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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - March 17, 1730, London, Middlesex Tuefflay, March 17, 1749-30. Path, March ax. N. S. ON the i6ch Inftanr, the Count de Pontchartrain gave a great Ba(l in his Hotel. On the 18th, Count Kinski, the Empe. rot's Mimfter at this Court, made a grand Feaft a!fo, followed with a Ball, at which Madame Cbauvelin, the Keeper of the Seals Lady, performed the Honours ; i. e. receiv'd and entertaiu'd the Company. The Marlhal d'Uxelles continues very ill of a Cold. Toe Count d'Avejan is very much indHpo-fed ; but the Marquis de Rothelin is thought to be out of Danger of the Amputation lately made of his Thigh. The Court has refolved that the States of Bretagne (hall meet this Year in the City of Rennes; where they will hold their AflTem-bly accordingly, coward the Clofe of September next. The Count de Clermont, Brother to the Duke of Bourbon, is recovering from the Meafles. The Court has approved of the Project for making a Canal from St. Denys to this City. The Abbots de Sr. Simon and de Cherct fet out laft Week for Rome. There has been a remarkable Difpute be" Tween the Curate of St. Sulpice and the Curare of St. Roch, about M. de Jonfac's Daughter newly married to the Count de Telliers. The Curate of St. Roch pretended, that the faid Lady living in his Parifh, her Marriage ought co be enter'd in his Regifter: But the Curate of-Sr. Sulpice infilled, Thai rtie Lady living at her Uncle the Prefideni Hainault's only occafionally, her lawfnl Habitation was (till at M. de Jonfac's, her Fa ther's. The Caufe was determined in Fa vour-of the Curate of St. Sulpice. Letters from Seville, of the id Inftant, ac ;vife, that the Foxes, Wild Cats, and other Animals killed by their Majefties and their Highnefles, during their ReGdence at Caftel- blanco, had fuch fine Skint, that it was thought worth the; while to fend them t� Paris, to be drafted after the Nature of fir-mine. Their Catholick Majefties and their Highnefles were upon the point of fetting out frtttn Seville for Marcheria, a Town belonging to the Duke d'Arcos, where their Majefties and their Highnefles defigned to make feme Stay, to take the Diveriion of Hunting, there being great Plenty of Game in all that Neighbourhood. They bad received Advice from Cadiz, that upon the tid paft, the 2v". S. de Us An-guftias arrived there from Vera Cruz, whence fhe fet fail thezid of December laft, with. Advice that the Squadron commanded by the Marquis Mari was fafely arrived at Vera Cruz 5 and that it was like ly there would be a good Fair, the European Merchandises being very fcarce throughout New Spain. Yefterday arrived the Mail due /row Holland. Mofcow, "February 13. N. S. Yefterday the Corpfe of the late Czar Peter II. was de-pofited in the Imperial Vault in St. Michael's Church 5 and a particular Account of that Ceremony fs order'd to be publifhed. The new Czarina is arrived in good Health in the Imperial Convene at Tzellewitza near this City, into which fhe will make her poblick Entry in a Day or two: An Order has been publifhed for regulating the Mourning; and *Ua. u�c heen communicated to the Fo- ,1U1 ^4 nrmiery Hortes, at the Kate 01 71 Florins each. Baron Rodr, Governor of Kehl, has fent hither a Projetft for ...putting in a very little Time ; which has been approved and feht back, wich Atiurances that he (hail be furnifiied wich the necefTary Sums for that Purpofe. Naples, Feb. 28. N. S. On Saturday Night laft died here James Lord Marquis of An-nandale ; and his Body is embalmed, in order to be fent to Scotland, to be interred among his Anceftors. On Saturday and Sunday two Companies of Foot marched hence, wah their Officers at their Head, for Manfredonia to meet the Imperial Troops expected there from Auftria. Men work Night and Day in our Arfenal, to finillifuch of the Artillery as require it, with new Carriages, moft of che Cannon in this Kingdom lying upon the Ground. We were not a little furprized to fee Signor Cofcia appear before the Collateral Council Yefterday for the firft time, to prefent to them bis Bull for the fat Bifhoprick of Meifi, to be regiftered and acknowledged, though it is at leaft three Years fince the Pope gave it him ; and now in all Likelihood the faid Council will make no great Hafte 10 gratify him. ^pme, March 4. N. S. The Mobb have" fince my laft broke the Windows of fbme Palaces, and threatened to pull them down 5 but were prevented by the Soldiery, Mean time the Cardinals Cofcia and Fini^ and Duke Perelli are fled for Safety. Vienna, March 11. N. S. Yefterday 6 or 7 Expreffes were difpatched to the Hereditary Countries, with the Emperor's politive Orders for all the Troops which compofe the fecond petachment defigned for Italy to break up immediately, and make us much Expedition as the Seafon of the Year will permit. Thole ordered to Naples, where we feem moft apprehenfive of an Attack, are to take the Road to Fiume, and fo pafs over by Sea to Calabria; and the Viceroy of Naples has receiv'd the Emperor's Command to fee that the Coafts of the faid Kingdom be well guarded, and to aflift the Viceroy of Sicily, if any Attempt fhould be made upon the Coafts of that Ifland. Copenhagen, March 18. N. S. Two Days ,ago there was a General Court of the new China Company, who met in the Prince-Royal's Palaee, and chofe eight Directors, a Secretary, and feveral Afleflors : And it has been refolved to fit our a large Ship with all fpeed, for which there is already the Sum of ioo,oco Rixdoliars in Bank; but we are af* fured there will be no farther Subfcription taken in. Bon, March, 10. N. S. This Afternoon we received Advice from Venice, that the Eleclorefs Dowager of Bavaria died in the Night between the 1 oth and 11 ch Inftant. Falmouth, March 11. Tuefday laft put in here the Friend fhip, of and from Topfham, Kellway, and the Mary, of and from ditto, Andrews, both from Bofton; the Kneb-worth, of Chefter, Brock, from Rotterdam, for Marfeilles, and the Two Brothers of Tin-montb'. Wells, from Guernfey, for New� foundland. Yefterday came in the Killegrew, of and from Topfham, Coffin, for New-England ; the Phoenix, of London, Ports, from Hamburgh, for Cadiz ; the $omerlet� of and from Topfham, for Newfoundland* and the Two Brothers, of and from Ditto* that Fortrefs into a good Fofture of Defence Robert Howard, for Ditto; alfo the Mary, ;�' - "oft ;