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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - January 30, 1746, London, Middlesex General Ateerfiifer. ., N u m b� F R I D"rA Y, January '36V 1746-7. D^/, January 18� [&MAIN in tha-Qawns his Majesty's Ship Greyhound-; with'  the Reynolds, Tindall, for Jamaica ; St. George, Hart, for $ Lifbofi ; I&owther, Bennifon, for Barbadoes ";' Gedrge and William, Dobbins for Virginia; j t and the Swedift) Ship. Arrived the Fi^nace^Bomb^from aCruize-; '-.Elizabeth, Stsvens; from Ghe-' fter; Elizabeth, Howard ; and the Edward and Mary, Littler, from Leverpool. Wind S.W. Florence"Jan. 7. The Regency have granted Leave to draw 60,000 Sacks of Grain and 20,000 of .Meal out of rhL Arch-Dutchy, for the Subfiltence of General Brown's Army in Provence, whither the whole Quantity will be ienr asfoon as pctfuble. There is much Talk here, but we know not on what Foundation, that a Peace is nigh concluded between the-Court of Madrid and thole of London and Turin. Naples, fan. 10. The 3d Inilanta Decree was publifti'd by the King, reducing the Council of Commerce to Five Members and a Prefidenr, all the reft being difcharged. The Brother of Count Converfano is arrived here from Provence : He is a Marfhal de Camp in the King of Spain's Service, and will command the ic Spanilh Battalions that are expected from Marfeilles, from whence feven Tranfports arrived on the ;th. Four of them had on board Part of our Horfe and. Dragoons, and, in the other there were Detachments of the Spanilh Regiments of the Queen and Savoy. Lail Night two more Tranfports arrived. Hamburgh, Jan. 27. According to Advices from Stockholm, Count Tellin will not only preferve his .Dignity of Senator; but his Excellency is alfo nominated Prefident of the Chancery, tho' there is Reafon to fear, that this may caufe fome Dilcontent at a certain Court. Cologne, Jan. 30. Since the Return of Field-Marfhal Count Bathiani at his General- Quarters at Aix-la-Chapelle, there is no more Talk of the March of the Imperial Troops in that Quarter. It is thought, that the Army of this General, donfifting of lmperialifts only, will be complete in the Month of March, and that it will confift of 50,000 Men before it joins the reft of the Allies, after which a Reinforcement of 10,000 more is expected. Extraft of a private Later from Drefden, fan. 9. ' The 7th Inftant, the Day on which the Duke de Rich-' lieu gave the Feftival jnention'd in my former, there ' was in the middle of the Front of the Palace below the ' Balcony, under a large,and magnificent Canopy, the ' Arms of France and Saxony united under one Crown, * with the fame Supporters, and thefe Words below, Nos arrnr populus, aterna qu: fecdera. ' And below that Felici Connubio. ' Upon the four Pyramids, in Form of Medal ions, on ' one Side was the Initial Letter of the Dauphin's Name ' (L) in Cypher, with this Infcription round it, Jamque puer tanti menfuram nominis implet. ' 2. A Rock, upon the Summit of which appear ' Flower's, Buds, and Garlands of Flower de Luces, which ' 'are fuppofed to have grown there, with thefe Word?, Florent in am&no, lilia Saxe. 1 The Expreffion of Rock anfwers to that of Saxo, ' which makes a Kind of Pun in the Latin. ' 3. On the other Side the Initial Letters of the Name ' of the Dauphinefs (M J) in Cypher, with thefe * Words below, Erat que decuJ p'mp the Left, another Branch of Rue, with ' Flower de Luces growing out of it, and thefe-Words by ' Way.of Device, Mir at urque. noves flires. ' The Beauty of the Illumination made all thefe Em-' blems and Devices appear with the utmoft Luilre. LONDON. Letters from Leghorn inform 11s, that a great many Officers belonging to the Combined Army in Provence, are arrived at Alaffio in Sardinia, where they have taken up all the Veffels that could be found for the Tranfportation of Hay and Straw to the faid Army, together with 16,000 Sacks of Grain, which the King of Sardinia has given Leave to be carried out of that Ifland. Extracl of a private Letter from the Hague, dated Feb. 4, A''. S. ' All our Accounts from Flanders are full of the Arri-' val of Recruits to the Allied Army ; and they all agree, ' that Quarters are already taken for the Aullrian, Hano-' verian, and Englifh Reinforcements, which will foon be ' there wi'h their refpedtive Officers, even to their higheft ' Complement. As for us, our Recruiting goes on with ' fuch Succefs, that all our Regiments will be ready in a ' few Days. WThen thefe all come in, the Army will be quite '^complete, and a fine Army it will be. And when we ' confider the vaft Superiority of it this Year to what it was ' lail; and the great Detachments fince made by the French ' from theirs into Britany 2nd Provence (50,000 Men at ' leal!J one would really imagine we have the greateft ' Reafon in the World to hope for wonderful Succefs the ' next Campaign.' The frefheft Letters from the Hague, contain nothing more relating to General Brown's Situation in Provence, than that he had actually called in all his advanced Detachments, and was making Preparations for the Reception of tbc Fiench, who he had Advice were marching to attack him.-The French, 'tis certain, build vry much on his Retreat, and if they find him fix'd may not hafien their March : But fome Accounts fay, a Resolution had been taken to attack him at all Adventures,-and, if fo, an obftinate Engagement muft have bappen'd e'er this,*- of (he higheft. Concern, as the Fate of this Battle will probably influence every Motion of the approaching Campaign in Flanders. It is reported, that the Marfhal Duke de Noailles is fpeedily expected here from the Court of France. Fifty Pieces of fine Artillery have.been already fbipp'd for the Army in Flanders. And Yefterday 230 MatrofTes, and others belonging to the Train, embarked at Woolwich, and fell down the River to Gravefend. Yefterday came Advice that the Cape-Breton, Carter, from Newfoundland, laft from Waterford for London, is taken by a French Privateer, offScilly. Alfo, that the Briton-Ferry^ Hogg, from Milford to London, is taken by the French. Yefterday the Hon. Edward Cornwallis, Efq; who was lately appointed Groom of the Chamber to his Majefty, and was re-chofen Member of Parliament for Eye in Suffolk, took the Oaths and his Seat in the Houfe of Commons. Early this Morning the Corpfe of the Right Hon. the Lord Vifcount Torrington was carried from his late Dwelling-houfe in Privy-Garden, Whitehall, in order (p be interr'd at Southill in Bedfordshire, with his Ance* ftors. The Corpfe of Mrs. Blake, Wife of - Blake, Efq; will be this Day carried from his Grace the Duke of Portland's Houfe in the Privy Garden, to be interr'd at Bul-llrode in Buckingbamlhire. It is faid Palliladoes are ordered to be put round the Church-yard of St. Margaret, Weftminfter, to prevent the Cattle being drove a-crofs. And that the Watchr-Houfe, Bone-Houfe, and Engine-Houfe, are ordered rd be pull'd down, to make the Flace more commodious. On Wednesday laft died at his Lodgingi-ia St. James's ftieer, William Hudfon, Efq; a Gentleman of gooa" Fortune in Bedfordfhire. By Lists'fB?m St Kittr, the 1 ith' of Decetnfe/ we haVe iierj�in Advice, ikQtne'; French;Fleet o/TfSfejr-chant Ships], "Wfe> left the life d'Aix the 6th of October, N\SV' Under'�onvey-'of!fpor M*fi.6f War, i*'r\p& fMit Mipt$$$the'beginffi6'g .bPDec'e'if.ber. ''ComrnQdofe Lm1 w-^TpBij'Out On a Clwize"fr. m Antigua, with his whole SqOaJph, but had rhifs'd them. 'Arafat $0 Sail cfths above ftfe'rehant "Ships,' unfler Convoy of two Frigats of War, were failed for daj>e Francois ; but it Was exp-cted ihat CfJrrnnodor'e Miiche1)!, who"wan: oar"6i�feg?^fnjrn^ them. . .' ' ;' , \- V /- ; The next Fleet expected in France /rpsv Martinico, jj looked For hr about three Weeks, antl 'V/U. confiil of mcre;than 80 Sail of Ships", laden 'w'Mv ug?r, CefTee,. Cotton, &c. under Convoy of four French Men, of Vfrgfc' The Right Hon. the L?rd Chancellor will Be*appointed Lord High Steward, en ^-fi^'ecfuin'g TWal'bf the Right Hon. Simon Lord' Lovft in Wefttriinfter-Hall, which will beon ^onday the'^d'or^^rvary.  A few Days fince the Right Hon^the Cobntefs of Cro-> martie, was brought to-bed cf a dead Male Child, at her Apartments in the Tower. The Affair of the Farmer (hot near Ealing, having been mifreprefented in leveral of the Papers, has cccnlioned our pttbiifhhlg-the1 Fact at large, which we have from his Neighbours, and is as follows : The Farmer (hot was Mr. Samuel Verry, an honeft, fubftantial Farmer of Oxendon-hill, in the Parifh of Per-rivale, Middlefex ; who going.home laft Saturday Night about Seven o'clock, with his Son, a Youth aboutSeven-teen Years of Age, was attacked clofe by the empcy^Houfe by Caftle-bar, late in the Pofleflion of Dr. Hqlluigs, hear the Uxbridge-road. Mr. Verry rode by the Fellow'?, on which they endeavoured to ftcp his Son, but failed, the Boy riding back towards the Sign of the'Feathers, crying Murder! Mr. Verry turning back to look for his Son, was ftopp'd ;  and one- of the Fellows' being aboot to rob him, Mr. Verry who was fomew.hat in Liquor and a ilout Man, ftruck him a violent Blow, on .which the other Villain fhot Mr. Verry in the Breaft, and robb'd him of fome Part of his Money. Mr. Verty riding back towards the Feathers, met his Son, who had got- Affiftince^ -agd. told -them . that he. had been robb'd and th'bt, ta't^ (hit jie thought himfelf not much hurt:-And he, leemM very hearty when he ha