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Dublin News-Letter (Newspaper) - May 3, 1840, Dublin, Dublin Vol. IV. Ricumn REILLT. libim'Ncws1' Numb. 347 Letter. From Saturday May the 3d, to Tuesday .May the 6th, 1740. Since our iaft arrived or* Brttifh Racquet, which b.outht two French Mails. Bofton, January 3. AST Toefd.ty arrived here Captain Mullen, from New Providence m a bout 17 Days, in whom Came fevfiral of Opr. Half's Hands, who were in the l;te Exrlott r.t Tgrto Plate; arid the Plunder 'here tdten does not turn u( to be fo much a* w s repte-e ted '! is true, they fwpriz.d and demanded the Fort, difmo-anted the Cannon, but two of which were Hrafs, the reft Irofi. and the Houles were burnt amounting ro 103. The Cu!Hi!eltickE. which were taken for Cjold. prav'd en ]y Silver wafh'd, fo that ti eylhar'd but about fifty Pieces of Eight a Man of uhat they took there. But Capt. Hall his fince met with valtly better Sue-eefs off of Cuba, where-manning and fitting out his Pettiauger, they came up with twoSpanifb LauncfifV crteof which they took, and the oth^r they drotfe atWre, where'the Spaniards landed, and \vi:h their limit Arias endeavoured to keep Capt Hall's Men oft', b.imde�fl-the fctm-ofa Pavfion, fhVd'wIfhJ tfcricn Stuff, embroider'd with Gold and Silver. A j flower'd Carpet'ra�\f with ' pn-^fotis S rones; twenty |W*ei fear of which a�e wrought of Wobtj arioher e*8Uk, and-! 5 of a lefs Site:'1 Thirty two Pieces of Stffc Suite of the Confl>ntine PcJitan Fabrick. Foui Kacasetnbfoider'd with Sold-and'Sifver.- One Hundred and-fifty Pieces ef various Indian Cloaths: A Boxful! ef exqoifite fa*- Masks $ and a magm'ficent-Knot of Oiaaaonds. Three? HtmoVed Boxes of Mi drcameriw c�u�pps'd of  Ambre; and 430 Boxes �f other Medicaments made of the Spirit of Riofes'.' Other Flower* arid Plants. One Thoufand Drachms f the pared Balfam from Mecca -arid otlwr Pa/ft.; and a vaft Quantity of ViMswth -Perfirrne from the indies and Perfia; Two Horfes, rhe Trappings" of which are garniuVd with Gold. Silver and precdus Stones. A Stiver Vcflet to -drink oot of, with t*o Silver Chains to fallen it. Two Powfings -"iembroi-'j dex'd wi:h Gold and Silk; and* a great SilveV VeiJev ta put Fife into. Lis ban r Majpek 24*. - The'ParrVnger.- of rhe*Spa-ni fiS-j Ship that arrived few DayV ago-at L'gokrepcj"f,� that before th�ir Departure fire- E-grifh Mcii-of War kept the: Port block*d op for-a tbarlrderablev rime; fo that it w* iiBpoflibte fcr �iy Veffer to venrttrc out without fatii�g intotkeir Hands: battfie Windfhift ing abouE � tfleNbrttt, -and' Wowing very h^rd, ^htf Eng'ufh Veffeh were; d'rfperfed, and the 'Spaniardis1 fesz'A th�t Oppomnity;t�' tome odt. : They add, tbat two Ship* wdre1 cift away 00 the Coafl irf ttot flaunt, but riiry caB't; fell-irlat Nation they befengM to. .....l;e Lisbon, ^farch z%. According to rhe lalV tetters ths Coase r�cav'd from- Gtn, - the fnd/ans having lard a Plot againft the Portugueze, tried divers Methods te put it ia Execution, especially By fnrprizing the City, where they ha* a very good fotelligtnce: But rhe Deijga being difcover"d,' the Portugneze atta'ck'd th�D�feveral'rim�, and have put it quite out of their Power to execute their evil Intentions. The three Veffels which were miffing outof the Fleet from the Bay of All-Saints, are fafely arriv'd here. The 17th Inftant two Ships arrived here from Paraiba, the Captains of which fay, that a few Days before their Deuartura ths Brazil Fleet failed for Europe-; iVttet wflexpettedit every Day. LE Madrid, April 1. There, are Letters from Donl Bias dtf Lege, Coarmodere of the Galleons, dated at Catihagaoa, whieh fay,- that'the Fair 1V fhortly to ber held at PanamE, and that he has unloaded the GaJ-leons-and fediretf the Effefts and'Tieafure that were �n board *Tis faid the Co*rr: Has alfo received Ad" ?i3arr5e.' Eight or nine more Men of War are fitting oat at* Cadiz, frbiri w-lielice a Regitfer Ship is on its Departure for Vera Cruz, having on board lie Viceroy of A-texico. S J E We are infbrined by the laft Letters from Cnuha gena, that the Englifh Fleer, coftfifliDg of 15 Men of War and two Bofflb Ships, under Admiral Haddock, had call Anchor of that Piace, which has alarmed the Inhabitants with the Fear of a Bombardment ; but we in no Pnin 3bout k here, the Place being w�il furnrfhed with Troops and A mm un if ion, aed the Admiral, as we are inform'd, notbetrig iria Condition to land 200 Men. S j E Naples, April 6 ' A VefTel is arrivttJ here from 5ici!y, the Mailer of which reports, that the Francif can Fryars at Palermo finding their Convent fhdok by a great Earthquake, ran im media telytb the" Charth' to Prayers, where they weie fcarce arrived, but 'hey felt another, fo violent that they rctoived to fiy Otff ot the Chareh, for fear Jeff  ir fhouhi fttt. "upijn their Heads; aitda? genrsi Lack wdttftf rTit-c'it they went out by the gre �.t Gate of the Convent rather th^ii by the Garden' Gate-which feadj to a Wood; but thoy had no- finner abandoned the'Convent, when both that and the Wood were fwallowed up. G F , Petersburgrr. ApiH tz. N.I?. ' Hif. faid that (he French Mmrlter'has, in the l^sme of the" KYng hi Mafter, feqtref|ed our Cflurt tcr-tfenci- Netiter in Ike War between Great Britain aM^piin; which Propb fal has be?n ma'deandaceertfd'f'b^ tiff iiti Condift orrs, but we rfor/t hear as yet that* xhc Ciariria fcas decbr'd heVfeff* that Patt^Skf, nor hoW far _fhe faid Ambcfisdtjr' hars facceedVd hi his/C�flfoi'ffi6n. /L'r. accommodafa'rig Matters between" Ui aild the" Court ofl Sweden. ' ' M $ The Armttrrietits by Sea and'Latld* afe Vigorbufly pnrfned, snA^fli^ frrt&at Apy>&&ti� '. ' ' Us* The Heer'MfrW^jp af Cro^ftadf will be in readt-' intfitoput^tBea^^aHtttcl^iin^: ; confiits of 25 iShips of the �inea^d H^tes^A'^neat Nurhbfef of Se-mten are afrif/ed1' that afC hot Natives of the Eecicfialjick 5tate; but that it feeais" his'�mi'nepcy irapi ihis*Pr*op8fai, tifion lofoYmh!nVn that the Vene-l t^tr-^^lF^^^^Otitlii tcr make fbrong Remon-itrances ajairtll-jt: ' ' ' LE Copen'ha*ge^iV Aprtt'iC)'. ' Weddri*f'h"e'ar t*hat the ConrYhas yet iffucd the ultimate Orders for lending away the Troopa that ari to enter into the King of Great Britain's ServiceThey have only been order'd to hold Themfelv'es* ijj readfnefs fo march". " LE Paris, April 25. We have Advice from ^ifle, by Letters of the' 2 3d Inft. N. S. that the Day be fore a grjat Part 6f*ieric Women of that; Town aflem bled in a riotous J^riher, and foon after difcharged 'their Furv antf fte^hgeon the Houfesof feyerarpri . f vate Pefions' WrVom* they 'accufe of having contributed I * towards the laying of a Poll-Tax'upoti'them : The Ilstendant And the'Grand Pr'ov'bfi ufed" their Endea vpars fo pa*c1fy" fhe*m'f] ande'ven caufed the Garrifon 10 bb'drawn up under Arms in order.'to terrify them ; "bat the Riot \vas not qaelPd'the 2^4 af Might, when the Courier was di/paicli'd to Parish ' " ' G- E Drefileri, April '27. The' fionoilrable Edward Finch; Efq; his' Britann ck Ivjaieify"^ Miniffer Plenipoteritiary tb the Court oF" PetehDourg, ar rived here tke 25th Inttant in his Way to that Court. " \ ,Am8ttdaihJ,;A'p>lf2^ The" Ifc'.vs'cftie' Spanifh" Squadron's tailing frontr Cadiz is confirmed by Letters from France, which (ay, that i; confiits of eight Men cf'War, two Frigates, and two fraa'l Vefids, arid has tak�n the Rout of America. Tha!e Letters add, that it was cuirer.tly reported at Madrid, that thh --ft*-Squadron r,-as ro be reinforced by the Ships which hald been equipp'ii in the Tort ef Ferrql ia GVTicia, which weie i -rtcsfore repented to have been dcfi^u'd for an Expecuiyn upon Irelandj that.was to have been commanded by the Duke of Ormond. if credit is to ht given to the News rer ved frona Spaui, her two Squadrons /rora Cadiz and Ferrol w*rH confiftof twenty well equipp'd Ship.-, which are foil >of Soldiers and Sailors, and have cn boa&d a great Quantity of Arias. The fame News adds, that the Court of Spain receiv'd great pfeafure upon hearing that its Men of War which were entirely ufeiefs in ;Europe, had found means of Healing a\v�y to the fjccoyr of its American Dominions, moft of the important PIdces v.-hereof, fuch as Carthagena, Uio de la Hacha, La Vera Cruz, and the Kat'air.a, were thieifened by the fiogiifh, who, his Catholick Ma-jeffy doub's not, wiil by this mean; be defeated ia thtir Defigns, and ir.fler.d of being able to do whatever they'might think proper in theGulph of Mexico, wit' have enough to do to l'ecure their own Fleets and St tt'emsnts, it being allured that the Spaniih Admiral Puit do is with ah Expedition to repair to /arcaica, in order to engage the'Negrbej of that Ifland in a new Infu'r.-;clicrs and to fuBtort them in it. It's reported, thar Spain by.fending theft; Siip> into the Wefi Indies, has left her ."ports' in the Ocean jn a manner defrrtu'te cfMen- of Wary � of this d;eJEngl|& may fjoflibly take Adyaritegef>" however, ,they , vfifl.�have 0 .tliirig to fear fitya tiie Ejcpeckkc wkkh-it was jai4 i\� pu'k'e'of* Orrnpnd" wa& to have had ths-Dirci^ica ^f,_ but who, it's now bellev'd, was_ tej,ei; y�tesd#4 fch-ive any, but was, km'ypf irpak jtvTgnbtf to give his A3v.;ce otaJy, Jadeed- it'* i^rlrceiy fo be -that; "the Coutj of Spain; vj/ouldfrufl the'y a Storm and broke to pieces ; the- Crews, of both vieretofi.. -  D P : Genoa April .12.-. -The .X*feir� of Corfica were t|e"Su6jeS of the rje&a^es iamoft ot the Configjiettt' iifcrfc lalt' WVek : At.'.the.iiSueof thefe Councils, * Courier was di/patch'bf.tQ Parkhis return isimpaiknt-If expecled, "bsciufg u is believed )% decide v^hat form'of Goverhmem .Cornea i* to,- b*i_wider*- ; L.O N.l3 0,N, April 29. .: ; t . � ; From Pari?, 25th Trffi.. The finding . being p*fcclaim'd. G J Thev yrjte from (Roland, that; Prince Radaeril t^k^ileffioftfetety.of'theifate qf the Sobieflo-Fa-mt'y,' but engag'd at theiame time to fatkfy-the Pre** tetde'r's two Soiis "for fuch P *rt of i he lati Prince {mex _S**iefki*�'Eilateas rhey daim &y t ftae of their Def-ceht'from their Mottterr the Prinoefs Ckmcotina So-bififki, who "was that Prince's jDaagiiier. . LB Letters of the a 2d from Paris ky, thst. the Magi* rtrfetes bavefent for 50,000 Head of Cattle , . .____- -jrast Ire!ard>* thei--own being by Want of Pflraje; durnrig Cilia log. Wmter reJuc'd to mew .SkeletWi thatic *iai require time to fatten them H,a^s j and cha>-th^X write from Barguwiy. that-fo many of theitf Vines have been kii.'d bytbeFtolt, th*t tt*eir W�ne� art very much rifeh in Price. ; h Sr Our fafrLetters from Parjs>fay^ that .a^,9oc>He(ifn ia;that Cfty and its Suburb* have been nurk'd"o�, i� 'i * order ;