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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - August 24, 1845, London, Middlesex The General Advertifer. Ntm, 3362. SATURDAY, August 24, 1745. Deal, Auguft 22. ^AIL'D this Morning, without Convoy the New Ranger, King George, Anthony, Either, and feveral Coafters. This Inftant the Charming Molly Privateer failed to the Weftward. Remain his Majefty's Ships St. George, Admiral Vernon; Royal George, Prince George, Duke and Sandwich ; the /Etna and Scipio Fire-ftip, a Dutch Man/of War, and the (Jrfula Arm'd Ship. Arrived his Majefty's Ship Dover, Ludlow Caftle, and a Dutch Man of War; and the Benjamin and Anne, Sayer, from Milford for Yarmouth. Wind N. byE. Grave/end, Auguft 22. Pafs'd by Lady Kate, Ordus, from Amfterdam j Lawrence and Mary, Rofe s and St. Peter, Swanfon, from Norway ; the Three Brothers, Bance, from New England; Sampfon, Wright; and Bofton, Clark, from Antigua ; and the Two Brothers, Scorff, from Dun-. kirk. The Expedition, Strickland, from London, is arrived at Oporto. The St. Clair, Addis, from Cowes, at Rotterdam. LONDON. ExtraB of a private Letter from Amfterdam, Auguft 27, N.S. ' The folemn Conferences for the Election of an Empe- * ror, were begun the zoth Inftant, and 'tis affirmed, that in ' the Conference of the z$d, the Members prefenr provi- * fion.illy agreed to pitch upon the 21ft of September for ' theEle&ion-Day. The_Ekc"tor of Mentz is to make his * publick: Entry at Francfort To-morrow ; and tho' the � Saxon Minilters did not afiift at thofe Conferences, the ' King of Poland has ntrvenhelefs made very fair Piomifes ' to the Hanoverian Miniltry. From all which they con- * dude, that the Election is going to take Place, and thf t ' it will be carried in Spight of the Oppcfition of the Pa-' latine and Brandenburgher, and all that the French can ' do befides.' ' For thefe feveral Weeks paft, the King of Pruflia has ' been threatning to llrike lome boldStrokt, as may be ga-' ther'd from the Journals cf his Army, which he draws ' up himfelf. His Conduct hitherto fufficiently (hews that * his Menaces are not tjuite in vain. And he is now going ' to unravel the Myfiery in a Manifeflo or Declaration of ' War againlt the King of Poland as Elector of Saxony. ' It was faid laft Poft, that his Pruffian Majefty had declared War againft Saxony ; This News came from Hanover, and was grounded on the Manifefto, which M. An-drie delivered to the Earl of Harrington, containing the Reafons that obliged the King of Pruffia to attack Saxony ; and yet our Letters from Berlin, that arrived Yefterday, fay not a Word of it. On this Occafion it muft be ob-ferved, that there really has been a Negotiation on the Tapis, for inducing the King of Poland to renounce his Alliance with the Court of Vienna, in Confideration of getting him the Imperial Crown, &c. They flattered themielves at Berlin, that this Negotiation would have fucceeded to their Wifhes: But his Polifh Majefty having taken fome Steps that fufficiently (hewed he perfilted in his Engagements with the Houfe of Auftria, and that he had even contracted fome new Ones, the King of Pruffia has refumed, with greater Vigour than ever, his Preparations of acting againft Saxony. It is pretended, that the Court of Drefden feeing the Danger to which the Electorate was going to be expofed, has defired Pruflia to poll-' pone Hoftilities ; and the Arrival of a Secretary from � the Duke of Saxe-WeifTenfels, with Letters for the Prince � of Anhalt-DefTau, gives room to fufpect as much. Our � next Letters will clear up this Point. We have the following Particulars from a Dutch Sailor lately arrived from Breit, viz. ' That he was taken on board * the Wilier, Griffits, and carried into Brett, much about * the Time that the Elizabeth Man of War, of 64 Guns * (formerly belonging to the Englifh) was going out, toge-' ther with a fmall Ship of about 20 Guns, both loaded * with large Ordnance, Small Arms, and Soldiers, the * Number of which he can't tell. -The Elizabeth had a ' very extraordinary Number of Seamen, &c. on board, ' who were forced to go, and near 100 Gentlemen. The ' Captain (who was a Dutchman, call'd Monf. Doe) had ' taken an Oath not to ttrike, in Cafe they wereattack'd ; * and told the above Sailor, and fix more who went on * Board with him, that they were going to Dunkirk, and * would give them a Paffage ; on which they went on board ' with that View, and were well treated by the Captain, ' 'till they were aflced if they would enter, and they fljould ' have a Hat full of Crowns each ; One did take it, who ' was afterwards killed ; the relt denied, and were treated ' very badly. None of the Sailors knew where they were ' bound. He fays, when they went out, they left fix ' Ships of War of about 60 Guns each in Brett, and the ' Northumberland (the fineft Ship they have) of 70 Guns. About four Days after they were out, they engag'd the ' Lion, Capt. Brett. The Elizabeth had 302 Men killed, ' and wounded ; they told him the little Ship was richer than the large one, having many Gentlemen on board ' very richly drefs'd ; he faw the fmall Ship tteer about * N.W. after (he had been filenced by the Lyon. The ' Elizabeth went back to Brelt terribly (hatter'd, and could ' fcarce fwim. They re-landed the Guns and fmall Arms; and he underliood that flie was to be refitted, and two ' more was to go on the fame Expedition. When the Elizabeth came back to Brett, he heard there were three ' of the feven Ships of Warfent out to look for our Eaft- Indiamen, and two more gone to look out for our Weft-' Indiamen.' * He fays alfo, that there are five 60 Guns Ships build-� ing at Brett. That one Man of War, (a Black Ship) * call'd the Mercurius, and two Privateers, one of 20 * Guns, Six Pounders; and one of 34 Guns, Twelve ' Pounders, Cruizes about Scilly, and the Land's-End. * And that about three Weeks ago he faw 52 Sail of Mer- * chantmen, bound to Bourdeaux, Nantz and Rochel, with * two Men of War, come to an Anchor near Brett.* The Ships lately taken up for Cape Breten, to carry Troops, Stores, &c. are fallen down to the Nore, and will fail the firft Opportunity. By feveral Veffels arrived at Dover on Thurfday Morn, ing, from Pluming, there is Advice that a great Firing of Bombs and Canson was heard from Nieuport ; by ti* nlain that that Place is hefieor d hv rhp Fr*�nrh _Thp I w t a- . J � . *l n li- r jc� ' �"*/��/����� Torhiii-fields Bridewell, by Sir Thomas De Veil, for being concern'd in a Murder committed by one Pitts upon his Wife, for further Examination, the faid thre* Women being prefent when the Murder wascommitted.and letting the Murderer efcape, knowing him to be fo. The Mufical Entertainments at RUCKHOLT-HOUSBr will be difcontinued until Monday the 2d of September } atwhichTime, there will be feveral new favourite Songs by Mr. LOWE.--The Doors free on Monday next, as on other Days.-Plenty of Carp, Perch, &c. High Water this Day at London-Bridge at 59 Minutes after 8. Admiralty-Office, Auguft 17, 1745. JET HERE AS notwithjl anting the repeated Ad- monitions and DireSions of the Lords Commifjioners of the Admiralty, for the more fpeedy holding the Courts Martial to enquire into the Conduit and Behaviour of feveral . Commanders and Officers of his Majefty1's Fleet, in the late Engagement near Toulon, the fame has not hitherto been effected, vjhich has been in a great Meafure owing to the Number and Diftance of the Witneffes to be examined previous ttt fuch Trials, as well as to the Variety and Extent of the Materials neceffary for the feveral Charges, fome of which have been but lately exhibited. Their Lord/hips thinking it abfolutely neceffary to forward /-Jit...--; -� �� tvl- - - Bank-Stock 1 half. South 143 a 1 half. India Ditto 175 a 176 a Sea Stock 103 1 half a 5 8ths. Ditto Old Annuities 108 3 4ths a 109. Ditto New 107 1 8ch a 3 ths a 1 4th. Three per Cent. Annuiitie3 87 1 half a 88. Ditto 1742, 87 a 1 half a 88. Ditto 1743 and 1744, 87 1 half a 8b. Ditto 1745, 87 1 half a 88. Million Bank 115. Equivalent 110 1 half. Royal Affu-rance 82 1 half. London AlTurance 11 1 8th. Englifh Copper 5 1. Seven per Cent. Emperor's Loan no Price. Five per Cent. Ditto no Price. Bank Circulation c 1. 5 s. India Bonds 11 s. a i6s. a 143. Piem. Three and a half Salt Tallies 5 3 4ths Diic. Three and a half per Cent. Exchequer Orders no Price. Three per Cent. Ditto no Price. Lottery Tickets 101. 14 s. 6 d. P;em. Life Annuities 13 7 8ths a 14 Years Purchafe._ "G^cTDWITN'sTTE l d s. AT the NEW WELLS, the Bottom ��. Lemon-ftreet, Goodman'Fields, this Evening, wiU be feveral Performances, vix. jte The Gardntrt Dance (after the Manner of the Faufans) by Mr, Shawford, Madem. Duval, Monf. Hendrick, Mrs. Pritchard, Mr. Chettle, Mifs Shawford, Mr. Baker, and Mrs. Dominique, Mr. and Mrs. Cufhing. Alfo, The Morris Dancers, or The Merry Milk Maids. Rope-Dancing by Monf. Headricfc, Mafter Jo/eph, and othera. Singing by Mr. Cunningham, and Mr. Afpey. Ladder-Dancing by Mr. Hendrick j and Tumbling by Mr. Hendrick, Mafter Jofeph, Mafter Morgan, &c. To which will be added a new Entertainment, call'd HARLEQUIN a DESERTER; Or, 'The Camp of Love. To Conclude with an Exaft Reprefentation of the Sterming, Cannonading, Bombarding, and Taking FORT LOUISBOURG, With the Landing Commodore WARREN ; and will in Honour of that great Exploit, Exhibit feveral Curious FIRE-WORKS, which has given great Satisfaction to all that hare honour'd him with their'Company. Note, The Scenes, Machines, Mufick, and Cloaths, are all entirely New, and not borrow'd from any other Entertainments. Every One will be admitted for a Pint of Wine or Punch as ujfual. To begin every Evening at^Five o*Clock.__ Spring-Gardens, Vauxhall. nrHE Entertainments of this Place^ will Me. �* continuedfome time longer ; His Majefty's happy Arrival being hourly expefied, on which joyful Occafion a new Ode will be performed, fet to Mufic by Mr. ARNE. Parties concerned, both as Evidences and Principals, until the Matters depending are determined, do hereby declare that the faid Courts Martial are fixed for the firft ofOilober next ; and do diretl all Perfons concerned to prepare and hold themfelves in Readinefs to attend upon that Day, at fuch Place as Jhall be appointedfor the faid trials. And furthermore, it is their Lordfhips exprefs Command and Direcliont that all Witneffes do pay immediate Obedience to fuch'Sum-mons, as they Jhall from Time to Time receive, in Order to their Examinations, as they will anfwer the contrary at their Peril. Tho. Corbett. W E S T L E Y, Mayor. Tuefday the 10th Day of July, 1744 ; and in the Eighteenth Year of the Reign of King George the Second, of Great-Britain, &c. ^TH IS Court doth r-efolve, that in cafe any * Perfan or Perfns whatfoeverK fhall prefume contrary to Law, to A�l, Reprefent, or Perform any Interlude, Tragedy, Comely, Opera, Play, Farce^or any other Entertainment of the Stage, in or about Weft-Sm'itbfteld, during the of Barthokmsw-Fair, or in Southwark, during the Time of that Fair ; or at any other Time or Times, or jn any ether Place vjitbin this City or Liberties ther' f fuch Offender or Offz-ders, Jhall bepr^ojkeuted with the utmoft Seventy 'f the Ldnu. , M A N. For SALE by the C A N D L 'f�y At GARRAWAY's Coffee-h'oufe in Exchange-Alley, On Tbwfday next, at Ten o'clock in the Forenoon, THE "CARGOE of the TALANTE J Prize from Martinico, taken by his Majefty'3 Ship the 5^- ^ pbire, the Hon. Augujlus Ktpfel, Efq; Commander, Cocliftiag of 298 Hogfheads 4 Barrels 56 Hoglheads 152 Barrels > of Coffee. About 20 Hundred of Cotton I of Sugar. ^ of 1 �6 GmUti 1 flaunt 1. 440 Pricks of Tobacco, more or lefs, The laid Goods to be feen from Monday next to the Time of 5�ht n Wycherley't Yard, Thames-flreet. Catalogues to be had at the Place of Sale, and of Abraham Lestourgeon, Broker. At COX and COLLING's Officb, Under the Royal-Exchange, STATE-LOTTERY TICKETS, annuities on LIVES for any Sum ; and all other Kinds of GOVERNMENT SECURITIES, are Bought and Sold. Alfo Chances fold, and Tickets and Chances divided into Halves, Quarters, Eighths, and Sixteenths. Tickets Regifter'd, and, during the Time of Drawing, Examined, and Daily Infured from Blanks. On Tuefday next will be puhlifked? {Price Six-pence,) An ADDRESS to that Honeft Part of the Nation, call'd The Lower Serf of People, on the Subject of Popery and the Pretender, Printed for c. Corbett, at Addifon's Head in Fleet-ftreet ; and fold by Mefii. Nutt, Cooke, and Kingman, at the Royal-Exchange; Mrs. Dodd without Temple Bar j Mr. Amey at Chariag-Crofs; Mr, Toiliffe at St. James's j Mr. Chapelle in Grofvenor-ftreet j and at the Boek Warehoule m Un�� Wllfl-flreei.- This Day is publtfhed. Number VIIf. of the Sixth Volume, of THE HARLEIAN MISCELLANY: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and Entertaining Pamphlets and Tracls, as well in Manufcript as in Print, found in the late Earl of OXFORD'S Library. CONTAINING, I. England's Calamities difcovered: With the proper Remedy ta reftore her ancient Grandeur aad Policy. Humbly prefented by fame* Whifton. II. Labour in Vain: Or, what fignifies Little or Nothing ? viz. 1. The Poor Man's Petitioning at Court, a. Expectation of Benefit from a covetous Man in his Life-time. 3. The Marriage of an Old Man to a Young Woman. 4. Endeavours to regulate MensManners by Preaching or Writing. 5. Being a Jacobite. 6. Confining an In-folvent Debtor. 7. Promife of Secrecy ia a Confpiracy. 8. An Enquiry after a Place. III. A View of the Court of St. Germain, from the Year 1690 to 95. With an Account of the Entertainment Proteftants meet with there. Dire&ed to the Malecontent Proteftants of England. Printod far T. Qfborne, ia Gray'i-Ian } and J. Robin/on in Lud-gate-Street. Note, This Work will be completed in eight Volumes, and concluded at Lady-Day next j and therefore it is defir'd, that thofe Gentlemen who have not completed their Sets, will do it before Lady-Day ; after which Time there will be no fingle Number or Volume* tn be ^ifoofed of. And thofe Gentlemen who have not already takea in this Work, and intend to have them, ate delired Id di> 1! IpeWilJ, for there are not feventy Sets left of One Thoufand of which this Im-preflion cenfifted. ADVERTISEMENTS vc taken in for this Paper, at Lloyd's Cqffee-House, in Lamterd-ftrt-ec. J I. 0 ;