Saturday, February 27, 1762

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London Gazette (Newspaper) - February 27, 1762, London, Middlesex jgumb. 10187. From &atutflag February 27, to CtifftiaH March 2, 1762. By the KING, A PROCLAMATION, For giving Encouragement to Seamen and Able-bodied Landmen to enter tbemfelnjes on Board His Majeffs Ships of War ; and fir granting Rewards for dif-CGvering.fucb Seamen asJhall conceal them/efves. GEORGE R. WHEREAS for the fpeedy ManningOur Fleet, We did, by Our Royal Proclamation bearing Date the zzd Day- of July laft, Promife and Declare, amongft Other Things, That the Bounties of Five Pounds for eve"ry Able Seaman, and Thirty Shillings for every Ordinary Seaman, fhould be paid to every fuch Able and Ordinary Seaman, not above-the Age of Fifty, nor under the Age of Twenty Years, who fhoold, on or before the 12th Day of 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 fhould be employed for Railing Men for the Service of Our Royal Navy and chat a Bounty of Thirty Shillings fhould be paid to every Able-bodied Landman, not above the Age of Thirty-five, nor under the Age of Twenty Years, who mould, on or before the faid 12th Day of September, in like Manner, voluntarily enter themfelves to ferve m Oar Royal Navy ; and that a Reward of Two Pounds for every Able, and Thirty Shillings for every Ordinary Seaman, fhould be paid to any Perfon, who fhould difcover any Seaman or Seamen, who fliould fecret themfelves, 10 that fuch Seaman or Seamen fhould betaken for Our faid Service : Which faid Bounties and Rewards have beeji continued by Our Orders in Council from the laid 12th Day. of September to the 31ft Day of laft Month.. And whereas many Men are fiill 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 Able-bodied Landmen who fhall voluntarily enter themfelves into Our 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 df Fifty, nor under the Age of Eighteen Years, who fhall, 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 fhall be employed for Railing 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 fhall, on or before the faid 31ft Day of March next, voluntarily enter themfelves in like Manner to ferve in Oar Royal Navy ; And that fuch refpeclive Sums be.paid to air fuch Seamen and Landmen immediately upon their Entring, by the Officers, employed in Railing Men for Oar Fleet, with whom fuch Seamen and Landmen fhall refpe&ively enter. -And we do further Promife and Declare, That a Reward of Five Pounds for every Able, and Two Pounds Ten Shillings for every Ordinary Seaman fhall be paid to any Perfon who fhall difcover any Seaman or Seamen who may fecret themfelves, fo that fuch Seaman or Seatneo [ Priec Three- Pes�. I fhall be taken for Our faid Service on of before the faid 31ft Day of March next, by any of Our Sea Officers employed for railing Men; the faid Rewards to be paid for any Seaman or Seamen fo difcovered and taken in and about London, by the Principal Officers and Commiffioners. of pur 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 Oiir Navy, Naval Officers, or Collectors of Our Cuftoms reflectively, by the-Perfon who may make Difcovery of any Seaman or Seamen as aforefaid, certifying his Name, and the Name or Names, and Number of Seamen procured in Gonfequence-of his Difcovery j and the laid 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. Naples, January 26. His Excellency Mr. Gren-, ville, Ambaflador from His Britannick Majefty to the Ottoman Porte, with his Lady and Family, embarked Yefterday in the Afternoon on Board ms faid Majefty's Ship the Dunkirk^ Capt. Digby, for Conftantinople. Florence, Feb. 6. - At the Requeft of the King of Spain, the Pope has lately granted a Licence to the Subjects of that Kingdom to eat Meat four Days in > the Week in the enfuing Lent; which became ne-ceffary, after the firift Prohibition contained in the Declaration of War of that Court, to introduce Salt Fifh into any Port of that Kingdom. Copenhagen, Feb. 1 3. Orders are given out here for railing a new Regiment of HuiTars of Six Squadrons, of 120 Men �ach ; the Command of which is given to Count Moltke, the Grand'Marshal's Second Son. Hamburgh, Feb. 16. We are preCfy certainly informed here, that notwithftanding there is as yet no Agreement figned for a Ceflation of Arms between the Pruffians and Ruffians, that Orders have, however, been fent, on the Part of.both Courts, sto ceafe committing of Hoftilities in Pomerania; and that all the Ruffian Prifbners of War, which were in the Hands of the Pruffians,-are actually on their March towards Stargard : Nor is there any Exchange to be made, the Ruffians having promifed to fet likewife at Liberty all the Pruffian Prifbners, which greatly exceed thofe of the Ruffians; thc latter amounting, in Number, but to between Three and FourThou-fand Men, and thofe of. the Pruffians to near Eight  Thoufand. Hamburgh? Feb. 19. We learn, that his Pruffian Majefty has ordered all the Recruits, which -have been raifed in the Principality of Zerbft, to be fent back; and likewife, that his Majefty has returned the Contributions which have been made in that Country : The Inhabitants, however, continue to f furnifli Forage, &c. upon Payment of ready Money for the fame. The King of Pruffia having conferred upon his Aid de Camp, M. de Goltze, the Rank of Colonel, and made hjm one of his Chamberlains^ that Gentleman fet oat the ipth Infiant from Bxeflaw for Petenbwrg,

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