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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - August 31, 1845, London, Middlesex N 0MB.' 3368. SAT U R DAY, August 31, 1745- Ve*l> Auguft 29. [AIL'D his Majefty's Ships Mary Gaily, on a Cruize; and the Mermaid, Baftky, for Newfoundland. Cape down Prince Edward, Daw fori, for Leghorn j and remain with his Majefty's Ships Royal George, Admiral Vernon ; the St. George, Prince George, Duke, Sandwich, Dover, Gloucefter, the iEtna and Scipio Firefoips, the Dutch Mea of War, and the Out-ward-bound. Wind E.N.E. Grave/end, Auguft 30. Pafs'd by Pretty Nancy, Meredith, from Virginia ; Union, Hobby, from Guernfey ; the Page Sloop, Collins; Nottingham, Harris; James, Depfon ; Adventure, Chapman } the Wallgrave, Spencer; Hefter, Stephens; Thomas and Hannah, Skelton j Hope, -; Sarah and Margaret, Spencer ; and Henry, Miller, from Oftend. The Elizabeth, Sword, from St. Kitts, is arrived at Cork. LONDON. Ext rati of a Letter from Capt, Gait, Commander of tht Spy Privateer, in Tori ay, Auguft 27. * After a vaft deal of bluliering Weather, and Wcfterjy * Winds, we got off the Wight, and took our Departure * on Saturday Night laft ; on Sunday Morning, the 25th ' Inftant, at 4 o'Clock fell in with Cape L3 Hogue, and * about 5 v>e fpied four Sail to the Weliward, to whom we * gave Chace, two held in Clofe to the Land, and the � other two, which were large Ships, when they obferved * us ftand for them, bore down upon us, and between 6 and � 7 o'Clock the Engagement began, which was very (harp * and brifk for three Houis or thercibout?, they plyed us * fo warmly, and bore us fo in fhore, that we had fome * Difficulty to get ourfelves difengaged from the Shore, * however we extricated ourfelves in the handfomeit man-� ner we could, and they thought fit to fheer off, which  � we thought was very happy, as our Rigg;ng was moft * miferably mattered, efpecially the Warren, whofe Wheel � � was tore to Pieces by one of her own Guns, and her * Topfail-Ties being mot away, her Yards came down, fo * that fhe could not keep in a proper Situation. We refitted � as expeditioufly as the Time would poflibly admit. The ' Enemy made a Feint to bear down upon us, but finding ' we were ready to give them a fuitable Reception, they ' hawl'd their Wind, and made for the Main. 'It is is my Opinion they are two French Frigates, juft * come out of Port, and Sifters to the Bofcawen Privateer, * and I would have acquainted Capt. Bogie what [ thought � of them before the Adlion began, if I could have-come � up to him in Time ; but he was too far a head of me, ' and fo little Wind that I could not fpeak with him ; and � after the Engagement began they kept fuch a continual * Fire of their Small Arms, that we were forc'd to ufe our * utmoit Endeavours to clear ourfelves of the Shore, which � they certainly intended to run us on. We drew up in a � Line, but they foon broke us: Their Metal were Nine * Pounders. ' I am heartily forry to give you the melancholly News * of Capt. Bogie's Death; about the middle of the Action * he was (hot in the Shoulder by a Mufket Ball, and as * they carried him down to be dreft, a fhot took him in * the Head, and killed him. I have one Man killed and * four wounded.-Our Men behaved as well as could be � expefted from fuch as had not been feafon'd with this- ' fort of Work. The Action being very warm we ex-' pended a confiderable Quantity of Powder, as we were � obliged to fire inceflantly, to prevent their boarding of * us, and to get clear of the Land.' On the 25th Inftant the Cruizer Privateer, Capt. John Sutherland ; the St. George, Capt. Richard Medcrofti and the Fox Privateer, Capt. Richard Caftle j fell in with the Revenge Privateer of 10 Carriage Guns, and 90 Men, which they took without any Refinance, and fent her into Plymouth under Convoy of the Fox. This Privateer was built at St. Malo about 12 Months fince, and has taken 17 Sail of Veffels in the Channel; fhe was efteem'd the beft failing Privateer the French ever fitted out. Some Letters yefterday from Edinburgh mention, that they had not received at that City any Letters from Locha-ber for thirteen Days, the Reafon of which they concluded was owing to the Commotions in that Place. Yefterday the Prince Edward Man of War was launch'd from Mr. Bird's Dock at Rotherhith. Thurfday laft was married at St. Leonard, Shoreditch, Mr. Lowe, a wealthy Silk-Merchant in Spital-Fields, to Mifs Felicia Motte of Mile-End, a fine yeung Lady, with a Fortune of 60001. A few Days ago Mr. Thomas Farnborough Barber of Gracechurch-ftreet, a Wholefale Linnen-Draper, was married to Mifs Sukey Rufled of Weathersfield in Suffolk, a young Lady of fine Accomplifhments, and a Fortune of 2500 I. in her own Hands. Yefterday Morning died, after a tedious Illnefs at Tooting in Surry, -- Man waring, Efq; a Gentleman aged 78, poffefs'd of a confiderable filiate, and in the Commiffion of Peace for the County of Suffex. Yefterday Morning the Corpfe of Mrs. Elizabeth Houb-ion, Daughter of the late Sir John Houblodj^was privately interr'd in St.Chriftopher's Cnurch, Threadjteedle-ltreet, in the Burial Place of the Family, purfuant to* hejr Pelire. We hear that the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lahe, will be v open'd on Saturday next, with the Tragedy of Othello, \ fdoor of, Venice. Yefterday Mr. Walter was unanimoufly chofen Upper Jeadle to the Mercers Company, in the Room of Mr. Clark, deceafed. At the fame Time came on the Choice of an Under Beaile to the faid Company j the Candidates were Mr. Lock and Mr. Threlkeld, when the latter was chofen by a Majority of 8. Letter from Glouce/fer, dated Auguft 24. * Yefterday as I paffed by a Place called Norton, about f three Miles from this City, I was an Eye-Witnefs to a ' very melancholly Accident; there was a new-built Brick ' Barn, belonging to one Farmer Mann, that had been  juft fijled with new reaped Com, and a loaded Waggon ' th*at was left in it but the Night before, was all on Fire ; * and tho' there was Plenty of Water at Hand, the Flames ' broke out with fuch Violence, that all Endeavours to ex-S. TION in 1688, to the Acceffion of King GEORGE II. By N. T I N D A L, M A. ReSor of Alverftoke in Hampjhire, and Chaplain to the Royal Hofpital at Greenwich. Printed for John and Paul Knapton, at the Crown in Ludgate-ftreet. Where may be had .the preceding Numbers ftitch'd, or the Third Volume fewed up in Pa ft c boards. Alfo, Mi. Rapin's Hiftory of England. Tranflated by N. Tindal, M.A. The 3d Edition. In two Volumes, Folio. Illuftrated with the Heads, - and Monuments of the Kings, and other Copper-plates. Price 2 U 12 s. 6 d. in Sheets, or 31. bound. %* Mr. Tindal's Continuation is printed in Octavo, far the Accommodation of thofe who have Mr. Rapin's Hiftory, in that Size. ADVERTISEMENTS are Caken in for this Paper, at Lloyd's Coffee-House, in Lombard-ftreet, ;