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Post Man (Newspaper) - February 10, 1802, London, Middlesex And the Hiftoricai Account, &c. from XtieC&ap February ,10, to XftUtCaap February %%, 17 pa, fT/H ER EA$ a Newt Pajir came out Tuefday wors-yy mg, intituled, The New Poll M�n, an Hilton-cal Account, &c. with the Cuts of a Poft Boy knd a Skip, in rmmttntw - of ths Poft M*n- This is to Mre all Perfotttvho uji to buy this Pope*, to tah care int. to be impojedupon, by tbflikenefs of the M-w Title of that �aper.,ani tt take notice that the Poft Man it find vatPrinted fact the beginning by Francis Leach, m EliiotV Court' in the Lictle OldBaily, and by no body elfc- From the Head Quarters of the Imperial Army at Luzara near Suaftala, February 3. N the'17th paft, Prince Eugene Ordered fbme Tropps to hold theraielves in *. readinefs to march, and the General. Officers -vere fummoned to attend the next day in this place, wfiere a great Council of War was field, after which Prinze VituU-mm: retnrned to his quarters in thcPsm/tan^ndCoaat Guid* Starembtrg fet out for Ujliano on th* QgUo,tO draw together in that place the number of Troops agreed up,on; in the Council of War. Prince Ev^neof Savoy fet but the nexj day, and lay that night atMwttignano with Prince Cmmrtj. The 30th he1 advanced to Rendondelfu, and the 3'tft at night he met again Prince Qommercy in a ruined Houfe within .a Jh6� mile of ij0Kf> which. was tht" general Rendezvous of the feveral detachments that were .made for the execution oi their defigns, and his orders were fo punctually executed, that all the Troops met taste1 at the time appointed, by the great care of Count starembtrg and other chief Officers. The Generals had there a wort Conference, after which the Troops began to pafs theOg/ro, over a Bridge at UJiiant about *i of the Clock in the night, in the following order, directing their march to Cremona, with very good Guides. The Second Lieutenant of the Greaadeers of the Regiment of Foot of Gefchvind with iy Grena-deers had the Van, being rfollewed by the Major of the fame Regiment with 2O0 Men. Thirfirft detachment was followed by Count Majfari, Major of the Regiment of Foot of terrain, with Sao Men of that Regiment, and iot> of that of Bagni. The third detachment, confiftfrig of the1 like number of Officers and Sou IdjW of the Regiment of Utrberfiein, and too Men of that of Gejchwind, followed the former, under the Command of Count Kaftan Lieu* tenant Col lonel ro General ffirhrjlein. Lieutenant Collonel Sthitzer with the Company otrGr�nad�ers of Bagniof 100 Men.ioo more ofhis ownRegiment,and aoo detached of Htrherjiem and B*gms, ComaanJ* ed the fourth derachmenr, and was foijontedby rhe Sieuriofo', Captain in the Artillery with his Firzi-leers. The reft of the Wan try, cbniliring bf iiao Men, wm divided into feveral detachments, and followed the former. The Horfs marched in this onkr. Count Mercy Lieutenant Collonel. of the Regiment otHorfe or Lorrain Commanded the Van, with'4 Captains, 5 Lieutenants, 4 -Cornetr, f Qharter-Maftets, i4 Corporals, ar*l t35 Troopers, being followed by Baron tritbefg Lieutenant Collonel oTthe Regiment of Tatf, with 315 Trospers, their Ulnars, the Kettle D.ums, and 6 Standards of the lame .Regiment. The Sieur Dtthaux Major of the Regiment of Urrah: Commanded the third detachment , with the like number of Oncers, Troopetf, KCtrle Drumsand Standards. The Sieur Dufrt Lieutenant Collonel of fiswburgh bro�*ht up_ (hjr fourth-detschmenr, and Paul DidcS. the Rear' w'itri1 his Hu(I�(v Thefe Troops marched In very good cr-oer, bur th? Roads Was fo b�d th� it v?as -breafe 't>* day when the 1aft TrOops arrived M their Rende2vons within a ftort mile.of Cremona, being about 14 miles from Vfiiano. PriftA Sngene, Prince Conrmtrcy, and CovniSttrsfuforg arrived there between one and two oj the Clock, and got into a iitrieHdufe r! fome o:her French SouTdierj; who came to their aCffonce, Count Mtffari with, the fecond derachmenr marched by the lame* way, and Counr Kaftein with the third followed .therrJ, and, polled his Men af adv'antageoufly as he could, but was-'jiotable to fihdout.the Houfe of^thi'Lieutenant., Gbveindur to get the of the Cir^ pi, he was ordered. In the mean time the figna^'.']agje�!d upon being given-, Count Mercy got into tiii place', and! went directly to the Gate of the Pejas he was ordered. to do, in- drder to fecure that Poft, and fend out a detachment to d/ive out the Enemy from a Fort; they badbuiUofj the other fids of the Pi, forfecu* ring the Bridge they had laid on that River, that Prince Vandemoat, who was marched that way with 3000 men by Fuirenzuola might come to our aflz/lance ; but Lieutenant Collonel Scbetzer, who with the +th DetacBfti.enr of Foot, was ordered ro fupport Count Merti, could not come before the Irifh Troops^ who had t,be Guard of the-Gare of the Po, got together,, and obligedCount Mercy to retire.The reft of theHorfe' marched into the place, and poffeffed themfelves of feveral Pofts ; except Lieutenant Coll.' Dttpre, with fome Squadrons of Nsvbtifg, and Paul Diack with.his Htiffart, who were pofted without rh&'Ciry near a Bsidge, to prevent any Troops coming to. the affift-ance of the Gattifon, arid fall on thole that would make their efcape out of rhe Town- In rhe mean time the French getting together near the Cardie and the Gate of the Pp.and barricadoing the chief Streets^ to" hinder the Cuiraffiers from falling upon their Foot, thelra begun a moft terrible Fight, which laft-. ed from break of day till j in thtf evenirig', when Pfltice Eugene feeing that the Enemy had burnt down iheif Bridge, and that Prince Vandimntcould not ge* Boats enotigh td fend over rhe Foot, |which vtas under his Cdmmands thought fit ro retire; which he ditfin very good ^der^ rhe-Horfe raarchmg-firftand the infantry fofto^yxng, .under the Command of Count i>tarcmbe~Tg. Prince Eugene made a Halt about a milevjfrpm- the,-plaic/,lltiU all' his Troops had joyned Jiim,and then naffpffli faPftiant- by the fame-^u-ay we came. VVe Jail a^om 30,0 men, and foms brave OfncerS) hiiu doancLetnaig^n. who in the beginning of jthiS,V!?att quitted thefer^ice of Spain, rhe Baron di �ftityit&f. Lieutenant Cojlonel of rh^ Regiment of Ti�jfj'Delides fbnie..Captains. Count tfsrei, was, as *trs feared,'mortally'wounded, and left in the Town, Count Kitjifin was Jikewifa wounded,- and Count Dticbkifiein, V.nh AtarfhjiUhad his Legs (here off by a Gannon Ball, as he Was fending fo:ne Foot from ths .. other-fide of thePoro oxtf ffRJance. Oiir Spies amf a Trumpeter-fe�t xotrlfiitnfr. tepbrr, fliar rM Enerr.v had ijooot iooo killed,beliJes a C'eat many.woui;..-sd /aiid 'we sat:?ei> iff. with tn,-hfeSdt�S iSe Marefcffj'. ;