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

January 13, 1738 - Perrin, Littlepage

To all Gentlemen, and Others, Capt. John Perrin, Owner of the Snow John and Mary, lying at Mr. Littlepage’s Wharf, on Pamunky River, Gives Notice, That the said Snow has Now actually above Half her Loading of Tobacco engag’d for Bristol; and wants about One Hundred Hogsheads to complete her Loading: And therefore makes this Proposal, in Order to have her a forward Vessel, That if any Gentlemen will make up that Number of Hogsheads, and give Orders for them, by the Beginning of April, so that she may sail by the Middle of the Month, that he will, on those Terms, agree to settle the Freight of all her Loading, at Seven Pounds Sterling per Ton.