Tuesday, March 2, 1762

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London Gazette (Newspaper) - March 2, 1762, London, Middlesex Uumb. 10181 From Cittttw? March 2, to featucDaB March 6, 1762. By the KING, j A P R O C L A MA T I- O N, .for giving Encouragement to Seamen and Able-bodied Landmen to enter them/elves on Board His Majefty s Ships of War �for gra^ting Rewards for dif . covering fuch Seamen as Jhall conceal themfelves. GEORGE R. rHE'RE AS for the fpeedy ManningOur Fleet,-We did, by Our Royal Proclamation bearing Date the 22d Day of July 1 aft, Promife and-Declare, p-nongft Other Things, That the Bounties of Five Pounds for every 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 mould, 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 Raifing Men for the Service of Our Royal Navy ; and that 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 fhould, on or before the faid 12th-Day of" September, in like Manner, voluntarily enter themfelves to ferve in Our Royal Navy j 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>fhould fecret themfelves, fo that fuch Seaman or Seamen fhould betaken 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 31ft Day of laft Month..- And whereas rriany Men are ffill wanting to corripleat 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 o'f"Fiftyy nor under the Age of Eighteen Years, who fhall*. on or before the  31 ftDay 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 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 fhpll, on or before the faid 31ft Day of March next, voluntarily enter themfelves in like Manner to ferve in Our Royal Navy j And that fuch refpeclive 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 and Landmen fhall refpe&ively enter. And we do further Promife and Declare, That a Reward of Five Pounds for eyery Able, and Two Pounds, Ten Shillings for every Ordinary Seaman fhall" be paid to any Perfon who fhall r_difcover any Seaman or Seamen who may fecret themfelves, fo that fuch Seaman or Seamen [ Price Three-Peace. ] fhall be taken forOur faid Service oil or before the faid-31ft Day of March next, by any of Our,Sea Officers employed for raifing Men j the. faid Rewards to be paid for any Seaman or Seamen fo difcdvered and taken in and about London,' by the Principal Officers and Commiffioners of our Navy; and at the. Out Ports, by the Naval Officers where, ther,e are any,. and where there are no Naval Officers, ..by the Col" lectors of Our Cuftoms, immediately upon a Certificate being produced to the faid Principal Officers and Commiffioners of Our Navy, Naval Officers, or Collectors of Our Cuftoms respectively, 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 Confequence of his Diffcovery ; and the faid Certificate to be given by fuch Officer as may take fuch Seaman or Seamen for Our Service*, Given at Our Court at St. Jameses, the Second Day of February, 1762, in the Second Year of Our Reign. GOD Save the KING'. Copenhagen, Feb, 20. The King of; Denmark, who has had -the Meazles, is now'fo well recovered of that Indifpofition, astoguit his' Bed in the Day-Time, and, iris, hoped, his Majefty will foon'v-be able to appear again in Publick. The reft of the Royal Family.are in good Health, v. v " Magdebourg, Feb. 20. Some Days ago the Prin-cefs Wilhelmina, only Daughter to the late Prinee of Pruffia, was taken ill of the Small-Pox;but, as they are of .a favourable ' Sprtj.: ier' Hlghnefs 'is thought to be In. a good. Way. �  Hamburgh, Feb. zb\ According" to Advices from Berlin,, the' Corps of Ruffian -Troops, under the Command of General ;C^rjruchef, has hot "yet'fepa-rated itfelf from the Auftrian'Army in Silefia, ih order to returnJnw Poland.. Yefterday a Placard was affixed at Altona, by Command of -the King of Denmark, prohibiting the Exportation of all Kind of Grain out of Slefwic, Holftein, excepting to Denmark and Norway. Hague, March 2. - We hear from Paris, that j^Marfhal d'Etrees- has accepted the Command of the French Army in Germany, jointly with- the Prince de Soubife, in the room of Marfhal BrogKo. Whitehall,*March 6. ' The King has been pleafed to conftitute and appoint William Blaif, John Barnard, Robert Thompr fon, and George Whitmore, rEfqrs. together with. John Kerykk, Efq, in the Rooin .of Mathew Ken-rick, Efq; to be Comm^oners for managing His Majefty's Stamp Duties, ' . St. jamts^r March \. This Day Prince Gallitzin, Envoy Exrj-aordinarJ; From the $mperor of.RufSa, had a; private Audience, of Leave. 0*HkMajefty; .'. : ; To which;he;':tyaV Jngpduced by the Right Hon. the Earl'of Bute, onfe. of ^His Majefty V Principal Secretaries of State1, and, conducted -by Stephen Cottrcll, Efq; AffiftantMailer of the Ceremonies. St.James\ March 4. This Day Prince GaUitzin,. Envoy Extraordinary from

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