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London Daily Post And General Advertiser (Newspaper) - September 21, 1743, London, Middlesex The London Daily Poft, and General Advertifer. Nv.MB.278r* NESDAY, September 21 Deal, September ip. ARRIVED and failed for the River the Captain's Prize the Dauphin, commanded by Lieutenant Arthur Gardner, from the Havannah. Arrived his Majefty's Ship Bid-defbrd, from Portfmouth ; and remain with the Dover Man of War. Wind Weft. Grave/end, Sept. 19. Pafs'd by the Firtree, Berry, from Norway ; and Paribus, Wood, from Dunkirk. The Duke of Cumberland, arrived at Briftol. -, from Virginia, is LONDON. Yefterday arrived the Mail from Holland. ExtraS of a Letter from Stockholm, Sept. 13, N.S. * The State* of the Kingdom have refolved to affemble ' an Army of 60,000 Men, and put to Sea 20 Ships of the " Line and 4oGallies, in cafe the Difference between this * Court and Denmark cannot be adjufled in an amicable ' Manner. The Emprefs of Raffia has given frefh Affu- * ranees that fhe will affift us the Moment we are attacked : ' Her Imperial Majefty not only oners a large Body of her " bed Troops, but alfo declares that her whole Fleet fhall ' be at the Difpofal of this Crown, as foon as we want it. * Laft Week a grand Conference was held at the Palace, * upon Intelligence of a League made between the Danifh * Court and a certain German Prince. The Succeffor to * the Throne is declared Generaliffimo of the Forces of * the Kingdom. According to Letters from Copenhagen of the 18th Inftant, N.S. The Danifli Miniftxy have declared to Count Teffin, the Swedifli Embaflador, ' That the Prince Royal * having been called in a legal Manner to the Throne of �. Sweden, his Majefty could not look upon the fubfequent * Election of the DukeAdminiftrator of Holftein as Valid ; *- and therefore, he was refolved to maintain his Right in ' this Rcfpect by all the Means that Providence has put ' in his Hands. That during the Congrefs of Abo, the *. King's Minifter at Stockholm had been divers-Times af- * fured, that great Care would be taken of the Intereftj of � the Crown of Denmark in that Negotiation, in order to *: procure it a fufficient Security in Regard to the Dutchy � of SchlefwickThat the Treaty of Peace between Swe-*' den and Ruffia was, neverthelefs, concluded without fti- * pulating any Thing therein concerning this Matter. � That the King was informed of the Difpofitions of the � States of the Kingdom, when they refolved in the Dyet, * that the Prince Royal mould be declared Sueceflbr to the Throne, in cafe they did not obtain reafonable Condi- * dona of Ruffia within a certain Time. That his Ma-� jefty had feveral Reafons to doubt whether the Conditions * of Peace have entirely anfwered the Expectations of the � Swedifh Nation; and that thefe Reafons fufHciently au- * thorized him to take fuch Meafures as fie judged necef-' fary for maintaining his Honour and Dignity.1 ' Count Teffin has, by Order of his Court, returned the following Anfwer to the feveral Heads of this Declaration. * That the firft Nomination of the Prince Royal of Den- * mark having been made only by a Part of the States, ' it could not be looked upon as an Election. That the ' States of the Kingdom having approved the Articles of * Peace agreed upon at the Congrefs of Abo, the Condi-' tion in which they bound themfelves to elect the Prince * Royal of Denmark, if the faid Articles mould not ap-' pear acceptable, became thereby quite void. That in � Regard to the Security relating to the Dutchy of Schlef-' wick, the Swedifh Plenipotentiaries had done all that lay ' in their Power to get it fettled along with the Articles of * the Peace.but the Ruffian Mioifters thought it more proper * to refer the Thing to a feperate Negotiation. That if ' the Danifli Court's Scheme is: to make the two Crowns * fall on the Prince Royal's Head, (he muft have been al-' ready informed, how averfe the Swedes are to fuch an * Union: That /he ought to be allured, that the Powers * interefted in maintaining the Balance of the North, would � never have looked upon fuch a Thing with Indifference : * That, there was no Room to doubt of their being ftill in * the fame'Difpofitions; and therefore, that in Cafe the * Court of Denmark fhould perfift in her Pretentions, and . < attempt to make them good by Force of Arms, the King * and the States of Sweden flattered themfelves, that they ' Should find Affiftanceenough tofupportthe Juttice of their * Caufe with Advantage. That as to the reft, they fhould ' never fee Things come to this Extremity without the ' greateft Grief, and that they would to the End continue * to give Proofs of their Inclination to avoid a War, by ' liftening to the propereft Methods for reftoring a good * Underftanding between the two Crowns.' From Turin we have Advice, that all the Regular Troops and Militia are marched out of their Quarters to the Avenues in the Alps, in" order to difpute the Paffage with the French and Spaniards; and that his Sardinian Majefty was to set out in a few Days, and put himfelf at the Head of his Army, which cohfilts of 25,000 choice Troops. From Chamberry we hear, that the Spanifh A rmy has advanced as far as Labefloi between Briahcon and Dauphin Caftle, where it has been joined by eight French Batal-lions, and four Swifs BataMions in the Pay of France ; that the reft of the French Troops which are to join Don Philip, makingabout 15,000 Men, continue their March with all poffible Diligence, and 'tis thought that after their Arrival the Campaign will be opened firft with the Siege of Dauphin Caftle, and then with that of Fort Demont. Letters from Rome fay, that they are terribly alarmed at the News of five or fix Englifh Men of War having appeared off CivitaVecchia, in order to demand Satisfaction of the Government for letting the Spaniards land Artillery and Ammunition there: A Congregation of eight Cardinals has been held on this Affair, and an Anfwer fent to Civita Vecchia; but what the Nature of it is, they cannot yet tell. Extra3 of a Letter from Genoa, Sept. 12. N.S. ' We have Advice from Ventimiglia, that an Englifh ' Ship having caft Anchor a few Days ago in the Road of � that Port, the Captain defired Leave to fend fome of his * Officers afljore to view the adjacent Mountains; but the ' Board of Health refofed it; upon which the Ship went ' back to Admiral Matthews, who fent her thither again ' in Company with a Frigate, and two Bomb Ketches, or-< dering them to bombard the Town, in Cafe they were ' not allowed to fend fome Officers afhore. The Magi-' Urates being intimidated at thele Menaces, foon agreed to * it, and the Officers went to take Plans of the Country ' round about; after which they did the fame at Bordi-' guerra, and St. Remo, in fpite of the Reprefentations of ' the Magistrates of thofe two Places. We talk of cutting ' off all Commerce with the Places where the Englifh Ships * touched at. P.S. Admiral Matthews, who cruizes with feveral Men * of War off Villafranca, has landed fome Artillery, and ' ordered it to be planted on the Hills, at fuch Places ' where the Spaniards may attempt a Paffage into Pied- * mont.' According to Advices from Fribourg of the 18th Inft. N.S. Prince Charles ofLorrain was making the neceffary Difpofitions to maintain his footing in the lfland of Rhin-marck, where he has thrown up a fort of Fort or Intrench-ment, which takes up the Center of the Place ; the Batteries planted there are on a rifing Ground, and fo command the Enemy's Batteries. The French ftill front him in great Numbers; but it is not perceived that they make any Preparations for driving the Auftrians out of the lfland of Rhinmarck. Prince Charles's Quarters were at Hochftetten nearBrifacb; and his Serene Highnefs and Count Keven-huller continue taking all the neceffary Meafures for a fafe Paffage over the Rhine. Other Advices frqm Fribourg of the 19th, (by the Way of Francfort,) fay, that Prince Charles and Marihal Coigny, were ftill in the fame Pofition. Letters from Duffeldorp of the 23d Inftant, N.S. fay, that the Army of the Allies has marched from Worms, . and a&ually encamped on the Heath of Lamfheimer, the advanced Guards reaching as far as Franckendal ; they add, that the Army is to continue the March ; but whether to attack the French Lines, or to turn off to the Right, they cannot tell. From Worms we hear, that a defenfive and ofienfive Treaty was figned there the 19th Inftant, N.S. by the Lord Carteret, the Hungarian Minifter, and the Sardinian Embaflador. Letters from Naples ,'infbrm us, that the Jews in that Kingdom have obtained a Delay in the Orders iffued for their Departure, and they begin to think that they will be able to obtain Liberty to ftay on the fame Footing as heretofore. The Earl of Stair arrived the 25th Inftant, N.S. at the Hague : The French and Imperial Minifters were expected there on the 26th and the Day following, from Aix-la-Chapelle. It is ftill reported in Germany, that the King of Pruflia defigns to go incog, to the Army of the Allies, in order to confer with his Britannick Majefty ; they fay that the Prince of Orange is alfo expected in the Camp. The 9th Inftant the Pope made a Promotion of 24 Cardinals, of which the following is a Lift. 1. M. Almenara-Porto-Carrero, a Spaniard, Patriarch of Antioch. 2. Lanti, a Roman, President of the Dutchy of Urbino. 3. Monti, of Bologna, Secretary to the Congregation of Propaganda Fide. 4. Landi, a Native of Placentia, Archbifhop of Bene-vento. 5. Girolami, a Florentine, Secretary to the Congregation of BiJhops and Regulars. 6. Pozzo-Bonelli, of Milan, lately nominated Archbifhop of that City. 7. Caleagnini, of Ferrara, Dean of the Rota. 8. Cavalchini, of Milan, Secretary to the Congregation of the Council. 9. Ruffo, a Neapolitan, Auditor of the Apoftolick Chamber. 10. Abbot Prince Doria, a Genoeze, Nuntio Extraordinary to the Emperor and the Princes of Germany. 11. Crefcenzi, a Roman, Archbifhop of Naziance, Nuntio at Verfailles. 12. Tanara, a Bolognian, Auditor of the Rota. 13. Bolognetti, a Roman, Treafurer of the Apoftolick-Chamber. 14. Paulacci-Merlini, of.Forli, Nuntio at the Court of Vienna. ' 15. Barni, of Lodi, Nuntio in Spam. 16. Oddi, ofPeroufa, Nuntio in Portugal. 17. Colonna, a Roman, Major Dome* to the Pope.' 18. Colonna-Schiarra, a Roman, Chamberlain to hit Holinefs. 19. Bardi, a Florentine, Secretary to the Council-Chamber. 20. Ricci, a Roman, Governor of the City of Rome. 2 f. Father Luccini, a Native of Milan, of the Order of St. Dominick, Commiflary to the Tribunal of. thfc-In* quifition. 22. Father Tarnburini, of Moden?, Abbot of the'Abbey of St, Paul of Mount Caffini, of the Order of St. Benedict. 23. Father Bifocci, of Milan, of the Ciftertian-Order, Abbot of the Abbey of the Holy Crofs of Jerufalem. 24. The Abbot Duke of Gravina-Orfini, Nephew to Pope Benedict the 13th, who entered into Holy-Orders after the Death of the Princefs Rufpoli, his Wife. There are three more Cardinals, whom the Pope has re-ferved in Petto, but will foon declare them ; and it is faid one of them is a Perfon of the higheft Rank. Worms, Sept. 19, N.S. On the 14th Inftant a Detachment of 300 Auftrian Huffars, including Officers, commanded by Colonel Bellifny, among whom were 100 Recruits, marched from Alfebrun at Four in the Afternoon, and continued marching till Two the next Morning, halting in the Woods near Spittalhoff till Six, when they attacked a Detachment of Beaufremont's Dragoons, confiftirig of 100 Men, commanded by two Captains, two Lieutenants, two Cornets, two Quarter-mafters, 100 Foot commanded by two Captains, two Lieutenants, four Serjeants, detaCh'd, from nine Regiments, 50 of Efterhafy's the French Parti-fan's Hufiars, commanded by one Captain, one Cornet, one Quarter-mafter,. and 80 of the Independent Company, commanded by three Captains, two Lieutenant", two Serjeants, in the Whole about 350 Men, who, after a fmart Engagement which lafted two Hours, were defeated by the Auftrian Huffars, 50 being kill'd on the Spot, 38 wounded, and three Captains, three Lieutenants, and 80 private Men made Prifoners. The Lofs on the Auftrian Side was incon-fiderable, being but three killed, five wounded, five Horfec killed, and eight wounded. They purfued the Enemy under the Cannon of Landau, and returned the fame Night to Alfeburn. Yefterday their Excellencies the Lords Juftices ratified the Treaty lately made between his Majefty, the Queen of Hungary, and the King of Sardinia. The fame Day their Excellencies ordered all the Silk which was on board the Ship Mermaid, from Medina (not-with(landing her performing Quarantine) to be burnt, and' the Merchants to be paid. On the 14th Inftant, N.S. the Treaty of Marriage between her Royal Highnefs the Princefs Louifa and the Prince Royal of Denmark, was figned by the Right Hon. the Lord Carteret and his Excellency the Baron Solenthal, Ambaffador Extraordinary from the King of Denmark. Letters by the Dutch Mail bring Advice of the Death of Baron Trenck, a General of the Huffars in the Queen of Hungary's Service, who was fhot thro' the Head by a Mufket Shot; his Death is much regretted on Account of the many gallant and iignal Service done to that Princefs. The French pretend, that if Peace be not made before, they will act ofienfively early in the Spring ; that with this View they will attempt a Defcent on their Neighbours* while the King of P �� enters Moravia with 30,000 Men, and Bohemia with 24,000. In the mean Time the French are to fend 24,000 to join the Emperor'i Troops, in order to recover Bavariat They write from Gibraltar, of the 29th of July,'that a fmall Dutch Man of War coming into the Gut that Morning, was attacked by� feveral Spanifli Xebeques and Barco-longoes, who took her for a Merchant Ship j but Mynheer foon convincedjthem of their Error, and obliged them to retire with confiderable Lofs to Tariffa, to which Place they all belong'd. On Saturday laft died at his Seat at Rufford in Notting-hamfhire, Sir George Saville, Bart, formerly Knight of the Shire for the County of York. On Monday laft a Child was found at the Church Door of St. Catherine by the Tower, in a Bandbox, wrapp'd up in W00II (but dead) fuppofed to be but juft born. High Water this Day at London-Bridge, at 16 Minute* after 1. Bank Stock 148. India Ditto 185. South Sea Stock no Price. Ditto Old Annuities 115 a 1 8th. Ditto New 113 3 8ths a i half. Three per Cent. Annuities 101 1 half a 5 8ths. Ditto 1742, 101 1 half a 5 Sths. Ditto 1743, 99 3 4ths. Million Bank 119.. Equivalent 111. Royal Affurance 80 1 half. London' Affurance u 7 8ths. Englifh Copper 4 1. 10 s. Seven, per Cent. Emperor's Loan no Price. Five per Cent, ditto no Price. Bank Circulation 61. 7 s. 6 d. Prem'i India Bonds 41. 15 s. a 16 s. Prem. Three and a half Salt Tallies 3 Pr. Three and a half per Cent. Exchequer OfdeF 5 pr. Three per Cent. Ditto i.Di'fc. Lottery Tickets u 1., 5 s. 6 d. AdwTtifements if a msderatt Length are taken in for this Paper *t Tw Shillings each. ;