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Dublin News-Letter (Newspaper) - March 14, 1840, Dublin, Dublin Vol. V. RICHARD RE I L L T. The Dublin News-Letter. Numb. 459 u / From Saturday March the 14^, to Tuesday March the jyth, 1740. Since our laft arrived one Britifh Packet, which brought one French and two Holland Mails, viz. RUSSIA. Petersburg h, February 21. H E Marquis de Botta Minifler Plenipotentiary from the Queen of Hungary continues earneft-ly to demand, that the Court will caufe a Body of Troops either to go directly to the Affiifance of that Princefs, or to make fome Diverfion in her Favour. The Pruffian Mi-nilter on his Side, neglects nothing that may engage this Court not to break the Alliance which fubiilts between it and Pruffia. D A POLAND Dantzick, March 2, Several Competitors are ta'k'd of for the Dukedom of Coutland j amongft others, one of the .Prjiices of Brunfwick, one of the Princes of" the Houfe of jBrandenbourg, a Polifh Prince, and Count Maurice of Saxony* Count Poniatowski, Palatine of Moravia, fo much ef-letm'd through all Europe for his eminent Qualities, is like-wife named. GE ITALY. �. Venice, Feb. 25. Our Letters from Albania and Dal-n-tia full allure us, that the Turks are making great Preparations for War, not only on the Frontiers of thole Provides, but aifo in feveral other Parts of their Dominion^ in Europe, ill which give fome Uneafinefs to the Republjck : We wait impatiently for Letters from our Ambaflhdor at the Porte, becaufe the laft Letters from thence inform us, that the T urkilh Empire feem'd at the Eve of a great Revolution. DP We hear that the Court of Spain has made large Remittances to Italy ; and they write from Naples, that the Troops dellin'J for J ufcany would cer*ainly begin their march towards the latter end of this ;\.'on:h. DP GERMANY. Vienna, Ftb 22. They write from Fr.inkenftein in Silefia, that a Det.chment of ;o Dr. goons had been attacked by 500 of the Eremy's HufFars; but that the Dragoon;, notwithstanding their faiall Number, and tho' they were furrounded, defended themfelve6 with fo much Bravery that after having broke thro' the Enemy, they retired with the Lofs of no more than eight Men kiHed and fome wound- SJE Vienna, March 1. N.S. The Duke d'Uz.da is ftlU at ingerftof, ui der the Examination of a fpecial Committee. Tis faid he has been prodigioufly uneafy ever fince he was tojd of the Letter.intercepted at Turin. GE Vienna, March 4. The Court receiv'd an Exprefs the Day fcefore Yelterdav f.om Drefden, with.TJifpatcaes from the Count de Kevenhuilur, .he Queen's Minuter to the King of Poland; fince which the talk is revived of a Treaty on foot for the Marrisge of the Archdutchefs Mary Arme with thePrirceRoyal of S3Xony. GE Ratisbon, Feb. 27. The Minifter who refides here for the Margraves of Bareith and Anfpich, has declared that thefetwo Princes have been very much furprized at a Report which is fpread, that they would furijiQi ti>e King of Praffia'with 14000 of their Troops to be improved in the flafinels that Monarch has undertaken ; that if teems the Authors of that,Report would infjouate, that tliey have Views prejudicial"to the Intereft of the Empire 1 thit on the Contrary, their ofcly Aim is to do all that lies in their Power to maintain Peace ; and therefore, that all that has been ablifhed about this IMy of T/oops is a doftn-right Ca-tmhy. ; 5je Hanover. Feb. zS. The Baron de Schtviegelr, Pnvy Ccunfellor at W*r, is gone ftotn hence to the K^igof Pruf-k, in order to esccute, on the part of the King of Great $iai*, an important C aHolijEtan-, the purport of which, ilVbtlieved, i6 jpreconci^*i* ?pHrl|�f Vienna and Bsr-_ i |pd People7 Bitter themfeiw* mkHi is&'fiaseed In �Negotiation. ' :- :  r. SJE Franckfort, March 9. There is no certain Time yet a-ed upon for the choice of an Emperor. The Electors of Menfz and Triers are of Opinion that this important Bufi-fs cannot be difpatched too fperdtly, and the Grand Duke Tuicany has. declared hitnfelf of the feme fentiments. On the other Hand, the Electors of Cologn, Bavaria, Pala-hne, arid the Kings of Poland and Pruffia, think, that as the Empire is at present divided into fomany feparate inteiefts, 'twould be better for a while to defer the^imeof Election,. �*hich might poffibygive an Opjwtanity of" iecOcciliog tiwfeJnterefts, and ofcaufibg, U>e Qki^iW'bc'gn^-wlth fere Unanimity. The lUnftl^realBpr^^^^ jfet Vd himfdf -aj^^ii^^'r^^^^^^t^ � acquainted the Magiitracy of^^ir^^tMrbeMfHoivM! Perlon to ^'tt'M-^^W^^tSi^f^'i leOorsofCofogn, Ment^hdTwerafare,alfS* *** Breflaw, March 2. N.S. U bve been openM again, ^tta^rMarch 5. N^^^^^H Brown, which is quartet* at %�^ft^*1^ Olmmz, is Increafd to 8s r.-n-der'd ftill more uncertain by Letters fiom Moravi-i, whi.h fay the Pafs leading to Jabluncka is ftill pcffdVd by th-Auittian Troops. GE Niefs in Silefia, Feb. 16. The Ga�rifon of this PLce makes frequent faliies upon tlie PrufTmns, and thrre hardiy palTes a Day but fome Pn'foners are brought in : The '.'.ft was a Major of Engineers. G E P R U S I A. Berlin, March 7. Letters from Silefia advife that the King has given Orders there for railing a Regiment of Silefians, and quartering the fame in the Suburbs of Bre-flauj that the Auilrians are aflemhling near Olmitz in Moravia, having already feventeen Regiments there, in-fomuch that qnlefs the Differenc� betwixt the Courts of Berlin and Vienna be foon accommodated in a friendly Manner, nothing but a bloody and tailing Campaign can be expected, the King being firmly relolved to ma:nr:in his Pretenfions to that Dutchy at all Hszsrds by the Mea-fures already taken, having fent the neceflary Orders every where for the march of nis Troops and the C nveyance of the Artillery and the Stores of War. MS Berlin, March 7. N. S. The Marquis de Villeroy, Mi-niiler from the King of France, receiv'd a Courier from Pa. ris a few Days ago. It's faid tlm the Difp -tches he brought are very important, becaufe the Marquis is gone to Si'efia to communicate them to the King. DP Berlin, March 7. N. 3. V/e have News frcm Silefia of three Aclions that have.lately happened there ; the firit be-tw�en a Squadron of Schulembourg's Dragoons and a De tachment of Auftrian HuiLrs; the feco d between a Br.ta-lion cf Prufli'.n Grenadiers and a Detachm nt ol the Queen of Hungary's Forces ; and the third between the HulTars of both fides. In tne firft, the Auliiian HufTars were put to flight, and oblig d to retire to Neufs, after the Lofs of only two Men kili'd and a few wounded; in the fecond, which was fmarter, 'tis faid the Prufikns loft fome Baggage; the third was alfo pretty fmart, but 'tis not certain the Auftrians got the better in it, as was reported- G E Berlin, March 11, N. S. Ycfterday arrived here an Officer, preceded by five Poftilions, with the News cf the taking of Glogow. The Particulars he brought in general are IJpdto bey that Prince Lebgold.of AnhaU,, wWco^, dcries in favour of this Order upon the Foundation of the Ccmu:ande;ies cf Malta ; Our Letters from Nantz acd Ca-diz, and cur l.-.i! Advices from M.iitinico confirm, that the Gs.'ieon w..re to Ik fail forthwnh for Europe. Our India Comj-.iny s Aftirns are at 2195 Livr.s. SJE Paris, March t j. Some Letters from Spain fay, that by an Ad vice-Bo:, t News w^s brought th.at the Gal.'eons were (a(o\y a'riv'd at the Havanna ; hut this wants Ccclifmation-Ltttcrs from Ni.nz, Cad;z, and Martinico, 3g:ee in its being intended th it the Galleons fhall foon return to Europe. The Count de AiOr.UjQ fet cut yefterday for Strasbourg, in his Way to Fr nckf.>rc. He has heard that the Houfe which^. has been hired for him theie has been fince taken for one.ojf the Electors, ar.d that the whole City was hired by theft Electoral Hight.efijs, fo that the Amaiffadors and foreig^ Miniiters would be oblig'u to lodge in Tents. They writ* from Nantz, that about forty Pecple were lately kiil'd there by the ludJen fJling cown of tiiree Houfes. G5 NETHERLANDS. B'ulT:ls, Feb. 23. The lait Advices from Vienna brought* the Qjeen of Hungary's CVn.ent to the propofel made to n^T;' having cau'ed a general Arrack r!^ be uade at one and the fame Time at all the Gates oJ^the Town, at Twelve a Clock at Night: That the laid gi^es having ken broke down by the Grenadiers with ^'ir Axes, the Pruffians got into the Town before the 'frhok Gaxrifon could be under Arms, and which in all rji�de only between 7 and 800 Men. In this Aftion very fr'w Men were killed ; on the Side of the Pruffians, they fay^nlf 50 killed or wounded. Amongft the Auitrians M^sr'General Raiky was danger-QuAy woimded. ^ L G General WalHs who cominanGcd1* th? Place was made Priibnex of War, with the whpleJparrifon. G E Berlin, March 16. N.S. it reported that within a Fortnight 25,000 Britilh ForctS'w^uld come here from England, in their Way to Geyiiiay. when it will be known how the Affairs ftand bfew'in France and Great Britain, and between the latter and|-;hu King of Prufiia. MS S A X O I. Y, Hamburgh, ivjarch 14. Thtf Junction of the Danes in the Bri'.Hh Pay, and the Hann^irigbs and Heffians js no longer doubted, but when or to^v/htt Purpofes this Camp will be forrqed and by what otjh-j; Tfo�ps it will be reinforced is much talked of, but mjre by Confequence than wkhottt Foundation. Some Proiptn Regiments are arrived near Magd-burgh,^3pd feverftL tj^p-e ate marching from dive-s Places .to fgfni a Camp, a>l'o greater Difficulties than eror are.Stau^ *^^^ the�>!^ceffion of the late Emperor } toprmcirag^r^jtyeTy ti^irjtg. which (hall be eoafted to the prejndlce of tiid^feghR^ahd to infift upon that particular of giving hit ^o^^t'i'w: Diet for the Kingdom of Bohemia. tCs very cfri^n ifeat if the Count de Montijo mould chance to be permit^ ^pjrote at the Ekclion he .would be for the King of Poli^ld^' Leters fiom Libon advife/ that the King of Portug^l'J& given the Archbifhop rick of Braga to the Infant rjton'i/ji�ph. It appears by a Lettecfehtrronxtbe Countd^Gl|2ae*to Court, that fo large % Qa&nt^ of'Provifibns an^i Apmonition are at Barcelona an(|^cherjieigbbpuring Pops, a*-^ ill be fufficient for under Jalangf feveral Sieges. A great Nbrcber of Tents are mk-ing, which are immediately to ^Wmt into Catalonia. S JE r F R "A N E; ' yk*7- .The.laft J^AiketDay Bread fell fix ^<^Bg: bf