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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - January 8, 1730, London, Middlesex No. 8813; Milan, December 24. N. S. THE Marquis Stoppani and Don Diego Rubino are returned hither from Madrid. Commiflioners are appointed to bear and examine the Pretentions of tbofe who claim any Property in the Poft Office of this Duchy ; and in the mean while the Goverment have a watchful Eye upon every Branch of ir, to learn exactly what it brings in fer Annum. Men talk of an approaching Marriage between Count Philippo Archinti and Count Giouanni Boro-meo's Daughter. Venice, December 30. N. S. Our Doge and the Foreign Minifters have kept the Chriftmas Holidays here with the ufua! Solemnities; and on Monday laft, his Highnefs made a great En terra inmcnr, as ufual, in rbe Ducal Palace, for all the Company that had attended him; when there were feveral Maf-querades in different Parts of the City, and at Night the Theatres were open. They write from Brefcia, that the Marqui? Marti-nengo was return'd thither from i urin, ha-ving been at that Court to give his Attendance for 6 Months, as Gentleman of the Bed Chamber to the King of Sardinia. Vienna, Dec. 30. N. S. The Raifing of Recruits in our Suburbs, for the Imperial Regiments of the Prince of Culmbach and General Zumjungen, iji carry'd on with very gopd Succefs. Thefe and 7 other Regiments of Foot, -4ij$i2 of H^orfjs^/bicb are in Lom-bardy, are to be pur upoTRfle fame -Foot-as if they were actually to cake the F.eld; namely, the former to be made up 1300 Men complete, and the latter 1096 Men. The Prin-cefs of Lichrenftein, Widow of Prince Emanuel of Savoy, went to her Mothers the Moment the Prince expired, according to Cuf-tom. There being 2000 Mafles order'd for the Repofe of that Prince's Soul, 7 Altars of fo many different Churches in this City are hang'd in Mourning for the faid Service. Count Strofoldo the Younger, is made Governor of Sr. George at Carlftat in Croatia. The Baron cf Ingolheym, Prefident of the Chamber of Wetzlar for the Roman Catholicks, having accepted of the vacant Place of. Judge of the faid Chamber, is fucceeded as Prefident by the Count of BafTenbeym, lately Steward of the Houfhold to the Elector of Triers. Bafil, Jan. 4. N. S. *Tis generally believed here, that the French AmbafTador at Soluthern will not make any farther Propofal for renewing the Alliance between the King his Mafterand the Thirteen Cantons of Swif-ferland; but rather wait to fee whether the Cantons will not make fome Overrures towards it of their own accord. In the mean time, we are the greateft Sufferers by this Delay ; the Importation of all forts of Goods from Alface continuing prohibited. There is a Defign upon the Carpet, to limit the Time of any Swiffer's enjoying a Poft in the Civil Government to Six or Eight Years; but the principal Members of the Regency, and thole of the Great and Little Councils, are not to be affe&ed by this A&. %urich Jan. 4. N. S. Private Letters from Paris advife, that the Court of France is at laft determined to renew the Alliance with the Proteftant Cantons, and to make them advantageous Propofals for that End. The Grifons continuing in the utmoft Diforder and Confufion among themfelves, the Gen- and Fevets are very rife in tbts L.ity ana Country, which carry off abundance of People. Hjttisbon, Jan. 5. N. S. The Baron de Gotter, Envoy of Saxe-Gotha, is expected here this Week from Vienna ; and after a fliorr ftay he will, make a Tour to Gotha, for Instructions relating to his new Office. Mean while, the Duke his Mafterbas approved of the Proceedings of the Envoy of Saxe Eyfe-nach and the Secrecaty of the Duke of Meck-Jemburg's Embalfy, in fealing up tbe Papers of the Baron de Hagen as foon as he died. M- Krumhaer, Engineer-Lieutenant of the Forrrefs of Philipsburg, is ftill here, and hopes to fucceed in his Demand to be paid our of the two Roman Months arifing from the Electorate of Brandenburg, which Payment is in Arrear, as we are told, only be-cauie the Pruffian Envoy cannot agree with tbe Banker about remitting it. Danttfch Jan. r. N S. It now freezes fo hard here, that we can pafs the River with Horfes and Sledges. There are no Ships arrived fince my laft ; but 3 of thofe that failed are put back. Chriften'd here laft Year 1180 ; Bury'd 184a; Marry'd 495 Couple. The Account of our Importation and Exportation of Corn for the Year, is a� follows. Imported. Lajls. Wheat - ---- - 19168 Rye - - - - - - 39384 Barley - - - - - -2788 Malt - - - - - - 119 Oats - - - - - - 1084 Millet - - - - - - 636 Buck Wheat - - - - - 497 Dicto ground - - - - - 272 Peafe- - - - - --- 89 In all - 64122 Exported. Lajls. Wheat -� - - - - 18990 Rye - - -- - - 31407 Barley - - - - - - 1350 Malt - - - - - �-77 Oars - - - - - - 1073 Millet - - - - - - 260 Back-Wheat - - - - :- 621 Ditto ground - - - - - 29 Peafe - - - - - - 213 Ground Millet - '- - - 12 Oatmeal - - �-� - -� - 25 Wheat-Flower - - - - - n In all - 54065 Brujfeh, .Jan. 5. N. S. Yefterday tbe Archduchefs, our Govcrnefs, was prevented in her Defign of hunting the Stag in the Wood of Soignies by bad Weather. The Chevalier de la Merveille, Colonel in^'the Emperor's Service, who was fent for to Vienna, and was upon the Point of fetting out for that Place, in order to be employed by his Imperial Majefty in the Naval Affairs at Triefte or elfewbere, was laft Week arretted by his Creditors; which would not have happened, if he could have got his Accounts paffed, and his Money paid him : But in regard he a Military Man, and confequently not :>Ie to Civil Arrefts, 'tis thought be will m.be difcharged, and permitted to proceed his Journey. That Gentleman made the ft Settlement for the Emperor at Coblon, id was rewarded for the fame with a Colonel's Commiilion by Land and Sea* Falmouth, Jan. 3. This Day failed the) Mary Galley, of Lynn, with Red Herrings* for Venice, William Hanfell; alfo the Fran* cifco, of London, for Cadiz and Lisbon* James Treftaine. Wind N. N. E. Dartmouth, Jan. 4. Yefterday failed the Martha, of and for Guernley, from Bilboa, and came back again this Day. Now come into the Harbour the Otter Man of War from cruizing. Remains here in Port, and not gone for Topfham as was defigned, the,. Charming Betty, William Barler, from Via-na, for France. Came in the Vale, of and for Guernfey, from Topiham. Wind at W. Plymouth, Jan. 4. This Day came in and failed again, the Albany, of Bolton, from London, for Lisbon, with Corn. Came ilfl alfo the Chriftian, of and from Leith, David Banks, with Coals, for Lisbon. Sailed fince my laft, tbe Swallow, of and from Plymouth,' William Adams, for Alicanr, with Fifh; the Adventure, of and from Plymouth, Jofeph Downing, for Morlaix, with Fifh ; the Coventry, &c. of and from Plymouth, Mark Tidiman, for Leghorn, with Fifh; the Hannah, of and from Plymouth, Glynn Ingram^ , for �Ja,pies, jpiih Fifh. Deal, Jan. 6. Ren! Endeavour, for Barcelona. This Dky*.am-* ved tbe Swan, Ellis, from Marleilles5 ,. The Commiflion appointing^ ^eprgeyF^rbeSj Efq; (commonly called Lord Forbe^to be Captain-General and Governor in Chief-in- and orer the Leeward or Charibee Iflands in America, is preparing to pafs the Seals On Monday laft feveral Paflengers were fobbed on the Roads about Toorin by two Highwaymen ; an eminent Vintner near Guildhall, narrowly efcaprd falling into their Hands. On Tuefdav laft, the Lords Commiffioners o� On Tuefday a Perlon was atracked by � Foot Pads near Tortenbam.High-crofs, who robbed him of 2 Guineas and fome Silver, and went off with the fame undtfeovered. The fame Evening, during the Time 'of the prodigious Fogs, a Man miftaking his Way, fell into Fleet-ditdh, by which Accident he beat out one of his Eyes, and was very much bruited. Another Man fell into the Common-fliore in Kingftreet, Weftminfter ; and a great many more Accidents happened on the like Occafion, both in the Streets of London and Weftminfter; as alfo on the River Thames. The fame Day, a Hotffe pretty much out of Repair in Bedford-bury, fell down; a BticklayerV Labourer who was employed to pull off the Pan-tyling to lighren it, had got off about 200, and was gone to get himfelf a Pint of Beer being cold, whea ;