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HISTORICAL AFFAIRS: Magnesia; from whence he returned

yesterday in the afternoon, at the head TURKY,

of 3000 men, and has taken poffeffion of “ Constantinople, Jan. 25. A violent his government, which has been afresh form has lately happened here, which confirmed on him by the Grand Signior, has done much damage, and occafioned The place fuffered very coufiderably duan infinite deal of confufion. On the ring the ten days that Ayves was in pof. pight of the 16th, a hard gale came on fefion of it. All the inhabitants, who from the east, (which is the only wind to had retired on board the ships, being in, which the harbour of Conftantinople lics formed that tranquillity was re-establishcipofed), and foon increased to such a ed, are returning to their houses." degree of violence, that many of the galleys, ships, &c. were drove on shore,

POLAND. aad stove to pieces; others cut their cables, " Warsaw, Fan. 13. The ministers and endeavoured to get thro' the Bor- from the courts of Vienna, Petersburg. phorus into the Black fea, but many and Berlin, have drawn up a very intepershed in the attempt. Several parts of resting plan, which they propose to dethe feraglio which stands on the peninsula liver to the renatus consilium, which is to of Thrace, just at the entrance of the meet Feb. 8. Some of the principal ar port, were blown down, and fome lives ticles are as follows. I. Tlie Emperor bol. Some of the works of the Darda- and the King of Prusia, having amply Delles have likewise suffered, and much demonstrated their reípective rights to damage has been done in the Archipe- the provinces of Poland which have been lago.”

so long occupied by the republic; and “ London, Feb. 23. Advices from having informed all the powers of EuSmyrna say, that the Ruflian fleet had rope thereof, several of whom have acistercepted and taken eleven fail of tar, knowledged the validity of their preten. táns, bound for the Dardanelles with fions: and, in like manner, the Empress provisions and live cattle for the use of of Ruflia having united with these powers, the Turkish ships off the island of Can- to set forth her pretenfions to part of dia, and after diftributing the necessaries Red Ruslia, as well as to part of the Ukanong their own squadron, had funk raine and Lithuania, on account of the the vefsels, and forced their crews to great expence of the Russian troops in serve on board their íbips.”

the reigns of Auguftus II. and Augustus " Smyrna, Dec. 23. The IIth inft. was Ill. and also under the present reign of a day of trouble, consternation, and af. King Stanislaus Auguftus, which troops fright. Ayves Aga, a personal enemy were called into Poland by the republic to Cara Osman Oglou, our Governor, itself: in confcquence thereof, the States pretended to have received a firman from of the kingdon will declare in the entuing the Grand Signior, containing an order diet, in the presence of their King, that to strike off the Governor's head private the right of the said powers, and their ly. In consequence of this order, he en- taking poffeßion, is founded in jultice. leted this place at two in the morning 2. After the pretensions of the three of the nith, at the head of 400 men. powers shall have been previoully appro. The Governor, who had learnt his de- ved of in the diet, the frontiers of the higo about half an hour before, provided kingdom of Poland shall be likewile re. a fmall number of soldiers with ammuni- gulated and confirmed for ever by the tion, and in halte fortified himself in his States of the kingdom. 3. In order to palace. Ayves fired against the palace; make this convention or agreement rewhich was immediately returned, and lative to the frontiers the better known continued for about ten hours. At length to the inhabitants of Poland, a map thall Ayres, despairing of being able to seize be taken of that country, in which the the person of Ogiou, fet fire to the houses frontiers of the kingdom of Poland thall Dear the palace, in hopes of its commu- be very exactly delineated ; and the nicating to the palace : but Oglou not States in diet shall acknowledge and con. only saved the palace, but was happy firm them for ever. 4. In order that enough to extinguish the fire. - While these arrangements may be durable, the this was transacting, Cara Olinan Oglou, said powers will make treaties relative elcorted by a number of Janisaries, re- thereto, with the other powers of Euured by the other part of the city to rope. 5. As it is well known that the

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