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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - April 2, 1730, London, Middlesex Daily Courant. N�. 8886. have Advice from Swifter that 4000 Men have been lately raifed there for the Crown of Spain ; but that chey cannot break for that Kingdom, becaufe the King of Sardinia refufcs to grant them Pafiage th;d" his Territories. Luctrn, March 30. N. S. 'Tis faid the Spanifh Minifter Don Felix Cornejo will make a Tour to his Court, about the Troops raifed in fome of the. Cantons for the Service of his Crown, our Governors in particular oppofing any Levies for Spain, till his Catbolick Majefty has renewed his Alliance with tfife whole Helvetick Body ; neither are they very Bartholomew's Hofpital. Laft Tuefday Night died at his Lodgings in Chancery-Lane William Allen, Efq; a Gentleman of a good Eftare. We hear his Eftate falls to his Brother Thomas Allen, Efq; Turkey Merchant. Yefterday one Bartholomew Nicholfon was committed to Newgate by Sir William Billers, for robbing a Perfon of feven Shillings and fome other Things. On Saturday Night laft part of the Bridge at Reading fell down, by which Accident two Men and a Woman fell in ; the Men were both faved, but the Woman was taken up laft TUefday Morning drowned. Yefterday Sir John Williams entertained at Dinner the Right Hon the Lord Mayor and Aldermen/ the Recorder, with Alderman Barb�r, the other Sheriff, at Merchant-Taylor's Hall in Threadneedle-ftreer. The fame Day their Majeftles rode dlit in their fine new Chaife to Kenfington, and walked for fome Time in the Gardens of that Palace; alter which they returned to dine at St James's. The fame Day began the Quarter Seffion for the City and Liberty of Weftminfter, when Sir John Gunfton opened the fame with an elegant Speech. The fame Morning an ancient poor Man dropt down dead at the fecond Scotland-yard Gate, . 1 in ,,nc ,,r ;nrn 0 f*nffin and carried Sheriff witftm Burgn, to Lewis *_ampoei rne notorious Thief, that his 40 Days Reprieve would be expired, and the Sentence �f Death lie put in Execution upon him on Monday Sevefo n/ghr. We hear that Mr. Frszer of Strichanwell \v;i fuccced the Lord Kime.gfiam, deccafcd, as one of the LbrJj of Seffion ; and he will be fucceeded as one of the Con-.mifTaries of Edinburgh by Mr. Ltllie, Brother to the Earl of Rothes. b U B L I N, March 21. On Tuefday lilt the Rt. Hon. William Conollyi Efq; one of his Majefty's moft Honourable Privy-Council, and Member of Parliament for the Borough of Bally Shannon in this Kingdom^ eiri-barked on board the Carteret Packet-boat fot Hollyhead. Laft Night was interred in St. Andrew's ChurcH the Corpfe of rhe RrHon. rhe Lady Vifccunteft Molefworth, who died on Tuefday laft On Thurfday the 12th Inftant a Gang of Robbers enter'd into the Houfe of Mr. Stephen Mgi Gachin near Porrarlmgron in Queen's County, between the Hours of 9 and 10 ; and fcfeer having bar baroufly abufed and wounded both hita and his Wife, rifled the Houfe. Dublin, March 24.. On Sunday laft the Rti Rev. the Lord Bifhop of Dromore's Coachman^ fell off" his Coach Box in EfTex-(freer, and fraQur'd his Scull, and hs Arm was broke by the Ccach Wheel, and died foon afrer. VOTES of the Houfe cf Commons of Irelatfy March I 7. Ordered, THAT Mr. Speaker do iflile his Warrant c& the Clerk of the Crown, to m. ke out a Writ to the Sheriff" of the County of Fermanagh} for electing a Burgefs ro ferve in this Parliament for rhe Borotigh of Eniskilien in the faid County,, in the room of Richard Cole, Efq; deceafed. Then the Houfe, according to Order, refold itfelf into a Committee of the whole Houfe, td take into further Confideration the Stare of the Nation. And after ibme Time fpent therein, Mr* Speaker refumed the Chair. Mr. stimnard reported from the Committee^ that they had made fome further Progrefs in the* Matrer to rhem referred; and rhar he was dfreQ:-* ed to move the Houfe for Leave to fit again. Refolved, That thfs Houfe will on Fridajf next refolve itfelf into a Commirtee of the whole Houfe, to take info further ConfiderafJort the State of the Nation. March iS. A Bill, entitled, An AEl fdr the Relief �f Inphent Debtors, according to Order^ was read a fecond Time, and committed to * Committee of the whole HoUfe To morrow Morft- Then the Houfe, according ro Ordef; tefolvecf itfelf into a Committee of the whole Houfe, td take into Confiderafton ah engroffed Bill froni the Lords, entitled, An Air for the better Difcb~~ wry of Judgments in the Courts o/King's-Bencbj Common Pleas, and Exchequer at Dublin, and, fer the greater Security of Purchafers. And afre� fome Time fpent therein, Mr. Speaker refumecJ the Chair. Then Mr. IVarburfon reported, that the Com^ mittec had gone thro* the faid Bill, Paragraph bif Paragraph, and agreed thereto without any A-mendment. Ordrred, That the Bill be read the third TimH To-morrow Morning. Then rhe Houfe', according to Order, refolyea itlelf into a Committee of the whole Houfe, to* take into Confideration a Bill, enrifled, An A& for Repairing the Read leading from the City of Dublin to the Town cf Navan in the County of Meatb; And after fome Time fpent therein, Mr. Speaket refumed the Chair. Then Mr. Ludloct; reported, that the Committee had gone thro' the faid Bill, Paragraph by Paragraph, and agreed thereto without any *" mendmenr. Ofdmd> Thaf the feill be engrofl&f ;