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.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

July 15, 1737 - Williams, Saunders, Whiting, Whitesides, Ludlow, Briggs, Eccles, Trotter, Gaines

Enter’d in York District.
July 1. Brig. Priscilla, of Virginia Richard Williams, Master, from London, and Madeira, having on board sundry European Goods, and 23 Pipes and 1 Hogshead of Madeira Wine.
---- 4. Ship Brice, of Bristol, Abraham Saunders, Master, from Africa, with 409 Slaves, 214 Scrivilloes, 44 Teeth, and 7 Weight of Mallageta Peper.
Clear’d out.
June 25. Ship Whitaker, of London, Robert Whiting, Master, for London, with 635 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 8000 Staves, and 53 Tons of Iron.
June 27. Ship Gooch, of London, William Whitesides, Master, for London, with 553 Hogsheads of Tobacco, and 7000 Staves.
June 29. Ship York of Bristol. Joseph Ludlow, Master, for Bristol, with 412 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 6000 Staves and 30 Tons of Iron.
June 30. Sloop John and Mary of Virginia, John Briggs, Master, for Barbadoes, with 1400 Bushels of Corn, 11000 Shingles, and 100 Bushels of Pease.
July 8. There is a Ship belonging to Dublin, arriv’d with Wine from Madeira, which is bound for Philadelphia; the Master’s Name is ----- Eccles.

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STOLE or gone adrift from York River in Virginia, a Pilot-Boat, with Two Masts, Twenty Four Foot Keel, Nine Foot Beam, and painted Red: Her Gripe on the Stem secur’d with Two Iron Stirups; Sails, and all other Materials. Whosoever will give any Intelligence of the same, to Mr. Trotter, at Edenton, or to the Subscriber in York River, so that he may have the same, shall have a Pistole Reward, or if they contrive the same to the said Subscriber, shall have Five Pistoles Reward, paid by Francis Gaines.