Compiled by Sara E. Lewis
From an index to the Virginia Gazette, produced in 1950 by Lester J. Cappon and Stella F. Duff of the Institute of Early American History and Culture (Omohundro Institute) with additional Gloucester (including Kingston Parish) material not captured by the indexers. Annual lists of world events put local listings in context. Please review primary source material before citing.

Sunday, May 9, 2010

August 4, 1738 - Thompson, Montgomery, Rae, Moore, Lansdon, Stovel, Wilkie, Waff, Friend

Enter’d in York River.
July 27. Sloop Molly, of Virginia, John Thompson, Master, from Barbadoes, with 45 Hogsheads, 8 Tierces, and 9 Barrels of Rum, 69 Barrels of Sugar, 1 Bag of Cotton, and 3 Negroes.
July 29. Ship Exchange, of Scarborough, Walter Montgomery, Master, from the Isle of May, with 4500 Bushels of Salt.
July 29. Ship Buchanan, of London, Robert Rae, Master, from Piscataway, with a Parcel of wooden Ware.
Aug. 4. There is a Ship arrived from Guinea, with about 300 Negroes, consign’d to Col. Moore.

Clear’d out.
July 24. Ship Mortimer, of Bristol, Robert Lansdon, Master, for Bristol, with 449 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 30 Tons of Iron, 5120 Staves, 51 Oak Boards, and 22 Deer Skins.
July 29. Sloop Joseph and John, of Bermuda, Joseph Stovel, Master, for Bermuda, with 1000 Bushels of Corn, 10 Bushels of Wheat, 80 Geese, 48 Ducks, 1 Mast, and 3 Sparrs.
July 29. Brigantine Martha and Sally, of Montrose, William Wilkie, Master, for London, with 186 Hogsheads of Tobacco, and 2000 Staves.
Aug. 3. Ship Exchange, of Scarborough, Walter Montgomery, Master, for South Potowmack, with 1500 Bushels of Salt.
Aug. 4. Ship Micajah and Philip, of London, Elias Waff, Master, for London, with 684 Hogsheads of Tobacco, and 9000 Staves.
Aug. 4. Ship Gooch, C. Friend, Mast. will clear this Day.