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   Post Man (Newspaper) - September 29, 1802, London, Middlesex                                And the Hiftorical Account, (re. From XneCoap September 29, to '�l)urrC-af Odtober \y  \7oz. Paris, October  3. "^He Declaration of the  Flettr* of Bavaria caufes a great joy in chis Courr, and cfjey leem to expect that chis will kindle 2 War in the Empire, which will not be eafijy iupprellcd.   Count MonajlcroUe, Mn-voy     raordinary or chat Prince, who has been one of     chief Instruments our Court ha* made tils of, vj t>ur his Electoral Highnefs upon thole bold mea-fnei, h�s ."iieived a prefect from rhe King, fiittab.'e to his great fervice., befides the dignity of Lietire-mv Gi\*ral of his Forces confer,-'d upflp him, and he is upon his .departure to joyn his Matter, whofe Army is to be joyned by a great Detachment of our Forc-i, under the Command of the Marquis de ViU lirs.   Ws have no certain advice of the progrefsof the  Confederate Troops in Spain, except that they have fjited Port Rial, which was abandoned by the Spaniards.  They tell us, that they wererepulfed in e-ie i vizk of a Fort, with thelofsof Ubo Men ; but as rhey dp not mention the rnfne of that Fort, nor what day that Action happened, this is looked upon . as a fi&irious report fpread abroad by the Emiflaries of the Syartifl) Ambaflador.   Som; Letters from Ma-arid of the lift pad, mention the Bombardment of Cadiz, without any particulars ; and that they had received advice, chat a Ship with 800000 pieces of Eight, tva* arrived,at St Lucar, having been parted from the Piate Fleet at their coming out of the Chinne! of Bahama*  There is no msnner of advice fronyCounr Chaceaurenuid, and the reft of that Fleet, and the  report of their having put into Plottntia, feettis rather a conje2ure, than a matter of fact that may be depended " port.  They write from Rome and Venice, that out * unifiers icdouble their Intrigues, and leave no Sti."5 unturned to perfwade the Pope and the Re? blick to rer'afe Winter Quarters to the Imperialift�. who are fo fheightned in the Potts they are (till pofiifi'ed of in the Mantuan, that they cannot pretend to lublift there this Winter, without extending their Qjarjew either in the Territories of che Church or Venice. Liege, October 4. The Elector of Cohgn being informed of the preparations the French were making to quit this place, has fent an Officer to the Maref-chal of Boufjfrcrs to oppofe the firae, and his written to the French King about it. This obliged thac General to come again yefterday, and take a more narrow view of th* ficuation of this place, with che Generals in the fervice of th� Elector and fome Engineers, andthey were convinced that this City cannot be defended �gairfft the numerous Forces of the Allies ; but however, Monfienr Bothers ordered to continue our Fortinca:ion�, .0 give fome fatisfaSi-on to bis Electoral Highnefs, and let htm fee that they defign to keep this phce as long as they can. In rhe mean time their Miners are haid at work every night to undermine oar Cittadel and other Fortifications, which confirms what we told you in our former, that they will withdraw from henceirhmediate� ly after the taking of Runmonde. This place being thus looked on as not tenable, they are fortifying LfoiSurgh with the utmoft diligence, and Count Va\-fjiffiw Govitnout thereof, has received � good fum of Moiey to be employed in that ftrvi.ee. The French have perfected a H*lf-moon they begun fome ivnz ago a: Tongeren, but it feems chey have, given over th: defi^n of making any other fortifications ro thir plies. Count Tnllard went to Bonn on Satdr-diy !a(r, ro confer with the Elector of Cohgn, and the n-xc djy retimed ro I.eagu?> of Bonn. 1 ro PiiV the Rhin;, to c of Troip1; iiro tho:*.- Fr-cn the /P'fii �fid M..-ftricht. Odob-fore Rurrrronds di' his Camp at Rhinbac within 3 is reported tfeac that General is 'blige the Allies to fend a Body par's. �the Earl of Maryborough near  ic�   

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