Three men for the Navy
Recruitment poster for 'The War of Captain Jenkins' ear'.
Inscribed 'THREE MEN FOR THE
For the Townships of Chipping, Dutton,
Seamen or Landmen,
To serve in his Majesty's NAVY during the present War only;
and as the Time for accepting such Volunteers expires on
Wednesday next, the 14th of December, it is hoped that no True-
Born BRITISH TAR will lose so favourable an Opportunity.
Such as make an immediate Application will be preferred, and
over and above a handsome Bounty, will be entitled to, and
receive, Advantages superior to any other Service, viz. The
Families and Friends of Volunteers will receive Monthly Pay,
and the Volunteers themselves will have a bountiful Supply
of CLOATHING, BEEF, GROG, FLIP and STRONG BEER,
also a certainty of PRIZE-MONEY, as the men entered for
this Service will be sent to Capture
The Rich Spanish Galleons,
and in Consequence will return loaded with Dollars and
HONOURS, to spend their Days in PEACE and PLENTY.
BOUNTY will be paid by applying to JOHN SWINGLEHURST, of
Chipping; THOS DEWHURST of Dutton; and JAMES HIGGS,
- Image reference: A9908
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
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