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   Daily Courant (Newspaper) - January 30, 1730, London, Middlesex                                Friday, January 30; 17*9-30. Caminiec, Jan. 1. N. S* THE Excurfions of the Coflacks in the Ukraine are as good as over 5 fo that We perfuade our felves we ihall bear no more of them. They "Write from tbe Turkifh Frontiers, that the Baftuw of Choczim bad forbid all Perfons wbatfoever to prefume to go over to Zwa-niec without his Leave, upon pain of Death ; the fame having occafion'd feveral Broils and Difturbances. Warfdw, Jan. 16. N. S. The Corpfe of M. Denhoff, Jate Under General of Lithuania, is to be interr'd the zzd Inftant. We have received a Confirmation of the Death of M. Pociey, Great-General of Lithuania, which happen'd at Rafzanka the 4th Inftant. He had promifed a Silver Coffin to St. Bu-bolus. Copenhagen, Jan. 24. N. S.   The King has lent Orders to our Board of Admiralty, to take Care there be a fufficient Quantity of Timber kept in Readinefs to build tbe Ships his Majefty defigns for augmenting his Navy. The Crew belonging to the Ship caft away upon the Ifland of St. Thomas in the Weft-Indies, having fhipp'd themfelves for Amfte^ dam, they arrived there the 4th Inftant, and have written hither, that nothing was faved out of their Ship. Our Letters from Norway advife, that one of our Eaft India Ships, which lately failed from the Sound, was driven by Storm into a Harbour upon that Coaft, where fhe ftill lay, having twice failed out, and both times put back by contrary Winds.   Tbe other Ship we hear nothing of.   The Grave of Profeflbr Magnus, who was lately bury'd, has been robbed by fome profligate Wretches,   who broke  op>n the  Coffin, ftript the dead Body ftark naked, and left it expofed to the open Air.   This is a Crime of fo atrocious a Nature, that all who have a Spark of Humanity left, wifli the Authors may be feiied, and brought to  condign Puniflimenr;  as it is hoped they fpeedily will.    The fourth of the Murderers that committed the horried Murder near Swen-ftrup, was lately apprehended at Amak, and brought Prifoner hither.   The two firft have already confelfed the whole Matter, with thefe particular Circumftances, that no fooner had the Man of the Houfe opened the Door, but they dragged him out by the Hair of the Head, and fplit his Scull with a Hatchet, as they afterwards ferved the reft of them ; but they fay they could not find the Value of ten Rixdollars in ready Money. Hamburgh, Jan. 27. N. S. Letters from Mofcow advife, that they are making vaft Preparations to celebrate a great Feaft with Fireworks and other Diverfions ; and it is thought the Czar will confummare his Marriage toward the latter End of February. The Duke of Liria continues his Preparations to return home in the Spring. Private Letters add, that the Czar of Mufcovy having fettled the Princefs Dolgorucki's Houfhold, had order'd a new Plan to be made of his own ; according to which, it is to con lift of xio Perfons; among whom are included 12 Minifters of State, the Court*Marfhallea, 12 Chamberlains, 36 Gentlemen, and other Valets; and will, by Computation, ftand his Czarian Majefty in about a Million and a Half of Rubles a Year. The Maintenance of the Forces in general is reckon'd at about-3 Millons of Rubles, and the Charge of the Navy in the Baltick and Cafpiart Seas, at 600,000 Rubles. Frankfort, Jan. to. N. S. Prince Alexander of Wirtemberg and his Lady are ftill at Stutgard, where they defign to partake of the Diverfions of the Carnaval. The Landgrave of Hefle-Darmftad is arrived at Homburg, to take the Diverfion of Hunting with the Landgrave of" Heffe Homburg. We have Advice, that feveral of the Hefllan Regiments in Englilh Pay are new mounted; and if we are rightly inform'd, they will be continued fome time longer in his Britannick Majefty's Service. Bon, January 30. N. S. If fome Advices may be credited, the Differences between tbe Chapter and Magiftraces of Hildclheim are amicably adjufted. The Magazines of Luxemburg are ordered to be ftored with all manner of Neceffaries. Cologn, Jan. 31. N. S.   The Rhine has been twice frozen over at Sr. Goar during the Froft - but the Ice is now fet ad rife by the Thaw, and is fallen down below this Place together with that of the Sieg, and other Ri. vers that fall into the Rhine. Several Gentlemen are arrived here as Deputies from the States of Wefterwald, to folicite fome Affairs in the enfuihg Dyec of the Circle of Weft-pbalia.  The States of the Principality and Bilhoprick of Liege are met there, to confi-der, among other things, of the Emperor's Demand of Paflage for fome Troops through that Country.  We hear nothing now of our Elector's Journey to Munich, that has been fo much talk'd of; neither is it certain his Higbnefs will make that Tour betwixt this and Eafter : But it is rather believed he will not, becaufe the States of this Ele&orate are to meet at Bon about that time;   The Baron Von Walbot of Gudenau, Great Marfhal of his Electoral Highnefs's Court, gave a fump-tuous Ball the Night before laft, in his Palace at Bon, which was not over till Morning, for the Entertainment of a great Number of Nobility; and the Elector was pleafed to honour it with bis Prefence.   His Highnefs's firft Minifter of State is fpeedily expected at Bon from Munfter.   The Church-Robbers, Highwaymen and Houfe Burners in the feveral Prifons of the Dutchies of Berg and juliers, are now to be executed out of hand. Cleves, Feb. i. N. S. It having thaw'd here for fome Days paft, the Ice in the Rhine, vhich began to come down upon us in great Plenty, is now prery well cleared away j fo that if the Thaw continues, the fmall Crafc may go to work again upon the River very foon. Paris, Feb. 2. N. S. The Spahifh Plenipo. tentiaries Feaft and Fireworks, made and play'd off here upon Occafion of the Dauphin's Birth, are computed to haVe coft about 800,600 Livres. The Execution of them was not attended with any Mifcbief, notwitb-ftanding the prodigious Crowd of People and the Nature of Fireworks. LONDON. Yefterday fhe Ancient and Honourable Sdcieiy of Free Mafons held their great Feaft at Merchant Taylors Mall; fome Hundreds of Tickers were delivered out at Ten Shillings each ; feveral Dukes, Earls, and Lords, who are Members of the Society, honoured ihem with their Company on that Occafion ; and there was a very numerous Appearance, and a fplendid Entertainment, and all was manag'd in good Order. It being fuggefted. in fome publick Papersi that the following Letter is full of FalfitieS and fcandalous RtfLSions, it may be pre fumed it is intended to be paiticuiarly anfwered and dilproved ; for which Rea/on it is here reprinted. The following is tbe Copy of a Letter wrote feme tirht Jince, from on board tbe Prince Frederick. AS the Prince Frederick lay in the River of Thames near Woolwich,  there were two Hoys one Night drop'd tneir Anchors under the Stern of the (aid Ship, and in Boats brought from, their Hoys their Lading, which was Bale Goods} which they took in at the Gun Room Port of the faid Ship, and put them down into the Bread Room, and broke down the Bulk-head or" the Bread Room, to convey them thence into the Hold.   The Perfons em ploy'd in this Manage* ment were Maces, Midfiiipmen and Quarter Guri-ners, who had Brandy given rhem.   One of the Bales fell over board into the Water, and receiving Damage,   was carried back to Londoi to be repack'd.   Likewife feveral . Bales were  brought on board in Wherries, and in the like privare manner as before mentioned were carried into the Hold of the faid Ship.   J$hn Billon, the Gunner's firft Mate, who lives in Denmark-fireet^ Rate!/ff-Highway, can give a very good Account of what came in at the Gun Room Ports.The Spotfwood put into Dominico, where all her Cargo, which was reckoned to be 250 Tun, was put on board the Prince Frederick, and was fo crouded and filled up from the Gun Room Ports to the Crown of the Cable-teers, as to put a great many Men out of their Lodging-Places, arid they were obliged to take up their Lodgings dri the open Deck.   The Ship was fo exceflive deep loaded, that ihe lay in the Water like a Logg of Wood.   The outfide Wrappers of the Bales were directed for Jamaica ; which outfide Wrappers from the Eales were ftript off and given to the Men, and the Cords round them were the greater! Parr thrown over board ; fome the Men had for: themfelves for their own private Ufes.   And ort the Wrapper next under that (rrip'd of, as before mentioned, was the Soutb Sea Company's Mark on Parr of them. From Dominico the Prince Frederick and the Spotfwood went for Jamaica ; the latter went into Jamaica, and the Prince Frederick lay off the faid Place ar Anchor, *nd fired a Gun for the Prince of Aufiurias to come out to them, which ilie accordingly did^and then fa.led together to Verd Cruz, where the Prince Frederick landed the Goods that were in her Hold, and then put the Goods that were between Decks into the" Hold, which Goods were a great Part unmark'd ; whereupon) the Gunner and one Midihipman {.John Blakeff of stepney) were employ'd a great many Days in marking thofe Bales wirh theSttitbSea Company** Mark; which was done fo near or like the faid Company's Mark that the Difference could hardljr be difcerned, This their Marking of rhe faia. flales was fo long a doing, that hardly any of the Ship's Company but faw them about if, and obferved thejr Proceedings in the Marking of them. v - On WednefJay Night laft, died at his Houfe at TeJdingron, Edward Hill, Efq; Lord of the Manor there. Laft Night Mrs. Barnwell, wbo died fuddehly a few Days ago, was buried at St. Jam ess. Church; She was a young Gentlewoman of 4000 I. Forrune, and, as we are inform'd^ was ro he married to Cape Beak. Yefterday Her Majefty, wirh the three' EldefJ Princefles, walked feveral times round Sryaares"a Park. The fame Day was held a Board of the Lords and other Commiflioners for Chelfea Hofpital^ for rhe Admittance of fuperannuated and dif-abled Soldiers, at which 29 Men belonging td Col. Riflit's Regiment, who are lately coraefronl Gibraltar, and feveral of Kerf's Dragoons, with, , fome lately diTcharged out of the Guards, rtfi'l^^f Number of 
                            

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