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.

Sunday, May 9, 2010

May 12, 1738 - Forward, Beale

A Brigantine, belonging to Mr. Forward, is arriv’d in Pianketank, from London, but last from Lisbon.

Last Night arriv’d in York River, the Martin Galley, Capt. William Beale, from Bristol: By whom Letters are come, which advise, that a War with Spain seems unavoidable; and that Tobacco bears but a low Price.