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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - November 11, 1845, London, Middlesex The General MONDAY, Nov EMBER II, 1745. Z>#/, November 9. -EMAIN 'in the Downs his Majefty's S)iips?Nor,wi�h; Adttiirtd Vernon; Pearl, "Fotkftone,. Sheemefs, Squirrel, Vulnire, and Hornet Sloops, Scipio Firefnip* and the Dutch Admiral. Wind E.byN. L O N D O N. From the London Ga?�tte. Whitehall, Nov. 5. By Letters of the 3d Inftant from ft Berwick, there are Accounts, that upon the 27th palt, a rrj Parry of the Rebels had been at Glaigow, to demand the old Subfidy for the Tobacco brought in feven Ships, and juft. then landed at Greenock,which amounted to 10,0001. S er inrr: That they had alfo demanded three Years Ex-r\ cile upon the Small:beer, which likewife amounts "to 10,000 Pounds Sterling : That npon the 3 ill pail, 200 fmall Carts, ^ in which were fix Field-pieces, Ammunition, Small-arms, Z kc. lately landed at Montrofe, and which came over the Firth at Hagen's Nook, patted by On the Weft Side of Edinburgh, and went to Dalkeith, attended by two confi-derable Bodies of the Rebels : That the Pretender's Son left Edinburgh about Six/that Evening, and came the Length of Pinkie, abou/four Miles to the Eaft of that City", with thofe of th/Rebels called the Life-Guards, and lay there thatN$GgKf: That all their Baggage, fix Pieces Six-pounders, and one Fie d-piece, c^tfas to be lent off that Night or the next Day to DalueitryWid their whole Army to follow at the fame Time : Thrff about one o'CIock, upon the ill Inilant^thePretender'sSon proceeded toDaikeith, from which Place a Body of the Highlanders, who called tkcmfelves the Advanced-Guard, marching that Evening to Pennycock, and another to Loan-Head, both which Places^ are at a fmall Dillance-from Dalkeith, upon the Road leading Wcfhvari to Peebles, Moffat, Oirlifl*-, &c. Thofe advanced'Parties gave out, that their whole Army was to follow them the next D y : That the Pretender's Son was to let out from Dalkeith' upon the 3d, and that they were to march through Aunandale to Carbfle : Tnat the better to difguife their Motions, Billets for Quarters had been lent to Mufielburgh, Fifneraw, Inverafk, Preftonpans, Tranent, Haddington and other Villages upon the Eafl-Roau to Berwick, whilit confidence Numbers were to march by Night to the Weftward : That they had along with them above 150 Carts and Waggons full of Baggage, befides great Numbers of Baggage Horfes, and that they gave out that their Intention was to proceed directly into England, to endeavour to flip by the Troops under Marina! Wade, and to get into Lancafhire. Whi:thai!, No-v.%. By Advices from the North of the 5th Inftant, there are Accounts, that the Rebels were ^ marching Southwards towards Langton aud Cavlifle, as was fuppofed, in three different Columns, the Wefteruioft of which was thought to be their main Body by the Pretender's Son being with them, who was to take his Quarters at Brougbtcn near Peebles, being the Houfe of Murray hi* Secretary. The middleColumn marched.by Lauder, Selkirk, and Hawick", and the Eaftemmoft Column by Kelfo. Marfhal Wade was at Newcaftle upon the 5th, ar.d upon Advice of the March of the Rebels Southwards, had countermanded the March of the Army under him to Berwick. Several Companies of Foot, as alfo the Baggage of feveral Regiments landed at Berwick, had Orders to march to Newcaftle and to join their Corps. Lord Kill-marnock, who ftlles himfelf Colonel of a Regiment of 1 iorfe, had lent a Summons upon the 3d Inftant to the Pro-vcit of Kelfo, for furnifhing Quarters and Provifions for 4CC0 Foot and ioco.Horfe of the Rebels, requiring him alfo to fend the fame Orders to the Magiftrates of Woojler. That cn Saturday the 2d, General Gueithad made a Sally from the Caille of Edinburgh, and feized about 2000 i.'iaves, which had been provided for, and were to befent Mcer the Rebels, 'who had" with them, as it was faid, only four Days Provifions when they marched. The two Regiments of Dragoons of Hamilton and Ligonier were polted at Wooller, Whittingham, &c. to obferve their Motions: They are under the Command of Colonel Tigonier. The ALnhal had ordered the Regiment', who had been quartered in Newcaftle fince their Landing, to join and encamp v-r.h the other Forces upon the 6th. The Horfe andDra-j.o as c. ntinued at Durham. The left Column of theRe-i'^ii rn .relied upon the 3d Inftant from Dalkeith and.New-iy ".tie to Lauder. The Number of the Rebels who were at Peebles upon the fame Day amounted to between Four and >^h'e Thoufand, with 150 Cart-loads of Baggage and fome �j -rtllery. Other Letters mention,'that theFrench Arm?., 0^ Ammunition, Baggage, Sec. landed fome Time fince at Montrofe, had been brought to Perth, from whence Horfes had been prefs'd to carry it to, Alloway on the 27th paft, q --der Pain of Military Execution ; that Part of the faid 7 ^SSa2e had been ferried over that Night, which was con-H tinued the Monday and Tuefday after ; but that General Blakeney having had Notice, that the Rear of the Men v'ho conductedir, was topaf over on Wednefday Mornino-, tad difpatched Capt. Abercrombie with Ibme Soldiers and Countrymen to attack them , which they accordingly did, woui.Jed fome, took feveral Pri ("oners, ibme Cows, Horfes, and a great deal of Baggage, Arms &c. with foroe Mo-and great Quantitieso-f Letters: That all thefe were ht into Stirling-Caftle between feven and eight at I'iiat it was reported, that there were 24 French > z ney. brou>: Engineers along with the faid Baggage, &c. and that Glen-Syle, with 150 Men and .7. Piece* of. Cannon that had beeii mounted on the Highlanders Battery at Alloway, was to take Poffeffion of the Caftle of Down, five Miles '"v-nd Stirling, and that General Blaney was preparing to �:"^ck them there. Whitehall, Nov. 9. By an Exprefs juft arrived from the North there is an Account, that a Quarter-Mafter from the Rebel-Army was come the 5th. Inftant to Moffat, to demand Quartets for 2000 Foot and 600 ;Horfe. N.B. The above Accounts, pub/ijbed by Authority, art agreeable to our -Northern Letters, '&c. iricert'ed on Saiurddg lafi. ' This Morning General Legonier, will fet out for Lancafhire, accompanied by feveral Ferfons of DiftincTion, to take upon him the Command of the Army intended for the Security of that-Part of England ; which Army is to con-fin of the following Regiments, viz. F O O T. Col. Sowle's, Lord SempellV, Col. Skelton's, Lord Gower's,  Col. Howard's, Duke of Montague's, Col. Bligh's, Earl of Hallifax's, Col. Dowglafs's, Marquis of Granby's. Col. Johnfon's, HORSE. Duke of Montague's, " Four Troops of General Duke of Kingfton's, Legortier's, And Earl of Cholmondeley's general Bland's Dragoons. On Saturday laft frx Vv aggons' loaded with Arms were fent from the Tower for Chefter, to "be ready for his Majefty's Service. * On Saturday laft a Proclamation was publifhed, ordering a General Fail to be obferved throughout England, on Wednefday the 18th Day of December next. On Saturday Morning Mr. Carrington, one of his Ma-jefty's Meifengers, aflifted.by a ConfLbie, took into Cul-tody one Morgan, a Scotch Romifh Prieit: On examining his Papers, which were alio iciz'd, it appears that many Thoufand Pounds have been trun-'mittcd through his Hands to'the Rebels, and many of the Perfons are diicover'd that have been concern'd in the iniamous Contribution. The Dragon, Weftwood; from Plymouth to Dantzick, is taken by a French Privateer, and carried into Dunkirk. On Friday laft a great Quantity of unwho'efome Meat was feiz'd in Rofemsry-lane, which is order'd to be burnt by the City Marfhals, near the laid Place. This Day the Corpfe of the Lord Harry Manners, Brother to his Grace the Duke of Rutland, is to be carried out of Town, to be interr'd in the Burial Place of the Family in Rutlandfhire. Yefterday was married Captain Webb, of Col. Dowglafs's Regiment, to Mifs Croft, Daughter of Mr. Cn.it of Barnab/-ftrcet, Southwark, a very agreeable young Lady, with a considerable Fortune. On Saturday laft died in Ratcliff Highway, Mr. John Dart, formerly an eminent Sugar-baker, reckon'd very rich. On Saturday laft a Man was committed to- Bridewell by Sir Thomas De Veil, on the Oath of a Sadler in St. Mar-tin's-lane, on Sufpicion of having felonioufly taken a Bridle with Silver BofTes and Buckles, and a Saddle, which he of-fer'd to fell the faid Sadler for half a Guinea, but was flopt by him ; and then he pretended be found a Horfe without a Rider in Holborn, from which he took thefe Things. It is a Black Gelding, and is fecured. Yefterday Morning .an Oftler, at the Bull and Gate in Holborn, carelefsly firing a Mufket that wds charg'd with Grape-fhot, dangeroufly wounded the Son of Mr. Walker, an eminent Brazier in that Neighbourhood. This Accident i3 the more melancholy, as his other two Children lay dead in the Houfe at the fame Time of the Small-pox. Chatham, Nov. 7, ii^y MINUTES of the Court-Martial, on Board the London Continued. ' The Court, purfuant to an Order from the Lords Com-' mifiioners of the Admiralty, to Sir Chalor.er Ogle, dated ' the 11th of September, 174,, proceeded to enquire into ' theCondudi of Capt. John Ambrofe,who commanded his * Majefty's Ship Rupert, at the Time of the Engagement ' between his Majefty's Fleet, and the Combined Fleet of ' France and Spain, off Toulon in the Mediterranean, on ' the 1 ith of February, 1743 ; and he was Tried for the ' fame, upon a Charge.prepared againft him by the Profe- * cutors for the Crown. And the-Court having exarain'd * all the Witneffes, as well in behalf of the' Crown, as in * behalf of the faid Capt. Ambrofe.; and the Court hav-' ing duly considered and weighed the Matter on both ' fides. It appeared to the Court, that quickly after the. ' Admiral bore down, the P^upert bore down alfo, and ' kepToearing down fometime after the Admiral brought * up. That when the Rupert brought up there was no ' Ship of the Enemy properly in the Line for her to engage ' in regard there was a large Opening between 'the Re^l � and the five Sternmoft Ships of the Enemy, then coming � up. That afterwardsthe Rupert bore down towards the ' Enemy's Line, and began to engage the Headmoft of ' the five Ships of the Enemy; and coatinued engaging her * and the Second, till Admiral Matthews in the T D R U R Y-L A N E, Not Afted thefe Ten Tears. Bf His Majefty's Company of C'or,i'ediq