Saturday, February 6, 1762

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London Gazette (Newspaper) - February 6, 1762, London, Middlesex From ^aturOaj February 6, to Cueffcag February 9, 1762. By the KING, - A PROCLAMATION, Per giving Encouragement to Seamen and Able-bodied Landmen to enter themfelves on Board His Majefty s Ships of War and for granting Rewards for dif-covering fucb Seamen asjhall conceal themfelves. RGB R. 'HERE AS for the fpeedy Manning Oar Fleet, We did, by Our Royal Proclamation bearing Date the 2zd~Day of July laft, Promife and Declare, ambngft other Things, That the Bounties of Five Pounds for every Able Seaman, 'and Thirty Shillings for every Ordinary Seaman, fhouid be paid to every fuch Able and'Ordinary Seaman, nbt_aboye thd Age pi Fift., nor under the Age of Twenty Years, who lhould, on or before the 12th Dayof September then following, enter themfelves to ferve in Our Royal Navy, either with the Captains or Lieutenants. of Our Ships, or the Chief Officers on Board fuch Tenders as lhould be employed ibr Railing Men for the jervice of Our Royal Navy ; and that a-Bounty of Thir.y Shillings lhould be paid jo every Aole bodied Landman, not-Above the Age of Thirty-five, nor under the Age. of Tweritv Years, who lhould. on or before the faid. 12th Day of September, in like Manner, volunta? rily enter themfelves to ferve in Our Royal Navy j and rhat a Reward of Two Pounds for every Able," and Thirty Shillings for every Ordinary Seaman, lhould be paid to any Eerfon, who fhouid difcover any Seaman Seamen, who lhould ' fecret themfelves, fo that fuch Seaman or Seamen lhould be taken for Our faid Service : Which faid Bounties" and Rewards have been continued by Our Orders in Council from the faid 12th Day of September to the 3ill -Day of laft Month.. And whereas many Men are ftill wanting to compleat the Complements of Our Ship's now fitting-out for Sea, We do therefore hereby Promife and Declare, That, for.thebetter'Encourage-mentof all fuch Seamen, Seafaring Men, and Able-bodied Landmen who mall voluntarily enter themselves into Qur Service, the Bounties of Six Pounds for every Able Seaman, and of Three .Pounds for every Ordinary Seaman, be paid to every fuch Able and Ordinary Seaman, not above the Age of Fifty, nor under the Age.of Eighteen Years, who fhali, on or before the 31ft Day of March next, voluntarily enter themfelves to ferve in Our Royal Navy, either with the Captains or Lieutenants of Our'Ships, or the Chief Officers on Board fuch Tenders as fhali be employed for Raifing Men for the Service of Our Royal Navy ; And alfo that a Bounty of Thirty Shillings be paid to every Able-bodied Landman not above the Age of Thirty-five, nor under the Age of Eighteen Years, who fhali, on or before the faid 31ft Day of March next, voluntarily enter themfelves in like Manner to ferve in Our Royal Navy ; And that fuch refpeftive Sums be paid to all fuch Seamen and Landmen immediately upon their.Entring, by the Officers, employed in Raifing Men. for Our Fleet, with whom fuch Seamen asd Landmen fhali fefpe&ively enter. And we do farther Promife and Declare, That a Reward of .Five Pounds for every Able, and Two Pounds Ten Shillings for every Ordinary Seaman fhali be paid to any Perfon who ihall difcover any Seaman or Seamen who may fecret themfelves, fo that fuch Seaman or Seamen ihall be taken for Our faid Service on or before the faid 3 ilt'Day of March next, by. any of Our Sea Officers employed for raifing Men , the faid Rewards, to be [ Price Three-Pence. ) j paid for any Seaman or Seamen' fa difcovered and .taken in and about London, "by the Principal Officers and Commiffioners. of .our Navy ; and at the Oat Ports, by the Naval Officers where there, are any, and where there are no Naval Officers, by the Collectors of Our Cuftoms, immediately upon a Certificate being produced to the faid Principal Officers and Commiffioners of Our Navy, Naval Officers, or ColleflorS of Our Cuftoms refpettively, by the" Perfon who may make Difcovery of any Seaman bf Seamen as-aforefaid, certifying his Name, and the Name or Names, and Number of Seamen procured in Confequence of his Difcovery ; and the fa'id Certificate to be given by fuch Officer as may take fuch Seaman or Seamen for Our Service. Given at Our Court at St. James's, the Second Day of February, 1762, in the Second Year of Our Reign. GOD Save the KING. St. fames?,, February 9. The following Addrefs of-the Governdr, and Council,- and AfTembly of the Province of NeW' Hampfhire in New England in America, has been pfefented. to His Majefty : Which Addrefs His Majefty was pleafed to receive very gracioufly. - . . To the King's molt Excellent Majefty, The humble Addrefs of the Governor, and Council, and AfTembly of your Majefty's Province of New - Hampfhire in New England, in Arrferica. Mojt Gracious Sovereign, - . . WE your Majefty's rriofl dutiful and loyal Sub-'; jedls, the Governor, Council, and AiTembly: of your Majefty's Province of New Hampfhire iri' New England, by our diftant Situation from the: Throne are prevented.the Happinefs of approaching, your Sacred Perfon, yet* being deeply affefled with* the Melancholy-Event of your Royal Grandfather's fudden and unexpected Death, we hope to be in> dulged in our AddrefTes to condole your Majefty ori' the forrowfurOccalion,-which fpreads ft/ch deep and univerfal Sorrow throughout your Dominions. - Permit us, moi graciqus Sovereign, in the Sincerity of our Hearts, and with the warmeft Gratitude to Heaven, to acknowledge- the.unerring Hand of Divine Providence in exalting, your Majefty to the Throne of your Royal Anceftors, under whofe Ad-miniftra'tion we promife ourfelves the Continuance^ and Increafe of all Publick Happinefs. Your Majefty's gracious Declaration on your happy Acceffion to the. Throne, " That it lhould be the Study of your Reign to promote the Glory, Interefts, and Prbfperity of yodr Subje&s, animates us" with the higheft Serife of Gratitude and Affeclion. Relying on the kind Hand of Providence for a Continuance of your Sacred Majefty's long and happy Reign over a free and united People, and that there never will be wanting One of your Illuf-trious Defendants to fill the Britifh Throne, to con* vey the Virtues and Ble'ffings of your Majefty's Reigri to- the lateft Foftefity, is* and ihall be, the ardenfc .and fervent Prayers of. yoor Majefty's ever faithful and loyal Subje&s, ' The Governor, Council, and AfTembly of your Majefty's Province of New Hampfhire in New England. , Penning tPentvjartb, Governor* For and in Behalf of His Majefty s Council, 'Theodore Jtkinfon, Secretary,? F6r and in Behalf of the AiTembly, Henry.ShtrHurnt, Speaker*

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