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Portsmouth: Governor Wentworth publishes a proclamation of Commadore James Gambier extending amnesty to any of his majesty’s sailors who return to post, having deserted. Gambier also threatens press gangs if his majesty’s sailors do not return to their duty and promises a 40 shilling reward for the return of any seaman.
London: the electors of Westminster petitioned the king to dissolve parliament so as to elect new members who are not so dependent on royal favor.
London: A letter of Sir. Continue Reading »