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

March 18, 1737 - Compton, Norris

The Seahorse Man of War, our Station Ship, now in York River, under the Command of Capt. Compton, is getting ready with all Expedition, to sail to Georgia; and it’s expected she will be join’d, off the Capes, by Capt. Norris, in the New-York Station Ship.