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Post Man (Newspaper) - December 30, 1801, London, Middlesex Numb. 917 And die Hiftorical Account, &c. From Xttrfbap December 30, to Cgutfoap January 1, ijpjf Row, December 17. THis Court has been for fome time taken ap with the examination of complaints exhibited againft the Jeluits, by the Miflionaries of China, and as a narrow inquiry into that Affair would ex-pole (be Reputation of the Church, and convince the World chat the numerous Converfions our Mii&onaries boaft of in the Eaft are butChimera's,rhe Pope has appointed a Cardinal * Latere to go into thok parts with a full power to examine thofe differences, and adjuft them as he (hall think moll expedient for the honour of the Holy Chjirch. The Legafs of Bolmta and Ferrara fend frequejif Exprefles to the Pope, wirh advice that the Germans have puffed the Po, and taken polfeffion of the Principality of 'Guajiala, and ihih they are informed that mod of their Farces and the reinforcement they expect from Germany are to quarter in the Maetuan, Miratidola and the Durchy of Modena, which borden'ng upon the Ecclefiaftical State, they delire new inftru&ions how to behave themfelves, in cafe their Parties make any incurlion/ thereinto, or that they offer to quarter any Troops oa the Frontiers of Ferrareze. The Minifter of State has hadfomeConferences on that fubjett with the Imperial Ambaflador, who has returned him a general anfwer,t��.that his Holineis may aflure him-felf.that his ImperialMajefty has a great refpect. for the Church, and that he will not fuffer his Troops to march into the Eccleliaftical State r unlefs he is obliged to it by an unavoidable necefllty, which was not likely to happen, feeing the French were retired behind the Qglio. Our laftLect&rs from Naples confirm that the Duke of Medina Cell is recalled, to the great famfa&ion of the Nobility, who could not bear any longer with his haughty and cruel temper. Cardinal delGuidki has notified the famet* the Pope, and that his Carholick Majefty having appointed the Duke of Efcakna Viceroy of Naples, he was ordered , to repair to Ueffi�a, to have the direction of the Affairs of Siciljy till his Majefty had named a fucceflbr to. the Duke of Efcalona. 'Tis faid that the Duke o t Medina Cth has orders to caufe the Sentence pHblifhed againft the Nobkmen concerned in the late infur-rection, to be pur in execution before his departure, char the new Viceroy may not render himfelf odious to the people, and be neceilitated to begin his Government with any A�ts of feveriry.The Marquefs del Vajh continues in this place, being refolded nor to go to Naples, but as he. has rtotice that his E-nemies delign to feizj him if they can, he is fo well attended when be goes abroad, that'tis thought the Spaniards will Uardly meddle with him. /row the Head Quarters of Prince Eugene of Savoy of Borgo Fort*�s :be Mancuan , Decern. 17. Upon advice that the French had palled the Po at Carat Mag-{/we, and advanced into the Parmefan as far as the River Ltnza, i>ut falls into the Po at Benelto, on which they, were l-tylng Bridges,Prince�tf?tse detached on the I3"h ihs Regiments of Storeiiberg, Daun, Sovtf and Vaudcrrun:, \v.ip hiving palled the Po o^cr our flying Bridge, mirched into Guajiala, Lutcots, Gtnzagu* and ibnae orrur places. In the mean time our men were fjrepitiiig another Bridg* at St Nicelo on the Po below tliii place, and on the I yth feveral Batallions, an: fome Regiments of Dragoons were fenc over thai River, and Prince Eugene at'Savoy, with Count Gut do Stiwinbtv^ and fome other Generals, wentte Guajiala, Gwwgua mi Luzara to view the | 1 llcU rij'r- ;. .. cond ifion of thofe places, and give the neetfSr;jjr.0r-ders for the fecurity of the Troops Poftedihereini This day his Higbnefs returned to this place* where he had a Conference with Prince Ctmmerey,who>'Ctmo from Govtntoh on the Mmcio, about the-Winter quarters of the Troops potted between that place in&Ofliglia. One of our Parties which was tent towards the Lenza to get intelligence of the Enemy* reported that a Body of 10 or 11000 French wer� advanced to the Banks of that River, but that upon advice of our having Garrifoned Guaflata, they retired, and broke the Bridges they had laid over the Lenza'Tis thought our Troops will now enjoy fome repole, after the moll fatiguing Campaign,tbac,ever was, and our quarters are not like to be dinurbed by theFrench,feeing they are covered by thePo from G*�-jftala to Borgofvrte; by the Qglio f.-om thence to Caneft and by the River Chief* from Qaneto to Cajliglione,aad as Mantua and Goito are iiirrounded by our Troops, we fear no manner of difturbance from the Eneray for our Convoys from Tirol. Venice, December 23. Our Lerters from Mantua tell us, that the Germans are preparing to march into their Winter quarters, and that they have fecHred Guajiala, having by a fpeedy march prevented the French, who had Tent a Body as far as the River Lenz�, to feize that place. The Duke of Mantua is very much afraid of a Bombardment, and Count Theffi, who commands in that place, takes al] pofli-ble precautions to provide himfelf againft the defigns of thfr Germans, and likewise againft the Inhabitants, Vho are very loth to venture the Burning of their Houfo, in a quarrel wherein they are not concerned. There is a difcourfr, that the Durchefs of Mantua intends to pafs the Carnival in this place. Vienna, December 14. The Emperor being informed, that the Elector of Bavaria has ordered a train of Artillery to be got ready, and that his Troops are to hold themlelves in a readinefs to take the Field by the fit ft of May, feveral Regiments are ordered to march wirh all fpeed from Hungary for Bohemia, and we hear his Imperial Majefty takes 6009 Saxms into his fervice, which are to be feat as Recruits to the Imperial Troops in Italy. The Treaty is concluded at 3o.Rixdollars per man, which is cheap enough, conlidering that rhofe men are already dip ciplined. This Court holds frequent Councils about the affairs of Italy, and the Noblemen who are retired hither from Naples, prefllng the Emperor to tend a Body of Troops into that Kingdom, alluring him that the whole Nation willdeclare for him, 'tis faid the Imperial Council is taking meafures for effecting the fame, and in the mean time the Landgrave George of Darmjlat makes all the intereft he can to obtain the Command of the .Body that fhall be fent thither. The Emperor is fo much diffarisned with the conduct of the Electors of Bavaria and Cologn, that his Majefty refolves to proceed againft them with all the rigour that the Laws of the Empire will permit- Bagut, January 6. Letters from Majlricht fay, that a new Con-fpiracy was difcovered there, for befrajfing that important place to the French, who had fait out a great: detachment of theGarrifon of Liege, and fome places in Brabant to ma;ch into Maejiricht. The Confpirators were to fct the Town en fire in (cvcrjl places, and during the confulion, to fdze one of the Gates, and open it to the French, who upon a certain fignal were to advance with all po ffible fpeed. This was to be executed the laft day of December, but' the Governor having fome intimation of it, ciufcd 1300 men to Patroll all the night, belidesthe ufual Guards, and the iftinftanc the whole Garrifbn were drawn up in Atma. The Governor puhiiflied then a Hr.catrt, pro-mifing 1000 Florins rewrd, to whomibever fliould diicover the Con-fpiracy, and a Pardon far the firft difcoverer, if he was actually engaged therein, and we hear chat 2 j.Perfbnsare ftized. and an exaA ?.<�j9Dt tJigr^fii KmfraiKsJ. to theSaoes. Letsen from Rifj of the ;