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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - November 13, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Courant. N?. 9o8r. Friday, November 13, 1730. Paris, Nov. 10. N. S. - the Kjngt new Ordinance about the MiHcial *' I. T"1 H E Militia that remain of the Num-X ��ber of thofe railed by virtue of the " Ordinances of the 25th of February and " 16th of December 1716, fhall continue " abfojutely free, to reckon from the Day of *' the Publication of the prefenc Ordinance ; ** for which Purpofe, Certificates, fign'd by ** the Intendants or their Subftitutesi fliall be 4t delivered to fuckas defire them, figmfying �* that they have finiflied the 4 Years Service " to which they were obliged, and are dif " charged ; and confequently, rhe faid Mill-" tia, whether Serjeants or Soldiers, fliall " no more after xhe ift Day of November " next, receive the two Sols or one $0/,Pay, *f which was allow'd them. II. " Neverthelefs, it is his Majefty's Plea-fure, that fuch of the faid Militia of 1716 " and 1727, who having abfenred themlelves, " were pardon'd upon Condition that they " (Would continue in the Service for a certain *' Number of Years, fhall remain MUitia, and *' enjoy the Pay till their Time is expired. III. " His Majefty brdaifs, that in the " Months of February and March next, the " Intendants (Kail rake Care to fupply, out of " the refpeclive Piarifties of their Divifions, *e the Places.of the Militia difcharged, to the *' Number of 300 Men to a Battalion: The 4i Whole in the Form prefcribed by the Or-5* dinance of the 25th of January 1729,' the "Contents whereof his Majefty hereby con-" fira\s, fo far as is neceflary, IV. *' He permits -the Militia that are dif-*' charged, to continue in the Service, if they " think fit; in order to which, fuch as are " voluntarily inclined fo to do,, fhall declare *c it in the Prefence of the Intendant or bis " Subftitute, before they have drawn Lots; " and that Engagement fhall be for 1731 and " 1732, on which Account they fhall conti-" nue to receive their Pay without Interrup- � it tion. V. " The Militia, and their Fathers and " Mothers, fhall (till enjoy the Exemptions '� granted by the XXIX. Article of the Or-*' dinance of the 25th of January 1729. VI. " His Majefty again ordains, that the ** Gratification which the young Men are " .wont to give to bim or them whofe Lot ic " happens to be to ferve in the Militia, fliall ** net exceed the Sum of' 30 Livres each ; " out of which (hall be boughc two Shirts, ** two Cravats, a Knapfack, and a Pair of " Shoes; and the Surplus fliall be delivered " to the Militia without any Deduction. VII. 41 It is his Majefty's Inrenn'on, thac " the Collectors fhall not, upon any Account " whatever, be employ'd in the Number of " the Militia; and he forbids them to deli-** ver any Money they fhall receive, under " pretence of the Charges of the Militia. VIII. " The Militia raifed by virtue of the " Ordinance of the 25th of January 1729, " fhall continue to ferve during the next Year " i73*� an<* the following 1732j and fliall " receive the Pay allowed them ; always " provided, that the Places of fuch as fliall be milling, whether by Death, Sicknefs or " Defertion, fhall be fupply'd by the Parifhes. IX. " His Majefty forbids the Receiving " of any young Foreigners into the Militia, " unlefs they havev been Inhabitants of the " Parifh fix Months, and born of Parents " fettled in the Royal Jurifdi&ion, to which " the Parifh belongs. X. '* His Majefty forbids the Officers of *' bis Troops to enlift any of thofe upon " whom the Lot is fallen to be Militia, upon u the Penalties contained in the XXVIII. " Article of the Ordinance of the 25th of Ja-" nuary 1729. XI. He likewife forbids the Clergy, Gen-" try, Secular or Regular Communities, to " give Sanctuary to any young Man fubjed: " to the Militia, upon the Penalties contained " in the XVIII. Article of the fame Ordi- nance. XII. " It is bis Ma jetty's Pleafure, that -with regard to the De/erters from the Mi- " litia, the fame Rule fliall be obferved, hich was prefcribed by the IV. Article � V of the Ordinance of the 25 th of February 1730. XIII. " Each Battalion fhall continue to be " compofed of fix Companies of 100 Men rt each, and of the Number of Officers mert* " tioned in theXXIl. Article of the Ordinance *\ of the 25 th of January 1729. XIV. It is his Majefty's Pleafure, that all t( the faid Battalions be complete, and in a " Condition to march whither his Service "fhall call them, upon the ift Day of April " 1731. XV: a The Ordinances formerly publifh'd " in relation to the Militia, and particularly " thofe of the 25th of February 1726, the " 25th of January 1729, and the 25th of " February 1730, fliall be obferved according " to their Form and Tenour, in whatever is ** not contrary to thefe Prefents. " His Majefty ordains and commands the " Governors and his Lieutenant-General in " bis Provinces, the Intendants of the faid " Provinces, to apply themfelves, each in bis " proper Station, and as he is herein diredr.-11 ed, to the exact Obfervation and Execu-" tion of the prefent Ordinance : His Ma-" jefty likewife orders the Governors of his " Towns and Places, all the Bailiffs, Sene-" fcbals, Provofts, Judges, their Lieute-" nants, and other his Officers, to whom it " appertains, to fee to the faid Execution. " Done at Verfaiiles, the 12th of Odober, 1730. Sigrid, And mderneatb, LOUIS. BAVTN. Paris, Nov. 10. N. S. We have a flrange Story to tell our Friends the Proteftans, from Niorr in the Province of Poitou, where 26 of their Brethren were lately feized for hfo'cing unlawful Affcmblies ; and ope of theoi, named BrifTaur, was condemn'd to be hang'd upon the Evidence oi two Knights of the Poft, who fwore they heard him fay, Come then* My 'Brethren, God Almighty will be fo gracious * unto us, that vte fhall make Cement to rebuild our Temples with the Blood of dur Enemies* Upon this Declaration, M. Chebrou, the King's Advocate, intoxicated with Zeal; made his Conclulion and Demand, that alt the l6 Prtfbners fhouldbe hang'd: But the In� tendanr mix'd a littje Water with his Wine, . and though'he could not avoid figning poot Briffaut's Dead Warrant, yet he had the Mo-defty to follow the Example of him that waflid his Hands, as a Token of his Innocence. In fhorr, the Papifts in general ex-claim'd againft the Rigour of this Sentence. When BrifFaut was told what the Evidence: had depofed againft them, he anfwer'd, lam a Sinner ; and veby fhould not fatfe Witneffes rife up againft me, as well as againft my Saviour ? After he had Notice given him, that he was condemn'd to die, he was kept two Days in ' Prifon, during which he was continually exhorting his unhappy Fellow-Prifoners to per-fevere in the Proteftant Religion. The Day he was taken out of Prifon, and carry'd to the Place of Execuxion, he kifs'd them all, and recommended them .to the Grace and Favour of God; after which, having embraced his Wife and two fmall Children, he went up with Joy to the Gallows, conftantly declaring, that he was wrongfully accufed : He own'd, that he had frequently preach'd ; but fajd,'he was ready to produce all his Sermons. When he went up the Ladder, he fung Part of the 51ft Pfalm 5 but the Hangman would no\^ give him Time to make an End of it, but pre-fently turn'd him off. Many Roman Catho-licks were fo touch'd with Compailion, thac they ,couId not refrain from Tears. Deal, Nov. 11. Remain the Heathcote^ Wilkie, for Eaft India ; the Friendfhip, Royal, the Jenny, Stevens, the John and Elizabeth* Ferefter, for Oporto; the Prince Frederick, Gray, for Gibraltar; the Providence, Axford, . the Boulogne, Metcalf, the Mortimer, Lanf-den, the Ann, Weft, the Cooper, Spooner, all for Briftol; the Nightingale, Richardfon, for Limerick;" the John and Mary, Crow, the Levant, Joyce, and the St. George, Jolly, for the Streights; the Matthew, Cobb, for Jamaica ; the John, Hartley, and the Swallowj Neward, for Leghorn ; the Francis, Laming, for Havre; the Hafwell, Brooks, the James, Murry, and the Pearl, Rogers, for Barbados ; the St. John, Spencer, for Capede Verd; the the Charming "�ally, Donavan, the Pompey, God ber, and the Parham Club, Davis, for Antigua; the Clarendon, Ucber, for Guinea ; the May Flower, Turner, for Virginia ; the Trya'l, James, fry Maryland  the Hampfhire,'' Martin, and the Nonpareil, Wooton^ for vis ; rhe Woodford, Marr-n, for Amfterdam ; the Trant,^ Hinton, for St. Chriftopber's ; the Phoenix Piper, for Dublin; the John and Elizabeth, Paul, for Topfham ; the Sufanna and Sarah, Glover, for the Canaries ; the William and Mary, Lyon, for Portfmouth; the May ;