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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - May 2, 1846, London, Middlesex The FRIDAY, Mays, 1746. Veal, April 30. �AME down and failed to the Weft-ward his Majeft/S Ship the Na-mure, and Fortfmouih Storefhip, with the Outward-bound. His Ma-. jefty's Sloop Otter, and Swift Pri-vateer failed on a Cruize this Morning. Arrived the-, Hancock,  from Leverpool; Three Brothers, Jackfon, from Plymouth. Remain * the Diamond, Goatly, for Leghorn ; and the three Dutch Ships for India. Juft in fight his Majesty's Ship Chatham  from Plymouth. Wind S.E. s Gravefend, April 30. Pafs'd by the Lady Elizabeth, \ Bredamus, from Amfterdam j and Anne and Catherine, 5 Dahl, from Norway. \ Dover, April 30. Arrived the Chatham Man of War,. with a Fleet from the Weftward ; among them the Jane,': Broad, fromMilford ; Rofe, Stone, from Bofton ; -, j Moran; Lyonnefs, Bonner, from Dartmouth ; the Peggy, � Hollwell, and another Ship from St. Kitts ; all for Lon- \ *don. I The Charles Frigate, Kelly, from London, is arrived j at Limerick. The Prince William, Brayfhaw, from-Falmouth, in the { Downs. ExtraR of a Letter from Berlin; April 30. u/h, my Lads, for the H.nottr of Old Cobham ; upon 4 which, rather like Devils than Men, they broke thro' ' [he Enemy's Rank, and a total Rout followed. The 1 pragoons and Light-horfe purfued, calling out, Cut >-ard, pny^emhome, cifr. Mr. Rofe, Jflh'niiterof Nairn, having been inftrumental in fome Prifoners making their Etcape, was feized by the Rebels and tied to the Crofs, where they moft inhumanly gave him 500 Lafhes. The puke as he pa/Ted his Houfe, faid, He felt every Lafh tne poor Gentleman had received, and would revenge it Our Men have really been pretty fevere, and gave little Quarter, bsing exafperated at the Treatment our Pri-4 1 r.e;s met with, they being found in dark Dungeons at ' iliVCrn'''s� *'moft naked and eat up with Vermin. We had a Fad-Day here on the Day of Battle, when the Clergy did their Duty, and perhaps their Prayers were: not uielefs.' Letter from Glafgov:, April 21. - ' The Magiftrates having received Intelligence of &\ complete Victory, obtained by his Royal Bighnefs the.; Duke of Cumberland over the Rebels near Invernefs,-at Ten in the Forenoon the Mufick-bells were played,; and a large Bonfire lighted at the Crofs; in the After-; noon, the whole Bells of the City were rung, and the Magiftrates, accompanied by the Right Hon. the Earl-of Dundonald, William Muir, Efq; Member of Parliament for the County of Renfrew, and feveral other; Perfons of Diftindtion, Gentlemen of the Univerfity. and principal Inhabitants of the City, went to the Top^ of the Stair leading to- the Town's great Hall, where they drank (under a Difcharge of-Fire-arms, by a Detachment of the Town's Regiment which was in his� Majefty's Service in the Action near Falkirk) the Healths: of his Majefty, their Royal Highneffes the Prince and � Princefs. of Wales, the Duke of Cumberland, all the' Branches of the Royal Family, and Succefs to his Majefty 's Arms; thereafter they repaired to the Town-hall,: where they again drank the above loj al Healths, with fe-' veral others. In the Evening all the Windows of the City were fplendidly illuminated, and the Night con- . eluded with the higheft Expreffions of Duty and Loyalty , to his Majefty, and thegreateft Dempnftrations of Joy. His Majefty was pleafed to return the following Anfwer' to the Addrefs of the Hon. Houfe of Commons, Gentlemen, /Return you-my hearty Thanks for this Addrefs* fo full of AJfeBion tow and my Family. The Satisfaction I feel, at the Succefs of my Arms againfl the Rebels, is greatly increased bjtyour kind Expreffions towards my Son the Duke, and your Approbation of his Services on this Occafion. I nvillnot fail to improve this Ad-vantage to the utmojl , of my Power, tonuafds ejlablifbing, upon a lafting Foundation, the future Security and Happinefs of my People. It is faid that the Heffian Troops are to be immediately embarked at Leith for Flanders. And alfo, that feveral Britifh Regiments will be fent thither, with all poflible Expedition 4 Yefterday the King's Evidence clos'd on the Trial of Admh-al Leftock, (which were 70;) then the JudgeAdvo-cate read the Introduction to Mr. Leftock's Defence, \ which lafted near two Hours j and then the Court ad-journ'd till Monday next. On Wednefday.laft the Superbe Man of War, Captain Fowke, being fitted for the Sea, failed out of the Harbour of Portfmouth, to join the Fleet at Spithead. The fame Day came into the faid Harbour to be dock'd, the Prince Frederick, Capt. Norris; and the Jamaica Sloop, Capt. Webb. The Edinburgh Man of War, Capt. Coates, is arrivved at Spithead, from Lifbon. We hear that the Rebel-Prifoners in Newgate and New Prifon have received Notice, that they are to be tried at the enfuing Seffions at the Old Baily. His Majefty has been pleafed to prefent the Rev. Mr. William Back, Clerk, M.A. to the Vicarage of Kingfton, alias Kyneton, in the County and Diocefe of Hereford. The Right Hon. the Lord Chancellor has prefented the Rev. Thomas Freake, Clerk, to the Reftory of Little Hempfton, alias Arundel, in the County of Devon, and Diocefe of Exeter. Yellerday z Grant for 14 Years, pafs'd the Great Seal, to Edmund Neeler, of the Parifh of Hamerfmith, in the County of Middiefex, to preferve and keep Perfons from all Cutaneous Diftempers. Yefterday Mr. Lewis Schuman of Devonfhire-fquare, Merchant, was married to Mifs Sarah Vincent of Hamp-ftead. Yefterday Meaning died Edmond Manning, an eminent-Cooper, of Cold-Bath Fields, who acquir'd a handfome Fortune, with a fair Character. On Wednefday Night the Corpfeof Do&or Peters was interr'd in a very handfome manner, in his Family Vault, at St. Andrew's Church. He was Phyfician to the Army, and to the Hofpital at Hide-Park Corner \ and was the firft that went abroad, purfuant to the Will of the great Dr. Ratcliffe. The fame Night -was interr'd at Bow near Stratford, in a very handfome manner, the Corple of Mifs Warren, Daughter of Mr. Warren, a Scarlet-Dyer at Old-Ford.- She was a young Lady endued with moft excellent Qualities, and her Death is fincerely lamented by all that knew her. Yefterday died, at his Houfe in Southwark, Mr. Dunn, a confiderable Mafon and Surveyor, much eiieem'd by all that knew him. On Tuefday Night one Mr. Upholder near the Seven Dials, was robb'd in Long-Acre, by three Men and a Woman, of about 19 s.-It is fuppos'd that this is the fame Crew thai have robb'd fo many People lately in that Part of the Town. IRELAND. Dublin, April 22. Laft Sunday died the Right Hon. the Lord Vifcount Boyne, one of the Commiflioners of his Majefty's Revenue, a Nobleman endued with many Virtues, which added Honour to his Nobility. The moft noble and Right Hon. Guftavus Hamilton (his Lordftiip's Grandfather was created Baron of Stackallan, October 2 171;, and'Vifcount (of the River) Boyne, Auguft 3 l 7J 7__ We hear from Calhell, that they had the greateft Re. joicings there in Honour of tha Birth of his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland. Col. Pennefather cams to the City on the Occafion, and was met by Col. KyfHn, the Rev. Dean Gore, the Rev. Mr. Leake and Obinj, and Other Clergymen and Gentlemen of Diftinction, who all celebrated the Day with the greateft Loyalty and Affection to his Majefty'a Perfon and Government. Yefterday the Town was alarmed with a Report that 500 French had landed near Galway, founded on a Letter from that Place by Yellerday's Poft. But as there are feveral Letters from the fame Place which make no Mention of any fuch Thing, and the Number is too inconfiderable for a Defcent, it meets no Manner of Credit. His Excellency the Earl of Chefterfield hath inclofed the Ground with a Gate and Ditches round it, whereon a Citadel was to^have been built in the Phcenix Park, (which was begun by the Earl of Wharton, when Lord Lieutenant of this Kingdom) and hath already fown Wheat therein. His Excellency fyith likewife planted many Trees and in-clofed a Wilderncfs in a Ring, in the faid Park,to adorn it, which are difpofedof in a moil elegant Manner. We hear frorn Limerick, that lait Week one Lawrence Ryan, a Roman Prieft was brought in there under a ftrong Guard, from Cahairconlifh and lodg'd in the County-Goal, being charged with difperfmg Commiflions from the Pretender, and other Treafonable Practices; and that the Grand Jury of the faid City have promifed a Reward of Thirty Pounds for every Papift who ihallbe profecuted to Conviction, within one Year, for concealing or carrying Fire-Arms contrary to Law ; and the Grand Jury cf the faid County have alfo promifed a Reward of Ten Pounds for every Perfon convicted as aforefaid. Laft Friday Mr. William Brien, Bookfeller, was married to Mifs Styles, an agreeable young Lady, with a handfome Fortune. Yellerday died Mrs. Murray, Wife of Andrew Murray, Efq; one of the Sheriffs of this City. - Friday laft died Mrs. Burke, Widow of the late Gerrald Burke, Efq; Counsellor at Law, a Lady of exceeding good Character, and her Death is much lamented. Laft Week three Fellows, all arm'd, and their Faces blacken'd, broke into the Houfe of Mr. John Singleton at Ballynacragg in the County of Clare, and after binding Mr. Singleton and his Family, robbed the Houfe of fome Plate, and 113 1. in Cafh, and made off. At RUCKHOLT-HOUSE, on Monday next the 5th of May, will be a Rehearfal of the whole Band of Mufickj The Vocal Part by Mr. Lowe, and a young Lady. A Concerto on the Harpfkhord by Mr. Worgan. A Solo and Concerto on the German Flute by Mr. Lawfon. Se-.veral favourite Scotch Airs on the Violoncello, by Mi* Ofwald. A Solo and Concerto on the Hautboy, by Mr. Eiffert.-Tickets 1 s. 6 d. Breakfafting included. The Entertainment in the Morning to begin at 10 o'Clock, and in the Afternoon at 4. Each Perfon after 2 to pay Sixpence Admittance, excepting thofe that dine there. Plenty of Carp, Tench, &c. And the Houfe free every Day for the Summer-Seafon, Mondays excepted.-^N.B. Orders for Entertainments, with a Bill of Fare, may be left over Night at the Punch-houfe at the Royal-Exchange ; or, at the new Punch at Aldgate ; and every thing as cheap as at any Tavern in London. As the Proprietors of Sadler's Wells have diligently em-orae'd every Opportunity of giving their Audiences Satisfaction, they would ha\e thought themfelves guilty of the higheft Error to have been filent upon the prefent happy Occafion : Every Clafs of Britons muft be pleafed at the leaft Hint of Gratitude due to that excellent Prince, who has expos'd himfelf to fo many Difficulties for the fake of his Country, and therefore they' have endeavour'd to fhew a Natural Scene of what perhaps may happen to many an honeft Countryman in Confequence of the late happy Victory, in a new Interlude of Mufick, cali'd Strephon's Return, or the Britifh Hero, which twill be perform'd ibis Night,""wltK"many"Advantages of~Drefs artd Decoration. N.B. Mr. Matthews will dance a new Ballet this Evening. The Reprefentation of the Battle near Culloden-Houfe, has met with fuch univerfal Applaufe from Crowded Audiences, that the Proprietor of the New Wells in Good-man's-fields, takes this Opportunity, to return his humble Thanks for their kind Appearances; and as he fpares no Expence to make his Performances agreeable to the Town, he hopes for their further Indulgence. The fame will be perform'd to Night with feveral Additions. 'To the Author of the General Advertiser.' SIR, AS I am continually fearching for latent Cujiofities, out of a fincere Regard for the Public Satisfaction, I think it my Duty (leaft among the Multitude of Diver-fions now flourifhing, fome other might engrofs the Attention of the Curious) to inform the World, that the Farce which will be performed this Evening at Drury-lane Theatre, cali'd MAY-DAY, cr The Merry Milk-Maids of IJlington, was written by the particular Defire of King Charles II. who had it firft performed at Nenxmarket ; how agreeably that jovial Monarch was entertained, ever/ Perfon^ who thinks it worth his while to fee it, according to his Abilities, will be a competent Judge. Yours, &c. A VIRTUOSO. High-Water this Day at London-Bridge at 33 Minutes after 8. 3 ? 3 ADVERTISEMENTS are alfo taken in for this Paper, at Lloyd's Coffee-House, in Lombard-Street ;