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Post Man (Newspaper) - July 30, 1802, London, Middlesex And the Hiflorical Account, -&c. From %t)UlRtap July 3.0, ro ^dtUtDap Auguft i, 1702.. ' Drefden, July i8. N Exprefs is arrived here from Cracow with advice, that on the 19th a Battel, was fought between the King of Pthnd and the King of Sweden, in which the former had feme difadv*jirage, and was fore'd to rer-re, as ffwill appear by the fwiicw.ptig account. The Pohjbj^rmy having joyned the Saxons, and the Swedes being advanced near K'i[h)f, within 3 German leagues from Cracow, the two Kings dreiv up their Forces in order of Ujtre'. The King of Poland, ro encourage rhe Poles, did them the honour to place them on the Right, and corhmanded them iaperfon: the Left Wing, conlililng of the Saxon Troops, being command-,, d by � Ge-neial Steynau. The King of Sweden c immtndsd hi'. Left, and attack'd with a gteat deal eroufiy wounded; bu: the King i�- vj-ry viol], and as loon as tie is joyned by Gene/a! Ro':;!. with 7.Regiments and the heavy Artillery, that 'v ere, in Siietia, he defigns to venture a fecond Batre1! wirhrhe Sssedti. The Poles e-xcufe their difho-nourable conduci-as weK as they can, and fay thac they had hitherto believM rhat the War was concerted bet'.ieea their King and the. King of Swsden, o"n pur^ore 10 alter a he conniturjon of the Republic!:, am) ti-ftroy their Liberties ; and rhe Officer?, have afliired his Ynj^fly, that he may far the future- rely up^n them ; being refqlved to fpen*I their Blood in hit tissues. Save.-il Deputies of.rhe Nobility have gii'f-i the fame afiltrsnccs ro the King, ard deGred hs would only ft and on the defenlive with his Forces, while rhsy will march in a Body, and � intercept thi Crrjvoys of rhe Swedes, and Itrei rjbren them in their Fornge, iviWeby they hvip-e &_> weaken more their Avmv, rijan-hv.anoto.er SaWel. Thefe particulars a.r�. contain<*d in {he Lettrr -of the Cir-mberla'n Seffcr-t:f,- -� ho was in'the Engagement, and Saw the whole Adtion f-c-rft rhe beginning .ro the end. Another Exprefs is imminently expeited f.ir the ftirftar parti-cuh-s, and r � know wherK-r rhe S&edet follow the $a::tns, U��tif'-ur errpsftuift Count 'GuldenSirve with the ?s Uore, Pomcranitf. 4' it.~tt %*, Onvoy ExTTa'ctdiftify of the Queen of England,' has .pfefented.a. ^egpoifla-l. ro the States General, as Exec.utors.of the l*A Will of his late Majefty KingPfi7/jrf?n,concerning fomeJewels/ I'litures and other rich Goods belonging to. her Ma-jifty. Sir David fditchei continues his ,Cqnferences with the Deputies of the Admiralties, and the-:Penfi-onary about Sea affairs, and chiefly about th'e.Qupta the States are to furnifb. for. fecuring the ChanneL The Envoy of the Emperor has prefented a Memorial concarning the Houfe wherein the Spanifli Arjibaf-fadorsiived, the Emperor claiming rhe fame, as,He'ijn to the late King1 of Spain.' Letters from the. Sfarift Nethorlmdt tell us, that they are in a great confterna-" tion upon the approach of the Confederate Army, and the retreat of the French,-who appear thereby unable to protect them,- and they are afraid that'the Confederates will futher advance towards the Bembr, and port themfeives abouc Malines, while a d�rach-j ment ef thejr Forces befteges Antwerp. Thiey give over the Spamfh Guelderland as loft, there being no poflibiliry to relieve their places in that Coantry. Whatever i* is, 'tis certainthaft feverahRegimentrf which were on our Frontiers are marching;to joyn ' the Grand A,rmy, and the Pr�#tfcr'tliac were avWezel ' and other Towns along the Rhine , are matching ' the fame way,., whereby we hope to make a Glorious end of this Campaign, notwithstanding thenumbef'* lefs difappoinErjients we met with in the beginning. A great quantity of Ammunition is Shipped off at Rotterdam, which leems to confirm iuchwho conjecture chat^n<*frf is to be befieged. The laft Letters from the Army fay, that on rhe rftihlTant they-were drawn up in Battilia. expecting a Fight, But the French afiing a moroprudenr part; retired in great precipitation, marching during the night, thoit was not believed that the Duke of Burgundy;, who, as -w* are informed by Letters from Paris, gave fuch proofs of bravery near ffimeguen, as drew Tears-from'the* Dutchef* when (he tead an account thereof, would have thus retired befora the Confederate Army.'. Paris, Auguft I. Frequent Exprefles arrive he^refi.om the Netherlands, and the Court fee ins to be in pain for the Arrriy of the Duke of B*rpt�^,notwitbftandiB^ tht reinfotcernent* that are marching to joyn him from Liege and flanders. The afFiirs of Portugal have a very ill afpeft, snd 'ris confidently reported, that that1' (Jrownwill not be perfwaded to ingage in this quar-rel, notwjthltanding the Treaty of Alliance conciU7 ded laft year, but is refolved to ftand Neuter,and re-' ceive rhe'Englifhand Dur^ch Fleets into his Harbours as well as ours. We Rave no certain account of the Siege of L