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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - June 1, 1730, London, Middlesex he Daily Goufant 2937. Monday, June k, 1730. �)h Saturday arriv'd the Mail due from Holland Vienna, May 24. N. S. ^HE laft Expreis from the Count de Kinski, our Ambaflador ac Paris, broughc a Confirmation, rhat a new Project for a general Pacification was concerting there; and chat the Allies of Seville have declared, that if Vhis Project is not accepted by the Parties toncern'd, the faid Treaty {hall forthwith be put in Execution, and the Way of Force made ufe of, in cafe the Introduction of Spanifh Troops be oppofed. Mean while, tbe neceflary preparations are continued here, to put ourfelves in a good Pofture of Defence in Italy. All the Troops on the Route to that Country are order'd to haften their March; and 'tis faid the Third Column of {jrerir.L..., *- / - - Majefties are ftill at Soto de Roma ; but 'tis faid the Court will fliortly remove to Barcelona, to fee the Embarkation of tlie Troops dejign'd for Italy, and fo return to Madrid by tbe way of Arragon. The Mlnifters of Great Britain, France and Holland went Ye. fterday to Soto de Roma, where they had a long Conference with the Spanifh Minifters about the Affairs of tbe prefent Conjuncture, which are varioufly talk'd of. Mean time, every thing is ready for tranfporting a confi-derable Body of Forces to Italy, in cafe of Neceffity. The Marquis de Brancas, Am. baflador of France, is to cover bimCelf before y the King tbe Day after To. morrow, as Gran, dee of Spain : The Duke d'Arcos, Mafter of the Horfe ro the King, is to be his Excel/en- . cy's Godfather opon that Occafioni The King has made Lieut. Col. Don Eftevan de laTorre, Governor-General of the Caracjues; and has given the Regiment of Horfe of Brabant to the Count de Noronba, who w^s.: Lieutenant-Colonel of the fame. Paris, June 2. N. S. We wait with Irri-patience the Return of two Expreffes fent to' Spain and Vienna, tbe Anfwers they bring being to decide whether we (hall have Peace or War. We are aflared the Marquis de Spinola will ftay here till thofe �oarjers arje come back. ". " ,' v Deal, May 29, Remain the Affienro for Buenos Ayres; the Cleopatra, Tbompfon, for ---; all the reft failed itbis Day with the St. Quintin, Godlee,for Mahone This Day arrived the John and Mary, Pringle, from Antigua. Wind W. N. W. Deatt May 30. Remain the Affiento, Goldf-burgh, for Buenos Ayres  the Ifabella, Knop-well, for Mewfoundland. Put back Yefter-day the Ruffia Merchant, Jones, for the Streights; the City of London, Kittle, this Lawrence, Dumerefque, both for Africa ; the Love and Unity, Bmflower, for Mar-feillesj the Happy Union, Aubin, for Ja-maica; tbe Sr. Quintin, Godlee, for Mabon ; the Cleopatra, Thbmpfon, failed this Morning for Scotland; Yefterday arrived the Recovery, Harrifbn, fromAUcant; and this Day the Dove, Harris, from Barbadoes, and the Voluntier, Bafnecr, from Mountferrat. LONDON Whitehall, May 30. On the 14th inftant tbe General Affembiy of the Church of Scotland met at Edinburgh, and chofe for their Moderator Mr. William Hamilton. His Majefty's Comraif-fion to the Right Honourable the Earl of Loudoun was read, as was likewise his Majefty's moft gracious Letter, to the Affembly. His Majefty's High Commiffioner made a Speech ro the Affembly, which was anfwered on their Tart by rhe Moderator; and a Committee being appoint-edj drew up a dutiful Anfwer to his Majefty's moft gracious Letter ; which having been transmitted by the Moderator to his Grace the Duke of Newcaftle his Majefty** Principal Secretary of State, has by him Beeri plfefehted to* his Majefty^ who was pleafed to receive it very gracioufly. His Majefty's High Commijfioner's Speech to the General Afftnibly of the. Church if Scotland. , Right Reverend and Right Honourable, YOU are met together in this Affembiy under his Majefty's Prote&ion", to deliberate upon what is proper to be done in your Capaci-" ties for the promoting of true Religion, and ro ^oncert tne Meafures that may beft conduce to the Peace and Welfare of the Church, the Advancement of Piety and Virtue, the preventing the Growth of Popery, and the fuppreffing of Prophanehefs and Immorality. Thefe are the great Ends of your Meeting, in which you have always us'd your moft fincere and hearty Endeavours. The Affurances the King has been pleafed to give you in his moft gracious Letter of his Ap-. probation and Concurrence in whatever may effectually anfwer thefe.good Purpofes; muft be., very agreeable to yo.u, and encourage you more and rriore in the Pufuit of them. That you may be the better enabled to prevent the Growth of Popery and Ignorance in the Highlands and Iflands, his Majefty has been gracioufly pleafed ro renew h:s Warrant for One Tboufand Pounds for {he Entertainment of Itinerant Minifters and Carechifts in the Countries, to be managed and accounted for in the Manner as in the  Warrant which is in my Hands. I hope by the Blefling of God you have made fpme Progrefs there, in teaching thole People Religion and Loyalty; and that you-will continue jo take GareK t fhat the pious Purpofes for which it is granted, may be ftill farther carried on. I have received his'Majefty's Commands to af. fure you, that he is very fenfible of the,ftejidy Adherence of this Church to the Succeffion of his-Family, and to the^Proteftahtintereft in. general, and that he has-an entire Confidence in your Loyalty. _ ... , I am authoriz'db'y. the Klng.tq tell yftu, \thar/ it is bis Majefty's fixt and deterrain'd Relblution, inviolably to maintain the PreSSyterian Govern^ ment of the Church of Scotland in the full EnT joyment of all its Right and Privileges. Right Reverend and Fjght Kcrcurablt, His Majefty has been gracioi:Hy pleated to con" fer upon me the Honour of icprelenring his Royal Perfon in this Aflembly. The Proofs yon have given of your Zeal for his Majefty's Service, and your Conduct in forr mer Affemblies, parricutarjy in thofe where I had the Honour to reprelenc his prcfent Majeftjp and his Royal Father, have encouraged me to undeitake this great Truft, in which the Piudence that prevails in all your Confutations will be. a great Afllftance to me in difcharging it with Fif delity to his Majefty, and a fincere Regard to the Intereft of this Church. >' � i. Your hearty Difpofitions to the Good both of Church and State, the Unanimity, Moderation", and Brotherly Love, that I am cot fident will appear in your Proceedings, and.caft a Luftre upon therh, rogerher wi.h the Equity and Jii-ftice of ycur Decfions, and the Difpatch of Affairs to come befo<e you, cannpr fcii to bring this Affembly to a happy Conclulion, and afi-ord me the Ple^fure cf giving a good Accounr cf if to his Majefty. The General dffembly's Avftcer to his Majrftj's 'toefe gracious Letter. May it pleafe your Maj?(iyy THE repeated Affurances and frequent In^ ftances of your Majefty's Royal Favour and Countenance, renew'd in your Majoftv's moft gracious Letter, with which we.aie honoured ac this Time, next to the Favour of our God, gives us the greateft Jay. t . ,, Your Majefty's Royal Approbation, in 10 fuJ^ a Manner, of the Conduct of former General Af�"' fetnblies of this Church, the Countenance whicH your Majefty with fo much PleaTaVe graciou&L gives to our prefent Meeting, and'your Mbj.iiy.^ unalterable Refolution to maintain this Churcfrf as it is eftablifhed by Law, in the full and p�rfe�t Enjoyment of all its Rights and Privileges,: bring iis under the ftrongeft Obligation to be of the fame Difpofitions and Ifltentions as former Affcmblies have been, and to'direft all our Prbcerdin^s to the Glory of God, the Advancemerit'oTyoiir Ma ( ....r>w. We beg Leave with all Humility to."expreis our grateful Acknowledgments of the AfTurscei which your Majefty is pleafed to give uV of you? Royal Favour and Prote&ion, in the Prbieciirion of fuch Meafures as may beft conduce-to jthele great Ends of our meeting, the Peace and.,Wel-fare of the Church; the Advancerhenf of Piety and Virtue, the preventing the Growth of Popery, and the fuppreflSng of Profanenefs aht) jmrnpo rality. And we efteem it our greatTTappjieisj that your Majefty'is fo'fullypevfwaded of our Zeal and Affe&iorrfor your MajeftyV Per^bhvandl. Governmenr, and foi'trie Proteftant SOKtfllori.ifi ' your Roy^fFamilyy to whifh we'aTe-b^!md B^1-therftrongeft Ties, -are deeply-fbrSbVej trrkf-the prefervin'g that tjnaniniity, ModtiTation^Cr^a-. riiyr and Brotherly Lovej which becorrfe fuch an''-Affembly, in all o,tu-Debates, is fo neqeffary^ that the SucGefs, qfpur Cpunlels does intii.ely de-;= pend upon it, and, we fhould.be inexeufable if we did not endeavojir it to the iltrnoft of our Povver.' _ ,.....v r ... ;.; We have had fo thany Proofs of the" Gapacit^ i and Abilities of, the Earl of Loudoun^- dnd: tib Qualifications, for the DIfcharge of tgiiaj^ra''" Tr�4 of his-ZeglCpj fPjat Majefty's-; Seivlce; aidV: his^4f^^ior*:?"AiCooc?rn; for .this* jCAUrcb/tTaR.-re^deryiOUr^gjerjy'si CUoic.? of him toteprefehcG your Royal Perforini this General Affembly moft agreeable ro us;.and w*jeftemat�ii Eviderfcsof y.%Majeffy>S^3yfcl G�e^n<^/rhV efeurch, and lhall reckon it our Happinefs, if by the Prudence

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