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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - February 16, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Courant N�. 8846. Monday, February 16, 1729^30. On Saturday arrived the Mail due from Holland. Caftelblanco, Jan. 26, N. S. PRoper Meafures are taking at this Court (Spain) not to be at a Stand, in cafe any Powers fhould take upon them to oppofe the Execution of" the Defign of introducing the Infante Don Carlos into Italy, with a Number of Spanifli Troops. We are aflured, the Ships that are equipping at Cadiz, and other Ports of this Monarchy, will be divided into two Squadrons ; one of which is to go before, with 6oco Spaniards, to take Pofleflion of the PJaces of Tufcany and Parma; while the other is getting ready to follow with a great Number of Men, in cafe the faid Places fhall refufe Entrance to the Spanifh Garri-fons: And in order hereunto, moft of our Troops are drawing towards Catalonia. Madrid, Jan. 30. N. S. His Catholick Majefty's chief Architect being order'd to Valladolid, the ancient Refidence of the Kings of Spain, to lee what Condition the Palace there is in, and to give Dire&ions for repairing the fame ; we were terribly apprehensive their Majefties defign'd to go and re-fide there : But we have fince be-n in-form'd, that the Magistrates of Valladolid had fent Deputies to the King, to pray that the faid Palace, which was ready to fall, might be repaired ; and to allure his Majefty, that their City had fuch a Regard for that Piece of Antiquity, that they would contribute all that lay in their Power thereto ; with which the King was fo well pleafed, that he not only order'd the Palace to be repair'd, but affign'd the Sum of 400,000 Reales towards the �x-pence thereof. Mofcow, Jan. 26. N. S. On the 17th Inftanr, the Czar was taken fick of the Small Pox, which is come out fo well, that the Pbyficians this day, which is the 9th, judged him to be out of Danger. On the a 1 ft, Myrfai Ibrahim, Ambaflador from Prince Tbamas, made his Publick Entry into this City with a great deal of Magnificence. A Minifter is fpeedily expe&ed here from Conftantinople, with an important Commiffion on the part of the Grand Seignior; and Orders are difpatch'd to the Frontiers, to provide him with a Guard that may conduct him hither in Safety. A few days ago, an Exprefs arrived here, with Difpatches from General Weisbach at Vien -r.a, which were immediately communicated to the Minifters of his Czarian Majefty. Mitcau, Feb. 6.. N. S. Prince Dolgo-rucki, with 3 other Mufcovite Princes and a Lieutenant of the Guards, arrived here iaft Night in 6 days from Mofcow, and brought Advice that the Czar was dead of the Small Pox; and that the Senate and all the Grandees of the Ruffian Fmpire had proclaim'.d the Dutchefs-Dowager of Couc-land Emprefs and Sovereign of a!I Ruflia : Whereupon the faid Princefs has refolved to fet out to-morrow for Mofcow. Hamburgh, February 17. N. S. This Day M. Botticher, Minifter of Ruflia, received an Exprefs from Mofcow, with Advice, that the Czar his Mafter died there .of the Small Pox, in the Night between the 19th and 30th paft, N. S. That Prince fell fick the i7rh, upon his Return from the Chace, upon which Oc-cafion his Marriage, that had been fix'd for the 2 id df that Month, was put off. The Puftules came out well till the 26th, and even began to die away, fo that in the Judgment of the Pbyficians his Czarian Majefty was out of Danger.* But the next Day he grew worfe, and died upon the 29th. Ihe Senate and States of the Empire being afleinbled immediately after the Czar's Death, they una-nimoufly refojved to proclaim the Duchefs-Dowager of Couriand Emprefs of all Ruffia, and nominated Prince DoJgorucki, Father of the efpoufed Princefs, to carry that News to the Duchefs-Dowager at Mirrau, and to intreat her to go and take Pofleflion of the Throne. Amfterdam^ February 11. N. S. Some Advices from Ifpahan fay, Prince Thamas, Son to the Jace Sophi of Perfia, had enter'd into an Engagement with the Great Mogul, to pay Tribute to him, provided he can by his Means recover the Throne of his An-ceftors.* That in Confequence of this Engagement, the Great Mogul had fent him Succours, and ordered two Armies to take the Field befides, and drive Sultan EfrefF out of Perfia ; but on the other hand, the Sultan made his utmoft Efforts to maintain himfelf upon the Throne, till he could be reinforced by the Troops of the Grand Seignior, to whom he had made very advantageous Pro-pofals. In effect, we have Letters from Conftantinople, which advife, that the Ottoman Porte has actually fent powerful Succours to Sultan Efreff's Relief; and that the Turks have redoubled their Preparations for War ; which gave great Umbrage to the Minifter of Ruffia. Vienna, Feb. 8.;N. S. The Troops defigned for Italy are divided into three Bodies. The firft are to begin their March very fpeedily ; but the other two are to wait for further Orders before they quit their Quarters. Orders are fent to the Viceroy of Naples, to take particular Care to get in the Arrears of Subsidies due to the Government, to anfwer the Demands of the prefent Crifis of Affairs. Yefterday an Exprefs was fent to Count Kinski, the Imperial Ambaflador at Paris; and another Exprefs was at the fame time difpatched for London, who is to call at Berlin in his way. The Marquis de Ve-lafco, who is here on the Part of the Great Duke of Tufcany, has bad feveral Conferences with the Imperial Minifters; wherein, we hear, he reprefented to them the fatal Confequences that will enfue upon the fending of a great Number of Forces into Italy ; and was anfwer'd, that the prefent Situation of Affairs feem'd to require that a Body of. Imperial Troops fliould be in that Country ready to act in cafe of Need ; but that they fliould not enter the Great Duke's Territories without an indifpenfable Necef-fiiy. , Ratisbon, Feb. 13. N. S. Some Advices fay, the Imperial Court will communicate the Treaty lately concluded at Seville to the Dyet of the Empire, by a Commiflbrial Decree, and (hew them the little Regard that is paid to his Imperial Majefty therein. Triers, Feb. 14. N. S. The 22 French Battalions, 20 Squadrons of Horfe, and 4. Squadrons of Dragoons, that are quarrer'd betwixt Metz and Richemond, are to be reinforced early in the Spring. Hamburg, Feb. 14. N. S. Two Days ago, an Officer arrived here from Domitz, with a Commiflion from the Duke of Mecklem-burg, to receive a Bill of Exchange drawn upon a Merchant of this City, who has Orders to furnifti a certain Sum every Month for the Maintenance of the Garrifon of Do-muz. They write from Stockholm, that the Board of Trade of that Kingdom had nominated four Deputies to be Directors of the new Eaft-India Company that is erecting: there : They have publifhed a Scheme of that Eftablifhment confiftirg of 14 Articles \ and two Ships are actually got ready at Ca-reJfcroon, to begin the laid Trade. Frankfort, Feb. 15. N. S. Several Ex-prefles have gone thro* this Piace, backwards and forwards, berwecn Vienna and Eruffels, within thele few Days. 'Tis reported here, that the Imperial Court has rejected all the Propofals that have been made to them -and that they are determin'd to adhere inviolably to the Terms of the Quadruple Alliance. The Raifing of Recruits for the Imperal Regiments in Naples and Sicily is carry'd on ith fuch Succefs throughout the Empire, that the requifire Number will foon be complete. It is confidently affirm'd, thac befide the Imperial Forces defign'd for Italy, fome Princes of the Empire have feveral thoufand Men ready to begin their March thither, upon the leaft Notice from his Imperial Majefty. They write from Suifler-land, that they hear no more of the Renewing of the Alliance between the Crown of France and the Proteftanc Cantons; buc there went a Report in that Country, that if a War fhould break out in Italy, the Allies will fend a Fleet of 60 or 70 Men of War into the Mediterranean. Co'cgn, Feb. 17. N, S. The Deputies of the States of this Electorate, who have'been aflembled here, having finifhed the Bufinefs , that was before them, are returned home. We hear the Treaty of Seville, befide the 14 Articles already publifhed, contains 7 private Articles. 'Tis written from Florence, that the Prince of Traun was expected there, to relieve the Count de Caimo, the Emperor's Minifter. Brujfs's, Feb. 20. N. S. On the 15th Inftant the Lady Dowager Petre, Grandmother of the prefenr Lord Petre, died at Ghent, in the 73d Year of her Age. That young Nobleman is preparing to fet ouc with the Lady his Mother, for Paris, from whence it is faid they will proceed to Rome.] Deal, Feb. 1 3. Remains the BlandfordY Man of War, put back this Morning, who left the 3 India Ships off Beachy on Wednef-day Night fteering Weftward. Wind then at N.W. the Happy Jane, Ichingham, for Se-vil; the Rye Galley failed Weftward Yefterday, and put back this Morning. Laft Nighc arrived the Mary, Lithered, from New-England ; the Sea Nymph, Flower, from Antigua. Wind S. W. Deal, Feb. 14. Remain the Blandford and Rye Galley Men of War; the Happy Jane,' Ichingham, for Seville ; the Adventure,' Reid, from Cette, for Holland ; the Fortune,' Gill, for Gibraltar; the Friends Adventure, Menbie, for Virginia; the Britainnia, Ped-die, for Lisbon ; the Adder, Harrington, foe France ; the Mary, Jennings, for Genoa; the Nathaniel, Harle, for Venice, and fome others not yet known : The Blandford,' which put back Yefterday Morning, left the three Ships for Eaft-India on Wednefday. Night oft' Beachey fteering Weftwar Wind then at N. W. On Thurfday ;