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   Dublin News-Letter (Newspaper) - November 29, 1840, Dublin, Dublin                                Vol IV. RICHARD   REILLT. Nhms. 408 ublin Newsletter. T   > From Saturday November the 29th, to Toesday December the 2d, 1740. Yeflerday as r red two B'itifh Packets which brought one French and one Holland Mails. RUSSIA. Pi-trnburgh, November 7. Efides the Meafures taken by (he late Eai-pref� lor regulating the Regency, (he di reeled, that the Duke of Cooiland fhould be at Liberty, if he thought fit, to quit the Regency, and to return to his Dmchy, in C�ie tie took Care Jopromdt in fome other minter for the Admittittatioo of Affairs in the Empire during the Minority of th* Emperor. The Penfion for the fupportof the Houfe ol her Imperial High-nefs the Princefi Anne, and of Prince Anthony Ulrick ofj Brunlwick, is fix'd at 200,000 Rubles, and that of the Princefs Elizabeth at Joooo. The States having thought neceflary that the Duke of Courland fhould form a Court, the better to fupport the Dignity of Regent of the Em pire, have defi red his Highncis to accept for that Purpofe of a Pecfion cf 300,000 Rabies; to which that Prince has the more willirgly c nfer.ted. in order to be the better enabled to necm pence thole who (hall deferve to be rewarded for their Jervices 10 the Empire. Jt was with g'od Reafon faid, that the Duke Regent intended te fignaliee his cnteridg upon the Adminiftration by many-Acts of Grace. He has pubblh'd a Manifeito, in which he pardons, in the Name of the Emperor, all fuch as are liable to fufTer any Ptnifhment on account of {art;cu!ar Crimes mentioned in the faid Manifefto. It is alfo laid, that tome Perfon will be recall'd fiom their Exile. The Duke Regent fcems to have notning in view but a pacifick Adminiliration, daring which he propofes to do all he can to put the Nation into a ftourifhing Condition, that the Emperor may, when he comes to a fit Age to take the Government upon himfelf, be p ea�'d with the Ule he has made of his Power.' At the fame time this Prince appears fodefixous of Peace, he does not neglect to provide for the fafety of the Empire ; on which account the, Troops wi!I remain upon, theitprefeat footing, and .txnfilt of 180000 Men j they wiD, if Need require, be augmented to 200000 Men. Some Men, of War and Frigates will be left at Crenftadt. The Duke being relolv'd to found his Regency on A#� 9/ Clemency and Goodnefs, is determin'd to abolifli certain Punifhmcnts which the extreme Rigour of amient Times eftablifh'd in RulEa Baron-de B.ron, Brother to the Duke Regent, is confirm'*! in the poftof Governor of Mnfoow, anu Commander in Chief of the Forces in arid near the Capital. Baron Low-endahljs alfo ccnfifm'd in the Government of Revel. . As Luxury. which fo greatly prcvail'd during the Reign of the late Empress, tended much to drain the Nation of i:s Cojn, by landing out, confidewbe fums to purchafe foreign Manufactures, it is refolv'd, in order to remedy that Inconvenience, to etlablifh Manufactures of different forts in the fevexaJ principal Provinces of the Empire. GE I f A L Y. Meffina;: October 3, N.' S. Letters from Malta dated riw;26th,paltgivean Account, .that a Maltefe Privateer b*'n&  oa bptfrd the,Pri-vatier Vefjsjj and fa-left them, and failed in theic Prize theSetteeftxBruccio diJB4anp, where fo�una;ely another lyjaltefe Privateer was cruizing, which getting between Ub -Pyrates in- their Settee arid the Shore, came up "with them, .attackedthemjand after an Engagement df fcur jriouri, took them and;jrar^icdthem in.o Malta; where foorT after arrived the Privateer Shipqo board wbiclrv^fA^e. (Jrewof.;the Settee,, wivh thoft who belonged t^th^e. Privateer and ,wh$ \v�uld notjoin wu)v$he Pyratej^yexy feafonabiy./or the readier Coavictipn of the fyratcsj. wjjo were foon. to be tried.     4 of laft Week, about 2; League* S. W. ofUfhanc, who taking him ibra Spaniard, objiged'ij^m tobring Co, ancf finding him a Frenchman, let him go�, wtfh civil l/fage; after giving hia? fome provifionfi which he was in (gic-t Want of,; having had a three Mpjatht- Pafljige. i,,He fays the faid Squadjon made at the fame time, a Southern Courfe.        ,. L E Paris, Nov. 21. They are fecretly railing Men in thii City andelfewhcre, which gives room to conjecture, .thai a War is unavoidable ; though fome Politicians are. of Opinion, that the Government cannot, undertake- it orj account of the Dearthpi Proyifions, s; �'� MS Paris, Nov. 30. According to our laft AdTices frorrJ Coriica, Things continue in the fame Hate df Trartquil* luy. The Marquis de Maillebois is actually changing the Garrifgns_ of. the Ifland. Hjs,ifexceMency and the Marquis Spinola feldom iee one another, the latter being vilily nettled to fee his Xun'fdiction ajrbed by the Prtfsnce of our Troops: Nevcrtheiels there is but little Probability of their leaving that Country fo foqn as he wi(h�s, confl dering that their ihy there k necef&iy/ for the pdblick Good, until we fee what Tura the Afairs of European take.  .'�    ' GE FLANDERS. '   BralTcls, Nov. 24.   Letters from Paris of the z 2d, meation, that me Court has given Orders for augmenting toe Troops with 1 5 Men per Company. M S . HOLLAND Amfterdaai Nov. Z2 N. S. This Evening there arofe a very thick Fog, infomuch that it w� impofSbk to difcern any thing; and that near fifty Perfon?, not knowing which way they went, feJl into the Canils, and fome of them were unfortunately drowtwd. G E Am^erdam. The King of Portugal has lately given pofitive Orders, not to admit into his Ports above a certain Number of Englifh, French, cr Spanifh Men of War. LE They write from Cadja^ that/he Squadron under the-Command of Rear A.dmiral Had.dcck, is cruifing ia the Screrghts Mouth," fn order to fecare the Paff ge of a Fleet of Englifh Merchantmen bound to the Weit-Jndies.' LE From Madrid they write, that his Cathoiick Majeiry is much better. L E � Advices from AIfa*e and Lorrain fay, that the French' are filling the M igazires of the principal Towns in thofo Provinces ; that, indeed, their Troops iemain very quiet in their Quarters, but that they are very numerous, thdfe at Metz, and the neighbouring Garnibns on the. Mofelie, amounting to no Jefs than fifty thouGndl Men, who no. dotibt are dellgnfd for fecuring the Tran-qui!lity-of the Empire, if Frencn Faith may be depended upon. - L E ENGLAND Torbay, Nov.. 17. On the 15th Inllsnt Captaid Frankland, in his Aiajefty's lhip tfce Rofe, appointed Convoy to the Trade going to Carolina and the Bahama Iflands. teok a Spanifh Privatter cnT the Start Peine, alter a Ghafe of three Houn. 1 he Privateer is an open Boat, rows with 14 Oars, is about zp Tuns, 30 Foot long; and carries 25 Men, has tw� Mails, and to all Appearance is like a French Fifbing boat, but larger; About four Monthsago this fame P-iivateer took a lhip laden with Cheeie and. Lead ; about 1 o Weeks, ago fhe took a iJrigantine i on Thurfi ay lair fhe took a fhip-ofF Dartmouth, and feni; her to Port Pafiage iaBifcayv at \vhich Place the Privateer herfelf was fitted our ; on Fri� day Night fhe raa a Hoop on fhore near the Starr; and the boarded another floop, and put three Hands in her, juft before the Rot came in Sight of her. As loon as the Privateer faw Captain FrankJand making towards her, he took the three Men out of the Prize, and then cutting all her TackJirg to Pieces, fhe quitted her. Capt, Frank-Lsnd found in the Privateer two youn^ Aien, Sons cf ihz Mailer of the VefTeJ ihe hid taken and. fent to Port Paf-fage, who, together wich the Captain of the Privateer, and all the Crew, Capt. FrankJand has on board the Rofe The Captain.cf the Privateer appears to be a Ge-noefe ; he fpeaks. Englifh, i;renex|, Dutch and Spanifh ; And the Crew of tbe Privateer appear to be Bikaneers. LG .  . . . .   LONDON, Nov. 22 and 2 e. The following is the extract of a.private Letter from Petersbouig, .which contaias lorne remarkable Particuiafs relating to the lalt Illnefs of the late Empreis, and to jhs fettling df the Sncceffioo to that Crown,   . That Prineeisjiot chufirg.to obferve the Regimen pre-rcribsdiome time ago. by her Phyficians, fell into a declining wayc:;Oauac.i3ik of October fhe was attacked withexceffivepainj,=and a Retenrion ofiUrine. .On the 14th it was cbierv'd that her Arms, Legsind Face wese c�irer'dx)ver *yjth Pimples. I On the 1 >ih her Pains ir.-�c:ealed to iuch a deg-ee, her death tegan,to be apprehend-sd,:artd.fhe.Dnke of Courland aoviled hex not to defer .regulating the Saccdlion. The Empreis cddihira, there nseded nothing more to b: done toa that- Head thsn ro prepare an Inllrument \a favour of the Princefs Anne. Upon which ''the Duke, went inw the Emprefs's Clofet, wh:re were the.Counts ^'OlleTman and Munich, Prince �zefkajkoi, andfotrother Senatorsi two of whom, and the Pridce, declaredi:.that for thek parti they were ready t>ackniwltdge the Princeis Anne for their furkre Bm-preli, and that they, did iot doubt but that the re it of the Senate were of the towe fenciroenta, bet that it was much , o be qaellioned wh fthex toe: fame ftcility would be met ^within.the Nation ittigeneral: That tje Princeis Ann* |was indeed Grand^ghter of Czar John; but her being born in another Country, aod married to a Foreign Prince, would give the Malecontents a fairppporiunity of ftir.-'mg ;op the Subject* againft this Difpofitioj* of the Imperial Crown. 1 hde ReaW� bad a ftrong-tendency, and feem-ed to pave the way towards caufing the Prioceii *iliz�beth \tc be nominated j. bttt 00 body thought fit to mention her. The German Miaijifcrs who perceivedwhat was aimed at by this difficulty, laid itww eafy (0 remedy the Incon- SUBSCRIPTIONS for City and Qmntry, for this Paper> gre taken in By the, frinter hereof   

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