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Page 523 - Captain General and Governor in Chief, in and over the Province of New York and the Territories depending thereon in America...
Page 507 - CAPTAIN GENERAL AND GOVERNOR IN CHIEF IN AND OVER THE PROVINCE OF NEW YORK and the territories depending thereon in America...
Page 534 - GEORGE the Third, by the grace of GOD of Great-Britain, France and Ireland King, defender of the faith, and so forth,; and in the year of our LORD one thousand seven hundred and eighty-eight.
Page 536 - YORK, and the Territories depending thereon in America. HAVING received Information that the Inlistment of Volunteers to serve in the Forces in the Pay of this Colony, has been greatly discouraged, from an Apprehension that they may be compelled to enter in the King's Regular Forces, and that such of them as are already or may be hereafter embarked, are to proceed on some Service from whence they will not speedily return : In order to remove such Prejudices, and the Obstruction that might arise thereby...
Page 534 - WHEREAS, It is highly essential to the Interests and Security of His Majesty's Subjects in North- America, that the Regular Regiments, serving there, be recruited with all convenient Expedition, to their full Complement of Effectives ; a Service which the King having much at Heart, and seeing the Impracticability of accomplishing it from Great Britain, considering how that Country is drained by the great Number of Men furnished for...
Page 500 - An Act providing for Three Hundred effective Men, exclusive of Officers, to be employed against the Enemy Indians, and for One Hundred and Seventy-three Men, Officers included, to garrison several Forts on the Frontiers of this Colony, in such manner as the Commander in Chief of all his Majesty's Forces in North America shall think proper ; and also for Three Hundred effective Men, exclusive of Officers, to guard the Western Frontiers of this Colony, under the Direction of the Governor or Commander...
Page 515 - Majesty having nothing more at Heart than to repair the Losses and Disappointments of the last inactive and unhappy Campaign, and by the most vigorous and extensive Efforts to avert, by the Blessing of God on his Arms, the Dangers impending...
Page 538 - McEntire, aged 20, born in Scott land, labourer, 5 feet 7, black hair, dark complexion, grey eyes. Henry Hazard, born in Ireland, 5 feet 5, dark brown hair, fair complexion, black eyes. John Chandler, born in England, black hair, dark complexion, black eyes. All the above Deserters had on when they went away their Regimentals. Any Person taking up any of them, and secures them in any of his Majesty's Gaols, shall receive from the Commanding Officer of New York Troops, Forty Shillings, Reward. The...
Page 500 - Colonies, an Army of Twenty thousand Men, to invade, in Conjunction with a Body of his Majesty's Regular Troops, the French Possessions in Canada; for emitting Bills of Credit for the like Sum ; and for sinking and cancelling the said Bills in short Periods...
Page viii - Privates, Michael Silk, Rowland McGill, John Clark, Francis Sewerwax, Valentine Brown, Edward Ryan, Walter Michael John, Timothy Conner, John Morrison, Joseph Craft, Philip Boulton' Alderson Reagen. NAMES OF DECEASED SOLDIERS, 1756 TO 1762, WHOSE HEIRS RECEIVED THE PAY DUE THEM AT THE TIME OF THEIR DEATH. [From the Commissariat Accounts of John Cruger, Beverly Robinson and Peter Van Brugh Livingston,] 1756 John Dun, John Myer, jun., Aaron Garrison, Joseph Passmore, Jack, indian, John Cois, Jacob...

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