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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - January 12, 1746, London, Middlesex Nrj m b, .g-8i r D^/v January 10. EMA1N in the Downs his Majefty V Ship the Greyhound ; the 'Scorpion Sloop, and Revenge Privateers. Wind S.W. The St.Ives,.Grot\ from Am-Jlerdam, is arrived at Guern-zey. Since our laft arrived the Msils from Holland. Genoa, Dec. 24. After the Retreat of the Auftrians from this City and San Pietro d'Arena, our firft Care was to fend Succours to Savona. For this Purpofc on the 17th in the Evening, four Gallies and an Armed Bark were fcnt out in order to efcort feveral Tranfportswith Troops on board to Albuzuola. But fcarce were they embarked before an Englifh Squadron was feen, which obliged the Gallies to return into Port at Two in the Morning. As the Bark ftaid out at Sea, the next Morning at Break of Day, theSar-dinian Gallies were perceived in Chace of her ; but fhe was happily difengaged by our Gallies, which brought her into Fort. We have fince received tie News of the Surrender of Savona on the 18th. Caie has been taken ail along to inform the French Generals in Provence of whatever palled here ; and while we wait for their taking neceffaryMeafures to fupport u�, the Guards have been doubled in all the Places whete we have Auftrian Prisoners, who, on the whole, amount to about 4000, including 210 Officers. A-sthe Englifh Squadron appear'd again before Savona on the 2 iff, we fuppofe it was in order to take aboard Part of the heavy Artillery and Munitions found in that Place,- and tranfport them to General Brown in Provence. At prefent we are very qukt her,' ; but the Populace have ftill their General-Quarters at the Jefuit-Colkge in the Street of Balhri, from whence all the Orders are iffiied. Sixty Companies of 50 Men each, have been appointed for the Guard of the City, and the Inhabitants of Bifagno and Polfevera are always in Readinefs to come to their AfiUtance. The Foreign Merchant; and principal Citizens continue to retire out of the City, in order to take Shelter elfewhere. Placentia, Dec. zS. According to the Advices received here, General Brown feems at prefent to be employ'd only in eftablifhing Quarters of Cantonment for his Troops, in ibat Part of Pre-vence whereof he is already Matter ; but this will net hinder the Siege of Antibes from going on, as foon as the heavy Artillery can arrive before that Place. It is faid, that M. Belleifle w.l! alio content himfelf with intrenching himfelf in his prefent Pofition, in order to cover Toulon, Aix and Mariei'les, and wait for the Reinforcements expected from the Low-Countries. It is not likely, however, that Things fhould remain long quiet about Genoa, fince the Auftrians are making the necefTary Preparations to attack the P^evoUers^by three or four different Ways. ^ Chamhcrry, Jan. 3. The 29th pafl a Courier herefrom the Infant Don Philip in Provence, with Orders for the Count de Sada to march the greateft Part of the Swifs Troops in Spanifh Pay as-foon as poffible. This Detachment will amount, to above 3000 Men, who are to be on the 6th Inftant' at Chaparillan, where the ultimate Orders will be ready, and in all Probability fend them to Provence. Geneva, Jan. 7, The Letters received this Day from Savoy inform us of the March of the Swifs Troops towards-Pravence, add, that there had been a prodigious Defertion ' of them upon the Road, aod that the Count de Sada had' been obliged to take Meafurcs to prevent the Increafe of this Difadvantage. Paris, Jan. 9. The King, unwilling to flacken the Preparations for the enfuing Campaign, while the Succefs of tht approaching Negociations at Breda are yet unforefeen, has lately figned feveral new Military Ordonnances. One of them is for the railing of 4,928 Militia-fin the conquer'd Parts of Brabant, f-landers and Hairiatilt. The other Battalions of Militia are alfo to be encreafed from 650 toy which all Commerce is utterly ftopp'd ; and-, by- the continuaLEafterly. .Winds^ there are- three Englifli Mails due*; but this Day it'has begun to.thaw gently, and the- South-Weftfrry Winds give fome Hopes of feon receiving JTe'w? fram England.' L O N D O N. ExtraQ of a Letter from Lowijlourg. ' We are in no fort of Apprehenjion liom the French, * or any other Power, our Fortifications being now corr'-' pleat ;for at the Entrance of the Harbour, thsfc are on ' the Ifland Battery^ 46 Guns of 42 Pounds each, winch is ' not above half Cannon Shot frorh the Ligrlu.Houfe, ' which all fhipfiing muft cdra,e by . here is ulib-.a grtmd ' Battery of 18 Guns 42 Pounders, befides {bait Cannon, ' which fronts the1 Mouth of the Harbopr ;. fo .tlwt no Ships can pofJibly come in, but it is in their Pow^-r t6 fink them. Our Governor Knowtes, ;who. is any admirable Engineer^ has added a Cavalier to the Weft Baitiori which mounts eight Cannon, and is raifed. 15 .Fcot higher than the other Part of the'Baftion, and.commands on the Land Side, from the Garrifon ; put.bacli upon fight of the Eriglrfh, Ships, and Sardinian Gallies ; and at the fame Time the "Marquis de Rocca, who commanded the Siege of Savona, defeated 4000 Men that were marching by Land for that purpofe. The Artillery at Savona amounts to 120 Pieces, above 90 of which afe'Brafs. The Prifoners are about 1400. Oa Saturday Mornjng laft, three Meffengers arrived from Abroad, viz- Mr. Lamb,'Mr. Collins, and Mr. Dewitt, at the Secretaries of States Office at Whitehall,' with Affairs of Importance. We hear that the following Regiments are (ordered to embark in a fhort Time for Flanders, from different Ports, viz.' Sir Robert Rich's Dragoons, the Duke\s Regiment of Dragoons, two Battalions of the Foot Guards, Hufke's Regiment of Foot, and "Campbell's, Fleming's, Dt,jsip's, > Conway's, Howard's Regiments cf Foot. We are affured that there" are Letters of Authority in t-'Town which fay, that the Auftrians .are again in .Poflef- � fion of Genoa; that the Garrifon of Antibes have fur-rendered that important Place ; and that Coun^,Biow,n i_ was carrying all before him in Provence. � . i'1 Mr. Withers, one of his Majsfty's Cooks, died lately.:\ at the Hague. He went over as Cook tc his Royal lligi> nefs the Duke of Cumberland, but being taken ill there, 7 was obliged to be lift behirfd. His Place is in the Gift'ot f his Grace the Duke of Devcnfhire, Lord Steward of his.-, {' Majeft/s HoufhoW. ' " AD V EKT T C 5 are lkc; in for this Lloyd's Coffee House, in Lombard-Srn's ;