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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - March 24, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Courant* N� 4/ Ttiefday-j Marfch 24, 1719-30. Tefierday arrived the Mail-due from France. Paris, March 19. N. S. LAST Week M. Moran the Surgeon perform'd che Operation of cutting Madame Le Geats, MotherMn Law to M de Brou, Intendant of Alface, for the Stone. $he continues very ill. 'Tis certain thac the Court will pafs the Whitfun-Holidays at Fontainebleau, and not return to Verfailles till ^ Days before Cerpus.ChriJli, after the O&aves of which Feftival, bis Majefty will let out again for the Caftle of Compiegne, and tarry there about two Months. Qh the 13d inftant there was a grand Conference at Verfailles, between all the Mini-fters of the Powers ally'd by the Treaty of Seville. The fame Day, the Queen found herfelf out of Order at the French Play, occafion'd by her Pregnancy ; whereupon (he went out, arid did not ftay to fee the Entertainment ; but ber Sicknefs went off, without any bad Confequence. The Comptroller-General of the Finances has hired feveral of M. Peletier des Forts's Officers and Domefticks j but M. de Four, heaur, one of his chief Clerks, is cafhier'd. Mademoifelle Le Couvreur, one of the fineft Adr.refTes upon the French Stage, died laft Week, reckon'd worth 160,000 Livres. She has left her Sifter a Contract ot 479 Livres a Year, and 3000 Livres in Ready Money ; but ber Univerfal Legatee is M. d'Argenrat, Coanfellorin the Parliament. They write ftom Caen, that on the 14th Inftant, M. Hallot, Royal Profeffor of Eloquence, and formerly Redror of the Univer-fity there, had made a Publick Oration upon the Birth of the Dauphin; at which the Bi fhop of Bayeux, the Intendant, and chief Perfons of Diftindtion were prefent. The King has nominated M. Cbauvelin, Intendant of Amiens, td be Intendant of Auvergne. M. d'Orfay, Captain of a Cbmpany of Grenadiers in the Regiment of French Guards, died the 26th Inftant; and rtfs Company has been given to M. d'Herhouville, a Captain in the fame Regiment; and M. Boifton, firft Lieutenant, fucceeds the latter in the Command of his Company. The Duke d'Aumont continues indifpofed. Mademoifelle de Corulli, of an ancient Family in Italy, and firft Gentlewomen co the late Dutchefs of Hanover, died laft Week. M. de Savory, Captain of Dragoons in the Regiment of the King, was lately Rilled at his Quarters by another Officer of the fame Regiment, with whom he had fome Difference. The Count de Coraman, Lieutenant Ge-neral of the King's Armies, died here the 2.5 th, aged 85 Years. Letters from Seville, of the 9th Inftant, advife, that the Infante Don Lewis and the Infanta s were fet out thence for the Town of Marchena, and not for Aranjuez as was mentioned in the laft Letters ; and that on the 6th in the Morning their Catholick Ma-jefties, the Prince and Princefs of the Aftu-ria's, the Infantes Don Carlos and Don Philip fet out likewife from Seville for Marchena, where their Ma jetties and their High-riefles were to pafs fome time in a Caftle belonging to the Duke d'Arcos"; Thefe Letters take no Notice of the Court's returning to Madrid. Munich, March 16. N. S. On the. r4th Inftant, arrived here an Exprefs difparched by the General Count Minutti from Venice, with Advice that the Ele&refs Dowager of Bavaria died that Morning at Half an Hour after Two, of a Fever, occafioned by a violent Colick, aged Fifty-four Years, being, born March 4. 1676. Thac Princefs was named Terefa Cunigun-da, and was Daughter to John Sobief* ki, King of Poland. She was married in 1694, to Maximilian-Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria, who died in 1726. Our Elector and Ele&refs, accompanied by the Elector of Cologn, who arrived here the 12 th, and by the Dukes ferdinand and Theodore, were gone (when that Exprefs arrived) to lay the firft Stone for rebuilding that Part of the Palace which was larely burnt, and from thence to Nimphenburgh to Dinner; wbereupon'rhd Count de Terring, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, concealed this unwelcome News till the Evening, when the Electoral Family came back froni ftimphenburg to bear the Father Jefuires Medication, as it rs called ; and after this was done, the Count de Terring delivered General Minutzi's Letter to the Elector. His Electoral Highnefs was fo concerned at the Death of his Mother, that he could not refrain from Tears ; but having a little recovered himfelf, he went in Perfon to acquaint the Elector of Cologn with ir,- who was fo furprized at the News, that he could dot fpeak for fome time; the Death of that Princefs being the more afto-nifhing, becaufe the laft Exprefs from Count Minutzi, (who was .ftnc to Venice by our Elector about three Weeks ago, on ptirpofe to get a true Account of the State of the Electrefs Dowagers Health) brought Advice that her Highnefs was nGt only out of Danger, but was fo well recovered, that the Phyficians had left oft" vifiring her. Berlin, March 18. N. S. The King of PruHia is at prefent at Potfdam; but will come to Town to hear the Propofals of the Englifh and Dutch Minifters ftiorcly expected here. Dxrtmtuih, March zo. Since my laft failed the Amey, of Stockdon, Kirby, with Oats, for London. Remain here the Young Johanna, of Amfterdatm, for Bourdeaux, and the Margatet.of Cork, for Bilboa. Wind S. W. Briftol, March i 1. Yefterday arrived the jofeph and Anna, Alexander Cupples, from Jamaica, after 16 Weeks PafTage. She came out once before, and was taken by a Spantfh Sloop and carried into St. Jago de Cuba, as was inferted in this Paper before j but by the Peace fhe was cleared and failed to Jamaica, and from thence to this Port> it being the firft Inftance of any Ship cleared in thofe Parrs. Deal, March 22. Remain only the A/hby, Pain, for Jamaica; the Rye Galley and Sole-bay ; and all in thy laft, failed this Morning Weft ward, with theCone wood,. Webb; for Lisbon; the Eagle,- Stanton, for Genoa j the Sarah, harper, for the Streigbts j the Loyal Catherine, Brown, for Exon. And this Morning came down and failed thro' the Ann and Elizabeth, Long, for Antigua ; the Lovefy Betty, Marfhall, for Jamaica; the John arid Martha,- Calkin, for Dublin 5 the Afhby being juft now failed, there is no Ship" in the Downs. WindN.W. Gravefend, March xi. Arrived the Mary^ Gering, from Dunkirk; the Tagus, Hughes, from Lisbon j the Snccefe, Dornford, from the Canaries j the Citffter^ Curtis, from St,- Kits j the Sea Nymph, Fofter, from Soutli Carolina; the Barbary, Surley, froiri Ci= rolma. LONDON. Yefterday ended the Affizes held at Guildford for the County of Surrey, when 8 MalefaQors received Sentence of Death, viz. Robeit Ather-ton for Horfe ftealing; Patrick Carr, William Carter, John Goodberry and John Sikes, for the Highway; William Jones and Wildy Yates foi Burglary, add John James for breaking into and robbing of Lambeth Church.-^- Two were burnt in the Hand; and feveral srdered for Tranfportation. Late laft Night Mr. fiardn Thomfbn, who fat ori the Crown Side at the faid Affizes, came to Towfi, A Coachman in going to an Inn at Guildford at the Time of the Affizes, and thinking he could enter the Gateway by ftooping down oni his Coach-box, was fb much crufhed between his Seat and the Top of the Gate, that 3 of his* Ribs were brokem , At the Aflizes at Thetford, 3 tfere convicted: fbr Hoife ftealmg, 2 of whom were reprieved^ and one left for Execution; t , Three received Sentence of Death at Bedford Affizes, who were all left for Execution. Cambridge and Huntingdon Affizes proved what they call Maiden Affizes, none being condemned ; and the ufual Prefents were made by the Sheriffs to the Officers of the Cdurt. To-morrow will be paid at the Pay Office in Broad-ftreer, the Short Allowance Money due to the following of his Majefty's Ships, viz. Ships. Argyle-- ColcBeftr- Hefior Ludlow-Cafile Leopard --:-Lynti Beginning. 13 May 1724 I Dec. Ditto 12 June 1721 1 June 1714 3 May, Ditto 20 Aug 1725 2 May 1 721 19 April 1722 I Ending. 13 March l -'ztf. i^.yn/yi-2j $ l July, Ditto 20 Feb. 1724 4 March, Diti$ 12 Nev. 31 July 1723 29 Jan 1 724; Launcejion ~ Sea korfe - We hear that a Regulation will fhortly be" made in the Curfitots Omce, in reTpeft to theft having but a certain Number of Clerks as Apprentices. Yefterday their Majeffies tried a new Open} Chaife, which was lately made for thefh to tak* the Air in, being very light and eafy; whi�H their Majeffies approved of. , . The fame Morning the Rr. Hon. the Lord Vif-counr Tpwrifhend fet out for his Seat at .'1ayi> ham in Norfolk. The fame Day his Royal Highnefs the Prince of Wales' went about one of the Clock to the Houfe of Peers, and continued the e while five in the Evening, to hear the Debates on the Bill ta' prevent any Perfon lending Money to any Foreign State or Potentate without Licence front his1 Majefty. * His Majefty's Bounty called the RTavmday7 Money, &c being to be diffribufed on ThurP day next to fo many poor Men as hrs Majefty is' Yeais of Age, as alfb to as many old Women as" her Majefty is Yeats of Age, the Tickets were" Yefterday delivered to thofe who are to Receiver tne fame. VOTES of the Houfe of Commons of Ireland; March o. ' AMefTage from the Lords by Dr. Warbtirioii, and Mr. Stephens, that the Lords have agreed1 to an errgrofled Bill fent up by this Houfe, entitled, An A& for the further explaining and amend-, Mg feveral Statutes for prthibiting Under-sheriffs and Sheriffs Clerks from officiating as Sub-Sheriffs ^ or Sheriffs Clerks more than One Tear, and to render mofg tffetlual An Ac? to prevent Fees being taken in certain,. Cafes, and to take aivay the pretended Office of Barony-Clerk, and to oblige Sheriffs to appoint Deputies, for granting the Replevins, and alfofor difcharg-ing of Prifoners unatle to pay iheif Fees, wifhout' any Amendment. Alfo, That the Lords'" have agreed to an engroffaf Bill fent up by this Houfe,? entitled,- An �A&^fpi^fx* plaining and amending an AH^ entitle ' ;