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

November 11, 1737 - Rumney, Ludlow, Hoggatt, Johnson, Wilson, Perrin

This Day arriv’d in York River, the Ship Hanover, Capt. Roger Rumney, from Bristol, in about 7 Weeks. Capt. Ludlow is come a Passenger in her; and his Ship is to follow him shortly.


Stray’d away from Mr. Anthony Hoggatt’s Plantation, in Goochland County, a small well-shap’d black Horse, with a thick Main, Switch Tail; mark’d on the Buttock with Three Dotts, is supposed to have come down upon Pamunkey, or towards York Town. Whoever brings him to Mr. William Johnson’s, in Hanover County, or to Mr. John Wilson’s, in Henrico, or to Capt. Perrin, in Gloucester, shall receive Ten Shillings Reward, from John Perrin.