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Post Man (Newspaper) - June 25, 1802, London, Middlesex Numb, 984 Y Y Y And the Historical Account, &c. . From Xt)tttflJa^ June 25, to dEatnttfay June 27, *7Qi. Jr�fl� //j Jmptrial Army r.ear Curtatone, June u. ON the 3d the French Army broke up from Goito, and cams to Idadmtdtl U -Gratis, from, whence Collonel P*ul Diatk, who was ported there with his Hujfari, was forced to retire, after /e-Veral skirmiflb.es. Adjutant General Columia, who advanced too far to rake a view of the Enemy, fell inta *n Ambufcade, and was fliot thro the Body, of whjch he dyed two hours after. Tire Enemy in~ camped in that place, extending their Right towards Curtatone, and their Left on the other fide of the Min-tia towards M-irmirush, their I{caj Quarters being at Riva-lt.i on the Wmei'a. They caft iitrenchments in the front of the Army for fecuring their Convoys. They hive a flying Camp under the Command of the Marquis of PrMental, who, undertook ycfterday to feiz* our 'Bridge at yirgiliana, but was repulfed by Count Tr'aaTfmtiidarf. Prince Eugcitt being in-formiZ by Ids Spies and fame inteicepted Letters, that the Enemy defign to Bedege Berzel's, and that the Spaw'h Troops are drawing together at Cremrta, to joyn a Dstachment of the French Atmy deligned for t'nt enterprize, that Prince has reinforced the Garrifon of that place, arid taken a}} pofiibJe precautions for the fesurity thereof. Count Solari is got inro that Fortrefs, and there are a greaj: number- of men employ'd in perfecting arid enlarging the Fortifications., The French continue to fit out their Boits Cremona, and defign to.iftake ufe of them in the Siege of BerziUn^ and for breaking down our Bridges, O.i .the id infhnc the French Governour of Sabhne:* attacked oar Fort at H*dm�, but was fo Warmly received, that 100 French were killed on the fpor, and the Governour bimfelf taken Prifoner, bu: he dyed few hours, after of the wounds ke had received- Yefterday General Djwi* .went out with 2oo choice men, being mod of'em Volunteers, upon 3 fecret Expedition, and embarked on Boats, which Prince Eugetiz had.cwied to be brought from the Po ro the Lake of Mimtu�, by the Canal or Faff* MuntMw, but returned without having been able to execute his defjga; which was, to fciie the Duke of Randoms in his Quarters. They landed about 100 men Rear the fame, telling the Cenrry, that they brought il:k men from Mmtua, and'feizing him sf-cecwa.rds; but when they cams wirhin 80 paces of xhe'Houfe where the Duke of Fas dam was, one of om men had the imprudence* to fire upon another Certtry.which gave ib� alarm to the Camp, and was the occafion of the rhifcarriage of our delign.^ Our iiVerj'returned.to. their Boats, and retired without W>y.Iflfi.. We conrinue in our former Camp. The Enemy are irefolved to' aS on both fides the Pa, and give out that'tfiey.'have a greVt detfgn iri visw, wftlch is to be executed upon the arrival of the Kin J of Spain. "' PiPit, Juoe if, Notwithlrajjdin? our private Letters'from the Army under rhe Oulce of Burgundy, ibli us that the defign of that Prince upon the Ar"-oty-of r3he Earl .of dtb'o:t had mifcajried, our Gazette gave fucft art account of it, that the generiliry t>f People expected: to heir by the next Expreis the faking of' Nimeghcit, the. D;icch Atmy Being repre-fAiifidas-beaceaani difperfed , but they were mightily turprized to hear, rhac our victorious Feces Wev� obliged to retire, and rhat inftead of attacking Wrmzjien, and routing rhe Dutch, they wc�e gone to c/*w, where our Officers, with a gteat deal of bravery, had falmipori the Diers and Sfaggs kept to the Park of the K.ing of Prttfit, and maje a terri* flau^hrer of *c-iu. -The Soldier1; have-Iikewife figna,-J*B�i rhem(elves on rfaic occallo/i, bv bwniing the Country^ and. cutting down the fine Walks that a-dornedthe A/enue, of t^ie Caftle of eleevtt; but rhey ate afjurjisd of irfacre, tni thiflk tftit thofe piaftiwiS �� are but a mean revenge againlr the King of Pmffia, foe his having refufed the advantageous terms pts* pofed unto him, which were to own his new Dignity,and favourhis ptetenfions to the Succeffion of the late King of England,with feveral other things, which he would have obtained, had he confsnted to ftand Neuter. They magnifie very much the intrepidity of the Duke of Burgundy, who, as they give our, ex-pofed hisPerfon in me mofl dangerous places, and behaved hianfelf with fhat Courage, that there fs no doubt, but that as his Father was defervedly called Lttoit U Hardy after the taking of Phtlipbur'shey will alfo add to the name of the Duke of Burgwaj a Glorious Epithet, rbat may perpetuate the fame he has gained on this occafion. They expeci ivirh 2 deal of impatience to know what further enterprise, fie, will go upon, tho the account given in our Gazette that our Atmy was fcarce equal in number to the Dutch, looks after fo many boaflings fef our numbers, as a foftning to prepare People noe to be furprazed, when they hear that his Highnefs is retired. . Ths King has made the Marquis oft BltinvilU, late Governour of Keyftrwatrt, Lieutenant General of his Forces, iu confideration of his good Services, in the defence of ttm place, in which we have loft no lefs than 3000 Men.' An Exprefsfrom1 the Marefchal of Catinat is arrived here with 3d vice/ that Prince�,evit of Badtn has formally befiged L*H' dm, and that the King of the Rtmant is fuddenly ex-' pefted in the Camp. Monfieur Catinat makes pref-fing inftances for reinforcements, and 'tis thoughc. that the Expiefs thic was difpatched laft night to the Duke of Burgundy, carries Orders for making a detachment from our Army to Atfatt; The Court has received Letters from Count ChMtaurenauJ by ths Jhiev lately arrived from Martinis/* ; but rhe News!, they bring raufl be very bad, fince the. Captain is forbidden to deliver any Letters, and thai they have Jikewife forbidden upon pain of death to fpeak of our, Squadron or.Gallions, , The King of Spain having hnded the Xith inflant at Final, is fuddenly expected in our Army, from whence we hear nothing bur that they make great preparations for befieging. Berztlh immediately after the arrival of chac Prince; HisMajeftyhas but fewSfaniardr with him,to avoid the jealoufie between the two Nations, which is mighti-, Jy increafed of late, and was like to break out into an open quanel at Naplei, between Count �zflner and the Duke of Qpma. The. King of Spam has given a Commiffionof Generaliffimo to the Duke at Mantua,v;hh. sl Penfion of 4000 Piltols a year during.' his Life. , � Hague., June 30. The difficulties about the command of the Army being adjufled, we hear the Earl of Marhbinugh intends to fet out in a day or two for the Army, and the King of PruJJia and tbe States have ordered their Generals to otey him. Prince. �tiofau Starbrtick will command a (eparate Army, if the weak condition of his Health can peimu jt. The Scates have f. The Trcffpsof Lmcttburgt ar� ;