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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - January 27, 1746, London, Middlesex The General Advertifcr. NuM-B. 5824. TUESDAY, Ja Uv a r y 27, I746*7- Deal, January 25. AILED this Forenoon his Maje-fty's Ship the Woolwich for the River. Wind 5.E. Grave/cud, 'Jan. 25. Pafs'd .by the Emanuel, Blate, from North Bergen ; Mary, --; and Boulter, Allen, from Lisbon ; Charles, Kelly, from Leghorn ; Philip, Long, from Bo-fton ; Ruby, Gordon,fromMary-and ; Scahorfej Johnfon, from St. Kites ; John and Con-flantia, Heffens, from Dantzick ; and Richmond, Prefton, from Maryland. Pl)miuth, Jan. 23. Sailed che Elizabeth Man of War for Portfmouth ; and the Shaftfbury, Portland's Prize, Sheernefs, and Viper Sloop to the Welt ward. The Flam-bo*ough -Man of War, with the Trade under her Convoy are under fail for the Downs. By a Dutch Ship juft come in we are informed, that there is a French Privateer of 24. Guns, and a Cutter off the Eddyftone ; who examined the faid Ship. Pout, Jan. 24. Railed the Elizabeth, Courtin, for South Carolina; and Hargrove, Evanr, for Gibraltar. Remain to flop a Leak the Caitor for Gottcnburgh, from Liflwn. The Faulcon, Spencer, from Maryland, is arrived at Biddeford. The Nancy, Young ; and Leverpool Merchant, Gardner, from Virginia, at Leverpool. The Mary, Roberts ; and KingVFifher, from London and Dublin, at Ditto. The Hopewell, Clark, from Newfoundland, at P00L Yeilerday arrived the Mail from Ho'land. Genoa, J an. 1 o. The People leem to have a Relifh for the Military Art: They have lately formed feveral Companies of Grenadiers, who have large Hair Caps and Huf-far Sabres, which they took from the Auftrians. From the Poft of San Benigno to the main Walls there will be above 80 Pieces of Cannon. It is given our, that the Valley of Brfagno has offered 6000 Men to the Government, and that of Polfevera 8000, if the Retaking of Sa-vona mould be attempted : Alfo that the Imperial Feudatories, who inhabit about Novi, abfolutdy refufe to pay the Contributions which the Marquis de Botta has impofed on them j and that they have even taken Arms to iupporr. themfelves in this Refufal. L'ghorn, Jan. 13. Letters from Lombardy import, that 12 Auftrian Battalions are upon the March towards Provence, with Orders to make all poffible Expedition ; adding, that M. de Botta has caufed the Cavalry which which was at Pavia to be difmoumed, to reinforee his Troops intended for the Expedition againil Genoa. Prague, Jan. 20. The Troops are quartered in this Kingdom have Orders to ho'd thcmielves in Readinefs to march, and Part of them will defile towardsTtaly, to reinforce the Army of the Emprcfs-Queen. The Regiment of Neuberg, which is in Moravia, has received the like Orders. A great many Rcciuits let out daily from hence, and take the Road of Italy likewife , and we hear they are doing the fame in.Moravia, and the other Hereditary Countries. The Pniffian Troops are very quiet in their Quarters in Silefia, and all that ha,s been reported in this Country and elfewhere, of their being in Motion, 12 without the leaft. Foundation. Berlin, Jan. 28. The King, in Consideration of the Zeal and Bravery of his Troops on fo many Occafions, has rcfolved to erect an Hofpital of Invalids, and a fpa-ciou5 and commodious Spot has been already marked out near Ofnaburgh. The .Workmen will begin as foon as the Seafon permits. There will be two fine Churches in the Structure, one for the Protefhnts, and the other for the Roman Catholicks. An Edict has been publifhcd, by which his Majefly grants great Advantages to thofe that will fettle themfelves in Pomerania, about Steiin, Gartz, Damm, Golnow, and preiffknbagen, in order to cultivate the Marfhe#and Heath, which are in thole Parts. Ratr/ion, Jan. 26. M.-Hugo, Minrfter from his Bri-tannick_Majelty as ElectoroP Hanover, has communicated to the Minifters of the general Dyet, a very ample Memorial with Regard to his JvIaiterY Pretenfjons to the Prinfiipality of Eaft-Friezeland, &c. The Duke of Mecklemburgh's Minifter has alfo delivered in feveral Pieces-relating to the Grievances of his Mailer. Maejlricht, Jan. 2^. A Body of gedo Auftrians, who have/entered � into the Seryice .and Pay of the King of Great-Britain, took the Oaths of Fidelity on the 23d be- fore the Britifh Commiffaries, and are now under the Command of the Generals of that Nation. Hague, Feb. 2. Count Harrach and Baron Reifchach, the Imperial Minifters, have received the Newsof the Defeat of the Genoefe Reverters at the PaiTage of the Bochet-ta, agreeable to the following Extract of a Letter from Mantua, dated Jan. 21. ' We have a Confirmation from Milan> that our Troops ' attacked the Genoefe Peafants in three Places at once ; ' General Andreafi. on one Side, Col. Franckini on the * other, and General St./Andro in theMiddle, or, at the ' Bochettu. The latter pbliged 1 2,000 of thefe new. Heroes ' to fly ; 900 were cut in Pieces by the .Sclavonians and ' Carliiadians ;' 4 Pieces of Cannon were taken, and 20o ' Cafllnes fe-t on Fire. This Paffage of the Bochetta was ' carried with little or no Lofs ; after which our 7'roops ' got on the Eminences. We have at prcfent three Ways ' open to march to Genoa, and Part of the advanced ' Troops are already got pretty near that City. The ' main Army will fellow as foon as every Thing is ready, ' which cannot be long.' Their Excellencies have communicated this Account to the Pre-fiden$ of their High-MightinefTes, and other Lords of the Government. According to mod of the Letters from Paris, the Marquis de Puyfieux is very ill, and has been three Times bled. Some Advices from Italy mention the Taking the City of Antibes, and that the Garrifon is retired into the Caf-tle : But there is more Ground to credit what the fame Advices add, viz. That M. Belleifle is marching with all Speed againll General Brown, and that probably there will very foon be a very bloody Action between the two Armies. Infpruck, Jan. 24. A Courier has palled by here, from the Army in Italy, by whom we learn, that M. de Botta has forced the Defiles of the Bochetta, where the Genoefe had entrenched themfelves with a great many Pieces of Artillery ; that he had purfued them to Campo. Morone, where all the Army was afTembling in order to appear before the Gates of Genoa, from whence it was diilant only about 7 Leagues. :' LONDON. Letters from Pari?, dated Jan. 27, mention, that the Pretender's Eldefl Son had. not been feenfor Three Days ; that it was not known whither he was gone ; fome being of Opinion, that he was fent upon another Adventure into Scotland ; while others pretended, that he was bound for Avignon, and from thence into Italy, in order to take upon him the Command of the Neapolitan Army, which is to act in Lombardy. We are told from Lions, that Marfhal Belleifle ha: been joined by 300oSwifs, in the Service of Spain ; and that his Army confitts of 86 Battalions, and 37 Squadrons, not including the Spaniards, who amount to about 20,000 Men. The Letters from Paris put off the Departure of Marfhal Saxe to the Low Countries to the beginning of March next, by which Time the French hope to be in a Condition of opening the Campaign ; and that his Army would confift of 160 Battalions, and 280 Squadrons. The fame Letteri give us the Actions of the India Company at 1335 Livres. We hear, that the Sum of One Million will be rais'd by way of Lottery, for the Service of the enfuing Year, Which is to be charg'd on the Duties laid on Coaches, Chariots, Chaifes, Hcarfes, Stage Coaches^ Caravans, &c. Thofe which have four Wheels are to pay 5 1. per Ann. and thofe withtwo 40 s. "~ "We "hear "from Briftol, that the Magiflracy of that City are going to publifh an Order, to forbid the killing of Lean Cattle there, and in the Parts adjacent, under { lifh Privateer, and carried into New York. , The fame Day there wa3 an Account from Plymouth, that the Warren Galiy Privateer was arrived there from a Cruize, and has brought in the Lury of Bayonne, bound to St. Domingo, laden with Wine, &c. The fame Privateer has alfo taken the Dauphin, Jwind from Bayonne to St. Domingo, and fent her into Lisbon. The Granada Bomb has taken and brought kilo IheFiqm-ber, a French Privateer of 10 Carriage, 1 o Swivel Guns, and 100 Men, .belonging to Dunkirk, who has feyeraj Ranfomers on boaid. On the 20th Inflant was chafed on Shoar in Chale Bay, on the South Side of the Ifle of Wight, a Ship called the Tyger of Portfmouth, Matthew Ryan Commander, from Mahone to London, laden with Wine and, which, with the Ship is wholly loft, fhe beiijg. beat to Pieces by the Sea. There were 3 6 I nvalids on. bqardj 15 of whom were drown'd, as was alfo a Spaniih Woman, PajQenger; but the reft of the P..ffengers, with the Crew were faved with great Difficulty. The Right Hon..tbe Lord. Penmure, of the Third-Regiment of Foot Guards, gees to Flanders with his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland. Laft Week one Trant was commoted to fhe Gatehoufe, by Thomas Ellys, Efq; of New Pafece-yard, for aflaulting knocking down and wounding Nicholas Gxice, Efq; And Robert Aldridge, and Timothy Aldridge, weie committed to Bridewell, for Healing a Copper, and other Kitchen Furniture. Alfo Efther Mitchell was committed to Bridewell, by the fame Gentleman, for Healing feveral Shirts, and other Linnen. And Elizabeth Cannon, alias Hill, was committed to the fame Goal, by the fame Gentleman, for receiving a Part of the faid Linnen.-As it is a general Complaint, its hop'd that Perfons who have loft fuch Goods will go to Bridewell in Tothill-Fields, to view the Prifoners, in crder to find out the pernicious Receivers. Yeflerday theCorpfeofa Woman, who kept a CorTce-houfe near Cliffords-Inn, that hud been buried feveral Days; was taken up again, by a Warrant from the Coroner i there being fome Sufpicion of her, having been murder'd. Norwich, Janf 24. On Monday the 12th Inftant, Sir Benjamin Wrench, who has attended as Phyfician to the Hofpital in this City for the Cure of Lunaticks, call'd Bethel, from the Time of the Erection thereof, refign'd the faid Place, on Account of his advanced Age ; and on Monday laft the Truftees unanimoufly elected Dr. Kervin Wright to fucceed him. Yarmouth, Jan. 2 1. On Monday was brought into our Road, Le Foundrovant, James Macquer, a French Privateer, of 6 Carriage and 12 S.vivel Guns, and 39 Men, from Havre de Grace. She was taken off Flamborough-head, by Capt. Grant, in his Majefty's Ship the Hazard ; fhe had Provifions and Ammunition for a Three Months Cruize. SCOTLAND. Edinburgh, Jan. 19. Thurfday the Rev. Principal Wifharr, had an Oration in the Common Hall of the College of Edinburgh, before the Mafters of the Univer-fity and Students, in which he traced the Li e and Virtues of the late eminent Mr. M'Laurin, fo as to draw Tears 4* from the Eyes of Numbers. . That Day his.Majefty's Ship.the Happy Janet arrived ift Leith Road from London, with feveral Ships. ; On Friday Night twelve Perfons were apprehended and confined to the City Guard, as guilty of Pilfering and Theft. Tne Hon. the Magiftrates- are indefatigably applying themfelves to the Affairs of the City, and have already rectified feveral Disorders. ....., Edinburgh, .Dec. 20, Yeflerday Forenoon a Purfe of zo I. Sterling was run for on the Sands of Leith, and the Prize carried by a Mdre, the Property of the Right Hon. the Lord Crrnfton. This Morning early a Fire broke out in anew Tenement of Land in North Leith, lately built by James Sim, Cai- ADV ERT.l.SF- M li, N TS are taken in for this Paper, Lloyd's Coffbi-Hovse, in Lombard-Street- ;