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London Pues Occurrences (Newspaper) - March 5, 1847, London, Middlesex Numb. ad. ot XLVII. PUE-S _ From SATURDAY March rhe 5tli . to TU ESD AT March* the 8rh, r747-8. CCURRENCES. ^few of the Tranfa&ons of the Year 1747. HE year 1747, with regard tarn, has been pro-\to�4jve of Events almoit equal to any other year trioo, and notwithffanding our Weeklvjumrm f them, it is not improper to fuperadd the rol-g Review, fo well done to our Hands in the 'nfei Journal. . . _ RUSSIA., i Country. tn�' �* at War� has ^ ^ en" free from dotneftic troubles. Elizabeth, thepre-jSrei?, daughter of Peter the Great, was railed t Rufliins to rhe Imperial dignity, and thofe Ruf-nre&ed indulgence to their native prejudices.--sh t German prince, as nearefr in blood�.bad rrm uii her facceffor, by the title of Great Prince, njjians did not rxpecl to fee other Germans in - or-favour to the exclusion of natives. The/ the Monarch to hsve the Name, but that Mini-, general have the authority. Tnis has occafion-jifcharge of ft�ch foreigners as were in places of trujl or profit: Even the femnts of this great were obliged to fubmit W the temper of the and many of them were fent home at the be-s of the year: Since that we have feen General , brother to the late Scotift Earl Marifchal, after  ervice quit this Empire to feek a new Matter. t fuppofe, tho' authority has cot confirm'd it, that 40000 Ruffian auxiliaries are now upon the Msrch tteteartof the Empire, and that 10,000 more are, 'nupon the frontiers of Li-onia as Troops of tion. The Maritime Powers are to pay dearly h, we believe, foe both thefe Corps: And we rot willingly fufrec?, that anv Prince has it in wer to prevent thefe Troocs from anfwering fol-purpofcs of their |2�ftJn2ition. (.See Pruflia.) SWEDEN. Dyer which began its Seflron in nit, was fitr-"11 near the End of 1747. This long time was filled rwith the ftruggles of party tor P.iperiority, �b scon'fant flow of Zeal for the good of the '7. The Death of Count Gyllenburgh, prefi. hmChancerv, and many years Prime Mini far, iftf a trial of Skill aftd Power betwixt thofe were for the plain independent intcre/r of their jff, (or, if they mu/r engage in the bufinefs of o� "irions, for joining thole Powers who wtfre rood "yconnefteil v. ith them) and the friefidsof , who liften d to that golden temptation, which er been the certain ruin of free fhtes. The" lat-fer prevailed, that *rfkit, hitherto unrnteHtgiMe, en afcribed to thofe in the contrary Interefr. esenjov the^benerS of this p^dfe a. Z^1 T�L�wng Monapchv and are endeaVoar-'� mwt as poflible, to improve their Commerce.. - * P R U S 5 I A �tteid, has coatioued* throughout the Year fides have -*ed thenn ,.;r party. n this � -Vaf, ... -He v � �Clt-Tit, tofuperintend the affairs of Europe. B>> endeavoured to gain him, and both ha v.- rl Crlv� in turn, that he would at la t iuin His declarations, in the mean time, /train; " That he will not tnt : " unle/'s it Qiould again 3~'.-* '   .1 - . march of the RCTiaii' \vi\\ . ji:'^"- -J . *'"- � come to crofs Germany qui^ 1 or, l-j 1 ro r therlands, and, whether his Pt�.Jia�i hi* X-/ '-'.-i that march to be a . :� pire, a {horr. cimerau.'! o" cot.ri:' infor.->i a i: \> France menaces tivn'no- u.'.j �'k '(i^Sr" P.'.;1ia wj� endeavour :o ohi1rj I This v/ouJd, indeed, be an abjure ijjfrjn^T.c..: of the Neutralrty of' theErrjpjre : And as the Li**>.?eutraRty : Don Philip keeps Savoy ; and this Js", in brief, the prcfent State of the Houie of Bourbon. / /K' O L I A N D. The moll rpjjatfciKe civil Tr^nScUon of this* Yea*, is, the EleSiop.. of the Prince ot Orahgt, '"'firft - to the fimpk Stadthotd6rflu|),and then'tb'the^inheritaijce of. ic in the terhale, as well as the Male l&e. Nothing great in^cHoflhas y� flow'd from, this Revolution, which tbolc up,moH part of thc Yfea? to coMJleat. But the States-Gelw^al by their fplr^,Ardw� to the AlAe d� la Vilie'-s yAAJrials, add the Frertch King's" Declara-tions,aad die Ptectpct they har&^Sape pabjifed againft France, which waronothing battfefroarrie ofamoarrt-ihg to a Deelararion atening MemorUl was deliver d at thc Hague. There wa> no oppofir.g the Torrent. Antwerp and the Scheldc were betwen the Allies and the Invader, and Britnn', while M. de Saxe lay reidy to embrace the rir5 Opportunity, muff rot be lett expofed. Lowendahl car-:-*o every-Town bcfo*e-bim ia Duccfu Flaadevs, aod Hed die F.ench Conqueffs to the \Io.ith of the :. .' , -if the narrow Seas of Zeahnd. Some brave rfc- . . -lie to faveHull by 3 Zolv of Britiib Ti' , \ . ..; . . 'w, wi.h'lndignarion, that they were ii :. it . ;!.,. Tf rhe O'ibJicV AceoTOts may b- r-l'-.i^. ..-.r. *, "" "-W this Ca.�.a/, ac'"-" ? H Army was to cover r?.:-hjri-, b-^.w the Mie:-', and prever^ t^ J; f er-'"'" to �ergen-or>zoorrr on rv.v ir-.-r nlJat on thr other. For this pu -v>fe the r*:V? of Cumberland cookpoft between the f-i :7�thewicns of tfi- enemy gave hjrri occaSon. At -a^ CoTnt "axe drawing near to the Maefe ?n flxn 'a evidezsr 1/ threatendMaeWchC, his Roval ""i^hner*; faw_ it ne-ceoary to quit his /rrorig Camp, 'nd rrarch with all expedition to place himleif betwirr rhe enemv and the Town. TrJs b oJght on the "Arttte of Va!, or LareiJr. the particula'-s ofwhic^ are too recent in fciemory to need ?.cp.*titon. Tho the Dake of Cumberland lo^ the dav, he favedl the Town, and continued to encarrp near it the Rreateft part of the re.rainder of the Campaign. Rat ifMaef-ficht was preserved, Ber^en-op-zoori beca^ne the Vic^ tim of this partial de^ea:. Lo-vendahf Hnmediatel�' marched to inve.f it, when be knew nat rhe Allies bad palled the Rh er. Since the Redairion of this JTmqT?nt "lac?, the only advantage the eiemy has made of his vat -.meriority in the n;-)d, has been, the taking a fr,v forts oh thk Schelde, betwixt Antwerp and &?rger, which, in f^ftf* detice, Count Lowendahf'ojght to hare lecured, b�ffbrd he engaged in hit grand undertaking. 3at the Cora-tnunicaion by Water being :1ill cut &T bv the EngliO* Squadron, the Vigors and very difficak to viiaial and provide their neiy acquiritjon. As to the Winter Quarters rhis Year, thev dMfer not greatly, 5b aeneral, from wfrnt they were lafh Only Marfhal Batfiiani, who comrmnds the Tmperialifrs be* twixt the Maefe and the Rhine, has chofen Verv�r� for the place of his. Refidence, infread of Aix-la-ChaDelle, where jt is ptopofH a Congrefs flail be held to cord* der of afgeneral Peace. ITALY. The Auffriam, under Grant Brown, at th# Ead of 17*6, were living upon the Enemy in Pro venae. But this triumph' bffed oriy nvb Months: The Revolt of tht Genoefe. and the Reinforcements that came to�M-B�Ile41fe obliged them to rerafs the Var abo :t the end of Jan&ary i which they did with very incoflfidefable lofs. It was no: a great while before the Ftench fbl- / lowed them, and became Matters of the Owncy of Nice, the greateil part of which chef, now.^ bold. They advanced one as far as Sr. Remo in the Weftern Rivienr, to oblige the Au-lrians te quit the ' Invefliture of Genoa which having effected,, the Marfhal thought proper to draw back again into th� Ceucty above-mentioned. That an Imperial army, with experienced Gweral* ft its head, ftoukf fit feveral months before a large p�-pltlous town, defended cRiefly by its own Citizens, and at iafl fcave it unfubdjisd, will be always reckoa^l 8-mohg die wonders of *w, by thofe who are not informed of the wa&ts which this inveffing army was aB tfi?tfoe under. Wis xtm& not omit, however, that, ditrfegwis IflverBsnre, the-French found means, tip fMll,3^e^V>which'Cr^)t along the (bore, to thro^r Cohfiderahk &pjp%s, bom of Ntes and Money, into the place. One, of fltel^ convoys Admiral Medfey fell in widi, �o4 roide aboaf l,*oo Prifoners. Since' the Adfbrwhs retired, greater Reinfbrxementi have been fent the fame way j fo that the French, under the Thike of Richlieu, who focceedsthe Duke of BoufBers* ire at prefent powerful enough to garrifca all the ffeone places along the Baflero Riviera. Part of the "w^rnm Riviera, with Savona and Fmal. ,are ia tho ftafflJsof the King 6fSardinia, t T^Be Chevalter de Belleifle's Misfortm�.-m atfempp-ing to pa& tte Cot of Exdfes, whtn he and fome*hei-Ja^o/b4sPeopfefefl,w�sa very remarkable Even*. h prevented aa Invasion of Piednionr, but had leans arivbthe* ConfeqiJeaces i for the King of Sardinia, tn t^%pnae of moft Pcdote, took thcScld very latekft^ Yeaf ia Perlbo, and, wheojotijed bytheAoftrbtscesa Cbni, fdrxnd^heftafcfi toofarsdvanadto atsaa^ta^r ehing of I^ortauoP� Tb*uated Ar^tfcrcfecvfcaA. ;