General Advertiser (Newspaper) - December 3, 1846, London, Middlesex
ZW/, November 28. AME down the Britannia, Major; and the Sea Nymph, Bray, for Portsmouth ; and the Supply Hoy, Tizard '; and remain with the Men of War, and Merchant Ships, as in my laft. Wind w.s.w, Gravtfeni, Dec. I. Pafs'd by Lady Elizabeth, Barnes, from Amilcrdatn. The Prince of Wales, Boutiler ; and the Tartar Pink' Thurman, from Newfoundland, are both arrived at Leghorn. The Dolphin, Watfon, frona Riga, for Portfmouth. The Lady Eliza, Barnes, From Amfterdam, at Leoiloff. Yefterday arrived the Mail from Holland. LJion, Ncnr. 4. To look upon the State of Affairs here at prefent, a Man might very well fay, that Lifbon was become the Seat of a Kind of Congrefs, where Capital Negotiations are carrying on.. He might add, that it is at the fame Time one of the moft inapajtial Places in Europe, it being a conftant Maxim with the King, that he will not meddle with thefe lkigious Affairs, which have kindled the prefent War, but ftiil keep up, with all the principal. Powers, the neceffary Treaties for fecuring the Commerce and Navigation of his Subjects. As to the Foreign Mi-nifters here, we know tnere are Vifits between them, and that is all we can tell certainly of the Matter. The Servant which M. Caftres feat away 3 Fortnight ago, came back Yefterday, and has brought feveral Let ers to that Conful, fome of which, we hear, are written from Cadiz ; but of their Contents the Publick has not yet been mform'd. From the General Quarters at Nice, N;v. 18. Count Brown being arrived here tn'the 13th, had on the 13th, a Conference with the King, 'in which he communicatcd^io his Majefty the Plan that'had been refolved on in the Inva-fion of Provence, and according to which, the Army will pafstbe Varo in fix Columns, the firft of which will advance by the Way of Upper Provence, while the reft march towards Antibes.- Trie 14th General Brown went to reconnoitre the Banks of the Varo, from our Lady de Lfches to Faliicon and Afpremoht. The 1 5th, upon Ad-vice, that the French were retired into the.Heart of Provence, and that the Spaniards were about A'ix, 6 Companies of Grenadiers, Aultrjans and Piedmontefe, were lent over the Varo : The 16th we fent over 6 Companies n\ore, and'7 on the 17th. Part of thefe Troops forded the River, and the reit got over in Boat^ They are en-trench'd upon the Right of the Varo, where they are to cover the Workmen' while they throw over the Bridges. ' Brujfeh, Dec. The lit InLtant, a'Courier pafs'd thro' this City for BreJa, polling with all Diligence for Verifies, and chaiged with Difpatches from the Marquis de Puyfieux'. We are affured, that the Return of this Courier is ta decide the Succefs of the Conferences of Pacification. General Trip?, who continues at Tongres, has forbid fome neighbouring Abbies, and the Inhabitants four Leagues round, to furnifh any Forage to the French Troops, or fend any to thtir Magazines, under Pain of Pu-nifoment by Fire or Sword. We continue, however, to eihblifh. new Magazines at Louvain, and in the Places near it. According to the Advicrs from Liege, a rich jew has taken upon him to provide for the Subfiftance of the Auf-trian Troops, in their Winter-Quarters ; but upon Condition that he fnall be paid for them Monthly que of, the Cheft which contains the Subsidies of Great-Britain.' Several Perfops, arrived from Maeflricht and the" neighbouring Places, report, that all the neceflary Difpofitions are making there to feoure th^ Place from any Iuftalt, and have ready to throw into it, in cafe of Neceffity, a Succour of 8 or 9000 MenK partly from the Dutchy of Limburgh, and partly from the Neighbourhood of Rureraonde. Biit ,no Difpofitions are, yet tnaklng, either in Flanders or Br;.r bant, that indicate a. Winter Carnptign ; and. the Return of M. Saxe, whidi was given out as a Thing jull at Hand, appears bow to be deferr'd fomewhat longer. The Marquis de Firmacon let-out Yefterday to go and, reftde at Natnur, where he is to continue the' Winter tinker Count Lowertdahli Who commands there. The Duke de BouteviUe, Commandant in BruffeJs, has caufed feveral Perbns to be taker! up, on Suijpkion of their holding a Cor refponde nee with the Enemy. M. More3U,de bech�rres is fpeedily expected kfitck here, and we talk, of an Ordon-r.ance, which i- to appear after his Arrival, requiring alL the Lords and other Perfions, who.are in the Service of the Houfeof A^%"a^an4.f$^& Eftar.es ,l�w-Co�i�tri^ to. retard wi'trunj a IijpiUey Fortunatus Wright, having been-cruizing in the Levant inwards of three Months, in which Time he has taken 16 French Vefkls; twa of thein, feeing Ships of about 200 Tons epch, fee "brought with him hither, though in Ballaft i the- QtWs fce-fent to Leghorn, whit-her he p*o> pofes to follow them with the above two as foon as tfie Weather permits. ^The largeft of thefe two Ships was fitted out by.fome of our Captain, I mull obfervc, that during the whole En- Sagcment he behav'd with great Courage and Kefolu-on, and at the fame time gave his Orders v,.th fuch calm and unfhaken Temper of Mind, as m.-.it every Man of us do our Duty without the leall Hurry or Con-fufion. The Prize proves to be a French Man of War, of 24 Guns and 200 Men. She did us very little Mif-chief, befides wounding our Lieutenant in the Hand, and ' two of our Men flightly. Letters from Bofton in New-England, dated the begin" ning of laft Month, affure us, that as foon as the People heard that Duke d'Anville was on their Coafts, feveral thoufaads of them came down voluntarily, many Miles to fight the French.-- // feems thefe North American* ixhen their Country is Invaded, da not think it ah/olutely ne-cejfary to 'wait for Orders ta defend it. The Exchange, Godwyn, from London for Belfaft, was fore'd aihore on Monday Morning laft near Portfmouth ; but 'tis hoped Part of her Cargbe wi[J be faved, as alfo the Snip. . ..The Rowicy Frigate, Tobin, from London to Gibraltar, with Cloathing and Recruits, was fore'd afliore, and 40 of the People drown'd. The John and Thomas, Potts, from Stockholm to Lynn, is taken off Foulnefs by a French Privateer. We hear that Articles of Impeachment will be exhibited in a Day,or two againftthe Lord Loyat, who is now confined in the Tower for High Treafon; and that he will fpeedily be tried for the fame on the Scaffolding in Wefl-minfter-hall. Yefterday Henry Pye, Efq; took the Oaths and his Seat in the Hon. Houie of Commons as Koighc of the Shire for the County of Berks, in the room of Winchcomb Howard Packer, Efq; deceafed. The Hon. William Craven, Efq; is elecled Knight of the Shire for the County of Warwick, in the room of the Hon . Edward Digfry, Efq; deceafed'.' We hear, that his Majefty's Juftices of jhe Peace for \t City" ahd"XiDe"Fiy cT^eltminlTer; "have iffued out a Warrant, for apprehending a certain noted Orator; and that he has abfeendecf. To-morrow the Right Hon. the Lord Chancellor w'll hold the Firtt General Seal at Lincoln's-lnn Hill, alter Michaelmas Term. The Hon. Mj. Herbert, ^vho was fo dangeroufiy wounded in the Head in. a D^el he lately fought, is 19 well recovered, that hit is out of all manner of Danger. Field Marfh-l General Wade, lies very dangcroafly ill' at his Houfe in Burlington Gardens. Yeftrrday Nuaabex $,$'i6 was drawa a Prize of 500 1. 35,343, 5,&fi, 47>120� 43�*8-z� ^d *5*�9� of 100 1. each. A I> V ERTIS F M Y, N T S are taken in tor this Paper, ~' Lloyd's Cofffi-Hovss, in Lombard-Strret ,W ED N E S DAY, De-cem be* (1746.