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Post Man (Newspaper) - September 9, 1801, London, Middlesex And the Hiftoricai Account, &c. � ----i - i --^-----:-�----�-�- � '  -"- �'� - From Cttcteav September 9, to Ctjat[&lp September n, 170 r- frtm'tht Imperial Jrmy near Pontecglio, September 4. ,Rince Eugatt of Savoy having advice of the motion of the I-'rench, and that it was very they would arr:-ck� him in this Camp, diiled his Left Wing to ftretch as far asC&a-r/.pn the 31.I paft, and ordered an Intrench-ment to be call up on that fide, for covering rheFoor, and made ibrne Batteries upon the Canal, for the better fecurity rhsreof. The ill inftSnt'7 Batallions were detached to feize the Town ofChiari, belonging � to the Venetians, which an Officer of the Republick with fome regulated Troops and Cotinrry-Mtliria wmS fortifying. That Officer leftffed to furrender iliac place, pretending that it was a breach of the Neutrality, or at ieaft deiired time to acquaint General Moline with it; but Prince Eugene anf'vvered, that that Town being an open place, when he came into thefe parts, be might feize the fame, without violating the Neutrality ;and that� rime wax precious.they told iharOffi-cer, that they would take it by force, whereupon he foirendred the fame, and they gave him a Certificate in Writing for his own juftifrcation. Gen�r3i Gutte-fiein put 2 Batallions of his own Regiment in thatplace wtith, fome pieces of Cannon, and having drawn a Line from thence to the Httlc River that runs by it, snd put fome Troops in tome Mills and Houfes, to the left of Ghiars, the reft of the Infantry wasdrawn up in two lines, having the Hbrfe behind, except fome Regiments which were polled on the right and-kft of the Foot. The Artillery was placed" amongft the Foot, and fo difpofed, that the enemy could not attack any poll, without being expofed to the Fire ;of feveral Batteries. The French were fn.the mean time laying Bridges orrthe Brooks, filling the Ditches, cutting down the Hedges, and making all other preparations to attack u-. Our Parries which were abroad were immediately recalled by the Tifual fignal, and tjiey reported, that they had-feen*t!Jre' whole 'French" Army marching againft us in very, good prder.and fonts' Prifonars they had taken, confirmed,- that they would certainly attack our Camp thai '�ety day, Tfie Generals having vi/ited ail the Polls, 3fld cbnfidered-thd ioipoitatice of that of Chiari, reinforced the Troops defigned for the defence of the Mills and Caffnn near that place, "and the third Batalliori of Guttefttin, was ordered for the defence ofthofePofts. About to in the forenoon the heft inftant,the*Generals of tbeCpn-federare Army advanced towards our Camp, to view the fame under a very ftrongGuard ; but as they came fomewhat too near, they fired upon them from one of our Batteries, and it wasplairily difcovered, that one of them dropt from his Horfe, whereupon they retired. Their Army continued to advance as fift aS the ground would permit it, and about naif an hour part two they attacked the Out-Houfes and Mills near Chiari, with about 17 Batallions, arid forced our Men from thence, norwithftanding their vigorous refinance. The Enemy made then a great fhoul, as if they had been Mailers of our Camp; butthe third Barallion of Quttejisin, with the Granadeers of N'gretli, Herbtftein arid Dau�, having attacked them on the left, and; Col-Jonel Gunwales having done the like st the fame time oa the right, the Enemy was beaten back from chofe Houfes, and pur into the attnofr confufion. The Injk who attacked the Milis, were likewife tepolfed with, great lofs. The Regiment of Normandy was almoft all cut in piece?, and loll 4 Colours. The Enemy . had attempted to force another Pofl, defended by. the Batallions of $t'.iYiUi,Hirbifiiin and &>titf�w,bat our men having fiirfereci chc.m to advance ahuoft within Piftol &ot, madsflicha Fire upon them, that our Generals fay, that they never heard of fo many men killed tt one difcWge, as arthat time ; whereupon rhey ie* tired. Our Cannon played upon them withfo much fury, that their whole Army went back, and incamp-ed wirhinfoine few miles of us. Our Troops behaved themfelves with anunparallelied bravery, and 1 Bmh lion of Manifelt;* of&grdli, 1 ofGuCffiein, z of Kirk- � batim, and 4 Companies of Granadeers, without the aflifhnce of any others, beat back the 17 French Bata-lions who attacked them, tho they were i'upported by the reft of their Army. We loll 36 men, and had 81 wounded, and the French according to a modeil computation-, have no lefs than food, men killed, and wounded. The. next d�y Prince Eugexe fent iirong parties abroad to get intelligence of the Enerr;y> and one of'em brought in 40 Pnfoners and ^sHodes, Jiving killed about 40 men. Yefterriay another party killed 6q menof tbe.Enetpy, and tluvd'ay wehaveadV vice, that the French are preparing to atrack us 3 fa,-cend time, but fotne- queftion the tiuth of that reporty feeing we have been reinforced. bjr>sRegirsents of Foot fince the late aftion. - Loo, September 16. The King returned here this-evening from ttitrtn. The Bifarp.of -Qjnabrug .wijl rake hrs leave of his Majeftyr toikndcrow morning, and the Duke ofZstt and the Ele^wrajJPrince ef Hm' wver are expefted in the evening,'beitig arrived this day ztDevevter, - CountSrjTaj�3Envb'yJof the,Emperor-is returned tithet from DafilJufi: ind Count ifajf/fu-WsiMurgh Ganetel of the: Paiatioe Forces is arrived to Confer w'ith his Mafefty, as aUbcCount At Prize Lieu-  tenant General of the Imperial ;Tioops under Prince-Lkvis of Baden, The Earl of limlafield is returned from Harmkicri 'Tis faid his MajefHfr deligus to take in few days a review of the Efiglijb Forces. � P*rh, September 17. The Jate Kia^Juma did noc dye Wedmfdaj laft as it was teported, or elfe it was though fir to conceal his Deathv till the two Courts had; agreed now the pretended Prince of Wakt ftould be ftiled-after the Death, of the late King. Whatever -1$ bef it was publicklji declared yeflerday at St Germans thorn 4 of the Clock, thai {hat Prince was dead, and immediately after the netended Prince of tf&ks wts tttnce.proclaimed. in the Palace, King of England, Sstfland-mdlreltmd, in Latin, Bench and��-gkfi>,by the name ofJamtt the 3d. The moil Chrifti-an King has declared that he will own him in that quality ^nd his Subjects are to do the like.His Majefty made that Declaration in-a vifit he made on the 13th imlant to the late King} at St Germaint, and aiTured the late Queen,that he would ufe the pretended Prince of Walet as he had done King James. Our laft advices from our Army in ltaiy of the Sthinfhnt telFus, that our Generals have not thought fit to venture upon a fecoud attack of the Camp fif^the Germans, as they boafted they would do; bnriiiow;tthey tell .us they willftarve them inthe.irPQft, oribrce them tQ -come out to fight them. They have in order thereunto changed the difpofition of their Gamp, which is now nearer the Oglin, but this feems rather ajdifpofition to repafs that River. All our advices from the Camp and Mlm make on* lofs greater and greater^ and ef-pecially of Officers and Volunteers. The King receives' frequent Expreffej^ fwra Italy, but the contents of their difparches arc kept very private,trut no doubt but Monfieur WZ/mprjs hammering.another projeft for tico* verivg the Glory of the Kings Arws,which was loft by th�-mifmanagemenrof Moafieui C�n�*f. ' An Ajrefi^ of 'the Council of State has been publijhed here concern-' ing the importation of theMerchandizesofthe growth' ' or Manufafture of England, SntUnd, Ireland, And o-" ther Countries thereunto belorfging, in the preamble 'of which the Kifig takes notice, that his Subject* _____ /Jwr ;