Internet Payments

Secure & Reliable

Your data is encrypted and secure with us.
VeraSafe Security Seal

Daily Courant Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Join us for 7 days to view your results

Enter your details to get started

or Login

What will you discover?

  • 108,666,337 Obituaries
  • 86,129,063 Archives
  • Birth & Marriages
  • Arrests & legal notices
  • And so much more
Issue Date:
Pages Available: 2

About Daily Courant

  • Publication Name: Daily Courant
  • Location: London, Middlesex
  • Pages Available: 3,820
  • Years Available: 1728 - 1833
Learn More About This Newspaper


  • 2.18+ Billion Articles and Growing Everyday!
  • More Than 400 Years of Papers. From 1607 to Today!
  • Articles Covering 50 U.S.States + 22 Other Countries
  • Powerful, Time Saving Search Features!
Explore Your Family History Now

View Sample Pages : Daily Courant, March 28, 1730

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.18+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Daily Courant (Newspaper) - March 28, 1730, London, Middlesex JDaily Coufinf* Satdrday, March 28, 1730. Tejierday arrived the Mail due fi om Holland. Mqfcow, March 9. N. S. IT was formerly obferved, that the Czarina bad fign'd certain Articles which the Privy-Council prefented to her by their Deputies at Mittau, to the following Purpofe : " 1. That her Czarian Majefty " would goverA in concert with the Pnvy-44 Council, a. That (lie would not make 44 War or Peac6 without their Approbation. 44 3. That fhe would not levy Contributions, *' raife Taxes, ordifpofe of any confidefable 44 Offices, without their Confent. 4. That " no Nobleiran fhould be condemned or �* executed, without plain Proof that he de-44 ferved fuch Punifhment. 5. TbatGentle-44 men's Eftares Ihould not be confifcated, * till they were proved guilty of the Crimes 44 laid to their Charge. That the Czarina rt fliould not grant away, or alienate the 44 Cro-vn Lands, without tbe Confent of the " Privy-Council. And 7. That fhe fhould 44 not marry, or nominate her Succeffor, 44 '* ithout the Approbation of the Council. The Privy-Council, the Generals, and Nobility bad fince refolved, as we are told, to offer the following Proposals to her Majefty, vi%. " 1. To erect a Privy Council of 44 21 Members. 2. To form a Senate to 44 confift of 11 Perfons, who fhould take 44 Care cf divers Affairs for the Eafe of the ** Privy-Council. 3. That fuch as ftood 44 Candidates for Members of the Privy* 44 Council, ortheSenate, or to be Governors " or Prefidents of the refpeclive Colleges, 44 fhould draw Lot?, being firft recommended 44 by the Generals and Nobility ; the Num-44 ber of thofe that drew Lots, not to exceed " 100, among whom there fhould not be more 44 than two in a Family. 4. That in this 44 Refufalof more than two in a^Family into 44 the Council or Senate, there fliould be a *4 Saving, reverthelefs, to thofe that are al-44 ready Members of the fame. 5. That 41 the Privy-Council and Senate fhould de-*' liberate in Conjunction with the Generals 44 and Nobility in the Affairs of the greateft 44 Importance ; as in the Amending or Re-*' newing of tbe Old Laws, and in the 44 Making of New. 6. To find out fome 44 Expedients for engaging the Nobility to 41 enter into the Service ; not to force any ,f Perfon into tbe Service, nor oblige Gentle-44 men to turn Seamen, or to learn Trades 44 againft their Will. 7. To eafe tbe Clergy 41 and BurgefTes about tbe Quartering of *' Soldiers, and likewife the Peafants in tBe 44 Article of Contributions. 8. To make a 44 Regulation touching the Promotion and *e Payment of the Troops, that they may 44 be exactly paid at proper Seafons. 9. 4t As for Primogeniture with refpedt to 44 the Succeffion of the Empire, the fame 4< fliould be taken into Confide ration the 44 firft Opportunity." But Yefterday Morning, Field-Marfhal Ttubetzoy, and Knees Alexis Czerkaski, a Senator, follow'd by 396 Gentlemen, wenc to the Palace, and defired that the Czarina would Voucbfafe to hear what rbey had to offer. HerCzarian Majefty fent immediately cd tell the Privy-Council, and to order their Attendance in the Great Hall of Audience. At the fame time, fhe commanded Lieutenant-Colonel Soltickow of the Guards, to take Care to prevent-all Diforders; whereupon that Gentleman doubled the Guards, and fecured all the Polls and Avenues. As foon as the Members of the Privy-Council were aflembled in the Hall of Audience, the Czarina mounted the Throne, and ordered the Captain of the Guard upon Duty to ob-ferve no Orders but luch as he fhould receive from Lieutenant Colonel ioitickow : Which being done, Field-Marlnal Trubetzkoy came in, with all his Retinue, and prefented a Memorial to tbe Czarina, containing in Siib-ftance, 44 That foralmuch as there were le-" veral things in the Articles her Czarian 44 Majefty had fign'd, which might be pre-" judicial to tbe Empire, they begg'd her 44 Czarian Majefty would permit them to take 4; into farcher Consideration the Form of the " future Government; "' which the Czarina granted ; and added, that fhe dc-fired to bear tbe Refult of their Deliberations the fame Dayt Her Czarian Majefty kept the Mem bers of the Privy-Council at Dinner; after whicb, Field Marftial Trubetskoy enter'd the Hall of Audience again with all the Gentlemen, and told her Majefty, 14 That after 44 having maturely coniidered of it, they bad 41 come to a Refolution, that the Monarchi 44 cal Government was the only one that 44 fuited the Ru'ifian Empire j and therefore 44 they intreated her Czarian Majefty to be " pleafed to accept of rhe entire Sovereignty, 44 with the fame Authority as it was enjoy'd 44 by her Predeceifors." Whereupon the Czarina anfwer'd him, 44 That it was her 44 Intention to govern her Subjects in Peace 44 and Juftice; but that as fhe had figned 44 fome Articles, fhe would willingly know, 4* whether, tbe Privy-Council woold cOnfenc 44 to her Acceptance of what her'People of-44 fer'd her." The Members of the Council having intimated their Confent, by bowing their Heads, the Czarina accepted of the Sovereignty, and commanded the.Chancellor to bring the Articles fhe had fign'd ; which being done, they were cancell'd before them. Afterwards her Czarian Majefty made a molt gracious Speech, promifing, among other things, 4t That fhe wou'd be a True Mother *' of her Country, and do all the Favours 44.file could to her Subjects." Laftly, fne fent for General Jagozinski, and return'd him bis Sword and the Enfigns of his Order. That Princefs has fince received the Compliments of Congratulation of ill the Foreign Minifters upon this Occafion. Her Czarian Majefty has fign'd and dif-patched an Order for the March of the 30,000 Men promifed the Emperor. She has appointed the fame Regiments tbat the late Czarina Katberine defigned for the Afilftance of his Imperial Majefty ; and they are to be commanded by General LeHie, a Native of Ireland. Vienna, March iz. N. S. Yefterday tbe Count de Kufftein fee out for Menrz, to execute an Imperial Commiffion there, and at feveral other Courts of Germany. Tbe Em peror will moreover fend a Decree forthwith to Ratisbon, to be laid before the Dyet of the Empire, upon, the prefent Situation of Affairs. On Saturday, the Court fent back to London the Exprefs they lately received from" thence, and charged him with fome Difpatcbes fdr Count Kiriskij Ambaffador of his Imperial Majefty at Paris. The fecond Body of Troops defign'd for Lombardy and Calabria, are actually on their March; and upon the z8th Inftanr, 8 more Battalions-, 4 Companies of Grenadiers, and ^Squadrdhs will be order'd to march thither from Hunw gary. Meffieurs Maratbi and Santonati have undertaken to tranfport the Imperial Troops defigned for Calabria, from Fihrrie to Rcg-gio, at the Rate of 4 Florins per Man. The Body of Mufcoyites, that is to enter into ihe Emperor's Service, confifts of 2k,000 Fbori v and 9606 Hurle. T&oie Troops are to rendezvous in tbe Ukraine, upon tbe Frontiers of Podolia, whence they are to march, iii cafe of Need, through Poland' to Tianfil-Vauia and Hungary; _ , /{.itijlHfo, March 17. N. Si Yefterday; the College of Electors re/olved to fend three Engineers to Philipst?arg and Kehl j namelyj one of the Emperor'*,-another ot the King. Pruifia's, and the third of, the Elector oF * Mentz's, to examine the Fortifications of thofe two Places, and make their Report td the L-yer. Tbat Refo'unon was approved by the two other Colleges ; and an Exprelli is to go to Vienna, to communicate the lathe to his Imperial Majefty. 1 bis Day, an Imperial Decree was laid before the Dyet b� the rrhpife, in relation to tbe Treaty of" Seville, and particularly thit Part of it whieii regards the Fiefs of tbe Empire in Italy. ., Berlin, March 29. N. S. The King is ftUl at Potldatn, and the Queen grows better and better. We expect with Impatience the Arri� val of the Minifters of Great Britain and HoIS land ; and hope the Propofals they are charged with will remove the Difficulties that have hitherto obftructed theSuccefsof the NegotiS arions of the Congrefs of Brunfwick j ?hatthe� may afferwards proceed to the entire Reftl-tudon of a %obsd Harmony between thei� Brirannicfc and Pruifian Majctries; ard wi flatter our felves, thar all this may be accompli fli'd before the End of next Mcnrh. ThS King has given Colonel Kleift the Regimehc vacant by the Death of General LobeH; The' Couhtefs bf Flemming, Wife to the Count de Lynar; Envoy-Extraordinary of Saxony,died ftiddenly tbe 24th Inftant, a^ed 10 Years. We have been furpn.zed to fee inferted in fome Foreign News-Pa peri, id Account of the Seizing of fothe Hano'veriari Soldiers by tbe Pruifians near Minden. Tba^ News is entirely falle, and invented in all its Circumftances, there having been nofucfi Seizure, eiiher with or without the KnovV^ ledge of the Court, rirhfterdam, April 3. N. S. They Write! from Hanover, tbat Sir Charles Hothafil. ind Baron Ginkel, Minifters of th"e Ring of Great Britain and their High Mightineflety arrived there the 28th paft, and fent an Ex-prefs to Berlin the fame Day ; who being rH turn'd, they fet out the 31 ft for the Court 61 Prulfia. It is written from Drefden, that the King of Poland's Departure for Fradfta� was fix'd for tbe 15 th Inftant. Fa/mduth, March 23. This Day' arrived* the Cornwal, Skinner, ,for Gefioq, and the Bedwel, Wade, for Venice, both of a'ntl from Londoh ; the Greenftead, Rice,' wi!8 Groceries, for Venice. Wind N. W. . Dartmouth, March 24. Vefterday cime bac^ the Elizabeth of ttiis Place, Andrew Coop'erj bound for Newfoundland, haying been aj bout t co Leagues to the Weft ward, was fore a back to Weymouth by a violent Stqrro, iti which be received much Damage and loft | Men. Came in the Happy Return; of and for this Place, Matthews, from Holland, bac Jaft from Southampton. Sailed the Young Johanna, of Amfterdam, for Bourdeaux, add the James, of Dublin, from Sherraht; Batti-ford, for Dunkirk; v Plymouth, March 24* This Day came in! the Don Carlo's, of tfiis P'lace, Th from Oporto; the Anne, Mackre!; foundland"; .t&e Supply, RanJal, i land ; the Content, Hume, for the Fanny, Giks< foe Lisbon 3 th ;