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   London Gazette (Newspaper) - October 2, 1762, London, Middlesex                                &vmb, to249, till J  * 1   , From isatiscfca^ Oftober 2, to CurfDag October 5> 1762. 5/. James's, Otlober 4. HIS Day the Right Honourable the Lord Mayor,,Aldermen, and Commons, of the City of London, in Common Council alTembled, waited on His Majefty, and biding introduced to His Majefty by the Right Honourable William Finch, Efq; Vice-Chamberlain, made, their" Compliments in the following Addrefs, which was fpok-en by Sir William Moreton, Knight, the Recorder. Excellent Majefty The humble Addrefs of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons of the City of London, in Com mora Council aflembkd. Mof gracious Sovereign v iL your Pvlajeily's'^Ver dutiful and Joyal Subjects, the Lo.d Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons*, of your City of London, in-Common Council ajTenibled, humbl'y beg Leave to congratulate you; Majeity upon the late fignal Succefs with which U pleafed  th Arms, in tie Reduction of the Havannah and its Dc- .Trade and Navigation of year Subjects; and prevent the C :lamities of a future- War.  Signed by Order of Court, James Hodges. To which Addrefs His-Majefty was plea fed to return the following- molt gracious Anfwer. Return you my Cordial Hbcwks fo>- this very dutiful and loyal .iddiejs, and for the continued Proofs you give Me of your AttaJjment- to My P erf on and Government. The rl>?e CcnduSl, unwearied Activity, and exemplary Harmony, of my Commanders by Sea and Land, and the intrepid Fa,'our cf My Fleets and Armieshave never been mot e confpictwus, than on the prejent Occa-ficn, and have acquired additionl Glory to the Britljb Arms* The Ready Af?c?hns cf My People, and their Zeal for. the Honour of My Crown, will, I iruft, under the 4 has e Almighty to' biefs your Majeity' an equtahle^ glorious^ and lofting Peace. pendencies (molt properly ftiled the Key of the Spa-nifliWeft Indies, and long deemed .impregnable) unutr a Capitulation that does Honour to the Spirit anci Humanity of the Britifh Nation. It is with the higheft Pleafure we reflect upon the Value and--Importance of this Conqueft, attended with the Acquifirion- of immenfe Riches, and an irreparable Bio*- to tjjt Trade and Naval Power of Spain. A-Conqueft, that gives additional Luftre to an already-Glorious and Succefbful War ; and which cannot but itrike Terror into an Enemy, not only The. Prosperity of the City of London, and the exten-five Tt\;dc and Navigation cf my faithful Subjects, are, and ever will be, the conjlant Objects of My unwearied Care and Attention* They Were all received very gracioufly ; and had the Honour to kifs His Majeityrs Hand; His Majeity was pleafed to confer the Honour of Knighthood on, Thomas Challenor, * ur      e,   1/r   r .    ^r and (Eiqrs. Sheriffs of the City Henry Bankes,       f of London' uftprdvoked, but infenfibie to the repeated Initances J    The following Addrefs of the Provoft, Magiftrates -        ...    1 ancj Town Council of the City of Stirling, having been frHnfmitted by the Right Honourable William Pitt, Ekj; to the" Earl of Egremont, one of His Majefty's Principal Secretaries of State, has by him been.prefented to His Majefty : Which Addrefs His of your Mayfly's Good-will, Fricndihip, and Mo-deration; and convince him, that there is no A*-tempt, how arduous foever, but what, planned and directed by the Wifloni of your Majefty's Councils, may, under the Divine Providence, be effected bv the Harmony, Activity, and Abilities of fuch Com- Majefty was pleafed to receive very gracioufly. manders, and the Valour, Zeal, and Emulation of To- the King's moft Excellent Majefty, your Fleets and Armies, regardlefs of any Fatigues ,     U1   ...  c   c ,   "       A A,   .   ' it Dangers, where-ever the Glory of their King and The h"mb!e Addreft of the Provoft, Magiftrates and Country is concerned. May the Pofieflion o.f this very valuable Conqueft, together with other hanpy Cohfequences of your Majefty's Meafures, thus rifely and vigorqufly pur fued, prove the Means of effe&ually defeating the ambicious Views of your Majefty's Enemies, and of for ever diffolving the late alarming Compaft of the Houfe of Bourbon, calculated to deftroy the Commerce of your Subjc&s, and replete with Danger to to the Exiftencc of your Majefty's ancient and natural AHy, and to the Independance of the reft of the Powers of Europe. Town Council of your-Cicy of Stirling. MoJ? grade us Sovereign, � r       ^T/'E your Majcfty^s very dutiful and- loyal Sub jefts, the PryOvolt,' Magiftrates I Town Council afTembledj huhibly beg Leave to-join,'with your other loyal Subjects, in congratulating^ybnrMaj^[ty'"^poii' the fafe and happy Delivery of the Queen, and tie aufpicious Birth of'a" Prince.  :    \ The Welfare of the Subject is'fo infeparabJycwii nefted with- the Profperity and^'Happinefs cf your Majefty's Family,  that' this important Event* tpqft And we beg Leave humbly to aflure your Majefty,] raife 'in us ^e moft grateful Sentiments, of thePivirie '   Goodnefs. ' , that your faithful Citizens of London, animated by the warroeft5enfe of Du:y to your Majefty,-and their Country, will, with unwearied Chearfulnefs, con-: tribute their utmoft Efforts to ftrengthen /our Ma-J^^Rt* jefty's Hands, until your Enemies, moved by their own repeated Loilesand DiftrefTes, fhall be difpbfed' td'Hften to fuch Terms of Accommodation, asyour l^oyal 'Wifdom fliaH  think adequate to our Glorious. Succeffes ; and fuch' as naay effeftualiy fecur� the May Her Majefty be thereby quickly reftored to- Health.and'Lengfti'o^Daysgivenlthe|l6yal ] the" Gdveril merit ;e -the Grnatnent and of Liberty-.and your ;fbrm th^Mii'd t' � .  t 1     -r   

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