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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - April 24, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Courant. N� 8907. Friday, April 2.4, 1730. Naples, April 4. N. S. YEfterday the Commifltoners of the Emperor's Treafury fent away 25 Tartanes, under Convoy of the St. Leopard Man of War, forTriefte and Fiume, to take on board the 4000 Recruits deiign'd for the Imperial Regiments in this Kingdom. Our Viceroy, who negle&s nothing that can contribute to the Prefervation of the Publick Tranquillity, has fent Orders to the Governors of the fortify'd Pkces,tofur-ni(h them well with all forts of Provifion. His Excellency has Jikewife taken the necefTary Meafures for the guarding of the Coafts j for which purpofe Detachments of Troops are to be pofted at proper Distances. A Camp of 6000 Men is moreover to be form'd in the Neighbourhood of Reggioin Calabria, to be ready to go over into Sicily in cafe of Need. Some Days ago, Mount Vefuvius caft forth fo great a Quantity of Flame, and combuftible Matter all on Fire, that a Plain four Miles over, to the Side of Ottaiano, was entirely cover'd with the fame; and~tbe Vineyards and Houfes were for the moft pare ruin'd and demoJilh'd. Rome, April 8. N. S. The Cardinals Al-than and Collonitz, and the Count de Col-lalto, Ambaffador- Extraordinary of the Emperor, arrived here the ift Inftant. Cardinal Odefcalchi, Archbifliop of Milan, came to Town the 2d ; as did the Cardinal de Rohan and Cardinal Boromeo the 4th. Cardinal Odefcalchi went into the Conclave the 6th ; fo that it now cottfifts of 50 Cardinals. Some Days ago, there yvas in the Conclave a General Congregation, con. fitting of 43 Cardinals, to confider of the Memorial preferred to the facred College by Cardinal Cofcia, wherein be demanded the Reftitotibn of the Effe&s taken from him, and carry*d to Cattle St. Angelo. Upon cafting up the Votes, it appeared, that of the 43 Cardinals, there were but 3 that voted for the Reftitution of the Whole, 9 for reftoring Part, and 3 c that declared againft giving him back any thing. Among tbefe laft was Cardinal Cienfuegos, who before he put bis Ballot into the Chalice, fhew'd it publickly to all the Cardinals. The Sacred College have order'd a Lift to be deliver'd in to them, of all the Prelates that went to vifit Cardinal Cofcia in the Convent of Tranfpor-tina. On Tuefday, the Cardinal de Rohan made a Vifit to the Chevalier tie St. George, with whom he had a long Conference ; after which, his Eminency likewife faw the Chevalier's eldeft Son.' Leghorn, April 8. N. S. Signor Corefi, Governor of Porto-Ferraio, is fet out for bis Government, with a Galley and a Tartane laden with Ammunition. The Mailer of a French Ship arrived here in 15 Days from Cadiz, reports that they are equipping in that Harbour 14 Men of War from 70 to 80 Guns each, befides Fregates and other armed VefTels, which were defigned for the Coaft of Italy. Genoa, April 8. N. S The Courier fent to Lisbon by the Agent of Portugal, to carry the-News of Pope Benedict XIII s Death, return'd hither on Saturday laft, and reports, that the Portugueze Cardinals had petition'd the King to excufe them from undertaking fo long a Journey, because in all Probability they conld not be at Rome time enough to allift at the Ejection of a new Pope. On Tuefday laft, another Exprefs from Spain went tbro' this Place for Rome, with Dif-patches for his Catbolick Majefty's Mini, fters at that Court. Our laft Advices from Spain fay, their Catholick Majefties waited only the Return of fome Expreffes to fet out from Grenada and Barcelona, to be prefent at the Embarkation of the Spanifli Troops defign'd for Italy. Milan, April 8. N. S. Count Arconati is arrived here from Vienna, on his way to Parma, where he is to execute a Commiffion on the part of the Emperor. The Imperial Troops in the Mantuan have received Orders to hold themfelves in a Readinefs to march to the Kingdom of Naples; and they are to be relieved by the Forces in proportion as they arrive from Germany. The Horfe are to break up the 15 th Inftant. They write from Como, that Quarters are providing there for 2000 Impenalifts that are fhortly expected by the way of the Grifons Country. Vienna, April 15. N. S. General Wallis, who is to command in Chief the Imperial Army in Sicily, has received Orders to fu-fpend his Departure. The Army upon the Rhine is to be commanded by the Prince de Beveren, the Emperor's Field-Marftul, or by the Duke of Wirtemberg, who in that cafe will have under him Prince Alexander of Wirtemberg, his Brother, and two other ,111V tv�--- down to Table till Five in the Evening, and that Repaft ferved him for Dinner and Sapper i afterwards his Majefty play'd, and got to Fonrainbleau by the Light of Flambeaux about Eleven at Night. On the 18th, bis Majefty went a Stag-Hunting^at Ponthiery, and a B.ick-Hunting the next Day. On the 20th, his Majefty took an Airing to La Riviere, a Councry-Seat belonging to the Count de Toulouze 5 and hunted the Stag there the 21ft. On the 21 ft Inftant, the Countefs des Urfins petitioned the Council ro reverfe the Arret of the Parliament in Favour of the Count de Merodes, in relation to the Eftate of the late Dutchefs of Holfteinj but the fame was not granted. The Prince de Robec fet out for Bruflels the 13d Inftant, to folicit his Caufe about the Eftate of the late Prince Tferclaes de Tilly, of about 15,000 Livres a Year ; an Adventurefs being ftarred up in that Affair, who calls herfelf that Prince's Widow, and is juft come from Rome, where (he has been to prove her pretended Marriage. The Count de St. Andre, whofe Marriage to Madamoifelle de B^eauvis, Daughter to the Baron of that Name, was put off upon account of the Death of the Count de Saffenage her Uncle, was marry'd to her the 23d in the Evening. Deal, April 4i. Came down laft Nighc and failed through the Woodford, Martin,, for Sr. Kits. Remain the Dolphin, Webber, for Amfterdam ; the Prince of Afturias, Blackburn, for the South-Seas. Wind N. E, Grave/end, April 22. Pafled by the Hamp-' (hire, Mockett, from Cadiz; the Hannah, Wolfe, from Amfterdam ; the Hannah and Zipporah, Cranwell, from Rotterdam ; the Edward and Elizabeth, Merrifield, from O-^end ; the Moor's, Moore, from Diep ; the Yarmouth, Davy, the William and Debor, irory, the Profperous Ann, Read, and the iumphrey, Raphe, all 4 from Norway. LONDON. This Day the Lord Mayor will hold his Court or Confervation of the River Thames ac Stratford .nd Greenwich. "Yefterday one Jane Tixell was commirred to