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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - November 27, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Courant. Friday, November 17, 1730. Seville, Nov. 3. N. S. ON the 1 ft Inftant, Mr. Keene, the Britifh Minifter, received an Exprefs from bis Court, who fays he met the Marquis de Caftellar the 11 ft of October, within eight Stages of Paris ; fo that we daily expe& an Exprefs from him, with Advice that the French Court has declared in favour of what is propofed on the part of this ; and that England and Holland will foon do the like. All the Foreign Ministers are rerarn'd hither from Port St. Mary's, notwithftanding the Badnefs of the Roads. The Duke d'Offuna s Coach broke down by the Way, without doing him any Hurt; but he was obliged to walk above a Mile in the Dirt. The Venetian Ambaffador was forced to get out of his Coach, and ftand above fix Hours upon a Sand-Bank, till his Coach and Mules were drawn out of the Slough by Oxen ; bat a Servant of the Nuncio's was fcnother'd in it, with his Horfe. Vienna, Nov. 15. N.S. Some Letters from Constantinople fay, there is already a Fa&jon arifenagaioft the new Grand Vizir; forhat they began to doubt whether the prefent Government would be long-lived or not; the gather, becaufe the Difpute ran fo high, that Sabres were drawn. The depofcd Sultan and his Children have now the very PrHon which was the prefent Saltan'* Father's, after the Revolution in 17*3. � Geneva, Nov. 17* N.S, Yefterday our Ma-giftrates gave a magnificent Entertainment in pur Town-boufe to the Hereditary Prince of Brandenburg-Bareitb, who has ftudy'd here for fome Years paft, and has now a sew Governor appointed him, with whom he is to pafs the Alps and vifit Italy. Dujfeldorp, Nov. 14. N.S. Several Carriages are lent from Juliers to Berg, to fetch fome Trees that have been fell'd in this laft Dutchy, which are to be made ufe of as Palifades in the Fortifications of Juliers. The Game in this Country being greatly increa-fed, to the manireft Prejudice of the Husbandmen, there is to be a general Shooting-Match, when they pretend to fetch down every thing that has Wings, and endeavours to fly up. Peris, Nov. 14. N. S. Since the Lieu-tenant-General made a Vifit to the College of St. Barbe, diflodged the former Inhabitants, and put in new j that Magiftrate takes Care his new Collegians ihati hot want; for all the Fowls (eizd here for not paying Duty, which are not an inconfiderable Number, he fends to College, where Young and Old regale themfelves with Tame Fowl and Wild Fowl, as much as they pleafe. Some Days ago. z Brigadier of the Grey* Musketeers carry a a Lettre de Cachet, by the King's ,Order, to the Seminary of the Fo-reign Muttons, whereby the ancient Bifliop of Bauvais was commanded away to the Abbey of Clairvanr. Father Torre, an eminent Preacher, cannot obtain a Licence of our Archbifhop to preach, becaufe he isagainft the Cqnftiturion, and is tbjrefore look'd upon as a fort of He-retick. They write from Caen in Nprmandie, that M. Renel, having laid an Information gainft feveral Peafants of his Parilb, for mooting his Pigeons, one of them (named Laincy) and his 3 Sons, to revenge themfelves, went in the Night and cut down a Grove of 300 youog Oaks, which that Gentleman planted 9 or 10 Years ago : That this Affair coming immediately before the Parliament, they made an Arret) whereby the Father was baniflied the Kingdom for Life, and his Sons were baniflied the Province for 6. Years : That the, Procurator-General of the Parliament of Rouen being informed, that thofe Peafants continued in . their Houfes, in Contempt of that Arret, he fent a Provoftand i% Horfemen the 9th Inftant, to feize them $ but the Peafants defended themfelves, and fired npon the Horfe\ men \ whereupon the Horfemen fired upon them again, kill'd 1 of them, and carried the others to Rouen to be try'd. 'Us written from Spain, that the Bifhop of Barcelona had excommunicated the Inten-dant of that City, for offering to lay a Tax upon the Clergy. Paris, Nov. 19. N. S. Some Days ago the Workmen began to dig for the Foundation of the Opera Houfe in the Garden of Soiflbns j and that Boilding is to be carried on with the otm^:&r|^dition; A few Days ago the Dmchth de Picquigny was brought to Bed of a Daughter, which is ber firft Child, and was baptized; the Marquis de Pompadour being her Godfather, and ' the Dutchefs de Chevreufe her Godmother. On the 21ft, the firft Tree was planted in the Garden of the Palace Royal; when a Gold Medal (truck on purpofe was laid under that Tree, fealed up in a Stone. The Princefsde Bergues is relapfed, and is thought to be in a great deal of Danger. The Abbot Pajor, Uncle to M. Pajot d'On-fenbray, died the 15th in the Morning, aged 80 Years or thereabout. The Dutchefs de Chafteileraul^. has had feveral Paroxyfms of aFeverfince (he came hither from Chambord$ and the Queen has fent two of her Phyficians to her. There is frefti Talk of continuing the Key from the Pont J^r*/ to the Grot CaiBou ; and on the 20th inftant the Borders of that River were founded. 1 There is a new Lottery ere&ed at Aix in Proveoce, which will be drawn in four Clafies. The Tickets are to be fix Livres each, and four Renewal; all Prizes and no Blanks. Deal, Nov. !$<. Yefterday came down the William, Canbam, for Antigua, and the Woolball, Kent, for Jamaica. iThis Day came down the Nelly, Murgatroyd, for Madera, and fome others unknown. Moft of the FJeet are gone, and thofe few remaining getting under Sail. Yefterday arrived the Lark, Gracock, from Denia, and the -- � Wentlock, from Oporto. This Day arrived the Catherine, Blencoe, from Holland toe Guinea, and failed thro'. Wind N. ' ' , Grtvefend Nov. 15. Pafled by the Seven Sifters, Winter, from Bourdeaux. LONDON. Yefterday was held a Court of Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common-Council, at Guildhall; when a Motion was made in the handfomeft manner, " That the Thanks of the Court be given to " Sir Richard Brocas, late Lord-Mayor of this " City, for his diligent, prudent and impartial " Difcharge of the feveral Duties of that High " Office, and his tender Regard to the Rights, **' Pmik$ea and true Interest of his Fellow Ciri-" xens, fhewn upon all Occasions; more efpe-" cially by giving frequent Opportunities of pro-" moting the Good and Welfare of this Corpora. " tion in Common.Council. Which Morion the Court pafi'd into a Retold* tion, Hemine Ccntraikentt. This Day Mr. Huggins, late Warden of the Fleet, will,, be brought up by a Rule to the Court of the King's Bench, Weftminfter, to receive Judgment sr the faid Court -upon the Special Verdict brought agajnft him for the Mttrthee of Mr. Arne. Seven of rheOutwari-bou^d EaftV Ldia Ships having had their Trcaiure put' n board this Week, they will now proceed on their Voyage with all Expedition. Yefterday died Mrs. Harman, Wife of Capf, Harman, at his Houfe in Holly-ftreet by Caven-dtfh Square. The fame Day John Jay ftood in the Pillory at the Royal Exchange for Perjury, in perfonating another Man and giving Bail in his Name in the High Court of Admiralty. We are well allured that the Rev. Dr. Bullock, Minifter of Srreatham in Surrey, will be prefented to the Re&orihipof Sr. Paul's Covent Garden, by his Grace the Duke of Bedford, vacant by the* Deraife of the late Hon. and Rev. Dr. Lumley Lloyd. The Right Hon. the Lord James CaVMidifh, Brother to his Grace the Duke of Devon/hire, who has being very much indifpofed with the Gout, is in a fair way of Recovery, and takes the Benefit of the Air by Advice of his Phyficians. Laft Night his Royai Highnefs the Prince, accompanied with the Princefles Amelia and Carolina, went to the Theatre Royal in Dru'V-Iane, and faw the Comedy call'd The Man of Mode, or, Sir Fofpling flutter, perform'd by Command of his Royal Highnefs, at which they were pleafcd to exprefs a great Sarisfaft 00. Laft Night a Gentleman was attacked in New* Bond-ftreer, by three Street Robbers, one of them held a Piftol to his Breaft, while the others rifted him of his Warch, three Guineas, fome Silver, arid a Silver hiked Sword; and what was moft remarkable, a Watchman, who was at his Stand in light, did not come to his Affiflance. On Tuefday a Porter belonging to the Crown Tavern at Cripplegate, being disordered in his Senfes, flung himfelf out of a Window up one Pair of Stairs, by which he was much bruifed ; fince which Care has been taken of him. On Wednefday in the Afternoon a Burcher's Boy going thro' Barbican Hpon a Cart, loaded with Hides and Entrails, had the Misfortune to fall from the Cart, by which his Skull was fractured ;