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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - December 16, 1846, London, Middlesex The General Ad Vef tlTer, fTtJ M B. 3788, TUESDAY, December i6, Deal, December 14. A ME into the Downs this Morning the Swift Privateer, Hudfon, from Saadwich Haven ; and remain with Majefty's Ship Centaur, Tartar^ Porcupine, Hound and Swan Sloops with all.the Outward-bound Ships. Sailed his Majefty's Ship Surprize on a Cruize. Wind S.W. Falmouth, Dec. \ i. Yefterday failed the Hanover Packet for Liftoa Hope,, Mullaga, for the Straits; the Nathaniel and William, Weight, the Lefley, Stevens, for Madeira ; and the Young Ceres, Moggridge, for Oporto. This Day put back the Hanover Packet, and the Nathaniel. Wind S.W. PlymouthDec. 12. The Cartel Ship is failedj having on board the Captain of the Mars Man of War. Our Goals are fo full Of French Prifbners, that feme arc to be pat on board the Torrington Man of War. Dartmouth, Dec. 12. Arrived the Robert and Mary, Land; Dolly, Puling , and the George, Emmitr, from Newfoundland. Wind S.W. Pool, Dec. 13, Sailed the Judith, Tournine, for Guern-zey. Came in the Mary, Pottle ; and Samuel and Han-tiah, Slade, from Newfoundland. Remain iSe Orford, Bowden, for Carolina. The Hannah, Kilner ; and Try ton* Rowlandfon, from Jamaica, are arrived at Lancafter. The Recovery, Fell, from Antigua-, at ditto. The Windfor, Chaffers, from Leverpool, ar Bonny. The Indian Queen, Read, from London, at St. Kitts, The Hervey, Ballaine, from Falmouth, at Carolina, The Carolina, Mefnard, from Philadelphia* at Haftings. The Friendfhip, Liffej from London; and Greyhound, Burrows, from Lifbon, at Philadelphia. The Neptune, Wilkmfon j and Anne Gaily, Wilfon j from Rotterdam; at ditto. The Two Brothers, Willfhman ; and Warren Gaily, Cahill, from Rofton, at St. Kitts. The Mary Anne, Tarlton, from London, at Nevis. , The Carolina Packet, Keigwin, from Gibraltar, at Carolina. LONDON, Private Letters inform Us* that Admiral Anfdn has quitted the Station he has been in for forae time paft, and is gone, as is fuppofed, in quell of the Galleons. We hear that fome Smugglers who are arrived on our Coaft, from France, fay there has been an Action in Provence, in which the French own they had greatly the svorft of it; and that Antibes is in the Hands of the Au-ftrians. By Letters from St. Kitts* we have an Accouht that the Elizabeth, Sheppard, bound from Cork to Antigua, was taken on the 1 ith of October, by the Casfar Privateer Capt. Chalett, belonging to Martinico, and carried into that Ifland the 14th. Captain Sheppard arrived at Antigua on the 29th, in a Flag of Trace; and fays there are Fifty Privateers at Sea, belonging to Martinico ; that while he was there feven Englifh Prizes were brought in ; and that not a Day pafles but one or more Ships meet with the fame Fate. On Friday laft arrived atSpithead the Hampshire Man of War, Capt. Daniel, from Cape Breton; who in her Paflage met with very bad Weather, and loft all her Maftsj and Bowfprit. The fame Day came to Spithead, from Portfinouth Harbour, his Majefty's Ship the Colchefter. Yefterday came Advice, that the Clementina, Nichol-fcn, bound from London to Aberdeen, is taken and ran-fom'd for 7001. The Hannah, Kilner, from Jamaica, arrived at Lancaster, parted with the Fleet fooh after they came thro' the Windward Paffage, and faw none of them afterwards, ex-| tept the Snapp�r, Gray, about three Weeks ago. Yefterday an Attorney who lately came out of - the-Country, was found hanging in his Chamber in Staples' Inn, Holborn. Extras of a Lttter from Brifth Dec. 13. ' This Morning arrived the Seymour, Lewi?, from Ja-' maica, who has met with worfe Weather than the reft of ' the Ships, has four Foot Water in her Hold, and has ' broke fome of her Beams.-We have now all our Ships, ' except the Durfley, Pitman, who was taken. Arrived ' alfo the Roebuck, Saunderfon, from Black-river, who 1 came out five Days after the Fleet j hat brings no News., Her Royal Highnefs the Princefa Caroline is expected at St. James'* from Bath on Tburfday next. > This Day the Artides of Impeachment for HighTrea. fon againft Lord Lovat, now a Prifoner in the Tower of London, will be1 carried to the Houfe of Peers. And To-morrow his Lo/dfhip will be brought from the Tower to the Bar of. the Houfe of Peers, in order to hear the Articles of Impeachment read to him. On Friday next his Majefty will go to the Houfe of Peers, in order to give, the Royal Affent to the Land Tax Bill, after which both Houfes will; adjourn till after Chriftmas. Yellerday was married in King Henry the Sevenths Chapel,! Samuel Clarke, Efq; a Gentleman poffefs'd of a plentiful Eftate, to Mifs Mary Wilks, a young Lady of Beautyj Merit and Fortune. �* We hear that Admiral Ledock by his Will has appointed Mr. Monk, an eminent, Apothecary in Crutched-Fryars to be his Executor. The above Admiral's Corpfe is to be interr'd in the North Ifle of Weftminfter-Abbey. " The Account publifhed of the Death of Mrs. Goagh, iA Dartmouth-flreet Is a 'Miftake, fhe being in good Health. ' On Sunday Evening Mr.'Field, a Pawobroker,and his Wife were ilopt in their Chaife at Bayfwateri and robb'd of 12 s. by two Footpads. The fame Evening Mr. Eccles, a Taylor in the Strand, was robb'd on Finchly Common by two Highwaymen, who us'd him very ill. Yefterday the Court fat at St. Margaret's Hill, South-wark i the Judges prefent were The Right" Hon. the Lord Lord Chief-Juftice Lee, The Right Ho*, the Lord Chief-Juftice Willes, The Right Hon, the Lord Chief-Baron Parker, The Honourable Mr. Juftice Wright, The Hon. Mr. Baron Reyi nolds, James Kinloch and Charles The Honourable Mr. Juftice Abney, The Honourable Mr. Juftice Denifon, The Honourable Mr. Baron Clarke, The Honourable Mr. Juftice Fofter, The Honourable Mr. Baron Clive. Kinloch were brought to the Bar, and the Motion before made by the Prifoners Council in Arreft of Judgment, Whether after a Jury is charged with a Prifoner, and a Jurof withdrawn from that f Jury, though by Content of the Parties, a�y other Jury can be charged with that Prifoner? and after many learned Arguments fay the Attbrney-Gierieral, Sir John Strange, and the Sollicitor-General, for the King; and Mr. Jodrell for the Prifbners, the Court deferr'd. giving their Opinions upon the fame till Saturday next, and adjourn'd till Tomorrow Morning, Nine o'clock, when they will proceed on the Trials of the other Rebels. Yefterday Number 248 was drawn a Prize of 10001. 19,889, 5001. and 25,479, 464* 15,414, 3*059, and 25,124 were drawn Prices of 1001. each. Norwich, Dec. 13. On Sunday laft, early in the Morning, a terrible Fire broke out at a Chandling Office in the Duke's Palace-yard, belonging to Mr. Chamberlayn, which entirely confumed the fame, with a confiderable Quantity of Tallow and Candles, and alfo the Dwelling-houfe and Furniture of Mr. Oliver Simpfon, adjoining ta the faid Office. Mr. Chamberlayn's Lofs is computed at near 500 1. We hear, that 00 Tuefday laft a Fire broke out atHeK lefden near this City, which burnt two Houfes to the Ground. SCOTLAND. Edinburgh, Dec. 8. We hear, that theDonaldOf Leith, Thomas Pillins Matter, was run down in the Night-time; upon the Coaft of Holland, by a Dutch VeiTel, the Ship and Cargo are.both loft; but the Crew are faved. Friday laft in the Morning George Drummond, Efq; Lord Provoft Elect, fet out hence for London. In the Letter, which came to Town with Advice of the Kirkaldy Ship's being taken and burnt by a French Privateer, 'tis further added, that there are no lefs than feven on the Coaft from Buchannefs p> Berwick. Laft Night we had a very fevere Storm of Wind and Rain; but we hear of no Damage fofhtin'd by the four^ Men of War, who are lyihg fafely in leith-Road, nol the Merchantmen. Edinburgh, Dec. 9. We hear; that Mr. Patrick Boyle of Shualton, Advocate, is appointed a Lord of Counfel and Seftton, in room of my Lord Balmerino, deceafed. gWe hear from Aberdeen, that on the ift Inrt. died there, of the Small Pox, John Skeen of Dyce, Efq; a Gentleman of uncommon Expectation, who from an open and er difinterefted Love for his Country, a benevolent Concern far his Friends, and the Exercife of generous and fogial Virtue, acquired the faireft and moft unblerhifhed Character, and died oniverfally deplored. We hear from Elgin^ that Sir William Fleming, Bart. Lieutenant in General Handafyd's Regiment, died there the 2 5 th alt. Tbey write from Glafgow, that. One Hundred Cherts of Arms have been brought there within thefe few Days from the Shire of Argyle, and 40 more from the fame Place lodged in the Cattle of Dumbarton. Yefterday Forenoon died of a Fever, Mr?. Margaret Dickfon, Spoufeto the Right Hon. the Lord Elchies, one of the Senators of the College of Juftice, and Daughter to the deceaft Sir Robert Dickfon of Invereik, a Lady of ich acquired her an Univerial Efteem in Life. Hei Death is juftly regretted, as a Lofs to her Family, Friends and all who knew her, " The Right Hon. the Lord President of the Scffion ij every Day expected in Town from London. Conclujien of the Account of Count PATRUL DENMARK began at the fame Time to raife fomi Troubles in Holftein, which were foon after ap~ peas'd. Tis needlefs to mention the Reafons of thofe Troubles, nor how they began, fince thefe Things axe weU enough known, but only rhat Patkul continually endeavoured to add Fuel to the Flames. The Czar being perfuaded by General Patkul to enter into a War againit Sweden, he raifed a formidable Army for that End, and pufh'd on the War with Vigour^-ill Conjunction with King Auguftus, and Patkul not only commanded the Saxon Troops as Major-General in the Actions which paffed in Poland; but went Joumies for the Czar and King Auguftus, to advance their Military Preparations, having,a perfect Knowledge of the State of the King of Sweden^ Forces ; fo that all the Enterprizes he judg'd neceffary, were approved and put in Execution; againft his Country, as far as pbffible. When any Treaty -if; ,Acc^mmoi|tioi^ was fet on Foot; he cfcta- tanuyeppoiedtneTaSe"!^ in the North continued fo long, in Sarony he difpttied feveral injurious Libels againft his own Counr.17. In \?P'* he entered into the Service of the Czar, bsczv** bitionand Avarice were infatiabk > and theC him better Terms, he left the Court of. Sa which he cohld not agree. Being very ft for Negotiations, the Czar (| veral Courts of Germany to negotiate hfiF there he furnifhed his Army with Foreign other Neceffaries. After this, he returned to give the Czar an Account of. his Succefs , ��>�m a little Tiroe|the Czar fent him as his Plenipotentialpjfeo: King Auguftus, where he alfo commanded the Auxiliary Troops which were fent to that Prince in 1704. He was detach'd with fome ThOufands of Men to beftege Pofenj but was obliged by the Swedes to break up the Siege, and retired into Saxony, where he loft his Credit more and more, and embroiled himfelf with that Court, by endeavouring to create a Difunion betwixt King Auguftus and the Czar, and by upbraiding the Saxons with not obferv-ing their Treaties faithfully, nor pufhing on the War withi Vigour againft Sweden ; fo that at laft he entered into a Treaty with the Emperor, and pat the Mufcovite Aux- Ruffiafct tus went to meet the Czar in Lithuania, and; being, dif-fatisfied with Patkul^ obtained the Czar's Confent to put him in Prifon : Accordingly he was fent to the Caftle of Sonefteyrij towards which a certain Paper contributed.very much, which he had writ about the Affairs and Government of Saxony, arid reflected much upon King Auguftus and his Miniftry. His treacherous Temper "appeared yet further i>y the following Inftance, While he was Prifoner in the Caftle of Sonefteyn, he prevailed with the Governor to fuffer him to make his Efcape, On' Condition of paying him a certain Sum, which the Governor agreed to j buc Patkul, inftead of making his Efcape, gave an Account to the Court at Drtfden of the Governor's Treachery, tho' he had always been civil to him; upon which the Governor loft his Head. A little after, King Auguftus Ordered Patkul to hi . ..wyy ? 1m' neniuBM' nut imue uui'iff i uiun "WJWbtft a full Satisfaction for the Affront he pretended to have received, and there he continued through his Pride, which was this predominant Pa/Con, the chief Caufe of all his Misfortunes, and of his Ruin ac laft, tho1 he was otherwise capable of every thing, being very well veri'd in the At-fair* of State and War. After this, he yas'tr.infported to the'Caftle of Corungfteit:; and the Swedes enteringSaxoay, AD V ERTISEM EN JS are taken in lor this Paper, nLloyd's Coffee House, in Lombard-Street, ;