Chronology of Events For March 1755

March 25: “His Majesty having, by a gracious message to the House of Lords, signified the necessity of augmenting our forces by sea and land, in order to provide the security of our colonies in America, as well as for the defence of these kingdoms.”

March 27: The Commons resolves that a sum not exceeding 1,000,000l. be granted to his Majesty on account, towards enabling him to augment his forces by sea and land, and to take such measures for the security of his dominions, as may be necessary in the present conjuncture.

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