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circular letter to his generals to exhort them to do their duty, and pay a proper regard to the great abilities of Count de la Lippe. At the same time he sets before them the great force of his ally, the King of England, and the weakness of the Spaniards. A list of the King's forces, including the British auxiliaries, which is assured to be at:thentic, is handed about here, according to which the whole amount to about 56.cco men.” “Lisbon, Sept. 19. The Spanish army is at Caste;-Blauco, but eight leagues from the camp of Abrantes, the only barrier reo between the enemy and this caital. “AMidrid, Sept. 28. The lastletters from the Count d'Aranda, dated from the head-quarters at Castel-Blanco, import, that the whole army was reunited in that camp; that the twelve French battalions formed the left; and that it was to continue its march in four divisions, which would be regulated by the motions of the enemy.”
The following accounts of affairs on
that side, are from the London gazette'
Affairs in Portugal,
- Vol. xxiv. Count de Maceda, with 6000 men, over