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.

Sunday, May 9, 2010

May 5, 1738 - Thompson, Willis, Kerr, Martin, Dansie, Harwood

Enter’d in York River.
May 1. Sloop Molly, of Virginia, John Thompson, Master, from Jamaica, having on board 45 Casks of Mellasses, 200 Gallons of Rum, 1 Hogshead of Sugar, 1 Bag of Ginger, and One Hundred Pounds of Cash. She belongs to Col. Frances Willis.
May 1. Sloop Coan, of Virginia, John Kerr, Master, from Dublin, having on board a Chest of White and Brown Linens, Provisions, and 53 Passengers. She is in the Employ of Col. Martin, who is arriv’d in her.
May 4. Ship Braxton, of London, Thomas Dansie, Master from London, and Lisbon, having on board Ballast.
May 4. This Day came round from James River, the Ship -------- John Harwood, Master, in order to take in Tobacco for London.

Clear’d out. None.