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London Daily Post And General Advertiser (Newspaper) - July 18, 1743, London, Middlesex M 0-.-N--.p_ AY,; July 18, 17.4.3. his" Mijefty'a Ships the _ trfetihtre, Shrewfbury, and the ft&rt&. WindS.W. IPliie Aaguftus Gcfar, Hamp-. ton, from London, is arrived a1 ' The Rapahannock, Wilcox, firml Virginia, in the River. X O'.N D O N. Since our lanVarrived the MaHr from Holland, France and '. Zanders. Extr&&&%fajffi&*P?rtfc&s. May 30. 2v\S. �Upon repeated jld^fces \j*cetved by the Porte, that � Thamas Kouli Kan is pr�pltring to attack the Ottoman * Empire �>n feveral Sides at' once, a Grand Divan' was-�f called a few Days ago,-in which after reading over the a&A as faft as they arrived, placed the Infantry, Britifh and Auftrian, as alfo four Batallions of Hanoverians, who all marched thro' the Intervals of the Hbrfe from the. Mountain to the Mayn in two Lines, which were fupportedhythe Cavalry of the Right Wing, alfo in two Lines. In making this Difpofirion, which was a very fine one, and which, by Reafcm of the cflow Motions of the Foot, took up a good deal of Time, the Earl of Stair, the Duke d'Arembergt and|Marfhal Neiperg, affifted with great Capacity and Activity. ' The French had paffed over a great Body of Troops during the Night> Their Horfe, the Houfhold at the Head, paffed at Fordsi or fwam over: The Foot, which we faw marching without Baggage along the River, paffed over the Bridges, and nothing could be better laid than this Plan of Marfhal Noailles'sr if he had left the Morafs that he paffed ir? order to attack us, in his Front ; for then the Village of Dettingen and the Mayn fecured his Right, the the Morafs his Front, and the Mountains his Left; but probably his PeWuafion of our Surprize, and that the King, could not in fo little a Time make a Difpofition to oppole him, made him come into Ground, where he was acceffible by all his Front. During the whole Difpofition, which Iafted from Eight to Twelve, the French Batteries polled on the riling Grounds on the other Side of the Mayn, did us a great deal of Harm, flanking us from Left to-Right within 200 Paces. About Twelve, every Thing being ready, and the French advancing, his Majefty ordered us to march to meet them : Lieutenant Generals Clayton and Somroerfeldt, and his Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland, as Major-General, were at the Head of the Firft Line of Foot: The Earl of Dimmore Lieutenant-Genera], and the Earl of Rothes Major General, at the Head of the Second. General Honeywood, Lieutenant Generals Campbell, Ligonier, and Baron de Courriere, and Lord Albemarle as Major General; were at the Head of the" Firlt Line of Horfe: Lieutenant Generals Cope and Hawley at the Head of the Second. Our Lines halted half Way to the Enemy to give the Soldiers Time to breathe; and having given a general Shout or Huzza, marched on to the Enemy with great A-lacrity. A large Squadron of Horfe that happened to be , at the Head of the French Line of Foot, upon the Left of their Center, having kept that Poft.whilft we were ad-, vancing, provoked Part of our Front Line to fire upon them: This occafioned all the Line to fire toofoon .'.However, this had no ill Confequence, they loaded again in an Inftant, and advanced to the Enemy, who was alfo moving towards us; the Fire in a Moment was general upon all the Front, our Line ftill advancing and gaining Ground I LieuVerfarttGentifa^^ay ri.i1 the1 River,'' white he- apprehenlded-lh^^Fneniyr'might; flank him : The Lieutenant General of the Dayifentri^ gadier Bland's Dragoons, who in that Poft fuffered:�x-tfemely. l"he Fire from aHtheBatteries of the Eaemy, ajid particularly from thofe m our Flanks/.was.prodigious, :uid our'Artilfery anfwer'd Very;lbriffe!y^ though much, hi-:. feriour in Quality andNu*ber,w>re, all.cht to Pieces,, and their Standard taken.. In. the meanrTime the Britifh and Auftrian Cavalry, through the^nterVals; of .the Fobt, went.ano* a|- paffitig adviheing; and a Brigade or Det �chment of Grenadiers pofted in their Front, behind a Curtain, opp fite to our Right Wi^Jbf Horfe, having given Way, all their Front began to d^Pre fame, 'till they ' putjheMoraf? before them, and 'Itet^geii^Ka|k6|i-theur,', Right, arid then their whole Army rejirpdi: with gr&i Pre-, k cipitationv towards the Wood snd Village of Welfheim... > Ix>rd Stair ordered the Lieutenant Generals Campbell and Ligonier to pajTs the\Morais, as well as they could, and' inarch with the Horfe ftraight to Dettingen';. which hav- ^ ing done, and fent to reconnoitre "the Village, they found it abandoned;. then they marched to Welfbeim, where fome Squadrons ftill appeared on the Skirts pfthe Wood; who, at their -Approach,4�^ng themfelyes, in^ the Woods,- and behind the Village;, which, though barricadoed all round, > -and Loop Holes made thrQugh.'.all the Walls and Tops of4 Houfesj-'We found likewife*bandoned. ....... ........"** Lord Stair not thinking it prudent to venture the Horfe into the Wooc(, 'till the Foot could come up, ordered the former to halt',, but moll of the Enemy had, by this Time, lepaffed the River, either over their Bridges, or at Fords ; -where; in the Hurry, ma'fiy' jyere drowned'. Thus ended . this Day, .wherein, the JBraveryi of our Troops cannot.be too much commended; Our. Infantry ftilf gain'dGround from -�' the Beginning, -till they remained Miftefs of the Fields Our Cavalry fupportedj for Eight or Nme Hours, the l moft fevere Cannonade that ever was known, and then at-1 s tacked the Houfhold Troops^-''who, to do them Juftice, j fupporied the andehr^Reputatio'n pf their Corps with g>*a^ i Bravery. IathisjAfliion, Ligbnier's Regiment of Boffe, . aad/BJand'sDragoionsi fuffered moft^ and gain'd great Reputation, If is^ieckoned the �nehiy7hiyeVlc^.a%crve'fci^> 1 Meii, and bur' SMi amounts to near 2500.' The King 1 auitjniiedi^ � The King has been pleafedito conftitute and appoint his Royal Highnerfs William Duke of Cumberland, to be Lieu- j tenant General of; his Majefty'sForces. - -. The Ships which failed on the. 9th of June, under Conr. j voy of the Diamond and Anglefea, are arrived at Oporto, having but 10 Days Paffage.' r . Oh Saturday laft the three Highlanders, ordered for Execution, were convey*d under a Guard, from the Savoy to the Tower, where 'tis faid they are to be executed this Morning. On Friday Morning laft died Mifs Hblled, youngeft Daughter of Mr.'Hblled in "Bilhopfgate-ftreet; fhe was m perfeft Health the Night before.  1 On Saturday laftdted, at his HoufeinHoward-ftreet in the Strand, Mr. Calvert, one of the moftconfiderable Taylors in Town, and much efteem'd by. his Acquaintance. Laft Week died at Poplar, Mrs. Jenkins, Wife of Capt. Jenkins, who had his Ear cut off by the Spaniards. Yefterday fix young Lads went down the River in a Boat, without a Waterman, being, as they thought, rapable of mamging it themfelves ; but it founder'd in-FidlerVReach, and three of them were drown'd; the reft were luckily fav'd by a Gravefend Wherry. On Saturday the Mary, Worms; 'and Regina, Buddie, both richly laden from Hamburgh, arrived in the River. On Saturday a large Collier run on an Anchor at Black-wall, and funk immediately. On Saturday Elizabeth Coapftakes was committed to perkenwell BrideweH, by Col. De Veil, for taking from the Perfon of a Frenchman, who hardly fpeaks any Englifh, a Watch, and fome other Things of Value, found upon her. And Yefterday James Hanns, who keeps the Crown Ale-houfeat St. Mary-le-bone, was committed to.Newgate, by the fame Gentleman, for affeuking laft Saturday was fe'n-night Mr. John Pearfon, and Mr. Richard Cole, maone -Horfe Chaife, upon Hounflow-Heath, with an Accomplice of his, not yet taken, who had a Black Crape over his Face, but the faid James Hahns committed the Robbery barefaced : They both had Piftols in their Hands, cock'd, and felonioufly took from the faid Mr. John Pearfon, and the faid Mr. Richard Cole, about three Pounds in Money, and both their Watches, which were Silver % one made by Mr. Garan, and the other made by Mr. Been, No. 283, and then rode off towards London ; and as feveral other Chaifes were robb'd that Day, by the fame Highwaymen, they may fee one of them in Newgate. High Water this Day at London-Bridge at 42 Minutes after 7. Mvertifimenistf ft moderate length are takeninfor this Paper at Two SbilUngs each. ;