General Advertiser (Newspaper) - May 28, 1846, London, Middlesex
The General Advertifer, VU b. 3615; WEDNESDAY, May 28, 1746. Deal, May 26. IAME down the Atlas, Wheeler, for Antigua; the Nathaniel and John, Hales; and Richmond, Frazier, for Captf Breton ; and Lyon, Lyon, for Dublin ; and remain with his Ma* jefty's Ship Surprize j the Ofwego, Waddell, for New York and the Anne Gaily, Houfton, far Philadelphia. Wind N.N.E. Grave/end, May z^. Pafs'd by the Difpatch, Oliver, fwm Bofton; Elizabeth, White, from Rotterdam ; and Rofe, Bedckar, from Carelfcroon. The Experiment, Davidfon, from St. Kitts, is arrived at Cork. . . The Molly, Sherburn, from Bofton, at Dublin. The Lady Elizabeth, Repmerhbyfen, from Hamburgh, in the River. LONDON. . From the London Gazette. Vienna, May 25. Prince Lichtenftein has fucceeded in his Attack upon St. Lazaro, which is a large Seminary built by Cardinal Alberoni, a fmall Italian Mile from Pla-cratia. The Prince thought the Spaniards would, in order ta fupport it, have engaged in a general Affair, while , he cannonaded it j but they abandon'd it upon the falling of fome of the Out Walls, and are now all retired upon the Glicis, under the numerous Cannon of the Town, the whole Spanifh Artillery^ which wa&defign'd for the Siege of the Citadel of Milan, being mounted ipund the Ramparts of Placentia. Hamburgh, May 31. The King of Poland, according to oar laft Letters, was fet but for Frauftadt, in order to fign the Univerfalia, for affembling the .approaching Dyet of that Kingdom; but his Polifh Majefty propofed to be back at Drefden thelatter End of this Week. That Court has now formally notified the Death of the Duke of Saxe-Weiffenfels, fighifyihgatthe fame Time, that that Prince's Pofiefflonsarenow devolved to the Elector of Saxony, he having left no Male Iffue. His DanHh Majefty's Dominions ftill labour under the fevere Scourge of a Mortality amongft the Cattle; and, according to the laft- Accounts fentupto Cdpenhageh from the Diftri&s of Oldenburgh, Delmeuhorft, Holftein," Slefwick, jhtland- and the Da-1 nifli Iflands, &e Number of Cattle loft amounted to 570,000, Norway is as yet free from thisteffible Calamity. The Dyer, in bweden is appointed to be held on the 15th of next SefteMber, O.S. and the Candidate?, we hear, for the Office :pf Marfhal, are the Baron W ranged at bis Requeft;difm}fied from the Number of Senators, the Count EcWebladt,rT-who:was fomaTime Swedifli Minifter at the Court of France, and Colonel Palmftierna, their late Minifter at the Court of Denihafki Bruftls, s NJ*, We have juft received Advice, that upon Tuesday laft, in the Afternoon, the French having battered the feitSde} of Antwerp whh^o Mortars and 60 Pieces of Cannon, the Governor was. Obliged to capitulate, which he dietupon very h^pnbura31e"^erm~s. ; The Garrifon is tomaikhout'with all the Honours of War, anil are^ar Liberty to join;theAllied-AnnyV They are to leave the Town ^To-morrow, and the French King is tb make his Entry/jgtoAhtwe^i on ^Saturday, whereigreaY Preparations are making for his Reception: The fame Lei-ten add, that the Allies loft only 4o3tfe1fih the Siege* arid the French -400 i That a large Corps of French Troops was left near Antwerp, in-order to bbferve M. Bathiianjs Motions; and that" the. Remainder of their Army wis marched in three Columns to lay Siege to Namur and Gharleroi. The French King is expected here upon the 9th,-and, it is faid, that he will prefently after fet out for Verfailles. ' . % * ; , Hogut, Jkne 3. To judge by the Motions ef the Cor�s under the Count d'Etrees, which has vbeen reinforced;, arid � marched off to1 its Right by Lpuvam," arid by the b4ft Advices we have herefrom the Army and Paris, the French will turn their next Operations towards the Meufe^ and fet down before Nam'u'r, and before Charleroi too, at tie wme Time. The Prince of Conti is named for the Direction of this latter Siege, as. M. Boufflers is for that of the former; whilftM.Saxe, it is giveh put, is to ftay with an Army in Brabant, fufficient m cover both, and to preferye that Province, too. By our frefliefrAdvices from Italy.lof the zoth paft, the Auftrians had fucceeded} in diflodging the Spaniards from the Convent of St. Lazaro, a Poft wh^chfis feprefented of no fmall Importance towards diftreffirig and" incommoding the latter in their prefent Pofition. As to the farther Operations o� the Piedmontefe, all Letters have been filent fince the Reduction of Valentia. We hear from �ns, that the Breft Sqaadron remain'd at Rochelle upon the 21ft paft , Letters from Drefden fay, that the late Duke of Saxe-Weiffenfelds is univerfally regretted, on Account 'of his great Qualities, his Military Experience, and his great Zeal for the Intereft of his Country. His Highnefs has left an only Daughter,* five Years of Age, whofe Fortune, and the JoiBture of the Dutchefs her Mother, were fettled with the King of Poland, who inherits his Dominions, by a Convention made before his Deceafe. Several Veffels are arrived in the Port of Naples, laden with Troops from the State of the Garrifons, which are to make Part of the Army that is going to encamp in the Abruzzo. - By Letters from Heidelberg we are informed, that the Waters of the Neckar have been fo fwelled by a Storm, that they have drowned all the fiat Country, and carried away feveral Bridges, Houfes and Barns; that the City it-felf had fuffered confiderably by this Inundation; that Cattle, Goods, Ruins, &c. were every Day feen floating ; and that the Lofs, upon the whole, was inexpref-fible. The King of Prufliaand the Elector Palatine having both of them Poffeffions in Dutch Brabant, they have fent Minifters to the French King to defire Regard may be paid to them, in Cafe his Army enters that Country. We hear his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland was pleafed to fend the following Anfwer to the Menage of Thanks from the Hon. Houfe of Commons, for the late Victory obtained by him over the Rebels. Ltvemefs, Mayj, 1746. Mr. Speaker, IDefire you would acquaint the Houfe of Commons, with the iuft Senfe I have of the Regard they have been pleafed to fhew me upon this Gccafion ; and to affure them that nothing can be more agreeable to me than their Congratulation upon the Succefs of his Ma-jefty's Arms, which is fo authentick a Teftimony of theirfteady Zealand Loyalty for his Majefty's Perfon and Government. � Tie^r^pteem and Approbation of my Endeavours in the Publick Service fill my Wifhes, and it will always be niy Study to deferve the Continuance of their good Opinion. � I cannot enough extol my own good Fortune, in being placed by his Majefty at the Head of. an Army^ which all along exprefs'd the beft Afre&ions, and the greateft Ardour,y and prowned all by the Refolution mewn by every Officer and Soldier in the Day of Action, to. which, under G^pd, our Succefs was owing. "* I return ywL'pty .Thanks for the Cordiality and Affection with whiehiybu havfr-executed the Commands of Jjjoafe of Commons. _ Mr. "Speaker, Yourmifi AffiSthndte Friend, WILLIAM. Yefterday it was rumour'd, that a Plan for a General Peace will fpeedily be made publick. - Yefterday came Advice, that his Majefty's Ship the Lime, of 22 Guns, Commanded by Capt. Tyrrii, has -taken and carried into Antigua, a Spanifh Regifter Ship, Outward-bound, worth'4o,pdo 1. Sterling. Tjae Rev. Dr. Tunftalt, Chaplam to his Grace the - Arlhbilbop of Canterbury is appointed to Preach before the Hon. Houfe of Coiomons To-morrow, being the Ri-ftdratibn of King Charles- the Second, at St. Margaret's Weftminfter. . . .- ;: tLaft Week died at his Seat, of Penwprtham, near Prefton Lancafhire, aged about 84, Henry Fleetwood, Efqj a Gentleman of a very ancient Family^ and great Eftate, in that Country, who represented the Borough of Prefton in ! feveral Parliaments in the Reign of Queen Anne.-This Family of the Fleetwoods have besn very confiderable, and .(produced many great Men in former Times; as Thomas Fleetwood, Efq; Mafterof the Mint, whofe Son Sir William Fleetwood, Knt. of Cranford, in Middlefex, was Receiver of the Court of Wards, who had two Sons, one Miles Fleetwood, Efqj. Receiver of the Court of Ward?, and the other Sir William Fleetwood, Knt. Cupbearer to King JainesT. and King Charles II. and Comptroller of Woodftock-Park j. whofe Son Sir Miles Fleetwood, of Aldwinkle in Northamptonfhire, Knt. was the Anceftor of feveral confiderable Men. The Brother to' Sir William Fleetwood, of Cranford, the Receiver of the Court of Wards, was Sir George Fleetwood of the Vache^in Buck?, Knt. whofe Seventh Son James was Bi&op of Worcefter, in King Charles II.'s Time, and made'lb for his great Services to K. Charles I George Fleetwood, Efq; another Son of .Sir William the Receiver of the Wards, went into Sweden, was a famous General there, and was a Baron, and was Father of Guf-tavus Lord Fleetwood, in Sweden. Robert Fleetwood, Efq; the 3d Soft of Sir William the Receiver, was an eminent Serjeant at Law, and Recorder of London, and Anceftor to thofe of Miffenden in Bucks^ who frequently reprefented that County in Parliament; and the Fleetwoods of Calwiche in StafFordfhire; of whom Sir John Fleetwood, Bart, was a younger Branch of the ancient Family feated at Penwortham ; which Henry Fleetwoodj Efq; who died laft Week without Iffue, has made Extinct. ExtraQ of a Letter from Gofport, dated May 25. ' On Thurfday Evening arrived at Spithead his Ma- \ ftreet, Weftminfterj Thomas Southern, Efq; a Gentleman \JC poffefs'd of a very plentiful Fortune.-He was the Author * of Oroonoko, and feveral other Dramatick Pieces ; and greatly eiteem'd by all that knew him. We hear, the Lord Archbifhop of Canterbury has been pleafed to prefent the Rev. Dr. Tunftal, one of his Chaplains, to the Treafurerlhip in the Cathedral Church of St. David V his Grace's Option," void by the Death of the* Rev. Mr.White. . Yefterday his Grace the Duke of Cleveland let out from his Houfe in Lincoln VInn Fields, for Raby Caftlfe* for the Summer Seafon. On Sunday laft Lewis Hardy, Efq; a Gentleman of a confiderable Eftate in Buckinghamfhirej was married to Mifs Afhe of Bloomfbury, a very agreeable Lady of great Fortune. On Monday laft died, at his Houfe in Rathbone-Placcj Edward Sandbrook, Efq; a Gentleman of confiderable. Fortune in StafFordfhire. On Saturday laft one Mr. Nichols a Cabinet-maker wast -fuddenly taken ill in the Broad-way, Weftminfter, dropt down and died immediately.;^. I R ^:^Ll'..A:' N . D. Dublin, May 20. Yefterday the Lady Vifcountefs Ikerin, Daughter of the Right Hon. Henry Boyle* Efq* Speaker of the Houfe of Commons, and one of the Lords Jnftices, was fafely delivered of a Son, to the great Joy 0/ that Family. > Laft Sunday died at Drumcondra Francis Lucas, Efqj Reprefentative in Parliament for the County of Monaghan* a Gentleman greatly efteem'd. PHILOSOPHY* A P O E M. Addrefsd to the:. Ladies tvko attend Mr: Booth's LeSureSj <^ - in Dublin* By ^"BRICKLAYER. TO Science facred, Mufe^ exalt thy Lays, Science of Nature, and to Nature's Praife ; Attend, ye Virtuous, and rejoice to kfi'ow Her myftic Labours, and her Laws below ; Her Ways above with curious Eyes explore* Admire her Treafures, and her God adore. Behold, ye Fair, how radiant Colours glow. What dies the, Rofe, what Paints the Heav'nly Bow* The purling Shade, the rich refraaed Ray* And all the bright Diverfity of Day. Lo ! here the Magnet's Magic charms the Sight, . And fills the Soul with Wonder and "Delight, In her coy Nature turn* her Faceafide, And mocks the enquiring Sages learned Pride, Herelefs referv'd ihe fhews her plainer Courfe, In mutual Conteftof Elaftic Force, Saving each vital Frame from crirfhing Fate, For inward A3: fuftains external Weig ht, ^ ^ A D V ERTISEM EN T5 are taken in for this Paper, at Lloyd's Coffee-Hoitse, in Lombard-Street.