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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - December 22, 1846, London, Middlesex The General Advertifer. M S. 5" MONDAY, De cuiber 22, 1746. ZW, December 20. i RRIVED his Majefty's Sloop the Shark from a Cruize; and. the Succefs Man of War, with eight Sail from Plymouth ; the Mermaid, James, from Virginia ; and Catherine, Jolly, from Oporto. Came down the Mountrad-ford, Saunders, for Antigua ; the Great Britain, Gowland, /or Jamaica ; and remain with his Majefty's Ship Glafgow, and the Swan Sloop. Wind S.W.byW. Gia-vefend, Dec. 20, Pafs'd by the Warren, Cu:ts ; ar.d Fryer, St icy, from Barbadoes ; Nancy, Whift, from Jamaica ; and Greyhound, Wade, from Kinfule. The Neptune, late Beatfon, from London, is arrived at Port-roahone. The Reiloration, Kerr, from Virginia, off Dover. The Anne, Mackey, from Jamaica, at Philadelphia. The Fredt-rickfburgh, Yeats, from Falmouth, at Leghorn. The Peggy, Blair, from Virginia, at Dumfreis. TheBlundon, White, from .London, at Newfoundland. The Dolphin, Fifher, from Barbadoes, at St. Eullatia. The Try ton, Ruffel, from Cape Breton, at South Carolina. Since our laft were delivered the two other Dutch Mail?. Madrid, Nov. 28. On Thuifday Evening a Courier arrived from Lilbon, and the next Day their Majefties paid a Vifit to the Queen-Dowager, to whom the King communicated the Contents of the Difpatc.'ics he had received. Thofe who pretend to read the Looks of Princes, will have it, that this News may not be agreeable to her Majefty, and that it related to Propofitions of Peace between Spain and England, which had been made by the King of Portugal. On the other Hand, the Marquis de Villarias has given repeated AU'urances to the Bifhop oi Rensies, in the Name of" the King his Mailer, that his Majefty was firmly Ttfolved not to depart from his Alliance with trance. We are alfo told, that the Marquis de las Minas has received Orders to rejoin his Troops to thofe cf France in Provence, in order to oppofe the Jnvafion. The Report continues, that Count Gages will again command the infant's Army ; thatM. de las Minas will have the Command in Catalonia, and that M. de Caftellar will be Captain-General of the liland of Majorca. Naples, Nov. 29. The King has demanded of this City anew Free Gift of 300,000 Ducats. Our Troops form a Camp near St. Germanno, and another at Pefcara, and all poflible Diligence is ufed to recruit the Regiments that are returned from the County of Nizza. Leghorn, Dec. 2. The Spanifh Conful has received Orders to fend to Vado all the Vell'els he can procure, in order to take on board, and tranfport to Barcelona the Gar-rifon of Tortona, which was faid to confift of 3000 Men when it evacuated that Place. The Englifh Privateer the Renown, of 18 Guns, which within three Months pall has taken 16 French Ships in the Levant, valued at 400,000 1. and of which 14 are already here, is expected without Delay from Medina with the other two. Peterjbwgh, Nov. 30. Moft of the Ruffian Generals are here by #rder of the Court, and afllft at the Conferences, which are fold almoft daily. The Emprefs having cauied a great Number of Brafs-Cannon, of a new Invention to be call atGlinitz, and the Proof of them having perfectly anfwered Expectation, her Majefty made rich Prefents to the Director and all the Workmen of this Foundery, and . permits them to continue in her Service, if they think proper. A great deal of this new Artillery is actually now convoying to Riga, and other Towns of Livonia, where Magazines are alfo forming capable to fubfift a numerous Army for a whole Campaign. Florence, Dec. 3. The Letters from the Tyrol afTure, � that the Expedition againft the Kingdom of Naples will not take Place, and,- it is pretended, that M. de Botta has declared as much. However, frelh Troops arrive daily from Germany, and 4000 Men, who have palled the Ma-gra, are actually at Sarzan and the neighbouring Places. Great Stores of Corn, Cattle, Wine, Straw and Wood is getting throughout this Country, for the Army of General Brown in Provenre. .. Genoa, Dec. 3. The Marquis de Botta, accompanied by feveral Officers, all on Horfeback, appeared fume Days ago before the Fort of S. Benigno, built upon an Eminence, near the Lanthorn or Ligh-t-houfe : But the Centi-nel having refufed him Entrance, he put 40 Grenadiers in Poffeffion of the Pott, who diflodged from it the fmali. Guard that was there before. They fjund there 10 Pieces of Cannon, and the fame Number of Mortars. Chamberry, Dec. 8. Part of theHorfeand Dragroons in this Dutchy have received Orders to hold themfelves ready to march. They are to confift of a Squadron from each Regiment, and 8 Squadrons will fet out for Provence as foon as they are complete 1 20 Men each. dntibes, Die. 1. Yefterday a Body cf fome thoufand Auftrians landed about two Leagues from hence. Their Army which has puffed thb Varo amounted to the Number of 60 Battalion? and 25 Squadrons. Toulon, Dec. 5. Our Army encamps between Lefterel and Toumon, in order to cover.this City, and the Spaniards are at St. Maximin, covering Aix and'Marfeiiies. The Van of 20 Battalions coming doivn the Rhone is arrived, and we expect the reft every Day. The Auftrian Huffars extend their Excurfions as far as Ccftellane and Se-nez in Upper 1'rovence. Antibes was inveiled by 5000 Men, who came by Sea from Nizza. From the London Gazette. Gor.flantincple, Nov. 2. The Peace between this Empire and Perfta was publifhed here, and notified to all the Foreign Minifters on the 24th pair, by the Porte's Interpreter, who faid in general, that it was concluded npon Honourable 1 erms for the Porte, and that Ambafladors would very foon be interchanged. It is fince faid, tnat the Frontiers are to Hand in the fame Manner as was agreed in the laft Peace in Sjlian Ibrahim's Time. On the 28th M. Bcnkler had his Audiences of the Sultan, is Internuncio from their Imperial and Catholick Majeures. Advices from Candia mention, that npon three French Men of War coming there, and wanting Provi-fions, the Populace were ready to mutiny, and infilled upon the Bafh'aw's not fuffsring them to buy any. Upon the Ba&aw's faying, he left it to them, tne Coaft was icon lined with Jamfarics ; arid Lme of the Frenchjattempting to land to get fome Water, not knowing of the fudden Refolution taken afhore, they were fired upon, the Turks declaring they fhould have none, and bidding them go to Cerigo, to frek it. Berlin, Dec. 20. The King of Pruffiaand all the Royal Family are in good Health. His Majefty is to go the latter End of next Week for fome Days to Potzdam. Counf Bredow, formerly at Vienna, who was fir ft made Grand Mafter of. the Wardrobe, and afterwards Chief and Pfefident of Juftice in the room of the late Baron Dankelman, has reiign'd that Employment, which his Majefty has conferred upon M. Bifma.k, Chancellor of Cuftrin. Copenhagen, Dec. 17: This Court having confidered the Reports from Bergen concerning the Converfion of an Englifh Prize into a French Privateer, is going to difpatch Orders to put a Stop to all fuch Equipments in the Ports of Norway for the future. By a Letter from his Britannick Majefty's Conful at Elfenore we are juft informed, that the Convoy and Merchant Men bound Homewards, who have been detained fome Time in the Sound by contrary Winds, were all under Sail Yefterday with a fair Gale for paffing the Categat. Hambourg, Dec. 23. The Imperial Minifter, or Internuncio, at Conltantinople, has had his publick Audiences there, notwithftanding the Intrigues and Oppcfition of France, and even attended with fome Circumftances of Diftinction, and with fome Prerogatives, which the Porte hitherto had allowed only to the Character of AmbaiTador. And it is farther remarked, that this Audience was given a Fortnight after the Publication of Peace between the Turk and Perfian. Hague, Dec. 20, N.S. His Royal Highnefs the Duke was laft Saturday entertained at Dinner by CountChavanne, his Sardinian Majefty's Minifter here. On Sunday, by Count Welderen, one of the Deputies of Guelderland, and formerly Ambaffadir of the Republick in England. Yefterday, by Count Harrach, the Imperial Minifter. And To-day his Royal Highnefs dines with the Prince of Hilburglbaufen, Commander in Chief of the Bavarian Corps. Yefterday his Royal Highnefs removed into the Hotel de Frife ; and in the Evening-honoured with his Prefence the AfTembly of Madame Schepers, Lady to the Deputy of Rotterdam, in the Committee of State of this Provence. Marfhal Bathrani is on his Way hither, and expected To-morrow ; on which Day Count Waffenaer is to fet out from Breda for this Place, on a Vifit of a few Days to his Friends. M. de Puyfieux, is, it is faid, to .fet out from thence at the fame Time for Amlterdam, to fee the Curioficies of that City. Hague, Dec. 23, N.S. His Royal Highnefs the Duke, of Cumberland dined laft Wednefday with the Hon. M. Bentinck, Deputy to the Nobles of this Province to their High Mightineffes AfTembly ; and in the Evening was en- .ertain'ed at Supper b^Baran Reifckifit^the I�pe*ial M'r u'lier. 'Yelierday his Roy A Highnefs did Baron Sporcke, tertained nifter. "i cucruay uis Koyji Higlinels did Baron Spon.Ktr, his Majefty's Electoral Minifter, the Honour to dine with him ; and the fame Evening gave a Ball and Supper to the Ladies, &c." at his Hotel ; and Evening heiups with Madam Duvenvoide. M. Pathiani and his Lady, the Marquis del Puerto, the new Spanifh AmbafT.idor, and M. Finochetti, a new Minilt- r from the Court of Naples, are arrived here. Count Wafknaer and M. Pu) i'nux are alfo hourly expected fiom Breda. Hague, Dec. z~, N.S. On Saturday laft Mr. Trevor, his Hntannick M?jclty\~. Envoy-Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to their High Mightinefies, deliver'd tu th- President of the Week, the King his Mailer's Letters cf Revocation. Advices received To-day from Pari;, mention; the farther Retreat of the French Army cn the Side cf Toulon,'in^confequence of M. BelieifiVs pofitivc Orders not to n'fque a Battle General Brown is advanced as far as Draguignan, within eight or ten Leagues of that City, and has e.vacttd Contributions fumall ilie Places throup-fi which he pafTtd. "I he fame Advices mention anlniufrcc-tion at Ger.os, in which a great Nur.-iber of the Aullrixns were maflacred, but M. Bathiar.i has Letters cf the fame Cay, which mention it as a Thing of no Coclequtncc. LONDON. Private Letters from the Low Countries fbv, that the French are continually marching ?.nd ccunteimarching, fending Artillery here i-.nd there, and practifing every other Stratagem to'conceal their Diitrefi-, and prevent the taking Notice of the Detachments they are continually fending dlf for Provence. At the fame Time they give out, that they (hall loon have -c,ooo Men in this latter Country, and (till leave 115,000 on the Side of Brabant. On Saturday came ^dviceof the following Captures. . The Rofe, Witts, from Virginia for London, is taken by a French Man of War, from Chetxdow, near the Capes of Virginia ; the Captain and Crew are carried into Port Louis ; but the Ship was not ^arrived when the Letters came away. The Earl of Gaiiifbornugh, Carey, from St. Kitts, for London, is taken and carnedinto JJayonne. The Cselia, of Briitol, is taken and carried into ditto. The Goodwill, Darby, from Virginia to Leverpool, is taken and carried into ditto. A Bofton Ship, with Fifh, is taken and carried into ditto. The Bridge, Norton, fiom f.lontlerrat to Lonuon, is carried into St. Maloe?. The Hume, Chilton, from Marylandj is carried in:o ditto. A Brigantine, from Antigua, carried into ditto. The Benfon, --, from London for New-Er.;:..i:.L is carried into ditto. The Lyon, Lawfon, from Virginia, for London, is carried into St. AnderOi A Brigantine, with Figgs and Raifins, is carried into ditto. The Mary Gaily, Rice, from North Carolina, is carried into Port Pafl'age. The Good Inteni, Mulberry, from Bofton to London, is carried into Havre. The Seahorfe, Rofs, from Antigua for London, is carried into Vivero. ~.~;JShe�He*,eu!es, from Rotterdam to Invernefs, is taken, but ranfom'd. , The Rofe, Fea, from London to Aberdeen, is taken. The Riling Sun, with 123 Hogfheads of Sugar, is taken, but not carried in. The Walpole,--, from Newfoundland to London, is taken, but not carried in. Oa Thurfday laft when the Lord Lovat was brought to the Bar of the Houfe of Peers where he kneel'd till he was acquainted by the Lord Chancellor he might rife j and the Articles of Impeachment of High Treaion being read to him, His Lordfhip made a long Speech, fignifying the great Efteem he hid for his Majefty and the Royal Family ; and enumerated divers Inftances of the great Services he did the Government, in extinguifhing the Rebellion in the Year 1715, and for which he received great Favours from the late King, and his Miniftry : Aad like-wife took Notice of his Infirmities, particularly his^Deaf-nefs, and faid he had not heard a Word of the Charge which was read againft him. Then the faid Articles were read over again to him, and aocording to his Requeft Council and Sollicitors were "afligfi'd hTm ; and no Perfons are to have Accefs to him, witnout Leave. The Syren Man of War, Capt. Stringer, is arrived at Falmouth, in 11 Days, from Lifbon. ADV ERTISF. M \L N XS are taken in tor this Paper, ^Lloyd's Coffez-House, in Lombard-Street- ;