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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - March 12, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Goufant* Thurftiayj March ii5 1719-30. Naples, February 25. N. S. ON Tburfday laft, as Signor Pofitahi was preparing to fet ouc for his Bi-fhoprick of Salerno, he was taken very ill, and is not yet out of Danger. On Wednefday and Yefterday our Viceroy gave a great Ball in the Palace, for which atlcaft 760 Tickets were iflued out. Home, February 25. N. S. In the Night between Saturday and Sunday laft, the Pope found himfelf very ill of a Catarrh, accompa-ny'd with a Fever. The Phyfician Gianelli having been call'd in gave him a Cordial; upon which his Holinefs refted pretty well the reft of the Night, The next Day, after a Confu!:ation otthe Phyfieians, it was refolded to go on with the fame Remedy, which had �all the Succefs that could be expected. The Pope heard Mafs in his Chamber that Day. On Monday his Holinefs found himfelf lb well, that he was fhaved j he faid his Prayers as ufual, and would have got up about his Bufinefs, if the Phyfieians had not obliged him to keep his Bed. On Tuefday, his Holinefs grew worfe j notwitbftanding which, he fent for the Cardinals to hold a Confiftory; but the Old Father died at Four o* Clock the fame Afternoon^ before their Eminencies were met. The Death of fo good a Pontiff is univerfally lamented. Benedict XIIJ. was born February z, 1649, He was a Son of Ferdinand Orfini, Tenth Duke de Gravina, Prince de Solafra and Villara, Count de Muro, &c. and of Jane de Frangipanis della Tolfa, Daughter to the Duke de Gruaao. He took the Habit of the Dominican Fryars, at Venice, Auguft iz, 16675 was made a Cardinal February zz, 1672; Bifhop of Si-ponte in 1675, ofCefena in 1680; and Archbifhop of Benevento in 1686. He was chofen Pope, May 29, 1724. Two Days ago, his Holinefs's Corpfe was embalmed, and carried in Proce/Tion to St. Peter's Church, where it will be expofed 3 Days. As foon as the Pope was dead, the Foreign Mioifters Tent ExprefTes to carry the News to their re-fpe&ive Courts. Letters were alfo difpatch'd from the Secretary's Office, to invite the Foreign Cardinals to came to the Conclave, and aifift at the Ele&ion of a new Pope. Florence, Feb. 25 . N. S. On Wednesday laft, Father Afcanio, who is charged with the Affairs of Spain at this Court, received an Exprefs from Rome, with Difpatches from Cardinal Bentivoglio. The fame Day, another Exprefs brought Advice of the Death of Pope Bennet XIII. The Great Duke continues to give Audience to his Minifters, with whom he confers about the Affairs of the prefent Juncture. Signor de Monremagni, Secretary of State, is indifpofed. The Mer-quis Capponi is gone to Rome, to fee his Uncle the new Cardinal Salviari. Milan, Feb. 25, N. S. The Imperial Troops, which are expe&ed here from Ger. many, are to rendezvous in the Mantuan, in order to proceed from thence to Tufcany, to coyer that Dutchy, and to oppofe the Introduction of Foreign Troops,. They are to do the fame thing with regard to the Dutchy of Parma. Orders are a&ually ifTued for getting Provifions and Forrage ready for thole Troops. Men likewife talk of getting a Train of Artillery ready. Vienna, March 4. N. S. The Emperor continues to hold frequent Councils almoft every Day, and private Conferences with his Minifters. Cardinal CoIIonitfch, Archbifhop of this City, will fee out the 14th Jnftant for Rome, to aflfift in the Conclave. The Cardinals de Schrotenbath, Clacfci, Althan, Sinzendorff, Schonborn and BofTu of Alface, have likewife received Orders to repair thither ; and each Cardihal receives* on this Oc- Yefterday, fome leaving their Anchors behind them. This Day came down the An-tilope, Morris, for Lisbon ; the Eagle. Dorn ford, and the Ruffel, Bailey, both for New-England j the Bedwell, Jonesj for Venice. cafion, 12,000 Florins out of the Imperial Laft Night arrived the Dragon, Clark; from Treafury, to defray the Expence of his Journey. M. d'Eyerfperg, Major of Temef-waer, is made Governor of Orfova, The Prince of Saxe Gotha^ who has been here fome time, is to let out forthwith to join his Regiment in Garrifon at Naples. Brunfvoicl^, March 9. N. S. Yefterday be- Hamburgh ; ing the Anniverfary of the Duke of Wolfem-buttel's Birth-Day, when he entred into the 69rh Year of bis Age, his Highnefs received the Compliments of all the Nobility and Gentry upon that Occafion ; and the Court, which is in Mourning for the Death of the Czar of Mulcovy, left it off for that Day, to fet the greater Luftre upon the magnificent Feaft and Ball which his Highnefs gave, and which lafted very late in the Night. According to our Advices from Hanover, the Pruflians have lately feized, and carried off from the Neighbourhood of Minden, 23 Men with all their Accoutrements, under Pretence that they were Pruflnn Recruits. Hanover, March 30. N. S. The prefent Situation of Affairs keeps our Miniftry in a continual Hurry ; but their Deliberations are kept fo very fecret, that they are not to be penetrated ; and therefore, all the Rumours that have been fpread concerning them, had no other Foundation than meer Guels-work. Mean while, we have heard, to our Very great Surprize, that the Pruflians have newly raifed, or carried off by Force, 23 of our Subjects, Soldiers and others. This new A& of Violence is* the more aftooifhing, be-caufe it will entirely break off the Conferences at Brunfwick, and render the Endeavours of the Princes Mediators ufe-lefs. We long to hear after what manner our Sovereign the King of Great Bri-will refent this Step. 'Tis confidently Leghorn. The Homeward bound are alt failed. Wind S. W. Grave/end, March 10; Arrived the Three Sifters, Finch, from Rotterdam; the Golden Kettle, Frederick, from Holftein  the Unity*' Cafon, and the Mary, Wormes, both from the Wunegunda, Ingharow, from Bremen ; the Armanes, Johnfon, and the Lady Ann Elizabeth, Outman, from An*; fterdam. LOUDON. S o'clock in the Evening Quaker, who is a Cloth-Hog-Lane, returning in On TnefJay about Mr. John CardeJI, a worker and Napper u , 0 home f om Tokenhoufe-Yard, as he was paffing under the Righr-hand Poftern going into Moor-Fields, a Fellow came behind him; ftiov'd him down, and then fell on him and immediately rifled his Pockers on the left Side, and then ftabb'd him on the other to make him tarn : He robb'dhimof 1001. 15s. 10 d. half-penny, and1* Notes to the amount of 62 1. and tne Chain 6 his Watch, not being able to get the Watch out* fome Perfons being feen coming that way. This Day is held the 4th and laft General Seal in Chancery after Hilary Term. On Tuefday Night died Mr. Horner, Maftet of the Baptitt-Head Tavern in Chancery-Lane. This Day will be held a General Council at St James's, on fome Bills lately tranfautted from Ireland. Yefterday the Serjeants and Corporals of th� Third Regiment of Foot Ginrds were exercifed and reviewed, by the Field Officers of the faid Regiment, in the Privy Gardens, Whitehall. The Lord Forbes^ who is appointed Governor of the Leeward Wands, and has been for fome time dangeroufly indifpofed, is now on the mending hand, and will in a ftiort time fet out foe his Government there. tain will relent ttiis 5tep. " Its conhdently Watkins William Wind, Efq; who has been reported, (and believed by moft of our Po- alfo greatly indifpofed, is much berter. lincians; that the King of Pruffia knows We bear that a Regulation will be made in nothing of it; and that his Majefty will not Kfpeft to the Engroflers of Coals, to prevent fail to curb the Infolence of his Recruiting OfficerSj and command them to fet the faid 23 Men at Liberty immediately. Two Days ago, an Exprefs from London went through this Place for Berlin. Yefterday a Great Council was again held here. Falmouth, March 7. On the $th put in .the William, Winter, ana the Robert and fenny, Pratt, both of and from Topfham, for New England. On the 6th arrived the Hanover Packet, Capt; Osburn, in \z Days from Lisbon. Sailed the Philippa, Osb'utn, the Unicorn, Pulkinhorn, and the Weft Country Traveller, all 3 with Tin for London. -WindW. S.W. Dartm$uth, March 8. Yefterday came in here two Veffels from Falmouth, with Tin for London, and one from Pool bound to Newfoundland, their Names, See. in my next, This Day failed the Providence^ of Biddeford, from thence, with Tobacco, for Diep. WiadW. Deal, March 10'. Remains his Majefty's Ship the Rye Galley, alfo the Friends Adventure, Moor, for Guinea; the Content, Hume, for Maryland ; the Shelburn, Cowel, for Jamaica j the Surat Merchant, Jones, for St. Kits; the Mary, Howgate, from Rotterdam, for Pool, and two Hamburgers; all pthejs with the Role Man of $�an, failed their exhautting the Price thereof, which has been fo heavy a Burden on the Inhabitants of the Cities of London and Weftminfter. On Tuefday Night laft, about o o' Clock a Perfon coming to London, was let upon by % Foot-pads near Kenfington Gravel-pits, and robbed of 15 s. in Money, a Pair of Silver Buckles, and \ Cane, with which he refilled, till over-powered, when they beat him barbaroufly. very A VOTES of the Houfe of Commons of Ireland February 44. Bill, Entitled, An Atl for the more effe&ual preventing and further Punipment ef Forgery y Perjury, and Subornation of Perjury, and to make it Felony to [leal Bonds, Kotes, or other Securities for Payment of Money, and for the more effectual tvanjporting Felons, Vagabonds, aed others, was prefented to the Houfe and read the firft Time, and ordered to be read a fecond Time to Morrow MOrning. Refolved, Nem. Con. That an humble Addrels be prefented to his Majefty, to congratulate him upon the Happy Succefs of the Negotiations with Spain, and to return his Majefty our moft fincere Thanks for his unwearied Care for the. Welfare and Profperity of his People upon tixis6 and all other Occafions. Ordered, That a Committee be appointed to draw up an Addreft upon the faid Refolutionj be prefented to his Majefiy. And a Committee was appointed^ ingly, ;