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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - February 10, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Courant. N�. 8841.- Tuefday, February 10, 17x9-30. Warfaw, Jan. l6. N. S. ON the nd Inftant, being the Day appointed for opening the Conferences, the Primate of the Kingdom went to the Caftle, and made a very fine-Speech upon that Occafion, to the Minifters and Senators ailVmbled in the Senate Hall there. There were prefent in that Affvmbly, the Bifhops of Cracow, E< rneland and Piock, the Palatine of Culm, the Caftellans of Wilda and Bclski, the Vice-Chancellor and Treafurer of Lithuania, the Crou n-General, the Great Ma'rfhal, the Chancellor and Treafurer pf the Crown. There was no Bufinefs of Importance done in this firft Conference, becaufe fe-veral Minifters, both Foreign and Do-jr.eltick, uere abfent; and the Seilion was ai'journ'd till To morrow. M. Poninski, Sta-roft of Gnefna, died here the 21ft T-nftant. He was formerly Secretary to the Ordnance; a�jd the King lately gave bim a Commiffion to le Lieutenant-Colonel of the Regiment of Tall Grenadiers. The Count de Dunin, Referendary of the Crown, died alfo at Biata the izd Jnftant. Stockholm, Jan. 28. N. S. The King has not yet held the great Hunting Match appointed feme time ago, but continues in the Place of his Refidence, only raking the Di-veriion of riding out with the {^ueen now and then. Moft of the principal Minifters and Vrivy Counlellors are ftill at their Country-Sea;s; bur Count Horn is expected in Town every Day. 'Lis faid, that young Prince Frederick, Son to 5,rince William of HeiTe-Cartel, will come hither from Germany. The Council of Commerce here have nominated one of tbeir Members to go to France in the Quality of Commiffary of Sweden, and improve our Trade to that Kidgdom and Spain. The fame Council have refolved to addrefs the King to continue the high Duties upon Goods imported in Foreign Ships, notwith-ftaading ihc Rcmonftrances of the Foreign Merchants to have them taken off. We hear, that if once ah Eaft India Company is eftablifhed here, Gottemburg will be declared a Free Port. On the 23d and the two 'fjilo� ing Days, Sentence was executed upon one George Henry Sembler, for counterfeiting our Bank Bills; whereby he was to be whipt in three feveral Places of this City ; and he was handled fo feverely, the he fwoon-ed away twice under the Executioner's Dif-cipline. Milan, Jan. 2 o.N. S. As the Great Duke of Tnfcany and the Duke of Parma keep a fair Correfpondence with the Court of Spain, we expect to fee the Infante Don Carlos in Italy early in the Spring ; and that the faid Princes will take fuch Meafures, as not to oppofe the Introduction of 6ooojSpanifh Troops into their Territories: But if they fhould, we take it for granted the Emperor will not enter into * War upon tbeir Account. The Differences between the Courts of Rome and Turin are adjufted. M. de Campredon, the French Envoy-Extraordinary at Genoa, il indifpofrd. Breflau, Jan. 30. N. S. This Morning at Two o'Clock, we had a dreadful Storm of Thunder and Lightning, whereby the Sand-' Tower was fet on Fire, and could not beex-tinguifh'd till Eleven in the Forenoon, by which time the Tower was confumed to Afhes, and the Bells and Chimes melted. Moreover, the Church and fine Organ were in extreme Danger by the Falling in of the Tower.; but by good Providence the Wind fet fo as to blow the Fire quite away from the Houfes. Dant^ick., Fch uary 1. N. S. The Duke of Mecklemburg has lately received confidera-ble Remittances from Mofcow, wuh frefh Alfu'ances on the part of the Czar, that he v ill ule his Intereft with the Emperor of Germany to reinltate him in his Dominions. They u rite from Petersburg, that feveral Profeffors in their Academy of Sciences having received Orders to repair to Mofcow, it was thought his Czarian Majefty had a Defign to erect an Academy there. From Lemburg we have Advice, that though the Sicknefs in Podolia and the adjacent Provinces is confiderably abated, they do not yet fuffer Travellers to pafs the Limits without performing Quarentine. Some Letters from Courland fay Duke Ferdinand is very ill. Vienna, Feb. 1. N. S. The prefent Thaw and wet Weather have laid the Roads and Low Lands under Water ; and the Theys and the Save have overflowed their Banks, and done more Damage than can yet be computed.. Upon the Reprefentation made ro.the Emperor by the Aulick Council, upon the Subject of the Prince of Orange and NaiTau's Petition for a Veniam JEtatis, his Imperial Majefty has been gracioufly pleas'd to grant the fame, and to order a Veniam Mentis to be iffued accordingly, and directed to the faid Prince. On Friday laft, a Bun. die of Almanacks was burnt here, f~r too licentious a Freedom of the Author in the laft Sheet. Strict Search is making for the Author and Printer ; but as there is neither Name nor Place put to the Books, it may prove a difficult Task to find them out. What feems moft furprizing is, that they were marked with the Imperial Stamp, and were brought hither to be fold amongvthe Womew. Berlin, Jan. 4. N. S. The Queen is fo much better, that fhe is now judged to be out of Danger. We are going to have a fe. vere Execution here, of fome Tall Grenadiers, who plotted to run away. Triers, Feb. 7. N. S. Thurfday being Candlemas Day, our Elector faid his firft Mafs in the Cathedral-Church; and this Day he dined in Publick. Hamburgh, February 11. N. S. They write from Brunfwick, that the Conferences there are carried on by the CommifTaries with their wonted Regularity ; but that they cannot fay they promife themfelves much Good from them. While we are under this Uncertainty, both Parties are haftening their Military Preparations, and the Hanoverians are buying up a great Number of Horfes, for which purpofe Brigadier Schultz was upon the point of fetting out for Jutland. The Brewers of this City feeing the Prejudice which the free Importation of Foreign Beer does them, have begun to brew again, according to the new Regulation made by our Magistrates; In the mean time, there is to be a General Meeting of our Burghers upon the 9th Inftant, to put an End to this Difference. They write from Brunfwick, that the Duke and Dutchefs or tToiietnbuttle were arrived there with a numerous Retinue, to fee the Fair. Frankjort, February 8. N. S. The Impe-rialifts are buying up a great Number of Draught-Horfes, for the Baggage and Artillery Waggons. PVe^e', February 11. N. S. Four Days ago, a Count of Naifau-Weylbrug went ruro* this P.ace, on his Way to Holland. The great Quantity of Snow, that fell the Night before laft and Yeiterday, has ren-der'd the Roads very dangerous ; and vie are rot free from Apprehentions, that the Rhine v�ill fwell again. Falmeutb, Feb. 5. On the 2d put in the Harrilon and.the Hannah, both of and ftorn London, for Virginia, Posfo'rd, Father and. Sob, Commanders, and the Hudk-n, of and from Ditto, for Jamaica, Levitigton. On the 3d came in the James, Fowler, and the Ifa-bella, Bell, both of and from Leith, the firft for Bourdeaux, and the laft for Rochel; the Molly, of and from Plymouth, for Gibraltar, Tonkin ; and the Eagle, Capt. Emmet, from Corunna, in five Days. Dartmouth, Feb. 6. On the 30th ult. failed from this Port the Alexander, of London, Alexander Kennedy, for Holland, whh Brandy, from Thoulon ; the St. Thomas, of and from St.Vallerys, Anthony Deleis, for Rochel j the Henry and Prilcifla, or London, Thomas Lucas, for Morlaix, but put back the 2d Inftanr. Yefterday Morning failed the Sarah and Mary, of and from London, James Lane, for Virginia, but believe muft put back or go for Torbay, the Wind being at S. \V.' Came into Haibur the Antelope, from Leith, John Harript, for Bourdeaux; the Happy Exchange,'of Hull, from Dantzick, George Fowler, for Barcelona; the Thomas and George, of Hull, from Hamburgh, John, Drury, for Malaga ; the Lively, of Enrfwortb, Robert Randal, for Dublin, from Portf-moutb ; the Three Brothers, of Portfmoutb, from Arundel, Mark Ducket, for--. Plymouth, Feb. 6. Since my laft came in the Adventure, of London, from Cette, John Read, from Hamburgh. Southampton, Feb. 8. Since my laft came' in the Mary, of Southampton, Charles Lobb^ from St. Vallerys; the Delight, of Soutbamp; ton, John Street, from Humfluer. Deal, February 8. Remain the Blandford and Rye Men of War ; all the Outward bound failed, with the Preparation, Adams, for Antigua ; the Cajeb and John, Prefwick, for Maryland ; the Whiteing, Johnfon, for Lisbon ; the Boulton, R utter, for Oporto ; the Sunderland, Hays, for Namz  but all the Eaft-India Ships, and moft others, put back this Morning ; at the fame time came 5 or 6 Sail not yet known, Wind S.  Grave/end, Fib. 8. Patted by the Mar-mad uke, John Friend, from Lisbon ; the Content, Robert Cornifh, from Smyrna;,the Samuel and Sarah, William Friend, from Alexandria, the Lady Mary, Cornelius Jbhn-fonjfrom Amfterdam j the Thomas and Wil-Iiatri, Robert Smith, and the Profperous, Ifaac Friend, both from Rotterdam. LONDON. On Saturday laft came on the Election of a Member of Parliament for the County of Huntingdon, in the room of the late Marquis of Harrington, now Duke of Devonfhire. The Candidates were Robert Pigor, Elq; and Sir John Bar-, nard. The Votes flood as follows. Robert Pigot, Efq; - 658 Sir John Barnard 47! Laft Saturday in the Afternoon, a Maltfter of Deptford was tobbed of ial. and his Watch, on Shoot�r*i-HiU, by two Foot-pads. , ;