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London Gazette (Newspaper) - July 31, 1762, London, Middlesex Humfc 102311, FiDm Saturtiag July 31, to CueCfcaH Auguft 3* 1762, AT the Court at St. Jamei'i-, the 14th Day of A 74-. 1762, P RESENT, The KING'S moft ExcellentMajefty in Council. 'HEREAS' His Majefty was pleafed, by His Order in Council of the 2d of April laft, to direct, That the Bounties of Six Pounds for every able Seaman, arid of Three Pounds for every ordinary Seaman, mould continue co 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 May laft, 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 fhould be employed for railing Men for the Service of His Majefty's Royal Navy I And alfo that the Bounty of Thirty Shillings fhould be continued to 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 31 fir Day of May laft, 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, fhould continue to be paid to any Pelfon who fhould difcover any Seaman dr Seamen who may fecret themfelves, fo that fuch Seaman or Seamen fhould be taken for His Majefty's. faid Service, on or'before the faid Thirty-nrft Day of May laft.--And whereas the Time limited ffi paying the faid Bounties and Rewards hath Wen continued and extended to the 31ft of tb\ Inftant July; And it being judged expedient for His Majefty's Service, that the fame fhould be continued for fome Time longer; His Majefty, with the Advice of His Privy Council, doth therefore order, and 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 July, to the 30th Day of September nexh 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. W. Sharps. Pettrjburg July 10. Yefterday Her Imperial Majefty theEmprefs ofRuffiawas proclaimed fole and reigning Emprefs, and Sovereign of this Empire, by the Name of Catharine the Second, and immediately thereupon, the feveral Orders Ecclefiaftical, Civil, and Military, took the Oaths of Fidelity to her Imperial Majefty, and to her Son the Great Duke. Paul, as her lawful Heir. Breflavj,yyuly 14. The lateft Accounts from the Upper Silefia fay, that the Duke of Bevern was near Troppau, General Verner at Fulneck, and General Beck at Bohrn, between HofF and Sternberg, ftill keeping, open his Communication with the County of Glatz. Nothing has happened worth writing, between the two-Armies in the Neighbourhood of Schweidnkz. [ Price Three Pence. J - ' . Bre/Jaiv, July 23. On the 21ft; inthe Mornings the King of Pruffia attacked the Rfght of Marfhal Daun's Army, polled upon the Heights near the Village of Burckerfdorff, which were carried by the Pruffians. An Attack was then ordered to -be made upon the Villages Ludwigfdotff and LeuthmatifdorfF, from which the Auftrians were likewife driven ; and, by thefeSucce/Tes, their Communication with Schweidnkz was entirely cut off. It was refolved the next Day to have attacked the Poll of BarfdorfF, towardi the Left of Marfhal Daun's Army, near Tanhaufert; where the Head Quarter was;, bur; by Accounts received laft Night, Marihal Daun was retired* with Part of his Army, towards Braunau, in Bohemia ; and the other Part had withdrawn into the County of Glatz. It' is not yet known here, with Certainty, what Lofs may have been fuitained on either Side ; but the Reports are, that the Pruffians took 14 Pieces of Cannon, and made upwards of tooo Pri-foners; that the Defertion in the Aullrian Army Was very great; and that the Lofs of the Pruffians did. not exceed 300 Men. Hague, July 27. ' All our Advices from the Rhine agree in the March of the Prince of Conde from Coesfeldt by Dulmen to Bockum, where he halted the 2zd, intending to detach a great Part of his. Troops to reinforce the other Army, and to fix his own Head Quarters at DufTeldoifF, in order to guard the Rhine. In his March, the Light Troops and Detachments from the* Hereditary Prince's Corps harrafTed him extremely, and took a great deal of his Baggage. Some of our. Accounts fey, that the Prince of Conde was actually arrived at Dufieldorff on the 24th. The Hereditary Prince.was, on the' 24thj encamped at Marck near Ham. The King of Pruffia is faid to -be at Landfhut, and General de Wied advanced into Bohemia towards Konigfgratz. There had been a fmart A�ilon' at Braunau, where the Pruflian Colonel Lo/Tow is faid to have been killed. Colonel Kleiftof the Pruffians, who had made an Incurfion into Bohemia on ' the Side of Saxony,'is returned to Prince" Henry's Army, the Prince of Stolberg, with the Army of the Empire, having marched forward again towards the1 Pruflian Chain commanded by Major General Belling. Hague July 30. Nothing is come from the Allied Army fince Captain Cunningham went thro' this place, though further Accounts "are hourly expefted. We are informed, that the Prince of Conde's Army has palled the Heights of Cologne by Divifions, directing its March towards Siegen. Sixteen Battalions have remained for the Guard of Rees, Wefel, DuP feldorff, and Cologne, with a few Squadrons. St. James's, Auguji '2. Captain Cunningham, who is juft arrived, being difpatched the 24th paft by Prince Ferdinand to His Majefty, brings Word, That the Day before, he had caufed an Attack to be made, by a Detachment of the Allied Army, confiding of fome Hanoverian and Heffian Troops, under the Command of General Gilfae, upon Part of the Enemy's Right Wing, compered chiefly of the Saxon Troops, under Count de Luface, in their intrenched Camp of Lutternberg : That the Allied Troops marched through the Fulde up
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