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Dublin News-Letter (Newspaper) - May 17, 1840, Dublin, Dublin Vol. IV- RiC HAR D REILLt. 1 Jin News -1 Numb. z~j j er. From Saturday May the 17th, to Tuesday May the 20th, 1740. Since cur laft arrived one British Pacquet, which bojght cn� French anil one Holland Mail. Madrid, April 26, ON Martin de Rctz, Governor of I ;j, ver V From Petersburg, that thirty Men ef War are al-rr.nft ready at Cronifradt to put to Sea, and that eight Reg.merits are on their inarch to that Part, where they are to embark on board 140 Galliej on fome Expedition. Jvl S The King has bought the Hotel de SoifTonsand its I\ r:o Beilo is exrecY'd, t.nd 'twas j Deper.dancies of" the Prince de Carignan for the Sum fa.d the Court would proceed againft ; 01 >co,ooo Litres; befides which he is to difcharge h;m on Account of the (knder De- \ all the Prince's Debts, and give him the Hotel de fence he mr.de, to jaftify which he j I.ongueville over and above. All the Ground of the mult allrdge feme Reifcns, [ Hotel de SoifTons is deftin'd to make a Square, in much reflected on in feveral Letters from ! which the Equeftrian Statue of Louis the Fifteenth is ,Amt:tta.' net do.ibted at present but Admiral | to be let up.--.-And if any Infcriptions are to be A c;o:::i siult have ver.- good I.-ittliigf-nce from this ;' made rn the PedeftaJ of this Statue, we hope the fa-Place, of which they pretend to hive certain Proofs j mons Mediation in Corfica, with the Inhumanities c,�:.firmed, by tiie Lvahon of tome of t.'e Inhabitants exercifed on the" brave-unfortunate Peop.'e of that that conef onded with him. As this Gove.nor had lard i;p j;;cat Store of Wealth in his Government, 'tis � id ti.e tear of loling it had determined him to capi-tu'ate MS Kome, April 20. O. S. 'Two CotnmifTaries are arrived here (rem Naples in the.r Way to Tafcany, where ;.'it;y are to teview the Garriibris, and vifit the I. rt:rica:ions of Otbne'lo, Porto Hcrc'1% Porto-Lon-J'.ono, .-nd other Places be om'/ng 10 hi, Sicilian Ma-jelly, on'the C the VVitb of our Pol kit i- Ifland, will not be forgotten in the Catalogue of thole Events which w;ll immortalize the Reign of Louis the Fifteenth, or that of the Cardinal if you pleafe. LE Hague, May 18. N. S. Private Letters from Pa ris hint at a INece of News, which^is perhaps of too delicate a Nature, to merit entire Belief, at its f.rll Publication. ' ris intimated, that the Court of Ver failles has difcovered a fecret Negociation that tor thefe three Weeks pall has been carrying on between the Courts of Great Britain and Spain, without the jVno.Uedge or Mediation of any Power whatfeever. Service for Nape an.; but it woaM be an endlefs Story to relate their j The Queen of Spain, fay they, prcvok'd to the laft Opinion* and I tnjechu :s on this Ore: Sen. S J E 1 Degree, that France has abfolately abandoned her to Stockhi/in, ,\;.iv 4 A Trnof-ort cf Provifiens ! grapple w'th a fuperior Power, and to fee the Mcnar-is ruidv to fail from thi. I'.irt foi Finland, which is j chY of Spain expos'd to the molt terrible Strokes, hat to be Ulow.il by ano'.hr u ,;h Forage for their Ca- at length refolved to throw herfelf into the Arms of vairy in the laid Province The Conn ft- tors of State the Enemy ; and not only that, but even to rye a have Orders to come to Town aj-ainft the Arrival of knot �f Amity and Friendfhip between her and them, the Count de St. Sevcrin, the French Ambafilidor, in which may give the mo.l Chriftian "King as much order to be prefeht for dilpatehing the Matters on the i uneafinefs for the future, as that Prince's (unf&fferable) Carpet. They have no great Dependence on a goad j Conduct has occafioned to her for the time pad.- Jiiue of the Marquis de la Cheranlie's Negociation at ;lf her moll Catholick Majefty mould indeed take this lie Court of Petersburg in favour of Sweden. M S j SteP� it will be aftirig up to the Italian Character i Franckfort. May 11. We heai* that the Jews of. witn a Witnefs; the People of-that Country being Mctz have received Orders, under feverc Penalties, to '�� rever content with fuch ordinary Pi.ce^ of Revenge, firidm before the End of this Month, the Number of ' as generally pacify other Nations. The French, who Korfes for remounting the French Cavalry, which j113ttirally delight in War, kni exfiftot remain long they contacted for witn that Court; and it his been j without fome AcVon, givrog Credit to this (at belt fince oojerv'c, that greater Numbers of them pafs j bJt Report, begin to fall very feverely on the tiiicujh this City tban hitherto. D P I Cardinal's pacifick Character, but at the fame time Hreovct, May 1 3. N. S. We have the agreeable j think, that lead one of the high interelted Powers, News that his Britannick Majeify Would fet out the | l'avc u>'d his Emrncr.cy very ill. Perhaps every true 21 it Inflant'. .Some conjecture that our Accommoda- j Briton, will be ready to make very different Reflec-t on witii Spain is cenamiy on the Anvil. Others are > ti0m on tft's defiraWe Event, when it fl-.all happen ; 0.1 the contrary Opinion that he is to have an Inter j a"d the fooner that be, the better for'the Ir.terell and view with fome-neighbouring Power, concerning j Profperity of our Trading Nation; there being no Matters of the higkeft Impcrta'fice. MS Hamboing, May 13. N. S. A certain Pamphlet aaqded about at Petersburg, fctting forth the Rea-1 as .hat have moved Sweden to affemble an Army ia Finland, but the Swedith and French Miniilers pretend to be ignorant of tiiat matter, leaving no j Stone -antuin'd. for the Continuance of the Peace. M S. Pari?, May 9. The Court has lately receiv'd an Expreis.ir.om Vladrid and another from Stockholm ; ti>eir.Di;patches, cf which the Pub'ick don't know a Tittle, have occafioned feveral Conferences between the King's Mmifters. Ic is- currently reported that vsveral Men of War will fpcedily fail from Breit; naverthekfs, v.e don't hear that the Marquih d'Antm has yet received Orders to repair th'ther. G F, Paris, May iS- The 'imperial AmbalTador has !a:c!y had a Conference wirh the Cardinal de Fleury, a.Bd a.lohg Audience with the King on the Dilpntches of an extraordinary Courier he rece.v'd from Vinnn3. MS Our Letters frcm BTtia lay, that a Bark la Leg ere is gone'o jcin the Zephir Man-of War at Sr. Pic.ren-vo, in order to go tcgetlier opon a Cruize afer n Sw e-dilh Ship, which they are told, is to land warlike ^ores in Corfica for the Rebels. G E They continue erecting Batteries in the Port of Ca'.vj, as if they apprehended a Delcen: there. Thi� occafions various Speculations. Some pre:end that Theodore bci-g now in England, after travsrfmg Germany and* Holland, it is not HiftpoffiWe bat thrt he mav find Re:c;rces there to enable him to raife nrvv rroub'e? in Corfica. Several Gallies-are equip-pir.g at Genoi for that Ifland. G E 'J hey u-ire from Maira, that th� Grand M'fter, put.usr.i to a Refbluiion of his Council, has order'd fix Knights of that Order to depart that Jfland : Tc\2 P.cafm <.f their lia'iifh^.cr.t is becaufe thev are FrtM-ions. G E Power on Earth whofe Friendfhip is more valuable, and more to be defired by us than that of his molt Catholick Majefiy. G E LONDON May 13. Bril'.ol, May 10. We have the following to add to the former Accountof the Execution ofMrs Branch and her Daughter, for the Murcer of their Servant Maid. The Gallows being cut down, fhere war little time Ipen: before a netv-fafhion'd one was erected in the Prefencc of the Criminals, by fixing two fma.l Trees to anfwer the Deficiency. After the Clergyman had done praying with them, they both quickly afcended a S'.ock made for that Purpole. Whilll the 'Ha ter was fixing round the Daughter's Neck fhc 'fainted away; and what is very remarkab'e, the o!d Wenun heip'd to fix the Rope round her Daughter's Neck, and afrmvasds fettled her own; and died without the Irafl feeming Ejaculation or Concern. Ketch Was dreft in an old black Coat and a Gold-lac'd Hat, who had a handfome Prefent for his Property ol the Cloths thry were executed in, whi-i were but ordinary. The Stock or Foo:ftep3 were drawn from tinder them ; and to make the f.vecurion mare un common, they were not cut down, bat the Rapes were unry'd. The old Wtm:n was aged. 67, and the Daughter zq. All poilib'e Means were ufed to ob tain a Pardon for the Daughter, at the Expence of at lcaft jccc!. but the Affair appearing a Barbjrity unparalleled, a!I Endeavours we-e m vain. The Country w; s very much irritated a: the early. Execijticn, thcu lands coming'from fir and near, -but. were' aJapro;n: ed of the Sight.. The Execution bf thofe unhnrpv People feems to give a univerfal Satis/adion to al tr.e Cosntry, who cry'd out Oncand.'^tlfor the Conrel tion of it. ' L F. Edinburgh,'May 6. The foilowirg is per hap.- r.s 'remarkable a Story as has ever happeffd, sx:d w'.i.' fhew the Reader to what Lengths either real or ima-gin'd Hardfhips will lead a Man: Two Sailon. Strachan and Baillie, belonging to the Ship the Ccn-vcener of Leith, then in Gouenburgh, having concerted tetwixt themielves, refolved to-nuke their Ei cape and return to Britain; but ss there was no probable means of effecting this without the mcft imminent danger, they agreed to make irjl for the Coalt of Norway, where they could fconefl prepefe a Fat-l3ge to Scotland. To effect thi.-, they got a fnrnt Skiff prepared, v-hich coit them 15 s. and having provided a few pieces or Beef, feme Water, and Bjf cuir, and likewife a Compafi, Line, Sec .'rem the ^hir, they put to Sea, but were foon drove from their Latitude by a ftrcni' Eatterly Wind. T his quite dil-concenrd their nrcafure.:; and reduced th-. m tea very fad Condition. The/ row faw their Ftliy, when it was tco k.te to experft Relief; tl.ey' wi/h'd for any Shore, bat had no probable Hopes cf ever reaching one; their imal! Skiff was too. weak to re-'t a Storm, and their Prcvilions ic-mry; they could not Sleep for the Sras wh ch broke in upon them, which likewife wetted them to fuch a Degree, that they were quite fen'elef , and fo feeble, as to be unable' to work a: their Or.rs. In this difnial condkicn they continued for the fpate of eight Days, when kind i'ioviiierH.e, to their mexpr-jliiD e Joy and Surprize, directed their Boat to Scarborough in England, where they arrived fate---They feem to be ienhble of the Folly cf this Adventure, and agree to think thst it i� Madn�fs to run :o a certain Danger to fhun an imagin'd Evil. .-rnblick Thanks'-iving has been offered in the Church of Leith for their Deiiverance. G E Letters from Portmakone of the 3d of May, N. S. fay, that the Spaniards werediiappointed.pl tranfport-ing their Forces from Catalonia for Majorca hy the Prefence of the Fleet under Rear Admiral Haddock (of the Red) and that iixChaloner Ogle/Rear-Admiral cf the B'ue) was then but Lately retum'dyiich. his Squadron for Gibraltar. . G E By his .\'ajefly's Ship tr.e jRuby, acriy^d froaiMa-deira, we have Advice of the Arrival' there of tiie Eagle Privateer, commanded by Capt. Dumarefque* bcloi.ging to Buitoo in N'ewEnglandi which Privateer has taken aid carried ;n:o Gibraltar, -a- iDutcii Ship, wiili jee Tons <-f Ccm cn hoard, bound from Crdz to TentrifT; -snothe'-, a Suede, laden with Corn ; and t^o Span:fh Sli.ip , or.e laden wkkEiasr and Money, and the or her with --.mmuaiti'-n, Actor the Spar.iih C.rr.inr.r. T'h-r latter mocnied twer-ty-e'ght Gur.:, which Capt. Luijiarefi-ue has rraade a Privateer, and was failed with both to.vanis the illarai cf Cuba on an Exptditi n. 'J he fald Piize, are computed to be worth at :er.!i 30,000 i. Sterling. G E Advice is arriv'd from. :h.e iCand cf Providence, that Capt. L ha: leu H.di, in the Sloop V;:g..n Queeu, has taken and c ir-;u Into tr.uc Jflaud. a ipanilli Ca-r,o-, which had 20.000 Piece; of fight :.n Baaac ; and h-:d like.-- i'.c b o.igl.t in there a n'eh Spatufi 5.oop. - G E There is Advice from Brett, th t zi \fen of War were fkting our tneie. �i Ih h would be ready '0 fail in ab^ut ihec U e ki; one uf wiiich v." as .'auncii'd oa tie af-th cf At tii, nam'd the M.-.r, of 76 Goes, a fine lo.^g Ship with her Ste.n perpenJi o to 70 G-uns, iix to 700 Saik-rs arrdjfcoo Marine? each ; a.'fo .one which they daily expefted with Cfdcerr from Rcch.'brd, for the fiid FJcet, this has 40 Gon?. i here are befides 1300:0 float 60 to 70 (..u:^.. which uould be ready iq three Months, iiid or.o of 1 20 Guns w.u pat on the otecJts, of-165 Feet Keel, ana 53 Ceim ; alio one c:her of the fame Dinneriions oailc.og at Roch'crd, and one of 130 Feet Kctl hortlirg at-'j'heiloit. . That-there we:e about ^ooc S.i-lo-t ;�: B ell, and hey expected 1 o.rco more Jn.m Eail-Fiar.te, with a gre-.it Number two Bomb Ke ciies f:'t.r:g out, and a very ! r-, Joy ner:, &c, y to h-t tjie Ships r,: d t..at there were S,c- G E great ?, um' <� r of Shipw. li'h's. Ro and, in ge-cr.il, a very gTc-it Hui out wi.-h the utnr.rll [-^pTd�.xr. , : fome ];u:ch ^1 v. itl. 'i ir,.,; Wc hear t�c ill il.C iiiC ;. �orris 1 ^.� 'a 'o b: w.cinjp-d iy An
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