Friday, February 17, 1702

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Post Man (Newspaper) - February 17, 1802, London, Middlesex P� � Numb". 933 fff' #nd the Hifiorical Account, &'c.,. From Xttlfoap February 17- co Xfyxtim? February t>, 1702^ ally, feeing his Subjefts have allalong expreffed their Brujftlt, February 17. diilatisfacbon for the Treaty eontltidett the laft year with us and Spam. The Ki'ng having received feveral COunt Bergeick having received a Com- advices from Guelderland of rhe motions of the Dutch miflionfrom Madrid of Super intendant Troops on due lide, the Officers belonging to our General of the Finances and Juftice in Forces in tbac Country are ordered to repair to.their this. Country, we hear Meffieurs dt refpeflive Commands with all poffible fpedd, and Pmjegur and Bagnol, who had the chief .two�xprefles were yefrerday difparched'to rhe Ma-direction or our Affairs, will meddle no rnore there-.. reifhal ef Boufiim on the fame fubjet*. They talk in, except for what relates to the F/ench Troops in Pt a new Tieaty with the Duke of Savoy, whereby thefe Provinces. The Operand 4 S4pernumerary that: Prince will.affiitus.with 10000 men, inflsad of Secretaries of the Council of Brabant, whofeim- ICoo� he had the laff Campaign, but'tis faid that ' ployments were fupprefled by the French ^linifters, new Treaty meets withgreatobftruftkm. Thepre-' 'are to be reftored by a fpecial Order of the Council tended Treaty between Spain and the' Svitzert, which of Madrid. Letters, from Ltige fay, .tha^-.the States has been fo confidently reported, proves** a meer '- of thatPrihcipaljty perfift in thairRefofation td do Bo Chymera, and the Marquis of Bmjfttux, our Ambafla-toarinerof Bufinef^Mongasthe.pkah.oJ theCbap- .-dor; writes, that the Imperial, Englim and Dutch Mi-' fe? of St Z^wi'^/allnfoner.andrljatfQreign Troops n'"e" have got iuch an Inteieft inthat Country, sare po/tefled of the Capital City annJ; Fprtrefles pt .that he de/pairs of bringing the Helvetick Body to their Country, which, as they pretend, their Prince ownthelpng of Spain, which recognition thelm-CODrd not deliver un.without;. a raioifeir/ violation penajifts would take asa breach of Neutrality. The dPtheir Priviledges. This makes the gleftorof Cthgn ^?0,t we had fomedays ago, that'a declaration of verytfneafie, and the French feeing they cannot keep War was pubjiflied at Madrid, againffthe Emperor Leige without* numerous Garriion, and that they and his.Adherentf is not confirmed, and irmay be rr�refo many other large Towns in thefe Provinces thaj that., formality will be laidafide, for what need &?d?ftfed/ thtt they do not know frofr to. draw .to- of a Declaration of War three quarters ofa year after ^ihe{inJ^MW^3kttheFieU,iW, as 'tis laid, aa open rupture. They write from !>��*�*, St Malt ' &Mtig a^tfc^dity and thedepe'r^eflciesQirtbje and, ^tjiej Pons, thar. they fit out a great number jttihbpnclc,pmvuLfp the Dutch and tbejr Allies, will W Privateers; .which will be better manned than in *sigree upon a Neutrality, andthatt/ie &ate? of Uigt the fete War, if it provertrtie,as we areafTured, that give them a cerpiinTumm, for the r^r^bflrftrnentof tie J^ng will have no-Fleet at Sea, but only a Squa-tfie charges theylihav.e been at for wha^r^, pretend flroa in the mfoerrantav, and another m xheWefi tb have (tone'JfpMrwfr fecurity. -?tk*- Aw f?jfc ' Sat van Qhtni is quite dropt, which confitms that WW Evening camt in-a Holland Mail of Friday laji with 'the Conferences tbat ;weje iet en- fatifttyftito-far . tbtfUlewmgadvitt. figned to extenuate the a^tpnt put jup�nj $yw�f� and p?r^at"e Imperial Quarterr �fLuzara, February 6. Spain, "who ought f)Qt fp have, began,4 Fort fo neat Pnnce Eugene is returned hither from UJiiano, having the 5�,conwary to Treaties and the common prafiice viifted Cazal Mtggiore/.Boztlo and fome other Polls of the World, a� if they would ioipofe, Laws uppa the French have abandoried in the Lower Cremtnefe, in rhe Dutch, or fliould have refented the firing upon wjveh we found a great quantity of Pro viftons and their Troops, which werecornmande4 out of their Amnjunition. According to the report of fome works by the P�i^.Governo�. General Qnhrn cpn* 'DewKers from Cremona, the French loft a greater tinaesaboBt^^andSiqisKand' ts.)?nfl>d>iig f�vet4]fi9tt( T�bej of men than it was at firft reported, and we which wil 1 tender;the Tiu.tchfland.ers unacceffible ,on qadon our fide 4 f00 Men killed. Our Men the Land fide., ani fecure th,eir marqh into pur have brought hither 7 Standards and 1 pair of Kettle Country whenever.they pleafe. The Body of Troops Drums, which they took from the inemy. Count they have there, will prove a great Thorn in our Dieclitrifiein, who had his Leg Ihot. off by a Cannon fide in cafe of a. rupture, for we Ihall be obliged^to Ball* is dead of his Wound, The City of Mantua is have an Army in Bruges and Ghent for the fecUrityV f� clofely blocked up, that We hope to oblige the thofe large Cities. Garrifon fhortly to Capitulate. Paris, February 22. The KiBg is fo well fatisned ^remoha, Febraary 7. On Friday hit Count Bsvel, with the Bravery and Fidelity of the hijh Troops whkCommarids in chief tne French Troops in this that were in Cumoiu, that he h� declared his inters p]ace�Vcaufed-Te DtUm to be fang for the deliverance tion thar they ihould be paid as Foreign Tropp>, of this place. The Aftion which happened on the which will be a qonfiderablejaugmentation to fhtfr ift ihftant, appears eveiy day to have been more I pay, and a great futnni of Mone? is given them bloody tna'ri it was believed, and a great many Soul* for their Recruits. Frequent Exprefles arrive ditrs and Officers are .iSnce dead of their Wounds, here from Lisbowie, but we don't know the. fubjeS Mfonfienr dt Co�i# Goverriour of^^the^Town, received matter of cheir difpatches; fbme conjefture, that the" to Wounds, of which he died irf a ftw hours ,afcer fame relate to the late Treaty of AMar^ce between the retreat -of the Vermont: TJotwith&ihding Jnri'ce this Crown, Spain and Portugal, of which the la�tet BtogmTxiti forbidden his Men,topldndler^jie French Teems weary, lince,they know the intentions of Eki Officers have loft their Equipages^'Gp'unj: Revel e,t�*d and Holland, and that Prince fearing that hia fearing a id attack, has recalled the,r|gr&tnat,was Country may become the Seat of rhe War, would fertf to quarter in the Montferrat, and'f.Be.^arqHis of fain change the Treaty of League iafo .4 Treaty of Criqui has brought hither 18 BattUi^Sj.in^ & Scjua,-Neutrality ; hut.this, as we havefaid, is but a rrjeer dipws. Meffieurs $t Fremond, and jm&ottiuare lik^-conjeaure. 'Tis certain, that the Imperial, Englifli wife arrived with the detachments under *he^* \ snd Dutch Miaiftirs are very bulie inthat Cdurtj Command. ' and give great jeatoufy to our Amba(Tidor there, flague, February 24. The Earl of Memirli Has had �"'ho fears, phat the pmnofal of a marfiage of the feveral Conferences with the Penfionary of Holland, Prin-e Royal wit'io:rj o:'thg Einfierorsrpiughters, and we hear orders are fent to our Trqops to hold attended with fevernl oilier advantages, will prevail themfelves in a readinefs tomarch at an hqurs warn-nr>on his PortuguefiiMjjr.lv to enter into the Alliance ing. Oar Sea preparttions are^*orwatd< that by ; between tbe Emperor, ��j.W and Holland y efpec.h- , tlie middle of the next month #�fta]JBave<3�Men

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