Tuesday, July 25, 1702

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Post Man (Newspaper) - July 25, 1802, London, Middlesex Numb/ 956 ZZZ And the Hiftorical Account, &c. From &&&ltfc&� July 25, to XmMp July 28, 1702. Frankfort, July 26. THe King and Queen of the P.omans arri ved Lalt night at Heidelberg, being received with ell.poffible demonftrations of re-fpecr, and his Majefty was to depart this day for the Army before Landau, after having received (he compliments of die Magi-itracea of Heidelberg, and the Envoys of feve.al Frinces.upon hit arrival in thefe paitsand his B'trth-d�y. They write from the Imperial Army, that the Counterfcarp of Landau was to be ftormed this day ; but Some are of opinion, that that attack will be put off rill to morrow, when the King of the Ramans is expected in the Camp. Several Princes are gone to -wait on rhjc Prince, and 5ooo Imperialifts ate to piftthc Rhine in a day oi t near Philipsbwrg, to reinforce the Army under his Command. The Maref-chal of Caiinat is retired towardStrasburg, having not a Sufficient Army to attempt to relieve Landau, which place the French give over for loft. *They continue to fay, that they'will pali the Rhine near Strarbnrg, to make an Invafion into Snabia, bur the Pjfles are to well guarded on this fide, that 'tis thought they will n-yt attempt to force them. They write from theCasnp beforeLWai^that on the iad the Befieged made t Silley, but were repulfed with the lofs of the Officer who commanded the Salley, and 8 men. The Lieutenant of the Life Guard; of the Duke of Wirtembtrg was killed, tad the Adjutant General Bibo was wounded on our fide. 6 Pieces of Cannon and % of otrars arc arrived here from Bamberg, which are to be fent to the Camp, with a great quantity of Powder and other Ammunition, and iooo Muskets, �hich have been taken out of our ArfenaJ. We fiave nothing material this Port from Ratubtnne, but \a not doubted but the taking of Lavdau will deter-miae fh*>C�nr!tils of fuch Monsberi of the Empire, who feem ftiU irrefolute and wavering. According to our lift advice* from imitxerland, the Cantons are very much divided about the affairs of the Spanifb Suc-eeffion, fine having declared their intentions to renew their Capitulation wkh the Duke of An-/�, as Dake �rf Milan, and others refilling the fame ; bat 'tis thought- that affair will be put off for a longer time, notwithstanding the Imperial, French and Spnilb Mintfterf have delLed a pofuive anfwerfrom the Helvetick Body.. . Paru, July ao. Our lair Letter* from Italy tell us, that on the 1 jth the Duke of Vandome came to ?remtha, tnd had * long Conference with the King of Spain. The lime day the Duke of Mantua arrived there, and was very well received by his Cathojick Majsfty. The T+dh that Prince reviewed theTroops incamped near Cremonn^ whieh paffed die Pt the fame day,and inciropei at Cafelvetiro under toe Command of the Marquis of Creyti, whew: they continued till the ipth,aoii thence marched to G*ial Magptre,where they were to arrive the 23 d. The King of Spain intended to fet out from Cremona on the 20th, and join the Duke of Vtndtme near C*x,*l Mtggiore on the ther fide of the Po, where all the Troops that are to form his Army, canlifting of 8j Squadrons �nd 4j Batalliouj, with a 1 piece* ofCannpn, are to taeet the a+r',. and switch from thence towards far-toaandthe Mvdemze. Thcff Leirtnhy, that Prince Rugeneof Stivtj has Cent a Bsiy toward* Celirno, between thslli"'ers Parriti and LeniJ, coebferve our motions ; but 'cis confidently reported., that the Germans art n/>t abla to oppofe our march* . On the afth initnr Signior P'i',*nt. Arnb'ailador of the Re-t>�blic4i: of t'tniit, hii a pti\ti* t\&0ktii4 of tta King, uPerfailler, upon fome difpatches he received from the Senate, concerning the Englifl) Ship which Cruizes in the Gulpl&bf Venice with the Im^e^a! Flag ; but we don't know what excufes he made a-beuE that affair, nor wh ethir we may depend upon a report fpread abroad , tbat tfiat Ambaflador has allured his Majefty i that the Republick hid refined leave to the Imperial Minifter to fit out another Ship, and that they will not fufTer it for the future. We have no manner of news f.om our Grand Admiral, but feeing he is not gone for Portugal, as it was at firft reported and likely tcfalved, People begin to dilcourfe openly, that ImPtrtugueiie Majefty will deparc from the League concluded, wirh this Crown and Spain. Oar Letters from Germany fay, that Monfieur Catinat being unable to relieve Landau- is retired towards Strasburqh, having rein> forced the Garrifoo of that Place, fort Lewis, Ha-guenau, Schleftat, Htninghen, Neta Brifac, and ochers in Alface. From the Cmfederate Army under the Eatl of Marie-borough ^Geldorp, July 30. Our Army decamped on Friday morning, and advanced from Mp-neu, the Right to this place, and the Left to Afc'er/^ where we continued yefterday, but are now marching to Hamont in the Country of Liege, where our General intends to encamp this evening. The Artillery, confifiingof too pieces of Cannoc, will joyn us in that place, with 3 Regiments of Englifn, Dragoons, and a Batallions of Svitzerri WeexpeS likewife to morrow Major General Heukehm, with 8 Batallions of thofe that were left *c Wmeghen and i from Grave, with feveraj Squadrons, which will make our Army fuperiour to the French. The Jaft advices we have from them fay, that their Army having pa/Ted the Maeje, made a very long march and came yefterday to Wert, within i Leagues of Hamont, and fent fome detachments to pofleJ's them-felves of Brey Peer and Neers; fo that we mull, regulate our next march according to their motions. Some Deferters come from their Army lay, that is dif-courfed in their Camp chat they will venture a fight wich us, but the general opinion is chat they will aft with more prudence, and repafs the Dtmer , but whatever it is, 'tis certain chat the Confederates will follow them. Hague, Auguft ti Letters from Bre/lau in Silefia of che 1 ad pad fay, that the King of Sweden entirely defeated the Polijh and Saxon Army on the 20th, within * miles of Cractv. They tell us, that the Right Wing of the King of Poland, confifting of Poles and Tarters, 1 un away in confufion upon the firft discharge, and that the Saxons, being thus Defected, could not withftand the Swedes, whq put them to flight, killed 40ooupon the fpot, and took, a great many Priioners wich their Artillery and Baggage. They add,that Generals Steyuau and Fleming were dan-gerouily wounded, and that the King of Poland had made his efcape towardi?irwmr�.They tell us feveral other particulars, but tho the fame news is written from Berlin and Hamburgh, with ibme other circum-ftances chat render it very probable, fome are unwilling to believe it, becaufe Letters from Cbnings-berg fay, they hid that report fome days before the 2o:h pafi.and that Letters from Brejlau vary a� to the day, fome faying the Aftion happened on the aoto, others on the 19th, others alluring that there have been two loglgements.The Ambafladot of Sweden has received no Exarefs of it, but others look upon that news to be fo certjin that they have complimented his Excellence thereupon. The Provisional Treaty^ between the King of PruJfU and che young Prince of Pritx.land' was figned on Sknddf lafl, and the Sieur Sfkmtf'

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