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Post Man (Newspaper) - June 11, 1802, London, Middlesex om %!)ttti"aay June n, to m&WCiivL? June � ?; 1702. lltma, May 3 r. ^ Everal ExprefTes are arrived here from Prince Engine of Savoy, with an account of the inarch of the French Army through rhe 1 m F/n-tian Territories tor relieving Mantua, P*^.Jb and the difpofitioni Prince ��gen� is ma-kin :� -iciier ro prevent it, or at lead to iecure himfclf a;j ioft the numerous Forces of the Duke of Van-dam?.. T.iat Prince mikes greac complaints about rhe delays ofrhe Rsinforccmencs that were protnifed him ; bur 'tis ;ioped fome Regiments have joyned him by this cirne. This Court is very angry wHi rhe Venetians, for fuffiring the French to march through rheir Territories, for had theyoppofed the fiir.e with 'hit vigofcr, as they had declared, it would have bfen impoflible for the French to have forced our Line? on theOglio. The Mininer of rhar Repub-lick enJeavour* ro excufe tlft fame, but 'tis likely the Emperor will not be fatisfied with bare words. Our Letters from Rome by, tiut the Pope ias highly refented the Triumphant retreat of the Marquis del Vajlo, who went out of Rom; with fuch i fpieiidid retinu�, as fuited more a Conqueror, than a peribn �who made his efespa. All the German Nobility thee was Roma attended him feveral miles out of theTosPn) the French and Spaniards having given out, that they would follow bim ; but they did not think fit to appear abroad, for fear of being cut in pieces. This afFiir with the retreat of our Am-bafudor has enrire/8 broke ofFall manner of Correspondence betweeti this Cour' and rhe Pope; but ibme Caidina's, wb* have not yet openly efpoufed any Party, having reprsfsnred to rhe Pope rhe dangerous con'feqnenccj of this divifion, they have af-lared the Emperorr rhjt che Pope will not grant rhe Inveftirnre of the Kingdom of Faphtxo the Duke of An)o* ; but they can hardiy rely here upon rhefe a(?jraaces� The King of Poland has fent feveral Ex-preffet ro the Emperar, to acquaint him, with the apr proach of the Swedilh Armv near fV�rf�v,yil}ichhss obliged hbn to retire to Creitm to draw up his Forces in order ro oppofetlre Swedes, and thar having occa-fion of bis Troops for his own defence he cannot fend to rhe Rhint tie number he had engaged, which makes this Court uneai'y, hiving depended upen thoCe Troops for nuking part of the Army, which is to aft under the King of (he Romans That Prince will fet ont in few days for Bohemia, and from thence for the Rhine, all the Troops detigned for thofe parts being in a fall march. There is frill a Nrgotiarion on foot with the EleQor of Bavin's, whoC: Rf.fident hss had a Jong Conference f;rh Count Mansfelt, Ertfidene of the Council of V/ar. DanttticL, June 3. The affairs of Poland are grown ro rhat confufion, that we expeft nothing but a Civil War. The King of S-vcdin is arrived at War-f*re, and his pofTsiled himfclf of that City and the ?ift!-, and norwithfranding he pretends to be a Friend tj the Repsblick, he Lords it there as a Conqueror, and declares rhar the Poles mud choofe another King, which mr.ft needs create an inreftine War, feveral Palatinates having fo larely declared rrnr thej will Hand by rheir Kb?g, and rhe Genera] Dj/>t hiving Jikeivif; made rhir declaration. The 1 sob?i of the King 0/ PntJJia are in motion �n rhe Frontiers of his Kingdrm, whicli gi''es gr'a� Jealcufio to E'bing. Thcfe Troubles cb'ire rut -Magifrrates to rake all immaginable niealun ^ ibr 'Or fecurity, and they have refolved to repair our � r.r-rificarions and make fome ,Mew - Forts in ou: N::p,h-bnurhood to prc\'ent any furprize. The Kiig of Poland ii rethedto Cracow, and has fent for b:s Sfx--on to joy n the Army of r!ie Crown Prircs SapicLa has publickly accepred the Protection ofrhe Sweden, and we hourly expeft to hear of a blcr-dy Fight between him and the Confederured Nohiltty. According to the lair advices from Livcmz, the Mujcmitcs grow very numerous on >.ha Fionriers o? that Province, but rhe Swedes feem ro defyife them. The Dyet of the PoLjh Pmj^t \; ro meet in afe'.v 'day? at Maricnburgh to confider of the proper means for J'ecuring that Province. Bruffeh, June 11 Several ExprelTes 2rearrived here wich advice, that rhe Duke of Vr.^-dsme has obliged Prince Eugene of Savoy ro nil'-: the r.iocfcide of Mantu* on the fide of Gmto, and was preparfi g to march againfl him to oblige !:im to quit the. hlantutn. They write from Turin :har a bod', rf 4 or 5roo Men of rhe Troops of rhe Duke (�' Sazcy are marching for the t>Ulanrze, and that his Royal lligh-neis was Dpon his departure for Final ro wait on the King of Spain, who is expecled there from Naples. The Marq'iis of Btdmar, who C3pie hither|f"mc u jys ago from Antwerp, fet out y-.P.crday for Ch:r.t, ro command a Body of 14000 Men, and flop rhe pro-grefs of General Cohorn, and endfavnur ro retake Fort St Donacs. 'Tis faid that the Dutch having been J forced ro recal fome of rheir Troops ficmthofa parts, Monfieur de Cohorn is nor in a condition to make any further expedition, and rhar he will hardly be able-ro defend his Government, The S'nge of Keyferwaert continues, but according to rhe report of fome Engineers who aie lately erne from that place, 'ris not expefted that the Garrifon mould hold out many days longer, unlets tl.-s. Duke of Burgundy makes fome eiKetpt ze; which ooliges the Allies to quit thar Siege. Thar Piince was fiill encamped neat Zanten, when the Letters came .iway, burForrage is fo i'carce in that Cnnnnv/'rhat the Army muft needs break up. The CoTimander of Haefincht has ordered rhe Inhabitants of flveni lirtle Walled Towns belonging to Spain w,d Liege ro pull down their Walls upon pain of Militaty Lx;cution. Our lad Letters from Spain fay, that they are very apprehenfive that the Sea preparations ofrheEng-lifh and Dutch, are dehgned again!} Cad.z, nud that they rake all poffible precautions ro put that impor-tanr place into a good poifure of defence. The Pro" vincial Regiments of Andaloufia and other Provinces, are ordered to march that way ro fo:m a Camp for the frcutiry of Cadiz., and other Maritime plact?; The Queen was nor yer arrived at l>Udriu but was ft'dd^n'y expefted. We hear from Dunkirk that rhe Sieur dePohty is hourly expefled rher=, to command the Squadron fitted o-'c in rhat phce. Hafue, June 13. They ralk q\ String'out fevera) light Fri^oti for fecuring ou- Cemmerre againft rhe French and Spanifh Priva'eer^, and the States of Molland defign to give a good reward for every one that (hall be taken. The Foreign Minifters raiding here, have frequent Conferences abour rhe affairs of rhe North, and rhey falk of a project for quenching eke Flajiies. of the War on that fide. The King of ;