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Post Man (Newspaper) - February 22, 1801, London, Middlesex Numb. 875 G G G %ty ^oft pan, And the Hiftorical Account, &c. From �>attttD&? February 22, to 3�uefclap February 25,,'170-1. lowin Madrid, February lo. N the lit inftant the Regents waited oa the Queen, to take their leave of her Majeity. and wiihbers good journey. That Princefs fet out the next day for Toledo, where ihe arrived the day fol-went to the Archiepiicopal Palace, wherein fhe is to continue till the Royal Palace is fir-ted up. Several Grandees attended rhc Queen as far as Ulcfcas. On Saturday jaft Don Balthafarde Mer.doza, Groat Inquiliror of Spain, and one of the Regenrs appointed by the ia:e King, fet out for his Bifho;jr*ck of Segovia, where he is ordered to retire by an txpiels command of the King, for having a�red contrary to his Ma jetties Inrerefts, in favour of the Houie of Ma-Jlria. They tell us, that upon the Kings arrival, a-brjve twenty Grandee.', are to he Exiled to their Country Seats, upon the lime account as the Great Inqui-li cor. Count Palma , Nephew to Cardinal Portocarrero, which the King has made Viceroy of Catalonia, in the room of the Prince of Hep Darmfiat, fct out on the 39 paft For Barcelona, to take poffeffion of his new Dignity, but he is like to meet with great difficulties, beCaufe that Principality pretends tohave the fole direction and government of their affairs, till his Majefty has taken an Oath to keep and mamrain their pri-viledge^. Upon advice that the King arrived at Bitr-gm on the 6th intrant, the Cardinal;Primate went on Saturday for It a, to' meet his Majeity, and the other Regents will rc.eet him no further than Jlcala d1 Henares, and the Minilters of State, and fome Gran-lites/ar Gaadghxara. 'T-is confirmed thac his Majefry has ordered that the effects brought on board of the Flotilla, {hall be unladen and delivered to the owners without any Indulto or Prefent tahim, which caufes a great joy to all Merchants. They write from Barcelona, that the Troops deftgned for the MiUnefe were to embark there as on the 20th pail. The Duke of Aibuquirqut , General of the' Coafr of j^ndalujia, having cauled the Bay of Gibraltar to be exactly founded, and viewed with two French Ingineers, what Forts are to be made far iecuring the fame, has fenta Plan thereof to the Regency, and we hear they will in a fhort time begin to work on the Fortifications of that place, by means whereof we hope to Command the mouth of cive Meditarranean. Vienna, February 16. Our preparations go on with all imaginable fuccefs, and 6ur Trooos move from all parts towards the Frontiers of Tyrol, and the Rhine. The Emperor has refolved to fend 37000 men into Italy, whereas they thought at firftthat 30000 would be lufficient. The Commiflionefs of Provisions have been lo diligent iii providing our Magazines in the Tyrol, that they have now aliured-his Imperial Majefty that they have Provilions enough for his Army for fix months together. Some Regiments have been commanded for the Ri?iwe,for reinforcing the Ganifons of Brljfack, Friburg and Philipsburg, and as focn as we have an account of the refolutions of the States of the Circle of Swabia, which ate aflembled at Ulm, the reft of the Troojw; deligned for the Rhine will march that way. Several Princes of. the Empire are railing men for the fervice of the Empercr. The Cardinal de Lemberg'is arrived herefrom Italy, and is to let out in few days for Ratisbonne. Count Otsiiiguen is like-wife ordered for Swabia, upon fome important ne, gociations. Cohnivgsberg, February 18. Count Wallenrod Envoy Extraordlrfry of our King to the Court at Pf>laitd,:: is ' daily expected UomWarjato^ whither hew^as fent fome few days after the Coronation of BisMajefty. to nofcifie the fame. The King of P�/Wiaflembled ther Senate,, which being fatisfied that the title of King taken by his Pruflhn Majeity did no manner of prejudice to.Pjj-land, our Envoy was admitted to the audience of tus . Pulfjh Majeity, with all the Honours- due to Crowned Heads. That Prince has appointed the Sieur Towian-ski Great Cup-bearer to the Crown, and a. near Relati-.. on to the Cardinal Primate his Envoy Extraordinary to this Court, to congratulate his Majefty upon ibis new dignity. That Gentleman 3niv'd here thisejen-ing, and is to. have his publick audience in ipaie days. An Exprefs is arriv'd here from Vienna, with advice that the Baron Banholdi our Envoy ,to that Court, has had publick Audience of their Imperial, Majefties, and the King of the Rtmans, withalLthe Honours paid to Minilters of Crowned Heads ; and that fhe Emperor has appointed Count Baar his Chamberlain to congratulate our Court. We hear from. Warjav, that the King of Poland is fet out for Lithuania for endeavouring to appeafe the commotions in thac Country, which feem to grow worfe and worfe. They write from Riga, that the King of Sweden feeing thac the Muscovites 'intrenched about Plefcow, were retired further into their own Country , has put his Army into winter quartets, which they wanted extremely, by reafon of their great fatigues during their late Campaign, which has lafted nine months together. The appearance of a fudden Peace between Sweden znd Poland, feems to vanifh, which is looked upon as the effect of the Money France is to fupply his PoUfh Majefty with. Orders are fent from hence for icooo men of our Troops to march towards Clews, and to halren the new levies, that we may be in a readinefs to aliifl: the Emperor.and the States of Holland, and defend our own Country. Brujfels, Febr. 18. The laft body of French Troops defigned ro keep Garrifon in our Towns will arrive to morrow, but they are not to be fo numerous as it was at firfr reported. This day the Ele&or of Bavaria, went on Horfeb*ck to view 4 Squadrons of French. Carabineers, which are pa,rt of our. Garrifon. On Friday lalt the Dutch Batallions, Which were in Mont, marched outfortheir own Country, and we hear thoie in Namur will begin their march'to morrow or the next day ; but thofe'in Luxemburg, will be the Jaft. They write from Mons, that when the Dutch weie drawn up to quit the place, the French beat their Drums for SoldieTS, and invited the Dutch to lilt them-felves in rheir fervice, offering them a good deal of Money, whereby the Dutch Regiments are lb weak-ned, that 4 Batallions do not make up one. Their Officers complained of the proceedings of the French as of a bafeand pitiful Trick , and the Spanifb Generals refented it, and excufed the fame , becaufe .-they could'not help it. Quarter Maltet General Vcrboom is fuddenly expected back from Gdderland, whether he was fent with Monfieur de Labadie , Lieutenant General of the French Troops , to view the Fortifications of our Frontiers on that fide. Hague, March 1. fhe States continue ro prepare themfelves both by Sea'and Land, in cafe things come to an open rupture with Frame. The 2oooamen the Hcufe of Lunenburg is ro fend to our adiftance are on their march, and Jikewife thofe of Brandenburg . They calk ;