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   Post Man (Newspaper) - December 27, 1801, London, Middlesex                                And the Hiftorical Account, From  atttt$a? December 27, to XttefiffipDecember joJ 170?. Lc-.-Ain, Decern, jo. r* U '"*{,HU Year drawing to an end, weAatt conclude it �      * 1 wk-i � itiorr Kpfcome of tte raeft material trsni-' � ' a-vioss that Save happened, therein, to. refrefu � ' dis mcmoty.o.f;che Reader, and ciiac he may fee m        ' by thtie preludes what Bloody Tragedies are like ' to be aficcjin Chriftcndom, if God Almighty ' does nor divert the Stonrj the World is fhicsrened with. 'The aa.l-li.on ofthe Duke of ^Aiyou to the Tyrone of Spain, ' fcemedto (.uisfy the arnbjriw.pf djie French tangjbut if it bad a con-'traryefiecr, and revised his iop�� pf obtaining the Ueiverilil Mo-' narchy,' Prudence obliged him to appear contented' with what he * had, till he had fettled' his Grandfonon the Spanijb Throne, and ' confirmed Wsdouixfhl Title by Poflbffion, and the Kecognirion of ' other Bnnces. Nothing bat Bear wasable to procure tfK latter, and ' cherefcre die Frenci Troops wen; fait into Italy and the Spanish AV-' sUrlands, to tack the Negop?fipi:s of their ^inifters, who endea-' voured.ro perfei'ade the World that rheaccepratioc of the Will of the * late King of s\am was the only means to preferve the Peace of ���-'rope ;.and tr^tche FrajcfcKjng in accepting the fame bad Sacrificed ' his private l/Srereft. to the .'$'wpauility of Chriltendom : which l'pe-' ctpus psttfiijee was likewise 4W$.�1 to juftirie his breath of the fj-' mous treaty of Partition. Thw Italian Princes Cornell td, and even ' the Pope, as far as it concerned the Kecognirion of the Duke of ^in-' jiu for King of Spain; "for the Court of Home, u/ed to artifices and ' JiilimiilStioji?, put t& Che Mint of the Invcfliwte of Naples and ' Sicily, tho earaeftly domaBcka.by Eraact and 5j*im. ' ' The Usited Provinces of the AirW.��tfibeing by their Sifuatien, ' Riches and Genius of the People, the moft likely to ofeftruci the * deligns of the French King, he turned his chief Batteries againft ' than, and while hi9 numerous Tioops appeared orr#uir Frontiers * ready f.o ewer-run their Country,, #nd that part of their Force* were ' djfcinefl Erifar^is in" the Sfanifb Peaces,- his Mfflifter at tie Hague ' fpared.nothing, Threa'ts, Promjies,, Advantages of Commerce, and * wfe(*wer they might dpfire for their Security, ro engage thern to ' own (he Dukeof lAnjou: My Mafier expefis, fiid Count S'riord in -his Memorial, that your Lordjhips wilt miKedietay own hb:GrandiSon 'fcr KingcfSfiin   ta deftrve. thereby the contiouatiop of his Pro- * feajon. 1t� staff if J�* wkt a prudent uji of tljis junior?, [(tile < fur evtr your Liberty and Commerce with advantage.   The Threats, and not the Proraiies of France, .made a great impreff.on on the 'Dutch; and tttdfe wife I'qliriaan* coofiderinj their condition, thoughc ' fit to yield to time, and fo proceed to the Recognition of the jQukc 'of ^A)jo�; but.they did it with t'uch rerlri^ions that they parted ' with none of their Righk ao�i. 1'retenC.ow, ilting they made the ' Promiies of the Branch K.ing,tha: Whatever they' might realbnably de-' lire for their private (ecurity, and the prefovation of the General * Peace ftould be granted, the �le foundation of their acknowledging ' the Duke of isinjnt, protpltirsihaririiej" wctivrtgify to cnler into a ' N'^ptjatipn with thy Minivers of Frj�ce,by the intervention of the ' Kingofi�g/W, andotjjcr'y.rioces conceined in the prtueryarion of ' the General Peace. ' How fi-j�:' �ni/VGarrr!bns were rcieafoi, they had made ntw ' Levies, talceo Foreign Troops into fc'ieir fovia-, provided their pkcus, and the PaiiasBWt of �ng/,mti hivicg ananimouil)' declared * that they watdd affift tbeSfeks according to the Treaty of 1677. * and dedred his Wajufty tcrji.e efctjal r;Kiiii;n* with them, and o� s flier Princes for ibs. prefovarion of the pubiick Peace, the French "iarik not uftfore, bat bid tveaurfv to /rri'.ke. Count tf^i-ja�x' ' Juiwertd to tha joynt demandsof �sila�A and hh'.Uvd, � that his fta-' Ikr had Dpchiiig-to-orltr butthccortnW-iKonof f he Treaty o�&ef-' -�ickj bar. to Stew hii inci'tifidun cp face, he ivas ordered to cn-' fcr into a Negotiation with th. States about v/har they might, demand ' for their private ftcuriry, and thy if t:i:7!,:n:l in J any pa-jenfions of '* own, th�lame might be treated ofc.y the Winiftsriofrhofe ' Oowes, either uUmivi ojr Yjtit.   E^irltriCi w�tcdifptffud ia all * EJieTimiing Cities of thftt Rtjiublick, wiu fta:r. aecmiop of wh:c * Bwe ivouid defor Holi.r;:!, ff ^lej'soj.ij ;i'.tuJ butxhiv owq ]t> 'a-rcfts; but this artrfic proving umucceivul. snd" the Sum tic-' � during that nothing fconkl- be capable ts lep^raw them from Ln- * j.Wrfhe fttu&t oftvrt-d fo tenww the Co^itnecs in the prcfoice of � the gngli/b Minifter, ss a Vriend, scd :Kib aj a p-iiy conccrrWd.' This o^tirtlirc being iikewi/e rejecrxd, J^lt rg^tdat laft, that the >.�ear.ions ftouja be cirried ivtfh d*.- Wjlf m a r^'Vlpl and t% ' rcmowe all further occafiora of difficulties, his Majcfty appoinred the *�arl of Marlekcrcughhii Ambarlador and Plerjipotentiity in Holland^ ' that Count d'^tuattx might not wife any objeilions about his Cha-' radicr, as he had done concerning Mr Stanhope, his Majeftys En-'yoy to the Ssalus. yhe aitairs being brought to this point, it wa� ' iiififtcj on the parrof England and ri�7W, that feeing their private 'fcoirity could not fubfift without the General Peace, and that the , prefcvatjon offce latter was impoffiblc without a due fatisfaction ' was given to the Emperor, it was ueceflary that a Minifter of his ' Imperial Majcfty fiiould be admitted info the Conferences^ the ' Ftench refu/d the fime, and d'Uv,mx delivered a haughty Memo-' rial to the Dutch on rhat point, which wa3 anfwered with a mode-' ra Hon btcorning the States, T his refuia] of the French Was. followed ' with the breaking up of the Negotiations, d'^tvaax took his leave 'of the States, and the Siates wiOi'd him a good Journey. ' While thefc Negotiations were on foot at the Hague, the Empe-' ror was taking all poflible meafures for afieriing his Kights on the * SpMi'fh Suceflion by force oi Arms, and notwitniranding the dir�-' culties of the Winter, he got betimes a confiderabte ^rmy on the * Frontiers of Tirol, ready to pafs into Italy under Prir.ce Ettgcno of ' Savoy, as ibon aj thefeafon would permit their march. The Ercnch, ' who had rime enough to prepare againft it , ieized ' Maiitua, left it ihould fall into the hands of die Qermani, and ad- * vancin? to the B=mks of the ~>id>ge, Co (ecured the the Palles of tne * .slips, that they were confidant that the Oermatii could not get o-' ver them. Moft of the world were of that opinion with' thein, ' and admiring the eourie of the l"rofperity of the French Kii;g, ' when ferrxne.who according to the Ftei'.chDivines,Poets andOratoff, ' was chain'd to the Chariot of their Monarch, broke her FetLrs, aR^ ' fled to the German Camp at Kovcredo, where, frowning upon her ' Tyrannical Walters, and' favouring the Bravery and Piudence of ' J�tirice Eugou of S�f>, de fliew'dthema way through Mouu-' tains, that were thQUgbs unpa.Tabie. She brought them over .Rivers ' and Mowffes ; Aeled their Troops in cheartaefc of the French In-'-treBchmentsat Carpi ; Jic conducied than over the Mmcio, look ' Caftigliom in her way, aod made at Cbiari iuch a ftand, as balBed ' thuc unkod Poises of France, Spain and Savey, the Courage of the ' Duke of diat name, the experience of the famous' Vaxdcmom, the ' ?eal and .prudence of Vilieroy a.nd.Calmar.  Tho(e Generals had * aflerabled all their Troops to force the fntrenchments of the Oer-' mans, and palled fhe Oglio with thatdeiign, but they were 10 vigo. ' roufly repuls'd in their attack at Oiiari, thit they durtt not attempt it 'a iecend riiae, and after having lott a great number of men by ' Sicxneis and Deiorion, or ia encounters of Parties, in which they ' were generally werlied, they were obliged to repais that River, 'giving thereby an opportunity to the Germans to take polleliion of * the MasitHan, and Winter Quarters in the Countries ot,\mdena and ' Heggio. The narrow bounds of this Paper do not permit me to ' enter upon the particulars of the wonderful Campaign of Prince �*-' %ene, wherein he has discovered fucli Prudence, Conduct and Cou-' rage, as rnuft needs imrnorjafoe }us name. I have not time neither ' to ihew the confequencea offiis fuccififul Expedition, which, hadic ' miicarikd, would have proved fatal to the liberties of Europe, * The Coiwtt CampaignjSl may ufc that word.has been no lefsGlo- . , . . - _____Majefty. ' France had thrown luch vaft fumms of Money into Germany, that a 'great many Prisees wei-ealtogether blind, conccrnirig their true In, ' toefts, arUjiowithftaoding the efforts made ro recover them', we ' have lattily fc^i the E!cva:oroft�/
                            

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