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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - March 10, 1846, London, Middlesex The General Advertifer. * - lAIL'D on a Cruize his Majefty's k Sloop Hornett. Came down the Prince George, Nairn j Greenca-ftle, Emerton; -, Pringle, ftrt Antigua1 j and the Loyal Catherine, White, for Carolina. Yefterday his Majefly's Ship Mermaid arrived from Virginia, with a Merchant Ship, Name not known; and remain with his Majefty's Ship the Eagle, Commodore Michell, and the above Outward-bound. Wind E.NE. blows hard. The Grekrpende Zode, Breda, from Cadiz, is arrived off Dover. * The York, Hamilton ; Mermaid, Wilkie ; and Neptune, Dennis, from Virginia at ditto. The Three Friends, Allen, from Barbadoes, at ditto.] Yefterday arrived the Mail from Holland. Geneva, Feb. 25. All our Letters from Turin arc full of the great Preparations making in the King of Sardinia's Dominions, in order to improve the Time while the Troops are in Wintej�Quarters, that they may appear: in the Field, as foon as the Seafon will permit. They add, that all the Horfe are already demounted, that the Foreign Troops are entirely recrui ed, that the Nationals will be lb very foon, and that a very profperpus Campaign is expected, as the Auttriahs will give Employment enough to the Spaniards and,Neapolitans in the Mantuan, to prevent their affiftingMarftul Maillebois. We are allured, whatever is reported of the bad Situation of the Garrifon of the Citadel of Alexandria, diat the faidfGarrifpo is ftill in a Condition to hold out a cenfiderable Time longer. Modena, Feb. tiThe: Auftrians, who vifibly encrtafe every Day, have caufed 16 Pieces of Cannon and 4 Mortars to be brought to St. Benedetto, but with what'Defiga cannot be guefs'd, unlefs they are going to befiege Guaf-talla, a Place of great Importance fQi" covering tie Parme-fan. They have already afTemblfcd between io and i�boa |f en, and, it is thought, will be 16 or 18(ooo before the Sod of next Month.' Tho' it Teems as if they would aft fit more than one Place at once, principally on the Side of Cremona and the Adda, where Utey ate forming a Corps; thegreateftEfforts will bemade1neverthelefs on this Side the Po, where they have hitherto the iargeft Body of Troops* . ' Mantua, Feb. 6. General Count Brown arrived here Poll on the 2zdult. in the Afternoon, and took up his Quarters at the Marquis de LodiY Palace. His Excellence, who is to command the Army on the Pp, difjpatch'd laft Night a Lieutenant-Cplanrl to'thtf Prince of Licluen-ftein with an import^t Commiition; an^ Circurn-ftances it appear^ that the Operations* mil inftahtty begin. Five Regi^ntsif ImWry, c^ihg^frpm Bohwhia, will bVbroognt try-Water fr The Prince Charles surived in the Downs from Leghorn, fpoke with the Rawleigh Privateer of London, on the 12th olfFebruary,! in theGutt of Gibraltar, who gave an Account that fbur large ^rehch Men pf War- were ^ prui^gin the,Sfrate Mp^ had a. very i "riartpw, Erc|^;f>c^qifeBi the Day h^fpte. f v"We^near, ffiat the'lFoiipwing nme "Gentlemen, mvt j chofe the Committee-fpr>carryingVinto Execution theUn- | dertaking tbr fini'ottt North'Wef^ Paflaee-; for the | Twjry'T^p�(i�i^ * u ^h^fght^nV^hbinas Lbrd Sputh>vell. | Arthjir^b^Ef^.. ^ |anx� D^ugl^Wr--.RowlandrFiyeEfa f Capt. Jonn Thomlinfbn. Kfenry Douglas, Efq; l^l^ba^j^ky.-MTiWimsn Bowden. Mr. Samuel Smith. And that the Committee haye c^ofen/MrT Smith for their Ott "SaWrdaf laft lJane Anderfen was committed to C%km^y%:^J%amas' De Veil,^ for privatelyrfek-ingoutof the Shop of Mr. William Price, a-Hofie^in Sherrard-ftreet,. St, James's, feveral-Pair of .Stockings, Lumen Handkerehiefs� and. othef things, his Property, Part of Which was found upon her. On Friday. Night laft about 11 o'clock, a Fire bro�� ut in a Pipe-maker*s sliea^'isSsVv^e 'neiinittge, which burnt, with great Violence for three Hours, in which Time it confum'd Stafford's Wharf� the Warehoufes belonging to ty^mpm:&?&^ 'jmUmskMk &c. the Damage of which amounts to a very confiderac Sum. ' ; - ' '"V Laft Thurfday at Nfeon ended the Affizes at Reading, fof the County of Berks, befpre Baron �Clive^aniHifrf Serjeant Birch, which proVftd a Maiden one, there being only five Pcrfons tfied, and^ Aofe for Petty-Larcenies. '.. From the London Gazette. Whitebait March 8. Letters from his Royal High-nefs the Duke of Cumberland, dated at Aberdeen the �8th pf February, mention^ that Advice had been received there that Fort .George had been taken by the Rebels. They havepubliihed a Pap^,_ajpprting� that?. to the Rebels at lnvernefs. Capt.Pyves,ofhis M�jefty*s Ship the Winchelfea, had delbroy'd the. Dogger which lately landed the French Soldiers, with.Saddles, &c. at Abetsteen. - hwA$&S&m\r& Lord Prefident were on the 2 ad of February at Balnaeown waiting his Royal Highneis's Orders. An Impartial Propofal for raifihg of Six Millions at Four per Cent nultbtut any AlUiuance^ Prmpi, . Profit, or Aba tement to the Contributors, viz. 4,500,0601. by Transferable Annuities, and 1,500,000/. by way ef Lottery. . ' . iere be a Sale every Monday Morning; _ exaoly as the Clock ftrikes Nine, of ioo,oqpL Annuities, at fuch Price as ihall be fixed by a Committee, pf Sworn Brokers, who ihall upon Oath, after tain, eyery^uefk day, to the belt of their Knowledge, what the faid Annuities wjli be really worth on the Monday following, to be publilh'd in the London Gazette, that every Purchafer may be cjertain as to the Sum that will be requir'd, without being liable to die Variations in Price,^ occafion!d by Stockjobbers, cfr liable to the Loifes fdftain'd by thofe wjio are fteady, and only keep them for a Dividend. . That, for the Convenience of the Purchasers, there be four Places appointedfor Sales, and at each Office be Sold as follows: > *  5 0,000 at or near the Exchange, 25,000 at Greek-ftreet, Soho, 12,500 in Spital-fields, 12,500 Channel-row, Wcftmjnfter. That there be exppfed to Sale at the abovefaid Places fo much pf the Lottery as will gooff in fingle Tickets, and if the Quantity ihoold be too large, for the Confumption of Europe (as the Dutch have fixed upon a Lottery for Ten Millions of Guilders) whit fhall remain untold to be referv'd till the Return of our Merchantmen now bounds ,for the Bafi-Indies M&iAmtrica, when0 ins" pobabTe the liiigs each, atleaft, a^dwjll bea Saving of 15P,ppo 1. ' That in ^er^pte^nt the Purcnafers from being impofed upon, arid terrified with dreadful News from the North, and other falfe Reports, an Office of Infurance be -ti^Wre%ffi&^^ be neld, at which the Prbprietors of the faid Annuities may, for a (mall'Pramiiuni, |>urchafe their Cen/ohtioh Monthly, or for the Year, ras malb be agreed upon by the Affured;. fuch Prsemiums to be fettled by a Committee of Clerks from each Moneyed Corporation (Charitable excepted.) That in Order-to mcreafe the Revenue, no more than ioooV. be afiu^dan one Policy, which will bring great Profit by the Stamp Duty; ^ begm at