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.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

August 5, 1737 - Moses, White, Trott, Upcott, Lewis, White, Collis

Last Saturday Enter’d in York River, the Ship Sarah of Ramsgate, John Moses, Master, from London, and Cadiz, having on board Ballast; who met on her Voyage, betwixt Cadiz and Virginia, a Dutch Ship that Founder’d, and had in her Hold Seven Foot Water, when Capt. Moses came to her; he took on board his Ship the Master and all the Crew, and took out what Goods he could, and best Part of the Rigging, which is landed in York Town.


Enter’d in York River.
July 18. Sloop Industry, of Virginia, John White, Master, from Maryland, with Ballast.
---- 24. Sloop Susannah, of Bermuda, Samuel Trott, Master, from St. Christophers, having on board 1200 Bushels of Salt, and 2 Barrels of Train Oil.
----. Brig. Abingdon, of Virginia, John Upcott, Master, from Madeira and Barbadoes, having on board 22 Pipes, 10 Hogsheads and 7 small Firkins of Rum, One Hogshead and One Tierse of Molasses, and 14 Barrels of Sugar.

Clear’d out of York River.
July 18. Ship Virginia, of Bristol, Richard Lewis, Master, bound for Bristol, having on board 382 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 35 Tons of Iron, 4550 Staves, and a Cask of Skins.
----. Sloop Industry of Virginia, John White, Master, for Maryland, having on board 400 Bushels of Salr, and 7 Dozen Bottles of Madeira Wine.
August 1. Ship Juliana, of Bristol, Thomas Collis, Master, for Bristol, with 307 Hogsheads of Tobacco, One Cask of Rattle-snake Root, 16 Tons of Iron, and 4300 Staves.