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

September 8, 1738 - Matthews, Hope

This is to give Notice, That the Subscriber, now living in Gloucester County, keeps a Ferry from Cappahosack, in the said County, to the Marsh belonging to the late Capt. Matthews’s, (which is much the nearer Way to and from Williamsburg;) whereby Gentlemen may depend on a ready Passage: And any Person wanting to come over to Gloucester, upon making a Fire on the said Marsh, may be sure of having the Boat to come for them, without any Delay, By their humble Servant, Richard Hope.