Sunday, July 23, 1702

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Post Man (Newspaper) - July 23, 1802, London, Middlesex Numb; Z Z Z Aild the Hiilorical Account, nd oppofe the piffige of the River Lima. Our forces having in-irety ruined the Country of Parina *n the Neighbourhood offcri'el'.i, we darter our felres that they will ni^t be able td carry on the Siege of that place. We continue to wife Batteries at FradeUm, and on the 4th mftant we pofTeUed our Selves of another Poft on the Banks of a Moiafs ear the Eneaiy\ on the Right of, cin Works, where w� are. Jikewife catting tip Ihtrenchmenjs. The Troops which are to tern tin in the French Camp at Rivaltatre to be commanded" by the Ojd Prince of Vanimtvnt. The French have put iocoo Men into Mantua, with pro/tiions for 3 months. Our Parties have hid fever'al' iriconnrers with rhc Enemy ftnee our formai Letters, ,but foinccmiiderable thac they d.o not defervelo be mentioned.. Our General having advice that the French had' bought in the' Vermtze a quantity of.Com, v/hjeh (hoy were fend- . ing up to Perma by 'JhtjSdige, in order rr> cerran-fponedto itantu* by LandV a Party was fent to intercept rhe fune. They ftized 4. Boits, bar having not time to brine aw^y the Corn, to the number of aooo Sacks, rAey flung it into the River. The French having defined that a Chattel may be apreed upon for the exchange of Prifonets, fdme OrHser* are appointed 0.1 bo:h (Meg,'to. confer on the fatne to morrow between Mantua and rtrriliamt^ ' Fernet, July 14. The Senate has Ordered fbme. Galiies to cruize in this Qalpk for the fecmiry of their Sabje&i,aUf!y of whom rV.ynig bdn plunditd by the French, <i;v;npre'ence �iut th^y were carrying Provifmns tc -ne I.nperisl Army. "I he Repab-lick htf made prsjTiiig iiifttnr.ei to-the Fi*ik1i Couit, to defy 1 that the Sieu? Fturbin miy be rejalltd', and no Frigor� or I'riv^re -5 fyjrireJ to come into the AdriatUk&ea, the Emperor luviog promiled upoa thatcondit.on t!-ur chtEt*�lilh S�bip rhnCruize |rt.that Sea, wi h Jus Cn,ninilTi-.in, and ibme o her^ Fiigocs fktin;; ourar TrleF.c aid other parts, (hail be "hid up and recjijW. Tne Duk� of ftmdntH is ma�cti- . ed frofn Rivttt* toCazal Miggiore, having left 2J000 in or in the Neighbourhood of Uaritta, under the command of the Old Prince of faudemmt, whereupon Prince Eugene has detached 8coo Mm to reinforce the Imperial Ttoops polled about the Lenza for covering Berzelio. Vienna, July 15. The Marquis del V*fi� arrived here two days ago from Italy, and was very favourably received by the Emperor, with whom. Tie had yefterday'a long Conference about, thfr affairs of /-taly, making preffing inftances for a reinforcement of Troops, to enable P hearirg of h� approach> marched Jikewifs to mefet him, wfthout expecring his Trcops from Prnitrania ; fo that the Armies were within ^Polijh Miles onefron*' the other. The Swedes having taken-pciIWSca of a Town within 2 miles of Bsiezow, Lieutenant General Tramp was fent with a Detachment to diflodge them from thence, but upon his approach, the Swcdtt retired, leaving 300 Sacks of Corn behind them, with fome other Provilions, fiooo Saxmmote.ite marcUing with all poijible fpeed to joyn'their Prince. The Pelifh Nobility draw together, but notwith-frandina the amirances they have given, that they would jjand by their King with Lives and Fortunes, 'tis fufpeSed they will in a manner fiand Neater, till the fuccefs ofa Battel has determined the quarrel between thefe two famous Enemies, who fight now chiefly for a point of Honour. Landau, July 2*. The great rains we have bad for 4 days paft have fome what retarded our Works, bur yet we have carried our main Arrack to tbeGJa-cis of the .Counter/carp, and are endeavouring ro difcover the Mines of theEnetny. ThiXingof the Romans is expected ' in'T' or 3 days with 4- Imperial .'Regiments That went lbtne days ago through Hail-Irm. We are undermining a large nedoubt of the Enemy. We have nb certain account of the French: Army under Monfieur Cdtihat; but ouflaft advices fay, they were decamping from the neighbourhood of Uagucntu. Pw^JuIy 74. Our Jaft Letters from Italy fay, that the King of Spam was to review the Army th� 17th inftmt ne�r Crimma, and march afterwards into the Modenete'xo befiege Berzelio, r> ^itvien Prince&nfp:e and the Madene^t. The Bridge'"at Gazal Magp'or*. wa* not yet finiflaed the j 5th, but it was expected the whole Army would pafs the Po the 33d. Thofe Letters fiy, that Prince �age� has fend a great reinforce-men' to joyn ^Se Flying Camp pofted on the Banks of theXivif Lent*, to dtfehd the piiie* of that Ri� yet. 25000 men Continue near Mantua under dMI Cvminand off he oldFrince of f,tttdemm. They writ.

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