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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - October 25, 1846, London, Middlesex The General Advertifer. SATU R.ETA Y, October 25, 1 T>eaU Oftober 23. [AILED laiY Night his MajeRy's Ships Briftol, and Litchfield, the John and Elizabeth Tender, and all the Outward-bound to the Weftward ; and this Morning his Majefty's Ships Cambridge, Rochefler, PrincefsRoyal Storelbip, with the Coafters, failed for the River. Remain 9k his Majefty's Ships the Lys and Experiment, Ferret Sloop, and Swilt Privateer. Arrived the Johannah, Whiteway, from Rotterdam, for Oporto. Wind S.S.W. GraveJenJ, 03. 23. Pafs'dby the Elizabeth, White, frcm Rotterdam. ^  Falmouth, 03. 20. Sailed the Granada Bomb, with the Grcencaftle, Emerton ; Bofton Gaily, Clarke ; Prince William, Grout; Ellis, Francis; and Adventure*, Pollard; all for London. Wind N.W. ' Plymouth, 02. 21. Since my laft failed the Advice Man of War, and Scorpion Bomb, with the Tranfports ami Trade for the Downs. Weymouth, 08. 22. Arrived the June, Cromey ;and Dove, Webb, from London. Sailed Speedwell, Brett ; and Edward and Mary, Morrice, for London. This Morning pad by about 60 Sail of Veffels to the Eastward. Otw, 0(7. 22. Laft Night came down from Spit-kad his Majefty's Ship the Fox, with^he following Ships forGuernzey and Jerzey, True Love Tranfport, with Soldiers; Charming Betty, Elizabeth and Mary, and jofeph and Anne, all from Southampton. They are juft bow under fail. the Conqueranf, Dyer, from Liflbon, is arrived at Newfoundland. The Terryl, Collingwood ; and Fanny, Connell, from Ireland, at Scilly. LONDON. On Wednefday laft his Majefty's Ship fee J*ye, Captain Cri'ven, arrived at Briftol from Cape-Breton ; and Yefter-day Morning that Gentleman came to Town with Dif-jSatctfes froin the Governor 0/ Louifbourgh j which we tear bring an Accoujait, that the Place was in good Condition, well provided, the People in Health, ana toot under the leaft Apprehenfions of any Attempts the French nay make on that Place: That a French Merchantman bad been taken, by which they learnt that *he Marquis D'Anville't Fleet was in a very wretched Condition, having loft 2000 of their Land Forces by Sicknefs: That they, had been in a very terrible Storm off the Ifle of Sable, Which had feparated them, and drove fome en fiiore near Nova-Scoti*; which Place it was fuppos'd they inttnded to Attaejc ; but that it was conjeftur'd they muft immediately retnni to Europe. Some priyajc. Letters fay,, that his Majefty's Sloop the Hinchinbrobke fell in with the faid Fleet, the beginning of September, and confirms the above Account, with this additional Circumflance, that the Reafon of our not hearing any thing of tnem in fo long a time fince they departed from Rochfort, was owing to their being drove a great way to the Southward.--What End the French catfld have in fending us, by way of Holland* fo many Cir-cumfrantial Accounts of the Fleet attacking Louiftourgh, ^d being repuls'd, is a Myftery wc pretend not to widerftand. Letter from Plymouth> OBob.ti. t ' Hh Majefty's Slip the Nottingham, Commanded by ' CaptSummarez, is how (Eleven at Night) arrived here, 't and has brought in a French Man of War, call'd the I Mars, of 64 Guns, '(the Lower Tier Brafs) and 500 I Men, which (he took on the 1 rth Inftant, 20 Leagues o.W. of Cape CJear, after an Engagement of about t two Hours, in which Ihe had 40 Men bll'd and wounded j The Nottingham had only three Men kill'd, and 13 , funded. The Mars was one of D* Anville's Squadron, t and was feparated about fix Weeks fince off the Ifle of Sable in North-America. The Crew fay that the French � Fleet were in gerieral fickly.' , The Mars was one of the Ships that took the Northum-fcnand Man of War. p The Lords of the Admiralty have giuen Notice to the JwtDgal Merchants, that the Litchfield Man of War has orders to fail ^with the Ships from the Downs, to join the Squirrel, and Deptford Storefhip at Portsmouth, and pro-c�d immediately from thvnce, with the Trade under thwrConvoy. His Majefty's Ship the Ambufcade is arrived zt Plymouth, and iiis brought in a French Privatter Snow, of 8 Carriage Guns, 8 Swivels, and too Men, whifeh Ihe took on the 19th Inftant off the Edittose. The Fly Privafeer, Capt. Dyke, is arrived at Briftol, from a Cruize, and has brought in two Prize?, viz. the St. Efprit, and the St. John Baptift, both bound from Bayonne to Nantz. TheSamue^ Capt. Dunn, for London, is arrived at Shields, who came from St. John's in Newfoundland the 23d of September, when every thing was well there, nor had they heard of the French being at Placentia. His IRELAND. Dtihlin, OB. id. Laft Tuefday died the Hon. Capt. Foliot Ponfonby, of General Wentworth's Reg:mem of Horfe, and brother to the Right Hon. the Earl of Bes-borough ; a Gentleman much eiteem'd and rcfpe�ted by all his Friends and Acquaintance. By Letters of the 10th Inftant from Loughlarn, we have an Account,that Luke Mercer, Commander of the Bes-borcugh, has feized a Bfig, called the Betty of Crawfords-dike, John M'fseil Matter, laden, with Tobacco, to the Value of 20001. The Lord Bifhop of Cbrke, has Collated the Rev. Dr. Majefty's Ship the Vigilante, Capt. Douglas, was arrived St. John Browne, to the Living of Bandon, in the County therefrom Cape Breton, in order to Convoy the home- of Corke, void by the Death of Mr. William Robin- to fail on the I f�n ward-bound 1 rade to Europe ; which was 10th of O&ober. And the Rev. Dr. Chriftopher Dorinellan, is prefented 1 he above Ship alfo informs us, that a Veffel from Bar- by the Crown to the Living of Dungannon, in the Dilcefe badoes was arrived at Newfound and, who fail'd from of Armagh, void by the JJeath of Dr. St. Pole." thence, under Convoy of two of his Majefty's Ships of 50 Laft Week died at Eiiniskilleh, Mrs. Elizabeth Cathcart, Guns, with the Trade from that Ifland, going to Antigua Wife of Archibald Cathcart, E q; a Gentlewoman of fin- to join the Trade from the Leeward Iflands, who only waited the Arrival of the above Men of War to fail for England.-So that they are expected daily on our Coaft. We have Advice, that his Majefty's Ships the Rupert, and Guernzey, were arrived at Lifbon, from the Straits, on the 10th Inlt.-N S. Alfo, that-his Majefty's Ship the Lynn, with the Delaware, Jolly, for 1 urky, and fome other Ships under her Convoy, were'well off Liffeon the 10th ult. The Hope, Simpfon, for Lancafter, is ftranded near Narva. Yefterday his Grace the Duke of Leeds arrived in Town from his Seat, in Hertfordfliire. to his Houfe in St. James's Square. On Thurfday laft a Difpenfation pafs'd the Great Seal to enable Curtis Wightwick, CI. M.A. Chaplain to the Right Hon. the Lord Ballendine, to hold the Rectory of Bonning-ton, in the County of Kent and Diocefe of Canterbury, to* gettaer with the Reclory of Kenardington, in the iame County and Diocefe. Yefterday the Court fat at St. Margaret's Hill, at which were prefent the Hon. the Lord Chief Juftice Lee, the Hon. Mr. Juftice Wrightv the Hon. Mr. Baron Reynolds, and.the Hon. Mr. juftice Abney. Robert Forbes, a Captain in the Rebel Army, (a Farmer, and Tenant of the Duke of Gordon) was acquitted, k appearing, that he was forced from hia Houfe and Family, and feyeral Times, while at Carlifle, attempted to make bis^Efcape over the Wall, in Woman?* Clothes, by the Afliftance of two young Women, who were to let him down with Ropes, but was always prevented by the Rebei-Guard. James Gordon, a Lad about t6 Years of Age (Son of Charles Gordon, Tenant of the Duke of Gordon) Lieu-tenantin the Train of Artillery, was found Guilty of High-Treafon. Then the Coartadjourn&tin.this Morning, 9 o*Clocki On Thurfday latt Mr. WjHanv Butteffie.d, one of the Beadles of St. Margaret'* P*rifl*, Weftmmfter, and Apparitor to the Dean and Chapter of the Collegiate Church of St. Peter's, was taken fuddenly ill, at his Houfe in Man-chefter-Court, Channel-Row, and expired foon after. On Wednefday laft died at ^romiey, much lamented^ Mrs. Maria Palmer, a Maiden Lady, pofleifed of a good Fortune in Somerfetftiire. Yefterday the Corpfe of Sir Henry Featherftone* was carried from hisHoufe in Southampt#n-ftrtet,B beinterr*d in the Family Vaek at SaffronWalden in Eflex. Wednefday "Night died at her Lodgings in Swallow-ftreet, Mrs. Sufannah Smith, a Roman Catholic Lady, poflened of a large Fortune in Worcefterlhire, molt of which ihe has left to Charitable Ufes. Yefterday died, after a few Days Illnefs, at his Houfe on Bread-ftreet Hill, Mr. Leifter, an eminent Turner 5 a fincere Friend, a good Neighbour, and a Man greatly lamented by all his Acquaintance. On Thurfday Night,laft Mr. Richard Cawfield, of Ber-. wick-ftreet, Soho, was attack'd at the Upper-end of Dean-, [tftre'et, by two Foot-pads, whorobb'd himbi ^Shillingsj and made off undifcover'd. On Faber's Print cf Mrr."WeFFi ncTon; , With Nature Faber's Art contends; But here the Difference lies:- Nature plac'd Language in her Lips, And Fuber in herEyes. High-Water this Day at London-Bridge, at .8 Minutes after 6. gular Virtue and the molt amiable QmlitieS. Monday laft Mrs. Mary Reilly, late of St. Mary's Pa-rilh, was found drowned in a Quarry near Ka'-hfam-ham. Wednefday Lit died Mr. Jarnes Srraugham, in Crofs-Stick Lane^ a great Coal Merchaht, and a Man of a fair Character. Laft Night died at his Hdufe in Meath-Street, Mr. Richard Hale, an eminent Silk-Dyer. We hear th?t there is a Gang of 12 Robbers now out in the County of Kildare, and go armed, with their Faces blacken'dj and who lately r^bb'd the Houfe of one Mr. Dowling, near the Curragh, and carried off upwards of 50 1. and fince that has robb'd the Houfe of one Mr. Ho-gan, near Naas. arid got about 12 1. They ufed Mr. riogan and his Wife in fibemoft cruel manner, by burning them with a red hot Spit, to extort a Confcilion from them. The Cafe of the Duke of Mecklenburgh being often mentioned, among the Affairs of the Empire, and little known at this Time of Day, our Refers may not be difpleafed to fee*