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Dublin News-Letter (Newspaper) - January 13, 1840, Dublin, Dublin 0I/. V. RICHARD R E I L LT. Numb. 422 The Dublin News-Letter, yi. From Tuesday January the 13th, to Saturday January the 17th, 1740. $at laft arrived on* Britifh Packet, which brought one T Holland Mail. SWEDEN. Stockholm, December 28. I, HE French Atabaflador received two Day* ago an Exprtfs from his Court, and had immediately an Audience of the King, with whom he difcourfed above an Hour. People pretend that Prance thinks it moil advifeable for tliis Kingdom as well as forherfelf, in the Irefcnr Jun&ure, 10 accommodate Matters with Ruflia, and keep chejnfelves in a good Pofture. MS * GERMANY Breflaw, December 15. OS. Upon Advice that the King of Pruffia.is maiching towards this City with an Army of 20 or 25000 Msn, we are taking the neceflary Measures tor a vigorous Defence. Ainis have been diftributed to the MiJitia and the Burghers, and we ax; Hindering fit for fer-rice the Artillery on the Ramparts which confifts of 100 Piece* of Cannon. Breflaw is but flightly fortify'd 4 it* chief Defence is a good Wall, furroondrd by a broad Ditch fiil'd w/ilr Water of (he Oder. Our Magazines are well fiil'd. that it will not be any eafy Matter to ftarve the Town by a Blockade. The only Thing we fear js a Bombardment. SJE We-have juft received Advice that the King o�r Pruffii is at do greater Diftance than 15 Leaguts; but at the fame time we hear by an Exprefs, that two Regiments of Huflais are arrived at Oels; and that General Erown, with 4000 Men drawn from Bohemia and Moravia, is arrives in the j Neighbourhood of B.eig, where he is entrenching bimfe f m Expectation of* the Troops filing off towards Silefia. SJE Vienna, December 17. O. S. Count Neuperg waits enly for bis lalt Orders to repair 10- Bohemii and Silefia, to uki Qpon him .e K'rg of Sardinia has withdrawn his Troops from the Fiefs held by the Holy See in Piedmont, in Conft-qurnce of the Accommodation concluded witii him ; and that his Sardinian Majeily would forthwith fend an AmbdEidcr to the Pope. : SJE Naples, Dec. 12. AU the Preparations carryrng on at this Court, Jhew an Intention to march an Army into a neighbouring Country. It is faid that tee King himfelf defigns to be at the Head of his Troops. G E Naples, Dec. 12. Letters from the Ukraine adyife that General Keith who commands a "Body of the Army there, received by an Exprets an Account of the Death of the Emprefs; with Orders likewife fo take the Oath of Fidelity to the new Emperor; to which h? readily fubm'med Bat as m the Form lent him it was faid, that the Duke of Courland was Regent, the General refufed on that Srore to fubferibe the Oath^ alledging that he cojbd pay no Obedience to any one but the Emperor, and next, to him to the Duke_�nd Dtltchefs of Brunfwick. D A Milar^ Dec. 27. Thrae Regiments are to march hence-for the Great Dutchy of Tufcany, asSpmiis greatly aug menting her Gaxri&ins ia the Stati Delgi Prefidti. All cur Fortrefies are Soring with Artillery and Ammunition. MS SPAIN Madrid, December 1. O. S. As ail the Farces for the Expedition to Italy Ire to have Cteathtng and Arms, they'll hardly be ready to embark teforeV March. The Ring has no b tter Men in his Service than thefe Troops, whfch confiia of 34 Battalions add 37 Squadrons: Orders are feat to Op diz to fit out 20 fhtps of the Liie. The Duke of Minn* dora, who hjs been depriv'd of hia^ Dominions ever fince 1710, fJr havrng takoo part againft the Emperor in the War, which hayjp^ieclion Account of the Spanifh Monnrchy, is fhortly to marry a Oiughter of chelate Duke of Berwick, wh^ll bring him: a confidentbje Fortnne. SJE Maarid, December 9. D.8.: The Difpatches brought hen? by a Courier fe�t*M? Pari, a^pwrvery fatufiflory to ^itt Cttet. |k� M*'f&t & SMixfa Day, which was celebrattd with great Magnificence, conforr'd the Digni:y of a Grar;dee of the firii Rankuuon tie Count de la Marck� AmbaiTador from Fiance. Great Pieparaliens are carrying on 10 execute the intended Fxpediuon into Jtalv. Jt is allured that the neceffjry Funds tor that Service are already provided ; and that the Duke de Mentemar wiil have the chief Command of ths Troops employed in i:: Upon which Occafion he exprefs'J himfelf in a Letter to a Nobleman at Naples in the following Manner, * I hope foon to have " the Pleafure of feeing Inlv again, which Country f quit-" ted with fo much Regret five Years ago." 5 J E Madrid, Dec. 20. The Court has received important Difpatches fiom the Wcii Indies, which have occafioned the holoing of feveral Confeiences in the King's Prefirsce. The Court is alio informed that the Britifh fquadron under Admiral Ogle had greatly funered by a item. But this meets with no Credit here. MS PRANCE. Paris, January 12 Lettrrs from Mad;id import, that an Order wjs puLLihed there for the Encouragement of Seamen to ierve on Beard, his Majefty's Fleet, whereby Mariners of all Nauons are offered three Months Pay gra. tis, and fix Monihs Advance, the Scarcity of Sailors being fb very extraordinary; and the like Encouragement is cfFsf-ed to Landmen, his Majeily defigniiig to have in J ray and Spain an Army of tocooo Mm next Summer. SJE We hear frcm C^d z, that Orden were come thither from Courr, to hatlen the Equipm-n; of tne Men of War " tfae.e, which it was judged would be ready to fail in about three Weeks. Tis adaed, that the Troops in Gajicii, were in Mction, but that 'tw-s belicv'd tJie f iacs whither they were to maich, was no: yet. fixed. iSjE They write from Gibraltar, rhat Admiral Haddock1 e^.-tioued wiih his Fiea in chat Bay, and that the Spaiuft Troops who had lately appeared on the Spot whsre ;he fare Siege was foxm'd, were all march d to Algtzira, however, 'twas believ'd they would hardly undertake any chirg againft that Place. SJE They write fiom Vienna, that the Emprefs Regent hid ifTued an Order forb.dden the Export of aii kind of Grain from her Dominions, there being a gr?ot Scarcity in 1 Auilria. iSjE Paris, Jan. 14. They have begyn 60V demolifh i the Houfes on Pone Marie, which threaleajd immediate inifl. . , G F. The Ceurt yeflerday went into -Moaramg fcr; A ee Weeks, for the Death of the Emperor* ti tt We have juft had Advice, that the Queen of the-Two Sicilies is again with Child. " - E The 10th we receii'ed News, that-the King of PrtuV, after a fbort Siege, htd m-de himfetf IVIjjter of Grcikaw the Capital of Silefia j and that Geoerai Dalits who] had thrown himfelf into the Place with a ficdy &f Troopsi was made Prif ner of War. -iG E Paris, Dec. 26. Upon the arrival of the News^that 25000 P.ulfian* we;e enter d Silefia, tome C�'oftnajcea we e held at Verfailles; and it is �ncc reported thai25000 Men will immediately ailemble upon the Moiclle.. SJE Paris, Jan. 1. A Mafoa oi the Limcnfia di.-d -here lately ag�d 102, who declared but two Hoa s bs'xte he died, that he affiucd in laying the firft itone ot xrte CdiJe of Verfailles. The Ma.quis Caponi, Great Chamofljiaia of tha Great Duke of Tufcany, who has been here for fome un;e, has been fent f^r home. SJE- The Letters we receive from the Ccantry contain msft melancholy Accoun's of the Ravage done by the great Floods: All the Country from Tosrj aa far as Nantz, is drowned in the fame manner as in the Year 1711 : The River Djux has overflowed its Banks at Bcfancnn, and Lid part of Franche Comtc under Water; Taune and tne Sdane have likewife oveiflowed and drowned all the Country tfaey run thro': Several little Towns are utder Water: In the Lower Puuiu thrre h nx Feet Water in the ploughed Lands: The Province of Orie�m;, m pirhips, the only one that ia . free from tfaefe Cal.mitiia : We are very apprehtcfive.that the Com will be fp^jled if the Wa-.cr&do.:'r. quickly retire� and inch an Accident, tojeibsr with the fiieigbu t> which wt are already cbiven, may c^uie epidemxal Dut�n>pcts. Lttters horn Chalons on the Marr.e mike mention of aQ Earthquake that la-ely happened thc;e, wjuch they lay. threw down fcve;al Houfes and Churches. SJ& The Mailer and Jud^e of the Chamber of Mafonry in this Ciiy hive juft iifued an Order, enjoining all ice Archi-teftsafid Mafter Builders to vifit the Sou Ovations, of all ih* Houfes n-ar th>.- Riv� fidgain, fo that th=y fear the lots of the great Budge thee ever the Meafe : The common Poft from Italy, and the extraordinary one from Venice, which fhould have come in laft Week to Augsbourg, did not arrive till the 12th ult. And a* we . don't fecfiF of th�ir being arrived at Bi h'ngen, 'tis 'eaictfthey arcdrpwswd in the Danube, in whkh the Stage Coach; from Naremberg wasloil about Donawert, where it was flopped by the Ice: On the 23d ult. the Waters of the Senne role fo high, aga* \v Broflels, that the lower pan of that City was again laid under Water; and we hear thai the M&ry in the Province af Namurc is inexprtffible, where a N^illioa and half of Florins won't make good the Damage} Th� I Inundation ftill commit! jttat Rav�jp ia fev�i�i p^m of ;