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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - September 24, 1846, London, Middlesex The General Advertifo, W S P N E $ D A T, September 24, 1746. AMEdowh Yx&etfey Afternoon, aod feiled the Mary, Mackenzie*; and Young William, Tew, from Antigua. Remain his Ma-je�y,s Sloop, the Sha/kV W^ind Weft." * ' 1 The Elizabeth. Glegg, from fceverpool, "is Vt^eed in the "Dawns. The Mercury, Matthews, from Jama^jj^ a* BrrSot. I G ND OK- From the. totvkiR Q*5ftttc. Lqfarnt, $ Gomraodore Townfhend; with his Britannick Majefty's. Squadron, U ctuifing to the Westward, and in Sight o& Genoa. The Terrible Bomb, Po-liilJion Shebeck, and two arm'd feluccas, are cniifing bttweejj this, Port and Porto Spetia, aad have ftruck fucn a Panick into the Coafting Veflels, thai they are, naofj; of them hvl upty baker, was: coming frqm C^oydon-Fair in a Waggon, b^ fed out, and the Wheel wernt ov�r him, andkiU^h^mon, (heSpot. , ExfjrjtQ.^ q Letter, from Gftjfarf^ Sept. ft.. * On Erid4^�il^.o�t MaJefty'sShip the Prince Frederick. * The'fatne Day arrived there from a Crujze, but h$ firwnLifl^ h� Maje^ftyXShis th^G/andTurk, Ca^t. Jn^inlan ^W.^t ^.has^beenfailed.from hence ppwerdjof eleven Months, and met with, bof three Prizes,, one; of which. Was fold Abtoad, and the,M*a received-Twa.Guineas each for tbejr Shares^ andtheothers are not-of any very cp^fid^rabjle, V^lqe;. ' Yefterday alt N6oh his M^jefry'j Ship Centuripn, having-received a thorough repair fince her Voyage round the World) and is reckehed by.aU Judges to be as good aswheit�d9i buir^ was pui into Comrhiffion in the Harbour, and ys foonav n^se^ i�.;to.join Admiral Aftfbh, he^thndifig to hoT^ his-Flag onboard her. 'w-yMt&k'- wft �piw^�ri^^5^., ofi *his Town, ft Geerierrran univerfahy efleiimed, and his. Lofe lafcgentejd^yrilftatfcsand�EJKbgv^�-b�-'People, butmore par^cularly the Poor, to whorti he was always ready to adrninifttr his Advice and � Meditirteif ffrati^ l'p that his Beath r4jalr4y dcefmed aJj,o(s tttthis Tqwn,^ A&the Gorficans. are again in Arnis, and the prefen^ I)if-trefe of their Matters the GenoefeJ g^ives them greater Hope^than eypr.o^atle^, c.h.a^;e Spyjsrggnty ofr thtyrJfland, w& imagiaejthe.fpjlpwingi Defcrip^iep will not b^uruccep^ble.tacwrRjeaders, A Description.of CO RSJQjt, HE Iflandrof? Corftcajies^in that Part of the Med^er-rarif�n,w.hiQh is fomainie^^I^.the J^gu/jar^^pd fpn^rtimes.the Tufcan,Sea, it is aWut ninety Miles^tO the Southwardpf thepoa^pf Genoa, ejgJhty Weft^w3ipf the Coa^roilTfufcany� and;neaj,iea d%tjiUy Nortftw^rd^p/ Sardinia ; between the fprty^W^'an4l^forty-third Degrees of North Latitode ropriing thra*' it jtrf^by the. City 6f.Ca]fi: Inji^^h, frprj^North,tp,4ouHi, iti^a^oarth^tyl^Uips, a|(d>^Q' .thirfe^.m,Bire|^f^;^�tofMWi* wJfcreUMs.,fcwi* which is near theMiddle4for feieing-o/'anobloag-Figtiie, the BndtW rrJuc^r nsrrfower. The Ro^to and. r^untains| wrocfr aimrJjtfuTroutidit, make it diffictllt of-Acfcefs o'rthe CoafV; andnh* itrlaftd' PamaMb are pretty maa^talntiaj: tb^re.are.^ne tya>o,sin$erj^#fed, which make an agree able .Diyerfity* The Soil m general is not over good, on Account�c� th�.|> ) Uneveaneis^f t^e.Fa$e pf. tfie X^ntry: Yet:fojn4ohlh**|* . VaiUesy^Id,large 9f theie yxwpg Mes, ^ is, faid; was. called Cyinos4 *a&&he. Nwicpi Cyr.n�s, hf 5� c.4les^ were by the* Father*^ Sea, which thiew the* on thi^Coatt. On^oif the Soo>9f i Cvamns. and /rum  -. which it freo/ieotly occurs, in the old Gyeefc Writers fim the Name of Cyrnqs, fay^everal learned; Modern, Wrke^ P4 was more probably derived, from., the Punifc Ktre $ea. And fojttee, ^ Name of Corfica, 'tis thought, it might come from Qv$i one of the two Nations of molt Note io the, nfiigbbo.ucing K* Iiland, of Sardinia. Bui Conjectures.of chi$ Jtiatiuec ara ^ uiiia^y very uncertain. . Some Geog,rapJjers djvitie tjnr^ca into four- Patfs, i biDk thegeqerai Divifion is. into twoo.nly: The. Northern Part, next tp Genoa, called, for tha�Re&Jpn Citerior or Ciiinon-. tana,;, and the Southern.Par^cajifid Ulterior.or 1'raoimpn-tanf, The Ljangqage qf bpthi* a.q>jro|Wb Italian^ wiix% CpnfiderBble Mixture of Ft^nchand.S^aiw/h, In Str^bo's Time., there wa% her* fpji/ 5. Sa^oj�a�, 6..Cqrfl^ 7. AJena, 8. Afipja, 9. Mariana* i^^mt, iu |feniT faccio, and 12. Porto-Vecchio. Of fi>me of thefe we have the ^hnrimj De63ipeion�. --~� � * - Baftif, the;Capital, is fituafed.Qn a of the Sea, at the North-Eaft part of the Ifland. It has a pretty good Harbour, defended by a Caftle, and as- the beat o� the Viferoy^ feat hither, from Genoa j alfp1 of"a Bjfiidj*, Siiff-ragan.of Genoa, andcalled Biftop of Aleria. CaJvi itands on a Bay of the fime Name, on ther!^>rtlii' Weft- Part of the. Ifland; defended by a Caftlfc oh a iteisp Rock> forty Miles Sduth-Weft.of'Baft^a. Cprte inland Town, atiotftthe Middle of thelftarrf^ fprty Miles to the Southward'of Baftia.: It has a ftioog Ca-ftte fitu�rte- on an- inaccefiihle Rock. AjaSpO'ftaads on a Bay-oft he fame Name; on the South'-Welt P^rt of- the Ifland itisa-pretty-larg�Town, with � good H&rbotir, defended: hya Caflkj and-^tboSeat of "a Biihop, Suji*agan-to-Bifai. Bonif&tcio. ftands-on- the South Point of the Ifland) on the Strait' wHich.divide^ it* from Sardinia, 11> has a good Harbour, and^itojerablbTtadei. w4tieh-ra�ke* it*efte*m'd^T?)�B^in fa*Ifkndi thq' Bafttabe ealkd} the. C^a- . ^ piial. The ancient Nao%e�. of� it' was Pdrius> Syraoal*- Po^Veichioc (lands new-tile. Sf�, b� thcSootb>Eaft ^ psartrO^theilQano^ abywtfmeee Milee to the:Northward rg' ofrBqi^peio, JT^isdafgr, s�d has a^tolerabJeH^rbosajr, p. i btf, of* op Atfrqwryy, being; built*- upofk, a decayed Havew, P ItfU. n^aoife^/rotB, gopd A^uhor^ that: fotfc th* Grc-dans and Tyrians, or Phienicians, had antiently f. oj:��g M.thxs iAand^oi' Qtofc* CalH^ho?^ the, G*e&Poet. x caJfesit;PibaSniciaa Cyr^tces > ainatDJo4o?Bsi SHcyiassaffirme, 1 th^tthejC�th�ftin^w and:Tyrrhe^(wWe l^^Mi^ke fofTyr'a^)" drove th*Pi�eenfes out ot tins 1^ 1 lHjMk Whether th*JPJiofenfcs^ a Peopl? from Phostsua [iQreese* h*focMt*iW^*fciB>o^ it* ouoniyva Q)lo�y % ink fPartof' it; is^noitdenpoftrabSe from this Ajstfaw. V If?w�$�t however* egttre^y cenqoewd!>y --% venie,d'by one;Pr*te$ oply.j baj a^btwittWiniadi t*vo]di- T3 -2C iriiTir'i A DV � RTISE M E N l! S are takftn in tor this Paper, at Lloyd's C�ffbe-HpusB, m Lombard-Screet, Cape-Britain for Ever, ;