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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - February 17, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Courant. N�. 8847. Tuefday, February 17, 1719-30. W*rfa, Feb, 2. N. S. """1HE Deputies appointed to confer with tbe Emperor's Mimfter are the Great Marfiial of the Crovi,n, the Prince of Radzivil, Equerry of Lichuania, and M. Radziewiski, Enfign of Bydgofe : Thofe to confer with the Mini-fterof Ruffia, are M. Bielinski, Palatine of Culm, Prince Czartorinski, Vice-Chancellor of Lithuania, tbe Staroft of Sachoczewo, and tbe Staroft of Radziewski: And thofe to confer with the Minifter of Sweden, are the Bifnop of Plocko, the Palatine of Pome-rania, M. Poaiatowski, Great Treafurer of Lithuania, the Podkomorzy of Sachoczewo, and M. Mocronowski, Enfign of Warfaw. The Senators and Minifters of the Crown met again the 30th paft, but adjourned without coming to any Refolucion of Importance. TVefel, Feb. 18. N. S. The King has nominated tbe General Baron de Moofel, Governor of this City, in the room of the General Baron de Heiden, who lately died in his Caftle of Oftmarfen ; and his Majefty has made Colonel Baron de Doffau, Commander of our Garrifon, which Poft has been vacant fome time. This Choice is very agreeable, on Account of the great Merit and Experience of thofe Officers. "We are making vaft Preparations to celebrate to-morrow the Obfequies of the late Baron de Heiden. We fhall fire 3 Rounds of 9 Pieces of Cannon upon that Occafion, and the Soldiers in Garrifon are to make 3 Volleys. We hear the King will make a Tour hither, btfore he goes to Saxony to fee the general Review of the Forces of that Electorate : And it is reported, that fome Regiments of Horfe and Foot are to march in the Spring from Mag-denburg and Halberftadt to the County of Marc. Brujfels, Feb. :o. N. S. The States of Brabant are to meet the 25 th Inftant, and in that A (Terribly they will by Majority of Votes difpofe of the vacant Place of Receiver-General of the Quarters of Lou-vain. On the 16rh Inftant, died fuddenly at Antwerp, M. Jori�, tbe famous Banker and Actionift of the Oftend Company, who was formerly concerned in making French Sun-Piftoies 5 but disengaged himfelf in Time, The Poft of Major of that Place is conferred upon the Burgomafter La Faille's Son, who is but Eleven Years old. A Herald at Arms is fent, to Malines, to put in Execution an Ordinance, whereby the Advocates, Attornies, and other Practicers in the Great Council are forbid to wear Swords, and are ordered, on the contrary, to appear in Black Cloaths with Bands. The Dutch Lieutenant-Colonel M Van Leyden took the Oaths, on Wednefday la ft, in the Prefence of the Archdutchefs our Governefs, as Major of the Citadel of Namur. They write from Liege, that the Marquis dc Gavre d'Ayfeau, Chamberlain and Lieutenant-Colonel in the Service of the Emperor, was married there to the Baronefs de Waba of Haverftevn, one oftheoldeft Noble Families of that Country, defcended from the ancient Counts of Duras and Rochefort. The Bifhop and Prince of Liege perform'd the Ceremony in Perfon, and was at the Wedding Supper in the Evening, which was follow'd bv a Ball, where was a great Company of the Bridegroom and Bride's Friends and Relations. The Archdutchefs was Yefterday at the Prayers of 40 Hours in the Jefuites Church, and in the Evening at the Opera. Hague, Feb.%1. N. S. The Placaert of the States of Holland, appointing a Faft-Day, is now publifhed, and tuns thus. (Q TT having pleafed Almighty God, of his " infinite Mercy, to prelerve our dear " Country hitherto in the precious Pledges " of Liberty and True Religion ; after lo " many Benefits and fignal Marks of bis Di-" vine Protection from time to time vouch-" fafed us, and to obtain one Year more of " Peace, notwithftanding tbe Sins and Ini-" quities of this Couptry, which far from " diminifliing, do daily increafe, fo that it " is not without Reafon we fear the general " Hardnefs of Heart will at laft tire tbe Di-" vine Patience, the Calamities we haveen-" dured even in Time of Peace, feeming to " prelage tbe fame ; fuch as, great Inunda-" tions, the Mortality among the Cattle, " extraordinary Sicknefs and Mortality a-" mong Men, and feveral others, to which " muft be added the ticklifh State of Affairs " in Europe, and the Uncertainty of the " Succefs of the Negotiations for preferving " and confirming the Genera) Peace and " Tranquillity; fo that there is ground to " fear they may terminate in a War, which " may involve the Republick, if God, of his " Goodnefs and Almighty Power, does not " prevent tbe Confequences. " For thefe Caufes, and in regard to the " prefent delicate Conjuncture of the Affairs " of Europe, the Lords the States-General " of the United Provinces have thought fit " to have Recourfe to the infinite Mercy of " God, and confequently, to appoint, with " our Confent, a folemn Day of Thankf-" giving, Fafting and Prayer, to be obferved " upon Wednefday the 8th Day of March " next, throughout the United Provinces, " Aflociated Countries, Towns and Places u thereunto appertaining; that we may " in tbe firft Place return our raoft hear-" tv Thanks and Praife to Almighty 11 God, in all the Churches, that Day, " for all the .Graces and Benefits he " has conferred' upon our dear Country, " which, of his undeferved Goodnefs, and " through his gracious Protection, his been " hitherto preferved in the State it now *' enjoys; and that in the next Place we " may make a fincere Confeffion of the Sins a'rid Iniquities of this Country, tbe Courfe " of which neither God's Bleffings, nor his " juft Judgments have yet been able to flop, " and with a true Spirit of Repentance hum-,c bly proftrate ourfelves before the Lord, " and earneftly befeech him to pardon all Cl our Sins and Wickedneffes, and continue *' to fhower down his Bleffings upon the �' State and its Inhabitants, that by his " Grace and Almighty Protection, they " may be maintained in their Liberty apd " Religion ; and that it may pleafe him to " deliver us all, the Punifhment we haye " deferved, and particularly a new War, by * difpofing, the Hearts of Kings and Princes " to Peace and Unity,? All to the Glory of. " the moft Holy Name of the Lord, the " Advancement of the True Reformed " Chriftian Religion, the Prefervation of our " precious Liberty, and the Salvation of *' our Souls, 8cc. Falmouth, Feb. iz~. On the 10th failed the Outward-bound Veffels mentioned in my laft, as alfo the King George Packet for Co-runna; the Mermaid, Founce, and the Phoenix, Clies, both of this Place, with Pil- chards for the Bay; This Day came in the Randal, Bo/�ing, from Toplham, for Newfoundland j and alfo the John, of and for this Place, Dove, from Morlaix. Wind N. W, Came in the Pbilippa, of Truro, Tin-fhip, from London, with Groceries; as alio the Two Friends, Perelore, from Guernfey, foe the lfle of, Scains. Dartmouth, Feb. 13. On the 11 th came in here the Two Brothers, of and from Pool, with Hogfheads to fill with Cyder ; the Martha Galley, Hancock, with Provifions for Gibraltar; the prophet Jonas, Lawrence, with Debenture Goods for Philadelphia $ tbe Johanna, Croby, with Debenture Goods, for Maryland; the Mayflower, Stubbs, with Ditto, for Jamaica the Alexander, Curling, for South Carolina, in Ballaft ; the Francis; Bonwen, with Debenture Goods, for Virginia ; the Effex, Danfey, in Ballaft, for Ditto j the Mary, Kerpor, for Lisbon ; the Halwel, Brooks, with Debenture Goods for Virginia; all of and from London ; the Mermaid, oi and for Topfham, Brown, in Ballaft, for the Maderas ; the Unity, of and from Portf-mouth, Barber, for Plymouth. The nth came in the Three Brothers of Poo1, SbepJ pard, with Coals from Newcaftle. This Day came in the Sufanna.of Biddeford, from Larella, with Coals, William Whitfield ; the Samuel, of and from London, Harper, with Bale Goods, for Cadiz; the Peace, of Dublin, from Roan, Rudley, for Bury. All the Ships above-mencioned that came in the nth, failed again the Yefterday. The 12th the Wind came about again at S. W. Plymouth, Feb. 13. Since my laft came in the Swift, of and for Londonderry, Hun-' ter, with Hides and Tallow for a Market j the Johanna, of and from London, Causby, for Maryland ; the Mermaid, from Topfham, Brown, for Madera; the Emanuel," of and from' Dartmouth, Lawrence, foe Barcelona; the Providence, of Dungarven," from Havre de Grace, Fowler, for Naples. Cowes, February. 13. Came in the Betcy,' of and for Cork, Kelly, from Havre ; the Rebecca of Cowes from Rotterdam, Bur-ridge, for Pool ; the Gerifh, Houghton, for the Weft Indies; the Elizabech, Jeffop, for Barbadoes; the TheophiJus, Long, for the Streigbts ; the Dorothy, Macdonagh, for Cadiz ; the Frere, Richardfon, for Barba* does ; the Abene, Nanfan, for Ditto; the St. Petersburg for Philadelphia, all of and from London. Wind S. W. Weymouth, Feb. 14. The 12th Inftanc came to an Anchor in Portland Road and failed the next Day the Rebecca, Martin,' for Lisbon, and the Exchange, for Oporto, both from London ; the Richard and Han^ nah of Molden, Watfon, for Bourdeaux ; the Happy Grove of London, Ware, for Ditto; the Thomas and Barbary of Holy Jfland, Lewen, for Ditto ; the Union of Sandwich, Cocklin, for Lisbon; tbe St. George, -, for the Coaft of Africa, and the Happy Return, Harper, for Ditto, both of and from London. Yefterday came to aa Anchor in Portland Road and remains, the Loyal Jane of and from London, Chandler,' for Jamaica ; the Earl of Chefter, -, from London for Dublin; the John and Lucr, of and for Topfham, Ewer, from Rotterdam ; the Succefs of Hartlepool, Dunkio,' from Berwick for Bourdeaux ; the Auror of and from London, Perrifar, for Lisb the King William, Hutchins, from H for Sr. Ivesj the Hopewell, of and fro Southampton, Curtis, for Corkj the W lia
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