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London Gazette (Newspaper) - January 30, 1762, London, Middlesex 0amk toiy p �4 -Si From ^atutCiap January 30, to ^utf&ag February' 2-, 1762. A M Seamn and Able-bodied on Board His Majejiys of War ; and for grafting Reward: 'ng fuch Seamen as Jhall conceal tbemfe GEORGE. R. Manni 31 ft*Day of March next, by any of Our Sea Officers1", employed for raifing Men ; the faid Rewards to*be ; paid for any Seaman or Seamen �b. difcovered and. taken in and'about London, ;by *he Principal Officers \, and Commiffioners of ourNavv;', and at the Out : Ports, by the-Naval Officers. where there.are any$ , .and .where there are no NavaLOfficers, by the Col-> Ieftors of Odr Cuftoms> immediately upon a Certf--ficate being produced to the faid Principal .Officers and Commiffioners of Our Navy, ? Nayal.Officen, I or Cqlle&ors of Our -Cullbms refpe�lively� by the Perfon who.may make Difcovery of any Sea (Seamen as -afdrefaid, certifying his Name, and. the; Name or Names, and Number of .Seamen procured * in Confequence of his Difcovery ; and thei faidCer-., tificate to be given by fuch Officer as may take .fuch Seaman or .Seamen for Our Service. Day of F'ebntdrj'y 1762, of-Our Reign. James*Si the^Second in- the Sfccond Year GOD Save the KING. The following Addrefs of the'Lord'Lieutenant,'* igh Sheriff, Gentlemen, Clergy, and"' freeholders o^theXourity 1 \ r� Fleet, We did, by Our Royal Proclamation bearing Date the 2zd Day of July laft, Promife-and Declare, amoUgft other Things, That the Bounties of Five Pounds for every Abie Sea-nan, and. Thirty Shillings- for every Ordinary Seaman, ihould be paid to every-fuch Able and Ordinary SeSman, not above the Age of Fifty, nor under the Age of Twenty-Years, who ihould, on or before the, 12th Day of September then following, enter th'emiHyes to ferve in Our Royal Navy, either } with the Captains or Lieutenants of OurShipsj-or the Chief Officers on Board fuch Tenders as ihould'] be emp-oyed for Raifing Men for the Service of Our Royal Navy : and that a Bounty of Thirty. Shillings Ihould be paid to eyery Able bodied Landman, not above the Age- di Thirty^five, v.ot. under the' Age of Twenty Years, who fliould, on or before the faid 12th Day of September, in like Manner,,voluntarily enter thenifelves to ferve in Our Royal Navy ; and thit a Reward of Two Pounds for every.Able, ajid Thirty Shillings for every Ordinary Sea man,' Ihould be paid to any Perfon, who f^ould discover any Seaman or Seamen, who ihould fecret them-felves, fo that fuch Seaman or Seamen ihould be taken for Our fiiiH- Sei /ice : WhichTaid Bounties and Rewards have be^a continued bv Our Orders in Council from the faid r^di Day of September to.the 31ft Day of laft Month.. >And whereas many .Men are ftill wanting to compleat the Complements 'of Our Ships now fitting out for Sea, We do therefore hereby Promife and Declare, That, for the better Encouragement of all. fuch Seamen, 'Seafaring Men, 'and Abie-bodied Landmen who ihall voluntarily enter them* ftives:intd Our-Service, the-Bounties of-Six Pounds fpr _ every; Able Seaman, and . of \Thred- Pounds "for every Ordinary Seamaa, be "pa id to1 every fiiili Able j tutional Attention to our happy Effablifhment in and Ordinary Seaman, not above the Age of Fifty,, [4CJhurch and State, and whofe Choice of a Royal nor under the Age of Eighteen Years,-who fhalf, on j Cdrifdrt,- fo illuitnbus. for every AccompliGiment of or before the 3ill Day of March next, voluntarily} Ghara&er and Conduft, as well as-Her Proteftant enter themfeltfes to ferVe in Our Royal Nayy^feither} Attachments;, confirms to* us the iovful Hones Af a Which Add ?iy gracioufl; � r )&. Excellent The. humble Addi^fs of the Lord Lieutenant, High Sheriff, Gentlemen, Clergy and'Freeholders of the County Palatine of'Chefter.\:\ �� - BE pleafed,' moil gracious Sovereign^ .to accept/ '.from, your Ipyal-County "Palatine of Chefler^ the due tribute of our Joy on your Majefty's Royal 'Nuptials;' an Occafionthat warmsf the "Zeal of all your. Kingdoms, and raifes the Emulation of all your faithful Subje&s, who Ih-all appear molt joyfully affected,b"yfo important in Event..' ; The Royal Partner of your Throne afcends, it, Saridlion umari the deliberate Approbation of a Britilh Sovereign; whofe glorious Reign began with Conffi* Siicceffion your the Chief employed for Raifing Men for the Service_of Our Royal Navy.; And alfo.that a Bounty of Thirty S'hil-' lings be paid; tt> every Able-bodied Landman hot above the Age. of Thirty-five, nor under the Age _ of Eighteen Years, "who (hall, on or before the faid j by Land and Sea, add the increafing Glory of new " " ' * " � ~ " " � "Acquifiuons." to your Royal. Power* " ' * M ^ aw ..______^ As your Majeffy, through" the Favour of Providence, found thefe Kingdoms remarkably diftin-guilhed 'by the Wifdom of Council^ the full Prof-perity of Commerce, "the"Triumph of Britifh forces 31ft Day of March next, voluntarily "enter themfelves-in Jike Manner to ferve in Our %oyal Navy ; And that fuch refpeftive Sums be paid to alLfuct Seamen and Landmen immediately- upon their Entring, by die Office^, employed in Raifing Men for Our .Fleet, with whom xe^jeftively enter. And we do further Promife and Declare, That a Reward of Five Pounds for every Able, and Two Pounds Ten Shillings for �very Ordinary Seaman fhali be paici to any Perfbn who fhall difcover any Seaman or Seamen who may hcret themfelves, fo that fuch Seaman or S we rejoice to congratulate y?ur Majefty on your Profpeft alio of domeftic "liappinefs with a Confort, who feems : the arduous Weight.of Govern- .m^nt,.and.crown-your Majefty^ amidft the united Aife y Parchts of a truly-Britifl Offspring, but alfb in. the Hearts ahd AffefUone of 'nee ] aijd happy PeopI ^-4
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