Friday, June 24, 1701

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Post Man (Newspaper) - June 24, 1801, London, Middlesex %i)t 3p&it pan i'S Ull ! I.- f-V**- Ai..d the Hiftorical Account, c3rc. rij�t�dap June 26', �70? Raz/J:', Jjne 1 i. T^ME Imperi.'.l had t!it> ' whjrci:i ami Fw/cA Ar.ibaiudors .veek Audience of thi sy have Pope ; Ll,^v have reflectively allured hi p. 'li it the Troops of their Matters will n0 ways moUiT: the Ecdeliaftical State. N\>t wirhfhr.dLnK their jkoreft-itions tlK Pops has re-folved lO augment hii Forces *itW 603 Foot and 403 Ho(fe,anj"Com'ai�lo:>S and Levy money arc ilTlaed out for rlurfcrvice. Th,- Amballiuor of Venm ba$ frequent Cr :rices with Cardinal Pau.lw.ci, Secretary of Scare 01 '!'.--. prefent juncture of affairs, and theft-mtians feem very weary of the continuance of two Armies in t:i jir Territories, but as long as the two Parries feem to be equal in Power, the Repubiick is hot like to declare in favour of any one of 'tin. The Roman Pri-iO.;s have orders to rails at their own charge fome Companies of Foot and Troops of Horfe, ac* cording to their Abii'ties, rojoyri with the Forces of the Pope, for the def.nce of the Dominions of j|the Church. They continue here Solemn ProcelTions and Other Devotion1* for deprecating the misfortunes Italy is threatried with, there being no hope of bringing matters to an accommodation. On fV-.dmfday laft the imperial A--tLjjfTido� ': i a Conference of three hours *'ith Cardinal Crimmn the Venetian AmbaiTadcr, and the Refidcnt of Savoy, and communicated unto them riie man/fefto of his Matter, juftifying his pretentions I to the Spanijh Succefilon, but the fame will not be made pub'ickrill theGermani have palted the^-^e.The ApoftolickTreafury isfo empty,that the Congregation of State labours under great difficulties for railing the neceiTary Funds, that are required for repairing the I Forti/kitioris of Fit-rare and Ballon ia, and maintaining I our Forcw,who begin to defert apace for lifting them-felves under the Emperor. Dantzick, June 20. Oar Letters fiom Warfaw advife, that the Dfet defired the King of Puland to adjourn their meeting to the firft of September, and that his Majefty having pre/Ted them to come to fome good refohition before they part, they have anfwered, that they could do nothing till the Foreign Troops were fent away from their Country, and that ifthe Repub-iick was in a condition to begin 3 new War, they would rather arrack fome other Princes than the King of Swede.!, who has given no provocation to the Republic!:. Some cf the Deputies were fo warm on this fubjeft, that it wis propelled to feize Major General Pat lull, whom they called an infamous Rebel, and fur-fender him to the King of Sweden, as the chief concri-ver of the- War inLivonia.Thiy propofed i ike wife to defile the K:.pg to Command the Relidenr of Denmark. to depart their Country, as having been another ftrumenr of r:n fud troubles. But rhefe his prnpnfals Were pu: off tii! after the choice of a Marefchal or Speaker. The diff.-renews betwixt the Iloufe of "*.>-fieha and the G.-nrry of Lithuania ire not yet quire adjufted, but *ci> bthe Mediators will nor fepwate till tha: affair is over. The Svudijh Fii-gots continue upon the Co311: of Courland , but they do not moleft our Ships as they did at firfr. The Swedes and Sasms continue to draw up together on the Fro tiers of Livonia. but we are confidently told that a Hidden Peace will be Shortly concluded in that Country. Paris, J'lly Art Exprefs artived here on the 27th part from Mor. ieur Calina: with advice, that upon the aarcb. of the Imperial Forces over the Jldigc, the French and Span.'fh Army matched ti fenr a derachrr.eiif of H'jrfi Cinuc:A to Cm-Pi. a little (o Ssrrp, "e and i little above the JlLnd, i near Lign.:g; z:,'-1 y piec-s (A 'it \v: Wi ir ':ava formed by the Adige, in Order fo d oy the Bridge iVonfieur Cati- the German: have laid on that River. n.-.t has left a good Body at Rhole, for the lecuriry of that pafs. Scire other ExprefTes arrived tince, bring advice , fhafr the Germs?!: were Marching to fight our Army , and juft now We have a report that there has been an enrsgemen'-. Whatever it is, 'tis certain that feveral Courriers are arrived at Court: from Italy, and that the contents of rheir dif-patches are kept very privar*, which increafes the peoples fiifpicicn, that our affairs cn t'tat fide are not like to fucceed as it was expeSed. Tis certain, that the King has ordered feveral Batallions and Squadrons to march with all fpecd for Italy, and the Court cannot conceal their unealinefs about the flow-marches of the Tioops of S,?--j3/. They write from Marli, that an Exprefs from Llfbor.ru arrived there yefferday morning wifii the RatiScatJott of the Treaty of Alliance beKvcen this CrowrtB' Spain and Ftrtugal, which caulcs here a great joy, tho many are of opinion, that if there Is any Treaty at z\\9 J:is rather for aNeutrality than for an offcnlTve and'ee-snfive League, is it was given nut. Our Letters /rem Mtdrid of the 16th pad fay, that the Mnquis of Calfe Rodrigo is fet out fiom thence for the Court of Turin, to conclude the marriage* of his Carholick Majeily v. irrt the Princefs of Savty. The King infends to go and meet her as far as Barcclor.ti ; where at the fame time he infends to fwear to the obferva/ion of the Laws and Priviledges of Catalonia, after having don-J Hie like ar Saragaffa and X'aUiitia. Thar Prince has fer,t rhe Order of the Golden Fleece to the Dukes of Berry and (> hunt, and likewife to the Electoral Prince of Bavaria. The Count d'Ejlrees has defired the King of Spain to give him leave,to excufe himfelf from accepting the 30000 Livres a year, which his Majefly had given him, as the Salary of his new dignity of Lieutenant General of the Spanifl) Seas, which generofity,as they tell us, has very much pacified the Spanifi Sea Officers, who can hardly digeft that a French Man fliould have the Command of their Armada. Thofe Letters fay, that the new Fortifications of Cadiz, and Gibraltar are carried on with all poffible diligence, and that the Council of Spain labours very hard for Tailing the neceiTary fup-plics, for the defence of the Monarchy. The new King by advice of his Council has publifhed 3 Decree, importing that the Dukes and Peers of Francs fhall receive at Madrid the fame Honotes as the Grandees of Spain do. Jfague July 2. The Earl of Albemarle having taken the. ufual Oath of Fidelity to the States, for the place of Lieutenant General of the Horfe, fet out rly^smorning for Bergu-evopzoom, and on Sunday night,'nen^TO be at BoiJIeduc, where our chief Generals are to have a Conference, in order to take a final refolution concerning the Incamping of our Forces, whick are fo numerous that they mult needs Incahip in a fhort time- The Count d' Avaux has returned no anfwer to the laft propofal made unto him for admitting into the Conferences a Minifbr of the Emperor , and \U thought he will tarry till rhe arrival of the King of England, it being confidently reported, that as foon as his Majefty is over, a certain limited time will be given to the French, for declaring what they intend to do, the States being weary of their general promifes, and naufeous afTurances of the good intentions of their Monarch for our Republick. The/ Vi'iV

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