General Advertiser (Newspaper) - May 17, 1846, London, Middlesex
The General Advertifer. Numb. $606. SATURDAY, May 17, 1746. Deal, May 15. 1MAIN his Majefly's Ship Gloucester; the Duke of Cumberland, . Major ; and Jnduftry, Gainsford, for CapeEreton ; America, Noble, .for New-England ; the Frankland, Havard, for Bolton ; the Carolina, Mefnard, for Philadelphia ; and the Black Prince, Wilfon, for Antigua. Wind N-E.byN. Grave/end, May 15. Pafs'd by the Providence, Ste-venfon, from Norway ; Mary, Stockdall, from Camp-vere ; Duke of Kingften, Merrington, from Boloign ; the. City of Coleburgh, Blank, from Celeburghj the Swallow, Sheppard, from Bofton. Plymouth, May 13. Came in Hope, Ferriter, for Madeira ; Allen and Agnes, Duncomb, for Guiney ; Anti-lope, HeySham, for New-York ; Judith, Holland, for Barb'adoes ; Elizabeth, Cooleck, for Virginia ; Britannia, Fones, for Newfoundland ; the Neptune, Shoares; and Kinglton, Whitfield, for Rhode Ifland ; the Britannia, Capt. Sommters ; and Ilchefter, Capt. Tedd; who came � all under Convoy of the Ludlow-Caille, Jamaica, and the: Amazon. Weymouth, May 14. Arrived the Defire of Pool, Rogers, from Newcaftle. Wind N.E. Pool, May 14. Sailed the John and Anne, Richards, for Chatham. Came in the William and Mary, Barham, from Milton. Wind N.E. The Prinze William, Bum, from Leverpool, is arrived, at Rotterdam. The Salve St. Antonio, Ferrer, from Lifbon, off Dover. Yefterday arrived the Mail from Holiand. Vienna, May 11. Prince Lobkowitz let out Poft the Day before Yefterday for the Empire, but the Time of Prince Charles's Departure is not yet known. Hamburgh, May 17. A Courier pafled by here the Evening before laft from Peterfburgh, who left feveral Difpatches with the Ruffian Minister in this City ; and a Report is Since fpread, that the Ruffian Troops have Orders to embark immediately for the Dutchy of Holftein. From the Allied Jimy ut Tpelaar, May 20. We have fixed our Camp here, and our Artillery, heavy Baggage, and Hofpitals are arrived in good Condition at Breda. A Reinforcement of Dutch Troops have been fent to Ber-gen-op-Zoom. We marched without any Diforder, ex-apt fotne Soldiers taking the Liberty to marode, for which a Dozen of them were hanged up by Way of Example. Our Abode here, it is thought, will not be long. Mafeick, May 17. The-French Corps commanded by trie Count d'Eftrees, is arrived upon the Frontier of the Bilhoprick of Liege, which it is to crofs, we are told, in order to cat off the Cohnmtnication between Germany a�d the Low-Coantries. Hamburgh, May 20. The Beginning of this Week a Courier pafs'd by here from Peter/burgh, who left Several Difpatches with M. Cope, and continued his Journey for London. On this Occafion the Report is revived, that the Ruffian Troops are going to embark, and will land at Travemunde, from whence they are to continue their Route thro' Saxe-Lvmenburgh (belonging to the King of Great-Britain) the fhorteft Way to the Netherlands. The lad Advices directly from Peterfburgh take Notice that,the Cronftadt Squadron is failed, and that the Ruffian Troops in Livonia and Courland are in full March. Jt is-added, that the Requifitorial Letters for the Pafiage of a Body of tkofe Troops thro' Poland, have been delivered to the Senate, and that their March has occafioned a grea� many Conferences at Berlin. ^ Antwerp, May 23. The French took PoSTeffion of this Place on Friday lalt in the Afternoon, and continue hitherto very quiet. Our Magistrates fent their Submiffion to ins Moil Chriftian Majefty at Lier. We have no Communication with the Caftle. ^ Milan, May 6. The Garrifon of Valenza marched out t-iro' the Breach ; after which they laid down their Arms, fairing engaged net to ferve againit the King of Sardinia tor the Space of a Year. They are allowed to keep their Baggage, and the Officers their Equipages, and on the 3d, they fet out to be conduced to Novj. AII the French Magazines have been fd2ed in the Territories of VigUa. Pjedmontefe Prifoners, having been committed to feized the Arms of their , af.er a fmail Reli Stance, Fifty the Care of 30 Genoefe Soldiers, Conductors, and carried the Men to Alexandria. From the Imperial Camp at Jlorgv . Damn ; May 6. The Enemy having retreated from the Banks of the Taro, we ornved here Yellerday, and are proceeding to take Poffef-iion of the Camp of Fiorenzolo. Count Gages kerns un-Qer Appreheniions for Piecentia, from whence he is drawing off the Artillery. Turin, May 7. M. Maillebois not having been able to pais the Taro at Caftel-Bayna, in order to fave Valenza, took his Revenge upon the Caftle of Acqui, which he has gotPoffeflionof. We are Mailers, however, of Valenza, where we found zz, large Pieces of Cannon, feveral Mortis, and very good Magazines. The King ordered General Leutru'm to march towards the French, while the Prince of Lichtenftein purfues the Spaniards in their precipitate Retreat. Placentia, May 7. M. de Caftellar's Van-guard, confift-irig of 800 Men, arrived here laft Night. General Count Gages having moved this Way, the Auftrians patted the Taro without any Difficulty. A Detachment of their HafTars advanced between two of our Columns, and car- ried off feveral Mules laden with the Duke of Modeaa's Equipage: But Lount Gages having reclaimed them, offering to pay an Equivalent in Money, we are affured, that the Prince �f Lichtentlein has ordered them to be reftor'd. General Pignatelli, having pafled the Po, in the Night between the 5th and 6th Inftant, with 10,000 Men, fur-prized at Codogno the Body of Auftrians commanded by General Grofs, which were polled there to cover our Bridge, and killed and made Prifoners a great Number of them, the reft efcaping by Flight. LONDON. ., Letters from Paris fay, that the Breft Squadron is put into Port-Louis, that fome Ships have been fent from it to conduct feveral Vefiels from Rochefort, and that the whole Fleet was to fail on the 20th for the Place of its Deltination, which Hill continues a Myftery. �-!::- They write from Madrid, that M. de Noailles is( entertained there with "great Magnificence, and that it is imagined, fince his Arrival, that Propofals far a Peace are under Consideration. He is to return into France before the End of this Month, and be with the French King in Flanders by the Middle of June. John Adolphus, reigning Duke of Saxe-tWeiSfenfelds, who lately received the Order of the Garter from England, died of a Feverat Leipfick on the 16th Inftant, N .S. AH his -Dominions, amounting to between 5 and 600,000 Crowns, devolve to the King of Poland, the Duke haying died with ISTue. Parties of the French have approached the Dutch Territories, but had not yet entered upon them, when the laft Advices came from Brabant. Letters from Ratifboa fay, that Prince Charles has been unanimously declared Field Marfhal General of the Empire. The Right Hon. the Houfe of Lords have adjourn'd to Tuefday. fe'nnight. Yellerday the Addrefs of the Univerfity of Oxford, on the Defeat of the Rebels, was prefented to his Majefty at Kenfington. The fame Day both Houfes of Convocation met at Weft-mintter-Abby, and drew up an Addrefs ok the fame Oc-calion, which will be prefented this Day. Yellerday the Right Hon. the Earl Fitzwilliams fet out from his Houfe in St. James's Square, for his Seat near Peterborough in Northamptonshire. Yellerday the Right Hon. the Lord Chancellor held the Firll General Seal before Hillary Term, at Lincoln's-Inn Hall. And has appointed Tuefday next for the Second. A Difpenfation is pafs'd the Great Seal, to Thomas Freeke, Clerk, M.A. Chaplain to his Grace the Duke of Beaufort, to hold the Re&ory cf Little-Hempfton in the County of Devon and Diocefe of Exeter, together with the Vicarage of Lodderwell in the faid County. As did alfo a Prefentation to James Le Marchant, CI. of the Reftory of Roffilly, in the County of Glamorgan, and Diocefe of St. David's, On Thurfday laft died, at Kenfington Gravel-Pits, in the 86th Year of his Age, Thomas Cooper, Efq; a Gentleman of good Fortune, and of an ancient Family in North-hamptonShire. On Thurfday laft died of a Dropfy, at his Houfe in CharJes-ftreer, Weftminfter,---Windmore, Efq; a Gentleman of considerable Fortune. On Wednefday Night one Mr. Bates, a Glazier, was ftopt in Pimlico by two Ruffians, who very much beat and abus'd him, and robb'd him of about 3 s. The King George, Whaley, from Carolina for London, is taken by the French, and carried into Morlaix. On Wedneiday the Bedford, a Cartel Ship, with ex-chang'd Prifoners, failed from Cowes for St. Sebaftians. The Maicella belonging to Dartmouth, who was lately loft on the Eddiftone, (by its being taken for a Ship's Lighi) was tow'd into Dartmouth, on her Broadfide, by Mr* Tolcher of that Place. Yellerday John Hudfon was committed to the New Goal in Southwark, by Henry Hall, Efq; Juftice of Bridge-Yard, for breaking open and robbing the D.wellingrhpufe of Mrs. Fowler in Queen-ftreet in the Park,' Soutnwark, and Healing Goods of confiderable Value. Yellerday 18 Prifoners were tried at the Old-Baily, One of whom was Capitally convicted, viz. Samuel Prigg, a Pawnbroker and Plaifterer in Bell-lane, Spittle-fields, for ftabbing Thomas Garle with a Knife, in fo barbarous a manner that he died immediately; the Quarrel arofe on their charging each other with Sodomiti-cal Praclices. Katharine Lowry and Mary Kipping (twonptoriousold Thie,ves) were tried for receiving ftoien Goods of the Black-Boy-Alley Gang, and caftfor 14 Years Tranfporta-tion. The Evidence againft them was 9 Boy, who de-pofed, That he lay with the two Women and their Huf-bands, and that they us'd to call him up about one or two o'clock in the Morning to go a Thieving. Walter Roberts, a Black-fmith in Golden-lane, was tried for ftabbing a Brewer's Servant in a Quarrel at a Bonfire on the Duke's Birth-day, and was found guilty of Manslaughter. Eleven were call for Tranfportation, and five Acquitted . -TheScffions will end this Day ; for none of the Rebel Prifoners will be tried this Seffions. Yellerday Mary Cummins and Elizabeth Plum were committed to Newgate, by Sir John Thompfon, fer felo-nioufly picking the Pocket of one jofiph Candy, a Countryman, of ten Shillings in Silver, in a notorious Bawdy' houfe, in Swan-alley, in the Minories. As was likewife Mary Carter and Lydia Fprd, for Healing a Quart Pewter Pot out of the Houfe of Mr Mackenny, in Hand-alley, Bilhopfgate-ftreet, Vi&ual -* � COUNTRY-NEWS. Tori, May 13. Laft Week Mr. Horpfea, was chofea City Surgeon in the Room of1 Mr, Drake. We are inform'd, that the Magiftrates have fent an Ex-prefs to Sir Everard Fawkener, with an Intention of giving an Invitation to his Royal Highnefs, to take York in his Way to the South; and we are further afiur'd, that his Royal Highnefs will be prefented with, the Freedom of this Corporation, in a Gold Box of 100 Guineas Value. By Letters from Cleveland in Yorkfliire, we hear, that on Tuefday, the 29th of April, upon the Confirmation of the late compleat and glorious Victory over the Rebels, gain'd by his Majefty Britifh Force?, near Invernefs, under, the Command of his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland, Cholmley Turner, of Kirkleatham, Efq; Member of Parliament for the County of York, celebrated that Signal Deliverance in the Manner following. At Nine in the Morning a large Union Standard was difplay'd upon the Tower of the Church, when the Bells begun to Ring ; and- was anfwered with hoifting a large Flag, and the Difcharge of Cannon from a Battery of feven Pieces planted on the Summit of a Hill in his Park. At Ten, Mr. Turner, with feveral Companies under Anns, the Drums beating, and Colours flying, march'd from his Houfe to the Park, where he was met by feveral neigh* bouring Gentlemen and Volunteers, and a very numerous Appearance of People of good Rank, whom he entertain'd in a very fplendid and generous Manner at a Camp mark'd. out for that Purpofe, An elegant Cold Entertainment, of One hundred and forty Difhes was provided for the Ladies in the Sununer-Houfe, far the Gentlemen in a large Tent, and for the Officers and Volunteers at fix Tables of Greea Turf, ere<5ted*on that Occafion, After Dinner were drunk the ten following Healths. 1. His Majefty King George, under a .Difcharge of feven Cannons. * . 2. The Prince and Princefs of Wales, under the Difcharge of five Cannons. 3. The Ever Glorious Duke of Cumberland, with Thanks to him for his Heroick Behaviour, and Excellent Condufl in the late Battle near Invernefs, five Cannons. 4. All the rell cf the Royal Family, five Cannons. 5. Succefs to his Majefty's Forces by Sea and Land, particularly the brave Men that fought the Battle near . Invernefs, three great Guns. 6. The Archbilhop of Canterbury, the Duke of Newcastle, the Lord Chancellor, and Mr. Pelham, three Guns. 7. The Archbifhop and the County of York, and all Mr. Turner's Fall Friends, three Guns. 8. To the Glorious and Immortal Memory of our Great Deliverer, King William, a Volley of fmall Arms. 9. Everlafting Difappointment to the PopiSh Pretender, and all his Adherents, a Volley of fmall Aims. 10. May Great-Britain always bear the Balance of Power in Europe, a Volley of fmajl Arms. And feveral other Loyal Healths, which were accompanied with loud Huzza's repeated by the Populace, (computed to be no lefs than two thoufand) amongft whom were diftributed feveral HogSheads of Punch, and ftrong Beer. The Evening was concluded with Ringing of Bells, firing the great Guns, Platosnsof fmall Arms, Fire-works, a very large Bonfire, and burning the Pope and Pretender in Efhgy : The whole was conducted with great Order and' Decency, to the general Joy and Satisfaclion of all the Spectators. We are alfo allured from Cleveland, that the'whole Weapontake, or Hundred, distinguished themfelves in a very particular Manner upon the News of the late total Defeat of the Rebels ; that not only the Market-towns, but every little Village and Grange, or Farm-houfe, ex-preffed their Joy by Bonfires, Illuminations, &c. tofucha Degree, that for five Nights fiicceflively the whole Country feemed in a Blaze. I R EL A N D. Dublin, May 10. Great Preparations are making for the Gamp that is to be formed at Bennet's-Bridge; there having been a great Number of Cars loaded, at the Caftle, with. Tents, &c. for the Ufe of the faid Camp ; and, we hear, that the feveral Companies are to begin their March next Week in order to entamp. The Ships faid to have been feen ofF of Youghal, are generally believed to be the Briftol Fleet of Merchantmen, bound for the Well Indies, under Convoy of four or five of their Privateers. The Workmen have begun to throw down Part of the Uuilding in the Upper Caftle-yard, in orderto rebuild it in a more magnificent Manner; and, we hear," that the King's Houfe in Chappelizod is to be fold to defray the Expence thereof. Alexander M'Aulay, Efq; has taken his Seat within the Bar, upon his being appointed one of his Majefty's Council learned in the Law. Their Excellencies the Lords Juftices have been pleafed to extend his MajeSty's Pardon, upon Condition of Transportation for Life, to Joan Regan, who was tried andh convi�led, and received Sentence, for Burglary,' at the laft Affizes for the County of Waterford. Alfo to Michael Carty, and William Lyceat, who was tried and conyi�ted, and received Sentence, at the laft Affizes for the Couty of Limerick. ExtraS of a Letter from Cork, May 2. � There has been a Norway Ship feiz'dhere by the ' Surveyor General, fuppofed to be bound to the Enemy. ' 'Tis computed She is worth 14,0001. The Night follow-� ing the Captain cu): her Cables, and Slipt out of the Hat-� hour. 9 lAL) V JtfRTISE M ENTS are taken in for, this Paper, at Lloyd's Coffee-House, in Lombard-Street.