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Post Man (Newspaper) - May 16, 1802, London, Middlesex And the Hiflorical Account, drc. From ^atttt&ap May 16 , to %ueCfc�p Max i�, 1702. Madrid, May 4. THe-Queen hiving received an Exprefs from Naples, with an account of the fare anival of the King in that Kingdom the 17th pift, Cardinal Portocarrero has caufed the fame to be publifhed in Print, toother with a relation of the reception of his Ma-jeffy, whereby it appears that that Country is in a perfcft Tranqaility. Her Majefty came to Saragofla on the icth pail, and having the next day taken trie Hfual Oat.';, appeared on the 28th in the Aflembly of the States of Arragon, which were AlTembled in thac City. The Queen has iflued out an Order to regulate the Apparel of Ladies, in which fhere aw great alterations. Her Majefty is fhortly expe&ed here, to take upon her the Regency ofthe K-ndom, and in the mean rime, Cardinal Portocarrero has the fole adminitraiion of affairs. The Marquis of Leganez, and fever?.! ether Lords are upon cheir departure for Italy, to attend the King ia the Field. By an Advice-boar arrived atSt Lw.ar on the 23d paft> in 34 days from Cartbag'Ht, �re have an accoun: that the Silver Fleet was ftill at Vera Crux, on the 9th of February laft, an4 that a violent Difeafe that rages in thofe parts has flvepr iway a great number of People. They write that the Crew of the Galltons are fo weakened* by ie*r�) of that Mortality, thac they were afraid they fhcui.' Tin: Men and other Neceuaries to put to Sea. The-'e Letters fay, that there were great differences betwten rhe Viceroy of Mexico and rhe Prefident of the Comm. rce, about the departure of the G^llions, which is like to detain them longer in thatHarbour tha : we �xpefted. Thac Ship brings no news of Count Chnteatcrewd, but we are told by y French Men of W , which v�ere detached fome rime ago from his Sfjuadron, tni touched at Malaga \n their return _r) Thoitlm, rhatrhat Admiral was fa'led co Vera Cruz, wir.k. 17 /vf-n of War to bring hem* the PfatJ Fleet ; Hut if rhe reft of h's Squatl.on are fo ill Manned 2^ ctiefe j Ms-a of War. which have not the half of th-ir Ccmpl'rnent, we fhould have great rea-fon to be in pain fo.- our Ga'liaas rho under his Convoy. They teli us fr.>m Car;hag;na that the Spam'ardf having continued and almoft ^crfefted the Fort begun at Darisn by 'he Scotch, in order to prevent their returning to that pUce, rhe Indians .(tracked the fame, Murthered moft of th:ir vLn, and levelled the works they had made. They write from Cadiz,, thac they continue ro put that important place in a pofture of defence, and that feveral pieces of Cannon were brought thither ro raile Battcriei for oppofing our �-nemiss, who feim to have a:r Eye upon that Port as the moft convenient for fscuring their Trade in the Streights, and cut off the communication between Tbouldtt and Bred. Paris, May 19. The Minister of Portugal has notified that his Mailer is gone into Mourning for the death of the lite King of England, and acknowledged Queen Ann, which is very uruccs'ptabla to this Court, who have in vain endeavoured to perfwade thac Crown, as well as Spain, to own the pretended Prince of Wales for King of Gnat Britain. Yeflerday the King received an Exprefs from Italy, with Letters of the Dnke of Vandorr.e daied the �ich iriftant from San Giov.iii inCroce near fiozolo wirh the following parricu-lars. The Duke of Favdw broke the T He has likewife reinforced the Garrifcn of CafiigUtve% Caflel Guifrt and feveral other Pofh along rhe River Chief a, in cafe our Troops pafi the Oglio between Uliiano and Sonc'mo, but as the Venetians have again de-. . clared that thiy wjll fufer none of the Parties to : march through their Territories, 'tis believed out Troops will be obliged to force their way through, the Lines of tlfe Imperialifts, which is like to prove a bloody AStion, and makes People long for the next Letters from Italy. They wri'e from Turin of, -the tfth inftant, that part of the Trcops of the Duke of Savoy, have at Jaft begun their march for rhe Mi-lantfe, and that the Duke intended to bi goin^ thither in a few days. The Marquis of Bedmar having fent feveril ExprefTes to the King with advice of the progrefs of General Cohorn, who has taken Fort St Donass, levelled the Lines, and put �\\ the Country about Bruges under Contribution, his Mijgiry has fent orders to the Marefchal 'of Boufflert ro detach fome Troops from his Army, in order to reinforce thofe that are about Bruges, and flop General Cohorn. The, lafl advices from the Head Quarters of the Duke of . Burgundy at Zanten tell us, that the Garrifon of tXejfsr- has been exchanged and fome of our choiceft -Troops put therein ; but that in performing that ferr , vice we loft many men by the Battejjes cf the Enemy. Tho King has given Commiffions for raiting 11 -new Regiments of Foot. Frankfort, May 17. There is advice from Bohemia, that the Imperial Fortes in that Kingdom are drawing together, and that they are ftronger than it was reported. They tell us they have orders ro march ; bur they don't know for what Country. Stonie fay, rfrat part of 'em are ordered for Italy, and the reft for tur Rhine; but fome advices tell i.s, that they 3rejJtfigned to back the Negotiations of General Schliek wirh the Eleftor of Bavaria,, whom the Imperii! Court isre-folved to force to declare for or againft the Emperor,, and to proceed with him, as they have done with the Duke of Wolfimbtittel. ThatPrince feems ro have fome apprehenfions of it, feeing our Letters from Munich fay, that all his Forcesaredrawing together, and that he has iffued direflions to rhe Members of the Circle of Bavaria, to fend their quota of Troops to joyn his own, which they, have refaftdf 0 obey. Prince Levis of Baden continues in his Camp at LangencandiL, making all the necefTary difpofttions for befieginjj Landau, as foon as the Artillery, and fome Reinforcements are arrived in the Camp. The EleQor Pala-. tine has fummoned the Militia in the Palatinate,, and they are to be polled in the Lines and Redoubts along thtRbitie with fome regulated Troojis.for oppofing the excurfions of che Ftench, who have begun their Ho-flilitiej againft the Princes of the Houfe of Baden, and deftroyed with fire and Sword feveral Villagerfin their Country. Hamburg, May 19 The Swedifh Troops in Bj-tmen will begin their march on Monday next, to joyn thofs of Holjiein, aad proceed from thence to Pomtrtni* by the Country of Mecklenburg. They have a Train ef Artillery of 20 pieces of Cannon, with a great quantity of Spades and other Implements that are made ufe of for Attacking or Fortifying of places. According to our laft advices from Warfate, rhe affairs of the King of Poland have a better afpecf. The Stnatt* Cmfilium has relplved to imploy the Army of th� Crownagainft the Swedes, and give leave to his Ma-jefty to recall