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London Gazette (Newspaper) - February 20, 1762, London, Middlesex i a i r , X X jautfjqftg; From fearurDap February to, to cttC&ap February 23, 1762. By the KING, A PHOCtAMATION, * \ For giving Encouragement to Seamen and Able-bodied Landmen to enter themfehves on Board His Majeftys Ships of War i and for granting Rewards for dif- covering fueh Seamen as jball conceal themfelves. G E 0 R G E R. *H ERE A S for-the fpeedy Manning Our Fleet, We did, by Our Royal Proclamation bearing-Date the zzd Day of July laft, Promife and Declare, amon�ft other Things, That the Bounties of. Five Pounds for every Able Seaman, and Thirty Shillings for every Ordinary Seaman, fheuld be paid to every fuch Able and Ordinary Seaman* not above the Age of Fifty, nor under the Age of Twenty Years, who {hould, on or befove the 12th Day of September theii following, enter themfelves to ferve in Our RoyaPNavy^ either with the Captains or Lieutenants of Our Ships, or the Chief Officers on Board fuch Tenders as mould be employed for Raifing Men for the Service of pur Royal Navy f and that a Bounty of Thirty Shillings fhould be paid to every Able-bodied Landman, not above the Age of Thirty, five, nor under the Age of Twenty Years, who {hould, on or before the faid 12th Day of-September; in like Manlier, voluntarily enter themfelves to ferve in Our Royal Navy ; and that a Reward of Two Pounds for every Able, and Thirty Shillings for every Ordinary Seaman, paid to any Perfon, who fhould difcovfer any Seaman or Seamen, who ihould fecret* thenar felves, fo that &chSeaman or Seamen Ihould^be taken /or Our faid Service : Which faid Bounties and Rewards have been continued by Our Orders in Council from the faid 12th Day of September to the-31ft Day of laft Month.. And whereas many Men are ftill wanting to compleat the Complements of Our Ships now fitting out for Sea, We do therefore hereby Promife and Declare, That, for the better Eneourage-ent of all fuch Seamen, Seafaring Men, and Able-bodied Landmen who fliall voluntarily.enter themfelves into Oar Service, the Bounties of Six Pounds for every Able Seaman, and of Three Pounds for every Ordinary Seaman, belaid to every fuch .Able 31ft Day of R^archnext, by any of Our Sea Officer*/ employed (of raifiixg Men 9 the &id Regards to fce paid for any Seaman or Seamen fo difcoverqd" and taken in iand about London, by the PirindpatCtecerg and Cominiffioners of our Navy; and at the Out Ports, by the Naval Officers" where Ithere are any, and where there are no Naval Officers, by fiieGol-ie&ors of Our Cuiloms,, immediately'nponr a Certificate being produced! to theMti. Principal Officers and Commiffiohers of Our [ Navy, Naval jOi^cers, or Colle&brs of Our; Cuftoins refpe&ryelyvby: Perfon who may make Difcovery of any ean&a; or Seamen as afore&id, certifying his Naine,afid Hx6 Name or Names, ^d Number of Seatneri^octfpetf in Confequenceof hisJDifcoirerj ; and the faid Cer-tificate to be given by fuch Officer as may take fuch Seaman or Seamen for Oar Service* Given at Our Court at St. famefs, &e Second Day of February^ 1762* in -the Second Year ' of Our Reign. GOD Save the KING. + r J1 \ St, Jatnefs, February 23, The following Addrefe of the Lieotenant C&* vernor, the Council, and the Gen&al Afkmbly of the Colony of New York, having been trtpnitted b the Earl of EgriimOnt, one df His Majefty's Principal Secretaries of State, b$s presented to the King: Which Addrefs HisMajefty ^was pleafed to receive Very gratioaOy. To the King's moft i^celfentMajeftyi The humbleJ Addrefs of the Lieutenant governor, the Council, and the- Genera! Afferably ^of the Colony of New York, M&JI'Gracious Sovertign, tKj : Eyour Majefty*s Ltenteniat the Council, and the General AtSmbiy for the Colony of New York, happy in^n Opportuui^ of testifying 'the Ardour ahd Sine 1 utIUofiriousHoufe, m an'equal Participation of the Rights ^dPriwIeges of, a free and happy People, xmder a Succeffiop of Kings, who have made it their C&orjr aod Delight to iway th^ Sceptre, agreeable to the wife and talent Frame of the BHtiih CorMU^OMa w� to xekn &tfc$Hcart� ;