Tuesday, August 3, 1762

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London Gazette (Newspaper) - August 3, 1762, London, Middlesex From Cusftiag Auguft 3, to featutfJaj Auguft 7, 1762. AT the Court at &. Jamef's, the 14th Day of ^ July, i76z, PRESENT, The KING'S moft Excellent Majefty in Council. HEREAS His Majefty.was pleafed, by His Order in Council of the 2d of April Jail, to direft, Th.it the Bounties of Six Ppunds for every able Seaman, and of Three Pounds for every ordinary Seaarin, fhould continue to be paid to every fuch able and ordinary seaman, not ibove the Age. of Fifty, nor under the Age of Eighteen Years, who fhould. on or before the 3ill Day of May laft, voluntarily enter themfelves to ferve in His Majefty's Navy, either with the Capiains 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 ; And alfo that the Bounty of Thirty Shillings ftpiild 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 fhould, on or before'the faid 31ft Day of May laft, vo'.iinta-' rily 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 Perfon who fhould difcover any Seaman' or 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-firft Day of May laft.--And whereas the Time limited for paying the faid Bounties and Rewards hath been continued and extended to the. 31ft of this Inftant July ; And it being judged expedient for His Majefty's Service, that the fame fhould be continued for iome i iiue' 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 31 ft Day. of this Inftartt July, to the 30th Day of September 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. W. bharpe. hijlmn, July 10. Advices from the Provinces fince the 26th paft. ALEMTEGO. Elvas, July 4. Although by Advices from'the Frontiers of this Province we know, that in Spanifh Eftremadoura, and che Condada de Niebla, there, are feveral Regiments of Infantry and Cavalry, they [ Price Three Pence. ] ' have not committed any Thing upon thefe Frontifes worthy of Notice. B E I R A. Almeida, July 3, 4, 5, and 6. The Enemy ftil{: continue in the fame Camp between Val de la Mula and Val de Codha, and convince us daily moie and' more of th. ir Intention to lay formal Siege to thil Place : They have reconnoitred the Ground about it, probably with a View to chufe out Places proper' to raife Batteries : They have augmented the Num-i' ber of their Troops with fome Corps which have'. marched from Ettremadoura to Ciuda'i Rodri^o and have tianfported from this Tift Place li the' Artillery belonging to it. Upon thefe Appearances' 'we are here taking all the necefTary St p- towards a vigorous Def.nce, and hope to difconcert jrie Scheme of the Enemy. Several different Detachments have been fent out; jfrom their Camp, who have -co-; mined Unheard of Barbarities among .the fr all Villages, which cnuld not. "poiiibly be "in a State 6 defend toemielvcs : Robbing and murdering he Inhabitants; fJting Fire. ,to their vrops; and not even leaving the i'mall Quantity of Furnkure belong'n^ r Fi ChapJs " ; "M IN HO. Guimaraem, July , and 7. 1c appears by all the Letters whu'h hare been, received'.f on> Eaftern Frontiers of this Province, that the Enemy h;s m.tie no Attack on the Side of the Ri er Mmh.o worth: Notice \ and that, on the o'her Frontier of the Pro- . vince of Tras-os-Montes, the.�e were no mote than the Body of Troops at Lhaves. j TRAS-OS-MONTES. Torrc Mancorvo, June 25. 1 he Bod y of Spanifh Troops, which were in this Town, and the Places adjacent, retired Yefterd ,y 3t Mi 'night, with Precipitation, and marched towards the Camp dt Duas Igrcjas, to join the Marquis of Sarria, giving out; that, after being incorporated with him, they were to march to befiege Almeida. From' Braganza we have likewife Advice, that he Enemy had marched out of that To.'-n on tne 30th of June, carding along with them all the Carts and Oxen fit for Service ; after having p'unaeted the College znd Church, and the Houf.s 0/ i^erai principal People; whom, together with feveral PrieRst they carried off with them into Spain : Tnev alftj killed feveral of the Peafancs of that Neighborhood in cold Blood. We received Advice, at the fameTirm?, that the Spaniards had left their Camp near Miranda., and had retired to Zamora; and. gave out, that they were marching to Almeida'.  , & Dujeldorf, July 22. The Prince of Conde de- ^ camped the i6th from Coesfeldt, and arrived the �^ fame Day between Hus Dulmen, and S.ten. A nk� violent Rain, which continued all the Day, fpoiled/:fks'cr the Roads; an4 the Light Troop3 of ihe AIlie&fw>*~

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