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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - November 16, 1845, London, Middlesex S a It U U D' a Y, Hovem b e r i6, 1745- Deal, November 14. AIL'D this Morning his' Msjefly's Ships the Mary Gaily, Sqoirrel, and Sheernefs on a Craize. Came "Aav/n l^liis Mlj[dfty'fe ShipSuccefs; and re-I main' with the Norwich, AdmiraJ Vernon r Falkllone> Scipio Fircfhip, � the Dutch Admiral, Supply Hoy. and the Eaft-India Yacht. Wihd ^ gSSi'smaKiftgrD'n^mm^ S.W.byS. '6 The Diligence, Dean, fitm Cork^ is arrived at St. ^ Euftatia. V The Adlington, JRobinfon, From St. Kitts, at London-Si derry. ^ Yefterday arrived three Mails from Holland. 0 Ha�ue, Nov. 18. Another Courier has paffed by here, ^ in bis Way to London: fiut� inftead of confirming the Appearances of an Accommodation between the Empi-efs and the King of PruiSa, we Jfiarn, on the contrary, that her Imperial Maj efty is refolved to leave the Deciiion of their Differences to the Fortune of War. Vienna, Nov. lo. Letters from Italy fay, that there has Jxen a warm Aftion between the Aultrians and Piedmon-teze, and the Spaniards which remained in Alexandria, to the Difadvantage of the latter. It is confirmed from Bohemia, that the Army is in full March to penetrate into Sile. fia, by the Way of Lufatia. According to private Advices from Moravia, the Hannacks, and other Peafknts have been armed in order to oppofe any Invsfion. Munichy Nov. 13. We only wait for the News from London, that the Treaty of Subfidies has been figned, in order immediately to march 6000 Bavarians for the Service of the Maritime Powers. Paris, Nov. ig. They write from Spain, that they are working with all Diligence in the Ports of the Mediterranean, for the Equipment of a confiderable Fleet, which h to fail towards the Streights, to make a Diverfion to th.e Englifh Ship?, which are cruifing continually to prevent the Tranfportion of Troops for Scotland. Brujfels, Nov, 22. All is quiet in thefe Part?, except ^ that the Petty War with the GraiTms ilill continues, who U are very bold in their Excurfions. Lieutenant General ^ Comabe brought hither on the^i 8th 52 Men, witha Cap--r tain and two Lieutenants, who he took at the Caftle of ^ Marienfaut, after having killed five and wounded three. I 0 This Expedition coll us a Lientenant and Dragoon, and a I 2i Lieutenant Colonel of Dragoons was wounded. L O N DON. The Emprefs of RulTia has c?i�H^rder'd 12,000 Men, who are now upon the Fronti^JHBjjcburland, to march at the firft Notice for the SupporPWthe King of Poland. Other Bodies, more in Number than thefe, aie faid to be ordered for the fame ServieCj together with a large Train of Artille y. The Count d'Ormea^ Son of the late Marquis of that Name, is fent by the King of Sardinia to the Court of Vienna, in order to make a true Reprefentation of the State of Affairs in Italy. After pretending to advance lower down tjie Rliine, the f reach, who were crouded up in Spire and the neighbouring Towns and Villages, have entirely evacuated the Em-)!re, and are retired into Alface, the Huflars and other i.ight Troops harralhng them all the Way ac their Heels. Upon this the Troops of the Circles are marching to /ill the Pofts that have beeri alTign'd them, and form a Line all along the Frontiers of the Empire. It is thought thefe Ircops wiH be equal in Number to both the Detachments that have been fent to Saxony, and the Dutch Auxiliaries, who have "been remanded iuto their own Country. Private Letters from Dunkiik to Briiflels fay, that feve-U nl Ships have been lately diipatched from that Port, with ^ Arms and Ammunition for the Rebels in Scotland, and that Q others are continually fending out on the fame Errand. (li A Decree has been publiftedat Madrid, ordering that ^ all Englifh, Scotch, and Irifh Ships which have Commif-'ii fions from the Pretender's youngeu Son, fhall be admitted ^ iato the Ports of the Spanilh Monarchy, in the fame manner as they were admitted there before the War between Spin and England, The Emprefs of Rulfia has dcelared to the King of Pruf-fia, that, tho' Ihe is dt-firous to live ilill in Harmony with hisPrulIian M^jefty, (he cannot avoid -Ending- Succour to the King of Potand, on Account of the Invafion threaten'd V the Pr'nlTian Troops. A Courier has arrived at Mit:au^ the Capitalof Courland, wiicfe Difpatches require a free falTage for tho.'c Auxrliaries. Valenza having furren iered tO' the Spaniards, the King f Sardinia has fince marked out a naw Camp b^yveeri Chlerj And Cafliglione. The Garrifon of Valenza abart-donM the Place in the Night", bteing unable to defend it longer, the Enemy having made a very large Breach. They crofTed the Po in the Night unperceived, leaving arily about ICQ ftck and wounded, with 40 Pisces of Brafs Cannon, 20 of Iron, and 7 MortB,rs. Prince Charles of Lorrain feems aftually preparing for a frefli Invafion of Silefia, fome of his. Troops having entered that Dutchy, and the rdl advancing towards it. This has greatly alarmed the Court of Berlin, whence the King has aftually fet out again for the Army, which is affem-bling with all Expedit;oni 1 he Pruiliijns give outj that they can bring together 60^000 Men in two Days, and that a Party of their I roops have already entered /VJoravia. Notwithftanding the Winter-Campaign that feems to be marked out in Sikfia, the Miniftry of Vienna are faid to have refolved to fend 20^000 Men into Italy, Troops arrive daily at Mantua, and there feems a Rcifolution of pre-ferving the Auftrian Dominions in Lombardy. Count de Woronzow is fet out from Dreiden to Vienna; in order to profecute his pacific Commiffion. The PrufEan Ar ry in the Dutchy of Magdebourg is re-affembling, as well as that in Silefia; and the 12,000 Auf-trians under Count de Grune, who were detach'd from the Rhine, have been j)in'd by a Body of Saxons. Extra�i of a Letter from Skipton, in Torkjhire, Nov. li. * We have been alarmed every Day with the various ' Accounts of the Movements of the Rebels in the North; ' -1 hey have been at Moffat, Dumfries Ecclefeighing, * and 1 don't know how many other Placesj and have been ' feveral Days ago expedled at Penrith and Kendal, and * even here. This Day we had Advice, that they dif-' patch'd Orders to the Mayor of Carlifle, to find proper ' Quarters for gcoo foot and 6coo Horle, and a large ' Body of them advanced to the Scots Gate, but being re-' fufed Entrance, and the Guns of the Caftle ordered to ' fire upon them, they thought it neceffary to retreat to ' RawclifFe, and the other Towns, whe.e they had before ' halted. They we; e reported to be very numerous, but ' this Day by a Letter frem Appleby-Caifle, we are told * that this Body near Carlifle conlifts of no more than loco ' Men, and that a larger Body of'about 4000 lies about * Kelfo, and the reft near Edinburgh. * General Blakeney, by the AMance of fome Veflels ' in the Frith, has, with a Body of his Men from Stirling- * Caftle, demolifhed their two Forts lately ereded to le-' cure their Paffage over the Frith. Marlhal Wade is Hill ' near Newcaftle. The Cumberland Light-Horfe have ' taken a Prifoner, who by his Appearance, feems to be a * Perfon of Diftindlion, and lent him to Newcaftle. Ntvjcaflf, Nov. io. By undoubted Intelligence, the Rebels appear'd Yefler-day Afternoon fxing Carlifle between tlie Englifh and Irifh Gates. The.Caftle fired about 30 Guns about two o'Clock, but with what Succefs we know not. Several Guns were likewife heard to this Place this Morning between One and Three; all Intelligence is now ftopt between Carlifle and this Town. We hear from York, dated Nov. i r. That yeo of the Rebels have deferted the Chevalier upon Marlhal Wade's Proclamation.-Wh?n the Rebels were drove from Carlifle, they march'd towards Langtown and Brampton in Gildfland. We hear that the private Men in the Chevalier's Service were for giving tlie King's Forces Battle, but the Officers were not willing. One of our Spies that was placed at Jedburgh to obierve the Rebels in their March from that Place to Kelfo, fays they are no more than 4500 Foot and, 500 Horfb, all compleatly arm'd, fome of the Horfcs good, others not fo j and that the young Chevalier was in a, Highland Drefs well mounted On a Bay Horfe. There was alfo 1900 Men with the Artillery, whkh confifted of 19 Pieces of Cannon. Upon the whole he reckons them to be 7000 effeftive Men. Newcaftle, Nov. 12. As we are not made acquainted with the Contents of any ExprefTes, or a Certainty of News, that come from the Rebels,- we are not able to judge otherwife of their Courfe than by the Motions of our own-Army; frem which we may conclude, that the Rebels are march'd to the South of Cailifle 5 for this Morning the Train of Artillery fet out from hence towards Durham ; and 1 hear the whole Army hii Orders to foUpw Southward To-morrow Morning. Extras of a Letter from Penrith, Nov. il, 174?. �. The Rebels were this Morning before'Carlifle, which < is 16 Miles Diftance from us j but about 11 o'Clock * left the Siege^ and went over Warwick-Biidge, or elfe ' into Scotland, but we are not out ofFearof their coming * this Way again. ExtraB of a Letter from Kendal, N-.v. 13. * The Rebels having fent two of their Officers to fum-mon Carlifle to furrtnder, and provide i^aners and other NecefTaries for their Troops, the Goverh&r wifely and biavely ordered the Mdfengers to Goal. Fin(*m� they did not returnj a large Body advanced to the Cit}', acid on Sunday and Monday opened treir Trenches before it, in full Hope of taking it by Force : But by the Refolu-tion and vigorous Behaviour of the Governor, Garrifon', Militia and Inhabirants, they were Yefterday obliged to abandon their Enterprife, a'd retire Northwards, with the Lofs of a great deal of Baggage, and a great Num- -...... yen macs i\ .r.. irom cucnce. lis further added, but not with fuch Cercaintv, that they have loft a great Part of their heavy Baggnge, and ail J^'''^ Artillery in endeavouring to pafs Solway Sands ; Thefe ^andj lie at the Mouth of the River Efke, eight Miles beyond Carlifle, and in the dirctJl Road fr.;m Car- -line to Dumfries. At-low Water they are very hard and ' firm, but as fcon as the Tide flows thry grow foft and fpungy, or Quickfands, fo that any heavy Weight eifily finks down m them irrecoverably : Their Breadth is from three to four Miles and in Nip-tides one may ride crols ^ them at Le fure ; but in Spring-tides a prudent M n, who IS acquamted with their Nature, will make the beft Speed he can ; for the Tides ruftics in like a Torrenr,' Extraa of d L^tt. r froih Hajdon-Brid^e, near Bexkah^ Nov. II.  The Rebels laid llcge to Ca.lifle laft Saturday, and this Morning, and attack'd the City in fevcrai Places. At tl.-e Englifti Gate they thought to have fcai'd theWalls ; blit met with fuch a warm Reception from the City that they were oblig d to retreat, with the Lofs of a great man/ Men. Butcher Gate was all cover'd with dead Bodies.- The Rebels ereded two Batteries one,at Herraby Hil', and the other at Stanwix.-The Attack this Morning was thought to be the brifkcft 6ver known; It is reported ^ that during the Engagement there were about i p Women ^ b.ire Arms, and behaved in a moft furprizing manner.-� Fire ceafed this Evening, and whether the CJty is taken, O or the Rebels fled, is not yet known, by Realbn cf a *^ great Fog, which has prevented any Pefions coming to *n this Place.' ^ There are many Letters in Town, which confirm the Account of the Rebels lohng fome of their Cannon in tl e Sands; ahd particularly, the only tattering liece they had. Yefterday fix Barges loaded with Hay fell dow'n from the Tower to Deptford, to be put on board the Tranf-ports th^re, who are to fail for Williamlladt, to bring oVcr the Life Guards, and the Remainder of theBritifh Hcrfe. Letters from Hampftiire mention, that they have already raifed 800 Men, who" are to be commanded by his Gracii the Duke of Bolton ; and that 1800c 1. is already fub^ fcrib'd,- to pay t .em. This Morning all the f^ot Guards; riot oh Duty, are ordere4 to appear on the Parade in St. James's Park. Yeflerday feveral Officers fet out for the Army no'-sf marching tow, ards Lancafliire; the Rendezvous of which is faid to be on the 26th. On Thurfday laft in the Forenoon there was a Meetlrg of the Lord Lieutenant^ Nobility, Gentry, Clergy, and Freeholders of tiie County of Effex, at the Bedford-Arms Tavern in the Littl^' Piazza,- Covent-Garden, to corifuit of the moft effetftual Meafures to be taken in order to fup-prefs theprefent unnatural Rebellion; when Geo. Scv tt, of Woolfton-Hall in the faid County, Efq; Matter of Kns, and Fellow Comiioner cf St. John Baptill's College, Oxon, made an elegant and proper Speech on the Occafion,_ in which he took an Opportuhity of mentioning the UniVer- ^ fity of Oxford with great Refpe ft; The St, Martin's Scheme having been attended with fuch great Succefs ..fome Gentlemen living in other Places have, been defirous to contribute to fo good a Defign And, that all fuch Perfons may have an Opportunity to aflift m fo ufeful an Undertaking, Attendaric^ is given every Day, at the Veftry Room pf the faid Pari'fti, from Eleven to One, to receive Subfcriptioiis and Contributions; which no doubt will be generoufly made, frcrm many Quarter i for a Service fo' very necefliiry at this Perilous Jundurc; and which furnilhes a Defence the moft fpeedy; and the moft to be relied qn, beyond all Compirifon. Some Days ago died, at his Seat in Lancafliire, tlie Right Hon. the Lord Molneux, a Roriian Catholick. Laft Night died, at his Lodgings ift Lambeth Malh, Mr;' Clayton, a Scarlet-Dyer, reckon'd rich". ADVERtiS'EMENTS ardtakeii in for this Paper, ac Lloyd's Cqfeee-House, in. Lombard-Street. 0 �� It' C Ho Arbitrary Power. ;