Sunday, December 11, 1701

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Post Man (Newspaper) - December 11, 1801, London, Middlesex And the Hiftorical Account, drc. From 5Ct5UtCDaFDecember n, to December^atlirDapa3, 1761. T London, December 13. H E advice of the Town of Shaftsbury, to Sir John Cropley Baronet, and Ed. Nicholas, Efq-,, their Members chbfen for che enfuing Parliament. Otntlemen, WE hiving made choice of you , as true Englishmen and Proreflints,to be our Reprefentatives in rhe enfuing Parliament, ro anfiver rhofe juit and pious purpofes menrioned in his Majelties Proclamation, and being deeply fenlible of the imminent dinger or our Religion and Government, from an univerfal Ufurper abroad, and an unfound Party at nrne : We therefore delire that che following Articles may be obferved by you. Virlt, That as our True and Faithful Reprefentatives, you will aflcrr and maintain our known Rites 2nd Priviledges,particularly by delivering all fuch our Petitions either ro his molt excellent Majefly , or the Parliama/u.as we fhall at any time think /it to fend to you, relating to our own or the Nations Grievancts, jnd that you will to the utmoft of your power defend and protect uj, from any perfbnal damage, abufe or fufferings on tne account of our ib Petitioning. Secondly, That according to the Tenour of out own, and the reft of the Nations late AddrelTes, I and moft faithful promiies to his Majelty, you will do your utmoft in Parliament to fecure and confirm the fuccaflion of the Grown in the Proreftant Line, purfuant to the late Aft of Parliament, by uc-| �rly rejecting, renouncing, and abjuring all Right and Title of the pretended Prince of Wales, or other tne pretended ifTue of the Jate King James and Queen Mary to thefe hfs Majdttes Dominions. And laftly, That you will ufc your utmoft endeavours, carefully and fpeedily to aflift his Ma-jefty with competent iupplies of Men and Money, neceffiry to fuppott thofe Alliances he has made, and to reduce France from the exorbitant Power and Prefumption, of giving Kings to Europe, andirppo-fing his Cruel, Bloody, and Tyrannical Government on thefe and other Nations, under rhe colour of thofe falfeand unjuft Tides he has l>t up, in the Perfons of rhe Duke of ^njou7 and the pretended Prince of Welet. Madrid, December 1. The Kings departure from Surctjdtia has been pur off forfeveral days, upon account of fome pretentions of the States of Catalonia, who iniifted upon federal things which his Majefty would not grant, becaufe, as thoughr, they were prejudicial to the Royal Authority. Tliofe difpures were not over when the Letters came away, but the Court was in hopes, that the States would recede from their demands. There is advice from Cadiz, that Count Cbateaunnaudfailed thence the lift and aad pa:i with �8 Men of War, and as he has taken Provif,-ns for 8 months, 'tis thought he isordered for the IVeJf Indies. We have no manner of advice from the Gallions. The Governors of Cadiz and tithe t Trading places, have tijjuiried ro the Englilh and Dutch Merchanrs of the Romilh Religion, fhat if they will continue in fhe Kingdom, they {hall be naturalizedgrai'a, and enjoy rhe lame privi'.edges as natural born Subjects. The Marquis of Legmez is ordered to lend i.8afallions from CcaVxinro Italy, where our affairs t.anorher turn than the French had profiled us. The Duke of Ej.itloKa, Viceroy of Sicily is to b.- nude Viceroy of Njp.':s, and tlie Viceroy uf Mjv*>' for Sicily ; lb that fhe report we had I'oniz days of Coani Monlcrtj* b/ing ap- pointed to fucceed the Duke of Medina Cell was groundlefs, elfe that Count has refufed the fame. Cdogn, December 16. We have now j.DutchBa-tallions in this City, and fome others are expected, yefterday came in a Birailion of Brandenburgherr. which is to be followed by fome ocheri of chat Nacion, Padcrborn and Muffler. Lieutenant General Dopft, the Baron de Hey dsn General of the Branden-burghert in the Datcby of C/rv�,and lbme otherGene-ral Officers, have had a long Conference at Dujddtrp, on rhe prefent juncture of affairs, after which Mon-fieur Dopft returned to MaeJIricht. i-j. Boats loaded with Oats, Paliizadoes, Planks, Anchors and other materials are gone by this place, for Keyferaaert and Rhimbexgtten, which the French fortify with all the diligence that the Seaibn can permit. The-Elector of Tryirt has ordered the Governour of Coblcnts to vifit all the French Beats, and fuffer no Ammunition or Arms to pafs by thac Fothefs. There ara no French Troops in Eonn as yet, but we hear to morrow or next day, they expect 4 or 5000 men. The King of PruJJiaand the Elector Palatine have refufed paffage for fome Troops the Elector of Cohgn intended ro fend to stnnibcrg. Frankfort, December J 4. It begins to frieze fb hard in this Country,that theLines in the Palatinate cannot be carryed on with as much diligence ai formerlyjin the mean time theTroops are �mployed in perfecting theFortifications of lbmeCaftles included in theLines and the Redoubts they have built for the fecurity of the fame. P. Lrsoa of Baden receives frequencExprefles -from Vienna, from whence we hear thac the Imperial Council has reiolved to buy a great body o( Troops of the Princes of the Empire, which being already trained up, will prove more ferviceable than Recruits and new L�vies. They write, that the Imperial AmbaiTador at Rome is ordered to declare to the Pope that he may fpare himfelf the trouble and charge of fending an extraordinary Nuntio f0 his Imperial Majefty about the prefent juncture of affairs. Th* Cardinal of \Amberg has made a magnificent Entry aC Hague, December jo: The States General were this day alfembled for a great while, about as 'tis thought the aifiirof fhe Saz van Ghent, from whence we hear, that th� Governor of that place fent a Captain to give warning to the French ro defift from the fame, or elfe that he would fire upon them. The latter having not given over their works, the Governor fired a fhoc; wheieupon the French lent a Captain to him ro complain of that Hollility, and know by whofe order that was done. The Governour an-fwered, that it was by order of the States General, becauie their building of that Fort was a manifeft infraction of the Treaty of Munficr, and advifed the Captain to deiift from the lame. The latter grew very impertinent, and told the Governor that there were 2000 Bombs ready inGhevt to Bombard the &*:c,and as many inForr Isabella fGrBombardingS/�;'�; but the Governor flighting that impertinence, fent him back, and told him, notwithstanding his Rho-doinonlades, he would (ire upon them, if they continued their woik,and fend a detachment of his Gai-rifon rodiflodge them frotn thence. Our Relident at Britjfel: has had very hard word* wirh the Alarqui* ofBedmar on the fame fubjsit ,lg that we hourly e*pect to hear of fome action.The Biihop of Munficr has ic-clared for the Emptor. Our Letters from iHl' North fell us, that Manficut' Cranenhurgh if pirted irom t:_w S*t'i(/hArmy for Riga, and fhat hi; removal thithsr is em> only as a colour fjr (ending the b'ieur di iinmc ATiiairidoi or Framt to

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