Saturday, October 16, 1762

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London Gazette (Newspaper) - October 16, 1762, London, Middlesex mwfc. 10253. From ^aturDag O&ober 16, co Cwf&ap Odober 19, 1762. A T the Court at St. James's, the 17th Day of September, 1762, PRESENT, The KING'S molt Excellent Majefty in Council. 'HEREAS His Majefty was pleafed, by His Order in Council of the 2d of April Jail, to direct, That the Bounties of Six Pounds for every able Seaman, and of Three Pounds for every ord; nary Seaman, fhould continue co be paid co every fiich 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 lalt, voluntarily enter themfelves to ferve in His Ma-jelly's Navy, either with the Captains or Lieutenant-of His M.veft.'s Ships, or the Chief Officers on Buaid !'>!' lenders as ihould be employed for raifmg Mt-: .. rise Service of His Majefty's Royai N.ivy : And dfo that the Bounty of Thirty Shillings fluj-j1: be continued :o be paid to every able bodied Land.rj -n siv i�ove the Age of Thirty F.ve, no. under the Age .>fE;>h'een Years, who fhould, on or before the laid 3: ll Day of May Jail, voluntarily e.iter tht-mfelves in like Manner to ferve in His Majeity's Roya; Navy ; and that a Reward of Five Pounds for (very able, and of Two Pounds Ten Shillings for e>ery ordinary Seaman, fhould continue to be paid to any Perfon who fhould difcover any Sen man or Seamen who may fecret themfelves, fo that fuch Seaman or Seamen fhould be taken for His Majeify's faid Service, on or before the faid Thirty-firit Day of May laft.--And whereas the Time limited for paying the faid Bounties and Rewards hath been continued and extended to the 30th of this Inftant September; And it being judged expedient for His Majeily's Service, that the fame fhould be continued for fome ) hue 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 30th Day of this Inftant September, to the 30th Day of November next. And that the faid Bounties and Rewards be paid in the Manner directed by His Majeity's aforementioned Order in Council of the 2d of April laft. Whereof all Perfons concerned are to take Notice, and govern themfelves accordingly. W. Blair. St. James's, OSiober 19. The following Addrefs of the High Sheriff, Gentry, Clergy, and Freeholders, of the County of Devon, having been tranfmitted by Benjamin Incledon, Efq; High Sheriff of the faid County, to the Earl of Egremont, one of His Majeily's Principal Secretaries of State, has by him been prefented to His Ma jeitv : Which Addrefs His Majefty was pleafed to receive very gracioufly. To the King's molt Excellent Majefty. May It phafe your Majefty, TO permit the High Sheriff, Gentry, Clergy, and Freeholders, of your County of Devon, to approach your Throne, and congratulate your Majefty on the Birth of the Prince : An Event not more pleafing to your Majeily, than iatijfactory to [ Price Three Pence. ] your dutiful Subjects, as it promifes Stability to the many and great Bleffings we at preient enjoy under your Majeily's moit aufpicious Reign. Whillt we contemplate th.s Happir.efs, with the Hopes of its Duration, as providentially conveyed to us through your Majefty, it is no v> onder ih.t we endeavour co exprefs our Senfe of it by a furable B.h:iv.our : That we acknowledge the Favour of Heaven, not only by di/eft AddrefTes thidier, buc by encouraging and promoting Union ar.d Loyalty among ourielves, and by ftri ing with ail the Eager-nefs of Duty and Affect.-on tofupport and leiTen the natural and unavoidable Weight of Government. With thefe Sentiments we cannot refrain from lookmg forward, ar.d imagining a Race of Princes of your llluitrious Houfe, formed by the Exam [Is of their Royal Parents, to merit the Divine Protection, , to implore the Supreme Difpofer of all Things, that your Majelty's Reign over us nia^ be of the longer! Continuance ; and ch-t each Sc^ge of your valuable Life may be particularly mu-ked with every Species of publick and domeit ck Good, �>\hich can gratify the belt of Men, and greater! of Piinces. We further beg Leave to embrace this Opportunity of congratulating your Majefty on ;he Reduction of the Havannah witn its Dependencies, in the I Hand of Cuba, by your Majeity's Arms; and exprcfimg our Acknowledgments to thofe brave Men, who have fo gallantly fignalized ' theti.felves on tii?.t glo* rious Occafion. It were almoft need.'efs to add, chat the Senfe we have of your Majeity's Wifdom affords the ftrongelt Aiiurances, chat this and all the other Conqueffs, with which it hath pleafed the Divine Providence to diitinguifh your Majeity's Reign, will not fiil to be improved to the laiting Imereit and Benefit of your Subjects. Caitle of Exon, 6th Day of October, 1762, The following Addrefs of the Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council of the City of Exctei, having been tranfmitted by the Right Honourable William Pitt, Efq; to the Earl of Egremont, one of His Majeily's Prineipal Secretaries of State, has by him been prefented to His Majefty : Which Addrefs His Majefty was plsaf-d :o receive very gracioufly. To the King's molt Excellent Majefty, The humble Addrefs of the Mayor, Aldermen, and Coinmon-Councd of the City of Exeter, in Chamber alfembled. May it pleafeyour Majefty, YOUR Majeily's ever faithful and loyal Subjects, the Mayor, Aldermen, and Common-Cour.til, cf your'City of Exeter, full of thofe Sentiments of joy and Admiration, with which the continually :n-creafing Glories of your Majeity's aufpicious and v ictorious Reign, cannot fail to warm every truely Critifh Breaft, humbly beg Leave to pour them forth before your Thione, in our moit dutiful Congratulations on the fignal Succefs with which it hath pleafed the Divine Providence to crown your Majefty '5

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