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 noticed or selected by the indexers. Annual lists of world events put local listings in context. Please review primary source material before citing.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

January 12, 1739 - Coffin, Seymour, Patchet, Lewis, Trott, Lambert, Wilson, Briggs, Southwick

Enter’d in York River.
December 18. Sloop Dove, of New-England, Alexander Coffin, Master, from Rhode-Island, with 4 Barrels of Cyder, a Parcel of Joyners Ware, 1000 Weight of Cheese, 2 Barrels of Fish, 1 Tierce of Rum, a Horse, and 2 Hogsheads of Molasses.
-- 28. Sloop Pearle, of Bermuda, Daniel Seymour, Master, of Bermuda, with 500 Bushels of Salr, 30 l. in Cash, 1 Tierce of Rum, and a Parcel of Straw Ware.
-- 29. Brig. Ann and Betty, of Lancaster, Allan Patchet, Master, from Lancaster, and Barbadoes, with sundry European Goods, 8 Barrels of Sugar, 4 Casks of Rum, 15 Boxes of Candles, 6 Firkins of Butter, and 4 Pistoles.
January 1. Ship Virginia, of Bristol, Richard Lewis, Master, from Bristol, with sundry European Goods.
-- 1. Sloop Mary, of Bermuda, Perrent Trott, Master, from Bermuda, with 4 Hogsheads of Mollasses, 1 Hogshead of Rum, 1 Tierce of Sugar, 600 Bushels of Salt, a Parcel of Straw Ware, 1000 Oranges, and 40 l. in Cash.
-- 11. Ship Williamsburg, of Bristol, Jonathan Lambert, Master, from Bristol, with sundry European Goods, as per Manifest and Cockets.

Clear’d out.
November 23. Sloop Molly, of Virginia, Thomas Wilson, Master, for Madeira, with 2014 Bushels of Wheat, 230 Bushels of Corn, 107 Bushels of Bonnavests, a Hogsheads and 2 Barrels of Bees-Wax, 4 Barrels of Glower, and 400 Hogshead Staves.
December 9. Schooner Grampus of Virginia, John Briggs, Master, for Madeira, with 2300 Bushels of Wheat, 1200 Pipe Staves, and 143 lb. of Bees-Wax.
January 1. Brig. Abingdon, of Virginia, Thomas Southwick, Master, for Madeira, with 2709 Bushels of Wheat, 152 Bushels of Pease, 112 Bushels of Corn, and 2000 Weight of Bread.