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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - July 31, 1845, London, Middlesex The General Advertifer. me WEDNESDAY, July 3t, 1745. DeHk July 29. IRRJVED his Majefty's Ship (he Pool, from Hull j and the Gra-nada Bomb, from a Cruize ; alfo the Swift Privateer; the Bridget, Morton, from Montferrat; the Dragon, Raynes, from Carolina; and Anne, from St. Euftatia. Came down and failed.Antigua-Packet, Lefsley, for Antigua. Came down Onflow, Keates, for Newfoundland, and remain, with Prince George,. Duke, Dover, and Pool Men of War; the Granada Bomb, and the Outward-bound. TSail'd this Morning the Cruizer Privateer on. a Cruize j and the Italian Merchant, Read, for Virginia. Wind N.E. Grawefend, July zy. Pafs'd by Mary, Saunders, from Stettin ; Sutherland's Prize, Rowlan, from Rotterdam j and Neptune, Dare, from North Carolina. F The Manchester, [(late Craickfhanks) from Guiney, is arrived at St. Kitts. The Mary, Bird, from London, at Jamaica. The Lorctto, Bfotherfon, from London, at Barbadoes. LONDON. Yefterday arrived the Mails due from Holland and Flanders. According to Advices from Piedmont and Lombardy, the Auftrian Army has pafled the Tanaro, and the Head-Quarters are fixed at Bafignanb. The King of Sardinia's Head-Quarters are at Monte Caftello, near Alexandria della Paglia, and General Sinzano, with a large Detachment of Piedmonteze Troops, keeps within a fmall Diftacce of the Infant Don Philip, oblerving the Motions of his Army. Marfhal Maillebois was advancing by the Way of Aqui with the French Troops, in order to join the Infant; and Count Gage was actually come up toTortona. According to the Lifts of the Piedmonteze and Auftrian Armies, they make together only 40,140 Men, among tvhom there are 15000 Horfe ; but there are befides large Detachments of Piedmonteze, confiding of Independant Companies and arm'd Peafants, who icour the Country, -and annoy the Enemy not a little. Letters from Venice of the 24th of July, N.S. fay, that the Senate had juft iffued Orders for the Troops in 'Terra-frma to hold themfelves in Readinefs to march on the firft Notice ; but their Deftination ftill remains a Secret. Ex trail of a Letter from Vienna, July 24. ' The Minifler of Genoa refiding here, acquainted the * Court a few Days fince, with the Meafures purfued by * that Republick, and the Senate's Motives thereto: Upon * which he was anfwered in the Queen's Name, that her �JMajefty knew long ago the Engagements between the - Republick and the Crowns of France and Spain, and * that fhe coafidered as her Enemies all fuch as furnifhed * Troops, or any other Succours to the Powers with whom * fhe was at War. � Letters from the Upper Silefia of the 20th Inftant * bring Advice,-that thelnfurgents had been obliged to re- * tire to Jagerndorft, where they arrived that Day, having * been purfaed by a Body of 15000 Pruffians, and that they � loft in this Retreat near 200 Men, both killed and * wounded, and taken Prifoners. Thefe Letters add, that � the Pruffians came up to Cofel the 19th, and invefted it ; * and that Baron Flandrini, who commands there, had � fent Word to Veldt Marfhal Efterhafi, that if he does * not come quickly to his Affirtance, he will be obliged to * deliver up the Place to the Enemy, feeing his Garrifon * confifts of no more than one Batallion, and that the new � Works they were adding to the Fortifications are not yet � finifhed.' According to Advices from Francfort, the Grand Duke % of Tufcany's Army decamped the 30th of July, N.S. from Weinheirn, paffed the Neckar the fame Day, and pro* ceeded towards Heidelberg, where his Royal Highnefs has fince fixed his Head-Quarters. The Dyffentery makes great Havock among the Huffars and other Hungarian Troops. The Prince of Conti's Army advances up the Rhine, keeping always oppofite to the Auftrians. As for the Imperial Ele&ion, fome ftill fay it is juft at Hand, and others affirm, that it will not come on thefe two Months yet. They write from Bareith, that the Pruffian Army in Bohemia made a Motion forwards the 25th Inft. N.S. in order to detach fome Troops towards the Sazawa; upon which Prince Charles immediately filed off feveral Batal-lions and Squadrons on the Right of the Elb, and likewife detached fome Troops towards Kuttenberg ; that the whole Pruffian Army was again in Motion the 26th in the Morning, a little before the Letters came away; and that they expert the News of another Battle every Hour. We have various Advices concerning the Pretender's el-deft Son, which wefhall fet down verbatim as they ftand in the Foreign Gazettes. from the Amjlerdam Gazette, Paris July $0,.N.S. 4 We have divers Accounts from our Sea Ports, which 4 afTure that the Pretender's eldeft Son has embarked at * Belleifie on the Coaft of Brittany, on Board an Armed * Ship, called the Elizabeth, and that he put to Sea the * 15th Inftant. It is added, that this Ship has on Board a * large Quantity of Warlike Stores, and that fhe is to be * joined by five Ships of the Line under the Command of ' Meff. De la Jonquiere aad Caylas, &c. From tbeJUtr4*ht Gazette, Paris July 30, N.S. 4 The" Court has fent Orders to Breft to fit out io Men 4 of War with all poffible Diligence, which, we hear, are ' deftined to favour the Siege of Oftend. The Marquis De ' Stainville, Envoy Extraordinary from the Grand Duke 4 of Tufcany, continues to refide here, and will Ray fo long j 4 as the Neutrality of that Dutchy is preferved. New Re- J 4 ports fly about, concerning the Pretender's eldeft Son, but * the general Report is, that he is adually making the * Campaign in the Infant Don Philip's Army.' Our Advices from Brabant are, that the Army of the AlKes has drawn nearer to Antwerp, being ftill at Hand to cover either Bruffels, Antwerp, or Mechlin, ai they fee Occafion. In the mean time the Siege of Oftend feems to be a Thing actually refolved upon, a large Train of heavy Cannon and Mortars being on the Road for that purpofe. It is,faid that notwithstanding all the Detachments made from the Confederate Army to re-inforce feveral Garrifons, it ftill confifts of 40,000 Men. Hague, Auguft 3, N.S. According to Advices from the Army in the Netherlands of Yefterday, it remained in its old Poft ; and that, in order to extend its Front the farther, it was now encamped in one Line in Dead of two, fo that the Right Wing reached to Vilvorde. The Garrifon of Nainur has fent out a Party, which has had the good Fortune to furprife, and burn aconfiderable Magazine of For-rage the French had at Thyange. Prince Cherbatow and Baron Solenthal both arrived here Yefterday from England, and fet out this Morning for Hanoverj as did M. Fogliani a few Days ago for Naples. Hague, Auguft b, N.S. By the Letters arrived to Day from the Combined Army in the Low-Countries it had made no Motion of Confequence, ftill lining the Canal of Bruffels; but his Royal Highnefs the Duke had tranfported his Head Quarters to Vilvore. The French King was returned from Bruges, and joined his main Army at Aloit on the 4th. His Return to Verfailles is faid to be poftponed. M. Pallavicini is foon expected here as Minifter from the Republick of Genoa. Whitehall, Auguft 30. The King has been pleafed to conftitute and appoint Mark Kerr, Efq; commonly called Lord Mark Kerr, General of his Majefty's Foot Forces, to be Conftable and Governor of the Caltle cf Edinburgh, and alfo to be Captain of that Company of Foot in the faid Garrifon, John Hufke, Efq; Major General of his Majefty's Forces to be Governor of the Fort of Sheernefs. And Henry Bellenden, Efq; to be Captain or Keeper of the Caftle of Hurft. Yefterday the Commiffioners of the Navy took feveral Merchant Ships into his Majefty's Service, to be employ'd as Tranfports ; but for what Place is not known. The Caftor and Pollux, Frefh, of and from Bourdeaux, for Martinico, of 18 Guns and 60 Men, was taken by Capt. Allen, and Capt. Cranfton, in two Rhode Ifland Privateers, and-carried into Antigua. The Nutcliffe Gaily, Durell, from South Carolina, is taken by a French Privateer. The Providence, Harwood, with Wheat for Dublin, was taken in his Paffage, by a French Privateer, and ran-fom'd for 250 1. On Monday the Commiffioners of the Excife appointed Mr. Lock to be a Collector of that Revenue, in the room of Mr. Mather, deceafed. Letters from different Parts of Suffex mention, that there is a Profpedt of as fine and as great a Plenty of Hops as ever known in that County ; the Black Fly being entirely deftroy'd by the late Rains. A few Days ago died Mrs. Back well, Wife of Barnaby Backwell, Efq; an eminent Banker at Temple-Bar ; fhe was Daughter of Mr. Clark, an eminent Turky Merchant, was poffefs'd of every Qualification that makes a Woman perfedtly amiable, and is moft juftly lamented by all that had the Happinefs of her Acquaintance. Yefterday Morning died at Stepney, Mr. Richard Graham, an eminent and wealthy Fellmonger, well refpefted by all his Acquaintance for his facetious and agreeable Temper. On Monday laft died at Epfem, on a Journey to London, Mr. Hale, an eminent Maltfter at FarnhSm 5 he was in Health the Night before, but being taken ill of the Cholick died in a few Hours. Yefterday Morning about Four o'CIock, a Fire broke out at Mr. Judges's, a Brufhmaker in Crooked-Lane, near Fifhftrcet-Hill, which burnt the greater Part of that Houfe, and very much damag'd Mr. Wilmhufft's,. a Pinmaker the Bext Door, and two Houfes backwards. It is fuppos'd to have been occafion'd by the Negligence of the Journeymen, who had been at work all Night to finifh a Parcel of Goods for Exportation. On Sunday Evening a Servant Maid belonging to Mr. Hill at Peckham, warattack'd by three FootrPads, in the Fields leading to Walworth Common, who robb'd her of feven Shillings and a Silver Thimble, and made off undif-cover'd. Laft Thurfday was committed to Maidftone Gaol, one Hannah Pengelly alias Chaplin, on'the Oath of Mr. John Carroway, with Healing out of his Dwelling Houfe feveral Goods, which fhe has confefs'd. " " ' As the reducing that important Place Cape Breton, calls^, for the Attention of every True-born Englifh Subjedt, to fhew their grateful Acknowledgments to thofe worthy Commanders Commodore WARREN and General PEP-PEREL, and in Remembrance of thofe brave Englijb Tars that ventur'd their Lives in Defence of their Country, the Proprietor of the New-Wells, Goodman's-Fields, has out of a due Regard to the Nobility, &c. that have ho-nour'd Him with their Company, prepar'd an exaft Re-prefentation of the Storming, Cannonading, Bombarding and Taking, Fort Louijbourg, with the Landing Commodore Warren j and will in Honour of that great Exploit, exhibit feveral curious Fireworks which he hopes will be to the Satisfaction of all thofe that will honour him with their Company--N.B. To begin this, and every Evening at Five 0' Clock. The wonderful Young Giant will perform on the Ropd every Evening, this Week, at the New-Wells near the London-Spaw, Clerkenwell; likewife the celebrated Mift Rayner, will dance on the Slanting Rope which is too Fe�t long, from the Bottom of the Stage to the Upper-Gallery* with two lighted Flambeaux in her Hands. Tumblinebjr Mr. Williams, Mr. Hough, and Mr. Rayner j with Variety of Comic Dancing* particularly the Quaker's Wed. ding,-.The whole to conclude with a New Entertain* ment of Mufick, call'd, Bacchus and Circe ; interfpers'4 with a new Piece call'd As you like it, or Harlequin'* Whim. High Water this Day at London-Bridge at ca Minute* after 1. " Bank-Stock 145 3 4ths a i half. India Ditto. 181 a 1 So. South-Sea Stock 108 1 half a 3 4ths. Ditto Old Annuities no 7 8tbs a i half. Ditto New 109 1 8th a io3 3 4ths. Three per Cent. Annuities po a 8c) 3 4ths. Ditto 1742, 90 a 89 3 4ths. Ditto 1743 and 1744, go a 89 3 4ths. Ditto 174$, 89 3 4ths. Million Bank 115. Equivalent no 1 half. Royal AiTu-rance 825 8ths. ex Div. London Affurance 11 1 8th. Englifh Copper 5 1. Seven per Cent. Emperor's Loan no Price. Five per Cent. Ditto no Price* Bank Circulation 5 I. 12 s. 6d. Pr. India Bonds 1 1. 15 s. a 146. Pr. Three and a half Salt^Taliies 3 3 4ths a 4 Difc. Three and a half per Cent. Exchequer Orders no Price, Three per Cent. Ditto 11 Difc. Lottery Tickets 101. 18 s. a 17 s. Life Annuities 14 1 half Years Purchafe. Admiralty-Office, uly 25, 1745^ CTH E Lords Commijjioners of the Admiralty do hereby Jiricily direil all Officers and Stamen belonging to his Majefty's Ships in Commiffion, whether they he Abfent with Leave, or wo it bout (except thofe lately belonging to the Montague �h^Rippon, and alfo fuch avho are Evidences, and are ordered up to Tozvn to be examined with relation to the Enquby making into the Behaviour of fame Officers in the late Aclion off of Toulon) to repair immediately on Board their refpec7i