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Post Man (Newspaper) - January 7, 1801, London, Middlesex And the Hiftorical Account, &c. FromXueCfca?January 7, to %t#\tZ&Uf January 9,17.0.1.. y;7j�, December 29. COunt Colmonero is daily expected from France, where he was fent to regulate the march of che French Troo^j, which are to come into this Dutchy. In the mean time the trench King has acquainted our Governour, that thofe Troops are on their march, and that he has 40000 men more upon the Frontiers ready to march to our alliitance, in cafe of need. We expect likewife fome Troops from Catalonia, and they raife recruits in the Kingdom of Naples, for compiea ting the Regiments of that Nation, that are in our fervice. They repair the Fortifications of our Frontiers, and make great Maga-zirres, for the fubfiftance of the Troops. The Go-vernours of the Venetian places irj Terra Fir in j ari providing themfelves with all neceffaties to put themfelves in a good pofrure of defence ; bur whether that Republick will declare againftthe Emperor, or fraud Neuter in this quarrel, 'tis yet very uncertain, and is not like to be known, till the Court oi Rome have declared their mind. Our laft advices from thence fay, that there are fome Propofals cn foot, for giving fome fatisfacti'on to the Emperor, and prevent thereby a fatal War in Italy. Ratisbmni; December 31. We have advice from Vienna, mat the Emperor, or elfe the King of the Ramans, are to come hither next Spring, in order to hu.d a General Dyetof the Empire, in order to fe'ad-vile about the mod proper means for. redreffing the Grievances complained of in Civil and Eccledaftical Matters, and to lay before them the Invafion cf the Prerogatives of the Empire, by the Will of the late King ut'Spain-, who has diipoied of thofe Fiefs which are devolved to the Imperial Crown by default of Male Iffue in the Spanish Branch of the Houfe of Au-ftria. What tefolutions will be taken therein, time alone tvill cifcover, but Germany is fo much divided upon account of the Nin;h Electorate, and by the cunning Intrigues of the Court af Rome, who have put al] Popiih Princes upon perfecuting their ProteQant Subjects, contrary to the Laws of God and Men, that the Empire fcems uncapable of an unanimous resolution. The Deputies of the Prote-ftant Princes have fent to the Imperial Court, their anfwer to the pretended juitification of the Elector Palatine for the perftcurion of his Subjects, wherein they deiire his Imperial Ma/elty to put a ftop to thofe Inhumanities and Infractions, declaring, that they cannot but take a further delay in this affair as a denial of Juftice( and that they (hall be compelled, tho againft their will, to have recourfe to the Guarantees of the Treaty of Munfter, and take fuch other meafures as they foall think fir. The Sieur de Chamois, Envoy of the French King, incourages very much the Proteftants, and declares that his Mafter will be ready to aflift them, and that they need not fear his partiality for his Religion; Vienna, January 1. Prince Levin of Baden is expected here next week* and they have fitted up in Apartment for hirn. The private differences between that Prince and our Court are adjufted,and his Higbnefs is co receive a full fatisfactiori in his juft demands. They are hard at work in our Arfenal, For preparing the Train of Artillery defigned for the ufe of oar Army in Italy, tad they prepare another at Pi-ague, for the fervice of the Imperial Troops n� the Rhine. The Deputies of the Circles of bwabi* and Frauconia have frequent conferences with our Minifters, and all pombie endeavours are ufed ro psrfwade them, that the Neutrality they have pro-pofed in cafe the SpanijhSucceffion occalions a War between the Emperor and France, cannot bur be latal to the Empire, and that the Union between that Crown and Spain, is the only fair opportunity that could ever happen for regaining what the/h? .e loft, if they will open their eyes to t.heir 'nhireft; becaufit the Spanijh Dominions be'ng feparate and unable to to defend themfelves, France tnujh exhault ilfelf in the defence of'em, and leave thaii own Country open to rbeir Neighbours, if they have prelerved any fenfe of the many provocations, they have received from that ambitious Crown. Our Envoy to the Cantons of S-alfferland, has lent an Ex-prefs to inform this Court ofrhe fuccefs of his Negotiation in that Country, and they are not without hopes that the Grifons will grant paffage f� our Troops. Dantzick, January 6. Our Jaft Letters from War-Jaw tell us, that the news of the defeat of the MuJ'~ coxites before Nerva, has.caufed a great con/iernarion among the Kings party, and a gTeat joy to rhe Grandees, that have all along declared againft the King of Polands invading Livonia. His Polijh Majefty was at the Country Seat of the CarHinal Primate, when he received that unwelcom advice, which obliged' him to return the next day to Warfaw. We hear from Mietatt, that rhe Governours of Dmia-munder Schans and Kokenhaufen have fignified to D'jke Ferdinand of Curtand, that fince the news of the Victory of the Swedes is arrived at Riga, the Governour makes fome preparations, as he intended to attack thofe Forts, and that they expect the King of Swedtn in thofe parts with moft of Shis Army. Duke Ferdinand has fent feveral ExprefTes to the King, to acquaint him with thefe advices, and in the mean time the Saxon Troops are ordered to hold rhemfclrtit in a readinefs to match, and to redouble their care fot the fecurity of their quarters. The troubles in Lithuania encreafe every day, and the Nobility be* ing informed that his Po/ijb Majefty had conferred the Dignity of Mailer of the Hone of that great Dutchy on a Gentleman of the Name < f Sapieha, they are refolved to difpofe of the great Offices of their own Authority, and iiave mad? ; oung Prince Wi\novislu Great Marfhal, and OglmU Under Marfiial of Lithuania, and have given the o.:Lei guat Places to their chief Leaders. The King oc Poland had-refolved to fend fome ofhis Own Trooys agjinft thenl, but he has altered his refoliition, being ccn-vinced that his Mediation will prove mote effectual t'.''n his Forces, to compofe thofe troubles, � hich in all probability will prevent the meeting of a General Dyet- Great preparations are making at C�-ningsbergiot the Coronation or the King of Prujjia, which is fixed to the iSthinftant. That Prince went by this place fome days ago, and arrived at Covings-berg on the 39th pair. They write from Berlin, that the Sieur det Alleurr, Envoy of the French King