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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - September 11, 1845, London, Middlesex The General Advertifer, Maui, $377, WEDNESDAY, September ii, 1745- Dtal, September 9. lEltiAIN his Majefty's Ships the Royal George, Admiral Vernon, Sandwich, Admiral Byng ; Prince Gebrge, the St.Gcogge, Puke, Dover, and Kinfale, tfte Vulture, 4�tna and Scipio Firefhips j alio Admiral Hooft, with fi*e Dutch Men of War, and all the Outward-bound Merchantmen. Sail'd his Majefty's Sloop Lizard for the River, and the Weazel on a Cruize. Came doton the Bacchus, Cobb, for Lifbon ; John, Watfcn, for Chichefter. Arrived the Diamond, Goatly, from Leghorn jthe Jafon, Fawdry, from Barbadoes ; and Kitty, Graves, from Plymouth, for Rotterdam. Wind N.N.W. The Expedition, Englifh, from London, is arrived at Maryland. The, Two Friends, drr; and Indian Queen, Read, from Soatn Carolina, at Kinfale. The Recovery, Coats, from Liverpool, at Plymouth. The Friendship, Forftall, from Antigua; and theAngtl Eliza, Vafterdt, from Oporto, off Dover. Extracl of a private Letter from Amfterdam, dated September 17, N S. * Some of our Politicians would fain perfuadeus to look ' upon the Election of the Grand Duke, to be King of the 1 Romans and Emperor, as the Ep^cna of a more bloody ' War than that we have hitherto fecn. They fay, a Re-' port�-a? indeed fpread, for fame Days pair, that the King " ' of Pruffia would accommodate Matter* with the Queen * Hungary, and that his Pruffhn Maji-fty was inclined to ' give his Vore for the Grand Duke ; but the rallity of ' mi,- Report now appears, fince it is certain, nocwith-� Handing what had been laid in elm Cologne Gazette, that ' the Fi'ft Pruffia:i AmbafTador never came to francfcn, ' and that the Second lef: it the Evening before the Elec 1 '.ion, as did alfo Count de Schaefberg, the FirU Palatine ' Minifter ; fo that there was net any Body to reprefent 1 either of thole two Princes. * ' They do not pretend however to affirm, that there is * not a Negociation upon the Carpet to engage the King ' of Prufiia to an Accommodation ; tho' to this Day we  have no real Foundation for fuch an Opinion, fince it is  chiefly conjrftured upon the Inaclion in Bohemia : It is � natural to think th;s Monarch, notwithstanding his Ma-� nifeftos and Proteitations, which breathe nothing but � Vengeance, Fire, and Blood, has more Wifdom than to ' play the Part of Orlando'Furiofo,.and take upon him to  ftruggle alone againft the whole Germannick Body, un-  der the Direction of the Houfe of Auftria, which would * infallibly crufh him in the End. � But even if the King of Pruffia mould make his Peace, ' after all the Steps he has taken, what couid refult from � hence but a new Scene of Operations ? The Queen, up- * on the FJevation of her illuftrious Confort to the Impe-' rial Dignity, might infift more than ever upon the Cef-' fions fhe had been oblig'd to make to his Pruffian Ma-' jefty. This Equivalent fhe would be apt to look for in � Lorraine or Alface, and upon ihefe Provinces her Armies � would fill, while the Contingents of the Circles kept at * Bay the French Army on the Rhine, and prevented its  croffing that River. Some affirm, that Part, at Jeait, of * this Project will be put [n Execution immediately after * � the Coronation, fuppefing, at the fame time, the Ac- �  commodating with the King of Pruffia is true. '. � On the other Hand, fhould his Pruffian Majefty per- [ ' fnt in the Refoiution not to acknowledge tne Grand 5 4 Duke, the Enmity between the two Houfes would be- ; ' come irreconcilable, of which France would not fail to 4 make her Advantage.' Camp of filvverden, Sept. 16, N.S. This Army conti-cues in the fame Situation ; as well as that of the Enemy. An Officer arrived here this Day from the King of the Romans, to notify his Election to his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland. The Great Duke was to Hay with the Army upon the Rhine till the Arrival of the Queen of Hungary at Afchaffenberg, where he was to meet her Ma-jelly as To-morrow, and they were to make their Entry into Francfort together. Hape, Sept. 17, N.S. The News of the Great Duke's Elevation to the Imperial Dignity, that arrived here Ye-lterday, has fpread an univerfal Joy over all Ranks and Stations here, almolt beyond Example, even the lovvefr. Mob giving publick Demonllrations of their Sdtisfa&ion, by making Bonfires of what Matterthey could draw together, rot fparing their very Furniture. The French Port of Today has brought the News, that the Citadel of Tortona fur-rendered the jd Inftant. The Garrifon are not to ferve againft France or Spain for a Year. Florence, Aug. 31. Laft Week his Majefty's Ship the Sterling Caftle, Captain Cooper, with three other Ships of War, were obliged to put into Leghorn by bad Weather. Some Days before, they fentinto that Port twoDutch Ships bound to Genoa ; one from Lifbon, with Effects belonging to Genoa, the other from Rochelle with Corn for that Port; likewife a Gsnoefe Settee with the Pope's Colours. LONDON. Wc have an Account, that the Bahia Fleet arrived at Lifbon the 30th of Auguit, N.S. confifting of 33 Merchant Ship:, and two Men of War. There is certain Advice, that the La Charmantg, Selle, a French Ship of 360 Tons, from Eaft-India, is put into Cape Breton, as kppoiicg it in the Hands of the French. The L'Amazer, Denouttes, from Martinico for Havre, is taken and carried into New York, by two Privateers of that Place. Yefterday catae Advice^ that his Majefty's/Skip the DJcalCaftlfi, With about 4s* Sail of Merchant Ships arrived fafe at Cork the 2d Inftant 1 and that rive Sail from Barbadoes and the Leeward Iflands had put into Kinfale. The Nancy, Orr, ffonfr South Carolina, is taken by the French, and carried into Breft. ..Captain Goatly, of the Diamond, arrived in the Downs in 2A IDayj from .Leghorn, faw Admiral Rowley at MahoRe on the zzd of Auguft ; aed on the 29th of the faid Month faw Admiral Medley at Gibraltar. This Day the Merchants of this City will wait on his Majefty with their Addrefs. Yefterday was married at Wanftead, Mr- Colbourn. an eminent Bays Fa&or, to Mifs Colebatch of Stratford, a young Lady of great Fortune, and Niece to - Philipfon, Efq; of Grays in, Kent. Laft Week the Chancellor of the Dutchy of Lancafter prefented the Rev. Mr. Cornelius Brightredto tne>V4rar*g* ? of Caftltbridge in the County of Lancafter, void by (he Death of the UA Incumbent. About 12 o'clock laft Night an Exprefs arrived from Scotland, with fome important Difpatches. Laft Week died, at Horton Kerby in Kent, Mr. Edward Woollett, Attorney, and Under-Sheriff of that County. Laft Sunday died, at his Houfe in Oxford," after a linge-riag Illnefs, Mr. Leakr, a Gentieman of Nonjuring Principles, but a conftant Attendant upon the Service' of the Church of England; of an extenlive Genius, much enlarged by ufeful Learning and Travelling ; of a Convention equally entertaining and improving : But above all the Chriftian and Man of Honour fbone in all his Sentiments, Exprefiions and Actions.-This is inferted from the fincerett Value, founded upon a frequent Cenverfe with him, in hopes that fome Friend well qualified will do Ju-Itice to a Cnaiatter which deierve^ to be unive-fuliy known. Yefterday died, at his Lodgings in Carter-lane near St. Paul's, Captain Endrippe, wno was formerly in the Norway Trade, and afterwards kept a Wood-Yard and Wharf in Thames ftreet. Lalt Thuridjy the Body of a Man well-drefs'd was fund murdered about a Mile from Ealibourn in Suffex : It is conjectured to be committed without any Intention of robbing him, there being found in his Pockets a Watch, and about five Pounds in Money. The Account publifhed Yefterday in fome of the Papers, that fome French Men of War and Tranfports were ieen fleering Northward, and that Admiral Vernon had dif-patched a Squadron after them, is without Foundation. This Day the Sefuons begins at the Old Bade). From the London Gazette. Kenfington, Sept. 10. This Day the Lord-Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons of the City of London, waited on his Majefty with the following Addrefs. To the King's moll Excellent Majefty, The humble Addrefs of the Lord-Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons of the City of London, in Common-Council, affembled. May it pUaft your Majefty, WE your Majeity's molt dutiful and loyal Subjects, the Lord-Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons of the Cay of London, in Common-Council affembled, beg leave to approach your facred Perfon, and with the fincerelt Jop to congratulate your Majefty upon your fafe and happy Re-turn to thefe your Britifh Dominions. Permit us, molt gracious Sovereign, at the fame Time, with the warmett Sentiments of Loyalty and Affction to your Majefty, to exprefs our; grateful Returns to Heaven for. the Blefiing upon your Majefty's Arms in the Conqueft of the Iflands and Forts of Cape Breton ; a Place of the greateft Confequence to this Nation, as it fecures to your Majefty's Subjects a free and uninterrupted Trade in America, and protects them from the Lifults of a dangerous and inveterate Enemy. And we entirely rely on your Royal Patronage and Protection, to fecure to thefe Kingdoms the perpetual Enjoyment of this invaluable Acquifition. The rafh and daring Attempts of the profeffed Enemies of this Nation, in favour of a Popifh and Abjur'd pretender, have filled the Hearts of us your Lpyal Citizens with the utmoft Abhorrence and Deteftation. And we beg Leave to give your Majeily the rnort folemn Affurancss, that we will be ready upon all Occafions to iacrifice all that is dear and valuable to us in Defence of your Majefty's  Royal Perfon and Family, and in Support of our happy Constitution both in Church and State. To which his Majefty was pleafed to return this moft gracious Anfwer. I thanh you for the feafonablt Afwances you giveme, in this dutiful Addrefs, of your Attachment and Affefti'M to mv Perfon and Government. The Abhorrence and Deteftation vjhicb you Jbew, of the prefent Attempts of the Enemies of cur happy Conjiitution in Church and State, are extremely agreeable to me. 1 take very kindly \our Congratulations up-,n the Succe/i of my Arms in the Reduction of tape Brfton. The City of London may always be affured of my utmoft Endeavours for the Security and Extent of their Trade and Commerce. They were received very gracioufly, and all had the Honour to kifs his Majefty's Hand. Kenfington, Sept. 10. Yefterday the Commiffioners of Lieutenancy for the City of London, waited on his Majefty with the following Addrefs. To the King's motl Excellent Majefty. The humble Addrefs of the Lord-Mayor, and the reft of your Majefty's Commiffioners of Lieutenancy, for your City of London. Moft Gracious Sovereign, � your Majefty's moft dutiful and loyal Subjects, the Lord Mayor and- the reft of your Majefty's Conimiffioners of Lieutenancy for the Ciiy of London, moft humbly beg Leave to.approach your Majefty's Throne, and to congratulate your Majefty on your fafe Arrival in your Britifh Dominions, We^re truly fenfible of your Majefty's unwearied Endeavour*, to promote the Happinefs and true Incereft of zh your Subjects, and that your Majefty in the carrying on the War abroad, has aimed only atpreferving the Balance of Power, and procuring to Europe a valuable and lifting Peace: And although a great Superiority in the Numbers cf the Enemy, hath prevented *hat Suxcefs to your Majefty's Forces in Flanders, which their Bravery and Refolution, under the Command of his Royal Highrjefs the Duke, de-ferved, yet the Succeffes of your Majefty's Arms, partial larly in the important Capture of Cape Breton, that Nurfery cf the Fleet, and Support of the Trade of Frane^ and the many other valuable Prizes made by other your Majefty's Subjects, fince the Commencement of the War, have left the Enemy, amidlt their Conquefts, little folid Catffe of Triumph. And as youe Majefty's Kingdoms are now invaded, by 3 Defcent made in Favour of the Pretender to your Crowi., fupported by the common Diftutbers of the Peace of Europe, we cannot fufficiently exprefs our Gratitude to your Majefty, for your paternal Regard of your Subjects, in immediately returning to their Defence and Relief, notwithstanding the important Affairs in which your Majefty was engaged. We your Majefty's moft loyal Lieutenancy, do t! erefore beg leave to renew our AiTurances to your Majefty, that we will fuily execute the Power- intruded with us, by having the Militia of this City always in Read:r.efs: And at the Expense of our Live* and Fortunes, endeavour to fup-port your'Majtfty's Perfon and Government, and the Suc-cefiion to thele Kingdoms, in your Royal Line, by whicti on/y we can hope to traulmit to our Poiterity, our Re'igiou and Liberties, thoie wJusbie Bleiiings we fo eminently enjoy under your Majefty!s moft mi:d and giacious Admini-ftration. Rich. Walfh, Clerh to his Majeftft Commiffioners of Lieutenancy for the City of London. To which his Majefty was pleafed to return the following moft gracious Anfwer. / thank you for this loyal and ft a finable Addrefs. The Affurance of your Duty and Aft'eslion, and of your Refolutfon to execute the Toilers inttufted voith you, ftr the Stcurity and Support of my Government, are very agreeable to me, and cannot but be of great Ufe in this '}'unBure. They were received very gr^ciouflv, and all had the Honour to kifs his Majefty's Hand. And his Majefty was pleafed to confer the Honour of Knighthood on Thomas Hankey, F.fq; one of the faid Commiffioners. High Water this Day at London-Bridge at 19 Minutes. a fter 11. Bank-Stock 144. a 43 1 half a 44. India Ditto 175 a 1 half. South Sea Stock 103 1 4th. Ditto Old Annuities 108 1 half. Ditto New 106 3 4ths a 1 half. Thre* per Cent. Annuities 88 1 half a 7 8ths a 3 4ths. Ditto 1742, 88 i half a 7 8ths a 3 4ths. Ditto 1743 and 17.?4, 88 1 half a 7 Sths a 3 4ths. Ditto 174^, 83 a 8� 1 half. Million Bank 115. Equivalent 1 ro 1 half. Royal Affurance 82 1 half. London AfTurance 10 7 8ths. Englifh Copper 5 1. Seven per Cent. Emperor's Loan no Pnce. Fiveper Cent. Ditto 71. Bank Circulation 5 1. r s. Pr. Insia Bonds 10 s. a 8 s. Prem. Three and a half Salt Tallies 6 14th. Three and a half per Cent. Exchequer Orders no Price. Three per Cent. Ditto no Price. Lot* tery Tickets 10 I- 14 s. a 13 s. 6d. Life Annuities 13 7 8ths a 14 Years Purchale. G O O D M A'NVF I E L D S. AT the NEW WELLS, the- Bottom of Ltmon-Jlrect, Goodman's-Fields, this Evening, wiJJ he feveral New Performances, viz. The Gardners Dante (after the Mannar of the Faufans) by Mr. $hawtorJ, Madem. Duval, Monf. Hendriefc, Mrs. Pritchard, Mr. Chettle, Mifs Shawford, Mr. Baker, and Mrs. Dominique, Mr. and Mrs. Cuihing. Alio, The Morris Danctrt, or The Miny Milk Maids. Rope-Dancing fey Monf. Hendrick, Mafrer Jofeph, and other* Singing by Mr. Cunningham, and Mr. Afpey. Ladder-Dancing by Mr. Hendrick ; and Tumbling by Mr. Hendrick, Mafier Jofeph, Mafter Morgan, Arc. To which will be added, Several New Scenes in Grotefque Characters, ea'l'd The DEVILS in the WOOD-, Or, Harlequin Executed. To Conclude with an Exact Representation of the Storming, Cannonading, Boraterding, and Taking FORT LOUISBOURG, With the Landing Commodore warren ; and will in Honour efthat great Exploit, Exhibit feveral Curious FIRE WORKS, which has given great Satiifaclion to all that have hewewr'd him with their Company, Every Ont will be admitted for a Pint cf Wine or Punch as ufual. To begin every Evening at Five 0'Clock. THIS is to give Notice to the Officers aod Company of the SALTASH, Qv>uCbnft