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   Post Man (Newspaper) - July 17, 1801, London, Middlesex                                And'die Hiftorical franckfsrt, July 20. ' ' H E advantage obtained by the  Gerrria at G j know whether^ought to rruffcthem as Friends, or foil with!jthem as profefTed Enemies;Tke Troops of the Cii-cles ar.jjj^win� together, and'tis thought the good newjs'WelVave from #dlj, wi]l prove a. great encouragement for inducing them to declare for his-Irrfpe-rial Majeftyi Thsy write from Rome, rhat rlie Pope his by a Decree declared, rhat the Will of the late King of Spain is Null and Void, as r.6 what *>ncerns the Kingdom of Naples,' which being a Fief of the Church,* is again devolved unto the Holy See, and that his Holineis iffree to give the Jnvefti cure thereof to whomfoever he pleafes, without any regard to* the pretended djfpofal thereof in the Will of the late King of Spain. Prince Lewis of Baden is expected in rwo or three days at Hailbrm. We hear from Cologn, that they work very hard on t he Fortifications of that important place, upon advice that there is a treache* rousdefign hatching againftir. The new Levies fer the Elector Palatine go on withal 1 immaginable fuc-cefs. The Troops of rhat Pr irice defigned for fttltand, will begin theii march in fewdavs. Hague, July z<5. Count j� Avows, AmbafTador of France, has received by un Exprels from Paris, his Maften Inihucriolts about fbme Propofals made unto him, in, the private Audiencgs that Mimfter had of the King of England, wtHch are ft ill |^pt very private. Whatever they are, the French King, it feems, does not relifhthem, for Count � Avaux gives out that he is re-called, and 'tis faidthat in the Merno^ rial he has prefented this day to the States, he tttftp acquaints them with it. That Memorial being notyet made publick, we cannot tell you the Contents of it, but we are aiTured thst the ftyleis much like unto that* preferred fbrne time ago by Count Brierd , The Lnperial Minifter* have received an. account of the defeat of the French Troops at Carpiy which is more considerable than it was given out by the..French. The faid account being printed at large, we mail not mention the particulars, but (hall only take notice, that the French loft a Brigadeer, a Col-lone!, 4c Officers, and about 809 men killed upon the fpor, belides ioo Prifoners, 200 Horfes, 3 Standards, 2 pair of Keifle Drumms, and their Biggage, The Imperialiirj had about 40 Men killed, and a-mongft them Count Tirhhn, Lieutenant Collonel of the Regiment of Newburgb. Prince Eugene of Savoy was flightly wounded in the Left Knee, his Herfe having received two Musket Shots under him. The day after the Fight, theGerwww found Ieveral French men hid in the Buihes, which does not anfw'er very well the Character beftowed upon them by the Paris Gazette^ which makes of them as miny Hero's, who were hardly perfwaded to give over beating the poor Cuirailijrs of ths Emperor. Prince Eugwi having caufed his Tfooo/jfatigued by eslraordinaiy onrches, to reft a day, marched on th&.tenrra inftant towards"^ I Legnago, in hopes to meet there and Fight the t^h'ole. V Fren^j Armyy but the Prudence of the Fjrencfc Ge-'.s    . neral did not permit them to tarry there^foTtriey'?f were/retired towards the River Mintii, with' #11 the � ... t ...fe'crecy imaginable, btea'king down all the Bxiflgesv -^h�ymet Witt.. Prince Eugene detached joo"' initt 'of'-le Cuirajfiers, of Toff, to puriue them', who fell' ftp*v' their Rear/Killed 50 of them, and brought bajgr^f; Several. Ptifoners;* Thjg Affair of�*rpi, thp. drfa " [r?Stf"�?n^qu?nc;e, -'would nor be fo rftach' ralfiedTtir^ l,jnot *lhe French publifhed the mod nauf=ous and impertinent accounts of it, "that ever were heard of. and had they Hot given out in all partJ<6f? Europe, that the Germans would never be able to pafs the Adige, and rhat the Generals of the Emperdr  were but 'young men ,  arid .filch   not  able to *gdeal with an old Experienced tiu�&n   as l.^Mbnfieu'r   Catthat.9, However^the tninwlB^e ma^u^,'that that oH0i Captain" has been mifflfcen T|jffiBfenofiorf^and ^ 'that he did really^think'that^he  .." we are told that all thofe Marches, BiidgesBdpihet motions of Prince Engent were bwtTaif^tS ffScqpffeeal,,, his defigh of forcing the  Enemy1 *6m the Pefil^' of Carpi, which was of the ut'mqfl:^; ifflpbrtanceV*?^' we may fee by the event bf it;   thi'ftittib hlCvfrig -J-quUfed the riexf'day all their P,ofts along the. ddi�e, % and the PaflejTH tke Mpu'nfains; whicn, the Imp'eri- 1 alifts have fecured.   We hear Genetxl'fgiiinrte is cr-   , deid to repifs the Pp, and break down.alOhe Bridges; they had laid on that RiverJand others wficb becpmV now ufelefs, by .reafon that tl^e I^avigarioaflf the^ * jiiigt and (he Lake it Guard* is fieetfdr the'imptTialiffi>V' ' who feem refoved to march that. ffi�yinrro^e,Mf'foie&, as they had firft intended.   TW- King'is gone to;''; Burgueitopzoots from Breda, and frotn thence intends-. for Sluice in Flanders.   The Speech his Mujefty irti&6 in the affembly rjf, the States General, anj^the a nCwer ; of their {High. Mightinefles have: been publiftiM here, -His.Majefty te]Js them that he had hoped that fa^h -meafiires we're taken for the prei^atipn'rfthe;nea|:^ . oft^/^that heffip^ andrjuiet, hot ,tfef the Affairs of Eiervpe. having taken another fruri, which was like to create amore fatal War thart Tormer. His Majefty. corurflAided them fbr theirJ care they nad! taken for potting Fheirifelm in a good poftur.e of defence,- and affiired them of his intention of affiftinl them, that t^Eaglifb JJarion1 was -in the. fame_difpofition towards th'en\,irrid to take jointly with them-fiich mea fores as fboiilS bethought moft efFettual for their Common fscurity, and for ithe Defence of thWProteftant Religion. His* Majefty concluded, that as all �; his endea'oujs hafee been for the prefervation of the Peace , he, hopes that God Almighty- will blefs his Intentions. The States made an aniwer fufifable*fthat Gracious Speech,and retarn'd their hearty thanks to his Majefty for hiS jPwtherly:' care of this Country, for -the afliftance he:if�S ,'fenf ' them, and the aflurarrces he was pleafed td'^il%%ertt of the good intentions of his fubjeQs forthnrRe-pnblick, afFuring his "Majefty that no offers or artifices fhall be able to feperafe fhem from England. They told hrs Majefty how comfortable hisprefence was to them at all rimes, but .especially in ihis prefent � juncture, that their RelfgFon and Liberties are threat-ned with fo many dingers , concluding by hearty prayers that Goi will- long preferve the precious life   

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