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, November 18, 1730

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.18+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Daily Courant (Newspaper) - November 18, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Courant Wednefciay, November 18, 1730, Mo/cow, OS. 27. N. S. HE 15th Inftanr, being the Fefti-val of Sc. Frofcovia, whole Name the Princefs her CzarUo Majefty'� Sifter/ bean, it was celebrated at Coorrwith a great deal of Solemnity. We fee here a particular Account of rbe Reception which Don Manuel, infante of Portugal, met. with at Riga, upon bis Arrival there the 71b of this Month ; the Subftance whereof is this : " That the Magistrates fent a Deputation xo " meet him out of Town with a Detachment " of the Town-MilUia on Foot, and another "on Horfeback: If hat the Troops of the " Garrifon, who were drawn up ui Lines "without tbe WalJsj -no fooner fa w the Prince " appear, but ibey falured him with a Volley " of their Fire-Arms: That on his Highneiss *' entring the Town, he was fainted with the rt Difcbarge of 33 Pieces of Cannon; and '* thai tbe Streets were nearly adorn'd from *e the Gate through waich his Higbriefs came ".to-the Hpufc in Hvhi'ch ,he as lodged, " where as foon as he arrived' the Prefident '* Borgomafter, and feveral orher of the Ma " giftrares went t�� compliment him. After 'which, his Higbnefs was enterrain'd with " a very magnificent Dinner.** - We do noc yet know when the Court will return hither from Ifmailow  but we are apprebeis daily expected here from Berlin. 'Tis given out, that Count Wratiflau, the Emperor's Ambaf iador, has received an Exprefs from Vienna, with Orders to demand that the 30,000 Ruffians pronaifed his Imperial Majefty be forthwith fentr to Hungary. > Grodno, 08. 16. N. S. Yefterday the King let out for Warfaw. Some Days before, his Majefty gave Audience to the Count deWelzeck, Ambaffador of tbe Emperor, who (we are inform'd) demanded Paflage thro' Poland for^the 30,000'Mufcovites who are to enter into his Imperial Majefty s Service. We have not yet � heard what Afrfwer was made to that Minifter ; but 'tis very tnuch queftion'd whether the Repubjick will comply with his Requeft. The Articles taken into Confiderarion by the Senatus Confilium, purfuant to tbe King's Order, in tbe Confe. rences begun the zoth Inftanr, were thefe that follow," vi%. 1. "That fprafmucb as the General Dyet " has broke up twice fucceffively, without *{ doing any Bufinefs, of which there never " was an Inftance, it is neceffory before all " things to provide fome Remedy for it, and *c to appoint a Time for the Meeting of ano-*4 ther Dyer. 1. *' And alio to,fix a Time for holding " the Petty Dyets. 3. '� That the Palatine of Lublin being " now reconciled to the Pope's Nuncio, bis * EmbalTy to Rome ought to go forward for " the Benefit of the Publick. 4. " That as the Conferences ought to be * held with the Minifters concerning the " Conftirution of 1726, the Time ought to " be fixed for it. . 5. " That it is likewife neceffary to raife V 6o%ooo Florins to finifh the Fortifications '* of the Cattle of Cracow, which have been " very far advanced with the moderate Sum " of j 10,000 Florins, which has been already " apphy'd to that purpofe. fVarfaw, OS. 29. N.S. On the 27th, the King returned hither from Grodno, and was. faJared with a Difcbarge of all the Cannon round the fawn. His Majefty was attended by the Vice-Chancellor, the Sword Bearer, the Count de Frife^ and M. Brube arid Bernf-dorff, QUc. Some fay, bis Majefty will fpend the bett. Part of the Winter here, and not go to Saxony till the Meeting of the States of that Electorate, which is appointed for the Month of February next: But we can hardly believe his Majefty will make Co long a Stay among us. The Countefs de Gilles arrived here Yefterday from Saxony. An A�-nefty has been poblifhed in favour of the Deferters from the Polifh Guards, provided they return to their Colours within a limited f'une. Copenhagen, 03. .31. N. S. Some Days ago the Duke of Hoiltein Sonderburg arrived ar Frederick-fberg, vhere their DaniOi Maje-ftie^ received him with a great deal of Di-ftin&ion. Orders are fent to Odenfee, to baften the Preparations that are making there, for carrying the late King's Corpie to RotP child, to be interred. The Count de Reventlau, is gone, to attend it in the Quality of Great Chamberlain. We are aflured, that the King is inclined to take-off the Prohibition of Commerce bet rixr ^bis Kingdom and the City of Hamburgh, ~upon cenair. Conditions Major-General Leuenohr arrived . here Yefterday from Berlin, and wenr inn mediately to Frede ricksberg, to give rhe King an Account of bis Negotiations. M. Carloinz, Gentleman of his Majefty's Bed Chamber, is made Great Bailiff of Hufum, in the room of the & iron de Gerfdorff", who has obtained the Office of Great Marfhal. Tbe Counr de Wedt i is made Captain of tbe Grenadier Guards. Tbe Baron de Guldencton, a Privy Counfellor, is removed ; but 'tis faid be will foon be employ *d in fome other Capacity. M. Bauthrlin, Counfellor of tbe Conferences, is Hbkewife difmifs'd ; as is alfo M. Meyer, Counsellor of State, and M. Gahiet, Counfellor of Juftice. Vienna, Nov. 1. N.S. On the 28th p&ft, the Emperor, wearing tbe Collar of the Order 0/ the Golden Fleece, and attended by the Knights of that Order, heard Divine Service in the Chappel of the Palace, on Occafiou of the Feftival of St. Simon and St. Jude. The fame Dav was celebrated at Court the Anniversary of the Birth of the old Queen Dowager of Spain. The next Day their Imperial Majefties and the Archdurcbefs Mary-Magda* len wenr in Srate to St. Peter's Church, and from thence acebmpany'd tbe Proceffion that is made every Year to the Place of Grdben, by way of Tbankfgiving for the Peiiverance of this City from the Plague in the Year 1679. M. de Berckenthin, Minifter of Denmark, is preparing to return home; the King his Ma-fter having (as we hear) recall'd bimtto give him a Place at Court. Count Carroldi. wbofe Brother is Great Marfhal of tbe Court of Mu(-covv, fet out fome Days apo for the faid Court; and 'cis faid that upon bis Arrival there, he will be m^de Colonel of a Ruffian Regiment quarter'd in Livonia; and chat he will afrerw.rds go to Poland, to relieve General Wcisb&ch as Ambaflador there. One of the Directors of our Lottery has diCap* peared for fome Days. Oa Saturday, three of tbe chief Adventurers in that Lottery had, an Audience of the Emperor, wherein ibef . represented to him the lamentable Condition 'to which they and the reft of the AdventU* rera were reduced ; and his Imperial Majefty had the Goodnefs to promife them that hi would provide Tome Remedy for them, it be-; ing no ways his Intention that the Publick fhoaid fuffer the leaft Prejudice by it. M. Brandt, the Pruffian Minifter, is to fend to Berlin, Patterns of tbe Cioaths and Arms of the Imperial Huflars, his PrulHan Majefty having, as we hear, refolved to raife a Re� giment of them. Hatnburgb, Nov. 7I N.S. Mad. d'Adcr- * caflen fet out fome Days ago for Mofcov,> to> take Pbfleffion of the Office of Governante to the young Princels of Mecklemburgj having received 2000 Rubles before (he went, to? defray the Expences of berjdurney. Tbeyt write from Swerin, that tbe Duke of Meek-! lemburg bad lately received another Letter; from tbe Doicbefs his Contort, with vhich, that Prince feemed mightily pleafed. Upon Advice that tbe Inhabitants of tbe Open Country, and of fome Townsof the Dutcby of Mecklemburg, are continually plotting againft the Troops of Execution, who are quarter'd there, the Subdelegated Commif-fioners at Roftock had fenr tbe neceffary Ii>-ftrudions to the Commanding Officers, to prevent the ill Defigns of the iValcontents. Cologn> Nov. 10. N. S Tbe States of thit Electorate are at preient affembied here. It is written from Ofnabrug, that tbe Ele&or of Cologn'is to make his Publick lintry there To-morrow, as Bifhop of that City. The laft Recruits raifed at Frankfort for the Regiment of Dragoons of Vehlen, have pafs'd thro' this Place, on their way to Brabant; They write from Schwetzingen. that on the 4th Inftanr-, they celebrated with a great deal of Magnificence, the Anniverfary of the Birth of the Elector Palatine, who then enter'd in� to the 7orh Year of his Age; that bis Electoral Higbnefs would fhortly remove to Man-beim ; attd that the Marriage of fhe Hereditary Prince of Sultzbach with the Princefs of Heffe-Rotremburg, was put off for 4 Monthl. Gibraltar, OBober 12. O. S. Benjamin Keene, Efq; bis Majefty's Minifter Plenipotentiary to the Court of Spain, accompanied by the Abbe de Mongon, the Abbe de Parem Minifter from Modena, and Conful Cayley, arrived here the 5th, and fet out this Day on their Return to Seville, having Yefterday celebrated the Anniverfary of the King's Coronation at a fplendid Entertainment given to them and to the commanding Officers of tbis Place on that Occafion by LieutenaritGene-ral Sabine the Governour; and great De-monftratiohs of Joy were fhewn by thewhoie Garrifon. Deal, November 16. Yefterday failed the Empiia, Skene, for Jamaica; the Sea-Horfe,1 Smith, for the Srreights, with 3 or 4 more unknown ; and all the others in my former remain, with the Ruby, Cragie, for Guinea 5 tbe Sufannab Galley, Gill, for Havre; tbe Dolphin, Aldon, for Lisbon, from Newcaftlej having had her Fore Maft carried away. WindW.S.W* Grgvt ;