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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - August 11, 1729, London, Middlesex Numb. 8684, The Daily Gourant. Monday, Auguft 11, 1719. Yefterday arrived the Mail due from Flanders. Gaioua, July 23. N. S. ON Monday laft came in here-two Trading Ships; one in 9 Days from Port-Mahon, and the other in -6 Days from Marfeilles. The Matter of the firft reports, that they were there in hourly Expectation of Captain Byng from Lisbon, with the Englifh Man of War which he commands, which Ship is afterwards to come hither with very con-fiderable Effects ; and the Mafter of the other brings Word,- that the Gallies lately fitted ouc from Marfeilles are cruifing upon thofe Coafts to keep them free from Corfairs. By a French Veflel, which arrived Yefterday from Sardinia, we learn, that the three Gallies of thac Kingdom continue coafting about the faid Ifland to ob-ferve the Rovers of Barbary. The Courier who carried the new Cardinal Ferrerio Notice of his Promotion acquaints us, chat from his faid Eminence he received for his good News a Reward of 15 Piftoles, from Mar* xjuis D'Ormea 25, and 100 from bis Sardinian Majefty ; that his Eminence is fince gone to Turin, where he is to find S. Santa Maria's Brother with the Hat, which, as is given out, he is to receive from the King's own Hands.-The Difpatch Pink, with the Spanifh. Mails is arrived in 10 Days from Barcelona : Therefrom we have Information, that the Court of Spain is jftiH at Port Santa Maria ; that the French, Englifh, Dutch and Pruffian Minifters had Audience of the King, concerning, as they fay, the Delivery of the Contents of the Galleons; which Affair is affirmed to be in a very promifing Difpoficion ; that the Flotilla was to fail this Month ; that the Spanifh Ships of War were ftill in the Bay of Cadiz ; that the King had ordered 10,000 of his Troops to be new cloathed j that a Bridge was building at Barcelona for the Imbarcation of Troops like that made for the Expedition to Sicily; that his Catholic Majefty defigned for* Caraca. there to view the Magazines of Naval Stores; and that in the Neighbourhood of the Spanifh Courc were quartered 12,000 Men, of Regular Troops, purpofely to divert the Infantes of Spain with the frequent Performance of their Military Exercifes. Milan, July 24. N. S. The Order for regulating the Money, publifhed here laft Week fJSee Courant, Auguft 5.3 which cries down the Old Teftoni and the Pauli, together with all Foreign Copper Coins, proves very incommodious to the Poor ; and the more fyt becaufe they were poflefied of no other Species of Money, and being obliged to purcbafe their Suftenance from Day to Day, the Shopkeepers refufe to take them. On Friday, bis Excellency our Governor came, from Ni-guarda, to this City, where he immediately afletnbled divers Minifters: The Occafion, as is confidently given out, is to take Meafures for the apprehending a certain Gentleman, within the Venetian Territory ; who, having been feveral Times reprimanded, by the Curate of his Parifli, for bis Immoralities, took Advantage, accompanied by feveral others armed like himfelf, as the faid Paftor was going from one Village to another, to attack him in a violent Manner, ftripping him naked and tying him to a Tree in order to butcher him; but, upon fecond Thoughts, intending to compel him to unlay or revoke fome Expreflions he had uttered in a Sermon; after he had beaten him outrageoufly hedragged him half dead into a Houfe, where he fhut him up : But the Curate, coming to himfelf, took Courage, leaped from a Balcony and got fafe hither. On this Ac- count, it feems, all our Cavalry went hence laft Thurf-day, to endeavour the taking this Gentleman, in order to profecute him with the utmoft Rigour.-They write from Turin, that the new Cardinal. Ferrerio was arrived in that City ; and his Eminence, having firft waited on the King of Sardinia, has received, the Compliments of all the Minifters, both of the Sword and the Robe. -This Cardinal is determined to fee out, at the End of next Week, for Rome, towards which Court the Marquis D'Ormea is to advance before him, in Quality of Embaffador Extraordinary from his Sardinian Majefty, to thank the Pontiff for this Promotion. Port Santa Maria, July 22. N. S. The Queen ftill holds her Refolution of Lying-in at Seville, in the Palace of which City they are making all requifite Preparations. The Merchants of Cadiz and Seville have prefented to his Catholic Majefty a frefli Memorial relating to the Distribution of the Effects brought in the Galleons, &cc. It is faid, that the Capitulation which the Kiug has made for the new Regiments whiciLare railing in Swiflerland for his Service imports, that the Captains, every two Years, fnall procure Recruits, in order to have their Companies always complete: They add, that the Compact agreed on with the Swif-fers for thofe Regiments is to fubfift during 15 Years. Drefden, Aug. 1. N. S. We fhall foon begin the new Levies, according to our Sovereign's laft Orders to thac Effect. By a Courier, lately arrived here from Warfaw, we are informed, chat the King is in perfect .Health^ and that, during his approaching,Journey to Grodno, his Majefty defigns, by Intervals, to ride on Horfeback, from which the Council endeavour to dif-fuade-him, left he fhould over-heac himfelf.-Here ap-; pear the King's Exhorcary Letters, which he wrote to the States of the Realm, with relation to the General Dyet, whereby it is recommended to them, that fuch. Inftructions may be ]�iven to the Nuncios or Deputies, that the Deliberations may be concluded in a Month ac fartheft> in order to fave thofe fo confiderable Ex'pences of a too tedious SefHons, which two Years before a-rnounted to no lefs than 600,000 Polifh Florins,- - -Marquis Monti, Embaffador from the Courc of France to the King and Republic of Poland, has declared to the Britifh, Swedifti, and other Foreign Minifters, That he has exprefs Orders from the King bis Mafter to act in Conjunction with them, that all Matters in that Kingdom may be re-inftated on the fame Footing as had been ftipulated by the Treaty of Oliva. Vienna, Auguft 3. N. S. The 30th of laft Month the Emperor held a Council of State; and in the Afternoon all the Imperial Family affifted in the Aulic Chap-pel of La Favourita ac the firft Vefpers of the Dedica-tion of that Chappel. The fame Afternoon' Counts Chigi and Zusky, two young Hungarian Noblemen in the Emperor's Service, fought a" Duel in S. Leopold's Suburb, where the firft was killed, and the other, fled; -His Britannic Majefty's not having notified to the Emperor his Arrival at Hanover is the Subject of much Difcourfe.-Prince Alexander of Wirtemberg has fent to the Aulic Council a Plan of the Fortifications of Belgrade, and has marked one how far they are advanced : Anfwer is returned him; " That his Imperial Majefty is " is very well fatisfied with the faid Plan and his Ac-0 count of Matters; and that he doubts not but that he
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