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Dublin News-Letter (Newspaper) - May 6, 1840, Dublin, Dublin Vol. IV. RICHARD REILLT. Numb. %x% The Dublin News-Letter. From Tuesday May the 6th, to Saturday May the ioth, 1740. �p for Mej onier to Yefterday arrived one Britifh Pacquet. and on Wed-nefday laft anorher. which brought one French ar.d twsi Holland Mails, vifc. Cadiz, April 16. ^HE two Veffels freighted with Pro-\ vinous and Warlike Stords tor Amenta, lot fail a few Days ago wich tlx new Vice-Rev of Mexico. We ccminue unloading the Flotilla; two ol thofe Shif s ar� already fitted tWai. and arc to Ct fail forthwi h *R 'l^'iluadroH which fai'd from hence ne 29th of iall Month. V.'c contince equippng with ad poffibie Di ig?nce ihe Snip* of the Line in tr.isPorr, to which wi,J u.-a^cded feveral Frigates and Fiie Ships. *� G E Madrid. April 19. We ha\e recei*'d Adviee that the four Men of War which let foil from the Groyne in the Month of Nov�;nber laft, vkjtii the Vice-Roy Don Sebiflian d'Fibba, and 6co rfgular Troops, be-fides a great Quantity of Proviilons ard Ammunition for the Weil Iodic?, are fafelr arriv'J at Porto Rico; and that they took an Englim Frigue, laden with Corn, in their PafiDge. it confilb of twelve Ships of the Line and five Frigates. .The King has granted great P. irilcges to ail Foreigners who ftiaii^t up Ala-nufaclures in Pomerania. GE Lisbon, Aprtl 4. Twenty-(even Ships of the Fleet, from Kcrnambouc, which ccniills of 40 Sail in all, including a Man �f War, are already arriv'd in tl e T.-.gus. It is faid the Lading of this Fleet confills,. among ether Things, of 6300-Cheits of Sugar, feve-r.l J houfands of Hidus, 3000 Arobesof i'obacco, 23,000 Quintals of Crazil V/ood, i,zco,ooo Cruia-does in Gold, &c- . G E Paris, April 2%. O. S. The Marquis d'Aniin w:1i fet out for Breil the 3d of next Month, in order to take upon him the Command of the Squadron :here. The Cathedral cf Charres in Beauce was burn'd down by Lightnini; the 24th IniL S J E Berlin, April 29. Th; King continues on the meoding Il�nd, having taken the Air forfeveral Days in a Chai.e thru' the principal Streets of the City. Tile Populace, wi;h loud Huzza'a, figniry'd the Joy they had in fteing bis Majcliy. M S Verfailta, May 2. The Kegotiatioas which our M-y has prppaftd to enter upon at London aie of fuch-fmporpnee, that inftead of one M-r there will be t.vo (cut at ore Time, viz. M. deEuiTitiu Plailfi, who formerly, manag'ii xke, Interlflts of our Couit there before tbetEmbaffy of the late Count dc Cambis, and M, de-Ij'JBsang, who was Jtno.wn to the World by the Negotiation whici he concluded at Petersburgh after the Ruffians took Qantzic. Thofe two Gentlemen have both of them Places in the Secretary's Office. The former is already fet out for England, and the Jatwr will follow tujs Wtzk. The Emperor will alfo fend a MiniHer of Character to London, tofecond the Propolals that are to be made by thefer two. Geht!en>ec, which do nridoubtecly re late to an Accqmnjodaitfn betwixt Spaia and Great Britain. We.are the (sine time affar'd, chat this important Affair is already on the Carpet, and that 'tis like to be attended with a happy-iffje. L E Brafids, May-.-y.-. The badSeal'on having considerably- railed the Price of kead, the Populace of this City aflembled ytlerd&yvand.plunder'd::be .ihopa of aljnoii all. the Bafcersj: but the GarrUbo and the Burghers foon put an End to this Tumult. There has been-a Riot at Ghent on the fame Account, the Populace having infulted the1 Magiflrefes and rifled the Houfes of feveral private Perfons; ;and lor Lring-ing them Ca reafon trieip was a Nece(5ty. of fending for Ceiachineacs of the G*nritoos of jVIoji , Aeth, Oitend and Bruflels. . . . Hague, May 6 - . The States are bufy in their Af fembly deliberating-npwi the motf preper Meafures to be taken in ttie preent Pofiure of Affairj, in the me^n time, 'tis certa'B they�.have rejected 'the Prapo fai of the Court of France for uV riding Neuter, ii France takes i'art with Spain, in tffpect to the J2rfer-ences between Spain and. Great lijtuin, .of ^vbjch.the Fiench MiuiUcr has lent an Expreij �to his Court. SjX- S-J-E-l keif fcBg.iBi-ftom paflung Advantages further, ia LO n d o n, May, t, j. By the. Ho'land Mail arrived this'Say, we are advi&d from Copenhag�na the 23d pill, That Mr. litley, Envy extraordinary 0/ tne King of Great Britain, has demanded-that the Court ihould name the General Officers for the 6000 meu that are to enter into the Britith Service, whica are ready to maich at the" firii jOrders. It having been judg'd in Rveral Councils, that in the prefent Crifis of the Northern Affairs its abfolutely ceceffiry to- put the Navy in Reidine&upou all Events. We are (hortly to begin fitting op fome. M:n ot War. , G E : From Madrid rzth 6't. A great Camp is forming in Gallicia, in order to kit Enterprise, we fay, againR Great Britain: And it feem* that the Dokeof Or-mood and LordMar Ihall are to depart fronvhence J very (hortly-to join/ fhofc Troops, All the Ring's Fotfics are at prefent complete, and* in gooi Conditi- on, efpecial'.y the Cavalry, which for Men and Horfe* is inlerior to none in Europe. G E The King of bpain has tigned a Decree for 'evying a Poii Tax upon all his Snrjecls j which, it ii laiu, will bring in vail Sums to the 1 reaiury : 7'hty taik alio cf eitabiiiliing a Monopoly of Wool, in pj^ria^e of wr.ich me Ku.g will appropriate to himielf alil^ Sheep in tiie Kir,gdc'ia. C E From Barceitna, 21ft paft. A few Days ago Count de Gumes, Governor General oi Catalonia, fi-nt awr.y fcvc Shipi to Majorca, with ionre OSctrs of L'iilindtion, and leveral Companies of Soldiers ; but Admiral Haddock getting Information of it, detected two or three Frigates to furprizr them, which ihey accordingly (ucceeaeJ in ; however, two of our Vtlfels got ia;e to Tarragona, acd two others pat into an accent Fat; but ti.c iingiifTi took the fifth after ;i ftriart Engag^nKr.r, in which the Spaniards had a'.out 70 Meti kil td, mil many wounded, it is (aid the Marquis de la Min.i's Brother-in law is amcng the Bead, diat the Count dAitres, a Knight of Malta, is taken Piifuner, w.tu ftverai other Officers and (ixty private Men. - L E An Extr-cl o; a private Letter from Amfterdam. The Refo.u.ion of the States General for the Augmen- . cation of the Trcops and the Navy is taken in potto,  all the Provinces having at lait coofected (hereto; buc there are no oteps yet taken for putting tee fame is Execution, nor is that believed at all to be a preding.. Affair,-feeing People here perfoade thtmielvts thoc theie will now be no real Occaiion to fend Succours : to Great Sntain, it bsing flrongly reported, and generally beheved, that the Spanj0t Squadroo^ whfeh chat Crown had fome Sufp#icra was4tfi�rJ�d &r an Expedicicii uport Ireland* is failed for America... AM � on the o.her Side, there are good Grewi&'10-fceiiev*; thii.l'h.ngs fuch aSuuation, that.-Praac*.will not, at ieall this Year, publickly take Pa-more than ever an Accommodation between Great' Britain and Spain; (hat his Eminence has frequent Conferences with the Earl of WaWegrave nptfn this. Sabj- ei, and many Couriers have been fcne thereupon. hxs iKX^^Mmt the Weft-Indies, as has teen � reported, .bufl^Pph the Cmize wkh- that from Fex*-' rol, to prevent an Englifh Squadron faid to be at Sea jaraing with Admiral: Haddock. Whatever be the Intent, of the Spanifli Squadron wihVfcort be-known. Mean while naoftPtop !e-ate�f Opinioa that they are'; intended for an Expedition of the greattfi Momeoc. From Leghorn of the 16th paft, That the Sqta* dron.equipp^d at Toulcn is net (aded. Thev fay at pieicnt it- is intended to vifit the Poftsof Batbarj?.'  This Day arrived a XfaH wkfr Advke fi^ Vien-JUij^ that a Prcject was on foot Ifof terminating the ' EWf tences between Great Britain and Spain. M S We hear from Francs, that the-Coont C1avrjo% Squadron, which (ailed from CadiiBay^ h^sorm^ atCorunna^ � �����} Yettcrday came Advice, that hi* MaJfty^'Si^ the Panther, Capt. Jam�s> Rycaut, of ^.QttisylM^: taken b� Plymoath twd'Span^Privatectsy ' ' As has Majeftywent to and from tb^oafccfPeAsv the Mob by the Coadk fioV^ -cry'd aftwr *vit& iJU pnud Spaniards, and vf txttb ikMoj^J&^t^g^ ;