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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - February 26, 1746, London, Middlesex Nu.M b.v 3849. T;H Xf VL S D A Y, Fe? R'tfAR y . 'i 74^*?�. ^F5 Deal, February 24. EMAIN in thfe Downs his Maje-!fty^ Ships the Greyhonnd, Lys, ^FlambbroUgh, Hound Sloop, . Duke of Cvmberhni, Kingfton, and the Hardwick Privateers. WindE.S.E. * Grpvt/enJi Feb. 24. Pafi'd byjOde Georgius, Durks, from Falmouth, Fed. 21. Since my Jaft arrived the Endeavour; Paiiser, from London to GWgow. Wind N.E. Dprtpo&th, Feb. tx. This Day came in the Refolu-j liOh/tefecker, of Stockholm, fr0m 'London for Leghorn., PwL^bf Remain at Brqwnfey, the Endeavour, Tro|fe jfet1 Londpq };ia& it Stakes the George, Cleland, for ajCrurae. Sailed the Content, Row, for Penzance. ExtraS of a Letter from Lyons, Feb. 10. ' All the Talk here isabout the Mailer of a Bark, who ?lay'd the Auftrians a Trick at their Departure out of rbvence. He had a Commiffioti from General Brown to tranfpbrt certain Provifibns, and among them 300 Sacks of Meal, from Cannes to Villafrancha : And as he had already made three Voyages in the fame Service, fcnd received nothing but good Words for his Freightage, his whole Thoughts Were turned upon "Revenge. 'Twas 4 fair Weather whehhefet fail from Cannes ; but foon af-� ter a very thick Fog arofe. This feemed to him too * good an Opportunity to be loft. - He began to cry out, ' that a violent Tempeft was coming on, Jand begg'd * that every Body would go down, and leave the Manage-' meant of the Ship tohim. The Auftrian Officers and ' 30 Soldiers, alarm'd at the Cries and feign'd Affright of * the Mafter* betook therqlelves immediately to the Hold. * The Pilot ftHl continued -lamenting aloud for their ex- * tffme ,Dangeen refoJved on by the French Court. It iS'highly probable that the above Expedition is de-fegncdagainft North America : fftu it is not to be doubted as wchayeabout 50 Sail of Men of War on our Ccaft, we {hall be able to give a good Account of all their Motions. We hear th&t four Ships of the Line are failed from Plymouth, to cruize on the French. The Right Hon. the Lords Commiffioners ef theTrea-fury have appointed Mr. Lucas, Meffenger Extraordinary ' to be Meffenger in Ordinary in the room of Mr. Martyn, deceafed. On Tuefday Night died, at his Lodgings in St. James's-Street, Sir Roger Bradtaaigh, Bart. Jvlemb^er of Parliament &r Prefton ia Lancafhire. to On the jj'id Jnftaint the J^je, Berham, belonging Pool^ Was. loft bjraihg fold fcojwey. \ The Crown, Thornton* FriS^'Lynrito Leith andvStock- * holm, is wreck'&near Dunbar." ' - The Robhrand Ruth, Wiles; from Hull to.Dantzick, is afhoje near Hartlepool. . The Right HonlEarl Gower, Lord Privy(Seal, who^has; been dangeroufly ill for fome Time paft, at bis Houfe in* Grofvenor-Square, 'is advifed by his Phyficians tQ goto* the? Bath, in order to inake uib of the Waters. there, .for- the| better Recover^ of fiis Health.. And To-morrow his Lord- * fhip. fets out for the aforefaid Place. By the Aft of ParUameht lately pa.fs'd, for faying Ad--ditional Duties on Houfes and Windows, there are to be Sixty Officers added, viz. Nine in the (County of Middle-fex, and the Remainder in the feveral Counties in England. . All thefe New Offices are in the Glftof the Right ,Hon.' the Lords Commiffioners of the Treafury. Yefterday Morning, about ^ o'Cfock, as the, Poft-boy' was coming thro'Holborn, with , the Briftol and Glouce-; fter Mails, fome Villains found means te carry off the' latter, which was buckled behind thePoft-Chaife. - On Monday hift Ralph Palmer, Efy; a Gentleman of. good Eftate, was married, to Mifs Peacock, a young Lady' of fine Accpmpljfhmepa and 20,0001.,"Fortune. Laft t^eek died at Plymouth, Philip tentyre, Efq; one; of the moft eminent Merchants in that Part of England; who had acquired a very great Fortune with Reputation? and is juftly lamented by all that knew him, as a valuable Member of the Community. Laft Saturday the Lady of Sir Thomas Dyke Ackland, Knight of the Shh-e for the County of Devon, was brought to Bed of a Son, at his Seat at Park in Somerietihire, to the great Joy of that Family. On Monday about Six in the Evening, one Mr. Jonathan Wood, a Publican in St. Giles's, was attack'd and , robb'd hear Kentifl�-Town, of about 15s. by two Ruffians, ' who made off undifcover'd. Yefterday the Seffions began at the Old-Bailey, when 23 Prifoners were tried, 13 of whom were call for Tranfr portation, and to Aequitted. A Petition was prefented to the Court on the behalf of Mr. John Blaw, one of the State Prifoners, committed by the Marquis of Tweedale, defiriog to be difcharged; but the Court, did not come to any Determination upon the fame; and adjourn'd to this Morning Eight o'CloCk. We are informed, that the General Court of the London-Infirmary which; was' to have been held this Day at Har berdafher's Hall, is poftponed.-Likewife the Anniverfary Feaft of this Charity to Tuefday the 31ft of March next, on Account of Lord Lovat's Trial being fixed for Thursday the ;th of March, the Day appointed for that Anniverfary, as it will be impoffible for the' Prefident, the Archbifhop of York, and feveral Noblemen and Gentlemen to attend. Neivcafile, Feb. 21. Yefterday Morning two other Companies of Cholmoildeley's Regiment marched hence for Northampton. This -Morning the remaining three Companies are to taks the fame Route. : They are re^ placed by five Companies of Guife's Regiment. SCOTLAND. Edinburgh, Feb. 18. We have had thefe two Days paft fuch a fevere Storm of Snow and Drift, that:the London Port came not in till this Morning at Eight, full 24 Hours later than ordinary. Upon'an Order from the Right Hon. Lord John Murr ray, Colonel of his Majefty's firft Highland KegiSfen^ for the Number of forty Draughts, from the Additional Company's of his Lordfhips Regiment, the Companies being affernbled at their Head Quarters, via. RuthVoh and^ Taybridge, and openly told by Lieutenant John Campbell . Yefterday the Lords of Seffions inflicted the Punifhment of TranfpOrtation, to one of his Ttfajefty's Plantations, and Pillory, upon one Stephenfon, for fabricating and feigning a Bill above another's Subfcriptioti, and have appointed him to enaft himfelf not to return for Life, under the Pain of Death. Yefterday an Order t>f the Hon. Magiftrates and Tovj-n J Council of thu City-was pubbfli d by Beat of Dram, dif- ^ charting all PedJarsatfd Merchants of any kind, who are rwtBur&efits'; to vend or fell any fdrtqf Waresrjn the, S.treet% Taverns or Coffee-Houies, under Penalty,of Im-prifonment. Lkft Sunday at Night, a Ship was drove on Shoar near Btlhlbar. by the Storm, and great Damage was done all �along'the"Eaft-Coaft Side. Monday the Remainder of the Tranfports arrived at Leith Road, about n o'Clock. - That Day two Horfes, one of w.bic.h belonged to William'Nifliet, of Dirletbun, Efdj the othet \Ht Prepirt^ f Francis Chartris, of Armsfidd, B/q: ftar,ted qpOri' Lefth;; Sands fbraPurfe'of one hundred Guineas, whje4was won by the former.-Afterwards there were'Corifedetabie^ In-; puts.'ror'wfiich fdurHorfes rifii' ahtf gavf excelleflt D^-yerilqn.-, . 1 j ; -The Old feffs are {rationed' at^reftdn -pans, ind alon The-,Se?*uH fd high- on SQnaa^la-fl;A*�:'it almoft covered the Peerof Northr Berwick; � and at Leith, it^brdle down the End of a Houfe inthe'Ciftdel,- arid did conftd*^-rable Damage at'Nt'wn^venr'; ' 4 "They w'rjjee from Glafgow,''"thaj die Royal Scots. FuzK-leersare replaced there, hy Brigadier-General^Price's.Rs-gtment. : I R EL AND. Dublin, Feb. 14. The Incorporated Society for ere&ing Proteftant Working-Schools, at their Quarterly Meeting the,4th Inftant, Agreed tO"�re& Charter-Schools at the following Pbces ; - At Newport in the County of Tipperary, on Land given by his Excellency the Lord'^Newport, Lord High Chancellof of Ireland.  ! ' : At-Caftlemartyr in the County of Corke, qo Landgiven by his Excellency Henry Boyle, Efq; one'of the-LWda Juftices of Ireland. At Cldnmel in the County of Tipperary." purfnant to the Will and Requeft of John' Dawfan, Efq; on Land" given by Sir Charles Moore, Bart.- -* At Longford in the County of Longford, on'Lantfg^ven by Thomas Pakenham, Efq; the^th^nftant. The Society alio agreed to Franckfort in the King's County, on Land given by James Frank*, 'Tis to be hoped, that the Nobility and Gentry of this Kingdom will, by their Subfcripeions and Benefactions, enable the Society to ereft Schools in the other Counties in which none have beep yet erected. Cork, Feb. 6. This Week fix-Companies of Sir John Bruce's Regiment came to Town to Quarters, frpjn Water-ford, where they have been fince the Troo�s landed! from the Expedition into France ; which -Troops, how' lying at Cove, on board the Tranfports, it is repqitedj lianrto^fail in lefs than a Fortnight, �ven though the Winds fhould favour their Departure, on Account of the .Want of a fuf-ficient Quantity of Provifions j they feems, by their being detained longer than was expected, almost ex-haufted what rwas laid in for the Voyage. The BANJAN and MORNING-GOWN WARE* HOUSE, is ftill kept at the Wootpack m&Volpbin, three 'Doors above Bifchin-Ldhe in CornhiU. Where great Variety of Banjansand Morning Gownsr are kept ready made, of Rich SilklDamafk-, Fine Scotch Plaids, Flower'4 Rtrflels^ Figured Grogfams, Vallorcrts, Sic. Etkjtvife Banjanfe of fine, Cloth, -Diiffins,, Plaids' and DainaW-- , AITo Velvet Caps and Saflies.-There are alfo to"be Sold the grea^ft Variety of Beautiful IRISH. STUFFS; and other Goods for Ladies Cheap Gowns. " � - 1 u b '^Witei this Day at London-Bridge/at 12 Minutes after \z. , ...... Bank Stock 128 1 4th a ! half. India Ditto 17^ 5 4ths. South Sea Stock 100 3 jXhs a 1 4th. Ditto Old Anauiiies 99 A 4th a 3 4ths. Dittb New 37 l half. Bank Annuities 174^ (.1,5 3 4ths a 96 a 5 7 Sttts. Ditto 174.7 9? 3! a 7 8t^3 a ' half a 3 4ths". - ^Aree per Cent. Annuities 84. j 4th a 3 4ths. {Million Sb&jpj. Equivalent gS 1 half. Royal Afl'urance>no Price.- Lon'-don Affurance 10 1 half. Englifh" ^oppej ditto 5 1. Seven per Cent. EmperOt'6 Loan no price. F^ve per Cent, tfitto no Price. Bank Circulation 4I..15 s.Prem. India Bondg' 11. 16 s. a i8s.a i 7 s! Prem;'^hf ee ,an'd a half Salt 1745 no Price. Three ^d a |a]f'per Cent."'Exchequer Qrdersvno Prtee..' Thtee .pej;geflt. ditto to Difc. Life Annuities 14 3 -sW! Yeara 'Pnrchafe. -f 0 - : > : . . '".-~--- - �: . .. j ') !'. ......- H A y - M A R K & AT the K ING's T HE A T RE-iWtfie HAY-MARKET, Saturday next, will be awrf&rm'd an OPERA, xili'i � ~i ��>.� R ,: OX A; N-.- A. Wj,tb Dances and. other. Decoratiqvs^pxrttcu/pr/y At the End-of the Opera. 1 A REPRESENTATION of a Magnificent Garden' in PIRB-WQRXS, of an extraordinary arid entirdy-New'Tttfte. "'* Pit and-Boxes to be put together, *ni ao Perfon to -be ^dautttd without Tickets, wEi�h will be deliyer'd that Day, at the Office in the, Hay�matket, at Half a Guinea" each. Gallery 5 s. ,By , H IS MA JE S T V *� COM". M*J*\�-ci No,Per(bns whatever admitted behind therfeenes.\ The GaajOf WiH be ;