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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - December 14, 1730, London, Middlesex ant. v 1 �i tev Monday, December 14, 1730, m-r 11 f W^r/iw, Nov. 16. N.S. Grear Number of Lords and Ladies are arrived here, to partake of the Diversions of the enfuing Carnaval, for which great Preparations are' njaking by the King's Order. There are , Balls and flays alternately at Court, where the Birth day of the Countefs d'Orzelska, lately; marry'd to the Prince of Holftein, is now celebrating with a great deal of Splendor.. On Sunday laft, Madam Czeftowska, Daughter to the Cafteilan of Liwft, made her ybws in the Convent of St. Bridget, in the Prefence of the Bifliop of Caminiee. 'Tis faid, his Majefty has declared to the Senate, that,, he is fo well fatisfy'd with the Count de Poniatowski's Conduct in the Poft of Regimentary, that he, has refolved to advance him to the Dignity of General of the Crown-Army. The Plague (till makes great Havock at Choczim and that Neighbourhood. DanK{ic\, Dec i. N.S. The Deputies of the Proteftant Communities of Poland, Lithuania, and Pruffia, as well Lutherans as Calvi-nifts, who are returned hither from Warfaw, have had feveral Conferences among tbem-felves, to confider of proper Methods for regulating their Conduct in fuch a manner, that the Roman-Cathoiicks, and even the Clergy of that Communion, fliall have no ground to complain of Perfecution : For . which purpofe, they have drawn up Rules and Orders to he publickly read in their Churches; and all the Clergy va�d> School* matters of their refpective Communions are ftrictly charged and commanded to conform the�felves  thereto. This -Regulation is couched in fuch Expreffions, as plainly fhew they,defire nothing more than to enjoy their own Liberty of Confcience, without invading that of their Neighbours, They write from Thorn, that the Jefuites of that Place had celebrated with a great deal of Luftre the Jubilee granted by the Pope upon Occafion of bis Advancement to the Chair of St. Peter ; and among the reft of their Trumpery, they made their Scholars act a Comedy reprcfent-ing the Council of Conftance. StockbalmlNov. 29. N.S. On the 17th, this Court difpatched an Exprefs to England, with Orders (as we hear) to the" Baron de Sparre, bis Majefty's Minifter at that Court, -to repair immediately to Paris, to execute a Commiffion with the Moft Chriftian King. His Swedifh Majefty has publiflied an Order, inftrucling all Ranks of People how they are to demean tbemfelves during the Aflembly of the States of the Kingdom. A great Number of Deputies are already arrived, and the reft are expected fome Time next Month. We hear their principal Bufi-nefs will be", how to make Silver'Species cir-culate, inftead of Copper. They will like-wife make a Law in relation to the Game. The King has fent to Lapland, for a certain Number of Elks and other Wild Beafts, the natural Produce of that Countty. The Rumour of his Majefty's Journey to Germany begins to revive; and 'tis faid the Qaeeh wiJl go with him, ind make ufe of the Baths of Slangenbad. Seville, Dec. x. N.S. Their Catholick Majefties, and the reft of the Royal Family, continue in perfect Health at the Alcazar of this City. On the 25th paft, Arthur Stert and John Goddzrd, Eiqs; bis Britannick Majefty's Commiflaries, arrived here, and have been introduced to Sigtior Patinho by the Bri-tifti Minifter at this Court. The Marquis de la Paz has been indifpofed for fome Days paft, but is pretty well recover'd. Copenhagen, Dec.^. N.S. The 36th paft, being the Anniverfary of the King's Birth.day, his Majefty declared the Margrave of Culm-bach, Stadholder of the Durcbies of Slefwick ana! Holftein. Major-General Staffeld was nominated General of the Foot 5 M. de Plek fen, Privy Counfellor, Great Chamberlain, Col. Harthuyfen, Chamberlain, and the Baron de Guldencrori, Great Bailiff of Jutland. Two Days ago, the Prince*Royal made a Vifit to the Prmeefs Hedwig at Charlorremburg. Yefterdly all the Minifters and other Perfons of Diftinction appear'd at Court, which was very numerous. An Ordinance of the King has been publiflied, whereby all Perfons who obtain'd Privileges, Grants, &c. of the late  King, are obliged.to produce their Warrants for the fame within t!he Space of fix Weeks,, upon pain of being deprived of them. Bifliop Deicbjnan, who was only fufpended, is now difcbarged from his Offices. In the Night between Saturday aftd^Suoo'ay, we had here a terrible Storm, whereby feveral Ships were caft away upon the Coafts. Hamburgh, Dec. 8. N. S. They write from Swerin, that a Privy.jCounfellor of the Duke of Holftein-Gottorp bad had an Audience of the Duke of Mecklemburg, to defire him, in the>Iame of the pake his Matter, to feize th� Effects which the Counif de Baflewitz has got removed from Holftein to Swerin and other Places of the Dutcby of Mecklenibu'rg ; adding, that there; are among thofe Effects , fome Papers which relate to the Concerns of the Duke his Matter: But we hear the Duke of Mecklemburg anfwer'd him, that in regard the Count de Baflewitz was a Member of the Nobility of Mecklemburg, he could not refufe him his Protection. They write from Kiel, that the Commiflioncrs appointed to .examine the Affair of the Count de Baflewitz, had drawn up a State of the Demands which the Duke of Holftein makes upon him ; and by that Lift it appears, the Count is required to give an Account of 800,000 Rubles received at different times from Mofcow j as alfo of i,ipoAooo Rixdollars, arifing from the Taxes, Mortgages, &c. T"|jey add, that the Coant de Baflewitz has declared in Anfwer thereto, that he is \ riot obliged to account , with any-Perfqn wbatfoeyer, exceptirjj| the Duke himfelf, his Highoefs having proiniled him, both by Word of Mouth and* by Writing, that be fhould accountable *�> none * but himfelf, for the Money he fhould be en-trufted with. . Hanover, Dec* 8. N. S. There has been publiflied here, an Ordinance of the king of* Great Britain, our Sovereign^ dated the 15th paftj whereby the Subjects of, this Electorate are difcharged, at the Clofe of this Year* from a Tax which was formerly laid'for rai-fing the Penfion paid to the late Dutchefs^ Dowager of Brunfwick Lunenbufgj -There is fome Talk alfo of abating the Tax upon Meal, and feveral other Excifes. Brujjhls, Dec. it. 1st S. On the" 6*th In* ftanr, the Government received an Exprefe from Count Sinzendorff, the Emperor's Envoy Extraordinary at the Hague , and the fame Day he was difpatch'd for Vienna On the 8th, there was a Feaft at Courr, it being the Anniverfary of the Birth-iJay of the Electoral Princefs of Saxony. The States of Brabant are again aflembled. The Council of: Finances are bufy in drawing up the Contract for the Farming of the Duties of Import and Export, which commences the ift of next Month. Hague, Dec. 13. N. S. The States of Holland met again this Day. The Council of State went this Afternoon in a Body to the Aflembly of the States General, to prelent to their High Mighrinefies a State of the Wat. for the Year enfuing. The Marqais de Fe-nelon, Ambaflador of France, has had a Con*, ference' with their Higb-MightineflSs^DepuJ ties. The Baron de VeriHac, Brigadier of-Foot, and Lieutenant ? Colonel of the Regi^ ment of Poor of* Vi'coilfe,- died he^re rhe otn Inftaot.^ M. de.Goflmga is gone to FfieflAnd* for a few Days. . Deal, \Dec. it. The Outward-bound for* merly mention'd are ftjll here; alfo the Dove, Lane,-th.e Herbert, Onley, for Guinea.; the Jemima, Dornford, the Malaga Merchant, Dunfton,- for Lisbon"; the CbarJes,!;Warren, for Virginia ; the Profpect, Bowers, for.Ja-� rViaica'i'the'Speedwell, Spurier, for Malaga a the ProTpeVoos, Bourn, for Rotterdam. This; Day; arrived'the Ruby, Saunders, from Zant j the Greyhound, from Sr. Ubes; the Hannah and Elizabeth, Jones, from Cadiz. Wind. N.W. Deal, Dec. 12. Remain the Harrifon, Marf tin, the Macclesfield, Hodfon, the Walpole, Bodham, the Hertford, Nelley, the. James and Mary, Bale, the Casfar, Mabbot, all fix foe Eaft-India, all unmoor'd ; the Dove, Lane, for Guinea; the Profperous, .Botirn, for Rotterdam 5 the Katherine, Gardner, for-j AH others in my laft failed laft Night. Wind then at N. N. E. but held a very little while j two are put back. Yefterday arrived the Alexander, Kenedy, frbm Denia, for Amfter-dam ; the Brother and Sifter, Auftin, from Cfaefter; Wind S. ^ L OH D ok Stijames'i, Dec* 8.. Count Warxdotf, Envoy* Extraordinary from the King of Poland, had this . Day is firft private Audience of his Royal High-nefs the Prince of Wales; to which he was introduced by Sir Clement Cottrell, Knt. Maffer of the Ceremonies* ' 'il " � -( .-' He ;