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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - June 18, 1845, London, Middlesex The General Advertifer. TUESDAY, June 18, 1745. / Deal, June 17. IAME down the Swift Snow, Stevens, for Eaft-India; Marlborough Storelhip, for Plymouth ; and remains, with the Duke Man of War, Baltimore and Jamaica Sloops; Raleigh' and Las-far Privateers, and the Outward-bound. WindS.W. Graviftnd, June 16. Pafs'd by Salmon, Marks, from Carel-fcroon ; Hefler, Savage ; and Barns, Frigat, Archer, from St. Kites ; and-, Miller, from Stettin. The Chelfea, Hamect, from Nevis, is arrived at Penzance. And The Anne, Cooley, from Boflon, at Londonderry. LONDON. letter from on board the Fowey Man of War, at Spithead, dated 'June i i.  On Wednefday l.ill we chas'd a large Ship, who at � 3 o'Clock in tne Afternoon anchor'd at the Eait-End of ' Fecamp, under a Fort of 1 2 Cannon, of Twenty-four and � Thirty-fix Pounders: Our Captain refolved to Hand in, � and at 4 came to an Anchor, within Half Mufkec fhot � of the Ship, who, with the Fort, kept firing at us very ' warmly ; but no fooner had we begun 10 fire, but the Pri- ' vateer thought of flipping, and foon after cut, and we ' did the fame : They iljod clofe along the Coal! and we * after them, till they ran afhore, about two Miles to the � Eaihvard of Fecamp, where wehr'd feveral Broadfidts at * her, and mann'd our Boats with aoout 70 Men vve'l- * arm'd, and boarded her : The Shore was lin'd with Peo-' pie, well provided with Small-Arms, who fir'd '�t us, as ' foon as we got near the Ship ; but fo loon as we had * boarded her the Fire ceat'd, by the lir treaty of our Pri- * foners, who call'd to the People afhore. We found it * impoffible to get the Ship off, as (he lay on a Bed of ' Rocks, and therefore began to plunder, and fend the * frilonerson board the Fowey ; and were preparing to ' deltroy her, according to our Captain's Orders, but (he ' being bulg'd on the Rocks, and tne Surff coming high, � made a Break over fur, and ohlig'd us to lea^e her � fooner.than we defign'd, and take to our Boats with all 1 fpeed, it being impoffible for them to live along-fide of � her ; and feveral of our People were tore'J to jump into � the Sea to gain the Bouts ; our Maiier was one of them, * and 'twas with great Difficulty they gain'd them. We � left eight of our Men, and feveral 1 renen, on board, ' and Hood off and on the whole Night ; but in the Morn-' ing found (he was beat to Pieces by the Sea, and fear ' the Men perifh'd. Several of her Crew were drown'd, ' endeavouring to get on Shore when fhe fir ft (truck.-She ' was the Griffon Privateer of St. Maloe-, of 26 Carriage � Guns, befides Swivels, and 250 Men ; but had only 196 * onboard, 41 of which we have on board us, molUy * Officers. She took four Englifh Ships within this Month, ' the lalt the Prince of Orange for Gibraltar, which fhe * carried into Havre ; and failed from thence lalt Monday. * -She was but one Month old.' Letter from Dublin, June 1 r. ' Three of the Tranfports going from hence to Cork, to � take in the Troops for Ollend, have been taken by a � French Privateer off Waterford ; and it is reported, that 4 fome other Veffelshave been taken by her, and lent to � France.-As the Boyne Privateer failed nine Days ago * from this Port j the Terrible the Day before from Le- * verpool ; and the Dublin Privateer from Cork the Day * preceding, it is hoped they will fall in with the French- * man, and his Prizes.-Lalt Monday the Black Prince � Privateer, of 40 Guns, 400 Men, was launch'd at Li-� verpool, and is reckoned to be one of the belt hitherto � built.' A Gentlewoman who was onboard the La Maria, which belong'd to Bourdeaux, land was in Company with the five Martinico Ships, lately taken by the Sheernefs and Bof-cawen Privateers, (but funk in the Engagement) gave the following Relation to a Gentleman, who was with her on Thurfday laft, at Hungroad, viz.-' That before the Captain of the faid Ship left Martinico, he bound himfelf by an Oath, that in cafe he fhould be attack'd by an Enemy, he would fink the Ship rather than fuffer her to be taken ; but that the Crew did not know it 'till he inform'd them of it, jult before fhe funk. That fhe had an only Child on board this Ship with her (who was a young Lady of about 14 Years of Age) and that when the Ship went down, they both fwam together for fome Time, keeping as clofe to each other as they could; but at laft fhe had the dreadful Misfortune of feeing her Daughter fink, before any Relief came ; but was herfeff taken up : And that fhe had 50,000 Livres in Money on board, which went to the Bottom.' The Tryton, Leverllon, from St. Kitts, for London, was taken on Monday fe'nnight by a French Privateer off Scilly. On Saturday laft the Right Hon. the Earl of Kildare fet out from his Houfe in New Bond-itreet for Germany, with a Grand Retinue. Yederday the Right Hon. the Lord Hilfborough ; and the Right Hon. the Lord Banington, fet out for Ireland. Ycllerday the great Cricket Match, between the Gentlemen of' Bromley in Kent and the Gentlemen of London, was play'd in the Artillery-Ground; the Country went in firft, and got 65 ; and the Londoners got 48 ; then the Country went in again and got only 29 ; and the Londoners tot the Match, and had only three Hands out. On Sxturday laft as fome Bricklayers were at work near the Long-ilcom at Hampftead, the Scaffold gJtve way, and titfiy all fell down, by which Accident three were very ni;:ch bruib'd ; and one of them in fuch a manner that his L f 1 is ddpair'd of. The WAREHOUSE for Morning Gowns and Banjan*-is removed from Pope's-Head Alley, to the Wool-pack and Dolphin, Three Doors above Birchin-lane in Cornhill: Wheie great Variety of Gowns are kept ready made, of rich Silk Damafk?, fine Scotch Plaids, Flower'd Ruffels, Figur'd Grograms, Vallurets, &c. Alfo Banjans of fine Cloth, Duffins, Plaids and Damafks. All forts of Velvet-Caps and Safhes. SCOTLAND. Edinburgh, June 11. Ycllerday his Excellency Sir John Cope, Commander in Chief of his Majefiy's Forces in North Britain, arrived here from London. On the 3d Inltant the Countefs of Dalkeith, was fafely delivered of a Son and Heir, to the great Joy of that Noble Family. The Officers of State are ufing their utmoft Endeavours to difcover the Extent of the Defigns of Sir Hector M'Lean, &c. lately feized here for Treafon. IRELAND. Dublin, June 11. Laft Thurfday died the Right Rev. Dr. John Sterne, Lord Bifhop of Clougher, promoted to the See of Dromore the ill of May, 1713, (from the Deanery of St. Patrick's, Dublin, in which he was fuc-ceeded by the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Swift) and tranflated to the Bilhoprick of Clougher, March 30, 1717- This worthy Prelate was remarkable for his Generofity, great Hof-pitality and extenfive Charity. His Lordfhip at his own Expence built our Univerfity Printing-Houfe, hath bequeathed all his Books to that Publick Library, (of which they have not Copies already) and in his Life gave moft of the Legacies, which he had bequeathed by Will, to many of his Relation and Friends, and has left feveral noble Charities for Publick L'fes. His Death is a univerial Lofs to this Nation, as he was a polite Gentleman, very affable and ent- rtaining, and a true Lover of his Country. We have received great Encomiums on the Charity, Activity and Vigilance of George Purdon, Efq; Mayor of Galway, and other good Magistrates, for the Care they take of the Markets, in keeping down the exorbitant Price of Grain and other Provisions, in buying Corn and Meal at the belt Hand, and retailing them to the Poor at Prime Colt, in the fmalleft Parcels. Capt. John Johnfon (Son of Capt George Johnfon) is made a Major in General Hawley's Dragoons. Yellcrday Mr. Bofwell was declared by the Provoft and Senior Fe low.1, a Fellow of Trinity College, in the room of the Rev. Mr. Macdonnell, who has refigned. And the Premiums of 30 1. each were adjudged to Mr. Stokes, Mr. Maguire, Mr. Leland, and Mr. Martin. We hear, that the Rev. Dr. Pocock is appointed firft Chaplain to his Excellency the Lord Lieutenant; who is expected here the beginning of September. Anthony Brabazon, Efq; (Nephew to the Right Hon. the Earl of Mearh) has declared himfelf a Candidate for Knight of the Shire for the County of Wicklow. Laft Week Theobald Wolfe, Efq; an eminent Lawyer, was married to Mifs Dobbs, Daughter of the late celebrated Surgeon Dobbs, a moft agreeable Lady with 3000 I. Fortune. High Water this Day at London-Bridge at 14 Minutes after 2. Bank Stock 146 1 half. India Ditto 186 1 4th. South-Sea Stock 109 1 4th. Ditto Old Annuities no 7 8ths a 1 11. Ditto New 111 1 half. Three per Cent. Annuities 93. Ditto 1742, 92 7 8ths a 93 1 8th. Ditto 1-43 and 1744, 92 7 8ths 393 1 ith a 93. Ditto 1745, 91 13 8ths. a 1 half a 3 8ths. Million Bank 11 j. 1 half. Equivalent 110. Royal Affurance 84 1 half London Affurance 11 1 8th. Englifh Copper 5 1. Seven per Lent. Emperor's Loan no Price. Five per Cent, ditto no Price. Bank Circulation 5 1. 5 s. Prem. Jndia Bonds 1 1. 16 s. a 17 s. Prem. Three and a half Salt Tallies 1 3 4ths Difc. Three and a half per Cent. Exchequer Orders no Price. Three per Cent, ditto no Price. Lottery 'Pickets 20 s. Prem. Life Annuities 15 1 4th Years Purchafe.__ NEW WELLS. AT the New Wells, near the London- Spaw, Clerktnivell, this and every Evening (during the Summer Seafon) will be preferred Variety of New Performances, 'viz. Tumbling by Mr. Williams, Mr. Rayner, and Mr. Ho�gh. 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 Gallery. Several Grand Dances, Serious and Comic, particularly The Quaker's Wedding ; and a new Hornpipe by Mr. Rofoman. Variety ot New Songs by Mr. Golb, Mifs Lincoln, and Mifs Vanx. The Whole to Conclude with an Entertainment of Muficlc, call'd HERCULES and O M P HALE j O, Love and Glory. In which will be Introduc'd, The Famous YOUNG GIANT, Seven Feet, Four Inches high, and but Fifteen Years of Age. c/he Scenes, Machines, Mu/ick, and DreJ/is, all entirely New. To begin every Evening at-Five s'Cloek 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. At the YorkfhireW Northamptonfhire SHOE-WARE HOUSE, in St. Michaels Alley, in Cornhill; Are continued to bt SOLD, By J O H N KNIGHT, Haberdasher and Shoe-Sellkr, THE belt Yorkftiire CAMPAIGN""!" SHOES, and the beft Double CHANNEL PUMPS, at 6 1. per Pair; Single CHANNEL PUMPS at 51. 6d. per Pair. Note, Merchants and Commanders may be iupply'd with all Sorts of Shoes and Pumps for Servants and Sailors, and all other Sorts of Shoes and Boots for Exportation, at the loweft Prices. I\� 0 ALE by ito LAN DLL, At Phil. For At LLOYD's Coffee-Houfe in Lombard Street^ To'Utorroiv, at Twelve o1'Clock at Noon, THE St. JACQUES, a-French Prize, taken by the SaUap and Warren-Galley Privateers, Burthen about 140 Tons, with proportionable Dimenfions� 8 Carriage Guns, no* lying it Rdtcliff-Crofs. Inventories aie delivered on Board the Ship, at the Place of Sale, and of Faver and Tho. Templeman, Brokers.^ SALE by the C A N D L E, LLOYD's Coffee-ILufe in Lombard-Street, To-morrow, at T