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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - March 6, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Courant. N�. 88fo. Friday, March 6, 1719-30. Hamburgh, March 3. N. S. "^1 H E Y write from Copenhagen, than the King has fenc frefli Orders to his Troops to hold tbem-felves in a Readinefs to march ac an Hour's Warning. M. Beftuchof, the Ruiiian Minifter ar this Court, having re-ceiv'd an Exprefs with Advice of the Czar his Matter's Death, he went to Court, and notify'd the lame in an Audience be had of .the Royal Family. Whereupon ic was refolved to go into Mourning in the fame manner as they did for the laie Czar Peter I. Hamburgh, March 7. N. S. They write from Berlin, that the Fruflian Counfellor, who had affifted at the Conferences of Brunfwick, was return'd thither, the laid Conferences being at a Stand. Several Regiments arc ordcr'd to be ready to march and form a Camp near Porfdam about the Middle of April, to the Number of 15 Battalions and 24 Squadrons; other Troops are to encamp near Pufewaich near Stettin ; and others again near Coningsberg in Pruflia, which laft Camp is to be commanded by the Field.Marflial Count Dhona. The Queen of Pruilia was not perfectly recover'd, but Prayers were continued for her in the Churches. Letters from Hanover advife, that the Preparations are continued as if they were lure of a War; and that feveral Officers were gone with Money to Hom-burg, to buy Hories for remounting their Cavalry. IVarfrtvp, Feb. 22. N. S. We have re-ceiv'd Advice, that the Lithuanian General Prince Wiesnowiski was marry'd to the Countefs of FJemming, Relict of the late General of that Name. Mtdrid, Fib. 14. N. S. Their Catholick Majefttes, and the Princes and Princeffes of the Royal Family, are ftill at Caftelblanco, where they daily take the Diverfion of Hunting. On the 12th Inftant the Barefooted Monks of the Trinity here made a folemn Thankfgiving for the Redemption of 272 Chriftian Slaves at Algiers by the Trinitarians of Caftile and Ajjdalufia ; upon which 3[cc>fion they walked in Proceifion, and werex afterwards fplendidly entertained, with feveral Grandees of the Kingdom, and other Lords; as\aIfo theSOfficers of the Spanifli and Wallooti Guards that were in Town, by the Duke d'Qfluna, who carried tue Standard in the Proceifion. The King has nominated Don Francifco dc la Torre-Herrera, Prior of the (Shurch of Regular Canons of our Lady de Rbncevaux, to the Biflioprick of Leon j and he is to be fucceeded in his Priory by Don Diego de Solis y Gante, Archdeacon of Velez, a Dignity in the Cathedral Church of Malaga. His Majefty Iras granted the Honours of Counfellor in the Council of "War to Don Diego de Cordoua-Lafo de la Yega, formerly Governor and Captain General of the new Kingdom of Grenada ; the -Office of Alcade for Criminals of the Royal Audience of Seville, to Don Thomas Pinto Michael, Lieutenant to the Prime Afliftanc jtbere t and a Com million as Colonel of Horfe to Don Juan de St. Juan, Brigadier in the Spanifli Company of Life Guards. Don Antonio Jofeph de Ccpedi, Counfellor of the Royal Council of Cafttle, died here the 7th, aged 60 Years. They are actually chooling out of the Regiments of Horfe, the Men of fit Size and Make to form a Corps of Horfe Grenadiers and Carabineers, with which 'tis fcid the King has refolved to augment the Troops of his Houfliold. We hear the Marquis de Spinola is nominated to command the Troops his Majefty defigns to. fend to Italy. New Cloaths are making by the King's Order for the greateft Part of the King's Forces ; and the Undertakers have engaged to get them all ready in four Months at fartheft. The Departure of the Gal/eons is put off till the Beginning of March, to give Time to the Foreign Merchants to load a great Quantity of Goods on board them, which could not yet be brought to Cadiz, by reafon of contrary Winds. Yefterday arrived the two Mails due from France. Madrid, Feb. 11  N. S; Laft Week an Exprefs arrived at Seville, from Father Afca-nio, a Dominican, who is entrufted with his Catholick Majefty's Affairs at the Court of the Great Duke of Tufcany, with Difpatches of great Importance, which were deliver'd to the Marquis de la Paz ; and that Exprefs was fent back to Florence 3 Days after. The King has fenrfrefh Orders to Cadiz, for the Galleons to depart before the 10th of next Month. Paris, March 8. N. S. In the Aflembly of Sorbonne held the ift Inftant, it was refolved to grant the Opponent Doctors, /about 100 in Number) till the ift of April, to adhere to the Decrees of the Faculty: But for what regards the Irifh Doctor, Pierce Girar-din, as he had not comply'd with the Term prefcribed to him by the laft AfTembly,bewas abfolutely expelled. The AfTembly afterwards refolved to print, without Delay, an Account of all that has been done in the Sorbonne fince the Death of the late King, and named fix Senior Doctors, with the Dean and Syndick, to wait upon the King this Week, and prefent to him the faid Account, and likewife to the Cardinal de Fleury, and the other Cardinals who are of their Body, and to the Archbifhop of Paris. Thofe Deputies are farther charged, to defire our Arch, biftiop to accept of the Doctor's Cap, as his Predeceffor M. d' Harjay did before him. The Opponent Doctors Shares of the Pjirfes diftributed among the Doctors, are actually fequefter'd > and unlefs they adhere before the ift of next Month, they will be given to the Poor. Laft Week a young Man flood in the Pillory in the Place de Greve, for difperfing the Nouvellcs Ecclefiaftiques, and other Papers againft the Conftitution. " Here are Letters from Miiliflippi, dated the 10th of December laft, which advife, that me Wild Natcbss, fituate 100 Leagues beyond New Orleans, whsre was a French Settlement, commanded by M. Detchepore, a Bafque Officer, had demanded of him a Parcel of Land, which he refufed to grant them. Upon this they confulted with the Chieaca's, a neighbouring Nation, in League with the Englifh, about it; and the Englifli animating them to revenge the Affront of his Refufal, they chofe the 28th of November to execute their Defign  when they repair'd to the French Settlement, pretending to carry them Prefents of Fowls and Turky Corn; but upon the Firing of a Fufee, which was their Signal, they fell upon the French when they leaft expected it; and though the Gar-rifon, confiding of 60 Men, and tbe Commander, defended themfelves a long while, and killed a great Number of the Indians, yet they were at laft overpower'd, and all cut: in Pieces, except M. Lund, Infpcctor of the Tobacco Factory, and one more, who made their El'cape, and brought this Account. Their Wives, Children, and Negroes, were carry'd into Slavery. The Count de Touloufe has made M. de Laur, Director of the India Company, Secretary to his Highncfs and to the Province of Bretagne. Laft Week M. de Lavernette took the Oath in the King's Prefence, as his Majefty's Lieutenant of the City of Macon. The Cardinals de Rohan and de BifTy are preparing to fet out for Rome, to attend the Election of a new Pope. Tbe Duke of Bourbon has given the Count de Cbarolois 30 Years Purcbafe for the Dutchy of Bourbon, computed at 50,000 Livres a Year. On the 23d the Parliament pafs'd an Arret^ declaring the Pope's four Letters concerning Gregory VII.'s Legend, Abufive ; and they; write from Naples, that the Viceroy there had lately condemn'd the faid Legend. The 18 Swifs Guards that danced at Marlz on Shrove-Tuefday, and play'd feveral Pranks with naked Swords before their Majefties, who ordered them 800 Lives, went the next Day to Verfaiiles, and perform'd tbe fame Exercife in tbe Outer Gallery of the Dauphin's Apartment, which that Prince and Mefdames de France faw through the Safli-' Windows. Parts, March 11. N. S. They wrote from Seville tbe 16th paft, that the Courc was expected there the 1 9th from Caftelblanco ; and that Count Koningfek, the Imperial Arnbaflador, waited only for their Majefties Rerurn, to take his Audience of Leave, defigning to fet out, with his Lady and Nephew, for Vienna. It was again re* ported, that the Princefs ' of the Afturia's was with Child ; b�t there was no more Talk of the Court's returning to Madrid.' Thefe Letters add, that his Catholick Majefty had made the Marquis de Brancas, Arnbaflador of France, a Grandee of the firft Clafs. The Cardinal de Bifly fet out the 8tb; and the Cardinal de Rohan fets out to-morrow for the Conclave at Rome, which was to be (hut tap tbe 4th inftant. Their Emi-nencies have very few Attendants, becaufe they defign to make no Stay at Rome after the Election is over. On the 7th inftant, Count Golofskin, Arnbaflador of Ruflia, notify'd to the King the Death of the Czar his Matter. We hear that Count Kinski the Emperor's Arnbaflador, is upon tbe point of fetting ouc on his Return to Vienna. M. Louis, the $�vifs, Commander of the* Twelve in the Cattle of Verfaiiles, is going to retire j and the Duke de Noailles, who has put another in his room, has referved to him the fame Salary as when in Office. On the 28th paft, M. Rolland, Keeper of the Groves in the Gardens of Verfaiiles,1 feized a Prieft and his Nephew, who lived near the Park, as they were carrying off fome Iron Bars, which they had ftolen from the Iron Gates; and had them committed to the Jail of Verfaiiles, from which they wererei moved, the id inftant to the Prifon of the Officiality here. That Prieft has been long fufpected of ftealing the Lead and Copper Cocks off the Fountains in the Park. Dame Frances Paparel, Wife of M lip-Charles, Marquis de la Fare, Kn" the Order of rhe Golden Fleece, Go of the City and Cattle of Alais and C ;