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Title:       By the King. A Proclamation, For giving Encouragement to Seamen
             and Able-bodied Landmen to enter themselves on Board His Majesty's
             Ships of War; and for granting Rewards for discovering such Seamen
             as shall conceal themselves
Publisher:   Printed by Mark Baskett . . and by the Assigns of Robert Baskett,
             London, 1762.
Description: A seemingly unrecorded proclamation offering increased bounties to
             those joining the royal navy, plus providing for rewards to those
             discovering "Seamen who may secret themselves" and who are then
             taken into custody; no copy in COPAC, ESTC or OCLC
Condition:   Broadside measuring about 13x20 inches, trimmed at the lower left
             margin, very light browning, three folds, crisp and well
             preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:     W-79635                Price: $    1250.00
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