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EUROPEAN INTEL LI G EN~C E.
Hamburgh, March 2. .
BHE republick of Poland has the affair of
Courlond greatly at heart. Several
courts, that of France amongst others,
which has particular reasons for being
attached to that of Warsaw, waits only
for the resolution of that republick, to
take part in favour of the Prince of Sax
ony, and to make Russia depart from the
obstinacy with which that power, without any plausible co
lour or pretext, has undertaken to strip thefon of a monarch
with whom (he is in friendfliip, to substitute a Lord whom
Ihe had herfeif disgraced and banished, and who even ob
tained his liberty and recal, but on condition of his re
nouncing the dutchies whereof he is now put into pofieffion;
jf renunciation which has certainly been given, and never
been revoked in fqrm .
‘ Dantzig , March 8. Prince Charles of Saxony, after
having so long draggled against the power of Ruflia', has at
S relent anew obstacle to contend with, the King of Pruflia
aving formally declared, by the Sieurlßenoit, his Rcfident
at Warsaw, that, in consequence of the engagements con
tracted with the crown of Russia, and his having formerly
acknowledged Count Ernest as Duke of Courland, he can
not now acknowledge any other than him. And his Prus
sian Majesty has rurther declared, that as, according to the
laws of the country, a Popifh prince cannot hold Courland,
he (hall not permit that dutchy to be poiTeff’ed by any other
than a Proteitant.
I'cniec, March 13. On the night of the nth inst. was
wrecked on this coad a man of war of 80 guns, called the
St. Ignatius, be ong ng to the republkk, as (he en
deavouring to make the port; by which fatal accident 360
lives were 1011.
Nuremberg, March Is. The troops of Saxe Mciningcn,
that were in the army of the Empire, have in their way
home been diiarmed, and carried prisoners to Cobourg by
the troops of the Dukes of Saxe Gotha, Cobourg, and
liiidbourghaufen. The (aid Dukes llill infill cn exer
efing the joint guardianship of Meiningcn; however, it is
hoped t at this aiiair will loon be terminated amicably.
The Duke ot Saxe Cobourg has sent Baron Sclaminerf
<lpnf as his Minlder to the diet of Franconia, to take care
of the intereiL of the Saxon houses in this affair of Mciningcn.
March 22. ‘1 he negociations for a reconciliation be
tween the house of Saxe and the Dutchefs of Saxe Meinin
gen, dill continue under the mediation of the Landgrave
of rlelfe-Caiiel, and the troopi of the Dukes of Saxe have
quitted the dutchy of Meiningen.
The Saxons have at lad begun their march, and the firfl
column has already palled by Bamberg.
Berlin, March 26. The latcfl accounts from Silesia fay,
that the troops of the Empress Queen began to evacuate
Giatz on the 13th inst. and that his Serene ilighnefs t;ie
Duke of Bevern took poffeilion of that fortrefs on the iSth.
Hague, April 1. ‘I he Piince of Orange has been out of
order°ever Alice Monday lad, and his uifleraper now ap
pears to be the small-pox, and of the mod favourable fort.
It is reported that the Empress Queen is on the point of
demanding back from France the province of Alsace, and
and that, in case of a refufal, the King of Prufiia will fur
jifh her with forty cr even fifty thousand men, in confide*
ration of her Majtfty’s having ceded to him and his heirs
for ever, the whole dutchy of Silesia.
It is also Lid that the Emperor Peter 111. of Russia is not
dead, but in Siberia; and that the court; of Denmark and
Berlin are to jc::i forces to compel the Caarinato set him at
Y ft tl ft.. S D A Y, July 28, 1763,
Others, in fine, pretend, that though the King of Prus
sia has engaged to give his vote for the archduke Joseph to
be King of tfie Romans, his Majcdy has fome intention of
getting himfelf declared; but previous to this, if he has
really iuch intention, he mud, like Henry iVth. change
April We hear from Lcige, that Prince Clement of
Saxony now there, and appears as a candidate for that
The Prince of Orange's didemper goes on so favourably
that we have the greated realon, -with the blcilingof God,
to flatter ourselves with his Highness’s fpcedy recovery.
LONDON, March 8.
ON Wedijefday lad the regiment oflight dragoons cal
led the Royal Foreders, commanded by the Marquis
of Granby, was disbanded at Nottingham.
* March 22. The King has been plcafed to ap
point Philip Stanhope, Esq; late his Majcity’a Refidcnt
with the Hans Towns, to be his Majefly’s Envoy Extraor
dinary to the diet of the Empire assembled at Ratilbon.
The King has been plcafed to appoint Ralph Woodford,
Esq; late his Mnjefty’s Secretary of embafly to the courl of
spain, to be his Majesty’s Refiden: within the Hr.ns Towns*
in the room of Phuip Stanhope, Esq;
Dublin, March 22. The Lords of Appeals have reverfedt *
the judgment of the Vice Court of Admiralty of Jamaica,
condemning the (hip General Johnson, and brig Jenny, be
longing to Belfafl and New-York, for having loaded sugars
at Monto Christi, and ordered said veifcls and cargoes to
the owners. 6
London, March 24. A contrast has been made, by a
French commiifary now in England, for twenty thousand
fuit> of cloaths for the French prisoners, to be delivered
before their departure for their own country.
March 28. it is f.iid that moll, if not all the troops ex
pedled from Portugal, will be diibandcd on their arrival.
April 9. The Lords of the Admiralty have put the Eme
rald man of war at Chatham into commiflion, and given
the command to Capt. John Knight.
The Britilh troops which are at Portugal arc ordered tot
ganifon Minorca, and the red to return to Ireland.
One hundred and twenty-fix (hips are fitting cut in Hol
land, and ieventeen at Hamburgh and Aliena, for the whaler
fiihery in the Greenland leas.
it is reported that the Lords of the Admiralty hive or
dered icveral fliips to be fitted out, in order to htfrmpt 1
difeovery of the northwefl paflage.
John Wilkes, Elq; is expected in town next week from
We hear that the Duke of Queenfberry is appointed Lord
luftice General in Scotland, in the room of the Marquis of
Twecdulc deceased, and that his Grace will be fuccecded,
as Keeper of the Grpat Seal of Scotland, by the Hon. James
Stuart hl'Kenzie, brother to the Earl of Bute.
John Hume, Esq; (author of Icveral dramatick perfor
mances) is appointed Conservator of the Scots privileges .it
Campvcre in Zealand, in the room of George Lind, Esq;
who has resigned.
April 20. The Right Hon. Henry Fox is created Earl of
Holland, by the title of Lord Holland.
The Right Hon. John Viscount Ligonier is created a
Baron of Great Britain, by the title of Lord Ligonier, Ba
ron of Ripley.
The ancient barony of Lc Dcfpenfer is confirmed uat<*
the Right Hon, Sir Francis Dafliwooi, Bart, now Lord
April 22. On WcJncfdny the Right H >n. the Lord Ward
killed his Majcity’s hand or. beir.g mated V .Koun;Dudley.