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Post Man (Newspaper) - July 2, 1802, London, Middlesex Numb. 986 Z Z Z Arid the Historical Account;, &ct From XfttttflW Jftly 1, to, gfftotfEap July 4, 1702, July 7. War in Poland, their H'g'.i MighcinefTes jljjlll � Very glad that the fame beginning,. �od therefore teen had been ftiflc� in lis dfd offer the'ir good THe IZzroaoi UlM Ambaffador ExW \ offices to Ws, Majsfty, "the" C�T of ^/acd'the 2tft paft 1 Memorial to rhe Sra:es,epm* >s ltH ~"  Tv*f-,wuo plaining of feveral falfe reports fpiead ift this Country,. as if, rhe King his Matter was entred iflto jbme engagements with France, contrary to the Intereft of this Repy.blick and her Allies; and the'States having taken that Mempual into their conlideration, have returned him the following anCwer: ^Har their High Mightinefles are very forry ' that the falfe reports mentioned in the faid* ' Mb-atftal, have been fpread in thefe ProvinC8s,and ' that they will inqrfire who were the contrivers' 4 thereof; and that being informed that there Was ' falfe News in one of the Courants, the States of * Uillani and W^ftfruzland will call to an account the " Author, and reprimand him for the fame. That in 'the mean time the States do entirety diTawn the * did reportf, and are a/fared, that they have not .'their fpring in thefe Provinces, but from abroad, 'Trom fuch who are lorry to fee the good Corrc ' fpondence and Fnendlhip between his Swediih Ma-4 jelh' (VMt Hie States and their Allies, and endeavour * by ijiefs means to Create feme mifunderlranding *b�f.v*een rhsm, ifpoffiblej but that their High * M.^h-'iueflis are firmly perfwaded that the Artifices ' of Ifieir Enemies, will ncjt faceted, and that his * S^-vedifh Majefty will no: upon this account altet ' his good affeclion for the States and the Common ' C'.ufe. That the'Stares oft their part will not ' give any Credit fo chefe groundlefs reports, nor ' alter in the leaft the Truft and Confidence they e-.* vet had, and have (HII in the Amity of his Swediflj 4 Majefty. That their High Mightinefles have the Happinefs and Honour, not only to Jive in Feace ' and Amity with his iaid Majefty, bur are Jike,wiie ' tyed with him by ftrlyt AHianees, which they are 4 relolved fhiftly to obfetve on (heir fids ; and that * hiv'SwedHh Majsfty has on his part, fince the be-' ginning of his Reign, given fuch marks of 'tis af- fecVion. to this Republick, and fuch undeniable 'proofs of his Noble and GlorioUs resolution to 'ftand by his.word, chat thsw;High MighfineYTes do ''entirely xely thereupon, and- are jirmly pet fwaded 'thathis MajtdHy. will firriftly maintain the "faid ' Treaties-oT Alliance. As to what concerns, the * faid falfe* teports, which, farm grounded upon 'the not giving, tbpfuccnuts defwed by the States of "�' iiis Swedtfh JylejeAy, the continuation of the-War ' with the King 6f.�*/W, and the manner of pro,- * fecuttng the &ine.;as if it were intended in favour . 'of Frtnu : Their High Mightinefles fay on. rhe ' fir ft head; -that they had teen very glad., 'th3t in the:-prefect Wax in which they are ^ingaged  for ,thaii> own defence ,. and tha.de- * fence of theirlAUies and the prel.varion of. rhe 4 Common Liberty and Security ,.fome of fm Ma-' jetties TroopS had come to .fheir ailiftance, kriow-' ing of what �v�ijjhr and *oi\fsq'ience this would crhave been. Tin: th^r, in conjunftion with ��- ' very foriy, that the affairs of hii Majefty could 'not allow him to comply w.Hh tfc-e kme -, bur ' that they a�e i'o far ffom rnipulaig the c^au'c of it ' to any want of aflfeft'on tor tiiis State, that on the 'contrary chey are (Trm!y psriwadei, that his ft|aje- * fty would havs granted ths Succours deflred qf ' him, had not hi* own occalions pieysnled the fame,, ' That tbeir- Hi��> Mighrinefles axe not fo unreafo* ' nable as not to con fid' r the true csufeof it, and 4 hope ftiil.thit the affaifs.of his Majefty may take * fuch a tuniv dut he will bs in i condifioa to fpartf ' fomeof his Troops, and fenl them to the afllftanotTi 'of this S:�:s for Common Gaufe. As to the is itHI at Rig*, to endeiVour to procure a..firm ' and JaftingPeace, if tbeir good offices were accept-�d. That their High MighfinefTiswil] fti!) coiihi-| bute their utmoft efforts for the fame, at d rather ' the more, becaufc they fee that by the conlmua-t tioa of the faid War^ his Majefly is lefs ini a condition to exprefshis good affeitiqii rojrjji'e Welfare of ' this Republick, and thea'dvapt^ge �jTfthe Common t Caufeof Europe. And ,a$ to what h�" been.fprjetd ' by fotne, as mentioned inthe faidMenioriai, ^hat * the faid War is, continued in f^voar olWr, ' iccording to fome engagements" tafe^n w^tii \hat ' Crown, their High Mightinefles dp taW a^d accept ' for truth what the Baton Je Lttlmron ha. decfa.red 't thereupon, ind thatt&ofe f^lfe r^Dorts have been ' forged, to.create, if pcllib], a raifrrufl: between ' his Swedifi Majefty and the Allies. . Thatptlvtwtfe ' their High Mightinefles would wrong wsmlelves, feeing they have lo great an opinion, riot only of ' his.Aiajsfty's MarnanimUy and H.erpical Verities, demonftratcd by his Aftioris, but alio of his,gjeat ' Wifdym and Prudence, that ffiey are a/Ju/ed"jjihar " the exorbitant Power of Trance, augmented now ' by the acce.ffion of the whole Sfanifi Monarchy, 'and her vaO ambitious defigns are fq well knOjWn * to hhS9td$Jb Majefty, that in the.pfofeetftj^n^ipf ' this War, he will do nothing xhat may diyerfohe ' Arms of the AHiss, and facilitate le frar.ee the exe* ' cution of heiProje5s,which are for the opprefOop ff ' her Neighbours, the tuin of the Liberties qf Europe, 'and the extirpation of the Pro^eftant Religion. ' That their High Mightinefles do not think itne-.' cefTiry to fay any more to eoritradiS thofe falfe reports ; but.mufr take notice, that the Menaces ' mentioned in the end of the faid M$morialf uijike ' it vifibly appear, that the faid reports' are altogether ' gToundlefs,aitd the JkionLeliehrtit''Raving by his'.ex-' petience and peaetration, io perfeft a knowledge of ' the conflitutionof thisState, miy fee that thow rer ' ports have not their Spring in this Counhy.wi'hcTein. ' menace? are altogether unufual an^'unknoVnlXh:t ' theirHig'iMightinelTes hope that th^ie in"entejlru-' mours will make no manner of impreffiorijfo&he * prejudice of the S^ate, and that his Majefty"of . ' den, and he the Birsn of LtliinrM, WiJ? gi^e' no ' attention to what one or the other may fay,,'either 1 through inadvertency or malice ; but on thelin-' cere "Declaration and Inrerttion of their KigH ' Mightinefles; who ftill declare, that they, ^ave" ' fo gteat an efttem for the fctf^lbip 6jT his 4 Mijefty of Syedat, that they are pejrfwsded of 4 his affettion' for their State, and the. .Common,. ' Caufe of die Allies?; that they are afTeAdriiaf! Hid ' Majefly wil) obfervea11Treaties:aod Infage'm^nts. 'and will do nothing contrary unfoit, or'feat 4 may be .prejudicial; to the Allies, and. rhag rhey ' flight and rejefiafl jhe reports tonlrary thereunto. ' 4 That their High Mightineffes will religioirfly ,ob-' ferve all Treaties, and give aft pofUble proofs that 'they have in their Heart thi -prefervauon of the * Friendlhip- 6* bis Svtdijl Mi^eSy. From 'the Imperial Cdmp befirt LandatJ, Jilly ^ An Expiefs is arrived here with advice, that the King of* the Romm \s fet out fromf?�w�,aridTBa^ fuddehly bet ejtpecled in our Aroy. We continue burapp/oachef, arid to fire virion the place. The 'EneMy fire brjsk-lyjupon us, but we lofe fo few Men,,that aj&pffing ,tp"th� report bfComf Deietrtis; MonHTeur AfeWt faid that tie nelw tieard of fuch a Siege, and repeated to haire/peiit fo much Powder for 40 or cb.Men,tha< we have lotf fince the opening of theTrenines. ^ H�wft�t, Julyl 7- Our laft advices from' tVjija* fay, that the-King dfSttede* ismittbcAftdtn thtnte liireQIy fo: in otde# t<f fiflbi.thiS'lfing Of P<f

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