General Advertiser (Newspaper) - May 12, 1846, London, Middlesex
The General Advertifer. MONDAY, May 12, 1746. Deal, May 10. AME down the Prince of Wales, Powers, for Bofton, and remain with his Majefty's Sloop Otter, the Dutch Ships, and the Outward-bound, as in my laft. WindE.N.E. The James Galley, Picketts,frcm London, is arrived on the Ce-aft of Guinea. Since our laft arrived a Mail from Holland. Uambourgh, May 5. The College of Admiralty of this Citv are equipping a Man of War, to cruize in the Me-ditt'eranean upon the Algerine Pirates, who do great Mif-cliief to our Commerce. M. Joachim Brokes, who ferv'd many Years in England with good Reputation, is to have the Command of her. Duntzick, Apiil 30. The Paffage which the Court of Ruffia has demanded of the Republic of Poland is only for the heavy Artillery which Served againft the Turks in the laft War, and is now- to be tranfported into Livonia, under a Sufficient Convoy of Troops. Uancver, May 9. The two Battalions, which form the Rear-Guard of the Troops that are marching into Brabant, will begin their March To-morrow with the Reit of the Artillery. We have a Report, that feme other Regiments of this Electorate have Orders to hold themfelves in Readi-nefs to maich for the fame PJace. 1 Vienna, May 4. The Court received an Exprefs the Day before Yefterday from Count Bathiani, which occafioned the holding a grand Conference in Prefence of the Em-prefs, upon the Situation of Affairs in the Low-Countries and the limpire, wherein the Refolutions lately taken: by Some of the Circles were confidered. By Letters from Constantinople of the 9th of laft Month we hear, that the Perfian Ambaffador fet out from thence on the 18th of March, after having received the Grand Signor's Anfwer to SchahNadir's Letter. Muftapha EfFendi who is appointed by his Highnefs Mirtifter-Plenipotentiary in Perfia, departed two Days before for Bagdad, whence he will repair to Amadan, in order to inform the Schah of the true Sentiments of the Porte, and fee if an Accommodation can be made upon a folid and durable Foundation. This Minifter carries with him the Grand Signor's Ultimatum, and the neceffary full Powers: He has Orders to finifh his Commif-fion in a limitted Time, and to return in Cafe the Schah will not accept the Condition propofed, which are to fettle the Limits as they were in the Time of Amurat IV. If this Negociation has notjits defired Succefs, the Porte will make an exraordinary Effort to continue the War with Vigour, notwithstanding its Pacific Inclinations.--The Mufti having been depofed, the Grand Signor's firft Phyfician has been promoted to that high Dignity, and has received the Compliments of the Foreign Ministers on that Occasion. 4 . ' Ratishon, May 9. To-morrow a Propofition is to be made in the Affembly of the General Dyet, for promoting Duke Charles of Lorrain Firft Field-Marfhal General of the Empire. The King of Pruflia's Departure for Pyr-mont is fix'd for the 13th Inftant. Madrid, April26. The Marfhal Duke de Noailles, accompanied by the Count his Son, arrived here on Saturday laft, and Yefterday his Excellency fet out for Aranjuez, where he had a private Audience of his Majeity. Twenty thoufand Militia are raifmg with all Diligence in this Kingdom, in order to replace the Regular Troops that are fent fucceflively to the Infant Don Philip in Italy. fcrom the London Gazette. Bedford, off Cape Corpfe, April 7. Upon the 22d of Marcu Commodore Towfhend arrived at Mahon, and after victualling and watering his Ships, and getting every Thing ready for Sea, he failed upon the 29th of that Month for Cagliari with fome Men of War and Bomb-Veffels. In his Paffage he fell in with four large Ships and two Polaccoes, which. he chafed and difcovered to be French Men of War, and by the beft Obfervations he could make, found them to be a Squadron under M. de Lage from Toulon. As the Commodore had the Bomb-Veffels and their Tenders under Convoy, he made the beft of his Way to Cagliari, but going round the South End of Sardinia, he fell in with the fame Number of Ships a-gain, whoa he chafed, till he was plainly convinced they were the fame, and that they had been lurking about him in order to pick up his Convoy, which however he presented, by carrying them fafe into Cagliari, where he left diem. Upon the 3d Inftant the Commodore was joined by the Antilope, which he immediately took under his Command, and the next Day failed for Cornea, where he propofed to join the Ships ftationed there, and with that Reinforcement intended to go in queft of M. de Lage. Bythe beft Accounts, Baftia was again in the Hands of the Genoefe, or, at leaft, fome of the Corficans that efpoufe their Caufe. heghom, April 25, N.S. By Letters from Rome of the 16th Inftant there is an Account, that two Squadrons of Neapolitan Cavalry, after having halted 15 Days at Vi-terbo, had received Orders to return, and that they accordingly arrived on the-15th at Tivoli. Letters from Lucca of the 23d Inftant mention, that General Nadafti had come up with the Marquis de Caftellar's Corps, and had cut a fcreat many to Pieces. The fame Letters add, that M. de Gages was retreating from the Banks of the Taro, under the Cannon of Placentia. Letters of the 17th from Porto Spetia bring Advice, that a fmall Detachment of Huflars and Warafdins had made an Incurfion into the Lunegianne, and facked the Fief of Gropoli, whicii belongs to the present Doge of Genoa, Marquis Francis Brignoli, and, be-fides carrying away the Factor and all the Furuitiare be- longing to the Marquis's Palace, had taken 400 Fufils. Letters from St. Remo mention, that about 200 French Recruits, and 60 Horfes to remount the Cavalry, had paffed through that Place, in their Way to join the French in the Polcevera j and that M. Cold and M. Mailli, French Majors-General, had alfo palled by, and reported, that 15 Battalions of French Troops were Shortly to fullow, and that 20 others would be employed in an Attaek upon Exilles. The lame Letters fay, that the Piedmontefe Troops encreafed daily at Broglio, Sofpello, and Savorgio, with Defign, as was thought, to attack Villa Franca, and by that Means cut oft the Communication with the Spanifh Army in Lombardy, or to make an IncurSion into the State of Genoa. Upon the 20th Inftant arrived here his Britannick Majefty's Ship the Antiiope, which was fent hither by Commodore Townfhend, to Order the Ships that Were cruizing upon this Coaft to join him immediately, to go in queft of M. de Lage, who failed fome Time Since from Toulon with four French Ships of War, and had been feen by the Commodore in his Majefty's Ship the Bedford, jas he was convoying the Bomb-ketches from Mahone to Cagliari j and accordingly upon the 2 ift, the Commodore was joined by three other of his Majefty's Ships off this Port, and they all flood away together to the Eaftward. Two Days ago arrived three French Polaccoes, that were taken by his Majefty's Ships Diamond and Leofloff, which were left cruizing off Cerigo. Their Cargoes, which confift of Cottons, and fundry other Goods, are valued at upwards of 60,000 Dollars. The Mafter or a Swedifh Ship who is arrived here, reports, that 13 pays ago he was vifited, near the Channel of Malta, by a French Ship of War of 40 Guns, and in about two Hours afterwards by two Englifh Ships, and in a Short Time after he heard feveral Guns fired, which-he believes muft be between the faid Englifh Ships and the French Man of War, bnt cannot give any Particulars of the Engagement. Florence, April 26, N.S. Lord Covill, Commander of his Britannick Majefty's Ship the Leopard, having been dil'patched by Vice Admiral Medley, to the Ceaft of Genoa, has taken a French Polaccoe, off St. Remo, and oonducted her to Leghorn; and had on the 3d Inftant, O.S. funk and deftroyed in Dian Road, on the Coaft of Genea, eight VefTels, three under Genoefe Colours, and five under the Pope's, moft of which were laden with Corn. Thi$ had occafion'd the utmoft Alarm on that Coaft, where the Want of Provisions is reprefented to be very great. Hague, May 17^ The Report of the actual Attack of Fort Marguerite proves to have been premature, and to have taken its Rife from fome random cannonading of the Enemy's ; and the Attempt upon Boom has likewife ended in fome idle Firing acrofs the Rupel. The French have paSTed the Dyle, and were Yefterday Morning encamped with their Rear at Mechlin, and their Vanguard at Putten, within Half an Hour of our Left Wing. , And Marfhal Bathiani, upon being informed by General Baronai, that a considerable Body of the Enemy was marching round by Arfchot, as if their Defign was to turn and Hank his Army has fent off the Baggage and heavieft Cannon to Brax-fchoten Heath, and taken the Refolution of retreating, as laft Night, with the whole Army to Antwerp, in order to cover the Frontier of the Republick, and to preferve a Communication with his Subfiftance. The Strength of the French King's Army is varipufly reported; the moft moderate Accounts make it amount to Ninety Thoufand. Letters from Turin of the 3d Inftant mention the Reduction of Valentia on the 2d. Marfhal Maillebois having received a Reinforcement from Fiance, was marching with 28 Battalions, and 1000 Horfe, to the Relief of that Fortrefs, and having furmounted the Oppofition he met with at Acqui and Alexandria, was beginning to lay Bridges over the Tanaro. Upon the Approach of this considerable Succour, General Leutrum determined to attack Valentia Sword in Hand, which he accordingly did in the Night between the 1 ft and 2d, and had the good Luck to make himfelf Mafter fucceflively of feveral Redoubts, and the two cover'd Ways, and having difpofed every thing for a general Storm againft Break of Day, the Governor offer'd to capitulate upon honourable Terms, which, it is fuppofed he obtain'd, although the Turin Letters,' which make pofitive mention of the Capitulation's having been figned the 2d about Noon, are filent as to the Conditions of it. Prince Lichtenftein, after having detached and potted a fmall Corps at Pontremoli, to cut off M. Caftellar's Efcape into the Territory of Genoa, is fuppofed to have pafled the Taro on the 5th Inftant, as M. de Gages is to have retreated towards Placentia. It is faid that the French King has demanded a Paffage, and 100,000 Rations, for a Corps of Troops to be detached through the Country of Liege, and that he has fince had an Interview with the Bifhop of Liege at Louvain. LONDON. They write from Drefden, that his Polifh Majefty has at laft given his Reafons to the Maritime Powers, why he cannot fend any of his Troops into Brabant. Upon Advice that the Allied Army had thought fit to abandon Mechlin, and draw nearer Antwerp, the People of Distinction in this laft City began immediately to pack up their Effects, and Public Prayers were put up for a Blef-fing on her Imperial Majefty's Arms. . The following Plan is talk'd of at Paris, as having been form'd for the Bafis of a general Peace. 1. That fuitable Satisfaction Shall be given to Spain, in Lieu of its Pretenfions in Lombardy, bj making a Settlement for the Infant Don Philip. 2. That Cape Breton Shall be reftored to France. 3. That the City of Luxemburgh Shall be given up to France, crat leaft the Fortifications of it Shall be demd-lifhed. 4. That a proper Diftrict round about Dunkirk Shall be given to the French, that fhe may have room to extend the Fortifications of that Place. 5. That the Elector Palatine Shall be juftly indemnified. 6. The firft five Articles being agreed to as Prelimina* ries, Spain Shall immediately reilore to the King of Sardinia, theDutchy of Savoy, and the County of Nice. 7. That Friburgh, and all the Brifgau, as well as; 8. All the Conquered Places in the Low-Countries, Shall be reftored to the Queen of Hungary. It is faid the Court of Spain has already made four Changes in this Plan, and the 2d and 4th Articles will undoubtedly be new modelled, if ever they come under the Consideration of a Britifh Miniftry. If it had not been for the Timely Information of a Spy* Marfhal Bathiani, with the Allied Army, had been drawa into an Ambufh of 12,000 Men, and 30 Pieces of Cannon^ By Letters from Plymouth, dated the 7th Inftant, we have Advice that the Maidftone Man of War, one of Admiral Martin's Squadron, was returned to that Place, and brought a French Privateer in with her: And alfo an As^ count, that the Breft Squadron were put to Sea. And on Saturday Night an Exprefs arrived from Ply^ mouth, dated the 9th Inftant, with Advice that a Cutter was come in there, who had feen fix French Men of War cruzing off the Lizard.-As Admiral Martin's Squadron is to the Southward, we hope foon to have a good Ac* count of them. We hear, by Letters from Invernefs, that of the four Companies of Highland Militia which behaved fo well in the late Action, three were rais'd by the Lord Glenorchy in Argylefhire, and the fourth belong'd to Lord Loudon's Regiment.-They made a Breach in two Stone Walls, wide enough for the Dragoons to march thro' a Squadron a-breaft, tho' in pulling down the fecond they were ex-pos'd to a fmart Fire from 7 or 800 of the Rebels. The: fame Companies afterwards march'd up within Piftol fhot of the Enemy, and gaul'd them fo, that they did not ftand above ten Minutes, tho' they outnumber'd them five to one.--Three of thefe Companies beat Lord John Drum-mond's Royal Scotch, and the Rebels-whole Piquet, (being the Right of their Second Line) before the Troops had quite broke thro'the Firft'Line. Whilft the Dragoons were gone in Chafe they formed on the Left of* Barrel's.-The Duke was pleas'd to thank their Colonel for their good Behaviour, and fpoke to them him* felf in the Field. On Friday the Right Hon. the Earl of Rothes fet out from his Houfe in Great Brook-ftreeti Grofvenor-fquare, for Flanders, to take upon him the Command cf his Regiments There is Advice that the Fawkener Packet, Capt. Lee, is fafely arrived at Barbadoes. On Saturday came Advice that the Neptune, Bruce* from Barbadoes, to London, is taken by the French, and carried into St. Maloes. The Merrimack, Stevens, from Antigua for London, is alfo taken and carried into St. Maloes. Yefterday the Right Rev. Father in God the LordBifhop of Hereford, was confecrated by the Archbifhop of Canterbury, at his Palace at Lambeth. On Saturday laft a Prefentation palled the Great Seal to William Woodhoufe, Clerk, M.A. of the Vicarage of Petton in the County of Bedford and Diocefe of Lincoln, being prefented thereto by the Right Hon. the Lord Chancellor. On Saturday laft the Rev. Mr. Horfmanden, Rector of Purleigh in Effex, was married at St. Paul's Cathedral, to MifsBofwell, Niece to the Right Hon. Arthur Onflow, Efq$ Speaker of the Houfe of Commons, a young Lady of great Merit and Beauty. After Yefterday's Evening Service at the Meeting-houfe in Carter-lane, came on the Election of a Paftoj, in the* room of the Rev. Dr. Samuel Wright, deceas'd, when a previous Queftion being put, whether they Should choofe one Pallor or two, the fame was carried by Ballot for one only; and the Rev. Mr. Thomas Newman (who had been ASfiftant Preacher with the faid late Dr. Wright, for upwards of twenty Years with great Succefs) was unanimouily chofen. On Saturday laft the Ladies Plate, of 50 1. was run for on Epfom Downs, and won with great eafe by the Earl of Portmore's Grey Horfe Morecock. On Saturday laft Nathaniel Edwards, Efq; of Tedbury in Gloucefterfhire, was married to Mifs Seymour of Bath j a Lady of Sine Accomplishments and a very large Fortune. On Saturday Morning died, at his Lodgings in Wind-mfll-ftreet, Capt. Bluckhom, of Colonel Price's Regiment, a Gentleman greatly efteem'd by all that knew him.* On Friday laft died at his Lodgings at JWlington, Mr. Power, an eminent Oilman in Holborn. On Friday laft died fuddenly Mr. Clark* a Carpenter in St. Martin's-Lane near Charing-Crofs. On Friday laft George Ogleby was committed to Newgate, by Sir Thomas De Veil, for feloniouSly taking out of the Houfe of William Moor, Efq; a great quantity of Lead, afiix'd to the Premifes, found upon him. This Day at RUCKHOLT HOUSE, Effex, wiirbe a grand Concert of MuSick, the Vocal Parts by Mr. Lowe and a young Lady; particularly Kitty, a Paftoral, the Words by Mr. Dodfley. To begin in the Morning at 10 o'Clock. Tickets 1 s. 6d. Breakfafting included. The Reprefentation of the Battle near Cullodea-IfcuSe, under the Command of our Glorious Heroe the Duke, has met with fuch univerfal Applaufe from Crowded Audiet?.. AD V ERTISE M E N TS are taken in for this Paper, at Lloyd's Coffee-House, in Lombard-Street.