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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - January 17, 1746, London, Middlesex K U M B. 3 S'icl. Thus our AfTairs * are in the moll favourable Situation.' Marfeill.s, Jan. 5. By a Ship arrived here Exprefs from our homeward-bound Levant*Fieet, we learn, that the tfto Frigates, woich had been lent to order that Fleet into Tunis, had miis'd of it ; and that being arrived upou the Coall of Sardinia, mcfl of the Snips hsd been dif-perfed by a violent i cm felt, ihe Spanifh Army has not yet joined mis, but continues at Hand to aft with it, as toon as M. LMieiile and M. de las Minas have agreed upon tire Plan of Operations. The Marfhal is fox r.flcing a Bat-:le, but the Spaniard 1j)s abfolutcly that ho fuch Hazard ought to Le rou. Paviu, Jan ~. The Report of Cannon, which was heard o: here itveral Difcharges had been made upon" a large B dy of Genotrfe Pealantsj who had ventured to . fliew thenifelves upon the Eminences. The Imperial Ar- r my cantons it 1 i L about Novi and Saravai: The Head of the  King if Sardinia's Army is at Voltri ; and both are reidy to advance^ but luve not yet received the ultimate Orders. Scb.*fiba*fm, Jan. 14. There are Letters arrived this Day from Milan, which fay, that the City of Genoa has difentanglcd itfelf from the bad Situation it was in, by a ' Second Capitulation fomewhat lefs Lvcujable than the former. r'fl'z';, Jan. 20. They write from Puget of the 9th, that M. SellciJle r-mploys Men^ Women, Horfes and Oxtn to cany Provilkn-. and Forage to his Army, and that ha-ing got together at la!t fome thoufands of tb;fe Cattle, the Want of which was a great Obitacle tohis Operations, he tan at prefent move as he thinks proper, ard even march up to the I'.i-.emy.-latere, Whether he w ill f Nic~, Jan.A- General Brown was receive Part of the Artillery fent him by t.e King the Day before Yeftcday. It confifte of 24 Pieces cf large Cannon, and 8 Mortars ; lb that it is thought, the Trenches before Antibes were open'd Yefterday or To-day at fartheft. Utrtcbt, Jan. 23. Let'ers from Nice of the 9th mention ;.ic Arrival of a .Reinloic.ment and fome Cannot) before Antibes. L O N D O N. General Brown, in his Retreat, has carried off all the Provifions between his Army and that of the Enemy, from an Extent of Country 20 Leagues wide and 18 broad : So from the Circumftances M. Belleifle is in at prefect, there is Re.T.n to hope the Auttrians will be fupplied before the French can take ariy Advantage of their neceffary Retreat. In all the Letters dlrfeftly frorn Vienna, the Court is extremely irritated sgaihit the Genoefe, and even charges all that has bjeri done on the Doge and Senators;the Aims to the Jnfurgents having-been fupplied from the Ducal Palace. The Letters from Drefden are full of the Ceremony of the Betrothing the new Dauphinefs, the Rejoicings that followed it, and the fplendid Departure of that Princefs for Strafburgh. The Cities fhe pafles thro' in Germany begin to treat us with the Particulars of her Progrefs, and thofe from France abound with the Preparariofiff a&kirig there for her Reception. M. de Saxe, in Confeauence of his uew Commiflton cf GeneraliiSmo, inftead of repairing to the Attay in Brabant, is appointed to meet his Niece; and ride with her in the latter Part of her Journey. Yeflerday came Advice, that his Majefly's Ship the Gloiicefler, Capt. Saunders j and the Lark, Capt. Cheap, are both arrived at Plymouth from a Cruize off the Canaries. On their Return, on Chriftmas-Day, in the Lat. oT Cadiz, they took a Ship under French Colours, of 600 Tons� of 24 Guns, called the Forte, bound from the Havarmah to Cadiz. Sh� has on "board 130 Chefts of Silver; fome Gold, and is d$ejly laden with Cochineal, Cocoa ancLlndrgo. Tfce above Men of War do not belong to Admiral Anfon's Squadron. This Day his Majeily will review, in the Green Park, St. James's Park, the Welch Fuzileers, an! the Guards that are fpeedily to go to Flanders. This Week about Sixty Ships have been taken up, for carrying the Troops ordered for Fbnders. Ornhe 13th Iriftanc arrived at Dartmouth {the Bonaven-ture of Toplham, Palmer, From South CarolCna bound to Oporto; who had been taken by a SpaaifirPrivateer,- of two Carriage and tz Swivel Gons, on the 2d Iniiant ; and re-taken about three Honrs after by his lVIajelty's Ship the KrngVFifher. Yefterday died at hi$ Houfc in Conduit-fire*.', HaDOver Square, Sir James Grant, B�.rt. Member of Parliament for the Shire of Elgin in Scotland. Yefterdiyti Bill was ordered into Parliament to Rerea1-the Ait fjr Prohibiting the Commerce with Spam. We hear, that the.e will Lc ?. B i! brought into the Koufe of Commons this Scfnon', tc repeal or amend the Licence A�t for Hawkers and Pedlars : As i: is row we:l known that they fwarm over the Kingdom like i oof!;, to the great Detriment of the Fair-Trader; the Emeu ragement of Smuglers, the fecret intelligencers of our inveterate Enemies j artd rhe Recti: Cuid.;. On Thurfday Nfght lalt arrived at his Houfe in Dukc-ftreet, Welimiflfter, Mr. Tievor, hts MajctL.'s late ;vii-' nifter to the S^tes Gentral. And Yefterday he waited on his M-j.-fty, and was mo ft gracioufly i;c,ceived. We hear there is now pafliag the Seals for ,Vr. Caddan, a.Patent fbr Opening a general Regiiter OfS;e or Offices, in the Cities of London and Wfitmicirer, and ether Part$ of England.-By this Office or Offices will be Ppen'd a New Beneficidl Channel cf Commerce and Conefron-dence* by a concifeand expeditious Method never practiced before fox Perfons of all Ranks and Conditions, fuch as Buyers or ScUers of Advowfons, Laads, Hou'fcs,, Stocks of ajl Sorts, Publick Emp'oyments, Civil or Military, Merchants, Mariners, Clerks, Tradefmen, Artificers, Mafters, Miftreffes, and Servants of ail Sort?, may Regi-fter their Names and Bufmefs in this Office for a very CmAl Prremiam, and be ferved in their feveraljRequefts with the utmoit Care, Diligence, and Difpatch. It is faid tho firlt Office will be open'd in a few Days at Mr. Qidd'anVHoufe in Panton-Street, near Leicefter-Fields. Yefterday ended the Quarter Seffor&'for the County of Surry, when three Men weie ortJered to be whipc for Petty Larceny ; and a Worriarir ordered to be imprifor/d for' two Months, for Treafonable Expreffions. -.' Yefterday the Sfefficns began at the Old Daily, when 2 j Prifoners were tried, one of whom was Capitally convicted, viz. Anne Bofwell, for the Murder of her Hufband, Henry Bofwell, who kept the Three Tuns in Ayloffe-itreet, in G oodmaa's-Fields. Twelve wefecaft for Tranfportation, and Twelve Acquitted. I R N D. Dublin, Dec. to. Lalt Wednefday, being the Fail and . Humiliation, to implore trte Divine Bleffing on our Aims, cneir-Excellericies the Lords lattices went in State to Chrill Church, wjiejte an excellent Sermon, fuitable to the Occasion, wa*3 preach'd by Dr. Antrobus. On Wednefday Morning laft died Charles Fox, Senior, of Fox-Hall, in the County of Longford, Efq; in a very advanced Age, at his Brother's-Koute in Stoney-Batter. Lalt Week Mr. Adam Wrll&ms, one of the Atcornies of his Majefty's Court of Exchequer, was married to Mifs Patty Ringway, a young Lady of a very handfbme Fotv tune.; Tkarfday laft Sevehtry-three Anchors and half Anchors of .Brandy, werelfent into his Majefty's Stores in the Cu-ftom-Hoafe. i^hich*- had been feii'd the Day before by Mr. Cramer" Tide Surveyor of Mullahide. They write from Waterford that on Sunday the 4th" of thislnftanti arrived thefetfiei|aonah, Cap:. Co?toas,from Belfaft, with the Prpteflant Weavers, their Wives and Ghil�-dren, whe�|?ontracled with MefTrs. Patt and Arthur Smith, to introduce aiid eflabliOi the Lfnnen Manufaclurein Water-ford. ' . �,.'�� We'Bave the following genuine Account of the unfortunate Mr. Keenan, niehtiorj'd in our laft.. This unhappy young Man led a very irinocent and fober Life in the College of Dublin, where he continued ir-or 1 z Years and fuppc/rted himfelf chiefly by private Tuitions, By bis Modefty and good Behaviour he fo recommended himfelf to the Notice of hi? Friends, thit Dr. Hoadly then Arcbbi!hop of Dublin, upon their Application,1 ardain'd him. The Rev. Mr. B'ai|ryt Curate A hilt ant of St. Bridget's, being then infirm, allowed him 20 Pounds a Year to affift him in the Duties of the Pafifh, in the Difcharge of which, he behaved himfelf very well for the Space of two Years, and from that -time gradually grew light headed andjalkecl wildly. What the realCaafe was no one can p. fitively affirm but at laft it encreafed to fuch a Pitch, that he pubiickly declared that he approved of Tranfuoitantiatioa and the Pope's Supremacy; thefe Pri.;ciplfs he confdTed to Mr. Barry, for which he very jultly difcontinued bim. He thtc for fome time led a molt miferable Life, and on foot travell'd thro' many Parts of the Country. When he return'J to Dublin he denied all he had faid, and (wore he never was in a-Mafs-Houfe, and that he was heartily forry for what he had fo fooiiflily and madly declared. Upon this Dccu- 1ration his Friends with great Tcnderncfs told him titty would make a Subfcripuou for him, and havo hi-n reconi- ADV ERTlSl" M TS are taken in tor this Papr, Ll'-yd's Coffes House, in,l-Srr-.-et ;