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London Gazette (Newspaper) - July 20, 1762, London, Middlesex A * A * H t i Prom. Cuefbap July .-20, to ^aturtiap July 24, 1762. ^T. the. Court at 6>, James\ the 14th Day of P. R,E S E N. T, . . The.K LN GV-moft Excellent Majefty in Council. HE RE AS His Majefty Was pleafed, by His Order in Council of the 2d of; April laft, to direft, That the Bounties of Six Pounds for every able-Seaman,*'and of Three Pounds for every ordinary Seaman, fhould- continue to'be paid to every fuch* able and ordinary Seaman, not;above trie Age of *�ify, nor under-the Age of Eighteen-Years, Who fhould,  ori- or before the 31ft Day Of May laft,-voluntarily enter them (elves' to ferve in His Ma-jelly's Navy, either with the Captains or Lieutenants of-His Majefty's Ships, or 'the CMef Officers on Board inch Tenders as fhould be employed for raifing.Men fof the Service of His Majefty's Royal Navy : Arjd alfo that the. Bounty of Thirty Shillings fhould 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 lhouldv on' or befoje.the faid 3-1 ft Day of May laft, voluntarily enter .themfelves in like Mariner ro ferve in His ^ajefty.\s Royal Navy ; and that a Reward of Five Pounds for every able, and of Two Pounds Ten Schillings for every- ordinary Seaman, fhould continue to be paid -to.any -Perfon who fhould'difcover any Stf-man or Seamen who may' 'fecret themfelves, fo that fu'-h Seamaa or Sesmen fhould be taken, for His. Majefty's. faid Service,.on or before - And the faid Thirty-firft Day ot JVIay I aft. the Time limited faid whereas die Time limited for paying the Bounties ,and Rewards hath been continued- and extended to the 31ft of this Inftant July; And it being judged expedient for His Majefty's Service, 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 trie -*i.J 51ft Day. of this Jnftant July, to the 30th Day of September next: And that the faid Bounties and Rewards be paid in the Manner directed by. His Majefty's aforementioned Order in Council of. the zd of -April laft Whereof all ferfons concerned are to take Hotice, and govern themfelves accordingly. W. Sharpe. the (Majefty: Which-Addrefs His Majefty was pleafed J to receive very gracioufly. To the King's mbft Excellent-Majefty, The humble Addrefs of the Governor, Council* and Affembly of Barbados. L -I. May it pleafeyour Majefly, WE your Majefty's moft loyal Subjects, Governor, Council, and Affembly of Barbados, with Joy and  Gratitude inexpreliible, congratulate the Succefs of your Majefty's Arms in theft Seas. : ' _ * The amazing Intrepidity of your Majefty's Forced by Sea and Land, ftrikes a Terror that difarms Re- ' fiftance. The boafted Strength of Martinico, fortified by Nature and Art, has only, contributed to-enhance the Glory of the rapid Conqueft, ..Granada* and the adjacent Iflands, fubmitting to the fame Fate, we fee the noble Plan compleated, and your Majefty the Sovereign of all the French Caribbeesr The Neutral Iflands of St. Lucia and St, Vincent^ ufurped like Dominico, by Fraud and Violence, are, by this Event, reftored again, like Dominico, to your Majefty's Power and Dominion. By thus becomihg the Mafter of an.extenfive and connected Chain of fruitful Iflands* commodious Harbour?, and ftrong Fortrefles ; your Majefty has multiplied to the Britifh Nation the Sources of Wealth and Power ; and added uncommon Facility to the Means of their Defence. May the happy Confequences be extended to remote Pofter'ity ; and the moft important Acquifnion be effe&ually fecured by'a Colony truly Britifh- � 'The Inhabitants of this, your Majefty's Jftand participate in rmtny and Tignal Advantages ariiing from fuch a Situation, It alfo expofes us to peculiar Misfortunes. The Goodj we acknowledge with becoming Thankfulnefs. The Evil, we humbly truft, will at leaft be mitigated to old and faithful Subjects, by your Majefty's Humanity arid Wifdom,* We "are, Your Majefty's mofr. Loyal, moft Dutiful* and moft Faithful Subjects and Servants: St. Jartes^s, July 24. . - The following Addrefs of the Governor, .Council,; aftch-Affembly of Barbados, having been* trani-mitted to the Earl of Egremont, one of His Majefty's Principal Secretaries of State, by Charles Pinfold, Efq; their'Governor, has been prefented to His [ Price Three Pence. ] Suhflance of Advices received by Shipping the I'pb and igtb of this Months at the Iflands of Stilly and Guernjey, from Newfoundland. On^the 24th of June, four French Men of Wat, and a Bomb Ketch, entered the Bay of Bulls, amf landed fome Troops; which, after feizing upon the fmall Settlement in that Bay, marched direftly for St. John's, of which the French General took Pof* feffion on the 27th, by Capitulation with the Garrifon* The Terms of which were, That the Inhabitants ftould ;