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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - July 8, 1845, London, Middlesex The General Advertifer. MONDAY, July &i 1745. Km B. 332X. Ml D^z/, July 6. RRIVED the Ludlow-Caftle Man of War; with the King of Portugal, Hughes ; Salifcury, Hancock ; Pretty Patfey, Blake j the Little Briton, Dwell j Judith, Bradftraw ; Maffra, Smith i the Dolly, BarreU ; Gideon, Price; Prefton, Hallam; and Britannia, Godly, from Lifbon ; the Anne, Long; Rofe, Taylor ; Yorkme-rick Hill ; Bacchus, Cobb> Rylhrack, Dornford ; Lucy, Purchafs ; Charming Betty, Beam ; Richard and Martha, Everden ; Mary, Edmonds ; Prince Frederick, Wade ; with the Kouli Kan's Prize, and about 40 Sail in all from Lifbon and Oporto. Remain the Duke, and Ludlow Ca-ftle, Jamaica, and Mediator Sloops, with the Outward-bound. Wind S.byE. LONDON. Extraft of a Letter from an Officer in the Confederate Army in Flanders, dated from Grammont, July, 7, N.S. * The Enemy having marched up directly to us Yeft'er- * day, the whole Army was immediately put in Battle-� Array ; they even drew fo near, that the advanc'd Par-� ties on both fides had feveral Skirmifhcs. The Duke of � Cumberland and our other Generals have made all the * neceffary Difpofitions for giving the Enemy a warm Re-� ception, if they have a Stomach to attack us, having, ' among other Things, ereded two fine Batteries, the �: Effect of which the Enemy have already felt, their ad-� vanccd Troops having been oblig'd to retire. The two * Armie.', however, remain in Prefence of each other, and � as all our heavy Baggage has been fent away to Bruffels, � fome fay it is done that we may not be encumbered in � Fighting, while others fuppofe that we fhall quickly take * the fame Route : But, to fpeak ingenuoufly, the Defigns � of our Generals are kept fo fecret, that we are as much * at a Lofs to fathom them, as to penetrate the Views of ' the Enemy in all the Motions they make. As yet they 4 have not inverted in form any of our Places, much left ' undertaken any Siege ; for this very Day feveral Per-1 fons arrived in our Camp from Namure, Mons, Aeth 4 and Oadenard, to give an Account of the Enemy's Mo- * tions in the Neighbourhood of thofe Towns. According to Advicfs from Namure, they have not yet feen any ' French Troops on that fide ; and they write from Mons, ' that Count Saxe feems to be very far from having any � Thoughts of a Siege.-The General Opinion is, that the Enemy's Defign may be to cut off our Retreat; and this � Moment Advice is come, that the Enemy have taken Poll * at Deynfe ; which muft drive us to great Streights, be-� caufe of the Reinforcements and Convoys of Artilledy5 4 and warlike Stores which we ftill expect from England, * feeing our Communication with Oftend would be thereby ^ � cut off. If this News proves true, a Train of Battering 4 Pieces, which we expedi from Ghent, will be in danger of 4 being intercepted. However it be, all Things concur ' towards another Battle ; in three or four Days I may be 4 able to write more pofitively on this Head.-Would to 4 God that all were as perfectly refign'd for it as I am 4 and that every Man in the Army would imprint in his 4 Mind, that no better Ufe can be made of Life, than to 4 expofe it like a Man of Honour in'the Defence of his 4 Country, or even lofe it in the Support of the Common * Caufe. ; � P.S. This Moment the Troops are ordered fo Arms, 4 the Enemy making fuch Motions as will, in all proba-4 bility, bring on a general Engagement.' Journal of the Army under the Marjhals Traun and Ba-tbiani, frtm the if to the ^th of July, N.S. July 1. Both Armies decamped and marched to Gelen-hauien, where the Head Quarters were fixed. The Army under Marfhal Traun took the Right, and that under Mar. fhal Bathiani the Left. Ten Squadrons and nine Batallions of Hanoverians were in the firft Line, and two Regiments of Horfe, and fix Batallions'were in the fecond. This Day Lieutenant General Baroniay advanced to Langen-Sebold. July 2, 3, and 4.' On thefe Days the Army halted. We had Advice that the Enemy ftill keep fome Troops at Af-chaffenburg; that their main Body is encamped from Stein-heim towards Offenbach; that they have garrifoned Hoechtj that they continue with all Diligence to erect feveral Works and Retrenchments; that the two Bridges there are now perfected ; and that in order to fortify their Camp, they are drawing a double Line from Hoecht towards the Eminences. Upon the 3d, a Party of Croats fwam through the Mayne, and carried off a confiderable Quantity of Lin-Ben belonging to the Enemy. Upon the 4th, we had In telligences which confirmed all the above Accounts. Tomorrow the Armies will march in (Jrdcr of Battle towards Lasgen-Sebold. The Troops are in very good Condition, well difciplined and compleat, and may be depended upon.' Hague, July 13, N.S. Letters from the Allied Army in the Netherlands of the nth Inftant, bring Advice, that it was Hill unattacked by the French, but that it had a Motion towards the Right to Meerbeek, where the Head Quarters then were, and were to march the next Day to A'.uir. On the 9th there had happened a fmart Action between a Detachment, which General Molck and Brigadier Bligh were conducting to throw into Ghent, and a Part of the trench Army. General Molck had forced his Way through the Enemy with the Cavalry, and was got into Ghent; but Brigadier tyigh, with the Infantry, had been obliged to make for Dendermonde. The Enemy is faid to have fuffered moil in this Action. uJlih'�t' Xune ,8- Mr- G�y Dickem- h�Britannick Majeity s Mimfter at this Court, having prcfentod aWemo-nai to the King of Sweden, complaining of the Capture of fome Eoglifh Veffels in the Baltick, by one Dagener, an Exprefs has been fent to Sandhain, where he had put in* with Orders to feiz;e him, and to fecure the Ships he had taken, if ftill there ; and if he fhould have iailed before thefe Orders arrived, the Swedifh Minifters at Copenhagen, Peterfbourg and Berlin, will he inftructed by this Evening'* Poft t� make the like Reqoifition at the,refpective Courts where they reflde, in cafe Dagener fhould come into any Port belonging to thofe Pewers. The King of Pruffia having lately made an Attempt from Schmirfchitz, much like his more fuccefsful one at Stri-gau, to furprize the combined Army upon.the Elbe and the Adler at Koniginfgratz, retired at feeing che good Countenance of the latter, and after having made a fmart Cannonade. Prince Charles's Head Quarters are at Wyffoka, much nearer to Koniginfgratz than to Bardubitz, and the Situation of the Combined Army is fuch from the Elbe to the Mountains, with Koniginfgratz and the Adler before them, as not to fear, as is faid, "till fuch Time as theylhall think proper themfelves to feek the Enemy- The Spanifli and Neapolitan Troops under the Duke of Modena and M. de Gages, continue in the Neighbourhood of Genoa, extremely deftitute of Forrage and other Necef-faries, principally on Account of the great Vigilance and Care of the Britifh Ships of War on that Coaft. The five Transport Veffels. with 600 Walloon Guards on board, continue in the Port of Leghorne, not daring to venture out: Many other Tranfports with Troops, Provifions, Artillery, Ammunition, &c. from "Naples and Orbitello, have taken Refuge at Port Longone, Vada, Caftiglione, &c. to avoid falling amongft the Britifh Ships of War on the Coaft of Tufcany, on which Account, Orders have been countermanded for the Embarkation of the Troops at Orbitello. Lefers from Gibraltar of the 14th of May, O.S. ad-vife, that the Englifh Fleet was in fight of that Place fleering towards Tangiers, and fuppofed Were going thither for Supplies of Water and Cattle. There are Letters by Wa^ of St. Eufiatia, from St. Kitts, of the 11 th of May, which bring the agreeable N ews that every thing was then well in the Leeward Iflands, and that the French continued very quiet at Mar-tinico ; and 'twas believed, the Men of War that arrived there from France, were only defigned to protect their Trade in thofe Parts againft our Leeward Ifland Privateers, whofe Diligence had rendered it fo prccariouj that their Ships could not ftir out from Martinico without being taken. Capt. Thomas Summers, in his Majefty's Ship the Deal Caftle, on the Date of the faid Letters, had taken and carried into St. Kitts, two French Privateers of great Force. The Guernzey Privateer, Capt. Elias Pitton, has carried into that ifland a French Prize, laden with Iron, &c. another laden with Salt 1 and ranfomed a third. He hath alfo taken a fourth Veffel, laden with 310 Hogfheads of Wine, 11 Tons of Brandy, &c. but fhe is not yet arrived. On Saturday laft 250 Barrels of Gunpowder, and other Military Stores, were fhip'd from the Tower, and the Magazines in the River, for Oftend ; and the Veflel is order'd to fail this Day. On Saturday laft was married at St. Mary Whitechapel, by the Rev. Dr. Slocock, Mr. Taylor, a wealthy Brewer in Queen-ftreet, Southwark, to Mifs Alfon of Enfield, beautiful young Lady, with a very confiderable Fortune. Laft Thurfday the Lady of Counfcllor Wefton, Daughter of Sir Philip Meadows, was fafely delivered of a Daughter, at Mr. Wefton's Houfe in Norfolk-ftreet in the Strand. Laft Week the Rev. Mr. Edward Crofs was prefented by the Chancellor of the Dutchy of Lancafter, to the Vicarage of Brerefworth in the County of Northumberland, void by the Dsath of the Rev. Mr. Maffey. Yefterday Morning died, at her Houfe in Great St. Helen's, Mrs. Palmer, a Widow Gentlewoman of good Fortune, very much efteem'd by all that were acquainted with her. On Saturday in the Afternoon a Bricklayer's Labourer at work on the Top of a Houfe at Rotherhith, had, by a : Cornilh giving way, the Misfortune to fall, and fractar'd his Skull: He was fent immediately to the London Infirmary, but there is little Hopes of his Reco\ ery. This Day the Scffions begin at Guildhall, and on Wed-nefday next at the Old-Bailey. CIRCUIT appointed for the following Counties in North- Wales. Rogers Holland, Efq; Thomas Martyn, Efq; Merioneth/hire, Saturday, Auguft 10, at Dolegelly. Carnarvonfhiret Saturday, Auguft 17, at Carnarvon. Angle fey, Friday, Auguft z3, at Beaumaris. Bath, May 22, 1745. Whereas feveral Perfons have lately reforted to Batbf* under Pretence that they ivere to be admitted into the General Hofpital there, and haw thereby been a common Nuifance 'to the faid City : This is to acquaint all Perfons, that no Application will be received, utile ft the Per fin be at his 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, Regifter. ' li A N K R 0 P T. ' John Clement, of Chelfea, in Middlefex, Broker and Chapman. Bank-Stock no Price. India Ditto no Price. Souch-Sea Stock 109. Ditto Old Annuities 110 7 8ths. Ditto New 111a 1 4th. Three per Cent. Annuities 91 1 half. Ditto 1742 91 i half. Ditto 1743, and 1744, 91 1 nal^-Ditto 1745, 90 1 4th a 1 half. Million Bank 115. xC Equivalent 110. Royal Affurance 84 t half. London Auiirance it 1 8th a 1 4th. Englifh Copper 5 I. Seren per Cent. Emperor's Loan no Price. Five fcr Gfent. DHfB no Price. Bank Circulation 51. 7 s, 6d. lwfia Bond* 1 L� 12 s. a 15 s. Pr. Three and a half Salt Tallies 3 1 8th a 3 Difc. Three and a half per Cent. Exchequer Orders no Price. Three per Cent. Ditto no Price. Lottery-Tickets 19 s. 6d. Life Annuities 147 8ths Years Put-chafe. High Water this Day at London-Bridge at 38 Minute after 8. . . . G O O D M A N's-F IELDS. AT the NEW WELLS, the Bottom of ijL Lemon-ftreet, Goodman* t-Fiddt, thii Evening, will be feveral New Performances, viz. Dancwg by Mr. Shawford, Madem. Duval, Mr. Chettle, Mrs* Pritchard, Mr. Cuihing, Mifs Shawford, Mr. Baker, and Mrs. Do* minique. Rope-Dancing by Monf. Hendrick, Mr. Morris, &c. Singing by Mr. Cunningham, and Mr. Afpey. Tumbling, Ladder-Dancing, and feveral New Equlibres by Monf. Hendrick, with a Pyramid of Glaffes, all Supported by a Needle, with its Point upon, the Edge of a Glafs, which he holds in his Mouth. To which will be added a new Entertainment, call'd HARLEQUIN a DESERTER; Or, The Camp of Love. The Charafler of Harlequin by Mr. Cuihing; CdlombiHe, Mn. Dove ; French Nobleman, Mr. Shawford ; Spaniard, by Mr. Dove ; Colombine's Maid, Mrs.Cufhing; Captain of the Guard, Mr. Cunningham ; Centinel, Mr. Morris } the Fifhennan, Mr. Chettle j the four Cupids by Mailer Morgan, Mailer Davis, Mafter Hendrick. Mafter Howard. Voluntiers, by Mr. Chettle, Mrs. Pritchard, Mr. Baker, Mifs Shawford, Mr. Afpey, Mrs. Dominique j GeniuSj Mr. Cunningham ; and the,Part of tit* FfQich Servant by Monf. Hendrick, To begin every Evening at Five o' Clock. Note, The Scenes, Machines, Mufick, and Ck>aths, are all entirely New, and not borrow'd from any other Entertainments. NEW WELLS. p T the New Wells, near the London- 9 / Spew, Clcrken-wtll, this and every Evening (during the Sam- ^% ' *Q mer Seafon) will be prefented Variety of New Performances, Tumbling by Mr. Williams, Mr. Rayner, and Mr. Hough. Rope-Dancing by the celebrated Mifs Rayner, who walks up % Slanting Rope 100 Feet long, from the Bottom of the Stage to the Upper Gallery. Variety ot New Songs by Mr. Brett, Mifs Lincoln, and Mifs Vauxk Several Grand Dances, Serious and Comic. Rope-dancing by the famous Young GIANT. The Whole to Conclude with a new Entertainment of Mufick, call'd BACCHUS and CIRCE. Interfpers'd with a new Piece in Grotefque Characters, call'd As You Like It j let the faid Petty-Officers and Seamen know, that they will be paid Three Months Wages on board thofe Ships, before they proceed to Sea, and iuill be rated in equal Stations, at leaf, on the Books of the faid Ships, and they Jhall have the ufual Time of Leave to refrefh themfelves on Shore fo foon as the pre-fent Occafon of their Service is over and Jhall be then paid the reft of their Wages for their former Ships, their Lord' jhips do therefore firialy direS and require, that fuch of the faid Petty Officers and Foreman-Men as are ajhore do imme- wife they will not only lofe all their Wages, but the Marfhal of the Admiralty iuill be ordertd to apprehend them in Order to their being tried at a Court-Martial as Deferters. Tho. Corbett, Admiralty-Office, July 6, 1745. JJffHEREAS feveral of the Men belenging to his Majefys Ship the Saphire, tubo came up the River Thames in her Prize, have not yet returned to their Jfruty onboard his Majeft/s Ship /^Saphire at Portfmouth, the Lords Commiffioners of the Admiralty do hereby ftriclly direS the faid Men to repair immediately to their Duty on Board-the Saphire at Portfmouth ; But if tl?ey fail therein, the Marjhal of the Admiralty vjill be ordered to apprehend themt in order to their being tried at a Court Martial at Deferters, and punifhed to the utmofi Rigour of the Laiu. Tho. Corbett, li �z6 Z ADVERTISEMENTS arc taken in for this Paper, at Lloyd's Coma-Hows*, in Lombard-ftreet. 0-1$ ;