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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - April 11, 1730, London, Middlesex Daily Courant. NQ 8894.' Saturday, April 11, 1730. their Debates. Milan, March 25. N. S. The firft Detachment of Imperial Troops is arrived in Italy, and is a&ually filing off towards the Manruan. The Leagues of the Grifons have granted Paffage thro' their Country for fome thqufands of Imperialifts that are expected in this Dutchy. Venice, April 1. N. S. We have received Letters from Conftantinople, of the 17th of February laft, which confirm the great Pro-grefs of Prince Thamas's Army in Perfia, fince the 3 Victories they obtain'd over the Troops of Sultan Efreff; that Prince having not only made himfelf Matter cf Ifpahan, but alfo of feveral other important Cities of that Monarchy ; fo that it was not doubted but he would loon be ia the peaceable Pofleflion of it 5 efpecially if what thofe Letters add be true, namely, that they had received the News of Sultan EfrefTs Death. Cajfel, April 4. N. S. This Day the Corpfe of our late Landgrave was expofed to Pub-lick View upon a magnificent Bed of State, where great Crowds of People flock'd to fee it from all Parts of the Country ; but it was pot embalm'd, becaufe the Landgrave particularly defired it might not, upon his Death-Bed. To-morrow the Corpfe is to be depofited in a Vault, fill Orders arrive from �the King of Sweden about the Interrment. Charles, Landgrave of Hefle Caflel, who died the 23d of March, K S. 1730, about Six o' Clock in the Evening, aged 75 Years* 7 Months, and 10 Days, (being born Aug. 13. 1654) was marry'd the 21ft of May 1671, to Mary-Amelia, Daughter to James Duke of Courland, born July 12. 1653; by whom be had 1 5 Children, that is to fay, 11 Princes, and 4 Princefles. The Eldeft of the furviving Princes is Frederick, formerly (tiled Hereditary Prince of Heffe- Caflel, till chofen King of Sweden, who is now Landgrave. He was born April 18. 1676, and marry'd, to his firft Wife, (July 3. 1700) Louifa-Dorotbea Sophia, Daughter to Frederick III. late King of Pruilia, which Princefs was born Sept. 19. 1680, and died Dec. 23. 1705. To his fe-cond Wife he marry'd (April 4. 171 5) Ulri-ca-Eleonora, Princefs of Sweden, who was born Feb. a. 1688, and fucceeded to that Crown upon the Death of her Brother Charles XII. but he has yet no Iflue. His Brothers are, 1. Prince William of Hefle-Caflel, Lieutenant General of Horfe in the Service of Holland, Governor of Maeftrichr, born March 10 1682, and married to Dorothea-Guillelmina, Daughter of the Duke of Saxe-Zeyts. * 2. Maximilian, born May 28, 1689, and married to Frederica-Charlotte, Princefs of Hefle Darmftat. 3. George, born January 8, 1691, and made Knight of the White Eagle by the King of Poland in July, 1723. 4. Charles, who enter'd into the Service of the molt Cbriftian King in March 1721, and was made Lieutenant-General of his Armies the 18th of the feme Month: And, 5. William, who in October 1721, was made Colonel of the Regiment of Horfe which the King of Sweden maintains in the Service of the States-General. Of the 4 Princefles, Daughters of the late Landgrave of Hefle Caflel, only 2 are living; namely, Sophia Charles, married to Duke Frederick William of Mecklemburg-Swerin j and Mary*.Louife, Dowager of the Prince of Naflau Dietz, Stadholder of Fnfeland and Groningen. Ment%, April 8. N. S. The Count de Kufftein, Envoy of the Emperor, having executed his Commiffion at this Court, is upon the Point of letting out for that of Triers; We hear his Bufinefs is chiefly to perfwade the Electors and States of the Empire to ftand up in Defence of the Rights and Privileges of his Imperial Majefty and the Holy Roman Empire, in relation,to the Fiefs of Tufcany and Parma. Frankfort, April 9. N. S. The Count de Kuffteiri is now at Coblents, executing his Commiffion to the Elector of Triers. The States of �hp CirtJo r\f rl-.TTntipr Rhinp arc ic/ogn, stpru 11. in. o. un oaturaay an Exprefs went through this Place for Vienna, with important Difparches from Count Kinski at London. DuJJeldorf, April 11. N. S. The Pruflian Recruiting Offioers have enrolled fome Students at Cologn ; but in regard all the Students there are exempted from being im-prefled, by a particular Claufe in the Charter, and even if they lift themfelves voluntarily, it fhall not bind them, 'tis expected this will caufe fome Difturbance. Hamburgh, April 11. N. S. Letters from Dantzick, of the 5 th Inftanr, advife, that the Duke of Mecklemburgh had not only received an Exprefs, with a Letter from his Dutchefs, bifc another from the Czarina of Mufcovy, which was very favourable to his Interefts. It was given out, that Lieutenant General Wittinghof would be fent upon an Embafly to Mofcow, to take Care of that Prince's Affairs. PVeqel, April 12. N. S. The agreeable News from Berlin, that the Differences betwixt our Court and that of Hanover are as good as ended ; that the Subjects and Defer-ters on both fides are ordered to be releafed; and that there is to be a Marriage between the Prince of Wales and the Princefs-Royal of Prulfia, Friederica-Wilhelmina-Sophia.who is in the 20th Year of her Age, has occafion'd an univerfal Joy here,, every one flatter himfelf that this Alliance will be productive of very happy Confequerices. The Englifli Mini-fters, Brigadier Du Bourgay and Sir Charles Hotham, are frequently at Court; and the latter has already had Audiences of the Queen, the Princefs Royal, and the Princefles, by whom he was very gracioufly received. He has likewife had feveral Conferences with the principal Minifters of State. The King of Prullta is ftill expeete'd here before the End of this Month, and we hope to hear of the Queen's fafe Delivery in a few Weeks' time. Vienna, April 1. N. S. The Turkifh Cofi-ful refiding here had fome Days ago an Audience of Prince of Eugene of Savoy, to communicate to him the Contents of fome Difpatches he had received by an Exprefs from Conftantinople, about the Proposals faid to have been made to the Ottoman Porte by certain Powers, which fhall be namelefs. The Turkifh Troops who had made fome Motions in the Neighbourhood of Nifla and Widdin, are return'd into their Quarters. M. de Morman, Minifter of Bavaria, return'd hither two Days ago from Munich. Here follows a Lift of the Imperial Regiments order'd ihe 29th paft, to march and join fome Forces of the Empire, CuiraJJiers  Merci. Lobkowitz. Lanthieri. Seer. Loodftacki. Dragoon* j Althan. Jorger. Kevenhiller. Hujfars $ Deflbffi. Falmouth, April 7. Yefterday arrived thtf Mary and Anne of and for this Place froitt Carolina, Brown. Wind S. S W. Omitted, to mention in my laft the putting in of a Pink of and from London, with Stores for Gibral* tar, to flop a Leak, laft from Plimourb. Dartmouth, April 7. On the 4th Inftant failed the Delaval of Hampton,. from Malaga forGuernfey. The fame Day failed tbeTjnity;-of and from Arundel, Fellifon, with Balk and. Deals to the Weftward. Remains here thd Rofe in June of Whitby, fells hn Coal at Key ; the Prince Frederick of Plimouth ffOtfi London ; the Younger of and from -----for Guinea j the Barker of Ipfwich from Newcaftle for New-England. This Day came in the Hopewell of and for Plimouth^ Francis Folk, for Guernfey from London,. Wind at W. S. W. Briflol, April 8. I had forgot the laft Poft to advife you of the Arrival of the Sea"-" flower, Vir, from Jamaica, after a long Paffage j which is the laft Ship wanting of tb� Fleet that laft came from thence. Here are arrived the Antigoa Merchant, Finch, from South Carolina, and the Ann Sloop. Dims mock, from the Canaries. Southampton, April 9. Since my laft came in the Hopewell, Georga Curtis, from Cork j the Batchelor's Endeavour of and from Guernfey, Bonamy ; the Concord of North Yarmouth, Spelman, from Malaga. Deal, Aug. 9. Remain the Tree Love, Graham, for Carolina; the America, Bell, for Barbadoes; the William, Brand, foi? Oporto; the Alexander, Kenedy, for Gibraltar ; the Genoa, Brame, for Genoa-Put back Yefterday the Philippa, jOskotaf for Falmouth. Yefterday arrived the Queen Caroline,--, from Carolina ; the Kent, ^ Wheeler, from Holland, for Guinea Diy arrived the James Goodwill, from Carolina; the Draper, Leac Chefter. Wind W. by N. ;