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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - December 25, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Gfourmt Friday, December 25, 1730. Kapler, Dec. 3'. N. Si THE Report, which was lately Ipread here, of a bloody. Skirmifh between the Domcfticks of General Wallis f Germans who compote pur Garrifon. Laft? ]y, Orders are come from Vienna, to raife the new Taxes out of Hand, for the Malnte-nance of the Forces; Mi/an, Dee, 9. N. S. A Reprefentatioh has been made to the Emperor, that the great Number of Horfe at prefent quarter'd in this Dutchy, cannot be continu'd with-oat minifeft Ruin to the Country; fo that 'tis expecled Part of them will be fent elfe-where. Mofcow, Dec. 4. N. S. Two Days ago, the Czarina was gradoufly pieafed to declare the Prince of Hefle-Homburg Major of her Preobrazinski Life Guards. 'Safil, Dec. 11. N. S. According to fome Advices, the French defign to form an Army, of 8o,oco Men upon the Rhine, in cafe of a, War; bat we do.hot fee they make the ne-ceffary Provifion to fubfift fuch ian Army. Great Inftances are made to the new King of1 Sardinia, to embrace the Party of th*e Allies of Seville; but by . what we can/learn, his Majefty permits' in his Refolutidri to remain Neuter in the prefent Differences. . Bern, Dec. iz., N. S. The Learned and Celebrated M. Konig, who- retired fome Years ago upon account of the Perfection of the Pietifts, having fubmitted to an Examination, isTeftored,- with his Wife, cd the Right of Burgherfllip, and appointed Honorary Pro-feffor of the Hebrew Tongue, with a. genteel Salary 5 baying now quite.derfe with Preach* ing. Hatiibon, Dec. zi7 N. S. The Emperor's Engineers and thofe of the Elector of Mentz, who went to Philipsburg and KchJ, to view the Fortifications, have made an Eftimate, whereby it appears that the Repairing of-thofe Works will coft 600,000 Florins, whereas the King of Prnfiia's Engineer computed that Charge at no more than 400,000. .However* 'tis not doubted, but in the prefent fluctuating State of Affairs, a Motion will be made in the next Aflembly of the Dyer, to raife id Roman Months, to put thofe two For-treffesmto a good Pofture of Defence, and to provide them with the neceffery Artillery, Ammunition, and Provifions. M. de Holze, Minifter of Denmark, return'd hither fome Days ago; on the ijth he prefented his new Letters of Credence to the Envoy of Mentz ; and the fame Day, he notify'd to the Minifters of the Dyet, the Death of King Frederick IV. and the Acccflion of. his prefent Majefty to the Throne. Copenhagen, Dec. 16. N.S Advice being brought hither Yefterday Morning, that the Corps of the late King was come over the Belt, and received by the Nobility and Gentry that were in Corfor, thofe who remained here fee out immediately for Rotfchild; and this Morning about Six o'clock, the King, the Margrave of Culofbach, the Duke of Spnderbufg and Gluksburg, with the Privy-. Councilors; went atl^Jh deep Mourning, to# affift at the Funeral, which is to be this Even,-' ing.' tJUdefheim, Dec. %a. N.S. TfaeCommif-fioners of PrufiSa and Wolfembuttel; are Col. Derfchauw and'the Privy Counfellor Berrides $ . M. Boetifcber, and M. Brame: Each of, thefe is allowed 14 Rixdojlars a Day, fa long as the Commiflion lafts i The two Secretaries are to have four Rixdojlars a Day each ; and the Beadles.two apiece j all at the Town's Ex* pence. Moreover, the Baron dp Twickel, Dean of the Chapter, was obliged 10 remit' jotooo RixdoUars to Berlin, before the loo-Troops of Execution, who are now'quarrerd upon our Borders, were permitted to ftjr a Step: But all the/e Efforts are In vain,; for there is a Decree come from the Courr of Vienna, which confirms all our Rights and Prerogatives, and nips the Atfcbition of the Clergy in the Bud. Hanover, Dec. ill H. S. Yefterday the Countefs de* Plaaten died in Childbed, aged it; very much lamented upon the Account of her many amiable Qualities; The Bells of the Church of the New Town began to toil the fame Day, which is to be continued a Month. The General Fieid.Marfhal Bulow is fo ill* that hjs Recprery is much doubted. The Affairs of Hildeftieim is almoft the only To-, pick of Conversation throughout this Electorate ; _ftnd we are particularly curious to know how the Pruffian and Wolfembutrel Commilfipners will proceed in the New Town : But we flatter ourfelves in the mean time, that the Decifion of the Quarrel will not prove, fo hurtful to the Burghers, as war at firft apprehended,; There are no lefs than five fampblefs lately pnbiiuYd concerning thefe.Differences 3 wherein the Writers pretend to let forth the Rife, Progrefs, and prefent State, thereof j and expofe without Cere- mony the Wiles of the Clergy to enflave the" Town and its Inhabitants^ Hamburgh, Dec. iz. N. S. Letters froni Stockholm advife, that the Baron Joachim de Duben, a Privy Counfellor, died there of the Gout the Hth Inftant; and that the next Day a great Fire broke out upon the Suder-Malm* whereby ten Houfes were entirely laid in Allies. His Majefty no fooner heard of ir, but he went in Perfon, and order'd a Houfe to be blown up, which ftopt the Progrefs of the Flames^ According to our Advices from Mofcow, the Czarina defign'd to day there no longer than till February, and then to returii to Ifmailof. Wefel, Dec. 23. N4 S. The Water of \M Rhine is fo fallen within thefe few Days, that it is reduced within its Banks again ; but the Roads.are ftill almoft unpayable, and render it dangerous travelling in fome Places, Nay it is pot yet a Fortnight* fince a PottiJlion was unfortunately drown'd betwixt Minden and Herforr; and General Sonfvelt and g| of his Servants had fhared the fame unhappy Fate^ had they not difcovered the Danger in the Nick of Time, and made a narrow Efcapej tho' with the Lofs of Pan of the Geiierai's Baggage. Letters 'from France and other Parts fpeak now more of War than of Peace j and inxegafd the Congrefs of Soiffons is broke up, anH the Emperor will not liften .to any Propofal of Accommodation with Spafil, hut exerts hfmTelf to be beforehand with theAIlies in Italy, jvhar have - we ro look for j bdt s bloody War ? 'Tis certain that 30,000 Ruffians are to march next Spring toHangary,vby; the way Of Poland and Silefia. ';_ Paris, Dec. iz. "N.S: : On trie iStfj, thd Firft Prefident, the. Advocates, and Deputies of ^the Parliament, .went to Verfaifles, to make the Remonftrarices formerly ^mentioned} but we do'not hear that they were admitted' to an Audience of the King: 'Tis. only faid they faw the Cardinal, who received them very gradoufly, and told them that Affair re* quired mature Confideration. 'Tis now reported, that the; Advocates are drawing up a proper Anfwer to the Complaints of the BU (hops. * Tis likewife reported, that the Pope having fent three Briefs hither upon the Sub* je& of the Conftitutioh Vnigenitui, it was thought fit ro fend them back tc'RomeV Mi Julian.de Prunay, one of the 40 Advocates that llgn'd the Confultation, has been fince made Counfellor of the Navy, a Place ^brtfi 2600 Livres a Year. Deal, Dec. �3." The Catherine failed Ye'^ fterday for Amfterdam. No Ship in the Downs* This Day arrived the Suecefs/ > Dowfe, from Bilboa. Wind S. LONDON. Yefterday Morniri� [the Hon. William frintfy Efq; firft Brbfhef to the Earl of Winchelfea and Nottingham, fer out; to embark for Hollaho^ hi ' being appointed hi� Majefty's Envoy-^xtraotdi-nary to the Sta'e* General, in rhe room of. the* Earl of Chefteifield, his Majefty's Arnbefiaddf Extraordinary to their High Migotineffes*
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