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Publication: London Gazette April 10, 1762

London Gazette (Newspaper) - April 10, 1762, London, Middlesex From SattrctaH April io, to 3&itt&ag April 13, 1762. AT the Cdiirt at St. James\ the zd Day of .^r//, -1762,' '. P R E S E NT, The KING's moft Excellent Majefty. in Council. WHEREAS His Majefty was gracibufly pleafed, by His Royal Proclamation bearing Date the Second Day of February laft, to Promife and Declare (amongft other Things) That the Bounties of Six Pounds for every Able Seaman, and of Three Pounds for every Ordinary Seaman, fhould be paid �0 every fuch Able and: Ordinary Seaman, not above the Age of Fifty, nor under the Age of" Eighteen Years, who Ihould, on or before the Thirty-firft Day of March laft, enter themfelves toferve in His Majefty's Royal Navy, either with the Captains or Lieutenants of His Majefty*s Ships, or the Chief Officers on Board fuch Tenders as ihould be employed for Railing Men for the Service of the Royal Navy ; arid'that a Bounty of Thirty Shillings mould be paid to. every Able-bodied Landman, not above the Age of Thirty-five, nor under the Age of Eighteen Years, who - mould, "on or before the faid � Thirty-firft Day of March laft, in like Manner, voluntarily enter themfelves to ferve in His Majefty's Royal Navy ; and that a Reward of Five Pounds for every Able, and Two Pounds Ten Shillings for every Ordinary Seaman, mould be paid to any Per-fon, who fhould difcover any Seaman or Seamen who ihould Secret themfelves, fo that fuch Seaman or Seamen ihould be taken for His Mgjefty's faid Service-And whereas the Time limited for. paying the faid Bounties -and Rewards expired on the Thirty-firft of March laft ; and it being judged expedient for His Majefty's Service, that the 'fame ihould be continued to be paid from the faid 31ft.of March, to the 31ft of May next j and that fome Alterations fhou'd be made in the Manner of Payment of the faid Bounties -and Rewards-His Majefty, with the Advice of His Privy-Council, doth therefore Order; and it is hereby accordingly ordered, That the aforementioned Bounties of Six Pounds for every Able Seaman, and of Three Pounds for every Ordinary Seaman, be continued to be paid to every fuch Able and Ordinary Seaman, not above the Age of Fifty, nor under the Age of Eighteen Years, wno fhall, on or before the 31ft Day of May next, voluntarily enter themfelves to ferve in His Majefty's Navy, either with the Captains or Lieutenants of* His Majefty's Ships, or the Chief Officers on Board fuch Tenders as fhall be employed for Railing Men for the Service of His Majefty's Navy; And alfo, that the Bounty of Thirty Shillings be continued to be said to every Able-bodied Landman not above the ^Itge of Thirty-five, nor under the Age of Eighteen Years, who dial),, on or before the faid 31ft Day of May next, voluntarily enter themfelves in like Manner to ferve in His Majefty's Royal Navy j And [ Price Three Pence. ] that fuch refpeftive Sums be paid to all fuch. Seamed and Landmen immediately upon their Entring, by the Officer^ employed in Railing Men for His Majefty's Fleet; with whbinfact Seame&l and Land* men fhall refpe&ively enter ; and where there is sot atiy Regulating Officer, by the Clerk of the Cheque -or Naval Officer of any of His MajeftVs Dockyards-And His Majefty doth hereby furmet OVder, . That the aforementioned Rewards o� Five Poiuids for every Able, arid Two Pounds Ten- ShilBogp foi: ievery Ordinary Seaman, be continued to belaid oil any Perfon who fhall difcover any Seanian or Se^i; men who may fecrei themfelves, fo that fuch $ea*, man or Seamen fhall be taken for His Majefty's iaii Service on or before, the faid 31ft Day of. May next* by any Sea Officers employed for railing Men, or , be brought to any of the faid Officers, or tot the. Clerks of the Cheque or Naval Officer at any of His Majefty's Dock-yards : 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 His Majefty's Navy; and at the Out-Ports, by the Naval Officers where there are any; and where there are no Naval Officers, by the Officers employed in Railing Men ; or, in Cafe of there not being any fuch Officer or Officers, .by the Colle&ors of His Majefty's Cuftotas, immediately, upon a Certificate being produced to the faid Principal Officers and Commiffioners of His Majefty's Navy, Naval Officers, Officers employed in procuring Men, or Colle&ors of His Majefty's Cmloma refpedtjvely, by the Perfon or Perfon? who may make Difcovery of any Seaman or Seamen as afore&jd, certifying his Name, and tne Name or Names, and Number of Seamen procured in Confejuence of his Difcovery ; and the faid Certificate to be given by fuch Officer as may take fuch Seaman or Seamen for His Majefty's Service-Whereof all Perfons concerned are to take Notice, and govern themfelves accordingly. item Fane. St. James's, April 13. The . following Addrefs of the Governor , and Company of the Englifh Colony of Connecticut in New England in America, having been transmitted to the Earl of Egremont, one of His Ma* jefty's Principal Secretaries of State, has been pre-fented to the King: Which Addrefs His Majefty was pleafed to receive very gracioufly. , To the King's moft Excellent Majefty, The humble Addrefs of the Governor and Company of the Englifh Colony of Connecticut in New Eng� land in Americai w Moft Gracious Sovereign, E your Majefty's moft dutiful arid loyal Sab-jecl?, the Governor and Company of youf .GotoSf ;

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Publication: London Gazette

Location: London, Middlesex

Issue Date: April 10, 1762

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