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   Post Man (Newspaper) - May 28, 1802, London, Middlesex                                And the Historical Account, Wc. � From IStJttttOaf May 28, to i^acarftap May 30 ,1703. London, May jo. Tfje narrow bounds of this Paper having not allowed us to (peak in our laft of the affairs of the North ; and the time being like to have a great influence on tholleof the South, we think it will not be amifsto beftow fome Remarks on the Tranf-a&ions on that ftde, in order to ihew that nothing has been ornitted to quench the flumes in that part of the, World, the better to carry on a vigorous War againft Frame and S$ah, and rsftcre the bal-lance of Power, which has been" broke by the boundiefsamb'rciorrof the French King. The Grand" Alliance between the Emperor, �a-ghmd and HoUwi was op fooijer .coricludW, but the Allies refolved Co invite-all Princes arid Scares in'fo ; thefamst and rhofo three Powers writ very pref-fiog Letters *p r,he King of .Sweden, who being at rhe head of a Victorious Armf 'm'fStrUnd, bad ieiin his power, to give  Peace to the North. They exhorted hiin to .hearken to a. friendly accommodation with the       of Poland, and ro^cptneintb the Alliance cond�d�dfor reducing the.Ppwer of a jFaiCh-'lefsCiowjtj, which threifcned all the,.States of Ea-1 And aS they had agreed with the Kirtg of J3a-ujturi-tito- the greare.ft part of his TroppsY a Negotiation was begun in iifjlftid with thk'-Saedifb Anibaf-' ftdor, for 10000 men of his- .Makers Forces'.  T/his Propofalof tfte Allies wis Tefert'd by the King of . Sweden, to hfs'CoUilcil pf State'-, who having feritjuf-ly weigbed^atmVtier, and, confidered that S�eden - was fifa on theA^jof fisawari'and'Gip^*^, the Allies having engaged for the .fame,. :u.nanirnpufly ad- , vifed threir ^ing to make Peace with Poland upon a  reafonablg^,�nmion, by the 'Mediation'cf the Utagstotjji^mJijini B)Bm$C anjJ^'ajfBflthem, wi.th � the number' of Troops deljred, for jars venting the Union of" FMncemi. Spain. .. �jfofes-the general^ea-: fons menr^neo* In.,taeir RsfQlnrion,> they took no- ' ��tica .of rjhe. g\pnth K\ng?,( owning; the pretended PriRce of- Wulttiot King, of G^'eai $r)iain,  as a. pel-' ibnal indignity-offered ra. ilv^.lsMg, pf Sweden, as ^.jM^atAt of the Treaty of Refteick ;  and made 6F,it * .Bey" mowtfeVhicfi du^hr/ito, rirtdirce'bis Swedijb /J!^a}d^y^cTdecla^e againft France: bprnotwithJfaW- ': ; iog Jjbeir.'.ad,jfjcef'',inJ all other ppffible endeavours,. - -all.Negofiaisip'r^ have hit'ierto'prbyid in�(fFiftuAl ; � .'the' KiagJof:Sjeed;;> carries on ribe WJir'fa- Poland ; t .and as ions "as he coctinuesito. refafe..Audience..JtOc -P^Hck'Mwfterr, thereis very little hopes 0/Peace ,     Th^'j^pVptation given to tHstPr trice was certainly* '. *ipry. greaf;&nt Wfiatever'ir was5 *eCculd wifh thaf.hfr wouId.hive givftf ear to theCbuflcilsiof theEcnpetor,^ Englaqd.iffir^ill/nid. and fame o*her Prince's, whofei � a^ftanr;e, vas.fp' beneficial-to him in the affairs' of--. jBj^l^api'^ut'TPeace was reftpreWon that Gde.'Jlfif Vere, fbj',fflfe', Allies might hajve-Uad rhe ioo'oo Sjpedet'. they;had f*?u^?fdj arid 16000 :S*x�;, which the. Kingi: off to put into the i'er^ice of th�: &mppt$jj',iji�tyttfpd>and of wtAak he*nay,for deight we know^ ftaria i"n need for "fits Wn' defence, Mhel ... Kipg 9iTPXffJ]i*. and theHoufs. of Luntniurg might have .q^!iged tp f^tno th^ir oivn fecurHy^when tkff let* -WO ftpsdf^in Arhis, nor orityf'ia- Ptlpad, tyat Hkc^ , wifif |4'_jn.ption in Pb^iefani'^ ifremen and 'Htiftein. Not^ithft^ndirig tft this, the hopes of Peace oa-j taac fi4%.'fr%' A^'fiy1*" vaftS&Vd-^avwnjy , -aad as the Allies hali* not yet 'gi+er/'over'Iheir-^xr, horcarions and f sknd.Y-QJBctSi. ve^rnav^&fely conclude, that they think they may be "ft ill accepted, and therefore rhat the feveral reports which have been lately fpiead abroad, rfre grr>ui-.o)ef. tin N%-rion beheld with more admiration thanriie Ertgltlitj the wondetful progtefs of the Kirtg of ivsden jiar.d as Princes feem to hate chiefly fn view rheir Glo*;y and a great Nam?, were it pdulbTe his Swediih' Ma-jefty ihould know what Idea the Enf,Iifb have of his Valour, how concerned' they were upon the falfereport of his Death,, or'when they heard rhat-he was reduced to any fbeights ; and winr joy they ii-preffed upon advice of any advantige he obtaiaed ever his Epemies; T Vbuld be bold to f*y; that generous Prince would" value mote rhar Glory than a Polijh Province. The c&nd,u& of the Jlepublid&iof Vinite in this critical junGuie defetve's force ;cbrtfirttraripn,.foi indeed 'tis very furpriztng thit*rhat RepitbHek, which has all a long exprefTed fo much jealoulie.of the Fi-eneh. whenever they arteip;pte,d to fct their foot in Italy, cho lefs powerful than arrhis'tnne, fhould now appear as unconcerned, when-they fee the French Matters of Spars, Milan, iJaplu- and Sicily.   When Charles VIII. and Lewis XII. Kings tf France, had conquered tfaplcs, the Cimtians   the /.yeir 1690',_tcfidresMftu.W.Hit Ukfiy[..*Jter*j6-,.'jm*nj "^yearlof Servitude, toufithe very wfOidspf his'Ais-^oiffidor ; andbreaks theFetterSj'his ^ay^l.Hig^luieis fo loudly compbined ot by the mfot$Jpf($oQt la Ttur in his Speech to �iog Witlitm. \ -> , Thefe remitki we thought n^eflary'"to be added ' tothbfe mentioned,iq,our laft Paper :' and now it jwould be a proper place to fay fombching; of Ftanct h '~ "�:-----------:----------- -  an*-   

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