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Dublin News-Letter (Newspaper) - October 28, 1840, Dublin, Dublin Vol.. IV. RICHARD R E I L L T. Numb. 399 'he Dublin News-Letter. ? From Tuesday OStober the 28th, to Saturday November the ift, 1740.. Sj.-iCt our tall arrived one Britifh {'accrue:, which brough ! one Holland Mjil. ITU Y. Gmc, October 8. E have received Advice from Cil>-rali.i', ibir the fJ.ilh .w of Tun-i* U jtlcj.-'J 10 ! fCuciirr.en ;.mi -,-S Spaniard--, Ua ti.e S^ra of 65c i'i_iUr an.; i .) I'cal. ; til .c (everal Su'jccts ol iiic L ni:ed Provinces 1.3d iikcivilr been /ft a: Liicriv; at\l tf.ac {here rrmiir.ed no moic ci.at 35 Dutchinr-n ;-t ]\3eiuKf Cyprus repon-, that in his way thiiher he heard that rhe Plague, which had rag'd lome Time at Smyrna, continued to make gte.t Havork there : That i: raj;ed very -much ar Ale.mJ. rg zli that the f>.g'ifli publifh, hii moll Chrillian Ms] l!y is fnr fr-,m attempting to act an\ o:hea (He. M S Paris, Oct. 21. The Magiflrates cf this City have ap-p'y'd to Court for a Regulation of the Price of B-ead, purfiiant to the Complaints of the Poor, who were obliged to eat Roots, Herbs, Sec, and his Majefty, out cf his Bounty, his order'd that an Account be taken of all Stock in the. Farmers Hands of all kind of Grain; and in the mean time ha� diftributed a great Quantity of Rice for their neceffary Subfiute momentous Affiir, and his c*�rifd on a trejfonable C#neipondence. Tho* .heBririlhVlinitter has not yet publickly demanded �i the States General what Succours Great Britain is to expeft in csfe a Wur fhould happen between that Nation and France, yet it's affur'd that private Overtures have bssn made to their High Mightinefles by tha Court of Qreat Britain, for fecarmg the lmereft of the Mariu'ifle 'Powers in Europe in this critical Conjuncture ; but what; L E We are credibly informed, that Ms. Alderman Tarfom his a DrfrgTi rd difpofe of his Eilate in France, on Ac count of the uncertain Potture of Affaifs, aid bring over his other moveable Effect? very foon. S J L Tin's Morning a hrge Quantity of fron Ordnance was fhipp'd for Flanders, and the Province of New Eng'and. SJE This morning Sir Henry Penrce, Xnigbt, and the proper Officers, held a Court at D! , 'tis Jejr'd, very much enu-am.is u:e pub ick Affiirs. an4 crease a Field of Contention amongst the -efpvctivr E".ro* pean Poacs, wjih regard to the KLcl;on of .1 Soccifjr '.a the Iropeti;! Throne. "1 h� two Ccmici.ut^ are tuz Duke cf Lorrain ..nrl the El ctor h .v^na ; bu: '..� generally bii eved (he Krater wni be elected -Fmpcror. as>d ihat Don Philip, on tl at Cor>*;nion, will bo put i-no PoiTeflion of that Dukedom, and m rry one o: the Met-dames of F.a.'.ce. KiS "' his Day rhe;e was a g>e3t Council at St. J^me/s on the'prefint Poiiuie of Aff.i.rs. MS We hear a conliderab e Change will be nudd amorgi the Mnuiiers of Sc.ue before the liiting jf the Parliainen:. .MS They write from Miifed'es, that four Sh'ps cf tiie ToulonSqnsdrou are returned io the lllcs of Hierei, and the otnerj are f.u.ei towasdsth: Ca.e of St. Yircent, o join ttie Brci\ iqjjdron, and then open theu lu.trLicliOis ; and that the four abeve mettion'o Were, n of War, that he had him feized, fent him oa board a Tender, and there confined him till fuch time as his Officer came down and releas'd him, he being a Soldier in the Foot Guards. ^ S j E It's reported that Ssephea Fox, Efq; will fucceed Thomas Winmngion, Eiq; as one of the Lords of trie Treasury. ' S J li Prices of Corn at Salisbury. Bell old Wheat at 9 perBjfhel; new D t*o 7 s. 6 d. B*rl-y 3 s. 3d. Bearii 4;. 6 d. New Oats 1 s 7 ;d. . Oid Oats 2 s. id. Vetches 7 �. We do not doubt b�st the following Extract of a Letter from the Rev. Vir. Richardfon, Chaplain to Admiral Vernon, wil be highly acceptable to the PuWsck ; for though it conuir-s a Repetition cf fome Occiirrercsi lately pubLfh'd, yet, even- in thofe Instances the As-count is fo, particv.'at, and writ with fo much Propiisland Spirit that i: �anr.otfail of being agreeable. I* Mention'd in my latt an Exprefs being arrived from Lord Tyrawley to the Aclmiral, with Advice of the Cales Squadron being fail'd for Carthagena, as fuppcs'd : In confequence hereof, the Admiral, in order to cut them jhort"before their arrival, fail'd for Santa Martha, with, fuch Ships as could be got ready, on the 6th of Jane ; but as the Weather prov'J tcmpeftuous, the Windier bit her Fore.-matt, rmd remro'd aisher in rive Days to reh:. In fix tr fi?v?i Days afer rhe Sq-sadraa ar.ivjj bsfoca Saai* ;