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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - January 20, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Courant* Mo. 88i|> JVarfav, Jan. 4. N. S. ON the 30th paft, M. Poniatowski Great General of the Crown-Arm y arrived here from Lemberg, witt the Chevalier Prince Czartoriski^ The latter fought a. Duel, before he fee our, with the Staroft Turlo, and having ftood the lr>ke of both his Piftols, generouffy made up tfhe Breach with the Staroft, fcorning ro cake the Advantage that was pat into his Hands. On Saturday laft, the Palatine of Culm wa< married to the Princefs-Dowager of Radzi-Vil; the Pope's Nuncio performing the Ceremony.- They write from Caminiec, that the Coffacks continue their Depredations upor the Frontiers; but they hope to gee rid oi fchofe troublefome Guefts, as foon as the De tachment ofPolifh Troops ordered thi'.her b^ the Crown-Gen�ral, is arrived within Read of them. Drefden, Jan. 9. On the 4th Inftanr, M. de Reiski, lately Secretary at War, was carried ro the Place of Execution to be fhot to Death ; but was met there by an Officer, who told him the King bad bee graciounfly pleafed to pardon him, and to change bis Sentence into perpetual Imprifonmenc; And, the fame Day he was carried co Zonneftem. On the 5th, the King returned hither from Leypfick.His Majefty has given the Regiment of Dragoons of Klingenburg to the Cheva-Iter de Saxony, who has ferved Come time on board the Galleys of Malta againft the Turks. We are going to form here a Company of zoo Musketeers, all Gentlemen; of which the King is to be Captain, and Prince Lubomir-ski Lieutenant. 'Tis reported, that the Czar will come hither next Spring, and aflift at the General Review of the Saxon Troops. Danttfckj Jan. ir. N. S. There are arrived here fince the Month of November, above 200 Veffels, moft of them down the Viftula, with Corn from Poland ; which is fomewbar extraordinary fo late in the Year. The Secretary of the French Embaffy is arrived here from Warfaw, to receive fome Remittances from Paris. They write from Po-dolia, Volhinia, and the Ukraine, that the Epidemical Diftemper among the Cattle was ceafed 3 but that great Numbers of People die, efpecially at Lemburg. . Vienna, Jan. 11. N. S. Letters from Constantinople fay, they had received Advice, that the Turks had obtain'd a complete Vic-4 tory over the Rebels of Egypt, kill'd above 50,000 of them upon the Spot, put the reft to Flight, and taken all their Baggage. They add, that the Porte is not only arming both by Sea and Land, but that the Cham of Tar-tary is order'd to do the like. With what View this is done, Time muft fhew; but we are a/fared, that if there fhould be a War in Italy, the Imperial Army there will be commanded by General Harracb, under the Direction of the Count de Daun, Governor of the Durcby of Milan. " It is reported, that General Zumjungen, who commands in Chief the Emperor's Forces in the Netherlands, will be fent for to Court; arid that a Roman Catholick General will be order'd thither in his room; and we are even told, that none but Officers of that Communion will be promoted to the principal Commands in the Away, for the future. Seville, Dec. 29. N. S. Men are actually employ'd in buying up a fufflcient Quantity of Provifions and Ammunition of all forts for the Ttoops that are to embarque for Italy, toward the latter End of April; and Don n, his firft Audience of his Majefty the nth Inftant; fince which his'(Excellency has been fplendidly entertained by the General Count Seekendorf and General Grumbkow. Mean time, the King is gone ro fpend fome Days at Pocf-dam. Paris, Jan. ii. N. S. Men labour Night and Day upon the Fireworks that are to be play!d off on the River ac the Expence of the Spanifh Plenipotentiaries, in the Evening of their Feaft for the Birch of the Dauphin, which ic is thought they will make upon Tuefday next. The Body of the Works, as was formerly mentioned, reprefents two fteep Rocky Mountains, above 130 Foot high, fcparated by a little Hill, upon which will appear a Ri-fing Sun. At the Foot of thefe Mountains are Beds of Flowers, which take up almoft the whole Breadth of the River. They are vary'd with Grafs plots,Gravel-Walks,Yews, and Orange-Trees, fo well imitated, that it is impof-fible to diftinguifh them from the natural Two of thefe Flower*Beds have a River running thro' the midft of each, which by means of certain Wheels throws up great Quantities of Water. Oyer the Mountains there will be a Rain-Bow, all over illuminated ; as will likewife the Mountains, the Flower-Beds, the Amphitheatres built on each fide of the River, and the four Towers of Caftile erected at the four Corners of the Amphitheatres, upon which are placed feve.-ai Cafes fill'd with Fireworks. On each fide of the Mountains wi|l be feen a Floating Pavilion bronzed, and gilt with Gold, built upon Boats, and fupported by Palm Trees, wherein the Mufickare to fit. Befides the Fireworks which are to iiTue from the Mountains, there will be a great Quantity thrown out by Dolphins and Sen-Monfters in the River. The Hotel of Bouillon is to be illuminated from Top to Bottom 5 and the Cannon of this City are actually planted upon the Keys on each fide of the River 5 fo that this-Feaft will be the moft fumptuous, and afford the great-eft Variety of any that has hitherto been made upon the Occafion. BruJJels, Jan. 19. N. S. M. Proli, Director of the Oftend Company, and Capr. Gbe-fel have been fent for from Antwerp, to be eonfulted upon the Affairs of that Company, whofe Stock is lately rifen from 131 to 146. Brujfels, Jan. 23. N. S. On Thurfday laft;' the Count de Lannoy and his Lady fet out for Luneville, v hither the Count is going to compliment, the Duke of Lorrain upon his Arrival in his Dominions, on the Pare of the Archdu:cbe(s our Governefs. The Admodi-ators have at laft fucceeded in their Demand to have Commiifioners named to examine their Complaints, who are partly Members of the Privy'Council, and partly Members: of the Council of Finances and Chamber of Accompts* The Deputies of Hainault are arrived here, to prefent to our Governefs the Act of Subsidies, which that Province has agreed to furnifh this Year. The Deputies of the reftored Countries have again repre^ fenced to the Government, the Neceffity of permitting all French Species to pafs Current ac their Intrinfick Value, to facilitate their Commerce with the French Frontier Towns. Oltend Stock is now at 139 a 140 fir Cent. Hoguc, J*n* 14. N. S. Yefterday Morn* ing, M. Perez, who arrived here fome time ago, as Ambaffador from the King of Morocco, had a Conference with their High-Mightinefles Deputies for Foreign Affairs abouc his Credentials. Late Ufi Nigbt arrived the Mail dut from France, Seville, Jan. 5. N. S. On the ift inftant; the Minifters of Great Britain, France and Spain made here the Exchange of the Ratifications of the Treaty concluded the 9th of November laft; and their High Mightineffes Ratification is fpeedily expected. On the 2d, their Majefties and their Hjighneffes went and lay ac Caftelbranco. Ori the 3d and 4th, they took the Diverfion of Hunting in the Neighbourhood of Sierra Morena ; and this Day they returned hither. Paris, Jan. 25. N. S. Yefterday in the Evening, the Plenipotentiaries of Spain made their Feaft, and play'd off their Firework^ upon the River. On the 12th, the King went a Hunting in the Foreft of Boulogne, and fupped in the Caftle of La Muette ; but laft Week his Majefty had a little Cold, and did not go 4 Hunting. Falmoutbj Jan. 1.5. Yefterday came in the Beak, of and for London, from Leghorn, John Lunn. This Day came in the Hope* well, of Ramfgate, John Collins, from London, to load Filh for Alicant; the Purbeck,1 of and from London ; the Grand Duke, of and for London, Elden Spreage, for the StreightS ; the Grand Duke, of and for London, from Leghorn, Thomas Phillips ; the' Cleaver, of and for Ditto, from Alicanc James Prowfe. Wind N. E. ? Dartmouth, Jan. 16. This Day failed the Martha, of and for Guernfey, Samuel Rowland, from Bilbba ; the Vale, of and for Guernfey, Abbot, from Malaga ; the Ifabella, of and from Bilboa, Anthony DelJ vrado, for Havre de Grace; the Town of Newport in Flanders, Mathias Mequine, for Oftend, from Bourdeaux. Wind N- W Deal, Jan. j 8. The Ships in my laft ftilf remain, wirh the Hannah, Posford, and the Dudley, Clarke, both for Virgioia; came down Yefterday. This Day arrived �-fi�� �-, Potts, from Sc. Chriftophers, Win ;