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Scots Magazine (Newspaper) - September 1, 1744, London, Middlesex 397 The SCOTS ROCEEDINGS of the Political continued from 362 fulftance of ftveraljpteches in the debate upon the queflion about a Ppfy for Britift troops to be employed i Flanders during the year ffttcb of Valerius in the aSer of Sir William S we are now in the committee V of and have had the e itimate for the fupport of our troops in Flanders referred to it is my duty to make you the proper ion for providing for that fervice and I cannot that the motion I to will be rejected j as I k it would be for the publick to it unanimoufly agreed I hall beg e to explain the and even the ffity of the before I defire you rovide for he fupport of the Queen of in that the prefervation of the balance is a meafure which I need fay ling in favour of becaufe it has been mmended to his Majcfty by his parlia and by the general voice of his peo In purfuance of his Majefty led an army in Flanders the fummer ire laft which had fuch an efFeft up te councils of as prevented r fending the neceflary reinforcements heir armies in or any affift to the Spaniards in Savoy by which ns the Queen of Hungary became y where fuperior in and ting of Sardinia was enabled to repel le attacks made upon him by the Spa ds in as the French Spaniards ftill perfifted in their defigns dripping the Queen of Hungary of a it part of her it became ne iry to drive the French entirely out of in order to enable the Queen fungary to WOieh her armies to kg and to make an attack upon France itfelf j which appeared to be the only effectual method for compelling that nation to give over their ambitious de and fubmit to fuch terms of peace as might reftore and fecure the balance of For this our army march the beginning of laft to Ger many where they added to the laurels of their by the glorious viftory at whereby they compelled the French to evacuate and the Em peror to agree to a fufpenfion of arms the Queen of This opened a free paflbge for her armies to the Rhine if Charles could have pafled that a glorious end very have been put to the war before the of laft campaign but the French had fo and guarded fo watchfully the banks of that that he could not force a paflagej which prevented laft cam paigns having fo happy an iffue as might have been expedled from fo fucccfcful a makes it ncceflliry for us to provide for another campaign un fefs the Queen of Hungary be enabled to make a vigorous impreflion upon the do minions of France we cannot that their court will ever agree to equi table terms and therefore his Majefty thinks it neceflary to have a greater num ber of his Britifti forces in Flanders than he had laft year efpecially as he cannot depend upon having the Heffian troops continued in his pay or Next we may that Charles will be upon the Rhine with a numerous army as Toon as the feafon will permit and it is hardly to be that the French will be during a whole cam to guard the banks of that river fo as to prevent his getting any one opportunity to pafc over it with his army 3 F efpe
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