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Post Man (Newspaper) - February 7, 1802, London, Middlesex And the Hiflorical Atcourit, &c: From ^aturftay? February 7, to %wtop February i o, *7qa. Vienna, February :. TKe Popes Nuncio has made fome overtures -fur bringing rat. Spunjjb Succellion to an accommodation ; but receiveda very cold ;mfr crfrom che F.mperor, who his declared that he will hearken to no lach thing. Tis confirmed, tlvit the Negotiation between tnis Court and the Eledor ef Bav-ria is in a gic.t for-wardntls, and Count Frei/in&en his thief Mintfter is arrived to eon-elude the fame. A great fumm of Money is remitted to l'rince. t.u(_sne, and we hear that ieveral Regiments are on their marcU to reinfoice hirn. Hamburg, February 10. They' write from Warjavo, that the Dyec has chofen the Referendary of the.Crown for their Mardchal or Speaker, and have fent 6 Grandees as Deputies to rhe King of Sweden,. to bring the dirferences between that Prince, and feij Pdijb Majefty to a friendly determination. In the mean rime the Stptdts advance into Lithuania, where chey have already 20000 men. The King of Prnffla is reinforcing his Troops on the Frontiers of Courlmid, and the King of Denmarkji making new Levies. They confirm from Dantzickj the .Treaty between the Emperor and tlw King of Ptlaud, whereby the. latter fends 8000 men to the affUtacce of his Imperial Maje-fty. Paris, February 15. The King has received feve-ral ExpreiTes from Cremona fioce our_ former, which confirm in the main the firft account brought by the Sieur Mskoni ; but fome make the lof>; of the Enemy and ours too more considerable. Some Letters from tfiUn fpeak of 4000 men; but this is contradi&ed by Letters from Crewna, and fure the Count de Revel, who commanded our Troops in the A&ion, is bet' ter able to give us an account of it, than the old Prince of Vwiemont, who muft take it from the fe-cond hand ; and fome private Letcers fay, that rhe Germans loft not above nine hundred men. The Irijb Troops in our fervice behaved themfelves to admiration, and the King has publickly owned, that the preservation of Crimm� was chiefly owing to their vigorous refinance, when rhe Germans undertook to feize the Gate leading to the Pa. We cold you in our former, that Count Revel was honoured with the Order of rhe Holy Ghoir; and we are told fince, that the Marquefs of Pleffu Pralin is advanced to the dignity of'Lieutenant General, Monfleur Daramcs to Major General, and Monfieur Fiwarwz Collonel of Drageons, is made Brigadeer of the Kings Forces. Several other Officers are likewife rewarded according^ heir rank and quality, and theSieur Mahmi has a Brief of Col* lonel, a Pennon ofiooo Livres and looo Lewis d*Or for the charge of his Journey. The King told , the Duke of Villeroy, Son to the Marefchal, that he waslbrryforthe misfortune of his father ; but that the lame might happen to every body elfe> Ai! the Officers belongingfo the Forces in Italy, ate order-id to follow rhe Duke of Vmdome, who, as 'tis faid, is ordered to endeavour if poffible to infult the Quar* ters of the Germans, as loon as he has received the reinforcements that are imkarked at Thoulon. Letters from Madrid of rhe ud pad confirm the account *ve had from Barfylws, mentioned in fame of our former ; that the difference* between the King of Spain and the States of Catalonia are adjufted, that they have granted a free gift of one Million of pieces of Eight, to be paid in 10 years, and that the Citv of BJrcehn* his printed that Piince with Joooo Rix Dollars. Thry bring alfo an account of the ceremonies obferved when that Prince received the Oath of his Subject, and fwore to the oblervarion of their Privi'eJges; but ir is the fame account as we have already given you. : They have no manner of news of th.i Galleons ; buttell us, rhar Count C hate Mr e-naud is lailed from che Wefiern Iilands to che Ha* Vina. Hague, February 14. Tnis morning Ctfint Goes Envoy extraordinary of :'m Eirtj-rar, fee*iv�d> a� ' Exprefs from Prince Eugene of Savoy with advice* that his Highnefs made on the jorh pair an artempc upon Crcmona^ot into the place, and carried away tii� Marefdial o^Pdkroy, with fevera'l other Officers of note. That Exprel's having been difpatched immediately after rhat Aftion, could not bring a particular account of it, but we are told in. fubfrancej Thar Prince lagtne being informed that they were repairing an AqueVuft and fome~ other Wo'ks Mz Cremona, and rhat it woHld be very eafie to conduct, fome Men thereby into the Town, that Prmc^' mdrched with a detachment , Commanded by brave Officers,were ordered to follow a Prieft, who offered toferve them as a Guide, and this detachment was followed by another, ur.; bo*h got into the Town without any oppolition.nn immediately to one of the Gates, put the Guard* to the Sword, and opened the fam� to the Ts:~-?s that were without, who rufhed in with all imaginable diligence, andas roach order as the irig'.t, and the nature of that fervice could.peimit. Conn: Merc}, who Commanded the Van, poffefled h/cri-l'." of the Great Market-place,, and,feyeral other Ports in that City, putting to the Swoid all ihe French they*met with. The Marefchal of VtUerij being a-wakened, got immediately a Horfeback. but war taken Prifoner by the Germaat,who beat the French from the Town to the Ramparts ; but/ as foorias it was day, the French got together, then begun a bloody Fight, which lafted tilt it began to grow darkiln, when Prince����J�feeing that.Prince Vauit: mmt was not able to joy n him,the Enemy having cut' down their Bridge over the Po, and that he had not Troops enough to keep fo large'a Town, and that betides, his Men had quite fpent their Ammunition in fo long a Fight,thought fir to retire.which he did in very good ordsr.cariytng off400 01 5ooPnfbners, amongft whom are 8oOfficers,ii of them ofnotejbe-fides theMarefchal of Pilleroj.The Marquis afCrenan waslikewjfe taken,but being wounded was* left upon his.Patoll. They carried away 4 or 506 Horfes, moft. laden with a rich Booty, and the Enemy being very much fatigued, did noc offisr 10 f;ll on the Rear of rhe Germans, who returned to their quarters," from whence a detachment was made to conuuS: the Marelchal of fillero) Prifoner into Germany. 'Tis computed that the Germans loft �) or 400 M*n and. fonts Pnfoners, who being plundring were left in the Town, but the lofsof the Enemy is computed about 10O0 Men, rpr they !oft a great many before they could get in any number to" make Head againiT:. the Qemmi. The chief Officers of the Germans that were kill�d, a rr made ufecf, 7k8 ;