Friday, August 25, 1702

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Post Man (Newspaper) - August 25, 1802, London, Middlesex And the Historical Accounts (Sc. From XtttftUS* Augaift 25 Auguft 27, 1702. . . Paris, Auguft aj. N Exprefi from Lisbon !i:.s brought advice of (hi arrival ot 1' 1 i tic - iUjf's D arm flat from Eng'.xnd, who imme.bate's- went ro h : Haul's of Count V/alleji^.n ' Ambafla-Jouroftiie Emperor. Thit Minifler deft.s.1 jua etice of ths kins,' for tbjr Piince, ar.d after federal d.u-s confutation, lie v*as at latl admic-r�d checcinro. HU u.;ex;xcted ani.;l gu'es gr in, bun the fuh-jefi matter of his tir.tnd is kept very pri.ate, tho ,.1 matter of his tir.tnd is it miy be probably conjeftured , thar it lates ro the intended expedition of rhe Conre-d rrate Fleec. a.",i foe endeavouring ff bring 1, King of ro'tural into the Grand Alliance a^.ii:Tt lis anrl S$nin. The lad ad vices from Madrid tell'OS, that th: f a�Fion of the Houle o" sfuflria bit*ins ;0 appear more openly than before, anu if riie.Confederate Fleet has but fiicccfs in their attempts upon theCiaftof Spain, there is f.o doubt but the Emperors Party will appear more considerable, than it was believed fome time ago. Cardinal Pcrtosc.rrero and the new Council watch their motions vviih r.n indefatigable care, for as they are to expefl: nothing but ruin if the Emperor fliould prevail, they leave 110 Scone unturned to preferve the prefent Government. They make prelilng inftances for Money, for the new Levies they had made quit their Colours for want ot their pay, and the Marquis dcViU ia.iarias General of the Coaft of Aidahufi* has written :o the Council, that unlefs the few Troops he has under his Command are better paid, he cannot promife himfelf that they will fight againft rhe Confederates. This fcarcity of Af.oney makes them long for the arrival of the Gallons, which are aj impatiently exited here as at Madrid, the Minifters being at a p'unge ho* to raife the necfffiry charges the King nuft be ar, for maintainingrhe .aft Armies lie has on foot, and efpecially in Italy and Flanders, where Mo'ley muft be remirt-'d in fpecie to pay our Forces, the linkers of tfiofe Countries refuting to a-ceprt-hj 'iuls drawn upon them by ours- Landau being given ov.-jr for loft, our Gifitais on that liJe I'ave :;o o.her thoughts but to ("ecure our Frontiers, and prevent rhe excui lions of th&Germans, but their Force ire io mu:h fuperiour in number, that it will b-a'auft iiiipoffi'ile to hinder them from taking Wuir;; Quarters in ^l\aci The Continuation of the W ar in Poland cajie* a great j;ry to this Courts and they ipare norhi.-.g ro prevent a Peace on that liae, md foment jt\!t>u'."isu betwsen feveral Princes, who are chiefly concerned in tils TianquiJi.y of eke N^rth. H-.w'nTg, Aujuft 16. Oar baft Letters from Mar-\x� bring advic?, that the. PoLjh Nobility begin to Hie v a grear diflike cf the proceedings of the Swedes, who pur their Country under Contribution, and de-nutiJ 6:ooq Rixdoilars from the City of Cracow. Several Palatinates com,)lain very much againft c':e CirJi.ial Prirmte, wriofe mylleucus Conducl gives r'len great jealou'ies. Upon aivice, that the King uf Poi* 'd -ieligns ro come into Pmjit with his Troops, Ir.i.vin^ not thought fir to retire into S/txtny, fur fear the King of Sweden ftviu'd follow him thither, the Jii':abi-af�tx of Da>i:zick and othe r Towns in that Pi nvi:i;s ;re in a gfeit confterna1 ion. 2nd the Ma-;:':b j'us of the former t:d;j all poiTUv . precautions for t'ici' fecuriry ; efpe:"ii!ly, line; I"- .a! reports are >,\ >!>;o?d of a N.-gotnri'>n, wlvtreby they think t'i i Liberties m;y be e.-idangired. Tkey write It;.!:: Drrfdin, that the K'^':ncy of the Elvctonte of Saxony do their u:mo(t to put their Country in a pofture of defence ; bur as they have few cr Handing Troops, thev o-uld make but an indifferent ie-fd'tance, did the Oroides march into that Country, as they hive lb often threatened to do. Th - c .nti-nuaticn of the V'y'ar between the Kings cf Sweden and Poland, being; likely 10 be attended with fatal coii'fqu-nces, vie ait told, th-t there is a Project on f:;ot for rcftoiini^ Pe-jce on that ,'iJe, snd To many i'rince ; ^� of tht D�arh .-f the ,'at� Duke, for many1 are attaid of naw couples in -hac Country, eipeciaily i^'h'- VV^r continues in Pb'.xnd. The new Levies r;f-.v King cf Oer.ni -rh goon k i.'h very gocJ fuccv'", and 'tis tliought . -f V � >vc will lend i=i a ih u t.Tie 400c men rrjere to the ai!:(1-�nce ot rn- tm^eror and thi Stari-s Genera". Liters from Stochhclm fay, th?r they do k ow v-b; is to {uc-cerj tr.e !Jte Chinrelior Oxevjiem in hi-, irr-piny- 1 merit, but thatth-j b'\ron^ Ltlicriroot, AmbalFuiar to the fitgue, frasiJs very taiT ,- , it. Hague, Auguft 19. Our Lert^s' from Vi:ma fey, that the Imperial Toutt is vtiy much ddf.rtisficd with tht delays of feme Princes of the Emt)lr.-,who have hitherto prevented the Dyet of Hatisionne from' coming to a genetal refolution about the propofal made unto them on the part of rhe Emperor, to declare War againft Frarce and Spain. However, as moft of the Deputies ha^e receh ed new inftructions,-we are told from Ratisionne,that immediately after the ^ hkingof Landau, that sftair will te refum'd, and they doubt not of an unanimous refolution, txcept of two or three Princes, who are vifibly in the intereftqf rhe Enemies of the Empire. The proceedings begun at Vienna agsinft the Dukes of Savoy and Mar.tua, and the Eiecfor of Cohgn, are fufpended til! that time, after which the Emperor isrefolved to proceed againft thofe Princes with the u-tnoft feveri-ty. The Treaty concluded at Brtitfel: between' our Rerident and the Deputies of tu� Regency of Flanders about contributions, being violated by the French, who feem to have a natural antipathy for the obfervation of � all agreements whatf>ever, our Treops have made fome Military executions upon the Subjects of Spam, and brought away feveral Hoftages for the furnm demanded of them. The Garrifons of B'eda and Bor'^a'Kcfaave been-v;ry fuccei"ful in rbeir excurftons, while the French Army was about_Ey dhc-jai, and have taken a great number cf Ho-, lis* vi-.h. -jther rich Booty. The ex-p effion ir'P'irace Eugene's Letter reflecting upon a Bragging ajid lleSoring Enemy (Fartfaron in French/ jv much taken notice of, and may leivefora juft re-p!y to the toafting Letter written by the King o� Spain to the Duke cf t'ar.dome, and to fome reflections that Duke made upon Prince Ewjene, relating to the afEdr of Cremona; arjd if any one will be at the' pains ro perufe the fajj L=trer without any partiality, he muft needs ovvn, that this expieffion is hardly fharp enough The French have quitte'd feveral Caftles in GuelderUnd and the Bifhoprick of Cohgn, fince th.e march of rhe Prvffians from Mulheim, whereby rhair Gsnifens in Geldsr and Rhimbergueri are very much ft:e:ghtned. Fahr:nii:h, Auguft a2. The Captain of the Packet Bo.it lately arrived from Lisbon, reports, that the Prince of Heft Darrrtf.it waJ preparing to go ou boar 4

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