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   Post Man (Newspaper) - October 22, 1802, London, Middlesex                                Niixnb.   1.041.- C C C C oft pail And the Hi&oriial Accbua�V&& From X&IWf&ap Octo Bcr 12, co tj^&tUE0&|jl-October 24 �:^!0(2. Fnmfhi Confederate Army before Liege, October 26. o N the loth inftant in rhe evening rhe ' Trenches were opened before rhe 1 Citfadel of this place, by 4 Engli/h ' Batallions on the Right, and the like ' number of the Duccn on the Left, ' and rhe fame evening our Men attacked an ln-4 trenchment of the Enemy, which occaiioned a dread-' ful Fire on both fides, but at laft the Fre-nch were * beaten from the fame, and having attempted to re- * gain that Port, they were repuUed with a confide-' table lofs, and wo had on oar fide about 20 men kil-Med^and $0 wounded. Immediately after that Afti-' on was over, the French made a Triple Salvo of all ' their Cannon and final! Arms, for a Victory they ' pretend the Marquis, of Milan has obtained over ' Prince Levis of Baden near Fredliegen. We carried ' out attack that night 37? pacer. The nil we con-' tin'ued to Cannonade the Cittadel with a greater * fire than the day before, and difinoanted all their * Batteries except a pieces of Cannon and 2 Mortars-' Thi fsme evening about 4 we began to throw fbme ' Bombs: into the place, and thereby fer on. fire oner "of.their Magazines, wherein there were 6000 Gra-' nadoes ready loaded, and a great quantity of Pow-' der, which was blown up with a mod dreadful * noife. We carried on oar Trenches no paces, and ' had no men filled, but 11 wounded. The Enemy ' made a. (hew in the night, as if they intended to ' come out and fall upon as, buc we made fo great ' a.fire upon them, that they could not effect their de-' fign. The 2*d our Batteries, which were more nu* ' ftterous than thedC, ' Notes for 1 icooooFlorins,upoa ffiblrannaSVIerc.liian.rs ' in Liege, which are as good as Money.  Qn� fr .Oftrt -' EngiiUi Grenadeers got 1000 I^ufc&Qts^ux'fcBag^ -' and I faw feveVal othew loaded with. Moaey. apd ch. ' thet rich Booty. Thi* iy a great encouragement 'ourTroops, who expe&likewife a rg^edyBtoty ia " the Chartreufe.   Monfieur   it VMwpeJ&Qvtwt ' our ef the Cittadeh  and the Uv)Uho%iClfmfi ' were taken Prifonerj on the Breach} apd broughc 'to the quaneis of the   Earl of^ Marlthrp.Mgh.� � 'There wer�- eight BatallJons in tke Cittadel,; " whereof 3 were French;  The 6 m tteChartreufti ' aremeft Swttztrs, Liegeoit orffi/ifoj*/, whQ'�re liksr> " 'ly'to Lift themfelves iS'our. Army.>; ^^^'4^ . ' the. Chartreufe w�s inverted oh the/iQther;. fijl^ *of-'the Maife, by* 14 Squadrons, and,-: ydfcr4*�-. ' and this day we have been-^eryibafy ia �re'jgirjg^our 'Batteries, confiding ofyapieoesofCaonOa.sAJarge 'Mortars, and 150 for Grrimdaes�#^sifehil^yj:.fee- T , ' ready to morrow, and fo we hope tobAf^fter^yof.:. ' the place in 3 or 4 days at rhe fanheft. l.Wfr&ZYP ' not loft above 1   men ac the raking ofstjie Gtif�&e\i Fernet, OQober 10.  The Imperial -andi^jrencfr Armies continue in their former; Pofts, and.nothipg material has happened' fince -out forineR, \>pj-jotkly: fome Rencounters among Parties.  Th�i Freiilfh; rfe. , bard at work on the Lines they are cafting. op frorfli Gttaftif!*to Carpi, andi'tfsthought they Wi^ jgfi^^tfc' * their Winter quarters as foon as that wo/k� per-.-fcQcA.  The King of Spain fee out the id irtftajjr, for;.  Milvns Letters from the- Imperial Camp 'teHus, thajf . the Marquis of Daviaj and theCffllenelSiE^^'.^nd),.. PaulDiack are fafely retamed from;theirsfujpi,i?jngi excur/ion in the Milwiiuefftaxi whence. ,jkeyi. ijivft � brought a very ricA Booty.   Coottt~3frtjft iSsfetufnepV to Mantua to Command therein, the Siciu'rf* Ztctlavbm lying very ill.   'Tis fatd the French will put this-Winter i^Bitallions and liSijuadxons into that City and Goin. Frantkfort, October ill Our next Letters-frptn Bo-Jii are impatiently expe&ed, for the particu{�rsofthe -Battel fought on the 14th inftant, between the Ger. �maw and the French Rear iHiWa'�g��.   Letters, from Fn-burgh of the 18th fay, that the French attacked the ImpenaliftJ with  great deal of vigor, and, put the, Cavalry of rhe Circles into a great confufion, taking. 18 or 20 Standards ; but the reft of the Imperial Troops fought with that bravery, that aftefc ,juj ob-"' ftinate Fight, which lafted 5 hou�, they repulfed the. Enemy, retaking all our Standards except 3, and taking 18, and 6 pieces of Cannon.from theFrericn^ whom they obliged to repafs the Rfe'� jw/,confirms moft of the particulars of that ASion^n which the Enemy had 4000 men killed upon the fporr and the Gerpiam about 2000, amoogft whom-is Count Furftenbirgh General of the Artillery, and fey.eral o-thers.  The Prince. of . ^nfpacb was' Angeroufly wounded,,and carried to ftibitrgh.   . * Paris, Oftober it. On the 17th Count Ck$[e*l arrived at Court*..with.advice that on �[the 1.4th the. Marquis oEFMart atrjeked Prince Lta^ of fatten neat . Fridlingeit, and after ai\. obftinate Fight obtained, the ;Vi&ory ever the Germans. - The 18th Count Aien brought the .confirmation of that A&ion with the particulars, which fliew that itwas warfa'IjT' dif-. . puted, and that hi the beginning we had all; the advantage, buchad not the lame luc^in the conclufion^ The account ptiblilE'd in ourGazttte implies the firr e   

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