Friday, July 22, 1712

Evening Post

Location: London, Middlesex

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Evening Post (Newspaper) - July 22, 1812, London, Middlesex The Evening From Taefday Tharfday July our hfl arrived One Mtilfrom From tie Amflerdm July H E Marfhal Count de who lately arrivd is fee OIK for the Army of the which be ing drawn together near of the fame marchd afterwards for the Dutchy of upon Ad vice the Enemy were in Motion on that from ike Supplement to the Jmfterdam fuly July Picttrfon having left Barcelo the jd the wich his Squadroa he expeits the Imperial which he is to condnft to The Troops he landed the joind Count Starembergtwo Days Admi ral Jennings is arrivd from at with his Marfhal Thaun by Order of the paid the Duke of Savoy 400000 upon that the Court of Great Britain refufes co pay any more Subfidics tp his Royal from the Hague ffulj From the Camp at Bermerain and tfuty The Marfhal VilUrs by various and continual Motions and at laft obtaind an Advantage for this End he broke up from ChateauCambrefis and behind the Setle The between 2 and 3 in the his whole Army pafsd the and cncampd with the Right Wing along the above near the Iron Bridge and the Abbey of Divers Bridges were laid over the between that Bridge and the and they encampd in 4 to make us they intended fpeedily to pafs that The Right Wing alfo pretended to march over thofe and Part of the Cavalry actually pafsd the while the Reft of the Army took up their at ft ill to follow But at 2 in the they were orderd to wheel to the which was done with the ucmoft The lame Time they poflefsd themfelves of all the Pofts a long the to prevent our getting of rheir before when wedifcoverd them up on the between Avefne le Gobert and Villers marching direftly towards the by the Way of Avefne le Being arrivd at the they immediately repaird the ruindBridges near Neuf ville and and gaining the Height of by Way of Feint diretfly to Marchiennes buc turning fhort all on a they with fuch Fury upon the Retrenchment of the little Army ac that they put che moft exposd Regiments into Gonfu before the could come to their The of Albemarle made all poflible till Yefter day about 12 a But Marfhal with his whole while the Garrifon of Valepcien nes took bin in theFlrtk and that ofConde in the twas impoffibje for him to refift fuch great There was a Bridge over the Scbeldj over whichbe Horfeand moft of the Baggage were fent away the Night before j and the whole Body bad if they not been fo fuddenly oar Men retreated over that it fell when they be gan to afcend the and a great Number was drown particularly Count with divers Naflau Woudenburg and Dalbergare ttifl mif fing But the of Gen fcu General and the Prince of whd thought to have been are carried The Enemy flufhd with this give that they wiU either come to a zd or lay Siege to Bouchain pr They arc at pre fcnt encampd with their Left near Try apon the Scheld below theix Right exteading awng that River to and fcom thence higher up to iHftajtor on which Side they in a Manner furround the Upper Town of This Situation of the French witt oblige us to draw our great Army into a naxrower Our Right is to be at Baudfgnies near and our Left at Fontaineau aad clofe by Landref the Siege whereofj we are ItiU will be carry4 The E nemy were fo infoknt as to refufe Quarter to fome that demanded and there are in all about Men that with the 30 that retir4 before the Enemy attackd thePojti of The Reafon there was but one Bridge over the that the Englifh half the Pontons with and the reft were em ployd upon the to main tain our Communication with the Troops before Land cy j fo that had we Pontons enough for laying 3 or 4 we fhould foon drive the Enemy theic prefent which cuts Commanicatioa with and enable them to fend Parties into the Chatellanies of Lifle arid The furnifhd with Provifions froin Valenciennes Oftha Regiment of 2 Captains ooly and near 100 From the Leiden faty Yefterday an Eiprrfs brought the follow ing Letter to their High from their High afld Mighty MArfhal ViUars decampd at Sun and marchd with fuch chat early cats Morning he in 8 Columns As foon as Eugene of Savoy had gence of the Enemys he went to derd 6 BatcaDions to march to Reiffftwce the the of Tiewdin Pcifoa thb Edtrench ment there and the Infentry causd the vaJry and Baggage to come over p this Side that

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