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London Daily Post And General Advertiser (Newspaper) - October 12, 1743, London, Middlesex The London Daily Poft, and General Advertifer. NuMB-279^ WEDNESDAY, October 12, 1743- Deal, Oftoher 10. fiSTfcRDAY in the Afternoon and this Morning the Outward-bound Ships alt failed to the Weft-ward. Came down and failed Mar/, Kelly, for Leghorn; and Rapahannock,WiIcox, forCowes. Arrived the. Uri'ula Tender, from Portfmouth ; and a Ship from Jamaica; but know not her Name ; alfo the Young Peter, -, from Bilboa. The Ruffel, Anderfon, from Virginia, is arrived off Dover. LONDON. Journal of the Army of the Allies, from the \ft Infant, N.S. to the yth, both incluftve. The 1 ft Inftant, a grand Council of War was held, wherein his Britannick Majefty prefided, and the Refult was, that fome Troops fhould go and take Poffeffion of the Village of Lingenfeldt, near the River Queich. The 2d, in Confequence of this Refolution, a Detachment of 400 Men, including 100 Dutch Troops, was fent out with 400 Pioneers and 30 Carpenters, under the Command of a Lieutenant Colonel and a Major, in order to throw up fome Fortifications in that Village under the Direction of Lieutenant Colonel Luttich, whopurfuant to his Orders, made the Engineers of the Army furnifh them with all the neceflary Implements for the Works. At the fame Time 400 Horfe were detached to cover the Pioneers, and 50 Huffars to patrele about the Country. Thefe two Detachments having aflembled on the high Road of Heigbften, where a H�ffian Bataliion was encamped and farmed the Head of our Camp, they fet out at Four o'Clock in the Morning. The King having given his Approbation for levelling up the Lines along the River Queich, a Detachment of 1200 Horfe and the fame Number of Foot, were ordered to march to thofe Lines, and to take Tents with them, as alfo Bread and Forrage for two Days. This Detachment ferved to coyer 2000 Peafants that were employed in razing the faid Lines. They fet about the Work the 4th, and made an End the 7 th. The 6th, a Detachment, made pp of 17 Men out of every Company and Troop of the Dutch Forces, was ordered to go and occupy the little Town of Germerflieim, where they began the. 7th to make new Works, and draw \ a Line before our Camp;-The reft of this Journal, -we' prefume, contains an Account of the Retreat of the Army, but it is not yet come to our'Hands. Xetters from Cadiz of the aotK of laft Month, fay, that5 feveral Englifh Men pf War cruize before that-Harbour,* and put an entire Stop to their Commerce, not a Ship daring'' to put to Sea : The Fleet bound for Buenos Ayres, which \ had received Sailing Orders, is now ordered not to depart fo� long as they fee any Englifh Ship of Force en the Coaft. � The laft Advices from Hanover, which are dated the 7th � Inftant, N.S. are very pofitive that the Princefs Louifa and ' the Prince of Denmark, would be there about the 20th of this Month, N.S. which Time is already elapied, and that; a great many Men were at work in .widening, one of the  Gates of the City, at which their Royal Highneflb' are to maketheir publick Entry^ From Luxembourg we hear, that the Flying Camp at Thionville has'been reinforced with. io;pob Men drawn from the Garrifons of Givet, Sedan, Charieville and Phi-jipville, and that this Army is to march towards the Palatinate. Yefterday being the Anniverfary of his Majefty's Coro-nation; the Morning was ulher'd in with Ringing of Bells, �t Noon jhe Park and Tower Guns. were fir'd, and the Lords of the Regency receiv'd the Compliments of the Nobility, &c at St. James's Houfe; as did their Royal Highnefles the Prince and Princefs of Wales at Leicefter-Houfe, on the Occafion. yefterday a Proclamation was iffuejd. for, proroguing the i Parliament/from the i(jth of this:-.inftant O&ober, to the \ . azd of November, when they .are to fit for {he Difpatch of' Bufinefi. � > ,: r- � I The Cruiser,'Strartgeways,; one -of the1 -Jamaica 'Fleet \ that was in the Hurricane, arrived' off Dover on Monday ' laft. She has loft all her Mafts, ,and .had her Firft Mate, i| Mr. Gibfon, wafh'd over .board. We hear, that the ^\^^M^ifii^ZT/^^\:X^\p, [ is rioW; unde^failihg Orders;J and is.' to'^epaVjt from !$ph> ; head- wi^K,the'iitf^/air Wind,:for $eW* * rDuke of Marlborough, is arrived in Toiwn ; bat his Gracehavmg bear flung from birWirfo, is"a little wdifp>fed'ai'.the Hague  '  ".\.",V";"V: ^;>:',� "^'f:' We hear jthait; his Grlce 1 the Lprd: Arcbbrfhbp of Can-cerbarj/'lies to dangcrou/ly jh atthe Bath, that.they are doubtful concerning his Lordfhip's Recovery. . This Day the SeiDons begins at the-Old Baily. The Campaign on the Rhine is at an End, and the Army is in full March back to re crofs that River, in order (as 'tis thought) to take up Winter-Quarters in Flanders. The Princefs Louifa will fet out forthwith 1 tho' the exact Day for her Departure is not yetfix'd. Yefterday Morning Mr.. Cleaver, a Wine Merchant on St. Mary Hill, was married to Mifs Galton, Daughter of the late Mr. Galton, a' Wine Merchant in the Borough ; an agreeable young Lady with a Fortune of 20,006 1. We hear from Taunton in Somerfetihire, that on Sunday laft Mr. Kirkpatrick, an eminent Attorney of that Town, was married to Mifs Lucas of the fame Place, a very agreeable young Lady with a Fortune of 3000 1. Yefterday the Lady of Penyfton Powney, Efq; Knight of the Shire for the County of" Berks, was fafely delivcr'd of a Son, at his Houfe in Upper Grofvenor-Street. A few Days fince died at Cheltenham Well* in Glou-cefter (whither be went to drink the Waters) Sir Robert . Auften, of Bexley in Kent, Bart. He reprefented the Port of New Roraney in Kent, in the two laft Parliaments; and married, in 1738, Rachael Daughter of Sir Francis Dafh-wood, of Weft-Wicomb in Bucks, Bart. Sifter to the prefect Sir Francis ; but dying without lffue, is fucceeded in Dignity and Eftate by his next Brother, now Sir Sheffield Auften, Bart. Sir Robert was a good-natur'd affable Gentleman, and greatly efteem'd by all that knew him. On Friday laft the Rev. Mr. Arthur Prime, Batchelor in Divinity, and Fellow of St. John's College in Cambridge, was collated by the Right Rev. the Lord Bifhop of Ely to the Vicarage of Foxton, in Cambridgeftrire, lately void by the Ceffion of the Rev. Mr. Shaw. The Lords of the Admiralty have appointed Mr. Shard Wa>ehoufe and Storekeeper at his Majefty's Yard at Chatham, a Place of confiderable Profit. On Monday Night, about Five o'C'ock, a Boat coming from the OIdaSwan, in which were four Men, three Women and a Child, was overfet near the Steel-yard by running foul of a Hoy's Cable, by which Accident one of the Men, two Women and the Child were drown'd : The Waterman fav'd himfplf by laying hold of the Cable, and the others were taken up by the Affiftance of fome Boats from the Shore. On Monday laft died the Son of Mr. Jones, Matter of the Royal Bagnio in Newgate ftreet, and not Mr. Jones him-felf, as mentioned in the Papers. Yefterday John Thompfon was committed to Newgate, by Col. De Veil, for affaulting at Brantley in Surrey, Mr. William Holt, in his Dwelling-houfe, binding him and his Wife, and felonioufly taking out of his faid Houfe Goods, Apparel, Rings and Money, to the Value of near Thirty Pounds. We are inform'd the_ TEM PLE-P,UNCH-HOUSE is near fitted up, and wift~on Monday next beopen'd ; where PUNCH will be made at fueh Pri�e�V tad of fttch Ingredients, as the Proprietor doubts not but to give the utraoft-Satisfaflion : Not fir much in Regard to bis own Profit, as for the Publick Utility. High Water this Day at London-Bridge, at 1 Minute after 6. Bank Stock 149 1 8th a 1 half a 1 4th. India Ditto 194 a 1 half a 194. South Sea Stock 113 3 8ths a 1 4th. Ditto Old Annuities 115 half a 3 4ths. Ditto New 114 1 8th a x 4th. Three per Cent. Annuities 102. Ditto 1742, 102. Ditto 1743, 1003 8thiaihalf. Million Bank 119. Equivalent 111 ^ Royal Aflurance 80. London Affurance 11 7 8ths. Englifh Copper 41. 10 s. Seven per Cent. Emperor's Loan no Price. Five per Cent, ditto no Price. Bank Circulation 2 1. 17 s. 6 d. Pr. Iridia Bonds^l. 19 a. Pr. Three and. a half Salt Tallies 3 Pr. Three and a half per Cent. Exchequer Orders 4 j half Prem. Three per Cent. Ditto 2 Difc. Lottery Tickets ul. 10s. a,6d. D R U R Y-L A N E. By His Majtfi?} Cbmpany of Comedians, AT the Theatre - Royal in Drury-Lane, To-morrow, will be preferred a Comedy, call'd The CONSTANT COUPLE; . - , OR, j Trip'*/* the Jubilee. The Part of Sir Harry WUdair,by Mr. Giffard j Colonel Standard, Mr.Del'ane; Alderman Sniagler,. Mr. Tiiw�ll; Yiisard, Mr. W. 6iffard ; Beau Clincher, by' Mr Titet;' Clincher jun. Mr. Neale. Dicky, Mr. Ray j Tom Errand, Mr. Anderfon. - Angelica, by Mr*. Benhetj La3y Darling, by Mn. Edgerton;} Parley, Mrs. Cryfij And the Part of Lady Lureweil by Mrst GiiSrd. With Entertainments between the A