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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - January 14, 1730, London, Middlesex No. SSi& Wednefckyy January. 14, 17,29-3 o: Extraft of a Letter from Malta, dated Nov. 7. Y 4f � t* CC O U have made your Rejoycings " in France, Sir, for the Birth of V the Dauphin 5 you will now "be pleafed to hear how we " have begun ours. As foon as Father Mel-" chior Alpheran, Great Prior of the Church, "and Uncle to the Bifliop of Malta, had " heard that agreeable News the 4th In-'� ftant, he could not contain his Joy, nor " help {hewing it for a Moment. He was then at his Country-Seat at Sarria, which he illuminated the fame Evening with Lamps and Branches upon all theTerrafles. The next Day-he ordered a folemn Mafs to be celebrated in the Parifh.Church of Sarria, with the Te Deum fung to Mufick, and feveral Rounds of 24 large Boxes. He '* afterwards gave Alms to 2000 Poor, who " were ranged along the Mall to avoid Con-*' fufion ; to every one of whom was diftri-" buted a Portion of Bread, and a Carolin in Money, The fame Evening he lent Alms to the Barefooted Carmelites,jthe Capuchins, the Prifoners, and to a Community of Nuns that ferve God under his Protection; which agreeably furprized them all. The other Rejoycings here will be made upon the 13th, 14th, and 15th Inftanr. The firft Day there is to be a Grand Pontifical Mafs fung to MuGck, with the Te Deum, during which they are to fire 120 Pieces of Cannon andsall the Guns of the Ships and Galleys inHaoour; after which there will be a Proceflion of the Order, which will go to our Lady delta Vittoria. His Eminency the Great Matter of Malta will give that Day a fumptuous Eatertain-"menr, to which all the Great Croffes will be invited. In the Evening there will be .curious Fireworks played off before the Palacej with the Difcbarge of 60 large Boxes, and 60 Pieces of Cannon. The next Day the three Nations of France are to join in celebrating a Grand Pontifical Mafs fung to Mufick, wich the Te Deum in the Church of the Order j after which, each of thofe Nations is to give a feparate magnificent Entertainment. Th^cailiffde la Salle has given evident Proofs of his wonted Zeal and Generofity in favour of the French Nation, to whom he fent 1006 Crowns towards defraying their Expence* The Bailiff de Bocage, being the King's Servant, will be defired to affift and prefide at all ** the Rejoycings. Upme, Dec. 24. N. S. On the 16th Inftant, the Ambaffador of Malta had a private Audience of the Pope; after which he made a ViGt to the Count d'Almenara, who lately arrived here from Vienna. Oh Monday laft, there was an Examination of Bifhops, on Account of the Bifhoprick of Aleffandria, which the Pope has conferr'd upon a Pied-nionteze Barnabite Fryar. Cardinal Ferreri, who refign'd that Bifhoprick, has obtain'd that of Vercelli, which brings in a more considerable Revenue. The fame Day Cardinal Bentivoglio, Minifter of Spain, went with a numerous Train of Coaches to the National Spanifh Church of St. James, where a folemn Mafs was celebrated by way of. Tbankf-giving for the Birth of the Infanta of Spain. The Cardinals de Cienfuegos, de Polignac, and de Belluga were there; together with the Chevalier de St. George, the Princefs his Confort, the Ambaffador of Venice, the two Ministers of Sardinia, and feveral other Per-fons of Diftin&ion. On Wednefday there � 4( was a particular Congregation at the Cardinal-Secretary Lercari s>' upon the Affairs of Flan-, Acts. Florence, December 24. N. S. Some Days ago^ the Great Duke of Tufcany gave Audience to the Marquis Torrigiani, Secretary of State, and Pxoveditor of Provifiohs, about the Stores of Corn which his Royal &ighnefs propofes to lay up in his Territories for the Support of his People. On the 17th Inftanr, the Magiftrates of this City went in a Body to the Church of St. Jofepb, Patron of Tufcany, to carry the ordinary Prefenr, accord, ing to the Foundation made in 1719, by the Great iDuke Cofmo III. There was no ground for the Report, that his Royal Highnefs had ordered Preparations to be made for War. Genoa, Dec. 24. N. S.: On Saturday laft, the Great Council elected Signor Giouanni-Francifco Gropallo, Governor of the Ifland of Corfica. The Chevalier Erizza, lately Ambaffador of Venice at the Court of Spain, arrived here the 2.1ft Inftant, on his return Home. Milan, Dec. 24. N. S. On the 20th" Inftanr, the Count de Daun, Governor-General of this State, held an extraordinary Council with.the Members of the Regency, about the Affairs of the Grifons. A few Days ago, the Marchionefs d'Origoni, Daughter to the Marquis de Monteleone, Ambaffador of Spain at Venice, was brought to Bed of a Son. Venice, Dec 31. N. S. Our Magiftrates of Health have newly publifh'd ah Ordinance, whereby the Bringing of Cattle from Hungary and Auftria into the Territories of this Republick, is prohibited under the ufual Penalties. We are told, that the Marquis de Monteleone will fhbrtly go to Parma, to execute a Commilfion with the Duke of that Name on the Part of his Ca-tholick Majefty. Deal, January 12. This Morning came down and failed thro' the Royal Exchange, Capithorn, for Jamaica. No Ship in the Downs. Wind N. Grave/end, January 13. Paffed by the Young John, Jeffrey Yatry, from Harlmgen; and the Derick,--Schwartz, from Hamburgh. L ON DON. Yefterday his Majefty went to the Parliament Houfe with the ufual State and Grandeur, and open'd the Seflions with a raoft gracious Speech to both Houfes; which being printed by Authority we refer oUr Readers thereunto.' Yefterday the Lord Harrington, was introduced into the Houfe of Peers; as were alio their Graces the Duke of Leeds and the Duke of Bed- ford. Laft Saturday the Duke and Durchefs of An-cafler came to their Houfe in Lincoln's-Inn-Fields from their Country Seat. Thomas Haws, Efq; fecond Clerk of the Admiralty, and Judge Advocate of his Majefty's Fleet, lies dangeroufly HI at his Houfe in Cragg's-Courr near Chan'ng-Croft. . The Tickets are ordered to be made out for the Payment of fuch Men as arexiicharged from his Majefty's Yards. Sunday Night laft two Geintlemen were robbed by two Highwaymen between Bow and Mile End of near 81. in'Money and their Watches, who rode off with the fame undifcovered. Yefterday began the Quarter Seffibns at Guildhall and Hicks's-Hall, and on.. Friday next the Seflions begin at the Old Bailyj The fame* Morning the Corpfe of the late Lord Poptmore was carried from his former Dwelling- Houfe in great Funeral Pomp; to be interred at Wey budge. ."*'.>*" Saturday laft two Men were Brought from Ep-fom in Surrey, to the County Gaol; Southwark;. for defrauding of People^ under the Pretence of Briefs, and for ftealing a Cafe of Liftrumenrs, to take their Trials for the fame at the next Quartet Seffions; which began Yefterday & St. Margaret's Hill. _ R 1 c c F t. he, flie, or rhey do refide, or to fome Place where fDivine Service is performed according to thejU-fagejof the Church of Ireland, in or near fuck Parifh; and that fuch Child or Children be fufficiehrly infbu&ed in the Principles of the Chriftian Religion, as fee forth in the Carechiih* of the eftablifhed Church, and be duly fenr oa Sundays or Holidays to fuch Parifh. Church or orher Place of Divine Worfhip,. as before mentioned, ro be examined and inftruc^d in the faid Catechifm, by the Mmifter rhere officiating; and likewife, that fuch Child, or Children, ought ro be brought to the Bifliop to be confirmed by him, before he, fh.e, or they (hall arrive at the full Age of 15 Years. Refolved, Upon the QUeftion, Nem. Con. That whoever fhall knowingly recommend any Convert to be of the Commiflion of the Peace, or High-Sheriff of a County, who breeds up his Child or Children a Papift or Papiffs, or who knowingly marries his Child or Children to 3 Papift or Papifts, that fuch Perlbn fo recommending fliall be deemed an Enemy to the Vrotefiant lntereft of this Kingdom. It is ordered by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament Affembled, that the Lord Chancellor do attend his Excellency the Lord! Lieutenant with the faid Refblutions, and lay the fame before his Excellency. December 30. The Lord Chancellor reported^ that he had attended his Excellency the Lord Lieutenant with the Refolurions of this Houfe of the 22d Inftant, and that his Excellency was pleafed to give this Ahfwdr, viz.- l_ J Will take Care that fuch Direflions {bail tie & *- to the fudges, as may befi anpwer their � pips Intentions, Seftei ;