London Gazette, October 30, 1762

London Gazette

October 30, 1762

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London Gazette (Newspaper) - October 30, 1762, London, Middlesex 0smp. ioi$f. From SatucDap Odtober 30, to rU�fDag November 2, 1762. XT the Court at St. James'i, the 17th Day of September, 1762, . PRESENT, The KING'S moft Excellent 'Majefty in Council. WHEREAS His Majefty was pleafed, by His Order in Council of the 2c�of April laft, to" direft, That the Bounties of Six Pounds for every able Seaman, and of Three Pounds for every ordinary Seaman, ihould 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. Ihould, 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 fhopld be employed for raffing Men for the Service of His Majefty's Royal Navy : And:alfo that the Bounty of Thirty Shillings Ihould 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 31ft 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, ihould,continue to. be paid to any PerJbri who.mould difcover 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 pf May laft.-- And whereas the Time limited for. paying ;the faid Bpunties and Rewards hath been coatinued and extended P the 30th of this Inftant September; And it being judged expedient for His.Majefty's. Seryjce, 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 30th Day. of this Inftant September, to the 30th Day of November next. And that .the faid Bpunties and Rewards, be paid in the Manner direfted by His.Majefty's afore-, mentioned Order in Council of the 2d of. April iaft. Whereof all .Perfons concerned are to take Notice, and govern themfelves accordingly. W. Blair. �tyarfann, OBober 9. The Member who had given in a Manifeft againft the Continuance of the Diet, being departed for the Country ; as he could not be found, and that Manifeft confequently could not be retraced, the Affembly was broken up of courfe the next Day. ''.*' Breflatw, Oiloher 10. Yefterday the Town b Schweidnitz furrendcred by Capitulation', which was notified here in the Evening by the Arrival of a Number of Poftmafters, and Poftilibns blowing their Horns. The Garrifon are made Prifoners of War, and will march out this Day. There'is no diftincl Account yet received here df'wha'tprecedcd this Surrender : Only  it is faid,', thati>n the�th, "about Two in the. Afternoon* : a; Komb&ccidemally. fell into the Gafematte of the Forr N�. 2 j where- there was a Quantity of Gun- - [ Prict Three Pence. ] powder; the Blowing up of which filled^-DiftAi' on the Side next the Town, and killedla Major, t Seven other Officers, and Two Hundred Men. r This Accident, joined ta the Pruffiahsfpringing '� -Mine in the Nigh't between the Sth'a'ndpth, which' totally ruined the Covered Way,-" is imagined to have'" induced the Commandant to capitulate.' We hear from Saxony, that on the 27th and z8rit of September, the advanced, Pofts of his Royal Hfgh;-; * nefs Prince Henry were vigorously attacked affd;oWi='1 ged to retire; that on the 29th, General HaddiCk* ' attacked the Prince's Left Wing-,' and the Landlberg,^ fituated in the Front of LieuienantGeneral Holfen's Right.- The Fire of the Artillery- -atidi Smalt Arm's1 afted upwards of Sitf Hours j and the Auftrnifis wete*- * at laft.repulfed with a confiderable.LoTsedf kJHeS and wounded,, befides Three Hundred'. Frifcrroersv His Royal Higbnefs; feeing the-Danger he wasek-pofed to from the vaft Superiority of th&Auftriansy' decamped from PretfchendorfF on the 30th,-;at Three^ in the. Morning, and retired, to Freyberg*: without the Enemy's perceiving-his Retreati General Hulfen;;'-ikewife quitted .his Position, and occupied the Gamp' of Katzenhaufen- �  :  -. �>. '�>�'-1 BreJZa-zv, ,03~ober.i$., > Yefterday the iirft: Tfanf- \ port of Prifoners, (confiftingof i^oo.Crpates) frprft' Schweidnitz, arrived here about Noon ; a,nd-'th&;.t fecond ; Tranfport, compofed of 2000 Regulars, is: : expefted To-day. : . .'   : � [� rj- It Is reported,-that Marihal-Daun- has fent aJDe*; �'. tachment into the Higher Silefia, to*'1. tiers of. Moravia, whilft he. remained; withiihd.; Grofs of hisTArmy, near Glatz, to watch the King of,Pfuffia's lVJ[ptions.- .:.. .b:.r."r Major, who was fpnlft'Time.^ ago-detached towards.Jiirfchb.erg, and.afterwards inta.Lufat.ia, thought proper, upon -the Approach of-: General Beclc, to retire, and,has finceT joined the King of PruffiVs Army, after raifing confidefabie Contributions on the Towns of Lauban, Gorlita, and Zittau. '. . >.�- Breflaiv\,08eber, 1.7,. The Prifoners from Sellweii-liitz have been, brought in daily, inr different Cbn> ; vo'ys. They amount, -in:all, to between Six and \ Seven Ttioufand Men, befides the Sick.and-Wijrind.-'--ed, who, could tranfported,-and are^faid td " be about Seventeen Hundred. Among-the Pii- -fbhers are 13a Officers, one Lieutenant Genejal^andl' two Major GeneraTfe; There were killed of the Gax~> rifoh, ^during trTe Siege,'"near Thirteen Hundred * Menfo "that their whole Number may be fairly" reckoned *to have'been Ten Thoufandi" befides- 150 Dragoons and'Huffars......... ' '- "" TheLofsof the ;Befiegers is not kno 'n hei'e wiri Certainty 7 but is reckoned at'about Three Thou^ 'fand killed and wounded. . ' _ : The .following is the Capitulation, granted to the Gar' ,rifonljMi Prujjfian Majefyi ..... Points of. Capitulation -propafed by the Imperial Royal . .... :\GarrifoTi of' SchtweidnilX.'- The Garrifon demands to Capitulate on the following' _ ''-. Conditions. NH� Garrifon fhafl go put of the- Place with, ^ Drums beating* and all -the tjonours of Warfhall Jay down, their "Arms, and .'render ,{hem*> fetves Prifoners of War. The Officers' jib Jkeep; jhelr;. Swords, and the Warrant Offrcers their SaBres|" I. Granted, II. The ;