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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - January 23, 1746, London, Middlesex The General Advertifer. NtlM b, 382 i FRIDAY, January 23, 1746-7. Z)>4/r January 21. LRRIVED this M^ming^iis Ma-* jefty's Shiprhe Woolwich, 'from Lifbon : toe Otford, Smith, and Scarborough,-, from EaitlntHa; Boulter, MatikJa, and Kings of Brentford, from Lifborr ; and remain with the iVcn of War, and the Oiftward-bormd. 'Sailed I. his Majelty's Sloop Shark fur the Pviver. On Sunday the Woolwich Man of War parted with the Defiance Man of War and Royal George Intfianun off Seilly. Win3 W.b; S. The Gibraltar Packet, Wright, from London, is arrived at Cork. The Lydia, Tiffin, from Virginia, at Portfmouth. The Diafca, Gill, from Newfoundland, at Lifbon. Drsfden, Jan.ij. Count de Bruhl, Prime-Minifter of this Court, diftingu.'thed himfelf extremely in the Rejoicings for the Marriage of the Diujhinefs. The Evening of thegreat Firework-, he gave a grand and fplendid Sapper in his fine Gallery of 1 iciurcs. His P�ilace and Garden were mod beautifully illuminated. Befides the principal Table, which had i^s Covers, there were feveral others, all ferv'd with the fame Attention and Abundance. The Defert furprifed on Account of its Novelty. It reprefented moil Taper b Gardens, in which the Pleafu.-e-hbofes and Statues were of Futcelain ; and in the Middle was a Cafcade imitating that in the Count's own Garden, which represents' the Triumph cf Amphitrite. '1 ids was of Porcelain likewife, and tho' very imall, discharged a latge Quantity of Water. After Supper there was a Ball in all tne State-Rooms of the Palace, which were ornamented and illuminated with great M?gnificence. The jMieworks exceeded all that the Djke de Richlieu and his Attendants ever faw, or irderd that were ever exbibitei in �any other Country, the Saxon* being famous for Excellence inthefe Exhibitions. Alx-la-Cbaftlle, Ja*. 22. One of thofe Perfons, who killed an Imperial Officer on Ne.\-Year's Day at Night, has been taken, 'and condemned 'o die : Bw, as he is one of our moft confiderjbie Citizens, fufftcrcntly rich, and has a Wife and Children, the common Opinion is, that by Virtue of powerful Inter ceffic, he wilf ob'ain his Pardon, uoon Condition he fecures a reafonable Penfion to the Widow and Children of the Deceafed for their Subfiftance. The two Imperial Offieers, who affaffinated and robb'd the Jew at Maeilricht, will be brought hither in order for Execution. They are Milsoefe by Birth, and of very good Extraction. LONDON. The Froft ��;� fofrrongwhen the laic Letters came from Vienna, that the Branches of the Danube were forced to be crofTed upon the Ice. The Letters from Provence to tl.r Tr-ncli Court are delivered only into the King'i Hand;:, which is the Reafcn th;t little is publickly known a: Pan; : But the Report is, thit hi. Bellc-fL' is net only in g-eat Want of Provisions ani Forage, but that the Overflowing cf the Riverr prevents his marching after General Brown, cr undertaking any Tiling elfe of Importance. A I .etter having been pubiifi'cd at Paris, r." from an Officer to hu Friend, cmtaimng tuefe and feveral other Particulars to the Difrdvantage of the Fremh, the Lieutenant de Police immediately feized all the Copies that could be found, and llr.clt Enquiry is making after the Publishers. A Detachment of the AufliUn Van-guard, quarttr'd at F.ejus under General O'Donncl, having crolVd the Ar-gcr.s, feized betw. .1; Palayon and Vidauban, rjoo Sheep, 90 Oxen, and 11 Horfes, which they carried off with them : And fever. 1 hundred Peafants, who were found iu Arms, contrary to the Orders of General Brown, have been taken, and conducted Pnfonets to the Head Quarter.-. In a Council of War lately held at A:\--la-Chapeilc by feveral Generals, Meafures were concerted f-jr putting the Troops in Motion in the Month of February, in order to afiemble the Army in the Neliie;Ends. The Elector P.-ia:.':;c .'::v.i,g made a Tour ncog. from Duff.-ldorp to Cologne, h:.j an Interview tlie Elector of CoLgne, who came aifo privately frotr. l-.'onn for that Purprjfe. Tne fame Letters which bring this from Dulle!-dor-, tell us, that the Genoefe Inl'urgents have been joiu'd nv feme Sp.inifh Battalions, which were brought them by Sea. Letters from Hamburgh of the 2 id In/. N.S. fry, the King of" Denmark h-s forbid the converting the Englifh Prizes brought into any of his Ports by the French, into Privateers by French Captains, to cruize upon the Englifh. Letters from Vienna fay, that th3t Court hid received an Exprefs the 1 3th Inftant, with Advices, that the Cannon for the Siege of AaJbes, had arrived at (he Army in ProvCnce, and that they immediately fet d.wn before the Place in Form. The fame Advices add, that the Light Trccps continued making Excursions and railing Contributions, and that the French were not at ail in a Condition te oppofe the Operations Of the Imperial Army. Extiafi of a Letter frdtii Antigua, dated Nov. 9. We have ju'.'t now the agreeable News, that St. B.utho-' lomew, an I Hand t:n Leagues to the Northward of St. ' Chriitophers, is taken by two Priv t'ers belonging to ' thL Ifland, called the Fitz-Roy and l;.c Knowles. They � have fecur-.'d about Three Hundred Negroes, Two Hun-' dred of wi. .eh a>-e this Momem arrived here in the two  Sloops. A Fortification is already made on the Ifland, ' in order to keep and fecure it, ana 70 Men are left in it. ' 7'he Sloops will leturn in a Day, to bring off the re- maimn't e!1 as to fecure the Conquer!. ' There is a '- . , good Harb ur in the Ifland, from ' wh-"cr the gr.-atly an ,uy'd our T ade, and have, fine-the C-mTencement of the War, above 50 ' Sail of *.icrv . nt Miips, a: j carried them there, till ' they couh: nav r ..;pv\>r ur'.ity to carry them to Mar-' tinico ; r'c ntl; fitted out a id re'redi'd themfelves ' in this Pore. --Tne P.-ivatetrs had onboard when they ' attack'd ii : y 1 ^5 Men: yet they have made near ' 400 White Pe>, le Pri:.iners, ip of whom are fit to  bear Arms. Trie French \^e fo fuddenly attack'd, ' that they n::d 1.0; time to deferra themfelv^s; two cf (he ' Privateers Men were killee. and one wounded ; of the ' Enemy only one was .. ouced.-It is an aftonifhing ' Affair that thefe People have been fuffei'd to fubfift lo ' long, ai their Privateers were daily making' Captures : ' However, it gives much Satisfaction to fi; -i, that our ' Privateers have render'd fo great a Piece of Service to ' the Leeward Iflands ; and hope they wili be able to ' lupport it. ' The Fitzroy and Knowles have alfo brought in four ' French Priva'eers, which makes fix they-have1, taken ' fince my lafl ; one of which had 1 a-Carriage Guns,  12 Swivels, and 130 Wen.' Extrafl of a hitler from Cork, fan. 1 1. ' A Pcrtugueze Ship Yeiterjay arrived in 8 Days from ' Lifbon advifes, that two Englifh Privateers had carried ' into that Port an Outward-bound Spanifh Ship worth ' 70,000 Moydores.-There was a Man taken up lately ' at Limerick, who came in a Dutch Ship, and had feve-' ral French Cornmiffions to diftribute in this Country.- ' The Gibraltar Packet, Wright, arrived Yefterday from ' London. Tne Convoy defigned for the Welt-India Fleet ' is put into Kinfale. The Ruby Man of War, which is ' to Convoy the Troops to England is not yet arrived : ' All the Troops are ready to embark.' Monday the 23d of February next is appointed fur the Tri-1 of Simon Lord Lovat in Weflminller-haU. Notice thereof has been lent to his Lordfhip, to prepare himfelf. Yeflerd^y the Duke of Cumberland was fome Hours in the Houfe of Peers-. Lord Lovtt having pctitinr.ed for leave to have Mr. William Frafer as his Sollicitor, in the room of Mr. Hugh Prefer, who is obliged to go into the Country, the fame has been granted him; and he is to have Accefs to him at all iTJic-nable Times. The Right Hon. the Houfe of Peers is adjourned to Monday next. Wc hejr, that there are upwards of 300 Men now employed a: Po;: Br dge near Portfmouth, in erecting Works there lor the better Ptefcrvation of that Town. We hear the Hon. Edward Cornwallis, Efq; Brother to the Right Hon. the Lord, and Member of Parliament f.r Eye in Suffolk, who his Election has accepted of the Office of one of the Grooms of the Bedchamber, Oppfition. The Lords of the Admiralty have been pleafed to appoint Matthew Waller,, Efq; late Naval Officer at Gibraltar, to be Naval Oflicer at Jamaica, in the Room of -- Campbell, Efq; deceas'd, a Place of great Truft and Profit. The Right Hon. the Lords of the Admiralty have been pleafed to give the Command of the Experiment Man of War, to the Hon. Cape. Fermor, Son of the Right Flon. the Earl of Pomfrer, which is to cruize on the Coalt of Scotland. will be re-chofen for that Borough, without The Defiance Man of War ii arrived from Lifbon. at Poftftactuh, and had under ncr Convey the Mitllda, Black well; Btnilter, Allen; ani Try ton., Reckkrd, frcm Lifbcn. A French Privateer cf fix Carrh>g� and fix Sc ivel Guns, is taken by the Hazard Sloop of War, Capt, Grant, and brought into Yarmouth. TneBetfey, M'Elver.y, from Antigua for Lonc'cn, is taken by the French, and carried into Morlaix. The Flarhborotrgh Man of War failed from Fa'mcuth on the 17th Inftant ; ar,d the fame Day feeing the Privateer that engaged Cspt. Philips gave her Chace, and ordered the Ships under her Convoy to fleer dite&ty, for Torbay. Lieutenant-General Sir Robert Rich'j Dragoons are to be reviewed next Saturday Morning in Hyde-Park. We hear, that there are'a great Number of Counterfeit New Guineas in Town, fuppoied to be brought from Hol-laud : They are good Goki, but weigh two or three Shillings lefs than ours. The principal Mark to knew them Is by this Vowel u in Georc tus, turs be ng fpelt with a Confonant v, or this Vowel u, as Georgiv.-, or os. Yefterday the Court fat at St. MargaretVhii], Soaih-wark ; the Judges prefent were The Right Hen. the Lord Chief Juflice Lee, Tiie Hon. Mr. Juftice Wright, and The Hon. Mr. juitice Abney. Alexander Mackenzie, Lreutenant in the Ear! of Cro-martie's Regimenr, and Henry and Robert Moir, Brothers and private Men in Lord Balmerino's Troop of the Pretender's Life-Guards, were tried, and found Guilty of High-Treafon. Then the Court adjourn'd till this Morning, Nine 'o'Clock. On Sunday lafl died at Leicefter. Mrs. Franks, Daughter of Sir Richard Levet, Knc. Siiter of the 1?:; .-.iici-man Levet, and Relict cf William Franks, Efq; of I*;cc-fter. By her Death a Jointure < f 200 1. per Annum devolves to Mrs. Franks of Ola Fith-ilreet, Widow of Mr. William Franks, an eminent Tobacconist, who died many Years firce. Yefterday at Noon died Mr. Pafchall, Mafler of Brocks-Wharf, near Queeni.ith. Laft Night James Larwood and Thorrras Maclean, a Boy about to Years of Age, were committed to Newgate, By Henry Morris, Efq; one of his Maj^flry's Jnflices of the Peace for the County of Middlefex, charged on the Oaths of George Kaw.Tord and Thomas Meek, on Suspicion of Healing a Copper, a Copper-lid, and fome other Goods., the Property of Thomas Langford, in an empty Fkufe, belonging to the fjid Thomas Langford. Canterbury", J an. 21. The Rev. Mr. Culpeper Savage having obt. ined a Difpetmtion to hold the Livings oi Eallry and Stonp, does.thereby void the Vicarage of Town Sutton with Eaft Sutton annexed, which is in tne Gift of the Dean and Chapter of Rochefter. On Fridav !af: was committed to Maid'lonc-Go?!, Gabriel Kuehinfaham, on Sufpicirn of felonioufly flenling out of the Work-fhop of Mr. \ h-�. Wood of Tun bridge, feveral Hone-hides r.ud S: eep-fkins his Property, partly drefTed and unmarked. rife.tfes and Cafuakies this Week. Difsafes. Aged Confumption 50. ConvuJfion in.' Drop{y 16. Fever 79. Small Vox 26. Teeth 8. Cafunltif** Drown'd 2. Exceffivu Drinking 1. Har.g'd themfelves 2. Stjrv'd 1. Chriften'J Males 129. Females 144. In ali 273. Buried Males 217. Females 227. In 311444. Decreas'd in the Burials this Week 145. High-Water this Day at London-Bridge, at ro Minutes after 7. Bank Stock 128 a 1 8th. India Ditt9 no Price. South Sea Steele no Price. Ditto Old Annuities iooi 4th a 1 half. Ditto New qg 1 half a 5 Sths. Brink Annuities 1746 98 1 4th a 1 Sth a 1 4 h. Ditto 17+7, 94 1 8th a 1 4th a 1 8th a 1 4th. Three per Cent. Annuities 84. Million Bank 104. Equivalent no Price. Royal .-il'u-rance no Price. London AfTurance 10 3 4ths. h'ligliih Copper 5 I. Seven per Cent. Emperor's Loan no Price. Five per Cent, ditto 70 5 Sths. Bank Circulation 3 1. a 1 7 5. 6 d. Prem. India Bonds 2 1. 1 s. a 2 s. Prem. Three and a half Salt 1745 no Price. Three and a ha'f per Cent. Exchequer Orders no Price. Three per Cent, ditto no Price. Life Annuities 14 Years Purchale. A D V E RT ISK M K N T S are taken in for this Paper, Lloyd's Coffbe House, in Lombard-Street ;