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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - December 17, 1845, London, Middlesex 1*^ SMps Norwich,'A^litl Vernon i the Poof, l^uGy. 'Saphire j Badger, and iiorncr Stoopr -^SalM theOo-vet Privatedsi toihe Weftwird. Wind South., . - , , Talmouth, t>fc. 12.. Arrived th^. Rainbow, jfTarris, from Barbadgesi' M*ii�w*,w^----for Loiidoii.' !^.a|' back Expedition Packet, for'iLlifebh ; arid Jahe^ MitcKelfon^ from Venice. Sa'iled Rotterdam'Gaily, for Mbiinffbay: ^ Wind S JJ, Dartmeuth, Dec. 13. Came in the London Hope, Pfideaox; froTiriNewfoQTTdland; wha came out with Co9ii|nodgre Edwards, and tW French India Ships.' Wind S.S.E, . � . . yimoutb, Dec. 43. Came in tfic Vork," Defiance,^nd Nottingham Men of War, from^a ^or Falmouth, is taken, and carried into Breft. D-( Vellerday arrived a MaU frflin Holland. -P �^Tofnania, Dec,\. The King's Tro(^, that were in pur ^ Neighbourhood, are now moit of tliem about Kalifli, 0 which is their General Quarters. The Reft of them are Zi upon the King's Lands, and thofe of the Clergy of Ghdha. ProV^ifions ire ^ery Hear here, and.their Price encreafes. " ,R(fme, Z?/rc, 4. For three �)ays paft the Hoit has been expofed in the Scotch, Englifh and Irifli Churches.. The Chevalier was prefent every Day, ahd feveral Cardinals, Princes and other Perfons ojL Dilhnftion, . Gema, Dec. 4. The Spaniards make Excurfions to within four or five Miles of Turin. On the other Hand we learn, ' that there have been Skirmifties between our Troops and thofe of the King of Sardinia about Final and Savona, in which ours were-worftad. Upon this Advice, Decach-ine;its have been fent by Sea and Land to remforce onr People : But ihe Inundations prevent the firll, and the tem-pcauous Weather the latter from advancing. The Citadel of Cafal furrender'd at Difcretion to the French on the 30th uk. after it had coft them 5 or 600 Men. Bologna, Dec. 4.. Letters from Turin fay, that the King of Sardinia having received an Exprefs of the taking of Baliia, Capital of Corfica, his Majefty gave the Govern-ment to M. Rivarola, who is a Native of the Ifland. The . Er.glifli fiunmon'd this City in the Name of the Empre^ Queen and the King of Sardinia. The Genoefe are in great Cohfternation at the Lofs of this Place ; the more, becaufe Count de Gages infifls upon the 10,000 Men, which the Repubiick had engaged by Treaty to furnifti. Their 1 roops are to pafs the Winter in theirown CoHntry, the French at \'alcnza, and the Spaniards and NeapoKtang on this Side Caial. The Infant Don Philip and the Duke de Modenaare gone from Placentia to Parnia. As the bad Roads do not permit the Duke de la Vienville to aft on the Side of Milan, the Building a Bridge on the Po at Placentia is fufperded. The Aufirian and Sardinian Troops continue to occupy all their advanced Pofts. Hague, Dec. 22. M. D'Ammon, the PrufTian Miniller, received an .Exprefs this Morning, and immediately notified to the States-General, ' That the King his Mailer, ' having rec(?ived Advice,, that the Court of Saxony had ' alTcmbied their Troops l5etween Drefden and Pjrna, and * caufed them to be joined Hot only by the Corps of Auf- * trians, under Count Grune, but alfo by Prirxe Charles of * Lorrain's whole Van guard, cofilmanded by Prince'Lob-kowkz, hjs^Majefty, to prevent their Defigns, had CHufeJ * their whole combined Force to be attacked, tho' they ' had the Advantage of Situation, by his Army under la's * Chief Marflial the Beigning Prince of Anhak-Deffau, * on the 15th of this Monch, in t^ie Neighbourhood of ' Drefden. .* The Battle began.about Two in the Afternb:)n, and (Continued, till Night; and, tho' the Enemy had almpA double the Force, the King's Army won a mqft complete Viaory. The Allies were entirely broken and defea�d, leaving to the viftprious Army the Field of Battle, covered with their ^ain and wounded. Four thoufand Priibners were made; their whole Train of A;;tiUery Was takegi;; and;they-were purfued quite to Pima. All jthe other Particulars of this AAion are not yet known, but a more circumftaritial Account is expefled : We can only fay at prefent, that the Communication of the Allies with Drefden is entitely cut oiF, and the Pruffians may be Mailers of that Capital when they pleafe. LONDON. From Bruffels we hear, that the Prejarations are difcon-; itinued at Ghent andDendermonde, which gives fome Eafe in Brabant: But at the fame Time, the Auftrians are in Dread for Mons, with which they apprehend, the next Campaign may be opened. The French jtalk of Wonders to be done by Marfhal de Belleifle: He is to march to the Eleftorate of Hanover , with 30,000 Men, and yet there is a Dread in the Nether-lands that he will befiege Luxembourg. Upon the Imperial Troops being drawn off from the Rhine, in order to march into Saxony, it is faid the alfo.' ciated Circles are preparing immediately to make good their Engagements for covering that River^ The Han- jOverians are alfo ordered to hold themfelves in Readinefs to !marched. Letter from our Correfpondent at Nenvcajlle Vnder-Linf, Saturday Dec. 14, Four in the Afternoon. " The following are Copies of the Difpatches of two " Expreflcs that pafs'd thro' here this Afternoon i and " the Intelligence, may be depended on. 7be Tirji, dated from Charley (fix Wles on this fide Prefian) Friday Dec. V 3, One in the Aftsmoon. ' The advanc'd Guard of the Rebels, about 150 in � Number, enter'd this To\vn on Tuefday Night betwixt ' g and 10, and ilaid till 10 on Wednefday Morning: ' Dinners were ordered, but on receiving fome private In- telligence, the Drums beat, and all of them marcli'dout * in half an Hour; and this Town thought they ihould ' fee no more of the Rebels, as their Main-Body went * thro'Wiggan. But on Wednefday Evening there came * in 500, or upwards, and next Morning they march'd * for Piefton. And Friday Morning, about 10, an Ex-' prefs arrived here with the News that the Rebels were ' mov'd out of Prefton towards Lancafter.-At this pre- * fent writing General Oglethorpe is here with his Army, �' and intended to have ftaid all Night, the King's advanc'd * Guard being gone forwards : But after a Half, the G^-' neral orderM them all to march with the utmoft Expe- * dition.' The Second, datedfrom Prefion Friday Dec. 13, nuhere the Exprefs fet out from, at Six in the Eaiening, �The main Body of the Rebels left this Town this � Morning (Friday) and there came in here this Day izo * of the Duke of Kingfton's Light Horfe, the Duke of * Cumberland's Huifars, and the Royal Hunters, and are * alllgone forwards, in purfuit of the Rebek.-This Night , came in Lord George's Dragoon?, a Detachment of t Wade's Horfe, and Oglethorpe's.' " We are under fome Concern left the Rebels Ihould �vith above forty of them ' who are in a bad Condition being lame and almoll dead ' with Fatigi/e, they werfeYefterday'fent to different Goals Arms at four in * the Morning it greatly fm-prizcd us-, and at the fam6 * Time receiving an Exprefs of the French being landed^ ' put us into Confufion for fome Tiijie; the Soldiers that ' kept Garrifon being ordered for London, and.were all ^ * march'd thither: But we went to work ourfelves, and * filled the Moats, round the Garrifon with the Sea^ and ^ * well guarded a Pafs with Cannon, which they mu& corne *^ * by. We have received two Regiments of FootSoldier-s ^ ' notwithftandingWhich all our Shop-keepers mount Guard * conftantly tili Ten at Night, when the Soldiers relieve p ' them; fo that now, being well fumifhed with Provifions Si * and Ammunitipn> we fear no French Army. Q Letters from St. Edmund's-Buty in SufTex mention, that the two Regiments rais'd there by tht Nobility and Gen-try> are march'd towards the Sea Coaft> to oppofe any i-oreign Invafion. They write from Cheller, that the two Regiments of H6rfe that had been quarter'd there, for the Defence of ' that City, pafs'd through Wai'rington on W'ednefday h&, to join the Duke's Artny. Saturday laft the Right Worlhipful the Mayor and oth^ Magiftratesj the Citizens and Inhabitants of the City of Norwich enter'd into a generous Subfcription. for the Defence and Support of our Keligious and Civ.I Rights, under our moft gracious Sovereign King GEORGE. We hear the Corporation of Lynn-Regis in Norfolk have raifed 600 Men, fbr the Defence of that Town. Yellerday arrived a Mail from Li/bon^ by which there isAdvice^ that the Jupiter^ Capt. Vallier, from St. Domingo, for Bourdeaux is taken by the Prince Fdvi aixi Man of War, Capt. Montague, and carried into Lifbon. Alfo, that the Sanpareil, from Martinico, is taken by the BlandfOrd Privateer, and carried into the fame Port. Yefterday Advice came, that the Shoreham Privateer, Capti Millegan, is taken by the French ; and that the Captain was killed before ihe ftruck. The Philadelphia Gally^ Smyter, is taken a French Privateer, The John Gially, Craige, from London-, to Bofton ; Batiftead, White, from Virginiaj for London  Mercury, ^ Baconj frorii Vitgimaj for Leverpool"; the Profperity Sloop, . Youngj from Plymouth to Bofton; and two Virginiamen belonging to Leverpoolj whofe Names are not known, are ^ all taken, and carried into St. Maloes. q A few Days fmce died at'^Edinburgh- Lawfpn> of Gairnmujr) Efq; an Officer in Price*s Regiment; a very  promifmg young Gendeman. , Laft Saturday died, afteralhott lUnef?) Captain Lynch, formerly a Commander in the Leeward Ill^nds l'rade,but having acquired a handfome Fortune^ had left off Bafmefs many Years. Yefterday Morning died in an advanced Age, at Greeoi wich Hofpital, Capt. Mann, many Years a Commander in the Royal Navy. A few Days fmce died at Briftol, Thomas Stephen.-:, Efq; Deputy Town-Clerk of that City-.  About the fame time died there, Mr. Nicholas Jack-fon, a very wealthy Haberda/her. Yefterday A-lorning diedj at his Houfe in Holborn, Mr. Jones, a confiderable Tallow Chandler. Yefterday Number 27,150 was drawn a Prize of 20001. 19,632, locol. 19,321 and 175986, 5C0I. znd4^,ii^ 22,g6i, 47j049and 11,446 were drawn Prizes of icol. tzch. 1 SCOTLAND. Edinhiirgh; Dec. 9. We hearj that a French Tranfport is llranded in the Mouth of Tay^ and that their large Privateer of 36 Guns, had^ been fo fhatter'd by the Ludlow ^ Caftle, that Ihe lies a pcrfedl Wreck in Montrofe River. Friday, Colonel Price's Regiment of Foot marched ^ hence for Stirling, and are this Morning f llowed by the Regiment late Legortier's. We hear^ Sir John Schaw at Q the Head of 500 Volunteers is to join them, and that the *^ St. Ninians and Stirling Militia are likewife to help to de- t-t fend the important Pafs of Stirling-Bridge. On Friday laft, was brought from on Board his Majefty's Ship the Milford, and put m the Caftle of Edinburgh, the Prifoners as mentioned in our laft : Amongft which wfire four Priefts, being one for every Fifty Men. There were alfo feveral Deferters from the Britiih Regiments in Flanders, which are treated in a different Manner from the reft. Edinburgh, Dec. 10. It is afTured, that the firft Part of the Artillery lately arrived from Frtlnce, was only at Forfar on I'hurfday laft; that thtre were feveral Ihinll A D V E RT ISE M E NTS are taken in for this Paper, at Lloyd's Coffee-House, in Lombard-Street. No Wooden Shoes. No Arbitrary Power. ;