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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - October 16, 1845, London, Middlesex The General Advertiser. -5m WEDNESDAY, October 16, 174*. Deal, Ottobcr 14. ' '5 >. EM A IN in thr Flintfhire, and Edward Williams, for the Town of Flint. Yefterday came Advice, that the Exchange, Wafho-rough, from Briftol and Cork, for Jamaica, is taken by the French and carried into Mtirtinico. Alfo, that the Abraham Brig. Gybute, from Barbadoes, i=carriedd into St. jean do Luz. .Velieiday was married at Neivingcon, Captain Le?, a Captiin in General/Wade's Regiment of Horfe, to M.fs Biocdvvorth of Peckham, an agreeable young Lady with a Fortune of 3000 Yellerd iy Morning died Sir William Billers, Knt. and Alderman of Cordwamers Ward, who was Lord Mayor of this City, in the Year 1735'. We hear he will be fuccceded as Alderman by Edward' Ironhde , Efq; an eminent Barker in Lombard-ftreet. .VJondjy Night ditd at Mr. Kniglu't, an Upholfter in read-itreet. Mils Elizabeth Loft, unly Daughter of the - Lo/t, Ffq; of B lion, in Lincolnfhire, a Lady, pcffefh'd or jc,oool. Fortune, which fhe has left to her only Brother Laft Friday d e.i at Wybwnby in Chefhire, Richard P-ggot, hfq; a Gentleman p.-fMs'd of a large Eftat?, emi-n-.-t.-r fr.r his Virtae, Religion, and Loyalty; hi s Death is much lamented by the Vojr and N;ceftitcus foi hiscxtenfive Charity and Bcmvulence. Yellerday feveral eminent Diflillers were tried before the Con; nifii'jners of the Excife for retailing of Spiritous in lefs Quantity than two Gallons, when for Want ot iufhe-ent Evidence their Informations were difmiffed. We are informed that the Report of a noted Inn-keeper of Hcunfbvv being takeo jnto Cullody, has no real Foundation, Ye.:erd:iy .Morning one Wilfi.-mi Kent, a Brick-layer's Labourer, wi.o wa> at Work in Biihopfgaie-ftfeet, had the '''hifenune to (all down with Part of a Scaffold, upwards of hfey Foot fram the Grcu-nd, by which his Skull was frac-:fi;c.s his being otlierwife much Hurt. He was im- Bre?. lare � youns U 0 n z lar 0: i>ie;!L:c-:y carri-'J to the London-Infirmary, in Goodman's- j'uhi-. ;o be taken Car** of--' I'is remarkable tlint this i - the thirteenth 1'erfon with a fraclur'd Skull, who has been c-rlsu u that Inlhrnary in about four Months. VfflerJsy died aged Sixty-three of a lingring Ulnefs the F�dy oi tj.V vVilliaiii Snuth, at hio Houfe at Aldgate. Yefterday John Summers, an Iriihman and a Roman Catholick, was committed to Newgate by Sir John Thcmp-j"�fon, for ipeaking treafonable Words againft. his Majefty by .faying, He would fight for the Pretender, and tumid /fend the lajl Drop of his Blood in Support of his Caufe, and alfo for the whole Family. As was likewife Willhm BradOiaw, a,Carman, to the fame flace, by the Right Hon..the Loid Mayor, for willfully and felonioufly criving a Cart over one John Love-day, an Infant about two Years of Age, in Bedfordbury, thereby bruizing him in fo terrible a Manner, that he in-ftantly died. Chatham, 03. I I, 1745. MINUTES of the Court-MaT*al, on Board the London Continued. ' The Court aifembled as ufual, Captain Edmund Wil-' liamiiwas brought into Court, and Eighteen Witneffes ' were examined in behalf of the Crown, who fpoke to ' the fame Facts as thofe of Yefterday, and in Appearance ! very ftrong againft the Captain of the Rupert ; averting, ' that the Royal Oak bore down to Leeward of the Ru-1 pert, hailed her, defirir.g fhe would not fire at fo-fliam;-1 ful a Diftance, but go with them., ' Thefe Witneffes prove againft the Prifoner that he ' fired without the Reach of Point Blank ; yet they all : agree, that he went down till he bore the Fire of three : of the Enemy's Ship, and was forced to haul off to fave ' his Majcfty's Ship, having'received a Shot in the Head ' of his Main-mail, and another in his Fifh room, which ' occafioned the Ship to make Water. Then the Court adjourned till Monday 8 o'Clock. Monday Oftober the 14//^. ' The Coutt being affembled, the Pieudent ordered the * Marfhal to call in the Prifoner. ' Captain Williams being brought into Court, thirtren * Witneffes were examined for the Crown, which fmifjied ' all that were fummoned to prove the Charge, and whofe ' Depofitions were to the fame Effect as thofe examin'd the ' laft Day's fitting. � Then the Prifoner was told, they had examined all the 1 Evidence they had in Support of the Charge againlt him; * who immediately proceeded to his, by calling ' in one of his Evidences, John Stephem, Mailer of his ' Ship, who opened to the Court a Part of the Battle, ' which had not been mention'd before, viz. Tnat about * 2 o'Clock in the Afternoon of the 11th of hebruary, * 1743, the Royal Oak engig'd the Ship a-uern of the ' Hercules, a fingle Ship in the Enemy s Line, who in a ' litt'e more than half an Hour was beat out of her Sta- * tion, and n^ver more returned into Battle ; that they af-' terwards engaged three or four of the Enemy's Saips, "rj .to their Royal.Highneffes. O The next Day being appointed for his Excellences pub- ""^ lick Audier.ce, the Right Hon. the Earl of Warwick, and .�-t Sir Clement Cottrell Dormer, Knt. Mafter of the Ceremo- ^ nies. with fix Gcnt.'emrn of his Majefty's Privy Chamber, conduced him from his own Houfe to Kenfington in his � Majelty's Ccach, folbw'd as before at the Entry. Hi* Majeliy's Foot Guards then upon Duty were drawn up, and  their Officers faluted his Excellency with Pike and Colour?,  and afterwards with their Hats, the Drum beating a March, .as he pafs'd by. His Excellency was conducted to an A-  partment, and when his Majefty was ready, proceeded to his Audience. He was received at the Guard Chamber  Door by the Right Hon. the Loid Berkeley of Stratton, � Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard, and the Band of the Gentlemen Penfioners lined the Rocm to his Majefty'j Pre- . fence, and at the Poor ofth^e Room of Audience he was  received by his Grace the Duke of Grafton, I,ord Cham- -berlain of his Majcny's Houfhold, and conducted to his � Majefty. The Audience being over, the Ambaffador was re-con-dudltd in the fame Manner, and with the like Ceremonies, to his own Houfe. On Friday the nth, the Ambpftador had his publick Audience of their Royal Flighneffes the Prince and Princefs of W^ks, at Leicefler-Houle, and on Saturday the 12th, of d^Hloyal Highnefles the Princeffes at Kenfington. Admiralty-Office, OEl. 15. o GO �< O Ext rati of a L.-tter from Rear- Admiral War ret?, dated at Louisburgh, July 15, I 745. On the 18th Inilant one of the Cotony Cruizers brought in a large French Schooner from Quebec^ laden with Flower and other Prov^fions. On the 22a a large Ship appeared in the Offing, which I took to be a 60 Gun Ship, and the next Morning, at Day-light, I fent out the Princefs Mary and Canterbury, and had the Pkafure to fee them from the *^ Ramparts, take her without Opposition. She proves to be the Charmante, a French Eaft-lndia Ship, of about roo or fco Tons, 28 Guns, and 99 Men, commanded byM. Nouvel de la Contria, who affufes us, that fhe is (except Mr. Airfoil'.') as rich a Prize as has been taken this War. Extracl cf a Letter frcm Rear- Admiral Warren, dated Aitgufi 1 y 174.;-The' Chefter and Mermaid have brought in here the Heron, a French Fall-India Ship from Bengal, pretty nch. By her we learn, that the Triton is on her PafTage, and that this ii the appointed Rendezvous for their India Trade ; therefore^ is to be hoped, more of them will fall Into our Hands. ' A D V E R TI S E M E NTS are taken No "Wooden Shoes. in for this Papery at Lloyd's Coffee-House, in Lombard-Street, No Arbitrary Power. ;