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

October 6, 1738 - Compton, Rae

Yesterday sail’d out of York River, bound for England, His Majesty’s Ship the Sea-horse, Capt. James Compton, Commander, which hath been on this Station upwards of Three Years.


Clear’d out of York River.
October 4. Ship Buchanan, of London, Robert Rae, Master, for London, with 689 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 11,100 Staves, 200 Feet of Walnut Plank, and 2 Tons of Iron.