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Post Man (Newspaper) - August 15, 1802, London, Middlesex And the Hiftorical Account, &c. From ^arutdSP; Auguft 15,' to 3Ltuf0ap Auguft i &, 1702. Rjza, An mi ft 6. -"�^He defeat of 70^0 Swedes un Jer the Command of M*jor General Sl:ppenboch is corifirmeJ by our advices from Permit, where that Genera! is retired with 400 ____ Hoife, ths ceil of his Army being cue in r>kcc\ or icattered, bsii ies �'he lofs of their Artil-Jjrv' _;id Baggage. Thi Mujcovte} have divided their Forces inro t *'o.Bodies, and o: c is matched to Bcfir.'S Dorpt, and the other towards Pernau v.'b.w) phce is nor in 1 condition to make any i.v>g refifr-nce. An Exprefs is fen: to the K; 1% in Poland, to acquaint; him with the pofture cv -fEiirs o.i rhis fide , and dafire fom.* rein-fooff-n-'iss tor rue k fecurity of this Province, v.'ii.c^ lyes open tothe ravages of rhe Mufnvites; but his -4ijef:-v' i"� fo far advanced towards Cracow, and Ins ofiur Troops hive fo much bulineis on their Ju.'id> i* .-Jri �;*�'/�, r+jat we dMptif of bein J reinforced timt en ,u;;h, lo ftop the progrefs of the Enemy. Tlu P^ifts about" Borpt are fo clofely guarded by th- Mufcovites, that we have no manner of news frorri thence. Cracor�, Auguft 6 The Saxon Army continues in-csmped nea. rhe fibula, where they have been rein-for:.-J (�y mod of their Troops that were in Siltfi*, and the of Poland feems refolved to venture a fecond mgigetient with the .Sd>idery whoareadvs, cing to ��'iris this place- The Saxons are. marching towards Seniomir, to join a Body of Polijb Nobility, and the Army of the Crown, tho the latter appuared in thi lare engagement in fueh a co'nfuiion,-that ths Snxonj do no: care to joy a rhem. A party of the j^xs/W has brought a Swedifh' Courrier with feverai Letters, whereby 'tis laid, they have difeb-vered i~>.ae matrers of the h'gheft importance, and that the Svedts do not .'.nl/ de.'ign to make an Inva-fion in the lile'v/irate of S;xi>�� ; but likew'fe to pof-fes'ilveii of Siicfia, upon account of fome an-tiqjstsd pre?enfio.iS' but tits report js Itio mattf-rial to be believed wit n;ur a due cunfii mition. Vienna, Auguil 9 The Etiserur l;olds frequent CoanctU about the affairs of Italy, and orders are given io fome Troops fo haften drsir march to joyn Prince.Eu^-ne. -The laft advices we have from the Camp, confirm the defeat of General Pijlonti with 5 Regiments; but they teli u . 4rhat the Jof. of rhe E-nemy is vtry conii.lerable. We expert with great impatience an Exjurfs from thence,for our la.t Letters fay, that Prince Eugene was pafuiig the Po, in order to fight rhe Duke of Anpu. The progress of the Swedes in Pd-ind give great. uinVage to this pecialJ/, feeing rhe King of Sv-:din has refufed to gtVe audie-icc to C mnt Zinzcrtdwf, his I nperial Majelries Envoy, w;io wan ordiied to make new overtures for Peace. S-nv; orders are fern to the Governours of our Fio'niers on that li.le, to taki all poffible precautions for their fecuncy, Iho it is no; beliived rhac his' Swedifh Majefiy will declare againd us. The Turks have be�sn to repnir th; Fortifrarioiis of their Frontiers, aid if they peifeft rheWo.-k-. lately marked our v Bilgrjth, the pijee would be much ftronger than i^v-i-. hrrcfofoie. Frav;';{>r>, A !!>u' i > O ir Letters from the I n-peiial C^r.i.i b/for?1 i.jni.iu liy, that on the 14th at night the B.-ii^ir- .r'Kt:;i the Coomrrfcarp on the fide of t-'-.eif 111:11.1 aTac'-t, a-id jo:>i1 thcmfelvts rhereo i w-tis the ioisof-o n;en kittt^i and wounded, tho tntli.'iem. f^.'u i;; 2.Vi*-,t-s,' ur -n I:;^ineer having defer:ed o.-er n ks, an ! dilJO'ircd where thole Mi.T.'s iiv. o:irm:'i j,onkci;c to avoid the fame. They ir-; rsi.'tn^ Brteties both agsiniV rhe Cittadel ar^l F �> .vn, a;id du*v W.>?t to bi m/ters of the place in a w it' r -*i3. Tne of thi Rom.tat is daily in d'.-i ft>.nc:.ies. and by hi-preA: ice and liberality, gives g'tit .ensouri^imfiit to ths Soldiers. The Fti.ich Army U;ider Moniinir Caiintt continues a- bout Strasburg, and the German Force": pofled on the o*iier (ide of the BJsine, under the Command of the Matk^rave of Baden Durlaih warch the morions ofth'e Enemy with fuch a care, that they, ate" not able to lay an)' Bridge upon (fcat River, as tfiey IntendebV Paris, AugufV 19 Letters from fhe Ainvy under ' the King o(Spai7t of the 6th inftant fay, that they continue ihcamped at Tfjia near Foi/elhr*, and confirm that our Foices have poflelTed thenifelves oif Re'gio and Moder.a. Prince Engine continued, at bar;. gojtir:e, and the defign of his Catholick Majcftj'.fe? * beat liim from thence and drive him back info Ge�:_ many, proves every day more difficult in fhe execuri'- ' on. Sortie advices fay, that (hat Prince had paflVd the Pi> and drawn his Aimy in Bataliata'moftin ftgVif ' of our Forces, but the KingofJpa/s did not rhm� " fit ro Venture upon a general Engagement, becaufe ' as they give out to colour it, his Army wasroo:'' much weakned by .the detachnje'Jts he had fenf to pofleft Mo den a and Reggio. Our faft advices do not . exactly agree with our former, abonr Prince Engine's-quiting the Intienchrnents near MaMua, and it feems he has lefc therein a fufficient body of Trotfps to fecure them. Gur Gazette giyes this day a long, account ot the defeat of General fifconti and notwithstanding all private Letters agree that we have loft in this action a greater number of men than, it was at fiill given out, yet the Gazetteer has thought lit to magmnVthe lofs of theEnemy .and leffen ours,far if we believe hislaft sccoant, we had hut no men killed and wounded, and the Enemy ifooi befides tne wounded ind Defcrters. Madam Mainfenon continues indifpofed, and tho me appears lemewhaf better fcer Phyficians defpair of her recovery, becaufe of her age. They write from Pbrt Louis that the Ampbitrite a Ship of 44>Guns belonging to r,he Ci'na Company is arrived there richly laden , havir.g maintained a fharp fight witta Man of War of rhe Enemr, whom fhe fore'd to bear aw^y. We have no news ofthe Confederate Fleet nor of rhe detachment of Admiral Fairkorn, but there is a report-that 3-of our Men of War lately failed from Brefl under the command of Monfieur de la Harteloire fell in with 14,Ships of the Enemy, who took one of'em funk another,and blew up the 3d; which way, this advice enmes we cannot tell,and it requires confirmation. W� have no certain account of the Siege of Landau, for which place the Germans would be likely to pay very, dear, if it were true that in the attack of rhe h'ornvork on the 6ih inftant, th�y were repulfed with the lofs of 1000 Men, befides what they lotT in the fecond attack, and when rhejr were diflaged from that, Poft, which a&ionsjfrreliks-wife mentioned in our Ga2ette.The hft advices from the Army under the Duke of Burgundy fay, that they continue encamped near Eyndhfven within 5.Leaguej of Bo-fliduc and as many from the Confederate Army, but not withfhnding that march, they tell us that there is no probability of a BatteK H*�'ue, Auguft 2i. W: have- no ditefl Letters froth, ojr Anuy lince the 17cfi inftant, but we hear from �Breda thir rhey have received their great Convoy from Boifleduc, which was obliged to go by Grave an.! the Peel. Tlvis delay has retarded the Siege of Patio for fome days, but as the Troops from Mulbeim, f'/ezel and other parts-are marching foi that place, we hourly expeQ: to hear that the fame is inverted. They write from Boijltduc thitthe Confederates were to decamp as yefleiday from Athel and Evert>cck, but which way they are to matDwe cannot tell. Weheer from Hamburgh that General Banter has caufed the Officers of the Troops of the late Duke of Holfiein tu fsli an oath of Fidelity ro the young Prince Charles Frederick Son to the late Duke and to the Princefs llcdmg Sophia his Mother, who is to have the ad-miniftratipn of fhe Dominions, of her Son. The affairs of Poland iook very dark, and the proceedings of the greafefr part oi thefolis is very HaJeanfwer. ' able ;