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Post Man (Newspaper) - August 18, 1802, London, Middlesex , Numb. 1004 A A A A And the Hiflorical Account, &c. From KM**? Auguft 18, to 2$tttfD&?. Auguft* 20, 1702. I Cracow, Auguft n. "^He King of Poland continues within 6 miles of this place with hhSaxonTroops, and 'tis -reported,that fcislWajefty de/ignS ro maich towards Sendomir, and from � thence to make the hen of his way for Uthuama.zo join a Body ofTroop^ theCzar i? to ferid to his afllfrance. In the mean time the S&edes are advanced within 2 miles of this City, and a Detachment of their Forces hive taken poffsffion of our (Sites, after having driven aa-ay the Guards our Sta-roft had po'led there, and the Swedethivz feized hirri, and gut a Guj-J upon him They demariS 6o5oo Rixduilars of this City ; but our Magistrates have represented, that the Inhabitants are .unable to pay fo great a fumm. We have a report, that the Duke of Mecklenburg having had fev�ra! Conferences with the King of, is gone to the Saxm Cam'p'with fome new overtures for Peace. The Nobility ofi'e-land is {epiraTed, but the Army of the Crown is to joyn the Saxons. From the Imperial Army under Prince Eugene of Savoy at Soilsto, Auguft 6: The Duke of Anpu having pafTedthe Croftolo, and being advanced to Tsjia on this fide NoveliarM, Prince Eugene held a Co'JnrJiJ of War, wherein it was refrilved ro guit the Btackade of Mantua, and draw out Force* together, in ordei tjo fight the Enemy, and accordingiy on the jlft uaft the Troops paired about that City quitted tbeir In-trenchment$, andserired in very good order to Bor-gofortJ-nrifh their Baggage and Artillery, without. fry'trouble ; the Enemy it feems, having had no maansr of notice of it. A)l the Bridges we had 01 the M/tra'o.and other Rivers,are to belaid over the' Jirde River Zero, for the ufeofour Forces, which are fa incam^ there* I,i the tntan time 12 Bacalfi-ons and 100 liorfe continue on the other fide of the Pt, to perfect the Borgefme, Prince Exgent defignJng to keep that Poft as long as he can. The old Prince of Vaudemont having advice of our re feat, came to Montenara, and pofted there 1000 men. The Enemy has a:tsmpred to breakdown our Bridge at Borgoforte-, by means of fcveral Trees faff-tied together , which the Carrenr of rhe Ritei drove , but their defigti was prevented. The Duke oc. An'pu continues about 7ejld with' his main Atmy ; bat ather needier/ preciutions againft a Battel. The Garrifon of Mi' randola has been reinforced with $09 men, and,our, Troops ported at OfiigUa continue!1' to fbrtifisthit place with all imaginable diligence, and th'ey are to lay i Bri-Jg: on tlis'Po at that otn-s. ' . device, Auguft" 11. The Fren.d) Frigpts grovr very, infolent in. this Gulph, and havefeiz�d 4 of our Ships! They have likewife burnt an ;Etlglifh Shr^' Hear Mjlamoco,.and laft night tii*y feat; info 'pur' Harbour a Sloop with 40 men, to burn-ahorfeerEn'r' gliilr fehip, but our Giile'/s having discovered their,, de.'ign, manned out their Long Boats, and . feizsd. the French Sloop, takifig all the: men Prifoneri. The. Foreign Mmifteis having complained of that infoJent violation of the Nsutrafir.y of our Harbours, the Seaiteljas me' cx�ras)tdinarily upon that" aifiii-, and have fenr an Esnrois to their AmhaflVlor at Paris, ro compTaiifof the proceedings of. the Chevalier de FjhtHh. We dai!y expeft to hear of a Battel oervre=rt.^ti[ir People that were grown defpefately mad/ The Qirnitns fonify Ofligli* on th* Tff^ far Xficdrin^ their rsueat to .va.ds the Jtd'ge. Fratidfort, Auguft 10. Letters from Landau fay, that on the 17th at night, the Jmpeiialifts made a fecond attack upon the Counterfcarp on rlie fide of the Citradel, and after a fiiarp difpure which lafled 2 hours, took foft thereon with the Icfs of ioo men onborhfiu'es. Count SoifftVs and Count .Cordngfeck . ; were wounded in the fir ft attack on the 14th. "T.'iey " . -tell uv that the King,of the Rimam -has tumrhoned' Count/Wr/of ro furrender the placer but we don't '.. know whac anf^er he has returned. . The F.leflot. 1 Palatine came yefterdiy to this place in his way ro Hiidelbergh with his Ele&oreft and a tetinutofabout 400 perfons,iRd the Ele&or of Mmz was come feme hours before to vifit his Eie&oral Highneli. A General Officer writes from thtCamp, that Landau. will be certainly in our bands before the 45th intrant. Paru, Auguft 32. The laft advices ficm Italy of the j ith inftant fay.that the King of Spain continued; , hear Tefia, expeciing a reinforcement �� j-a.Buta!-. lions and 10 S'quadrans irom Prince Vattdemom, after - > which he was to match againft Prince Eueer.e, who ii encamped near the little River Zero aboai Zuzom, , ' , and feems refolved to venture a Batre!,notwithftand-ing the inequality of his Forces. That Piince ha�\ entirely raifed the Blockade � of Mantua, but has . Jeftfeveral Barallipns in Psorgoforte for ft curing that important poll,' asd Prince Vand'emmu is marched .  chat way.^nd railes ffatteries to deftroy their Bridge. ' ; Prince Zugene havordered another Bridge to be laid-1- ~> over tfie Po between Revere 3tid Oftiglia, which make! fbme peop/e'belie*e t'jac he dedans to paG the Secchia, and poft hirrilelf at Quifleilo, winch i\ a Poft of a difficult accefs The Ambaif4dor of Venice ha-ving received an Expvefs frcm the Senate, had an -audiehee of the King, wherein he has made gresc . ) complaints againft the Chevalier de Foarbin, but his-,. . -Majefty, approved-the conduft of that Commander^ w. j and made him ftch an anfwerthat the Arnba^ador appeared very mach diflatis^ed. .They write from Venice that the Mob. is ia- indenfed againft us, that.^-a-the French fettled chefe are in great.fears ofbe>i[ 1. ing plundred ,as � reprizal of the Hoflilities comtEir-ted by oor Frigots. We have r\o manner of news of- ,, " the Confederate Fleet, and the laft Letters from i Sfain and Portugal mike no mention of their appear* : >]A ing upon their Coafts, which is wondered at; The - - f* King has granted a Neutrality to the Duke of Xor-.,.' Jl rain, the Irtypertal Court having promifed the like. . k f Hague, Auguft 15.The Confederate Army under"1-the Command-of the fiarl of Marleborough being -,\ joined by the detachment that was mjdefor the Sei^e of PCTi.'o,decamped froni dchil on the aid about 5 of the clock in tjne morning, and incamped the fame day aboatPw^and the 23d continue their mitch towards the Denser and the Maefe. The Fr. Army hearing of their march, broke up the fame day from the Neighbourhood or Ejndhsven, and returned to Luyk Gbefttl toobferve the Earl of Marleborotigb, who being informed that the infolent behaviour of the Souldiers hadcaufed a fcarcity of Piovifions" in the Camp, the Country people fearing to be plundered, Has publiflied fevere. Orders, forbidding thofo . practices, and ordering the Provoft of the Army to ' hang all Souldiers that {ball be found further-than a mile from the Camp, or that fhall offer to plunder any HoiJfe. The Baron deHeyden has acquainted his Lprdfliipthat he is arrived ar Kempen with the Pmjjian and other Troops under his Com-nand,and that he has taken tht^idh ofiVacbtenJvnck, and jihe Fort of Hempen, wherein the French had 60 , men ano 3 Captains, who are made Pr'tfbners of War.-. fAonCKMsQeldetmafltn is arrived here to give-an account of the poilure of affairs, arid is* to return' to the1: Army. The Siege of Vetlt h ;f at off fot fome days. They ^1 ire from Afitta*, that � Body of Mu(if�itet march ttrwitdi^okmhaufen te uafs rhe Duindj.^ -.aiuLcoroe into-CwWrfw^-wb'r^h alarms xha~$*edis~ifk  ^'*, imdm ;