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Dublin News-Letter (Newspaper) - August 26, 1840, Dublin, Dublin Vol. IV. RICHARD R EI LLP. Numb. 3 81 The Dublin News-Letter. From Tuesday Augufl the 26th, to Saturday Auguf, the 30th, 1740. Since our laft arrived one Eritim Pacquet, which brought one Holland Mail. RUSSIA. Poerfbourg, July 22, O. S. Aron Mingden, Vice Prefidcnt of the College of Julbce for the Province of Livo rua, has been declared Prefident of the College of Commerce, in the roo.n of Mu/kin Pdkin, one of the late Criminate, who is lent into perpetual Baniihmeni. The Czirina has Iikewife made him a Prel'ent of the late chief Criminal Wolin&i's Houie. The Privy Councilor Munich, Brother to the Field Marfhal, has alfo been madcDireftor of the Mint, m the room of Count Golofkin, who is folliciting for Leave to travel on account of his ill State of Health. L G 1 SWEDEN. Stockholm, Aug. 1. The Afferabling of the States of this Kingdom, was propofed lail Week in the Senate by Count Gyllenberg, and after a long Speech which he made on that Occafion, fetting forth the neceflity of their meeting, it was unanimeufly refolv'd upon, without fixing the time, by the King and nine Senators then prelent, which makes the Majority of the whole Body. Mefiengers were difpatch'd the next Bay to the abfent Senators in different Provinces, to collect their Votes as ufually praftis'd in Cafes of great Confequcncc L G Stockholm, Aug. 16. The Count de St. Sevcrin, Ambafiudor from France, confers every Day with the principal Members of the Senate, as well as with the Ruliian Miniiler, in order to put the hnifhing Hand to the Accommodation between this Court and that of Petersburg!), and we hope to fee a good Harmony forthwith re-eftablifti'd between them. A great many Ships lie here wailing for a fair Wind to carry over Provifionsto Finland ; and it is thought to be the laft Convoy that will be fest thither, and thofe Ships will bring back fome of the Troops. L E GERMANY Vienna, Auguft 2. O. S. Some Letters from Au-ftria infill "upon the News, that it rained Corn there ; and a fort of Grain is aftual'y fhewn here, which is ptetendsd to come from the Clouds there, refembling tie Kernals ol an Apple, black without and white wi'hin, and fomewbat like Turkey Wheat. But this News is too extraordinary to be entirely credited. SJE " Vienna, Aog. 17. TheTurkifli 4mbiHador ftill ^."fitting in the Difficulties he had UarteJ concerning his publick Entry, the Marquis de M.repoix, Ambai-fador from the King of France, accompanied by Mr. Webber, Referendary of the Council of War, went the 13th Inflani to Schwecher, and bad a long Con ference with theTufkifli Minifter, in which he omit tea* nothing that he thought might prevail uncn him to dtfift from his Preteafions. The Ottoman Ambafiador znfwer'd, that he might rclinqtr.fli part of thofe Pretentions if the late Grand Vizir was Kill in Place; but that the new Vizir might do him ill Offi ces with the Divan if he die not nick clofe to his ln-ftrnrftions; and therefore he could not help infilling upon the fame Honours as were paid to the Cou�t de Virmond at his publick Entry at Confiantinople in tht Year 1719 : So that the Marquis de Mirepoix is come back to Town, without having been able to �ake the Turkifh Ambafiador yield to his Reprefen tarions; and it's thought nothing will be fettled in regard to the publick Entry, until the return of the Courier difpatch'd to Conftantinople-This is taken from the Utrecht Gazette; but the Amfterdam Ga-zetta fays that all Difficulties about the Ceremonial are removed ; that the Turkifh Miniiler was to make his publick Entry in a Day or two ; and that the Marquis, de Mirepoix bad a great Share in fettling that Affair. G E We bear from Rochfort, that there are in that Port fix Men of War and two Frigates, but that they had no Orders as yet for their Equipment. M S Munich, Aug. 15. People begin to talk of Negotiations for a Treaty of Subfidy between this Court and that of France. On the other Hand the Elector has reiolv'd to reduce his Troopi. D A Hanoter, Aug. 19. .The King arrived here two Days ago from Herenfcaufen in an open Chaife, iu which were alfo Prince Frederick of Heffe-Caflel, and his Confort PrincefcMary of Hefle, and the Countefs �f Yarmouth, preceded and followed by feveral Coaches and Six, his Majefiy and Company alighted at the Caflle, where a French Play was acted, after which the King immediately fet out on his return for Heren-hauien. The Streets he paHed thro* were illuminated. M S Yeflerday the Count d'Oltein, Ambafiador Extraordinary from the Emperor, had an Audience of a-bove half an Hour with his Majefty at Herenhaufen, and 'tis faid he is charg'J with a very important Corh-rhiflion. SJE Hanover, Augufl 23. An Interview between the King and his Pruffian Majefty, upon that Prince'. Return from Cleves, is flill talk'd of; but it is not yet known whether it will be at Herenhaufen, or at Gohorde. The Princefs Confort of Prince Frederick of Hefle, came on Saturday from Herenhaufen hither, to return the Vifit of the Lidics who had compliment ed her u�on her Arrival; as did Iikewife the Princefs Mary, Siller of that Prince. It's believ'd their High-nefies will fet out for Caffcl in eight Days. G E Franckfort, Aug. 25. They write from Dillen-bourg, that the Prince of Orange, with the Princefi his Confort, ftill continu'd there: That the Prince was employ'd in taking Meafures to eafe the fuhabi-tants of the Country. The King of Pruffia arrived here yefterday incognito. D A PRUSSIA. Berlin. The King of Pruffia has revok'd the Order by which the Diyme Service of the Lutherans was about three Years ago ilripp'd of its Ceremonies, and they have begun to renew them in three oftheChurchcs of Berlin. His Majefty was expected the 12th at Cologne from Franckfort, and 24 Horie s were order'd to lie on the Road, to carry him to Cleves without flopping any where ; but towards the Evening thofe Relays were countermanded j fo that it was fuppos'd his Majefty had refolved to go another way. SJE ITALY. Leghorn, Adg. 5. Letters from Naples give an Account, that there have been great Motions among . the Troops, moil of the Garrifons in that Kingdom, as well as thole on the Frontiers of Tuicany, having r bean changed, not only for preventing the late great Defcrrion of their Soldiers, but for patting thofe Garrifons into a good State of Defence. G E Genoa, Aug. 6. Our laft Advices from Marseilles inform us, thar there are 12 Gallies equipp'd in that Port, and provided with every thing nectfiary for feveral Months; but we don't yet know what Service they are defign'd for ; They are Iikewife equipping a Man of War to carry the new French Embailador to Conlfantinople. We hear from Barcelona, that fome Englifh Men of War appear from time to time on that Coaft to cbferve the Motions of the Spaniards, and that they have lately pfek'd up a Catalan Bark. The Mailer of a French Tartane, arriv'd here in 24 Days from Tripoli, reports that the Day he fet Sail eleven Galliots went out npon a Cruize. L E SWITZERLAND. Scbaffhaafen, Aug. 14 The Renewal of the Alliance between France and the Helvetick Body is de ferr'd for fome time. D A Bafil, Aug. 19. The following are the Conditions which have been propos'd for the Conclufion of an Alliance between the moll Chriftian King and the Grilons. 1. This Alliance is not intended tooffend or prejudice any Power whatfoever. 2. Beiides the Regiments and the Companies of Grifons which are already in the Service- of France, his Moll Chriltian Majefty fhall be at Liberty to levy as many Soldiers of that Nation as he fhall have Occafion for : The Officers which fhall command themihall beallGrifons. 3. If the Grifoas fhould happen to be attack'd, they may in that Cafe call home the Troops of their Nation : and further the King of France fha.ll furnifh them during the War with a Body of 2000 Men ol his own Troops, or 30000 Livres per Annum. 4. When it fhall happen that the Grifons have a bad Harveft, France fhall be oblig'd to fupply them with Corn at a reafonable Price. 5. The Grifons fhall be permitted tofettle in France, and to trade there in the fame manner as the other Switzers. 6. The Grifons fhall grant to his mod Chrillian Majefty'a free Pailige for the Troops which he fhall have Occafion to fend into Italy ; or that fhall return from thence; with this Ciaufe. That thofe which fhall be fent there ihall not be employ'd againit the Dutchy of Milan, and that no more than 400 Mtn fhall pafs thro' the Territories of the Grifons at a time. SJE SPAIN Madrid, Augufl 2. We have Advice that the Privateer Don Pedro de Goyochea, who fome time fince hid token thiJowafhendPacket and theDorothy, hav ing met with the Englifh Frigate :h2 Contt'a, inu being attack'd by her, had receiv'd fo mixh Dai.i.-gs from her Guns, that ilie cou.d ilaicc rcga.n the Laid. U S Madrid, Aug. 9. Thirty Battalions and iof.y Squadrons are marcliing from feveral I'rcvincfs eft; c Kingdom towards the CtW.s, in ordci to prevent x Delcent from the Engiiih. Tin Court ha� font Orders to C3d;z, tohsiicn the rittir.gouc of twelve Mca of War there. The Gold and Qther EEeih which, was in the LiiJjon I'acket Bo\t, taken by a Privateer, is to be fent to this City. The wl.o'e of tiie Orgo is valued at 500,000 P.eces of Ei^ht. On the o:he-r hand, Advice has been receiVd that cr.e Regiilf r ohip, call'd the None Dame du Rcfiire. which was "O-ing irom the Canary liiinds to ths Havanna, was fallen into the Hanrli of the Englifh : 1 his Ship was carrying O/derb from the Court to the Governors of Cuba and Carthag-na; but it's faid, that :he time Orders have beta fent into America by two French ships. G E Advice has been received by an Expref.i, that th� , Ferro! Squadron, under the Command cl Admiral Torres, fail'd the latter End of laft M-.--r.th. "This Squadron is compos'd of fixteen Men of tf'ar, atd is to be join'd by two more from St. Andcro, two frcro. Corunna, ar.d four or five from Cadiz ; but whether it is bound is not publickly known. It lus on. board two, and fome fay four thoufmd regular Troops, is victualled for iix Months, ard has icver3l Cheits of Arms onboard. G & They he.r f-cm the Provinces that th; Troops are in Motion e"Verv v.here advancing toward, the Coafis, that thsie in Gallicia had dUo left their Quarters to march towards the Groyne and Ferro!, and their Garrifons fupply'd by Militia. MS Madrid, Aug. 9. The (late) Duke of Ormond has order d hit, 5 kid Equipage to be got ready, from, whence we infer he is to go to Gaiicia. The 3i�-gp oi Gibraltar is ftill very much talk'd of; nevertaekfi a great many People are of Opinion it will not take Place this Year. LE PORTUGAL. Lisbon, Aug. i. A few Days fince a Spsnifh Ship from the Havannah put into the Port of Lagos : Her Cargo confifb of 14000 Quintals of Tobacco, 400 Quintals of Cariipeachy Wood, 60 Chcfts pf Sugar, zoooo- Pelbes in Silver, &C. The Letters Ihe brought over have bien fent to Madrid. We hear ;that the Squadron commanded by Sir Chaloner Ogle, after cruizing fometime in the Mouth o" the Sfreights, his put into Gibraltar. The Britifh Qmful here has declar'd that ail the Reports that have been ipread about Epidemical Dillenipcrs reigning at Gibraltar, are entirely gioucdlefs. L�-FRANCE, Paris, Acguft 20. The 7 th Inftant the Earl of Waldegrave, Ambafiador from the King of Great Eriuin arrived here from Compeigne ; but we hear his Excellency will return thither to morrow It is pretended that the Court has fent Orders for he Breit and Toulon Squadrons to put to Sea forthw h, acsd the commanding Officers are not to open u.cir lr.-llruclions 'till they come to a certain Latitude. It is alfo given out, that Orders have b�n fent to feveral Regiments quarter'd on the Frontiers to Iio'd them-felves in readinefs to march ; and that the Officers of the Land Forces are to repair to their refpeftive Regiments before the middde of next Month. Neverthe-lefs Cardinal de Fleury ufes his utmoit Endeavours to bring about a Peace. GE Paris, Aug. 22. According to Letters from Breft of the 16th Inflant, eighteen Men of War lie in the Road of that Harbour; and the Marquis d'Antin fends out two Men of War at a time to \varxh Ad-' miral Norris's paffing by Uihant, and relieves them every 48 Hours.  It is faid that thofe eighteen Men of War take Provifious for fix Mor-ths. The twelve Men of War at Toulon Iikewife lie in the Road, and have the full Complement of Men and every thing neceflary On board. L E Paris, Auguit 27. By a Liit printed at Roma of all the Popes that have been chofc fince the Council of Conftance, which takes Notice a Lb of the Time that they reign'd. ard of the Duration of each Conclave, it appears that theVe have been forty one Pooes including Martin III. who was created in the Council of Conlbnce, the 1 t;h of November 1417, and Clement XII. who died the 6th of February bft, N. S. that the longed Conclave which wa: in all that time, Was that held after the Death cl Alexa: der VIII. in JFebrtfar/ ;