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   Post Man (Newspaper) - April 16, 1802, London, Middlesex                                And the* Hiftorical Account, crc. From %l)uUDa^ ^.pnl 16,* to .&atU?Oay April r�, i7oi. Venice, April 7. ^Ho lepott we ha3 fome days ago that fome fmall Frigots with French Souldiers oil b03wf� We:e: feett ia chis Gulph, his been confirmed by Letters from kavemia, _     and 'tis laid 6 of thofe Ships ate cOme Jiear Pcrio Com in the fermrezt,which is not far from Jrfezola, where the Imperuiifrs have a very large Magazine, which'tis believed rhe French have a mind to deftroy. . They make great preparations at Naples tar receiving ^che King of Spain, who is (horcly expected e here. The late Earthquake has don: great damages in that Kingdom, and like-wife on the Frontiers of rhe Eccleliaffical'$rate, where feveial little Towus, and the greatifl partof Bcnevcma have been entirely overturned.   They wfite from Sicily that they are ingreat apprihenfions'jn that Ifland, 'Mount /�-'��a hiving Vrjm'red u? of late a dreadful quantity otiife,A(bes. and burning matter like Coals, which hi. u-ned the Trees, and;almofr every thing elfe in ti.-v Plain cr" Qatjwij.   The mifsry amongd the corn;:.on People i-Ssfo very great at Naples, that the Government lyes under daily fears of arnnfurre&icn, tho in orae, ro prevent it they caafefome Meal to be diftributed a-rnofi'glt the pcoreft fbrt.  Trie Frtnch Officers and Souldiers complain very much of the ill entertainment they meet in that Country, where they find it more difficult rq. fiibnft in their quarters of refrcuV ra'^nt, as they call.then", than they do mother pans when they arein the Field. The Imperial Ambiffadcr has jufl now received advice, fiat the French Army V"der the.command of the Duke ofVandorne being un-a'ble f� fublifr. in the Parmefm, was repafling the P�a-bo�e Crtmona, of which we expeft a confirmation. -'�^Hamburg, April 21. The affairs of Wolfcmbuttel are fi>ljy adjufted by the Mediation of the Minifiers of \*)'u$? Pioneers,- 'luppoited by 4c0 Gr�-naJeers, and 1 JJaCallions being commamJtd rot;that firvice. The Enemy made a great hie upon us, but we had that night only 10men killed and wcundeu, aniou-jfl: whem is a Lieutenant, tho, we cained, eifi our Trenches jbove 100 paces. .Tba-mxtday Mi-jcr General Dattm and.*he ptikeof Hdftein Bftk relieve^ the Guard of the Trenches, and >pur, unen made-aJl poilible hafle for railing Batteiies, ,-from ^'iwcli th*y began yefterday to play upon the place, and c\tt Bombs fet on firt r=veraj Hpufe?,.rhe.Gioyfter ofi. ih#. Capuchin Fryars, and a Wind-mill on': the Rarapait. This morning the Enemy made a Sally w^ih-^oo men upon opr Pioneers, andJwere-, twice bravely; re.? puifed by 100 men, but the other. Troops appoint^ ro lupport them not coming tim^-ejipugh, our rueri were obliged to i.etire, till a detachmenP of Ilorfe.arnl Foot cci;n,ig to theiralliliance, fe(),�ip:orj the Entnayj �iiiuiiqn,.and obliged,dven> tOsretiiejift^ vVe joft in that aciionr a Lieuren�te> j.iuis, 5 Serjeants, and .50 Sc-'die'^|f- \ine nuuib^i; %i Jon'c ki;sw yet die. nursbwi fh,�f -'1, but 'tis believed-'tis.,greater -tha** ur tiiem :ii :> r:.e place. Co'iOtu'l, : Cj the Regimen'. or 1; oui -Enemy i ours U'; c .Hi-Unue to wife ou? 0atfe�ips/ andiatend to fm e .n few days 9o pieces otGargipo ofiMorjtajriS ready n.ounred on Batteries, whereby ;weJiopeiooce to become Makers yf the place, ^wherein W^JSefi^ have already dope a great execution,;, Thei-Jiafcia?. tbey had laid^-Bpon the Ri.iKc ii.e^ti^ly'xuine^aJTO to morrow we-hope to Ta?e doy^^jfort they h*v& jrl the Ifland. The Sieur Gei&malft*^ tf aFwvedjiaj the Camp to attend Prince Ntjfiw SaqrbrutkvxiiiBg this Campaign, as Deputy of the States/;-   ) ,    b'-i-d IV.fil, April is; Lift night thc^niperjajifts boglm to batter. Kejferwaeit with Jopi.ei;^'.ofiCanrion awk feveral Mortars, and 'tis believed, they, wiltibcriiflrtl blige that place, to Juirender.  Tie; Army whieh:.W;as iricaniped on the Gocher Heyde broke up or}r;the ftoth�: in order to befi�ge RhMerguen.  That-Vjitriifon ibaJ: plundered Orfoy^ ar>d feveral Villages'qf>thetCounr>yp of Meurs, and carried; away Hoftage^for Contribufi-ons.   The Brandenburghcrs inthe,Sje^ge of KeyfcTwaerf,, beat out yefleiday morning the French fremva Jmrit* Fprt, which was retakea Uyihe Carrifon j but;V?eI don't know what.number of men we;* killed on fcfftha fides in that aftion.   The King of, Pf*JT<�: intends to continue here for the fnoft part of the. Smpcoer. 1      Z Paris, April az. The Prince of Ctvti has received an Expiefs fromOriW^, with advice-th^t the Ihte^,-dant whom he font to take poiTefliori of that Printi^ paliry in his riame, ij arrived there, "and has erctSi*1 ted his Commiffioji, notwithfiandtog the Ar�eft of: the Great Council, obtained by his Highnefs, aft-*-pears-vfty def^hre. The Maglftrares.aRd the Cleryk., botri Proteflapt ar\d. Rsmj�b CatHpHck, swaited on thw Gentleman, who afliit'd' them in Jthe 'name of th
                            

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