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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - September 3, 1845, London, Middlesex The General Advertifer. Numb, 3370. TUESDAY, September 3, 1745. Veal, September 1. [RRIVED Yefferday in tht Af-ttynoon: his Majefty's. Ships the Norwich, Pool, Fjalkftorie, and Kinfale, from Holland ; and remain with his Majefty's Ships, and the Outward-bound, at in mylaft. Wind E.byN. Gravefend, Sept. i. Pafs'd by the Foxhunter, Hains ; Succefs, Norwood ; Chandois, Kilham ; Mary, Burkin; Princefs of Wales, Harding; and John and Elizabeth, Stephens, from Rotterdam ; Union, Clin-cart; and Lady Mary, Rofe, from Amfterdam ; Dolphin, Robinfon, from Oftend ; Silver Eel, Rulofs, from Eiief-land; .Antwerp Packet, Edwards ; and Jemima, Earl, fr6m MiddTeburgh ; and Sarah, Felborn ; Princefs Louifa, Jacobfon; Anne and Catherine, Hanfon; Peter and,Ann�, Oldfon ; and Ebenezer, Dedikin, from Norway. The Ruby, Saunders, from London, is arrived at Leghorn. The Nelly, Baily ; Lilly, Wallace ; and Lilly's Prize, Andrew, from Glafgow, at Virginia. The Planter,-, from Virginia, at Leverpool. The Pretty Nancy, Jones; and Vernon, Addis, from pool, at South Carolina. The Atalanta, Vavafor, from Briftol and Cork, at Antigua. LONDON. Yefterday arrived the Mail from Holland and that from Flanders along with it, as ufual. Letters from Corfica of the iSth of Augult, N.S. fay, that feveral Englifh Men of War had appeared before the Port of Calvi ; but the Caflle having fired feveral Volleys it them, theyfheered off. According to Letters from Placentia of the 21ft of Au-guft, N.S. fome Companies of Spanifh and Neapolitan Troops have taken up their Quarters in that City, and the Commandant of the Citadel annoys them as much as poffi-blewith his Artillery, notwithstanding a Meffage fent him by Count Gage, defiring him to fpare thofe Troops a little for the Sake of the Inhabitants ; but the Commandant's Anfwer was, that he had Orders from the King of Sardinia to keep his Enemies out of the City. As for the Ci tadel of Tortona, the Spaniards had been battering it with great Fury fince the 18th. They have feized upon Cartel San Giovani, which lies within two Miles of Placentia, and fent Detachments to Borgonuovo, Nibiano, and Bo-bio ; fo that they are a&ually Matters of almoft all the Dutchy of Placentia, in which they raife heavy Contribu tions. The Auftrians and Piedmonteze have withdrawn their beft Effedls from the Modeneze and the Parmezan, and fent them beyond the Po. Advices from Leghorn of the 2 tfl of laft Month, N.S. inform us, that the King of Sardinia's Gallies have taken two Genoefe Barks, laden with Provifions, and that the Englifh have alfo taken a very rich Hambourg Ship, bound from Smyrna to Marfeilles, and carried her into Port Mahon, where the Cargo has been declared a good Prize, as belonging to his Britannick Majefty's Enemies. They write from Rome, that an Englifh Man of 70 Guns for a considerable Time paft has c uizsd off Civita-"Vecchia, flops indifcriminately all Veffels that fall in her Way, andvifits them very carefully ; but the Pope's Gal lies having paffed by that Port, the Englifh Captain treated them with Abundance of Civility, for which the Commanders of the Gallies made a fuitable Return. According to Letters from Berlin, nothing material has happened in Bohemia between the two Armies. As for the Prince of Anhalt-Deflau's Army, it was encamped at Defikau on the Frontiers of Saxony, and a Courier palled thro' Berlin the 3d Inft. N.S. with the King's ultimate Orders to that Prince. They reckon that Lieutenant-General du Moulin, had already reached the Confines of Lufatia with a Body of feveral thoufand Men, feeing he pafled by Friedberg in Silefia, on the 23d of Auguft. ExtraQ of a Letter from Francfott, Sept. 6, N.S. ' The Count de Hohengoltern, firft Embaffador from � the Elector of Cologne, arrived here the 2d Inftant. The * next Day, the Eighth Pieliminary Conference was held at * the Romer for the Election of an Emperor, and it was 4 unanimoufly decided by the Minivers of Mentz, Triers, * Cologne, Bavaria, Saxony and Hanover, that the ' Ele&ion mould come on the 13th Inftant, at the fur-� theft. The Br2ndenburgh and Palatine Minifters entered * a new Proteft againft this Refolution, couched in the � ftrongeft Terms, declaring that if due Regard is not paid � to their Representations, a Seceflion, and the direft Cala- * mities, will be the Coufequence : But the other Minifters * having agreed that no Notice mould be taken of new ' Protefts, they rejected this laft, and concluded again that * the 13th mould remain fixed for the Day of Election. ' Baron Weflenberg, fecond Embaffador from Saxony, ar-' rived here the 4th Fnllant.  This Day it was proclaimed with the ufual Ceremonies * that Monday the 13th Inftant is the Day fixed by the * Electoral College for the Election of an Emperor, The ' Eleftoral Embafladers are to take the Oath prefcribed by ' the Golden Bull the gth Inftant, and the next Day the * Burghers and the Garrifon will take the Oath required * of them on this Occafion. Every Thing is ready here ' for the Reception of the Grand Duke, who will come * into the City the 1 5th. The Elector of Mentz has orde-' r�d his Caftle at Afchaffenburgh to be furnifhed for the * Reception of the Queen of Hungary, who will put up � there in her Way hither. Her Hungarian Majefty has 4 refolved to bring the Archduke Jofeph along with her. ' Our Advices from the Army of the Allies fay, that it * remains in the Neighbourhood of Heidelberg, and that * the Grand Duke detached a few Days fince a Body of � Horfe and Foot, to reinforce General Sommerfeldt's Divi- * fion, which ftill keeps in the Neighbourhood of Biberich ' and Mofbach, in order to proteft the Electorate of Mentz, � againft the French. The Prince of Conti has fent out a ' Detachment of about 20,000 Men, and various Reports, ' are fpread on this Occafion. Some fay that the French are � going to bombard Mentz ; but the general Opinion is, * that this Detachment is only dtftined to facilitate the ' Junction of-the_Ejeinforcements coming from Flanders  to the Prince of Conti.\ Letters from Munich), advife, that the Court has lately received large RemittancesTrom Hanover, and that Meafures are taking to put thejjavarian Troops in Readinefs to march. Advices from Offend of the 4th Inftant, N.S. fay, that the French have taken by Storm Fort Viervoet, and by that Succefs made themfelves Matters of the Sluices of the Place ; fo that they reckoned it mufl furrender by the 7th Inftant Thefe Advices add, that Marfhal Noailles is arrived at Oilend, to give Directions concerning fome Expedition. They write from Bruffels of the 6th Inftant, N.S. that the French ftill occupied their Camp at Lipplo, but it was thought they would foon remove from thence towards Ninove, feeing they are repairing the Roads that lead to this Place. , Count Saxe has demanded an Augmentation of Contributions from the Dutchy of Brabant, the States of which have already met about it, and 'tis faid they have refolved to reprefent to the French General that the Country is utterly incapable of complying with his Demand. Thefe Advices add, that Aeth was not yetinvefted. They alfo tell us. that a little before the Poft fet out, the Duke of Cumberland had iffued Orders for affembling a Body of 5000 Grenadiers, to which will be joined 100 Men out of every Batallion in the Army, one Regiment of Horfe, two of Dragoons, and all the Independent Companies j the De-fign of which Orders no-body could yet guefs. Letters from Antwerp of the 7th Inft. N.S. fay, that the firft Divifion of the Heffian Troops were arrived in the Allied Army, and that the other two Columns were expected forthwith. It is currently reported that the French are embarking a very large Body of Troops at Brelt and St. Maloes, and had put on board fome Veffels near 20,000 Mufkets, and a large quantity of Military Stores, as alfo feveral Millions of Livres ; and that there were feven large Men of War in Breft ready to fail on fome Expedition. We hear that Admiral Vernon having received an Ex-prefs about three o'Clock on Sunday in the Afternoon, failed foon after from the Downs to the Weft ward. On the 30th paft his Majefty's Ships Monmouth, Captain, and Louifa arrived at Plymouth, from a Cruize. On Sunday laft the Royal Yachts came to their Moorings in the River. And 'tis faid when they left Holland one of the Dutch Regiments was actually embarking for Scotland. They write from Hull, that a Dutch Hoy is arrived there from Amfterdam, the Matter of which fays, that on the 24th ult. he met with a French Man of War of 48 Guns, and 250 Men bound to Dunkirk, who was in great want of Provifions. He was on board her at the back of Yarmouth Sands. Laft Wednefday the Refolution, Cartel Ship, fell down the River at Briftol, in order to proceed for Rochelle, with the Remainder of the French Prifoners that were confin'd in the feveral Prifons adjacent to that City, (except about 50 that are left fickat Knowle) The Number on board a-mounted to 250, and they failed the next Morning. On Tuefday laft James Smith, Efq; was elected Sheriff of the City of Norwich for the Year enfuing, to the general Joy of the Inhabitants. On Thurfday laft Jofeph Cotman, Efq; was elected Mayor of Yarmouth. On Sunday laft the Lady of Sir James Dafhwood, Bart, was fafely delivered of a Son and Heir, at his Houfe in Grofvenor-fquare. A few Days ago died, at Offley in Chefhire, Peter Wil-loughby Brooks, Efq; a Gentleman poflefs'd of a plentiful Eltate, and remarkable for his Hofpitality. Yefterday a Man well, drefa'd with Boots on, was thrown afhore on the Banks of Batterfea Fields; hut who he was, or how he came by that Accident is not known. Yefterday a Bailiff's Follower, who had under his Care a Bricklayer, whom he had juft before arrefted, was met by a Prefs-Gang, who imprefs'd them both, and cajried them on board a Tender at the Tower ; where, on Examination, it appeared that both had been at Sea, and therefore very fit to ferve his Majefty. The WAREHOUSE for Morning Gowns and Banjan*-is removed from Pope's-Head Alley, to the Woolpack and Dolphin, Three Doors above Birchin-lane in Cornhlll : Where great Variety of Gowns are kept ready made, of rich Silk Damafks, fine Scotch Plaids, Flower'd Ruffels, Figur'd Grograms, Valluret?, &c. Alfo Banjans of fine Cloth, Duffins, Plaids and DamafJcs. All forts of Velvet-Caps and Safhes.--Note, The Stock of Silk Goods in the faid Shop is to be fold at Prime Coji. This Evening, for the Benefit of Mr. Williams, at thi New Welh near the London Spaw, the celebrated Mr. Morris performs feveral new Exercifes on the Stiff Rope, accompanied by the famous young Giant. Variety of new Songs by Mr. Brett, Mifs Lincoln, and Mifs Vaux, particularly Collin and-Phsbe, by Mr. Brett and Mifs Lincoln; and by Defire will be perform'd the Humours of the Age, by Mr. Williams, a Dance that never was done but once before in England. The whole to conclude with Bacchus and Circe. To begin at 5 o'Clock. SCOTLAND. Edinburgh, Augujl 26. Every Hour we have different and contradictory Reports, from which it is iropoffible to collect the Truth. We are however fure that old Glenargy is actually with General Cope ; and that if there appears to be any Occafion, upwards of 2000 of the well-affected Clans, are ready to join the General in Defence of the Government. It cannot be many Days, before we (hall have Ecclair-ciflement of the whole Affair ; in the mean time Credulity and Diftruft, ought to be equally avoided. On Friday James Rollo of Powhoufe, Efq; was committed Prifoner to the Caflle. The Honourable Magiftrates of this City have ordered, that none mail admit Strangers to lodge in their Houfe without acquainting one of the Captains of the City Guard, with the Names, &c. of fuch Perfons, and that under the Penalty of Five Pounds Sterl. for every Offence. A Gentleman came Yefternight Exprefs from the High-landmen's Camp in Lochaber, but the Contents of his Difpatches are not yet known. The Reports even at our own Doors prove falfe, fuch a� moving the Excife, &c. no fuch Thing having ever been intended. Edinburgh, Aug. 27. We are impatient for fome News which may be depended on from the Highlands; yet little of certainty, as to the Number of Clans in Arms has arrived. A Gentleman reports they are about 1500 or 2000 ftrong, that they have Money hitherto in Plenty, and talk'd big of their Defigns; however it is-thought General Cope will reach them by Thurfday next. It is faid pofitively they have no Cannon. Laft Night Major General Blakeney arrived here from London, and immediately fet out for the Highlands. Lawrence Cragie of Gilgarftoun, Efq; is appointed one of the Barons of his Majefty's Exchequer in Scotland, in the room of Baron Dalrymple, deceafed. A Danifh Ship juft arrived at Leith from Copenhagen, and drove here by Strefs of Weather, fpoke with a Veffel from the fame Port, which came off a few Days later, and aflures, that 12,000 Danes, Horfe and Foot, are actually ready to embark, on the firft Notice, for the North of Scotland, and the Tranfports prepared. IRELAND. Cork, Augujli^. The rich Prizes at Kinfale, would have failed iailed laft Night, but were prevented by a Calm. But as the Wind this Morning is Wellerly, we expect they are gone, and by To-morrow Night, if the Wind conti-.nues, will (with the three Men of War that convoy them) arrive fafely in Briftol; from whence their Treafure will be lent up to London in Waggons. Dublin, Augujl 22. We hear from Belfaft, that laft Thurfday Night Mr. Hugh Johnfon, an eminent Merchant of that Town, was married to Mifs Penelope Johnfon, Daughter of William Johnfon, Collector of Coleraine, a Lady of great Beauty, fine Accomplifhments, and a hand-fome Fortune. The fame Night died there Mr. James Young, the moil confiderable Inn-Keeper in that Town. Jofhua Veatch of Dunrnarry in the County of Cavan, Efq; was laft Saturday married to Mifs Pattifon, Niece to the Widow Ford of Ifland Bridge, a very agreeable young Lady with 1 2001. Fortune. Laft Week Noah Webb of Dunlhaughlin, Efq; was married to Mifs Dallway, Daughter of Robert Dallway, Efq; and Grandaughter of the late-Marriott, Efq; a moll a- greeable Lady, of great Merit, and very confiderable Fortune. A Copy of an AfTociation, recommended to be figned by all bis Majefty s faithful Subjecls in Ireland. WHEREAS a Rebellion is raifed in North-Britain by the eldeft Son of the Pretender, againft our rightful Sovereign King George the Second, to fubvertour Religion and Liberties, and to entail Popery and Slavery upon Us and Our Pofterity. We his Majefty's true Proteftant Subjects, in the County of Doivn and Antrim, having the ut-moit Deteftation of fo horrid an Attempt, do hereby, in the mod folemn Manner, vow to Almighty God, and do pledge Our Faith and Honour to one another, that We will every one of Us, to the utmoft of Our Power, and at the Hazard of our Lives and Fortunes, oppofe all Attempts a-gainft his Majefty's Perfon and Government; and particu# Jarly that abominable and unnatural Rebellion, now carried on, in Favour of a Popifh Pretender. And We da hereby promife and engage to Arm Ourfelves, and to af-fcmble together, from Time to Time, as often as it may be neceffary, to concert Meafures for effecting the Purpofe of this Our AfTociation, the Defence of Ourfelves, Our Religion and Liberties, againft Popery, France, and Arbitrary Power. High Water this Day at London-Bridge at 6 Minutes �ffrr 1 Bank-Stock no Price. India Ditto 175 1 half a 6. South Sea Stock 103 1 4th. Ditto Old Annuities 109. Ditto New 107 1 8th. Three per Cent. Annuities 87 3 4ths. Ditto 1741, 87 3 4ths. Ditto 1743 and 1744, 87 3 4ths. Ditto 1745 87 1 half a 3 4ths. Million Bank 115. Equivalent no 1 half. Royal Affurance 82 1 half. London Affurance 11. -Englifh Copper 5 1. Seven per Cent. Emperor's Loan no Price. Five per Cent. Citiffl ue Pfioii Bank Cif rtiUtinn 5 1. iat, 6