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   Post Man (Newspaper) - May 8, 1801, London, Middlesex                                Numb. And the Historical Account, o t Tom^mM^ Mav 8, to &attttBay May 10, i?o�._ Vienna, May 4. "R Stepnty, Envoy Extraordinary of the Kiny of�wg/aw^, arriv'd here the ift in-franc,an>j notified his arrival to Hie pub-lick Minifies, according to aiftom. Jfe.  ^ta�. The Sieur Jcf.�, Envoy �;.tr.u;rJinary of Dtr.r/iu-rk, rec-'ived this morning the Invelrituie for rhiD.itcliy of Holftiin, and other Fiefs, his Danijh Mijefty pofcfl'es in the Empire, with the ufusd Ceremonies. Upon advice that livers! of the Confpirators in Hungary are fled into Poland and 7W�?r. the Emperor has written to his Minifters at Warfare and Co�-flantinople, to defmr thofe Governrnentfro refufe their prorection to the Rebels. Some Letters from Peter-nttrradinSzy tktt the Grand Signior has created Count Tihtlj Prince of Widin. Tne young Prince of A^k-has taken leave of the Emperor, and fets out ro morrow morning for Revercdo, being appointed Lieutenant General under Prince Eugens of Saiioj, who goes away on Tuej'day next for 77r�/. The Impe-riil Court removes on Friday next to Laxenhurgh ; but the day of the arrival of the Elector of Bavaria is uncertain. There is a report, as if they intend to offer him the Command of the Imperial Army on the Rhint or in lt.ilys to bring him off of the Neutrality he has pro mi fed to  France. Ratishmte, May 0. The Sieur dt ChameitVlentpoteri' tiiry of Frana, lias notified to rhe Pubhck Minifters redding here, that there is a League concluded between France, Spain and Portugal, and that the French King is fending a cortliJerabJe Army on rhe Rhine, to ailift the Circles and Princes in the Empire, who hive declared for a Neutrality, in cafe they are rnolefted by the Emperor upon that account. The Circle of B.ivjria, whicn is to m�et on the ajd in-Itant at Wajfeburgh,i\ :otake into confideration what is to be done for their fecurity in the prefent juncture, and whether they are to accept the invitation made unto them by the Circle, of Franconia, to renew their aflbciation, or defenfive and offeniive League, and what Troop? are to be railed for tiiac purpofe. The othw Circle have the lame things under their confide-ration, and what Forts ara ro be erected on the Rhine, for defending the PaiTige of that River, and where, and in what manner their Troops are to Incamp this Summer. There is advice from Italy, that th; Pope labours very bard to perfwade Spain and France togive fome fatisfaftion to the Emperor, that they'may turn their Arms another way more advantageous to the See of Rome. Franc'tfttl, Miy ii. They write from Zurich, that ffiat Cincun hat received a Letter from the Spanijh Ambaffrdor, and therein one from the King of Spain, dated M-t'-ch 3T, whereby that Prince notifies hi? ac-Celfion to the Cjown of Spain, his arrival at Madrid, and a/Tures them of his intentions to maintain and cultivate the good correfpondence, that has been between the Crown of Spain and the Helvetick Body. The Imperial Commiilioners buy a great quantity of Provifibns, but the City of Hailbron makes fome difficulty to give them leave to make a great Magazine fcithin their Wails. Tfte Circle of Suabia is ro fe-parate in few days, and'tis thought they will follow the exampfe of that of Franconia as to the Neutrality ; but they will augment their Troops, ro be i:i 3 condition to defend theif Country. Th.J In^v.rij) Envoy Iras f��nified unto them, th'a: the !.h;-;.ercr is not difpleafed at their refolufion of Handing Neuter, but that as all his Forces will be elfswheie employed, they muft net much rely upon his afiiftance, in cafe they are attacked by rhe French, and aV>d that therefore they may fake what meafures they lhall think fit for their own fecurity. The French make great preparations' for laying Bridge,* over the Rhine, and the Array which is to incamp: ikcubLar.dau, is to con-rift of zoooo men. The Elector oiCokgn has countermanded the making of Saddles and other HarneiJes for Hie new Regiments ofHorfeand Dragoons, which he is rilling. Hambwg, May rj. Letters from Riga fay, one of their Parties has feized 4000 Tunns of Corn belonging to the Saxons, under the Cannon of ICokthhaufeh, and brought the fame away. The Swedifb parties that have been fent againft the Mufcovites, areas fuccefsfulj and one of'em from Nerva, has lately made an ex-curfion into the Country of the, Czar, wherein they have burnt feveral Villages, and brought away a considerable booty.Ths preparations of rhe Czar are not fo greit as it has been reported,and there is ad vice, that a body of 7000 men which were quartered about Ptijce-v, are returning to Mofcew, which gives a furmife? that either there mult be fome inteftine Commotions in Mufcrvj, or elfe that the Tartar] have made an in-vafion therein The King of Sweden intended to break p(up from Lais as rhe firft inftanr, bur whether he will march againft the Saxons, or the Mufcovites 'tis not yet known. That Prince has loft a great number of Men this Winter, but he has received fuch reinforcements* that he has a profpefct to carry on a WarVith fuccefs. The Nobility of Lithuania perfilt in their former refolution of having- the Sapiens fUrned out of their imploymenr, and to eatifefhem to be declared infamous, and Enemies of the Country. They have alfo given for instructions to their Deputies to their particular Dyers, ro demand, that the Saxon Troops be fent away, according to the refolution of the General Dyet held anno 1699; that General Fleming, the chief contriver of the troubles in Livonia, be turned out of rhe dignity of Great Mailer of the Horfe of Lithuania; and laftly, that they confent to no manner ofbufinefs, till the King has given them a pofitive anfwer. The Deputies of that Great Dutchy are to meet at Wilda^ before *their departure for the Dyer, to know whether theif inftruSi-ons are conformable. Paris, May 14. Letters from Thoubn of the 3 in-ftanf, caufed here a great Allarm, for we were told that there was a general infurreftion in Xaplei and Sicily, in favour of the Emperor, which if it had been true had certainly ruined our intereft in Italy. As our Letters from Mantua, Leghorn, Venice and other parts, make no mention of that infurre&ion, we may fay that that part of the ftory is groundlefs ; but frefh advices confirm that there has happened fomething in Sicily, which tho' varioufly reported, flieweth that the Sicilians have not quite laid afide their ancient ani-molities againft our Nation, and that the Mejjtnian: have not entirely forgotten how unkindly they were diferted by the French in the year 1678* They own here that that City and the Sicilians in general incline' to the Emperors Party, and that there has been fome dilbrder at Mejfen upon that account; but fome private advices from Provence make the thing worfe,. and jfay^ tint a Gentleman being feized as he wasPouing tig a Phcaert in vindication of the Emperors' .Title agamft th's rww King of Spain., the Officers  #ete carrying. him'   

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