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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - November 15, 1846, London, Middlesex The General Advertifer. SATURDAY, Novem b er 15, 1746. , N u m b. 3742$ Dealy November 13. HIS Morning failed the Hetty, Grigg ; and Fox, Hewitt, from Antigua ; Betfey, Meredith, for Carolina. Remain his Majefty's Ship Centaur; the Swan, and ScoTpion Sloops $ with the reft of the Outward-bound. Wind Eaft. Falmouth, Nov. 10. Since my laft arrived the Richmond, Prefton, from Virginia, for London. Sail'd thcJufFrow Catherina, Smifen, fbrCamp-ve;e. Cowes, Nov. 12. Yefterday failed the Lefley, Stephens, for Madeira and Antigua. Juft now failed through for Spithead, his Majefty's Ship Pool. Southampton, Nov. 13. Arrived the Expedition, Mou- rant J and Double Revenge, -, from Guemzey. Wind Eaft. The Quecnfbury, Smith, from Virginia, is arrived at Kircudbright. The Truroe, Hyder, from Barbadoes, (which was retaken) i^arrived at Plymouth. Yefterday arrived the Mail from Holland. Mikm) Nov. 5. The Ducal Palace is furniftiing by Order of the Court. Count BrownVIndifpofition, which attack'd bim on his Return from Mantua, has had no bad Confequencej and he is now actually thought to be at the Head of the Army On the Varo. From the General Quarters at San Pietro that the Imperial Army has pafled the Vax Without Lofs, and is actually in Provence. Barb, Nov. 14. The Duke da Huefcar having required ti the King, by Order, of hfc Court,, that Martha!-gelle-ifle fliould command the Army in Provence> his Majefty has given Orders for that Pdrpofe, and alfo that the Count de Belleifle fliould attend him. The latter actually fet out on Friday, and the Marflial fets out this Day, accompanied by the Count de Bfeaujou, formerly employed at feveral Courts. We are allured, that Marflial Maillebois will go into Languedoc, and that the King has granted Marflial Saxe a Peofion.of 100,000 Livres. His Majefty has alfo prefented this General with 6 Pieces of Cannon which are now conveying to Chambort, with a Cannonier, ai�d it is faid, that the Regiment of Uhlans will alfo follow the Marlhal as his Guards, and that Barracks will be immediately erected for them. It is whrfper'd, that all this it only a Prelude to the Retreat which Marflial Saxe intends to make, and which fome fay he actually follicits. He was to arrive as laft Night at Fountainbleau. The Parliament of Aix have ordered all the Inhabitants of Provence, between 16 arid 30, to take Arms. M. de Conflans's Squadron is returned-to. Breft, as are alfo the Alcides and Raphael belonging to the Duke d' Anville's Fleet. Three Companies of Soldiers, that were on board the latter, are dead. Conflans has brought with him a Score (more than are mij/fng) of Englilh Merchantmen and a Man of -War. More are ftill expected. Brujftls, Nov. 17.' General Trips is ftill expected at Tongres, and they write from Liege, that, notwithftand-i�g the Proteftation of the Bifiiop-Prince, the Auftrian Troops have extended to the Towns and Villages of that State, even to St. Tron, where they have taken up Winter-Quarters. Their Huffars continue their Excursions on every Side. On the 8th they plundered the Dinant Boa\ and all the Paflengers that were in it, and the next Day they carried off the Cuftom Cheft at Ofmal, and broke alt the Bridges on the Mehaigne. According to the Letters from Paris, a Detachment of 140 Men is to be made oat of each of the Old Battalions of Militia, which ate aflem- bling at Dijon. Arnhe'm, Nov'. 17. Quarters have been afligned for the Heffiarj Troops in this City, as alfo at."Nimeguen and Zutphen. The Prince of Heffe will be there. Amjlerdam, Nov. 19. It is confirmed, that the French have taken feveral Ships of the Antigua Fleet, which they have conducted to Breft, with a. Man of War that wnvoyed them. It is added, that the" Glory, a French Man of War, is arrived at the Ifle of Rhe with an Eng-lifti Ship called the Elizabeth, and a Letter is handed about, written by the Captain of the latter, importing that the French attacked the faid Fleet, on the 39th paft, and took many of them. We hear further, that the two French Men of War, returned from America, belong to the Squadron of the Chevalier Conflans, who left the Merchant Fleet at St. Domingo, without leaving any Men of War ; fo that neither that Fleet, nor the other from Martinico, can return to Europe till the Month of March next with M. de la Mothe, who did not depart from Cha^nte till the 6th Inftant. The Capture of 6 French Merchantmen between St. Domingo and Martinico, by the Englifh, is alfo confirmed. . Hague, Nov. 20. Two Couriers pafled by here Yefterday in their Way from Lifbon to Vienna, who left fome Difpatches with the Baron de Reil'chach, the Imperial Mi-nifter. We learn on this Occafion, that Count Rofenberg was only 5 Days in his Voyage from Falmouth to Lifbon, where there is much Talk of an approaching Accommodation between the Courts of Vienna, London, Madrid and Turin. Friday laft the Minifters at Breda were to have a private Conference. Hague}'Nov. zz. The Great Penfionary Gilles and Lord Sandwich returned hither laft Night from Breda, and*the laft was this Morning in Conference with the Lords of the Government. We are aflured, that nothing has been fettled with regard to the Admiffion of the Imperial and Sardinian Minifters to the Conferences, and there is a Report, that the Marquis de Puy fieux will make a Tour hither. We hear, that Mr. Trevor, the Britifli Minifter, has received Letters of Revocation, in order to take Pofleflion of an important Poft, which his Britannic Majefty has confer'd on him in the Miniftry. LONDON. The French have publiihed an Account of the whole Expedition of the Chevalier de Conflans, who took the Severn, and feveral of our Merchantmen, wherein they tell us, that in his Way from Martinico to St. Domingo, Commodore Lee, with Five Men of War, faw, but did not attack him ; that Admiral Davers, who had alfo Five Men of War, gave him a good deal of Trouble; that'on his Return hertook the Severn, and feveral' Merchantmen j that the Severn had 4 Men WW, 4jkngj^o�fly wounded, and feveral (lightly j and that M. ^GDnijans, who attacked the^SWWh irHh#^�mble, had not a Man either kill'd or wounded.-The Severn was but a 50 Gun Ship, not in the beft Condition, and the Terrible had 74 Guns. On Thurfday Night, the Ball at Court, on account of his Majefty's Birth-Day, was open'd by their Royal Highnefles the Prince and Princefs of Wales. After which his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland, danced with the Princelsof Hefle. His Majefty retired about Twelve o'Clock, and the Compaay broke up about One. Yefterday feveral Sets of Horfes fet out in order to lie on theRoad) to carry her Royal Highnefs the Princefs of Heffe to Harwich, who fets out this. Day; and, we hear, will be accompanied by his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland Part of the Way. This Day his Grace the Duke of Bolton arriv'd at his Houfe in Hanover-Square, from his Seat in Hampshire, for the Winter Seafon.. Yefterday the Submiffion of Admiral^M--e and fixteen other Officers was publickly read Ifcthe Court of C--. P--, in WeftmUfter-Hall, humf%i|giking Pardon of the Right Hon. the Lord Chief Juftice"v#--, on Account of a Scandalous Libel, lately publiQi\J, highly reflecting oh his LordQiip, relating to the Trial between' Sir C-- O-and Lieutenant Frye, \vhichfaid Submiffion was By the Court order'd to be recorded. Yefterday it was reported, that the London and Garland Privateers had taken a French Privateer of 36 fiunsr. and alfo twd Martinico Ships richly laden: Yefterday the Ruffia Merchants waited on the Right Hon. the Earl of ChefterfiekC one of his Majefty's Principal Secretaries of tate, on^fjme particular Affairs relating to that Trade.-His Loreffhip received them with his ufual Good-Nature, and aflured them that he would immediately lay the Affair before his Majefty. Yefterday came Advice, that the Lydia, Thompfon, * from Antigua for- Cork ; and a Ship from London for Lifbon, are taken by the French, and both carried into Breft. We hear that the Hon. James Brydges, Nephew to his Grace the late Duke af Chandos, is appointed firft Lieutenant of his Majefty's Ship the Thetis^ of 50 Guns,-, juft going to be launch'd at Liverpool. The Right Hon. the Lord Chief Juftice Lee, has ap-" pointed Mr. Owen, to be Cryer.of the Courts of King.'s*. Bench, in London and Middlefex, in the room of Mr. Jones, who has refign'd. � , *On Thurfdav hit, a Patent pafs'd the Great Seal appointing Matthew Lamb, Counsellor at Law, to be one of his Majefty's Council Learned in the Law. The fame Day, a Prefentation pafs'd the Great Seal to enable Robert Kinifton, Cl. M. A. to hold the Vicaradge f Weykey. in the County of Somerfer, and Diocefe of ath and WeflsVbeing p~re/ente3 theretol)y*'the"Rig'htH6n. the Lord Chancellor. On Wednefday next the Padouana, a famous Dancer, lately arrived from Italy, is to perform at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane.  . � On Wednefday Night laft died fuddenly, fome time after he went to-bed, Mr. Raven-, an Attorney in Fox-Ordinary Court, in Nicholas-lane near Lombard;-ftrcet. Yefterday Morning died of a Fever, at bis Houfe in Aroen-Corner, Dr. Banks> one of the Pnyfitians of Chrift Hofpitah and a Relation of Sir Henry Marflial^ K.nt. Alderman of the Ward of Farringdon within. . On Wednefday Night died .Mr. Hawkins a Corn-factor at Queen-hith.-He went from his Houfe ia goodi^eakh, to a Tavern, where he eat a quantity of MinTels; and died in a Quarter of ap Hour after he* retum'cf home. . On Thurfday Night, the Shop of Mr. Underwood, a Toyman, in Pall-Mall^ was fet an F-irev by a Squib being accidentally thrown in, but was extinguilh'd without doing ahy confiderable Damage; The fame Night the Shop ef Mrs. Thlreao%eIt, a Silver-fmith, in Rufiel-Court, Covent-Gatdec; was broke open, and robb*d -of Plate to a eonfiderable Value. On Thurfday Night laft, the Shop of. Mr. Philips, a Poulterer, in Angel-Court, Weftminfter, was robb'd of upwards of Forty Fowls ; the Villains did not break the Shop open, but found means to unlock the Door. The Mowd, Mawfon, fttnri Stockholm, for Hull, fail-'d from the Sound, on the 2d Inftant, in Company with John Cocke, and three Sail more; "John Malon was to fail from the Sound on the 3d. Letter from Plymputh,. Nov. 11. ' Since my laft came in Admiral Anfon's Prize, the Spa-' nifh Advice-Boat, which be took on the laft Cruize. .� Laft Night wa& ordered out from hence, the Fortune ' � Snow of War, and one other Snow of War, which were ' � going into Torbay, after a French Privateer,, that had ' taken a Sloop off that Place ; but the Fortune ran on a ; * Ledge of Rocks, at the Mouth ef the Sound, and was' ' oblig'd to cut her Mafts away ; fo that the Privateer is ' reprieved for fome Time. The Prihee Rupert Man of * War,, with the Ships bound to the Eaft, continue ftill * here. Whereas many Perfons who were concern'd in former Lotteries, with Mr. RICHARD SHERGOLD, (Printer to the Honourable the Xlommijfioncrs of the State Lotteries) at his Office in Pope's Head-Alley, over againft the Royal-Exchange, Cornhill, had very -good Succefs in purchafing of him the firft five Tickets that were drawn.ap outof ten Tickets^ or a greater or lefler Number of Tickets, .probably they may |be "defireus to be concern'd with him, in the like manner in the prefent Lottery. Therefore this is to acquaint the Publick, that the faid R.Shergold, wjll now* difpoft of Tickets in the fame Method, which is confidera-^ bly more to the Profit of the Adventurers, than in tfte commfon-way '^frpuicltafipg-^of Trcfegtsras �hall be exported to fuch Perfons as may be pleas'd to call rft his Office for that PuFpofe. AH Lottery Bufinefs i3 tranfact?d at the faid Office; with the greateft Care and Punctuality ; Money paid for Blanks and Prizes, Navy and Victualling Bills* Annuities for Lives, and all Government Securities are bought and fold by Commiffion. COUNTRY-NEWS.,: / York, Nov. it. Laft Saturday the {following Eleven Rebels were drawn from the CalUe of York to Tyburn, tvheie they weie liaugM'^tn^mtfiBr^heifSodies opeo!d, their Hearts taken out and burn'd : TheirNames were David Row, Archibald Kennedy, Thomas M'Gehnis, John M'Gregor, Simon M'Kenzie, John M'Lean, JamesThomp-fon, and Alexander Parker, all Scotchmen and Proteftants : John Endfwprth,. and William Hunter, both EnghQmjen andPapifts; and Michael Brady, an Irifti Papift.-- They behavedSvith great Courage''and Decency, not .in the feaft daunted, 'pSt-ricnlarly' David "R6w,, whd forgave his Enemies, a^d declared he 'died' in Peace and Charity with all Men : They fung a Part of the 23d Pfalm, and feem.ed all very prudent.-A Reprieve came on Friday to Sir David Murray, and Forty more (whofe Names we formerly mention'd) and on Saturday Morning a Reprieve came to Alexander M'Lean, who was to have fuftersd that Day.*-There were no Papers difperfed but an in-fignificaht one by Endfworth, declaring himfelf a Papift.**- A D V ERTISE M IL N TS are taken in tor this Paper, ^Li^d's Coffbe-Hovse, in Lombard-Strfct. ) ) c ;