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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - February 21, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Coufanfc Saturdays February zii 1729-30. Ycficrday arrived the Mail due from France. Madrid, Feb. 7. N. S. HEIR Cathoiick Majefties, the Prince and Princefs of the Aftu-ria's, and the Infantes Don Carlos and Don Philip, are (till at Caftel-bianco, where they take the Diversion of Hunting. Letters from Lisbon, of the 19th of January advife, that on (he 15th the King of Portugal gave Audience to the Earl of Kionoul, Peer of Scociand, and Ambaflador of (he King of Great Britain to the Grand Seignor, who arrived there the iothofthat Month, on board the Torrington Man of "V^ar, with one of his Sons; and that he was prefenred to his Portugueze Majefty by the Lord Tyrawley, Envoy-Extraordinary of his Britannick Majefty at the Court ot Portugal. Hamburgh, Feb. if. N. S. We were in hopes the Difturbances about the Brewers were all at an fcnd, when thofe Gentlemen undertook to brew again  but we have juft now heard to our great Surprize^ that on Saturday Jaft our Magiftrates fined moft of the Brewers, for refufing to pay eight Shillings for every Brewing, to the four Vifitors appointed by the faid Magiftrates; and that they rail permitting in their Refufal, fome of their Goods were feized Yefterday; which may be of very bad Confequence, if that Practice is continued. /Mean while, the Brewers of Akena hive a fine Time ot it, for they bring in their Beer, paying but Half Duty. It is not many Days fince we had a Bankrupcy of an extraordinary Magnitude here, which very much hurt Credit'in general, and gave a mortal Stab to Trade 5 and on the other Hand, we :o not lee the lealt Appearance of openinp Commerce again with the Territories of Denmark, which has been prohibited thefe three Years and upwards. They write from Berlin, that the Queen of f/rurTia is pretty well recovered; Jbut the Weather is fo cold and raw, that her Msjerry thinks it advifable to keep her Chamber till it prows more temperate. Dujfc/dorp, Feb. 31. N. S. We continue to buy up a great Number of ftout Horfes to remount the Elector Palatine's Cavalry. It 5s true beyond all Queftion, that the Elector cjf Cologn de/igns to repair the decay'd Fortifications of Keyferwaert early in the-Spring. M. Gaufcnot, the Bavarian Minifter at the Ha?vte, has received a Commiiiion from Manhcim, to take Care of the Elector of Cologn's Affairs there for a while at leaft. A Contract was lately made with the Gun l'mirhs and Sword Cutlers of EfTen and Soh-Jingen, to deliver fucb a Numberof Muskets, Swords and Bayonets, for the Ufe of the Palatine Troops, by a certain time. M7e\el, Feb. zz. N. S. We hear that feve-ral Regiments of PruiTians are ordered to march this Way from the Marquifate of Brandenburg. The King has given the Ke-giment of General Loben to Major-Genera! Rehderen. Prince Galliczin, Ambaflador of Mufcovy, has notified to his Pruffian Majefty the Death of the Czar, and the Acceflion of the Dutchefs Dowager of Courland to the Throne. | Paris, ^eb. 25. N. S. M. de Dampiere,' �who formerly commanded a Battalion of the Regiment of Picardie, 19 nominated the King's Lieutenant at Strasburg ; and the Government of Fort Blanc has been conferred upon the Major of the Reg irsent of Viva-re2, The Marquis de Rangoni, Envoy of the Duke of Modeha at this Court, died a few Days ago, after a lingering Illriefs. The Marquis de Roteiin continues very bad of his old Wound; and according to the Iaft Confultation of the prime Surgeons of this City, there is no Chance to fate his Life, but by cutting off his Thigh. Laft Week the Cardinal de Fleury made a Vifit to the Dutchefs de Levi, who is very much indifpofed. The Camps of Horfe, formerly mention'dj will begin to form the ift of May, and are to break up the laft Day.of July; On the 16th, Mademoifelle Chardon, Widow of a Proctor in the Parliament, fleeping near the Fire, fell into it, and was found burnt to Death. The Marquis d'Antin is upon the Point of fetting out fur Toulon, to go on board on2 of the Men of War that are equipping in that "ort. ; be Prefents made by the Duke of Lor-rain, during his Residence here, in Money, Diamonds, and other Jewels, are computed at 1 56,000 Livres. On the zfft Inftant, the King came to the Caftle of La Muette, and fpent his Shrove Tuefday, as ufual, with the Lords of his Court; and about Half an Hour after Nine at Night, his Majefty fet out on his Return to Marli. On the 23d, the Abbot de Fitz-James, Son ro the Marfhal Duke of Berwick, main-tain'd a Thefis of Probation in the Abbey of St. Victor, in which the Bifhop of Chalons prefided. The Count and Countefs de Toulonfe fet out this Day, for Rambouitiet, to pafs the Lent; and the King will make fome Jour-nies to that Caftle while they are there. The Law-Suit between M. de Baqtie-ville and his Wife, about their Separation, which was to have been try'd the 18th Inftant, has been ended by Arbitration. The Lady is to retire into what Convent fhe pleafes, with a Penfion of 4000 Livres a Year, befides the 2000 granted her by the King, and 12,000 Livres Ready Money, which her Husband is obliged to give her. The Count de Monconfeil is felling his Place of tntroductot of Ambafladors to M. Heberr, Nephew to the late Bifhop of Agen, for the Sum of 330,000 Livres. The Caufe depending between the Phyfi-ciatis and Surgeons of this City, having been referred to the Great Chamber, the Surgeons continue their Plea at St; Colmo ; but no body appears in behalf of the Phyfi-cians, as they defired, till the Suit is decided. The King, the Queen, the Dauphin, ahd the two young Princeffes are in perfect Health ; and their Majefties will return to Verfailles from Marli this Evening. * They write, from' Montdidier, that the Capuchins of that City celebrated with 3 great deal of Magnificence, for three Days fncceflively, the Feaft of the Beatification of the Blefled Fidele of Zimmering, a Monk of their Order. On the 18th Inftant, the King ahd the: Queen heard the Mafs of Requiem in the Chappel of the Caftle of Marli, it being the Anniverfary of the Death of Monfieur the cauphin, his Majefty YFathef. Fryar Gabriel de Calonne de Cotirte-bourne, ProfefTed Knight of the Order of St. John of Jerufalem, 'Gqtifiander of the Commonderie of Fonraines fbus Mondidier,' formerly Captain of one of the King's Gz-leys, and of the Company of Guards of the Standard, died at MarleiUes the 8th Inftant, aged 72 Years. Dame Mary Claire d'Eftaing, Widow of the Marquis de Montboiflier, diedthe25tfi ult. in her Caftle of Chas in Auvergne, aged 79 Years. FalAouth, Feb. t6. Yefterday arrived the* Prince Frederic Packer, Capt; Lovel, in 16 Days from Lisbon. Wind W. N.W. Plimouth, Feb. 17. On the 15 th came itf the Alexander of Ramfgate from London;1 Curling, for South Carolina; the Mary, Ker> foot, for Lisbon ; the Hafwel, Brooxs, the Frances, Bofwell, and the EiTex, Danfey, for Virginia, all of and from London. This Day came in his Majefty's Ship the Otter ; the Margaret of Prelton, Pans, from Bremen ; the Davidj Reed, for St. Lucar- the Heningham of and from London) Jones, for Aatigua. Brijlol, Feb. 18. Yefterday arrived here the Charity, John Harnet, in 11 Weeks from the North fide of Jamaica; the Captain faw the Nanfau of this Port feveral Leagues ro the Eaftward of the Windward Paffage. The Capt. of the Nanfau told Capt. Harnet, that the Ship Jofeph and Ann which was taken by; the Spaniards fome time ago was releafed,' and was arrived at Jamaica. Here is alfo arrived the Diligence of Glafgow, JameS Bailey, from Virginia. Deal. Feb. 19. The Bland Ford Man of War failed this Morning for the River; ahd laft Night fome of the Outward bound to the Weftward, the Wind being then at Eaft ; but the Rye Galley and the reft ftill remain. Yefterday came down and failed thro' the Sterling of Milford, Roe, for Milford ; the Henrietta^ Fones, for.New-Englandj Wind S. W. Gravefend, Feb. i faffed by the True Love, James Omer, from South-Carolina j the Sea Nymph, Henry Flower, from AntH gua; the Seven Sifters, John Winter, front' Rochell j the Eaton, Ambrofe GrirTen. from Jamaica.and the Providence* Salvator Meade*! from Ireland. LONDON. On Tuefday next comes on, at the Sittings of the Coutc of King's Bench at Guildhall, the Caufe which has' been fome time depending be-rween Mifs Hole of Hackney, and Khox Wardt Efq; Clarencieux King at Arm&j upon a Pfomiie bf Marriage. " One New6olt, who fells Poultry in Leaden-hall Market, having laid a Wager of 10 Guineas, that he would walk ico Miles in 27 Hours; the Upper Quarters of. Moorfields were meafured, and 251 Times round the four Corner Trees were found to Be fo many Miles: Accordingly on Thurfday Morning he began at Half an HoUr after nine* and at Half an Hour after eight in the Evening he went to Bed fot two Hours, and walked 252 Times round the faid Quarter in 6 Minutes lefs that! the Time. There were many Tboufand People to fee him, and at great Number of Beits laid; he is the Son of the Higler of Guilford* who lately Walked tod Miles in 28 Hours at Weybridge. Oh Thurfday died Mr; Furnisj af his Lodg&' ings'in Buckingham-Court near Charing-Crofs^ firft Yeoman of his Majefty's Wine�Cellar. Yefterday the four Malefactors* merifioiiediri our former* were executed at Tyburn, viz. John Everet* Henry Nowlandj Williamfori Goodburn and William Weft-*ood. The Surgeons ha ;