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 30, 1730

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.18+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Daily Courant (Newspaper) - March 30, 1730, London, Middlesex Daily Goui^anti Monday, March 30, 1730. N�, 838i" .ruc gentlewoman won ... _ . \_ Cloatbs to pay her Refpe&s to Mcfdamesde France. Her Husband, who was converted fome time before, was very inftrutnental in bringing her over. On tbe 30th, the Cardinal de Fleury gave a grand Entertaiment, at his Seat of Iffy, to all the Minifters of the Powers ally'd by the Treaty of Seville; and in the Afternoon they held an extraordinary Conference. The Queen is not to go to Fontainbleaii tiir a Week after the King ; and her Majefty is to be let Blood once more before file begins that Journey. The Marfhal de Bezons is very ill of a Bleeding at the Nofe, vvhich has very muefc impair'd his Eyefight. The Marfhal d'Huxelles continues ten jnuch indifpofed. The Actions are about 980 Livres.' Letters from Madrid, of the itft 0. March, advife, that the Court fet oat frorfi This Morning fome of the Clerks of the Navy fet ouc for Portfmouch, with the Money and Books to pay off the Company of his Majefty's Ship the Loweftoff to the 51ft of December laft,, now lying at Spithead ; Toon after which ic will proceed to its Station at New-York. Laft Night the Corpfe of Col, Lee W33 inrer~ red in a Vault in the New Church in the Strand. Yefterday Morning, an ancient Woman- in S>. Giles's ih the Field's Work-houfe hang'd herfelf; but being efpy'd by fome others of the Poof there, Ihe was cut down before flie was quite dead, and by proper Methods being taken, was brought to her Senfes again. .., On Saturday laft Francis Winbolf, V/illiahi Stewart, and one Piggot of Guildford, were whipt at the Cart's Tail from St. Margaret's HilJ to St. George's Church, Southw,uk, purfuant to" their Sentence at the laft Affizes a: Guildford. We hear from Invernefs in Scotland that a Lieutenant in Montague's R.egimenr being drink-ing with a GentlemaD, bid him 50 Guineas fos his Wife; to which rhe Gentleman agreed, 2nd took 10 Guineas in Parr as Earneft: But having fince refufed to deliver her, and the Lieutenant infilling on his Bargain, this Affair is to be tried at the next Affizes for Invernefs. Philadelphia, CBoler 20. 1729. ON Monday, OBober 30. his Honour, fiiu Ge-vernor, fet ^out from Philadelphia fo; Sew-cafile, to meet the Affembly of the Three Lower Counties. The Gentlemen chofen there to fcrve for the enfuing Year, are as follow, viz- For Newcafile County. Samuel Jar:e;t The-tnas Noxon, Andrew Pater/on, Efq; Jehew Ci)rti:0 James Sykes, Jofeph Robinfon. For the County of Kent. Mark Manlc'vs, F.fqi; R Richard/on, Efq; A. Hamilton, fcfq; Dr.vii Wench, Efq; John Brinklow, John Tilt on. For the County of Suffex. William T/U, F/qj Henry Brooke, Efq; ^Simon Kollock, Efq; Thomai Davis, En. Cumings, Efq; Richard Him/tan, Efq; Mr. Hamilton was elected Speaker, and being prefented to his Honour the Governor, was by him approved. The Governor's SPEECH. Mr. Speaker, and Gentlemen of the Houfe of Representatives t IT gave me no fmall TJneaflnefs, that t found my felf incapable of atrending the Affembly; of thefe Counties, at the Time of their appoint* ed Meeting in September, purfuant to their laf� Adjournment: But being then fcarce recovered^ from the fevereft Fever I have been vifired wirh-fince I came into America, my Phyficians were of Opinion I could nor, in that Condition, undertake the Journey, wirhout fuch manifeft Danger of a Relapfe, as might at leaft render my Villi t4 you altogether fruirlefs. For this Reafon I judgV ed it moft advifeable for the Eafe of the Gentlemen t was to meet, to give them fuch timely Ntfo tice as might prevent their Xrouble add Difc. appointment. Therefore, what was then, to be; done, viz. The revifing and compiling a Body cf your Laws, will I hope by our Application be -jhis Year perfected; that thefe digefted and publiflied^ the People, by that eafier Opportunity of making themfelves acquainted therewith, may with more Certainty know what is required of them, ana accordingly conform themfelves to what they en> , It is a great Pleauire to me, Gentlemen, to ob-; ferve, that after the fmalj Struggles that appeared at my firft Entrance on this Govemmenjwwe are now univerfally fallen into fo regular an^am.ini-ftration, that I fcarce know any one thing netfcf- J fary to be recommended particularly to yourJQaiflf or that requires any immediate or uncommon.Proo t____..u tin. ii�uw�oic rriiJipSj virion. This, next to the Bleffing of iblt Sincerity of my Endeavours* (w Marchena the 13th, to lie that Night at Oflii-na, the 14th at Roa, and the 15 th ax Anti-quera, where they refted the 16th. Ihere s was to have been a great Hunting-Match that f Day in the Woods thereabouts ; but the bad f Weather prevented it. Their Majefties and Highneties were to fet out the 17th for Grenada, where they defigh to pal's the Summer. M. Bertrand, one of the Syndicks of the ; India Company, was arrefted laft Week. : M. Perrinde Maras, Matter of Requefts, is nominated Director General of the India-Company. On the 3d Inftant the King came to Town, and held a Bed of Juftice in the Parliament, tor regiftring his Declaration about the Affairs of the Church; after which bis Majefty went to the Caftle of La Muette to Dinner. 5 Deal, March 27. All the Ships in my laft are failed this Day with the Flying-Horfe, 1 Lone, for Guinea; and a Brigantine, faidto be the Trench, Aftley, for Amfterdam. Ye-1 fterday arrived the Woolball, Harrington, 1 from Figura. This Day arrived the Eliza-1 beth, Bruce, from Lisbon, for Hamburgh, which only remains here. Wind N. E. :' Deal, March 28. Remains only the Elizabeth, Bruce, for Hamburgh. This Day arrived the Pretty Betfey, Jones, from Naples, for Amfterdam. Wind N. W. , Gravefend, March 27. Pafled by the Gar-l retico, Lepfer Peters; the Nightingal, Thomas Davy; the Lender, John Oftres; the ; Lady Elizaberb, Peter Bredamos, the Betty 1 and Timothy, Williamfon, and the Jonas  and Mary, William Suttonj all from Amfterdam ; the --, Joachim Blanck, from Col-berg, the Elizabeth, David Nagle, and tbe Ifabella, John Nowel, from Ogorto j tbe Edward and Mary, Edward Haynes, from Rotterdam. Gravefend, March z8. Paffed by the Judith and Ann, William Barfoot, from Rotterdam 5 the Lady Carman, James Guinn; from St. Sebaftign. t O N t) O N. Yeflerday being a high Feftival, the Knights of the Garter, Thiftle, and Bath, appear'd at the Court at St. James's in the Collars of their refpe&ive Orders, The Duke of Dorfct, Lord Steward of the Houfliold, carried the Sword of State before His M ajefty to the Royal Chappel. The Rev. Dr. Gilbert, Sub-Alrhoner preach'd ; and their Majefties, the Prince, and the three Eldeft PrincefTes received the Holy Communion from the Hands of the J-ord Bifhop of Dur-ha m ; the Lord Bifhop of London, Dean of the Chappel, being indifpofed. The Rt. Hon. the Lord Vere Beauclerc, Member of Parliament for Wind for, and Commander of his Majefty's Ship the Oxford, lately arrived at Portfmouth from America, is expected in Town next Wednefday at his Brother the Duke of St. Alban's Houfe in Groffenor-ftreet near Hanover-Square. At the Affiles held at Leicefter, one Harris, of * ' � �-.-!-.,, ;