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

December 9, 1737 - Lewis, Charnock, Booth, Atwood, Thompson, Tillidge, Littlepage, Perrin

Enter’d in York River.
December 2. Ship Virginia, of Bristol, Richard Lewis, Master, from Bristol, with European Goods.
---- 5. Ship Staunton, of London, Samuel Charnock, Master, from London, with European Goods.
---- 5. Ship Haswell, of London, John Booth, Master, from London, with European Goods.
---- 6. Schooner Swallow, of New-England, John Atwood, Master, from Boston, with Cheese, Dishes, Chairs, Iron Potts, Tables, Cyder, Wooden Ware, Axes, Cranberries, Salt, Cod-Fish, Rum and Molasses.

Clear’d Out.
December 2. Sloop Molly of Virginia, John Thompson, Master, for Jamaica, with 50 Barrels of Pork, 50 Barrels of Beef, 50 Barrels of Flour, 30 Barrels of Bread, 1000 Bushels of Pease, 10 Boxes of Candles, 500 lb. of Butter, and 10,000 Shingles.


The Brigantine John and Mary, Richard Tillidge, Master, now lies at Mr. Richard Littlepage’s Wharf, on Pamunkey River, ready to take in Tobacco on Freight, at the usual Rate, for Bristol. It is intended she shall sail in March. Any Persons inclinable to freight their Tobacco are desired to give or send their Orders to Capt. John Perrin, of Gloucester, or to Capt. Tillidge, aforesaid, who will give constant Attendance at the adjacent Courts, for that Purpose.