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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - August 14, 1846, London, Middlesex NUM B. 36J2�* THURSDAY, August 14, 17*46. .LW, rfuguft i2. I AIL'Dthis MdT�m�theNV>rf6jk, Handcock> ftoEaft-India. CaTcne 4own his Msyefty'* Ship SucceTs j the Elisabeth* Stevens, for Dub* Jin; Edward and Marx, littler, for Leftfrpooi 3 And remain with the Outwarb%bonnd. Alfo tame liown, and fifTd thro' the Nep-tune.Bofton, fbf Gibraltar. Wihd Eaft. Grave fend. Jug, tz. Pafc'd by the European, Wright, from Carolina i and the Catherine, Fetrefs, from Amfter- dam. Cower, Aug. it. Came down from Spithead the Dif-patch Sloop of War, Capt. Barnfley 3' and is failed to the Weft ward. Pool, Aug. it. Sailed the Profperoas, Tilfon j Twd Sifters, Doneth j and'Unity, Thb%!bi� lor1 London; Saccefs, Baflet, for Newhaven ; and, Swift* Shields 6h a Cruize. Brownfey, Richard and Sarah* Loader, for Newfoundland. The Martha, Crawford, from Philadelphia, is arrived at Londonderry. The Leah, Andrew, from Virginia, at Glafgow. The John and Hannah, Crolthwaite, from Maryland, at Whitehaven. � The Elizabeth, Glegg j Prince William, Grout, from-London at Leverpool. the reprinting of the folkixiing humorous Edift, wrote by  Mr. Addifon, and fir ft publijbed in the Spectator, ' Numb. 523, upon tbegoing over of the Plenipotentiaries to Utrecht, cannot be thought unfeafonable. * IT THERE AS the Time of a general Peace, is, in all v \\ Appearance, drawing near, being informed that � there are feveral ingeniousPerfons who intend to ihew their * Talents on fo happy an Occafion, and being willing, as � much as in me fies, to prevent that Effuiion of Non- * fenfe, which we have good Came to apprehend �, I do � hereby ftri&ly require every Perfon, jwhofliali write�a, c this Subject, to remember that he is a Christian, and not 11 to facrifice his Catechifm to his Poetry. � Ih order to it, I do expect of him in the firft Place, � * to make his own Poem, without depending upon Phcebus ' for any Part of itj or calling out for Aid upon any of the * Mufes by Name- ' I do likewise poiitively forbid the fending of Mercury ' with any parrici�h\r Menage or Drfoatch relating to the * Peaces and mall by no means fuffer Minerva to take upon .* her the Shape of any Plenipotentiary concerned in this * great Work.  I do farther declare, that I (hall not allow the Defti-4 nies to have bad an Hand in the Deaths of the feveral ' thoufands who have been flain in the War, being of * Opinion, that all fuch Deaths may be very well accounted * for by the Chriftian Syftem of PAwder and Ball. I do? ' therefore ftrictly forbid the Fates to cut the Thread off ' Man's Life upon any Pretence whatfoever, unlcfs it be , ' for the Sake of the Rhime. h ' And whereas I have good Reafon to fear, that Nap--' tune will have a great deal of Bulinefs upon his Hands, in 'feveral Poems which we may ftp^^ art how npoit the ' Anvil, I do alfo prohibit his Appearance, urilefs it be ' done in Metaphor, Simile, or afty very fabn Allmlon, ' and that even here he be not permitted to enter but with * great Circurafpection. ' 4 1 denre that the feme Rule may be extended to his' ' whole Fraternity of Heathen Gods; ft Defign ' to condemn every Poem to the Flames" hr which Jupiter ' thunders, or exercifes any other Act of Authority which ' does not belong td him: Infliort, I expect that nd Pa-' gan Agent (hall be introduced, or any Fact related which * a Man cannot give Credit to with a good Qbhfci^ice. * Provided always that nothing herein, contamedlhall ex- * tend, or be confirmed to attend; to B% of the Office of Clerk of the Navy Office in hij Majefty's Province of Carolina in America. As alfo a Grant uiito Henry Hopkins, of the Connty of Kent, of his hew Invention of extracting Spirit or Oil ou| of Tar. Yefterday. Sir William Yonge, Barf. Knight of the Bath, Joint Treasurer of Ireland, and Member of Parlia* ment for Honkon in.Devon/hire, fet out from his Houfe at Whitehall, for his Seat-at Eftcot> for the remainder of the Summer Seafon. The Diamond, Goattyi from. Leghorn, is arrived at thelfle of Wight.-Inher Fafiage ihe funk a Spaniih Bark near Gibraltar; and alfo re-took an Engliih Veffel bound from Briftol to Southampton. Yefterday the Cojpfe of the Lady of Prince Cherbatow, Ambaflador from the Emprefe' of Ruffia, was carried from his Excellency'? PiccadHly> and put on board a Ship bound to Peter0ji&gh. On Monday la$ died at Mr, Hayter*s in the Old Jewry, William Harris, Efq; of Saliftmry, a Gentleman of good Fortune in the County of Wilts, much efteem'd by all that knew him j and one of the Jufticej of the Peace for that County. OnToefday laft died, at his Houfe in Tuftoh-ftreet, Weftminfter, Mr. Richard Hiftton, Surveyor General of Weftminfter-Abbey* j whole Place is in the Gift of the Dean and Chapter. Yefterday Morningdied, at his Hotife near the New Church in the Strand, Mr. Hitchcock, a Linnen-draper t)f confideraMe Bufinefs. He was in good Health when he went to Bed.  Notwirhftanding the current Reports in Town, for fome Dayspafl, f thtDnice of Sonrerfet, we hear his Grace kin a gpod State of Heath, at his Scat at Petworth in SuiTex. On Tuefday Night as Mr. Nix, a Publican in Gerrard-ftreet, was coming to London, he was (attack'd near Ken-fington Gravel-pits by three Ruffians, who robb'd him of three Guineas and fome Silver, and got clear off with their Booty. Yefterday Edward Lowry was committed to Clerkenwell-Bridewejl, by Sir T^O- De Veil, for felpnioufly conveying or caufing to oe conveyed into his Majefty's Goal of Newgate, feveral Saws and other Things, to facilitate the Ef-capeof feveral JPrifpners there, under Sentence of Tfanf-portation, with an Intent to aid and aflift. fuch Prifoners tq efcape, which Infthimertts were found upon him^ with' which he cut afander feveral Iron Baft belonging to the faid Goal. Yefterday Evening arrived a Mail from Holland, the Particulars of which, will be in our next. COUNTRY-NEWS. GUuctpr, Aug. g, Qn Wednefday Iaiithe Affizes ended at Abingdon, for Berkshire, when only one Man received Sentence of Death, viz. J. Williams, alias Tho. Watkins, for robbing the Reading Stage-Coach j bat was afterwards reprieved And, On Friday laft, the Affizes ended at Oxford, when two? Perfons were condemn'd, viz. William Weftj alias Beit,; for the Murder of a young Woman ; but, on Account of his Youth, (which did not exceed \% Years) he wi&re-priev'd : And Robert Fuller, for throwing his Child into a Pond in Woodftock-Park, and drowning it; who wa� or-der'd tobeex,ecutj4?n Wednefday the.30th Inft. Two were ordered for Transportation,' viz. James Norford, for ftealing' 8 Cambrklt Handkerchiefs out of Mr. Vernon's Hbufe, where he lodged ; and Thomw Crbozeert for Seating Money from a Gentleman at a College at .Oxford. One was burnt in the Hand, vii.; johhHerragB: Thefollowing- Prifoners are to be try'd at the Affizes for this County, viz. Matthew Tyler, fajg^ftilider o^Sa- for Horte-lteaung^ 3 w umw * *w and Sarah Ludlow, for a fingte Felony. NEWCASTLE, Auguft 9. ExtraS of a Utter frkm an Officer at Fort Auguftus, to hit friend in Heiutaftle, dated July 26. * Kiagftoni Horfe marches To-morrow for England. r The Regiments of Foot make a Chain all along the Sea ' Coaftj to prevent any of the Rebels getting oft; and to ^hinder the Pitteod�t�*from getftHg ^to France, where he � would give th� Univerfe -ta be. He has been chafed this ' Fortnight paft from one Iftand to another, fome times �.drefs'd as a Highlander, and fome times as a Woman. ' We hang or fhoot every one that is known to-conceal  him, burn their Houfes, and take their Cattle ; of which ' we have got S00D Head within thefefew Days paft * fo ' that if fome of your Northumberland Graziers were here ' they might make their Fortunes.' We hear by ttaee Mafters' of Ships lately arrived at Shields from the liland of Mull in Scotland, that on Sunday July 27, thev fe,w a French Brig from Dunkirk, about 70 Tons, btought in there by the Glafgow Man of War. She had bh board 14 French Officers when taken) and had land- ^ ed feven others a few #ays before. The French Captain of ^ the above Prize was formerly on the Coaft of Scotland, in a ^ogger^ which was chafed alhore and burnt by tue ^ Bridgewater Man"of War, near Peterhead j but the Cap- �jy tain and Crew having efcaped on Shore, they lei zed the fame VeiTel they were taken in, and carried her to France; ^ where, foon after his Arrival, the French King presented S him with a fine Sword and 200 Ducats ; and promifcd, if he would return to Scotland and bring oft" the young Pre- qV tender, he would make him Captain of a Man of War. *-t On Monday laft, about'three o'Clock in the Afternoon, W4 Lancelot Allgood, of Hexham, Efq; High Sheriff for the County of Northumberland, fet out on Horfe back from �& the Moot-Hall of tiiis Town, attended by a great Com-  . pany of Gentlemen of Diftinctipn, befides a large ConcouTfe of People of Note from tlwiSountry, to^the SherifF-hill, there to meet Lord-Qryef Baron Parker and Sir Tho. Bar-net, the Judges of fAffize, in their Way from Durham hither. The High Sheriff's Cavalcade was conduced with. great.Order and Solemnity, and made the fineft Appearance of any on the like Occafion for feveral Years paft. The Judges with the Proceflion^. &c. came to Town about Seven in the Evening, in the High-Sherjif's Coach drawn by fii Horfes, when dieir Lordftups were received on the Bridge by Henry Partis, Efq; the Town Sheriff, in a very genteel Manner; after which Lord Chief Baron Parker went to th* Town-Court, and Mr. Juftice Burnet to the Moot-hall, and open'd their Commiflions for holding the Affizes. Next Morning their Lordihips were attendtd to Church by the Right Worfhipful( Cvtthbert Smith, Efq;. Mayor, the. Recorder, Aldermen and Sheriff, &c. where they heard a very judicious ar-1 learned Sermon, from thefe Words, Let the Redeemed of the Lord fay fo, whom be bath redeemed from the Hand of the Enemy, Pfal. evil. 2. at St. Nicholas's, preached by the Rev.,Mr. Maddifon, of All-Saints Church. We learn that the Route of the four Judges, viz. Lord Chief Baron Parker> Sir Thomas Burnet, Sir Thomas Dennifon, and Mr. Baron Clarke, on the fpecial Commif-fion in the North, is as follows, viz. To open the Cc-m-miffion at Carlifle, On Tuefday the 12th Tnitant; to give the Charge on the 13th and 14th, to,find Bills, and give "Copies-of Indi&ntnesj^Ae 1 ;ch%-andth-..adjourn to the 9th of" September.-(On.the i6th> to fet out for York, where they will arrive the 20th; on the 21ft and 2 2d, give the Charge j on the 23d find Bills, give Copies of In-di&ments, and adjourn to the 26th of September.--On the ^ 25th fet out for Lincoln, where they will arrive the 2.7th ; on the 28th give the Charge j On the 29th find Bill?, give w3 Copies df IhdictmentSj and adjourn to the 14th of October. -On the ift of September fet qut for Carlifle, where they ^ will arrive the 8th j on the 9th'arraign, and give'Copie3 of Pannals j on the i ith begin the Trials.-On the 22d ^ fet out for York, where they will arrive the 25th ; on the O 26th arraign, and give Copies of Pannals; on the iftof Oaober begin the Trials.-On the 14th arrive at Lii-coln ; frj f^^mym^gMmi^BB^ pf..Finals .S4S49� 3 the 18th begin th,e Trials. , , �-t Wq hear that Mr. Murray, the: Pretender's Secretary, * ha? ihform'd the Government, that a Cheft; containing all the Writirigs re'lating^othe p'fefent ^eb>llion; is burripd near fnvarnefs ; irid thafone of his Majefty's Meffengers. is gdne thro' here for it. . * . \ On Monday laft died, to the great Regret of her Friends and the juft Concern' of alt her Acquaintance, the Wife pf Mr. George Anderfon in Weftgate, a Gentlewoman of extraordinary .EieJ^, nng.ulat Prudence, and uncommon Charity ; and an Example of fuch diftiuguilh d Geodnefe as all (hould imitate, and few "wUl equal. T^VERTISE M EN TS �e taken in tor this Paper, at Lloyd's Ctitli-Honi, � Lombard-Street. Cape Breton for Ever, ;