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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - July 5, 1845, London, Middlesex The General Advertifer. N�>ib. 3319. Deal, July 3. ! AME down Ycfterday Afternoon his Majefty's Ship Dover ; the Richmond, Prefton ; and Shirly, Thompfon, for Mahone ; the Theopbilus, Goddard, for Jamaica ; Sarah, Donaldfon, for Maryland. Arrived his Majefty's Ship Afliftance from a Cruize j and all remain with the Duke Man of War. Wind S.S.E. Grave/end, July 3. Pafs'd by Peter and Anne, Nel-fon ; and Emanuel, Johnfon, from Norway ; Uffrow Lu-cretia, Haffel, from Dantzick 5 the Stockholm, Mulberry, from Stockholm ; William, Wood, from Maryland ; and Experiment, Conyers, from Jamaica. LONDON. Extracl of a Letter from Amflerdam, July 9, N.S. * We have Advices f om very good Hands, which fay, � that the King of Pruffia has a ftrong Party in Poland, * and there is a Confpiracy already hatched in his Favour, � in which he is backed by the Court of Sweden. This � mult indeed be looked upon as a very extraordinary � Piece of News, but it feems the Truth of it can be hardly * doubted. If the King of Pruffia defigns to unite the one Xeague of him, fo that an Account of an Action was toj&e expected every Day. This Day the feveral Admirals, Commodores, and Captains of Flag Ships, are to meet, purfuant to Adjournment, at the Board-Roem in the Navy Office, where the Mafter-Builders of his Majefty's Yards ; and alfo many Builders in the private Yards, are ordered to attend, on an Examination into the Manner of Building his Majefty's Ships of War, purfuant to Orders from the Lords of the Admiralty. We hear that a Squadron of Men of War, confiding of 10 Ships of the Line, are ordered to rendezvous in the Downs with all expedition. Yefterday the Commiffioners of the Excife appointed Mr. Lewis Wayne to be Collector of that Revenue for the County of Cheller, a Place of 300 1. a Year. Extra�l of a Letter from on board the Urfula, at Oftend, dated June 24. Dear friend, f 1 doubt not you will be glad to hear a faithful Account of our Engagement off this jPlace, as its much talk'd. of in this and other Piaces, arid allowed by all, to be as brave an Action as has beeri done for many Years; and the Commander of one of the Privateers, (now our Prifo-ner) who was in the late Wars, and is efteem'd a very brave Man, fays, that he never hadfo hot a Morning's Work.-The Bridgwater, of 20 Guns, Lord George Graham Commander ; the Sheernefs, of 20 Guns, Capt. Gordon; and, our Ship, the Urmia, of 16 Guns, Lieutenant Fergufon Commander, anchor'd about 5 Leagues diftant from Oftend, on Saturday lafl ;v having an Account a few Days before of three Dunkirk Privateers to the Northward, that had taken feven Merchantmen :- A little before Night-fall we faw ten Sail, that kept clofe 1 to this Shore ; as foon as it was dark we weigh'd, and 1 made fail to meet them ; and a few. Minutes before 2 in ( the Morning the Sheernefs got into the Middle of them ;  the French fir'd the firft Shot, and the Sheernefs retum'd ' a whole Broadfide, and the Engagement began: The ' Privateers were the Royal, and Dutchefs de Penthievre, ' of 26 Guns each, Nine and Six Pounders, and a French ' Dogger of 16 Guns ; and three Merchantmen, of 20 ' Guns each : The Bridgwater was fo far to Leeward, and ' we fo far behind, that the Sheernefs bore the Fire of the ' fix Ships for near an Hour and half, before the Bridg- * water could come to clofe Engagement; and we were ' almoft as foon as fhe : Then we all fir'd as faft as Guns ' could be charg'd ; the Bridgwater, was engag'd with two ' Privateers, the Sheernefs with the other, and we with ' the Merchantmen : We drove the faid Ships afhore, and ' made them ftrike , the Sheernefs boarded the Privateer, ' and drove her afhore ; and the Bridgwater, drove afhore ' the other two, and took them ; fo that none got away ' but the Dogger, and fhe by drawing fo little Water. ' We fought almotl five Hours, and yet had but one Man ' kill'd, (in the Main-Top of the Sheernefs) and a few ' wounded ; the French had 80 kill'd, 36 of whom vtfas ' on board one Ship. We have fent into Oitend 400 Pri-' foners; but the Captains and Officers are on board my ' Lord : The French Ships are terribly maul'd, and no ' wonder, fince we, who came up lall, fir'd off our Lar-' board-fide 246 Shot, befides Small Arms, Swivels, and ' Mufquetoons. The Bridgwater and Sheernefs had only ' 166 Men each, and we but 90. My Heart grieved to ' fee the Sheernefs fo long without Help ; bot fure no Peo-' pie could behave better than all our Crews, for from the ' biggeft Man to the fmalleft Boy Fear feem'd a Stranger ' to them ; nor can there be braver Men than our Com-' manders. We are all in high Spirits; but when we � fhall leave this Place is no\known. I am, &c. Yefterday the Norwich Man of War, of 54 Guns, was launch'd at Blackwall. On Wednefday Morning died at his Houfe near Black-heath, Capt. Thomas Trevor, Commander of his Majefty's Ship the Duke.-He was a valuable Friend, a brave and experiene'd Officer, who particularly diftinguiuYd himfelf at the taking of Porto-bello. Hr died rich, and has left his Fortune amongfl his Relations. On Wednefday lafl died, at his Apartments in the Victualling Office, Seth Jeremy, Efq; many Years Secretary to that Board ; faid to have died very rich. Yefterday Morning the Houfe of Mr. Hartley, an eminent Weaver in Spital-fields, was broke open and robfe'd of Plate and Goods to a confiderable Value. Yefterday Morning the Butler of a very tminent Phyfi-cian near Queen Square, being diforder'd in his Senfes, cut his Throat in fuch a manner, that he died in about two Hours after. The Good People of St. Luke, Middlefex, who are neither afhamtd of, nor weary in Profecuting their laudable and good Work of Reformation, are earneftiy defired to reform fo much of the Filthy Road between Gofwell-flreet and Shoreditch Church as is in their Parifh, as it is a Thing very much wanted, and will Change the Face of'Things for the better. And they are likewife Defired to Defire their Friends in the Parifh of St.. Leonard Shoreditch, to mend their Ways, that there may be a thorough Reformation.- See Daily Advertifer of July 1. This prefent Friday the great Match at CRICKET, made,, by the Noblemen and Gentlemen, for 500 Guineas, Eleven on a Side, pick'd out of the moft fam'd Places in England, viz. Seven-Oaks and Bromley in Kent, and Addington in Surry; againft Slendon in SufTex, Horfemanden and Chif-felhurft in Kent, and London ; is to be play'd at Mr. Smith's, at the Pyed Horfe in Chifwell-flreet. The Ground to be Bench'd round ; no Perfon to be admitted to walk within the Ring. The Wickets to be pitch'd by One o'Clock ; and the Match to be play'd out. High Water this Day at London-Bridge at 1 Minute after 4. Bank-Stock 145 1 half a 1 4th. India Ditto 183 1 half. South-Sea Stock no Price. Ditto Old Annuities 1103 4ths a 5 8ths. Ditto New in a 110 7 Sths. Three per Cent. Annuities 91 a 90. Ditto 1742 91 ago. Ditto 1743, and 1744, 91 a 90. Ditto 1745, 89 1 half. Million Bank 115. Equivalent 110. Royal Affurance 84 1 half. London Affurance 11 1 8th a 1 4th. Englifh Copper 5 1. Seven per Cent. Emperor's Loan no Price. Five per Cent. ditto no Price. Bank Circulation 5 1. 5 s. Pr. India Bonds I 1. 10 s. a 12 s. a 10 s. Pr. Three and a half Salt Tallies 3 1 4th a 3 8ths Difc. Three and a half per Cent. Exchequer Orders no Price. Three per Cent, ditto no Price. Lottery Tickets 18 s. 6d. a 18 s. Life Annuities 14 3 4ths Years Purchafe. Bath, May 22, 1745. Whereas feveral Perfms ha-ve lately reforted to Bath* under Pretence that they were to be admitted into the Gene* ral Hofpital there, and have thereby been a common Nuifance to the faid City : This is to acquaint all Perfons, that no Application will be received, unlefs the Perfon be at hit ufual Place of Abode when fuch Application is made. No Letters will be received unlefs Poft paid. By Order of the Prefident and Governors, E. Brett, Regijler. NEW WEl.Lt>. AT the New Wells, near the London-Spav>, ClerktnvodI, this and every Evening (duriag the Summer Seafon) will be preiented Variety of New Performances, viz. Tumbling by Mr. Williams, Mr. Rayner, and Mr. Hough. i>ix. Mr. Williams will fly over Sixteen Mens Heads, and the GIANT. Rope-Dancing by the celebrated Mifs Rayner, who walks up a Slanting Rope 100 Feet long, from the Bottom of the Stage to the Upper GaJJery. Variety of Neiw Sorfgs by Mr. Brett, Mifs Lincoln, and Mifs Vauic. / Several Grand Dances, Serious and Comic, he Whole to Conclude with a new Entertainment of Mufick, call'd BACCHUS and CIRCE. I Interfpers'd with a new Piece in Grotefque Characters, call'd As You Like It ; or, Harlequin's Whim. Bacchus by Mr. Brett; Circe by Mifs Lincoln ; The Character of Harlequin by Mr. Rofoman ; Servant by Mr. Hough j Colombine by Mrs. Hough. The Scenes, Machines, Mufirt, and DrtJJis, all entirely Newm To begin every Evening at Five �'Clock Each Perfon will be admitted for a Pint of wine or PUNCH. To begin every Evening at Five o'Clock. #* Every Evening there will be new Performances. RICHMOND THEATRE. AT the Theatre in Richmond, To morrow, being Saturday the 6th Day of July, will be perfoim'd a Concert of Mufick. Boxes 3 s. Pit 2 s. Gallery 1 si Between the Two Parts of the Concert will be prefented, Gratis, King RICHARD the Third. The Part of .Richard by Mr. Chapman ; Henry the 6th by Mr. Caihel j Richmond, Mr. Crofsj Buckingham, Mr. Phillips; And the Part of Queen Elizabeth by Mrs. Vincent. Admiralty-Office, 'uly 2, 1740. rJ^HE Lords Commiffioners of the Admrally do hereby jlriclly direct the PeUy-Oficers and Foiemaft-Men late belonging to his Majejlys Sloop the Mercury, to re-air, fo foon as their Leave is expired on board his M.ijejiy 's Ship the Folkeftone at Portsmouth ; on board which Ship they will be paid their IVages for the Mercury before the Folkeftone proceeds to Sea, and will be allowed ConduR Money and Carriage for their Chejls and Bidding dvwn to Portfmouth ; but if they fail in repairing on board the Folkeftone as above direiied, they will not only lofe their Wages for the Mercury, but the Marjhal of the Admiralty will be direiied to apprehend them in order to their being Try1d at a Court-Martial as Deferters. Tho. Corbett. X Admiralty-Office, July 4, 1745,. HT'H E Lords Commiffioners of the Admiralty ' having ordered the PettyOJicers and Fore maf-Men belonging to his Majejly Ship the Experiment, to be forthwith removed into the Norwich, ftting cut aAVoolwich, on board which Ship they will be paid three Months Wages before fbe falls down the River, and will be rated in ejual Stations, at leaft on the Books of the Norwich, and they ixill Ifave three Weeks Leave to refrefh themfelves afhore fo foon as the prefent immediate Occafon of their Service is over, \and pall be then paid the refl of their Wages for the Experiment ; their Lord/hips do hereby diret't, that fuch of the faid Petty-Officers and Foremafl-Men as are afhore, do immediately repair on board the Norwich, otherwife thiy will not only lofe all their Wages, but the Matfhal of the Admiralty will be ordered to apprehend them, in order to their being tried at a Court-Martial as Deferters. Tho. Corbett. To he SOLD, At the Horfe and Groom in Water-ftreet in the Strand, a N Iron-Grey HORSE, 14 Hands and a gjLm3lm------ ... 14 Stone To be SOLD, 'rHE fcveral Freehold Eftates of Henry I Anirewtx, Ifq; confifting of divers Farms and Lands, fcitn-ate in or near the Town of Shaftfbury, otherwife Shafton, in the County of Dorfet, and the Pnri/h of Meer in the County of Wilts, being together of the Yearly Value of 320 1. � Enquire for Particulars of Mr. Thomas Buck of Feverfliam in Kent, or or Mr. Derifley of Staple-Inn, London. J. W E S T O N, At the Hand and Pen, over-againfl M'ater-Lane in Fleet-Street, z CONTINUES to teach _ any Gentleman or Lady his New Method of SHORT-HAND within SIX Weeks ; they writing at Home ONE Hour a Day, and coming or fending to him for Inftruclions once in TWO Davs. He alfo takes down TRIALS at LAW, &c and fells, 1. His SHORT-HAND GRAMMAR, curioufly enyrav'd, and authoriz'd by his Majefty, (being the Eighth Edition, with Improvements) which alone is fufficient to teach the Art perfectly, as is at-trfted, at the Beginning of the Book, by a great Number of Gentlemen of the Clergy, Law, &c. formerly taught. Price One Guinea and a half, and Two Guineas on Royal Paper. If any Thing feems doubtful, he will explain 5t gratis. 2. His Short-Hajid COMMON-PRAYER-BOOK, for the Ufe of the Learners of his Art. Price 1 1. 5 s. ADVERTISEMENTS are taken in for this Paper, at Lloyd's Coffee-House, in Lombard-ftreet. J- o~6 ;