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   Dublin News-Letter (Newspaper) - May 20, 1840, Dublin, Dublin                                Vol. IV. RICHARD RBI LL T. The Dublin News-L NtJMB. 352 From Tuesday May the 20th, to Saturday May the 24th, 1740. Since rn:r       arrrived two Britifli Pacqucts, which Drought one French aud two Hullaud Mails. Peteriburgh, April 15. Johann Albright Korff, a Gentleman or Courland, who is one of her Majcfty's Chamberlain's, and Preucent or'the Academy of Sciences of this Place, and was fome time a-go appointed by the Czirina to be her Envoy to the King of Denmark, fct out the 12th Iu'lant on his Journey for that Court. Whatever may be the Event of the Prep-rations of Sweden, this Couit is rcfolved mi ti> be behind with them in that Point ; for they hive r.-\ only repaired all their Fortification? on the prowlers, but will alfo have an Army in the adjacent Provinces of 80,000 regular Troeps before the Month k>S June. L G feiersburgh, April 29. 7'he AmbaiTador from Pe.fia, in ordfr to remove all Sufpicion of Umbrage on the Part of Thamas Koult Ivan, on cccafion of the Peace concluded between Ruffia and the Porte, has, as other foreign Miniilcrs have done, complimented the Emprels thereupon. The Court hat fent Orders into a!! tfrc Provinces through which Mr. finch, Minifter from Grent Britain, is to pais, to defray the Expences of him and his Retinae, and to render him the fame Honours as is ufualiy paid to the Ambafladcrs of rhe moll confiderable Power?. General Lalci is vifiting the fortified Places in Livonia. G E Petersburg^ May 3. TbcEmprefs being refoJv'd to make her Navy as powerful as it ever was, has given Order* to fk up all the Men of War and Frigates which are in her Ports. There are now actually thirty ready to put to Sea, fourteen others will befo very fpeetl^y.andfix which kave been lately built at Archangel arc-daily expected. Befides which, we Hare no lefs than 140 Galries aim oft fitted up in the Port of Crbnftatft alone. Eight Regiments are marching to that Port to be embarked on board the Gallies. Orders have been fent to feveral of the Ports of the Empire to raife-Sailors to Man the fleet. Among the Troops filing off to Carehaand Finland, there are near 20oo0>flacks; and we are atTursd that a Bedv of Calmucks will alio be fent thither. L E Stockholm, May 6. The Admiralty having been informed of the Naval Arraament preparing in Ruffia, has given Orders that fome Frigates fhould join the Men of War equipp'd at Crclfcroon. G E Berlin, Mny 16. The King has kept his Chamber for two or three Days. His Majesty being af fecled with hearing of the Dillreis of the Inhabitants of Prufiian Pomerania, &c. occafioned by ti.e Ute le-vere Seafon, ha u-f;s, where they play at Hazard, in order to make fe-vere Examples of fuch as tranfgrels his Edicts againft that Abufe. Another Lodge of Free Malons has been detected and fapprefs'd near Sr. Martin's Gate, where they fay fome Lewdoefs has been committed, as in molt of the other Lodges that have been ettabli-fhed in this City. Some Days ago arrived here the Lord Ar-d-I, (a great Favourite of the late Duke of Ormona's) who, it's thought, vyill ttay here lome time. A foreigner was lately apprehended at Marly, juit as he was going out of his Lodgings, upon whom were found certain Letters in Cypher, with Piitols, and a final! Parcel of Opium conceal'd in the Lining of his Hat. SJE Paris, May ti. The King, who has been flightly indifpofed with �Cpld, is recever'd. Ihe Marquis d'Antin fets out the 27th for Breft. They write from Provence, that the Royal Corfican Regiment which was in Garrifon at Antibes, had beep guilty of great Diforder there, had even committed feveral Robberies, and deferted in Troops, and that^me of them had been executed at Dravignan. G E A great many People he.e pretend, that the Accommodation Between the Courts of Spain and Great Britain will be concluded this Summer, and that the Negotiation is already in great Forvvardnefs; however this wanu Confirmation. It is reported that Preparations are making at Madrid for the Coronation ot the Infant Don Philip as King of Corfica. The |. Magistrates of this Capital take.ail poffibje Care to prevent the Scarcity of Provifiom, which is likely to be the Coniequence of the bad Weather we have had : For this Purpofe they are to bring over Bullocks from Ireland, and Sheep from Barbary- G E Letters from Leghorn fay, that the Great Duke of Tulcany has alohfh'd the annuil Rant of 500 Ducats, which the Jews of that City were obliged to pay to the Community of Redemption; and that it is thought his Royal Highnefs wifl grant them feveral other Favours, in order to engage then* to itay in the Coun try. GE Our Jail Letters frcm Rome tell us, that the Sacred College has at laft decreed that the Engiifh Ship carried into Civita-Vecchia by a Spanifh Privateer fhall be reftored to the Proprioters, not being deem'd a legal Capture. The ftrongeft Motive that indue'd their Eminencies to this Act of Jullice, was no doubt, one of our Men of War'* taking, by way of Rc-prifal, a Corn VefTel belonging to a banker of Rame, though the Captain generoafly gave her up again, but not without a Word cf whoJe.'ooie Advice to the Ecclefiaftick State. G E Madrid, April 26. The Court has bfgun to put in Execution the late Pope's Bu.'J for raiiing fome Millions on the Clergy of this Kingdom. We were apprehanfive that this Bull would meet with Oppoli-tion, but the Clergy pay their Money chearfully. The Englifli Ships which cruized fome 'lime off cf Oran are retired, fo that we have now a free Communicati On Wich that Place. Tho' the AJgerines thought this a ravourab'-~ Conjuncture to lay Siege to Oran, yet tliey have laid afide the Defign, becaule they law but little likelyhood of being fecoDd^d^fFectually. The Court has ordered ftrict Search tj be made after the Free Mafons in this Kingdom, in order to arrelt them. The 24th Inll. M. de Cfcavigny arrived here from Paris, on his way to Lisbon, where he is to refidc in quality of Minifter from the mod Chriitian King. Our lait Letters from Bircelona fay, that feveral Engiifh Men. cf War were ftill cruizing on the Coalt of Catalonia.. Preparations are making at Alicant and Parts adjacent for fome important expedition. They have had vuy ftormy Weather of late in thofe Paas, and it is fear'd that gre3t Damage has been done thereby along the Coal:. LR Amfterdam, May 14. OS. Thc' the Weather continues very cold : 1 thofe Part?, and forage ex-treamly dear, yet 'tis hopM it will not be long, for we have the Comtort to hear from Poland, the great Magazine of Europe for Corn, that their Grain has not iufkred from the Severity of the Winter; that the Fields look very promifing fcr a fine Harveft. V According to the bit Letters from St. Croix, Bitbaiy promifes a rich Crop; and there's as good a Profteft in Spain, where they have already favourable Weather, inclining to be very hot. We have the fame Advices from feveral Places, where 'twas thought the Seed was quite penfh'd by the Severity of the Cold. SJE Hanovrr, May z. OS. It's reported that his Bri-tannick.Majeliy will have an Interview with the King of Denmark, who is fpeedily expected in Hoiftcin� from whence he will go to the Place fix'd for that Interview. ,  S J E Rome. April 23. The many Factions,1 snd Variances among the Cardinals in the Canclave, giv9 room to apprehend the Election of a Pope will be put offfor fome Weeks. On the 15th the Qrdinal Va-lenti Gpnzaga arrived here from Spain to attend the Conclave; 'tis faid he is intruded with the$ecret cf the Spanifh Court in relation to the faid Election. The fame Day the Prince Borghefe received* Patent from the Court of Spain, by which be is honca^ with the Title of Grandee of Spain of the firjt: Clafs. On the igth Cardinal Gonzaga enter'd the Conclave. i(j Leghorn, May 1. On the 17th pail carnaintf this Port from crufing His Britannick Majefly'a Ship the Kennington, . Capt. k Robrnfon, Commander. And on the 29th failed again to cruife off the Roman Coaft. . -     .; XGr Copenhagen, May 10. The Danifh Eaft India} Ship which lately touched upon the Sand Bajikin-fhe Categat, came off from thence with little vifible Da^ mage, but being retired into the Port of Arendahl io Nerway to be further examined, has Joft the Opportunity of pf rforming her Voyage f#r this Year. L G LONDON May" 15 tnd 17, They write from Leghorn of th5 30th of \a� Mortth N.S. that the Mafter ot a Js)utch yeffel which arriv'd there from Gibraltar in 13 Days, reports, that in hi* PalTage he beard that the laft Convoy which failed from Catalonia for Majorca fafely arrived there with^ the heavy Artillery and a large Quantity of Ammunition, &c. L E They advi.e frcm Scaffhadfen of the 1 ith Inftant, That the King cf Sardinia having fome time fince ordered, that the French Refugees fettled in the Territories of St. Victor, fhould withdraw in a certain Hmitted Time, pretending the Republick of Geneva has no Right on thofs Lands; and aifb caufed it to be publifhed, that fuch as do cot conform to the faid Order, fhall be compelled therco by Force. The Cantons of Zurich and Berne have wrote a Letter of Interctffion to his Majefly on this Subject, to which rhey have been anfwered, that in Confideration of their Inftances, he allowed them three Months lime for fettling their Affairs, and feeking fome ether A-bede. Jcis thought the faid Cantons will receive them, into their Protection. MS- From Vienna, May ^, N. S. The Number of Perfons that are to go with the Count d'Ulfeldt fo� Conftantinople is fo large, that the faid Lord will be attended by upwards of fix hundred. The Regiment of Cuirafliers that was fent into Stiria*) quell the Inhabitants, has me: with lefs Oppciufen than was expected, the major Part having lubmitted ; it is not doubted but the reft will follow the Example, to maintain the Tranquillity of this Province, the Era* peror has ordered their Grievances to be remedied. MS. From Milan, May 14. Thoagh every Thing continues quiet in Italy, this Government keeps the Ma� gazines well ftored with Provifiocs, and the Garrifon* are frequently cxtrc'&d in {h�ir r�fprevive Fortieses.   

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