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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - December 16, 1845, London, Middlesex M O N D A Y, Decem b er i6, 1745. CO Deal J December iJ^. JAIL'D this Morning jthe Datct Ad-, miral, and the Goorjp,Man. of .War, to the Northward. Remain his: Majefty's Ships Norwich, Admiral Vernon} the Pool, Ruby, Saplurpj. Badger and Hornet Sloops. .Arrived the Dover Privateers, with, two French Tranfports. .Win4.J.,E^ ________ Dea/.Dec. 14. Remain hi? Majefty's Ships as' in my laft. Wind S.S.E. blQws'h|p.  0 The Levant, Carteret, from Smyrna, is arrived at Spithcad. LONDON. From the London Gazette. Leghorn, Nov. 29. Laft Week Capt. Townlhend came in here, with feveral of his Majefty's Ships and Bomb Vef-fels under his Command, from Baftia, to take in Proviftons and Stores, which' they were' in Want of. We learn'd by them, the Town had greatly fiiffered by the Fire from the Men of War, and the Number of Shells the Bomb Veflels threw into it,which had deftroy'd many Houfes, dnd had fet the Town on Fire in three or four Places f which iiad fuch an ESe&, that three Days ago we received Advice from thence, by one of the Chiefs of the Corficans, (who came onPurpofe from Baftia, to bring Capt. Townf-c^d an Account of it) that the Garrifon had put them in Poffeffion of tliat Capital. Marquis Man, who was the Governor, with a Lieutenant-Colonel, Major, and about 1 jo Soldiers for his Efcor^e, found Means to make their . Elcape the .Night before the Place furrendered, which was on the 2ift Inltant. The reft of the Garrifon were made Pfifonersof War. M. Mari is gone t:> Calvi, which it is faid, will be invcfted, as foon as ever his Majefty^s "Ships get upon the Coaft.again ; which Captain Townfbend is  endeavouring to do with the utmoft: Difpatch. His Ma-ET" jelly's Ships have fome of them fufFercd in their Rigging, ^ without any other Damage, or the Lofs of one Man. 0 � Macclesfield, Du. 11. Late laft Night his Royal High-nefs the Duke of Cumberland arrived here with two Regiments of Dragoons, having marched from Litchiield hither in two Days, through terrible Roads; The, thoufand Foot were within an Hour''s March of that Place, and the Duke of Richmond was expefted there that Evening, with the Remainder of the Cavalry, Upon hearing of the Arrival of the Duke's Advanced Guard with the Quarter* Matters at this Place, the Rebels quitted Manchefter with the utmoft Hurry and Confufion, and Went on towards Wi-gan. His Royal Highnefs fent an Order by Exprefs to the Magiftrates of Manchefter to enjoia them to feize all Stragglers of the Rebel Army, or futh as had abetted them, and to keep them in Cuftody till further Orders; and this MOrning his Ro>'al Highnefs fent on Major Wlieatly with a Body of Dragoons. Laft Night Orders were ipnt to Bligh's Battalion to inarch hither, and to the Liverpool B JttaHon to retake their former Poft at Warrington. The greateft Zeal and Affeclion were expreffed upon the Arrival of the Kiog^s Troops in thefe Parts. Excepting at Manchefter, where the Rebels were joined by about 6(3 Perfons, they have met with no Succefs in their Expedition. Fifteen or fixteen Stragglers have been picked up, who are fent to different Goals. Dover, Dec. 12. By a Letter arrived here To-Day, we have Advice, that an Embarkation of Troops is carrying on with great Expeditiopat Dunkirk, the Veffels intended to be employed for that Purpofe-, being moft of them already there. It is faid there is Furniture put on board"thofe Ships for If 00Tories. ^ Whitehall, Dec. 14. By Lettcts of the nth Inftant '0 from Marftial Wade at Wakefield, there is an Account,^ "D that it had been refolved in a Council of War held at ^ Ferry-bridge upon the 8th, that the Army fhould march +j by the Way of Wakefield and Hallifax into Lancafliire, in order to intercept the Return of the Rebels Northwards; IPs but upon their Arrival at the firft racjfition'd Place upon Q the I oth at Night, Advice having been received that the y main Body of the Rebels was then at Manchefter, and their advanced Guard gone towards Wigan, on their VVay to Prelton, by which they had got 3 or 4 Days March of the Army under the Marihal, it was rdfolved to fend a De:achment of Cavalry under the Command of Major General Oglethorp, to puri'ue them with all polTible Expedition, and that the reft of che Army fhould march towards Newcaftle, and both the Army, and the faid Detachment of Cavalry, were to march upon the i ith. Whitehull, Dec. 14. By Letters which came in this Morning by Exprefs from His Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cii'mberl^ttd, dated at .Ma.cclesfield the.-^ izth In- ft|nt, there is  Advice,  that His' Royal Highnefs had juft I received-Intelljgence, that Gen^-al Oglethorp with his ; Detachment of Cavalry Would'be that Day at .Wigan j \ and being'at the fame Time informed, by feveral Advices \ from Lancalhire, that the Rebels were continuing their \ Flight in the utmoft jDiforder and Confufion, anS with jfuch a Pannick, that many of,them threw away their i Arms upbn'.the Road, his Royal Highnefs had thereupon I refolved tp purfiie them with all poflible Expedition, and would be with his whole Cavalryj as Yefterday, at Wigan j ; and that as the Rebels had ^een forced to halt on Thurf-; day at Prefton, his Royal Highnefs hoped to be able to 1; come up with them in two or.ihree Days March. } There ard alfo Letters that mention, that the People of j the Country had for three Days pall: had fome fmart Skir- mifhes with the Rebels, and deftroyed feveral of them, Whitehall, Dec, 14. Yefterday was committed to his Majefty's Tower of London, Archibald Stewart, Efq; late I Provoft of Edinburgh. Edinburghi Dec. 9. The French Troops that landed i fome Time ago, brought with them a Train of Artillery of 18 Pounders. They are|now bufy bringing it from Montrpfe to Perth by Brechin, but meet with great Diffi-^ culties; one of their Cannon requifes io of that Country jHbrfes to draw it. They give out that they fhall crofs the \ Forth, and talk of befieging both Edinbugh and Stirling �Caftles. The Spirit of the Couiftry to rgfift the Rebels, rand to prevent their crofCng the Forth, is Veryftrongj and that it hoped j that before the Rebelsj can bring all their Cannon to Stirling, a large Body of well-affedled People will be brought together to fupport the King^s ; Troops there. Plymouth, Dec. 11. This Evening arrived here his Majefty*s Ships the Princefs Mary, Superb, Canterbury and Sunderland, the two French Eaft India Ships taken near Cape Breton, and about i i Sail of Merchant-men from Newfoundland, where the Men of War touch'd to convoy home the Trade from thence. Alfo this Evening arrived his Majefty's Ship the Hampton Court, Who fail'd from hence about fix or feven Days ago to cruize in the Channel, and brought in a French Privateer of St. Malo, called the Lys, of 32 Guns and 230 Men. Dover, Dec. 13. Two of our Privateers fell in with a Fleet of French Tranfports Yefterday ou the Coaft of France near Boulogne, who were under Convoy of one Man of War, bound to Dunkirk to take Troops on Board: The Privateers had the good Luck to take three of the faid Tranfports, two of which are juft come into this Pier, and the Third, with about 14 Prifoners, was laft Night fent into the Downs to Admiral Vernon. As the Weather was very foggy, they could not be certain as to the Number of the I'ranfports, but could count about 10 or 12.. Deal, Dec. 13, This Morning arrived here two Dover Privateers, who have btought in with them two-French Tranfports; there were eight Sail of them, from Boulogne; bound to Dunkirk, under Convoy of a French 'Man of War of 22 Guns, and they have Cloaths and Bedding on board for Soldiers. As Preparations are making to invade this Kingdom, the Safety and Defence of which demand the utmoft Care, his Majefly, by the Advice of his Privy Council, has ftriftly charged and commanded the Warden of the Cinque Ports, his Lieutenants Deputy or Deputies, and the Lieutenants, and Deputy-Lieutenants of Counties,, and all Sheriffs, Juftices of the Peace, Mayors, Bailiffs, and other Officers and Minifters, Civil and Military, within their refpeftivc Counties, Cities, Towns and Divifions, that they caufe the Coafts to be carefully watched, and upon the firft Approach of the Enemy, immediately to caufe all Horfes, Oxen and Catt'e which may be fit for Draught or Carnage, and not aftually employed in his Majefty's Service, or in the Defence of the Country, and alfo (a= far as may be prafticable) all other Cattle and Provifions, to he driven and removed twenty Miles at leaft, from the Place where the Enemy fhall attempt or appear to attempt to land, and to fecure the fame, fo as they may not fall into iheir Hands or Power. Nevertheleis it is his Majefty's Will and Pleafure, that the refpetUve Owners thereof may fuffer as little Da-niagy in the Afternoon, with an Account, that his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland got into Wigan on i'riday Morning at Two ' o'clock, and fet out again a few Hours, in purfuit of the Rebels. Wc hear that 10,000 Heffians are to embark irhme-. diately at Williamftadt ; great Part of which arc to be landed diredtly in Scotland. On Saturday laft the following Regiments of Foot, viz. Royal Irifh, Royal Scotch, and Welch Fuzilcers, march'd thro' the City for the Counties of Kent and SufTex, to be ready, as Occafion ftiall require, to oppose the Defigns of* the French, on this Kingdom. The fame Day a Squadron of GeT\eral Legonier's Horfe, and General Hawley's afid Sir Robert Rich's Dragoons paG'd thro' the City, for the faid Counties- And Yefterday Lord John Murray's Highland Regiment came from Enfield to the Borough of Southward ; from ^ whence they are to march this Day. Some Letters from Sheftield in Yorklhire mention that 'T^ upwards of 200 Volunteers of that Town, were gotte to ^ join General Wade. ^ Laft Week an Order was fent for 3 double Guard to be ^ put on all the Magazines, till further Orders^ on the Effex * arid Kentifti Shores. And, we hear,' at the fame Time Dire(5lions were given for erefling Beacons along the Coaft from Portfmouth to Hull. Saturday Number 46,947 Was drawn a Prize of 5000 I., and Numbers 32,190. loool,and 12;4J9, 40,268^ 1^,416^ 33,068, 6,658. 2^,278, 49,'444, 8,316and 33,071 were diaA\nPrizes of 100Leach. Niimber 46,91.7, a priiJe of ^<50o 1- drawn lafi Saljur-* ^ day^ was fold at Hazwd's State Lottery-Ofhce a few Day* ago. ADVERTISEMENTS are taken in for thi? Paper, at Lloyd's Cof fee-House, in Lombard-StreeL No Wooden Shoes. No Arbitrary Power. 0^ Z '0 ;