ' Quarte-. After hailing me, and finding 1 belong'd to ' Briftol, they bid me Itrike, or they would fink me ; to ' which I anfwer'J, they mult come on board and do it ' tiiemfelves ; whereupoH they gave me three Broadfides ' and a double Difcharge of their fimll Arms which I im- * mediately return'd. The Engagement began at half pall ' Light, and continued three yours ; we then feparated to ' mend our Rigging, which was all cut to Pieces. At ' Diy-light next Morning, feeing them ranging up wiih a * Defign to b:.ard me, and knowing there was no efcaping, ' I fubmitted to fuperior Force, rather than facriflce my ' People to no Purpofe. I had four Men killed and four-' "teen wounded. ' The Ships we engaged were the Bellona of 36, and the ' Mars of 52 Carriage Guns, nine, fix, and four Pounders, ' befides 24 Swivels each, who, according to their own * Account, fired above 180 Cannon at us, and 2,400 fmall * Arms, befides Swivels ; and 1 fired about 120 Cannon ' and 200 fmall Arms, befides Swivels.-As foon as I came ' on board the Bellona, I prefented my CommifJion and * Sword, which was return'd, and the Captain infilled on ' my wearing it both on board and afhore here, where I � arrived the Day before Yefterday j and am, with all * my Officers, very well us'd.' Neptune at Sea off Cape Spar t el, July 3. His Britannick Mnjelly's Ship the Kennington has taken a Spanifh Polacre, called the Poftilion, of Alicanr, Vincente de Puerto, Maf-ter, from the Hivanna, bound to Cadiz, with a Cargo confilting of Money and Merchandize, laid to be worth about 24,000 Pounds Sterling. Lisbon, July 28, N.S. His Britannick Majefty's Ship which fell in with the French Man of War called the St. Efprit, of 74 Guns, near the Streights Mouth, was the Jerfey of 60 Guns, Capt. Hardy, and the Engagement held from half an Hour pa If Six in the Evening till Nine, when the French Man of War boreaway on her Return to Cadiz to r?fit. We hear that the St. Efprit had loft her Fore-malt and Bowfprit, and 20 Men in the Action. There were five Merchantmen under Convoy of the St. Efprit, who all put back to Cadiz; two of which having failed from thence a fecond Time, were purfued by the Dartmouth, till the Crews, finding no other Means to ef-cape, run their Veflels afhore near the Streights, and fet fire to them. The Dartmouth has likewife forced afhore four Spanifh Polacres near Cadiz. This Day Admiral Anfon will fail with the Fleet under his Command, for Holland, to convoy his Majefty from thence. The Fleet under the Command of Admiral Vernon con tinues iti 11 at Spithead. They write from Edinburgh, that a great many Officers arrived there from London, within thele few Days, and had k-t out direftly for their refpeclive Polls in different Parts of Scotland. We hear the Lords of the Admiralty have appointed Capt. Scott to be Commander of the Tilbury Man of War. Yefterday the Commiffioners of the Navy appointed Mr. Sadler, to be Keeper of Naval Stores for the Port of Portf-mouth, a Place worth 1 50 1. a Year. Yefterday was the Birth-Day of John Parfons, Efq; only Son of the late Humphry Parfons, Efq; Alderman of Portfoken Ward, and twice Lord Mayor of this City, when he came to Age, and took PofTeffion of the Brew-houfe : On which Occafion he gave a grand Entertainment to a great Number of Gentlemen at the Ship Tavern in St. Katherine'% great Quantities of Beer were given to the Populace, and feveral Ships in the River hung ou t their Pennants and fir'd their Guns, and the Evening was concluded with Bonfires and Illuminations. At Mr. Parfons's own Door was hung out a large Streamer with this Motto, Sic falve Britannia. The Fleet of Merchant Ships, under Convoy of the Scarborough Man of War, from Hamburgh, (laft from the Humber) are arrived in Yarmouth Roads. Yefterday was married at Walthamftow, Mr. Read, an eminent Bays Faftor, to Mifs Child of Tower-hill, an agreeable young Lady with a confiderable Fortune. On the 15th of lall Month died aged Serenty-two, at his Seat, Shepton-Beauchamp in Somerfetfhire, Thomas Warre, Efq; of Swell-Court, and Shepton-Beauchamp in the County of Somerfet, (and of Sand-Hall in Hampshire. He was defcended from a long Line of worthy Anceftors, one of.whom had an Augmentation of Honour to his Coat-Armour, granted to him and his Pofterity, by King Edward III. A.D. 1356, for his valiant Exploits at the famous Battle of Poiftiers, where John, King of France, was take Prifoner by that renowned Warrior Edward the Black Prince. He was High-Sheriff of Somerfetfhire in the Reign of Queen Anne, and acled about fifty Years in the Commiffion of Peace for that County. He married Dorothy, Daughter of John Tregonell, Efq; of Ander-flpne, in Dorfetfhire, by, whom he had feveral Children, who all died in their Infancy, except Jane his furviving Heir, who in May, 1750, married Sir Robert Grofven or, Bart. Reprefentative in Parliament for the City of Chefter. Dorothy, his Wife died at London, A.D. 1736, aged 62, and was carried down to Ecclellon in Cheshire, the Bury-ing-place of the Grofvenor-Family ; where, according to his own Defire, the deceafed Gentleman was interr'd upon Wednefday lall. On Monday Night died in Shoreditch Mr. Hayes, a wealthy Gold and Silver Orrice Weaver, who acquired a plentiful Fortune, with'an honeft Character. The Perfon who was found drown'd on Sunday laft, in a Pond near the Eagle on Epping Forreit, proves to be one Mr. Lowe, a Baker in Cold-Bath Fields. Yefterday James Leppard, was committed to the Poultry Compter, by Sir Edward Bellamy, for felonioufly Healing a large quantity of Tobacco from the Cullom-houfe Keys, which was found upon him. The firftof the Three Great Matches at CRICKET,' between the Counties of Surrey and Sufiex, will be play'd on Monday next at Mr. Smith's, the Py'd Horfe in Chif-weil-llreet. The molt fam'd Newland, that got Fnurfco-e and Eight in the Match againlt the County of Kent, plays in this Match.-The Days growing fhort, and the Match for Two Hundred Guineas, it is agreed to begin by 12 o'Clock. The Proprietors (who brought over from Vienna tl^ Effigy of the Queen of Hungary, with that of the Arch, duke her Son, and a Pandour of a fingular Figure, which are to be feen at the Great Room of the Royal Exchange on the Cornhill-fide, at a Shilling for each Perfon) give Notice to the Publick, that they mall exhibit no longer thefe beautiful Figures in London but 'till the latter End of this Month, their Intention being to carry them to Bath, during the Seafon. 5 A ~ iv K U F T! Samuel Price, of Black-Friars, Timber-Merchant. High Water this Day at London-Bridge at 9 Minutes after 12. Bank-Stock 144 3 4ths a 1 half. India Ditto 176 1 hilf. South-Sea Stock no Price. Ditto Old Annuities 109 3 4ths a 3 8ths. Ditto New 108. Three per Cent. Annuities 88 1 half a 3 8ths. Ditto 1742, 88 1 half a 3 8ths. Ditto 1743 and '744' 8^ 1 half a 3 8ths. Ditto 1745, 88 3 4ths. Million Bank 115. Equivalent no I half. Royal AfTurance 82 1 half. London Affurancc II 1 8th. Englifh Copper 5 1. S?ven per Cent. Emperor's Loan no Price, Five per Cent. Ditto no Price. Bank Circulation 5 I. 7 s. 6 d. India Bonds 1 1. 5 s. a 45. a 5 5. Prem. Three and a half Salt Tallies 6 Difc. Three and a half per Cent. Exchequer Orders no Price. Three per Cent. Ditto no Price. Lottery Tickets 10 s. a 1 3 s. Prem. Life Annuities 14 Years Purchafe. War-Office, Auguft 13, 1745. T'T is their Excellencies the Lords Jujlkes Di- *� reElions, that all Officers belonging to his Myefiy's Land Forces ferving in England or Scotland, do immediately repair to their reflective Pofis. Will. Yonge. For SALE by the CANDLE, At LLOYD'S Coffee-Houfe in Lombard-Street, This Day, at Twelve o' Clock at Noon, HE RUSHOUT Prf- vateer Snow, and her stores, in y HI j 'I T Lots. Catalogues may be had this Day at Sam's Coffee-Houfe next the Cuilom-Houfe, at the Place of SaJe, and of SAMUEL BROOKS, Broker. To be heard of Daily at his Office (for Alluring Ships and Merchandize) in Pope's-Head Alley againft the Royal-Exchange ; or at Lloyd's Coffee-houfe in Lombard-ftreet. For S A L E by the C A N D L E, At LLOYD'S Coffee-Houfe in Lombard-Street, This Day, at Twelve o'Clock at Noon, HE Ship KatherinEv" a French Prize, Square-ftern'd, Foreign-built, Burthen 200 Tons more or lefs, now lying at Church-Hole, Thomas fVilliams, late Commander. y - - 1 T Inventories to be feen on Board, and at the Place of Sale. Te be Sold by SAMUEL BROOKS, Broker. NEW WELLS. AT the New Wells, near the London-Spaw, Clerkm melt, this and every Evening (during the Sum -mer Seafon) will be prefentod Variety of New Performances, vix. Tumbling by Mr. Williams, Mr. Rayner, and Mr. Hough. Rope-Dancing by the celebrated Mifs Rayner, who walks up a Slanting Rope 100 Feet long, from the Bottom of the Stage to the Upper Gallery. Variety or New Songs by Mr. Brett, Mifs Lincoln, and Mifs Vaux. Several Grand Dances, Serious and Comic The famous Young GIANT will perform the Part of the Soldier, in the Soldier, Sailor, Tinier, Taylor, and Buxom Joan of Deptford. The Whole to Conclude with anew Entertainment of Mufick, call'd BACCHUS and CIRCE. Interfpers'd with a new Piece in Grotefque Characters, call'd As You Like It; or, Harlequin's Whim. Bacchus by Mr. Brett ; Circe by -Mifs Lincoln ; The Character of Harlequin by Mr. Rofoman ; Servant by Mr. Hough ; Colombine by Mrs. Hough. The Scenes, Machines, Mufick, and DreJJis, all entirely Ncv)* To begin every Evening at Five c'Clock Each Perfon will be admitted for a Pint of WINE or PUNCH. To begin every Evening at Five o'clock. #* Every Evening there will be new Performances. G O O D M A N's-F I E L D S. AT the NEW WELLS, the Bottom of Lemon-ftreet, Goodman"t-Fitlds, this Evening, will be feveral New Performances, vix. Dancing by Mr. Shaw/ord, Madem. Duval, Mr. Chettle, Mrs. Morris, Mr. Cufliing, Mifs Shawford, Mr. Baker, and MaDi-minique. Rope-Dancing by Monf. Hendrick, Mr. Morris, &c. Singing by Mr. Cunningham, and Mr. Afpey. Tumbling, Ladder-Dancing, and feveral New Equilibre* by Monf. Hendrick, with a Pyramid of GhfTes, all fupported by a Needle, with its Point upoa the Edge of a Glafs, which he hoids in his Mouth. To which will be added a new Eitertainment, call'd HARLEQJJIN a DESERTER; Or, 'The Camp of Love. To Conclude with an Exaft Reprefentation of the Storming, Cin-nonading, Bombarding, and Taking FORT LOUISBOURG, With the Landing Commodore WARREN ; and will in Honour ,ofthat great Exploit. Exhibit feveral Curious FIRE-WORKS, which has given great Satisfaction to all that have hoiioar'd him with their Company. Note, The Scenes, Machines, Mufick, and Cloaths, are all entirely New, and not borrow'd from any other Enterrzinments. Every One will be admitted for a Pint of Wine or Punch as \sfual. To begin every Evening at Five o'Clock. Admiralty-Office, Auguft 6, 1745. "EVER A L of his Majefty's Ships fitting out for the Sea in the Forts of this Kingdom, being in imme-iate Want of a Supply of Seamen for prefent Service, the Lords Commiffioners of the Admiralty have, with the Appro-batitn of their Excellencies the Lords Jujiices, ordered every Sixth Seaman to betaken from the Crew of all Ships or J'ef-fels having Proteclions, Boys under eighteen Tears, and O.J Mm exce, ding Fifty Tears not being e/ieemed in the Number of the Crew. But their do hereby declare, that all Seamen fo taken, Jball be discharged, ivhene- er they defire it, after the o,oth Day of November next coming, end fhall have a Ticket made out for their Wages ; and their Lordffifs are authorized by their Excellencies the Lords J if ices to declare, that the Wages due on fuch Tickits jhall be fortlvj'ith paid by the Tieafurtr of the Navi: And they fhall befides have a Proteclion from their Lordffips to fecure them for one Month from the Piejs. THO. CoRBETJt^ Admiralty-Office, Auguft b, 1745^^ crll E Lords Commijffioners of the Admiralty do hereby jlriilly direct fuch of the Petty-Officers and Fore-maJl-Mcn late belonging to hi, Majeffs late Ships the An-glefea and Solebay, who are returned from France, and are not already entered to fervi i/t fome of his Majefifs Ships, to repair immediately the former on bom d the Tilbury and the latter on board the Ruby, both Ships fitting out at Portfmouth, on board nvhich Ships they will be paid their Wages for the Anglefca a?id Solebay, before the 1 il-bury and Ruby proceeds to Sea, and Conduct-Money allow'J mouth. But if any of the faid Men fail to repair asabtvi direclcd, they will only lofe their Wages for the Anglefea and Solebay, but the Marfhal of the Admiralty will be ordered to apprehend them, in order to their being tried at a Court- � -zL 9 Martial as Deferters. Tho. Corbett. For SALE � rftrtf M AH INF by the CANDLE, On Friday next, at Three o'Clock in\the Afternoon preci/'elf, by the Royal-Exchange Clock,' by Order of tie Affignees; THE Stocks in Trade of Mr. milium Brittan, late of Lynn ; and Mr. Felix Mtlley, of Gertrd-ftrtet, Linen-Drapers and Bankrupts. Alfo the Goods of Mr. Mackcen of Tbijileviortb ; and Mr. Hugh Wallace of Newport Pagnell, Linen-Drapers and Chapmen, 150 Hollands. 144 Table Clothj. 14 Muflins. 70 Nuns Hollands. 80 Iriih Liruiens, 50 D iu!as. 160 Clear Lawns and Cambricks. 100 Hambro' and Holland whited Long Lawns. 270 Pomerania Linens. my*. Ath, -,r,A r Jl-hcf.;nnen|r||| 90 Nankeens. 36 Callicoe Shirts. _ 34 Pieces of Sheeting. The above Goods to be feen at ROBERT KIRKE's Warehoufe, the Upp=r-End of Ne-w-Rtnti, St. Martin's-li-Grand, from this Day to the Time of Sale. ROBERT KIRKE, B ROKE R, In St. Martin sle-Grand. 200 Piftol|Lawns. 640 Garlix. 180 Printed Linens and Cotton*. 150 Quarter Lawns printedChinU 8 Pair of Sheets. 38 White Cotton j.. 19 Dimities. 70 Silk and Cotton Gowns. 70 Six Fourths and Yard-wide Checks. "vt rWMtr n\ftn t A'fffn"? 200 Dozen of Scotch andprinted Handkerchiefs. ADVERTISEMENTS are taken in for this Paper, at Lloyd's Cqffee-Hquse, in Lombard-ftrect. ;