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London Gazette (Newspaper) - October 26, 1762, London, Middlesex Jltumfc, 10256. From Curf&ap October 26, to ^aturOaj Odober 30, 1762. AT the Court at St. James':, the 17th Day of . September, 1762, PRESENT, The KTNG's moft Excellent Majefty in Council. WHEREAS His Majefty was pleafed, by His Order in Council of the 2d of April laft, to direct, 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 Ma-, jelly's Navy, either with the Captains or Lieutenants of His Majefty's Ships, or the Chief Officers on Board fuch Tenders as Ihould be employed for raifing Men for the Service"of His Majefty's Royal Navy :\And alfothat the Bounty of Thirty Shillings Ihould be continued to be paid to every able bodied Landman n6t above the Age of Thirty Five, nor tinder the Age of Eighteen Years, who fhould, on or before the faid 31ft Day of May lail, voluntarily enter trftrafelvesin like Manner to ferve in His Majefty's Royal Navy j and that a Reward of Five Pounds for every able, and of Two Pounds Ten Shillings for every ordinary Seaman, mould continue to be paid to any Perfon who mould difcoyer any Seaman or Seamen who may fecret themfelves, fo that fuch Seaman or Seamen fhould be taken for His Majefty's faid Service, on or before the faid Thirty-flrft Day of May Iaft.- 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 Majefty's Service, *hat the fame Ihould 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 Bounties and Rewards be paid in the Manner directed by His Majefty's aforementioned Order in Council of the 2d of April lail. Whereof all Perfons concerned are to take Notice, and govern themfeives accordingly. W, Blair. St. Jameses, Ocloler 30. "The following Addrefs of the High Sheriff, Nobility, Gencry, Clergy and Freeholders of the County of Stafford, has betn prefented to His Majefty by Sir Edward Littleton, High Sheriff, and the .Right Hon. the Ltwd Grey, one of their Reprefen-tatives in Parliament, being introduced by the Lord of His Majefty's Bed-Chamber in Waiting : Which Addrefs His Majefty was pleafed to receive very gfacioufly. f Moft gracious Sovereign, PE your Majefty's moft dutiful and loyal Subjects, the High Sheriff", Nobility, Gentry, [ Price Six Pence, ] Clergy, and Freeholders of the Cotmty of StafWd, beg Leave humbly to offer unto your .Majefty our moft fincere Congratulations on the fafe Delivery of your Royal Confort, and on the Birth of a Prince j Circumftances of the utmoft Importance, to your Majefty's Royal Family, and to the Welfare and Happinefs of all y6ur Majefty's Subjects. That full and perfect Enjoyment of dur Civil and' Religious Liberties, which your Majefty, after the Example of your Royal Anceftors, is ever attentive to defend us in, engages us, from Motives of Intereft and Gratis tude, as well as of Loyalty, to afTure your Majefty of our unfpeakable Joy on thefe Occafions: For nothing remained to us your Subjects to wilh for, but a Perpetuity of the fame Bleffings we feel under your Majefty's moft aufpicious and mild Government. The Profpect of thefe is now enlarged to us by the Birth of a Prince, of whom we indulge the higheft Expectations, as he has the beft Examples before him of both publick and private Virtue. From the Union of thefetwo Qualities, which thus diftinguifh your Majefty and your Royal Confort fo eminently, it is, that every Thing may be expected which can make your Majefty revered Abroad and your People happy at Home. And of that unparalleled Unanimity amongft us, which refults from it, we moft; fenfibly experience the good Effects at this Time, ia the diftinguifhed Succefles, which, under the Favour of God, and the Wifdom of your Councils, have attended on your Majefty's Arms. The intire Redaction, of the Havannah, with its Dependencies, and of the Fleets contained in its Harbour, to your Majefty's Service, we cannot forbear mentioning, as amongft the moft Angular Proofs of it in the Coiirfe of this tedious and expenfive War. As thefe, in the Hands of your Enemies, would have been the effectual Means of their Prolonging the Troubles, with which they; are difturbing Mankind; fo now, in the Hands of your Majefty, will they tend to re-ftore that Peace and Tranquilliy to the whole World, which you wilh fo heartily to accomplifti, and on 'Terms the moll advantagious to your own Honour, and r,he Good of your People. That your Majefty may long live the Guardian of that Virtue and Valour yoa labour to infpire your Subjects with, and be for many Years the Ruler of a Dutiful and Loyal People; and that thefe your Kingdoms may continue fecure to the lateft Ages, under your Majefty, and in your Royal Line, is the earneft Prayer of your Majefty's moft faithful Servants. The following Addrefs of the High Sheriff, Nobility, Gentlemen, and Clergy of the County of Derby, has been prefented to His Majefty : Which Addrefs His Majefty was pleafed to receive very gracioufly. The humble Addrefs of the High Sheriff, Nobility, Gentlemen, and Clergy cf . the County of Derby. May it pleafe your Majejtfi, TO accept the dutiful and loyal Congratulation^ of the High Sheriff, Nobilitjr, Gentlemen, and Clergy of your County of Derby, on the happy Occafioft of rhe Birth of 3 Prince, and the Recovery of ;