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   Post Man (Newspaper) - August 1, 1802, London, Middlesex                                Numb,    S99   A A A A And the Hiftorical Account, &c. From AdSarHap Auguft i, to JCm&^Aoguft'i^.^'^^., timchfirt, Auguft 3. Etttrs from the Imperial Crap before dae dared yefterday fay,that rfacy are making preparations tor Harming the Counter fcarp, and that the King e? thc.Rw�x vifits every day the Works, and me web. himlcir' very inquiittivc of every thing that has been done before his arrival. Prince' Levis of Baden attends his Majefty, ind explains to him the reafons -Which have obliged*him to caufe Redsubts and o-ther Works to be made- They write that the general discharges that were made from all the Batteries ha v. ingfumcientlyprochiimed die arrival ef that Prince in the Camp, Moaiieur Hike lent f Meffage by a Trumpeter, to Compliment his Majefty, and de-I firing to kilow where be would take his Quarters, that the Garrifon may not fire trial way, but the King thanked the tiovernowr for his Civility, and lent him word that.being Generaliffimo of the Imperial Army, bis Quarters^wereeveiy where; The Beiiegers have erected a new Battery of $6 pieces of [ heavy Cannon, which have had a very. good effect. They write from. Switzerland,, that- the General Dyec of the Cantons has adjourned to rhe 3d of September next, without takingany reforucion about the Pro-pofals made unto them by the Minifters of the Emperor, France, Spain and the States.  Pane, Auguft S- The particalar* of the defeat of the Detachment of Imperial Hark under the Com* mind of Gineral Vifctnti, are impatiently expected ; far 'tis noc believed, chat the Enemies hive loft fo �many men, and we fa very few, as'tis given out. Letters fson^Caftehiutve fay, that the weather ises!-ceffiVe hot,  which ocCafion* great difeafes is the - Army ; and we hear fheDuke of Vandeote writes the � fame thing to the King, defiring-fpeedy remittances for pay> 2 the Troops. The Grimm have not thought fit to leave any. FotceJ 'about BtrztlU, but have a great Body of Troops in put of that Man-'turn, rhat lyes on the other fide of theft, and in. tie Principality ofGtafiala. However, a* the King of Spain It fupesiot c�Prmce;I^rtreythey hope here, that the Germans. wjl! be obliged to pais the Mweit, and retire into the Venetian Territories. Letters from Venite fay, that rhe Rcpiiblick is very much alarmed upon the arrival of om Fleet at Jfaplet, and they ate making all poflible preparations for ft Curing theHai-bours of Ude ead'Atalamute, and have provided the Carries which defend rhe Jane with a great quantity of Artillery. The advices brought to Come by an Officer o'f the Squadron ef Count Cbattayrtnaud are keptfo private, that we don't kaow where that Admiral was when the Ship arriv'd at Breft, parted from his Squadron. They fir out 8 men of War 'in that Harbour, and fome others at Recbfert. The Baton dt Ponti, who commands the Dutikiri Squjdrori, has fentan Expreft to Court, with advice, that he is fa clofely blocked up by the fin-gJiuj and Dutch, that there is no pofli jility for him to get out with. - out fixating, which be is not ftrong enough to venture. There ira reporr, that fome of his Ships are to be laid up, now that the defign,he had to inter-cept the Dutch Eaft India Fleec fs difappointed, By ( their aprival in the Dutch Harbours. Btifledat, Aijguft 6, The Confederate Army under the,EarlMarlbtreii*}}, lyes now encamped be�-tween Brep and Peer, upon two Lines,- and conufts of the choke0 Troops that ever were feen. The �rft Line confifTs oc ; 2 Batalliom, 57 Squadrons, of � Tfoife,-ani 15 of D agoons; and the I'ccond Lin* of 14 Batalliojis, Squadrons o'f* Hbr/e and.^'of Drapoos, making tn all #S Baufoojftc^? Sqiiaaions ofHorfe, and 38 of Dragoons. We ate Ww"-fype-rior to the French, and efpeciallj In'&Jrft j and llf ing the Enemy iti polled nejlrT^,,:lh$ vsiy cki neral or tM Pttfpa* t oxces, t&InVe-ft'F��#j "wish Body of Traps, inat were in^ampied about wartd &yWtiirl, ��rB>cu are to b'e' ieihforc^tfliy 'the i feveral- iBatallirJim, ftom Wmtgken and 'bthe/' Frbp|i-ers. . Prmee ftaffiie saifyuik continVfts BerV^jbUt^tJ* faid he has received a"LertfrfrOrn^ t>.e iSrate^'GeneV :r�l, with orde?$v tO'^'^inieir^t^e'^iael' o1f,thi> Army appoihted tociiiq1i.er the 'l&al^r.&iidtrtatid, while the Earf of- %f^^'^�-^Wt^p>iitTc� with rhe Grand Arrrfy.''- ''Tb '1&p^ipbi^co,e^ep.reJ^ the coofternarion of rhe Inhabitants of bi*}fyt.s, Jit-'tverf, and other Frontferi of nt?le ' Spanr^i' Provinces, who remove their bed effech. ftom rbence. General Ctlnrn is daily exfeifed - through.' thii place in his way fpr Qtttltktlanit, ]$*$tiii& .fa Ving given him the chief dir^ioos.oftfiei^iegss, that our Forces are to undertake ia than Coun* try. The French have put ftrong RemicMcements in Venia, Guelder mdRoremojld'e, and we are told that the former is very weT.} Fprtified, irjd wo^ vtded-withall neceiTa(ie>. The^ write itSuA^rsa^b'% that the French have withdrawn all  nqe, whofe Power1 is not rnueh regarded, as in confideiatioh.of the lector of Bavorid, there being no doubt but an accommodation with one, will be Jnortly followed, with an agreement with the other. The Dyec of Ratiibume it not come as y*r to any relolution, the formalities obferv'd in that place not permitting - Miaifters to enter upon any debate, till tKol^ Punflilip'* are over. 'Tis confidently Repott*d that Prince N*fa* Siarhuti if to" command the Army deV figned for the Siege of Verde, which placets co be iri-veftedby the Baron de Heyiett With the Troops that were encamped at Mulhem and KeyferVaert, The" news of the defeat of General Vtfcoioi by the Duke of Vandome, which we had this day from /W/, makes' us long for Letters from the Arrny under Prince' F.ugette; for tbo it is likely1 true, that thai detachment of the Gerftavs has been obliged to retire from the Banks of the Crtftk, yet it is very inrprobaole, that they fhould have been fdrpriz'd in* the manner as it h related in the P>rir Gazette. LMdtnt Auguft 3. Her Majefty has been pleafed to appoint Witt- Gylfy, Efq;,' Lieutenant GcTvernouir of tie Town ef Krnsjlmwfmf Hell. .      Tt-e/   

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