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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - July 20, 1845, London, Middlesex The General Mvm&et. SAT U R D AY, JVl^ 20, 1745. Deal, July18. AME down his M$iV� Ship the Bridgwater; and (he Young Noll Privateer, on a Cruize. Arrived the Weazel Sloop of War, from the Northward, and remains with thcOutward-bound. Wind W.byS. The Burrifh, JuE.frdm Bdfton, is arrived at Falmouth. The Prince of Orange, Adams, from London, at Bofton. The Expedition, Murray, from Dublin, at Briftol. LONDON. Extract of a Letter from Hamburgh, July r 4, N.S. 4 From the Combined Army in Bohemia we have Advice, that almolt all the Reinforcements of Troops and Artillery expecled there, are actually arrived : That on the 2 2df 23d, and 24th of laft Month feveral lharp Skirmilhes happened between the Pruflians and the Auf-trians, the former having made feveral Attempts to pafs the Elb j but all we know of the Matter is4 that they were repulfed every Time with Lofs, and obliged to retire by the" Way of Jaromitz to the Frontiers of Silefia. A little Time will fhew whether there is any Truth in the News of this Retrear, and whether the Progrefs made in Silefia by the Infurgents, will be able to draw thither 'again all the King of PruffiVs Forces.  According to what they write from Drefden, the King of Poland neither regards the Menaces of the Couit tf Berlin, nor the Motions of the Prulhan Troop- afTembled at Magdebourg, who are actually on the March, but contents himfelf with taking all the neceffary Precautions to ftcurc his Electorate from an Invafion. Some pretend Co infer from this great Unconcern in his Polifh Majelty, that he is fure or a powerful Succour, in Cafe the Pruf-fians attack his Dominions ; whiiil others conclude from it, that there is a private Ur.derftanding between the two Courts. Time, which brings to Light all myilerious Tranfadtions, will Icon fcew which is in the Right.  Our Letters from Drefden add, that Confoer.ces are very frequent there, and that the King conltantly afliils at them : That the Portuguere Envoy at the Britifh Court is an v d there from Hanover ; on what Errand is not known, but his Excellency is faid to be charged with Commiffions to feveral other Courts in the Empire. 4 We have pofitive and particular Accounts from divers Places, that the Emprefs of Ruffia, being at laft overcome by the repeated Sollicitations of the Britifli, Hungarian, Saxon and Dutch Minillers at Peter/burgh, has really acceded to the Treaty of Warfaw, and that jn Confequence of this folemn Acceflion, Orders have been ifliied for a confiderabie Body of Troops to hold them-felves in Readinefc to march on the firfl Notice. Extrafis fom tht Bojion-Gazette of the +th of June. * On Thurfday laft arrived Captain Smith, from Gene-4 ral Peperell and Commodore Warren, in eight Days ; * by the Difpatches they bring, we learn, that our Forces 4 have made their Approaches fo near Louifburg as to �* have com pleated a Fafcine Battery of 42 and 18 Poun-' ders, within 200 Yards of the Weft Gate, by which * they had beat down the Draw-Bridge, and almolt the 4 whole Gate, as alfo the Parapet of the Demi-Lune Eac-' tery ; and had made fach a Breach as to fee into the �. Town ; and doubted not making the Breach fo wide as * to make the Town eafy of Affault. * Our Troops had alfo raifed another Fafcine Battery, r on the North Side of the Harbour, and had already there * fome 42 Pounders; and had begun to play on the Town 4 the Day Capt. Smith came away ; and being within, 4 Point-blank Shot of the Town, and Demi-Lune Battery * on that fide, molt greatly annoy the Enemy in the * Works they werecarrying on within, to hinder our ' Approaches at the Welt Gate ; fo that the Town was 4 now expofed to five continual Fires, which had beat ' down many Houfes. * Our People"are "reebnnoitering the Harbour, Shores, * &c, and have difcovered a Number of Cannon, on the * Light-Houfe Side of the Harbour, in the Water, which � 'tis fuppos'd wasdefign'd for a Battery ; but on fight of 4 our Fleet was-tumbled down the Precipice into the Sea ; � but notwithstanding this Place is within reach of the 4 Guns of the Wand-Battery, our People have weighed : 4 rooft of them up. 4 About One Hundred of the Enemy from the Town in 4 Boars attempted to prevent the Recovery of thefe Cannon, 4 but as foon as rhey were landed, a Party of our People 4 cut them off from their Boats, on which they fled into * the Woods, except one, who was "taken, who informed * us, the Armament coming from France was three Men 4 of War of 70 Guns each, two of 56�Guns, and two ' Company Ships of 36 Guns. 4 We have further Advice, that on the 18th tilt, the � Mermaid of 40 Guns, Capt. Douglas, and the Shirley 4 Gaily, Capt. Rcwfe (one of our Cruizers) fell in with a ' French Man of War, and engaged her, the former Broad-4 fide and Broadfide ; and the latter not being able to lie 4 along-fide of her, and going well, annoy'd her Stern, or 4 her tiead, or on the Quarter, the belt ftie could ; they * engaged her, and fail'd '(ill they fell in with the Commo-4 4ore (whjch was 9 o'Clock at Night) along-fide to engage, and gave her two or three' Bfoadfides, when, 4 fhe ftruck, and called for Quarter. She proves to be the; 4 Vigilant, a new Ship, never afSrabtfore, xti 64 Guns, * and 560 Men, was commanded by the Marquis du Mai ion ^Fort. 4 The Command of the above. Ship is now given to. ' Captain Douglas; and that of the Mermaid to the Hon. 4 Captaifl Montague. . � -The Vigilant was laden with ^wsarilfe Stores of all Sorts, for lupporung a Siege and reinforcing their Fortifications, ,among which> is a great.Camber pf heavy Cannon, with their Materials, befides Small-Arms, Bomb-Shells, Cohorns, &c. and exclusive of the Ship's Stores, 1000 Half-Barrels of Gun-Foweer; and as there | is a good Look-oat for the Remairider of the Ships, 'tis  hoped they wyill fallMntp our Hands. j 4 The Vigilante, adorn'd with a great Number of Co- , louts, was tow'd a-efofs the Harbour by the Mermaid, in View of the Town ; which muft intimidate them very much, as their fole Dependancc was upon the Arrival of tfoofe Ships, and This the Commodore. There was a Per-fon of Diltinctton on board ; but whether he was a new Governor, or Monf. Duvivier in Difguife, was not dif- ' cover'd when Capt. Smith came away. 4 We have further Advice, that the Princefs Man of War, Capt.Edwards, who went from hence, had joined the Fleet the Day Capt. Smith carte away, who met the Hector Man of War, Capt. Cornwall, bound down with a fair Wind ; fo that the Fleet now confifls of the Su-perbe and Princefs Mary of 60 Guns j Mermaid, Laun-cefton, Eltham and Hector of 40 Guns ; Bein-Ami of 24 Guns, three 20 Gun Ships, three Snows of 20 Guns, and one Bngantine, with the Rhode-Jfland and Connec-ticut-Colony Sloppe, all well raann'd and'fitted ; and 'tis not iuppofed that any Force will come from France equal to it this Year. 4 The Commodore alfo expects two 60 Gun Ships ; and one 50 Gun Ship from Newfoundland ; which with thefe expected from Anapolis, Pifca'away, &c. Will certainly ' prottdt our Northern Colonies this Year from an Inva-4 fion. 4 Our Army in general were in good Health and high 4 Spirits, and fince the laft Accourtts have only loft two 4 Men killed, at one t f our Batteries ; and one wounded. 4 The Lieutenant-General and Commodore had deter-' mined on Meafures for profecuting fome more vigorous I Attack, of which we hope fhortly to have a good Ac- * count. * We hear that the Vigilant has trvee Years Pay, and * all the Cloachirrg for the Regiments of Cape Breton and 4 Canada on Board.  The three Englifh Men of War under Commcdore ' Brett were arriv'd at Newfoundland.  'i he Grand Battery whi*h was deferted by the Enemy, * was immediately garrifon'd by Col. Waldo, wjth fix ' Cqmpanies, in Spite of a continual Fire from the Om-4 non of the Town, to prevent our People's taking Poflef- 4 fion of it. There is certain Advice, that Oudenarde furrender'd on the 1 ith Inftant, O.S. And that the French King was to make his Publick Entry into Bruges as Yelterday. On Wednefday lalt Twenty Cafes of Muficets, with Cartouches, Belts, ice. were fhipt fiom the Tower, for Oftend. Yefterday came Advice, by Letters frdm Oftend, that M Week died there Captain Mitchel, a Commander in the Train, a Gentleman well refpected for his Knowledge in Military Affairs. On Thurfday Morning as a Brewer's Servant in Wap-ping, was riding on his Dray in Mile-End Road, he was by a fudden Jolt thrown off, and the Wheel going over his Breaft he was kill'd on the Spot. Yefterday a Riding Officer of the Cuftoms fell off his Horfe on Norwood Common, and diflocated his Neck, and died immediately. At RUCKHOLT-HOUSE, on Monday next will be-performed SOLOMON, at the Defire of feveral Perfons of Diilinction, the Vocal Parts by Mr. LOWE and Signora AVOLIO ; to begin in the Morning at 11 o'Clock : before which, will be (be&es a Grand Band of Maficfe) Concertos and Solos on the Vi->lin, by Mr. Knerler. Tickets Two Shillings each, Breakfailing included. The Evening Entertainments to begin in the Afernoon, at 4 o'Clock ; each Perfon, after 2, to pay One Shilling Admittance.-Its humbly defired, that thofc Perfons that dine there, will be/peak their Dinners in Time. .N.B. There is Plenty of Carp, &c. and proper Cooks provided. - High Water this Day at London-Bridge at 2 Minutes after 3. Bank-Stock 146. India Ditto 186. South-Sea Stock no Price. Ditto Old Annuities 110 7 8lb>rn-Bridge , where Gefltlerncn may depend on a Commodity, durab^: and genuine, above ' bnr Third cheaper titan can be bought any where, at fheonly aim's at Prime Coft. Nctey-rirtheirttitt renTatiii a Parcel offhe ^fincTl Hairi, uhwrought, Gentlemen, of any Function or Occupation, may befpeak any Thing -to their own Taftey wkho�t Additional Charge^ or being oblige*to uke it, if dilUked, when done. Perfou who want to fend Abroad, may be adrantageoufly rurniih'd. NEW WELLS, AT the New Wells, near the London-Span, CUrietno'tt, this and eve^ Etening (daring th* Summer ,Seafn) be preftnted Variety of New Performance}, vix. Totnhling by Mr. Williams, Mr. Rayner, and Mr. Hough. ReK.Dancing by the celebrated Mifs Rayner, who walks up  'fjhatmg rop* 100 long, from the Bottom of the Stage to the Upper Gallery. Variety of New Songs by Mr. Brett, Mifa Lincoln, and Mil* Vaesu Several Grand Dancei, Serious and Comic. Rope-dancing by the famous Young GIANT. Th* Whole to Conclude with a new Entertainment of Mufick, call'4 BACCHUS and CIRCE. Interfpen?d with a new F�ece in Grotefque Chara�ter�, call'd As You Like It 5 or, Harlequin's Whim. Bacchus by Mr. Brett; Circe by Mifs Lincoln } The Character of Harlequin by Mr.- Rofoman j Servant by Mr. Hough $ Colombine by Mrs. Hough. Tit Sunet, Machines, Mufict, and Dreffit, all entirety JNtw. To begin every Evening at Five o'Clock Each Peifon 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. G O O D M A NVF IELDS. A T the NEW WELLS, the Bottom of 9 /~\ Ltmon-Jireet, potdtnaiff Fields, this Evening, will be feveral New Performances, v/z. Dancing- by Mr. Shawford, Madem. Duval, Mr. Chettle, Mrs. Pritchard, Mr. Cuihing, Mifs Shawford, Mr.Baker, and Mrs. Dominique. Rope-Dancing by Monf. Hendrkk, Mr. Morris, Sec. Singing by Mr. Cunningham, and Mr. Afpey. Tumbling, Ladder-Dancing, and feveral New Equilibre* by Monf. Hendrick, with a Pyramid of Glafles, all fupported 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 HARLEQJJIN a DESERTER* Or, 'Ihe Camp of Love. The Character of Harlequin by Mr. Cuihing; Colombine, Mrs. Do*e ; French' Nobleman, Mr. Shawford ; 'Spaniard, Mr. Morris j Colombine's Maid, .Mrs. Cuming ; Captain of the Guard, Mr. Cunningham ; Centinel, Mr. Morris; the Ftfherman, Mr. Chettle ; the four Cupids by Mafter Morgan, Mafter Davis, Mafter Hendrick, Mafter Howard. Voluntiers, by Mr. Chnde, Mrs. Pritchard, Mr. Baker, Mifs Shawford, Mr. Afpey, Mrs. Dominique j Genius, Mr. Cunningham ; the Clown, Mr. Dove ; And th: Part of the French Servant by Monf. Hendrick, To begin every Evening .at Five o'Ciock. Nott, The Scenes, Machines, Mufick, and-Cloaihs, are all entirely New, and not borrow'd from any o' her Entertainments. Every One will be admitted for a Pint of Wine or Punch as ufual. Certainly nothing can le a clearer Proof of the Excellency of any Commodity than the Approbation it meets nvitk--]f fo, THE ENGLISH GRAPE BRANDY 9 may juftly claim a Superiority over all other Britifh Produc-tions, from the confhnt and large Demands the Company have from all Parts of the Kingdom. To convince the Curious how fitly it is adapted to all Mannar of Mixtures, -vix. RASBERRIES, CHERRIES, &c. there is now prepar'da lar.e Quantity of SHRUB with the faid BRANDY and ORANGES when in the greareft Perfection j which' is no Way* inferior (either as a Dram, or for Punch) to that made with the heft Coniac. SHRUB at 6 t. per Gallon, Brandy at 4 s, per Gallon ; At the Warehouse the Bottom of Bartholomew-Lane, near the Royal-Exchange. Sixpence per Gallon afiow'd to thofc who take half a Hogihead or upwards. ' Thomas Rawlins, Clerk to this Company, CHARLES HARVEY, Upholder, ^ U>.T.l�X,A,Si George, in Coventry-Court, mar St. James's Haymarket, PRepares and Sells the fa- Q mo\fs unirerfal Remedy to deftroy and prevent Buggs, and to be had no where elfe in London j two Quart Bottles filled for 3 s. 6 d. with Printed Directions, and undertakes to deftroy thefe moft moft nau-feous Vermia ou* of Beds and Houfes, and keeps them fo for the future; I can refer to Gentry in moft Parta of the Tow* for the Truth �f my Affertion. The Remedy- hath no ill Scent nor any ways prejudicial to the Furniture. I make up all Sorts of Hou/hold Furniture in the genteeleft Tafte, buys, fells and appratfet Houfliold Goods, and performs Funerals in the compjeateft Manner. . N.�. I would have Geatry take Notice, that this Medieine hath been in Vogue but two Years in England, but hath proved very fuc-ceMil j I purchafed the Receipt of a Perfon, who had made ufe o f it in the Hot Countries. The Remedy is quite different from any aver before made ufe of, having the Property, to attract the Buggs %o it, which then becomes their Bane, and then deftroys them Root and Branch. I am ready to do one Bed and Room for any Hofpital, i:c. no Purchafe, no Pay. More Particulars nay be feen in my Framed Bills on the Walks of the Royal-Exchange; and at moil Coffee-houfes of Note. This Day are Publijhed, (Containing fix H$lf-Sheets,) Price 6 d. PHYSICAL DISQUISITIONS.  NUMBER IL By JOHN TENNEN.T, M.D. printed for W. Payne, at HoraceVHead in the Strand ; and J. Collyer, in Ludgate-Street. This Number contains a Rationale upon the remote and immediate Caufes of the Pleurify and Peripneumony, in a new Method, to be a Vegetable, is dearly fated ; as alfo a Niimherof remarkable and defperate Cafes of Patients,who were cared by it, after the eftablifhed .Rules of the Practice of Phyfic were unfuccefsful j with the'Nattfre and Symptoms of each Cafe commented an, and the Prefrfiptions gi-' ven in plain Englifh. Number III! cannot be poblifhed 'till Saturday the 23d of Attgoft next. Time being required in making Analytical and Synthetical Experiments uporTthe component Parts of the Vegetables, that-in the, regular Progress-of the Work its furprifing Efficacy may ftill more clearly be accounted for in Difeafeaof that Kind; as alfo irrDropfical, Rheumatic, Gouty, and Atthmatic Cafes; and as a Copper-plate fall* . into this Number, it wiU.conilft of eight Half Sheets, Price 1 s.A AD VERTISS. MElN TS ace &ken in- for;this Paper, at Lloyd'& Coffee-Hoj^e, in l^orabard-ftrefit. ;