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   Daily Courant (Newspaper) - March 31, 1730, London, Middlesex                                The Daily Courant. N�. 8884. Tueftiay, March 31, 1730. Tefterdaj arrived the Mail due from Holland. Naples, March 14.   N. S. ON Monday Night laft, 'died Don Nicolas Pignarelli, Duke de Mon-teleone, Brother to our Cardinal-Archbifhop, in the 80th Year of his Age. Upme, March 18 N. S.   We hear that feveraJ Cardinals are labouring co introduce a new Form of Election to be made ufe of upon the prefent Occafion, and to get it fign'd by the new Pope, to ferve as a Rule for the time to come,  ft is yet uncertain, Wherher Cardinal Cofcia will come to the Conclave, or not:  But it is certain, that fome Cardinals ufe their utmoft Endeavours to excludebim.  The Albani Faction in particular are bitterly enraged againft his Emi-nency; infomuch that in the Congregation held the Night before the Opening of the Conclave, the Cardinal Camerlenge- propofed to ffiut up Cardinal Cofcia in a Convene during Life, to confifcate his Eftare, and to deprive him of ill bis Benefices; but the Cardinals of the laft Pope's Creation vehemently oppofed it, and even threaten'd to look back into what was done in the Pontificate of Clement XI.   Since then aifo, the Cardinal Albani and Fini have exchanged fome harfh Words upon  that Subject.   Some Days ago. Cardinal Ottobonf, Head of an Order, read to the Conclave a Letter from Cardinal Cofcia, defiring the Sacred College to (end him a Trunk of Papers, which was carry'd to CaftleSr. Angelo, with the other Effects and Furniture belonging to his Emi nency, under Pretence that there are feveral Papers in that Trunk, which belong to the Crown of France ;  but the Sacred College did not think fir to grant his Demand.   His Eminency has fince written to the Heads of Orders, to let them know he was ready to fet out to repair to the Conclave; but,that he could not do ir, till they bad reftored him the Effects taken from him out of the Marquis Abbati's Houfe ; alledging that they could not refufe them, fince he was not chargeable with any Crime.   Whereupon it was refolved to fend him Part of bis Linnen and Wearing Apparel, but nothing elfe; and the Abbot Tefta fet out fome Days ago for Cifterna, upon an Errand to Cardinal Cofcia from the Cardinals that are Heads of Orders. Schaffbaufen, March 29. N. S. Two Daysago, the Magistrates of Zurich receiv'd a Letter from the Magiftrates of Geneva, to give them Notice, that the King of Sardinia had order'd his Officers to oblige the Reformed in the Valley of Pragelas to embrace the Roman-Catholick Religion, or to leave fteir Eftates and go elfevthere. They add, that 40 of thofe Perfecuted People were already arrived at Geneva; and therefore they defire their Advice in this Affair, that they may think of fome Method of providing for their Subfiftence. Vienna^ March 25. N. S. The Earl of Waldegrave having fome Days ago received an Exprefs from London, had afterwards a Conference with Prince Eugene of Savoy, to communicate to bim the Difpatches from 'his Courr. But in regard it is faid, that nothing has yet been done, but infilling upon the Emperor's Acceflion to the .Treaty of Seville, without propofing any Alteration in the faid Treaty) and as his Imperial Ma-jelty pcrfilts, on the other hand, in the Re-fo!uiton to adhere to what was ftipulated for Don Carios by the Treaty of Quadruple Alliance, Affairs remain in Jlatu que, and our Military Preparations are continued for preventing the Introduction of Spanilh Troops into Italy*   The Imperial Regiments and Recruits defign'd   for, that Country, are marching as faft as the Seafon will permir, and two Days ago 120 Bakers were lent away for th� Country.   The Marquifs Do-ria a^"-r\f n^nn^ ��� *' c- . , for Bourdeaux ; tfi-j Margaret Sloop of Cork, Hughes, from Limerick fer Bilboa; the Amy of Scnckdoc, Kerb), with Oats for London ; the James of Dubiin, Bee-tisford, from Sberant for Dunkirk. The 14th came in the Sarah Galley, of and front Loodon, Ballet, for South Carolina. The 25th, the Conclufion, of and from Yarmouth, with Deals, &c. for Cork, Pennel, Mafter : the Warren of Philadelphia, Phillips, Elizabeth of this Place, Cooper, for Wf^iTV^   

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