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Daily Advertiser (Newspaper) - March 12, 1943, London, Middlesex The - Daily Aclvertiier. Numb. 3790. S AT U R D A y, . .M a r c h 12, 1743. to Deal, March 10. HE TefriHe Bomb remains in the Downs. Wind S. W. Yefterday arriv'd a Mail from Holland. Stockholm, Feb. 26. The Committee eftablifh'd to regulate the Affair relating to the Succefiion to the Crown of Sweden, fent a Depu- ___ tation from their Body to the King, return him their humble Thanks for the gracious Menage his M j<-ity fent his faithful Subjects, in which he declar'd his firm Refolution to protect them in their Privileges fo long as he lives, and not to burthen the States of the Kingdom in any refpedt on account of their Choice of a Succeffor to the Throne. The next Day the King laid a Memorial before the Diet, purporting, that if, contrary to all Expectation, an honourable Peace cannot be concluded with Ruffia, and that if the Profperity and Safety of the Swediih Nation made it neceffary to continue the War, his Majefty repeats theJOffers he-has before made, to command the Army in Perfon, or to prefide and affift in Council, in srder to appoint an able General, in cafe the prefent Situation of Affairs do not permit his Majefty to take the Field in Perfon. This Memorial was read in the Affembly the fame Day, and it was refov'd to take the fame into Confideration at their next Meeting. Stockholm, March 5. The.Affair relating to the Succefiion to the Throne having been brought upon the Tapis on the 26th of the laft Month, agreeable to the Meflage fent by the King, the Body of the Nobility refoiv'd not to take that Matter into Confideration before the Diet, till fuch time as the Secret Committee had regulated with the Senate after what Manner they mould proceed in their Choice, &c. The Clergy and the Burghers agreed to this Refolution ; the Peafants did not immediately object to it; but the next Day they laid before the Secret Committee a Memorial, in Subftance as follows: That as fettling the Succefiion to the Crown appears to be the mod important Affair under their Confideration, and upon which they are to debate without delay, they were of Opinion that grand Matter ihould not be poftpon-'d, &c. The Refolution of the Peafants having been communicated to the three other Orders, they fent a Deputation to die Senate, to know if any Regard fhould be paid thereto; and if fo, in what Manner they ihould proceed. We wait with Impatience to know what Decifion will be given to this Affair. The King will foon make a Promotion of General Officers; and 'tis thought that his Majefty will name at the fame time, the General who will be Commander in Chief of the Army appointed to act agaihft Ruffia. Copenhagen, March 9. The Troops which have received Orders to hold themfelves in Readinefs to march on the firft Notice, amount to a Body of 8000 Men. 'Hanover* March 12. A Courier from Lpndon has paffed through this Place in his Way to Vienna, and as 'tis faid with the News that his Britannkk Majefty will fet out from England about the 9th or 10th of the next Month, and we flatter ourfelves that he will vifit this Electorate, although as yet no Preparations are making here for his Reception. There has been much faid lateiy of an approaching Pence between the Emperor and the Queen of Hungary, of which even a certain Plan has been pubiilhed, but whether that be genuine is much doubted ; 'tis certain that the Queen has rejected the Offers which have been lately made her, and is refolved to profecute the War with the utmoft Vigour; and for that Purpofe, Orders have been given to all the Troops to begin their March forthwith, in Order to open the Campaign as early as poffible. Vienna, March 2. Never were fuch vigorous Preparations for War carried on here, as at prefent, in Order to open early the Campaign. The raifing the Troops in Hungary and other adjacent Provinces, has been carried on with a &ccefs beyond all Expectation. Thefe Troops are in full March to join the Armies in Bavaria and the Upper Palatinate; 'tis faid they amount to upwards or' 40000 Men, exclufive of thofe defigned to go into Italy. Ratijbon, March 11. There are already arrived at Stadtamboff, and in the Neighbourhood of that Place, 2000 Recruits from Trance, which are fent as they arrive to join the Regiments to which they belong. There pafs alfo great Numbers of Recruits raifed in the Empire, to join the Imperial Forces. Every-Thing is getting ready to open the Campaign. Count Seckendorff has ordered his Men to fold themfelves in Readinefs to march. That General has been at Strauhingen to affift at a great Council of War held there, in which the military Operations were fettled, and Plans of them fent to the Courts of Frattcfort and Verfailles for their Approbation. Dujeldorp, March 15. The Englifii Troops pay very punctually for all the Provifions they buy, and the Com-miflaries appointed hy his Electoral Highnefs to fupply thofe Forces with Forage, have already received a confi-derable Sum of Money on that Account. The Earl of Stair has afked leave of the Regency to permit part of his heavy Artillery to be brought hither in Order to be fent down the Rhine ; the Anfwer given to him on this Subject is not yet known. Schaffboufe, March 10. Mr. Burnaby, Minifter from the King of Great-Britairr, is faid to be negociating to take a considerable Body of Swifs Troop3 into the Pay and &rvic^ of his Bjgajuiicfc Majefty. The Spaniards have already begun to form a Camp near Thnon, upon the Lake of Geneva- The Marquis de la Min^.was expected there foon, to reconnoitre the Country andURoad which lead to the Falais. Mantua, March 2. Count Beyer/burg, Lieutenant Field-Marftal of the Annies df the Queen of Hungary, who at the-Battle of Campo-SantO received twenty two Wounds, fix of which were mortal, died here a few Days ago in the 56th Year of his Age ; he had ferved with great Reputation in Germany and Hungary. Count d'Afpremcnt, Lieutenant General in the King of Sardinians Army, is Iikewife dead of the Wounds he received in the fame Battle. The*' following is a Copy of a Letter from Count Traun to Cardinal Alberoni, Legate of Bologna, and Cardinal Deici. Legate of Ferrara. ' Moft Eminent. The Service of her ' Majefty the Queen of Hungary and Bohemia, my moft ' gracious Sovereign, requiring that I fhould extend my ' Quarters, in Order to be nearer thofe of my Enemies, ' and that I fhould caufe fome thoufands of my Foot and ' Horfe to advance into the Territories ofyour.Legation, * I thought proper to give you this previous Notice, to ' the End, that conformable to what is cuftqmary, and ' was practifed towards the Spaniards, your Eminence ' would take Care to prepare the neceffary Provifions in ' the Places which fhall be fixed upon by the CommhTa-' ries of the Army. I make no doubt, but that your Emi-' nence will have fuch Regard to my Demand, as that all ' Things will be regulated in a proper Manner ; in which ' Cafe, the Detainments that I fhall fend will be atten-' tive not to deviate from the Rules of good Difcipline. I ' with great Pleafure take this Opportunity of a flu ring ' your Eminence of the fingular Erteem and Veneration ' which I have for your Perfon. ' Dated at the Camp at Sfgn'd ' Carpiz, 26 Feb. 1742. The,Count de Traun.'' Verfailles, March 10. Marfhal Broglio has in the moft prefiing Manner defired to be difcharged from the Command of the Army in Bavaria, and 'tis faid tuat 'tis not yet determined whether his Requeft will be compiled with. Brujfels, March 14. Prince Claude de Ligne, a Lieutenant General in the Service of the Queen of Hungary, Colonel of a Regiment of Foot and a Member of the Council of State, has given up all his Employments. The laft Advices from Luxemberg bring, that great Numbers of French Troops arrive daily upon the Mofelle, to form, a confiderableArmy there : They alio write fronuViswrv, that Lieutenant General Seguf was marched at the Head of 20000 Men, to go, as 'tis faid, and encamp in the Neighbourhood of Heilbron. Hague, March 18. The Baron de Reifchach, Envoy Extraordinary from the Queen of Hungary, has declared by Order of his Court, that there was nothing more intended by the Entry of AuxiliaryTroops into the Dutchies of Juliers and Bergues, than to oblige the Elector Palatine to recall his Troops from the Bavarian Army, and that as foon as this Prince fhall have determined to obferve a Neutrality, the Troops which have entered into his Country will immediately retire. The Baron de Mardefeldt, Great Cup-Bearer of his Serene Highnefs the Grand Prince of Ru�ia, is expected here this Day or Tomorrow from Peter/burgh, in his Way to London, in order to execute a CommifSon there on the Part of that Prince, relating to the Affairs of Sweden, and to the Intereft of the Prince Bifhop of Lubec. L O N D O JSL There are Letters from St. Kit's, by Way of New-England, advifing, that his Excellency General Mathews was gone on board the Squadron there, with a Body of Land-Forces that are going on the Expedition to Porto Cavello. Yefterday came an Account that the Advice, Gnpt. --, and the William and Mary, Capt. Cofgrave, both from Dublin, bound to.Leghorn, were taken by the Spaniards. The Regiment of Highlanders, commanded by the Right Hon. the Lord Semple, is marching to Londan, in order to ber review'd next Month by his Majefty. Yefterday her Grace the Dutchefs of Buckingham lay at the Point of Death, at ner Hoyfe in St. James's Park. We hear from Gamlinghay, the Seat of Sir George Downing, Bart, in Cambridgfhire, that laft Week a Joyner, who was at work there, attack'd Sir George in one of the Rooms, and knock'd him down with a large Hammer, gave him feveral Blows on the Head with it, and thinking he was almoft dead, went to fetch his Axe, as he has fince confefs'd, to cut off his Head j but Sir George got up in the Interim and run out of the Houfe, which the Villain perceiving, came back again, and feeing two Piftols hang up, took them and follow'd Sir George, and dif-charg'd one of them at him, but it mifs'd him ; and Sir George remembring the other was not charg'd, ftopt and ftruggled with him, which a Bricklayer feeing, who was likewife at work there, he came to Sir George's Affiftance, and the Fellow was taken and commited to Cambridge Gaol. He own'd in his Examination that he was hired for 501. to murder Sir George, who is now in a languilh-ing Condition. Yefterday the Lady of William Perry, Efq; Niece to the Right Hon. the Earl of Leicefter, was fafely deliver'd of a Daughter at her Houfe in Jermyn-Street, St, James's. The Preachers of Congregations authoriz'd- by Law, and their People, have gain'd an important Advantage by Juftices and Juries having agreed, that any Moleftation of jfrcm is a Bieaca of Che P-saee, and if Concerted, a Co�- fpiracy ; that not only any Officer, hnt any Porfon there charg'd, if not affifling again ft it, indict.-.u!.;: - And ;,n additional Advantage by a freih Proof t'v.t h..s been (hewn by a very learned, eminent, and virtuous M h;s diftinguifh'd Regard for pub'ick Order, P- Property, and our Religious and Civ;! pr.V:.t-j i, by .1 remarkable Reprimand to one who h J offenacd that way, and a home Caution en the fevere Penalties of the i a -.' incurr'd by it. Yefterday John Davis was committed bv Co5. Ds Veil to New-PrrTon, for Shopkfting, pr.wte'y t-klng a err t Quantity of Books from Mr. J:ai: Gu:.n, in S:-lily's All y, by Leicefter-Fields. The Gardens^ &c. a^t Ruckhf lt-Houfe, bcirg rut ii Order, Company is now admitted. Tomorrow there will be a Publick Examination of the Charity Boys of Lnngbourn Ward, ^t the P.-.rifls Church of Alhallows Lombard-Street; to bcg:n at Five o'Ciack. The Gentry are defir'd to come early, that they may be provided wkh proper Seats. Tomorrow Morning a Charity Sermon will "be presch'd at St. Vcdaft in Fofter-Lane, by the Right Rev. Father in God Thomas Lord Bifhop of Bangor, for the Benefit cf fixty Boys and forty Girls belonging to the Ward School of Farringdon within. The fame Day two Charity Sermons will be preached at St. Bennet Gracechurch, for the Benefit of fixty Boys and forty Girls belonging to Bridge and Candlewiclc Wards ; that in the Morning by. the Right Rev. Father in God Ifaac Lord Bifhop of St. Afaph, and that in the Afternoon by the Rev. Mr. Howard, Chaplain to his Royal Highnefs the Prince of Wales, and Lefturer of St. Magnus at London-Bridge. Sermons for thefe Children at this Church are but once in two Years. The fame Day two Charity Sermons will be preach'd at St. Peter Ic Poor, for the Benefit of Broad-Street-Ward Charity Children ; that in the Morning by the Right Rev. Father in God Martin Lord Bifhop of Gloucefter ; and that in the Afternooti by the Rev. Dr. King, Rector of St. Michael in Crooked-Lane. The fame Day two Charity Sermons will be preach'd at the Parifh Church of St Mildred in the P'-ukrv, for the Benefit of the Charity Boys belonging to ^ir. Etheiburga ; that in the Morning by the Rev. Mr. Hawkins, Rector of St. Mary at Hill; arid that in the Afternoon by the Rev. Mr. Heckftall, Lecturer of St. Michael E^iuhaw, and Curate of Sc. Olave in SoutW/ark. The fame Day two Ch..riry Sermons will be preach'd at St. Botolph without Bifhoplg-.r*e, for the Benefit of the poor Children of the fud Parifh ; that in the Morning by the Rev. "Mr. Dubordieu, 'Minifter of Low-Lay ton ; and that in the .Afternoon by the Rev. Mr. Nicholls, Lecturer of St. Mary Aldermanbury. The fame Day two Charity Sermons will be preach'd at the Parifh Church of St. Mary Magdalen Bermondfey, ia the County of Surry, for the Benefit of fifty Boys and twenty Girls belonging to the faid Parifh ; that in the Morning by the Rev. Mr. Heckftall, Ledurer of St. Michael Baffifhaw ; and that in the Afternoon by the Rev. Mr. Langley, Rector of St. Matthew in Friday-Street. The Boys are fully cloath'd once a Year, and with every Boy that is put out an Apprentice the School allows Three Pounds. We hear the following is the Scheme of the prefent Lottery, for the Year 1743, v.'z. Number of Value. - Amount. Prizes. 1. 1. 2 � . 10000 20000 4 - 5OOO � 2000Oi 2 �� 3000--- 60OO 5-- 2000 - - lOOOO - - IOOO - I5OOO 25 � 5OO i2joo 249 m lOO �' 249OO 469 -.- 50 - 23450 86l9 ��- ' 20 - I72380 Firft drawn 50a Laft drawn 1000 9390 Prizes, �* �-� 70610 Blanks, at 7I. each, 305730 494270 80000 Tickets, at 101. each, -Sooooo This Evening will be perform'd, A* the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane, King Lear, with the Devil to Pay. At the Theatre Royal in Covent-Garden, The Firft Part of King Henry the Fourth, with Perfeus ani Andromeda. High Water at London-Bridge this Day at 2 Mir.utej after 12 in the Morning, and 29 after 12 in the Afternoon. Yefterday Bank Stock was 147 3 4ths for the Opening. India Stock, Books fhut. South-Sea Stock, nothing done. Ditto Old Annuities 114 1 half a 1 4th a 3 8ths. Ditto New 112 7 8ths a 3 4ths. Three per Cent. Annuities 100 1 half a 5 8ths. Ditto 1742, 100 1 half a 5 8ths. Million Bank 118. Equivalent m. Royal Afl'uranee 81. London AfTurance 11 5 8ths a 3 4ths. Mine Adventure Shares, no Price. Englifh Copper 4I. 10s. Wem .ditto, no Price. African, no Price. Seven per Cent. Ejpf ejor"s Loan 112 3 4ths a 113.' Five per Cent, ditto ^joffrhs a 1 balf. Bank Circulation 4I. 10s. Prem. In< 4I. 8s. a 9s. Prem. Three 1 half Salt Tallies Three 1 half per Cent. Exchequer Three per Cent, ditto 2 i half, Difc. Prem. Prem. �d3ouds ;