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London Gazette (Newspaper) - January 12, 1762, London, Middlesex From QfrmtbSS January 12, to featutftag January 1$, 1762, By tie It I N G. . v A P R OC LA M. ATIO N _ i^r a General FAST, '  GEORGE R. '" . , . : - 'E/taidng "into Our moil' ferjous Confi-^deratfoji.the juft and neceflary Wars in which We are engaged with the French King, and ;the Grown^-of Spain, and  putting Oar Truft in Almighty God, that He will vouchfafe a fpecial Bleffing on Our Anns both, by Sea and j^and, have refolved, and do, by and with the Advice of Our Privy,Council, Hereby Command, That a publick Fall and' Humiliation be obferved throughout = that Part of Our - Kingdom of Great Britain called -England/ Oyf Dominion'of Wales, iarid Town of Berwick upon Tweed, upon Friday'the Twelfth Day of March next; that (o both-We and Our People may humble Ourfelves before Almighty God, in order to obtain Pardon of Our Sins ; and may, in the niqnV devout and folemn Manner, fend lip Our Prayers and Supplications to the"DivineMa-jelly, for averring 'thole heavy Judgements, which Our manifold Sins and Provocations, have.moft juftly. deferved^ and imploring-His Bleffing and Affiftance on Our Arm's, and for reftbring and. perpetuating Peace, Safety, and Profperity,-to Us, and Our King-; doms : -And We do ftridtly Charge and Command, That the faid publick Fall be reverently and devoutly obferved by "all Our loving Subjects in England, : Our Dominion of Wales, and Town of Berwick upon Tweed, as they tender the Favour of Almighty God, and would avoid His Wrath and Ihdjgnation j and upon Pain of fuch Punifliment, as We may juftly.iirflic"r. on all fuch as contemn and negleflt. the - Performance of -fb religious'. ajid... neceflary a Duty. And for the better and more orderly iblemnizing the fame, We have given Directions to the rooft; Reverend the Archbifliops, and the Right Reverend the Biihop's of England, to.compofe a Form of Prayer fuitable to this Occafion, to be ufed in all Churches, .Chapels, and Places of Publick Worfhip ; arid to rtake Care the fame be timely difperfed throughout their refpeftive Diocefes. ; - - - , . - Given at Our Court. afSt. jamesV, the Second . Day of January^ One thoufand feven hundred arid fixty-i wo, in- the Second Year- of Oar Reign, , GOD Save the KING. -V.  By the K I N G, -" A P ROC LAM ATIO N � . \ ' For' a General FA S T. �' ' GEO R G E R,v ~ : . "IT/Ej talting into Our inbft feriour Cordldera-VV/ tion the juft. and neceflary Wars in which We are engaged with the French-King, and th^-7; Crown of Spain, and putting Our Truft in'Aln^gh'ty . God, that He will Vouchfafe a fpecial Bljt&ng on . Our Arms both by' Sea and^aao^ave' refofved, and do; by and with the Advice of Our Privy Council," hereby Command,^ That a Publick Faft"and Humiliation be obferved'throughput,that Part of Our.-j Kingdom of Great Britain called Scotland, onTJjorf-day the'Eleventh^Day of March nexVj that fo^both We and Our People, may bumble Ourfelves.. beforr Almighty God, in order to ob^airi Pardbti1 of lOaf *iR3i and may, in the moft devont and foleiii* [ Price Three-Pence. | Manner* fend up Our Prayers and Supplications to the-Divine Majefty, for averting thofeneavy Judge-meats, which Our manifold Sins and Provocations haverntrft Juftly defefv'edi and imploring- His Bleffing and Affiftance o'nOur Arms,, and for reftoring.and perpetuating Peace, Safely, and Profperity,; to TJs^ and Our Kingdoms': .And.We dp.ftriftlyCharge and Command, That the faid Publick Faft-b'ereve-.rently and devoutly obferved by all Our loving Subjects in Scotland^ as they tender, the Favour of Almighty God, and: would "avoid .His Wrath and Indignation j; aiid upori- Pafn of "fuch PuniflinVent, ki -We may juftly infticl on all ffuch as contemn;and neglect the.Performance of fo religious and neceflary a Duty. Our;Will is therefore, and We charge, That incontinent this Our Proclamation feen, ye ;pafa to {the, Marlcet Profs of Edinburgh, and all other Place? "needful, .and ,therer in Our Name and Ao> thprity, make Publicatipn hereof, that hone pretend Jgnbrance.,And Qur Will; and PJeafure is, That-Our Soltidtbr. docaufe printed Copies hereof tcr.be fent to. the Sheriffs of the feveral Shires, Stewart3"of Stewarties, and Bailiffs .of. Regaj;ties, and; their:. Clerks, whom We ordain to fee the^ame publilhed ; and Wfe..appoint them to. fend Doubles, hereof to the feveral Parpch Kirk% within their' Bounds, that upon the .y Lord's. Day immediately' ^preceding 'the Day? above-mentioned,- the fame may "be pupliftied and read from-the;Pulpits, immediately after Divine Ser- vice. Given at Our Court at St, James's, the Second Day of January, One thpufand feven hundred and iixty-two, in the Second Year- of Our Rer^n. . 7 V GOD 5ave the KING.7. ' V St. James's* January 2. � IS Majefty in Council was this Day pleafed * - to order/ Thata like Fail mould-be obferved throughout His-.Kingdom of Ireland, upon Friday' the Twelfth Day of March'next^ being the Day appointed fdr'the Fall in England. And to that End, His Majefly bath. thougW^^prpper to dired 'the Lord lieutenant of Ireland to% caufe a Proclama,tion to be forthwith publilhed in th*at Kingdom. - St, Jamtss,' January.t&. . , The following Addrefs of the Governor and Conn-dl of the Bahama Illands in America, hayihg been tranfroitted to the' Earl of Egrempnt, one. Pf Hi�. 'Majefty's Principal Secretaries of State, has beep prefested to the King":/ Which Addrels His Majefty'. waf pleafed to receive yerygracibufly. ; To ^be Kisg^ moft Excellent Majefty, Th^^'umble Aa^drefs of the Governpr and CoUnS of Uie Bahama Jflands in America, v. Mqy.itpUaffjeKrMajefy, . . 1T7E your Majeft^V moft loyal'arii dutiful Sub-VV - jecis, ihe Governor a�t Council of your" Majefty> Colony of the Bchama Jflands in. "America, humbly &g I^v� to congratulate your Majefty, upon your^ppy AcceiSon to the Crown of yoor.' Britifh Xknolnidns.} ah Event, whreh opens to usfo" fair a Profpecl of its being produftive, iiot b%of tke Felicity-of yoiir Majefty*s own Subje&s, %:d|' ihie greattft Advantages' for reflbring die general Tfaaciuiiity 6f Enrbpe, that we -have tievutmoa Reafonto iamtt-it will cbmpenfate fpr the great IbfsV If* &&ucfd w&s cecwfe of joiir Maj^ty^ law '-y ���::::^:-::\ �: >y: < ; Roy�l ;