Tuesday, August 23, 1712

Evening Post

Location: London, Middlesex

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Evening Post (Newspaper) - August 23, 1812, London, Middlesex The Evening Poft From Saturday Auguft to Tuefday Auguft Tetter diy arrived One Mail from From the Amfterim from Mirjhil 7iOvs in tie H E Granadiers before Fort Scarp were orderd Yefterday at to prepare to Siorra the Place and fome Troops from the Grand Army were comman ded to fupport Count de we is Governor of the feeing the Difpofitions we had beat the Chamade cowards and two demanded Permiffion to retire to Doway wifh his being he proposd to be conduced to Lifle but thas was likewife refusd and twas told he muft cxpeft no other Conditions than to be made Pri of The Hoftages not agreeing to re turnd ino the and our Batteries renewd their Firt whereupon the Befieged beat a Parley again this ad furrerfdeid themfelves Prifoners of The delivery of the us Matters of the we fhall hinder the Waters from incommoding us fo much as they have before the Town and we are going to redouble our in order to reduce it Marftiai Villars is almoft entirely recoverd from his begins to get on Horfcback OurCavalry fuffers very much and the Dl fremper that reigns in our is attributed to the Heat of the Weather but that begins to Since the Enemy retired from before our our Troops have been upon eafier We expeft to bs Matters of the Town by the 6th or 8th of from tie Camp cf AuguS The Troops which were adyancd towards the French Retrench rejoynd two Days the reft of the continues in the former This the Governor of Fbrt Scarp yielded himfeif Prifoner of with his which confifted of about 400 the Communication betwixt the Fort and Town having been cut and the Enemy having made them felves Matters of both the We know not what Damage theTrench have fuftaind by a Maga zine of Bembs being lately blown up in their ft tan tte Camp At A Letter from Ge neral Governor of dated the 25th at That all Things were ftifl in good Condition in the Place and that he to defend timfelf till the icth or i2th of the next the French have not taken any of the Outworks but Fort Scarpe being now in their they are preparing to attack the Town with greater Vigeur than They io their that after the Reduction of they will caft up a Line in order to iaclofb Bouchain and mco 9 f write ftoro the gift that che is drivd From with Letters dated the 2d of Coflart was come to Martimcoi with his S after having fjild in his Attempts aponour Sec at Surinam and the Barbichesr From tte Supplement te the Amfter We are adviud by fome Letters Starembcrg having been invited ragonianSj has penetrated into thac one of his Detachments has taken tne Puft f which was defended Thc Governor 4f this Place haying hangd a fummon him pot all the Soldiers therein to and ro run the His Trooipshave pffeSE file of and 156 Mec therein were of The theImperialifts t fo that they are now Mafters pf whole Countyof Ribagorzaj froin whence the forinerly drew Part of tlreir From the Curdf at The Enemy before Fort derahle ftormd tbe fa ia biitwere twice the fain Time they attackd a RedojibV the Communication betwixt the Fort a carry d As they were preparing for a 3d greater and haying made better the Governor afte ed the during 14 payVp whole Army of and 8q the taking of the the great Quantity of by which Mens begun a new Attack on a weak Side of the Towniff From tbe Hague from tie Camp at Fretin and Secliat Sincethe fa king of Port the French are Works before with greater Applica Oh the Side of No treDafme Ga taken an advancd where itheyj ate Battery to play upon the other Redoubts They fire alfo from another Battery on the which ftauds on the Right of Eloy We not yet receivd certain what Advancestley have made in the two aforefaid Sptee pfi that Count Hompefch can defend himfeif 8Dayis longerj thothe French are Matters of tnte Speeds Jby their taking Fort Since we retirjf t Villars has made no Alteration in the S and Count Coigny with his in hisforroer to cut the Conamutticati Bouchain and Quenoy To this the Enemy tifyiog the great Bridge at and fhey will attack after the Yefterday Prince Eugene and Count turnd hither from after diad with

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