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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - October 8, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Courant. Thurfday, O&ober 8, 1730. Vienna, Sept. 30. N. S. TW O Days ago, 14 Perfons of both Sexes wete brought in hither, being Part of the Gang of Thieves, Robbers, and Poiibners, lately taken near S.;Polten; and they are to be fent to Work in the Mines of Hungary. Twb Gentlemen very ricn/y drefs'd have likewife been taken up, who pretend to be Foreign Travellers j and we cannot learn the Occa-fion of their Arreft. It is not doubted, but the Clergy of the Emperor's Hereditary Countries will advance his Imperial Majefty fotne Millions of Florins, in Confideration of th� Extraordinary Expences he has been put to, in preparing againft the War with which he has been lately threaten'd; The true Reafoq of the, Count de ManteufTei's quitting the Court of Poland, is not yet come to Light; but we can hardly think he is. difgraced, be. caufe 'tis cenain the King allows him a Peri-Gon of 1000 Florins per Month. Itytisbon, OB. 2. N. S. The . Burgoma-fters and Council of the Imperial free Town of Worms have again compiatn'd tb the E-vangilick Body, that tho* they bad well hoped the Epifcopal Vicariat would have had fotne kind Confideration for their juftr Demands, they were hitherto difapppinted^, arid their Grievances rather lefs tolerable than before* When the jubilee of the Augsburg Confe(fion,was lately celebrated, one of the Biftiop's Domefticks came into the Church with his Hat upon his Head, while the bailor was carechifing the Children, and gave them bis ridiculous Reafons why they ought to bite the Proteftants : Moreoverv the Canons of their Cathedral took that OppqrtunU ty to inveigh bitterly againft the Doctrine of Luther and his Followers : Upon which and other Religious (grievances, the Evangelick Body held an extraordinary Conference on Saturday iaft? Hatisbon, OBober 5. N. S The Letter lately fenc to the Emperor by the Proteftan.t Body, is now printed and publiftied here. Iu this Letter tbey fet fonh in their proper Colours the violent Proceedings of the Canons of Wurtzbug, M. Van Ethal, Prefident of the Chamber and War-Office, and Major Van Aufsafs; the fornier, in carrying bis de-ceafed Brother's four Sons to Wunzburg, without the Knowledge of their Mother; Grandmother, or Mother's Brotfiers, who were all living, and there educating them by Force in the Roman Catholick Religion; and the latter, for taking his deceafed Brother's Son^ about 9 Years of Age, by Force of A'rn*s out of a Coach in which he fat with his Mother, and carrying him to Bamberg, where he not only educated him in the Roman Catholick Way, but alfo made him take the Oath of a Canon: Wherefore^ the faid Body pray his Imperial Majefty, that by virtue of his fu-preme Authority, he will taufe thefe Difturb-ersof the Publick Tranquillity, to beexam-plarily punifhed. The Envoys here daily receive new Inftru&ions from their Principals concerning the Affair of Mecklemburg; fome of which (we hear) are in the Duke's Favour; but more againft him. It is reported, on the other Hand, that there is a new Imperial Ordinance in the Prefs at. Vienna,, which is yery levere upon that Duke on the Score of his Difobedience. This Day the Saxon Envoy fet out for Leypfick Fair, but will not be gone very long. . Ne'uremburg, OB. 5. N. S. They write from Wiefenbeid, that by the great Care and Diligence of that admirable Botanift John-George Seifert, Gardener to the Count Von Schonborn, they have npw the Pieafure of �eeing in that Nobleman's Garden there^ the moft furprizing Ponceau, or Red Lilly, the Leaves whereof look as if they were ftrew'd with Gold Sand, and caft a wonderful Lu-ftre; and alfo a Cereut Peruvianas angulofus major, 15 Neuremburg Foot high, on which bloffom'd 54 Flowers in the Year 1728, 66 in 1729, and 15 more this prefent Year 1730. There is likewife in the fame Garden, rbe Cereut niajor ferpens Americanus, which at the latter End of Auguft, and Beginning of September, fliot out 5 large fine Flowers, which according to ihei'r Mature and Property always open'd at Sun-Set, and continued fo till Nine,o'CIock the next Morning, and then fhut up again.. The largeft of thole Flowers, two more of which are yet to come;. we�B. 9 Inches in Circumference, and confffteo/- of above 100 Leaves: Thcfe Flowers afforded an unkfhown, but very agreeable Smell in the Apartment where tbey bloirom'd. The Aha-najjles alfo brought feveral Fruits, of all forts, two of the biggeft hiving 12 complete Crowns. The rare. Arbor Draconis, which bloflbnul for the firft time in the Year 1728, is now fn BIolTom again, with 20 Branches, and i We flatter ourfelves,' that the Troops po/red round this Place, by which we are in a manner block'd up,' will fhortly be order'd to withdraw. : \Brunfwick, OB. 4. N. S; the Duke and Dutchefs of Wolfembuttel are ftill at Vechr, whither Major-General Sutton is now upon, the Road. Col. Czarmor is made Colonel of the Regiment, vacant by the Deceafe of Major-General de Volcker. M. Debn, Brother to the Count of that Name^s made a Colonel of the Guards; and the Heers Dageroft, fcladel, and 3 others, are ffiade LieiSjenact-Colojnels. The Count de Dehn, and M. de Rats, the Privy-Counfellor, who" were lately difmifs'd from all their Offices, have already appeared befor?4|eCommil^oners appointed by the Duke of woT* te*hai examine them as to the CrimesA 1 a-gainft them ; but the great Court-)ew disappeared, as foon as he heard that the two Gentlemen above were confined to their Houfei. Berlin, OB, 8. N. S. The fine Weather keeps their Majeftiei ihd Royal Fimily ftill at ^TufterhauienJ where the Court is very numerous every Day. Prince Galliczin, Mi-nifter of the Czarina of Mufcovy, is fet otic on his Return to Mofcow. Mcnt% OB. 8. N. S. On the 6th in the Afternoon, Duke Theodore of Bavaria, Bi-fhop of Ratisbon and Freyfingen, went Poft thro'this Place, on bis Way from Munfter to Munich. Seven Regiments of Imperial Horfe and Fdor, which were ordered to march to Italy from the Hereditary Countries, have received Counter-Orders. . Fran'cfort, QBob. 8. N. S. 'Tis written from Barcelona, that they hear no more Talk of difcharging the Tran(ports hired at fo vaft an Expence -t but on the contrary, they will be kept in Pay even tho' the Expedition fhould be deferred till the Spring, that they may be the fooner ready. The Freight is very punctually paid to the Captains j and more heavy Cannon and Ammunition are newly put on board. From Milan we have Advice, that not only their Apprehenfions of a War are for the prefent vaniflied, but they are in great Hopes of an Accommodation, in order to which they hear there will lhortly be a Sufpenfion of Arms for fix Months be-tween,the Emperor and.the King of Spain. Two Days ago, the Count of Hanau fet out on his Return to the PJace of his Refidence. All the Grav Men that, came to fee our Fair, are in geneR! gone home. We hear that one Moiety of the Heffian Troops in.Englifli Pay have received Orders to hold tbemfelves in a Readinefs to march j but we cannot learn the Occafion. Cologn, OB. id. N. S. .AnExprefs is gone" thro' this Place, on his Way from Vienna to London, with Difpatches relating to the Affairs of Italy. . Dujfeldorp, OB. 10. N. S. According to the Lifts delivered in by the Colonels of our Regiments to the Commiffaries at War, the faid Regiments are all complete, and thofe of Foot conGft of 1200 Men each. The Imperial Court feems not a little pleafedj that their Catholick Majefties have, ar the In-ftances of the Allies pf Sevilje, put off their Military Operations for this Year at leaft. . Plymouth, OBob, 4. The 2d Inftant came in the John and Anne, Shirley of Plimouib; the Rebecca, Tyfack, from Barbadoes j tb* Hannah, Coats, from Hudfon's Bay ; the Providence, Podd, from Barbadoes ; iht Crowley, Clark, from Jamaica j the ExprefsJ Northton, from Gallipoli, and the Rofs, Law-Ion, from Barbary,, all of* and for London ; the Ann, Moore, from Lisbon, and the Experiment, Reeves, from Venice, b�tQ of London j the. Partridge of Yarmouth, Thif�� 'kitle, from Malaga; the Adventure, of Ply-4 mouth,Downing, from Malaga; theBragnef^" Book,'6f and from Dram ; the St. Anne, Morel, from Rochelle,' and the St. John, Bellinger, fot Havre de Grace, both of Diepe; the Sophia of Glafgow, Graham, from Gallipoli j rbe Jofcph of and for Plymouth, Drake, from Oftend. The 3d, came in the Jane of Dublin, Foltory, from the Weft Indies; the ;