Saturday, July 10, 1762

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London Gazette (Newspaper) - July 10, 1762, London, Middlesex unit). ioiifr From featUCHag July 10, to fcfoa? July 13, 1762. AT the Court at 'St. Jake ft, the 28 th of May, 1762, PRESENT, The KING'S mbft Excellent Majefty in Council. WHEREAS His Majefty was pleafed by His Order in Council ef the zd of April laft, to direct, That the Bounties of Six Pounds for every able Seaman, 'and of Three Pounds for every ordinary Seaman, mould continue to be paid to every fuch able and ordinary Seaman, not above the Age of fifty, nor under the Age of Eighteen Years, who fhould, on or, before the, 31ft Day of this Inftant, voluntarily enter themfelves to ferve in His Ma-jefty's Navy, either with the Captains or Lieutenant^ of His Majefty's Ships, or the Chief Officers tfrTt Board fuch Tenders as mould be employed? for railing Men for the Setvice of His Majefty's Royal' Navy : And alfb that the Bounty of Thirty-Shillings Ihould be continued to be paid to every abfe bodied Landman not above the Age of Thirty Five, nor under the Age of Eighteen Years, who Ihould, on or before the faid 31ft Day of this Inftant, voluntarily enter themfelves in like Manner to ferve in His Majefty's Royal Navy ; and that a Reward of Five Pounds for every able, and of Two Pounds Ten Shillings for every ordinary Seaman, Ihould continue to be paid to any Perfon who Ihould difcdver any Seaman or Seamen who may fecret themfelves, fo that fuch Seaman or Seamen ihould be taken for His Majefty's faid Service, on or before the faid Thirty-firft Day of this Inftant. - And whereas the Time limited for paying the faid Bounties and Rewards is near expiring; And it being judged expedient for His Majefty's Service, that the fame fhould be continued for lorne Time longer; His Majefty, with the Advice of His Privy Council, doth therefore order, arid it is hereby accordingly ordered, that the Time limited for Payment of the faid Bounties and Rewards, be prolonged and extended from the faid 31ft Day of this Inftant May, to the 31ft Day of July next; And that the faid Bounties and Rewards be paid in the Manner directed by His Majefty's aforementioned Order in_ Council of the 2d of April laft. Whereof all Perfons concerned are to take Notice, and govern themfelves accordingly.- tV. Blair, Two Hundred Spaniards ; and that there was great and frequent Defertion from this Corps. 1 From the fame Place we have Advices, of the 18th of this Month, that the Spaniards then remained in the fame Camp, without any other News, than that they continued to fend out Parties to guard the Cattle, which they could find difperfed about the Fields. MINHO. Amarante, June 20. The Advice's received frbrri the*Province of Tfas-os-Montes are, That the Spa-iyfh Army in this Province is divided into three' Corps : The principal Body is encamped at Duas Igrejias, near Miranda ; another of Five Thoufand Men at Torre de Moncofvo; and a Third of the fame Number of Troops near Chaves. $ Thofe who retired from Villa Real and Mirandela' towards Miranda, were attacked upon their March by the Militia, which were ppfted at the Villa pouca de Aguiar, who killed fome of the Spaniards, and took Twenty odd Prifoners, which were fent to the Head Quarters. We have Advice of the 2 2d, that a Convoy of Sixty Mules, laden with Provifions, had been takeri from the Enemy about two Leagues from Chaves. The fame Advices add, That the Spaniards are* preparirig to invade this Province in different Places; ALENTEJO. From the Frontier of this Province we have received ho Advices worthy of Notice. ALGARVE. . Tavira, June 1 2, and 17. Some Boxes of Papers have been thrown upon the Shore near Faro and Alvor ; by which it appears, that they came out of a Spanifh Frigate called the Hermione, which had failed from Calhao de Lima, In the Month of January of this prefent Year, with Two Millions Six Hundred Thoufand Hard Dollars, regiftered for the Court of Madrid ; and although hitherto no Letters have been received from Gibraltar, by which lie can be determined, it is here looked upon as probable* that this Regifter Frigate has been taken by two Englllh ones, which were cruizing upon that Coaft. Grebenfteinj June 28. Lift of the French Prifoners taken in the Aciion of the 24th Inftant. Officers of the different Regiments -- 162 Lisbon, June 26. Advices which have been received from the Provinces, from the 5th Inftant to this Day. BE IRA. Almeida, June 12. By a Letter of this Date, we are informed, that the Enemy, to the Number of Eight Thoufand Men, has entered the Frontier, and is encamped between Val d?la Mulla and Val de Coelha, a* League from Almeida: That feveral Parties had fallied forth from the Camp, and had pillaged the Villages upon that Frontier, and had hot even fpared the Churches ; but that thefe Parties had been driven back by the Portuguefe Militia, Who had killed and taken Prifoners upwards of [ Price Three Pence. ] Grenadiers of France -- Royal Grenadiers of Rochalambert -.--^-of l'Efpinaffe -- ----- of le Camus of Narbonne--- Aquitaine - Poitou - Royal Deux-ponts Wrfldner D'Epting 1 o Choifeul Dragoons - Royal Piceardy Cavalry " Fitz-James's Cavalry -- Chamboran -;- Monnet - Of other Regiments and Corps 635 208 135 121 60 432 29 30 108 55 64 30 77 28 112 446

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