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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - September 27, 1845, London, Middlesex Ntfif* F R I ? A Y, Sept.emb.e-ji 27, 1745. ZW, September 25. [HIS Morning failed the Granada Bomb ,to. the Northward. Remain the Royal George, Admiral Vernon, with the Men of War -rand Merchant Ships, as in our iaft. His Majefty's .Ship Tilbury � arrived from che.Weffward, and |"js bailed to the" Weftward-again. Xhis Inltantthe^lettingham and Folktfohe: are getting under fail. Wind E.S.E. . . * . ' � ; Grave/end, Sept. 2$. Pafs'd by Salmody, Holt ; and Ebenczer, Miller,' from Norway. , The William, Sample, from Briftol, is arrived at New-York. _ ., The Rebecca, Montgomerie, from' Barbadoes, at Philadelphia. LONDON. On the Invasion, and his Majesty's Happy -Arrival. A R A . P S O D Y. YE Sons of Britain ! fam'd in Ages far remote ! Ye brave Aflertors of your Country'* Caufe! heroes felecled from a jarring World, By Freedom's Goddefs, with diltinguifli'd Grace ! To plant her awful Faith, her. Altars raife, �bove the Tyrant Grafp of Power defpotick ! Arife ye facred Shades! propitious rife ! Swell w'uh indignant Fire', your gen'rous Race, To blatl the bold Invaders of thofe facred Rights, Your ftruggling Virtue ardently maintain'd j Transferr'd with Gl ry, feaPd with Patriot Blood ; And made the Cement of your future Fame ! But hark ! this Invocation is a bootlefs Talk, -- The folemn Precepts by our Sires rever'd, Tranfmiued down to each fucceeding Age% With ilrong progenia! Heat, infpire each Bread! Nor need the Aid of fupernatul Powers: Aloud, the Voice of Liberty refounds! From fprightly jocund Youth, to hoary Age } And ecchoing Infants lifp it in their Sports. Fair Liberty! who chofe Britannia for her Seat, Shall fhe, our long lov'd Patronefs and Guard! The Boaft: of Reafon! and the Pride of Senfe! Truth's darling Offipring, and mature when born I Shall (he! the chaffe, the unpolluted Dame ! To crouching, fervile Sons of Rome, refign The aufpicious Bleflings, that devolve ferene Beneath her mild, her gentle Influence ? Barter the Glories that indulgent mine, And fpread their Beams, with undiftinguifh'd Light, On gilded Domes, and humbieft Cottages ? Hence! home, ye vagrant Tribe! nor dare provoke The Chaflifement your Infolence demands. Think ye, the pois'nous Weeds you've fcatter'd o'er our Land, Have fpread their Venom on our healthful Oaks, And fhrunk the native Vigour, which tbey boaft? No! firm and unfhaken, they erect their lofty Heads, Dark'ning in Shades, the faphfs Shrubs of Rome. Andlo! our Sun returning, with refplendent Rays! Frelh Yerdure gives, and new collected Strength, Around the gladfome Forreft's ample Verge. But-- with vindictive Fires, an5 loofen'd Blaze, To parch and wither up this bramble Throng. Hail him ! ye fruitful Hills, and fertile Plains! Nor murmur that he fhines on diftant Lands, iy Influence there he fheds, no black'ning Locufi brings, Nofubtii Wiles to lap, no deftin'd Ax, To lop your Branches, hew your knotted Roots, Whole Spreading Glories yield Protection and Delight j " Defend the facred Shades, to Jove affigrfd, And guard their hallow'd Rues, from fel delufive Charms. ^ If Ills like thefe are far divided hence, Your leffer Cares will vanifh and fubfide; Nor bear the Balance of the adVerfe Scale. Join then, ingrateful Triumphs to your Monarch's Name, And prize thole Matchlefs Bleflings He returns to fave. Several Hundred of eminent Merchants, confiderable Traders and Proprietors of the Publick Funds, met Ye-Iferday at Garraway's Coffee-houfe, and with the utmoft Alacrity .came to the following Agreement, for fupportine toepubhek Credit. ^ ' >Ve the underfigned Merchants and others, being \ p flble. how neceitary the Prefervation of Publick ^ Credit is at this Time, do hereby declare, that we ' vv.ll not refufe t0 receive gaDk isTotes jn payment of ^ any Sum of Money to be paid to us. And we will ufe ^ �u" utmoft Endeavours to make all our Payments in .the fame manner. ' T nrhe Names of thofe who have fign'd will be printed m ^ Publick News Papers To-morrow j, Ye?erday an Exprefs arrived from the North, and,we a. g -n8s Advice, that 1000 Dutch Troops are arrived like"* ; chat General Cope, with the Dragoons are wie arrived there ; and that the Rebels did not advance 00j1 -ward. MINUTES, from bn Board hi* Majefty's Ship tins, London at Chatham, September 25, 1745. c o U R T - M A R T I A L. Sit Cha1oner0gi,b. Prefident, Admiral Main, Cornmodore Smith. 'Captains. Parry, Windham, Chambers, ^Rfchtone, Allen,, Franclyn, ! Sir William Hewitt, - Coleby,- Layton, Hamer, Sir Charles Malloy, Geary,  Callis, Rodiiey, Erilkine, Pittm,an. , Elliot, l Spraggj Swajrion, Stewart^ Orme. The Court affembled this Morning between Eight and Nine, when Captain Burrifh of the Dorietfhire, was call'd to the Bar,* and brought to his,Trial. . The Charge, againft him was, Fir/}, For not engaging within Point-Blank ; withdrawing from the Battle, and. out of his proper Station in the Line. . . .- Secondly, For not bearing do,wn and engaging in his Station, notwithftanding Admiral Matthews fent him two fe-veril Orders to bear down, during the Engagement, to engage the Enemy ; in return to which Orders, the faid Burrifh pretended, he had no Powder fill'd, altho' an Engagement had been expected for feveral Days preceeding. Thirdly, For firing when he was fure of not reaching the Enemy, upon a Point-Blank, contrary to his Inftructions and his Duty. Fourthly, For �ot affiftingand relieving the Marlborough, (tho' the next Ship to her, and capable of giving her Af-fiitance) agreeable to his inftructions, and two feveral Orders lent to him by Lieutenant Bentley from Admiral Matthews. Fifthly, For not Covering and Conducting the Firefhip, whereby {he blew up, without doing Execution, notwithftanding the deceas'd Captain of the Firefhip did hail him, and requeit Affiftance from him. The Court after the Charge was read, proceeded to*e7^ amine the Witnefi'es in Support of it, and only feven were examined; who were Captain Knowler, Capt. Bentley, Cape. Nucella, (late Lieutenants of the Marlborough and Namure) Capt. Cole of the Marines on board the JJorfet-fhire, and the Gunner of the faid Ship, Barthal late Boatfwain of the Firefhip, and one Baptifta, a Spanifh Genleman, the only Officer left alive on the Marlborough's Quarter-Deck.-Before the latter gave Evideace a Debate arofe, Whether he fliould be admitted, as being a Roman Catholick, but one of the Judges alluring the Court of his unblemifh'd Reputation, he was admitted and fworn. Then the Court adjourn'd till To morrow. The Method is, to read the Witneffes Depofitions, which had been formerly fworn to, before the Judge-Advocate ; then the Court proceeds to examine the Witnefies; and that done, the Prifoner is at Liberty to crofs-examine the Wit-nefles, or put fuch Queftions to them as he fhall think proper.-Capt. Burrifh did examine the Witneffes, but was interrupted feveral Times, till one of the Judges moved againft fuch Interruption as unfair, and not dealing with Jufticeand Impartiality to the Prifoner. As foon as the Gunner of the Dorfetfhire came out of the Court, a Midfhipman of the faid Ship abufed him, af-ferting he would fwear any thing againft his Captain for a Bottle of Cyder; upon which the Gunner complained to the Court, and the Midfhipman was immediately ordered into Cuftody. Whitehall, Sept. 26. His Majefty has been pleaf^d �. order a Ilrong Body of Troops, coniifting of feveral Bat-tallions of Foot, and fome Squadrons of Horfe and Dragoons, to march directly to Scotland, under the Command of Field Marfbal Wade. Orders have at the fame time been fent to his Royal Hrghnefs the Duke of Cumberland, to hold in readinels a confiderable Body of Britifh Forces, to be embark'd and fent over hither opon the firft Notice. Yellerday upwards of 100 Horfes were mark'd at the Tower, and fent to Woolwich, in order to carry a large Quantity of Arms, and Powder for Portfmouth. Yefterday fix. Waggons loaded with Mufkets, were fent from the Minories, for Wooburn in Bedfordfhire, for the Service of his Grace the Duke of Bedford, whofe Regiment of 1000 Men will be com pleat in a few Days. We hear that the Government have taken Care to fecure and buy up all the. Arms that lay in any Quantities throughout the Kingdom. There has been a Meeting, of feveral eminent Merchants at the Crown Tavern behind the Royal Exchange, to cqn-fider of a Subfcription, and proper Methods to raife Forces, to affift in the Defence of thefe Kingdoms. Yefterday in the Evening there was a" Meeting of the mod confiderable Traders in Spital-fieldi, who have entered into an AiTociation to defend the prefent happy Efta-blifliment; and have agreed to take up Arms, and Head their Journeymen, &c. At a Meeting of the Court of Lieutenancy ,Yefterday it was refolved that the Six Regiments of TrSin'd Bands be again exercifed, viz. two on Wednefday, two on Friday, and two on the Monday following. Yefterday a Court of Admiralty was held at Doctors Common>, when the Noftra Seniora del Rofara de~Refo-nante, a Spanifh Ship, taken by jhe Saphire Man of War, was condemn'd as a legal Capture. The Lords of the Admiralty have appointed Captain Stringer to be Captain of the Syren Man of War, of" 24 Guns, lately launched at Limehoufe. ---,-t-1. � � It When the Tropps lately arrived from Flanders came aw�y from Williamftadt, they left ti Tranfports behind them, ready to take inmore Trwpsvas iwn as they fliOuM tefrtvie^rrorflf the Army."* ; 1 Yefterday there was a very grand Entertainment at his Grace the Duke of,Neweaftle's Honfe in LincolnVlna Fields, where were prefent feveral of the Minifters of State. Foreign Minifters, and other Perfons of Distinction. On TueTday next, the Money taken by the Prince Frederick and Duke Privateers, will .be. brought thro' the City, efeprted by the brave Fellows who took it. This'Morning the Right Hon. the Lord Mayor will hold a Wardmote at Blackfmith's Hall on Lambeth-hill, fo> the electing an Alderman of Queenhith Ward, in the room of Sir Robert Weftley, Knt. deceafed. Yefterday Mr. Vaux, an eminent Surgeon,and Apothecary in Fenchurch-ftreet, was married at Croydooj to Mife Owen, Daughter of Mr. Owen, a wealthy Oilman in Pudding-lane ; an agreeable young Lady, with a confiderable Fortune. ' UJl of the Kiird and Wounded in the Battle at Prejlofl, near Edinburgh. Colonel GARDINER'S Dragoons. Colonel Gardiner mortally wounded j Lieutenant-Colonel ^ PsmfH*.., WhitneyiWtfoiided in the Arm/ * H A M I L T O N's Dragoons. Major Bowles, Cornet Nafh, and Cornet Jacob, killed. L A S C E L L E's Foot. . Capt. Stuart, Capt. Collier, and Enfign Bell killed. Colonel M U R R A Y's. Capt. Blake, and Capt. Rud killed ; Capt. Leflie wounded, and Lieut. Difney wounded, if not killed. GUIS E's. Captain Poyntz and Holmes killed. Colonel L E E's. � Lieutenant-Colonel Hallet Prifoner, if not killed r Captains Bremer and Rogers killed. Lord L O U D O U N's. Capt. Stuart killed, and Col. Whiteford Prifoner. Three Hundred Men killed, and Five Hundred Prisoners. Among the Rebels the Duke of Perth and Fifty private? M e.rt. k.Ukd. The WAREHOUSE for Morning Gowns and Banjans is removed from Pope's-Head Alley, to the Wootyack and. Dolphin, Three Doors above Birchin-lane in Cornbill : Wheie great Variety of Gowns are kept ready made, of rich Silk Damafks, fine Scotch Plaids, Flowed Ruffels, Figur'd Grograms, Vallurets, &c. Alfo Banjans of fine Cloth, Duffins, Plaids and Damafks. All forts of Velvet, Cap3 and Safhes.-.Note, The Stock of Silk Goods in thg faid Shop is to be fold at Prime Cojl. High Water this Day at London-Bridge at 2 Minutes after 1. '�A f -^ � � y t Bank-Stock no Price. India Ditto 169 3 4ths a 170 1 half. South Sea Stock no Price. Ditto Old Annuities 101 a 100a 101. Ditto New 100 a 98 a 99 1 half.a^o. Three per Cent. Annuities 83 1 half a 81 a*4 ifhalTT Ditto 1742, 83 1 half a 81 a 4 1 half. Ditto 1743 and . 1744, 83 t half a 81 a 4 1 half. Ditto 1745,83 1 half a 284. Million Bank 115. Equivalent no. Royal AfTurance 82 1 half. LondonAffurance 10 7 8ths. English Copper 5 I. Seven per Cent. Emperor's Loan no Price. * Five per Cent. Ditto no Price. Bank Circulation 5 I. 17 s. 6 d. a 6 1. Prem. India Bonds 30 s. a 40s. a 21 s. Difc. Thj-ee and a half Salt Tallies no Price. Three and a half per Cent. Exchequer Orders no Price. Three per Cent. Ditto no Price. Lottery Tickets 10 5 s. Life Annuities 1 3 3 4ths Years Purchafe By His Majefty*s Company of Comedians, AT the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane, To-morrow, will be preferred a Comedy, call'd The ALCHYMIST. Subtle by Mr. Mills: Face, Mr. Macklin ; Sir Epicure Mammon, Mr. Berry j Abel Drugger, by Mr. Collins J Lovewit, Mr. Turbutt; Doll Common, Mrs. Macklia; Ananias, Mr. Neaie ; Tribulation, Mr. Tafwell; Surly, Mr. Havard j Dapper, Mr. Leigh j Kaftril, Mr. Yates; Dame Pliant, Mrs. Horlington. With Entertainments of Singing and Dancing, viz. Aft I. Singing by Mr. Lowe. Aft II. A Grand Serious Dance by Monf. and Madem-MICHEL. A�t IV. ADialogue^caU'd Colin and Pbabe, by Mr. Lowe and Mrs. Arne. Aft V. A new Grand Comic Dance by Monf. and Madem. MICHEL, and oth�rs.  Boxes 4 s. Pit 2 8. 6 d. Gallery is. 6 d. Upper Gallery 1 s, P>ew for the Boxes to be taken of Mr. Hobfon, at the Stage-Doc* of the Theatre.  To begin eXaftly at Six o'clock. C O V E N T-G A R D E N. ; By the Company of Comedians\ AT the Theatre-Royal in Co vent-Garden, this Day, will be preferred a Cqmedy, call'd The F R O V O K'D WIFE. The Part of Sir Jehn Brute" by Mr. Bridgwater j Conftant, Mr. Hale ; Heartfree, Mr. Ryan ; Col. Bully by Mr. Beard, in which) Character will be intradue'd the Songs proper to the Play j Lord Rake, by Mr. Gibfpn ; Juftice, Mr. Marten ; Razor, Mr. Woodward. Lady Fanciral, Mrs. Vincent j Belinda, Mrs. Hale } Madep moifelle, Mifs Hippifley j And the Part of Lady Brute by Mrs. Pritchard. To which will be added a Mock-Opera, call'd PYRAMU S and THISBE. Written by Shakefpear. The Mufick compos'd by Mr. Lampe. The Part of Pyramus to be perform'd by Mr. Beard; Lion, Mr, Reinhold j Wall, Mr.Laguerre; Moonfliine, Mr. Roberts j And the Part of Thiibe by Mrs. Lampe. Boxes 5 8. Pi* 3 s. Firft Gallery 2 s. Upper Gallery I s, To begin exaftly at Six o'Clock. ADVERTISEMENTS are taken in for this Paper, � Lloyd's Coffje-House, in Lombard Street. 0 11 � ;