Dublin News Letter, January 20, 1740

Dublin News Letter

January 20, 1740

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Dublin News-Letter (Newspaper) - January 20, 1840, Dublin, Dublin �;iVoi. V. RICHARD R E I L L T. The Dublin New^ Numb; 424 From Tuesday 'January the 20th, to Saturday January the 2 1 tn 5iftce jjjy Uft arrived one Biitifh'Packet, which brought two French Mnils. RU S S I A. Ptterfbargh, Dec 26. H E Comrniffioners for examining the Duke of Courland, being lately reiurn-ed from SluOberg, have had f elh Orders to repair thi'her again, in Order to make a ftricter Inquiry ; it appearing by the Duke's Anfwers to the Jnterogacories, are full of Rcerve and Ambiguity. Mean time it is faid that the Duke is fallen lick of Grief cd Concern it is thought. GERMANY Lignitz, Decx25- The Head Quarter of the pruflian Troops is at Herrendoif, near Glogaw, to which the States of this Principality and thole of Gauer Scbwidnitz, Breflau, and Wohlau have Orders to repair on the 2 I of nextMonth, on Pain of military Execu ion upon their Eftates, Perfons landFamilfes. This Principality is obliged to furnifh every [Day 50 Meafures of Rye, 115 of O.us, 506 Quintals of !Hay, 85 TrufTesof Straw, and 38 Quin:al> of Betf or Miitton. The other Principalities are taxrd in Proportion, and there are 18 or 20 Soldier; in each Houre. L E Gaiier, Dec, 26. The King of Pruffia's Defigns are fuchaMyftery, that his own Gen-raJs know nothing of the matter till they receive their Orders. When he holds a Council of War he makes his Propofitinr in few Words, as to which everyone gives his Opinion in Writing ; whereupon they retire, and loon after it each receives his Orders. Ye-fterday an Exprefs arrived with Difpatcfaes under the King of PrufhVjSeal, diretled to the Elders of this Province anu that of Schwidniz; whereby they are obliged to repair forthwith to their Head Quarters together with the Commif-fioners of the County, for regulating the delivery of Prifo-nersand Forage, on pain of being (everely chaftifed for th- ir Difobedience : And the Elder of the Principally of Great Glowau, was, for fuch neglect, carry'd by a Detachment of Huflars, to the Head Quarters, where he is detained Prifoner. When Fewel was wanting in the Hcid Quarters, they palled down fome Huts in the Neighbourhood, and diilributed the Timber to the Troops. LE Vienna, Jan. 4. The irnny Couriers that arrive from jivers Omits occafioa frequent Conference; to be held at jthe Palace, and the Queen, notwithitanding fhe is far ad-ed in her Pregnancy, affifts rrgnl.ii ly at all h-*r Con-[ferences, and applies h-rfelf clofely to the Affiirs of the State, which fecm to grow every Day more important tnd thorny. The faving of which has been made in the peVces of the Court by the new Regulation, amojnts already to 80,000 Florins a Month, and it will be much nore confiderable after the Reduction of the Employments, Penfions, &c. which is now on the Tapis and w 11 appear 1 a fhort Time. D P The States of the Principality of Tranfilvanfa have given Aflurancei of their Zeal and Loyalty to the Queen, well as of their fincere Difpoiition to fupport hrr Ma-Jjefty with all their Power and on all Occafions where their JAffiiUnce may be wanting; fo that the Queen will be able f.o nnke a confiderable Augmentation in her Forces. D P Ratilbon, Jan. 9. The Baron de Wezel Mini iter from be Elector of Bavaria, his communicated to the Aliniflers the Dyet a new Memorial, proving the Claim ot his -oart to the fucceflibn of the late Emperor. D P Hanover, Jan., 1 p. The 70J Horlrs which the Jockeys bad engaged to furnifh for remounting the Pruilian Ca-jralry, we.e delivered two Days fince to the Pruifian Com jiflaries, who came for that purpofe into the Neighbour-xl of this City, and have nv.de a frelh Contract with i Jockeys for a greater Numher of Horfes. D P SWITZERLAND. SchafFhaufen, Jan. S. The Deputies are arrived at arich from the Governor of Neufehatel, to demand Per-on of the Regency to raife two Regiments for the Ser-: of the King of Pruffia in this and other Cantons. It 1 laid that his Pruffian Majefty will raife another Regiment �tneCountry of Newfchaiel; and it is reported that the irand Duke of Tufcany intends to raife in the Catho ick " atons a Regiment of 1280 Men for his Guard. D P FLANDERS. BruiTels, Jan. 16. The chief C\n of the Government ; to put the Finances on a better footing: As there are livers ufelefc Employments in this Country, the Salaries of 'oich amount to large Sums, they have bjguu to fupprefs Lem, by which a gr-rat faving will be made. D P FRANCE. Paris, Jan. %. O S. We hear from Arganton in Berry, bat the River Creufe have overflowed, ddtrey'd the Road Lately made there, which had coft the King above 2000 rowns; the Bridge of that Place has ncverthelefs efcaped, ill the Bridges .within ten Leagues have been carried way by the Torrent. The Province of Languedock has �lfo had its Share of the gre.-.t Fiocds. SJE The Count de B.'llelfl-, whom the King fends to the ipproaching Dyet of F/aaciort, wi h the Chijacter of Am-aflador Extraordinary, is jrincipaiiy charged to exhort the % Sectors to proceed unanimouily in the Choice of a new Head in the-Empire: Ar.o;her Article of his Commiffion |i to fee that the Treaty of Weitphaha, of which the King I * GuvantK J� duly' executed. The Marquis de Tilly, ricer*ce at MinJuim, a thorough Knowledge of the In ten lis and Conili:iricr.s of :lr; Empire. The King being inf irmcd of tf�e gr^a: Fx pence the Count de Belie-Ifle had rcL'ved to p;i: J- mll-lf to, h order to appear at Frnncfort wi:h Fch'., hk M"jelly iad to him, ' l^m very well acrjuaiated wi h your iter, itrd-' nrf-, and wi'l nor have your Family f.ifrcr any Prjudice ' thro1 your Zeal for my Service; therefo-e mylne.t"-n ' is, that you draw up an Elliiriate of the Kxrenccs you ' mull be at on this Occ^fion. SjE The large Engilh Man of War, whofe Dcpartu-e we mentioned laft We k, being got ar lome Diltar.ce ff m the Port of Geno?�, fent out two Long boiss well jrnnn'J u, r.r>'rr to attack a Spanifh Pink which l.adjuft fet fail for Bircelona with.the Packet; for Spain ; but the latter tcok fhel er un der the Cannon of tlie Ufjht houfe of St. Pner d'Arena, where fhe received fcme Vullies of fma'l Armi froin u:c Englifh, but would not return 'crn out of refpedt f r ti�e Place. An Anfwer is cxptit-.-d iur:hmr.h irom Ms; d, concerning the Dutch Ship whxa w-s lately carried into the Poit of Srxzzia bv a Crahr, Priv:-ieer. The Ca.'go of this Ship is va'ucd at above ^000 .'-'jailers ; there we e f^und in her 50 Chelis of Arms ot ill fort", befides Pcvvcer and Ball; the whJe Weighted by the Engiifb, ard cinfr^.'ii to Merchnts of that Nation-But if ihofe Mtrcha.-ts do not refidein Spain, the Capture i-j unlawful. SJR The Marquefs de Mirepoix arrived here the "o;h ult. fr^m Vienna, and the fame Day had cn Audience of the King at Verful'es. We hear from Toul in Lorraip, rhat the 6th of laft Monih a Mouritain near Luce, wh'ch is two Leagues from that City, for.k tm Fathoms into the Karth, which they attribute to an Earthquake they had ihtre ; *nd the fame D:y two other M-juntains near the raid Town were ft lit by the fame Caufe. SJE A Woman has been huried at St. Paul':;, aged 134 Years and 10 Months, and who mairicd a third time wuen icH Years olj. Paris, Jrn. 21. freighted in London to tranfport hither the Plate and ether valuable Effects of M. Wafner. A-Jiniflcr Plenipotentiary of the Queen of Hungary and Bohemia at this Court, has pe-rifhed in a ftorm with all the Crew except the Captain who fav'd himfelf in the Shallop. G E HOLLAND Hague, People begin again, but with what Foundation is uncertain, to talk, of a Peace between Spain snd Great-Britain : And according to Letters from Paris, the Queen of Spain is refofved, if poffible, to have one- upon any Terms. The Dif&cuky, however, of making the Conditions agre ,-'. Princrs of the Em-rrei??::!'� to do themfelvs* I :.;e Ei te prize is notcaa--ia. oe may be permitted -��age bv no Mentis agrees e rea'iv is in his Conduct a he hes pretended to,hold rinci-'es in De eitation. SJE A pr.vare Letter from Madiid ir.tirnste?, that the Court iry which better [ r G � . k.i i- or i t'i.iC t the of Spain, n -tv. irhftanding the extraordinary Sea to vads th'c-ip!:(Mit that Kingdom, snd particular,'y arncngH Tti'OD-, contmres ic-i Prep'ranon^ fo: an Exp-dhion in-It.tU. If the Spaniards fhould venture to undertake to p-ifs iiito ft.iK', Aiiniim! l.'.i Idock wou'd probibly have an Opp'-.rtu;.ity ot cv. ng the Scene rtprcfen^el in the Year 1 7 1 r.ea: S.yacui'e. Iw the mean lime, both 1 he Land of Sp*!in are in g-eat Motion. Tubiick tl.e Cou.-ts of Eurofe n*e bufiy employed g--,ti.tions, t' will he i..-,.,wn. F, N G L A N D Wr--x!nm, D c. z�. Tnis Day came on the Election of a Km ht of n - S-.i.-e for be Ccun:y of Denbigh, when Sir Watkin Wii:i-ms Wymr, Birr- was cho.'en wirhcut Oppofition ; and at the larr.eiime the fo'li^Wrrg Inflrue'ti^s the Gentlemen, Clergy an^ Freeholders nnf Sea Armie-Mi,-i,.leis ir. ;.ll .n ihe m-.l' imjO'tati'. in a fhort Tjihc facois of vvhicJi SfS w were fer.t him b cf ihe laid County. 'Ir- S-r ^>".jtkin Willi\m� Wynne, Bart. E five this Day uninimouOy re defied yon to re-p e'ent this County in Par;iarr;er t, out oi a grateful Sen-e t-t tl.e rcp_ ligion has been- debafed and made fubfervient to low Ptf>pi>- fes, in eve y flagrant Irftance. by a wrong Turn of Eptfco-'' pii Power, or otherwife ; if you can di cover thit 6ur Courts of Judicature have intermixed their Power for thtfft unworthy Encs, and that the intended Conveniency of inferior Courts in procuring Jufticeand Eafeat our own Dooirs, have run into a quiie contrary Meafuies by a minilteriaJfliM rluenve, wc dedre th it you will let them and the Pufj&tie* know that fuch felrifh mercenary W.etcbes have Oidy'im* "\ poled upon their Patrons in ordtr to advance themfelns; �^ for we fi.all certainly difippoint them, not only in the'iiexr Grr.eral Eleifk-n in your beh-If, but at alf other Uixarf E> lection5. Wc ha Jt e:.gr.�ed for ourfelves and for our Ptefte* rity, (is far as we are able) to iiick together, and oppofi-all Schemes ar.d Cardidates that aiile fiom Plrcesor mioifWrial Jnllruftions; and to chu.e no-body as out Reprefe&taiive, but whofn.'ll confult us, the Freeholder.-, srid-us alone, i LE Cowc:, J-n 1 2. The Princecf Wale?,Smith, for Hkm-burgh from Biv^leford, with 212 Hogfheads. of Tobicro, is on fhore near Bembridge. There's 30 of 40 Hogfheads already laved. SJS LONDON, January 15 They write frcm Cd z, Thit the Conrt of Spain having demand, d of the Commerce there, to advance 400,000 Pieces of Eight, to be reimburi'd from the Duties of Import and Export, payable by the Regifter Ship: The Commerce have confented to it, provided fifcey may have leave tp pst any Sort of Merchandize on Board thole Ship*, during the prefent War; to which Prcpolid they expected an Answer from Court every Day, ;

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