General Advertiser (Newspaper) - May 24, 1846, London, Middlesex
The General Advertifer. SATURDAY, May 24, 1746. Numb. 361a. Deal, May 22. EMAIN his Majefty's Ship the Surprize, and the Salamander Privateer. Came down and failed Plymouth, Bufton, for Dartmouth. Wind N.E. The John, Cadie, from Carolina and Cowcs, is arrived at Hamburgh. The Catherine and Anne, Agars, from New-England, at Hull. Yefterday arrived the Mail from Holland. Madrid, May 9. Their Catholic Majefties Ihew the ut-moft Regard to M. de Noajlles,and are in Conference with him every Day for two Hours and half. Tho' every Body is very inquifitive about the Subject of his Million, fo much Secrecy is kept, that not a Word tranfpires, which may be abfolutely depended on. We only know, that this Mini-ftcr employs 7 or 8 Secretaries, ap'd-difpatches Couriers daily for France and Italy. Yefterday we had a Report, that the laft he fent to M. Maillebdis carried Orders for a Sufpenfion of Arms with the King of Sardinia, and we are told, that the faid Marfhal has a Charts Blanche to conclude a Peace with the Court of Turin. Milan, May 17. The Enemy are retired under the Cannon of Placentia, and have advanced Polls to St. Lazaro, where they are fortifying the new College built by Cardinal Alberoni, and putting their Artillery in Battery. The Prince of Lichtenftein's Head-Quarters are at Montalto, and our advanced Pofts are within Mufket-lhot of the Enemy. KA Refplutiqn has been taken to cannonade the above-mentioned Edifice, in order to diflodge the Enemy, and bury their Artillery in the Ruins. This Operation was to begin the Day before Yefterday. The Marquis de Caftel-lar, with the Remnant of the Garrifon of Parma, has paffed the Magra in his Way to Novi, in order to join the Count de Gages. Cohgn^May 28. The 20,000 Imperialifts which are marching to the Low-Countries, are Troops lent to the Maritime Powers, and, it is imagined, they will arrive in the Allied Army,- by the 24th of next Month. The Report is renewed of aSubfidy Treaty between thofe Powers and the Court of Bavaria. We are told, it is juft upon the Point of being concluded, and that the Bavarian Troops will begin to march immediately upon the Exchange of the ! Ratifications. : Awfitrdam, May 30. We have Adviceywhich give po-fitive Affurance that the Fleet, .lately failed from Brett, with all the Tranfports, are defigned for Cape Breton. TheFrenchArmy encamps ftill between Antwerp and Lier, and we hear, they have loft 11 or 1200 Men, Jtot including the wounded, before the Citadel of Antwerp. Paris, May 23. The. Reports of a Peace are renewed, and it is certain, that the Marquis ide Stainville, the Tuf-can Minifter, has frequent Conferences with oar Miniftry,. who have communicated to him Eight Articles (before pub-limed) which the King would make the Balis of a general Pacification; fignifying, at the &me Time, That in re-faring the Auftrian Netherlands to the S>ueen of Hungary, his Majefty was difpofed to fecure to thofe Countries a per-fitual Neutrality, under the Guaranty of France, Great-Britain, and the United Provinces ; that, by this means, the Article of the tiemolition of the Works of Luxemburgb, and the Cejfign of a Dift'ict about Dunkirk, would of courfe be of no Signification, becaufe the Neutrality would render them abfolutely indifferent to France; that his Majefty would leave the Court of Vienna to fettle the Guard of tbf. AuJIrian Netherlands, but was of Opinion, that, as they we>e to be the common Barrier of .the Three Powers, 'who guaranteed their Nei^rality^ it would be proper to entruft thm to Sivifs Troops, who Jhould be in the Pay of the faid Power t together. "1 hele Propofitions were immediately fent by a Courier l� im nila' anC* anotlier Courier was difpatched to Madrid to M. de Noailles, for him to o�aimunicate them to their Catholic Majefties. P$. It is-juft-now given out, (that Prince Edward returned hither laft Night from Scotland, and is now incognito at the Heufe of the Princefs de Guimeme. Hague. May 29. There is a Talk, that the Abby de la ville will make a Tour into Holland, in order to execute lome Commiffion, and that the King of Pruffia will eome mto Eaft Frizeland, after he has done taking the Waters atPyrmont. Advice is juft arrived, that a Body of 18 or 20,000 Imperialifts have received the final Orders to march for the Low-Countries direftly, and not to make the feaft Stop till they have joined the Army of the Allies. Nimeguen, May 24. The Report of the Arrival of the Van-guard of the Hanoverians was occafioned by 300 Heffian Recruits, which have paffed by here in order to complete their Foot, which are expected from Scotland, and their Horfe, which are already in the Allied Army. Thefe Troops had with them 30 Waggons laden with new Clothes for the whole Corps. The Hanoverians are expected, however, very foon, and, we hear, their Van Guard is juft at hand. From tie Prince 6f WaldecKs Head Quarters at Ter Hey-den, May 27. Sine* the Army has entered into the Old Lines, every Body is in Motion to repair them, arid eredl the Batteries. Imperial Engineers have been fo diligent, and had advanced their Works fo far Yefterday in the Evening, that they have begun this Morning to prepare to put the Cannon in Battery, and in a few Days our Camp will' be fo compleatly fortified as to enable us to wait for the Enemy's coming up. We have ftill a flying Corps of Huffars and Pandoitrs about Hoogftraten, who obferve the Motions of the French, and all Advices agree, that the firft Column of Hanoverians, which paffes the Rhine at the Fort of Schenk, will arrive in the Camp on Tuefday next. It is faid at the Heifian Quarters, that 6000 more Men are ready in the Landgraviate of Heffe to follow the Hanoverians by the Way of Cologne. From the General Quarters of Count Bathiar.i, May 28. The Allies remain in the fame Pofition, and the Country People begin to be reconciled to the Troops, efpecially fince Examples have been made of fome of the Maroders. By this means, Provifions, which were at firft very fcarce, are now here in great Plenty. The States-General have fent their Thanks to Field Marflial Bathiani for his wife Conduct in drawing oft" the Army towards the Frontiers of j the Republic, in order to fave the former, and cover the latter. LONDON. 'Tis faid, the French King propofes to ftay in the Neighbourhood of Antwerp till the Siege of the Cittadel is ever, and theninarch to give Battle to the Allies. The fudden March of the Imperial Troops in the Em pire for the Low Countries, is now afligned as the Reafon why Prince Charles of Lorrain, after being declared Field-Marlhal of the Empire, does not fet out to take on him the Command of thofe Troops. According to feveral Letters from Bruffels, the Difference between the French and Dutch India Companies has been accommodated, to the Satisfa&ion of both Parties. The Magifirates of Antwerp could obtain no other Conditions, upon their Surrender, than to be taken under the King'^Ptotecthn. LettersTrom Vienna, and from feveral other Parts, confirm the News^of the March of a frefti Body of Imperialifts with all Expedition for the Low Countries. Letter from Glafgow, dated May 16. ' We have to Day here the Copy of a Letter, fent to General Campbell, by one of his Intelligencers, advi-fmg, that the two French Frigats, (lately mentioned) took on board, near Mull, on Sunday was fe'nnight, the Young Chevalier, with a great Number of his Principal Aiders; amongft whom are nam'd, the D. of Perth, his Brother the Lord John Drummond, Lord Elcho, Sherridan, and Sullivan, Lochiel the. younger, and one Buchanan, the Per Ion with whom the Pretender at firft. fet out from Rome ; and it's not doubted of their getting clear of our Men of War. The Friday preceding that Day thefe two Ships had an Engagement wijh two of our Ships of War on that Coaft ; but they were too fmall to do them any material Injury ; altho' the French are faid to have loft 48 Meiy-Its a little Angular, that Secretary Murray, is by this Letter, faid to be left behind, in order to keep the Remains of the Rebels in that Country in a Body, either till they can obtain Terms, or receive proper and promis'd Affiftance.- As the Lord Loudon is expe&ed to be as this Day amongft them, we foon expeft to hear of their further Defeat, or Sjirrender.' On Thurfday Night laft an Exprefs arrived from his Royal Highnefs the Duke, which we hear brought an Account exaftly agreeing with the above Letter. And laft Night ic was faid that there were fevertl Letters in Town, which mentioned the Arrival of the above Perfons at Dunkirk. Letter from Plymouth, May 19. ' The Wind having come to the Northward, it hascar-* ried out the Monmouth, Eagle, Chefterfield, Advice, � Windfor, and a Sloop, in order to join Admiral Mar-� tin, as we fuppofe j but their Qidsrs are, as fome fay, � otherwife.' Letter from Dartmouth, May 20. * This Day came in the Anne Gaily, Cowley, of Lever--pool, from St. Maloes, with 160 Prifoners ; who repert that about a Month fince failed from Breft 22 Men of War, 14 of which were of the Line, the reft large Privateers or Frigats, and 170 Sail of Tranfports, who 'tis faid have 15000 Land Forces on board. That it was reported, they had Orders to go to Scotland ; but at the fame time it appeared more probable they were deftin'd for Cape Breton.' We hear from geod Authority*that the King ofPruflia has drawn up a Plan of a General Peace; and that he has refolved to oppofe that Power which fhall obftinately re-fufe to accept the fame. Yefterday Advice came that the New Ranger, Lawfon, bound from Montferrat to London, is taken by the French and carried into Breft.-She is faid to be the moft Valuable Sugar Ship ever yet bound to England, having 881 Hoglheadson board. The Prince Frederick, Godfrey, from Carolina for London, is taken and carried into Honfleur. The Gold, Tickner, from Virginia for London, is alfo taken by the French. The Brothers, Evans, from Carolina for London, that was taken by the French, and afterwards re-taken by ah Englifh Man of War, has. been taken by a French Privateer belonging to St. Maloes, and carried into that Port. His Majelty was pleafed to make the following moft gracious Anfwer, to the humble Addrefs of the Arch-bifhop, Bifhops, and Clergy, of theJProvince of Canterbury, in Convocation aflembled, prefented to him on Wednefday laft, viz. My Lords, and the Reft of the Clergy. ': f Thank you for this Affectionate Addrefs, and your Congratulations an the Succefs of my Arms, under the Command of my Son the Duke, againfl the Rebels. � The Zeal which you fo Early and fo Remarkably jbew'd throughout the King-domi againfl tbeje Attempts of our Enemies, did not fail to have tht heft Effect; if which I have a juft Senfe, you may depend upon my firm Refolutian, to Support and Protect the Church of England, as by Law Eftablijtfd. His Majefty has been pleafed to appoint the Rev. Mr. Young, Reftor of Thames Ditton, in Surrey r and Chaplain to the Honourable Houfe of Commons, to be One of the Canons of Windfor, in the Room of the Right Hon. the Lord George Beauclerck, now Bifhop of Hereford. Laft Night the Earl of Finlater, whofe Eftate has been greatly injur'd by the Rebels, for his Attachment to his Majefty, and the Liberties of his Country, arrived in Town from Scotland. Yefterday Morning the Corpfe of the Lady of the Hon. Levifon Gower, was carried out of Town in great Funeral Pomp and Solemnity, from his Houfe in Great Grofvenor-ftreet, in order to be interr'd at Trentham-Hall in Staf-fordfhire, amongft the Anceftors of that noble Family. On Tuefday laft died near Wooburn in Bedfordshire, Mrs. Shelton, Wife of Capt. Shelton, of the Third Regiment of Guards, a very amiable young Lady, who had not been married above a Month, and was greatly efteem'd by all that knew her. On Thurfday Morning died of an Apoplexy, at his Houfe in Oxford Road, Mr. Clayton, an eminent Undertaker. Yefterday died at the Cockpit Whitehall, Mrs. Dickin-fon, many Years Office Keeper to the Council Chamber there._^-Her Place is in the Gift of his Grace the Duke of Dorfet, Lord Prefident of his Majefty's Council. On Tuefday laft Mr. Fletcher, an Office-keeper near the Royal Exchange, was ftopt by two Highwaymen near Kingfton Gallows, who robb'd him of about 4c s. and rode off with their Booty. Tori, May 20. Our freiheft Advices from Edinburgh fay, that they ha.ye certain Accounts which may be depended upon, by a Letter from Inverary by the laft Poll, that the two French Man of War of 34 and 30 Guns, which had been attacked by a Twenty Gun Ship and two Sloops of War, without fuffering any other Damage than having their Rigging diforder'd, becaule they could not come near enough to them on Account of their fuperior Weight of Metal, had landed fome of their Cargoe, ftfppofed to confift of Arms, Ammunition, and perhaps fome Money. But that two other Bririfh Sloops having eome up, they were to attack them again, and were in Hopes of taking them. Before this it had been confidently reported, that 'the Pretenders Son, with fome hundreds of Note among the Rebels, ha<3 efcaped in thofe French Ships.-There has been a moft barbarous Action, that cannot but exaf. perate the King's Troops, committed by two of the Rebels upon four Men, belonging to the Garrifon of Fort-Wil., ADVER TIS E MENTS are taken in for this Paper, at Lloyd's Coffee-House, in Lombard^Strect.