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   Post Man (Newspaper) - January 4, 1801, London, Middlesex                                And the Hiftorical Accouht, &c. From Mttt^av January 4, to %XXttttyJanuary 7, 17o 1 ' Warsaw, December 28. Notwithstanding the King has declared his intentions of calling a General Dyer to meet here towards the latter end of February, the Palafmatts of the Crown Teem difTatisfied with that general pro-mile, and make preffing inthnces for the iffuing due of Circular Letters, that they may beat a certainty. They have reprefented tbe necellity of that Afiem-bly, in order to adviSe how to divert the florin the Republick is threatened wirhaj, becaule ofthe troubles in Lithuania, and the War begun by the King againft Sweden. They reprefent alio, that the Army having not received the Arrears due unto them, are fo diSTatisfy'd, that they talk of Confederating themselves , notwithstanding the care the Great General takes to prevent it. Thefe reaions are fo very pftl-fing, that'tis believed his Majefty wifl be induced to iifue out his Circular Letters, and fix a certain day for the meeting of the Dyer. This matter will . be debated iu the Senate ConjHittm, which is to meet in Few days. The Great General was defired to be prefent thareia, but he is fet out for Lemberg in greiit precipitation, upon advice , that a great number of Tartan and other Vagabonds were gathering together on the Frontiers of Podolia, to make an incurfion into our Territories. The Envoy of Mufcovy notified fome days ago, that he had received advice of the taking of Nerva,. but we hear fince by frefher Letters, that the place holds our, and.chat the King of Sweden was come within two days march of the Mxfctvitts in order to Fight them; The King has received two or three Exprefles from Cur land, and notwithstanding the Contents of theirDiipatches are not publickly d�clared, tis whifpered that the Mujetvites hare been defeated ; which news, if true, wil] not be unwelcome to molt ofthe Grandees. The King is returned bete from a Country Houfe ofthe Cardinal Primate,, where he had been to divert himfelf a hunting. His Majefty is fully rcfolved to make Peace with Sweden. SttckMm, December. 13. The defeat of the Muf-coxites before Nerva, iscdhfinned by Several Expreiles from Livonia. Letters from Revel of the ij thin-Slant, bring a Lift of Generals being taken Pri-foners, befides a vaft number of Collonels and Subaltern Officer?. They, tell us, that 10000 Mujcovitet . were taken Prifoners, and that the King having employed them in levelling the Works they had made before Nerva , gave them leave to return home. 'Tis computed fhat the Czar has loft above 40000 in the Siege of Nerva or in the Battel, and that the reft of his Army who made fhei&fcfoapc over the River formerly mentioned, threw down their Aims the better to run away, infornuch that the Roads were covered with them. Some advices fay, 4hfff that his Jwedijb Majefly having received information that the Czar was retired into Jamegorod, was marched that way, and had caufed the place to be inverted, and as it is not able to make any long refiftance, we hope to rake that Prince Prifoner, if the information tbe King has received proves true. They have brought hithsr feveral M*/c�H�Merchants who were takes Prifonersas they were going to their Camp before Nerva. Rme, Dec, ay.   Yefterday the Pope Shut up with great Solemnity tk� Holy Gate, waicl* was opened a year before by the Cardinal di Bouillon, and fo ended ^he Jubilee. HisHoliftefs has held a Congregation of State, wherein 21 Cardinals were prefenr, ro confl-der of the Inveftiture of the Kingdoms of N*p/� arid Sicily, delired by rhe King of Spain and the Emperor. They debated alfo, the pretentions of the latter upon the Milanefe, and how to preferve the Peace of kity t but the resolutions taken.therein are kept" very private, and we do not know what creditto give to a report Spread abroad, that the Pope and the Italian Princes are entering into a League with France and Spain, for maintaining the Will of the late KsngCharlei, in favour ofthe Duke of Aujtu. Piitma, January 1. The Emperor has re-called Counr Harrach and Count Aversberg his Ministers at Madrid, and has ordered them to depart without taking their leave ofthe Regents. They talk of nothing but War in this Country, and they have a-greed with the Sieur Oppenheimer a rich Jew, for the-provilions.with which he Si as undertaken to lupply the Imperial Troops, both on the Rhine, and in Italy*. 'Tis Said the Emperor has named the Princes of-Gtmi . merci and Vavdtmmt, with Count Guido Starembttrg, to be Generals of his Forces in Italy, under Prince Eugmi o�*Savoy ; but thofe who are to Serve under Prince Lewis ef Baden are not yet appointed. The Reformed Officers in half pay , are ordered to prepare them" � felves to joyn the Regiments, into which they are incorporated, and the Council have refolved, tlwtthey (hall have, the vacancies as they happen, according to their r&fpc&ive ranks and Seniority, The Emperor has fent new inftructions to his Ministers in Italy a-bout the preSent juncture of affairs, and we hear z M
                            

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