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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - February 3, 1746, London, Middlesex �I � UU.i � Numb. 3836. T U E S D A Yy> 3, 17467- Deal, February 1. jMAIN in the Downs the Far saceBombi with the Outward-jbptind, as in my laft. Wind I S.W.byW. Gretvefetid, Jan. 31. Pafs'd -by John and Richard, Turtel, from Gnernzey ; the Salisbury, Hancock, from Lilbon; Edward Augnfta, Thompfon, from Plymouth; the John and Sarah, Cameron, from Antigua; and the Nathaniel and John, Hallcs, from-- Dartmouth, Jan.. 30. Laft NigH camf' in the Holies anatSitty of Tofrfham, fpx Antigua, who, was feparated from, GJjcafflodoreLjpgg, by bad Weather, and was oblig'd re throw Jwejve.of his Guns overboard. PffjBWtK Jeparated in bad Weather from Commodore. Legg. The Matter {ays, be law one Ship that, had loft her Main-mail, and another that had loft her Main-mail, Fore-top-maft and Mizen ; and ;thaf-they -had been in very bad Weather fince they failed from the Coaft. f&tymouthi. Jan. 31. Arrived the Betfey and Phillis, Robins, from Oporto.... Came-to an. Anchor in Portland-.Road, the Evans, from Pool, foi Gibraltar. The-Sally, Cottam ; and Eurapa, Lindfay, from Rotterdam, are arrived at Hull. The Mary, Martin, from London, at Philadelphia. The Sally, Clark, from London, at New York. The Prudence, Walker, from Lancafter, at Barbadoes. The Antigua Merchant, Williams, from.Maryland, at Leverpool. TheSalJy, Keif, from New York, at Nevis, TtUrJhupgbi Jtn. 15. Field-MarShal Lafci being to flay here longer than was at firft expected, Orders, hare been fent to Riga for bringing thence Part of his Family -and Bqpupage?. His Excellency ha6 difpacched feveraL Or-defr within a few Days pail, to the Commandants of the udghDonring Places, for the Regiments-to-be all ready to change--their Quarters as. faon as Notice (hall be given Ann. The. Offi cers-of Artillery, who arc abfent from their Corps, are at the fame Time commanded to rejoin them, without Delay. SUikbalm, Jan, 24. Count TefSn being returned to hig Seat ib the Senate, from which he was a few Days abfent, andjiayipg overcome all the Afperfions.attempted to be call on his Character, one of the principal Objects of Care in this- Capital is laid to be,, to convince the. Court of Ruffia that the Government' of this Kingdom, in general, and all the Members' of "k, in particular, invariably regard the Friendfhip of her Imperial Czarifli Majefty, as one of the moft falutnry Advantages to Sweden ; and that whoever Shall dare to infinuate the leaft Idea to the contrary, fhaH be look'd upon as an ill-minded and perverted Subject, &c. The new ArobaS&dor that is to go to Peterf-borgh has not yet been named bat the Senator Count Ce-dercreutz .is calked of on that Occairon, he having before refided in that Character at the Imperial Court of Rui&a. Franci/ort, Jan. 29. In the Night between the 27th and z8th lollant, a violent Storm arpSe here, which ended in a heavy Rain. that, lafted till this Day. Yefterday and To-day a great many Carriages, which attended the Daji-pbinef? in her Journey, pafled by he/e in their Way to Xtacjden. They went no farther than Strafburgh, the firft Frontier Town of France that Princefs came to. It is faid, that the Circles will very foon make an Augmentation of their Troops. LONDON. Yefterday came� that the Two Brothers, Wilflu mas, from St. Kitts to London, is taken by the French, and carried into St. Maroes. And alfo a Brigantine from Leghorn, The Loyal-Macks, Afhwell, from Jamaica, (laft from, Plymouth) i$ .taken off Beachy, by a French Priva{ee>. The Fomna*e Mary, Thwaits, bound from New York te Jamaica, is loftan her Paffage. The-TyrreJ!, Smith, from Montferrat to NjewYark, is alfo loft in her PaiJage. The Italian Merchant; Weftoc, from London for St. JLitta, i$ retaken, by a. Man of War, and-carsied into Barbadoes, They write from Dongarwan hv Ireland., that on the 23d Inftantthe Friend's Adventure, WJutty, of and for Briftol from South Carolina, laden with Rice, and Deer Skins, funk in 14 Fathom Water, in that. River, and fcarce her Topraaft is to be feen. The Eleanor^. Cjaven, from London to St. Kitts, who {ailed with Cominidore Legg, after. fiaVin&been Separated in bad^e^fterft and taken^hy two SpaoiSh Pfrivateers, iT(jn^^er,dna't'"Sea,;'17 of the Crew Were-iav'd by'tne, iP^atieer, 12 per^dj and jp, m?tecnloofry, (av'd' themfelves in their. SiinaU irjoaj,. 5 and arriVed*; at ?ttp zance ; having been two Days and one Night afSea, without a Compafs, or any Victuals. ,. " Copy, of a Letter from Nrw-Tork, Dec. 31. ' Yt.(brday.camein here a large French Prize Ship ta- * ken about the 25th of laft, Moiuh, by .the Piiyateer- * Snow Dragon, Capt. Seaman of this Port, in Signt ' and Company of the Pandoor and George Priyateers, * of Philadelphia, The George had juit taken a Sloop. ' The Pandour was left in Chace of another Ship � and ' the Dragon was left engaging another, and had-then ' been five Hours at it; and 'twas hoped would overcome ' her, and we hourly expect to hear of them. They ' were all Part of the Fleet from Bourdeaux, one of ' which you will find, mentioned in my laft. The Prizes ' there faid to be takjerj, are not yet come in j tho' a large * Ship is at the Hoo^, fuppofed to be one of them, but ' thought to be a-ground. ' Capt. Man cftheTryton, and the Caftor and Pollux. ' Privateers, til of this Port, a few Days before they took' ' thofe Prizes, drove a large French Storeflirp afeore an' ' Hifpaniola : She was bound with the Breft Fleet to; 1 Canada, who after going into Chebucto, were obliged to ' go for the Weft-Indies. TheI Men fefcap'd on Shore; ' but the three Privateers plundered her of a good Deal of ' her Stores. ' I am told the Sally fpoke with a VefTel at Sea, who ' informed them, that the Privateer Bfig. Greyhound of ' this Place, has carried a 64 Gun Ship of' the Bred Squa-' dron into Antigua.-She was in Dfltrefs, and "had but ' 24 Hands well on board, and made a Signal to Cape. " Jeffries, who took her. We wifh this may be true. Other Letters fay the fame, and, one in particular, that the Try ton, in Company with the Caftor and Pollux, had taken two French Ships, one of zz Guns, and the other of 10, faid to be worth 50 or 60,000 1. which are thpfe mentioned above. Lttttr from Falmouth* Jan. 26. ' Arrived in 42 Days from Lifbpn, the N.S. de Cavo � e Santa Ritta, which Veffel was hy bad Weather forc*d * up St. George's Channel, where, after being fome Days, ' the Mailer and four Men went aihore, hut have not been * heard of fince ; for the Mate fir'd Guns and made Sig-' nals for three Days, but no Boat came off, and the Wind ' being fair he proceeded on his Voyage.' Letttr from Ptrtfmoutb, Feb. 1. * On the 30th paft came into Harbour the Princefe ' Louifa, from a Cruize, having loft her Foremaft, Main  ' topmaft and Mizen-toprnaft. Came in alfo the Fox, ' with the Tranfports from Guernsey and Jerfey, Men of War at SfHtbtarf. Royal George St. George Sandwich Faulkland Rofc. Viper and Scorpion Sloop Surprize Under Sailing Oriert. Superbe, Admiral Byng Colcheter Litchfield Winchelfea Augufta, far Plymouth Ten Sail of India Ships, and the Oporto and Lilbon Ships, who wait to fail with Admiral Byng. Yefterday being Candlemas-Day, the fame was obferv'd at Court as a high FeftjyaL when the Knights Companions of the Moft Noble Order of the Garter," Thiftie and Bath appeared in thgf Collars of their refpective Orderi. The Wind proving.very fair, 'tis thought that his Ripyal Highneis the Duke of Cumberland arrived fafe at HoQand Yefterday Morning. The Duke's new-ratfed Regiment of Dragoons will not go to Flanders at prefent, but wi 11 be quartered, as we are informed, towards the Weil of England. The Right Hob. the Lords Comfjuifioners of the Trta-fury have appointed Mrs. Bk*nkey to be Hbufe-keeper to the Hon. the Commiffioners cT the LandrTax, in the Room of her Mother deceaied. In tbe Harbour. Duke Prince George Elisabeth Princeffa York Rippon Centurion Devonshire Chicheftcr Defiance Namure Chefter Hampfliire Arundel Glafgow Invernefs Fox Jamaica. Sloop We hear, that the Priyateers and _Traaiport Ships, that lhave been for fome Time pa^,-and-are every,Day wking 'into his Majefty^Servi^e, as,wdjJathe;RJwr.a3 the Out*" Ports, are to renTrzvous, with a Fleet of Men of War at a convemeVrrPKceT^ntrnpoD"'trie" Arrival of-the-Troops from Ireland, and Reriim of the Tranfports wmHoUand, another Secret Expedition will be put in Execution^ which may furprize.and Nonplus our Enemies more than any thing that hat happened fince the Commencement cf tbe War.-The Number of 'Troop's which 'a/etu be~em: ployed in that Service, Its faid, wilTbe abotft zo^cJOOMen, and a' large Train of Artillery'. Trie OfEfceh w*ho are fl^j�-ppinted for.this Expedition have Ofdersio'tie ready a Day's Notice.-Us to be bop''d 'they e of Suffolk, void by the Death of the late Mr. QUartus Heft, tbe.laft Incumbent. '  The Rev. Mr. Roger Cockfedge, CI. M.A. is inftituted into the Re&ory of Wordwell in Suffolk, void by the Resignation of the Rev. Mr. Jofeph LaytorJ, thelaft Incumbent. � -SCOTLAND, Edinburgh, Jan. 26. On Saturday laft the Mercnry Man of War brought into Leith Road from Berwick-Bay, a Ship of and from Borrowftorteis, Mackenzie Mafter, for Holland, with fufpected Paffengers' on board. The Mailer and Crew are Prifoners on board the Man of War, and the Ship is arrefted. The Paflengers that Afternoon were landed, and brought up to the;Cannorigate Priforf, where they were examined, and affumed die following Names, viz. James Angus (fuppofed to be David Ogilvie ef PeeJ, who efcaped'lately frQm the Cannongate Jay}) Peter Hay (alias Cameron, alias Chalmers, who, at the Same Time, made his. Efcape alfo;) James Wat: (alias Mungdr Graham} ^James Campbell and James Jamifon and after Examination about S o'clock that Night, were carried to the Caftle.-'Tis not certain, whether upon Information, or accidentally in queft of Smuggling Veflek,'the Ship wasfeized in that Bay by tbe'Alan of' War i^'tis (al4 the Grounds of Sufpjcion Were, the Ships not bringing to upon the proper Sigpal, and, when obliged by teach young Gentleman and Ladies, from feven Years of Age, and upwards, (who never wrote before) a Plain, Legible Hand, in one Month, at an Hour per Day, or in three Days, attending the whole Day; and others of no extraordinary Genius from the Age of 10 to 50* who wrote very indifferently, have had'their Hands considerablyimprov'd in one Week, at an Hour per Day, at Home' or Abroad. -N.B. Specimens of Perfons Writing in the above Time may be feen. ADV ERTUSEM EN?S are taken in for this Paper, ?s Lloyd's Coffbi-Housb, in Lomba/d-Street ;