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London Pues Occurrences (Newspaper) - April 18, 1847, London, Middlesex ;L. XLVL Numb 29. CliRRENCES. From SATURDAY April the 18th, to TV ESDAT Afril thcaift, 1747. -t ifriveil ONE ;6f t'ffi 'Packet which brtragbt One'Holhnd M-nl, viz. 'March ,13- {^ft'^in'thi ;Wornmgj�>oo French Tf'P^'pS.arrfyciJ aVS'. P/trre.n''Are,na iffi^S' th'ir Tf'afr/ ot'the Couvpy vvhich dcij rkU >'?^ort'Q fino and $?rM ilf r.evf.rjr ^l^ijit the like ' "*"" "~ bj- >'a rij- 1 Number put'i.rd'Spezzia, on b,->aru> de-fle ven in, uoTTi -alieu--. >"w, -n.. �4'( ho sive out.tvt-rhcy have iken Joined by 3000, etfchi'irtir3 gooif^ affi|re.', tbdlerr.berg, we hear, art bFthe Artrffery have alreaJy resch'd the eights ot" the Rochetra. . M^'-JWiJ i. A'Bcdy of kVperiaJ Troops is Tived 6H"We side tof Aule. in Ordef to pehetratc ro the Riviera fef Levant, a't the fame time that lie Army arrives before.Genqi. . MOftt'pttiW'i7. WKftlg nasW^ed a Cou-; frXJta BreVU;'wirb DiftSatches that pocafioned jW ,^______r... - *rt'�fertt'ba*S. ^tfo'tf^rSletten^er has been here o* Parte, wirh.'Dtrfatwri^s'H^it are faid to be of fybtithtt. ;Tfte tWo Convoys for Languedoc _e cch to carry a Remittance'6f jo Millions of SlittfAto.'Mjrcb*?. TheSqiiadron equipping at CdtfWotfn win cOolilt of 1i Men of War and 4 Frigates, andrje entirely ready befofe the End of JfeStTWh*. 'ItWiB be employed" for fome Time *b*tSt IrtfrUaWck, Iti ordit to Eiefdife the Officers tnd 8�no*rit: Tne Engl'* Phyfidan, Blackwclt, who was taken up fome time ago, has been leve" fal:rt�tfs-fcx^^tl'fie^etfic.G>rt�niiifariis of the 9eftatt:''Bup' zoom with Advice that the pceceedingNight tbe French had carried by Aflimlt tbe,FoEc:ot Becle, on the Lett of tbeSfheld, helow Antwerp.and that they extended toSas van Ghent and Sluys; but the Inundation of thofe Places is perfcdly foem'd, and ol lo Jarge Extent, that jt will be difficult for 1 them to undertake 4 Siege. We ate aflur'd tbat thfc.ADied Army will thjs Day put in March, in order to obtigeMai&al saxe to rec^B his Troops to rcftitorce his Army.- Orders, are given to fend two Battalions toZealand. We juft now*heaf the French have t4Jcen,Poft at Breskens, oppofite Fief finguen; and that the Traniports with fingiiih Troops are arrived 6fc at WiUiamftadtfrom �nfr land. , , Mr. PhiOipsi Lieutenant In Liridtinatfs Regloient or Infantry, b arrived from LilJo, arid brings Advice tWcrWe^rench ale in PoOeffiorTof Port �>c*t, a �n�H#been inform'd. that for more than two Mwfhytbe Court of Fran^ fartku^lng M-#*m#1lgit& ahd try. in* ihteforat^aU itrfect^t sp^ingVat^e Coirt; of Vienp-1? in order to engage the-E.npreTs-Queen ol Hqtigary to' a. leperit;- Accomrao�arioa their jyloft Chriftianand Catholik M*je8ies: The Anfwers which have hith-rto been given to-I" Freftth Emiffiries, ar? in lwfe and general Terras i * bdt' notwihS2ndirig that, the Court of Verbifies perfedly well discovers thit the Empre^-tiuren , would not be at all forry to enter into lu.h Mek-''fiftesi Asfhe is perfuaied that by concluding a fe-parijte Peace-with-tbe Crowns of France and Spa� ; Ihe might conduct Things in fuch a Manner that ' the Courts'of GreatBritain and Turin woul not oply find fhemfelves under a Neceffieyi bat fbould wrceive it to be their Imereft ro accede torffte Tr-�ry which flTould be concluded. As the Courts of yiepna. and Great Brka-JQ have made life ot the J Court of PoituftaJk in order to bring about a>l'e 4 'parate Accommodation^with Spain, this laft Court ~fnd that of France maieUte ol it in Uke Manner, Dring the Emprefs^ieen to a feperite Accommodation ; to the �nd that-ythis Priocefs might make a.Comraon Cauleuwiih them, an*that tfwfe Courts being united, might on the-ir relpeciive Parts bring their,Allies, to a general picincaocn. Its very true, that the Views of France �n tbisaie to remove the Oufficulties which Hand; in the Way of, and to bailed the gieat Wotk ot Peace; liuc there flifl. remains ,two *ery great ones, which thefe new Mfafures do not leetn to remove, viz.' the Eftablifhroeni of Don Philip, and tfte Divifjon that is^ to be made to his SafdinMB Majcfty, if thi t Prince fhould renounce the M^quilate oi Final.-This is w-hatfteMa^u^l'sdeStainvWifnvoy from Tulc^nyr,hasviotiaia'te4 'nJbme privateConferen-upon thji Subject, which he has bad with tbe founts Maurepas and SuFlorentin} at whkb they a�ed-bim, whether that Princek had any-other E quivalent in View to fatisfy Spain in this Point, a nd to^contribute to the fce^efla Wifbmem t�f Pea cc. Thefe Advices alio take Notice, th� tbe Marquets de StaijiyrBc cx^afedihimlcif from aafwer ine directly to rhe',Qiiellion that had been put to Urn, by laying, that he had no Charter nor Inirructi- 1 ons to fay any thing upon this Suhjeci, and xftst he was entirely ignorant of whit the Court of -1 Vienna was inclinable to do to facilitate m P�cc, ] hue that he would with Plcafurc iotorm4� of the i good Difpofitions of his moil Chriflian Majtliyin tnis Reipect. C�Yt of * frivitt Uutr by the Ujl Miti, Rntttdim, Afril 19. It is itnpoflibJe to deferjbe-rhe Con'lernition m which the principal Perfons in this City re at pre ientj fcr as yet thePopuUvt- *re not fuiiy apptiPd ol their Danger. The French Fortes to ire number of 17^003 Men, under the Command ot therEn-terpr ring Count Lowendahl, whom we call the Right Arm ot MarQia. Saxe, which were encatnpM in t*�e Neighbourhyod -of Bruges, are actuary advanced into our Territory, and �e luvc all the R�ton in the World to believe,, chatSas van Ghent is auack'd by this Time. Tik Tram of Ar cillery, which we apprehended to have Iwen len^ toGherir, in order to have been tranlported fome* where elj'e, was deftgn'd for this Enter pi i*ei for which, and for the Operations that are to follow it, we can now perceive that tbe French has been preparing feveral Montbs> for, nodoubc that the Reduction of the touU tliftrkx thereabouts Js bat preparative to lome greater and more mortifying Stroke, , As you might poffibly, during your ftay in Holland, takes Tittle Notieftj of this-laiail Country, which its Skuition onjyrendcrsof luctr very great Importance,, give me Jieave to prefeflt-foo, with a fhort Defcripcion qf it, adapted as tar as is pofrK'ls to the prefent Occafion The Dutch-Fenders (fo> we are ,wont tci cajl U^esbetw^cn.tbe^reoc* new Conquefh and thfU e^sends ^rona Wefi to Eafl, that is, from Slayitft UROjabontarMiles, and froni the Limits oi.tbe.XcrrJtory shGbcnt to the Sea, that is, fromS9uth,to>North, fifteen Miles, bdt iq many places js muchiwuTower^io^foaie not three? The Sas yaft Ghent, Lfr Xbe Sluicf�t^ent, ,is* * very ftrooig ?Ja�, cgnn^ex*d �n cveVy Light-, by itSSitua.tic^b a^B^ft^MarJhesj.j^IiwtjQca*^ qgris, which are ^cguiatt, mi a League iniCwcam* ferencei jnd[ irs^ving. a very &wa$^mioa good'Maaiihes,and whatevercile isre^wifitci iet' enanlinga Place of its importance, to maiceanob* ftlhate DciPence. �-*^�. .ai. , Tne lm*n For.t� fx& places in the immediate Vi-^nity;'ot|be^asvanCuicnt. and ulcuJ*ced:4or jnr irecdrhy, I fiec^'not nation, Vca44e jdeperW oh aW run the fame Fate therewith, The -� j Wfttern ExtremKy of this Country 4s covert br �th^fS|tiioui Ti^'Jfrn^M&Hfi ^ftU^a 1 J^m'jmfi X0greu>J|��Jkj3AnwmJ{ift^yr tand is rooked upon as the Capita) oi Dutch Flan*! ders, Butbeiflury uisImi�bi^BJlen>-tbeTOwd is bat mdiSercnt, the Caftlebut in,lw4 t>rd�, �nd the Porti which was' forrnefly capable ot reccivi ng five hundred large Ships* will not now bold � unto part of lb many a irks, being fa chca:k*J up, that no VtjUil'Qt any Burthen can enter. In point of : Situafio'n, as t'-e uhole Country may be Uid uri� der Water, is on tie land fide adruvl'v ma-eefSUe. : The link Arm of the Se^-, on which it fiands. and that run^up betaeen it *nJ che llbnd of C*dland, i caikd the Z*�n, for tl.e Security of the Nwiga,-tion, on whf:h feveral Forts have b?en erscled. From this concile View of the Country, you will fee that w? are not alarmed wichou* Capfe. TheConqu;'? of chls.Traif of Land would cover Ghent and t'rv^es very effe'/tuaHy, give a round* nel� to trie �*incli Ai^jiution', nrid open a Cotr.� inunicafion be'Cweer. An:v.c:p and Orknd: This would b'ffctri.Cpaveniency to lb em, kut it can-, not be"borne 1,-y qs. We lofe by this means not the Territ">ry enly, but our Frontier-, fiufhingis expos'd j thelflar.d of Cad f- r..l toil, and ^KZeatirii ar their Mercy.  Can voa U-ievf ne van ever bear thiv> The ter ibie ESVcts of the Ken:h ArtL'ery, during the prefer.t War, will not fufifcr us tocon� fide in the Strcngrh of any Plice th.t is expofei ro them> otherwifewe m)gh: entertain Hopes that there would he fome Interpofkion ot Time be� tween feeing anJ conquering IjJjccs t'ut, in all their long Win, the Spaniards cou'd never take irom us, ftnd v,hi;h even proved anigapenetrable Rampart agjinft the Frenvh tliemfelves in 167%, This we plainly perceive, tbit there are now no Tetros to be lonjer kept, The Sword isat'lajl drawn, an-1 undoubtedly mufi be ci:her very foon llieathed again, or both Parties murt throw away their Sc.bbarvls. 1 firmly believe this, and fo do mofl People here, and confequentFy expect an im� mediate end of the War, or a War without end* that is, fo ur as we can difcern at prefent. Item ih� LOKOON OAZITTI. Ber/nee, Much �8, BY the hfr Letters from Rome there is Adyfce, that the Cardinals Acquavivaand Petra, died lift Monday 'Night; and that the Day after died Cardinal Accoramboni; and It was thought tbe Pope would make the promotion ol Cardinals at the nomination of the Crown Heads on the joth of next Mcrritlt ^ . Rmer&tnt, jfpti ii. The French have lnvefled Sluys, Fort Philippine and Fort Perls, and threa> en an I'nvifion upon the IQand of Watcheren.^. Mis Royal Highnels the Duke of Cumberland h�s detached fome Battalions of Dutch Troops for the Defence ofthe Provence of Zealand, who arc put under the Command of General la Rofque.- Some Dutch Tvfen of War are ordered for the pro-i tecrion of the Coaft of Zealand; and aO the armed Boats and Vefjels that are at hand, are fent into the Srhelde, to obftructany embarkation that may be attempted by the Enemy 5 and fuch of his Br j--tannick Majefty's Ships as are in thofe Seas, wifl cruise near the Mouth of the ShelJe for the fame Purpofc, The Englifn and Heffians were encjmp'd this Mornin� at Gilfeii, and ire to he joined To� morrow by the Auitrians and Dutch, H�i�e. 4frit j 1. Upon the news arrived hH WedneUiay Morning that a party of French had entered Dutch Flanders, and hid taken poll in the ffland of Cadfant rbreattting Sliiys with a Siege, the States have ordered feveri Men of War to fail immediately for Zealand to prevent a Defcent upon the luand Wa^chereni Four Battalions of Dutch -Foot a e alfo ordered to Zealand. Another Corpfeof French is march. ^ a long the Scelde, and was on Monday advanced to the Neighbourhood of Yferdyke, and Philrpitfe, Private Lertcr* arrived this Morning mention the lafters having Capitulated. Letters from Paris of the ijth In^f N. S. fay, that the French Kin&Y Departure was fix'd upon the rth of May? thar the Cavalry of the King's Houfliofd, was to fetout in a few Days for Flanders* The Grand Prior of France was, to Sail from Marfailles the 10th or Inftant for Antibes, to iecond the Operations of M,4e Che  vret aga'mft the IQes of St, Marguerite and |e. Honorst, - Letters from Bnnfefs of Teft�r Saturday b^betw�� iVftf and ofry Recruits for Col Itewartfi Rtglmjat m the pnich Hivke cmc �p t� th� Ngnl. ;