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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - July 14, 1846, London, Middlesex The General Ad vertifer. Numb. 3655. MONDAY, July 14, 1746. Deal, Jul)'12. EMAIN his Majefty's Ships the Vulcan,with the.Outward-bound as in my laft. Wind Eaft. Grave/aid, July i1. Pafs'd by the Dolphin, Watts, from Bofton ; Lydia, Lewner, from, South Carolina; Eagle, Decord, from Virginia 1 Flying Mercury, Hokes, from Dantzick ; Young Theodore, from Embden. The Frederick, Arington, from Galway, is arrived in the Downs. Since our laft arrived the Mail from Holland. Cremona, July 6. The Irnperialills have begun again to batter and Bombard Placentia, and as they are preparing a great Number of Scaling-Ladders and Fafcines, it is thought, they intend an Efcalade. Vienna, July 6. Four hundred Cannoneers and Bombardiers are -to fet out for Italy without Delay, and a frefh Train of Artillery is preparing at Mantua, it having been refolved, we are told, to befiege Placentia in Form. Franckfort, July i3. The Imperial Troops which were affembling atHailbron, will march by the fhorteft Route to reinforce the Army in the Low-Countries. They confift of 8 Battalions, 2 Regiments of Horfe, 1 of Dragoons, I of Huffars, and 3750 Carlftadians. Dufeldorf, July 15. It is faid, that the Elector Palatine will fix his Refidence here. Duke Charles of Lorrain's Equipages have been for fome Days paffing by, and bis Royal Highnefs is every Moment expected in his Way to the Low-Countries. The Court has ordered all the due Honours to be paid him. Drefden, July 10. We are allured, that in one of the Letters lately written by M. Saxe to our Minifters, he ex-preffes himfelf in this Manner :  The afflicting News we have received in the Army, as * well with Regard to the Pretender as to the State of Af-� fairs in Italy, has obliged us, in fome Sort, to fufpend * the Execution of our Plan of Operations, and to wait for ' the King's Orders. The Allies take Advantage of this � Interval to reinforce thtmfelves daily, and the Negpcia-' tions are fo far from advancing, that they appear more * and more at a Diftance; Perhaps, at laft, the Army of * France will march in fearch of her Enemies, without * Referve, into the Territories of the Republic of Hol- * land. Whatever may happen, the mail Chriftian King, � my Mailer, depends upon the Friendfhip of his Majefty ' the King of Poland, as well as upon his good Intelligence � with his l'ruffian Adajefty.' Paris, July 15. Conferences are held almoft every Day upon the prelent State of Affairs, at which the King is often pjefent. On Tuefday his Majefty gave an Audience to Meurs. de Waffenaer and Gilles, Plenipotentiaries from Holland: But we are allured/that the Propolitions made by taefe Minifters from the States General to M. D'Argen-fon, were not accepted. M. Noailles will fet out immediately, in order to impart to the King of Sardinia the Pro-pofitions of their moft Christian and Catholic Majefties. The King has created M. Saxe Generaliflimo of all his Armies, on Account of the Mifjsnderftanding between him and the Count de Clermont, 'Prince of the Blood. All the neceffaryjMeafures are taking for the Siege of Naraur, after St. Ghillain and Charleroi are fallen into our Hands. Ten thoufand Men are faid to be'embark'd in the Ports of Flanders, but for what Purpofe is not known, and a fmall Embarkation is talked of as now making at Dunkirk. From the General Quarters 0/the Allies at Gil/en, July 17. All the Army was under Arms this Morning at 2 o'Clock, and inarched out of the Lines at c. We got firft into our former Camp between Bavel and Hulten, and from thence hither. To-morrow we are to reft, and the next Day to continue oar March for Hilvorenbeck,- asd the Neighbourhood of Eyndhoven. After being joined by the Auftrians, it� {kid, we (hall go and encamp between Tongres and St. Tron, in the Country of Liege, in order* to cover Namur and Maeftricht. A Party of 60 Huffars, commanded by a Lieutenant, ffiet a Detachment of between 2 and 300 French on Thurf-kv, who immediately thought to furround them. The Huffars feeing this, retired to a little Wood, and from thencs charged the Enemy, when drawn up together, with fuch Fury, that they immediately put them in Diforder, fcll'd 100, took 50 Prifoners,-and difperfed the Reft. The Huffirs had to Men killed, and fdme wounded, the Lieutenant who commanded them being in the Number of the latter. Field-Marfhal Bathiani was fo well fatisfiid w'ith the Conduct of this Officer, that going to fee him when he was brought to the Camp, he declared publickly he had nothing to do but to get himfelf cur'd, and his Fortune mould be made. P.S. We have juft now received certain Advice, that the Prince of Conti has detached 18 Battalions and 30 Squadrons, who take the Route of Dauphiny, and are prdered to march with the utmdft Expedition. From the London Gazette. Die Mart is 8V Julii 1746. Whereas Monday the 28th of July Inftant, is appointed by the Houfe of Lords for the Tryals of William Earl of Kilmarrioc, George Earl of Crojnartie, and Arthur Lord Balmerino, upon the refpectivje Bills of {Indictment for High Treafen found againft ; them : It is order'd by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament affembled, that all the Lords, who fhall attend the faid Tryals, do attend the Houfe to take the Oaths; in order to their Sitting aid Voting upon fuch Tryals, on the Thurfday and Friday next proceeding the Day appointed for the faid Tryals. Order'd, That this Order be printed and publifh'd in the London Gazette. AJkky diaper, Cler1 Parliamentor' Fort Auguftut, July 2. Yefterday was brought hither Pri-foner, Hugh Frafer, Chief Secretary to the Lord Lovat, by a Party of Kingfton's Horfe, which was fent in Search after him.  Florence, June 20. Advice is juft received here from Capt. Hughes, of the Lofs of his Britannic Majeily's Bomb-Veffel the Lightning, which was overfet near the Gorgona by a fudden Guft of Wind, and funk immediately ; by which unfortunate Accident 45 of his Majefty's Subje&s were drown'd, Capt. Martin, the Mafter, Surgeon and Boatfwain, with 23 Men, faved their Lives by fwimming, and were taken up by the Nonfach's Boats. Stockholm, June 27. His Swedifh Majefty is now almoft quite recovered of his late fevere Attack of the Gravel. The Prince and Princefs Royal are returned to Ulrickfthal, from their Progrefs to Upfala, and fome adjacent Provinces. Venice, July 6, N.S. The Spaniards have at lafi abandoned their Retrenchments, and croffed the Po with 20000 Men, leaving M. Caftellar in Placentia, with 28 Battalions and one Regiment of Horfe, which in their prejent Condition are fuppbled to make about 8000 Me's, w*h Orders to defend the Plate to the laft Extremity. It is faid, that they have thrown great Part of their Artillery into the Po. The Left of their Army in towards Crema and the Adda, over which they have a Bridge, and their Right to the Lambro, over which they have another Bridge, and the great Road between Milan and PaVia. There is a Body of about 4000 French near Belgiojofo; who have frequent Skirmifhes with the Piedmonteze'Troops at Pavia, which they attempted to furprize, but according to a Letter from the Spanifh: Quarters at Lodi of the 1 ft Inftant, were difap-pointed by the King of Sardinia's having reinforced the Garrifon with a large Detachment under the Prince of Baden. The fame Letter fays, that the Infant Don Philip was at Gaardamiglio. Their various Motions in the Mi-lanefe make it difficult to judge on wbichSide they will attempt their Retreat. It is reported, that they have fent Commiffions to buy Corn, and eftablifo Magazines in the Ecclefiaftical State. Hague, July 17, N.S. M. Vanderheim, the Penfionary of Holland, after having paffed two Days at the Allied Army, and reached Bois-le-Duc, on his Way to Spa, was Yefterday feiz'd there, and inftantly carried off, by a Return of his ufual Complaint, an Oppreffion or Stagnation of Blood at the Heart. The Perfon moft talked of to be his Succeffor is the Greffier Gilles. The great Seal of Holland falls by Rotation to the eldeft Noble, M. S'Grave-naer. M. Haleyvyn, Penfionarjf of Dorpt, is likewife dead. The Allied Army is fupported to march To-day or To-morrow towards the Meufe. We hear nothing of the Motions of the French, but that they have invefted Charle-roy and St. Ghilain. It is faid that the Prince of Conti is now ordered to detach 16 Battalions and 30 Squadrons from his Corps to the South of France. By Letters of the 5th Inftant from Italy we learn, that the French had formed a Defign of furprizing Pavia, which the King of Sardinia, by his Vigilance and Activity, had difcovered and difappointed ; and that M. de Mirepoix, who had been charged with the Execution of it, had been driven back with Lofst Hague, July 12, N. S. We have Advice from Paris of the 15th Inftant, N.S. that every Thing was ready for the Departure of the French King for the Army under Marfhal Saxe, the Moment the Dauphinefs fhould be broognt to Bed, which was hejurly expected : And from Brabant, that upon the 8th Inftant the Army under Marfhal Saxe nwrched in feven Columns from the Camp of Ranft, in order to poll themfelves behind the Nethe, between Liir and Louvain ; That upon 14th Inftant 29 French Battalions paffed by Bruffels from Mpns. and continued their Marc'h the next Day, in order to join the Grjind Army near Lier: That a Detachment of j 0,0co Men was encamped between Louvain and Tirlemont: That ihe Prince of Cbnri invefted Charieroy upon the" 13th, and the next Day the Blockade was begun : That the Corps under M. d'Etres was encamped between the Sambre and Mafv near Namur; and that a Body of 14,1000 Men had paffed by Genappe in order to jointhem. Camp of the Allied Army at Bavel and Tpelaer, Ju'y 8, N.S. Yefterday the Army marched in feven Culurhs to thisCamp, and the Junction with Count Palfy's Troops will it is hoped, be effected the 21ft. Charieroy was invefted the 13th. And the French have bzfieged St. Ghilain with only five or fix Pattalions. We have a Report here, that laft Night their Grand Army marched to Arfchot. Whitehall, July 12. The King has been pleafed to grant unto his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland, his Heirs and Affigns, the Office of Ranger and Keepejr of Windfor Great Park, in the room of John Spencer, Efq; deceas'd, for and during his own Life, and the Lives of their Royal Highneffes the Princefs Amelia a$d the Princefs Caroline, and the Life of the longeft Liver of them. The King has been pleafed to grant unto John Ta; lor, Doctor of Laws, the Place and Dignity of one of the Prebends of the Collegiate Church of St. Peter Weftmin-fter, void by the Refignation of Lawrence Brodrick, late Prebendary thereof. LONDON. Among the Articles of the Capitulation of Mons, thefe are fome of the Principal ; IV. That the Garrifon of the City fhould be Prifoners of War, that of St. Ghillian not included, the Commandant not being dependent on the Coventor of Mons. V. The Officers to have their Equipages, with Paflports, and the Soldiers their Baggage. JX. The Prifoners of the Gai:ifon taken during thi Siege, to followthe Fate of their Corps ; the French Prifoners to be releafed. Article XIV. is in Favour of the Duke of A-remberg, Great Bailiff of Hainault and Governor of Mons. The reft (19 in Number) differ little from what are ufual on fuch Occafions. Letters from the Hague fay, that tho' the Garrifon of Mons confifted of 12 Batallions, fix Aulirians, and fix Dutch, they did not in all amount to above 2300 Men, no Recruits, nor any of thofe that were upon Furlough, having been able to join their refpedtue Corps. Out of * this fmall Garrifon between 4 and 500 were loft during the Siege, either killed, taken Prifoners, or deferted. The French Lofs before the Place was very great, all the Towns and Villages about being full of their wounded, and their Officers acknowledging that no Place they have take.i in the Low Countries coft fo much Pdins, or fo many Lives. Great Rejoicings were made at Madrid upon a faife Account received from the Captain of a Ship that put in at Carthagena, and allured the Governor that the Army of the three Crowns had won a compleat Victory near Pla--centia; but the true Relation of the Action on the 18th. paft arriving foon after, the Joy was fuddenly turned into a deep Silence. Letters from Drefden fay, that the News of the Victory v�on by the Imperialifts has thrown the Court into trefh Apprehenfions for the Kingdom of Naples, ani that a Courier hath been fince km to Vienna with Difpatches relating to that Subject, Two Books, that were printed a,t the Hague, have been lately burnt at Paris by the Hands of the common Executioner ; one, entitled The Natural Hijiory of the Soul, and the other Philofophic Thougbti; and the moft ftrict Search is ordered to be made after the Authors that they may b� punifhed, if found in the Kingdom of France. Yefterday two Expreffes arrived to his Majefty at Kensington, with an Account of the De.tth of Philip the Fifth, King of Spain, who died in the 63d Year of his Age, being born December the 19th 1683. . His Majefty married firft Maria Louiia, Daughter of the late King of Sardinia. . He was afterwards married to Elizabeth Farnefe, of the Houfe of Parma.-This Event will probably make a great Alteration-in the Affairs of Europe. This Day the Corpfe of the Lord Arundel of Waidou: Caftle will this Day be carried out of Town, to beintcirU with his Anceftjrs. ADVERTISEMENTS are taken in tor this Paper, at Lloyd's Coffee-House, in Lombard-Street. ;