Add for batteau men 1759 Philidelphia
By His Excellency, General A M H E R S ?Y Commander in Chief of His M A J E S T Ys Forces in North - America, &c, ' ' Men will be H E R E A S a Number of Bat toe wanted for His Maiefty's Service the enfuin Campaign, I have thought fit to publilh the following Pro - pofals f or the Encouragement of fuch Perfons as are in dined to enter into that Service, viz. . ! : That they be formed into Companies of 50 Men each, with a. Captain and one Lieutenant,, the Captain Ten Shillings per Day : the Lieutenant, Six Shillings per Day ;': and each private Man Three Shillings per Day,! NewYorlc Currency, with Twenty Days Advance Pay, to be paid" Seethe ioth Day of March next atBofton, Rhode - Ifiand, .Harford, New - York, Elizabeth - Town and Philadelphia and to be found in Provifions, agreeable to the Praclice of - the Army. .(Every fit Man for a Captain, that raifes 30 Men, fhall have the Conimifiion. Likewife every fit Man for a Lieutenant, thatraifes 20 Men, (hall have the Com - raifiion. And every Man, is. to be well clothed, and be furniflied with a good Firelock, Powder Horn'i Shot.Bag, and Cover for the Lock of his Gun; with three Pound of Kail fit: for his - Gun, and a good Blanket. . The whole to be at Albany the soth of March next, without Fail, there' to ue - reviewed ny, proper umcers j and none win ue accepted in this Service but young, ftrong, aclive Men,' accuftomed :to Hardfliios. and the Ufe of a Gun ; and to remain in the Service during the Campaign, and no longer. All perfons - who intend to engage in the above Service as . Captains, are to fend their Names and Places of Abode to Colonel Bfadftreet, at Albany, as foon as poflible. : , . JEFF. AMHERST. New - York, January 29, 1759. ' ! ' . - !