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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - November 4, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Courant. N?. 9c7x; T Wednesday, November 4, 1730. Tejlerdaj arrived the Mail due from France, arid four of old Dates from Flinders, . Paris, November 8. N. S. ON the 31ft paft, the Dauphin and . Mefdames de France went to Marli for the Benefit of the Air. Met) are at work in the Carpenter's Yard in the Park of Verfailles, upon a. Machine with which they pretend to cleanfe the Canal, without being obliged to drain off the Water, as hitherto. The Duke de Noailles, Gov^nor of Verfailles, has order'd Ground to be mark'd out in the Parc-aux-Cerfs, for building a Houfe for Ladies of Pleaiure, who will be obiiged to work there as long a* they Jive. The Count de Rottembourg will fet put this Week, on his Embaffy to Spain. The Duke de St. Aignan will itkewife fet out in a little while, on his Embafly to Rome j and Orders are actually fent to MarfeiiJes, to "keep two Gallies iaileadinefs there; and the Cardinal de Polignac will come to Marfeilles in thofe Gallies. * As the Venetian Ambaflador cannot get his Equipage ready againft the 12th Inftanr, his Excellency has again put off bis Publick Entry till the 3d of December; and the Abbot Land will not make his till March next. On the 25 th paft, the Company, of Apothecaries of this City expofed before the Magistrates of the Faculty of Pbyfick the Drugs which enter into the Compofitioh of Venice -Treacle, the moft Eminent of them haying made Choice of the beft in their kinds. This Manner of expofing their Drugs drew together a great Concourfe of Spectators to fee them. The Compofition is to be publickly made in a few Days, that the Exadbefs and Fidelity of thofe that make this Antidote may not be call'd in queftion, The Receipt they make it by, is that of Andromachqs the An-cienr, from which they do not make the leaft Variation. The new Opera of Pyrrhus-not having met with the Succefs. that was expected, that of Phaeton will be brought upon the Stage again. On the 26th of lait Month, the Princefs de Ligne wen? into the Convent of Nuns de la ViUette as a Boarder. M. * Francoe.ur of the Opera is going to marry the late. Mad. Le Couvreur's Daugh tcr, with whom M..d*Argental gives 20,000 Crowns, being the Whole of what was left bim by Mad. le Couvreur. The Parliament have fent an Officer to invite the Archbifhop of Bourges to the Red Mafs which is to be faid on Monday nexr, at Jhe Opening tfreir SeflGon. . The King has given M. Le Comte, Son to the Liemenant-Criminal of this City, his Confant to;p�rchafe his Father's Place. And on the 30th paft, that young Magistrate was marry'd to tile Daughter of M. Bofny, the King's Secretary, who is a great Fortune. On the 6"tb Inftanr, the Queen came to Noftre Dame, to return God Thanks for her fafe Delivery ; and her Majefty return'd to Verfailles to Dinner. Letters from Madrid of the 29th paft, ad-vife, that on the 18-.h in the Evening their Cathohck Majefties, the Prince and Princefs of the Auftria's, and the IoJances arrived in perfect Health at Seville. The King has made the Marquis Don Lewis Bennvoglio, Brother to the Cardinal of that Name, a Grandee of Spain, for him and his Heirs. His Majefty, bad before conferred that Honour upon' the Marquis Don Hypoiiro Ben-tivogiio, bis Son, who died without I flue. Stockholm, 08.iz N. S. The Writs, for fummoning a General Dyet of the Kingdom are a&ually fent to rhe refpedtive Provinces, that their Deputies may come provided with "full Powers ; and Lodgings are already tajcen here for fome of the principal Members; The Commiflioners nominated to proceed againft M. Steinplicht> a Major-General in the Duke of Holfteyn s Service, have done nothing in that Affair for this Week paft $ but he continues under Arreft, living at bis own Ex-pericej and his Servants have free Egrefs and Regrefs to him ; fo that the Difference he had with Major-General Reichei, and the pretended Exchange of Letters with the States of the Kingdom, will not be of any particular Note. Mean while, the Alterations that have been lately made in the Duke of Holfteyn's Houfhold, and the Count de Baffeuitz's Difgrace, which was a Confe-quence thereof, give his Royal Highnefs's Friends in this Kingdom a great deal of Un-eafinefs, left they fhould turn to his Prejudice. By the Accounts that are fent in from all Parts of Sweden and Finland by thelnfpec-tors of the Magazines, the Crop of all forts of Grain has been fo exceeding plentiful this Year, that there is not only fufficienr for .the Troops, but even the Poor may eafily provide themfelves for one Twelvemonth. Drefden, 08. 31. N. S. By an Exprefs from Poland we have received Advice, that the Dyet of Grodno broke up the 16th, as laft Year, without fo much as choofing a Marftial. Frankfort, Nov. 2. N. S. Some Days ago, a Fire broke out at a Baker's at Lauenftein, which burnt with fuch Violence, thai it con-fumed 74 of the beft Hbufes in the Place, and almoft 200 of the meaner fort, before ic could be extinguished* Hamburgh, Nov 3. N. S. 'Tis written from Copenhagen, that as foon as the late King's Funeral is over, a Secret Committee will' be appointed, to. make Enquiry after certain Sums of Money, which are fuppofed to have been raifapply'd. One Article of the Order for Mourning provides, that all the Officers of the Houfhold (hall wear Black Cloth with Buttons, of the fame. Letters from Petersburg inform us, that the River there was already-fo fet in with Ice the 18th of October, that they had much ado get fome Ships from Cronftat to the Admiralty Wharf. Berlin, 08. 29- N.S. The King is go�e upon a Toor towards Hamburgh, which oc-cafipns divers Speculations. Brujfels, Nov. 6. N. S. The Archdutchefs our Governed defign'd to harve celebrated the Fettival of St. Hubert the 3d Inftant, with a great Hunting Match; but was prevented by; the heavy Rains ; but tvyo Days ago we celebrated with the ufual Solemnity the Feaft of St. Charles, whofe Name the Emperor bears. The Governefs went to the College .Church about Eleven in the Forenoon, where the Bifhop of Antwerp fung Mafs and the T