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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - February 24, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Courant. . Tuclciay, February 24, 1719-30. Mofcovf, Feb. 7. N. S. fk LL is here in profound Quiet; and /\ the Depuration lardy fent to Mit-^ j^. rau, is fpeedily expected back with the new Czarina. That Depuration confifts of Gentlemen of the Chiet Princely Families; namciy, Prince Wafiii Do/'gorucki, Prince Michael Miehaclowicz Galliczin, Prince Troubeskoi, Prince Lcontiof, and M. Jerepkin, Captain of the Guards ; whence ir plainly appear?, that there is no Divifion a-mong the Head families, but that every thing is rranfacted with the greateft Unanimity. Dant^ick, Feb. 15. N. S. On the 7th In-ftant the Duke of Mecklemburg fee out Pott for Coningsberg, whence, we hear, he will proceed to MittaUj to recommend his In rerefts to the new Czarina, Sifter to the Dutchefs his Confort. The Report that has been fpread, as if Count Maurice of Saxony was alio gone through this Place incognito for Coningsberg, was without Foundation, that Lord continuing in France. They write from Mofcow, that the late Czar, a little before his Death, nominated Prince Doigo-rucki, Father of the Princefs whom be had efpoufed, Regent of all Rufila j and that a Council of eight Perfons was afterwards appointed, among whom were Prince Michael JMichaelowirz Galliczin, and Prince Wolo-dimer Dolgorucki. M. de la Crofle, the King of Spain's Cabinet Courier, went ihrough this Place to-day, with Dilpatches for his Catholick Majefty from the Duke of Liria at Mo/cow. We are juft no*' toid, the new Czarina fee out for that Capital the 9th\Inftanr, from Mittau. A Report was fpread, that the Gates of Mofcow had been fhut ffpon the young Czar's Death, and no body fufler'd to go in or out, but ExpreiTes j but there was no ground for that Report. Pcterslwg, Feb. 5. N. S. No foonerbad the General Count de Munich receiv'd the melancholy News of the Death of the Czar, but he fummon'd a Meeting of the feveral Colleges, and declared to them, that in pur-fuance of his Czanan Majefty's Laft Will and Teftarnenr, the Ducchefs-Dowager of Courland had been proclaim'd Emprefs : Af-terir which his Excellency order'd our whole G/arrifon, confifting of 6000 Men, to draw up, and- cake an Oath of Fidelity to the new Czarina ; and then the Colleges adjourn'd riill their Commiifiops are renew'd. Tis .written from Molcow, that the Czar, before Jhe died, recommended it to the Minifters 'and Lords of his Court, to take a particular Care of the Princefs he had efpoufed, the Princefs Eiizabeth, and the Dukes of Hoi-fteyn and Mecklemburg; and cofee that they were regularly paid the Penfions aflign'd them, bv vtrtue of the Wiii of Btttr the Great, his Majefty *s Grandfather. Admiral Wilvter lies dangeroufly ill. Vienna, Feb. i">. N S. We hear that Fiance has lemanded fome Troc-.s of the Cantons of Bern and Lucernf v. hich have partly agreed to comply. The King of Poland has requeued Count Paifi, Palatine of Hungary, to raife him a certain Number of Hungarian Gentlemen, his Majefty designing to form them into a Troop of Huflars. Copenhagen, Feb. % 1. N. S. On Saturday laft, the King and Queen of Denmark re* turned hither from Vredensburg ; and on Sunday their M-jefties received the Compliments of the Foreign Minifters, 8cc Laft Week there was a General Meeting of the Perfons concerned in the new China Company, to confider of Ways and Means to carry on the faid Trade, in order to which fome Perfons have fublcribed confiderab!e Su'-.is, and the Charter will fhorrfy be publifh'd. The French Ambaflador, the Swedifh Envoy, the Dutch Refidenr, and the Englifli Secretary Titley, have frequent Conferences together ; but we cannot learn the Occafion of their Meeting, tho' we are fatisfy'd ic mnft be of lome Importance. We are in daily expectation cf an Envoy-Extraordinary from Hanover, the Secretary Reich having actually hired a Houfe for him. Tis likewife reported, that a certain Gentleman will be fent from this Ccurt to Stockholm, before Eafter, with the Character of Envoy-Extraordinary. Drefden, Feb. 19. N. S. Yefterday was celebrated at Court the Marriage of the Countels de Coffel w'uh Count Molchinski, Treafurer of the Crown of Poland, Great Falconer and Chamberlain to his Majefty as Ek Aor of Saxony; at which rhe King, the Electoral Prince, the Princefs his Confort, and a great Number of the Lords and Ladies of the Court, were prcfent. There was upon this Occaiioo a molt magnificent Feaft, for which his Majefty had order'd Preparations to be made lome time fince before-hand. The Bridegroom was honoured that Day with the Order of the White Eagle. The new. married Couple lay laft Night in the Palace, where they received the ufual Compliments this Morning : And afterwards there was atorher grand Entertainment, followed by a Bill; in which the King reprefented the Holt, and rhe Princefs of Tefcher theHoftefs. After the Ball, his Majefty did the new-married Couple the Honour to conduct 'em to the Palace defigned for them. Hamburgh, Feb. 11. N. S. They wrote from Berlin the 17th, that the King of Pruf-fia hearing the Marriage of the Countefs de Colel(the King of Poland's Natural Daughter) u ith Count Mofchinski was to be celebrated at Drefden the nexe Day, his Majefty took the Refolution to furprize the King of Poland, and to fet out the 18th in the Morning, to reach Drefden by Seven in the Evening, where his Majefty will ftay till the iaJ, to be prefent at the magnificent Feaft with which they are to clofe the Carnaval. It is reported at Drefden, that the Emprefx-Dowager, who defigns to go to CareJsbad in the Spring, is expected to come over from thence, and make a Vific to her Daughter the Electoral Princels cf Saxony. Frankfort, Feb. ai. N. S. We are allured, that the Heifian Troops in Englifii Pay have received Orders to be in z continual Readi-nefs to march. Cologn, Feb.iif. N,S. Our Vicar-General Canon de Reux and Canon Bufch went Yefterday to Bon, with the Counts Hohen-zellcrn, two others Canons, to reprefent this Chapter in the Atfernbly of rhe States of the Electorate, which is to be opened Tomorrow ; and we mail then hear, whether the Fortifications of Keyferfwaerr, which are run to Ruin, will be repaired next Summer, or not. There is to be a terrible Execution, about the Middle of next Week, at Duffel-dorp, of above thirty Robbersand Murderers that are in the Prifons of that Place. Hamburgh, Feb. 24. N. S. They write from Brunfwick, thar they cannot tell what to think of the Congrefs; but that it wat reported the Minift^ ^diatori would be recalled, and the Matters in Dispute referred fif the Imperial Court would once accede to the Treaty of Seville) to the DeciGon of the Emperor and the French Kir.g. m?l, Feb. 25. N. S. M. de Walrave, Chief Engineer, arrived here fome Days ago, to view the Fortifications of this Town and Citadel, to give what Directions he thinks proper, and then to make his Report to the King. Men do not now talk fo confidently of the March of more Pruirian Troops into this- Country. We are told, the King of Pruilia has fent fuch advantageous Propofals to Brunfwick, that there is great Realbn co believe dhe Congrefs there will foon be. brought to a happy Iftue. Brujfeh, Feb. 23. N. S. On the 19th inftant, the C�unt of Naflau-Weylburg arrival here from the Hague. We have Advice from Vienna, that the Prince of Furftenberg had been prevail'd upon by the Emperor, to go again to Ratisbon in the Quality of his Principal CommifTioner, to lay open the Treaty of Seville to the Dyet of the Empire by a Cora-miflbrial Decree, as very prejudicial to his Imperial Majefty, and to the whole Empire $ in Expectation that all the Scares will coa-� ceive the fame Sentiments of ir, &c. On Tuefday Morning an Exprefs went thro' this Place for France, who was foon after follow'd by another Exprefs, with Letters of Importance for Prince Maurice of Saxony, Natural Son to the King of Poland, who is now at Paris. Both thofe Exprefies broughr rhe furprizing Newjs of the Czar of Mufcovy's Death, and the unanimous Declaration of the Dutchefs-Dowager of Saxony to be Czarina of that Empire. Some are of the Opinion, that Count Maurice of Saxony will now revive his Pretentions to the Dutchy of Cour^ land. Bruffels, Feb. 17. N. S. The Stares of Brabant met the 25th, and proceeded to the Election of a new Receiver-General for the Quarter of Louvain, in the room of M. Grabbiels, deceafed ; but the Members were very much divided thereupon, the Clergy being for M. Van Bemmel, and moft of the Nobles for M. Baleman j fo that the Three chief Cities, which compofe the Third Eftate,1 will have the Decifion thereof. Mean while, the late Receiver's Son was unanimously cho^. fen to fupply the Place for a Year at Jeaft ; and it is Ten to One if he is not confirm'd in it. Falmouth,' Fib. 19. On the 17th put in by contrary Winds the Grove, of and from London, Babb, for Virginia. Wind W. Plymouth, Feb. 19. Yefterday came in the Elizabeth, of and from Topftiam, with Salt and Oil for Newfoundland, Beonet GeW^ This Day came in the Sufanna, of and fot Cork, John Dorin, from Sherant, with Brandy \ and the Bolton, of Stockdon, from Lon� don, with Rice, for Oporro, John Ructer. Dartmouth, Feb, io. Not any News fince my laft of the 17th; only this Day came back the Dolphin, Turman, who failed laft Week for France to load Salt for Newfoundland, but could not get into his Port. Remains here the Samuel, of and from London,' Tho. Harper, for Cadiz. Wind W. Briftol, Feb. 21. Yefterday arrived here the Naffau, James Gilbert, after 13 Week.* Paflage from Jamaica, and met with vefJL bad Weather, and have received a gr��y-dsJk|W of Damage. ^ - ;