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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - May 14, 1845, London, Middlesex Numb. 3*74* TUESDAY, May 14, 1745- Dea/y May 12. . s the Downs his Majefty's Ship the Duke, Fowey and Baltimore; the Maynard, Brooks ; Hatley, Dingley ; John, Seabrook ; the Eagle, Watfon ; Neptune, Grin-dah ; Friendfhip, Holm ; Dorothy and Elizabeth, Simpfon; Providence, Burn ; the Mercury, Cock ; Hamilton, Seaton ; London, Newham ; and the Charles, Randolph, for Virginia ; Hopewell, Judd ; and Neptune, Dennis, for Maryland ; Mercury, Wilkinfon ; and Daniel, Tifchart, for Carolina ; Don Carlos, Friend ; and Succefs, Hill, for Newfoundland  Albany, Bryant, for New-York; John and Martha, Bofwell, for Dublin ; Elinor, Tate, for .Belfaft, with feveral Coafters. Came down and failed the Prince Frederick Privateer, Talbot, to the Weitward. The Prince Charles, Lyon, is Oiled. Wind S.W. Grabeth, -, from Bolton, are taken and carried^into St Maloes. On the Rth I nflant the Sufannah Tranfport, Bradfhaw, arrived at Falmouth, with 152 Englifh Prifoners, exchang'd at Brelt. The fame Day the Friend's-Adventure Tranfport, Miller, arrived at Dartmouth, with 200 Englifh Prifoners, exchanged at St. Maloes. Extracl of a Letter from Dover; May 12.  Laft Night Capt. Sutherland feru in here a Swedjfh * Sloop, with 150 Barrels of Pitch on board. And this ' Morning came into the Pier himfelf, very much fliattef'd, ' by an Engagement he had Yefterday with two Privateers, 4 (one his old Chap, the Boloign Dogger ; and the other ' a Row Boat belonging to the fame Place ) We faw the ' Engagement from our Hills ; which was very hot aboat * Dinner time, and I ftay'd to fee it till my'Dinner,was * cold ; and, what was wcrfe, till we thought poor Suther-' land was going to Boloign, with the Dogger ; which ' was eveiy Body's Opinion here ; but thank God it prov'd ' otherwife, as he informs you by his Le.ter inclos'd.' Letter from Capt. Sutherland. * Yeflerday Morning coming over with the Sloop, fell ' in with a French Dogger of 14 Carriage and 20 Swivel � Guns, and 120 Men; and a Row Boat of 4 Six-pounders, ' 10 Swivel', and 40 Men ; We took a Fifhing Boat the * Day before, that told us the two Privateers had been out ' but two Days ; fo we fent our Slocpaway, and took our ' Men out of the Fifhing Boat; and at 1 2 at Noon begun . ' our Fight, which held till 4 in the Afternoon very fmart, ' when the Dogger put from us ; we could fee a great ' many Men lying on his Poop, which we believe to be ' dead ; his Sails and Rigging was very much damag'd. * The third Broadfide we had all our Rigging and Sails fhot ' away, except the Jibb, which appears like a Riddle 5 it * falling little Wind we made ufe of our Oars, but to no ' Purpole, the Row-Boat towing her away. Our Maft is * difabled with a Bar Shot, and unfit for Service. We ' have no Men kill'd, and only two wounded. I am, Sec. The Placentia of Biddeford, of 200 Tori), is taken, and carried into Bayonne. J We hear, that an Officer in the Allied Army has been fhot at the Head of his Regiment. They write from Edinburgh, that there are at prefent 3 Privateers on the North Cos Its; me of them, cruizing betwixt Stonehive and Bervie, took two Veffels, one belonging to Brunt-liland, and anotner to Innerkeithing; and on the 5th Inft. chafed a VtflH up the Firth of Tay, almoft to Dundee ; and was fo iniolent to defire the Crew to make their C. mpliments to his Majefty s arm'd Veffel the Happy J-ner, tien lying in the Road of Leiih.-- Two of thejn mount 24 Guns, and 300 Men. Lalt Saturday Mr. Stedman, an eminent Merchant of Rotterdam, was married at St. Paul's Cathedral, to Mifs Barclay, I aughrer of Mr. David Barclay, an eminent wholesale Linnen-draper inCheapfide, (and Grand Daughter of the Lte Mr. Barclry, who wrote the famous-Apology in Vind.cation of the Quakers Principles) a very agreeable Lady, of fine Accomplifhrnems, and a confiderablc Fortune. Yefterday Morning Mr, Barnes, who kept the Blue-Ball, a noted Publick H^ule in Play-hovsfe Yard, Black-Fryers, being in a violent Fever, and delirious, tddc �n -OpfOrW* nity, whilll his Nurfe was out of the Room, to cat his Throat in fuch a manner, that he died immediately. At the New Wells near the London Spaw, Clerkenwel), this and evt-ry Evening during the Summer Seafon, at Five o'Clock, the celebrated Mils Rayner performs feveral new F.xcrcifcs oh the Rope, accompanied by Mr. Hough, Mils C. Rajnrf, and others ; Tumbling by Mr. Williams, Mr. Rayner, and Mr. Hough ; Dancing by Mr. Rofoman, Mr. Yatts, Mrs. Hough, and Mifs Rayner ; with feveral new Songs by Mr. Brttt and Mifs Vaux, The whole to conclude with a Grand Entertainment of Mufick, call'd Flercules and Omphale, or Love and Glory. IRELAND. Dublin, May 4. On Wednefday laft died in Peter's-ftrec't. gnatly lamented, Philip Ridgate, Efq; Doctor of the Civil Law, Vicar General of the Dipcefe of Limerick an:! Athlone. ./ Since Tuefda) lift above 40 Ships have arrived in this Port from England, laden with Corn and^Iour ; and others have failed to Drogheda, Newry, Belfaft, Sec. Befides the above Sjpply, 100 more Veffels arc expected in a few Day^ from other Parts of England. Lalt Tuefday Mr. Sutton, a Goldfmith on Ccrk-hill, rode into ;he LiiFey, to water his Horfe, and was thrown by him ; which another Man feeing, leapt into the River to fave him ; but in vain, for they were bothdrown'd. This Week died the Widow Singleton, Relift of the late. Rev. Mr. Sing'eton, a Lidy of very amiable Humour. High Water this Day at London-Bridge 16 at Minutes after 9 _ COVEN T-G A R D E N. For the Benefit of Mr. Page, Mr. Verhuyck, Mr. Palmer, Mr. Emmer, Tl/r.Mafon, and Mr. Cooper. AT the Theatre-Royal in Co vent-Garden, this Day, will be prefented a Comedy, call'd The CITY WIVES CONFEDERACY. The Part of Clarifa r/> be perform'd by Mrs. Horton ; Moneytrap, Mr. Hippifiey ; Dick, Mr. Hale; Brafs, Mr. Chapman? Gripe, Mr. Rofco ; Mrs. Amlet, Mrs. Martin ; Ararhinta, Mrs-HaJe; Corinna, Mifs Hippifiey ; And the Part of Flippanta by Mrs. Clive, In"which Character will be introduced a Song call'd The Lift of aBAle. " With Entertainments of Dancing, particularly Le Gondaliir, !>y Mr. COOKE, and others. Alfo the Scotch Dance by Mr. Villenetive, Mrs.Delagarde, ft|r. Delagarde, Mr.Deftrade, Mrs. Lebrun, and Mrs. Villeneuve. To which will be added, a Farce, call'd The S C H-O O JL-B O Y. The Part of the School-Boy bv Mr. Woodward ; Major Rakifli, Mr. Hip;*ifley ; Young Rakirh, Mr. Hale. Boxes 5 s. Pit 3 s. Firft Gallery 2 s. Upper Gallery i 1. To begin ex.iftly at Six o'CIock. �* To-morrow The BUSY BODY. For the Benefit of Mr. Banh, Mr, Csnmr, Mr. Carney, and Mr. Tntt: Lobby Door-ke?p< r and others. ADVERTISEMENTS are taken in for this Paper, at Lloyd's Coffee-House, in Lombard-ftreet. 0- C 0 ;