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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - March 13, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Courant. Friday, March 13, 1719-30. Amftcrdam, March 1 c. N. S. ftte fee fjere the following Copy of a Letter from the Dty of Algiers to their High Migbti-neffes the States-General. cc f � oar Friends the States-Ge-I " neral of the United Provin- ^ " ces, whom may the Almighty *' vouchfafe to nuke ftill " Greater, and grant them Salvation unto " the End ! After our Loving Compliments, *' and our Prayers for you, we inform our " (elves of your Health j and we pray the " Great God to give us all, that which is " neceflary for us 5 and that our Peace and "Friendfhip may be eternal. Dear Friends, we " give you to underftand, that two of our "Ships which went out a Cruizing this. " Year, met upon the Sea two of your '* Merchant Ships calfd Flutes, and two *' Fregates, provided with Old Pafports: *' The Captains of our Privateers not being " well inform'd when they fail'd out of '* Porr, fent them thro" Ignorance hither ; *' but as foon as they were return'd, we re-" primanded them for the fame, and told " them that they ought to know, that all ** Hollanders, returning from Turky, the *' Indies, or elfewhere, might freely return ** to Holland, with their old Pafports, " during fix Months j but that fuch as ** came dire&Ly from Holland, ought to ** be furnifh'd with new Pafports. They �* anfwer'd us, that we had not given them ** fo plain Instructions as we might in that *' refpe&. Whereupon we give you to un-" derftand, that we fenc for the Captains of " your Merchant-Ships to come to us, and " ask'd them, whether the Money and other �� Effects taken from them had been tefto-*' ftored : They anfwer'd, Yes; and we ** made them fign the Receipts hereunto an-�' nex'd, which we fend you, that you may " know our good Intentions, and to prevenc " your being troubled with any Complaints �' on the part of the faid Captains. Laftly, �� Dear Friends, when it fhall pleafe God " that you fend us the Mafts promifed us in *' your Name, we earneftly defire you to *' add to them 4 Pumps and 8 Anchors, of " the fame Sort and Quality which the *' Conful your Slave, has promifed us to de-* fcribe to you. We pray the Almighty " that our Peace may be eternal, and may " be fpent in Friendfhip and Affe&ion, Amen, *' &c. In the Year of our Prophet 1147, " the 14th of Gemafie Ouwel, or Decem-41 ber 1729- Cleves, March 14. N. S. Letters from Mofcow advife, that the Duke of Liria, Am* baffador of the King of Spajn, had put off bis Departure for fome Weeks, partly be-caufe the Roads were unpaflab.'e, and partly becaufe he was in hopes of carrying his Point, now tbar there is a Change of the Government. f-We^el, March 15. K. % We hear the Dutch Camp, that is to be form'd near Ni-meguen, will be fnrnifhed with a good Train of Artillery. They write from Berlin, that the King of Pruffia and the Prince Royal arrived there the 1 oth from Potfdam, to honour the Marriage of Lieutenant-Ge-neral Grumbkow's two Daughters with their Prefence. Count Flemming marries one of thofe Ladies; and the Baron Van Plato, a Member of his Majefty s Privy-Council, the other. Venice, March 4. N. S. On the 1 ft Infant Signor Srampa, Apoftolical Nuncio, ^vent' in Ceremony to the Senate Houfe, to Qttfy to our Doge the Death of Benedict XIII. Sovereign Pontiff; upon which Occa-fion the Bells have been tolled here for three Days fuccefltvely. Signer Pietro Zen, Procurator of Sr. xMark, died here the 25 th of laft Month, in the 60th Year of his Age. The fame Day the 7 Merchant Ships bound for the Levant, put to Sea with a fair Wind. Drefden, March 5. N. S. The King of Pruffia, who fet our hence the a 5 th of February, dined that Day at Coidorff, feven Leagues off, upon the Road to Wirtemberg ; where his Majefty was ferved by the Officers of the King of Poland's Kitchen End Cellar, who were fent thither by his Order the Night 'before* There is handed about here, the following Defcription of the Camp that is to be form'd next May within a League of Muhlberg. There is built, among other things, upon an Eminence, (in the Place where flood the Parifli Mill of Glaubnitz, which is pull'd down) a Palace for the King, from which his Majefty may fee the.whole Army. At fome Diftance off, there is a Palace built likewife for the General Count Wackerbarrh ; and between thefe two Palaces are planted Ninety Pieces of Cannon. Several Lodges are likewife built there, and among them one 100 Yards long, and 24 broad, and another wherein are the Ovens. The neceflary Precautions are moreover taken to keep the Camp clean, and free from all manner of Filth and Naftinefs. There are in the Camp 8 Pyramids 18 Yards high, each of which coft 800 Rixdollars. There is ro be a ninth of Copper, which the King of Pruffia will fend, with the Crowns of Poland and Pruffia upon it. The fine Statue of the King on Horfeback, which coft above 60,000 Rixdollars, is to be placed at the Head of the Army. A Bridge is built over the Elbe, near the Village of Ruffe n, where a curious Firework is to be play'd off. Ic is computed, that this Camp will ftand the King in above 1 Millions of Florins. As his Majefty has refolved to review his Troops every Year in the fame Place, the Buildings are to be left ftanding juft as they are. Pan's, March 10. N. S. The Arret of the King's Council of State, prohibiting the Traffick in our India Company's Actions, is as follows, vi%. THE King being inform'd, that the Traffick in Actions of the India-Company, which is carry'd on by Sale with Premio's or Pofkive Bargain, has occafion'd fevera' ufurous and unlawful Contracts, againft which his Majefty wou'd willingly provide. And having heard the Report of M. Le Pelitier, Counfellor in Ordinary in the Royal Council, Comptroller General of the Finances ; His Majefty being in bis Council, has moft exprefly prohibited and forbid all Perfons, of what Quality or Condition foever they be, to make any Contract for the future to deliver or take Actions of the India Company at a certain Time, under the Notion of Premio, firm Bargain, or otherwife, upon pain of rendring iucb Contracts null, and Forfeiture of 3000 Livres both for the Buyer and Seller. It is his Majefty's Pleafure, that no Sale be hereafter made of the faid Actions, without actually delivering them, and receiving the Value in Money. His Majefty farther ordains, that the Contracts hitherto made either with Premio's, or by way of firm Bargainv or otherwife, not being yet perform'd, do remain null and diffolved ; and that con- ti (� tt <( tt it tt tt tt tt  � it tt tt It tt tt tt tt (' tt tt It tt ft tt tt tt tt tt tt it tt ft tc tt tt it .� tt tt ti tt ft it tt tt tt it tt tt f. fequently the Proprietors of the Actions fold with Premio's may not take them from the Depofir, without paying the Buyer either in Money or in Actions, at the Market-Price they were fold for ; the Day of the Publication of thefe Prefents, the Sums they received on Account of the faid Premie's. And with regard to the Sales made by way of firm Bargain, the Buyers and Sellers fhall reflectively withdraw the Actions they have depofitcd. His Majefty; ordains, thar the prefenr Arret fhall be publifh'd, and afEx'd, where-ever it fhall be needful, and put in Execution according to its Form and Tenour, all Oppofi^ tion or Impediments whatfoever notwith-! ftanding ; of which, if any fhould happen his Majefty referves the Cognizance to himfelf, and forbids all his Courts and other Judges to take Cognizance of the fame. Done in the Kjng's Council of State} his Majefty being frefent, held at Verfailles the itb Day of March 1730. Sign'd PHELYPEAUX: Dealt March ill The Rye Galley and Outward-bound mentioned in my laft to re-) main, are ftill here ; alfo Albany, Bryant;1 for New-York; the Ann, Marfhal), for Newfoundland; the Prefton, Hallam, foe Lisbon. Yefterday arrived the Don Carlos,,' Clarke, from the Canaries. Wind W. S. W. LONDON. Yefterday the Body of Richard Walters, who was drowned fome Weeks ago in paffing through London-bridge, was taken up at Wapping New Stairs. The fame Day one William Kitchen was committed to Newgate by Juftice Philips, for breaking into the Warehoufe of Mrs. Fairbrothcr, and ftealing thence 300 Weight di Tobacco. As were likewife George Hart and Thomas Chidom for aflaulting James Oxendon in the Street, and taking from him a Weather Glafs. One Carroll, a private Centinel in the Third Regiment of Foot Guards, who laft Friday was whipt for abufing his Officer and a Juftice of the Peace, was Yefterday drumm'd out of the Regiment with a Halter about his Neck. When the Drums had left him at the Admiralty Gate, the Serjeant of the Company went to take the faid Halter off his Neck, according to the ufual Cu-ftom ; but Carroll refufed to let him do it, fwear-iog it was his Right, and that he would have ir, and accordingly went away with it. We hear that the Lord Bilhop of London intends in a fhort time to make a Vifitation through his whole Diocefe. . The Hon. Price Devereux-, Efq; Son and Heir Apparent to the Lord Vifcount Hereford, and Knight of the Shire-for the County of Montgomery, lies dangeroufly ill at his Lodgings in Bow-ftreer, Covent Garden. We hear that there is in the Savoy the full Compliment of Recruits for Anapolis Royal, Which are to embark on board the next Ship that is bound for the aforefaid Plantation. VOTES of the Houfe of Commons of Ireland: February 26. MR. Speaker reported, that this Houfe did Yefterday attend his Excellency the Lord Lieutenanr at the Caftle, with the Addrefs of this Houfe to his Majefty, which Addtefs is as follows, 7b the Kir.g's moft Excellent Majefty. The Humble Addrefs of the Knights, Citizens, and Burgeffes in Parliament affembled. Moft Gracious Sovereign, WE your "Majelty's moft dutiful and Ioya� SubjecTs the Commons of Ireland in Parlia ment affembled, beg Leave to congratulate your Majefty upon the happy Conclufion of an abfo-^ lute Peace with Spain, A Peace! of which, we doubc ;