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Post Man (Newspaper) - February 11, 1801, London, Middlesex 1 Numb. S63 G G G And the Hiftorical Account* &d FromXurfDapFebuarr 11, to XtftltCfla? Febuary > 3,170.1. Madrid, January 2: Hey ujpon King have made great rejoycings h#fe advice of the arrival of our new this Kingdom ; but the. djf- ' of the Church, be fegueftered into the hand* atthe ' Pope ; and 4ly, That the Spanifli Hetberlandt*be like-. wife fequeflered into fuch hands, and in fuch a rrian-as fiiall be agreed upon between the refpec five ner, ' Parties, England and Holland. If the French King ' will accept thefe Preliminaries., his Imperial Maje-grace of the Confeflor of his lare'Majefty, ' fly does accept the Mediation of the Pope, and that and the order the Queen has received to 'a Treaty be fet on foot to examine the validity ,of the Willof the late King of Spain, and the pretenfi- remote.to Toledo, caufes great murmurings, anddif-gufts .iot only amongft the People, but likewife >a-mong the Grandees, and the new King is like to find the beginning of his Reign attended with (bme di-fturbance*. The proteftation of the Emperor againft the Willof the late King, and the declaration made by his ConfefTor, that violence was ufed to oblige that Prince to fign a Will, which took from his own Family fo grear a Monarchy, occalions many reflections on Cardinal Portocarrero and other great Men, who were concerned in the management. of that affair , and the remova! of the Queen is not. like to ftifle the parry . which began to agpear in favour of the Emperor. The Duke oiAibuqnerjus, General of the Coafts of Andahf Jin , is gone to , Gibraltar, to view what places, jn thofe parts are rnpfKprpper to be fortify'd, and for Magazines. The Fleetjpf Mafcarit* and Vtracrdx con-filling ot 8'Ships is arrived at Cadiz frem the Ba-vanaftom whence jthey fet out on the 17th of Ntvember laft. ' Warfaw, January 27. An Exprefs from Lithuania has brought advice, that the Nobility, after hav*ng fu/ned the.Houfe of Sapisha, have confirmed their Confederacy, and taken an Oath before the Sacrament to continue united, and venture their Lives and Effetes in the defence of their Liberties.' This will hai^en the-Kings departure for that Country,, to �ndeavbur to appeale thole,violent commotions, which are like to fee fatal to the Republick- 'Tis.faw his M'ajeftyjw ill Ifksuife rake a turn into Germany. Vienna, February 5, On Sunday lad the fiaron Ber~ iho'.di, Ki-!Voy-Ev;racrdinary of the King of Prujfia, had his publick audience of the. Emperor, and notifyeci rhac his Mailer had been Crowned on the i8fh pair at Roiling berg.He had on Wedntfday audience ofrheEmprefs on the fame fubjed, and was received with aJl.rhe Honours paid to Minifters of Crowned Heads. Count Mmm Caprnra, Knight of the Golden Fleece, and Velt Marfhal General of the Imperial Forces, departed this life two days ago in a very great age, and left a- yaft Eftate behind him. Yefterday the Sieur Davia, the Popes Nuntio, made his publick Entry, attended by about 40 Coaches with 6 Horles, and had this day his firfr publick apdience of rhe Emperor. The anfwer which his Imperial Majefty has'returned to the Brief fent unto him hy the Pope, to diflwade him from War, and refer the Spanijk Succeflionto his Mediation, contains in fubftance, ' That the great averfenefs his ' Imperial Majefty has all along expreffed againftthe 4 efFufion of Chritlian Blood.has always diflwaded him ' from War, till all other means of doing himlelf Ju� 4 ftice have proved ineffe&ual.; That he continues iri ' the fame peaceable d'fpoiiuon, notwithstanding the 4 unparallelled provocations he has received i That ' therefore he does not refufe the Mediation his Ho-4 Iinefs has offered out of hi� Fatherly care, provided ' the French will agree to the following Preliminaries' 4 1. That his moft Chriftian M�j�fty. do forthwith ' \v ithdraw. his Troops from Italy. 2. That theDutchy ' of Milan be fequeftred into the hands of an Italian 4 PrincB, to be nominated by the refpecfive Parties. 4 3. Tuas the Kingdoms ofNapbi and SUllj being Fiefs ons of his Imperial Majefty. The Imperial Court knows too well the Genius of France, to believe that they will accent thofe Conditions, and as the Emperor is fully refolved to hearken ronp manner of terms without the fame/, they continue to take all imaginable meafurej for carrying on a vigorous War, and th6 recruit of OHr Infantry being compleated, money was ifiued three days ago for augmenting our Cavalry; with two Troops in each Regiment, fo that in few days the Emperor will have of his own Troops 86000 effective mta, viz.. Horfe 10000, Dragoons ooco, and Foot 57000, out of which }6"ooo are to remain in the Hereditary Countries for the fecUfity thereof, or to be otherwise employed as occadon Avail require ; infomuch, that the Emperor will bring into the Field the folio wing number of Forces, according to the Treaties concluded with feveral Princes. Of his own Troops 50000 Brandenburghers 8000 Brandenbugbir: again 7000 Hannover 8ocd' The Elector Palatine 800a Baret'th 3600 Wirtetnbirg Iooc� The Circles of Swabia and Frantonia \, 15009 Bifhop otWurtiberg 8000 BefeCaftl dooo " Total 1 /460b men. The 8poo Bratdenbitrghert mentioned in the firfr place, are the number his trujpan Majefty is obliged to keep in the Emperors fervice for foo^e years at his own charge, and the other 7000 are to Tie paid by the Emperor ; befides that number of Troops, there is a Treaty on Foot, to take the 7 fob Danes, who are in the Electorate of Saxmy, 7006 men more from the Eleftor Palatine, and 4000 from the Bifhop of Mun-fier ; infomuch, that we hope to carry on a War with fuccefs, if our Allies ftand by us, and their ownintei reft. The famous Ingineer Walim/, who has fb many years ferved the Pittetians, is gone through this place, in his way to Atufavf, the Czar having taken him into his fervice. Our Troops deligned for Italy begin to march, and notwithfhnding the ftnetiam leem by their preparations, as if they would refufe paffage to our Forces, we are morally allured they will notdifpute ir. Brufels, February 18. The Dutch Troops in Caur-tray, Newport, Oudenard, and jkti, are marching for rhe Sas of Ghent and the Sluice, and a great body of French Troops are to begin their march on rhe 28th inftant for Of end, Bruges, Ghent, Antturf; Liens, Herental, and the little Town* on the Demer, Louvtin, Maline*, and this City, where we Hull have 6 French Batallions and io Squadrons. The Spanijh Troops in this Country are to be augmented to aooctfotf&ariidjjaoo Horfe. The Sieur dt Puifegur has not only infpeccion into what relates to the Troops, but Jikewife into the Finance:, 3nd is now the only and frhief Minifter of Stale, or T�ther rhe .<
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