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I. dc Conflijis let out Yefwrday, in crder to take 113; !jcc. indeed, the?. were" bufv in.om&!eatto' i- fceirsrtf
eit hlm the Command of tbBre ft Flee
.uuipi, tc 01 ine xcuiuc privateer, on an expedition
to the Northward, ifuppofed either to Scotland or tho
orthprjreland, where he was Jail year. This is the
whole of the miahty armanient that has been fo much
- exaggerated and expatiated on for fome, time pan.
Jufys Advices from CafTel fay, the court of fiancee
..has made frelh prop&fals. of peace to the landgrave of 5
HefTe, which are faid to be very, advantageous jxand :
that it was poffible his fercne highneft, feeing the mife
ry to which his fubje&s are rcducid, may ' embrace
neutrality. .-. . ':
We hear that the forces and militialarc fj ftationed i--in
the cbunties contiBuous ofj
50,000 can be got together in a few days. v
s;A.t council" held yclterday at, Kenfington, a refolu-
tiqn was taken to give' public notice, that fuch of his ' "
L niajeftys fubjefts.who fhould enlift as foldiers, from that
day, in the land fervicgfjialTnot be f:nt out of Great-.
Britain, and (hall be entithrdTo tiieir difchirgc in three
years, or at the end of the ar, If they choole it. . -'
Letters from Ratifbon of the aift ulc. advile, that the ,
. elctor of Palatine's troops are to go into "the French , .
fer vice, and that the eleclor of Bavaria is to enter into a
neutrality, and to have a fubfidy from England. It is
- added, that the Tufcany troops that joined general lie ;
Ville's army,' are fo reduced by iicknefs and death that,
feme of the regimerfts havd not above 30 meii left. :.. ' -
Some f enable peopleat the Hugue have reprefciuecf to
the principal perfons 'in the regency, that the conduit of
trFrenchCourtwith regard- to- Great Britainde-T7:
ferves their moft fcrious con fide ration. If, fay they, r
the fuccours be' refufed, and the invafion bafHed, the.
Englifli will think themfelves abfulycd from keeping any 7
meafurcs in'refpcV to Dutch trade. On the other hand, ,
if the French lhbuld not make any impreflion, the pro- .
pcrty of the Dutch in England, would be in a precarious
-Hate, v-- & ""
aoo nat bottomed Boats, eicprted and defended by 25
Ships' of the Line, befides 1 50 other Boats, lader with :.
warlike Stores and Provifions for 4 Months y fix Bomb
- Veflels and 4 Firefhips ;sand the whole will be ready,
h is thought, by . the 20th of next Month . at fartheft.
Notwithstanding "all the Reafonings of the Fublick, it
is ftill uncertain whether the Thing wiH end in a De-'
fcent on England, or in tome Operation of a different
Nature. " J ' "
L - O N D:C7-N, Julys-
" ' Jub 5""We- hear that the forces now on foot, and
compleat in this kingdom,'are as follows, viz. Two
troops' of horfe, and two troops, of ' horfe grenadier
guards; 7 regiments of dragoons ; the 3 regiment? of
Foot guards 34 regiments of foot, and 32 independent
companies. ' T hefe, with the militia ol fuch counties
as arc Well trained and ready for fervice, will, together,
make up at leaft a body of 60,000 men
A letter, from fort St. George, dated Sept. 7, 1 758,
brings advice, that after the French had taken fort St.
David, they determined to go to the fouthwaid, and
attack Trichinapoly ; but rnalcing exorbitant, demands,
cn- the king of Tanjour, (whofe country they were ob
liged to pals through) the inhabitants formed a fcheme
. to deftroy monf. Ldly the general, and the ether prin
cipal officers j and though it did not fucceed ta their ex-i
ptdations, it however put the French in fuch confufion,
that thejnvereobjjged to retreatwitlvthe lofs of between
3 and 400 Europeans and Lally himfeif was fcveral
times in jreat peril of . his life. They were purfucd by
the Tar.jourincs about co miles, and the French gene-
- ral is now returning to rondichcrry with his forces, in
IFead of making an attack on Trichinapoly. As their
finances are low, they have adually taken a Dutch Ihip,
the HarlacmTfromBatavia, with about 200,000 dol-
lars oivboiiid-trroldand filverpto fupply their neccf-
; iitici.- ': '' ' . . ' ;
The following is faid to be an authentic account of
the great preparations made on the coaft of France from
Dieppe to Dunkirk, for invading thefc kingdoms, by
an eye-witnefs. - - . '
; On the 24th of laft month Mi d'Horrouville, ar
lived at Hivre-dc-Grace from Paris, to take on him the .
command of the expedition, where he found but 30 of
the flat-bottomed boats finifhed, Theft boats were built
at thekingt&iclTZan&in the baton t fa that it tvas impef
"fible for any Englifh iaptain tt bave ften thtm enly Ly re
cehnoitringt and net on the teacbt as has been ajferted
,. and about 20 more on the flocks. Thefe boats are built
of inch and half inch fir by Mr. Bcrran, who is cftcem .
ed their beft builder,.for about 2000 livres per boat
whd he has contracted to build 50 more by the middle
cf September, which he thinks he (hall not be able to
compleat within the timt. There is nothing more in
the conftrufiion of thefe boats than is common to the
paflage boats on the. Seine, for which ufc, if thc.expe-
are - aflured tharthc Conquefl .orGuardaloupe
yic4ivs ii 4vi4jciiy, tiui an vcu wiujcrs 10 mis rvmg-
coni i though there are a few fnarlirig harrow Souls, who .
even objedt to the Humanity of thcTcrmi of Capitu
lation. Wc are afTured that the annual Produce of Guarda
loupe, is above 40,000 Hogfheads of Sugar, befides a .
vaft Deal of Cotton, Coffee, and Ginger. - -
"June 19. The budle made in France, acd by the French '
party in Holland,. aboot invading England, will,. we re f t
fared have - no other intention than to qaiet the people of"
France under their prcfent dillrefi in the Icfi of their trade
and fettlsments, by perfuading them that the court will re
taliste on England in fuch a mir.se r, that (he v. ill fue for
peace before harvell be over, . 1
His majefly's (hip 1'hcenit, which is to be comminded by
his royal bighnefs Prince Edwirdii a fine new 44: gun Ihip,'
built on an entire new plan, and will in a few days be launch ' '.
cd from mtff. Bufons yard at Lime Houfe.
J' 30. Letters from France tell a, that the Sailttins had , '
declared war againfl England,' and fent to fea 1 1 vefitls, vie. '
four frigates ot ao gun, a Xcbque ,of i6, and fix Galteow ,
' of 4 guns each. , . j; .
J it. An officer that was out open the hte meJitic
to th French coaft. ritei thus to his brother: Ir im
pcCble for us to tell the damage was done at Havre de Grace t
everything, foon after the bombardment bfgin,' being ol.
feared fiom our fight by fmoke and flames but certau we
.,lhrsi but fcveral of their fmall roaflin( vi-flVU fhn "c "P.011 De :er E'". tftey were in Uanics lor more r
lay rotting for want of hands to work them, and with . tUo oor., none part or other'.. .
only their ordinary parrifon to defend them. From j N E W- T O'R Kt Sept, 10.- i "
Dieppe he paficd to Boulogne and Calais, where was -The Albany Poft, who arrived here lilt Nijhf, in-
no appearance of any heftile proceedings, nor fear (hewn forms, That Gen. Amherlr, with his Army remained -
or an enemy ! And in the beginning of July he arrived "- yet at Crown-Pointall ijj. good-IIcalth t -That it wai
" at Duijxirk,j which !ace.jvailikewife deftitute of flat currently rc'portcd"arAlbany, that Brigadier Gen. Gae
"iou6m"c" borts,and np camp. to defend it in cafe of a had fet out from Ofwego, with a lame Body of his Ar- '
jtege or oomoniumcni ana inu in ine garnion ana tne . my, in oraer to attack Ulwrgatchi, &c That on
aJjsctr.t t jwni, wcia 15 batulions cantoned. At this Thurfday laft an Exprcfi from Bofton weat through Al-
' . bany.
dition fails, they will be fold to the beft bidders. Oh
this day their was no camp, and only the common gar
rifon, which, with the troops dantcned in the adjacent
towns, confiftcd of no more than eight battalions.
rh. At f)ienne there were no flat.Knffnfw.