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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - December 20, 1845, London, Middlesex F [R I D A. Y, December 2d, 1745- Dialy December i^. ^ iR RIVED this Morning hisMajeayV [5hip ^olkitone,^ from ?kc mft-ward} 'and tlfie-Montague, Comyns, frcMAEaft-India,. , ArTived-'alfo '^e , Haflemeife; V^alicer,, from JE^ba^ ^J^oeyj .l,eyant, Gartwright^ .^rom I Turkyj with ieveraicWterSj from |: the Weltw^i.,'- tame ^japwfl' thg 'and a joGunSliip, from the Weftwi>rd The Ranger, Ebfworthy, from Virginia/ is arrived at Youghal. ' A ' L O N D O N., , Frooi the London Gazefte,; - Whitehall, Dec. 18. By' Advices from Pfeftoh of the' 14th, Major General Ogkthorpw, with his Cavalry, was at. Garftang that Morning, "and Was to advance that Night' with his whole. Corps, arid poll his Regulars on Elhib Moor, which begins about three Miles on^this Side Lan-cafter, and extends beyond the Town, and his Irregulars were to be detached in fmall Patrores^ fupported by Parties of the Regulars^ with Orders to attack any Patroles of the R,ebels which they might fall in with. If the Rebels marched off, General Oglethorpe was to.purfne them, and fall ugon their Rear, giving Notice inmiediatcly to Major Wheatly, who was pofted at'Garftang with a confiderable. Body of Dragoons to fupport him* and the Major was to be fupported by the Trdops from Prefton. The Liverpool Companies were ordered" to march from' Warrington, and would anrive at Prefton upon the i6th. _ The Perfoncalled Dukeofc Perth, With about 150 Horfe, s left the Rebel-Army upon the 13 th at Lancafter, and took j t!ie Road towards Carlifle,'. giving (out that he was going toll fetch a Reinforcement. Notice thereof had been fent to ' all the Towns tTiro' which he w^s topafs, and it was hoped the Country People would intercept him. About zo Rebel Straglers had been pick'd up in different Places. The Town of Liverpool, had fent four Perfons to attend his; Royal Highnef^ wjth Offers to fapply the Troops with whatever they ftood in Need of. Some Pi-ifoners' tdat have been- taken and ^xajnin'd, make the Number of the Rebels amount to 8060, including Women-and Boys, aod lay that ^mongft theni there are about 2000 of the Men of the Clans well armed with Guns and Broad Swords, the reft confifting chiefly of Athol Men and LOwlandters, who are but indifferently armed ; that they have 15 Pieces of Cannon of 3 or 4 Poun'-ders; that one Sullivan (who has been in the,French Service) has the Care of their Artillery ; that from their firft entring England, 'till they came to Derby, they feem'd refotved upon marching direSIy to London ; but that at Derby, having heard how the Duke of Cumberland's Army was polled, a Co>incil of War was called, in which it was rpfolved to return by Carlifle into Scotland ; that there was a Perfon with the Rebels, who ftiled himfelf the French Ambaffador; and that great Numbers of the Men had ofcen declared, that if they could get back into Scot-^nd, they would leave the Army, and return to their re- ipeftive Abodes. ........ Apkhy, Dec. ! 4. In Obedience to a Letter fent to the Deputy-Lieutenants of Weftmoreland and Cumberland, by hi3 Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland, requiring them, by all Means, to retard andobftruft the March of the Rebels through thofe two Counties, a RefoJution has been juli taken to raife Part of the Country to demolilh Waftal Bridge, to make the Road from Kendal to Shap im-paflable for the Artillery of the Rebels, or any Wheel Carriages; and for the fame Reafon to break up the Road down liraridge Hawfe; whereby it is hoped their March may be lo far retarded, as to give Time to his Royal Hig.h-nefs's Army to come up with them, before theg, can get clear of tbefe Counties. About Ten chis Mining the Van-guard of the Rebels, conlifting of 110 Men!, equipp'd and accoutred like Huffars, entred Kendal on Horieback, with a Chaife, in which was a Perfon in Woman's Drefs, rode up the Town quietly, and turn'd through the Filh-Market down to the Bridge leading to Penrith ; but as they were purfuing their Route through the Town, without Hopping, and were almoft got.out of it, a Gun was fired from a Houfe, and one of the Rebels kill'd ; whereupon the Town's People clofed in, and took two more P/ifoners. The Reft of thenrgallop'd on towards the Bridge, where ^ Halt was made on a fudJen, and ^ few Mulkits dif- pharg'd at the People, and an Heftier and Shoemaker thereby kilFd upoii' the Spot. They then ma,de a general fVoIIey, but without doing any more Mifchief, and after that purfued their Way as/aft as they could tpwiards Shap. Their Horfes feem'd very much harraffed arid *jaded.  i Lancafter, Dec. \j. A Party bf RebePHorfe (about icq) amongft whop was the Duke bf Perth, fo called, J>al]ted through'. Kendal on Saturday Morning ibou,t Ten i kheCountryaiid Town's People ifaobb'd their Rear, which ^red andfeillediwp or three, and pi-oceeded forwards to-Hv^rds PenritJ^. On Sunday after Dinner a Party of Horfe jcame intoXeiidai, ai^ongft whom wab. their Commifliary; �arid an Houg'afte0V*'ards came the r^ft, Horfe and Foot, and were coming in till after-dark. Their Artillery confifting of u or 13 fmall Pieces, was about the Middle ^of the Corps, with feveral covet'd Carts. The Duke of 'Perth, fo called, after the Scuffle above-mentioned at Kendal, proceeded on to Shap, and intended for Penrith; jbut feeing the Beacons on Fire, and hearing it was done to call in tije Country, fent a frtiall Party to the Roopd Table, which is one Mile on this Side Penrith, and ^ve from Shap, to make Enquiries; and finding it true/ he rettirned for Safety to Kendal, about two in the Morning of the i6th. Betwixt Four and Five the Drums began to oeat, and the Men marched out from Day-break till near Ten, in the fame Order they entered. Lord George Murray being with the laft Company. On Sunday Night Mifchief was apprehended at Kendal, but the Magiftrates pacified the Heads of the Rebels in fome Meafure j but on Monday Morning, after the Alarm, they behaved very rude.'y, andexafleda Sum of Money ; and the laft of them plundered fome Hoitfes for Liquors, ftript thofe they met of their Shoes, and attempted to fire a Houfe. IVhitehall, Dec. 19. By an Exprefs juft arrived from his Royal Highnefs the Duke jof Cumberland, dated at Lancafter the 17th, there is Advice, that General Oglethorpe with the AvantrGuard, was to be at Shap that Day, and the reft of his Royal Highnefs's Forces were on their March for Kendal, and were to reft there that Night. That on the i6th in the Morning the Rebek marched from Kendal, but not being able to reach*Penrich as they intended, were forced to lie at Shap. Hague, Dec. 24. All the Letters arrived to-day from Paris, are full of the Difpofition^ making for the Invafion of England j but vary a little in the Force of the Corps deftin'd for that Service. The Wgheft Accounts put it at about i aooo Men. Margate, Dec. 17. This Morning his Majefty's Ship the Folkllone,' Capt. Dennis, landed here Baron de Boetze-laer, Mjnifter Extraordinary from the States General. Dover, Dec. 18. One of our Privateers has taken and fent in here two French Veffels in Eallaft, they came from Roan, and were bound as they fay to Bploign. Ex trail of a Letter from Paifle\; near Glafgow, dated Dec. 10. ' At prefent we are all bearing Arms, Rich and Poor, and the Town of Glafgow and we, with a few Pariflies, will foon have 2000 under our Pay at Stirling (befides Volunteers, who bear their own Expence) and are .to be join'd by about 20C0 Regular Forces, lo that I hope, (with the Aliiftance of Heaven) we fhall keep back .the Highlanders and French lying in and about Perth.' Extras of a Letterfrom a Paffenger, nvho came in the Cato from Nenvfou'idland; dated Falmouth Dec, 13. ' On the zStli of November we were taken in Lat. 49. by the Viftory of Bayonne, John Dufroy Commander, with 20 Six-Pounders, 20 Swivek, and 290 Men ; but ranfom'd for 5001.-On the gth Inftant they met with the John Baptifta, De Cooke Commander, with 6 Six-Pouuders and 95 Men, belonging to .Dunkirk. Captfiin De Cooke iniifted that Capt. Dufrov's Ranfom was not good, as it was not a printed Form,' fo he agreed a fecond Ranfom at 500!. and accordingly took a Mm for a Ho-ftage, promifing to return the laid Hoftage, if Dufroy's Ranlomwas good.-Soon after they parted with the Dunkirker, they were examin'd by a - third Privateer, of 350 Tons, 20 Nine Pounders, full of SmalUArras and Men, many cloath'd like Gentlemen ; and feem'd to be chiefly Irilh. They inquir'd if I had feen any Englifh Men of War ; and tpld me the Pretender was withm a Day's March -of London,' Captain William Bulley. Nephew of the late Sir John Jennings, Commander of the Sheernefs Man of War, ef 20 Guns, and who took the Sun Privateer, with the Officers now Prifoners in tlie Tower, is, by the Lords of the Admiralty, appointed Captain of the Ludlow:Caftle, of 50 Guns. 'Tis faid> in a Letter from Burton near Kendfll> dated Dec. 17, that the Coach in \*hich rooethe >Qung Pretender's favourite Mils Jenny Cameron, and Mis. Mur.-ay,: broke down near that Plac^,--and that the Country People rofe, and fei2,*d the two Ladies, with fome 01 the Rebels: " Yefterday go Cheftsof Arms were fent from the Tower; with Swords, Bayonet?, &c. for Edinburgh, for the well affeded Clans. The .Ambufcade Privateer, Capt. Thomton> has taken and carried into Crookhaven, a Spanilh Ship^ call'd the Pedro, laden with. Chefts of Arms, Ammunition and Mo^ ney, bound for Scotland, for the Uie cf the Rebels.- She came from St. Andero in Spain. There is Advice, that the John Gally^ Craige^ from London, for.Joflon, who was taken by a French Man of War, is re-taken (after being eight Days in Cuftody) by the .Marlborough Privateer, Capt. Mglfidue, and fent into Briftol. Yefttrday the feveral Juftices of the Peace for the City and Liberty of Weftminlter, attended hii Grace tWDuk'e of Newcaftle, to receive Inftrufticns how to act in the prefent Critical Conjunfture. Yefterday Morning died, at his Houfe in Broad-ftreet, Captain Owens, in tne 7;thYear of his Aj^e, many Years a Commander in the African Trade. Yefterday an Exprefs arrived from Admiral Townfend, (brought by the Otter Sloop from Antigua) with Advice, that he had fallen in with the French Martinico Fleet, confining of about 40 Sail, convoyed by two Men of War, near that Mand ; that he had taken 20 of them, funk lo, and drove the two Men of War on fhoar : And that on hearing the Fleet for Cape Francois, were but jjft parted w^th the above, and convoyed by three Men of War, the Admiral had difpatched Part of his Squadron after them, and did not doubt but he Ihould be able to give a good Account of them alfo.--Rule Britannia ! &iC. Yeflerday Numbers 42,957 and 24,053-were drawn Prizes of loool. 44,650, 500 I. and 33,917, 48,155, 23,503 and 25,154 were drawn Prices of icol. each. " Early this Morning, juft as this Paper w.s going to Prefs, we heard of the Arrival of an Exprefs trom his " Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland, which gives ^ an Account of his Overtaking the Rebels, cutting a C) " great Number of them to-pieces, and taking all tiieir (j^ " Cannon and Baggage ,� and that the reft of ih^m con- pT* " tinned flying in the utmoft Confufion." <^ -_-3 To the Author of the Gbneral Advertiser. SIR, December 19, 1745. IHE following Letter, tho' of an old Date, being a true Account of the Rife and Progreis of the ke-n in Scotland, I fend it you to be inferted in your next Paper, as you have generally had the beft and truelt Intelligence. J LETTER from a Magifirate of Dum- frie?, to hit Friend at Tftunton, relating to tbf �prefent Rebellion in Scotland. Dear Sir, Dumfries, 03. 22. IT gives the greateft Pain to all true Friends of their Country to hear, we in Scotland are every where, tliro* England, exclaimed againft as Enemies, and difloyal to that Government under which we have fo Ipng liv'd happy : A Charge equally a uel and unjujl, We are more to be pitied th^n deferving to be thus arrcfignd', and even a Sufpici^n of this Kind fhould not be eaiily admitted, as tending at this critical Jundure, to weaken our Hands in hth Nations. But that you may have fome-Notion 01 the Situation of Things with us, and the Temper of the People, it may be necefiary to give you a Detail of the Rjfe ^ and Progrefs of opr Misfortunes. O When it was firft rumour'd, that the ?ret0nier5 Sop ^ was landed in the Highlands, t)je difaffefted Party evegr ^ where laughed at the Thing, and turn'd into Ridicule ail tn^ thofe that feemed to believe it. But when it could be no Q longer concealed, they liill talk'd of it as a ridiculous En-terprize, that would come to.^pthing ? and by gvery Art  endeavoured to lull the Country afleep, and render every Body fecure or indifferent. General Cope was jent againft the Rebels, while yet in the Highlands, with all the 1 roops then in Sctland, who took his Route by hvemefs, (tho' much about) as the fafteft, apd with a View to be joined by fome of the Well-affeified Clans, stn4 feme Companies of Foot there. The Rebels, jnformM of tliis, march'd over the Mountains a: Nighty and were in PpfTeffjon of Perth, before we imagined they were new ua, Jjnd wer? now above Two Thouiand. ADVERTISEMENTS are taken in for this Paper, at Lloyd's Coffee-HousEr in Lombard-Street. No Woodea Sh(pes. No Arbitrary Power. \ ;