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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - May 9, 1846, London, Middlesex The General Advertifer. N.UM B. 3 $99- FRIDAY, May 9, 1746. Deal, May 6. JAME .down Franklyn, Hoar, for Bofton, and remain with his Maje-fty's Sloop Otter; the Danilh Prize; America, Noble, for New England ; and Induftry, Gainsford, for Cape Breton. Two of the Dutch India Ships failed this Morning j but are fince put back. Wind S.byE. Grave/end, May 7. Paf>'d by Prince Rupert, Do&fon, from a Cruize j and Friendfhip, Ogilvie, from North-Carolina. The Budgefi, Appleton, from Africa, is arrived at Bar- badoes. Yefterday arrived the Mail from Holknd. Rme, April 3. The Neapolitan Troops, that were marching towards Lombardy, have received Counter-Orders, and are returning into that Kingdom by the fame Road they came. They have already palled thro' Caftel-Nuovo, and continue their March by Tivoli, Froffinene and Valmontone. MUa�, April 26. We have juft now received the agreeable News, that Valenza has iurrendered to the King of Sardinia's Troops., and the Confirmation and Particulars of this Event are impatiently expected. Advices from different Parts afltire, that Count de Gages is retired from the Banks of the Taro, and returned with his Army to Pla-centia. Mantua, April 26. Advice is come this Day, that the Generals Nadafti and Andreafi have purfued the Marquis de Cailellar with fo much Diligence, that having overtaken him again in the Valley of Molezzena, they attackki and entirely defeated his Party, and that the Spanifh General got off with Difficulty, with only 400 Men, into the Lu-reggiano, all the reft having been kilPd, taken, or dif-perled. We have alfo News that Valenza is furrendered, and that the Garrifon, copfifting of three Battalions, are made Prifoners of War. About 1000 Prifoners have been brought hither, moft of them Part of the Garrifon of Parma, and a great many Deferters arrive daily, moft of whom take on in the Imperial Troops. The Prince of Litchtenftein is affembling a great Number of Boats and Pontoons, in order to pafs the Taro and attack Count de Gage;. Leghorn, April 21. This Moming fix Englifh Men of War came into our Port, with two Store-mips and two Bomb-Vetfels j and four other Ships of the fame Nation have failed to the Wefhvard. The former have either burnt or funk a good Number of Veffels laden with Pro-viiions for Genoa, and taken a Spanifh Ship with 80,000 Pieces of Eight on boards A Piedmonteze Privateer has alfo taken and brought into Cagliari, three Neapolitan Barks. A Bark is arrived at Viareggio laden with Fire-Arms for the Commandant of Mont Alfonfo, who is to distribute them among the Inhabitants of Carfagnana. Vienna, April'36. The Court has received feveral Ex-preffes from Field-Marfhal Bathiani, in which he warmly follicits the fending Baron Trenck into the Netherlands, where there is great Want of his Service. It is not yet known what Turn the Affairs of that Officer will take, the Committee ordered to examine into them having begun to fit the Day before Y�fterday : But if it be true, as Report fays, that 72 Articles of Aocufation are laid againft him, the Bufinefs will probably run to a great Length. Vienna, May 1. We are affured, that two thirds of the Imperial Troops, which were to have compofrd the Army on the Rhine, will march to the Low Countries, if the Maritime Powers think proper. lauvain, fday $. Count Lowendahl enter'd here three Days ago, at the Head of feveral Companies of Grenadiers, the Auftrians having abandoa'd thes Place at their Approach ; but the French returning towards Braffels Yefterday in the Afternoon, the Imperialists retook Pof-feffion. According to private Advices, the Allied Army actually mufter 60,000 effective Men, and the 11,000 Hanoverians from Germany are expected foon to jom it. -It is added, that this Army will not only wait immoveably for the coming up of the French, but that perhapi k m$y give them Battle before they are aware. Brujpls, May 9, The King made a Public Entry here : on the 4th that was truly fbperb, and the next Day vifited-the Fortifications of the City, and Part of the Camp. Count dc Clerrnont-Gallerand has been for two Days paft at the Abbey de Chambre, and commands a flying Corps of 10,000 Men, who are now a little- above the Fort de Monterey* Count d'Eftrees is at Binche with a Corps of the fame Force, and the Marquis de Chayla was to pafs the Canal Yefterday at Wjlkbroek with 20,000 Men. Tht Oeiiinations of all thefe Parties are n6t known, the Secrets concerning the Operations being impenetrably kept, and the Troops being difpofed in fuch Manner, that it is not poflible to guefs whether their Deiign u Lr Antwerp or Narnur. This Morning his Majefty, attended by M. 5��, and all the Generals, fet out for Steesokefeel, near Vilvotden, aud has taken up his Quarters at a CaJUs belonging to t'.e Rhingrave de Salrn. The Army has alfo begun to march leaving here the heavy Baggage, and it is thuu^ht will march direftly to Mechlin, in order to dif-locige the Allies. I'ranckfort, May 7. Some thoufand of HclCan Troops hold themfelves in keadinefs to march, and tnp new Levies are begun in that Country, by Order of Landgrave William, to complete the Troops in the Service of Great-Biituin. LONDON. letters from Mantua fay, that the Inhabitants of Parma j inilead of being treaied with .the Severity they ex-peeled, have been uied as if they had (till continued Subjects of her Imperial Majelly : But that forne of the Heads of the Citizens had, however, been fhewrt- that it wouid not be prudent again to depart from their due Fidelity and" Obedience. They write from Vienna* that it is pofitively faid an Embarkation will be made in the Ports of the Adriatick, and, in particular, that Gen. Scherzer will repair with 10 or 12,000 Croats to Trieile, where feveral thoufand Regular Troops will alfo embark, in order to make a Defcent upon the Kingdom of Naples. Pojlfcript of a Letter from Dover, May 7. * Since I wrote my Letter a Packet Boat is arrived from Flu/hing-. I underfland the French have been worried in two Affairs j one in attempting to furprize Fort Margaret, about two Leagues below Antwerp: The Aullrian General having Notice of their Defign, detached a fufficient Force to fruftrate it. The Affair happen'd the 6th of May N.S. in the Night j moft of the French were deftroy'd, or taken Prifoners ; arid they loft moft of the Boats they made ufe of in this Expeth-tion.-This Fort is of great Conference as it commands thePaffageof the River up to Antwerp. The other Affair happen'd Yefterday fe'nnight, a League above Mechlin. The French lay they loft but 700 Men ; but the Country People fay zcoo.--The youngeft Son of the Pretender is at Ghent; to which Place about 80 Waggons full of wounded Men were feen to go in, after the above Affair.' Yefterday came Advice that his Majefty's Ships the Diamond and Leolioff Men of War, on their Cruize in the Levant, took two French Polaccas, and a Snow, all bound from Smyrna to Marfeilles, and fent them to Leghorn. Their Cargoes are as follow, Polacca la Virgine della Guardia. 328 Bags Cotton Wool 7 Mohair 4 Cotton Yarn 1 Black Gauls Polacca Pudenza. 337 Bags Cotton Wool 6 Cotton Yarn 14 Mohair 4 Wool 1 Black Gauls 1 Bees-wax � 2 Ardaffme Silk Snow Virgine della Mife-ricordia. 269 Bags Cotton Wool ,3 Sacks and 4 Bags J 2 Goats Wool 4 Cotton Yarn 1 Sack Black Gauls Yefterday His Majefty and the Princefs Amelia, remov'd from St. James's to Kenfmgton, for the Summer Sea-fon. To-morrow his Majefty will go to Richmond, Dine there, and return in the Evening to Kenfington. � ��fterday General St. Clair, Commander in Chief of the Forces embarking at PorrJmcmth, and feveral other Officers, fet out for that Place. On Tuefday the Right Hon. the Lord North, ftt out from his Houfe in Grofvenor-Stteet, for his Seat near Epfom for the Summer-Seafon. As did likewife the Marquis of Rockingham, for his Seat in Yorkihire, And the Right Hon. the Lord Maynard, for his Seat in EiTex. Yefterday Morning the Lady of the Right Hon. Lord Vifcount Windfor, was fafely [deliver'd of a Daughter at his Lordfhip's Houfe in Upper Grofvenor-Street. Yefterday Mr. Jofeph Fofter, of Ewers-Street, in the Park,Southwark, was married at St. George's Church, to Mifs Amey Thompfon, a beautiful young Lady of 3000 1. Fortune. The Court of Directors of the India Company have appointed Mr. Bell, Chief Mate of th^e Princefs Amelia, outward-bound, to be Commander of the faid Ship, in the room of Capt. Samuel Martin, who has refign'd. The Right Hon. the Lord Chancellor has prefented John Bowman, Clerk to the Reftory of Dynington in the �County and Diocefe of York. A Difpenfation has pafs'd the Great Seal to John Wyatt, .CleFk, Chaplain to James Earl of Abercorn, to hold the ReSaty of Felden in the County of Effex, and Diocefe of London, together with the Redt&ry of Woodham Morti-jmer, in the faid County and Diocefe aforefaid. As has alfo a Commendam to the Right Rev. Father in Gqd James Bifliop filed of Hereford, to hold the Rectory of Hodnett in the County of Salop and Diocefe of Litchfield and Coventry. Yefterday the Hon. and Rev. Mr. Edward Stanley, .was prefentzd to the Living of Moreton cum filing in Lincolnlhire, worth 300'. a Year by the Earl of Litchfield, void by the Death of the laft Incumbent. The Incorporated Society in Dublin, (for promoting Prpteilant Working Schools) have received a Letter from the Rev. Archdeacon Curtis, dated Rofs, March 26, wherein he notifies, that the Corporation of Rofs in the .County of Wexford, haue forgiven rhe Society near two Years Rent of 2a Acres of the Charter School Land, rworth 6 s. per Acjre, and reduced the Rent thereof to a Pepper-Corn per Ann. for the Remainder of the Leafe, 'whuch -is 29 Years to come. On Tuefday laft the 50 1..Plate at Epfom was won by Mr. Panton's Grey Mare Blofom, with great Eafe. Op Weinefday laft the Noblemen's Plate of 50 1. was won by Mr. Greville's Chefnut Horfe Cub. And Yefterday the 50 I. Plate was won by Mc Mar-tindale's Chefnut Gelding, We hear, that on Monday laft fome Perfons were brought to Town from Manchester, under a Guard of Soldiers* and are now under clofe Cuftody, fcr Crimes committed when the Rebels were there. * By Letters from Aberdeen^ dated May 1, we learn, that for two or three Days paft great Numbers of Rebels, but none of any Note, had been fent in there by the different Parties that had been fent out by his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland into the feveral difaffedled Counties, infomuch that they fcarcely knew where to put themj all the Goals and other ftrong Places appointed to hold them being quite full; fo that they were obliged to carry many ef them, tied in Waggons, to Montrofe, and fhip them off for Edinburgh Caftle* and other Prifons at a Diftance t That Old Gleneary's Clan had laid down their Arms, and fubmitted themfelves Prifoners ; and that his Royal Highnefs, who had began cantoning his Troops all a cwk the Country, was preparing to fet out for Fort Auguftus, from whence, 'twas believed, he would march to Stirling, and fo on to Edinburgh, leaving Forces at every proper and convenient Poftall the Way. Laft Saturday one James Mitchell alias�lub, a notorious Smuggler was feiz'd by a Warrant from the Com-miffioners of the Cuftcms at Darking in Kent, and committed to Rochefter "Goal. This Day and To-morrow the Prifoners will be removed from the feveral Goals in this City and County, to Newgate, in order to take their Tryals at the enfuing Sef-fions at the Old-Bailey, which begins on Thurfday next. Difeafes and Cafualties this Week. Difcafes. Aged 58. Confumption 90. Convul* fionii3. ' Dropfy 26. Fever 95. Smallpox 70* Teeth Z4. Cafualties. Drown*d 4. Found dead 2. Suffocated r. Hang'd himfelf 1. Kill'd by a Cart 1. Scalded 1. Shot 1. *-------- ' ' Chriften'd Males 151. Females 139. In all 299. Buried Males 285. Females 258. In all 543. Decreas'd in the Burials this Week 33. At CUPER's GARDENS feveral felefl Pieces of fick will be perform'd, with a great Variety of Fire-� works, particularly a large Caftle on the Canal, from which will be exhibited many new and furprizing Works of that Nature. The Reprefentation of the Battle hear Culloden-Houfe, under the Command of our Glorious Heroe the Dvke, has met with fuch aniverfal AppJaufe from Crowded Audiences,1 that the Proprietor of" the New Wells in Goodmans Fields, takes this Opportunity, to return his humble Thanks for their kind Appearances; and as 'every one who has feen the Battle is pleas'd to fay it is done far beyond their Expectation, he hopes for their further Indulgence The fame will be perfbrm'd to Night, with feveral Additions. As the Proprietors of SadJ��s Wells havedffigwrjy efh-� brao'd- every Opportunity of giving their Audiences Satis-fa&ion, they would have thought themfelves guilty of the higheft Error to have been fileht upon the prefent happy Occafion : Every Ciafs of Britons muft be pleafed at the .leaft Hint of Gratitude due to that excellent Prince* who \as expos'd himfelf to fo many Difficulties for the fake of is Country, and therefore they have endeavour'd to fhew i^a Natural Scene of what perhaps may happen to many aa * honeft Countryman in Confequence ot the late happy Victory, in a new Interlude of Mufick, call'd Strephon's Return* or the Britifh Hero, which will be perform'd this Night, with many Advantages of Drefs and Decorations N.B^Mr. Matthews will dance a new Ballet this Evening. Hi�h~Wate?^this Jfr&jb idW