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 25, 1737 - Thompson, Halden, Briggs, Rumney, Tillidge, Saunders, Langland, Dansie, Reynolds, Bartlet , Trott, Brown, Moses, Halden

Enter’d in York River.
October 12, Sloop Molley, of Virginia, John Thompson, Master, from Jamaica, with 1000 Gallons of Rum and 114 l. Cash.
October 24. Ship Grehound, of Bristol, Edward Halden, Master, from Rappahannock, with 3000 Staves, and 60 Tons of Iron.
October 28. Sloop John and Mary, of Virginia, J. Briggs, Master, from St. Christopher’s and Anguila, with 5 Tierces, 1 Hogshead of Molasses, 600 Bushels of Salt, and 102 l. Cash.
November 12. Ship Hanover, of Bristol, Roger Rumney, Master, from Bristol, with sundry European Goods, and 2 Passengers.
November 15. Brigantine John and Mary, of Virginia, Richard Tillidge, Master, from Bristol, with sundry European Goods, and 1 Cask of Spirits.

Clear’d out.
Sept. 16. Brice Galley, of Bristol, Abraham Saunders, Master, for Bristol, with 44 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 30 Tons of Iron, and 9200 Staves.
Sept. 17. Brig. Priscilla, of Virginia, James Langland, Master, for Bristol, with 126 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 7 Barrels of Turpentine, 18 Tons of Iron, 47 Walnut Plank, 49 Gum Ditto, 7350 Staves, and 1 Bag of Wool.
Sept. 29. Ship Braxton, of London, Th. Dansie, Master, for London, with 270 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 6000 Staves, 35 Tons of Iron, Oak Plank, old Copper, Brass, and Beaver Skins.
Sept. 29. Ship Braxton, of London, Thomas Reynolds, Master, for London, with 256 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 32 Tons of Iron, 10,000 Staves, some Plank, old Iron, Snake-root, and Skins.
Sept. 30. Ship Hobhouse, of Bristol, J. Bartlet, Master, for Bristol, with 14,500 Staves, 25 Tons of Iron, Plank, and sundry returned Goods.
October 5. Sloop Susannah, of Bermuda, Samuel Trott, Master, for Bermuda, with Plank, Staves, Oak Timbers, Hoop-Poles, and 2 Masts.
October 5. Schooner Lark, of Virginia, Rich. Brown, Master, for Rhode-Island, with 100 Bushels of Salt, new Sails, and Cordage.
October 26. Ship John and Sarah, of London, J. Moses, Master, for London, with 334 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 4400 Staves and Plank.
November 24. Ship Greyhound, of Bristol, Edw. Halden, Master, for Bristol, with 60 Tons of Iron, 8400 Staves, and 3 Tons of Elephant’s Teeth.