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Dublin News-Letter (Newspaper) - September 20, 1840, Dublin, Dublin Vol. IV. RICHARD R EIL L Y. Numb. 383 ublin News-Letter. From Saturday September the 20th, to Tuesday September the 23d, 1740. Late tail Night arrived one Brkifh Paequer, and on Sunday another, which brought two French and one Holland Mails, viz. ITAL Y. Lrghorne, leptembcr 2. HIS Dav came to an Anchor in this Fort His Britannick Majerty's i>hip the Garland, Captain Watfon Commander, in 19 Days from Portma-hon, with three Merchant Ships from England under her Convoy. They fiopt at Genoa, but did not compleat there the 10 D*ys Quarantain erjoyn'd by the Magiltrates of Health, in Imitation of what at prefent is praftis'd at Marfeilles: And not having touch'd at any fufpecled Place, they expect, alfo fome Relaxation of the Time for Quarantain prefcribed at this Port. L G Naples, Aug. 30. N S. On the 27th his Majefty in Council determined to kr.d a Perion 10 rn'poly to conclude with that Regenry a Treaty of Commerce with the Two Sicilies, and the Places on tha Border* of Tufcany. L G Since the King has ben informed that the Court ef Grekt Britain refufes ro conclude a Tie.ity of Neutrality with him, his Majeliy has iffued frefh Older;, for putting our Marine in as good a Condition ai poffible. LE Florence, Sept. 6. We have a Report that Carc'i nal Corfini and hisFamilv, .-n Account of the pie'ent Difagr.-ements at Rome, defjgns to pafs fome time in TulCiiy ; for which Purpose DilpcJttions are miking at ins Count y Seat ,t St. Cafciano. L G R me, i-ep:. 21. Cardinal Alberoni fuccerds the prefent Pope in the Archbifhoprick of Bilogna; and that his Hojinefs h3S given Hats to the Cardinals d' Auvergne, Lamberg, Stampa, and Valenti Gonzagna. They add, that the famous Pyx, in which the Hoft ns'il to be expos'd in St. Agnes's Church, and which was adorn'd with Diamonds to the Value of above ioo 00.0 Crowns, has been ftolen from Prince Pam-phili; but when is not known, b'.caufe it had not bsea ufed fince January lafl. G E GERMAN Y Vienna, Sept. 7. The Emperor having thought fit to reduce the Numher of his Troop, has reiolv'o to difband fix Regiments of Foot, one ol Dragoons, and two of Huffirs; as alio three Companies out o! every Regirr.ent of Foo% and two Companies out of each Regiment of Hoife, which finII lublift: And .that for the futu'C each Regiment of Foot (hall confiit but of 2000 Men, and tiioic of Horle of 8co only ; that the Curaflji-rs (hill confilt of 500 Horfe, and 30? . Foot; and the Dragoan> of 300 Ilurie and 5C0 Foot. G E Hanover, Sept. 15. The King's Departure, which was fix'd for the 2tit, is put oft for (ome Days, his Majefty being fo much bufied on publick Affairs, as to appear abroad but once in two Days M S Hanover, Sept. 16. We are affur'd that theKing's going-to -LjnUpurgh a Hunting, which was fix'd (or th* 21 ft of this Mouth, is put off We hear tha* ;ht Rming of the new Levies in the King of Ptuflia's Dominions are continued with Succefs. G E Hanover, Sept. 20, N- S. His Majeily having had .fomf flight Fi s of an Ague, began to take the Bark on the 1jia InlV.nt, and the next Day miffed the Fit; and is now, God be thanked,.jn perfect Health. L G Qleves, Sept. 17 The King of Prufiia fetting out the 14th from Meoyland, had s fmall Fit of the Ague, ,which was iropited 10 his indefatigable Application n Affairs of Sta:r, which'twas greatly fear'd would impair his Health Nor did his Majefty's Intention Jfor the Publick, hinder him from cultivating the Sci nces, having brought MonGeur de Maupertius from Parit to Berlin ; the Marquis Aigarotti is alfo gone with the King, who allows thefe two learned Men con'fidertble Advantages. The Sieor de Voliaire is likewife'there, and afed-with Marks of die utmoll 'Dftttaflion;' the lafl time he had the Honour to fup with his Majefty, he made him a Prefent of a compleat Cover of Gold Tie had fupped off on, to which he ad ied his Picture fet with Diamonds. MS Leipfie, Sept. iy. 'Tis faid his Britannick Majelly is rcfolv'd to take into his Pay 4000 Men of the Troops of Saxe Gotha. MS Wezel, Sept. 17. The King of Pruffia has fent 'too Grenadiersajd 500 Dragoons into the County "JorD, iu|ikr Jbc Comtoand of Major G eneral Baron de Borck. Thofe Troops have taken fome Artillery j which any other but a Prince of the King's Modera-aione with them, and a large Quantitv 0f Ammuni- ; tion would have made him repent of tion. j In thefe CircumfUnces it pitted the Almighty, j who in his infinite Wifdom direcb ail tne Events in � this World, to put a Period to his Majefty's Life and call hiii to himfclf, after an ever glorious rable Reign. md merno- G E They write frcm Liege, that many of the Inhabi nnts of Herfbl have fled into that City with their bril Effects, upon Advice that the Pruflian Troops have enter'd the County of Horn. G � j The Oath of Allegiance which the King required cf The following Piece has been publifhed here, and I the People cf Herfkl, at his Aceeilion to the Thrcne, is entitled, An Accoont of the Reaions which have in- : u~ *- f-'-~ -��->-"- duced his Majefty the King af Pruffia to make Reprisals upon the Prince and B'fhop oi Liege. His Majefty the King of P.ulTu h;:virg been provoked fo the lail Degree, by the unfair Prcceedints cf the Prince and Bifhcp of Liege, finds him'elf forced, againll his Will, to have recourfe to A'ms in ' rii to reprefs the Violence and Affront offcr'd to him by the Bifhnp. This Relolution has coll him a great deal, being averie, as well by Principle as by his naturil Dilpoh-tion, to every thing that looks like Rigour and btvs-ity But finding himfelf forced by the Pr nee of Liege to alter his Conduct, he could not take any otner Resolution than to maintain the Juftice of his Right, and evenge the unworthy Ufage his Minifter- de Creytzen rectiv'd, 2s well as the fcornful Silence of the Prince of Liege to the King's Letter. As too much Rigour borders upon C:u-lty, fo too much Moderation refembles Weakncis: therefore, tho' the King would willingly have made a Sacrifice cf his Intereli for the Sake of the publick Tranquility, yet he could not do fo with regard to his Honour ; nd this is trie principal Motive that determin'd him to take a Reiolution fo contrary to his Sentiments. All f.ir Means have been try'd in vain to come to :n amicable Accommodation. On the contrary, we have found that the King's Moderation encreafed the j Arrogance of the Prince ; that his Majefty'a Mildneis ; afforded Refources t-> his Haughtinefs; and, in fhort, inftead of gaining any thing by thefe Means we became infenfibly an Objeft of Vexation and Con- , tempt. . ; There bsing no other Way to obtain Juftice but was deny'd him, in fpite of all the Remonflranccs made to ihem on that Occaficn, ar.d notwithflancing the Pardon offcr'd to the Au.-hors of the Rebellion. The Prince of Liege, liill pLff'd up w:th his ufurp-injr P'-oj Ct, �.up;x)rcd the Rebel-, and nurfed up their C' il ..cy with ib much Addtets tha: fair Word; and * races were equally emplc 'a in vain to bring them �.:> their Duty. j The Kint� not caring to do any th-inj rafnly, and having nothing fo much at l:ea:t as to cultivate ths 1 Friendllup of his Neighbours, teropc:;2�l until his j Arriv-ji at We2el, from whence his Majefty fent j Coonhllor Rsmbcnet.wi.h a Cernrniiiion to demand a ' Cthego-ical Anfwer of the P'i.- o: I.icge, w'e-! th.r e perfifled in afLming thf i*cvrre;gni[y of tiiB ! Lorclhip of Herilal, and fupporring -the Reteis; or ( whether he would formally d-V::' r,or,i ,it, and abandon the Authors of the Rebellion : To tnis the Prince-did not even vn the Part of that Prince, the King will net be inflexible ; fati.fy'd with fhewjng him ti^t be is abie to punifh, and toe gcrerous to rum him. At Wezei the 1 r.h of September. To this Piece the following Memorial is tagg'd. The Subjects of the Loic^hip of Herifri h.-.vmg rebel I'd againft the King in the Year 1733, put them-felves under the Protefftjon of the Prince of Liege, who granted it without hemating. That Prince had arrogated to hinifelf the Right of Sovereignty uver the Lordfhip of Herffal, which had ever been difpated with him by the Princes of Orange, firft PoiTeiTors ol that Lordfhip. Tho' the late Kir.g had frequently try'd fair Means to bring back the Rebels of Herflal to their Duty, he never could fucceed in it, fuch Care did the Prince of Liege take to alienate their Minds by his fecret Practices among!! them'. The King, who had no other Views but to keep even with his Neighbours, and make them feel the Effects of his Moderation, offer'd to fell the Lordfhip of HerftaJ to the Prince of Liege for ioo.ooa Pa*a �coons l a very fmafl Sum for fuch a Lordfhip us Her-ftal, /ituatcd .along, the Meufe in a rich �nd fertile Country : But as He'rtlal is in a manner at the very Gates of Liege, and detach'd fiom his Majeily's Dominions, the King thought proper by this Sals to put a Stop to a great deal of Chi?a�e and Diiputes, which cooid nst but diveit him fjom more iropomm Affairs, afid turn out at laft to the Difadvantage of the Prince of Liege. The Gfbr of the Sale met w;:h lo many Objfflions from that Prince, that the Negotia ti n mifcarry'd in fpight of all Endeavours to fUike up a Birgain. Not contented wih difobliging the King fa'many times, the'Prince of Liege made it his particular Bufi-neis to affront Col. Cey^zen, whom Ins MajcAy knt to him with the Charader of Minilter charg'd with his Affairs. This Gentleman had his Effects llopt, and was treated with Contempt; and the TJifhop, in the Heat of his P^flion, made ufj of fome Expufiions, to all the Ports in flu's Kingdom. We learn, that � the Squadron which ftmed from Ferrol near a Month. � fince, is gone to the Weft Indies upon a very itnpprt-; ant Einc; prize. The Court having given Orders to S equip a new iquadrou ot ren Man of War in this Port, ; Co much Di'.'g^nce is ulcd in getting them ready,. , that 'tis hi..p*d they will be in 2 Condi:icn to put to Se. f.mc time next .\Jonth-. 7 he latt \7cf.el from the Kaviiriia, wh:c;� put into the Pert cf L2gos in Por-fugJ, is arriv'd in the Bay : 1 he Value of the" Cargo ii pretty cor./iderib^e. 'I he Interruption to the ke-: turn of the Galleons, and the Stop put to tha Trade. with G eat Britain, cauies a great Scarcity in this City. he Merchants however, hope that the Court, in Conjunction with that of France, will take fuch. Meafurcj as wi 1 at length fecure the-Return of the Galfco.-is, that being an Affair that all Earope is in-terefted in. S } B Cadiz, Aogufl 26. It mnli hav� appeared fome-thing odd, that while we were threataed in Spain with a Vifit from theEngtifh Fleet, that of the King fhould all on a fudden quit the Coaib of this Kingdom. But indeed wedo not want the Affiflance of that Fleer, for there is not a place on the Side of the Ocean bot what is in a good State of Defence; fo that there is no room to apprehend a Defcent in any; of thofe Ports. We flatter ourfelves ro have penetrated the real De-fign of the Englifh, which was to bura the Ferrol Squadron, and therefore the Court thoL^.v. it better to fend it oat than to let it lie ufeleis n tne Harbour. As to thu Pou, our Gove-nor h-i takenTuch Mea-fu.-es that we don't fear a \ ifit from the Spaniards LE Madrid, Aug. 29. The Court hns received Advice from Cadiz, that the Mailers of feme Veffels arriv'd there reports, tha; tnry met the fqu.idron commanded by DonRodrig-e oe Torres fleering toward* the Canary Illands. Frequent conference* are held-at St. Ifcephonio, to cmhltr of w^-ys and means to rsile the neceffary lupplie? for carrving 00 the � war with tne u'.moi! Vigour. 'I hole neceiTary todet ay the jExpence uf tie c-.irtnt ysar ;n�. ahc^dy provided-jThev aie now coniictiing n-w to provide for 'he ler-v;ce of the ntx; ve r, 'n a matr-er leaft burdenfoine ye; to. the pecj.-ie. '1 h Lxp'els from Fia. �. ::.g r..s r.ceiv..ttii*i, wh by an .\hich. in ;