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Post Man (Newspaper) - July 28, 1802, London, Middlesex Numb* 9517 Z Z Z And the Hiftorical Account, &c. From XaefiMf July 28, to lEtjUtfDap July 20, 1702. Leghorn, July 14. N Monday laft the French Fleet, confining of 1 j Men of War with 6 GaJlies, went bv this place for Naples, and are ro be followed by 6 other Gallies, which ate daily expected in this Harbour. They have f�nt z Courtiers afhore, with Letters for Naples, and for the Kiag of Spain and Pi-ice. The laft Letters from Naples fay, that the Par-zms of che Emperor are hatching another Confpi-r:cy, but as there is no Infurre&ion as yet, and that 'tis likely there will be none, till the Emperor is in a condition to find fome Forces to their af-fiftance, the fending of the Grand Admiral of France into thofe parts gives birth to- a world of fpeculati-ti5; aad perhaps i: is not without reafon that the^ Vsnttiant are fo apprehenfive of the defigns of the French Court ; for there W3S no need of fending n Admiral with a Fleet againfr one fingle Ship :iar cruizss in the jidHatick Sea with the Emperors Coniinijlion. By a Ship from Twits of the J7th part e have the confirmation of the Revolution hap-ened in that Government by the Aflaflination of Amurath Bey, and the Murth'er of all his Family, by Ibrahim, Agaor Commander of the Turkifli Spahi's, that were in his pay, who has feized the Government, which is thereby returned into the hands of the Turks. The new Bey gives great hopes of his good administration, tho he has begun the lime with thefa violent a�Hons. From the Imperial Camp at Montanera, July 17. Prince Eugene having the confirmation of the march of the Duke of Vandvme towards Caz*l Maggiore, to pafs the Po in that place, and that he had left 15000 French mm and all the Spanijh Troisps in the Retrenchments of Rivulta, his Highnefs went the 12th to Borgoforte, and ordered ' a new Intrenchment to be aft up, and 6000 men were employed in that fer-vice. The next day the Marquis yifcotiti was detached with 4 Regiments of Cuiraffiers to reinforce he Troops ported about the River Lcnza, where' e arriveti che 14th. Prince Eugene fet out the next morning for Bcrzclio, and having given the necefTa-y directions for the, fecurity of th:t place, and de* fending the pailes of the River ins* > returned on the 16th very early to this plice. This day we had dvice, that p.irt �f the French Troops have parted the Po st Crmotia ; sad rhersupon cders were fent theVhrquisfi/��fi to fend freq i.jnt?arties iato the aimefan, in order ro have early intelligence of their larch. Some Dsferters of che F.cnch Army come verto uj, report, th.-.tthey talk varioufly in their Cj;np of the defigns of the Duke of Anjou, fome fay-ng that the Siage of Berz:!Io was refoived upon, and c.hers, that he defigns to attack our Bridge at rgofiqe, and endeavour co art�sk our Army on* thar/ifde, while the old Prince of Vaudevmt does the "'ke on the fide of Mantua. Cracow, July 21. We have nor yet all the parti-nlars of the Barrel between the King of Poland and 'ce Swedes, l�ut'tis certain che former has received overchror.-- ; leeing his Troops are retired under - Cannon of this place in great precipitation, tho [without any great lofs, there being hardly 2000 jnM ktfled, and the lots of the Swedes being as great. "cii Polijh j.nd Saxon Army were zjooo ftrong, with o pieces of Cannon ; but tho the Swedes were infe-or in number, they charged with fuch a bravery, the Poles tun a'.���-,y in great diforder, and the S.j.wm Hoi!� did not (had theii Ground) which oc- calioned the lofs of the day. The Saxon Foot behaved themfelves to admiration, and they own that the Swedes d id the like. The two Kings fought like Lyons, and expofed themfelves in the moft dangerous places.' The King of Poland is rallying his Forces near this place, On the Banks of the Kftule, and has fent orders to the 8soo Saxons, chart were pofted on the Frontiers of Silejla, to joyn him with' all fpeed, being refoived to venture a fecond Battel, norwithftanding the lofs of his Baggage and. Artillery. General Fleming was wounded in the A&ia/!, and 'Major General Marowiti, Collonel Qersdorf, Count Rem, and feveral other brav� Officers killed. The Polifh Nobility is matching to joyn the SaxoH Army, but as the King of Swtiiu 'is clofely following the Saxons, 'tis thought he will prevent their conjunction. In the mean time all the Inhabitants are quitting this place and retiring towards Brefiau : The King of Poland loft all his Money, and laved nothing but his Jewels. Hamburgh, Auguft 1. The Victory obtained by the Swedes over the King of Poland at Klizhof, 12 miles' from Cracow, is confirmed from all parts, but the fame is not fo great as it was at n/ft reported,and the Swedes have loft near as many Men as the Saxons, They have taken all the Baggage and Artillery of the King of Poland, and are marching with all fpeed to drive hrm from Cracow, where he is polled, defigning to venture a fecond Battel. The Swedifh Traops from Pomerania are marching through Sileji* to joyn their King, and the Polifh Nobility are marching to joyn the Saxons, lb that the War is likely to continue in thole parts. Letters from Rig* and Coningsberg fay, that an Army of 100000 Muscovites and Tartars is advanced to Plefcow with a good Train of Artillery, and that the Swedifh Government has fent all the Troops they have to reinforce thofe ori the Frontiers, to obferve the motions of the Jtf�/�-. w'�;,who threaten to deftroy the whole Country of Livonia with Fire and Sword. They write from Stockholm that Count Befiet Oxenftern has departed this Life in a very great Age, being very much lamented. As that Great Man was throughly acquainted with the true Intereft of Europe and zealous for the fame; it may be truly iaid thac the Common Caufe has fufhined a great loft by his death. From the Conftderate Army under the Earl of Maryborough, at Peergtaafch, Auguft 2. Oh the 30th we advanced to Ramorit and Grevenbroik, which is a Cartle furrounded with 3 Ditches, and fortified with PalifTadoes and a Rampart, wherein the French had 80 Men Commanded by a Lieutenant Collonel, who was fumoaoned to furrender; and upon his refusal, fome Men ware detached on the jift in the morning, who marched towards the Gate as if. they had defigned to take it Sword in hand by Storm. The Enemy made a great fire upon them , and obliged1 them to retire, whereupon fome Cannon was brought, and they did the Ganifon the honour to throw a Bomb upon the Cartle, whereupon they furrendred at difcretion. We had $0 private Men killed or wounded, uCaptains and a Lieutenant killed,with a Lieutenant Collonel and a Major wounded. The Garrifon confifted of Switzett who have moft of 'em lifted themfelves in thoR*gimsnts of theirNa-rion in the fervice of the States. The Troops froB* Ninoeguen andGrave with out Artillery being arrived,* Council of War was held, wherein it was refoived Co march to the Enemy and fight them, and accordingly the heavy Baggage was fent back, and the Army advanced yefterday ro St Hubert LiBe. This day we continued our march to Petrgraaftk in hopes to meet with ;