General Advertiser (Newspaper) - December 12, 1845, London, Middlesex
The General Advertifer. Numb. 3478. THURSDAY, Dec em ber 12, 174.5. co o Deal^ December 10. H E Men of War remain, as in my laft. Arrived his Majefty's Sloop Badger, from a Cruize. Wind S.E. Grave find, Dec. lo. Pals'd by William, Bull, from Stockholm; and the Charity, Alders, from Bre-men. P/^mauth, Dec. 8, Came in the ______ Three Sillers, Appleby, of and for London, for St. Ubes; who faw, on the 14th of November, off tfie Port of Lifbon, an Englifh Fleet of 16 or 18 Sail, with a Man of War of 50 Guns, which he is certain are got fafe into that Port.-On the zqthj he faw a French Man of War, of about ijo Guns, which gave hjm Chace a whole Day ; but he failing well, and Night coming on, and the Wind fhift ng, he lo^l fight of the Man of War. Came in his Majatty's Ships the Prince Frederick, and Maidftone, from a Cruize, Dartmvuth, Dec. 8, This Day came in here the Chaim-ing Molly Tranfport of London, from St. Maloes, with 188 Prifoners of War from thence. Wind E.N.E. LONDON. Letter.from Chejlerfieli in Derbyjhire, Dec.g. * The Main Body of the Highlanders got inta Derby on * the 4th Jnltant fhe next Morning at 8 o'Clock the * Horfes were ordered to the Baggage Carts, and every * thing feem'd ready for a march; the Horfes continued * fo until 4 in the Afternoon, without moving, which * made us Conjecture, that they knew not which way' to ' move; at 5 that Evening they ordered the Rxcife to be * paid them ; v^'hich, with other Money colle(5led, they ' got there above 4000 1. On the 6th about 11 o'clock * tney march'd back for Afhburn, where they got that * Night ; and on the 7th, by ^ in the Morning the Van of their Army took Leek Road,-They took all the Horfes, Arms and Money they could meet with, and at Aftiburn Ihot a Farmer dead on the Place, for refu-fmg them his Horfe ; the Common Fellows, Women * and Boys plander'd mod of the Villages they march'd ' through. Their ArmoUv is a Mulket, Sword, Dirk, arid * Piftols, and each a Spring Knife, fome of 22 Inches * long. He who they call'd the Prince, lodg'd at the Earl * of Exeter's Houfe in Derby. At their coming to Derby * they had no more than 42 Carts, 13 of which had one * fmall Gannon, and one with a Mortar, alfo a Chariot * with two Ladies; but at their return to Afhbum they had above 60 Carts.' Extraii of a Letter from Mansfield^ Dec. 9. * The Rebels all went out of Leek this Morning, and ' marched with great Precipitation towards Macclesfield. * They plunde.'d Leek of almoft every Thing Valuable, * and us'd many People very ill, .particularly Old Mr. ' Lockett, whom they tied Neck and Heels, becaufe, he * would not difcover where his Son was, who by his Di-' ligence had given them great Offence.' Exfrad of a .Letter from Stafferd, Dec. 9. * I believe by this Time the Rebels arc got into Lanca-fhire. Jalt now came in the Lord Cobham's, Liaite-nant General Legonier's, and the Duke of Kingfton's Light Horfe ; and into Utoxeter, Lord Mark Kerr's, and Bland's Regiments of Horfe.-On. Saturday lall a BarrJfter at Law was taken into Cuftody at Rjeadford, ^bout a Mile/rom this Place j and we hear, that great Difcov^eries have been made by his Confeffion, and the Papers found upon him.' We hear that in filling up the Trenches before Carlifle* more than 26 dead Bodies of the Rebels were'difcovered, which they left unburied at the Time of the Siege ; and 'tis alfo (aid, that near 200 of the Rebels had been killed before that Place, in i thick Fog ; the Town's People having heard the Bagpipes flaying at a fmal! Difiince,' to which they direfted their Giins, and the Rebels not having dlfcovered their Neamefs to the Town, till they felt the Heat of their Fire, We have certain Accounts by a Gentleman from Brampton, that upwards of 500 Highlanders, Deferters from the Pretender's Army, have palTed by Carlifle, fmcc the Main Body of the Rebels left that Town, in their Way to Scotland. Yefterday came Advice, that the Exeter Privateer, Capt. Pennell, is taken by the Bellona Privateer, belonging to St. Maloes. The John, Hunter, of Newcaftle, bound to London with Plank,'is taken by a French Dogger Privateer, of 10 Carriage and i z Swivel Guns, and 113 Men, off Flam-borough-Head, and carried into Boloign. On Friday laft wjien the Alarm was fpread throughout the City, that the Rebekhad flipt the the Duke's Army, ^nd were marching for LtJndon, a Party of the Volunteer Merchants from Leatherfellers Hall waited on Sir William Yonge, and General Folliot, and enter'd as Volunteers in the Firft Regiment of Foot-Guards, and gave ia their ref-peftive Names and Places of Abode, in order to march upon the firft Summons, As we think this Proceeding highly advantageous to the Charafters of the Gentlemen concerned, ana may poffibly be the Means of fpinting 0-thers to the fame Emulation, ftiould the Danger return, we hope it will not be taken amifs if we give their Names to the Publick. Henry Raper, Charles Cutts, George Stainforth, Edward Moore, Samuel Chitty, Hugh Norri.'-, William Pate, James Rivington, Hollis Edwards, Robert Lee, Thomas Wodhoufe, Edward Cited, Thomas Ewer, Boughay Skey, William Ewer, Mofes de Paiba, Thomas Alaundrell, Mat. Blaquiere, William Alexander. Jacob Applebee, Thomas Jacomb, John Coverly, jun. William Chamberlin, Paul Gauffen, Burrows Smith, Nath. Chauncy, James Theobald, jun. John Thomas, WiUiam Snell, jun. Charles Dingley, Henry Aicraft, Philip Chauncey. It is repotted that a Camp will fpeedily be form'd on Black Heath, confiiiing of four Regiments of Foot and two of Horfe, with a Train of Artillery. We hear a Loan is opened at the Exchequer on the Land Tax, at 4 per Cent, upon which the Sum of400,000!. has already been fubfcribed ; and it is not doubted but the Zeal which has been otherwife fhewn for his Majefty's Per-foii and Government will be continued on this Occafion, in fupporting his Majefty with Money, to defeat the De-figns of the Enemiep of our happy Conftitution. This Day comes on the Eleftion of a Mufter-mafter General of this City. Yefterday was held a Court of Admiralty at Doctors-Commons when the Le �Paix and Venus, both taken by the Hazard and Fox Man of War, were condemn'd as legal Prizes. Yefterday Morning died at his Heufe in Lemon-Street Goodmans-Fields, Mr. Shaw an eminent Attorney reputed Rich. Tuefday laft the Commiffioners of tlie Navy appointed Mr. Read, keeper of Stores at his Majefty's Vidtwalling, Oihcc at Deptford, a Place of confiderable Profit. SCOTLAND. Edlnhur.ghy Dec. 5. The following is handed about as an Authentick Lift of the Forces in the NoHh ; and tho' we cannot warrant its Authority, yet we may venture to fay, there is very high Probability of its Exactnefs. Liji of Forces under the Earl of Loudon. Mac'Leods, under young Mac'Leod, 450 Grants,- under Rothemurcus, 120 Monroes, under Culcairn 200 Sutherlands, 200 MacKenzies, ,250 Guns, under their Chief Mac Gemifti, 120 Lord Loudon's Regiment, 500 1840 Lif of the Repels under Lord Strathallan. Mac Kenzies, under the Earl of Cromerty, 300 Mac Intofhes, , 300 Forquharfons, with "a few of the Clan Guns, 120 Fralers, under Frafer of Fiars, 400 French at Aberdeen, Peterhead, Montrofe, 500 Under Lord Lewis Gordon, 250 1876 N. B, Lord John Drummond commands in Chief. His Artillery confifts of 15 Pieces of Cannon, and fome Field Pieces. As to the Frafers, the Lord Lovat has commanded them to diftjand, but we know not the Particulars. By a Letter from Stirling, dated December 4th, we are told, that the Highlanders, together with the French, are upwards of 3000 j th'at on the 3d they made a Feint 10-towards Dundee, but their real Intention feeras to be, to march and attack the Caflle there j the Commanders are prepared, and have lodged Mines under the Arches of the Bridge, and all other Precautions are taken,- The Gen- 2; tiemen of the, Shire are aflbciating in Defence of the Government.- The Rebels have taken out all the Guns of the Hazard Sloop, which, with others they have got from France, are to be ufed on this Expedition. Copy of a Letter from a Gentleman of undoubted Credit in Jngiii Shire, ta his Ft tend in this City. SIR, AS your Friends here heartily fympathized with the q City of Edinburgh and the Country around, during j, the unhappy Time the Highlanders were with you; the ^ many Robberies, Oppreflions, and numberlefs Hardfliips, to which you were then fubjefted, fili'd us with equal Con- 0> cern for your diftrefled Situation, and Indignation at your *^ Oppreftbrs, we expeft the like Sympathy, when now reduced to the fame Melancholy Circuraftances, by this fe-cond gathering from the North. Perth, Dundee, and the Country around, are one Scene of Horror and Oppreflion, Robberies are parpetual, and many of them in open Day, in the publick Streets, in the Sight of all Men, and of their own Officers ; Multitudes in the Town are obliged to leave their Bufmefs and theif Families, by which the Diftrefs tho' not fo vifible, is yec excev^ding great. They ha\'e ifallen now to Houfe-Break-ing too, which puts us into the moft dreadful Apprehen-fions of the worft. In Strathmore they have attacked many of the Clergy, and robbed them, with great Infults, of confiderable Sums; the whole Parifhes in Angus are dif-trcfs'd by prefling Men, or which they love better, a Com-pofition in Money, that falls heavy upon the Poor Tenants j they have invented a new and unheurd of Demand on the Gentlemen, cefling them feme two Hutidred, fome one Hundred, fome Fifty Pounds Sterling, and he is a great Favourite who efcapcs. It is intended to raife a Hundred Pound each from ffteen Merchants in Dundee, who 'tis believed muft forfake their Families, whiift the Rebels are there in Power, if they would Ihun this Tax, which we doubt greatly will not do, for this new Army are very hungry and rapa^cious, - - - > In S*li!^^ejoicing ai Dundee, for a French Landirig at Montrofe, it was, by Authority, proclaim'd, that every Houfe fhould teftify their Joy by illuminating their Windows, or be fubjeft to a F'ine of Twenty Pounds Scot, a notable Way of pointing out to the Highland Executioners the Families who would not rejoice on this happy Event. The Prefbyteiian Minifters, it feems, could not, on that Occafion, temporize with them : The Effeft was like to be unhappy; their Windows are broke, in� 'if^erableSft)nes thrown violently into one of their Hou-fes, and at laft they fired ftiarp Shot, The Family had retired into the moft diflant Part of the Houfe, and violent Attempts were made to break in. No Man could have aniwered for the Confequences, if fome Neighbours had not come by a Back door, and begged the Family to efcape with them. The aged Minifter, remarkable for Calmnefs, confcious of being in the Way of his Duty, and having been long ufed, under the happy Revolution Government, to think this Houfe was his Sanftuary, would not move; at laft, it is faid, he v.Tote to one of their principal People, his Acquaintance, who was gra-cioufly pleafed, after much Intreaty, to command them off. In fhort, our Cafe grows wqrfe and worfe, and almpft intollerable : The Inltances of Cruel OpprefTion are fo multiplied, that People grow weary of complaining, or of even repeating the Particulars, the leaft of wiwch, under King George's Government, and by his Soldiers, would fill City and Country with Noife for many jPays ; ,,^d if. a�J�d-is not -foon' par to thtffe'Uff^lfes, the Calamity, thro' Lofs of Trade, of Money and Credit, thro* Infults, fcattering of Families, Robbery, Bloodflied, and no-body knows >vhat Demands, will ruin us altogether. Make thefe Things as publick z& you pleafe : The Fads are true; and the publilhing of them may tend to ftir up ail forts of Men to exert themfelves to the utmoft, in ftopping this unjuft and unhappy Rebellion, raifed and fupported by the Enemies of jVIankind, who, by thefe Beginnings, are Ihcwing how proper Inftruments they would be to fulfil the unhallowed Will of an arbitrary, pcrfecuting, and bloody Government. I am, &c. We are certainly inform'd from Ormifton in Eaft Lothian, that the Inhabitants of that Paiifh to the Number of 160, entered into a Voluntary AfTociation far joining with this Country, or any other well affeded to ow prefent happy ;Eftabliftiment, in Oppofition to the Rebels, upon Notice given by the Commander of his Majefty Forces in this Part of the Country, or any having Directions from, him. CO o ADy^RTISEMENTS a^e taken in for this Paper, at Lli^vd's Cqffee-House, in Lombard-Street. No Wooden Shoes. No Arbitrary Power.