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Post Boy (Newspaper) - January 3, 1710, London, Middlesex GCCC Wufi the Frefheft Foreign and From CuefDuV January to January H E Troops being marchd into WinterQuar ters in and fuch a fiender Provifion made Jfor thtir that the fame was foon pent the Duke of to quiet the Minds of the who began fobvery has publifhd an the to furnilh a certain Quantity of Proviiions fr the Subfiftence of the Officers and Soldiers i ro each 6 Pound of and 3 Cans ot VVi to each Lieutenant and 3 Pound of and a half of Wine and to every FootSoldier a Pound and a half of and a Can of iuiiuanr ro this all the Inhabitants of the rhe where the Troops are to bring each his Share of thole Provifions to jr rlie appointed for that pur a Diftribution the Court of Madrid t he Troops are provided of Sub fileice without committing Diforders till they have raisd fo much ready Money upon the new as will not only pay the their but even fill the Duke of Anjous Magazines with all manner of Necta Tis that of the French which lately there in about who tarryd cither rick or Defcrters the former whereof are difpersd up and down in the and have that they win CJ c mto our as foon asthey Mr ot the faid French Deierters for rhe prefcnt incorporated among the Spaniih to the end they be at hand to orpole any Enterpriser hlcn ru Miemy may undertake during the Winter r Troops in me to confift of 6 Battalions Guards of this Dec N Some days the Duke of Anjou received by an Exprefs from that a Detachment of rhr Enemy were marching to invade Ar ragon arr rhjt rhey were already advanced as far as the Neighbourhood of The Exprefs was immedi ately back and Officers of amfh who were in this reccivd Orders to repair to their refpeftive with all pclfible News hat rhe Allies were bufy aMembling a great Body of T oops in Hc Plain of Terragona and that they gave our they would Jhortly undertake fome confiderable Tis we have fince that the a bovemenriond Detachment is returnd to with out attempting any rhing But we are General Sta remberg hzs fome oher Defign in and that by means of his Intelligence with fevera of the Inhabitants of Ar he will fpeedily make an Irruption into that King dom Frcfb Orders are fent to to perfeft the of that and other v iie put it in a good Our new Levies are flill carryd on with good Succefs and we hope to buy up Horfcs in which Number we be to remount our old Regiments of and the new ones which are Tis the Duke feme days communicate to his Coun a I fter which had receivd by an Exprefs frorn the French King che Subftance whereof that his Moft Chriftian Majefty had been for the Reafons for merly ro fend for his Troops out of this King dom to fecuic his own Frontiers againft the great Force of the Confederates but that he would never abandon the Irrerefts of his as the Enemy de n1scled that he lately given a frefh Infhnce he i by another Declaration which he had made to the Allies fo he was once to take the Chance of Wjr not bur the Spaniards rher nut themfelves in a Condition to defend the Frontiers of againft an Irapcion that in cafe rie Allies froulJ attempt any thing confiderable in that during rhe and before the new Levies in nre Ins Moft Chriftian Maje fty order 12 French Ijtr i which lie the Frontiers ot A the Spanifh upon Condition they fhoud return as foon as Affairs would and rhey be better provided on their than Dec N The Motion which the Enemy lately made upon the Frontiers of which flruck a Confternation to and even to this confided only of 4 o by which Detachment having marchd out of had extended themfelves between Fraga and de no to furprize and carry off our which frequently go into the aflmentiond Seve ral Detachments of Horfe and Foe t lent out of both thofe on purpofc ro cut orT the Ene mys Retreat but as thefe receivd Information of rheir they Part to the Mountains Part to Neither have the Allies any thing fincc fo for the time it the J jor on horn fides are very quiet in their Our Auiii nifters are without rn finding out to rlie Magazines again ft neVt Cmpagne to cloath all the I as well old as and to pay the Officers their and give the Soldiers their in a more regular for the than has been hitherto done Money is to that we fee no Pofllbiliry of rectifying rhefe Affairs fo that rhe Defertion among our Troors is iiill very and the Minifters net a littis puzzled to Ac quit themfelves well of the Bufinefs they have Mean to encourage the Troops to in their Notice has been given in all the great Sum of Money will bs paid on the firf1 ry upon the Account of Arrears and be paid better Thofe who have Crue uf he dc Cartel dos Rioss Affairs have been nctwithrtanding theirOffer of KcorPiece to get the Viceroyfhip of Peru continued t him tor 5 Years of r the defign to difpofe all the French longer and inafmuch as they have aul ro conlift of 6 Battalions as the Pieces of Eight upon and are they fhal neverthelefs mils of their tluy ot a kind of they pjid in Jaid of Pieces of Eight into the Duke of Anjous Of as a free Gift from the Marquis de Cafcl tics Some otiier rich let fancy that our Minifters to the vantage of the iie who was actually iceroy of ufc all their now that Money is o very J to get that Office on the highcft Bidder likewife ofFerd great Sums for the Yet moft People are of that the Duke He keep it and the bccaufe rhe Dike rf Anjou has yielded to the prefTng Inftances of Mcnfuir de Portchar the French Kings Mimfter of SMte for whole Letter brought ro on Thursday by an fcm Vevfailles to permir Mrnleur du Caflc to with his to the This iTkd upon as the fliorteft Way to bring home the Duke of Anjou sand our Merchants EfTecls which are ftil at ther with the Flotilla but it caufes an Murmu ring among all true who are rhe French will heieby receive a faithcr of driving a Trade in the verv much ro nr a certain Minifter has prefented an exail Lift ro the Duke of whereby it appears llnce taking PofFeffion of the Kingdom of abnvr j French Ships have the WeHIndies Te wnih principally induced the Duke cf Anjou to comply with Monfcur tie hecmfe Don Andres de who for to deliberate and freedieft Means to bring home our Effects had that it was to do it with our own nnce we have not enow in Readinefs and that to go about to equip a Fleet would both take up too much and iquinJer too much General CraiTau has receivj ral Lerrtrs from which he pretends evry good that the Oecaiion of k fudden aiid rhrhe had been certainly the Czar tc m feizd and fent to in order ro procure his Sonjthc Hereditary Prince of Moicovy co be eetted of Jan Letters fom agr that Fnemv are making vaft Preparations at to e S the Enemy are making Preparations ;