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London Pues Occurrences (Newspaper) - November 3, 1847, London, Middlesex . XLVL Occurrences 1'Vjin TV ESD AT November the 3d to S ATU R D AT bWember the 7^ 1747. ,o>!^e' � |>oir the .i�f. � ' '� .)'.;j0>: (>AZETTV ExT�oHiniry. A/./ri-.iAv Of .f, Off. 1747-run-tv fleers of ihe Admiralty hav-,,',! Information, that a very Urge , \;.(chant Ship?, bound from the Ports j t to the Veil Indies, were collecting j ,t Oct I fie d'Aix, *nd that a Itrona ,,n llt Jn-i of Wat Oiled from B'tit ' .m, fhev rent to Sea Re^r Admiral a Squadron of his M'jefty's Ships, . M,0.,, to intercept them. The hench t^t'' ', -'s Louila began the Engagement, and were fiowtd by the re it of the Sq jadron as they could ome up, and went from Rear to Van. The navy having the Weather Gige of us, md a wait ami conltant Fire being kept on both Sidrs, he Smoke prevented my feeing the Number of he F.nemv, or wh ro bring too for that Night, -rH (eeing a prcat Firing a long way a-ftern of mr, I was in hopes of feeing more of the Enemy's Snips taken in the Morning> but in-fttad of tut I received the melancholy Accounts of Captain Siumsrez's being killed, and that the Tonnmt had cfcaped in the Night by the Affiance of the lntrepide, who by having the Wind of our Ships, hid received no Damage that I could perceive. Immediately I call'd a Council of War. As to the French Convoy's efcaping. it was not poflible fer roe to detach any Ships after them it firft, Or duung the Aftion, except the Frigates, and that I thought would have been imprudent, as I obferved feveral large Ships of War among then ; and toconnimme in this Opinion, I have fince learnt that they had the Content of v thefe two Days paff, in order to put rhem in a Condition to be brought into Porr, as well as our own which have fuffcred greatly. I have lent tnii Exprefs by Capt. Moore of rhc Devonfhire, in the Hector, and it would be doing great Injuftice to Merit, not to fay, that nc fignaliaed himielf greatly in the Action. We have taken, Guns. Le Monarque, - - - - 74 Le Terrible, - - - - 74 Neptune, - - - - - 70 Le Trident, .- - - - Chief Men. Le Tonnant - 811 L'lntrepide - 6% 6 Le Terrible - 6U Le Monarque - 6%6 Le Neptune - 6%6 Le Trident - 6 so Le Fougeux - $so Le Sevarne - sjo The D'lpatch of the Wealcl Sloop is a Meafure thar, in ail Likelihood, wiUfecure the taking the greateft Part of this Fleet, as it wjji arrive there long before therni and tbe remaining Convoy being only a few Frigates, our Fleet, under Commodore Legge, cannot fa^ of intercepting them, by lying before the Ports they a e bound for. From the London Gnetres. Venice, Oftobtr w. THE Aufkian Army is beginning to go into Winter Quarters. The Return of the Troops into the Paroseafan and Pliilantine will fecure thefe Countries from the farther Iocurfi-ons of the Genoefe, who have railed Contributions, and committed many ExceiTes, and have cat-ried off fome of the principal Inhabitants for Hodages, among whom is Marquis Scotti, Brother of the SpaniOi AmbafTidor. By Advkts tiom Leghorn we learn, that Captain Hughes, of his Britannick Ma)ePy's Ship the EiTrX, has lent into that Port two French Ship-, laden with Cloth, vihied at 100,Dollars, whieb tg^�kyn�r V/'- ~* IT the Jilmd ot S. � dni-i, bein.j part of the MarleiUe^ Turkey Fieer. Turin, OcJ.11. Advice is ju!t rJce^^ed thit the Enemy hdve attickt I. w i.-hour Sun els, tor tjicve Days toge her, the C file of Gtlligiione, whnc there i� a Deruh near oothtr Genera! otn-er in rmService, the Duke of W irtemberg C-is, whom he has appoin.ulties railed by the To* n ot Arr.rleidam are near being entiicly icinovcd, lince they have alrta'/ agreed to Icttlc orf in Caitlc and "other Effects i they were even very near taking Marquis Botta at his.Country Home. An effectual Hop * ill toon be put ro all farther Attempts ot this .Nature, by the Auftrian Troops, which will be qua tered in thole Parts. Even the Pcafantsarc rilen up in Arms againll the Prench and Spaniards, nd by turrourtding and b. hegtng: Ieveral traall Corps, to the Number of 3 or 400 Men, whith ware difperfed in thole Villages, htve made the greateft Paitot them Prilonerj. Hj�ue,Niv j. Th< Anfwer intended to be give 0 to M-de la Vilk's Memorial, was deliberated uprn and unanimoufly agreed to laft Tuetday in the AfT rably of the States of Holland. It \* as expect-d that this Day it would bav.e been carried to ihf Statci General, but it has been poftponed ti.;|To* morrow* Nothing farther has yet been done in this Prosince about t'e Hereditary Succcifion. It is now faid, that rhfc Affair will be crfcrcd n?s: Wedncfdjy to the confideration of rhe St.res of Uciccht, when it is thought it will meet aith little or no Oppolirion. Upon the Diflurbane* which have larely happened in the Ieveral Qu.i* tersof Gueiderland, it has been thought proper co convoke immediately the States of that Province, in order to relume their Deliberations about the Prince of Orange's Commiffion, the the Hereditary Succeflion. By the Letters receiveJ this Day from Paris we hear, that on the 10th o< laft Month, M. de Belieifle, arret having repull'ed ail the advanced Ports ot M. de Leutr*jm, had tor�-cd him to raiie the Blockade ot the Caftle of Ventimiglit, and to retire from Campo Roilo t