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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - June 15, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Cou rant. Mondayy June 15", 1730. O Since our laft arrived the Mails due from Holland, France, and Flanders. Fiom the Saxon Camp at Muhlberg, June 11. N. S. � f \N the 5th Inftant, at Six o'Clock " in tbe Morning, 32 Squa-" drons march'd from the *l Camp, and drew up in Order " of Battle, before the Pavilion, where they " were view'd by the King of Pruffia and ail ** the Princes and Generals of his Retinue, *' together with our Electoral Prince and '* Pnncefs, and the Ladies of the Court; the * King ftaying within, by reafon he Was flight-* ly indifpofed. The faid Cavalry march'd " by Squadrons and Troops. They made of " one Line, two, four and eight Lines; then " formed a Square about the Pavilion, and �� laftly, filed off before his Pruflian Majefty. " That Pavilion is made of Wood, upon a " Rifing Ground in the Plain, finely painted " and gilt, about the Diftance of a Cannon* "Shot from the Front of the Middle Line. * When thofe Squadrons were return'd to " tbe Camp, a magnificent Breakfaft was " ferv'd up ; and fome time after, the King " of Pruffia, the Princes, Princeffes, and " Generals returned to their refpe&ive Quar-ters to Dinner. " The 6th was a Day of Reft, and in the �* Evening there was a Concert of Mufick. * On the 7th, the King of Pruffia had a 44 Touch of the Gout in one of bis Hands ; *l and the King of Poland being likewife a " little out of Order, nothing was done that *' Day, nor the 8ch and 9th, only the laft of * thofe Evenings they wenc to the Play. " On the ioth, at Six in the Morning, the " Foot march'd out of- the Camp in 2 Co-" lumns, at the Firing of the Cannon, and '* likewife form'd a Square on all fides of *c the Pavilion, each Flank confifting of 6 '* Battalions. All the Infantry were exer-" cifed together, upon Beat of Drum ; after " which, each Flank fifed by Turns and by " Battalions, and laft of all in different man-*' ners, as well by Plottoons, as advancing '* and retreating. The Square being form'd " again, they made what they call the Hedge-" Fire, and the Grenadiers threw Hand. " Grenades. Then folio^'d general Dif-*' charges by Battalions backwards and for-" wards; next a Running Fire, and conclu-*' ded all with 3 general Salvoes of the " whole Square. Both their Majefties were, " with their whole Retinues, the Electoral " Prince and Princefs, and the Ladies of the " Court, in the Pavilion, where they had a *' fumptuous Breakfaft ; and afterwards " thofe Troops filed off before the Kings, " and return'd in 2 Columns to the Camp, " and their Majefties went to Dinner in " their Quarters at the End of the Right ** Wing upon a Height, which affords a ** Profpe& of the whole Camp. [Tbe reft of this To-morrow!] Vienna, June 7. N. S. Two Exprefles are arrived here from Paris and BrufTels; and 'tis reported that they brought new Pro-pofals on the part of the Allies of Seville, for an amicable Accommodation of the Differences about the Affairs of Italy. *Tis even faid, thofe Propofals are fuch, that they begin to flatter themfelves the Peace will be pre-ferved. Tho' we don't yet juftly know wherein they confift, we hear they offer to pay fome Millions of Arrears due from Spain to tbe Emperor, and to guaranty bis Imperial Majefty*s Territories in Italy. Mean time the Generals who are to command in that Country, are order'd to repair thither immediately. General i-'hilippi, who is of that Number, is to make the Court of Turin in his way, to execute a Commiifion on the part of bis. imperial Majefty. Tbe Earl of Walde-grave has taken Leave of the Emperor, in order to return to England. His Excellency defigns to make Saxony in his way* to fee the Camp at Muhlberg. Hamburgh, June tS. N. S* They write from Petersburg, that the Admiralty there bad received Orders to equip 9 Men of War, 9 Fregates, and feveral Galleys, on board of which fome Land Forces are to embarque. Paris, June 21. N. S. The King's Com-miffioners, who were lent to the General Affembly of tbe Clergy tbe 12th Inftant, re. turned thither upon the 16th, to demand the free Gift in his Majefty's Name. M. Fagon made an eloquent Speech, wherein he de� maned four Millions. The Arcbbifhop of Paris firft anfwer'd him, and then deliberated with the Affembly j and it was ur.animoufly refolved to grant his Majefty that Sum. Laft Week feveral Perfons were feized for diminifhing the Louis dors, by making them fix or feven Grains lighter apiece ;' and among them is an Abbot, who has Benefices to the Amount of 3060 Livres per Annum. M. Compotier, formerly Receiver General of the Tailles at Chateaudun^ having em. bexzled confiderable Smas of Money of his own Office, and of tbe General Receipt ac Rochelle, and carry'd them into Foreign Countries, he has been feized and brought back, and is fecured in Fort I'Evefue, till they are prepared for his Trial. Laft Week tbe Marquis de Monti return'd hither from his Embaffy in Poland.  The Common Cafh of the Receivers-General of the Finances, will continue till the 1 ft Day of January nexr, The Duke of Guife has made an Accommodation with the Duke of Lorrain, concerning tbe Eftate be had in his Dutchy, in lieu of which he is to have an Annuity of 34,000 Livres per Anuum. An Office is about to be eredted Tor ex-mining all Contracts made fince the Year 1693, feveral Contractors having in their Accounts made falfe or double Entries. There h fome Talk of letting to Farm the Privilege of Tobacco; and we hear a certain Company offers 8 Millions of Livres yearly for it. Preparation is making for trying the Governor of the Duke de Bethune-Cbaroft's Children, who is carry'd from the Baftile to the Chatelet. The Marquis d'Antin, Lieutenant of a Man of War, is made Major of the Battalion of Marines defign'd for the Expedition to Italy. Mr. Walpole, the Englifh Atnbaflador at this Court, return'd hither the 16th, to rake Leave of tbe King j and the Lord Harrington fet out the i8tb on bis Return to London. Letters from Madrid, of the,6th Inftanr, import that the Court continued at Soto de Roma, where they celebrated, with great Magnificence, on tbe 30th paft, the Feftival of St. Ferdinand King of Caftile, whofe Name the Prince of the Afturia's bears. Tbe Grandees and principal Nobility of Grenada went to Court upon tbat Occafion, and were fumptuoufly entertain'd by bis Majefty's Of* fleers. 1 he King that Day declared} that be would fet ouc the 5th inftant for the Lit* tie Town of Cazalla, fituate in the Neighbourhood of Sierra-Morenn, where their Ml-jefties and their Highneffes defign to ftay fome time, to take the Diverfion of Hunting* The King of Spain had nominated Don Alfonfo de Caftro de .logo, Lieutenant-Colonel of the Regiment of Spanilh Foot Guards, Governor and Captain General of the Spanifh Dependencies in the Ifhnd of St. Domingo, and Pre fide nt of the Royal Audience of tbat liland. Letters from Rome, of the ift Inftant, fay, tbe Affairs of the Conclave remained much as before. Deal, June 11. Remain th6 Two Friends? Whitfield, for Dover; tbe Cambridge, Croc* ker, for Orders, from Bofton. All tbe Outward bound failed this Morning with theMary#' Ann, Lynton, for France; the-, Cocks, for Cork, &c. and tbe Expedition, Falcotr, for Genpa. Yefterday arrived his Majefty's Ship Pearl from Antigua, and failed this Morning for the River. Wind E. S. F� Deal, June 13. Yefterday the Two Friends from Carolina, failed for Dover. Remains only the Cambridge from New England* waiting for Orders. Wind N. W4 Grave/end, June 12. PafTed by the Refd* lution, Parker, from Riga; the Hannah* Seins, from Nevis j the Emmerfon, Fother* gill, from Antigua; the Real, Durell, front Jamaica; tbe Sufannah, Thompfon, and the Wheldon, Davies, both from Carolina 5-the Mary, Newfon. and the Harbin, Crookeni don, both from Barbadoes; tbe Otley, Beach* from St. Kits; the John, Le Crafs, from Jer* fey; the Richard and Elizabeth, Bradford, from Oftend; the Windfor, Allen, front Rotterdam ; the Richard and Hannah, Wat* fon, from Dunkirk. Gravefend, June 13. Paffed by the Friri* ces, Thomas, from Carolina; the Mary#i Newfon, from Barbadoes; the Williams* Thompfon, from Lisbon; the Chandos* Jewers, and the Betty, Conway, both front Rotterdam. L ' 0 N D O M. VERGES occafion d by fome Debates Uft $ef� ftons, in the Hpufe of Commons. -It-le or Tully 1 which great Name yotl pleafe, . , ' . Each fpoke with the fame. Freedom, Force and Eafel �  Their Heatt to awe, or pious Zeal rcftrain* The Shafts of Envy weak^ of Malice vain, In Fame and Worth ally'd 1 whofe Eloquence* Nothing cou'ehconquer, bur their mrenger Senie* The Latiao Senate one with Wifdom charm'd, m And one with equal Fire the Britijb warra'd ; Their Piety and Boaft to gain Applauft . From injur'd Rights mainrain'd, and dying With Force of Reafon arm'd, and Powers of>Art. To move the Cold, and melt the ftubborn Heart i A Triumph o'er each impious Foe to gain, -To give the Uprighr Joy, the Envious Pain j .. . WhoJeZeaj Rebelliobwept, andTreafonmoan'd, St. y-o detefted, Anthony dethroned; Too thin fmooth'd Falflxood, wearing Truth'* Difguife, To cheat she Britain's Search, wRsmath Ev"; In/pir a ;