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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - April 7, 1730, London, Middlesex The nt. NQ 8890. Lucem, March 31. N. S. TH E Recruits for the Swifs-Regi-ments in the Service of the Crown of Spain, go on but flowfy 5 and the Spanifli Minister gives out, that no new Regiments are to be railed in tbefe Countries for his Catholick Majefty, %urich, April 1. N. S. There are prodigious Feuds in the Bi/hoprick of Bruntout, the Inhabitants of both Religions having drawn up their Cafes in Writing, and fent them to the Bifhop. without receiving any Satisfactory Anfwer: So that 'tis expected they will apply to this Canton for Redrefs of their Grievances. We hear there will be a Conference of the Proteftant Cantons, to confider of the Affair of their Brethren that are forced to fly out of the Valleys of Savoy. Copenhagen, April 4. N. S. The King of Denmark made a Prefenc to Prince Frederick, upon his Birth day, of a fine Coach and a curious Sett of Horfes. The French Colony fettled at Fredricia in Jutland, having brought their Plantation of Tobacco to fuch Perfe&ion, that they are able to fupply the whole Kingdom with that Commodity, a Placaert is publifhed, prohibiting tne Importation of all forts of Tobacco, except Ca-naffe, Dutch and Virginia Leaf, after the laft Day of December next. We are af-fured, that a Camp of 10,000 Men will be form'd in the Spring near Rendsburg. The People of Hamburgh feem to take great Umbrage at this Defign, and try all manner of Ways to put an End to their Differencei with our Court. Cleves, April 8. N. S. The Water in the Rhine begins now to (ink apace ; and the .Outer Wards and Lands without the Dykes will foon be dry again. The Seed in the Ground has elcaped tolerably well. Our Letters from the Upper Rhine are fill'd with difmal Accounts of the Accidents occafion'd by the great Floods in thofe Parts ; the Waters from the Moun rains having in many Places come down with fuch a Rapidity, that not only 'Houfes and Cattle j but Men, Women and Children were borne away, and drown'd without Remedy. Paris, April 12. N. S. The Affair between the Countefs des Urfins and the Count de Merodes, about the Eftate of the late Dot-chefs of Holftein, is put off till the Court returns from Fontainbleau. On the 5 th, the Parliament went to vifit the Prifon of the Cbafteler according to annual Cuftom, and difcharged feveral Prifo-ners. Signor Mocenigo, new Ambaflador of the Republick of Venice, arrived here the 3d Infant; and is come to relieve Signor Canale, who fets out the latter End of this Month, on his Embafly to Rome. The Duke de Bouillon is again attack'd with the Gouf, and on the 7th Inftant the Sacra, ments of tbeCburcb wereadminifter'd to him. M. Le Dran, one of the Head Clerks of the Office for Foreign Affairs, has refigned the Province he had for Foreign Countries, to Meifieurs du Theil and Pequet, another of the Chief Clerks in that Office ; and he is to take Care of the Records of that Office with the fame Salary. Hague, March 9. N. S. We are aflured, that the Double Marriage, formerly mentioned, between the Prince of Wales and the , CounT bitizVnaori," iinvuy- Extraordinary of the Emperor, having received an Exprefs from bis Court, has had another Conference with their High-Mightinefies Deputies. Ratisbon, April 3. N. S. The Aifembly of the Dyet is adjourn'd to the 5 th of May, to give Time to the Minifters to receive the neceffary Infractions from their Principals, to debate upon the laft Imperial Decree in relation to the Treaty of Seville. It is faid, that fome of them have already receiv'd very favourable Anfwers. Yefterftay M. de Cha-vigny, Minilter of France, fet out for Munich. Frankfort, April 6. N. S. The Count de Kufftein, Minifter-Plenipotentiary of the Emperor, arriv'd here the 3d Inftant from Vienna, and fet out the next Day for Mentz, whence he is to proceed to feveral Courts of Germany, to engage the Princes and States of the Empire to cine into his Imperial Ma-jefty's Meafures,. and to furnifh him with Succours in cafe of Need. The Circle of the Upper Rhine is to meet here after the Eafter Holidays. The 1000 Recruits for the Imperial Troops in the Auftrian Netherlands, formerly mention'd, . re to em barque the 11 th Inftant at Marie Braith. They write from Hornberg, that the Waters are fo fwell'd by the Melting of the Snow, that all the Bridges and a great number of Houfes there and in the Guttacher-Dal were wafh'd away, and the Communication between the Inhabitants of the Town and thofe of the Suburbs was entirely cut off. Hamburgh, Aprif 7. N. S. They write from Brunfwick, that M. Mylius, Minifter of Pruffia, having declared there, that the King his Matter had accepted the laft Ptopo-fals that had been communicated to him by Brigadier du Bourgay in the Name of his Britannick Majefty, the Minifters Plenipotentiaries of the Princes Arbitrators were to pro. ceed immediately after Eafter to examine the Hanoverian Soldiers and Subjects that are there, in order to put an End to the Con grefs. They write from Mofcow, that Prince Alexis Michaelewitz Czerkeski was made a Member of the Privy-Counfel; and that the Czarina had admitted the young Princefs of Mecklemburg, her Niece, into the Order of St. Katherine. Our laft Letters from Stockholm advife, that the King of Sweden having receVd an Exprefs with the News of his Father the Landgrave of Hefle-Caffel's Death, had laid afide the Journey he defign'd to have made to Drontingholm; and that his Majefty had refolved to fet out fpeedily for Germany. Paris, April 12. N. S. The great Caufe between the Prince of Ifenghien, and the King's Demefnes, about an Eftate of the Family of Chalons fituate in Franche Comte, which was adjudged to him by Decree, for confidsrable Sums lent by his Family to the Houfe of Naffau, was heard the 4th Inftant before the King and Council, after having been legitimated 15 Years, and given unani-moufly in that Prince's Favour. The faid Eftate brings in 60,000 Livresa Year. All the Officers of Horfe, who were here, are fetting out for their relpedtive Regiments, which are to be in the Camps to be form'd the 1 ft of next Month 5 and M. de Beaujeu, Governor of the Royal Hofpital of flnvalid/J is to command the Camp upon the Sambrc, under the Prince de Tingry. Talmtuth, April 2. On Tuefday and Yefterday the Ships mentioned in my laft failed j as [did alio the Hanover Packet for Lisbon, and the Eagle for Corunna. Wind S. W. Dartmouth, April 3. On the 1 ft Inftant failed again the Elizabeth Briganrine of this Place, Andrew Cooper, for Newfoundland. Remains in Port, the Delaval of Hampton, from Malaga for Gurnfey; the Unity of Arundel, Fellifon, with Balks and Deals to fell; the Rofe and Jane of Wnicby, from New-Cattle, Wind S. E. Deal, April 5. Remains only the Genoa,' Braine, for Genoa and Leghorn. All the reft failed this Morning early j with Lyon, Lyon for Briftol, and Lisbon Packet, Hancock, for Lisbon. Wind E N. E. Grave/end, April 5. Pafled by the Marquis John Merry, from Gallipoly; the PatioJ Richard Grofvenor, from Lisbon ; the Elizabeth, Richard Giffard, from Jerley ; the Samuel and Clarke, James Clarke, from Boulogne; the St. Francis, Peter de Rudder,' from Oftend; the Cadogan, John Lemon, from Barcelona 5 the Hadley, Andrew Elton, from Smyrna. LONDON. Vefterday at the Seflions at Guild-Hall, one Richard Ellis, alias Rogers, alias John Thomas Hill, was try"d upon an Indiftmert preferr'd againft him for a Mifdeme^nour, for end�avouring 19 extort Money from Jeremiah Amet, by trwearen-ing to fwear Sodomy againft him, which was proved, and he was ordered to Band in the Pi], lory in Gracechurch Streer, and to fuffer three Months Imprifonment. The Seflions of the Peace was then adjourn'd till this D?y for he?f ing Appeals, difcharging Infolvent Debtors, Sec. Yefterday one Thomas Wiicox was committed to Newgate by Sir Richard Hopkins, upon the-Oath of his own Farher for fteaiing from hira �00 Yards of Shalloon, valned 10 1. Yefterday his Royal Highnefs rhe Prince ex-ercifed himfelf at the Tennis Court in James's Street in the Haymarkec along with the Lord Herbert. To Morrow his Grace the Duke of Grafton is exDefted in Town from Newmarker. ;