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London Daily Post And General Advertiser (Newspaper) - August 31, 1743, London, Middlesex The London Daily Poft, and General Advertifer. Numb, i 76 $. WED N E SD A Y, August 31, 1743. Deal, Augufl �9.. EEMAIN in the Downs his Maje-� fty's Ship the Shrewfbary j and the Succefs, Philips, for Rotter* dam ; North Cape, Watfon j and the Batchelor, Thompfon, for Amfterdam. WindE.byS. Grave/end, Juguft 28. Pafe'd by Elizabeth, Cole, from Rotterdam ; the Hampshire, Higgins, from Maryland j Patfey, Jewey, from Carolina ; Middleburgh-Packet, Moody, from Mid-dleburgh j Weft, Gilby ; and the Hyam, Wood, from Pankirk. The Italian Merchant, Ribie, from Hull; and Grand Pake, Mauger, from London, are arrived at Leghorn. The Catherine, Scallock, from South Carolina, at Portsmouth. LONDON. Yefterday arrived the Mails from Flanders and Holland. They write from Vienna of the 24th Inftant, N.S. that a fetv Days before a Courier arrived from Berlin, with Dif-patches acquainting the Court with the King ofPruffia's Inclination to interpofe his good Offices for reftoring Peace to the Empire ; that this Courier has been fent back to Berlin, and that the Queen of Hungary is very willing to accept of his Pruffian Majefty's good Offices, upon Condition that nothing be tranfafted without the Knowledge of her Allies. They add, that M. Vincent, the French Mi-cider, lately had a Conference with a Member of the Queen's Privy Council, which came to nothing, too many Objections having been railed againft the Propofals he made. According to Letters from Rome of the 17th Inftant, N.S. The Pope being informed, that 14 Saicks, laden with Artillery and Warlike Stores for the Spaniih Army, had put into Civita Vecchia, his Holinefs having no Mind to create any Difference between him and the Englilh, would not permit thefe Stores to be landed in that Port, but neverthelefs, allowed or ordered it to be done on fome flat Shore within three Leagues of the Place, which is all one to the Spaniards, The 10th, the Pretender received two Couriers $ but from whence they don't tell asj the next Day there was a great Buttle at bis Palace, and an Officer of his Hoafhold went to feveral Cardinals and had private Conferences with them : The izth, a certain Foreign Nobleman, who lately arrived at Rome, and lodged in the Pretender's Palace,^departed fuddenly, but it is not known what Route he took. Letters from Naples inform us, that frefli Supplies of Pro-vifions and Warlike Stores have been fent to all the Forts and CatUcs on the Coafts of the Kingdom, efpecially to thofe of the Metropolis, and that a Body of 4000 Troops, was actually marching towards Afcoli on the Frontiers of the Eeclefiaftick State, and would be fpeediiy followed by 6000 more. Advices from Chamberry 6f the 22dlnflant, N.S. fay, that the French Troops arrive fucceffively in the Camp forming under Fort Barraux ; that the Regiments of Tra-vers and Momin, Swifs, were expected th;re in two or three Days; and that the Infant Don Philip was ftill at Chamberry. Other Advices from the fame Place, dated the 26th in form us, that the Spanifh Army was actually marching towards Piedmont, and that the Marquis de Caftellar, at the Head of a Detachment, had driven a Party of Piedmonteze from a Poft called the Great-Crofs, near Mount Cenis; which Poft he afterwards levelled, and burnt the Barracks belonging to it, finding it could be of no UTe to the Army in the March. As to the Confriracy at the Ruffian Court, which has madefo much Noifirutely, they now tell us from the Hague that Count Gallowkin, the Ruffian Minifter there has received Letters from Peterfburgh dated the 14th Inftant, N.S. importing, ' That it is certain feveral Perfonsof both ' Sexes have been taken into Cuftody, for having forgot ' their Duty fo far as to. utter ram and dangerous Speeches, * which fufficiently (hewed their 111-Will; that the Court * was actually making a ftri& Enquiry into the Affair, but ' had not yet discovered any Thing like a Plot, the whole ' Nation, in general, expreffing the greateft Satisfaction at * the Lenity of the Government* and the Clemency with ' which the Emprefs ufes all he- faithful Subjects ' Letters from Fribourg in B ifgau advile, that Prince Charles of Lorrain decamped from Munzingen the 27th M. N.S. and marched to Mullera, four Leagues above Brifach, which feems to deftroy theRepprt that he was going to draw near the Allies : However it be, they fay that his Generals are ofOpijiion that his Highnefs muft come down the Rhine, for that the Paflage will be ninch eafier in the Neighbourhood of Philipfbourg or Worms, where the Allies may fecond him. They add, that a Party of �oo of Baron Trench's Pandours having ventured too for into the Conntry on this Side of the Rhine, fell into an Ambufh, and were almoft all cut off. The Auftrians before Ingolftadt having made themfelves Matters of fome advanced Pofts, opened the Trenches the 27th Lift. N.S. in the Night, and began to batter and bombard the Place j the French keep a conflantand terribl* Fire on the Befiegers ; yet the latter expect to be foon, Maf-tert'of the Town, inafmuch as the Garrifou are reduced by Sicknefs to 1400 Men, and are alio in Want of Provifions, thp' well provided with Ammunition. A Proclamation of the Queen of Hungary, bearing date the 16th of Auguft, N.S. is pablifh'd at Munich, and all over Bavaria and the Upper Palatinate, enjoining all the States, Tribunals and Magiftrates in the faid Territories to take the Oaths of Allegiance to her Hungarian Majefty, as their lawful Sovereign, upon Pain of forfeiting their Eftates, &c The Emperor's Arms have been like wife taken down from all publick Places, and thofe of the Queen of Hungary fet up in the Room of them.-On the other Hand the Emperor bas publifh'd a Proteft, and fent it to all the Regencies in Bavaria and the Upper Palatinate, againft the new Form of Government fet up there by the Queen of Hungary, and againft the Orders fhe has ifTued for all the Subjects of that Electorate to tender her the Oaths of Fidelity, his Imperial Majefty declaring all that may \e done in Confequence of the faid Orders to be void and null. Letters from Stockholm bring Advice, that the Swedifh and Ruffian Fleets have joined near the Ifland of Gothland; the former confifts of 22 Men of War, and the latter of eighteen. We hear from Luxembourg, that about 100 Huffars belonging to Major General Mentzel's Regiment, are arrived there with his Equipages and above 80 Horfes. Letters from Paris fay, that one of the Batallions of Militia raifed in that City, which is now in Garrifon at Douai, lately mutinied againft their Officers ; upon which about 20 of the moft unruly Fellows in it have been hanged, and they are going to incorporate the reft into different Regiments. Letters from Conftantinople tell us, that Prince Conftan-tine, Hofpodar of Moldavia, was actually or would be fpeediiy depofed, and Prince John, his Brother, fet up in his Room. We hear from Aix-la-Chapelle, that the Count de la Marck, late Embaflador from the French Court at Madrid, is lately arrived there ; Mr. Villiers, theBritifh Miniller at Drefden, the Marquis de Fogliani, Miniller from his Sicilian Majefty to the States General, the Count de Riche-court, the Great-Duke of Tufcany's Minifter at the Hague, and feveral other Perfohs of Diftinction are at prefehtin that City : All thefe, and fome other Minifters there, every Day, and talk at a Diftance upon publick Affairs, juft to feel each other's Pulfe. From the London Gazette. Brujfeh, Sept. 4, N.S. On Saturday laft arrived here Nine Boats, with Paitof theBritifh Artillery from Offend j and the fame Evening, and on Sunday, they landed fix Twelve Pounders and twelve Nine Pounders, four fmall Mortars to throw Shells, a few fpare Carriages, and fome Engines belonging to the Cannon. We have no pofitive News here of Prince Charles having palled the Rhine. They are hard at Work here in fitting out and fumifhing the Palace, for the Reception of Prince Charles. The Liveries are actually making, and the Officers to ferve in his . Palace are to be appointed this Week. Hague, Sept. 6. Count Maurice was at Marpourg the 31ft pail, and was to pafs the Mayne, with his firft Di-vifion as Yefterday. Duke d'Aremberg arrived at Worms the 30th paft, tolerably well recovered of his Wound. Upon his Arrival Marfhal Nieperg repaired to Luxembourg, to have arrEye upon what is ftirring on that Side. Wormi, Aug. 31, N.S. On Thurfday laft the whole combined. Army encamped in this Neighbourhood, and Yefterday in the Morning his Majefty arrived here in per-feet Health, as did alfo his Royal Highnefs the Duke. -His Majefty has taken his Quarters in the Caftle in this City. Yefterday early in the Morning, a fmart Engagement happened within half a League of this Place, between a Party of French Dragoons, of between 2 am^.300 Men, under the Command of a Lieutenant Colonel, (who was detached to reconnoitreour Army) and about the fame Number of Auftrian Huffars, commanded by Colonel Bellenzai, who ordered Part of his Huffars to difmount and attack the French Dragoons, who were drawn up within the Walls of a Ruin. The French made a vigorous Refiftance for fome Time, but were at laft overpowered. _ Some few efcaped. The Lieutenant Colonel was taken Prifoner, with 80 Dragoons and their Horfes, which are brought to the Auftrian Camp, and the Lieutenant Colonel is fince dead of the Wounds he received in the Engagement. The Dutch Auxiliaries will be near Franckfort on the 5th of September, where tbey are to pafs the Mayne, for which Pro-vifion is made, as well as for their paffing the Rhine upon our Bridge, which we have moved upwards with us ; and we make no doubt but they join the Army the 8th. We have-no News of Prince Charles fince the 21ft, that can be depended upon. We are now in the Camp that the French left about a Month ago. They have not yet made any Motion towards us. Our Army is in very good Heart. On Monday laft her Royal Highnefs the Princefs Amelia, accompanied by feveral Perfons of Quality, took the Diver-fiqnof Fifting,. about five Miles above Windfor,' and laft Night return^ to St. James's. His Majefty's Ship the Panther, Portfmouth Store-Ship, and Salamander Bomb, all three from Gibraltar, with two Ships from Turky, one from Lifbon, and about 12 Sail of Merchant Ships from the Straits, under their Convoy, were all left well the 19th Inftant, about 35 Leagues to the Weiftward of Scilly. On Monday laft 1518 C. of Sugar was exported, by Certificate, for Foreign Marked On-Friday next will be held a General Seffions at Hicks's Hall (according to Adjournment) in order for the Difcharge of Debtors out of the feveral Gaols in the County of Mid-dlefex, according to the late Act of Parliament. On Monday Night died atJLiffon-Green near Padington, Mrs; Lowman, a Widow Gendewoman of good Fortune, much lamented by all that knew her. Yefterday Samuel Callen, who was taken in the Houfe of Mr. Emery, a Hot-Prefler in Artillery-lane, on Monday Evening, was carried before the fitting Alderman at Guildhall, and upon Examination committed to Newgate. It appeared that he had concealed himfelf in a Bedchamber; where he committed a Burglary, by breaking open a Cheft of Drawers, out of which he took a Parcel of Linnen, and had bundled it up, in order to carry it offj but on hearing the Servant-Maid coming up Stairs he fecreted it, and wrapp'd himfelf up in the Curtains of the Bed, where the Girl law him as foon as fhe came into the Room, feiz'd him directly, call'd out for Help, and held him till her Matter and others came up and fecured him. This Evening will be perform'd at Mr. Phillips's New- -Wells, near the London Spaw, Clerkenwell, the ufual Di-verfions of that Place ; and as the Town has been pleas'd to Honour Mr. Phillips with their Company, he humbly hopes for the Continuance of their Favour, wherefore he has taken particular Care to Entertain thofe Gentlemen and Ladies that will further indulge him with their Prefence (as his Time expires the 29th Day of September next, having taken the Houfe for no longer) with feveral New Entertainments of Singing and Dancing, whereby he hopes to clofe the Seafon with the fame Applaufe he has hitherto fupported it.-The Diverfions begin every Evening at 5 o'Clock ; and each Perfon will be admitted for a Pint of Wine as ufual. The Tickets in the prefent State-Lottery are now delivering at the Bank; and all Perfons poflefs'd of the Receipts given hy Mr. Richard Shergold, Printer to the Hon. the Commiffioners of the Lottery, may have them exchanged -for Tickets at his Office in PopeV-Head Alley, over againft the Royal-Exchange, Cornhill, and be fupplied with Tickets, Shares, and Chances of Tickets, at the loweft Price. A Regifler-Book is kept there, and for 6d. per Ticket any one may have an immediate Account fent them of their Succefs, if in Town ; and by the firft Poft to any Part of Great-Britain or Ireland. The abovefaid Richard Shergold buys and fells by Commiffion, South-Sea, Bank, and India Stocks, with the feveral Annuities, India Bonds, Navy an