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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - January 31, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Couf ant. No. 833. y � TTiiirr � iMfi ,�1 -| >r -r r,t. Saturday, Jantiaty 31, 1719-30. Lisbon, Dtc. 29, N.S* . THE fleet from the Bay of AH Saints in Brazil, which came into this Port laft Week, confifted of ti Merchanr Ships, under Convoy of the Nuefira Senbora del Affbneion Man of War, commanded by Capr. Don Jofeph Gon-kalves Lago There came in with that Fleet, four Ships from Maranfaaon,' and on board of one of them Don Juan de Maya de Gama. Gentleman of the King's Hou'hold, and Knight of the Order of Chrift, u ho was formerly Governor and Captain General of the Stare of Maranhaon. Naples, Jan.?. N. S. On the 31ft paft, the Holy Sacrament was expofed in the Church of the, where the Te Deum was folemnly fung by way of Thankfgivmg to Almighty God for the B eifings he vouch-{kfed to this Kingdom during the Courfe of the laft Year. On the 1ft Inftant, being Hew Year's Day, the Vict:rny received the Compliments of the Foreign Mirifters the fudges, and principal Nobility ; after which, he went to High Mais in the Royal Chappel, and at the fame time the great Guns ni the Cattle and Gallies were fired. They write from Algiers, that the Bey of that Regency had roundly declared to the Commodore of the 3 Dutch Men of War that carried the Prefents of the tates-General to the faid Regency this Year, that he �as not content with rhofe Prefents, the Divan having found that they were much inferior in Value to the Prefenrs which the epublick bad agreed to fend every Year : Whereupon the Comma dore saving given bis Word and Honour that they fhould be made amends next Year, the Bey allured him, that rhe Regency did not defign to break the Conventions made with the Repubficfc of Holland, but infifted that the States General and their Trading Subjects fhould forbear lending the Dutch Flag to the Spaniards, Portugueze and Italian?, with whom the Algennes are at War ; as had been their Practice for thefe 3 Months paft. It was upon this Condition, that the Bey reftored to the Commadore rhe Effects taken onboard a Dutch Ship toward the latter End of October laft. Madrid, Jan. 17. N. S. On the 10th In ftant, the Treaty of Peace, Union, Frienc faip and Defenfive Alliance concluded a Seville the 9 h of November laft, berwee the Kings of Great Britain,, France and Spaii and the States�General of the United Pre vinces, was proclaimed in the Squares an Crofs Streets of this City with the ufual Cc remonies; and that Night and the twjo fo lowing we had Bonfires, Illuminations;, an other Demonftrations of Joy, in alt~ti Streets. To the Author of the DAILY COURAN' S I K, THE many Cavils and Objections which are raifed by a certain Set of Men againft the Honourable and Advantageous Peace lately concluded at Seville, with the unreafonable Clamour and Cautery which they make on that' Account againft the pre. fent prudent and able Miniftry, efpecially againft a great and worthy Member of it, puts me in Mind of a PafTage which occilr'd to me on reading the laft new Comedy, call'd, The Humours of Oxford, where the Author makes one of his Characters very juftly, tho* humoroufly fay, That rather than be a State/man, he would be a Steerfman at the Helm of a Coal- Lighter in Stormy Weather rfor there he fhould only have Wind and Tide to flrwggle with ; bht whoever was at the Helm of the Nation, though he outbuff^ed the Storm, had always a Thoujand Shares reedy to devour hint 1 but 'tis not doubted, (as well as it is hoped by all who have the inrereft of their Country at Heart, or have the lea ft Spark of Publick.fpiritednefs or Gratitude in rbeir Nature,) but that their envious Endeavours will prove altogether as abortive Cadiz. Came down this Day the Bridge-water, Willismfon, for Eaft India ; the St* Phillip, Nesbet, for Barbadoes $ the Proj-hef Jonas, Lawrence, for Philadelphia ; the Bug* by's Holei Radford, for Montferrat j the Re* becca, Martin, the Mary, Kerfoot, or Lif* bon ; the Triumph, Crof$j for Jamaica; th6 Exchange, Mark ham, for Oporto and feme others not known. Yefterday afnved rh� as the Attempt of thofe State Coblers men* Tom and J )hn, Fergufon, from Leghorn* for noned in the fame Comedy, where a late Rotterdam, and failed this Morning ; the famous and fatirical Romance is very witti- Judith ^now, Smith, from jima.'ca, whd ly burlefqu'd. met the Thomas and Rebecca, Bowles, of: Having this Occafion to cite the foregoing Weymootb, for Malaga, in Lat. 46 and lot Paffages, I fhall take the Opportunity to fay Gravefend, ?��.2a. Pafled by the Moa a Word or two on the Performance from Iineux, Beard, from Oporto j the Morefy whence rhey are taken. The different Reports I had heard of it while on the Stage, Cone Party decrying it with as much Vehemence as it wasextoll'd by another) and not having an Opportunity of feeing it repre-fented, made me procure it with more Care than I ufually throw away on Things of that Nature ; and I muft confefs, 1 found my felf better paid for my Attention than I expected: As to whac the Critickscall the Mechanical Beauties of a Play, I acknowledge my felf a Novice; all I can fay is, that I was wonderfully pleas'd with the whole. The Characters are moft of them new, humorous, and jftrongly drawn j artfully in. troduced, and fupported with their proper Diftincttons to the End: The Dialogue is fprightly and genteel; the Images natural Moor, from Diep. L O N D O tf. It being fuggefled in feme publick Papers^ that the following Letrer is full of Fa'firies and fcandalous Refle&ion*, it may be prefumed it 13 intended to be particularly anfwered anddifpro-ved ; for which Reafon it is here reprinted. The following is the Copy of a Letter wrote fomi tlrtti fince from on board the Prince Frederick. AS rhe Prince Frederick lf�y in the R;vef of Thames nea. Woolwich, there were rwriage* pears throughout the Piece j together with a mcnt were Tates, M/'dfoipmen and Quarre. Can- trae Spirit of Wbiggifm.and juft Ridicule of "er,s' wth�hfld 8''ndV B'ven umauing part or net rrun and Oil here, and then proceeds for Topfham. Southampton, Jan. 19. Since my laft came in the George and James, of and from Guern. fey, John Allex, with Wine, Sec. the Jolly Butcher, of and from Jet fey, William Snow j the Succefs, Thomas Warwick, from Cork. Deal, Jan. 19. Remains the Rye Galley and Blandford Man of War; the Ducane, Spence, for Genoa ; the Martha, Hancock, and the Heningbam Caftle, Jones, for Antigua ; the Hotherfall, Hurchinfon, for Barba. does ; the Mary, Evers, and the Effex* Pan-fey, for Virginia j the Alexander, Curling, for Carolina; the Gibraltar, Mitchel, for Guinea; the Kingfton, Watfon, for Cadiz. Put back Yefterday riie Mary, Smith, for Ratcllff Highway, can give a very good Account of what came in ar rhe Gun Room The Spotfwood pur into Dominico, where all her Cafgc4 which was reckoned to be 250 Tun, was pv�; oil bo^rd the Vrir,ce Frederick, and was fo Clodded and filled up from the Gun Room Ports to the 1 Cro^n of the Cable-teers, as to put a �r�af � many Men nut of rh�n"r Lodging and they were obliged to rake up t;,ei> I o 'gings Oil the open Deck. The Ship v, hs fo ev-eHive Jeep loaded, th.'t fhe Jay in rhe Wafer 1 ke a I.o�g o� Wood. The outfide Wrappers of the R.iles were direfted for Jamaica', which outfide WnpptM from the Bales were ftript off and given to the Men, and the Cords rourid t!�em were the greateft  Part thrown over board ; fome the Men had for } themfelves for their own private Ufes. And Oil the Wrapper next under that ftrip'd of, as be-l fore mentioned, was the South sea Coinpany's i Mark on Parr of rhem. jv^v. From Dominico the Prince Frederick and the-m Spotfwood went for Jamaica ; the latter went intij Jamaica, and the Prince Frederick \*y off chi faid Place at Anchor, and fired a Gun for the Prince of Aufturias to come our to them, which fhe accordingly did, and then fa led togerher to VetA Crtsz, where the Prince Frederick landed the Goods that were in her Hold, and then put the Good* that were between Drcks into rhe Hold, which Goods were a great Part unmark'd i whereupon the Gunner and one {-John Blakity of Stepne)) were employ*d a great many Days la marking thofe Bales with theStuthSea Company** Mark; which was done fo near or like the fifd Company's Mark that the Difference could hardlf be difcerned, This their Marking of the fafd Bales was fo long a doing, that hardly an the Ship'i Company bur faW them about it obferved their Proceedings in the Marki them* ;