Lähes 299 vuotta sitten London Gazettessa raportoitua. Briteillä vuosi vielä 1713, Suomessa jo 1714.
Numerossa 2.3.1713, Hannoverissa 2.3. päivätystä kirjeestä: Letters from Petersbourg bring an Account, that the Muscovite Forces in Finland were returned to Abo, where they were making great Preparations to penetrate into Sweden in Spring and it was said the Czar was resolved to Command his Army in Person.
Numerossa 9.3.1713, Hampurissa 16.3. päivätystä kirjeestä: Letters from Stockholm bring an Account, that several Regiments had received Orders to march out of Scania towards the Frontiers of Finland, and that great diligence was used in fitting out the Fleet which is to be commanded by Vice Admiral Wattrang.
Numerossa 13.3.1713, Tukholmassa 23.2. päivätystä kirjeestä: Some Merchants of this City have undertaken to fit out a Squadron, which is to be sent to the Coasts of Finland, and it is said will be ready to set Sail within a Month.
Ja sen jälkeen kun britit ovat vaihtaneet vuotensa samaksi kuin mikä pätee Suomessakin...
Tukholma 3.3. (London Gazette 23.3.1714): "The States have unanimously agreed to send out a Squadron of Men of War early in the spring, under the Command of Admiral Watrang, in order to encounter that of the Muscovites on the Coasts of Finland. they have likewise agreed to form three Armies, one of which is to be employ'd in scania, another in Finland, and the third is to remain near this City."
Hannover 30.3. (London Gazette 27.3.1714): "Letters from Petersbourg bring an Account, that the Czar's Army in Finland, consisting of Fifteen thousand Men, had advanc'd to encounter the Swedish Troops in that Province, but the Muscovite General, finding them posted to gret Advantage, would not attack them tho' they amounted to no more that Six or Seven thousand Men. It is said, the Swedes in a short time will have an Army of Forty thousand Men to oppose their Enemies."