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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - June 29, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Courant Monday, June 29, 1730. A JOURNAL of the Camp at Radewitz, to the 10 th c/June, N. S. a f � H E King of Poland fee out , 9 " from Leypfick for this Camp ^ � the 10th of May laft, on pnr-" pofe to fee the Troops arrive, " that were to form it, and to difpofe all " Things for theGeneral Review and Milita-" ry Exercifes. The Army being all new-" cloatbed and fit to appear by the 28th of " that Month, bis Majefty drew them up in " Order of Battle about 6 o'Clock the fame " Evening, to fhew them to the Ambaffador " of France, who was come to take his " Leave, before he made a Tour to Paris. " As foon as the Army was ranged, the " King and the Electoral Prince got on " Horfeback, and rode along the Front of " the two Lines. His Majefty had Reafon " to be very well pleafed with the juft Ap-*' plaufe which the Marquis de Monti, Am-" baffador of France, gave the Troops, " which he declared to he very fine and " well accoutred. M. de Grumbcow, Mi-" nifter of State, and Lieutenant-General " to the King of Pruffia, who arrived fome " Hours before, exprefs'd a particular Sa-" tisfacticn alfo, and was fure the King his " Mafter would do the fame. The Electo-tc ral Princefs, who dined that Day with " the King, faw the Army in a Chariot " open on the Sides/ Towards Nine o'Clock " at Nighr, hisMajefty return'd to his " Quarters, whence he difpatch'd General " Pflug to meet the King of Pruffia, to " compliment him upon his near Approach, " and to thank him for the Choice he had " made of his Polifh Majefty to ftand God-" father to the young Prince of whom the " Queen of Pruffia was brought to Bed the *' 23d of May. "On the 30th, the King went and lay *' at Gorifch, to be nearer at hand to re-" ceive the King of Pruffia, who repofed � himfelf that Night at Cofdorff. " The 31 ft, his Majefty rofe very early, V and went and waited the King of Pruf-fia's Arrival under a Tent halfropen, upon " the great Road to Cofdorff. All the " Knights of the Order of the White Eagle, " to fhe Number of 35 or 36, were there " by ^even o'Clock in the Morning, the *' Military Knights being in the Retinue of the Electoral Prince, and the others head-" ed by the Count de Friefe,- Great Cham-" lain. Al?out Eight o'Clock, came the King of Pruffia on Horfeback, attended " by feveral Princes, Generals, Colonels, 41 and other Officers, to the Number of " 160. His Majefty rifing from his Chair, " and advancing fome Steps towards the " King of Pruffia, the latter difmounted a-" bout 50 Paces off, �nd came and em-" braced his Majefty, to whom he at the " fame time. prefented the Perfons of bis *' Retinue. After this, his Praffian Majefty " receiv'd the Compliments of the Knights " of the White Eagle; not that all of them " were Spokefmen, but thofe who had not ' " the Gift of Utterance, made bim profound Reverences. Compliments over, " the Two Kings went into the Tent, it tt (t tt tt tt tt tt t: tt tt It tt tt tt tt tt tt tt Battalions of the two Lines, and by the* Musketeers, This Salutation having been repeated twice more, the whole Army* pafs'd by Corps and Regiments before their Majefties Tent?, and then return'd to the Camp. " The id was a Day of Reft : The King of Pruffia dined with the King; and in the Afternoon there was a Comedy. " On the 3d, the Dragoons perform'd an Exercife. The four Regiments, of which they are compofed, firft drew up in a Line in the Middle of the Place of Arms ; after which, dividing iihemfelves into two Columns, they marched to a certain Di. fiance from the Royal Pavillion, and form'd themfelves in Parade, where their Majefties pafs'd along the Front of their Line, and reviewed them. This done, thev made feveral. Marches, Exercifes, and Evolutions, both on Horfeback and on Foot; in performing which/they prac-tifed the new way of coupling.their Horfes, which the. King is introducing in his Army, and is executed in fuch manner that each Regiment, goes directly from its Rank, and forming its Battalions immediately in Fronr, does by that means cover its Horfes. " On the 4th, there was a Comedy and Ball at Court. " On the �jtb, the Horfe performed their Exercife. They confifted of 24 Squadrons of the Life Guards, the Carabineers, and the three Regiments of Cuiraffiers, and march'd in four Columns towards the Royal Pavillion, where having form'd �k?5Qf?!Y.es I1*T Lines, *5a^e t-' tt li I (