Sunday, February 14, 1712

Evening Post

Location: London, Middlesex

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Evening Post (Newspaper) - February 14, 1812, London, Middlesex The Evening From Thurfday February to Saturday February Tifteriay Ong Mail from From iki hague Courtnt February Lijle February His at 7 of the the Garrifon of Warncton fird 2 Can by Way of and foon our Governor receivd Ad that the whole Garrifon of was marchd and fome French Troops were come in Sight of Warneton whereupon our whole Garrifon receivd Or ders to draw and at iOj Part of them marchd to wards being followd two Hours by the The abovementiond Place being in a good Pofhire of ris the Enemy have a Defign upon our great which is upon the laden with Oats and other General Lumley and divers other BritifhOfficers are arrivd here defign to this to From ike Htgue Courant February Letters from Provence that great Quantities of Provifions and Ammunition are getting in order to be together with 4000 regular for a fecret Expedition Buttis con jefturd by that they are defignd for the Coaft of Laft Wednefday 1500 Men of the Garriion of Ipres came to attack our Convoy going for Lifle But upon Intelligence of their the Con voy was and the Governor of Lifle came to Warneton with the Cavalry of his leaving Orders with his Infantry to come to his in Cafe of Neceffuy Governor likewife fent out a Detachment to cue offthe Fnemys Retreat bat they retiring in great our Men are returnd and the Garrifon of Lille has doae the Laft Night arrivd an Exprefs with that the Dauphin died at the i8th In at which time the King himfelf and the Dau phins two Sons were Sick And that it was whif perd at a Malignant Diftemper was raging in that Yefterday the Earl of after having aflifted at divers Conferences with our M Snifters of returnd for Utrecht and the Meflieurs Van Randwyk and Vander with the Baron Van fet out this Day for the fame This Morning Count Zinzcndoif and the Imperialamf Pruffian Ministers had each a particular Conference with the Lords of our Several Expreffes are difpatchd to the Frontiers and tis difcoutad that our Troops very repair to their refpeftive From the furls Madame che Maria A delaide of at the i2th the 5o th Year of her having receivd all the Sacraments with great Expreflions of This Lofs was follow V 6 Days after by that of Monfeigneur the Lewis of who died at Marly the He was a Prince of folid of an elevated adorrid with all Manner of ufefurand Polite of an extraordinary Capacity for charitable and wholly intent upon tiimfelf weH of Duties of his Station which renders him nhiferfally He waainthe goth Year of his beibg born the 6th of Auguft de Aid Major of afrird the with the following due Guii Trouins cgntifting of 7 Ships from 6d to 79 6 Frigats of from 30 to a having faild from oth of upon an Enterprizeon Rio an important Pjacc on the Co aft of atrivd the 1 2th of at ipiBe in the Afternoon at the Mouth of and du Cue Trouin having made tfte Difpofitioiffji for entring the Chevalier de Comiiiisif der of the who knew the pic according to the Order given Head of He was followd by the Chevalfer de Guoon in da Beauve in du Gue Trouin in the which Ppft at Hand to make fuch Signals as other Ships fo that the whde Squadrqnj after having fuftaind the Fire of abundance of furnifhd with a confiderable Numbei of of and 24 and of 4 of War of and 56 commanded qa Gafpar de entred in good Orden The Squadroa came to anAnchor before the at 6in the having pafsd the Ifle of Goats and they underwent again the Fire of the other F Batteries in very great and equally with Cannon Then the 4 Portuguefe Men oi prevent being ran aflioar under the and burnt The i3th de Gouyon was detached fen Soldiers to poffefs himfelf of the Ifland of GoatsV which is an important and he raifed Batteries f Cannon and Mortars there The following Night de Beauve with the took four MetcbatitShips The next Day Gue Trouin Janded with 2500 Soldiers and 600 Seamen and de Gouyon and deCourferac were commanded co endearokr to cat joff the Retreat of the who bad latrenchd them felves under the Walls of the Town to the Number of ISCXDO After divers Aflions on which the Officers of the Squadron du Gue Trouin caafed Governor ta be fummond to furrender the Place and while was making Difpofitions to attaek him in his he was informd he bad abandond both thenf and the and took Poffeffion eftfiein and the He feiit a Propofal to the Geverner toranfom the which Offer was Hear greed to give 610000 Crufades and a very confiderable Quantity of Merchandize and

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