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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - January 28, 1730, London, Middlesex ally Courant. **a88*" Vednefday, January x8, 1719-3 Teflerday arrived the Mail due from Holland; Seville, J nr.. i i . N. S. ON the 5th Inftant, the King and Queen, and the reft of the Royal Family, returned hither from hunting in the Neighbourhood of Ca-ftelblanco, where they killed three Wolves, and feveral Stags and Wild Boars ; and their Majefties and the Princes have fince diverted themfelves with Hunting hereabout. The Weather being rainy the Evening that the French Ambaffador play'd off his Fireworks, the Execution of them was not attended with all the Succefs that was defign'd. To-morrow their Majefties and all the Royal Family are to fee the fine Bull-right in the Great Square here ; and the next Day they are to be entertained by our Magiftrates with the Fiejia de Carta's in the fame Square* upon which Occafion the laid Magiftrates are all to be dreffed in Scarlet Cloaths richly laced with Silver. The Englifh, French and Dutch Minifters are daily in Conference with thole of his Catholick Majefty. This Day an Ex-prefs was fent to Paris, with important Dif-patches for our Minifters at that Court. The lame Morning the Marquis de la Paz had a long Conference with the Ambaffador of Holland, Mynheer Vander Meer. Naples, Jan. 10. N. S. Several Symptoms of Poifon appearing upon the Corpfe of Sig-tior Tarmignani, Biftiop of Cava, who died very faddenly and unexpectedly,great Enquiry is making into thar Affair by the Officers of Juftice. The Prince de Mifliagnia d'Angelis having run through all his Eftate, he died in very bad Circumftances, though it is com-puted his Grandfather did not leave him lefs than 1,100,000 Ducats. The Duke de Monteleone Pignatelli has taken the pooi Princefs-Dowager home to his own Houfe. and the Creditors allow her fo much arYeai to live on. Our Viceroy takes all imaginabl Pains to furnifli this City with Plenty 0 Provifions, to keep People quiet, and prevent their Caballing at this Critical Juncture, when a Rupture is apprehended in Italy. Bftne, Jan. 14. N.'S. On the 6th Inftant, being the Feaft of the Epiphany, the College of Clerks of the Chancery went with the Cardinal Prodatary, to wait upon the Pope, and make him the ufual Prelent of 100 Cold Crowns, in a Silver Beaker ; and the Spa--nifh Expcditor Signor Forravilla made the Latin Speech upon that Occafion ; after which his Eminency had a Conference with his Holinefs, which Jafted half an Hour. They write from Drefden, that a certain great Lord there, paying his Duty to the King of Poland, was by him prefented to the Nuncio Paolucci, to whom he gave Affurances, that the Roman Catholicks under his Jurifdiction fhould have all manner of good Ulage; which was very agreeable News here. The Count d'Almenara has fent for the Library hither, which he collected whilft he was Viceroy of Naples ; and there is fome Talk as if that Nobleman, who is actually in Deacon's Orders, will be made a Cardinal. We are allured, that the Great Duke of Tufcany has not yet return'd an Anfwer to the King of Spain's Queftion, How he will take a Vifit from his Son Don Carlos ? Milan, Jan. 14. N. S. Our laft Advices from Florence fay, that Court had not yet return'd a pofitive Anfwer to the Minifters of England, France and Spain, concerning the Introduction of Don Carlos into Italy. The Prince of Carbognano�CoIonna is return'd hither, with dehgh to make lome ftay among us. Florence, Jan. 14.N. S. The Great Duke, who is in perfect Health, gives frequent Audiences to his Minifters, and has lately difpofed of feveral vacant Office*. The Spa~ nilh Courier, who carried to Rome the News of the Infanta of Spain's Birth, return'd hither on Monday laft, and was fent back the fame Day to Seville ; but the other Ex-prefs of that Crown, who is to carry home the Great Duke's Anfwer in relation to the Affairs of the prefent Juncture, is ftill here, waiting the Refult of the Conferences bis Royal Highnefs's Minifters hold almoft every Day with the Foreign Minifters. Sunday being the firft Day of the Carnaval, a great Number of Masks appear'd in our Streets ; but the Officers of Juftice, by Order of the Government, obliged them to return home j and 'tis expected that an Edict will foon be publifhed, to prohibit that Cuftom entirely, or at leaft to reftrain the Excefs of it. Venice, Jan. 21. N. S. Letters from Con -ftantinople, of the 2d paft, advife, that they had received an Account, that the young So-phi having been reinforced~"by a Body of Troops commanded by Mahmud, one of the prinefpal Lords of the Province of Candahar, had in 3 Battles defeated Sultan Efreff's Army, ..^,^. �il tunc mouia amir juitan nirerf, or not ; but that their Sentiments w ere divided ; and that an Ambaffador frcm the young Sophi was arrived at Conftantinople, who had already had an Audience of the Grand Vizier. Vienna, Jan. 21. N. S. On the 18th, the Emperor held a Council of State. The fame Day, M. Dolberti, a Gentleman of the Count de Kinski's Retinue, his Majefty's Ambaffador at the Court of France, arrived here from Paris, with Difpatcbes faid to be very favourable ; fo that we flatter our felves the Affair of Italy will not be attended with any bad Confequtnces. The Emperor has nominated the Count de Blanckenheim, Bifhop of Neuftadt, to the Archbiftioprick of Palermo, worth about 50,000 Crowns a Year. M. de Weisbach, Field-Marfhal in the Service of Ruffia, and Commander in Chief in the Ukraine, arrived here Yefterday. M. de Binder, Counfellor to the Bifiiop of Wurtz-burg, has been nominated to relide at this Court in the Quality of Minifter of the Elector of Triers. They write from Kerment in Lower Hungary, that the Inhabitants of 18 Villages ficuate upon the Drave, having taken up Arms, they befieged and took by Storm the Caftle of Balladinetz, belonging to General Czaekj: Thar they burnt an Officer alive therein, cut in Pieces the Heydukes and fome Peafants, that were retired into it, and having plunder'd the Caftle, carry'd off the Burgrave and federal Officers in Triumph. fyttisbon, Jani 26, N. . This. Day the College of Princes took the Refolution tri (end 4000 Florins to Philipsburg, toward repairing tbe Fortifications of that Place. The Baron de Gotter has received his Letters of Credence to relide here in the Quality of Minifter of the Duke of Saxe Gotha. A Minifter is arrived here from the King of Denmark, and another from the Biftiop of Liege. Hanover, Jan. 27. N. S. The Privy-Council of this Electorate has frequent Extraordinary Meetings; but we cannot yet-penetrate the Secret. However, as General Bulow is constantly one of the Number, we conclude the Bufinefs before them regards principally the State of the Army. At leaft it is certain, that the Officers are order'd to their refpective Pofts, and the Troops to pro-vide themlelves witn Tents and other Ne-ceffaries, that they may be ready to teke the Field at a Moment's Warning. Yefterday an Officer was diipatched to the Court of Caffel, with the like Orders for the Heffian; Troops in the Pay of Great Britain. Hamburgh, January 31. N. S. New Incidents have happen'd, which make us fearful the Congrefs of Brunfwick will not have the defired Succefs. They write from Vienna? that the Imperial Court is taking proper Meafures for Strengthening the principal Places in Italy, and for bringing a confidera-ble Army into the Field; the neceffaryj Funds for that Service being already fettled^ From Mofcow we have received Advice, that theBody of Troops, with which the Czar is to aflift the.Emperor,;have receiv'd Orders to be ready to march by the latter Erd of the Month of March. Thefe Letters (ay fanher,' that young Prince Dolgorucki, Brother to the Czarina cf Mufcovy, is going to marry a Princefs de Zeberhoff. Lisbon, Jan. 14. On the 1 ith Inftant his Bricannick Majefty's Ship the Torrington, Capt. Vincent, Commander, having on board the Earl of Kinoul, put in here by contrary Winds. This Dav his I ordftiip waited on the King and Queen of Portugal, and the Prince and Princefs of Brazil, and was gra-cioufly received. His Lordfhip intends, after fome few Days Refreshments, to proceed on his Voyage to Conftantinople. Hague, Jan. 31. N. S. On Friday Night laft an Exprefs was di(patched by the Way of Paris, with the States Generals Ratification: of their Acceffion to the Treaty, of Seville, to M. Vander Meer, their High Mightineffes Ambaffador at theCourt of Spain. The Stated came laft Week to a Refolution to fit out iz Men of War and Four Frigates for the Service of the current Year, which Refolution is fent to the refpective Provinces for their Approbation. Deal, January %6. Yefterday put bdek the Gloucelter, Paul, _for Nevis ; the Mary, Macdowal, for St. Kits ; the Mary and Ann, Linmn, for France; the St. George, Squire, for Guinea; which with others that put back are ail failed again. Laft Night came down and failed thro'the Mary, Smith, forCadii; now remain the Rye Galley and Blandford Men of War; the Union, Timberman, foe --. In Ramfgate Road, the Samuel and Elizabeth, Chilton, for Hamburgh, and the Gibraltar, Mitcbel, for Guinea. This Morning came in and remain the Martha, Han�_ cock, for Antigua ; the Effex, Danfy, Virginia; the Henningham Caftle, J oh for Antigua, and the Mary, Joes, for Wi ;