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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - February 14, 1845, London, Middlesex The General Advertifer. a. FRIDAY, February 14> 1745-56. ZW, February 12. E^TERDAY Afternoon his Maje-fty's Ships Ludlow-Caftle ahd Pool, with the Outward-bound fail'd to the Weftward. Remain his Maje-fty's Ships the Princefs Loaifa, Adr miral May hp, the Defiance,-Ruby, and a Dutch Man of War. Wind. N.N.W. ' Conjlantinopk, Dee. 24. Schah Nadir or Thamas Kouli �.an has caufed Propofitions of Peace to be made here; and jn order to give them an Air of Sinceriry, and gain the Lawyers, henas renounced his Pretentions with Regard to Mecca: But he infifts upon th.e Rejlitutipn of all the Dominions that Perfia formerly pqfcis'di; viz. Chaldea with Babylonia^ Mefopotamia, Baffora, and in general, all that lies between, the two Royal Rivers (SuphpitesaodTy^r^). As thefe Propofitions are not ac^^bfe,^,hei^rand Sigjior has rejected them, and great Levies are made throughout the Empire. The CoverhmenthouVever fufpe^ts, that the Governors of Bagdat and Baffora have flill a good Uflder-ftanding with the Schah, tho' his Highnefs hath fatisfied their Demands.; '�r: ." v - ^ came in a Body, as did the French Picquets about Nine: 'Ihefe laftcon-fiftedof-notabove 100 Men, and the whokamoujitedip about 1500. About zoo.Stragglej's.fqnqw'd on Monday ; and the feme' D^y came in frpm VixfJi& Men com-maridMby Mr. Robertfonof Fiflsillyi andBWfitty, and brought m with them feven Pieces ofBrafs Cannon, and four cover'd Waggons: Ninet*eo*Caits with Ammunition tameinalfp on the ad. Tie Ferlbn�pf\grea^ Diftinc| tion, who came in.with them were Lord Pitftigo, the Pert ion call'd Lord John Dnfmmond, Lp/d-Ogtb/.y,- Lord Kilmarnosh, Lord Eicho, Lord Lewis Gordon,* bir John Macleod Mrtchel;nhe Perfon.whp. ilUes mWelf the^ Lord George Murray., j_. C^JMpdav ihe^d, there went for"' Dunkeld, feven ?ie05 of lf^..Cannpn^VTour covered Waggons, and 14 Mparts wittf ^minunitwn, efcorted by Lord Lewis Gordon's Meo: TKfrfame Day the mainB&> dy of HotTe and Foot^ eroded fiwRrvef lay in ailrag-^ gling Mannery and took thpir Route for Coup�r�f Angus, viz. thofe-(failed the Life^Guard^PiUligo's, Lord Q^il� vy's," and Sir janres'Kinloch's r-aiid feyeral of the abo^e .Genjlemeft went withithero. Qn lue^ay the 4th, the French Ptcquets, abo\� ieo Menivholay jln Gatrifonheie, commanded by. Colonel Qrejghton,. and Mr. Robe.tfonof ^Falkilly^andb;]airfitty, ^ijth thipir i4oMen> accompanied by L6rdJStrathal\an, Gaflc,' Lord George Munay, and,t�>e remaining Part of Uie Gentlemen beforementioned, paued likewife the laid River, excepting Secretary Murray* who Went on Monday Afternoon to. Lord John Drummond's at Fairnton, where it is ailedged the Pretender's Son was, and Lord KUmarnoch, the French Arabaflador fo calledj Mac-leod of Raza, and another Gentleman, who went in a Coachfoc Xhmkeld. This Town was evacuated on Tuefday the 4th,"between Eleven and Twelve in the Forenoon; about an Hour after marched through the Town a final! Party from the Creif, and croffed the faid River. The Rebels left here 13 Pieces of Iron Cannon, about 8 and 12 Pounders, nail'd up; and threw into the River 14 Swivel Guns lately belonging to his Majefty's Sloop the Hazard, which were taken out again this Morning: They alio threw a great Quantity of Cannon Balls into the River. Perth, Feb. 8. His Royal Highnefs has been here ever fince the >6th inftant, and we are employed in laying in our Magazines of Bread and Forage. Two Detachments of 500 Foot each have been fent forward, one to Dunkeld, under the Command of Lieutenant Colonel Sir Andrew Agnew, with izo Argyllfhire Men added thereto; the other, under the Command of Lieutenant Colonel Leigh-ton, tO-Caftle Menzie, a Mile on the other Side of lay Bridge* The Reft of the Army remains here, in order to reft the Regiments of Foot; after the great Fatigue they have undergone: � " All the ISflv and Scotch, who came from France, are gone off to Montrofe, under the^bftinand of the Perfbn ftifing ihimfelf Lord John Dibn^ond. The Hazard Sloop is gone North about, in ordef^ fuppofed, to carry bff the Pretender's Son; who, acobrdingatb our beft Informations, lay on Thijrfday Nignt ^>^Bjta|Fof;^ Athol, Vith a Bq4y of the Rebels, not amountmgi*by their own Account, to 1500 Men, though it be the: greateft.Number they haVe any where together. Edinburgh, Feb: 8. Five in the Afternoon. This Mo-f ment the'PHrice of Heflfej and the Earl of CraufuroV*ith* the Heffians, are fafelyarrived in the Road of.Leith. They came from W.lliamftadt: on Tuefday laft, and have had a very good Paflage. The Troops will remain on' board till his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumbeflaffif,si*t**� Pleafure is known, to whom an Exprefs has been dif-patched to Pjer9|, where his Highnefs was .on the fjtfc, with . Notice .of their Arrival. In the mean while Preparations are making for the Reception of the Prince of Hefle, and Bread and-Forage are providing for the Troops.. Admiral Byng is cruizing off Montrofe with fome Men of War, as is Captain ?alfour off Peterhead. About,t Fourteen Days ago, a Spanifh Privateer arrived in the Port of this-laft Placef?with about Nine Tan of Gunpowder, Three, Cfiefts of Mbney, and feveral Chefts of fmall Arms on board, all which were prefently- after landed, and the , Money and Powder were conduced to Montrofe by a Party of the Rebels; Captain Balfcfur has fince taken the above Privateer, hot hot being able to get her out of the faid! Poftji on Account of her being nippid there by the Tides, he propofes to bum her. Letter from NewcaJUe, Feb. 9. * Advice by a Letter from^ Edinburgh, by laft Night's' Poft, confirms thatthe Rebels were difperfing indimpafi^ ' Bodies, and flying fome towards the Highlands, and ' towards the Lowlands; that they abandoned Perth ' in the greateft Hurry and Cpnfufion, anil left behind* them fome of whofe Pofterity are even at this Day inPoffeffion of confiderable Commands inthe Swedilh Army. * Nor has the Zeal of the Family fur the fame glorious Caufe been lefs confpicuous at Home than Abroad, efpi-cially fince the late happy Revolution, whichthey had a confiderable Hand in fettling firft, in the NorthernPart 6f* the Ifiand, as they have often detended it fince, ia I imei of the greateft Danger, at the Expence of their Bloqd and Fortunes. For, not to go^ftrtteer back, in* tire-Year 1715, when an unnatural Rebellion broke out in the North, the deceafed Sir Robert Monro, with his Clan, appeared in Arms in Defence of the Conftitution and the Proteftant Succeflion, and made a confiderable .Diverfion in Favour of the King's. Army, under the late Duke of Argyll, which at that Time was but very fmall. And in the Year 1719, when a Spanifti Invafion, fup-ported by an Infuredtipn in the Highlands, threatned the Kingdom with new Calamities, Capt. George Monro of Cuikairn, in his Brother^Sir. Rpbert^AJjfijace, put * himfelf at the Head of a con�2erat>le Number of the Clan, Who Iwn'd the King'js Troops under the Command of Licutenant-General Wightman, and, by their Bravery contributed not a little to the entire Defeat of fntrWSbeR'af