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Dublin News-Letter (Newspaper) - August 12, 1840, Dublin, Dublin Vol. IV. RlCHAkD RElLLr. Numb. 377 e Dublin News* Letter. From Tuesday Augufl the 12th, to Saturday Augufl the 16th, 1740. Tucfday bft a-rived one Britifh Pac^uet, part of which we inferted in a Poitfcnpt to this Paper that Day, and Ui� Remainder h as follows, viz. FRANCE. Marfeilles, July 16. N. S. Y the laft Ships from the Levant tame Letters from Smyraa, dated the Beaming of laft Monih, which advife, that they had Letters of a fre/h Date from - - Perfia, which fay, that Koali Kan in order to renew his Hoftilities only waited for an Anfwer from the Pjw to the iaft Propofals which be caufed to bs made by his Minifters there concerning his Pre-tenfions to Armenia and that Part of Diarbeck which was formerly iubject to Perfia , that in cafe they are not comply'd with, he intended to march in Perfon a g.tinft Armenia, ^nd to fend his Army which i� en camp'd on the Euphrates to acl again!} Diarbeck ; but that they fay in Turkey, that his For�s are not fo g'eat as was given out , that he endeavoured to ingratiate himfeif with trie Pub ick by taking off the Taxes impofed by former Governments, but that the Party of the two laft Sophy's Hill held up their Heads in feveral of the Provinces, and propofed to cut out Work for him if he fhould offer to ftir out of the Country. G E Paris, \ag. n. Letters, from Cofunna in 5pain advife, that the Spaniards are very bufy in fortifying th; Forr rherf, cxpefting a Vifit from the Englifh Fleet. We hear frfcm St. Sebaftian's, that they are fitting out at that Port leveral Englifh Ships, taken for tome Months paft, by the Privateers belonging to that Port, to ferve as Privateers againft the EngHfa, and are to be doable mami'd. S J E 'Tis added, that there are at prefcnt twelve Spanifh Privateers out on the Cruize, belonging to St. Sebaftian's only. S J E Letters from Cadiz import, that upon a Rumour, that two Britilh Squadron were foon expected there, Orders were given to k*ep a double Garrifon there, and feveral Men of War to prevent a fodden Surprife. SJE Letters from Minorca advife, that Admiral Haddock's Squadron was divided ; one Part is ftation'd at Gibraltar, and the other on the Coaft of Minorca, to prevent the Spaniards undertaking any thing againft thofc Places. SJE They write from Rome, that Debates in the Con-clave, touching the Election of a Pope, ran very high. SJE Paris, Aug. 13. The 6th in the Afternoon we had fuch a Hurricane, that many Trees were torn up by the Roots, among the reft that in the Court of the Arkrial, which had been planted there 210 Years. The Raini that fell at the fame time caus*d the Canals to fwell to a great Heighth. On the 19th the City Architrdb took the Diraeniions of the Hotel de SoifTons, to build a Square in the room of it, in the of whi�h an Equeftrian Statue is to berais5*! fo the Honour of Lewis XV. MS ITALY. Naples, July 19 The Court has fent a Regula-ti n to all the Sea Ports, which the Subjcdb are to observe in regardto the Commerce with the Porte; and fhe hopes what with the Turks and" the'Jews, to bring the Affiits of ihofe Countries, or at leaft thole of the King's Revenues, on a better Footirig. The Number of the King's Minifters at foreign Courts is increasing', but for as muchas his Majefty's Allowance is infafficfentfor thefe purpofes, the" Perfon honour'd with that'Character is cblig'd to make good the De ficfency out of his own Revenues, and be fubjeft to great Expeoces. Mb GERMANY Munich, Jane 26. The Count 0/ Bavaria, Lieutenant General in the" Frtffch Service, is lately arriv'B here from" France, and hat been received by the Elector with great Demoaftrations of Efteem and Friehd-flu'p; ft is currently reported that the Count it chtrg'o* with ad important Negotiation, which we foppofe tb be a Subfidy Treaty of fomething very much like if. LE We hear from Rennes in Bretagne, that they have lately diicover'd a rich Silver Mine in on* of the Suburbs of �bat City. L E Some Advices from Vienna aflbre us, that there will be a Reform in the ImperialTioops; that four Regiments of Fool, three off Dragoons, and five of Huffars, are to be dilbanded, and fome Companies of the Regiment; that are on Foot are to be reform'd : They compute this Reduction will amount to 30000 Men. L E AMERICA. Bolton, June 2. On Tuefday laft his Excellency the Governor made the following Speech to both Houfes of the General AiTembly. SJE Gentlemen of the Council, and Houfe of Re-prelentatives, I have lately receiv'd his Majefty's Orders relating to an Expedition defign'd againft fome of the King of Spain's fettlements in the Weft-Indies, which {hall be communicated to you : Wherein yau will find the King's juft Expectations from his Provinces in North America; feveral of which have already fhewn their Zeal to his Majefty's Service and Honour, as well as to the Intereft of their Country, by giving a hand-fome Encouragement to Men to eniift in this Service. It is an Affair of luch Confequence 10 the Honour of his Majefty's Crown, and may prove of fuch Advantage to all his American Dominions, and in an efpeciai manner to this Province, that I moft earneftly recommend to you the doing every thing on your part to encourage fo noble an Enterprife. Since the Sitting of the laft AiTembly, Lieutenant Governor Clark of New York has fent me what has pafs'd there, refpefting the Settlement of the Boundary between this Province and that, which fhall be laid before you: And 1 (hall be glad fach.Meafures may be fallen upon, as may briqg that Aftair to a juftana amicable I flue. , Gentlemen of the Houfe of Representatives, The unhappy Proceedings of the laft Houfe of Re-prefematives in refofing to draw in the Bills they were obb'g'd to by Law, and to make Provifion for the Payment of the pubiick Debts, or for neceflary Defence of the Province, I hope will Simulate yoa to make thefe things your early Care. I do in a very particular manner recommend to yOnr Conflderatron the weaic end defencelefs Condition of Ca file-William, as reprefcmedto me by the Hon. Lieutenant Governor Phipps, the Commander there, and aifb what i have received from the Commanders of the other Forts and Garrifons of the Province. Gentlemen of the Council, and Houfe of Representatives, The Law which retrained private Traders with the Indians expir'd, and having received freqaent Accounts of the great Abufes practis'd upon them by fuch Traders, I think it afcfoJutely neceffary that a Bill fhould be prepar'd to be pafs'd into a Law, forbidding all fuch Traders for the future, that fo the Trade of the Province may be carry'd on- in Confor mity to theTreaties with thofe People: Which would not only prevent the Injnftice and Oppreffion they fnffer from private Traders, but would alfo have a natural Tendency to lengthen ont the Peace and Fnendfhip now fubfifting with them. Th* Term for which your Excife was famVd is near expiring; you will therefore take the needful Care about it; and if yoa rais'd the' Excife in Eaie of the Impoft, it would be agreeable to the Wifdom of all Nations; and to enlarge it, particularly to Rum, and all ather fpiriruous Liquors, might be fome Re-nramt on the great intemperance which People of (he belt Figareancl Virtue among us are daily co*plaiu> mg of. Gentlemen, I hope yoaf will drHgtttly apply yourfetves to fach Things as may moft of ail promote the pubiick Good, on which yoa will always be fore off my hearty Con-fent. Mayzo, 1740. J. BELCHER. Id anfwer toft hat Part of the fbregoingSpeech which refers to an Expedition tcr the Spanifh Weft-Indies, the General Court have palled the following Order, viz. Ordered, That a Bounty or Premium be paid out of the pubiick Treafury to each tSeQive and able body'd5 Man who fhall eniift himfeif� ferve as a Sol dier in the defign'd Expedition to the Spanifh Weft-Indies. That the faid Bounty b* five Pounds m Bills of the OldTenor, or One Pound Thirteen Shilling and Four Pence in Bills of the New Tenor. That the faid Bounty be paid immediately after th6 Arrival of his Majtfty's Conimiffion, and regular Companies being formed. � / That a good conveaiea; Blanket be delivered to each Soldier on their embarking, for his peeper Ufe aad Service. That the Sam of Fifty Pounds in Bills of the Old Tenor, or Sixteen Pounds Thirteen Shillings and Four Pence in Bills of the New Tencr, be given to the Captain of each Company, to provide necefiary Stores for the Soldiers of his Company \a their Voyage, Sent up for Concurrence. Copy examined per Simon Froft, Dep. Sfccr. SCOTLAND. Edinburgh. July 31. We learn /rein che ffle of Skey, that the Week before laft, Ronald Mackonald, Gent, a Cadet of Sir Alexander Mackdorala"- Family, marry'd his fourth Wife, in the 98th Year of bis Age, a Girl of if Years. He ferv'a in the Army endef King Charles II. When he had ftripp'd, and put one Foot in Bed by his Bride, a Gentleaan I d, '* For Shame, Ronald, one Foe* in ;he G^ave, ^nd " the other ftepping to vVamofn & He no.rj.y turn'dabout, andanfwer'd, " I nev�-.- rhou^:t t,\ dy-" ing, or even fuccumbing in thi? Be J; n-v I live " in great Hopes of dy ng in the Bcu of fli,p and three Thouiand Hogfheads are a-rcauy LONDON Augnft 7. From the Hague. The Affairs of Spain are whst the Government is at present employ'd in. Tho' it's not at all doubted but that fome of the Pr> vincti m gag'd M. Vander Meer to make Overtures of a \r-a-trality to the Spanifh Miniflry, yet that Em bsffa^J >r has not yet explain'd himf cJ^a-ly as feem'd to be neceffary : It's believ'd that he wii; not be further prefa'd upan this Subject, be auf of rhe. Events which might poffibly be the confeournce of bis difcovering who it was that pat him uponinaking Overtures of that Natwe.- Is the me n itmc M Vander Meer cosrinna at Madrid in the m tl .rrf-agreeableSitoatwn; for, befides the Uneafineu which the States Genetal have occafion'd him, in difcOve ing his Tranfacijons with the Marquis de Villarias> in relation to a Neutrality, the Court of Madrid is like-wife greatly nettled, that the Republick forms exactly the fame Pretentions, in regard to Commerce and a free Navigation in America, as theEngi.fh. The Marquis de Villarias has declar'd to this Emb-if-t'ador, that the Dutch ought to content themfelves with feeing their Commerce and Navigation in lo flourifhing a Condition as it is at this prc/ent Juncture, without imitating the Englifh in their ill g.-ouiH'ed Pretenfions : That if both Nations would put a Stop to the counterband Trade, all Subject of Difpute would confequently crate: That the Dutch are no more exenfabie in this rrfpeft than the Fngiifh: That if his Catholick Majefty was not flrongh mclm'd to put do End to alt---Comefls, he would, with good Grounds, have infilled upon a foitable >a>bfaiiicn for the Hoftilities which the Inhabitants of Curacao, and other Dutch Colonies in America, have commit:ed upon the Coafts of Spain ; Hoililitie* which had hern accompany'd with very cruel Circumdance, a^ Had been fufficiently prov'd : 1 hat the King of Spain had fhew'd no mdination of rig rouUy puri'aing this Affair, hoping that his Condud therein would in lome Degree have influene'd that of the Republick i but that with great Digatisfaaion and Difplealure he favV the contrary j and that if the Mifunderttanding be-* tweeri the two Nations became more confiderabie ic ongfct �ot to be imputed to his Catholick Majeffy, but the Authors of the Difficulties which occafion'd the Mifunderftaading between him and the bta*es General. L E Hague. TheMarquefs de Fenelon, foon after his Arrival here, vifited the Prefidcnt of the AiTembly of the States General, chiefly to let them know that he vras tetam'd; tho'*t the fame time bis Excellence told the Prefident, that he had fikewife the Satisfaction to acquaint him, th .t the King his Mafte \> as ia the moft favourable Difpofitions in regard to rVe Republick. The Prefident did not (ait of ro�kirig a quidc'Return to this ceremonicus Vifit, when nothing . more than Compliments pafs'd between thtm. People here are very impatient to know wnar, st ti� junAure, has brought back the Marquis de Fenahn hither. Several foreign Minift-rs have been with him in order to found him thereupon, but thty have ;