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   London Gazette (Newspaper) - January 5, 1762, London, Middlesex                                From~Cttt&a? January 5, to ^aturDa? January 9, 17624. Whitehall, - January 9,  1762. "C�$p    a-ltfffi-delivered to' the Earl of Egrcinont by the Count de Fuentes, Dec. 25, 1761.. E. Cornte de Fuentes, Ambaffadeur du Roi GastholiqXie apres de S. M...B. vient de re-cevdir uh Courier de fa Cour> par lequel on ---  . Faverut* que MildTd BrUtol, Ambailadeur de S.M. B. a la Cdur de Madrid a dit a.S.E. Mr. Wall, Minilf/e' d'Etatf, qu'il avoit Ordre de de-jnander une Repdrife pofirive & cathegorique a cette Queftidrij. fcavoir, Si l'Efpagne ibrige a s'allier ayCc Ja France coiftre PAnglecerre, & de'dedarcr eri me me terns* quil prendroit le -Refus a fa De-fftande pour une AggreiidB & Declaration de Guerre j & quVn confequence il feroit oblige de fe retiref de fa  Coup' i'Efpag'ne. Le Miniftre d'Etat ci-deflus lui a repondu, qu'urie pareiile demarche rt'a pu'etre fuggeree que par i'Efprit d'Hail--reor & de Difcdr'de, qui par malheur pour le petite humain, neregne:encOreque trop dans le Gouver--tferitefft Btic> quece fat-dans te moment la que la Guerre fiif. declaree, & la Dignue du Roi vid-Jetwmertt- attaquee,- qu'll ptfuvoit fe retifer comme & quand bon lui fembleroit. - � � Oft orddnne en'confequence au Comtef de Fuentes �fe quitter la Gour & les- Etats- d'Angleterre, & de declarer au R�i Britannique, 3 la Nation Anglbife,. & a tout 1'Univers, que les Horreurs oil vont fe ptbnger les, deux Nations ETpagndle & Arigloife, ne floivefit etre attribuees qxj'a VOrg&eA-8t a 1'Ambition demeitiree-de1 celui qtii a tens les Rennes du Goif-verneftieric',. & qui parok les teriir encore/{jaoique dans uile' autre raairi; cjtfe ii S. M. OatK. s'ejl excuiee de repdhdreforleTfaitd en cjueftion entreS; M. Cathr. ecok de" la: Dignite da Roi de faire eclater fon julte KeiTentimeritau pen-de mehagenfreht, era pour mieux direj a la fa�brl inftrlfari're avec laquelie les Affaires d'Etpagn'e' one 6i? fairees pendant le Mrniftere de Mr. Pictf qui -fe trouvarrf con^ainca- dela Jtifuce q.ui alsftoit a* Roidans^ fes Pretentions, foil ordinaire 8c dtrhi'erd Reponfe e:oic qii'il rid fe refecheroit de rlen jiilqu-'a ce que la Tour de Lofccfre' fut; prife Pfip^e i H cjain. * ' Eri otjtre; S. M. a ete fort choques. d'entendre fe Ton fier & impwittft," avec lequ'ei on hii a. de'-msnde le' Gofitebtr dn; Tteite :. St. on' adroit menage le Rcfpefl: da a la Majtfie Roy ale, on en aucott eit des e'dairci/Fe'rfrehs fans aacune Di&cuUeLei Minilbes d'Efpagne aoroient pu',difevfran'cheftienf' a ceux d'Afrgleferre, Ce que le Cdmte de jFutWes," pair on Ordre ex pre s" do Roi, declare pu'bliquement, iqa:r. Voir, que le dit Tr:Ae n'eft qn'one Convention encf5 I;i Fainille de Bourbon, ou il n'y a rien que aie le u:-oir,d're Rapport a la prefentcf Guerre ; qu'il y a un. Article pour la Garantie mutuelle des E:ats des cieux Souverains, nrais il y eft" efpecifie, que cette Garanfie ire doii s'entehdre que .des Etatscjui rcrfe'-. font 3- {"a France apres .que' la Guerre pre/emfc fera finic : Q^e quoique S. M. Cath. cu iita dj; ie croire orttiifee par la rnanrere* ped regutiere avec �r(inflation cf a Note delivered to the Earl of Egremont'by_ the Count de Fuentes, Z>itf. 25,176!. ^ HE Count de Fuentes, the. Catfaolrek King's Ambaflador to, Hisi Britannisk Majefty, has juft received a- Courier from his Court, by whom he is informed, that rhy Ldfd BMoi, His Britannick Majelty's.Ambafia--dc>r at the Courtof Madrid, has faid tohi& Excellency Mr. Wall, Minifter of State, that he. had Orders to demand a pofitive and^ categoricaK Anfwer ,�0 this QuelTidn, viz. .ff Spam thinks of Allying herfblf with France againft England; and. to declare, at the fame Time, that he ihould-take a Refufai to his Demand for an AggreiSon and- Dectaratio'n of War ; and that he mould, in conCequence, be obliged to rietire from the CourtWSpain.   The above;Mi-' nilier of State anfwered Eim-y That fuch a Step eouid only;be fuggefted^by the Spirit of Haughtinefe and-ofDifcord, which, for the Misfortune of Mankind, friiV reigris but too much iri: the Britim Government'; That it was in That very Moment that the-War was declared, and. the King's Dignity violently attacked, that he might retire how, and when he ihould-think . proper.        ' -'      -  .       ".      _ - The Count de Fuentes is, in qtisfecjtience, ordered-to leave the Court and" the Dominions OfEog.-land, and to declare to trt'e Britifh King, to the. Englifh Nation,-and to the whoIe'Univerfe, that th'e Horro,urs ki'to which the Spaniih and Engli/h .Nations are going* to plunge themfelves, niuft be attrr-buted only to the Pride, and ro the unmeafurcable Ambition of him who has held the Reins of ihe --Government, and who appears liilf to hold diem-, althoug;h by another Hand : That, if His.Catholick Majefty excufed -himfelf from- anfwerjfig, on .the Treaty m QueiTion" between His CathQllcfe" Majefb/' and -His mbir Chriilian Majefty, whjch is�bdieved^^ � have been figned^the 15th of Auguir, and whereinj: it is. pretended, there are Conditions relative toiEng> land, fie had very good R'eafonsj firft, The Icing's Dignity required him to inanifed his jiift. Refent-rrieht of the little Management, or, to fpeak'morfe properly-, of the infulting' Manner,- with which all the Affairs of Spain have been treated during Mn. Pitt's Adfbiftiilration, who, finding hiajfel^ convinced of the Juflice, which fupported the Khig in. Ks Pre-tenfions, his ordinaty and faft Anfiye>was, -That fi� wnuld not relax in any- Thing till the- Tow�r of London was taken Sword in Hand,'        \.    ;. Befides, His'Majelly was much feocked to -heir the haughty and imperious; Tone, with which thfe Contents of the Treaty were demanded of. him:: If the Refped due to Floyai ^fajefty had beeivittga'rdedf. Explanations might" have been had without any Di&-Cutty : The Minifters of Spain might Isave; faid frankly to Thofe of England,- what, the Count de Fuentes, by the. King's exprefs Order, declares p;�fr lkkly. Viz. That the fai0! Tiresty > only $ Co&-between the Family of Bourbon, \yhercift there is nothing which has the leali Relajipn w-tkr prefent War : That there is in it.an. Art�;le-/�>r the mutual Guaranty of the Dominions of th$T# S -vereigns4 but it is fpeciiSed therun.,.-that ?ha| -ranty is not to be" ui^deriTood but of the Domimonj,. ' which- Ihall'remain to France, after Aeprefent ided: That, although His Cathohck . Majefly War Jhall be enc �   Price Six pence.  ] .   

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