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London Pues Occurrences (Newspaper) - February 2, 1847, London, Middlesex L'XLVH. PUE Numb. ii. OcCtiRRF.vC-feSi From TV ESDAT February the 2d to 5 A TUB D A T February � n, 6 th, [t.>7-8. /jiy arrived two Britifh Packets, and on 1]3lay another, which brought oac Holland Mail, viz, uf'�tranfacW at the court of FVstnce is it pre *55c iaterefing than *hat � W t l � the following is the iob*ance of a letter # from 3 Mini:ler at '*�&�' 8t tbe sedated January ij. . . HE condaft which the tourt of France '' orient co ob^rVe towards the DjtJi, has caufed many debates among'! the King's Mmiirers in feveral councils in which rhat affair has been deliberated uron, and frill oc^afions much controlsTome deduing it to fee their ophion, that it Vonafe-.t with the dignity of his Majefty, to hj the mtnacing declarations of the Dutch m any ' manner than bv arms, or a declaration of wa> : tr^jJ trifling way of fcrfbMing beca-r* no body tdin Advocates and Pettifoggers, in ord.r to. bug their proceedings, increaTe charges, and gain Tfcat it would therefore be debafing the crown ijK.ardexpoling his Mi'efry tp utffc* rfeof ( .fi atmfau,- el'pecia lv as there is no'matter of right t controverted, nor time wanrd to be gained to hk t'orcM, the affiiir in queftion bsin? to reduce (inflate euejr.y, and- once, tor ail to., file nee bin. t as the j refent circ ;m:'rances are the iame bH-tntftnce,kn?land, and the United Provinces, as ywe'einthe reign of Lewis it woild not ii- tocall to rernern brap.ee the baighty; anfwfr .1 King William III. msde'to a fevfte declaration court of France, nArix ly.' T'^a- if f ch dedara-i was pat in execution,'He wo ver aga'nft the Dutch in the letters of th> Iff of December, that tfie king wrote to the duJee <le �rchjevre,.grand ad..:i tne tafte of M. de Puyfieu% and the Abbe de la h which istWftile that this letter now appears tar having o;afioned many debates amongft the Ittrect of a private letter from Paris, January ??. Thole who are defirous of peace, and tbofe who wife ofaythst is have an intere'r in, the co tin�ia'ion it the war, and you muft think it a little Grange alike ileMed, and alike \ uisned, at thisJunclure ; for both ladetnetefelves that thejr affairs are in a good 84 antt, indeed appearances are to er.ml, that it is ftimblt 'to fay which is moft probable; a fpeedv or a war more general than ever.' It is not of. e has an opportunity of'wripne (b freely, but tvn in tio pain about the arrival of phis letter, and �Know it tyiil come early to ybir hands, I ftall iw m a very clear and candid account of what is  fl^if*'which 5t *"* *&01rt you anv great 2Tfton, will not, however, fail to fumiflryou ainuftment. vil^H31^'1^in fome �^tne provinces of this ^om-ofthc wolf, that fe thrives the more, the Te he is curft j which feems to be the cafe at pre-S1 ^r ^reat general- The Auftrian a-d the iaibons in thlS xrourt, which never agreed b?-orc m any thin?, concur mod heartily in wiflung fiis ThoiF P"* 011 the war, and tf,0fe that St5^* ^ aliIcc his enemies, .but this rfoes bim *>rcai hart, r.or does it fcem to give him any great n-L\Le h>own way, lays before the kinfi, dffiul'jZr "'Sown, procures whatever;pr- tEv^'"^ ^d c*rf� theiD� when procured, into ^e&tion-m their ntmnOL c**^ ,.:.�. J.^ u:, urn-cr ' ^ffctMin their utrob&extent, without givTng~hi fe|tb_ leal diiquiet, ekher-aljout what is ftid tt>, ui e'^.. Xv &orx he fcaS the KJng's confideiice; and ^w^m*rn6*e,wbaetiio'fe who hate hiti envy l�wat the lame time; for as I told you before,.they ^rle.ard he thrives, ' - � ft is; now very wdl known how ther Utile irrHrf tcdefia8ic% that was lately fent into th^neiebbogr-mmtf, ba<; fijcceeded, birf rt U befievediie p� f^jTOyJncky, frortj-two Sventsthat fell out with- mounted his Chaif-, and rook tli? ro-.!r'- 01* Madrid. This has the Air of a Negociation, and a XegodatiOn mat -goesPoft. Ke:idcs this aCoaxrr m-. � d hither, and this being another Novnty aflb ds much matter for Speculation, efpeciiliy in a place liKethi., where we are apt to (peculate whether there oe rra:-ter or not. All t"he Kriends of Peace thinks thi; looks well, and-faucy ir will not be Jong betb^ fan?'Vrlbn with a Publick Character fotlows this Negociatioq in. Dilguile, and this f�Sne Courier, who did not ane�3 any Difguifc it all, ekfcer as to the place came froT, or his Errand. But now, Sir* as ro rhe Friends to the War. Ttu-y plume t-.tmfeivrs ve 7 much upon the new Plan rre-fented by the Duke eTHuePcar, whieh force lay is fpt and loan new frorp the Co int de Gages, and others are as pofitive that it i- a French Fabrkk, and that it was ipun in the f.oom cf Martha! nelieiHe. But whoever contrived, it the Subltance is this. The Duke de Rich-iidi is to have his Arrnv iwelled ro 4 (0"> Men, and uirh thef; he is to make a powerful Diverfion in,the Au'rrian iJornkiions in Italy, while the Rbval Infant, with 70,000 Men, attempts a parage once rhore though the County of j>fice. If this Project is agreed to th" Court of Spain is content ro make no Peace, unJef. the King is gratified in b's t^nand on fide of rhe Low Countries, where, if there is a Campaign this Year, his Maje^y-will infallibly Cormaiti inPetfon, and �ill have under him, the Marfhals Save and Lowend.thl, with anArrnvof oo.oco Men at lean*; BeSdes ail this we are to {hike another great Stroke. T&e Prince ofConti, win an Independant Army of 40,005 Men, is to hefiege t.iTxernburgh; and it h faid, rhat his Hignefs has undertaken.to reduce it in fix Weeks, if he is not difturbed in the Siepe ��> and that point vvjll be guirantied bv two Oerrnan Madhafs, \� no are to rind Work 10- rbe Allie- fuffident, in Brabant raid Holiand. T/his Scheme h great and gloriotl oc She proves to b^ a Qup bebnging to the French ting, cail^d Le I^alme, la�elv. ficttsd oucat Breft, bound to lbW part of the-Weft ladies with a Packet; flic carries 75 Men, and a car-riage Guns. On the iWh Inftaot.I gave diaceto a VefTd, whidi I Ihortly came up witii and miie to '.brikej proved to be an Englifb Snow, caKed the Charming Molly, Javid Young, Malhavfrom Antigu1, bound toLoadohv taken on the i;d in the latitude of jfr,: %o: s*. by a French Privateer from St. Maloes, cai|� Le Dauphin' Royal, of a,q Guns, and 170 Man.. By a paflcuger on board I have received an account oftne artiv:l his Majefty* Sloop weaalej a%ou� nine Weeks ficde, in ' Engfilh Harbour, nson wbjch occaSoa aB the Men of War and Prjvateets there went fc parfait of rlie French Fleet thac efijape^ from Adnucai Hawke In the lawErigageTCnt, t�ni, & about fix or eight days following, {en lail of Merchant fbips were brought in by our Mefrof W�r ina* St. Kirs and jofea*s *, and re-la.tesi that almoft every day they conrjoued to rra ke Captures* ... v. , ,  ^ae,rnywrjting the above, I have Ipoke with* finW which proves the fame l made the fignal for the Rainbow to chafe.' She is a Privateer called the CJontede Neaffles �jf firanvUle, rnpuntjaj Gjjas, and carries i^oMen. As ft^jwas not able, tTirough the fcatchy of Hands on board, to beat hto ^ Sound* I advifed tteCoasnander of her, to beat away for Fay or Falmouth, which has dote, together with the retaken. Wefcjfidk'Mas. . . End pf the London 6axtt�C* / i '&T$'P'?P&i jtfiatiff ��, and 10. In the AmlwiidjBtt theEaflofC^fenlefri^dby the Affew the verbal Aflurtheesfan4 Derfatatloris waich his Britannick Mafefly's Miniftry, gave �0 the King Pru&a, my Master, at ;ihe beginrlng ofthep^e'ent Wa , his Maje.'fy h-^p,J Rel{3e5t i< ouid hue been pa;i to hrs tlag, and mat he ihoj'd have foind himielf itxier ncsu:e.lity to take any othe flers for that pur-pot?, lo Toisg a or his fab.eci were rhight- _ ci only with lawful Carpoe;, puriaant to rfv? \rarine Treaiies. But notwichfraadtng thefe lb often reite-a??d Declarators, a;d. notwjen^anding hi$ lub-ecls nave never deviated, from cfie Regulations of the Co-nmerce allowed ro neutrjj Nations, th-.- Engilfh Men or" War or P/ivaceers have uniu^ly taken Pruf-fian Vefiek, teveral of whidi are onjalriy detained in the Pom of England. It k in order to obyilre this iuconvenience, re/train the Lic^ittioufnels of I'riva-te^n, aod prevent their ififiking and-wronging"the fubjecls of a neutral power, tha* his Ma^efry has or-dered ma to make proper Remon Ira.-.^s to yptrr Ex-ce-Jency, that the Cranmanders' of Eaglilh xlen of War and Privateers nay be rejoined*. wn4�r Revere pea^-ties, to reipeel his &!agj' kaye Navigation free to his lubk&s VeJet, witboilr trbibling or molclin^ than under pcetextof fearcb orvint.aad content theuljjlv.-i with' the bare Exhibition of the paffports and other . papers which Captains of Men of War and privateers -are authorized by cutroiri to demarld a fight of: Thajt. moreover, the better to fecure dje King's trading (ap-jeds from the arjprehenfions which frons pafr Exreri. ence they muit zjaturally entertain, his Majefty the King of Great Britain would be pleated to declare, ia due Form in Writing, that be does not intend ro hinder rxsr interrupt the Couie of the Navigation of the PrufSat* fiibjeds to the Ports of France ana Spain, but thxt tfiey �hali be permitted to trade there on the fame Footing as ne-tral Narions are ailow�J to do by the Law of Nations and Marine Guldens- That in Cjonfe-q-eacpj tp forJe the Nanire of jheir t>itgoes .fcd a-void L>if: utes, the pillir�fii�n of'.Goods^nd Merchaiir dizes.be exa&y o'iferved, at irSablifhed by the 19th and'ioth Articles of the Treat f of Ccmnerce concluded in April 1713, between England and F^tace, and by the 1 Tth, itfth, nnd j ch Artkles of the Treaty of Cornrnerce cf 17 9,%ecween France and HoJlacd i and that no Goods be dear^ Cosxr hand bat what aiQ d-.chred fuch by the hefc e-ajc.-idaaed Articles: tiiac the mo-neat the Captains and Mafiers of fbifjs under hi-i Ma;e :y's Flag, and provided with bis PaSports, make it appear by their Papers that tbeyljav^ao / ioods of that kind on board, they may proceed on their voyage w^rho-.it anv Let.or Ofr^e wl^beve^r� ' wirho it being fo ced tp go btrt of their Ccwffe. ndr b ou.ght into the Ports ol England, nor obliged t� put in there lipcti pretence of ury tarther ffearch, ot any o'Jfer Inquiry of this N'armfc. What I repicfcnt to your Exceltency id fie Naifti of the King, my Ma.Ter, being in all wbtiaBSeeabJe to the Law of Natrons, and the privileges w|Sch flat � fubjccls of neutral arjd friendly Nations^ oofgt tben> jov, bis Majefty exp^tfat Gr^t Briciitt ipul hPti* rut bin a Deckratkixi in Writing, grounded cJto M�-  tives jfo fait as thole f,edied above, and tnpreoyefi that Ipe^y (atisfrc^ion uill be n&ktr>tfie^jtiff piainti of hi* Maje-^y s Wh^irs, {or the fniufe and In-uries they ha\c furred f;o .1 the Ehglifh Marine,bj�t allowing them an ecjiicabie In/.emrudcatiort for the Lofes, Cb'rs and D 'tnag?s, ther tmf have fuJJihfcd w the unmii detention or conriLarJoii of their Vehw.3&f -ESeS 5  London, January 8, 174$. t_ Signedr MICT^LL; The Earl ofCHESTERFID's Anfwer to t$� Pruffian Metnoriai SIR, Having had the Honour to receive the King's Orders oa the.fabjed of the Mcrsoriai you de.ive.-ed me the 6 th Inftant, S. I wo-jjd not delay infjnning yoy, That his Mavr'fy/jn order to omit nothing whereby he mav expreb his Regard for the King yo^r Ma� terv makes no, Difficiltv to declare, that he never did in*1 nil to give/ nor will he ever .give; the feafi Ob* , fei^l^ to ,^beKavigarion of tSe PruiHan-Strbjecls. wh� tiey. taJce cate to carry on their Trade in a lawful Wayj and conformable to the antient u�gt evrabUhed and acknowledged among central powers; This bis JPnifian Maidly eanmot be tgrora&c that then; ;a.re Tieatjies of ConineM iftualiy fubfifticg between Gnat Britain and eertafe neutral powers* andtiratby means of the Engajerneric formerly contracted on botfi rH� in^e laid Trestaes, every thing reladng.ro tie tadhner of carrying on their receq> ocal Commerce has \ been plaMf flatted and tilly fettled: That at thefa.rrf t�i*? it does not appear, rha: any freity of the anovs* rhentJoned Nature e'xi;rs at ptefcnt, or ever did exift, ' berweeR his- Majefty and the King of Pro0ia; but thac .this,.however, never proved a Bar to the.Prafljs&i  fabie^ being favoured in England, in point of Navi-tg^noni. asmuch as other neutral Nations i^ar^tdtfe ) being the?a&� his Majedy does not p-ef i^pofc 8w: ; the King, your Ma'ler, means to reomre Dj linQions I froftt hinj, much lefs Preference?, in favour of his tub-' iefifejn this rcf> 8 : That moreover bUferaggi Ma-} jeily^ istoo well informed not to know, that tlferejire '� fundarnental Law^ in this Governrrent wbidi fiannoi: ) hi cbeieaft be difpeafed widi > and that If the EngUat

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