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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - February 17, 1746, London, Middlesex The General Advertifer. TUESDAY, February 17, 1746-7. Deal% February -45. AILED his Majefly's Sloop Hazard, on a Cruiz;. Arrived the Swan Sloop from a Cruize ; and , remain with his Majedy's Ships theEltham, Flamborough, Lys, and Shark ; and the Furnace Bomb ; tne Duke of Camber-land, Hardwick, and Kingilon Privateers, wiih the Outward-bound. WindS.S.E. Grave/end, Feb. r-c. Pafs'd by Cambridge, Lorren, from Antigua* and the Joleph, Witherdon, from Peters-burgh. Falmouth, Feb. 12. Sailed Lady Magdalina Dorothy, Haas, for Gibraltar j and Anna Margarita, for Oporto. Arrived the Expedition Packet, from Lifbjn. WindN.W. Plymouth, Feb. 13. Came in the Plymouth Merchant, from Bridal. Sailed the Pool Man of War, with the Trade for the Downs. Sailed the Monmouth, Syren, and two other Men of War to the Weftward. Dartmouth, Feb. 13. This Morning failed from Tor-bay his Majcdy's Ship Poo], with the Trade for the Downs; but the Wind is now S.S.E. and blows ha:d. The�^ercury, Foot ; Fortune, Smith ; Fanny, Bate-man; and Adventure, Paimer, from Br.ftol, are arrived at Jamaica. The Two Friends, Waters, from Lancafter, at ditto. The Pelling, Nelmes, from St. Kites, at Carolina. The Prince Edward, Dawfon, from London at Leghorn. The Neptuue, Heren, from Oporto, off Dover. The Maryland, -, from Maryland, at Biddeford. The 'Zephyr, Manby, from Newfoundland, at Leghorn. The Tryton, Saunders, from London, at Mahone. Yefterday were delivered the two Mails from Holland. Petersburgh, Jan. 29. The 25th Inftant the Karl of Hyndford fent back to London the Courier he lately received from thence, who carries the Aft lately figned by bi� Excellency with the Imperial Minifters, whereby his Britannic Majefty aefftjes to the Treaty figned in May laft between this Court and that of Vienna. News has Iike-vriie been-fent to Vienna of this Acceftion, by which the King of Great-Britain takes Part in all the Engagements contrafted between tbefe Powers. Six Battalions, Part of 14 that were ordered to be ready to march, have fet out this Week for Finland. The extraordinary Council of War, formed fiace the Arrival of Count Lafcy, meets every Day at that Lord's Hoafe ; but what Refolutions are taken, or what is debated of, remains absolutely fecret. Madrid, Jan. 30. We have received Advice, that General Count Gages, who formerly commanded theSpanifh Army in Italy, arrived at Barcelona the gth Inftant, where it is expected he will flay fome Time, and then come hither. There is a Talk that we- (hall fend a Reinforcement out of Catalorya into Provence, confiding of no lefs than 15 or j 8,oo3 Men. . Hanover, Feb. 10. The Bodies of Recruits fent fiom this Ele&orxte to complete our Troops in the Low-Countries, are to be followed by others at the End of March. The Levies are continned with great Diligence, and will even ba continued after that Time, in order to have in Re-ferve a Body of Men to compleat our Troops ag*tn about the Middle of the Campaign. Within four Days paft three Couriers have paft thro' here for Gotha, Berlin, and Copenhagen, and wele>rn, by the Difpatches which the Regency have received on that Occafion, that his Britannick Majefty demands another Body ef fome thoufand Men of the Duke of Saxe-Gotha, to enter into the Pay of the Maritime Powers. The Courier bound for. that Court alfo carries with him rich Prefents from the Prince and Princefs of Wales tothe Duke, and all the Ducal Family. According to what is laid of the Plan of Operations for the enfuing Campaign,there will be twoArmles provided with a numerous Train of Artillery, and with all other Things requisite to the forming of Sieges. ^ Hamburgh, Feb.?,. Mod of the Advices that we receive From different Parti are full of Uncertainties and Contra-diftiom, that-we cannot rely on. Thofe from Stockholm tell us, that Jount Telia has (ign'fi.d to the Foreign Mini-iters refiding there, that for the future they are to addrels themfi'lves to him only. Thofe from Peterfburgh generally affjr; u?,thr.: not only the Troops have receiv'd frefh Order; to m irch, but that the Admiralty have'alfo been enjoined to m:ke the nvcaffary Difpe^tions at Cronftadt, and that they 2re fending over the Ico, tpoa Sledges, great Quantities cf Naval Stores and Provifions, in order chat tne Men t.f War and Galiies may be ready to fail as foon as the Sea is open. From Berlin we havi nothing remar- kable, and at Drefden all is quiet fince the Departure of the Dauphinefs. The Bohemian Nobility oppofe the Eftablifhment of the Militia, becaufe they arc afraid that if Arms are given to their VaiTals, tbey may turn them co fome other Ufe than the Defence of the Kingdom. Ea trail of a Letter from the General Quarters at Nice, dated Feb. 4. ' The Difficulties which hindered us from becoming ' Mailers of a Port in Provence, having been an Obftacle, ' at the fame Time, to our longer Continuance in that ' Country, where the Troops would foon have been in ' Want of Provifions, on Account of the Neceffity of re-' ceiving them by Sea, and the Decays occafioned by the ' leaft Roughnefs of Weather; thefe Confiderations added ' to the Orders of the Emprefs contained in a mod gra-' cioas Refcript to General Brown, determined that Ge-' serai, with the Advice of the other Generals, both Im-' perialifts and Piedmontefe, to retire to the Left of the ' Varo. All the Polls we- occupied on the Right having ' been called in on the 2d Inftant, the next Morning, at ' Break of Day, our Troops recalled that River on four ' Bridges that we had there, over which the Artillery, &c. * had paffed the preceding Days. Our Retreat was made ' in good Order, and covered by General Roth, whofe 4 Rear-Guard flcirmiflied for fome Time with the Enemy. ' The River was much fwelled when we repafs'd it, and ' one of our Bridges had like to hove been carried away ' with the Grenadiers upon it. A Number of Croats and ' Sclavonians made fome Confufion in the lafl Column, and ' 20 of them were drown'd, who drew in with them fome ' Suttlers, and 10 or 1 z Foot Soldjers, who were carried ' away by the Rapidity of the Tortent. Our Army is now ' encamped on the Eminences oppofite St. Laurence, after : having been two Months and two Days in Provence.  Our Army is in as goodCondition as need be defired, and ' we are determin'd to canton our Troops according to the ' Advices we receive of th� Enemy's Motions.' Paris, Feb. 17. In Confequence of-fome Difpatches received fr�m M. de Belleifle, his Majefty is faid to nave refolved in Council, that the Army (hall pafs the Varo, to make the Enemies retire from Nice, and affift the Geno-efe. We are allured, that M. de Belleifle is expe&ed at Court, and that great Pains are taking to get the Command of the Army in Provence for the Prince of Conti. The Dauphinefs, who perfefily anfwers the Idea form'd of her, and is admired by the Court, has been (lightly in-difpofed, but is now well. As (he has afked to fee the fine Cam that were drawn about Paris on the- Day of her Marriage, they are refitting, in Order to be (hewn her, when (he goes to the Parliament. . All the Sovereign Tribunals have complimented their Royai Highnefles upon their Marriage, and the Court ha? refolved, on that Account, to publifh a general Pardon for all Deferters. We have nothing here but Balls and Mafquerades, and at one of the latter the King diverted himfelf pulling off his Mailt in a Country Dance, Several Perfons have been killed during the Fireworks. The Clergy have opened their Affembly at the Great AuguBines, and have agreed to offer the King a Free Gift of 15 Millions. Commodore Eftanduaire, who is to command the Fleet now arming at~Breft, is arrived to receive the King's O.ders concerning the Expedition he will be employ'd in. All the Subaltern Officers of the Army in Flanders return thither daily, and a large Body of Troops is to- be aflembled alwut Cincy, to obferve the Allies, who are in Motion about Maeftricht. It is ftill faid, that M. de Lowendahl is preparing at Namur for a Secret Expedition. An Exprefs is arrives from G�noa itfelf, by Way of Marfeilles,, which fays he faw the two Sons of the Pretender as he came through Avignon, where they arrived fome Days before. Anions 1342 Livres. Hague, Feb .21. The Duke of Cumberland gave a Grand Supper laft Night to feveral Foreign Minifters, and other Periods of the firft Raak of both Sexes; after which there was a Ball. It is thought, that M. de Waflenaer will fet out To-morrow for Breda, and the other Minifters will follow him fucceflively. A Coarier is arrived from Vienna to Count Harrach, in his Way to London, with a Confirmation of the Re-Paflage of the Varo by Count Brown's Army without the leaft Lofs or Diforder. LONDON. The Court of Vienna having been long in great Uncertainty, about the Intentions of the Turks, is now faid to be {atitfied that it need be under no Apprehenfions ; and is therefore fending off, for Italy and the Low Countries, theTroops in the Hereditary Countries, as fa ft aspoflible. It appears, that the Troops which are moving towards Hungary, are fent only to quell the Jan'faries already there, who having lately hatl a Stoppage of their Pay, oc- cafioned by the want cf Remittances, murmur very greatly againil the Bafhaw of Belgrade, and feem to threaten an Infurre&ion. According to fome Letters from Italy, the Gefloefe feem refolved to defend themfelves to the IrM Extremity, and" fome of the Nobility have joined the Populac, to purine that Refolution, while others have fubferibtd large Suras of Money for their Support and Encouragement. Thefe" Letters add, that all the Inhabitants of the Vallies havei been fummon'd to repair into the Capital, .where Money has been ftruck with a Denth's-liead, and a Cap arown'd wi-.h Lawrel, by the Side of each other, and a Motto importing, they would either Conquer or D'k. Likewife, that a free Pardon had been published to all the Ccfiican--; and that means were taking for bringing ^.ooo of them to Genca, for the Defence of that Place. The Auftrians have published a Lift of their Slain during their Stay in Provence, which makes them amount to 400 Men at moft. According to the laft Letters from Provence, moft of the French Horfe have taken cheRoad to Upper-Daurihiny for the Convenience of Subfiftance ; and for thi fame Rea-fon, the Troops are retired towards Aix, while the Chevalier de Belleifle remains upon the Varo to guard the5 Banks, and hinder the Imperiaiifts frcm making IncurfionSi There is nothing new with regard to the Affairs of Genoa. The fiefheft Advices from Lombardy only fiy, that M. de Bjtta having refigned the Command provisionally tothe Prince Ricoilomini, the Operations would be renewed on the Arrival of Count Schulemberg, unlefs the Citizens fol-low'd the Example of one of the Vallies, by fubmitting' to the Emprefs-Queen. The Hornet Sloop of War, Captain Keller, is carried into Havre. The King William, Carter, from London to Jamaica, is taken and carried into Havre. 1 he Filher, Baker, from Virginia, js taken aid can ied* into St. Maloes, The Prince Charles, Stewart, from Belfaft for Jamaica, was taken in Lat. 49. Ijy the Conquerante, a French Pn* vateer of Granville, and ranfom'd for 1600 L The St. George, Mitchell, from Newfoundland, is arrived at Leghorn. She was attack'd in the Gut of Gibraltar by fome fmall Spaatfli Privateers j but (he beat them all off. The Prophet Daniel, (belonging to Hamburgh) front Trania to Lilbon, is taken by the Algerioes. The 1'Efperance, bound from Boardeaux to Martiaico, after three Hours Engagement, was burnt by the Englifli. The Conftantine, Reed, from Briftol, is arrived at Mahone. She has taken and carried into that Port, a French. Ship with 95 Bales of Cloth, from MarfeiUei for Conftau-tinople. Yefterday a Court of Admiralty was held, when the Forte, a French Ship, taken by the Gloucefter and Lark Men of War, was condemn'd as lawful Prize. The Dreadnought Privateer, Capt, Veal, is put into Leghorn, from a Cruize, The Bellona, Prize tothe Dreadnought "Man of War, is fafe arrived in the Downs. The Tilbury Man of War and Deptford Store&ip, ar� arrived at Mahone. Yefterday the Hon. Mr. Juftice Wright, the Hon. Mr. Baron Reynolds, and the Hon. Mr. Baron Give* met zX the Court-houfe at St. Margaret's HitI, but there being no Bills of Indiftment found againft any of the Rebel Prifa-ners, the Court adjourned to Monday the fecond Day of March. The Election of -a Phyfician to the Publick Infirmary in Weftminfier ii appointed to be on Thurfiay next, when it is expected that moft of the Gentlemen, who are Contributors to that Charity, will beprefent, as it is likely to be a Conceded" Election. To the Author of the General Advertiser. SIR, ' 0 i > HERE being a Bill now depending in the Hon. * \ Houfe of Commons for the taking off the Prohi-  bition of Importing Spanifh Goods the Produce of Old ' Spain ; its humbly hoped the Wifdom of the Legiflature ' will fo far amend the Navigation-Ad as not to permit them tt> be brought to any, of our Iflands near home in ' Neutral Veffels, which would be fo detrimental to the ' Britijb Navigation ; and, at the fame Time, greatly ' enlarge tne Navigation of our Neighbours, as it would ' make- them the only Carriers of our Commerce; and � would in Time encourage them to be Purchafers and ' Venders of them again to us, by Reafon of their Enjoy-' ment of the Neutrality, being able now to navigate 1 much cheaper than we. Nay, it would be. a means of fup-- A D V E RT IS F M M N T S are taken is for this Paper, Lloyd's Coffee-House, in Lombard-Street ;