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   Post Man (Newspaper) - August 4, 1802, London, Middlesex                                ftumb.    ic'oc  A AAA And the HiAorical Account, c^c. From XueCDap Auguft 4, to Xl)UCCDap Auguft 6, 1701. Frmihe Imperial Army at Borgoforte, July 19. LRince ��gf�S of Saw; being informed of the march of the French Army into the Par-mefan, and that *hey were advancing towards the Lew**,/that Prince fent new orders to the Troop* polled about Berxttlo, [ and thofie along the River Gn>J!olt>tundet the command f the Marquis Vifcmti, and'rhac General was directed ! to caufe a Redoubt to be ere&ed near Sc Vile" ma, for J the better fecurity of thac Poll.   In the meantime I iome of our Troops marched to Borgtfortt from the Neighbourhood of Mantua, to be nearer at hand to fupport thofe that are poftad on the other fide of the Po.ThcEnemy continued they march.and having paf-fed the Lenza, a Body of 15000 mea advanced to the Banks of the Crtfiob, and hawing patted that. River, partly at a Bridge, and partly at a Ford , with all imaginable diligence, fell with a great deal of vigour upon the 3 Regiments pf our Cuiraffieurs under General tffconti, who had hardly time to get on Horfeback.   That General exhoited his Men to behave themfelves with their ofual Bravery, and not to be frighted by the number of the Enemy, whom our Men charged like. Lyons, and repulfcd them 3 ; times, and at,laftwet* overpower'd, and obliged to retire, iri which they were much favpijred by vthe Regiment of Erbewitte, who Came to th�ir affiftance ; bdt in parting another fnal] Rive*, which was in their Rear, leveral were drowned- The Enemy got tl# Field of Battel, the Baggage of thofe 3 Reg|. ments, 4 pair of Kettle Drums and 10 Standard*. According to the report of feme Deferters, "the French had avoo men killed upon the fpot, beiides ; 3qo wounded.  Tis computed tha? w� iiave loft, about 500 men on our fide, tbp. a great, many that., weretboughtto.be killed,areleturnsd to our Camp, having made their efcape by  means of the Ditches and Canals : the Enemy have alfb got about jooo Hotfes from our  Men.  GerjeYafi;^r'/c�rA*. behaved ; himfelfto admiration, arid had$ .Hor/fcs tiffedundejc; him.   The'Sieer Falkeffeint, Liept^paat Collate! of. the Regimentrof. ftiwro, the Siiur^Amkeri, Lieu? tenant Collonel of the Regiment of Qnrm(t*'t, Were wounded and taken Prifoners ; apd we bad jfeve.ral feveral braveinferiour Qftfcei* kifte.d,_  Prjiice '�|' Ctnratercy, who was fick .uGaafinla, having notice of, that Engagemenf.gr t immediately en Horfeback, bmv theA3ion was over when he arnvcd,aBd was fo wtalt that he Fainted thrice away.   The Enemy repaired the &�/?�/�, and returned towards the Lama, , Fiewta, July %q. The Emperor has�ppointed the Mwquis d*l tfafa Generaliffimo of his Forces in the. Kingdom aflTaflet, and that Lord is gone away for: Italy, and feverai Officers are to foltpw'hinv   *Ti$ iaid he will have a body of 1 $ooo Men, but whether thofe Forces are to be fent from. Iftria, or whether. Hey are aetnallyia that Kirigdom, 'tis yet uncertain. 400000 Guilders are remitted to Prince Eugene of Savoy, and an Agent of the Co^ncU of War is gone tphhAuay with,a.ftcret Commotion, and.Bills of. Excfanj>9$$' c&iibmro. The P�ifl'cq& Ragfoikf-b# obrainedjthe liberty to vifit her FrTehds. , Fftm the Swedifh Amy under.GemdGuldenftern at Zduna, JaJ^'jp. Our General hjas received a particular account of the B*;re' that was fought rmrthe 13th inftapt,, between the .-Icings of Swetfert and feland, within> miles-of.f/."fai�. Tne Sextm Arosy confined of 16000 nwn, beiides Coco Poles, and the Swedes wete not above !+oo#-flrOrtti ; bat the P�iet having run away wrfhou? firjlUINt *- b!�w� and'the Saxo* Ho,/; heioa Vk^fy &W$&i&  the.Fp'oi wa^ obh.rad-.ro q.3ir|J^ fi�W 46af-er a mojft delpftrate Fi^h:,-leaving HtSOf 0�tgage a-fd Ami-lery aehind tSim, $to^Vm*!?ig wbonded'ja a place*; and on      fi-.U w&We loft rh* S&iinsg Holbein Gttttrf, who dyed few hours aftat of his wounds. Lieutenant Collonel Rirrer/^'wi, Gaprain Ren/child, Captain Dnwult, Quarter Mafter SaUett, with 4 Lieutenants, a Comet and 2 Enlignr. . Major General Rife, Major General Horn, Major Ster-ling, another  Major,   2   Captains and 5 Enfigny were wounded.   *Tis laid th's Saxcns had 4000 mea . killed, and. aooo, taken Prifoners, ami that their- .'* King retired to Cracow with but ona Servant.   We lyeincamped now at this place, within to miles:of ' Breflau, exuefting further orders from the King of.-* Sweden, wta-is matching to Cracow.   ' ' '-J Landau, Auguft I. Some Troopscf (Jeffe Catfelzr- ' rived yerfterday inonr Camp, and" the LandgirareV himfelf arrived in the evening, being received w'itS 1 great honours, by the King of the Rm*a-nt>   W� continue to batter the place,' and Sifpole every thing for the fforming thefJounterfcarp, which we might have done feveral days ago, but' Prince Lewis will 1 fpare his Troops, and hopes to Oblige the-Enemy t� quit their Out-works without attacking : Re fame. From the Confederate Army under the Zarl �J -MaTle- ' borough at Peer, July  :e."   Nothing   material has, occurred (ince my laftot the 7thrinftant, btjt yoii ' may expe& great new* in a few days.      - 1 The 8th,. Our Army made this da^ a general For- ' rage, without loiittg any Horfe% not^ithftahding^ feveral Parties tihe'Ehemy had lent abroad to difturb~:' our Forragers. One of rheir Parties of'3J men was taken by the Guard of Forr-agers. on :rhe Left-, aud the Englifh on f heRight took another of I  Tn.e'rr>�'(va ^ being without any Pafi, are likely to be hahfeei ,-c* cording to the rules of War.   The Earl of Warkhi: lions were,commanded this day to raze the W;ijl� and �thei Fertffica'tioni of Peerr and they have *i~ moft finifhed that Work. Several Deferters are come over from the French Army, and amongjt them Dragoons very well mounted. '.-.^ 9th, Our Troops continue to Difraantle P��-> and this mornintf ,tfoolHK>rfe ouc of ,emyi Wing1 wejfe b&tmt flW* the command pf Brigar^et ftj^^f^ir^ the Lord ^aj^f, to meet Geaeral pupfi F�h".' paf'i .'pt2 the Garrifon of. hiaefiricht.   This morning fftviowi . Parties-Were ordered abroad to get intiJligence of � the Epemy. They brought fome Prifoners and Pjfc^f l'ertets, who'tel'lliV 'that^ on the yththe'Erteniy Ufxk their Baggage to LVeji, and matched about i' of the; clock in the morning without beat of-Drum   or found of "ttxtatpet, marching , as they thought/ towards fJmirtt .to. poll themfelves.in^ their Lines. Advice came that they encamped that night between* Moll *aA Balhn.. Qr4ets are given to our- Array -to-be ready to march at an hours warning.  Brigadeer Tbrttgft and rriy Lord Ri*^ ire returned to oar Camp With the tletachmem of the Garrifon of Matfricht, confiding of 10 Batallions,4 Squadrons of Dtagoeni aadf 3 of Horfe, Co chat thete rernain only "8 Baial-L lions and i'Squadrbns.   Parties' were fent abfoaj to get iweUkency of the pnemjt. ."  19th, Advice is come that the- French Anny are advanced further into the MayireQifloi/Zecltti, and Vara' encamped:berween Lotmtland Ijtjck Qheffel,, anjd now rhat they are fo far advanced there is no doubt but we fliall rnarch dire�ily againft them, and there it fome likelrhood that we may ingage them to a Battel.' p'ri', Augull 8. The Engageaae^r between part of the Army under the Duke of Papdme, and 3_imperial Regiments, is coafumed by our Jaft idxjces from Italy ; but we are told thai the deracbri�enl "which attacked GeneraJ P>fto>t:i, yas.ftronger 'thahi it was repotted, and that our lofs waf mttch greates rhan our- G�tette has gtvenont�-and-efpeciS" 6ra^e.0ffisers.; 'Jif1. pwne^ikat tbe; Jajpi! hjve fought with a great deaj of vigoot, MM   

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